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home : deaths August 27, 2015


WEEK OF 8-17-15
Bruce Rich

Bruce Wayne "Batman" Rich, 62, of Robinson, Ill., died at 5:03 a.m. on Saturday, August 15, 2015, at the Crawford Memorial Hospital in Robinson.

A time of visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 18, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 19, at the funeral home, with Pastor Adam Conder officiating the service. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery, rural Palestine.

Memorials may be made to either the Oak Grove Cemetery Association or to the Crawford County Humane Society, with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Marjorie Harvey

Marjorie Pearl (Pickens) Harvey, 91, Wheeler, and formerly of St. Elmo, died at 10:40 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, at Lakeland Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Effingham.

Private family services will be held with burial in the Maple Wood Cemetery in St. Elmo. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home in Dieterich.



Mae McClanahan

Mae Holt McClanahan, 90, of Hillsboro, died on Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Hillsboro Rehab & Health Care Center, Hillsboro.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 18, at noon, at Bass Patton Dean Funeral Home, Hillsboro, with Dr. Ronald Rhodus officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Coffeen. Visitation will be on Tuesday, Aug. 18, from 10 to noon at Bass Patton Dean Funeral Home.

Memorials are suggested to Alzheimer's Association.



James Garrard

James C. Garrard, 77, of rural Lawrenceville, died Monday, Aug. 17, 2015, at United Methodist Village-North Campus.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home, Lawrenceville. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Robinson New Cemetery with military rites. Memorials may be made to COPD Foundation with envelopes available through the funeral home.



Harriet Higgins

Harriet Higgins, 93, of Palestine, Ill., died at 7:15 a.m. on Tuesday, August 18, 2015, at the Magnolia Center in Robinson, Ill.

A time of visitation will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 22, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine. Funeral services will follow the visitation and will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery.

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



Lee Greenwell

Lee S. Greenwell, age 97, of Martinsville, Ill., passed away on Monday, August 17, 2015, in the Burnsides Community Health Care in Marshall, Illinois.

The funeral service will at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 22, 2015, at the Martinsville Bible Church, 509 E. Ridgelawn Rd., Martinsville, Illinois, with Pastor David Wilson and Brother Billie Ray Ulrey officiating. The visitation will be Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Greenwell Funeral Home, 30 N. Washington St., Martinsville, Illinois. Burial will be in the Ridgelawn Cemetery, Martinsville, Illinois.


Monday, August 17, 2015

WEEK OF 8-10-15
Eric Taylor

Eric Taylor, age 54, died Friday, August 7, 2015, at his home in Oblong surrounded by his loving family.

It was Eric's wish to be cremated with no services with a private family service at a later date. Burial will be in the Waggoner Cemetery, rural Chauncey, Ill..

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Deaconess Gateway Hospital Oncology Department, 600 Mary St., Evansville, IN 47747, or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home, PO Box 121, Oblong, IL 62449.

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

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



Mildred Hinterscher

Mildred F. Hinterscher, 88, Oblong, Ill., went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, August 7, 2015. She was a patient in the Magnolia Center, Robinson, Ill..

A Funeral Mass for Mildred will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 12, 2015, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church 506 West Missouri St Oblong, Ill., with Fr. Jim Buerster and Fr. Aloysius O. Ndeanaefo officiating. Burial will follow next to her husband Floyd in Oblong Cemetery Oblong, Ill. Visitation will be held Tuesday, August 11, 2015, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Pulliam Funeral Home in Oblong, Ill..

The family request that an expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Oblong, Ill., or Catholic Charities. Envelopes will be at the visitation, service 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



Imelda Strelka

Imelda Gonzalez Strelka, age 79, of Newton, Illinois, entered eternal life while surrounded by her family at 12:10 p.m. Friday, August 7, 2015, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 12, 2015, at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Newton, Illinois, with Fr. Al Kemme celebrating mass. Burial will be in the New St. Peter Cemetery east of Newton, Illinois. Visitation will be held 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 11, 2015, with a holy rosary said at 7:30 p.m. at the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton, Illinois. In loving memory of Imelda, memorials may be made to ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­St. Thomas Catholic School in Newton, Illinois. The obituary can be viewed and condolences left at www.meyerfh.com.



Jeffrey Whalen

Jeffrey Alan "Jake" Whalen, 53 of Newton, died at 7:40 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, 2015, at HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital, Effingham.

Funeral services celebrating Jake's life will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11, at the First Baptist Church in Newton, with Rick Britton and Rev. Steve Willis officiating. Burial will be in the Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Newton. Visitation will be held 9:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11, at the church.

Memorials may be made to the family. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton.



Donald Sinclair

Donald Sinclair, 91, of Robinson, Ill., died at 8:40 a.m. on Monday, August 10, 2015, at the Ridgeview Care Center in Oblong, Ill.

