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Marion O. Geralds

Marion O. Geralds

Mrs. Marion Olivia Geralds, nee Crews, 89, of Marissa, IL, born July 15, 1932, in Coulterville to James Harry and Theresa Imogene (Weinhoffer) Crews, entered into her Heavenly home on Tuesday June 7, 2022, from St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in O’Fallon, IL.  Mrs. Geralds was a retired CNA from the Randolph County Care Center in Sparta, IL.  She was of the Pentecost faith.

Mrs. Geralds was preceded in death by her parents, her loving husband – David Victor Geralds, whom she married on January 25, 1950, and who passed away on April 1, 1987, one son – Jerry Geralds, two sisters – Norma Newsom and Anna Mae Coke and two grandchildren – Shawn Geralds and Catherine Cox.

Marion is survived by seven children – Betty (David) Stone of Smiths Station, AL, Roger (Cindy) Geralds of Marissa, IL, Clara (John) Taylor of Marissa, IL, Nancy (the late Paul) Jones of Marissa, IL, Rhonda Gillette of Marissa, IL, David (Jenny) Geralds of Red Bud, IL and Karen (fiancé Matt Allard) of Red Bud, IL, and one brother – Larry Crews, Sr. of Tilden, IL.  Also surviving her are over 100 grandchildren, gr. grandchildren and gr. gr. grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the family.

Visitation: Friends and family will be gathering from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Monday June 13, 2022, at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL.

Funeral: Services will be held at 12 p.m. on Monday June 13, 2022, at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL with Past Adam Losekamp officiating.  Interment will follow at Marissa TWP Cemetery in Marissa, IL.

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL is in charge of arrangements.

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  1. Cathy Hort says:

    Saddened by your loss, may each happy memory bring comfort today and always.

  2. Rita Hubbs Keeling says:

    Your entire family will be in my thoughts and prayers. God bless you all

  3. Jane Jetter says:

    My deepest sympathy and prayers to the Geralds family!

  4. Cathy Sinn Flowers says:

    Oh Clara, and siblings,
    I am so very sorry about your mom’s passing. I was just looking at her pictures on FB the other day and thinking about how blessed you all were that she survived the whole COVID ordeal. May she rest in the arms of Jesus, and May He grant all of you His Peace.

  5. Butch and Rosann Amann says:

    Sincere sympathy to her family in

  6. Laura Lingle says:

    I worked with Marion in the 80’s at Randolph County Nursing home. She was always so sweet . My prayers to your family .

  7. Barbara Wilson/Hand says:

    Was such sweet caring women to work with always had a smile and positive attitude God bless her family and friends

  8. Don and Dorothy Bollmeier says:

    Dear Rhonda,

    We extend our condolences to you and all your family. Losing one’s mother brings a special kind of sadness but hope you find comfort in knowing she is now resting in peace with Our Lord Jesus.

  9. Wende Groves says:

    Clara and family, you are all in my thoughts and prayers! There is a special place in heaven for your momma, Clara! Loved seeing her praise God with her singing just the other day! Hugs to you all!

  10. Terry & Jenna Lambeth says:

    Clara & family, you have our condolences. Clara, l know how much you & your mama enjoyed those visits these past years….what joyous memories!
    She is rejoicing around God’s throne now…what a sight to imagine!
    Glory to the King, Jesus!

  11. Kathy Keller says:

    My condolences to the family. She was such a sweet lady. She will be missed.

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  1. My condolences to the family. She was such a sweet lady. She will be missed.

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  2. Clara & family, you have our condolences. Clara, l know how much you & your mama enjoyed those visits these past years….what joyous memories!
    She is rejoicing around God’s throne now…what a sight to imagine!
    Glory to the King, Jesus!

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  3. Clara and family, you are all in my thoughts and prayers! There is a special place in heaven for your momma, Clara! Loved seeing her praise God with her singing just the other day! Hugs to you all!

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  4. Dear Rhonda,

    We extend our condolences to you and all your family. Losing one’s mother brings a special kind of sadness but hope you find comfort in knowing she is now resting in peace with Our Lord Jesus.

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  5. Was such sweet caring women to work with always had a smile and positive attitude God bless her family and friends

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  6. I worked with Marion in the 80’s at Randolph County Nursing home. She was always so sweet . My prayers to your family .

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  7. Sincere sympathy to her family in

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  8. Oh Clara, and siblings,
    I am so very sorry about your mom’s passing. I was just looking at her pictures on FB the other day and thinking about how blessed you all were that she survived the whole COVID ordeal. May she rest in the arms of Jesus, and May He grant all of you His Peace.

    Reply
    • Clara. You and your family have my condolences and prayers

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  9. My deepest sympathy and prayers to the Geralds family!

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  10. Your entire family will be in my thoughts and prayers. God bless you all

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    • May God bless her soul and rest in peace. I pray that loving memories will bring you (Betty) and your family comfort and strength in this difficult time.

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  11. Saddened by your loss, may each happy memory bring comfort today and always.

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