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March 21, 2019


WEEK OF MARCH 18, 2019
Tom Phillippe

Tom Phillippe, 76, of Robinson, Ill., died at 2:15 a.m. (EST) on Thursday, March 14, 2019, at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute, Ind.

A time of visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 on Tuesday, March 19, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. A memorial service will follow and will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. In honor of Tom's wife, Myrna and the hundreds of blankets she made for the organization, memorials may be made to Project Linus, with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Kristy Cunningham

Kristy Cunningham, 51, of Robinson, Ill., died at 8:51 p.m. (EST) on Saturday, March 16, 2019, at the Sullivan County Community Hospital in Sullivan, Ind.

A time of visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 21, at the funeral home with Jordan Frapp and Eric Trout officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery with Trey Reid officiating. Memorials may be made to "Crawford County Relay for Life". For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Alice Davis

Mrs. Alice Rosalee "Fern" Davis, age 90 of Annapolis, Ill., passed away Thursday, March 14, 2019, at 7:42 a.m. at Heritage Health Therapy and Senior Care, Robinson, Ill., following a long period of declining health.

The funeral service will be Tuesday March 19, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Hutsonville, Ill., with Rev. Randy Nave officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. until time of service at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Hutsonville Cemetery, Hutsonville, Ill.

Memorial donations may be made to the Hutsonville High School Alumni Association with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



James Mullins

James Keith Mullins (Jim), age 79, passed into the loving arms of Jesus surrounded by his family on Thursday, March 14, 2019, in Florence, Ala.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with funeral to follow at Pulliam Funeral Home in Robinson, Illinois. A Celebration of Life for Jim will be held in Sheffield, Alabama at a later date.

Donations in memory of Jim would be welcomed by the Christian Fellowship Class, First United Methodist Church, 701 N Montgomery Ave, Sheffield, AL 35660.



Carolyn Henry

Carolyn Imogene Henry, 89, of Oblong, Ill., passed away on Saturday March 16, 2019 at Ridgeview Care Center in Oblong, Ill.

Celebration of Carolyn's life will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at the First Christian Church 206 North Range Street Oblong, Ill. Burial will follow in Mound Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday March 19, 2019, at the church. The family requests that expressions of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Mound Church or Mound Cemetery. Envelopes will be available at the church or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, IL 62449.

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

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



Laura Snider

Laura Jane (Sinclair) Snider, 91, of Casey, Ill., died at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 17, 2019, at Simple Blessings in Casey, Ill.

A time of visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 21, at the Flat Rock First Missionary Baptist Church. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 22, at the church with Pastor J.D. Branson officiating. Burial will follow in the Jones Cemetery, rural Flat Rock. Memorials may be made to First Missionary Baptist Church, with envelopes 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.



Treva Baud

Mrs. Treva J. (Culp) Baud, age 82 of Robinson, Ill., passed away on Monday, March 18, 2019, at 3:49 a.m. at Deaconess Gateway Hospital, Newburgh, Ind., following an apparent heart attack.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday, March 22, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill., with Bro. Jerry McDaniel officiating. Visitation will be Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill. Burial will follow services in the Olive Branch Cemetery, rural Martinsville, Ill.

Memorial donations may be made to the Porterville Congregational Christian Church Missionary Fund with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



John Warnke

John McNutt Warnke, 75, of Poway California, passed away at Sharp Memorial Medical Center on March 15, 2019 in San Diego, California.

John donated his remains to the University of California San Diego's Body Donation Program. Graveside services will take place in the Hutsonville Cemetery, Hutsonville, Illinois at a later date.

Memorials are suggested to the Hutsonville Historic Society, 10953 E. 1825th Ave., Hutsonville, Illinois 62433 or the Crawford County Historical Society, P.O. Box 554, Robinson, IL 62454-0554.

Pulliam Funeral Home, Hutsonville, Ill., is in charge of local services.



Roger Dee Reynolds

Roger Dee Reynolds, 71, Robinson, died at 9:28 a.m. EST Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at Regional Hospital, Terre Haute, Ind.

Arrangements are pending with Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

WEEK OF MARCH 11, 2019
Carol S. Myers

Carol S. Myers, 91, of Oblong, IL, died at 11:30 p.m. on March 7, 2019, at Crawford Memorial Hospital in Robinson, IL.

Celebration of Carol's life will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday March 13, 2019, at Cornerstone Wesleyan Church in Oblong. Burial will follow in Oblong Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Tuesday March 12, 2019, at Cornerstone Wesleyan Church in Oblong.

The family request that expressions of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Oblong Children's Christian Home. Envelopes will be available at the church or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, IL 62449

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

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



Margie Anna Smith

Margie Anna Smith, 95, Springfield and formerly of Newton, died at 10:20 a.m. Friday, March 8, 2019, at Lewis Memorial Christian Village, Springfield.

Funeral services are 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, at the Meyer Funeral Home, Newton, Mike Knepper officiating. Burial will be in the Chapel Cemetery southwest of Falmouth. Visitation will be one hour before the service. Memorials may be made to the family. The obituary can be viewed and condolences left at www.meyerfh.com.



Floyd Lee Terrell

Floyd Terrell, 85, Robinson, died at 1:15 a.m. Friday, March 8, 2019, at Burnsides Community Health Center in Marshall.

A time of visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, at the Goodwine Funeral Home, Robinson. Services will immediately follow and be held at 1 p.m. with Celebrant Curt Goodwine officiating. Burial will be held in the Robinson New Cemetery. In honor of his love of animals, (especially horses and dogs), memorials may be made to the "Crawford County Humane Society", with envelopes available at the funeral home.



Robert Kurpiel

Robert "Bob" Allen Kurpiel, 64, of Green Brier, Ill., died at 9:24 a.m. (EST) on March 8, 2019 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Ind.

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.

Bob's family will have a gathering of friends at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, March 15 at the Sainte Marie American Legion Post 932, located at 105 S. Main St., Sainte Marie, Illinois 62459.



