Ann Volkman

Ann Volkman
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Elizabeth Ann Volkman, nee Myrick, 84, of Belleville, IL, born March 31, 1933, in Bay Springs, MS, died Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL.

Mrs. Volkman worked at her family’s care center, Myrick Nursing Home in Caseyville, IL and at Four Fountains in Belleville, IL. as an LPN before her retirement.  She was a member of Westview Baptist Church, Belleville, IL.  Ann was an avid Cardinal’s fan, as well as a loyal Elvis Presley fan.  She enjoyed dancing, fishing and cooking, especially good southern cooking.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Marvin A. Volkman, whom she married September 12, 1959, and who died June 19, 2006; her parents, Melvin and Elizabeth, nee Hembree, Myrick; four brothers, James Myrick, Joe (Dot) Myrick, Billy (Martha) Myrick, and Don Myrick; and by a beloved niece, Jenna Lynn Walters.

Surviving are her daughter, Marsha Ann (Kenny) Rogers of Maryville, IL.;
5 sisters-in-law, Sandy Bracey of Crystal Springs, MS, Naomi Myrick of Dallas, TX, Shirley Dauphin of Belleville, IL, Dorothy (Walter) Weik of St. Charles, MO, and Audrey Hassebrock of Mascoutah, IL;
a brother-in-law, Ronnie (Cathy) Volkman of Millstadt, IL;
a very dear longtime friend, Helen Doughty of Caseyville, IL;
and her precious angels, Lindsey Katz and Kelsey Hanson.

Memorials may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at George Renner and Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL., with Rev. Jim Robinson officiating.

An additional funeral service and committal will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 28, 2017, at Memory Chapel, Laurel, MS., with Rev. Ken Hembree officiating.

Burial will be in Providence Cemetery, Stringer, MS.

Condolences Left For Ann Volkman

I am so sorry to hear of Ann’s passing, I was a neighbor of hers and she was wonderful, such a great sense of humor, she always made me laugh, RIP Ann.

Karen Littlefield, Belleville, Illinois, 62223

Marsha and Kenny we can’t express how sorry we are for Ann’s passing, she has filled our lives with love for over 50 years. She will truly be missed. Love to you all

Doughty Family, Caseyville , Illinois , 62232

Marsha and Kenny,
Ann was such a sweet soul and a very loving woman. We shall miss her dearly — her Southern charm, infectious laughter, and those unforgettable hugs. May you find peace in knowing she’s celebrating with Marvin in the great yonder above.

Matt and Gidget Doughty, Ofallon, IL, 62269

Marsha and Kenny, We are so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. She was a wonderful woman and I have such fond memories of her. May God give you peace to know she is no longer in pain.

Pat McCarkel Schaefer, Belleville, il, 62220

Masha and Kenny I am so sorry to hear of Ann’s passing. She is now in Heaven with Marvin. She was a great lady and friend. May she rest in peace.

Gerry Fisher, Warrenton, Missouri, 63383

Please accept my sympathy in the passing of Ann. My thoughts and prayers will be with you.
Rose Marie Fitzgerald
(Ophelia Germann’s daughter)

Rose Marie Fitzgerald, Millstadt, Illinois


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