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Elaine Osmon, age 60 of West Salem, IL passed from this life to the next to rejoin the love of her life, "Corky" on Sunday, June 29, 2014 at her home, surrounded by her family.
Elaine was born November 9, 1953 in Olney, IL to Elinore (Hohlbaugh) and Clarence Hawkins, Jr.
She met the love of her life, Wesley "Corky" Osmon, when she was just eleven years old and he was fourteen, at Pulleyville, IL along the Wabash River, and she wanted to spend every available moment with him. He would walk from Allendale to Bridgeport every weekend just so they could be together.
They were married in January of 1970 in Mt. Carmel, IL and enjoyed every day until his death in 1991.
Elaine worked almost 40 years at Champion Laboratories, most of that time was spent at the West Salem plant, before recently going to the Albion facility.
Her passion could be summed up in a word: "Family". She loved her two sons, and her grandchildren. It has been said: "Wherever you saw Elaine, you saw her grandkids."
She enjoyed spending time with them in the swimming pool, and any other activity they desired!
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and one sister, Donna.
She is survived by her sons: Jerimy Osmon and Jerry Osmon, three sisters: Linda, (and husband Jack), Charla and Marilyn, one brother Roger (Elaine) Hawkins, and three grandchildren: Devin Osmon, Alys Jo Osmon and Colten Osmon. Elaine is also survived by Alys Jo's mom, and "adopted daughter"; Niki Knowles. Several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
Graveside service for Elaine Osmon will be held at 10AM on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at
the Allendale Cemetery, Allendale, IL.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday evening, July 1, 2014 from 5 to 7PM at Ingram Funeral Home in West Salem, IL. To honor Elaine's wishes, the casket will be closed.
Memorials may be made to the family, with envelopes available at the visitation and graveside service.
Online condolences may be left for the family at
Ingram Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.