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Marie O'Neal

September 11, 1938 — November 15, 2023


Marie O’Neal, age 85, of Ridgway, Illinois passed away on November, 15, 2023 at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. She was born on September 11, 1938 to Al and Essie (Pilkinton) Millikan in Lambtown, Hardin County, Illinois. Marie married William A. O’Neal on January of 1957, he preceded her in death. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Ridgway, IL. Marie loved to scrapbook, and visiting with her friends. She was a sports fan especially the Gallatin County Hawks. Marie loved her grandchildren whether it was buying clothes or just spending time together. She was retired but had worked at several grocery stores, lastly as a clerk at the Food Park Marie is survived by her daughter, Barbara and Rick Hunt of Ridgway; three grandchildren, Nicholas (Jaclyn) Hunt, Jared (Ashley) Hunt, Jesse O’Neal; six great grandchildren, Claire Hunt, Caroline Hunt, Cora Hunt, Carson Hunt, Avery Hunt, Harper Hunt; one sister, Wilma Hoimer, of Cave-In-Rock, IL. In addition to her parents, and husband, she was preceded in death by two sons, Frank O’Neal, William Jeffrey O’Neal; six brothers, and two sisters. Funeral service will be 11:00 am on Monday November 20, 2023 at Cox and Son Funeral Home in Ridgway, IL. Scott Luckett will conduct the service. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2-5pm on Sunday November 19, 2023 and from 9:00 am until time of service at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Nick Hunt, Jared Hunt, Jesse O’Neal, Michael Dunk, Stephen Dunk, Chris Dunk.

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