In Memory

Lois Minton

Lois Minton, 92, died at 10:45 p.m. Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at Alton Memorial Hospital. Born Jan. 31, 1922, in Paris, Ill., she was the daughter of the late Dallas T. Sr. and Irene (Kaune) Harrell.

She was a very active member with the DAR for over 65 years and a member of First Presbyterian Church in Alton.

On May 21, 1947, in Edwardsville, she married Roger Lowe Minton, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 29, 1999.

Surviving are two sons, Roger Minton Jr. of Marion, Ill., and Richard Minton of Godfrey; four grandchildren, Roger Minton III, Kaleigh Minton, Mellissa Raley (Chad) and Michael Minton (Danielle), eight grea-grandchildren; and one brother; Dallas T. Harrell Jr. of Glen Carbon.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Mary Lou Enos.

Funeral services were on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at Gent Funeral Home in Alton with Rev. Don Long officiating. Burial was at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.