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Braden, Barbara J.
Barbara "Mo-Mo" J. Braden, age 76 of Monmouth, Illinois died at 10:25 A.M. on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at Community Care Center of Monmouth, Illinois.

She was born on December 11, 1935 in Good Hope, Illinois, the daughter of Ora and Estelline Button Allen. She was raised and educated in Warren County. She married Jerald D. Stokes in 1953, then married Thomas Braden in 1985 in Monmouth, Illinois, he preceded her in death in 1995.

She is survived by two daughters: Carole (Matt McEllen) Stokes and Brenda (Joseph) Clark of Monmouth, Illinois and a son, Jerry Stokes of Monmouth, Illinois. Also surviving is her special friend Fred Leath. Five grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren and three great grandchildren expecting. One sister, Betty Wicks of Monmouth, Illinois. Several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by four brothers and one sister.

She worked for the former Admiral of Galesburg and Glastex of Monmouth, Illinois. She was a member of the First Christian Church, of Monmouth, Illinois.

She enjoyed her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Helping others and visiting nursing homes.

Memorial Services will be held on Friday, March 30, 2012 at 10:30 A.M. at the First Christian Church in Monmouth, Illinois. Rev. Jim Epperson officiating. Memorials may be made to the Family. Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes and Crematory in Knoxville, Illinois in charge of arrangements. On-line condolences or sympathy cards may be sent through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhomes.com
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