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Jean C. Hinton

March 11, 1928 -
November 3, 2021

Jean C Hinton, 93, of Champaign, passed away peacefully on Nov 3, 2021. She was born March 11, 1928, in Brocton Il. to Earl and Olive Coon. She was a 1950 graduate of Eastern Illinois University where she was a member of Delta Zeta sorority. She married Royce Hinton in 1952. Jean was a wonderful and loving mother to he…read more

Jean C Hinton, 93, of Champaign, passed away peacefully on Nov 3, 2021. She was born March 11, 1928, in Brocton Il. to Earl and Olive Coon. She was a 1950 graduate of Eastern Illinois University where she was a member of Delta Zeta sorority. She married Royce Hinton in 1952. Jean was a wonderful and loving mother to her five children. Her love of the book “Little Women” influenced the naming of her four daughters, Beth, Jo, Meg and Amy.

Jean loved hosting family gatherings and took immense pleasure in cooking her family’s favorite dishes and being Grandma Jean. She looked forward to afternoons playing bridge or having coffee with her friends. She enjoyed teaching preschool for many years, was a community volunteer, and a longtime member of the First Presbyterian Church of Champaign.

Jean is survived by her husband, Royce Hinton; her sister, Joan Coon, Champaign; her children Jo (Greg)Perkins, Champaign; Meg Hinton (Jean Bernier), Kelowna, BC; Reid Hinton, Danville, and Amy (Jeff) Darling, Overland Park, KS. Also surviving Jean are her 11 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers Max and David Coon, and her daughter, Beth Norton.

A visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m., prior to a memorial service at 11:00 a.m., both at the First Presbyterian Church of Champaign on Saturday November 13.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the David Coon Memorial Scholarship, c/o Department of Special Education, Eastern Illinois University, 600 Lincoln Ave. Charleston, IL, 61929 or to the First Presbyterian Church of Champaign, 302 W Church, Champaign, IL 61820.

Condolences may be offered at www.morganmemorialhome.com.

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Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, November 13, 2021

Time: 10:00 am

First Presbyterian Church

Address:

302 W. Church St.
Champaign, IL 61820

Service Information

Date: Saturday, November 13, 2021

Time: 11:00 am

First Presbyterian Church

Address:

302 W. Church St.
Champaign, IL 61820

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