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Eileen M. Yeager, age 94, of Pinckneyville, IL, passed away on Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at 6:55 p.m. in Fairview Nursing Center, DuQuoin, IL.
Eileen was born on January 21, 1916 in Pinckneyville, IL, a daughter to Ben and Ida (Linze) Grohman. On October 10, 1936, she married Robert P. Yeager at St. Paul United Church of Christ, Pinckneyville, IL and he preceded her in death on November 12, 1991. She was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ, Pinckneyville, IL, where she taught Sunday school for over 40 years and was also a member of the Women's Guild. She worked as a homemaker, enjoyed sewing and love spending time with her family, especially playing with her grandchildren.
spending time with her family, especially playing with her grandchildren
Survivors include her son, Ray (Barbara) Yeager of Pinckneyville, IL; a daughter, Karen (Jack) Rennison of Pinckneyville, IL; two sisters, Adele Gilley of Pinckneyville, IL and Benaleen (Rev. Herb) Schafale of Freeburg, IL; six grandchildren, Robert (Tena) Rennison of DuQuoin, IL, Kathy (Jeff) Davis of Pinckneyville, IL, Matthew (Kristi) Rennison of Pinckneyville, IL, Debbie (Brad) McClure of South Augusta, SC, Paula Yeager of Pinckneyville, and Rick (Jennifer) Yeager of Pinckneyville, IL, and fourteen great-grandchildren, Robert II, Kristen, Scott, Jessica, Jonathan, Kelsy, Jarred, Christina, Sarah, Matthew, Luke, Hannah, Faith, Gracelyn (due in 12 days).
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; a sister, Ruth Groskretz; and three brothers, Raymond Grohman, Eugene Grohman and Kenneth Grohman.
Funeral services will be held at St. Paul United Church of Christ, Pinckneyville, IL on Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Cindy Bean and Reverend Herb Schafale officiating. Interment will be in I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Pinckneyville, IL.
Friends may call at St. Paul United Church of Christ, Pinckneyville on Friday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Paul United Church of Christ, Pinckneyville, IL.
Pyatt Funeral Home, Pinckneyville is in charge of arrangements.
Howard D. Berger, 87, of Du Quoin, passed away at 3:58 P.M., Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at the Marshall Browning Hospital in Du Quoin.
Howard was born on March 5, 1923 at Murphysboro, IL, the son of Charles and Mary (Bantel) Berger.
He graduated from Murphysboro High School. Following graduation, he served with the 101st Airborne in World War II. He concluded his tour of duty at Hitler's Hideout in Berchtesgaden, Germany at the end of the war.
He met Dorothy E. Jackson of Du Quoin in 1945 and they were married on July 13, 1946 at Union City, TN and she survives.
He was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ in Du Quoin. Other memberships included the Elks Lodge #884, American Legion Post #647, and VFW Post #513, all of Du Quoin.
He had worked for his brother-in-law, Sylvester Dirler in the operation of Dirler's Market prior to building and operating Berger's Grocery Market on West Main Street for over twenty-five years. He concluded his working career selling real estate.
In addition to his wife, Dorothy, he is survived by one son - Brad Berger and wife Margaret of Noblesville, IN, one daughter - Debbie Martin and husband David of Du Quoin, one grandson - Michael Berger and wife Katy of Zionsville, IN, two granddaughters - Suzanne Mefford and husband Todd of Westfield, IN and Cori Maynor and husband Barry of Du Quoin, four great grandchildren - Sam and Sydney Mefford of Westfield, IN, and Eli and Max Maynor of Du Quoin, two sisters - Rose Dirler of Du Quoin and Eleanor Ann Wilson of Murphysboro.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother - Willard Berger of Lake Worth, FL.
Memorial services for family and friends will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, May 1, 2010 at the Searby Funeral Home in Du Quoin with Rev. Rich Luh officiating.
Friends may call from 10 A.M. until the time of service on Saturday at the Searby Funeral Home in Du Quoin.
