Alice Jane Atherton
Hanley Turner Eighner Funeral Home, Earlville, IL
Alice Jane Atherton, 95, of Earlville, Illinois passed away, Friday, August 31, 2012 in Mendota Lutheran Home in Mendota, IL. She was born April 25, 1917 in Earlville, IL the daughter of Robert and Ione (Schrecengost) Cox. She married Bernard Atherton on June 27, 1937 in Earlville, IL. Jane was a member of Earlville United Presbyterian Church. She worked at the National Bank of Earlville for several years before retiring.
She is survived by three sons, Scott (Judy) Atherton of Sycamore, IL, Bob (Marla) Atherton of Earlville, IL and Tom (Mary Ann) Atherton of LaFollette, TN; twenty grandchildren, twenty-seven great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Bernard, one son James Atherton, two sisters, Ilma Dwyer and Roberta Kern Worsley, and one brother Robert "Doc" Cox.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at Earlville United Presbyterian Church in Earlville, with Pastor Del Keilman officiating. Burial will follow in Precinct Cemetery rural Earlville, IL. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 5th at the church until the time of service at 11:00 a.m. Arrangements were entrusted to Hanley-Turner-Eighner Funeral Home in Earlville, IL. Memorials may be directed to Earlville United Presbyterian Church or the Mendota Lutheran Home. For more information or to sign the online guest book go to www.EighnerFuneralHomes.com
Hanley-Turner-Eighner Funeral Home
407 S. Ottawa St.
Earlville, IL 60518
Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 5th at the church until the time of service at 11:00 a.m.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at Earlville United Presbyterian Church in Earlville,
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