Laura Kimble

Obituary of Laura Kimble

Laura Belle Kimble, age 92, of Palmyra, Il. died Tuesday afternoon (September 12, 2017) at her residence.

She was born April 15, 1925 in Mt. Pulaski, Il. daughter of the late Harold and Allissa Holmes Mc Mann.

She married William J. Kimble on November 20, 1943 and he preceded her in death in 1980.

Surviving are her children, Larry Kimble of Mt. Olive, Il. and Linda Svhela of Litchfield, Il.; three grandchildren, Lisa Scott, Doug Bigello, and Karrie Kimble; 2 great-grandchildren, 5 great-great grandchildren; her longtime partner LaVern Harvey of Palmyra, Il. and his children, Terry Harvey, Peggy Mendenhall, Donna Gadau, and Connie Nacke; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sisters, Ida June McMann, and Kittie Mae Bobell; and brother, Harold (Mac) McMann.

She was a member of the Rebecca Lodge for 56 years and she enjoyed life to the fullest. She loved playing slot machines.

Funeral services will be held 4 p.m. Friday (September 15, 2017) at Stults-Neece Chapel in Palmyra, Il. with her cousin Rev. John Ruppel officiating.  Burial will be held 1 p.m. Monday (September 18, 2017) at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, Il.  Visitation will be held one hour prior to services Friday at the chapel.  Memorials may be made to Palmyra Food Pantry c/o Stults-Neece Chapel, Main St. Palmyra, Il. 62374.  Condolences may be sent to the family online at