Obituaries 7-27-2016: Mary Davis

Mary Davis

Mary E. Davis, 99, of Sullivan, formerly of Decatur, died Saturday, July 23, 2016 in Mason Point in Sullivan.

Services to celebrate her life were at 1 p.m. today (Wednesday) in Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home in Decatur. Burial was in Boiling Springs Cemetery. Read More

Obituaries 7-27-2016: Faye Walker

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Iryis “Faye” Walker (Pritts), of Morton, Illinois died Tuesday, July 19, 2016 in Evanston, Illinois, after a five-year battle with stomach cancer.  She was 76.

Faye was born at home in Bethany, Illinois in 1939 to Doris Wilkinson and Norman “Buell” Pritts.  She was the oldest of four children. She married George Walker July 2, 1960 in Bethany, and they were married 51 years, until his death in July 2011. Read More

Obituaries 7-20-2016: Frank Wood

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Frank Jr. “Jake” Wood, 81, of Lovington passed away at 12:57 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, 2016 in St. Mary’s Hospital in Decatur.

A memorial graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, July 22 in Keller Cemetery in Lovington. McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Lovington is in charge of arrangements. Read More

Obituaries 7-20-2016: Letha Rohr

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Letha Mae Rohr, 95, of Mattoon passed away at 7:25 p.m. July 11, 2016 in Eastview Terrace in Sullivan.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, July 22 in Calvary Cemetery in Mattoon. Barkley Funeral Chapel in Greenup is assisting the family.  Read More

Obituaries 7-20-2016: Ann Hale-Kahn

Ann Hale-Kahn

A funeral service celebrating the life of Anita “Ann” Hale-Kahn, 88, of Decatur was held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 14 in Trinity Lutheran Church in Decatur. Burial was in Mt. Zion Township Cemetery. Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service and Care in Decatur handled arrangements.

She died at 6:20 p.m. Sunday, July 10, 2016 in Heritage Manor Health Care Center in Mt. Zion. Read More

Obituaries 7-20-2016: Lawrence Smith

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Lawrence S. “Larry” Smith, 67, of Sullivan passed away at 8:10 p.m. Thursday, July 14, 2016 in his home in Sullivan.

Graveside services were held at 2:30 p.m. Monday, July 18 in Greenhill Cemetery in Sullivan with military rites by Sullivan American Legion Post #68. McMullin-Young Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Read More

Obituaries 7-20-2016: Dorothy Chappel

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Dorothy L. Chappel, 87, of Sullivan, passed away at 12:01 a.m. Thursday, July 14, 2016 in St. Mary’s Hospital in Decatur.

Funeral services were 2 p.m. Sunday, July 17 in McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Sullivan with the Rev. Ben Harris officiating. Burial was in Greenhill Cemetery in Sullivan.          Read More

Obituaries 7-13-2016: Rene’e Downs

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Rene’e Lucille Downs, 62, of Lovington passed away at 8:10 a.m. Tuesday, July 5, 2016 in Decatur Memorial Hospital.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 23 in McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Lovington. Visitation will be held an hour before the service on Saturday at the funeral home in Lovington.

Rene’e was born December 27, 1953 in Fairfield, Calif., a daughter of Stanley Martin and Janet Ruby Whitehouse Rothenbuecher. She enjoyed cooking, fishing, camping, playing the guitar and singing, but most of all she loved her family with all of her heart. Read More