Kathryn Cooper

Kathryn Cooper, age 84, of Sweetwater, passed away on Friday, May 26, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center. Kathryn is survived by her daughter Hollie (Dennis) Dean of Belle, MO; two sons, Michael (Cindy) Cooper of Tampa, FL, Kevin (Janet) Cooper of Springfield, IL; four grandchildren, Rebecca, Rachel, Ashley, Joey and five great-grandchildren. She is preceded […]

Melinda Rose Woodrum

Rose Woodrum, age 81, of Petersburg, passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017 at her daughter’s home in Kilbourne, Illinois. She is survived by four children, Bev (Bob) Severns, Chuck Woodrum, Becky (Ronnie) Snyder, and Jim (Sheila) Woodrum; eight grandchildren; nine great-granchildren; as well as siblings, several friends, nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her […]

Jimmie Peterman

Jimmie Peterman, age 84, of Williamsville, passed away on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center surrounded by his family. He is survived his wife, Irma; five children, Ron (Terri) Peterman, Nancy Emmons, Terry (Lori) Peterman, Bill (Vickie) Peterman and Mike (Lisa) Peterman; sister, Betty; ten grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Jimmie is preceded in […]

Frances Moore

Frances J. Moore, age 85, of Greenview, passed away on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at Sunny Acres Nursing Home. She is survived by one son, Ronnie (Marilyn) Moore; three daughters, Connie (Rod) Leamon; Debra (David) Miller and Elaine (Joe) Eddington; daughter – in – law, Jeanette Moore; 10 grandchildren, Stacey Moore, Ann Hemberger, Sarah Ballard, […]

Leann Garmers Young

Leann Garmers Young, age 81, of Springfield, formerly of Athens, passed away on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. She was born April 19, 1936 in Springfield, Illinois, the daughter of Lawrence and Agnes Showalter Grant. Leann is survived by her husband, Ed; four daughters, Pam (Kevin) Blakeman of Springfield, Patti […]

Violet Betz

Violet Betz, age 75, of Williamsville, passed away on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at her residence. She is survived by her husband, Allen Betz; one daughter, Kari Bland; two step-sons, Terry (Nancy) Betz and Randy (Jackie) Betz; five siblings, Richard (Alice) Griffiths, Bill (Lorraine) Griffiths, Elaine (Phil) Vinet, Gail (John) Cooper and Bob (Rosa) Griffiths; […]

Jan Shirley

Jan Shirley, age 70, of Athens, passed away Monday April 24, 2017, peacefully at her residence. She was born, the daughter of Rudolph and Eileen Shockey of Petersburg, on July 6, 1946 at St. John’s hospital in Springfield. She attended Petersburg Harris High School and was a lifelong resident of Menard County. She worked as […]

Betty Manley

Betty Manley, age 87, of Sherman, passed away on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.  She was born, the youngest of six children, to Grover Cox and Lulu Taylor Cox on September 12, 1929 in Springfield.  Betty married Bill Manley in June 1949 in New Berlin, he died in 2003.  She […]

David Caldwell

David Caldwell, age 66, of Athens, passed away on April 7, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield surrounded by his family. Dave is survived by his wife, Linda; three daughters, Angie (Howard) Hurt, Katie Caldwell and Amanda (Matt) Grieme; one son, Tim (Emma) Caldwell; seven grandchildren, Kaleigh Caldwell, Dani Caldwell, Lucas Hurt, Ezekiel Grieme, […]

Sandra Cody

Sandra “Sandy” Barnes-Cody, age 58, of Auburn, passed away on Tuesday April 4, 2017 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. She is survived by children, Tina Hackwith, Shannon Hackwith, Nicholas Hackwith, and Jody Fuchs; several grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; three brothers; and one sister. Sandy is preceded in death by her mother, Lois Hackwith; and brother, […]