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 Charles Dewey Works

Charles Dewey Works

Clinton, DeWitt County, Illinois, USA
Death 26 Feb 2014 (aged 71)
Benton, Franklin County, Illinois, USA
Burial Benton, Franklin County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 125671079 · View Source
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Charles Dewey Works, 70, of Benton, went to be with his Lord and Savior at 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at his home.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at the Leffler - Poulson Funeral Home of Benton, with Rev. Mark Fitzpatrick officiating. Burial will be in the Masonic & Odd Fellows Cemetery in Benton. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday at the Leffler - Poulson Funeral Home of Benton.

Mr. Works was born on July 24, 1943 in Clinton, Illinois, the son of George Dewey Works and Cora Belle (Mott) Works. He married the former Gail Lee (Knight) Williams on February 13, 1993 and she survives.

While he lived in Clinton, IL, he formerly worked at a nursing home as a maintenance man.

He enjoyed horses, and most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family. Mr. Works was a member of the Greater Life Sanctuary Church of Benton.

Charles is survived by his wife Gail Lee Works of Benton, three step-children: Lisa and husband Danny Champlain of Benton, Scott Williams of Benton and Shelly Lampley of Christopher; three step-grandchildren: Hayli Lampley, Jarad Champlain and Jordan Champlain; six sisters: Georgia Hosick of Du Quoin, Doris Dorsett of Clinton, IL, Fairy and husband Manuel Toruga of Mesa, AZ, Rozetta Rousey of Colorado, Dixie and husband Ronald Houser of Genoa, IL, Beverly Anderson of Kansas City, KS; and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Works was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters: Lena Ruth Beyers and Betty Hubble; and a brother: James Works.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Greater Life Sanctuary Church of Benton and will be accepted at the funeral home.

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