Twila Orr

Twila M. Orr, 76, of Astoria Healthcare Center in Astoria, formerly of Rushville, died at 12:24 p.m. Wednesday, May 10, 2000, at St. John's Medical Center in Springfield.

She was born Oct. 10, 1923, in Summum, a daughter of Guy and Estella Bergquist Thomas. She married Tommie Orr on Jan. 29, 1948, in Palmyra, Mo. He died Dec. 6, 1999.

She was also preceded in death by four brothers.

Surviving are three sons, Phillip, James and Dennis, all of Rushville; three daughters, Mary Wade of Canton and Norma Atwater and Rita Gray, both of Rushville; 14 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and one sister, Betty Phillips of Peoria.

Services were held Saturday at Worthington Funeral Home with Rev. Jim Shirley officiating. Burial was in Rushville City Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Astoria Healthcare Center.

From the Peoria Journal Star.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 5/17/2000

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