Obits Archives for 2011-08

Mary Jane Reindl of Taylorville

Mary Jane Reindl, 79, of Taylorville, passed away August 30, 2011 at 3:50 PM at her residence in Taylorville.  She was born October 18, 1932 in Taylorville, the daughter of Charles Chester and Rose Emeline (Dillbeck) Daugherty.  She married Russell Reindl on November 19, 1950 and they later divorced.  She was a Tax Analyst for the State of Illinois.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Taylorville.

She is survived by her son Stephen (Tammy) Reindl of Taylorville; brother James Eugene Daugherty of Taylorville; sisters, Darlene Walker of Springfield and Katherine Ruth Oseland of Effingham; 3 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by son Randy Lee Reindl, Parents, 3 sisters and 5 brothers.

Funeral services will be held Friday, September 2, 2011 at 10:00 am in Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville with Rev. Dean Cripe officiating.  Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville.  Visitation will be held Thursday, September 1, 2011 from 5:00 PM - 8:00 Pm at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Homes, LTD, Taylorville.  Sign on-line guestbook at suttonmemorialhome.com

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Joyce Gwendolene Reece of Witt

Joyce Gwendolene Reece, 87, of Witt, passed away August 20, 2011 at 7:50pm in Hillsboro area Hospital, Hillsboro, IL.  She was born September 23, 1923 in London, England, the daughter of John and Dorothy Elmer Broome.  She was a retired factory worker for Echlin Manufacturing of Litchfield, Salvation Army and was a veteran of the English Military. 

She is survived by daughters, Trina (Fred) Britton of Witt, Barbara Bourke of Witt, Carol Childers of Morrisonville; brother Dennis Broome of England; 9 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents and both husbands.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, August 23, 2011 at 1:00pm in Sutton Memorial Home in Nokomis with Rev. Nick Geisert officiating.  Burial will be in Witt Cemetery in Witt, Il.  Visitation will be held Tuesday August 23, 2011 from 11am-1pm at Sutton Funeral Home in Nokomis, Il.

Memorials may be made to Montgomery County Cancer Association 19 Circle Drive Litchfield, Il  62056.  Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Homes, LTD in Nokomis.  Sign online guestbook @ www.suttonmemorialhome.com.  

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Richard Lee Brewer Sr. of Taylorville

Richard Lee Brewer Sr., 69, of Taylorville, passed away August 13, 2011 at 9:40am at his residence in Taylorville.  He was born June 9, 1942 in Pawnee, the son of Samuel Bracken and Gertrude Stacy Glenn Brewer.  He married Linda Kay Sims in November, 1971 in Taylorville.  He worked for the city of Taylorville for 33 years.  He was a member of Southern Baptist Church of Taylorville. 

He is survived by his wife, Linda; son Richard Lee (Barbara) Brewer Jr. of Tamaroa, IL.; daughter Tammy Lynn (Terry) Roberts of Sesser, IL.;  brothers, Cecil (Bonita) Carlene Matthews of Pawnee, Denny (Cindy) Brewer of Bloomington; sister Sharon Sue (Hank) Bertels of Rochester; mother-in-law, Agnes Sue Sims of Taylorville, IL., 4 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, father-in-law, 2 brother-in-laws, and step father Vern Harris. 

Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 19, 2011 at 1:00pm in Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville with Rev. Maurice Walker officiating.  Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville.  Visitation will be held Wednesday, August 17, 2011 from 5-8pm at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. 

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Homes, LTD, Taylorville.  Sign on-line guestbook at suttonmemorialhome.com.  

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Pauline M. Young of Taylorville

Pauline M. Young, 95, of Taylorville passed away at 12:30 a.m. Friday, August 12, 2011 at Meadow Manor Nursing Home. She was born March 15, 1916 in Osbernville the daughter of Otto F. and Frieda M Furstenberg Young. She graduated form Stonington High School Class of 1933 and had been a legal sevretary for 43 years until retiring in 1981. Pauline was a member of Central Baptist Church in Springfield. She was a member of Mary Vienna group of Esters King's Daughter's Circle and the Women's Club of Springfield. She will be remember by her family and friends for her sweetness of spirit and pleasant ways.

