Mary Alice Tracey, age 91, of Chillicothe, passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2023 at Independence Village in Peoria.
Mary was born on August 25, 1931 in American Fork, Utah to George and Rebecca (Baysinger) Benson. She married the love of her life, Michael L. Tracey on September 7, 1978 in Mahomet, IL.
Surviving are her husband, Michael; her children, Dave (Jan) Kyle of Riverside, CA, Don Kyle of Tallahassee, FL and Sheri Kyle of Chillicothe, IL; her grandson Kalaab (Michelle) Pickering; and two great-grandchildren, Tristan and Grayson Pickering. She was preceded in death by her parents; her grandson, Cornelius Pickering; and her siblings, Georgia Syversten, Betty Boyle, Doris Bolton, Frances Bishop, Charles Benson and Louis Benson.
Mary co-owned a jewelry business, called M & M Jewelry, with her husband. She was a member of the Worldwide Church of God. She loved music, often playing the guitar.
Cremation rites will be accorded and a celebration of her life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the care of Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe.