Herrin- LOLA FAYE CASEY, age 90, of Herrin, passed away at her home at 7:25pm on Friday, December 5, 2008, with her loving family at her side.
Lola was born on March 29, 1918 in Williamson County, the daughter of Terry L. and Ada (Felts) Younkin. She married Paul Levi Casey in Herrin on May 30, 1936. He preceded her in death on May 27, 1987.
Mrs. Casey was a member of the Jesus Only Church in Herrin. She was a homemaker.
One son- Gary Casey and caregiver Stephanie Castens of Herrin, IL
Four Daughters- Doris Fuller of Herrin, IL
Joyce and Jim Merz of Carterville, IL
Glenda Finney of Herrin, IL
Norma and Jack Androff of West Frankfort, IL
Seventeen Grandchildren-David and Carol Fuller of Herrin, IL
Melanie and Tim McGowan of Carterville, IL
Nanette and Richard Holt of Concord, MI
Anita Sue and Dave Oaks of Ypsilanti, MI
Cecil Mezo of Ann Arbor, MI
Bryan Mezo of Ann Arbor, MI
Denise and Tim Elkins of Milan, MI
Marianne Mezo of Herrin, IL
Carla Lumetta of Sophia, NC
Lynda and Jerry Barnett of Waterford, MI
Steven Mezo of Ann Arbor, MI
Lana and Ron Mize of Little Rock, Ark
Philip and Karen Rametta of Heber Springs, Ark
Jack P. and Michelle Androff of Heber Springs, Ark
Susan and Charlie Lawson of Maryville, IL
Javan and Leishi Androff of West Frankfort, IL
Michelle Androff of Freeport, TX
Thirty-Five Great Grandchildren
Twenty-Four Great Great Grandchildren
Three brothers- Norman Younkin of Herrin, IL
Leroy and Frances Younkin of Herrin, IL
Lloyd and Mary Ellen Younkin of Marion, IL
Two sisters- Lucille Lewis of Herrin, IL
Ruth Drew of Carterville, IL
Several nieces and nephews
Lola was preceded in death by her parents, her husband- Paul, four brothers- Harry, Howard, Dennis, and Donald Younkin; and one sister- Valeta Younkin.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00am on Thursday, December 11, 2008 at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin with Rev. Lloyd Younkin and Rev. Don Colson officiating. Burial will follow at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens in Energy. Visitation will be held from 5-8pm on Wednesday, December 10, 2008 at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin.
For those who prefer, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois. Envelopes will be available and accepted at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home; 201 S. 13th St.; Herrin, IL 62948. For more information, or to sign the memorial guest registry, please visit www.hughesfuneralhomes.com