A time of visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 12, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Masonic rites will follow the visitation on Wednesday, and will be held at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 13, at the funeral home, with Celebrant Curt Goodwine officiating. Burial will follow in the Robinson New Cemetery, with military rites to be performed by the Robinson VFW Post 4549.

Memorial contributions 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.



Sharon Highsmith

Sharon E. Highsmith, 76, Oblong, Ill., passed away Monday, August 10, 2015, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Ill., from injuries she received in an auto accident.

Celebration of Sharon's Life service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, August 15, 2015, at the First Christian Church, 206 North Range, Oblong, Ill., with Bro. Dee Wolfe officiating. Burial will follow in the Oblong Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, August 14, 2015, at the First Christian Church in Oblong.

In lieu of flowers, the family request expressions of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the First Christian Church of Oblong or to Oblong Children's Christian Home with envelopes at the church or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home, PO Box 121, Oblong, IL 62449.

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



Jackie Scott

Jackie Robinson Scott, 81, of Palestine, Ill., died at 4:32 a.m. (EST) on Wednesday, August 12, 2015, at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Ind.

A private family gathering will be held without any public service. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to Good Samaritan Hospice, with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Elizabeth Cunniff

Elizabeth Hope Laxgang Cunniff, 41, passed away August 8, 2015, after a lifelong battle with kidney disease with her loving family by her side.

Visitation will be Friday, August 14, at 9 a.m. until time of funeral service at noon at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 185 E. Northwest Hwy., Palatine, IL 60067. Interment at All Saints Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Kristen Laxgang, c/o Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home. See more at www.smithcorcoran.com.



Donald Simons

Mr. Donald L. Simons, age 85, Robinson, Ill., died Thursday, August 13, 2015, at 11:05 a.m. at the Magnolia Center, Crawford Memorial Hospital, Robinson, Ill., following a period of declining health.

There will be a private family graveside service on Sunday, August 16, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. at the Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Ill., with Pastor Ron Price officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to the resident's activity fund, Magnolia Center, Crawford Memorial Hospital, Robinson, Ill., or to the Robinson High School Athletics, Football Fund, with envelopes available at the graveside service.



Marcella Kennedy

Marcella Ann Kennedy, 44, Columbus, Ind., died Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015, at her home.

A private graveside service will be conducted Monday, Aug. 17, Riverview Cemetery in Seymour, Ind. with Virgil Clotfelter presiding. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Myers-Reed Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to your local Humane Society.




Monday, August 10, 2015

WEEK OF 8-3-15
Ola Myers

Ola Irene Myers, 98, Palestine, died at 7:10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, at the Crawford Memorial Hospital in Robinson.

It was Ola's request to have private family services, with burial following in the Palestine Cemetery. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine is in charge of arrangements.



Marjorie Barthelme

Marjorie L. Barthelme, age 92, of Ste. Marie, Illinois, passed away at 10:00 a.m. Sunday, August 2, 2015, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Illinois.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 6, 2015, at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Ste. Marie, Illinois. Burial will be in the St. Mary's Cemetery in Ste. Marie, Illinois. Visitation will be held from 8:30 to 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 6, 2015, at the church.

In loving memory of Marjorie, memorials may be made to the Ste. Marie American Legion Post #932 Ladies Auxiliary or for masses. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton, Illinois. The obituary can be viewed and condolences left at www.meyerfh.com.



Carl Gause Jr.

Carl R. Gause Jr., 84, of Annapolis, died Saturday August 1, 2015, at Heritage Health Care, Robinson, following a battle with cancer.

There will be a graveside funeral service on Friday, Aug. 7, 2 p.m. at the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, rural Annapolis, with Bro. Billie Ray Ulrey officiating. There will be a brief visitation and viewing prior to services at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, rural Annapolis.

Memorial donations may be made to the Shriner's Hospitals for crippled children with envelopes available at the graveside service.



George Salyers

George Earl Salyers, 75, Newton, passed away at 6:40 a.m. Friday, July 31, 2015, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, at the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton. Burial will be in the Honey Cemetery in Bogota. Visitation will be held 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.



June Davidson

Helen June Davidson, 91, Martinsville, died at 1 a.m. on Friday, July 31, 2015, at her home.

Funeral services will be held at noon on Monday, Aug 3, at the Greenwell Funeral Home with Brother Billie Ray Ulrey officiating. Burial will follow in the Ridgelawn Cemetery, Martinsville. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Monday at the Greenwell Funeral Home, 30 N. Washington St., Martinsville. Memorial donations may be made to the Martinsville Food Bank, PO Box 533, Martinsville, IL 62442.



