Betty L. Fanning, 94 of Gillespie, died at Carlinville Rehab Center, Carlinville on Friday, September 13, 2019, at 1:14 a.m. She was born on May 18, 1925, in Gillespie to Harry Forsyth and Agnes (Campbell) Forsyth. She married Harry Fanning. He preceded her in death on May 5, 1996. She was a homemaker.
She is survived by her son, Harry (Mary) Fanning of Girard; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister, Sherry (Ken) Alepra of Gillespie; and several nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents, spouse, and daughter, Bonita Guild.
Visitation services will be held on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. followed by funeral services at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Father Michael Haag. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, Gillespie. Memorials are suggested to SS Simon and Jude Church or SS Simon and Jude Altar Society. Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie is in charge of the arrangements.