Edna Irene German, 93, of Jacksonville, Illinois died Wednesday, August 7, 2013, at Jacksonville Skilled Nursing and Rehab in Jacksonville.
She was born March 26, 1920, in Literberry, the daughter of Edgar and Ada Holbrook Mills. She married Alvin F. German on November 4, 1950, in Pigott, Arkansas, and he preceded her in death on June 27, 2009.
Mrs. German is survived by one daughter, Joyce (husband, Charlie) Williams of Havana, Florida; three grandchildren, Terry (wife, Debbie) Williams of Weatherford, Texas, Tim (wife, Mary) Williams of Havana, Florida, and Kimberly (husband, Mike) Lewis of Sebring, Florida; eight great-grandchildren, one sister, Mildred Decker of Monticello, Kentucky, and several nieces and nephews. Two brothers, Kenneth R. Mills and Roy Mills, preceded her in death.
Mrs. German was employed at Hertzberg Book Bindery in Jacksonville for 46 years. She attended Faith Lutheran Church and was an avid reader. Mrs. German lived a long and beautiful life.
A funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, August 13, 2013, at Williamson Funeral Home in Jacksonville, with burial at Diamond Grove Cemetery.
Friends could call after 2 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home, where the family met friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Memorials are suggested to Passavant Area Hospital or Jacksonville Skilled Nursing and Rehab. Condolences may be left online at www.airsman-hires.com.