Name:    Betty Jean (Sylvester) Mayberry

From:  The Journal Star, Peoria, Illinois
Date:  Tuesday, Marc 15, 1994  

EAST PEORIA, IL - Betty Jean Mayberry, 69, of Rural Route 2, Memphis, Mo., formerly of East Peoria, died at 8:10 a.m. Saturday, March 12, 1994, at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, Texas.

Born May 20, 1924, in East Peoria to James C. and Prudence Lea Sylvester, she married Percy Mayberry on July 19, 1941, in Palmyra, Mo. He survives.

Also surviving are one son, Norman of Memphis, Mo.; three grandchildren; two great- grandchildren; and three sisters, Louise Douglas of Florida, Evelyn Payne of Peoria and Lorene Biggie of Washington, Ill.

She was preceded in death by three sons, two brothers and three sisters.

She was a beauty operator in her home in East Peoria.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Schmidt-Haller Funeral Parlors. The Rev. Dr. Donald Mayberry will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral parlors. Burial will be in Fondulac Cemetery in East Peoria.