Craigmiles, Vicki

Vicki Craigmiles

Vicki Craigmiles, age 68, of Tallula, passed away on February 9, 2016 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield after a courageous battle with cancer. Vicki is survived by two sons, Dan (Tina) Rusk of Beason and Bobby (April) Craigmiles of Athens; four sisters, Sharon Garrison of Springfield, Gayle (Mike Dirks) of Mason City, Chris (Jim) Johnston of Pekin and Pam ...Read More

Withers, George

George R. Withers, Jr.

George R. Withers, Jr., age 80, of Tallula, passed away on Monday, February 08, 2016 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. He is survived by five sons, Richard Gene (wife Leslie) Withers of Petersburg, Bobby Gene Withers of Athens, Donald Lee Withers of Springfield, Ronald Dean Withers of Florida, and Robert Lee (wife Jen) of Pleasant Plains; one daughter, Jolene ...Read More

Tuttle, Helen

Helen Tuttle

Helen Tuttle, age 71, of Greenview, passed away on Thursday, February 4, 2016 at St. John’s Hospital surrounded by her family. She is survived by her husband Glenn, two sons, Jack (Stephanie) Tuttle of Greenview and Tony (Brenda) Tuttle of Sherman; three grandchildren, Justin, Austin and Casey; one sister, Beverly Cooper; one brother, Arthur (Sharon) Nance; several brother and sister-in-laws; ...Read More

Folkers, Paula

Paula Folkers

  Paula Folkers, age 75, of Fancy Prairie, passed away on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at her residence. She was born December 11, 1940 in Athens, Illinois, the daughter of Paul and Mary Sawyer Wasilewski. She married Myron Folkers on June 25, 1971 in Petersburg. Paula is preceded in death by her husband, Myron and her parents. She is survived ...Read More

Carter, Irma

Irma “Corrine” Carter

Irma Corrine Carter, age 81, of Athens, passed away on Tuesday February 2, 2016 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. She is survived by her husband, Lester “Les”; daughter, Nancy (Tim) Galligan of Williamsville; son, Bill (Trudi) Carter of Athens; grandchildren, Matt Galligan, Ryan Galligan, Emalie (Austin) Hemberger, Scot Carter, and Tod Carter; and a large extended family. Corrine is ...Read More

Freeman, Evelyn

Evelyn Freeman

  Evelyn Freeman age 90, of Springfield, passed away on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at Memorial Medical Center. Evelyn is survived by two sons, Mike (Jan) Freeman and Pat (Suz) Freeman; grandchildren, Katie (Lance) Kovacs, Josh Freeman, Aaron Freeman, Megan Freeman, and Andrew Denton; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. She is preceded in death by her husband, Fred and a ...Read More

Fowler, Don

Don Fowler

Don Fowler, age 89, of Williamsville, died on January 22, 2016 at Lewis Memorial Christian Village in Springfield. Don was born February 9, 1926 in Williamsville, Illinois, the son of Halbert and Bessie Fowler. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers and two sisters. Don is survived by one brother, Earl (Delores) Fowler; one sister, Betty Fowler ...Read More

Malinak, John

John Malinak

John S. Malinak, Jr., age 65, of Athens, passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving family after a long courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. John was born July 20, 1950 in Memphis, TN to John Sr. and Wilma Malinak. He was preceded in death by his father and grandparents. John is survived by ...Read More

Cantrall, Margie

Margie Lou “Mimi” Cantrall

Margie Lou “Mimi” Cantrall age 91, of Schaumburg, formerly of Athens, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 15, 2016 after battling cancer with dignity and grace. Margie is survived by her children, Michael (Kay) of Athens and Myra Schneider of Schaumburg; two grandsons, Jason (Jessica) Schneider of Rochester, MN and Benjamin Schneider of Schaumburg. Margie is preceded in death by ...Read More

Hankins, Ben

Benjamin “Ben” Hankins

Ben Hankins, age 94, of Williamsville, passed away on Tuesday December 22, 2015 at Sunny Acres Nursing Home in Petersburg. Ben is survived by his children, Barb (husband Lynn) Casper, Rex (wife Judy) Hankins, Max Hankins (companion Virginia); fifteen grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his wife Gwendolyn Owena; three daughters, Kay Bullock, Pat ...Read More