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Mary Catherine (Womack) Wheeler

Formerly Grafton | Sunday, December 20 2015

Mary Catherine (Womack) Wheeler, 67, formerly of Grafton, died at 12:42 p.m., Sunday, December 20, 2015 at St. Anthony's Hospital in Alton.

She was born in Alton on Dec. 15, 1948, and was one of four children born to Romie & Vera (Hodge) Womack Sr.

Mary grew up in Grafton, and graduated from Jersey Community High School, and had worked at the root beer stand in Grafton in her younger years, and in housekeeping at Pere Marquette State Park, and had found joy in attending the Elsah United Methodist Church.

Surviving are her four children, Kenneth Klocke Jr. of Grafton, Catherine Brainerd of Jerseyville, Dean Presely of Carrollton, and Sarah Presley of Grafton; five grandchildren; one great grandson; a brother, Romie Womack Jr. of Brussels; and a sister in law, and her husband, Joan & Jack Clayton of Elsah.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a son in law, Troy Brainerd, and a brother, Richard "Dick" Womack.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville, where funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Burial will be in the Valhalla Memorial Park in Godfrey.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the family in care of the funeral home.


Obit Provided By:
Crawford Funeral Home

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