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Betty J. (Murray) Stegle
July 15, 1936 ~ October 5, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old
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Betty J. Stegle, age 87of Anna, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Thursday, October 5, 2023 surrounded by her family. She was born July 15, 1936 in Cobden, the daughter of William and Bertie (Burnett) Murray. She married James Charles Stegle on October 6, 1955 in Murphysboro. He preceded her in death on October 2, 2007.
Betty is survived by her son, Michael (Judy) Stegle of Jonesboro; two daughters, Kathy Stegle of Cape Girardeau, Mo and Karen (Claude) Sadler of Anna; eight grandchildren, Jason (Abbie) Stegle, Codie (Justin) Carver, Jodie (James) Dillow, Cortnie Stewart, Josh (Ashley) Stegle, Katie (Jared) Rumfelt, Travis Sadler, and Michael (Salina) Sadler; nineteen great-grandchildren, Avery, Fletcher, Alan Mikel, Ethan, Taylor, Blake, Kylie, Caroline, Reid, Faith, Logan, Parker, Skyler, Karly, Kaia, Payton, Drake, Huntley and Griffin; five great-great grandchildren, Brooks, Jace, Jude, Emme, and Liam; one sister, Bertie Green of Birmingham, AL; five sisters-in-law, Patsy Murray, Linda Murray, Edwina Murray, Janice Murray, and Nadine Murray; many other extended family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James Charles Stegle; infant daughter, Debra Stegle; son, James M. Stegle; eight brothers, Billy, Melvin, Charlie, Jimmy, Bobby, Donnie, Junior, and Frankie Murray; two sisters, Laverne Highland and Dorothy Burgess.
Betty was a member of the Mill Creek Baptist Church for many years. She enjoyed attending church and fellowship with her church family. Early in her career she worked for JoAnn Laundry in Anna and later went to Union County Hospital in housekeeping. She retired after 30 years of service. She enjoyed playing bingo and her family get togethers. Her kind, gentle nature will be dearly remembered.
The Stegle family would like to thank Gail and all the staff at the Voyage of Anna; Maggie with Hospice of Southern Illinois and Terry and Billie Henderson for all their care and kindness.
Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. Monday, October 9, 2023 at the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna with Pastor Bobby Richardson officiating. Interment will be in the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Cobden. Friends may visit after 10:00 a.m. and until the service hour at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, October 9, 2023 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Voyage, Hospice of Southern Illinois, or the Mill Creek Baptist Church. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.