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The Clay County Advocate - Press-Flora, IL



07.28.2015

Don Bratton

Don Bratton of Broken Arrow, OK (formerly of Flora, IL) passed away Saturday, July 25 at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa, OK.

Don was born April 13, 1932 in Wayne County, IL to Walter & Iona (Spicer) Bratton. He married Dolores Sloan ...more


06.10.2015

Betty Pennington, 88

Betty Pennington, 88, of Johnsonville, IL passed away 11:55PM Monday, June 8, 2015 at Way-Fair Nursing and Rehab in Fairfield, IL.
Betty was born March 26, 1927 at Teaberry, KY to Will and Martha (Howell) Hall. She married Everett Pennington J ...more


06.10.2015

Phyllis Ann Anderson Shidaker, 82

Phyllis Ann Anderson Shidaker, age 82, died June 03, 2015 in Peoria, IL.
Phyllis was born July 01, 1932 to Paul and Mildred Anderson of Xenia. She attended grade school and 2 years of high school in Xenia, finishing 2 more years of high schoo ...more


06.10.2015

Earl H. Phillips, 79

Earl H. Phillips, 79, of Flora, IL passed away Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at Flora Gardens in Flora.
Earl was born August 29, 1935 at Rinard, IL to Elvin and Violet (Evans) Phillips. He married Helen M. Watson, July 25, 1958 at Cisne, IL and she p ...more


06.10.2015

Bernice "Bud" Misenhimer Jr., 88

Bernice Misenhimer, 88, of Flora, IL died at 6:55 a.m. on Saturday, June 6, 2015, in his home and surrounded by his children.
Bernice, known by all as "Bud," was born on October 22, 1926 in Clay County, Illinois to Bernice Misenhimer and Eu ...more


06.10.2015

Johnny Sherman, 91

Johnny Sherman, age 91, of Flora, Illinois, passed away on Sunday, May 31, 2015, at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham, Illinois.
Johnny was born March 1, 1924 in California. He married Shirley Treadman in 1970. Johnny was retired ...more


06.10.2015

Donald E. Henson, 91

Donald E. Henson, age 91, of Hot Springs, AR, departed this life on Wednesday, June 3, 2015. He was born on November 29, 1923 in Flora, Illinois to William H. and Ollie Henson, and was one of nine siblings.
Loving survivors include his wife of ...more


06.10.2015

Gertrude Helen Rauch, 83

Gertrude Helen Rauch,83, ofIngraham, passed away on Saturday, June 6, 2015 at Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney. Summers-Kistler Funeral Home in Olney is in charge of arrangements
Gertrude was born March 26, 1932 in Clay County, Illinois t ...more


06.1.2015

Doris L. Bright, 90

Doris L. Bright, age 90, of Flora, Illinois, passed away on Saturday, May 30, 2015, at the Oakbrook Village Nursing Home in Huntington, IN.
Doris was born December 13, 1924 in Wayne County to Marshall and Bertha (Jones) Henson. She married Gl ...more


06.1.2015

Mrs. Lathesha LaRea Miller, 44

Mrs. Lathesha LaRea Miller, 44, of Flora, Illinois, died at 6:15 a.m., Friday, May 29, 2015, at her home. Lathesha was born on April 7, 1971, in Effingham, Illinois, to C.E. "Bud" and Juanita (Limes) Mulvaney. On September 6, 2014, Lathesha married ...more


06.1.2015

Kenneth Russell Coggin, 86

Kenneth Russell Coggin, age 86 of Flora, IL, passed away at 9:55 am, Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at his home in Flora, IL.
Kenneth was born Thursday, August 16, 1928 in Flora, IL the son of the late Ove Darling and the late Viola Blanche (Reddish ...more


05.26.2015

John Hubert Mitchell, 83

John Hubert Mitchell, age 83, of Mt. Vernon, IL, passed away at 6:20 pm, Thursday, May 21, 2015 at Nature Trails Nursing Home in Mt. Vernon, IL.
John was born March 02, 1932 in Nelsonville, Ohio, the son of the late John and the late Addie (Sc ...more


05.21.2015

Mayme E. Casolari, 99

Mayme E. Casolari, age 99, of Flora, Illinois, passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at Flora Gardens Care Center in Flora.
Mayme was born January 30, 1916 in Polley, Wisconsin, to Henry R. and Jennie Mae (Christianson) Smith. She married J ...more


05.21.2015

Lela Mae Burgess, 87

Services for Mrs. Lela Mae Burgess, 87, will be held at 11am Thursday, May 21, 2015 at Poplar Creek Community Church of Christ with burial to follow in Poplar Creek Church Cemetery in Orchardville, IL.
Visitation will be from 10am until servic ...more


05.21.2015

Alice Carol Traub, 78

Alice Carol Traub, 78 of Effingham, IL, passed away at 5:21 am, Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham, IL.
Alice Carol was born Wednesday, November 4, 1936 in Effingham, IL, the daughter of the late John Traub ...more


05.21.2015

Cassie Lynn Billington, 19

Cassie Lynn Billington, 19, of Cisne, IL passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2015 near Rinard, IL from the result of an accident.
Cassie was born July 31, 1995 at Evansville, IN to Larry and Janet (Beeson) Billington.
Cassie was a 2013 gra ...more


05.21.2015

Kenneth W. Jennings, Sr., 79

Kenneth W. Jennings, Sr., age 79, of Flora, Illinois, passed away on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at Clay County Hospital in Flora.
Ken was born July 9, 1935 in Oskaloosa to Wesley G. and Florence E. (Devore) Jennings. He married Freda Jones on Sep ...more


05.21.2015

Theresa Ann Caudle, 62

Theresa Ann Caudle, age 62, of Flora, Illinois, passed away on Sunday, May 10, 2015, at Clay County Hospital in Flora.
Theresa was born February 3, 1953 in Kankakee to Donald E. and Bernadine A. (Donley) Boyer. She married Randy Joe Caudle on ...more


05.21.2015

Gaylon Fayette "Geff" Borders III, 69

Gaylon Fayette "Geff" Borders III, age 69, of Flora, Illinois, passed away on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at his home in Flora.
Gaylon was born December 28, 1945 in Blair, Nebraska to Gaylon F. and Barbara (Brown) Borders Jr. He was baptized into t ...more


05.21.2015

Nellie Carolyn VanDyke, 74

Nellie Carolyn VanDyke, age 74, of Louisville, IL, passed away on Thursday, May 7, 2015, at her home in Louisville, IL.
Nellie was born Monday, December 23, 1940 in Flora, IL, the daughter of the late Clovis Ballard and the late Geneva (Glardo ...more


05.21.2015

Makalee "Koo" Payne, 20

Makalee "Koo" Payne,age 20, ofNoble, Illinois passed away on Monday, May 4, 2015 at Deaconess Gateway in Newburgh, Indiana.
Makalee Payne was born to parents Brian Kilgore and Marla (Payne) on August 5, 1994 in Richland County, Illinois.
...more


05.5.2015

Mrs. Shirley J. Cox, 77

Mrs. Shirley J. Cox, 77, of Clay City, Illinois, passed away at 6:12 p.m., Saturday, May 2, 2015, at her home. Shirley was born on September 1, 1937, in Flora, Illinois to Chlorus & Leona (Watson) Dennis. She attended Foster Grade School in rural ...more


05.5.2015

Arthur Leo Kuhl, 78

Arthur Leo Kuhl, age 78, of Ingraham, Illinois passed away on Monday, April 27, 2015 at Hope Hospice in Bonita Springs, Florida. He was born on March 7, 1937 in Clay County.
Art was born on March 7, 1937 in Clay County, Illinois the son of Ber ...more


05.5.2015

Blanche V. Perry, 89

Blanche V. Perry, age 89, of Flora, Illinois, passed away on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at Flora Gardens Care Center in Flora.
Blanche was born December 14, 1925 in Clay County to Fred M. and Florence (Golden) Scheetz. She married Richard E. ...more


04.28.2015

Robert Edwin Shipley, 80

Mr. Robert Edwin Shipley, age 80, of Flora, Illinois, died at 6:15 p.m., April 23, 2015, at Good Samaritan Regional Healthcare Center in Mt. Vernon, IL. Robert was born on March 15, 1935, in St. Louis, Missouri to Robert V. and Alice E. (Stanford) ...more


04.28.2015

James Donald Crawford, 82

James Donald Crawford, age 82, of Flora, Illinois, passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at Flora Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Flora.
Don was born January 23, 1933, in Winchester, to Willie Joe and Nettie (Bilyew) Crawford. ...more


04.28.2015

Billy Joseph Morris, 50

Billy Joseph Morris, age 50, of Louisville, IL, passed away at 11:05 pm, Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at Presence United Samaritans Medical Center in Danville, IL.
Billy was born Friday, September 11, 1964 in Dayton, Ohio, the son of Billy Morri ...more


04.28.2015

Judith "Judy" Susan Jepsen, 73

Judith "Judy" Susan Jepsen, age 73, of Louisville, IL, passed away at 5:44 am, Thursday, April 23, 2015, at her daughter's home in Breese, IL.
Judy was born Friday, November 28, 1941 in Kansas City, MO, the daughter of the late Hollister Strec ...more


04.28.2015

Rose Mary Oestreich, 85

Rose Mary Oestreich, age 85, of Flora, Illinois, passed away on Saturday, April 25, 2015, at Flora Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Flora.
Rose was born August 17, 1929 in Centralia, Illinois, the daughter of John and Molly (Hirsch) Fe ...more


04.28.2015

Karen Keith Chamblin Pulford, 75

Karen Keith Chamblin Pulford, 75, of Tampa, FL, passed away peacefully at home from complications following heart surgery. Karen was born in Cisne, IL, and grew up in nearby Rinard. She was the daughter of Geraldine and Tim Keith (Keith's General Sto ...more


04.28.2015

Arthur "Leon" Bailey

After a blessedly short and pain-free battle with cancer, Arthur "Leon" Bailey peacefully left this world surrounded by his wife, children and grandchildren on April 21, 2015.
He married Eleanore Bash on June 8, 1958 and their union gave them ...more


04.23.2015

Judith "Judy" V. Lewis

Judith "Judy" V. Lewis, age 69, of Louisville, IL, passed away at 10:21 am, Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at her daughter's home in Effingham, IL.
Judy was born March 19, 1946 in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of the late John Junkerman Jr. a ...more


04.23.2015

Jake Eugene Hardy, 85

Jake Eugene Hardy, age 85, of Flora, Illinois, passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Illinois.
Jake was born November 22, 1929 in Clay County, Illinois, to George and Jessie (Proctor) Hardy. He marri ...more


04.23.2015

Stella Bernice Henson, 90

Stella Bernice Henson, age 90, of Louisville, IL, passed away at 1:30 pm, Friday, April 17, 2015, at her home in Louisville, IL.
Stella was born Saturday, May 17, 1924 in Farmer City, IL, the daughter of the late Ernie Pearl Woods and the late ...more


04.23.2015

James F. Totten, 95

James F. Totten, age 95, of Olney, formerly of Noble, Illinois passed away on Friday, April 17, 2015 at Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney.
James was born October 5, 1919 in Bicknell, Indiana to parents Dewey H. Totten and Lillie (Ingram). He ...more


04.23.2015

James A. Eastberg, 66

Mr. James A. Eastberg, 66, of Fairfield, Illinois, died at 12:02 a.m., Thursday, April 16, 2015, at his residence. James was born on November 17, 1948, in Marquette, Michigan, to Ralph James and Caroline Jane (Smith) Eastberg. Jim married Carla Bri ...more


04.16.2015

Aline Fitzgerald, 99

Aline Fitzgerald, age 99, of Louisville, IL, passed away at 5:50 am, Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at Flora Gardens Care Center in Flora, IL.
Aline was born Saturday, October 9, 1915 in Clay County, IL, the daughter of the late Lafayette and the ...more


04.16.2015

Bob L. Ragsdale, 88

Bob L. Ragsdale, age 88, of Xenia, Illinois, passed away Sunday, April 12, 2015, at Good Samaritan RHC in Mt. Vernon, Illinois.
Bob was born May 27, 1926 in Seminole, Oklahoma to James Clifton and Connie Leigh (Haley) Ragsdale. He served his ...more


04.16.2015

Jesse "J.D." Holloway, 56

Jesse "J.D." Holloway, age 56, of Flora, Illinois, passed away on Monday, April 13, 2015, at St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington, Illinois.
J.D. was born in Flora on February 25, 1959 to E.A. "Red" and Madonna (Jones) Holloway. He marrie ...more


04.14.2015

Masako Halbrook, 79

Masako Tomoko Halbrook, 79, of Xenia, IL, passed away on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 in St. Mary's Hospital, Reno, Nevada. Her last day was spent surrounded by her family, who were with her as she peacefully departed.
A memorial service to cel ...more


04.14.2015

Margaret "Margo" Etchison, 93

Margaret "Margo" Etchison, age 93, of Flora, Illinois, passed away on Thursday, April 9, 2015, at her home in Flora.
Margo was born June 5, 1921 in Seattle, Washington to James and Julia (O'Sullivan) Regan. Her parents immigrated to the Unit ...more


