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Betty Hanley

June 12, 1927 — December 8, 2014

Betty Hanley

BETTY JEAN HANLEY, 87, of Arcola, IL passed away at 8:00 A.M. on Monday, December 8, 2014 at the Arthur Home.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Friday, December 12, 2014 at the Edwards Funeral Home, 221 East Main Arcola IL. Rev. Matt McGregor will officiate. Burial will be in the Arcola Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. on Friday, December 12, 2014 at the funeral home.

Betty was born on June 12, 1927 in Arcola, IL. She was the daughter of Thomas Russell and Alberta (Ghere) Short. She married Leland Darrell Hanley on September 9, 1949 in Arcola, IL. He passed away on October 27, 1968.

She is survived by a daughter, Leiann Gapa and her husband Jerry of Oswego, IL, two granddaughters, Suzanne Gapa of Bark River, MI, and Deanna Hanley of Austin, TX, and her extended family, Jana Sue, John, Jack and Jasie Nacke all of Arcola, IL.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one son, Brian “Hondo” Hanley and two daughters, Lejean Hanley and Cynthia Hanley.

Betty had been an OB Nurse at Jarman Hospital in Tuscola, IL and a Pediatric Nurse at Mattoon Memorial Hospital. She retired as the School Nurse for the Arcola School Systems with over twenty-five years of service.

She was a member of the Arcola United Methodist Church. She had been active as a Girl Scout Leader
and Betty was an avid Chicago Cub Fan.

Memorials may be made to the Arcola Elementary School Library in Betty’s name.

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