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Verla Ilean Sarver

October 7, 1932 ~ February 9, 2022 (age 89)

Obituary

Verla Ilean Sarver, 89, of Gillespie, formerly of Waggoner, passed away on Wed., Feb. 9, 2022 at Heritage Manor of Gillespie. She was born Oct. 7, 1932, near Herrick, a daughter of Dugal and Lucy (Tucker) Sarver. She was the Valedictorian of the Herrick High School Class of 1951 and attended Brown’s Business College in Shelbyville.  She married Clarence L. Sarver on Jan. 12, 1952 at her parents’ home in rural Fayette County. He survives. In 1977, Clarence and Verla Sarver Founded Sarco Hydraulics, Inc. She was a member of Pleasant Hill Christian Church of rural Raymond and enjoyed cooking at church camp and for church dinners. She also enjoyed square dancing with the Calico Twirlers Square Dance Club, traveling around the United States, being with her family and grandchildren. She was an avid St. Louis Cardinals baseball fan.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Sarver is survived by 3 sons, Rick (Scherryll) Sarver of Butler, IL; Larry (Robin) Sarver of Waggoner, IL; and Michael (Valerie) Sarver of Gillespie, IL. 1 daughter, Barbara (Randy) Chamberlain of Herrick, IL. A sister, Vera M. (Jerry) Seely of Girard, IL. 8 grandchildren, Aaron (Lindsay) Sarver; Andrea Compton; Brandon Sarver; Crissy (Matt) Dowland; Jaclyn (Ben) Matli; Shannon Mitchelar; Sean (Taya) Tallman; and Blake (Ashley) Sarver. 15 great-grandchildren, Andrew, Conner, Briley, Audrey, Kallie, Sawyer, Jackson, Elliotte, Killian, Izayah, Izeck, Beckett, Emmett, Garrett and Cohl.

Funeral services for Mrs. Sarver will be held at Pleasant Hill Christian Church in rural Raymond on Sat., Feb. 12, 2022 at 12:00 noon with Rev. David Ziegenbein officiating. Burial will be in Asbury Cemetery in Raymond. Visitation will be held at the church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service.

Memorials in memory of Mrs. Sarver may be directed to Pleasant Hill Christian Church.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
February 12, 2022

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Pleasant Hill Christian Church
19433 W. Frontage Road
Raymond, IL 62560

Funeral Service
Saturday
February 12, 2022

12:00 PM
Pleasant Hill Christian Church
19433 W. Frontage Road
Raymond, IL 62560

Burial
Saturday
February 12, 2022

1:30 PM
Asbury Cemetery
Raymond
Raymond, IL 62560

Donations

Pleasant Hill Christian Church
19433 W. Frontage Road, Raymond IL 62560

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