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home : deaths : death notices December 07, 2016


WEEK OF DECEMBER 5, 2016
John Titsworth

John V. Titsworth, 91, Chanhassen, Minn., passed away, November 29, 2016.

Memorial service will be held Monday, December 5, at 11 a.m. at Wayzata Community Church, 125 E. Wayzata Blvd. Wayzata, Minn. Visitation will be Sunday, December 4, from 5 to 7 p.m. at David Lee Funeral Home, Wayzata, Minn.

In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Alzheimers Association: Alz.org.



Mary Drennen

Mary E. "Grandma Mary" Drennen, 98, Palestine, Ill., formerly of Oblong, Ill., passed at 12:57 p.m. on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, at Heritage Health in Robinson, Ill.

Celebration of Mary's life will be Saturday, December 10, 2016, at 1:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home in Oblong, Ill. Private family burial will follow in Watts Cemetery. Visitation will be noon to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 10, 2016, at Pulliam Funeral Home in Oblong, Ill. The family request that an expression of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Crawford County Humane Society. Envelopes at or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, IL 62449.

Condolences and or memories may be sent to the family at www.oblongfuneralhome.com



Richard Dedrick

Mr. Richard L. Dedrick, age 90, of Robinson, Ill., died Wednesday, November 30, 2016, at 10:50 p.m. at Heritage Health Therapy and Senior Care, Robinson, IL, following many months of failing health.

Funeral services will be Monday, December 5, 2016, at 10:30 a.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill. Visitation was Sunday, December 4, 2016, at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill. Burial will be in the Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Ill. Military Funeral Rites will be accorded by E.M. Coulter Post 69, American Legion and VFW Post 4549 both of Robinson, Ill.

Memorial donations may be made to the Robinson Food Pantry - Soup Kitchen, with envelopes available at the funeral home.

On-line condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Mary Longnecker

Mary Evelyn Longnecker, age 86, of Lawrenceville, passed away after several months of declining health on Sunday, December 4, 2016, at Magnolia Center in Robinson, with her family at her side.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Lawrenceville on Wednesday, December 7, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. A Rosary will begin at 8:40 a.m. with visitation starting at 9:00 a.m. Burial will take place in Lawrenceville City Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in honor and memory of Mary Longnecker may be made to St. Lawrence Catholic Church Funeral Dinner Fund or Good Samaritan Hospice in Vincennes. Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.cunninghamfuneralhomes.com.



Imo Calvert

Imo A. Calvert, 104, of Martinsville died on Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, in her home, surrounded by her family.

Visitation honoring Imo will be held at the Greenwell Funeral Home in Martinsville on Thursday, Dec. 8, from 4 to 7 p.m. Rev. Dan Gross and Rev. Kevin Small will officiate the funeral service honoring her life on Friday, Dec. 9, at 10:00 a.m. at the Willow Creek Cumberland Presbyterian Church with interment immediately following in the Willow Creek Cemetery adjacent to the church.

Memorial donations may be made to the Willow Creek C. P. Church, 6492 E 400th Rd, Martinsville, IL 62442 or to the organization of the donor's choice.

To view the full obituary, send a condolence message, light a candle or post photos, visit www.markwellfuneralhome.com. Greenwell Funeral Home of Martinsville, Ill., is in charge of the arrangements.



Thomas Willey

Thomas K. Willey, age 60 of Hutsonville, died Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital, Terre Haute, Ind., following many months of failing health.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, at Pulliam Funeral Home, Hutsonville, with Bro. Randy Nave officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday, Dec. 6, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Pulliam Funeral Home, Hutsonville. Burial will be in the Hutsonville Cemetery, with Military Funeral Honors at the graveside provided by E. M. Coulter Post 69, American Legion and VFW Post 4549, both of Robinson.

Memorial donations may be made to the Ark of the Covenant/Robinson Food Pantry, Robinson, with envelopes available at the funeral.


Monday, December 05, 2016

WEEK OF NOVEMBER 28, 2016
Jamie Inboden

Jamie D. Poettker Inboden, age 51, of Robinson, Ill., died Thursday, November 24, 2016 at 6:22 a.m. EST at Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes, Ind., following many months of failing health.

There will be a Memorial Celebration held on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill., with Bro. Brad Harris officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. until time of service at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment of the cremated remains will be in the Kirk Chapel Cemetery, rural Robinson, Ill., at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to the Crawford County VFW Post 4549 for the VA Transportation Fund, with envelopes available at the funeral home.

On-line condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Dorothy Smith

Dorothy Dolores (Welsh) Smith, 105, of Oblong, Ill., went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, November 24, 2016, at 6:30 a.m. at Ridgeview Care Center.

A celebration of Dorothy's Life will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, November 27, 2016, at Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong, Ill. Burial followed in Oblong Cemetery. Visitation was Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home. The family requests that an expression of sympathy may take form of a contribution to either the Oblong Food Pantry or NOW (Nutrition on Weekends) with envelopes at or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home, P.O. Box 121, Oblong, IL 62449.



Harold Lankston

Harold Eugene "Pee Wee" Lankston, 69, of Palestine, Ill., died at 7:35 p.m. on Saturday, November 26, 2016, at Heritage Health in Robinson, Ill.

