Sarah “Sally” Standard


Sarah “Sally” Standard, age 99, of Monmouth, Illinois; passed away at
12:49 PM on Monday, November 11, 2019 at Seminary Manor in Galesburg,
Illinois. Sally was born on April 8, 1920 in Warren, Tennessee, the
daughter of C.M. and Lizzie May (Oaks) Jones. She was raised in Union
County in Southern Illinois and attended local schools through High
School. Sally married Guy W. Standard on February 18, 1939 in Dongola,
Illinois and he preceded her in death on September 18, 2001. Sally was a
secretary for many years in Lemont, Illinois where she and was employed
by Ceco Steel. They then moved to Reidland, Kentucky where she was a
member of Reidland Methodist Church.

Surviving her is one son, Jim Standard and Rae Ann of Monmouth,
Illinois, two grandsons, Jeff Standard of Toledo, Illinois and Guy
Standard and Paula of Gilbert, Arizona. Two granddaughters are
surviving, Sarah Gagliano and Ken of Plano, Texas and Kim Schure and
Donald of Plainfield, Illinois. Also surviving are eight great
grandchildren. Sally’s brother is surviving, James T. Jones in Peducah,
Kentucky. Preceding Sally in her death are her parents, husband, one son
Max Standard, her grandson, James A. Standard, and her brother C.M. Jones.

A graveside funeral service is planned on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at
the Anna Cemetery in Anna, Illinois at 1:30 PM. No visitation or funeral
service is planned locally. Turnbull Funeral Home in Monmouth is in
charge of the local arrangements. To leave a remembrance or for more
information please visit

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