August 3, 1936 - April 9, 2021
Marilyn McMillan, 84, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 12:10 P.M. Friday April 9, 2021 at Heritage Health Therapy and Senior Living in Hoopeston. She was born August 3, 1936, in Greenup, IL, the daughter of Gerald and LaVerne (DeVall) Thomas. She married R. Tommy McMillan on August 21, 1959 in Greenup, IL. He preceded her in death on November 25, 2018. She is survived by one daughter, Rhonda (John) Watson of Glasgow, KY; three sons, Eric (Karla) McMillan of Hoopeston, IL, Shaun (Annette) McMillan of Wellington, IL, and Anthony McMillan of Hoopeston, IL; two sisters-in-law, Phyllis Thomas Dueker and Garnet Angle McMillan; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and 9 nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by parents; one sister, JoAnn (Bud) Thomas Dyer; three brothers, Fred (Lois) Thomas, John Thomas, and Bill (Verna) Thomas; and one brother-in-law, Rhondel McMillan. Marilyn was a homemaker, caring for her family. She was a member of the United Brethren Church in Claytonville. In her younger years, she served as Cub Scout Master for Pack 118 in Hoopeston for many years. Marilyn enjoyed embroidery, sewing, quilting, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She also enjoyed socializing with her friends from Henning’s Restaurant. The McMillan family would like to extend a special thank you to the Henning’s staff for their friendship and special care that was given to both Tommy and Marilyn throughout the years. A visitation will be held 4:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. Wednesday April 14, 2021 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday April 15, 2021 at the funeral home with Pastor Ryan Mustered officiating. Burial will follow in Amity Cemetery in Goodwine, IL. Memorials may be made to the R. Tommy McMillan Memorial Scholarship Fund. Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Marilyn’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences. Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.
Marilyn McMillan, 84, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 12:10 P.M. Friday April 9, 2021 at Heritage Health Therapy and Senior Living in Hoopeston. She was born August 3, 1936, in Greenup, IL, the daughter of Gerald and LaVerne (DeVall) Thomas.... View Obituary & Service Information
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