Lenora A. Steele, 79 of Palmer passed away on Friday, August 28, 2020 at 2:08 p.m. at Taylorville Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Taylorville, IL. She was born on February 9, 1941 in Mt. Auburn, IL the daughter of Earl and Dorothy (Stephens) Montgomery. She married Duane “Biggen” Steele on June 23, 1969 in Alton, IL and he preceded her in death on December 25, 2019. Lenora worked as a seamstress and a homemaker.
She is survived by her Daughters: Gerri (Keith) Conrath of Taylorville, IL; Cathy Lee and Companion Mike Miller of Auburn, IL; Vicki (Ted) Charles of Riverton, IL; Krystal Steele and Companion Steve Lopez of Ft. Walton Beach, FL; Sixteen Grandchildren; twenty-three Great-Grandchildren; Son-in-Law: Wes Streight of Raymond, IL; Brother: Kenneth (Sandy) Montgomery of Taylorville, IL; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, Husband and daughter Lavon Streight.
Graveside service will be held on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Anderson Cemetery in Palmer, IL with Pastor James Jones officiating.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Illinois Chapter 2309 W. White Oaks Drive, Suite E. Springfield, IL 62704.
Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.
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