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Imogene "Jean" Wyatt

February 7, 1932 — September 24, 2017

Herrin- Imogene “Jean” Wyatt, age 85, of Herrin, passed away at 8:55pm on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at Shawnee Christian Nursing Home in Herrin. Imogene was born in Herrin on February 7, 1932, the daughter of Earnest and Eva (Edwards) Brasher. She married Charles Wyatt, Jr. in Energy on September 5, 1948. He preceded her in death on February 3, 1981. Mrs. Wyatt was a member of the West Monroe Apostolic Church in Herrin. Imogene's favorite things in the world were her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She loved to cook for others and her backdoor was always open for anyone needing a hot meal.  She loved the Lord and served Him through serving others. Survivors include four daughters-Jody and Martin Steinmetz of Herrin Rhonda and Rev. Richard Pearce of Herrin Cheryl and Dr. Andrew J. Willis of Houston, TX Chris and Patrick Jones of Herrin Seven Grandchildren- Mark and Kendra Steinmetz of Herrin Leah Orr of Herrin Garrett Drew of Carterville Tyler Pearce and fiancé Becky Holt of Anna Cassidy and Mike Yates of Vienna Gabrielle Jones of Herrin Wyatt Jones of Herrin Five Great Grandchildren- Cienna, Arianna, Savanna, Liam, Brycen Brother- Leon Brasher of Herrin Two sisters- LaDonna Bennett of Herrin Shirley and Joe Westermeier of Clinton, SC Several nieces and nephews She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son- Billy Wyatt, Granddaughter- Michelle Steinmetz, three brothers- Earnest, John, and Odas Brasher, and two sisters- Mary Duiguid and Geraldine Griffith. Funeral services will be held at 1:00pm on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin with Rev. Richard Pearce and Dr. Andrew J. Willis officiating. Burial will follow at Herrin City Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-8pm on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin. For those who prefer, memorial donations may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. Envelopes will be available and accepted at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home; 201 S. 13th Street; Herrin, IL 62948. For more information, or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit
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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

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Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home

201 S 13th St, Herrin, IL 62948

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