OBITUARY EXTRACTS

From the Jacksonville, IL Newspapers
1 Jan 1976 thru 31 Dec 1996




Warren Haley reviewed all of the obituaries which appeared in the Jacksonville papers during the 21 year period of 1 Jan 1976 thru the end of Dec. 1996. His note: "I could have missed some or lost some over the years.... but not many. I have an alphabetical listing (contained in two 3-inch notebook binders) by year. I made the notebooks up at the end of each year before I filed the extracted information in my file cabinet." Thanks Warren for all of the work you put into collecting the information given here and again now for making the extracted information availabe to MAGA researchers. A big thank you also goes to Dan Tholen who has graciously offered to help Warren get all of the data typed to be put online.If you find errors which need correcting or have information to be added to one of the extracts, you may forward same to my email address.


LAATSCH, Frances (Shepardson); b. 6 Dec 1903, Webster Groves, MO; d. 20 Nov 1996, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: (cremated); resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Webster Groves, MO; M. Otto H. Laatsch on 28 Aug 1930 in Webster Groves, MO; Fa.: George Shepardson; Mo.: Edith Schell; Survived by her husband; two sons: Richard G. Laatsch of Oxford, OH and Robert H. Laatsch of Poplar Bluff, MO; and nine grandchildren; Preceded by one sister: Rosina Shepardson.

LABBY, Ralph Duane; b. 6 Aug 1934, Milton, IL; d. 27 May 1987, Griggsville, IL; Bu.: Griggsville Cem., Griggsville, IL; Korean War Veteran; M. Leona M. Jackson on 30 Nov 1956 in Pittsfield, IL; Fa.: Lloyd Labby; Mo.: Mabel Elliott; Survived by his wife; his mother of Bethalto; a daughter: Kay Labby of Valley City; a son: Scott Labby of Quincy; a step-granddaughter; three sisters: Diana Coultas of TX, Bonnie Booth of Kansas City, MO and Brenda Unser of Bethalto; two brothers: Bob Labby of Gillespie and Lyndle Labby of rural Pittsfield; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by his father; a son: Stephen Duane Labby; a sister: Louise Qualls; and a brother: Walter Labby.

LACEY, Anna Margaret (Walton); b. 2 Sep 1888, Browning, IL; d. 31 May 1977, Jerseyville, IL; Bu.: Green Pond Cem., near Pearl, IL; resident of Eldred and Carrollton; M. Archie Howard Lacey on 15 May 1912 in Pittsfield, IL, he died 10 Oct 1959; Fa.: William J. Walton; Mo.: Millie Cox; Survived by two daughters: Nellie Benton of Carrollton and Mrs. Paul (Wilcey) Kessinger of Patterson; and three sons: Arthur L. and Harvey A., both of Eldred and Ralph of Carrollton; 19 grand and 25 great-grandchildren; Preceded by two daughters: Mrs. Virginia Mason and Gladys Irene Lacey; one grandchild; and two sisters.

LACEY, Arthur; b. 4 Feb 1913, Pearl, IL; d. 9 Oct 1987, Carrollton, IL; bu.: Carrollton City Cem., Carrollton, IL; Fa.: Artie H. Lacey; Mo.: Anna M. Walton; Survived by two sisters: Mrs. Nellie Benton of Carrollton and Mrs. Wilcey Kessinger of White Hall; and two brothers: Harvey of Kane and Ralph "Red" of Carrollton; Preceded by two sisters: Mrs. Virginia Mason and Gladys Irene Lacey.

LACEY, Diana Lynn; b. 6 Dec 1960, Macomb, IL; d. 13 Dec 1976, Decatur, IL; Bu.: Macon County Memorial Park, Decatur, IL; resident of Decatur; formerly of Meredosia; Fa.: Winston Lacey; Mo.: Melba Fricke; Survivors not listed in obit.

LACEY, Harold Joseph Jr.; b. 25 Jun 1919, Totowa, NJ; d. 7 Apr 1994, Springfield, IL: Bu.: Laurel Grove Memorial Park, Totowa, NJ; WWII Army Veteran; resident of Beardstown; M. Helen Anna VanRiper in 1941 at Patterson, NJ, she died in 1978; Fa.: Harold J. Lacey; Mo.: Josephine Keaster; Survived by one son: Craig (wife, Linda) of Beardstown; one brother: Richard of Sarasota, FL; and three granddaughters.

LACEY, Harry; b. 6 Sep 1888; d. 5 Nov 1979, Pearl, IL; Bu.: Green Pond Cem., Pearl, IL; WWI Veteran; resident and former mayor of Pearl; M. Wilcey Jane Walton; (date & place not given), she died in 1950; Fa.: William W. Lacey; Mo.: Caroline Roberts; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Helen McIntire and Mrs. Gladys Harmon, both of Pearl; a son: Floyd of Milton; 13 grand and 30 great-grandchildren.

LACEY, Harry Jr.; b. 2 Jul 1928, Pike Co., IL; d. 24 Jun 1979, Pittsfield, IL; bu.: Green Pond Cem., Milton, IL; resident of rural Milton; M. Martha Bauer (date & place not given); Fa.: Harry Lacey; Mo.: Wilcey Walton; Survived by his wife; two sons: Dale of Milton and Bruce of Detroit; a brother: Floyd Lacey of Milton; his father of Milton; two sisters: Helen McIntire and Gladys Harmon of Milton; four grandchildren; Preceded by a son: William.

LACEY, James E.; b. 24 Mar 1935, Bath, IL; d. 1 Dec 1991, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Bath Cem.; resident of Bath, IL; M. Mary M. Pearson on 27 Jun 1953 in Havana, IL; Fa.: Earl Lacey; Mo.: Harriett Herring Daniels; Survived by his wife; his mother of Bath; three daughters: Susan Snyder of West Salem, OH, Janice M. Blakeley of Bath and Diana M. Todd of Chandlerville; one son: Jon W. of Havana; seven grandchildren; two sisters; Lora Mae Hackman of Pleasant Plains and Helen Ann Hardy of Bath; and three brothers: Robert of Bath, Dale of Havana and Tim of Kilbourne.

LACEY, Kenneth Lee; b. 15 Mar 1944, Bunker Hill, IL; d. 10 Oct 1976, Alton, IL; Bu.: Griggsville Cem., Griggsville, IL; Vietnam Army Veteran; resident of Godfrey; M. Dixie McDonnald on2 5 Aug 1975 in Alton, IL; Fa.: Leo Lacey; Mo.: Margaret Bradshaw; Survived by his wife; three daughters: Kimberly, Lynnette and Rebecca; a son: John Henry Lacey; his parents; four sisters: Mrs. Shirley Lane of East Peoria, Mrs. Connie Lane of East Peoria, Mrs. Loretta Schneider of Alton and Mrs. Mary Sadler of Fidelity; a brother: Richard Lacey of Fidelity; his maternal grandmother: Mrs. Gladys Bradshaw of Griggsville; his paternal grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. Roy Lacey of Milton.

LACEY, Nina Gertrude (Baird); b. 20 Jan 1905, Scott Co., IL; d. 14 Feb 1987, Tulsa, OK; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; resident of Tulsa; formerly of Jacksonville; M. Hugh Lacey in 1949, he died in 1961; Fa.: William Baird; Mo.: Albertina Henderson; Survived by three sons: James Anders of Jacksonville, Arthur Anders of San Springs, OK and Donald Anders of Lakewood, CO; one daughter: Shirley Lear of Tulsa; one brother: Herb Baird of Bluffs; six grand and four great-grandchildren; Preceded by two brothers and one sister.

LACEY, William Andrew; b. 9 Jul 1948, Pike Co., IL; d. 28 Jul 1976, Saudi Arabia; Bu.: (not given); former resident of Milton; M. Barbara Smith (date & place not given); Fa.: Harry J. Lacey Jr.; Mo.: Martha Bauer; Survived by his wife; his parents; two children: Elizabeth and Martha, both at home; and two brothers: Dale of Milton and Bruce of Detroit.

LACKSCHEIDE, Cecil E.; b. 21 Nov 1917, Perry, IL; d. 5 Nov 1983, Perry, IL; Bu.: Wilson Cem., Griggsville, IL; M. Zelma DeWitt on 24 Nov 1937 in Canton, MO; Fa.: Henry Lackscheide; Mo.: Lova Morgan; Surviving are his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Tommy (Shirley) Cook of Perry; two sisters: Mrs. Ralph (Veda) Shaw and Mrs. Dean (Blanche) Liehr, both of Perry; and numerous nieces and nephews; Preceded in death by a son, a sister and four brothers.

LACKSCHEIDE, Lorene V. (Akin); b. 16 Feb 1916, Fishhook, IL; d. 6 Oct 1996, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL: resident of Jacksonville; M. Walter W. Lackscheide on 15 Apr 1936 in Griggsville, IL, he died 20 Jun 1961; Fa.: Mark B. Akin; Mo.: Florence A. Witt; Survived by one daughter: Judy M. Marsik of St. Louis; two sons: Walter Gene Lackscheide and Delbert L. Lackscheide, both of Jacksonville; four grandchildren; one great-grandson; one sister: Mrs. William O. (Marie) Hayes of Columbus, OH; and three brothers: Thurman E. Akin of Quincy and Dealeas R. Akin and Dallas D. Akin, both of Griggsville; Preceded by two brothers: Charles and Harold.

LACKSCHEIDE, Robert Logan "Bob"; b. 11 May 1915, Perry, IL; d. 7 Sep 1982, Pittsfield, IL: Bu.: Wilson Cem., Perry, IL; WWII Veteran; resident of Perry; M. Winifred DeWitt on 23 Feb 1946 in Quincy, IL; Fa.: Henry Lackscheide; Mo.: Lova Morgan; Surviving are his wife; a brother: Cecil Lackscheide; and two sisters: Mrs. Ralph (Veda) Shaw and Mrs. Dean (Blanche) Liehr, all of Perry; Preceded in death by an infant son, three brothers and a sister.

LACKSCHEIDE, Sylvester H. "Firp"; b. 4 Oct 1910, Perry, IL; d. 12 Mar 1978, Pittsfield, IL: Bu.: McCord Cem., Perry, IL; resident of Perry; M. Ruth Cockerill on 22 Sep 1963 at Jacksonville, IL, she died 5 May 1971; Fa.: Henry Lackscheide; Mo.: Lova Morgan; Survived by two sisters: Mrs. Ralph (Veda) Shaw and Mrs. Dean (Blanche) Liehr, both of Perry; two brothers: Robert and Cecil, both of Perry; and a stepdaughter: Mrs. Clement (Dorothy) Blackburn; and a step-grandson: Danny Joe Blackburn, both of Western Springs, IL.

LACY, Clayton; b. 8 Jun 1905, Corlyss, LA; d. 30 Jun 1987, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Lake Charles, LA; resident of Jacksonville; M. Evelyn Savant on 3 Nov 1928 in Sulphur, LA, she died in May 1979; Fa.: Lodwick Lacy; Mo.: Appeelonie Vincent; Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Howard (Judy) Daughenbaugh of Jacksonville; three grandchildren: Clayton Howard Daughenbaugh of Chicago, Cynthia Kay Daughenbaugh of St. Louis and Karen Annette Daughenbaugh of Morton; and one sister: Lucille Collins of Sulphur, LA; Preceded by one brother, one sister and one step-sister.

LACY, David Weldon; b. 13 Sep 1981, Jacksonville, IL; d. 23 Sep 1981, Springfield, IL; bu.: (not given); Fa.: Ricky Weldon Lacy; Mo.: Mary M. Smith; Survivors include his parents; his grandparents: Max Lacy of Springfield, Doris Lacy of Meredosia and Betty Crow of Rushville; and great-grandmothers: Pearl Dunmire of Meredosia and Opal Lacy of Jacksonville.

LACY, Donald Lee Sr.; b. 3 Feb 1923, Pike Co., IL; d. 8 Dec 1981, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Glasgow Cem., Glasgow, IL; resident of Jacksonville; M. Rozella Alene Roate in 1943 at Bluffs, IL; Fa.: Enos Lacy; Mo.: Opal Leitze; Surviving are his wife and mother, along with the following children: Donnie Lee, Mrs. James (Donna) Lomelino, Mrs. Clark (Brenda) Lonergan, Gerald Lee and Terry Lee, all of Jacksonville; eleven grandchildren and the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. Glenual (Enid) Smock, Mrs. Darlene Floyd and Roland Lacy, all of Jacksonville, Mrs. Clyde (Norma) Cox of rural Winchester, Mae Weldon of Meredosia, Mrs. Daniel (Carol) Surratt of Moline; One brother and two sisters preceded him in death.

LACY, Ica R. (Brokaw); b. 25 Jan 1893, Pike Co., IL; d. 14 Jul 1984, Winchester, IL; Bu.: Green Pond Cem., rural Pearl, IL; resident of Milton; M. Charles Lacy (date & place not given), he died in 1962; Fa.: Abram Brokaw; Mo.: Sarah Gauntt; Survived by a daughter: Dorothy Ritte of Houston, TX; a son: Charles Lacy of Virginia; five grand and two great-grandchildren; and a sister: Goldie Lindsey of FL.

LACY, Max Weldon; b. 5 Dec 1929, Alsey, IL; d. 13 May 1994, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Glasgow Cem., Glasgow, IL; Korean War Army Veteran; resident of Meredosia, IL; M. (not stated); Fa.: Enos Lacy; Mo.: Opal Leitze; Survived by four children: Mrs. Doug (Tena) Batterfeld, Ricky Lacy and Linda Buss, all of Meredosia, and Timmy Lacy of rural Bluffs; five grandchildren: three step grandchildren; three sisters: Mrs. Clyde (Norma) Cox of Winchester, Melba Floyd of Jacksonville and Mrs. Daniel (Carol) Surratt of Viola; and one brother: Roland Lacy of Jacksonville; Preceded by two infant sons: Larry and Terry; one grandson; two brothers: Don and Dean; a sister: Enid Smock; and two infant sisters: Helen and Bernice.

LACY, Rozella (Roate); b. 3 Sep 1926, Versailles, IL; d. 8 Nov 1991, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Glasgow Cem., Glasgow, IL; resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Versailles; M. Donald Lee Lacy Sr. in 1943 at Bluffs, IL, he died 8 Dec 1981; Fa.: Willard Roate; Mo.: Laura Waiman; Survived by five children: Donnie Lee Lacy Jr., Mrs. James (Donna) Lomelino, Mrs. Clark (Brenda) Lonergan, and Terry Lee Lacy, all of Jacksonville, and Gerald Lee Lacy of Sulphur Rock, Ark.; 14 grand and eight great-grandchildren; and four sisters: Ruby Wheeler of Versailles, Rachel Hall of Jacksonville, Resse Surratt of Rushville and Reba of Pittsburg. Preceded by eight brothers and sisters.

LACY, Sid; b. 30 Aug 1909, Pearl, IL; d. 16 Aug 1986, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Green Pond Cem., near Milton, IL; resident of Jacksonville; M. Ethel French on 4 Oct 1930 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Ulysses S. Lacy; Mo.: Minnie Fulmer; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Ned (Marilyn) Williams of Springfield; a granddaughter: Michele Williams of Springfield; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by two brothers and four sisters.

LACY, Stella M. (Talkington); b. 2 Oct 1908, Athensville, IL; d. 2 Jul 1993, White Hall, IL; Bu.: Jones Cem., east of White Hall, IL; resident of White Hall; M. Robert H. Lacy on 24 Dec 1926 in Winchester, IL, he died 19 May 1975; Fa.: Jesse Talkington; Mo.: Bina Voyles; Survived by one son: Richard N. Lacy of Colchester; two daughters: Mrs. Donald (Beverly) Winchester of Roodhouse and Mrs. Wilmer (Doris) Harney of Springfield; 10 grand and 10 great-grandchildren; two brothers: Frank Talkington of White Hall and Charles Talkington of Kimberly, IN; and one sister: Ethel Domitz of Monso, ME; Preceded by one son: Robert Lacy; one daughter: Joyce Lacy; and three brothers: Floyd, Richard and Curtis Talkington.

LADAGE, Edna Marie (Doehring); b. 27 Nov 1900; d. 21 Sep 1983, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Auburn Cem., Auburn, IL; resident of Auburn; formerly of Waverly; M. Edward Theodore Ladage in 1926, he died in 1978; Fa.: August Doehring; Mo.: Margaretha Schrimpf; Survived by four daughters: Mrs. Doris Bollman of Palos Hills, Mrs. Lois Tarr of Merrionette Park, Mrs. Virginia Kopplin of Springfield, and Mrs. Eunice Dale of Carmel, IN; one son: Orville of Virden; four sisters: Nita Ebel, Erna Struening, and Agnes Kleinschmidt of Lincoln, and Mrs. Violet Krueger of Sun City, AZ; 17 grand and seven great-grandchildren.

LADAGE, Mildred M. (Dennis); b. 1 Jun 1897, Waverly, IL; d. 27 Feb 1984, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Waverly East Cem., Waverly, IL; resident of Waverly; M. William H. Ladage (date & place not given), he died 17 Jun 1963; Fa.: Fred Dennis; Mo.: Effie Woodmansee; Survived by two sons: Julius of Waverly and Russell of Loami; a daughter: Wilma Beatty of Springfield; a sister: Margaret Luce of Springfield; and several grandchildren; Preceded in death by three brothers.

LADAGE, Russell W.; b. 29 Aug 1924, Thayer, IL; d. 18 Aug 1993, near Loami, IL; Bu.: Waverly East Cem., Waverly, IL; WWII Army Veteran; M. Geraldine Aubrey on 10 Feb 1946 in Alton, IL; Fa.: William H. Ladage, Jr; Mo.: Edith Clark; Survived by his wife; two sons: Terry Ladage of Champaign and Steve Ladage of Waverly; a brother: Julius Ladage of Waverly; a sister: Wilma Beatty of Springfield; and six grandchildren; Preceded by his father, mother and stepmother: Mildred Dennis Ladage.

LADLEY, India Anna (Nowles); b. 27 Nov 1890, Arkansas, KS; d. 6 Mar 1977, Carlinville, IL; Bu.: Hettick Cem., Hettick, IL; resident of Hettick; M. Robert Ladley in 1908, he died in 1956; FA.: James Nowles; Mo.: Sarah Sanders; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Marguerite Mefford of Carlinville and Mrs. Frances Eyer of Petersburg; a son: Robert of Pecos, TX; a brother: Jess Nowles of Belvidere; a sister: Wilda Huggins of Corona, CA; 13 grand and 27 great-grand and 2 great-great-grandchildren; Preceded by a brother, a sister and a daughter.

LADLEY, Mary M. (Gillick) Wheeler; b. 21 Jun 1903, Greenfield, IL: d. 16 May 1990, Springfield, IL: Bu.: Hettick Cem., Hettick, IL; resident of Hettick; M. (1) Virgil Wheeler on 2 May 1925 in Carlinville, IL, he died 31 Jan 1972; (2) Harold Ladley on 8 Feb 1975 in Hettick, IL; Fa.: Hugh Gillick; Mo.: Nancy Coonrod; Survived by her husband; a son: Jerry Wheeler of Barnhart, MO; two foster sons: Ralph Langford of Roodhouse and Robert Husted of Nilwood; three foster daughters: Norma Grimmett and Janet Grimmett, both of Waverly and Donna Canter of Litchfield; three grand and several foster grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

LAEL, Bobby L.; b. 28 Apr 1924, Cass Co., IL; d. 21 Apr 1985, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem, Virginia, IL; IL National Guard Veteran; resident of Springfield; M. (not stated); FA.: Ross Lael; Mo.: Ruth Shelley; Survived by his father, of Virginia; five children: Michael L. and Keith A., both of Springfield, Chuck of Beardstown, Thomas of Manchester, CT and Sue Palmer of Astoria; four brothers: Eugene, Galen and Wayne, all of Springfield, and Bill of Beardstown; and 11 grandchildren.

LAEL, Charles Raymond "Chuck"; b. 23 Sep 1944, Beardstown, IL; d. 10 Oct 1991, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; resident of Beardstown; M. Sally Rahn on 25 Jun 1966 at Beardstown, IL; Fa.: Bobby Lee Lael; Mo.: Beulah Rae Sullins; Survived by his wife; his mother of Beardstown; two daughters: Buffy Ann Lael of Springfield and Tarra Kosh Lael of Charleston; one son: Thad Vernon Lael, at home; his grandmother: Beulah Sullins of Beardstown; a sister: Gwendolyn "Sue" Palmer of Astoria; a brother: Thomas Michael of Sacramento, CA; two half-brothers: Keith Lael of Springfield and Mike Lael of the state of VA; and several nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts and cousins; Preceded by his father.

LAEL, Myrtle Marie (Ham); b. 17 Jul 1908, Elgin, IL; d. 5 Mar 1993, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Pittsfield West Cem.; resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Chapin; M. Owen Boyd Lael on 12 Oct 1928, he died 11 Dec 1977; Fa.: Tilden Conway Ham; Mo.: Lillie Scranton Ham; Survived by five daughters: Donna Farmer of Ashland, Eleanor Mason of Murrayville, Marilyn Smith of Moberly, MO, Carolyn Summers of Jacksonville and Maxine Homer of Chapin; a son: John Lael of Jacksonville; 14 grand and 15 great-grandchildren; Preceded by a son: Richard Lael; and three brothers: Elmer, Claude and Jay Ham.

LAEL, Ross "Bill"; b. 10 Nov 1922, Virginia, IL; d. 24 Apr 1993, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; M. Betty Becker on 9 Aug 1947, Beardstown, IL; Fa.: Ross C. Lael; Mo.: Ruth Martin Shelley; Survived by his wife; one son: Terry Lael of Beardstown; three daughters: Patsy Barnhart, Joyce Andris and Joann Gielau, all of Beardstown; six grandchildren; and three brothers: Eugene, Wayne and Gaylen Lael, all of Springfield; Preceded by one brother.

LAEL, Ross C.; b. 2 Oct 1902, Conover, NC; d. 19 Jun 1988, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; resident of Beardstown; formerly of Virginia, IL; M. Ruth Marian Shelley on 19 Dec 1921, she died 17 Jun 1980; Fa.: John Lael; Mo.: Donna Lael; Survived by four sons: Bill of Beardstown, Eugene S., Wayne L. and Gaylen F., all of Springfield; 19 grand and 29 great-grandchildren; two brothers: R. V. of Williamsville and Homer of Beardstown; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by one son: Bobby L. in 1985; three brothers and one sister.

LAEL, Skiles E.; b. 6 Jan 1911, Cass Co., IL; d. 5 Nov 1985, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Leva Williams on 20 Jan 1934 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: John Henry Lael; Mo.: Donna Lael; Survived by his wife; three sons: Delbert Lael of Jacksonville, Dale Lael of Springfield and Donald Lael of Lesperia, CA; three grandchildren; and four brothers: Ross Lael and Homer Lael, both of Beardstown, Carl Lael of Chicago and R. V. Lael of Williamsville; Preceded by a brother and a sister.

LAFFEY, Gertie E. (Wyatt); b. 7 Feb 1912, Greene Co., IL; d. 7 Aug 1994, Winchester, IL; Bu.: Fernwood Cem., Roodhouse, IL; resident of Roodhouse; M. Martin J. Laffey on 20 Apr 1974, Roodhouse, IL, he died 31 Jul 1986; Fa.: David Wyatt; Mo.: Iva Little; Survived by three sons: M. J. "Bud" Cregmile of Denver, CO, Gary Cregmile of Rapid City, SD and Ray Taylor; two daughters: Peggy Ballard of White Hall and Sue Bush of Roodhouse; 14 grandchildren; two sisters: Lucille Landreth of Beardstown and Agnes Dawdy of White Hall; Preceded by four brothers.

LAFFEY, Martin J. "Pat"; b. 14 Sep 1917, Springfield, IL: d. 31 Jul 1986, Roodhouse, IL; Bu.: Fernwood Cem., Roodhouse, IL; resident of Roodhouse; M. Gertie E. Taylor on 20 Apr 1974 in Roodhouse, IL; Fa.: Martin James Laffey; Mo.: Nora Waller; Survived by his wife; two stepdaughters: Mrs. Sam (Peggy) Ballard of White Hall, Mrs. Charles (Sue) Bush of Roodhouse; three stepsons: M. J. (Bud) Cregmile of Denver, CO, Gary L. Cregmile of Rapid City, SD; Ray V. Taylor of Godfrey; 14 step-grand and four step-great-grandchildren; and two nephews: Gale and Dale Workman of Peoria; Preceded in death by one sister.

LAFORCE, Richard; b. 13 Jun 1915, St. Louis, MO; d. 22 Feb 1996, Greeley, CO; Bu.: Riverside Cem., Sterling, CO; WWII Army Veteran; resident of Sterling, CO; M. Betty Jane Ranson on 21 Mar 1941 in St. Louis, MO; Fa.: Herman A. LaForce; Mo.: Ertie Roberts; Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mary LaForce of Greeley, CO; three sons: Robert (wife, Beverly) of Aurora, CO, Dr. James LaForce of Clarksville, TN and Dr. William LaForce of Atlanta, GA; and 10 grandchildren.

LAGE, Douglas C.; b. 15 Nov 1949, Bloomington, IL; d. 30 Mar 1989, Bloomington, IL; Bu.: Park Hill Mausoleum, Bloomington, IL; resident of Bloomington; M. Kathleen Finn on 20 Sep 1969 in Virginia, IL; Fa.: Willard C. Lage; Mo.: Martha J. Craig; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Michelle Lage, at home; his parents of Normal; a sister: Debra Johnson of Hoffman Estates; and his maternal grandfather: Clifford C. Craig of Bloomington; He was the son-in-law of Mr. & Mrs. Gerald Finn of Virginia, IL.

LAGEMANN, Charles Thomas; b. 2 Mar 1964, Pittsfield, IL; d. 24 Mar 1982, near Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Pittsfield, IL; Fa.: Edward Lagemann; Mo.: Rosemary Yeager; Survived by his parents of New Salem, IL; a son: Jeremy; his grandmothers: Mrs. Edward (Sadie) Yeager of Elsberry, MO and Mrs. Alfred (Louise) Lagemann of Annada, MO; six brothers: Jim of Palm Harbor, FL, Devoe of Geneva, WI, Danny of Naples, FL, Pete and Raymond, both of Pittsfield, and Pat, at home; seven sisters: Kathy Lyons and Mary Lou Derozier, both of Pittsfield, Mrs. Teresa Gergovich of Great Lakes, Sue of Springfield, Joan of Lake Forest and Debbie and Linda, both at home; Preceded by one brother and one sister.

LAGNESE, John Robert; b. 7 Nov 1921, Mahoningtown, PA; d. 23 Jul 1994, Abingdon, IL; Bu.: Abingdon Cem.; WWII Army Veteran; M. Catherine Williamson on 10 Feb 1942 in Kahokia, MO; Fa.: Michele Lagnese; Mo.: Pearl M. Meadows; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. William (Cathy) Peterson of Abingdon and Christie Best of Jacksonville; six grand and two great-grandchildren; Preceded by one daughter: Carl Darmer; two grandsons; and one sister.

LAHEY, Abigail A. (Burke); b. 11 Nov 1907, Murrayville, IL; d. 22 Jan 1979, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Francis Lahey in 1938 at Murrayville, IL, he died in Aug. 1958; Fa.: Dan Burke; Mo.: Sarah Ward; Survived by two sons: Edward of Jacksonville and Charles of Barstow, CA; one grandson; six granddaughters; a sister: Mrs. Leo (Mary) Lahey of Jacksonville; and a brother: James Burke of Murrayville; Preceded by two sisters: Catherine Casey and Margaret Lahey.

LAHEY, H. Marie (Tobin); b. 22 May 1908, Lynnville, IL; d. 24 Mar 1990, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Russell William Lahey on 8 Feb 1935, he died in Oct. 1968; Fa.: John F. Tobin; Mo.: Mayme German; Survived by three daughters: Mrs. Marlin (Connie) Jarvis of Jacksonville, Mrs. Eddie (Sharon) Radcliffe of Dallas, TX and Marilyn Long of Jacksonville; two sisters: Louise Stambaugh of Jacksonville and Mrs. Lawrence (Helen) Quinlan of Jacksonville; a brother: Donald Francis Tobin of Phoenix, AZ; six grand and four great-grandchildren; Preceded by two brothers: Edward and Fred William Tobin.

LAHEY, Leo T.; b. 15 Mar 1896, Literberry, IL; d. 24 Apr 1991, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Jacksonville, IL; WWI Army Veteran; FA.: M. Mary B. Burke on 7 Feb 1923, Murrayville, IL, she died 29 Oct 1990; Fa.: Tom Lahey; Mo.: Mary McLeod; Survived by two sons: Bernard and Dan, both of Jacksonville; one daughter: Mrs. John (Patricia) Bowman of Springfield, MO; 11 grand and 11 great-grandchildren; and one sister: Anna Abshier of Palm Springs, CA; Preceded by three brothers and three sisters.

LAHEY, Margaret (Burke); b. 18 Aug 1904, Jacksonville, IL; d. 28 Jun 1977, San Antonio, TX; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. James Lahey (date & place not given), he died in 1940; Fa.: Daniel Burke; Mo.: Sarah Ward; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Thomas Murray of San Antonio, TX and Mrs. John Wheeler of Kokomo, IN; two sisters: Mrs. Leo (Mary) Lahey and Mrs. Francis (Abigail) Lahey, both of Jacksonville; a brother: James Burke of Murrayville; and seven grandchildren; Preceded by a sister.

LAHEY, Mary (Burke); b. 13 Nov 1897, Murrayville, IL; d. 29 Oct 1990, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Leo T. Lahey on 7 Feb 1923 in Murrayville, IL; Fa.: Daniel Burke; Mo.: Sarah Ward; Survived by her husband; two sons: Bernard and Dan, both of Jacksonville; one daughter: Mrs. John (Patricia) Bowman of Springfield, MO; 11 grand and nine great-grandchildren; Preceded by one brother and three sisters.

LAHMANN, Wilbur H. "Friday"; b. 25 Feb 1906, Washington Co., MO; d. 8 Jan 1984, Quincy, IL; Bu.: Taylor Martin Cem., near El Dara, IL; resident of Baylis; M. Roselyn Smith on 8 Oct 1954 at New Hartford, IL; Fa.: George Lahmann; Mo.: Maggie Pope; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Mike (Margaret) Leahr of Chambersburg; a son: Mark Lahmann at home; four grandchildren; a brother: Chester Lahmann, Sr. of Missouri; and nieces and nephews; Preceded in death by four sisters and four brothers.

LAHNE, Ruth P. (Lewis); b. 14 Jul 1905, Brown Co., IL; d. 4 Nov 1981, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling Catholic Cem.; M. Walter C. Lahne on 29 Jan 1929 at Mt. Sterling, IL, he died 6 Jan 1962; Fa..: Rolland Lewis; Mo.: Minnie Gibbs; Surviving are a son: Louis E. Lahne of Mt. Sterling; three daughters: Mrs. William R. (Marilyn) Esela of Mt. Sterling, Ramona Lahne of Springfield and Mrs. Frank (Virginia) Bennett of Monroe, LA; six grand and six great-grandchildren; She was preceded in death by a brother and two sisters.

LAHR, Harold A.; b. Greene Co., IL, he was 73 years of age at his death; d. 16 Jan 1985, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Oak Wood Cem., Greenfield, IL; M. Lucy Duncan on 28 Jul 1934 in Stonington, IL; Fa.: George Lahr; Mo.: Daisy Propes; Survived by his wife; one son: George of Medora; and five grandchildren; Preceded by one sister and one brother.

LAIN, Doris J. (Robertson); b. 5 Mar 1929 at Hannibal, MO; d. 17 Nov 1992, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Park Lawn Cem., Barry, IL; resident of Pittsfield; formerly of Barry; M. Glen E. Lain on 5 Aug 1946 in Hannibal, MO, he died 24 Sep 1976; Fa.; Oscar Robertson; Mo.: Marie Baughman; Survived by one son: Glen Lain of Kinderhook; one daughter: Wanda Lain of Hannibal, MO; one grandson; one brother: Earl Robertson of Freeburg; one sister: Clydene Kelley of Pittsfield; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by a brother: Nathan Robertson.

LAIR, Bernadine (Frye); b. 11 Jan 1918, Morgan Co., IL; d. 24 Jan 1987, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. John "Bud" Lair on 19 Mar 1938, he died 30 Jan 1980; Fa.: Ralph H. Frye; Mo.: Cornelia Havens; Survived by two children: Mrs. Jerry (Judy) Regan of Alexandria, LA and Robert M. of New Amsterdam, Holland; two brothers: Robert of Jacksonville and Ralph of Payson; five grandchildren; Preceded by one sister and three brothers.

LAIR, Clarence H.; b. 14 Mar 1914, Milwood, IL; d. 17 Jul 1990, Albuquerque, NM; Bu.: West Grove Cem., Thayer, IL; resident of Forest City, IL; formerly of the Franklin, IL area; M. Beulah Sexton on 5 Aug 1935 in Springfield, IL, she died 15 Feb 1986; Fa.: Charles Lair; Mo.: Della Thompson; Survived by three daughters: Irene Hodgkins of Canton, Betty Ann Monroe of Camp Verde, AZ and Bonnie Yates of Grafton; four sons: Lindel and Gene, both of Forest City, Robert of Carlinville and Donald of Romeo, MI; 26 grand and 11 great-grandchildren; a sister: Mrs. Dee Tolbert of Indianapolis, IN; and two brothers: Merle and Lindell, both of Virden; Preceded by a brother and a sister.

LAIR, Christina (Bateman) Barnett; b. 11 Nov 1917, Morgan Co., IL; d. 20 Dec 1996, Carlinville, IL; Bu.: Waverly East Cem., Waverly, IL; resident of Girard; M. (1) Ralph L. Barnett (date & place not given); (2) Terry W. Lair (date & place not given); Fa.: Charles L. Bateman; Mo.: Nora Rouland; Survived by a son: Jesse L. Barnett of Granite City; one daughter: Barbara Walker of Butler; a step-daughter: Lila M. Aherns of Breeze; nine grand and six great-grandchildren; four sisters: Ollie Watts and Bernadine Chaplin, both of Jacksonville, Sally Bartels of Oakland, CA and Mildred Miller of Moline; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by two brothers: Tom and John Bateman; and a grandson.

LAIR, Everett; b. 30 May 1891, Monticello, KY; d. 24 Nov 1982, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Jacksonville East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Laura Miller on 29 Oct 1910, she died 30 Dec 1977; Fa.: Thomas Lair; Mo.: Lucinda Dobson; Surviving are two children: Raymond of Cincinnati and Louise White of Jacksonville; 17 grand, 17 great-grand and three great-great-grandchildren; Preceded in death by a son: Harold and two daughters: Ruby Farmer and Bessie Lair; He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

LAIR, Franklin Andrew Jr.; b. 29 Apr 1921, Morgan Co., IL; d. 26 Nov 1996, Waverly, IL; Bu.: Waverly East Cem., Waverly, IL; M. (not stated); Fa.: Franklin Andrew Lair Sr.; Mo.: Mary Isabelle Hamm; Survived by a son: Jack of Zimmerman, MN and three daughters: Janet Hill and Beverly Shell, both of Wilmington, and Rosemary Dillinger of Dwight; Preceded by four brothers: Harvey Ray, James J., Thomas Henry and George in infancy; and five sisters: Mary Alla, Metta Littleton, Millie A., Rita Airreta and Anna in infancy.

LAIR, Harold W.; b. 26 Jan 1907, Jacksonville, IL; d. 8 Feb 1996, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Anna Pauline Crabtree on 23 Dec 1927 in Jacksonville, IL: Fa.: Thomas Jefferson Lair; Mo.: Elizabeth J. Pollock; Survived by his wife; three sons: James (wife, Margaret) Lair of Dahinda, Harry (wife, Marian) Lair of Winchester and Erle (wife, Pamela) Lair of Winnetka; 18 grand and numerous great-grandchildren; Preceded by two sons: Harold Lair, Jr. and John "Jack" Lair; two sisters: Alene Smith and Lillie Conlee; and two half-brothers: James Swift and Claude Swift.

LAIR, Harvey; b. (not given), he was 72 years of age at death; d. 24 Oct 1978, Mayfield, KY; Bu.: KY; M. (not stated); resident of Mayfield, KY; former resident of Waverly, IL; Parents: (not given); Funeral services attended by two area residents: a brother and sister: Metta Lair Littleton of Beardstown and Frank Lair of Waverly.

LAIR, Hubert Glenn; b. 10 Jun 1922, Morgan Co., IL; d. 5 Sep 1981, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Jacksonville East Cem.; WWII Army Veteran; M. Marie Vasey on 7 Sep 1947; FA.: C. D. Lair; Mo.: Vina Draughan; Survived by his wife; and a brother: Roy of Ashland; Preceded in death by a brother: James.

LAIR, John R. "Jack"; b. 25 Sep 1925, Jacksonville, IL; d. 10 Sep 1994, Sun City, CA; Bu.: (not given); resident of Sun City, CA; M. Joanne Arnold in Sept. 1946; Fa.: Harold Lair; M.: (not given); Survived by his wife; his parents; one daughter: April Loudermilk of Apple Valley, CA; and two sons: Mark of Sun City, CA and Scott of Oceanside, CA; five grandchildren; three brothers: Jim of Dahinda, Harry of Winchester and Erle of Winnetka; one sister-in-law: Betty Lair of Jacksonville; and several area nieces and nephews; Preceded by one son: Brian; one daughter: Candace; and one brother: Harold Junior Lair.

LAIR, Laura E. (Miller); b. 17 Mar 1890, Monticello, KY; d. 30 Dec 1977, Jacksonville, IL: Bu.: Jacksonville East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. (not stated); Parents: (not given); Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Louise White of Jacksonville; a son: Raymond Lair of Cincinnati; a sister: Florence Miller of Saskatchewan, Canada; two brothers: Art and Rube Miller, both of Saskatchewan; 17 grand and 15 great-grandchildren; Preceded by three children; Harold Lair, Ruby Farmer and Bessie Lair.

LAIR, Lucille (Ritter); b. 12 Feb 1903, Kampsville, IL; d. 9 Dec 1993, LaBelle, MO; Bu.: St. Anselms Cem., Kampsville, IL; resident of LaBelle, MO; formerly of Jacksonville; M. Ernest Lair (date & place not given), he died in 1966; Fa.: John M. Ritter; Mo.: Magdalene Brenn; Survived by one son: John Lair of Decatur; one daughter: Enid Campbell of Knox City, MO; one brother: Dr. P. A. Ritter of Sun City, AZ; 13 grand and 17 great-grand and four great-great-grandchildren; Preceded by one brother and one sister.

LAIR, Mae (Corder); b. Monticello, KY; d. 22 Oct 1988, Cincinnati, OH; Bu.: (not given); resident of Cincinnati; formerly of the Sinclair, IL neighborhood; M. Raymond Lair on 19 Nov 1939; Fa.: Albert Corder; Mo.: Sally Jones; Survived by her husband; two sons: Bill and Bob; three daughters: Nancy Engel, Linda Edwards and Kim, all of Cincinnati; two brothers: Walter of Cincinnati and Paul of Jacksonville; a sister: Mary Lewis of Jacksonville; four grandsons; three granddaughters: and one step-granddaughter.

LAIR, Marie I. (Vasey); b. 5 Nov 1918, near Woodson, IL; d. 29 Jan 1982, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Jacksonville East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Glenn Lair on 7 Sep 1947, he died 5 Sep 1981; Fa.: Edgar Vasey; Mo.: Lona Hall; Surviving are the following brothers and sisters: Adelaide Megginson of Galesburg, Mrs. Arvel (Geneva) Becker, Vivian Vasey and Malvern, all of Jacksonville and Murriel of rural Jacksonville.

LAIR, Mary E.; b. 18 Feb 1914, Jacksonville, IL; d. 21 Nov 1994, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: John Lair; Mo.: Helen Hegarty; Survived by one sister: Mrs. Clarence (Louise) Smith of Jacksonville; Preceded by her parents; and one brother: John Robert Lair.

LAIR, Maurine (Lindemann); b. 11 Nov 1901, Waverly, IL; d. 17 Aug 1995, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Elbart A. Lair on 4 Jun 1921 in Jacksonville, he died in 1968; Fa.: Henry Lindemann; Mo.: Minnie (maiden not given); Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Trusler (Mary Margaret) Howe of Jacksonville and Mrs. Barney (Helen Frances) Lewis of Phoenix, AZ; five grand and 11 great-grandchildren; Preceded by one granddaughter and three sisters.

LAIRD, Eva M. (Lomelino); b. 26 Sep 1908, Jacksonville, IL; d. 9 Dec 1993, Winter Haven, FL; Bu.: East Cem., Waverly, IL; resident of Winter Haven; formerly of Waverly; M. (not stated); Fa.: Joseph Lomelino; Mo.: Mabel Zelmer; Survived by several cousins.

LAIRD, Merrill; b. 1 Nov 1893, Perry, IL; d. 25 Mar 1987, Griggsville, IL; Bu.: Griggsville Cem., Griggsville, IL; WWI Army Veteran; M. Laverne Moore on 29 May 1918; Fa.: Grant Laird; Mo.: Rosetta Triplett; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Joseph (Eileen) Dunham of Griggsville and Mrs. Victor (Dorothy) Cory of Quincy; three sons: Paul of Wichita, KS, Donald of Elgin and Vincent of Oneida; one brother: Victor of Tucson, AZ; 18 grand and 16 great-grandchildren; Preceded by his parents; one daughter: Helen; two sisters: Mary and Louise; one brother: Vance; and one granddaughter.

LAIRD, Nellie Mae (Schlieper); b. 28 Feb 1909, Hamburg, IL; d. 6 Aug 1995, Godfrey, IL; Bu.: Green Pond Cem., near Pearl, IL; resident of Pearl; M. Harvey Laird (date & place not given), he died 6 Mar 1983; Fa.: Charles Schlieper; Mo.: Alta Harpole; Survived by one daughter: Wauneta Balgeman of Manteno; two sons: William Laird of Alton and Henry Laird of Dorsey; nine grand and 11 great-grandchildren; two sisters: Zula Wheeler of Pearl and Elizabeth Hazelhorse of Wyoming; and one brother: Charles Schlieper of Rock Island; Preceded by 11 brothers and sisters.

LAIRD, Pressly; b. 15 Oct 1898, near Griggsville, IL; d. 28 Feb 1986, Pittsfield, IL; bu.: Gray Cem., New Salem, IL; Veteran; resident of New Salem; M. Isabella M. Johnston on 5 Apr 1931 in New Salem, IL; Fa.: Marshall Laird; Mo.: Celia Cover; Survived by a son: Pressly Alvin Laird of Peoria; two grandchildren: Kevin Laird of San Diego, CA and Mrs. Robert (Beth) Taylor of Peoria; and two great-grandchildren; Preceded in death by a sister.

LAKAMP, Anna L. (Nergenah); b. 18 Apr 1892, Morgan Co., IL; d. 3 Oct 1982, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Grace Cem., Morgan Co., IL; resident of Jacksonville; M. Fred Lakamp on 20 Mar 1924 in Chapin, IL; Fa.: William F. Nergenah; Mo.: Margaret Brockhouse; Surviving are her husband; a son: Warren of Jacksonville; a daughter: Mrs. Vernon (Maxine) Rahe of Bluffs; 11 grand and nine great-grandchildren; and a brother: Arthur M. Nergenah of Jacksonville; Preceded in death by eight brothers and two sisters.

LAKAMP, Betty Jo (Suttles); b. 27 Jul 1946, Carrollton, IL; d. 9 Apr 1996, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Trinity Lutheran Cem., Bluffs, IL; resident of Chapin; M. Frederick W. Lakamp on 17 Dec 1966 in Chapin, IL; Fa.: Paul J. Suttles; Mo.: Virginia Siemer; Survived by her husband; a son: Brad of Chapin; one daughter: Jodi Crabtree of O'Fallon; her parents: Paul J. & Virginia Suttles of New Berlin; two sisters: Becky Warner of Murrayville and Barbara Hinegardner of Whitemore Lake, MI; and several nieces and nephews.

LAKAMP, Cora (Puls) Parks; b. 17 Dec 1902, near Chapin, IL; d. 25 Oct 1995, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Hillcrest Cem., Bluffs, IL; resident of Jacksonville; M. (1) Ivan G. Parks on 18 Sep 1930 in Bluffs, IL, he died in 1944; (2) F. William Lakamp on 18 Feb 1968 in Neeleyville, IL, he died in 1992; Fa.: Siebo Puls; Mo.: Margaret Tholen; Survived by one daughter: Mrs. George (Erma Jean Boes) Durcanin of Time Beach, NJ; two stepchidlren: Frederick (wife, Jo) Lakamp of Chapin and Shirley Duffelmeier of Jacksonville; 8 grand and 4 great-grandchildren; two brothers: John Puls of Jacksonville and Edward Puls of New Berlin; and one sister: Dorothy Mahon of Lena; Preceded by a son-in-law: Kenneth W. Boes Sr.; one grandson; and four sisters: Minnie Anderson, Clara Berghaus, Lula Hoelscher and Pauline Sidener.

LAKAMP, Elmer W.; b. 20 Oct 1897, Morgan Co., IL; d. 25 Dec 1982, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Grace Cem., Chapin, IL: resident of Chapin; Fa.: Gust Lakamp; Mo.: Anna Tholen; Survivors include his brothers: Fred Lakamp of Jacksonville and Edwin Lakamp, Clarence Lakamp and Herman Lakamp, all of Chapin; and his sisters: Freda Lakamp of Hillsboro, Kathryn Lakamp and Mayme Detmer, both of Chapin.

LAKAMP, F. W. "Bill"; b. 1 Aug 1905, Melle, Germany; d. 21 Jan 1992, Chapin, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; resident of Chain; M. (1) Frieda Fahlbusch on 21 Aug 1930, she died 24 Apr 1964; (2) Cora Puls on 18 Feb 1968; Parents: (not stated); Survived by his wife; one son: Frederick (wife, Jo) Lakamp of Chapin; one daughter: Shirley Dufelmeier of Jacksonville; four grand and two great-grandchildren; and two half-brothers: Gustaf and Henry Lakamp, both of Germany; Preceded by one brother and one sister.

LAKAMP, Fred; b. 17 Mar 1896, Morgan Co., IL; d. 26 Oct 1987, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Grace Cem., Chapin, IL; WWI Army Veteran; M. Anna Nergenah on 20 Mar 1924 in Chapin, IL, she died 3 Oct 1982; Fa.: Gust Lakamp; Mo.: Anna Tholen; Survived by a son: Warren Lakamp of Jacksonville; a daughter: Mrs. Vernon (Maxine) Rahe of Bluffs; 11 grand and 14 great-grandchildren; three brothers: Edwin Lakamp, Clarence Lakamp and Herman Lakamp, all of Chapin; and three sisters: Freda Lakamp of Hillsboro and Kathryn Lakamp and Mamie Detmer, both of Chapin; Preceded by a brother and a sister.

LAKAMP, Karen D. (Strang); b. 1 Nov 1943, Jacksonville, IL; d. 10 Jan 1985, Springfield, IL; bu.: Grace Cem., near Chapin, IL; resident of Beardstown; M. Rev. Bruce Lakamp on 2 Sep 1967 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Cary Strang; Mo.: Bertha Pahlmann; Survived by her husband; one daughter: Monica; and two sons: Mark and Jonathan, all of Beardstown; her parents: Mr. & Mrs. Cary Strang of Murrayville; and a sister: Carol Strang of Chicago.

LAKAMP, Rebecca (Gillham); b. 3 Feb 1905, Scott Co., IL; d. 17 Feb 1995, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Gillham Cem., Scott Co., IL; Resident of Chapin, IL; M. Edwin Lakamp on 4 Apr 1929 at rural Chapin, IL; Fa.; James Edward Gillham; Mo.: Mary Emilie Jones; Survived by her husband; three daughters: Mrs. Robert (Emilie) Fricke of rural Arenzville, Mrs. J. W. (Carol) Smith of Jacksonville and Mrs. Max (Mary Rae) Brockhouse of rural Chapin; 11 grand and nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by four brothers: Harold, Paul, Lawrence and Ralph Gillham; and two sisters: Maude and Marjorie Gillham.

LAKE, Stella Marie (Pressey); b. 17 Aug 1915, Florence, IL; d. 1 Jul 1984, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Blue Ridge Cem., Winchester, IL; M. Pearl Wesley Lake on 21 Feb 1955, he died in 1980; Fa.: Charles Pressey; Mo.: Gertrude (maiden not given); Survived by two sons: Wayne King, Anaheim, CA, and Donald King, Jacksonville; and a daughter: Patricia King of Chicago; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild; six brothers; Bud Pressey and Donald Pressey, both of Winchester, Cleo Pressey and Clarence Pressey, both of Milton, Dude Pressey, Florence, and Bill Pressey of Quincy; and a sister: Sally Bigley of Pittsfield.

LAKE, Velma (Campbell); b. 25 Jul 1910, Jerseyville, IL; d. 23 Oct 1990, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Walter A. Lake on 9 Jul 1931 in Shelbyville, MO, he died 27 Nov 1983; Fa.: Edward Campbell; Mo.: Nellie Lyons; Survived by a sister: Louise Peterson of Jacksonville; four nephews: Eric Peterson of O'Fallon, Mark Peterson of Roswell, GA, Ray Peterson of Rochester and John Peterson of Quincy; and one niece: Dorothy Fritz of Jerseyville; Preceded by a brother: Russell.

LAKIN, Evelyn C. (DeShasier); b. 23 Feb 1910, Carrollton, IL; d. 20 Oct 1995, Carrollton, IL; Bu.; Hopewell Cem., north of Carrollton, IL; resident of Berdan; M. Charles Lakin on 25 Feb 1926, he died in 1975; Fa.: Harry DeShasier; Mo.: Josephine Seimer; Survived by five daughters: Mary Hughes of Waltshville, Joyce Cummings of Rock Falls, Twyla Painter of Lincoln, Norma Mohn of Springfield and Janet Barlow of Berdan; seven sons: Raymond of Berdan, Glen of MI, Elmer of MI, Neal of ME, Harry L. of White Hall, Lyndall of White Hall and Terry Lakin of GA; several grand, great-grand and great-great-grandchildren; and one sister: Louise Shaw of White Hall; Preceded by two sons: Royal and Randall Lakin; and three brothers: Charles, Harold and Hap DeShasier.

LAKIN, Frances E. (Lewis) Sawyer; b. 20 Feb 1898, Blackton Ark.; d. 2 Feb 1985, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: White Hall Cem., White Hall, IL; resident of White Hall; formerly of Alton, IL; M. Jesse Lakin in 1958 at Carrollton, IL, he died in Apr. 1981; Fa.: Henry B. Lewis; Mo.: Eugenia Hall; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Joffre (Florence) DuPont, Murrayville and Judy Wimmersberg of Jerseyville; four sons: Harold Sawyer, Truth or Consequences, NM, Paul Sawyer, Long Beach, CA, Floyd Sawyer, CA and Richard Sawyer, Alton; 14 grand and four great-grandchildren; Preceded by one sister, three brothers and one grandchild.

LAKIN, Jesse L.; b. 20 Mar 1894, Greene Co., IL; d. 24 Apr 1981, White Hall, IL; bu.: White Hall Cem.; M. Frances Lewis in 1970 at Carrollton, IL; Fa.: Leander Lakin; Mo.: Elizabeth Bridges; Survived by his wife; six step-children; two sisters: Mrs. Irvin (Lesa) Goodall of Rockbridge and Mrs. Nettie Fuller of White Hall; and a brother: Arthur of St. Louis, MO; Preceded by a sister and five brothers.

LAKIN, Marcella F.; b. 14 Jan 1913, Greene Co., IL; d. 31 May 1984, White Hall, IL; Bu.: White Hall Cem.; Fa.: George Allen Lakin; Mo.: Marie D. DeShasier; Survived by two sisters: Betty Thiebaud of Mt. Zion and Mrs. Charles (Abbie) Kinser of White Bear Lake, MN; and a brother: Donald E. Lakin of Murrayville; and several nieces and nephews.

