Sarah Chestnut

Bunker Hill |

Sarah Margaret Chestnut, 96, of Bunker Hill, IL, died at her residence on Thursday, November 24, 2022, at 10:40 am.  She was born April 3, 1926, in Alton, IL to Bijah Hodge & Anna Catherine Hausman Hodge.  She was formerly married to Elmer G. Chestnut and they had four children; daughter, Sarah Jane, sons, Elmer Russell, Donald Lee, and Stephen Ray.  She was a retired cook for South Lawn Sheltered Care.  Sarah enjoyed going to church and baking.  Sarah loved God, her family, and her church.  Her life was one of loving and giving unselfishly.  She prayed for each of us and our families daily and many others who came to mind.  She will be sorely missed.  Who will pray for us now? She is survived by her sons, Elmer Russell Chestnut of Bunker Hill, IL, Donald Lee (Vicki) Chestnut of Bunker Hill, IL, 11 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, 6 great-great-grandchildren, daughter-in-law, Diana Chestnut of Bunker Hill, IL and many nieces and nephews.  Sarah was preceded in death by her parents, son, Stephen Ray Chestnut, daughter, Sarah Jane Roose, two brothers, in infancy, brother, Harold Hodge, sisters, Vera Womack and Shirley Armstrong.  Friends may call on Wednesday, November 30, 2022, at Kravanya Funeral Home in Bunker Hill from 4:30 pm until 7:00 pm.  Funeral services are Thursday, December 1, 2022, at 10:00 am at Kravanya Funeral Home, Bunker Hill.  The burial will be at Bunker Hill Cemetery, Bunker Hill, IL.  Memorials are suggested to Life Harvest Church of Wilsonville.  Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at

Kravanya Funeral Home, Bunker Hill, IL is in charge of the arrangements.

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Kravanya Funeral Homes

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