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 available 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.


ABBEY, Gloria Faye; (not stated); d: 14Sep1993, Denver, Colo. (St. Lukes Hospital); bu: Denver, Colo.; m: Columbus (no surname included) fa & mo: (not stated). A former resident of Jacksonville, IL Survived by her husband and two brothers: Orvel Abbey and wife, Ethel of Jacksonville, and Palmer Chatman of California; one aunt; one uncle; two cousins; and many nieces and nephews.

ABBOTT, George William; b: 30Aug1904, Mason Co., IL; d: 16Nov1981, Beardstown, IL; bu: Fairview Cemetery; fa: Henry A. Abbott; mo: Carrie Elizabeth Bell. Resident of Myers Nursing Home, Beardstown, IL Survived by a brother, Vertis of Chandlerville; and five sisters: Helen Cutlip of Nenicen, Fla., Carrie Bell Allison of Reo Linda, Calif., Alice Gibson of Sacramento, Calif., Mae Kramer of Bath and Faye Atterberry of Chandlerville. Preceded by two sisters and a brother.

ABBOTT, Lester Charles Sr. b: 30Sep1918, Rutland, Vermont; d: 25Sep1977, Jacksonville IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Beverly Melen on 6Jul1940 in Rutland, Vermont; fa: Lyndell Abbott; mo: Mary Foley. Resident of 1539 Lakeview Terrace, Jacksonville IL WWII Navy Vet. Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Rollin (Carol) Martin of Florissant, Mo. and Mrs. Linda Webber of San Diego, Calif.; a son: Lester "Jay" Abbott, Jr. of Jacksonville; nine grandchildren; two half-brothers: Elwin Abbott of Three Rivers, Mass. and Elbridge of Crown Point, N.Y. Preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.

ABBOTT, Nellie Mae (Stevens) Blair b: 7Mar1903, Greene Co., IL; d: 24Jan1977, Alton, IL; bu: White Hall Cemetery; m: 1) George Blair (no date or place stated) and 2) Ethelbert Abbott (no date or place stated); fa: James L. Stevens; mo: Cora Davis. Resident of Alton, IL 1st husband died in 1931; 2nd in 1974. Survived by these children: Mrs. Richard (Frances) Stamper and Mrs. Gerald (Nellie Mae) Whorl, both of Alton, Mrs. Charles (Jacqueline) Reddinghause of Cape Coral, Fla., James H. Blair of Seminole, Fla.; two step-children: Bert Abbott and Mrs. Jane Wisdey, both of Kentucky; 13 grand and four great-grandchildren; a brother: Ed Stevens of Greenfield; and a sister: Mrs. Alfreda Kane of Lavonia, Mich. Preceded by a daughter and two brothers.

ABBOTT,Robert Lee; b: 9Mar1936, Jerseyville, IL; d: 4Jan1984, 5 miles north of White Hall, IL; bu: Oak Grove Cemetery, Jerseyville, IL; m: Mildred Jean Scoggins on 1Mar1977 in Jerseyville, IL; fa: William H. Abbot; mo: Thelma Greene. Resident of White Hall, IL Surviving are his wife; his mother: Tema Abbot Birch of Kane; three daughters: Nancy Abbott of Jerseyville, Averly Abbot of Jacksonville and Katrina Abbot, at home; a son: Eddie Abbot of Oklahoma City, Okla.; two stepdaughters: Jennie Ann Dabbs and Christine JoAnn Dabbs, both at home; and a step-son: Patrick Allen Dabbs, at home; two grandchildren; a brother: Norman Abbott of Columbia, S.C. Preceded by his father, a sister, and a brother.

ABBOTT, Vertis; b: 3May1911, Mason Co., IL; d: 18Sep1983, Springfield IL (St. John's Hospital); bu: Fairview Cemetery, Chandlerville, IL; m: Marian Shun on 23Feb1948 in Freeport, IL; fa; Henry Arthur Abbott; mo: Carrie Elizabeth Bell. Resident of Chandlerville, IL Survived by his wife; five sons: William of Chandlerville; Thomas of Lewiston, Fla.; Kenneth of Garland, Texas; Paul of Pryor, Okla.; and Richard of Chandlerville; two grandchildren; five sisters: Mrs. Helen Cutlip of Venice, Fla.; Mrs. Carrie Bell Allison of Rio Linda, Calif.; Alice Gibson of Sacramento, Calif.; Mae Kramer of Bath; and Fay Atterberry of Chandlerville. Preceded by one son.

