1931 - 2016
Mary Jane Willock, 84, of Pekin passed away at 3 a.m. Monday, Oct. 3, 2016, in the emergency room at Pekin Hospital.
Mary Jane was born on Oct. 27, 1931, in Mason City, Ill., to Raymond Luther and Helen Marie (Johnson) Copper. She married A. Dean Willock on Aug.19, 1951, in the Chapel at Yosemite National Park. He passed away on May 19, 2009.
Also preceding her in death are her parents, one grandson, Timothy Ross Warning, one brother, John Raymond Copper and one sister, Willetta Cufaude.
Surviving are two daughters, Gail (James) Warning and Carol (John Jr.) Spangler, both of Pekin; four grandsons, J.C. (Stephanie) Spangler of Greeley, Colo., Dr. Matthew (Kristen) Spangler of Pekin, Dr. Kevin (Lindsey) Spangler of Peoria Heights and Joseph (Julie) Warning of Fort Wayne, Ind.; six great grandchildren, Gaige, Timberlyn, Merritt, Parker, Leila Spangler and Adelynn Warning.
Mary Jane was of the Presbyterian faith. She was a member of Pekin Hospital League, Altrusa Club of Pekin, Pekin Women’s Club and the Fairway Recreation Center of Sun City, Ariz.
Mary Jane and her husband Dean started Willock and Warning Accounting in 1972. She served as office manager for over 30 years.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016, at Henderson Funeral Home & Crematory, 2131 Velde Dr. Pekin. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29. Burial will be in Mason City Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul United Church of Christ 101 N. 8th Street Pekin, IL 61554 or First Baptist Church 700 S. Capitol St. Pekin, IL 61554.
To view Mary Jane’s tribute page or to send an online condolence go to www.hendersonfuneralcare.com.