|Birth: ||Sep. 6, 1924|
|Death: ||Apr. 29, 2006|
GREEN VALLEY ~ Delma Irene Canopy, 81, formerly of Green Valley, passed away at 10:53 p.m. Saturday, April 29, 2006 at Timbercreek Rehab & Health Care in Pekin, where she was a resident.
Born September 6, 1924 to Walter R. and Elizabeth (Davison) Chase, she married John W. Tillman in 1942. She later married Clarence Canopy in 1969.
Surviving are one daughter, Joni R (Randy) Lusher of Green Valley; three grandchildren, Jami (Keri) Lusher of Pekin, Jessica Whitehurst of Green Valley and Jill (Ryan) Stocke of Pekin and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and an infant daughter, Janelle R Tillman.
She attended St. Paul United Church of Christ in Pekin and church services provided at Timbercreek by Pekin First Church of God.
Delma retired from Pekin Insurance after 30 years of service. She was former member of Sweet Adelines and enjoyed ballroom dancing. She also enjoyed poetry and writing music.
Her graveside funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 3, 2006 at Green Valley Cemetery. Pastor Joe Stewart will officiate. Visitation will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 2, 2006 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Home, Pekin Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to Pekin First Church of God, 2520 Maywood Avenue, Pekin, IL 61554 or to the Community Hospices of America, 7820 North University Street, Peoria, IL 61614.
Walter R Chase (1896 - 1972)
Elizabeth S Chase (1905 - 1959)
Clarence L. Canopy (____ - 2010)
Green Valley Cemetery
Created by: Mike Breitner
Record added: Aug 08, 2006
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