LAURA (WADE) JAMIESON
JERSEYVILLE - Laura Jean (Wade) Jamieson, 94, of Jerseyville, died at 5:45 a.m., Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at Willow Rose Rehab & Health Care in Jerseyville.
Laura was born in East Newbern, Illinois on January 31, 1926, one of fifteen children born to Heber Andrew and Mabel (Ayres) Wade.
She was raised in Jersey County, and was a 1944 graduate of Jersey Township High School. She later went on to attend Illinois State University in Normal, and was employed for many years as a speech therapist with the Quincy Public School System.
She and her husband, George Jamieson, resided in the Quincy area for many years, and it was after his death that Laura returned to Jerseyville, in order to be closer to her family.
She was a member of the Church of the Nazarene in Jerseyville; Daughters of the American Revolution and the Jersey County Historical Society.
She is survived by a sister, Ida May Pickel of Jerseyville; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by eight sisters, Esther Yocom, Florence Butler, Virginia Wendt, Helen Sunn, Joyce Plume, Irene Sample, Ruth Cook, and Mary Stillar; and five brothers, Robert Wade, Everett Wade, Lee Wade, James Wade and Charles Wade.
Private graveside services were held at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville, with Rev. Don Staten officiating.
Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville was entrusted with arrangements.
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