Elizabeth Vincent

January 31, 1928January 22, 2013

Elizabeth M. Vincent, 84, of Springfield, passed away on Tuesday, January 22, 2013, at St. John’s Hospice. Elizabeth was born on January 31, 1928, in Rushville, IL, the daughter of Cleve and Bernice (Morris) Jones. Elizabeth, after over thirty years of service with the State of Illinois Vital Records Department, retired as a supervisor. She enjoyed gardening, she worked diligently keeping her gardens free of any weeds, bowling, and loved dogs especially her Labradors, she especially loved her family, and enjoyed organizing the annual Jones family reunion, and tracking her family genealogy.

Surviving are her children; Loren “Kent” (Gail “Poppy”) Vincent, Sharon (Bill) Hamilton, all of Springfield, Michael Cleve (Stephanie) Vincent of Boca Raton, FL, Teresa “T.C.” (Mike) McBride, David (Suzie) Vincent, of Springfield as well. Also surviving are 16 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren, her 2 sisters; Irilla Jones Vaughn, and Mary Jones Strong Gerdes, as well as numerous nieces nephews and cousins.

She is preceded in death by her parents, a son Michael Leroy Vincent, brothers; Charles “Mutt”, Paul “Buck”, Cleve “Bud”, and Dean, her sisters; Bernice, Pearl, Bessie, and her past husband Clifford “Red” Vincent.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 27, 2013, from 3-6 pm at Bisch & Son Funeral Home, 505 E Allen St Springfield IL 62703. Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 28, 2013, at 9:30 am, at the funeral home with Rev. Levi Vincent officiating the services. Burial will follow the funeral service at Oak Ridge Cemetery. Memorials may be made to St. John’s Hospice. Please visit the online “Life Remembered Story” at


  • Visitation Sunday, January 27, 2013
  • Funeral Service Monday, January 28, 2013

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Tom & Kathy Mileham

February 4, 2013

Liz's family - we are very sorry to hear of your mother's passing. She will be sadly missed.

Levi Vincent

February 2, 2013

Really appreciate all the comments on here. Looking forward to knowing you more in Heaven Grandma. You are a very special woman! Will always appreciate your sense of humor and vigor!

David & Susan Vincent

February 1, 2013

Happy Birthday..... Love and Miss you, David and Susan

Cathy Wilkerson

January 30, 2013

Dave & Susy
Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers, may God give you comfort in this difficult time

Nick Groesch

January 29, 2013

I know you are in a better place now grandma and looking down over all of us..May you rest in peace! I LOVE YOU!

Dottie Washington

January 29, 2013

Vincent Family, May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. Liz was a great help to me when she worked at Vital Records and I always enjoyed talking with her. You have my Deepest Sympathy.

Susan Vincent

January 28, 2013

I forgot your candle. I am so sorry.

Susan Vincent

January 28, 2013

To My Dear Mother in Law, I came so close to over the years and grew to love you so much! I am still struggling with the thought of loosing you. My heart is very heavy and sad right now, but I know you are in a better place with the Lord looking over all of us. I will miss you dearly. RIP, Mom. I love you, Susan

Jan Surratt

January 28, 2013

My sympathy to the family of Liz Vincent. I worked with Lizzie for almost all her years at Vital Records..She was so much fun and talked about her family with such pride.She will be sadly missed!

Bill & Betty Etter

January 27, 2013

Mary Louise, Sorry to hear of Liz's passing. You're in our thoughts & prayers.