Myron Nave

Myron Lynn Nave, 68, of Martinsville, Ill., passed away at 11:30 am on Monday, August 3, 2015, at his home in Martinsville, Ill.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 6, 2015, at the Olive Branch Baptist Church, 2892 N. 1000th St., Martinsville, Ill., with Rev. Michael Nave and Bro. Randy Nave officiating. Burial will follow in the Olive Branch Cemetery, rural Martinsville, Ill. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday evening at the Greenwell Funeral Home, 30 N. Washington St., Martinsville, Ill.

Memorial donations may be made to the Baptist Collegiate Ministry, 800 N. Sixth St., Terre Haute, IN 47807.



Norman Miller

Norman K. Miller, age 88, Robinson, died Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at 9:25 a.m. at the Magnolia Center, Crawford Memorial Hospital, Robinson, following several months of failing health.

Funeral service will be Saturday, Aug. 8, at 11 a.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, with Rev. Bessie Adams officiating. Visitation will be Friday, Aug. 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home. Burial with full military honors will follow services in the Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association or to the Alzheimer's Association, with envelopes available at the funeral home.



Scott Montgomery

In loving memory of Scott A. Montgomery, who passed away on March 27, 2014.

A dual graveside service will be held for both Scott and Jack Montgomery at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 8, 2015 at the Jones Cemetery in rural Flat Rock. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, with envelopes available at the cemetery. 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.



Jack Montgomery

Jackie Willard Montgomery, 82, of Placentia, Calf., died on June 17, 2015, in Placentia.

A dual graveside service will be held for both Jack and Scott Montgomery at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 8, 2015 at the Jones Cemetery in rural Flat Rock. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, with envelopes available at the cemetery. 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.



Helen Luke

Helen Louise Luke, 97, Greenup, died at 1:48 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, at Cumberland Rehab and Health Care Center in Greenup, surrounded by her family.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, at the Meyer Funeral Home, Greenup, with Pastor Rick Emrich officiating. Burial will be in the Hazel Dell South Cemetery, Hazel Dell. Visitation will be held one hour before the service. Memorials may be made to the Cumberland Rehab and Health Care Center 300 Marietta St Greenup, Illinois 62428.



Carl Gause Jr.

Carl R. Gause Jr., 84, of Annapolis, died Saturday August 1, 2015, at Heritage Health Care, Robinson, following a battle with cancer.

There will be a graveside funeral service on Friday, Aug. 7, 2 p.m. at the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, rural Annapolis, with Bro. Billie Ray Ulrey officiating. There will be a brief visitation and viewing prior to services at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, rural Annapolis.

Memorial donations may be made to the Shriner's Hospitals for crippled children with envelopes available at the graveside service.




Wednesday, August 05, 2015

WEEK OF 7-27-15
Clarence Wilkin

Clarence Gene Wilkin, 87, of Robinson, Ill., died at 9:52 a.m. on Saturday, July 25, 2015, at the Casey Health Care Center in Casey, Ill.

A time of visitation will be held from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 29, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. A Celebration of Life service will follow the visitation and will begin at 7:00 p.m. with Celebrant Curt Goodwine officiating the service. During the service, there will be a time of remembrance, where friends can share favorite memories of Gene.

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



Velma Richards

Mrs. Velma D. Richards, age 82, of Robinson, Ill., died Sunday July 26, 2015, at 4:30 p.m. at Ridgeview Care Center, Oblong, Ill., following several weeks of failing health.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, July 29, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill., with Pastor Shane Bopp officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday, July 29, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. until time of services at 1:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home. Burial will follow funeral services in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, rural Annapolis, Ill.

Memorial donations may be made to the Ronald McDonald House or Riley Children's Hospital, with envelopes available at the funeral home.



Stormi Jolliff

Miss Stormi Jolliff of Nashville, Ill., departed this life in the St. Louis Children's Hospital on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 12:25 p.m., following a brave battle with Cystic Fibrosis.

Funeral services will be held from the First Christian Church of Patoka, Ill. on Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. with Minister Micah Schnautz officiating. Interment will be in the Patoka City Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Campagna Funeral Home in Nashville on Monday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and then on Tuesday at the First Christian Church in Patoka from 11:00 a.m. until the service hour.

Stormi's visitation and funeral service will be a "C.F." service. To honor Stormi's life and courageous battle against Cystic Fibrosis, family and friends are encouraged to wear purple or one of the tee shirts that were designed by Stormi.

Should friends desire, memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home.

Online expressions of sympathy may be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com



Robert Phillips

Robert Jason Phillips, 39, passed away suddenly on Saturday, July 18, 2015, in Sagaponack, N. Y., while vacationing in the Hamptons with his fiancée and friends.

Memorial services will be held in Atlanta, Ga., on Saturday, August 1. In lieu of flowers, his family and friends ask that donations be made in his honor to the Reef Environmental Education Foundation, a personal passion of Mr. Phillips.

