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The Clay County Advocate - Press-Flora, IL



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


01.10.2014

Ivan Dale Yates, 81

Ivan Dale Yates, age 81, of Flora, IL passed away Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, IN.
Ivan was born June 28, 1932 in Rinard, IL to Percy Glenn and Beulah (Gloyd) Yates. He married Velma "Sue" (Birkes) Yate ...more


01.10.2014

Ada Marie West Baker, 73

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


01.10.2014

Barbara Ann Bible, 73

Barbara Ann Bible, age 73, of Louisville, Illinois passed away at 12:08 a.m. on Monday, January 6, 2014 at St. Johns Hospital in Springfield, Illinois.
Barbara was born on April 4, 1940 to parents George Allen and Vivian Maxine (Rinehart) Toll ...more


01.10.2014

Carmon D. deWeese, 71

Carmon D. deWeese, age 71, of Flora, passed away January 1, 2014, at his home.
He was born November 12, 1942 in Omaha, Nebraska, the son of Carmon F. and Dorothy (Hayes) deWeese. Following his service in the U.S. Navy, Carmon began a lifelong ...more


01.10.2014

Jane Penelope "Penny" Denson, 71

Jane Penelope "Penny" Denson, 71, of Flora, IL passed away Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 2:24 p.m. at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon, IL.
Penny was born August 13, 1942 in Springfield, the daughter of John O. and Gertrude ...more


01.10.2014

Kathryn Elizabeth Harrison, 92

Kathryn Elizabeth Harrison, age 92, of Clinton, MO, formerly of Louisville, IL, passed away Monday, December 30, 2013 at Golden Valley Memorial Hospital in Clinton, MO.
She was born October 29, 1921 in Clay City, the daughter of Clarence Homer ...more


01.3.2014

Teresa Elaine Stanford

Teresa Stanford, 53 of Fairfield died Friday, January 3, 2014 at 7:45 AM at her home in Fairfield. She was born on July 4, 1960 in Fairfield and had been a teacher at Merriam Grade School and a Secretary at the IECC District Office. Teresa is survi ...more


01.2.2014

Doris Muhs, 64

Doris Muhs, age 64, of Olney, Illinois passed away on Monday, December 30, 2013.
Doris was born on April 10, 1949 in Wendelin, Illinois to parents Phillip Uebinger and Mary (Seiler). She married Darold Muhs on November 22, 1971 at the Holy Cro ...more


01.2.2014

Brooklyn Hope Armstrong, 16

Brooklyn Hope Armstrong , 16, of Carlinville passed away Sunday, December 29, 2013, in Peoria County, as a result of an automobile accident.
Brooklyn was born November 2, 1997, in Litchfield, IL, a daughter of Bryan and Kristy Ann (Lewis) Arm ...more


01.2.2014

Lloyd "Chuck" Lake, 68

Lloyd "Chuck" Lake, 68, died Sunday, December 29, 2013, in Pampa.
Graveside services will be at 2:00 PM Thursday, January 2, 2014, at Hillcrest cemetery in McLean. Arrangements are under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors....more


01.2.2014

Bernie E. Phillips, 76

Bernie E. Phillips, 76 of Rinard, IL passed away 3:50AM Saturday, December 28, 2013 at Clay County Hospital in Flora, IL.
Bernie was born November 30, 1937 at Rinard, IL to Elvin and Violet (Evans) Phillips. He married Georgia Ann Laughlin Sep ...more


01.2.2014

Helen M. Phillips, 74

HELEN M. PHILLIPS, 74, of Flora, IL passed away 5:32 AM Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at the Clay County Hospital in Flora, IL.
Helen was born January 17, 1939 to Ralph and Mary (Childress) Watson at Beecher City, IL. She married Earl H. Phillips ...more


12.24.2013

Minnie Louise Fry, 82

Minnie Louise Fry, age 82, of Flora, IL passed away on Sunday, December 22, 2013 at Flora Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Flora.
She was born July 23, 1931 in Hamilton County, IL to Clay and Pearlie (Jamerson) Stanley. She married He ...more


12.24.2013

Ray McDannel, 73

Ray McDannel, age 73, of Xenia, IL passed away on Monday, December 23, 2013 at Good Samaritan RHC in Mt. Vernon, IL.
Ray was born December 19, 1940 in Flora to Kenneth C. and Clara (Reed) McDannel. He was the owner and operator of Xenia Ele ...more


12.24.2013

Marianne Houser, 79

Marianne Houser, 79, of Iuka and formerly of Olney, died at 3:33 a.m. Sunday, December 8, 2013 at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Friday, December 13th at the Summers-Kistler Funeral Home in Olne ...more


12.24.2013

Herbert F."Herb" Burt , 91

Herbert F."Herb" Burt , age 91, of Clay City, IL passed away at his home in the presence of his children on December 21, 2013.
Herb was born on July 9, 1922 in Fairfield, IL, the son of Frank C. and Ruth J. (Snyder) Burt. He married Bertha (S ...more


12.24.2013

Bessie Schroeder, 80

Bessie Schroeder, 80, of Rinard, IL passed away 7:11PM Saturday, December 21, 2013 at her home.
Bessie was born May 8, 1933 to George R. and Ida K. (Baker) Headley at Wynne, AR. She married James West and he preceded her in death in 1956. Will ...more


12.24.2013

Carol D. Lagle, 74

Carol D. Lagle, age 74, of Flora, IL passed away Sunday, December 22, 2013 at Good Samaritan RHC in Mt. Vernon, IL.
Carol was born April 9, 1939 in Flora to Bernard "Turk" Lagle and Mary (Vail) Lagle. He married Nancy L. Martin on August 22 ...more


12.24.2013

Lois Carol Knierim, 72

Lois Carol Knierim, age 72, of Effingham, Illinois passed away on Thursday, December 19, 2013 at 7:15 p.m. at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham, Illinois.
Lois was born on January 28, 1941 in Clay County, Illinois to parents Wendel ...more


12.24.2013

Helen L. Wyman, 90

Helen L. Wyman, age 90, of Flora, IL passed away Thursday, December 19, 2013 at Clay County Hospital in Flora.
Helen was born January 25, 1923 in Clay County, IL to Herschel and Gladys (Logan) Higgason. She married Orse "Mink" Wyman on June ...more


12.17.2013

Esther Ingeborg Obrecht, 94

Esther Ingeborg Obrecht, 94, of Flora, Illinois formerly of Cisne, IL, passed away at 10am Friday December 13, 2013 in Flora.
She was born the daughter of Emil and Elizabeth Ingeborg (Erickson) Burkland on March 25th, 1919 in Bridgeport, West ...more


12.17.2013

Mrs. Karen S. Kohn, 67

Mrs. Karen S. Kohn, 67, of Clay City, Illinois, died Thursday, at 6:47PM, December 12, 2013, at Clay County Hospital in Flora.
Karen was born August 4, 1946, to Dale Jeffries and Mildred (Rhodes) Jeffries in Pana, IL. She married Jerry Kohn ...more


12.12.2013

David F. Scamahorn, 85

David F. Scamahorn, 85, of Flora, IL died Monday December 9, 2013 at 2:35 PM in his home.
A memorial service will be held Sunday, December 15, 2013 at 2:00 PM at the Kingdom Hall of Jehova's Witnesses in Noble, IL. Cremation rites will be acco ...more


12.12.2013

Inez Harrison, 88

Inez Harrison, 88, of Clay City, IL died Tuesday December 3, 2013 at 4:40 PM in Flora, IL.
Funeral services will be Sunday, December 8, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Neal Funeral Home in Louisville, IL. Visitation will be Sunday from 12:00 to 2:00 PM at ...more


12.12.2013

Clifford Ray "Cliff" Eckelberry, 71

Clifford Ray "Cliff" Eckelberry, age 71, of Flora, Illinois passed away Friday, December 6, 2013 at his home in Flora
Cliff was born December 11, 1941 in Rinard to Joseph Martin and Addie Ozella (Plumlee) Eckelberry and married Karen M. McCol ...more


12.12.2013

William Lowell Sparr, 82

William Lowell Sparr, 82, of Cisne, IL passed away 7:30AM Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital.
William Lowell was born October 2, 1931 in Cisne, IL to Fred and Bertha (Miller) Sparr. He never married.
William Lowell ...more


12.12.2013

James Edward Scallions, 81

James Edward Scallions, 81, of Daleville, AL passed away at 1:03PM Friday, December 6, 2013 at Enterprise Medical Center in Enterprise, AL.
James was born March 1, 1932 at Jackson, TN to Dolphus David and Mamie Alberta (Waller) Scallions. He m ...more


12.12.2013

Koby Duane Perry, 43

Koby Duane Perry, 43, of West Salem, IL passed away 12:19PM Thursday, December 5, 2013 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN.
He was born on Apr. 24, 1970 in Mt. Carmel, IL to Charles & Marilyn (Taylor) Perry.
He was disabled and batt ...more


12.12.2013

Phyllis L. Ragain, 85

Phyllis L. Ragain, 85, of Geff, formerly of Cisne, IL passed away 3:10PM Thursday, December 5, 2013 at Way-Fair Rehab and Healthcare.
Phyllis was born March 27, 1928 at Waukesha, WI to Norman and Louise (Hoffricter) Brow. She first married Th ...more


12.12.2013

Samuel Dean O'Dell, 72

Samuel Dean O'Dell, 72, of Ingraham, IL, died Monday December 2, 2013 at 2:46 PM at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham, IL.
Funeral services will be Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 10:00 AM at Holy Cross Church in Wendelin, IL. Visitat ...more


12.12.2013

Ray Brainard, 85

Ray Brainard, age 85, of Olney, Illinois passed away on Sunday, December 1, 2013 at Burgin Manor in Olney.
Funeral services for Ray will be at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at Summers-Kistler Funeral Home in Olney with Reverend Gary ...more


12.12.2013

Gerald Lloyd Clements, 87

Gerald Lloyd Clements, 87, of Johnsonville, IL passed away at 8:37PM Monday, December 2, 2013 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital.
Gerald Lloyd was born October 3, 1926 at Orchardville, IL. to Charles and Joyce (Dunlap) Clements. He married Vera M. ...more


12.12.2013

Mary O. Reed, 87

Mary O. Reed, 87, of Cisne, IL passed away at 7:50PM Friday, November 29, 2013 at Way-Fair Nursing Home in Fairfield, IL.
Mary was born May 20, 1926 at Johnsonville, IL to Roy C. and Callie (Tenney) Conard. She married William Earl Reed July 1 ...more


12.12.2013

Betty Lou Willison, 83

Betty Lou Willison, age 83, of Louisville, Illinois passed away on Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 8:51 a.m. at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham.
Betty was born June 24, 1930 in Hoosier Township to parents Ned Zink and Irene (Parsons) ...more


12.12.2013

Loreta June Shelton, 90

Loreta June Shelton, 90, of Cisne, IL passed away 4:55PM Friday, November 29, 2 013 at the Cisne Rehab and Health Center,
Loreta was born June 14, 1923 at Cisne, IL to Pearl and Lillie E. (Brown) Leathers. She married Edward Paul Shelton Augus ...more


12.12.2013

Grace L. Colclasure, 91

Grace L. Colclasure, 91, of Champaign, IL died Sunday December 1, 2013 at 4:40 AM at Hilltop Convalescent Center in Champaign.
Cremation rites will be accorded and a private service will be held at a later date.
Burial will be in Orchar ...more


12.12.2013

Art Barnard, 92

Art Barnard, 92 year old Wayne County resident, of rural Wayne City, Illinois died at 4:37 p.m. Wednesday, November 27 at the Wayfair Nursing Center in Fairfield, Illinois. He was known as an independent businessman, cattle buyer, trucker, and founde ...more


12.12.2013

Opal Williams Reeves, 86

Opal Williams Reeves, age 86, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Saturday, November 30, 2013 at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon.
Opal was born January 9, 1927 in Flora, the daughter of Charles Ruben and Ora (Rockhold) Pruitt. ...more


