|Birth: ||Nov. 7, 1920|
|Death: ||Jun. 4, 2011|
Elinore E. Musgrave, 90 of Griggsville, IL passed away Saturday, June 4, 2011 at Eastside Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Pittsfield, IL. Elinore was born in rural Griggsville, IL on November 7, 1920 a daughter to Rhea M. and Agnes H. Bonnett Phillips. She married Loyd W. Musgrave on October 12, 1940 in Eolia, Mo. Loyd preceded her in death on July 4, 1980. In addition to being a homemaker and farm wife, Elinore worked for twenty–two years at Penstone Orchard in Griggsville, IL. She was a member of the New Salem United Methodist Church and a member of the United Methodist Women, Pike County Home Extension and in earlier years she was a 4-H leader. She enjoyed sewing, embroidering, quilting, crafts, cooking and gardening. Elinore loved playing bingo, working in and mowing her yard, gardening and attending the county fairs and watching her children show cattle. Elinore is survived by her son, Melvin (Cathy) Musgrave of Griggsville, IL; daughters, Kathryn (Joe) Ballard of Springfield, IL and Elizabeth "Betty" (Don) Toepke of Griggsville, IL. Nine grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren survive in addition to several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at the Niebur Funeral Home in Pittsfield with Rev. Al Laird and Rev. David Kelly officiating. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until time of service on Tuesday at the Niebur Funeral Home. Interment will be in the West Cemetery in Pittsfield, IL. In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the New Salem United Methodist Church or Blessing Hospice of Pike County.
Loyd W. Musgrave (1915 - 1980)*
Pittsfield West Cemetery
Created by: Michael Harrington
Record added: Jun 06, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70919619