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Luella McMahan

March 12, 1932 — August 21, 2020

Luella May McMahan, age 88, of Edelstein, passed away on Friday, August 21, 2020 at her home.

Luella was born on March 12, 1932 in Marshall County to William Paul and Edith (Kellogg) Becholt. Her parents preceded her in death as well as her sisters, Rita Neibarger and Gladys Gardener.

Surviving are her children, Margaret Stilwell of Atwood, IL, Michael (Tina) McMahan of Galesburg, IL, Kim (Greg) Murnan of Chillicothe, IL, Frank (Diana) McMahan of Mason City, IL, Richard (Kim) McMahan of Edelstein, IL, Roger (Tammy) McMahan of Lacon, IL and Ellen (Brian) Donsbach of Edelstein, IL; 23 grandchildren and 45 great-grandchildren.

Luella was a waitress and over the years she had worked for both the 88 Club and The Hub in Edelstein as well as Mt Hawley Inn. Luella also drove a school bus for Edelstein and was a rural mail carrier. She was a member of Blue Ridge United Methodist Church, the Red Hat Society, and the Chat-Awhile Club. She enjoyed cooking, crocheting, gardening, quilting and playing cards with her children. She loved spending time her children and her grandchildren.

A graveside service and interment will be on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 11am at Blue Ridge Cemetery in Edelstein. Rev. Randy Shepard will be officiating. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 from 5pm to 7pm at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe. Social distancing will be in effect and face coverings required for the visitation. Memorials may be made to Blue Ridge United Methodist Church.


AUG 26. 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CST)

Weber-Hurd Funeral Home
1107 North Fourth Street
Chillicothe, IL 61523

Graveside Service

AUG 27. 11:00 AM (CST)

Blue Ridge Cemetery
22425 Blue Ridge Road
Edelstein, IL 61526

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