Burial will be in the Sunset Memorial Park at Du Quoin.
Military graveside rites will be conducted by the Du Quoin American Legion and V.F.W.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John's United Church of Christ in Du Quoin or Hospice of Southern Illinois and will be accepted at the funeral home
Jack J. Jones
(December 1, 1931 - April 27, 2010)
Jesus called Jack J. Jones, age 78, of Pinckneyville, IL, home on Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 7:30 a.m.
Jack was born on December 1, 1931 in Rice, IL, a son to Ira and Myrtle (Hill) Jones. On September 19, 1958, he married Sarah "Faye" Owen in Concord Baptist Church, Rice, IL and she survives. Jack was a member of Concord Baptist Church, Rice, IL a farmer, and a laborer for Local #742, Mascoutah, IL. He enjoyed fox hunting and spending time with his wife and family. Jack will be sadly missed by his family and friends.
Jack is survived by his wife; two sons, James Dean (Joyce) Jones and Mark Alan Jones all of Pinckneyville, IL; two brothers, Rick (Mary) Jones of Pinckneyville, IL and Bob (Becky) Jones of Belleville, IL; one granddaughter, Casey Jones of Pinckneyville, IL, a great-granddaughter, Alexus Jones-Myers and many dear relatives and friends
Jack went home to be with the Lord, his parents; a son, Carl Emmit Jones; three brothers, Earl Jones, Roy Jones and Amos Jones; ten sisters, Emma Magerkurth, Pauline Willis, Anna Hubler, Ollie Thomas, Irene Mize, Mae Hubler, Evelyn Scott, Lenora Wiles, Roberta Jones and Mildred Jones.
Graveside services will be held at Concord Baptist Cemetery, Rice, IL on Friday, April 30, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. with Kenneth Dale Owen officiating. Interment will immediately follow.
Friends may call at Pyatt Funeral Home, Pinckneyville, IL on Thursday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.
Memorials may be made to Concord Baptist Cemetery Association.
73-year-old Fairfield resident, Ray H. Martin died at 4:30 a.m. Monday, April 26 at Way Fair Restorium in Fairfield. He was retired from Murphy Trucking Company and was an avid horseman.
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Martin of Fairfield; a son, Alan Martin of DuQuoin, IL; two daughters, Raelene Triggs of Geff and Gail Morgan of Mount Carmel; two sisters, Vera Hoskins and Joanne Gregory of Fairfield; 4 grandchildren, one granddaughter, and several nieces and nephews.
Services for Ray H. Martin will be 11 a.m. Thursday, April 29 at Nale's Funeral Home in Fairfield with burial in Maple Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be 10 a.m. Thursday, April 29 until the time of service at Nale's Funeral Home in Fairfield
PINCKNEYVILLE - Catherine C. Eisenhauer, 91, passed away at 10:37 a.m. in Friendship Manor in Nashville.
Catherine was born Oct. 29, 1918, in Pinckneyville, a daughter to Guy and Bertha (McDonnough) Lacy.
On Feb. 13, 1941, she married Frederick J. Eisenhauer in Du Quoin, and he preceded her in death Dec. 31, 1991.
Catherine was a long time member of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Pinckneyville. She enjoyed quilting, reading and board games. Catherine was a loving mother and grandmother and especially enjoyed caring for and spending time with her family.
Catherine is survived by three sons, Darrell (Sharon) Eisenhauer of Harrisburg and Fred (Gay) Eisenhauer and Ross (Linda) Eisenhauer, all of Pinckneyville; a daughter, Mary Lou (Bill) Ozburn of Pinckneyville; nine grandchildren, Matt (Anne) Eisenhauer and Mike Eisenhauer, Rebecca (Willie) Anderson, Hannah Eisenhauer, Leah Eisenhauer, Bryan and Dustin Eisenhauer, Lynn Beth (William) Huffhine and David (Melanie) Ozburn; 10 great-grandchildren, Luke and Walker Eisenhauer, Alexis, Caitlyn, Jacob, and Amelia Anderson and Jessica, Zach, Nathanael and Clarissa Ozburn; and numerous other dear relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; three brothers, Charles, Harry and William Lacy; and a grandson, Wyatt Eisenhauer.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, April 26, 2010, in Oak Grove Baptist Church in Pinckneyville, with Rob Mathis officiating. Interment will be in Mueller Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today and from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday at Oak Grove Baptist Church.
