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Neta D. Mecum, 95, O’Fallon

Neta Dink Mecum, 95, of O’Fallon, IL, born August 4, 1927, in Coffeyville, KS, died Saturday, August 13, 2022, at Keystone Place at Richland Creek, O’Fallon, IL.

Neta Mecum

Neta Mecum

Dink was a member of the First Christian Church of Belleville; she also was a member of the Belleville YMCA. In her spare time Dink enjoyed bird watching, photography, sewing, and tending to her garden. She was a true homemaker and her greatest love was visiting with family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby J. Mecum, whom she married on November 9, 1947; her parents, Emmett D. McWhorter and Ellen, nee Gaches, McWhorter; a brother, Robert McWhorter; and a daughter-in-law, Debra Bozsa.

Surviving are her sons, Carl E. (Sandra) Mecum, Charles “Chuck” Mecum, and David R. (Jeanette) Mecum; a daughter, Joni G. (Mike) Menke; seven grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to First Christian Church Belleville or to the donor’s choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.

 Visitation: Friends may visit from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, October 1, 2022, at First Christian Church, 5929 Old St. Louis Road, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: A celebration of life will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, October 1, 2022, at First Christian Church, 5929 Old St. Louis Road, Belleville, IL.

Arrangements by George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL