Leota Hale

Friday, October 18, 2002

Leota Eugenia Hale, 82, of Pekin, Ill., died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2002, at Pekin Hospital.

She was born Dec. 6, 1919, in McClure, Ill., daughter of John and Lena Jane Mainer Colyer. She and C. Lowell Hale were married Jan. 1, 1950, in Tamms, Ill.

She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church in Pekin.

Survivors include her husband; three daughters, Kay Brown of Fernley, Nev., Myra Quisenberry of Marquette Heights, Ill., Gayla Long of Green Valley, Ill.; a son, Tony Hale of Fern Park, Fla.; a brother, Clyde Colyer of Thebes, Ill.; three sisters, Lena Hill and JoAnn Toler of Cape Girardeau, Reva Kaufman of Pekin; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and four stepgrandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother and three sisters.

Friends may call at Woolsey Funeral Home in Pekin from 6 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Dr. Timothy Najpaver will officiate. Burial will be in Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin.