Mt. Vernon Register-News

December 31, 2013

Betty Brenton

The Register-News

---- — Betty L. Brenton, 72, of Mt. Vernon, died 1:22 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at White Oak Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Mt. Vernon.

She was born Saturday, Dec. 28, 1940, in Mt. Vernon, the daughter of Leo Brady and Opal Viola (Greer) Flanagan.

She is survived by two daughters, Gena Brenton of Mt. Vernon and April Cline and husband Alex of Olney; two grandchildren, Christopher and Tea Cline of Olney; her husband, Jim Brenton of Centralia; two brothers, David Flanagan of Mt. Vernon and Jack Flanagan of Mt. Vernon; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Rosemary Reaney.

Betty will be remembered for her friendly nature and her great sense of humor.

Greeting of friends and family will be held from noon to 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.

For those who wish, memorials may be given to the White Oak Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call 242-338 or visit for further information and to send condolences.