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Alice May (Voyles) Trueblood, 86, of Hoopeston, passed away at 7:54 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. She was born Dec. 19, 1930, in Orleans, Ind., the daughter of Otis and Emma (Crawford) Voyles. She married Harold W. Trueblood on April 10, 1948, and they enjoyed 63 years of marriage, before preceding her in death.
She is survived by one daughter, Jacqueline (Paul) Griner of Boswell, Ind.; two sons, David (Patty Anderson) Trueblood of Covington, and Gary (Deb) Trueblood of Attica; six grandchildren, Mike, Noah, Lisa, Nathan, and Brian Trueblood and Joe Sheehan; 14 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her lifetime friend and caregiver, Pam Barron.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Naomi Sollars and Helen Thompson; and four brothers, Herb, Bill, Ray and Bob Voyles.
Alice was a school cook at Ambia school for many years. She was a member of the Ambia Christian Church and later became a member of the United Methodist Church of Ambia. Alice was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan. She enjoyed going to their home at Kentucky Lake, visiting The Little Nashville Opry in Nashville, Ind., and loved spending time with her family.
A visitation will be held 3 - 6 p.m. CST Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, at Anderson Funeral Home, 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL. The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. CST Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, at the funeral home, with Pastor Clint Fink officiating. Burial will follow in Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.
Memorials may be made to the Honor Flight at Boswell Grade School 414 W. Main St., Boswell, IN 47921.
Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Alice's eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.
Published on August 17, 2017
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