Elizabeth "Bettie" J. Arnold, nee Boerschig, 84 of Belleville, Ill., formerly from Cahokia, Ill., born July 13, 1926 in St. Louis, Mo., passed away December 13, 2010 at St. Paul's Home, Belleville, Ill.
Bettie was a member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, Cahokia, Ill. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Bettie enjoyed spending time outdoors gardening.
Bettie is preceded in death by her parents, William J. and Elizabeth Boerschig, nee King.
Surviving are her husband, James A. Arnold, Sr.; a son, James A. (MaryAnn) Arnold, Jr.; grandchildren, Daniel J. (Laura) Arnold and Timothy J. (Christine) Arnold; great grandchildren, Mackenzie, Zachary and Colten.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois, 305 South Illinois, Belleville, Illinois 62220.
Friends may express condolences online at www.vahallagardensandfuneralhome.com
Visitation: Friends may call Friday, December 17, 2010 from 10 am to 12 pm at Valhalla Gaerdner Holten Funeral Home, 3412 Frank Scott Parkway West, Belleville, Ill. 62223
Funeral Service: Funeral Service will be held 12 pm, Friday, December 17, 2010 at Valhalla Gaerdner Holten Funeral Home, with Rev. Jim Robinson officiating. Interment will follow services at Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, Ill.
Valhalla Gaerdner Holten Funeral Home, Belleville, Ill.