Lester Pope

Lester Pope, age 89, of Greenview, passed away on February 27, 2016 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL. Lester is survived by one son, Les (Karen) Pope of Greenview, IL; one daughter, Sandra Davis of Springfield, IL; six grandchildren, Jessica (Jamie), Erica (Mike), Linda (Chris), Janet, Cindy (Scott) and Tony; twelve great-grandchildren; two great-great […]

William Howard

William Howard, age 81, of Tallula, passed away on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. He is survived by several nieces and nephews. William is preceded in death by his siblings, Mary, Alvin, Dale, Reed, Gerald, and Doris. He was born March 25, 1934 in Bolckow, Missouri, the son of William […]

Wilma Miller

Wilma Miller, age 88, of Fancy Prairie, passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at Memorial Medical Center. Wilma is survived by her two sons, Terry (Brenda) Miller and Tom (Cathy) Miller; two daughters, Candy (Steve) Farmer and Angie Miller; and one sister, Donna Ott, all of Fancy Prairie; nine grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; as well […]

Vicki Craigmiles

Vicki Craigmiles, age 68, of Tallula, passed away on February 9, 2016 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield after a courageous battle with cancer. Vicki is survived by two sons, Dan (Tina) Rusk of Beason and Bobby (April) Craigmiles of Athens; four sisters, Sharon Garrison of Springfield, Gayle (Mike Dirks) of Mason City, Chris (Jim) […]

George R. Withers, Jr.

George R. Withers, Jr., age 80, of Tallula, passed away on Monday, February 08, 2016 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. He is survived by five sons, Richard Gene (wife Leslie) Withers of Petersburg, Bobby Gene Withers of Athens, Donald Lee Withers of Springfield, Ronald Dean Withers of Florida, and Robert Lee (wife Jen) of […]

Helen Tuttle

Helen Tuttle, age 71, of Greenview, passed away on Thursday, February 4, 2016 at St. John’s Hospital surrounded by her family. She is survived by her husband Glenn, two sons, Jack (Stephanie) Tuttle of Greenview and Tony (Brenda) Tuttle of Sherman; three grandchildren, Justin, Austin and Casey; one sister, Beverly Cooper; one brother, Arthur (Sharon) […]

Paula Folkers

  Paula Folkers, age 75, of Fancy Prairie, passed away on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at her residence. She was born December 11, 1940 in Athens, Illinois, the daughter of Paul and Mary Sawyer Wasilewski. She married Myron Folkers on June 25, 1971 in Petersburg. Paula is preceded in death by her husband, Myron and […]

Irma “Corrine” Carter

Irma Corrine Carter, age 81, of Athens, passed away on Tuesday February 2, 2016 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. She is survived by her husband, Lester “Les”; daughter, Nancy (Tim) Galligan of Williamsville; son, Bill (Trudi) Carter of Athens; grandchildren, Matt Galligan, Ryan Galligan, Emalie (Austin) Hemberger, Scot Carter, and Tod Carter; and a […]

Evelyn Freeman

  Evelyn Freeman age 90, of Springfield, passed away on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at Memorial Medical Center. Evelyn is survived by two sons, Mike (Jan) Freeman and Pat (Suz) Freeman; grandchildren, Katie (Lance) Kovacs, Josh Freeman, Aaron Freeman, Megan Freeman, and Andrew Denton; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. She is preceded in death by […]

Don Fowler

Don Fowler, age 89, of Williamsville, died on January 22, 2016 at Lewis Memorial Christian Village in Springfield. Don was born February 9, 1926 in Williamsville, Illinois, the son of Halbert and Bessie Fowler. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers and two sisters. Don is survived by one brother, Earl (Delores) […]