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May 20, 2019


WEEK OF MAY 14, 2019
Pastor Harold L. Fuller

Pastor Harold L. Fuller, of Gresham, Ore., formerly of Palestine, died April 14, 2019, in Portland at the age of 87.

A funeral for Pastor Harold L. Fuller was held at 11 a.m., Friday, April 26, at Grace Community Church, Gresham. Private interment was in Douglass Pioneer Cemetery by Gresham Memorial Chapel. Contributions may be made to Pleasant Home Community Church, 32120 S.E. Dodge Park Blvd., Gresham OR 97080.



Geraldine Goff

Mrs. Geraldine K. "Geri" Goff, age 77 of Robinson, Ill., passed away Friday, May 10, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. at her residence in Robinson, Ill., following a long battle with lung cancer.

The funeral service will be Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill.; with Pastor Christopher DeWitt officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday May 14, 2019 from 12:00 noon until time of services at 2:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill. Burial will be in the Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Ill.

Memorial donations may be made to the Geraldine K. "Geri" Goff memorial fund for final expenses with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Billy Joe Carter

Billy Joe Carter, 82, of rural Flat Rock, Ill., died at 1:37 p.m. (EST) on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute, Ind.

Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 18th at the Port Jackson Cemetery with Pastor Jon Wiseman officiating. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Flat Rock is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to the "Riley Children's Hospital", with envelopes available at the cemetery. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Lola Rohr

Lola Marie Rohr, 96, Newton, died at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 08, 2019, at the Newton Care Center in Newton.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 16, at St Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Newton, with Fr. Dean Probst celebrating mass. Burial will be in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Newton. Visitation will be held 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton. Memorials may be made to the St. Thomas School or the Newton Public Library.



Roger Dale Hawes

Roger Dale Hawes, 65, Casey, died at 5:21 p.m. Thursday, May 09, 2019, at Arcola Health Care Center in Arcola.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. May 17, at the Meyer Funeral Home, Bishop Chapel in Greenup. Burial will be in the Greenup Cemetery in Greenup. Visitation will be held one hour before the service.



Deborah Ann Fisher

Deborah Ann Fisher, 66, Oblong, formerly of Broadlands, and Champaign, died at 9:46 a.m. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at her home.

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



Ruth Miller

Ruth Miller, 80, Newton, died at 8:54 a.m. Saturday, May 11, 2019, at her home.

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



Karen Rogers

Karen Ann Rogers, age 64, passed away at home on Monday, May 13, 2019.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 1, 2019, at 10 a.m. at Kaskaskia Church, 201 N. George St., Beecher City, Ill., with Pastor Nick Robertson officiating. Interment will be held at Kaskaskia Cemetery. Condolences may be sent online to www.justcremationservice.com/obituaries/karen-ann-rodgers/.



Rebecca Christine McKee

Rebecca (Becky) Christine McKee ran into the arms of Jesus on Wednesday, May 8, at her home in Ft. Worth, Texas, surrounded by family after a four year battle with Breast Cancer.

A celebration of life service was held for Becky on Monday, May 13, at the Faith Wesleyan Church, Terre Haute.



Elaine Jones

Elaine Jones, 84, Birds, died at 11 a.m. Monday, May 13, 2019 at Ridgeview Care Center in Oblong.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 17 at the Jones Cemetery with Rev. Roger Boyd officiating. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Flat Rock is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to the "Birds Free Methodist Church" with envelopes available at the cemetery.



Ann Nave

Annetta "Ann" Marie Wolfe Nave, 77, of rural Martinsville, died on Tuesday evening, May 14, 2019 at Burnsides Community Health Care, Marshall, with her family by her side.

Funeral services will be conducted at 12 noon on Saturday, May 18, at Greenwell Funeral Home with Brother Randy Nave and Brother Art Orndorff officiating. Burial will follow in Olive Branch Cemetery, rural Martinsville. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 noon prior to the service on Saturday at Greenwell Funeral Home, 30 N. Washington St., Martinsville.

Memorial donations may be made to Martinsville Agricultural Fair Association, PO Box 515, Martinsville, IL 62442.

Greenwell Funeral Home of Martinsville, is in charge of the arrangements.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

WEEK OF MAY 6, 2019
Kathryn Walling

Mrs. H. Kathryn (Kirk) Walling, 102, Victoria, Texas, passed away at home on April 30, 2019 surrounded by her loving family.

Visitation will be Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home in Oblong. Graveside services will follow at 11:00 a.m. at the Oblong Cemetery with Pastor Imelda Ramos officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of South Texas or First Methodist Church of Victoria, Texas.

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

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



Melvin Skaggs

Melvin L. Skaggs, 55, Palestine, died at 8:27 a.m. on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at the comfort of his home after a long battle with cancer.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, May 6 at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine. Masonic Services will follow at 7 p.m., and will be officiated by the Flat Rock Masonic Lodge 348. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with Pastor Jeff Monroney officiating. Burial will be in the Haskin Cemetery. Memorials may be made to "Baptist Children's Home", with envelopes available at the funeral home.



Richard Faith

Richard "Rick" Faith, 57, Flat Rock, died at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 2, 2019, cause of death pending autopsy results.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, May 6 at the Jones Cemetery with J.D. Branson officiating the service.



Delno "Smitty" Smith

Delno "Smitty" Smith,88, Robinson, died at 6:40 p.m. Monday, May 6, 2019 at Arbor Rose of Robinson.

A visitation will be held from 10 to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 11 at the Goodwine Funeral Home, Robinson. A funeral service will immediately follow and will be held at be held at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Tim Watson officiating the service. Burial will be in the Kirk Cemetery, rural Robinson, 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. Memorials may be made to Arbor Rose of Robinson, with envelopes available at the funeral home.



Mark McCormick

Mark McCormick, 58, Palestine, died Sunday, May 5, 2019 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Ind.

Arrangements are pending with Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine.



Thomas Gaddy

Thomas Henry Gaddy, 87, Lawrenceville, died Monday, May 6, 2019 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Ind.

Arrangements are pending at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville.'



Deborah Ann Fisher

Deborah Ann Fisher, 66, Oblong, formerly of Broadlands, and Champaign, died at 9:46 a.m. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at her home.

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



Winfred Dressback

Winfred Elza "Windy" Dressback, 90, Robinson, formerly of Newton, and Effingham, died at 6:14 a.m. Sunday, May 05, 2019.

Masonic services will be held at 12 p.m. (Noon) Saturday, May 11, at the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton. Funeral services celebrating his life will follow, with Joe Griffith officiating. Burial will be in the Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Newton. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the service.



Tancy Finkbiner

Tancy Finkbiner, 84, rural Palestine, died on April 4, 2019 in Clearwater, Fla., where she had been spending the winter.

After a private burial in Oak Grove Cemetery, a memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 11th at the First United Methodist Church of Robinson. Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church Foundation, with envelopes available at the church. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine is in charge of arrangements.



Thomas Gaddy

Thomas Henry Gaddy passed away at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Indiana on May 6, 2019.

Graveside services will be conducted on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at the Lawrenceville City Cemetery in Lawrenceville, Illinois. There will be no visitation. Memorial donations may be made to the Lawrence County Humane Society or Good Samaritan Hospice. Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, Illinois is in charge of the arrangements.

Please visit www.emmonsmaceysteffey.com to view the tribute and to send condolences.



Mark McCormick

Mark McCormick, 58, Palestine, died at 12:38 p.m. (EST) on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Ind., from lung complications.

A time of visitation will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Friday, May 10 at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine. A graveside service will immediately follow and will be held at the Oak Grove Cemetery 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. Rev. Paul Gray will be officiating the service. Memorials may be made to "Riley's Children Hospital", with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com



Gary Bonesteel

Gary W. Bonesteel, 54, of West Union, Ill., passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2019.

There are no services. For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made directly to his family in care of Pearce Funeral Home. Pearcefuneralservices.com.



Randal Napier

Mr. Randal "Pete" Napier, age 89 of Annapolis, Ill., passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 4:00 a.m. at his home in Annapolis, Ill., following a long period of declining health.

The funeral service will be Monday, May 13, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill., with Bro. Randy Nave officiating. Visitation will be Sunday, May 12, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill. Burial will be in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, rural Annapolis, Ill.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Phillip Otey

Phillip Otey, 70, Flat Rock, died at 3:10 p.m. (EST) Wednesday, May 8, 2019 in Indianapolis, Ind.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 18 at the Hardinville Cemetery, where military honors will be accorded. Celebrant Curt Goodwine will officiate the service. The funeral home in Flat Rock is in charge of arrangements.



Lola Rohr

Lola M. Rohr, 96, Newton, died at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at the Newton Care Center in Newton.

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



Jeffrey Matson

Jeffrey Lynn Matson, 65, Rose Hill, died at 2:40 p.m. Tuesday, May 07, 2019, at his home.

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



Marilyn Zumbahlen

Marilyn Ann (Dhom) Zumbahlen, 83, Dieterich, died at 9:43 p.m. Wednesday, May 08, 2019, at the HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 13, at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Bishop Creek rural Dieterich, with Fr. Bill Rooney celebrating mass. Burial will be in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Dieterich. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, May 12, at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Bishop Creek (rural Dieterich). There will also be a visitation 9 to 10 a.m. before the mass in church. Memorials may be made to the Jasper County Cancer Fund PO Box 333 Newton, Illinois 62448. Arrangements are under the care of Meyer Funeral Home in Dieterich.

Tuesday, May 07, 2019

WEEK OF APRIL 29, 2019
Barbara Jean Inboden

Barbara Jean Inboden, 87, Flat Rock, died at 4:59 p.m. Saturday, April 27, 2019 at Arbor Rose of Robinson.

Visitation will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, May 2, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Flat Rock. A funeral service will immediately follow at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home with Pastor J.D. Branson officiating the service. Burial will be in the Jones Cemetery, rural Flat Rock. Memorials may be made to Arbor Rose of Robinson, with envelopes available at the funeral home.



Anna Lou Stone

Anna Lou Stone, age 78, of Sainte Marie, Illinois, passed away at 12:03 a.m. Monday, April 29, 2019, at Ridgeview Care Center in Oblong, Illinois.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 4, 2019, at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Sainte Marie, Illinois, with Fr. Dean Probst celebrating mass. Burial will be in the St. Mary's Cemetery in Sainte Marie, Illinois. Visitation will be held 4:00-7:00 p.m. Friday, May 3, 2019, at the church. There will also be visitation from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 4, 2019, before the mass.



William Bruce Branch

William Bruce Branch, 58, formerly of Evansville, passed away on April 18, 2019, at his home in Broadview Heights, Ohio. He was born in 1960 in Owensboro, Kentucky to the late John and Dorothy Branch.

A funeral Mass was officiated by Father Jay Davidson on Saturday, April 27, 2019, at St. Anthony Catholic Church, in Evansville.



Gale Noblitt

With profound sadness, we announce the passing of Gale Norman Noblett, our loving husband, devoted father, and friend to all of those whose lives he has touched, April 20, 2019. Gale left us while sleeping peacefully at home in Mossyrock, Wash.

A celebration of Gale's life will be held at the Cowlitz Prairie Grange in Toledo, Wash., May 18, 2019, at 1 p.m., with a potluck reception to follow. He will later be laid to rest at the Sanctuary Arch in Randle, Wash.



Kathryn Walling

H. Kathryn (Kirk) Walling, age 102 of Victoria, Texas, and formerly of Oblong, died April 30, 2019.

Service arrangements are pending with Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong.



Charles Waggoner

Charles R. 'Dick' Waggoner, age 80, of rural Lawrenceville, Illinois passed away Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at the log home that he built.

Dick's wishes were to be cremated with no formal services. Memorial donations may be made to the Pleasant Ridge Christian Church. Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, Illinois is in charge of the arrangements.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the Good Samaritan Hospice doctors and nurses.

Please visit www.emmonsmaceysteffey.com to view the tribute and to send condolences.



Maxine Spitler

Maxine Evelyn Spitler, 99, Newton, formerly of Sumner, died at 8:32 a.m. Wednesday, May 1, 2019.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 10, at the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton, with Rev. Steve Willis officiating. Burial will be in the Cresthaven Cemtery near Claremont. Visitation will be held 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 09, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Blessings in Backpack or the Maxine Spitler Foundation.



Deborah Ann Fisher

Deborah Ann Fisher, 66, Oblong, formerly of Broadlands, and Champaign, died at 9:46 a.m. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at her home.

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



Richard Faith

Richard Allen Faith, 57, Flat Rock, died at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 2, 2019.

Arrangements are pending with Goodwine Funeral Home in Flat Rock.



Kathryn Walling

H. Kathryn (Kirk) Walling, age 102 of Victoria, Texas, and formerly of Oblong, died April 30, 2019.

Service arrangements are pending with Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

WEEK OF APRIL 22, 2019
Donnal "Don" Fitzmaurice

Donnal Edward "Don" Fitzmaurice, age 81, of Willow Hill, Illinois, passed away at 10:36 a.m. Saturday, April 20, 2019, surrounded by his family.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Ste. Marie, Illinois. Burial will be in the St. Mary's Cemetery in Ste. Marie, Illinois, with a flag presentation. Visitation will be held 5:00-7:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at the church. There will also be visitation held 10:00-10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at the church.