A time of visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 30, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 1, at the funeral home, with burial following in the Palestine Cemetery. Pastor Rob Windes will officiate services. Memorials may be made to the Exotic Feline Rescue Center, which provides permanent homes for exotic felines that have been abused or abandoned. Memorial envelopes will be available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Ida Ward

Ida Catherine Pauline Ward, 102, Robinson, died 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016, at Heritage Healthcare and Rehabilitation in Robinson, following many months of failing health.

A Memorial Service was held on at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 27, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Robinson. Interment of cremated remains will follow in Resurrection Park, Lansing, New York.

Local arrangements by Pulliam Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Robinson.



Thomas Hyde

Thomas D. Hyde, 66, of Lincoln, passed away at 5:45 p.m. on Saturday, November 19, 2016, at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.

Funeral Services for Mr. Hyde will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 26, 2016, at Peasley Funeral Home in Lincoln. Mr. Adam Henderson will officiate. Following the funeral, Tom will take his final ride. All motorcycles are welcome. A celebration of life at the Lincoln American Legion Hall will conclude the day's services.

Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home, prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to Salt Creek A.B.A.T.E. and Humane Society of Logan County.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted with Peasley Funeral Home of Lincoln.



Charles Martin

Charles Robert Martin, 80, Dieterich, died at 11 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, at HSHS St. John's Hospital in Springfield.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 28, at the Meyer Funeral Home, Dieterich, with Mike Elliott and Nate Hagen officiating. Interment will be in the Dieterich Village Cemetery. Visitation was be held Sunday, Nov. 27, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the family.



Debra Lowe

Debra "Debbie" Lowe, 59, of Robinson, Ill., died at 2:14 a.m. on Monday, November 28, 2016, in the comfort of her home.

A time of visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 30, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 1, at the funeral home with burial following in the Robinson New Cemetery. Pastor Trey Reid will officiate the services. Memorials may be made to the Crawford County Relay for Life, with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Mike Lawhead

Michael S. "Mike" (Butch) Lawhead, age 66 of Hutsonville, Ill., died Sunday, November 27, 2016, at 00:13 a.m. EST at The Waters of Greencastle Healthcare and Rehabilitation, Greencastle, Ind., following many months of failing health.

There will be Cremation with a Memorial Service held on Friday, December 2, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. at the Hutsonville Community Center, 116 South Main Street, Hutsonville, Ill., with Military Funeral Honors accorded by VFW Post 4549, Robinson, Ill. Interment of the cremated remains will be in the Watts Cemetery, rural Oblong, Ill.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Veteran's Transportation Fund, 712 E. Main St., Robinson, IL 62454. Envelopes will be available at the memorial service.

Pulliam Funeral Home, Hutsonville, Ill., in charge of local arrangements.

On-line condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Betty Coombes-Kelsey

Mrs. Betty J. Kelsey, age 89, of Robinson, Ill., died Sunday, November 27, 2016, at 5:17 p.m. at Deaconess Hospital, Evansville, Ind. following a very brief illness.

There will be a graveside service held Thursday, December 1, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. at the Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Ill.

Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill., in charge of arrangements.

Memorial donations may be made to the Charity of the Donor's Choice, with envelopes available at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill.

On-line condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Donald Ziegler

Donald Eugene Ziegler, 73, Robinson, died at 1:50 a.m. Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, at his home in Robinson.

A time of visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 1, at the Goodwine Funeral Home, Palestine. Private burial will follow at a later date in the Palestine Cemetery.



Charles Conat

Charles (Chuck/Clark) Donald Conat, Midland, Texas, died unexpectedly on Sunday, November 20, 2016, at the age of 56, following surgery.

A celebration of life is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on December 3, at the Senco Construction training center 1408 S Eaton St Robinson, IL 62454. All friends and family are welcome to attend and celebrate Charles life.



Jack Sims

John W. "Jack" Sims, age 86, passed away on December 1, 2016, at the home of his son, James Sims in Robinson, Ill.

A celebration of life is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 4, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Military rites are to be conducted by the V.F.W. Post 4549, followed by a Masonic service provided by the Robinson Masonic Lodge 250. Tom Akers will officiate the celebration service. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until time of the celebration. A private family graveside service will be held at the Odd Fellows Cemetery in Carlisle, Ind.; at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the V.F.W. Transportation Fund, with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Nona Gullett

Nona Gullett, 79, of Robinson, Ill., died at 11:09 a.m. on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, at her home.

A time of visitation will be held from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 4, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson, Ill. Funeral services will follow and will be held at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home with burial following in the Palestine Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Robert Zumbahlen

Robert Henry "Bob" Zumbahlen, 77, Dieterich, died at 4:12 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, at his home.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 5, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Island Grove, with Fr. Bill Rooney celebrating mass. Burial will be in the Dieterich Village Cemetery, with a flag presentation. Visitation will be held 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, at the church and a half hour before mass in St. Joseph's Parish Center. Memorials may be made to the Immaculate Conception Hall, HSHS St. Anthony's Hospice or donor's choice. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home in Dieterich.



Thomas Willey

Mr. Thomas K. Willey, age 60 of Hutsonville, Ill., died Thursday, December 1, 2016, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital, Terre Haute, Ind., following many months of failing health.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, December 7, 2016, at Pulliam Funeral Home, Hutsonville, Ill., with Bro. Randy Nave officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday Dec. 6, 2016, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Pulliam Funeral Home, Hutsonville, Ill. Burial will be in the Hutsonville Cemetery, Hutsonville, Ill., with Military Funeral Honors at the graveside provided by E. M. Coulter Post 69, American Legion and VFW Post 4549, both of Robinson, Ill.

Memorial donations may be made to the Ark of the Covenant/Robinson Food Pantry, Robinson, Ill., with envelopes available at the funeral.

On-line condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Richard Dedrick

Mr. Richard L. Dedrick, age 90, of Robinson, Ill., died Wednesday, November 30, 2016, at 10:50 p.m. at Heritage Health Therapy and Senior Care, Robinson, Ill., following many months of failing health.

Funeral services will be Monday, December 5, 2016, at 10:30 a.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill. Visitation will be Sunday, December 4, 2016, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill. Burial will be in the Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Ill., Military Funeral Rites will be accorded by E.M. Coulter Post 69, American Legion and VFW Post 4549 both of Robinson, Ill.

Memorial donations may be made to the Robinson Food Pantry - Soup Kitchen, with envelopes available at the funeral home.

On-line condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.




Monday, November 28, 2016

WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21, 2016
Jeffery Redman

Jeffery E. Redman, 54, of Brownsdale, Minn., formerly of Palestine, Ill., died on Tuesday, November 15, 2016, in Rochester, Minn.

A time of visitation will be held from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 27, at the Palestine First United Methodist Church. A memorial service will follow and will be held at 3:00 p.m. with Pastor Jane Drake and Celebrant Curt Goodwine officiating the service. Memorials may be made to the Palestine Booster Club, with envelopes available at the church. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine is in charge of arrangements. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



James Roche

James D. "Don" Roche, age 94 of Macomb, Illinois, formerly of Raritan, Illinois, passed away at 8:19 a.m. Monday, November 21, 2016. at The Elms in Macomb.

There will be a Rosary recited at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, November 27, 2016, followed by visitation with the family from 4:00 until 6:00 pm. at Banks & Beals Funeral Home in Stronghurst. The Mass of Celebration will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, November 28th at St. Patrick's Catholic Church near Raritan, with Father Tom Otto as Celebrant. Burial will be in St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established for the Robinson High School Booster Club, Robinson, Illinois and The Elms of Macomb, Illinois. Condolences may be left at banksandbeals.com.



Ruby Newlin

Ruby Faye Newlin, 90, Fontanet, Ind., and formerly of Jewett, died at 2:10 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, at Meadow Manor East in Terre Haute, Ind.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, at the Meyer Funeral Home, Newton, with Ron Mulvey officiating. Burial will be in the Gila Lutheran Cemetery south east of Gila. Visitation will be held 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.



Amy Tague

Amy Sue Tague, 49, Kingman, Ariz., died on Nov. 16, 2016, at the home of lung cancer.

A celebration of life service will be held at a later date.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

WEEK OF NOVEMBER 14, 2016
Ida Atteberry

Ida Atteberry, 88, of Flat Rock, IL, died at 4:04 p.m. (EST) on Friday, November 11, 2016, at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Ind.

A time of visitation will be held from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 17, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Flat Rock. Services will follow and will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday. Burial will follow at the Jones Cemetery (rural Flat Rock). Memorials may be made to the Ida Atteberry Memorial Fund, with checks made payable to "Goodwine Funeral Homes". You can also give by going to Ida's memorial wall, found at www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com, where a crowdfunding campaign has been started.



Joyce Long

Joyce Long, 82, of Robinson, Ill., died at 7:45 a.m. on Saturday, November 12, 2016, at the Ridgeview Care Center in Oblong, Ill.

A time of visitation will be held from 4:00-5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 15, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. A celebration of life service will follow and will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, with Pastor Dee Wolfe and Gordon Mapley officiating the service. Memorials may be made to the Oblong First Christian Church, with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Oliver Cummins

Oliver Lendell "Len" Cummins, age 84, of Casey, Ill., passed away at 5:08 p.m. on Thursday, November 10, 2016, at Unity Point Methodist Hospital in Peoria, Ill.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, November 15, 2016, at the Casey United Methodist Church in Casey, Ill., with Rev. Gary Fairchild and nephew, Rev. Paul F. Rogers officiating. Burial will follow in the Casey Cumberland Cemetery, Casey, Ill. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 on Monday, November 14, 2016, at the Casey United Methodist Church, 703 N Route 49, Casey, IL 62420. Graveside Military Rites will be conducted by the Casey VFW, Hazel Dell and Martinsville American Legion.

Memorial donations may be made to the Len Cummins Memorial Scholarship Fund c/o Markwell Funeral Home PO Box 175 Casey, IL.

Memorial tributes may be sent to the family at www.markwellfuneralhome.com. Markwell Funeral Home of Casey, IL is in charge of the



Eleanor Riker

Eleanor L. Riker, 84, 0f Oblong, IL passed away Friday November 11, 2016, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, Ill.

A Celebration of Eleanor's Life will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 16, 2016, at the Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong, Ill., with Bro. Mike Irvin and Rev. Mick Laflin officiating. Burial will follow next to her husband, Tuffy in Oblong Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, at the funeral home.