She is survived by her sister, Rudy J. Gebhart of Taylorville. Nieces and Nephews: Rebecca Steiner of Taylorville, Pennie Crinion of Dowers Grove, Paul Gebhart of Edinburg, Cindy Woerhmann of Taylorville, Lynn brown of Odin, IN, Chris Young of Mattoon, Nedda Blake of Cocoa, FL and 15 Grand nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, sister, Velira Moore, Brother Maurice Young, nephew David Moore, and nieve Barb Bononi.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, August 15, 2011 at McClure Funeral Home. Burial will be in Old Stonington Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services in the funeral home on Monday. Memorials can be made to: First Baptist Church 211 W. North St., Stonington, IL 62567.

Arrangements by McClure Funeral Home, Taylorville.

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Patrica M. Daigh of Taylorville

Patrica M. Daigh, 71, of Taylorville passed away August 11, 2011 in Memorial Medical Center. She was born November 10, 1939 in Timewell the daughter of LC Carpenter.  She married Donald Daigh on December 29, 1984 in Taylorville. She was a retired homemaker and loved working on puzzles.

She is Survived by her spouse Donald Daigh, Son Johnny Prichard, Brothers Gene Carpenter of Taylorville; Billy Carpenter of Quincy, Sisters Elizabeth Beaty of Rushville; Margret Carpenter of Rushville, Several Nieces and Nephews. She was preceded in death by several.

Visitation will be Monday August 15, 2011 from 5-7 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home. Funeral Services will be Tuesday August 16, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Pastor Bob Spurgin will be the Minister.

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home.

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Nadine R. Gilbert Davis of Taylorville

Nadine R. Gilbert Davis, 74, of Taylorville, passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2011 at her residence. She was born on June 22, 1937 in Stonington the daughter of Cecil and Phyllis Sutton Gilbert. She married Frank L. "Roy" Davis on September 29, 1972 and he preceded her in death in 2002. She was a long time resident of Edingburg and a member of the Edinburg Christian Church. She loved children and one of her favorite sayings were "What's one more" and "Come on in", she started a preschool in the 1960's for a short time and then was a owner/operator of a day care for many years. She taught Sunday School for handicap children, was a Cub Scout Den mother and assisted with the summer reading program. She was also a beautiful seamstress and worked as the church secretary. She loved to garden both vegetables and flowers. She had a heart for giving. For a while she gave time as a volunteer to the nursing home and assisted with the Persimmon Taste Party with Mary Anne Durbin. She was very involved in her community as a Village Trustee and worked on the Edinburg Economic Development Committee. She was very involved with the Christian county Quilt guild and loved making quilts to give away. The last couple of years she also became involved with the Stockings for Soldiers and encouraged the Quilt Guild to add them to their charity. She loved to travel and take pictures of her family and God's creation.

She is survived by three children, Becky Carpenter of Olalla, WA, Bobbi Talkington of Edinburg and David (Denise) Jacobs of Springfield; one brother, Eugene (Connie) Gilber of Moweaqua; one sister, Gerneda Armstrong of Shelbyville; one sister-in-law, Doris Younker of Taylorville; three grandchildren, Dawn and Shawn Carpenter of Olalla, WA and Chris Talkington of Edingburg; and one great grandchild, Jake Thompson of Olalla, WA. She was preceded in death by her parents; and sister, Virginia McBride.

Visitation will be form 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at Wilson Park Funeral Home in Edinburg. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at Wilson Park Funeral Home in Edinburg with Reverends, Dan Armstrong, Josh Bennett and Rob Petersen officiating. Burial will follow in Edinburg Cemetery.