12.12.2013

David I. LeFever, 59

David I. LeFever, age 59, of Clay City, IL passed away Thursday, November 21, 2013 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, IL.
David was born May 29, 1954 in San Diego, CA to Irving Velmore LeFever and Bertha (Smith) LeFever Thompson. He mar ...more


12.2.2013

Lois June Peterson

Lois June Peterson, 88, passed away at 6:09 pm. Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at Fairfield Memorial Hospital.
She was born on Jan. 21, 1925, in Goodland, KS. daughter of Emma and Leonard Bartel.
She was a teacher's aide at the Flora and Fai ...more


11.25.2013

Vernon Calvin Lane, 88

Vernon Calvin Lane, 88, of Cisne, IL passed away Thursday, November 21, 2013 at Clay County Hospital at Flora, IL.
Vernon was born March 11, 1925 at Bluford, Illinois to Samuel G. and Ruby I. (Shelton) Lane. He married Elizabeth (Bashore) Lan ...more


11.25.2013

Dorothy Maxine Brooker, 93

Dorothy Maxine Brooker, 93 of Trenton, IL, formerly of Geff, passed away 11:05PM, Sunday, November 24, 2013 at Clinton Manor Living Center at New Baden, IL.
Dorothy was born May 7, 1920 at Geff, IL to Carl Allen and Bernice Irene (Brown) Bless ...more


11.25.2013

Violet Stanford, 90

Violet Stanford, 90, of Flora, IL, died Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 4:30 AM at Flora Gardens Healthcare in Flora.
Funeral services will be Monday, November 25, 2013 at 1:00 PM at Neal Funeral Home in Louisville, iL. Visitation will be Monda ...more


11.25.2013

Barbara Kathryn Yates, 77

Barbara Kathryn Yates, 77, of Kinmundy, IL, died Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 1:32 AM at her daughter's home in Kinmundy.
Funeral services will be Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 10:00 AM at Neal Funeral Home in Kinmundy. Visitation will be Nov ...more


11.25.2013

David I. LeFever, 59

David I. LeFever, age 59, of Clay City, IL passed away Thursday, November 21, 2013 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, IL.
David was born May 29, 1954 in San Diego, CA to Irving Velmore LeFever and Bertha (Smith) LeFever Thompson. He mar ...more


11.20.2013

Rex Young

Rex R. Young, 53, of Clinton, WI died Monday, November 18, 2013 in UW Hospital, Madison, WI.
He was born on June 5, 1960 in Olney, IL the son of Donald and Melba (McCommons) Young. Rex was a 1978 graduate of Yorkville High School, Yorkville, ...more


11.19.2013

June Maxine Shreve, 86

June Maxine Shreve, 86, of Cisne, IL passed away 11:10AM Thursday, November 14, 2013 at her home.
June was born July 24, 1927 at Keenes, IL to Ira and Clarinda K. (Shook) Bruce. She married Orval G. Shreve August 8, 1946 at Mt. Vernon, IL and ...more


11.19.2013

Robert Lee Henson, 85

Mr. Robert Lee Henson, 85, of Xenia, IL, passed away at 12:42 a.m., Thursday, November 14, 2013, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon, IL.
Robert was born September 15, 1928, in Wayne County, to Chester Henson and Mable (Hol ...more


11.19.2013

Barbara J. Mislich, 74

Barbara J. Mislich, age 74, of Flora, IL passed away on Friday, November 15, 2013 at her home in Flora.
Mrs. Mislich was born September 10, 1939 in Blue Island, IL to William and Margaret (Wigginton) Moore. She married Robert D. Mislich on Fe ...more


11.19.2013

Larry Allen Krutsinger, 69

Larry Allen Krutsinger, age 69, of Flora, IL passed away Saturday, November 16, 2013 at his home in Flora.
Larry was born October 14, 1944 in Flora to Ivan and Hazel (Nash) Krutsinger. He married Linda L. Luepkes on August 20, 1973 in Rockfor ...more


11.19.2013

Richard W. "Dick" Stanford, 76

Richard W. "Dick" Stanford, age 76, of Flora, IL passed away Sunday, November 17, 2013 at Flora Rehab & Healthcare Center in Flora.
Dick was born April 16, 1937 in Flora, IL to Harry and Mildred (McGrew) Stanford. He married Kathryn E. "Kat ...more


11.18.2013

Betty June Payne Henderson, 88

Betty June Payne Henderson, 88, of Springfield, Illinois, passed away peacefully at 8:30 am on Friday November 15, 2013 in her home with her loving family at her side.
Born on June 24th, 1925 in Clay City, Illinois she was the daughter of Ben ...more


11.14.2013

Alice E. Sipus, 88

Alice E. Sipus, age 88, of Casey, IL passed away Monday, November 11, 2013 at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon, IL.
Alice was born September 8, 1925 in Ingraham, IL to Charles and Eva (Welch) Benefield. She married George S ...more


11.12.2013

Edra M. Wilfong, 94

Edra M. Wilfong,, age 94, of Flora, Illinois and formerly of Cisne passed away Wednesday November 6th, 2013 at the Clay County Hospital in Flora.
She was born March 13th, 1919 at Iuka, Illinois a daughter of Obed and Myrtle (Wooley) Dean. She ...more


11.12.2013

Carolyn Sue Abner, 69

Carolyn Sue Abner, age 69, of Flora, IL passed away at her home on Thursday, November 07, 2013.
Carolyn was born February 19, 1944 in Clay County, IL to Harold and Emily (Phillips) Erwin. She married Tom Abner on June 25, 1965 at First Chris ...more


11.5.2013

Ralph Wayne Walker, 61

Ralph Wayne Walker, 61

Ralph Wayne Walker, age 61, of Flora, Illinois passed away on Friday, November 1, 2013 at 2:10 p.m. at his home.
Ralph was born on April 15, 1952 to parents Riley R. Walker and Donna La Pearl (Fitzgerald) ...more


