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January 18, 2019


WEEK OF JANUARY 14, 2019
Eugene "Gene" Wilson

Lilburn Eugene Wilson, Jr. passed away peacefully, with his family by his side, on January 9, 2019.

It was Gene's wish to be cremated. A time of visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 19 at the Goodwine Funeral Home, Robinson. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Gene's life. The family of Gene Wilson respectfully requests that donations in his memory be made to his memorial fund, with checks made payable to "Goodwine Funeral Homes". For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Alice Ketterman

Alice Ketterman, 68, of Lawrenceville, Ill., formerly of Oblong, Ill., passed away Thursday, January 10, 2019, at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford, Ill.

A public visitation will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Pulliam Funeral Home 302 E. Main Street Oblong, Ill. A Private Family Celebration of Alice's Life will be held at a later date. Burial will be in the Oblong Cemetery, Oblong, Ill. The family requests that an expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to either the Oblong Public Library or the Lawrenceville Public Library with envelopes provided 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.



Deborah Bennett

Deborah Bennett, age 66, of Newton, Illinois, passed away at 6:20 a.m. Friday, January 11, 2019 at her home.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 15, 2019, at the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton, Illinois, with Pastor Chris Parr officiating. Burial will follow in the Shiloh Cemetery west of Willow Hill, Illinois. Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Joseph Stephenson to help pay for a monument. Additional funds will be donated to a charity. The obituary can be viewed and condolences left at www.meyerfh.com.



Arlene Rife

Arlene Rife, 95, Newton, died at 10:02 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, at HSHS St. John's Hospital in Springfield.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, at the Meyer Funeral Home in Dieterich, with Jonathan Broscious officiating. Burial will follow in the Bailey Cemetery in Latona. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home on Wednesday, Jan. 16.



Carl Veach

Carl E. Veach, 59, Oblong, Ill., passed away on Sunday, January 13, 2019, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Ind.

A Celebration of Carl's Life will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, January 18, 2019, at the First Christian Church, 206 North Range St Oblong, Ill., with Bro. Dee Wolfe officiating. Burial will be in Mound Cemetery next to his parents. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, January 17, 2019, at the church. The family requests that in lieu of flowers an expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Carl E. Veach Memorial Fund C/O Pulliam Funeral Home. Envelopes will be available at the church 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.

Pulliam Funeral Home in Oblong is in charge of arrangements.



Jo Ann Coulter

Jo Ann Coulter, 78, Savoy, formerly of Robinson, died at 10:02 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

As per her request, JoAnn will be cremated with a private family service to follow. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson is in charge of arrangements.



Dorothy Mefford

Dorothy L. Mefford, 81, of Shobonier, Illinois, passed away Thursday, January 10, 2019, in Fayette County Hospital, Vandalia, Ill.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at First United Methodist Church, Vandalia, with Pastor Terry Westerfield, officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at the church. Memorials can be made to Friends & Families of Fayette County Hospital and/or First United Methodist Church, Vandalia. Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, is in charge of arrangements.



Jack Harris

Jack Dwayne Harris, 59, Oblong, died on Jan. 14, 2019.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11 at the Palestine Cemetery, with Celebrant Curt Goodwine officiating the service. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, with envelopes available at the cemetery.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

WEEK OF JANUARY 7, 2019
Carol Murray

Carol Murray, 69, of Oblong, IL, went to be with her heavenly Father on Friday, January 4, 2019.

A time of visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 8 at Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson, Ill. Funeral services will be held the following day, Wednesday, January 9 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Graveside ceremony at Hardinville Cemetery to immediately follow the service. Memorials may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation or to the Oblong Children's Home, with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Francis DeDoming

Mr. Francis V. "Frank" DeDoming, age 88 of Robinson, Ill., died Friday, January 4, 2019, at 3:30 p.m. at Heritage Health Therapy and Senior Care, Robinson, Ill.

A Memorial Service will be held Wednesday, January 9, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill., with Pastor Billie Ray Ulrey officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. until time of service at 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Military rites provided by E.M. Coulter Post 69 American Legion, VFW Post 4549 and AMVETS Post 33. Private interment of cremated remains will take place at a later date.

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

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Adam Reed

Adam Clayton Reed, age 32, of Casey, Ill., passed away at 10:25 p.m. on Thursday, January 3, 2019 in Casey, Ill., the result of a train pedestrian accident.

A Memorial Service celebrating his life will be conducted at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at Markwell Funeral Home with Brother Randy Nave officiating. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. prior to the service at Markwell Funeral Home, 200 N. Central Ave., Casey, Ill.

Memorial donations may be made to the family c/o Markwell Funeral Home, PO Box 175, Casey, IL 62420.

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



Roy "Red" Decker

Roy "Red" Decker, 93, Flat Rock, died at 11:15 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019 in the comfort of his daughter's home in Palestine.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 10, at the Tohill Cemetery in rural Flat Rock. Memorials may be made to the Flat Rock Homecoming Committee, with envelopes available at the cemetery. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Flat Rock is in charge of arrangements.



