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Elizabeth PROUGH Obituary

N. Elizabeth Prough

SPRINGFIELD, IL - Elizabeth Prough, 87, died at 6:05 p.m. on Friday, March 7, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center. She was born July 21, 1926, in Old Monroe, Mo., to Morrison and Bess Williams Skinner, Sr. She married Howard Spencer Prough on October 18, 1945. Her husband, Spence, and her parents preceded her in death.

Survivors include two daughters, Beth (Less) Boucher, of Springfield, and Amy (Dan) Stumpfl, of Franklin, Tenn.; two grandchildren, David and Sean Stumpfl; and one brother, Morrison "Pete" (Bernice) Skinner, Jr., of Jerseyville, Ill.

She was a resident of Springfield since 2005 and previously lived in Venice, Fla., for 22 years. Elizabeth was a homemaker and assisted in her husband's business.

She was of the Presbyterian faith. Elizabeth was devoted to her family, and enjoyed spending time with her friends and neighbors.

Visitation: 10-11 a.m., Monday, March 10, 2014, at Staab Funeral Home.

Funeral Service: 11 a.m., Monday, March 10, 2014, at Staab Funeral Home with the Reverend Deacon Martha Bradley officiating. Burial will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at Kane Cemetery, Kane, Ill.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Central Illinois Food Bank.

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Published in The State Journal-Register on Mar. 9, 2014
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