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July 8, 1932 ~ February 3, 2020 (age 87)


87, of Neoga, Illinois passed away at 4:24 PM Monday, February 3, 2020 in her residence.  She was born July 8, 1932 in Trilla, Illinois the daughter of Simpson and Violet (Hopper) Fuller.  Ella  married William H. Van Scyoc October 27, 1949 in Toledo, Illinois, William passed away September 11, 2000.  Mrs. Van Scyoc was a retired Custodian for the Mattoon School District in Mattoon, Illinois.  She was a member of the Maranatha Baptist Church in Mattoon, Illinois and a former member of the Eagles Club in Mattoon, Illinois. Mrs.Van Scyoc enjoyed sewing, crafts, dearly loved puzzles and she especially loved hosting the Fuller/Van Scyoc Annual Weiner Roast and spending time with her family.  Ella leaves her sons, Benjamin Van Scyoc (Glenda) of Decatur, Illinois, William N. Van Scyoc (Gail) of Fayetteville, North Carolina and Danny Van Scyoc (Anita) of Sardis, Mississippi; daughters, Linda Croy (John) of Neoga, Illinois, Mary Bahrns (Dennis) of Mattoon, Illinois and Vicky Scruggs (Roger) of Sardis, Mississippi; brother, James Fuller of Mattoon, Illinois; thirty grandchildren; sixty-nine great grandchildren and thirty-two great great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband William Van Scyoc, one brother, Noland Fuller and four sisters, Virginia Livingston, Katherine Mitchell, Naomi Haugh and Dora Rickleman.
Memorials are suggested to the Donor’s Choice  
A Celebration of Ella's life will be at  11:00 AM Monday,  February 10, 2020 at the Swengel-O'Dell Funeral Home of Neoga, with Pastor Virgil Baker of Mattoon, Illinois officiating.  Visitation will be Sunday, February 9, 2020 from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Long Point Cemetery of Neoga, Illinois.
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February 9, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Swengel-O'Dell Funeral Home, Inc.
520 Oak Avenue PO Box 339
Neoga, IL 62447

Celebration of Life
February 10, 2020

11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Swengel-O'Dell Funeral Home, Inc.
520 Oak Avenue PO Box 339
Neoga, IL 62447

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