In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Mercy Jefferson Hospital Hospice or American Cancer Society
Ida Elizabeth "Betty" Hocking, 82 of Festus entered into rest March 4, 2015 at Mercy Jefferson Hospital in Festus. She was a US Air Force veteran who served during the Korean War; she had worked as a cartographer for the State of Kansas and enjoyed crafting and reading. Born September 2, 1932, in Topeka, Kansas, to the late Roy and A. Faye (Parsons) Hood.
She is survived by a son: Brian (Tracy) Sherman of Hillsboro, MO. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. Hocking; and brothers: Robert Hood, Roy Hood and Henry Hood.