Jeanne O'Daniell, 74, of Woodlawn, died at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug.
11, 2004, in St. John's Hospital in Springfield. Services will be held
at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14, at the Woodlawn Baptist Church, with the
Rev. Roger Lipe officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Vernon Memorial
Gardens. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, to the Hughey
Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, and from noon until the time of services
on Saturday to the Woodlawn Baptist Church.
She was born Feb. 18, 1930, in Rend City, the daughter of Lester and Mabel
May (Dugger) Gilbreath. She married Prentis T O'Daniell on June 28, 1947,
in Piggott, Ark., who survives. Mrs. O'Daniell retired from Southern Illinois
Clinic after working a number of years as a receptionist.
Survivors include her husband, Prentis T. O'Daniell of Woodlawn; a son,
Ron O'Daniell and wife, Peg, of Woodlawn; a daughter, Cheryl Hall and husband,
Bob, of Elkville; four grandchildren, Brent O'Daniell and wife, Stacie, of
Nashville, Brett O'Daniell and wife, Megan, of Maryland Heights, Mo., Bryan Hall
and wife, Alicia, of Woodlawn, and Tracy Ritter and husband, Aaron, of Austin;
four great-grandchildren, Lauren O'Daniell of Nashville, Brendan O'Daniell
of Nashville, Blair Hall of Woodlawn, and Ethan Hall of Woodlawn; three
sisters, Sylvia Gipson of Benton, Doris Galloway and husband, William, of
Benton, and Lula Belle Kirkpatrick of Marion; and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents, including stepmother Mabel Montgomery who raised Jeanne,
preceded her in death.
Mrs. O'Daniell was a member of Woodlawn Baptist Church and was currently serving
as Sunday school secretary. She loved spending time with her great-grandchildren
and loved needlepoint and quilting. Her family was her world.
For those who wish, memorials may be made to Family Life Center Building Fund of
Woodlawn Baptist Church and will be accepted at the funeral home or may be mailed
to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864.
Date: August 12, 2004
Source: Benton Evening News
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman