MARION — Cleta Mae Stapleton, age 91, of Marion, passed away peacefully at 6:42 p.m., Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, in Herrin Hospital in Herrin.
She was born, Sept. 25, 1928, in Hurst, Illinois, the daughter of Ralph Clarence and Beulah Mae (Holland) Dryden.
Cleta was united in marriage to Harry Lee Stapleton, Sept. 1, 1950, in Marion, and together they shared over sixty years of marriage until his death on Dec. 18, 2010.
Arrangements for Cleta Mae Stapleton have been entrusted to the Wilson-McReynolds Funeral Home, 900 N. Court Street, of Marion, Illinois.
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A time of visitation for family and friends will be from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 4, at the funeral home.
Following the time of visitation the funeral service will be at 1 p.m. with Rev. Roy Pepmiller presiding.
Interment will follow next to her husband in Maplewood Cemetery of Marion.
For additional information or to leave an online condolence or memory, please visit our website at www.wilsonmcreynolds.com or call 618-993-2131