Paul H. Nevitt

Paul H. Nevitt, age 79, of Sherman, passed away on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. Paul was born March 13, 1938 in Springfield, the son of Clyde and Stella Stout Nevitt.  He married Mary Lou Wolfe on May 19, 1962 in Pinckneyville. He is survived by his wife, Mary Lou […]

Kathryn “Kay” Baugher

Kathryn “Kay” Baugher, age 95, formerly of Fancy Prairie, passed away on Monday, January 8, 2018, at Sunny Acres Nursing Home in Petersburg. She was born on January 9, 1922, on Champion Row, Pleasant Plains, to William Harris “Hack” and Lou Ella Humphress Greer. She later graduated from Athens High School and Browns Business College. […]

Carol L. Conover

Carol Conover, age 80, of Peoria, formerly of Athens, passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Liberty Village in Peoria. She was born on December 19, 1937 in Springfield, Illinois, the daughter of Roy and Margaret Bruckmann Ramshaw. Carol married Richard “Dick” LaRue Conover on May 25, 1957 in Springfield, Illinois. He preceded her […]

Ruby M. Behl

Ruby Mae Tolliver Behl, of Athens, IL, born October 4, 1938, went to her heavenly home at 6:36 AM on Tuesday, December 26, 2017. Ruby is preceded in death by her parents, Lorris and Violet Tolliver of New Berlin, IL; husband, Richard L. Behl of Athens; sister, Alberta Courier; and a brother, George Tolliver. She […]

Joshua Plont

Joshua Plont, age 38, of Kilbourne, passed away on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at his residence. Cremation rites have been accorded.

Edna Beryl Renner

Edna Beryl Renner, age 94, of Springfield, Illinois, passed away on November 26, 2017 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. She was born on August 4, 1923 in Sherman, Illinois the daughter of John and Mary (McGlothin) Colliver. Edna is survived by a sister, Doris Polistina; niece, Sandra Yard; great-nephews, Troy (Tammy) Yard and Monte […]

Carol L. Halford

Carol L. Halford passed from this world on Saturday, November, 25, 2017.  She was born the daughter of Howard and Cecile Stites on January 12, 1936, in Jackson, Michigan. She married Gary Halford on August 6, 1951. They farmed in the Cantrall area until 2000.  Carol was a proud member of the Athens Christian Church […]

Bette Gunkel

Bette Gunkel, 65, of Sherman, went peacefully to heaven on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 4:21 P.M. She was born on April 10th, 1952, the daughter of Orville and Mary Josephine Pieper. Bette married Neal Gunkel on October 24, 1975. She is survived by her husband, Neal; her children, Cory and David Dahlkamp and Adam and Angela Gunkel; […]

Norma Jean Miller

Norma Jean Miller, 102, of Petersburg, formerly of Greenview, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 20, 2017. She was born on September 7, 1915 in Greenview, IL to Alva Stephen and Clemma Childers Trumbo.  She married Herman H. Miller on September 2, 1936 at the St. John’s in Greenview. Norma is survived by her daughter […]

Martin C. Nevitt

Martin Nevitt, age 82, of Havana, passed away on Monday, November 20, 2017 at Havana Health Care Center in Havana. He was born on February 11, 1935 in Springfield, Illinois, the son of Clyde and Stella Nevitt. He married Joan O’Neal on April 23, 1960 at the Athens Christian Church. Martin is survived by his […]