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East Lawn Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens

1102 Airport Road, Bloomington, IL

OBITUARY

Mildred Irene Coon

March 6, 1934June 26, 2020
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Mildred Irene (Parker) Coon, 86 of Normal passed away at her residence Friday June 26, 2020. Millie was the daughter of Irene and Sidney Parker. The wife of Clarence (Bud) Coon who all preceded her in death as well as two brothers Donald and Tommy Parker. She is survived by her children Dana (Hope) Coon of Normal, Brenda Sue Tomlin of Normal, Darrin (Tina) Coon of Williamsport, MD, and Doug (Amy) Coon of Le Roy; eleven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Mildred was an office worker for General Electric, a receptionist for Dr. Lyman. Then she worked as a cashier for Parkside Jr. High. She also worked at BroMenn and retired after 18 years in Patient Accounts. Mildred loved to cook for family, and she was very proud of owning her own catering business. She volunteered for the Heart Fund, Advocate BroMenn and many organizations. She also helped with funeral lunches and outreach ministries at Eastview Christian church where she was a member and a former member of the Spirit Lifters. She also worked for McLean County as an election judge. She loved to play bingo and pinochle at the new senior center in Normal. Funeral service will be held Friday July 3, 2020, 2:00 p.m. at East Lawn Funeral Home, Bloomington. Inurnment will immediately follow the service at East Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made in Millie’s name to Normal Fire Department or Outreach Ministries Eastview Christian Church. Following state guidelines our chapel seating will be limited to 50 people. Please allow for family to be seated first. Guests are encouraged to join at the graveside service while following social distancing guidelines or watch the service via Facebook Live Stream.

  • FAMILY

  • Irene (Peavler) Parker, Mother (deceased)
  • Sidney F. Parker, Father (deceased)
  • Clarence "Bud" Coon, Husband (deceased)
  • Donald Parker, Brother (deceased)
  • Tommy Parker, Brother (deceased)
  • Dana Coon (Hope), Son
  • Brenda Sue Tomlin, Daughter
  • Darrin Coon (Tina), Son
  • Doug Coon (Amy), Son
  • Mildred is also survived by eleven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Memorial Service

    Friday, July 3, 2020

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OTHER SERVICES:

  • Memorials may be made to: Normal Fire Department or Outreach Ministries at Eastview Spirit Lifters

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Warren Kistner

July 2, 2020

Mildred and her family were our "backyard neighbors" while I was growing up. They were a wonderful family and I always enjoyed running into Mildred at the grocery story and other locations in later years. Truly a kind, gracious woman. My condolences and prayers to her entire family.

kathy merritt

June 28, 2020

To all of Millie's family:

My mom, Charlotte & I will miss Millie and her sweet smile. Have known her for several years. My dad & Bud were friends in high school & played basketball together at Normal High school. We will keep all of you in our thoughts & prayers.

Katelyn Coon

June 28, 2020

May 14, 2016 - Daniel & Katelyn’s wedding (Siloam Springs, AR)

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