Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

Death Notices

June 14, 2013

Jeanne Langford

Jeanne D. Langford, 91, of Newton, passed away at 7:35 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at St. John’s Hospital, Springfield.

Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Blake-Buchanan Funeral Home, Newton. Graveside service will follow visitation in Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Newton, with the Rev. Jack Kilburn officiating. Memorials may be made in honor of Jeanne to the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be left at www.blakefh.com.

Jeanne was born on Jan. 25, 1922, in Keenes, the daughter of Dr. W.A. and R.C “Kit” (Keen) Dulaney. She married Kenneth Theodore Langford on April 30, 1941, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 8, 1974. Jeanne was a member of the Central Christian Church, Newton. Jeanne retired as a school teacher after many years of service. She started out teaching in a one room school house in Wayne County. Later she was a special education teacher in Collinsville, Springfield and Rose Hill. She was the Pre-Vocational Coordinator for SESP and taught at Frontier Community College. Jeanne received several awards for her special education activities.

Jeanne was a 60-plus-year member of the Order of Easter Star and had served as past Worthy Matron. She was past president of the Jasper County Retired Teachers Association and served on the legislative committee for the Retired Teachers Association. Jeanne was a former member of the Newton Women’s Club. She was also a member of the Republican National Committee. Jeanne enjoyed traveling and owned the J.L. Tour Company for many years. In recent years, she played the piano for the Willow Hill United Methodist Church.

Jeanne is survived by daughter, Cassie Langford of Newton; grandson, Brad (Bree) Lawler of Sheridan, Wyo.; great-grandchildren, Myah Lawler and Jillian Lawler.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; three brothers, Halsey, Cotton and Herman Dulaney; sisters, Catherine Warren and Flo Dulaney.

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