Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

December 7, 2012

Velta Randall

Effingham Daily News


Velta B. "Sis" Randall, 91, of Beecher City, passed away at 6:45 a.m. Wednesday Dec. 5, 2012, at the Lutheran Care Center, Altamont.

A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Lockart-Green Funeral Home, Beecher City. The family requests casual attire. The Rev. Paul Bauer will officiate. Interment will be in Beecher City Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family for the care of Sheila. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.lockartgreenfuneralhome.com.

Sis was born Oct. 19, 1921, in Cowden, the daughter of Fred and Myrtle Banning Banning. She married William Lowe in 1940 and he passed away. On Aug. 4, 1946, she married Marion "Dick" Aberdeen Randall in Morganfield, Ky., and he passed away on May 25, 2000. Sis, formerly, was employed at Sta-Rite Ginnie Lou Corporation in Shelbyville. Later, for many years, she owned, operated and cooked at Randall's Store and Restaurant in Beecher City. She loved her family, going to rummage sales and auctions, playing cards, western movies, food and tending to her flowers.

Surviving are her children, Bill Lowe of Hillsboro, Skip (Sharon) Randall of Herrick, Brenda (David) Domzalski of Windsor, Sheila Randall of Beecher City and Mike (Tammy) Randall of Beecher City; 12 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, William Lowe and Dick Randall; great-granddaughter, Lilly Webster; brothers, Lonnie Banning and Rayburn Banning; and sister, Lois Jones.