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Marjorie G. Whitledge

December 19, 1921 May 1, 2008
Marjorie G. Whitledge
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PEORIA-Marjorie G. Whitledge, 86, formerly of Peoria Heights, passed away at 2:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 1, 2008 at Heritage Manor in Chillicothe. She was born on December 19, 1921 in Schram City, IL to Ralph and Cecilia E. (Strausbaugh) Lyons. She married Robert W. Whitledge, Sr. She was preceded in death by her husband, one son, Zachary Thomas Whitledge, one brother and three sisters. She is survived by one daughter, Cecilia (Steve) Rieker of Peoria; three grandchildren, Emily, Kristen and Matthew; one brother, Robert F. Lyons of Pasadena, TX and one stepson, Robert W. (Paula) Whitledge, Jr. of Bartonville. Marjorie was a Secretary at Peoria Tent and Awning for 30 years. She was a member of the Red Hat Society and a former member of St. Thomas Catholic Church in Peoria Heights. Marjorie was a talented seamstress and loved spending time with her grandchildren. Funeral Services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Monday at Wright & Salmon Mortuary with Msgr. William Watson officiating. Visitation will be one hour before the services. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery in West Peoria. Memorial contributions may be made to National Alliance on Mental Illness, 5407 N. University, Peoria, IL 61614. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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