Jennie L. Braden

January 15, 1931 ~ April 25, 2022 (age 91)


Mrs. Jennie Braden, age 91, of Benton; passed away at 4:25 a.m. Monday, April 25, 2022, at the Stonebridge Nursing and Rehab Center of Benton.

Graveside Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 13, 2022, at the Masonic & Odd Fellows Cemetery of Benton, with Rev. Mark Minor officiating.  Family and friends are asked to go directly to the cemetery.  

Cremation arrangements are through the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.

Jennie was born on January 15,1931 in Benton, Illinois; the daughter of William C. Craddock and Goldie M. (Baines) Craddock.  She married Guy H. Braden in September 1972, and he preceded her in death on September 2, 1990.

She was a member of Whittington Church, where she enjoyed worshipping her Lord.

Jennie formerly worked with General Electric, and later enjoyed being a childcare provider for Bob and Brenda Rea’s daughters Hillary and Scarlett.

She enjoyed reading books until she acquired macular degeneration, from this point on she enjoyed audio books. She also enjoyed attending church events, and spending time with family and friends.

Surviving is her loving son Nathan Larrabee and wife Janet of Corpus Christi, Texas; two step-daughters: Barb Vanosdal & husband John of Sterling, Illinois, Bonnie Uber of Indianapolis, Indiana; seven grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and twelve brothers and sisters.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Benton Ministerial Alliance; and will be accepted at the funeral home.

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Graveside Service
June 13, 2022

10:30 AM
Masonic and Odd Fellows Cemetery
12474 Oddfellow Lane
Benton, IL 62812
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