Betty Arlene Keith
Betty Arlene Keith
  • July 21, 1928 - November 14, 2017
  • Peoria, Illinois

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Betty A. Keith, age 89, of Peoria, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 at 7:55 p.m. at Heddington Oaks Nursing Home in West Peoria.

She was born July 21, 1928 in Peoria to Robert and Gertrude (Gardiner) Gadden. She married Robert Keith on July 8, 1947 in Peoria. He passed away Feb. 9, 2012 in Peoria. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Dale and Robert Gadden.

Survivors include one daughter, Susan Davies of Peoria, one son, Randy (Claire) Keith of Daytona Beach, FL, one grandson, Scott Keith of Bloomington, IL, one granddaughter, Melissa (Ryan) Schrader of Indianapolis, IN, and four great-grandchildren: Weston and Elias Schrader of Indianapolis, Bristol Keith of Pekin, and Jessi Keith of Palestine, IL.

Cremation rites have been accorded. Davison-Fulton Bartonville Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Burial for Betty will be with her husband Robert in Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association Peoria Chapter.

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