Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 6, at Hodgson Funeral Home, Rock Island. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Monday at South Park Presbyterian Church, 1501 30th St., Rock Island. Entombment will follow at Rock Island Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the church or to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, Memphis, Tenn., www.stjude.org/donate.
The former Corinne Chandler was born Sept. 1, 1913, in Mercer County, the daughter of the late George and Nellie Johnson Chandler. She married Richard Greer on Feb. 29, 1936, in Seaton. They resided in Aledo and Rock Island until their retirement in 1975, when they moved to Horseshoe Bend, Ark. Richard, corporate secretary of the former Dohrn Transfer Company, passed away on March 1, 1984, in Arkansas.
Corinne moved back to Rock Island in October 1985. While in Arkansas, she was active in Faith Presbyterian Church, serving as elder, president of the Women's Association and other church committees. She was a member of the Christian Women's Group, the Illinois Club, the Lady Shriners, the local AARP chapter, the Horseshoe Benders Square Dance Club, the women's horseshoe pitching group and other social affairs. She was a former member of the D.A.R. and was a 50-year member of Sisters of Charity Eastern Star Chapter in Seaton.
She was a member of South Park Presbyterian Church and their Circle of Grace group. In Rock Island, she did volunteer work for the Cancer Society and enjoyed china painting, crocheting, square dancing, bowling and hiking.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Virginia and Roger McKee, Rock Island; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and eight stepgreat-grandchildren; sisters and brother-in-law, Rosamond Merideth, Alpha, and Harriet and John Keilman, Sequim, Wash.; and many nephews, nieces, great-nephews, great-nieces and many friends.
In addition to her husband, her parents, a daughter, Janice Marsh, and two grandchildren preceded Mrs. Greer in death.
Corinne's family wishes to extend a special thank you to the staff at Fort Armstrong for their tender care over the years.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.hodgsonfuneralhome.com.
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