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June 23, 2018


WEEK OF JUNE 11, 2018
Diane Turner

Diane Turner, 62, of Palestine, Ill., died at 1:45 a.m. on Sunday, June 10, 2018, at Heritage Health in Robinson, Ill.

A time of visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 14, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine. Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 15, at the Oak Grove Cemetery, rural Palestine. Pastor Justin Sweitzer will officiate the service. Memorials may be made to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



David Godsey

David L. Godsey, 72, Joliet, died Thursday, June 7, 2018, at his home.

Visitation will be held from 12 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 12, at the Prust-Hosch Funeral Home in West Union. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with Rick Hall officiating. Burial will be held in the Bailiff Cemetery, rural West Union, where military services will be conducted by the combined units of the Robinson V.F.W. Post 4549, American Legion Post 69, and Marine Corps League Det. 546, and the Flat Rock American Legion Post 132. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Eric Seward

Eric L. Seward, 48, Robinson, died on Monday, June 11, 2018, at his residence.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, at Highland Avenue Baptist Church in Robinson. The family requests, that in lieu flowers expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Eric Seward Memorial Fund C/O Pulliam Funeral Home P.O Box 121 Oblong, IL 62449.

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



Pamela Schafer

Pamela Sue Schafer, 65, Newton, died at 8:50 a.m. Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at her home.

Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, June 15, at Trexler Cemetery in rural Newton, with Mike Knepper officiating. Arrangements are under care of the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton, Illinois. Memorials may be to the family and sent c/o Meyer Funeral Home 307 West Jourdan Street Newton, Illinois 62448.



Levi Eagan

Levi Patrick Eagan a.k.a. Ashton Winters, of Belleville, passed away on June 11, 2018.

A service to celebrate his life will be conducted Friday, June 15, 2018, from 5 until 8:00 p.m. at Valhalla Gaerdner Holten Funeral Home, Belleville, with Pastor Jared Parker speaking.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Levi's name may be given to Metro East Pride of Southwestern Illinois, P.O. Box 794 Belleville, IL 62222 www.metroeastprideswi.org.



Michael Beatty

Michael Beatty, 56, Newton, formerly of Jewett, died June 8, 2018, in his home.

Arrangements are pending with the Goodwine Funeral Home, Robinson.



Inez Weger

Inez Marcella Weger, 87, Tacoma, Wash., died on Thursday, May 31, 2018.

She worked for 38 years at the B&I in customer service, and was a member of the Retail Clerk Association. She retired in 1988.

A celebration of life service was held on Saturday, June 9, at Lakewood Presbyterian Church, Lakewood, Wash. Condolences can be sent to James C. Weger, 12401 Glenwood Ave. SW, Tacoma, WA 98499.



Josephine Watkins

Josephine V. Watkins, 87, Willow Hill, at 11:20 a.m. Thursday, June 14, 2018, at her home.

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

Monday, June 11, 2018

WEEK OF JUNE 4, 2018
Jennie Smith

Jennie R. Smith, 71, Oblong, Ill., went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday June 2, 2018, at Heritage Health in Robinson, Ill.

Celebration of Jennie's Life will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at the Cornerstone Wesleyan Church in Oblong, Ill. Burial will follow in the Oblong Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. till the time of service.

The family requests that an expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to either Riley's Children's Hospital or the Ronald McDonald House and Riley's Children's Hospital in Indianapolis, Ind. Envelopes will be at the church 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.

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



Mary Beck

Mary H. Beck, 85, Terre Haute, Ind., formerly of rural Flat Rock, died at 2:20 a.m. Saturday, June 2, 2018, at Meadows Manor East in Terre Haute.

A time of visitation will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday, June 7, at the Goodwine Funeral Home, Palestine. Funeral services will immediately follow and will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday evening at the funeral home with Celebrant Curt Goodwine officiating. Following cremation, a graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, June 8, at the Palestine Cemetery. In honor of her love of animals, memorials may be made to the Crawford County Humane Society, with envelopes available at the funeral home.



Jerry Burnell

Jerry Lynn Burnell, 75, Noble, died at 7:15 p.m. Saturday, May 26, 2018, at his home.

Graveside services will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home, Newton.



Dr. William J. "Bill" Bogard

William Joseph Bogard, age 79, of Plymouth, Michigan, died peacefully with his wife and children at his side on May 28, 2018, following a courageous struggle with cancer.

Bill's ashes will be interred at the family gravesite in Palestine, Illinois. A graveside memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 16, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. at the Palestine Cemetery. For those who wish to honor Bill further, donations may be made to Angela Hospice (Livonia, Michigan) or the Humane Society of Huron Valley (Ann Arbor, Michigan), with envelopes available at the cemetery. Bill loved his dogs.

