She was born on November 13, 1928, in St. Joseph, Missouri to Thomas and Estella Harris.
Betty married Jack McCush on February 27, 1948. He preceded her in death on March 30, 2009.
Mrs. McCush worked at Mead Products and she was a member of South Park United Methodist Church and the United Paper Workers Local #29.
Betty was preceded in death by her husband; parents; son, Dennis McCush; daughter, Carol Perman; and five brothers and sisters.
Survivors: sons, Jack McCush (Mary), Boonville, Missouri Roger McCush (Donna), Savannah, Missouri, and Bob McCush (Brenda), Plattsburg, Missouri; son-in-law, Jesse Perman; daughter, Christy Rupp (Mike), Cherokee, Iowa; brother, Richard Harris Sr. (Ethel); twenty grandchildren; nineteen great - grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services: 10:00 A.M. Saturday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, where friends may call after 3:00 P.M. Friday. The family suggests memorial gifts to South Park United Methodist Church.