Betty Jean Dudley, age 77, Nebraska City, Nebraska, died Sunday, July 12, 2020, at her home. Betty was born March 11, 1943, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, to Otis and Myrtle (Rudder) Allen.

She was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time outdoors, listening to music, watching movies, cooking, gardening, and spending the holidays with her family.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents, and husband, Delmar Aaron Dudley, Tarkio, Missouri. She is survived by two daughters, Paula (Owens) Bell and husband, Robert, Lincoln, Nebraska, and Danielle (Panko) Southard and husband, Jason, Nebraska City; son, Bryan Panko, Nebraska City; grandchildren, Michael Smith, Amanda Nguyen, Ashley Wagner, Drew Southard, Eli Southard, Lexi Southard, Bridgett Panko, and Aubryanna Panko; four great-grandchildren; sister, Joyce Ware, David City, Nebraska; brothers, Roger Allen, Lincoln, and Leroy Allen, Palmyra, Nebraska; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

There will be no visitation. A private family inurnment will be held at Leavenworth National Cemetery in Leavenworth, Kansas, at a later date.

Online condolences may be expressed at Marshall Funeral Chapel of Nebraska City is in charge of arrangements.