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.



Connie Dunlap

Ms. Connie A. Dunlap, age 52 of Palestine, Ill., died Monday, June 4, 2018, at 6:26 a.m. at her home in Palestine, Ill., of a heart attack.

The Funeral Service will be Friday, June 8, 2018, at 12:00 noon at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill., with Rev. T. R. Akers officiating. Visitation will be Friday, June 8 from 10:00 a.m. until time of services at 12:00 noon at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill. Burial will be in the Palestine City Cemetery, Palestine, Ill.

Memorial donations may be made to the Connie A. Dunlap Memorial Fund with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Jack Hall

Jack Ray Hall, 75, of Connersville, Ind., passed away June 4, 2018, at his camper at Whitewater Robinson Campground.

Visitation for Jack will be held on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., at Urban-Winkler Funeral Home, Connersville. The funeral service will be on Thursday, June 7, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Union Cemetery in Lyonsville. To sign the online guestbook or to send the family a personal message, please visit www.urbanwinklerfuneralhome.com.



Cleo Floyd

Cleo F. Floyd, 86, Robinson, formerly of Oblong, died 2:35 p.m. Sunday, June 3, 2018, at the Magnolia Center, Robinson.

Celebration of Life service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 9, at Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong. Burial will be in the Oblong Cemetery. Visitation is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Memorials can be made to Porterville Congregational Christian Church or Highland Avenue Baptist Church, Robinson.



Kenton C. Carver

Kenton C. "Kent" Carver, 74, of Robinson, died Tuesday June 5, 2018 at Crawford Memorial Hospital, Robinson, following many months of failing health.

The funeral service will be Sunday June 10, at 2 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, with Rev. Jay Regennitter officiating. Visitation will be Saturday June 9, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson. Burial will be in the Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, with Military Graveside Rites provided by the E.M. Coulter Post #69 and VFW Post #4549.

Memorial donations may be made to the Charity of the Donor's Choice with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Betty Morrison

Betty Frances Morrison, 96, Robinson, died at 7:15 a.m. (EST) Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at Gentle Care of Vincennes, Ind.

A time of visitation will be held from 12 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 12, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with burial following in the Robinson New Cemetery. Pastor Billie Ray Ulrey will officiate the services. In honor of Betty's love of animals, memorials may be made to the Crawford County Humane Society. Memorials may also be made to the Robinson Area Food Pantry, with envelopes will be available at the funeral home.



Rodney Hart

Rodney Hart, 49, Robinson, died at 12:01 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at his home.

Arrangements are pending with the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson.



Toney Turpin

Toney Turpin, 75, Robinson, died at 1:50 a.m. Thursday June 7, 2018 at his residence in Robinson, following several

years of declining health.

Funeral arrangements are pending with Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson.



Michael Beaulieu

Michael Delor Beaulieu, 52, Toledo, and formerly of Dieterich, and Effingham, died at 6:03 a.m. Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at his home.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, June 8, 2018, at the Meyer Funeral Home in Dieterich, with Tom Skinner officiating. Visitation will be held two hours before the services.

Monday, June 04, 2018

WEEK OF MAY 29, 2018
Raymond Lovellette

Raymond Jerald Lovellette, 31, of Robinson, Ill., died Saturday, May 12, 2018, in Arkansas.

A time of visitation will be held from 4:00 and 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 31, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. A celebration of life service will immediately follow and will be held at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Celebrant Curt Goodwine officiating.

During the service, friends and family will be encouraged to share some favorite memories shared with this special man. The family requests that anyone planning to attend would come dressed casually. Instead of flowers, an account has been set up at Regions Bank for his children, so please make memorial donations to "The Lovellette Children Fund". For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Deborah Henry

Mrs. Deborah Kay "DEB" Henry, age 67 of Palestine, Ill., died Monday, May 28, 2018, at 6:17 a.m., at her residence in Palestine, Ill.

The Funeral Service will be Thursday May 31, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill., with Pastor Tim Watson officiating. Visitation will be Thursday from 11:00 a.m. until time of service at 1:00 p.m. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery, rural Palestine, Ill.

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

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Victoria Calvert

Victoria Lynn Calvert died on Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Reno, Nevada.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Victoria's name to High Sierra Animal Rescue at P.O. Box 548, Portola, CA 96122 or at http://highsierraanimalrescue.net.



Lisa Hobbs

Lisa Lee Hobbs, 53, of rural Flat Rock, Illinois, passed away Monday, May 28, 2018, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Indiana.

Funeral services will be Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. CST at the Flat Rock First Missionary Baptist Church. Visitation will be Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at the church. Burial will be in the Jones Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Lisa's memory may be made to the Flat Rock First Missionary Baptist Church or the Palestine Food Pantry. 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.



Lois Hout

Lois Irene Hout, 86, Robinson, died at 8 p.m. Sunday, May 27, 2018, in the comfort of her home surrounded by her family.

A time of visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 31, at the funeral home with Pastor Judy Williams officiating. Burial will follow in the Jones Cemetery in rural Flat Rock. Memorials may be made to the Otterbein United Methodist Church in Robinson, with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Rose Marie Buerster

Rose Marie Buerster, 89, Newton, died at 9:57 Friday, May 25, 2018, at Lavender Ridge in Effingham.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated, 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 29, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Wendelin. Burial will be in the Holy Cross Cemetery in Wendelin. Visitation will be held 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, May 28, 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, Newton.



Wanda Taylor

Wanda Louise Taylor, 74, Robinson, died at 4:30 a.m. Saturday, April 21, 2018, at Crawford Memorial Hospital, Robinson, from a stroke.

Cremation performed at Goodwine Funeral Home, Robinson. Memorial to be held at a later date. Condolences can be sent to her daughter, Tammy Taylor-Walden, 10281 S Wildwood Ct, Brookston, IN 47923.



Gabrielle Dorn

Mrs. Gabrielle L. Dorn, age 45 of Robinson, Ill., died Monday, May 28, 2018, 11:23 a.m. at Crawford Memorial Hospital, Robinson, Ill., of an apparent heart attack at her home.

There will be a Private Family Memorial service held at a later date.

Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill., in charge of local arrangements. Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Laura Leffler

Laura Ann Leffler, 37, Willow Hill, Ill., passed away on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at home.

A Celebration of Laura Ann's Life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday June 2, 2018 at the Pulliam Funeral Home in Oblong, Ill. A gathering of friends and family will be held Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at a later date.

The family requests the in lieu of flowers an expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Laura Ann Leffler 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 oblongfuneralhome.com,



Dollie Martin

Dollie Davidson Martin, 89, Dieterich, died at 12:49 p.m. Sunday, May 27, 2018, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, June 1, at the Grace Lutheran Church in Dieterich, with Pastor Jason Rensner officiating. Burial will be in the Dieterich Village Cemetery in Dieterich. Visitation will be held 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 31, at the Meyer Funeral Home in Dieterich, and a half hour before the service at the church. Memorials may be made to the Dieterich Education Foundation.



Betty Jo Goodman

Betty Jo Goodman, 75, Martinsville, Ind., passed away at 7:45 p.m. on Monday, May 28, 2018, at her home.

Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 2, 2018, at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church, 1709 East Harrison Street, Martinsville, Indiana 46151 with Father Jegan Peter officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service starting at 9:30 a.m.

Entombment will be at Nebo Memorial Park Cemetery in Martinsville. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Riley Children's Hospital or St. Jude Children's Hospital.

Online condolences may be made at www.costinfuneralchapel.com.



Jerry Burnell

Jerry L. Burnell, 75, Noble, died at 7:15 p.m. Saturday, May 26, 2018, at his home.

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



Donald Macon

Donald Ebbert Macon, 59, Newton, and formerly of Springdale, Ark., died at 9:58 p.m. Sunday, May 27, 2018, at his home.

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



Patrick Hillard

Patrick L. "Pat" Hillard, Age 77, of Robinson, Ill., died Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at 12:39 p.m. at his residence in Robinson following several months of failing health.

The funeral service will be Saturday, June 9, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill., with Bro. Gene Beard officiating. Visitation will be Friday, June 8, 2018, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 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 Flat Rock Free Methodist Church or the Crawford County Humane Society with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com



Mervin Lemeron

Mervin Dewight Lemeron, 83, of Flat Rock, Ill., died at 12:57 p.m. on Thursday May 31, 2018 in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his family.

A visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 3, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Flat Rock. Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, June 4, at the funeral home with Pastor Burl Shinkle officiating the service. Burial will immediately follow and will be held at the Jones Cemetery, where military services will be conducted by the combined units of the Robinson V.F.W. Post 4549, American Legion Post 69, and Marine Corps League Det. 546, and the Flat Rock American Legion Post 132.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southeastern Illinois, with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Rose Marie Wallace

Rose Marie Wallace, 78, Newton, died at 7:15 a.m. Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at Aperion Care in Olney.

