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Winnie Rector

June 19, 1932 — November 7, 2023

Carmi

     Winifred "Winnie" Ann Rector, 91, of Carmi, passed away on Tuesday, November 7, 2023, at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi. She was born on June 19, 1932, in Granite City, Illinois, the daughter of Fredrick R. and Mildred (Voelkel) Bolliger. Winnie married George William "Bill" Rector on August 29, 1953, and he preceded her in death on April 27, 2009. Winnie taught Kindergarten for a few years and went on to substitute teach for 20 years in the Carmi School District. She also worked alongside her husband with Rector and Stone Drilling Company. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Carmi. She was also a member of the White County Historical Society, Beta Nu, and Home Extension. For over 24 years, Winnie and Bill spent part of their time in Chandler Arizona, where she was involved in various organizations as well. 

     Winnie is survived by two children, Jay (Janet) Rector of Flora, IL, and Georganne (Bill) Clark of McFarland, WI; grandchildren, Bryan (Rachel) Clark, Kathryn (Steve) Neary, Joshua Rector and Jenny (Jordan) Cain; great-grandchildren , Sophie, Owen, Oliver, Quinn, Leo, Louis and Tigerlily. In addition to her husband, Bill Rector, Winnie is preceded in death by her parents; a son, Robert Hayden "Bob" Rector; and a grandchild, Billy Rector.

     Funeral services for Winnie Rector will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 10, 2023, at First Presbyterian Church in Carmi, with burial at White County Memorial Garden in Carmi. Family and friends may visit from 9:30 a.m. until time of service on Friday, November 10, 2023, at First Presbyterian Church in Carmi. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Winifred's memory to the White County Historical Society, or to donor's choice, and will be accepted at Campbell Funeral Home in Carmi, who is in charge of arrangements.

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Visitation

Friday, November 10, 2023

9:30 - 11:00 am (Central time)

First Presbyterian Church

310 1st St, Carmi, IL 62821

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Friday, November 10, 2023

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First Presbyterian Church

310 1st St, Carmi, IL 62821

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