Beverly Cooper

Beverly Cooper, 79, of Springfield, passed away on March 22, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.  She was born January 19, 1938 in Petersburg, IL, the daughter of William Whitehurst and Gladys (Messinger) Nance. Beverly married Harry L. Cooper on August 1, 1957 in Clarksville, TN.  He preceded her in death on November 1, […]

Harold Caldwell

Harold Caldwell, age 91, of Fancy Prairie, Illinois died at 1:00 pm on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at Heritage Health Nursing Home in Springfield, Illinois.  He was born June 18, 1925 in Poplar Grove, Illinois, to Fred and Louise Ferricks Caldwell.  They precede him in death as well as a brother, Louis Caldwell. Harold was […]

Lela M. Brown

Lela Brown, age 88, of Riverton, departed on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Oak Terrace in Springfield.  She was born August 26, 1928 in Springfield, Illinois, the daughter of Alsie and Emma Pope Mitts. Lela was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne; sister, Eleanor Vignali; uncle, Melvin Mitts, and cousin, Edna Cravens. She is […]

Elisabeth Clemens

Elisabeth Clemens, 49, of Bushnell, passed away on March 15, 2017 at Graham Hospital in Canton. She is survived by her parents, Bob and Phyllis Clemens of Springfield; two sisters, Janelle Clemens of Springfield, Julie (Kevin) Thorp of New River, AZ; one brother, Phil (Kim) Clemens of Bloomington, IL and several nieces and nephews. A […]

Joseph P. Sandoval

Joseph P. Sandoval, age 63, of Taylorville, formerly of Cantrall, passed away on March 15, 2017 at Meadow Manor Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Taylorville. Joe was born on November 5, 1953 in Springfield, Illinois the son of Rudolph and Mary Zink Sandoval. He is survived by two sisters, Elizabeth Carter of Cantrall and […]

Mike Freeman

Michael Lee Freeman, age 68, of Petersburg, passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. He was born July 23, 1948 in Springfield, IL, the son of Fred and Evelyn Freeman. Mike married Jan Phelps on June 15, 1984. He is survived by his wife, Jan; children, Katie (husband Lance) […]

Mary J. Kern

  Mary Jo Kern, of Springfield, passed away on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at Lewis Memorial Christian Village at the age of 91.  She was born on January 19, 1926, in Middletown, Illinois, the daughter of Joseph and Pearl Bock Gunsten. She married Orville Kern on October 10, 1954 at the First Methodist Church in […]

Marie A. Lyons

Marie A. Lyons, age 99, of Athens passed away on March 4, 2017 at Mason City Area Nursing Home. She is survived by her children Donna Smith, Judy Hedrick, Larry (Janet) Lyons and John (Judy) Lyons; 15 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and 19 great-great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband Marvin in 1990, […]

Joyce Glenn

  Joyce Glenn, of Athens, passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at her residence. She is survived by her husband, Terry; children, Robert Glenn and Sarah Grafford; a sister, Vicky (Mike) Fry; and several nieces and nephews. She was born on July 19, 1957 in Jacksonville. Joyce married Terry Glenn on June 8, 1992 […]

Evelyn E. Cummings

Evelyn Elizabeth Cummings passed in her sleep on February 09, 2017 at the age of 89 years old in Auburn, Illinois. Evelyn was born in Maroa, IL on June 02, 1927 to Arthur Curtis and Margaret Primmer. She graduated from Bellflower High School and also attended Bloomington Teacher’s College.  She eventually retired from the State of Illinois […]