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Florence Marie Lambert

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Florence Marie Lambert, age 94, of Swanwick, passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 11:20 a.m. in Coulterville Rehab and Healthcare, Coulterville.

Florence was born on April 19, 1921 in Winkle, a daughter to Palmer John and Rose Marie (Giacomo) Kelly. On May 23, 1949, she married Wilfred John Lambert in Nashville, and he preceded her in death on March 23, 2003. Florence attended St. Paul United Church of Christ, Pinckneyville, and enjoyed gardening, quilting, canning, working on the family farm and taking care of her kids and grandkids.

Survivors include four children, John Dale Lambert (friend, LuAnn Williams) of Coulterville, Pamela Beck of Swanwick, Barbara (Michael) Shubert of Oakdale and James Allen “Bud” (Bridget) Lambert of Coulterville; fifteen grandchildren; thirty-five great-grandchildren and one on the way.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and two grandsons, Steven Beck and Christopher Lambert.

Funeral services will be held at St. Paul United Church of Christ, Pinckneyville, IL on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. with Reverend Cindy Bean officiating. Interment will be in Mueller Hill Cemetery, Pinckneyville.

Friends may call at Pyatt Funeral Home, Pinckneyville, on Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday morning at the church from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Paul United Church of Christ, Pinckneyville, or the Leukemia Foundation.

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