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

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

WEEK OF MAY 21, 2018
Velma Crowley

Velma J. Crowley passed away peacefully in her sleep, Saturday, May 19.



Harold Wimbley

Harold S. 'Hokey' Wimbley, 65, of Lawrenceville, Illinois, passed away on Friday, May 18, 2018, at his residence.

Funeral services will be Monday, May 21, 201, at 11:00 a.m. CST at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, Illinois. Visitation will be Sunday from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. CST at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Portee Cemetery with military rites. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Steve's memory may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children, Good Samaritan Hospice, or Lawrence County Human Society.

Steve and Karen wish to acknowledge all of their friends and family for their visits, prayers, and support they provided throughout this journey.

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



Ursula Russell

Ursula Louise Russell, 81, Dieterich, died at 5:35 a.m. Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham.

Private family services will be held with burial in Dieterich Village Cemetery, Dieterich. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home, Dieterich.



Marilyn Rubsam

Marilyn Elaine Rubsam, 85, Newton, died at 8:32 p.m. Friday, May 18, 2018, at Newton Care Center in Newton, surrounded by her eight children.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m Wednesday, May 23, at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, Newton, with Fr. Dean Probst celebrating mass. Burial will be in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Newton. Visitation will be held 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, at the church and one hour before the mass. Memorials may be made to the St. Thomas School or to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton.



Raymond Lovellette

Raymond Jerald Lovellette, 31, Robinson, died Saturday, May 12, 2018, near West Memphis, Ark.

Arrangements are pending with the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson.



Barbara Hightshoe

Barbara M. Hightshoe, age 56 of Sullivan, Ind., and formerly of Quebec, Canada, died Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 6:35 p.m. from drowning in the Wabash River in Hutsonville, Ill. The Crawford County Coroner's Office is investigating this death.

Cremation rites will be accorded with interment at a later date in the Hutsonville Cemetery, Hutsonville, Ill.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Howard McCormick

Howard McCormick, Portage, Ind. passed away on Sunday, May 6, 2018.

A memorial service was held Saturday, May 12, at Edmons and Evans Funeral Home, Portage, Ind., with Pastor Ben Ahlersmeyer officiating. Online condolences to the family may be made at www.ee-fh.com.



Robert Shidler

Robert Shidler, 76, Hardinville, died Monday, May 21, 2018, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital, Terre Haute, Ind.

Funeral arrangements are pending with Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson.



Joseph Lyle Fegley

Joseph Lyle Fegley, 52, of Nixa, Missouri, passed away on May 1, 2018, surrounded by his family and friends.

Joe's memorial service was on Saturday, May 5, 2018, at the Adams Funeral Home in Nixa, with Masonic funeral service. Friends and family honored Joe by wearing St. Louis Cardinals attire. Memorial donations may be made to his family in care of the funeral home.

"Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord for they rest from their labors and their works follow after them."



Laura Leffler

Laura Ann Leffler, 37, rural Willow Hill, at 1:15 a.m. Thursday, May 24, 2018, at her residence.

Arrangements are pending with the Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong.

Monday, May 21, 2018

WEEK OF MAY 14, 2018
Steven Waldrop Sr.

Steven G. Waldrop Sr., 62, Oblong, died on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at his residence surrounded by his family.

Celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at Pulliam Funeral Home in Oblong. Burial will follow in Harmony Cemetery. Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family requests that an expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Steven G. Waldrop Sr. 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 is in charge of arrangements.



Norman Copper

Norman E. Copper, 89, Newton, died at 2:46 p.m. Thursday, May 10, 2018, at Villas of Hollybrook in Newton.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 15, 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, with full military rites provided by the Ste. Marie American Legion Post 932. Visitation will be held 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, May 14, at the church and one hour prior to the mass. Memorials may be made to the St. Marie American Legion or the Ste. Marie Foundation.



Mike Rich

James Michael "Mike" Rich, (Lil'Man), age 68, of Shelburn, Ind., and formerly of Robinson, Ill., died Friday, May 11, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. DST, at his residence surrounded by family and caregivers following a long battle with lung cancer.

Cremation Rites will be accorded. Family and friends will gather at the Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Ill., on Saturday, May 26, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. for a graveside committal service. Military graveside rites will be provided by local veteran's organizations.

Memorial donations may be made in memory of James Michael "Mike" (Lil'Man) Rich to the VFW Transportation Fund with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Floyd Goff

Floyd Goff, 86, of Robinson, Ill., died on Monday, May 14, 2018, in the comfort of his home.