William Mattingly

Mr. William L. "Bill" Mattingly, age 48 of Hutsonville, Ill., died Thursday, January 3, 2019, at 11:25 a.m. at Regional Hospital, Terre Haute, Ind., following a massive heart attack.

A gathering of friends and family will take place on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Hutsonville, Ill. Interment of the Cremated Remains will take place in the Hutsonville Cemetery, Hutsonville, Ill., at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Foundation with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Larry Branson

Larry Branson, 80, of Flat Rock, Ill., died at 1:44 a.m. (EST) on Monday, January 7, 2019, at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Ind.

A time of visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, January 11, at the Flat Rock United Methodist Church. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 12, at the church with burial following in the Jones Cemetery. His nephew, Pastor J.D. Branson will officiate the service. Memorials may be made to Flat Rock United Methodist Church, with envelopes available at the church. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Flat Rock is in charge of arrangements. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Paul Preston

Paul Franklin Preston, Sr., 87, of Lawrenceville, Illinois, passed away Monday, January 7, 2019, surrounded by family at Heritage Health Therapy & Senior Care in Robinson, Illinois.

Funeral services will be Thursday, January 10, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, Illinois. Visitation will be Thursday from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Lawrenceville City Cemetery with military rites. Memorial donations may be made to the Lawrence County Senior Citizens.

Please visit www.emmonsmaceysteffey.com to view the tribute and to send condolences.



Gary Timms

Mr. Gary A. Timms, age 68 of Robinson, Ill., died Monday, January 7, 2019 at 12:51 p.m. at his residence in rural Robinson, Ill., following a long period of declining health.

The Funeral Service will he held on Saturday, January 12, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill., with Bro. Gene A. Beard officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 p.m. until time of service at 1:00 p.m., with a Masonic Service before the funeral service at 1:00 p.m. Interment will follow in the Hutsonville Cemetery, Hutsonville, Ill.

Memorial donations may be made to the Flat Rock Masonic Lodge AF & AM 348 with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Janet Laugel

Janet V. Laugel, 93, Newton, died at 5:14 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, at Newton Care Center in Newton.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 28, at the Riverside Cemetery in Newton, with Rev. Steve Willis. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton.



Eugene "Gene" Wilson

Eugene "Gene" Wilson, 71, Robinson, died at 9:15 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019.

Arrangements are pending with the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson.

Tuesday, January 08, 2019

WEEK OF DECEMBER 31, 2018
Clifford Towles

Clifford L. Towles, 87, Oblong, Ill., passed away on Wednesday, December 26, 2018, at his residence in Oblong.

A Celebration of Clifford's Life will be held at noon Thursday, January 3, 2019, at the Pulliam Funeral Home in Oblong, Ill. Burial will follow in Oblong Cemetery with Military Rites conducted by Oblong American Legion Post 219. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until noon on Thursday. The family requests that an expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Oblong Fire Department or Yale Church of Christ 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 oblongfunerahome.com.



Vivian Roberts

Vivian Roberts, 54, of Robinson, Ill., died at 10:42 p.m. on Thursday, December 27, 2018, at Crawford Memorial Hospital in Robinson, Ill.

A time of visitation will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 5, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. A memorial service will follow, during which, an opportunity will be provided for friends and family to share in Vivian's life. Celebrant Curt Goodwine will officiate. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society or Shriners Hospital for Children, envelopes will be available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Patricia Beabout

Patricia "Ann" Wirt Beabout, 89 of Avon, formerly of Oblong, Ill., passed away on Wednesday, December 26, 2018.

Visitation will be on Saturday, January 5, 2019, at Flanner Buchanan-Speedway, 2950 N. High School Rd., from 2 to 4 p.m. Ann made donations to several charities throughout her life. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

Friends are invited to leave condolences for the family at www.flannerbuchanan.com.



Carolyn Correll

Carolyn M. Correll, 87, Robinson, died at 12:54 a.m. Monday, Dec. 31, 2018 at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Oblong Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children or the Oblong Children's Christian Home with envelopes available at the cemetery. The Goodwine Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.



Susan Morecraft

Susan Morecraft, 60, Robinson, died at 7:49 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, at her home.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 9, at Payne Cemetery in Brocton. Deb Heaton will officiate the service. Memorials may be made to Crawford County Humane Society or the Catholic Food Bank in Linton, Ind., with envelopes available at the cemetery. The Goodwine Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Charles Hesler

Charles O. 'Chuck' Hesler, 74, of Sumner, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

Visitation will be Saturday, January 5, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at the Sivert-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Sumner, Illinois. Memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project. Please visit www.emmonsmaceysteffey.com.

Wednesday, January 02, 2019

WEEK OF DECEMBER 24, 2018
Janet V. Laugel

Janet V. Laugel, 93, Newton, at 5:14 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, at Newton Care Center in Newton.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton.



Ramon Floyd Climer

Ramon Floyd Climer, 82, Palestine, died at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018 at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Ind.

