Evelyn M. Hornbuckle, 100, of Marion, IA, formerly of Taylorville, IL, passed away on January 7, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. at Summit Pointe Senior Living Center in Marion, IA. She was born on July 6, 1913, the daughter of Robert and Judith Stanbery. She married Henry R. Hornbuckle on August 2, 1933 they were married for 67 years. He preceded her in passing on July 20, 2001. She was a farmer’s wife. She worked side-by-side with her husband in the fields. She also raised 5,000 turkeys and 30 cows. She was a 50 year member of Tucusah Chapter #682 of the O.E.S. in Assumption, IL. In Evelyn’s lifetime, she grew up using horse and buggy, Model T and Model A automobiles. She witnessed the birth of flight and developments which included indoor plumbing, mechanized agriculture, television and much, much more!
She is survived by her daughter, Joyce (Larry) Shiley of Marion, IA; son, Jerry Hornbuckle of Morrisonville, IL; grandchildren, Cindy Moore of Morrisonville, IL; Rick (Vickie) Hornbuckle of St. Louis, MO, Tim (Lisa) Shiley of Royal, IA and Shawn (Debra) Shiley of Marion, IA; eight great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in passing by her parents, husband, Henry; sister, Eula and brother Clark.
Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon on Saturday, January 11, 2014 at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL.
Funeral services will follow the visitation at 12:00 noon at Sutton Memorial Home. Pastor Becky Lembke will officiate. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville, IL.
Memorials may be made to: Tucusah Chapter #682 of the O.E.S., 225 North Chestnut, Assumption, IL 62510
Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, IL.
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