LAKIN, Marie D. (DeShasier); b. 26 Dec 1895, Belltown, IL; d. 22 May 1978, White Hall, IL; Bu.: White Hall Cem.; M. George Allen Lakin on 25 Jan 1914 in Berdan, IL, he died 5 Feb 1962; Fa.: Clinton DeShasier; Mo.: Julia Johnson; Survived by four children: Marcella F. Lakin of White Hall, Donald E. Lakin of Murrayville, Mrs. Betty Jane Thiebaud of Mt. Zion and Mrs. Charles (Abrynn) Kinser of White Bear Lake, MN; six grand and five great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Mrs. Neva Pinkerton of Wood River and Mrs. Edna Hall of Porterville, CA; Preceded by two sisters and two brothers.

LALLY, Thelma A. (Morris); b. 25 May 1901, Waverly, IL; d. 7 Feb 1988, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Camp Butler National Cem., Springfield, IL; a former resident of Springfield; M. John F. Lally (date & place not given), he died 13 Sep 1974; Fa.: Richard N. Morris; Mo.: Lydia Dennis; Survived by several nieces and nephews; Preceded by her parents, six sisters and three brothers.

LAMASTER, Lillie Ethel (Conrad); b. 15 May 1902, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 12 Apr 1990, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem., M. Vernon LaMaster on 21 Nov 1942 in Kahokia, MO, he died 5 Dec 1966; Fa.: Charles Conrad; Mo.: Sophia Knous; Survived by one son: Glen King of Springfield, OR; a sister: Edna Gritczek of Hallotsville, TX; seven grand and 23 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews; Preceded by two brothers: Forest and Van Conrad.

LAMASTER, Virginia (Lurton); b. 24 Oct 1913, Morgan Co., IL; d. 2 Mar 1988, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Diamond Grove Mausoleum, Jacksonville, IL; M. Russell LaMaster on 7 Jul 1945; Fa.: Ben Lurton; Mo.: May Starr; Survived by her husband; two sons: Gary Kehl of Jacksonville and Ronnie Kehl of Palm Bay, FL; four daughters: Mrs. Robert (Virginia) Gregory, Mrs. Charles (Sharon) Pond, Mrs. James (Barbara) Bratsch and Mrs. Marlin (Sandy) Barber, all of Jacksonville; four grand and three great-grandchildren; Preceded by a brother.

LAMASTERS, LeRoy; b. 26 Feb 1948, Beardstown, IL; d. 2 Jul 1988, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem., resident of Beardstown; Vietnam War Army Veteran; M. (not stated); Fa.: Harold LaMasters; Mo.: Ferna Lyles; Survived by his mother: Ferna Neff of Beardstown; three sons: Marty of Beardstown and James and Dennis, both of Lake Village, IN; one brother: William H. of Springfield; two sisters: Mary Ann Hunter of Dallas City and Sherry Neff of Beardstown; and many nieces and nephews; Preceded by one brother and his father.

LAMB, Gloria (Reinbach); b. 23 Jul 1894, Franklin, IL; d. 3 Jul 1988, Springfield, IL; bu.: Franklin Cem., Franklin, IL; resident of Springfield; M. Fred Lamb (date & place not given), he preceded her in death; Fa.: Newton Reinbach; Mo.: Ida May Cox; Survived by six nieces: Mrs. Walter (Betty June) Wood of Savoy, Mrs. Elre McCollister of White Hall, Mrs. Eloise Benson and Mrs. Joe (Polly) Turner, both of Tulsa, OK, Mrs. Mary Morris of Auburn and Martha Lukemann of Naples, FL; and two nephews: Albert Lukemann of Gull Lake, MI and John Lukemann of Columbus, OH.

LAMB, Kenneth O.; b. 6 Mar 1905, near Humansville, MO; d. 15 Aug 1984, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Oak Wood Cem., Greenfield, IL; resident of Greenfield; M. Katherine Chrissinger on 15 Dec 1924 in Weaubleau, MO, she died in 1980; Fa.: Milton Alvin Lamb; Mo.: Rosa Pearl Nunn; Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Lloyd (Joy) Pitman; and one son: Robert D. Lamb, both of Greenfield; seven grand and 11 great-grandchildren; three sisters: Mrs. Libura Oesch and Mrs. La Donna Hatt, both of Independence, MO and Mrs. Mary McCaslin, Wheatland, MO; Preceded by two brothers.

LAMB, Robel Lucille (Cooper); b. 2 Dec 1899, Winchester, IL; d. 6 Sep 1978, Beardstown, IL; bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; M. Joseph Lamb on 15 Jun 1937, he died in 1965; Fa.: Bert Cooper; Mo.: Mary Ellen Thompson; Survived by twin sons: Gale and Dale Lamb, both of Beardstown; five grandchildren; a sister and brother: Mildred Epperly of Pittsfield and Elwood Lamb of rural Beardstown; Preceded by one brother.

LAMBERT, Edith M. (Sibert); b. 19 Jun 1893, Ft. Madison, IA; d. 1 Apr 1983, Beardstown, IL; bu.: Moss Ridge Cem., near Carthage, IL; formerly a resident of Carthage; M. Earl Logan Lambert (date & place not given), he preceded her in death; Fa.: John Frederick Sibert; Mo.: Florence Elicker; Survived by three daughters: Florence Lemons of White Hall, Sarah Hooker of Homewood and Bernice Massie of Beardstown; seven grand, and 14 great-grandchildren.

LAMBERT, Elizabeth A.; b. 18 Oct 1914, Cedar Rapids, IA; d. 10 Nov 1992, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Edward Laning Lambert; Mo.: Marion Courtney; Survived by a number of cousins.

LAMBERT, George L.; b. 6 Apr 1903, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 3 Jul 1984, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Rushville Cem., Rushville, IL: M. Beulah Marlow Warrington (date & place not given), she died in1952; Fa.: Newton Lambert; Mo.: Elizabeth Silby; Survived by a brother: Everett of Quincy; Preceded in death by a brother: Scott.

LAMBERT, Helen R. (Acheson); b. 29 Sep 1884, Bainbridge Twp., Schuyler Co., IL; d. 28 Apr 1982, Rushville, IL; bu.: Rushville Cem., Rushville, IL; M. Ward Lambert on 18 Oct 1906 in St. Louis, MO, he died on 14 Dec 1973; Fa.: Alexander Acheson; Mo.: Laura Demaree; Surviving are tow nieces: Mrs. Laura Bauer and Mrs. Ruth Busby, both of Rushville; and numerous cousins; Preceding in death were two sisters.

LAMBERT, Merle Edward; b. 6 Jun 1917, Berlin, IL; d. 30 May 1993, Carlinville, IL; bu.: Waverly East Cem., Waverly, IL; WWII Army Veteran; resident of Waverly; M. (not stated); Fa.: Perry Lambert; Mo.: Edith Flowers; Survived by two sons: Merle and George Lambert and a daughter: Phyllis Camerer, all of Jerseyville; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; three brothers: Raymond Lambert of Jacksonville, Robert Lambert of Auburn and Wayne Lambert of Carlinville; and a sister: Imogene White of Waverly; Preceded by a brother and a sister.

LAMBERT, Robert W. Jr.; b. 12 Nov 1927, Macomb, IL; d. 5 Mar 1989, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Rushville City Cem., Rushville, IL; Army Veteran; M. Mary Alice Thompson on 3 Aug 1947 in Rushville, IL; Fa.: Robert W. Lambert Sr.; Mo.: Juanita Donason; Survived by his wife; a son: Robert A. Lambert of Paris; three daughters: Cathy A. Belville and Mary Louise Ingles, both of Rushville, and Janet S. Kays of Beardstown; 10 grand and five step-grandchildren; and a cousin: Mary Trone of Rushville. Also survived by his mother of Rushville; Preceded by his father and a brother: Gene.

LAMBERT, Robert Wayne Sr.; b. 16 Oct 1897, Littleton, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 24 Jun 1979, Rushville, IL; bu.: Bethany Cem., south of Littleton, IL; resident of Rushville; WWI Army Veteran; M. Juanita Donason on Oct. 15, 1926 in Rushville; Fa.: John W. Lambert; Mo.: Anna Mary Shirk; Survived by his wife; a son: Robert W. Jr. of Rushville; four grand and five great-grandchildren; Preceded by a son: Gene; a brother; and two sisters.

LAMBERT, Thomas F. Jr.; b. 1 Dec 1951, Wood River, IL; d. 23 May 1996, Muskegon, MI; Bu.: Pine Tree Cem., Patterson, IL; Vietnam War Army Veteran; resident of Muskegon, MI; formerly of White Hall; M. Debbie S. bushnell on 15 May 1989 in Palmyra, MO; Fa.: Thomas F. Lambert Sr.; Mo.: Marceal Harris; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Dawn Lambert and Chancie Lambert, both of Jerseyville; one step-daughter; Malissa Bushnell of Batchtown; one step-son: Joseph K. Bushnell of Hillview; two brothers: Richard Lambert of CArlinville and David Lambert of Mechanicsburg; and three sisters: Ruth Cox of Alton, Patty Gimlin of Jerseyville and Jean McCartney of Creve Coeur; Preceded by his parents.

LAMBERT, Vera E. (Lohman) Garman; b. 28 Apr 1889, Leoti, KS; d. 15 Sep 1990, Carlinville, IL; Bu.: Waverly East Cem., Waverly, IL; resident of Waverly; M. (1) Thomas Garman (date & place not given), he died in 1914; (2) Frank Lambert in 1922, he died in 1946; Fa.: Charles Lohman; Mo.: Ida Davis; Survived by two daughters: Verta Garman King of Sun City, AZ and Bernadine Pocklington of Girard; one son: Nelson Lambert of Waverly; five grand and 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

LAMBURTH, Jewel (McPherson); b. 2 Sep 1916, Manchester, IL; d. 19 Nov 1987, Springfield, MO; Bu.: Pine Tree Cem., Patterson, IL; resident of Roodhouse, IL; M. Charles "Bill" Lamburth (date & place not given); Fa.: Mayo McPherson; Mo.: Stella (maiden not given); Survived by her husband; two sons: Bob of Idaho and Tom of Washington; one grandson of ID; and several aunts, uncles and cousins in the Roodhouse area.

LAMKULAR, Amos; b. 27 Feb 1903, Morgan Co., IL; d. 6 Mar 1977, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; resident of Jacksonville; M. Sarah E. "Ruby" Watts on 21 Feb 1928; Fa.: Henry Lamkular; Mo.: Anna Brown; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Edward (Annabelle) Butzow of Bloomington and Mrs. Warren (Donna Jean) Reynolds of Modesto; four grandchildren; Preceded by a son; one granddaughter; and three brothers.

LAMKULAR, Janice (Lawson); b. 27 Sep 1918, Scott Co., IL; d. 27 Feb 1982, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Floyd Eugene Lamkular on 1 Dec 1941, he died 5 Feb 1980; Fa.: Wiley Lawson; Mo.: Myrtle Spencer; Survivors include one daughter: Mrs. Howard (Delyne) Schutz of Jacksonville; two grandchildren: Tammy Lynn and Danny Lee Schutz; several brothers and sisters, including Edna Hammond, Lawrence Lawson and Roma Jean Hosp, all of Jacksonville; James Oliver Lawson of Bakersfield, CA, Thelma McCartney of Braidwood and Delores Dwyer of Springfield; several nieces and nephews; Preceded in death by two brothers.

LAMKULAR, Sara E. "Ruby" (Watts); b. 20 Mar 1900, Murrayville, IL; d. 13 Jul 1981, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Amos Lamkular on 21 Feb 1928, he died 6 Mar 1977; Fa.: Thomas S. Watts; Mo.: Lulabelle Angelo; Survivors are two daughters: Mrs. Edward (Annabelle) Butzow of Bloomington and Mrs. Warren (Donna Jean) Reynolds of Tempe, AZ; four grandchildren: Kelly Reynolds of Tempe, Paul Butzow of San Martin, CA, Mark Butzow of Ft. Wayne, IN and Karen Butzow of Overland Park, KS; a great-granddaughter: Crystal Sara Butzow of San Martin; A son and a granddaughter preceded in death.

LAMMA, Vicki Jo (Johnston); b. 5 Dec 1951, Durham, MO; d. 3 Jun 1994, Quincy, IL; bu.: Hersman Cem., Hersman, IL; resident of Quincy; M. Billie L. Lamma on 29 Mar 1986 in Hannibal, MO; Fa.: Bert Henry Johnston; Mo.: Sherla Belle Weems; Survived by her husband; her parents of Quincy; three daughters: Jaylene Epperson of Athens and Misty and Sherri Emery, both of Quincy; two step-daughters: Mrs. Craig (Cheryl) Todd of Palestine, TX and Mrs. John (Christina) Stephens of Quincy; one stepson: Billie Ray Lamma of Chehalis, WA; two brothers: Gary of Arlete, CA and Dough Johnston of Roodhouse; one sister: Mrs. Terry (Patsy) Johnson of Sun Valley, CA; two grand and four step-grandchildren; and several aunts and uncles; Preceded by one brother: Ricky Johnston, in infancy; and her grandparents.

LAMPITT, Benjamin Elmer; b. Pekin, IL, he was 67 years of age at death; d. 26 Jan 1991, Lady Lake, FL; bu.: Lady Lake Cem., FL; M. Dorothy Ruth (maiden, date & place not given); WWII Navy Veteran; Parents: (not given); Survived by his wife; two sons: Benjamin Elmer Lampitt of Macomb and David Andrew Lampitt of Leesburg, FL; one daughter: Nancy Jo Mihich of Calumet City; one brother: Edwin A. of Cape Girardeau; one sister: Anna Marie Crebs of Winter Haven, FL; and eight grandchildren.

LAMPITT, Esther C. (Hintz); b. 28 Sep 1892, Peoria, Co, IL; d. 15 May 1984, Pekin, IL; bu.: Lakeside Cem., Pekin, IL; M. Ben E. Lampitt on 6 May 1916 in Springfield, IL, he died 26 Dec 1975; resident of Pekin; Fa.: James Hintz; Mo.: Catherine Uphold; Survived by two sons: Ben Lampitt, Jr. of Jacksonville and Edwin Lampitt of St. Louis, MO; two daughters: Mrs. Anna Crabes of Ft. Smith, Ark., and Mrs. Frances Potter of Morton; 12 grand and 22 great-grandchildren; and a sister: Mrs. Alma Henneman of Des Moines, IA; Preceded by four brothers and three sisters.

LAMPSON, Dorothy (Hankins) Smith; b. 7 Mar 1919, Virginia, IL; d. 5 Jul 1990, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; resident of Virginia; M. Unknown Smith (date & place not given); (2) Unknown Lampson (date & place not given); Fa.: Jim Hankins; Mo.: Nellie Sherrill; Survived by a son: Gayle R. "Booter" Smith of Beardstown; three grandchildren: Gladys Clemons of Ashland, Mark Smith of Versailles and Robert Smith of Virginia; five great-grandchildren; a sister: Katherine Johnson of Ashland; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by her parents; five sisters: Bessie Carlson, Pearl Maddox, Elizabeth Mengel, Rhoda Clayton and another sister in infancy; four brothers: Ralph, Jimmie, Bobby and Earl Hankins.

LAMSON, Imogene (Williams); b. (not given), she was 64 years of age at death; d. 16 Dec 1982, Mattoon, IL; Bu.: West Lawn Cem., Newton, IL; resident of Newton; M. Willis D. Lamson (date & place not given); Fa.: Henry Williams; Mo.: Mary Gray; Survived by her husband; a son: Ronald of San Raphael, CA; a brother: Robert Williams of Ashland; a sister: Mrs. Grace Duncan of Jacksonville; and two grandchildren; Preceded by a brother and four sisters.

LANCASTER, Destiney Lynn; b. 10 May 1990, Springfield, IL; d. 10 May 1990, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem., Beardstown, IL; Fa.: William Lancaster; Mo.: Diane Cook; Survived by her parents; two brothers: Billy and Adam, and two sisters: Angie and Becky, all at home; her maternal grandmother: Norma Winkelman of Beardstown; her paternal grandparents: Morris & Viola Lancaster of Beardstown; and several uncles and cousins; Preceded by her maternal grandfather and a brother: Brian.

LANCASTER, Donald Lee; b. 15 Apr 1930, Beardstown, IL; d. 25 Apr 1987, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem., Beardstown, IL; Korean War Veteran; Fa.: Leslie Lancaster; Mo.: Mable Ribman; Survived by one brother: Morris Sr. of Beardstown; four nephews; seven great-nieces and great-nephews; Preceded by two brothers.

LANCASTER, George B.; b. 17 Mar 1921, Beardstown, IL; d. 8 Jul 1995, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: City cem., Beardstown, IL; Navy Veteran; M. Dorothy J. Lynn on 31 Jan 1942 in MO; Fa.: George W. Lancaster; Mo.: Lillie Drake; Survived by his wife; one daughter: Georgia Ann Gordon of Browning; one sister: Gary Lancaster of Beardstown; five grand and three great-grandchildren; and one sister: Evelyn Auld of Paramont, CA; Preceded by one sister: Edith Anderson; and one brother: Leo Lancaster.

LANCASTER, John C.; b. 9 Jan 1917, Chicago, IL; d. 25 Feb 1981, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Oak Grove Cem., Beardstown, IL; M. Mary Self on 25 May 1951 in Beardstown, IL; Fa.: G. Lancaster; Mo.: (not given); Survived by his wife; his mother: Mabel Stewart of Beardstown; several nieces and nephews; Preceded by his father and step-father.

LAND, Clyde E.; b 25 Apr 1896, Barr Twp., IL; d. 2 May 1988, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Land Cem., Macoupin Co., IL; resident of rural Greenfield, IL; WWI Army Veteran; M. Louse Baker on 1 Sep 1921 in Veedersburg, In, she died 14 Nov 1978; Fa.: Henry Land; Mo.: Celia Ruyle; Survived by three daughters: Leonora Field of Mariposa, CA, Mary Hinckle of Troy and Celia Hendricks of Bethel, CT; two sons: Ernest of Washington, DC and Claude of rural Greenfield; 11 grand and six great-grandchildren; Preceded by one daughter: Barbara Potts; and one brother.

LAND, Lafe Sr.; b. 16 May 1899, Morgan Co., IL; d. 30 Oct 1986, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Murrayville Cem., Murrayville, IL; M. Helen Rousey on 4 Mar 1926 in Pittsfield, IL; FA.: Alfred Land; Mo.: Anna Dean; Survived by his wife; one son: Lafe Jr. of rural Frederick; a daughter: Mrs. Norman (Betty) Korsmeyer of rural Frederick; three granddaughters: Anita Land of Jacksonville, Cynthia Korsemeyer of Springfield and Alecia Korsmeyer of Beardstown; four grandsons: Neal Land of Canbera, Australia, Leith Land of Frederick, Lew Korsmeyer of Beardstown and Ken Korsmeyer of El Toro, Calif.; three great-granddaughters; two great-grandsons; and one niece; Preceded by a brother and a sister.

LAND, Louise (Baker); b. 25 Aug 1896, near Cincinnati, OH; d. 13 Nov 1978, Jacksonville, IL; Bur.: Land Cem., west of Palmyra, IL; resident of Greenfield, IL; M. Clyde land on 1 Sep 1921; Fa.: Ernest Baker; Mo.: Leonora Langdon; Survived by her husband; three daughters: Mrs. Leonora Kield of Turlock, CA; Mrs. Mary Hinckle of Troy and Mrs. Celia E. Hendrick of Bethel, CT; two sons: Ernest of Washington, DC and Claude of Greenfield; 11 grand and two great-grandchildren; Preceded by a daughter and a brother.

LANDES, Betty J. (Patterson); b. 29 Oct 1925, Jacksonville, IL; d. 10 Dec 1996, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Jacksonville East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Freddie W. Landes on 7 Jun 1952 in Virginia, IL; Fa.: Forrest Myles Patterson; Mo.: Martha Alice Wilson; Survived by her husband; two daughters: Shirley Henson of Braidwood and Mrs. Daryl (Shelby Ann) Bangert of Exeter; a son: Freddie Scott (wife, Nancy) of Alton; two sisters: Mildred Mae Mammen of Littleton, CO and Mrs. Charles (Doris Ann) Honey of Canoga Park, CA; nine grand and three great-grandchildren.

LANDES, Billy Joe; b. 10 Aug 1960, Beardstown, IL; d. 22 Nov 1983, Springfield, IL: Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; resident of Beardstown, IL; M. (not stated); Fa.: Raymond Landes; Mo.: Carolyn Bowman; Survivors include his parents; one daughter: Vanessa N. Landes of Beardstown; two brothers: Raymond Landes, Jr. of Beardstown and David Landes of Glenwood, IN; one sister: Mrs. Debbie Spies, Beardstown; his maternal grandparents: Mr. and Mrs. James Bowman of Ripley and several uncles and cousins; Preceded in death by his paternal grandparents.

LANDES, Faye O. (Basham); b. 23 Jun 1910, Cuba, MO; d. 19 Dec 1996, Macomb, IL; Bu.: West Side Cem., Versailles, IL; resident of Mt. Sterling, IL; M. (not stated); Fa.: William Basham; Mo.: Minnie Morgan; Survived by a son: Freddie William Landes of Jacksonville; two daughters: Mary Dayton of Woodstock, GA and June Hill of Mt. Sterling; 16 grand and several great and great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by two sons: Gene Eldon Landes and Raymond Early Landes; three sisters; and one brother.

LANDES, Mary (Bradbury); b. 9 Feb 1927, Mt. Sterling, IL; d. 20 Sep 1983, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; M. Vernon Landes on 7 Dec 1973 at Pekin, IL; resident of beardstown; Fa.: James W. Bradbury; Mo.: Jennie Welch; Survived by her husband; one sister: Vera Rigler of Pekin; two brothers: Alfred Bradbury of Stafford, VA; and James Bradbury of Pekin; two nephews and three great-nieces; Preceded in death by her parents; one sister and one great-nephew.

LANDES, Raymond E. "Red"; b. 28 Jun 1930, Franklin, IL; d. 7 Nov 1995, Jacksonville, IL: Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Joann Miller in 1954; Fa.: Fred R. Landes; Mo.: Anna Basham; Survived by his wife; his mother; three sons: Michael R. Landes of Lakeland, FL, Rusty L. Landes of Jacksonville and Thomas Jay (wife, Heather) Landes of Palmyra, MO; one daughter: Mrs. Nick (Susan E.) Preston of Sumter, SC; six grandchildren; one brother; Fred R. Landes of Jacksonville; two sisters; Wilma Dayton of GA and June Hill of Mt. Sterling; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by his father.

LANDESS, Charles S. Jr.; b. 23 Jun 1914, Milton, IL: d. 29 Apr 1982, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: rural cemetery near Milton, IL; resident of Milton; M. Geraldine Sanderson on 7 Jun 1939 in Louisiana, MO; Fa.: Charles S. Landess; Mo.: Emma Barney; Surviving are his wife; two sons: Kenneth F. Landess of Detroit, IL and Michael W. Landess of Alton; two daughters: Mrs. John (Kay) Sanderson of Camp Point and Mrs. Charles (Gail) Hinton of Elizabethtown, KY; two brothers: Everett Landess of Granite City and Delbert Landess of St. Ann, MO; a sister: Mrs. Erma Stout of Pittsfield; 11 grandchildren.

LANDESS, Crystal (Carroll); b. 23 Jun 1929, Pittsfield, IL; d. 17 Jun 1982, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Pittsfield, IL; resident of Pittsfield, IL; M. (Name not given) in 1948; Fa.: Robert Carroll; Mo.: Maude Ellen Stauffer; Survived by her mother of Pittsfield; five sons: Michael, Gregory, Patrick, Daniel and Kevin Landess, all of Springfield; a daughter: Theresa Sidwell of Dallas, TX; a brother: James R. Carroll of Pittsfield; a sister: M. Carolyn Ormond of Mt. Sterling; and eight grandchildren.

LANDESS, Delbert F.; b. 19 Aug 1919, Milton, IL; d. 11 Apr 1996, Bradenton, FL; Bu.: French Cem., near Milton, IL; WWII Air Force Veteran; resident of Bradenton; formerly of Milton; FA.: Charles Landess; Mo.: Emma Barney; Survived by a sister: Irma Stout of Pittsfield; a brother: Everett Landess of Granite City; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by two brothers: Sanford and Kenneth Landess; and a sister: Marie Niccum.

LANDESS, Ethel (Johnston); b. 8 Mar 1894, Pike Co., IL; d. 18 Aug 1984, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Green Pone Cem.; resident of Milton, IL; M. Jesse Landess on 22 Nov 1911 in Pittsfield, IL, he died in 1964; Surviving are a daughter: Mrs. R. C. Juanita) Springer of Milton; a sister: Marie Foreman of Milton; three grand and six great-grandchildren; Preceded in death by three brothers.

LANDESS, Myrtle Mae (Lewis); b. 23 Jan 1904, Sesser, IL; d. 1 Mar 1991, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Green Pond Cem, Pearl, IL; resident of Pittsfield; formerly of Milton; M. (not stated); Fa.: Everett Orlando Lewis; Mo.: Ida Ann (maiden not given); Survived by one daughter: Erma Jean Allen of Pittsfield; one son: Ronald Keith Landess of Monmouth; five grandsons; four great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; and three sisters: Betty Lewis of Springfield, Montella Short of Springfield and Olga White of Holiday, FL; Preceded by three sisters.

LANDESS, Stuart E. Sr.; b. 28 Jun 1897, Pittsfield, IL: d. 17 Oct 1983, Springfield, IL: Bu.: Oakwood Cem., Pittsfield, IL; resident of Springfield; formerly of Pittsfield; M. Julia M. Mink on 23 Jun 1918 in Maysville, IL, she died in 1980; Fa.: Leslie P. Landess; Mo.: Lydia Hoos; Survived by two sons: Stuart of Springfield and Donald K. of Quincy; a daughter: Mrs. Clayton (Verna) Howell of Cuba; 13 grand, 21 great-grand and two great-great-grandchildren; three sisters: Mrs. Ada Rhoades of West Chicago; Mrs. Vera Hayden and Mrs. Mayme Lowe, both of Pittsfield; Preceded in death by a great-grandchild.

LANDIS, Collin Grey; b. 18 Aug 1992, Jacksonville, IL: d. 3 Nov 1992, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Sunset Lawn Cem., Harrisburg, IL; Fa.: Robert Landis; Mo.: Cristie Goodall; Survived by his parents; two sisters: Mariah BreAnne and Caitlyn Sierra, both at home; maternal grandparents: Freddie and Debbie Goodall of Dale, IN; paternal grandparents: Bob and Barbara Agee of Boonville, IN; and Marion Favor of Santa Anna, CA; maternal great-great-grandmother; Inez Miller of Bremen, KY; and two uncles; Preceded by two uncles.

LANDON, Harold C.; b. 9 Aug 1908, Jersey Co., IL; d. 4 Sep 1996, Jerseyville, IL; Bu.: Oak Grove Cem., Jerseyville, IL; resident of Jerseyville; M. Lou Ellen Mashburn on 24 Nov 1934 in Jerseyville, IL, she died 11 Jan 1992; Fa.: Royal Landon; Mo.: Carrie Clatworthy; Survived by three sons: Roger of Chandlerville, Harold of Carlinville and David of Jerseyville; three daughters: Mary Essington of Washington and Janet Crawford and Elizabeth Fritz, both of Jerseyville; 12 grand, eight step-grand and 10 great-grandchildren; and one sister: Dorothy Mullican of IN; Preceded by a grandson; three great-grandsons; two brothers: Loren and Mills Landon and three sisters: Luella Lynn, Esther Searles and Alice Kuehnel.

LANDRETH, Hugh F.; b. 30 May 1909, Roodhouse, IL; d. 24 Mar 1986, Roodhouse, IL; Bu.: Fernwood Cem., Roodhouse, IL; M. Iva Lucille Wyatt on 19 Aug 1931 in White Hall, IL; Fa.: William Landreth; Mo.: Mary Alice Flemming; Survived by his wife; a son: Jackie H. Landreth of Roodhouse; three daughters: Evelyn E. Monroe of Roodhouse, Barbara Landreth of Beardstown and Carol Jean Kemper of Wilmington; 17 grand and 14 great-grandchildren; and two brothers; Howard Landreth of Roodhouse and Ivy Landreth of Litchfield; Preceded by a son, Johnny, and two brothers.

LANDRETH, Keith D. "Red"; b. 4 Oct 1930, Carrollton, IL; d. 9 Nov 1995, Roodhouse, IL; Bu.: Fernwood Cem., Roodhouse, IL; M. Marjorie L. Moore on 12 Jan 1952 in Roodhouse, IL; Fa.: Jesse Landreth; Mo.: Marie Downs; Survived by his wife; his mother of Roodhouse; three sons: Jerry Landreth, Dennis Landreth and Brian Landreth, all of Roodhouse; three daughters: Brenda Taylor, Shonna Dixon and Lynn Jones, all of Roodhouse; 14 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

LANDRETH, Mary (Baptist); b. 4 Mar 1901, Madeira Islands; d. 28 Apr 1983, Davenport, IA; Bu.: National Cem., Rock Island, IL; resident of Rock Island; formerly of Jacksonville, IL; M. Lester C. Landreth on 6 Jan 1920 in Decatur, IL; Fa.: Sanders Baptist; Mo.: Virginia Vieira; Survived by nieces and nephews.

LANDRETH, Virgil W.; b. 8 Aug 1910, Roodhouse, IL; d. 23 Apr 1976, Roodhouse, IL; bu.: Fernwood cem., Roodhouse, IL; Fa.: J. W. Landreth; Mo.: Mary Fleming; Survived by three brothers: Howard and Hugh, both of Roodhouse, and Ivy of Litchfield; Preceded in death by two brothers.

LANDREY, Alice May Hagerty; b. 3 Sep 1907, Beardstown, IL; d. 7 Jun 1983, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Garden of Prayer section, Oak Ridge Cem, Springfield; M. (1) Paul H. Hagerty on 21 Mar 1923, he died 4 Nov 1932; (2) Edgar E. Landrey (date & place not given), he died 2 Jun 1961; parents: (not given); Survived by a son: Paul H. Hagerty Jr. of Ft. Worth, TX; a daughter: Helen Hagerty Guinn of Beardstown; nine grand and 11 great-grandchildren; Preceded by a grandson and a granddaughter.

LANDWEHR, Irene (Smith); b. 17 Sep 1900, Jacksonville, IL; d. 22 Jan 1987, Quincy, IL; Bu.: Monroe City, MO; resident of Monroe City; M. Robert Landwehr (date & place not given); Fa.: Westley Smith; Mo.: Nellie Nunes; Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Jean Baker of Monroe City, MO; one son: Donald Sheppard of Collinsville; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by one daughter.

LANE, Bernard; b. (not given), he was 80 years of age at death; d. 28 Oct 1995, Hillard OH; Bu.: Not given); resident of Hillard, OH; formerly of Jacksonville, IL; M. Gladys Lane (date & place not given); Parents: (not given); Survived by his wife of 59 years; four daughters: Janet Rapp of Hillard, OH, Phyllis Phillips of Columbus, OH, Rilla Harrell of Dallas, TX and Sandy Lane of Indianapolis, IN; one son: Rick Lane of Jamestown, OH; one brother: Delmore Lane of Jacksonville; one sister: Lucile Cox; eight grand and four great-grandchildren.

LANE, Butch; b. 6 Jan 1939, Mason Co., IL; d. 22 Sep 1995, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; M. Aileen Fritz on 26 Aug 1949 in Beardstown, IL; resident of Beardstown; Fa.: Leo Lane; Mo.: Anna Collins; Survived by two sons: Robert Lane of Lincoln and Dave Lane of MO; three stepsons: George Lane and John Large, both of Beardstown, and Vernon Large of Havana; one daughter: Rita Gillmore of Macomb; five stepdaughters: Ila Smith, Bunita Smith, Robert Dennis and Dottie Borrowman, all of Beardstown, and Winnie Davis of Industry; one brother: Chalmer Lane of Lincoln; one sister: Abby Clark of Springfield; 33 grand and 14 great-grandchildren; and several aunts, uncles and cousins; Preceded by his parents; one son: James Lane; one stepdaughter: Karen Sue Wilson; and one brother: Merrill Lane.

LANE, Carlyle "Pete"; b. 24 Sep 1914, Browning, IL; d. 5 Mar 1996, Rushville, IL; bu.: Browning, IL; M. Nelda Boyd on 8 Aug 1933 in Virginia, IL; Fa.: Allie Lane; Mo.: Nina Harris; Survived by his wife; one son: Dr. Gary Lane of Cheyenne, WY; two granddaughters; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by two sisters: Isla Weishaar and Myrtle Cox.

LANE, Catherine (Davis) France; b. 6 Jun 1903, Jacksonville, IL; d. 13 Mar 1992, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem., Beardstown, IL; resident of Jacksonville; M. (1) Ralph M. France in Sep. 1920, he died in 1968; (2) Paul Lane on 4 Jan 1970 in Springfield, IL, he died 5 Jun 1974; Fa.: Charles H. Davis; Mo.: Laura Sheppard; Survived by five daughters: Mrs. Robert (Betty) Welch of Pismo Beach, CA, Mrs. Ray (Doris) Kiser of Jacksonville, Helyn Fitzgerald of Tulsa, OK, Mrs. Eugene (Sue) Strode of Clarendon Hills and Mrs. Dale (Sharon) Wilson of Clovis, NM; 17 grand and 19 great-grandchildren; Preceded by her parents and one daughter.

LANE, Charles "Choppy"; b. (not given), he was 75 years of age at death; d. 8 May 1989, Alton, IL; Bu.: (not given); resident of Bethalto; formerly of Pittsfield, IL; M. Marjorie Nicholson (date & place not given), she died in 1984; Parents: (not given); No survivors mentioned.

LANE, Cuma B. (Capps); b. 7 Jan 1917, Pleasant Hill, IL; d. 18 Jan 1994, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Crescent Heights Cem., Pleasant Hill, IL; resident of Pittsfield; M. William L. Lane on 27 Jun 1937 in Ft. Collins, CO; Fa.: Franklin Powell Capps; Mo.: Nellie Fortune; Survived by her husband of the Quincy Veterans Home; two sons: Jerry Leroy of Powell, WY and Larry Junior Lane of Turnersville, NJ; four grandchildren; two sisters: Mrs. Lena McElfresh of Pittsfield and Mrs. Kathleen Kindel of Tuscola; two brothers: Carl Capps of Kampsville and Bill Capps of Bethalto; Preceded by three half-brothers: Ben, Owen and Russell Capps; and one half-sister: Vera Ator.

LANE, Dorothy Kathryn (Mock); b. 23 Jan 1908, Adams Co., IL; d. 2 Aug 1991, Mt. Sterling, IL; Bu.: Benville Cem., Brown Co., IL; resident of Mt. Sterling; M. Leonard William Lane on 20 Feb 1932 in Palmyra, MO, he died 25 Feb 1972; Fa.: John Henry Mock; Mo.: Mary Theresa Heineke; Survived by four sons: Duane "Pete" Lane of Mt. sterling, Donald Lane of Rochester, Leonard Lane of Burlington, IA and Jerry Lane of Carlinville; one daughter: Sharon Likes of Camp Point; three brothers: John and Frank Mock of Quincy and Laurence Mock of Fowler; two sisters: Ann Mock and Mary Jansen, both of Quincy; 15 grand and 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins; Preceded by six brothers: George, Ed, Harry and Albert Mock and two infants.

LANE, Fairl A. "Screwey"; b. 28 Jun 1902, Browning, IL; d. 23 Oct 1991, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Browning Cem., resident of Browning; M. Margaret Trone on 9 Jun 1943 in Palmyra, MO; Fa.: Robert E. Lee; Mo.: Murty Justus Lane; Survived by his wife; a son: Robert Lane of Browning; a daughter: Evelyn Lane of Beardstown; seven grand and nine great-grandchildren; Preceded by one daughter: Susan; three brothers; and three sisters.

LANE, Florence A. (Cox); b. 17 Apr 1901, Jacksonville, IL; d. 30 Aug 1989, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; resident of Springfield; M. John Lane (date & place not given), he died in 1929; Fa.: Jeremiah Cox; Mo.: Belle McFillan; Survived by four grandchildren, including Dean Robert Jr. of Rochester; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces, including Isabel Norfleet and Claribel Cully of Jacksonville; Preceded by a daughter: Lois Lane Robert in 1988.

LANE, Floyd "Ching"; b. 27 Sep 1902, Hickory Twp., Schuyler Co., IL; d. 14 Mar 1983, Beardstown, IL; bu.: Browning, IL Cem.; M. Sarah Lucille McCausland (date & place not given), she died in 1975; FA.: Adrian Lane; Mo.: Jeanette Burrell; Survived by two sons: Burrell Lane of Springfield and William Callihan of Browning; five grand and five great-grandchildren; a sister: Mrs. Edna Kirkbridge of Galesburg; Preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.

LANE, Fred Jr.; b. 26 Aug 1901, Pike Co., IL; d. 4 Dec 1978, New Salem, IL; Bu.: Goodin Cem.; resident of New Salem, IL; M. (not stated); Fa.: Fred Lane Sr.; Mo.: Martha Turnbaugh; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Leslie Hayden of Pike Co; two grand and three great-grandchildren.

LANE, Gerald L. "Jerry"; b. (not given), he was 65 years of age at death; d. 8 Dec 1996, Alton, IL; bu.: (not given); Korean War Army Veteran; resident of Dow; M. Marcella Finkes on 14 Sep 1963 in Alton, IL; Parents: (not given); Survived by his wife; his father: Robert L. Lane, Jr. of Jerseyville; three sisters: Carolyn Lane and Judy Lane, both of Dow, and Lois Schone of Arenzville; numerous nieces and nephews; a stepbrother: Marion Price of Jerseyville; and a stepsister: Helen McMurtrie of Jerseyville.

LANE, Geraldine D. (Hobbs); b. 18 Dec 1924, Bath, IL; d. 4 Feb 1993, Havana, IL; Bu.: Snicarte Cem., Snicarte, IL; resident of rural Havana; M. Clarence Henry Lane on 22 Dec 1939 in White City, IL, he died 15 Jun 1979; Fa.: Everett Hobbs; Mo.: Frances Lane; Survived by six daughters: Mrs. William (Ruth Ann) Lynch of Gulfport, MS, Mrs. Albert (Gertie) Bubert of Mason City, Betty Hughes of Havana, Mrs. James (Sally) Brown of Jacksonville, Dessie Chestnut of Mt. Sterling and Mrs. Ralph (Doris) Morgan of Astoria; four sons: Charles E. of Petersburg, Jack of Canto, John of Kilbourne and Dale of Havana; 33 grand and 19 great-grandchildren; one sister: Lula Skaggs of South Pekin; and one brother: Wally Hobbs of Chandlerville; Preceded by one son, one daughter, two sisters and two brothers.

LANE, Helen (Butler); b. 13 May 1913, Pearl, IL; d. 1 Jun 1992, Evansville, IN; Bu.: Green Pond Cem., near Pearl, IL; resident of Milton, IL; M. Howard Lane on 5 Jun 1937 in Pittsfield, IL, he died 25 Dec 1967; Fa.: Hubbard Butler; Mo.: Pansy Amanda Baker; Survived by three sons: Richard Morgan of Naples, NC, Lawrence P. Lane of Milton and Russell W. Lane of East Alton; seven daughters: Judith Withrow of Evansville, IN, Edna Murdock of Prescott, AZ, Veda Weeks of Mesa, AZ, Ethel Acord of Alton, Frieda Howland of Milton, Flora Schlieper of Jacksonville and Rosemary Rayburn of Monticello, IN; 42 grand, 62 great-grand and several great-great-grandchildren; a brother: John B. Butler of Pearl; and two sisters: Alice Johnessee of Pearl and Ruth Stubbel of Pittsburg, CA; Preceded by a daughter: Gladys Harbin; an infant son; and three sisters: Grace Long, Dorothy Donithan and Iola Cockran.

LANE, Helen D. (Reynolds); b. 25 Nov 1911, Jacksonville, IL; d. 5 Nov 1990, Pittsfield, IL; bu.: West Cem., Pittsfield, IL: M. John W. Lane on 19 Dec 1970 at Pittsfield, IL; Fa.: William Reynolds; Mo.: Eva Rebin; Survived by her husband; two sisters: Myrtle Cannon of Beardstown and Dorothy Buhrn of California; Preceded by one son, one sister and four brothers.

LANE, James W.; b. 10 May 1907, Herrin, IL; d. 3 Dec 1990, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Union Cem., near Greenfield, IL; resident of Greenfield, IL; M. Edrie Opal Kesinger on 19 May 1928 in Rushville, IL, she died 22 Sep 1974; Fa.: James Lane; Mo.: Martha (maiden not given); Survived by one daughter: Jacquelyn Baldes of Greenfield; two sons: Jimmie Lane of Greenfield and George L. Lane of Peoria; seven grand and 11 great-grandchildren; Preceded b one brother: Troy; and two sisters; Josephine and Ella Mae.

LANE, Jennie Wilhelmina (Kramer); b. 26 Apr 1905, Mason City, IL; d. 11 Apr 1977, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Fairview Cem., Chandlerville, IL; M. Russell Lane (date & place not given), he died in 1971; resident of Bath, IL; Fa.: John Kramer; Mo.: Anna Marie Noltensmeier; Survived by these children: Paul of Bath, Russella Hagen of Pleasant Plains, Annabel Wheeler of Loami, Betty Lou Clemons of Pekin and Patsy Akers of Havana; 15 grand and four great-grandchildren; these brothers and sisters: Alvin Kramer of Bath, Henry Kramer of Chandlerville, Arthur Kramer of Kilbourne, John Kramer of Pekin and Louise Bassett, Marie Rohlfing and Dorothy Turner, all of Beardstown.

LANE, Jo Ann (Richardson); b. 7 Sep 1945, Bath, IL; d. 7 Jun 1996, Springfield, IL: bu.: Bath, IL; resident of Bath; M. Billy Eugene Lane on 4 Jan 1981 in Springfield, IL; Fa.: Earl M. Richardson; Mo.: Wanda Ward; Survived by her husband; her mother of Bath; one son: Riley Oller of Bath; one daughter: Lora Lane of Bath; six grandchildren; two sisters: Mrs. Kenneth (Mary) Beck of Havana and Mrs. Larry (Ruth) Phelps of Bath; five brothers: Roy Dean of Havana, Eddy Ray of Bath, Myrl Lee of Ark., Gene of NY and Earl Richardson Jr. of OK; and several nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins; Preceded by her father.

LANE, Kitty Alma (Little); b. 31 Oct 1897, Hillview, IL; d. 26 Oct 1989, Alton, IL; Bu.: Woodland Hill Cem., Wood River, IL; resident of Wood River; M. William E. Lane on 3 Jul 1919 in Laredo, TX, he died 29 Dec 1980; Fa.: William T. Little; Mo.: Charlotte A. Knox; Survived by three sons: Edward E. Lane of Wood River and Eldon R. Lane and Robert Q. Lane, both of Bethalto; two daughters: Annabel Sparks of Wood River and Betty Borko of Kenosha, WI; 17 grand and 32 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; Preceded by three brothers and a sister.

LANE, Laura J. (Herrmann); b. 2 Jul 1897, Mason Co., IL; d. 5 Aug 1976, Springfield, IL; bu.: Fairview Cem., Chandlerville, IL; resident of Bath; M. William H. Lane in 1921; Fa.: Leonard Herrmann; Mo.: Emma Harris; Survived by her husband; these children: Leonard and Billy, both of Bath, Marjorie Bieshaar of Niles, Nelda Kelly of Macomb and Barbara Hahn of Bath; eight grand and five great-grandchildren; Preceded by two brothers and two sisters.

LANE, Lee; b. 28 Jul 1913; d. 7 Mar 1985, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Fernwood Cem., Roodhouse, IL; resident of Roodhouse; M. Frances Daniels on 17 Nov 1940; Fa.: Robert S. Lane; Mo.: Gertrude Johnson; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Carl (Connie) Dawdy of Greenfield and Mrs. Dale (Jane) Sorrells of Patterson; one son: Bob Lane of Mobile, AL; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one brother: Floyd Lane of Neosho, MO; and one nephew raised in the home as a brother: Bob Crowe; Preceded in death by three sisters.

LANE, Leo L.; b. 14 Jan 1911, Snicarte, IL; d. 14 Apr 1987, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Chandlerville Cem.; resident of Beardstown; M. Anna Collins (date & place not given); Fa.: George Lane; Mo.: Alice Cloyes; Survived by two sons: Merle of Beardstown and Chalmer of Ashland; one daughter: Abbie Clark of Springfield; 12 grand and 26 great-grandchildren; Preceded by four infant children and one grandson.

LANE, Leonard L.; b. 3 Nov 1926, Mason Co., IL; d. 6 Mar 1991, near Mt. Sterling, IL; Bu.: Fairview Cem., Mason Co., IL; resident of rural Bath, IL; Fa.: William H. Lane; Mo.: Laura Hermann; Survived by two sisters: Mrs. Wayne (Nelda) Kelly of Macomb and Mrs. Duane (Barbara) Hahn of Bath; one brother: Bill E. Lane of Bath; numerous nieces and nephews; Preceded by his parents; one sister: Marjorie; and one nephew.

LANE, T. Milton Sr.; b. 9 Nov 1910, near Kellerville, IL; d. 18 Nov 1990, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Harwood Cem., near Kellerville, IL; resident of Pittsfield; formerly of Adams Co., IL; M. Maude McClain in 1934, she died in 1986; Fa.: John Franklin Lane; Mo.: Charity Hanna Huddleston; Survived by two sons: Milton Jr. of Pittsfield and Clem of Clayton; five grand and three great-grandchildren; two brothers: Ernest of Clayton and John of Washington; two sisters: Bessie Hardesty of Barry and Pina Lane of Clayton; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by four brothers and two sisters.

LANE, William H.; b. 30 May 1899, Mason Co., IL; d. 31 Mar 1986, rural Bath, IL; Bu.: Fairview Cem., Mason Co., IL; resident of Bath; M. Laura Herrmann on 9 Mar 1921, she died 5 Aug 1976; Fa.: Jacob Lane; Mo.: Elizabeth Kramer; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Wayne (Nelda) Kelly of Macomb and Mrs. Duane (Barbara) Hahn of Bath; two sons: Leonard and Billy E., both of Bath; nine grand and 11 great-grandchildren; one sister: Mrs. Nancy Anderson of Chandlerville; one half-sister: Mrs. Edith Burgett of Peoria; and one half-brother: Joseph Lane of Walnut, KS; Preceded by a daughter: Marjorie on 5 Mar 1986; one grandson; two sisters; one half-sister; and four half-brothers; Raised in the home of an aunt and uncle: Maggie and Louie Johnson.

LANE, William L.; b. 22 Jun 1919, Pleasant Hill, IL; d. 25 May 1994, Quincy, IL; Bu.: Crescent Heights Cem., Pleasant Hill, IL; resident of Pittsfield; WWII Air Force Veteran; M. Cuma B. Capps on 29 Jul 1937 in Ft. Collins, CO, she preceded him in death; Fa.: James Lane; Mo.: Lula Sutton; Survived by two sons: Jerry L. of Powell, WY and Larry J. of Turnersville, NJ; and four grandchildren; Preceded by an infant sister.

LANE, William Paul; b. 21 Apr 1992, Ft. Belvoir, VA; d. 21 Apr 1992, Ft. Belvoir, VA; Bu.: Pine Tree Cem., Patterson, IL; Fa.: William C. Lane; Mo.: Kathryn M. Elliott; Survived by his parents; paternal grandparents: the Rev. Paul and Barbara Lane of Alton; and maternal grandparents: the Rev. Paul and Alberta Elliott of White Hall.

LANEY, Lawrence F. "Bud"; b. 18 Oct 1904, Jacksonville, I; d. 25 Sep 1990, Clearwater, FL; Bu.: Dunedin, FL; resident of Clearwater; M. Mildred Katien of Chicago, IL in 1926; Fa.: Charles Laney; Mo.: Elizabeth (maiden not given); Survived by his wife; a sister: Mrs. James T. (Mildred) Hayes of South Jacksonville; and a nephew: Robert T. Hayes of Beardstown.

LANG, Hazel (McMeins); b. 8 Mar 1894, Arenzville, IL; d. 13 Mar 1985, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Rushville City Cem.; M. Bert Lang on 21 Dec 1915 in Rushville, IL, he died 12 Nov 1970; Fa.: Bird McMeins; Mo.: Elizabeth Miller; Survived by four sons: Burton Lang of Moline, Richard Lang of Fairborn, OH, Harold and Robert Lang, both of Rushville; 11 grand and 15 great-grandchildren; and one sister: Pearl Knowles of Roseville; Preceded by two brothers and two sisters.

LANG, Nancy Grace (Miles); b. 27 Jun 1892, Virginia, IL; d. 21 Jun 1987, Long Beach, CA; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; M. George Lang (date & place not given), he died in 1957; Fa.: John Miles; Mo.: Celah Needham; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Ruth Williams and Miss Frances Lang, both of Long Beach, CA; two grand and two great-grandchildren.

LANGAN, Anna T. (Rothaus); b. 23 Oct 1893, Mt. Sterling, IL; d. 14 Apr 1983, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling Catholic Cem.; resident of Springfield; formerly of Mt. Sterling; M. (Not stated); Fa.: Henry Rothaus; Mo.: Sophia Herkert; Survivors include one daughter: Mrs. Paul (Barbara) Killon; one son: Wilfred Langan, both of Springfield; eight grand and two great-grandchildren; (No mention of husband)

LANGAN, Barbara J. (Buss); b. 10 Feb 1927, Mt. Sterling, IL; d. 3 Mar 1996, Peoria, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling Catholic Cem., Mt. Sterling, IL; resident of Mt. Sterling; M. James Langan in 1948 at Mt. Sterling, IL, he preceded her in death; Fa.: Ralph Buss; Mo.: Alice Howard; Survived by two sons: Ralph Timothy Langan of Mt. Sterling and Tom A. (Wife, Connie) Langan of Mt. Sterling; one brother: John Buss of Meredosia; three sisters: Mrs. Vernon (Jeanette) Flynn of Mt. Sterling, Mrs. Hubert (Delores) Sides of Versailles and Mrs. John (Maryann) Yeakel of Mt. Sterling; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild; Preceded by two sons: Ronald E and John F Langan; and one sister: Jean Carpenter.

LANGAN, James Francis; b. 23 Dec 1893, Brown Co., IL; d. 27 Aug 1978, Quincy, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling Catholic Cem.; resident of Mt. Sterling; M. Mary Margaret McConnell on 26 Apr 1921 in Mt. Sterling, IL; FA.: James Langan; Mo.: Bridget Ryan; Survived by his wife; these children: Mrs. Robert (Mary Catherine) Shoopman of Morton and Ronald J. Langan of Quincy; nine grand and nine great-grandchildren; Preceded by two sons, two brothers, a sister and one grandchild.

LANGAN, John F.; b. 23 Aug 1955, Beardstown, IL; d. 4 May 1976, South of Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling Catholic Cem., Mt. Sterling, IL; Fa.: James E. Langan; Mo.: Barbara Buss; Never Married; survived by his mother, living at Mt. Sterling; three brothers: Ronald E, Ralph T and Thomas A., all at home; grandparents: Mrs. Alice Buss and Mr. & Mrs. Francis Langan, all of Mt. Sterling; Preceded by his father.

LANGAN, Justice W.; b. 19 Nov 1912, Brown Co., IL; d. 12 Dec 1989, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling Catholic Cem., Mt. Sterling, IL; resident of Mt. Sterling; Fa.: Michael F. Langan; Mo.: Rachael E. Salrin; Survived by three brothers: Lawrence M., Aloysius E and Joseph R. Langan, all of Mt. Sterling; two sisters: Marie E. Cronin of Peoria and Cecelia Kassing of Mt. Sterling; and several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews; Preceded by two brothers and four sisters.

LANGAN, Lawrence E. "Gene"; b. 7 Apr 1914, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 1 Aug 1986, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling Catholic Cem., Mt. Sterling, IL; resident of Mt. Sterling; M. Dorothy Virginia Barker on 1 Sep 1941 in Mt. Sterling, IL, she died 5 Jun 1981; Fa.: Thomas Langan; Mo.: Josephine Fox; Survived by a son: Raymond E. Langan of Philadelphia, PA; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by three brothers and four sisters.

