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 […]

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 […]