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Alice Jayne (McElroy) Thorpe

December 1, 1946 ~ April 20, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old
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Alice Thorpe Obituary

Alice Jayne Thorpe, 76, of Effingham, Illinois, passed away Thursday, April 20, 2023, at Lakeland Rehab & Health Care Center in Effingham, IL. 

Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, April 25, 2023, at Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, with Pastor Joe Lawson officiating. Burial will follow at Vernon Cemetery, Vernon, IL. Visitation will be held from 9:30 to 11:00 AM, an hour and a half prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials: To the Family. Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, is in charge of arrangements. Online memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.millerfh.net. 

She was born December 1, 1946, in Pennsylvania, the daughter of Darl Eugene & Kathryn Marie (Kubina) McElroy. She married Edwin L. "Toad” Thorpe on January 11, 1969. He preceded her in death on August 3, 2009. She worked as a CNA and LPN and was affiliated with the Catholic Faith. 

She is survived by: Sons - Eddie Thorpe, Patoka, IL and Toby Thorpe, Corpus Christi, TX; Daughter - Mary Ishum & Leroy, Brownstown, IL; 9 Grandchildren; 17 Great Grandchildren; Brother - Jim McElroy & Wilma, Effingham, IL; Sister - Georgette Medcalf & J.W., Brownwood, TX. 

Preceded in death by: Parents; Husband; Daughter - Nickie; Brother - Dink and Billy; Sister - Betsy; Cousin - Mary McFarland.

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April 25, 2023

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL
831 N 5th St
Vandalia, Illinois 62471

Funeral Service
April 25, 2023

11:00 AM
Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL
831 N 5th St
Vandalia, Illinois 62471

Interment following funeral service
April 25, 2023

Vernon Cemetery
9343 US-51
vernon, IL 62892


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