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Alene Spillers

August 24, 1922 — December 30, 2016

Alene Spillers, 94, of Rushville, passed away at 10:51 AM, Friday, December 30, 2016, at her home.

She was born on August 24, 1922, in Schuyler County, Illinois, the daughter of Robert E. and Virg Ella (Sours) Hood.  She married Warren Spillers on October 11, 1941, in Palmyra, Missouri.  He preceded her in death on November 14, 1980.

Surviving are one son Richard “Dick” Spillers of Rushville, one daughter-in-law Karen Williams and husband Barney, nine grandchildren; Vicki Jarosch, Marianne Ratigan and husband Tim, Ted Spillers, Melissa Litchfield and husband Larry, Andrea Anhorn and husband Tim, Emily Higgins and husband Tim, Rohamah Ford and husband Eric, Deanna Meng and husband Michael, Megan Warden and husband Darin, 19 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, one son Roger Spillers and one brother Gayle Hood.

Alene graduated from Beardstown High School.  She was a homemaker and dedicated farm wife, who always had a large garden.  She was a phenomenal cook and delighted in taking care of others.  She also enjoyed playing cards, especially Som-R-Set with her friends.  She attended the Sugar Grove United Methodist Church.

Services will be at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, January 3, 2017, at the Wood Funeral Home in Rushville, with Reverend John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow in the Rushville City Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 10 AM until service time at the Wood Funeral Home in Rushville.  Memorials are suggested to Hope Blooms or the Rushville High School FFA.


Charitable donations may be made to:

Hope Blooms
PO Box 50, Rushville IL
Tel: 1-217-322-3323

Rushville High School FFA



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