11.5.2013

Rev. Douglas E. Stout DD, 70

Rev. Douglas E. Stout D.D., 70, of Cisne, Illinois passed away Saturday November 2nd, 2013 at this home.
He was born November 10th, 1942 in Ainsworth, Iowa a son of Jesse and Bonnie (Elmore) Stout. He married Sue Allison April 10th, 1986 in O ...more


11.5.2013

Warren W. Webster, 80

Warren W. Webster, age 80, of Flora, IL passed away Sunday, November 3, 2013 at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon, IL.
Warren was born July 21, 1933 in Fort Wayne, IN to Denzil and Maude (Garsh) Webster. He married Carolyn J ...more


10.30.2013

Oliver Franklin Spicer, 102

Oliver Franklin Spicer, age 102, of Louisville, Illinois passed away on Monday, October 28, 2013 at 8:17 p.m. at the Clay County Hospital in Flora, Illinois.
Oliver was born on February 5, 1911 to parents Bundy and Winnie (Garrison) Spicer in ...more


10.30.2013

Alice Patterson, 94

Alice Patterson, 94

Alice Patterson, age 94, of Ardmore, OK, formerly of Clay City, Illinois passed away at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at Mercy Hospital in Ardmore, Oklahoma.
Graveside services at 2:00 p.m, T ...more


10.28.2013

Phillip (Phil) Edward Robinson

A little over a year ago we, as a family, were gathered together to share our sweet Mother's last days here on earth. We were so blessed to be with her as she made preparations for her journey home. Over the next two days, Mom made sure we were ok w ...more


10.28.2013

Harla J. Wehde, 64

64 year old Fairfield resident formerly of Flora, IL, Harla J. Wehde, passed away at 5:30 PM, Thursday, October 24, at her home. Surviving are her two daughters, Christinia (Eric) Roddiger of Houston, TX and Rebecca (T.J.) Vaughan of Fairfield, 2 gr ...more


10.24.2013

Ellen Marguerite Sparr, 89

Ellen Marguerite Sparr, 89

Ellen Marguerite Sparr, 89, of Cisne, IL passed away at 7:18PM Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at Flora Rehab and Healthcare at Flora, IL.
Ellen was born December 30, 1923 at Clay City, IL to William Tilford ...more


10.22.2013

Leon Diss, 77

Leon Diss, 77

Leon Diss, age 77, of Alma, Illinois passed away on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 8:03 a.m. at his home
Leon was born on August 22, 1936 to parents Lowell Charles Diss and Mildred Rose (Shaffer) Diss of Kinmundy, ...more


10.22.2013

Mildred P. Hilderbrand, 99

Mildred P. Hilderbrand, 99

Mildred P. Hilderbrand, age 99, of Clay City passed away at 9:03 p.m., Friday, October 18, 2013 at Flora Healthcare and Rehab.
Funeral services at 11 a.m., Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at Summers-Kistler ...more


10.22.2013

Ira Lee Simmons, 80

Ira Lee Simmons, 80

Ira Lee Simmons, age 80, of Clay City (formerly of Phillipstown, Illinois) passed away at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at his home, surrounding by his family, following a 6 month battle with cancer. Funeral ...more


10.14.2013

Russel Pennington, 67

Russel Pennington, 67, of Xenia, IL passed away 7:30PM Wednesday at his home after a long fight with cancer.
Russel was born August 23, 1946 in Kentucky to Everett and Betty (Hall) Pennington. He married Angela McGivney November 16, 1974 at L ...more


10.14.2013

Dewey Leonard Porter, 89

Dewey Leonard Porter, 89, of Flora, IL passed away at noon on Friday, October 11, 2013 at Clay County Hospital in Flora, IL.
Dewey was born April 25, 1924, at Louisville, IL to David Christian and Jessie Mae (Daugherty) Porter. He married Vera ...more


10.14.2013

Cory A. Deem, 19

Cory A. Deem, 19, of Cisne, IL passed away 10:19 PM Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN.
Cory was born February 19, 1994 at Olney, IL to Jeremy and Heather (Griffin) Deem.
He was a laborer for Davis Tree Ser ...more


10.14.2013

James Barbee, 87

James L. Barbee, 87, of Louisville, IL, died Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 3:04 PM at Good Samaritan Regional Hospital in Mt. Vernon, IL.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Red Brush Christian Church in rural Lou ...more


10.14.2013

Cecil Ray Hinkle, 84

Cecil Ray Hinkle, 84

Cecil Ray Hinkle, 84, of Clay City, IL, died Fridan, October 4, 2013 at 9:40 AM at the Flora gardens Care Center in Flora, IL.
Funeral services are Monday, October 7, 2013 at 1:00 PM at Neal Funeral Home in ...more


10.3.2013

Betty L. Smith, 74

Betty L. Smith, 74, passed away unexpectedly at 10:30 am Friday, September 27, 2013 at her home.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm on Monday, September 30, 2013 at Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home ...more


10.3.2013

Rachel Burroughs, 97

Rachel Burroughs, 97, of Salem, IL, formerly of Iuka died September 27, 2013 at the Salem Township Hospital.
Born June 8, 1916, she ws the daughter of James W. and Carrie (Carneal) Armstrong who preceded her in death.
A homemaker, she w ...more


10.3.2013

Rebecca Sue Lehman, 86

Rebecca Sue Lehman, age 86, of Flora, IL passed away Thursday, September 26, 2013 at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham, IL.
Becky was born December 11, 1926 in Ardmore, OK to Peter Manning and Sue (Sosbee) Boucher. She married War ...more


10.3.2013

John Ray Grove, 88

John Ray Grove, 88, of Bible Grove, IL died Friday, September 27, 2013 at 4:16 PM at Evergreen Nursing and Rehabilitation in Effingham, IL.
Funeral services are scheduled for Monday, September 30, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Neal Funeral Home in Louis ...more


10.3.2013

Thelma Louise Slover, 87

Thelma Louise Slover, age 87, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, October 1, 2013. Born July 17, 1926 to Rex and Zora Kitley, Thelma survived in good humor the Great Depression and World War II. Although she graduated from Roosevelt High in St ...more


