GRACE A. (Renner) FOY
Mrs. Grace A. Foy, 88, Walnut, died Thursday
afternoon in Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton. Funeral services for Mrs.
Foy will be Saturday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. at the Allen-Garland Funeral
Home in Walnut, with Rev. Gene Gebhardt, pastor of the First Christian
Church of Walnut, officiating. Burial will be in Tampico Memorial
Cemetery in Tampico. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday
evening from 7-9 p.m. A memorial has been established to the Walnut Manor
Nursing home and the Gateway Center in Princeton.
Mrs. Foy was born on April 19, 1892 in Bureau
County, the daughter of Morgan and Rebecca Nelson Renner. She was united in
marriage to Earl Foy on March 6, 1913 in Tampico. He preceded her in death.
She was a member of the Hamilton Club of Walnut.
Survivors include one son, John H. Foy, Rt. 1,
Walnut; one granddaughter; two step-granddaughters; six step-great
granddaughters; two sisters, Mrs. Esther Dow of East Moline and Mrs. George
(Sarah) Hansen of Tampico; one brother, Jim Renner of Carlton, Minn.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her
husband, two sons, two half sisters, and three half brothers.
(The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls,
Illinois, January 23, 1981 - Friday, pg A8, submitted by Melva L. Taylor)