Chris Fowler

Chris Fowler, 53, of Hutsonville, Ill., died at 4:40 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 in the comfort of her home surrounded by her loved ones.

A time of visitation will be held from 3:00-6:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 16th at the Prust-Hosch Funeral Home in West Union, IL. Funeral services will immediately follow at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home. A private family burial will be held at a later date in the Hutsonville Cemetery. Memorials may be made to either the "American Cancer Society", with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Jerry McDaniel

Jerry Arthur McDaniel, 74, Oblong, died on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at Ridgeview Care Center in Oblong.

Celebration of Jerry's life will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at Pulliam Funeral Home in Oblong. Burial will be in Brockville Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until service time at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that expressions of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Jerry McDaniel Memorial Fund C/O Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, IL 62449.

Pulliam Funeral Home Oblong, is in charge of arrangements.



Alice Mitchell

Alice Jean (Fouty) Mitchell, age 67, of Kansas City, Missouri, and formerly of Jasper County, Illinois, passed away Sunday, March 10, 2019, at her home, after a two year battle with cancer.

Funeral services celebrating Jean's life will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 22, 2019, at the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton, Illinois, with Mike Knepper officiating. Burial will be in the Brick Cemetery north west of Newton, Illinois. Visitation will be held 5:00-7:00 p.m. Thursday, March 21, 2019, at the funeral home. The obituary can be viewed and condolences left at www.meyerfh.com.



Alice Davis

Alice Fern Davis, 90, Annapolis, died at 7:42 a.m. Thursday, March 14, 2019 at Heritage Health Therapy & Senior Care, Robinson, following a long period of declining health.

Funeral arrangements are pending with Pulliam Funeral Home, Hutsonville.



Richard Purcell

Richard Len "Rick" Purcell, 58, of Oblong, IL passed away on Tuesday March 12, 2019 at his residence.

It was Richard's wish that there be no services. The family requests that expressions of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Oblong American Legion Post 219 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 assisting the family with arrangements.



Sharon Correll

Sharon Elizabeth (Buerster) Correll, 66, Noble, deid at 3:32 p.m. Monday, March 11, 2019, at her home.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, March 18, at the Holy Cross Catholic Church in Wendelin, with Fr. Mark Stec celebrating mass. Burial will be in the Holy Cross Cemetery in Wendelin. Visitation will be held 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, March 17, at the church and one hour before the mass. Memorials may be made to the Holy Cross Catholic Church. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton.



James Mullins

James K. Mullins, 79, Florence, Ala., formerly of Hutsonville, died at 8:45 p.m. EST Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at the North Alabama Medical Center, Florence, Ala., following a period of failing health.

Funeral arrangements are pending with Pulliam Funeral Home Robinson.



Tom Phillippe



Tom Phillippe, 76, Robinson, died at 2:15 a.m. (EST) Thursday, March 14, 2019, at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute, Ind.

Arrangements are pending with the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

WEEK OF MARCH 11, 2019
Nuttall Middle School

Monday

Breakfast: Pancake on a stuck and fruit. Lunch: Chicken nuggets, macaroni and cheese, peas and fruit.

Tuesday

Breakfast: Biscuit and gravy, and fruit. Lunch: Hamburger on bun, french fries, carrots and fruit.

Wednesday

Breakfast: Donut hole and fruit. Lunch: Pulled pork on bun, potato wedges, green beans and fruit.

Thursday

Breakfast: Scrambled eggs, toast and fruit. Lunch: Chicken fajita, salad, refried beans and fruit.

Friday

Breakfast: Chocolate muffins and fruit. Lunch: Pizza, salad, corn and fruit.



Lincoln Grade School

Monday

Breakfast: Whole grain waffle, maple syrup and pears. Lunch: Chicken rings, macaroni and cheese, romaine lettuce, ranch dressing and a fresh apple.

Tuesday

Breakfast: Whole grain biscuit, sausage patty and applesauce. Lunch: Italian chicken patty on whole grain bun, ketchup and mustard, corn and mixed fruit.

Wednesday

Breakfast: Mini pancake wraps, maple syrup and mixed fruit. Lunch: Chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, peas, whole grain dinner roll and pineapple.

Thursday

Breakfast: Whole grain cinnamon roll and pineapple. Lunch: Hamburger on whole grain bun, ketchup and mustard, lettuce and tomatoes, baked beans and peaches.

Friday

Breakfast: Double chocolate muffin and peaches. Lunch: Nacho lil bites, salsa, cooked carrots and pears.



Palestine Grade School

Monday

Breakfast: French toast sticks with syrup, and peaches. Lunch: Breaded chicken nuggets, broccoli florets, glazed carrots, mixed fruit and graham crackers.

Tuesday

Breakfast: Biscuit and gravy, sausage and mixed fruit. Lunch: Hamburger on bun, cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion and dill slice, french fries, cottage cheese and pineapple.

Wednesday

Breakfast: Cheese omelet, sausage and applesauce. Lunch: Hot ham and cheese on bun, roasted garlic parmesan brussel sprouts, green pepper strips, Doritos and pears.

Thursday

Breakfast: Choice of cereal or muffin, and pears. Lunch: General Tso or orange chicken, steamed vegetable stir fry, vegetable fried rice, mandarin oranges and a fortune cookie.

Friday

Breakfast: Breakfast pizza and pineapple. Lunch: Breaded fish shapes, baked beans, coleslaw, applesauce and animal crackers.



Palestine High School

Monday

Lunch: Breaded chicken nuggets, green beans, fruit and milk.

Tuesday

Lunch: Cheeseburger on bun, french fries, fruit and milk.

Wednesday

Lunch: Corn dog, chips, fruit and milk.

Thursday

Lunch: General Tso's chicken, vegetable fried rice, fruit and milk.

Friday

Lunch: Grilled cheese sandwich, chips, fruit and milk.



Oblong Schools

Monday

Breakfast: Honey bun, fruit, juice and milk. Lunch: Ham and cheese on bun, Doritos, baby carrots and an orange.

