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Cecelia Martha Pulliam

July 29, 1926 - January 9, 2020

Cecelia Martha Pulliam, 93, of Springfield died at 11:05 pm, Thursday, January 9, 2020 at St. John’s Hospital. She was born on July 29, 1926 in Mowequa, IL to Charles W. and Lulu (Wicklein) Ambers. She married Hillis R. Pulliam April 2, 1955 and he preceded her in death on February 3, 2007.

She is survived by several nieces and nephews, including, Anita Napier, Charles Philip “Phil” Ambers, Leland Tippett, John Tippett, Mary D. Linnemeyer, Nancy Hyde, Diana Gelber and Kenneth Pulliam.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Charles T. Ambers and two sisters, Elizabeth Frazee and Esther Mae Campbell.

Martha was a member of Laurel United Methodist Church. She enjoyed fishing and travelling with her husband. She was an avid reader and enjoyed watching the St. Louis Cardinals and University of Illinois Basketball games.

She worked as a beautician for many years.

Memorial Gathering: 10:00 – 11:00 am, Saturday, January 25, 2020 at Laurel United Methodist Church.

Memorial Service: 11:00 am, Saturday, January 25, 2020 at Laurel United Methodist Church with Reverend Kent Lolling officiating.

A private burial will be at Oak Ridge Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Laurel United Methodist Church or the Animal Protective League.

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Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, January 25, 2020

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Laurel United Methodist Church

Address:

631 S Grand Ave W
Springfield, IL 62704

(217) 525-1866 Map


Service Information

Date: Saturday, January 25, 2020

Time: 11:00 am

Laurel United Methodist Church

Address:

631 S Grand Ave W
Springfield, IL 62704

(217) 525-1866 Map


Cemetery Information


Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to Laurel United Methodist Church or the Animal Protective League.


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