LANGAN, Mary Margaret (McConnell); b. 3 Oct 1893, Corsicana, TX; d. 3 Jun 1988, Mt. Sterling, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling Catholic Cem., Mt. Sterling, IL; M. James Francis Langan on 26 Apr 1921, he died 27 Aug 1978; Fa.: John McConnell; Mo.: Mary Lee Sheets; Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Robert (Mary Catherine) Shoopman of Morton; one son: Robert J of Quincy; one sister: Mrs. Jessie Blakney of Odessa, TX; 8 grand and 14 great-grandchildren; Preceded by two sons, two brothers, two sisters, a half-sister, two grandsons and one great-grandchild.

LANGAN, Thomas J.; b. 8 Jun 1911, Brown Co., IL; d. 12 Jul 1984, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling Catholic Cem., Mt. Sterling, IL; resident of Mt. Sterling; M. Mary Louise Childers on 3 Sep 1938 in Jerseyville, IL; Fa.: Thomas Langan; Mo.: Josephine Fox; Survived by his wife; one brother: Gene Langan of Mt. Sterling; several nieces and nephews; Preceded by two brothers and three sisters.

LANGAN, Virginia (Barker); b. 17 Apr 1913, Brown Co., IL; d. 5 Jun 1981, Quincy, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling Catholic Cem., Mt. Sterling, IL; resident of Mt. Sterling; M. Lawrence Eugene Langan on 1 Sep 1941 in Mt. Sterling, IL; Fa.: Herbert Barker; Mo.: Julia Knowles; Survived by her husband; a son: Raymond E. Langan of Florence, NJ; three brothers: Ray Barker of Boulder, CO, William Barker of Rushville and George Barker of Floral City, FL; and five sisters: Mrs. Velma Flynn and Mrs. Helen Wagner of Mt. Sterling, Mrs. Evaughn Ward of Peoria, Mrs. Raymond (Frances) Chipman of Jerseyville and Mrs. Donald (Betty) Keeling of Ludington, MI; Preceded in death by two brothers.

LANGDON, Gerald T.; b. 26 Aug 1906, Chatsworth, IL; d. 18 Apr 1979, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Jacksonville, IL; resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Murrayville; M. Frances Schumm on 23 Jul 1929; Fa.: Thomas Langdon; Mo.: Ella McKay; Survived by his wife; a son: Thomas of Mabton, WA; two grandchildren; two brothers: Jerome of Jacksonville and Marion of Murrayville; and many nieces and nephews; Preceded by one son: Patrick; and a brother: Francis.

LANGDON, George; b. 4 Mar 1913, Beardstown, IL: d. 4 Dec 1988, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: St. Alexius Catholic Cem., Beardstown, IL; WWII Army Veteran; Fa.: William Langdon; Mo.: Elizabeth Tucker; Survived by two brothers: Robert of Beardstown and Bill of Danville; and four sisters: Mary Niestradt and Ann Louise McLain of Beardstown, Doris Andra of Springfield and Olive Carls of Stonington; Preceded by his parents; one brother: Ed; and one sister: Roselee.

LANGDON, Jerome Michael; b. 31 May 1904, Chatsworth, IL; d. 14 Aug 1985, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: St. Bartholomew's Cem., Murrayville, IL; resident of Jacksonville; M. Louise Flynn on 16 Jun 1936 in Murrayville, IL; Fa.: Thomas Langdon; Mo.: Ellen McKay; Survived by his wife; two sons: Richard J of Franklin and Jerome T of Olathe, KS; two daughters: Mary Louise Pries of Bel Air, MD and Mrs. Joan Adam of Atchison, KS; 10 grandchildren; and one brother: Marion of Murrayville; Preceded by his parents and two brothers: Gerald and Francis.

LANGDON, John Hal; b. 19 Jul 1910, IL; d. 4 Jul 1979, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Manchester Cem., Manchester, IL; Springfield resident; formerly of Roodhouse; Fa.: Elmer Langdon; Mo.: Jennie Piper; Survived by cousins.

LANGDON, Josephine B.; b. 19 Mar 1907, Cleveland, OH; d. 20 Nov 1991, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Rushville City Cem.; Fa.: Joseph Langdon; Mo.: Mary Ann Melchoir; Survived by three sisters: Alicia Zahn of Pismo Beach, CA, Kathryn Hardenbrook of Philadelphia, PA and Mary Nichols of San Marcos, CA.

LANGDON, Lillian P. (Dietz) Smith; b. 3 Feb 1890, New York City, NY; d. 3 Jun 1985, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: (cremated); former resident of Manchester, IL; M. (1) Enos Clarence Smith on 11 Sep 1911 in Manchester, IL, he died in 1923; (2) Howard S. Langdon on 25 Nov 1924, he preceded her in death; Fa.: Phillip Dietz; Mo.: Philida Cook; Survived by one son: E. Clarendon Smith of Jacksonville; two grandchildren: Robert Smith of Milwaukee, WI and Pamela K. Smith of New Orleans; and three great-grandchildren.

LANGDON, Louise (Flynn): b. 23 Jun 1907, rural Franklin, IL; d. 3 May 1994, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: St. Bartholomew Cem., Murrayville, IL; resident of Jacksonville; M. Jerome M. Langdon in 1936 at Murrayville, IL, he died in 1985; Fa.: John Flynn; Mo.: Elizabeth Duffner; Survived by four children: Richard (wife, Susan) Langdon of Franklin, Mrs. Frederick (Mary Louise) Preis of Bel Air, MD, Mrs. Earl (Joan) Adam of Atchison, KS and Jerry (wife, Deborah) Langdon of Olathe, KS; two sisters: Edith Lawless of Jacksonville and Sister Mary Edmund O.P. of Springfield; one brother: Edward J. Flynn of Jacksonville and 12 grandchildren; Preceded by one brother and six sisters.

LANGDON, Marion Edward "Bud"; b. 15 Aug 1912, Morgan Co., IL; d. 29 Jul 1987, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: St. Bartholomew Cem., Murrayville, IL; resident of Murrayville; M. Mary Strang on 30 Nov 1939 in Jacksonville, IL, she died 9 Oct 1984; Fa.: Thomas P. Langdon; Mo.: Ella McKay; Survived by three sons: Edward of Jacksonville, Mark of Springfield and Timothy of Murrayville; two daughters: Mrs. Mark (Sue Ellen) Holthaus and Mrs. Michael (Mary Elaine) Sudden, both of St. Louis; and 11 grandchildren; Preceded by three brothers and one daughter.

LANGDON, Mary (Strang); b. 3 Mar 1916, Jacksonville, IL; d. 9 Oct 1984, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: St. Bartholomew Cem., Murrayville, IL; resident of Murrayville; DAR Member; M. Marion E. Langdon on 30 Nov 1939; Fa.: Howard Strang; Mo.: Ethel Weisner; Survived by her husband; three sons: Edward and Timothy, both of Murrayville, and Mark of Springfield; two daughters: Mrs. Michael (Mary Elaine) Sudden and Mrs. Mark (Sue Ellen) Holthaus, both of St. Louis, MO; 11 grandchildren; a brother: Bill Strang of White Hall; and two sisters: Florence Griswold of White Hall and Jean Shirley of Normal; Preceded in death by a daughter: Mary Ellen, and a sister, Geneve Griswold.

LANGDON, Matthew J.; b. 4 Aug 1970, Jacksonville, IL; d. 9 Jun 1994, FL; Bu.: St. John's Catholic Cem., Carrollton, IL; resident of West Palm Beach, FL; formerly of Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Mark Langdon; Mo.: JoDell Tapen; Survived by his father of Jacksonville; his mother of Carrollton; one brother: Michael Langdon of Carrollton; one sister: Monica Langdon of Carrollton; maternal grandparents: Helen and Vincent Tapen of Carrollton; and several aunts, uncles and cousins; Preceded by paternal grandparents: Marion and Mary Langdon.

LANGE, Anna Rose; b. (not given), she was 86 years at the time of death; d. 3 Dec 1989, Hendersonville, TN; Bu.: Fairview Cem., Denmark, IA; resident of Madison, IA; M. Elmer Lange (date & place not given), he died in 1971; Parents: (not given): Survived by three children: Lucille Russell of Gallatin, TN, Melva Bringman of Cherokee Village, Ark., formerly of Jacksonville, and Leo Lange of Iowa City, IA; 11 grand and 21 great-grandchildren.

LANGE, Elmer G.; b. 12 Mar 1893; d. 2 Aug 1981, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Walnut Hill Cem., Belleville, IL; M. (Not stated); Fa.: Rudolph Lange; Mo.: Katherine Gooh; No survivors listed; "Father of Audrey Byerley of RR1 Jacksonville.

LANGE, Fred Eugene; b. 12 Oct 1909, Pleasant Plains, IL; d. 13 Jul 1976, Pleasant Plains, IL; Bu.: Zion Lutheran Church Cem.; resident of Pleasant Plains; Fa.: Fred Lange; Mo.: Jessie Hodgson; Survived by these sisters and brothers: Bessie and Billie Lange, with whom he made his home, Mrs. Shirley Patrick, Roland and William Lange, all of Pleasant Plains.

LANGE, William; b. 18 Jul 1911, Pleasant Plains, IL; d. 28 Aug 1987, Fulton Co., Ark.; Bu.: Winchester City Cem.; WWII Army Veteran; resident of Horshoe Bend, Ark.; formerly of Pleasant Plains, IL; M. Helen Peak (date & place not given); FA.: Fred Lane; Mo.: Jessie Hodgson; Survived by his wife; one daughter: Phyllis Wolfe of Tempe, AZ; one brother: Roland of Tallula; and three sisters: Bessie and Patricia Lange and Mrs. Shirley Patrick, all of Pleasant Plains, IL.

LANGELAND, Olive I. (Rohn); b. 12 May 1914, Bainbridge, IL; d. 19 Nov 1994, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Rushville City Cem.; M. George Langeland on 12 Dec 1981 in Oak Lawn, IL; FA.: Frank Rohn; Mo.: Minnie Knous; Survived by her husband; a son: David Rogers; and a daughter: Carol Reingardt, both of Bloomfield, CO; one stepson: Kevin Langeland of Rushville; five grand and two step-grandchildren; and two sisters: Clarine Fulks and Marietta Ackman, both of Rushville; Preceded by a son: Ronald E. Carty; and three brothers: James, Amos and Don.

LANGENWALTER, Arnold M.; b. 6 Feb 1896, Troy, IL; d. 22 Oct 1976, Highland, IL; Bu.: Valley View Cem.; M. (Not stated); Parents; (Not given); Survived by three sons: Floyd and Milton of Collinsville and Dale of Edwardsville; two daughters: Mrs. Marvin (Carol) Howerton of Jacksonville and Mrs. Thomas (Shirley) Crossman of Edwardsville; 14 grand and three great-grandchildren; and five sisters.

LANGER, Lucy L.; b. 3 Oct 1900, Eldred, IL; d. 20 Feb 1989, Carrollton, IL: Bu.: St. John's Cem., Carrollton, IL; resident of Eldred; Fa.: John Langer; Mo.: Christine Goeddey; Survived by two nieces; two nephews; a great-niece and three great-nephews; Preceded by two brothers: Louis and Edward Langer; three sisters: Anna Langer, Mary Koster and Katherine Butler; and a nephew.

LANGFORD, Jesse "Red"; b. 20 Jul 1901, Winchester, IL; d. 24 Jan 1977, White Hall, IL; Bu.: Manchester Cem., Manchester, IL; resident of Roodhouse; Fa.: James Langford; Mo.: Ida (maiden not given); Survived by one brother: Russell Langford of Peoria.

LANGLEY, Frank A.; b. 4 Apr 1915, Roodhouse, IL; d. 12 Jun 1993, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: Fernwood Cem., Roodhouse, IL; WWII Army Veteran; resident of Carrollton; M. Zula Gassert on 28 Jun 1943 in St. Charles, MO; Fa.: Albert Langley; Mo.: Stella Bishop; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Barbara Henneberg of Carrollton; four brothers: Bob and Hal Langley of Greenfield, Allen Langley of Lockport and Ralph Langley of Coopersville, MI; a sister: Teresa Lindstrom of Jerseyville; and a grandson and a great-grandson.

LANGLEY, Joyce Evalyn (Nortrup); b. 14 Jul 1941, Meredosia, IL; d. 25 Jan 1995, Potosi, MO; Bu.: Potosi, MO; resident of MO; formerly of Morgan and Greene counties, IL; M. James Langley (date & place not given); Fa.: Edwin Nortrup; Mo.: Eva Henderson; Survived by her husband of Park Hills, MO; one son: Michael Fernandes of White Hall; two stepsons; five stepdaughters; one sister: Mrs. Bruce (Janice) Liming of White Hall; two brothers: Delbert Nortrup of Searsport, ME and Eldred (wife, Mary) Nortrup of White Hall; one uncle; and several nieces, nephews and cousins; Preceded by her parents.

LANGLEY, Ruth Dorothy (Lenning); b. 29 Aug 1895, Bloomington, IL; d. 17 Dec 1994, White Hall, IL; Bu.: Fernwood Cem., Roodhouse, IL; resident of Roodhouse; M. Charles Guy Langley on 17 Sep 1914 in Roodhouse, IL, he died in Feb. 1970; Fa.: Frank William Lenning; Mo.: Eola May Strunk; Survived by one daughter: Helen M. Ballard of Roodhouse; one granddaughter: Janis Ash of Roodhouse; two great-grandsons: Lynn Ash of Roodhouse and Craig Ash of Ft. Wayne, IN; and five great-grandchildren.

LANGLEY, Robert E.; b. 4 Feb 1918, Roodhouse, IL; d. 17 May 1996, Greenfield, IL; Bu.: Oak Wood Cem., Greenfield, IL; WWII Navy Veteran; resident of Greenfield; M. Helen Metcalf on 28 Mar 1939 in St. Charles, MO; Fa.: Albert Langley; Mo.: Stella Bishop; Survived by his wife; two sons: Robert W. (Wife, Kathleen) Langley and Richard E. (Wife, Ruth Ann) Langley, both of Greenfield; one daughter: Bonnie Vahle of Jacksonville; eight grand and eight great-grandchildren; one sister: Teresa (husband, Russell) Lindstrom of Jerseyville; and three brothers: Allen (wife, Semma) Langley of Lockport, Hal (wife, Eileen) Langley of Greenfield and Ralph (wife, Audrey) Langley of Coopersville, MI; Preceded by one brother: Frank Langley.

LANHUM, Leonard Eugene; b. 16 Jul 1908, Louisiana, MO; d. 1 Feb 1979, Pittsfield, IL: Bu.: Pittsfield West Cem.; WWII Army Veteran; M. Marie Stockwell on 13 Feb 1937 in Meriden, KS; Fa.: Wilson Lanhum; Mo.: Ola Elliott; Survived by his wife; his mother: Ola Hall of Litchfield; these children: James Hull, Mrs. Arthur (Pat) Tayson of Griggsville, Mrs. Charles (Judy) Ransom of Ojai, CA, Mrs. Mark (Mary Ann) Dabney of Lake Worth, FL; 8 grandchildren; and a sister: Mrs. Dorothy Cawthorn of Litchfield.

LANIER, Anna Elizabeth (Volk); b. 15 Jul 1900; d. 12 Aug 1977, Quincy, IL: Bu.: Mt. Sterling Catholic Cem.; resident of Mt. Sterling; M. Lynn Lanier (date & place not given), he preceded in death; Parents: (not given); Survived by a brother: Henry Volk; and two sisters: Marie Wort and Josephine Howard, all of Mt. Sterling; and a grandchild; Preceded by a daughter.

LANIER, Ava M. (Stevenson); b. 23 Aug 1891, Brown Co., IL; d. 27 Aug 1977, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling Cem.; resident of Baylis, IL; M. Oliver Lanier (date & place not given), he preceded in death; Fa.: Charles Hubert Stevenson; Mo.: Martha Bullard; Survived by three sons: Everett of Baylis and Verlin and Melvin, both of Chambersburg; a daughter: Mrs. Fred (Norma Jean) Bergman of Bath; 14 grand and 8 Great-grandchildren.

LANIER, Bernice Fay (Davis); b. 10 Aug 1899, Versailles, IL; d. 23 Mar 1994, Beardstown, IL: Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; M. Leslie Lanier on 1 Feb 1922, he preceded her in death; FA.: James Davis; Mo.: Dora Perry; Survived by three sons: Melvin Lanier of Chillicothe, James Lanier of Barstow and Kenneth Lanier of Lacon; and three nieces and one nephew, all of Beardstown; Preceded by one brother: Glen Davis; one grandson and one great-grandson.

LANIER, Edith M. (Self) Bacon; b. 29 Apr 1930, Beardstown, IL; d. 14 Apr 1994, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling City Cem.; resident of Beardstown; M. (1) Ed Bacon in Dec. 1949; (2) Luther Grover Lanier in Oct. 1969, he died in Mar. 1986; Fa.: Denny Harold Self; Mo.: Leona Edith Taylor; Survived by three sons: Edward L. Bacon, Michael Allen Bacon and Harold Bacon Lanier, all of Beardstown; one daughter: Mrs. Glenna Anglum of Beardstown; two stepson: Bob Lanier of Sterling and Charles Lanier of Galesburg; two brothers: Francis Self of Sandpoint, ID and James Self of Beardstown; three sisters: Mrs. Audrey Smyers of Durand, Mrs. Mary Thrower and Mrs. Clara Mahnken, both of Beardstown; 13 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

LANIER, Everett L. "Shug"; b. 19 Jul 1916, Brown Co., IL; d. 18 Apr 1996, rural Baylis, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling City Cem.; resident of rural Bailys; Fa.: James Oliver Lanier; Mo.: Ava Stevenson; Survived by one brother: Verlin Lanier of Chambersburg; one sister: Norma Jean Bergman of Springfield; 14 nieces and nephews; and 24 great-nieces and nephews; Preceded by four brothers: Melvin, Wilber and Lyndle Eugene Lanier and one who died in infancy; and one sister: Esther May Lanier.

LANIER, Frances Lucille (Miller); b. 19 Apr 1923, Wood River, IL; d. 8 Nov 1990, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Oakland Cem., Meredosia, IL; resident of Chambersburg, IL; M. Verlin L. Lanier on 12 May 1946 in Wood River, IL; Fa.: Tory Miller; Mo.: Dorothy Coale; Survived by her husband; two daughters: Mrs. Franny (Martha Ann) Klopfer and Mrs. Corky (Lana Kay) Lemmon, both of Meredosia; a son: Bradley Dean Lanier of Quincy; six grandchildren: Ritch Klopfer of Meredosia, Amie Klopfer of Quincy, Alandra and Josh Lanier, both of Quincy, Jeremy and Amber Kay Lemmon, both of Meredosia; and one sister: Dorothy (Bobby) Meek of Zavalla, TX.

LANIER, Mary (Syrcle); b. (not given), she was 84 years of age at death; d. 14 Dec 1996, Manassas, VA; Bu.: Mt. Sterling, IL; resident of Manassas, VA; formerly of Brown Co., IL; M. (Not stated); Fa.: Orville Samuel Syrcle; Mo.: Minnie Ellen Witt; Survived by a daughter: Janet Lanier Robinson of Fairfax, VA and Singapore; one son: John W. Lanier of Rockville, MD; one brother: Gerald Madison Syrcle of Albuquerque, NM; and four grandchildren; Preceded by one sister: Stella Amelia Syrcle; and one brother: Marion Louis Syrcle.

LANIER, Melvin L.; b. 27 Feb 1922, Brown Co., IL; d. 31 Mar 1981, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: (cremated); resident of Perry, IL; M. Virginia L. Orr on 19 Jan 1947 in Griggsville, IL; Fa.: Oliver Lanier; Mo.: Ava M. Stevenson; Survived by his wife; three daughters: Alma Lanier, Barbara Cameron and Sandra Kendrick, all of Perry; four sons: Leslie and Gary, both of Chambersburg, Larry of Perry and Michael of Griggsville; a sister: Mrs. Fred (Norma Jean) Bergman of Chandlerville; and two brothers: Everett of Baylis and Verlin of Chambersburg; and two grandchildren.

LANIER, Sina F. (Kerr); b. 19 Mar 1897, Brown Co., IL; d. 10 Jan 1985, Springfield, IL: Bu.: Mt. Sterling City Cem.,; resident of Springfield, IL; M. Albert Lanier on 9 Dec 1917 in Mt. Sterling, IL, he died 17 Sep 1971; Fa.: William Kerr; Mo.: Mary Carnicle; Survived by three daughters: Mrs. Eugene (Mary Cathryn) Dormire and Mrs. Clarence (Jean) Logsdon, both of rural Mt. Sterling, and Miss Ruth Lanier of Springfield; two grand, four great-grand and two great-great-grandchildren; Preceded by three brothers and two sisters.

LANIER, Virginia Lee (Orr); b. 8 Jul 1930, Griggsville, IL: d. 28 Apr 1987, Quincy, IL; Bu.: McCord Cem., Perry, IL; resident of Perry; M. Melvin L. Lanier on 19 Jan 1947 in Griggsville, IL, he died 31 Mar 1981; FA.: Lee Orr; Mo.: Hettie Parker; Survived by three daughters: Alma Lanier and Barbara Lanier, both of Perry and Mrs. William (Sandra) Kendrick of Chambersburg; four sons: Leslie Lanier of Chambersburg, Gary Lanier of Little Rock, Ark., Larry Lanier of Pittsfield and Michael Lanier of Hannibal, MO; seven grandchildren; two sisters: Mrs. Robert (Velma) Sweeting of Sierra Vista, AZ and Mrs. George (Kate) Griggs of Versailles; and a brother: Perry Orr of Perry; Preceded by an infant son.

LANING, Grace I.; b. 19 Apr 1911, Brown Co., IL; d. 3 Feb 1996, Mt. Sterling, IL: Bu.: Ripley, IL; resident of Mt. Sterling; Fa.: Frank Laning; Mo.: Tessa Long; Survived by one brother: Wayne L. (wife, Millie) Laning of Mt. Sterling; one sister: Esther Laning of Mt. Sterling; and several nieces and nephews and grand-nephews.

LANING, Tessa (Long); b. 5 Apr 1890, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 2 Feb 1982, Mt. Sterling, IL; Bu.: Ripley Cem.; M. Frank Laning on 30 Aug 1910 in Rushville, IL, he died 7 Nov 1954; Fa.: J. Plummer Long; Mo.: Susan T. Houser; Surviving are three children: Wayne Laning, Miss Grace Laning, and Miss Esther Laning, all of Mt. Sterling; 2 grand and 3 great-grandchildren; Preceding her in death were seven brothers and five sisters.

LANKFORD, Lem; b. 2 Jan 1883, near Sedalia, MO; d. 24 Mar 1976, Jacksonville, IL: Bu.: (not given); M. Vera Schupham (date & place not given), she died 10 Oct 1973; resident of the Merritt Community; Fa.: Jackson Lankford; Mo.: Mary Ellen Manes; The last surviving member of his family, he is survived by three sons: Roy of Merritt, Ralph of East Alton and Jesse of Wood River; and four daughters: Mrs. Irene Haines of Payette, ID, Mrs. Marie Elliott of Winchester, Mrs. Dorothy Jablonsky of Elmhurst and Mrs. Verna Frye of Merritt; 15 grand, 15 great-grand, two step-grand and four step-great-grandchildren.

LANKFORD, Marie (Bean); b. 4 Sep 1894, Winchester, IL; d. 6 Jan 1992, Jacksonville, IL: Bu.: Fairview Cem., Bluffs, IL; resident of Bluffs; M. Perry E. Lankford on 14 Apr 1914 in Exeter, IL, he preceded in death; Fa.: Henry T. Bean; Mo.: Kate Dunn; Survived by three sons: Harlan of Glendale, CA, Dean of Ontario, CA and Vernon of Victorville, CA; four grand and seven great-grandchildren; Preceded by one brother: Carl Bean; and one sister: Edna Hart.

LANKFORD, Perry Ewing; b. 14 Nov 1889, Morgan Co., IL; d. 16 Dec 1982, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Fairview Cem., Bluffs, IL; resident of Bluffs; M. Marie Bean on 17 Apr 1915 near Exeter, IL; Fa.: Ewing Lankford; Mo.: Sarah Smith; Surviving are his wife; three sons: Harlan Lankford of Glendale, CA, Dean Lankford of Ontario, CA, Vernon Lankford of North Hollywood, CA; four granddaughters and three great-grandsons; two sisters: Agnes Meacham and Viola Allen, both of Springfield; Preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.

LANKFORD, Rose G. (DeWan); b. 6 Feb 1911, New Berlin, IL; d. 18 Oct 1995, Petersburg, IL; Bu.: St. Mary's Cem., New Berlin, IL; resident of New Berlin; M. H. Roswell Lankford in 1939, he died in 1975; FA.: John J. DeWan; Mo.: Mary Ursula Knepler; Survived by two brothers: Thomas P. DeWan of Schenectady, NY and J. Eldon DeWan of Greensboro, NC; two sisters: Margaret Koehler of Petersburg and Louise McGrath of Godfrey; several nieces and nephews; Preceded by one brother: Robert DeWan; and two sisters: Adrienne DeWan and Elsie Hethcote.

LANPHEAR, Agnes (Jordan); b. 21 Oct 1918, Pittsfield, IL; d. 30 Aug 1989, Clearwater, FL; Mo.: Calvary Cem., Pittsfield, IL; resident of Clearwater; M. Paul Lanphear on 13 Apr 1937 in Pittsfield, IL: Fa.: John Jordan; Mo.: Catherine Dermody; Survived by her husband; a son: John Lanphear of Bridgewater, NJ; two daughters: Margaret Lanphear of New Orleans and Susan Ryan of Budlake, NJ; four grandchildren; two brothers: Richard Jordan of Augusta, WI and John Jordan of Pittsfield; and two sisters: Ann Jordan of Pittsfield and Genevieve Godar of Hardin.

LANPHEAR, Margaret; b. 21 Jan 1948 in Pittsfield, IL: d. 8 Dec 1989, New Orleans, LA; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Pittsfield, IL: resident of New Orleans; formerly of Pittsfield; Fa.: Paul Lanphear; Mo.: Agnes Jordan; Survived by her father of Clearwater, FL; one brother: John of Neshanic Station, NJ; and one sister: Susan Ryan of Budd Lake, NJ.

LANPHEAR, Dr. Paul; b. 8 Dec 1914, Ft. Collins, CO; d. 12 Aug 1991, Passaic, NJ; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Pittsfield, IL; resident of Clearwater, FL; formerly of Pittsfield; M. Agnes Jordan on 13 Apr 1947 in Pittsfield, IL, she died 30 Aug 1989; Fa.: John Lanphear; Mo.: (not given); Survived by one son: John Lanphear of Neshanic, NJ; one daughter: Susan Ryan of Budlake, NJ; four grandchildren; one brother-in-law; and one sister-in-law.

LANSAW, Nellie (Thaxton); b. 29 Sep 1901, Wrights, IL; d. 28 Nov 1984, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: Hickory Grove Cem., Greenfield, IL: resident of Greenfield; M. Benjamin Tillman Lansaw on 10 Dec 1921 in Carrollton, IL, he died 2 Feb 1973; Fa.: William H. Saxton; Mo.: Kitty Long; Survived by two sons: Ronald and William Robert Lansaw, both of Greenfield; seven grand and seven great-grandchildren; and one sister: Lottie Baumgartner of Virden.

LANSAW, Ronald I.; b. 22 Nov 1922, Greenfield, IL; d. 25 Nov 1995, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: Hickory Grove Cem., southwest of Wrights, IL; WWII Army Veteran; M. Josephine Laris on 3 Jul 1942 in Carrollton, IL; Fa.: Tillman Lansaw; Mo.: Nellie Thaxton; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Kitty Ann Lansaw of Springfield and Dianna Lansaw of Greenfield; two sons: Roger and John Lansaw, both of Greenfield; two grandsons; and one brother: William Robert Lansaw of Greenfield.

LANSINK, George J.; b. 26 Jan 1896, Ida Grove, IA; d. 5 Oct 1985, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Jacksonville East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. (1) Carrie Marie Deatherage (date & place not given), she died 28 Jun 1959; (2) Irene Morris on 26 Sep 1967; Fa.: George Lansink; Mo.: Gertrude Hoffmeier; Survived by his wife; a son: Robert R of Meredosia; a stepson: Harold Morris of Jacksonville; a granddaughter: Mrs. Bill W. (Barbara) Thiele of Perry; four step grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren.

LANSINK, Irene M. (Baptist) Morris; b. 4 Feb 1907, Morgan Co., IL; d. 24 Jan 1990, Jacksonville, IL: Bu.: Jacksonville East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. (1) Frank Morris on 26 Sep 1925, he died 5 Oct 1960; (2) George Lansink in Sep. 1967, he died in Oct. 1985; Fa.: Thomas Baptist; Mo.: Beatrice Elliott; Survived by a son: Harold Morris of Jacksonville; three brothers: Clyde and Walter Baptist of Jacksonville and Melvin Baptist of Kansas City, MO; a sister: Gertrude Johnson of Kansas City, MO; four grand and three great-grandchildren; Preceded by four brothers and one sister.

LANTZ, Charlott (Keplinger); b. 17 Sep 1913, Loami, IL; d. 17 Feb 1979, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Sulphur Springs Cem., Loami, IL; resident of Loami; M. Lloyd Lantz (date & place not given); FA.: Cecil Keplinger; Mo.: Edna Miller; Survived by her husband of Milan; and one sister: Virginia Megredy of Loami; and two nieces.

LANTZ, Effie E. (Mauser) Mundell; b. 23 Jul 1891, Brown Co., IL; d. 14 Sep 1981, Mt. Sterling, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling City Cem.; M. (1) William Mundell (date & place not given); (2) Albert Lantz (date & place not given), both husbands preceded her in death; Fa.: Richard Mauser; Mo.: Julia Schultz; Survivors include a son, Robert C. Mundell, Tucson, AZ and a great-granddaughter.

LANTZ, Eugene H.; b. 16 May 1900, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 6 May 1986, Quincy, IL; Bu.: Brooklyn Cem.; resident of Plymouth, IL; M. Jary Hite on 12 Aug 1925 in Virginia, IL; Fa.: Thomas Lantz; Mo.: Clara Horney; Survived by his wife; one son: Robert Lantz of Champaign; one daughter: Mrs. Eleanor "Polly" Smith of Quincy; seven grand and five great-grandchildren; and one brother: Merle Lantz of Camden; Preceded by two sisters and one brother.

LANTZ, Harold E.; b. 22 Dec 1909; d. 13 Apr 1979, St. Louis, MO; Bu.: Mt. Sterling Cem., Mt. Sterling, IL; WWII Veteran; resident of Brown Co., IL; M. Dorothy Lacey (date & place not given); Fa.: Albert Lantz; Mo.: Zoe (maiden not given); Survived by his wife; these children: Glenn and Mary Elizabeth Rosendale, both of Quincy, and Brenda Watts of Timewell; six grand and four great-grandchildren.

LANTZ, Iva (Long); b. 14 Apr 1903, Prairie City, IL; d. 24 Jan 1993, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Brooklyn Cem., Brooklyn, IL; resident of Rushville; formerly of Camden and Brooklyn; M. Merle Lantz on 24 Aug 1940 in Prairie City, IL; Fa.: Samuel Long; Mo.: Nettie Effland; Survived by her husband; several nieces and nephews; Preceded by one brother: Bruce Long; one sister: Leona Lantz; and one nephew: Berwyn Lantz.

LANTZ, Jean (Barnett); b. 13 Mar 1904, Versailles, IL; d. 17 Oct 1987, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling City Cem.; resident of Mt. Sterling; M. Jake Lantz on 15 Nov 1925 in Mt. Sterling, IL, he died in 1974; Fa.: James Barnett; Mo.: Ada Boss; Survived by one nephew; Harry Lantz of Long Beach, CA; Preceded by one son: John Robert, who died in infancy.

LANTZ, Merle R.; b. 10 Mar 1898, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 26 Dec 1996, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Brooklyn, IL; resident of Rushville; formerly of Camden and Brooklyn; M. Iva Long on 25 Aug 1940 in Prairie City, IL, she died 24 Jan 1993; Fa.: Thomas Lantz; Mo.: Clara Horney; Survived by one sister-in-law: Mrs. Gary Lantz of Rushville; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by two brothers: Eugene and Cyrus Lantz; and two sisters: Nola Lewis and Cora Crone.

LANTZ, Rena (McDannald); b. 25 Dec 1895, Marden, IL; d. 25 Jul 1994, Flanagan, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling City Cem.; resident of Flanagan, IL; formerly of Mt. Sterling; M. Edward G. Lantz on 1 Jan 1914 in Mt. Sterling, IL, he died in Mar. 1914; FA.: George W. McDannald; Mo.: Nancy Woods; Survived by a daughter: Kathryn C. Moritz of Minonk; two grand, seven great-grand and seven great-great-grandchildren; Preceded by seven brothers and sisters.

LAPEIN, Sarah R. (Schauer); b. 10 Feb 1890, Hartford, WI; d. 4 Oct 1976, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Hartford, WI; resident of Jacksonville; living in Hartford, WI until 1972; M. Arthur Lapein (date & place not given), he died in 1962; FA.: John Schauer; Mo.: Catherine Reik; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Joseph P. (Myrtle) Lang of Jacksonville and Mrs. Atlowe (Hazel) Daehler of Chadwick, IL; a son: the Rev. Hilmer S. Schauer of Watertown, WI; and five grandchildren; Preceded by a son, three brothers and two grandchildren.

LAPPIE, Carl; b. (not given); d. 7 Apr 1983, Madison, IN; Bu.: Brooksburg Cem., Brooksburg, IN; M. LaVeta Wallace (date & place not given); Parents: (not given); Surviving are his wife; one son: Robert Lappie; and two grandchildren: Charles Howard Lappie and LaVeta Michelle Lappie, all of Madison.

LAPPIE, Earl L.; b. 5 Apr 1899, St. Louis, MO; d. 25 Feb 1990, Jerseyville, IL; Bu.: Jalappa Cem., near Kane, IL; a former resident of Carrollton, IL; Fa.: Frank Darr; Mo.: Marie Frech Lappie; Survived by several cousins; Preceded by his parents and his stepfather: Charles Darr.

LARAMEE, Sarah J. (Hankins) Lauder; b. 30 Aug 1921, Concord, IL; d. 18 Dec 1994, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; resident of Beardstown; M. (1) Russell Lauder on 20 Dec 1936 in Beardstown, IL, he died 3 Nov 1973; (2) Ernest Laramee in May 1982, he died in May 1992; Fa.: Roy Hankins; Mo.: Luella McDaniels; Survived by two sons: Russell Frakes of Pleasant View and Edward Lauder of Jacksonville; one daughter: Carolyn Page of Beardstown; three stepdaughters: Vickie Good and Marlene Patterson, both of Springfield, and Nancy Ferry of Center, MO; 17 grand and 15 great-grandchildren; and one sister: Eleanor Lindsey of Chicago Heights; Preceded by one grandson: Rusty Frakes.

LARGE, Arthur J.; b. 10 Nov 1909, Jacksonville, IL; d. 3 Aug 1994, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Jacksonville East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; WWII Veteran; M. Anna Meyer on 21 Jun 1931 in Peoria, IL; FA.: Glenn A. Large; Mo.: Laura Bonner; Survived by his wife; one daughter: Laura L. Large of Springfield.

LARGE, Helen J. (Roegge); b. 25 Aug 1931, Arenzville, IL; d. 6 Nov 1993, St. Louis, MO; Bu.: Memorial Gardens, Eldred, IL; resident of Fieldon, IL; M. Lloyd R. Large on 23 Oct 1949 in Arenzville, IL; FA.: Homer J. Roegge; Mo.: Addie Waters; Survived by her husband; three sons: Richard A of Valley Station, KY, Roger L of Staunton and Rodney D. Large of Batchtown; two daughters: Susie J. Griffith of Rosewood Heights and Kathy E. Kraut of Staunton; 12 grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; two brothers: Glenn Roegge of Springfield and Carl Roegge of Beardstown; and two sisters: Betty Reno of Eldred an Carol Pryor of Joliet; Preceded by a daughter: Mary Ellen Bridgeway.

LARGE, James B.; b. 15 Jul 1926, Jacksonville, IL: d. 20 Oct 1991, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; WWII Navy Veteran; M. Patricia Hinkle on 18 May 1947 in Jacksonville, IL; FA.: Benjamin F. Large; Mo.: Maude Flinn; Survived by his wife; four sons: Robert J., Michael and Gary, all of Jacksonville, and Mar, of Columbus, OH; one daughter: Cindy Bonjean of Jacksonville; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandson; one brother: William R of Murrayville; and a sister: Mrs. Maurice (Patricia) Sims of Concord; Preceded by one half-brother.

LARGE, Kenneth Rolly; b. 4 Jun 1911, near Beardstown, IL; d. 18 Nov 1990, Springfield, IL: Bu.: Hall Cem., Athens, IL; resident of Springfield; M. Anna Vieira in 1973; Fa.: John R. Large; Mo.: Alma Jane Sheppard; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Judy Dennison and Jayme Oglesby, both of Williamsville; three sons: Dean of Springfield, John of San Juan Capistrano, CA and Jeff of Hinsdale; one stepdaughter: Mary Ann Tisdale of Springfield; three sisters: Zelda Haas of Mesa, AZ, Alice Hay of Concord and Evelyn Gowin of St. James, MO; two brothers: Clifford of Cantrall and Donald of Steelville, MO; and several grand and great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; Preceded by two daughters: Jeanne Large and Marilyn Wicks; two sisters: Clara Hendrickson and Audrey Ballinger; and two brothers: Wilmer and Harold.

LARGE, Maude Rose (Flinn); b. 13 Nov 1903, Ashland, IL; d. 30 Mar 1982, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Benjamin F. Large in 1923 at Winchester, IL, he died in 1959; Fa.: James Flinn; Mo.: Zora Mae MacNeil; Surviving are three children: Mrs. Maurice (Patricia) Sims of Concord, James B of Jacksonville and William R of Murrayville; ten grand and 14 great-grandchildren; one brother: James Flynn of Los Angeles; two sisters: Mabel Sehy of Jacksonville and Betty Staley of Ashland; Preceded in death by one son, one granddaughter, one brother and three sisters.

LARGE, Pete M.; b. 25 Mar 1895, near Nortonville, IL; d. 29 Aug 1976, Springfield, IL; Bu.: West Grove Cem., Thayer, IL; resident of Lowder; M. (1) Bessie Crouse in 1920, she died in 1974; (2) Mildred Adams Large on 7 Feb 1976; Fa.: George Large; Mo.: Sarah Thompson; Survived by his wife; four daughters: Mrs. Barbara Morris of Springfield, Mrs. Elizabeth Wills of Weldon, Mrs. Eugenia Lowder of Fenton, MO and Mrs. Lucille Steele of Girard; two sisters: Mrs. Minnie Sexton of Auburn and Mrs. Jessie Mayes of Beardstown; 15 grand and 29 great-grandchildren.

LARGENT, Forrest A.; b. 10 Aug 1909, Fayette Co., IL; d. 2 Jun 1987, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; resident of Virginia; M. Mary A. Duckwiler on 12 Feb 1931 in Virginia, IL; Adoptive Fa: Harry Sanders; Adoptive Mo.: Grace Frakes; Parents: (not given); Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mrs. Gene (Rogene) Brockhouse of Virginia; five grandchildren: Bruce and Bob Armstrong and Mary, Ron and Leigh Ann Brockhouse; and five great-grandchildren; Preceded by one foster brother.

LARIMER, Eleanor (Miller); b. 20 Jul 1900, Princeton, IN; d. 29 Jun 1990, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Tuscola, IL; resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Tuscola, IL; M. Donald H. Larimer on 14 Aug 1927 in Danville, IL, he died 16 Oct 1954; Fa.: Otto Miller; Mo.: Mary Ruth Hall; Survived by a son: John of Meredosia; five grand and five great-grandchildren; Preceded by a daughter: Mary Jo Sebens; and two sisters and a brother.

LARIS, Mary; b. 1 Jan 1896, Pana, IL; d. 21 Aug 1983, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: St. John's Cem., Carrollton, IL; resident of White Hall; M. John Walter Laris in 1911 at Minonk, IL, he died in Feb. 1952; Parents: (not given); Surviving are two daughters: Mrs. Edwin (Dorothy) Fitzgerald of Lockport and Mrs. Ronald (Josephine) Lansaw of Greenfield; one son: Walter Laris of North Canton, OH; 15 grand and 12 great-grandchildren; one sister: Helen Brooking of Decatur; two half-sisters: Agnes Inman of Champaign and Margaret Schmidt of Belleville; and two half-brothers: Albert Stahulak of Pana and Bill Stahulak of Taylorville; Preceded in death by one son and several brothers and sisters.

LARKIN, Charles R.; b. 13 May 1915, Tyoga, ND; d. 28 Apr 1979, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: Oak Grove Cem., Jerseyville, IL; WWII Veteran; M. Wanda Cummings on 23 Jun 1960; Fa.: Claude Larkin; Mo.: Cora McMurtee; Survived by his wife; two daughters; Mrs. Edward (Tammy) Fowler of Petersburg, MI and Trula Kay, at home; two stepdaughters: Cynthia Curley of Monroe, MI and Mary E. Walters of Petersburg, MI; a grandson and seven step grandchildren; three brothers and a sister: Harold of CA, John of WY, Darrell of NM and Mrs. Fay Mabie of WI.

LARKIN, Cora Mae (Birthright); b. 31 Oct 1899, Mt. Juliet, TN; d. 17 Oct 1978, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; M. Gilbert Larkin on 5 Jun 1919 in Nashville, TN, he died 11 Dec 1943; Fa.: William Birthright; Mo.: Julia Skulley; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Herschel (Fannie) Logdson of Beardstown and Mrs. John P. (Lillian) Veseling of Mt. Prospect; 11 grand and nine great-grandchildren; Preceded by a son: Gilbert B.

LARKIN, Nancy Jean (Stuart); b. 29 Nov 1942, Pontiac, MI; d. 20 Jan 1984, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Ottawa Park Cem., Waterford, MI; resident of Jacksonville; M. (Not stated); FA.: James W. Stuart; Mo.: Marilyn Glenn; Survived by her parents of Milford, MI; three children: William L. Larkin of San Antonio, TX, Mrs. Joe (Elizabeth) Kelly of Jacksonville and Michael G. Larkin of Triangle, Virginia; two grandchildren; Thomas Kelly of Jacksonville and Erin Larkin of San Antonio; one sister: Bonnie Rosenberg of Milford, MI; and a brother: James Robert Stuart of TX.

LARKIN, William "Harold"; b. 7 Apr 1916, Olman, MO; d. 4 Dec 1981, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; M. Willia Dean Nash (date & place not given); Fa.: William Edgar Larkin; Mo.: Zona Pearl Carty; Surviving are his wife; two sons: Richard and Ed Larkin of Beardstown; a daughter: Wanda Gail Larkin of Beardstown; a stepson: Charles McIntire of Ellington, MO; two brothers: Ralph Larkin of Cuba and Carter Larkin of Phoenix, AZ; a sister: Mrs. Wilma Santhiff of St. Louis; He was preceded in death by a brother: Robert; and a daughter: Brenda Dean Larkin.

LARSEN, William F.; b. 10 Nov 1896, Des Moines, IA; d. 7 Mar 1983, White Hall, IL; Bu.: (not given); resident of Roodhouse; M. (Not stated); Fa.: Huntz Larsen; Mo.: (not given); Survived by a niece: Elizabeth Page of Kampsville, with whom he made his home for many years; and two sisters: Anna Frances of Des Moines and Mabel of MI.

LARSON, Donald A.; b. 6 Mar 1924, Moline, IL; d. 19 Apr 1984, Iowa City, IA; Bu.: Mt. Sterling Cem.; Veteran; M. Lucy Pauline Katzenburger on 29 Jan 1949; Fa.: Albert T. Larson; Mo.: Anna G. Peterson; Surviving are his mother: Mrs. Anna Thomas of Mt. Sterling; two daughters: Mrs. Dale (Karen) Wolf of Normal and Mrs. Robert (Cindy) Evans of Jacksonville; and five grandchildren; Preceded in death by a son; Wife not stated as living or dead.

LARSON, Eva (Mason) Roach: b. 25 Oct 1894, Morgan Co., IL; d. 11 Apr 1994, Deer Park, TX; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; resident of Pasadena, TX; formerly of Jacksonville; M. (1) Carl Roach in 1927, he died 15 Jun 1928; (2) Morton Nels Larson (date & place not given), he died 28 Oct 1963; Fa.: George William Mason; Mo.: Elizabeth Carter; Survived by a son: Stanley E. (wife, Eleanor) Roach of Pasadena, TX; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by four brothers and two sisters.

LARSON, Harry F.; b. 29 Nov 1943, Springfield, IL; d. 20 Apr 1991, Springfield, IL: Bu.: Franklin Cem., Franklin, IL; resident of Springfield; M. Audrey Tannahill in Nov. 1980 at Springfield, IL; Fa.: Louie Larson; Mo.: (not stated); Survived by his wife; two sons: Rick and Carl Larson, both of Springfield; a stepson: Robert Thixton of Springfield; one half brother: John Larson of International Falls, MN; two half sisters: Sharon Allen of Gillespie and Marsha Larson of International Falls, MN; and two grandchildren.

LATSON, Nelle (Reaugh); b. 6 Oct 1889, Murrayville, IL; d. 21 Nov 1982, Denver, CO; Bu.: (cremated); resident of Denver; formerly of Jacksonville; M. John W. Larson on 17 Dec 1917 in Jacksonville, IL, he died in 1966; Fa.: William Thomas Reaugh; Mo.: Maude (maiden not given); Surviving are a son: John W. Larson Jr and a grandson: John W. Larson III, both of Denver, CO; Preceded in death by four sisters.

LASATER, Mary Ann (Strubinger); b. 22 Oct 1905, Pittsfield, IL; d. 21 Dec 1976, Pittsfield, IL: Bu.: Pittsfield West Cem.; M. (Not stated), he preceded her in death; Fa.: Thomas Strubinger; Mo.: Della Altizer; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Dorothy Lankford of North Hollywood, CA; one grandchild; and a brother: Thomas Strubinger of Ironton, MO.

LASCELLES, Frank B.; b. 10 Jun 1889, Mason Co., IL; d. 7 Jun 1977, Bath, IL: Bu.: Bath Cem.; resident of Bath, IL; M. Sara Louise Turner (date & place not given), she died in 1960; Fa.: Thomas Lascelles; Mo.: Charity Miller; Survived by these children: Frankie of Eugene, MO, Homer and Lyle, both of Bath, Charles and Melvin, both of Easton, Virgil of Martinsville, Mrs. Venus Barrett and Mrs. Wanda Blodgett, both of Havana; 32 grand and 51 great-grand and one great-great-grandchild; and two sisters: Elsie Myers of Pekin and Minnie Cadwalleder of Havana.

LASCELLES, Howard O.; b. 25 May 1909, Bath, IL; d. 30 May 1996, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Laurel Hill Cem., Havana, IL; resident of Havana; M. Clara Brownfield on 6 Feb 1939 in Palmyra, MO; Fa.: John Lascelles; Mo.: Minnie Unclebee; Survived by his wife; four daughters: Mrs. Frank (Sandra) May of Albuquerque, NM, Mrs. Richard (Sharon) Mills of Champaign, Mrs. Larry (Sheila) Markley of Hannibal, MO and Kim Lascelles of Springfield; six grand and four great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Viola Dixon of Havana and Ruth Russell of Havana; Preceded by one brother: Tom.

LASCELLES, Mary Irene (Brown); b. 17 Feb 1920, Bath, IL; d. 18 Oct 1995, Havana, IL; Bu.: Bath, IL; resident of Havana; M. Lloyd T. Lascelles on 12 Jun 1939 in Muscatine, IA, he died 1 May 1965; Fa.: Harrison Brown; Mo.: Susan Ketchum; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Frank (Margaret) Rosenberger of Havana and Mrs. Jim (Dorothy) Reed of Chandlerville; six grandchildren; and one great-grandson; Preceded by one sister: Marian Richard.

LASH, Margaret Ellen (Childers); b. 8 Nov 1894, Curran, IL; d. 15 Sep 1983, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Franklin Cem., Franklin, IL: resident of Franklin; M. John Louis Lash on11 Aug 1911, he died in 1948; Fa.: James Childers; Mo.: Louella Duewer; Surviving are three daughters: Florence Haley of Orlando, FL, Eva Flynn and Mary Bennett, both of Pekin; and seven sons: Charles of Franklin, Walter of Astoria, John Howard of Greenview, Jess of Loami, Dick of Denver, CO, Robert and Jim of Pekin; three sisters: Ruth Crawford of Jacksonville, June Hibelevaite of the state of WA, Mae Woods of Girard; one brother: John Childers of Versailles; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

LASHBROOK, Carl; b. 1 Aug 1905, Orange Co., IN; d. 18 Feb 1984, Rushville, IL: Bu.: Langford Cem., Schuyler Co., IL; resident of Mt. Sterling; FA.: (not stated); Mo.: Nora Maude Lashbrook; Survived by several cousins.

LASHBROOK, Flora M. (Lear); b. 18 Jul 1894, Versailles, IL; d. 2 Jun 1984, Rushville, IL: Bu.: Rushville Cem.; resident of Rushville; M. Earl Lashbrook on 15 Feb 1912 in Rushville, IL, he died 7 Dec 1964; Fa.: Alvin Lear; Mo.: Mae Long; Survived by four sons: Robert and Fred, Rushville, and Clyde and Richard, Beardstown; six daughters: Dora Hopkins, Lula Spies and Alta Claasen, all of Rushville, Ruth Wheelhouse, Galva, Bertha Johnson, Moline, and Nina Pauline Clong, East Moline; 59 grandchildren and numerous great and great-great-grandchildren; one brother: Richard Lear, Rock Island; and three sisters: Lula Irvin, Berry, Bernice Palmer of Astoria and Hildreth Stambaugh of Rock Island; Preceded in death by a son, four brothers and a sister.

LASHBROOK, G. Clarence; b. 14 Sep 1888, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 2 Jul 1981, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Industry Cem., Industry, IL; M. (1) Verna David (date & place not given), she died in 1958; (2) Stella Smith on 2 May 1958 in Jerseyville, IL; Fa.: George Lashbrook; Mo.: Mary Ingles; Surviving are his wife; two stepdaughters: Mrs. Ailene Ashcraft of Rushville and Lucille Swayze of Bonham, TX; five step grandchildren and several nieces and nephews; three brothers and six sisters preceded him in death.

LASHBROOK, J. Robert; b. 11 Apr 1915, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 9 Jan 1991, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Rushville City Cem.; M. Edna Abbott on 16 Jun 1937 in Bloomington, IL; Fa.: Earl Lashbrook; Mo.: Flora Lear; Survived by his wife; two sons: Larry Lashbrook and Keith Lashbrook, both of Rushville; two grandchildren: Derrick Lynn Lashbrook and Larry Doug Lashbrook, both of Rushville; three brothers: Clyde and Carl Lashbrook, both of Beardstown and Fred Lashbrook of Rushville; and six sisters: Bea Hopkins, Justine Sites and Mrs. George (Maroy) Claassen, all of Rushville, Mrs. Paul (Ruth) Wheelhouse of Galva, Grace Johnson and Pauline Clone; Preceded by two brothers: Wayne Lashbrook and George Andrew Lashbrook.

LASHBROOK, Leo; b. 4 Jun 1906, Orange Co., IN; d. 28 Oct 1989, Mt. Sterling, IL; Bu.: Benville Cem.; resident of Mt. Sterling; M. Rebecca Irene Kunkel on 31 Dec 1928, she died 14 Oct 1977; Fa.: Joseph H. Lashbrook; Mo.: Mary Etta Lashbrook; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Ted (Maxine) Gilbert of Columbus, IL and Mrs. Charles (Mary) Buxton of Mt. Sterling; two sons: Donald and Eldon Lashbrook, both of Mt. Sterling; 16 grand and 25 great-grandchildren; Preceded by three brothers and one sister.

