BENTON — Lucille M. Harvey, 95, of Benton, passed away at 6:55 a.m., on Thursday, March 17, 2016, at the Stonebridge Senior Living Center, Benton, IL.
Mrs. Harvey was born on March 14, 1921, to George and Elizabeth (Samson) Palmer in Los Angeles, CA. She married James “Jim” R. Harvey. Lucille was a retired dance instructor. She was a loving mother and grandmother. Lucille was a positive person and enjoyed dancing, gardening, sewing and watching sports. Lucille was musically talented and enjoyed playing the piano.
Lucille is survived by her five children, Kathy Winemiller and husband Ferrell of Benton, IL, Harry Decker of Big Water, UT, Stan Harvey of Dallas, TX, Becky Harben of Marion, IL and Debby Beger and husband Larry of Monticello, FL; twelve grandchildren, Greg Martin and wife Julie, Leslie Donovan and husband Mike, Lindsay Johnson, Niki Jones and husband Jeremy, Jamie Lampley and husband Michael, Marci Tarlton and husband Jeff, Lily Harvey, Bruno Harvey, Jake Harvey, Kirk Beger, Kari Beger and Olivia Beger; 12 great-grandchildren; one brother, Bill Palmer of Paonia, CA and one sister, Sarah Jean Jones of Richmond, VA.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Elizabeth Palmer, husband, James “Jim” R. Harvey and son-in-law, Mark Harben.
Arrangements are under the direction of Pate Funeral Home, 301 S. Main St., Benton IL.
Cremation will be held per Lucille’s wishes, services will be private.
Memorials may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation and will be accepted at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be given at www.patefh.com.