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November 13, 2019


WEEK OF NOVEMBER 11, 2019
Kent McConnell

Kent McConnell, 66, of Hobart, Tasmania - Australia, died on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, in the comfort of his home surrounded by his immediate family.

It was Kent's wish for no funeral and to be cremated. A private family service was conducted in Hobart on Tuesday, November 12.



Larry Macey

Larry Joe Macey, 76, Martinsville, died at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019 at his home.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 15, at St. Mary Catholic Parish Church, 414 S. Sixth St., Marshall, with Father Augustine Koomson officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Marshall, with graveside military rites by Casey VFW and Martinsville American Legion. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Greenwell Funeral Home, 30 N. Washington St., Martinsville.

Memorial donations may be made to Lincolnland Hospice, 1004 Health Center Dr., Mattoon, IL 61938; St. Mary Catholic Parish Church, 414 S. Sixth St., Marshall, IL 62441 or Martinsville Fire Department, 8 S. Union St., Martinsville, IL 62442.



Joy Gaddis

Joy Gaddis, 34, Oblong, died Monday, Nov. 11, 2019 at Crawford Memorial Hospital, Robinson.

Arrangements are pending with the Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong.



Courtney Wheeler-Jayne

Courtney Wheeler-Jayne, Springfield and formerly of Oblong, died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019 at the Memorial Medical Center, Springfield.

Arrangements are pending with the Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong.



Janet Pankonien

Janet M. Pankonien, 66, Palestine, died at 2:20 p.m. (EST) on Nov. 11, 2019 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute, Ind.

Arrangements are pending with the Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine.



Rosa Smith

Rosa M. Smith, 80, Robinson, died at 4:45 p.m. on Nov. 11, 2019, at Cotillion Ridge in Robinson.

Arrangements are pending with the Prust-Hosch Funeral Home in West Union.


Tuesday, November 12, 2019

WEEK OF NOVEMBER 4, 2019
Terry McDaniel

Terry McDaniel, 80, of Palestine, Ill., died on October 31, 2019, in the comfort of his home.

A time of visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 2 at Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, November 3 at the funeral home, with Pastor Tom Akers officiating. Burial will be in the Palestine Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the "Now Program", with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Leonard Meeks

Leonard Allen Meeks, 58, of Robinson, Ill., died on November 1, 2019.

A time of visitation will be held from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 5 at Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Funeral services will follow at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the "Good Samaritan Cancer Pavilion", with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Sara Meyer

Sara Jane Meyer, 80, Dieterich, died at 8:55 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019, at Lakeland Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Effingham.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 5, at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Bishop Creek, (rural Dieterich) with Fr. Frank Folino celebrating mass. Burial will be in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Dieterich. Visitation will be held 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, at the Meyer Funeral Home in Dieterich. Memorials may be made to the Sara Meyer family to be used for a memorial of their choice.



Gerald Goodwin

Gerald Leon Goodwin, 79, died at 3:37 p.m. on Oct. 27, 2019 in Cebu, Philippines.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21 at Bellair Cemetery. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson is in charge of arrangements.



Helen Murphy

Helen Louise Murphy, 90, Robinson, died on November 2, 2019, at Marshall Rehabilitation and Nursing in Marshall.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9 at the Robinson New Cemetery, with Pastor Jerry McDaniel officiating the service. Arrangements are with Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson.



Katherine Smith-Mundhenk

Mrs. Katherine B. "Bernice" Smith Mundhenk, age 94 of Robinson, Ill., passed away Monday, November 4, 2019 at 11:20 p.m. at the Magnolia Center, Crawford Memorial Hospital, Robinson, Ill., following several months of failing health.

Funeral services will be Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill., with Pastor Jeff Monroney officiating. Visitation will be Friday, November 8, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Kirk Cemetery, rural Robinson, Ill.

Memorial donations may be made to the Prior Grove Baptist Church or Meals on Wheels with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Donna Gorrell

Donna Marie Gorrell, 81, Newton, died at 4:10 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, at the Newton Care Center in Newton.

Funeral services celebrating Donna's life will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton, with Brother Larry Matson officiating. Burial will be in the Honey Cemetery in Bogota. Visitation will be held one hour before the service. Memorials may be made to the Shriner's Hospital.



Donald Maulding

Donald "Dyno" Myron Maulding, 74, Casey, died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019 at Charleston Rehab and Health Care Center in Charleston.