Tuesday

Breakfast: Mini pancakes, fruit, juice and milk. Lunch: Cheeseburger on bun, lettuce, tomato, french fries and an apple.

Wednesday

Breakfast: Sausage patty on biscuit, fruit, juice and milk. Lunch: Mini corn dogs, augratin potatoes, glazed carrots and pears.

Thursday

Breakfast: Muffins, fruit, juice and milk. Lunch: Turkey Manhattan, corn and mixed fruit.

Friday

Breakfast: Egg and cheese omelette, toast, fruit, juice and milk. Lunch: Chicken nuggets, BBQ sauce, peas, cookie and shamrock applesauce.



Hutsonville Grade School

Monday

Breakfast: Pancake on a stick with syrup, juice, fruit and milk. Lunch: Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes, bread and butter, fruit and milk.

Tuesday

Breakfast: Muffins, juice, fruit and milk. Lunch: Chili, crackers, grilled cheese, carrots with ranch, fruit and milk.

Wednesday

Breakfast: Whole grain oatmeal and toast, juice, fruit and milk. Lunch: Corn dog, mac and cheese, baked beans, fruit and milk.

Thursday

Breakfast: Eggs, whole grain toast, juice, fruit and milk. Lunch: Cheeseburger, tater tots, cookie, fruit and milk.

Friday

Breakfast: Biscuit, sausage gravy, juice, fruit and milk. Lunch: Chicken cheese wrap, salad, diced potatoes, fruit and milk.



Lincoln Trail College

Monday: $5 Meal Deal-Double cheeseburger, fries and a medium drink.

Tuesday BBQ sandwich and crinkle fries.

Wednesday: Turkey Manhattans

Thursday: Breaded chicken and fries.

Friday: Shrimp and fries




Friday, March 08, 2019

WEEK OF MARCH 4, 2019
Margaret Groves

Margaret J. "Peg" Groves, 87, Cleveland, OH, and formerly of Rose Hill, Jasper County, IL, area passed away into the arms of her Lord on Friday March 1, 2019, at Ridgeview Care Center, Oblong, IL.

Celebration of Peg's Life will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at the Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong, IL. Burial will follow in Andrews Cemetery rural Rose Hill, IL. A gathering of friends and family will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service on Tuesday. The family requests that an expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Oblong Children's Christian Home with envelopes at or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, IL 62449.

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



David Ellis

David Leon Ellis, 84, Robinson, died at 6:54 a.m. Friday, March 1, 2019, at the comfort of his home.

As per his request, he will be cremated without a public service. Goodwine Funeral Home, Robinson, is in charge of the cremation.

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



Aaron Warner

Aaron Eugene Warner, 59, Newton, died at 2:35 a.m. Saturday, March 2, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Private family services will be held. Memorials may be made to the family. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home, Newton. The obituary can be viewed and condolences left at www.meyerfh.com.



Pauline Lowe

Pauline "Polly" Lowe, 94, Robinson, died at 6:17 p.m. Sunday, March 3, 2019, at the Crawford Memorial Hospital, Robinson.

Arrangements are pending with the Goodwine Funeral Home, Robinson.



Sybil Roberts

Sybil E. Roberts, 97, Greenup, died at 5:00 a.m. Sunday, March 3, 2019, at Cumberland Rehabilitation and Health Care, Greenup.

Funeral arrangements are pending at the Meyer Funeral Home - Bishop Chapel, Greenup. The obituary can be viewed and condolences left at www.meyerfh.com.



Jeanne Ann Robinson

Jeanne Ann Robinson, 52, Robinson, died Monday March 4, 2019, at 6:39 a.m. at her residence following several months of worsening health.

A funeral service will be held Thursday March 7, 2019, at 6 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, with Pastor Don Williamson officiating. Visitation will be 4 p.m. until time of service Thursday at the funeral home. Cremation will follow the memorial service with interment of the cremated remains at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to the charity of the donor's choice with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Online condolences can be offered at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Robert "Bob" Fry

Robert "Bob" Martin Fry, 94, of rural Robinson, IL, passed away Monday, March 4, 2019, at the Magnolia Center at Crawford Memorial Hospital.

A time of visitation will be held from 2:00-4:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Following the visitation, military rites will be accorded by the combined units of the Robinson VFW Post #4549, the Robinson American Legion Post #69 and the Flat Rock American Legion Post #132.

Memorials may be made to either "Crawford County Quilts of Valor" or to the "Robinson VFW Post #4549" for the continued care of the post's flag. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Steve Lester Stork

Steve Lester Stork, age 63, died on March 4, 2019, at 1:26 a.m.

Steve's wish was to donate his body to science and then be cremated.

A celebration of life ceremony will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. (CST) at the Calvary Apostolic Church, Rte. 250, Lawrenceville.

Memorial donations may be given to the American Cancer Society or the Calvary Apostolic Church.



Evelyn Rose Helmink

Evelyn Rose Helmink, 85, Montrose, died at 10:30 p.m. Saturday, March 2, 2019, at HSHS St. John's Hospital, Springfield.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 8, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Island Grove, Fr. Bill Rooney celebrating mass. Burial will be in the St. Joseph Cemetery in Island Gove. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 7, at the church.

Memorials may be made to the Jasper County Cancer Fund PO Box 333 Newton, Illinois 62448. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home, Newton. The obituary can be viewed and condolences left at www.meyerfh.com.



Deanna J. Bachelor

Deanna J. Bachelor, 71, Mt. Vernon and formerly of Oblong and Robinson, died Monday March 4, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. at the White Oak Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Mt. Vernon, following many months of declining health.

Funeral arrangements are pending with Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson.



Joe Eugene Wagaman

Joe Eugene Wagaman, 84, Robinson and formerly of Martinsville, Ind., died at 1:40 p.m. Monday, March 4, 2019, at Heritage Health, Robinson.

Arrangements are pending with the Goodwine Funeral Home, Robinson.



