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Nellie Jean McMichael

August 26, 1941 September 23, 2019
Nellie  Jean McMichael
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Obituary for Nellie Jean McMichael

PEORIA – Nellie Jean McMichael, 78, of Peoria, IL died peacefully on Monday, September 23, 2019 at her residence. She was born on August 26, 1941 in Thomasville, MO to Jessie and Juanita Pate Davis. Nellie married John R. McMichael on December 24, 1980 in Peoria.

She is survived by a son, Dennis (Tina) McMichael of New Tazewell, TN, two daughters, Colleen (Rick) Destree of Blairsville, GA and Lynn Madsen of Peoria, IL, six grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by a brother, Herman (Audry) Davis, sister, Etta Dowds, and several nieces and nephews. Nellie is preceded in death by her husband, John, brothers, Jack and Don Davis, brother-in-law, Jim Dowds, and sister-in-law, Mary Davis.

Nellie loved her life, her family, and her pets. She volunteered at Methodist Medical Center for several years. She enjoyed painting, bowling, traveling, and spending time with her friends.

A visitation for Nellie will be Friday, September 27, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at The Wilton Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to PCAPS, 2600 NE Perry Ave, Peoria, IL 61603.

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4:00 PM 9/27/2019 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 9/27/2019 6:00:00 PM
The Wilton Mortuary

2101 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603

The Wilton Mortuary
2101 N. Knoxville Ave. Peoria 61603 IL
United States

Cemetery Details


Galesburg Memorial Park Final Resting Place

2368 W. Main St.
Galesburg, IL 61401

2368 W. Main St. Galesburg 61401 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution


2600 NE Perry Avenue
Peoria, IL 61603

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