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Gena Marie Young Anderson
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Birth: Dec. 15, 1963
Death: Mar. 16, 2010

GENA MARIE (YOUNG) ANDERSON: Newspaper Obituary and Death Notice
Benton Evening News (IL) - Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Gena Marie (Young) Anderson, 46, of Royalton died at 9:09 a.m. Tuesday, March 16, 2010, at the Marshall Browning Hospital in Du Quoin from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

Memorial contributions in memory of Gena Anderson may be made to the "Gena Anderson Memorial Scholarship Fund" and will be accepted at the church or may be mailed in care of Herrin Security Bank, 204 S. Main St., Royalton, IL 62983.

Vantrease Funeral Home in Royalton is in charge of the arrangements.

Gena was born Dec. 15, 1963, in Benton to William A. "Bill" and Barbara D. (Diuguid) Young.

She is survived by her parents, Bill and Barbara (Duiguid) Young of Royalton; her maternal grandmother, Gena Diuguid of Royalton; a daughter, Amanda Anderson of Marion; three sons, Derek Brooks Anderson of Royalton, Kyle Anderson of Marion and Steven Michael Anderson of Royalton; two granddaughters, Aleigha Anderson and Emma Kronsbein of Marion; a brother and sister-in-law, Dr. Steven D. and Kathy Young of Herrin; two aunts, Julie Slomka of Sesser and Nancy Diuguid of Royalton, and two uncles, Charles Diuguid and John Young, both of Royalton; and three nieces, Whitney, Daphne and Tiffany Young, and two nephews, Dylan and Evan Young, all of Herrin.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Charles Jennings Diuguid; paternal grandparents, John and Ada (Skipper) Young; and uncles, James O. and Charles Eugene Young, and aunts, Charlene Ogden and Sharon Potocki.

Gena was 1982 graduate of West Frankfort High School. She was an aide for the elderly. She enjoyed attending her son's ballgames and spending time with her granddaughters, Aleigha and Emma.

Funeral services for Ms. Anderson will be at 11 a.m. Friday, March 19, at the Royalton Church of the Nazarene with the Rev. Dean Severin officiating. Burial will be at Miners Cemetery east of Royalton. Visiting hours are from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Royalton Church of the Nazarene, Route 149 west of Royalton, and after 9 a.m., Friday at the church prior to the funeral services.

To view this obit and sign the register book, visit the Web site at

Edition: Web Edition
Copyright 2010 Benton Evening News. All Rights Reserved. 
Miners Cemetery
Franklin County
Illinois, USA
Plot: New Miners north side of of rt 149
Created by: Doug Williams
Record added: May 29, 2013
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Gena Marie <i>Young</i> Anderson
Added by: Doug Williams
Gena Marie <i>Young</i> Anderson
Added by: Doug Williams
Gena Marie <i>Young</i> Anderson
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