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Betty J Bolton Bethard
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Birth: Dec. 26, 1928
Macoupin County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 26, 2008
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA

VIRDEN - Betty J. Bethard, 79, of Virden passed away at 3:41 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008, at St. John's Hospice.

Betty was born Dec. 26, 1928, in Virden, the daughter of Charles and Blanche (Roberts) Bolton. Betty married Leonard C. Bethard in 1944; he passed away in 1996.

Betty and her husband owned and operated several farms in Illinois over the years, and Betty was an avid antique collector.

Brothers John Bolton of Springfield and Donald Bolton of Lady Lake, Fla., and several nieces and nephews, survive Betty.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Leonard C. Bethard; sons, Rickey Lee and Leonard Gene Bethard; brothers, Raymond and Charles Bolton; sisters, June Vivian, Eleanor Barnes and Grace Bolton; and two infant twin sisters.

There will be no visitation. Graveside services will be at 10:15 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008, at Virden Cemetery with the Rev. John Huxtable officiating.

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Published in The State Journal-Register on 8/29/2008
Family links: 
  Charles Lynn Bolton (1893 - 1981)
  Blanche M. Roberts Bolton (1893 - 1975)
  Betty J Bolton Bethard (1928 - 2008)
  William Lange Bolton (1936 - 2011)**
*Calculated relationship
Virden Cemetery
Macoupin County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Lillie Riney
Record added: Sep 21, 2008
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Betty J <i>Bolton</i> Bethard
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