Diana Capitolia Gordon (65) of Altamont

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Published on March 2 2013 1:23 pm

Diana Capitolia Gordon, 65 of Altamont, IL, passed away at 10:04 AM Thursday Feb. 28, 2013 in St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital in Effingham, IL.

Diana was born Sept. 30, 1947 in Effingham, IL the daughter of Sereno and Violet Rentfro Tipsword. She married Albert T. Gordon on Sept. 1, 1967 and he passed away on June 7, 1995. She was a loving homemaker for her family.

Surviving are her children: William (Jackie) Gordon of Altamont, IL, Violet Gordon of Altamont, IL, Dorothea (Thomas) Houser of Effingham and  Hope (James) Jones of Newton, IL; fourteen grandchildren; four great grandchildren; seven sisters: Lavesta Rickfelder, Frances Gillespie, Patricia Thompson, Bessie Potter, Leona May McMillan, Elner Russell, and Linda Canada; many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, grandson Harley Dean, and brothers Sam Tipsword and Jerry Tipsword.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 noon Monday March 4, 2013 in Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Beecher City, IL.  Visitation will be from 10:00 AM Monday until time of the service on Monday in the funeral home.  Burial will be in Tipsword Cemetery near Beecher City.

Memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels in Altamont.  Online condolences may be made to the family at www.lockartgreenfuneralhome.com