Arrangements by Wilson Park Funeral Home, Edinburg, IL.

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Beatrice Watson of Taylorville

Beatrice Watson, 93, of Taylorville passed away August 3, 2011 at 10:15 p.m. in Memorial Medical Center, Springfield. She was born August 27, 1917 in Palmer, TN the daughter of Thomas and Lula (Green) Lewis. She married Joseph Howard Watson on February 15, 1938 in St. Charles, MO. He preceded her in death on November 9, 1994. She was a retired homemaker. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Stonington.

She is survived by son, Tom (Barbara) Watson of Wheaton, IL., daughters Pat (Floyd) Beard of Farmville, VA, Mary Lou (Bill) McChristy of Stonington, IL, Janet Bell of Stonington, IL, Brenda (Gary) Mills of Taylorville, IL, Sharon Lyonds of Decatur, IL, 15 Grandchildren, 25 Great-Grandchildren, Brothers Thomas (Louise) Lewis of Goreville, IL, Gene Lewis of CA, Bruce Lewis of St. Louis, MO, Sister Carol Lewis of St. Louis, MO. Several Nieces and Nephews. She was precede in death by her Parents, Husband, Son David Watson, Grandson David Mills, Sister Eva Thayer.

Visitation will be Friday August 5, 2011 from 5-8 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home. Funeral Services will be on Saturday August 6, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Stonington. Burial will be in Old Stonington Cemetery. Rev. William Mitchell will be officiating. Memorials can be made to the First Baptist Church of Stonington.

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville.

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Charles M. Barnes of Owaneco

Charles M. Barnes, 87, of Owaneco, passed away August 1, 2011 at 11:25 AM at his residence.  He was born March 7, 1924 in Patoka, IL., the son of Charles Edward and Mary Goodin Barnes.  He married Sadie Smith in July, 1973 in Taylorville, IL.  He retired from Continental Grain Co, in Taylorville. 

He is survived by sons:  Charles Barnes of Owaneco, Randy Barnes of Owaneco, Steve Barnes of Springfield; step-children Doreen (Cliff) Clouser of Martinsville, Elizabeth (Curt) Ginger, Vivian (Doug) Durbin all of Owaneco, Ernest Foote; brother Glen Barnes of Trivola; sisters, Lexi and Rose of Illinois; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces & nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, 2 daughters, Pam & Joyce, step sons Bill Lahr & Sam Foote.

Memorial service will be held Friday, August 5, 2011 at 6 PM at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Ellis Sills officiating.  Inurnment will be held at a later date.  Visitation will be held Friday, August 5, 2011 from 5-6 PM at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. 

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Homes LTD, in Taylorville, Il.  Sign online guestbook at www.suttonmemorialhome.com.    

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Donald Eugene Jackson of Taylorville

Donald Eugene Jackson, 83, of Taylorville passed away July 29, 2011 at 7:10 p.m. at his residence. He was born March 30, 1928 in Paris, IL the son of Dick and Elsie (Bolt) Jackson. He married Barbara Hayes on September 27, 1949 in Mulberry Grove. He was a retired manager of Massey Ferguson Implement and tractor stores. He loved small tractor pulling, building new pulling tractors, to work on his tractors, received many trophies and prizes through the years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Ramsey and the Christian County Tractor Pullers Association.

He is survived by his Wife Barbara, Sons Rodney (Carol) Jackson of Edinburg, Joe (Vicki) Jackson of Taylorville, 6 Grandchildren, 11 Great-Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his Parents, Brothers Buck, Joe Jackson, Sister Ruth (Jackson) Childers.

Visitation will be Monday August 1, 2011 from 5-8 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville. Funeral Services will be Tuesday August 2, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Pastor Steve Switzer will be the Minister. Memorials can be made to The American Cancer Society P.O. Box 22718 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73123-1718 or the Shadow Home 118 W. Franklin St. Taylorville, IL 62568.

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, IL.

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