Laura M. Kinney Gallion, 85 of Taylorville passed away on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 7:20 p.m. at her residence in Taylorville. She was born on September 30, 1934 the daughter of George Batchelor and Madge Castleman. She married Donnor”Pete” Kinney and he preceded her in death. She later married Bernard Gallion on June 17, 2014 in Las Vegas, NV.
Laura was a secretary at Hopper Paper, GSI and H&R Block until her retirement. She was an avid reader and loved to collect angels. Laura enjoyed traveling, going to casinos as well as going on cruises. She was a member of the Women of the Moose Chapter #1263 and was Illinois State Past Deputy Grand Regent.
She is survived by her Husband: Bernie Gallion of Taylorville, IL; Son: Steve (Joy)Reller of Taylorville, IL; Daughter: Rhonda (Rusty) McLain of Rockton, IL. Grandchildren: Tonya Mahan of Austin, TX, Christie Reller of Springfield, IL, and Craig Reller of Dickinson, ND. Great grandson: Hayden Mahan and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. She is also survived by her Moose daughter: Mickey Emerson. Laura was preceded in death by her parents, 2 sisters, 1 brother and husband; Donnor “Pete” Kinney.
In accordance with Laura’s wishes she will be cremated with no visitation or funeral. There will be a Celebration of Life gathering at the Moose Lodge #1516 on October 9, 2019 from 3:00-5:00p.m. The family welcomes all of her friends and family to join them during that time.
Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.