Betty Jane Moore

May 16, 1928 ~ December 19, 2020 (age 92)


BETTY JANE (PURCELL) ZIEGLER MOORE, 92 of Atwood, IL passed away at 
8:18 P.M. at her daughter’s residence surrounded by family.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at the Edwards Funeral Home.   Betty’s ashes will be placed in the Palestine Cemetery at a later date.
Please observe all social distancing guidelines.   

Betty was born on May 16, 1928 in Palestine, IL.   She was a daughter of Otis and Minnie (Hawkins) Purcell.   She married James Ziegler on September 26, 1946 in Robinson, IL.   He passed away on March 23, 1966.

She is survived by three daughters, Bertha Eveland of Atwood, IL, Sarah Stansberry of Mahomet, IL and Norma Otey of Flat Rock, IL; two sons, Robert (Paula) Ziegler of Rockford, IL and Richard (Lana) Ziegler of Waco, TX; 15 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and one sister, Ruth Sheese of Robinson, IL.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents, two sons, who were waiting to greet her with open arms, Leroy and Mike Ziegler, two sons-in-law, Darrell Eveland and Phil Otey, three sisters, Marie, Faye and Maxine and four brothers, Bob, Bill, Jack and Paul Purcell. 

Betty retired from the Hershey Company in Robinson, IL.   

She enjoyed cross-stitch, working with plastic canvas, doing a good word search, and spending time with her family.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Lincolnland Hospice.

Betty’s family would like to extend a special thanks to Lincolnland Hospice.

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Memorial Service
December 23, 2020

11:00 AM
Edwards Funeral Home
221 East Main
Arcola, IL 61910

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