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CRAB ORCHARD — Margie “Louise” Galloway, 93, passed away peacefully at 12:35 p.m. Sunday, March 11, 2018, in Barnes-Jewish Hospital surrounded by her family.

Margie “Louise” was born July 10, 1924, in Williamson County, the daughter of Finley and Ethel (Ewell) McDonald.

She married Walter Galloway on March 12, 1945, and he preceded her in death Dec. 7, 1984.

She was a homemaker, wife and mother.

She liked to garden, sew, and embroidery. Louise loved being outdoors, camping and fishing was a favorite activity.

She is survived by her two sons, William Darryl Galloway, Kenneth Dale Galloway and one daughter, Ethel Elaine Dunn and husband, Patrick, all of Crab Orchard; six grandchildren, Chreisha Galloway Hill and husband, Damon, of Herrin, Shawn Galloway and wife, Jennifer, Rebecca Galloway Schell, and Brandon Galloway, all of Crab Orchard; Christina Dunn Holmes and husband, Eric, of Creal Springs, and Michelle Dunn Truitt and husband, Jeremy, of Crab Orchard; and 17 great-grandchildren.

Louise was preceded in death by her parents; husband; four brothers, Floyd, Frank, Kenneth and Harold McDonald; three sisters, Hazel Carter, Hallie Byrn, and infant, Pauline McDonald; and daughter-in-law, Vickie Lynn Galloway.

Services will be at noon Thursday, March 15, in Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home, with Eric Holmes officiating. Burial will follow in Ferrell Cemetery, south of Crab Orchard. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of service Thursday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. Envelopes will be available and accepted at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home, 800 N. Market St., Marion, IL 62959.

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