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Mae Levill

Sunday, December 8, 2002

CHARLESTON -- Mae R. Levill, 75, died at 5:50 p.m. Dec. 6, 2002, at her residence.

Born May 30, 1927, in East Prairie, daughter of the late Ewing G. and Bertha Elder Showmaker, she moved to Charleston in 1990, having lived in Cairo most of her life, where she worked as a clerk for the Cairo Police Department and owned and operated Levill Pest Control until her retirement in 1997. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Cairo, the Cairo Ladies Auxiliary and Beta Sigma Phi.

In June 1948, she married Vergil "Dude" Levill who preceded her in death on March 5, 1978.

Survivors include: four daughters, Marsha Kern of Cape Girardeau, Deborah Galemore and Kris Wilkerson of Charleston and Diana Blankenship of Barlow, Ky.; one sister, Thelma Peters of Bertrand; and 10 grandchildren.

One brother, Ray Showmaker, and one sister, Mildred Wilson, preceded her in death.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston, where services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday. The Rev. Larry Potts, pastor of the Cairo Baptist Church, will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Green Lawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Villa Ridge, Ill.

Pallbearers will be: Ricky Galemore, Steven Galemore, Eric Blankenship, Dustin Shemwell, Chad Hayes and Mike Wilson.