Helen June Severs

June 21, 1940 ~ October 31, 2019 (age 79)


Helen June Severs, 79, of Cambria, passed away Thursday, October 31, 2019, at her home.

Funeral services will be held at noon on Monday, November 4, 2019, at Riggin-Pillatsch & Burke Funeral Home in Carterville with the Rev. R.H. Chitwood officiating.  Burial will be at Blairsville Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service on Monday.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Cambria Christian Church, PO Box 428, Cambria, IL 62915.  

Helen was born on June 21, 1940 in Williamson County, IL, to Richard and Pearl (Jones) Akins. She married Delbert Leo Severs on November 29, 1957.

She is survived by her husband, Leo Severs of Cambria; son, Jeffrey (Donna) Severs of Cambria; grandsons, J.D. Severs of Nashville, IL and Brandon (Natalie) Lantrip of Middleville, MI; granddaughter, Jennifer (Don) Rector of Springfield, IL; brother, Billie Akins of Cambria; great-granddaughter, Kaylee Lantrip; sister-in-law, Linda (Ron) Betteron of Hendersonville, TN.

She was preceded in death by her parents and son, Ricky Lee Severs.

She worked at Lequatte Drug Store in Herrin for over 14 years.

Helen enjoyed quilting, sewing, knitting, but the joy of her life was her family.

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November 4, 2019

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Riggin-Pillatsch & Burke Funeral Home
322 North Division
Carterville, IL 62918

Funeral Service
November 4, 2019

12:00 PM
Riggin-Pillatsch & Burke Funeral Home
322 North Division
Carterville, IL 62918


Cambria Christian Church
PO Box 428, Cambria IL 62915
Tel: 1-618-985-2024

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