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Fell, Sarah L.

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Sarah L. Fell, age 90, of Alpha, IL, died Friday may 16, 2014 at the Knox County Nursing Home in Knoxville, Illinois. Graveside services are 11:00 AM Tuesday May 20, 2014 at the Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Kewanee, IL. There is no visitation. Memorials may be left to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Peterson Wallin Knox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements and online condolences can be made at www.petersonwallinknox.com .

She was born October 16, 1923 in Spraytown, IN. to Oliver and Mae Judd Ault. She graduated from Bradford Illinois High School. On January 4, 1941 she was united in marriage to George B. Fell Jr. in Kahoka, MO. He died January 10, 2010.

Sarah was a homemaker and assisted her husband in the operation of their family farm. She was employed for many years at Admiral/Maytag in Galesburg, IL retiring in 1989. She enjoyed gardening, flowers, baking pies and collecting dolls. 

Survivors include a daughter, Sally Allen of Champaign, IL, 2 sons David (Brenda) Fell of Galesburg, Il, James Fell of Phoenix, AZ, 1 daughter-in-law Virginia Fell of Galesburg, IL, 9 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Her parents, husband, 1 son Robert, 1 sister Marguerite and 3 brothers Elmer, Oliver Jr. and Carl preceded her in death .