Betty May Englert Doan was called home by her Lord and Savior. She passed away Monday, May 17, 2021 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, surrounded by her children. Visitation will be from 10-11:30am on Monday, May 24, 2021 at Grace Community Church (Southside Nazarene), 1629 King St., Tilton, IL. Service will follow at 11:30am at Grace Community Church with Pastor Jeremy McLaughlin officiating. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery.
Betty was born July 2, 1943 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Danville. She was the second daughter of Harry & Virginia Juvinall Englert Nungester. She was united in marriage to Clarence (Frank) Doan, April 10, 1978. They celebrated 26 years together. Betty went to Oaklawn Grade School & Danville High School. She graduated from Danville Area Community College as a Certified Nursing assistant. She worked in home health care. She also worked at Bohn and Heatcraft. Betty loved spending time at auctions & flea markets. Betty loved family history, and in 1990 she became a member of the Illiana Genealogical & Historical Society, also servicing as cemetery coordinator and vice president. She loved collecting glass and antiques, and loved her yard & flowers.
Betty is survived by her children: Sherry Carter, Terry (Sadie) Doan, Teresa (Guy) Cadle, James “Jay” Tomlinson; Grandchildren: Amanda Clark, Jerry Fugate, Ashley Carter, Jessica Kinniard, Terry Jr., Ryan, and Brett Doan, Alishia and Kevin DeBord, Kayla Lohorn, Lynzie Corzine, Austin and Nicholas Cadle, Brody, Garrett, and Seth Tomlinson; Great-Grandchildren: Weston Carter, Harper Fugate, Brian, Kenley, Gabriel, Xavier, and Nevaeh Doan, Devin and Deloni Hightower, and Michael Lohorn; sisters: Nancy Melecosky, Susan (Ken) Curtis; brother Mark Hamm.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents, husband Frank, step-father Bill Nungester; grandchildren: Devyn Fugate and Tiffany Carter; great grandchild: J’Dah Burnett; sisters: Sally Powell, and Mary Anderson, brothers: Harry “Butch” Englert and infant Robert Gene Englert.
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