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Wilma Huyear

Obituary of Wilma D. Huyear

Wilma D. Huyear, 88 of Carlinville, passed away Thursday morning, April 9, 2020, at Barnes Hospital in St. Peters, MO. Wilma was born December 21, 1931, in Palmyra, IL, a daughter of John and Ethel Walk Holliday. Wilma graduated from Northwestern High School with the class of 1950. She married Robert H. (Bob) Huyear, on July 4, 1953, in Carlinville, Illinois at St. Josephs Catholic Church. Wilma's life was spent taking care of the books at Huyear Trucking in Carlinville where she was a co-owner. She previously worked for the ASCS office in Carlinville for 15 years before devoting her time to raising their daughter and keeping the trucking firm running smoothly. She was a member of Ss Mary and Joseph Catholic Church in Carlinville. She enjoyed her spare time helping at the Macoupin County Antique Agricultural Association and attending car and truck shows with Bob. Her most enjoyable time was spent with her daughter and her grandsons. Wilma was preceded in death by her parents and infant sister, Barbara Jean Holliday. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 AM, Saturday, July 11, 2020 at Ss Mary and Joseph Catholic Church with a meal to held at the Macoupin County Fair Grounds (Bates Building) at Noon. Please practice the guide lines of social distancing. Burial will be in New Calvary Cemetery, Carlinville. Wilma is survived by her husband, Robert H. Huyear of Carlinville, IL, daughter, Judy (Darryl) Rothermich of Saint Charles, MO, grandsons, John (Molly Reiher) Winsel of Edwardsville, IL, Joel Winsel of St. Charles, MO, Jarid Winsel of Carlinville, IL, sister, Marilyn (Bob) Turner of Palmyra, IL, brother, Jerry (Isla) Holliday of Palmyra, IL and several nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to Macoupin County Animal Shelter and Macoupin County Antique Agricultural Association. Please visit to leave condolences or light a candle in her memory. Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Carlinville is in charge of arrangements.
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Funeral Mass

10:30 am
Saturday, July 11, 2020
Ss Mary & Joseph Catholic Church
2010 East First South
Carlinville, Illinois, United States

Funeral Meal

Saturday, July 11, 2020 at Macoupin County Fair Grounds Bates Building Starts at NOON Please Practice Social Distancing