04.14.2015

Edna Belle Backs, 87

Edna Belle Backs, age 87, of Louisville, IL passed on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at her home in Louisville, IL.
Edna Belle was born Thursday, December 1, 1927 in Du Bois, IL, the daughter of the late Raymond Summers and the late Emma (Overturf) ...more


04.14.2015

Mr. Edward E. "Zip" Zimmerman, Jr., 85

Mr. Edward E. "Zip" Zimmerman, Jr., 85, of Dade City, Florida, formerly of Ligonier, Indiana, died at 12:36 p.m. on Saturday, April 4, 2015, at HPH Hospice in Brooksville, Florida. Edward was born in Lamberton, Minnesota, on June 28, 1929, to Edward ...more


04.14.2015

Marjorie "Marge" Rosaline Bailey, 84

Marjorie "Marge" Rosaline Bailey, age 84, of Louisville, IL, passed away on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at 5:53 pm, at Clay County Hospital in Flora, IL,
Marge was born Saturday, April 4, 1931 in Flora, IL the daughter of the late John Paul O'De ...more


04.14.2015

Mrs. Elicia C. "Lisa" Henderson, 58

Mrs. Elicia C. "Lisa" Henderson, 58, of Flora, Illinois, died at 4:20 a.m., Friday, April 10, 2015, at her home. Elicia was born September 8, 1956, in Flora, Illinois, to Grover and Edna (Baker) Turner. She graduated from Flora High School in 1974. ...more


04.6.2015

Charles T. Oestreich, 87

Charles T. Oestreich, age 87, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, April 1st, 2015, at his home in Flora.
Charles was born January 6, 1928 in Centralia, Illinois, to Charles and Clara (Gutzler) Oestreich. He married Rose Mary Felton on ...more


04.3.2015

Dr. Keith E. JenKins

Dr. Keith E. JenKins, noted physician, 59, of Flora, Illinois, died Monday morning, March 30, 2015, at his home. Dr. JenKins was born in Oakland, California, on November 15, 1955, to Eugene and Helen Elaine (Runyon) JenKins. On October 10, 2009, Dr ...more


04.3.2015

Helen "Fern" Barbee, 92

Helen "Fern" Barbee, 92, of Louisville, IL, passed away at 7:10 p.m. on Saturday, March 28, 2015, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN.
Fern was born on November 25, 1922 at Aley and Mattie (Eckle) Winchester. She married Victor Barbee o ...more


04.3.2015

Ruth L. Bush, 72

Ruth L. Bush, age 72, of Morrison, Illinois, passed away on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at her residence.
Ruth was born January 15, 1943 in Flora to parents Albert R. and Lucille (Rhoades) Crumbacher. She was married to Larry R. Bush on December 7 ...more


03.30.2015

Jerome E. "Eddie" Bugielski Jr., 24

Jerome E. "Eddie" Bugielski Jr., 24, of Cisne, Illinois passed away March 25th, 2015 at his home.
Jerome was born July 26th, 1990 in Melrose Park, Illinois a son of Jerome E., Sr. and Elizabeth (Dobrowoski) Bugielski. He was a line worker wit ...more


03.30.2015

Homer Lee Headlee, 84

Homer Lee Headlee, age 84 of Effingham, IL, formerly of Louisville, passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2015, at 8:05 a.m. at his home in Effingham, IL.
Homer was born Friday, October 24, 1930 in Clay County, IL. On February 25, 1950 he was un ...more


03.30.2015

Dollie Mae (Payne) Farris, 86

Former longtime Flora resident Dollie Mae (Payne) Farris, 86, passed away peacefully at home in Phoenix, Arizona, on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. She was born in Flora, Illinois, on July 18, 1928, to Effie Elizabeth and Clarence George Payne. Dollie live ...more


03.30.2015

Pastor Mark H. Shell, 54

Pastor Mark H. Shell, age 54, of Wayne City, Illinois, passed away Friday, March 27, 2015, at his home in Wayne City.
Mark was born April 25, 1960, in Fairfield, the son of Jackie and Iris (Henry) Shell. He married Kay Miller on June 22, 1979 ...more


03.30.2015

Dena D. (Oulrey) Wathan, 82

Dena D. (Oulrey) Wathan, age 82, of Xenia, Illinois, passed away on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at her home in Xenia.
Dena was born March 24, 1933 in Clay County to John and Elnora (McCally) Oulrey. She married Melvin "Gene" Wathan on March 21 ...more


03.27.2015

Mrs. Beulah "Juanita" Hilderbrand, 100

Mrs. Beulah "Juanita" Hilderbrand, 100, of Clay City, Illinois, died at 2:05 p.m. on Sunday, March 22, 2015, at the Burge House in Flora, Illinois. Juanita was born on February 11, 1915, to Adolf and Winnie May (Sparling) Lister in Ingraham, Illinoi ...more


03.27.2015

Dorothy L. Hasler, 87

Dorothy L. Hasler, age 87, of Olney, passed away March 23, 2015 at Richland Memorial Hospital on the Third Floor.
Dorothy was born September 20, 1927 in Chichester, Sussex, England to parents William Philip Parr and Gertrude Alicia Randall. S ...more


03.27.2015

Andy Wayne Wathan, 59

Andy Wayne Wathan, age 59, of Louisville, Illinois passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2015 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, Illinois.
Andy was born August 22, 1955 in Flora, Illinois to William "Bill" and Betty (McVeigh) Wathan. He ma ...more


03.24.2015

Arthur B. Greathouse

A Celebration of Life for Arthur B. Greathouse will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at the Community of Christ church in Mountain Home, Arkansas. Art Greathouse passed away on March 11, 2015 at Cox South Regional Medical Center in ...more


03.24.2015

Maxine Caudle Allison, 92

Maxine Caudle Allison, 92, of Xenia, IL passed away 4:05AM Thursday, March 19, 2015 at Flora Gardens Care Center.
Maxine was born August 10, 1922 at Orchardville, IL to John and Gladys Catherine (Schofield) Smith. She first married Donald Cau ...more


03.24.2015

Lloyd E. Mann, 93

Lloyd E. Mann, 93, of Oblong, IL passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 11:07 p.m. at the Magnolia Center, Crawford Memorial Hospital, Robinson, IL.
Born on January 31, 1922 in Oblong, IL. he was the son of Porter Wilson Mann and Grace Elizabe ...more


03.19.2015

Charles L. Wells, 88

Charles L. Wells, 88 of Cisne, IL passed away at 2:40AM, Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at Heritage Woods in Flora, IL.
He was born on July 18, 1926 at Mt. Erie, IL to Fred & Ella (VanFossan) Wells. He married Pauline Laird on Mar. 27, 1955 at Joh ...more


03.19.2015

Kay Anita Hinkle, 71

Kay Anita Hinkle, age 71, of Cisne, IL passed away at 9:22 a.m. on Tuesday, March 17, 2015, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN.
She was born Tuesday, November 9, 1943 in Farina, IL, the daughter of the late Richard Pemberton and the late ...more


03.16.2015

Jerald Breeze, 68

Jerald Lee Breeze, 68, of Mt. Vernon, IN passed away March 13, 2015 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville IN. He was born January 14, 1947 in Mt. Vernon, IN, to Melvin and Katherine (Carman) Breeze.
Jerald was the Owner and Operator of All Tech ...more


03.16.2015

Ethel Rhodes, 85

Ethel Louise Rhodes, age 85, of Flora, Illinois passed away on Thursday, March 12, 2015 at Flora Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Flora.
Ethel was born June 20, 1929 in Clay County, IL to Ocie and Effie (Cooper) Tolliver. During her y ...more


03.16.2015

Virginia Rose Willis, 85

Virginia Rose Willis, age 85, of Cahokia, IL, passed away peacefully on the morning of March 12, 2015 at her daughter Pat's residence in Olney, IL.
Virginia was born February 26, 1930, in Flora to parents John Henry Mitchell and Bertie (Hord) ...more


03.11.2015

William M. "Mart" Haycock Jr., 81

William M. "Mart" Haycock Jr., age 81, of Flora, Illinois, passed away on Monday, March 9, 2015, at Clay County Hospital in Flora.
Mart was born March 1, 1934 in Flora to William Martin and Mary Evelyn (Broiles) Haycock Sr. He married Sandra ...more


03.10.2015

Katharine Elaine LeDuke, 71

Katharine Elaine LeDuke, 71, of Elwood, Nebraska, formerly of Cisne, passed away Monday, November 19, 2012 at Phelps Memorial Hospital in Holdrege, Nebraska. She was born May 31, 1941 at Oak Park, IL to Elmer and Mary Nell (Barber) Claus.
On ...more


03.10.2015

Carolyn Lane, 73

Carolyn Lane, age 73, of Kinmundy, Illinois passed away at 8:20 p.m. on March 6, 2015 at home.
Carolyn was born February 9, 1942 in Kinmundy to parents Wayne Woodward and Leola (Brown) Woodward. She married Ronald Lane of Kinmundy on October 1 ...more


03.10.2015

Charlotte McKnight, 85

Charlotte McKnight, age 85, of Flora, Illinois, passed away on Sunday, March 8, 2015, at Flora Gardens Care Center in Flora.
Charlotte was born December 18, 1929 in Greene County, Illinois to Thomas Franklin and Ruby (Thaxton) Overbey. She ...more


03.10.2015

Charles Felty, 73

Charles Felty, age 73, of Clay City passed away on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at his residence.
Charles was born May 29, 1941 in Rolla, Missouri to parents Charles Felty and Opal (Tice). He married Joyce (Rosenberger) on May 27, 1961.
Char ...more


03.10.2015

Dorothy G. Henderson, 100

Dorothy G. Henderson, 100, of Lake Mills, IA, formerly of Cisne, passed away 2:45 pm Sunday, March 8, 2015 at Lake Mills Care Center in Lake Mills, IA.
Dorothy was born January 26, 1915 in Geff, IL to Lafe and Cora (Fansler) Porter. She marri ...more


03.10.2015

Dominic Alfred Cricelli, 87

Dominic Alfred Cricelli, age 87, of Flora, Illinois passed away at 4:25 p.m. on Thursday, March 5, 2015 at his home in Flora.
Dominic was born November 12, 1927 in Caulonia, Italy, the son of Frank and Carmella (Calipari) Cricelli. He married ...more


03.6.2015

Clifford R. "Dan" McGrew, 78

Clifford R. "Dan" McGrew, 78, of Mount Carmel, passed away on Friday, February 27, 2015 at his residence.
Dan was born the oldest child on October 19, 1936 in Clay County, IL, the son of Merle and Florence (Taylor) McGrew.
Dan was a tru ...more


03.3.2015

John Darrel Blair, 91

John Darrel Blair, age 91, of Louisville, IL, passed away at 2:02 am, Thursday, February 26, 2015, at Flora Gardens Nursing Home in Flora, IL.
John was born Thursday, November 1, 1923 in Blair Township, Clay County, IL, the son of the late Elz ...more


03.3.2015

Donald Wayne O'Dell, 79

Donald Wayne O'Dell, age 79, of Louisville, IL, passed away at 2:25 pm, Friday, February 27, 2015, at Clay County Hospital in Flora, IL.
Donald was born Monday, April 1, 1935 in Clay County, IL, the son of the late Leland O'Dell and the late B ...more


02.26.2015

Michael L. Shehorn, 61

Michael L. Shehorn, 61 years old of Antioch, IL passed away Friday, February 13, 2015 at St. Catherine's Medical Center, Pleasant Prairie, WI. He was born May 21, 1953, the son of Robert F. and Bernice "Bunny"
(Glaspy) Shehorn. On May 24, 1975 ...more


02.26.2015

Norma Jean Hagen, 85

Norma Jean Hagen, 85, of Flora, formerly of Olney, Illinois, passed away on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at Flora Healthcare and Rehab.
Norma was born October 9, 1929 in Clay County. Her parent's names were William Lawrence and Elfleta "Tippie" ...more


02.26.2015

Margaret J. "Marge" Seelman, 89

Margaret J. "Marge" Seelman, age 89, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Sunday, February 22, 2015 at Flora Gardens Care Center in Flora.
Marge was born March 19, 1925 in Bedford, Indiana to Chlorus Durland "C.D." and Lucy Francis (McBride) McGann ...more


02.26.2015

Nita Carol Noblet, 63

Nita Carol Noblet, age 63, of Flora, Illinois passed away Sunday, February 22, 2015 at the home of her sister, Rita, in Flora.
Nita was born January 9, 1952, in the Flora Hospital, Flora, IL, 8 hours after Rita, to parents Arthur N. Noblet (bo ...more


02.26.2015

Dennis L. Sharp, 58

Dennis L. Sharp, age 58, of Ingraham, Illinois passed away Friday, February 20, 2015, at his home in Ingraham.
Dennis was born August 8, 1956 in Clay County to Raymond and Etta Marie (Mitchell) Sharp. He married Deborah White on December 19, ...more


02.26.2015

John H. Little, 94

John H. Little, 94, of Flora, formerly of Du Quoin, passed away at 5:00 A.M., Friday, January 30, 2015 at the Clay County Hospital in Flora, IL.
John had been a letter carrier for the Du Quoin Post Office and retired in May of 1975 after worki ...more


