Obituaries 4-26-2017: Billy Woolsey

Billy Woolsey

Billy Woolsey, 56, of Sullivan passed away at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, February 11, 2017, in Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona.

Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 29 in Reed Funeral Home in Sullivan. Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m. Saturday in Reed Funeral Home. Burial will be in Graham Chapel Cemetery in Allenville with military honors conducted by Sullivan American Legion Post #68.  Read More

Obituaries 4-19-2017: Joann Grove

Joann Grove

Dona Joann Grove, 84, of Bethany, died at 1:50 a.m. Saturday, April 15, 2017 in Decatur Memorial Hospital.

Memorial services will be held at a later date. Reed Funeral Home in Sullivan is in charge of arrangements.

Dona Joann Grove was born January 2, 1933 in Rinard, Illinois to James Lowell and Edna Marie Gibbs. She graduated from high school and moved to Decatur to work at Kemper Insurance where she met and married Jimmie Dale Grove. Together they raised five children in Bethany. Read More

Obituaries 4-12-2017: Mary Flint

Mary Flint

Mary Ellen Flint (Getz), 79, passed peacefully Tuesday April 4, 2017 in Sullivan Rehabilitation & Health Care Center in Sullivan surrounded by her family.

Services with a memorial celebration of life were held Monday, April 10 in Faith Lutheran Church in Sullivan, officiated by Pastor Paul McGhghy. Burial was today (Wednesday April 12) in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Annawan, Ill. Read More

Obituaries 4-12-2017: Doris Bowers

Doris Bowers

Doris Roney Bowers, 88, of Decatur died peacefully April 8, 2017 in her home.

Funeral services were held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 11 in Brintlinger & Earl  Funeral Home in Decatur. Burial was in Keller Cemetery in Lovington.

Doris was born November 12, 1928 in Findlay, a daughter of Oscar and Vera  Morris Roney. She married Robert G. Bowers September 3, 1960 in Decatur, and  he preceded her in death October 9, 1999.  Read More

Obituaries 4-12-2017: Mae Hays

Mae Hays

Mae Hays, 83, of Moweaqua died April 8, 2017 in Moweaqua Rehabilitation & Health Care.

Funeral services are at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Seitz Funeral Home in Moweaqua with visitation 5-7 p.m. today (Wednesday). Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery in Moweaqua. Read More

Obituaries 4-5-2017: Ruth Sandrisser

Ruth Sandrisser

Ruth Sandrisser, 87, of Sullivan passed away at 7:20 p.m. Thursday, March 30, 2017 in Mason Point in Sullivan.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 8 in McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Sullivan. Visitation will be held after 9:30 a.m. Saturday in McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Sullivan. Burial will be in Greenhill Cemetery in Sullivan.  Read More

Obituaries 4-5-2017: Curtis Yokley

Curtis Yokley

Curtis W. Yokley, 46, of Sullivan passed away Saturday, April 1, 2017 in Sullivan. Private family services will be held by McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Sullivan.

Curtis was born January 14, 1971 in Decatur, a son of Maxie and Bebbie Moran Yokley. He enjoyed drinking coffee and fishing.  Read More

Obituaries 4-5-2017: Brian Cookson

Brian Cookson

Brian W. Cookson, 68, of Sullivan, passed away at 9:40 p.m. Saturday, April 1, 2017 in his residence.

A memorial reception will be held from 4-7 p.m. Friday, April 7 in New Beginnings Apostolic Church Fellowship Hall in Sullivan. Arrangements are by Reed Funeral Home in Sullivan.  Read More