ABELL, Theodore A.; b: 9Nov1898, Adair Co., Ky.; d: 18Dec1993, Galesburg, IL (St. Mary's Hosp); bu: St. Mary's Cemetery, New Berlin, IL; m: Mary G. Wethington on 28Feb1922 in Clementsville, Ky; fa: William W. Abell; mo: Martina Wethington. Wife preceded in death in 1956. Resident of Loami, Illinois. Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Alphonse (Ann Louise) Meirhaeghe of Woodhull and Mrs. Robert (Jeannine) Frank of New Berlin; eight grand and 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by a son: William in 1989; and two brothers; and two sisters.

ABELL, William T.; b: 2Sep1926, Loami, IL; d: 26Nov1989, Mason City, Ia. (St. Joseph Hosp); bu: St. Patrick's Cemetery, Dougherty, Ia.; m: Mary Staudt on 10Feb1949 in Dougherty, Ia.; fa: Theo Abell; mo: Mary Wethington. A former resident of Loami, IL Korean War Army Vet. Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mrs. Ross (Patricia) Aleff of Rochester, Minn.; one son: David of Dougherty; two grandchildren; his father of Loami; and two sisters: Mrs. Robert (Jeannie) Frank of Loami and Mrs. Walt (Ann Louise) Minder of Woodhull.

ABELN, Catherine C.; b: 12Sep1903, Arkansas; d: 10Sep1990, Jerseyville, IL (Jersey Community Hospital); bu: St. John's Cemetery, Carrollton, IL; fa: William Abeln; mo: Elizabeth Stopfer. Resident of Jerseyville; formerly of Greene Co., IL Survived by six sisters: Mark Kirbach and Agnes Kirbach, both of Carrollton, Cecilia Kallal, Josephine Kallal and Margaret Skinner, all of Jerseyville, and Elizabeth Weishaupt of Batchtown. Preceded by a brother: John; and two sisters: Christine Scribner and Ann Feldman.

ABER, Dorothy (Winder) Neil; b: 1Oct1940, Beardstown, IL; d: 2Jul1978, Springfield, I.. (Memorial Medical Center); bu: Oak Hill Cemetery, Buckhart, IL; m: William R. Aber (no date or place stated); fa: Horance H. Winder; mo: Pauline Anderson. Resident of Rivertown; formerly of Beardstown, IL Survived by her husband; two daughters: Lisa Diane Sander and Pauline Jane Aber, at home; stepchildren: Ruth Aber of LItchfield, Robert Aber, with the Army in Germany, Arthur Aber of Litchfield, John and Gene Aber of Carlinville; her mother: Mrs. Pauline Winder of Beardstown; and grandmother: Mrs. Lillian Anderson, also of Beardstown.

ABER, George William; b: 1Jan1901, Quincy, IL; d: 12Feb1991, Rushville, IL (Culbertson Memorial Hospital); bu: Mt. Sterling City Cemetery, Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Vada Rigg on 18Oct1945 in Edina, Mo.; fa: James H. Aber; mo: Sarah Fagen. Resident of 202 E. Washington St., Mt. Sterling, IL Survived by his wife; one son: Hugh W. Aber of Yarnell, Ariz.; one stepson: Arthur E. Hicks of R.R. 1, Versailles, five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Preceded by one brother: Don; and two great-grandchildren.

ABER, Helen Mildred (Fry); b: 25Feb1903, Hersman, IL; d: 6Feb1996, Quincy, Il (Blessing Hosp); bu: Family lot, Hersman Cemetery; m: C. Donald Aber on 14Sep1926 in Quincy, IL; fa: Harvey Fry; mo: Florence Means. Husband preceded in death 28Nov1980. Resident of Quincy; formerly of Mt. Sterling. Survived by two daughters: Ruth "Betty" Daugherty of Quincy and Barbara Elliott of Harrisburg; two brothers: James H. Fry and J. William Fry, both of M. Sterling; two sisters: Frances Betthauer of Yorkville and Mrs. Donald (Ruth) Faler of Quincy; six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

ABER, Margaret Alma; b: 17May1897, Pike Co., IL; d: 23Aug1976, Barry, IL (Community Care Center); bu: Pittsfield West Cemetery Mausoleum; m: Frank Aber (no place or date indicated); fa: Robert Emmett Rush; mo: Cammie Bradburn. Husband preceded in death 26Oct1966. A resident of Barry, IL Survived by four stepdaughters: Eleanor Barber of Pittsfield, Jeannette Woods of New Canton, Adell Whippel of Little Rock, Ark. and Donna Newsome of Ahoskie, N.C.; and one brother: Robert E. Russ, Jr. of Detroit.

ABER, Vada D. (Rigg); b: 18Nov1914, Adams Co., IL; d: 11May1993, Mt. Sterling, IL (Heritage Manor Nursing Home); bu: City Cemetery, Mt. Sterling, IL; m: George W. Aber on 18Oct1945 in Edina, Mo.; fa: John Luther Rigg; mo: Lulu Woods. Husband preceded in death 12Feb1991. Resident of Mt. Sterling, IL Survived by one son: Arthur E. Hicks of Versailles; a stepson: Hugh William Aber of California; a brother: Donald Rigg of Decatur; three sisters: Inez Snyder of Pueblo, Colo., Mildred Jackson of Des Moines, Iowa and Gladys Quincy of Mt. Sterling; five grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Preceded by three brothers: Otis, Chester and Wilson Rigg; three sisters: Elsie Hall, Mary Rigg and Edna Kindig; and a grandson.

ABNER, Leona M. (Northcutt); b: 9Sep1906, Hillview, IL; d: 3Jun1984, Carlinville, IL (Hospital); bu: Union Chapel Cemetery, Palmyra, IL m: Ralph Abner (no date or place indicated); fa: J. W. Northcutt; mo: Della Bowman. Husband preceded n death. Resident of Palmyra. Survived by a son: Terry Abner of rural Girard; two grandchildren; and two sisters: Mrs. Stanley Hollis of Zion and Helen Raymer of Round Lake. Preceded by two brothers.

ABSHIER, Anna (Lahey); b: 19Feb1902, Literberry, IL; d: 12Jan1993, California; bu: Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville IL; m: James W. Abshier on 9Apr1927 (no place indicated); fa: Tom Lahey; mo: Mary McLeod. Husband preceded in death in May, 1978. Resident of Desert Host Springs, Calif.; formerly of Jacksonville, IL Survived by several nieces and nephews. Preceded by four brothers: Leo Lahey, Russell Lahey, James Lahey and Frank Lahey; and three sisters: Ellen Ryan, Margaret Carrigan and Katherine Lutekehus.

ABSHIER, James W.; b: (not stated); d: 3May1977, Palm Springs, Calif.; bu: Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Anna Lahey (no date or place stated); fa: James Abshier; mo: Lizzie Duncan. Survived by his wife. They had no children.

ACHENBACH, Gertrude B. (Greene); b: 18Aug1884, Carrollton IL; d: 26Feb1983, Saratoga, Calif.; bu: Carrollton City Cemetery, Carrollton, IL; m: Peter J. Achenbach on 18Dec1907 in Carrollton, IL; fa: Franklin Pierce Greene; mo: Laura Bingham. Husband died in 1949. Was living in Carrollton, IL Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Ralph (Helen) Metcalf of Saratoga; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. (Memorials suggested to the Greene County Historical and Genealogical Society)

ACHESON, Mary J. (Robeson); b: 16Aug1912, Schuyler Co., IL; d: 24Mar1983, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hosp); bu: Rushville Cemetery; m: Wilbur Acheson on 20Jul1929 in Schuyler Co., IL; fa: Jacob Robeson; mo: Elsie Loring. Husband died in 1972. Resident of Rushville, IL Survived by two sons: Eugene of rural Rushville, Raymond of Ft. Wayne, Ind.; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three sisters; a twin, Mrs. Harold (Marjorie Boyd of Littleton, Mrs. Harold (Dorothy) Anstine of Macomb, and Mrs. Ivan (Louise) Legg of Denver, Colo. Preceded in death by one son, two brothers and one sister.

ACKER, Marlyn Kenneth; (not indicated); d: 3 Nov 1976, Fresno, Calif.; bu: Fresno, California; m: Martha Covey (no date or place stated); fa and mo: (not stated in newspaper). Was 47 years of age at time of death. Mr. Acker is survived by three children, Michael and Christine Acker of Jacksonville and David Acker of Fresno; and a sister, Mrs. William (Shirley) Weegar of Rochester, N.Y.