A celebration of life will be held from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Casey White Oak Church of God, located 3305 E. 1000th Rd. in Casey.

Arrangements are under the care of Meyer Funeral Home-Bishop Chapel, Greenup.



Robert Lehmann

Robert A. "Bob" Lehmann, 70, of Oblong, Ill., died on November 5, 2019, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Ind.

It was Bob's wish to be cremated without public services. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson is in charge of cremation arrangements. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Dale Ivan Dillier

Dale Ivan Dillier, 90, Greenup, died at 5:36 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, at HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital, Effingham.

Graveside services with full military rites will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, at the Greenup Cemetery, Pastor Roger James officiating. Memorials may be made to the Greenup Township Library. Arrangements are in the care of Meyer Funeral Home - Bishop Chapel, Greenup, . The obituary can be viewed and condolences left at www.meyerfh.com.




Tuesday, November 5, 2019

WEEK OF OCTOBER 28, 2019
Helen Highsmith Burleson

Helen Highsmith Burleson, 97, of Dixon, Ill., died Friday, October 25, 2019, at Pinecrest Memory Terrace in Mt. Morris, Ill.

A time of visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 30, at Goodwine Funeral Homes in Robinson. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 31, at the funeral home, with Pastor J.D. Branson and Harold Locke officiating the service. Burial will be in the Jones Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to "Jones Cemetery", "the First United Methodist Church in Dixon, IL" or "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.



Judith Birchfield

Judith "Judy" Birchfield, 66, West York, died Oct. 27, 2019, in the comfort of her home, after several years of continues health complications.

It was her wish to be cremated without any public services. The Prust-Hosch Funeral Home in West Union is in charge of arrangements.



Dale Carter

Marvin Dale Carter, 68, Rose Hill, and Barefoot, Fla., died at 9:43 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, at his home surrounded by his family and friends.

Services celebrating Dale's life will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, with Virgil Cisney officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Meyer Funeral Home-Bishop Chapel in Greenup. Memorials may be made to St. Jude. Arrangements are under the care of Meyer Funeral Home in Newton.



Dorothy Jean Osborn

Dorothy Jean Osborn, 89, of Robinson, died October 29, 2019, at Crawford Memorial Hospital in Robinson.

A time of visitation will be held from 10 to 12 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 at Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Hutsonville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to "St. Jude's Children's Hospital" or "the First Baptist Church of Hutsonville", with envelopes available at the funeral home.



Virginia Mikeworth

Mrs. Virginia G. "Ginny" Mikeworth, age 83 of Robinson, Ill., passed away Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. at Timber Creek Village Assisted Living, Robinson, Ill., following several months of failing health.

The funeral service will be Monday, November 4, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill., with Celebrant Christopher Dewitt officiating. Visitation will be Monday November 4, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. until time of service at 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment of cremated remains will be in the Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Ill., at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the BPO Elks 1188 Christmas Basket Fund with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Clella Gowin

Clella Lucille Gowin, 85, Newton, died at 7:39 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 4, at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Newton, with Rick Britton officiating. Memorials may be made to the family. Arrangements are under the care of Meyer Funeral Home in Newton.



Fred Sanders

Fred Sanders, 64, of Hutsonville, Ill., passed away Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019 at Greenup, Ill.

Services in honor of his life will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday at Pearce Funeral Home, Greenup, with Pastor Tim Duke officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery, rural Palestine. Visitation will be 11:00 a.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home. Condolences can be left at pearcefuneralservices.com.



Terry McDaniel

Terry McDaniel, 80, Palestine, died October 31, 2019, in the comfort of his home.

A time of visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3 at Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Palestine Cemetery.



Sara Meyer

Sara J. Meyer, 80, Dieterich, died at 8:55 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019, at Lakeland Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Effingham.

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

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

WEEK OF OCTOBER 21, 2019
Nancy Fuller

Mrs. Nancy S. Fuller, age 83 of Palestine, Ill., died at 11:45 p.m. Thursday, October 17, 2019 at Heritage Health Therapy and Senior Care (Cotillion Ridge) in Robinson, Ill., following several months of failing health.

The funeral service will be Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill., with Pastor Judy Williams officiating. Visitation will be Saturday October 26, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. until time of service at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Pleasant View Cemetery, rural Palestine, Ill.

Memorial donations may be made to the Building Fund at Otterbein United Methodist Church, 604 East Pine Street, Robinson, IL with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Dennis Rush Harrison

Dennis Rush Harrison, 72, Palestine, died at 8:45 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his family.

