Betty Marie (Jenkins) Siverly

Born: Fri., Sep. 26, 1930
Died: Tue., Apr. 2, 2013


11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Fri., Apr. 05, 2013
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Fri., Apr. 05, 2013
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

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Betty Marie Siverly, 82, Oblong, Illinois passed away at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at the Ridgeview Care Center, Oblong, Illinois after a brief period of declining health.

Born September 26, 1930, in Frisco, Indiana, she was the daughter of Ralph Jenkins and Virginia (Lawson) Jenkins. Betty was a devoted mother and grandmother. She retired in 2006 from the Oblong School District as a special education bus aide. Betty was a member of the Prior Grove Baptist Church, rural Oblong, Illinois.

On October 30, 1948, Betty married Dean Siverly, who preceded her in death on August 4, 2005.

Also preceding her in death were her parents; a son, Mark; twin daughters, Sharon and Karen  at birth; a grandson, Randy Robinson; a great-grandson, Jake Rains and a brother, Jerry Jenkins. On December 23, 2006, Betty married Everett McCormick, and he preceded her in death on December 18, 2012.

Betty is survived by her three daughters, Janice Robinson, Jane Lewis & companion Randy Plummer, Terry & Daryl Fisher; grandchildren, Melissa and Chris Cupp, Jamie and Tim Rains, Tyler and Ashley Akers, Derek Akers and Charlie Kuhn, several great-grandchildren; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Marcella & Sherman Bratcher and Karen & Jack McCammon; and her extended family Gary Woolverton, Rick & Beverly Woolverton and Myron Woolverton.

The funeral will be Friday 2:00 P.M. Friday, April 5, 2013, at the Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong, Illinois. Visitation will be Friday, from 11:00 A.M. till time of service. Burial will be in Oblong Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Oblong Schools Academic Foundation or Prior Grove Church with envelopes at or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, Illinois 62449

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Charitable donations may be made in Betty's memory to the following organization:

Oblong School Academic Foundation
600 West Main Street, Oblong, Illinois

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