Della Ruth Myers, 94, of Stonington, IL. passed away Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at Heritage Healthcare in Pana. She was born October 1, 1917 in Buckner, IL., the daughter of Lemuel and Catherine Carroll Burton. She married Herschel Myers in February, 1938 in Stonington. He preceded her in death in March, 1982. Mrs. Myers was a homemaker and a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Stonington.
She is survived by her sons; Larry Myers and wife Carol of Woodridge, IL., Richard Myers and wife Diana of Taylorville, and Paul Myers of Waynesville, IL.; daughter, Janice Rabe and husband James of White Hall, IL.; son-in-law Leroy Blakeman, daughter-in-law Kay Myers and sister, Noreen Nolen of Placerville, CA. There are 22 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren, 20 great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son John Myers, step sons Dwight Myers, Gerald Myers and Herschel C. Myers and step daughters, Elda Dodd and Shirley BLakeman, 1 grandchild and 4 brothers.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Monday, April 30 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Stonington with Father Alan Hunter officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville. Visitation will be held from 5-7pm Sunday, April 29 at McClure Funeral Home in Taylorville.
Condolences may be sent online at www.mcclurefuneralhome.com.