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Darlene Conlee


Darlene Conlee, 74, of Gillespie, passed away at St. John’s Hospital, Springfield, on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022 at 10:45 a.m.

She was born Aug. 23, 1948, in Litchfield, to Edward Price and Geneva Wilkerson Price.

She was a homemaker.  She enjoyed family, shopping and dancing.

She is survived by her sons, Roy (Fiancée, Jean) Conlee of Benld, Charles (Melissa) Conlee of Caulfield, MO, Timothy Conlee of Mulberry; brothers, William Price, Edward Price, Milo Price; sisters, Judy Conlee, Terri Cook; 15 grandchildren; 35 great grandchildren.

Darlene was preceded in death by her parents and spouse.

Services were held on Tuesday, October 4, 2022 at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie.

Burial was at Prairie Lawn Cemetery, Carlinville.

Memorials are suggested to  St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, is in charge of the arrangements.