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Obituaries

Obituaries

Betty O'Neill 1923 - 2006 Winchester

Services for Betty J. O'Neill, 83, Winchester, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Winchester Reformed Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in the Reformed Presbyterian Cemetery.Mrs. O'Neill died Saturday, July 1, 2006, at her daughter's home in Topeka.She was born Jan. 24, 1923, in Topeka, the daughter of Herbert and L. Ruth Higley Scoville. She graduated from Oskaloosa High School in 1941 and lived in Winchester most of her life.Mrs. O'Neill worked for 35 years at the Winchester Post Office, farmed with her family in the area and was a member of the Winchester Reformed Presbyterian Church.She married Francis "Howard" O'Neill on March 19, 1946, at Oskaloosa. He died March 1, 1989.A son, Larry O'Neill, died Feb. 28, 1992.Survivors include a son, Dean O'Neill, Topeka; a daughter, Janice Powell, Topeka; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Barnett-Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Oskaloosa.The family suggests memorials to the church, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 416, Oskaloosa 66066.