Erica Lea Southern

February 4, 1980 – March 31, 2021

Erica Lea Southern, 41, of Springville, passed away on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at her residence.

Born February 4, 1980, in Flagstaff, Arizona, she was the daughter of Leon and Sandra (Meester) Eernisse. She married Corey Southern on August 8, 2008, and he survives.

She was a medical assistant at Vibrant Life in Bloomington and a member of South Union Christian Church in Bloomington. Erica loved her family, gardening, racing, her convertible, and her chickens.

Survivors include her husband, Corey, of Springville; two children, Brodi Lynn Southern and Dillon Kent Southern; her parents, Leon and Sandra, of Bloomington; her maternal grandparents, Gordon and Elaine Meester; several aunts and uncles; a niece, Luna Jo Southern; a nephew, Archer Southern.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, John and Henrietta Eernisse.

Private graveside services will be conducted with a celebration of life at a later date. Burial will be in the Mundell Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Monday, April 5th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

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