A. Louise Peddicord, 85, of Springfield, died at 4:45 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at Lewis Memorial Christian Village. She was born July 25, 1925 in Springerton, Illinois to Roy and Florence Nelson Rister. She married Charles R. Peddicord on April 20, 1946 and he preceded her in death on April 8, 1977. She is also preceded in death by her parents, an infant son and one sister, Glenna Baker.
Surviving are two sons: David (Linda) Peddicord of Charlotte, NC and Steven (Paula) Peddicord of Williamsville; one granddaughter: Heather Tilden; one great-granddaughter: Alexa and several nieces and nephews.
She was a member of Third Presbyterian Church and Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. She has been a resident of Springfield since 1945. She was a homemaker and was also employed as a secretary at Myers Brothers for many years.
Visitation: 8-9 am, Friday, June 3, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 9 am Friday, June 3, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home with Rev. Brent Mitchell officiating. Burial will be in Camp Butler National Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.