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Henry Deavers

Henry Deavers, 61, of Heyworth, Illinois, passed away at 6:24 P.M. Sunday, December 16, 2018, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria, Illinois.


A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, January 5, 2019, at Faith Fellowship Center, Heyworth, Illinois, with Pastor Charles F. Bannock officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date. There will be no visitation.


Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, Heyworth, Illinois, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Patricia Deavers.


Mr. Deavers was born May 24, 1957, in Lincoln, Illinois, to William Glenn and Edna L. Deavers. He married Patricia Ann Coffman on February 27, 2001, in Hudson, Illinois. She survives in Heyworth, Illinois.


He is also survived by his four sons, Justin True of Heyworth, Illinois, Henry Deavers Jr. of Metamora, Illinois, Dalton Deavers of Heyworth, Illinois, and Seth Deavers of Heyworth, Illinois; two daughters, Serena (Keith) Chapman of Clinton, Illinois, and Tonya (Joe) McFarland of Mitchell, Indiana; five grandchildren, Matthew Chapman of Bloomington, Illinois, Dakota and Sierra Law of Heyworth, Illinois, Bradley Webb of Heyworth, Illinois, and Temper Deavers of Mitchell, Indiana; two brothers, Jerry (Karen) Deavers of Mitchell, Indiana, and Billy (Amy) Deavers of Danville, Illinois; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Charles and Hazel Law of Heyworth, Illinois; and many nieces and nephews.


Henry was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, William and Abe Deavers.


He was a United States Army Veteran. He was stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina and served for 3 years in Germany.


He was a member of the Faith Fellowship Center, Heyworth, Illinois.