Elizabeth A. “Betty” Moulton, 95, of Taylorville, IL passed away at 9:55 a.m. on Friday, December 28, 2018 at Prairie Rose Health Care Center in Pana, IL.

Betty was born June 15, 1923 in Carrollton, IL, the daughter of Harlan and Dorothea (Mills) Farrow.  She married Harry Willard Moulton on May 15, 1941 in Union, MO.  Harry preceded her in death on May 24, 2000.

Betty attended Taylorville High School, and graduated from Carrollton High School.  She was a homemaker most of her life, and worked for the State of Illinois Veterans Affairs office for 5 years.  Betty enjoyed singing.  She sang for many weddings and funerals, as well as for the Taylorville Municipal Band, and her own band where she met her husband.  She also loved traveling, and visiting Green County where she grew up.  Most all, Betty enjoyed the time she spent with her children and grandchildren. 

She was also preceded in death by her parents; son, Harlan “Lanny” Moulton, MD; and sister, Jean Jones.

Betty is survived by her son, Harry A. (Barbara) Moulton of St. Genevieve, MO; daughter-in-law, Judy Moulton of Taylorville, IL; grandchildren, Harry W. (Anne), David, James, Jeff (Stephanie), Ken (Aimee), and Scott Moulton, and Melissa (Kevin) Ozment; 10 great grandchildren; half-sister, Jacque (Bruce) Hansen; one niece; and caregiver and dear friend, Susan Gensler.

Inurnment will be held at a later date at Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville, IL.

Shafer-Perfetti & Assalley Funeral Home, 202 W. Franklin St., Taylorville, IL 62568 has been entrusted with ceremonies.

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