Frederickia (Freddie) Lou Harre Hartman
Born February 25, 1947 - Died January 12, 1997
Harriett Barkley Barnard, 49, of Mt. Vernon and formerly of McLeansboro,
died at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, January 12, 1997 at Good Samaritan Hospital
in Mt. Vernon.
Mrs. Hartman was born on February 25, 1947, a daughter of Charles Eugene
and Gladys Maxine (Clark) Harre. She was a homemaker. She was a member
of the McLeansboro Township High School Class of 1965 and a member of St.
Mary's Catholic Church.
The funeral was at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, January 17, 1997, at Harre
Funeral Home, postponed because of the weather. Rev. Ralph Clark officiated.
The body will be cremated as per wishes of the deceased, and her ashes
will be buried beside her parents at Digby Hill Cemetery in Dale at a later
Mrs. Hartman is survived by one daughter, Leslie Hartman of Mt. Vernon;
one son, Jon Ryan Hartman of Mt. Vernon; one sister, Phyllis and Frank
Mayberry of Mt. Vernon.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Kay McDonald.
Charles L. Winemiller
Born January 3, 1947 - Died January 19, 1997
Charles L. Winemiller, 50, of Macedonia, died at 12:25 a.m. on Sunday,
January 19, 1997, at his home.
Mr. Winemiller was born on January 3, 1947, in Hamilton County, a son
of Lewis and Lydia (Ewald) Winemiller. He married Carol Allen. He was a
welder for CSX Railroad. Mr. Winemiller was a graduate of McLeansboro High
School class of 1965. He was a member of American Legion Post 109 in Norris
City, a U. S. Army Vietnam veteran, a member of the Brotherhood of Maintenance
Employees #818, a member of the Methodist Church of Macedonia.
The funeral was at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 21, 1997 at Gholson
Funeral Home. Rev. Keith Neal officiated. Burial was in Macedonia Cemetery.
Mr. Winemiller is survived by one son, Clint Winemiller and wife Stacy
of McLeansboro; one daughter, Tami Daily and husband David of Macedonia;
four brothers, Lyman Winemiller of Evansville, Indiana, Rick Winemiller
of Dalghren, Jack Winemiller of McLeansboro and Lewis Winemiller of McLeansboro;
two sisters, Lenora Harrison of Nashville, Tennessee, and Lureen Bailey
of Athens, Ohio; one grandchild and one stepgrandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Kay Hanson.
Ruth (Miller) Davis
Born December 2, 1919 - Died January 19, 1997
Ruth (Miller) Davis, 77, of Walpole, Illinois, died at 10:00 a.m. on
Sunday, January 19, 1997, at Ferrell Hospital in Eldorado, Illinois.
Mrs. Davis was born on December 2, 1919, a daughter of Frank and Sarah
(Russell) Miller. She married Waldo "Red" Davis, who preceded her in death
in 1986. She was a housewife and a member of New Salem Baptist Church.
A memorial service was held at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 23, 1997,
at Harre Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until the time
of services. Cremains will be interred at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January
24, 1997, at Hebron Cemetery in Walpole. Rev. John Deen will officiate.
Mrs. Davis is survived by one son, John Davis and wife Judy of Colorado;
one daughter Pat Shafer and husband Glen of St. Joseph, Illinois; one granddaughter,
Paula Bradley of Louisville, Texas, and one great-granddaughter, Katherine
Bradley of Louisville, Texas.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, one
brother, one sister and a daughter.
Memorials may made to the Katherine Bradley Educational Fund and will
be accepted at the funeral home.
Bernard D. Morris
Born September 30, 1918 - Died January 20, 1997
Bernard D. Morris, 78, of McLeansboro, died at 3:00 a.m. on Monday,
January 20, 1997, at St. Mary's Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.
Mr. Morris was born on September 30, 1918, in Hamilton County, a son
of John A. and Grace (York) Morris. He married Helen McMahan on October
12, 1940. He was a farmer and an operating engineer in highway construction.
Mr. Morris was a U. S. Army veteran of World War II, a member of American
Legion Post 106, a member of Polk Masonic Lodge, a member of the Carmi
VFW, and was a 32nd Degree Scottish Rites Mason.