A time of visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 23 at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with Pastor Phillip Bilyeu officiating. Burial will be in the Palestine Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's choice, with envelopes available at the funeral home.



Leroy Schackmann

LeRoy Edward Schackmann, 65, Newton, died at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019, at his home, surrounded by family.

A eulogy celebrating LeRoy's life will be read at 10:15 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, in Newton, Illinois. Mass of Christian Burial will follow with Father Dean Probst, celebrating mass. Burial will be in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Newton. Visitation will be held 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, at the church. Memorials may be given to St. Thomas School or HSHS St. Anthony Hospice. Arrangements are under the care of Meyer Funeral Home in Newton.



Art "Mick" Merrick

Arthur "Mick" Merrick, 86, Robinson, died on October 20, 2019, in the comfort of his home.

Private family services will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to "Shriners Hospitals for Children", with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Richard Adams

Richard Paul Adams, 85, of Robinson, Illinois, died on October 20, 2019, at Ridgeview Care Center in Oblong, Ill.

A time of visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 24 at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, October 25 at the funeral home with Rev. Judy Williams officiating. Burial will be in the Robinson New Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Otterbein United Methodist Church, with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Joy White

Joy Elaine White, 77, Robinson, died on October 20, 2019, at Casey Health Care Center in Casey.

Visitation will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. with burial following in the Palestine Cemetery. Pastor George Meese will be officiating the service. In honor of her love of cats, memorial contributions may be made to the "Crawford County Humane Society", with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

WEEK OF OCTOBER 14, 2019
Wilma Lytle

Wilma Lytle, 89, of Robinson, Ill., died at 9:10 a.m. (EST) on October 11, 2019, at Ascension St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, Ind.

A time of visitation will be held from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 15 at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 16 at the funeral home with Rev. Jerry McDaniel officiating. Burial will be in the Robinson New Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the "Leukemia Foundation" or the "American Diabetes Association", with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Rex McGehee

Rex D. McGehee, 84, Oblong, Ill., died on Friday, October 11, 2019 at Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes, Ind.

Celebration of Rex's Life will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at the Oblong First Christian Church 206 North Range St Oblong, Ill. Burial will follow in the Oblong Cemetery with Military Rites conducted by Oblong American Legion Post 219. Visitation will be Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the church.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers an expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to either the Oblong Food Bank or Oblong First Christian Church. Envelopes will be at the church or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, IL.

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

Pulliam Funeral Home in Oblong is in charge of arrangement.



Lorena Weger White

Lorena "Renie" Adair Weger White, 86, of Robinson, Illinois, died at 11:51 p.m. on Thursday, October 10, 2019, at Willowbrook Memory Support Residence in Effingham, Ill.

A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 15, at the Robinson New Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the "Alzhiemers Association" or the "Lorena A. Weger White and J. Donald White Foundation". For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Charlotte Bennett

Charlotte Louise (Smith) Bennett, 97, of Oblong passed away on Monday, October 7, 2019 at Helia Health Care in Olney, Ill.

Celebration of Charlotte's Life will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at Cornerstone Wesleyan Church, Oblong, Ill. Burial will be in Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens next to her husband Silas A. Bennett in Schereville, Ind. There will be No Visitation. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that an expression of sympathy take the form of a contribution to ALS Association-Greater Chicago Chapter. Envelopes will be available 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.



Florence "Flo" Henderson

Florence "Flo" Henderson, 88, of Robinson, died Sept. 15, 2019, in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her family.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18 at the Kirk Cemetery, rural Robinson. Following the graveside, the family invites everyone to gather back at the old Flo's Restaurant, now known as "TJs", to continue celebrating what she has meant to us over dinner. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson is in charge of arrangements.

The family has asked that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the "Palestine Public Library", or to the donor's choice, with envelopes available at the funeral home and cemetery.



Maurice Wernz

Maurice Albert Wernz, 96, West Union, died at 11:27 a.m. Oct. 17, 2019, at Marshall Rehabilitation and Nursing in Marshall.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21 at the Prust-Hosch Funeral Home in West Union. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 22 at the funeral home with Steve Dolson officiating. Burial will be in the Ohio Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the "West Union First Baptist Church", with envelopes available at the funeral home.



Nancy Fuller

Nancy S. Fuller, 83, Palestine, died at 11:25 p.m. Thursday Oct. 17, 20019 at Heritage Healthcare (Cotillion Ridge) in Robinson, following several months of failing health.