Memorials may be made to Wyatt Eisenhauer Memorial Fund.
Pyatt Funeral Home in Pinckneyville is in charge of the arrangements. For more information or to sign an online guest register, visit www.pyattfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Southern Illinoisan from April 24 to April 25, 2010
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PINCKNEYVILLE - Catherine Eisenhauer, 91, died at 10:37 a.m. Friday, April 23, 2010, in Friendship Manor in Nashville.
Arrangements are incomplete at Pyatt Funeral Home in Pinckneyville.
Published in The Southern Illinoisan on April 24, 2010
DU QUOIN - Jeannette Davison, 81, died at 12:17 a.m. Thursday, April 22, 2010, in Marshall Browning Hospital in Du Quoin.
Arrangements are incomplete at Pyatt Funeral Home in Du Quoin.
Published in The Southern Illinoisan on April 23, 2010
Jackie Ann Gann, age 68, of Clayton, GA, formerly of Pinckneyville, IL, passed away on Tuesday, April 20, 2010.
Jackie was born on September 27, 1941, a daughter to Ford and Mildred (Presswood) Dunn. Jackie worked as a nurse at the Cardiac Care Center in Marietta, GA until her retirement. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Pinckneyville, IL and Wildwood Baptist Church, Kennesaw, GA. Jackie was a loving and caring person and will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
Jackie is survived by a son, Lane Gann of Acworth, GA; two daughters, Tami (David) Clark of Alpharetta, GA and Jo Etta Gann of Kennesaw, GA; a sister, Jill Marie (Brian) Baue; and her dear grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two grandchildren.
Jackie's wishes were to be cremated in Georgia.
A memorial service will be held at Pyatt Funeral Home, Pinckneyville, IL on Saturday, April 24, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be in Mueller Hill Cemetery, Pinckneyville, IL.
Friends may call at Pyatt Funeral Home, Pinckneyville, IL on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.
Memorials may be made to the Donor's Choice.
MT. VERNON - Anna Margaret Baudison, age 99, of Mt. Vernon and formally of Pinckneyville, passed away on Friday, April 10, 2010, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Rose and Mick Rankin.
She is survived by two sons, Joe and Jim (Pat) Baudison of Pinckneyville; two daughters, Rose (Mick) Rankin of Mt. Vernon and Sister Clara Baudison of Erie, Pa.; seven grandchildren, Greg (Elene) Rankin, Tammy (Terry) Harris of Mt. Vernon, Mary (Ken) Scott of St. Louis, Margaret (Ralph) Przygoda of Tamaroa, Cathy (Patrick) Moses, Marlene (Doug) Kellerman and Raymond (Dee Dee) Baudison, all of Pinckneyville; seven great-grandchildren, Preston Harris, Ashley (Kevin) Withrow, Cody Rankin, all of Mt. Vernon, Michelle Kellerman, Brad Baudison and Hunter Moses, all of Pinckneyville; and one great-great-grandson, Roman Withrow of Mt. Vernon.
Services were held at St. Bruno Catholic Church on April 13. Interment was at St. Mary Magdalen Cemetery in Todds Mill.
TAMAROA - Thomas Switzer Harris, 88, of New Haven, Mo., formerly of Tamaroa, died at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 3, 2010, at his daughter's home in New Haven, Mo..
Services with military rites will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Antioch Cemetery in Tamaroa. Those attending the service are asked to go directly to the cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association .
Searby Funeral Home in Tamaroa is in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Southern Illinoisan on April 21, 2010
Harold Eugene Stanley, 85, of Tamaroa, passed away at 4:24 A.M., Monday, April 19, 2010 at the St. Louis University Hospital at St. Louis, MO.
