Betty L. Hoadley, age 78, of Carrier Mills, passed away 11:02 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at Harrisburg Medical Center.
She was born in Pope County May 9, 1934, to the late Arzey and Hazel Rose Mitchell. She married Eugene Hoadley Aug. 20, 1961, and he preceded her in death Oct. 30, 2008.
She retired from the Jefferson Smurfit Corporation and was Baptist by faith.
She is survived by one sister, Violet Malkowski of Champaign; two brothers, the Rev. Bert (Sharon) Mitchell of Benton and Gordon (Vicki) Mitchell of Stonefort; along with several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two sisters, Irene Redwine and Imogene Pyle; and a brother, Bob Mitchell.
Services are 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at the Antioch Church in Stonefort where friends may call after 10 a.m. The Rev. Ken Wilson will officiate and burial will be in Zion Cemetery east of Ozark.
The family asks that flowers be omitted and memorials be made to the Zion Cemetery Fund in her memory. Envelopes will be available at the church.
Absher-Nicholson Funeral Home in Carrier Mills is in charge of arrangements.