Pauline Lowe

Pauline "Polly" Lowe, 94, Robinson, died at 6:17 p.m. Sunday, March 3, 2019, at the Crawford Memorial Hospital, Robinson.

Arrangements are pending with the Goodwine Funeral Home, Robinson.



Evelyn Lenore Cunefare

Evelyn Lenore Cunefare, 82, of Robinson, IL, passed away on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at her home.

A time of visitation will be held from 1:00-3:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Funeral services will immediately follow at 3:00 p.m. with Pastor Dee Wolfe officiating. Burial will be in the Robinson New Cemetery.

Flowers or remembrance gifts may be sent to the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to either the Oblong First Christian Church or to the Oblong Children's Home, with envelopes available at the funeral home.

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



Carolyn Hanna

Carolyn A. Hanna, age 79, passed away on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, in Tucson, AZ.

A time of visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. on Monday, March 11, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Funeral services will immediately follow and be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home with Celebrant Curt Goodwine officiating. Burial will be in the Jones Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to "Shriner's Hospitals for Children" or to the "American Cancer Society." For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Deanna J. Bachelor

Mrs. Deanna J. Bachelor, age 71 of Mt. Vernon, IL, and formerly of Oblong, IL, and Robinson, IL, died Monday March 4, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. at the White Oak Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Mt. Vernon, IL, following a long period of declining health.

Private family funeral services will be held Friday March 8, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, IL. A time of visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Bellair Cemetery, rural Crawford County, IL.

Memorial donations may be made to The Village Stitchery Retreat Quilt Program, Oblong, IL, c/o of Mrs. Dianne Murray, with envelopes available at the funeral home. Online condolences can be offered at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Virginia Bush

Virginia "Ginny" Bush, 94, Robinson, died Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at Heritage Health Therapy and Senior Care, Robinson, following a long period of declining health.

The Funeral Service will be Saturday March 9, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, IL, with Bro. Chris DeWitt officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until time of service at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will take place in the Oblong Cemetery, Oblong, IL.

Memorial donations may be made to the VFW Post #4549, Transportation Fund, 712 E. Main Street, Robinson, IL, with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Online condolences can be offered at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Floyd Terrell

Floyd Terrell, 85, Robinson, died at 1:15 a.m. Friday, March 8, 2019, at Burnsides Community Health Center, Marshall.

Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, at the Goodwine Funeral Home, Robinson, with burial following in the Robinson New Cemetery. Visitation will be 11 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home.

A full obituary will be published Monday.



Carol S. Myers

Carol S. Myers, 91, Oblong, died at 11:35 p.m. Thursday, March 7, 2019, at Crawford Memorial Hospital, Robinson.

Arrangements are pending with Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong.

Monday, March 04, 2019

WEEK OF FEBRUARY 25, 2019
Richard L. Mail

Richard L. "Dick" Mail, 85, of Marshall, IL, passed away at 7:35 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, in the emergency room at Union Hospital at Terre Haute, IN.

Services in honor of his life will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at Pearce Funeral Home with Pastor Tim Duke officiating. Burial will military graveside honors will be in the Marshall Cemetery. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to the Marshall Cemetery Association or to the Clark County 4-H Foundation. Online condolences are being accepted at pearcefuneralservices.com.



Phyllis J. Flynn

Phyllis J. Flynn, 87, of Lexington, Nebraska, passed away on Friday, February 22, 2019 at Plum Creek Healthcare Community, Lexington, Nebraska.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 26, 2019, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington, Nebraska. There will be a visitation from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. on Friday March 1, 2019, at Pulliam Funeral Home in Robinson, followed by a funeral service with interment to follow in the Adams-Richart Cemetery, Martin Township, Crawford County, Illinois.

Memorials may be made to the Hope Center for Cancer Patients, Lowell, Indiana, or to Catholic Charities, St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church, Robinson, Illinois.



Anna Mae Newman

Anna Mae Newman, 88, Robinson, IL, passed away Monday February 25, 2019, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes, IN.

A celebration of Anna's life will be held at noon Friday March 1, 2019, at the Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong, IL. Burial will follow in the Oblong Cemetery next to her husband Ray. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home.

The family requests that an expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the New Hebron Baptist Church with envelopes at or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, IL 62449.

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



Audria Truelove

Audria "Audi" Mignon Truelove, age 19, of Martinsville, IL, was called home on Saturday morning, February 23, 2019, the result of an automobile accident.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 2, 2019, at Martinsville High School with Rev. Adam Solorio and Brother Gary Pruitt officiating. Burial will follow in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Martinsville, IL. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. prior the service on Saturday at Martinsville High School, 300 W. Cumberland St., Martinsville, IL.

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

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



Betty VanEtta

Betty VanEtta, 88, Newton, died at 10:49 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019, at her home.

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

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



Betty L. Zwilling

Betty L. Zwilling, 88, of Claremont, passed away February 28, 2019, at Carle RMH, 3rd Floor, Olney, IL.

A visitation will be held on Monday, March 4, 2019, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Kistler-Patterson Funeral Home in Olney.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Stringtown, with burial to follow at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Stringtown.

Memorials can be made to St. Joseph Foundation Trust.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

WEEK OF FEBRUARY 18, 2019
Kenneth Mielke

Kenneth William "Kenny" Mielke, 96, Wheeler, died at 7:24 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, at Helia Heathcare, Effingham.

Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, at the Wheeler Cemetery, Wheeler, with full military rites by the Dieterich American Legion Post 628.

Memorials may be made to the Dieterich Meals on Wheels c/o Norma Deters 102 W. Virginia St., Dieterich, IL 62424. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home, Dieterich The obituary can be viewed and condolences left at www.meyerfh.com.



Bertha Ellen Keys

Bertha Ellen Keys, 101, Oblong, IL, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday February 17, 2019. She was residing at Ridgeview Care Center, Oblong, IL.

It was Bertha's wish not to have any visitation or service. She will be buried next to her husband in Mound Cemetery, Jasper County, IL.

