Mrs. Iris Earlene Galloway, age 83, of Benton, passed away at 9:55 p.m. Thursday, May 27, 2021 at the Stonebridge Nursing and Rehab Center of Benton.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at the Leffler Funeral Home with Rev. Harol Whitlock officiating. Burial will be in the Masonic & Odd Fellows Cemetery of Benton. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.
Iris Earlene Galloway was born on February 16, 1938 in Franklin County; the daughter of Sidney Moore and Beatrice (Thomas) Moore. She married Louis Damon Galloway on June 9, 1956 and he preceded her in death on June 23, 2003.
She was a retired self-employed beautician, and she was a member of the Franklin County Home Extension.
Earlene was a member of the West City Church of God.
She enjoyed spending time with family, especially her two grandsons. She also enjoyed quilting and playing cards with her friends.
Surviving is her son Darren Galloway and wife Stephanie of Carterville, IL; two grandsons: Curtis Galloway of Los Angeles, CA, Spencer Galloway of West Frankfort, IL; a brother Terry Moore and wife Sharon of Benton, IL; a sister Phyllis Delaney of Benton, IL; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and a sister Corene Mitchell.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Benton Ministerial Alliance Food Pantry, and will be accepted at the funeral home.
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