Elizabeth Jane “Betty” Maxwell, 92, of Heyworth, passed away at 12:35 a.m. Wednesday (Sept. 19, 2018) at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Normal.
A memorial service will be announced at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Betty Maxwell Memorial Fund, c/o First State Bank, Heyworth. Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, Heyworth, is in charge of arrangements.
She was born June 15, 1926, in Clinton, to Dennis and Mary Krueger Burns. She married Wayne Maxwell on Nov. 27, 1952, in Peoria. He passed away Jan. 24, 1982.
She is survived by her daughter, Cecilia (Terry Wise) Prochnow, Heyworth; two granddaughters, Nicole (John Curtis) Prochnow, Heyworth, and Brittany (Colby Simonton) Wise, Bloomington; one great-grandchild on the way; two sisters, Patricia Powers and Helen (Bob) Haas, all of Clinton; a sister-in-law, Fran Burns, LeRoy; and several nieces and nephews.
Betty was an avid bingo player. She will be deeply missed by all.