COVID-19 Update

As funeral professionals we have been asked by several people in our community how we will continue to serve our families. The families that we serve are always our top priority. We want to assure you that we are staying up to date with the changing information we receive everyday from public health officials and government agencies.

For families that experience the loss of a loved one, Daniel Funeral Home will remain prepared 24/7 to serve your family at your time of loss. We will continue to care for your loved one as usual and will follow the guidance and regulations from the Missouri Department of Health.

Our government officials, both federal and state, have advised that all public gatherings be limited to 10 persons or less in dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. We take this pandemic emergency very seriously and are committed to following those recommendations.

We will make every effort to accommodate families in making arrangements and conducting services in any capacity needed to ensure the safety of our community and of our staff while honoring their loved one. We thank you for your patience as we work to safeguard the wellness of everyone who enters our doors.

For the safety of all, until the authorities lift the restrictions, we are implementing the following:

Cremation services will follow the same guidelines as outlined above.

Daniel Funeral Home has been there for our community during difficult times, and we stand ready to help in any way that we can. If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Rest assured, we will continue to serve your family with dignity and respect through these uncertain times.


Betty passed on Sunday, April 7, 2019 in Carthage, MO.  Betty was born December 14, 1933 in Hartford, KS to Frances and Homer Combs and Clarence Woods. She was raised in Jerico Springs and Sheldon, MO. She played on the girls’ basketball team while attending Sheldon High School.

Betty married Robert Blanchard in December 1950 and they had 3 children together.

She worked at Bee Discount, Jim and Charlie’s Market and O’Sullivan Industries, where she retired in 1996.

Betty enjoyed music, dancing, baking, and spending time with her family and friends. She was always ready to lend a hand to anyone in need. She was a dedicated supporter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, which was a cause close to her heart.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence Woods, Homer and Frances Combs, sister Roberta Northup, brothers Ralph Woods, Lloyd Woods, Homer Combs Jr.

Betty is survived by a sister, Cora Lynn Combs of Irving TX; her children, Bobby Blanchard and her husband Jeff of Bisbee, AZ,  Mike Blanchard of Baton Rouge, LA, and Lisa Cunningham  and husband Ronnie of Lamar MO. Grandchildren; Travis Rodebush, Holly Hutchins and Tom England, Jenny De Luca and husband Paul, David Blanchard, Melanie Blanchard, Drew Cunningham and wife Sydney, Rylee Cunningham.  Great Grandchildren; Austin England, Caleb England, Colter England, Zoey Cunningham, Ruby De Luca, as well as four great great-granddaughters.

She will be dearly missed by those who called her Mom, Sister, Granny, Nanny, Grandma, and Friend.

Funeral service will be 2:00 pm Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Daniel Funeral Home with burial to follow in Sheldon Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 until service time, Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorial Donations may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in care of the Daniel Funeral Home.


#6 RE: Elizabeth "Betty" Anne BerryLarry Martinez 2019-04-15 18:00
Betty was such a wonderful person. So sorry and praying for the family
#5 LamarKyle Blanchard 2019-04-10 16:42
Our deeper sympathies and prayers for comfort to Betty's family.
#4 LamarKyle Blanchard 2019-04-09 22:58
Our deepest sympathies and prayers for comfort to Betty's entire family.
#3 Lockwood moLinda martin 2019-04-09 00:54
Lisa I’m so very sorry about your mom my prayers are with u and the family my heart goes out to all of you
#2 LamarKyle Blanchard 2019-04-09 00:54
Our deepest sympathies and prayers for comfort to Betty's entire family.
#1 RE: Elizabeth "Betty" Anne BerryBarb Thrasher 2019-04-08 21:29
Lisa, Mike, Bobby and Cora Lynn So sorry to hear of the loss of your sweet mom. I always enjoyed seeing her out and about and getting a chance to visit. She was always so gracious. Treasure your precious memories and take comfort in the promise we have in Jesus. Much love to all knew and loved her, Barb

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