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Betty J. Davis

May 22, 1931 - October 10, 2018

Service Date: October 16, 2018

Betty J. Davis, nee Solt, 87, of Belleville, Illinois, born Friday, May 22, 1931, in East St. Louis, IL, passed away Wednesday, October  10, 2018 at St. Anthony’s Medical Center in Saint Louis, Missouri.

Betty worked as a Telephone Operator for AT&T Communications.  She attended Christ United Church of Christ, Belleville, Illinois.

She was preceded in death by her:

  • Husband: Charles E. Davis
  • Daughter: Sheryl Murphy
  • Son: Robert Michael Murphy
  • Parents: Harry William and Bessie E., nee Fannings, Solt
  • 4 Brothers
    • Lester Solt
    • Charles Solt
    • Robert Solt
    • Harry Solt
  • 5 Sisters
    • Gertrude M. Isenhart
    • Charlotte O’Gara
    • Dorothy Solt
    • Edna Solt
    • Harriet Solt

Surviving are her:

  • Children
    • Betty J. (Garry) Adams of Benton, IL
    • William C. Murphy of Belleville, IL
    • John W. (Kathy) Murphy of Belleville, IL
    • Daniel J. (Janet) Murphy of Troy, IL
  • Brother: Donald (Barbara) Solt of Affton, MO
  • 2 Sisters
    • Patricia Duhr of Caseyville, IL
    • Suzanne  (Jerry) Cameron of Highland, IL
  • 8 Grandchildren
    • Rick Murphy
    • Jason Murphy
    • Kyle (Jordan) Murphy
    • Mary Murphy
    • Kimberly Murphy
    • Misty (Robert) Thompson
    • Brittany (Joshua) Dworman
    • Andrew Manson
  • 11 Great-Grandchildren
  • 2 Sisters-in-Law
    • Annabelle Solt
    • Lilly Solt
  • Brother-in-Law: Hugh O’Gara

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army.

Visitation:  Visitation from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Monday, October 15, 2018 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am, Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at Kurrus Funeral Home.  Interment will follow at Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, Illinois.