|Myrna L. Kelley, 73, 261 N. Linwood Road, formerly of 515 W. Sanborn St., Galesburg, died at 1:50 PM Thursday, October 8, 2009 in OSF St. Mary Medical Center.
She was born December 3, 1935 in Laura, IL, the daughter of Henry and Estel Emerson Kelley. She was raised by Tom and Wilma Catton Riggen.
She is survived by a brother, Donald (and Caroline) Kelley of Grand Rapids, MI and 2 sisters, Margaret Kneer of Brimfield, IL and Lois (and Sanford) Kneer of Okeechobee, FL. She was preceded in death by her parents, her parents who raised her, her companion, Lester Crocker in 2004, a sister, a brother, and a foster brother.
Myrna worked at OSF St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg for 45 years, working in supplies, as a unit secretary, and a pharmacy technician. She retired in 2000. She was raised in Laura, IL and graduated from Princeville High School in 1954. She had lived in Galesburg most of her life. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Laura.
Funeral will be 10:30 AM Monday, October 12, 2009 in Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. The Rev. Marc Brown will officiate. Visitation will be 9:30 to 10:30 AM Monday at the chapel. Burial will be in Brimfield Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Laura or OSF St. Mary Medical Center. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.