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Anna LaDora Gallup

Bethalto | Tuesday, May 24 2016

Anna LaDora Gallup, 78, died at 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 with her family by her side at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born May 22, 1938 in Mississippi Twp in Illinois the daughter of Jesse and Hazel (Halker) Johnson. She retired after thirty years as an operator with ATT. She was a member of LIFT Group for senior citizens; she loved to travel and enjoyed making crafts and ceramics. On June 1, 1974 in Alton she married Donald “Big Don” Gallup and he preceded her in death on July 5, 1999. Surviving are numerous nieces and nephews and one sister in law; Shirley Johnson of Lakeland, Florida. She was preceded in death by four brothers; Fred Johnson, Les Johnson, William Johnson, Joseph Johnson and one sister; Margaret Johnson and her two faithful dog companions; Bandit and Honey Bear. Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at Gent Funeral Home in Alton where funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 27, 2016. Burial will be at Upper Alton Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the 5A’s. Additional information and online guest book may be found at www.gentfuneralhome.com


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