Lila Jane 'Tudy' Riddle-McNees

Posted 9/20/21

Lila Jane 'Tudy' Riddle-McNees

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Lila Jane 'Tudy' Riddle-McNees


CLINTON — Lila Jane “Tudy” Riddle-McNees, 99, of Clinton, passed away at 5:25 p.m. on  September 15, 2021, at her family residence, Clinton.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Wednesday September 22, 2021, at the Wapella Christian Church, Wapella, with Joshua Gorrie officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery, Clinton. Visitation will be  held from 9-11 a.m. at the church. The family has entrusted Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, with arrangements.

Memorials may be directed to Wapella Christian Church or the Wapella Fire Department.

Lila was born on September 7, 1922, in Clinton, the daughter of Lyle and Louise (Gorman) Crum. She married Glenn F. Riddle on September 24, 1946. He passed away on December 12, 1974. She later married John McNees. He preceded her in death.

Survivors include her children, Vic (Donna) Riddle, Wapella; Sharon Riddle, Wapella; grandchildren Darci (Shanon) Newman, John Wheat, Justin (Nicole) Williams, Jacob (Mia) Riddle, and Colleen (Jim) Byrne; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Tudy was preceded in death by her parents, son, Walter F. Riddle, and great-grandson, Blake Newman.

Tudy was a member of Wapella Christian Church, the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the DeWitt County Extension. She enjoyed crafting, knitting, crocheting, and was a great cook.

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