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Martha B. Allison

November 23, 1905 - June 30, 2008

SPRINGFIELD – Martha Blanche Allison, 102, of Springfield died at 4:25 a.m. Monday, June 30, 2008, at Regency Nursing Care Residence.

She was born Nov. 23, 1905, near Middletown, the daughter of Alexander and Leonora Jacobs Allison.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, James J. and William Alexander; and four sisters, Mildred Anderson, Gladys A. Perce, Nellie Anderson, and Hazel G. Allison.

She is survived by two nieces, Rosalie Perce Grigsby of Springfield and Peggy (husband, Thomas) Williamson of Pleasant Plains, as well as several other nieces and nephews.

She was a resident of Springfield for most of her life. She retired from Sangamo Electric in 1968 after 43 years of service. She was a member of the Sangamo Retiree Club.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, 2008, at Staab Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 9, 2008, at the funeral home with Thomas Williamson officiating. Burial will be at Irish Grove Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Rock Creek Presbyterian Church.

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