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Geraldine Margaret Pease


Friday, February 26, 2016 from 1 p.m. until service time at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia.


Friday, February 26, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel.
: Rev. Bob Hoehn.
Music: selected favorite songs.

Geraldine Margaret (Waters) Pease passed away at 5:50 a.m. on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at the Moore-Pike Nursing Home in Bowling Green. She was a life-long Farber/Vandalia area resident. Geraldine grew and attended schools in the New London area. After her marriage to John Raymond Pease, she worked for over 19 years as a press operator at the Bobbie Brooks Garment Factory. Geraldine was an active member the First Baptist Church in Vandalia until she became a resident at Moore-Pike over 20 years ago. In years past, she enjoyed gardening, sewing and baking. More recently, she was active in the senior events at the nursing home and enjoyed working crossword puzzles and listening to gospel music.

Born: December 11, 1924 in New London, Missouri the daughter of Edwin Keithley and Ellen Clide (Huntsman) Waters.

Married: John Raymond Pease on October 30, 1953 in Hannibal; he preceded her in death on November 18, 1989.

Survivors include: two sons: James R. and wife, Cheryl Pease of Cedar Hill, Missouri and Kenny L. Pease and special friend, Lori Meyers of O'Fallon; also survived by seven grandchildren: Zach Pease and Jeff Pease of Highland, Illinois; Cody Pease and John Pease of Lake St. Louis; Kyle Stafford of Hillboro; Kirk Stafford and Kara Stafford of Asheville, Alabama; survived by three-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by: parents; husband, John Raymond; one brother, Woodrow W. Waters; one sister, V. Inez Anderson; one daughter-in-law, Joyce Marie Pease.

Memorials are encouraged to the American Diabetes Association

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