Miscellaneous Coles County, Illinois Obituaries and Death Notices 2001

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Ernie Biggs

CHARLESTON - Ernie R. Biggs, 96, of Charleston, died at 11:40 a.m.
Thursday (Nov. 29, 2001) at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center.

A graveside service will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Hurricane Cemetery with
the Rev. Bill Boaz officiating. Visitation will be noon to 1 p.m. Saturday at
the Caudill-King Funeral Home.

He was born March 26, 1905, in Coles County, the son of William and
Minnie Henry Biggs. He married Lodema Baldwin in 1928; she died in
1988.

Survivors include two sisters, Ruth Hickenbottom of Charleston and Betty
Lawyer of Glen Carbon; seven grandchildren; and nine
stepgreat-grandchildren.

Mr. Biggs was also preceded in death by two brothers, one sister and one
great-grandchild.

Josephine Ferguson

ARTHUR - Josephine Ferguson, 79, of Arthur, died at 12:55 p.m.
Thursday (Nov. 29, 2001) at Carle Hospital, Urbana.

Arrangements are incomplete at the Shrader Funeral Home, Arthur.

Royal Garrison

EDWARDSVILLE - Royal E. Garrison, 64, formerly of Jerseyville, died at
10:59 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 22, 2001 in Maryville.

He was born Dec. 18, 1936, to Roy and Bernice (Braymen) Garrison. He
married the former Hazel Marie Gound April 4, 1954; she died May 23,
1996. He married Nancy (Woll) Rolfes in 1998; she survives.

Other survivors include eight children, John Garrison of McClusky, Scott
Garrison, Lori Young and Denise Douglass, all of Jerseyville, Debbie
Phillips of Kane, Joan Cope of Neoga, Kathy Dunham of Fieldon and
Nicole Rolfes of Worden; 16 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother and sister.

He was a very active part of his family. He worked at McDonnell Douglas
Corp. in St. Louis before joining Kerasotes Theatres, in Jerseyville. He
became general manager of the Jerseyville Theater before becoming district
manager of the Kerasotes chain. Due to a decline in his health he became
general manager of the Eastgate Cinema in East Alton, which included the
Mattoon area cinemas. He retired a few years ago.

Memorial services and visitation were conducted at the Crawford Funeral
Home in Jerseyville.

Memorials may be given to his family in care of the funeral home or to the
Mid America Transplant Team, in recognition for their appreciation for
Royal Heart Transplant that gave his family eight extra years with him.

Wayne Hunter

CHARLESTON - Wayne Hunter, 60, of rural Oakland, died Wednesday
(Nov. 28, 2001) at the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center,
Indianapolis.

Arrangements are incomplete at Adams Funeral Chapel.

Delmar Terrell

WESTFIELD - Delmar G. Terrell, 82, of Westfield, died at 11:30 p.m.
Wednesday (Nov. 28, 2001) at Union Hospital, Terre Haute, Ind.

The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Markwell and Son Funeral
Home, Casey, with the Rev. Bill Rennels and the Rev. Eddie Dean
Hammon officiating. Burial will be in Casey Cumberland Cemetery, Casey.
Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Masonic services
will be performed by Westfield Masonic Lodge 1046 at 7 p.m. Friday at the
funeral home.

He was born April 28, 1919, the son of Joseph Glen and Lula Jane Armour
Terrell. He married Elnora Reed in 1937; she died in 1984.

Survivors include one son, Doyle Terrell of Westfield; one daughter, Joann
Welch of Mattoon; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by one brother and two sisters.

Mr. Terrell was a retired farmer. He was a former Westfield school board
member, a former Parker Township supervisor, a Westfield Village Board
member for 16 years and a member of Westfield Masonic Lodge 1046.

Memorials may be made to the Westfield Homecoming Committee Fund
c/o the funeral home.

Nov. 29, 2001

Harold Angel

ARTHUR - Harold Hover Angel, 88, of Arthur died at 1:58 p.m.
Wednesday (Nov. 27, 2001) at the Convalescent Care Center, Mattoon.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at the Shrader Funeral Home, Arthur,
with the Rev. Jim Elder officiating. Burial will be in Arthur Cemetery with
military rites by the Arthur VFW and American Legion. No visitation is
planned.

He was born Nov. 27, 1913, in Cadwell, the son of Eric and Edith Roberts
Angel. He married Virginia Murphy in 1940; she died in 1977.

Survivors include one son, David Angel of Vandalia.

He was also preceded in death by one sister.

Mr. Angel owned and operated Angel's Cafe in Arthur for many years. He
was a member of the Arthur United Methodist Church and the Arthur
American Legion Post. He was a veteran of World War II.

Mackenzie Coff

LOVINGTON - Mackenzie Grace Coff, infant, died at 9:26 p.m. Tuesday
(Nov. 26, 2001) at St. John's Hospital, Springfield.

The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at the McMullin-Young Funeral
Home, Lovington. Burial will be in Keller Cemetery. Visitation will be one
hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

She was born Nov. 26, 2001, in Springfield, the daughter of Michael
Darren and Terri Anne Hayes Coff.

Survivors include her parents of Lovington; grandparents, Kathleen Hayes
and Jack of Hammond, Ind., and Shirley Coff of Hammond, Ind.; one
brother, Brandon Coff of Lovington; one sister, Amber Coff of Lovington;
one stepbrother, Michael Coff of Gary, Ind.; and three stepsisters, Jennifer
Cloud, and Shauna and Michelle Coff, all of Gary, Ind.

She was preceded in death by one grandparent.

Memorials may be made to donor's choice.

Nov. 28, 2001

Jimmy Bishop Jr.

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -Jimmy Eugene Bishop Jr., 6 weeks old, of Terre
Haute, Ind., died at 2:45 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 24, 2001) at Union Hospital,
Terre Haute, Ind.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at the Alexander-Kean Funeral Home,
Sullivan, with Pastor Ray Anderson officiating. Burial will be in Johnson
Cemetery in Graysville, Ind. Visitation will be 11 a.m. today until service
time at the funeral home.

