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Bettye Steele

Posted: Monday, Feb 4th, 2013

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Bettye Jane Burlison Steele, 83, passed away on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind.

She was born on Feb. 21, 1921 in Evansville, to Edward and Bernice Steele.

Steele graduated from Reitz High School in 1947 and earned an Associate’s Degree in Accounting from Lockyear College in 1949.

She has not left behind but has gone ahead to await our eternal reunion.

Bettye is survived by daughters, Tina Faye Smith (Marvin) of Altus, Okla., Bonita Kay Sullivan (Terry Reints) of Rochelle; sons, John Jay Burlison (Barb Braswell) of Rochelle, Edward Ray Burlison (Julia) of Evansville, Ind., and Jeffery Clay Burlison of Evansville, Ind.; 10 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; brothers, Robert Steele (Betty) of Evansville, Ind., and Michael Steele of Evansville; sisters-in-law Florence Steele (Edward) of Oregon, Sugar Steele (Leonard) of Evansville; nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the Vanderburgh Humane Society, 400 Millner Industrial Drive, Evansville, IN 47710 or the American Heart Association, 208 S. LaSalle St., Suite 1500, Chicago, IL 60674.

Condolences may be made online at www.AlexanderWestChapel.com.

For the complete article see the 02-03-2013 issue.

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