Betty Jean Sillery

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Betty Jean Sillery, 74, of Greencastle, passed away Tuesday, May 8, 2012.

Born Nov. 22, 1937 in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Charles and Dorothy Crawley (Dickerson).

She was a 1956 graduate of Greencastle High School.

She married Royal Dale Sillery on June 27, 1958, and he preceded her in death.

Betty worked for DePauw University for 48 years, before retiring in 2009. She attended the Store House Assembly of God in Greencastle.

She is survived by her daughter, Gale Gidcumb and husband Alan, and grandchildren Tashia and Joshua Gidcumb.

She was preceded in death by her parents and sisters, Marjorie Flowers and Sandra Crawley.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 12 at Hopkins-Rector Home, Greencastle. Pastor Troy Trout will officiate. Interment will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 4-8 p.m. Friday, May 11.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory to the American Cancer Society 5935 W. 96th St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278.

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