Erma Lucille (Overby) Schwab

February 20, 1931 ~ October 17, 2019 (age 88)


Name: Erma Lucille Schwab   Age: 88  Address: Mount Olive, IL
Died: Thursday, October 17, 2019, 9:31 am  Place: at her residence in Mount Olive, IL
Born: February 20, 1931  Place: Vandalia, IL
Father: the late:  Arthur Overby
Mother: the late:  Elsie Mills Overby  Spouse: Frank  Charles Schwab
      Date of Marriage: March 11, 1949
      Place of Marriage: Carlinville, IL and later renewed their vows at The Church of the Ascension, Mount Olive, IL.
Schooling: attended Hillsboro schools.
Church:1st Baptist Church, Mt. Olive, IL Church Secretary // Vacation Bible School  Teacher & WMU President // Mission work at the Gillespie Nursing Home. Organizations: Lots  of volunteer work for various charities.
Interests: Enjoyed pinochle and canasta  //  was devoted to her family. //  Loved traveling with her Husband and her family.
Survivors:  Husband:  Frank C. Schwab, Mt. Olive, IL  // 1 Son:  David Schwab of Mount Olive, IL //  2 Daughters: Diana (Bill) Edwards of Wright City, MO //  Sharon (Tom) Schwab Earll of St. Peters, MO;
7 Grandchildren:  Laura (Doug) Medford // Stephanie (Galen) Parnell // David Schwab // Kristen Bruch // Brett (Kristen) Nelson // Chad Nelson & Jonathan Edwards //  Granddaughter-in-Law: Brandie Schwab // 12  Great Grandchildren:  Jake // Max // Chance // Lucas // Elsa // Shelbie // Kayla // Bryan // Emily // Lilly // Caitlin  &  Dominic // 2 Great Great Grandchildren:   Cohen & Lincoln;
Preceded in Death: Parents:  Arthur & Elsie Mills Overby //  1 Son: Stephen Schwab // 1 Grandson: Matt Schwab //   3 Brothers: Jack, Paul & Arthur Overby // 4  Sisters:  Wilma Coleman //  Mary Daniel //  Elta Dornfield & Violet Bliss .
Visitation: Sunday, October 20, 2019, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm  Becker & Son Funeral Home, Mt. Olive, IL
Funeral Service: Monday, October 21, 2019, 11:00 am  Becker & Son Funeral Home, Mt. Olive, IL
Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Mt. Olive,  IL.
Clergy: Reverend Gary Hanover  Eulogy: Son-in-Law: Tom Earll
Pallbearers: Grandchildren: Brett Nelson // Chad Nelson // David Schwab // Jonathan Edwards // Doug Mefford // Galen Parnell // Laura Mefford // Stephanie Parnell // Kristen Bruch // & Kristen Nelson.
Music: Jane Bradbury on Keyboard accompanied Carolyn Hanover on "The Wings of a Dove", "Just a Closer Walk With Thee", & "How Great Thou Art" at the service, Carolyn also sang "Amazing Grace" at the graveside.
Lunch:  for family and friends will be held at the 1st Baptist Church Hall.
Memorials:  1st Baptist Church //  Calvary Cemetery
Becker & Son Funeral Home  Mt. Olive, IL. is in charge of arrangements.

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October 20, 2019

5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Becker & Son Funeral Home
221 S Poplar St
Mt. Olive, IL 62069

Funeral Service
October 21, 2019

11:00 AM
Becker & Son Funeral Home
221 S Poplar St
Mt. Olive, IL 62069

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