Mary Eddleman, age 80, of Granite City, IL, passed away on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at Gateway Regional Medical Center, Granite City, IL. Mary was born on June 5, 1937 in Benton County, TN, a daughter of the late Raymond and Annie (Monday) Tubbs.
On September 12, 1953, Mary Tubbs married Glenn R. “Gabby” Eddleman, the love of her life. Glenn passed away on December 23, 1997. Mary and Glenn owned and operated Gabby’s Bar & Grill in Granite City, IL for many years. Mary 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.
In addition to her parents and husband, Mary was preceded in death by one son, Terry Glenn Eddleman; one brother, Robert Tubbs and by her two sisters, Valie Marie Williams and Betty Haygood.
She is survived by her loving children, Sharon Eddleman Renton (Ed) of New Orleans, LA; Susan Eddleman of Granite City, IL; Mary Ann Millas (Nick) of Granite City, IL; Mark Eddleman (Tracey) of Granite City, IL and Robert Eddleman (Kim) of Granite City, IL; three brothers, Parker, Roger and Daniel Tubbs; proud grandmother to six grandchildren and one great-granddaughter; many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Memorial visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road, Granite City, IL.
In celebration of her life, a memorial service will follow at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral chapel.
Memorial donations may be given to American Heart Association.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.irwinchapel.com.
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