Betty Brannan

Betty BrannanBetty Ellen Brannan, 85, of Rushville, died at 9:25 a.m. April 25, 2010, at Culbertson Long Term Care Facility in Rushville.

She was born July 19, 1924, in Frederick, a daughter of Clarence C. and Laura Tribbey Brannan.

Surviving are one nephew, Larry (and Marcia) Schafer MD of Arvada, Colo., and their family.

She was preceded in death by one sister, June Schafer.

She was a member of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Rushville.

She graduated from Millikin University in Decatur, and worked as a secretary and computer programmer/operator, retiring in 1986.

She had lived in Chicago, Beardstown and Clearwater, Fla., before returning to Rushville 24 years ago.

A visitation and memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.

Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville is in charge of arrangements.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 5/5/2010