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William E. Wilcoxen Sr.

February 1, 2017

William E. Wilcoxen Sr., 78, of Mattoon, IL, died Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, IL.  He was born April 5, 1938 in Mattoon, IL to Noah and Florence Wilcoxen. He is survived by his son Billy (wife Gema) Wilcoxen

Perry W. Hardin

January 23, 2017

Perry Walton Hardin, 65, of Decatur, IL, died Monday, January 23, 2017 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, IL.  Perry was born January 17, 1952 to Louie and Minnie (Johnson) Hardin in Amarillo, TX.  Cremation rites have been accorded and no serv

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Betty Jean (Weber) Seaver

January 17, 2017

Betty J. Seaver, 84, of Springfield, IL, passed away January 17, 2017.  She was born June 5, 1932 in Springfield, IL to the late John and Mary Weber.  She married Merle Seaver in July 1955. Betty was a proud veteran of the US Air Force.  She wa

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Steven L. Haynes

January 13, 2017

Steven Leroy Haynes, 58, of Peterburg, IL, died Friday, January 13, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL.  He was born Sept. 8, 1958 to Sonny E. and Carol J. Haynes (McDaniel) in Havana, IL.  Steven married Lisha Martin and she preced

Tammy Merideth

January 12, 2017

Tammy Merideth, 44, of Centralia, IL, died Thursday, January 12, 2017 at St. John's Hospice in Springfield, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded, and no services are planned at this time.

Donald E. Ross

January 7, 2017

Donald E. Ross, 79, of Springfield, IL died January 7, 2017 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield.  Mr. Ross is survived by his granddaughter, Paula Skelton of Petersburg, IL.  No services are planned at this time.

Victorine M. Matheis

December 23, 2016

Victorine M. Matheis, 79, of Springfield, IL died Friday, December 23, 2016 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL.  Family Care Cremation in Springfield, IL is in charge of arrangements. She is survived by her husband, Claude Taylor of Sp

Donald D. Cole

December 14, 2016

Donald Domoinic Cole, 71, of St, Louis, MO died Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, IL.  Family Care Cremation is in charge of arrangements.

Randall Eugene Smith

November 29, 2016

Randall Eugene Smith, 52, of Benld, IL died Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL.  A full obituary and service information is pending...

Delora Lee Dunlevy (Stone)

November 19, 2016

Delora Lee Dunlevy, 82, of Springfield, IL died Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Heritage Health in Springfield, IL.  She was born February 24, 1934 in Springfield to Harvey and Delora (Steele) Stone.  Delora married Frank Edward Dunlevy, June 13

Linda L. (Carpenter) Wilson

November 9, 2016

Linda L. Wilson (Carpenter), 47, of Roodhouse, IL, died Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at her home in Roodhouse, IL.

Terry Wayne Cunningham

October 24, 2016

Terry Wayne Cunningham, 69, of Chatham, IL died October 24, 2016 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL.  Terry was born January 2, 1947 in Carlinville, IL to John William Cunningham and Alice Virginia Talbert. He is preceded in death by

Patricia Ann (Shryock) Miller

October 22, 2016

Patricia A. “Grandma Pat” Miller, 77 of New Berlin departed this world on October 22, 2016. She was born on January 2, 1939 in Oblong, Illinois to Ora Raymond and Gertie Allen Shryock. They preceded her in death. Also a brother Bob and hi

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Michael T. Bennett

October 14, 2016

Michael T. Bennet, 74, of Springfield, IL, died Friday, October 14, 2016 at Friendship Skilled Nursing & Healthcare in Carlinville, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded.  No services are planned at this time.

Lenord E. Thompson

October 13, 2016

Lenord Elmer Thompson, 79, of Springfield, IL died Thursday, October 13, 2016 at St. John's Hospice in Springfield, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded.

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Kevin Darryl Smalley

October 13, 2016

Kevin D. Smalley, 56, of Virden, IL died October 13, 2016 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL.  Kevin was born July 25, 1960 in San Pedro, CA to Kenneth and Peggy Smalley. He is preceded in death by his parents, brother Colin Smalley

Elsie M. (Baysinger) Holmes

October 8, 2016

Elsie M. Holmes, 89, of Hillsboro, IL died Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Montgomery Nursing & Rehab Center in Taylor Springs, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded.

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Layton W. Ross

October 2, 2016

Layton W. Ross, 77, of Hillsboro, formerly of Aurora, IL, died Sunday, October 2, 2016 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL.  Mr. Ross was born November 2, 1938 to Arnold and Henrietta (Behrens) Ross.  He married Mary Jane Marass in El

Rhonda Doreen (Jones) Phares

September 12, 2016

Rhonda Doreen Phares, 58, of Springfield, IL died Monday, September 12, 2016 at her home.  She was born December 9, 1957 in Taylorville, IL to Roger Earl and Donna Lee Jones (Copenhaver).  Rhonda married Ronald Phares Sr. in Taylorville, IL, Au

Wanda Sue (Enlow) Sumpter

September 3, 2016

Wanda Sue Sumpter (Enlow), 72, of Taylorville, IL, died Saturday, September 3, 2016 at her home in Taylorville, IL.  She was born April 11, 1944 in Taylorville to Rev. Jesse Monroe Enlow and Opal Marie Huddleston.  She married James R. Robinson

Michael W. Easley

August 25, 2016

Michael W. Easley, 50, of Springfield, IL died Thursday, August 25, 2016 at St. John's Hospice in Springfield, IL.  A full obituary for Mike is pending.

Shelley E. Mills

July 22, 2016

Shelley E. Mills, 65, of Decatur, IL died Friday, July 22, 2016 at her home in Decatur.  A private family memorial service will be held.

Marianne I. Boosinger

July 13, 2016

Marianne I. Boosinger, 66, of Springfield, IL died Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, IL.  Services for Mrs. Boosinger are pending.

Dennis Lee Burgess

June 21, 2016

Dennis Lee Burgess, 65, of Springfield, IL, died Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.  Dennis was born January 27, 1951 in Effingham, IL, son of William A. and Mary Alice (Pocrnich) Burgess. Dennis is preceded in

Deborah L. Little

June 16, 2016

Deborah Lynn Little, 53, of Pana, IL died Thursday, June 16, 2016 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded.