Leek & Sons Funeral Home
Funeral homes curate a final ceremony that provides space for guests to begin the journey through grief together. This expertise contributes to a meaningful funeral service that gives mourners a chance to say their last farewells.
Diane Gary-Tharrington, 60, transitioned from this life to be with Lord on January 16, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.
Our mom Diane Gary-Tharrington was born May 5, 1958, in Chicago to Marion and Bessi Lee Gary.
At the age of 10,...
Duane "Duji" Edward Tyler passed this life January 15, 2019, in Danville Ill.
He was born July 5, 1944, in Danville to Thomas Edward Tyler and Marguerite Louise Robinson.
Duane attended Danville schools and enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1961....
Barbara Naomi Broome, 65, died January 11, 2019, at Colonial Manor Nursing Home in Danville, Ill., after a courageous battle with breast cancer.
She was born on July 11, 1953, in Owensboro, Ky., to the late Leroy and Naomi Ellis.
Jamie Edward "J-Milla" Smith, 46, gained his wings Sunday, January 6, 2019, at OSF Sacred Heart Medical Center in Danville, Ill.
Jamie was born February 14, 1972, to Elizabeth L. Mitchell and John Smith.
Jamie, better known as "J-Milla," loved...
James Larry Wilson was born on July 10, 1950, to Billy Wilson and Ella Vera (Holloway) Henning in Haywood County, Brownsville, Tenn. Both preceded him in death.
James was affectionately known to many as "Big Larry," "Cadillac" and "Rudy." His...
Mary Louise (Alford) Wilson, 69, passed this life Dec. 31, 2018, at her home in Aurora. She was born Aug. 30, 1949, in Trenton, Tenn., to Warren Lee Alford and Annie Lou Adams.
Mary married Virgil Wilson Dec. 20, 2003, in Danville. They were...
Deacon Gregory Anding Sr. passed this worldly life to a glorified life at OSF Sacred Heart Medical Center on December 30, 2018, surrounded by family and friends.
He was born a twin (Reginald, deceased) to Walter and Leontyne Coleman-Anding on...
John H. Glover, 53, of Danville, Ill., transitioned into Heaven at 2:22 p.m. Wednesday, December 26, 2018, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.
John was born October 31, 1965, in Danville to Missionary Delphinia Glover and the late Deacon John...
Tereana L. Crosby 40, of Danville, Ill., received her wings on December 20, 2018.
Tereana was born May 19, 1978, in Danville to Pamela Dillion Martin and the late William Lee Crosby Sr.
Tereana enjoyed family and friends; and with her very...
Floy Meadows was born August 2, 1928, in the quaint little country town of Henry, Tenn. Having lost her father at the age of 7 and her mom at 12, Floy came to Danville, Ill., to live with her "Uncle Matt" (Madison Haynes) and "Aunt Beebee" (Fannie...
Cloanger "Rail Head" Duckworth, 84, of Danville, Ill., passed this life at 2:48 Friday, December 14, 2018, at home with his family.
Cloanger Duckworth was born August 24, 1934, in Bay Spring, Miss., to the late U.M. and Adline Duckworth.
Anna Pearl Hall Woods, 91, of Danville, passed this life at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, at the Hawthorne Inn of Danville.
Anna was born Aug. 16, 1927, in Covington, Tenn., the daughter of Richard and Hattie Clements Hall. She married Robert...
Beverly Jean Gouard was born Aug. 27, 1963, the baby daughter of Henry and Lee Ella (Brandon) Kelly in Danville. She was the loving wife of George Anthony Gouard for 34 years and the devoted mother of George (Johnaya), Christopher, Anthony,...
Anna Pearl Hall Woods, 91, of Danville, passed this life at 4 p.m. Wednesday, December 5, 2018, at Hawthorn Inn of Danville.
Anna was born August 16, 1927, in Covington Tenn., the daughter of Richard and Hattie Clements Hall.
She married Robert...
Cathy Washington was born to the late Charles and Bertha Washington on July 12, 1957, in Chicago.
Cathy accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior early in life. She loved and served God with praise. Cathy always had a high Faith level, that...
Anthony Rhodes, 64, of Danville, formerly of Indianapolis, passed this life at 1:06 a.m. Thursday, October 25, 2018, at his residence.
Anthony was born April 6, 1954, in Indianapolis.
Anthony retired from Federal Express after 28 years of...
Dorothy "Dot" Cleveland Burton, 75, received her wings on Monday, October 29, 2018. She was born on June 15, 1943, in Centerville, Ala., to the late great Northern and Mattie Cleveland.
God blessed her with three loving children, Candace, Darwin...
Alan Bryant, 42 of Danville, made his transition from this life on October 26, 2018.
Alan, or Al Fresh as he was called by his family and friends, was born July 2, 1976, in Danville to the late Ossie and Myrtis Bryant.
Alan was the youngest of...
Luther Cooper, 84, of Danville, passed this life Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.
Mr. Cooper was born October 5, 1934, in Earle, Ark., the son of Thomas James and Lucy Anthony-Cooper.
He married Gloria Dean...
Ja'Veonte Emanuel Crider was born in Danville, Ill., on October 11, 1997, to John Crider Jr. and Taffy Fields-Williams.
He was a young man of small stature, but strength and love. He attended Danville Public Schools and graduated from...
Terry "Cobbs" Bolden, aka "SHY," 63, of Las Vegas, Nev., formerly of Danville, Ill., transitioned from this life on September 28, 2018, at his residence.
Terry was born August 4, 1955, in Danville to the late James S. Cobb and Mattie...
Donald Tetter was born in Chicago on August 16, 1946, to the late Freda Mae Tetter and Nolton Hurt. He was the youngest son of 11 siblings.
Donald attended and graduated from Bloom High School in Chicago Heights, Ill. After high school, Donald...
Peggy Antonia Mason transformed from this life to glory, surrounded by her family, at 2:45 p.m. Wednesday, October 3, 2018, in Danville, Ill.
Peggy was born January 13, 1945, in Evanston, Ill., to the union of Jannette and Clifford Sloan...
Lillian Dolores "Dodie" Hunter was born was born Sept. 2, 1935, and transitioned to the arms of God on Sept. 25, 2018, at 2:44 p.m. at OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center.
In 1952, she married Morris Joseph Hunter and they had three children. She...
Bishop I.L. Taylor, 91, of Danville, made his transition from earth to glory, at 12:20 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, 2018, at the V.A. Illiana Health Care System. He was born Nov. 25, 1926, in Oma, Miss.., the son of Cleveland and Minnie L. Walker...