Kelli A. (Winchester) Rickett, 44, of Wood River, passed away at 5:33 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, at Alton Memorial Hospital.
Born in Alton on Oct. 15, 1970, she was the daughter of David Winchester of Wood River and Cynthia (Gold) Winchester of Rosewood Heights.
She is survived by her father; mother and her companion, John Carter; maternal grandmother, Mary Gold of Wood River; two sons, Thomas A. Sweeney and David L. “D.J.” Sweeney of Alton; longtime companion, Eli Payton of Wood River; and two sisters, Laura M. (Johnny) Ward of East Alton and Lee E. (Chad) Barrow of Wood River.
A Celebration of Life Memorial visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, followed by a service at 6 p.m. at Marks Mortuary in Wood River.
Memorials may be made to the Riverbend Humane Society.