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Henrietta Morrill, 89, died Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, at the Countryside Manor Nursing Home in Mt. Vernon, Ill., where she lived for the last four years due to failing health. Born Feb. 17, 1928, in Versailles, she was the daughter of the late James and Irene Stephens. She was a longtime resident of Edinburg, Ill., and enjoyed furniture restoration and various crafts. She was a member of Edinburg First Baptist Church and enjoyed making flower arrangements for the congregation. Her expertise in home decorating and floral design were displayed yearly when she opened her Edinburg residence during the Christmas Home Tours. She made a career of creating wedding and other culinary baking arts. She retired from Memorial Medical Center in 1993, working as a baker in the department of diabetics. During this time, she demonstrated her culinary talents by creating a cake replica of Memorial Medical Center "G" Building for its 90th birthday celebration. Survivors include a sister, Beulah (Dan) Franks, Frankfort; two sons, Rick Morrill, Rangely, Colo., and William (Pam) Hartley, Versailles; two stepdaughters, Janice (Roger) Daniel, Mt. Vernon, Ill., and Peggy Striplin, Colorado Springs, Colo.; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Saturday, Nov. 11, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Edinburg, Ill. Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. at the church in by Pastor Denny Hamilton. Burial will be held in Edinburg Cemetery in Edinburg, Ill. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church 416 N. Ricks St. Edinburg, IL 62531. Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.

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