ROBERTS – Jean I. Church, 85, of Gibson City, formerly of Roberts, died at 6:55 p.m. Friday (Dec. 7, 2012) at the Gibson Area Hospital in Gibson City.
Her funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, at The Living Word Church in Roberts with Pastor Douglas Lee officiating. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service and burial will be in Brenton Township Cemetery in Piper City.
Mrs. Church was born Jan. 30, 1927, in Decatur, a daughter of Frank and Mary (Archibald) Drake. She married Glenn D. Church on April 5, 1944, in Decatur. He survives in Gibson City.
Also surviving are a son, David (Judy) Church of DeSoto; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. A brother, Harlan Drake, also survives. Jean was preceded in death by a son, a brother and a sister.
Memorial tributes may be made to an organization of the donor's choice. Lamb Funeral Home in Gibson City is in charge of arrangements.