Lora Fouty

Lora E. Fouty, 89, Newton, died at 6:56 p.m. Monday, April 22, 2019, at Newton Care Center in Newton.

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



Danny Lee Finn

Danny Lee Finn, 56, Newton, died at 6:25 a.m. Monday, April 22, 2019, at his home.

Funeral services will be held 10 a. m. Thursday, April 25, at the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton. Burial will be in the Aten Cemetery in Hidalgo. Visitation will be held 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the family.



Charles Newell

Charles Newell, 52, of Sullivan, Ind., formerly of Palestine, died at 3:35 a.m (EST) on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at Union Hospital Terre Haute, Ind.

A time of visitation will be held 12 to 2 p.m. Friday, April 26, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine. Funeral services will immediately follow at 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with Pastor Mark Bailey officiating. Memorials may be made to "Crawford County Relay for Life". Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.



Ada Bickers

Ada Flo Bickers, 88, of Palestine, Ill., died at 7:15 a.m. on Monday, April 22, 2019 at Heritage Health in Robinson, Ill.

A time of visitation will be held 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine. Funeral services will immediately follow and will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home with Pastors Jon Wiseman and Brad Harris officiating. Burial will be held in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Memorials may be made to either the "New Hope Baptist Church Benevolence Fund" or to the "Palestine Public Library". Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Phyllis Wright

Phyllis Wright, 95, Peoria, Ariz., and formerly of Effingham, and Bible Grove, died Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at the Emmanuel Campus of Care in Peoria.

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



Richard Gallagher

Richard Owen Gallagher, age 80, of Kansas City, Mo., formerly of Robinson, Ill., and Decatur, Ill., passed away on April 22, 2019, following complications from cancer.

A celebration of life and graveside service will be held at a later date.



Lora Fouty

Lora Ellen Fouty, age 89, of Newton, Illinois, passed away at 6:56 p.m. Monday, April 22, 2019, at Newton Care Center in Newton, Illinois.

Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, April 29, 2019, at the Brick Cemetery northwest of Newton, Illinois, with Mike Knepper officiating. In loving memory of Lora, memorials may be made to the St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton, Illinois. The obituary can be viewed and condolences left at www.meyerfh.com.



Phyllis Wright

Phyllis Wright, 95, Peoria, Ariz., formerly of Effingham, and Bible Grove, died on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at the Emmanuel Campus of Care in Peoria, Ariz. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at the Meyer Funeral Home in Dieterich, with Carroll Ross officiating. Burial will be in the Shouse Chapel Cemetery in rural Bible Grove. Visitation will be held one hour before the service.



Cory Jon Jayne

Cory Jon Jayne, 31, West Liberty, died at 7:55 a.m. Thursday, April 25, 2019, at his home.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 30, at the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton, with Jack Stoops officiating. Burial will be in the Honey Cemetery in Bogota. Visitation will be held 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, April 29, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Jasper County Cancer Fund PO Box 333 Newton, Illinois 62448.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

WEEK OF APRIL 15, 2019
Rheta Dunlap

Rheta A. (Purcell) Dunlap age 66, of Oblong, Ill., joined her Heavenly Father on April 11, 2019. She was surrounded by family during her final moments.

Celebration of Rheta's Life will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday April 20, 2019, at the First Christian Church, 206 N. Range St. in Oblong. Burial will be in White Oak Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until service time on Saturday at the church. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that expressions of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the First Christian Church in Oblong or Prior Grove Baptist Church. 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.



Roy Cork

Roy DeWayne Cork, 67, West Union, died April 11, 2019 in the comfort of his home.

Visitation will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 17 at the Prust-Hosch Funeral Home in West Union. Funeral services will immediately follow and will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with Pastor Ken Gillaspy officiating. Burial will be in the Walnut Prairie (Brick) Cemetery. Memorials may be made to "Lincolnland Hospice", with envelopes available at the funeral home.



Wanda Rose Weger

Wanda Rose Weger, Flat Rock, died at 5:51 p.m. April 9, 2019 at Riva Ridge Memory Care in Leander, Texas.

A visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 17 at the Goodwine Funeral Home, Flat Rock. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 18, at the funeral home with burial following in the Tohill Cemetery, rural Flat Rock, nephew, Tim Love will officiate the services. Memorials may be made to the "American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship Fund", with envelopes available at the funeral home.



