NARTINSVILLE, Ill. - Evelyn Lou Wilhoit, 86, of Martinsville, passed away at 2:16 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, at Union Hospital, in Terre Haute, Ind. She was born April 24, 1930, in New Providence, Iowa, the daughter of Roy Creson and Meta Lamer Creson. On Nov. 17, 1951, she married Darrel Wilhoit, in Delaware County, Ind.; he passed away on April 12, 2002.
Survivors include sons, Steven Lee (Deborah) Wilhoit of Chesterfield, Mo., Scott Wayne (Marlene) Wilhoit of Martinsville, and Stanley Roy (Becky) Wilhoit of McLean; daughters, Susan Elizabeth (Ed) Roberts of East Alton; Sarah Jane (Doug) Michael of Bloomington, Ill., and Shari Ann (Larry) of Midland, Texas; grandchildren, Jay (Sarah) Wilhoit, Jacob Wilhoit, Jordan (Ashley) Wilhoit, Joy (Doug) Roberson, Jay Roberts, Karla (Charles) Medrano, Wesley (Mindy) Wilhoit, Kyle (Katie) Wilhoit, Andrea (Michael) Giordano, Nathan (Joanna) Michael, Joshua (Katherine) Michael, Mandi (Jordan) Thompson, Trey (Julie) Spittler, Tanya Wilhoit, Wade Wilhoit, Gavin Wilhoit, Kalie Wilhoit and Brianna Wilhoit; 20 great-grandchildren and sister, Bernice King of Addison. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and brothers, Donald Creson and Duane Creson.
She was a homemaker. She attended the Willow Creek Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Evelyn enjoyed gardening; she was the family historian and was always taking care of everyone. She was a wonderful neighbor, always helping out. She loved spending time with her family especially keeping track of the grandkids.
Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, at Greenwell Funeral Home, 30 N. Washington St., with Pastor Kevin Small officiating. Burial will follow in Ridgelawn Cemetery. Visitation will be 1 p.m. until services Wednesday. Memorial donations may be made to Willow Creek Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 6492 E 400th Road, Martinsville, IL 62442.
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