Betty S. Snodgrass, 86, of Chillicothe passed away on Jan. 20, 2018, at the Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.

She was born on Nov. 22, 1931, to William and Ora Rhew in Nebo, Ky. She married Bill Snodgrass on Oct. 21, 1950, in Evansville, Ind.

Preceding her in death were her husband, parents, four brothers, two grandsons, Joshua and Neil, and a daughter-in-law, Wendy.

Betty is survived by her children: Victor (and Norma) Snodgrass of Peoria, Rebecca Logue of Chillicothe, Paul Snodgrass of Chillicothe, Deborah Grimes of Peoria and Kevin Snodgrass of Pekin; nine grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and her first great-great-grandchild on the way.

Until ill health prevented it, Betty and Bill were members of the Chillicothe Historical society, Peoria Poetry Club, United Cherokee Ani-Yun-Wiya Nation and the former Peoria Scottish American society.

A funeral service for Betty was held on Friday morning, Jan. 26, at 11 a.m. at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home. Pastor Andy Goewey officiated. Vitiation was held on Thursday evening at the funeral home from 5-7 p.m. Burial will be held in the Chillicothe City Cemetery. Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice in Betty’s name. Betty’s online memorial web page may be viewed at