DOLORES DARLENE BURCH, 86, of Humboldt, IL passed away at 12;15 P.M. on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Mattoon Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Thursday, October 18, 2018 at the Edwards Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Thursday at the funeral home. Chris Kelmel. will officiate.
Darlene was born on July 20, 1932 in Monticello, IL. She was a daughter of Yocum and Pauline Jane (Hays) Griffith. She married Robert Burch on March 14, 1950 in Paris, IL. They were married for 66 years. He passed away on August 25, 2016.
She is survived by two sons, Chuck Burch and his wife Song of Fort Leonard Wood, MO and Doug Burch and his wife Cindy of Humboldt, IL, one daughter Linda Henne and her husband Doug of Piney Flats, TN, 17 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren, two brothers, Charles Griffith and his wife Judy of Georgetown, IL and Rick Griffith and his wife Anita of Vermillion, IL and two sisters, Judy Hahny and her husband Jack of Ashlyn, KY and Debbie Cooper and her husband Jim of Paris, IL
She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, Roberta Thompson, two sons, Ed Burch and Orville “Ob” Burch, one sister, Betty Artiby and one brother, Dave Griffith.
Darlene was Godly woman who loved Jesus Christ. She was an excellent seamstress and she enjoyed all kinds of needlework.