Bettie Voyles Hampton 1936-2018


Bettie Voyles Hampton, 82, of Decatur Illinois passed away on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 8:30 pm in her home with family by her side.

A service to celebrate Bettie’s life will be at First Christian Church (3350 North MacArthur Road, Decatur, Illinois)  Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 10:00 am. Visitation will be 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Friday, June 1, 2018 at the church. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery in Decatur, Illinois. Pastor Tim Revis  officiating. Tanzyus Logan is in charge of arrangements.

Bettie was born  in February of 1936 in Maroa, Illinois, the daughter of Forest and Geneiva  Reed. She married Robert A. Voyles in November of 1953, who predeceased her in March of 1982. In June of 1998 she married Kenneth P. Hampton, who survives.

Bettie was an avid baker and loved to cook and bake for her family and friends. Additionally, she loved to dance and sew.

Most of her business life was spent with two of her sons in the family business, Bob and Ron’s Repair Service, Decatur, Illinois.

Surviving is her husband, Kenneth of twenty years; three sons: Robert A. Voyles of Decatur, Illinois, Ronald E. (Josephine Wood) Voyles of Decatur, Illinois, and Richard W. (Krista) Voyles of Farmer City, Illinois; two step daughters: Paula (Craig) Scobey of New Madrid, Missouri, Corlis (Tom) Haley of Lewisville, Texas; sister: Carolyn Isaac of Decatur, Illinois; nine grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren and one great great grandchild, and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded by her parents, brother Charles Reed and brother Richard Reed.

The family would like to give a special thanks to DMH Hospice and her wonderful caregivers, Margie Dove and Mary Beth Hoyland. The family would also like to thank everyone for their prayers and concerns.

Please sign the family guestbook.

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