Sarah A. Benner

Sarah Benner, age 89, of Williamsville, passed away on Sunday October 30, 2016 at her residence. She is survived by her children, Kathy (Dave) Lemme of Williamsville, Tom (Marty) Benner of Shelbyville, Nadine (Mark) Hayward of Sherman, Steve (Teresa) Benner of Williamsville, Dave (Lori) Benner of Buffalo; fourteen grandchildren; and thirteen great-grandchildren. Sarah was born […]

Lola P. Hill

Lola P. Hill, age 96, of Springfield, formerly of Cantrall, passed away on Friday, October 28, 2016 at her residence surrounded by her family. She is survived by her husband, Leonard; children, Linda (Danny) Clymer of Manchester, NH, and L. Kent Hill of Glenarm, IL; nine grandchildren; and sixteen great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death […]

Charles “Bob” Rebbe

Charles Robert Rebbe, 91, passed away on October 23, 2016 at his home in Petersburg surrounded by his family. Bob was born September 25, 1925 to Frank and Alma Rebbe. His parents, six sisters, and granddaughter Zoe Rebbe all preceded him in death. He married Jane Thomas on July 22, 1950. They had six children, […]

Michael Johns

Michael Johns, age 63, of Cantrall passed away on October 21, 2016 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield surrounded by his family. He is survived by his husband, Stephen Goodson of Cantrall; sister, Vicky Barton of Edwardsville; sister-in-law, Teresa (Scott) Blauvelt of Cantrall; as well as several nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and close […]

Ellen Marcy

Ellen Marcy, age 32, of Petersburg, passed away on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at her residence. She is survived by her parents, Bruce and Judy Campbell; children, Chloe Marcy, Payton Lynch, and Hailey Campbell; sister, Laurie (husband Trent) Thomas; nephew, Remington Thomas; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins. She is preceded in death by a […]

Mary Deckard

Mary Deckard, age 87, of Sherman, passed away on Monday, September 12, 2016 at Villa Health Care East in Sherman. She is survived by her son, Bob Deckard of Springfield; two grandchildren, Aaron (wife Holly) Deckard of Springfield and Devin (husband Ty) Bennett of Michigan; and five great-grandchildren, Nola, Blaise, Allana, Kendal, and Addison. Mary […]

Georgiann Albright

Georgiann Carol Albright, 89, passed away on September 10, 2016, at Heritage Health in Springfield. Georgiann was born September 2, 1927, in Springfield, to Edgar and Nellie (Nottingham) Marion. She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and seven sisters. Georgiann is survived by her children, Penny Nickel of Springfield, Daniel of Aurora, […]

David J. Root

David Root, age 42, of Sherman, passed away on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. David was born February 23, 1974 in DeKalb, Illinois the son of James and Beverly Root, formerly of Hampshire, Illinois. He married his beloved wife, Julie Smith, on August 5, 2000 in Decatur, Illinois. David […]

Donald “Boots” Cully

Donald L. “Boots” Cully, age 86, of Athens, passed away on Friday, September 2, 2016 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. Boots is survived his wife, Judy, a son, James (Kadnaha) Cully; a daughter, Susan Shaw; grandchildren, Ian Shaw, Veronica and Christina Cully; former son-in-law, Vince Shaw; and one nephew and three nieces. He was […]

Jeanette Defenbaugh

Jeanette L. Defenbaugh, 44, of Peoria Heights, IL passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, August 31, 2016. She is survived by five daughters, Jessica Ohare of Athens, Jordan Haveman (husband Daniel) of Huber Heights, Ohio, and Kailee, Chloe, and Chelsea Edwards of Peoria Heights, IL, and one granddaughter, Mallory Hopper of Athens. She is also survived […]