Thomas Lizenby

Celebration of Life

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday, September 15, 2018
Stults - Neece Funeral Home
201 North Main Street
Palmyra, Illinois, United States
(217) 436-2214

Obituary of Thomas Lizenby

Thomas W. Lizenby, age 86, of Hettick, Il. passed September 10, 2018 at Heritage Health in Carlinville, Il.

He was born June 26, 1932 in Winchester, Il. son of the late Thoderick and Ida Alice McDade Lizenby.

He married Carolyn Elliott on May 8, 1964 in White Hall, Il. and she preceded him in death on August 11, 1995.

Surviving are two daughters, Vickie Bloomfield (Bill) of Streator, Il., and Judy Szafranski (Joe) of Seneca, Il.; seven grandchildren, Tom Bloomfield of Hettick, Il., Tim Bloomfield (Bridgette) of Diamond, Il., Tiffany Nix of Ottawa, Il., Elizabeth Halstead (Jason) of Ottawa, Il., Austin Szafranski (Heather) of Morris, Il.,  Alyce Applebee (James) of Seneca, Il. and Cissy Bloomfield of Hettick, Il.; and fifteen great-grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; a granddaughter, Heather Ann Smith; six sisters and four brothers.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during Korea.  He was a truck driver, driving for Schneider for 30 years until his retirement.  Thomas loved to fish, tinker, and spend time with his family. 

A Celebration of Life will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday (September 15, 2018) at Stults-Neece Chapel in Palmyra, Il.  Burial will be at a later date at Evergreen Cemetery in Morris, Il.  Memorials may be made to Hettick Fire Department or Hettick Community Club both c/o Stults-Neece Chapel, 349 Tanner, Waverly, Il. 62692.  Condolences may be sent to the family online at  Stults-Neece Chapel in Palmyra, Il. is in charge of arrangements.

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