Thursday, June 21, 2018

Bettie Sue Glass Futch – Obituary

Bettie Sue Glass Futch, age 79, a resident of Goreville, Illinois, passed away September 6, 2016 at her home.

Born February 15, 1937 in East Prairie, to the late Leonard David and Nancy Lucille Mason Glass, Bettie worked at Seibolds Bakery in Granite City for many years and attended First Presbyterian Church in Marion where she was a deacon. She was also very active in volunteer work for many different organizations. On July 30, 1955 at Eglin Airforce Base in Florida, she married Hubert Eugene “Gene” Futch who preceded her in death April 30, 2005.

Bettie is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Marcie & John Oertell of Clarksville, Tn; three sons and one daughter-in-law, David W. Futch of Mayfield, Kentucky, Charles “Ed” Futch of Mitchell, Il and Ken & Karon Futch of Rome, Ga; six grandchildren; four great-granchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, David Leonard and John Edward Glass.

Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Friday at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie where funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 10:30 am with Bro. Burt Corley and Bro. Wade Halva officiating. Burial will follow in the East Prairie Memorial Park Cemetery with Shelby Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers will be David Futch, Ed Futch, Ken Futch, Mike Glass, John Oertell and Burt Corley.

Honorary pallbearers will be C.J. Futch, Brynden Futch, Kenny Futch, Kyle Futch, Tamie Schofield and Christina Corley.

Online condolences can be made at

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