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Leta E.  Dravis Lemons

Memorial for Leta E. Dravis Lemons

Born in Minier, Illinois on Mar. 2, 1920
Departed on May 10, 2017 and resided in Peoria, IL.
Visitation: Tuesday, May 16, 2017
12 pm - 1:00 pm
Service: Tuesday, May 16, 2017
1:00 pm
Cemetery: Swan Lake Memory Gardens
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PEORIA – Leta E. Dravis Lemons, 97, of Peoria, formerly of Minier, died at 2:02 p.m., Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at Washington Christian Village in Washington, Ill.

Leta was born on March 2, 1920, in Minier, Ill., to Edward H. and Mamie L. (Sieh) Dravis. She married Thomas N. Lemons on April 30, 1966 in Peoria; he preceded her in death on May 26, 2004.

She is also preceded in death by her parents; her stepson, John E. Lemons; 3 brothers; and 2 sisters.

Leta is survived by her son, Richard (Kathleen) Dravis of Washington, Ill.; her step, daughter, Janice I. (Phillip) Miller of E. Peoria; and her grandsons, Christopher (Regina) Dravis of Washington, and Matthew (Michaelle) Dravis of Tennessee; a sister-in-law, Ruth Dravis of Bloomington; 4 great-grandchildren; 4 great-step grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Leta graduated from Minier High School in Minier, Ill. She loved handicrafts, especially crocheting and sewing. Leta enjoyed putting puzzles together. She worked for Bergner's for many years as a clerk.

A funeral service will take place at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at The Wilton Mortuary in Peoria. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service on Tuesday, May 16, at the mortuary.

Burial will follow at the Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria.

Memorial donations may be made to Washington Christian Village.


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