Mary Elizabeth "Liz" Cory
Liz Cory, 65, of
Williamsville, died at 7:00 am, Thursday, March 10, 2011 at St. John’s Hospital. She was born September 22, 1945 in Golconda, Illinois to Howard and Rosetta Musgrave Swinford. She married William P. Cory on September 9, 1978 and he survives. Also surviving are one daughter, Wendy Sloman (Partner: Pam Anderson) of Lebanon, IN; one son, Jason (Sumar) Sloman of Williamsville; three step-children, Rick (Mindy) Cory of Springfield, Tom Cory of Springfield and Angela Young (Fiancé’ Andy Emmons) of Girard; Twelve grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; one sister, Shirley Bettis of Jacksonville; one brother Joe (Linda) Swinford of DuQuoin, IL and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Her parents and two sisters, Betty Smith and Martha Jeffreys preceded her in death.
Liz was a member of Williamsville United Methodist Church. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, zumba reading, gardening and camping.
She was Office Manager and Secretary for Hat Construction and secretary for P.H. Broughton and Sons.
Visitation: 4-7 pm, Monday, March 14, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11 am, Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home with Mike Harney officiating. Burial will be in Camp Butler National Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Animal Protective League