December 13, 1922 - April 30, 2016
Mattoon, IL - Billie Lou Radebaugh, age 93, of Mattoon, IL, passed away at 7:05 a.m., Saturday, April 30, 2016, at Life's Journey of Mattoon, IL. Graveside services in her honor will begin at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 11, 2016, at Dodge Grove Cemetery, with Reverend Matthew Froeschle officiating. There will be no visitation. Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral Home, located at 1200 Wabash Avenue, Mattoon, IL 61938, is assisting the family with arrangements. Born in Prairie Grove, AR, on December 13, 1922, Billie was the daughter of Willie Hugh and Vivian (Brewster) Baggett. She married Brye James Radebaugh on July 1, 1944, in Little Rock, AR. She is survived by her loving husband of 71 years, Brye, who resides in Mattoon, IL; their two children, James Brewster Radebaugh and wife Sondra of Galena, OH, and Malinda Ann Sawyer and husband Thomas of Mattoon, IL; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Dariene Lawrence Richards. Billie was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Mattoon, IL; a life member of the University of Arkansas Alumni Association; a member of Delta Delta Delta Sorority and Mattoon Golf and Country Club. She was a Rotary Paul Harris Fellow. Billie served on the staff of the Armstrong Center of Mattoon, IL, for 20 years and was the founder and sponsor of the Armstrong graduation prom Aside from spending time with her family, Billie enjoyed nothing more than traveling with her husband. She and Brye visited all 50 states, over 100 countries, and all 7 continents. The family suggests and would greatly appreciate if those wishing to make memorial contributions in her honor would choose the First Presbyterian Church, 10 Charleston Avenue, Mattoon, IL, 61938, or Camp New Hope, 1364 County Road 100 E, Neoga, IL 62447. Please visit www.mitchell-Jerdan.com or www.facebook.com/mitchelljerdanfuneralhome to light a virtual candle in her honor or share a memory with her family.
Mattoon, IL - Billie Lou Radebaugh, age 93, of Mattoon, IL, passed away at 7:05 a.m., Saturday, April 30, 2016, at Life's Journey of Mattoon, IL. Graveside services in her honor will begin at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 11, 2016, at Dodge Grove... View Obituary & Service Information
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