He was born Oct. 13, 2001, in Sullivan, Ind., the son of Jimmy Eugene and
Michelle Dawn Horton Bishop.

Survivors include his parents of Terre Haute, Ind.; four brothers, Tyler
Bishop, Benjerman Horton, Mitcheal Horton, all at home, and Harold
Newton of Paris; six sisters, Autumn Bishop, Stacie Horton, Katlynn
Stuckey, and Jennifer, Ashlie and Elizabeth Pearcy, all at home;
grandparents, Dianna Horton of Ellettsville, Ind., Bobbi Joe "Neal" Phipps
of Charleston, and Larry and Emily Bishop Sr. of Toledo;
great-grandparents, William and Dianna Monk of Graysville, Ind., Dennis
and Sharon Harmon of Farmersburg, Ind., William Horton of Carlisle, Ind.,
and Faye Bishop of Paris; great-great-grandparent, Ida Bell Vaughn of
Prairie Creek, Ind.

He was preceded in death by one brother, one grandparent, and four
great-grandparents.

Howard Chumbley

CHARLESTON - Howard Chumbley, 70, of Charleston, formerly of
Arcola, died at 11:10 a.m. Monday (Nov. 26, 2001) at Springfield
Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Shrader Funeral Home, Arcola,
with the Rev. Jess Adams officiating. Burial will be in Arcola Cemetery.
Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

He was born Dec. 20, 1930, in Arcola, the son of Charles and Ida Florence
Hoback Chumbley. He married Suzanna Davidson in 1948; she died in
1985.

Survivors include two sons, Dale Chumbley of Galton and Donald
Chumbley of Lake City; two daughters, Patricia Bell of Niceville, Fla., and
Gayle Lynn Combs of Arcola; one brother, Herman Chumbley of Arcola;
two sisters, Mildred Alexander of Arcola and Marjorie Baker of Carmi;
seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by two sisters and one grandchild.

Mr. Chumbley worked for Smith Brothers Trucking in Arcola, owned and
operated Chumbley Trucking until 1975, and then drove for Lovelace
Trucking. He was a member of the Teamsters Local of Terre Haute, Ind.

James W. Hawkins

WEST TERRE HAUTE, IN ­ James Wilbur Hawkins, 75, of West Terre
Haute, died at 1:50 p.m. Sunday, November 25, 2001 in Royal Oaks
Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center at Terre Haute. He retired from
farming and was currently employed as a storeroom clerk with the Sisters
of Providence at St. Mary Of The Woods. He was born July 6, 1926, at
Coles County, IL to Wilbur Hawkins and Eva England Hawkins.

Survivors include his wife, Lorene Rikard Hawkins whom he married
December 10, 1949 at Kansas, IL; a daughter and son-in-law, Ronda E.
and Keith Antilla of Memphis, TN; a son, James "Rick" Hawkins of
Tampa, FL; his stepmother, Mary Hawkins of Dennison, IL; a grandson,
Dana I. Stapp of Clearwater, FL; and a great-grandson, Dana I. Stapp, Jr.
He was preceded in death by his mother and stepfather, Eva and Owen
Gallagher; and his father, Wilbur Hawkins.

He was a graduate of Paris (IL) High School. He was an Army veteran of
WW II. A member of the First United Methodist Church of West Terre
Haute; and the American Legion Post at Shelburn. He and his wife have
been volunteers at the Providence Pantry at West Terre Haute since it's
opening.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. (Indiana time) Wednesday in
Fitzpatrick-Pearce Funeral Home with Reverends Sandy Clark and Jerry
Clark officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery at Kansas, IL, with
military rites by American Legion Post No. 211 at Paris, IL, and American
Legion Post of Kansas. Visitation will be 4:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday and 7:00
a.m. until service time Wednesday. There will be a meal for friends and
family prior to the services at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the First United
Methodist Church, 116 N. 3rd St., West Terre Haute. The family suggests
that if friends so desire, memorial contributions may be made to the
Providence Pantry with envelopes available in the funeral home.

Carol Marsh

WELDON - Carol Ann Marsh, 84, of Weldon, died Sunday (Nov. 25,
2001) at the Jackson Heights Nursing Home, Farmer City.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at Trigg and Calvert Weldon Chapel
with the Rev. C. Don Ferrill and the Rev. Louella Pence officiating. Burial
will be in Weldon Cemetery. Visitation will be after 10 a.m. Friday at the
chapel.

She was born Jan. 28, 1917, in Oconee, the daughter of Luther Watson
and Alice Brown. She married R.A. Marsh in 1941; he survives.

Other survivors include one son, Robert Marsh of Cisco; one daughter,
Carolyn Poffinbarger of Charleston; two sisters, Opal Watson of Pana and
Clara Shull of Monticello; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one brother and two sisters.

Mrs. Marsh had taught school in DeWitt and Piatt counties. She was
affiliated with the Weldon United Methodist Church and was a member of
the Women's Committee of DeWitt County Farm Bureau and Illinois
Shorthorn Ladies Club.

Memorials may be made to the Jackson Heights Nursing Home or Weldon
United Methodist Church.

Bonnie Overmyer

SUN CITY, Fla. ­ Bonnie Overmyer, of Sun City, Fla., formerly of Illinois,
died October 23, 2001 in Sun City Center, Fla.

A memorial service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 2,
2001 at Deer Creek Christian Church University Park, Ill. Memorials may
be made to: Deer Creek Christian Church Chile Mission, Paul Overmyer,
425 Exchange St., University Park, IL 60466, to support Paul's Missionary
Work.

Bonnie was born Dec. 8, 1946, in Mount Vernon, Ill., a daughter of Orlan
and Marie Tribe. She married Paul Overmyer from Neoga, in April of
1967.

