She was born June 6, 1947 in Clinton, Mo., the daughter of Russell Lee Armstrong and Irene Frances (Hall) Armstrong.
Betty was employed in the healthcare field, working for Golden Living Center-Westwood in Clinton, Mo.
She married Mike Steward, and he preceded her in death.
Surviving are two daughters, Shelly Keller and husband John, Warrensburg, Mo., and Robin Hankins, Clinton, Mo.; one brother, Donald Gene Armstrong, Independence, Mo.; one sister, Frances Elliott, Independence, Mo.; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents.
Memorial services are pending under the direction of the Bradley & Hadley Funeral Home, Clinton.