Edith ”Musetta” Lacock, 92, of Kingston Mines, passed away at 9:43 a.m. on Saturday, November 26,2016 at Riverview Rehabilitation Center in East Peoria, surrounded by her family.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at Kingston Mines United Methodist Church, where Musetta was a member for 74 years. Reverend Walter Wilkins will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Inurnment will follow the service at Kingston Mines Cemetery.
Musetta was born on April 20, 1924 in Petersburg, a daughter of William T. and Edith (Holimer) Clary. She married Robert J. Lacock on October 24, 1941 in Kingston Mines. After 63 years of marriage, he preceded her in death, on January 5, 2004 in Peoria. She was also preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Regina “Suzie” (Greg) Faulkenberry; son, Rex (Kim) Lacock; and three sisters.
She is survived by her children, Sharon (the late Keith) Stolp of Vinton, IA, Robert (Reverend Michelle) Lacock of Mukwonago, WI and James (Shirley) Lacock of East Peoria; brother, Peter Clary of Peoria; seventeen grandchildren; and thirty-three great grandchildren.
Musetta was a member of Sojourn Bear, Inc. She made over 2000 bears for cancer patients.
Memorial contributions may be made in Musetta’s memory to Sojourn Bears, Inc. or to her church.
Clary Funeral Home, 3004 West Lake Avenue in Peoria, has been entrusted with the arrangements.