Darlene Hamby

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Darlene J. Hamby, nee Pauly, 84, of Belleville, IL, born April 5, 1937, in Belleville, IL, died Wednesday, July 7, 2021, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL.

Mrs. Hamby was a homemaker. She had previously worked at Belleville Area College, as a secretary at a local police department, and at Paris Cleaners.  She enjoyed gardening, and especially loved her flower garden.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Leon F. Hamby, whom she married on August 14, 1953, and who died on December 2, 2010; her father, Walter Pauly; her mother, Helen (Sylvester) Utz; and a sister, Barbara Jean “Bobbie” Wegescheide.

Surviving are her children, Joan Helene Becherer of Waterloo, IL, Brenda Rae (Willis) Lynn, of Belleville, IL, and Cynthia Jane (Stephen) Longhibler of Caseyville, IL;
six grandchildren, Tracy Jo, Kristine, Carrie, Jimmy, April, and Michael;
16 great-grandchildren;
five great-great-grandchildren;
a sister, Carol Crosby of Belleville, IL;
a brother, Walter G. Pauly of Ocala, FL;
a dog, Chipper;
and a cat, Barney.

Memorials may be made to the Belleville Area Humane Society. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.

Visitation:  Friends may visit from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Deacon Corby Valentine officiating.

Private burial will be at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Belleville, IL.


2 Comments on Darlene Hamby

Bobby Hamby said : Guest Report Jul 12, 2021 at 12:23 PM

Praying for the family with the passing of Aunt Darlene!

  • Covington
  • GA
Deborah Kotras said : Guest Report Jul 11, 2021 at 1:02 PM

Please accept my deepest sympathy for the loss of your love one.

  • Fairview Heights
  • Illinois

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