Judith Marie DuBois

Judith Marie DuBois, 78, of Cobden, died at 7:17 a.m. Sunday, July 17, 2016, at her home.

She was born in Anna, on May 27, 1938, the daughter of William B. and Mildred Howenstein Lamer.

She married Lawrence A. “Spike” DuBois on Jan. 25, 1958, in Cobden. He preceded her in death on Dec. 29, 1999.

Judith is survived by her two sons, Robert (Cheryl) DeBois of St. Albans, W. Va., and William DuBois (fiancee Jeni Holly) of Louisiana; one daughter, Renee Coleman of Carbondale; three grandchildren, Brandon DuBois, Matthew Coleman and Travis DuBois; two greatgrandchildren, Brooklyn Keene and Brylee DuBois; one sister, Linda (Gerard) Zschoche of Denver, Colo.; and other realtives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Lawrence A. DuBois; and one grandson, Shane Michael Coleman.

Judith was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. She served as choir director for many years. She worked as a lab and x-ray technician at Union County Hospital; later she worked under Dr. Whiting as his nurse for over 25 years.

Judith was hard working and she loved her family as hard as she worked. Judith will always be remembered for her caring of children and their welfare, and she enjoyed all the years she spent volunteering in the cafeteria at the Cobden school. She loved yard work, cooking for her family and friends and the many hours spent with all her “Club” girls.

Funeral Mass for Judith Marie DuBois will be at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church of Cobden on Friday, July 22, with Father Uriel Salamanca officiating. Interment will be in the Cobden Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, today, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Cobden. Memorials can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

To leave online condolences for the family, visit www.rendlemanhilemanfh.com. Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Cobden is in charge of arrangements.

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