Mary Alice Sheets


Tuesday, January 15, 2008

GALESBURG - Mrs. Mary Alice Sheets, 99, 1145 Frank St., formerly of 121 W. Simmons St., died at 10:35 a.m. Sunday (Jan. 13, 2008) in Galesburg Terrace Nursing Home.

She was born Nov. 26, 1908, in Macomb, the daughter of William E. and Maude V. McFadden Dudman. She married George William Sheets in Macomb on Oct. 30, 1944. He died Aug. 1, 1971.

She is survived by two special friends, Cheryl Tucker and Dorothy Lodwick, both of Galesburg. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband and two brothers.

She owned the Hotel Pace in Macomb for 23 years. She retired in 1975. She graduated from Macomb High School in 1928. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She was of Methodist faith.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. The Rev. Milton Marquith will officiate. Visitation will be 9 to 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Cremation will follow the service. Burial will be later in Oakwood Cemetery, Macomb. Online condolences may be made at

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