|Birth: ||May 16, 1926|
|Death: ||Jan. 25, 2013|
Mrs. Mary Louise Allison, age 86, of Ewing, MO went to be with her savior at 2:15 a.m. on Friday, January 25, 2013 in St. Vincent's Home in Quincy, IL.
She was born May 16, 1926 in St. Patrick, MO, a daughter of Eugene George and Josephine Cecelia Marcus Raleigh. She married Thomas Edward Allison on January 12, 1949 in Ewing. He preceded her in death on May 29, 1993.
Mary was a graduate of St. Patrick High School at St. Patrick, MO. After graduation she worked at the Glove Factory in Canton, Shoe Factory in Palmyra, married and stayed home to raise her family. She later worked at Motorola in Quincy. She was a member of the Queen of Peace Catholic Church and Ladies Sodality and the Thursday sewing group.
She is survived by five children, Bella M. Allison of Quincy, IL, Erma J. (William) Irvin, of Liberty, IL, Marilyn J. (Stanley) Obert of Liberty, IL, Nancy J. (John Michael) Dolan of Quincy, and Thomas H. (Debbie) Allison of Maywood; ten grandchildren, Travis (Kim), Aaron, and Troy (Miranda) Irvin, John (Melissa), David (Angela) and Mark (Amanda) Obert, Sarah (Michael) Shriver, Thomas Dolan, Elizabeth (Derrick) Voyles, and Amanda Russell (Bubba); nine great grandchildren, Timothy, Lucas, Abby, Audrey, Jonah, August, Ashley, Stephanie and Callie; sisters, Margie Long, Isabelle Raleigh, Lucille Lippa and Donna (Theodore) Berhorst; sisters-in-law, Mary Evans and Sue Raleigh and several in-laws, cousins, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother George Raleigh and several sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Ewing with Fr. Pat Pierceall officiating. Burial will be in Queen of Peace Catholic Cemetery in Ewing. Visitation will be held Monday, January 28, 2013 from 4 until 7 p.m. with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m. at the Ball-Davis Funeral Home in Ewing.
The family suggests memorials be made to Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Quincy Public Library, American Cancer Society or to Boys Town.
Music: Nina McKenzie, Organist
Pallbearers: John Obert, David Obert, Mark Obert, Travis Irvin, Aaron Irvin and Troy Irvin
Honorary Pallbearers: Sarah Shriver, Elizabeth Voyles and Amanda Russell
Thomas Edward Allison (1913 - 1993)
Queen of Peace Cemetery
Created by: Lillie Riney
Record added: Mar 02, 2013
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