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Elizabeth DeMoss Obituary

Bushnell - Elizabeth DeMoss, 94, of Bushnell, formerly of Camp Point, died at 8:43 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, 2013 at The Elms in Macomb.

Born Oct. 11, 1918, in Quincy, Elizabeth was a daughter of Orie and Erma Stahl Campbell. She married Glenn Otis DeMoss on Jan. 24, 1938, in Keokuk, Iowa. He preceded her in death on April 23, 2002.

Elizabeth farmed alongside her husband and delivered many meals to the field. She was an excellent seamstress and cook and especially enjoyed making angel food cakes for others.

Elizabeth was a 1936 graduate of Clayton High School and was a member of the Adams County Home Extension. She was a devoted and caring wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Mrs. DeMoss was a member of the Camp Point United Methodist Church, where she was active with the United Methodist Women.

Survivors include a daughter, Mary Pendarvis, and her husband, Dan, of Prairie City; a son, Wes DeMoss and his wife, Ruth, of Camp Point; five grandchildren, Holly Brint and her husband, Dave, of Good Hope, Jeff Pendarvis and his wife, Amy, of Avon, Debbie Tenhouse and her husband, Doug, of Quincy, Danette Molidor and her husband, Jim, of Quincy and David DeMoss and his wife, Ginger, of Quincy; 16 great-grandchildren, Jakob, Alexa, Addy and Jace Pendarvis; Hannah and Hayden Brint; Jesslyn Chew and her husband, Corey; Lauren, Regan and Collin Tenhouse; Margot, Mitchell and Audrey Molidor; and Christian, Alaina and Cody DeMoss; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Glenn; a sister, Ruth Baker; and six brothers, Curtis Campbell and his wife, Lora; Henry Campbell and his wife, Velva; Elmer Campbell and his wife, Olive; Ernest Campbell and his wife, Mildred; Charles Campbell; and Harold Campbell and his wife, Veda.

Funeral services will be held Monday at 11:30 a.m. at the Camp Point United Methodist Church by the Rev. Joe Tomich. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery in Camp Point.

Visitation will be held Monday from 9 until 11:15 a.m., with family greeting friends from 10 until 11:15 a.m. at the Camp Point United Methodist Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Camp Point United Methodist Church, The Elms of Macomb or Hospice Compassus of Galesburg.

Online condolences may be left at www.hamiltonfuneralhomes.net

The Lummis Hamilton Funeral Home in Camp Point is handling arrangements.

Published in Peoria Journal Star on Aug. 25, 2013
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