Church-Archer-Pasley Funeral Home

119 E Franklin St, Liberty, MO


Valeta "Betty" Mae Havens

March 31, 1921October 6, 2019

Valeta “Betty” Havens, 98, of Liberty, MO, passed away October 6, 2019. Funeral services will be 11:00am, Thursday, October 10, 2019 at Church-Archer-Pasley Funeral Home, 119 E. Franklin St., Liberty, MO. Private interment will be in Glenridge Cemetery, Liberty, MO.

Valeta “Betty” Havens was born March 31, 1921 to Earl and Fern Helm in Lincoln, NE. She married her high school sweetheart, Tom A. Havens, on May 30, 1942. They had 60 wonderful years. He preceded her in death on August 24, 2002. Betty had 2 sisters, Beverly Webster and Maxine Slater who also preceded her in death.

Three children were born in this union, Thomas Havens, Jr. (Joyce), Steve Havens (Chris), and Nancy Montgomery (Jeff). Betty also leaves six grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren to cherish her memory. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother to her family. Betty will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

(Arrangements: Church-Archer-Pasley Funeral Home, 816-781-2000).


  • Steven Havens, Son
  • Tom Havens, Son
  • Jeff Montgomery, Son-In-Law
  • Ben Montgomery, Grandson
  • Eric Havens, Grandson
  • Blake Thomas, Friend


  • Funeral Service Thursday, October 10, 2019


Valeta "Betty" Mae Havens

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Tammy Cates

October 8, 2019

Thank you so much for the privilege of being able to care for Betty. In the short time that she was here at Norterre she became our family, and was loved by several staff members. May God Bless the family she has left behind. God Speed my little Betty