East Alton 06/27/2014
Born April 27, 1954, in Wood River, the daughter of Harley E. and Ruth K. (Haenni) Essary.
She married James Michael Kingston of East Alton.
She was a homemaker and worked as a Wal Mart Associate for Wal Mart in Wood River for over 20 years of service. She was a member of Rosewood Heights 1st General Baptist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Christine Gilbert and her husband, Chad of Wood River, and Michelle Kingston and her spouse,Bonita Bartels of Jacksonville; one son, Matthew Kingston and his wife, Stephanie of Barnhart, Mo.; four grandchildren, Tyler, Joshua, Adam, Blake; mother-in-law, Shirley Kingston of Wood River.
Preceded in death by parents; and a brother, Robert Essary.
Visitation: 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 1, at Gray Funeral Home in Wood River.
Funeral services: 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 2, at Rosewood Heights 1st General Baptist Church, with Rev. Dan Smith officiating. Burial: Wanda Cemetery in South Roxana.
Memorials may be made to The American Cancer Society or Shriners Children's Hospital.Condolences at www.grayfuneralhomeinc.com
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