Sandra Draper

Sandra Draper, 74, formerly of Robinson, Ill., passed away Friday, April 12, 2019 at Springhill Village in Terre Haute, Ind.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Indiana time Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at Brust Funeral Home, 400 N Court St. Sullivan, Ind., with Rev. David Cox officiating. Burial will follow in the Hutsonville Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until services Wednesday.



Lorene Roberts

Lorene Roberts, 87, Dalton, Ga., and formerly of Newton, died at 1:50 p.m. Friday, April 12, 2019, at her home.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 18, at Meyer Funeral Home in Newton. Burial will be in the Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Newton. Visitation will be held 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, at the funeral home. Memorial may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105.



Susie Shaffer

Susie Shaffer, 67, Newton, died at 6:12 a.m. Saturday, April 13, 2019.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, at Meyer Funeral Home, Newton, with services to be held at 7 p.m., with Rick Britton officiating. Memorials can be made to the Jasper County Cancer Fund PO Box 333 Newton, Illinois 62448. In memory of Susie's victory, the family will wear pink to honor her during the services and in memory of Susie.



Patty Wade

Patty J. Wade, 70, of Flat Rock, Ill., went to be with the Lord at 2:41 p.m. (EST) on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute, Ind., surrounded by her precious family.

A time of visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 on Monday, April 22, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Flat Rock. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on her birthday, April 23, at the funeral home with Bro. Gene Beard officiating. Burial will follow and will be held in the Jones Cemetery, rural Flat Rock. In honor of Patty's love of animals, memorials may be made to the "Crawford County Humane Society", with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Lee Love-Jacob

I, Lee (Roselee) Love-Jacob of Chester, Ill., want you to know my work here is done. I finally found a permanent residence on April 9, 2019, and I will not be returning.



Steve Waldrop Jr.

Steven G. Waldrop , 45, of Oblong, Ill., passed away on Monday, April 15, 2019 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Ill.

Celebration of Steven's Life will be held at 12:00 noon on Monday, April 22, 2019 at Pulliam Funeral Home in Oblong, Ill. Burial will be in Harmony Cemetery. Visitation will be held at 10:00 a.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 Steven G. Waldrop Jr. Memorial Fund C/O 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.



Rickey Wetherholt

Rickey Lee Wetherholt, 65, of Louisville, died at 10:29 a.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at his home.

Funeral services celebrating the life of Rickey, will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at the Latona Church of Christ in rural Wheeler, with Mike Knepper officiating. Burial will be in the Trexler Cemetery in rural Newton. Visitation will be held two hours before the service. Memorials may be made to the Clay County Cancer Crusaders. Meyer Funeral Home, Newton in charge of arrangements.



Cecil Irvin

Cecil L. Irvin of McKinney, Texas, was called home to his Heavenly Father on March 24, 2019.

Cecil's wishes were not to have a public memorial service. The family will celebrate his life in a private gathering in June.

Memorial donations may be made to the Gary Sinise Foundation (PO Box 368, Woodland Hills, CA, 91365) or the Texas Baptist Men (5351 Catron, Dallas, TX 75227).



Francis Forrester

Francis Okerlene Forrester, 83, Beecher City, died at 12:20 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at her home.

Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, at Meyer Funeral Home in Dieterich, with Pastor Ed Stephens officiating. Burial will be in the Arborcrest Memorial Park in rural Effingham. Visitation will be held 1 hour prior to the service. Memorials may be made to the family.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

WEEK OF APRIL 8, 2019
Henry "Hank" Chapman

Henry "Hank" Chapman, 84, of Robinson, Ill., died at 3:15 a.m., Saturday, April 6, 2019 in Robinson, Ill.

A time of visitation will be held from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 9 at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. A graveside service will immediately follow and will be held at the Robinson New Cemetery, with Bro. Wayne Sisil officiating. As a "thank you" to the lodge for taking the time and effort in building Hank a ramp, memorials may be made to the "Robinson Masonic Lodge #250". Memorials may also be made to the "V.F.W. Transportation Fund". Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Larry Hoagland

Larry Hoagland, 75, of Noblesville, passed away on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at St. Vincent Hospital Indianapolis surrounded by family and friends.

Services will be held at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at Randall & Roberts Funeral Center, 1685 Westfield Road in Noblesville, with Pastor Jim Staggers officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 am to the time of service at the funeral home. The family would like to encourage friends to bring their classic cars and hot rods for a cruise-in.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Larry's honor to the American Heart Association, 208 South LaSalle Street, Suite 1500, Chicago, IL 60604-1242.

