Betty  Scego

Obituary of Betty Scego

Betty Scego, 83, of Beardstown, passed away Thursday, December 21, 2017 at Heritage Health in Beardstown.

She was born May 21, 1934 in Rushville, the daughter of Thomas Dewey and Eva Mae Stambaugh Workman. She married Stanley Scego in 1951 and he preceded her in death on February 28, 1982.

She is survived by two sons, Barry (Paula) Scego of Browning and Stanley Ray Scego of Springfield; five grandchildren, Rob (Leah) Hawk, Ashlee Hawk, Kristina (Yasia) Scego-Gibson, Tammy Sipes and Patty (Daniel) Murphy; nine great-grandchildren; and one sister, Audrey Rining of Beardstown. She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Kathy Scego-Hawk; seven brothers, Dick, Marshal, Herschel, Frank, Robert, Max and Lyle; and four sisters, Linda, Martha, Bonnie and Beulah.

Mrs. Scego was employed as a CNA for several years and a member of Assembly of God Church in Browning. She enjoyed crocheting and knitting and was especially fond of her grandchildren.

Private funeral services will be held at a later date with burial at Browning Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to American Cancer Society, c/o Sager Funeral Home, 202 East 8th Street, Beardstown, IL  62618. Condolences may be sent to the family online at

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