Survivors include her husband, Paul and a daughter, Sandy Overmyer, who
are preparing for Missionary work in Chile; sons, Robert Overmyer of
Wilmington, Ill., Jeffrey Overmyer of California; mother, Marie Tribe of
Flora, Ill.; brothers, Jim, Jack, John and Jerry Tribe; sisters, Betty
Atteberry and Brenda Wheeler; mother-in-law, Jennie Overmyer of
Mattoon, Ill.; plus many friends and other relatives.

Betty Pearce

MACOMB - Betty E. Pearce, 88, of Macomb, died at 2 a.m. Tuesday
(Nov. 27, 2001) at her residence.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at the Dodsworth-Piper-Wallen Funeral
Home with the Rev. Ron Green officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood
Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to service.

She was born Sept. 1, 1913, in Colchester, the daughter of Cecil Belshaw
and Lela Parnell. She married George I. Pearce in 1935; he died in 2000.

Survivors include one son, Richard Pearce of Monmouth; three daughters,
Sally Cottle of Kansas, Georgia Beltz of Charleston and Roxilee Vawter of
Industry; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and one
great-great-grandchild.

She was also preceded in death by four sisters and one grandchild.

Mrs. Pearce was a bookkeeper at Montgomery Wards and Supreme Radio
Communications, both in Macomb.

Memorials may be made to McDonough District Hospital Home Health
Care Program.

Nov. 27, 2001

RONNIE BOLEN

Charles Ronald "Ronnie" Bolen, age 51, of Mattoon, passed away at 2:50
a.m. on Monday, November 26, 2001, at his sister's residence.

Funeral services celebrating his life will begin at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at
the Schilling Funeral Home with Thomas Culp Sr. officiating. Burial will
follow in the Dodge Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from Noon until
service time on Wednesday afternoon at the funeral home.

Ronnie was born October 5, 1950, in Tuscola, a son of Charles Rono and
Ruby L. Gast Bolen. He married Kathy A. Powers.

Survivors include one son, Jason B. Bolen of Mattoon; two daughters, Gina
A. Bolen and Kimberly A. Colbert and husband Ronald, all of Mattoon;
one brother, Harvey L. Bolen and wife Shelly J. of Mattoon; five sisters,
Louise Bean and husband Ronnie of rural Neoga, Sandra S. Ohm and
husband Robert E. of Mattoon, Sharon K. Newlin and husband Brad W. of
Mattoon, Pam J. Culp and husband Thomas L. of rural Charleston, and
Cindy M. Utley and husband Joseph C. Jr. of Mattoon; two grandchildren,
Hollie M. Colbert and Bryson A. Colbert, both of Mattoon; and sixteen
nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one grandson, Jacob A.
Colbert.

Mr. Bolen was a former construction laborer and a former member of the
Sons of the American Legion. Ronnie loved to be outdoors and going
fishing.

Memorial gifts may be made to the family c/o Schilling Funeral Home.

EARL KENNETH BYARD

ARCOLA, IL - Earl Kenneth Byard, 85, of Arcola, IL passed away at
12:07 a.m. Sunday, November 25, 2001 at Provena Covenant Medical
Center in Urbana, IL.

Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, November 29, 2001 at the
Edwards Funeral Home, 221 E. Main St., Arcola, IL. Rev. Richard
Chamberlain of East Peoria will officiate. Burial will be in the Grandview
Memorial Gardens in Champaign, IL. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
with a Masonic service, conducted by the Urbana Lodge #157 AF & AM,
at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, November 28, 2001 at the funeral home.

Earl was born October 3, 1916, in Greensburg, IN. He was a son of Roy
and Goldie M. (Sanders) Byard. He married Ruth Winters on June 14,
1933, in Covington, IN.

Survivors include: his wife, Ruth Byard of Arcola, IL; one son, Kenneth L.
Byard and his wife Sonja of Arcola, IL; two daughters, Marliss J.
Gregerson and her husband Joseph of Cheney, WA and Phyliss J. Howard
of San Diego, CA; one brother, Warren C. Byard and his wife Virginia of
Champaign, IL; one sister, Thelma Krabbe and her husband Fred of East
Peoria, IL; eight grandchildren, Michael Williams, Debra Sisk, David
Williams, Steven Starwalt, Kristin Ryan, Kenneth Byard, Shelley Samuels
and Kevin Byard; 16 great-grandchildren.

His parents; one granddaughter, Kristin Marie Williams; and three brothers,
preceded him in death.

Earl was affiliated with the Methodist Church.

Earl graduated from Urbana High School in 1934. He was a DeMolay
"Dad" for the Order of DeMolay Boys. He was a life member of the
Urbana Masonic Lodge #157 AF & AM, Order of the True Kindred. He
was a 32nd Degree Mason and a 50 year member of the Danville
Consistory.

Earl was a Milkman for Urbana Pure Milk Company from 1936-1969. He
delivered milk in the Champaign-Urbana area for 32 years and he started
out driving a horse and wagon. After he retired he operated Earl's 45 in
Arcola for 11 years from 1970-1981. He also repaired radios and
televisions in his spare time. He enjoyed fishing as well as traveling and was
a Chicago Bear fan and a die hard Cub fan.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American
Diabetes Association.

Howard Chumbley

CHARLESTON - Howard Edward Chumbley, 70, of Charleston, formerly
of Arcola, died at 11:10 a.m. Monday (Nov. 26, 2001) at the Memorial
Medical Center, Springfield.

Arrangements are incomplete at the Shrader Funeral Home, Arcola.

DORIS JEAN DOTY

CHARLESTON, IL - Doris Jean Doty, age 70 of Charleston, passed away
on Sunday, November 25 (2001) at her rural Charleston home. Services
celebrating her life will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, November 30 with
Reverend Dale Beck officiating. Visitation will be held Thursday evening
from 5-7. Services and Visitation will be held at Adams Funeral Chapel,
2330 Shawnee Drive in Charleston. Interment will be held in Roselawn
Cemetery in Charleston.

Doris was born June 13, 1931 in Charleston, Illinois the daughter of John
and Dorothy (Shreeves) Snyder. On August 23, 1963 she married Dale T.
Doty in Charleston.

Survivors include her mother, Dorothy Snyder of Charleston, three sons,
Rex Doty and his wife Sheila and Dean Doty and his wife Carol, all of
Charleston and Samuel T. Doty and his wife Wanda of Westminster,
California; nine grandchildren, Michael Doty, Christina Doty, Matthew
Doty, Rachel Jean Doty and Kendel Ranae Doty, all of Charleston, Angela
Doty and Dale T. Doty of Westminster, Sam Hills of Corona, California
and Thomas Mellen who is serving with the U.S. Navy; two special
adopted grandchildren, Erica East and Nicholas East, both of Charleston;
three brothers, Richard "Bud" Snyder and his wife Joan of Tustin,
California and Harold Snyder and Charles Snyder, both of Lake Havasu,
Arizona; and one sister-in-law, Norman Dean Doty of Green Valley,
Arizona. She was preceded by her father; her husband, Dale who passed
away on February 19, 1999; one daughter, Dale Lee Drumm; and two
brothers, Robert Snyder and Donald Snyder.

Doris was a member of the Coles County Farm Bureau and the Wesley
United Methodist Church in Charleston where she often served as a
Greeter with her granddaughter, Rachel. She enjoyed card games, mowing
the family homestead, attending yard sales and flower and vegetable
gardening, especially raising sweet corn. Cooking was a favorite, too and
she was famous for serving family members and friends her chowder every
fall, cooked outside in a large iron kettle. She also served as a Red Cross
Volunteer. Prior to assuming an active role in her and Dale#,s farming
operation, she was employed at the Charleston Brown Shoe Plant. Of all
her interests, none exceeded the love she held for Rex, Dean, Sam and their
families.

Doris#, family requests that memorial gifts in her honor be made to the
Wesley United Methodist Church of Charleston. Memorial gifts may be
made at the Visitation or Services, or mailed to Adams Funeral Chapel,
2330 Shawnee Drive, Charleston, IL 61920.

James Hawkins

WEST TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - James Wilbur Hawkins, 75, of West Terre
Haute, Ind., formerly of Coles County, died at 1:50 p.m. Sunday (Nov. 25,
2001) at Royal Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Terre Haute,
Ind.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. (Indiana time) Wednesday in Fitzpatrick-Pearce
Funeral Home with the Rev. Sandy Clark and the Rev. Jerry Clark
officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Kansas, with military rites.
Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. today and from 7 a.m. until service time
Wednesday.

Memorials may be made to the Providence Pantry.

Treva Jones

ARCOLA - Treva Viola Jones, 91, of Arcola, died at 5:15 a.m. Monday
(Nov. 26, 2001) at Hilltop Convalescent Center, Charleston.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Barkley Funeral Home,
Greenup. Burial will be in Bell Cemetery, rural Greenup. Visitation will be
one hour before the service at the funeral home.

She was born May 15, 1910, in Greenup, the daughter of Henry and Rose
Rhue Kuhn. She married Myno Jones in 1928; he died in 1990.

Survivors include one daughter, Treva Cobb of Humboldt; one sister, Eva
Hurt of Greenup; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and seven
great-great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.

Mrs. Jones was a homemaker. She was a life member of the O.E.S.

Reva Manning

ELLIOTT - Reva A. Manning, 84, of Elliott, died at 9:13 a.m. Monday
(Nov. 26, 2001) at the Gibson Area Hospital Annex, Gibson City.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at the Lamb Funeral Home, Gibson
City, with the Rev. Frank Jones officiating. Burial will be in Elliott
Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

She was born April 13, 1917, in Ezel, Ky., the daughter of Henry Floyd
and Maude Elizabeth Ward Roberson. She married Garland Craft in 1934;
he died in 1947. She married Carl Manning in 1952; he died in 1983.

Survivors include three sons, Henry Craft of Charleston, Ronnie Craft of
Oakland and David Manning of Paris; four daughters, Ann Binion of
Pesotum, Bonnie Hunter of Elliott, Jerry Craft of Mattoon and Carolyn
Pearcy of Kansas; 21 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by three brothers and one
great-granddaughter.

Mrs. Manning was a member of the Embarrass Community Christian
Church, Redmon.

Memorials may be made to the Gibson City Area Hospital Annex.

Nov. 26, 2001

Larry Applegate

GREENUP - Larry E. Applegate, 57, of Hazel Dell, died at 7:41 p.m.
Friday (Nov. 23, 2001) at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center.

The funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Barkley Funeral Home
with Brother Rick Emrich officiating. Burial with military rites will be in
Hazel Dell Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the
funeral home.

He was born Sept. 7, 1944, in Champaign, the son of Marion and Virginia
Largent Applegate. He married Shirley O'Dell in 1998. She survives.

Also surviving are one step-son, Doug O'Dell of Clay City; one sister,
Patricia Grob of Champaign and one step-grandchild.

Mr. Applegate was the owner of A & A Plumbing and was a U.S. Army
veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Hazel Dell Church
of God, Hazel Dell American Legion Post No. 1230 and Casey Loyal
Order of the Moose No. 1545.

BERTHA E. "DUTCH" BEYERS

BERTHA E. "DUTCH" BEYERS, 83, of Tuscola, formerly of Arcola, IL
passed away at 10:05 a.m. Saturday, November 24, 2001 at Douglas
Nightingale Manor in Tuscola, IL.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, November
28,2001 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Arcola, IL. Father
Joseph Allen will officiate. Burial will be in the Arcola Cemetery. Visitation
will be from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. with a Rosary service at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday,
November 27, 2001 at the Edwards Funeral Home 221 E. Main St.,
Arcola, IL.

