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Betty Elizabeth Mae Hance

Betty Elizabeth Mae Hance, 93, of Havana, formerly of Percy, IL, passed away at 12:20 a.m. on Sunday, December 10, 2017. She was born February 12, 1924 in Ft. Gage, IL to Corwin and Johanna (Kempher) Holcomb. She married Monroe Lee Hance on November 25, 1944 in Steelville, IL. Mrs. Hance is survived by three sons: James (Cheryl) Hance, Duwayne (Barb) Hance, all of Havana, Don Hance of Percy, IL; three grandchildren: Regina (Eric) Meyer Fairow, Lisa (Shawn) Miller, Jason (Erica) Hance; two step-grandchildren: Joanna (Sean) Bryson, Jim Peacock; five great-grandchildren: Blake Meyer, Brett Meyer, Eli Hance, Stuart Hance and Zoe Miller. Also surviving is one sister: Marie Bixby of Cutler, IL. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, six brothers and three sisters. Cremation rites have been accorded and a Celebration of Life will be held on Monday, December 18, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the Havana Southern Baptist Church. Rev. Don Full will officiate. Burial will be held at a later date at New Palestine Cemetery in Walsh, IL. Memorial contributions may be made to Havana Health Care – Resident Activity Fund. Online memorial messages may be left for the family at www.hurleyfh.com. Hurley Funeral Home in Havana is in charge of arrangements.

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