Mary Ilene Cullor
1939 - 2021
Burke-Tubbs Funeral Home - Forreston
203 S. 3rd Ave
Forreston, IL
Mary Ilene Cullor
Born: June 18, 1939 in Unionville, MO
Died: September 10, 2021 in Rockford, IL
Mary Ilene Cullor, 82, of Forreston, passed away Friday, September 10, 2021, at SwedishAmerican Hospital in Rockford.
Mary was born June 18, 1939, in Unionville, Missouri, the daughter of Francis and Mary (Norton) Medlin. On December 31, 1955, Mary married Luther Cullor in Unionville, Missouri. Mary took on many roles in her life, farmer, homemaker, she worked at Micro, but most importantly of all loving mother.
Her yard reflects her love of flowers, flowers, and more flowers. In addition, she enjoyed camping with her husband and family dog Sammy. She loved her guardian and protector Sammy.
She loved her husband, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Surviving is her husband, Luther Cullor of Forreston, IL; and four children, Douglas (Karen) Cullor of Byron, Dwight (Hope) Cullor of Leaf River, Sue (Michael) Bariether of Rochelle, and Duane (Judy) Cullor of Freeport. Also surviving are seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents; and siblings, Robert, Neita, Jasper, Reva, Roy Lee, Neva, James, Francis, Clinten Carl, Iris Coleen, and Lucille Shirlene.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, September 15, 2021, at Burke Tubbs Funeral Home, Forreston. Pastor David Rogula will officiate. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of the service. Graveside service and burial will be in North Grove Evangelical Cemetery.
A memorial has been established in Mary's memory.
Please sign her guestbook and share a remembrance at
Published by Ogle County News from Sep. 13 to Sep. 17, 2021.
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