Betty Jean Steele, 94 of Urbana formerly of Philo passed away at 3:06 p.m. Friday March 13, 2020 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.
A graveside service will be Wednesday March 18 at 11:00 a.m. at Locust Grove Cemetery, Philo. Rev. Jeff Stahl will officiate.
Betty was born December 16, 1925 in Philo, the daughter of John and Ruth (Carter) Brazelton. She married Leonard Smith and later married Robert Steele. She is survived by a sister Kay Kelley of Philo; sister in law Beverly Ann Brazelton of Monticello; daughter in law Sue Smith of Ogden; grandchildren Michael (Cookie) McLeod of Champaign and Timothy “TJ” Smith; five great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by both husbands, a son, Lennie True Smith and four brothers Joseph, Jewell, Jerry, and George Brazelton.
Betty attended Philo Schools and was an Executive Housekeeper for Jumer’s Castle Lodge in Urbana for 30 years.
Condolences may be offered at www.renner-wikoffchapel.com
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