ACKER, Paul E. b: 5Sep1915, Schuyler Co., IL; d: 12Apr1988, Macomb, IL (McDonough District Hospital); bu: Rushville City Cemetery; m: Virginia Reische on 15ul1939 in Palmyra, Mo.; fa: Homer Acker; mo: Mae Carey. Resident of Rushville, IL Survived by his wife; three daughters: Betty Lewis of Macomb, John Green of Chatham and Marsha Hagans of Frederick; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; three brothers: Marshall of Taylor, Mo., Lyle of Keokuk, Ia., and Ronnie of Phoenix, Arizona; and three sisters: Doris Yukis and Glenna Sheffler, both of Warsaw, and Marjorie Kazukauskas of Hamilton. Preceded by two brothers and a sister.

ACKER, Thomas; b: 7May1918, Bainbridge, Schuyler Co., IL; d: 6Apr1983, Rushville, IL (Culbertson Hospital); bu: Rushville City Cemetery; m: Elizabeth Dixon on 20Apr1946 in Havana, IL; fa: Earl Acker; mo: Mamie Armstrong. Resident of Rushville, IL Survived by his wife; two sons: Thomas E. Acker of Rushville and James L. Acker of Sheldon's Grove; one daughter, Mrs. Richard (Linda) Ward of Frederick; three grandchildren; two brothers: Victor Acker and Larry Acker, both of Rushville; six sisters: Mrs. Alice Chipman of Jacksonville, Mrs. Margaret Spates of Milan, Mrs. Nadine Cummings of Chicago, Mrs. Dorcas New of Springfield, Mrs. Ellen Krasuski of Burlington, Iowa and Mrs. Norma Edwards of Rushville. Preceded by his parents.

ACKERMAN, Albert; b: 24Jun1903, Beardstown, IL; d: 7Jun1993, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: City Cemetery, Beardstown, IL; m: 1) Eva Bernice Jolly (no date or place stated) and 2) Ruth Jagger on 28May1964 in Bluff Springs, IL; fa: Andrew Jackson Ackerman; mo: Wilhelmine Schweer. First wife preceded in death 4Oct1962. Resident of Jacksonville, IL Survived by his wife; one daughter: Bernall Ackerman of Virginia; one stepdaughter: Alice Lebkuecher of Beardstown; one stepson: John Hayes Jr. of Jacksonville; six step grandchildren and 12 step great-grandchildren; one sister: Helen Gifford of Springfield; and one brother: William Ackerman of Omaha, Neb. Preceded by one daughter, Lorna May; three brothers and one sister.

ACKERMAN, Elmer E. b: 21Oct1918, Vergerville, Alberta, Canada; d: 21Feb1994, Springfield, IL (Memorial Medical Center); bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, IL; m: Bertha Hogle on 3May1941 in St. Charles, Mo.; fa: Ernest Fred Ackerman; mo: Lulu Riley. Resident of R.R. 2, Virginia, IL Survived by his wife; four sons: John E. of Chandlerville, Ken of Virginia, Jim of Virginia and Mark of Virginia; a daughter: Karen Ackerman of Virginia; nine grandchildren; two brothers; one sister; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by several brothers and sisters.

ACKERMAN, Cliff; b: 12Jan1907 (no place stated); d: 13Dec1989, Rushville, IL (Culbertson Memorial Hospital); bu: Beardstown City Cemetery; m: Lela Hobrock on 16Jun1941 in Streator, IL; fa: Andrew Ackerman; mo: Minnie Schweer. Resident of Beardstown, IL Survived by his wife of Beardstown; one daughter: Jane Ackerman of Beardstown; four brothers: Floyd of Beardstown, John of Ft. Myers, Fla., Al of Jacksonville and Bill of Omaha, Neb; and one sister: Helen Gifford of Springfield. Preceded by one sister and three brothers.

ACKERMAN, Floyd; b: 21Oct1908, Beardstown, IL; d: 23Apr1993, Beardstown, IL; m: Stella Gertrude Brown in Virginia, IL (no date stated); fa: Andrew Ackerman; mo: Minnie Schweer. Wife preceded in death in 1970. Resident of Beardstown, IL Survived by one stepson: David L. Brown of Beardstown; two brothers: William Ackerman of Omaha, Neb. and Albert Ackerman of Jacksonville; one sister: Helen Gifford of Springfield; five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by five brothers and one sister.

