Joyce E. Marquis Joyce E. Marquis, 82, of Lovington, passed away, 5:50 a.m. Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at Mason Point, Sullivan. Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, November 18, 2017, at McMullin-Young Funeral Home, Lovington. Visitation will be held an hour prior to the service, at the funeral home in Lovington, the family requests casual attire. Burial will be in Keller Cemetery, Lovington. Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice. Joyce was born February 10, 1935, in Kennett, MO, the daughter of Finis and Ruth J. (Moore) Bailey. She married John G. Marquis, Jr. on February 14, 1955, in San Bernardino County, CA; he preceded her in death on November 29, 2016. She was a member of the Lovington Church of God, she was a member of the Niantic-Harristown PTA and drove a bus for that school district. She is survived by her sons, Guy A. Marquis of Lovington, Rock L. Marquis of Lovington and John G. Marquis III of Lovington. She is also survived by five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, her brothers and one son Mark Marquis. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.mcmullinyoung.com
Bonnie D. Wallace
Bonnie D. Wallace, 97, of Sullivan passed away 2:51 p.m. Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 11, 2017 at McMullin-Young Funeral Home, Sullivan. Visitation will be held one hour before the funeral services at McMullin-Young Funeral Home, Sullivan. Burial will be in Greenhill Cemetery, Sullivan. Memorials may be made to the Faith Lutheran Church, Sullivan.
Bonnie was born May 6, 1920 in Sullivan, the daughter of Arthur and Leona (Morgan) Herendeen. She married Luther Carl Wallace on December 14, 1947 in Terre Haute, Indiana. He preceded her in death on June 27, 1978. Bonnie enjoyed quilting, ceramics, gardening and flowers. She loved her grandchildren.
Bonnie is survived by her son Guy (Rita) Wallace of Sullivan; daughters, Delores Casey of Sullivan and Dorothy (Jerry) Barding of Boca Raton, FL; 7 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter, 2 grandchildren and son-in-law.
Condolences may be offered to the family at www.mcmullinyoung.com
June Rose Kinkade
June Rose Kinkade, 87, of Lovington, passed away 2:50 a.m. Saturday, August 12, 2017, at her home surrounded by her family.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at McMullin-Young Funeral Home, Lovington. Visitation will be held an hour prior to the service Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Keller Cemetery, Lovington. Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.
June was born June 1, 1930, in Flora, the daughter of Earl and Eva Gertrude (Snell) Cox. She married Charles Newton Kinkade on February 1, 1947, in Effingham; he survives. June had a passion for reading books. She spent her life as a caregiver, not only as profession, but also to her friends and family. She absolutely loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her beloved husband of 70 years, Charles of Lovington; sons, Charles D. Kinkade of Phoenix, AZ, Lawrence A. (Joyce) Kinkade of Lovington, Gary W. Kinkade of Lovington, and David M. (Jennifer) Kinkade of Port St. Lucie, FL; daughters, Teresa Kay (Philip) Matheis of O’Fallon, and Marilyn J. (Larry) Curry of Lovington; one sister, Lorraine of Alma. She is also survived by twelve grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and four sisters.
Condolences may be offered to the family at www.mcmullinyoung.com
Morna “Marlene” Rozene, 84, of Effingham, formerly of Sullivan and Centralia, passed away on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at Lakeland Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Effingham.
Marlene was born October 1, 1932, in Shelby County, the daughter of Thomas and Viola (Blake) McLaughlin. She married Dean Rozene and he preceded her in death in November 1980. Through the years, she waitressed and worked at World Color Press in Effingham and was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Centralia.
Visitation for family and friends will be on Monday, August 7, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Brummerstedt Funeral Home in Stewardson followed by graveside services at 11:30 a.m. at St. Patrick Cemetery in Trowbridge, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Brummerstedt Funeral Home in Stewardson is assisting the family.
Marlene is survived by her daughter, Karen (Jerry) Fear of Centralia; son, Tom (Kim) Jewell of Strasburg; five grandchildren: Joseph (Rachel) Fear of St. Paul, MN, Justin (Laura) Fear of Rockville, MD, Brooke Jewell of Effingham, Ciara Jewell of Effingham, Daniel (Joni) Hossler of Crystal Lake; four great-grandchildren: Margaret, Joshua, Eli and Lennon; four sisters: Beverly (Dwight) Storm of Stewardson, Diana Storm of Effingham, Vicky (Dwight) Braden of Strasburg and Michelle (Greg) Spannagel of Shelbyville and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dean; brother, Harlan McLaughlin and sister, Joyce Crockett.