Bertha was born February 3, 1918 in Assumption, IL. She was a daughter
of James and Mary L. (Harrington) Reimer. She married James L. Beyers
on November 25,2001 In Arcola. IL. He passed away January 28, 1992.

Survivors include 2 sons: John Beyers and his wife Donna of St. Louis,
MO and Vincent "Buddy" Beyers of Charleston, IL; 2 daughters: Barbara
Hicks and her husband Harry of Mahomet, IL and Janice Harris and her
husband Joey of Tuscola; 2 brothers: James Reimer of Shelbyville and
Harold Reimer and his wife Barbara of Mattoon, IL; 3 sisters: Ann
Cookson and her husband Don of Mahomet, IL, Louise Spanhook of
Mattoon, IL, and Marie Hart of Decatur; 8 Grandchildren: Jolinda Ross and
her husband Mike of Tuscola, IL, Tracie Fisher of Urbana, IL Jack Beyers
and his wife Ellen of Florissant, MO, Dawn Hale and her husband Darren
of Hazelwood, MO, Chris Davis and his wife Brandy of Mattoon, IL,
Jeremy Davis and his wife Nelly of Champaign, IL, Lindsey Beyers of
Champaign, IL, and Katie Harris of Tuscola, IL; 5 great-grandchildren:
Danielle, Ashley and James Ross of Tuscola, IL, Josh Beyers of Florissant,
MO, and Kaelan Davis of Champaign, IL.

Her parents, her husband James, 2 sons James and Bill, 2 daughters Martha
Ann and an infant, 3 brothers Gerald, Daniel and Donald and 2 sisters
Agnes Allen and Frances Archibald preceded her in death.

Bertha was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Arcola,
IL. She attended Forty Martyrs Catholic Church in Tuscola for several
years while living in Tuscola, IL. She enjoyed cooking and gardening.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, American Cancer
Society or the American Diabetes Association.

Keith Brown

PEARL - Keith Bradley "Brad" Brown, 71, of rural Pearl, Friday (Nov. 23,
2001) at Pittsfield Health Care Center.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Greenpond Christian
Church with Brother Jerry Edison officiating. Burial will be in Greenpond
Cemetery. Visitation was held Sunday at Niebur Funeral Home in Pittsfield.

He was born May 16, 193, in Milton, the son of Reuben H. and Sadie E.
Ruble Brown. He married Geraldine F. Norton in 1951. She died in 2000.

Surviving are one daughter, Marcia Wells of Arcola; one son, Richard
Brown of Milton; three brothers, Howard Ray Brown of Roxanna, Earl
Dean Brown of Whittier, Calif., and Lewis R. Brown of Pittsfield; three
sisters, Ellen Wade of Florence, Eva Mae Roentz of Grafton and Margaret
Ehlert of Barry; and four grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by two sisters and one grandson.

Mr. Brown retired from Moorman Manufacturing Company and was a
member of the Greenpond Christian Church.

Memorials may be made to the Greenpond Christian Church or to his
nephew Shay Wade's medical expenses.

Earl Byard

ARCOLA - Earl Kenneth Byard, 85, of Arcola, died at 12:07 a.m. Sunday
(Nov. 25, 2001) at Provena Covenant Medical Center in Urbana.

The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Edwards Funeral Home
with Rev. Richard Chamberlain officiating. Burial will be in Grandview
Memorial Gardens in Urbana. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. with a
Masonic service at 7:45 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.

He was born Oct. 3, 1916, in Greensburg, Ind., the son of Roy and Goldie
M. Sanders Byard. He married Ruth Winters in 1933. She survives.

Also surviving are one son, Kenneth L. Byard of Arcola; two daughters,
Marliss J. Gregerson of Cheney, Wash. and Phyllis J. Howard of San
Diego, Calif.; one brother, Warren C. Byard of Champaign; one sister,
Thelma Krabbe of East Peoria; and eight grandchildren and 16
great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and one
granddaughter.

Mr. Byard retired from Urbana Pure Milk Company in Urbana and
attended the Methodist Church. He was a member of the Urbana Masonic
Lodge #157 AF & Am and Order of the True Kindred.

PHOEBE EALY

Phoebe C. Ealy, age 78, of Mattoon, passed away at 3:27 am, on Sunday,
November 25, 2001, at the Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:00 am. Wednesday at the
Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church with Father Herman J.
Niebrugge officiating with her brother, E. J. Marcotte and her
brother-in-law, Francis Chamness assisting as Deacons. Burial will be in the
Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday
evening with Rosary at 7:30 p.m. at the Schilling Funeral Home.

Phoebe was born September 20,1923 in Kankakee, a daughter of Ralph
and Rosella Mercier Marcotte. She married James Oliver Ealy on
December 29, 1945.

Survivors include husband James Oliver Ealy of Mattoon; three sons, Mark
Ealy and wife Patty of Friendship, Wisconsin, John Ealy and wife Barb of
Boardman, Ohio, Tom Ealy and wife Kathy of Champaign; one daughter,
Patricia Nye and husband Joel of Hawaii; four brothers, Kenneth Marcotte
and wife Esther of Bonfield, Roland Marcotte and wife Eleanor of Dugger,
Indiana, E. J. Marcotte of Bourbonnais, Ralph Marcotte Jr. and wife Mary
of Bourbonnais; three sisters, Henritta Chamness and husband Francis of
Kankakee, Patricia Perreault and husband Ambrose of Kankakee and Rose
Longtin of Florida; ten grandchildren. Allyson, John Travis, Amanda, Joey,
Christopher, Timmy, Kevin, Eva, Tommy, and David.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one infant brother, Jerry, one
infant grandson, Ryan, one brother-in-law, Harold Longtin and one
sister-in-law, Yvonne Marcotte.

