Bette L. Beal, age 85, of Adair, Illinois, passed away at 12:34 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at the McDonough District Hospital in Macomb, Illinois.
She was born on Aug. 17, 1927 in Adair to Arvin and Ruth McBride Wilt. She was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers, Robert, Gene and Travis Wilt. She married Jack Beal on July 31, 1948 in Bushnell. He survives.
She is also survived by one son, Larry (Cheryl) Beal; one sister, Sue (Dan) Griswold; two grandchildren, Holly (Andy) Riggins and J.D. Beal; five great-grandchildren, Katie, Sarah and Masyn Riggins and Jarrett and Jack Beal and several nieces and nephews.