The bright lights of New York City are dim in his absence; we shall not look upon his like again. Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home in Powder Springs, Ga is in charge of the arrangements.

Please leave condolences at www.mayeswarddobbins.com



Norman Miller

Mr. Norman K. Miller, age 88, of Robinson, Ill., died Tuesday July 28, 2015, at 9:25 a.m. at the Magnolia Center, Crawford Memorial Hospital, Robinson, Ill., following several months of failing health.

Funeral service will be Saturday August 8, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill., with Rev. Bessie Adams officiating. Visitation will be Friday August 7, 2015, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home. Burial with full military honors will follow services in the Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Ill.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association or to the Alzheimer's Association, with envelopes available at the funeral home.



Larry Ballinger

Larry G. Ballinger of the Villages, Fla., died peacefully at the hospice house on July 10, 2015, after a courageous battle with lung cancer.

A memorial service was be held on July 25, 2015, at Open Bible Lutheran Church 4671 Bellweather Lane Oxford, Fla. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Villages Hospice House 601 Casa Bella Lady Lake, FL. or Open Bible Lutheran Church.



Shirley Day

Shirley Erwin Day, 79, of Bryan, Texas, died at 3:12 p.m. on Wednesday, July 29, 2015, at Hospice Brazos Valley in Bryan, Texas.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 2, at the Mound Cemetery, rural Jasper County, Ill., with Celebrant Curt Goodwine officiating the service. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine is in charge of arrangements.



Jerry Ramsey

Jerry D. Ramsey, 78, Surprise, Ariz., died on Thursday, July 30, 2015, after several months of failing health.

After cremation there will be a private service at a later date.



Johnny Zumbahlen

Johnny Ray "John" Zumbahlen, 61, Newton, died at 7:35 p.m. Wednesday, July 29, 2015, at Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney, from a heart attack while working on his farm.

Funeral services will be at the First Baptist Church, 400 W Washington Street Newton, at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3, with the Rev. Stephen Willis officiating. Burial will be in the Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Newton. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2, at the church with Masonic services at 7 p.m.

Memorials may be made to JCCF/Jasper Outreach Fund. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton.


Monday, July 27, 2015

WEEK OF 7-20-15
Larry Shipman

Larry Dale Shipman, 79, of Robinson, Ill., died at 10:09 a.m. on Thursday, July 16, 2015, at Carle Hospital in Urbana, Ill., following a massive heart attack.

Visitation will be held from 12:00-2:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 23, 2015, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson with Pastor Jeff Monroney officiating. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday. Military graveside rites at the Hardinville Cemetery will be conducted by the Robinson VFW Post 4549.

Memorials may be made to the VFW 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.



Lee McCrory

Lee W. McCrory left this life on 18 July, 2015, as quietly and gently as he lived it.

The family will receive friends at the Pulliam Funeral Home on West Main, Robinson on 21 July from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted at Pulliam Funeral Home on 22 July, at 2:00 p.m. with Bro. Randy Nave and Pastor Trey Reid officiating. Burial will follow at the Mount Pleasant cemetery, Annapolis, Ill.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his name to the First Baptist Church, Robinson.



Forrest Gurley

Forrest Gurley, 83, passed away on July 18, 2015, at The Waters of Covington Nursing Home, Covington, Ind.

A celebration of Forrest's life will be held on Wednesday, July 22, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. EST at Covington First Church of Christ with Pastor Eddy Jones officiating. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 21, 2015, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. EST at Sunset's Covington Chapel. He will be laid to rest at Mount Hope Cemetery in Covington.

Memorials can be made in Forrest's name to Covington First Church of Christ or the Western Indiana Community Foundation. Please join Forrest's family in sharing photos, videos and memories on his tribute wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com



Dorothy Shelton

Dorothy Margaret "Dottie" (O'Bar) Shelton, 78 of West York, Ill., died at 7:05 a.m. on Sunday, July 19, 2015, at Ridgeview Care Center in Oblong, Ill.

A time of visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 21, at the Prust-Hosch Funeral Home in West Union. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 22, at the funeral home with Pastor Art Orndorff officiating the service. Burial will follow in the Medsker Cemetery.

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



Wanda B. Babb

Wanda B. Babb, 76, formerly of Harrisburg and Robinson, died 6:20 p.m. Thursday, July 16, 2015, at Landmark of DeSoto in Horn Lake, Miss.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, July 25, at Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home in Herrin with Rev. Bill Wiggs officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Herrin City Cemetery in Herrin.



Albert V. "A.V." Smith

Mr. Albert V. "A.V." Smith, age 96, Kansas City, Mo., formerly of Robinson, Ill., died Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 7:19 p.m. at North Kansas City Hospital, N. Kansas City, Mo., following a very brief illness.

Graveside Funeral Service will be Saturday, July 24, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. at the Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Ill. There will be one hour of visitation, from 9:30 a.m. until time of service at 10:30 a.m., at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill.

