|Birth: ||Jan. 31, 1933|
|Death: ||Jun. 11, 2008|
PETERSBURG - Barbara Joan Avery, 75, of Petersburg, died at 5:20 a.m. Wednesday (June 11, 2008) at Sunny Acres Home. She was born Jan. 31, 1933, in Galesburg, to James Acie and Mollie Belle Winder Hunt. She married Rex Avery. He preceded her in death.
She is survived by two sons, Rick L. Avery of Morris, and Randy (Georgia) Avery of Petersburg; two brothers, Jack (Sally) Hunt of Galesburg, and Dennie (Lori) Hunt of Alexis; one sister, Sharon (Chet) Gilbert of Petersburg; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, and one son, Monty.
She owned and operated Avery's Shoe Mart in Petersburg with her husband Rex for 10 years. She was a member of New Salem Assembly of God Church.
She loved sports and was an avid St. Louis Cardinal and Illini fan.
Funeral service will be at noon Saturday, June 14, at Hurley Funeral Home in Petersburg. The Rev. Rick Fleenor will be officiating. Visitation will be two hours prior to the service. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
Online memorials may be made at www.hurleyfh.com.
Published in The Register-Mail on 6/13/2008.
Richard L Avery (1951 - 2011)*
Montgomery Rex Avery (1962 - 2006)*
Rose Hill Cemetery
Created by: Heaven bound
Record added: Jun 13, 2008
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