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Gwendolyn Sue McGill

September 17, 1950 ~ November 1, 2021 (age 71)

Obituary

Mrs. Gwendolyn Sue McGill, age 71, of Benton, passed away at 2:31 p.m. Monday, November 1, 2021, at SIH Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, November 4, 2021, at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton, with Rev. Mark Minor officiating.. Burial will follow in the Masonic and Odd Fellows Cemetery of Benton. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Thursday at the Leffler Funeral Home.

Sue was born on September 17, 1950, in Benton, the daughter of Homer Spain and Anna (Harold) Spain. She married Gary Edward McGill on May 7, 1993, and he survives.

She worked as a laundry aide at the Franklin Hospital of Benton; and was a member of the Eakin Grove Free Will Baptist Church.

Sue enjoyed decorating her home, cooking, and working crossword puzzles.

Surviving is her loving husband of 28 years, Gary E. McGill of Benton; two sons: George Pulliam and wife Lisa of Mt. Vernon, KY, Randy Pulliam of Benton; two step-children: Bryan McGill and wife Melinda of Ewing, Cindy Ward and husband Darren of New Berlin, IL; seven grandchildren: Misty Sullivan, Nora Pulliam, John Pulliam and wife Kaitlynn, Jacob Norris, Murphy Ward, Lenox Ward and Rogan Ward; four great-grandchildren; siblings: Helen and husband George “Itchy” Davis of Benton, Linda Taylor of Junction, IL, Charles Spain of Benton, Louise and husband Alan Minton of Christopher; several nieces and nephews.

 She was preceded in death by her parents; a son John Pulliam; four brothers: Kenneth Lavern Spain, Paul Eugene Spain, Robert Lee “Butch” Spain; a sister Gladys Louise Spain; and two fur babies: Zelda Mae and Foxy.

 Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society and will be accepted at the funeral home.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
November 4, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Leffler Funeral Home
401 East Main Street
Benton, IL 62812

Funeral Service
Thursday
November 4, 2021

1:00 PM
Leffler Funeral Home
401 East Main Street
Benton, IL 62812

Committal
Thursday
November 4, 2021

2:00 PM
Masonic and Odd Fellows Cemetery
12474 Oddfellow Lane
Benton, IL 62812

Donations

American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345
Web: http://www.cancer.org/

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