|Charlotte "June" Sherman, of Abingdon, Ill, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and sister, passed peacefully at the Care Center of Abingdon on Saturday, Nov. 5th, 2011 at 10:00 p.m.
She was born July 13th, 1933 in Hermon, Ill., the daughter of Guy and Lucille (Bowden) Sampson, sister of Shirley Moos (deceased) and Joan Wilson of Galesburg and cousin of Marilyn (Bob) Smith of Peoria.
She graduated from Valley Senior High School in 1951.
She married Richard "Dick" Sherman May 31st, 1953 at the London Mills Methodist Church. He survives. Dick and June shared a long, loving marriage of 58 years in Abingdon, Ill. June is also survived by her children, Tim (Maria) Sherman of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Peggy (John) Yeager of Galesburg, Rick (Marcie) Sherman of Abingdon, Penny (Alvin) Hendricks of Abingdon; 15 grandchildren, Joni (Matt) Winegar, Nicole (Jeremiah) Chansler, Tony (Jamey) Ribble, Isaiah, Jacob, and Jennah Sherman, Zack and Ian Yeager, Caleb, Levi and Caitlin Sherman, April (David) Douglass, Amber, Noah and Logen Hendricks; 7 great-grandchildren, Ethan and Eli Winegar, Owen Chansler, Natalie, Tristan and Jessica Ribble, and Mallory Douglass.
June was a homemaker that loved to care for her family and friends. She always had a helpful hand, hug or kind word for everyone. She touched many lives and will be missed by all.
Visitation will be held at the Hinchliff-Pearson-West Abingdon Chapel on Tuesday, Nov. 8th, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral service will be held at the Abingdon United Methodist Church on Wednesday, Nov. 9th at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow in the Abingdon Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the family. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.