Betty J Musser

July 13, 1927February 28, 2018


Betty Jean Freeland Musser, age 90, died February 27 in Fayetteville, AR. A visitation will be held at McGilley Midtown Chapel at 20 W. Linwood Blvd, Kansas City, MO on March 5 from 12:00 – 1:30 pm with a graveside service at 2:00 pm at Forest Hill and Calvary Cemeteries, 6901 Troost Avenue, Kansas City, MO. Betty was born July 13, 1927 in Plattsburg, Missouri to Rachel Belk Freeland and George Stanley Freeland. Betty attended Plattsburg High School in Plattsburg, MO and Paseo High School in Kansas City, MO. She married John Jacob Musser on December 26, 1947. They were married 62 years and lived in Kansas City where they raised 3 children and were longtime members of the Visitation Church congregation. Betty was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her stepsister Alma Meeks Thompson, and her stepbrother Jewel Meeks. She is survived by her children: Christina Curles, Fayetteville, AR; Martha Coleman, Portland, OR; and John Musser, Sacramento, CA. She is also survived by her grandchildren: Holly Smith, Aaron Smith, and Jason Smith and her great-grandchildren. Fond memories and condolences may be left at:


  • Visitation Monday, March 5, 2018
  • Graveside Service Monday, March 5, 2018

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Rebecca Romanchuk

March 3, 2018

I'll always remember and treasure Aunt Betty and her generous spirit. Her active life and interests remain an inspiration to me. I feel very lucky to have known her. My deepest sympathy to her children and extended family.