02.18.2015

John D. Booker, 75

May 23, 1939 - February 15, 2015
Booker, John D., of St. Charles, MO, died on Sunday, February 15, 2015, at the age of 75. Loving husband of Margaret "Peggy" Booker; beloved son of the late Edgar and Lily Booker; devoted father of Tom (Mary Be ...more


02.18.2015

Loris Bryson Jacobs, 74

Loris Bryson Jacobs, age 74, passed away peacefully on January 9, 2015 at Shawnee Garden Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Shawnee, Kansas. A celebration in memory of her life will be held in the spring.
Loris was born on December 16, 19 ...more


02.18.2015

Jerry Eugene Long, 71

Jerry Eugene Long, age 71 of Flora, Illinois passed away at 12:19 a.m. on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, Illinois.
Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 20, 2015 at Pagel Funeral Homes i ...more


02.18.2015

Clarence Ray "C.R." Carver, 80

Clarence Ray "C.R." Carver, age 80, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Monday, February 16, 2015, at his home.
C.R. was born September 2, 1934, in Todd County, KY, the son of Clarence and Eva (Cannon) Carver. He was united in marriage to Jean S ...more


02.9.2015

Janet Rebecca Rigg, 67

Janet Rebecca Rigg, age 67, of Rochelle, Illinois passed away Thursday, February 5, 2015 at her home in Rochelle.
Janet was born March 3, 1947 in Fairbury, IL to Charles and Ferne (Bussey) Harrell. She married Ray Rigg on November 27, 1965 in ...more


02.5.2015

Naomi Juanita Sutton, 98

Naomi Juanita Sutton, age 98, formerly of Flora, Illinois, passed away Saturday, January 31, 2015 at Lutheran Care Center in Altamont.
Juanita was born October 4, 1916 in Clay County to Claude and Alma (Roley) Colclasure. She married Dean Sut ...more


02.5.2015

Peggy J. Higgins, 74

Peggy J. Higgins, age 74, of Rinard, Illinois, passed away Monday, February 2, 2015, at her home in Rinard.
Peggy was born March 26, 1940 in Hiram, MO to Bryan and Mary (Hedrick) Bell. She married Bob Kyburz in 1962. She later married Ben Hi ...more


02.5.2015

William A. "Corky" Schnepper, 68

William A. "Corky" Schnepper, 68, of rural Rinard, died at 9:35 a.m., Monday, February 2, 2015 at home.
Corky was a retired truck driver, former owner of "Corky's Bar" in Clay City, and had also worked in the oil fields. He served in Vietnam ...more


02.3.2015

H. Imogene Gordon, 92

H. Imogene Gordon, age 92, of Clay City passed away on Thursday, January 29, 2015 at Burgin Manor in Olney.
Imogene was born July 9, 1922 in Doddridge County, West Virginia to parents Frank Wilcox and Esta (Laughrey). She married Fred Gordon, ...more


02.3.2015

Stewart W. Noll, 50

Stewart W. Noll, 50, of Savannah, GA formerly of Sailor Springs, IL died at 5:57 p.m. on Wednesday the 21st of January 2015 at the Hospice House in Savannah, GA. Stewart worked as a conductor for the Olde Town Trolley Tours of Savannah and enjoyed e ...more


02.3.2015

Dr. Horace C. King, 87

Dr. Horace C. King, age 87, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Friday, January 23, 2015 at his home in Flora.
Dr. King was born April 25, 1927 on the Crickman Farm in Clay County, Illinois to Horace G. and Opal H. (Crickman) King. He married Jos ...more


02.3.2015

Karen Sue Thompson, 44

Karen Sue Thompson, 44, of Crossville, Illinois, died Sunday, February 01, 2015, at her home. She was born May 20, 1970, in St. Marys, Ohio, the daughter of David and Janice (Whited) Winters. She was married to Tim Thompson, and he survives. Karen wa ...more


02.3.2015

Jack LaVerne Thatcher, 78

Jack LaVerne Thatcher, 78, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Sunday, February 1, 2015, at Flora Gardens Care Center, surrounded by family.
Jack was born in Mt. Vernon, IL, on August 19, 1935, to Gladys and Kenneth Thatcher. In 1938 he moved to F ...more


02.3.2015

Pamela Joy Moore, 70

Pamela Joy Moore, age 70, of Louisville, IL, passed away at 1:28 am, Saturday, January 31, 2015, in Springfield, Illinois.
She was born April 29, 1944, in Batavia, Illinois, the daughter of Newton Charles and Frieda Violet (Anderson) Smith. S ...more


02.3.2015

Ray Carl Lynn, 70

Ray Carl Lynn, 70, of Wynoose, went to his Heavenly Home at 1:10 a.m. on Thursday, January 29, 2015, at the Arch Helia Rehab Center in Olney, Illinois.
Visitation will be Monday, February 2, 2015 from 4 to 8 p.m. and funeral services on Tuesda ...more


01.29.2015

Jeremy Paul Mix-Bissey, 18

Jeremy Paul Mix-Bissey, 18, of Cisne passed away 1:24AM Monday, January 26, 2015 at Clay County Hospital.
Jeremy was born October 10, 1996 at Olney, IL to Everett and Pamela Mix-Bissey. He was a senior at Cisne High School, a member of 4-H, FF ...more


01.29.2015

Virginia Moseley, 80

Virginia Moseley, age 80, of Clay City passed away on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at Flora Rehab and Health Care Center in Flora, Illinois.
Virginia was born on October 14, 1934 in Sailor Springs, Illinois to parents Lindell Snell and Magdlena ...more


01.28.2015

Dr. Joseph H. Wyatt Died January 22, 2015


SUTTONS BAY, MI - Dr. Joseph Herbert Wyatt, 94, of Suttons Bay, passed away Jan. 22, 2015 at his home surrounded by his loving family.
Dr. Wyatt was born on Feb. 20, 1920 in Flora, IL, the son of Herbert and Stella (Peak) Wyatt. On J ...more


01.26.2015

James Leroy "Binger" Uebinger, 78

James Leroy "Binger" Uebinger, age 78, passed away at 7:55 p.m. Tuesday, January 20, 2015, at home, surrounded by his family.
Jim was born in Wendelin on April 19, 1936, and married Donna Lee on June 3, 1956, in a ceremony at her parent's home ...more


01.26.2015

Garland Walter Poehler

Garland Walter Poehler of Louisville, Illinois, passed away peacefully on January 21, 2015, at Lakeland Care Center in Effingham, IL. He was born the only son to Walter F. and Sylvia A. Poe Poehler on July 20, 1919, in rural Effingham County, IL. A ...more


01.26.2015

Marie French, 90

Marie French, age 90, of Flora, Illinois, passed away on Monday, January 26, 2015, at Flora Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Flora.
Marie was born January 5, 1925 in Bluford, Illinois to Elza and Jessie Holloway. She married Edwin A. ...more


01.22.2015

Mary Ann (Hardy) Brentlinger, 87

Mary Ann (Hardy) Brentlinger, 87, of Flora, Illinois, met Jesus, family, and friends on Sunday, January 18, 2015. Raised on a farm in Covington, Indiana, Mary Ann was a very hard worker. If you sat with her any length of time, she would tell you ma ...more


01.22.2015

Gregory A. Colclasure, 60

Gregory A. Colclasure, age 60, of Flora, passed away Monday, January 19, 2015, at home.
He was born October 13, 1954, in Flora, the son of Paul A. and Dorothy H. (Montoney) Colclasure. Greg worked for GSI, and will be remembered as a kind-hea ...more


01.20.2015

Roland Ross Kemmerer, 96

Roland Ross Kemmerer, age 96, of Camdenton, MO, passed away at 1:47 pm, Friday, January 16, 2015, at Missouri Veteran's Home in Mexico, MO.
Roland was born Friday, May 10, 1918 in Louisville, IL, the son of Roland Charles Kemmerer and Elsie (R ...more


01.20.2015

Marie Lucille Block Connett, 99

Marie Connett, age 99 years, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Saturday, January 10, 2015 in Flora.
She was born Marie Lucille Block on May 29, 1915 in East St Louis, IL to Frederick and Frances (Craft) Block. The Crafts' were longtime residents ...more


01.20.2015

James Burvill (JB) Courtright, 81

James Burvill (JB) Courtright, 81, of Geff, Illinois completed his earthly journey Friday January 16, 2015 at his home surrounded by his love ones.
JB was born February 14th, 1933, in Cisne, Illinois, to Guy and Mildred (McCracken) Courtright ...more


01.20.2015

Letha G. Whitney-Gordon, 96

Letha G. Whitney-Gordon, age 96, of Kinmundy, IL, passed away at 7:00am, Wednesday, January 14, 2015, at her home in Kinmundy.
Letha was born Sunday, July 21, 1918 in Clay County, IL, the daughter of the late Loyd Mulvaney and the late Martha ...more


01.20.2015

Nancy Louise Thomas, 50

Nancy Louise Thomas, age 50, of Willow Springs, Mo., departed this life on January 3, 2015, at her home. She was born Mary 28, 1964 in Odessa, Texas, the daughter of Alvin Ray and Shirley Ann (Bowen) Payne.
She is preceded in death by her fath ...more


01.12.2015

Brenda Sue Phillips, 51

Brenda Sue Phillips, 51, of Anna died at 9:15pm on January 8, 2015 at her home surrounded by her family and loved ones.
Brenda was born on December 23, 1963 in Chester, Illinois the daughter of James E. Brown and Doris Jean (Cox) Brown. She m ...more


01.12.2015

George C. King, 79

George C. King, age 79, of Orlando, Florida, formerly of Sterling, Virginia, passed away on Wednesday, January 7, 2015, at the home of his son in Soddy-Daisy, Tennessee.
George was born August 1, 1935 in Xenia, IL to Curtis and Gladys (Henson) ...more


01.12.2015

Lawrence A. Steinke Sr., 82

Lawrence A. Steinke Sr., 82 of Cisne, IL passed away Saturday at his home.
He was born on Mar. 4, 1932 at Belvidere, IL to August & Effie (Hettrick) Steinke.
He married Hermelinde (Linde) Kuhnel on July 9, 1957 at Gelnhausen, Germany a ...more


01.12.2015

William "Bill" H Hanna, 71

William "Bill" H Hanna, age 71 , of Alma, IL, passed away at 9:35pm, Friday, January 9, 2015, at his home.
Bill was born July 08, 1943 in Salem, Illinois, the son of Robert Denton and Velma (Long) Hanna.
He owned and trained standard b ...more


01.7.2015

Imogene Lee Grubb, 91

IMOGENE LEE "GRUBBY' GRUBB, 91, of Cisne, IL passed away 11:33AM Tuesday, January 06, 2015 at Cisne Rehab and Health Care Center.
Imogene was born January 17, 1923 at Lindenwood, IL to Orville Ezra and Sarah Delores (Loften) Dunahoo. She marr ...more


01.5.2015

Carrie Ann Gill, 90

Carrie Ann Gill, 90, of Clay City, IL passed away 9:40AM Friday, January 2, 2015 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN.
Carrie Ann was born February 10, 1924 at Clay City, IL to Earnie R. and Ellen (Garrison) Hosselton. She married Rex Gill ...more


01.5.2015

Raymond William "Bill" Wedeking, 76

Raymond William "Bill" Wedeking, 76, of Madisonville, KY, passed away Saturday January 3, 2015 at Baptist Health.
Mr. Wedeking was born February 15, 1938 in Metropolis, IL to the late William A. Wedeking and Hazel Rogers Wedeking.
Mr. W ...more


01.5.2015

Margaret Billington, 93

Margaret Billington, age 93, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Saturday, January 3, 2015, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, Illinois.
Margaret was born December 28, 1921, in Flora to Frank Engelmeier Sr. and Ellen Elizabeth (Dunigan) Eng ...more


01.5.2015

Virginia I. "Ginnie" Garver, age 85

Virginia Irene "Ginnie" Garver, age 85, of Eldersburg, passed away, Saturday, January 3, 2015, at Seasons Hospice at Northwest, Randallstown, MD.
Born February 25, 1929, in Flora, IL she was the daughter of the late Floyd Hockman a ...more


01.2.2015

Robert L. Burgess, 83

Robert L. Burgess, age 83, of Flora, Illinois, passed away 5:45 p.m. Christmas Day, Thursday, December 25, 2014, at his home.
Robert was born June 12, 1931, in Xenia, the son of Robert H. and Flossie (Burkett) Burgess. He was united in marria ...more


01.2.2015

Gary L. Hamilton, 80

Gary L. Hamilton, age 80, of Flora, Illinois, passed away peacefully and in the comfort of his family, Saturday, December 27, 2014, at St. John's Hospice in Springfield, Illinois.
Gary was born May 13, 1934, in Flora, to Clint and Bea (McHenry ...more


01.2.2015

Dorothy Lee Richars, 80

Dorothy Lee Richars, age 80, of Pana, Illinois, formerly of Flora, Illinois, passed away on Sunday, December 28, 2014 at Gowin Parc in Pana.
Dorothy was born August 24, 1934 in Flora to James and Rena (York) McBride. She married Neil Eugene ...more