Mrs. Ealy was a secretary for the St. Mary's School in Mattoon. She was a
member of the Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church. Phoebe
was a member of the Daughter's of Isabella, the Altar Society and the
Legion of Mary. Phoebe also assisted with the Central Illinois Foodbank.
She enjoyed knitting, watching her grandchildren grow and she was the
worlds greatest Cub fan.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Phoebe Ealy's Memorial Fund for the
St. Mary's School.

NADINE FOSTER

Edna Nadine Foster, age 57, of Mattoon, entered into eternal rest at 12:03
p.m. on Friday, November 23, 2001, at the Douglas Health Care Center.

Funeral services celebrating her life will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday at
the Schilling Funeral Home with the Reverend Charles Stodden officiating.
Burial will be in the Bethel Cemetery rural Mattoon. Visitation will be held
from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Monday evening at the funeral home.

Nadine was born April 3,1944 in Mattoon, a daughter of Harry Delbert and
Mary Maxine Dobbs Chronic. She married Everett Wayne Foster on
September 5, 1981. He passed away on March 22, 2000. She was also
preceded in death by one sister and one grandson, Jalon Miller.

Survivors include five daughters, Vicky Scott of Arcola, Mary Punches and
husband Roger of Sullivan, Tanya Miller and husband Allen of Arcola,
Dawn Graham of Mattoon and JoAnn Cortez and husband Carlos of Gays;
three brothers, Laverne Chronic and wife Marie, Leroy Chronic and wife
Karen and Fred Chronic and wife Jan, all of Mattoon; three sisters, Betty
Basham and husband James of Humboldt, Sue Ann Martin and husband
Leroy of Effingham. Nancy VanMeter and husband Ray of Mattoon;
thirteen grandchildren, Eric Olmstead, Chelsy Butler, Trent Butler, Emery
Stewart, Christopher Miller, Kelsey Lucas, Kyla Miller, Macie Miller,
Quincy Miller, Miriah Booker, Ashton Grider, Randa Grider and Autumn
Grider.

Mrs. Foster was a homemaker and a member of the Providence Chapel.
Nadine enjoyed crocheting, scrap booking and singing for the Lord.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma
Society, P.O. Box 903, Pittsfield, MA 01202.

DOROTHY A.

ZSCHAU-MILHAHN

Dorothy A. Zschau-Milhahn, age 95, of Mattoon, passed away at 11:10
a.m. on Saturday, November 24, 2001, at the Odd Fellow-Rebekah Home.

Funeral services celebrating her life will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday at
the St. John's Lutheran Church with the Reverend Bruce D. Osborne
officiating assisted by the Reverend Delton Nack. Burial will follow in the
Goodfarm Cemetery north of Dwight, Illinois. Visitation will be held from
9:00 a.m. until time of service Tuesday morning at the St. John's Lutheran
Church. The Schilling Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Dorothy was born March 30, 1906, at Peoria, the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Robert Frederick Avery. She married

Otto E. Zschau on January 1, 1922 in Dwight, Illinois. He passed away in
March 1964. She married Frederick Milhahn in June 1969 in Beecher,
Illinois. He passed away in 1975.

Survivors include two sons, Otto E. Shaw and wife Doris T. of
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, Robert A. Zschau and wife Joyce of Mattoon;
nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one daughter, Narcissa Lolita
DelPrato in 1983.

Mrs. Milhahn was a member of the St. John's Lutheran Church Missouri
Synod and the Lutheran Womens Missionary League.

Mrs. Milhahn worked in retail sales and was a seamstress for Bernard
Interiors in Highland Park, Illinois. Before retiring Dorothy worked as a
private companion for the elderly.

In lieu of flowers memorial gifts be made to the American Cancer Society.

Nov. 25, 2001

RONNIE BOLEN

Charles Ronald "Ronnie" Bolen, age 51, of Mattoon, passed away at 2:50
a.m. on Monday, November 26, 2001, at his sister's residence.

Funeral services celebrating his life will begin at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at
the Schilling Funeral Home with Thomas Culp Sr. officiating. Burial will
follow in the Dodge Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from Noon until
service time on Wednesday afternoon at the funeral home.

Ronnie was born October 5, 1950, in Tuscola, a son of Charles Rono and
Ruby L. Gast Bolen. He married Kathy A. Powers.

Survivors include one son, Jason B. Bolen of Mattoon; two daughters, Gina
A. Bolen and Kimberly A. Colbert and husband Ronald, all of Mattoon;
one brother, Harvey L. Bolen and wife Shelly J. of Mattoon; five sisters,
Louise Bean and husband Ronnie of rural Neoga, Sandra S. Ohm and
husband Robert E. of Mattoon, Sharon K. Newlin and husband Brad W. of
Mattoon, Pam J. Culp and husband Thomas L. of rural Charleston, and
Cindy M. Utley and husband Joseph C. Jr. of Mattoon; two grandchildren,
Hollie M. Colbert and Bryson A. Colbert, both of Mattoon; and sixteen
nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one grandson, Jacob A.
Colbert.

Mr. Bolen was a former construction laborer and a former member of the
Sons of the American Legion. Ronnie loved to be outdoors and going
fishing.

Memorial gifts may be made to the family c/o Schilling Funeral Home.

EARL KENNETH BYARD

ARCOLA, IL - Earl Kenneth Byard, 85, of Arcola, IL passed away at
12:07 a.m. Sunday, November 25, 2001 at Provena Covenant Medical
Center in Urbana, IL.

Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, November 29, 2001 at the
Edwards Funeral Home, 221 E. Main St., Arcola, IL. Rev. Richard
Chamberlain of East Peoria will officiate. Burial will be in the Grandview
Memorial Gardens in Champaign, IL. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
with a Masonic service, conducted by the Urbana Lodge #157 AF & AM,
at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, November 28, 2001 at the funeral home.

Earl was born October 3, 1916, in Greensburg, IN. He was a son of Roy
and Goldie M. (Sanders) Byard. He married Ruth Winters on June 14,
1933, in Covington, IN.

Survivors include: his wife, Ruth Byard of Arcola, IL; one son, Kenneth L.
Byard and his wife Sonja of Arcola, IL; two daughters, Marliss J.
Gregerson and her husband Joseph of Cheney, WA and Phyliss J. Howard
of San Diego, CA; one brother, Warren C. Byard and his wife Virginia of
Champaign, IL; one sister, Thelma Krabbe and her husband Fred of East
Peoria, IL; eight grandchildren, Michael Williams, Debra Sisk, David
Williams, Steven Starwalt, Kristin Ryan, Kenneth Byard, Shelley Samuels
and Kevin Byard; 16 great-grandchildren.

His parents; one granddaughter, Kristin Marie Williams; and three brothers,
preceded him in death.

Earl was affiliated with the Methodist Church.

Earl graduated from Urbana High School in 1934. He was a DeMolay
"Dad" for the Order of DeMolay Boys. He was a life member of the
Urbana Masonic Lodge #157 AF & AM, Order of the True Kindred. He
was a 32nd Degree Mason and a 50 year member of the Danville
Consistory.

Earl was a Milkman for Urbana Pure Milk Company from 1936-1969. He
delivered milk in the Champaign-Urbana area for 32 years and he started
out driving a horse and wagon. After he retired he operated Earl's 45 in
Arcola for 11 years from 1970-1981. He also repaired radios and
televisions in his spare time. He enjoyed fishing as well as traveling and was
a Chicago Bear fan and a die hard Cub fan.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American
Diabetes Association.

Howard Chumbley

CHARLESTON - Howard Edward Chumbley, 70, of Charleston, formerly
of Arcola, died at 11:10 a.m. Monday (Nov. 26, 2001) at the Memorial
Medical Center, Springfield.

Arrangements are incomplete at the Shrader Funeral Home, Arcola.

DORIS JEAN DOTY

CHARLESTON, IL - Doris Jean Doty, age 70 of Charleston, passed away
on Sunday, November 25 (2001) at her rural Charleston home. Services
celebrating her life will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, November 30 with
Reverend Dale Beck officiating. Visitation will be held Thursday evening
from 5-7. Services and Visitation will be held at Adams Funeral Chapel,
2330 Shawnee Drive in Charleston. Interment will be held in Roselawn
Cemetery in Charleston.

Doris was born June 13, 1931 in Charleston, Illinois the daughter of John
and Dorothy (Shreeves) Snyder. On August 23, 1963 she married Dale T.
Doty in Charleston.

Survivors include her mother, Dorothy Snyder of Charleston, three sons,
Rex Doty and his wife Sheila and Dean Doty and his wife Carol, all of
Charleston and Samuel T. Doty and his wife Wanda of Westminster,
California; nine grandchildren, Michael Doty, Christina Doty, Matthew
Doty, Rachel Jean Doty and Kendel Ranae Doty, all of Charleston, Angela
Doty and Dale T. Doty of Westminster, Sam Hills of Corona, California
and Thomas Mellen who is serving with the U.S. Navy; two special
adopted grandchildren, Erica East and Nicholas East, both of Charleston;
three brothers, Richard "Bud" Snyder and his wife Joan of Tustin,
California and Harold Snyder and Charles Snyder, both of Lake Havasu,
Arizona; and one sister-in-law, Norman Dean Doty of Green Valley,
Arizona. She was preceded by her father; her husband, Dale who passed
away on February 19, 1999; one daughter, Dale Lee Drumm; and two
brothers, Robert Snyder and Donald Snyder.

Doris was a member of the Coles County Farm Bureau and the Wesley
United Methodist Church in Charleston where she often served as a
Greeter with her granddaughter, Rachel. She enjoyed card games, mowing
the family homestead, attending yard sales and flower and vegetable
gardening, especially raising sweet corn. Cooking was a favorite, too and
she was famous for serving family members and friends her chowder every
fall, cooked outside in a large iron kettle. She also served as a Red Cross
Volunteer. Prior to assuming an active role in her and Dale#,s farming
operation, she was employed at the Charleston Brown Shoe Plant. Of all
her interests, none exceeded the love she held for Rex, Dean, Sam and their
families.

Doris#, family requests that memorial gifts in her honor be made to the
Wesley United Methodist Church of Charleston. Memorial gifts may be
made at the Visitation or Services, or mailed to Adams Funeral Chapel,
2330 Shawnee Drive, Charleston, IL 61920.

James Hawkins

WEST TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - James Wilbur Hawkins, 75, of West Terre
Haute, Ind., formerly of Coles County, died at 1:50 p.m. Sunday (Nov. 25,
2001) at Royal Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Terre Haute,
Ind.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. (Indiana time) Wednesday in Fitzpatrick-Pearce
Funeral Home with the Rev. Sandy Clark and the Rev. Jerry Clark
officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Kansas, with military rites.
Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. today and from 7 a.m. until service time
Wednesday.

Memorials may be made to the Providence Pantry.

Treva Jones

ARCOLA - Treva Viola Jones, 91, of Arcola, died at 5:15 a.m. Monday
(Nov. 26, 2001) at Hilltop Convalescent Center, Charleston.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Barkley Funeral Home,
Greenup. Burial will be in Bell Cemetery, rural Greenup. Visitation will be
one hour before the service at the funeral home.

She was born May 15, 1910, in Greenup, the daughter of Henry and Rose
Rhue Kuhn. She married Myno Jones in 1928; he died in 1990.

Survivors include one daughter, Treva Cobb of Humboldt; one sister, Eva
Hurt of Greenup; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and seven
great-great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.

Mrs. Jones was a homemaker. She was a life member of the O.E.S.

Reva Manning

ELLIOTT - Reva A. Manning, 84, of Elliott, died at 9:13 a.m. Monday
(Nov. 26, 2001) at the Gibson Area Hospital Annex, Gibson City.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at the Lamb Funeral Home, Gibson
City, with the Rev. Frank Jones officiating. Burial will be in Elliott
Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

She was born April 13, 1917, in Ezel, Ky., the daughter of Henry Floyd
and Maude Elizabeth Ward Roberson. She married Garland Craft in 1934;
he died in 1947. She married Carl Manning in 1952; he died in 1983.

Survivors include three sons, Henry Craft of Charleston, Ronnie Craft of
Oakland and David Manning of Paris; four daughters, Ann Binion of
Pesotum, Bonnie Hunter of Elliott, Jerry Craft of Mattoon and Carolyn
Pearcy of Kansas; 21 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by three brothers and one
great-granddaughter.

Mrs. Manning was a member of the Embarrass Community Christian
Church, Redmon.

Memorials may be made to the Gibson City Area Hospital Annex.

Nov. 24, 2001

Edna Foster

MATTOON - Edna Nadine Foster, 57, of Mattoon, died at 12:03 p.m.
Friday (Nov. 23, 2001) at Douglas Health Care Center.

Arrangements are incomplete at the Schilling Funeral Home.

Rose Gillespie

MATTOON - Rose M. Gillespie, 94, of Mattoon, died at 1 a.m. Friday
(Nov. 23, 2001) at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center.

Arrangements are incomplete at the Barkley Funeral Home, Toledo.

CLYDE HENDERSON

MATTOON - Clyde Henderson, 89, of Mattoon, passed away at 10:15
a.m. Friday, November 23, 2001 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center.

A graveside funeral will be held at 3:00 p.m. Monday, November 26, 2001
at Rest Haven Memorial Gardens with Reverend Robert Holmes officiating.
There will be no visitation. Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral Home is in charge of
the arrangements.

Clyde was born April 19, 1912, at East St. Louis, Illinois, son of Henry and
Henrietta Henderson. He married Betty Jane Phipps, September 1, 1945 at
St. Louis; she survives. Also surviving, one son, Ron Henderson of
Mattoon; and two grandchildren, Chad Henderson of Mattoon and Heather
Henderson of Carbondale. One brother, Earl Henderson of St. Louis; and
one sister, Bernice Buccheit of Perryville, MO, also survive. He was
preceded in death by three brothers, Arthur, Bernard and Percy.

Clyde retired from Young's Radiator in Mattoon. He was a member of the
Mattoon Moose Lodge and the Mattoon Eagles' Club.

C. 'Steve' Miller Sr.

CHARLESTON - Charles "Steve" Miller Sr., 84, of Charleston, formerly
of Stoy, died at 2:25 a.m. Friday (Nov. 23, 2001) at Sarah Bush Lincoln
Health Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at the Goodwine Funeral Home,
Robinson, with Brother Bob McCarter officiating. Burial will be in
Robinson New Cemetery. Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday and until service
time Monday at the funeral home.

He was born Sept. 25, 1917, in rural Robinson, the son of Ralph Miller and
Julia D. Ducommon Miller. He married Thelma A. Tracy in 1941; she
survives.

Other survivors include two sons, Charles Miller Jr. of Charleston, Jerry
Miller of Payallup, Wash.; six grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three brothers.

Mr. Miller was an Army veteran of World War II. He worked 40 years for
Marathon Oil Co. and retired in 1980. He was a 50-year member of the
Robinson American Legion Post 69.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

LOUISE QUINN

Louise J. Quinn, age 84, of Moweaqua, formerly of Mattoon, passed away
at 3:47 p.m. on Thursday, November 22, 2001, at the St. Mary's Hospital
in Decatur.

Funeral services celebrating her life will begin at 11:00 a.m. Monday at the
Schilling Funeral Home with the Reverend L. K. Hucker officiating. Burial
will be in the Rest Haven Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from
6:00-8:00 p.m. Sunday evening at the funeral home.

Louise was born August 26, 1917 in Mattoon, the daughter of Jessie and
Iva Moore Fuller. She married Elmer E. Quinn on August 29, 1940. He
passed away on February 9, 1985. She was also preceded in death by one
brother.

Survivors include one son, Michael Quinn and wife Mary Lou of
Moweaqua; one brother, James Fuller and wife Betty of Mattoon; one
sister, Lela Taylor of Mattoon; three grandchildren, Jessica Embrey and
husband Rodney of Chatsworth, Anita Cooksey of Moweaqua, Michelle
Dorumsgaard and husband Gary of Brooklin Park, Minnesota; and seven
great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Quinn was a homemaker and a member of the Loyal Order of the
Moose.

Memorial gifts may be made to American Heart Association.

Wayne Righter

SULLIVAN, IL - Jacob Wayne Righter, 94, of Sullivan, died at 5:35 a.m.
on Friday, November 23, 2001 at St. Mary's Hospital in Decatur, IL.

Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the McMullin-Young Funeral
Home, Sullivan, conducted by Rev. Leonard Moore. Visitation will be from
6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be at
Greenhill Cemetery, Sullivan. Memorials my be made to the Jonathan
Creek Christian Church.

Mr. Righter was born March 3, 1907 in Moultrie County, the son of Jacob
E. and Mertie Lanum Righter. He was a retired farmer and a member of
Jonathan Creek Christian Church. He married Lucy M. Freese on April 2,
1932 in Paris, Illinois. She preceded him in death February 10, 1996.

Surviving are sons, Lloyd Righter of Sullivan; Glen Righter and wife
Marscha of Sullivan; grandchildren, Dennis Righter and wife Robin of
Sullivan; Randy Righter and wife Peggy of Overland Park, Kansas; Scott
Righter and wife Terri of Sullivan; great-grandchildren, Heath, Derek,
Jennifer, Jacob, Joshua, Andrew, and Zachary Righter; brother, R. Verne
Righter of Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Preceded in death by parents and three brothers.


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