Betty L. (Herzog) Cahoon, 73, of New Athens, IL, born March 5, 1941 in New Athens, passed away on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, IL. Mrs. Cahoon was a retired CNA having worked in nursing homes in Belleville and New Athens.
She was preceded in death by her parents; Raymond E. and Dorothy M. (Napier) Herzog, 1 daughter; Rebecca Pulley, 2 sons; James Dotson and Harold Flach, 2 sisters; Norma D. White and Elizabeth Dotson, 1 granddaughter; Dawn Perkison, 1 gr. grandson; Peyton Russell Dotson and nieces and nephews.
Betty is survived by her husband, Robert “Bob” Cahoon of New Athens, IL whom she married on April 6, 1996, 2 daughters; Deborah Winkelmann of New Athens, IL and Karen (Allen) Ferguson of Belleville, IL, and 1 son; David (Henrietta) Dotson of Big Rock, TN, 1 brother; Ronald (Debra) Herzog of Westland, Michigan; 1 son-in-law; Dean Pulley of Carlyle, TN; 1 daughter-in-law; Victoria Dotson of Clarksville, TN, 11 grandchildren; 10 gr. grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.
Visitation hours are between 10 a.m. andl 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL
Funeral: Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL with Rev. Doug Stewart officiating. In keeping with Mrs. Cahoon’s wishes, cremation will follow the services.