Miscellaneous Illinois Obituaries


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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.

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.

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 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.

Cameron and Cody Schrock
MATTOON - Cameron David and Cody Joseph Schrock were stillborn on Nov. 13, 2001, at St. John's Hospital, Springfield.
Private services will be Saturday with the Rev. Robert Clark officiating. Burial will be in Arcola Cemetery. Edwards Funeral Home, Arcola, is in charge of the arrangements.
Cameron and Cody were the sons of David Lawrence and Crystal Colleen Clapham Schrock.
Survivors include their parents of Mattoon; one brother, Colten Seth Schrock of Mattoon; paternal grandparents, Lawrence and Cheryl Schrock of Arcola; maternal grandmother, Norma Clapham of Mattoon; paternal great-grandparents, Fannie Schrock of Arcola, and Charles and Jackie Logue of Indianapolis; and maternal great-grandmothers, Helen Sowers of Mattoon and Laura Clapham of Clinton, Utah.
They are preceded in death by one sister and great-grandfathers.

Leo Underwood
DALTON CITY - Leo B. Underwood, 84, of Dalton City, died at 6:32 a.m. Friday (Nov. 23, 2001) at his home.
The McMullin-Young Funeral Home, Bethany, is in charge of the arrangements.

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