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Obituaries - Fern WOODWORTH

Macomb Daily Journal, April 23, 1986
Who: Fern Woodworth, 59 of Macomb. Funeral: 10 a.m., Friday in Dodsworth-Piper-Wallen Funeral Home, Rev. Randall Whitmire will officiate. Burial: Oakwood Cemetery. Died: Tuesday in Memorial Medical Center at Sprinfield. Born: July 15, 1926 in McDonough County. Parents: John and Mabel Cross Worthington. Married: Albert Helms; he died July 14, 1959. Married: Wayne Woodworth, he died March 7, 1969. Survived by: daughter, Diana K. Shepler of Macomb; four step-children; three grandchildren; four brothers, John J. Worthington of Spokane, Wash., Keith and Frank Worthington, both of Roseville, and Lyle Worthington of Little York; and seven sisters, Mrs. Don (Lucille) Hagemeister of Giltner, Neb., Mrs. Wilbur (Bernice) Sutton of Elk Grove, Calif., Ledema Fawcette of Bartonville, Mrs. Marvin (Joyce) Brewer of Abingdon, Mrs. Marian (Shirley) Simmons of Roseville, Mrs. Lewis (Bernadine) Bankes of Macomb and Linda Luper of Springfield. History: owner and operator of Fern's Beauty Nook; lived most of her life in McDonough County; employed by Western Illinois University Health Center; member of the Calvary Baptist Church and the VFW and American Legion Auxiliaries.

Contributed by Eileen Harper Worthington