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Cecelia Diana (Yettaw) Allen

February 24, 1952 ~ December 27, 2023 (age 71) 71 Years Old

Cecelia Allen Obituary

Cecelia Diana (Yettaw) Allen, age 71, of Salem, IL formerly of Casey, IL passed away at 2:18 p.m. on Wednesday, December 27, 2023 at Heartland Nursing and Rehabilitation in Casey, IL.  She was born February 24, 1952 in New Buffalo, MI, the daughter of Floyd Yettaw, Sr. and Abigail Tharp.

Survivors include her children, Elizabeth “Lisa” Todd (Anthony) of Mattoon IL; Michelle Kravanek (Matt) of Tomball, TX; Stacy Garver (Jason) of Casey, IL and Brian Allen of Casey, IL; brothers, Joe Yettaw of NC and Dennis Yettaw (Gwen) of New Buffalo, MI; grandchildren, Jaycee Totten, Nicole Todd (Billy), Jered Todd (Cassie), Brandon Todd (Brittany), Shawn Michael Todd, Camille Todd, Aden Garver, Kaitlyn Garver, Kian Garver, Sumeya Garver and Sitota Garver; nine great grandchildren and nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Floyd Yettaw, Jr.

Cecelia was a 1973 graduate of Casey High School. She previously worked at North American Lighting in Salem, IL. Cecelia enjoyed reading, sewing, bowling and shopping.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Thursday, January 4, 2024 at Markwell Funeral Home with Pastor Adam Solorio officiating.  Burial will follow in Casey Cumberland Cemetery, Casey, IL.  Visitation will be held from 10 – 11 a.m. prior to the service on Thursday at Markwell Funeral Home, 200 N. Central Ave., Casey, IL.

Memorial donations may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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January 4, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Markwell Funeral Home
200 N. Central Ave. P.O. Box 175 Casey
Casey, IL 62420

Funeral Service
January 4, 2024

11:00 AM
Markwell Funeral Home
200 N. Central Ave. P.O. Box 175 Casey
Casey, IL 62420


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