Edna Chockley

Edna Louise Chockley, 82, of Browning, formerly of Lincoln, died at 6:57 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2003, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield.

She was born Oct. 2, 1920, in Ripley, the daughter of Fred and Velma Logsdon Clark. She married James Chockley on Oct. 1, 1938, in Louisiana, Mo. He died May 6, 1983.

She also was preceded in death by one granddaughter.

Surviving are two sons, Verne (and Linda) of Lincoln and Danny (and Carol) of Murrayville; one daughter, Linda LeAnn (and Edwin) Miller of Browning, with whom she made her home; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She had worked in Rushville for many years and later was a mental health supervisor for the Department of Mental Health in Jacksonville. She then transferred to the Lincoln Developmental Center, where she worked in the developmental disabilities department. She later retired from the Logan Correctional Facility in 1989 as a corrections officer.

Services were held Saturday at Wood-Roby Funeral Chapel in Rushville with Cliff Parry officiating. Burial was in Ripley Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

From the Peoria Journal Star.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 4/23/2003

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