Vera M. Webb, 88, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 11:32 P.M. November 6, 2018 at Nature Trail Health Care Center in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born January 17, 1930 in Wayne County, Illinois to the late Earl and Grace (Shaw) Richardson. She married Robert Q. Webb on April 23, 1949 in Mount Vernon, Illinois and he preceded her in death on November 8, 1988.
Vera is survived by her two sons, William R. “Bill” Webb and wife, Susan of Marion, Illinois and Randall W. Webb and wife, Connie of Mount Vernon, Illinois; two daughters, Quetta Karcher and husband, Roger of Marion, Illinois and Janet Champ of Urbana, Illinois; eight grandchildren, Justin Webb, Mark Webb, Krista Harbaugh, Kyle Karcher, Josh Webb, Shaun Champ, Melanie Champ-Heroux, and Bradley Champ; ten great-grandchildren; brother, Owen Richardson and wife, Shirley of Mount Zion, Illinois; sister-in-law, Wanda Richardson of Wayne City, Illinois; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Webb was preceded in death by her one grandson, Chad B. Karcher; three sisters, Virgene Derry, Helen Catron, and Verna Halstead; and three brothers, Basil Richardson, Glen Richardson, and Jim Richardson.
Vera was a devoted member of Park Avenue Baptist Church where she volunteered with Vacation Bible School, was actively involved in the Nursery care, and enjoyed helping with the Food Pantry. She was also a member of the Women’s Missionary Union and helped her fellow community members by delivering Meals on Wheels. She was dearly loved and will be missed by all who knew her.
Visitation will be held from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Saturday, November 10, 2018 at Newell Funeral Home, 601 South 42nd Street in Mount Vernon, Illinois and a Funeral Service will begin at 1:00 P.M. with Reverend Brian Summers officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn, Illinois. Memorials, in loving memory of Vera Webb may be made to the Park Avenue Baptist Church Food Pantry or the SSM Health at Home Hospice.