Funeral arrangements are pending with Pulliam Funeral Home in Robinson.



Dennis Rush Harrison

Dennis Rush Harrison, 72, Palestine, died at 8:45 p.m. Thursday, October 17, 2019, in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his family.

Arrangements are pending with the Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine.




Monday, October 14, 2019

WEEK OF OCTOBER 7, 2019
Delbert Kirk

Delbert Lynn Kirk, 58, of Duncanville, Ill., died September 20, 2019 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

A Memorial Celebration of Life service to be held Friday, October 11 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Crawford County Forest Preserve Cabin, Stoy. The family asks in lieu of flowers to please make a donation to the either the local food pantry or ERBA homeless assistance program.



Iris May Johnson

Iris May (Meyer) Johnson, 85, Wheeler, died at 8:12 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at her home.

Funeral services celebrating the life of Iris, will held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, at the Meyer Funeral Home in Dieterich, with Diane Ogdon officiating. Burial will be in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Dieterich. Visitation will be held 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Dieterich School System Art Department.



Denise Hoalt

Denise Hoalt, 46, of Robinson, Ill., died unexpectedly on October 6, 2019, at Crawford Memorial Hospital in Robinson.

A time of visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 9 at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, October 10 at the funeral home with Pastor Tim Watson officiating. Burial will be in the Prairie Cemetery, rural Oblong. Memorial contributions may be made to "Arbor Rose of Robinson", with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Kent Farley

Kent Leroy Farley, 77, Newton, died at 3:04 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, at his home.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at the First Baptist Church in Newton, with Rev. Steve Willis officiating. Burial will be in the Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Newton. Visitation will be held 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at the church. Memorials may be made to the Kent L. Farley Memorial Scholarship. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton.



Charlotte Bennett

Charlotte Bennett, 97, Oblong, died Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, at Helia Health Care, Olney.

Arrangements are pending with Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong.



Gary Williamson

Gary Williamson, 67, died on October 6, 2019 at the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor, Mich.

A time of visitation will be held from 10:00-11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 12 at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine. Funeral services will immediately follow and will be held at 11:00 on Saturday with Pastor Karen Russell officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the "First Christian Church of Vienna", with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.




Monday, October 14, 2019

WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 30, 2019
William Lee Simons

William Lee Simons, 63, died Friday, Sept. 27, 2019.

Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 2, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson, with funeral services immediately following at 11 a.m. Celebrant Curt Goodwine will officiate, and there will be an opportunity for friends and family to share thoughts and memories of Bill during the service. He will be buried a family plot in Robinson New Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to either the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation or to the Oak Ridge United Methodist Church, with envelopes available at the funeral home.



Virginia E. Hall

Virginia E. Hall, 94, Robinson, died at 9:15 a.m. Friday, Sept. 27, 2019 at Harbour Manor Senior Living Facility in Noblesville, Ind.

Funeral arrangements are pending with Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson.



Delbert Kirk



Delbert Lynn Kirk, 58, Cincinnati, Ohio, formerly of Duncanville, died Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 in a car accident.

Arrangements are pending.



Adeline Flowers

Adeline Flowers, 90, Dieterich, died at 10:29 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at Effingham Health and Rehabilitation Center in Effingham.

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



Velda Dudley

Velda Marie Dudley, age 100, passed away on September 23, 2019.

Memorial donations may be made to Wish of a Lifetime, 110 16th Street, Suite 406, Denver, CO 80202. Please note in the check memo: "Velda Dudley Honorarium". Or donate online at: https://app.etapestry.com/onlineforms/JeremyBloomWishofaLifetim/GrandmaVelda.html

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.

Monday, September 30, 2019

WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 23, 2019
Deborah K. Wilson

Deborah Kay "Debi" Wilson, 65, of Oblong, Ill., passed away on Monday, September 16, 2019 at Ridgeview Care Center in Oblong, Ill.

Celebration of Debi's Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 28, 2019, at Pulliam Funeral Home Oblong, Ill. Visitation will be from 12:00 noon until service time. Burial will follow in Mound Cemetery. The family requests that in lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the First Baptist Church of Oblong and can 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.



Shirley Muston

Mrs. Shirley Ann Muston, age 75 of Olney, Ill., formerly of Robinson, Ill., passed away Friday, September 20, 2019 at 12:00 noon at Lavender Ridge Memory Care in Effingham, Ill., following several long and agonizing weeks and months for her family.

