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October 21, 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

WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 2, 2019
Marge Fancil

Marge Fancil, 92, Robinson, died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, in the comfort of her home.

A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6 at the Hardinville Cemetery, with Pastor Avery Higginbotham officiating. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the "Crawford County Spay & Neuter Foundation" or to the "Ark of the Covenant Soup Kitchen", with envelopes available at the funeral home and cemetery.



Shirley Glickauf

Shirley (Harden) Glickauf, 93, Robinson, died on Aug. 29, 2019, at Cotillion Ridge in Robinson.

As per Shirley's wishes, there will be no public service, and her cremated remains will be buried in the White Chapel Cemetery in Salem, Ky. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson is in charge of arrangements.



Donald Brenton

Donald Brenton, 84, formerly of Palestine, died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, in Anna, Ill.

Arrangements are pending with the Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine.



James "Jimmy" Fellows

James "Jimmy" Fellows, 51, Pana, formerly of Robinson, died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, in Pana.

Arrangements are pending with the Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine.



Norma Miller

Norma (Finkbiner) Miller, 97, of Paris, Ill., formerly of Hutsonville, Ill., died on August 29, 2019, at Paris Healthcare Center in Paris.

A graveside service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 7, at the Zion Cemetery, rural Marshall, Ill., with her nephew, Doug Finkbiner officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to "Paris Health Care Center,": or to the charity of your choice, with envelopes available at the cemetery. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine, IL is in charge of arrangements. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Jeffrey Price

Jeffrey Paul Price, 63, Newton, died at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, at his son's home in rural Oblong.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 6, at the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton, with Kevin Colclasure officiating. Burial will be in the St. Valentine's Cemetery in the Bend, rural Jasper County. Visitation will be held one hour before the service. Memorials may be made to the family.

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

WEEK OF AUGUST 26, 2019
Judith Moore

Judith "Judy" Moore, 68, of Oblong, Ill., formerly of Lawrenceville, Ill., passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2019 at Timber Creek Village in Robinson, Ill.

It was Judy's wish to be cremated. A casual graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 1, 2019 at the Oblong Cemetery with Bro. Dave Earlewine officiating. The family requests, that in lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Kid's Shopping Day (KSD of Lawrence County) or Oblong Children's Christian Home, and 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.



Patricia Krone

Patricia Krone, 78, formerly Dieterich, died at 1:25 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, at Carmi Manor Rehabilitation and Nursing in Carmi.

Graveside services will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, at the Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Dieterich. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home, Dieterich.



Rex Bolin

Rex. E. Bolin, 81, of Oblong, Ill., passed away on Saturday, August 24, 2019, at Crawford Memorial Hospital in Robinson, Ill.

Celebration of Rex's Life will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 29, 2019, at Pulliam Funeral Home in Oblong, Ill. There will be no burial. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until service time at the funeral home. The family requests that in lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Oblong Fire Department for Equipment. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, IL 62449.

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

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



Charles Hoke Jr.

Charles Leroy Hoke Jr., 76 of Lawrenceville, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, August 25, 2019, at Aperion Health Care in Bridgeport.

His life here and his wonderful journey to see his beloved Jesus Christ will be celebrated at Glasser Funeral Home on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, with visitation starting at 5:00 p.m. until the time of service at 7:00 p.m. with Pastor Sechrest officiating with Masonic Rites.

His wishes were to be cremated with burial at a later date.

On-line condolences may be sent to www.glasserfh.com.

Glasser Funeral Home is trusted with the arrangements.



Freda Drummond

Freda Breneman Drummond, 66, Marshall, died on Aug. 24, 2019, in her home surrounded by her family and loved ones after a long battle with cancer.

A time of visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, at New Rivers Church, 305 Archer Ave. Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday following the visitation, with Pastor Joey Harryman officiating. The Prust-Hosch Funeral Home in West Union is in charge of arrangements.



Loren Richards

Loren Wayne Richards, 84, Robinson, died at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019, at Cotillion Ridge in Robinson.

A time of visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 3, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, with Celebrant Curt Goodwine officiating. Friends and family will have the opportunity to take part by sharing memories of Loren during the service. Burial will be in the Robinson New Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the "Parkinson's Foundation", with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Rhonda Morris

Rhonda Michelle Morris, 37, Lawrenceville, died Monday, Aug. 26, 2019 surrounded by her family at her mother's home in Bridgeport after battling heart failure.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, at the Cunningham-Young Funeral Home in Lawrenceville. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until service time at 1 p.m. Burial will take place in Lawrenceville City Cemetery.



Jerry Nelson Poettker

Jerry Nelson Poettker, the two-month-old baby boy of Colt Poettker and Krystal (Wilson) Poettker, died on August 26, 2019.

