April 12, 1960 - January 26, 2022
Ms. Christine McCall, 61, of Peoria, IL passed away on Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at 10:50 pm at UnityPoint Health Methodist. Christine was born on April 12, 1960 in Peoria, IL to Essex, Sr. and Dorothy (Byrd) Higgins. Christine was a bus driver for Peoria School District 150, she also worked in the cafeteria at Proctor Hospital. She attended Peoria Central High School, where she loved to dance in the school talent shows. Christine loved reading the newspaper, music and cooking. She enjoyed watching her favorite soap opera, ‘The Young and the Restless”. Christine always spoke her mind. Christine leaves to cherish her most precious memories; one son, James McCall; two daughters, Chrishawna McCall and Kamali McCall; five brothers, Essex (Robin) Higgins, Jr., Freddie Higgins and Kevin (JenNell Lewis) Higgins all of Peoria, IL, Vincent “Michael” Higgins and Jay Higgins both of Long Beach, CA; one sister, Rosie Summerville of Peoria, IL; her significant other, Larry Scott; 17 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other family and friends that loved her. She is preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Danny Higgins. Funeral services will be held at 10 am on Saturday, February 5, 2022 at Sovereign Grace Missionary Baptist Church with a visitation at 9 am. Pastor Alvin Riley, Sr., will officiate. Christine will be laid to rest at Swan Lake Memory Gardens. Simons Mortuary has been entrusted with arrangements. Simons Mortuary has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at SimonsMortuary.com. The service will be live streamed on Simons Mortuary's Website or Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Simons-Mortuary-232095303487150 promptly AT THE TIME OF THE SERVICE. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, social distancing is encouraged to be consistent with recommendations from the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA), funeral home directors have been instructed and should follow CDC guidelines on gatherings, including those directly related to funerals, visitations, or graveside services. *In an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, we ask that everyone in attendance: wear a face mask and refrain from hugging, kissing and shaking hands (as hard as it is to see someone you care about and not touch them). *It is our responsibility as a Funeral Directors, to do everything we can to advise families in order to honor our beloved Families and to keep everyone as safe as possible. Thanks in advance for your cooperation!
Ms. Christine McCall, 61, of Peoria, IL passed away on Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at 10:50 pm at UnityPoint Health Methodist. Christine was born on April 12, 1960 in Peoria, IL to Essex, Sr. and Dorothy (Byrd) Higgins. Christine was a bus... View Obituary & Service Information
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