A time of visitation will be held from 12 to 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28 at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine. A graveside service will immediately follow at the Palestine Cemetery, where military services will be conducted by the combined units of the Robinson V.F.W. Post 4549, the Robinson American Legion Post 69, and the Flat Rock American Legion Post 132. Memorials may be made to the "V.F.W. Transportation Fund", with envelopes available at the funeral home.



Dorothy Woods

Dorothy Marie Woods, 98, Newton, died at 8:27 a.m. Monday, Dec. 24, 2018, at Newton Care Center in Newton.

Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 28, at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Newton, with Fr. Dean Probst celebrating mass. Burial will be in the Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Newton. Visitation will be held 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, at the church. There will also be visitation 10 to 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 28, in the church. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton.



Clayton Garrard

Clayton Everitt Garrard, age 76, of Casey, Ill., passed away at 12:23 p.m. on Tuesday, December 25, 2018, at his home.

A Masonic Service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Friday, December 28, 2018 at Casey Cumberland Cemetery, Casey, Ill., followed by a Graveside Service and Burial with Rev. Justin Janney officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the family c/o Markwell Funeral Home, PO Box 175, Casey, IL 62420.

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



Robert Lackey

Robert E. "Bob" Lackey, 102, Terre Haute, Ind., formerly of Oblong, Ill., passed away on Wednesday, December 26, 2018, at Springhill Village, Terre Haute, Ind.

Celebration of Bob's Life will be held at noon Saturday, December 29, 2018, at the Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong, Ill. Burial will follow in the Oblong Cemetery with Military Rites conducted by Oblong American Legion Post 219. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. The family requests that in lieu of flowers an expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Oblong Oil Field Museum or the Oblong American Legion Post 219 with envelopes at the funeral home 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.



Clifford Towles

Clifford L. Towles, 87, Oblong, Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, at his residence.

Arrangements are pending with the Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong.



Jeffrey Lawhead

Jeffrey "Sparky" Lawhead, 55, Robinson, died on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018 at his home from long term medical complications.

Jeff requested that he be cremated with no public service. Memorial donations may be made to his memorial fund, with checks made payable to "Goodwine Funeral Homes". The Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson is in charge of arrangements.



Robert Parker

Mr. Robert Donovan Parker, age 80 of Marion, Ill., died Wednesday, December 26, 2018, at 4:40 p.m. at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill., following several months of failing health.

The funeral service will be Sunday, December 30, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill., with Pastor Jerry McDaniel officiating. Visitation will be Sunday from 11:00 a.m. until time of service at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Jones Cemetery, rural Flat Rock, Ill. Military graveside rites will be performed by the combined units of E.M. Coulter Post 69, American Legion, VFW Post 4549 and AMVETS Post 33.

Memorial donations may be made to the Charity of the Donor's Choice.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

WEEK OF DECEMBER 17, 2018
Margaret Dement

Mrs. Margaret Rosalee Dement, age 95 of Hutsonville, Ill., died Friday, December 14, 2018 at her home in Hutsonville, Ill., following a long period of failing health.

The Funeral Service was Monday, December 17, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill., with Rev. Jay Regennitter officiating. Burial was in the Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Ill.

Memorial donations may be made to the Crawford County Humane Society.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Mary Bayus

Mary Kathryn (Hill) Bayus, 83, Dayton, Ohio, died Dec. 14, 2018, from Alzheimer's

Private graveside service will be held at Calvary Cemetery, Dayton, Ohio.



Donald Heleine

Donald Heleine, 84, of Robinson, Ill., formerly of West Union, Ill., died at 7:10 p.m. (EST) on Monday, December 17, 2018 at the Gibson Family Hospice Center in Terre Haute, Ind..

A time of visitation will be held from 9:00-11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 22 at the Prust-Hosch Funeral Home in West Union. A celebration of Don's life will immediately follow and be held at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Les Leighty officiating. Memorials may be made to the "Villas of Holly Brook" to be used towards their activity fund. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Hazel Marie Hougen

Hazel Hougen was born at the home of her grandparents in rural southern Illinois on December 23, 1914 to Frank and Elizabeth Cox. She died on December 11, 2018, twelve days before her 104th birthday.

A private family service will be held in the spring. Interment will take place in Chicago, Ill., next to her first husband and in Appleton, Wis., where she spent the last 19 years of her life. Memorials may be directed to Thedacare Hospice.

Arrangements under the care of Wichmann Funeral Home, 537 N. Superior St., Appleton, Wis., www.wichmannfargo.com.



Loretta Hemrich

Loretta Kay Hemrich, 69, Newton, died at 12:32 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, at the Meyer Funeral Home, Newton, with Minister Tonna Percival officiating. Burial will be in the Honey Cemetery in Bogota. Visitation will be held 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Newton Athletic Boosters.

June Vinyard

Mrs. W. June Vinyard, age 91 of Hutsonville, Ill., died Tuesday, December 18, 2018, at 2:18 a.m. at the Magnolia Center, Crawford Memorial Hospital, Robinson, Ill., following several months of failing health.

A Funeral Service will be held Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Hutsonville, Ill., with Pastor Dwight McDaniel officiating. Visitation will be Thursday, December 20, from 11:00 a.m. until time of service at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Hutsonville Cemetery, Hutsonville, Ill.

