Mary Iris Mikeworth

Born: Tue., Jan. 8, 1918
Died: Tue., Dec. 4, 2012

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Mrs. Mary Iris Mikeworth, age 94, of Robinson, Illinois, died Tuesday December 4, 2012 at 10:05 AM at Cotillion Ridge Nursing Home, Robinson, Illinois, following a period of declining health.

Born January 8, 1918 in Robinson Township, Crawford County, Illinois, the daughter of Cloyd and Lilly Maude (Brown) Correll. On March 2, 1935 she married Harold Edward Lee "Buss" Mikeworth and he preceded her in death October 31, 1975. Mary was employed in the Dietary Department of Crawford Memorial Hospital, Robinson, Illinois from 1963 to 1993; was a member of the Bible Chapel Church for 50 years; Order of Eastern Star, Kathryn Chapter; Ladies of the BPO Elks #1188; and Senior Citizens Activities; Dancing - Charleston, Shoddish, Waltz and Polka.

Survivors include six sons and daughters-in-law, Harold Ed Lee Mikeworth, Flat Rock, Illinois; Richard Allen "Rick" and Lavanda Mikeworth, Berea, Kentucky; Ronald Gene and Kaye Mikeworth, Payson, Arizona; Jerrol Dean and Sheila Mikeworth, Hutsonville, Illinois; Terrill Lynn and Janice Mikeworth, Pinesville, Louisiana; David Cloyd and Juliette Mikeworth, Brandon, South Dakota; three daughters and sons-in-law, Betty Darlene and Jerry Southard, Heavener, Oklahoma; Rowena Kay Brock, Princeton, Indiana; Rita Faye and Art Stanley, Fort Wayne, Indiana; brother, Marlin Correll, Robinson, Illinois; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Clara E. and Murray Correll, Hutsonville, Illinois; Ruby D. Tracy, Robinson, Illinois; Lilly M. Wilson, Indianapolis, Indiana; twenty-nine grandchildren; fifty-seven great-grandchildren; seventeen great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Harold Edward Lee "Bus" Mikeworth, 1975; brothers, Clarence Earl Correll; Harland Grant Correll and wife Aletha; sisters, Mildred Wiseman, Ellen Williamson and Evelyn G. Perry; brother-in-laws, Earl Tracy; John Wilson; Ray Brock.

Funeral services will be Saturday December 8, 2012 at 10:30 AM at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Illinois, with Bro. Joe Griffith officiating. Visitation will be Friday December 7, 2012 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Illinois and on Saturday December 8, 2012 from 9:00 AM until time of services at 10:30 AM. Burial will be in the Newlin Cemetery, rural Robinson, Illinois. Memorial donations may be made to Pinehaven Children's Christian Ranch with envelopes available at the funeral home.

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Linda McKay Ramsey

In rememberance of Aunt Mary
I loved visiting your home as a child. Your family was so welcoming and I had fun playing with many of you. My mother is Velma Irene Mikeworth McKay. She and my sister, Pat, live with us in Venice, FL.


A sympathy card has been sent to the family of Mary Iris Mikeworth c/o Pulliam Funeral Homes, PC.


Glenn Correll

To the greater Mikeworth family,

My family and I are sorry to hear of the passing of Aunt Mary. We always delighted in visiting with Aunt Mary when we had the opportunity to get back to Robinson. She always had a sparkle and her stories were extremely entertaining. She shall dearly be missed.

Glenn, Pam, Michael & Sabrina Correll
(youngest son of Aleatha & Harlan Grant)


Richard Mikeworth Jr

Joey and I wish we could be there. We love you all!


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