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Minnie Imogene Piland

January 2, 1935 — January 21, 2020

CARBONDALE – Minnie Imogene Piland, 85, passed away Tuesday January 21, 2020, in Carbondale, Illinois.

Imogene was born January 2, 1935, in Karbers Ridge, Illinois, the youngest daughter of Ray and Christal Drumm. She graduated from Cave In Rock High School.

She is survived by her loving husband of 66 years, Bob Piland; son John Piland (Carol), daughter Polly Mains (Rick); grandchildren, J.D. Piland (Betsy), Amy McKendree (Matt), and Cole Piland; great grandchildren, Aly Piland, Raelynn and Brody McKendree, and Reiley Jean Piland. She is also survived by her sisters Pauline Banks of Harrisburg, Illinois, and Maxine Douglas of Melissa, Texas.

Imogene’s life centered around her family and her faith. She was a member of The Ridge Church, formerly Walnut Street Baptist Church, where she started attending in 1955. Over the years she enjoyed singing in the choir, teaching vacation Bible School, and participated in many fellowship activities, where she made treasured life long friends. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and family vacations. Her hobbies included sewing, gardening and crafting. She worked at Sears in Carbondale and Marion for twenty years.

Services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday January 26, 2020, at The Ridge Church in Carbondale, Illinois, with the Pastor Wes Henson officiating. Visitation will be from 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. prior to the Service at the Church. A private Interment will be held on Monday, January 27, 2020 at Fluorine Cemetery in Rosiclare, Illinois.

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