August 2, 1948 – January 7, 2021
Lois Derrickson, 72, of Columbia, TN, formerly of Rockford, IL, passed away peacefully, Thursday, January 7, 2021. She was born August 2, 1948 in Rockford, IL, the daughter of Elmer and Minnie (Bryant) Patterson. Lois married Noel Derrickson. She was a CNA and a dietary aide for many years, she loved working in the kitchen. Lois was a homebody, who loved to collect Indians, roosters, and butterflies. Most of all, she loved her family. Lois is loved and will be missed by all. Lois is survived by her daughters, Theresa (Rick McCormick) Derrickson and Linda Derrickson; grandchildren, Christopher (Candace) Derrickson, Nicholas McCormick, Matthew (Nicole) Derrickson, Heather Derrickson, Timothy (Jackie) Shaw, Ashley Shaw, and Daniel (Serenia) Behrens; 10 great-grandchildren with one on the way; many siblings, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Noel, grandsons, Michael McCormick and Joseph McCormick, sister, Georgia and infant sister Linda. A private family service will take place. A walk through visitation will be held from 1-2 p.m., Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at Advantage Funeral Home, 7000 W. State St, Rockford, IL 61102. Burial in Cedar Bluff Cemetery.
Walk Through Visitation
Wednesday, January 13, 2021