Banks & Beals Funeral Home obituary – Paulette Joan Hedges, 70, Illinois



Paulette Joan Hedges, 70, of Rio Vista, Illinois, passed away Friday afternoon, June 17, 2022 at her home.

Paulette was born October 13, 1951 in LaHarpe, Illinois, the daughter of James A. and Pauline M. (Welborn) Hedges.

Paulette was a graduate of Highland Springs High School, Highland Springs, Virginia. She worked various jobs throughout her life. She was a member of the Pontoosuc Community Church. She loved her cats and dogs and especially loved her grandchildren.

Survivors include one son: Michael (Trish) Hedges of Niota, Illinois, two granddaughters: Halee Lucas and Hanna Hedges, three bonus grandchildren; two great-granddaughters: Azalea and Ellee, seven bonus great-grandchildren and two brothers: Robert Hedges of Niota and Stanley Hedges of Pontoosuc. 

She was preceded in death by her parents and one grandson: Clayton James Hedges. 

A graveside service will be held at 10:00 AM Friday, June 24, 2022 at Harris Cemetery, near Dallas City, with Pastor Joe Stewart officiating. A memorial fund has been established for her great-grandchildren. Banks & Beals Funeral Home of Dallas City is assisting the family.

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