Karl Williams

  Karl R. Williams, age 89, of Greenview, passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at Memorial Medical Center. Karl is survived by his son Carl (Lana) Williams of Greenview; daughter, Barbara McDaniel of Springfield; brother Earl (Pat) Williams of Chandlerville and sister Mary Bacon of Tallula. He is also survived by several grandchildren, step […]

Joseph “Dick” Vignali

Joseph “Dick” Vignali, age 79, of Sherman, passed away on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at the Villa Health Care East in Sherman. He is survived by his wife, Cathy; children, Damon (wife Lynn) Vignali and Lori (Robert) Whalen; grandchildren, Hunter (Yuko) Whalen, Catie (Ryan) Peyton, Amelia, Ali, and Vince Vignali; and two great-grandchildren, Palmer Peyton […]

Edward “Butch” Collins

Edward (Butch) Collins, age 66, of Clayton, IL, formerly of Springfield, passed away suddenly on June 2, 2016 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, IL. Edward is survived by his mother Mary, of Sunny Acres Nursing Home; two sons, Brian (Melina) Collins of Springfield and Joshua Collins of Clayton, Illinois; two sisters, Cindy (Loren) Keltner of […]

Everett Rush

Everett “EJ” Rush, age 85, of Athens, passed away on Friday, May 27, 2016 at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Virginia; children, Cheryl McKnelly of Rochester, Brian Rush of Springfield, David (Pam) Beckner of Cantrall, Lisa Dungey of Springfield, and Mary (Jim) Dial of Riverton; grandchildren, Matt (Bobbi) Purnell of Edinburg, Gregory […]

Jerry Ingram

Jerry L. Ingram age 59, of Beardstown, passed away on Friday, May 27, 2016 at St. John’s Hospice in Springfield. He is survived by his sister Rebecca (Edward) Kirby of Easton; step-mother, Sharon Ingram of Lincoln and her family; special friends, Steve & Natalie Holliday, Katelyn Holliday, Marybeth Holliday of Athens; staff and residents of […]

Dale Wilhelm

Dale L. Wilhelm, age 89, of Columbus, Ohio formerly of Greenview, Illinois passed away on April 8, 2016 after a valiant 25-year battle with heart disease. In celebration of Dale’s life there will be a visitation on Saturday, May 28, 2016 from 5-7 PM at Mott & Henning Funeral Home in Athens, IL. Inurnment will […]

Luella F. Finch

Luella F. Finch, age 90, of Bloomington, formerly of Athens and Sherman, passed away on Sunday, May 8, 2016 at her residence. She is survived by two sons, Jerry Finch of Vinton, VA, Jim (Cathy) Finch of Bloomington, IL; four grandchildren, Tomika Finch of Thaxton, VA, Michael Finch of Springfield, TN, Melissa (Jacob) Kummer of […]

Kenneth S. Freer

Kenneth S. Freer passed away Sunday, May 1, 2016 at the age of 96.  He was born November 28, 1919 to Earl and Maude Elizabeth Huff Freer. He married Vena Allen on October 2, 1940.  She survives him.  They have been married for 75 years.  They have three children, Kenyon (deceased), Lynn (Carol) Freer of […]

Jim Caldwell

Jim Caldwell, age 63, of Jacksonville, formerly of Fancy Prairie, passed away on Friday, April 29, 2016 at Passavant Area Hospital in Jacksonville. He is survived by a large and loving family. Jim is preceded in death by his parents and younger brother, Robbie Caldwell. He was born June 20, 1952 in Springfield, Illinois, the […]

Mary L. Pankey

Mary Louise Pankey, age 91, of Elkhart, Illinois, passed away on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital. She is survived by her children, Gene (Joan) Pankey of Sherman, Larry (Diane) Pankey of Pleasant Plains, Donald (Stephania) Pankey of Springfield, and Deanne (David) Barker of Elkhart; step-sister, Phyllis (Bob) Hahn; step-brother, Jerry (Marlene) […]