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Jeanette M. Tongate


Jeanette M. Tongate, 79, of Roodhouse, passed away Thursday morning, Jan. 26, 2023,  at her residence in Roodhouse.

Jeanette was born Sept. 2, 1943, in Havana, a daughter of Loren and Lutha Mae (Close) Turner.

She retired from the Chesterfield Tavern as a bartender.

Jeanette loved her cats and enjoyed their company.

Jeanette is survived by her son, Raymond Turner (significant other Patricia Sue Stevens) of Roodhouse; daughter, Nancy Ribble of Jacksonville; brothers, John L. (Kay) Turner of Bluffs, Ernest (Barb) Turner, of Palmyra; sisters, Patty Kuhlman, of Havana, Rosie Gibbs of Modesto, as well as several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Jeanette was preceded in death by her parents;  her companion, Earl Meisenheimer; her sisters, Laura Faye Troutman and Vivian Kuhn.

Graveside Services were conducted at Monday, Jan. 30, 2023 at  Bethel Cemetery rural Greenfield.

Memorials may be made to the family.

Visit to leave condolences or light a candle in her memory.

Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Carlinville, is in charge of arrangements.