The family requests that an expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Oblong Children's Christian Home. Contributions may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, IL 62449.

Condolences and or memories may be sent to the family at oblongfuneralhome.com. Pulliam Funeral Home in Oblong, IL, is in charge of arrangements.



Kyle Warren Crabtree

Kyle Warren Crabtree, 70, Smith Mills, Ky., died at 11:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, at home. He was a retired engineer.

There will be no service or burial per his request.

Benton-Glunt Funeral Home, Henderson, Ky., is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made to www.bentonglunt.com.



Florence Kocher

Florence Evelyn (Cunningham) Kocher, 86, Ste. Marie, died at 8:02 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, at HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital, Effingham.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 22, at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, Ste. Marie, with Fr. Dean Probst, celebrating mass. Visitation will be 9 to 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church. Burial will be the St. Mary's Cemetery in Ste. Marie.

Memorials may be made to the Ste. Marie American Legion Post 932 or St. Mary's Church. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home, Newton. The obituary can be viewed and condolences left at www.meyerfh.com.



Shirley Ann Maxwell

Shirley Ann Skaggs Maxwell was born September 22, 1935, in Flat Rock, the daughter of Lawrence and Rosemary (Barrick) Skaggs and died January 23, 2019, at her home in Claremont, Calif.

A celebration of Shirley's life will be held March 23, 2019, in Claremont, California. Memorials may be made of your choice.



William Mullins

William W. "Bill" Mullins, age 87 of Robinson, IL, died Monday February 18, 2019, at 6:34 p.m. at the Magnolia Center, Crawford Memorial Hospital, Robinson, IL, following many months of failing health.

Bill's wishes were to be cremated and that there be no public services. Private disposition of cremated remains will take place at a later date.

Pulliam Funeral Home in Robinson is in charge of these arrangements.

Memorial donations may be made to the Fraternal Order of Police Shop with a Cop.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Timothy Wilson

Timothy Scott "Tim" Wilson, age 54 of Hutsonville, IL, died Monday February 18, 2019, at 4:42 p.m. at a friend's residence in Annapolis, IL.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at the Fire House in Annapolis, IL, on Saturday February 23, 2019, from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Pulliam Funeral Home, Hutsonville, IL, is in charge of these arrangements.

Memorials may be given to the Hutsonville High School Booster Club, with envelopes available at the Fire House in Annapolis, IL.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Lela L. McCullough

Lela L. McCullough, 93, Oblong, IL, and formerly of Sun City West, AZ, and Crete, IL, passed away on Tuesday February 19, 2019, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital, Newburgh, IN.

A Celebration of Lela's Life will be held at 3:00 P.M. Saturday, February 23, 2019, at the Pulliam Funeral Home in Oblong, IL. Burial will follow next to her husband in Oblong Cemetery, Oblong, IL. Visitation will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 P.M. on Saturday at the funeral home.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers an expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Oblong Children's Christian Home or the Oblong Oil Field Museum. Envelopes will be at the funeral home or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, IL 62449.

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



Robin Catt

Robin Catt, 58, of Robinson, IL, died at 9:10 a.m. Wednesday, February 20, 2019, at his home.

A time of visitation will be held from 3:00-7:00 p.m. on Friday, February 22, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Burial will be held at a later date in the Kirk Cemetery.

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



Cecilia Johnson

Cecilia D. "Cissey" Johnson, 49, Altamont and formerly of Newton, died at 9:20 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, at HSHS St. John's Hospital, Springfield.

Funeral arrangements are pending at the Meyer Funeral Home, Newton The obituary can be viewed and condolences left at www.meyerfh.com.




Thursday, February 21, 2019

WEEK OF FEBRUARY 11, 2019
Mark Stone

Mark Stone, 58, of rural Robinson, IL, died Friday, February 8, 2019, at the Crawford Memorial Hospital in Robinson.

A time of visitation will be held from 3:00-7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 13, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. A memorial service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home with his good friend Dennis Inboden officiating. During the service, there will be an opportunity for family and friends to share their favorite memories of Mark.

In honor of his love of children, memorials may be made to "Riley Children's Hospital" or to Layton Strong, with checks made payable to the "Layton Roy Benefit Account." Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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



Rev. James Leland Bland

James Leland Bland peacefully passed away on February 9, 2019, at Heritage Health in Robinson, IL.

A time of visitation will be held from 1:00-3:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 16, at the Sligo Baptist Church, located at 65 North 42 Loop Pendleton KY 40055. A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday at the church, and interment of his cremated remains will later be held in the Sligo Baptist Cemetery. Goodwine Funeral Homes is handling local cremation arrangements.

His family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial gifts be made to "Florida Baptist Children's Homes," P.O. Box 8190 Lakeland, FL 33802.

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



Jerry L. Littlejohn

Jerry L. Littlejohn, 73, of Olney, passed away on Thursday, February 7, 2019, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, IN.

Memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society.

A visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 12, 2019, at the Kistler-Patterson Funeral Home in Olney. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at the Kistler-Patterson Funeral Home in Olney, with burial following in Crest Haven Cemetery.



John Blievernicht

John Salzman Blievernicht, 87 rural Teutopolis,died Friday Feb. 8, 2019.

Funeral services were 10:30 a.m. today at the St. Paul's Lutheran Church north of Dieterich. Burial was in St. Paul's Cemetery, with full military rites by the Dieterich American Legion Post 628.

Memorials may be made to Lutheran Hour, Meals on Wheels or St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery.

Arrangements were under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home, Dieterich. The obituary can be viewed and condolences left at www.meyerfh.com.



Barbara Moreau

Barbara S. Moreau, 62, Gillespie and formerly of Lakewood, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, at Heritage Health in Gillespie.

Funeral services are 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, at McCracken-Dean Funeral Home in Pana with Reverend Randy Robinson. Burial will follow at Mound Cemetery in Cowden. Visitation is 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested and may be made in her honor to First United Methodist Church of Gillespie, 900 Broadway St, Gillespie, IL 62033, or the Preacher Aid Society and Benefit Fund, PO Box 19207, Springfield, IL 62794, and will be received by McCracken-Dean Funeral Home which is assisting her family with arrangements.



