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Betty Jean Skiles

January 3, 1935 — February 21, 2012

Betty Jean Skiles

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Betty Jean Skiles, 77, of Oquawka, died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, at her residence.

Services are 11 a.m., with visitation one hour prior, Saturday, Feb. 25, at Keithsburg First Christian Church. Burial is at Greenmound Cemetery, Keithsburg. Dennison Funeral Home, Aledo, is handling arrangements. Memorials may be made to the family.

She was born Jan. 3, 1935, in Augusta, Ill., daughter of Roy and Ione Hill Young. She married Robert Gene Skiles on Oct. 2, 1955, in Augusta.

She was employed as supervisor of Aramark Laundry, retiring after 25 years of service.

She enjoyed word search, collecting California Raisins and flower gardening. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Keithsburg.

Survivors (and spouses) include her spouse, Robert Gene Skiles, Oquawka; two daughters, Delores Diane (David) Miller, Oquawka, Victoria Lynn Skiles, Oquawka; one son, Ronald Eugene (Eileen) Skiles, Silvis; nine grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Jack Carol (Pauline) Young, Moline.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, JoAnn Dhabalt; and son-in-law, Jim Perry.

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