Roleen B. Gregory, 94 of Gillespie, died at her residence on Monday, November 21, 2022, at 3:09 p.m. She was born on July 28, 1928, in Mt Olive to Henry Louis Gehner and Bertha Marie Schwing Gehner.
She married Charles A. Gregory Sr. on August 3, 1948, in East Saint Louis. He preceded her in death on July 13, 1993. She was a painter for L & M Cabinets Manufacturer and was a bartender at S & S Bowl. Roleen was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW. She was an avid St Louis Cardinals fan. She loved puzzles and was a proud grandma and great-grandma.
She is survived by her son, Charles (Diane) Gregory of Acton, ME; daughters, Sheryl (Myron) Favre of Lakewood, CA and Sandra (Ken) Williams of Gillespie; grandchildren, Rosalyn Favre, Lori Spencer, Kelly (Jay) Foley, Jason Gregory, Zachary Johnston, and Stephanie (Rusty) Pratt; 7 great-grandchildren and 1 great great grandson.
Roleen was preceded in death by her parents; spouse; daughter, Susan Rae Johnston; grandson, Mark Cunningham; sisters, Nadine Gehner and Adelhyde Weidner; and brother, Lamoine Gehner.
Memorial services will be held at a later date. Memorials are suggested to Gillespie – Benld Area Ambulance Service or Adopt-A-Pet. Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie is in charge of the arrangements.