Fleeta Tracy, 94, of Route #1, Bluford, and late of
Mt. Vernon Care Center, died at 7:45 p.m. September 17, 1991
in Good Samaritan Regional Health Center.
Mrs.Tracey was born January 10, 1897, in Farrington Township,
a daughter of George and Carrie (Bond) Holloway.
March 10, 1914 she married Ben McConnaughhay who died in
November of 1921. In 1924 she married Dave Tracey who died
March 8, 1937.
Services were held at Nason Free Will Baptist Church with the
Rev. Geraldine Lewis officiating. Burial followed in Abner
Cemetery in Nason. Johnson Funeral Home of Mt. Vernon was in
charge of the services.
She is survived by three sons, Dwight McConnaughhay of
Colorado Springs, Colorado, George Tracey of Genoa, Bill Tracey
of Mt. Vernon; five daughters, Marie Ashley of Palatine,
Mary Moss of Belvidere, Freda Houtz of Mt. Vernon, Betty
Woodworth and Louise Thomas both of Bluford; one sister
Violet Gilbert of Rochelle; 27 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren;
Mrs.Tracey belonged to Nason Free Will Baptist Church, where she
was the oldest member.
In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by her
parents, one daughter, six bothers, one sister and
Submitted by: Theresa Kingsley