LASHBROOK, Robert A.; b. 26 Mar 1917, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 28 Jun 1982, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Rushville Cem.; former sheriff of Schuyler Co., IL; M. Dixie Fletcher on 19 Jan 1973 in Hardin, IL; Fa.: Edward Lashbrook; Mo.: Pearl Miller; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Jackie Rebman of Rushville and Teresa Nowlin of Manito; four grandchildren; three stepsons: Stanley Briney of Bluff City, Mike Pazara of Havana and Tim Pazara of Rushville; and seven step-grandchildren; Preceded by a brother and a sister.

LASHBROOK, Stella (McDonald) Smith; b. 5 Feb 1905, Sullivan, IL; d. 13 Dec 1986, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Persinger Cem., south of Rushville, IL; resident of Rushville; M. (1) William H. Smith (date not given) in Sugar Grove, IL, he died 7 Dec 1944; (2) Clarence Lashbrook on 2 May 1958 in Jerseyville, IL, he died 2 Jul 1981; Fa.: Oscar McDonald; Mo.: Lillie Bell; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Lucille Peppler of Spring, TX and Mrs. Ailene Ashcraft of Rushville; five grand and eight great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Opal Hood of Moline and Maxine Gooden of Washington, IA; Preceded by one infant son; one great-grandson; and one brother.

LASHBROOK, Thomas N.; b. 7 Sep 1947, Beardstown, IL; d. 26 Jan 1987, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; Vietnam Marine Corps. Veteran; M. Betty (maiden not given) on 15 Dec 1971 in Beardstown, IL; Fa.: Richard Lashbrook; Mo.: Peggy Greathouse; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Debbie Ross and Jennifer Lashbrook, both of Beardstown; two sons: Greg Lashbrook of Beardstown and Tom Lashbrook of Springfield; two other sons by a previous marriage; paternal grandmother: Meta Lashbrook and maternal grandmother: Alfreda Tucker, both of Beardstown; two sisters: Diana Murray of Beardstown and Luann Dyche of Corpus Christi, TX; one brother: Rick of Springfield; two grandsons; several aunts, uncles and nieces.

LASHBROOK, Virginia "Betty" (McKinley); b. 1 Mar 1912, OK; d. 26 Jul 1991, Jacksonville, IL: Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; resident of Beardstown; M. Ed Lashbrook on 29 Jun 1935 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Luther McKinley; Mo.: Coralee Wells; Survived by her husband of Beardstown; three sons: Bill of San Antonio, TX, Allan of Oceanside, CA and Charles of Belleville; one daughter: Carol Hagener of Manteno; 13 grand and four great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Barbara Stock of Beardstown and Edna White of Lovington; Preceded by her parents; one daughter: Joyce Evelyn Smith; three sisters; and two brothers.

LASHBROOK, William Edward; b. 19 May 1909, Ripley, IL; d. 11 Jun 1993, Macomb, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; resident of Beardstown; M. Virginia McKinley on 29 Jun 1935 in Jacksonville, IL, she died 26 Jul 1991; FA.: Andrew Lashbrook; Mo.: Nancy Jane Booper; Survived by three sons: Bill of San Antonio, TX, Allan of Oceanside, CA and Charles of Belleville; one daughter: Carol Hagener of Manteno; 13 grand and four great-grandchildren; Preceded by one daughter; three brothers; and four sisters.

LASHMET, Audrey (Ring); b. 22 Sep 1906, Scott Co., IL; d. 13 Nov 1981, Jacksonville, IL: Bu.: St. Mark's Cem., Winchester, IL; M. Jonas Lashmet in 1926 at Murrayville, IL, he died in 1937; Fa.: William Ring; Mo.: Catherine Walsh; Survivors include five sons: Richard of Winchester, Jonas of New Lenox, Reginald of Beardstown, Donald, Catlin and Patrick of Decatur; 21 grand and five great-grandchildren; She was preceded n death by a son: Robert; a daughter: Mary Margaret; two half-brothers and two half-sisters.

LASHMET, Earle N.; b. 3 Sep 1900, Scott Co., IL; d. 21 Nov 1977, Glenview, IL; Bu.: Winchester, IL; resident of Evanston, IL; M. Sybil Smith (date & place not given), she died 12 May 1976; Fa.: Nicholas Lashmet; Mo.: B. Coffee; Survived by two grandchildren: Mary Hughes of OH and Robert Hughes of Las Vegas, NV; these sisters and a brother: Edwin at Ft. Myers, FL, Florence Schute of Chicago and Lillian Sherlock of Denver, CO; Preceded by a son: Rankin; two sisters; and a brother.

LASHMET, Fred Jr.; b. (not given), he was 61 years at death; d. 6 Nov 1987, Sikeston, MO; Bu.: Sikeston, MO; resident of Sikeston, MO; formerly of Winchester, IL; M. Dorothy (maiden, date & place not given); Fa.: Fred W. Lashmet; Mo.: (not given); Survived by his wife; his mother of Denver, CO; four sons, all of the Sikeston area; and several grandchildren; Relatives in this area include aunts: Mrs. Dwight E. Seymour and Lucille Oxley, both of Jacksonville; an uncle: Ray Lashmet of Jacksonville; and several cousins.

LASHMET, Ray Gene; b. 21 Nov 1905, Winchester, IL; d. 7 May 1996, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Ethel Antle (date & place not given), she died 4 Jul 1972; Fa.: Charles Lashmet; Mo.: Mary Ella Woodall; Survived by four sons: Ray (wife, Knoxine) Lashmet of Highland, CA, Jerry (wife, Barbara) Lashmet of Las Vegas, NV, Robert Lashmet of Jacksonville, Ronald (wife, Maxine) of Jacksonville; 10 grand and 11 great-grandchildren; Preceded by one granddaughter; two brothers: Fred and Joe Lashmet; and six sisters: Bessie Andell, Gertrude Barker, Lucille Oxley, Georgia Seymour and two infant sisters.

LASHMET, Scott; b. 13 Nov 1966, Joliet, IL; d. 21 Jul 1985, New Lenox, IL; Bu.: Mokena, IL; resident of New Lenox, IL; Fa.: Jonas Lashmet; Mo.: Shirley Yunker; Survived by his parents; a brother: Michael, at home; and four uncles: Dick Lashmet of Winchester, Reg Lashmet of Beardstown, Don Lashmet of Catlin and Pat Lashmet of Decatur.

LASHMET, Sybil Elizabeth (Smith); b. 3 Oct 1895; d. 12 May 1976, Evanston, IL; Bu.: Winchester City Cem.; resident of Evanston; formerly of Winchester, IL; M. Earle M. Lashmet (date & place not given); FA.; Daniel T. Smith; Mo.: Flora Rankin; Survived by her husband and two grandchildren; Preceded in death by a son.

LASHMET, William Richard "Dick"; b. 21 Jun 1927, Murrayville, IL; d. 11 Jun 1988, Springfield, IL; Bu.: St. Mark's Cem., Winchester, IL; WWII Navy Veteran and Korean War Army Veteran; resident of Winchester; M. Miriam Zook on 2 Jun 1948 in Galesburg, IL; Fa.: Jonas Lashmet; Mo.: Mary Audrey Ring; Survived by his wife; one son: Mark of Scottsdale, AZ; six daughters: Mrs. David (Kathryn) Hornbeek of Glendale, AZ, Mary Eddy of Las Vegas, NV, Michele Lashmet of Springfield, Mrs. William (Anita) Reed of Naples, FL, Mrs. Steve (Rita) Ator of Lisle and Angela Lashmet of Winchester; seven grandchildren; and four brothers: Jonas of New Lenox, Reginald of Beardstown, Don of Catlin and Pat of Decatur; Preceded by one brother: Robert, and one sister: Mary Margaret.

LASHMETT, James Jr.; b. 17 Dec 1923; d. 13 Feb 1992, Springfield, IL: Bu.: Winchester City Cem., Winchester, IL; resident of Winchester, IL; M. Marcella T. Taylor on 21 Apr 1946 in Winchester, IL; Fa.: James T. Lashmett; Mo.: Minnie Smith; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Cheryl Thomas and Christine Montgomery, both of Winchester; four grandchildren; six brothers: George, Dan, Larry and Warren Lashmett, all of Winchester, Jack of Jacksonville and William Lashmett of Babbitt, MN; and five sisters: Wilma Shumaker and Geraldine Hagans, both of Savoy, Carole Sellers and Linda Slagle, both of Winchester and Judy Patterson of Sioux City, IA; Preceded by one granddaughter and three infant children.

LASITER, Helen (McNeely); b. 7 Jul 1916, near Lynnville, IL; d. 12 Dec 1983, Granite City, IL; Bu.: Granite City, IL; resident of Granite City; M. Louis Lasiter (date & place not given), he preceded her in death; Fa.: H. V. McNeely; Mo.: (not given); Surviving is a daughter: Cindy Millsap; and a son: Mike Lasiter, both of Granite City; seven grandchildren; and the following brothers and sisters: Albert McNeely and Jack McNeely, both of rural Jacksonville, Viola Snyder of Jacksonville, Lois Kelly and Jeanne Scropos, both of Howe, IN.

LASITER, Louis P.; b. (not given), he was 67 years old at death; d. 4 Aug 1979, Granite City, IL; Bu.: Granite City area; resident of Granite City; M. Helen McNeely (date & place not given); Parents: (not given); Survived by his wife; two children; and several grandchildren; and a brother.

LASLEY, Flo (Copple); b. 14 Jan 1909, Dix, IL; d. 10 Jan 1993, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Reid Albert Lasley on 28 Jun 1930; Fa.: Birthel Copple; Mo.: Mayme Dickinson; Survived by two sons: Paul (wife, Shirley) Lasley of Jacksonville and David Lasley of Springfield; two daughters: Mrs. Larry (Barbara) Ing of Onancock, VA and Mrs. Robert (Joyce) Sooy of Murrayville; nine grand and 11 great-grandchildren; and one sister: Mrs. Eldon (Evelyn) Widner of Jacksonville; Preceded by one sister: Margaret Musgrave.

LASLEY, Ruby Irene (Billington); b. 23 Feb 1906, Adair Co., MO; d. 9 Dec 1981, Jacksonville, IL: Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL: M. Robert Lasley on 31 Oct 1927 in Ottumwa, IA, he died 15 May 1963; Fa.: J. V. Billington; Mo.: Margaret McKettrich; Surviving are a son: Robert J of Jacksonville and a brother: Verne Billington of Springdale, Ark.; two sisters preceded her in death.

LATHAM, Betty J. (Newberry) Simmons; b. 9 Sep 1931, Jacksonville, IL; d. 25 Jul 1992, Edwardsville, IL; Bu.: (body donated to science); resident of Alton; formerly of Winchester; M. (1) William D. Simmons on 12 Mar 1949; (2) Donald Latham (date & place not given); Fa.: Albert Z. Newberry; Mo.: Eileen B. McGlasson; Survived by two sons: William Craig Simmons of Mountsville, WV and Stanley Simmons of Salem; several grandchildren; two brothers: Elmer L of Alton and Albert Raymond Newberry of Winchester; four sisters: Mrs. Edward (Catherine) Henderson of Alton, Mrs. David (Mary) Wells of Godfrey, Mrs. Margie Miller of Fenton, MO and Mrs. Russell (Patricia) Nichols of Jacksonville; two aunts: Mrs. Clarice Brockhouse of Chapin and Mrs. Margaret Taylor of Springfield; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by her parents and one brother: Paul Newberry.

LATHOM, Patrick Davin "Pat"; b. 6 May 1917, Ashland, IL; d. 8 Dec 1993, Ashland, IL; Bu.: St. Augustine Cem., Ashland, IL; M. Wandalee M. Reiser on 27 Aug 1938 in Ashland, IL, she died 15 Oct 1978; Fa.: Luther Lathom; Mo.: Agnes Davin; Survived by two sons: Marty Lathom of rural Pleasant Plains and G. Thomas Lathom of Jacksonville, FL; two daughters: Mrs. Kenneth (Mary F.) Standley and Mrs. Norman (Ann) Alexander, both of Jacksonville; eight grand and four great-grandchildren; Preceded by a brother: Glen Edward Lathom.

LATHROP, Lloyd L.; b. 17 Jan 1907, Strawberry Point, IA; d. 12 Mar 1985, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Olin Cem., Olin, IA; resident of Meredosia; M. Norma Jurgensen on 27 May 1932 in Olin, IA; Fa.: Lloyd G. Lathrop; Mo.: Jennie Taylor; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Linda L. Hutton of Meredosia; two granddaughters: Mrs. Bruce (Angela) VanHyning of Spokane, WA, and Juna Hutton of Meredosia; one great-grandchild; Lindsey VanHyning of Spokane, WA; and one sister: Mrs. Ruby (Cora) Beneky of Hummestown, PA; Preceded by three brother sand twin grandsons.

LAUDER, Jesse S. (Frakes); b. 12 Oct 1918, Beardstown, IL; d. 14 Mar 1991, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Browning Cem., Browning, IL; resident of Beardstown; M. George Lauder on 14 Feb 1936 in Beardstown, IL, he died in 1962; Fa.: John Frakes; Mo.: Minnie Angel; Survived by one daughter: Jesse May Lauder; two sons: Robert and Russell William Lauder, both of Jacksonville; one sister: Pearl Durrell of Beardstown; one brother: Louis Frakes of Reeport, OR; and numerous nieces and nephews; Preceded by her parents and three sons.

LAUDERBACK, Glen; b. 28 Jul 1922, Beardstown, IL; d. 27 Nov 1987, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: St. John's Lutheran Cem., Beardstown, IL; WWII Army Veteran; resident of Beardstown; M. Dorothea Schaefer on 6 Jun 1948 in Beardstown, IL; Fa.: Marvin Hungerford; Mo.: Kathryn Schweer; Survived by his wife; his father of Beardstown; two sons: Robert of Beardstown and Jack of Loami; one daughter: Lisa Lippert of Beardstown; two brothers: Marvin Hungerford of Redlin, CA and Don Hungerford of Mercer Island, WA; six grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews; Preceded by his mother and one grandson.

LAUDERDALE, Robert L.; b. 27 Dec 1927, Glendale, IL; d. 25 Mar 1988, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Mt. Zion Cem.; resident of Springfield, IL; M. Melva Short on 17 Jul 1948 in Golconda, IL; Fa.: Roy Lauderdale Sr.; Mo.: Allie Robison; Survived by his wife; three sons: Richard of Edinburg, PA, Timothy of Mt. Pulaski and Berry of Springfield; seven daughters: Mrs. James (Linda) Solomon and Ms. Janet Van Fossan, both of Lake Worth, FL, Ms. Vivian Knapp and Ms. Rhoda Lauderdale, both of Springfield, and Mrs. Joseph (Marilyn) Piasecko, Ms. Cheryl Hauck and Mrs. Anthony (Violet) Procarione, all of Decatur; 12 grandchildren; a brother: Roy Lauderdale Jr of Vienna, IL; a sister: Mrs. Douglas (Mae) Wright of Dongola, an aunt, an uncle; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

LAUGHARN, James; b. 24 Jan 1934, Franklin, IL; d. 11 Dec 1996, San Jose, CA; Bu.; Waverly East Cem., Waverly, IL; resident of San Jose, CA; formerly of Waverly and Franklin areas; M. Patricia Hunt on 12 Jun 1954; Fa.: Lawrence Laugharn; Mo.: Ruby Henry; Survived by his wife; three sons: Gary of The Woodlands, TX, Rick of Tacoma, WA and Ned of San Jose, CA; one daughter: Julie Marotta of San Jose, CA; and eight grandchildren; Preceded by three brothers: Joe, Robert and Ned.

LAUGHARN, Joseph E.; b. 13 May 1939, Jacksonville, IL; d. 8 Aug 1989, St. Charles, MO; Bu.: Waverly East Cem., Waverly, IL; resident of St. Charles; formerly of Waverly; M. Janice Mason on 18 Mar 1962 in Iowa City, IA; FA.: Laurence Laugharn; Mo.: Ruby Henry; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Steven (Joni) King of Brentwood, MO; a son: Joel of College Station, TX; his mother: Ruby Laugharn of Waverly; two brothers: Robert of Waverly and James of San Jose, CA; and three grandchildren; Preceded by his father and a brother: Ned.

LAUGHARN, Laurence E.; b. 20 May 1907, Hartsburg, IL; d. 18 May 1988, rural Waverly, IL; Bu.: Waverly East Cem., Waverly, IL; M. Ruby Henry on 23 Apr 1925 in Pittsfield, IL; Fa.: Gary C. Laugharn; Mo.: Emma McManaway; Survived by his wife; three sons: Robert R of Waverly, James L of San Jose, CA and Joseph E of St. Charles, MO; one brother: Leslie of Pleasant Hill; 9 grand and 15 great-grandchildren; Preceded by a son: Ned; three sisters; and one brother.

LAUGHARN, Maude M. (Henry); b. 6 May 1901, Pleasant Hill, IL; d. 7 May 1986, Pleasant Hill, IL: Bu.: Crescent Heights Cem., Pleasant Hill, IL: M. J. L. Laugharn on 2 Mar 1940 in Pleasant Hill, IL; Fa.: John Henry; Mo: Delia Lewis; Survived by her husband; several nieces and nephews.

LAUGHARN, Robert Russell; b. 26 Oct 1930, Franklin, IL: d. 16 Apr 1995, rural Waverly, IL; Bu.: (not given); Korean War Navy Veteran; M. Mildred Dawson on 8 Apr 1994; Fa.: Lawrence E. Laugharn; Mo.: Ruby H. Henry; Survived by his wife; a stepson: Dave Ryan of Jacksonville; and a brother: James of San Jose, CA; Preceded by two brothers.

LAUGHARN, Ruby (Henry); b. 22 Apr 1907, near Nebo, IL; d. 15 Aug 1993, Jacksonville, IL: Bu.: Waverly East Cem., Waverly, IL; resident of Waverly; M. Laurence E. Laugharn on 27 Apr 1955 in Pittsfield, IL, he died 18 May 1988; Fa.: James Williams Jr.; Mo.: Effie M. Sutton Henry; Survived by two sons: Robert Laugharn of Waverly and James Laugharn of San Jose, CA; nine grand and 15 great-grandchildren; Preceded by two sons: Ned and Joseph Laugharn of Waverly; and two brothers: Neil and Russell Henry.

LAUGHARY, Cornelia (Standrige) Stone; b. 27 Mar 1914, Athensville, IL; d. 5 Dec 1987, Jacksonville, IL: Bu.: Athensville Cem.; resident of Jacksonville; M. (1) Russell Lee Stone in June 1931 at Jacksonville, IL, he died 9 Apr 1940; (2) (not stated); Fa.: Aron Standridge; Mo.: Nancy Edwards; Survived by one son: Gayle Stone of Sterling, VA; four daughters: Mrs. Stan (Imogene) Lovekamp of Jacksonville, Mrs. Jim (Wanda) Farrar of Irving, TX, Mrs. David (Claudena) Daniels of Manchester and Mrs. Jim (Joyce) Ward of Troy, OH; 21 grand and 17 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by one daughter: Rosemary; one grandchild and one son-in-law.

LAUGHARY, Ernest; b. 2 Jan 1902, Concord, IL; d. 4 Mar 1987, Jacksonville, IL: Bu.: Concord Cem., Concord, IL: resident of Waverly; M. Blanche Yeck on 30 Apr 1924; Fa.: William Laughary; Mo.: Mary Decker; Survived by his wife; three daughters: Mrs. Maurice (Fran) Mitchell of Waverly, Mrs. Carl (Ilene) Divjok of Auburn and Mrs. John (Millie) Boaton of Beardstown; one son: Joe Parlier of San Antonio, TX; six grand and seven great-grandchildren; two sisters: Gracy Laughary and Helen Kinsey, both of Beardstown; and two brothers: Earl and Darrold Laughary, both of Beardstown.

LAUGHARY, Otis E.; b. 1 Sep 1915, Morgan Co., IL; d. 18 Oct 1995, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Irene A. Leake on 27 Apr 1939 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Henry Laughary; Mo.: Myrtle Lyles; Survived by his wife; one son: Donald of Moreno Valley, CA; one daughter: Betty Law of Jacksonville; 13 grand and 30 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; three brothers: Carl of Decatur, Martin of Erie, PA an Chealsa of Claremore, OK; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by two sons: Robert Lee and Virgil; one daughter: Carolyn Laughary; two grandchildren; and several brothers and sisters.

LAUGHARY, Paul W.; b. 21 Nov 1906, Arenzville, IL; d. 19 Dec 1989, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL: M. Kathleen A. Ginder on 23 Jun 1939; Fa.: Walter Laughary; Mo.: Bessie Valery; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. John R. (Kay) Elliott Jr of Jacksonville; five grandchildren: Jeff, Greg, John Paul, Michelle and Mrs. Greg (Debra) Reif, all of Jacksonville; and one great-granddaughter: Miranda Kae Reif.

LAUGHARY, Robert J.; b. 16 Feb 1931, Beardstown, IL; d. Apr 1977, Denver, CO; Bu.: (Cremated) Beardstown City Cem.; Korean War Army Veteran; former resident of Beardstown; Fa.: J. R. "Randy" Laughary; Mo.: Frances Geils; Survived by his father of Beardstown; these brothers and sisters: Walter G. Laughary of Springfield, MA, Thomas G. Laughary of Beardstown, Mrs. David (Janice) Brasel of Worth, IL and Mrs. Edward (Jean) Schieferdecker of Brimfield, IL; Preceded by his mother.

LAUGHARY, Robert Lee; b. 16 Oct 1942, rural Jacksonville, IL; d. 22 May 1993, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. (Not stated); Fa.: Otis Laughary; Mo.: Irene Lake; Survived by his parents of Jacksonville; one daughter: Sherry Cozart of Beardstown; four granddaughters; one brother: Donald Laughary of Marino Valley, CA; one sister: Betty Law of Jacksonville; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by one son: Robert Lee Laughary, Jr; one brother: Virgil Laughary; and one sister: Carolyn Laughary.

LAUGHARY, Ronald Ernest; b. 26 Jul 1940, Jacksonville, IL; d. 8 Nov 1982, Tuscaloosa, AL; Bu.: Northport, AL; M. (Not stated); Fa.: (not stated); Mo.: Florence (maiden not given); A resident of Tuscaloosa, AL; formerly of Bluffs, IL: Surviving are his mother; Florence Jones, Jacksonville; a son: Ronald Jr., and three daughters: Debra, Teresa and Laura Beth Laughary, all of Ft. Madison, IA;

LAUGHARY, Stella G. (Rickey); b. 3 Aug 1892, Meredosia, IL; d. 7 Aug 1976, Jacksonville, Bu.: Concord Cem., Concord, IL; resident of Chapin; M. Frank Laughary (date & place not given), he died in 1970; FA.: Thomas Rickey; Mo.: Mae (maiden not given); Survived by the following children: Oleta, wife of Maurice Hayes of Jacksonville, Marvus, wife of Amos Johnson of rural Chapin and Melva Beaver of Chapin; nine grand and 18 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter; Preceded in death by a son: Woodrow; and a daughter: Dorla Simmons, the latter in 1975; The deceased was the last of five children;

LAUGHLIN, Michael O.; b. 30 Mar 1946, Ft. Wayne, IN; d. 22 May 1988, Carrollton, IL: Bu.: (cremated); resident of Carrollton; M. Beatrice Ann Tucker on 1 Mar 1969 in Carrollton, IL: Fa.: Orville Palmer Laughlin; MO.: Delores Shelby; Survived by his wife.

LAUHER, Helen O. (Crouse); b. 24 Dec 1909, east of Murrayville, IL: d. 21 Aug 1987, Arlington, WA; Bu.: Cypress Lawn Cem., Everett, WA; resident of Arlington, WA; M. (Not stated); Fa.: Ottie L. Crouse; Mo.: Lou Shumaker; Area relatives are Marie Busey and Gladys Mawson, both of Jacksonville, IL, Floy Scott of Jerseyville, Margaret Hanback of Yorkville and Georgia Covey of Peoria.

LAUNER, Berniece (Meyer); b. 4 Dec 1910, Beardstown, IL; d. 24 Sep 1987, Springfield, IL: Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL: resident of rural Modesto, IL; M. Marvin Launer on 14 Jun 1932 in Arenzville, IL; FA.: R. J. Meyer; Mo.: Martha Ring; Survived by her husband; two sons: James of Modesto and William of St. Charles, MO; four grandchildren; and one sister: Mrs. John (Alberta) Thompson of Jacksonville; Preceded by one brother: Opal Meyer.

LAUNER, Harvey; b. 2 Mar 1903; d. 13 Jan 1987, Springfield, IL; Bu.: St. Peter's Lutheran Cem., near Arenzville, IL; resident of Beardstown; M. Viola Dahman on 6 Dec 1925 near Arenzville, IL, she died in Nov. 1977; Fa.: Richard Launer; Mo.: Lydia Krohe; Survived by one son: Virgil of Washington, IL; three brothers: Marvin of Modesto, Earl and Gilbert, both of Beardstown; three sisters: Ruby Hacker of Jacksonville, Mrs. Ruth Spoon and Mrs. Violet Reichert, both of Beardstown; eight grand and two great-grandchildren; Preceded by three children and two brothers.

LAUNER, Martin T.; b. 28 Oct 1905, Clayton, IL; d. 21 Mar 1988, Girard, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; resident of rural Modesto, IL; M. Bernice Rose Meyer on 4 Jun 1932 in Arenzville, IL, she died 24 Sep 1987; Fa.: Richard Launer; Mo.: Lydia Krohe; Survived by two sons: James of Modesto and William of St. Charles, MO; four grandchildren; three sisters: Violet Reichert and Ruth Spoon, both of Beardstown and Ruby Hacker of Jacksonville; and two brothers: Gilbert and Earl, both of Beardstown.

LAUNER, Ralph; b. 18 Apr 1901, Cass Co., IL; d. 5 Sep 1978, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL: resident of Virginia; M. (1) Amanda Ring (date & place not given), she preceded him in death; (2) Beryl Milton (date & place not given); Fa.: Richard Launer; Mo.: Lydia Krohe; Survived by his wife; four children: Mrs. Vernon (Joanne) Anderson, Mrs. Lewis (Jane) Webster Jr., Virginia; Mrs. Leland (Norma) Sweatman and Ernest Launer, all of Virginia; a stepson: Donald Milton of Modesto; 14 grand, two step grand and three great-grandchildren; four brothers: Gilbert, Harvey and Earl Launer, all of Beardstown, and Marvin Launer of Modesto; three sisters: Mrs. Violet Reichert of beardstown, Mrs. Ruth Spoon of Meredosia and Mrs. Ruby Hacker of Jacksonville; preceded by a brother.

LAUNER, Roger W. "Hermie"; b. 6 Apr 1941, Beardstown, IL; d. 12 Jul 1989, west of Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; Army Veteran; M. (Not stated); Fa.: Everett Launer; Mo.: Margaret Rhineberger; Survived by his mother of rural Virginia; a daughter: Corinda Launer of Beardstown; a brother: Cleon of rural Virginia; and a sister: Rita Fay Schroll of Springfield; Preceded by his father and one sister: Linda Lou.

LAUNER, Verna Beryl Milton; b. 9 Apr 1904, Leroy, IL: d. 29 Oct 1986, Virginia, IL; Bu.: Oak Grove Cem., Leroy, IL; M. (1) Clifford Milton (date & place not given), he died in 1950; (2) Ralph Launer in 1976, he died in 1978; Parents: (not given); Survived by a daughter-in-law: Mrs. John (Lucille) Hadley of Fairfield; a step-son: Ernest Launer of Virginia; three step-daughters; Mrs. Vernon (Joann) Anderson, Mrs. Lewis (Jane) Webster Jr and Mrs. Leland (Norma) Sweatman, all of Virginia; and two grandsons.

LAUNIUS, Paul; b. 5 Jul 1902, Aiken, IL; d. 3 Aug 1986, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL: resident of Jacksonville; M. Zelma Taylor Walker on 16 Aug 1964 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: James Launius; Mo.: Ursula Summers; Survived by his wife; the following step-children: Shirley Spradlin of Decatur, Joyce Acree of Crystal, MN, Mildred Bryant of Jacksonville, John R. Walker of Tilden and Mrs. Larry (Judy) Long of White Hall; 19 step-grandchildren; eight step-great-grandchildren; and the following brothers and sisters: Flossie Overturf of Benton, Gladys Doty of Gary, IN, Joe of Benton, Genevieve Sniderwin of Marion, Crystal Rice of West Frankfort and James of Oxville, TN.

LAURENT, Dr. Eugene M.; b. 7 Apr 1929, Newark, NJ; d. 18 Apr 1985, Rochester, MN; Bu.: (not given); Navy Veteran; M. Lorraine Truscott on 17 Feb 1951 in Nashville, TN; resident of Jacksonville since 1966; Fa.: George J. Laurent; Mo.: Lylyon Land; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Sylvia Anderson of Chicago and Pamela Laurent, University of IL in Champaign; one step-brother: George Laurent of Wrightstown, PA; and one stepsister: Mrs. Laney Laessle of CA; Preceded by one son: Tillard Laurent.

LAURENT, Lorraine (Truscott); b. 23 Aug 1925, Argentina; d. 15 May 1991, San Diego, CA; Bu.: (not given); resident of Oak Park, IL; formerly of Jacksonville; M. Eugene Martin Laurent on 17 Feb 1951 in Nashville, TN, he died 18 Apr 1985; Fa.: Rev. Basil Reginald Truscott; Mo.: Annie Fryer; Survived by two daughters: Sylvia Laurent Soland of Coronado, CA and Pamela Laurent Gregory of Hamburg, Germany; and one infant granddaughter: Lorraine Ann Soland; Preceded by a son: Tillard in 1976.

LAURENT, Tillard; b. 13 Apr 1952, Norristown, PA; d. 17 Jul 1976, Odessa, TX; Bu.: (cremated); a former resident of Jacksonville; Fa.; Dr. Eugene Laurent; Mo.: (not stated); Survived by his parents; two sisters: Sylvia and Pamela of Jacksonville; his maternal grandmother: Mrs. Basil R. Truscott of Penney Farms, FL.

LAURIE, Mary L. (Chapman); b. 4 May 1913, Down, IL; d. 6 Nov 1976, Peoria, IL; Bu.: Oakwood Cem., Greenfield, IL: former resident of Greenfield; M. John H. Laurie in 1937 at St. Louis, MO, he died in 1968; Fa.: Fred Chapman; Mo.: Myrtle Hart; Survived by these children: John of Hampton, VA, Fred and Elizabeth Huff, both of Peoria, Donn Poneliet of NJ, Frances Grieser of Washington, IL and Robert Mangold of East Peoria; 11 grandchildren.

LAVELLE, Neoma (Cain); b. 29 Aug 1904, Monticello, MO; d. 13 Jan 1982, Ft. Madison, IA; Bu.: Ft. Madison, IA; M. Hugh O. Lavelle on 21 Sep 1929 in Ewing, MO; Fa.: Anthony Cain; Mo.: Ella Morrow; Survivors include two sons: Thomas LaVelle of Pontoosuc and Jerry LaVelle of Niota, and four daughters: Mrs. Robert (Jean) Schneider of Ft. Madison, Mrs. Jack (Stella) Smith of St. Charles, MO, Mrs. Charles (Dorothy) Menge of Arenzville, and Mrs. Everett (Alice) Gabel of Donnellson, IA; 25 grand and 12 great-grandchildren; preceded in death by one sister.

LAVERY, Ruth G. (Kingsley); b. 28 May 1890; d. 16 Jan 1982, Merrillville, IN; Bu.: Calvary Cem.; resident of Merrillville, IN; moved from Jacksonville to Bloomington in 1948 and later to Oak Brook; resident of Merrillville last seven months; M. Harry D. Lavery on 27 Dec 1921, he died in Dec. 1956; Fa.: John E. Kingsley; Mo.: Rosa E. Cain; Survivors include two sons: Harry D., Chicago and John R., Oak Brook, IL; two daughters: Claire Lavery, Merced, CA and Mrs. Ben (Mary) Milbrath, Merrillville; and 10 grandchildren; Preceded in death by two brothers: Dr. A. C. Kingsley and Arthur L. Kingsley, and a sister: Anna M. Kingsley.

LAW, Christina (Wagner); b. 29 Apr 1919, Mt. Sterling, IL; d. 30 May 1981, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling Catholic Cem.; resident of Beardstown; M. Otis Law on 19 Nov 1938 in Palmyra, MO; Fa.: Jacob Wagner; Mo.: Susie Mallory; Survived by her husband; two daughters: Mrs. Harold (Nancy Sue) Seinworth of San Mateo, CA and Mrs. Thomas (Judy) Nolan of Beardstown; two sons: David of Washington and Danny of Eureka; and eight grandchildren.

LAW, Mildred A. (Stephenson); b. 6 Jun 1911, Brown Co., I; d. 21 Mar 1987, Quincy, IL; Bu.: Hersman Cem., near Mt. Sterling, IL; resident of Mt. Sterling; M. Delbert Law on 29 Sep 1929 in Boone Co., IL, he died 4 Dec 1967; Fa.: George Stephenson; Mo.: Minnie Dobbs; Survived by three daughters: Mrs. Joanne Miller of Mt. Sterling, Mrs. Marilyn Petri of Rushville and Ernestine Gerula of Chatham; three sons: Dale of Quincy, David of Astoria and Thomas of Decatur; 14 grand and 19 great-grandchildren; Preceded by one brother and one grandson.

LAWBER, Clyde F.; b. 8 Nov 1903, Ursa, IL; d. 19 Mar 1995, Griggsville, IL: Bu.: McCord Cem., Perry, IL; resident of Griggsville; M. Minnie Turner on 13 Sep 1927 in Warrenton, MO, she died 24 May 1988; Fa.: Joseph Albert Lawber; Mo.: Margaret Jane Charters; Survived by two sons: Harold "Bud" Lawber and Dean Lawber, both of Griggsville; six grand, eight great-grand and two great-great-grandchildren; three brothers: Guy Lawber of New Salem and Lloyd and Carl Lawber, both of Pittsfield; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by his parents; one daughter: Clara Louise Lawber; one sister: Viola Gerard; and two brothers: George and Merle Lawber.

LAWBER, J. Merle; b. 24 Nov 1910, Adams Co., IL; d. 18 Dec 1988, Pittsfield, IL: Bu.: Pittsfield West Cem.; M. (1) Helen D. Constable in Apr, 1933; (2) Fern K. Davis on 29 Mar 1981 in Pittsfield, IL: Fa.: Joseph Albert Lawber; Mo.: Margaret Charters; Survived by his wife; two sons: Lyle L. Lawber of St. Louis and Joseph "Ed" Lawber of Quincy; a daughter: Mrs. John (Linda) Allensworth of Davenport, IA; eight grand and 13 great-grandchildren; and four brothers: Clyde of Griggsville, Guy of New Salem, Walter L of Pittsfield and Carl of Perry; Preceded by two brothers: George and Arthur; and a sister: Viola Gerard.

LAWBER, Mary E. (Woosley); b. 20 Nov 1918, Barry, IL; d. 3 Jan 1996, Pittsfield, IL: Bu.: Griggsville, IL; resident of Pittsfield; formerly of Griggsville; M. George G. Lawber on 17 Aug 1957 in Palmyra, MO, he died 23 Jul 1980; Fa.: Fred Woosley; MO.: Ruth Huffman; Survived by three brothers-in-law: Carl and Lloyd Lawber, both of Pittsfield, and Guy Lawber of New Salem; and several cousins.

LAWBER, Minnie (Turner); b. 14 Apr 1906, Perry, IL; d. 24 May 1988, Barry, IL: Bu.: (cremated); resident of Griggsville; M. Clyde Lawber on 13 Sep 1927 in Warrenton, MO; Fa.: George Turner; Mo.: Hattie Pouder; Survived by her husband; two sons: Harold "Bud" Lawber and Dean Lawber, both of Griggsville; six grand and six great-grandchildren; Preceded by a daughter: Clara Louise Lawber; three brothers: Charles, Mervin and Fred Turner; and three sisters: Myrian Fowler, Ruth Copeland and Laura Six.

LAWBER, Ruth (Harrison); b. 16 Mar 1913, New Canton, IL; d. 8 Jul 1992, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Pittsfield West Cem., Pittsfield, IL; resident of New Salem, IL; M. Guy Lawber on 27 Jun 1932 in Pittsfield, IL; Fa.: William Harrison; Mo.: Mary (maiden not given); Survived by her husband; two sons: Raymond of Bluffs and Wayne of Baylis; one daughter: Nina Johnson of Pittsfield; eight grand, two step grand, 12 great-grand and two step-great-grandchildren; two brothers; Fred Harrison of Quincy and Tommy Harrison of TX; and three sisters: Almeda McLaughlin of Barry and Edna Howell and Audrey Reynolds, both of CA; Preceded by one great-grandson and three brothers.

LAWBER, Velma (Colvin); b. 31 Jan 1922, Jacksonville, IL; d. 24 Sep 1992, Jacksonville, IL: Bu.: Pittsfield West Cem.; resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Pittsfield; M. (Not stated); FA.: Harold Colvin; MO.: Grace Scott; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Ronald (Donna Jean) Coultas of Pittsfield and Debbie Romano of Jacksonville; one son: Lloyd E. Lawber of Pittsfield; four grand and three great-grandchildren; one sister: Dorothy Bowdish of Lombar; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews; Preceded by her parents; one sister: Kay Scully; and one brother: Roy Scott Jr.

LAWLER, Arthur Russell; b. 24 Dec 1902, Brown Co., IL; d. 1 May 1977, Washington, DC; Bu.: Mt. Sterling Catholic Cem.; Fa.: Arthur W. Lawler; Mo.: Margarey Maher; Survived by a niece; Mrs. Margaret Rahestraw of Washington, DC.

LAWLER, Bertha (Jones); b. 22 May 1908, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 28 Dec 1991, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Palm Cem., west of Rushville, IL: resident of Rushville; M. Lonnie Lawler on 27 Sep 1932 in Monmouth, IL, he died 10 Apr 1984; Fa.: Albert Jones; Mo.: Edith Markee; Survived by a daughter: Alberta Billingsly of Camden, MO; two grand and six great-grandchildren; one brother: Carl Jones of Escondido, CA; and three sisters; Helen Elliott of Frederick, Lelia Skiles of Virden and Dorothy Stephens of Alamo, TX; Preceded by a brother and a sister.

LAWLER, E. Marie (Barton); b. 9 Sep 1903, Kansas City, MO; d. 13 Sep 1995, Oregon, IL; Bu.: Rushville City Cem.; resident of Rushville; M. F. Eugene Lawler in 1934 at Rushville, IL, he died in 1950; Fa.: John L. Barton; Mo.: Nellie Lawler; Survived by a daughter: Betty (husband, Donald) Pazera of Oregon, IL; and one grandson.

LAWLER, John William; b. 8 Jun 1899, Frederick, IL; d. 12 Dec 1995, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; resident of Beardstown; M. (1) Minnie Beard in 1923 at Rushville, IL, she died in July 1951; (2) Isabel Evans in Sept. 1952 at Beardstown; Fa.: Edward J. Lawler; Mo.: Linnie Dunlap; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. John (Hannah) Hackman of Beardstown and Mrs. William L. (Elizabeth) Summey of Ft. Collins, CO; eight grand and six great-grandchildren; Preceded by one son: Richard L. Lawler.

LAWLER, Lonnie; b. 16 Dec 1900, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 10 Apr 1984, Springfield, IL; Bu.; Palm Cem., Rushville, IL; resident of Rushville; M. Bertha Jones on 27 Sep 1832 in Monmouth, IL; Fa.: William Henry Lawler; Mo.: Annie Tharp; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Alberta Billingsley, Camden; two grand and three great-grandchildren; and a sister: Mrs. Iva Reische, Rushville; Preceded in death by a brother and a sister.

LAWLER, Robert E. Jr.; b. 27 Dec 1914, Bainbridge, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 11 Mar 1995, rural Rushville, IL; Bu.: (not given); M. Ruby M. Hickerson on 1 Feb 1943 in Rushville, IL, she died 27 Jul 1978; Fa.: Robert E. Lawler Sr.; Mo.: Grace A. Hood; Survived by one stepdaughter: Suzanne Avery of Rushville; two sisters: Maurine Hyde of Sheboygan, WI and Geraldine Kirk of Yuba City, CA; two brothers: David W. Lawler of East Flat Rock, NC and Richard D. Lawler of Mendota; two step granddaughters; and one step-great-grandson; Preceded by one brother: John Hugh Lawler; and four sisters: Violet Lawler, Mary Melby Ader, Imogene Pepple and Jessie Willard.

LAWLER, Ruby M. (Hickerson); b. 14 May 1912, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 27 Jul 1978, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Rushville Cem., Rushville, IL; resident of Rushville; M. Robert E. Lawler Jr. (date & place not given); Fa.: William B. Hickerson; Mo.: Josephine Turner; Survived by her husband; a daughter: Mrs. Suzanne Avery of Browning; two grandchildren; a brother: John Hickerson of Burlington, IA; a sister: Mrs. Blanche Riggall of Rushville; Preceded by a sister.

LAWLER, Wilhelmina M. (Nordsiek); b. 20 Jan 1915, near Beardstown, IL; d. 12 Oct 1990, Hendersonville, NC; Bu.: St. Peter's Lutheran Cem., near Arenzville, IL; resident of East Flat Rock, NC; M. David W. Lawler on 6 Dec 1941; Fa.: Henry Nordsiek; Mo.: Mary Ring; Survived by her husband; three brothers: Floyd Nordsiek of Pleasant Plains, Dr. Paul K. Nordsiek of Jacksonville, FL and Harold Nordsiek of Beardstown; two sisters: Bernite Winkelman of Plano and Katherine Ditzert of Jacksonville; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by one brother.

LAWLER, William O.; b. 31 Jan 1926, Rushville, IL; d. 24 Jan 1986, Rushville, IL: Bu.: (cremated); WWII Navy Veteran; M. Lois Rusch in Las Vegas, NV (date not given), she died 19 Oct 1977; Fa.: Owen A. Lawler; Mo.: Grace Rittenhouse; Survived by one sister: Mrs. Virgie Wilson of Rushville; two half-brothers: Marvin Ambrosius of Ft. Worth, TX and Don Ambrosius of Gardena, CA; and a half-sister: Mrs. Maxine Alvarez of Rushville.

LAWLESS, Blanche E. (Adcock); b. 15 Feb 1901, Warren Co., IL; d. 20 Oct 1988, Quincy, IL; Bu.: Quincy Memorial Park, Quincy, IL; resident of Mt. Sterling, IL; M. John Quincy Lawless on 9 Nov 1933 in Decatur, IL, he died 25 Jul 1984; FA.: Notley Thomas Adcock; Mo.: Mary Druscilla (maiden not given); Survived by a daughter: Carolyn Lawless of Mt. Sterling; a sister: Frances Broderick of South Charleston, WV; and ten nieces and nephews; Preceded by four brothers and two sisters; (She published a book: "A Family History, Adcock, John of Buckingham County, Virginia. Some of the Descendants with Lateral Lines: Christian, McMurtry, Robertson, Ingersol, etc.").

LAWLESS, Edward J.; b. 4 Apr 1910, Winchester, IL; d. 6 Nov 1984, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Rose Lawn Memorial Garden Cem., Bethalto, IL; resident of Jacksonville; M. Pauline (maiden, date & place not given); Fa.: Michael Lawless; Mo.: Nanie Alice (maiden not given); Survived by his wife and three sons by a previous marriage.

LAWLESS, Eugene; b. 9 Jun 1916; d. 3 Aug 1977, Glendora, CA; Bu.: CA; resident of CA; formerly of Scott Co., IL; M. Mercedes Taigo (date & place not given); FA.: Michael Lawless; Mo.: Alice Howell; Survived by his wife; the following children: Eugene Michael, Mrs. Wayne (Carole) Calhoun and Mrs. Gary (Susan) Briggs, all of CA, and Kathleen, Steven and Sharon, all at home; the following brothers and sisters: Richard of Arkansas, David of FL, Ed and Robert, both of Jacksonville; Sister Michael Marie of Murphysboro, Mrs. Sophia Zachary of New Berlin and Mrs. Vern (Blanche) Thomas of Jacksonville; Preceded by a brother and a sister.

LAWLESS, James T.; b. 22 Dec 1895, Scott Co., IL; d. 22 Apr 1977, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: St. Bartholomew Catholic Cem., Murrayville, IL; WWI Army Veteran; resident of Murrayville; M. Monica Riley (date & place not given); Fa.: James D. Lawless; Mo.: Ellen Jordan; Survived by his wife; these children: Donald of Murrayville and Edward of Kansas City, MO; nine grandchildren; and a brother: Joe Lawless of Jacksonville; Preceded by a son, a brother and seven sisters.

LAWLESS, John Quincy; b. 7 Feb 1901, Coatsburg, IL; d. 25 Jul 1984, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Quincy Memorial Park, Quincy, IL; resident of Mt. Sterling; M. Blanche Elizabeth Adcock on 9 Nov 1933 in Decatur, IL; Fa.: William Benton Lawless; Mo.: Edna Virginia Aaron; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Carolyn Lawless of Mt. Sterling; and several cousins.

LAWLESS, Joseph Francis; b. 1 Apr 1898, Scott Co., IL; d. 13 Dec 1993, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: St. Bartholomew Catholic Cem., Murrayville, IL; resident of Jacksonville; M. Edith Flynn on 11 Jan 1928 in Murrayville, IL; Fa.: James D. Lawless; Mo.: Ellen Jordan; Survived by his wife; a son: Joseph F. Lawless Jr. of Jacksonville; four daughters: Mrs. John E. (Marianne) Kaufmann of Jacksonville, Sister Mary Albert O.P. of Springfield, Sister Mary Rene, O.P. of LaOroya, Peru, South America and Sister Patricia Lawless of Cambridge, NY; seven grand and seven great-grandchildren; He was the last remaining of 13 children.

LAWLESS, Sister Michael Marie; b. 14 Nov 1903, East St. Louis, IL; d. 31 Jul 1992, Ruma, IL; Bu.; Provincial Motherhouse Cem., Ruma, IL; a former resident of Winchester; born Catherine Lawless; Fa.: Michael David Lawless; Mo.: Alice (maiden not given); Survived by two brothers: David Lawless of FL and Robert Lawless of Jacksonville; one sister: Sophie Zachery of New Berlin; and many nieces, nephews and cousins; Preceded by four brothers: Richard, Thomas, Edward and Eugene Lawless; and two sisters: Blanche Thomas and Gertrude Lawless, who died in infancy.

LAWLESS, Monica E. (Riley); b. 4 May 1899, Morgan Co., IL; d. 19 Sep 1988, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: St. Bartholomew Cem., Murrayville, IL; resident of Murrayville; M. James T. Lawless on 28 Feb 1925 in Murrayville, IL, he died 22 Apr 1977; Fa.: Michael E. Riley; Mo.: Margaret Begnel; Survived by two sons: Donald Lawless of Murrayville and Edward Lawless of Kansas City, MO; eight grandchildren; two sisters: Marie McAsey of Joliet and Ann Price of St. Louis, MO; and eight nieces and nephews; Preceded by a son: Paul; a grandchild; and three brothers: Edward, Joseph and Vincent Riley.

LAWLESS, Patricia Marie (Cooney); b. 13 Jun 1931, Jacksonville, IL; d. 18 Apr 1990; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Paul T. Lawless in Sept. 1957 at Jacksonville, IL, he died in 1966; Fa.: Harold Cooney; Mo.: Mae Owens; Survived by her mother of Jacksonville; two daughters; Julie Erin Lawless of Kansas City, MO and Paul Susan Lawless of Jacksonville; a son: James Owen Lawless of Carbondale; a brother: Harold Thomas Cooney of Jacksonville; two sisters: Mrs. Dan (Mildred) Haney of Springfield and Mrs. Jim (Jan) Meyer of Jacksonville.

LAWLESS, Paul D.; b. 3 Jun 1968, Kansas City, MO; d. 15 Mar 1979, Kansas City, MO; Bu.: St. Bartholomew Catholic Cem., Murrayville, IL; resident of Kansas City, MO; Fa.: Edward W. Lawless; Mo.: Virginia Fulton; Survived by his parents; a sister: Donna; and four brothers: Kevin, Vincent, Sean and Patrick, all at home; grandmothers: Mrs. Monica Lawless of Murrayville and Mrs. Nora Fulton of Woodland Hills, CA; preceded by a grandfather: James Lawless.

LAWRENCE, Coil E.; b. 13 Apr 1914, Bytheville, Ark.; d. 2 Jan 1983, near Naples, IL; Bu.: Green Cem., near Bluffs, IL; resident of Bluffs; M. Marcella Albers in 1935; Fa.: Addison Lawrence; Mo.: Addie Patterson; Survived by his wife and several nieces and nephews; Preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.

LAWRENCE, Frank E.; b. 1 Jan 1919, Fayette, AL; d. 12 Aug 1977, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Jacksonville East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. (not stated); Fa.: O. C. Lawrence; Mo.: Lydia Beard; Survived by his mother of South Bend, IN; two sons: Frank Jr. and David, both of Jacksonville; two daughters: Oradell Lawrence and Mrs. Earline Quentin, both of St. Louis; two sisters: Mrs. Callie M. Pulliam of South Bend, IN and Mrs. Dorothy King of Chicago; and three brothers: James of Los Angeles, Thomas E. of Portage, MI and M.C. of Jacksonville; twelve grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

LAWRENCE, Marie (Koehler); b. 28 Sep 1901, Franklin, IL; d. 16 Jan 1979, New Berlin, IL; Bu.: Woodwreath Cem., Island Grove, IL; resident of New Berlin, IL; M. Warren "Jack" Lawrence on 21 Oct 1919 in Springfield, IL; Fa.: Lee Koehler; Mo.: Viola Brown; Survived by three sisters: Mrs. Edna Goodman of Springfield, Mrs. Josephine Thureson of Bloomingfield, MI and Mrs. Ann Hunt of Garland, TX; one brother: Lee Koehler of East Peoria; several nieces and nephews; Preceded by one brother: Paul V. Koehler; and two sisters: Zelda O. Burgess and Helen Houston.

LAWSHE, Catherine (Seymour); b. 17 Apr 1937, Franklin, IL; d. 6 Nov 1993, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. (not stated); Fa.: Dwight E. Seymour; Mo.: Georgia L. Lashmet; Survived by her mother of Jacksonville; one son: David (wife, Linda) Lawshe of Bethalto; two grandchildren; five brothers: Keith (wife, Alberta) Seymour of Jacksonville, Charles W. (wife, Edema) Seymour of San Bernardino, CA, H. Dean (wife, Ruth) of Alton and H. Gene (wife, Ava) Seymour and Fred L. (wife, Susie), both of Godfrey; and two sisters: Mrs. Kenneth (Norma) Duncan of Carbondale and Mrs. Harold Lloyd (Bette) Clarkson of Godfrey; Preceded by her father.

LAWSHE, Frances Leland "Panny" (Hamilton); b. 7 Aug 1910, Cucamonga, CA; d. 14 May 1984, Jacksonville, IL: Bu.: Hillcrest Cem., rural Bluffs, IL; resident of Winchester; formerly of Ottawa; M. henry Lawshe on 18 Jan 1935 in Los Angeles, CA, he died in 1974; Fa.: Hugh Hamilton; Mo.: Phebe Cope; Survived by a son: Henry Lawshe, Jr. of Kalispell, MT; a daughter: Mrs. Pat (Phebe "Muffet") Lashmet of Decatur; and ten grandchildren; Preceded by two brothers.

LAWSHE, Henry L.; b. 1 Jan 1935, Los Angeles, CA; d. 5 Jun 1993, Cheyenne, WY; Bu.: (not given); resident of Kalispell, MT; formerly of the Winchester, IL area; M. Pat (maiden, date & place not given); Fa.: Henry F. Lawshe; Mo.: Frances L. Hamilton; Survived by his wife; five children in Kalispell, MT; and a son: David Lawshe of Bethalto; four grandchildren; and a sister: Phebe Lashmet of Decatur.

LAWSHE, Jay Earl; b. (not given); d. 31 Mar 1983, New York City, NY; Bu.: Hillcrest Cem., near Bluffs, IL; M. (not given); Parents: (not given); resident of NY; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Del Benedict of McLean and Mrs. Lloyd Rubin of New Canaan, CT; and one grandson; He was a brother-in-law of Mrs. Henry Lawshe of Winchester.

