Eva B. McGeath, age 98, of Riverton, IL died at Memorial Medical Center at 7:28 am Tuesday, September 7, 2010. She was born on May 8, 1912 near Athens in Menard County, IL. She was the daughter of Clyde C. and Vina Stanfield McCord. She married W. Leroy McGeath on December 24, 1931 and he preceded her in death on April 25, 1968. She was also preceded in death by her parents, a sister; Marion Rhodes and a niece Patricia Roberts.
A resident of Riverton, IL since 1949, Eva worked at St. John’s Hospital as a nurse’s aide and LPN. She retired from the State of Illinois in 1978 where she worked at McFarland Zone Center as an LPN.
She is survived by friends; Barb and Paul Obertino of Riverton, a niece; Annette (husband; Dave) Dozier of St. Charles, MO, a cousin; Marilyn Day-Fowler of Rockford. Eva had the privilege of being an adopted grandmother of Julie, Christina, Elana, Angelina and Nathan Hercules of Ocoee, FL and Matthew, Daniel, Maria and Megan Roberson of Olathe, KS.
A memorial gathering will be held from 10:30 am until time of memorial service at 11:00 am Saturday, September 11, 2010 at Riverton Christian Church, with Pastors Frank Lewis and Grant Ray officiating. Private burial will be in Elkhart Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Riverton Christian Church or Adopt-A-Pet.
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