Deanna June Mandrell

Posted 9/27/21

Deanna June Mandrell

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Deanna June Mandrell


CLINTON — Deanna June (Bane) Mandrell, 82, of Clinton, passed away at 8:46 a.m. on September 27, 2021, at Manor Court, Clinton.

Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Friday, October 1, 2021, at the Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, with Ernie Harvey, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at Long Point Cemetery, Wapella. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be directed to Alzheimer’s Association or Liberty Village, Garden Court, Clinton.

Deanna was born on June 1, 1937, in Bloomington, the daughter of Alvin and Esther (Peterson) Bane. She married Eugene “Hook” Mandrell on June 8, 1958 in Ellsworth, Ill. He passed away on March 11, 2016.

Survivors include her daughters, Debra Shull, Clinton; and Karen Alexander, Kenney; three grandsons, Chad (Heather) Whitlock, Clinton; Eric (Jamie) Whitlock, Bloomington; and Ryan (Kaysi) Whitlock, Clinton; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Deanna was preceded in death by her parents, and one brother, Loren Bane.

Deanna was known as “Grandma D” at the Christian Church pre- school and the Clinton School. She was a member of the Wapella Christian Church and very active in the church.

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