LAWSON, Adeline P. (Bennett) Warmoth; b. 25 May 1907, Athens, IL; d. 27 Feb 1983, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. (1) Jones S. Warmoth (date & place not given); (2) James C. Lawson on 18 Jul 1972 in Bowling Green, MO; Parents: (not given); Surviving are her husband; a daughter: Mrs. John A. (Louise) Kelly of Jacksonville; two granddaughters: Patricia and Tammy Kelly, both of Jacksonville; a brother: C. W. Bennett of Bethalto; and numerous nieces and nephews; Preceded in death by her first husband and a brother.

LAWSON, Andrew; b. 20 Dec 1911, Scott Co., IL; d. 18 Jun 1988, Jerseyville, IL; Bu.: Manchester Cem., Manchester, IL; resident of Jerseyville; M. Margaret J. Sipes on 17 Nov 1934 in Scott Co., IL, she died 7 Oct 1982; Fa.: Harry Lawson; Mo.: Alice Suter; Survived by three daughters: Lucille Newingham, Jeanette Boston and Judy Reese, all of Jerseyville; eight grand and 12 great-grandchildren; one brother: James Lawson of Jacksonville; three sisters: Mary Preston of Jacksonville, Sadie Evans of Bethalto and Stella Daniel of White Hall; Preceded by two brothers: Charles and George; and one sister: Melissa Lawson.

LAWSON, Anna (Gregory); b. 23 Nov 1912, d. 4 Apr 1976, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Jacksonville East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Everett Lawson (date & place not given), he preceded her in death; Fa.: George Gregory; Mo.: (not given); No survivors listed in the obit.

LAWSON, Cline D.; b. 12 Sep 1909, Roodhouse, IL; d. 22 Sep 1986, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Fernwood Cem., Roodhouse, IL; WWII Navy Veteran; resident of Roodhouse; M. Lucille Spangenberg on 28 Apr 1932 in Winchester, IL; Fa.: Roy L. Lawson; Mo.: Grace Matthews; Survived by his wife; one son: Richard S. of Springfield; three grandchildren; and one sister: Aileene Bishop of North Ft. Myers, FL; Preceded in death by one son.

LAWSON, Emma (Thompson); b. 20 Mar 1906, Louisville, IL; d. 23 Jan 1986, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; resident of Beardstown; M. Warren Lawson in 1927 at Virginia, IL, he died in May 1972; Fa.: John Thompson; Mo.: Ellen Robinson; Survived by a daughter: Viola Lancaster of Beardstown; a son: Donald Lawson of Beardstown; six grand and 8 great-grandchildren; three sisters: Mrs. Edna Hill of Pekin, Mrs. Minnie Rohn of Hershman and Mrs. Laura Clauson of Pontiac, MI; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by a son and two brothers.

LAWSON, Ercil; b. 1 Mar 1896, Exeter, IL; d. 19 May 1978, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Winchester City Cem., Winchester, IL; WWI Army Veteran; resident of Winchester; M. Macel Townsend on 30 Oct 1922 in Springfield, IL; Fa.: John Lawson; Mo.: Melissa Mains; Survived by his wife; a brother: Jess Lawson of MO; and two sisters: Mrs. Daisy Brown of Jacksonville and Mrs. Annis Grady of Exeter; Preceded by four brothers.

LAWSON, Ernest A. "Gus"; b. 2 Feb 1908, Roodhouse, IL; d. 21 May 1993, White Hall, IL; Bu.: Manchester Cem., Manchester, IL; resident of White Hall, IL; M. C. Eva Herron on 27 Jan 1930 in Venice, IL; FA.: August Lawson; Mo.: Nellie Preston; Survived by his wife of Murrayville; three daughters: Mrs. Harold (Jane) McMillen of Manchester, Mrs. Robert (Bonnie) Martin of Woodson and Mrs. Paul (Lila) Myers of St. George, UT; one brother: Adrain Lawson of NC; 13 grand and 17 great-grandchildren; Preceded by one sister: Hazel Fiest; one half-brother: Bernard; and two half-sisters: Velma and Juanita Furgerson.

LAWSON, Eunice Illa (Smith); b. 17 Jun 1903, Chambersburg, IL; d. 8 Apr 1977, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Manchester Cem., Manchester, IL; M. Jesse Frederick Lawson in 1937, he died 27 May 1971; Fa.: Valentine Smith; Mo.: Elizabeth Taylor; Survived by three daughters: Mrs. Don (Lila) Hazel of Jacksonville, Mrs. Gerald (Elaine) Wetzel, of Jacksonville, and Mrs. Howard (Donna) McGlasson of Plainview, IL; 11 grandchildren; Preceded by a son: Jesse Jr.

LAWSON, Fletcher Edwin "Brother"; b. 9 Jan 1926, Hillview, IL; d. 21 Dec 1992, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Pine Tree Cem., Patterson, IL; WWII Navy Veteran; resident of Hillview, IL; M. Ramona Jean O'Neil on 22 Aug 1945 in White Hall, IL, she died 5 Mar 1988; FA.: Fletcher E. Lawson Sr.; Mo.: Josephine M. Newingham; Survived by four sons: Eddie Lawson of White Hall, and Chris Lawson, Ricky Lawson and Timmy Lawson, all of Hillview; six grandchildren; one great-grandson; seven sisters; Lillie Bunch of Virden, Florence Elliott of Winchester, Virginia Long of Waverly, Jeanette Ruyle of Carrollton, Lois Angenendt of Hillview, Nadine Leonard of Brighton and Janet Caulfield of Ft. Myers, FL; and three brothers: Otto Lawson of Murrayville, Everett Lawson of Miami Beach, FL and Lloyd Lawson of Bunker Hill.

LAWSON, George "Joe"; b. 28 Aug 1916, Murrayville, IL; d. 19 Jan 1993, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Manchester Cem., Manchester, IL; WWII Air Force Veteran; M. Pauline Naas on 13 Apr 1951 in Belleville, IL; Fa.: Frank Lawson; Mo.: Stella Lovell; Survived by his wife; one son: Larry E. (wife, Deborah) Lawson of Princeton; three granddaughters; two grandsons; one brother: Wilburn Lawson of Manchester; and two sisters: Mrs. Howard (Vera) Million of Roodhouse and Juanita Snyder of Naperville; Preceded by one son: J. Norman Lawson; one brother: Ralph Lawson; and two sisters: Margaret McGee and Vivian Lawson.

LAWSON, Howard Lee; b. 23 Jun 1904, White Hall, IL; d. 31 Dec 1991, White Hall, IL; Bu.: White Hall Cem.; Fa.: L. L. Lawson; Mo.: Mary Elizabeth Pinkerton; Survived by two sisters: Marcella Roberts of Fairview and Helen Rehmus of Troy, MO; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by his parents; and one sister: Bernadine Hall.

LAWSON, Hubert Dean; b. 1 Jun 1920, Scott Co., IL; d. 25 Jan 1990, rural Winchester, IL; Bu.: Winchester City Cem., Winchester, IL; WWII Army Veteran; M. Esther Allen on 22 Mar 1942 in Los Lunas, NM; Fa.: Hubert Antone Lawson; Mo.: Cecil Evans; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Donald (Janet Carol) Smith of Abbingdon; two grandchildren: Scott and Stephanie Smith; and a sister: Maxine Walker of Winchester; Preceded by two sisters: Cleo Haven and Ruby Angelo.

LAWSON, James C.; b. 18 Sep 1900, Scott Co., IL; d. 8 Sep 1989, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. (1) Mary Bigby on 23 Dec 1919, she died 18 Sep 1969; (2) Adeline P. Warmoth on 18 Jul 1972, she died 27 Feb 1983; Fa.: Harry Lawson; Mo.: Alice Jeanette Suter; Survived by a stepdaughter: Mrs. John A. (Louise) Kelly of Jacksonville; two step-granddaughters: Mrs. James (Patty) Currence of Wichita Falls, TX and Mrs. Reginald (Tammy) Allan of Normal; one step-great-granddaughter; three sisters: Mary Preston of Jacksonville, Stella Daniels of White Hall and Mrs. Claude (Sadie) Evans of Bethalto; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by three brothers and one sister.

LAWSON, John W.; b. 20 May 1898, Manchester, IL; d. 1 Sep 1985, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Manchester Cem., Manchester, IL; resident of Jacksonville; M. (1) Pauline Lyles in Oct. 1925 at Winchester, IL, she died in Oct. 1958; (2) Mary Roberts in Oct. 1971; Fa.: Fred Lawson; Mo.: Elizabeth Bunch; Survived by his wife; three sons: John W. Jr. of Cromwell, CT, Fred and Raymond of Jacksonville; two daughters: Mrs. Wanda Brogdon of Riverside, CA and Marjorie Lawson of Jacksonville; two sisters: Sadie Hazel of Jacksonville and Eva Little of Roodhouse; 11 grand and eight great-grandchildren; Preceded by a son, a daughter and two brothers.

LAWSON, Lawrence E.; b. 25 Sep 1924, near Manchester, IL; d. 4 Sep 1996, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: (cremated); M. Daisy Lomelino on 5 Jan 1942 in New London, MO; Fa.: Wiley Lee Lawson; Mo.: Eva Myrtle Spencer; Survived by his wife; two sons: Lawrence(wife, Joyce) Lawson of Tucson, AZ and Keith A. Lawson of Jacksonville; two granddaughters; four sisters: Mrs. John (Edna) Hammond, Thelma McCartney, Mrs. James (Roma Jean) Hosp and Delores Dwyer, all of Jacksonville; and one brother; James Oliver Lawson of Bakersfield, CA; Preceded by one grandson; one sister: Janice Lumkular; and two brothers: Glenn and Jackie Lee Lawson.

LAWSON, Macel (Townsend); b. 5 Feb 1898, Scott Co., IL; d. 17 Jun 1981, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Winchester City Cem., Winchester, IL; M. Ercil Lawson on 1922, he preceded her in death; Fa.: George Townsend; Mo.: Annette Welch; Survived by a foster-sister: Catherine Daniels of White Hall; three nieces: Mrs. Harold (Edna) Lewey of Jacksonville, Mrs. William (Nancy) Mathews of White Hall, Mrs. Bob (Alice Kay) Elam of Beardstown; and two nephews: Bill Floyd of Jacksonville and Tom Floyd of Bluffs.

LAWSON, Melissa Jane; b. 27 Jul 1898, Scott Co., IL; d. 18 Sep 1985, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Manchester Cem., Manchester, IL; Fa.: Harry Lawson; Mo.: Alice Suter; Survived by three sisters: Sadie Evans of Bethalto, Stella Daniel of White Hall and Mary Preston of Jacksonville; two brothers: James Lawson of Jacksonville and Andrew Lawson of Jerseyville; and several nieces and nephews; Precede d in death by two brothers.

LAWSON, Margaret J. (Sipes); b. 26 Nov 1911, Roodhouse, IL; d. 7 Oct 1982, Richmond Heights, MO; Bu.: Manchester Cem., Manchester, IL; M. Andrew Lawson (date & place not given); Fa.: Herman Sipes; Mo.: Fanny Whitaker; Surviving are her husband; three daughters: Lucille Newingham, Jeanette Boston and Judy Reese, all of Jerseyville; eight grand and five great-grandchildren; two brothers: Elmer Sipes of Patterson and George Sipes of Springfield; a sister: Martha Cooper of White Hall; Preceded in death by two brothers.

LAWSON, Melanie Sue; b. 13 Apr 1982, Chandlerville, IL; d. 28 Apr 1982, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Manchester Cem., Manchester, IL; Fa.: Ross Lawson; Mo.: Tidy Hanson; Surviving are her parents; a half-brother: Brian Andrew Lawson; a half-sister: Jennifer Gale Lawson; maternal grandmother: Mrs. Martha Hanson of Springfield; paternal grandmother: Mrs. Ella Powell of White Hall.

LAWSON, Minnie M.; b. 22 Apr 1937, Hillview, IL; d. 21 Mar 1995, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Fernwood Cem., Roodhouse, IL; Fa.: Charles H. Lawson; Mo.: Alice Monroe; Survived by one son: David Lee Herring of AZ; one grandson; one brother: Clyde Lawson of Jacksonville; one half-brother: Richard Settles of Wood River; three sisters: Mabel McGlasson of Jacksonville, Mrs. Robert (JoAnn) Barrow of Hanna City and Mrs. Eric (Kathy) Tweedt of Long Beach, CA; Preceded by her parents, four brothers and one sister.

LAWSON, Naomi Ruth (LeFever); b. 9 Apr 1910, Meredosia, IL; d. 14 Dec 1985, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Winchester City Cem., Winchester, IL; M. George Lawson on 31 Mar 1933 in Quincy, IL; Fa.: Harry LeFever; Mo.: Minnie Yeakel; Survived by her husband; three daughters: Mrs. Jack (Kay) Lawless and Donna Lawson, both of Winchester and Mrs. Alvin (Vicki) Werries of Jacksonville; two sons: Tom of Harvel and Ken of Winchester; two sisters: Mrs. Caroline Anderson of Cottage Hills and Mrs. Rachael Clark of Meredosia; and 12 grandchildren.

LAWSON, Opal (Edwards); b. 11 Jun 1905, Scott Co., IL; d. 24 Oct 1993, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Manchester Cem., Manchester, IL; M. Vernon Lawson on 5 Oct 1921 in Bowling Green, MO, he died 6 Sep 1972; Fa.: James Alonzo Edwards; Mo.: Ella Crabtree; Survived by two sons: Robert of Manchester and Harold Eugene of Jacksonville; one daughter: Edna May McKinney of Jacksonville; 13 grand, 10 great-grand and three great-great-grandchildren; and one half-brother: Paul Wayne Edwards of Sumpter, SC; Preceded by one son: Russell; two daughters: Dorothy Horrighs and Margaret Ridings; two brothers: and two sisters.

LAWSON, Orville S.; b. 29 Jan 1921, Coolwater, KS; d. 27 Oct 1990, Louisiana, MO; Bu.: Miller Cem., Atlas, IL; WWII Army Veteran; resident of Rockport, IL; M. E. Marie Marshall on 31 May 1942 in Bowling Green MO; Fa.: Elmer A. Lawson; Mo.: Elsie Mae Groutte; Survived by his wife; one son: Phillip Lawson of Rockport; two daughters: Mrs. Carroll Gene (Diana) Forgy and Reba Lawson, both of Rockport; six grandchildren: Tice and Travis Forgy, Brandi and Neali Clendenny, and Tamara and Nichole Lawson; two brothers: David Lawson of Ft. Wayne, IN and Bobby Joe Lawson of Washington, NC; two sisters: Debbie Conwell of Zionsville, IN and Lois Stikeleather of Richmond, IN; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by a sister: Ilene; one infant son in 1947; and one nephew: Doug Graham.

LAWSON, Pansy Jane (Gregory); b. 20 Apr 1903, Scott Co., IL; d. 2 Nov 1987, Decatur, IL; Bu.: (not given); a former resident of Exeter; M. Bert Lawson in 1923, he died in 1975; FA.: George Gregory; Mo.: Rose Hubberling; Survived by one son: John H. of Exeter; one daughter: Mrs. William (Ola) Sutton of Decatur; four grand and three great-grandchildren; two brothers and one sister: Virgil, Phillip and Nina; Preceded by a son: Bert Jr.; three sisters; and two brothers.

LAWSON, Ramona J. (O'Neil); b. 12 Sep 1928, East Alton, IL; d. 5 Mar 1988, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Pine Tree Cem., Patterson, IL; resident of Hillview; M. Fletcher Lawson on 22 Aug 1945 in White Hall, IL; Fa.: Michael O'Neil; Mo.: Coleta Mae Ashley; Survived by her husband; four sons: Eddie of White Hall and Chris, Rickey and Timmy, all of Hillview; and five grandchildren.

LAWSON, Raymond; b. 24 Jan 1950, Jacksonville, IL; d. 19 Aug 1992, Springfield, IL: Bu.: Roselawn Memorial Park, Springfield, IL; M. Shirley Jane Givens on 22 Sep 1979; FA.: Vernon Lawson; Mo.: Ella White; Survived by his wife; his mother: Ella Powell of White Hall; two sons: Robert Miller of Springfield and Gene Miller of Decatur; two daughters: Giner Abernathy of La Center, KY and Michelle Miller of Springfield; two grandchildren; two sisters: Edna McKenney of Jacksonville and Dorothy Horrighs of Springfield; four brothers: Richard of Murrayville, Ross of Petersburg, Gene of Jacksonville and Robert Lawson of Manchester; and several nieces, nephews and cousins; Preceded by his father and one brother: Russell.

LAWSON, Richard W.; b. 7 Feb 1952, Murrayville, IL; d. 17 Oct 1994, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Manchester Cem., Manchester, IL; resident of Murrayville; Fa.: Vernon Lawson; Mo.: Ella White Powell; Survived by his mother of White Hall; one brother: Ross Lawson of Petersburg; two half-brothers: Robert Lawson of Manchester and Harold Lawson of Jacksonville; and one half-sister: Edna McKinnon of Jacksonville; Preceded by one brother: Raymond Lawson; one half-brother: Russell Lawson; and two half-sisters: Margaret Ridings and Dorothy Horreigh.

LAWSON, Ronnie Lee; b. 5 Oct 1939, Roodhouse, IL; d. 27 May 1992, Roodhouse, IL; Bu.: Pine Tree Cem., near Patterson, IL; Navy Veteran; M. (not stated); FA.: Charles A. Lawson; Mo.: Virginia F. Tucker; Survived by two daughters: Sherrie Douglas of Ft. Myers, FL and Crystal Kleidon of White Hall; one son: Craig Lawson of White Hall; two grandchildren; one sister: Lila Daum of Carrollton; one half-sister: Joyce Scheffel of Brighton; three brothers: Jerry of Roodhouse, Roger of Jacksonville, FL and Robin of Henderson, KY; and one half-brother: Mike Alred of Jacksonville, FL; Preceded by one brother: Galen.

LAWSON, Russell L.; b. near Manchester, IL; d. 6 Mar 1986, West Suffield, CT; Bu.: CT; WWII Air Force Veteran; M. Clair (maiden, date & place not given); Fa.: (not stated); Mo.: Opal (maiden not given); Survived by his mother of Jacksonville; his wife; two daughters: Gail and Lois; and two sons: Donald and David, all of Connecticut; two brothers: Bob Lawson of Manchester and Gene Lawson of Jacksonville; and three sisters: Dorothy Horrighs of Springfield, Margaret Ridings of Roodhouse and Edna McKinney of Jacksonville.

LAWSON, Thelma I. (Camerer); b. 8 Sep 1912, Walkerville, IL; d. 26 Jan 1995, White Hall, IL; bu.: Walkerville Cem., Walkerville, IL; resident of White Hall; M. Paul Lawson on 21 Apr 1930 in Bowling Green, MO, he died 25 Jan 1989; FA.: Walter Camerer; Mo.: Sarah Buchanan; Survived by a son: Robert (wife, Marjorie) Lawson of rural Hillview; two daughters: Mrs. Gerald (Junia) Day of Winchester and Mrs. Austin (Shelby) Robards of White Hall; eight grand and 11 great-grandchildren; and one sister: Opal Pruitt of Carrollton; Preceded by one son: Alfred Corneal Lawson; three brothers; and six sisters.

LAWSON, Tina Lynn; b. 2 May 1968, Hannibal, MO; d. 30 Jun 1996, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Benville Cem., rural Mt. Sterling, IL; resident of Beardstown; Fa.: Ralph C. Lawson Jr.; Mo.: Sharon K. Kirk; Survived by her parents of Beardstown; three grandparents: Marjorie Kirk of Mt. Sterling and Ralph Sr. and Barbara Lawson of Arenzville; three great-grandparents: Mary McIntire and Lloyd Lawber, both of Pittsfield, and Ilene Daniels of Arenzville; and one sister: Mrs. Bobby Lee (Rebecca Sue) Saylor of Beardstown; Preceded by a grandfather: W. J. Kirk Sr.; and three great-grandparents: Henry McIntire, Goldie Kirk and Reeson Daniels.

LAWSON, W. Paul "Smoky"; b. 25 Jun 1910, Walkerville, IL; d. 25 Jan 1989, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Walkerville Cem.; resident of White Hall; M. Thelma Camerer on 21 Apr 1930; Fa.: Clyde Lawson; Mo.: Birdie Smith; Survived by his wife; a son: Robert Lawson of Walkerville; two daughters: Mrs. Gerald (Junia) Day of Winchester and Mrs. Austin (Shelby) Robard of White Hall; eight grand and seven great-grandchildren; and a sister: Edna Moore of Jacksonville; Preceded by a son: Alfred; a brother: Glenn; and a sister: Ada Rose.

LAWSON, William Arthur; b. 21 Dec 1912, Scott Co., IL; d. 1 Jul 1987, Pittsfield, IL: Bu.: (not given); resident of Griggsville, IL; M. Helen Catherine Kriegler on 18 Jun 1940 in Palmyra, MO; Fa.: Albert Lawson; Mo.: Mary Hayes; Survived by his wife; the following children: Mrs. Lyndle (Dolores) Main of Griggsville, Don Lawson of Griggsville, Billy Lawson of Chambersburg, Dick Lawson of Loraine, Mrs. Jim (Connie) Manker of Chambersburg, Mrs. Dean (Carol) Crear of Gunnison, CO, Brice Lawson of Griggsville and Jack Lawson of Chambersburg; 17 grandchildren; a brother: George Lawson of Winchester; and a half-sister: Mrs. Robert (Alberta) Downey of Chambersburg; Preceded by a son: Jeffrey; a brother: Leonard; and a sister: Rose Groce.

LAWTON, Shirley Ann (Sanders); b. 11 Mar 1926, Concord, IL; d. 3 Dec 1976, Decatur, IL; Bu.: (cremated); resident of Moweaqua, IL; M. Robert Lawton on 5 Jan 1952 in Carrollton, IL; Fa.: James Sanders; Mo.: Gladys Moore; Survived by her husband; one daughter: Cassandra, a student at S.I.U. at Carbondale; one son: Kevin, at home; her mother of Waverly; and two sisters: Mrs. Nyle (Helen) Strowmatt of Franklin and Mrs. John (Eleanor) Adrian of Kingsport, TN.

LAX, Johanna (Hodges); b. (not given), she was 37 years of age at death; d. 19 Aug 1979, Roselle, IL; Bu.: the Chicago area; a former Jacksonville resident; M. (not stated); Parents: (not stated); Survived by her husband; three children; her mother: Mrs. Louise Hodges, a former teacher at Murrayville; a sister: Mrs. Gary Little of Canton; and a brother: John Hodges of the state of VA.

LAYCOCK, Faye (Whitaker) Taylor; b. 18 Jun 1889, Hettick, IL; d. 30 Mar 1977, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Charity Baptist Church Cem., near Carlinville, IL; resident of Jacksonville; M. (1) Earl Taylor (date & place not given); (2) Charles Laycock (date & place not given), he died 10 Jun 1975; Fa.: Frank Whitaker; Mo.: Louella Sells; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Earl (Dolores) Floreth of Jacksonville and Mrs. Geraldine Price of Florissant, MO; a step-daughter: Eileen Miller of Irving, TX; a son: Wilbur F. Taylor of Winchester; a step-son: Harold Laycock of Alton; six grand, three step-grand and four great-great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Mrs. Fern Holder of Springfield and Mrs. Hazel Ruble of New Berlin; Preceded by a brother.

LAYCOCK, Nora Mae (Plowman); b. 25 Dec 1891, Virden, IL; d. 14 Mar 1982, Carlinville, IL; Bu.: Oak Hill Cem., Palmyra, IL; resident of Palmyra; M. Claude Laycock (date & place not given), he died in 1966; Fa.: Samuel Plowman; Mo.: Jennie Stone; Survivors include a daughter: Bertha Crawford, Modesto; two sons: Donald and Leroy, both of Hemet, CA; nine grand, 19 great-grand and nine great-great-grandchildren; Preceded in death by two sons, two brothers and a sister.

LAYTON, Troy Dean; b. 16 Feb 1962, Havana, IL; d. 17 Mar 1978, south of Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem., resident of Beardstown; Fa.: Leslie Layton; Mo.: Carol Cohee; Survived by a brother: Tony, at home; his paternal grandmother: Mrs. Dorothy Schlosser of Aberdeen, SD; his maternal grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. James R. Cohee of Havana; an aunt; and an uncle.

LAYTON, William O.; b. 21 May 1923, Potomac, IL; d. 23 Nov 1991, Pearl, IL; Bu.: Green Pond Cem., near Pearl, IL; WWII Air Force Veteran; M. Beverly Ann Hatton on 6 Jan 1968 in Melvin, IL; FA.: Elmer Layton; Mo.: Evelyn Howell; Survived by his wife; three daughters: Jeanette Howland of Taylorville, Debora Buchanan of Kampsville and Brenda Layton of Quincy; three grandchildren; three brothers: John and Bob Layton, both of FL and Jack Layton of IN; and one sister: Theoral Iwonac of NC.

LAYEL, May Frances (Green); b. 21 Jul 1884, Walkerville, IL; d. 5 Jul 1977, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Walkerville Cem.; resident of Hillview, IL; M. George S. Layel (date & place not given);, he died in Apr. 1959; Fa.: John Green; Mo.: Eliza Jane Ballard; Survived by these children: Ruby Layel and Arnet Layel, both of Jacksonville and Mrs. Liberty Southerland of Pueblo, CO; nine grand and nine great-grandchildren; Preceded by one daughter and one sister.

LAZENBY, George W.; b. 1 Jul 1897, Lynnville, IL; d. 28 Jan 1977, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Jacksonville, IL; WWI Veteran; M. Anna L. Dollear on 11 Feb 1946; Fa.: Charles Lazenby; Mo.: Mary Murgatroyd; Survived by his wife; two sisters: Mrs. Albert (Martha) Todd and Mrs. Edward (Rose) Ferguson, both of Jacksonville; a number of nieces and nephews; Preceded by three sisters and a brother.

LAZZELL, LaVeta (Wittekiend); b. 29 Sep 1906, Barry, IL; d. 28 May 1991, Effingham, IL; Bu.: Park Lawn Cem., Barry, IL; a former resident of Pike Co., IL; M. Frank Abe Lazzell on 12 Dec 1950 in Pittsfield, IL, he died 13 Oct 1971; Fa.: John Wittekiend; Mo.: Josephine Wheeler; Survived by one son: Kenneth F. Wittekiend of Plano, TX; four grand and 11 great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Mrs. Ladell (Shirley) Tittsworth and Mrs. Chester (Carrie) Whitten, both of Barry; Preceded by two brothers, one sister and one son.

LEACH, Edward Thomas; b. 7 Jul 1912, near Riggston, Scott Co., IL; d. 7 Feb 1986, rural Winchester, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; resident of Winchester; M. Lucille Sevier on 26 Aug 1950 in Casper, WY; Fa.: Edward T. Leach; Mo.: Martha Ellen Hardwick; Survived by his wife; a sister: Martha Hart of Aurora, CO; a niece and a nephew; Preceded by three sisters.

LEACH, Howard Allan; b. 26 Aug 1909, Chesterfield, IL; d. 16 Nov 1992, Carlinville, IL; Bu.: Chesterfield Cem.; M. Anna May Rigsbey on 29 Apr 1933 in Chesterfield, IL; Fa.: Frank B. Leach; Mo.: Clara Corbin; Survived by his wife; two sons: James F. Leach of Chesterfield and Robert Leach of Hanau, Germany; two granddaughters; one sister: Nancy Barr of Chillicothe; two brothers: John C. Leach of Gillespie and Edwin C. Leach of Carlinville; and several nieces, nephews and cousins; Preceded by one sister: Clara Belle Leach.

LEACH, Joan (Camp); b. 12 Aug 1933, Maroa, IL; d. 22 Oct 1994, Morgan Co., IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Robert W. Leach on 4 Sep 1955 in Decatur, IL; Fa.: Samuel Camp; Mo.: Madge Crane; Survived by her husband; one daughter: Mrs. Jamie "Cindy" Potter of Jacksonville; two sons: Mark (wife, Debbie) of Geneso and Jeff Leach (wife, Ellen) of Jacksonville; six grandchildren; five sisters: Mrs. Everett (Stella) Brown of Warrensburg, Mrs. Donald (Nina) Donahower of Arlington, TX, Maribel Curry of Bloomington, Mrs. Joe (Ruth) Slabaugh of Normal and Guyneith Fox of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; and two brothers: Robert Camp (wife, Vandy) of Normal and Larry Camp (wife, Jan) of Decatur; Preceded by two brothers: Samuel and Leland.

LEACH, LeRoy E.; b. 22 Feb 1918, Springfield, IL; d. 28 Nov 1982, Virden, IL; bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Army WWII Veteran; M. Roena Holloway on 15 Apr 1940 in Bowling Green, MO; Fa.: Leroy Leach; Mo.: Daisy Nelms; Surviving are his wife; one son: Edward A. Leach of Jacksonville; four grandchildren: Bethany, Rebecca, Brett and Sara Leach, all of Jacksonville; several brothers and sisters, including Donald and Virgil, both of Springfield, Eleanor Conrady of Sherman, and Raymond D. and Vivian DeGeer, both of New Orleans, LA; Preceded in death by two brothers.

LEACH, Lucille (Sevier); b. 26 Nov 1916, Waverly, IL; d. 3 Sep 1987, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; resident of Jacksonville; formerly of the Riggston area; M. Edward T. Leach on 26 Aug 1950, he died 8 Feb 1986; Fa.: John W. Sevier; Mo.: Genevieve Peebles; Survived by one sister: Catherine Sevier of Peoria; three nephews; and one niece; Preceded by her parents and one sister.

LEACH, Mark C.; b. 2 Aug 1888, Rushville, IL; d. 2 Nov 1982, Rushville, IL; bu.: Rushville City Cem.; M. Lillian Taylor on 22 Nov 1917 in Rushville, IL, she died 27 Jan 1970; Army WWI Veteran; Fa.: Warren R. Leach; Mo.: Mollie McCreery; Survived by one brother: Lawrence of Ashland, WI and one cousin: Miss Margaret McCreery of Rushville; Preceded in death by one daughter: Helen.

LEACH, Roena Mae (Holloway); b. 10 May 1919, Winchester, IL; d. 12 Mar 1995, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. LeRoy E. Leach on 15 Apr 1940 in Bowling Green, MO, he preceded her in death; Fa.: Ora Lee Holloway; Mo.: Kate Perry; Survived by a son: Edward A. (wife, Mary) Leach of Jacksonville; five grandchildren; one great-grandson: and four sisters; Mrs. Chalmer (Fern) Harrell of Jacksonville, Frieda Bates of Jacksonville, Eileen Arthalony of Jacksonville and Mrs. Stan (Lucille) Laycock of Palm Springs, CA; Preceded by two brothers: Earl and Ray Holloway; and two sisters: Elsie Smith and Louise Fanning.

LEACH, Walter W.; b. 6 Feb 1930; Vermont, IL; d. 23 Mar 1985, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Rushville Cem.; Korean War Army Veteran; M. Virginia Surratt on 22 Oct 1951 in Nashua, IA; Fa.: James Leach; Mo.: Addie Phillips; Survived by his wife; three daughters: Mrs. Dale (Donna) Mustread and Ms. Carol Mustread, both of Rushville, Mrs. Huey (Linda) Cain of Carmi, IL; two sons: Walter "Bud" Leach of Chester and Danny H. Leach of Lockport; three sisters: Mrs. Gilbert (Verda) Sullivan of Rushville, Mrs. Glenn (Nina) Burklund of Moline, Mrs. Dale (Letha) Brinton of Huron, Tn; one brother: James Leach Jr. of East Moline; and 10 grandchildren; Preceded by an infant son, four sisters and three brothers.

LEADILL, Ernest Sr.; b. 7 Oct 1914, Franklin, IL; d. 15 Nov 1979, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Franklin Cem., Franklin, IL; WWII Veteran; M. Gertrude Witham on 15 Aug 1935; Fa.: Harry Leadill; Mo.: Minnie (maiden not given); Survived by his wife; one son: Ernest Jr. of Franklin; two granddaughters: Tracy and Tamula; two brothers: Henry of Jacksonville and Raymond of Jacksonville; and one sister: Mrs. John (Freda) Childers of Versailles.

LEADILL, Henry James; b. 2 Jan 1910, District of Scarborough, County of York, England; d. 29 Aug 1990, Springfield, IL: bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; resident of Jacksonville; M. (not stated); Fa.: Harry Leadill; Mo.: Minnie Stonehouse; Survived by one son: Donald of Morton; one daughter: Mrs. Russell (Jeanette) Flagg of rural Pleasant Plains; seven grand and eight great-grandchildren; one brother: Raymond of Jacksonville; and one sister: Mrs. John (Freda) Childers of Versailles; Preceded by his parents; one daughter: Lois Hovey; one brother: Ernest; and one granddaughter: Rachelle Marr.

LEADILL, Leta "Skeet" (Hart); b. 7 Sep 1904, Modesto, IL; d. 16 Aug 1984, Virden, IL; Bu.: Virden Cem.; M. Thomas B. Leadill on 15 Jan 1928 in Springfield, IL, he died in 1971; Fa.: Lawrence Hart; Mo.: Anna Turner; Survived by a sister: Lucille Conlee of Modesto; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded in death by three brothers.

LEAHR,, Berlin "Bert"; b. 16 Jun 1924, Chambersburg, IL; d. 25 Jul 1996, Springfield, IL: bu.: Laurel Hill Cem., Havana, IL"; resident of Springfield; formerly of Havana; Fa.: Irvin Leahr; Mo.: Mabel Marie Christison; Survived by one sister: Evelyn Downs of Monticello; one brother: James of Davenport, IA; two nieces; and two nephews; Preceded by several great-nephews.

LEAHR, Betty Jo (Moore); b. 26 Nov 1936, near Griggsville, IL; d. 28 Aug 1996, Pittsfield, IL: Bu.: McCord Cem., Perry, IL; resident of Chambersburg; M. Myron Leahr on 31 Jul 1955 in Griggsville, IL; Fa.: Reacie Moore; Mo.: Eva Higdon; Survived by her husband; her mother of Griggsville; a son: Mike Leahr of Chambersburg; two daughters: Rachel Lawsdon, at home, and Rhonda Beauchamp of Ashland; 10 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; a sister: Mrs. Gail (Esther) Norton of rural Ashland; two brothers: Ray Moore of Perry and Ronald Moore of Griggsville; Preceded by her father; and an infant brother.

LEAHR, Clarence; b. 26 Oct 1893, Chambersburg, IL; d. 25 Mar 1987, Pittsfield, IL: Bu.: Calvary Cem., Pittsfield, IL; M. Edna Smith on 4 Jan 1916 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Valentine Leahr; Mo.: Emma Wenty; Survived by his wife; three sons: Earl, Leo and Carl, all of Pittsfield; one daughter: Mary Thiele of Perry; six grand, nine great-grand and two great-great-grandchildren.

LEAHR, Earl W.; b. 7 Oct 1927, Chambersburg, IL; d. 24 Jul 1989, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Pittsfield, IL: Fa.: Clarence Leahr; Mo.: Edna Smith; Survived by two brothers: Leo and Carl, both of Pittsfield; and one sister: Mary Thiele of Perry.

LEAHR, Edna Catherine (Smith); b. 23 May 1895, Chicago, IL; d. 4 Sep 1996, Pittsfield, IL: Bu.: Calvary Cem., Pittsfield, IL; M. Clarence Leahr on 4 Jan 1916 in Jacksonville, IL, he died in 1987; Fa.: William Smith; Mo.: Rose Boyd; Survived by a son: Carl (wife, Betty) Leahr of Pittsfield; six grand and 14 great-grand and five great-great-grandchildren; Preceded by one daughter: Mary Leahr Thiele; and three sons: John, Leo and Earl Leahr.

LEAHR, Leo; b. 17 Jun 1923, Chambersburg, IL; d. 9 Oct 1989, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Pittsfield, IL; Fa.: Clarence Leahr; Mo.: Edna Smith; Survived by his mother of Pittsfield; a brother: Carl of Pittsfield; and a sister: Mary Thiele of Perry.

LEAHR, Mabel (Christison); b. 3 Jul 1905, Bluffs, IL; d. 16 Jul 1991, Havana, IL; bu.: Laurel Hill Cem., Havana, IL; resident of Havana; M. Irving Leahr on 12 Jan 1922 in Pittsfield, IL, he died 22 May 1972; Fa.: John Christison; Mo.: Flora (maiden not given); Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Evelyn Downs of Monticello; two sons: Bert Leahr of Springfield and James Leahr of Davenport, IA; and five grandchildren; Preceded by two sisters, a brother and one great-grandson.

LEAHR, Margaret B. (Patton); b. 25 Jun 1887, Chambersburg, IL; d. 10 Mar 1981, Mt. Sterling, IL; bu.: McCord Cem., Perry, IL; resident of Detroit, IL; M. J. Franklin Leahr on 21 Sep 1904 in Mt. Sterling, he preceded her in death; Fa.: Joseph Patton; Mo.: Julia Montgomery; Survived by a son: Francis of Detroit; a daughter: Mrs. Robert S. (Monta) Dennis of Chambersburg; four grand, seven great-grand and four great-great-grandchildren.

LEAHY, Bertha R. (Newell); b. 18 Jan 1896, Ashland, IL; d. 23 Dec 1978, Springfield, IL; bu.: St. Augustine Cem., Ashland, IL; resident of Ashland; M. William Edward Leahy on 5 Feb 1929 in Ashland, he died 22 Mar 1960; Fa.: William P. Newell; Mo.: Margaret Kelly; Survived by a brother: Francis Newell of Ashland; Preceded by three sisters.

LEAHY, Francis C.; b. 12 Oct 1902, Pleasant Plains, IL; d. 19 Jul 1990, Springfield, IL; Bu.: St. Bernard Cem., Glenarm, IL; resident of Pittsfield; M. Elizabeth Burtle in 1936; Fa.: Thomas F. Leahy; Mo.: Margaret Collins; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Margaret "Missy" Marr of Pittsfield; three sons: Jay Leahy of Pittsfield, Tom Leahy of Griggsville and James Leahy of Glenarm; nine grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

LEAHY, Helen (Lyons); b. 23 Sep 1900, Farmersville, IL; d. 17 Dec 1979, Springfield, IL; Bu.: St. Augustine Cem., Ashland, IL; resident of Ashland; formerly of Pleasant Plains; M. Leo T. Leahy on 10 Jan 1929 in Springfield, IL, he died 21 Feb 1977; Fa.: Dr. Joseph J. Lyons; Mo.: Mary Mahoney; Survived by two children: Mrs. Mary Ann Bennett of Pleasant Plains and James L. Lyons of Ashland; and a grandson.

LEAHY, Irene (Dunlap); b. 17 Feb 1896, Island Grove, Sangamon Co., IL; d. 14 Feb 1996, Virginia, IL; Bu.: St. Augustine Cem., Ashland, IL; resident of Virginia; M. Timothy Francis Leahy in 1921 at New Berlin, IL, he died in Nov. 1953; Fa.: Irvin Dunlap; Mo.: Sarah Rickerby; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Robert (Frances L.) Maxey of Springfield and Marilyn A. Petefish of Virginia; four grand and four great-grandchildren; and one niece; Preceded by a grandson; a great-granddaughter; two sisters: Grace Wilcox and Betsy Black; and three nephews.

LEAHY, J. Russell; b. 5 May 1903, Pleasant Plains, IL; d. 22 Mar 1982, Springfield, IL; Bu.: St. Augustine Cem., Ashland, IL; resident of Springfield; Fa.: James B. Leahy; Mo.: Bridget A. Dwyer; Survivors include a sister: Mrs. Mabel Convery, Springfield; two brothers: Dwyer and Ben, both of Springfield; several nieces and nephews; Preceded in death by three sisters and four brothers.

LEAHY, Jack W.; b. 18 Nov 1934, Sangamon Co., IL; d. 15 Jan 1995, Springfield, IL; Bu.: St. Augustine Cem., Ashland, IL; resident of Pleasant Plains; M. Sandra Humm on 27 Apr 1963 in Elizabethtown, IL; Fa.: John P. Leahy; Mo.: Mabel Newell; Survived by his wife; two sons: John Patrick Leahy and William Edward Leahy, both of Pleasant Plains; one brother: Kenneth Leahy of Pleasant Plains; three sisters: Janet Case of Naperville, Marjorie Vost of Springfield and Rita Gorman of Springfield; and several nieces and nephews.

LEAHY, Leo Thomas; b. 10 Jan 1898, Sangamon Co., IL; d. 21 Feb 1977, Ashland, IL; Bu.: (not given); resident of Ashland; M. Helen Lyons on 10 Jan 1929 in Springfield, IL: Bu.: James B. Leahy; Mo.: Bridget Dwyer; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Mary Ann Bennett of Pleasant Plains; a son: James L. Leahy of Ashland; two sisters: Nelle Duncheon of Ashland and Mrs. Mabel Convery of Springfield; three brothers: Russell, Dwyer and Ben Leahy, all of Springfield; and a grandson: Leahy James Bennett; Preceded by two sisters and three brothers.

LEAHY, Mildred (Thornley); b. 16 Jan 1904, Ashland, IL; d. 22 Mar 1988, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; resident of Springfield; formerly of Ashland; M. Tim A. Leahy on 27 Nov 1940, he died 21 Oct 1956; Fa.: Edwin Howard Thornley; Mo.: Elsie Rawlings; Survived by a brother: Richard Thornley of Ashland and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by a brother: Emmerson Thornley.

LEAK, Kenneth; b. 9 Dec 1913, Medora, IL; d. 13 Sep 1983, Carlinville, IL; bu.: Hettick Cem., Hettick, IL; M. Mildred Blaney on 28 Apr 1959; Fa.: George Leak; Mo.: Emma Miner; Surviving are his wife; one daughter: Jane Fitzgerald of Glendale, AZ; one stepson: Keith Edmiston of Herrin; one sister: Geneva Hyde of Eldred; and two grandsons; Preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

LEAK, Mildred Evelyn (Blaney) Adminston; b. 18 Sep 1907, Hettick, IL; d. 21 Oct 1983, Carlinville, IL; bu.: Hettick cem., Hettick, IL; M. (1) Unknown Adminston (date & place not given); (2) Kenneth J. Leak in 1959, he died in Aug. 1983; Fa.: Arthur Blaney; Mo.: Agnes Batty; Survivors include one son: Thomas Keith Edminston of Herrin; one stepdaughter: Jane Fitzgerald of Glendale, AZ; and two step grandsons: one sister: Gladys Kuehl of Palmyra; several nieces and nephews; Preceded in death by one brother and two sisters.

LEAKE, Allen H.; b. 7 Jan 1902, Joy Prairie community, Morgan Co., IL; d. 11 Mar 1976, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Jessie T. Thies on 2 Jan 1924; Fa.: Richard Leake; Mo.: Louisa Sherwin; Survived by his wife; two children: Mrs. Robert (Marie) Brune and Harvey Leake Jr., both of Jacksonville; six grandchildren and one great-granddaughter; a sister: Mrs. Grace M. Moss of Jacksonville; and a brother: Alfred Leake, also of Jacksonville; Preceded by one brother and one sister.

LEAKE, Amanda D. (Strubbe) Ryman Barber; b. 14 Dec 1898, Cass Co., IL; d. 14 May 1982, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Arcadia Cem., Arcadia, IL; M. (1) Joe Ryman (date & place not given); (2) Tom Barber (date & place not given); (3) Alfred Leake (date & place not given), all three husbands preceded in death; Fa.: Fred Strubbe; Mo.: Henrietta Breyer; Survivors include her stepchildren; Joy Barber of Virginia; Gladys Dahman of Franklin, Walter Leake of Jacksonville and Georgia Davidsmeyer of Chicago; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded in death by seven brothers and sisters.

LEAKE, Flora F. (Schafer); b. 2 Jun 1895, Scott Co., IL; d. 12 Mar 1982, Jacksonville, IL: Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. James E. Leake on 9 Dec 1912 in Winchester, IL, he died 28 Dec 1969; Fa.: Charles Schafer; Mo.: Mary Wilson; Survivors include a son: John, of Jacksonville; four daughters: Mrs. George (Helen) DeWitt, Ellisville, MS, Mrs. Elmer (Viola) Pries, Chicago, Mrs. Otis (Irene) Laughary, Jacksonville, and Mrs. John (Mary) Maul of Literberry; 13 grand and 43 great-grand and seven great-great-grandchildren; and a sister; She was preceded in death by a son: Charles Wesley; a sister and two brothers.

LEAKE, Jessie (Thies); b. 11 May 1900, Morgan Co., IL; d. 15 Mar 1976, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Allen H. Leake on 2 Jan 1924, he died 11 Mar 1976; Fa.: William Thies; Mo.: Alice Hardy; Survived by two children: Mrs. Robert (Marie) Brune and Harvey Leake, Jr., both of Jacksonville; six grand and two great-grandchildren; two sisters: Helen Pluth of Los Angeles, CA and Ruth Hill of Rushville; Preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

LEAKE, John E.; b. 10 Nov 1931, Jacksonville, IL; d. 1 Aug 1984, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: James E. Leake; Mo.: Flora F. Schafer; Survived by four sisters: Mrs. George (Helen) DeWitt of Ellisville, MS, Mrs. Elmer (Viola) Pries of Salem, WI, Mrs. Otis (Irene) Laughary of Jacksonville, and Mrs. John (Mary) Maul of Literberry; there are several nieces and nephews; Preceded in death by a brother, Charles Wesley.

LEAKE, Walter A. b. 28 Nov 1910, Morgan Co., IL; d. 27 Nov 1983, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Velma Campbell on 9 Jul 1931 in Shelbyville, MO; FA.: Alfred R. Leake; Mo.: Iva F. Clayton; Surviving are his wife; one sister: Georgia Davidsmeyer of Elk Grove Village; and several nieces and nephews.

LEAMONS, Mary E. (Long); b. 13 May 1916, Eureka Springs, Ark.; d. 3 May 1991, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Waverly East Cem., Waverly, IL; resident of Waverly; M. Samuel A. Leamons on 13 Jan 1939 in Nortonville, IL, he died 3 Jan 1970; Fa.: Javan Julius Long; Mo.: Jane Elizabeth Preston; Survived by two sons: Glenn David Leamons of Bluffs and Lyle Leamons of Riverton; two daughters: Samme Jo Schramm and Willa Bivin, both of Palmyra; four brothers; Julius Long and Roy Long, both of Waverly, Ralph Long of Roodhouse and Harvey Long of Franklin; four sisters: Myrtle Hendricker of Shelbyville, MO, Martha Waters of Jacksonville, Marjorie White of Franklin and Betty Chapman of Waverly; 11 grand and four great-grandchildren; and 29 nieces and nephews; Preceded by a sister: Bonnie Seymour; and one nephew.

LEAR, James R. "Randy"; b. 27 Jan 1961, Peoria, IL; d. 15 Dec 1994, Creve Coeur, IL; Bu.: (not given); Army Veteran; Fa.: Charles Burchett; Mo.: Frances Ballard; Survived by his father of Chillicothe; his mother and stepfather: William H. Ballard of Chapin one daughter: Jamie Lear of Toluca; one son: Justice Lear of Creve Coeur; one sister: Mrs. Don (Angelia) Hinshaw of Bloomington; and two brothers: Kenneth Edward Lear and Chris Lear of Chapin.

LEAR, Lilly Belle (Smith); b. 1 Feb 1914, Bluffs, IL; d. 15 Nov 1976, Quincy, IL; bu.: Pittsfield West Cem.; a former Bluffs resident; M. (not stated); Fa.: Samuel Tilden Smith; Mo.: Rilla Belle Jones; Survived by a sister: Mrs. Violet Babaz of Muskogee, OK; a nephew; a foster-nephew; and a niece.

LEAR, Richard "Cobra"; b. (not given), Decatur, IL, he was 56 years of age at death; d. 2 Sep 1979, Versailles, IL; bu.: Graceland Cem., Decatur, IL; resident of Decatur; M. Clara Harmon on 26 Oct 1974; Fa.: Charles Lear; Mo.: Effie Roberts; Survived by his wife; two sons: Steve Lear of Jacksonville and Russell of Decatur; three stepsons: Martin, Mark and Kent Lindstrom; and a stepdaughter: Marilyn Downs of Tower Hill; a sister: Marsha Finfrock of Altamont; and a brother: Roy.

LEAR, William Ray "Wid"; b. 6 Sep 1890, Cooperstown, IL; d. Mar 1983; Bu.: Hersman Cem., Mt. Sterling, IL; M. (1) Stella Baldwin (date & place not given), she died in 1920; (2) Zelma May Dunbar on 11 Mar 1952 in Virginia, IL, she died 13 Mar 1981; Fa.: James Lear; Mo.: Matilda Boss; Survived by three grandchildren: Mrs. Al (Doris) Todd and Mrs. Reta Henricks, both of Mt. Sterling,, and Don Hunter of rural Arenzville; several nieces and nephews; four great and one great-great-granddaughter; Preceded in death by a daughter; two brothers; and a sister.

LEAR, Zelma May (Dunbar); b. 3 May 1892, Brown Co., IL; d. 13 Mar 1981, Beardstown, IL; bu.: Hersman Cem.; resident of Mt. Sterling; M. William R. Lear on 11 Mar 1952 in Virginia, IL; Fa.: Simpson Dunbar; Mo.: Mary Seahorn; Survived by her husband; a son: Simpson Reathaford of Alton; two grand, three step-grand, 11 great-grand, four step-great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson; Preceded in death by a sister.

LEASE, Betty Jo; b. 14 Jul 1931, Virginia, IL; d. 13 Aug 1993, Jacksonville, IL: Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; resident of Virginia, IL; Fa.: Joseph Lease; Mo.: Helen Bierhaus; Survived by a sister: Mrs. James (Leora) Davis of Virginia; a niece; a nephew; and two great-nephews; Preceded by her parents.

LEASE, Helen (Bierhaus); b. 19 Apr 1905, Cass Co., IL; d. 16 Oct 1988, Virginia, IL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; resident of Virginia; M. Joseph Lease in May, 1931, he died in Jan, 1942; Fa.: Henry Bierhaus; Mo.: Clara Schaefer; Survived by two daughters: Betty Lease of Jacksonville and Mrs. James (Leora Ann) Davis of Virginia; one granddaughter: Judy Ann Anderson of Virginia; one grandson: James William Davis of Virginia; two great-grandsons and one step great-grandson; Preceded by one brother and one sister.

LEATHAM, Mary Alice (Gray); b. 19 Mar 1891; d. 13 Feb 1982, Jacksonville, IL: bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; resident of Murrayville; M. Albert Leatham in Apr. 1919 at Jacksonville, IL, he died in 1967; FA.: Fred Gray; Mo.: Anna Smith; Surviving are a son: LeRoy Leatham of Murrayville; a daughter: Mrs. James (Anna) Million of Rockford; seven grand, 15 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; Preceding in death were a son and a brother and sister.

LEAVELL, R. Gloyd; b. 4 Sep 1903, Austin, MO; d. 1 Dec 1985, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; resident of Lynnville; M. (1) Louise E. Fearneyhough (date & place not given), she died in 1966; (2) Eileen Heaton on 30 Nov 1968; Fa.: Richard Garfield Leavell; Mo.: Pearl Elizabeth Tucker; Survived by his wife; a son: Donald Leavell of Winchester; five stepsons: Gordon Heaton of Aurora, CO, John Heaton, Warren Heaton and Roger Heaton, all of Lynnville, and Rollin Heaton of Jacksonville; two grandchildren; Ronald Leavell of rural Jacksonville and Mrs. Pat (Diana) Fitzpatrick of Winchester; 11 step-grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a half-sister: Mrs. Martha Finch of Jacksonville; and two half-brothers: James Angelo and Harold Angelo, both of Jacksonville; Preceded by three half-sisters and one half-brother.

LEAVELL, Walter J. Sr.; b. 7 Oct 1939, Davenport, IA; d. 22 Apr 1995, Pittsfield, IL; bu.: Hess Cem., Pearl, IL; Navy Veteran; M. (not stated); Fa.: Walter Leavell; Mo.: Myrtle Ragsdale; Survived by three daughters: Eva Smith of Milton, Beverly JoAnn Lacey of Pittsfield and Debbie Annette Lopez of Waco, TX; five sons: Walter Junior Leavell Jr. of Eldred, Billy Boy Leavell of Pittsfield, Cody F. Leavell of Waco, TX, Joseph William Leavell of Quincy and Ethan Rivers Leavell of Quincy; 10 grand and four step-grandchildren; one brother: William Boyd "Happy" Leavell of Blue Grass, IA; one half-brother: Les Coleman of Davenport, IA; and one half-sister: JoAnn; Preceded by two daughters: Sharon Ann and Morning Star Leavell.

