Betty Virginia Hadders

Betty Virginia Hadders

Betty Virginia Hadders, 87, of rural Buncombe, died at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, at her home.

She was born on Oct. 11, 1932, in Goreville, the daughter of Edward and Daisy Howard Jenkins.

On March 24, 1954, Betty married William H. Hadders in Bradley. He preceded her in death on Jan. 15, 2002.

Survivors include her children, Connie (Bob) Glass of Buncombe, Ginny Mae (Louis) Spenard of Arizona, Betty Ann Hadders of Buncombe, Henry (Geri) Hadders of Bradley, Karen Loyd of Anna and Monty (Jennifer) Hadders of Buncombe; 15 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; seven great-great grandchildren; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends. She was anticipating the birth of a great-great-grandson in September.

In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Hadders was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters and a son-in-law, Mark Loyd.

She was a graduate of Goreville High School.  She was a devoted homemaker. Additionally, when the family resided in Northern Illinois, she worked as an assembler at Bennett Manufacturing in Manteno.

She was of the Baptist faith. She loved spending time with and cooking for her family.

A service honoring the life of Betty Virginia Jenkins Hadders was conducted at 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14, at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna. Burial was in Busby Chapel Cemetery, south of Goreville.

Memorials can be made to the Marion VA Hospital, Department of Veterans Affairs, c/o Voluntary Services, 2401 W. Main St., Marion, Ill. 62959. Checks are to be made to the Department of Veterans Affairs and are to include Mrs. Hadder’s name on the memo line.

To share a memory or to leave an online message of condolence for her family, visit

Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna was in charge of arrangements.

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