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Virginia Arlene Hammer Coble
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Birth: Jun. 26, 1917
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 23, 2004
Peoria County
Illinois, USA

CHILLICOTHE -- Virginia A. Coble, 87, of Heritage Manor in Chillicothe died there at 11:18 a.m. Monday, Aug. 23, 2004. Born June 26, 1917, in Princeville to John and Catherine Frances Thorneycroft Hammer, she married Emil L. Coble on Aug. 17, 1940, in Muscatine, Iowa. He died Aug. 18, 1974. She also was preceded in death by one daughter, Lana Shepard; one son, Jon Coble; one grandson; one sister; and two brothers. Surviving are one son, Terry (and Karen) of Rockville, Ind.; two daughters, Cherri (and Joe) Watkins of Chillicothe and Kathie (and Joe) Duffy of Round Lake; four grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; six great-grandchildren; seven stepgreat-grandchildren; and one brother, Jack (and Marlene) Hammer of Chillicothe.

She worked as a caregiver for people in the Chillicothe area for many years.

She was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4999 Auxiliary and the Do Se Do Square Dancers.

She was a member of Plymouth Congregational Church in Chillicothe.

Services will be at noon Thursday at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home, where visitation will be two hours before. The Rev. Jerry Tupper will officiate. Burial will be in Princeville Cemetery in Princeville.

Memorials may be made to Rescue 33.

Peoria Journal Star (Peoria, IL) - Wednesday, August 25, 2004 
Family links: 
  John David Hammer (1890 - 1943)
  Frances Thorneycroft Davis (1895 - 1968)
  Emil Lou Coble (1911 - 1974)*
  Jon D Coble (____ - 1951)*
  Lana Louise Coble Shepard (1941 - 2002)*
  Kathie Marie Coble Duffy (1953 - 2013)*
  Virginia Arlene Hammer Coble (1917 - 2004)
  Helen Louise Hammer Foster (1923 - 1992)*
  John David Hammer (1934 - 2009)*
*Calculated relationship
Princeville Township Cemetery
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Div H, Row 4
Maintained by: One Foot In The Grave
Originally Created by: John Melton
Record added: Sep 29, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30182673
Virginia Arlene <i>Hammer</i> Coble
Added by: Stephen Cantrell
Virginia Arlene <i>Hammer</i> Coble
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 Added: Oct. 21, 2011

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