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Murphysboro, IL 62966
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Betty Jean
Taylor (Johnson)

December 2, 1927 – June 16, 2018

Betty Taylor
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— Pettett Funeral Home

Obituary for Betty Jean Taylor (Johnson)

Betty Jean Taylor, 90, of Murphysboro, passed away at 5:40 a.m. Saturday, June 16, 2018, at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro.

Betty was born on December 2, 1927, in Sikeston, Missouri, to Roy and Hallie (White) Johnson.

She was a homemaker and a mother, and enjoyed taking care of her grandchildren and being with her family. She loved cooking and feeding people. When she and Bill had the greenhouse, she also loved tending to the plants and gardening.

Mrs. Taylor was a member of Elm Street Baptist Church in Murphysboro.

Betty married William J. B. Taylor, Jr. on June 2, 1946, in Sikeston, Missouri and he survives.

Other survivors include two sons David Taylor and Kevin (Kim) Taylor, all of Murphysboro;

five grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren;

two brothers and two sisters.

She was preceded in death by one son Allen, eight brothers and sisters, and her parents.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 18, 2018, at Pettett Funeral Home with Rev. Charles Allen officiating and burial at Murdale Gardens of Memory. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital. For more information, please visit www.pettettfuneralhome.com.

Visitation

When Monday, June 18th, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am
Location
Pettett Funeral Home
Address
1418 South St.
Murphysboro, IL
Location Information
From Carbondale to Murphysboro, at the Hardee's Restaurant Stoplight--go straight. Counting that stoplight go to the 5th stoplight, turn left onto 14th Street, at the end of the first block, funeral home is on the right hand side.

Service Information

When
Monday, June 18th, 2018 11:00am
Officiating
Rev. Charles Allen
Location
Pettett Funeral Home
Address
1418 South St.
Murphysboro, IL
Location Information
From Carbondale to Murphysboro, at the Hardee's Restaurant Stoplight--go straight. Counting that stoplight go to the 5th stoplight, turn left onto 14th Street, at the end of the first block, funeral home is on the right hand side.

Interment Information

Location
Murdale Gardens of Memory
Address
Location Information
Murphysboro