Condolences: www.randallroberts.com.



Paul Dunlap

Paul Eugene Dunlap, 82, Robinson, died at 1:40 a.m. Friday, April 5, 2019 at Brookstone Estates of Robinson.

A graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 11 at the Hardinville Cemetery, 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. Celebrant Curt Goodwine will officiate the service. Memorials may be made out to the American Cancer Society, with envelopes available at the funeral home and cemetery. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Marva Bellinger

Marva Lou (Wolfe) Bellinger, 77, Lawrenceville, died on Friday, April 5, 2019 at Willow Manor in Vincennes, Ind.

A Celebration of Life will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 11, at the Pleasant Ridge Christian Church. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the church, as well as Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church. A private burial will be conducted in the Derr Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the New Hebron Christian School, with envelopes available at the church. Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, is in charge of the arrangements.



Anita Louise Branum

Anita Louise Branum, 77, Upland, Calf., formerly of Palestine, died at 3:42 a.m. (PST) Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at the San Antonio Regional Hospital in Upland.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, April 12 at the Palestine Cemetery, with Celebrant Curt Goodwine officiating the service. Memorials may be made to the "Rady Children's Hospital-Pediatric Specialty Care". Envelopes will be available at the cemetery, and donations may also be made online at www.radyfoundation.org.

The Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine is in charge of arrangements. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.





Karen Gress

Karen Sue Gress, 55, of Princeton, passed away Monday, April 8, 2019 at Williamson Medical Center in Franklin, Tennessee.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton with interment to follow at Columbia White Church Cemetery in Princeton. Visitation will be held on Friday, April 12, 2019 from 4 until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

For those who wish, memorial contributions may be given to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation located at 2600 Network Blvd Suite 300, Frisco, TX 75034. Envelopes will also be available at the funeral home.

You may leave a message of sympathy or light a candle in memory of Karen at www.colvinfuneralhome.com. Colvin Funeral Home is honored to serve the Gress family.



Roy Cork

Roy Cork, 67, West Union, died at 8:09 a.m. Thursday, April 11, 2019 in the comfort of his home.

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



Rheta Dunlap

Rheta Dunlap, 66, Oblong, died at 5:55 a.m. Thursday, April 11, 2019, at her residence.

Arrangements are pending with Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong.



Wanda Weger

Wanda Rose Weger, 97, Leander, Texas, formerly of Flat Rock, died at 5:51 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2019 in Leander.

Arrangements are pending with the Goodwine Funeral Home in Flat Rock.

Tuesday, April 09, 2019

WEEK OF APRIL 1, 2019
Jeannie Ji

Jeannie W. Ji, 65, of Terre Haute passed away Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 11:19 a.m. at IU Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

A private family graveside service has been scheduled and a Celebration of Life is being planned for friends and family (Date TBD). DeBaun Springhill Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.debaunfuneralhomes.com.



Norma Agnes Buhler

Norma Agnes Buhler, 83, Effingham, died at 8:28 a.m. Thursday, March 28, 2019, at her home.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 2, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Teutopolis, with Fr. Joe Carlos celebrating mass. Burial will be in the Dieterich Village Cemetery south of Dieterich. Visitation will be held 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, April 1, at the Meyer Funeral Home 307 East Center Street (Illinois Route 33 East) Dieterich. Memorials may be made to the family. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home in Dieterich.



Ron Blaha

Ron Blaha, 74, Wichita, Kan., corporate pilot and jet simulator instructor, passed away Sunday, March 31, 2019.

Memorial Service, 11:00 am, Saturday, April 6, at Downing & Lahey Mortuary West, Wichita, Kan.

In lieu of flowers, memorial established with American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718. Share tributes online at www.dlwichita.com



James Ward

James LaVern "Jim" Ward, 83, Lake Placid, Florida, formerly of Jasper County, Illinois, died at 7:38 p.m. Monday, April 1, 2019, at his home.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, at Meyer Funeral Home in Newton, with burial in the Aten Cemetery in Hidalgo. Visitation will be held 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, April 8, at the funeral home.



Dorothy Weitz Drummond

Dorothy Weitz Drummond died Nov. 30, 2018, in Hong Kong, following a fall while on her seventh trip to China since 1984.

Funeral services, conducted by the Rev. Drew Downs, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 6, at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 215 N. 7th St. in Terre Haute, Ind. Celebration of Life reception will follow at the Scott College of Business, "Magna Carta" room, at 30 N. 7th St. A graveside committal service will follow at the Medsker Cemetery in Clark County, with the Prust-Hosch Funeral Home in West Union, officiating. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the "Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra" or to "United Campus Ministries".



