Jacksonville Journal Courier, Monday, 2 Jul 1984
Lake, Stella Marie
b. 17 Aug 1915 - Florence, Il.
d. 1 Jul 1984 - Jacksonville, Il. (Hoots Rest Home)
Buried in the Blue Ridge Cemetery, Winchester, Il.
M: Pearl Wesley Lake - 21 Feb 1955 - (no place indicated)
Father: Charles Pressey; Mother was a Gertrude Winningham
Husband preceded in death in 1980.
Survived by two sons: Wayne King, Anaheim, Calif. and Donald King, Jacksonville; and a daughter: Patricia King, Chicago; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild; six brothers: Bud Pressey and Donald Pressey, both of Winchester; Cleo Pressey and Clarence Pressey, both of Milton; Dude Pressey, Florence, and Bill Pressey, Quincy; and two sisters: Sally Bigley of Pittsfield, and Betty Castleberry of Oklahoma.
probably from the Jacksonville Journal Courier
Mrs. Stella LAKE, 68, dies here Sunday
Mrs. Stella Marie LAKE, 68, died Sunday evening, July 1, at the Hoots Rest Home in Jacksonville.
She was born August 17, 1915, in Florence, a daughter of Charles and Gertrude PRESSEY. She married Pearl Wesley LAKE on February 21, 1955; and he died in 1980.
She is survived by two sons, Wayne KING, Anaheim, California, and Donald KING, Jacksonville, and a daughter, Patricia KING, Chicago; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild; six brothers, Bud PRESSEY and Donald PRESSEY, both of Winchester; Cleo PRESSEY and Clarence PRESSEY, both of Milton; Dude PRESSEY, Florence; and Bill PRESSEY, Quincy; and a sister, Sally BIGLEY, Pittsfield.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Coonrod Funeral Home, Winchester, with burial in Blue Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. Tuesday with family meeting friends from 7 to 7:30 p.m.
Submitted by: Rhonda Miller