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Bette A. (Green) Johnson

August 24, 1931 ~ October 30, 2020 (age 89)

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Bette A. Johnson, 89, of Aledo died Friday, October 30, 2020 at home.  Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Aledo. Burial is in the Aledo Cemetery. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo where memorials may be left to Trinity Presbyterian Church or the Pregnancy Resources. On-line condolences can be made at

She was born August 24, 1931 in rural Oquawka, IL to William S. and Rosemary A. Banta Green. Bette graduated from Seaton High School and married Merle L. Johnson December 2, 1951 in Seaton.  He died January 10, 2014.

Bette was employed at the Production Marketing Association in Aledo and the Vernon Clark Farm Equipment and Automobile Dealership in Aledo. She raised her family and later worked at the Aledo Times Record and managed the Carpenters Shop in Aledo for over 20 years.

She was a member of the Messiah Oratorical Society at Augustana College, Trinity Presbyterian Church, Mercer County Hospital Auxiliary and Mercer County Farm Bureau. She enjoyed crocheting and singing.

She is survived by 2 daughters: Rose Ann (Daryl) Bodeen, Lori Sue Johnson all of Aledo, a son: Ted (Kari) Johnson of Kansas City, Missouri; 2 granddaughters: Sarah (Sean) Lusher of Columbia, Missouri; Lauren Johnson of Osaka, Japan; one sister: Merle “Lori” Boettcher of Davenport, IA; 1 brother: Harvey (Kay) Green of Pelion, South Carolina; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 2 sisters and 1 brother.

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 Service Program


November 3, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Fippinger Funeral Home
401 S. College Avenue
Aledo, IL 61231

Funeral Service
November 4, 2020

10:30 AM
Trinity Presbyterian Church
780 Highway 94
Aledo, IL 61231

November 4, 2020

Aledo Cemetery
SE 5th Avenue
Aledo, IL 61231


Trinity Presbyterian Church
780 Hwy. 94, Aledo IL 61231

Pregnancy Resources of the Quad Cities
3825 16th Street, Moline IL 61265

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