Obituaries 8-3-2016: Jaron Hollingsworth

Jaron Hollingsworth 

Jaron A. Hollingsworth, 19, of La Salle died July 21, 2016 as a result of a motor vehicle accident.

A funeral service was held in United Pentecostal Church in Mendota. Burial followed at St. Hyacinth Cemetery in LaSalle. Schwarz Funeral Home in Mendota handled arrangements. Read More

Obituaries 8-3-2016: Norma Flannell

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Norma J. Flannell, 86, of Sullivan, passed away at 7:05 p.m. Thursday, July 28, 2016 in Presbyterian Rust Medical Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico.

Per Norma’s wishes her funeral will be a private family service in Reed Funeral Home in Sullivan with Pastor Rodney Houser officiating. Entombment will be in Greenhill Cemetery in Sullivan.

Norma was born January 26, 1930 in Harrisburg, a daughter of Roy and Helen Sherfield Dorris. Read More

Obituaries 7-27-2016: Mary Davis

Mary Davis

Mary E. Davis, 99, of Sullivan, formerly of Decatur, died Saturday, July 23, 2016 in Mason Point in Sullivan.

Services to celebrate her life were at 1 p.m. today (Wednesday) in Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home in Decatur. Burial was in Boiling Springs Cemetery. Read More

Obituaries 7-27-2016: Faye Walker

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Iryis “Faye” Walker (Pritts), of Morton, Illinois died Tuesday, July 19, 2016 in Evanston, Illinois, after a five-year battle with stomach cancer.  She was 76.

Faye was born at home in Bethany, Illinois in 1939 to Doris Wilkinson and Norman “Buell” Pritts.  She was the oldest of four children. She married George Walker July 2, 1960 in Bethany, and they were married 51 years, until his death in July 2011. Read More

Obituaries 7-20-2016: Frank Wood

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Frank Jr. “Jake” Wood, 81, of Lovington passed away at 12:57 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, 2016 in St. Mary’s Hospital in Decatur.

A memorial graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, July 22 in Keller Cemetery in Lovington. McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Lovington is in charge of arrangements. Read More

Obituaries 7-20-2016: Letha Rohr

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Letha Mae Rohr, 95, of Mattoon passed away at 7:25 p.m. July 11, 2016 in Eastview Terrace in Sullivan.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, July 22 in Calvary Cemetery in Mattoon. Barkley Funeral Chapel in Greenup is assisting the family.  Read More