Identical twins, Octavia Juliette Mangrum and Abigail Noelle Mangrum, were born and went to be with the Angels on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Clayton, Mo.
Survivors include their parents, Robert and Amber (Stephens) Mangrum of Alton, great-grandfather Ralph Short of Marion, Ill.; grandparents Gleen and Connie Stephens of Eldred, Ill., grandfather Melvin Mangrum of Overland, Mo.; aunts and uncles Aileen and Louie Lodes of O’Fallon, Ill., Andy Stephens of Roxana, Kelley and Earl Mangrum of Overland, Mo., Angie Bailey of South Roxana and cousins Dylan Highley, Lexi, Trevor, and Chase Lodes, of O’Fallon, Ill., and Corey and Brandon Bailey of South Roxana.
They were preceded in death by their great-grandparents Lois and Chester Pruitt, and grandmother Deloris Mangrum.
Private family services will be held.
Online guestbook available at www.pitchfordfuneralhome.com.
Pitchford Funeral Home in Wood River is in charge of arrangements.