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July Lynnatte Wader, 43, of Granite City, IL, passed away at 1:40 p.m. Wed. Dec. 23, 2020 at Missouri Baptist Medical Center in St. Louis, MO. 

She was born Mar. 29, 1977 in Ft. Campbell, KY to Janet (Biggs) Cook and Rodney Lynn Ballard both of Granite City. 

She had been a member of Mt. Zion General Baptist Church. 

In addition to her parents, she is survived by 4 children: Samantha Funk of Joplin, MO, Erin (Bradley) Bishop of Miami, OK, Kristin (Jesalynn) Garner of Joplin, MO and William Wader III of Baxter Springs, KS; 7 grandchildren: Brayden Bro, Kyson Bro, Hayden Cutrell, Alana Bishop, Carson Cutrell, Landon Ruddick and William Wader IV, she was also anxiously awaiting the arrival of 2 new grandbabies; a sister: Mitzi (Kyle) Perkinson of Sullivan, IN; and a brother: Aaron Ballard of Litchfield, IL. 

The family will hold a memorial service at a later date. 

Arrangements with online information and guestbook through Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory may be found at

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