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Obituary - Greathouse, Alma

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  • Title Obituary - Greathouse, Alma 
    Short Title Obituary - Greathouse, Alma 
    Author Staff Writer 
    Publisher Streator Times-Press News / 2006-12-28 
    Repository Online with URL in Source 
    Source ID S330 
    Text At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld. 
    Linked to P.J. Greathouse 

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    • Alma Corrine Greathouse 1923-2006
      12/27/2006, 11:00 pm

      STREATOR - Alma Corrine Greathouse, 83, of Streator, died Wednesday morning, Dec. 27, at her home.

      Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Hagi Funeral Home in Streator with the Rev. Mark Upchurch officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery in Streator. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

      Mrs. Greathouse was born May 13, 1923, in Cedar Point, to Edward and Katherine (Rodgers) Gallup. She married Paul Greathouse on Nov. 22, 1941, in McNabb. He died April 23, 1978.

      She had been employed at Owens-Illinois Glass Company in Streator for 30 years, retiring in 1983.

      She is survived by two daughters, Sandy (Ed) Beavers and Paula (Ed) Wheeler, both of Streator; two sons, Fred (Marge) Greathouse of Streator and Jim (Shirley) Greathouse of Harvest, Ala.; nine grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.

      She was preceded in death by four brothers, Jim, Ernie, Henry and Walter Gallup; three sisters, Grace Paton, Alice Brown and Harriet Hack; and her companion, Jim Keller.

      Pallbearers will be Johnny Kennedy, Matt and Bill Davis, Ed Beavers Jr., Jim and Randy Sullivan and Steve Greathouse.

      Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society or the donor's choice.