The family requests that an expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to either the Robinson Elks Christmas Baskets which Eleanor supported for many years or the Oblong Fire Department's Christmas for Kids. Envelopes will be at or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, IL 62449.

Condolences and or memories may be sent to the family at oblongfuneralhome.com.



Mary Lockhart

Mary Katherine "Mary Kay" Lockhart died November 9, 2016, at 10:20 p.m. in Quincy, Ill., from complications of Alzheimer's dementia.

There will be no visitation, but friends are invited to a graveside service being held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 15, at the Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Palestine, Ill. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine is in charge of arrangements. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Elizabeth Frohning

Elizabeth Jane "Betty" Frohning, 77, Newton, died at 10:15 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, at Richland Memorial Hospital, Olney.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, Newton, with Fr. Dean Probst celebrating mass. Burial will be in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Newton. Visitation will be held 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the Meyer Funeral Home, Newton, and ½ hour before mass in church. In loving memory of Betty, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Research Foundation.



Blake Parker

Blake Parker, 31, of Robinson, Ill., died at 4:34 p.m. on Saturday, November 12, 2016, in rural Lawrence County, Ill. following injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

A time of visitation will be held from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 16, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. A celebration of Blake's life will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 17, at the funeral home, with Celebrant Curt Goodwine officiating the service.

Friends and family will have an opportunity to share memories as part of the service. Burial will follow in the Robinson New Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Crawford County Humane Society, with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Lucille Harder

Lucille Harder, 90, of Lawrenceville, Illinois, passed away Sunday, November 13, 2016, at the United Methodist Village in Lawrenceville, Illinois.

Lucille's wishes were to be cremated and that no services were to be held.

Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Send condolences to www.emmonsmaceysteffey.com



Phoenix Dhom

Phoenix Alexander Dhom, 23 days, son of Jordan E. and Samatha (Torma) Dhom, Newton, died at 12:38 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016, at HSHS St Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham, Illinois.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, at the Central Christian Church, Newton, with a service of remembrance to follow. Memorials may be made to the family. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home, Newton.



Charles Everingham

Mr. Charles A. Everingham, age 86, of Robinson, Ill,, died Tuesday, November 15, 2016, at 8:55 p.m. at Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes, Ind., following several months of failing health.

A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday November 19, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill. Visitation will be from 12:00 Noon until time of service at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow services in the Hutsonville Cemetery, Hutsonville, Ill.

Memorial donations may be made to the VFW Honor Guard, Post 4549, 712 East Main Street, Robinson, IL with envelopes available at the funeral home.

On-line condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Imelda Mette

Imelda Catherine (Kocher) Mette, 90, Wheeler, died at 11:18 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, at HSHS St Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in (Bishop Creek) rural Dieterich. Burial will be in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Dieterich. Visitation will be held 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, at the church. Memorials may be made to the St. Isidore Parish. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home in Dieterich.



Beulah Shipman

Beulah Shipman, 75, of rural Robinson, Ill., died at 4:35 a.m. on Wednesday, November 16, 2016, in the comfort of her home.

A time of visitation will be held from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 23, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. A memorial service will follow and will be held at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home with burial following in the Hardinville Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Prior Grove Baptist Church, with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Marilyn Sharpe

Marilyn Jean "Maw Maw" (Shea) Sharpe, 70, Olney, Ill., formerly of Oblong passed away at 1:44 a.m. on Thursday, November 17, 2016, at Burgin Manor in Olney, Ill.

Celebration of Jean's life will be Sunday, November 20, 2016, at 2:30 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home in Oblong, Ill. Burial will follow in the White Oak Cemetery rural Oblong. Visitation will be from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, November 20, 2016, at the Funeral Home. The family request that an expression of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Crawford County Humane Society or Richland Memorial Hospital Hospice with envelopes at or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, IL 62449.

Condolences and or memories may be sent to the family at www.oblongfuneralhome.com.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

WEEK OF NOVEMBER 7, 2016
Madeline Calvert

Madeline Mae Calvert, 96, Oblong, Ill., passed away at Crawford Memorial Hospital on Thursday November 3, 2016, at 9:34 a.m.

Celebration of Madeline's Life Service will be at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, November 7, 2016, at Pulliam Funeral Home in Oblong, Ill. Burial will be in Mound Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday, November 7, 2016, at Pulliam Funeral Home Oblong, Ill.

The family requests that an expression of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Oblong American Legion Post 219 Auxiliary. Envelopes at or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, IL 62449. Condolences and or memories may be sent to the family at www.oblongfuneralhome.com



Beverly Harness

Beverly Harness, 76, of Robinson, died at 4:08 a.m. on Saturday, November 5, 2016 in the comfort of her home surrounded by her family.

A time of visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 10, at the Robinson First United Methodist Church. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, November 11, at the church with Pastors Jay Regennitter and Rick Britton officiating the service. Burial will follow in the Westlawn Cemetery, Newton, Ill. There will be a funeral dinner held at the church following the graveside service.

Memorials may be made to the Crawford County Relay for Life or to the Robinson First United Methodist Church, with envelopes available at the church. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson is in charge of arrangements. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Jerome Michl

Jerome Michl, 64, of rural Robinson, Ill., died at 1:04 p.m. on Saturday, November 5, 2016, in the comfort of his home.

