East Peoria - Josephine Grace Kingsland, 78 of East Peoria, died at 9:48 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria.
Born on March 13, 1934, in Delavan, she married Earl Kingsland on March 15, 1953, in Groveland. He survives.
Also surviving are four sons, Phillip Kingsland of East Peoria, the Rev. Curtis Kinsgland of Dayton, Md., Tim Kingsland of Hobart, Ind. and Mark Kingsland of Calif.; eight grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son Daniel Kingsland, an infant daughter and two brothers, Wayne Ott and Bob Ott.
Josephine worked as a cook in the ICC Cafeteria for 25 years until her retirement. She was a member of Bethany Missionary Church and Oak Grove Bible Church.
Funeral Services will take place at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at Deiters Funeral Home & Crematory in East Peoria. Her son, the Rev. Curtis Kingsland will officiate with interment to follow in Oak Grove Bible Church Cemetery in Groveland. Visitation will take place 11:30 a.m. on Friday at the funeral home until the time of service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to South Side Mission of Peoria or Paralyzed Veterans of America c/o 2235 Enterprise Drive Suite 3501, West Chester, IL 60154.
Josephine's memorial website is available at www.deitersfuneralhome.com where online condolences may be left for the family.