Betty R. Cothern, 93, of Vandalia, Illinois, passed away Friday, May 18, 2018, at the Fayette Co. Hospital, LTC, Vandalia, IL.
Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, Burial will follow at Fairlawn Cemetery, Vandalia, IL. Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials: First Christian Church, Vandalia, IL and/or Liberty Church, Bingham, IL. Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, is in charge of arrangements. Online memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www. millerfh.net.
She was born March 8, 1925, in Ramsey, IL, the daughter of Joe Lincoln & Ethel Sadie (Furry) Womack. Married Charles Edward Cothern April 25, 1941, St. Charles, MO, he passed away October 22, 2010. She was a homemaker and member of First Christian Church, Vandalia and former member of Ramsey Christian Church.
She is survived by: Son – Jim Cothern, Tampa, FL; Daughters – Jan Eckhardt & Dick, Altamont, IL, Robin Kistler & Kent, Vandalia, IL and Jodi Harris & Terry, Mason, IL; Grandchildren – Ryan, Dustin, Heidi, Shane, Eryn, Bryce, Steffen & Kirstie; Great Grandchildren – Olivia, Younger, Hannah, Mitchell, Cortland, Cole, Hudson, Miranda, Ella, Alayna, Brylee, Kortland, Emma, Liam, Andey Grace, Carlee and one on the way.
Preceded in death by: Parents; Husband; Brother – Joe Womack Jr.; and Sister – Helen Koehler.