Harold had worked as a sales manager for Illinois Wheel and Brake. He was of the Methodist faith. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was involved in operations at Okinawa, Iwo Jima, Luzon, and ASW-Atlantic.
He was born October 29, 1924 at Valier, IL, the son of James and Estella M. (Wilson) Stanley.
He married Colleen Harris on December 28, 1946 at Tamaroa, IL and she survives.
He is survived by his wife of Tamaroa, one daughter - Deborah K. Berry and husband Richard of Augusta, MO, four grandchildren - Theodore "Chris" Berry, Nathan Berry, Shane Stanley and Shannon Stanley Gregory, one niece - Delores Emmerson of California, and eleven great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one son - Dennis Eugene Stanley, two brothers - Cecil and Elmer and one great grandchild.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 A.M., Thursday, April 22, 2010 at the Searby Funeral Home in Tamaroa with Rev. Michael Ebersohl officiating.
Friends may call from 5 to 7 P.M., Wednesday at the Searby Funeral Home in Tamaroa.
Burial will be in the Tamaroa Cemetery at Tamaroa.
Friends may make memorials to the American Diabetes Association and will be accepted at the funeral home
Elizabeth Anna "Betty" Jack of Beaucoup, IL departed this life at the Extended Care Unit of the Washington County Hospital in Nashville, IL on Saturday, April 17, 2010 at 10:15 A.M. She had attained the age of 85 years, 4 months, and 1 day.
Betty was born in Nashville, IL on December 16, 1924 the daughter of Arthur and Della (nee Hawkins) Zapp. She was baptized at her paternal grandparents home of, Lewis and Elizabeth Zapp, and sponsored by them and also her maternal grandparents, Ann and Lewis Hawkins. Betty was united in marriage to Phil Spencer Jack at Beaucoup, IL on Jan. 27, 1944 and he preceded her in death on April 15, 1995.
Betty was homemaker and helped on the family dairy farm. Betty was active in the Washington County Home Extention, Mid American Dairy Association, and served on the Election Board for Beaucoup Twp. She was a member of the Beaucoup Methodist Church and taught Sunday school for many years until the church closed. She is was an active member of Grace United Methodist Church of Nashville. Betty enjoyed quilting, sewing, gardening, visiting with relatives and friends, dancing, playing cards and following the activities of her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Left to mourn her passing are her 4 children, a daughter Phyllis Ann Shubert and husband Robert of Lively Grove, IL and their 4 children, Susan (David) Gutjahr and their children Peter, Hannah and Grace of Oakdale, IL, Deborah (Chris) Scott and their children Aniya and Omar of Peoria, IL, Amy (Steve) Fanelli and their children Frank, Joseph and Tony of Leroy, IL and Mary (John) Brennfleck and their children Andrew, Ashley and Abigail of Lively Grove, IL; a son Ronald Patrick Jack and wife Marcile of Farmington, MO and their 3 children, Jessica (Jeff) Savage and their son Austin of Michigan, Erica (Andy) Wofford and their son Cole of Missouri and Erin (John) Marshall and their son Liam of St. Louis; a son, Samuel David Jack and wife Martie of Beaucoup, IL, and their 4 children, Ira (Amanda) Jack and their children Rebecca and Tristan of Beaucoup, IL, Matt (Sarah) Jack of Ashley IL, Rebecca (Howard) Davis and their son Jacob of Woodlawn, IL, Jerad (Tonya) Davis and family of Minot, ND and Jeremy Davis and special friend Heather and their son Cohen of New Minden, IL, and Stephanie (Grant) Barton and their children Devyn, Ashtyn and Hayden of Woodlawn, IL, a son, Robert Lee Jack and wife Phyllis of Nashville, IL and their children Jennifer (Clint) Dunn and their children Owen and Lucas of Nashville, IL, Jarrett (Amy) Jack of Clovis, NM;, a brother, Kenneth (Carol) Zapp of Oakdale, IL, a sister, Sharon (Dale) Dennis of Kansas City, MO; 2 sisters-in-law, Betty Zapp of Okawville, IL and Sylvia (Floyd) Ponyi of Nashville, IL; several nieces and nephews as well as a host of friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Phil Jack, 3 brothers, Bill, Harold and Raymond Zapp, 2 sisters, Hazel Hoepker and husband Ralph, and Mary Schaeffer and husband Wilbur.