Family and friends are invited to share a story or light a candle in Morna’s honor at www.lockartgreenfuneralhome.com.
Connie S. Nolen, 78, of Sullivan, died 1:35 a.m. Thursday, July 27, 2017 in her home.
Celebration of Life services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Reed Funeral Home with Rev. Jim Dona officiating. Burial will be in the Greenhill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 - 7 p.m. Sunday. The family request casual dress. Memorials are suggested to the St. Judes Children’s Hospital or the ASPCA. Online condolences may be sent to the family at reedfuneralhome.net.
Mrs Nolen was born December 13, 1938 in Springfield, IL, the daughter of Grover and Ida Mae Cherry Robison. Connie retired from General Electric in Mattoon and was a member of the Broadway Christian Church, Mattoon. She married Howard Nolen on March 15, 1963 in Bethany and he survives.
Also surviving are her daughters Lora (Bill) Frazier of Sullivan, Kelly (Jack) Brown of Sullivan and Tiffany Nolen of Mattoon; grandchildren Rachel Nowlin, her sons Skylar and Lane; Kristina Brownlee, her sons Aidan and Blaze; Haily Brown; Brooke Jewel; Paige Schoonover, her son Chance; Ben Schoonover, his sons Landen, Ethan and Mason; brother Grover ‘Joe’ Robison of Long Creek; sisters Bette Porter of Leander, TX, Beverly ‘Bonnie’ Denton of Decatur and Judith Barnes of Shelbyville.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her beloved cat Opie.
Connie lived her life to the fullest. She enjoyed traveling, winters in Florida, camping and long talks with her family on the front porch. She adored animals, especially her beloved cat Opie. Connie was a friend, a mother, a grandmother and a beautiful wife. She loved her family immensely and was very proud of each of them. She was the glue that held her family puzzle together and though that piece of puzzle is missing, her ray of light will forever shine. She will be deeply missed by everyone that was a part of her life. Goodbyes are not forever, goodbyes are not the end, they simply mean we’ll miss you until we meet again.
Gynith Georgia Patterson
Gynith Georgia Patterson, 101, of Sullivan, passed away at 9:24 p.m. Thursday July 27, 2017 in the Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, Mattoon
Celebration of Life services will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday in the Reed Funeral Home, Sullivan. Visitation will be 1 - 2 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will be in the Lower Ash Grove Cemetery, Strasburg. Memorials are suggested to the Titus Manor, Sullivan. Online condolences may be sent to the family at reedfuneralhome.net.
Gynith was born January 15, 1916 in Findlay the daughter of Ira Roger and Sarah Elizabeth Ringo Mayberry. She was a member of the Stewardson Seventh Day Adventist Church. She married Benjamin Patterson on Jan 20, 1938 and he preceded her in death May, 1969.
Surviving are her granddaughters Kathy Patterson of Decatur, Bianca Webb of Sullivan, Georgia (Tom) Miller of Babylon, New York, Novalena (Leroy) Harrington of Mattoon, Angela (Shawn) Patterson of Neoga; grandson Greg (Lisa) Patterson of Mattoon; daughter-in-law Mary Ann (Kenny) Anderson of Mattoon; ten great grandchildren; 13 great great grandchildren and a great great great granddaughter.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother, sister, two sons, a grandson and a grandson-in-law.
Wendy S. Brown, 47, of Sullivan passed away at 1:50 a.m. Friday July 7, 2017 in the Sullivan Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.
A reception will be held from 5-7 p.m. Monday July 10, 2017 in the Reed Funeral Home, Sullivan. Cremation rites will be accorded. Memorials are suggested to Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri. Online condolences may be sent to the family at reedfuneralhome.net. Complete obituary may be viewed at reedfuneralhome.net.
Wendy was born January 27, 1970 in Mattoon the daughter of William Edward and Teresa Ann Wiley Harlin. She had worked as a CNA in area nursing homes for many years. Wendy was a member of ABATE.
