Jane Dittamore of Effingham


Published on October 16 2013 5:23 pm

Jane Dittamore of Effingham, passed away at 4:50 p.m. Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at Evergreen Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Effingham.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, October 19, 2013 at Johnson Funeral Home, Effingham, with the Rev. Dr. Joe Scheets officiating. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Effingham. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home prior to the services.

Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children. Online condolences may be left at www.johnsonandsonsfh.com

Jane was born in Jasper County, IL, the daughter of John E. and Bessie (Romack) Jones.  She married Joseph H. Dittamore on January 2, 1949 at the Falmouth Methodist Church, Falmouth, IL, and he preceded her in death on December 23, 2010.  Jane enjoyed roller skating, ballroom dancing and bowling, and in later years, quilting at church and bingo with the ladies at Culver’s. She was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church, Effingham. Jane loved her family which included her faithful dog, Barackie.

Jane is survived by her sons, Jerry L. (Dana M.) Dittamore of Charleston, IL and Jeffrey L. Dittamore of Columbia, MO; granddaughter, Ashley L. Dittamore , a sophomore at the University of Missouri  in Columbia, MO; and a brother, Leo (Marion) Jones of Newton.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Joe; son, Joseph L. Dittamore (lost at sea); and 4 brothers.