Margie “Louise” Galloway

Jul 10th, 1924 - Mar 11th, 2018


Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home

Thu, Mar. 15th, 2018 11 am - 12 pm


Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home

Thu, Mar. 15th, 2018 12 pm


Ferrell Cemetery

Thu, Mar. 15th, 2018

Margie “Louise” Galloway

Margie “Louise” Galloway, 93, of Crab Orchard, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 12:35 pm at Barnes-Jewish Hospital surrounded by her family.

Margie “Louise” was born July 10, 1924 in Williamson County the daughter of Finley and Ethel (Ewell) McDonald. She married Walter Galloway on March 12, 1945 and he preceded her in death on December 7, 1984.

She was a homemaker, wife and mother. She liked to garden, sew, and embroidery.  Louise loved being outdoors, camping and fishing was a favorite activity.

She is survived by her two sons, William Darryl Galloway, Kenneth Dale Galloway and one daughter Ethel Elaine Dunn and husband Patrick, all of Crab Orchard. She has six grandchildren; Chreisha Galloway Hill and husband Damon of Herrin, Shawn Galloway and wife Jennifer, Rebecca Galloway Schell, and Brandon Galloway all of Crab Orchard. Christina Dunn Holmes and husband Eric of Creal Springs, and Michelle Dunn Truitt and husband Jeremy of Crab Orchard. She has 17 great grandchildren.

Louise was preceded in death by her Parents, Husband, 4 Brothers, Floyd, Frank, Kenneth and Harold McDonald. 3 Sisters, Hazel Carter, Hallie Byrn, and infant Pauline McDonald and Daughter-in-law – Vickie Lynn Galloway.

Funeral services will be Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 12 pm at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home with Eric Holmes officiating.  Burial will follow in Ferrell Cemetery, south of Crab Orchard.  Visitation will be Thursday from 11 am until the time of service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. Envelopes will be available and accepted at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home, 800 North Market Street, Marion, Illinois  62959.



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5 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Paula Kelly

    From: MARION, Illinois

    Date: March 13, 2018

    Ken and I are so sorry for your loss. We will be thinking of you and praying for you.

  • Guest: Kim Mulholland

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: March 13, 2018

    Elaine, So sorry to hear the passing of your mother. Our prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.

  • Guest: Marlyne Starrick

    From: Carrier Mills , Illinois

    Date: March 13, 2018

    Praying for all of you during this difficult time.

  • Guest: Brenda Davis Nutter

    From: Palestine, Texas

    Date: March 14, 2018

    Elaine Dale and family I am so sorry to hear about your mother I will be keeping y’all in my thoughts and prayers

  • Guest: Mark Dunn

    From: Reno , Nevada

    Date: March 14, 2018

    I remember Lou when she went to Estes Park with the Dunn family in 1994. She was so gracious and friendly with a large rambunctious family and felt right at home.

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.