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Trammell. L.G Jr.
Pastor L.G. Trammell, Jr., 81, of Galesburg, Ill., died at 1:17 am Tuesday, May 21, 2013 in OSF St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg.

He was born March 4, 1932 in Benton, Ark. the son of Lemies Gaston and Stellar Box Trammell, Sr. He married Carolyn McDonald in Peoria, Ill. He later married Johnnie Mae Gordon on April 17, 1977 in Peoria, Ill. She survives.

He is survived by his children; Donald E. Trammell of Detroit, Mich.; Rev. Tammie (James) Miller and Rev. Kimberly (Calvin) Bonds both of Galesburg and Erma Gene Morehead of Chidester, Ark.; his sisters, Imogene Jackson and Constance Anderson of Peoria, Ill.; twelve grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, his two sons, Gary D. and Larry D. Trammell and a daughter, Lisa Jackson.

He served in the Air Force during the Korean War. He sang with the Twilights in Las Vegas while in the Army and also with the Midwest Singers in Peoria, Ill.

Pastor Trammell pastored for the Second Baptist Church for 23 years. He graduated from high school in Chidester, Ark. He received his bachelors of Religious Education and bachelors of Theology from United Theological Seminary in Decatur, Ill. He was licensed to preach in 1970 and was ordained at St. Baptist Church in 1972. Pastor Trammell served as assistant pastor for 16 years, the superintendent of Sunday school and the bus driver for St. Luke Baptist Church. He also taught Mission Ministry and served on the Outreach Ministry at St. Lukes. He was the treasurer for the Central District Baptist Association and was the District Missionary for the Orthodox Wood River. Pastor Trammell had also worked for Caterpillar Corporation for 34 years, retiring in 1985.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 am Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at First Baptist Church. Rev. Daniel Siems and Rev. Faye Scott will officiate. Visitation will be 5:00-8:00pm Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at the Second Baptist Church, during that time a Memorial Service is planned. Visitation will also be one hour before the service Wednesday at the First Baptist Church. Burial will be in East Linwood Cemetery with Military Rites by Ralph M. Noble American Legion Post #285. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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