The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

September 28, 2013

Barbara Jean DeVore


HOOPESTON — Barbara Jean DeVore, 83, of Hoopeston, passed away at 4:35 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, at Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center in Hoopeston.

The daughter of Roy E. Pinnick and Retta (Jones) Pinnick, she was born on Sept. 4, 1930, in Hoopeston.

Barbara married Ronald F. DeVore on May 29, 1947, at First Presbyterian Church in Hoopeston. He preceded her in death on Aug. 22, 2011.

She is survived by three sons, Ronald (Debbie) DeVore of Safety Harbor, Fla., Randall DeVore of Winter Park, Fla., and Ryan (Angela) DeVore of Wellington; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and one niece, Judy Hubbel of Tempe, Ariz.

Barbara was preceded in death by her parents and four siblings.

Barbara was a devoted housewife, mother and homemaker. She enjoyed gardening. Her greatest enjoyment came from spending time with her family and grandchildren.

Private family graveside services for Barbara DeVore will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Visit to view Barbara’s online tribute page and to send the family condolences. Arrangements were handled by the Anderson Funeral Home.


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