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12/16/2020 9:08:00 AM
Alma Marie Haydock
October 20, 1935 - December 9, 2020
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Alma Marie Haydock, 85, of Taylorville, passed away at 8:45 p.m. on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

Alma was born October 20, 1935 in Macoupin County, the daughter of Ernest and Alice (Stead) Gates.

She moved to Anaheim, Calif. in her younger years, where she worked in various nursing homes, before she moved back in 1982. Alma was a past member of the First Baptist Church of Taylorville. She enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, and playing Scrabble. There was not a word in the dictionary that Alma didn’t know how to spell, or what it meant.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sons, John and Perry Wing; brothers, Harry, Russell, and Eugene Gates; and sisters, Connie Towers, Alice Mae Newell, Irene Kavanaugh, and Evelyn Pelletier.

Alma is survived by her children, Dennis Wing of Canada, Elizabeth Holsopple of Taylorville, Carolyn Wing of New Zealand, and Lauren Haydock of Phoeniz, Ariz.; seven grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; siblings, David (wife, Shirley) Gates, and Ellen (husband, John) Pulberenti; and many nieces and nephews.

Graveside Ceremony: 11:00 a.m. on Monday, December 21, 2020 at Girard Cemetery in Girard, with Rev. Steven Robinson officiating.

The family has entrusted Shafer-Perfetti & Assalley Funeral Home, 202 W. Franklin Street, Taylorville, IL 62568 with ceremonies. Please visit to offer condolences to the family.

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