Dink was a member of the First Christian Church of Belleville; she also was a member of the Belleville YMCA. In her spare time Dink enjoyed bird watching, photography, sewing, and tending to her garden. She was a true homemaker and her greatest love was visiting with family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby J. Mecum, whom she married on November 9, 1947; her parents, Emmett D. McWhorter and Ellen, nee Gaches, McWhorter; a brother, Robert McWhorter; and a daughter-in-law, Debra Bozsa.
Surviving are her sons, Carl E. (Sandra) Mecum, Charles “Chuck” Mecum, and David R. (Jeanette) Mecum; a daughter, Joni G. (Mike) Menke; seven grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to First Christian Church Belleville or to the donor’s choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, October 1, 2022, at First Christian Church, 5929 Old St. Louis Road, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: A celebration of life will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, October 1, 2022, at First Christian Church, 5929 Old St. Louis Road, Belleville, IL.