PEORIA - Marie Keith (Hinkle), 70, of Peoria passed away at 9:05 a.m. Monday, March 24, 2014, at her residence, surrounded by her family.
Marie was born Nov. 27, 1943, in Knoxville, Tenn., the daughter of William and Grace Chadwick Jenkins. She made her home with John C. Hinkle for over 20 years.
She is also survived by four children, Sandy Moffitt of Peoria, Kim Schumacher Sisk of Chillicothe, John (Jenni) Hinkle of Eureka and Joe Hinkle of Peoria; seven grandchildren, Angel (Kevin) Schumacher, Bo and Bobby (Betsy) Moffitt, Shyanne Sisk, Devin and Brynn Hinkle and Isaiah Ghantous; five great-grandchildren, Kyler, Peighton, Alijah, Kamryn and Roman; and one sister, Gail Zambrano of San Antonio, Texas.
Marie was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, one sister and two granddaughters.
She worked at Champion Furnace Pipe for 40 years, where she was president of Local 479 for 20 years.
She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
Marie enjoyed spending time with family. She loved going to all her grandchildren's events. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother and friend. She just enjoyed life and will be truly missed by family and many friends. She was like a mother to many.
A visitation will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 29, 2014, at Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel in Peoria. Funeral services will immediately follow the visitation. Pastor Garry Geer will officiate. Burial will be in Parkview Cemetery.
Memorials may be made in her name to The
To view Marie's memorial page or leave an online condolence, go to www.davison-fulton.com.