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Irene Elizabeth (Green) Lee Waller

March 20, 1942 ~ November 16, 2021 (age 79)


Irene Elizabeth Lee Waller, age 79, of Casey, IL passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday evening November 16, 2021 at her home.  She was born March 20, 1942 in Effingham, IL, the daughter of William Henry Green and Mary Elizabeth Heck Green.  On October 12, 1958 she married Donald E. Lee in Casey, IL; he passed away on February 11, 1989.  On June 6, 2002 she married Vern Lee Franklin Waller in Casey, IL. 

Survivors include her husband of 19 years, Vern Waller of Casey, IL; children, Ronald Lee of Sullivan, IL and Tina Stewart (Jack) of Beecher City, IL; stepchildren, Jimmie Waller of Louisville, IL; Richard Waller of Ft. Myers, FL; Verna Reynolds (Bobby) of Casey, IL and Lori Cown (William, Jr.) of Martinsville, IL; sisters in law, Patricia Green of Salem, MO and Rita Green of Indianapolis, IN; five grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren, many step grandchildren and step great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Donald E. Lee; siblings, James Green, Richard Green, Daisy Burkhardt (George) and infant daughter, Donna Jean Lee.

Irene retired from TRW in Marshall, IL after 30 years of employment as a machine operator.  She was a faithful member of Casey First Baptist Church where she was very active member of the Senior Bible Study Group on Wednesday mornings.  Irene was a wonderful cook and enjoyed cooking especially in her younger years.  Most importantly was love she had for her grandchildren and great grandchildren. 

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at Casey First Baptist Church with Pastor Jon McDonald officiating.  Burial will follow in the Casey Cumberland Cemetery, Casey, IL.  Visitation will be held from 4- 6 p.m. on Friday afternoon at Casey First Baptist Church, 101 E. Alabama St., Casey, IL 62420.  Per CDC Guidelines indoor masks and face coverings are required regardless of vaccination status in the facility.  Attendees should also practice social distancing. 

Memorial donations may be made to Casey First Baptist Church, 101 E. Alabama, St., Casey, IL 62420.

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