Obituaries 1-11-2017: Donnabelle Frazier

Donnabelle Frazier

Donnabelle Frazier, 85, of Sullivan, died 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, January 4, 2017 in Mason Point in Sullivan.

Graveside services were held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday in French Cemetery in Allenville with Bob Vail officiating. Reed Funeral Home in Sullivan handled arrangements. Read More

Obituaries 1-11-2017: Alson Kelly

Alson Kelly

Alson J. Kelly, 76, of Effingham, formerly of Bethany and Dalton City, died at 5 a.m. Monday, January 9, 2017 in Effingham.

Celebration of Life services will be 10 a.m. Thursday in Reed Funeral Home in Sullivan with Rick Catt officiating. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. today (Wednesday). Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Bethany.  Read More

Obituaries 1-11-2017: Janet Harchous

Janet Harchous

Janet C. Harchous, 82, of Sullivan passed away at 8:48 a.m. Monday, January 9, 2017 in Mason Point in Sullivan.

Celebration of Life services will be 11 a.m. Saturday in Mason Point Chapel in Sullivan with John Plummer officiating. Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Saturday in Mason Point Chapel. Burial will be in Greenhill Cemetery in Sullivan. Reed Funeral Home in Sullivan is handling arrangements. Read More

Obituaries 1-11-2017: Yvonne Smith

Yvonne Smith

Yvonne Smith, 84, of Bethany, died at 8 p.m. Sunday, January 8, 2017 in Sullivan Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday in Reed Funeral Home in Sullivan with Pastor Barry Long officiating. Burial will be in Marrowbone Twp. Cemetery in Bethany. Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Friday.  Read More

Obituaries 1-11-2017: Jim Ellerbrook

Jim Ellerbrook 

The Rev. James Harry “Jim” Ellerbrook, 94, passed away Dec. 24, 2016 in Indianapolis, Ind. A private family funeral was held Jan. 7 followed by interment in the Palestine, Ill. cemetery. A public memorial celebration of Ellerbrook’s life will be held at 1:30 p.m. April 2 in Allisonville Christian Church in Indianapolis. Flinn & Maguire Funeral Home in Franklin, Ind. is handling arrangements.

He was born April 3, 1922 in Washington, DC, the son of Harry Kelsey and Matilda May Evans Ellerbrook. Read More

Obituaries 1-11-2017: Peggy Gillett

Peggy Gillett

Peggy May Gillett, 89, of Sullivan, formerly of Calgary, Alberta, Canada passed away at 12:20 p.m. Sunday, December 18, 2016 in Mason Point in Sullivan.

Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, January 14 in Allenville Christian Church with Pastor Eddie Miller officiating. Burial will be in Calgary, Alberta May 27, 2017. Arrangements are by Reed Funeral Home in Sullivan. Read More

Obituaries 1-4-2017: Marvin Yunker

Marvin Yunker

Marvin H. ‘Bobber’ Yunker, 66, of Sullivan passed away at 10 a.m. Friday, December 30, 2016 in his residence.

Memorial services were held Tuesday at the Moultrie County Beacon in Sullivan. Burial will be in Skyway Memorial Gardens in Bradenton, Florida. Arrangements were by Reed Funeral Home in Sullivan. Read More

Obituaries 1-4-2017: Myrtle Reedy

Myrtle Reedy

Myrtle L. Reedy, 91, of Sullivan, passed away at 12:12 a.m. Saturday, December 31, 2016 in St. Mary’s Hospital in Decatur.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, January 5 in McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Sullivan. Burial will be in Keller Cemetery in Lovington. Visitation will be held 5-7 p.m. today (Wednesday January 4) in McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Sullivan. Myrtle was born January 6, 1925 in Lovington, a daughter of Frank and Fannie Jane Benton Adkins. She married Donald V. Reedy May 20, 1944 in Sullivan, and he preceded her in death September 3, 2003. She loved painting ceramics and giving them as gifts to her family. Myrtle also enjoyed crocheting and knitting.     Read More