Irma Eileen (Clark) True

irma (clark) true

November 12, 1926 ~ February 11, 2023

Born in: Blue Mound, Illinois
Resided in: Blue Mound, Illinois

Irma Eileen (Clark) True, 96, of Blue Mound, passed away at 10:46 a.m. on Saturday, February 11, 2023, at Taylorville Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation.

Irma was born November 12, 1926, in Blue Mound, the daughter of Benjamin Franklin and Nellie Hazel (Kretsinger) Clark.  She married Melvin Francis True on May 20,1944, and he preceded her in death on March 18, 1973.

Irma began working as a seamstress in the garment factories of Decatur at the age of 16.  She worked as a housekeeper, servicing many businesses in Decatur, until her retirement at the age of 62.  Irma was an active and dedicated member of the Tabernacle Baptist Church in Decatur.  She enjoyed reading, crocheting, and sewing, but most of all Irma loved her family.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Sharon True; and all 5 of her siblings.

Irma is survived by her children, Janet Hyde of Wytheville, VA, Larry Wayne (wife, Linda) True of Georgetown, KY, Linda Morella of Wytheville, VA, Dennis (wife, Terry) True of Nacogdoches, TX, and Marvin (wife, Paula) True of Stonington, IL; 18 grandchildren; and several great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

Visitation & Funeral Ceremony: The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15, 2023, at Shafer-Perfetti & Assalley Funeral Home, 202 W. Franklin Street, Taylorville, IL 62568.  The funeral ceremony will follow at 2:00 p.m. with Dennis True officiating.

Interment will follow the funeral ceremony at Hall Cemetery in Blue Mound.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Tabernacle Baptist Church, 650 N. Wyckles Rd, Decatur, IL 62522.

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Visitation: February 15, 2023 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Shafer-Perfetti & Assalley Funeral Home
202 West Franklin Street
Taylorville, Illinois 62568

Funeral Ceremony: February 15, 2023 2:00 pm

Shafer-Perfetti & Assalley Funeral Home
202 West Franklin Street
Taylorville, Illinois 62568

Interment: February 15, 2023 3:15 pm

Hall Cemetery

Blue Mound, IL

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The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Irma Eileen (Clark) True 's name.

Tabernacle Baptist Church

650 N. Wyckles Rd
Decatur, IL

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