Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home
Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home

Rita Ann (Mileham) Duvall

Rita Ann (Mileham) Duvall, 59, of Lincoln, passed away January 30, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family.

Visitation will be from 5-7 PM Friday, February 2, 2018 at Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home. A funeral mass will be held Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 10 AM at Holy Family Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Lincoln.

Rita was born March 16, 1958 in Lincoln, IL., the daughter of Walter and Elsie (Charron) Mileham. She married Harold Schriber, three children were born of this union. She later married Robert Duvall, they later divorced.

She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church. Rita previously worked at Eaton, Lincoln Developmental Center, and Logan Correctional.

Rita was very devoted to her family. She loved cooking and baking for family get-togethers. She was passionate about family history and dedicated years of tracing the lineage of her children. To help others with their genealogy she took census of several Logan County cemeteries.

She was known for her love of music, dancing and great conversation sitting around the kitchen table. She will be missed by all that knew and loved her.

Surviving are her children: Jennifer (Rad) Bishop of Lincoln, Sadie Schriber-Broyles (Mark Yoggerst) of Springfield, and Clint (April) Schriber of Emden; 5 grandchildren: Melissa (TJ) Willock, Cyrenna Broyles, Madison Bishop, Collin Schriber, and Tanner Schriber; great-grandson Damon Broyles; siblings: Helen (Dick) Meagher Simmons of Lincoln, Daniel Mileham of Lincoln, Allan Dale (Jean Dale) Mileham of NC, Larry Mileham of Decatur, and John Mileham of Lincoln; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends also survive.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers: David Mileham and Ronald Mileham.

Memorial donations may be made to the Logan County Food Pantry or to the Holy Family Church Food Pantry and will be accepted at the funeral home.

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