Memorial donations may be made to the Highland Avenue Baptist Church, Robinson, Ill., with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Marvin Langley

Mr. Marvin Lee Langley, age 84 of Robinson, Ill., died Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 10:11 a.m. in the care of Hospice at the home of sister-in-law and caregiver, Ginni Langley, rural Robinson, Ill.

A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill., with Pastor Leland Culp officiating. Visitation will be Friday, December 21, 2018 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.

Memorial donations may be made to the Crawford County Rescue Squad or Robinson Volunteer Fire Department with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Military graveside rites to be provided by the combined units of E.M. Coulter Post 69, American Legion, VFW Post 4549 and AMVETS Post 33.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Mildred Wise

Mildred Evelyn Wise, 94, Oblong, died on Dec. 18, 2018, at Ridgeview Care Center, Oblong.

Public graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21, at Oblong Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Crawford County School Libraries on NOW Programs (Hutsonville Unit 1, Palestine Unit 2,

Robinson Unit 3, and Oblong Unit 4). Envelopes are available at or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home, P.O. Box 121, Oblong, IL 62449.

Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong, is in charge of arrangements.



Judith Swick

Judith "Judy" (Jackson) Swick, 68, Decatur, and formerly of Jasper County, died at 5:05 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, at her home following a battle with breast cancer.

Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton, with Mike Knepper officiating. Burial will be in the Chapel Cemetery near Falmouth. Visitation will be held two hours before the service.



Federico Bantican

Federico Canlas Bantican, 80, of Olongapo City, Philippines, passed away on December 20, 2018.

A celebration of life will be held on his birthday, January 26th. Additional details are pending.

Monday, December 17, 2018

WEEK OF DECEMBER 10, 2018
Beverly Turkal

Beverly Turkal, 85, of Robinson, Ill., died December 7, 2018 at Timber Creek Village Assisted Living in Robinson, Ill.

An open time to remember Bev will be held from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 12, at Lincoln Trail College's Zwermann Arts Center. A memorial service will immediately follow and will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday in the theater with Pastor Phil Boyd and Dennis Inboden officiating. Memorials may be made to Lincoln Trail College Foundation or to the Healing Center at Aurora Health Care. 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.



Charles "Charlie" Fisher

Charles "Charlie" Fisher, 77, of Flat Rock, Ill., died at 3:35 p.m. on Friday, December 7, 2018 at the Lawrence County Memorial Hospital in Lawrenceville, Ill.

A time of visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 11, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine, where family and friends are invited to wear their Cardinals memorabilia in honor of Charlie. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 12, at the Grace United Methodist Church, rural Palestine, Ill., with Pastors Kyle Bailey, Jane Drake, and Ronnie Crawford officiating. During the service, there will be an opportunity for family and friends to share their memories of Charlie. Burial will be in the Wesley Chapel Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Grace United Methodist Church, with envelopes available at the funeral home and church. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Gary Booth

Gary Don Booth, 76, of Palestine, Illinois died peacefully in his sleep on December 5, 2018 at approximately 10:20 with his loving wife of 49 and half years at his side. Gary was at home following an extended illness.

Gary desired for his body to be donated to science and there will be no public services.



Eufala Bigard

Eufala Viola Bigard, 90, Ste. Marie, died at 1:25 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, at the Evergreen Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Effingham.

Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Ste. Marie, with Fr. Dean Probst celebrating mass. Visitation will be held 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, at the church and one hour before the mass. Memorials may be made to the Jasper County READ program or Teutopolis Education Foundation. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton.



Wanda Lee Arbuckle

Wanda Lee Arbuckle, 86, of Marshall, Ill., died at 4:40 a.m. on Monday, December 10, 2018 in the comfort of her home.

A time of visitation will be held from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 13, at the Prust-Hosch Funeral Home in West Union. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home with Pastor Gary Pruitt officiating. Burial will be in the Harrison Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Pinehaven Christian Children's Ranch, a program near and dear to Wanda's heart. Its aim is to provide a stable, controlled, secure environment in which young people can reach the potential that God has placed within them. 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.



Joane Shafer

Joanne "Dodie" Prullage Shafer, 92, Vincennes, died at 8 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018 at the New Willow Manor.

Burial will be announced at a later date. Goodwin Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Joanne Shafer.



Adrienne Sue Swope

Visitation for Adrienne Sue Bledsoe Swope, 67, Harlington, Texas, will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11 at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12 at the funeral home with Pastor Dwight McDaniel officiating.

The graveside service at Hutsonville Cemetery has been postponed and will be conducted at a later date.

Adrienne Sue Bledsoe Swope, 67, died on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018 in Harlingen, Texas.

Those desiring to do so may make memorial donations to the American Cancer Society. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Casey Levingston

Casey Jean Levingston, 29, Lerna, died at 6:27 p.m. Friday, Dec. 07, 2018, at the Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Mattoon.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec 13, at the Meyer Funeral Home in Dieterich, with Mike Elliott officiating. Burial will be in the Jewett Cemetery in Jewett. Visitation will be held one hour before the service. Memorials may be made to the Meyer Funeral Home 307 West Jourdan Street Newton, Illinois 62448.



