Obituaries 11-2-2016: Jack Wheeler, Jr.

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Jack “Jackie” Otis Wheeler, Jr., 56, of Bethany passed away at 8:14 p.m. Saturday, October 29, 2016 surrounded by his loved ones.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, November 5 in Heartland Community Church in Decatur with Pastor Dave Blessent officiating and Pastor Joe Bowman assisting. Visitation will be held 1-3 p.m. Saturday in Heartland Community Church in Decatur. Jackie will take his final ride starting at Coziahr Harley Davidson in Forsyth prior to the visitation with kickstands up at 11:30 a.m. Burial will be at a later date in Marrowbone Township Cemetery in Bethany. A dinner and celebration will immediately follow the funeral at The Publisher in Bethany. Arrangements were made by McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Sullivan. Jackie was born October 24, 1960 in Decatur, a son of Jack Otis, Sr. and Doris Dempsey Wheeler. He married Diana L. Wheeler September 8, 2010 in Decatur. Jackie was a member of APA since 2010. Jackie was an over the road truck driver for H.O. Dick and ADM trucking for many years.  Read More

Obituaries 11-2-2016: Bud Clark

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Charles F. “Bud” Clark, 86, of Decatur, formerly of Bethany, died at 5:25 p.m. Thursday, October 27, 2016 in Decatur Memorial Hospital.

Services were held at 11 a.m. today (Wednesday) in Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home in Decatur with burial in Graceland Cemetery. Read More

Obituaries 11-2-2016: Gene Crickman

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Gene “Bear” A. Crickman, 76, of Sullivan, formerly of Findlay, passed away Sunday, October 30, 2016 in St. Mary’s Hospital in Decatur. Born July 27, 1940 in Decatur, he was the son of Guy and Telitha Sutton Crickman.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday in Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Findlay. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday in Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Findlay. Burial will be in the Findlay Cemetery with military honors by the Findlay American Legion.   Read More

Obituaries 10-26-2016: John Moon

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John Westlake Moon, 88, of Shelbyville died at 7:05 a.m. Friday, October 21, 2016 in his residence.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Monday in Howe and Yockey Funeral Home in Shelbyville with Pastor Kevin Vanderlaan and Pastor Gail Allen officiating. Burial with military rites by Shelby County Honor Guard was in Glenwood Cemetery in Shelbyville. Read More

Obituaries 10-26-2016: Rachel Dettling

dettling-obit-photoRachel Dettling

Rachel Michelle Dettling, 19, of Mattoon, formerly of Hammond, passed away Saturday, October 22, 2016.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, October 28 in Hilligoss Shrader Funeral Home, 66 East US Highway 36 in Atwood with the Rev. Gene Godfrey officiating. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home. Burial will be in Hammond Cemetery in Hammond. Casual attire is requested by the family.

Rachel was born December 4, 1996 in Urbana, the daughter of Neil M. and Carla J. Coventry Dettling.  Read More

Obituaries 10-26-2016: Iryis Walker

Iryis Walker

Iryis “Faye” Pritts Walker of Morton, Ill. died Tuesday, July 19, 2016 in Evanston.

Cremation has been accorded, and a celebration of her life will be held in her home in Morton (907 Sunset Rd) Saturday, Nov. 5 with an open house 2-5 p.m. and a memorial service at 3:30 p.m. Read More

Obituaries 10-19-2016: Judy Ozee

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Judy K. Ozee, 74, a resident of Mason Point in Sullivan, passed away in Decatur Memorial Hospital in Decatur Sunday, October 16, 2016.

Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, October 20 in McMullin-Young Funeral Home, 503 W. Jackson St. in Sullivan. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 am Friday, October 21, also in McMullin-Young Funeral Home with Pastor Ryan Martin officiating. Interment will be in Marrowbone Cemetery in Bethany.  Read More

Obituaries 10-19-2016: Clara Yoder

Clara Yoder 

Funeral services for Clara S. Yoder, 85, of Arthur were held at 9 a.m. October 13 in the Otto Center in rural Arthur. Burial was in Otto Cemetery in rural Arthur.

She was born September 28, 1931 in Arthur, a daughter of Solomon D. and Maryan Stutzman Beachy.  Read More