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Wanda Titus

January 14, 1927 — February 19, 2017

Wanda Titus


WANDA LAVON TITUS, 90, of Arcola, IL passed away at 2:47 A.M. on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at the Arcola Health Care Center.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at the Edwards Funeral Home in Arcola, IL. Burial will be in the Arcola Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. at the funeral home.

Wanda was born on January 14, 1927 in Piatt County, IL. She was a daughter of Harold Virgil “Jack” and Nora Gladys (Chapman) Edwards. She married Eddie Clark Titus on March 3, 1946 in Arcola, IL. He passed away on February 10, 2017.

She is survived by one son, Jerry Clark Titus and his wife Sharlene of Arcola, IL.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one grandson, Brent Clark Titus; one brother, Kenneth Harold Edwards and one sister, Willeva June Ellis

Wanda was a member of the Free Methodist Church in Arcola.

Wanda was an excellent homemaker, decorator and cook, she made the best homemade bread and cinnamon rolls. She enjoyed crocheting and has made numerous afghans. She was an avid gardener and always had fresh flowers on her table; she also did a lot of canning.

Wanda had worked as a switchboard operator; she worked at Colligate Cap and Gown; she worked as secretary and bookkeeper for Diamond Brother’s Insurance, the City of Arcola and for Otto Real Estate. Her last and favorite job was working for Don and Erma Stump at Happy Day’s Antiques in downtown Arcola.

Jerry and Sharlene would like to send many, many thanks to the Arcola Health Care Center and staff for how great they have treated their family over the past four years.

Memorials may be made to the Arcola Health Care Center.

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