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Betty Doreen Haley

Alton | Sunday, November 7 2010

Betty Doreen Haley, 78, passed away at 11:35 pm Sunday November 7, 2010 at St. Anthony’s Health Center in Alton.



She was born on May 10, 1932 in Sudbury, England, the daughter of the late John and Ivy (Slater) Tatum.



She married Charles W. Haley on January 12, 1950 in England; he preceded her in death on January 22, 2010.



She was very proud of being a wife of a service member of the US Army. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, sewing, game shows and her love of birds. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and loved one’s.



She was a kind and decent lady and will be missed by her loving family and friends. 



She is survived by three daughters and spouses, Juanita and Randy Sloan of Baytown, TX, Karen “Sissy” Dooley & Merlyn Wirth of Moline, IL, and Betty & Jim Mathues of Fieldon, IL; two sisters, Christine Parker, and Ursula Ambrose, and one brother; Ray Tatum all of England,  five grandchildren and spouses, Thomas & Jennifer Parker of Nebo, IL, Janice Mathues of Hardin, IL, Mary Dooley of Minnesota, Scott & Jaime Dooley of Jerseyville, and Randall Sloan of Baytown, TX; eight great grandchildren.



In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by several brothers and sisters in England.



In celebration of her life, visitation will be from 4 to 6 pm Thursday November 11, 2010 at Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton where funeral services will be held at 2 pm Friday November 12, 2010.



Burial will follow at Wanda Cemetery in South Roxana.



Memorials may be made to the VA Administration.


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Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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