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Delores Jo Ann Runyen

Delores Jo Ann Runyen 81 of Maroa, IL passed away 8:50 PM September 4, 2022 at her family residence, Maroa, IL.


Services will be 2:00 PM Saturday, November 19, 2022 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Decatur, IL with Mark Durbin officiating. Visitation will be 12:00 – 2:00 PM Saturday at the Kingdom Hall. The family entrusted Calvert Funeral Home, Maroa, IL with arrangements.


Memorials may be directed to Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.


Jo was born September 4, 1941 in Macon County, IL the daughter of Gilbert and Alice (Armstrong) Florey. She married Robert L. “Bob” Runyen, Sr. May of 1968 in Macon County, IL.


Survivors include her husband, Robert L. “Bob” Runyen, Sr., Maroa, IL, children, Connie V. (Morris L.) Johnson, Decatur, IL; Lee Allen Runyen, Aurora, MO; Alice Shutt, Maroa, IL, grandchildren, Andy; Quentin; Joshua (Heather); Nicholis (Carrie); Anthony; Christopher; and Alta, great grandchildren, Jordan; Landen; Liam; Leigha; Haley, Dylan, and Memphis.


She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Robert Lee Runyen, Jr; and sister, Nancy Day.


Jo retired from home healthcare and had also worked doing housekeeping for the Allens.  She was a faithful member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Decatur. 


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