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Irene B. Southard

In Obituaries by OC Monitor Staff

IreneSouthardIrene B. Southard, 99, of McHenry, died Thursday Oct. 22, 2015, at Ohio County Hospital.

She was born in Rosine to the late Elvis and Frances Stewart Baize. She was retired from G.E. in Owensboro where she was a line leader and was a 54 year member of Independence Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Southard; a daughter, Linda House; and a granddaughter, Angela Southard.

Survivors include two sons, Glen Lee (Joyce) Southard and Marvin John “Joe” (Myrna) Southard; seven grandchildren, Karen (Kelly) Givens, Sam (Amy) Southard, Lisa Southard, Paula (Rondal) Bishop, James (Loretta) Southard, Alan Southard, Laura Colyer; eight great-grandchildren, Jessica (Stephen) Wallace, Jay Dee (Jessica) Bishop, Jennifer (Medji) Tabbabi, Jamaica Tarrant, Shaun Southard, Kenya Givens, Brooke Coots and Katelyn Southard; great-great-grandchildren; Dakota, Shyanna and Tyanna Wallace, Chase, Chloe and Ronnie Bishop, Lane and Maya Tabbabi, Lexie Southard, Emily and Bentley Tarrant.

Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Independence Baptist Church in McHenry with Dr. Garry Lacefield and Bro. Wendell Sandefur officiating. Burial will be in Render Cemetery in McHenry. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday at Bevil Bros. Funeral Home in Beaver Dam and from 10 a.m. until funeral time on Saturday at the church.

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