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Rella Wavelyne Foor

Arthur Graphic-Clarion of Arthur, Illinois

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Rella Wavelyne (Cordray) Foor, 84, of Lakewood peacefully passed away at 2:10 p.m. Saturday, October 31, 2015, in Shelby Memorial Hospital in Shelbyville with her family by her side.

Rella was born May 9, 1931, in Shelby County. She was the daughter of Harley and Edith (Himes) Cordray.

She married Kimble D. Foor on February 14, 1996.

Rella graduated from Shelbyville High School in the Class of 1949.

She was a homemaker for her family and formerly worked at Grain Systems Incorporated in Assumption, Mallory Timers in Pana, and Shelby Memorial Hospital in Shelbyville. For the last 20-plus years, she worked side by side with husband Kimble in the farming operation.

Surviving 'are her husband, — Kimble; daughter, Cheryl (Frank) Moore of Flora; sons, Barry (Anita) Burnett of Arthur and Ed Spellman of Tower Hill; daughters Ann (Chuck) LaMotte of Valparaiso, Indiana, Alice (Jim) Fellers of Crystal Lake, and Ruth Campbell of French Lick, Indiana; stepchildren Teresa Little of Sallisaw, Oklahoma, Stacey (Tracy) Foor of Windsor, Denise Foor of Lakewood, and Vicki (Mark)Shaffer of Lakewood; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Shirley Richardson; and a granddaughter, Jill.

As were Rella's wishes, private family services will be held with interment-in Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Shelby County. Memorials may be given in Rella's memory to the Shelbyville Senior Citizens Center in Shelbyville.

Arrangements are entrusted to Lockart-Green Funeral Home, Shelbyville. Online condolences may be directed to the family at

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Original Publication Date: November 4, 2015

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