Surviving are her children Ashley (William) Carroll of Ft. Campbell, Kentucky, Frankie (Chad Evans) Brown of Toledo and Jamie (April) Brown of Sullivan; brothers Theron (Audra) Harlin of Sullivan, William (Teresa) Harlin of Lovington; sister Teesha (Jason) Wildman of Salem; grandmother Wilma England Graham of Sullivan and grandchildren, Sereniti Carroll, LaRayne Carroll, Emmelin Carroll, William Carroll, Jr, Treyten Brown and Jaxon Brown.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Stanley Gene ‘Stan’ Jenkins, 57, of Sullivan died 2:44 p.m. Wednesday July 5, 2017 in his residence of natural causes.
Celebration of Life services will be 3:00 p.m. Sunday in the Reed Funeral Home, Sullivan with the Rev. Stephen H. Guarneros officiating. Visitation will be from 1 - 3 p.m. Sunday. Burial will be in the Marrowbone Township Cemetery, Bethany. Memorials are suggested to Moultrie County Food Pantry, the Moultrie County Beacon Activity Fund or to the donor’s favorite charity. Online condolences may be sent to the family at reedfuneralhome.net.
Stan was born July 28, 1959 in Decatur the son of Walter and Joyce Shipman Jenkins. Stan attended school in Bethany. He was active in 4-H and enjoyed tending to his horse and calf. After graduation from Bethany High School he started working for the Shasteen Ford Garage in Sullivan to learn to be a mechanic. He continued to work there until they closed. He then went to Tuscola to work for Mooney Ford. After Mooney sold to Tuscola Ford he continued to work there until 2016. He learned his craft well and was awarded Senior Master Mechanic for several years. He had worked as a mechanic for almost forty years.
Surviving are his parents Walt and Joyce Jenkins; brothers Ron (Jane) Jenkins, Duane (Tami) Jenkins all of Sullivan; sister Diane (Jim) Doyle of St. Louis; nephews, Sean (Whitney) Jenkins, Dusty (Brenda) Jenkins, Corey (Rachel) Jenkins and Alex Jenkins; nieces, Danielle (Jake) Moxley and Jenna Jenkins; grand nephews, Tyler Jenkins, Ivan Moxley and Jax Moxley and grand nieces Lily Moxley and Harper Jenkins.
He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents and a brother Gary Dean Jenkins.
Mary “Kathy” Tilford
Mary “Kathy” Tilford, 63, of Windsor, passed away Monday, July 3, 2017 at Sara Bush Lincoln Health Center in Mattoon.
Kathy was born May 3, 1954, in Mattoon, the daughter of Charles and Gladys (Johnson) French. On January 23, 1971, she and Duane Tilford were united in marriage. She worked many years at Petty’s Corp in Effingham and for Casey’s General Store in Windsor. She attended Mattoon Christian Church, enjoyed working crossword puzzles, playing poker machines and giving to the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
Surviving are her husband, Duane of Windsor; three children: Michael Tilford of Windsor, Michelle (Brandon Houser) Tilford of Effingham and Robert Tilford of Windsor; four grandchildren: Samantha Tilford, Brian and Myles Roberts and Madison Tilford; sister, Joyce (Russell) Craig of Sullivan; two brothers: Chuck French of Sullivan and Jim French of Arcadia, FL; several nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death are her parents, one brother Bill and her mother and father-in-law’s.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, July 7, 2017 at Lovins-Lockart Funeral Home in Windsor. Funeral service will be 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at Lovins-Lockart Funeral Home with Pastor Jim French officiating. Burial will be at the Windsor Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.
Family and friends are invited to share a story or light a candle in Kathy’s honor at www.lockartgreenfuneralhome.com.
Betty J. Wiseley Betty J. Wiseley, 82, of Mattoon, formerly of Sullivan, passed away 9:02 a.m. Saturday, June 17, 2017, at Mattoon Health Care Center. Funeral services will be held 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at McMullin-Young Funeral Home, Sullivan. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Greenhill Cemetery, Sullivan. Memorials may be made in care of the family. Betty was born February 20, 1935, in Bruce, the daughter of Francis and Mildred (DeHart) Chapman. She worked as a house keeper at Eastview Terrace for twenty-three years. She married Joe Phillips on June 13, 1953; she later married O. J. Wiseley on December 29, 1979, in Sullivan; he preceded her in death on February 18, 2000. Betty enjoyed fishing and crocheting. She also was an avid collector of light houses. She is survived by her son, Terry Joe (Terry Joanne) Phillips of Mattoon; niece, Theresa (Brad) Miller of Dix, and Kathy Smith of Charleston; nephew, John Chapman of Springfield. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Kenneth Dale Chapman and nephew Dale Chapman. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.mcmullinyoung.com