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GILLESPIE - Elinor J. Davies, 81, of Gillespie, died at St. Francis Hospital, Litchfield on Friday, June 24 at 1:25 pm. She was born Feb. 4, 1930 in Gillespie to Harvey & Yvonne (Grandame) Mitchell. She married Lawrence T. Davies on December 8, 1951 in Gillespie. Elinor was a Registered Nurse for the Unit District #7 Schools. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 4547 of Gillespie. Elinor is survived by her spouse, Lawrence T. Davies of Gillespie, sons, Michael (spouse, Sandra) Davies of Bluffs, Timothy (spouse, Teresa) Davies of Elk Grove Village, grandchildren, Molly Spangler, Maggie Martin, Mark Davies, Krista Davies, Keith Davies & Craig Davies. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Yvonne Wilder. Visitation will be Monday, June 27 at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie from 9 am until the time of services. Services will be held at 11 am at the funeral home. Burial will be at Gillespie City Cemetery. Memorials can be made to the Elinor Davies Nursing Scholarship Partnership for Education or Gillespie Caring Center.
Published in The State Journal-Register on June 26, 2011