Mary Jane, nee Randle, Lea; 59, of Tilden, IL; born August 22, 1953 in Belleville, IL to Verlin and Violet, nee Berberick, Randle; passed away on Saturday, October 20, 2012 at her home in Tilden.
She married C. Harlon Lea on September 23, 1971. He preceded her in death on June 7, 2011. She is also preceded in death by her parents; her son – Christopher Lea. 2 sisters – Dawn Randle and Jacqueline Ostendorf.
Mary Jane was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Sparta, IL. She worked at Spartan Printing and as a waitress at the White Lantern Restaurant. She devoted many years as a loving stay at home mother.
She is survived by 3 daughters – Amber (Travis) Trail of Marissa, IL; Kelly (Nathan Raban) Lea; of Lenzburg, IL; Jessica (Tony Rooneo) Lea of Tilden, IL. 1 sister – Kay (Nick) Claro. 1 brother – Larry (Rosie) Leonhardt. Granddaughters – Jade; Halie; Krystin; Aubrey; Tessa. Grandsons – Ethan; Christopher; Nathan. She is also survived by brothers and sisters –in-law and many nieces and nephews. Also a special friend and “her partner in crime” Marla Duecker.
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.
Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm and on Thursday, October 25, 2012 from 9:00am to 11:00am.
Funeral: Services will be held at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 11:00am with Rev. Wilbur Franklin officiating.
Interment: Burial will be held at the Tilden Cemetery in Tilden, IL.