Betty Ruth Brewer, age 94, of Casey, IL passed away at 9 p.m. on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at Heartland Nursing and Rehabilitation in Casey, IL. She was born January 18, 1927 in Flint, MI, the daughter of Ralph R. Havens and Jessie Maude Strader Havens. On October 26, 1946 she married Donald E. Brewer in Casey, IL; he passed away on June 13, 2006.
Survivors include her children, James Alan Brewer of Casey, IL and Judy Ann Gross (Dave) of Martinsville, IL; grandchildren, Jason Gross (Nicole) of Casey, IL and Amy Evans (Nate) of Westfield, IL; four great grandchildren and several nephews and a niece. She was preceded in death by her parents and sisters, Dorothy Mauck and Gleneva Ferguson.
Betty was a 1945 graduate of Casey High School and graduated from cosmetology school. She was owner and operator of Betty’s Beauty Shop for over 50 years. Betty was baptized in the Methodist Church and was a faithful member of the Casey First Christian Church. She enjoyed spending time at the Casey Senior Social Center.
Private graveside services will be held at Washington Street Cemetery, Casey, IL.
Memorial donations may be made to Casey Senior Social Center, 2 SW Second St., Casey, IL 62420.
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