Betty J. Finfrock
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Betty J. Finfrock
  • October 31, 1922 - June 20, 2017
  • Bloomington, Illinois

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Betty Jewel Finfrock, 94, of Bloomington passed away at 3:13 p.m. on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at Heritage Health Center in El Paso. She was born October 31, 1922 in Waynesville, the daughter of Alexander and Hattie Matthews Armstrong. She married Dale Finfrock on November 14, 1942 in St. Louis. He preceded her in death on October 7, 2002.
Betty worked as a sales clerk for Roland's Department Store, retiring in 1979. Previously, she was employed at local factories. She was a member of Eastview Christian Church in Normal as well as the Elks Lodge. She enjoyed ballroom dancing with her husband, as well as golfing.
She is survived by a son, Randy (Nancy) Finfrock of Aurora; a daughter, Connie (Ron) Melton of Bloomington; five grandchildren, Zach (Ashley) Finfrock of Downers Grove, Luke Finfrock of Yorkville, Ben (Annie Nowak) Finfrock of Berwyn, Darin Melton of East Point, Georgia, and Heather (Alex) Carter of Colmenar, Spain; a sister-in-law, Marge Armstrong of Surprise, Arizona, as well as several nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, and a brother, Bobby Armstrong.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, June 23, 2017 at East Lawn Funeral Home in Bloomington. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Community Cancer Center of Normal or the McLean County Humane Society.
East Lawn Funeral Home in Bloomington is handling the arrangements.