LEAVITT, Regina (Hignight); b. 11 Jul 1900, Brown Co., IL; d. 9 May 1981, Quincy, IL; bu.: Mt. Sterling City Cem.; resident of Quincy; M. Frank Leavitt on 11 Aug 1928 in Pittsfield, IL, he died in Oct. 1961; Fa.: Daniel Hignight; Mo.: Martha Anderson; Survived by nieces and nephews; Four brothers and two sisters preceded in death.

LEBEAU, Robert R.; b. 4 May 1919, Rochester, NY; d. 2 Apr 1989, Ashland, KY; Bu.: Golden Oaks Veteran Memorial Gardens, Cannonsburg, KY; WWII Army Veteran; a former Jacksonville resident; M. (not stated); Fa.: R. E. LeBeau; Mo.: Clara Vogt; Survived by a son: Sam LeBeau of Ashland, KY; three daughters: Melba LeBeau, Naomi LeBeau and Angela LeBeau, all of Sacramento, CA; a brother: Thomas LeBeau of Lake Placid, FL; and two sisters: Thelma Fromme of New Berlin and Leona Jensen of Sebring, FL.

LEBESCH, Bernice (Castine); b. 26 May 1912, Milwaukee, WI; d. 23 Feb 1996, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Holy Cross Cem., Milwaukee, WI; M. Charles F. Lebesch on 6 Sep 1930 in WI; Fa.: Alvin Castine; Mo.: Laura (maiden not given); Survived by her husband; one son: David C. (wife, Corinne) Lebesch of Jacksonville; six grand and five great-grandchildren; one sister: Virginia Wing of DeForest, WI; and two nieces; Preceded by one son: Richard Lebesch; one brother; and one sister.

LEBKUECHER, Carl M.; b. 5 Dec 1909, near Beardstown, IL; d. 2 Mar 1990, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; WWII Veteran; M. Imogene Stormquist on 5 Dec 1940 in Palmyra, MO, she died 4 Feb 1987; Fa.: Charles Anton Lebkuecher; Mo.: Lydia Catherine Meyer; Survived by one brother: Gilbert of Beardstown; two sisters: Gladys Bollhorst of Beardstown and Jane Henderson of Springfield; and several nieces, nephews and cousins; Preceded by one brother; four sisters; and one nephew.

LEBKUECHER, Charlie; b. 31 Jan 1923, Beardstown, IL; d. 7 Feb 1988, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; M. Alice Long on 9 Nov 1957 in Beardstown, IL; Fa.: Alfred Lebkuecher; Mo.: Nellie Guinther; Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mrs. Garth (Carolyn) Cripe of Astoria; one son: Charles E. of Edwardsville; his mother of Beardstown; two grandsons: Todd and Scott Cripe, both of Astoria; Preceded by his father.

LEBKUECHER, Imogene (Stromquist); b. 2 Apr 1910; d. 4 Feb 1987, Beardstown, IL; bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; M. Carl Lebkuecher on 5 Dec 1940 in MO; Fa.: Franklin W. Stromquist; Mo.: Jesse Bratton; Survived by her husband; two sisters: Mrs. Ruth Howard and Mrs. Olive Lehne, both of Mt. Sterling; and 13 nieces and nephews; Preceded by her parents and one brother.

LEBKUECHER, J. Gilbert; b. 22 May 1913, Sangamon Co., IL; d. 8 Sep 1955, Jacksonville, IL: Bu.: Oak Grove Cem., Beardstown, IL; resident of Beardstown; M. Marjorie Ross on 21 Feb 1940 in Petersburg, IL; Fa.: Charles Lebkuecher; Mo.: Lydia Meyer; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Sam (Marilyn) Seward of Beardstown and Joyce Potts of Rushville; two grandsons: Eric (wife, Sheri) and Craig Seward, both of Beardstown; two great-grandchildren; two sisters: Gladys Bollhorst of Beardstown and Jane Henderson of Springfield; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by five sisters and two brothers.

LEBKUECHER, Nellie K. (Guinther); b. 31 Oct 1894, near Bluff Springs, IL; d. 2 Jul 1989, Beardstown, IL; bu.: Beardstown City Cem., resident of Beardstown; M. Alfred Lebkuecher (date not given) in Beardstown, IL, he died in Feb. 1972; Fa.: Frank Guinther; Mo.: Anna Wagner; Survived by a daughter-in-law: Alice Lebkuecher of Beardstown; and two grandchildren; Preceded by a son: Charlie.

LECHNER, Delia A. (Miller); b. 26 Jun 1900, Lostant, IL; d. 24 Apr 1990, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Calvary Cem., Jacksonville, IL; resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Streator, Chicago and Stuart FL before moving here in 1970; M. John B. Lechner on 18 Jan 1921 in Richland, IL, he died in 1974; Fa.: Theodore P. Miller; Mo.: Christine Pflibsen; Survived by three daughters: Mrs. George (Irene) Sianta of Elmhurst, Mrs. James (Ethel) Davison of Naperville and Mrs. Charles (Monica) Ryan of Jacksonville; eight grand and 14 great-grandchildren; a brother: Ervin Miller of Streator; and a sister: Mrs. Minnie Frangenberg of Leonore; Preceded by two brothers and three sisters.

LEDBETTER, Laurabelle (Braden); b. 7 Jul 1897, McLeansboro, IL; d. 23 Dec 1987, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Odd Fellows Cem., McLeansboro, IL; resident of Jacksonville; M. James Dwight Ledbetter (date & place not given), he died in Feb. 1927; Fa.: Joseph Braden; Mo.: Nellie Dinkle; Survived by a son: James Dwight Ledbetter Jr. of Cedar Grove, NJ; a daughter: Mariam Sweeney of Jacksonville; three grandchildren: Richard Sweeney of Jacksonville, Karen Rooney of Rockaway, NJ and Dianne Sills of West Palm Beach, FL; and nine great-grandchildren.

LEDBETTER, Myrtle Grace (Rigsbey); b. 5 Sep 1902, Chesterfield, IL; d. 12 Jan 1992, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Alvin Ledbetter in 1924, he died 20 Oct 1972; Fa.: Andrew Rigsbey; Mo.: Allie Barron; Survived by several nieces and nephews; Preceded by one brother; two sisters; two half-brothers and one half-sister.

LEDFERD, Charlene R.; b. (not given), was 71 years of age at death; d. 18 Dec 1982, Mesa, AZ; Bu.: Mesa, AZ; former resident of Roodhouse; M. William Ledferd (date & place not given); Parents: (not given); Survived by her husband; two daughters: Mrs. Rose Ann Bry of Salem, OR and Mrs. Carol Dixie Goss of Scottsdale, AZ; nine grand and seven great-grandchildren.

LEDFERD, Charles A.; b. (not given), he was 66 years of age at death; d. 12 Sep 1982, CA; Bu.: (cremated) Los Angeles, CA; Fa.: Frank Ledferd; Mo.: Millicent (maiden not given); Surviving are a brother: William Ledferd of Mesa, AZ; two sisters: Aileen Baptist of Jacksonville and Frances Yost of Kincaid; Preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.

LEE, Ada Doyle; B. (not given), she was 86 years of age at death; d. 27 Nov 1977, Springfield, IL: Bu.: Hickory Grove Cem., Wrights, IL; resident of Pierce City, MO; M. (1) Frank Doyle (date & place not given), he preceded her in death; (2) Ernest Lee in 1964; Parents; (not given); Survived by her husband; two daughters: Mrs. Floyd (Mildred) Howard of Carrollton and Mrs. Lenora Kesinger of Springfield; and a son: Roger Doyle, also of Springfield; five grand and ten great-grandchildren.

LEE, Bobby; b. 7 Dec 1924, Springfield, MO; d. 19 Oct 1986, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: White Hall Cem.; resident of White Hall; M. Rose E. Jackson on 14 Dec 1974 in White Hall, IL; Fa.: William Lee; Mo.: Ruth Williams; Survived by his wife; three sons: Robert E. Lee of Denver, Michael A. Lee of Springfield, MO and Jason A. Lee, at home; one daughter: Bobbie Jo Lee of Roodhouse; one stepdaughter: Toy Eykamp of Jacksonville; one step-son: Greg Williams, at home; 7 grandchildren; and one brother: Jim Lee of White Hall; Preceded by one son: Charles; and two brothers.

LEE, Elizabeth (McDermott) Scoggins; b. 2 Sep 1907, St. Louis, MO; d. 28 Apr 1988, Carrollton, IL; bu.: St. John's Cem., Carrollton, IL; M. (1) Dale Scoggins on 26 Nov 1925 in St. Louis, MO, he died 7 Oct 1950; (2) William Lee on 1 Jul 1952 in Carrollton, IL, he died 17 May 1967; Fa.: Thomas McDermott; Mo.: Anna Saling; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Robert (Betty) Roth of Carrollton; a son: Dale Scoggins of Cincinnati, OH; a stepson: Jim Lee of White Hall; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; Preceded by five sisters and six brothers.

LEE, Ella (Baker); b. 6 Mar 1886, Roodhouse, IL; d. 24 Jul 1984, Carrollton, IL; bu.: Roodhouse City Cem., resident of Greenfield; M. Lesley Rowe Lee on 10 Jun 1908 in Roodhouse, IL, he preceded her in death; Fa.: Joseph Baker; Mo.: Florella Millikan; Survived by a son: Richard J. of Pittsfield; and three grandchildren; Preceded in death by a daughter: Mrs. George (Virginia) Parks.

LEE, Floyd E.; b. 11 Jul 1915, Pike Co., IL; d. 5 Apr 1989, Herrin, IL; Bu.: Park Lawn Cem., Barry, IL; WWII Veteran; resident of Colp, IL; formerly of Barry; M. Mazo Lucille Gresham on 20 Mar 1940 in Palmyra, MO; Fa.: Cicero Lee; Mo.: Emma Mae Kramer; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Georgia Lucille Daugherty of Colp; two sons: Gale D. Lee of Jacksonville and Franklin Edward Lee of Springfield; five grand and four great-grandchildren; four sisters: Edna Quick of St. Louis, MO, Rena Parrick of Barry and Marjorie Hall and Maisie Myers, both of New Canton; and a brother: Robert E. Lee of Barry; Preceded by a brother and a sister.

LEE, Jessie (Pate) Johnson Wood; b. 25 Jul 1914, Logansport, KY; d. 6 Feb 1983, Carrollton, IL; bu.: Carrollton City Cem.; resident of Carrollton; M. (1) Harvey Johnson (date & place not given), he died in 1940; (2) Ray Wood (date & place not given), he died in 1956; (3) Edward Lee (date & place not given), he died in 1971; Fa.: William Pate; Mo.: Ora McKinney; Survivors include three daughters: Anna Mae Proctor of Bell Gardens, CA, Pamela Jean Siler of Jacksonville and Mrs. Denny (Wendy) Settles of Greenfield and three sons: David Wood of Seattle, WA, Ward Wood of Torona, CA and Wyatt Wood of Taft, CA; There are 19 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; Three sisters: Mary Shaw of White Hall, Elva Deweese of Bowling Green, KY and Purnie Johnson of Baltimore, MD, survive with one brother: Lofton Pate of Mt. Vernon; Preceded in death by three sisters and one brother.

LEE, Kathryn Elizabeth (White); b. 7 Mar 1896, Poplar Bluffs, MO; d. 20 Mar 1982, Rushville, IL; bu.: Bloomfield Cem., south of Bluffs, IL; resident of Beardstown; M. Walter Lee (date & place not given), he died 11 Jun 1972; Parents: (not given); Survived by one daughter: Nellie Renford of Decatur; four grand and four great-grandchildren; and two stepsisters.

LEE, M. Stover; b. 28 Sep 1911, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 16 Aug 1987, Rushville, IL; bu.: Rushville City Cem., resident of Rushville; M. (1) Mary Carty on 9 Oct 1935 in Rushville, IL, she died 1 Sep 1985; (2) Doris Burnett on 5 May 1987; Fa.: Roy Lee; Mo.: Ruth Stover; Survived by one daughter: Mrs. William (Lorena) Boyer of Bloomingdale; one sister: Sara M. Ward of Rushville.

LEE, Margaret R. (Neal); b. 3 Jul 1908, Beardstown, IL; d. 20 Jun 1996, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Rushville City Cem.; resident of Beardstown; formerly of Springfield and Rushville; M. Harold Lee on 17 Jul 1927 in Rushville, IL, he died 19 Jan 1947; Fa.: Richard E. Neal; Mo.: Winifred Rohn; Survived by two daughters: Ranata Jean Williams of Hendersonville, TN and Nicky Huddleston of Springfield; seven grand and several great-grandchildren; and one sister: Janet Bruhn of Jacksonville; Preceded by one son: Harold R. "Dick" Lee; and three brothers.

LEE, Mary L. (Carty); b. 24 Jul 1914, Rushville, IL; d. 1 Sep 1985, Rushville, IL; bu.: Rushville City Cem.; M. M. Stover Lee on 9 Oct 1935 in Rushville, IL; Fa.: Clyde Carty; Mo.: Pearl Robeson; Survived by her husband; a daughter: Lorena Albright of Bloomingdale; two brothers: Eldon Carty of Kewanee and Victor Carty of San Jose, CA.

LEE, Merle G.; b. (not given), was 90 years of age at death; d. 23 May 1995, Pittsfield, IL; bu.: Pittsfield West Cem.; M. Lula K. (maiden, date & place not given); Parents: (not given); Survived by his wife; a daughter: Beverly Noones of Collinsville; two stepdaughters; Judy Pharis of Hannibal, MO and Carol Whitiker of New Canton; a stepson: Rodney Woodhurst of Center, MO; 10 grand and seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by four sisters; and one brother.

LEE, Myrtis L. (Pratt); b. 7 Jan 1896, Cass Co., IL; d. 13 Oct 1987, Petersburg, IL; Bu.: (not given); M. Ross C. Lee (date & place not given), he preceded her in death; Fa.: Charles A. Pratt; Mo.: Ida F. Pherigo; Survived by one daughter: Darlene Lee of Springfield; one sister: Julia Keithley of Atwater, CA; and one brother: Everett of Oakford; Preceded by one sister and four brothers.

LEE, Nadine Alice (Watts); b. 10 Nov 1932, Jacksonville, IL; d. 15 Apr 1994, Milwaukee, WI; bu.: Wisconsin Memorial Park, Milwaukee, WI; resident of Milwaukee; M. Ralph Lee (date & place not given); Fa.: Ruben Watts; Mo.: Catherine Harris; Survived by her husband; a son: Ralph Lee III; a daughter: Myra Lee; one grandchild; four brothers: Lawrence (wife, Patricia) Watts, Kenneth (wife, Ann) Watts, William Watts and Ruben Watts; five sisters: Norma Ware, Mrs. Daniel (Irma Jean) Kleckley, Doris Black, Lola Clay and Mrs. John (Janet) Wilson; one aunt; and two uncles.

LEE, Raymond Robert "Bob"; b. 22 Dec 1910, Clay Co., IL; d. 24 Aug 1986, Taylorville, IL; bu.: Fraley Cem., rural Taylorville, IL; WWII Veteran; M. Jessie Beard on 17 Aug 1935 at Decatur, IL; resident of Taylorville; formerly of Arenzville, IL; Fa.: Richard Lee; Mo.: Effie Rose; Survived by his wife; three sisters; iva Micheimer of Zenia, Alma Rogers of Taylorville and Margaret Monts of Taylorville; Preceded by three brothers and one sister.

LEE, Robert E.; b. 7 Aug 1925, near Barry, IL; d. 12 Apr 1992, Quincy, IL; Bu.: Park Lawn Cem., Barry, IL; WWII Navy and Marine Corps. Veteran; resident of Barry; M. Betty C. Hardaway on 21 Aug 1949 in Hillsboro, IL; Fa.: Cicero Lee; Mo.: Mae Kramer; Survived by his wife; a son: Dave Lee of Barry; three daughters: Debra Boyster and Jane S. Lee, both of St. Louis, and Mrs. Wayne (Barbara) Durbin of Sullivan, MO; three grand, two step-grand and two great-grandchildren; and four sisters: Edna Quick of St. Louis, Rena Parrick of Barry, Marjorie Hall of El Dara and Mazie Myers of New Canton; Preceded by two brothers: James and Floyd; and a sister: Lois Daniels.

LEEDS, Alice (Penstone); b. 27 Dec 1872, Newburg Twp., Pike Co., IL; d. 19 Mar 1977, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Griggsville Cem., Griggsville, IL; resident of Griggsville; M. Samuel Thane Leeds on 27 Feb 1909 in Griggsville, IL, he died 18 Apr 1939; Fa.: Stratton Penstone; Mo.: Harriet Ann Winn; Survived by a daughter; Mrs. Hayes (Susan) Lightle of Griggsville; a son: Ralph S. of Hardin; five grand and five great-grandchildren.

LEEDS, Emmett Ward; b. 17 Apr 1897, Rockport, IL; d. 5 Jan 1976, Pittsfield, IL; bu.: Samuel Taylor Cem., Rockport, IL; Fa.: Milton Leeds; Mo.: Rebecca Ward; Survived by a brother: Emmerson Leeds of Washburn, ND; and six sisters; Mrs. Paul (Opal) Jeune of Anderson, IN, Mrs. Grace Perkins of Alton, Mrs. Flossie Davis of Quincy, Mrs. Pearl Brosie of Pittsfield, Miss Ruby Leeds of Pittsfield and Mrs. Charles Eldridge of Jacksonville.

LEEDS, Fern A. (Main); b. 16 Nov 1907, Milton, IL; d. 14 Aug 1986, Quincy, IL; Bu.: Pittsfield West Cem., resident of Pittsfield; M. Eugene R. "Ted" Leeds in 1940 in Kansas City, MO, he died in 1963; Fa.: Richard Main; Mo.: Janie May Goldman; Survived by one son: James W. Leeds of Pleasant Hill; two sisters: Mrs. Harvey (Dorothy) Coultas and Mrs. Vic (Florine) Callender, both of Pittsfield; a brother: Finis Main of Jacksonville; three grand, two step-grand and 5 step-great-grandchildren; Preceded by one sister, five brothers and one grandchild.

LEEDY, Charles T. "Bus"; b. (not given), he was 71 years of age at the time of death; d. 14 Jul 1976, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Oak Ridge Cem., Springfield, IL; resident of Springfield; M. Ann (maiden, date & place not given); Parents: (not given); Survived by his wife; three children: Mrs. William (Jennie Jo) Hester of Jacksonville, Thomas and Judy Leedy of Palos, CA.

LEEDY, Nora Marie (Freesen); b. 8 Oct 1901, Scott Co., IL; d. 26 Jul 1976, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Winchester Cem., Winchester, IL; resident of Pittsfield; M. (not stated); Fa.: William F. Freesen; Mo.: Mary Buhlig; Survived by a son: Charles; two daughters: Mrs. Nettie Hankins and Mrs. Clara Belle Miller, all of Pittsfield, eight grand and two great-grandchildren.

LEEFERS, Edwin Erlloyd; b. 11 Jun 1927, Gillespie, IL; d. 22 Mar 1990, Decatur, IL; Bu.: Moore Cem., Carlinville, IL; Navy Veteran; resident of Argenta; M. Georgia E. Askren in 1975; Fa.: Lloyd F. Leefers; Mo.: Mildred Gooch; Survived by his wife: a son: Edwin E. Leefers Jr.; a daughter: Mrs. Bob (Pegg) Boente of Carlinville; two stepsons: Dan Askren of Argenta and Lonnie Askren of Branderville, VA; four grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; and a sister: Mrs. Robert (Melba) Reeve of Jacksonville; Preceded by three brothers: J. Dale, Robert Dean Sr. and Wayne.

LEEFERS, Lois M. (Reeve); b. 17 Apr 1927, Morgan Co., IL; d. 8 Jun 1990, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. John Dale Leefers on 19 Oct 1946 in Jacksonville, IL, he died in Sept. 1971; Fa.: Charles Arthur Reeve; Mo.: Bernice Mawson; Survived by three sons: Dale Eugene of Delaware, Larry of East Lansing, MI and Lloyd of Joliet; four daughters: Mrs. James (Carol) Higgins of Phoenix, AZ, Marsha Leefers of Wood Dale, Mrs. Larry (Brenda) Penrod of Toronto, Canada and Mrs. Tom (Carla) Speer of Des Plaines; 15 grandchildren; three brothers: John W. Reeve and Robert Reeve, both of Jacksonville and Frank Reeve of Normal; three sisters: Mrs. Neil (Rena) Staley of St. Louis, MO, Mrs. Martin (Dorothy) Hubbard of Springfield and Mrs. Malcolm (Martha) Zenge of Jacksonville; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by two brothers: Charles Jr. and John J.; and two sisters: Eleanor Jumper and Mariam Reeve.

LEEFERS, Robert D. Sr.; b. 28 Dec 1925, Gillespie, IL; d. 11 Sep 1989, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Mayfield Memorial Park Cem., Carlinville, IL; WWII Navy Veteran; resident of Jacksonville; M. Alice Jean Hall on 3 Oct 1948 in Carlinville, IL; Fa.: Lloyd Leefers; Mo.: Mildred Gooch; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Susan M. Leefers of Jacksonville and Mrs. Darrel (Linda A.) Hittner of Pittsfield; two sons: David E. of Jacksonville and Robert D. Jr. of Normal; eight grandchildren; a sister: Melba Reeve of Jacksonville; and two brothers: Erlloyd Leefers of Argenta and James Leefers of Carlinville; Preceded by a son: Dennis; and two brothers: Dale and Wayne.

LEEPER, George Edison; b. (not given); d. 7 Jun 1978, Wellesly, MA; Bu.: MA; M. Edna Phillips (date & place not given), she died in 1950; Fa.: George Leeper; Mo.: Emily (maiden not given); Survived by two daughters: eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; a sister: Miss Ruth Leeper, a resident of Jacksonville; along with nieces and nephews.

LEEPER, Irene (Dalton); b. 1 Aug 1911, near Nortonville, IL; d. 22 Jul 1984, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Jacob Leeper on 23 Sep 1937 in Jacksonville, IL, he died 2 Jul 1951; Fa.: Carlon Dalton; Mo.: Pearl Entrikin; Survived by a sister: Mrs. Leah Schramm of Jacksonville; several nieces and nephews; Preceded in death by a brother, Orville.

LEEPER, Ruth D.; b. 6 Oct 1890, Chandlerville, IL; d. 29 Nov 1979, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Chandlerville Cem., Chandlerville, IL; resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Chandlerville; Fa.: George Leeper; Mo.: Emily Dick; Survived by a number of nieces and nephews.

LEEPS, Charles A.; b. 1 Dec 1905, Troy, IA; d. 25 Oct 1977, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: I.O.O.F. Cem., Bloomfield, IA; resident of Jacksonville; M. Pauline Parker (date & place not given), she died in 1969; Fa.: Lewis Leeps; Mo.: Emma Kimbel; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Floyd (Betty) Hanna of Jacksonville; a sister: Mrs. Bertha Walker, Bloomfield, IA; two grandsons: Steven Perrigo of Springfield and John VanOrman of Minneapolis, MN; and a great-grandson: Christopher Perrigo of Springfield; Preceded by a sister; a daughter; and a grandson.

LEERHOFF, Marilyn Jeanette (Bullard); b. 26 Nov 1941, Brown Co., IL; d. 4 May 1996, Springfield, IL; bu.: Hersman, IL; resident of Versailles; M. Ralph Leerhoff on 4 Jan 1959 in Mt. Sterling, IL; Fa.: Harry Bullard; Mo.: Doris Johnson; Survived by her husband; her parents of Timewell; one son: Randy Leerhoff of Versailles; two daughters: Cheryl Leerhoff of Mt. Sterling and Wanda Fry of Versailles; seven grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by one daughter: Debra Leerhoff Crenshaw; and one sister: Marcia Bullard Martin.

LEETHAM, E. Leroy; b. 7 Feb 1920, Murrayville, IL; d. 28 May 1994, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Murrayville City Cem., Murrayville, IL; resident of Murrayville; M. Helen Louise Clements on 22 Aug 1940 in Bowling Green, MO; Fa.: Albert Leetham; Mo.: Mary Alice Gray; Survived by his wife; two sons: Donald (wife, Sharon G.) of Beardstown and Raymond (wife, Sharon M.) of Chapin; three daughters: Mrs. Robert (Mary) Oxley of Woodson, Mrs. Robert (Lela) Cunningham of Kirkwood and Mrs. John Frank (Linda) Dawdy of Jacksonville; one sister: Mrs. James (Anna) Million of Rockford; one uncle; 11 grand and four great-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren; Preceded by one brother: Harold; one grandchild; and one great-grandchild.

LEETHAM, Gilbert R. "Gib"; b. 18 Dec 1910, Doncaster, England; d. 17 Jun 1996, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: St. Augustine Cem., Ashland, IL; WWII Air Force Veteran; resident of Ashland; M. Loretta Ludwig on 4 Aug 1945 in Ashland, IL; Fa.: George Leetham; Mo.: Mary Simpson; Survived by his wife; a son: James (wife, Gracie) Leetham of Memphis, TN; a daughter: Mrs. Mike (Patty) Fitzpatrick of Jacksonville; three grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by a grandson; and nine brothers and sisters.

LEEZER, Albert W.; b. 23 Apr 1920, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 23 Apr 1989, Arbour Heights, FL; Bu.: Rushville City Cem.; WWII Army Veteran; resident of Arbour Heights, FL; formerly of Rushville; M. Lorraine M. Smith on 30 Sep 1982 in Punta Gorda, FL; Fa.: Lewis Leezer; Mo.: Lula Ward; Survived by his wife; a son: Albert Leroy Leezer of Roxboro, NC; four daughters: Marcia Modello of St. Louis, Mary Leach of Augusta, GA, Marilyn Dallas of Roxboro, NC and Melinda Fuller of St. Louis; eight step-children: Tim and Brenda of Watford City, ND, Jeff and Denise of FL and Fred, Joseph, Stephen and Mark, all of Sarasota, FL; nine grandchildren; and 12 step-grandchildren.

LEEZER, Ester (Green); b. 7 Sep 1897, Bainbridge Twp., Schuyler Co., IL; d. 1 Apr 1981, Lewistown, IL; Bu.: Rushville City Cem.; resident of Lewistown; formerly of Rushville; M. Wallace Leezer on 6 Jul 1916 in Schuyler, IL, he preceded her in death; Fa.: Edgar Green; Mo.: Mary Bonser; Survived by four daughters: Mrs. Edna Hilst of Canton, Mrs. Helen Wilcoxen of Ellisville, Mrs. Betty Strong of Rushville and Mrs. Ada Wilson of Astoria; two sons: Rollin of Lewistown and Richard of Cuba; 14 grand and 22 great-grandchildren; and a brother: John G. Green of Rushville. Preceded in death by a son.

LEEZER, Freeman V.; b. 4 Jun 1909, Frederick, IL; d. 17 Sep 1983, Havana, IL; Bu.: Rushville Cem., resident of Rushville; formerly of Meredosia; M. Fairy Settles on 30 Jan 1930 in Rushville, IL; Fa.: Charles Leezer; Mo.: Hattie Icenogle; Survived by his wife; three sons: Virgil of Higbee, MO; Lloyd of Lewistown; and Clair of Petersburg; a daughter: Mrs. Edward (Mary) Dry of Canton; 16 grand and 20 great-grandchildren; two sisters: Mrs. Agnes Walton of Rushville; and Mrs. Nettie Farrar of Knoxville; Preceded in death by two infant sons, three brothers and two sisters.

LEEZER, Harold E.; b. (not given); d. 20 Aug 1976, Sun City, AZ; Bu.: AZ; a former Mt. Sterling, IL resident; M. Eloise (maiden, date & place not given); Fa.: Mark Leezer; Mo.: (not given); Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Alice Tyler, and a son: Bill, all of AZ; three grandchildren; four brothers: Dick of Toulon, IL, Jim of Knoxville, IL, Joe of Monmouth and Bob Leezer and a sister: Mrs. Maxine Colgan, both of Mt. Sterling; Preceded by his parents and a brother: Edward.

LEEZER, Lewis M.; b. 5 Nov 1894, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 25 Dec 1978, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Rushville city Cem.; WWII Veteran; M. Lulu Ward in 1918 in Alabama; Fa.: Charley Leezer; Mo.: Hattie Icenogle; Survived by his wife; a son: Albert of Burlington, IA; five grand and three great-grandchildren; a brother and three sisters: Freeman of Meredosia, Bernice Purdy of Peoria, Nettie Farrar of Knoxville, IL and Agnes Walton of Pea Ridge, Ark.

LEEZER, Lulu M. (Ward); b. 4 Apr 1899, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 25 Dec 1979, Beardstown, IL; bu.: Rushville City Cem.; resident of Rushville; M. Lewis M. Leezer on 4 Aug 1918 in Montgomery, AL, he died 25 Dec 1978; Fa.: Martin Ward; Mo.: Lena Nelson; Survived by a son: Albert W. Leezer of Burlington, IA; five grand and four great-grandchildren; and a sister: Mrs. Edna Moore of Ponta Gorda, FL.

LEFEVER, Minnie (Yeakel); b. 15 Jan 1891, Meredosia, IL; d. 7 Aug 1978, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Oakland Cem., Meredosia, IL; resident of Meredosia; M. Harry LeFever on 8 Apr 1908 in Mt. Sterling, IL, he died in 1950; Fa.: John Yeakel; Mo.: Jane Henderson; Survived by these children: Mrs. George (Naomi) Lawson of Winchester, Mrs. Charles (Caroline) Anderson of Cottage Hill and Mrs. Richard (Rachel) Clark of Meredosia; 13 grand and 27 great-grandchildren; three brothers and a sister: Mrs. Esther Harbert, Frank Marvin and Carl Yeakel, all of Meredosia; Preceded by two sisters, a brother, a half-brother and a grandchild.

LEFFLER, Floy (Barefield); b. 26 Sep 1907, Mt. Vernon, IL; d. 16 Nov 1984, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Howard Leffler on 1 Jun 1932, he died 10 Dec 1983; Fa.: Joe Barefield; Mo.: Ethel Capps; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Louis (Ermalene) German, Jacksonville, Mrs. Bob (Barbara) Boes of Rockford; one son: Howard Leffler Jr. of Rialto, CA; 10 grand, 9 great-grand and four great-great-grandchildren; four sisters: Mrs. Gerry Greenwalt of Mt. Vernon, Wilma Dudley and Doris Pace, both of Rockford and Mildred Elliott, Longview, TX; and three brothers; Howard Barefield and John Barefield, both of Rockford, and Elvin Barefield of Mt. Vernon; Preceded by one sister.

LEFFLER, Howard "Dutch"; b. 13 Apr 1906, Mt. Vernon, IL; d. 10 Dec 1983, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Floy Barefield on 11 Jul 1923 in Mt. Vernon, IL; Surviving are his wife; a son: Howard Jr of Rialto, CA; two daughters: Mrs. Louis (Ermalene) German of Jacksonville and Mrs. Bob (Barbara) Boes of Rockford; 10 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and one great-great-granddaughter; two brothers: Clyde and Carl, both of Mt. Vernon; and a sister: Mrs. Maxine Adams, also of Mt. Vernon; Preceded in death by two brothers.

LEFFLER, Troy Rand; b. 2 Jul 1947, Quincy, IL; d. 28 Jul 1988, Loma Linda, CA; Bu.: Olivewood Cem., Riverside, CA; resident of Moreno Valley, CA; M. Honey Elvera Kemp on 27 Sep 1969 in Mt. Prospect, IL; Fa.: Burl W. Leffler; Mo.: Eva Wood; Survived by his wife; his mother; a daughter: Sunny Elvera, at home; three brothers: Stacy B. Leffler of Santa Teresa, NM, Kevin E. Leffler of Stuttgart, Germany and Gregory B. Leffler of Moreno Valley, CA; and several nieces and nephews.

LEHMAN, Bradley James; b. 2 Jun 1936, Bloomington, IL; d. 12 Feb 1995, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Oak Ridge Cem., Springfield, IL; resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Springfield; Navy Veteran; Fa.: Virgil O. Lehman; Mo.: Doris L. Carter; Survived by three sisters: Barbara A. Lehman, Mary L. Lehman and Mrs. Leonard (Patricia) Goldsberry, all of Springfield; one brother: William C. Lehman of Springfield; one aunt; and several nieces, nephews and cousins; Preceded by his parents; and two brothers: Richard on Sept. 10, 1983 and Robert in 1950.

LEHMAN, Imogene "Pat" (Bail); b. 29 Sep 1907, Jacksonville, IL: d. 31 Oct 1987, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Paul Lehman in 1924, he preceded her in death; Fa.: Raymond Bail; Mo.: Carrie Fernandes; Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Harry (Martha) Huffmaster of Jacksonville; two grandchildren; and one sister.

LEHNE, Eva Shields (Ashbaker) Shields; b. 4 Mar 1903, Brown Co., IL; d. 11 Dec 1991, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling Catholic Cem., Mt. Sterling, IL; M. (1) Harry Shields (date & place not given), he died in Mar. 1941; (2) Raymond E. Lehne in Apr. 1948, he died 22 May 1987; Fa.: Adam Ashbaker; Mo.: Margaret Cronin; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. John W. (Mary Margaret) Bullard of Mt. Sterling and Mrs. Gene (Barbara) Knowles of Brookfield, MO; one brother: J. Emmett Ashbaker of Mt. Sterling; one sister: Cecilia Wort of Quincy; nine grand and 13 great-grandchildren; Preceded by one daughter: Jeanette; three grandchildren; and three sisters: Mary, Bertha and Alice.

LEHNE, Marie E. (Gleason); b. 13 Feb 1908, Brown Co., IL; d. 20 Feb 1977, Galesburg, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling Catholic Cem., Mt. Sterling, IL; resident of Mt. Sterling; M. Leo Lehne (date & place not given), he died in Apr. 1955; Fa.: John Gleason; Mo.: Maude Howard; Survived by a son: Richard L. Lehne of Ft. Polk, LA; four daughters: Mrs. Robert L. (Helen) Rupert of Galesburg, Mrs. Margie L. Wort of Mt. Sterling, Mrs. Kenneth (Rosemary) Petersen of Lincoln, Mrs. Richard (Jody) Rupert of Galesburg; a sister: Mrs. Lois Cooley of Galesburg; and eight grandchildren.

LEHAULT, Leeanna (Clemens); b. 13 Apr 1912, St. Joseph, MO; d. 3 Nov 1984, Wheaton, IL; Bu.: Wheaton, IL; resident of Wheaton; M. Dr. John Lehault in July 1941, he preceded her in death; Fa.: Harry Clemens; Mo.: Erma (maiden not given); Survived by a niece: Nancy Leo, Birmingham, AL; two cousins: Mrs. Nan Johnson, Jacksonville and Mrs. Carol Grogan Loper of Springfield and Judy Ragan of LaGrange and Leonora Ottinger of New Buffalo, MI.

LEHMAN, Beverly (Rohrer); b. 19 Aug 1939, Springfield, IL: d. 26 Nov 1984, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Camp Butler National Cem., Springfield, IL; resident of New Berlin, IL; M. Kenneth E. Lehman on 24 Dec 1958 in Springfield, IL; Survived by her husband; four sons: Kenneth Lehman of Chatham, Ernest Lehman of Pawnee, Michael Lehman and Christopher Lehman, both at home; one daughter: Kimberly Molloy of Curran; five grandchildren; and two brothers: William Rohrer of Springfield and Robert Rohrer of Chicago.

LEHMAN, Paul Henry; b. 26 Jan 1899, Fortuna, MO; d. 12 Mar 1986, Winchester, IL; Bu.: Winchester City Cem., WWI Veteran; M. June Duvall on 29 Mar 1924 in Sedalia, MO; Fa.: William Lehman; Mo.: Lydia Lehmann; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Albert (Jeanne Ann) Herring of Winchester; four grandchildren: Rebecca Jane Petre of Bellevue, WA, Samuel Herring of Winchester, Paul Herring of Exeter, and Mollie Ragan of Decatur; and nine great-grandchildren; Preceded by three brothers and one sister.

LEHMKUHL, Eugene F.; b. 31 Oct 1931, Meynard, IA; d. 25 Aug 1995, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Park Cem., Vincennes, IN; Army Veteran; resident of Winchester; formerly of IA and IN; M. Helen J. Bolton on 29 Dec 1957 in Westgate, IA; Fa.: George Lehmkuhl; Mo.: Blanche Reuber; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Julie A. Lancaster of Vincennes, IN and Alice A. Donnersberger of Rancho Mirage, CA; one son: Jeff A. of Jacksonville; five grandchildren; four brothers: Richard of DeWitt, IA, Robert of Rochester, MN, Bill of Sumner, IA and Alfred Lehmkuhl of Winona, MN; four sisters: Betty Menick of Sun Prairie, WI, Linda Smith of Jessup, IA, Nellie Grasso of Hazelton, IA and Barbara Stortz of Monticello, MN; Preceded by one son: Eugene F. Lehmkuhl.

LEHNE, Dorothy M. (Kerr); b. 7 Aug 1908, Brown Co., IL; d. 7 Sep 1987, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling Catholic Cem.; resident of Mt. Sterling; M. Emmett C. Lehne on 21 Feb 1928 in Mt. Sterling, IL, he died 5 Jun 1983; Fa.: Allie Kerr; Mo.: Edith Brown; Survived by four children: Robert E. of Forreston, Donald J. of Mt. Sterling, Mrs. Ramon E. (Norma) Hufnagel of Mt. Sterling and Raymond A. of Mt. Sterling; one brother: Roy C. Kerr of Macomb; two sisters: Mrs. Louise Henrick of Mt. Sterling and Mrs. Leslie (Grace) Yates of Mt. Sterling; 9 grand, two step-grand and three great-grandchildren; Preceded by her parents, one brother and four sisters.

LEHNE, Emmett C.; b. 9 Dec 1903, Brown Co., IL; d. 5 Jun 1983, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling Catholic Cem.; resident of Mt. Sterling; M. Dorothy M. Kerr on 21 Feb 1928 in Mt. Sterling, IL; Fa.: Charles Lehne; Mo.: Florentine Ashbaker; Survived by his wife; three sons and one daughter: Robert E. of Forreston; Donald J., Mrs. Ramon E. (Norma) Hufnagel, and Raymond A. of Mt. Sterling; two brothers: Raymond E. and Charles F. Lehne, both of Mt. Sterling; two sisters: Mrs. Margaret Kessinger of Mt. Sterling and Mrs. John (Mary) Orth of Springfield; nine grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

LEHNY, Raymond E.; b. 27 Nov 1908, Brown Co., IL; d. 22 May 1987, Quincy, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling Catholic Cem.; WWII Veteran; resident of Mt. Sterling; M. Eva Shields in Apr. 1948 at Moline, IL; Fa.: Charles Lehny; Mo.: Florentine Ashbaker; Survived by his wife; three daughters: Mrs. John W. (Mary Margaret) Bullard of Mt. Sterling, Mrs. Gene (Barbara) Knowles of Brookfield, MO and Mrs. Robert (Jan) Ellison of Atlanta, GA; nine grand and several great-grandchildren; one brother: Charles F. Lehny of Mt. Sterling; one sister: Mrs. Margaret Kassing of Mt. Sterling; Preceded by five brothers, one sister and one granddaughter.

LEHR, Eugene W.; b. 2 Jul 1926, Greene Co., IL; d. 5 Feb 1986, Jerseyville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Gardens, Eldred, IL; WWII Veteran; resident of Eldred; M. Mary Lou Davidson (date & place not given); Fa.: William Lehr; Mo.: Rosie Nord; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. C. H. (Veronica) Tozer of Springfield; three sons: David Lehr of Eldred and Greg Lehr and Chris Lehr, both of Carrollton; seven grandchildren; three sisters: Verniece Bowman of Godfrey, Edith Tonsor of Jerseyville and Junie Richards of Peoria; and a brother: Elmer Lehr of Kampsville.

LEIB, Alma (McFeeters); b. 5 Sep 1891, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 22 Jan 1987, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Winchester City Cem.; resident of Beardstown; M. Edward Leib in 1937 at Macomb, IL, he died in Mar. 1973; Fa.: William McFeeters; Mo.: Florence Moore; Survived by several nieces and nephews; Preceded by three brothers and two sisters.

LEIB, Colleen (Woracheck); b. 31 Mar 1921, Johnson Co., IL; d. 7 Jun 1996, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Joe Leib on 8 Jan 1974 in Springfield, IL; Fa.: Elmer Woracheck; Mo.: Mayme Bryant; Survived by her husband; preceded by one son.

LEIB, Estell; b. 23 Aug 1893, Scott Co., IL; d. 24 May 1976, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Exeter Cem.; WWI Army Veteran; resident of Exeter, IL; M. Nellie Sandman (date & place not given), she died 13 Apr 1970; Ba.: Justis Leib; Mo.: Lois Funk; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Mary Belle Wade of Detroit; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a sister: Mrs. Mary Mathews of rural Winchester; Preceded by a son: Richard; and a brother, Leslie.

LEIB, Kathryn (Frederick); b. 30 Jun 1911, Decatur, IL; d. 23 Nov 1976, Chicago, IL; Bu.: Winchester City Cem.; former resident of Winchester; M. William L. (Rowe) Leib in Oct. 1952, he died 10 Nov 1975; Fa.: Claude Frederick; Mo.: Ruth (maiden not given); Survived by these children: Robert Dill of Hilton, NY, Alan Dill, Rochester, NY and Thomas Dill of Elgin; eight grand and three great-grandchildren.

LEIB, Ruth M. (Newell) Winters Rodgers; b. 27 Nov 1905, Rushville, IL; d. 23 Aug 1995, Valparaiso, IN; Bu.; Littleton Cem., Little, IL; resident of Valparaiso, IN; formerly of Jacksonville; M. 91) Maurice Winters on 3 Aug 1923, he died 26 Aug 1949; (2) Rev. Garfield Rodgers on 3 Jun 1954, he died 27 Mar 1973; (3) Rev. Robert E. Leib on 3 Jun 1989; Fa.: Charles Newell; Mo.: Lillian Valentine; Survived by her husband; a daughter: Mrs. Ralph (Doris) Runkle of Jacksonville; four grand and eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; and one brother: Rev. H. I. Newell of Springfield; Preceded by five brothers: Sam, Ray, Carl, Charles and Lyle Newell; and one infant sister: Clara Newell.

LEIB, Viola (Brockhouse); b. 24 Aug 1893, near Chapin, IL; d. 25 Jan 1979, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: (not given); resident of Jacksonville; M. Justin Leib (date & place not given), he died in Feb. 1934; Fa.: William Brockhouse; Mo.: Gachia Wohlers; Survived by these children: Grace Wood of Nixa, MO, Fenita Smolik of Belleville, Jena Peters of Albuquerque, NM, Janice Fortado of Galesburg, Verla Brink of Munster, IN, Joe W. Leib and William R. Leib, both of Jacksonville; ten grand and seven great-grandchildren; one brother: Paul Brockhouse of Chapin; and one sister: Edna Daly of Jacksonville; Preceded by a daughter: Della Mae Leib.

LEIGH, Leo D.; b. 18 Aug 1918, Ramsey, IL; d. 23 Apr 1981, Minneapolis, MN; Bu.: Zion Cem., New City, IL; resident of Waverly, IL; M. Alice Martin (date & place not given); Fa.: Bert Leigh; Mo.: Della Bear; Survived by his wife; a son: Leland of Jerseyville; two step-daughters: Mrs. Phyllis Crews of Pawnee and Mrs. Joyce Matuska of Girard; two sisters: Mrs. Freda Schwartzle of Decatur and Mrs. Verna Virden of Ramsey; and two step-grandsons; Preceded by three brothers and three sisters.

LEIMKUEHLER, Anna Maye (Henson); b. 17 Mar 1890, Patterson, IL; d. 1 Oct 1982, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: Pine Tree Cem., Patterson, IL; resident of White Hall, IL; M. Christian Leimkuehler in 1951 in Arkansas; Fa.: Thomas Henson; Mo.: Jane Settles; Survived by her husband; a stepdaughter: Ruth Moss of St. Louis; two grandchildren; three sisters: Mrs. Rose Newingham and Mrs. Grace Gillis, both of White Hall and Mrs. Mildred Newingham of Brighton; and a brother: Charlie Henson of Patterson; Preceded by two brothers and two sisters.

LEINBERGER, Andrew H. "Doc"; b. 27 Dec 1905, Menard Co., IL; d. 8 Nov 1990, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Antioch Cem.; resident of Jacksonville; M. Dorothy Marie Pruitt on 24 Dec 1937 in St. Charles, MO; Fa.: Andreas Leinberger; Mo.: Nancy Harms; Survived by his wife; two sons: David A. of Jacksonville and Donald A. of Barrow, Alaska; and five grandsons: Daniel C., Marcus A. and Morgan, all of Barrow, Alaska, D. Andrew II, serving with the Army in Germany, and Karl G., a student at the University of Iowa; Preceded by a brother: Harmon; and four sisters: Mary Winklemann, Elizabeth Winklemann, Emma Jurgens and Anna Leinberger.

LEINBERGER, Bret A.; b. 24 Mar 1958, Springfield, IL; d. 10 Nov 1991, rural Virginia, IL; Bu.: Rose Hill cem., Petersburg, IL; resident of rural Virginia; M. Marilyn M. Richardson on 26 Jan 1980 in Franklin, IL; Fa.: John N. Leinberger; Mo.: Phyllis E. Anderson; Survived by his wife; one son: John Patrick Leinberger, at home; one daughter: Jenna Kay Leinberger, at home; his mother of Petersburg; one brother: Bart Leinberger of Petersburg; three sisters: Beverly Leinberger, Barbara Reebe and Brenda White, all of Petersburg; one nephew; two nieces; and several aunts, uncles and cousins; Preceded by his father.

LEINBERGER, Dorothy Marie (Pruitt); b. 6 Nov 1908, near Atlanta, IL; d. 1 Jul 1993, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Antioch Cem., east of Jacksonville, IL; resident of Jacksonville; M. Andrew M. Leinberger on 24 Dec 1937 in St. Charles, MO, he died in Nov. 1990; Fa.: Amon Pruitt; Mo.: Sarah Lillian Centers; Survived by two sons; David A. Leinberger (wife, Barbara) of Jacksonville and Donald A. Leinberger (wife, Judy) of Point Hope, AL; five grandsons: two sisters: Florence Terhune of Phoenix, AZ and Katherine Brown of Payson, AZ; one brother: Robert Pruitt of Phoenix, AZ; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by one sister: Pauline Heine; and five brothers: William, Ernest, Stanley, Donald and Kenneth Pruitt.

LEINBERGER, Linda Jo; b. 22 Dec 1957, Springfield, IL; d. 17 Jan 1989, Springfield, IL; bu.: Rose Hill Cem., Petersburg, IL; resident of Petersburg; Fa.: Joe Leinberger; Mo.: Alice Dirks; Survived by her parents of Petersburg; a daughter: Alicia Leinberger of Petersburg; a sister: Bonnie Verhulst of Springfield; her grandmother: Mrs. Louise Dirks of Virginia; and several area relatives.

LEINBERGER, Louise A. (Zuhlke); b. 25 Aug 1900, Menard Co., IL; d. 19 Jul 1986, Petersburg, IL; Bu.: Rose Hill Cem., Petersburg, IL; resident of Ashland; M. Hermann Leinberger on 20 Oct 1920 in Petersburg, IL, he died 11 May 1974; Fa.: William Zuhlke; Mo.: Jane Miller; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Ruel (Bettie) Jurgens of rural Ashland and Mrs. James (Nancie) Kline of rural Tallula; and one son: Louis Leinberger of rural Petersburg; one sister: Mrs. Louis (Emma) Rahmann of rural Tallula; 12 grand and 10 great-grandchildren; two nephews and one niece; Preceded by one son: William in 1986; two sisters; and one brother.

LEINBERGER, Mae K. (Maddox); b. 15 Feb 1897, Cass Co., IL; d. 26 Aug 1988, Virginia, IL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; M. Ernest Leinberger on 28 Sep 1922 in Beardstown, IL; Fa.: W. N. Maddox; Mo.: Carrie Ellen McLin; Survived by her husband; a son: Erland of Virginia; a daughter: Mrs. Donald (Erna Mae) Clark of Mondovi, WI; eight grand and five great-grandchildren; a sister: Mrs. Joyce Gustin of Virginia; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by a daughter: Mrs. David (Dorothy) Eggers; an infant grandson; three brothers; and two sisters.

LEINBERGER, Otto C.; b. 29 Sep 1892, near Oakford, IL; d. 26 Feb 1988, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Rose Hill Cem., east of Petersburg, IL; resident of Petersburg; WWI Veteran; M. Minnie Ellen Maddox on 11 Jun 1921 in Brunswick, MO, she died 7 Jun 1964; Fa.: John Leinberger; Mo.: Anna Barbara Walker; Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Floyd (Maxine) Musch of Concord; two sons: Robert O. of Vero Beach, FL and Joseph K. of Petersburg; 12 grand and six great-grandchildren; one brother: Ernest of Virginia; one sister: Mrs. Elsie Newman of Petersburg; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by one son: John N.; five brothers and five sisters.

LEINBERGER, Vida Lou (McLin); b. 23 Jan 1922, Atterbury, IL; d. 10 Feb 1995, Dunn Loring, VA; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; resident of Alexandria, VA; formerly of Chandlerville, Jacksonville, Petersburg and Springfield, IL; M. Robert Otto Leinberger on 21 Oct 1941 in Bowling Green, MO, she and her husband were divorced; Fa.: Oscar Cowin McLin; Mo.: Ina Mae Fielden; Survived by two daughters: Janice Seligman Corey of Alexandria, VA and Mrs. William F. (Joyce) Mitchell of Washington, DC; one granddaughter; two brothers: Horace L. McLin of Carlinville and Oscar Earl McLin of Milan; one sister: Mrs. Arthur Elmer (Vera Lee) Finch of rural Bath; and several nieces and nephews.

LEINWEBER, Georgia Mae (Guthrie); b. 14 Jun 1914, Ross, IL; d. 1 Oct 1995, Louisiana, MO; Bu.: Pittsfield West Cem.; resident of Louisiana, MO; formerly of rural Rockport, IL; M. Melvin Leinweber on 23 Jun 1934 in Pittsfield, IL, he died 26 Oct 1990; Fa.: George Ernest Guthrie; Mo.: Lena Pearl; Survived by one daughter: Virginia Leeds of Pleasant Hill; two grand and two great-grandchildren; and one sister: Helen Tucker of Frankfort, MO; Preceded by one brother: Paul Guthrie; and one granddaughter.

LEISCHNER, Betty Lee (Hawks); b. 26 Dec 1941, Jacksonville, IL; d. 19 Apr 1986, Decatur, IL; Bu.: Graceland Cem., Decatur, IL; M. Richard L. Leischner on 2 Jun 1963 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: William L. Hawks Sr.; Mo.: Eloise Zimmer; Survived by her husband; a daughter: Melissa H. at home; and a brother: William L. Hawks Jr. of Jacksonville; Preceded by a daughter.

LEISCHNER, John H. Sr.; b. 14 May 1906, Morgan Co., IL; d. 15 Feb 1986, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Trinity Lutheran Cem., Arenzville, IL; resident of rural Arenzville, IL; M. Clara Boehs on 4 May 1935; Fa.: John Herman Leischner; Mo.: Karoline Engelhardt; Survived by his wife; five sons: John H. Jr. of Petersburg, Charles of Versailles, Richard of Decatur and Edward and William, both of Beardstown; three daughters: Mrs. A. John (Carol) Pearson of Lindsborg, KS, Mrs. James (Linda) Six of Ainsworth, IA and Mrs. William (Arlene) Colclasure of Springfield; 18 grandchildren; one brother: Rev. Paul Leischner of Albuquerque, NM; and one sister: Mrs. Walter (Eleonora) Lovekamp of Arenzville.

