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 […]

Gloria Pitt

Gloria Pitt, age 63, of Havana, passed away on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at her residence. She is survived by her husband, Bob Pitt, two daughters, Nicole Minor and Katie (Husband Kolby) Batterton; sister, Virgie Craig; four grandchildren, Gillian, Halicyn, Kenleigh and Kambree; nephew, David Craig and a niece Pauline Craig. She is preceded in […]

Laverna “June” Sherry

Laverna “June” Sherry, age 79, of Petersburg, passed away on Friday, January 27, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. She is survived by daughter, Brenda (Cline) and her husband, John Grady of Carson City, NV; two granddaughters, Katie and Shawna; one grandson, Jonathan; brothers, David Lee and Milton; sisters, Sherly, Lorraine, and Pam; several […]

Harold Cantrall, Sr.

Harold Cantrall, Sr., age 83, of Springfield passed away on January 26, 2017 at Heritage Health surrounded by his family He is survived by ten children, Harold, Jr. (Debi) Cantrall of Coffeen, IL, Sheila (Rodney) Smith of Davenport, FL, Esther Young of O’Fallon, MO, Scott (Cindy) Cantrall of Andrew, IL, Ward (Michele) Cantrall of Athens, […]

Mabel Grace McNeil

Mabel Grace McNeil, 93, of Williamsville, passed away at 11:38 pm on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. Mabel was born December 12, 1923, in Williamsville, the daughter of Steven Carter and Margaret McNeff Carter.  She married the love of her life, Robert Bruce McNeil, on October 31, 1944 at the […]

Roland E. Doom

Roland E. Doom, age 72, of Athens, passed away on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield surrounded by his family. Roland was born on August 10, 1944 in Springfield, IL the son of William and Grace Grieme-Doom. He is preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Alice (Jack) Hatten. […]

Willard Hall

Willard Hall, age 81, of Cantrall, passed away on Friday, January 20, 2017 at his residence surrounded by his family. He survived by his children, Nancy Stauffer (Don); Bruce Hall (Diane), Patty Baker (Tom); seven grandchildren Angela Harrison, Joshua Bryant, Jeffery Bryant, Rebbecca Stauffer, Jeremiah Stauffer, Laura Marbold; several great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; brother, Melvin […]