FREDONIA — Betty Lou Zimmerman, 83, of Fredonia died Saturday, March 23, 2013, at Salem Springlake Care Center.
She is survived by her daughter, Susan Holder of Marion; her sons, Bill Smith of Marion, Terry Smith of Fredonia, and Jeff Zimmerman of Winslow, Ind.; her stepchildren, Phyllis Freeman and Jeanice Hays, both of Illinois, Karla Zimmerman of Missouri, Butch Zimmerman of Utah and Conrad Zimmerman of Illinois; her sister, Jean Sullivan of Illinois; 24 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Oron O. “Gus” Zimmerman; and two brothers. Her parents were Walter S. and Bertha Pedigo Knowles.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at Holder Cemetery in Marion with interment to follow. Gilbert Funeral Home in Marion is in charge of arrangements.