Rella I. (Howe) Salmons (1913 - 2016)


Rella I. Salmons, 103, of Quincy, died at 6:20 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday at Gieseking-Claggett Funeral Home in Brownstown. Burial will be in Liberty Cemetery in Sefton. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until time of services on Monday at the funeral home. Memorials: Quincy Senior Citizens Center Activities Fun, 639 York St., Quincy, Ill. 62301. Online condolences can be expressed at
Mrs. Salmons was born on Sunday, July 27, 1913, in Shelbyville, the daughter of Calvin and Otie (Severe) Howe. She married Clarence J. Salmons in October 1938; he died in 1997.
Survivors include her children, Gene Salmons and his wife Neveta of Liberty, Garroll Salmons and his wife Norma of Aberdeen, S.D., and Barbara and her husband Richard McDowell of Florissant, Mo.
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Gieseking-Claggett Funeral Home
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Brownstown, IL 62418
(618) 427-3344
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Published in The Leader-Union from Oct. 16 to Oct. 26, 2016