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Thursday, November 9, 2023
Starts at 2:00pm (Central time)
Betty L. Johnson, 87, of Aledo, Illinois died Friday, November 3, 2023 at Mercer Manor, Aledo.
Graveside services are 2:00 p.m. Thursday, November 9th at Aledo Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association. Dennison Funeral Home, Aledo is assisting the family.
Betty Lou was born March 24, 1936 in Aledo, Illinois the daughter of Everett and Lura Rausch Thompson. She graduated from Aledo High School. On June 4, 1953, she married Lloyd Ellis Johnson in Aledo. They were married for 67 years until he passed on May 26, 2021. Betty retired from Contel Telephone, she started working there as a secretary and later promoted to work in telephone/equipment repair. In her free time she enjoyed crocheting, reading books, painting, traveling, and taking rides on country roads. Her greatest joy was time spent with family.
Those left to cherish her memory are her children: Steve (Stephanie) Johnson and Carla Peterson-Center; grandchildren: Nikki, Jessie, Brian, and Jennifer; 3 great grandchildren; and sister: Carole Hildebrant.
She was preceded in death by her father: Everett Thompson, mother: Lura Holton, husband: Lloyd , grandson: Nathan, and brother: Everett.
Online condolences may be left at www.dennisonfuneralhome.com.