Bette J. (Middleton) Carney, 82, of Festus entered into rest Friday, May 23, 2008 at Festus Manor Nursing Center. She was a retired Civil Service employee who routed military transports through Lambert Airport. Born May 26, 1926, in East St Louis, IL, to the late Charles F. and Mabel Frances (Frailey) Middleton.
She is survived by her son, Barry L. (Marta) Sizemore of Festus; two grandchildren: Dan (Gina) McQuerrey of Wentzville and Toby (Yvonne) McQuerrey of Imperial; and seven grandchildren: Alyssa, Bryce, Macie, Zachary, Brandon, Evan and Katelyn.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Marshall E. Carney.