A time of visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 17, at the funeral home with Pastor Jon Wiseman officiating the service. Burial will immediately follow and will be held at Jones Cemetery, where military services will be conducted by the combined units of the Robinson V.F.W. Post 4549, American Legion Post 69, and Marine Corps League Det. 546, and the Flat Rock American Legion Post 132. Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, a charity and veterans service organization that offers a variety of programs, services and events for wounded veterans of the military actions following September 11, 2001. Memorial envelopes will be available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Roger Zinke

Roger Zinke, 79, Robinson, died at 3:59 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in the comfort of his home.

Arrangements are pending with the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson.



Raymond Lovellette

Raymond Jerald Lovellette, 31, Robinson, died Saturday, May 12, 2018, near West Memphis, Ark.

Arrangements are pending with the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson.



Ursula Russell

Ursula Louise Russell, 81, Dieterich, died at 5:35 a.m. Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham.

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



Barbara Tuel

Barbara Lee Tuel, 81, Flora, formerly of Oblong, died on Wednesday May 16, 2018, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, Ind.

Celebration of Life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday May 19, at Pulliam Funeral Home in Oblong. Burial will follow in Hardinville Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Clay County Home Health Care in Flora. Envelopes will be available at or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, IL 62449.

Pulliam Funeral Home Oblong, is in charge of arrangements.



Ursula Russell

Ursula Louise Russell, 81, Dieterich, died at 5:35 a.m. Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham.

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

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

WEEK OF MAY 7, 2018
Ronald Menacher

Ronald Dee Menacher , 61 of Elk City, Okla., formerly of Oblong, Ill., passed away Monday, April 23, 2018, in Carter, Okla.

A casual gathering of family and friends to share memories and celebrate Ron's life will be held from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Saturday, May 12, 2018, at the Pulliam Funeral Home 302 E. Main St. Oblong, Ill.

The family requests that an expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to First Assembly of God Church 2701 S. Randall Ave. Elk City, OK. Envelopes at or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, IL 62449

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



Loretta Auskis

Loretta Auskis, 78, of Oblong, Ill., passed away on Friday, May 4, 2018, at 9:35 p.m. surrounded by her CILA family.

Celebration of Loretta's Life will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, May 11, 2018, at Pulliam Funeral Home in Oblong, Ill. Burial will be in Oblong Cemetery.



Shirley Zellers-Thacker

Mrs. Shirley J. Zellers Thacker, age 82 of Robinson, Ill., passed away peacefully on Monday, May 7, 2018 at 10:37 a.m. at the Arbor Rose Assisted Living Facility, Robinson, Ill., surrounded by her close family.

Friends and family may offer condolences at her visitation at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill., on Saturday May 12, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow at the Kirk Chapel Cemetery, Robinson, Ill.

Memorial may be made to the Kirk Chapel United Methodist Church, Robinson, Ill., or the Alzheimer's Foundation with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Sara Kimberlin

Sara (Elder) Kimberlin, 81, Palestine, died at 9:55 a.m. Wednesday, May 9, 2018, in the comfort of her home.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Palestine. Funeral services will immediately follow and will be held at 12 p.m. at the funeral home, with Celebrant Curt Goodwine officiating the service. Burial will be in the Palestine Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels, with checks made payable to the "Oblong Nutrition Center". Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.



Irma Marbry

Irma Plunkett Marbry assed away Monday,  April 23, 2018. 



Steven Waldrop Sr.

Steven G. Waldrop Sr., 62, Oblong, Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at his residence.

Arrangements are pending with the Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong.

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

WEEK OF APRIL 30, 2018
Michael Lee Redman

Michael Lee Redman, 62, of Flat Rock, Ill., died at 6:30 p.m. on April 26, 2018, at his home.

A visitation will be held from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 5, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Flat Rock. A funeral service will immediately follow and will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Tohill Cemetery. Attendees are encouraged to bring their classic cars to services. Memorials may be made to the Crawford County Collectibles Car Club, with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Donald Osborn

Mr. Donald W. Osborn, 90, lifelong resident of Robinson, Ill., died unexpectedly Friday, April 27, 2018, at his home in Robinson, Ill., following several months of declining health.

Funeral services for Donald W. Osborn will be conducted Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at Pulliam Funeral Home in Robinson, Ill., with Pastor Judy Williams officiating. Burial will follow in the Robinson New Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until time of services at 1:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill. Memorial contributions may be made to the Robinson Food Pantry care of The Otterbein United Methodist Church, 601 E. Pine St., Robinson, IL 62454.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



James Stillwell

James Douglas Stillwell passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at home in northeast Portland, Ore.

A family service and memorial will be held in June on Mt. Hood.

