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1/20/2021 8:43:00 AM
Elizabeth Lyman Ferry
November 29, 1923 - January 18, 2021
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Mrs. Elizabeth Lyman Ferry, 97, of Taylorville, Ill., passed away January 18, 2021.

Elizabeth was born November 29, 1923 in Niantic, Ill., a daughter of Homer C. and Helen A. (Beal) Lyman. She attended the University of Illinois where she met her future husband and love of her life, George F. Ferry; they were married February 21, 1944 in Miami.

Elizabeth was a member of Delta Gamma Sorority, founding member of St. Vincent Hospital Ladies Auxiliary, member of D.A.R since 1939, Taylorville Memorial Hospital Foundation Board for six years, past president of Taylorville Women’s Club, Docent at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum, and a member of Davis Memorial Christian Church.

Elizabeth is survived by her three sons, George F. (wife, Dayle) Ferry of Palmer, Ark., Dr. John L. (wife, Susan) Ferry of Taylorville, Ill., and William K. (wife, Gayla) Ferry of Millstadt, Ill., 10 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews.

Preceding in death were her parents, her husband, Dr. George F. Ferry, brothers, Dr. Homer C. Lyman and Robert B. Lyman and an infant sister Helen E. Lyman.

Private family graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday at Oak Hill Cemetery, Taylorville, Ill. Rev. John Huxtable officiating. A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held at a later date.

Masterson Funeral Home, Kincaid is in charge of arrangements.

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