June O'Bryan Popovich, 92, of Taylorville, IL died at her residence on January 21, 2012 at 10:25pm.  She was born on June 28, 1919 in May Township, Taylorville, IL for Dave W and Anna M Allen O'Bryan. She married George Popovich on August 30, 1937 in St. Mary's Catholic Church in Taylorville.  He preceded her in death on September 15, 1985.  She was a homemaker and retired from the Taylorville High School Cafeteria.  She was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan, enjoyed cooking for and spending time with her family.  She enjoyed collecting dolls and glassware and playing games and cards. She was a past president of the Pawnee and Langleyville PTA, 4-H Leader, Sunday and Bible School Teacher, and founder of Pawnee Library; and was affiliated with the First United Methodist Church.

She is survived by son: Larry Popovich (Fiance', Karen Leddy) of Aurora, CO. Survived by daughters: Sharron (Jim) Shotton of Taylorville, IL; Eileen (Fiance, Joe O'Brien) of St. Peters, MO; Karen "Suedy"(Alan) Collebrusco, of Taylorville, IL; Medolie (Jeff) Gaz of New Athens, IL; Melissa (Brad) Driskill of Taylorville, IL. Grandchildren:  Kim (Kurt) Long; Kettie (Tim) Guinn; Eric (Laura) Shotton; Deborah (Phil) Foley; Michael (Kelly) Popovich; Lisa Hes; Andrea Popovich; Tracie (Kevin) Boehme, Kellie Hamell, Jeff Scattergood; Nick Collebrusco; Ian Gaz; Chelsea Gaz; Ryan Driskill; Ericn Driskill.  Great-Grandchildren, (16); Brothers: George (Mercedes) O'Bryan of Arcadia, CA and Joe (Marilyn) O'Bryan of Taylorville, IL; Sister: Maxie Pressley of Tucson, AZ; Several Nieces and nephews.  She is preceded in death by parents, husband George, children:  David Michael Popovich and Cheryle Kay Popovich Murphy, Brothers Bennett, Bill, Dave, Troy O'Bryan; sister Mary "Patty" Davis.

Visitation:  Will be from 5:00 to 8:00 pm, Tuesday January 24, 2012 at Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, IL.  Funeral Services will be held Wednesday January 25, 2012 at 1pm at Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, IL with Elder Lori Smothers of Community Christ Church officiating.  Burial will be at Hall Cemetery, Blue Mound, IL


Memorials:  Memorial Home Health Care Hospice of Taylorville Pulic Schools Foundation, 512 W. Spresser Street Taylorville, IL 62568.

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Homes, Taylorville, IL.  Sign the guest book at


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