Alton, IL


Edna Sconce

Edna Sconce, 98, passed away at 10:55 p.m. Monday, November 13, 2017 at Bethalto Care Center.
She was born in Calhoun, IL on March 4, 1919 the daughter of Charles Lee and Nellie (Couch) Gresham.
She married Charles E. Sconce, October 1938 in Hamburg, Illinois. He preceded her in death on August 12, 1989.
Edna was a lifelong member of the Indian Creek Church of Christ in Hamburg, Illinois. She belonged to the Ladies Club in Hamburg, enjoyed baking, cooking, sewing, quilting and spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by a son, George Sconce of Wood River; granddaughter, Cindy Vonbergen of Cottage Hills; numerous grandchildren, great and great-great grandchildren, In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by a son Charles Sconce, a daughter in law, Marcella Sconce, two brothers, Henry Gresham and Kenny Gresham and a sister, Leona Boulion.
Visitation will be held from 9:30a.m. until the time of service at 11:00a.m. on Friday, November 17, 2017 at Gress, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Hardin.
Pastor Jason Pierce will officiate.
Burial will follow at Indian Creek Cemetery in Hamburg.
Memorials may be given to Indian Creek Church of Christ or Indian Creek Cemetery.
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