Obits Archives for 2011-06

Lori B. Nation of Morrisonville

 Lori B. Nation, 49, of Taylorville passed away June 27, 2011 at 12:45 p.m. in St. Frances Medical Center, Peoria. She was born September 28, 1961 in Springfield the daughter of Loren and Frances Cantrall. She married Brad Nation March 10, 2007 in Springfield. She was an Administrative Assistant, State of Illinois. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. She was also an avid Bicyclist and loved to cook and travel.

She is survived by her Spouse, Brad Nation. Sons, Chad and Troy (Anna) Martin of Springfield. 5 Grandchildren. Brothers, Mark Cantrall of Edwardsville, Todd (Tracye) Cantrall of the Woodlands, TX. Sisters, Debbie (Kurt) Taraba of Springfield, Denise (Rob) MacDonald of Edwardsville. Several Nieces and Nephews. She was preceded in death by her Father Loren Cantrall.

Visitation will be Friday July 1, 2011 from 10-12 Noon at Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville. Funeral Services will be held Friday July 1, 2011 at 12 Noon at Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville. Burial will be in Morrisonville Cemetery. Pastor Steve Switzer will be the Minister. Memorials can be made to Rails to Trials, Calvary Baptist Church, Animal Protective League.

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville.


Ella Ellen Smith of Edinburg

Ella Ellen White, 79, of Edinburg passed away Saturday, June 25, 2011 at 10:28 am in Taylorville Care Center in Taylorville.  She was born July 25, 1931 in Roby, IL. the daughter of David Henry & Nancy Jane (Montgomery) Harter.  She married Martin Eugene White on November 15, 1969 in Sharpsburg, Il.  She was retired brom Aramark Uniform Service. 

She is survived by sons Jim Sinkhorn of Kincaid, Il., Mark (Elsa) White of TX, Martin (Lavonne) White of Pawnee, Il, James (Brenda) Smith of OK and Olen White of TX; daughters, Pam (Tom) Onofrio ofTX and Sandra (Hector) Fuentes of AR; sister Eliza Copple of Illiopolis, Il., 10 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, & several nephews.  She was preceded in death by parents, both husbands, and daughter-in-law:  Mary Sinkhorn, Alice Simpson, Butch Harter, Lydia Nance, Raymond Harter, Bus Harter and Cory Harter.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 10:00am in Sutton Memeorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Philip Neumann officiating.  Burial will be in Edinburg Cemetery, Edinburg, Il.  Visitation will be held Tuesday, June 28, 2011 from 5:00 pm till 7:00 pm at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, Il.

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Homes, LTD, Taylorville, Il.  Sign online guestbook @


James E. Bergschneider of Taylorville

James E. Bergschneider, 73, of Taylorville passed away Sunday, June 26, 2011 at 9:15 pm at his residence. He was born November 4, 1937 in Taylorville the son of Elmer and Darlene Arthur Bergschneider. He married Beverly A. Page on August 30, 1958 in Taylorville. He was a truck driver for Transport Services in Decatur. He was a member of the Teamsters and United Mine Worker's of America.

He is survived by his Wife, Beverly Bergschneider of Taylorville. Son, James E. (Jimmie) Bergschneider II and companion Cathy Beattie of Taylorville. Daughters, Cheryl Lane and husband Leon of Raymond, Mary Adams of Phoenix, AZ, and Rose Blackburn and husband David of Taylorville. Step-Brother, Sam Kerney and wife Patsy of Taylorville. Step-Sister, Kathleen Rhodes of Taylorville. Grandchildren, Michelle Ladd, Adam Craig, Malorie Bergschneider and companion Jesse Breese, Emily Breese, and Joseph Breese. Several Nieces and Nephews. He was preceded in death by his Parents and Step-Brother, Mike Kerney.

There will be no services or visitation.

Arrangements by McClure Funeral Home and Cremation Services.


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