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Betty (Wilson) McCarty, 85 of Mt. Vernon passed away September 21, 2012 at Mt. Vernon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.


She was born May 1, 1927 in Mt. Vernon, IL to Harry and Helen (Guthrie) Wilson.

She attended Calvary Baptist Church and was a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary. She and her late husband owned and operated McCarty Landfill.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Carl; sons, Allen and Rick; and brothers, Bob and Billy Wilson.

Betty is survived by her daughter, Nancy James (Brian); sons, Gary (Frances); Kim, Curt, Chris (Missy) McCarty; 14 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at Schneider Funeral Home 512 Main St. in Mt. Vernon with burial to follow in Bellefontaine Cemetery.

Visitation will be from
11:00 am until 2:00 pm on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at the funeral home.