Obits Archives for 2013-06

Stanley C. Cook of Sullivan

Stanley C. Cook, 71, of Sullivan, passed away on June 26, 2013 at 10:17 p.m. at the Sullivan Health Care Center, Sullivan, IL. He was born December 4, 1941 in Taylorville, IL, the son of Chester and Elva (Brookens) Cook. He married Brenda Brown in 1978 in Blue Mound, IL. He retired from the Firestone Tire Company. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and served in Vietnam. He was a member of the American Legion Post # 409 in Findlay, IL. He liked to travel with his wife. They enjoyed camping and fishing. He was a fan of NASCAR racing; his favorite driver was Tony Stewart. He will be sadly missed by his best girl Mistie.

 

He is survived by his wife, Brenda; sons: Kevin Cook of Blue Mound, IL and Jeff Cook of Decatur, IL; Grandchild: Courtney Bennett of Decatur, IL; brothers: Bob Cook of Cheyenne, WY and Larry Cook of Belleville, IL; sisters: Rosetta (Jack) Neal of Phoenix, AZ, Marcia Shelite of Pana, IL and Judy (Delmar) Zeitler of Taylorville, IL; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Leroy Cook; sisters: Minnie Griffin, Elizabeth Murray and Janice Beck.

 

Funeral Services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 30, 2013 at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Randy Myers officiating. Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 30, 2013 at Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville. A private family burial following funeral services will be held in the Grove City Cemetery with military honors in Grove City, IL.

 

Memorials may be made to: American Lung Association, 3000 Kelly Lane, Springfield, IL or Findlay American Legin Post 409, 200 E. S. 2nd St. Findlay, IL.

 

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, IL

 

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Frank E. Vincent of Taylorville

Frank E. Vincent, 86, of Taylorville, passed away on June 24, 2013 at 6:20 p.m. at his residence in Taylorville, IL. He was born March 4, 1927 in Bement, IL; the son of John and Hester (West) Vincent. He married Maxine Durbin on October 30, 1943 at the Stonington Methodist Church, Stonington, IL. He worked for Garwood Seed Company for over 60 years; until it closed, then he worked for farmers. He enjoyed recycling metal to keeping busy, boating and camping. He water skied until he was 80 yrs. old. He also enjoyed pulling and working on garden tractors with his son Mike.

He is survived by his wife, Maxine; sons: Gene (Janet) Vincent and Mike (Suzanne) Vincent both of Decatur, IL; daughters: Kay King of Decatur, Sharon (Dwane) Downs of Stonington, IL, and Judy (Bruce) Berry Decatur; sixteen grandchildren and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; sister: Dorothy (Elwood) Moffett of Stonington, IL, Mary (Harry) Elliott of Mt. Auburn, IL and Nola (Leland) Lefever of Palmer, IL ; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister: Eunice White; brothers: Willard Vincent, Ernie Vincent, Chuck Vincent, Warren Vincent and Fred Vincent.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, June 28, 2013 at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Rev. Jym Gregory officiating. Burial will be in Old Stonington Cemetery in Stonington. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Friday, June 28, 2013 at the Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL

Memorials may be made to: The Christian county Senior Citizens Center, 701 W Adams St., Taylorville, IL 62568 and Old Stonington Baptist Church, 2050 E. 1800 North Road, Stonington, IL 62567

 

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, IL.

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Mary Jane Agnew of Taylorville

Mary Jane Agnew, 59, of Taylorville, passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2013at 12:20 a.m. at Taylorville Memorial Hospital. She was born August 27, 1953 in Decatur, IL. The Daughter of George and Jana Faye (Oliver) Miller. She married William Agnew on September 7, 1969 in Pana, IL. She was an attendant at Kroger Fuel Center in Taylorville, IL.

She is survived by her Husband; William; Sons: William (Elaine) Agnew of Edinburg; Timothy (Heather) Agnew of Taylorville; Daughter: April (Jeff) Jefferies of Springfield; Christyl (Nick) Crowe of Taylorville; Cassandra Agnew of Taylorville; Grandchildren: Steven Jefferies, Tyler Agnew, Brittany Fleming, Kristen Jefferies, Abigail Fleming, Olivia Agnew, Adrianna Agnew, Emma Crowe, Matthew Noller, Christian Agnew; Several Brothers, Sisters, Nieces, Nephews, and Cousins.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 11:00am at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Tim Moats officiating. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens in Taylorville. Visitation will be held Saturday, June 29, 2013 from 9:00-11:00am at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.

Memorials may be made to the March of Dimes 2060 W. Iles Suite D. Springfield, IL 62704

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.

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Mary Jean Bartling of Stonington

Mary Jean Bartling, 91, of Stonington, IL died at 3:00 pm, Monday, June 24, 2013 at Gowin Parc in Taylorville.

She was born July 10, 1921 in Springfield, IL the daughter of August G. and Ethel Parcell Kornfeld.  On October 12, 1953 she married Vernon Edward Bartling in Springfield, IL.  He preceded her in death on August 29, 1982.  Mrs. Bartling was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Edinburg, was affiliated with the Stonington United Methodist Church and was previously employed by Bell Telephone as an operator and supervisor.

Surviving are her daughter: Jean Bollinger and husband Tim of Stonington; Grandchildren: Laurel Patrick and husband Tim of Madison, WI, Jacqueline Brett Bollinger of Chicago, Meredith Bollinger and John Wyatt Bollinger both of Stonington.  Brothers: Robert James Kornfeld of Springfield, and John Kornfeld of Tucson, AZ.  There are several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and three brothers: George Kornfeld, Earl Kornfeld, and Richard Kornfeld.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday at McClure Funeral Home, Taylorville with Rev. Ray Radae officiating. Burial will be in Edinburg Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 10:00 am until time of service in the Funeral Home on Wednesday.

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Gary R. Babbs of Taylorville

Gary R. Babbs, 69, of Taylorville, passed away on June 22, 2013 at 5:42 a.m. at Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, IL. He was born on November 14, 1943 in Taylorville, IL. the son of Raymond and Bernedine (Martin) Babbs. He married Anna Hooper on February 15, 1964 at the First United Methodist Church in Taylorville. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Taylorville, former member of the Illinois Beef Association and the Illinois Farm Bureau. He was also an avid Illini and Cardinals sports fan and enjoyed helping his kids and grandkids raise and show cattle.

He is survived by his Wife: Anna; Sons: Jeff (Stacy) Babbs of Taylorville, IL; Kevin (Lisa) Babbs of Salem, IL; Daughter: Kris (Skip) Fountain of Taylorville, IL; Grandchildren: Jennifer Babbs and Fiancé Brian Down of Herscher, IL; Tyler Babbs of Sleepy Hollow, NY.; Step-Grandchildren: Becca, Andrew, and Rachel Livingston of Taylorville, IL; Brother: Dave (Marylee) Babbs of Taylorville, IL; Sister: Sandy (Mike) Myers of Taylorville, IL; Brother-in-Law: Garry (Hollie) Hooper of Benbrook, TX. Several Nieces, Nephews, and Cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 12:00 Noon at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Becky Lembke officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Taylorville, IL. Visitation will be held from 10:00-12:00 Noon on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at Sutton Memorial Home.

Memorials may be made to: First United Methodist Church 200 S. Walnut St. Taylorville, IL 62568 or Taylorville Memorial Hospital 201 E. Pleasant St. Taylorville, IL 62568

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, IL.

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Lucy Rheanna Wamsley of Taylorville

Lucy Rheanna Wamsley, the infant Daughter of Jon and Monica (Dooley) Wamsley of Taylorville, passed away on Tuesday June 18, 2013 at 5:32 p.m. at St. Louis Children’s Hospital in St. Louis, MO. She was born Tuesday June 18, 2013 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.

She is survived by her Parents Jon and Monica Wamsley of Taylorville, Brothers: Jesse and Cody Bertoldo of Taylorville, IL; Grandparents: Dick (Dee) Wamsley of Taylorville, IL; Larry (Nancy) Dooley of Stonington, IL; Aunts and Cousins: Rod &Trish (Johnson) Dooley; Kali, Dallas of Atoka, TN.; Jason & Rhea (Keele) Dooley Lane, Lydia, Lillian, Luke of Stonington, IL; Jeremy & Amber (Clayton) Dooley, Blake, Clayton, Jacob, Nathan of Mt. Auburn, IL; David & Brandy (Price) Wamsley, Benjamin, Abigail of Taylorville, IL; Mark & Debra (Light) Williams of Irving, IL. She was preceded in death by her Aunt Deanna Jo Dooley.

