Margaret Allen, nee Gillespie, Leydon, 78, of Percy, IL; born on April 29, 1940 in Sparta, IL; passed away on Monday, December 24, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in O’Fallon, IL.
Mrs. Leydon was a homemaker. She was a member of the Red Hat Society. Margaret loved to quilt, she was an artist when it came to painting and making quilts. She was a very loving and caring person.
She was preceded in death by her parents – Glover and Grace, nee Brown, Gillespie. One brother – Roy Gillespie.
She is survived by her children – Jean (Steve) Mathis; Mary (Richard) Needle; Michael Ray Allen I. Her step-children – Tina (Sam) Pierce; Debbie (Steve) Quinlan; Brad Williams; Steve Williams; Lorie (Terry) Curtis. Six grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. Two brothers – Glover “Junior” Gillespie, Jr.; Delmar Gillespie. One sister – Sharon Parks.
Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.heilschuessler.com.
Memorials may be made to the Percy Baptist Chuch.
Funeral: Graveside services will be held at Percy Village Cemetery on Saturday, January 12, 2018 at 1:00pm.
Heil, Schuessler and Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL is in charge of arrangements.