Jeraldine E. Langham, age 78, of Golconda, Illinois passed away July 3, 2016 at home.
She was born July 19, 1937 to Cecil and Virginia (Cavness) Knight. Her adopted parents were Hal B. and Bernice (Vinyard) Ewell. Jeraldine went to Clark College. She was an executive secretary and worked for the FBI and various Southern Baptist Associations. Most of all she was a homemaker and Mom.
Jeraldine is survived by her husband Staley R. Langham; children, Joseph “Bert” Langham, Vance (Jill)Langham, Paula (Clay) Burkhart, Deana Langham, Darice Langham; grandchildren, Jordan Heathcoat, Grace Langham, Thera Langham Knapp, Brant Langham, Trey Langham, Dustin Burkhart, Caleb Burkhart, Cody Howle, Jimmy Stevens, Cole Stevens; great-grandchildren, Rileigh Swan, Reesi Liza Howle, Amelia Langham, Lillian Langham, Julia Langham, Jaxon Langham, Kyson Langham, Addylan Knapp; brothers, Darrell (Barbara) Knight, Robert “Bud” Easterly.
In addition to her parents and adopted parents she was preceded in death by a brother, Dave Knight.
Funeral services will 2:00 p.m. Thursday, July 7, 2016 at Aly Funeral Home in Eddyville, IL. The service will be conducted by Pastor Cherrie Wilkerson. Visitation will be from 12:00 p.m. until time of service on Thursday at the funeral home.