Sybil H. Kearney

Published 5:05 pm Tuesday, March 3, 2020

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LOCKPORT, IL – Sybil Helms Kearney, age 85, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 29, 2020.

Sybil is survived by her loving children Vivian (Dave) Oxley and Newey Kearney, Jr.; dear grandchildren, David (Suzanne) Oxley, Adrienne (Steve) Walton, Courtney (Michael) Turner and; cherished great-grandchildren, Drew, Sadie, Bryce, Lauren, Libby, and Olivia; sister Ruby Hargrove; sister-in-law Janice (the late Leroy) Helms; stepdaughter Frances Ann (James) Cooke; step-granddaughters, Kelly Cooke and Nikki (John) Vann; step-greatgrandchildren Chelsea, Shelby, Libby.

She is preceded in death by her husband Newey Kearney Sr., and brother James R. Helms.

Sybil was a former Girl Scout Leader, was active in the American Legion Auxiliary and the VFW Auxiliary of Lockport. She was also involved in the Marine Division Association and the USS CV-6 Enterprise Association.

Visitation will be Wednesday, March 5, 2020 at 21131 W Renwick Rd, Plainfield, IL 60544 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with a funeral service beginning at 6:30 p.m. Interment at a later date at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL. In lieu of flowers, donations to Palos Hospice would be appreciated.

Anderson-Goodale Memorial Homes is handling the arrangements. (