The funeral was at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 22, 1997, at Gholson
Funeral Home. Rev. Robert Sefried officiated. Masonic rites were held at
7:00 p.m. Tuesday. Graveside military rites were performed by American
Legion Post 106. Burial was in IOOF Cemetery in McLeansboro.
Mr. Morris is survived by his wife Helen; four sons, Bernard Lee Morris
and wife Lynn of Springfield, Carl Morris of Knoxville, Tennessee, William
Morris and wife Marilyn of Houston, Texas, Thomas Morris and wife Jeanetta
of Knoxville, Tennessee; four brothers, Vernon Morris of McLeansboro, Val
Morris of Mt. Vernon, and Wilburn "Todd" Morris of St. Francisville; three
sisters, Ruth Jamieson of Phoenix, Arizona, Betty Davis of Kingman, Arizona,
and Ruby Mayo of Wabasha, Minnesota; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one infant son, John David.
Born January 23, 1912 - Died January 20, 1997
Faye Mitchell, 83, of Carmi and formerly of McLeansboro, died at 5:13
p.m. on Monday, January 20, 1997 at Welborn Baptist Hospital in Evansville,
She was born on January 23, 1912, in McLeansboro, a daughter of the
late James Frank and Sarah Lola (Ellis) Stafford. She was a member of the
First United Methodist Church, Wesleyan Circle and Bethany Sunday School
class, church choir for 30 years and the Retired Teachers Association.
She retired after 43 years of teaching, having taught the fifth grade at
Jefferson School. She married Victor Mitchell on February 22, 1941, and
he died on December 24, 1944.
The funeral was at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 23, 1997 at Kittinger-Fair
Chapel. Interment was at Enfield Cemetery. Visitation was at the Kittinger-Fair
Funeral Home in Carmi from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 22,
She is survived by two nieces, Glenna Charlene McDaniel of McLeansboro
and Janice Prince of Enfield; two sister-in-law, Ruby Abbey Akers of Fairfield
and Julia Stafford of McLeansboro; and several great-nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, one sister and three half-sisters.
Ethel Jane Aydt
Born September 3, 1901 - Died January 10, 1997
Ethel Jane Aydt, 95, of Dahlgren died at 8:45 a.m. on Friday, January
10, 1997 at Countryside Manor in Mt. Vernon.
Mrs. Aydt was born on September 3, 1901, in Hamilton County, a daughter
of John and Flora Belle (Snover) Kelley. She married John William Aydt
on June 22, 1922, in St. Louis. She was a housewife and worked for several
years in a St. Louis, Missouri shoe factory. She was a member of Belle
Prairie Missionary Baptist Church.
The funeral was at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 14, 1997 at Gholson
Funeral Home in McLeansboro. Rev. Robert Sefried officiated. Burial was
in Crouch Cemetery in Belle Prairie.
Mrs. Aydt is survived by two twin sisters, Irene Fulk of Lockport,
Illinois, and Lorene Weldin of New Lenox, Illinois.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; four brothers, Glen
Kelley, Frank Kelley, Alvie Kelley and Charles Kelley; two sisters, Nellie
Askew and Florence Ryherd; and her twin sister, Flossie Bond.
Gene O. Osburn
Born April 20, 1927 - Died January 20, 1997
Gene O. Osburn, 69, of Springfield, died at 11:36 a.m. on Monday, January
20, 1997, at his farm in Dahlgren.
Mr. Osburn was born on April 20, 1927, in Hamilton County, a son of
Miles O. and V. Grayce (Jenkins) Osburn. He married Nonnie B. Karraker
in 1951. He was employed by Springfield School District #186 as a counselor
and elementary school principal for 32 years, retiring in 1982. Mr. Osburn
was a member of Phi Delta Kappa, the Illinois Principal's Association and
the Illinois Retired Teachers Association. He was also a veteran of World
War II and Korea and a member of South Side Christian Church.
The funeral was at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 24, 1997, at Bisch
and Sons Funeral Home in Springfield. Revs. Bob Green and Jeff Chitwood
officiated. Burial was in Chatham Cemetery. Local arrangements were handled
by Gholson Funeral Home.
Mr. Osburn is survived by his wife, Nonnie B. Osburn; one son, Keith
D. Osburn of Chatham; one daughter, Karen E. Osburn of Springfield; a nephew,
Mark Osburn; two half-brothers, John F. Gibbs of McLeansboro and Coin Osburn
of New York, New York; two grandchildren, Kristen and Gina Osburn.
