Rella I. Salmons
Rella I. Salmons age 103, of 639 York Street in Quincy died on Friday, October 14, 2016 at 6:20 a.m. in Blessing Hospital, Quincy, IL. Rella was born July 27, 1913 in Shelbyville, IL a daughter of Calvin and Otie (Severe) Howe. She married Clarence J. Salmons in October of 1938, and he preceded her in death.
Rella was of the Methodist faith. She was a talented quilter, embroiderer and also liked crocheting. Rella loved playing Bingo and cards, especially the game "Skip-Bo".
Survivors include her children,
Gene Salmons and his wife Neveta of Liberty, IL; Garroll Salmons and his wife Norma of Aberdeen, SD; and Barbara McDowell and her husband Richard of Florissant, MO; Her sister, Fleta Griffith of Decatur, IL;
Grandchildren, Cheryl (Larry) Vogler; Jerry (Bobbi) Salmons all of Quincy; Barry Dykes of Racine, WI; Brad Dykes and Brian Salmons both of Spokane Valley, WA; Desi (Aaron) Salmons-Midgett of Laramie, WY; Geanne (Ed) Maschler of Olathe, KS; Eric (Christy) McDowell; David (Cristal) McDowell all of Florissant, MO; Jameson (April) Tallyn and Steven Tallyn both of St. Louis, MO; and Sara (Nick) Endejan, of St. Louis.
Great-Grandchildren: Andy and Katie Vogler; Austin and Heather Salmons; Kathryn Midgett; Matthew Dykes; Trisha Hanks; Alex and Alissa McDowell; and James McDowell and Evelyn G. Tallyn. Nieces and nephews also survive.
Rella was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, two daughters Julia Salmons and Evelyn Tallyn, one brother; Carl, and five sisters; Vera, Bertha, Leta, Doris, and Edith.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 17, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Clagget Funeral Home, in Brownstown, IL followed by interment in Liberty Church Cemetery in Sefton, IL. Visitation will be Monday, October 17, 2016 from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. in the Clagget Funeral Home, Brownstown, IL. Memorials are suggested to the Quincy Senior Center Activities Fund, 639 York Street Quincy, IL 62301.
Local arrangements are with the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home.