Funeral services will be Friday, September 27, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill., with Pastor Tom Buchanan and Bro. C. J. Muston officiating. Visitation will be Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home in Robinson. Burial will follow funeral services in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Palestine, Ill.

Memorial donations may be made to The Shirley & Richard Muston Memorial Scholarship Fund % First Robinson Savings Bank with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Norma Anderson

Norma Ruth Anderson, 89, of Kingman, Ind., and formerly of Hammon, Ind., passed away Thursday morning September 19, 2019 at her granddaughter's home (Lisa Mendoza) in Crown Point, Ind.

Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. (EDT) Sunday, September 22, 2019, at Dickerson Funeral Home 303 N. Main St Veedersburg, IN 47987 with Pastor Gary Johnson officiating. Visitation will begin at 12:00 p.m. (EDT) Sunday and continue until the time of service. Burial will be at Kingman Fraternal Cemetery. Online condolences at www.dickersonfuneralhome.com



Robert "Bob" Cummins

Robert Welton "Bob" Cummins, 94, Newton, died at 3:15 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, at HSHS St Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, at the Meyer Funeral Home, Newton. Burial will be in the Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Newton, with full military rites by the Jasper Post 20 American Legion. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church in Newton.



Richard Winterowd

Richard Doyle "Dick" Winterrowd age 85, of Effingham formerly of Newton, passed away Friday, September 20, 2019 at Lakeland Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, Effingham.

Funeral services for Richard will be held at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at the Crain Funeral Home, Newton with Pastor Tom Matson officiating. Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until time of service in the funeral home. Burial will be in the West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery with military rites by Jasper Post No. 20 of the American Legion. Memorial gifts in honor of Richard may be made to the New Beginnings Church.



Diana Wisdom

Diana Lynn (Midget) Wisdom, 52, Evansville, Ind., died on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019 at the Linda E. White Hospice House, Evansville, Ind., from a short battle with cancer.

Celebration of life service was held Sunday, Sept. 22 at the Oblong Community Center. Memorials can be made to your favorite charity or Diana Wisdom Fund care of Ziemer Funeral Home, 800 S. Hebron Ave., Evansville, IN 44714.



Lorraine Lorance

Lorraine D. Lorance, 97, Oblong, Ill., went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, September 22, 2019. She was residing at Ridgeview Care Center in Oblong Ill.

A Celebration of Lorraine's Life will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong, Ill. Burial will follow in Oblong Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until time of Celebration. The family requests that in lieu of flowers an expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Oblong American Legion Post 219 Auxiliary or Prior Grove Baptist Church. 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 oblongfuneralhome.com



Johnie Cowman

Johnie Edward Cowman, 75, Olney and formerly of Newton, died at 2:19 a.m. Monday, September 23, 2019, Carle Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney.

Visitation will be held 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at the Free Methodist Church in Newton, with funeral services celebrating Johnie's life to follow with Reverend Don Nichols and Pastor Roy Abbott officiating. Burial will be in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in rural Claremont. Memorials may be made to the Newton Free Methodist Church. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton.



Adeline Flowers

Adeline Flowers, 90, Dieterich, died at 10:29 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at Effingham Health and Rehabilitation Center in Effingham.

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



Lynnzay Wallace

Lynnzay Edward Wallace, 77, Marshall, died at 11:23 p.m. (EST) Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute, Ind., after a courageous battle with Mesothelioma cancer.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29 at the Prust-Hosch Funeral Home in West Union. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 30 at the funeral home with burial following in the Marshall Cemetery, where military honors will be conducted by the Marshall VFW Post 5975. Following the graveside, family and friends are invited to continue celebrating Lynnzay's life at the Marshall VFW, (112 N 5th St).

Memorial Contributions may be made to "MARF" (Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation) or to the "Marshall VFW", with envelopes available at the funeral home.



Judy Kay Gullett

Judy Kay Gullett, 71, of Robinson, Ill., died September 23, 2019, in the comfort of her home surrounded by her family.

A time of visitation will be held from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, September 27 at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 28 at the funeral home with Reverend Tom Akers officiating. During the service, friends and family will have the opportunity to help celebrate her life by sharing their favorite memories of Judy. Burial will be in the Robinson New Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to "Dogwood Prairie United Methodist Church", with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Velda Dudley

Velda (Parker) Dudley, 100, Fairfield, Ohio formerly of Robinson, died Monday, Sept. 23, 2019 in Fairfield, Ohio.