Laura Louise Bell

Laura Louise Bell, 83, Robinson, died at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, at Heritage Health in Robinson.

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



Fern Amanda Parr

Fern Amanda "Peg" Parr, 97, Newton, died at 8:07 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, at Newton Care Center, Newton.

Eastern Star rites will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at Meyer Funeral Home, Newton, with funeral services celebrating Peg's life to follow with Chris Parr officiating. Burial will be in the Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Newton. Visitation will be two hours before the service.

Memorials may be made to the Order of the Eastern Star Newton Chapter #497. The obituary can be viewed and condolences left at www.meyerfh.com.



Dessie E. Leonard

Dessie E. Leonard, 82, of Vincennes, went to be with the Lord at 6:45 am Tuesday, February 12, 2019, at Springs Valley Meadows in French Lick, Indiana.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, February 18, 2019, at Brosmer Kemple Funeral Home in French Lick with Kern Qualkenbush officiating. Burial will follow in the Emmons Ridge Cemetery in Hillham. Friends may visit with the family from 1:00 p.m. until the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Vincennes Pet Port. Goodwin Funeral is honored to serve the family of Dessie Leonard.



Jan Stephens

Jan Stephens, 72, Robinson, died at 5 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, at Heritage Health, Robinson.

Arrangements are pending with the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson.

Monday, February 11, 2019

WEEK OF FEBRUARY 4, 2019
Dustin "Dusty" Turner

Dustin "Dusty" Turner, 58, of Robinson, IL, and formerly of Palestine, IL, died at 4:50 a.m. on Friday, February 1, 2019.

A time of visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 5, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 6, at the funeral home with Celebrant Curt Goodwine officiating. During the service, there will be an opportunity for family and friends to share their favorite memories of Dusty. Burial will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery.

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



Richard Allen Brown

Richard "Dick" Allen Brown, 80, Hutsonville, died at 1:46 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, in his home.

It was his wish to be cremated with a private burial at a later date. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson is in charge of arrangements.

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



Ronald L. Dunlap

Ronald L. Dunlap, 79, Fairfield, died at 4:10 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at Aperion Care in Fairfield. He had worked in the oilfield and had been a mechanic.

Per his request, his body has been cremated with a memorial service to be held at a later date. The Johnson and Vaughn Funeral Home, Fairfield, is in charge of arrangements.



Richard D. Morris

Richard D. Morris, 72, of Springfield, died on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL.

A celebration of Rich's life will be held at 3 p.m. on February 8 at The Sangamo Club in Springfield, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Rich's name to the International Health and Development Network, a Christian healthcare mission in Ghana. To donate, visit ihdn.org. Services have been entrusted to Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, IL.



Thomas "Tommy Joe" Thompson

Thomas "Tommy Joe" Thompson, 72, of Wauseon, Ohio, died at 2:40 p.m. (EST) on Sunday February 3, 2019, in the comfort of his home.

A time of visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at the Prust-Hosch Funeral Home in West Union. Another time of visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at the funeral home, with Celebrant Curt Goodwine officiating.

During the service, there will be an opportunity for family and friends to share their favorite memories of Tom. Burial will be in the Medsker Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the BrightFocus Foundation, a nonprofit organization that supports research and provides public education on brain and eye diseases, including Alzheimer's disease, macular degeneration and glaucoma. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.



Jozella Beschorner

Jozella Beschorner, 66, West Union, died at 5:05 p.m. (EST) Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, at the Gibson Family Center for Hospice Care at Union Hospital in Terre Haute.

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



Larry McCormick

Larry McCormick, 73, of Robinson, IL, died at 3:21 a.m. on Monday, February 4, 2019.

A time of visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Friday, February 8, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 9, at the funeral home with his sons-in-law, Rodney Burton and Eliseo Ferreyra officiating. Burial will be in the Robinson New Cemetery, where military services will be conducted by the combined units of the Robinson VFW Post #4549, the Robinson American Legion Post #69, and the Flat Rock American Legion Post #132. Memorials may be made to "Dayspring Christian Fellowship," with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Jack Harris

Jack Dwayne Harris, 59, of Oblong, IL, died on January 14, 2019.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, February 11th at the Palestine Cemetery, with Celebrant Curt Goodwine officiating the service. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, with envelopes available at the cemetery. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Dr. Martha Jane Price-Darr

Dr. Martha Jane Price-Darr, 48, of Edwardsville, Illinois, and formerly of Oblong, Illinois, passed away, Tuesday, January 29, 2019, in Godfrey, Illinois.

Visitation will be from 3-7 p.m. Friday, February 8, 2019, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Edwardsville, Illinois. A memorial mass will immediately follow the visitation.

Memorial contributions may be given to the Martha Jane Price Scholarship fund, to be awarded to a student attending his/her first year of college, next year.



Jozella Beschorner

Jozella Beschorner, 66, West Union, died at 5:05 p.m. (EST) Monday, Feb. 4, at the Gibson Family Center for Hospice Care at Union Hospital in Terre Haute.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 11, at the West Union Christian Church, Pastor Ken Gillaspy officiating. During the service, there will be an opportunity for family and friends to share their favorite memories of Jozella. Memorials may be made to the West Union Christian Church, with envelopes available at the church.

The Prust-Hosch Funeral Home in West Union is in charge of arrangements. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Sandra "Sandy" Klaus

Sandra P. "Sandy" Klaus, 68, of Oblong, IL, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, February 5, 2019.

Celebration of Sandy's Life will be held at noon on Saturday February 9, 2019, at Highland Avenue Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Oblong Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. till noon on Saturday at the church.

The family requests that an expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to Avant Ministries, Highland Avenue Baptist Church or the Crawford County Humane Society. Envelopes will be at the church or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, IL 62449.

