Helena Maria Buie, 63, of Wood River, passed away at 7:14 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.
Born in Alton on Aug. 1, 1952, she was the daughter of John “Jack” Seibold of Godfrey and Jessie Marin Highfill of Brighton.
On Oct. 14, 1984, in Tennessee, she married Kenneth Buie. He survives.
Surviving, in addition to her parents and husband, are two sons, Daniel Buie of St. Louis and Thomas Buie of Wood River; daughter, Maria Baum of Alton; three grandchildren, Kyler Elfgen, Travis Flowers and Ethan Geisen; a great-grandchild, Nevaeh Flowers; three brothers, Danny Seibold of Wood River, Greg Highfill of Bunker Hill and Mike Seibold of Godfrey; and two sisters, Pat (Mike) Fisher of White Hall and Joyce McGeehan of Granite City.
She was preceded in death by a grandchild, Keestan Elfgen.
Visitation will be from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015, at Marks Mortuary in Wood River, where services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 2, 2015.
In accordance with her wishes, her body will be cremated following the service.