Tina L. Economy, 65, of Granite City, passed away Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015, at Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite City.
She was born June 28, 1950, in Waynesville, Mo., a daughter to the late Lewis and Irene (McCary) Waggoner.
Tina was a longtime R.N., retiring in 2013 from Cahokia Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. In her free time, Tina enjoyed watching old westerns and spending time with her family. She will be remembered for her kind heart and all the special times she shared with her family and friends.
She is survived by and will be missed by her daughters, Mellina Economy of Granite City, Mikla Economy of Granite City, and Michelle and (Steven) Dailey of Granite City; and granddaughter, Stephanie Dailey of Granite City.
In addition to her parents, Tina was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Economy Jr., whom she married on June 25, 1971, in Madison; and her brother, Rex Waggoner.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. until the time of the service at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015, with Pastor Clint Wisdom officiating at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City. Burial will follow at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates in Glen Carbon.