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Florence Veath

Florence Marie Veath (Deming)

Wednesday, December 23rd, 1936 - Thursday, July 16th, 2020
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Obituary

Florence Marie Veath, 83, formerly of DeSoto, passed away at 9:10 a.m. Thursday, July 16, 2020, at Northside Hospital Forsyth in Cumming, Georgia.

Florence was born on December 23, 1936, in Makanda, Illinois, to Cyrus Newton Deming and Bessie (Furlow) Deming.

She had worked as a sales representative for Heilig-Meyers Furniture Store in Carbondale.

Florence married Robert Veath on September 14, 1957, in Corinth, Mississippi, and he preceded her in death on August 16, 2006.

She is survived by two children Terry Jo Zelasko of Makanda and Teffany Lynn Emerson and her husband Matthew Emerson of Cumming, GA;

3 grandchildren Colin (Amy) Zelasko of Carterville, Dylan Emerson and Josh Emerson, both of Cumming, GA;

3 great grandchildren Greenlee Zelasko, Cade Zelasko, and Jayden Zelasko;

one brother Roy Deming of Murphysboro;

and three nieces and one nephew.

She was preceded in death by one brother, two sisters, and her parents.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at Pettett Funeral Home and burial will be at DeSoto Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 12 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Heart Society. For more information, please visit www.pettettfuneralhome.com.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, July 21st, 2020 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, July 21st, 2020 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location
    Pettett Funeral Home
    Address
    1418 South St.
    MURPHYSBORO, IL
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  • Service

    Tuesday, July 21st, 2020 | 2:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, July 21st, 2020 2:00pm
    Location
    Pettett Funeral Home
    Address
    1418 South St.
    MURPHYSBORO, IL
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Josh Wehrmeier
  • Interment

    Location
    DeSoto Cemetery
    Address
    Ash Street
    DeSoto, IL 62924
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Roy, Debbie, Tabbie, John, Stephanie and Nadia

Posted at 05:20pm
With much love and fond memories.
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Deb Hudson

Posted at 08:19am
Roy: Just want you to know that you have my sympathy in regard to losing your sister.
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