Deborah Lemmon

East Alton |

Deborah Lynn Lemmon, 66, died at 5:14 p.m. Friday, December 31, 2021, at Alton Memorial Hospital. 

Born March 26, 1955, in Alton, she was the daughter of Richard and Betty (Simenot) Thornton. Mrs. Lemmon retired as a health care worker. On March 3, 1990, she married Charles C. Lemmon in Godfrey. He survives. 

Also surviving three daughters, Salina Crull (Mark) of Alton, Lisa Hendrickson of East Alton, and Julie Lemmon of Cottage Hills, a son, Tim Lemmon (Heidi) of Bunker Hill, eight grandchildren, Ashley Richardson, Audrey Richardson, Brandon Brown, Dakota Brown, Sophia Huntsman, Jenna Bonebrake (Shane), Morgan Lemmon, and Libby Lemmon, and three great-grandchildren, Andrew Stickler, Ana Bonebrake, and Cordy Bonebrake. Also surviving are sisters, Bev Berry of East Alton, Bonnie Bradley (Rex) and Flo Dugger, and two brothers, Bobby Sanders and Glen Sanders, and numerous nieces and nephews. 

A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, January 6, 2021, at Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Tim Lemmon will officiate. Memorials may be made to Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Online guestbook and information may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Gent Funeral Home

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