HANNA CITY - Harriet A. Waddle, 69, of Hanna City, formerly of Bartonville, passed away at 7:12 p.m. Monday, April 14, 2014, at her residence.
She was born on July 29, 1944, in Madison, Ill., the daughter of Gilbert J. and Helen A. Banks Wilkinson. She married Paul Waddle on March 24, 1976, in Bartonville. He passed away on Dec. 12, 1985.
Her parents also preceded her in death.
Surviving are six children, Colette (Brad) Zook of Bartonville, Paul "PJ" Waddle of Hanna City, Gilbert (Ashley) Waddle of Farmington, Randy Morris of Libertyville and Bobbie Buskirk and Jeff Waddle, both of Bartonville. She is also survived by eight grandchildren; one brother, Robert (JoAnn) Wilkinson of Henderson, Nev.; and one sister, Wanda Tormino of Benld, Ill.
Harriet was a former beautician at Bernadine's Beauty Shop and Lady's-N-Gents for over 30 years. She also was a school bus monitor for First Student Inc. and then Illinois Central Bus Company, for many years.
Harriet enjoyed many things in life, including cooking, music and dancing, but especially loved spending time with her family. She was a very giving and compassionate mother and grandmother and will be missed every day.
Cremation rites have been accorded. The family will receive friends beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Marshall's in Bartonville, to celebrate her life.
Funeral and cremation services are under the direction of Affordable Funeral & Cremation services of Central Illinois.
Online condolences may be made at www.peoriafuneral.com.