Naomi L. Lancaster, 86, of Gillespie, IL, died at Heritage Health of Gillespie, Gillespie, IL on Monday, February 26, 2018 at 6:15 am. She was born November 6, 1931, in Carlinville, IL to Loyd Cole & Margaret (Dorks) Cole. She married Robert P. Lancaster, Sr. on August 6, 1949 in Piggott, Arkansas. He preceded her in death on September 7, 1996. She was a homemaker & beautician. Naomi was a member of the United Methodist Church, Gillespie, IL. Naomi enjoyed playing cards and being around her children and grandchildren. She always had a smile and a good sense of humor. She is survived by her son, Robert (Laura) Lancaster, Jr of Gillespie, IL, daughter, Karen (Donald) Millmier of Donnellson, IA, grandchildren, Talli (Steve) Denney, Amy (Ty) Schmidt, Cory (Fiancée, Allison Kramer) Millmier, Michael (Katrina) Lancaster, Leanne (Karl) Kruse, great-grandchildren, Elise Denney, Megan Denney, James Schmidt, Charlee Schmidt, Ian Lancaster, Evan Lancaster, Karly Kruse, Kylie Kruse, brother, Albert "Dale" Cole, sister, V. Geraldine Lambert, sister in law, Billie Cole, sister in law, Marjorie Leefers, brother in law, William (Daisy) Lancaster, and numerous nieces and nephews. Naomi was preceded in death by her parents, spouse, brother and sister in law, Merle and Ruth Cole, brother, Marvin Cole, brother, Harlan Cole, sister and brother in law, Betty and Robert Nation, sister in law, Betty Cole, and brother in law, Jim Leefers. Friends may call on Friday, March 2, 2018 at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie, IL from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm. Funeral services are Friday, March 2, 2018 at 12:00 PM at Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, IL with Rev. Dennis Hill officiating. Burial will be at Prairie Lawn Cemetery, Carlinville, IL. Memorials are suggested to Gillespie Public Library, United Methodist Church of Gillespie or Partnership for Educational Excellence District 7. Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at www.kravanyafuneral.com. Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, IL is in charge of the arrangements.
Donations may be made to:
Gillespie Public Library
United Methodist Church of Gillespie
Partnership for Educational Excellence District 7