Alberta C. Pettus
Alberta C. Pettus
  • January 25, 1918 - August 2, 2017
  • Springfield, Illinois

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Alberta C. Pettus, 99, of Springfield, passed away on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at St. John's Hospital.

She was born on January 25, 1918 in Litchfield, IL, the daughter of the late Orville and Grace (Striplin) McDonald. She married Virgil Pettus and he preceded her in death.

Mrs. Pettus was a homemaker and a member of Cornerstone Church on the Rock in Peoria, IL and Abundant Faith Christian Center in Springfield, IL.

She is survived by her son-in-law Chuck Martin of Springfield; 3 step-children, Karol (Frank) Ashton of Springfield, Randy Pettus of Springfield, and Brad Pettus of Colorado; grandchildren, Cherie (George) Jaworski of Springfield, Connie (Al) Griffin of Springfield, and Chuck Martin of Springfield, numerous great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Virgil, her daughter Betty Jean Martin; her stepdaughter Karen Pettus; 2 brothers, Bud (Liz) McDonald and Bill (Betty) McDonald.

Services are under the direction of Bisch and Son Funeral Home, Springfield. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 from 10 am until time of the Celebration of Life service at 11 am at Abundant Faith Christian Center, 2525 Taylor Ave., Springfield, IL. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park, Springfield.

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