|Birth: ||Jun. 30, 1926|
|Death: ||Nov. 18, 2009|
Elizabeth "Bette" Maloney-Adams, 83, of Peoria, passed away at 10:55 a.m. on Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at OSF Saint Clare Home in Peoria Heights. She was born on June 30, 1926 in DuQuoin, IL to Albert P. and Clara V. Borgsmiller Thill. She first married James B. Maloney and then married Jack D. Adams. They both preceded her in death, along with two sisters, one brother and one niece.
She is survived by five daughters, Kathleen (Jim) Johnston of Peoria, Rebecca (Jerry) Thompson of East Peoria, Mary (Sal) Gazioglu of Plano, TX, Suellen (Mike) Papenhause of East Peoria and Colleen (Steve) Hutcherson of McKinney, TX; two sons, James Maloney and Patrick (Catherine) Maloney, both of Peoria; twenty-two grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; one brother, William (Monica) Thill of Germantown Hills; one sister, Clara "Toots" (Hal) Mathes of Tremont; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Bette owned and operated Thill's Flowers and Gifts and retired in 1979. She also worked for the Peoria Convention and Visitors Bureau. She was a member of St. Bernard's Catholic Church, St. Bernard's Mother's Club and the Catholic Women's League.
Services were entrusted to Wright and Salmon Mortuary of Peoria, Illinois.
Resurrection Cemetery and Mausoleum
Created by: JLM
Record added: Nov 21, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44661337
Added: Nov. 21, 2009