Obituaries 1-13-2016: Margie Baker

Margie Baker

Margie Evelyn Baker, 96, of Mt. Morris, Mich. died Wednesday Nov. 11, 2015 in Flushing, Mich. Funeral services were held Nov. 16 in Trinity Baptist Church in Flushing. Burial was in Flint Memorial Park. Rossell Funeral Home in Flushing assisted with arrangements. Read More

Obituaries 1-13-2016: Jerry Clark

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Jerry L. Clark, 66, of Bethany passed away at 6:13 p.m. Thursday, January 7, 2016 in Decatur Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Sullivan. Burial with military rites by Bethany American Legion Post #507 was in Marrowbone Township Cemetery in Bethany. Read More

Obituaries 1-13-2016: Albert Stumborg, Jr.

Albert Stumborg, Jr.

Funeral services for Albert M. Stumborg Jr., 92, of Effingham were held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Bauer Funeral Home in Effingham. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery in Effingham.

Stumborg died at 9:30 a.m. Thursday Jan. 7, 2016 in Evergreen Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Effingham. Read More

Obituaries 1-6-2016: Marjorie Banks

Marjorie Banks

Marjorie Martin Banks, 88, of Hilton Head Island, S.C. died Sept. 17, 2015 in Hilton Head Regional Medical Center.

Funeral services will be held in Arlington National Cemetery in spring 2016.The Island Funeral Home and Crematory are handling arrangements.

She was born Feb. 26, 1927 in Sullivan, a daughter of Eva Merle and John Earnest Martin. Read More

Obituaries 1-6-2016: Marvin Honn

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Marvin Duane Honn, 74, of Sullivan, passed away at 8:54 a.m. Wednesday December 30, 2015 in Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Reed Funeral Home in Sullivan with Loren Honn officiating. Burial was in Findlay Cemetery.  Read More

Obituaries 12-30-2015: Barbara Lenz

Barbara Lenz

Barbara J. Lenz, 79, of Shelbyville died at 10:36 a.m. Friday Dec. 25, 2015 in her residence.

Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. today (Wednesday) in Grace Lutheran Church in Strasburg. Burial was in Grace Cemetery in Strasburg. Howe and Yockey Funeral Home in Shelbyville handled arrangements. Read More

Obituaries 12-30-2015: Marge Gordon

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Marjory Eileen Gordon, 85, of St. Louis passed away at 4:55 a.m. Monday, December 28, 2015 in her home in St. Louis.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, January 2 in McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Sullivan. Visitation will be held one hour before the services in the funeral home in Sullivan. Burial will be in Greenhill Cemetery in Sullivan. Marge was born August 4, 1930 in Findlay. She grew up on her parents’ (Clarence and Mary Gordon) farm near Bruce and later moved with her family to Sullivan. She had one brother, Harold, who preceded her in death in 1960. Following her high school graduation, she enrolled in and graduated from Decatur-Macon County Hospital School of Nursing. She subsequently earned a bachelor of science degree from Millikin University and a master’s degree in nursing from the University of Colorado. Marge worked 35 years for the Veteran’s Administration at the Denver VA Medical Center and retired from the St. Louis, Mo. VA Medical Center in 1995. She served as the Associate Chief Nurse, Nursing Education and received a number of awards for her contributions to patient care and education at both medical centers. Marge enjoyed the beauties of nature, birds, flowers, plants and fish which found her baited hook. She traveled extensively and was an avid camper. She overcame considerable health issues in her life but succumbed to pancreatic cancer.  Read More

Obituaries 12-30-2015: Leola Scott

Leola Scott

Leola Jane Scott, 89, of Bethany, passed away at 9:02 a.m. Monday, December 28, 2015 in Decatur Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. today (Wednesday) December 30 in McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Bethany. Burial was in Marrowbone Township Cemetery in Bethany.  Read More

Obituaries 12-23-2015: Beverly Brown

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Beverly A. “Bev” Brown, 76, of Decatur, formerly of Sullivan and Lovington, passed away Friday, December 18, 2015 in Decatur Memorial Hospital.

Memorial services will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, December 28 in McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Sullivan. Visitation will be held 4:30-6:30 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. Private family burial was held in Moultrie County Memorial Park in Bethany.  Read More