Obituary of Eileen Morehead
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Clara "Eileen" Morehead, 94, beloved wife of the late William “Bill” Morehead, passed from this life to her Eternal home with Christ Jesus on Saturday, April 1, 2023. She was born Clara Eileen Klaus on July 7, 1928, near Carlinville, Illinois, the fifth of 6 children of Otto and Clara Klaus. Her life was focused on her faith, family and friends. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, daughter, sister and aunt. Eileen and Bill moved many times with his job, living in Peoria, Decatur and Pekin Illinois as well as Newton Mearns, Scotland, Waterloo, Belgium and Vernon, France. Her final move was to Greenville, South Carolina to be near her daughter. She was a warm, friendly person and made close, lifelong friends wherever she went. She supported both her church and many missionaries. She was very active playing golf into her 80’s and bridge into her 90’s. She was a natural homemaker growing beautiful flowers, cooking for others and making her house both beautiful and inviting. She was happiest when with her family especially children and grandchildren. She and Bill travelled extensively both in the USA and around the world. While her family and friends rejoice that she is now made whole in Heaven, she will be missed here with us. She is survived by her children Pat Sang and Mike Morehead (Gail); her grandchildren Matt Sang, Abby Burba (Greg), Ashley Delahoussaye (Brent), Chris Morehead, Jenn Staback (Ryne) and Jessi Johnson (Charles); and her great grandchildren Anna and Lily Burba, Maggie and Lizzie Delahoussaye, Jace and Rylee Staback and Owen and Luke Johnson as well as a sister-in-law and many nieces and nephews and their families. She was predeceased by her husband, her parents, 3 brothers, 2 sisters, 2 sisters-in-law, 3 brothers-in-law and many relatives on her husband’s side. A celebration of life will be held at Rural United Methodist Church, 19789 S. Standard City Road, Carlinville, Illinois 62626, August 4, 2023, at 11 am. Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Carlinville, IL is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to: Christian Horizons: christianhorizonsliving.org or TDavis@CHLiving.org mailto:TDavis@CHLiving.org or Christian Horizons attn Terry Davis, 1999 Wabash Avenue, Suite 201, Springfield, IL 62704 Or to Taylors First Baptist Church, 200 West Main ST, Taylors SC 29687 (designate for missions) or at taylorsfbc.org. Go to menu, select “give”, go to MEMORIAL GIFTS, click on “give in memory” button, fill out fields. You will receive a donate link where you can designate missions.
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