Wilma Doyle

HENRY - Wilma J. Doyle, 92, of Henry died at 4:29 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, at UnityPoint Health-Methodist in Peoria.

Wilma was born Oct. 27, 1921, in Sparland, the daughter of Robert and Jesse Crocker Gibbs. She married John O. Doyle on July 4, 1943, at Saratoga United Methodist Church. He preceded her in death on Nov. 20, 2007.

Surviving are one daughter, Audrey (Thomas) Greenwood of Indianapolis, Ind.; one son, Ron (Judy) Doyle of Sparland; three grandchildren, Mark (Heather) Greenwood, Rebecca (Jeff) Conner and Tim (Amanda) Doyle; and five great-grandchildren, Ashley and Taylor Conner and Moriah, Isaac and Asher Greenwood. Also surviving are one sister, Bernice (Richard) Forney; and one brother, Don (Barb) Gibbs.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Robert W. Doyle; and a granddaughter, Kimberly Doyle.

Wilma graduated with a teaching certificate from Illinois State Normal University and had taught grade school in the Henry area.

She was a member of the former Saratoga United Methodist Church, until its closing, and then the Henry United Methodist Church. She was a former member of the local Home Extension and the United Methodist Women.

Her funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at Henry United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Lindsay Churchman officiating. Burial will follow in Saratoga Township Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12 noon until time of service at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the church. Calvert & Johnson Memorial Homes in Henry is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the Henry Untied Methodist Church.



Published in Peoria Journal Star on Nov. 5, 2013