Elizabeth 'Miss Ann' Milton


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Posted Online: March 12, 2013, 4:36 pm
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Elizabeth "Miss Ann" Milton, 62, of East Moline, died Saturday, March 9, 2013, at Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus, Silvis.
Visitation will be 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 16, at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, East Moline, with services following at noon. The Rev. P. W. Harris and the Rev. Dr. Melvin Grimes will officiate. Sullivan-Ellis Mortuary, East Moline, is assisting the family.
Elizabeth was born March 7, 1951, in Moline, the daughter of Otha and Dorothy Teague. She was married to James Milton in East Moline. Elizabeth was a school bus driver for the UT District No. 37 for 19 years.
Ann was a wonderful mother and grandmother. Her family was the light of her life. She also enjoyed cooking and traveling. Ann knew no strangers and would give the shirt off of her back. She was a wonderful mother-in-law and will be sadly missed.
She is survived by her son, Ray (Jacki) Jenkins, East Moline; daughters, Yalanda (David) Cork, Indy, Ind., Kyla Milton, East Moline; sister, "Tika" Emily Teague, Rock Island; brother, Otha (Marilyn) Teague, Chicago; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, James.
Condolences may be left for the family at sullivanellisltd.com.












 



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