Kenneth "Spud" Inboden

Kenneth "Spud" Inboden, 88, of Robinson, Ill., died at 12:53 a.m. on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, Ill.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 14, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson with Pastor Lee Gurley officiating. Burial will immediately follow in the Robinson New Cemetery. There will be no time of visitation. Memorials may be made to the New Hebron 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.



Catherine McManus

Mrs. Catherine "Cathy Rose" McManus, age 51 of Hutsonville, Ill., died Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 2:49 p.m. EST at Union Hospital, Terre Haute, Ind., following a very brief illness.

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, December 15, 2018 at Pulliam Funeral Home, Hutsonville, Ill. Visitation will be Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until time of service at 1:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Hutsonville, Ill. On Tuesday, December 18, 2018 additional funeral services held at the Lake View Funeral Home, LaPorte, Ind., with burial following in the Swan Lake Cemetery, Michigan City, Ind.

Memorial donations may be made to the Residential Developers, Robinson CILA's, Robinson, Ill., with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Paula Kirk

Paula Kay Richardson Kirk, age 59, of Casey, Ill., formerly of Lawrenceville, Ill., passed away peacefully at 1:20 a.m. on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at Casey HealthCare Center, Casey, Ill., after a long illness with diabetes and renal failure.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Friday, December 14, 2018 at Markwell Funeral Home with Pastor Jacqueline Morgan officiating. Burial will follow in Casey Cumberland Cemetery, Casey, Ill. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior to the service on Friday at Markwell Funeral Home, 200 N. Central Ave., Casey, IL.

Memorial donations may be made to American Kidney Fund, 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852. www.kidneyfund.org

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



Eleanor Goodwin

Eleanor Goodwin, 92, West Salem, died on Dec. 12, 2018 at Aperion Care in Olney.

Visitation will be held Saturday, Dec. 15, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Zion United Methodist Church in West Salem. The funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the church with burial to follow in the Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery, West Salem. Memorials may be made to the Zion United Methodist Church or the charity of your choice. Envelopes will be available at the service. Ingram-Meridith Funeral Home of West Salem is entrusted with the arrangements.



Ferdinand "Fred" De Alexandro

Ferdinand "Fred" De Alexandro, 88, Dieterich, formerly of Belle Vernon, Pa., died at 11:18 a.m. Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, at his home.

Private family services will be held. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home in Dieterich.



Thaddeus Parrott

Thaddeus Keen Parrott, age 35, of Lawrenceville passed away Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018 at his residence.

The funeral will be Monday, Dec. 17, 2018 at 10 a.m. at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home. Visitation will be Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Masonic rites will be conducted at 7:15 p.m. Burial will be in the Parrott Family Farm Cemetery. Memorial donations may be given to the Shriners Children's Hospital or to the Lawrence County Humane Society.

Please visit www.emmonsmaceysteffey.com to view the tribute and to send condolences.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

WEEK OF DECEMBER 3, 2018
Betty Cook

Mrs. Betty Irene Cook, age 78 of Robinson, Ill., died at 3:50 p.m. Friday, November 30, 2018 at Casey Healthcare, Casey, Ill., following many weeks of failing health.

The Funeral Service will be Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill., with Bro. Lee Gurley officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday, December 4, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. until time of service at 7:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill. Interment of cremated remains will follow services at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to the Crawford County Humane Shelter with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Richard Montgomery

Richard Eugene Montgomery, 86, of Flat Rock, Ill., died at 9:25 p.m. (EST) on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Ind.

A time of visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 8, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Flat Rock. A celebration of his life will be held at 12:00 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, where military services will be conducted by the combined units of the Scott Air Force Base Honor Guard, the Robinson V.F.W. Post 4549, the Robinson American Legion Post 69, and the Flat Rock American Legion Post 132. During the service, there will be an opportunity for friends to share their memories of Dick. Celebrant Curt Goodwine will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Max D. Manhart

Max D. Manhart, 76, Marshall, formerly of West Union, died at 9:05 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018 at Burnsides Community Health Center in Marshall.

A time of visitation will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6, at the Prust-Hosch Funeral Home in West Union. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home with burial following in the Marshall Cemetery, where military services will be conducted by the combined units of the Marshall American Legion Post 90. Memorials may be made to either "Marshall Schools Foundation" or to "Peace Meals", with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Sherman Weger

Sherman D. Weger, 75, of Palestine, Ill., formerly of Robinson, Ill., died at 7:15 p.m. on Friday, November 30, 2018, in the comfort of his home surrounded by his family.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 5, at the Hutsonville Cemetery, where military services will be conducted by the combined units of the Robinson V.F.W. Post 4549, the Robinson American Legion Post 69, and the Flat Rock American Legion Post 132. Pastor Tim Watson will officiate the service. Memorials may be made to the "Outer West Market Church of Christ", with envelopes available at the cemetery. The Goodwine Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.

Immediately following the graveside service, his family will conduct a celebration of his life at the Outer West Market Church of Christ, and the public is invited to attend.



