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Monday, Jan. 26, 2015

Roma Lee Rackley

Thursday, October 17, 2002

Born 3-2-1922 -- Died 10-3-2002

Roma Lee Rackley, 80, of Pontiac, Mo. was born March 2, 1922, in Gatewood, Mo., and passed away Oct. 3, 2002, at Blanchette Care Center in St. Charles, Mo.

Survivors are one daughter, Shirley Schiaffo of Scotch Plains, N.J.; one granddaughter, Angela Emerson of St. Charles, Mo.; one great-granddaughter, Shelby Emerson of St. Charles, Mo.; three sisters, Anna Mae Cullison, Dean Hicks and Mary Jane Roberson and numerous friends and relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William Clayton and Laura Coffman-Clayton; her husband, Norbin "Nub" Rackley; three sisters, Murriel Sipes, Martha Jones and Bessy McGonigal; and one brother, Marshall Clayton.

Graveside services were Oct. 6, at the Bardley Cemetery with Bro. John Lewis Casey officiating. Burial was in he Bardley Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of the Clary Funeral Home of Alton.