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Obituary for Anna Louise Laughead
Anna Louise (Lindsey) Laughead, age 90, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 3, 2013 at Pleasant Meadows Christian Village in Chrisman. She was born on February 2, 1923 near Redmon, Illinois to Roy A. Lindsey and Leona M. (Standly) Lindsey. She married Dale Eldon Laughead on June 26, 1944 at the Paris United Methodist Church. Anna is survived by three children: Judith (Carroll) Miller of Newman, IL, Carolyn (Rod) Bisby of Newman, IL and John (Alicia Kenerley) Laughead of Birmingham, AL; seven grandchildren: Denise (Sean) Warner of Tolono, IL, Doug (Penny) Krabel of Oakland, IL, Dan (Erin) Krabel of Oakland, IL, Scott (Amanda) Smith of Villa Grove, IL, Kevin (Lauren) Krabel of Plymouth, MA, Bryce (Kodi) Smith of Sidney, IL and Brad (Laura) Smith of Sidney, IL and fourteen great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dale and one infant daughter, Joanne. She was a resident of the Redmon area until 1981 when she moved to Charleston, IL. Anna was a member of the Redmon Methodist Church, Wesley United Methodist Church and the member guild at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center. She farmed in the Redmon area for 31 years and also helped deliver peace meals for many years. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, reading, being a homemaker and she especially loved to attend shows at the Little Theatre in Sullivan. Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 9, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Krabel Funeral Home in Oakland. Visitation will be held two hours prior beginning at 9:00 a.m. Burial will follow at the Embarrass Cemetery. For those who wish, memorials may be made to Pleasant Meadows Christian Village