Obituaries 4-20-2016: Dale Hodges

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Dale Hodges, 81, of Lakewood passed away peacefully Monday, April 18, 2016 in Shelby Memorial Hospital in Shelbyville. Dale was born April 11, 1935, a son of Otis and Gladys Epps Hodges. Dale lost his mother soon after birth and was blessed to have Faye Hodges assume the role of his mother.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Thursday, April 21 with the funeral service at 10 a.m. Friday, both at Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Shelbyville. Burial will be in Ridge Cemetery. Read More

Obituaries 4-20-2016: Jim Saddoris

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Memorial services for James D. “Jim” Saddoris, 80, of Sullivan were held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Reed Funeral Home in Sullivan. Private burial will be at a later date in Findlay Cemetery.

The former Findlay resident died at 9:43 a.m. Wednesday April 27, 2016 in St. Mary’s Hospital in Decatur. Read More

Obituaries 4-20-2016: Darlene Demaree

Darlene Demaree 

Darlene P. Demaree of Peachtree Corners near Atlanta, Georgia, died peacefully at home April 2, 2016. A memorial service will be held in Georgia at Norcross First United Methodist Church April 23. Graveside services will be held at Red Oak Grove Cemetery near Tipton, Iowa. She grew up in Tipton and graduated from Tipton Consolidated School, Iowa State College (now University), and the University of Illinois.  Read More

Obituaries 4-20-2016: Kay Blankenburg

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Kay Blankenburg, 94, of Sullivan, died at 7:50 a.m. Monday, April 18, 2016 in Mason Point in Sullivan.

Celebration of Life services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Sullivan Faith Lutheran Church with Pastor Paul McGhghy officiating. Burial will be in Greenhill Cemetery in Sullivan. Visitation will be one hour before the funeral at the church.

Reed Funeral Home in Sullivan handled arrangements. Read More

Obituaries 4-13-2016: Virginia Cornwell

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Virginia Kathryn Cornwell, 89, of Arthur, died at 5:25 a.m. Friday, April 8, 2016 in Decatur Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 12 in Shrader Funeral Home in Arthur with the Rev. Bruce Weiman officiating. Burial followed in Arthur Cemetery.   Read More

Obituaries 4-13-2016: Eric Paulson

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Eric Paulson, 30, of Sullivan, died at 9:06 p.m. Thursday, April 7, 2016 in Findlay.

Celebration of Life services were at 4 p.m. Sunday in The Vineyard Church in Sullivan with Jim Plank officiating. Reed Funeral Home in Sullivan was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Paulson was born May 9, 1985 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. He worked for International Paper in Shelbyville. Eric was a member of The Vineyard Church in Sullivan and loved to hunt, fish and enjoyed woodworking. Eric was a kind and gentle son, father and husband. He married Angela Pruitt January 1, 2016 in Sullivan, and she survives. Read More

Obituaries 4-13-2016: Dorothy Sliker

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Dorothy M. Allen Porter Sliker, 91, of Sullivan passed away at 5 p.m. Thursday, April 7, 2016 in Mason Point in Sullivan.

Graveside services were held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 12 in Bement Cemetery in Bement. Arrangements were made by McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Sullivan.  Read More

Obituaries 4-6-2016: Jim Meador

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James W. ‘Jim’ Meador, Sr., 72, of Bethany, died at 11:35 a.m. Thursday March 31, 2016 in Hickory Point Christian Village in Forsyth.

Celebration of Life services were held at 7 p.m. Sunday in Reed Funeral Home in Sullivan with Pastor Ted Hartley officiating. Private burial will be at a later date in Marrowbone Township Cemetery in Bethany.  Read More

Obituaries 4-6-2016: Violet Lee

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Violet Lee, 94, of Sullivan, passed away at 10:10 p.m. Friday April 1, 2016 in St. Mary’s Hospital in Decatur.

Graveside services were at 10 a.m. today (Wednesday) in Greenhill Cemetery in Sullivan with Pastor John Fultz officiating. Arrangements are by Reed Funeral Home in Sullivan.  Read More