Memorials requested to American Lung Assn. or St. Jude Children's Hospital.
Betty Ann Faulkner, 82, of Bland, Mo. passed away on August 10, 2016, near Bland.
Betty was born in St. Louis County on June 27, 1934, to the late John and Dana (Hood) Melson. On January 6, 1951, in Piggott, Ark. she was united in marriage to Richard A. Faulkner. She was a member of St. Peter's United Church of Christ in Owensville and a member of the Dorcas Society.
She was also preceded in death by children, Dana Crowell and James Faulkner; great-grandson, Garrett Dennis; and brothers, Jack Melson and Bob Melson.
Her survivors include her husband, Richard of the home; children, Jackie Underwood and husband, Skip of Nashville, Ill. and Richard Faulkner and wife, Tammy of Bland; and by 13 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren, and four great, great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be on Saturday, August 20 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Peter's United Church of Christ in Owensville with Rev. Char Burch officiating.
Visitation will begin at 12 noon at the church.