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home : deaths : death notices May 29, 2016

6/9/2014 3:39:00 PM
Week of June 9, 2014

Frances Lewis

Frances Elizabeth (Gill) Lewis, 91, Mattoon, formerly of Palestine, died at 5:45 p.m. June 11, 2014, at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, Mattoon.

Private family service will be held at the Palestine Cemetery. Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine is in charge of arrangements.

Kathy Schaffer

Kathy L. (Parker) Schaffer, 66, Cumming, Ga., formerly of Utica, N.Y., died June 8, 2014, following a battle with cancer.

Barbara Elzy

Barbara Joan Elzy, 78, Edgewood, died at 1:28 a.m. Thursday, June 12, 2014, at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital, Effingham.

Funeral services celebrating Barbara's life will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, June 16, at the Meyer Funeral Home, Newton, with Mike Knepper officiating. Burial will be in the Riverside Cemetery, Newton. Visitation will be held two hours before the service.

Irene Ferguson

Irene Ferguson, 99, of Phoenix, Ariz., (formerly of Lawrence County) died Thursday, June 12, 2014, in Phoenix.

Arrangements are pending at Emmons-Macey and Steffey Funeral Home, Lawrenceville.

Betty Stiles

Betty Lou (Meek) Stiles, 79, Martinsville, Ind., died at 4:04 p.m. Monday, June 9, 2014, at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.

Graveside service is 10 a.m. Friday, June 13, 2014 at the New South Park Cemetery.

Homer Wilson

Homer W. "Bill" Wilson, 95, Hardinville, Ill., passed away Sunday, June 8, 2014, at 12:15 a.m E.T. at Eastgate Manor Nursing Home in Washington, Ind.

A celebration of Homer Bill's life service will at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 14, at Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong. Burial will follow in Oblong Cemetery with military rites conducted by Oblong American Legion Post 219. Visitation will be Friday, June 13, from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Charles Oxley

Charles A. "Chuck" Oxley, 82, of Traverse City, MI, died June 8, 2014, at his residence. He was born December 29, 1931, in Robinson, IL.

A memorial service will be held for Chuck at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 19, at the Presbyterian Church in Traverse City, MI, with a visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. A complete obituary will follow in a later edition of the Traverse City Record-Eagle. The family is being served by the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home.

George Tabb

George D. Tabb, age 81, of Robinson, IL, passed away at 8:43 a.m. Monday, June 9, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, IN.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 12, 2014, at the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton, IL, with Van McQueen officiating. Burial will be in the Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Newton, IL. Visitation will be held two hours before the service. In loving memory of George, memorials may be made to the donor's choice.

Raphael Rennier

Raphael Thomas "Ralph" Rennier, 96, of Olney, Illinois passed away on Monday June 9, 2014 at 5:12 p.m. at the Burgin Manor, Olney, Illinois.

Ralph was born on December 17, 1917, in Ste Marie Township, Jasper County, Illinois. He was the son of Jacob P. Rennier and Isabell (Michl) Rennier. On July 15, 1943, he married Florine "Joy" Harvey and she preceded him in death on May 7, 2012.

Public graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, June 13, 2014, at the Westlawn Memorial Park, Newton, IL. There will be no visitation. Bro Dee Wolfe is officiating with military rites at the cemetery to be conducted by the Oblong American Legion Post #219. Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong, IL, is in charge of arrangements.

David Roberts

David Lee Roberts, 72, of Annapolis, passed away at his home with family at 7 a.m. June 8, 2014, after a battle with cancer.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 12, at the Goodwine Funeral Home, in Robinson, with Pastor J.D. Branson officiating. Burial will follow at the Mount Pleasant Cemetery. There will be a time of visitation on Wednesday, June 11. from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Beulah Dennis

Beulah B. Dennis, 100, Oblong, Ill., passed away Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at Ridgeview Care Center, Oblong.

A celebration of Beulah's life service was 11 a.m. today, June 10, 2014, at Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong, with Bro. Dee Wolfe officiating. Burial was next to her husband, Mike, in Oblong Cemetery.

Dennis Langley

Dennis G. Newton Langley, 53, Robinson, died Saturday, June 7, 2014, in his home following a battle with cancer.

His body was donated to science and there will be no funeral services. There will be two gatherings of family and friends. One will be held in Rock Falls on Saturday, June 21. The second will held in Robinson at a later date.

Carl Edward Salee

Carl Edward Salee, 88, of rural Oblong died at 7:30 p.m. on June 9, 2014, in the comfort of his home.

A time of visitation will be held from 1 until 3 p.m. on Thursday, June 12, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Graveside services will follow at the Kirk Chapel Cemetery, rural Robinson, with Celebrant Curt Goodwine to officiate the service.

Randal Tracy

Randal J. Tracy, 89, Bloomington, Minn., formerly of Crawford County, died Wednesday, June 4, 2014.

Memorial service is 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 11, at the Cremation Society of Minnesota, 7110 France Ave. S., Edina, Minn. Visitation is at 10 a.m. Interment is at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery at 12:45 p.m. Lunch will follow.

Mary Rankin

Mrs. Mary Letha (Harris) Rankin, age 92, of Robinson, Ill., died Friday, June 6, 2014, at 2:18 p.m. at Heritage Health Care (Cotillion Ridge) Nursing Home, Robinson, following several years of failing health.

Funeral service will be Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at 1 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, with Bro. Jack Clay officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday, June 11, from 11 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Harmony Cemetery, Licking Township, Crawford County, Ill.

Richard Shelton

Richard Leroy Shelton, 68, Palestine, died on June 5, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes, Ind.

Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, June 8, at Goodwine Funeral Home, Palestine. Military graveside service is 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 11, at the Palestine Cemetery, with burial to follow.

William Green Jr.

William E. Green Jr., 81, Ste. Marie, died at 10:35 p.m. Thursday, May 5, 2014, at Richland Memorial Hospital, Olney.

Funeral was 11 a.m. today, June 9, at Meyer Funeral Homem Newton, with Rick Britton officiating. Burial was in New St. Peter Cemetery, Newton, with full military rites by the Jasper Post 20 American Legion.

Edra Phillips

Edra Phillips, 106, Raton, New Mexico, and formerly of Hutsonville and Oblong, died June 5, 2014 in Ratan, N. M.

Funeral services and burial will be Wednesday, June 11, in Raton, N.M.

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