Georgianne Tompkins

Georgianne Tompkins, age 79 of Smithboro, Illinois, passed away 6:30 p.m. November 9, 2020 at HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, Illinois.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 14, 2020 at the Donnell – Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville. Interment will follow in Maxey Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday, November 13, from 4:00 – 7:00 at the Donnell – Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville. Masks are asked to be worn for the visitation and funeral; social distancing will be practiced as best possible. Memorials may be made to the Pleasant Mound Community Center or Maxey Cemetery.

Georgianne was born August 12, 1941 in Dixon, Illinois, the daughter of Clyde and Anna Maye Edwards. She married Donald “Jake” Tompkins on September 15, 1962 in Vandalia, Illinois.

Georgianne graduated from Mulberry Grove High School. She continued her education and graduated from Jewish Hospital School of Nursing in St. Louis, Missouri. She was employed at Utlaut Memorial Hospital before starting her family. She was a stay at home mom, avid gardener, actively involved in 4-H and Home Extension. Georgianne loved quilting and was a member of the Cuisine Quilters and Creative Stitchers. She attended United Methodist Church in Pleasant Mound where she played the piano for many years.

She is survived by her husband of 58 years; children Mark Tompkins and Jill, Barb Burns and Kent, Nancy Oberlink and Brian, Brad Tompkins and Jill and Emily Thomas and Paul. Grandmother to; Chelsea (Dustin) Lindahl, Jacob (Haley) Tompkins, Katie Burns, Kelby Burns, Noah Oberlink, Bethany Oberlink, Brock (Cassidy) Oberlink, Natalie Oberlink, Lauren Tompkins, Charlie Tompkins, Drake Thomas and Brant Thomas. Great-Grandmother to; Paisley Lindahl and Tucker Lindahl. Also surviving is her brother John Edwards and sister Rose Mary Anderson and Phyllis Beavers.

Georgianne was preceded in death by her parents Clyde and Anna Maye Edwards and a brother at infancy.

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