---- — Tammy Jo Artman, 43, of Dahlgren, died 9:50 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon.
She was born Oct. 7, 1970, in Mt. Vernon, the daughter of Terry and Janice (Nipper) Gay.
She is survived by her mother, Janice (Curtis) Ford; her fiance, David Wilson; her children, Johnathan (Naomi) Luellen of Fairview Heights, Davey Wilson of Dahlgren and Jasmine (fiance Danny Szarek) Artman of Bonnie; her brother, Terry (Chong) Gay Jr.; her sister, Amy (Jeremy) Owen of McLeansboro; two stepbrothers, Jacob Gay of Dahlgren and Jay (Heidi) Ford of Kankakee; and a stepsister, Jordan Gay of Dahlgren.
Tammy worked as the jewelry section manager at Wal Mart in Mt. Vernon. She loved fishing and spending time with her family. She was of the Baptist faith.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, at Gholson Funeral Home in Dahlgren with the Rev. Richard McCormick officiating. Burial will be at IOOF Cemetery, Dahlgren.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Gholson Funeral Home in Dahlgren.