Lura Wolfe, 91, of Mt. Vernon, died at 2:15 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, at Countryside Residential Living Center in Mt. Vernon.
She was born Sept. 23, 1922, in Mt. Vernon, the daughter of Wilford and Nancy C. (Ingram) Cheatham. She married Hal L. Wolfe on Sept. 20, 1946, in Mt. Vernon, and he preceded her in death on June 1, 2007.
She is survived by a son, Bruce Wolfe and wife Glenda of The Villages, Fla.; two daughters, Nancy Jones and husband Steve of Mt. Vernon and Sue Ellen Stapp and husband Dub of League City, Texas; seven grandchildren, Jeremy Jones and wife Paula, Jerrod Jones and wife Kathy, Charles B. Wolfe and wife Tanna, Todd A. Wolfe and wife Kimberly, Taylor Lauren Stapp, Heather Lockhardt and husband Steve and Charidy Kyslinger and husband Robert; 14 great-grandchildren, Savanna and Ethan Wolfe, Elizabeth, Emmalee, Hayden, Kaleb, Katelyn, Javen and Cade Jones, Ava Lockhardt, Adison and Braden Kyslinger, and Kylee and Tatum Lockhardt; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two brothers, Ezra and Ivan Cheatham; sister, Josephine Phoenix; and one grandson, Jason Jones.
Laura was administrator for the Mt. Vernon Branch Insurance Arbitration and was a member of Central Christian Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with Mr. J. Howard Kraps officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn.
Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the service time Saturday at the Hughey Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Central Christian Church Building Fund and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, PO Box 721, Mt. Vernon, Il., 62864.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfuneralhome1969.com for further information or to send condolences.