Betty L. Dossett (74) of Greenup


Published on May 6 2013 10:04 am

Betty L. Dossett, 74, of Greenup, IL passed away at 2:43 pm on Saturday, May 4, 2013 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Mattoon, IL. 

Funeral services will be at 10:00 on Thursday May 9, 2013 at the Barkley Funeral Chapel in Greenup, IL. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Wednesday evening at the funeral chapel. Burial will be in the Jewett cemetery. 

Betty was born in Toledo, IL on May 27, 1938 the daughter of Robert & Josephine (McClain) Boswell. She married Herb Dossett on December 31, 1968 and he preceded her on Sept. 16, 1996.

Surviving is a daughter Carolyn (Jerry) Kemper of Jewett; sons John (Becky) Dossett of Toledo and Ron (Kim) Dossett of Jewett; Brothers Bill (Norma) Boswell of Toledo, Joe (Linda) Boswell of Louisville, Ed (Sue) Boswell of Sigel; sisters Clara (Roger) Ervin of Newton and Debra Cordes of Mattoon; grandchildren Lisa Kemper of Mattoon, Steven Kemper of Rose Hill, Trey Dossett, Taylee Dossett both of Jewett, Keil Dossett of Washington, IL and Josselyn Dossett of Toledo.

She was preceded in death by her parents and Brother Darrell Boswell, sisters Emma Lawhorn, Alice Wilson and Pat Shaw Glidewell. 

Betty was a homemaker and worked at Kern Mfg. in Neoga and worked at Janet’s Café and Saathoff’s Café both in Greenup. She attended the Calvary Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church in Toledo. She was a member of the Greenup American Legion Women’s Auxiliary.

Memorials may be made to the American Legion Women’s Aux. in Greenup, IL.