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Elaine Brinkley

July 9, 1939 September 12, 2013
Elaine Brinkley
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Elaine Brinkley, age 74, of Golconda, passed away September 12, 2013 at Hardin County General Hospital in Rosiclare, IL.
Elaine was born July 9, 1939 in Piedmont, MO to Edward and Mamie (Brooks) Sweeney.  She was married to the late Robert Brinkley. She enjoyed riding motorcycles, and NASCAR, her favorite driver was Dale Earnhardt. Elaine lived in Venice, Florida where she was a realtor and broker, and also owned and managed properties for Rental Company of Venice, Florida.
She is survived by two sons, Clay and wife Paula Burkhart of Golconda, IL, Gene and wife Patty Burkhart of Hot Springs, South Dakota; three grandsons, Jason Burkhart, Dustin Burkhart, Caleb Burkhart; two brothers, Ernie Sweeney, Clifton Sweeney; two sisters, Stella Schilling, Lou Peluso.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and a brother, Bill Sweeney.
There will be no public service. Aly Funeral Home in Golconda is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to: First United Methodist Church Golconda P.O. Box 117 Golconda, IL 62938

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