For those who wish, memorials may be made in his name in support of the Tennessee Governor's School for the Arts (GSFTA). Jim was an alumnus of this program, a four-week summer residency for high school students gifted in the arts. To find out more, visit http://gsfta.com/foundation/.



Jessie Williams

Jessie P. Williams, 86, of Grayville, Illinois, died Sunday, April 29, 2018, at Oakview Heights Continuous Care and Rehabilitation in Mt. Carmel, Illinois.

In keeping with her wishes, Jessie's remains were cremated. Visitation and memorial service are Thursday, May 3, 2018, at First Christian Church in Grayville. Visitation is at 1 p.m. and service is at 3 p.m.

Memorials may be made to Grayville First Christian Church and will be accepted at Cook Funeral Chapel in Grayville. Arrangements are by Cook Funeral Chapel, Grayville.



Debra Pittman

Debra Lynne (Lewis) Pittman, 58, Newton, died at 9:31 p.m. Sunday, April 29, 2018, at her home from pulmonary fibrosis.

Visitation will be held 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 3, at the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton. Memorials may be made for an education fund for Debbie's grandchildren.



Diane Jones

Diane Marie Jones, 67, Centralia, died at 11:57 p.m. Saturday, April 28, 2018, at St. Mary's Hospital in Centralia.

A private burial will be held at a later date. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson is in charge of arrangements.



Peggy Crozier

Peggy Joyce Pinkstaff Crozier, age 85, passed away the afternoon of Sunday, April 22, 2018, to join the Lord and her many family and friends.

A memorial service was held at The Woodlands United Methodist Church on Lake Woodlands Parkway on April 27, 2018 in The Robb Chapel. A reception followed.

A special thanks for the loving care and blessings of Silverado Hospice and the amazing providers in Tamika and Latina.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to: Abiding Life Ministries International/Betty Wells, P.O. Box 620998, Littleton, CO, 80120; www.abidinglife.com; or to a charity of your choice.

Condolences may be sent to: Steven Crozier, 23 Kentwich, Conroe, TX, 77384.

Monday, April 30, 2018

WEEK OF APRIL 23, 2018
Patricia Smith

Patricia Smith, 79, of Litchfield, passed away Thursday, April 19, 2018, at her daughter's home in Muncie, Indiana.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 24 at 3:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home in Robinson, Ill., with Pastor Judy Williams officiating. The family will receive friends for visitation on Tuesday, April 24, from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service at 3:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, IL.



Ray Ferguson

Ray Ferguson, of Newton, Illinois, passed away at 10:28 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at HSHS St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Illinois.

Funeral services celebrating Ray's life will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, April 23, 2018, at the Latona Church of Christ in Latona, Illinois, with Nate Hagen officiating. Burial will be in the Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Newton, Illinois. Visitation will be held 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Sunday, April 22, 2018, at Meyer Funeral Home in Newton, Illinois, and one hour prior to the service at the church. In loving memory of Ray, memorials may be made to the Latona Church of Christ. 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.



Robert Nickolas

Robert Nicholas, age 71 of Olney, passed away on Friday, April 20, 2018, at Carle Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney.

Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, April 27, 2018, in the chapel of Thrasher Family Funeral Home in Olney. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the chapel of Thrasher Family Funeral Home. Burial will be at South Bend Cemetery in rural Jasper County. Pastor Steve Wingert and the Richland County Veteran's Organization will be officiating.

Family and friends can sign Robert's online guestbook at www.thrasherfamilyfh.com.



Donald Davis

Donald D. Davis, 81, of Robinson, Illinois passed away Saturday, April 21, 2018, at his residence.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. CST at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, Illinois. Visitation will be Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 pm.m CST at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Derr Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Donald's memory may be made to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society-Gateway Chapter or The American Cancer Society.

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



Joanna Chancellor

Joanna Marie Chancellor, 81 Toledo, died at 5:22 p.m. Thursday, April 19, 2018, at her home surrounded by family.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 24, at the Meyer Funeral Home - Bishop Chapel in Greenup, with Scott Sims officiating. Burial will be in the Greenup Cemetery in Greenup. Visitation will be held 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 23, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the St. Jude's Research Hospital.



John McCarthy

John C. McCarthy, 88, Newton, and former resident of Tumbling Shoals, Ark., died at 11 p.m. Sunday, April 15, 2018, at his home.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at Honey Cemetery, Bogota, with full military rites by the Jasper Post 20 American Legion. The family will receive friends at an open house at St. Thomas Parish Center in Newton, immediate following the graveside until 4:30 p.m. 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 in Newton.



