Arvilla E. Hume passed away on January 13, 2023 in Eugene Oregon at the age of 98. She was born June 5, 1924 in a farmhouse near Eureka, Illinois to Otto and Rosa Meister and was the youngest of seven children. She graduated from Metamora High School 1942 and was immediately recruited into the war effort, working in factories in Rockford, Illinois and Peoria, Illinois. She married Leo Hume on June 1, 1945.
Leo and Arvilla came to Oregon in 1952 and raised their four children here. Arvilla considered herself a homemaker, but also worked at the Sears store in Eugene for twenty years. Her interests included camping, travelling, sewing, and playing games with her family and friends.
Longtime member of Eugene Faith Center, Arvilla is now home with her Lord. Leo preceded her in death in 1996. She is survived by three sons, Pat Hume (Mary Anne), Larry Hume (Sharon), Mike Hume (Linda), and a daughter, Peggy Farris (Larry). She is also survived by nine grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at Eugene Faith Center on Sunday, February 5, 2023 at 2:00 p.m