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Betty Ruth Raney
1938 - 2017


Betty Ruth Raney, 78 of Decatur passed away at 6:45 pm. Sunday, May 14, 2017 in McKinley Court Nursing Home.

Funeral service to celebrate Betty’s life will be held at 11:00 am. Thursday, May 18, 2017 in Tabernacle Baptist
Church (650 North Wyckles Road Decatur, Illinois 62522) with Pastor Cliff Jones officiating. Visitation will be one
hour before the service at the church. Burial will be in Macon County Memorial Park, Harristown. Memorials may
be made to the Tabernacle Baptist Church. Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service and Care is in charge of the

Betty was born in October of 1938 in Philo, Illinois, daughter of Harland C. and Anna  Conley. She was an avid
gardener and member of the Garden Club and Tabernacle Baptist Church. She enjoyed camping, fishing, eating out
and taking care of her family. She worked as an agent in Real Estate and a home maker. Betty married John W.
Raney in October of 1955 in Charleston, Illinois.

Surviving is her husband, John W. Raney, son, David T. (Angela) Raney, of Decatur, step-daughter, Sharon Harris,
grandsons, John D. Raney of Bloomington, Illinois, Zachary M. Raney, of Addison, Illinois, four step grandchildren,
brother, Harold Conley of Tennessee.

She was preceded in death by her parents, son, John Michael Raney and sisters, Christine and Vicky.

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