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Betty Louise Duffle

May 20, 1925 ~ June 8, 2018 (age 93)

BETTY LOUISE DUFFLE, 93, of Hindsboro, IL passed away at 3:30 A.M. on Friday, June 8, 2018 at the Odd Fellow Rebekah Home in Mattoon, IL.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at the Edwards Funeral Home, 221 East Main St., Arcola, IL.  Pastor Steve DeVore will officiate.  Burial will be in the VanVoorhis Cemetery in Hindsboro, IL.  Visitation will be held two hours prior to the funeral from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. at the funeral home. 

Betty was born on May 20, 1925 in Charleston, IL.  She was a daughter of Leo Earl and Luvena May (Pearcy) Ferguson.  She married Horace Jean “Snuffy” Duffle of Hindsboro, IL on January 1, 1944 in Charleston, IL.  He passed away on March 11, 2002.

Survivors include one son: Kevin Duffle and his wife Debbie of Hindsboro, IL; three daughters, Teresa Gilbert and her husband Tom of Ashmore, IL Sheila Kubota and her husband Robert of Hacienda Hts., CA, and Marsha Countryman of Hindsboro, IL; one foster son: Jim Black and his wife Donette of Lake Norman, NC; 14 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; one brother: Ed Ferguson and his wife Dolores of Charleston, IL; one sister: Mary Grace Jones of Charleston, IL; and one sister-in-law: Jeanne Ferguson of Mattoon, IL.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and her husband, and five siblings: Willis “Bill” Ferguson, Richard Ferguson, Ruth Ann Hickox, Nina Burnett, and Floyd Ferguson.

Betty was a member of the Hindsboro Christian Church and the Douglas County Home Extension.  She was a 4H Leader, taught Sunday School and she and Snuffy were in the Douglas County Chorus for many years. 

Betty was a wonderful cook; she was known for her angel food cakes and meatloaf, and she always made noodles and rolls for church dinners.  She loved her flowers and was an avid reader, she loved reading the Bible and she was a prayer warrior for anyone who needed prayer.

She was a wonderful farm wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend.

Memorials may be made to the Hindsboro Christian Church.

 

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