Mary J. “Jo” Fleming, 96, of Oreana, died 6:33 A.M., Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Liberty Village in Clinton, IL.
Funeral Services will be 12:30 P.M. Tuesday, August 1, 2017 in Oreana Christian Church, with Pastor Dan Perry officiating. Visitation will be 1 hour before services at the Church. Burial will follow in Graceland Cemetery. Memorial contributions would be appreciated to the Oreana Christian Church. Tanzyus Logan Funeral Services and Care is in charge of the arrangements.
Mary was born in Farmer City, Illinois, the daughter of John and Molly (Lukens) Powell. Mary loved children and owned a childcare center in her home for many years. She was a member of the Oreana Christian Church and an avid bunco player. Mary married Norbert “Bill” Fleming on January 4, 1947 in Decatur, celebrating 70 years this past January.
Mary is survived by her Husband Norbert “Bill” Fleming of Oreana; children Cynthia Peterson and husband Steve, Vicki Buechele and husband Kelly, Richard Fleming and wife Cathy, Randy Fleming and wife Diane and Rex Fleming; 10-grandchildren and 17-greatgrandchildren.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents, 2 brothers and a sister. The family would like to thank the staff of Liberty Village for the loving care shown to Mary and Bill until they are together again.