Priscilla Devlin Hartley

Posted Online: Jan. 15, 2013, 5:50 pm
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Priscilla June Devlin Hartley, 88, of Galesburg, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, at Marigold Rehab and Health Care, Galesburg.
Services are 3 p.m. Thursday at North Henderson United Methodist. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Alexis Fieldhouse.
She married Morgan Devlin in 1944. He died in 1973. She married George Hartley.
Surviving are daughters, Diane (Ron) Brown, North Henderson, Nancy (Alan) Martin, rural Alexis; sisters, Sharon Clemens, Davenport, Jeanette Kapinski, Pleasant Valley; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.


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