Erma Helen Solomon, 90, of Moline, IL. formerly of Taylorville passed away at 5:54pm, Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at Hope Creek Care Center, East Moline, IL. She was born on Oct. 15, 1921 in Taylorville to Osmer and Iva Walker Gill. She married Lloyd Dale Solomon in July, 1945 at the First Baptist Church in Taylorville. They celebrated 53 years of marriage until his passing in March, 1999. She was a lifelong member of First Baptist and served as a Sunday School teacher and deaconess. Early in her career Erma received a beautician's certificated and she retired in 1981 as Chief Deputy Circuit Clerk for Christian County. She was active in Lady Landowners of Christian County and the Christian County Extension activities.
She is survived by three daughters; Dottie Francine Solomon of Batavia, IL, Diane Marie Solomon of Brookfield, WI. and Carol Bentsen and husband Perry of Moline; 4 granddaughters and one great-granddaughter.
Funeral services will be held at 12 Noon Friday, September 28, 2012 at McClure Funeral Home in Taylorville with Pastor Steve Robinson officiating. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery in Sharpsburg. Visitation will be held from 10:00am until time of service in McClure Funeral Home in Taylorville.
Condolences may be sent online at www.mcclurefuneralhome.com. Memorials may be made to Green Lake Conference Center W2511 State Rd 23 Green Lake, WI., 54941 or Lake Springfield Baptist Camp 5878 Iron Bridge Rd. Chatham, IL. 62629