ROCKFORD, Ill. - Elsie V. Love, 85, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died at 1:05 p.m. Feb. 19, 2004, at the St. Anne Center in Rockford.
Born July 2, 1918, at Morehouse, Mo., to the late Thomas and Dimple Jones Sheeter, she was a member of the Morehouse Baptist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star.
On Aug. 29, 1935, at Morehouse, she married Carlos E. Love who preceded her in death on Sept. 1, 1979.
She was also preceded in death by: two brothers, Thomas Sheeter and Fred Sheeter.
Survivors include: two sons and one daughter-in-law, Garry and Barbara Love of Sikeston and Steve Love of Pineville, La.; two daughters and one son-in-law, Phyllis Kinson of Rockford and Carla and Fred Lewis of Tinley Park; three grandchildren, Karen Turner and David Love of Sikeston and Andrew Lewis of Tinley Park; two great-grandchildren, Krista Taylor and Ashley Taylor of Sikeston; one sister, Betty Jean Payne of Morehouse; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. Tuesday until time of service at 1 p.m. at the Blanchard Funeral Chapel in Sikeston. The Rev. Joe McCullough, pastor of the Fellowship Baptist Church in Sikeston, will officiate.
Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to
the Alzheimer's Association.