Memorial donations may be made to the Albert V. Smith Memorial Fund, Platte Woods United Methodist Church, 7310 N. West Prairie View Road, Platte Woods, MO 64151.



Garrett Lingafelter

Garrett Lee Lingafelter, 27, Wheeler, died at 2:21 a.m. Sunday, July 19, 2015, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, following an ATV accident.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, July 24, at the Meyer Funeral Home in Dieterich, with Cord Bear officiating. Burial will be in the Bailey Cemetery near Latona. Visitation will be held 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 23, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the family.



Jeannine Stewart

Jeannine Stewart, 78, of Melbourne, Fla., passed away on Friday July 17, 2015 at her home.

A Celebration of Jeannine's Life Service will be held Saturday July 25, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at the Pulliam Funeral Home 302 East Main Street Oblong, Ill. A time of visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Prior Grove Cemetery near Hardinville, Ill.

Memories and condolences to the family may be sent to oblongfuneralhome.com



Carolyn Miller

Ms. Carolyn "Sue" Miller, age 63, of Robinson, IL, died Monday July 20, 2015 at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, IN of complications following back surgery.

Funeral service will be Friday, July 24, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill. with Bro. Tim Watson officiating. Visitation will be Friday from 11:00 a.m. until time of service at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Palestine Cemetery, Palestine, Ill.

Memorial donations may be made to the Crawford County Humane Society, 911 E. Wilkin Street, Robinson, Ill., with envelopes available at the funeral home.



Donna Thomas

Donna Marie Thomas, 67, Robinson, died at 9:51 p.m. EST Monday, July 20, 2015, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Ind.

It was her wishes to be cremated. No public services will be held. Memorials may be made to the Robinson Food Pantry and can be dropped off at the funeral home or mailed to Goodwine Funeral Home, 303 E. Main St., Robinson, IL. Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson is in charge of the arrangements.



Donna Keeler

Donna L. Keeler, 74, of Flat Rock, Il, died at 5:10 a.m. on Friday, July 24, 2015, in the comfort of her home.

A time of visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 26, at the South Church in Flat Rock. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, July 27, at the South Union Church, with Pastor Ron Price officiating the service. Burial will follow in the Tohill Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Good Samaritan Hospice, 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.



Emilia Pierce

Emilia "Mili" Brenley Grayce Pierce, infant daughter of Michael and Kayla (Adams) died Saturday, July 18, 2015, at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham.

Celebration of life will be Saturday, July 25, 10 a.m. at North Shore Assembly of God with Pastor Jason Mauck officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery, Hastings, Neb. Visitation will be Friday, July 24, 2015; 7 to 9 p.m. with the family present and one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family. Local arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton.


Monday, July 20, 2015

WEEK OF 7-13-15
Harold Dunlap

Harold L. Dunlap, 63, of rural Robinson, died at 5:33 a.m. on Friday, July 10, 2015, in the comfort of his home following a year-long battle with lung cancer.

Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 15, at the Jones Cemetery in rural Flat Rock, with Celebrant Curt Goodwine officiating. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson is in charge of graveside services. Following the graveside, the family will host a gathering of friends and family at the South Union Community Building.



Patricia Salee

Mrs. Patricia L. "Patti" Salee, age 59, of Robinson, Ill., died Sunday July 12, 2015, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, Ill., after a brief illness.

Funeral service will be Thursday July 16, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill. Visitation will be Wednesday, July 15, 2015, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill., and from 8:00 a.m. until time of services on Thursday. Burial will be in the Kirk Chapel Cemetery, Robinson, Ill.

Memorial donations may be made to Carle Auxiliary Guest House, 602 W. Church Street, Urbana, IL 61801.



Esther Smith

Mrs. Esther Virginia Parker Smith, age 90, of Robinson, Ill., died Monday July 13, 2015, at Heritage Health Therapy and Senior Care Center, (Cotillion Ridge Nursing Home), Robinson, Ill., following several years of declining health.

Funeral service will be Wednesday, July 15, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill. with Rev. Jay Regennitter officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday, July 15, 2015, from 12:00 Noon until time of service at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Ill..

Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation or to the American Cancer Society with envelopes available at the funeral home.



David Allison

David J. Allison, 63, died on June 29, 2015, in Denver, Co.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 18, at the Jones Cemetery in rural Flat Rock, with Celebrant Curt Goodwine to officiate the service. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Flat Rock is in charge of arrangements.



Donna Dugan

Donna Dugan, 79, of Palestine, Ill., died at 10:18 p.m. on Tuesday, July 14, 2015, at Heritage Health in Robinson, Ill.

A time of visitation will be held from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 19, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine. A memorial service will follow the visitation and will be held at 4:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Sarah Carpenter to officiate the service.

