Pamela Hemingway, 69, long-time resident of Mt. Auburn passed away at 11:33p.m. on Monday, February 5, 2018 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. Pam was born on August 23, 1948 in Taylorville, the daughter of James D. and Marcella Ruth (Morgret) Jordan. She married Austin Eugene “Ozzie” Hemingway on April 27, 1969 in Mt. Auburn. Ozzie preceded Pam in death on March 19, 2015. Pam graduated from Sangamon State University and worked as a 4th and 5th grade teacher for 25 years in Edinburg. She was always on the go and loved to travel, play cards and eat out. Pam was a member of the Mt. Auburn United Methodist Church and the Eastern Star.
Pam is survived by her sons: Jim Hemingway (Peggy Morgan) of Edinburg and Jarred Hemingway of Davenport, Iowa; grandchildren: Austin Hemingway and Cole Hemingway; special friend: Scott Matthew of Springfield; sister-in-law: Carolyn (Lawrence) Grant of Owaneco; aunt: Donna Beerup (Dean Hinton) of Springfield; and several cousins, nieces, and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
A funeral service for Pam will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 10, 2018 in the Mt. Auburn United Methodist Church with Pastor Bob Cook officiating. Visitation will be held from 4 until 7 p.m. on Friday at McClure Funeral Home in Taylorville and for 1 hour prior to the funeral in the church on Saturday. Burial will take place in the Grove City Cemetery. Memorials in Pam’s honor may be made to the Mt. Auburn United Methodist Church.
McClure Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements. Memories of Pam, or condolences to her family, may be left online at www.mcclurefuneralhome.com.