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 Eleanor B <I>Haney</I> Wakins

Eleanor B Haney Wakins

Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
Death 8 Nov 2011 (aged 96)
Pekin, Tazewell County, Illinois, USA
Burial Pekin, Tazewell County, Illinois, USA
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Eleanor B. Burbridge Watkins, 96, of Pekin, passed away at 2:38 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011, at Timbercreek Rehab & Healthcare Center in Pekin.

Born June 16, 1915, in Peoria, to Lester W. and Margaret Wall Haney, she married John “Hank” Burbridge. He preceded her in death. She later married Floyd E. Watkins on Jan. 9, 1986, in Pekin. He preceded her in death Oct. 26, 1996.

She also was preceded in death by two sons, Henry “Hank” Burbridge and Charles Burbridge.

Surviving are one sister, Viola (Donald) Smith of East Peoria; four stepdaughters; one stepson; four grandchildren, Cindy Kavanaugh of Pekin, Rodney Burbridge of Pekin, Patti (Tim) Johnston of Spring Arbor, Mich., and Lesley Burbridge in Tennessee; six great-grandchildren; and several stepgreat- and stepgreat-great-grandchildren.
Eleanor worked at Pekin Glass & Mirror and later at Parkview Golf Course in Pekin.

She was a member of First Christian Church in Pekin, the Elizabeth Circle and the Women of the Moose in Pekin.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at Davison-Fulton Woolsey Funeral Home in Pekin, with the Rev. Michael K. Roberts officiating. Burial will be at Lakeview Cemetery in Pekin.

Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church in Pekin.

Additional survivors include a daughter-in-law, Patricia Burbridge in Michigan; and a sister-in-law, Patricia Haney in Arizona.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Lester and Ralph Haney.
Services were Friday, Nov. 11, at Davison-Fulton Woolsey Funeral Home in Pekin

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Eleanor B Haney Wakins (16 Jun 1915–8 Nov 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100017324, citing Lakeview Cemetery, Pekin, Tazewell County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Alvin Oglesby (contributor 47049777) .