09.30.2013

Robert (Bob) Jessup age 94

Robert (Bob) Ralph Jessup born February 13, 1919 and formerly of Xenia passed away at the VA Community Living Center in Orlando, FL September 10, 2013 at the age of 94. He was a United States Air Force veteran having served in World War II in the 10 ...more


09.25.2013

George Kenneth, Roush, 84

George Kenneth Roush, age 84, of Flora, IL passed away Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at his home in Flora.
Kenny was born on April 20, 1929 in Louisville, IL, the son of DeFay Orin and Iva Hazel (Guinn) Roush. He married Vernal Coble on April 1 ...more


09.25.2013

Faith Louise (Rodgers) Jean Pugh, 88

FFaith Louise (Rodgers) Jean Pugh, 88, Vincennes, passed away Monday, Setpember 23, 2013 at Golden Living of Petersburg. Faith was born February 19, 1925, in Clearlake, Wisconsin, the daughter of Estes and Pansey (Dudley) Rodgers. She was a waitress ...more


09.25.2013

Donald Knight, 85

Donald Knight, age 85, of Flora, IL passed away Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at his home in Flora.
Don was born May 4, 1928 in Fithian, IL, the son of Lester and Veda Pauline (McClure) Knight. He married Donna F. Hines on April 16, 1955 in Dan ...more


09.23.2013

Richard A. "Dick" Johnson, 76

Richard A. "Dick" Johnson, 76, of Decatur, passed away Saturday, September 21, 2013 in Evergreen Assisted Living Center.
He was born August 11, 1937 in Hord, Illinois, the son of Richard and Louise (Moore) Johnson. He was previously employed ...more


09.23.2013

Phyllis M. Watson, 89

Phyllis M. Watson, 89

Phyllis M. Watson, 89, of Cisne passed away 7:41PM Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at Cisne Rehab and Health Care Center
Phyllis was born April 17, 1924 at Cisne, IL to George C. and Alice M. (Kiger) Watson. S ...more


09.23.2013

Margie J. Brach, 90

Margie J. Brach, 90, of Cisne passed away 5:28AM Friday, September 20, 2013 at Cisne Rehab and Health Care Center.
Margie was born April 16, 1923 to Mike and Alma (Miles) Dove at St. Louis, MO. She married Garrison Brach September 22, 1945 at ...more


09.19.2013

Geraldine Blackwell-Oedewaldt, 79

Mrs. Geraldine Blackwell - Oedewaldt, age 79, of Pekin, IL formerly of Flora, IL, passed away September 16, 2013, at the Methodist Hospital in Peoria, IL. Geraldine was born June 7, 1934, in Flora, IL, to Harry Opal Bute and Nina Marie (Wood) Bute. ...more


09.19.2013

Lucille G. Dingman, 95

Mrs. Lucille G. Dingman, 95, of Flora, passed away at 6:35am on Monday, September 16, 2013 at the Clay County Hospital in Flora IL. Lucille was born February 3, 1918, in Chicago, IL, to Louis and Agnes (Goniakowski) Perkowski. She married Charles D ...more


09.19.2013

Erma Jean Atherton, 81

Mrs. Erma Jean Atherton, age 81, of Flora, IL, died at 11:23 a.m., Wednesday, September 11, 2013, at Clay County Hospital in Flora. Erma was born October 18, 1931, in Flora, Illinois, to Delbert & Ethyl (Greenwood) Young. She married Elliott Gene A ...more


09.19.2013

Vernon J. Poplett, 84

Vernon J. Poplett, 84, of Louisville, IL died Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 12:55 PM at Flora Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Flora.
Cremation rites will be accorded and a private service will be held at a later date. Burial will be in Loy Cha ...more


09.9.2013

Philip Schnautz, 51

Philip Schnautz, 51, of Noble, Illinois passed away on Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. at Helia Healthcare in Olney, Illinois.
He was born December 11, 1961 in Olney, Illinois to parents Vance Shriner and Sue (Schnautz) Michels. He at ...more


09.9.2013

Dawnielle Kay Sweet, 40

Dawnielle Kaye (Nolley) Sweet, 40, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Friday, September 6, 2013 at Wishard Hospital in Indianapolis.
She was born July 22, 1973, in Shelbyville, the daughter of Donnie Nolley and Debra (Hatton) Dodd.
Survivo ...more


09.9.2013

Darline Shook, 87

Darline Shook, age 87, of Centralia, passed away at 5:40 am on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at Washington County Hospital in Nashville, Illinois.
She was born on October 8 1925 in Flora, IL, the daughter of Lionel Gloyd and Iva Louise (King ...more


09.6.2013

Richard "Rick" Olin Milner, 66

Richard Olin Milner "Rick" age 66 of Edmond, OK passed away on August 31, 2013. Rick was born in Effingham, Illinois on August 3, 1947. Rick served in the Army from August 1966 to January 1969 at which time he was honorably discharged due to the de ...more


09.6.2013

Trisha Leigh Grubaugh, 31

Mrs. Trisha Leigh Grubaugh, 31, of Flora, IL, died Monday, September 2, 2013, at 11:58 p.m. at Clay County Hospital in Flora. Trisha was born November 23, 1981, in Streator, IL. She attended Flora schools, graduating from Flora High School in 2000, ...more


09.4.2013

Zelda C. Blessing, 98

Zelda C. Blessing, 98

Zelda C. Blessing, age 98, of Hutchinson, KS formerly of Clay City, IL passed away Thursday, August 29, 2013 at The Arbors at Waldron Place in Hutchinson, KS.
Zelda was born March 25, 1915 in Clay City, IL ...more


09.4.2013

Lorene H. Williams, 90

Lorene H. Williams, 90

Lorene H. Williams, age 90, of Flora, IL passed away Sunday, September 1, 2013 at the Flora Gardens Care Center in Flora.
Lorene was born May 20, 1923 in Clay County, IL to Lloyd "Jack" and Eva (Thompson ...more