12.16.2014

Mrs. Mary Alice Gordon, 72

Mrs. Mary Alice Gordon, 72, of Brownsburg, Indiana, passed away at 5:05 a.m. on Thursday, December 11, 2014, at her daughter's home in Flora, Illinois. Mary was born on August 21, 1942, to Elmon "Grady" and Pearl Tucker in Pike County, Kentucky. On J ...more


12.16.2014

Christine Jo McQuiston, 67

Christine Jo McQuiston, 67, died at 6:55 p.m. on Friday, December 12, 2014, at Flora Gardens Care Center in Flora, Illinois.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 16, 2014, at Kohn Funeral Home in Flora. Visitat ...more


12.16.2014

Ruth Ann "Ruthie (Schwager) Meyer, 90

Ruth Ann "Ruthie (Schwager) Meyer, 90, of Flora, IL, took her final step "onward and upward" on December 9, 2014. Her life was the depiction of this phrase as she daily encouraged people to "forget unpleasant experiences and failures and think abou ...more


12.16.2014

Robert Wayne Cameron, 62

Robert Wayne Cameron, age 62, of Lincoln, Alabama, formerly of Flora, IL passed away on Friday, December 5, 2014, at his home in Lincoln, Alabama.
He was born Wednesday, November 19, 1952 in Polk County, Florida, the son of Leland Cameron and ...more


12.16.2014

Francis "Fran" Mae Smith, 69

Francis "Fran" Mae Smith, age 69, of Louisville, IL, went to be with the Lord on Monday, December 8, 2014, at Flora Rehab & Healthcare Center in Flora, IL.
Fran was born August 19, 1945 in Farina, Illinois of Fayette County, the daughter of ...more


12.16.2014

Charles Kraucunas, 68

Charles Kraucunas, age 68 of Edgewood, IL passed away at 8:24 a.m. Monday, December 8, 2014 at St. Anthony Memorial Hospital in Effingham, IL.
Memorial Service at 7 p.m. Thursday, December 11, 2014 at Pagel funeral home in Edgewood, IL with a ...more


12.16.2014

Bertha May Thompson, 84

Bertha May Thompson, age 84, of Flora, Illinois, passed away on Thursday, December 4, 2014 at Clay County Hospital in Flora.
Bertha was born September 19, 1930 in Rochester, New York to Carlin and Alice (Chadwick) Smith. She married Irving Le ...more


12.16.2014

William "Bill" Coughlin, 78

William "Bill" Coughlin, 78, of Xenia, IL died December 4, 2014 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.
Born August 19, 1936 in Kinmundy, he was the son of Hugh D. and Golda (Lambird) Coughlin who preceded him in death.
Mr. Coughlin w ...more


12.4.2014

Edna G. (Hubble) Gill, 103

Mrs. Edna G. (Hubble) Gill, 103, passed away Monday, December 1 at Clay County Hospital.
Edna was born August 29, 1911 to William and Maude (Reid) Hubble. She married Glen W. "Pete' Gill on June 20, 1931. They were married for sixty-six years ...more


12.4.2014

Joshua Paul Klingler, 21 months

Joshua Paul Klingler, 21 months of age, of Olney, Illinois passed away on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney, Illinois. Summers-Kistler Funeral Home in Olney is in charge of arrangements
Joshua was born February ...more


12.4.2014

Wilma L. Myers, 83

Wilma L. Myers, 83, of Cisne, IL passed away at 8:25pm Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at Way-Fair Nursing Home in Fairfield, IL.
Wilma was born December 13, 1930 at Cisne, IL to Daniel and Edith (Hilliard) Rogers. She married William "Bill' Myers S ...more


12.4.2014

Charles "Chuck" A. Lewis, 66

Charles "Chuck" A. Lewis, age 66, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Thursday, November 27, 2014, at Select Specialty Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.
Chuck was born September 14, 1948, in Hord, Illinois, the son of Carlton and Maxine (Fitzgerald ...more


12.2.2014

Evelyn (Burt) Nicholas

Evelyn Irene Nicholas, age 88, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 29th. Born January 18, 1926 in Flora, IL, she was the daughter of Orra and Mary Burt. Evelyn moved from Flora to Chicago at age 20 where she met and married the love of her ...more


11.18.2014

Galen "Red" Schroeder, 85

Galen "Red" Schroeder, age 85, of Flora, Illinois passed away Thursday, November 13, 2014 at his home in Flora.
Red was born December 9, 1928 in Flora to Francis and Gladys Schroeder. He married Betty Richardson Snyder on November 28, 1987. R ...more


11.18.2014

Willena "Winnie" Jane Henson, 86

Willena "Winnie" Jane Henson, 86, of Delaware, Ohio passed away Saturday morning November 15, 2014 at the Arbors of Delaware.
She was born November 23, 1927 in Wayne County, Illinois to the late Charles and Milda (Duke) Van Fossan.
Wi ...more


11.13.2014

Matilda Ann "Toots" Payne, 78

Matilda Ann "Toots" Payne, age 78, of Flora, Illinois passed away Monday, November 10, 2014 at Flora Gardens Care Center in Flora.
Matilda was born at home in Sailor Springs, Illinois on April 13, 1936 to Pearl and Florence (Anderson) Payne. ...more


11.13.2014

Darrell C. Smith, 84

Darrell C. Smith, age 84, of Fairfield, Illinois passed away Monday, November 10, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at Way-Fair Restorium.
Darrell was born February 20, 1930 in Pontiac, Illinois to parents Logan Smith and Mary Ellis. He married Mary Schulte ...more


11.10.2014

Lloyd L. Carder, 96

Lloyd L. Carder, age 96, of Clay City, Illinois passed away on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at Flora Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Flora.
Lloyd was born June 18, 1918 at the family home place in Pixley Township to John and Ella (Noll ...more


10.29.2014

Edna Irene (Fear) Hockman formerly of Flora

Edna Hockman passed away peacefully October 27, 2014 in Florida. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil H. Hockman. She was born in Salem, IL May 7, 1918. She was the beloved Mother of Jeanie Hockman Sebra, June Hockman Meyer and Robert H ...more


10.28.2014

Geneva Louise (Bynum) Greenwood, 89

Mrs. Geneva Louise (Bynum) Greenwood, 89, of Flora, Illinois, passed away at 2:07 a.m. on Thursday, October 23, 2014, at Clay County Hospital in Flora, Illinois. Geneva was born on February 10, 1925, to P.T. and Ruth (Lockwood) Bynum in Calliham, Tex ...more


10.21.2014

Mr. Robert "Bob" D. Woods, 80

Mr. Robert "Bob" D. Woods, 80, of Bridgeport, Illinois, passed away at 6:40 p.m. on Friday, October 17, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Indiana. Bob was born on September 10, 1934, to Jessie and Gladys (Stoops) Woods in Newton, Illino ...more


10.21.2014

Lawrence "Tom" Brown, 80

Lawrence "Tom" Brown 80, of Cisne, Il. passed away at 12:35am Friday October 17th, 2014 at his home.
Tom was born June 15, 1934, at Franklin, IN. the son of Lawrence John and Twanette (Doty) Brown. He married Stella (White) Thomason November ...more


10.21.2014

Mrs. Nancy K. (Beck) Miller, 75

Mrs. Nancy K. (Beck) Miller, 75, of Dyer, Indiana, formerly of Flora, Illinois died at 2:45 p.m. on Thursday, October 16, 2014, at Munster Med Inn in Munster, Indiana. Nancy was born on December 5, 1938, to Maynard and Jane (Montgomery) Beck in Flora ...more


10.21.2014

Mary Elizabeth (Phillips) Francis, 29

Mary Elizabeth (Phillips) Francis, age 29, of Newton, Illinois and formerly of Wendelin, Illinois passed away at 2:45 PM - Sunday, October 19, 2014 at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham, Illinois.
Mass of Christian Burial wi ...more


10.7.2014

David A. Dye, 77

David A. Dye, 77, of Mt. Erie, IL passed away 11:27AM Saturday, October 4, 2014 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital.
He was born October 9, 1936 at Buggarville, IL to Bill and Edith (Smith) Dye. He married Anna Pearl Allison, October 1, 1955 at ...more


10.7.2014

Timothy Wayne Turner, 55

Timothy Wayne Turner, 55, of Ingraham, IL passed away on October 3, 2014 at his residence.
Timothy Wayne Turner was born November 30, 1958 in Flora, IL to parents Robert Turner and Lois Hastings. He was a member of the Sons of American Legion ...more


10.7.2014

Lee Roy Brown, 79

Lee Roy Brown, 79, of Fairfield, IL passed away 6:50PM Friday, October 3, 2014 at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon, IL.
Lee Roy was born April 29, 1935, at Buggarville, IL to Roy E. and Etta B. (Cox) Brown. He married Marga ...more


10.2.2014

Martha E. Hosselton, 86

Martha E. Hosselton, 86, of Mt. Vernon, IL formerly of Flora, IL passed away 4:40AM Monday, September 29, 2014 at Mt. Vernon Health Care Center at Mt. Vernon, IL.
Martha was born May 29, 1928 at Mexico, MO to Noble and Bertha A. (Mitchell) Car ...more


10.2.2014

Lois Imogene Smith, 93

Lois Imogene Smith, age 93, of Louisville, IL, passed away at 9:21am, Saturday, September 27, 2014, at the Lakeland Rehabilitation & Health Care Center in Effingham, IL.
Imogene was born May 03, 1921 in Clay County, Illinois, the daughter of O ...more


10.2.2014

Riley Marce Eads, 12

Riley Marce Eads, age 12, of Olney, Illinois passed away Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at Franklin Hospital in Benton, Illinois.
Riley was born February 18, 2002 in Robinson, Illinois to Ronnie W. and Christy (Tannahill) Eads. He enjoyed doing ...more


10.2.2014

Eunice "Rae" Plumlee, 81

Eunice "Rae" Plumlee, age 81, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Saturday, September 27, 2014, at her home in Flora.
Rae was born February 6, 1933, in Bridgeport, the daughter of Chester E. and Barbara E. (Rayl) Armitage. She was united in marri ...more


10.2.2014

Bennie H. Clifton, 79

Bennie H. Clifton, 79, of Cisne, IL passed away at 9:45PM Thursday, September 25, 2014 at Way-Fair Nursing and Rehab Center at Fairfield, IL
He was born on Sept. 21, 1935 in Howard, KS to Claude & Nancy Ellen (Meeks) Clifton.
He marri ...more


09.24.2014

Patricia Ann Greifzu, 83

Patricia Ann Greifzu, 83, of Mt. Erie, IL passed away 10:25AM, Monday, September 22, 2014 at her residence.
Patricia was born September 14, 1931 at Bennington, IL to Ross and Orva (Russell) Bradley. She married Earnest (Bill) Greifzu Septembe ...more


09.24.2014

Peggy G. Kessler, 84

Peggy G. Kessler, age 84, of Louisville, Illinois was reunited with her husband Bob on Sunday, September 21, 2014 when she passed away at her home in Louisville.
Peggy was born March 26, 1930 in Iola, Illinois to Berkie and Blanche (Whitt) Jo ...more


09.24.2014

M.G. "Chub" Green

M.G. "Chub" Green passed away at 11:45 pm, Monday, September 22, 2014 at his home in rural Louisville. He was born on October 20, 1924 to Sillas and Gertrude Green of rural Iola, Illinois. He served in the Navy during World War II on the minesweepe ...more


09.22.2014

Ronald Edward Thompson, 79

Ronald Edward Thompson, age 79, of Edwardsville, formerly of Flora, Illinois passed away Sunday, September 14, 2014 at Relais Bonne Eau Hospice Home in Edwardsville.
Ron was born March 16, 1935 in Goldfield, Iowa to Seth and Dorothea (Misenhim ...more


09.22.2014

Mildred Dorothy Purdue, 97

Mildred Dorothy Purdue, age 97, formerly of Flora, Illinois passed away Saturday, September 20, 2014 at Breese Nursing Home in Breese, Illinois.
Mildred was born September 11, 1917 in Carlyle, Illinois to John and Dora (Brown) Jannett. She ma ...more


09.19.2014

Donal "PJ" Peavler, 77

Donal "PJ" Peavler, age 77, of Louisville, IL, passed away at 1:35 am, Sunday, September 14, 2014, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon, IL.
PJ was born Thursday, May 6, 1937, the son of the late Oren Earl and late Neva Mae ...more


09.19.2014

Pamela "Pam" J. Richey, 69

Pamela "Pam" J. Richey, age 69, of Louisville, Illinois, passed away Monday, September 15, 2014, at Flora Gardens Care Center in Flora.
Pam was born July 26, 1945, near Phoenix, Arizona. Her parents were Adam and Mary (Burt) Bemount. On June ...more


09.19.2014

Rose Mary Barnick, 85

Rose Mary Barnick, 85 of Effingham, IL, passed away on Sunday, September 14, 2014, at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham, IL.
Rose Mary was born in Rockford, graduated West High School, and moved to Burbank, California in 1957. She ...more


