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MATTOON -- Hollice Geneva Lyne, age 83, of Mattoon, passed away at 9:26 p.m. on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center.

Funeral services honoring her life will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Schilling Funeral Home with Pastor Larry Clonch officiating. Burial will follow at Dodge Grove Cemetery. A visitation for family and friends will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Friday, October 6, 2017 at Schilling Funeral Home.

Geneva was born on July 1, 1934 in rural Bethany the daughter of John and Hester Florene (Guy) McDermott. She married Arthur Lyne on October 4, 1958. He preceded her in death on June 12, 2013.

Survivors include her sister, Freda Florene Noll; niece, Sherilyn Florene Noll and adopted niece, Jane Ann Bevers; sister-in-law, Dorothy Lyne; nephews, Robert Lyne and Michael Lyne. Geneva was preceded in death by her parents, husband and sister, Evelyn Nolen.

Geneva was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church of Mattoon and the Rebekah Lodge #274. She worked 27 years as a cook manager for Mattoon Unit 2 School District.

Memorial donations in her honor are suggested to the Coles County Animal Shelter. Online condolences may be expressed at

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