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Betty A. Grove

Betty A. Grove, 85, of Canton, passed away at 11:30 AM on Sunday, July 7, 2019 at her residence. She was born on February 10, 1934 in Fairview, IL to Frank and Sylvia (Thurman) McCracken. She first married Glenn Romine Jr. and later married James R. Grove in April of 1959.

 Betty was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James; and one daughter, Connie S. Romine (Trobaugh), and one grandson, Kevin Scott Grove Jr.

 Surviving are three children, Frank D. Romine, Debora (Roger Sheets) Grove, and Kevin S. Grove; nine grandchildren; several great and great-great-grandchildren; and her loving bedside companion “Bear” until her death.

 Betty loved to bowl and was an avid pitch player at Canton Moose and the Elks Lodge. She also enjoyed fishing and dancing. Betty was a member of the Elks Lodge in Canton for many years. The family wishes to thank Lyn, Tanner and Teresa for the loving care they provided to Betty.

 A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Burial of ashes will be held at Foster Cemetery in rural Fairview, IL at a later date. Cremation rites will be accorded with Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, IL. Memorials can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. To make online condolences you may go to



  • Marcy Williams

    Reply July 9, 2019 2:26 pm

    So sorry for your deep loss. I am glad she is finally at peace and free of pain. Neighbors Larry & Marcy Williams.

    • Debora Sheets

      Reply July 12, 2019 12:18 pm

      The Family Thanks you Marcy and L.D., Neighbors forever it seems! GOD Bless!

  • Bobbie Hoover

    Reply July 9, 2019 4:11 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. May she rest in peace and comfort, free of any pain or sickness.

  • Debbie Bishop

    Reply July 9, 2019 6:44 pm

    So sorry for your loss

  • Debora Sheets

    Reply July 12, 2019 12:21 pm

    From Kevin, Debbie and Frank, Thank you!

    • Debora Sheets, Frank Romine and Kevin Grove

      Reply July 12, 2019 12:22 pm

      From Kevin, Debbie and Frank, Thank you!

  • Debora Sheets

    Reply July 14, 2019 9:08 pm

    Thank you from Frank, Debora and Kevin!

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