BettyJo Voss

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BettyJo Voss, nee Combs, 61, of Belleville, IL, born March 22, 1960, in Oak Harbor, WA, died Saturday, July 31, 2021, at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, O’Fallon, IL.

BettyJo was a BTHS West graduate, Class of 1978. She then attended King School of Beauty and worked as a hairdresser for 6 years. Most recently she worked as a supervisor and office assistant at Belleville Grade School and High Mount Grade School.  BettyJo took great pride in helping raise her granddaughter by babysitting and caring for her from infant to toddler.

She was preceded in death by her father, Larry Combs; a brother, Jeff Combs; her grandmother, Daisy Combs; and her father-in-law, James F. Voss.

She is survived by her husband, David Voss; a daughter, Shannon Voss; a granddaughter, Lilah Rose Weinhause; her mother, Patricia Mudd; two sisters, Diana Morgan and Christy Carter; two brothers, James Combs and Scott Combs; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Private Family Visitation:  Visitation for family only will be held 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, August 21, 2021, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Public Visitation: Friends may visit from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, August 21, 2021, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.



11 Comments on BettyJo Voss

roger Munie said : Guest Report Sep 23, 2021 at 11:27 PM

Dave and family...we were so sorry to hear of Betty Jo's passing. She was a wonderful person, kind and loving and we will miss seeing her at the Union functions. Mary and Roger, Dave, and Mark and family (Munie)

  • New Baden IL
  • Illinois
Amanda Reichling said : Guest Report Aug 20, 2021 at 2:48 PM

I'm so very sorry to learn of the loss of my best friend's mother. My heart goes out to you and the entire family, Shannon. Lilah loved her sooo much! She will be greatly missed. I'm here for you all, just a few hours away :)

  • Columbus
  • IN
Debbie (Riddle) Kretschmer said : Guest Report Aug 07, 2021 at 9:55 AM

I'm so sorry for the loss of Betty Jo. We grew up and played together on the same street. She was such a sweet girl. My thoughts and prayers are with her family.

  • Clayton
  • North Carolina
Jim & Phyllis Simpson said : Guest Report Aug 05, 2021 at 8:59 PM

Dave we are so sorry to hear of Betty’s passing. We have many fun memories of times we spent with you and Betty at Hirth and union functions. Praying for you and your family.

  • Belleville
  • IL
Jeannie said : Guest Report Aug 05, 2021 at 8:35 PM

You were my 1st friend when I moved to a new town. You lived around the corner from me in the yellow house. I'll never forget you Betty. Rest in peace. Love you ?

  • Mary Esther
Angie Snyder Mitchell said : Guest Report Aug 05, 2021 at 7:53 PM

I have so many fond memories of BettyJo and her brothers and sisters from the MYF youth group at St. Matthew UMC. Prayers that you are able to experience some comfort in your own treasured memories and the love and prayers expressed here by others.

  • Mount Juliet
  • TN
Darrell and Linda Michael said : Guest Report Aug 05, 2021 at 10:11 AM

We’re so sorry to read of Betty Jo’s passing. You have our prayers and condolences for your loss.

  • Swansea
  • IL
Kelvin Argo said : Guest Report Aug 05, 2021 at 10:08 AM

Dave our heart breaks to learn of BettyJo's passing. We have been blessed to know you as neighbors ... and our prayers go out for your family my friend.

  • Belleville
  • Il
Julie Visintine said : Guest Report Aug 04, 2021 at 2:18 PM

David, Shannon and Lilah, Sending prayers and condolences to you and your families. I am thinking of you all. If you need anything don't hesitate to call.

  • Swansea
  • Illinois
Kathy Tiedemann said : Guest Report Aug 04, 2021 at 7:08 AM

Dear David, Shannon and Lilah We are so very sorry for the loss of your wife, mother and grandmother. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Always keep your memories close to your heart and never forget. Kathy & Dave Tiedemann

  • United States of America
Angie Mulholland said : Guest Report Aug 03, 2021 at 4:48 PM

Dave, Shannon, Pat, Christy and the rest of the family and Betty's many friends: We are all mourning the loss of Betty in these sad times but I will always remember the great times with Betty back in the day. My condolences to you all

  • Tallahassee
  • FL

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