Betty J. Margrey, 93, of Danville and formerly of Cissna Park passed away on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at Colonial Manor in Danville. She was born on February 7, 1927 in Watseka, the daughter of Jesse L. and Faye (Hedge) Trumble. She married Dent Margrey in Watseka on May 7, 1950 and he preceded her in death on December 17, 2002. She was also preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Warren H. Trumble, Jesse D. Trumble, and John F. Trumble; two sisters, Vivian F. Trumble and Helen G. Kaufman; and two brother in laws, Clyde Robert “Bob” Margrey and John Marshall.


Surviving are one daughter, Debbie (Paul) Hill of Danville; two grandchildren, Michael Paul (Teah) Hill of Paris, IL and Ashlea Vernitajane (Jordan) Burgh of Terre Haute, IN; one sister, Mae (Ted) Horner of Watseka; two sister in laws, Shirley Trumble of Crescent City and Jo Marshall of Otto, NC; and many nieces and nephews.


Mrs. Margrey was a member of Cissna Park United Methodist Church.


Cremation rites have been accorded by Knapp Funeral Home in Cissna Park. Graveside services will be at 1:00 pm on Monday, September 21, 2020 at Onarga Cemetery in Onarga.


Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association or to the donor’s choice.


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