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Doris June Gettings

May 23, 1930 ~ March 31, 2021 (age 90)

Obituary

Doris June Gettings, 90, passed away on March 31, 2021 at her home. She was born on May 23, 1930 to Norman Oswald "Bud” Tucker & Clara (Johnston) Tucker. Doris June married Williams Gettings, Jr. on April 4, 1948 at Fieldon United Church of Christ and they shared 73 years of marriage together. She graduated from Jersey Community HS in 1948. She was a 75 year member of the Fieldon United Church of Christ where she sang in the choir, taught Sunday School, Bible School and chaired the Women's Guild; active in the South Illinois Conference of the UCC for 50 years. Doris June was a 70 year member of the Jersey County Homemaker Association, a lifetime member of Eastern Star and a volunteer EMT and driver for Calhoun Volunteer Ambulance Service for 18 years. She volunteered until very recently for Jersey Community Hospital. Doris June is lovingly remembered for her warm big smile, her kindness, her exceptional sewing skills, her pies, her world travels and especially for her perennial optimism and open heart for everyone. 

She is survived by her husband, William (Bill) Gettings, Jr. of Fieldon; her children: Janet (Stan) Stevens of Northfield, MN, Carol (Larry) Moore of Medora, Ginger (Joe) Claflin of Godfrey, Brett (Michele) Gettings of Fieldon and Eric Gettings of Fieldon; 8 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Robert Norman Tucker. 

A visitation will be held on Saturday, April 10, 2021 from 9:00 am – 11:00am at Fieldon United Church of Christ. Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, April 10, 2021, at 11:00 am at Fieldon United Church of Christ. Pastor Donna Smith-Pupillo will be officiating and burial will take place at Fieldon Cemetery. Masks and social distancing are required. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Fieldon United Church of Christ or Hamilton Primary School, Otterville, IL. If you would like to watch the services online, please call the church at 618-376 4641. 

 

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