Cora Maynard

Cora Maynard

FARMER CITY – Cora Anne Maynard, 79, of Farmer City passed away at 3:50 p.m. Sunday (Dec. 2, 2012) at her residence.

A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Farmer City, with the Rev. James Henning, O.F.M. Conv., officiating. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, Farmer City, with a rosary service before at 4:30 p.m. Burial will be in Aledo Cemetery in Aledo at 3:30 p.m. Friday. Memorial donations may be made to the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Cora was born July 8, 1933, in Aledo, a daughter of Stuart and Margaret Morford Boultinghouse. She married Marvin C. "Bud" Maynard on Sept. 1, 1954, in Aledo. He passed away Dec. 28, 1992.

Surviving are one daughter, Pamela A. (Paul) Kerouac of Tallahassee, Fla.; two sons, Michael C. (Julie) Maynard of Yucaipa, Calif., and Timothy S. (Timmy) Maynard of Mobile, Ala.; three grandchildren, Jenny Delaney, Corie Folkerts and Amy Buckley; and great-grandchildren, Morgan Delaney, Sarai Folkerts, Clyde Folkerts, Sampson Folkerts and Tyler Buckley.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and two brothers.

Cora graduated from Western Illinois University with a bachelor of science degree in elementary education. She was a preschool teacher at her home in Farmer City for over 30 years. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Farmer City, where she was very active in church work. She was a beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, caregiver, teacher, and a friend to all.