Mrs. Betty J. Meikle, 97, of Taylorville, Ill. formerly of Tovey, Ill. passed peacefully from this life Friday, February 5, 2021 at Taylorville Estates.
She was born in Pleasant Plaines, Ill. July 11, 1923 the daughter of Forrest and Anna “Lenora” (Brown) Luttrell. She married John Walter Meikle, Sr., on June 28, 1952 in Taylorville, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 11, 2004.
Mrs. Meikle worked at Sangamon Paper Company for 12 years. She enjoyed spending time with family especially with her grandchildren.
Surviving are two sons: John and wife Marilyn Meikle of Vero Beach, Fla. and Kevin and wife Laura Meikle of Kincaid, Ill. three grandchildren: Angie (Eric) Gerlach of Waggoner Danny Meikle of Taylorville and Aaron (Kristen) Meikle of Kincaid along with four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by husband, four brothers and three sisters. Private burial was held at Oak Hill Cemetery. Masterson Funeral Home assisted with arrangements.