Betty Juel

Elizabeth “Betty” C. Juel, 85 of Lexington died Friday July 5, 2019 at the Plum Creek Health Care Community.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 9:30 a.m.  at the LexChristian Church in Lexington with Pastor James Morton, officiating. Interment will be in the Fort McPherson National Cemetery at Maxwell.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 10, 2019 from 5-7p.m. at Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington.

Betty was born June 23, 1934 in Lexington, to Fred and Lucille (Ashley) Sanks.

Betty graduated from Lexington High School with the class of 1952. She had lived almost her entire life in Lexington other than a move to Ohio that was only for a year in the 1950s.

She was united in marriage to Wilfred “Bill” Juel on June 23, 1952. He preceded her in death on Aug. 19, 1992.

Betty was very active in the LexChrsitian Church.  She taught Sunday school, helped in the nursery, helped in the kitchen for many funeral dinners and served on numerous church committees. She also was active in the weekly Bible studies and was a past Brownie leader. She enjoyed crocheting and was an avid reader.

Betty is survived by three grandchildren, Nicole (John Payne) Juel of Oklahoma, Crystal  (Mike) Lempka of Wood River and Michael (Tamara) Juel of Lexington; eight great-grandchildren, Jaszaman, NovaAnn, Vanessa, Jaden, Haley, Lee, Allan and Blake. Numerous other relatives and friends.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sons, John Joseph and Allan, daughter, Nancy Rankin and her husband Charles, brother, David Sanks Sister, June Herron as well as three infant siblings.

Memorials are suggested to Michael Juel for a memorial to be designated later.

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