Kathleen Calvert, 92, of Advance, formerly of Granite City, IL, was born June 1, 1915 at Eminence, the daughter of James and Lucinda Gale Marquies and died August 26, 2007 at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau.
During WWII, she was a small arms worker in St. Louis. She was a charter member of the First General Baptist Church in Advance and a former member of Mt. Zion General Baptist Church in Granite City, IL.
Kathleen and Donald Calvert were united in marriage on May 13, 1950 at Collinsville, IL and he preceded her in death on November 25, 1997.
Survivors include: three daughters; Debra Armitage of Chaffee, Donna Francis of Chaffee and Jean Martin of Flagstaff, Ariz, a step-daughter; Kathy Miller of Buda, TX, 13 grandchildren 15 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a grandson.
Visitation will be held 5-8 p.m., Wednesday, August 29, 2007 at Morgan Funeral Home in Advance.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, August 30, 2007, at Morgan Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Grant officiating.
Interment will be at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates in Belleville, IL.