Dora M. Bayne, age 88 of Harrisburg, passed away at 3:30 AM, Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.
Dora was born on October 28, 1931 in Pope County to the late Burel and Cora (Hicks) Bebout. She married John Robert Bayne, Sr. on September 14, 1950 and he preceded her in death on December 13, 1982. Dora was a homemaker. She loved and enjoyed her family, church and faith.
Dora is survived by four children, Vicki Fulkerson and husband Kenny of Harrisburg; Roberta Martin and husband Lyndell of Harrisburg, John Bayne and wife Tammy of Raleigh; and Darryl Bayne and wife Lisa of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and an “adopted” daughter, Linda Turner of Eldorado; six grandchildren, Mandy Ratliff and husband Wade of Harrisburg; Jason Martin and wife Melinda of Thompsonville; Crystal Palmer and husband Jeremy of Harrisburg; Wesley Bayne and wife Brooke of Harrisburg; Joshua Bayne and fiancé Sam Valestin of Eldorado, and Kaci Bayne of Raleigh; eleven great grandchildren, Jade and Tristan Ratliff, Deacon and Kannon Palmer, Baleigh, Keenan, Jalyn and Kendall Martin; Hunter, Grayson, Halle, and Quinn Bayne; and Raelynn Valestin; one great great granddaughter, Briar Lynn Smith; brother, Ray Bebout of Ledford; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, John, and parents, Burel and Cora, Dora was preceded in death by brothers, Lincoln, Charles Ray, and Luster Bebout; sisters, Marie Howard, Della Elam, Stella Fisher, Mary, Bebout, Ruby Hogg, and Vernie Kluge.
Funeral service for Dora Mable Bayne will be held at 11 AM, Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg. Rev. Dewayne Taylor will officiate and burial will follow in Sunset Garden Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9 AM to 11 AM, Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at Reed Funeral Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital; envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
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