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Kerry Jo Simpson

January 15th, 1961 – November 6th, 2017

Kerry Jo Simpson, age 56 of Rushville, IL, passed away at 6:19 pm Monday, November 6, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL. She was born on January 15, 1961 in Rushville, the daughter of Rodney E. and Donna M. (Robinson) Belville.

She is survived by her son Clint (and Dawn) Belville of Browning, IL, two daughters, Jessica (and Jason) Chandler of Ft. Wayne, IN and Natasha (and Ben) Ogden of Havana, IL, 14 grandchildren, her father Rodney (and Mary Lou) Belville of Springfield, IL and her brother David (and Cathy) Belville of Astoria, IL.

Kerry was preceded in death by her mother.

She was a homemaker who loved music. She was a big part of the music community, especially at The Barn in Lewistown, IL, the River City Opry in Havana, IL, and her brother's band, Galena Road.

She developed her own card business, Kerry's Cards and Crafts.

Kerry was an amazing mother and friend.

Services will be held on Friday, November 10, 2017 at 10:00 am at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria. Pastor Matthew Thiner will officiate. Visitation will be held from 5-7 pm on Thursday, November 9th at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Astoria. Memorials may be given to the American Heart Association or Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood cancer.


November 7th, 2017

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So sorry for your loss she will be forever loved an missed an in our heart. My deepest sympathy an condolence goes out to all of u an May God comfort you an help u at this time of sorrow. With love Mandy Davis Doyle

November 7th, 2017

So sorry for your loss, she was like a daughter to me, loved her dearly, she was a loveing, caring person loved by everyone she new & very talented soul, God bkess your family

November 7th, 2017

Sorry for your loss

November 8th, 2017

Iam so sorry for your loss she was a wonderful person and never will be for gotten

November 8th, 2017

So sorry for your loss

November 8th, 2017

So very Sorry I will always remember Her warm Heart and Glowing Smile that will never be forgotten such a Loss..Linda Cassady

November 8th, 2017

So sorry for your loss. Penny Collins.

November 8th, 2017

To Jessica and your family. We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking of you all. Craig and Louise xx

November 8th, 2017

So sorry for you loss. Prayers for the family. Praying that God will give everyone peace and comfort in the many difficult days ahead. Mike and Donna Shirley

November 8th, 2017

Sorry for your loss. Kerry was a true friend and awesome lady. Our prayers are with you all. Another Angel in Heaven.

November 8th, 2017

May God Bless you, during this very sad time. Kerry, you are like my sister, we laughed, we cried, we lived and we learned so much together. You were my angel and you will forever be. Love Rona

November 8th, 2017

I will never forget your iced tea Kerry..I am so thankful that I got to be a part of you and your family`s life..and so grateful to call you a in peace girl till we meet again..Love n Prayers n Hugs Zelma..

November 8th, 2017

She used to come in and talk to me all the time at the store she will be missed sorry for your loss Debbie from Family Dollar and Rushville

November 9th, 2017

To Rodney and all Kerry's family--Our sincere sympathy to you all on your loss. May you all find peace and comfort. Garth and Carolyn Cripe

November 11th, 2017

Sorry for your loss Rodney ! Gary & Judy Moose

November 13th, 2017

So sorry to hear of the loss of Kerry Jo she was a wonderful lady. Tammy and Tony Baldry

January 1st, 2018

sorry for your loss Rodney just heard about Kerry last week my sincere sympathy Randy Smith

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