Gerald Hill

Gerald L. Hill, aged 73, passed away on Saturday, April 21, 2018.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his brothers, Paul, Deward, and Dwight; and his sister, Margaret.

Per Gerald's request, there will be no 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.



Phyllis Ann Rudolphi

Phyllis Ann Rudolphi, 68 of Newton, Ill., passed away at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 20, 2018, at Evergreen Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Effingham, Ill.

Funeral services celebrating the life of Phylli will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 30, 2018, at the First Baptist Church in Newton, Ill., with Rev. Stephen Willis officiating. Burial will be in the St. Mary's Cemetery in Ste. Marie, Ill.. Visitation will held one hour before the service. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton, Ill.. The obituary can be viewed and condolences left at www.meyerfh.com.



June Kenderdine

June Kenderdine, 88, Marshall, died at 12:05 a.m. Thursday, April 26, 2018, at Burnsides Nursing Home in Marshall.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, at the Harrison Cemetery, rural West Union. The Prust-Hosch Funeral Home, West Union is in charge of arrangements.

Monday, April 23, 2018

WEEK OF APRIL 16, 2018
Margaret Brackett

Margaret Ann Brackett, age 83 of Newton, Illinois, passed away at 4:48 a.m. Sunday, April 15, 2018, at her home.

Funeral services celebrating Margaret's life will be held at 11:00 a.m.Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton, Illinois, with Nate Hagen officiating. Burial will be in the Honey Cemetery in Bogota, Illinois. Visitation will be held two hours before the service. In loving memory of Margaret, memorials may be made to the Jasper County Cancer Fund. The obituary can be viewed and condolences left at www.meyerfh.com.



Irene Stephens

Mrs. Clara "Irene" Stephens, age 93 of Hutsonville, Ill., passed away on Sunday, April 15, 2018, at 4:07 a.m. at Crawford Memorial Hospital, Robinson, Ill., following several months of failing health.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday April 18, 2018 7:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Hutsonville, Ill. Visitation will be Wednesday April 18, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. until time of service at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Hutsonville Cemetery, Hutsonville, Ill., at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 19, 2018.

Memorial donations may be made to Riley's Children's Hospital or the National Autism Foundation with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Allie Mae Lockhart

Allie Mae "Sally" Lockhart, 83, of North Judson, Ind., formerly of Robinson, Ill., died at 8:56 a.m. on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at the LaPorte Hospital in LaPorte, Ind. It was Allie's wish to be cremated, with Goodwine Funeral Homes in charge of arrangements. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.

Her family will be in charge of a memorial service being held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 21, at the Crawford County Christian Center (4Cs) at 211 E. Main Street in Robinson. A time of visitation will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. immediately prior to the service at the church.



Jerome Rynder

After fighting and winning multiple health battles, our Superman, Jerome Lee "Jerry" Rynder, age 76, lost his final battle at his home in Evansville, Indiana on April 12, 2018, after being struck by a large piece of Kryptonite.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Alexander North Evansville, Indiana with service following immediately after. Graveside services and interment will be at Alexander Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests charitable donations to the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra.

Condolences may be made online at www.AlexanderNorthChapel.com.



Mary Young

Mary M. Young, 74, Springfield, died at 10:35 a.m., Friday April 13, 2018.

Visitation is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 20, at Staab Funeral Home, Springfield. Funeral service is at 1:30 p.m., Friday, with Pastor Milton Bost officiating. Burial will follow at Zion Cemetery in New City.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or Gift of Hope.



Charles Ruddell

Charles Lee Ruddell, 94, of Robinson, Ill., passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2018, at Ridgeview Care Center in Oblong, Ill.

Celebration of Charles's Life will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 21, 2018, at Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong, Ill. Burial will follow in Oblong Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Oblong Schools Academic Foundation. Envelopes will be available 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 www.oblongfuneralhome.com

Pulliam Funeral Home Oblong is in charge of arrangements.



Richard Williams

Richard M. Williams, age 84 of Robinson, Ill., passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at 5:10 a.m. EST at Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes, Ind.

The Funeral Service will be Saturday, April 21, 2018, at 12:00 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill., with Rev. Jay Regennitter officiating. Visitation will be Saturday April 21, 2018, from 10:30 a.m. until time of service at 12:00 p.m. noon. Burial will follow in the Robinson New Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the Lincoln Trail College Foundation or the Crawford County Spay and Neuter Fund, with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Jerry Goodwin

Mr. Jerry L. Goodwin, age 78 of Robinson, Ill., passed away on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 11:40 a.m. at Indiana University/Purdue University of Indianapolis, Ind., following several weeks of failing health.

