Betty J. McMillan

Mar 8th, 1926 - Mar 31st, 2018

Visitation:

Herrin City Cemetery

Wed, Apr. 4th, 2018 12:30 PM ~ 1:00 PM

Service:

Herrin City Cemetery

Wed, Apr. 4th, 2018 1:00 PM

Burial:

Herrin City Cemetery

Wed, Apr. 4th, 2018

Betty J. McMillan

Marion- Betty J. McMillan, 92, of Marion, passed away at 11:35 AM, Saturday, March 31, 2018 at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion.

Marion- Betty June McMillan, 92 of Marion, formerly of Herrin passed away at 11:35 AM, Saturday, March 31, 2018 at Heartland Regional Medical Center.

Betty was born on March 8, 1926 in Herrin, Illinois to Joseph and Grace (Sangwin) Eady. She married Charles O. “C.O.” McMillan on June 19, 1947 in Kentucky. He preceded her in death on August 12, 1992. They shared 45 years of marriage.

Betty was a retired clerk for the Young Modern Shop and Montgomery Ward. She was a Christian and a member of the Herrin Women’s Club, the Retail Clerk Union, and the Marion Hospital Ladies Auxiliary. In her spare time she enjoyed oil painting and traveling all over with friends and family.

Survivors include-

Daughter- Karen (Jerry) Evrard of Punta Gorda, Florida
Daughter- Sue Ann (Dale) Smith of Marion, Illinois
Five Grandchildren-
Susan (Greg) Hardwig of Naples, Florida
Julie (Jason) Garcia of Evansville, Indiana
Nathan (Tiffany) Smith of Marion, Illinois
Jeremy (Tana) Smith of Murphysboro, Illinois
Ashley (Elliott) Mummert of West Frankfort, Illinois
Four Great Grandchildren-
Sarah Hardwig of Naples, Florida
Blake Boarman and Emma Marie Boarman of Evansville, Indiana
Kassie Smith of Murphysboro, Illinois
Nephew- Michael Brown of Herrin, Illinois

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and her half-brother, Leon Brown.

A graveside funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM, Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at Herrin City Cemetery. Chaplin Michael Brown will officiate. Friends and family are asked to meet directly at graveside. Funeral services were arranged at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin.

For more information or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit www.hughesfuneralhomes.com

 

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6 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Beverly Sellars Massetto

    From: St Charles, Missouri

    Date: April 3, 2018

    So sorry for your loss. Your mother was one of the sweetest ladies I have ever known.

  • Guest: Paula Gosnell

    From: Johnston city, Illinois

    Date: April 3, 2018

    So sorry to hear of Betty’s passing. I worked with Betty a number of years at Young Modern. She was a special lady.

  • Guest: Gary , Barbara, & Eric Pulley

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: April 3, 2018

    We were so lucky to have known you and loved you for such a short period of our life. I will never forget you. Your family has our deepest sympathy. Rest in peace.

    Gary, Barbara, & Eric Pulley

  • Guest: Terry McMillan

    From: Savoy, Illinois

    Date: April 3, 2018

    Sad to hear about the passing Aunt Betty and everyone will miss her.

  • Guest: Pastor Terry and Darla Clayton

    From: Norman, Oklahoma

    Date: April 3, 2018

    Karen and Sue Ann we are both sorry for the news of your Mom, Betty, and our friend passing. Know that you both and your family will be in our prayers. We send our love. Pastor Terry and Darla Clayton

  • Guest: Judy Perrine Worthey

    From: Decatur , Illinois

    Date: April 6, 2018

    So sorry to hear of Betty’s passing. They lived on 13 th St, I think it was, when I was a kid. I am Charles Perrine’s younger sister. Reenorma was my dear sister.in.law. I miss them so much.