A time of visitation will be held from 1:00-3:00 p.m. on Friday, November 11, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Funeral services will follow and will be held at 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home, with Celebrant Curt Goodwine officiating the service. Burial will follow in the Jones Cemetery, rural Flat Rock.

Memorials may be made to the Jones Cemetery, with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Beth Watts

Beth L. Watts, 65, Oldsmar, Fla., died Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016.

A Memorial service will be held at Harborside Christian Church in Safety Harbor, Fla., on Nov. 11, at 1 p.m. with a reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Harborside Christian Church Chapel Fund, 2200 Marshall St., Safety Harbor, FL 34695; or the Franciscan Center, 3010 Perry Ave., Tampa, FL 33603.

Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Home & Crematory, Holiday, Fla. in charge of arrangements.



Pauline Stinson

Pauline Vernice Stinson, 88, passed away Sunday, November 6, 2016, at 1:40 a.m. in Westminster Village Health and Rehab.

Services for Pauline will be Friday, November 11, 2016, at 1:00 p.m. EST in Greiner Funeral Home, 2005 North 13th Street, Terre Haute, IN, 47804. Visitations are scheduled Thursday, November 10, 2016, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. EST and Friday November 11, 2016, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. EST. Pastor Jacob Sutton will be officiating. Burial will be in Dunlap Cemetery, Dennison Illinois.

If friends so desire memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer Association of America and to the Terre Haute North Little League, please make out checks to THNLL, envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Online condolences can be made at www.greinerfuneralhome.com.



Jimmie Watts

Jimmie A. Watts, 86, Ottawa, died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016, at La Salle County Nursing Home.

Private services were held in Ottawa.



Raymond Shedlebower

Raymond Lyle Shedlebower, age 75, of Willow Hill, Illinois, passed away at 4:35 p.m. Monday, November 7, 2016, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Illinois.

Funeral services celebrating Raymond's life will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, November 10, 2016, at the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton, Illinois, with Pastor Jeremy Henson and Pastor Paul Gray officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in the Mound Cemetery in Willow Hill, Illinois, with full military rites by the Robinson VFW Post 4549.

The obituary can be viewed and condolences left at www.meyerfh.com.



Sarah Cutright

Sarah Elizabeth Cutright, 87, of Fountain Valley, Calf., and formerly of West Union and Casey, Ill., passed away on the morning of November 7, 2016, at the Extended Care Hospital of Westminster, Calf.

Cremation is scheduled and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Markwell Funeral Home in Casey, Ill., is in charged of the local arrangements.

To view the full obituary, send a condolence message, light a candle or post photos, visit www.markwellfuneralhome.com.



Mildred Powden

Mildred "Millie" Powden, 97, Olney, formerly of Robinson, died at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, at Helia Healthcare in Olney.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 18, at the Robinson New Cemetery, with Celebrant Curt Goodwine officiating the service. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson is in charge of arrangements. In honor of her love of animals, memorials may be made to the Crawford County Humane Society, with envelopes available at the graveside service and at the funeral home.



Donna Shock

Donna R. Shock, 82, Anderson, died Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, at St. Vincent Anderson Regional Health.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Fairmount Chapel of Armes-Hunt Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Fairmount, Ind. Visitation was Monday, Nov. 7, with funeral service at 2 p.m., with Dr. Jerry DeHart officiating. Interment will followed at Park Cemetery, Fairmount, Ind.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association in care of the funeral home.



Jack Gilbert

Jack Lee Gilbert, 75,of Greenup, died at 5:48 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 14, at the Aten Cemetery in Hidalgo, with Rev. Tim Voll officiating. Military rites by Jasper Post 20 American Legion, Newton. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home -Bishop Chapel in Greenup.



Barbara Ellerman-Van

Barbara Ellerman-Van, 77, of Flat Rock, Ill., passed away Wednesday, November 9, 2016, at Methodist Hospital.

A funeral service will be held at St. Peter Lutheran Church with Rev. Nathan Rastl on Monday, November 14, 2016, at 11:00 am. Friends and family can visit with Barbara's family Sunday, November 13, 2016, at Goodwin Funeral Home from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and from 10:00 a.m. until the service on Monday at the church. Burial will be in Zion Cemetery in Lawrence County, Ill. Online condolences may be sent to the family through goodwinfamilyfh.com.

Monday, November 07, 2016

WEEK OF OCTOBER 31, 2016
Robert Wiman

Robert L. (Bob) Wiman, age 82 of Mattoon, Ill., formerly of Robinson, Ill., passed away in Mattoon on October 28, 2016, following several years of failing health.

Graveside services for Bob will be conducted on Thursday, November 3, 2016, at 1:00 p.m. at Harmony Cemetery, rural Oblong, IL with Pastor Jay Regennitter officiating. A gathering of friends and family will precede Graveside Services from 12:00 noon until 1:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill.

Anyone wishing to make memorial contributions in Coach Wiman' s memory may do so to the RHS Athletic Booster's Club or to the Robinson High School Alumni Association & Academic Foundation, 2000 N. Cross St. Robinson, IL 62454.

For on-line condolences or to share a memory of Bob, visit www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Bernard Scott

Bernard Alan Scott, 59, of San Diego, Calf., died on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, as the result of being struck by an automobile.

