James ‘Jim’ Sebens, 80, of Monticello, passed away at 8:45 p.m., October 5, 2019 at his residence.

Jim was born July 11, 1939 in Milmine, IL, the son of Peter J. and Mabel (Beals) Sebens. He married Janet K. Boyd on September 30, 1960 in Argenta,IL.

Jim is survived by his wife, Janet K. Sebens of Monticello; son, J. Brian (Debbie) Sebens of Mansfield; daughter, Julie M. Boone of Linton, IN; grandchildren, Darren (Jennifer) Sebens of White Heath, Brianna Boone of Linton, IN, Eric (Jessica) Janssen of Hendersonville, TN, Kelli Ward of Simpson, IL; great grandchildren, Dylan and Wyatt Sebens, Mackenna Ward, Aidan Janssen. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Art, Glenn, Herman, and Robert Sebens and sister Betty White.

Jim was truck driver. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Monticello, the Calvary Baptist Church of Monticello, and the Oreana Baptist Church of Oreana. Jim enjoyed restoring old cars.

Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at the Mackey-Wright Funeral Home, Monticello. Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at the Mackey-Wright Funeral Home. Interment will be held in Friends Creek Cemetery, Argenta.

Memorials may be made to the Oreana Baptist Church, the American Cancer Society, or the American Parkinson’s Disease Association.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.mackey-wrightfuneralhome.com.