Vickie Lynn Emery

Wood River | Monday, April 30 2012

Vickie Lynn Emery, 53, died at 12:25 p.m. Monday, April 30, 2012 at Alton Memorial Hospital. Born July 13, 1958 in Alton, she was the daughter of Odell and Mary Lou (Milton) Kenshalo. She worked as a cook at Dick and Barbs Restaurant in Bethalto and was an avid dart player and cake baker. Surviving are her husband, Cary “Butch” Emery, whom she has been with for 40 years, a daughter, Amie Emery Kelly and her husband Patrick of S. Roxana, two sons, Chris Emery and his wife Sarah of Colorado Springs, CO, and Kevin Emery and Erin Rainwater of Wood River, three grandchildren, Jeffery Dale Emery, Nicklaus Kelly, and Braden Emery, one brother, Ronnie Kenshalo and his wife Cheryl of Wood River, and two sisters, Ginny Gleason of Alton, and Loma Bock of Wood River. Vickie was a loving mother, grandmother and Aunt Vic to many. She was preceded in death by her parents, and two brothers, Mike and Jerry Kenshalo. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until time of memorial service at 6:00 p.m. Friday, May 4, 2012 at Gent Funeral Home in Alton. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to her family c/o Laclede Credit Union. Online guestbook and information may be found at

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