Mary Angela File ‘Angie’

Mary Angela File ‘Angie’

Angie passed away on June 2, 2021, at her home in rural Creal Springs. 

Angie had a nurturing soul and tender heart which was expressed through caring for her animals and veteran patients. Her pets were her passion and she treated them as family. 

Some of Angie’s greatest achievements were earning her nursing degree and establishing her country home. 

She also loved horseback riding, fishing and target shooting. 

Angie’s two daughters and her seven grandchildren gave her endless pride and enjoyment. Her three sisters were her best friends who she adored and entrusted in all aspects of her life.

Angie was preceded in death by her mother, Judy File; her father, Burrell File; and her brother, Randy File.

Remaining family include her daughters, Sarah (Bruce) West and Ashley (Cody) Baity; her grandchildren, Elliahna, Carsten, Colbie, Ansley, Jensen, Charlee and Ledger; her sisters, Carla Houston, Sonya Smith and Jodi Timms; her nieces, McKenzie Timms and Lindsey Hill; her nephews, Luke Shackleford and Tyson Timms; along with many cousins and close friends.


The family wishes to acknowledge with deep appreciation the many prayers and expressions of love, concern and kindness shown to them.

A service honoring the life of Angie File was conducted Tuesday, June 8, at 2 p.m. at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna. Dr. Ron Ferguson officiated. Burial was in Rowan Cemetery near Makanda.

Memorials can be made to St. Francis Care (Animal Shelter), 6228 Country Club Rd., Murphysboro, Ill. 62966.

To share a memory of Angie or to leave an online message of condolence for her family, visit

Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna was in charge of arrangements.

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