09.4.2013

Carrie Pauline Rodgers, 85

Carrie Pauline Rodgers, 85

Carrie Pauline Rodgers, age 85, of Flora, IL passed away Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at her home in Flora.
Pauline was born September 14, 1927 in Zenith, IL to Herbert and Vina (Brown) Jones. She marri ...more


09.4.2013

Robert A. Van Dyke, 67

Robert A. Van Dyke, 67

Robert A. Van Dyke, age 67, of Odessa, Florida (formerly of Clay County, Illinois) passed away on Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 1:35 a.m. at Melech Hospice House in Tampa, Florida.
Robert was born on Decemb ...more


08.27.2013

Naomi R. Tackitt, 89

Mrs. Naomi R. Tackitt, age 89, died at 7:20a.m., Tuesday, August 20, 2013, at the Flora Rehab & Health Care Center, in Flora. Naomi was born on February 13, 1924, in Xenia, IL. Her parents were the late Floyd & Flaura (Woods) Colclasure. On Januar ...more


08.20.2013

Wilma Jenkins, 94

Wilma E. Jenkins, age 94, of Iola, Illinois passed away at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 17, 2013 at Helen's TLC in Farina, Illinois.
Wilma was born March 4, 1919 in Xenia, Illinois to parents William Onstott and Juania (Haug) Onstott. She mar ...more


08.20.2013

Melvin A. Jones, 79

Melvin A. Jones of Titusville, Florida formerly of Decatur, Illinois passed away at 9:25 p.m. EST, Saturday, August 3, 2013 at Southeast Volusi Hospice Care Center in Edgewater, Florida after a short battle with cancer.
Melvin was born on Apri ...more


08.20.2013

Harry "Bus" Frost, 86

Harry "Bus" Frost, age 86, of Xenia, IL passed away Friday, August 16, 2013 at Herrin Hospital in Herrin, IL.
Bus was born August 29, 1926 in Clay County, IL to Dios and Ethel (Callison) Frost. He married Mildred Davis on November 9, 1946 in ...more


08.20.2013

Natasha Janel Davis, 17

Natasha Janel Davis, 17, of Flora, Illinois, died at 9:45 a.m. on Friday, August 16, 2013, at St. Louis Children's Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. Natasha was born February 21, 1996, in Flora, Illinois. She attended school in Charleston and in Flo ...more


08.6.2013

Robert Lynn Porter, 73

Robert Lynn Porter, 73

Robert Lynn Porter, age 73, of Louisville, Illinois passed away on Monday, August 5, 2013 at 3:20 a.m. at Lakeland Rehab and Healthcare Center of Effingham, Illinois.
Robert was born on July 21, 1940 to pa ...more


07.29.2013

Jonathan Lee, 29 of Fairfield

Jonathan Lee, 29, of Fairfield left this life yesterday, July 28, 2013, at the Siteman Cancer Center, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri, ending a 19-month battle with cancer. His visitation, at Johnson-Vaughn Funeral Home, Tuesday, from 5 t ...more


07.22.2013

Mike Clayton, 57

Mike Clayton, 57

Mr. Michael "Mike" W. Clayton, 57, of Flora, Illinois, died Saturday, July 20, 2013, in Champaign, IL.
Mike was born August 8, 1955, in Maryville, California, to Marshal and Inez (Caples) Wilson. On October 2 ...more


07.22.2013

Robert R. "Bob" Smith, 66

Robert R. "Bob" Smith, 66

Mr. Robert R. "Bob" Smith, 66, of Xenia, Illinois, died at 4:02 p.m. on Thursday, July 18, 2013, at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham, Illinois. Bob was born February 6, 1947, to Maxwell and Cather ...more


07.22.2013

Barbara A. Pruitt, 64

Barbara A. Pruitt, 64

Barbara A. Pruitt, 64 of Flora, IL, passed away at 5:15PM; Thursday, July 18, 2013 at Barnes Jewish Hospital; St. Louis, MO
She was born on Dec. 3, 1948 at Olney, IL to Clinard Ollie & Ruby (Worley) Curtis ...more


07.17.2013

Shirley A. Mason, 77

Shirley A. Mason, age 77, of Flora, IL passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at Flora Rehab and Health Care Center in Flora.
She was born January 3, 1936 in Wayne County, IL to Raymond and Helen (Hunt) Henson. She married Charles Burkett in th ...more


07.17.2013

Tample "Corena" Coble (Cagle), 100

Tampie "Corena" Coble (Cagle), 100, of Louisville, IL died at 12:20 PM Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at her daughter's home in Mt. Vernon, IL.
The funeral is planned for Saturday, July 20, 2013 at 1:00 PM at the J.W. Neal Funeral Home in Louisville. ...more


07.17.2013

Lee N. Hickox, 85

Mr. Lee N. Hickox, age 85, of Flora, Illinois, died at 1:40 p.m., Sunday, July 14, 2013, at Clay County Hospital in Flora, Illinois. Lee was born September 3, 1927, in Casey, Illinois, to the late Charles and Laurie (Weaver) Hickox. On November 8, 1 ...more


07.16.2013

Lola Mae Crews, 80

Lola Mae Crews, 80

Lola Mae Crews, age 80, of Geff, IL passed away 8:20am Friday, July 12, 2013 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, IN.
Lola was born November 8, 1932 in Elm River Township the daughter of Virgil and Mayme ...more


07.16.2013

Johanna M. Cox, 61

Johanna M. Cox, 61

Johanna M. Cox, 61, of Fairfield, IL passed away at 7:01AM Thursday, July 11, 2013 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital.
Johanna was born February 25, 1952 in Chicago, IL to Norman and Barbara (Butters) Miller. She ...more


07.12.2013

Wilma Josephine Hunley, 91

Wilma Josephine Hunley, 91, of Clay City, died at 5:55 PM on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney, IL.
Funeral services will be at 3:00 PM on July 14, 2013 at Community Southern Baptist Church. Visitation will be fro ...more


07.8.2013

Joanne Herdes, 59

Joanne Herdes, age 59, of Clay City passed away at 11:35 p.m., Sunday, July 7, 2013 at her residence.
Summers-Kistler Funeral Home in Clay City is in charge of arrangements
Joanne was born on March 22, 1954 in Clay County, Illinois to ...more