Phoenix Daugherty

Phoenix Rose Weasley Daugherty, (formerly known as) Kimberly Ann (France) Hardy, 43 of Robinson, died Monday April 1, 2019 at 11:18 p.m. at her residence in Robinson. Circumstances surrounding Ms. Daugherty's death are being investigated by the Crawford County Coroner's Office.

Cremation Rites will be accorded with Private Family Services at a later date.

Those wishing to do so may make a contribution to the American Cancer Society in Phoenix's memory.

Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, in charge of arrangements.



Mary Lue York

Mary Lue Sumner Camp York, age 91, of Lawrenceville, Illinois passed away Saturday, March 30, 2019 at the United Methodist Village in Lawrenceville, Illinois.

A celebration of love, light, and life will be conducted on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Lawrenceville. Visitation will be Saturday from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the church. Burial will be in the White House Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Lawrenceville or the Alzheimer's Association. Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, Illinois is in charge of the arrangements.



Anita Louise Branum

Anita Louise Branum, 77, Upland, Calf., formerly of Palestine, died at 3:42 a.m. (PST) on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at the San Antonio Regional Hospital in Upland.

Arrangements are pending with the Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine.



Tancy Finkbiner

Tancy Finkbiner, age 84 of rural Palestine, passed away on April 4, 2019, in Clearwater, Fla., where she had been spending the winter.

Cremation rites will be accorded in Florida and services will be held in Robinson later this spring, with the Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine in charge of arrangements. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com



Richard Henry

Richard Stanley Henry, 83, of Shelburn, went home to be with the Lord on April 2, 2019.

Services to celebrate his life will be at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at Holmes Memorial Chapel with Pastor Tommy Pearison officiating. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until the time of services. Burial will be at Little Flock Cemetery. Military services will be given by Hymera, Shelburn and Sullivan American Legions and the Sullivan VFW.

Monday, April 01, 2019

WEEK OF MARCH 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.



Mervin Deal

Mervin "Ed" Deal, 89, of Dundee, Fla., died at 3:07 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at Life Care Center of Winter Haven.

A time of visitation will be held from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 29, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine. Funeral services will immediately follow and will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday with Branch President Aguirre from the Robinson Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery, 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. Memorials may be made to Disabled American Veterans, "DAV", a nonprofit charity that provides a lifetime of support for veterans of all generations and their 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.



John W. Maddox

John W. Maddox, 89, of Palestine, Ill., died at 2:11 p.m. on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at Arbor Rose of Robinson.

A time of visitation will be held from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. on Monday, March 25, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine. The Palestine Masonic Lodge 849 will conduct a Masonic service at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, with a funeral service conducted by Celebrant Curt Goodwine to follow. Burial will be in the Palestine Cemetery. Memorials may be made to "Shriner's Hospital for Children", with envelopes available at the funeral home. Family and friends are also invited to bring unused glasses to John's service, to be donated in honor of his involvement in the Lion's Club. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com



Robert Price

Robert Kent Price, 70, Louisville, Kentucky, died March 21, 2019, after a long battle against cancer.

Visitation will be Tuesday, March 26 from 3 to 7 p.m. at Highlands Funeral Home, 3331 Taylorsville Rd., Louisville. Memorial Service will be 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Kentucky Humane Society or VFW Post 1170-Middletown, 107 N. Evergreen Rd., Louisville, KY 40243.



Mary Newell

Mary Newell, 58, of Dennison, Ill., died at 10:26 a.m. (EST) on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute, Ind.

A private family graveside service will be held in the Brockville Cemetery, rural Newton, Ill. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to her memorial fund, with checks made payable to "Goodwine Funeral Homes". For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Mary Ferguson

Mary A. Ferguson, 92, of Robinson, Ill., formerly of Willow Hill, Ill., went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday March 24, 2019 at Brookstone Estates in Robinson, Ill.

Celebration of Mary's Life will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday March 30, 2019 at Pulliam Funeral Home in Oblong, Ill. Burial will follow in Mound Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.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 Mound Cemetery 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 Oblong, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.



Eugene Hartrich

Eugene Hubert "Hop" Hartrich, 96, of Sainte Marie, died at 1:10 p.m. Saturday, March 23, 2019, at the Newton Care Center in Newton.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 28, at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Ste. Marie, with Fr. Dean Probst celebrating mass. Burial will be in the St. Mary's Cemetery with full military rites by the Ste. Marie American Legion Post 932. Visitation will be held 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday, March 28, at the church. Memorials may be made to the Ste. Marie Foundation. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton.