LEISCHNER, Rev. Paul; b. 23 Jun 1908, Arenzville, IL; d. 17 Dec 1991, Albuquerque, NM; Bu.: (not given); M. Ella (maiden, date & place not given); resident of Albuquerque; Fa.: Herman Leischner; Mo.: Katherine Engelhardt; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Judy Knott; a grandson; and a sister: Mrs. Walter Lovekamp of Arenzville; Preceded by one brother.

LEISTRITZ, William Arnold "Lefty"; b. 20 Aug 1911, Peoria, IL; d. 30 Mar 1994, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: (not given); resident of Beardstown; WWII Navy Veteran; M. Gertrude Edna Adams on 6 Oct 1939 in Peoria, IL, she died 10 May 1975; FA.: William Frank Leistritz; Mo.: Effie Zimmerman; Survived by one son: William John Leistritz; and his wife of Ridgefield, WA; three granddaughters; and one sister: Alberta Mantz of Peoria.

LEITNER, Arthur J.; b. 19 Mar 1904, East Alton, IL; d. 22 Jan 1982, Griggsville, IL; Bu.: (cremated); M. Gladys Smith on 11 Aug 1927 in Hillsboro, MO, she died 21 Dec 1978; Fa.: Arthur Leitner; Mo.: Amelia (maiden not given); Survivors include two daughters: Mrs. Rogers (Patricia) Wissman, Manchester, MO; and Mrs. Donald (Jeanne) Goree, Fenton, MO; four grandchildren and a great-grandson; a brother: Oscar "Bud" of San Francisco, CA.

LEITNER, Gladys Irene (Smith); b. 14 Aug 1905, East St. Louis, IL; d. 21 Dec 1978, Springfield, IL; Bu.: (cremated); resident of Griggsville; M. Arthur Leitner on 11 Aug 1927 in Hillsboro, MO; FA.: Frank Smith; Mo.: Maude Chisom; Survived by her husband; two daughters: Mrs. Pat Wissmann of Manchester, MO and Mrs. Jeanne Goree of Fenton, MO; four grandchildren; three sisters: Mrs. Ruby Harpster of Colorado Springs, Mrs. Bernice Chase of Portland, OR and Mrs. Ada Ahannon of Long Beach, CA; one brother: Stephen Smith of Palm Springs, GA.

LEITZE, Agnes I. (Day); b. 21 Oct 1919, Alsey, IL; d. 18 Jul 1989, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Bowers Cem., near Alsey, IL; resident of Alsey; M. Charles Wayne Leitze on 22 Jun 1938 in Bowling Green, MO; Fa.: Edward Day; Mo.: Lillie Fundel; Survived by her husband; a daughter: Mrs. Donald (Janet) Slater of Alsey; four grandchildren; Donald Wayne, Brian Franklin, Melissa Anne and Drew Blane; a great-grandchild; Curtis Brian; and two sisters: Mrs. Clarence (Edna) Thompson of Rockford and Mrs. Charles (Norma) Leady of East Alton; Preceded by a grandchild: Lauren Dawn; three sisters: Alta, Lena and Nellie; and a brother: Archie Day.

LEITZE, Andrew Logan; b. 24 Oct 1884, Glasgow, IL; d. 1 Mar 1976, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Glasgow Cem., Glasgow, IL; resident of Glasgow; M. Bertha Green in 1914, she died in 1944; Fa.: Fred Leitze; Mo.: Mary Whyte; Survived by two children: Benjamin and Mrs. Bud (Margie) Miller, both of Chicago; eight grand and ten great-grandchildren; and a brother: Joe Leitze of Glasgow.

LEITZE, Charles Wayne; b. 29 Dec 1913, Alsey, IL; d. 27 Jun 1995, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Bowers Cem., Alsey, IL; resident of Alsey; M. Agnes I. Day on 22 Jun 1938 in Bowling Green, MO, she died 18 Jul 1989; Fa.: Creed Leitze; Mo.: Rachel Lanie Peek; Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Donald (Janet) Slater of Alsey; four grand and five great-grandchildren; and two brothers: Kenneth Leitze of Alsey and Arthur Leitze of Belleville; Preceded by one great-granddaughter.

LEITZE, Ida; b. 20 Jul 1905, Glasgow, IL; d. 12 Apr 1981, White Hall, IL; Bu.: Glasgow Cem., Glasgow, IL; resident of Glasgow, IL; Fa.: John Leitze; Mo: Christina Coats; Never married; she is survived by a brother: Kirt Leitze of Glasgow; and three sisters: Mrs. Margaret Woodall of Jacksonville, Mrs. Stella Todd of Winchester and Mrs. Tom (Loeta) Stice of Alton; Preceded in death by two brothers.

LEITZE, Joe; b. 1 Sep 1892, Scott Co., IL; d. 20 Feb 1979, Glasgow, IL; Bu.: Glasgow Cem., Glasgow, IL; resident of Glasgow; M. (not stated); Fa.: Fred Leitze; Mo.: Mary White; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Maxine Anderson of Waynetown, IN and three grandchildren; Preceded by two brothers and five sisters.

LEITZE, Katherine "Kate" (Hammon); b. 31 Apr 1895, Scott Co., IL; d. 3 Jun 1976, Godfrey, IL; Bu.: Glasgow Cem., Glasgow, IL; resident of Godfrey; formerly of Glasgow, IL; M. George Leitze on 27 Oct 1917 in Greene Co., IL, he preceded her in death; Fa.: Frank Hammon; Mo.: Alice (maiden not given); Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Neta Rose Mayes of Godfrey; two grandchildren: George Priest Sr. of Dallas, TX and Mrs. Dale (Katherine) Rotsch of Godfrey; and three great-grandchildren; Preceded by three brothers and two sister.

LEITZE, Kirt A.; b. 4 Dec 1892, Glasgow, IL; d. 20 Feb 1986, White Hall, IL; Bu.: Glasgow, IL; resident of Glasgow; M. Mary Christina Crum on 1 Nov 1914 in Winchester, IL, she died in 1966; Fa.: John F. S. Leitze; Mo.: Christina Coates; Survived by one sister: Mrs. Tom (Leota) Stice of Alton; two nephews; eight nieces; and many great nieces and nephews; Preceded by an infant daughter; two brothers: Harley and Milo Leitze; three sisters: Stella Todd, Margaret Woodall and Ida Leitze.

LEITZE, Lewis Cordell; b. 9 Jan 1917, Glasgow, IL; d. 24 Oct 1987, Kewanee, IL; Bu.: Kewanee, IL; M. Katherine (maiden, date & place not given); Fa.: Harley Leitze; Mo.: Theresa Drummond; Survived by his wife; a brother: Noel Leitze of Jacksonville; and two nephews: Harold Leitze of Bloomington, IN and Darrell Leitze of Jacksonville.

LEITZE, Norma Lee (Northrop); b. 1 Dec 1911, Scott Co., IL; d. 24 Mar 1986, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Bowers Cem., near Alsey, IL; resident of Alsey; M. Kenneth Leitze on 1 Jun 1930 in Hillview, IL; Fa.: Harry Northrop; Mo.: Cecile Fessler; Survived by her husband; a son: Kenneth Lee Leitze of Liberty, MO; two grandchildren: Kristin and Brandon Leitze of Liberty, MO; two sisters: Mrs. Clarence (Courtney) Dobson of Alsey and Mrs. Dorothy Coultas of rural Winchester.

LEITZE, Rachel Lanie (Peek); b. 26 Oct 1888, Scott Co., IL; d. 8 Sep 1978, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Glasgow Cem., Glasgow, IL; former resident of Alsey; M. Creel Leitze (date & place not given), he preceded her in death; Fa.: Thomas Peek; Mo.: Lura Ann Marsh; Survived by three sons: Kenneth and Wayne Leitze of Alsey and Arthur Letize of Belleville; five grand and eight great-grandchildren.

LEITZE, Theresa (Drummond); b. 23 Mar 1893, Scott Co., IL; d. 24 Jul 1986, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Glasgow Cem., Glasgow, IL; resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Glasgow & Winchester; M. Harley Leitze on 24 Mar 1912 in Glasgow, IL, he died in 1964; Fa.: Augustus Drummond; Mo.: Louisa Fundel; Survived by two sons: Lewis Cordell Leitze of Kewanee, IL and Noel Dean Leitze of Jacksonville; two grandsons: Harold Dean Leitze of Bloomington, IN and Darrell Lee Leitze of Jacksonville; and three great-grandsons; Preceded by two brothers: Connie Drummond and Bert Drummond.

LEIWE, Otto; b. 31 Dec 1913, St. Libory, IL; d. 14 May 1989, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Calvary Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Henry Leiwe; Mo.: Anna Mercerette; Survived by two brothers: Ted and Leo Leiwe, both of St. Louis.

LEMARR, Josie Elma; b. 10 Apr 1901, Macoupin Co., IL; d. 26 Jan 1986, Virden, IL; bu.: Oak Hill Cem., Palmyra, IL; resident of Palmyra; Fa.: Isaac Newton Lemarr; Mo.: Christina Cole; Survived by five nephews: Russell Lemarr and Mervin Lemarr of Palmyra, Marvin Lemarr of Hettick and Joe Lemarr and Roy Lemarr of Broken Arrow, OK.

LEMARR, Russell; b. 18 Aug 1917, Macoupin Co., IL; d. 12 Jun 1988, Surrey Co., England; Bu.: Oak Hill Cem., Palmyra, IL; resident of Palmyra; M. Clara Etta Shearburn on 18 Aug 1939 in Palmyra, MO; Fa.: Jacob Alvin Lemarr; Mo.: Katie Wells; Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mary Walden of Carlinville; three sons: Leslie of Carrollton, Maurice of Palmyra and Geoffrey of Poway, CA; eight grand and four step-grandchildren; and two brothers: Mervin of Modesto ad Marvin of Hettick.

LEMASTERS, Lena R. (Potter); b. 4 Sep 1908, Oakland, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 3 Aug 1985, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Laurel Hill Cem., Havana, IL: resident of Rushville; formerly of Havana; M. Harold J. LeMasters on 24 Dec 1937 in Havana, IL, he died 6 Oct 1984; Fa.: Ulysses Potter; Mo.: Mary Gorsage; Survived by three sisters: Mrs. Lora Thompson and Mrs. Irma Martin, both of Rushville, and Mrs. June Zeigler of Macks Creek, MO; and several nieces and nephews and cousins. Preceded by two brothers and two sisters.

LEMBLE, Ruth (Beerup); b. 25 Jul 1910, Franklin, IL; d. 16 Jul 1996, Flint, MI; Bu.: Franklin Cem., Franklin, IL; resident of Flat Rock, NC; formerly of Franklin, IL; M. Wilford Lemble (date & place not given), he preceded her in death; Fa.: Elmer Beerup; Mo.: Ruby Rees; Survived by several cousins; Preceded by a brother: Austin Beerup; and a sister: Katherine Beerup.

LEMME, Gordon Carlyle; b. 27 Oct 1915, Decatur, IL; d. 1 Jun 1996, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Fairview Cem., Bluffs, IL; resident of Bluffs; M. Lillian L. Franklin on 19 Aug 1951 in Little Rock, Ark.; Fa.: William Bert Lemme; Mo.: Lola Green; Survived by his wife; a son: Renembuck (wife, Loudene) Lemme of Vienna; two daughters: Barbara Macho of St. Louis, MO and Karen Ann (husband, Cary) Littig of Bluffs; eight grand and four great-grandchildren; and a sister: Nell Bader of Pittsfield.

LEMON, Claude R.; b. 9 Jan 1920, Scott Co., IL; d. 15 Aug 1995, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Calvary Cem., Jacksonville; WWII Veteran; resident of Jacksonville; M. Elizabeth Duncheon on 25 Jun 1949 in Jacksonville, IL, she died 21 Aug 1986; Fa.: Harry Lemon; Mo.: Alice (maiden not given); Survived by two sons: Robert A. (wife, Stacy) Lemon and Mark A. Lemon, both of Jacksonville; four daughters: Mrs. Charles E. (Susan) McNeely and Mrs. Joe (Laura) Beets, both of Jacksonville, Mrs. David R. (Geralyn) Merritt of Springfield and Claudia Lemon of Chatham; 11 grandchildren; one brother; Eugene Lemon of Roodhouse; one sister: Elva McMahan of Roodhouse; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by one sister: Frieda Patterson.

LEMON, Elizabeth A. "Betty" (Ducheon); b. 12 Jan 1923, Virginia, IL; d. 21 Aug 1986, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Jacksonville, IL; resident of Jacksonville; M. Claude R. Lemon on 25 Jun 1949 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Lewis Duncheon; Mo.: Anna S. Devlin; Survived by her husband; two sons: Robert Lemon and Mark Lemon, both of Jacksonville; four daughters: Mrs. Charles E. (Susan) McNeely and Mrs. Joe (Laura) Beets, both of Jacksonville, Mrs. David (Geralyn) Merritt of Springfield and Claudia Lemon, at home; six grandchildren; a sister: Margaret Hayes of Jacksonville; three aunts: Ann Lonergan Doolin and Mrs. Ralph (Dorothy) Eoff, both of Jacksonville and Mary Wiley of Galesburg; and one niece.

LEMONS, Bert O.; b. 22 Oct 1893, Milton, IL; d. 4 May 1982, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Green Pond Cem.; resident of Milton; M. Trula Marie Chandler on 17 Nov 1915 at Carrollton, IL; Fa.: Milton Lemons; Mo.: Adeline Demer; Surviving are his wife; three sons: Silas of Milton; Thomas of Pearl, and Robert of Pittsfield; and three daughters: Mrs. Mardelle Campbell of Pittsfield, Melba Lemons of Milton and Mrs. Evelyn Land of Broken Arrow, OK; 14 grand and nine great-grandchildren; Preceded in death by one son, three sisters and two brothers.

LEMONS, Bill; b. 25 Sep 1923, Milton, IL; d. 23 Feb 1990, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Pittsfield West Cem.; resident of Pittsfield; M. Doris Troutner on 12 Jan 1945 in Springfield, IL; Fa.: Clyde Lemons; Mo.: Harriet Hoover; Survived by his wife; a son: Randy of Pittsfield; a daughter: Lynn Turnbull; and one grandchild.

LEMONS, Charles "Bill"; b. 1 Jun 1919, Pittsfield, IL; d. 3 Mar 1977, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Pittsfield West Cem.; WWII Veteran; M. Helen Williams on 1 Nov 1942; Fa.: Howard Lemons; Mo.: Opal Collins; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Patricia Stewart of Caseyville; a granddaughter; his parents of Pittsfield; a brother: Jack Lemons of Winchester; two sisters: Mrs. Ruth Andrews and Mrs. Betty Ann Anderson, both of Broken Bow, OK.

LEMONS, Floyd N.; b. 18 Apr 1921, Washington, IL; d. 11 Aug 1984, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Fernwood Cem., Roodhouse, IL; WWII Veteran; M. Dora Mae Ferguson Harris on 8 Jun 1946 in Alton, IL; Fa.: R. D. Lemons; Mo.: Pearl Stevens; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Charles (JoAnne) Venvenuto, Wood River; two sons: Bill of Hillview and Gary of Roodhouse; eight grandchildren and one sister: Mrs. James (Betty) Phelan, Alameda, CA; Preceded in death by a son: Dennis; and two brothers.

LEMONS, Grace (Hillis) Morrow; b. 16 Apr 1901, Wrights, IL; d. 21 Jan 1992, Godfrey, IL; bu.: Oak Wood Cem., Greenfield, IL; resident of Greenfield; M. (1) Glenn Morrow (date & place not given), he preceded her in death; (2) R. D. Lemons in Aug. 1963, he died in 1967; Fa.: Frank Hillis; Mo.: Estella Crum; Survived by a daughter: Glenna Kirbach of Alton; a son: Leland Morrow of Carrollton; four grand and eight great-grandchildren; a sister: Anna Crater of Berdan; and a brother: Royal Hillis of Carrollton; Preceded by one brother: Russell Hillis.

LEMONS, James M.; b. 3 Sep 1916, Milton, IL; d. 20 Jul 1979, White Hall, IL; Bu.: White Hall Cem.; M. Florence Lambert on 15 Jun 1943 in Pittsfield, IL; Fa.: James Roy Lemons; Mo.: Hazel Louise Norton; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Donald (Rosemary) Nell of White Hall and Mrs. James (Ruth Ann) Flowers of Carrollton; and six grandchildren.

LEMONS, Jesse Howard; b. 22 Mar 1896, Pearl, IL; d. 18 Feb 1981, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Pittsfield West Cem.; M. Opal Collins on 26 Mar 1971 in Quincy, IL; Fa.: Charles William Lemons; Mo.: Ruth Main; Survived by his wife; a son: Jack of Pittsfield; two daughters: Mrs. Eugene (Betty Jane) Anderson of Wright City, OK and Mrs. Ruth Alice Andrews of Broken Bow, OK; eight grand, 10 great-grandchildren; and a sister: Mrs. Minnie Harbian of Alton; three sons, a daughter and three sisters preceded in death.

LEMONS, Opal (Collins); b. 22 Jan 1896, Griggsville, IL; d. 10 Feb 1986, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Pittsfield West Cem.; M. Howard Lemons on 26 Mar 1917 in Quincy, IL, he died 18 Feb 1981; Fa.: Henry Collins; Mo.: Ruth Alice Smith; Survived by one son: Jack Lemons of Pittsfield; two daughters: Mrs. Betty Anderson and Mrs. Ruth Andrews, both of Cabot, Ark.; nine grand and 10 great-grandchildren; Preceded by three sons; one daughter; one brother and two sisters.

LEMONS, Oscar; b. 19 Feb 1912, Milton, IL; d. 14 Mar 1995, Kansas City, MO; Bu.: Smith Cem., Milton, IL; resident of Kansas City, MO; formerly of Milton; Fa.: Virgil Lemons; Mo.: Elsie Walz; Survived by two brothers: George and Virgil "June" Lemons, both of Pittsfield; two sisters: Wilma Holsman of Beardstown and Barbara Womack of Grafton; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by ten brothers and sisters.

LEMONS, Pauline G. (Roth); b. 17 Dec 1921, Nebo, IL; d. 18 Apr 1983, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Mildred Smith Cem., Milton, IL; M. Virgil Lemons on 16 Jul 1941 in Palmyra, IL; Fa.: Allie Roth; Mo.: Pauline Lisenbee; Surviving are her husband; three sons: Donald and Henry of Pittsfield, David of Detroit; two daughters: Mrs. Joyce Fulmer of Pittsfield and Mrs. Patricia Casteel of Chandler, AZ; 15 grandchildren, one brother: Allie J. Roth of Beardstown.

LEMONS, Robert F.; b. 13 Apr 1933, Milton, IL; d. 14 Jun 1996, Lake of the Ozarks, MO; Bu.: Green Pond Cem., near Pearl, IL; Army Veteran; resident of Pittsfield; M. Joyce K. Fields on 11 Jul 1959 in Nebo, IL; Fa.: Bert O. Lemons; Mo.: Trula M. Chandler; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Scott (Elizabeth A.) Ruthardt of Glenn Carbon and Mrs. Jeff (Rebecca) Maxwell of Lincoln; one son: Robert F. Lemons II of Normal; two grandchildren; three sisters; Mardelle Campbell and Melba Lemons, both of Milton, and Evelyn Land of Broken Arrow, OK; two brothers: Silas and Thomas Lemons, both of Milton; and several nieces, nephews and cousins; Preceded by his parents; and one brother: Eugene Lemons.

LEMONS, Trula M. (Chandler); b. 15 May 1895, Milton, IL; d. 4 Jul 1992, Milton, IL; bu.: Green Pond Cem., Pearl, IL; resident of Milton; M. Bert O. Lemons on 17 Nov 1915 in Carrollton, IL, he died in May, 1985; Fa.: Silas Chandler; Mo.: Hannah Dugdell; Survived by three sons: Silas M. Lemons of Milton, Thomas B. Lemons of Pearl and Robert F. Lemons of Pittsfield; three daughters: Mardelle Campbell and Melba L. Lemons, both of Milton, and Evelyn R. Land of Broken Arrow, OK; 14 grand, 24 great-grand and three great-great-grandchildren; Preceded by one son: Eugene C. Lemons; four brothers; and five sisters.

LEMINGTON, Carrie E. (Dunlap); b. 1 Jun 1897, Ashley, MO; d. 28 Mar 1985, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: White Hall Cem.; resident of White Hall, IL; M. Jack Lenington in Bowling Green, MO, he died 24 Jun 1965; Fa.: Joseph L. Dunlap; Mo.: Armetha Jane Moore; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Dorothy Ford of Glasgow and Mrs. Virginia Thornton of Hillview; 11 grand and 18 great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Della Fox and Rachael Craig, both of Bowling Green, MO; Preceded by two daughters and a brother.

LENOVER, Ara Ann (Shepard) Klinger; b. 18 Feb 1903, Breshear, MO; d. 30 Sep 1987, Springfield, IL; bu.: Mounds Cem., near Timewell, IL; resident of Timewell; M. (1) John Klinger (date & place not given), he preceded her in death; (2) Henry Lenover on 12 May 1945 in Mt. Sterling, IL; Fa.: James Shepard; Mo.: Cora Mae Ross; Survived by her husband; one son: Roy Lenover of Monmouth; two sisters: Mrs. Elsie Davis of Clayton and Delpha Clark of Loveland, CO; and four grandchildren; Preceded by a brother and two sisters.

LENOVER, Henry Alexander; b. 24 Nov 1900, Rushville, IL; d. 16 Sep 1992, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Mound Cem., near Timewell, IL; M. (1) Hazel Carroll in Apr. 1919 at Rushville, IL, she died in 1936; (2) Ara Shepard Klinger on 12 May 1945 in Mt. Sterling, she died 30 Sep 1987; Fa.: Benjamin Alexander Lenover; Mo.: Rose Ward; Survived by two sons: Donald Lenover of Pana and Roy Lenover of Monmouth; five daughters: Anita Shawgo of Springfield, Sarah Greenstreet of Monmouth, Ruby Sipes of Table Grove, Erma Newingham of Mt. Sterling and Rosella Monaco of Las Vegas, NV; 32 grand, 63 great0grand and several great-great-grandchildren; Preceded by two sons: Henry Lenover Jr. and Carroll Lenover; two brothers: Ross Lenover and a twin who died in infancy; two sisters: Mary Lawler and Mable Chord; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

LENTH, Frances M. (Leonard); b. 4 Aug 1901, Morgan Co., IL; d. 4 Sep 1993, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Dr. Vincent T. J. Lenth on 28 Aug 1927 in Jacksonville, he died 13 Oct 1974; Fa.: Peter Leonard; Mo: Clara Hengel; Survived by one son: J. William Lenth of Tacoma, WA; one daughter: Mrs. William (Winifred) Kurtz of LaGrange Park; nine grand and three great-grandchildren; and one sister: Pauline Hayes of Chicago; Preceded by one sister and two brothers.

LENZ, Verna Marie (Davis); b. 16 Aug 1897, Brown Co., I; d. 23 Feb 1991, Rushville, IL; bu.: Hersman Cem., near Mt. Sterling, IL; resident of Hersman; M. Edgar Lenz on 1 Dec 1915 in rural Hersman, IL, he died 17 Sep 1957; Fa.: James Davis; Mo.: Mary Reische; Survived by one daughter-in-law: Harriet Lenz of Cape Coral, FL; four grandchildren: Kay Boudreau of Richmond, IN, Terry Lenz of Sarasota, FL, Gary Lenz of Deerfield Beach, FL and Cheryl Chignoli of Joliet; and seven great-grandchildren; Preceded by one son: Charles Lenz of 2 Apr 1989; and four brothers: Fred, James, Dale and Gennis Davis.

LEONARD, Alma C.; b. 6 Jan 1905, Cass Co., IL; d. 9 Jun 1983, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Walnut Ridge Cm., Virginia, IL; resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Arlington Heights, IL; Fa.: John Charles Leonard; Mo.: Lillie Simms; Surviving are two brothers: Charles of Springfield and Floyd of Virginia; a niece; two nephews; and several grand-nieces and nephews; Four sisters preceded in death.

LEONARD, Bernard J.; b. 9 Jan 1895, Germantown Twp., IL; d. 29 Aug 1984, Breese, IL; Bu.: St. Boniface Cem., Germantown, IL; resident of Germantown; M. Frances Nodhaus on 20 Apr 1920 in Germantown, IL; FA.: William Leonard; Mo.: Anna Albers; Survived by his wife; a son: Wilbert Leonard of Germantown; three daughters: Mrs. Kenneth (Irene) Hopsinger of Belleville, Mrs. Clinton (Helen) Meyer and Mrs. Ralph (Evelyn) Gonzales of Jacksonville; three brothers: Frank of Belleville, Alphonse of Mascoutah and Joseph of Germantown; 12 grand and 10 great-grandchildren.

LEONARD, Bernard Keith; b. 26 Mar 1911, Hillview, IL; d. 19 Nov 1983, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: Pine Tree Cem., Patterson, IL; resident of Patterson; M. Josephine Sanders on 23 Jul 1936 in White Hall, IL; Fa.: Samuel B. Leonard; Mo.: Anna Elizabeth Raabe; Survived by his wife; one son: Lloyd Earl of White Hall; four daughters: Mrs. Howard (Margaret) Carter and Mrs. Donald (Janet) Stucker, both of Jacksonville, Mrs. Jim (Ruth) Phillis of Auburn and Mrs. Danny (Sandra) Castillo of Tucson, AZ; ten grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one sister: Mrs. Gene (Hazel) Coats of Roodhouse; five brothers: Raabe of Alton, Brown of Jacksonville, Wayne of Jerseyville, Ross of Patterson and Floyd (Bud) of White Hall; Preceded in death by two sisters and one brother.

LEONARD, Rev. C. W.; b. 18 Sep 1889, Savannah, IL; d. 29 May 1978, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Rushville Cem.; M. (1) Hazel Heck in 1920 at Balboa, Panama, she died 2 Jun 1958; (2) Marie A. Stone on 14 Jun 1961; Fa.: Riley Leonard; Mo.: Elizabeth (maiden not given); Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Marilynn Murphy of New Orleans, LA; two grand and two great-grandchildren.

LEONARD, Eldon F.; b. 27 Sep 1905, Fulton Co., IL; d. 3 Sep 1991, Springfield, IL: Bu.: Hickey Cem., Chandlerville, IL; resident of Sherman; formerly of Cass Co., IL; M. (1) Freda Lynn (date & place not given), she died in Sept. 1955; (2) Francesca Shaffer on 1 Nov 1958 in Petersburg, IL; Fa.: Abraham Leonard; Mo.: Lillian Reardon; Survived by his wife; a sister: Alice Ashurst of Havana; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by two brothers: Charles and Delbert; and four sisters: Delia Wilson, Margaret Blodgett, Sylvia Emmons and Fanny Leonard.

LEONARD, Francesca M. (Shaffer); b. 3 Nov 1921; d. 31 Jul 1995, Sherman, IL; Bu.: Hickey Cem., near Oakford, IL; resident of Sherman; formerly of Chandlerville and Wood River; M. Eldon F. Leonard on 1 Nov 1958 in Petersburg, IL, he died 4 Sep 1991; Fa.: Rev. Torrance Shaffer; Mo.: Minnie Mae Roberts; Survived by a sister: Isabelle Harmon of Robinson; four nieces; and one nephew.

LEONARD, Leola Maxine (Sanders); b. 20 Jun 1920, Glasgow, IL; d. 9 Nov 1977, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Pine Tree Cem., Patterson, IL; resident of Hillview; M. Brown Leonard on 11 Aug 1938 in Bowling Green, MO; Fa.: Earl Sanders; Mo.: Blanche Coker; Survived by her husband; following sisters and brothers: Mrs. Garneta Watts of Jacksonville, Mrs. Keith (Josephine) Leonard of Patterson, Mrs. Floyd (Pearl) Leonard of White Hall, Kenneth Sanders of Morefield, NE, Basil Sanders of White Hall and Ercil Sanders of Chicago.

LEONARD, Margaret Ann (Evans); b. 12 Nov 1935, Winchester, IL; d. 28 Mar 1987, San Antonio, TX; Bu.: San Antonio, TX; resident of Castroville, TX; M. James D. Leonard on 22 Jul 1961; Fa.: Roy E. Evans; Mo.: Bertha (maiden not given); Survived by her husband; two sons: Mark of Mansfield, TX and Michael of San Antonio, TX; a daughter: Melissa, at home; a brother: Bernard L. Evans of Belleville, NJ; and several aunts, uncles and cousins; her mother survives in Winchester; Preceded by her father; a sister: Mary Kathryn; and two infant brothers: Joseph and Patrick.

LEONE, Sue I. (Hagen); b. 5 May 1920, Sioux St. Marie, MI; d. 4 Apr 1996, Litchfield, IL; Bu.: Benld City Cem., Benld, IL; resident of Benld; M. Batista Leone (date & place not given), he died 1 Jun 1987; Fa.: Walter Hagen; Mo.: Edith Ladoucer; Survived by two daughters: Karen Meehan of Roodhouse and Laura Kozemczak of Gillespie; seven grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews: Preceded by her parents and one sister: Pat Pairgin.

LEONHARD, Annabel; b. 15 Mar 1900, IL; d. 27 Feb 1981, Arlington Heights, IL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; resident of Barrington, IL; Fa.: John Charles Leonhard; Mo.: Lillie Simms; Survived by two brothers: Floyd Leonhard of Virginia and Charles Leonhard of Springfield; a sister: Alma Leonhard of Arlington Heights; one niece and two nephews; Preceded in death by two sisters.

LEONHARD, Beatrice J.; b. (not given), she was 72 years of age at death; d. 21 Nov 1982, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; resident of Virginia; M. Floyd Leonhard (date & place not given); Parents: (not given); Surviving are her husband; two sons: Wesley Bair of Springfield, MO and Sam Bair of Santa Fe, NM; two stepsons: Norman Leonhard of Virginia and John Leonhard of Fort Ord, CA; four grandchildren and three step-grandchildren; and six step-great-grandchildren; three sisters: Mrs. Clarence (Muriel) Mattson of Green Bay, WI, Mrs. Doris Witak of Marinette, WI and Mrs. Grace Johnston of Phoenix, AZ; and a half-brother: Frederick Yaop of Pestigo, WI; Preceded in death by a son and a half-brother.

LEONHARD, Emma Sue; b. 5 Dec 1890, Virginia, IL; d. 24 Jan 1976, Jacksonville, IL: Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; resident of Jacksonville; Fa.: Charles Leonhard; Mo.: Lillie Simms; Survived by two brothers: Floyd of Virginia and Charles of Springfield; three sisters: Annabel Leonhard of Barrington, Zelma Leonhard of Jacksonville and Alma Leonhard of Arlington Heights; Preceded in death by one sister.

LEONHARD, Homer H. "Monk"; b. 8 May 1909, Bluff Springs, IL; d. 1 Dec 1977, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Ashland Cem., Ashland, IL; resident of Ashland, IL; M. Freida M. Reiser on 27 Aug 1932 in Lewistown, IL; Fa.: Henry Leonhard; Mo.: Della Moulton; Survived by his wife; a son: John M. of Ashland; four sisters: Mrs. Mae Kirchner and Mrs. Goldie Watkins, both of Chandlerville, Mrs. Leta Goss of Beardstown and Mrs. Helen Douglass of Pittsfield; two brothers: Lloyd of Beardstown and Kenneth of Moline; and two grandchildren; Preceded by two brothers and two sisters.

LEONHARD, Jessie B. (Harmon); b. 30 Jul 1908, Beardstown, IL; d. 29 Jul 1978, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; M. Leo Leonhard on 26 Jan 1930 in Virginia, IL, he died 2 May 1973; Fa.: Charles R. Harmon; Mo.: Bertha Stucke; Survived by a brother: Charles W. Harmon of Beardstown and numerous nieces and nephews; Preceded by her parents, two brothers and a sister.

LEONHARD, John M. Jr.; b. 4 Nov 1959, Springfield, IL; d. 24 Sep 1988, Ashland, IL; Bu.: Ashland Cem., Ashland, IL; resident of Ashland; Fa.: John M. Leonhard; Mo.: Patricia Harris; Survived by his father of Ashland; his mother and step-father: Richard and Patricia Guffey of Ashland; maternal grandmother: Thelma Harris of Beardstown; paternal grandmother: Freida Leonhard of Ashland; a brother: Larry Leonhard of Ashland; a stepbrother: Richard Guffey of Ashland; and a nephew; Preceded by both of his grandfathers.

LEONHARD, Lena (Russwinkle); b. 5 Apr 1892, Meredosia, IL; d. 6 Sep 1978, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Oakland Cem., Meredosia, IL; resident of rural Meredosia; M. Charles Leonhard on 12 Aug 1920, he died in 1960; Fa.: George Russwinkle; Mo.: Kate Werries; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Melvin (Kathryn) Knack of Meredosia; two brothers: Clarence Russwinkle and Virgil Russwinkle, both of Jacksonville; and a sister: Mrs. Bernice Fuelling of Meredosia; Preceded by a son, four brothers and two sisters.

LEONHARD, Lloyd R. "Ears"; b. 6 May 1905, Bluff Springs, IL; d. 5 Apr 1978, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; M. Hazel M. Young on 6 Nov 1937 in St. Louis, MO, she died 4 Jan 1961; Fa.: George H. Leonard; Mo.: Della Pearl Langworthy; Survived by three daughters: Mrs. Gale (Sue) Lamb of Beardstown, Mrs. Larry (Mary Alice) Finch of Rushville and Mrs. Terry (Joyce) Clark of East Peoria; 15 grandchildren; these brothers & sisters: Richard and Leo Leonhard and Mrs. Leda Goff, all of Beardstown, Mrs. Mae Kirchner and Mrs. Goldie Watkins, both of Chandlerville, Mrs. Helen Douglass of Pittsfield and Kenneth Leonhard of Moline; Preceded by two sisters and two brothers.

LEOUCIS, Panayo (Zoumbos); b. 1 Nov 1892, Corfu, Greece; d. 30 Oct 1984, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Parkview Cem., Peoria, IL; resident of Beardstown; M. Nick Leoucis on 15 Mar 1915 in Moline, IL, he died in Nov. 1958; arrived in US in Feb. 1914; Fa.: Nicholas Zoumbos; Mo.: Katherine Makres; Survived by one daughter: Katherine McGuire of Beardstown; two sisters: Louise Couvas, Wilmington, DE and Mavretta Perdecaris, Athens, Greece; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded in death by two sisters and one brother.

LEPPER, Dale R.; b. 18 Mar 1925, Quincy, IL; d. 9 Jan 1990, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Berea Cem., Morgan Co., IL; resident of Ashland, IL; M. Ruth L. Lewis on 21 Sep 1947 in Morgan Co., IL; Fa.: Robert H. Lepper; Mo.: Marie Hagerbaumer; Survived by his wife; his mother of Quincy; one daughter: Mrs. Galen (Carolyn Sue) Foat of Colorado Springs, CO; one son: Gregory Dale Lepper of Ashland; four grandchildren: Andrew Jordan and Lindsay Marie Foat, both of Colorado Springs and Adam Gregory and Daniel Robert Lepper, both of Ashland; two sisters: Mrs. George (Lois) Berggren of Quincy and Mrs. Hadley (Shirley) Davis of Daytona Beach, FL; Preceded by his father.

LERCH, Elizabeth (Todd); b. 10 May 1885, near Versailles, IL; d. 2 Sep 1977, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Versailles Cem.; resident of Perry, IL; M. Henry Lerch on 29 May 1902, he died 29 Mar 1959; Fa.: James Todd; Mo.: Rebecca Surratt; Survived by a sister: Mrs. Mary Adams of Muscatine, IA; six grand and 16 great-grandchildren.

LERCH, Fred W.; b. 3 Oct 1906, Ivesdale, IL; d. 26 Mar 1984, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Rushville Cem.; WWII Army Veteran; M. Ruth Thomas on 23 Mar 1940 in Kahokia, MO; Fa.: Burkhard Lerch; Mo.: Maria Graul; Survived by his wife; two sons: Ralph Lerch, Kahokia, MO and Richard Lerch, Marion, NC; and two grandsons; Preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.

LERCH, James; b. 27 Oct 1914, Pike Co., IL; d. 20 Oct 1977, Quincy, IL; Bu.: Zion Lutheran Cem., near Mt. Sterling, IL; resident of Timewell, IL; M. Kathryn Harris on 23 May 1952 in Hannibal, MO; Fa.: John Lerch; Mo.: Goldie Steinbaker; Survived by his wife; a son: Rusty of Timewell and three daughters: Sondra Wilham of CA, Mary Jo Zimmerman of Versailles and Tonia Lerch, serving in the Air Force in Wichita, KS; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; a brother: Russell Lerch of Mt. Sterling; and a sister: Mary Irving of Chambersburg; and several nieces and nephews.

LERCH, Lola A. (Stuller); b. 11 Sep 1902, Chambersburg, IL; d. 16 Feb 1993, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Dorsey Cem., Perry, IL; resident of Meredosia, IL; M. Andrew H. Lerch on 24 Dec 1917 in Perry, IL, he died 2 Feb 1961; Fa.: Charles Stuller; Mo.: Abby Groves; Survived by seven daughters: Margaret Davis of Pontiac, Nellie Long of Bluffs, Mrs. Grove (Lena) Pruett of Jacksonville, Mrs. Leonard (Minnie) Easley and Elizabeth Boker, both of Meredosia, Catherine Long of Perry, MO, and Mrs. Frank (Mary) Brizendine of Woodson; several grand and great-grandchildren; and one sister: Mildred Butler of Pittsfield; Preceded by one son: Charles Henry Lerch; four brothers: and four sisters.

LERCH, Russell A.; b. 8 Jul 1913, Chambersburg, IL; d 10 Oct 1981, Beardstown, IL; bu.: New Salem Gray Cem.; Veteran; resident of Mt. Sterling; M. Virginia Bagent on 1 Sep 1933 in Quincy, IL; Fa.: John Stinebaker; Mo.: Goldie Lerch; Surviving are his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Neil (Marie) Parker of Rushville and Mrs. Buster (Wanda) Mendenhall of Mt. Sterling; two sons, James and Gene Lerch of Mt. Sterling; a sister: Mrs. Ed (Mary) Irving of Chambersburg; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; Preceded in death by a son and a brother.

LERCH, Ruth V. (Thomas); b. 12 Nov 1917, Lodi, VA; d. 23 Dec 1988, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Rushville Cem., Rushville, IL: resident of Beardstown; formerly of Rushville, IL; M. Fred Lerch on 23 Mar 1940 in Kahokia, MO, he died 26 Mar 1984; Fa.: William C. Thomas; Mo.: Nancy J. Widner; Survived by two sons: Ralph E. Lerch of Kahokia, MO and Richard W. Lerch of Marion, NC; two grandsons; two brothers: Paul Thomas and Howard Thomas, both of Peoria; three sisters: Mrs. Mae Young of Leesburg, FL and Mrs. Helen Wheaton and Shirley Thomas, both of Mesa, AZ; and a sister-in-law: Maxine Thomas of Beardstown; Preceded by two sisters and two brothers.

LERCH, Virginia M. (Bagent); b. 16 Jul 1915, New Salem, IL; d. 22 Nov 1985, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Gray Cem., New Salem, IL; resident of Mt. Sterling; M. Russell Lerch on 1 Sep 1933 in Quincy, IL, he died 10 Oct 1981; Fa.: John Bagent; Mo.: Effie Reeves; Survived by four children: Mrs. Neil (Maurine) Parker of Rushville, Mrs. Buster (Wanda) Mendenhall of Mt. Sterling, James and Gene Lerch, both of Mt. Sterling; a brother: Earl Bagent of Pittsfield; a sister: Mrs. Melvena Carbaugh of Glendale, CA; 10 grand and seven great-grandchildren; Preceded by an infant son, two brothers and three sisters.

LEROI, Zola M. (Willis) Westfall Ritchie Melvin; b. 9 Dec 1915, Detroit, IL; d. 23 Aug 1995, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Baylis Cem., Baylis, IL; resident of Baylis; M. (1) Arthur Westfall (date & place not given); (2) Harry Ritchie (date & place not given); (3) Dale Melvin (date & place not given); (4) Everett Leroi (date & place not given); Fa.: Benjamin Willis; Mo.: Georgia Gresham; Survived by her husband; seven sons: Fay Westfall of Baylis, Larry Westfall and Dean Westfall of Valley City, Clifford Westfall of Griggsville, Lester Westfall of Springfield, Darryl Westfall of Pittsfield and Ben Westfall of Quincy; one daughter: Mrs. Robert (Joyce) Fusselman of Baylis; 72 grand and great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Let Minear of Hull and Lucille Lee; Preceded by one brother: Claude; an infant brother; two grandsons; an infant great-grandson; four sisters: Lyene Hobson, Leona Vannatta, Gladys Bishop and Edna Millheiser.

LESCHIN, Sophie N.; b. 8 May 1893, Russia; d. 3 Oct 1982, Chicago, IL: Bu.: Westlawn Cem., Norridge, IL; Fa.: Nathan Leschin; Mo.: Rose (maiden not given); Survived by a cousin: Bert Luskin of Highland Park.

LESLIE, Carl C.; b. 1899, MO; d. 6 Dec 1977, Quincy, IL; Bu.: MO; M. Lucille (maiden, date & place not given), she died in 1972; Fa.: James T. Leslie; Mo.: Emma Ludwig; Survived by these daughters: Mrs. Elizabeth Thrasher of Williamstown, MO, Dorothy Saulzman of Tulsa, OK, Mrs. Leo (Nina) Cupp of Jacksonville, Ella Luzo and Loyce Hynek, both of Quincy; eight grand and four great-grandchildren.

LESUER, Ruth (Darnell); b. 10 Jun 1902, Winterset, IA; d. 29 Sep 1990, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Oak Ridge Cem., Springfield, IL; resident of Springfield, IL; M. Harold I. LeSuer (date & place not given), he died in 1969; Fa.: John Darnall; Mo.: Lillian Cotter; Survived by a daughter: Marilyn Winn of Springfield; one son: Jack LeSuer of Jacksonville; four grand and nine great-grandchildren; Preceded by a daughter: Ruthanne LeSuer in 1990.

LESUER, Ruthanne; b. 30 Jun 1926, Burlington, IA; d. 16 Feb 1990, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Oak Ridge Cem., Springfield, IL; resident of Springfield; Fa.: Harold LeSuer; Mo.: Ruth Darnall; Survived by her mother: Ruth D. LeSuer of Springfield; a sister: Mrs. Ken (Marilyn) Winn of Springfield; a brother: Jack LeSuer of Jacksonville; and four nieces and several nephews; Preceded by her father in Feb. 1969.

LETISSIER, Homer M.; b. 28 Apr 1904, Bath, IL; d. 6 Oct 1986, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Bath Cem., Bath, IL; resident of Chandlerville, IL; M. Lillian Baker on 17 Jun 1942 in Havana, IL; Fa.: William LeTissier; Mo.: Viola Holmes; Survived by his wife; two nieces: Rosalind Cooper of Long Beach, MS and Mrs. Dorothy Smith of Lexington, IL; Preceded by two brothers and two sisters.

LETTO, Kathryn (Frey); b. 31 Oct 1910, Girard, IL; d. 5 Oct 1979, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Pleasant Hill Cem., Girard, IL; WWII Navy Veteran; M. (not stated); Fa.: John Jacob Frey; Mo.: Ella (maiden not given); Survived by two daughters: Clare Letto of Garden Grove, CA and Karen Magee of Arlington, TX; a sister and two brothers: Eunice Wall of Jacksonville, John G. Frey of Virden and Robert H. Frey of Henderson, NV; along with several nieces and nephews.

LEURIG, Louis Franklin; b. (date not given), he was 85 years of age at death, Jacksonville, IL; d. 14 Aug 1987, Arlington, TX; resident of Mansfield, TX; M. Lillian Schiermeier (date & place not given); Fa.: Louis Leurig; Mo.: Lucy Ketner; Survived by his wife; a son: Louis Richard of Arlington, TX; a daughter: Marilyn White of Phoenix, AZ; seven grand and six great-grandchildren; and a brother: Harrison of Peoria.

LEVEQUE, Dale C.; b. (not given), he was 30 years of age at time of death; d. 8 Jul 1983, Springfield, IL; Bu.: (not given); resident of Riverton, IL; M. Pamela Kaye (maiden, date & place not given); Fa.: (not given); Mo.: Florence (maiden not given); Survived by his mother of Springfield; his wife and one daughter: Stephanie Leveque of Hempstead, TX; three brothers: Jim, Bruce and Paul; his grandmother: Margaret Leveque, all of Springfield; there are several relatives in the Jacksonville area; Preceded in death by his father.

LEVERING, Gladys (Shumaker); b. 14 Jan 1891, Morgan Co., IL; d. 16 May 1982, Long Beach, CA; Bu.: CA; M. Maris Levering on 17 Jul 1924 in CA, he died 29 Sep 1974; FA.: Reuben Shumaker; Mo.: Elizabeth H. Boyer; Surviving are a nephew; Don Shumaker of Bellflower and a niece: Bernice Cather of CO.

LEVERTON, Barbara J. (Phillips); b 31 May 1933, Rushville, IL; d. 29 May 1983, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Cooperstown Cem.; resident of Augusta, IL; M. Chester Leverton on 2 Apr 1952 in Macomb, IL, he died in 1976; Fa.: Walter Phillips; Mo.: Lena Juett; Surviving are the following children: Ms. Darla Leverton of Augusta, Mrs. John (Rhonda) Eickhoff, Jr., Bettendorf, IA, Mrs. Ron (Pam) Webb of Augusta, Mrs. Mark (Melinda) Myers of Huntsville, Lisa and Doug, at home; five grandchildren; three brothers: Miles of Canton, Bernard and Robert of Rushville; one sister: Mrs. Roy (Eloise) Heitz of Cuba; one sister preceded her in death.

LEVERTON, Billy; b. (not given), he was 45 years of age at death; d. 7 Sep 1977, Peoria, IL; Bu.: Cooperstown Cem.; resident of Peoria; formerly of Cooperstown; M. Betty Hammel (date & place not given); Fa.: Sam Leverton; Mo.: Jessie (maiden not given); Survived by his wife; two daughters: Peggy and Vicki, both of Peoria; a brother: Hugh of Versailles; and a sister: Mrs. Margie Ford of Mt. Sterling.

LEVERTON, Charles Henry; b. 28 Nov 1924, Brown Co., IL; d. 1 Jan 1985, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Cooperstown Cem.; resident of Beardstown; M. Rose Anna Taylor on 21 Oct 1949 in Brown Co., IL; Fa.: Samuel Henry Leverton; Mo.: Jessie Bernice Thomas; Survived by his wife; four sons: Charles Henry Leverton of Chandlerville, Terry Allen Leverton of Philadelphia, IL, David Leroy and Russell Dale, both of Frederick; three daughters: Barbara Jean Gustafson of Ripley, Jessie Ann Gustafson of Frederick and Marilyn Louise Bean of Rushville; three brothers: Hugh Leverton of Versailles and Warren and Donnie Leverton of Peoria; six sisters: Marjorie Ford of Mt. sterling, Bonnie Rieder of Pekin, Betty Moreland of Morton and Grace Eggers, Dollie Delicath and Carolyn Stone, all of Peoria; and 13 grandchildren; Preceded by one son, two brothers and a sister.

LEVERTON, Chester; b. 9 Oct 1928, Brown Co., IL; d. 4 Oct 1976, Macomb, IL; Bu.: Cooperstown Cem.; Army Veteran; resident of Augusta, IL; M. Barbara Phillips on 2 Apr 1952 in Macomb, IL; FA.: George Leverton; Mo.: Ruth Ann Morrell; Survived by his wife; children: Mrs. Tom (Darla) Winger of Augusta and Rhonda, Pam, Melinda, Doug and Lisa at home; four brothers: Howard Leverton of Peoria and Lee, Wilbur and Lyle of Rushville, and Sam of Mt. Sterling; and two sisters: Mrs. Roland (Linda) Gasgell of Chicago and Mrs. Donald (Nina) Ford of Rushville; Preceded by his parents and a brother: Francis.

LEVERTON, David L.; b. 5 Nov 1954, Avon, IL; d. 9 Nov 1995, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Cooperstown, IL; resident of Beardstown; Fa.: Charles Leverton; Mo.: Rose Taylor; Survived by his mother of Beardstown; his girlfriend: Velvie Sikes of Beardstown; one daughter: Autumn Cheyenne Leverton of Beardstown; one stepson: Dale Sikes of Beardstown; three brothers: Charles Leverton Jr. of Frederick, Russell leverton of Beardstown and Terry Leverton of Rushville; three sisters: Barbara Gustafson of Beardstown and Jessie Gustafson and Marilyn Bean, both of Rushville; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by his father and one brother: Samuel.

LEVERTON, Howard E.; b. 18 Jul 1918, Brown Co., IL; d. 22 Jan 1990, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Cooperstown Cem., Cooperstown, IL; WWII Army Veteran; resident of Rushville; M. Mildred Brooks on 2 Feb 1942 in Yuma, AZ; Fa.: George Leverton; Mo.: Ruth Ann Morrell; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Paul Kloker of Arenzville and Penny Powell of Rushville; three grandchildren; four brothers: Walter, Wilbur and Lyle of Rushville and Sam of Versailles; and two sisters: Linda Gaskell of Augusta and Nina Ford of Rushville; Preceded by two brothers; an infant brother; and an infant sister.

LEVERTON, Hugh E.; b. 16 Apr 1923, Brown Co., IL; d. 6 Sep 1987, Versailles, IL; Bu.: Cooperstown Cem.; WWII Veteran; resident of Versailles, IL; M. Joan Chinn on 3 May 1947 in Brown Co., IL; Fa.: Samuel Leverton; Mo.: Jesse Thomas; Survived by his wife; four children: Russell (Dennis Leverton of Mt. Sterling, Mrs. Robert (Diana) Hymes of Mt. Sterling, Mrs. Stanley (Elizabeth) Dilday of Marissa and Mrs. Rock (Donna) Root of Rushville; two brothers: Warren and Donnie Leverton, both of Peoria; six sisters: Mrs. Margie Ford of Mt. Sterling, Bonnie Reiter of Marquette Hts., Grace Eggers of Peoria, Betty Morland of Morton, Dolly Dellicath of Peoria, and Carolyn Stone of Peoria; and 13 grandchildren; Preceded by three brothers and one sister.

LEVERTON, Lyle Stephen "Stacker"; b. 9 Mar 1939, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 28 Jan 1993, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Cooperstown Cem., Cooperstown, IL; resident of Rushville; M. Sherry Eckroy on 21 Mar 1963 in Rushville, IL; Fa.: George D. Leverton; Mo.: Ruth Morrell; Survived by his wife; three daughters: Marie Leverton and Mrs. David (Linda) Carroll, both of Rushville, and Mrs. Marlyn (Melody) Huffman of Camden; two grandchildren; three brothers: Walter Lee of Mt. Sterling and Sam and Wilbur Leverton of Rushville; and two sisters: Mrs. Donald (Nina) Ford of Rushville and Linda Gaskill of Monmouth; Preceded by his parents and three brothers: Howard, Chet and Francis "Fib" Leverton.

LEVERTON, Samuel E. "Red"; b. 23 Feb 1952, Aledo, IL; d. 28 Sep 1982, near Mt. Sterling, IL; Bu.: Marden Chapel Cem.; Vietnam War Veteran; resident of Mt. Sterling; M. Pam Cunningham on 26 Feb 1977 in Brown Co., IL; Fa.: Charles Leverton; Mo.: Rose Anna Taylor; Surviving are his wife; his parents, who live in Frederick; four brothers: Charles of West Germany, David of Frederick, Russell of Arenzville, and Terry of Monmouth; three sisters: Barbara Nash of Ipava, Mrs. James (Jessie) Gustafson of Aberdeen, MD and Mrs. Robert (Marilyn) Beam of Pleasant View; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

LEVERTON, Walter Lee; b. 31 May 1925, Pike Co., IL; d. 30 May 1993, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Cooperstown Cem., Cooperstown, IL; resident of Rushville, IL; Fa.: George D. Leverton; Mo.: Ruth Morrell; Survived by two brothers: Sam Leverton of Mt. Sterling and Wilbur Leverton of Rushville; two sisters: Linda Gaskill of Monmouth and Mrs. Donald (Nina) Ford of Rushville; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by his parents and four brothers: Howard, Chet, Francis and Lyle Leverton.

