Vivian L. Gaskill, 92, of Moweaqua, IL, formerly of Monmouth, IL passed away at 6:30 am, Friday, August 9, 2019 in Macon, IL.
Vivian was born June 9, 1927 in Warren County, Cameron, IL the daughter of Fred and Verna (Lewis) Moore. She attended Phelps School in Warren County and graduated from Monmouth High School in 1945.
Vivian married Clinton E. Gaskill in Berwick, IL on May 24, 1947 and he passed away September 2, 2012.
Vivian worked several years for Sears and Roebuck. Most of her life, however, she was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was an excellent cook, seamstress and did beautiful needlework. In later years she enjoyed having coffee with friends, reading and playing bingo with her senior friends at the Moweaqua Library.
She was a member of the Heritage United Presbyterian Church in Monmouth, , longtime member of the Monmouth American Legion Auxiliary Post 136 and the Pi Beta Phi Arrow Mothers.
Survivors include her daughter, Linda (Charlie) Williams of Macon, IL and her son, Rodney (Kari) Gaskill of Millersville, MO; 2 grandsons, Ashton (Dani) Gaskill of Jackson, MO and Clinton Gaskill of Millersville, MO; 1 great granddaughter, Gwen Gaskill of Jackson, MO; 2 step grandchildren, Valerie Cook of Decatur, IL and Robert Sargent of Mt. Zion, IL; 2 brothers, Kenneth (Edie) Moore of Monmouth and Raymond (Dottie) Moore of Bonita Springs, FL; 2 sisters-in-law, Betty Gaskill and Rosa Kuhkney both of Monmouth, IL; several special nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, infant daughter, sister, Harriet Huston; son-in-law, Philip Sargent; step-granddaughter, Cynthia Sargent Maloney.
Funeral services will be 11:00 am, Friday, August 16, 2019 at McGuire & Davies Funeral Home and Crematory, Monmouth. Interment will be at Warren County Memorial Park, Monmouth. Visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 prior to the services at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to Rainbow rider in Monmouth or the Moweaqua Public Library.
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