Marie Louise Baze, 69, of East Alton, passed away at 4:20 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015, at Integrity Healthcare in Wood River.
Born in St. Louis on March 29, 1946, she was the daughter of Albert Leo and Jessie (Moore) Burns.
She married Vernon Baze on March 23, 1964, at the Cherry St. Baptist Church in Alton. He died Jan. 23, 1988.
Surviving are two sons, Monty Baze of Jerseyville and Charles Baze of Cottage Hills; two daughters, Kimberly Deardeuff of Cottage Hills and Dawn Hammond of Granite City; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two brothers, Edward Burns of East Alton and Mike Burns of Wood River; and two sisters, Ruth Henrion of Roxana and Linda Allsman of Wood River.
Preceding her in death were her parents; husband; son, Randy Lee Baze Sr.; grandson, Aaron Wesley Bricker; and special nephew, Darin Burns.
A memorial visitation will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015, at Marks Mortuary in Wood River.