Memorials may be made to either the Palestine Lions Club or to the Alzheimer's Association, with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

WEEK OF 7-6-15
Jane Bryan

Jane Ann Bryan, 55, of Terre Haute, Ind., formerly of Palestine, Ill., died at 5:20 a.m. on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at the Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, Ind.

A time of visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, July 6, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday July 7, at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Palestine Cemetery.

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



Mila Walton

Ms. Mila K. Walton, age 58, Robinson, Ill., died Friday July 3, 2015, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes, Ind.

Cremation with memorial services to be held Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill., with Bro. Vince Laino officiating. Interment of cremated remains will follow memorial services in Palestine City Cemetery, Palestine, Ill. There will be one hour of visitation and sharing of memories from 4:00 p.m. until time of services at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 8, at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill..

The family suggests memorial contributions to Good Samaritan Hospice in Vincennes, Ind., with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Memories of Mila K. and condolences to the family may be left at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Leslie Carter

Leslie "Les" Carter, 73, of rural Flat Rock died at 11:09 a.m. on Saturday, July 4, 2015, in the comfort of his home.

A time of visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 7, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Masonic rites will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday evening at the funeral home.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 8, at the funeral home with Ron Price officiating the service. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery, rural Palestine along with military rites.

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



Gilbert Crow

Gilbert Dale Crow, 90, of Jefferson City, Tenn., passed away Friday, July 3, 2015, in the Jefferson City Health and Rehabilitation Centers surrounded by his family after a lengthy battle with cancer.

Per his request, Mr. Crow was cremated and a family service will be held at a later date at the Newlin Cemetery in Robinson, Ill. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, Shriner's Crippled Children's Fund or the charity of the donor's choice.

Arrangements by Farrar Funeral Home, Dandridge, Tenn., www.farrarfuneralhome.com.



Louis Reifsteck

Louis Stephen Reifsteck, 58, of Robinson, died Sunday Feb. 15, 2015, at his residence in Robinson of a homicide.

There will be a graveside committal service on Wednesday, July 8, at 2 p.m. at the Hutsonville Cemetery, Hutsonville.

Pulliam Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.



Anita Rich

Anita Fern Rich, 81, of Robinson, Ill., died at 6:10 a.m. on Sunday, July 5, 2015, at Heritage Health in Robinson, Ill.

Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 9, at the Tohill Cemetery with Celebrant Curt Goodwine officiating the service. 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.



Mildred Warfel

Mildred M. Warfel, age 82, of Greenup, Illinois, and formerly of Hidalgo, Illinois, passed away at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, July 5, 2015, at her home in Greenup, Illinois.

Funeral services celebrating Mildred's life will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 10, 2015, at the Meyer Funeral Home (formerly Bishop Funeral Home) in Greenup, Illinois, with Raymond E. Warfel Jr. and Michael Perry officiating. Burial will be in the Greenup Cemetery in Greenup, Illinois. Visitation will be held 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, July 9, 2015, at the funeral home.

In loving memory of Mildred, memorials may be made to the Riley's Children Hospital - Cancer Center or Lincolnland Hospice. The obituary can be viewed and condolences left at www.meyerfh.com.


Monday, July 06, 2015

WEEK OF 6-29-15
John Weger

John Edward Weger, 92, of Flat Rock, Ill., died at 9:24 a.m. on Friday, June 26, 2015, at Riva Ridge Memory Care in Leander, Texas.

A time of visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 1, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Flat Rock. Masonic rites will follow the visitation and will start at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 2, at the funeral home with Celebrant Curt Goodwine officiating the service. Burial will follow at the Good Hope Cemetery, along with military rites.

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



Billy Atto

Retired Air Force Maj. Billy J. Atto, 85, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2015, at his home in Grapevine, Texas, after a brief illness.

Private Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday by Father Dennis Atto, with private interment Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.

Memorials: May be made to National Right to Life.



William Snyder

William Lee Snyder, 72, of Palestine, Ill., died at 9:17 a.m. on Monday, June 29, 2015, in the comfort of his home.

A time of visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 2, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, July 3, at the funeral home with Pastor Dennis Steckley to officiate the service. Burial will follow in the Palestine Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Crossroads of America Council of Boy Scouts of America, with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Geraldine Phillips

Geraldine R. "Gerry" Phillips, 90, Bridgeport, died at her home on Sunday, June 28, 2015.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 2, at the Cunningham Funeral Home in Bridgeport. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until service time at 1 p.m. Burial will take place in Waggoner Cemetery north of Chauncey.

Memorial contributions can be made to Good Samaritan Hospice or Chauncey Community Club directly or through the funeral home.



Mildred Rosborough

Mildred "Midge" Delores Rosborough, 82, of rural Sumner, Illinois, passed away Sunday, June 28, 2015, at her residence.