ACKERMAN, Hazel (Thomas) Charles; b: 15Oct1901, Nicholas Co., Ky.; d: 22Jan1988, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, IL; m: 1) Thomas Jackson Charles on 25Jun1921 in Virginia, IL and 2) John Ackerman (no date or place indicated); fa: James Thomas; mo: Pickett Porter. First husband preceded in death 12Mar1969. Resident of Virginia, IL Survived by one son: William H. Charles of Bluffs; three daughters: Mrs. Herman (Marie) Reichert and Mrs. Betty Greenwood, both of Virginia and Mrs. Ken (Helen) Pettit of Tallula; 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; two brothers: Cray Thomas of Springfield and Edgar Thomas of Beardstown; and two sisters: Mrs. Dorothy Alcorn of Jacksonville and Mrs. Ethel Farmer of Beardstown. Preceded by a son: Thomas Charles Jr.; three brothers and one infant sister.

ACKERMAN, J. Waldo; b: (date not stated), Jacksonville, Florida; b: 23Nov1984, Springfield, IL (Memorial Medical Center); bu: (not stated); M; Doris (surname not stated); fa and mo: (not stated). Navy Vet. Survived by his wife; two sons; a daughter; and a grandson.

ACKERMAN, Lela R. (Hobrock); d: 25Nov1904 (place not stated); b: 21Nov1995, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital); bu: City Cemetery, Beardstown, IL; m: Cliff Ackerman on 16Jun1941 in Streator, IL; fa: Christian Hobrock; mo: Marsella Roach. Husband preceded in death in Dec, 1989. Resident of Beardstown, IL Survived by one daughter: Jane Ackerman of Beardstown; one brother: Cleo Hobrock of Beardstown; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded by four brothers: Oral, Howard, Gerald and Glenn Hobrock.

ACKERMAN, Marie; b: 4Dec1904, Beardstown, IL; d: 6Jul1988, Beardstown, IL; bu: St. John's Cemetery, Beardstown, IL; fa: Frank Ackerman; mo: Helena Baumer. Resident of Beardstown, IL There are no surviving relatives; but surviving among her friends are: Mr. & Mrs. Clifford Ackerman, Jane Ackerman and Alvina Alford, all of Beardstown.

ACKERMAN, Norman P.; b: 3Sep1917, Louisville, Ky.; d: 3Nov1984, Louisville, Ky.; bu: Resthaven Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.; m: Dorothy Hancock in 1940 in Louisville, Ky.; fa: Julius Ackerman; mo: Matilda (no surname indicated). Resident of Louisville, Ky.; formerly of Jacksonville, IL Survived by his wife; a son: N. Thomas Ackerman of Springfield; three daughters: Nancy Fret of Columbus, Ohio, Katherine Galloni of Bartlett and Janet Akeman of Arlington Heights; three grandchildren; and two brothers: Julius Ackerman and Edwin Ackerman, both of Louisville, Ky. Preceded by two brothers and a sister.

ACKERS, Luster Robert; b: 6Dec1901, Rushville, IL; d: 28Mar1995, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital);bu: City Cemetery, Rushville, IL; m: Helen Marguerite Miltenberg on 5Dec1925 in Mt. Sterling, IL; fa: Charles Ackers; mo: Dora Orr. Wife preceded in death 13Sep1986. Resident of 440 W. Madison, Rushville, IL Survived by four sons: Kenneth Ackers of Columbus, Ohio, Keith Ackers of Bushnell, Bill Ackers of Macomb and Norman Ackers of Burlington, Iowa; 15 grand and 22 great-grandchildren. Preceded by one grandson; four brothers; and two sisters.

ACKERS, Marguerite (Miltenberger); b: 6Jun1904, Brown Co., IL; d: 13Sep1986, Rushville, IL (Culbertson Memorial Hospital); bu: City Cemetery, Rushville IL; m: Luster Ackers on 5Dec1925 in Mt. Sterling, IL; fa: William Miltenberger; mo: Clara Huff. Resident of 440 W. Madison, Rushville, IL Survived by her husband; four sons: Kenneth of Columbus, Ohio, Keith of Bushnell, Bill of Macomb and Norman of Burlington, Iowa; one brother: Elmo Miltenberger of Chillicothe; three sisters: Bernice Davis of Quincy and Mary Murphy and Dorothy Turnbull, both of Peoria; 15 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Preceded by two sisters.

