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CARBONDALE - Florence M. McMillan, 95, of Carbondale, formerly of Danville, passed away at 8:08 a.m. Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at Manor Court of Carbondale.
Florence was born on July 31, 1922, to Nicholas H. and Minnie Alma (Lomax) Meister in Philadelphia, Pa.
On September 19, 1942, Florence was united in marriage with William James McMillan in Philadelphia. He preceded her in death on April 16, 1983.
Florence is survived by daughters-in-law Bonnie McMillan and Sharon McMillan; four grandchildren, Kimberly (Eugene) Talley, Megan (Raymond Jr.) Clodi, Sarahjane McMillan and Joshua McMillan; four great grandchildren, Kaylan and Savannah Talley and Alistair and Anderson Clodi.
Florence is preceded in death by her parents; husband, William; two sons, Eric W. McMillan and Bruce James McMillan; and one sister.
Florence enjoyed volunteering for many years at the C.A.R.E. Pre-school program at Danville District 118. She was a loving homemaker who loved to spend time with her family especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren and always taking care of others.
Memorial services for Florence will be at 4 p.m. Saturday, February 10, in Immanuel Lutheran Church, Murphysboro, with Rev. Hoem officiating. Visitation will be 3-4 p.m. Saturday at the church.
The preferred form of remembrance are memorial donations to Mount Vernon Township High School Special Olympics. Envelopes will be available at the church.
Meredith Funeral Home in Carbondale is in charge of arrangements. If you would like to share a story or memory of Florence please visit www.meredithfh.com
Published on February 8, 2018
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