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Description: Obituary of Galloway, Everette L.

Date: May 21 2008

Newspaper published in: Pittsfield

Page/Column: A7 / 1

Everette L. Galloway, 89, of Pleasant Hill died Monday, May 12, 2008, in Illini Community Hospital, Pittsfield.
Everette was born July 20, 1918, in Pleasant Hill, a son of Clarence and Laura Ewers Galloway. He married Joanne E. Day on May 4, 1948, in Montclair, N.J. She survives. He was a graduate of Pleasant Hill High School and an Army veterans of World War II serving in England and France. He was employed by the former Citizens Bank in Pleasant Hill as assistant cashier for many years and also owned and operated E.L. Galloway Insurance Agency in Pleasant Hill. Everette had also served as a board member for the Pleasant Hill School Unit District No. 3, the Pleasant Hill Park Board and Crescent Heights Cemetery Association. He enjoyed woodworking, fishing, camping and outdoor activities.
Survivors include his wife, Joanna Galloway of Pleasant Hill; five children, Linda E. Galloway of Kenai, Alaska, Susan L. (DeWayne) Yeater of Quincy, David W. (Carol) Galloway of Centennial, Colo., Michael J. Galloway of Springfield and Diana L. (Michael) Hankins of Port Byron; four grandchildren, Nathan and Scott Galloway, Kara (Joe) Smith and Christine (Nicholas) Keller; and three great-grandchildren, Madeleine Albright, Caleb Bunte and Emma Keller. He was preceded in death by a brother, Arsa G. Galloway; and a sister, Thelma Barton.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 16 graveside in Crescent Heights Cemetery in Pleasant Hill, conducted by Brother Don Hannel. There was no visitation, but friends were invited to the graveside services. Memorials were held at Fairfield Library, Pleasant Hill Arrangements were handled by Lummis Funeral Home, Pleasant Hill.

Submitted: 05/22/08

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