A private family graveside will be held at a later date at Old Stonington Cemetery with Pastor Tim Moats officiating.

Memorials may be made to Loving Arms- A Crisis Pregnancy Center 500 N. Walnut St. Taylorville, IL, 62568

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.

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Mildred Fetsko of Nokomis

Mildred Fetsko, 91, of Nokomis, IL, passed away on June 18, 2013 at 2:05 a.m. at the Nokomis Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, Nokomis, IL. She was born March 24, 1922, in Coalton, IL. The daughter of Michael and Mary (Hegedus) Fetsko. She was retired from the Nokomis Savings Bank, Nokomis. She was a member of St. Louis Catholic Church in Nokomis.

She is survived by her niece. Carolyn Fetsko; nephew; Harry Turner both of CA. dear friend: Elda Pesch of Nokomis. She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers and three sisters.

Memorials may be made to: St. Louis Catholic School, 509 E. Union Street, Nokomis, IL 62075

Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at the St. Louis Catholic Church in Nokomis with Father Dan Willenborg officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Nokomis, IL. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at the St. Louis Catholic Church in Nokomis.

Arrangements by Sutton Funeral Home, Nokomis, IL.

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Charles Basil Sr. of Langleyville

Charles Basil Sr., 64, of Langleyville, passed away on June 17, 2013 at 4:28 p.m. at Taylorville Memorial Hospital, Taylorville, IL. He was born on March 3, 1949 in Taylorville, IL. the son of Chester and Zelma (Peacher) Basil. He married Joan Kidd in the Trinity Lutheran Church in Taylorville on January 17,1970.. He worked for Fiat Allis and later for the Mt. Auburn Township. He was affiliated with the Grace Baptist Church in Taylorville. Charlie was a loving, caring, protective husband, dad and grandpa. Charlie liked fishing and camping with his wife and son. He liked to mow and decorate his yard. Charlie loved to spent time with his grandchildren and especially teasing them. He loved his children, grandchildren even more. There wasn’t a weekend go by that he didn’t have a grandchild or grandchildren stay over.

He is survived by his wife, Joan; son: Charles Basil Jr. of Langleyville, IL; daughters: Jackie (companion: Elbert “Lee” Robinson) Young and Donna (Howard “Beau”) Alberts both of Taylorville, IL.; grandchildren: James Luetzow, Brittany Alberts, Justin Luetzow, Cameron Alberts, Laura (companion: Dusten Martin) Young, Richard Young IV, Dustin Young and Michael Robinson; brothers: Darrell (Nancy) Basil of AR, Ronald (Mary Ann) Basil of Carlyle, IL and Chester “Bill” (Charlene) Basil of Kincaid, IL; sister: Shirley (Donald) Dunkirk of Taylorville, IL. He was preceded in death by her parents and brother: Robert Basil.

Memorials may be made to: VFW Post #4495

Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Philip Neumann officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Mt. Auburn, IL. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at the Sutton Memorial Home.

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, IL.

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Rebecca Hausman of Taylorville

Rebecca Hausman, 63, of Taylorville, passed away June 15, 2013 at 4:40 p.m. at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL. She was born December 30, 1949 in Hillsboro, IL. The Daughter of David Kenneth and Hazel Mabel (Fellex) Graham. She married Bill Hausman on May 6, 1998 in Carlinville, IL. She was a retired custodial manager at Heritage Manor Nursing Home and was loved and respected by everyone who knew her.

She is survived by her Husband: Bill; Daughter: Deon Lee Clemens of Ottowa, IL; Grandchildren: Chris, Cord and Randy Clemens of Ottowa, IL; Sister: Sharolyn Thompson of Ottowa, IL; Patricia Pollard of Gillespie, IL; Kay Vega of Sedona, AK; Sally Totora of Woodriver, IL; Kendra Toombs of Woodriver, IL Several Nieces, Nephews, and Cousins. She was peceeded death by her Parents, and her first Husband Mark.

