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WESTVILLE, Ill. - Jerry Voyles, 82, of Westville, passed away at 6:46 a.m. Friday, November 9, 2018, at Twin Lakes Rehab and Health Care, Paris, Ill.
He was born March 24, 1936, in Rankin, Ill., to James and Mattie Voyles.
Jerry married Mary Ann...
TILTON - John L. Criswell, 78, of Tilton, Ill., passed away at 4:07 a.m. Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at his home surrounded by his family.
John was born August 27, 1940 in Danville, Ill., to Ross and Betty Bohem Criswell.
He married Elizabeth...
CATLIN - Elsie M. Seaton, 89, of Catlin, passed away at 9:25 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, at OSF Sacred Heart Medical Center in Danville.
She was born Jan. 16, 1929, in Noble, the daughter of William and Effie Thomas Runyon. She married Floyd...
CATLIN, Ill. - Debra Ann (Lomax) Thompson, 57, of Santa Clara, Calif., formerly of Catlin and Tilton, left this life at 3:03 pm PDT August 26, 2018, at Kaiser Hospital in Santa Clara.
Deb was born August 25, 1961, in Danville, Ill., to Robert and...
OAKWOOD, Ill. - Richard G. Gerard, 84, of Oakwood, Ill., passed away at 5:12 a.m. Wednesday, October 17, 2018, at his home.
Richard was born September 27, 1934, at Fort Harrison, Ind., to Roy E. and Cora S. Noble Gerard.
He married Jo Anne...
INDIANOLA - Florence P. Keller, 85, of Danville, formerly of Indianola, Ill., passed away at 3:21 a.m. Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at OSF Sacred Heart Medical Center, Danville.
Florence was born June 20, 1933, in Indianola, to Raymond and Unice...
TILTON - Grace E. Melton, 89, of Tilton, Ill., passed away at 6:33 p.m. Sunday, October 14, 2018, at her home.
Grace was born May 28, 1929, in Tilton to Perry and Tresa Daughterty Haun.
She married Allen Otis Melton. He preceded her in death...
FAIRMOUNT - Vernon I. Fultz, 72, of Fairmount, passed away at 6:04 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, at Carle Hospital in Urbana.
Vernon was born Oct. 16, 1945, in Osman, to Fred & Mary Whightsil Fultz. Vernon married the love of his life, Donna Lamb,...
CATLIN - Monty Jay Tarr, 70, of Catlin, Ill., passed away at 12:06 a.m. October 8, 2018, at OSF Sacred Heart Medical Center.
He was born May 1, 1948, in Peoria, Ill., to Wilber James and LaVern Victorine Tarr (nee Dollet).
He graduated from...
CATLIN - Pamela Sue McMasters, 70, of Catlin, passed away peacefully on Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, at the Villas of Gardenview Manor, Danville.
Pamela was born Sept. 17, 1948, in Danville, to Edward B. and Martha Anne Lewsader Selby. She married...
DANVILLE - Carmen L. "Starkey" Pilkington, 95, of Danville, passed away at 1:50 a.m. Saturday, September 22, 2018, at Hawthorne Inn in Danville.
She was born March 19, 1923, in Danville, Ill., to Rolland and Doris Johnson Starkey.
BELGIUM - Robert A. Martin, 90, former mayor of Belgium, passed away at 9:30 p.m. Thursday, September 13, 2018, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.
He was born in Belgium, Ill., on May 17, 1928, to Ray John and Rosella J. Willis Martin.
DANVILLE - John R. Tomlinson, 77, of Danville, passed away at 3:28 p.m. Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.
John was born September 26, 1940, in Danville, Ill., the son of Francis and Elmeretta Drake...
TILTON - Sandra Sue Lyons, 75, of Tilton, passed away at 2:47 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, at OSF Sacred Heart Medical Center, Danville.
Sandra was born Aug. 1, 1943, in Danville, to Aaron and Nina Cleo Marker Williams. She married Richard Lyons...
WESTVILLE - Ronald W. Vallangeon, 80, of Westville, passed away at 6:41 a.m. Thursday, August 30, 2018, in the emergency room at OSF Sacred Heart Medical Center in Danville.
He was born July 12, 1938, in Westville, Ill., to Louis and Ruth...
TILTON - E. Eileen King, 81, of Tilton, passed away at 11:59 a.m. Tuesday, August 28, 2018, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.
She was born April 30, 1937, in Tilton, Ill., to Luther and Eula Wagner Arnett.
Survivors include her beloved...
DANVILLE - Linda L. Pickering, 78, of Danville, went on her final walk to Jesus, peacefully at home, surrounded by her family on Thursday, August 23, 2018.
Linda was born November 27, 1939, in Danville, Ill., the daughter of Everett and Myrtle...
TILTON - Delores "De" McCord, 80, of Tilton, passed away at home Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, with her husband and other family at her side.
De was born Nov. 28, 1937, the daughter of Clifford and Lucile (Kick) Creason.
She married Lee McCord on...
FAIRMOUNT - Anna M. Rach, 84, of Fairmount, Ill., passed away at 3:27 a.m. Saturday, August 11, 2018, at the Colonial Manor Nursing Home, Danville, Ill.
Anna was born December 17, 1933, in St. Meinrad, Ind., to Urban and Loretta Otto...
FAIRMOUNT - Wilford H. Catlett, 83, of Fairmount, Ill., passed away at 5:11 p.m. Sunday. August 12, 2018, at Gardenview Manor Nursing Home, Danville, Ill.
Wilford was born November 24, 1934, in Danville to Herald G. and Jessie N. Cauldwell...
INDIANOLA - Barbara F. Jolley, 87, of rural Indianola, passed away at 12:15 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, at Colonial Manor Nursing Home, after a brief illness.
She was born Feb. 8, 1931, in Danville, to Marvin and Bernetha Sheets Wood. Barb was...
RIDGE FARM - Reginald V. "Reggie" Richmond, 58, of Ridge Farm, Ill., and Plainfield, Ind., passed away at 5:52 a.m. Saturday, August 4, 2018.
Reggie was born June 4, 1960, in Bloomfield, Iowa, to Roy Dale and Wanda L. Landtiser Richmond.
OAKWOOD - Gregory "Partner" Steven Engelman, 67, of Oakwood, Ill., passed away at 9:50 a.m. Friday, July 27, 2018, at his home.
Gregory was born July 2, 1951, in Danville, Ill., to John and Patricia Walton Engelmann.
Surviving are his mother,...
SIDELL - Ginger McGee, 83, of Sidell, passed away at 12:45 a.m. Thursday, July 26, 2018, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.
Lucy Virginia was born August 26, 1934, in Mattoon, Ill., the daughter of James Thomas and Elizabeth Wetzell...
CATLIN - Ronald E. Beck, 82, of Catlin, passed away at 2:10 p.m. Friday, July 20, 2018, at OSF Sacred Heart Medical Center in Danville.
He was born Nov. 13, 1935, in Indianapolis, Ind., to Victor and Edith Wilson Beck. Ronald married Carolyn...