Iva Fern Galyath, 79, of Hidalgo, IL passed away at 10:45 am on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at her residence.
Memorial services will be held at a later date. The Barkley Funeral Chapel in Greenup, IL is assisting the family with cremation services.
Iva was born in Farmer City to Oscar & Lucille (McQueen) Collins on December 31, 1937. Surviving are children Regina (Kelly) Kinsell of Florida, Mitzie Buoy of Sadorus, Bobbie Lynn Darnall of Newton and Robbie (Vonnie) Darnall of Hidalgo; Twelve Grandchildren Chelsea Kinsell, Kennedy Kinsell, Madison Kinsell, Richard Buoy, Doug Buoy, Melissa Brown, Jennifer Brown, Ky Welch, Mariah Steadman, Regina Darnall, Jadian Galyath and Jasmine Galyath; 10 Great Grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, son Jacob Galyath, son-in-law Richard Buoy, 3 Brothers and 2 Sisters.
She retired from housekeeping in Student Housing at the University of Illinois in Champaign.