Funeral services will be at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, at Brust Funeral Home, Sullivan, Ind. Interment will follow in Roselawn Cemetery in Terre Haute, Ind. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.



Thelma Cummins

Thelma June Cummins, 93, Lawrenceville, died Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016, at the United Methodist Village North Campus in Lawrenceville.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home. Visitation will be Friday from 12 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Lawrenceville City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Thelma's memory may be made to United Methodist Church in Pinkstaff or National Parkinson Association.



Esther Dolson

Esther F. Dolson, 97, of Terre Haute, Indiana, went to be with her Lord on October 29, 2016.

A time of visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Friday, November 4, 2016. The funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. at DeBaun Funeral Home (Springhill Chapel) with Pastor Bernie Jackson officiating.

Burial following at the York Cemetery near the village of York, Illinois (South East of West Union) with Brent Meyer officiating. The DeBaun Funeral Home of Terre Haute is in charge of the arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to The First Baptist Church of Terre Haute, West Union District Library, The International Essential Tremor Foundation, or Heart to Heart Hospice of Terre Haute.

Online condolences can be left at: www.debaunfuneralhomes.com



George Yager

George "Sonny" Yager Jr., 83, of Willow Hill, passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Monday October 31, 2016.

Celebration of Sonny's Life Service will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, November 4, 2016, at the Pulliam Funeral Home in Oblong, Ill. Burial will follow in the Yager Cemetery, rural Oblong. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Friday. The family request that an expression of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Saint Valentine Church Hall with envelopes at or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, IL 62449.



Gwendolyn Weger

Gwendolyn E. Weger, 91, passed away on November 1, 2016.

Visitation will be held at the First Missionary Baptist Church from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6, and the funeral will be Monday, Nov. 7, at 10 a.m. The burial will be at the Jones Cemetery, Flat Rock, Illinois. Goodwine Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.

Memorials may be made to the First Missionary Baptist Church, Flat Rock, Illinois.



John McDougal

John W. McDougal, 92, of Oswego, passed away Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, at Seasons Hospice of Naperville.

Visitation will be Saturday, Nov. 5, from 1 to 8 p.m. at the Healy Chapel, Sugar Grove. Funeral services will be Sunday, Nov. 6, at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Aurora at 1:30 pm. Interment will be private. Donations can be made for a future West Aurora Scholarship in John's name. Please contact Jason Buckley at West Aurora High School for details.



Madeline Calvert

Madeline Calvert, 96, Oblong, died at 9:34 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, 2016, at Crawford Memorial Hospital, Robinson.

Visitation is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, at the Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Mound Cemetery, rural Oblong.

Arrangements are incomplete at Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong.


Monday, October 31, 2016

WEEK OF OCTOBER 24, 2016
Naomi Gray

Naomi Gray, 80, Graysville, Ind., died at 4:45 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, at Heritage Health in Robinson.

A time of visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26, at the Pilgrim Holiness Church, rural Palestine. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. with Pastor Paul Gray officiating the service. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery, rural Palestine. The Goodwine Funeral Home, Palestine, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Pilgrim Holiness All Purpose Building or to Gideon's International, with envelopes available at the church.



Jerry Pethtel

Mr. Jerry W. Pethtel Sr., age 68, of Robinson, Ill., died Sunday October 23, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. at Heritage Health Therapy and Senior Care, Robinson, Ill., following a brief illness.

A Twilight Funeral Service will be held on Thursday October 27, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill., with visitation from 4:00 p.m. until time of services at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment of Cremated Remains will be in the Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Ill., at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to the Breast Cancer Treatment Foundation with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Joyce Norton

Mrs. Joyce Renee Norton, age 80, of Robinson, Ill., died Saturday October 22, 2016, at 11:19 p.m. EST at Regional Hospital, Terre Haute, Ind., following a period of declining health.

There will be Cremation with a scattering of the Cremated Remains at a later date.

Online condolences may be made at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.

Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, IL in charge of the arrangements.



Dana Ragsdale

Dana Dawn Ragsdale, 61, Newton, died at 11:35 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016, at her home.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, at the Meyer Funeral Home, Newton, with Rick Britton officiating. Burial will be in the Kibler Cemetery, near Lis. Visitation will be held 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Fairview Christian Church.



George Cordes

George W. Cordes, 91, Lawrenceville, died Tuesday, Oct. 25, at the United Methodist Village North Campus, Lawrenceville.

Funeral services will be Friday, Oct. 28, at 1 p.m. at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville. Visitation will be Friday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Lawrenceville City Cemetery with military rites. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church.



Patricia Bomer

Patricia Ann "Pat" Bomer, 84, Oblong, Ill., went to be with her lord and savior on Tuesday, October 25, 2016, at 5:19 a.m. E.T. at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Ind.

Pat's Celebration of Life Service will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday, October 28, 2016, at the Pulliam Funeral Home in Oblong, Ill. Burial will follow in the Oblong Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon to 2:00 p.m. Friday. The family requests that an expression of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Evangelical United Methodist Church of Oblong. Envelopes are available at or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, IL 62449.