Terry Baird

Terry L. Baird, 55, of Robinson, Ill., died at 2:48 p.m. on Friday, November 30, 2018.

A time of visitation will be held from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 5 at the Highland Church of Christ in Robinson. A memorial service will follow and will be held at 6:00 p.m. at the church with Pastor Shane Bopp officiating. Memorials may be made to a college fund for his children Lukas and Logan Baird, with checks made payable to "Lisa Baird". Memorial envelopes will be 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.



Billie Russell

Billie Leroy Russell, 81, Bluford, died on Dec. 1, 2018, at the Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, at the Young Funeral Home with Pastor Jerry Montgomery officiating.

Burial will be at the Berlin Cemetery in Oblong. The funeral procession will leave for Oblong, immediately following the funeral service and there will be a short graveside service at the cemetery upon arrival of the procession.

Memorials may be made to the Baptist Children's Home in Carmi, IL and can either be placed online, mailed directly, or will be accepted at the Young Funeral Home in Wayne City.



Sandra Pinkston

Sandra D. "Sandy" Pinkston, 59, Casey, died at 5:12 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, at the Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Mattoon.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Meyer Funeral Home - Bishop Chapel in Greenup.



Ferdinand De Alexandro

Ferdinand "Fred" De Alexandro, 88, Dieterich, died at 11:18 a.m. Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, at his home.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Meyer Funeral Home in Dieterich.



Elesa Wright

Elesa (Hill) Wright, 55, formerly of Robinson, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at 3:00 a.m. in her residence in Apple Valley, California after an extended illness, with her loving husband and son at her side.

After cremation, her family will have a private celebration of her life in California.



Bruce Staley

Mr. Bruce D. Staley, age 91 of Martinsville, Ill., died Monday, December 3, 2018 at 6:00 a.m. in the comfort of his home surrounded by his loving family.

The Funeral Service will be Thursday, December 6, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill., with Bro. Billie Ray Ulrey officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday, December 5, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill. Burial will be in the Olive Branch Cemetery, rural Martinsville, Ill. Military graveside rites will be performed by the combined units of E. M. Coulter Post 69 American Legion, VFW post 4549 and AMVETS post 33.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or Shriner's Hospital for Children with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Vivienne Ackman

Vivienne D. (Smith) Ackman, 86, of Oblong, Ill., passed away on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at her residence in Oblong, Ill.

A gathering of friends and family will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 9, 2018, at Pulliam Funeral Home in Oblong, Ill. Burial will be in Oblong Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that expressions of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Refuge House Ministries of Oblong or the American Red Cross. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home 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

Pulliam Funeral Home Oblong, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.



Daci Reynolds

Daci Elizabeth (McCleave) Reynolds, 26, of Flat Rock, Ill., went to her Lord and Savior Monday, December 3, 2018.

A time of visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 on Thursday, December 6 at the Flat Rock First Missionary Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, December 7 at the church with Pastor J.D. Branson officiating. Burial will be in the Jones Cemetery, rural Flat Rock.

In honor of the child she and Levi sponsor themselves, memorials may be made to "Compassion International", a child-advocacy ministry that pairs compassionate people with those who are suffering from poverty. Memorial envelopes will be available at the church. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Flat Rock is in charge of arrangements. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Edward McKay

Edward D. McKay, Haslett, Mich., went to be with the Lord on Friday, November 30, 2018, at the age of 96.

A memorial service will be held at the church at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 05, 2018. Visitation will start at 10:00 a.m. Memorial contributions in Ed's name may be made to Eastminster Presbyterian Church, 1315 Abbot Road, East Lansing, MI 48823. Arrangements are by the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. www.EstesLeadley.com



Marjorie Baker

Marjorie Ellen "Marge" Baker, 89, of Boon, Michigan, formerly of Hardinville, Ill., passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at The Curry House in Cadillac, Michigan.

Celebration of Marge's life will be held at 12:00 noon on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Pulliam Funeral Home in Oblong, Ill. Burial will follow in the Hardinville Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Pulliam Funeral Home in Oblong. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that expressions of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to Hardinville Christian Church or the Boon Baptist Church. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home 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.

Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong, IL, is in charge of arrangements.



Robert Fisher

Robert 'Dean' Fisher, 76, of Flat Rock, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at Crawford Memorial Hospital in Robinson, Illinois.

Funeral services will be Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Allison Prairie Church of the Brethren. Visitation will be Friday from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, Illinois. Burial will be in the Centerville Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Allison Prairie Church of the Brethren, Centerville Cemetery Fund, or Lawrence County Humane Society.

Please visit www.emmonsmaceysteffey.com to view the tribute and to send condolences.



Judy Ann Cotter

Judy Cotter, 75, of Attleboro, MA, formerly of Robinson, IL, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, December 1, 2018, in the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial visitation on Monday, December 10, 2018, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. in the Duffy-Poule Funeral Home, 20 Peck St., Attleboro, MA. A Celebration of Life service will be held immediately following the visitation at 7 p.m. in the funeral home.

