MARION — Barbara M. Ollis, 92, of Belleville, formerly of Marion, passed away Jan. 2, 2019, in Memorial Hospital, Belleville.

She was born Feb. 2, 1926, in Carterville.

She was united in marriage to Wendell Ollis on Nov. 25, 1944.

Barbara was a member of First Baptist Church in Marion.

She was employed as a bookkeeper at the Lake of Egypt Water Company and Kimmel Auto Parts.

Surviving are daughter, Margaret (Gary) Dunaway; son, Terry (Lynn) Ollis; four grandchildren, Kevin Dunaway, Michael Dunaway, Ryan Ollis, Jeremy Ollis; stepgranddaughter, Mary Kish; five great-grandchildren, Jake Dunaway, Ally Dunaway, Timmy Kish, Lili Kish and Kane Ollis; sister, Betty (PL) Montgomery; along with other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by father, Louie McGee; mother, Ella Armstrong; husband, Wendell Ollis; and sister, Dorothy Barter.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 5, at Blue Funeral Home, Marion. Services will be at noon Saturday at the funeral home, with Dr. Bob Dickerson officiating. Private burial will follow in McKinney Chapel Cemetery.

In lieu of customary remembrances, the family requests with gratitude that memorial contributions be directed to First Baptist Church of Marion.

For more information, visit www.leesmanfuneralhome.com. Leesman Funeral Home, in Millstadt, handled the arrangements.

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