Betty J. Stroup, 90, of De Soto died Jan. 2, 2022. Mrs. Stroup was a homemaker, a member of the First Baptist Church of Arnold and a past worthy matron of the Order of Eastern Star. She had numerous community interests and hobbies. She was the daughter of the late Elva (Huskey) and Clarence R. Wigger.

She was preceded in death by her husband: Lorenzo Stroup.

She is survived by a son: Joseph R. (Debra L.) Smart; a sister: Connie Chesher; a sister-in-law: Loraine (Watters) Wigger; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-grandchildren and numerous family members and friends.

She was preceded in death by a daughter: Lisa (the late L.D.) Stroup; a son: Michael Smart; and a brother: Bill Wigger.

Funeral is private. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 10, at Memorial Park Cemetery, 5200 Lucas and Hunt Road, in north St. Louis County. Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children. Arrangements are under the direction of Kutis Funeral Homes South County Chapel.