Condolences and/or memories may be sent to the family at www.oblongfuneralhome.com



James Gray

James Robert Gray Jr., 47 of Robinson Ill., passed away Monday, October 24, 2016, at University of Louisville Hospital.

The family has chosen cremation with a Memorial Service to take place at a later date.

Online condolences to the family may be made at maramanbillings.com



Emily Stone-Moore

Mrs. Emily Jeanetta Stone-Moore, age 87, of Robinson, Ill., died Wednesday October 26, 2016, at 10:15 p.m. at her residence following a long period of declining health.

There will be a private family funeral service held on Wednesday, November 2, 2016, at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill. Interment will follow in the Kirk Chapel Cemetery, rural Robinson, Ill. Memorial Donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation, with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Nina Martin

Nina Irene (Meek) Martin, 73, rural Robinson, died at 6:20 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, following complications from cancer.

Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29 at the Goodwine Funeral Home, Robinson. A memorial service will follow at 3 p.m. with Rev. Avery Higginbotham officiating the service. Interment will follow at the Mound Cemetery, rural Oblong. Memorials may be made to either the Crawford County Relay for Life or to the Oblong Children's Home, with envelopes available at the funeral home.



Ronald Job

Ronald Job, 73, of Robinson, died at 6:50 p.m. (EST) Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes, Ind., surrounded by his family.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. (Central Time; 6 to 8 p.m. Eastern Time) Monday, Oct. 31, at the Goodwine Funeral Home. Robinson. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. (Central Time; 2 p.m. Eastern Time) Tuesday, Nov. 1, at the Summit Lawn Cemetery in Brazil, Ind.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Reelsville/Washington Township Fire Department, with envelopes available at the funeral home and at the cemetery.


Thursday, October 27, 2016

WEEK OF OCTOBER 17, 2016
Pamela Stifle

Pamela Stifle, 66, of Robinson, Ill., died at 5:20 a.m. on Sunday, October 16, 2016, at the Magnolia Center in Robinson.

A time of visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 18, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 19, at the funeral home with Ronnie Crawford officiating the service. Burial will follow in the Price Cemetery, Russellville, Ill. Memorials may be made to the Shriner's Hospitals for Children, with envelopes available at the funeral home.

You can also give by going to her memorial wall, found at www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com, where a crowdfunding campaign has been started to help offset funeral expenses. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Phoebe Ping

Phoebe Ann Ping, 99, of Newton, Illinois, quietly slipped from this life into the arms of Jesus, on Friday, October 14, 2016, at Willowbrook Memory Care Center in Effingham, Illinois surrounded by family.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, October 21, 2016, at the Hunt City Congregational Church in Hunt City, Illinois, with Bro. Phil Boyd and Bro. Randy Nave officiating. Burial will be in the Brockville Cemetery in rural Newton, Illinois. Visitation will be held 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, October 20, 2016, at the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton, Illinois, and half hour before the services at the church. The obituary can be viewed and condolences left at www.meyerfh.com.



Phillip Apple

Phillip Russell Apple, 82, Newton, died at 11:07 a.m. Saturday, Oct, 15, 2016, at HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital, Effingham.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, at the Meyer Funeral Home, Newton. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Private family burial will be in the Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Newton. Memorials may be made to the Newton Athletic Boosters.



Delores Deverick

Delores "Doty" Deverick, 82, died Sept. 1, 2016, at Heartland Manor, Casey, Ill., after her battle with dementia and Alzheimer's.

A memorial will be held at 1 p.m. Oct. 29, at the First Baptist Church, West Union. There will be a small celebration of life at the West Union Community Center, at 3 p.m.



Richard Rodgers

Richard "Dick" Rodgers, 78, of Robinson, Ill., died at 1:31 p.m. (EST) on Monday, October 17, 2016, at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Ind.

A time of visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 20, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Masonic rites will follow and will start at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday. Following Masonic rites, a funeral service will be officiated by Pastor Trey Reid. Burial will follow in the Robinson New Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Robinson First Baptist Church, with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Ruby Haines

Ruby "Fern" Haines, 93, Oblong, Ill., passed away on Monday, October 17, 2016, at Arbor Rose in Robinson, Ill.

Public graveside service will be 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 19, 2016, at Berlin Cemetery, rural Oblong with Pastor Tim Watson officiating. There will be no visitation. The family request that in lieu of flowers that an expression of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Oblong American Legion Post 219 Auxiliary or The Oblong Fire Departments "Christmas for Kids". Envelopes may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, IL 62449.

Condolences and or memories to the family at www.oblongfuneralhome.com.



Patrick MacIntosh

Patrick S. McIntosh, 75, Littleton, Colo., died at 6:20 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, Lakewood, Colo., from Alzheimer's Disease.

Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 21, at New Day Covenant Church, Boulder, Colo., with Pastor Doug White officiating.

Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetary - Cremation Garden. A reception to follow service at New Day Covenant Church.



Nona Bond

Nona Carol (Moore) Bond, 82, Manassa, Va., and formerly of Robinson, died Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, in Manassa, Va.

There will be no services, and a private burial will be held at a later date.



Everett Shull

Everett Lee Shull, 80, of Robinson, Ill., died at 2:38 p.m. on Wednesday, October 19, 2016, at the Crawford Memorial Hospital in Robinson.