Irma Engelhardt, age 88, of Pinckneyville, IL, passed away on Monday, April 19, 2010 at 5:57 a.m. in Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, Carbondale, IL.
Irma was born on February 22, 1922 in Ava, IL, a daughter to William and Julia (Davis) Koen. On February 23, 1946, she married George W. Engelhardt in Pinckneyville, IL and he preceded her in death on June 19, 1999. Irma was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ, Pinckneyville, IL, where she served on the funeral dinner committee. She enjoyed playing dominos, quilting, sewing and gardening. Irma was a dedicated wife and mother who enjoyed taking care of her home and working on the family farm. She was a devoted caregiver for her eldest son Irma is survived by four children, Roger Engelhardt of Elkhorn, WI, Bob Engelhardt of Anna, IL, Betty (Don) Heisner and Judie (Alan) Hastings of Pinckneyville, IL; four grandchildren, Blaine (Cynthia) Heisner, Brooke Heisner, Michelle (Jason) Mohr and Cory Hastings all of Pinckneyville, IL; three great-grandchildren, Carly and Eliza Heisner and Grayson Mohr; many dear nieces and nephews and a special thanks to the many caregivers who took such special care of our mother.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two grandchildren, Heather Hastings and Matthew Heisner; and a brother, Russell Koen and a sister, Helen Larison.
Funeral services will be held at St. Paul United Church of Christ, Pinckneyville, IL on Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. with Reverend Cindy Bean officiating. Interment will be in Mueller Hill Cemetery, Pinckneyville, IL.
Friends may call at Pyatt Funeral Home, Pinckneyville, IL on Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Thursday at the church from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.
Memorials may be made to St. Paul United Church of Christ, Pinckneyville, IL.
Arthur Charles Scharf, Sr., 92, of Elkville, passed away at 9:12 P.M., Sunday, April 18, 2010 at his residence.
Arthur had worked as an industrial truck operator at Western Electric Company in Montgomery, IL for twenty-five years. He was of the Christian faith. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
He was born December 2, 1917 at Blue Island, IL, the son of Henry and Emma (Klotz) Scharf.
He married Charlotte M. Madrigal on July 3, 1944 at Ottawa, IL and she preceded him in death on June 25, 1995.
He is survived by three children - Carmen McCleland of Streator, IL, Arthur Scharf, Jr. of Chatsworth, IL, and Nancy Proud and husband Bruce of Elkville, one daughter-in-law - Terry Scharf of Dowell, one brother - Dave Castello of Chatsworth, GA, nine grandchildren - John McCleland, Bobby McCleland, Kimberly McCleland, Jim McCleland, Tom Scharf, Michele Scharf, Adam Scharf, Tom Queen, and Bill Queen, Jr., three step grandchildren - Kieya Conner, Shaun Day, and Dana Taylor, eight great grandchildren - Jamie Queen, Thomas Queen, Kristyna Queen, Justice Queen, Jada Queen, Madison McCleland, Owen McCleland, and Megan McCleland, seven step great grandchildren - Brody Taylor, Cody Conner, Selena Spurgeon, Charles Spurgeon, Xander Day, Dalton Day, and Mercedes Day, and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, one son - Charles Scharf, and nine brothers and sisters.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at the Searby Funeral Home in Du Quoin with Bro. Ron Kreid officiating.
Friends may call from 9 A.M. until the time of service on Wednesday at the Searby Funeral Home in Du Quoin.