09.19.2014

Mary (Blankenship) Edmiston, 84

Mary Magdalene "Maggie" (Blankenship) Edmiston, age 84, of Chandler, Arizona, and formerly of Flora, passed away Saturday, September 13, 2014, at Sunset Assisted Living in Chandler.
She was born in Flora on February 8, 1930, to parents Alexi ...more


09.19.2014

Barbara T. Phillips, 83

Barbara T. Phillips, 83, of Rinard, IL passed away Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at Flora Gardens Nursing Home.
Barbara was born March 28, 1931 at Franklin, IN to Lawrence and Twanette (Doty) Brown. She married Thomas J. Phillips January 25, ...more


09.19.2014

Brent Eugene Burgess

Brent Eugene Burgess was born in Flora, IL, on November 12, 1959. He was the first child of Gene & Lucy (Hubble) Burgess. His grandparents were Lloyd & Elsie Burgess of Zenith and Wallace & Catherine Hubble of Cisne.
Brent was raised in Flor ...more


09.19.2014

Joseph E. Hartman, 74

Joseph E. Hartman, 74 of Flora, IL, passed away at 6:43 am, Wednesday, September 10, 2014, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon, IL.
Joseph was born Monday, January 8, 1940 in Hannibal, MO, the son of the late John and late L ...more


09.19.2014

Frances Stanford Bones, 90

Frances Stanford Bones, age 90, of Olney, Illinois (formerly of Clay City) passed away on September 13, 2014 at Richland Memorial Hospital.
Frances was born October 28, 1923 in Flora, Illinois to parents Eugene Dickson Stanford and Ella (Black ...more


09.9.2014

Wayne Ivan Stanley, 79

Wayne Ivan Stanley, age 79, of Ingraham, IL, passed away at 9:33 am, Thursday, August 28, 2014, at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham, IL.
Wayne was born Tuesday, September 18, 1934 in Clay County, IL, the son of the late Harvey Sta ...more


09.9.2014

Harold V. Holmes, 85

Harold V. Holmes, 85, of Fairfield, IL passed away Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at Way-Fair Nursing & Rehab Center at Fairfield, IL.
Harold was born July 23, 1929 at Cisne, IL to Virgil and Mayme (Tetrick) Holmes. He married Anna Mae Sparr Jan ...more


09.9.2014

John H. Conley, 78

John H. Conley, age 78 of Charleston, passed away on Thursday, September 4, 2014 while at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. Visitation for family and friends will be held Friday, September 12, 2014 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Adams Funeral Chapel i ...more


09.9.2014

Shane Richard Wicinski, Infant

Shane Richard Wicinski, Infant son of Anthony & Michelle Wicinski of Geff, IL passed away on Sunday, August 31, 2014 at the Good Samaritan Regional Health Center at Mt. Vernon, IL.
Shane is survived by his parents Anthony and Michelle; sister ...more


09.9.2014

Dale "Snake" Henson, 71

Dale "Snake" Henson, 71, of Orchardville, IL passed away 1:40PM Friday, September 5, 2014 at his home.
Dale was born August 31, 1943 at Cisne, IL to Cloyd and Leah (Turner) Henson. He married Laura Ellis June 27, 1969 at Keenes, IL. He was a ...more


09.4.2014

Arthur (Art) Franklin Chrisman, 81

Arthur (Art) Franklin Chrisman, 81, of Louisville, Dies; A 31+ Year Employee Of Caterpillar of Joliet, IL.
Art Chrisman, of rural Louisville, died peacefully at home at 12:25 p.m., September 2, 2014. he had battled cancer for a few years unti ...more


09.2.2014

Loretta P. Wilder, 85

Loretta Po. Wilder, age 85, of Clay City, Illinois, passed away on August 31, 2014 at St. Johns Hospital in Springfield, Illinois.
Loretta was born April 7, 1929 in Clay County, Illinois to parents John Franklin Pettyjohn and Nellie Margaret W ...more


08.26.2014

Gerald David "Bugsy" Hart, 81

Gerald David "Bugsy" Hart, age 81, of Flora, Illinois formerly of Ringling, Oklahoma passed away on Thursday, August 21, 2014 at his home in Flora.
Gerald was born August 5, 1933 in Evansville, Indiana to Thomas and Mary Lou (Swander) Hart. H ...more


08.26.2014

David Raley Crown, 94

David Raley Crown, age 94, of Lawrenceville, Illinois passed away Thursday, August 21, 2014 at the United Methodist Village North Campus in Lawrenceville.
David was born March 16, 1920 in Delaplaine, Arkansas to Abram J. Crown and Kitty J. (Ra ...more


08.26.2014

Dennis R. (Sonny) Carter, Jr, 69

Dennis R. (Sonny) Carter, Jr., 69, of Geff, IL passed away 6:16PM Thursday, August 21, 2014 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital at Newburgh, IN.
Sonny was born March 14, 1945 at Connersville, IN to Dennis R. and Louise (Powell) Carter. He married S ...more


08.21.2014

Liana P. Leinonen, 60

Liana P. Leinonen, age 60, of Annandale, died Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at the St. Cloud Hospital.
Funeral Services will be held 10:30 am, Saturday, August 23, 2014 at the Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel, Annandale with Rev. Tom Heyd officiating ...more


08.19.2014

Larry Eugene Carter, 54

Larry Eugene Carter, age 54, of Clay City, Illinois passed away Saturday, August 16, 2014 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.
Larry was born September 28, 1959 in Abilene, Texas to Joseph Leslie Carter and Joyce Darlene (Wheeler) ...more


08.19.2014

Jerry Neil Bailey, 82

Jerry Neil Bailey, age 82 of Louisville, IL passed away at 12:40 pm on Wednesday, August 13, 2014, at Flora Gardens Care Center in Flora, IL.
Jerry was born Saturday, June 4, 1932 in Flora, IL, the son of Farlon and Maxine (McNeely) Bailey. H ...more


08.13.2014

Bettie Ann Beard, 72

Bettie Ann Beard, age 72, of Xenia, Illinois passed away Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at her home in Xenia.
Ann was born June 4, 1942 in Detroit, Michigan to Carl and Jean Husk. She married James R. Connell on December 4, 1970 in Vienna, Illino ...more


08.12.2014

Fred J. "Pete" Glassford, 91

Fred J. "Pete" Glassford, age 91, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Friday, August 8, 2014, at Flora Gardens Care Center.
Pete was born January 9, 1923, in Olney, the son of Frederick Garfield and Golda Mae (Nelson) Glassford. He was united in ...more


08.5.2014

Kay Frohning, 70

Kay Frohning, age 70 of Ingraham, Illinois passed away at 8:47 AM - Saturday, August 2, 2014 at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham, IL.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM - Wednesday, August 6, 201 ...more


08.5.2014

Leo Floyd "Dick' Taylor, 89

Leo Floyd "Dick' Taylor, 89 of Mt. Erie, IL passed away at 3:15AM; Friday, August 01, 2014 at the Fairfield Memorial Hospital; Fairfield, IL
He was born on Oct. 18, 1924, at Mt. Erie, IL to Claude J. & Blanche (Parsons) Taylor.
He marri ...more


08.5.2014

Kathryn Faye Gruber, 67

Kathryn Faye Gruber, age 67, formerly of Madison, IL, passed away on July 30, 2014 at her residence in Olney, Illinois.
Kathryn was born December 14, 1946 in Granite City, Illinois to parents Frank Syniski and Dollie (Zikovich).
Kathryn ...more


08.5.2014

Drake Bradley Anderson

Drake Bradley Anderson, cherished son of Dirk and Brooke Anderson, was born a heavenly angel on Monday, July 28, 2014. His memory will forever reside in the hearts of all who love him.
Drake is survived by his parents, Dirk and Brooke Ander ...more


07.29.2014

Lonnie Lee (Bimbo) Stennett, 60

Lonnie Lee (Bimbo) Stennett, age 60, of Geff, IL. passed away 6:20 am Thursday July 24, 2014 at his home.
Lonnie was born July 1, 1954 in Fairfield, IL a son of Marion W. and Dorothy (Keen) Stennett. He was a retired truck driver, carpenter a ...more


07.29.2014

Sherry Kay Spitzner, 54

Sherry Kay Spitzner, 54, of Flora passed away at 4:29 a.m. Friday (July 25, 2014) at the Clay County Hospital, Flora.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday in the Lockart-Green Funeral Home, Cowden with Pastor Mark Smith officia ...more


07.29.2014

Leon Bennett, 66

Leon Bennett, 66, of Xenia, IL passed away at 2:14 a.m. Friday, July 25, 1914, at his home.
Leon was born July 8, 1948 at Johnsonville, IL to Ferman Luther and Dorothy Dorene (Burgess) Bennett. He married Charolette Sue Caudle May 3, 1969 at ...more


07.23.2014

Donna Marie Dammrich, 53

Donna Marie Dammrich of Potosi, Missouri departed this life on July 19, 2014 having reached the age of fifty three years, five months and three days. She was born on February 16, 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii a daughter to Elmo Kebodeaux and the late Mar ...more


07.22.2014

Hazel M. Hillyer, 85

Hazel M. Hillyer, age 85, of Xenia, Illinois passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014 at Odin Health Care Center in Odin, Illinois.
Hazel was born November 30, 1928 in Rinard, Illinois to Thomas O. Strange Sr. and Millie Mary (Reynolds) Strange. She ...more


07.22.2014

Mary Jane Cherikos McBride, 83

Mary Jane Cherikos McBride, age 83, of Kettering, Ohio went to be with the Lord on July 6, 2014.
Mary Jane was the daughter of Angelo and Irene Tomes Cherikos.
Preceding her in death were Angelo and Irene, Arthur Harold, and William Ch ...more


07.22.2014

Mamie Jo Brown, 85

Mamie Jo Brown, age 85, of Cisne, Illinois, passed away Friday, July 11, 2014 at Cisne Rehabilitation & Health Care Center.
Mamie Jo was born January 30, 1929, in Flora, the daughter of John Allen Davis and Lucille Fern (Compton) Davis. Over ...more


07.22.2014

Donald E. Blackwell, 81

Donald E. Blackwell, 81, of Cisne, IL passed away 2:35AM Saturday, July 12, 2014 at his home.
Donald was born December 4, 1932 at Flora, IL to Eldon and Hazel (Blackwell) Reid. He married Marilyn R. Douthit May 25, 1957 at Carbondale, IL. ...more


07.22.2014

Anthony Lee "Tink" Tolliver, 41

Anthony Lee "Tink" Tolliver, age 41, of Clay City, Illinois passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014 in Franklin County, Illinois.
Tink was born February 5, 1973 in Effingham. He married Jamey Lee Landreth on May 5, 2004 in Clay City. Tink work ...more


07.22.2014

Kelli Dale Fulk, 29

Kelli Dale Fulk, age 29 pf Flora, IL, died Friday July 11, 2014 at 7:29 PM at Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney IL.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 1:00 PM at Neal Funeral Home in Louisville, IL. Visitation will be Tuesd ...more


07.9.2014

Donna Eugenia Herdes, 81

Donna Eugenia Herdes, age 81 of Clay City passed away on July 6, 2014 at Flora Gardens.
Donna was born August 2, 1932 in Clay County, Illinois to parents Earl Monroe Herdes and Lelia May Mitchel. Donna enjoyed visiting with friends and family. ...more


07.9.2014

Larren Dean Stanley

Larren Dean Stanley, 72 of Fairfield died at 7:10 PM, Monday, July 7, 2014 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN. He was born on November 5, 1941 to Hallie and Juanita Stanley in Clay County, IL and Married Patricia Paholke on March 23, 1963 in Sa ...more


07.7.2014

Ruth Agnes Schoonover, 89

Ruth Agnes Schoonover, age 89, of Louisville, Illinois passed away Sunday, July 6, 2014 at Clay County Hospital in Flora, Illinois.
Agnes was born July 18, 1924 in Louisville to James Andrew and Irene Elizabeth (Harmon) Thompson. She married ...more


07.7.2014

Charles "Charlie" Lemons, 77

Charles "Charlie" Lemons, age 77, of Clay City, Illinois passed away on Friday, June 27, 2014 at Clay County Hospital, Flora.
Charles was born September 24, 1936 in Wayne Co., Illinois to James Roscoe Lemons and Mary Alice Sheets.
Cha ...more


07.7.2014

Mr. John W. "Jack" Glover, 84

Mr. John W. "Jack" Glover, 84, of Louisville, Illinois, died at 12:30 a.m., Thursday, July 3, 2014, at his home. John was born September 13, 1929, to Ora and Anna (Brown) Glover in Muskegon, Michigan. On June 20, 1961, he married Virginia Jones in ...more


07.7.2014

Dennis A. Grahn, 56

Dennis A. Grahn, 56, of Louisville, received his heavenly reward Thursday evening, July 3rd, 2014, surrounded by his family at home.
His life motto was faith, family, and friends, in that order. Dennis was the closest representation of Christ ...more


