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1922 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
ELGIN - Blanche B. Betts, 95, of Elgin passed away on July 11, 2018 in her home. She was born on October 27, 1922 in Keysville, Virginia, the daughter of Charles and Bettie Waller. Blanche graduated from Farmville College in Farmville, Virginia with an Associate's Degree. She had worked at the Courier News for 25 years prior to retirement. Blanche had volunteered for 25 years with the Sherman Hospital Auxiliary, and was a devoted member of the First Baptist Church of Elgin for 70 years. Survivors include her two children: James T. Betts and Bonnie (Stephen) Bone; two grandchildren: Randy (Amy) Bone and Brian Bone; four great grandchildren: Ryan, Camden, Clair and Seth, along with with three step-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband: James T. Betts of 47 years; her sister: Sterling Slayton; three brothers: Curtis, Swanson and Drewry Waller; and her longtime close friend: Don Stettner. Per her request, she will be cremated and a Private graveside service will be held at River Valley Memorial Gardens, West Dundee. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the . Laird Funeral Home is in care of arrangement. 847-741-8800 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from July 14 to July 15, 2018
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