Vera Neighbours
Saturday
8
September

Visitation

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday, September 8, 2018
Williamson Funeral Home
1405 Lincoln Avenue
Jacksonville, Illinois, United States
(217) 243-1010
Saturday
8
September

Funeral

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Saturday, September 8, 2018
Williamson Funeral Home
1405 Lincoln Avenue
Jacksonville, Illinois, United States
(217) 243-1010

Obituary of Vera Neighbours

          

Vera Iola “Tot” Neighbours, 87, of Jacksonville, died Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at Passavant Transitional Care Unit in Jacksonville.  She was born September 27, 1930, near Wrights, the daughter of Russell and Mabel Kesinger White.  She married Lyndal Neighbours in 1951, and he preceded her in death in 1983.

            Vera is survived by two daughters, Connie Besterfeldt of Waverly and Jan Savage of Springfield, Missouri, one son, Buddy Neighbours of Kincaid, eight grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by one daughter, Bonnie Taylor, three brothers, Dean, Joe, and Floyd “Sodie,” and one sister, Carlene “Cha” Vineyard.

            Vera was member of the first graduating class from Northwestern High School in 1949.  She worked several years as a telephone operator while her husband served in the military in Alaska and California.  Vera lived most of her life in Scottville.  She was a member of the White Hall Christian Church.  She loved spending time with her grandchildren and all of her family.

            The family will meet friends from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, September 8, 2018, at Williamson Funeral Home.  A service will follow the visitation at 4 p.m.  Private interment will be held at a later date.  Memorials are suggested to Scottville West Cemetery or Passavant Area Hospital. Condolences may be left online at www.airsman-hires.com. 

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