A time of visitation will be held from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 4 at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. A memorial service will be held at 6:00 p.m. with Bro. Randy Nave officiating. Memorials may be made to the "Poettker Benefit Fund", with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Donations will also be accepted at the CMH Rural Health Clinic-Suite 200 and at the First Robinson Savings Bank. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Charles Baud

Mr. Charles Albert "Charlie" Baud, age 88 of Robinson, Ill., died Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 7:20 p.m. at the Magnolia Center of Crawford Memorial Hospital, Robinson, Ill., following several days of failing health.

There will be a graveside service held Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at the Baud-McKee Cemetery, rural Robinson, Ill. Military graveside rites provided by the combined units of VFW Post 4549, Robinson, IL, E.M. Coulter Post 69, American Legion, Robinson, IL, Reavill Post 132, American Legion, Flat Rock, IL and AMVETS Post 33.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Mary Ellen Dix-Reynolds

Mrs. Mary Ellen Dix Reynolds, age 96 of Robinson, Ill., passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 1:05 a.m. at Crawford Memorial Hospital, Robinson, Ill., following a brief acute illness.

Funeral services will be Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill., with Rev. T.R. Akers officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, until time of services at 2:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill. Interment will follow funeral services in the Oak Grove Cemetery, rural Palestine, Ill.

Memorials for Mrs. Reynolds may be made to the St. Judes Children's Foundation or the Shriner's Hospitals for Children with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Barbara Littlejohn

Mrs. Barbara Ann Littlejohn, age 88 of Robinson, Ill., passed away Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 8:30 p.m. at Ridgeview Care Center, Oblong, Ill., following many months of failing health.

Funeral services will be Friday, August 30, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill., with pastor Shane Bopp officiating. Visitation will be Friday from 1:00 p.m. until time of services at 4:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow funeral services in the Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Ill.

In memory of Mrs. Littlejohn, memorial donations may be made to the New Hebron Christian School or to the Highland Church of Christ Building fund with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Robert Withiem

Robert E. "Bob" Withiem, 80, of Marshall, Ill., died on August 28, 2019, at Marshall Rehabilitation & Nursing in Marshall.

A time of visitation will be held from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 3 at the Prust-Hosch Funeral Home in West Union, Ill. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home with Pastor Keith Wallace officiating. Burial will be in the Hutsonville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the "Baptist Children's Home & Family Services", a multi-faceted family crisis center in Carmi, Ill., consisting of four ministries that work together to protect, heal and restore struggling children and families. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Edward Ruble

Edward L. Ruble, age 77, of Robinson, Ill., passed away Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 4:19 p.m. at Indiana University Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, Ind.

At Mr. Ruble's request, he will be cremated along with a private memorial service for immediate family members. To recognize the exceptional care provided to Mr. Ruble over the last several weeks, online donations can be made in his name to the Indiana University Health Foundation, or at Methodist Medical Tower, 1633 N. Capitol Ave #1200, Indianapolis, Ind. 46202.

Flanner Buchanan Funeral Home, Indianapolis, Ind., in charge of arrangements.



Frieda Cornwell

Frieda Elaine Cornwell, 72, Wheeler, died at 2:23 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, at Lakeland Rehabilitation & Health Care Center in Effingham.

Funeral services celebrating Elaine's life will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, at the Meyer Funeral Home in Dieterich. Visitation will be held one hour before the service. Memorials may be made to the family.



Shirley Glickauf

Shirley (Harden) Glickauf, 93, Robinson, died on August 29, 2019, at Cotillion Ridge in Robinson.

Arrangements are pending with the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson.



Norma Miller

Norma (Finkbiner) Miller, 97, Paris, formerly of Palestine, died on August 29, 2019, at Paris Healthcare Center in Paris.

Arrangements are pending with the Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

WEEK OF AUGUST 19, 2019
Judy Moore

Judy Moore, 69, Oblong, died at 12:25 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, at Timber Creek Village, Robinson.

Services to be held at a later date. Arrangements are pending with Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong.



Rosalee Culp

Rosalee Culp, 86, Palestine, died at 3:46 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her beloved family.

A time of visitation will be held from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine. Funeral services will immediately follow and will be held at the funeral home with Reverend Lyle Culp, Jr. officiating and Reverend Lyle Culp, III assisting. Burial will be in the Palestine Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to either the American Heart Association or to the National Kidney Foundation, with envelopes available at the funeral home.



Douglas Wood

Douglas R. "Doug" Wood, age 72 of Morganfield, Ky., formerly of Robinson, Ill., died Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 10:42 p.m. at Select Specialty Hospital, Evansville, Ind., following many months of failing health.

There will be a Gathering to Celebrate Doug's life on Friday, August 23, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill. Interment of the cremated remains will be in the Olive Branch Cemetery, Annapolis, Ill., at a later date.

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

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Joyce Littlejohn

Joyce L. Littlejohn, 79, Palestine, died at 7:45 a.m. on Aug. 19, 2019, at Cotillion Ridge in Robinson.