Visitation will be Friday, Sept. 27, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. until the time of service at 6:00 p.m. at the Fairfield Church of Christ, 745 Symmes Rd. Fairfield, OH 45014, with Brian Schrieiber officiating.

Graveside services will be held on Sunday, Sept. 29, at 3 p.m. at Robinson New Cemetery, with Alan Weber officiating. Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, in charge of local arrangements.

Memorial donations may be made to the First Baptist Church, 301 South Jefferson Street, Robinson, or the Charity of the Donor's Choice, with envelopes available at the funeral home and at the graveside service.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Delbert Kirk

Delbert Lynn Kirk, 58, Cincinnati, Ohio, formerly of Duncanville, died Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 in a car accident.

Arrangements are pending.



Adeline Flowers

Adeline Flowers, 90, Dieterich, died at 10:29 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at Effingham Health and Rehabilitation Center in Effingham.

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



Dr. Richard L. Sanders Ed.D.

Dr. Richard L. Sanders Ed.D., 82, River Falls, Wis., died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019 of congestive heart failure.

A private family service will take place at a later date. Bakken-Young Funeral Home, River Falls, Wis.

Memorial donations can be made through the following website foundation4schoolmusic.org or sent to: Wisconsin Foundation for School Music 1005 Quinn Drive Waunakee, WI 53597.



Wallace Walden

Wallace Warren Walden, 98, Greenup, died at 2:54 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, at HSHS St Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham.

Visitation will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, at the Meyer Funeral Home - Bishop Chapel in Greenup. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. with Pastor Roger James officiating. Burial will be in the Mt Zion (Block) Cemetery south east of Greenup. In loving memory of Wallace, memorials may be made to the Mt. Zion (Block) Church or the Cumberland Rehab Auxiliary.

Thursday, September 26, 2019

WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 16, 2019
Florence "Flo" Henderson

Florence "Flo" Henderson, 88, of Robinson, Ill., died September 15, 2019, in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her family.

Graveside services will be held at a later date at the Kirk Cemetery, rural Robinson, Ill. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson is in charge of arrangements. The family has asked that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the "Palestine Public Library", or to the donor's choice, with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Nina Fenton

Nina May (Piersall) Fenton of Crawfordsville, Indiana, formerly of Robinson, Illinois, passed away Saturday morning at the Ben Hur Home. She was 92.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18 at Burkhart Funeral Home, 201 W. Wabash Ave. Services will begin at 2 p.m., led by her nephew, Pastor Ray Piersall. Burial will follow at Mace Cemetery.

Donations in memory of Nina Fenton may be made to assist the family through Burkhart Funeral Home, 201 W. Wabash Avenue, Crawfordsville, IN 47933. Online condolences may be made at www.BurkhartFH.com.



James Stanley

James Patrick "Pat" Stanley, 71, Newton, die at 1:11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, at his home.

Visitation will be held 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, at Scott Avenue Christian Church in Newton, with a celebration of life service to follow, with Kevin Colclasure, Dan Evans and Randy Lane officiating. Private burial will be in the Honey Cemetery in Bogota. Memorials may be made to the Jasper County Cancer Fund PO Box 333 Newton, IL 62448. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton.



Joyce Phillips

Joyce (Lewis) Phillips, 80, Oblong, formerly of Robinson, died on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019 at Ridgeview Care Center in Oblong.

It was Joyce's wish to be cremated and have no services. Interment of cremated remains will be in Prairie Cemetery. The family request, that in lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Joyce (Lewis) Phillips memorial fund in C/O Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, IL 62449.

Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong is in charge of arrangements.



Stephen Simpson

Stephen Kent Simpson, 66, Robinson, died on Sept. 14, 2019, in the comfort of his home after a year of failing health.

It was Steve's wish to be cremated without any public services. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson is in charge of cremation arrangements.



Doris Jean Wesley

Doris Jean Wesley, 96, Flat Rock, died on Sept. 14, 2019, at Ridgeview Care Center in Oblong.

Visitation will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 19 at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Flat Rock. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with her niece, Nita Preston officiating the service. Burial will be in the Jones Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, with envelopes available at the funeral home.



Patricia Rose Kasinger

Patricia Rose Kasinger, 81, of Palestine, Ill., died Sunday, September 15, 2019, at Cotillion Ridge in Robinson, Ill.

