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Correne Burch

November 1, 1924 — April 8, 2017

Correne Burch


CORRENE BURCH, 92 of Farmer City, formerly of Atwood, IL, passed away at 1:11 P.M. on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at the Farmer City Rehabilitation and Health care Center in Farmer City.

A Celebration of Correne’s Life will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at the United Church of Atwood. Pastor Don Gerkin will officiate. Visitation will be held from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Tuesday at the Church. Private burial will be held in the Arcola Cemetery at a later date. The Edwards Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.

Correne was born on November 1, 1924 in Muhlenberg County, KY. She was a daughter of Arthur and Ella (Peach) Embry. She married Robert Enlow on June 29, 1942 in Brandenburg, KY and she later married Claude Burch on June 3, 1979 in Neoga, IL. He passed away on July 6, 1988.

Correne is survived by five children, Virginia McNutt and her husband Thomas of Farmer City, IL, Paul Enlow and his wife Barbara of Chesterville, IL, Victoria Brown and her husband Jim of Centrailia, MO, Ellen Lynch of Atwood, IL and Nellie Sheffield and her husband Louis of Deland, IL, eighteen grandchildren, twenty eight great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one son one Robert Louis Enlow one daughter Joanna Sue Burch and one grandson Robert Louis Enlow Jr.

Correne was a member of the Arcola Free Methodist Church and she had been a member of the Odd Fellow-Rebekah Lodge in Arthur, IL.

She enjoyed sewing and quilting and spending time with her family.

Memorials may be made to the Food Pantry at the United Church of Atwood.

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