Memorials may be made to South Side Christian Church.
John Richard Mansell
Born February 25, 1915 - Died January 20, 1997
John Richard Mansell, 81, of McLeansboro, died at 8:29 p.m. on Monday,
January 20, 1997, at his home.
He was born on February 25, 1915, in Flannigan Township in Hamilton
County, a son of Cleveland and Flora (Davis) Mansell. He married the former
Georgia Dial on November 7, 1936, and she survives. He was a farmer and
member of the Church of Christ.
A private family burial was conducted on the Mansell farm. Hobbes-Johnson
Funeral Home in Benton was in charge of the arrangements.
Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, Richard Mansell of McLeansboro
and Uriah Mansell of McLeansboro; one daughter, Jennie Upton of Tulsa,
Oklahoma; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Mr. Mansell was preceded in death by two half-brothers, Clifton and
Darrell Taylor, and one grandson, Darrell Mansell.
Emory H. Armes
Born May 5, 1907 - Died January 22, 1997
Emory H. Armes, 89, of Hightstown, New Jersey, and formerly of McLeansboro,
Illinois, died at 5:35 p.m. on Wednesday, January 22, 1997, at Sunlawn
Nursing Center in Highstown.
Mr. Armes was born on May 5, 1907, in Hamilton County, a son of John
C. and Alma (Parker) Armes. He married Colleen R. Wright on June 7, 1930.
He was a retired prison guard for the Illinois Department of Corrections
at the Statesville Prison in Joliet. He was a member of Antioch Baptist
The funeral was at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 27, 1997, at Gholson
Funeral Home in McLeansboro. Rev. Mark Lee officiated. Burial was in Antioch
Cemetery near Macedonia.
Mr. Armes is survived by one daughter, Dorothy Patterson and husband
Charles of Cranbury, New Jersey; two grandchildren, Charles Patterson of
Medford Lakes, New Jersey, and Susan Colleen Schreib of Austin, Texas;
five great-grandchildren, Christian Cody Schreib, Thomas Colby Schreib,
Richard Schrieb, Charles Aaron Patterson and Casandra Patterson.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, five brothers and three
Born February 10, 1910 - Died January 26, 1997
Doris Millspaugh, 86, of Norris City died at 11:11 a.m., January 26,
1997, at White County Community Hospital.
Mrs. Millspaugh had taught school for 40 years.
Born February 10, 1910, in Broughton, Illinois, she was a daughter
of Harvey Hershell and Wava Victoria Pennington. She married Wilmer Millspaugh
on February 10, 1945, and he survives.
Funeral services were at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 29, 1997, at
Campbell Funeral Home in Norris City, Illinois. Rev. Randy Plunkett and
Rev. Gary Lemmon officiated. Burial was in Ebenezer Cemetery.
Survivors include a brother, Gerald Pennington and wife Maggie of Carrollton;
two sisters, Mary Henson and husband Kenneth of Norris City, and Isabel
Davis and husband James Sr. of Broughton; three nephews, Jerry Pennington
and wife Elizabeth of Alton; Eddie Henson and wife Yollie of Norris City
and James Davis Jr. and wife Mary Kaye of Broughton; three great-nieces
and several cousins.
F. Alma Carey
Born ????? - Died January 27, 1997 (per SSDI, b. 20 Apr 1899)
Flora Alma "Peggy" Carey of McLeansboro died at 9:22 p.m. on Monday,
January 27, 1997, at Rosewood Care Center in Swansea, Illinois.
Miss Carey was born in Hamilton County, a daughter of William Lockey
and Sophia (Suttle) Carey. She was a graduate of Mazon Township High School
at Mazon, Illinois, and also a graduate of the Oregon Normal School in
LaGrande, Oregon. She received a bachelor's degree from Southern Illinois
University in Carbondale and a master's degree from the University of Illinois
at Urbana. Miss Carey taught school in Albany, Oregon. She later taught
in the Mt. Vernon, Illinois, school district #80 before retirement. She
was a member of Mt. Olivet General Baptist Church, Alpha Delta Kappa teacher's
sorority while teaching. She was also a member of the Mayflower Descendents,
Colonial Dames of the American Revolution and the New England Genealogy
Society. Miss Carey was a historian and genealogist and wrote several books
on genealogy and family history. She did the first recorded research on
the history of education in McLeansboro.