A time of visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 22, at the South Union Church, rural Flat Rock. Funeral services will follow and will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday at the church with Ron Price officiating the service. Burial will follow in the Tohill Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Pinehaven Christian Ranch, a residential, year-round program aimed at providing a stable, controlled, secure environment in which young people can reach the potential that God has placed within them. Envelopes will be available at the church or at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson, who is in charge of arrangements. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.

Monday, October 17, 2016

WEEK OF OCTOBER 10, 2016
Daniel Jones

Daniel C. Jones, 66, O'Fallon, died on Oct. 6, 2016, in Belleville.

Memorials in Dan's name may be made to the USO of Missouri, PO Box 10367, 10701 Lambert Int. Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63145.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, Oct. 10, at 9 a.m. at Valhalla Gaerdner Holten Funeral Home, Belleville. Burial will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.



Christina DeVries

Christina R. "Teena" DeVries, 63, Oblong, Ill., passed away at 3:45 p.m. Friday October 7, 2016, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Ind., after a battle against cancer.

A Celebration of Teena's Life will be at 7:00 p.m. Friday, October 14, 2016, at the Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong, Ill., with Bro. Phil Boyd officiating. A private family interment in Oblong Cemetery will be held at a later date. Visitation will be Friday, October 14, 2016, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

The family request that in lieu of flowers an expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Oblong Head Start or Good Samaritan Hospice with envelopes at or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home P.O.Box 121 Oblong, IL 62449.

Condolences and memories may be sent to the family at www.oblongfuneralhome.com



Eva Heleine

Eva Dale (Cornwell) Heleine joined her loving husband Johnny in Heaven at 9:45 p.m. on Monday, October 10, 2016.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 14, at the Prust-Hosch Funeral Home in West Union with Bro. Steve Dolson officiating. Burial will follow in the Harrison Cemetery, west of West Union. Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday October 13, at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Harrison Cemetery or to the York Cemetery, with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Carolyn Woods

Carolyn J. (Massey) Woods, Newton, died at 10:24 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, at her home.

Funeral services celebrating her life will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, at the First Baptist Church, Newton, Rev. Steve Willis officiating. Burial will be in the Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Newton. There will be no visitation. Memorials may be made to the Jasper County Cancer Fund PO Box 333 Newton, Illinois 62448. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home, Newton. The obituary can be viewed and condolences left at www.meyerfh.com.



William Liston, Jr.

William E. Liston Jr (better known as "Junior"), 62, Newton, previous from Robinson, died at 1:31 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, in the comfort of his home surrounded by his family.

A time of visitation will be held from 9 to 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Potter's House Ministry, located at 1 Kennedy Dr. in Newton. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. with Pastor Scott Larson officiating the service. Cremation will follow the funeral service. The Goodwine Funeral Home, Robinson, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the William Liston Jr Memorial Fund, with checks made payable to Goodwine Funeral Homes. You can also give by going to Junior's memorial wall, found at www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com, where a crowdfunding campaign has been started.


Tuesday, October 11, 2016

WEEK OF OCTOBER 3, 2016
Melissa Monk

Melissa Jo Monk, 46, of Sumner, Illinois, passed away Thursday, September 29, 2016, at Good Samaritan Hospital.

Funeral services will be Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, Illinois. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Lawrenceville City Cemetery.

Melissa's wishes were for everyone to wear something blue.

Send condolences to www.emmonsmaceysteffey.com.



Marjorie Reed

Marjorie "Granny" Reed, 75, died Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, at the Edgewood Vista in Columbus, Neb.

Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 05, McKown Funeral Home, Columbus, Neb., with Reverend Chris McArdle, officiating.Visitation 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, and from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home. Interment in Roselawn Cemetery.

Condolences may be left at www.mckownfuneralhome.com



Bessie Dulgar

Bessie N. Dulgar, 94, Newton, died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, at the Grace United Methodist Church, Newton, with Rev. Clark Blade and Rev. Pam Hoffman officiating. Burial will be in the Riverside Cemetery, Newton. Visitation will be held 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, at the Meyer Funeral Home, Newton. There will also be a visitation starting at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Mayo Clinic Foundation for Medical Education Research.



Frank Turnock

Frank O. Turnock, 70, of Winter Garden, Fla., and formerly of Robinson, Ill., passed away on Saturday, October 1, 2016.

At Frank's request, all services will be private with interment at a later date in Robinson, Illinois. Arrangements entrusted to Baldwin Fairchild Funeral Home, Winter Garden, Fla., www.baldwinfairchild.com.



Kaylee Tracy

Kaylee Dawn Tracy, the unborn daughter of James Tracy II and Rose Marie (Badgley) Tracy, died unexpectedly, Sept. 29, 2016.

A private family visitation will be held at a later date. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson is in charge of arrangements.



Jane Hanson

Jane M. Hanson, 74, of Glenview, Ill., formerly of West Union, Ill., passed away Monday, Oct. 3, 2016, at Northwestern Memorial Hospital at Chicago, Ill.

Services in honor of her life will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, Oct. 10, at Pearce Funeral Home, Marshall. Burial will be in the Baliff Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Macular Degeneration C/O Carol Pinney, 205 Mansell Dr., Youngstown, OH 445505-1960. Online condolences are being accepted at pearcefuneralservices.com.


Tuesday, October 04, 2016


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