ACKERSON, Bernadine (Bradway); b: 23Oct1927, Beason, IL; d: 18Oct1983, Paducah, Ky. (Lourdes Hospital); bu: Zion Cemetery, Lincoln, IL; m: Robert Ackerson on 25Oct1958 in Anna, IL; fa: Clifford Bradway; mo: Katherine Kuerr. Resident of Paducah; formerly of Lincoln and Roodhouse, Illinois. Survived by her husband; her father, Clifford Bradway of Yellville, Ark.; one son: Robert Greathouse of Lawndale; one brother: Henry Bradway of Yellville, Ark.; four sisters: Blanche Hoelscher and Barbara Beeler, both of Lincoln, Betty Lindig of Warrensburg and Alice Burton of Rantoul; and one grandson. Preceded in death by her mother and three brothers.

ACKLES, Edith H. (Bartlett); b: 7Jan1900, Griggsville, IL; d: 29Mar1995, Pittsfield, IL (Illini Hospital); bu: Griggsville, IL; m: Joseph M. Ackles on 12Jul1922 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: Fred Bartlett; mo: Melissa Bell. Husband preceded in death 13 Dec 1988. Resident of New Hartford, IL Survived by one daughter: Mildred Lister of Griggsville; two grand and three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by four sisters: Edna Waite, Stella Walker, Mabel Jones and Blanche, who died in infancy; and three brothers: Amos, Elmer and Jesse Bartlett.

ACKLES, Joel b: 4Apr1901, Valley City, IL; d: 13Dec1988, Barry, IL (Community Care Center); bu: Griggsville, IL; m: Edith Hester Bartlett on 12Jul1922 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: Marshall Ackles; mo: Alice Anna Barlow. Resident of New Hartford IL Survived by his wife of New Hartford; one daughter: Mrs. Mildred Lister of Griggsville; two grandchildren: Mrs. David (Diane) Brown of Griggsville and Joe Ray Lister of New Hartford; and three great-grandchildren: Kristin Brown of Griggsville and Adam and Michael Lister of New Hartford. Preceded by three brothers: Elsworth, Paul and William Clyde.

ACKLES, Mary Ella (Calhoun) b: 29May1904, Perry, IL; d: 26Jan1988, Decatur, IL (Memorial Hospital); bu: Griggsville, IL; m: Paul Ackles in 1924 (no place stated); fa: James Calhoun; mo: Ethel Morris. Husband preceded in death in 1957. Resident of Decatur, IL Survived by two sons: Allan Dale Ackles and Paul Edward Ackles, both of Decatur; six grand and 12 great-grandchildren; and a sister: Rena Barfield of Peoria. Preceded by a son; a granddaughter; a sister; and two brothers.

ACKLEY, Helen Louise (Long) Coop; b: 10Jan1915, Louisville, Ky.; d: 28Jul1993, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Est Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: 1) Hubert Coop on 8Feb1931 (no place stated) and 2) Arie Ackley on 1May1981 (no place stated); fa: John Long; mo: Ethel Miller. First husband preceded in death 17Mar1977. Resident of 1500 W. Walnut St., Jacksonville, IL Survived by two sons: Alvin Coop of Lincoln and Forrest "Butch" Coop of Jacksonville; four daughters: Mrs. Max (Edna) Correll of Lincoln, Alene Eyer of Carlinville, Mrs. Kenney (Linda) Wood of Alexander and Mrs. Richard (Bonnie) Roodhouse of Franklin; 23 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; one sister: Elizabeth Hall of Winterhaven, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by one son: John Coopy; and two daughters: Mrs. Gerald (Waunita) O'Rourke and Mrs. Andrew (Sharon) Anderson.

ACKLEY, Wilburn; b: 15Jun1904, White Co., IL; d: 7Jul1987, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hosp); bu: Elmwood Cemetery, Greenview, IL; m; Helen Bosaw on 13Aug1927 in Williamsville, IL; fa: Epherham J. Ackley; mo: Omea O'Neal. Resident of 611 Myrtle St., Jacksonville, IL Survived by h is wife; two sons: James Ackley of St. Louis, Mo. and Charles Ackley of Gibbon, Neb.; 9 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; a brother: Arlie Ackley of Jacksonville; and two sisters: Arnola Willis of Jacksonville and Edith Harp of Easton. Preceded by a grandchild, three brothers and five sisters.

