June 9, 1940 - October 14, 2019
Rita Ella Hoyle, age 79, was born on June 9, 1940 to the loving union of Herbert Brown Sr. and Helen Smith. Rita transitioned to be with the Lord peacefully at her home on Monday October 14, 2019 surrounded by family and friends. Rita affectionately known as “Mama Rita” and “Grandma Rita”, is remembered as a woman who was small in stature but possessed the power of someone twice her size. Rita was a lover of coffee and large print word search puzzles. She carried a heartwarming smile that eased every ounce of anger, hurt or disappointment, followed by an infectious laugh that soothed and comforted those blessed enough to partake of her laugh. Rita is survived by five devoted children, that of two daughters Alexis (Michael) Pruitte of Las Vegas, Nevada and Sonja Hoyle of Joliet, Illinois and three sons Rafael Hoyle of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Joseph (Malina) Hoyle and Gary (Linda) Hoyle of Joliet, Illinois. Rita is also survived by two loving siblings a brother Herbert (Wanetta) Brown of California, and a sister LuEllen (Pearly) Coleman of Joliet, Illinois. Rita leaves behind 15 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. A host of nieces and nephews. Special friends Bob and Georgina Scott, Kassandra Jones and Wanda Redmond. A special granddaughter Tiffany Barton. Rita is received at the Pearly Gates of Heaven by her parents Herbert Brown and Helen Smith-Brown, her sister Loretta Clark, her ex-husband Joseph Hoyle and their oldest son Joseph Hoyle, a nephew Herbert (Tunny) Brown Jr., two grandsons Brandon Omar Harris and Keith Lucas Jr, son-in-law Aleeto Barton Sr. and a vast number of family and friends. Rita spent her final days enjoying and embracing family with love and laughter. No matter what tribulations Rita endured she smiled and encouraged through the pain. Rita re-confessed her life to Christ, anchoring her to God’s unchanging hand in the midst of her storm.
Rita Ella Hoyle, age 79, was born on June 9, 1940 to the loving union of Herbert Brown Sr. and Helen Smith. Rita transitioned to be with the Lord peacefully at her home on Monday October 14, 2019 surrounded by family and friends. Rita affectionately... View Obituary & Service Information
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