Wanda Eales

Alton |

Wanda Jenelle Eales, age 68, passed away at 4:15 pm, Thursday, November 11, 2010, at her residence with her family by her side.

She was born on October 23, 1942 in Alton, IL. to the late James L. and Wilma (Dorsey) Bryant. 

She married Robert Lee Eales on April 8, 1961in Alton and he preceded her in death on July 27, 2006.

Jenelle was a Certified Nursing Assistant for over 20 years, at VIP Manor in Wood River and the Rosewood Care Center in Alton. She was a member of the Red Hat Ladies, and enjoyed traveling, and gardening. She especially enjoyed decorating for the holidays and spending time with her family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

She is survived by two sons and their spouses; Michael and Ruth Eales of Billings MT.  Christopher and Christina Eales of Alton, one daughter-in-law; Melody Eales of Brighton, five grandchildren; Greg Eales, Heather Slow, Audrianna Eales, Samantha Eales and Jessica Eales, three great-grandchildren; Avalon, Atticus and Lux, and two sisters; Faye Minzer of Alton, and Patricia Kuehnel of Alton.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and one daughter; Theresa, one son; Mark and one brother; Dennis Bryant.

Visitation will be on Monday, November 15, 2010 from 4 to 8 pm, at Elias Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton.  A Funeral Mass will be at 10 am, Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alton. 

Burial will be at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens, Bethalto, IL.

Memorials may be directed to the St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

Elias Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton are in charge of the arrangements.

Online condolences and guest book may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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