Barbara M. Rainey 92 of Clinton, IL passed away 1:30 AM March 11, 2017 at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington, IL.
Services will be 11 AM, Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at the Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL with J. Kent Hickerson officiating. Burial will follow at Maroa Cemetery, Maroa, IL. Visitation will be 10 – 11 AM Tuesday at the funeral home. The family requests casual attire.
Memorials may be directed to the Vespasian Warner Library, Clinton, IL.
Barbara was born January 8, 1925 in DeWitt County, IL the daughter of Samuel and Myrtle (McConkey) Ijams. She married Earle E. Rainey June 24, 1943 in Clinton, Il. He passed away December 18, 2004.
Survivors include her children, Thomas E. (Judy) Rainey, Kennewick, Washington; Robert D. (Cherie) Rainey, Johnston, Iowa; Samuel L. (Janie) Rainey, Clinton, IL; Carol A. (Dick) Sturgeon, Kenney, IL; 12 Grandchildren: Christi Osborne, Michael Rainey, Cara Findley, Tricia Mattes, Hillary Cherry, Kirk Rainey, Heath Rainey, Nick Rainey, Sarah Brown, Natalie Totten, Tim Sturgeon, and Nicholas Long; 17 Great-Grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and 2 brothers: Vincent Ijams and Robert Ijams.
Barbara was an avid Cub fan and enjoyed playing cards and golf. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family.