Marcella McCommons

Thursday, January 17, 2008

DONGOLA, Ill. -- Marcella McCommons, 73, of rural Dongola died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008, at her home.

She was born June 10, 1934, daughter of William and Myrtle Scronce Dillow. She and George McCommons were married May 5, 1951, in Piggott, Ark.

Survivors include her husband; a son, Carroll McCommons of Dongola; two daughters, Brenda Cooley of Dongola, Diane Kraatz of Jonesboro, Ill.; two brothers, Jim Dillow of Shannon, Ill., Gary Dillow of Olive Branch, Ill.; four sisters,: Lula Tripp and Shirley Simmerman of Dongola, Joyce Poole and Pat Webb of Anna; eight grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Joe Aldridge officiating. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery.