Betty Alice (Wachtel) Sollars, 81, Macon, Missouri, passed from this life on Thursday, October 18, 2012 at Macon Health Care Center, Macon, Missouri. She was born November 29, 1930 in Independence City, Kansas to James Milton and Christina Marie (Bissett) Wachtel.
Betty married Charles Sollars on July 12, 1959 in St. Joseph, Missouri and he preceded her in death on January 26, 2003. She was a Bookkeeper for Heckman Carpet for several years. She was a member of the Woodson Chapel Christian Church, St. Joseph, Missouri.
Survivors include three sons; Emerson "Butch" Sollars and wife Lou of Lee's Summit, Missouri, Robert "Bobby" Sollars, Kansas City, Missouri, and John Sollars and wife Vickie, Macon, Missouri; 10 grandchildren, and numerous great grandchildren. Her brother James Wachtel and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Betty was preceded in death by her husband, parents and one great grandson.
Celebration of Life: 1:00 PM Thursday, October 25, 2012 at Gladden - Stamey Funeral Home, St. Joseph, Missouri. Interment will be in Mt Mora Cemetery, St. Joseph, Missouri. Public visitation and family receiving hours will be from 6 to 8 PM Wednesday October 24. Memorials are suggested to Mt. Mora Cemetery.