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Delores J. Daniels

d. July 9, 2019

Delores J. Daniels, age 87, of Cantrall, passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center.

Delores was born on March 18, 1932 in Kittanning, PA the daughter of John and Opal Davis – Copeland.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ernest Daniels.

Delores is survived by one son, David (Connie) Daniels of Springfield; one daughter, Lisa (Chris) Tomlin of Cantrall; one grandson, Jeremy Burris of Springfield; two granddaughters, Elise (Scott) Wilkinson of Springfield and Emily (fiancé Royce Conover) Tomlin of Athens; and one great-grandson, Tyren Burris of Springfield.

She worked as a secretary for the Secretary of State from 1953-1969. After working for the Secretary of State, she worked with her husband on the family farm. Delores enjoyed cooking and spending time with her dog, Happy.

Visitation for Delores will be held on Thursday, July 11, 2019 from 4-7 PM at Mott & Henning Funeral Home in Athens, IL.

Graveside services will be held on Friday, July 12, 2019 at 10:00 AM at Joel Hall Cemetery in Athens, IL.

Memorials can be made to “American Heart Association.”

Pastor Rick Mulkins will be officiating.


  1. Grandma Daniel’s will be missed by many. You are in my thoughts and prayers. She was a great woman.

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