Funeral services will be Thursday at 5:00 p.m. at the Sivert-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Sumner, Ill. Visitation will be Thursday from 3:00 p.m. until the service hour of 5:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

As per Midge's request, her body will be cremated following the services. Memorials may be made to the Sumner United Methodist Church.



John Koehler

John Bradley "Tattoo" Koehler, 59, of Olney, died at 12:40 p.m. on Thursday, June 25, 2015, in the comfort of his home from complication of cancer.

A time of visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, July 3, at the Masonic Lodge 216 in Newton. Masonic rites will follow the visitation and will start at 8 p.m. on Friday.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 4, at the Masonic Lodge 216 in Newton, with Rev. Dale Akers officiating the service. A motorcycle motorcade will take Brad to his final resting place in the Kaskaskia Cemetery, rural St. Elmo, where military rites are to be held. All are encouraged to ride along and wear biker attire.

His family has requested that, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children. The Newton Masonic Lodge will be collecting donations during the visitation and funeral. Donations may also be mailed to Steve Kibler at P.O. Box 12, Dieterich, IL 62424, in memory of Brad "Tattoo" Koehler.

The Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson is in charge of arrangements.



Barbara Pleasant

Barbara R. Pleasant, 75, of Robinson, Ill., died at 8:20 a.m. on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at Carle Hospital in Urbana, Ill.

A time of visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 2nd at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, July 3, at the funeral home with Anita Livengood to officiate the service. Burial will follow at the Willow Creek Cumberland Presbyterian Cemetery, rural Martinsville, Ill.

Memorials may be made to the Operation Christmas Child Fund, with checks made payable to Robinwood Assembly of God. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Donald Cox

Donald Eugene Cox, age 69, of Willow Hill, Illinois passed away at 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at Newton Rest Haven in Newton, Illinois.

Funeral services celebrating Don's life will be held at 3:00 p.m. Friday, July 3, 2015, at the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton, Illinois. Burial will be in the Mound Cemetery in rural Willow Hill, Illinois with full military rites by the Jasper Post 20 American Legion. Visitation will be held 2 hours before the service.

In loving memory of Don, memorials may be made to the Jasper County Cancer Fund P.O. Box 333 Newton, Illinois 62448. The obituary can be viewed and condolences left at www.meyerfh.com.



Joe Reed

Kenneth Joe Reed, age 65, of Olney, formerly of Ft. Branch, Ind., died from complications due to lung cancer on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at Roudebush VA Hospital in Indianapolis, Ind. At the time of death, he was surrounded by his wife, children, and grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m., Monday, July 6, 2015, at Summers-Kistler Funeral Home in Olney, with Pastor Mark Krell officiating. Burial will follow in the Maple Dale Cemetery with military rites at the graveside.

Visitation will be two hours before the time of service a the funeral home. Memorials can be made to the Indianapolis VA Medical Center. Summers-Kistler Funeral Home in Olney is in charge of arrangements Online condolences may be left at www.summers-kistler.com








Monday, June 29, 2015

WEEK OF JUNE 15
Larry Conrad

Mr. Larry W. Conrad, age 73, of Robinson, Ill., died Friday, June 12, 2015, at 7:51 a.m. at his residence in Robinson, following many months of declining health.

Funeral service will be Monday, June 15, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. at the Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill., with Bro. Bill Wilkinson officiating. Visitation will be Monday, June 15, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. until time of service at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Oblong Cemetery, Oblong, IL.

Memorial donations may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

On-line condolences may be left at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Martha Decker

Martha "Marty" Ann Decker, 83, of Robinson, Ill., died on Saturday, June 13, 2015, at the Ridgeview Care Center in Oblong, Ill.

A time of visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 17, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 18, at the funeral home with Pastor Ken Gillaspy officiating the service. Burial will follow at the Oak Grove Cemetery.

Memorials 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.



Harold Clements

Harold "Hal" Lee Clements, 88, a resident of Jasper, Georgia (formerly of Schenectady, New York) passed away peacefully on June 7, 2015, at Wildwood Health and Rehabilitation Center in Talking Rock, Georgia.

A Memorial Service will be officiated by Rev. Ben Laughlin at Fellowship Presbyterian Church on July 18, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. and a Celebration of Life will be held at First Reformed Church in Schenectady, New York on October 3, 2015.

The family would like to thank the generous staff of Wildwood Health and Rehabilitation Center for their care and kindness as well as Journey Hospice for their support during his illness. Donations may be made in memory of Harold Clements to the Wildwood Health and Rehabilitation Center in Talking Rock, Georgia and Fellowship Presbyterian Church in Jasper, Georgia.

Sosebee Funeral Home, Canton, GA is honored to serve the family. Sosebeefuneralhome.com.



