Elizabeth Ann "Betty" Pygott (85) of Neoga


Published on April 7 2014 12:07 pm

Elizabeth Ann "Betty" Pygott, 85 of Neoga, passed away at 12:48 pm, Saturday April 5th 2014 at home surrounded by her family.

Visitation will be held Saturday April 12th 2014 from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon with a funeral service to follow at the Jewett Community Church. Burial will be in the Janesville Cemetery. The Barkley funeral Chapel is assisting.

Betty was born December 13th 1929 in Nokomis, IL she was the daughter of Henry and Viola Mae (Stokes) Doll. She married Herb Pygott on September 28, 1947 in Gays, IL. She is survived by her husband, Herb of Neoga; daughter Becki (Tom) Denning of Neoga; Two granddaughters Heidi (Brice) Birdsong and Haili Denning of Neoga; Three great grandchildren Mason and Maci Birdsong and Baili Denning all of Neoga; Sister Norma Wells of Greenup; brother Ken Doll of Federal Way, WA; two sister in-laws Devola Doll and Marge Doll both of Rockford.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Wilb and Wayne Doll and infant son Ronnie.

Betty retired from the Cumberland County Health Department and was a homemaker. She was a member of the Jewett Community Church. Her greatest legacy was her granddaughters and the greats. Always known as "Gram" she will forever be missed and always in our hearts. Memorials can be made to the Jewett Community Church 806 Adams Jewett, IL. 

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