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Johnson Hughes Funeral Home
Tuesday November 30th, 2021
11:00am - 1:00pm

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Funeral Service

Johnson Hughes Funeral Home
Tuesday November 30th, 2021

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Tuesday November 30th, 2021

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Christopher Hovenga

Christopher Harm Hovenga, age 38, of Herrin, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at Herrin Hospital.

Funeral Service will be held 1:00 PM Tuesday, November 30th, 2021 at Johnson Hughes with Rev. Ralph Brandon officiating. Burial will follow at Herrin City Cemetery. Visitation will be held Tuesday, November 30, 2021 from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM at the funeral home.

Christopher was born June 07, 1983 in Herrin, Illinois, a son of John and Lynola (Palmer) Hovenga. He is survived by his mother, Lynola (Palmer) Hovenga of Herrin, IL; one sister, Tracy Galloway (David) of Herrin, IL; and his nephew, Johnathon Galloway (Averie) of Clarksville, TN, niece Brittany Galloway of Herrin, IL, aunt Elaine Kenner (Jerry) of Herrin, IL, Great Aunt Donna Howell of Carterville, IL, special friend Cate Butler of Carbondale, IL, special friend Leighton Saylers of Carbondale, IL, Special Cousins Abby, Wyatt And Charlie Hovenga along with several cousins he also thought a lot of.
He is preceded in death by his father, John K. Hovenga and his Grandparents, Harm and Mary Hovenga, Grandparents Carlton and Awanda Palmer, Aunt and Uncle Stanley and Tammy Hovenga, and uncle Brad Palmer.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the American Heart Association.

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Lynn, We were so sorry to hear of Christopher’s passing. Our hearts go out to you. May God bless you and give you peace. Our love, Ann and “Shorty” McMurphy

Ann McMurphy Nov 28 2021 12:00 AM

Nokie & Tracy I am so very sorry to see this news. My prayers are with you and my heart aches for you.

Carolyn ( Wolfe) Cremeens Nov 26 2021 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family.

Cyrilene Hicks Nov 26 2021 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss of Christopher. May you find comfort in your memories. He was a fine young man and will be missed. Ralph and Deanna Carter

Deanna Carter Nov 25 2021 12:00 AM

Lyn, I’m so sorry to hear this. You will be in my prayers.

Linda Priddy Nov 25 2021 12:00 AM

Renee I am so sorry for you and your family He is so very young

Connie Hamlin Nov 24 2021 12:00 AM