Gary Rich

Gary Rich, 61, of Robinson, Ill., died at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 11, 2015, at the Magnolia Center in Robinson.

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

Memorials may be made to the Magnolia Center in Robinson or to Good Samaritan Hospice in Vincennes, with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Leland Lansbery

Leland Alan "Pete" Lansbery went to be with the Lord at 11:50 p.m. Sunday, June 14, 2015, after a brave battle with cancer and the effects of treatment.

A Celebration of Pete's Life Service will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 17, 2015, at Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong, Ill., with Pastor Justin Sweitzer officiating. Burial will follow in the Hazel Dell Cemetery, Hazel Dell, Ill. Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 16, 2015, at the funeral home.

The family requests that an expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to Main Street Flags C/O Oblong Community Service Club. Envelopes will be at or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, Ill.

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



Larry M. Johnson

Mr. Larry M. Johnson, age 61, of Robinson, Ill., died Saturday June 13, 2015 at 3:13 a.m. at his residence of pulmonary problems.

There will be a graveside committal service held Friday June 19, 2015 at 10:00 AM at the Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Ill.

Memorial donations may be made to VFW Transportation fund with envelopes available at the funeral home.



Thomas Jackson

Thomas William "Tom" Jackson, 74, Newton, died at 7:25 a.m. Sunday, June 14, 2015, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield.

Visitation will be held 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, June 19, at the Meyer Funeral Home, Newton, with graveside services to follow in the Wheeler Cemetery, Wheeler, with Nate Hagen officiating. Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Children Research Hospital.



Rebecca Aten

Rebecca Ann Aten, 72, of Ottawa, Ill., formerly of Robinson, Ill., died at 4:01 p.m. on Wednesday, June 10, 2015, in the comfort of her home in Ottawa, Ill.

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, June 22, at the Robinson New Cemetery in Robinson, Ill., with Celebrant Curt Goodwine officiating the service. Memorials may be made to the donor's choice, with envelopes available at the cemetery.

The Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson is in charge of arrangements. For more information, directions to the cemetery, or to share a memory or condolence on Becky's memorial page, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Kimberly Zink

Kimberly Ann Zink, 51, of Robinson, Ill., died at 9:10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 16, 2015, at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Ind., after many bouts with cancer.

A time of visitation will be held from 2:00-5:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 20, at the South Union church in Flat Rock. Funeral services will follow the visitation and will start at 5:00 p.m. at the church, with Ron Price officiating the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the education fund for Lily, Emma, and Clara Zink, c/o First Financial Bank, with envelopes available at Goodwine Funeral Homes. 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.



Marvin Miller

Marvin Wayne Miller, 62, of Tucson, Ariz., formerly of Robinson, Ill., died at 7:31 a.m. on March 31, 2015, in Tucson, Ariz.

A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 20, at the Robinson New Cemetery, with Celebrant Curt Goodwine officiating the service. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson is in charge of arrangements.



Harlen Mitchell

Mr. Harlen Earl Mitchell, age 85, of Toledo, Ohio, died June 12, 2015, at the Carolinas Medical Center, Pineville, N. C. after several months of declining health.

A graveside funeral service will be conducted at 12:00 noon Saturday, June 20, 2015, at the Oblong Cemetery, Oblong, Ill., with a one hour visitation preceding the graveside service at Pulliam Funeral Home in Oblong, Ill. Memorials to the charity of the donor's choice.



Kenneth Thacker

Kenneth Nelson Thacker, age 84, of rural Sumner, Ill., passed away Tuesday, June 16, 2015.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at the Sivert-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Sumner. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Waggoner West Cemetery in Chauncey with military rites.

Memorials may be made to the Chauncey-Landes Church or Hospice of Southeastern Illinois with envelopes available through the funeral home. Condolences may be sent online on our website www.emmonsmaceysteffey.com.



Stephen Bloomer

Stephen L. Bloomer, 65, was born in Robinson, Ill., April 7, 1950, to Victor and Kathryn (Goodwin) Bloomer. He passed away on June 10, 2015, at Northridge Care Center, Baker, La., following several years of declining health.

Private services are planned at a later date.



Onnie Walters

Onnie E. Walters died in the early morning on June 17, 2015, at Heritage Health, Robinson, Illinois.

Private graveside services for family and friends will be held, at a later date, in Hanson, Kentucky. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson is in charge of arrangements



Suzanne Carroll

Suzanne M. Carroll, age 64, Vincennes, Ind., and formerly of Robinson, died at 10 p.m. EST Tuesday, June 16, 2015, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes, Ind.

Twilight funeral services will be Monday, June 22, at 7 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, with Bro. Rick Catt officiating.

Visitation will be Monday, June 22, from 5 p.m. until time of service at the funeral home.

Memorial may be made to the American Diabetes Association or to the Alzheimer's Foundation, with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Monday, June 15, 2015


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