06.30.2014

Robert E. Porter, 72

ROBERT E. PORTER, 72, of Cisne passed away 7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 29, 2014 at Cisne Rehab and Healthcare Center.
He was born August 30, 1941 in Cisne, IL to Clarence and Floral (Turner) Porter. He married Linda F. Loudermilk on June 24, 1988 ...more


06.24.2014

Betty Carol Adams, 77

Betty Carol Adams, age 77, of Effingham, IL, passed away at 12:47 pm, Saturday, June 21, 2014, at her home in Effingham, IL.,
Betty was born December 13, 1936 in Louisville, IL, the daughter of Ray and Bertha Rae (Hord) Barbee. She married Hos ...more


06.24.2014

Eva Glassford, 91

Eva Glassford, age 91, of Flora, Illinois passed away Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Flora Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Flora.
Eva was born June 19, 1923 in Clay County to Ray J. and Arminta (Gullett) McGrew. She married Nelson Eugene ...more


06.24.2014

Carlene Neff, 82

Carlene Neff, age 82, of Flora, Illinois passed away on Sunday, June 22, 2014 at her home in Flora.
Carlene was born April 2, 1932 in Winslow, Indiana to Carl and Virginia (Bartrum) Grogan. She married David R. Neff on June 17, 1950 in Flora. ...more


06.24.2014

Timothy Wayne "Tim" Bell, 23

Timothy Wayne "Tim" Bell, age 23, of Fairfield, Illinois, formerly of Flora, passed away on Saturday, June 21, 2014 in Clay County.
Tim was born January 29, 1991 in Olney. He married Josie Landreth. Tim worked at the NMN Club and O'Daniel Tr ...more


06.19.2014

Steven Reid, 54

Steven Reid, age 54, of Flora, Illinois passed away on June 11, 2014 at 4:38 a.m. at St. Johns Hospital in Springfield, Illinois.
Steven was born October 2, 1959 in Centralia, Illinois to parents Paul Edward and Lorene Flora (Hatfield) Reid. H ...more


06.19.2014

Kenneth Dale Poppe, 70

Kenneth Dale Poppe, 70, of Van Buren, formerly of Colorado Springs, CO, passed away Monday, June 16, 2014 in Fort Smith. He was born April 28, 1944 in Olney, IL to the late Kenneth and Virginia Poppe. He graduated from Southern Illinois University ...more


06.19.2014

Lorene Crystal O'Brien Fatheree, 86

Lorene Crystal O'Brien Fatheree, a lifelong resident of Xenia, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at her home in Xenia at the age of 86.
Lorene was born March 28, 1928 in Xenia to Richard H. and Nettie (Kirgan) O'Brien. She marri ...more


06.19.2014

John Lauderback, Jr., 90

John Lauderback, Jr., age 90, of Flora, Illinois passed away on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at his home in Flora.
John was born March 17, 1924 in Flora to John O. and Florence (Wireman) Lauderback. He married Sarah Margaret Wagley on April 9, 194 ...more


06.19.2014

Mr. Gerald A. "Jerry" Hilderbrand

Mr. Gerald A. "Jerry" Hilderbrand, 81, of Louisville, Illinois, died at 2:40 p.m. on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at his home. Jerry was born on July 20, 1932, to Delbert and Beulah Juanita (Lister) Hilderbrand. On December 17, 1953, Jerry married Flore ...more


06.16.2014

Jessie Bryant

Jessie M. Bryant, 70 of Fairfield died at 6:12 PM, Friday June 13, 2014 at Deaconess Gateway Heart Hospital in Newburgh, IN. Jessie was born on Oct 18, 1943 in Sims, IL to Ronnie and Flora (Morris) White. She Married Leslie Bryant on September 4, 1 ...more


06.11.2014

Charles N. "Ike" Sessions, 96

Charles N. "Ike" Sessions, age 96, of Flora, Illinois passed away on Wednesday, June 10, 2014 at Flora Gardens Care Center in Flora.
Ike was born May 22, 1918 in Wayne County to James E. and Isabell (Stoops) Sessions. He married Coleen Deain ...more


06.4.2014

Jo Anne "Joey" Henson, 44

Jo Anne "Joey" Henson, age 44, of Sullivan passed away at 5:55 a.m. on Saturday, May 31 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Illinois.
Joey was born April 7, 1970 in Decatur, Illinois, the daughter of Charles L. and Judith A. (McKeown) Cummi ...more


06.4.2014

Bobby G. Powless, 52

Bobby G. Powless, age 52, of Flora, Illinois passed away on Monday, June 2, 2014 at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon.
Bobby was born August 23, 1961 in Olney to Bobby Gene and Judy (Brown) Powless. He worked at Country Ki ...more


06.2.2014

Harriet Esther Logan, 94

Harriet Esther Logan, age 94, of Catlin, Illinois, formerly of Clay County, passed away Friday, May 30, 2014, at Pleasant Meadows Senior Living in Chrisman.
Esther was born December 11, 1919, in Flora, to Clint and Milla (Stanford) Logan. Aft ...more


06.2.2014

Kenneth Raymond Enyart, 60

Kenneth Raymond Enyart, age 60, of Louisville, Illinois passed away on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 5:45 p.m. at St. Mary's Hospital in Centralia, Illinois.
Kenneth Raymond Enyart was born November 2, 1953 in Fairfield, Illinois to parents Louis ...more


06.2.2014

Brian B. Ernest, 54

Brian B. Ernest, age 54, of Flora, Illinois passed away on Monday, May 26, 2014 at his home in Flora.
Brian was born September 10, 1959 in Flora to William Dwight and Bonnie L. (Boyd) Ernest. He was a graduating member of FHS Class of 1977 an ...more


05.28.2014

Rodney Ray Parish, Sr., 66

Rodney Ray Parish, Sr., age 66, of Flora, Illinois passed away Friday, May 23, 2014 at his home in Flora.
Rodney was born August 15, 1947 in Effingham, Illinois to Merle Eugene and Eileen (Pearce) Parish. He married Anita Kay Cantrell on Nove ...more


05.28.2014

Larry D. Eastin, 71

Larry D. Eastin, age 71, of Flora, Illinois passed away Sunday, May 25, 2014 at his home in Flora.
Larry was born April 7, 1943 in Flora to Felix Leon and Lillie (Sharp) Eastin. He married Lois Miller on December 20, 1963 in Flora. Larry wo ...more


05.28.2014

Evea Louise Powell, 74

Evea Louise Powell, age 74, of Louisville, Illinois passed away on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham, Illinois.
Evea was born Saturday, March 30, 1940 in Bible Grove, Illinois, the daughter of the late Da ...more


05.28.2014

Jimmy Lee Smith, 65

Jimmy Lee Smith, age 65, of Effingham, Illinois passed away Saturday, May 24, 2014 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Mattoon, Illinois.
Jimmy was born September 30, 1948, in Flora, Illinois, the son of Ralph and Elsie (Elliott) Smith. He ...more


05.22.2014

Lois M. Hiser, 86

Lois M. Hiser, age 86, of Olney, Illinois, formerly of Clay City, passed away on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney.
Lois was born June 1, 1927 in Minnesota to Fred and Hilda (Weber) Praxel. It was love at first si ...more


05.22.2014

Lola Vivian Smith, 78

Lola Vivian Smith, age 78, of Louisville, IL, passed away at Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at Good Samaritan Regional Hospital in Mt. Vernon, IL.
Lola was born October 29, 1935 in New Jersey, the daughter of Rayford H. Fancher and Myrtle (Lutes) Fanch ...more


05.22.2014

Martha Lou McHenry, 87

Martha Lou McHenry, age 87, of Flora, Illinois passed away Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at her home in Flora.
Martha was born April 10, 1927 in Flora to Thomas J. and Bessie E. (Kilpatrick) Young. She married Paul W. Landreth on October 18, 1942 a ...more


05.20.2014

Charles Stephen Schwaninger, 77

Charles Stephen Schwaninger, age 77, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Friday, May 16, 2014, at his home in Flora.
Steve was born February 26, 1937, in Columbus, Indiana, the son of Charles Emerson and Jessie Marie Florence (Wilson) Schwaninger. ...more


05.20.2014

Louise Vincel Henson, 94

Louise Vincel Henson, 94, of Lakeland, Florida, a longtime resident of Wayne County passed away 10:31AM Thursday, May 15, 2014 at Lakeland Memorial Hospital.
Louise was born February 26, 1920 in rural Johnsonville, IL, the daughter of Edward a ...more


05.20.2014

Barbara A. Pickens Hamilton, 77

Barbara A. Pickens Hamilton, age 77, of Flora, Illinois passed away Sunday, May 18, 2014 at Flora Rehabilitation and HealthCare Center in Flora.
Barbara was born November 8, 1936 in Clay City to Lyle and Ina (McKinney) Stanley. She married Ja ...more


05.20.2014

Larry G. Lewis, 76

Larry G. Lewis, age 76, of Louisville, Illinois passed away on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 11:17 a.m. at Good Samaritan Regional Hospital in Mt. Vernon, Illinois.
Larry was born on July 1, 1937 in Clay County, Illinois to parents Eldo Woodrow an ...more


05.20.2014

Dennis Ray Hall, 66

Dennis Ray Hall, age 66, of Vero Beach, Florida passed away on Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014 at his home in Vero Beach.
Dennis was born on February 16, 1948 in Garden City, Kansas, the son of Ray Hall and Joyce Hall Brown. He attended High Sch ...more


05.20.2014

Neville Guy Carrington, 88

Neville Guy Carrington, age 88, of Clay City, Illinois passed away on May 9, 2014 at Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Effingham.
Neville was born on June 26, 1925 in Kentucky to parents Charles Edward Carrington and Mary Ellen Zornes. H ...more


05.20.2014

Betty Frye, 85

Betty Frye, age 85, of Lady Lake, FL, passed away Thursday, May 8, 2014, at The Village Hospital in The Villages, FL.
Betty was born February 25, 1929 in Louisville, IL, the daughter of the late Ray Dawkins and the late Lillie (Daugherty) Daw ...more


05.20.2014

Terry K. Burkett, 55

Terry K. Burkett, age 55, of Flora, Illinois passed away on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at his home in Flora.
Terry was born on September 28, 1958 in Flora to Charles and Shirley (Henson) Burkett. He married Angela Dee Utley on November 7, 1976 at ...more


05.20.2014

William Earl Sehie, 67

William Earl Sehie, age 67, of Fenton, Missouri, formerly of Flora, Illinois passed away on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at SSM St. Clare Health Center in Fenton.
Bill was born August 2, 1946 on his grandfather's farm in Flora to Kenneth E. and Charl ...more


05.20.2014

Jerry Wayne Orel, 69

Jerry Wayne Orel, age 69 of West Salem, IL passed away on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at his home, surrounded by his family.
Jerry was born on October 17, 1944 in Olney, IL to Wayne and Geneva (Burton) Orel.
He served his country during the V ...more


05.9.2014

Marion K. Strickland 88

Marion K. Strickland (Miller), age 88, of Covington passed away at 4:10 pm on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at Presence United Samaritans Medical Center in Danville, IL. She was born in Lyons, Nebraska on June 16, 1925 to the late Robert and Mable (Hines) ...more


05.8.2014

Jared Lee Garver, 28

Jared Lee Garver, age 28, of Flora, Illinois passed away Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at his home in Flora.
Jared was born on January 14, 1986 in Carbondale to the late Donald Kent Garver and Misty Dawn Woods. He married Carissa Patterson. Jared w ...more


05.8.2014

Larry J. Lamb, 75

Larry J. Lamb, 75, of Cisne, IL passed away at 8:33AM Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at St. Mary's Medical Center in Evansville, IN.
Larry was born March 7, 1939 at Flora, IL to Ray and Arlene (Moore) Lamb. He married Kay Pearce June 27, 1962 at Cisne ...more


05.8.2014

Hazel Genell McDaniel, 96

Hazel Genell McDaniel, age 96, of Fountain Hills, Arizona, and formerly of Clay County, passed away on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at her home in Fountain Hills.
Genell was born June 28, 1917 in Flora, the daughter of Wayne and Maude (Blackwell) M ...more


05.6.2014

Kent E. Henry, 49

Kent E. Henry, age 49, of Clay City passed away on May 3, 2014 at the Clay County Hospital.
Kent was born on June 30, 1964 in Fairfield, Illinois to parents Owen R. Henry and Earlene (Barrett). He married Penny (Campbell) on December 29, 2011 ...more


05.6.2014

Gordon C. "Buddy" Ford, Jr., 56

Gordon C. "Buddy" Ford, Jr., age 56, of Louisville, Illinois formerly of Flora passed away on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at his home in Louisville.
Buddy was born November 15, 1957 in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania to Gordon Ford Sr. and Mary H. (McCrack ...more


05.6.2014

Rachel L. Horn, 28

Rachel L. Horn, 28, of Fairfield, IL passed away 9:40AM, Saturday, May 03, 2014 at her home.
Rachel was born December 30, 1985 at Fairfield, IL to Bradley and Donna (Allison) Horn.
Rachel was a babysitter and a member at North Side Pen ...more


