Syble (Milburn) Dempsey

April 9, 1925 ~ October 23, 2020 (age 95)


Syble (Milburn) Dempsey, 95, of Benton passed away Friday, October 23, 2020 at the Helia Health Care in Benton.

She was born in Carrier Mills, Illinois on April 9, 1925, the daughter of Clellan & Ruby (Lollar) Milburn.

She married Kenneth Dempsey Jr. on October 30, 1946 in Marion, IL and he preceded her in death on November 29, 2009.

Mrs. Dempsey was a member of the West City Church of God. She was a Christian for many, many years.

Mrs. Dempsey is survived by her:

3 Children:

               Connie Morris & husband Ray of Benton

               Janet Morris & husband John of Galatia

               Patrick Dempsey & wife Kay of Benton

6 Grandchildren:

               Shannon Morris & friend Gloria of Benton

               Rachel Bennett & husband Mark of Benton

               Jennifer Tucker & husband Kenneth of Perryville, MO

               Sarah Kelley of Christopher

               Joshua Morris & wife Kelli of Harrisburg

               Justin Morris & wife Tracy of Harrisburg

Great-Grandchildren: Tyler, Matthew, Laird, Londyn, Drake, Ariana, Doug, Nadia, Chloe, Kyndall, Kai, Kree, Sadie, Beckett & Sage

Great-Great-Grandchildren: Abbigail, Jax & baby Barnett due in December

1 Sister: Shelby Lievers & husband J.B. of Kankakee

Mrs. Dempsey was preceded in death by her Parents, Husband, by a Grandson-Lucas, by a Brother-Bob Milburn & by a Sister-Shirley Mae.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 P.M. Sunday, October 25th at the West City Church of God with Pastor Harol Whitlock officiating. Burial will be in the Salem Cemetery in Carrier Mills. Visitation will be after 1:00 P.M. on Sunday at the Church.

We ask those attending to be considerate of others and practice social distancing. It is recommended that everyone attending wear a mask.

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October 25, 2020

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
West City Church of God
1231 Route 14 West
Benton, IL 62812

Funeral Service
October 25, 2020

2:30 PM
West City Church of God
1231 Route 14 West
Benton, IL 62812

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