07.3.2013

Irene Love, 95

MATTOON - Irene Freda (Bailey) Love, 95, of Mattoon, formerly of Flora, passed away Sunday, June 30, 2013 at the Odd Fellow-Rebekah Home, Mattoon.
The funeral service honoring her life will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at the ...more


06.26.2013

Mary Barbara Bangert, 91

Mary Barbara Bangert, age 91, of Olney, Illinois passed away on Monday, June 24, 2013 at 12:20 p.m. at Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney, Illinois.
Mary was born on September 16, 1921 in Olney, Illinois to parents George Arthur and Josephine ...more


06.26.2013

Clyde W. Joliff, 84

Clyde W. Joliff, 84, of Edgewood passed away at 9:25 AM Monday, June 24, 2013 in his home.
Funeral services will be 2 P.M. Saturday, June 29, 2013 at Pagel Funeral Home, Edgewood. Burial with military rites by the Edgewood American Legion Post ...more


06.26.2013

Ray D. Tenney, 81

Ray D. Tenney, age 81, of rural Lawrenceville, IL, passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at St. Mary's Hospital in Evansville, IN. He was born December 17, 1931, in Bridgeport, IL, the son of Everly V. and Stella (Cochran) Tenney. He married Patrici ...more


06.24.2013

Charles Robert "Bob" Atteberry, 74

Charles Robert "Bob" Atteberry, 74, of Cisne, passed away at 7:42 PM Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospital in Mattoon, IL
Bob was born September 12, 1938 in Wayne County to Walter and Lucille (Russell) Atteberry. He married ...more


06.24.2013

Patricia Norris, 78

Patricia Norris, age 78, of Clay City passed away on June 21, 2013 at 1:15 p.m. at her residence.
Patricia was born on October 14, 1934 to Robert Hall and Freda (Gordon). She married Robert Norris on July 25, 1953 in Urbana, Illinois, who prec ...more


06.24.2013

Katherine Jean (Sansone) Wiegel, 88

Katherine Jean (Sansone) Wiegel, age 88, of Rutherfordton, NC formerly of Flora, IL passed away Friday, June 21, 2013, at the Rutherford Regional Medical Center in Rutherfordton, NC.
Jean was born April 9, 1925 in Charleston, IL to Frank an ...more


06.24.2013

Margaret Moore, 92

Margaret Moore, age 92, of Flora, IL passed away at 5:08 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at her daughter's home in Flora.
Margaret was born December 20, 1920 in Blue Island, IL to Alfred James and Marion (Wilkins) Wigginton. She married William ...more


06.19.2013

Ferne Williams, 93

Ferne Williams, 93, of Princeton, IN passed away at 8:26 AM Sunday, June 16, 2013 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN.
Ferne was born July 7, 1919 in Newton, IL to Louis and Olive (Weaver) Wilfong. She married Owen Williams on May 5, 1943 ...more


06.19.2013

Dorothy Jones, 88

Dorothy Jones, 88, of Rock Falls, died Friday, June 14, 2013 at her home.
Born April 6, 1925 she was a daughter of Benny V. and Ruth (Pillman) Hays.
She was united in marriage to Howard D. Jones on December 3, 1941 in Wayne County, Illi ...more


06.19.2013

JoAnn (Striegel) Doris, 84

JoAnn (Striegel) Doris (84) of Bradenton, Florida was born April 15, 1929 at Olney, Illinois and died June 9, 2013 in Key West, Florida. She was the only child of Levi Mathias Striegel and Deua (Dean) Striegel. JoAnn attended Elementary and High S ...more


06.19.2013

Rosetta Faye Adams, 94

Rosetta Faye Adams, 94, of Hord, IL, died Sunday, June 16, 2013, at 12:30 PM at the home of her daughter in Flora, IL.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 10:30 AM at Neal Funeral Home in Louisville, IL. Visitation will be Tue ...more


06.10.2013

Sara Jan (McBride) Kelly, 65

Sara Jan (McBride) Kelly, 65 of Jeromsville, Ohio died May 31 in Ashland, Ohio. Born August 18, 1947.
The daughter of Edward (Cam) McBride and Marie (Allison) Payne.
Survivors are one sister Barbara (Bo) Koskie, one brother Keith (Linda ...more


06.10.2013

Joyce M. Hower, 78

Joyce M. Hower, 78, of Sullivan, died 3:16 a.m. Thursday (June 6, 2013) in her residence.
Celebration of Life services will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday in the Reed Funeral Home, Sullivan, with the Pastor Gene Godfrey officiating. Visitation will be 5- ...more


06.10.2013

Jeff Stanfield, 46

Mr. Jeff Stanfield, 46, of Louisville, IL, died at 7:46 p.m., Friday, June 7, 2013, at Clay County Hospital in Flora. Jeff was born November 29, 1966, in Effingham, Illinois. His parents are Richard and Karen (Bailey) Stanfield of Louisville. He atte ...more


06.10.2013

Roger L. Strange, 57

Roger L. Strange, age 57, of Flora, IL passed away at 8:17 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, IN.
Roger was born February 28, 1956 in Clay County to Jack and Darlene (Johnson) Strange. He married Vickie L. ...more


06.10.2013

Edwin T. Henson, 84

Edwin T. Henson, age 84, of Xenia, IL passed away at 5:25 a.m. on Sunday, June 9, 2013 at his home in Xenia.
Edwin was born August 26, 1928 in Wayne County, IL to Ralph Cecil and Myrtle Mae (Burgess) Henson. He married Norma Jane Childers on ...more


06.10.2013

Joyce Bissey, 72

Joyce Bissey, age 72, of Flora, IL passed away at 5:37 a.m. Wednesday, June 05, 2013 at Clay County Hospital in Flora.
Joyce was born July 14, 1940 at home in Clay City, IL to Everett and Nica (Luke) Conner. During her life she worked at Kern ...more


