Delores A. Fite

South Roxana | Wednesday, April 3 2013

Delores A. Fite, 78, passed away at 9:55pm on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at Anderson Hospital in Maryville.  She was born on January 20, 1935, in Zeigler, Illinois the daughter of the late Dalton and Alta (Gower) Owens.  She married Dean Fite on June 2, 1951, in Mt. Vernon, Illinois and he preceded her in death on October 1, 1990.  Survivors include three daughters and sons in law: Debbie and Dale King of South Roxana, Kathy and Tony Bazile of Katy, Texas, Rhonda and Rob Stegall of Roxana, one son and daughter in law: Kevin and Melissa Fite of Cypress, Texas, ten grandchildren and their spouses: Scott and Eve King of Branson, Missouri, Brad and Chas King of Bethalto, Jeremy and Angie King of Cottage Hills, Tony Bazile of Katy, Texas, Jared Bazile of Katy, Texas, Keith and Bree Stegall of Champaign, Illinois, Marcus Stegall of Roxana, Madalynn Fite of Cypress, Texas, Meredith Fite of Cypress, Texas, Keller Fite of Cypress, Texas, fourteen great - grandchildren, four great - great grandchildren, and one sister: Florence Bennett of Bonnie, Illinois.

She was formerly employed for the Roxana School District #1 as a monitor for 24 years.  She was a member of Bethel Free Will Baptist Church in South Roxana.  She enjoyed playing bunco and crocheting.

In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by a son: Michael Fite, one granddaughter: Sandra Stegall, and three brothers: Lowell, Lawrence and James.

In celebration of her life, visitation be from 2pm to 6pm on Sunday, April 7, 2013, at Pitchford Funeral Home in Wood River.  Visitation will continue from 9am until time of funeral services at 10am on Monday, April 8, 2013, at Bethel Free Will Baptist Church in South Roxana.  Pastor Ricky Ham will officiate.  Burial will follow at Wanda Cemetery in South Roxana. 

Memorials are suggested to Bethel Free Will Baptist Church in South Roxana. 

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Pitchford Funeral Home

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