Geraleene “Geri” Boothe, 100, of Greenville, IL passed away Friday, March 5, at her home. Visitation will be held Friday, March 12, from 1 PM until 2 PM at Dilday-Carter Funeral Home. There will be a graveside service at 2:00 PM on Friday, March 12, at Bethlehem Cemetery.
Geraleene was born November 18, 1920 in Carroll County, to the late Grover and Ruby (Fields) Chandler. She married John Boothe, Sr in 1940 in Dresden. He passed away October 31, 1987. She grew up in the Gleason area. She and her husband moved to St. Louis, MO in 1950 and then to Red Bud, IL in 1955. They then moved to Williamson, IL where they lived for over 40 years. She moved to Greenville in 2008. She worked at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville, IL until her retirement. She was a member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Greenville, IL.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband; a son, Jack Boothe; a granddaughter, Michelle Boothe; and a brother, James Chandler.
She is survived by her children; John (Barb) Boothe, Jr of Belleville, IL, and Sherry (David) Rezabek of Greenville, IL.; a sister, Dolly Allers of St. Louis, MO; along with her grandchildren Scott Boothe, John Rezabek, and Kim Rezabek and her great grandchildren Cassidy Boothe and Nicholas Boothe.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to The American Cancer Society or to Our Redeemer Lutheran Church.