1925 - 2017

Betty Mae Kirgan, 91, of Pekin, passed away at 12:20 a.m. Friday, March 10, 2017, at Pekin Manor Care Center.

She was born May 22, 1925, in Beardstown to Norman and Linnie DeWitt Davis. She married Edgar Kirgan July 12, 1947, in Pekin. He passed away Sept. 29, 1990, in Pekin.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Richard “Dick” and Roland Davis; one nephew, Gary Fox; and one great-nephew, Kreg Kirgan.

Survivors include 15 nieces and nephews, numerous great-nieces and nephews, and a dear friend, Florabelle.

Betty worked for American Distillery for 33 1/2 years, retiring in 1980. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Pekin, and a lifetime member of the Pekin VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 1232.

Betty loved family functions, playing Bingo, and going out to eat with family and friends.

Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday, March 13, at Davison-Fulton Woolsey Funeral Home in Pekin. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services on Monday.

Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday March 14, in the mausoleum at Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to her church, TAPS, or Lighthouse Hospice.

To offer condolences online, visit www.WoolseyFuneralHome.com.