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Funeral Ceremony: 12 noon on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home
Interment: Elmwood Cemetery
Visitation: 10 a.m. until 12 noon on Wednesday at the funeral home
Neoma Ruth Gill, age 87, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Tuesday evening, January 10, 2023, at the Burge House in Flora.
She was born November 6, 1935, in Louisville, the daughter of Harold and Pauline (Clifton) Muesing. She was united in marriage to Galen Ray Gill on December 29, 1956, in Louisville, and together they have celebrated 66 wedding anniversaries.
Neoma was a 1953 graduate of Urbana High School, and loved attending her class reunions, never missing one. She had worked at the University of Illinois and was a Clay County Election Judge for many years. Her role in life was first and foremost as “Mom, Grandma, and Great-Grandma.” She was baptized at Four Square Church in Urbana. Neoma enjoyed mowing the lawn, gardening, attending auctions and yard sales, going to the gym, and always looked forward to participating in the Elder Walk.
She is survived by her husband: Galen Gill of Flora; a daughter: Diana (Greg) Rutland of Louisville; a son: Daniel (Cheri) Gill of Flora; 2 grandchildren: Jenny (Jamie) Ayers and Mitch (Misty) Gill; 5 great-grandchildren: Owen and Maddie Ayers, and Ava Ruth, Ellie, and Luke Gill.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
A funeral ceremony will be held at 12 noon on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora with Ben VanHyning officiating. Interment will follow in Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until 12 noon on Wednesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to Alzheimer’s Association and will be accepted through the funeral home. To share a condolence or memory, visit: www.frankandbright.com
So sorry for the family. Neoma was such a sweet lady. She never meet a stranger. Prayer to the Galen and the family. Neoma will now be at Peace.
Galen, Diana And Dan, so sorry for your loss, RIP sweet lady!
Diana So sorry for the loss of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Galen, Diana, Danny and family, I will always remember Neoma as a dear, cheerful, happy person. She had so many stories to tell and always brought a smile out in whoever she spoke with! To me, that is a wonderful legacy to be remembered by! I'm so very sorry for the heartbreak you are all going through. You are in my prayers.
So sorry for your loss, your mom was a happy sweet lady!
I just loved this lady. Every time I would see her and ask her how are you. She would say fat and sassy and then laugh. What a happy lady she was. Prayers to the family
So sorry for your loss. Your Mom was such a sweetheart, always smiling with kind words. Hugs for all.
Such a sweet and friendly lady. I always enjoyed her and her Family.
So sorry for your loss. She loved coming to our rummage sales! Rest In Peace sweet lady!
So very sorry to hear of her passing. Praying for peace and comfort for all who love her.
So sorry to hear she was a good neighbor and friend she will be missed praying for you all
So sad for your loss. Prayers
So sorry for your loss. Prayers for all.
It broke my heart when I heard this news. Neoma was a very special part of my childhood. She was a lovely neighbor and a lovely person. May God wrap his comforting arms around Dan, Diana, Galen and family.
So sorry for your loss. She was a special lady.
So sorry Danny and Diane. We also had my brother Dean pass this last week, too! Sad week for us all. Prayers for you and your families. Your old friend, Leesa
Galen, Diana& Greg, Danny & Cheri, Our sincere and heartfelt sympathies to you all. Neoma was like a second mom to us Lincoln girls ❤️ I have so many memories of wonderful times. God gained a good one 🙏🏼😇. Hugs and Prayers
Diana so sorry to hear about the passing of your mother
So sorry to hear of Neoma's passing. Always enjoyed talking to her at the auctions. Thinking of all of the family.
You all have our deepest sympathies!!! Norma was such a fun, happy person! She will be missed!! 🙏🙏🙏
So sorry for the loss of this sweet lady. She loved people and always had a smile for anyone at any time. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her. My prayers are with all of the family during this time.
I’m so sorry to hear of her passing. What a beautiful soul she was. Always happy, always smiling.
So sorry for your loss. Prayers for all the family.
I am so sorry to hear of Neoma passing. She was such a nice lady. My heart is sad for all of you.
So sorry to hear this....she was a special lady and always had a beautiful smile...hugs
Such a beautiful soul Neoma had! She was so kind and sweet! Prayers sent for her family. She will be missed.
So sorry for your loss.
Rick and I are so sorry for your loss. 🙏🏻 We would see them together at Grandma's Kitchen and they were always so happy. May she R.I.P. Our prayers and thoughts are with you all. ❤️
Sorry for your loss.She was a very sweet lady,A few years back we would eat with them on Friday night at Julians,we always had a great times and a lot of laughers.
So sorry for your loss.
So very sorry for your loss...such a sweet lady...hugs to all
Diana, Dan, Cheri and family: my heart goes out to you all. Such a wonderful lady! I remember all those yard sales that I would see you guys at she was always smiling and laughing - beautiful person inside and out - my condolences to all of you.
Galen, Diana, Danny & families, Sending heartfelt condolences. I know you’ll miss Neoma very much. I always loved her big smile and upbeat personality.
Galen, Diana, and Dan I'm saddened to see this news about my dear cousin. Blessings to her and your family. The comments from others represent so much of my memories of Neoma.
Sympathy is extended to Mr. Gill and The Family. Sorry for Your Loss.
Diana, Danny, Galen and families, I remember your mom/wife so fondly. Always happy! My thoughts are with you during this difficult time. Love to all!
Neoma, my favorite “out-law”. I miss her and think of her often. She always had something to share with me, always with a smile and good intentions. A gracious soul, with caring and gracious children. May she be blessed in paradise and may her family cherish memories of her forever.
Diana - very sorry for your loss.
So very sorry for your loss. Neoma was a sweet lady and I know she will be missed. Prayers of comfort for you all.
So sorry for your loss. Neoma was so much fun and full of life. Prayers of comfort for all the family and friends.
So sorry for your loss. Prayers for family
Sorry to hear of Mrs. Gills passing. Our deepest sympathy to her family.
We are sorry for your loss. She was a sweet lady and we loved talking with her! You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Very sorry to read this. A very nice, positive lady
Please accept our deepest sympathy at the loss of your loved one Naomi. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this sad time. 🙏🙏
With love and prayers, Dave Lewis. You have my sincere sympathy.
Im so sorry for the families loss. She will be greatly missed by many.. Always a wonderful lady to chat with.
So sorry for your loss. Prayers.
What a beautiful lady! She always displayed such a wonderful smile! Keeping you all in our prayers!
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