Evelyn Sue Weldon age 60 of Goreville passed away November 28th 2020 at her home.
Evelyn was born on August 20 1960 in Herrin IL, A daughter of Frank and Deloris (Spicer) Galus. She married Rodney Howard Weldon July 6th 1996 in Las Vegas Nevada.
Evelyn was a resident of Lake of Egypt. She loved the outdoors, playing with her grandchildren, climbing trees and feeding wildlife. She was a member of the Realtors Association, long time employee of J. David Thompson Realty, enjoyed volunteering and was a Jack of All Trades. Evelyn leaves us with the memory of being a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and Aunt. Family was important so she considered many friends as family over the years. We will miss our firecracker and we will be listening for her whistle when its’s our time to come home.
She is survived by seven children, Melissa (Carl) Volanti, Daniel Weldon, Kristan (Mark) Barnard, Jason Nigro, Joseph (Tricia) Nigro, Allison (Sam) Fuller and Gina Crain (Fiancé, Paul Elders). She was blessed with numerous grandchildren, Abigail Volanti, Maya Volanti, Ava Volanti, Maylin Volanti, Taylor Weldon, Hailey Weldon, Gwendolyn Weldon, Sydney Barnard, Tyler Barnard, Alex Barnard, Keaton Nigro, Hanna Fuller, Liam Fuller, Jane Fuller, Nicholas Nigro, Savannah Sheffler, Giovanni Crain and several great grandchildren.
Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Deloris Galus, her loving husband Rodney Howard Weldon and several extended family members.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 12pm at Blue Funeral Home in Marion. Burial will follow at Tanner Cemetery. Visitation will be on Saturday from 10am until the time of service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois in memory of their love and support for both Rodney and Evelyn Weldon. Donations can be accepted by the funeral home.
Due to health concerns related to the COVID-19 virus, those attending the service are asked to maintain social distancing guidelines and wear a face mask.