WILLIAMSFIELD – Louise Mackie, 92, of rural Williamsfield, died at 8:38 a.m., Monday, November 1, 2021 at Seminary Manor in Galesburg.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m., Friday, November 5 at the Williamsfield United Methodist Church with Rev. Teri Shane officiating. Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m., Thursday, November 4 at the church. Burial will be at Williamsfield Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the Williamsfield United Methodist Church or to the Williamsfield Public Library. Rux Funeral Home in Williamsfield is in charge of arrangements. The funeral home will maintain compliance with COVID regulations and requires that all guests wear a mask for the safety of all those attending.
She was born December 22, 1928 in Truro Township in Knox County, IL, the daughter of Loren and Susie (Kimler) Spencer. She married Ralph E. Mackie on January 1, 1947 in Williamsfield and he preceded her in death on May 13, 2015. Survivors include her children, Donna (Greg) Kneer of Galesburg, Greg (Theresa) Mackie of Elmwood, Rod (Cheryl) Mackie of Laura and Curt (Susan) Mackie of Williamsfield, one sister, Lorna (Everitt “Cowboy”) Yelm of Williamsfield, ten grandchildren, nineteen great-grandchildren and several great- great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her parents and three sisters, Theda Denniston, Mary Lou Baird and Grace Thomas.
Louise graduated from Williamsfield High School in 1946. She had worked along side her daughter at the Lady Bug Dress Shop in Knoxville and had also worked as a secretary in the office at Gates Rubber Company and at Arco Farm Supply. She was a longtime member of the Williamsfield United Methodist Church and its United Methodist Women. She was also a member of the Spoon River Chapter of the DAR. She enjoyed golfing, boating, reading, sewing, crocheting and gardening. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Louise Mackie, please visit our floral store.