Irma Depew, 76, Mattoon

Irma Depew, 76, of Mattoon, died at 3:38 a.m. on Friday, April 18, 2008, at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Care Center in Mattoon.

Services were held on Tuesday at Mitchell Jerden Funeral Home in Mattoon.

She was born on Sept. 25, 1931, the daughter of Ralph and Alta Lovall, in Charleston.

She is survived by her mother, of Mattoon; daughters, Beverly Packard of Mattoon, Sheila Crocker of Mattoon and Debra Gravil of Winchester, Va.; son, Wiley Ed Depew of Mattoon; sister, Patricia Chitwood and fianc Edward Reed of Vandalia; brothers, Larry Lovall of Coco, Fla., and Ronald Lovall of OFallon, Mo.; 15 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her father; sister, Barbara Dively; and brother, Leon Lovall.

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