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Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 2/11/2008 at 20:07:06

"The Fairfield Ledger", Thursday, February 7, 2008, Page 8

POPLETT, Mary J. -- Mary J. POPLETT, 81, of Dunlap, Ill., died at 11:25 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008, at Proctor Hospital in Peoria, Ill.

A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Prospect United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Mary Kathryn Pearce officiating. Burial will be in Prospect Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the church, as well as one hour prior to the funeral Saturday.

Memorials may be made to the Prospect United Methodist Church music program.

Hammitt-Hott Funeral Home in Princeville, Ill., is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family via www.hammitt-hott.com .

Mrs. POPLETT was born Sept. 23, 1926, in Birmingham, the daughter of Charles L. and Martha H. HOOTMAN MOORE. She married Everett W. POPLETT Oct. 14, 1950, in Fairfield. He died April 22, 1989, in Peoria, Ill.

Mrs. POPLETT was the secretary at Prospect United Methodist Church for 23 years, retiring in 1988. As a member of the church, she was active in the quilting group and sang in the Chancel Choir for many years.

She enjoyed gardening, reading and all types of needlework.

Survivors include two daughters, Martha CONNELLY and husband Jerry of Tremont, Ill., and LuAnn GAISFORD and husband Timothy of Warsaw, Ind., and four grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by one sister, Evelyn PENCE.

Copied with permission from The Fairfield Ledger, Inc.

*Transcribed for genealogy purposes; I am not related to the person(s) mentioned.


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