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Pamela Preston

3/28/1949 - 5/7/2020

PEKIN ~ Pamela Sue Preston, 71, of Pekin, passed away at 11:38 a.m. Thursday, May 7, 2020 at UnityPoint Health-Methodist in Peoria.

She was born March 28, 1949 in Pekin to Thomas A. and Mabel L. (Barbour) Martin.  She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Terry Martin.

Surviving are two siblings, Thomas Joe Martin and Christy (Ray) Johnson, both of Pekin; one sister-in-law, Cinda Martin of Pekin and several nieces and nephews.

Pam had worked for the City of Pekin as a bus monitor for 17 years.

A caring and giving person, Pam put others first. She enjoyed crafting and crocheting.

Pam was a longtime member of First Baptist Church in Pekin, where she loved serving in the nursery.

Cremation has been accorded by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. A gathering celebrating Pam’s life will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be given to First Baptist Church, 700 South Capitol Street, Pekin, Illinois 61554.

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