September 13, 1925 - November 16, 2018
Betty Jane Crone, age 93, formerly of Hot Springs, Arkansas, passed away on November 16, 2018, at Neuvant House Assisted Living, Lawrence, Kansas. Betty was born on September 13, 1925, in Smackover, Arkansas. She moved with her parents to Hot Springs, Arkansas, at age 11 and lived there 80 years until moving to Lawrence, Kansas, with her daughter and son-in-law in 2016. Betty was married for 67 years to her beloved husband Hershel Crone. Early in their marriage, Betty and Hershel took in her parents. This was due to her parents' health problems. Betty cared for them throughout her adult life while also raising Donald and Teresa. She was a sweet Christian lady with enough love, patience and grace for all of us. Betty was a devoted wife, daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend. She was a talented seamstress and cook. She and Hershel loved to camp, fish, and be with family and friends. Betty, the matriarch of our family, will truly be missed. Betty is predeceased by her parents Herbert and Hilda Mogle; husband Hershel Crone; sisters Mildred Mogle (who died as an infant) and Margaret Harwell; and granddaughter, Nora Crone. She is survived by her son Donald Crone and wife Linda of Buford, Georgia; daughter Teresa Kemp and husband Steve of Lawrence, Kansas; one grandson Travis Crone of Little Rock, Arkansas; two granddaughters, Tracy Kemp Runck (Chris) of Lawrence, Kansas; Hayley Kemp Bennetts (Jeremy) of Lansing, Kansas; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation will be at Hot Springs Funeral Home Saturday, December 1, 2018, at 1:00 pm with the service to follow at 2:00 pm with Pastor Jeff Hill officiating. Burial will follow at Crestview Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Jeremy Bennetts, Travis Crone, Noah Crone, Bruce Fikes, Kerry Lee, and Christopher Runck. Honorary pallbearers are William Randel and Gabriel McNeely Memorial contributions may be made in her name to her church, Westminster Presbyterian, 3819 Central Ave, Hot Springs, Arkansas 71913; or to Oaklawn Baptist Church, 200 Oaklawn Street, Hot Springs, Arkansas 71913.
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