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 Afton <I>Nance</I> Quinn

Afton Nance Quinn

Birth
Murphysboro, Jackson County, Illinois, USA
Death 7 Apr 2004 (aged 87)
Saint Peters, St. Charles County, Missouri, USA
Burial Murphysboro, Jackson County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 100646353 · View Source
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Southern Illinoisan (Carbondale, IL) - Friday, April 9, 2004

Deceased Name: Afton Quinn Ruesy

MURPHYSBORO -- Afton Quinn Ruesy, 87, formerly of Murphysboro, passed away at the St. Peters Manor in St. Peters, Mo., at 10:45 a.m., Wednesday, April 7, 2004.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 10, 2004, in Alexander Funeral Home in St. Ann, Mo., with the Rev. Steve Davenport of the Oak Ridge Baptist Church officiating. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Services will be in Tower Grove Cemetery at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 10, 2004, with the Rev. Ted Mayes officiating.
Pettett Funeral Home is in charge of the local arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Murphysboro.
Afton was born in Gorham on July 14, 1916, to Molly (Stagner) and William Marshall Nance. She married Donald Quinn on September 10, 1932, and he preceded her in death in March 9, 1964. She then married John Ruesy on November 20, 1976, and he preceded her in death on August 15, 1986.
Mrs. Ruesy was retired from the F. W. Woolworth's Company.
She had attended Oak Ridge Baptist Church in St. Peters, Mo.
She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Donna and Les Elbrecht of Murphysboro and June and Vic Bench of Lake St. Louis, Mo.; four grandchildren, Dan Elbrecht of Columbia, Ill., Debbie Warren of Warrensburg, Mo., Jeff Bench of St. Charles, Mo., and Tim Bench of St. Peters, Mo.; and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister.


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  • Created by: C. Ann Carruthers
  • Added: 13 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100646353
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Afton Nance Quinn (14 Jul 1916–7 Apr 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100646353, citing Tower Grove Cemetery, Murphysboro, Jackson County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by C. Ann Carruthers (contributor 47250479) .