Betty McElhiney

Betty McElhineyBetty Irene McElhiney, 95, of Sedalia passed away Friday, September 16, 2016 at Bothwell Regional Health Center in Sedalia.  She was born on April 7, 1921 in Davenport, Iowa the daughter of Warren Elijah and Laila (Trent) Boudinot, who preceded her in death.

On October 14, 1939 in Davenport, IA, she was united in marriage to Thomas R. McElhiney, who preceded her in death on August 21, 1996.

Betty enjoyed bowling and going to the casinos. She attended First United Methodist Church Celebration Center in Sedalia.

Survivors include two daughters, Sharon Seyller of Sedalia, Nancy Voegele (Jerry) of Henderson, NV; two granddaughters, Cindy Schlesselman (Bryan) of Cole Camp, Sandy Goff of Sedalia; a grandson Tom Seyller of Stover; seven great grandchildren; and seven great great grandchildren.

Besides her husband and parents, she is also preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday September 20, 2016 at Rea Funeral Chapel.

A graveside service and burial will be at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at Swan Lake Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Peoria, IL.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Missouri Special Olympics in care of Rea Funeral Chapel.


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