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VELMA JUNE MYERS

January 22, 1934 June 1, 2019
VELMA JUNE MYERS
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Obituary for VELMA JUNE MYERS

85, of Neoga, Illinois passed away at 1:25 AM, June 1, 2019 in HS HS St. Anthony Memorial Hospital of Effingham, Illinois. June was born January 22, 1934 the daughter of Golden Earl and Thelma (Hall) Orr in Montrose, Illinois. She married Robert “Bob” Myers August 10, 1952 in Coles County, Illinois. June was a Tele-Typist for the Journal Gazette Newspaper in Mattoon, Illinois. She enjoyed reading, doing crossword puzzles and especially spending time with her children and grandchildren. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Neoga, Illinois, Modern Woodsman and a former member of the Eastern Star. Mrs. Myers leaves her husband, Robert “Bob” Myers of Neoga, Illinois; her children, Brenda J. Myers, Steven R. Myers (Debbie) both of Neoga, Illinois and Barbara G. Myers of Champaign, Illinois; eight grandchildren and eighteen great grandchildren; siblings, Earl Eugene Orr (Eva L) Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Joyce Gast of Mattoon, Illinois, Nancy Sansone of Charleston, Illinois, Charlotte Orr Of Neoga, Illinois and Kathryn Lanza (Pete} of Oldsmar, Florida; adopted siblings, Jerri Gray (George) of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Carolyn Laude of Mattoon, Illinois and William Orr. She was preceded in death by, her parents; sister, Helen Hardesty; brother-in-laws, Leo Hardesty, Jerry Sansone and Harold Gast.
Memorials are suggested to the family C/O Debbie Myers 671 Co. Rd. 1000N Neoga, Illinois 62447
Funeral Services will be held Thursday June 6, 2019 at 11:00 AM in the First Christian Church of Neoga, Illinois with Pastor, Mel Workman officiating. Visitation will be from 9:00 AM until service time Thursday at the church. Burial will be in the Zion Hill Cemetery, Paradise Twp. Coles County, Illinois
The Swengel – O’Dell Funeral Home of Neoga, Illinois assisting the family with arrangements.
To express online condolences go to www.swengel-odell.com.


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Visitation

Thursday

6

Jun

9:00 AM 6/6/2019 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 6/6/2019 11:00:00 AM
First Christian Church

190 East 6th Street
Neoga, IL 62447

First Christian Church
190 East 6th Street Neoga 62447 IL
United States

Service

Thursday

6

Jun

11:00 AM 6/6/2019 11:00:00 AM
First Christian Church

190 East 6th Street
Neoga, IL 62447

First Christian Church
190 East 6th Street Neoga 62447 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Zion Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

245 County Road 150 East
Paradise, IL 61938

245 County Road 150 East Paradise 61938 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

To the Family

C/O Debbie Myers 671 Co. Rd. 1000N Neoga, Illinois 62447
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