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Irene Allison, 82, of Rock Falls, died Friday morning, February 14, 2017 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.

She was born on June 3, 1934 in Magnolia, KY she was a daughter of Howard and Sarah (Pottinger) Clark. She married Robert Allison Jr. on July 4, 1958 and they divorced in 2002. Robert preceded her in death on October 14, 2014.

Irene attended Liberty Baptist Church. She was a great cook and also enjoyed cooking on the grill and eating Chinese food. She also loved to play marbles, was an excellent seamstress and could be found watching her favorite episode of Two and a Half Men on TV.

Survivors include her daughters, Dawn (Dale) Garner of Houston, Texas and Joyce (Jeff) Doyle of Rock Falls; 3 sons Robert III (Mary) Allison of Arnold, Missouri, Kenneth McNinch of Crown Point, Indiana and Charles McNinch of Rock Falls; 14 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, a son Edward D. Allison Sr., 3 brothers and 2 sisters.

Visitation will be on Friday from11 AM-Noon at McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. The funeral will be at Noon on Friday at the funeral home with Pastor John Mattingly, officiating. Burial will be at Coloma Township Cemetery in Rock Falls. A memorial has been established in her memory.