Josephine Kapper

Josephine L. (Nix) Kapper, 90, of Olney and formerly of West Liberty, died at 10:20 a.m. Monday, March 25, 2019, at Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 30, 2019, at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Ste. Marie, with Fr. Dean Probst celebrating mass. Burial will be in the St. Mary's Cemetery in Ste. Marie. Visitation will be held 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 30, at the church. Memorials may be made to the St. Thomas School. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton.



Mervin Deal

Mervin "Ed" Deal, 89, of Dundee, Fla., died at 3:07 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at Life Care Center of Winter Haven.

A time of visitation will be held from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 29, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine. Funeral services will immediately follow and will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday with Branch President Aguirre from the Robinson Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery, 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. Memorials may be made to Disabled American Veterans, "DAV", a nonprofit charity that provides a lifetime of support for veterans of all generations and their 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.



Theoria Ireland

Mrs. Theoria F. Ireland, age 96 of Robinson, Ill., died Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 5:38 a.m. at the United Methodist Village, Lawrenceville, Ill., following a period of deteriorating health.

The funeral service will be conducted on Monday, April 1, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill., with Rev. T.R. Akers officiating. Visitation will be Monday from 11:00 a.m. until time of service at 1:00 p.m. at the Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill. Burial will follow services in the Mound Cemetery, rural Jasper County, Ill.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Norma Agnes Buhler

Norma Agnes Buhler, 83, Effingham, died at 8:28 a.m. Thursday, March 28, 2019, at her home.

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

Wednesday, March 27, 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, Ill., passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute, Ind., after a brief illness.

Visitation will be from 1 to 4 P.M. Sunday March 24, 2019 at the Pulliam Funeral Home in Robinson, Ill. There will be a private family graveside service at Bradbury Cemetery near West York, Ill.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that an expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Crawford County Humane Society with envelopes at the funeral home or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home, P.O. Box 121, Oblong, IL 62449.

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



Stella Sturm

Stella Mae Sturm, of Tullahoma, passed this life on Monday, March 18, 2019 at NHC in Tullahoma at the age of 91.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Kilgore Funeral Home from 10:00 to 11:00 am. A private graveside will be held with Rev. Marty Nutter officiating. For those who wish, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either the Alzheimer's Association, 225 North Michigan Avenue, Floor 17, Chicago, Illinois 60601 or the American Heart Association, Greater Southeast Affiliate, P.O. Box 840692, Dallas, Texas 75284-0692.



Jerry Ray Gosnell

Jerry Ray Gosnell, 53, Olney and formerly of Lawrence County, died after battling cancer, Wednesday, March 20, 2019 in Olney at Helia Healthcare.

There are no formal services planned at this time. Cunningham Funeral Home of Bridgeport is assisting the family.

Memorial contributions can be made to the family through the funeral home.



James Price

James Daniel "Dan" Price, 74, Norris City, died at 8:37 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at Linda White Hospice House, Evansville, IN.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 22 at the Ditney Ridge Baptits Church, Norris City. Funeral services will be Saturday, March 23, at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Dan's memory to Shriners Hospital for Children, and will be accepted at Campbell Funeral Home, Norris City, who is in charge of arrangements.



John W. Maddox

John W. Maddox, 89, Palestine, died at 2:11 p.m. Thursday, March 21, 2019 at Arbor Rose of Robinson.

A time of visitation will be held from 12 to 2 p.m. Monday, March 25, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine. Funeral services will immediately follow and will be held at 2 p.m. Monday with Celebrant Curt Goodwine officiating. Burial will be in the Palestine Cemetery.



Mervin Deal

Mervin Deal, 89, Winter Haven, Fla., died at 3:07 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at Life Care Center of Winter Haven.

A time of visitation will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. Friday, March 29, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine. Funeral services will immediately follow and will be held at 10 a.m. Friday with Branch President Aguirre from the Robinson Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery.



Louise Short

Louise Short, 89, Newton, died at 7:22 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at her home, at The Villas of Holly Brook in Newton.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, March 25, at the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton, with Virgil Cinsey officiating. Burial will be in the Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Newton. Visitation will be held two hours before the service. Memorials may be made to the Jasper Post 20 American Legion - Veteran's Christmas Fund.

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


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