Audrey Kirksey Obituary

Audrey Dean Kirksey
Audrey Dean Kirksey

April 25, 1922 - May 22, 2019
Born in Greene County, Illinois
Resided in Granite City, Illinois
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Audrey Dean Kirksey, 97, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 12:35 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at Fountainview Manor in Granite City, Illinois.

She was born April 25, 1922 in Greene County, Illinois, a daughter of the late Forrest and Ruby L. (Wilkinson) Rutledge.

She had retired from Union Starch after many years of service in the lab.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John L. Kirksey in 1991; her parents, a brother, Paul Rutledge and two sisters, June Blevins and Lois Shankel.

She is survived by nieces; nephews; great nieces; great nephews and other extended family.

In celebration of her life, a graveside service will be held at Valley View Cemetery in Edwardsville at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, 2019 with Reverend Greg Dickerman officiating.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.




Graveside Service
Valley View Cemetery
1564 Lewis Road
Edwardsville, Illinois 62025
Saturday, May 25, 2019


St. Jude Children's Hospital
591 Glen Crossing Road | Glen Carbon, IL 62034 | Phone: 618-288-9500
3960 Maryville Road | Granite City, IL 62040 | Phone: 618-931-8000
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