A time of visitation will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 20 at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine. A graveside service will follow and will be held at the Palestine Cemetery. Celebrant Curt Goodwine will officiate. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Joleen Spires

Joleen Spires, 81, of Marshall, Ill., passed away 12 noon Monday, Sept. 17, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family.

Services in honor of her life will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday at the First Christian Church with Pastors Gary Pruiett and Jeff Loper officiating. Burial will be in the Clarksville Cemetery. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the church. For those desiring memorial contributions may be made to Breast Cancer Research. Online condolences are being accepted at pearcefuner4alservices.com.



Philip Ogalsbee

Philip E. Ogalsbee Sr. died Sept. 17, 2019, at Casey Health Center.

There will be no services. He will be laid to rest at a private ceremony in Plad, Mo., at a later date. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine is in charge of local arrangements. In lieu of flowers, please feel free to donate to the "Alzheimer's Association" in his memory. Memorial envelopes will be available at the funeral home.



Sherrie Malicoat

Sherrie Malicoat, 66, of Robinson, Ill., died September 13, 2019, at the Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix, Ariz.

A time of visitation will be held from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 21, at the Highland Church of Christ in Robinson. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 22 at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Burial will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the "Mayo Clinic", for research of Merkel Cell Cancer in a fund that is being set up in Sherrie's name. Envelopes will be available at both the church and funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Thomas Cody

Thomas Arthur Cody, 20, of Mattoon, Illinois, formerly of Minneapolis, Minn., passed away Sunday afternoon, September 15, 2019 in his home.

Services will be held at the Christian Church, 200 S. Walnut, West Union, Ill., on Sunday, September 22, 2019. Visitation will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., followed by a memorial service. In lieu of flowers or memorials, financial donations can be made out to Schilling Funeral Home, 1301 Charleston Ave, Mattoon, IL 61938, to defray memorial service costs.



Deborah Wilson

Deborah Kay "Debi" Wilson, 65, Oblong, died at 1:59 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, 2019 at Ridgeview Care Center, Oblong.

Arrangements are pending with Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong.



Donna Cozart

Donna Marie Harker Cozart, age 81, of Vincennes, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 17, 2019.

Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until the at 2:00 p.m. at Gardner Brockman Funeral Home, 505 Main Street with Rev. Jason Walsh and Rev. Andrea Clegg officiating. Burial will follow in the Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed to Thursday Church.



David Jones

David Earl Jones, age 79, of Oblong, Illinois, passed away Thursday morning, September 19, 2019, at his home.

A funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, September 24, 2019, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora with Mike Irvin officiating. Interment will follow in Kneff Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 until 8 p.m. Monday evening at the funeral home. To share a memory or condolence visit www.frankandbright.com.


Tuesday, September 17, 2019

WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 9, 2019
Betty Gish

Betty June Gish, 70, of Oblong, Ill., passed away on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at Crawford Memorial Hospital in Robinson, Ill.

Celebration of Betty's Life will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday September 13, 2019, at Pulliam Funeral Home in Oblong, Ill. Burial will follow in Oblong Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 12, 2019, at Pulliam Funeral Home in Oblong, Ill. The family request that in lieu of flowers, an expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Crawford County Humane Society with envelopes 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 is in charge of arrangements.



Ray Newman

Ray William Newman, Jr., 69, of Palestine, Ill., died at 1:38 p.m. (EST) on Saturday, September 7, 2019, at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Ind.

A time of visitation will be held from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Friday, September 13 at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine. Masonic funeral rites will be rendered by the Palestine Masonic Lodge 849 at 6:00 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home with a celebration of Ray's life to immediately follow. Celebrant Curt Goodwine will officiate. Fittingly, there will be an opportunity for family and friends to tell stories of times spent alongside the master storyteller himself. Memorial contributions may be made to his memorial fund, with checks made payable to "Goodwine Funeral Homes". Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Bob Bowen, Sr

Bob Bowen, Sr., 88, of Flat Rock, Ill., died September 10, 2019, at the Magnolia Center in Robinson, Ill.

A time of visitation will be held from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 13 at the Flat Rock First Missionary Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday at the church with Pastor J.D. Branson officiating. Burial will be in the Jones Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the "Parkinson's Foundation", with the goal of making life better for people with Parkinson's disease by improving care and advancing research toward a cure. Memorial envelopes will be available at the church. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Flat Rock is in charge of the arrangements. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.

Monday, September 9, 2019


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