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Margaret Ann Armes

February 4, 1942 ~ February 10, 2022 (age 80)


Mrs. Margaret Ann Armes, age 80, of Benton, passed away at 2:10 a.m. Thursday, February 10, 2022, at her home.

Margaret’s wishes were to be cremated.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a future date.

Cremation arrangements are through the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.

Margaret Ann Armes was born on February 4, 1942, in Franklin County, Illinois, the daughter of John Mutchek and Margaret (Palansek) Mutchek.

She formerly worked as a housekeeper and in lawn care.

Mrs. Armes enjoyed fishing, playing softball where she was a pitcher. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with family, especially her grandchildren.

Margaret was a member of the First Christian Church of West Frankfort, IL.

Surviving is a son Tony Armes and wife Amanda of Washington, IN; fourteen grandchildren; twenty-three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter Rose Mary Millikan (February 3, 2022); a granddaughter Ashley Dawn Armes; seven brothers: John Mutchek, Sam Mutchek, Bill Mutchek, Ed Mutchek, Charles Mutchek, Tom Mutchek, Jack Mutchek; a sister Shirley Short.

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