Marion-Gail Clare Van Ormer, 75, passed away on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family.
Gail was born on August 1, 1944 in West Frankfort to Earl Jackson and Dorothy May (Blockley) Powell. She married Donald E. Van Ormer on September 18, 1964 in Johnston City and he preceded her in death on May 20, 2016.
Gail was a member of First United Methodist Church in Harrisburg. She loved her grandkids, reading, dancing, singing and was a member of Second Team. Gail enjoyed socializing with her friends and helped start the Hospice Gala of Southern Illinois.
Daughter-Allison (Van Ormer) Spence and husband Shawn of Marion
Son-Tyler Van Ormer and wife Brandi of Waynesboro, VA
Alice Van Ormer
Audrey Van Ormer
Sister in law-Diana Van Ormer of San Diego, CA
She was preceded in death by her parents, Earl Jackson and Dorothy May Powell; and her husband, Donald E. Van Ormer.
In accordance with her wishes, she will be cremated. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made in Gail’s memory to Hospice of Southern Illinois and will be accepted at the funeral home.
Blue Funeral Home in Marion is assisting the family with arrangements.