Elizabeth Walker

Elizabeth Jane “Betty” Walker, 79, of Table Grove died at 10:45 p.m. Jan. 6, 2007, at Carle Hospital in Urbana.

She was born July 16, 1927, in Table Grove, a daughter of Glenn and Ethel Reedy. She married John Raymond Walker Jr. on March 11, 1944, in Table Grove. He died Feb. 24, 1994.

She also was preceded in death by two brothers, Earl and Dean Reedy.

Surviving are two daughters, Dianne (and Ron) Banfield of Marion and Jalane (and Van) Anderson of Champaign; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She retired from VIT High School after transporting special education students for 20 years to programs in Rushville, Astoria and Macomb.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, in the Heritage Room at the Student Union on the Western Illinois University campus in Macomb.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Table Grove Fire and Rescue Department, 601 South Broadway, Table Grove, IL 61482.

Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 1/10/2007