Oma Lucille Elko, age 67 of Benton, went to be with the Lord and her loving husband on Tuesday, August 24, 2021.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, August 28, 2021, at the Leffler Funeral Home in Benton, with the Rev. Bill Hottensen officiating. Burial will be in the Masonic and Odd Fellows Cemetery of Benton. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.
Lucille was born on July 6, 1954, in Benton, Illinois to Marion and Oma (Jones) Roberts. She married John Elko on November 21, 1973, and were happily married for 47 years.
Lucille enjoyed spending time with her family, her dog Luci, and feeding her squirrels.
She is survived by her son, Kevin Elko, and wife Casey of West Frankfort; her daughter, Amanda, and husband Ben Mikutis of Christopher.
Lucille was the proud mama/grandma of three amazing grandchildren, Logan Elko, Tyson Elko and Fallyn Bradley.
She also leaves behind sisters Jane Stowers and Carolyn McLearin, brother Vernon Roberts, and brother-in-law Lonnie McLearin, along with special nieces and nephews that she loved like her own.
Lucille was preceded in death by her husband, parents, brother, William Roberts and wife Linda, and sister Wanda Frost.
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