Deloris Marlene Lanham, 81, of Oblong, passed away at 10:50 a.m. on Monday, July 6, 2020, at Cotillion Ridge Nursing Home, Robinson.
She was born September 28, 1938, in Crawford County, the daughter of Arlo N. Hart and Inez Irene Stephens Hart. On April 2, 1958, she married James Walter Lanham in Casey. He passed away on September 1, 1996.
Survivors include a son, James Walter Lanham (Pam) of West Union; a daughter, Deborah Lowe (Larry) of Oblong; sisters Ruth Goodwin of Robinson,, Marie Pappageorge of Robinson and Mary Jane Cawood (Larry) of Robinson; four grandchildren, four step-grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and many nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter Brenda Lee Hills and brother Allen Hart.
Deloris was a homemaker and farmer’s wife. She attended the Dugan Church for many years. She enjoyed quilting and fishing.
A graveside service and burial was held Thursday, July 9, 2020, at Bellair Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the family c/o Markwell Funeral Home, PO Box 175, Casey, IL 62420.
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