Betty Belvill

Betty L. Belvill, 83, of East Peoria died at 10:02 p.m. March 27, 2010, at Washington Christian Village in Washington, Ill.

She was born Aug. 13, 1926, in Ipava, the daughter of Ray E. and Dena Brown Kinnamon. She married Walter A. Belvill on July 26, 1947, in Havana. He preceded her in death on April 4, 1991.

She also was preceded in death by one brother, Gordon Kinnamon.

Surviving are two sons, Ray (and Karen) Miller of Albuquerque, N.M., and Roger (and Libby) Belvill of Washington, Ill.; one daughter, Raylene (and Dale) Rankin of Earlville; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was a homemaker and worked at Foster-Gallagher in Peoria for many years.

Services will be held at noon Wednesday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Ipava with Joseph Weyer officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the memorial home. Burial will be in Ipava Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Bethany Missionary Church in East Peoria or Washington Christian Village in Washington.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 3/31/2010