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Betty Lou Newbury

Betty Lou Newbury, 75, of Waltonville, surrounded by her children, 
grandchildren and all of her family, went to be with her Lord 4:05 p.m. 
Oct. 10, 2004, at St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. She 
was a homemaker. 

Mrs. Newbury was born March 7, 1929, in Jefferson County to Orville and 
Jewell (Carter) Tate. She married Billy G. Newbury Sept. 13, 1947, in 
Waltonville; he died Jan. 5, 1994. 

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hughey Funeral Home in 
Mt. Vernon. The Rev. Clifford Hicks will officiate. Burial will follow at 
Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at 
Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. 

Mrs. Newbury is survived by sons Billy G. Newbury Jr. and wife Judy of Opdyke, 
Robert E. Newbury of Waltonville, Roger Newbury and wife Donna of Waltonville 
and Ronnie Newbury and wife Terry of Mt. Vernon; daughters Patty Galiher and 
friend Mitch of Mt. Vernon, Kathy Taylor and husband Charlie of Mt. Vernon and 
Betty Jane Eskew and husband Rick of Waltonville; grandchildren Blake Newbury 
and wife Sarah, Quentin Newbury, Angela Galiher, Bobby Newbury, Bonnie Lee and 
husband Bruce, Bethany Newbury, Mary Dial and husband Monte, Lori Hunsell and 
husband Jacob, Hailee Newbury, Tyler Newbury, Crystal Eldridge and husband Brad, 
Amber Lampp, Brandon Newbury, Tara Newbury and Maegan Eskew; four great-grandchildren; 
a sister, Evalo Mays of Boyd; and several nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two grandchildren, Patricia 
Moore and James Galiher; and an infant brother. 

Mrs. Newbury was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church in Waltonville. She 
loved people, enjoyed laughing and making other people laugh and was always concerned 
for others. 

For those who wish, memorials may be made to the Newbury family and will be accepted 
at the funeral home or may be mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, 
IL 62864.


Date: 14 Oct 2004
Source: Register-News
Submitted by; Robert W. Loman * rwlmn@aol.com
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