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

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



Thomas "Tommy Joe" Thompson

Thomas "Tommy Joe" Thompson, 72, Wauseon, Ohio, died at 2:40 p.m. (EST) Sunday Feb. 3, 2019, in the comfort of his home.

Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at the Prust-Hosch Funeral Home in West Union. Another time of visitation will be 10 a.m. until service time at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at the funeral home, with Celebrant Curt Goodwine officiating. During the service, there will be an opportunity for family and friends to share their favorite memories of Tom. Burial will be in the Medsker Cemetery and military rites will be conducted by the West Union American Legion Post 1130.

Memorials may be made to the BrightFocus Foundation, a nonprofit organization that supports research and provides public education on brain and eye diseases, including Alzheimer's disease, macular degeneration and glaucoma. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Earl D. "Tuffy" Maxwell

Mr. Earl D. "Tuffy" Maxwell, age 94 of Robinson, IL, passed away on Thursday February 7, 2019, at the Magnolia Center, Crawford Memorial Hospital, Robinson, IL, following a brief period of failing health.

The funeral service will be Sunday February 10, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, IL, with Rev. T.R. Akers and Pastor Eric Haskins officiating. Visitation will be Saturday February 9, 2019, from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, IL. Burial will be in the Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, IL.

Memorial donations may be made to the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Robinson, IL with envelopes available at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, IL.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Mark Stone

Mark Stone, 58, of rural Robinson, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2019. at Crawford Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending with the Goodwine Funeral Home, Robinson.




Monday, February 04, 2019

WEEK OF JANUARY 28, 2019
Noralee Buntin

Noralee Buntin, 95, of rural Flat Rock, Ill., died at 1:35 a.m. on Friday, January 25, 2019, at the Magnolia Center in Robinson, Ill.

A time of visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, January 28 at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 29 at the funeral home, with burial following in the Pleasant View Cemetery. Celebrant Curt Goodwine will officiate the services.

Memorials may be made to the "Pleasant View Church" or to the "Palestine Public Library", with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Jean Goss

Jean B. Goss, 87, Oblong, Ill., "The Bend", went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Newton Care Center, Newton, Ill.

A Celebration of Jean's Life will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at the Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong, Ill. Burial will follow in the South Bend Cemetery next to her husband. Visitation will be from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. The family requests that an expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Bend Community Club with envelopes at or may be mailed to the Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, IL 62449.

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



Christine Einhorn

Christine "May" (Ochs) Einhorn, 95, Newton, died at 5:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019 at the Newton Care Center, Newton.

Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, at the St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Newton, with Father Dean Probst officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Joseph Cemetery, Island Grove. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, at the church. Memorials may be made to the organization of the donor's choice. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton.



Ronald Birch

Ronald Lee Birch, 85, Newton, died at 3:35 a.m. Friday, Jan. 25, 2019 at the Lakeland Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Effingham.

Private funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, at the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton, with Gene Birch officiating. Burial will be in the Headyville Cemetery, Dieterich, at a later date. There will be no visitation. Memorials may be made to the Oblong Children's Christian Home with envelopes available at the funeral home.



Winifred Kinchen

Winifred Ruth "Ruthie" Kinchen, 88, Robinson, died at 4 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019 at Arbor Rose of Robinson.

Arrangements are pending with the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson.



Col. Jackson C. Reavill (Ret)

Jackson Custer Reavill passed away peacefully on January 22, 2019 in Richmond, Va. He was 78.

Funeral arrangements will be made at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Jack's memory to The Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation (www.alzinfo.org) or to AT Home Care & Hospice (www.athomecareandhospice.com).



Lorena Baker

Lorena Ruth "Loree" Baker, age 77 of Robinson, Ill., died Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 7:03 p.m. at her residence in Robinson, Ill.

Funeral arrangements are pending with Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Winifred Kinchen

Winifred Ruth "Ruthie" Kinchen, 88, of Robinson, Ill., died at 4:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Arbor Rose of Robinson.

Come celebrate a life well-lived with your "red dress on" at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson, where a time of visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, February 1. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 2 at the funeral home with burial following in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the "Alzheimer's Association-Arbor Rose Chapter", with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.

Boogie on Ruthie, heaven-style!



Michael Henry

Michael Don Henry, 76, of Palestine, Ill., died at 5:41 a.m. on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at Heritage Health in Robinson, Ill.

A time of visitation will be held from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 31 at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine. Services will immediately follow and will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home with Jeff Van Dyke officiating the service. Cremation will follow the service and burial will follow at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, HSHS Home Care, or Palestine Food Pantry, with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Francis Medina

Francis Medina, 34, of Robinson, Ill., died at 2:14 p.m. on Friday, January 25, 2019 in Chicago, Ill.

A time of visitation will be held from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 31 at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. A funeral mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, February 1 at the Saint Elizabeth Catholic Church in Robinson, with Reverend Father Flach officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Roy Samuel Durbin

Roy Samuel "Sam" Durbin, 61, of Beecher City, Ill., passed away on Monday, January 28, 2019 at his home surrounded by family and friends.

A Funeral Service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Kaskaskia Church, near Wright's Corner in rural Beecher City with Rev. Nick Robertson officiating. Interment will follow in Lorton Cemetery, rural Cowden. Visitation will be held prior to services from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m., Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Kaskaskia Church. The family would like to extend an invitation to the public for a celebration of life held at the Durbin Shop following the interment.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lorton Cemetery (mailing address 305 W. Poplar St, Beecher City, IL 62414). Hohlt & File Funeral Home, Vandalia is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.hohltandfilefh.com.



Robert "Bob" Aldridge

Robert "Bob" Aldridge, 77, of Hutsonville, Ill., went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, January 29, 2019 in the comfort of his home.

A time of visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, February 4, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Another time of visitation will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 5 at the Heartland Baptist Church in Hutsonville, where Bob was a member for many years. Funeral services will immediately follow and will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday with Pastor Mike Delaney officiating.

