Cassie Meredeith, 89, Machesney Park, died on Thursday, April 30 at Rockford Memorial Hospital after a short illness. Born on September 19, 1919 in Fordsville, Ky., to Ray and Pearl Moxley, she lived 57 years in the Machesney Park area, coming here from Kennett, Mo. Married to Wayne Meredeith in Kennett on September 23, 1939. Crissie retired from National Locl Co., August 1967, on disability, after 13 years. She was a member of Fourth Avenue Baptist Church, the Eastview Baptist Church, the Halsted Road Baptist Church and now current member of First Baptist Church of Machesney Park. She valued family, church, and an honest day's work, above all.
Survivors include daughter, Iris M Brough, Bedford, Mass.; great-grandchildren, Alex and Samantha Brough; sisters, Carolyn Edwards and Jane Smith.
Predeceased by husband, Wayne; parents, one sister, two brothers, and granddaughter Kimberly Brough.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., on Monday, May 4, 2009 at Sunset Funeral Home, 8800 North Alpine Road, officiated by Rev. Kevin Kerr.
Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m., before the service. Burial in Sunset Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family for a memorial to be designated at a later date.