Isabelle Yeaman (87) of Windsor


Published on March 25 2019 10:01 am

Isabelle Yeaman, 87, of Windsor, IL passed away peacefully at 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at home with her loved ones by her side.

Isabelle was born June 7, 1931, in Roodhouse, IL, the daughter of Henry and Gertrude (Moore) Newingham. She married Francis Yeaman on May 28, 1960 in Edinburg, IL and together they owned and operated Yeaman’s Laundromat and Trailer Park for 18 years before Francis’s passing on September 27, 1999. Isabelle sold Avon for many years, was a NASCAR fan with Jeff Gordon being her favorite driver, avid Chicago Cubs fan and treasured time spent with family.

She is survived by her children: Rosemary Sebastian of Brighten, Glenna (Roy) Walsh of Kane, Clifford (Kim) Strowmatt of Neoga, James (Melissa) Strowmatt of Windsor, Paula (Tim) Spinner of Mattoon, Milo (Linn) Yeaman of Taylorville, William (Susie) Yeaman of Taylorville, Nancy (Phil) Ellett of Bloomington; 29 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; sisters: Ruby Smock of Jacksonville and Edna Richards of Springfield and brother, Charles (Norma) Newingham of Taylorville.

Isabelle was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Francis Yeaman; son, Carroll Strowmatt; five brothers: Kenneth, Elmer, William, Gerald and Eugene Newingham; sister, Annedelle McGee; two daughters-in-law: Mary Yeaman and Diane Strowmatt.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 27 at Lovins-Lockart Funeral Home in Windsor with Reverend Richard Eident officiating. Burial will take place in Windsor Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Tuesday. Memorials may be made in Isabelle’s name to Sarah Bush Lincolnland Hospice.

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