Estelle M. Case
SPRINGFIELD - Estelle M. Case, 85, passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at Capitol Care Center.
She was born in Osyka, Miss., on Dec. 8, 1927, to Charles and Mary (Kile) Knox.
Estelle retired from the State of Illinois. She enjoyed a long and happy relationship with her Fairview Baptist Church family. She also enjoyed monthly dinners with fellow graduates from her high school class.
She is survived by her sisters, Leila Ring and Virginia Barrett; her children, Patricia Schuller, Dale Hamilton, Ronald McKinley, Shirley (George) Trader and John McKinley; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ivan; a son, Earl B. Hamilton; a granddaughter, Michele R. Pierce; two sisters and two brothers.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the time of service at noon on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at Vancil-Murphy Funeral Home with Pastors Michael Standard and Robert Gebhardt officiating. Burial will follow in Virden Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Vancil-Murphy Funeral Home to assist with funeral expenses or to Fairview Baptist Church. Visit vancilmurphy.com to offer condolences.