Georgia “Jody” Harmon, 80, of Taylorville, died at 12:55 a.m., Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in her home with her husband and family by her side. She was born on August 9, 1935 in Taylorville, the daughter of Heil and Margaret Clevland Lowrance. On November 6, 1955 she married Elmer Harmon in the First Presbyterian Church in Taylorville. Jody had worked as a legal secretary for several law offices in Decatur and Taylorville including James Jankowicz. She was a lifetime member of the First Presbyterian Church in Taylorville where she served as a mentor for children for many years. She had a love of horses and enjoyed attending Clydesdale shows as well as hog shows with her family. She previously served as a 4-H leader, Cub Scout leader, and tutored at Lincoln Land Community College for those working towards their GED.
Along with her husband, Elmer, Jody is survived by her children: Randall Harmon (Lisa) of Moweaqua, Robert L. Harmon (Susan) of Lincoln, Linda J. Harmon-Dodge (Jack) of Lovington, and Bill Harmon (Wendy) of Morrisonville; grandchildren: Brianna Harmon, Rachel Harmon, Joshua Harmon, Greg Harmon, Kate Harmon, Cameron Harmon, and Mackenzie Harmon; step-grandchild: Justin Dodge (Tara); step-great grandchildren: Jared Dodge and Jaden Dodge. Jody was preceded in death by her parents and sister: Cleva Lowrance.
A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, April 9, 2016, at the First Presbyterian Church in Taylorville with Rev. Michael Evanchak officiating. Visitation will be held from 10am until service time in the church. Inurnment will be private at a later date. Memorials may be made in her honor to the American Cancer Society.
McClure Funeral Home and Cremation Services is in charge of arrangements.
Memories of Jody or condolences to the family may be sent online at www.mcclurefuneralhome.com.