Betty Lou Ganey, 89, of Taylorville, IL died at 7:10 am Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at the home of her Daughter, Bridget.

She was born January 21, 1924 in Taylorville the daughter of Charles and Lula Woodworth Jacobs.  On April 26, 1947 she married Ardel Ganey in Taylorville and he preceded her in death on April 15, 1984.  Betty was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Taylorville and retired in 1988 as a Staff person for the Illinois House of Representatives. 

Surviving are her children: James W. Ganey and wife Betsy of Indianapolis, IN, Bridget K. Ganey of Springfield, Heather E. Mills and husband Steve of Chatham, Kevin C. Ganey and Patrick S. Ganey and wife Sara all of Indianapolis, IN. There are 7 Grandchildren: Jake Phillips and wife Trisha of Springfield, Dr. Bridget Jones and husband Bryan of Springfield, Clark R. Mills of Chatham, Maggie Ganey, James Ganey, Sean Ganey and Mary Rose Ganey all of Indianapolis, IN.  4 Great Grandchildren: Kaylie Phillips, Keagan Phillips, Cole Phillips, and Camri Phillips all of Springfield.  Also surviving is a sister-in-law: Patricia Ganey of Moultrie, GA. There are several Nieces and Nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 2 Brothers, James Jacobs in World War II and Dale Jacobs, and a sister Mildred Dougherty.

Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 am Friday, July 12 at McClure Funeral Home with Fr. Zachary Edgar officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 10:00 am until time of service in the funeral home on Friday.

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