We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Owens Funeral Home
Rhea S. Moushon, 75, of Urbana, died on Wednesday, May 25 at Carle Foundation Hospital.
There will be a visitation on Wednesday, June 1 from 8:30-9:30 am at Owens Funeral Home, 101 N. Elm, Champaign. The funeral service will be at 10am at Emmanuel Memorial Episcopal Church, 208 W. University, Champaign. Burial will immediately follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Champaign.
Rhea was born on August 17, 1946 in Lincoln, a daughter of Raymond and Norma Jean (Clark) Camel. She married Fred Moushon on March 1, 1968 and together they celebrated 54 years of marriage.
She is survived by her husband, Fred; her son, Brian and Barbara of Columbus, GA; her daughter, Shelley and Jay Jimenez of Champaign; and four grandchildren, Victoria Moushon and Nelson, Isabel and Annelise Jimenez.
Rhea was a Registered Nurse for over 50 years. She spent the bulk of her career serving her community in the health insurance industry. She held positions with Blue Cross/Blue Shield in Springfield,Il and in metro Atlanta.
Most recently she spent the final years of her career at Health Alliance Medical Plans in Urbana until her retirement in 2012.
After retirement, Rhea enjoyed serving her community through volunteering at her church and her at grandchildren’s school library. She had a great fondness for reading especially mystery novels and the Bible.
Aside from her human family, Rhea enjoyed spending time with her canine family, most recently her Pomeranian, Chaz.