ACKMAN, Nettie M. (Cook); b: 21Jan1897, Hayti, S.D.; b: 29May1979, Rushville IL (Culbertson Memorial Hospital); bu: Rushville City Cemetery; m: Raymond D. Ackman on 15Sep1915 in Watertown. S.D.; fa: Chris Cook; mo: (not stated). Husband preceded in death 27Feb1960. Resident of Rushville, IL Survived by a son: Robert of Rushville; three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Preceded by two sisters and four brothers.

ACOSTA, Isabel E.; b: (not stated); d: 8Oct1978, St. Louis, Mo.; bu: St. Louis, Mo.; m: (not stated); fa and mo: (not stated). Resident of St. Louis Mo.; was 81 years of age at time of death. Survived by a daughter: Mrs. James S. McClymont of Hillsboro, formerly of Jacksonville; and a son: George Acosta of Clayton, Mo.

ACREE, Ann Mae (Green); b: 22Jan1917, Fry, Ky.; d: 24May1983, Jacksonville, IL; m: Lloyd Acree on 12Dec1932, Bramlett, Ky.; fa: Rev. Cellin Green; mo: Mary Ella Blaydes. Resident of 18 Clark Drive, Jacksonville, IL Survived by her husband; the following children, all of Jacksonville: J. C. Acree, Bob Acree, Kenneth Acree, Mrs. Ronald (JoAnn) Stubblefield and Mrs. James (Mary Jane) Ward; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and the following brothers and sisters: David Green and Flossie Campbell of Jacksonville, Paul Green, Mabel Bryant and James Green of Columbia, Ky., Velma Rooks of Taylorville, Ind., Joe Green of Edinburg, Ind., and Eva Cooley and Carl Green of Louisville, Ky. Preceded by a son, Rick on 25Nov1982; and two sisters.

ACREE, Mae E. (Rogers); b: 4Oct1905, Kemp, Ky.; d: 16May1989, Springfield, IL (Memorial Medical Center); bu: Winchester City Cemetery, Winchester, IL; m: John W. Acree on 26Dec1937 in Vincennes, Ind.; fa: William Rogers; mo: Mary Emma Pickett. Husband preceded in death 20Sep1971. Resident of Jacksonville; formerly of rural Winchester. Survived by two stepsons: Lloyd and Andrew Acree, both of Springfield; a foster daughter: Donna Meyer of Jacksonville; a sister: Mrs. Cleo (Clara) Dudley of Winchester; two brothers: William Rogers of New Berlin an Dennis O. Rogers of Virginia; 10 step grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Preceded by a son: Russell; a brother: Ezra Rogers; and a half sister: Lydia Rogers; and two half brothers: Carse and Fred Rogers.

ACREE, Myra Margaret (Grubbs); b: 27May1894, Litchfield, IL; d: 19Jul1989, Ogden, Utah; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville IL; m: Gilbert A. Acree in 1917 (no place stated); fa: Francis Albert Grubbs; mo: Ruhama Self. Husband preceded in death in 1956. A former resident of 1050 N. Diamond, Jacksonville, IL Survived by a daughter: Mrs. David (Mildred I.) Winsor of Ogden, Utah; a son: William Allen Acree of Columbia, N.J.; four grand and nine great-grandchildren. Preceded by two brothers and five sisters.

ACREE, Rick L.; b: 30Oct1949, Springfield, IL; d: 25Nov1982, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville IL; m: Roberta Lockhart on 24Feb1973 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Lloyd E. Acree; mo: Anna M. Green. Resident of 517 South East St., Jacksonville, Il U.S. Navy Vietnam War Vet. Survived by his parents of Jacksonville; his wife; his maternal grandparents: Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Green of Columbia, Ky.; his paternal grandmother: Mae Acree of Jacksonville; three brothers: James C., William Bob and Kenneth, all of Jacksonville; and two sisters: Mrs. Ronald (Joann) Stubblefield of rural Jacksonville and Mrs. James (Janie) Ward of Jacksonville; and numerous nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews.