The Funeral Service will be Monday April 23, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill., with Bro. Randy Nave officiating. Visitation will be Sunday April 22, 2018, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 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 Diabetes Association or the Charity of the Donor's Choice with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Warren Moore

Warren Moore, 86, of Robinson, Ill., died at 11:08 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at Carle Hospital in Urbana, Ill.

A time of visitation will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Funeral services will immediately follow and will be held at 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home, with burial in the Robinson Old Cemetery. Mike McElyea will officiate the services. Memorials may be made to the "Highland Church of Christ" who will use the funds to do mission work, both locally and abroad. Memorial envelopes will be available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



Linda Ridgway

Linda D. Ridgway, age 65 of Robinson, Ill., passed away Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at 2:20 a.m. at Indiana University Health Hospital, Indianapolis, Ind.

The funeral service will be Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill., with Rev. Jay Regennitter officiating. Visitation will be Monday, April 23, 2018, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 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 Linda Ridgway Scholarship Fund with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.



Melissa Glenn

Melissa L. Glenn, 57, of Lafayette, Ind., passed away on February 1, 2018 at IU Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette, Ind.

It was her wish to be cremated with private services to be held at a later date at the Mount Pleasant Cemetery. 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.



Dean Rhodes

Dean C. Rhodes, age 72, of Casey, Ill., passed away at 8:50 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at Heartland Nursing Center, Casey, Ill.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Markwell Funeral Home with Marvin Leighty officiating. Burial will follow in Casey Cumberland Cemetery, Casey, Ill. Visitation will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. prior the service on Saturday morning at Markwell Funeral Home, 200 N. Central Ave., Casey, Ill.

Memorial donations may be made to Five Points Christian Church, PO Box 292, Westfield, IL 62474 or Oblong Christian Children's Home, 4094 E. 1050th Ave., Oblong, IL 62449.

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



Ray Ferguson

Ray Ferguson, 92, Newton, died at 10:28 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at HSHS St. John's Hospital in Springfield.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, April 23, at the Latona Church of Christ in Latona, with Nate Hagen officiating. Burial will be in the Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Newton. Visitation will be held 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, April 22, at Meyer Funeral Home in Newton, and one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorials may be made to the Latona Church of Christ. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton.

Monday, April 16, 2018

WEEK OF APRIL 9, 2018
Paula Myers

Paula June Myers, 51, of Robinson, Ill., died at 9:08 a.m. on Friday, April 6, 2018, at Crawford Memorial Hospital in Robinson.

A time of visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11, at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 12, at the funeral home with burial following in the Berlin Cemetery. Sheila Ducommon will officiate the services. Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association, with envelopes available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.



John Adams

John Charles Adams, 95, of Paris, Illinois, passed from this earth at 3:10 a.m. Monday, April 09, 2018, at Paris Healthcare Center.

For those who wish, the family suggests that memorials be made to Pinehaven Christian Children's Ranch in St. Ignatius, Montana.

Services celebrating his life will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at Templeton Funeral Home in Paris. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, east of Kansas. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the funeral home.

Additional information and online condolences available at www.TempletonFuneralHome.com



Daniel "Dan" Jansen

Daniel Gene "Dan" Jansen, 52, Newton, died at 6:56 a.m. Monday, April 9, 2018, at HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, April 13, at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, Newton, with Fr. Dean Probst, celebrating mass. Burial will be in the St. Joseph Cemetery in Island Grove. Visitation will be held 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 12, at the church and one hour before the mass. Memorials may be made to his children's education fund. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton, Illinois.



Della Mae Watts

Della Mae Watts, 81, Robinson, died at 7 p.m. Monday, April 9, 2018, at Heritage Health in Robinson.

A private burial will be held at a later date. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson is in charge of arrangements.



Joseph "Joe" Kincaid

Millard Joseph "Joe" Kincaid, 51, Lawrenceville, died Wednesday, April 11, 2018, no cause given, at his home surrounded by his family.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 14, at the Cunningham Funeral Home, Bridgeport. Visitation will be Friday evening from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Cremation will follow services.

Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.cunninghamfuneralhomes.com.



Margaret Meyer

Margaret L. Meyer, 84, Wheeler, died at 6:10 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at Lakeland Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Effingham.

She worked hard on the farm, planting a big garden and pitching in with the other chores.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 16, at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in rural Dieterich (Bishop Creek), with Fr. Bill Rooney, celebrating mass. Burial will be in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Dieterich. Visitation will be held 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, April 15, at the church with a parish wake service at 6:45 p.m. Visitation will also be held one hour prior to mass. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home in Dieterich.


Tuesday, April 10, 2018


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