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Betty Marsh Chenoweth Dawdy

Aurora, Kane County, Illinois, USA
Death 8 Nov 2010 (aged 95)
Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois, USA
Burial White Hall, Greene County, Illinois, USA
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Journal-Courier, Jacksonville, IL.,
November 10, 2010

Betty (Marsh) Dawdy (1915 - 2010)

Betty Marsh Dawdy, 95, of Jacksonville, died Monday, Nov. 8, 2010, at Barton W. Stone Home in Jacksonville.

She was born Feb. 7, 1915, in Aurora, the daughter of Dr. T. Harley and Bertha Anderson Marsh. She married Kenneth Chenoweth on Oct. 1, 1938, and he preceded her in death. She married William Lee Dawdy on Aug. 10, 1960, and he survives.

Mrs. Dawdy is also survived by one daughter, Marsha (husband, Morton) Doppelt of Wellington, Fla.; one stepdaughter, Diana Dawdy Chesley of Jacksonville; four grandchildren, Bradley Doppelt of San Antonio, Matthew Doppelt of Knoxville, Tenn., Meghan Chenoweth of Traverse City, Mich., and Peter Chenoweth of Jacksonville; two stepgrandchildren, Michael Chesley of Albuquerque, N.M., and Mary Chesley of Lafayette, La.; six great-grandchildren; one sister, Virginia Gore of Peoria Heights; one brother, John W. Marsh of Roseland, Va.; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one son, Mark A. Chenoweth; four sisters, Ruth Marsh Ward, Esther Donahoe, Mary Martin and Marjorie Marsh Watson; and two brothers, Baird A. Marsh and Thomas Marsh.

Mrs. Dawdy was a school teacher and homemaker. She attended Augustana College and graduated from Illinois College in 1937. She was a member of the Congregational Church, Jacksonville Country Club and the Salvation Army board of directors. She was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon Literary Society at Illinois College, and was proud to have been awarded an Illinois College Distinguished Alumni Award.

A memorial service will be held at a later date at Williamson Funeral Home in Jacksonville. Private committal will be at Diamond Grove Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Congregational Church or Illinois College.

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