Burial will be in the Gerstenschlager Family Cemetery at Pinckneyville.
Military graveside rites will be conducted by the Du Quoin V.F.W. and American Legion
PINCKNEYVILLE - Ernestine Marie Jenkel, 87, passed away Saturday morning, April 17, 2010, at her home.
Ernestine was born Sept. 29, 1922, in Perry County, a daughter to Henry and Lula (Egbert) Schwartzkopf. Sixty-nine years ago, on Sept. 3, 1940, in Missouri, with her parents as witnesses, Ernestine married Herschel John Jenkel; he survives. Before her children were born, Ernestine worked at Pinckneyville Garment Factory, and after they were all in school, she worked in housekeeping at Pinckneyville Community Hospital until her retirement. Ernestine was a faithful member of Beaucoup Baptist Church in Pinckneyville, where for many years she volunteered in the nursery.
Ernestine is survived by her husband, Herschel Jenkel of Pinckneyville; three daughters, Marilyn (Gene) Pick of Pinckneyville, Susie (Ron) Weeks of Pinckneyville, and Kathryn (Tony Fontana) Jenkel of Carbondale; one son, Ross (Kathy) Jenkel of Tamaroa; three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, Nicole (Doug) Teel and their children, Lucas, Brevin, Isaac, Vanessa and Zachary of Tamaroa, Kelly (Jay) Pursell and their children, Easton and Ella of Waterloo, and David (Amanda) Pick of Pinckneyville; one sister, Irma Stolz of Coulterville; two brothers, Richard (Betty) Schwartzkopf and Mervin (Dolores) Schwartzkopf, both of Nashville; sisters-in-law, Irene Schwartzkopf of DuBois, Virginia Schwartzkopf of Nashville, Erla Jenkel of Pinckneyville, Laura Jane Ogilvie of Cerritos, Calif.; brother-in-law, Lloyd (Dorothy) Jenkel of East Peoria; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Orval and James Schwartzkopf; and three brothers-in-law, Ornell Stolz, Dean Jenkel and Jack Ogilvie.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 20, 2010, in Beaucoup Baptist Church in Pinckneyville, with Pastor Mark Lee officiating. Interment will be in Mueller Hill Cemetery in Pinckneyville. Friends may call from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church.
Pyatt Funeral Home in Pinckneyville is in charge of the arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Beaucoup Baptist Church Elevator Fund, 5036 Illinois 13, Pinckneyville, IL 62274 or donor's choice.
For more information or to sign an online guest register, visit www.pyattfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Southern Illinoisan on April 19, 2010
ELKVILLE - Albert Walker Cashion, 99, of Auxvasse, Mo., formerly of Elkville, died at 6:05 p.m. Friday, April 16, 2010, in Audrain Medical Center in Mexico, Mo.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Pyatt Funeral Home in Du Quoin, with Brother Paul Burbanks officiating. Burial will be in Hallidayboro Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society .
Published in The Southern Illinoisan on April 19, 2010
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Helen Sterling Kimbro, 94, of Du Quoin, passed away at 3:32 A.M., Friday, April 16, 2010 at the Fairview Nursing Center in Du Quoin.
Helen worked in the office at the Du Quoin Packing House from 1935 to 1980. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church in Du Quoin.
She was born May 30, 1915 at Chicago, IL, the daughter of Rob Roy and Alma (Tate) Kimbro.
She is survived by her sister-in-law - Elvera Kimbro and three nephews - Bruce Kimbro, Brian Kimbro and Rob French.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother - Wally Kimbro, and one sister - Robilee French.
Private family services will be held at a later date.
Burial will be in the Crawford Campground Cemetery at Ridgeway, IL.
Searby Funeral Home in Du Quoin is in charge of arrangements.
DU QUOIN - Elmer T. Mohr, 81, died at 3:21 a.m. Thursday, April 15, 2010, in Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.
Arrangements are incomplete at Searby Funeral Home in Du Quoin.
Published in The Southern Illinoisan on April 16, 2010