Mrs. Vernadine Hanes, 82, of Kinderhook, Ill., passed away Saturday, September 7, 2013, at the Eastside Health and Rehabilitation Center in Pittsfield, Ill.
Vernadine was born in Carlock, Ill., on December 18, 1930, to Roy and Mary Thacker White.
She married Joe Hanes in 1949 in Peoria, Ill., and he preceded her in death on March 11, 2010.
Vernadine was a homemaker who loved serving her Lord whether it being active in the Hannibal Assembly of God Church or the Family Worship Center in Atlas, Ill., or shopping for or giving to those in need. Many individuals were clothed and fed through Vernadine’s generosity. Vernadine loved her Lord and was active in the church especially in the Bus Ministry and winning souls for Jesus. Vernadine loved to hunt and fish with her husband, Joe. She also loved her horses. Vernadine had a great sense of humor.
Survivors include two sons, Joe (wife Nettie) Hanes, Jr. and Jonathan (Nina) Hanes, both of Rockport, Ill.; and two daughters, Rita Jo (husband James) Baker of St. Peters, Mo., and Bonnie (husband Marvin) Cox of Prosper, Texas. Twelve grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren survive, along with a brother, Delmar White of Hannibal, Mo.; a sister, Dottie Perry of Peoria, Ill.; and a sister-in-law, Nancy White of Peoria, Ill.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe, in 2010; four brothers, Bud and Jim White, and twin boys in infancy; and two sisters, Betty and Esther.
Services will be held on Thursday, September 12, 2013, at 10 a.m. at the Niebur Funeral Chapel in Barry with James Baker officiating.
Burial will be at 3 p.m. at the Park Lawn Cemetery in Danvers, Ill., near Bloomington, Ill.
Visitation will be today, September 11, 2013, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Niebur Funeral Chapel, Barry, Ill.
Vernadine’s wish in lieu of flowers, that memorials be donated to your church in her memory.
On-line condolences may be left at www.nieburfh.com.
Niebur Funeral Chapel in Barry is in charge of the arrangements.