VERA MAE EVERMON SHULER
Vera Mae Evermon Shuler, age 93, of Quincy, IL, passed away February 23, 2010 in the emergency room of Blessing Hospital.
She was born December 28, 1916, the oldest of fifteen children born to Everett and Esther "Essie" Myrtle Kautz Evermon.
On August 29, 1936, she was united in marriage to Willard M. Shuler in Kahoka.
Survivors include her daughter, Myrtle (Seldon) Cheney; two grandchildren: Melvin (Tina) Cheney and Pattie Cheney; great-grandchildren: Deana Coleman and Bryan Tatum, Kevin (Krista) Cheney, Brian Cheney, Alishia (Brad) Harscher, Darren Cheney, Melissa Boernson and Christina Boernson; two great-great grandchildren: Aubree and Cassidy Cheney; three step great-great grandchildren, Kelsey Bolte, Darianne Beath, and Alexis Tatum, all of Quincy, IL; a future great-great granddaughter due next month, Kenzie Adella Mae Harscher; two brothers, Howard (Geraldine) Evermon of Kahoka, MO and Ernest (Leta) Evermon of Hamilton, IL; six sisters: Zola Brammer of Kahoka, MO, Frances Gregory of Ft. Madison, IA, Laura ( Harold) Webber of Unionville, MO, Mary Lipper of Kahoka, MO, Betty Fox of Revere, MO and Beulah (Joe)Dobson of Montrose, IA; as well as many nieces and nephews and their families.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two brothers, Roy in infancy and George Evermon; and four sisters: Myrtle Jean Evermon in infancy, Mabel Wolf, Viola Davis, and Pearl Gregory.
Vera attended school in Clark County, MO, first the Revere School and later Cedar College. She lived near Revere most of her life, until she and Willard moved to Quincy in October of 1978. She was a former member of the Delphinium Garden Club and had attended Peaksville Christian and also the Revere Community Church. She was a homemaker who stayed busy caring for her family, quilting and crocheting, tending to a large garden and sharing her many tomatoes. She was an excellent cook and her family always looked forward to her pies and especially her zucchini bread. She also loved playing bunco and cards and going for car rides. She particularly loved family gatherings.
Funeral services were held Friday, February 26, 2010, at 11 a.m. at Wilson Funeral Home in Kahoka with burial in the Kahoka Cemetery.
Memorials were suggested to the family.