Darla Renee Mize, age 54, of Madison, IL, passed away on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at her home, with her loving family by her side. Darla was born on May 19, 1964 in St. Louis, MO.
Darla graduated from Forest Park Community College in St. Louis, Missouri, with an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice in 2006. She worked as a security officer at Barnes-Jewish Hospital for over twenty years. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and friends. Darla loved life, she loved to laugh, but most of all she loved her family. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Darla was preceded in death by her mother, Judy Hutchinson; and by her two brothers, Jason and Bradley Hutchinson.
She is survived by her devoted husband, Neal Mize of Madison, IL; son, Dale Dudek of Wood River, IL, father, Jerry Hutchinson of Waltonville, IL; sister, Jeri (Brad) Emerson of St. Louis, MO; step-mother, Susan Long; step-brother, Pecos Long; mother-in-law, Charlotte Mize; brother-in-law, Dennis Mize; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins and many friends.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road, Granite City, IL.
In celebration of her life, funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 11, 2018 at Irwin Chapel, Granite City, IL, with Rev. Eddie Linhart officiating. Interment will be in Sunset Hill Memorial Estates, Glen Carbon, IL.
Memorial donations may be given to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Donations will be accepted at the funeral chapel.
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