Almeda V. Tadlock – Benton, IL

Almeda V. Tadlock, 83, of Benton, passed away at 9:30 a.m., on Wednesday, February 27, 2019, at SSM Good Samaritan Hospital, Mount Vernon, IL.

She was born on October 24, 1935, to Kirby and Mary Magdelene (Perryman) Irvin in Kincaid, IL. Almeda retired from Dept of Rehab Services. On November 28, 1980, she married Joe V. Tadlock, and he preceded her in death on July 21, 2011.

Almeda was a member of Logan Church of God and loved teaching Sunday School, it brought so much joy to her heart ministering to the children. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a devoted Christian. Almeda enjoyed hosting friends and family over to her home for Bible studies, drawing, painting and singing. She was an avid Wal-Mart and garage sale shopper and enjoyed finding a good deal.

Almeda is survived by her loving daughter, Karen Sue Yardley; two grandchildren, Shane Kenneth Yardley and wife Suzanne and Jaimee Lynn Whitson and husband Josh; five great-grandchildren, Alex Dalton, Sammy Dalton, Kordell Yardley, Ava Whitson and Beau Whitson; one sister, Brozella Odam; and two brothers, Troy Irvin and Ted Irvin.

She was preceded in death by parents, Kirby and Mary Magdelene Irvin; husband, Joe V. Tadlock; a son-in-law, Kenneth “Ken” Yardley; two brothers, Sam Irvin and Donald Irvin; and three sister, Janice Irvin, Betty Meyers and Ella Gunnells.

Visitation will be held Saturday, March 2, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Logan Church of God in Logan, IL.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. at the Logan Church of God, with Brother Rick Fowler officiating. Burial will take place in the Logan Church of God Cemetery.

Memorials contributions may be made in Almeda’s name to the Logan Church of God.

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