05.6.2014

Joseph M. Atwood, 86

Joseph M. Atwood, 86, of Mt. Erie, IL passed away 11:35PM Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN.
Joseph, one of eleven children, was born January 28, 1928 in Mt. Erie, IL to William and Rachel (Gardner) Atwood. He ...more


05.1.2014

Shirley Denton, 73

Shirley Denton, 73, of Robinson died at 6:31 a.m. on April 28, 2014 at Brookstone Estates in Robinson, IL. She was born November 26, 1940 in Flora, IL, the daughter of Werner Schlabach & Ada Mitchell Schlabach. Shirley graduated from Flora High Schoo ...more


05.1.2014

William Richard "Bill" Merrihew, 61

William Richard "Bill" Merrihew, age 61, of Flora, Illinois passed away on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at Loyola University Hospital in Maywood, Illinois.
Bill was born October 19, 1952 in Flora to Robert "Don" and Marjorie (Akes) Merrihew. He wo ...more


05.1.2014

Jay Michael Bassett, 51

Jay Michael Bassett, 51, of Springfield, MO, passed away, April 27, 2014. Jay was born October 13, 1962 in Flora, Illinois. He was a 1980 graduate of Flora High School. Jay loved to play the piano, he was very active at Westside Christian Church, whe ...more


05.1.2014

Mildred Lucille (Painter) Sanders, 94

Mildred Lucille (Painter) Sanders, 94, of Bone Gap, IL passed away at 5:30PM, Monday, April 28, 2014 at Richland Memorial Hospital, Olney, IL
Mildred was born February 23, 1920 at Ellsinore, MO to George Albert and Gertrude Leota (Shaw) Painte ...more


04.29.2014

Elizabeth F. Lane, 89

Elizabeth F. Lane, 89, of Cisne, IL passed away 12:20PM, Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at Cisne Rehab and Health Care Center.
Elizabeth was born December 24, 1924 at Fairfield, IL to Benjamin and Hattie (Morlan) Bashore. She married Vernon C. Lan ...more


04.24.2014

Wanda Schnautz, 84

Wanda Schnautz, age 84, of Flora, Illinois passed away on Monday, April 21, 2014 at Clay County Hospital in Flora.
Wanda was born February 2, 1930 in Frankfort, Indiana the first of twin daughters to William and Ethel (Pruitt) Cottengaim. Wand ...more


04.24.2014

Bernard E. "Bernie' Wolfe, 89

Bernard E. "Bernie' Wolfe, 89, of Fairfield, IL formerly of Mt. Erie, IL passed away at 5:20PM Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at Way-Fair Nursing & Rehab Center in Fairfield, IL.
Bernie was born March 18, 1925 at Mt. Erie, IL to Lot and Lavada (Fergu ...more


04.21.2014

Vickie S. McCracken, 53

Vickie S. McCracken, age 53, of Clay City, Illinois, formerly of Flora, passed away on Sunday, April 20, 2014 at Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney, Illinois.
Vickie was born October 26, 1960 in Olney to William Levern and Leona Marie (Hamilt ...more


04.21.2014

Allen Burdette Blair, 92

Allen Burdette Blair, age 92, of Newton, IL, passed away at 2:19 pm, Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at St John's Hospital in Springfield, IL.
Allen Burdette was born May 14, 1921 in Blair township, Clay County, Illinois, the son of the late Elza Bl ...more


04.21.2014

John W. Bullard, 59

John W. Bullard, 59, of Cisne, IL passed away 12:58AM Sunday, April 20, 2014 at his home.
John was born November 5, 1954 at Columbus, IN to Truce and Evelyn (Wyatt) Bullard. He married Debra A. Stansfield April 5, ...more


04.21.2014

Buddy Earl Tackitt, 72

Buddy Earl Tackitt, age 72, of Xenia, Illinois passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014 at his home in Xenia.
Buddy was born on October 26, 1941 in rural Flora and lived in the area and in Texas and Michigan while growing up. He married Rosema ...more


04.21.2014

Jack H. Arnwine, 69

Jack H. Arnwine, 69, of Cisne, IL passed away at 8:00PM Sunday, April 13, 2014 at his home.
He was born on October 12, 1944 in Fountain City, TN to Vaughn and Mary (Zeller) Arnwine.
He was a Sales Territory Manager for Becker Underw ...more


04.21.2014

Alan Gale Cornwell, 87

Alan Gale Cornwell, age 87 of Newton, IL passed away at 12:45 AM -Thursday, April 10, 2014 at Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney, IL.
Masonic Services will be held at 11:30 AM - Saturday, April 19, 2014 at the Blake-Buchanan Funeral Home i ...more


04.21.2014

Gerald A. Klein, 92

Gerald A. Klein, 92, returned to his Heavenly Father on Friday, April 11, 2014 surrounded by his family.
Mr. Klein began his life's journey on January 16, 1922 when he was born to William E. and Evelyn (Davis) Klein in Flora, Illinois. Whi ...more


04.21.2014

Mine A. Clark, 78

Mrs. Mine A. Clark, age 78, of Kennett, Missouri, formerly of Flora, died at 3:42 a.m., Saturday, April 12, 2014, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center, in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. Mine was born August 10, 1935, in Nagano, Japan. She married E ...more


04.21.2014

Mary Lenore Dillman, 92

Mary Lenore Dillman, age 92, of Louisville, IL, passed away at 11:45 pm, Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at her daughter's home in Farina, IL.
Mary was born August 6, 1921, in Clay County, Illinois, the daughter of James C. and Teresa Marie (Sulliva ...more


04.21.2014

Bernice C. Taylor, 86

Bernice C. Taylor, age 86, of Flora, Illinois, and formerly of Noble, passed away on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at Clay County Hospital in Flora.
Bernice was born September 2, 1927 in Chicago to Peter and Anna (Baron) Sheremeta. She married Laf ...more


04.11.2014

Verdonna Harl

Verdonna (Bircket) Harl, 80 of White and Wayne counties, died at 8:30 AM, Thursday, April 10, 2014 at Wabash Christian Retirement Center in Carmi. A homemaker, Verdonna was born on Sept 4, 1933 in Carbondale, IL to John Adam and Nettie Nevada (Sande ...more


04.10.2014

William Charles Bowen, 72

William Charles Bowen, age 72, of Hilton Head, S.C., formerly of Olney, Illinois, died Sunday, April 6, 2014, at Hilton Head Regional Medical Center.
Bill was born in Flora, Illinois on December 13, 1941 to Donald and Olive Smith Bowen, and gr ...more


04.10.2014

Betty Ann Caldwell, 80

Betty Ann Caldwell, 80 of Cisne, IL passed away at 6:11PM; Monday, April 07, 2014 at the Cisne Rehab & Healthcare Center; Cisne, IL
She was born on Nov. 24, 1933 in Cisne, IL to Artie & Maedean (Padgett) Barnes. She married Harry Caldwell on ...more


04.8.2014

Randy Tungate, 62

Randy Ray Tungate of Lubbock triumphed over his battle with cancer on April 2, 2014 at the age of 62. Randy lived his life as a devoted servant of God and shared his love for the Lord with everyone he met. He was a light to those around him and a mas ...more


04.8.2014

Harold G. Bricker, 85

Harold G. Bricker, age 85, of Clay City, Illinois passed away on April 3, 2014 at Flora Gardens Care Center.
Harold was born April 3, 1929 to parents Jerry and Mary E (Pettyjohn) Bricker in Clay City, Illinois. He married Mary Jane (Camp) on J ...more


04.8.2014

Rolla "Wally" Barbee, 95

Rolla "Wally" Barbee, 95, of Louisville died Friday April 4, 2014 at 8:14 AM at Flora Healthcare and Rehab in Flora.
Funeral services were Monday, April 7, 2014 at 1:00 PM at Red Brush Christian Church. Visitation was Monday from 11:00 to 1:00 ...more


04.8.2014

Ada Marie West Baker, 73

Ada Marie West Baker, age 73, of Clarksville, Tennessee, passed away on Thursday, January 2, 2014 at Gateway Hospital in Clarksville.
Ada was born on March 13, 1940 in Clay County, Illinois to Menford and Fern (Rumley) West. She married Ben B ...more


04.4.2014

Anita Tanner

Anita C. Tanner, 81, of Fairfield died at 7:45 AM, Friday, April 4, 2014 at Way-fair Nursing Home in Fairfield. Anita was born on July 29, 1932 in Dwight, IL to Peter and Amanda (Lipow) Neilson. She had worked at Webb Printing in Fairfield and Kex ...more


04.1.2014

Mildred "Millie' Willison, 76

Mildred "Millie' Willison, 76, of Clay City, IL passed away Friday, March 28, 2014 at Flora Rehab and Health Care Center.
Mildred was born June 11, 1937 at Rantoul, IL to Archie and Iva (Richards) Rodgers. She retired from Hella Electronic Cor ...more


04.1.2014

Shelia E. Mayo, 88

Shelia E. Mayo, 88, of Fairfield, IL formerly of Johnsonville, IL passed away at 4:50AM Friday, March 28, 2014 at her home.
Shelia was born December 14, 1925 at Johnsonville, IL to James and Elizabeth (Cook) Pennington. She married Andrew May ...more


04.1.2014

Martha Ellen Thackrey, 91

Martha Ellen Thackrey, age 91, of Louisville, IL, passed away at 1:15 AM on March 28, 2014 at her home in Louisville.
She was born July 5, 1922 in Louisville, IL, the daughter of Marion Elison Goodman and Maude Myrtle (Jennings) Goodman. She ...more


03.28.2014

Betty Jean Easton, 84

Betty Jean Easton, previously known as Betty Jean Sampson, died Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 at St. Thomas Hospital West in Nashville, TN; she was 84 years old.
Ms. Easton was preceded in death by her parents Elmer and Imogene (Gilliland) Knowl ...more


03.27.2014

Janice Kaye DeHart, 72

Janice Kaye DeHart, 72 of Clay City, IL died at 9:45 am on Monday, March 24th at St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, IL of respiratory failure after a long battle with COPD and congestive heart failure. She was born in Richland County ...more


03.27.2014

Genevieve Hufhines Wenzel, 86

Genevieve Hufhines Wenzel, age 86, of Sarasota, Florida and formerly of Flora, passed away on Sunday, March 23, 2014 at NorthCare Hospice in North Kansas City, Missouri.
Genevieve was born December 3, 1927 in Wayne County near Johnsonville t ...more


03.27.2014

Leola M. Lewis, 93

Leola M. Lewis, age 93, of Louisville, Illinois passed away on March 23, 2014 at 1:45 p.m. at St. Anthony Memorial Hospital in Effingham, Illinois.
Leola was born May 22, 1920 in Crawford County, Illinois to parents Emery Shaw and Florence (Co ...more


03.25.2014

Arthur Leonard Laughton, 93

Arthur Leonard Laughton, age 93, of Clay City, Illinois passed away on March 23, 2014 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, Illinois.
Arthur was born on May 3, 1920 in Clay County to parents James Laughton and Amemrillas (Austin). He marri ...more


03.25.2014

Pauletta Kay Talbert, 66

Pauletta Kay Talbert, 66, of Cisne, IL passed away 10:35PM Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon, IL.
Pauletta was born January 30, 1948 at Zenith, IL to Bernard M. and Colleen L. (Caudle) Talbert. Sh ...more


03.25.2014

Bernita F. Barnfield, 88

Bernita F. Barnfield, 88, of Cisne, IL passed away 12:51PM Friday, March 21, 2014 at her home.
Bernita was born August 5, 1925 at Johnsonville, IL to Otis and Audra Beulah (Garrison) Wilson. She married John H. Barnfield July 7, 1941 at Hender ...more


03.20.2014

Ellis Goff, 71

Ellis Goff was born in Flora on March 6, 1943 to Lyman and Marie (Ellis) Goff. He passed away on March 13, 2014 in California.
Ellis lived in San Diego, California and is survived by his mother, Marie; one son Darin Goff of Huntington Beach, C ...more


03.20.2014

Beatrice Cailteux, 88

Beatrice Cailteux, age 88, of Clay City, Illinois passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon, Illinois.
Beatrice was born on August 18, 1925 in Wayne County to Virgil and Mary Katherine (Fout) Wi ...more


03.20.2014

Beulah Althea "Dude" Guinn, 84

Beulah Althea "Dude" Guinn, 84, of Flora, Illinois, died Sunday, March 16, 2014, at Richland County Memorial Hospital. She was born on January 26, 1930, in Clay County, Illinois to John Young and Edna (Wathan) Benefield. On March 5, 1946, Beulah mar ...more


03.18.2014

Linda (Hudgins) O'Brien, 51

Linda Jean (Hudgins) O'Brien, 51, of Urbana, Illinois, died on August 4, 2004, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.
Linda was born to Ruby (Whitt) Hudgins and William "Barney" Hudgins on August 22, 1952, at the Clay County Hospital in Flora ...more


03.18.2014

Ryan Bandy, 35

Ryan Bandy, age 35, of St. Louis, Missouri, formerly of Flora, Illinois passed away Sunday, March 2, 2014 at St. Alexius Hospital in St. Louis.
Ryan was born May 1, 1978 in Olney, Illinois to Carl W. and Brenda L. (Kittle) Bandy. He was a m ...more


