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Barbara C. Little

April 12, 1934 May 24, 2010
Barbara C. Little
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PEKIN-Barbara C. Little, age 76, of Pekin, passed away at 7:22 p.m. on Monday, May 24, 2010, at her residence.
She was born on April 12, 1934, in Peoria, to Joseph P. and Julia C. DeMink Knox. Barbara married Wallace Dale Little on July 5, 1952, in Peoria. He passed away on March 27, 2000, in Pekin. She was also preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Norman J. Knox.
She is survived by her daughter, Catherine A. (Russell R.) Evans of Pekin; one sister, Carole (Jerry) Dunne of Dunlap; one brother, Bernard P. Knox of Peoria; and two grandchildren, Nicole C. (Childers) Allen of Lindenhurst, IL and Jeffrey M. Childers of Pekin.
Barbara last worked in the Tax Service Group for Caterpillar, Inc., retiring in 1990 with 40 years of service. During her retirement years, she served on the Pekin Public Library Board and also as an election judge in Tazewell County.
Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 28, 2010, at Resurrection Mausoleum Chapel in Peoria with her step grandson, Pastor Chris Evans officiating. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday at Wright Salmon Mortuary in Peoria and 30 minutes before the services at the mausoleum. Entombment will be in Resurrection Mausoleum.
Memorial contributions may be made to Peoria Cancer Care Foundation, 8940 N. Wood Sage Rd., Peoria, IL 61615 or the Pekin Public Library.
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