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Olive "Sally" Marcella Culver, 95, of Dixon, died Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, at Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon, Illinois.
Sally was born Sept. 30, 1921, in Sterling, the daughter of Marshall and Ida (Nash) Parker.
She married Donald A. Culver on April 28, 1945, in Quincy, Illinois. He preceded her in death on Oct. 26, 2001.
Sally is survived by her son, Donald D. (Wakenna) Culver of Edgewood, Kentucky; one daughter, Rose Davis of Amboy; 11 grandchildren, Michael (Becky) Helfrich, Charles (Kathy) Helfrich, Bill (Laura) Helfrich, Dan (Melody) Helfrich, John (Kim) Helfrich, Don (Sally) Helfrich, Glenn (Rachel) Helfrich, Janette (Dave) Kutz, Ron Kemp, Lisa Culver and D. Zack (Gabby) Culver; numerous great grandchildren; several great great grandchildren; and two granddaughters-in-law, Lisa Helfrich and Lynn Helfrich.
Sally was also preceded in death by her parents; two daughters, Barbara Helfrich and Sharon Kemp; two grandsons, Albert Helfrich Jr. and Scott Helfrich; two sons-in-law, Butch Kemp and Albert Helfrich; and 14 brothers and sisters, Louise Parker, Mildred Parker, Chuck Parker, Melvin Parker, Robert Parker, Emily Parker, Mort Parker, Mary Parker, Everett Jones, Elmer Jones, Ernie Jones, Edward Jones, Art Jones and Iva Jones.
Visitation will be from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, at Preston-Schilling Funeral Home, Dixon. Memorial Service will be 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, at Northside Baptist Church, Dixon, with the Rev. Daniel Bentz, pastor, officiating. Burial of cremains will immediately follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Dixon.
Arrangements are being completed by Preston-Schilling Funeral Home, Dixon.
Condolences may be sent to www.prestonschilling.com.
Published on August 25, 2017
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