We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind ~ Thomas Campbell

Melicent Radford

A funeral will be held Sunday, October 13, 2013 for 92 year old Melicent Radford of Chester, IL who died Monday, October 7, 2013 at the Independence Care Center in Perryville, MO.

Melicent was born May 7, 1921 in Evansville, IL, the daughter of Walter and Louise (Telthorster) Heck. She married Jesse Radford on September 1, 1938 in Farmington, MO and he preceded her in death on February 9, 1997.

Survivors include two daughters, Kathy Ragland of Naples, FL and Judy Shields of Chester, IL. One sister, Mary Jane Scott of Evansville, IL. One sister in law, Delores Heck of Sparta, IL. One brother in law, Rolin "Shorty" Menard of Red Bud, IL. Four grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren also survive.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three sisters and three brothers.

Visitation will be from 4pm to 8pm Saturday, October 12, 2013 and after 7:30am on Sunday, October 13, 2013 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL.

A funeral for 92 year old Melicent Radford of Chester, IL will be held at 10am on Sunday, October 13, 2013 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL.

Burial will be in the Evansville City Cemetery in Evansville, IL.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the National P.K.U. Foundation.