JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Gladys M. Drennan


Gladys M. DRENNAN, 85, a resident of Nature Trail Nursing Home, died at 2:25 p.m. 
Thursday in the nursing home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at 
the Myers-Baril Chapel with the Rev. Howard FLOTA officiating. Burial will follow 
in Oakwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at 
the funeral chapel.
 
Mrs. DRENNAN was born in Ina August 17, 1898, the daughter of William Daniel and 
Rhoda (HICKS) LIGON. On May 5, 1916, in Jefferson County, she married Felix DRENNAN, 
who preceded her in death.
 
Survivors include three daughters, Ruth WILLIS of Kingston, Tenn., Sue Ann GOODMAN 
of Centralia and Kay JENKINS of Mt. Vernon; 17 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; 
three half brothers, Guy and William LIGON of Ina and Ted LIGON of Seattle; and four 
half sisters, Wilma COOK of West Frankfort, Edith ODLE of Indiana, Marie BOWMAN of 
Seattle and Wanda McLAUGHLIN of Mt. Vernon.
 
Mrs. DRENNAN was a member of the First Free Will Baptist Church. She was preceded in 
death by her parents; two sons, Bob and Bill DRENNAN; two daughters, Elizabeth PEAVLER and 
Mila MATHEWS, and six grandchildren.


Source: Mt. Vernon, IL Register-News
Date: Friday, April 27, 1984
Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta
 

 

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