Betty J Cowgill, 87, of Taylorville died peacefully at 12:49 p.m. on Sunday April 18, 2021 in her son's home in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Betty was born on February 24,1934 to Margaret Binger and Clarence "Stuffy" Hayes. When Betty was 13 her mother married her loving stepfather William O'Bryan.
Betty graduated with Taylorville High School class of 1952 where she played the clarinet in both the Marching Band and Concert Band. Betty married Clyde Cowgill on February 18, 1956. Clyde passed away on May 19, 2010. They had two surviving sons and a baby girl Deann who died shortly after birth.
Betty was an active member of Davis Memorial Christian Church where she loved volunteering on projects and fundraisers for CWF. With Betty's health quickly declining, she relocated to Las Vegas, Nevada to live with her son Dee.
Betty is survived by her two sons Marty of Taylorville and Dee of Las Vegas; grandsons: Drew of Taylorville and Bradley of Maryland, and a great-grandson Jude of Taylorville.
Cremation rites will be accorded. There will be no funeral service at this time.