A private family burial will be held at a later date at the Wilkin Cemetery, rural Crawford County, IL, with the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson in charge of local arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Judy's name may be sent to Hope Hospice, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904.

For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Adrienne Sue Swope

Adrienne Sue Bledsoe Swope, 67, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 3, 2018, in Harlingen, TX.

Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 11, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 12, at the Hutsonville Cemetery. Those desiring to do so may make memorial donations to the American Cancer Society. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Bobby D. Chapman

Bobby D. Chapman, 79, formerly of Robinson, died Dec. 4, 2018.

A service to celebrate his life will be held at Good Shepherd Hospice-Lakeland Hospice House Chapel in Florida at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10.

Burial will be in Bushnell Cemetery Jan. 18 with military honors.

Monday, December 03, 2018

WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26, 2018
Leon Williamson

Leon A. Williamson, 88, of Palestine, Ill., died at 5:07 a.m. on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at the Magnolia Center in Robinson, Ill.

A time of visitation will be held from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 27, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 28, at the funeral home with Rev. Paul Gray officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery, where military services will be conducted by the combined units of the Robinson V.F.W. Post 4549, the Robinson American Legion Post 69, and the Flat Rock American Legion Post 132. Memorials may be made to either the Palestine First Christian Church or to the Crawford Memorial Foundation, with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Evertt Wayne Harris

Evertt Wayne Harris, 45, Claremont and formerly of Chauncey, died at his home on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, at the Cunningham Funeral Home in Bridgeport. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until service time at 1 p.m. Burial will take place in Bridgeport City Cemetery (Shiloh).

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Cunningham Funeral Home to assist the family.

Monday, November 26, 2018

WEEK OF NOVEMBER 19, 2018
Helen Rich

Helen Rich, 85, of Robinson, Ill., died at 6:50 a.m. on Friday, November 16, 2018 in the comfort of her home surrounded by her family.

A time of visitation will be held from 9:00-11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 20 at the United Methodist Church in Flat Rock, Ill. Services will immediately follow and will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Burial will be in the Jones Cemetery. Memorials may be made to God's Littlest Angels, a Haitian orphanage that offers short-term assistance to children needing a place to stay due to ill health or the death of a parent but who are not for adoption. Envelopes will be available at the church.

The Goodwine Funeral Home in Flat Rock is in charge of arrangements. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Terri Pease

Terri Pease, 65, Robinson, died at 6:55 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her family.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21 at the Hutsonville Cemetery. In honor of her years of working with the disabled, memorials may be made to the Special Olympics, with envelopes available at the cemetery. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson is in charge of arrangements.



Larry Cross

Larry Cross, 80, of Robinson, Ill., died Thursday, November 15, 2018 at the IU Health University Hospital in Indianapolis, Ind.

A time of visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 20 at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21 at the funeral home with Rev. Jerry McDaniel officiating. Burial will be in the Robinson New Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to either the American Heart Association or to the Highland Avenue 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.



Betty Lou Lawhead

Betty Lou Lawhead, 92, of Trimble, Ill., died at 9:06 a.m. on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, Ind.

A time of visitation will be held from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Friday, November 23 at the First Presbyterian Church in Palestine, Ill. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 24 at the church with Pastor Karen Russell officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery, rural Palestine, Ill. Memorials may be made to either the Hutsonville Historical Society or to the Oak Grove Cemetery, 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.



David Littlejohn

David Littlejohn, 74, of Oblong, Ill., went to be with the Lord at 2:16 p.m. on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at the Carle Richland Hospital in Olney, Ill.

A time of visitation will be held from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 24, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Funeral services will immediately follow and be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday with Celebrant Curt Goodwine officiating. Burial will be in the Hardinville Cemetery. Casual dress is requested, and if you come dressed in NASCAR, Bears, or Cubs attire, all the better!

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



Curtis Estep

Curtis Estep, 89, of Robinson, Ill., died at 5:36 p.m. on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at Heritage Health in Robinson.

A time of visitation will be held from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 25 at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Funeral services will immediately follow and will be held at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Celebrant Curt Goodwine officiating the service. Burial will be in the Hardinville Cemetery, where military services will be conducted by the combined units of the Robinson V.F.W. Post 4549, the Robinson American Legion Post 69, and the Flat Rock American Legion Post 132. 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.



Betty Lindsay

Betty Lindsay, 80, Flat Rock, died at 10:05 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018 at the Linda E. White Hospice House in Evansville, Ind.

Arrangements are pending with the Goodwine Funeral Home in Flat Rock.



Vivienne Ackman

Vivienne D. Ackman, 86, Oblong, died at 10:10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, at her residence.

Arrangements are pending with the Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong.



John Lofland

John B. Lofland, 96, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018 at Franciscan Health in Crawfordsville, Ind.

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Monday at First Christian Church. Visitation will be 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Hunt & Son Funeral Home, Crawfordsville, Ind., with Masonic services at 4:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed towards First Christian Church or Masonic Lodge 50.



David Piper

David Dean Piper, 62, of Whitelaw, Wis. died Monday, Nov. 19, 2018 in a single vehicle accident in Wisconsin.

