Anna Louise McCallister

Anna Louise McCallister, 80, of Quincy, died at 8:07 p.m. Friday (Dec. 13, 2013) in Good Samaritan Home.

Anna was born Sept. 8, 1933, in Barry, a daughter of Raymond Edward and Beulah Marie Hinch Belts.

She married Charles W. McCallister on Sept. 15, 1951, in El Dara. He died on Nov. 23, 2007.

Anna was a homemaker, but she also drove buses for the Quincy and Payson school districts. She loved to cook and bake, and she was well known for her delicious Christmas treats. Christmas was her favorite time of the year, and she loved to drive around and look at the lights.

She had been a member of Grandview Baptist Church.

Survivors include two sons, Kevin (Myrna) McCallister of Hull, and Tony (Judy) McCallister of Liberty; a daughter, Tina (Troy) Willer of Quincy; eight grandchildren, Nicole (Randy) Wegener of Red Bud, Shawn (Mindy) McCallister of Albers, Michael (Shanon) McCallister of New Canton, Christopher L. McCallister of Quincy, Kayla Duncan of Hannibal, Mo., Paige, Payton and Paisley Willer, all of Quincy; five great-granddaughters, Kerry Ann McCallister and Kiersten Wegener, both of Red Bud, Addison and Leighton McCallister, of Albers, and Jolee McCallister of New Canton; and a daughter-in-law, Jeanette McCallister of Trenton.

In addition to her husband, Anna was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Kerry McCallister; a brother, Dale Belts; a sister, Cleo Harrison and her husband, John; and her step-father, Bhury Boone.

SERVICES: 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, with Chaplain James Riley conducting. Burial will be in Parklawn Cemetery, Barry.

VISITATION: 4 to 7 p.m. Monday in the funeral home.

MEMORIALS: Foose Center at Good Samaritan Home or Wings Hospice Program.

ARRANGEMENTS: Hansen-Spear Funeral Home.


Funeral Home

Hansen-Spear Funeral Home
1535 State Street Quincy, IL 62301
(217) 222-4907

Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Dec. 14 to Dec. 16, 2013