A time of visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22 at the Goodwine Funeral Home, Palestine. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 23 at the Oak Grove Cemetery, rural Palestine, with Rev. Paul Gray officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the "Pilgrim Holiness Church", with envelopes available at the funeral home.



Larry Chapman

Mr. Larry G. Chapman, age 77, of Hutsonville, Ill., died Wednesday, August 21, 2019, at 3:47 a.m. at Ridgeview Care Center, Oblong, Ill., following several months of failing health.

Funeral Services will be Monday, August 26, 2019, at 3:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill., with Bro. Billie Ray Ulrey officiating. Visitation will be Monday, August 26, 2019, from 1:00 p.m. until time of service at 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery, rural Annapolis, Ill.

Memorial donations may be made to the Prairie Licking Volunteer Fire Department Equipment Fund with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Military Graveside Funeral Honors will be provided by the combined units of VFW Post 4549, E.M. Coulter Post 69, American Legion and AMVETS Post 33.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Patricia Krone

Patricia Krone, 78, formerly of Dieterich, died at 1:25 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, at Carmi Manor Rehabilitation and Nursing in Carmi.

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

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

WEEK OF AUGUST 12, 2019
Dean Stephens

Mr. Charles "Dean" Stephens, age 82 of Robinson, Ill., and formerly of the Annapolis, Ill., area died Friday, August 9, 2019 at 1:45 a.m. at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Robinson, Ill., following several years of Parkinson's Dementia.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Hutsonville, Ill., with Pastor Reid Louderman and Pastor Bill Wilkinson officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until time of service at 1:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Hutsonville, Ill. Burial will be in the Hutsonville Cemetery, Hutsonville, Ill.

Memorial donations may be made to HSHS Home Care and Hospice c/o St. Anthony Hospital, Effingham, Ill., or Hutsonville First Christian Church with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Jane Shillington

Jane Shillington (nee Seed) ended her several-years-long fight with cancer and quietly passed away at the age of 82 on August 5 in Downers Grove.

In lieu of flowers, we urge you to plant a flower and keep the memory of our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, sister-in-law, aunt, cousin, and friend alive. If you are so inclined to make a donation in her memory, Jane particularly enjoyed reading and of late audio books; she was a regular patron of the Downers Grove Public Library.

Memorial Visitation Saturday, August 24, 11 am - 1 pm at Adams-Winterfield Sullivan Funeral Home, 4343 Main St, Downers Grove.



Erma Jean Purcell

Erma Jean Purcell, 90, McLeansboro, formerly of Robinson, died at 7 a.m. Aug. 11, 2019 at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at the Robinson New Cemetery, with Rev. Tom Akers officiating. The Goodwine Funeral Home, Robinson in charge of arrangements.



Augusta Hale

Mrs. Augusta B. L. Hale, age 100 of Robinson, Ill., passed away Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 8:15 a.m. at Heritage Health & Rehabilitation, Robinson, Ill., following several months of failing health.

Memorial services for Mrs. Augusta B.L. Hale will be held Sunday, August 18, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at The Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 12475 E. 1050th Ave., Robinson, Ill. Phone number 618-562-8517. Friends may call at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Robinson from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the Memorial Service at 2:00 p.m. Interment of the cremated remains will take place in Resurrection Park Cemetery, Lansing, New York at a later date.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.

Local arrangements provided by Pulliam Funeral Homes & Crematory, Robinson.



Josef William Kelm

Josef William Kelm, 29, Navarre, Fla., formerly of Flat Rock, died at 9:05 p.m. July 3, 2019 at his home of ALS.

Funeral servce will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Oblong First Christian Church.



Leon Mikeworth

Leon Mikeworth, 89, of Robinson, Ill., died on Sunday, August 11, 2019, at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Ind.

A time of visitation will be held from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. on Monday, August 19, 2019, at Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson, Ill. Funeral services will be held Monday at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Phil Young officiating. Burial will be in the Pearl Chapel Cemetery, New Hebron, where military services will be conducted by the combined units of the Robinson V.F.W. Post 4549, the Robinson American Legion Post 69, and the Flat Rock American Legion Post 132. Memorial contributions may be made to New Hebron Christian School, with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Bernyce Coleman

Mrs. Bernyce C. Coleman, age 99 of Hutsonville, Ill., died Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 3:37 a.m. at Crawford Memorial Hospital, Robinson, Ill., following an apparent heart attack earlier in the week.

Funeral services will be Sunday August 18, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Hutsonville, Ill., with Pastor Jay Regennitter officiating. Visitation will be Sunday, August 18, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. until time of service at 3:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Hutsonville, Ill. Burial will be in the Hutsonville Cemetery, Hutsonville, Ill.

Memorial donations may be made to the Hutsonville Community Club or to the First United Methodist Church, Robinson, Ill., with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.


Monday, August 12, 2019


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