Mary Ann (Taylor) Page

December 28, 1936 ~ September 14, 2019 (age 82)


MARY ANN PAGE, 82, of Benton passed away Saturday afternoon Sept. 14, 2019 in Mt. Vernon.

She was born in McLeansboro, IL on Dec. 28, 1936, the daughter of Arthur & Ruby (Craddock) Taylor.

She married Larry D. Page at the Nazarene Church in Benton on Aug. 10, 1957, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 27, 2015.

Mrs. Page was a 50 year plus member of the Whittington Church.  She served as Head Cook at Benton Grade School for several years, and retired from that position.

Mrs. Page is survived by her:

4 Children:  Julie & Bill Sentel of Macedonia

                      Scott & Lisa Page of Benton

                       Jill & Pat Sanders of Benton

                        Jennifer Page of Raleigh, NC


Marcie & Adam Clark of Macedonia

Sarah & Donnie Millenbine of Dahlgren

Alison & Jason Woodrow of Springerton

Heather & Ryan Stock of Marion

Ashley Page of St. Charles, MO

Carston Sanders of Benton


Calynn, Morgan & Camryn Clark

Mallorie & Trevor Millenbine

Grace, Annabell, Caroline, John & Elizabeth Woodrow

Connor Dutton

Henry Stock

Mrs. Page was preceded in death by her Parents, Husband, by 2 Brothers-Robert Lee “Bobby” Taylor & Arthur Dean “Arch” Taylor, and by 2 Sisters-Ida Frances & Roberta Jean.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. TUESDAY, Sept. 17th at the Morton & Johnston Funeral Home in Benton with Rev. Mark Minor & Rev. Greg Shelton officiating.  Burial will be in the Elder S.M. Williams Cemetery-Ewing.  Visitation will be after 10 A.M. on Tuesday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, Memorials in Mrs. Page’s memory may be made to the Whittington Church or to SSM Hospice and will be accepted at the funeral home at any time.

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September 17, 2019

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Morton and Johnston Funeral Home
410 S. Main Street
Benton, IL 62812

Funeral Service
September 17, 2019

1:00 PM
Morton and Johnston Funeral Home
410 S. Main Street
Benton, IL 62812


Whittington Church
200 West Main Street, Whittington IL 62897
Tel: 1-618-629-2423

SSM Hospice
2 Good Samaritan Way, Mt. Vernon IL 62864
Tel: 1-618-899-1621

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