Betty R. (Kelly) Peterson (1925 - 2013)

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Betty R. Peterson, 87, of McAllen, Texas, formerly of the Brownstown area, died on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, in McAllen.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Liberty Christian Church in rural Brownstown, with Robert Kelly and Jim Dann officiating. Graveside services will follow at 1 p.m. at Griffith Cemetery in rural Brownstown. Memorials: Liberty Christian Church. Gieseking-Claggett Funeral Home in Brownstown was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Peterson was born on Monday, Nov. 9, 1925, in Sefton Township, the daughter of Roy and Fern Chatham Kelly. She married Bob Peterson; he preceded her in death.
She was a faithful member of Central Christian Church in McAllen, Texas.
She is survived by a son, Bill Peterson; daughter-in-law, Ann Rodgers; brother, Robert Kelly and his wife Shirley; grandchildren, Christa Rodgers, Alexandra Rodgers, Jennifer Griffith, Staci Crawford, Izack and Jonathon; nieces, Lana Pistorius, Rebecca Richards, Sandra Kelly, Teresa Duckworth, Lisa Cameron, Amy Pittenger and Courtney Luster; and nephews, Michael Luster, Robert Kelly Jr., Jim Kelly and Kevin Kelly.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; a son, Steven Rodgers; a daughter, Ruth Ann Roehlk; sisters, Patricia Luster and Blondelle Rush; and a niece, Karen Baldwin.

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Gieseking-Claggett Funeral Home
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Brownstown, IL 62418
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Published in The Leader-Union from Sept. 11 to Sept. 18, 2013