Betty J. Stout, 64, of Atlanta, passed away at 5:45 p.m. Sunday (Feb. 24, 2019) at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Lincoln.


Her funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home, Atlanta. Burial will follow at Atlanta Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.


Betty June Stout was born May 10, 1954, in Pekin, the daughter of Harold and Margaret Johnson Stout Sr.


Betty is survived by her significant other of 20 years, Angela Younker; two sons, Gary (Brandy) Lowe, Normal, and James Lowe, New Mexico; seven grandchildren, Anthany, Aydin, Addison, Avery, Aria, Abel and Bella Lowe; one great-grandchild; three sisters, Sharon Cheek, Florida; Judy (Greg) Nichols-Harris, Normal; and Rita Billings, Emden; and two brothers, Rick Stout, Atlanta, and Dustin (Wendy) Steiling, Normal.


She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Harold Stout Jr.


Betty had worked building electrical breakers for Eaton Corporation and then as a supervisor for Rockwell Corporation. One of Betty's favorite pastimes was working in the yard, just like her mom. She also loved her little dog, Gizmo.


Memorials may be made to Atlanta Rescue Squad or OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria, for the High-Risk Newborn unit.

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