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Neoma Gill

Nov 6th, 1935 - Jan 10th, 2023

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:


Maryanne Stephenson

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Maxine Thomas

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Vivian Youngblood

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Ray Rutland

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Brad Schutt

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Michael & Kayla Anderson

January 11th

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.

Larry Frost

January 11th

Galen, Diana And Dan, so sorry for your loss, RIP sweet lady!

Doug and Cathy Briscoe

January 11th

Diana So sorry for the loss of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Della Welch

January 11th

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.

Larry & Becky Timm

January 11th

So sorry for your loss, your mom was a happy sweet lady!

Vickie Sachau

January 11th

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

Karen Lewis

January 11th

So sorry for your loss. Your Mom was such a sweetheart, always smiling with kind words. Hugs for all.

Jill Lewis

January 11th

Such a sweet and friendly lady. I always enjoyed her and her Family.

Sandy Smith

January 11th

So sorry for your loss. She loved coming to our rummage sales! Rest In Peace sweet lady!

Steve and Nancy Mink

January 11th

So very sorry to hear of her passing. Praying for peace and comfort for all who love her.

Mona Bowen Zuck

January 11th

So sorry to hear she was a good neighbor and friend she will be missed praying for you all

Vicki Sledge

January 11th

So sad for your loss. Prayers

Brad and Tina Briscoe

January 11th

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for all.

Kim Collins Ojeda

January 11th

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.

Sarah Hayes

January 11th

So sorry for your loss. She was a special lady.

Leesa Green

January 11th

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

Debbie and Doug Slover

January 11th

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 πŸ™πŸΌπŸ˜‡. Hugs and Prayers

Teresa (Holloway) Schoiber

January 12th

Diana so sorry to hear about the passing of your mother

Jerry & Carol Wood

January 11th

So sorry to hear of Neoma's passing. Always enjoyed talking to her at the auctions. Thinking of all of the family.

Terry Igert

January 11th

You all have our deepest sympathies!!! Norma was such a fun, happy person! She will be missed!! πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™

Debra Modlin

January 12th

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.

Barb Tackitt

January 12th

I’m so sorry to hear of her passing. What a beautiful soul she was. Always happy, always smiling.

Charlie and Mary Knight

January 11th

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for all the family.

Barbara Collins

January 12th

I am so sorry to hear of Neoma passing. She was such a nice lady. My heart is sad for all of you.

Steve and Misty (Wiegel)Wheeler

January 12th

So sorry to hear this....she was a special lady and always had a beautiful smile...hugs

Jill and Jim Fehrenbacher

January 12th

Such a beautiful soul Neoma had! She was so kind and sweet! Prayers sent for her family. She will be missed.

Bill and Brenda Britton

January 12th

So sorry for your loss.

Trudy Zimmerman Stanford

January 12th

Rick and I are so sorry for your loss. πŸ™πŸ» 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. ❀️

Gerald and Virginia Dennis

January 12th

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.

Scott and Shelley Schnepper

January 12th

So sorry for your loss.

Lisa Erbacher

January 12th

So very sorry for your loss...such a sweet lady...hugs to all

Becky Bonville

January 12th

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.

Mary (Sefton) Saras

January 12th

Galen, Diana, Danny & families, Sending heartfelt condolences. I know you’ll miss Neoma very much. I always loved her big smile and upbeat personality.

Rich Clifton

January 12th

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.

Alan Buck

January 13th

Sympathy is extended to Mr. Gill and The Family. Sorry for Your Loss.

Leisha Fry

January 13th

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!

Mike & Glora Beck

January 13th

V Guerrettaz

January 12th

Neoma, my favorite β€œout-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.

Franny Tolliver

January 12th

Diana - very sorry for your loss.

Gary & Linda Schnepper

January 12th

So very sorry for your loss. Neoma was a sweet lady and I know she will be missed. Prayers of comfort for you all.

Mike and Sharon Gray

January 12th

So sorry for your loss. Neoma was so much fun and full of life. Prayers of comfort for all the family and friends.

Richard and Brenda Eckel

January 13th

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for family

Dennis and Candace Goodman

January 13th

Sorry to hear of Mrs. Gills passing. Our deepest sympathy to her family.

Donna and Pat Corry

January 14th

We are sorry for your loss. She was a sweet lady and we loved talking with her! You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Fred & Lynne Gocey

January 14th

Very sorry to read this. A very nice, positive lady

Jerry and Carolyn Bible

January 15th

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. πŸ™πŸ™

David Lewis

January 17th

With love and prayers, Dave Lewis. You have my sincere sympathy.


January 18th

Im so sorry for the families loss. She will be greatly missed by many.. Always a wonderful lady to chat with.

Carla and Stan Stanford

January 18th

So sorry for your loss. Prayers.

Randy & Lori Poole

January 18th

What a beautiful lady! She always displayed such a wonderful smile! Keeping you all in our prayers!



Tom and Della Welch
Brenda Bullard
Dennis & Paula Frutiger
Phil & Jane Henson
Cathy Briscoe
Bill and Janice Crackel
Gary and Terry Lane
Micheal W. & Kristal G. Engelmeier
Marilyn Stanford
Bonnie Osborne
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David Bryden
Diane Johnson & Wayne Eastin
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Peggy Coble
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Neal & Janet Fehrenbacher
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Crystal, Phillip,Holly and Noelle Cruse
Ken & Tammy Haven
Don, Jane and Darren Delaney
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Mary Anne Pittman
David and Sue Burt
David Eastin & Family
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