LEVI, Lloyd P. "Doc"; b. 31 Mar 1903, Newbern, IL; d. 23 Dec 1994, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: Memorial Gardens Cem., Eldred, IL; resident of Carrollton; M. Martha Darr on 27 Nov 1927 in Alton, IL; FA.: Charles Levi; Mo.: Nellie (maiden not given); Survived by his wife; a sister: Edith Estes of Alton; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by several sisters.

LEVINS, Irma (Day); b. 21 Mar 1908, Rochester, NH; d. 25 Feb 1990, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Rutland, VT; resident of Jacksonville, IL; M. Robert B. Levins on 27 Nov 1930 in Rutland, VT, he died 11 Jun 1989; Fa.: Edward C. Day; Mo.: Almena M. Jones; Survived by five sons: Robert D. Levins of Rutland, VT, Thomas E. Levins of Jacksonville, Joseph C. Levins of Los Gatos, CA, Harry B. Levins of Manchester, MO and John A. Levins of Jacksonville; one daughter: Mary Ann Thomas of Lompoc, CA; 18 grand and eight great-grandchildren; Preceded by one brother: Kindrick Day; and one half-brother: Earl Moody.

LEVINS, Robert B.; b. 1 Mar 1907, Rutland, VT.; d. 11 Jun 1989, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Calvary Cem.., Rutland, VT; Army Veteran; resident of Jacksonville; M. Irma Day on 27 Nov 1930 in Rutland, VT; Fa.: Harry A. Levins; Mo.: Mary Ann Barrett; Survived by his wife; five sons: Robert D. of Rutland, VT, Thomas E. of Jacksonville, Joseph C. of Los Gatos, CA, Harry B. of Manchester, MO and John A. of Decatur; a daughter: Mary Ann Thomas of Wauwatosa, WI; 18 grand and 8 great-grandchildren; Preceded by one brother and one sister.

LEWEY, D. A. "Pete"; b. 7 Jan 1902, Donnellson, IL; d. 18 Oct 1984, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: Hickory Grove Cem., Wrights, IL; resident of Wrights; M. Mildred Henderson on 27 Apr 1928 in Hillsboro, IL; Fa.: Fred Lewey; Mo.: Nellie Beck; Survived by his wife; four daughters: Thurley Allen of Wrights and Sandra Barnard, Marcia Summer and Mrs. James (Debra) Gleason of Washington, IL; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one sister: Della Stephen of Winston-Salem, NC; three brothers: Ralph and Raymond, both of Peoria, and Harry of Houston, TX.

LEWEY, Eva Mae (Brooks); b. 6 Sep 1905, Raymond, IL; d. 19 Sep 1987, Raymond, IL; Bu.: Asbury Cem., Raymond, IL; M. Richard Lloyd Lewey on 22 Dec 1923 in Hillsboro, IL; Fa.: Charles Brooks; Mo: Elizabeth Harris; Survived by her husband; one son: Harold of Jacksonville; two daughters: Betty Mansfield of Modesto and Elizabeth Knight of Jacksonville; 8 grand, 18 great-grand and 4 great-great-grandchildren; one brother: Charles of Brone, TX; four sisters: Hazel Lewey and Lucille Myer, both of Raymond, Mary Ellen Worthington of Mexico, IN and Pauline Mier of Litchfield; Preceded by two brothers.

LEWEY, Lloyd; b. 15 May 1904, Coffeen, IL; d. 12 Oct 1990, Litchfield, IL; Bu.: Asbury Cem., Raymond, IL; resident of Raymond; M. Eva Mae Brooks on 22 Dec 1923 in Hillsboro, IL, she died 19 Sep 1987; Fa.: Oliver Richard Lewey; Mo.: Idella Hill; Survived by a son: Harold R. of Jacksonville; a foster daughter: Elizabeth Knight of Jacksonville; two brothers: Seymor of Butler and Woodrow of Hillsboro; six grand, two foster grand; 16 great-grand and 11 great-great-grandchildren; Preceded by a daughter: Betty E. Mansfield; and eight brothers.

LEWIS, Alfred Dale; b. 7 Oct 1915, Athensville, IL; d. 25 Nov 1981, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Rushville Cem.; resident of Rushville; M. Janet Jasperson on 16 Dec 1960 in Macomb, IL; Fa.: Riley Thomas Lewis; Mo.: Mary Ann Cole; Survived by his wife; a son: Marvin of Sandwich; two daughters: Mrs. Mary Jo Cannon of O'Fallon and Julie Lewis of Rushville; two grandchildren; three brothers; John of Greenfield, William of Jerseyville and Verba of Stockton, CA; and a sister: Mrs. Elsie McElroy of Roodhouse; Preceded by a brother: Truman.

LEWIS, Alta (Spicer) Frank; b. 17 Jan 1896, IL; d. 7 May 1990, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; M. (1) (not stated); (2) (not stated); Fa.; Lloyd McDonald Spicer; Mo.: Lillian P. Shinnebargar; Survived by two daughters: Kathleen Conner and Erma Deacon, both of Beardstown; one son: William "Tobey" Frank of Beardstown; 27 grand and 32 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by her husband; one sister: Letta Schleyhahn; one brother: Harry Spicer; and seven grandchildren.

LEWIS, Ann K. (Namie); b. 6 Jan 1916, Minneapolis, MN; d. 12 Feb 1987, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Winchester City Cem., Winchester, IL; resident of Jacksonville; M. Elmer Lewis on 29 May 1937 in East Peoria, IL; Fa.: John Namie; Mo.: Martha George; Survived by her husband; four sons: William of Darien, CT, David of Winchester and James and Warren R., both of Jacksonville; one daughter: Mrs. William (Mary) Imboden of Jacksonville; 5 grandchildren; three brothers: John and Joseph Namie, both of Minneapolis, MN and the Rev. Father James Namie of New York, NY; and two sisters: Mary Mathews and Jewell Hartman, both of East Peoria; Preceded by three brothers.

LEWIS, Augusta Christine (Berndt); b. 27 Apr 1897, Jacksonville, IL: d. 5 Sep 1977, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Woodwreath Cem., Island Grove, IL; resident of Springfield; formerly of New Berlin, IL; M. Earl R. Lewis in 1915 at Springfield, IL, he died in 1961; Fa.: Henry Berndt; Mo.: Elizabeth Christine Behl; The following children survive: Mrs. William (Mae) Cumby, Mrs. Fred (Rose) Prince, both of New Berlin, Mrs. Russell (Ruth) Jones of Pekin, Mrs. Harold (Betty) Pope, Mrs. David (Barbara) Bansbauer, Robert Lewis and James Lewis, all of Springfield, Ralph Lewis of Thayer and Loren Lewis of Athens; 29 grand, 36 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; Preceded by two sisters and a brother.

LEWIS, Bernice (Few); b. 25 Mar 1891, Greene Co., IL; d. 17 Oct 1979, White Hall, IL; Bu.: White Hall Cem.; resident of White Hall, IL; M. Allen B. Lewis (date & place not given), he died in 1968; Fa.: John Few; Mo.: Eunice Gilmore; Survived by several cousins and a niece; preceded by a son and a brother.

LEWIS, Betty (McEvoy); b. 10 Nov 1921; d. 10 Nov 1985, Decatur, IL; Bu.: (body donated to medical research); resident of Decatur; former resident of Jacksonville; M. William M. Lewis on 9 Oct 1948; Parents: (not given); Survived by her husband; a daughter: Mrs. William (Patricia) Kavanaugh of Decatur; a son: Michael of London, Ontario, Canada; and a grandson: Ryan Kavanaugh of Decatur.

LEWIS, Betty "Babe" (Orr); b. 24 May 1929, Ashland, IL; d. 1 Aug 1983, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Ashland City Cem., Ashland, IL; resident of Ashland; M. Homer Lewis, Jr. in Ashland, IL; Fa.: Walter Orr; Mo.: Blanche Camp; Surviving are her husband; one daughter: Mrs. Janet Lee McClure of Temple, TX; and one son: Russell Lewis of Anchorage, Alaska; and one grandson: T. J. McClure; one sister: Mrs. Virginia Summers of Ashland.

LEWIS, Betty; b. (not given), she was 64 years of age at time of death; d. 11 Aug 1984, Lafayette, IN; bu.: Lafayette, IN; M. James Lewis (date & place not given); Parents: (not given); Survived by her husband; five daughters; Area relatives surviving are a sister: Mrs. Nellie M. Cors, Debra Cors Slaid and William R. Cors, all of Jacksonville, and Carolyn Cors Dowis of Sherman.

LEWIS, C. Byron; b. 26 Oct 1907, Jacksonville, IL; d. 10 Jun 1995, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Charles R. Lewis; Mo.: Emma L. Johnson; Survived by a niece: Mrs. Bob (Debbie) Peshall of Tempe, AZ; Preceded by a sister: Louise Lewis Duncan.

LEWIS, Catherine L. (Moore); b. 22 Jan 1919, Ashley, MO; d. 27 May 1994, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: (cremated); M. Charles Earl Lewis on 26 Aug 1962, he died 14 Jul 1974; Fa.: Archie Moore; Mo.: Alice Crow; Survived by one daughter: Mary Alice Lewis; and a grandson: Charles Franklin "Pooter" Watts, both of Jacksonville; Preceded by two brothers and two sisters.

LEWIS, Charlene P. (Leonard); b. 23 Aug 1958, Burlington, VT; d. 29 Jul 1994, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Jacksonville East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Robert J. Lewis on 15 Jul 1978; FA.: William Leonard; Mo.: Mary Van Housen; Survived by her husband; her father of South Carolina; her mother of FL; two sons: Robert Jr. and Roger J. Lewis, both at home; two daughters: Alicia N. Lewis and Shirley Lewis, both at home; two brothers: Bill Leonard of CA and David Leonard of Rhode Island; one sister: Donna Provost of VT; and two half-brothers: Mark Van Housen and William Leonard, both of VT.

LEWIS, Charles; b. 6 Mar 1902, Eolia, MO; d. 19 Jun 1992, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Jacksonville East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Stella Wheeler on 23 Nov 1932 in Jacksonville, IL, he preceded her in death; Fa.: Joe Lewis; Mo.: Addie Watts; Survived by one daughter: Mary Lewis of Chicago; one step-son: Delbert Black of Jacksonville; several grand and great-grandchildren; Preceded by four stepdaughters; three sisters; and one brother.

LEWIS, Charles Press; b. 18 Apr 1890, Brown Co., IL; d. 4 Apr 1978, Mendon, IL; Bu.: Benville Cem.; resident of Meredosia, IL; M. Ruby Alyne Fisk on 14 Jul 1920 at Quincy, IL, she died 14 Jan 1978; Fa.: French Lewis; Mo.: Emma Shinnebarger; Survived by two sons: Lloyd K. of Plattsmouth, NE and Donald K. of Quincy; two daughters: Mrs. Erich (Bonita) Rodberg of Hull and Mrs. Robert (Barbara) Miller of Camp Point; three brothers: Warren of Beardstown, Harry of Abbington and Tom of Torrington, WY; a sister: Mrs. Abbie Burden of Torrington, WY; 21 grand and 16 great-grandchildren; Preceded by a granddaughter and a great-granddaughter.

LEWIS, Claude R.; b. 4 Nov 1894, Trenton, TN; d. 16 Dec 1993, Council Bluffs, IA; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; WWI Army Veteran; resident of Council Bluffs, IA; formerly of Jacksonville and Peoria; M. (1) Mabel M. Lorch on 14 Sep 1920 in Sikeston, MO, she died in 1983; (2) Mabel J. Roodhouse on 8 Jul 1984 in Jacksonville, IL, she died in 1988; Fa.: John J. Lewis; Mo.: Cassle D. Collins; Survived by one son: Henry (wife, Ruth) H. Lewis of Peoria; two daughters: Ellen Mae Kelly of Santa Maria, CA and Martha Jean Mathers of Omaha, NE; seven grand and 10 great-grandchildren; Preceded by one grandson; one brother; and two sisters.

LEWIS, Daisey; b. (not given), was 99 years of age at death; d.11 Oct 1985, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Tallula Cem., Tallula, IL; M. Lem Lewis (date & place not given), he preceded her in death; Parents: (not given); Survived by two daughters: Kay Wyant of Ashland and Geraldine Lewis of Needles, CA; two grandchildren.

LEWIS, Delbert O.; b. 18 Mar 1914, OK; d. 20 Dec 1993, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Manchester Cem., Manchester, IL; resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Manchester, IL; M. Ethel D. Rackley on 2 Oct 1933, Alton, MO; Fa.: John Lewis; Mo.: Cora Bennett; Survived by his wife; one son: Bob O. Lewis of Jacksonville; two grandchildren; one great-grandson; three brothers: Perry Lewis of Pleasanton, KS, Ova Lewis of Alaska and John Lewis of Rolla, MO; and two sisters: Ila Curtis of Rolla, MO and Ina Bouldware of Springfield, MO; Preceded by three brothers: Ralph, Paul and Harley Lewis; and two sisters; Joan Lewis and Wanda Licklider.

LEWIS, Donald E.; b. 10 Sep 1928, near Springfield, IL; d. 16 Dec 1990, Springfield, IL; Bu.: (cremated); resident of Springfield; M. Vera (maiden name, date & place not given); Fa.: Oliver Lewis; Mo.: Hattie Daniel; Survived by his wife; three sons: David of Clemson, SC, Dennis of Springfield and Craig of Saudi Arabia; one daughter: Mary Lou of rural Springfield; three sisters, including Dorothy Wilson of Jacksonville; and three brothers: Preceded by two sisters.

LEWIS, Dorothy Darlene; b. 16 Sep 1915, Clarksville, MO; d. 6 Dec 1978, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Jacksonville East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Joe Lewis; Mo.: Addie Watts; Survived by a sister: Mrs. Elmer (Mary) Buckner; and a brother: Charles, both of Jacksonville; Preceded by one brother and a sister.

LEWIS, Dorothy M.; b. 25 Jun 1920, Pike Co., IL; d. 23 Sep 1977, Quincy, IL; Bu.: Pittsfield West Cem.; resident of Quincy; formerly of Pittsfield, IL; Fa.: Fred Lewis; Mo.: Mary Allen; Survived by two brothers: Allen of Chicago and Fred Jr. of Quincy; and five sisters: Mrs. Henry (Aileen) Vincent of Quincy, Mrs. Bernardine Nunn and Mrs. Clifford (Inez) Shirkey, both of Jacksonville, Mrs. Louis (Rose) Vannatta of New London, MO and Mrs. William (Mardell) Fanning of Glendale Hts.; Preceded by three brothers and a sister.

LEWIS, Ed; b. 25 Mar 1921, McDonough Co., IL; d. 24 Dec 1995, Macomb, IL; Bu.: Pleasant Valley, near Macomb, IL; WWII Air Force Veteran; resident of Macomb; M. (1) Lucy Elizabeth Hare on 26 Dec 1946 at Macomb, IL, she died 25 Mar 1978; (2) Mary Alice Smith on 19 Jan 1980 at Macomb, IL; Fa.: Philip E. Lewis; Mo.: Anna Doran; Survived by his wife; five sons: Philip (wife, Kathie) Lewis of Carthage, MO, Michael Lewis of Virginia, Robin (wife, Debra) Lewis of Beardstown, James (wife, Jewel) Lewis of Gibson City and Randy (wife, Janet) Smith of Lanoka, NJ; three daughters: Mrs. Jim (Mary Ann) Richie of Ft. Campbell, KY, Mrs. Robert Patricia) Soer of Beardstown and Mrs. Jay (Kathie) Butler of Macomb; a brother: Bernard Lewis of Colchester; three sisters: Helen Lewis of macomb, Doris Edwards of Beardstown and Joann Moore of Colchester; 18 grand and 2 great-grandchildren; Preceded by a brother: John; and a sister: Mary.

LEWIS, Elizabeth (Gay); b. 24 Oct 1894, Pittsfield, IL; d. 6 Mar 1993, Quincy, IL; Bu.: Pittsfield West Cem.; resident of Pittsfield; M. Frank M. Lewis Jr. on 24 Oct 1914 in Pittsfield, IL, he died 1 Jan 1974; Fa.: William Gay; Mo.: Blanche Main; Survived by one daughter; Mrs. E. C. (Genevieve) Hartzell of Pittsfield; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one niece; and one nephew.

LEWIS, Ella Green Elmore (Marcum); b. 12 Jun 1887, Greensburg, KY; d. 1 Dec 1979, Orlando, FAL; Bu.: Old Salem Cemetery, New Berlin, IL; resident of Orlando, FL; formerly of Curran IL; M. George W. Lewis (date & place not given); Fa.: Greenberry Marcum; Mo.: Hesther Ann Belcher; Survived by two sons: Grady W. Elmore of New Berlin and George H. Lewis of Orlando, FL; and two daughters: Mrs. Vern (Jennetta) Wear of Hillview and Mrs. Wayne (Anna Mary) Nichols of Loami;14 grand, 24 great-grand and 4 great-great-grandchildren; and one brother: Creed Marcum of Summersville, KY in addition to Several nieces and nephews; Preceded by her husband; George W. Lewis, in 1963.

LEWIS, Emma (Mulkins); b. 7 Mar 1910, Rockport, IL; d. 14 Feb 1989, Peoria, IL; Bu.: Miller Cem., Atlas, IL; resident of Barry; M. I. J. Lewis on 14 Aug 1928 in Rockport, IL, he died 21 May 1983; Fa.: Luther Mulkins; Mo.: Annis Howland; Survived by three daughters: Alma Harshman of New Salem, Mary Bowen of Pekin and Nancy Alford of Geneseo; two sons: Arthur Wade Lewis of Barry and Larry Lewis of Green Valley; 19 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and a brother: Jess Mulkins of Denver, CO; Preceded by four brothers.

LEWIS, Ernest D.; b. 31 Jan 1907, Morgan Co., IL; d. 14 Oct 1991, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Kathryn J. Magill in Mar. 1931, she died 10 Mar 1983; Fa.: William Lewis; Mo.: Margaret Riblin; Survived by a number of nieces and nephews; Preceded by one brother and three sisters.

LEWIS, Everett L.; b. 11 Sep 1921, Morgan Co., IL; d. 11 Dec 1985, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Winchester City Cem.; Veteran; resident of Jacksonville; M. Virginia Alice Pate (date & place not given), she died 27 Oct 1983; Fa.: Walter Lewis; Mo.: Eunice Thorpe; Survived by two sons: Paul Lewis and Randy Lewis, both of Jacksonville; five brothers: James, Reed, Elmer and Robert, all of Jacksonville and Lyle Lewis of Winchester; and four sisters: Katherine Coultas of Franklin and Mrs. Raymond (Belle) Whewell, Mrs. Robert (Marie) Culp and Mrs. Harold (Ellen) Black, all of Jacksonville; Preceded in death by a brother.

LEWIS, Frank "Shorty"; b. 23 Jun 1914, Pleasant Hill, IL; d. 25 May 1996, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Baylis, IL; WWII Army Veteran; resident of Baylis, IL; M. Wanda Duggins on 15 Jun 1945 in Winchester, IL; Fa.: Melvin C. Lewis; Mo: Effie L. Thomas; Survived by his wife; three sons: James M. and Thomas Lewis, both of Baylis, and Frankie R. "Chuck" Lewis of Barry; three daughters: Mrs. David (Cindy A.) Forshey of Barry, Dixie Mae Alvies of Springfield and Janice Yokem of Sherman; 11 grand and seven great-grandchildren; Preceded by a sister: Mae Crowder; a brother: Logan Lewis; and an infant sister: Delcie.

LEWIS, Gerald E.; b. 10 Aug 1939, Farmersville, IL; d. 15 Dec 1996, Danville, IL; Bu.: Hersman Cem., near Mt. Sterling, IL; resident of Plainfield, IL; formerly of Mt. Sterling, Rushville and Valley City, IL; M. Violet Rozetta Ballenger on 2 Jan 1960 in Chambersburg, IL; Fa.: John Wesley Lewis; Mo.: Nora Lee Long; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Mike (Connie) Newenham of Rushville; one son: Robert Eugene (wife, Janet Kay) Lewis of Rushville; three brothers: Samuel of Rushville, Robert D. of Payson and Freddie Lee Lewis of Quincy; a sister: Rixie Sue Fuqua of Quincy; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

LEWIS, Gladys Elizabeth (Hersman); b. 12 Jun 1898, Hersman, IL; d. 13 Sep 1995, Quincy, IL; Bu.: Hersman Cem., Hersman, IL; resident of Quincy; formerly of Clayton, IL; M. Dana M. Lewis on 3 Aug 1922 at Ann Arbor, MI, he died 1 Jun 1970; Fa.: George Jacob Hesman; Mo.: Alice McGaw; Survived by nine children: Jean H. Delap of Quincy, Ruth M. Henderson of Asheville, NC, John B. Lewis of Delavan, Dana M. Lewis of Glen Ellyn, Dr. David R. Lewis of Elgin, George J. Lewis of Quincy, Dr. Charles E. Lewis of Mendota, Anne E. Ford of Paradise Valley, AZ and Mary Alice Garland of Pullman, WA; 35 grand, 60 great-grand and two great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by a granddaughter; two brothers: Frank and Glen Hersman; and a sister: Bess Andrews.

LEWIS, Glenn; b. 9 Apr 1911, Roodhouse, IL; d. 12 Sep 1981, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Sugar Grove Cem., Sweetwater, IL; resident of Athens, IL; Army WWII Veteran; M. Ruth Ott on 21 Dec 1951 in Quincy, IL; Fa.: Robert Lewis; Mo.: Hattie Barnes; Surviving are his wife and several nieces and nephews; He was preceded in death by one infant daughter, two sisters and two brothers.

LEWIS, Gregory Michael; b. 5 Jul 1961, Jacksonville, IL; d. 11 Dec 1991, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; resident of Chapin, IL: FA.: Harry Lewis; Mo.: Dolores Bradney; Survived by his mother and stepfather: Dolores and Maurice Funk of rural Roodhouse; father and stepmother; Harry and Pat Lewis of Jacksonville; one brother: Garry E. Lewis of Franklin; two sisters: Mrs. Marty (Glory) Reiser of Quincy and Linda Baker of Jacksonville; three stepbrothers: Gary Funk of Franklin, Greg Painter of Jacksonville and Gary Painter of Jacksonville; and three stepsisters: Mrs. Greg (Sharon) Parson of rural Jacksonville, Connie Williams of Florida and Gayle Ham of Jacksonville.

LEWIS, Guy A.; b. 15 Apr 1895, Gentry Co., MO; d. 5 Jul 1976, Beardstown, IL; bu.: Beardstown City Cem., Beardstown, IL; WWI Veteran; M. Ruby M. Worley in 1918 at Kansas; Fa.: Sam Lewis; Mo.: Daisy Rippy; Survived by his wife; these children: Thelma Cubbage of Springfield, Marjorie Parker of New Hampshire, Elizabeth Haferty of Pleasant Plains and Clifford Lewis of Quincy; 13 grand and 23 great-grandchildren; these sisters and brother: Opal Smith, Eloise Foxhaven, Ruth Jorgensen, Daisy Hummel, Mary Forben and Dawson Lewis, all of IA and Hilda Peterson of California; One brother and a son preceded in death.

LEWIS, Harold W.; b. 11 Mar 1927, Morgan Co., IL; d. 29 Jul 1983, Murrayville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Korean War Veteran; M. Mildred Ginder on 21 Jun 1950 at Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: George O. Lewis; Mo.: Mae Blakeman; Surviving are his wife; two sons: Darrell W. Lewis of Springfield and Terry L. Lewis of Murrayville; one brother: Donald Lewis of Jacksonville; and one granddaughter.

LEWIS, Hattie Jane (Griffin); b. 28 Sep 1892, near Short, Greene Co., IL; d. 22 Sep 1987, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Fernwood Cem., Roodhouse, IL; resident of Roodhouse; M. Oral Lee Lewis on 14 Jun 1923 in St. Louis, MO, he died 27 Jul 1953; FA.: John A. Griffin; Mo.: Amanda Smith; Survived by one son: John R. Lewis of Denver, CO; one daughter: Mrs. O. D. (Willa Jane) Harp of Jacksonville; two grandchildren: Jan Settles of Wapella, and Doug Harp of Jacksonville; and three great-grandchildren: Christopher Harp and Jennifer and Sarah Settles; Preceded by one son: William; two sisters; one brother; and one great-granddaughter.

LEWIS, Hazel M.; b. 27 Mar 1908, Jacksonville, IL; d. 15 Jan 1989, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Gilham Cem., near Winchester, IL; resident of Springfield; Fa.: Fred Lewis; Mo.: Myrtle Arnold; Survived by seven sisters: Edna Wahl and Dorothy Leadill, both of Jacksonville, Alta Sullivan of Oroville, CA and Lillian Albert, Mildred Harris, Aileen Simpson and Lottie Kerar, all of Springfield; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews.

LEWIS, Helen F. (Roe); b. 2 May 1938, Hamilton, IL; d. 18 Oct 1991, Springfield, IL; Bu.: (not given); resident of Springfield; M. William W. Lewis (date & place not given); Fa.: Dee Oliver Roe; Mo.: Violet Frances Taylor; Survived by her husband; one daughter: Mrs. Bruce (Lisa L.) Countryman of Springfield; one son: Bill II at home; her mother of Hamilton; one brother: Jay Rowe of Nauvoo; one niece; one nephew; one great-niece; and one sister-in-law: Dorothy Wilson of Jacksonville; Preceded by her father and one brother: Robert Rowe.

LEWIS, Herschel M. "Red"; b. 6 Jul 1916; d. 19 Mar 1977, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Pine Tree Cem., Patterson, IL; M. Maxine Crabtree (date & place not given); Fa.: Fred Lewis; Mo.: Mary Allen; Survived by his wife; two step-daughters: Mrs. Webb (Beverly) Walden and Barbara Newinham, both of Jacksonville; two children by a previous marriage: Michael and Vickie, both of Quincy; 11 grand and two great-grandchildren; and the following brothers and sisters: Allen of Chicago, Fred Jr. of Quincy, Eileen Vincent of Quincy, Dorothy Lewis of Quincy, Bernardine Nunn of Jacksonville, Rose Vanatta of New London, MO, Mardell Fanning of Glendale Heights and Inez Shirkey of Jacksonville; Preceded by two brothers and two sisters.

LEWIS, Homer L. Sr.; b. 22 Oct 1891, near the Jordanville community; d. 4 Aug 1983, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Ashland City Cem.; resident of Ashland; M. Mabel Thompson (date & place not given); Fa.: Josepheus Lewis; Mo.: Sarah Brown; Surviving are his wife, of Springfield; one son: H. L. Lewis Jr. of Ashland; three daughters: Mrs. Dale (Joan) DeGroot of Ashland; Mrs. Carroll (Betty) Houston of Auburn; and Mrs. Terry (Linda) Lueck of Temple, TX; 12 grand and 15 great-grandchildren; Preceded in death by one daughter and one stepson.

LEWIS, James E.; b. 17 Nov 1904, Scott Co., IL; d. 16 Mar 1994, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Winchester City Cem.; resident of Jacksonville; M. Mary Corder in Oct. 1949; Fa.: Walter Lewis; Mo.: Eunice Tharp; Survived by one son: James W. "Zeke" Lewis of Jacksonville; two grandchildren; three brothers: Elmer, Reed and Robert Lewis; and three sisters: Mrs. Belle Whewell, Mrs. Harold (Ellen) Black and Mrs. Robert (Marie) Culp, all of the Jacksonville area; Preceded by one sister and three brothers.

LEWIS, Justin Robert; b. 14 Jan 1994; d. 5 Apr 1994, Northridge; Bu.: Forest Lawn Mortuary, Los Angeles, CA; Fa.: Warren Lewis; Mo.: (not stated); Survived by his parents; his grandfather: Robert Lewis of Jacksonville; his grandmother: Doris Hout, formerly of Virginia; and an aunt: Kathy Handy of Virginia.

LEWIS, Janet M. (Jasperson); b. 26 Jan 1933, Pine Island, MN; d. 3 Jun 1984, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Rushville City Cem.; resident of Rushville; M. Dale Lewis on 16 Dec 1960 at Macomb, IL, he died 25 Nov 1981; Fa.: Christopher Jasperson; Mo.: Hilda Anderson; Survived by a son: Marvin Lewis; and a daughter: Julie Lewis, both of Rushville; three brothers: Jack Jasperson of Ft. Worth, TX, Al Jasperson of FL, and David Englebret of Hopkins, MN.

LEWIS, Jason D.; b. 23 Oct 1982, Springfield, IL; d. 23 Oct 1982, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Borlin Cem., southwest of Carrollton, IL; parents were residents of Winchester, IL; Fa.: Adrian Lewis, Sr.; Mo.: Victoria Ralston; Survivors include his parents; two brothers: Adrian K. and Andy, both at home; and his grandparents: Ernest & Bessie Ralston of Roodhouse and Vista & Wallace Lewis, Jr. of Winchester; great-grandparents: Wallace and June Lewis Sr. of Pearl.

LEWIS, Jerry E.; b. 11 Dec 1909, KY; d. 6 Jun 1986, Petersburg, IL; Bu.: Mt. Olive Cem., near Chandlerville, IL; resident of Petersburg; formerly of Chandlerville; M. Mary Logue on 7 Dec 1934 in Havana, IL; Fa.: Andy Lewis; Mo.: Fannie Skaggs; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mary Joann Stone of Greenview and Ethel June Buhl of Ashland; two sons: Howard of DeWitt and Robert of Petersburg; eight grandchildren; two sisters: Mrs. Roy (Bea) Nash of Pekin and Mrs. Mary Crooks of Long Beach, CA; and several nieces and nephews.

LEWIS, Jessie Mae (Williams); b. 14 Nov 1894, Jacksonville, IL; d. 6 Mar 1992, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Jacksonville East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Emerson C. Lewis on 25 Feb 1914 in Jacksonville, he died in 1965; Fa.: Clarence Williams; Mo.: Mary Beane; Survived by two sons: Clarence and William Lewis, both of Jacksonville; a daughter: Mrs. Lester (Delma) Rathbun of Hope Valley, RI; 14 grand and 34 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by a daughter: Ruth Elizabeth Lewis; a son: Gerald Lewis; three brothers: Floyd, Harry and Willard Williams; and a sister: Ruth Smith.

LEWIS, John Edward; b. 27 Dec 1909, Greenfield, IL; d. 17 Mar 1987, Greenfield, IL; Bu.: Body donated to science; WWII Veteran; M. Lillian A. Sonneborn on 6 Apr 1937 in Carlinville, IL; Fa.: Riley Lewis; Mo.: Mary Ann Cole; Survived by his wife; two brothers: William of Jerseyville and Verba Lewis of Stockton, CA; Preceded by two brothers: Truman and Dale; and one sister: Elsie McElroy.

LEWIS, John R.; b. 12 Jul 1924, Roodhouse, IL; d. 9 Jul 1990, Denver, CO; Bu.; Kansas City, MO; Army Veteran; resident of Denver, CO; M. Dorothy Housman on 22 Dec 1956 in Kansas City, MO; Fa.: Lee Lewis; Mo.: Hattie Griffin; Survived by his wife: a sister: Mrs. O. D. (Willa Jane) Harp of Jacksonville; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by a brother: William Gene.

LEWIS, John W.; b. 11 Jul 1906, Scott Co., IL; d. 10 May 1976, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: (not given); M. Mary K. Wagstaff on 20 Feb 1933, she died 13 Jul 1968; Fa.: Walter Lewis; Mo.: Eunice Thorpe; Survived by three children: Raymond of Jacksonville, Mrs. Robert (Ruth Ellen) Baker of Naperville and Mrs. Rollen (Betty) Camerer of Jacksonville; three grandchildren; following brothers & sisters: Kate Coultas of Franklin, James of Woodson, Reed and Elmer, both of Jacksonville, Belle Whewell of Jacksonville,,, Lyle of Jacksonville, Marie Culp of Jacksonville, Everett and Robert, both of Jacksonville and Ellen Black of Jacksonville.

LEWIS, Kathryn J. (Magill); b. 26 Jan 1907, Morgan Co., IL; d. 10 Mar 1983, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Ernest D. Lewis in Mar. 1931 at Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Lloyd Magill; Mo.: Annie Watson; Survived by her husband and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

LEWIS, Loren E. "Duffy"; b 5 Jan 1903, Alexander, IL; d. 9 Nov 1976, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Waverly East Cem., Waverly, IL; former resident of New Berlin, IL; M. Laura "Tootie" Breeding on 5 Jan 1925 in Springfield, IL; Fa.: Henry Lewis; Mo.: Ella Coker; Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mrs. Vern (Pat) Hoagland of Springfield; one son: Edward (Ted) Lewis of Auburn; and six grandchildren.

LEWIS, Lucy (Hare); b. 7 May 1917, McDonough Co., IL; d. 25 Mar 1978, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: (not given); M. Philip Edward Lewis on 26 Dec 1949 in Macomb, IL; Fa.: Jesse D. Hare; Mo.: Mary Strickland; Survived by her husband; four sons: Philip E. Lewis of Bushnell, Richard A. Lewis of Beardstown, Michael and James D. Lewis, at home; two daughters: Mrs. Jim (Mary) Richie of Casey and Mrs. Robert (Patricia) Soer of Beardstown; two grandchildren; four sisters: Mrs. Charles (Anna) Icenogle of Rushville and Mrs. William (Mary Ruth) Rexroat of Colchester, Mrs. De (remainder of obit missing)

LEWIS, Lyle D.; b. 7 Apr 1916, Scott Co., IL; d. 25 Jan 1987, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; WWII Veteran; resident of Winchester; M. June Little on 14 Sep 1946 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Walter Lewis; Mo.: Eunice Thorpe; Survived by one son: Leonard L. of Jacksonville; three daughters: Marsha E. Strubbe of Jacksonville, Mrs. Michael (Jeanne) Tendick of rural Murrayville and Debra S. Lewis of rural Jacksonville; one granddaughter: Samantha J. Strubbe of Jacksonville; four sisters: Kathryn Coultas of Franklin, Belle Whewell, Marie Culp and Ellen Black, all of Jacksonville; four brothers; James, Elmer, Reed and Robert, all of Jacksonville; Preceded by one son: Michael; and two brothers.

LEWIS, Mabel (Allen); b. 8 Jan 1887, Morgan Co., IL; d. 2 Jun 1981, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Leslie Lewis on 12 Sep 1906, he died 12 Sep 1956; Fa.: James Allan; Mo.: Christina Mutch; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. George (Virginia) Archer of Jacksonville; and two grandchildren: Kathleen Archer of Havana and Richard Archer, at home.

LEWIS, Mabel J. (Robinson) Veanier Roodhouse; b. 30 Aug 1901, Aurora, NE; d. 17 Feb 1988, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Fernwood Cem., Roodhouse, IL; resident of Jacksonville; M. (1) Franklin L. Veanier on 6 Oct 1920, he died 23 Feb 1957; (2) Benjamin O. Roodhouse on 14 Oct 1961, he died 9 Dec 1972; (3) Claude R. Lewis on 8 Jul 1984; Fa.: Richard W. Robinson; Mo.: Harriet E. Keister; Survived by her husband of the Barton Stone home; a daughter: Mrs. Marjorie M. Hayes of Falls Church, VA; three stepdaughters: Mrs. Maureen Boyer of Decatur, Mrs. Ellen Mae Kelly of Bakersfield, CA and Mrs. Martha Jean Mather of Omaha, NE; two stepsons: Benjamin O. Roodhouse Jr. of San Diego and Henry H. Lewis of Peoria; three grandchildren; 12 step-grandchildren; and several step-great-grandchildren; Preceded by a sister: Racheal M. Baker; a brother: George W. Robinson; and a stepdaughter: Hilda Alexander.

LEWIS, Mabel M. (Lorch); b. 27 Mar 1899, Alton, IL; d. 28 Jul 1983, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Claude R. Lewis on 14 Sep 1920 at Sikeston, MO; Fa.: Henry Lorch; Mo.: Minnie Kramer; Survived by her husband; three children: Henry H. of Peoria, Mrs. James (Ellen Mae) Kelly of Bakersfield, CA, Mrs. Robert (Martha Jean) Mathers of Denison, IA; 8 grand and 5 great-grandchildren.

LEWIS, Mae (Blakeman); b. 13 May 1898, Morgan Co., IL; d. 24 Feb 1979, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: (not given); resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Murrayville; M. George O. Lewis on 15 Mar 1922, he died 31 Dec 1966; Fa.: Phineas Blakeman; Mo.: Mame Osborne; Survived by two sons: Harold Lewis of Murrayville and Donald Lewis of Jacksonville; and five grandchildren; Preceded by a sister; Maude Blakeman.

LEWIS, Margaret Ann (Randolph); b. 21 Feb 1911, Chesterfield, IL; d. 6 May 1987, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Chesterfield Cem., Chesterfield, IL; resident of Franklin, IL; M. Paul Lewis on 6 Jul 1929; Fa.: Edward Randolph; Mo.: Mary Ann Lynch; Survived by her husband; one son: Earnest of Hastings, MI; three daughters: Wanda Baldwin of Springfield, Pauline Patterson of Jacksonville and Donna Hasse of Pawnee; two brothers and two sisters: Russell and Darrell, Letta Fenton and Jeanette Weise, all of Chesterfield; nine grand and five great-grandchildren.

LEWIS, Marvin L.; b. 9 May 1958, Jacksonville, IL; d. 8 Oct 1986, north of Industry, IL; Bu.: Rushville City Cem.; resident of Rushville; M. Becky Lashbrook on 12 May 1983 in Rushville, IL; Fa.: Dale Lewis; Mo.: Frances Fay; Survived by his wife; his mother of CA; two brothers: Lyndell Strode of CA and Paul Ray Ralston of White Hall; and five sisters: Juie Essex of Phoenix, AZ, Connie Outler of Hot Springs, Ark., Mary Schofield, Frances Jean Davis and Patty Cole, all of CA; Preceded by his father and his stepmother: Janet.

LEWIS, Mary A. (Howe); b. 25 Apr 1911, Jacksonville, IL; d. 31 Jul 1991, Granite City, IL; bu.: Jacksonville City Cem., Jacksonville, IL; resident of Granite City; formerly of Jacksonville; M. Russell I. Lewis on 2 Feb 1942, he died 19 Dec 1971; Fa.: Edward J. Howe; Mo.: Nancy Ann Bridges; Survived by one daughter: Nancy Milsap of Granite City; two grandchildren; and one sister: Mrs. Forrest (Fern) Widdows of Jacksonville; Preceded by two sisters.

LEWIS, Mildred A. (Chapman); b. 3 Sep 1904, Walnut Grove, IL; d. 24 Jun 1994, Macomb, IL; Bu.: Ripley Cem., Ripley, IL; resident of Macomb; formerly of Rushville; M. Lawrence V. Lewis on 7 Nov 1931 in Ripley, IL, he died 3 May 1972; Fa.: Fred Chapman; Mo.; Pauline Campbell; Survived by one son: Marlin O. Lewis of Macomb; three grand and four great-grandchildren; and one brother: Maurice Chapman of Frederick.

LEWIS, Nellie B. (Embree); b. 26 Oct 1905, Morgan Co., IL; d. 6 Nov 1996, Beardstown, IL; bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; resident of Beardstown; M. Richard Lewis (date & place not given), he preceded her in death; Fa.: Thomas Embree; Mo.: Ella Fluckey; Survived by a son: Buck (wife, Dollie) Lewis of Beardstown; and Margaret Spears of Beardstown, who was raised as a daughter by Mrs. Lewis; four grand and six great-grandchildren; and one sister: Dorothy Wheeler of Dixon; Preceded by one grandson and a brother.

LEWIS, Ora D.; b. 16 Jan 1890, Pleasant View, IL; d. 22 Jan 1983, Pleasant View, Il; Bu.: Messerer Cem., Pleasant View, IL; M. Monica Labadie on 12 Oct 1953 in Beardstown, IL; Fa.: Charles Lewis; Mo.: Gertrude Elliott; Survivors are his wife and six cousins; Preceded in death by one brother.

LEWIS, Paul; b. 12 Feb 1909, Carlinville, IL; d. 28 Jan 1989, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Chesterfield Cem., Chesterfield, IL; resident of Franklin, IL; M. Margaret Randolph in 1929, she died in 1987; Fa.: William Lewis; Mo.: Susan Karrick; Survived by three daughters: Wanda Baldwin of Springfield, Pauline Patterson of Jacksonville and Donna Hasse of Pawnee; a son: Ernest of Hastings, MI; nine grand and six great-grandchildren; and a sister: Emma Hall of Carlinville.

LEWIS, Raymond E.; b. 23 Jan 1894, Clay Co., IL; d. 8 Oct 1979, Clay Co., IL; Bu.: Elmwood Cem., Flora, IL; resident of Flora; M. Lela Brooks on 26 Feb 1916 in Louisville; Fa.: Robert Lewis; Mo.: Catherine Wyatt; Survived by his wife; these children: Erma Butcher of Springfield, Marjorie Stewart of Jacksonville, Catherine Overstreet of Flora, Lucille Weishear of Stamford, CT, Robert Watkins of Miami, FL, Marie Anne Lewis of Coral Gables, FL, Leon B. Lewis of Oklahoma City, OK, Eugene C. Lewis of Flora and Raymond D. Lewis of Mason City, IA; 23 grand and 15 great-grandchildren; Preceded by two grandsons.

LEWIS, Robert B.; b. 6 May 1913, Eolia, MO; d. 18 May 1985, Springfield, IL; bu.: (not given); WWII Army Veteran; resident of Jacksonville; Fa.: Robert H. Lewis; Mo.: Beulah Whiteside; Survived by two sisters: Mrs. Eva Thompson of Jacksonville and Mrs. Margaret Faye Smith of Stamford, CT; two nieces: Mrs. Catherine Jeffers of Jacksonville and Mrs. Barbara Ann Inges of Augusta, GA; two nephews: William Mitchel and Robert Johnson, both of Jacksonville; and several other nieces and nephews.

LEWIS, Robert Everett "Bub"; b. 26 Aug 1924, New Florence, MO; d. 19 Sep 1982, St. Louis, MO; Bu.: Jacksonville East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; WWII Army Veteran; resident of Jacksonville; M. Carrie Murray on 28 Nov 1968; Fa.: Ed Lewis; Mo.: Sally Conner; Surviving are his wife; eight stepchidlren; a sister: Maybelle Mickens of Arenzville; three brothers: Earl Lewis and Clark Lewis of Montgomery, MO and Ed Lewis of Las Vegas, AZ; 18 grand and three great-grandchildren.

LEWIS, Roberta M. (Garner); b. 6 Jun 1898, Cass Co., IL; d. 10 Nov 1982, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; M. Virgil Lewis (date & place not given), he died in 1972; resident of Virginia; Fa.: James Garner; Mo.: Minnie Carr; Survivors include one sister: Mrs. J. G. (Vivian) Murphy of Virginia; Preceded in death by five sisters and one brother.

LEWIS, Ronald Richard; b. 29 Jan 1968, Evergreen Park, IL; d. 23 Dec 1991, Chicago, IL; bu.: Holy Sepulchre Cem., Chicago, IL; resident of Chicago; Fa.: Jerry Lewis; Mo.: Betty Watts; Survived by his parents; a sister: Mary Jo Noreikis and a brother: Steve Lewis, both of Chicago; his grandparents: Barney Lewis of Scottsdale, AZ, Leda Lewis and Anita Watts, both of Jacksonville; and two aunts.

LEWIS, Roy C.; b. 10 Feb 1911, Knifley, KY; d. 11 Jan 1982, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Providence Cem.; resident of Springfield; M. Winona Rawlings (date & place not given); Fa.: Floyd Lewis; Mo.: Rena Phipps; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Rebecca Linney, Cape Nedick, ME and Mrs. Rowena Gerber, Bar Harbor, FL; three brothers; Leonard J., Chatham, Paul R. of New Berlin and Floyd L. of Auburn; a sister: Mrs. Irene Peters of New Berlin; and five grandchildren.

LEWIS, Ruby Alyne (Fisk); b. 18 Oct 1901, Fairmount, IL; d. 14 Jan 1978, Camp Point, IL; Bu.: Benville Cem.; resident of Meredosia, IL; M. Charles P. Lewis on 14 Jul 1920 at Quincy, IL, he died 10 May 1974; Fa.: George Fisk; Mo.: Nora Watkins; Survived by her husband; two sons: Lloyd K. of Plattsmouth, NE and Donald K. of Quincy; and two daughters: Mrs. Erick (Bonita) Rodberg of Hull and Mrs. Robert (Barbara) Miller of Camp Point; 21 grand and 16 great-grandchildren; two brothers: Frank Fisk of Chicago and Nelson Fisk of Ottumwa, IA; and two sisters: Zelma and Ruth, both of Pompano, FL; Preceded by one granddaughter; one great-granddaughter; and one brother.

LEWIS, Ruby M. (Worley); b. 29 Apr 1901, Hopkins, MO; d. 27 Oct 1983, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; M. Guy A. Lewis on 26 Aug 1918 in Camp Funston, KS, he died 5 Jul 1976; Fa.: John W. Worley; Mo.: Elizabeth Atterberry; Surviving are two daughters: Marjorie Parker of New Market, NH; and Elizabeth Hagerty of Beardstown; 13 grand, 34 great-grand and 10 great-great-grandchildren; a brother: Lynn Worley of Garland, TX; a niece and two nephews; Preceded in death by a daughter, two sons, two brothers and a sister.

LEWIS, Sylvester; b. (not given), KY, he was 91 years of age at the time of death; d. 11 Mar 1986, Litchfield, KY; Bu.: Antioch Cem., Litchfield, KY; M. Elfra Slaughter (date & place not given), she preceded him in death; Parents: (not given); Survived by three sons: J. W. Lewis of Litchfield, KY, Oval Lewis of Alexander and Arlie Lewis of Pleasant Plains; three daughters: Annie Jane Lewis at home, Mabel Slamon and Vitula Gittings, both of Louisville, KY; 18 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and a sister: Ona Clark of Litchfield, KY; Preceded in death by three grandchildren.

LEWIS, Thomas D.; b. 30 Sep 1905, Brooklyn, IL; d. 24 May 1987, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Brooklyn Cem.; resident of Brooklyn, IL; M. Maude Lantz on 14 Jan 1929 in Aledo, IL; Fa.: William T. Lewis; Mo.: Nola B. Lantz; Survived by his wife; two sons: Scott of Springfield and John of Beardstown; one daughter: Marion Lukasik of Beardstown; one brother: William Lewis of Springfield; two sisters: Mrs. Mary Wienberg of Augusta and Mrs. Margareet Neeley of Littleton; eight grand and two great-grandchildren.

LEWIS, Tillie Mae (Dixon) DeGroot; b. 4 Nov 1902, Morgan Co., IL; d. 16 Jul 1993, Kewanee, IL; Bu.: Ebenezer Cem, Morgan Co., IL; resident of Kewanee; formerly of Morgan County; M. (1) Jerry DeGroot (date & place not given); (2) Raymond Lewis (date & place not given), he died in 1976; Fa.: Grant Dixon; Mo.: Laura Parrish; Survived by three nephews, including Alpha DeGroot of Jacksonville and Joe DeGroot of Literberry; and a niece; Preceded by a brother: Hobert Dixon; and five sisters: Nettie Burmeister, Jennie DeGroot, Viola Piester, Ruby and Ettie Dixon.

LEWIS, Virginia "Jenny" Alice (Pate); b. 21 Jul 1927, Jacksonville, IL; d. 27 Oct 1983, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Union Cem., Pisgah, IL; M. (not stated); Fa.: Charles Pate; Mo.: Spicey Jane Wilson; Survivors include two sons: Paul and Randy, both of Jacksonville; and one sister: Priscilla Holtzman of Jacksonville; Preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters; (no mention made of husband).

LEWIS, Wallace E.; b. 19 Dec 1903, Rockport, IL; d. 15 Oct 1993, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Greenpond Cem., nr Pearl, IL; M. M. June Akers on 16 Mar 1923 in Pearl, IL; Fa.; William Carroll Lewis; Mo.: Ethel L. Thomas; Survived by his wife; a son: Wallace "Bud" Lewis of Winchester; three daughters: Mary L. Mortland of Canton, Virginia Morland of Hardin and Janet M. Bonnett of Pittsfield; 12 grand, 24 great-grand and three great-great-grandchildren; one brother: William Conrad Lewis of Pittsfield; and two sisters: Nellie W. Smith of Milton and Phoebe Gorton of Barry; Preceded by an infant son: a grandson; a great-grandson; a brother and five sisters.

LEWIS, Warren; b. (not given), he was 72 years of age at death; d. 22 Apr 1991, Clay City, IL; bu.: Ingraham Cem., Louisville; resident of Clay City, IL; Fa.: Harvey Lewis; Mo.: Iva Kepley; Survived by two sisters: Mrs. Donald (Irma) Williamson of Jacksonville and Mrs. John (Nadine) McDonald of Ft. Myers, FL; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by his parents; and one sister: Mrs. Albion (Aubria) Lavallie.

LEWIS, William M.; b. (not given), DuQuoin, IL, he was 70 years of age at death; d. 16 Mar 1987, Edinburg, TX; Bu.: (body donated to medical science); M. Betty McEvoy in 1948, she died in 1985; Fa.: Omer Lewis; Mo.: Pearl (maiden not given); Survived by two sons: Kent of Louisville and Michael of London, Ontario, Canada; a daughter: Mrs. William (Pat) Kavanaugh of Decatur; and two grandchildren; Preceded by a sister and a grandson.

LEWIS, William W.; b. 25 Aug 1932, Fancy Creek, IL; d. 7 Jun 1994, Springfield, IL: Bu.: Riddle Hill Cem., Riddle Hill, IL; resident of Springfield, IL; M. Helen F. Rowe on 30 Dec 1960, she died 18 Oct 1991; Fa.: Oliver D. Lewis; Mo.: Hattie I. Daniels; Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Bruce (Lisa L.) Countryman of Springfield; one son: Bill Lewis of Springfield; one granddaughter; three sisters: Dorothy Wilson of Jacksonville and Mrs. John (Martha) Nally and Mrs. Robert (Linda) Williams, both of Springfield; two brothers: Leo Lewis of Springfield and Paul Lewis of Portland, OR; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by two sisters: Juanita Brogdon and Mary Rodgers; and one brother: Donald Lewis.

LEWIS, Wilmetta E. "Billie" (Phillips) Venicombe; b 18 Apr 1916, Griggsville, IL; d. 7 Apr 1988, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Park Lawn Cem., Barry, IL; resident of Barry; M. (1) Leonard Venicombe (date & place not given); he died in 1952; (2) Albert G. Lewis in 1954 at Pittsfield, IL; Fa.: Albert Phillips; Mo.: Hazel Dunaway; Survived by her husband; two sons: Edward Venicombe of Barry and Rick Lewis of Barry; one grandchild; four sisters: Katherine Butler of rural Pittsfield, Lois Dunham of Griggsville, Hazel Russell of Pittsfield and Alberta Shaw of Griggsville.

LEYERLE, Hattie (Tines); b. 24 Jul 1907, Bloomfield, MO; d. 26 Nov 1984, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Fairmont Cem., Cape Girardeau, MO; resident of Cape Girardeau; M. Robert L. Lyerle (date & place not given), he died in July 1984; Fa.: James Tines; Mo.: Eartie Wright; Survived by one daughter: Mrs. John (Brenda) Adcock, Jacksonville; two grandsons: Jason and Aaron Adcock, Jacksonville; and one sister: Pearl Westrick, St. Louis, MO.

LEYERLE, Robert L.; b. 20 Aug 1899, Jonesboro, IL; d. 28 Jul 1984, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Cape Girardeau, MO; resident of Cape Girardeau; M. Hattie Tines (date & place not given); Fa.: William F. Leyerle; Mo.: Ada Dora Dillow; Survived by his wife; his daughter; two grandchildren; two brothers: Thomas and Fred, both of Cape Girardeau, MO; (His daughter: Mrs. John (Brenda) Adcock of Jacksonville whom he was visiting at the time of death.)


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