06.5.2013

Gene Wilson, 85

Gene Wilson, age 85, of Flora, IL passed away at 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 05, 2013 at Flora Rehab & Healthcare Center in Flora.
Gene was born October 14, 1927 in Orchardville, IL to Roosevelt and Elizabeth (Keen) Wilson. He married Sylvia ...more


06.4.2013

Paul L. Fancher, 78

Paul L. Fancher, 78 of Mason, died at 5:54 AM Friday, May 31, 2013 in his home.
A graveside service, conducted by Mark R. White, will be held at 10 AM Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at the Mason Cemetery, Mason followed by military rites. Memorials are ...more


06.4.2013

Damon Robert Garrison, 21

Damon Robert Garrison, age 21, formerly of Flora and Olney, passed away on Thursday, May 30, 2013 in Marion County, IL.
Damon was born on January 28, 1992 in Flora to Robert B. Garrison and Crystal (Randall) Hargraves. He married Brittney Hall ...more


06.4.2013

Velma Lou Neal, 82

Velma Lou Neal, age 82, of Kinmundy, Illinois passed away on June 2, 2013 at 9:45 a.m. at home.
Velma was born on October 16, 1930 in the Omega Township to parents Albert Perry and Blanche (Sill) Perry. She married Clarence M. Neal of Kinmundy ...more


05.29.2013

Robert Dale Pittman, 77

Robert Dale Pittman, age 77, of Cisne, Illinois, passed away Sunday, May 26, 2013 at Flora Rehab & Health Care Center in Flora.
Dale was born January 30, 1936 in Wayne County, to Guy H. and Emma Jane (Pruitt) Pittman. He married Charlotte J. H ...more


05.29.2013

Cheryl Ann Page, 56

Cheryl Ann Page, 56, of Olney, IL, died at 12:19 p.m., Saturday, May 25, 2013, at her home. Cheryl was born August 4, 1956 in Newark, Ohio, to Charles & Beverly (Quinn) Crowder. Cheryl is survived by her parents: Charles & Beverly Crowder of Fl ...more


05.23.2013

Doris Jean Enlow, 82

Doris Jean Enlow, age 82, of Flora, IL passed away at 5:40 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at Flora Gardens Care Center in Flora.
Jean was born September 11, 1930 in Mt. Vernon, IL, the daughter of Oscar and Nanie May (Crowder) Ward. She mar ...more


05.20.2013

Merle Duane Pond, 90

Merle Duane Pond, 90, of Geff, IL passed away at 8:50AM Friday, May 17, 2013 at his home.
Merle Duane was born January 22, 1923 at Poynor, MO to Fred Lewis and Blanche Glen (Vaughn) Pond. He married Metabelle (Hilliard) Pond October 1, 1942 at ...more


05.16.2013

Shirley J. Ausbrook, 74

Shirley J. Ausbrook of Clay City, IL passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 4:15p.m. EST at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, IN.
Shirley was born on February 3, 1939 in Clay City, IL to Leo and Vida E. Murbarger. She married Arthur E. " ...more


05.16.2013

John Robert Adams, 71

John Robert Adams, 71 of Bee Branch, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 30, 2013. He was born on Sunday, January 11, 1942 in Xenia, Illinois, to the late Neal and Chloe (Carrell) Adams of Xenia. John spent his first 18 years in Xe ...more


05.16.2013

Billie Jo Yohe, 79

Billie Jo Yohe, 79, of McLeansboro, IL, formerly of Mt. Erie passed away 12:48PM Monday, May 13, 2013 at Hamilton Memorial Nursing Home in McLeansboro.
Billie was born July 31, 1933 at Belton, TX to Wesly C. and Betty (Finney) Privitte. She ma ...more


05.16.2013

Jack W. Robinson, 78

Jack W. Robinson, 78, of Collinsville, IL, died Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 6:00 AM at Cedarhurst Assisted Living and Memory Care Center in Collinsville.
Funeral services will be Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Neal Funeral Home in Louisville, ...more


05.13.2013

Ernestine Billington, 91

Ernestine Billington, 91, of Cisne, IL passed away at 10:44AM Sunday, May 12, 2013 at Way Fair Nursing Home in Fairfield, IL.
Ernestine was born July 3, 1921 at Mildred, Colorado to Homer and Maude (Burrell) Wheeler. She married Wayne Billingt ...more


05.13.2013

Andy Kinnaman, 94

Andy Kinnaman, 94

Esther Susan Kinnaman, daughter of Joseph Corbett and Nettie Fay Higgason Anderson, was born, February 12, 1919 in Xenia, Illinois. She departed this life, Friday, April 19, 2013, in her home, Osage Beach, Missouri a ...more


05.13.2013

Logan Cecil Sims, Infant

Infant Logan Cecil Sims, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2013 at Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital at St. Louis, MO.
Logan was born May 6, 2013 to Miranda Taylor and Gary Sims.
Logan is survived by his parents Miranda Taylor and Gary Si ...more


05.13.2013

Lloyd Ronald Schwarzlose, 75

Lloyd Ronald "Ron" Schwarzlose, age 75, of Olney, Illinois, passed away Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 10:55 a.m. at Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney.
Lloyd was born on June 25, 1937 in Edwards County, Illinois to Lloyd Ellis and Margurita ( ...more


05.10.2013

Mary Claire Moses, 80

Mary Claire Moses, age 80, of Flora, IL passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at Hooverwood Nursing Home in Indianapolis, IN.
Mary Claire was born on November 20, 1932 in Cairo, IL to Victor Hugh and Edith Hester (Jones) Honey. She married James ...more


05.10.2013

Elsie M. Wheeler, 69

Elsie M. Wheeler, 69, of Reeds Spring, MO died Monday, May 6, 2013 at her home.
The funeral will be Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Bethel Christian Church in Louisville.
Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 PM on Friday, May 10, 2 ...more


05.10.2013

Justin Gail Willison, 60

Justin Gail Willison, age 60, of Louisville, IL, died Thursday, May 2, 2013, at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, MO at 12:26 p.m.
Justin was born on February 10, 1953 in Effingham County to parents Eugene Willison (who survives in Louisville) and ...more



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