The funeral was at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 30, 1997 at Gholson
Funeral Home. Rev. Robert Sefried offficiated. Burial was in Mt. Olivet
Miss Carey is survived by several nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, one sister and five brothers.
Ethel Irene St. Clair
Born February 12, 1921 - Died January 29, 1997
Ethel Irene St. Clair, 75, of McLeansboro, died at 2:38 a.m. on Wednesday,
January 29, 1997, at St. Mary's Hospital in Centralia.
Mrs. St. Clair was born on February 12, 1921, in Great Bend, Kansas,
a daughter of Henry and Martha (Gibbons) Wieter. She married Matthew W.
St. Clair on August 26, 1940, in Lyons, Kansas. She was a homemaker. She
was a member of St. Clement's Catholic Church.
The funeral was at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 1, 1997, at Rogers-Atkins
Funeral Home in Salem. Rev. Jon O'Guinn officiated. Burial was in Paradise
Cemetery in Salem.
Mrs. St. Clair is survived by her husband, Matthew W. St. Clair; one
son, Matthew T. St. Clair of Enfield; three daughters, Beverly Dalton and
husband Ron of Hacker Heights, Texas, Bonnie George and husband Ron of
Salem, Patricia Dianne Hall of McLeansboro; nine grandchildren; and 11
She was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers and three sisters.
Herman "Buster" Trout
Born August 16, 1911 - Died January 28, 1997
Herman "Buster" Trout, 85, of Loogootee, Indiana, and formerly of Dale,
died on January 28, 1997, at 8:00 a.m. at the Loogootee Nursing Center.
Mr. Trout was born in Dale on August 16, 1911, a son of Anderson and
Harriet (Frazier) Trout. He married Ellen Spears, who preceded him in death
a few years ago.
The funeral was January 31, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. at the Lee Funeral Home
Mr. Trout is survived by two daughters, Louise Weaver and Vera Sult
of Indiana; two half-sisters, Iva Allen and Ida Fann of McLeansboro; several
nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.
Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Billie;
six sisters, Pheba Trout, Lucy Trout, Martha Cantrell, Elsie Wheeler, Tressie
McPeak and Carrie Shaffer; and two brothers, Bobby Trout and Otto Trout,
who died in infancy.
Melvin D. Little
Born December 2, 1919 - Died February 5, 1997
Melvin D. Little, 77, of McLeansboro, died at 10:45 p.m. on Wednesday,
February 5, 1997, at Hamilton Memorial Nursing Center.
Mr. Little was born on December 2, 1919, in Benton, a son of Willie
and Viola (Maulding) Little. He married Mary Kathyrn Hamilton on June 22,
1940, in St. Louis. She preceded him in death on September 9, 1990. He
was a retired truck driver. Mr. Little was a veteran of World War II and
a member of McLeansboro First Baptist Church.
The funeral was at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 8, 1997, at Gholson
Funeral Home. Rev. Jerry Parmley officiated. Burial was in IOOF Cemetery
in McLeansboro. Graveside military rites were given by American Legion
Mr. Little is survived by one son, Douglas Little and wife Joyce of
Ignacio, Colorado; one daughter, Melva Kay Duchaine and husband Dennis
of Elizabethtown; and one brother, Harold Little of Palmer Lake, Colorado.
Beside his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents, son William
Eugene Little and one sister.
Mary C. (Haire) Campbell
Born March 13, 1914 - Died February 8, 1997
Mary C. (Haire) Campbell, 82, of Sesser and formerly of McLeansboro,
died at 12:26 a.m. on Saturday, February 8, 1997 in Franklin Hospital in
Mrs. Campbell was born March 13, 1914, in Morgan County, Illinois,
a daughter of Frank and Anna (Diss) Haire. She married James B. Campbell
in 1986 in McLeansboro. She worked many years at Hamilton Memorial Hospital
in McLeansboro and at White County Hospital in Carmi as a registered nurse.
She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Sesser and a former member
of of St. Clement's in McLeansboro.
The funeral mass was at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, February 10, 1997, at
St. Clement's Catholic Church in McLeansboro. Burial was in I.O.O.F. Cemetery
Mrs. Campbell is survived by her husband James B. Campbell.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Paul J.
Haire and Everett Haire.
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