O'Fallon Progress

Obituary: DeVonne R. Hurn

DeVonne R. Hurn, nee Rambo, 90, of O’Fallon, born Jan. 2, 1925, died Thursday, March 5, at Memorial Hospital in Belleville.

DeVonne grew up in Seymour, Ind., the second of five children of Paul David and Thelma, nee Bell, Rambo.

Mrs. Hurn was a long-time member of O’Fallon First United Methodist Church and the O’Fallon Woman’s Club, Inc., where she found many opportunities to participate in community events. She supported her husband’s Air Force career by her involvement in the Officers’ Wives Club at Scott AFB. She was a loving mother, a devoted grandmother and had enjoyed playing tennis and bridge.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Major Raymond H. Hurn, USAF (retired) in 1982.

Surviving are her daughters, Michelene R. Smith of Phoenix, Ariz., and Nicole Ann (James McCauley) Giles of The Colony, Texas; her two granddaughters, Carrie Rotty of St. Louis and Jennifer (John) Kirkpatrick of The Colony, Texas; and three great-grandchildren, Raymond, Rebecca and Ryan.

Memorial donations are suggested to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Condolences may be extended to the family by visiting www.wfh-ofallon.com .

Visitation was Wednesday, March 11, at O’Fallon First United Methodist Church.

A memorial service also took place Wednesday, March 11, at the church, with Rev. Ron Dickinson officiating. Private burial will be later at O’Fallon City Cemetery.