Herrin- Jeanette Louise Brandon, age 83, of Herrin, passed away at 11:35pm on Friday, February 24, 2017 at Helia Healthcare of Energy.
Jeanette was born in West Frankfort on October 25, 1933, the daughter of Johnie and Eda (DeZutti) Cavalli. She married Lee Roy Brandon in Herrin on July 4, 1952. He survives in Herrin.
Mrs. Brandon was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Herrin. She was very active in the Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts. Jeanette had a passion for art and watercolors and had won numerous Best of Show Awards at DuQuoin and Herrinfesta art shows. She was also a member of the Herrin Women’s Club. Jeanette was an avid Southern Illinois University football and basketball fan, to be remembered fondly by the numerous referees to whom she assisted throughout the years.
She is survived by her husband- Lee Roy Brandon of Herrin
Son- Eric Lee and Annie Brandon of Harrisville, MI
Daughter- Yvonne Marie and John Davis of Winthrop Harbor, IL
Daughter- Leanne Stevens and Fiance Mark Lenze of Vergennes, IL
Eight Grandchildren- Emmy Brandon and Jarrod Brubaker of Portland, OR
Alli Jo Brandon of Harrisville, MI
Jennifer Davis of Chicago, IL
Jeffrey Davis of Winthrop Harbor, IL
Joseph and Nicole Davis of Chicago, IL
Joshua and Teresa Timmermann of Vancouver, British Columbia
Jordan Timmermann and Corinne Russell of Seattle, WA
Jillian Timmermann of Seattle, WA
One great grandson- Logan Timmermann of Vancouver, British Columbia
Sister- Annette Ahlm of Duncanville, TX
Many beloved nieces and nephews
Many dear friends
Memorial services will be held at 10:00 am on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin with Monsignor Ken Schaefer and Rev. Ralph Brandon officiating. Inurnment will follow at San Carlo Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-8pm on Tuesday, February 28, 2017.
For more information or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit www.hughesfuneralhomes.com