Claregene Calvey, 81, died at 11:25 a.m. Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at Eunice Smith Home in Alton. Born September 18, 1928 in Alton, she was the daughter of Charles and Iva (Booth) Wilkinson. She was a member of SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Alton. On July 6, 1947 in Alton, she married Jack Calvey Sr. He preceded her in death on September 21, 1976. Surviving are two daughters; Michele Buchanan and her husband Terry of Brighton, and Kathy Green of Alton, two sons; Jack Calvey Jr. and his wife Amy of Fort Worth, TX, and Walter Calvey Jr. of Fort Worth, TX, 13 grandchildren including a special granddaughter, Amy Adams, six great grandchildren including a special great granddaughter, Courtney Adams, and two brothers; Jack Wilkinson of Carrollton, and Ron Wilkinson and his wife Becky of Cottontown, TN. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband. Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday at Gent Funeral Home in Alton where funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday. Father Delix Michel will officiate. She will be buried with her husband's cremains at St. Patrick's Cemetery in Godfrey. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Online guestbook and information may be found at www.gentfuneralhome.com.
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