Memorials may be made to the "Heartland Baptist Church", with envelopes available at the funeral home and church.  For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Billy John South

Billy John (BJ) South, 83, Newton, and former resident of Niceville, Fla., and Shawneetown, died at 9:10 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019 at St Anthony's Hospital in Effingham.

There will be a time of visitation held on Friday, Feb. 1 from 1 to 2 p.m., at Heritage Gardens Funeral Home and Cemetery in Niceville, Fla., with funeral services beginning at 2 p.m. Local arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton. Heritage Gardens Funeral Home of Niceville is entrusted with the arrangements.



Dustin "Dusty" Turner

Dustin "Dusty" Turner, 58, of Robinson, formerly of Palestine, died at 4:50 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019.

A time of visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at the funeral home with Celebrant Curt Goodwine officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery.


Monday, January 28, 2019

WEEK OF JANUARY 21, 2019
Kenneth Culter

Kenneth Wayne Culter, 80, of Robinson, Ill., died at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at St. Luke Community Healthcare in Ronan, Mont.

A time of visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 23, at the Pleasant Ridge Christian Church, in Pinkstaff, Ill., (the former location of Brookside Grade School). Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 24, at the church with burial following in the Jones Cemetery. Minister Aaron Shirley will be officiating the services.

Memorials may be made to the Pinehaven Christian Children's Ranch, a program near and dear to Kenneth's heart. Its aim is to provide a stable, controlled, secure environment in which young people can reach the potential that God has placed within them. Memorial envelopes will be available at the 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.



Federico Canlas Bantican

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

A celebration of his life will be held on his birthday, January 26 at the Eagles Lodge in Palestine. A time of visitation will be 4 to 6 p.m. with a memorial service at 6 p.m., followed by a celebration until 10:00 p.m.



Anne Black

Anne B. Black, age 75, of Newton, Illinois, passed away at 9:25 a.m. Friday, January 18, 2019 at the Newton Care Center.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, January 25, 2019, at the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton, Illinois, with Dwight McDaniel officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenup Cemetery in Greenup, Illinois. Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Newton Care Center, with envelopes available at the funeral home. The obituary can be viewed and condolences left at www.meyerfh.com.



Gary Ford

Gary E. Ford, 60, Lawrenceville, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2019 at his residence.

A memorial service will be conducted at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville. Visitation will be Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Casual dress is requested by the family.



Jack Harris

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

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



Barbara Knoblett

Barbara Elaine Knoblett passed away on January 15, 2019, on Lake Martin near Dadeville, Alabama.

A Celebration of Life Service will be Friday, January 25, 2019, at 12:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill., with visitation from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 12:00 p.m. Interment of cremated remains will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery, rural Palestine, Ill.



Robert "Bob" S. Wells

Robert "Bob" S. Wells, 87, Pontiac and formerly of Palestine, died Jan. 19, at his home.

Locally, there will be a visitation held from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, at the Goodwine Funeral Home, Palestine. An inurnment and graveside service will immediately follow at the Oak Grove Cemetery, where military services will be conducted by the combined units of the Robinson VFW Post 4549, the Robinson American Legion Post 69 and the Flat Rock American Legion Post 132.

His family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made in Bob's name to the "Pontiac Bible Church" or the "Saunemin Fire and Rescue Squad."

Arrangements have been entrusted with U.C. Davis-Callahan Funeral Home, 301 W. Washington, Morris. For further information visit the website at www.ucdaviscallahan.com or contact the funeral home at 815-942-0084. Online condolences may be directed to the family by visiting the website.



Russell Jones

Russell Jones, 74, of Robinson, IL, died at 7:44 a.m. on Saturday, January 19, 2019, at Lakeland Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Effingham, IL, surrounded by his family and friends.

Private family services have been held, with the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson in charge of arrangements.

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



Alice "Polly" Shaw

Alice 'Polly' Shaw, 84, of Sullivan, Illinois, passed away 11:46 p.m. Saturday, January 19, 2019, at The Crossings at Victory Station, Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Celebration of Life services will be 1:00 p.m. Friday at the Reed Funeral Home, Sullivan, with Pastor Charliam Renner officiating. Burial will be in Greenhill Cemetery, Sullivan. Visitation will be one hour before the service.

Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association. Online condolences and view complete obituary at reedfuneralhome.net.



Wayne Behrns

Wayne Behrns, 91, Dieterich, died Monday Jan. 21, 2019 at HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital after suffering a heart attack the week before.

A celebration of life service at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Wheeler, will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, Pastor Gary Fortkamp officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Paul's Cemetery with military rites conducted by the American Legion Post 628.

Lunch will be served in the church hall following the committal service. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25 at the Meyer Funeral Home in Dieterich, as well as from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church.

Memorial donations may be made to the Meals on Wheels in Dieterich or the Cross Foundation in Effingham with envelopes available at the funeral home.



Doreen Phillips

E. Doreen Phillips, age 89 of Robinson, Ill., went to be with our Lord Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 10:52 a.m. at Aperion Care in Bridgeport, Ill., with her family at her bedside, following several years of failing health.

In accordance with Doreen's wishes, her body will be cremated, and a private Celebration of Life Service will be held with interment of her cremated remains in Kellyville, Okla.

Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation with envelopes available at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhome.com.



Noralee Buntin

Noralee Buntin, 95, rural Flat Rock, died at 1:35 a.m. Friday, Jan. 25, 2019 at the Magnolia Center in Robinson.

A time of visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28 at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29 at the funeral home, with burial following in the Pleasant View Cemetery.



Geraldine Schrader

Geraldine Ann "Gerry" Allen Schrader, 89, Robinson and formerly of Bridgeport, died at home surrounded by family on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 29, at the Cunningham Funeral Home in Bridgeport. Visitation will be held at the funeral home Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. Burial will be held at a later date.



Lorena Baker

Lorena Ruth "Loree" Baker, 78, Robinson, died at 7:03 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019 at her residence in Robinson.

Funeral arrangements are pending with Pulliam Funeral Home Robinson.

Monday, January 21, 2019


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