Betty Louise Hummel, 84, of Canton passed away at 6 a.m. at the Loft Nursing Home in Normal. She was born on September 14, 1934 in Havana to Dewey and Minnie (Towery) Birchfield. Betty is survived by 3 children: Marc (Ann) Hummel of Clifton, Marilyn (Gary) Jenkins of Algona, WA, and Nancy (John Drew) Newlon of Danvers; four Grandchildren: Jennifer J. Colbert of Bradley, Jessica Hummel of Macomb, Kara Jenkins of Stockton, CA, Jason Hummel of Normal, two great grandchildren: Jack Colbert and Dustin Hummel; sister Martha Brown of Springfield and sister in law Sandy Birchfield of Havana. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother Herbert Birchfield. Betty worked for 16 years as a receptionist for Dr. Edwin F. Baker and then as a switchboard operator for Graham Hospital for 19 years. We would like to thank our mother for her love and always being there for us and our families. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 17 from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. at Hurley Funeral Home, 217 N. Plum St. Havana, Pastor Daniel Swihart officiating, burial to follow at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Havana. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Graham Hospital Gift Shop. Online condolences may be left at www.hurleyfh.com. Hurley Funeral Home in Havana is in charge of the arrangements.