Born: January 25, 1927 - Deceased: December 11, 2020
Betty Rose Miller, nee Beckett, died peacefully December 11, 2020 while residing in the Freeburg Care Center, Freeburg, Illinois. Betty was born in Cutler, Perry County, Illinois on January 25, 1927. Betty married Louis August Miller on July 17, 1944 at St Paul’s Evangelical and Reform Church, shortly after she graduated from Belleville High School.
Betty was preceded in death by her
- Husband: Louis
- Parents: Lyman Wayne Beckett and Bertha Higgerson
- Sister: Virginia Beckett
- Brother-in-law and sister-in-law: Irwin W. Miller and Idelle E. Miller, nee Logan
- Niece: Danielle I. Soule, nee Miller
She is survived by her:
- Niece: Louise E. nee Miller (Richard) Fischer
- David I. (Diane) Miller
- Howard Soule
- Cousins: William (Shirley) Miller of Fairview Heights
- Several grand nieces and nephews
Betty was an independent Sales Consultant and a Director with Mary Kay Cosmetics. She was a secretary for the Commander of the Logistics Command War Plans at Scott AFB. She joined the Eastern Star in 1947 and became and Grand Lecturer Emeritus. She was Past Worthy Matron of the Rob Morris Chapter 98, O.E.S.; White Shrine of Jerusalem; Past Queen of the Al Sihah Temple Daughters of the Nile; A.D. Manners Demolay Grandparent; a Past President of the Wednesday Club, Inc.; and a Past President of the American Legion Auxiliary in Bement, IL. She was active in the Women’s Club of Belleville and the 75th Division Association Auxiliary.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers please make memorials to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children.
Services: A memorial service will be held in Belleville the summer of 2021. Interment will be private at Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, Illinois.