Betty J. Bly (69) of Perryville, Missouri, formerly of Altamont


Published on March 20 2013 5:49 pm

Betty J. Bly, 69, of Perryville, Missouri, formerly of Altamont died at 10:50am Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at her home.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 23, 2013 at Union Cemetery, Altamont with Rev. Willie Deuel officiating. Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be expressed at Gieseking Funeral Home, Altamont is in charge of arrangements.

Betty was born on Friday, May 21, 1943 in Pickneyville, IL to Hosea and Wilma (Gruber) Taylor. She married Thomas Bly on July 31, 1975 in Decatur, IL and he preceded her in death on September 13, 2002. Betty was a retired dispatcher having worked for the Effingham County, IL and Perry County, MO Sherriff’s Departments.

She is survived by her son, Anthony Hunter, Riverside, CA, her daughters; Peggy Lappe, Perryville, MO, Tami (Scott) Wacker, Hudson, IL, Amy (Mike) Koester, Effingham, IL, her brother, Richard Taylor, Collinsville, IL, her 6 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son, David in infancy, a brother, 4 sisters and a sister in infancy.