Betty Lou Kirk

September 28, 1934–April 22, 2018


Betty Lou Kirk, age 83, Joplin MO, passed away Sunday, April 22, 2018.

Betty was born September 28, 1934 in Brentwood, Arkansas to Walter Guy Standley and Mary Magdalene Dillard. They both preceded her in death in 1972. She was a longtime resident of Joplin, MO. She enjoyed spending time and talking with family and friends.

Betty was united in marriage to Billy Gene Kirk on June 27, 1959 in Springfield, MO. Bill survives.

Betty is also survived by a son, Scott Kirk, and wife Tina of Joplin; a daughter, Dana Tinsley, and husband Chuck of Neosho; six grandsons, Ryan Kirk, Kirk Tinsley,  Zachary Kirk, Chase Tinsley, Caleb Kirk, and Jared Kirk; five great-grandchildren, Violet Tinsley, Padon Kirk, Genevieve Tinsley, Ammon Kirk and Isabelle Kirk; a brother, Jerry Standley of Naches, Washington; a sister, Ruby Crowell of Carl Junction; and a multitude of nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held on Thursday, April 26th at 10:00 AM at Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery.  Arrangements are under the direction of Ozark Memorial Park Crematory.


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