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Cleta A. Webster

July 9, 1945 ~ November 4, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old

Cleta Webster Obituary

Cleta A. Webster, age 78, of Charleston, IL entered her heavenly home at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 4, 2023 at the Carriage Crossing Senior Living of Taylorville, IL. She was born July 9, 1945 in Charleston, IL; the daughter of Jasper Ellsworth Brookins and Kathryn Gertrude (Strader) Brookins. She married Donald “Dean” Webster on August 13, 1961 in Charleston, IL; he passed away May 18, 2016.   

Survivors include her children, Deena Powell (Randy) of Springfield, IL, Scott Webster (Nita) of Virden, IL, and Marty Webster of Charleston, IL; grandchildren, Dustin Powell (Elodie) of Mechanicsburg, IL, Jordan Powell (Megan) of Springfield, IL, Chris Webster (Kaitlin) of Pekin, IL, and Dawson Webster; great grandchildren, Mitchell Powell, Spencer Powell, Connor Powell, Kinley Powell, Hadley Powell, and Elaina Webster; sister-in-law, Jacki Brookins of Tuscola, IL; and numerous nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dean; sister, Janet Warpenburg; and brothers, Carroll Brookins, Freeman Brookins, and Elmer Brookins.  

Cleta was a 1963 graduate of Charleston High School. She worked as a legal secretary for Brankey and Smith Law Firm for several years prior to retirement. Cleta was a faithful member of  Home Church in Charleston, IL where she compassionately volunteered with a group as “the grandmas.”  

Cleta's family was her number one priority. She enjoyed traveling, especially with her husband, Dean. Cleta loved spending time with her family; they would spend the day enjoying food, great company, and playing games together. Cleta also enjoyed listening to contemporary Christian music and loved all things Elvis Presley.

Funeral services will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, November 10, 2023 at the Home Church with Pastor Ivan “Pete” Wood officiating. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. prior to the service at Home Church, 2350 Madison Avenue, Charleston, IL.  Inurnment will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, November 18, 2023 at Mound Cemetery in Charleston, IL.

Memorial donations may be made to Coles County Animal Shelter, 6818 N. County Road 1120 E., Charleston, IL 61920.

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November 10, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Funeral Service
November 10, 2023

7:00 PM
Home Church
2350 Madison Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920


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