GAYS -- Jeanne M. Escue, 74, of Sullivan, formerly of Peoria, died at 2:00 PM on October 15, 2017 at Mason Point in Sullivan.
Jeanne was born August 13, 1943 in Chicago to Willard and Elva (Bundy) Hayes.
Jeanne’s survivors include 1 son Lance (Jean) Escue of Washington; 1 daughter Deborah (Scott) Partin of Collierville, TN; 6 grandchildren Grant (Tara), Marshall and Michelle Escue, Kayla Hennessey, Zachary and Grace Partin; and her beloved dog Tank.
Jeanne was a Peoria Central High School class of 1961 graduate. She worked for ten years as a security officer at Illinois Central College. She then worked for twenty years as a sales manager for Walt Disney Travel Co., retiring in 2005. Her last place of employment was Wood Insurance. Jeanne enjoyed gardening. She was an active member of Smyser Christian Church in Gays, IL.
Memorial service will be on Friday October 20 at 10 AM at Smyser Christian Church, and family will receive friends at the church one-hour prior. Pastor Dan Fultz will officiate. Graveside service will be at 3:00 PM at Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria.
Memorials may be made to Smyser Christian Church.
Gary Deiters Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be left at GaryDeitersFuneralHome.com.