Betty Jean Quick, 88, of Taylorville, IL died at 5:54 am Friday, March 29, 2013 at Taylorville Memorial Hospital.


She was born September 25, 1924 in West Frankfort, IL the daughter of Carroll W. and Ethel Mae White Ford.  On July 20, 1942 she married John T. Quick, Sr. and he preceded her in death on September 2, 2004.  Betty was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Taylorville.  She was a License Remitter and owner/operator of Ford License Agency from 1975 – 2005.


Surviving are her children: John T. Quick, Jr. of Taylorville, Melody Reynolds and husband Jack, Jr. of Springfield, and Kevin J. Quick of Taylorville.  Grandchildren:  Jason Quick, Travis Quick, Jonathan Quick, Maren Reynolds and Jennifer Reynolds.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sons Stephen Mark Quick in infancy and James F. Quick and sister, Etta Mae Credi.


Graveside services will be held at 2:00 pm Tuesday, April 2 in Oak Hill Cemetery, Taylorville with Rev. Ed Heppe officiating.  There will be no visitation. McClure Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Memorials may be made to Christian County Senior Citizens Center, 701 W. Adams, Taylorville, IL or the S.I.U. School of Medicine Alzheimer Research Center, P.O. Box 19666 Springfield, IL, 62794-9666.


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