Services are pending at Reinbold and Pfeffer Family Funeral Home in Kellnersville, Wis.




Tuesday, November 20, 2018

WEEK OF NOVEMBER 12, 2018
Willella Bubeck

Willella "Billie" Bubeck, 93, rural West Union, died at 12:15 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 at Burnsides Community Health Center in Marshall.

A time of visitation will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the Prust-Hosch Funeral Home in West Union. Services will immediately follow and will be held at 11 a.m. with Steve Dolson officiating. Memorials may be made to Lincolnland Hospice, with envelopes at the funeral home.



Catherine Rubsam

Catherine Mary "Kay" Rubsam, 94, Newton, died at 8:05 a.m. Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, at her home.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Newton, with Fr. Dean Probst celebrating mass. Burial will be in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Newton. Visitation will be held 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, at the church. Memorials may be made to Gigi's Play House in the Quad Cities or St. Thomas School.

Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton.



Shirley Stephens

Shirley Anne Stephens, 85, Brownsburg, Ind., died Oct. 27 2018, at Methodist Hospital Indianapolis, Ind., after suffering from a stroke.

A private memorial service will be set at a later date.

Sympathy cards may be sent to Melissa and Jon Newbold 4457 Texas Hwy 19 South, Sulphur Springs, TX 75382.



June Kay

June Kay, 89, formerly of Newton, died at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at Saxony Health Center in Saxonburg, Pa.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Latona Church of Christ in Latona, with Dale Hood officiating. Burial will be in the Trexler Cemetery in rural Newton. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Donations may be made to the Butler County Humane Society, 1015 Evans City Road, Renfrew, PA 16053. Arrangements are under care of the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton.



Lawrence Villane

Lawrence M. "Larry" Villane, 92, formerly of Olney, and Fresno, Calf., died at 7:10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, at Newton Care Center in Newton.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton.



Ray Alspach

Ray Alspach, 79, of Robinson, Ill., died at 4:42 a.m. (EST) on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute, Ind.

A shared time of visitation for Ray and Gayla will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 14 at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 15 at the funeral home with Pastor Tim Watson officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to either the Robinson Fire Department or to the Crawford County Rescue Squad. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Gayla Alspach

Gayla Alspach, 73, of Robinson, Ill., died at 6:35 p.m. (EST) on Friday, November 9, 2018 at St. Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis, Ind.

A shared time of visitation for Gayla and Ray will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 14 at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 15 at the funeral home with Pastor Tim Watson officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to either Toys for Tots or to Shop with a Cop. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Stephen Jones

Stephen Jones, 68, Waterloo, died on Oct. 26, 2018 in St. Louis, Mo., from pneumonia.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Waterloo, Pastor Tony Troup officiating. Burial will be in the Kolmer Memorial Cemetery in Waterloo. The family prefers memorial contributions to the family, at 116 Roosevelt Dr., Waterloo, IL 62298.



Rosemary Daugherty

Rosemary Daugherty, 90, of West Union, Ill., died at 8:12 a.m. on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at Willowbrook in Marshall, Ill.

A time of visitation will be held from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 17 at the Prust-Hosch Funeral Home in West Union. Services will immediately follow and will be held at 11:00 a.m. with Bros. Randy Nave and Billy Adams officiating. Burial will be in York Cemetery. Memorials may be made to either Lincolnland Hospice or to the West Union First Baptist Church, with envelopes at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Anna Belle Williams

Anna Belle Williams, 87, Willow Hill, died at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, 2018 at Lakeland Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Effingham.

A private family graveside service will be held in the Brockville Cemetery, rural Newton. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson is in charge of arrangements.



Georgiana Schackmann

Georgiana Louise Schackmann, 86, Newton, died at 1:25 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at Newton Care Center in Newton.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Newton, with Fr. Dean Probst celebrating mass. Burial will be in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Newton. Visitation will be held 2 hours prior to the Mass, at the church. Memorials may be made to St. Thomas School Sports Program. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton.



Shirley Stephens

Shirley Anne Stephens, 85, Brownsburg, Ind., died Oct. 27 2018, at Methodist Hospital Indianapolis, Ind., after suffering from a stroke.

A private memorial service will be set at a later date.

Sympathy cards may be sent to Melissa and Jon Newbold 5447 Texas Hwy 19 South, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482.



Lawrence Villane

Lawrence M. "Larry" Villane, 92, formerly of Olney, and Fresno, Calf., died at 7:10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, at Newton Care Center in Newton.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton.



Helen Rich

Helen Rich, 85, Robinson, died at 6:50 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 in the comfort of her home surrounded by her family.

A time of visitation will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20 at the United Methodist Church in Flat Rock. Services will immediately follow and will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Burial will be in the Jones Cemetery.

The Goodwine Funeral Home in Flat Rock is in charge of arrangements.



Terri Pease

Terri Pease, 65, Robinson, died at 6:55 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her family.

Arrangements are pending with the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson.



Larry Cross

Larry Cross, 80, Robinson, died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 at the IU Health University Hospital in Indianapolis, Ind.

Arrangements are pending with the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018


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