Betty Dean

Betty L. Dean, 52, of Springfield, Ohio, formerly of Canton, died at 1:20 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, 2000, at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria.

She was born March 21, 1947, in Canton, a daughter of Clarence and Hazel Dare Martin. She married Jim Henderson and later married Richard Dean in December 1996 in Kentucky. He survives.

Also surviving are her mother, Hazel Clark of Canton; one son, Jim Henderson of Canton; two stepsons, Brian Dean and Darin Dean of Astoria; one daughter, Kim (and Tim) Garber of Canton; one stepdaughter, Misty Workman of Astoria; three sisters, Barb Anderson, Eileen Decker and Beverly Hansmeyer, all of Canton; two grandchildren; and four stepgrandchildren.

Her father preceded her in death.

She worked at Graham Hospital as a nurse's aid for several years. She last worked as a nurse's technician for eight years at Community Hospital in Springfield, Ohio.

She was of the Methodist faith.

Services were held Monday at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home with Rev. Tim Ferril officiating. Burial was in White Chapel Memory Gardens.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

From the Peoria Journal Star.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 2/9/2000

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