SYLVAN TWP. — Betty Lou Schooley, 81, of Sylvan Township near Evart, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 29, 2015, at the Spectrum Health Reed City Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility.
Betty Lou was born on March 23, 1934, in Gaylord, to Nelson and Marion (Alice) Rodgers. She graduated from Marion High School and was valedictorian of the Class of 1952. Betty married Myles I. Schooley Jr. at the Sylvan United Methodist Church on June 7, 1952, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 16, 2014. She worked as the Sylvan Township Assessor for many years as well as being a farmer’s wife and homemaker.