Deborah Lynn Grove, 61, passed away Monday, May 12, 2014 at Christian Hospital Northeast in St. Louis County.Born September 19, 1952 in Murphysboro, she was the daughter of Louise (Hawes) Smith of Granite City and the late Clifford Smith.She had been a bookkeepper for Tomerlin Bookkeepping Services in East Alton.On October 19, 1973 in Granite City, she married William 'Bill' Grove. He survives.Surviving in addition to her mother and husband are a son, Andrew (Rhonda) Grove of Belleville; two grandchildren, Dalton and Kaitlyn Grove; a brother, James (Rhoda) Smith of Granite City; and a sister, Laura Essington of Granite City.Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Thursday at Marks Mortuary in Wood River. Pastor Brian Downs will officiate.Burial will follow in Woodland Hill Cemetery.
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