Belva J. Gwillim, 86 of Worden, Illinois died Sunday, March 8, 2020 at her residence in Worden. Born June 7, 1933 in Fort Collins, CO, she was a daughter of the late Mr. & Mrs. Erman & Irma (Kraig) Eatmon. She married Leo C. Backs Sr on January 6, 1950 and he died May 16, 1995. She worked as a CNA at Blue Fountain Manor in Godfrey, IL for many years. Belva was a wonderful caregiver and loved all her patients. She was a member of Worden Christian Church in Worden, IL.
She is survived by a son, Leo C. (Darlene) Backs Jr., a daughter, Rhonda L. (Dennis) Poehler, 5 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren. Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by 3 sisters, Mae, Ethel, and Carolee, 2 brothers, Edward Marvin, and Robert.
Graveside services will be held Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 10:30 AM at Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Carpenter, IL with Pastor Nathan Martin officiating. Memorials are suggested to Worden Christian Church.
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Worden Christian Church
223 N. Lincoln St, Worden IL 62097