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Betty Lou Kiser

December 31, 1922 ~ February 22, 2022 (age 99)

Obituary

Betty Lou Kiser, age 99, of Lawrenceville, Illinois passed away on Tuesday, February 22, 2022 at Heartland Senior Living in Neoga, Illinois. She was born on December 31, 1922, in Pinkstaff, Illinois, the daughter of John Wesley Steele Sr. and Mary (Selby) Steele. She married William ‘Wendell’ Kiser on August 09, 1941, and he preceded her in death on May 15, 2008.

Betty was a homemaker. She was a member of the American POW Auxiliary. Her hobbies included bowling, flower gardening, crocheting, doing word search puzzles, and playing the organ and keyboard.

Preceding her in death were her parents; husband; brothers, John Wesley Steele Jr. and Philip Theodore Steele; sister, Geraldine Miller; and son-in-law, Neal M. Akes.

Survivors include son, Philip Kiser and wife, Bernice of Effingham, Illinois; daughter, Cynthia S. ‘Sunny’ Akes of Cody, Wyoming; niece, Sherrill Rich and husband, Ron of Terre Haute, Indiana; four grandchildren, Michelle Lynn (Jason) Potter, Angela Dawn (Andy) Potter, Christopher (Misty) Kiser, and Kimberly Sue (Bob) Weaver; 11 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren, with the anticipated arrival of another one.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. CST on Monday, February 28, 2022 at the Watson United Methodist Church in Watson, Illinois. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. CST on Monday, prior to the service at the church. Services are in the care of Johnson Funeral Home in Effingham, Illinois.

Local funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. CST on Tuesday, March 01, 2022 at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, Illinois. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. CST on Tuesday, prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Lawrenceville City Cemetery in Lawrenceville, Illinois. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.


Services

Visitation
Tuesday
March 1, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home
1303 12th Street - P.O. Box 564
Lawrenceville, IL

Funeral Service
Tuesday
March 1, 2022

2:00 PM
Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home
1303 12th Street - P.O. Box 564
Lawrenceville, IL

Donations

American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345
Web: http://www.cancer.org/

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