Memorial Services will be held July 1, 2013 from 4-7pm at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Main St. in Ottowa, IL.

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.

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Martha A. Brown of Taylorville

Martha A. Brown, 96, of Taylorville, IL died at 10:26 am Friday, June 14, 2013, at Taylorville Care Center.

She was born March 26, 1917 in Ramsey, IL the daughter of Paine and LuVerna Walker Dooley.  On November 28, 1936 she married Alvah L. Brown in Taylorville.  He preceded her in death on June 28, 1988.  Mrs. Brown was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church in Taylorville.

Surviving are her son: Donald Brown and wife Janet of Taylorville, Son-in-law: Lee Roy DeLay of Taylorville; 4 Grandchildren: Tamara Thomas, Bret DeLay and wife Michelle, Jeff Brown and wife April all of Taylorville, and Kent DeLay of Springfield.  There are 5 Great Grandchildren.  Also surviving is a sister Betty Danenberger of Edinburg, IL.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter, Beverly DeLay, 5 brothers and 2 sisters.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at McClure Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Robinson officiating.  Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 10:00 am until time of service in the funeral home on Tuesday.

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Nettie Joyce Hedden of Edinburg

Nettie Joyce Hedden, 81, of Edinburg, passed away Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 1:10 p.m. at St. Johns Hospital in Springfield. She was born January 25, 1932 in Topeka, KS. The Daughter of Benjamin F. and Mamie (Cooper) Thomas. She married Isaac Hedden Jr. on January 21, 1950 in Taylorville. She was a retired farmwife and mother. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Taylorville, IL.

She is survived by her Husband: Isaac Jr.; Son: Thomas R. (Kathy) Hedden of Taylorville; Daughter: Melinda “Mindy” June (Pete) Harrington of Illiopolis; Grandchildren: Robyn (Ken) Lloyd, Adam (Stephanie) Harrington, Nathan (Lindsay) Hedden, Benjamin (Jill) Hedden, Abbey (Matt) Corso, Kelly (Mike) Saulsberry, Colleen (Kyle) Gennicks, Nicholas (Danielle) Hedden; Great-Grandchildren: Hope Nash, Ian Lloyd, Gracie, Mylie, and Isaac Corso, Lucy Hedden, Fiona and Eleanor Saulsberry, Olivia Hedden, Brant and Caroline Hedden, Seth and Luke Gennicks, Addilyn and Josie Hedden; Brother: Raymond (Emma) Thomas of Edinburg; Sisters: JoAnn (Paul) Biek of City by the Sea, TX, and Sandra Sue (Bud) Mason of Littleton, IL; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 4:00pm at Bethel Baptist Church in Taylorville with Pastor Ted Marrinan and Pastor Kyle Gennicks officiating. Burial will be at a later date. Visitation will be held Saturday, June 29, 2013 from 3:00-4:00pm at Bethel Baptist Church in Taylorville.

Memorials may be made to Bethel Baptist Church 1919 N. 1000 East Rd. Taylorville, IL 62568

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.

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Edward Lee King Ed Johnson of Taylorville

Edward Lee “King Ed” Johnson, 80, of Taylorville, IL died at 6:30 pm, Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at Taylorville Care Center.

He was born September 25, 1932 in Taylorville the son of William Lee and Edith Clarice Corn Johnson.  On October 31, 1956 he married Eloise McKinney in Taylorville, IL and they later divorced. Ed was an Air Force veteran.  Mr. Johnson had been employed at Illinois Consolidated Telephone Company for many years.  He was a former member of the Taylorville Moose Lodge and the Eagles Aerie.

Surviving are his children: Mike Johnson of Taylorville, IL, Daughter Tammy Johnson of Chandler, AZ, Brother, Mo Johnson and wife Judy of Taylorville, a granddaughter Misty Berry of Colorado Springs, CO, and his former wife Eloise Johnson Kendrick.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Brother, Everett Johnson  and sisters, Vivian Pasqueno and Darlene Biehl.

Graveside services will be held at a later date at Camp Butler National Cemetery, Riverton.

Condolences may be sent online at www.mcclurefuneralhome.com

McClure Funeral Home and Cremation Services is in charge of arrangements.

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