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In Memory of

O. Madge Allison

January 29, 1931 - November 24, 2016

Obituary


O. Madge Allison, age 85, of East Peoria, passed away Thursday, November 24, 2016 at 7:00 pm at Washington Christian Village, Washington, Illinois. She was born January 29, 1931 in Galesburg to Hugh and Mary (Davis) Terpening.

She first married John Groom and later married Charles Allison on January 28, 1972 in Las Vegas, NV. He passed away June 2008 in Florida. She was also preceded in death by her parents, her step-mother Carol Stephens (who helped raise her), and one brother, Eugene Terpening.

Survivors include three children: William Groom of East...

O. Madge Allison, age 85, of East Peoria, passed away Thursday, November 24, 2016 at 7:00 pm at Washington Christian Village, Washington, Illinois. She was born January 29, 1931 in Galesburg to Hugh and Mary (Davis) Terpening.

She first married John Groom and later married Charles Allison on January 28, 1972 in Las Vegas, NV. He passed away June 2008 in Florida. She was also preceded in death by her parents, her step-mother Carol Stephens (who helped raise her), and one brother, Eugene Terpening.

Survivors include three children: William Groom of East Peoria; Barbara Carr of Washington; Kenneth Groom of Denver, CO; two grandchildren: Sara Broyles of Pekin, Ben (Yvonne) Broyles of Washington; two great-grandchildren: Allison and Logan Broyles of Washington; and three sisters: Sue Chamberlain of Knoxville, Clara (Gary) Hornbaker or Arkansas, and Judy (Galen) Angelo of New Mexico.

Madge worked as an Administrative Assistant in the Maintenance Department at District. 150 for several years, retiring in 1993.

Visitation will be Monday, November 28, 2016 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the Remmert Funeral Home in East Peoria. Funeral services will be Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 10:00 at the funeral home. Rev. Steve Weber will officiate.

Burial will be in Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Midwest Affiliate.

Please view Madge's obituary online at www.RemmertFuneralHome.com.