Irene Gaffner Webber

Irene Gaffner Webber, age 84, of Vandalia, passed away Tuesday, June 7 at HSHS Holy Family Hospital in Greenville.

A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00am, Friday, June 10, 2016 at Hohlt & File Funeral Home, Vandalia with Pastor Tom Farris officiating; visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Greenville. Memorials may be made to Fayco Enterprise or donor’s choice. Arrangements by Hohlt & File Funeral Home, Vandalia; online condolences available at

Irene was born December 12, 1931 in Greenville, the daughter of Wilbur and Grace (Thomason) Gaffner. She worked as a residential supervisor for Fayco in Vandalia and was a member of the First Church of God in Vandalia, American Legion #95 Auxiliary, and Eagles Auxiliary #3901.

She is survived by her son Melvin McKinney and wife Brenda of Vandalia; daughter Vickie McKinney of Vandalia; grandchildren Dustin McKinney and wife Tammy, Brent Bayles and wife Abby, Brian Bayles and wife Lisa; great grandchildren Danielle Reavis, Brent Nobbe, Samantha Nobbe, Morgan Cripe, Ryan Bayles, Haley Cannon, Ethan bayles, Katlyn McKinney, Dawson McKinney, Eric McKinney; great grandson Zaiden Reavis; and sister Bonnie and husband Bud Reed.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Donald Gaffner, sisters Fern Mollet, Lorene Roach, Helen Gaffner.