age 89, of Festus, Missouri passed away Friday, May 11, 2018 at Crystal Oaks Skilled Nursing in Crystal City, Missouri. She was born December 7, 1928 in St. Louis, Missouri the daughter of the late Verli (nee Walker) and Peter Potamitis.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Welton F. Gegg; son John (the late Brenda) Gegg; sisters Esther (the late Ralph) Griffith and Marjie (the late Jack) DeBoor.
She is survived by sons Mark (Donna) Gegg of Festus, Stephen (Leslie) Gegg of Virginia Beach, Virginia and David (Kathleen) Gegg, of Festus; daughter Mary (the late Mike) Dill of Festus; sister Barbara (Dave) Buchholz of Arcadia, Florida; 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
She worked as a LPN at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis and was a long time member of Sacred Heart Church in Crystal City and K of C Ladies Auxiliary. Betty always loved to help with cooking for Sacred Heart Church functions, especially for funeral luncheons, and she was a supporter of Meals on Wheels and the Ozark Food Pantry.
Visitation from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at Vinyard Funeral Home in Festus. Funeral mass at 10:00 A.M Wednesday May 16, 2018 at Sacred Heart Church in Crystal City officiated by Fr. Clark Maes. Interment in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Crystal City. Memorials in her memory are preferred to the St. Vincent de Paul Society or the Ozark Food Pantry.