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

Obituaries 4-5-2017: Virginia Butler

Virginia Butler

Virginia A. Butler, 90, of Sullivan passed away at 4 a.m. Friday, March 31, 2017 in Mason Point in Sullivan.

Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 3 in Penn Township in Moweaqua. Arrangements were made by McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Sullivan. Read More

Obituaries 4-5-2017: Frank Neal

Frank Neal

Franklin Hiram Neal, 91, of Urbana, passed away at 8 a.m. Tuesday, March 28, 2017 in the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Danville.

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 1 in McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Sullivan with Masonic Rites by George A. Sentel Lodge #764. Burial with military rites by Sullivan American Legion Post #68 was in Greenhill Cemetery in Sullivan. Read More

Obituaries 4-5-2017: Ada Thomsen

Ada Thomsen

Ada May Thomsen, 97, of Sullivan passed away at 7:07 p.m. Thursday, March 30, 2017 in Sullivan Rehabilitation & Health Care Center.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 4 in McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Sullivan. Burial was in Greenhill Cemetery in Sullivan. Read More

Obituaries 4-5-2017: Lillis Hickenbottom

Lillis Hickenbottom

Lillis Maurine Hickenbottom, 93, of Bethany passed away at 6:25 a.m. Friday, March 31, 2017 in Eastview Terrace in Sullivan. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, April 7 in Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Bethany. Visitation will be held one hour before the services in the church. McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Bethany is in charge of arrangements. Burial will be in Marrowbone Township Cemetery in Bethany.  Read More

Obituaries 3-29-2017: Glenn Austin

Glenn Austin

Glenn Eldon Austin, 83, of Bethany, passed away from this life to his eternal home Friday, March 24, 2017. His wife and children were at his side.

Celebration of life memorial services were held at 2 p.m. today (Wednesday, March 29) in the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Bethany with the Reverend Stephen Guarneros and the Reverend Gail Allen officiating and John Schwartz giving the eulogy. Arrangements were made by McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Bethany. Read More

Obituaries 3-29-2017: Walter Turnbow

Walter Turnbow

Walter A. Turnbow, 60, of Lovington passed away at 7 a.m. Saturday, March 25, 2017 in his home in Lovington.

Memorial services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 2 in McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Sullivan. Visitation will be held one hour before the services. Masonic services by the George A. Sentel Lodge #764 will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Inurnment will be at a later date in Greenhill Cemetery in Sullivan. Read More

Obituaries 3-29-2017

Joyce Kropp

Joyce Kropp, 92, a longtime resident of rural Warsaw, Illinois, passed away at 3:15 a.m. Sunday, March 26, 2017 in River Hills Village in Keokuk.

She was born August 22, 1924 in Sullivan, a daughter of Victor and Mabel Poland Landers. She graduated from Sullivan High School.

Obituaries 3-29-2017: Alan Elliott

Alan Elliott

Alan Eugene Elliott, 68, of Mt. Zion passed away at 4:44 a.m. Saturday, March 25, 2017 in Decatur Memorial Hospital.

A service to honor and celebrate Alan’s life was held at 11 a.m. today (Wednesday, March 29) in Dawson & Wikoff Funeral Home in Mt. Zion. Alan was laid to rest in Mt. Zion Township Cemetery. Read More

Obituaries 3-8-2017: Ruth Brooks

Ruth Brooks

Ina Ruth Brooks, 92, of Bourbonnais, formerly of Sullivan, passed away at 2:50 p.m. Tuesday, February 28, 2017 in Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Monday, March 6 in McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Sullivan. Burial was in Keller Cemetery in Lovington.  Read More