Betty Jane Cougill, 89, of Greenup, Illinois passed away on Monday, April 24, 2017 at her residence.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 am on Friday, April 28, 2017 at the Barkley Funeral Chapel in Greenup, Illinois. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 pm on Thursday evening at the funeral chapel. Burial will be in the Auburn Cemetery in Marshall.
Betty was born on September 23, 1927 in Greenup, IL, the daughter of Luther and Caroline (Lewis) Hurt. She married Gene Cougill in 1945. He preceded her in death in 1999. Surviving is her daughter Cathy (Bill) Aston of Greenup, sister Shirley Liffick of Burkburnett, TX and grandson Nate Aston of Greenup. She was preceded in death by her parents and several brothers and sisters, one niece and one nephew.
Betty worked many jobs over the years including those at Ettelbrick Shoe Factory, the Dairy Freeze, the Greenup Laundromat and Rugee Fashions. She was a homemaker and also worked as the night manager at Charles Industries. Her love of antiques inspired her to open Cumberland Road Collectibles. She was a member of the Greenup United Methodist Church. Memorials may be made to North Shore Animal League, 25 Davis Ave, Port Washington, NY 11050.