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Betty Sato (Sugimoto) Pattillo

December 17, 1928 ~ February 15, 2020 (age 91)


Betty Pattillo, 91, of Brighton passed away at 9:36 am on Saturday February 15, 2020 at home with her family by her side.


She was born on December 17, 1928 south of Tokyo Japan to the late Yasuke and Teru (Ozawa) Sugimoto.


Betty married Frank Pattillo on December 28, 1950 in Kobe Japan. He preceded her in death in 1995.


She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Alton.  Betty loved taking care of her family and enjoyed crafting, painting, dancing, singing, crocheting, and playing bingo.  Her family will always remember her great sense of humor.


She is survived by three children R. Teru McAfee, Miki (Brian) Seaborn, and Michael (Jody) Pattillo; thirteen grandchildren; thirty-one great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; several family members in Japan.


Betty was preceded in death by her parents, Yasuke and Teru; husband, Frank; son Luther Pattillo; two grandchildren and three brothers.


Visitation will be held from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at Anderson Family Funeral Home in Brighton.


Funeral services will be at 10:00 am on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Alton.


Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery.


Memorials may be made to 5 A’s.

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February 19, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Anderson Family Funeral Home
501 W. Center St.
Brighton, IL 62012

Funeral Service
February 20, 2020

10:00 AM

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