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Alice L. Stratton


Alice L. Stratton, 94, of Carlinville, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Feb. 26, 2024, at Carlinville Rehab and Health Care in Carlinville.

Alice was born Oct. 14, 1929, in Bloomington, to Charles F. and Lily E. Wilson.

Alice graduated from Carlinville High School. She married Robert E. Stratton on Oct. 19, 1947, in Carlinville, at the Assembly of God Church.

She loved to sew and collected a variety of Christmas ornaments. She was very active in her online community, always commenting on social media especially Facebook.

Alice loved her church dearly and made sure to stay connected in her church’s prayer chain.

Alice is survived by her son, Donald W. (Lynda) Stratton of Granite City; grandchildren, Jason (Aurelia) Stratton, Tessa (Randy) Bierlein, Rev. Jonathan (Susie) Stratton; great-grandchildren, Andrew Jonathan Stratton, Audrey Brooke Stratton, Alyssa Beth Stratton, Leo Archer Bierlein, Alice Evangeline Stratton, Francis Stratton, Harry Stratton, two nieces and three nephews.

Alice was preceded in death by her parents; sister Lula; husband, Robert E. Stratton; sons, Kenneth E. Stratton, Rev. Richard L. Stratton; brothers, Clifford W. Tipsord, William K Brock, Charles H. Brock, and Donald F. Wilson.

Services were held on Friday, March 1, 2024, at Carlinville First Church, Carlinville. Interment followed in Mayfield Memorial Park Cemetery in the Mausoleum of Valor.

Memorials may be made to Carlinville First Church Building Fund.

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