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 […]

Margaret Bryant

Margaret J. Bryant, age 85, of Athens, passed away on Saturday, December 31, 2016 at Villa Healthcare East in Sherman. She is survived by three sons, Stephen Yeates, Kenneth (Patricia) Yeates, Franklin Yeates; one daughter, Donna Semon,; three stepsons, Clifford “Pete” Bryant, John Bryant, and Jimmy Bryant; two stepdaughters, Karen Reagan and Kelly Berndt; twelve […]

Harvey Fuchs

Harvey Fuchs, age 88, of Cantrall, passed away on Monday, December 26, 2016 at Oak Terrace Healthcare in Springfield. He survived by his three children, Nancy Fuchs, David Fuchs and Carol (Derek) Squires; sister, Helen Aldridge; and several nieces and nephews. Harvey is preceded in death by his wife Shirley in 2014. He was born […]

Darrell Downs

Darrell Richard Downs, age 76, of Springfield, passed away on Saturday, December 24, 2016 at his residence. He is survived by his ex-wife, Patsy; two sons, Gary Downs of Crete, IL and Jay (wife Tina) Downs of Waverly, IL; one daughter, Marsha (John) Willing of Thayer; two grandsons; Austin and Ryan Downs; mother, Marie Downs […]

Wanda June Hollis

Wanda June Hollis, age 90, of Petersburg, passed away on Saturday December 24, 2016 at Sunny Acres Nursing Home. She is survived by her son Dave (Judy) Hollis of Petersburg; three grandchildren, Heather (Aaron) Hesselson, Gabe Hollis, and Zack Hollis; two great-grandchildren, A.J. and Kenny; a brother, Henry (Vickie) Hillen; and several nieces and nephews. […]

Harry Holmes

Harry Holmes, age 87, of Williamsville, passed away on Saturday, December 10, 2016 surrounded by his family. Harry is survived by his wife, Catherine; one son, Glen (wife Nancy) Holmes of Williamsville; one daughter, Dawn Holmes (companion Mike Kitchens) of Lincoln; two grandchildren, Brian Holmes of Williamsville and Dr. Lisa (husband Rev. Steven Zittergruen) of […]

Melody Ford

Melody Jo Ford, age 65, of Athens, passed away on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at Memorial Medical Center surrounded by her family. Melody is survived by her husband, Charles K.; five children, Melissa (James) Herrman, Kristopher (Alisha) Howard, Charles J. “Jeff” (Jeanette) Ford, Allison Ford and Jackie (Shane Ray) Frost; one brother, Meldon (Helen) Vogel; […]

Donald Eckhoff

Donald G. Eckhoff, age 68, of Petersburg, passed away on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at Memorial Medical Center surrounded by his family and friends. Donald is survived by his spouse, Steve Willis; son, Jason (Amy) Eckhoff; sister, Mary (Dwayne) Rose; brother, Mike Eckhoff; granddaughter, Emily (Nick) Williams, as well as several nieces, nephews and friends. […]