03.18.2014

Leon Travis, 94

Leon Travis, age 94, of Clay City, Illinois passed away at 4:20 a.m. on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney, Illinois.
Leon was born on December 15, 1919 in Clay County, Illinois to parents George L. and Ida (Scrugh ...more


03.18.2014

Ambrose A. Ruholl, 84

Ambrose A. Ruholl, 84, of Teutopolis, passed away at 5:45 p.m. on Monday, March 3, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family.
Funeral services for Ambrose will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, March 7th at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in ...more


03.18.2014

Earl J. Cox, 81

Earl J. Cox, 81 resident of Goreville (Lake of Egypt) past away Monday, March 3, 2014 at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion. Earl was born June 2, 1932 in Flora to the late Earl and Eva (Snell) Cox. He married the former Wanda V. Hendricks ...more


03.18.2014

Mary Lou (Friend) Stacey, 75

Mary Lou (Friend) Stacey, 75 passed away Friday, February 21, 2013 after an eight-year battle with cancer. Mary Lou was born July 27, 1938 in West Virginia the daughter of Noel H. and Garnet Opal Friend. She married Larry M. Stacey August 11, 1973. ...more


03.18.2014

Edith M. Evans, 96

Edith M. Evans, age 96, passed away at 4:17 p.m. on Thursday, February 27, 2014 at Flora Healthcare and Rehab Center in Flora, Illinois.
Edith was born June 7, 1917 in Clay County to parents George L. Travis and Ida (Scrugham). She married Hub ...more


03.18.2014

Maxine Elizabeth Brooks, 82

Maxine Elizabeth Brooks, age 82, of Flora, Illinois passed away on Friday, February 28, 2014, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Illinois.
Maxine was born August 23, 1931 in Popejoy, Iowa to Jay Bryan and Mary Adeline (Hackney) Stanley. S ...more


03.18.2014

Ruth R. Shipley, 97

Ruth R. Shipley, age 97 of Olney, passed away at 7:25 AM, on Saturday, March 15th, 2014 at Burgin Manor in Olney.
The visitation and the funeral service will be on Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 with visitation for friends and guest commencing at 1 ...more


03.18.2014

J. Pauline Sehie, 101

J. Pauline Sehie, age 101, of Flora, Illinois passed away Thursday, March 13, 2014 at Flora Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in Flora.
Pauline was born on March 19, 1912 in Clay County just north of Flora to John Adam and Vallie (Feller) Seh ...more


03.18.2014

Fawn A. States, 88

Fawn A. States, 88, of Cisne, Illinois passes away Friday March 14th, 2014 at Cisne.
She was born June 21st, 1925, in rural Kennes, Illinois, a daughter of Curtis and Nora (Vest) Mills. She married Charles F. States Feb. 10th, 1946 at Geff, ...more


03.17.2014

Inez Hawley Bolinger, 92

INEZ HAWLEY BOLINGER, 92, of Iola, IL died February 24, 2014 at the Evergreen Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Effingham.
Born August 29, 1921 in Paola, Kansas, she was the daughter of Lloyd H. and Emma E. (Skeens) Hawley who preceded her ...more


03.17.2014

Robert L. Goodman, 87

Robert L. Bob Goodman, age 87, of Louisville, IL, passed away at 7:55 a.m., Monday, March 10, 2014, at St. Anthony's Hospital, Effingham, IL. Bob was born August 21, 1926, in Clay County, IL, to Marion and Maude (Jennings) Goodman. On April 8, 1944, ...more


03.17.2014

Martha Irene (White) Block

Martha Block, 85 of Fairfield, formerly of Cisne, IL died at 3:55 AM, Sunday, March 16, 2014 at Way-Fair Nursing Home in Fairfield. Martha was born on June 20, 1928 in Sailor Springs, IL to Winfield and Dora (Graham) White. She had worked in restau ...more


02.25.2014

Nina Britton, 93

Nina Britton, 93, of Hord, IL died Friday, February 21, 2014 at 11:32 AM at Evergreen Nursing Home in Effingham.
Her funeral will be Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 1:00 PM at Neal Funeral Home in Louisville, IL Visitation will be Tuesday from 1 ...more


02.25.2014

Michele Lea Allen, 45

Michele Lea Allen, 45, of Fairfield, IL passed away 4:00PM Thursday February 20th, 2014 at her home.
Michele was born May 25, 1968 at Fairfield, IL to Junior and Treva (Johnston) Lane.
Michele was a homemaker and had worked for Brookst ...more


02.25.2014

Patty L. Lewis, 81

Patty L. Lewis, age 81, of Flora, Illinois passed away on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at Clay County Hospital in Flora.
Patty was born January 13, 1933 in Clay County to William Carl and Delorus (Allen) Greenwood. She married Lowell A. Lewis ...more


02.20.2014

Billie Burget Zink, 81

Billie Burget Zink, 81, of South Houston, Texas, formerly of Louisville, died February 12, 2014 at Memorial Herman Hospital in Houston Texas.
The funeral is scheduled for Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 2:00 PM at Neal Funeral Home in Louisvill ...more


02.20.2014

Robert C. Monical, 79

Robert C. Monical, age 79, of Effingham, Illinois, passed away on Monday, February 17, 2014 at 7:55 a.m. at the Carle Hospital in Urbana, Illinois.
Robert is formerly of Clay City, Illinois and Mesa, Arizona. He was born August 18, 1934 in Flo ...more


02.20.2014

Vida Evelyn Murbarger, 94

Vida Evelyn Murbarger, age 94, passed away on February 12, 2014 in Yulee, Florida.
Vida was formerly of Clay City, Illinois. She was born on July 3, 1919 in Wayne County to parents Bert and Gertrude (Cummins) Rosenberg. She married Leo Murbarg ...more


02.20.2014

Mary M. Lovekamp

Mary M. Lovekamp of Springfield passed away Friday Feb. 14, 2014 at Memorial Medical Center.
She was born May 10, 1931 in Clay County the daughter of Donald and Thelma Britton Williams. She married Byron E. Lovekamp June 26, 1955 in Geneva, IL ...more


02.20.2014

Nora B. Henson, 94

Nora B. Henson, 94, of Orchardville, IL passed away 1:22AM Thursday, February 13, 2014 at Good Samaritan Hospital at Mt. Vernon, IL.
Nora was born January 11, 1920 at Orchardville, IL to William and Myrtle (Burkett) Scott. She married Gerome C ...more


02.20.2014

Edward Dale Smith, 84

Edward Dale Smith, 84 of Mt. Vernon, IL, formerly of Johnsonville, IL passed away 12:30AM Thursday, February 13, 2014 at Crossroads Hospital in Mt. Vernon, IL.
Dale was born February 10, 1930 to Homer and Lillian (Trotter) Smith in Paxton, IL. ...more


02.20.2014

Rich Enlow, 54

Rich Enlow, age 54, of Flora, Illinois passed away on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at his home in Flora.
Rich was born April 16, 1959 in East St. Louis, Illinois to Richard R. and Doris Jean (Ward) Enlow. He married Cindy Kenley on June 11, 1 ...more


02.13.2014

Kathryn (Kitty) Marie McDaniel, 88

Kathryn (Kitty) Marie McDaniel died peacefully on February 12, 2014 at Parkview Hospital. Kitty was born on April 14, 1925 in Clinton, Indiana, the daughter of Raymond and Ruth Lockman. She married Gilbert Ray McDaniel on August 11, 1946 at the Mine ...more


02.11.2014

Dorothy Seymore, 82

Dorothy M. Seymore, 82, of Zenith, IL passed away Thursday, February 6, 2014 at Way-Fair Nursing & Rehab Center in Fairfield.
Dorothy was born February 10, 1931 at Wyanet, IL to Roy and Edith Whipple. She married James E. Seymore in 1956.
...more


02.11.2014

Harry Lee "Jack" Fitzgerald

Mr. Harry Lee "Jack" Fitzgerald passed from this life on February 5th, 2014. Jack was born in Flora, IL, on July 26th, 1929, to Verlie and Grace (Henderson) Fitzgerald.
After graduating from Flora High School in 1947, Jack joined the Marines, ...more


02.11.2014

Lois Jean Bates, 92

Lois Jean Bates, age 92, of Clay City, Illinois passed away on Monday, February 10, 2014 at her home in Clay City.
Lois was born January 28, 1922 in Wayne County, Illinois to James Carl and Izora (Graindstaff) Hubble. She married Roscoe L. Ba ...more


02.11.2014

Tim Dawkins, 46

Tim Dawkins, age 46, of Clay City, Illinois passed away Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon, Illinois.
Tim was born on October 5, 1967 in Olney, Illinois to Glen Edward and Delores (Goodman) Dawki ...more


02.6.2014

William Earl Martin, 85

William Earl Martin, age 85, of Edgewater, Florida, formerly of Flora, Illinois, passed away at the Ocean View Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in New Smyrna Beach, Florida on July 11, 2013.
Mr. Martin was born on February 8, 1928 in Clay Co ...more


02.6.2014

Beverly Hope Martin, 84

Beverly Hope Martin, age 84, of Edgewater, Florida, formerly of Flora, Illinois, passed away at the Ocean View Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in New Smyrna Beach, Florida on January 9, 2014.
Mrs. Martin was born on February 9, 1929 in Clay Ci ...more


02.4.2014

Lester Beck, 66

January 7, 1948 - January 30, 2014
Lester L. Beck, 66, of Mancelona, Mi. died at 9:30 am Thursday, January 30, 2014 at Munson Medical Center in traverse City, Mi. Lester was born January 7, 1948 in Effingham, Ill. To Clarence and Patricia (Tra ...more


02.3.2014

Betty Jean "Jeanne" Tepker

Betty Jean "Jeanne" Tepker, 63, of Chatham, passed Friday, January 31, 2014 at her home. She was born June 25, 1950, in Xenia, Illinois to James F. and Geneva Miller O'Brien.
Her sweet spirit will be dearly missed by all who knew her. She ...more


01.28.2014

Genell Farmer, 93

Genell Farmer, age 93, of Flora, Illinois passed away on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at Flora Gardens Care Center in Flora.
Genell was born May 28, 1920 in Flora to Walter F. and Mary (Jones) Corry. She married Dale "Bill" Farmer on January 23 ...more


01.28.2014

Alpha Lenore Bunnell, 95

Alpha Lenore Bunnell, 95, of Fairfield, IL passed away 9:10PM Thursday, January 23, 2014 at Charlevoix Health Care, St. Charles, MO.
Alpha was born December 18, 1918 at Rinard, IL to Fred A. and Helen B. (Flanders) Powell. She married Ivan Dal ...more


01.28.2014

Harry L. Caldwell, 81

Harry L. Caldwell, 81 of Cisne, IL passed away at 7:15 PM, Wed. January 22, 2014 at the Flora Gardens Care Center at Flora, IL.
He was born on July 30, 1932 in Vandalia, MO to Hugh & Alta (Seeley) Caldwell. He married Betty Barnes on March 4 ...more


01.28.2014

John S. Cox, 85

John S. Cox, age 85, of Flora, Illinois, passed away on Friday, January 24, 2014, at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham.
John was born September 26, 1928, in Flora to Walter and Katie (Howell) Cox. He was the youngest of 6 children ...more


01.28.2014

Reverend Richard Leroy "Rick" Stratton, 62

Reverend Richard Leroy "Rick" Stratton, age 62, of Flora, Illinois went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at Clay County Hospital in Flora.
Rick was born October 26, 1951 in Carlinville, Illinois to Robert and Alice (Wilson) Str ...more


01.28.2014

Marjorie Louise (Oliver) McAllister, 81

Marjorie Louise (Oliver) McAllister, age 81, of Flora, IL passed away on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at Flora Gardens Care Center in Flora.
Marjorie was born May 20, 1932 in Louisville, IL to Samuel Clyde and Gaynell (White) Oliver. She marrie ...more


01.28.2014

Faye Franklin, 85

Faye Franklin, age 85, of Flora, IL, passed away at 1:52 p.m., Friday, January 17, 2014, at Wabash Christian Retirement Center, in Carmi, IL. Faye was born August 6, 1928, in Clay County, IL, to Samuel & Katie (Montgomery) Frank. On December 12, 1 ...more


01.28.2014

Charles "Chuck" Reed Pate, 75

Charles "Chuck" Reed Pate, 75, of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, formerly of Evansville, Indiana, and Flora, Illinois passed away Thursday, January 16, 2014 at his home surrounded by his family.
Chuck was born in Cleveland, Ohio on December 3, 1938 t ...more


01.28.2014

Elsie Leona Rinehart, 84

Elsie Leona Rinehart, age 84, of Flora, IL, formerly of Clay City, passed away on Sunday, January 19, 2014 at Flora Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Flora.
Leona was born November 27, 1929 in Clay City, IL to John Jasper and Mary Elsie ...more


01.15.2014

Wilson Roger Fitzgerald, 63

Wilson Roger Fitzgerald, age 63, of St. Charles, IL, formerly of the Carbondale and Marion area, and originally from Clay County, passed away Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at Palos Community Hospital in Palos Heights, IL.
He was born September 19, ...more



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