ACREE, Roberta (Lockhart); b: 19Sep1949, Jacksonville, IL; d: 29Jun1996, Newton, Iowa; bu: Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Rick Acree on 24Feb1973 (no place stated); fa: Robert W. Lockhart; mo: Bernice Fitzpatrick. Husband preceded in death 23Nov1982. Resident of West Des Moines, Iowa; formerly of Jacksonville IL Survived by her mother of Jacksonville; two brothers: George E. Lockhart of Jacksonville and John "Tom" Lockhart of Jacksonville; two sisters: Mrs. John (Mary) Kindred of Jacksonville and Mrs. James E. (Catherine) Johnson Jr. of Franklin; her fiancÚ, Gary Hayek of Waukee, Iowa; several nieces and nephews. Preceded by her father.

ACRES, Calvin L.; b: 19Apr1904, Illinois; d: 4Oct1982, New Port Ritchie, Fla (Community Hospital); bu: City Cemetery, Ashland, Illinois; m: Thelma Cunningham (no date or place); fa: Albert Acres; mo: Ida MacDannenberger. A former resident of Ashland, IL Survived by his wife; two sisters: Leota Wankel of Bowling green, Mo. and Adeline Titus of Kansas City, Mo.; several nieces and nephews.

ADAM, Clyde F.; b: 1Feb1915, Chesterfield, IL; d: 26Oct1995, Carlinville, IL; bu: Chesterfield, IL; m: 1) Dorothy Jane Clark on 14Nov1942 in Palmyra, Mo.; and 2) Mildred E. Hardwich in 1986 at Chesterfield, IL; fa: George Adam; mo: Rosa Clements. 1st wife died 11Jan1986. WWII Army Vet. Resident of Carlinville; formerly of Chesterfield.

ADAMS, Alice B.; b: (not stated); d: 31Jan1990, Beardstown, IL; bu: Beardstown City Cemetery; m: Clarence T. "Bill" Adams on 5May1933 in Mt. Sterling, IL; fa and mo: (not stated). Husband preceded in death 1Feb1978. A resident of 1219 Monroe St., Beardstown, IL; was 89 years of age at death.

ADAMS, Billy G.; b: 28Aug1926, Reyno, Ark.; d: 19Jan1995, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital); bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: Jean M. Owens on 31Jul1949 in Doniphan, Mo.; fa: J. T. Adams; mo: Bessie Guthrie. Resident of Mt. Sterling; formerly of Pittsfield. Survived by his wife; a son: Russell (wife, Dawn) of Pittsfield; a brother: Dorman Adams of Duyer, Ind.; five grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

ADAMS, Blanche (Drake); b: 29Feb1896, Brown Co., IL; d: 3Oct1982, Reno, Nevada (Riverside Hosp); bu: Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Elmer Adams (no date or place); fa: Steven Drake; mo: Alice Mallory. Husband preceded in death. A resident of 2765 Severn Drive, Reno, Nev. Surviving are two grandson, David Adams of Jacksonville and John Adams of Reno, Nev. Preceded by a son, Robert.

ADAMS, Cameron T.; b: 19Apr1909, Latrobe, Pa.; d: 7Nov1989, Punta Gorda, Fla. (Life Care Center); bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Frances E. Cody on 4Apr1936 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Thomas A Adams; mo: Elsie M. Ferguson. Wife preceded in death 17Jul1986. WWII Navy Vet. Resident of Lehigh Acres, Fla. Survived by several nieces and nephews: Kathy Lynn Plotner of Matawan, N.J., Fred Cody and Richard Cody, both of Jacksonville, Charlotte Cody Cave of Franklin, Jon Cody of Park Forest and Mary Jo Cody Patterson of Columbia, S.C. Preceded by a brother, Lyone E. Adams.

ADAMS, Charles Edwin "Buck", Jr.; b: 6Mar1948, Dermott, Ark.; d: 20Jul1983, Springfield, IL; bu: Oakland Cemetery, Meredosia, IL; m: Mary Standley on 12FEb1978 in Naples, IL; fa: Charles E. Adams, Sr.; mo: Dortha Kelly. A resident of Meredosia, IL Army Vietnam vet. Survived by his parents of Dupo; his wife; one son: Charles Edwin Adams III of Jasper, Ind.; two daughters: Shannon Leigh Adams of Jasper and Amanda Lynn Adams of Meredosia; and one stepson: Billy Joe Hawkshaw of Meredosia; two sisters: Mrs. Stephen (Paula) Yerby of Valmayer and Mrs. Russell (Melanie) Portell of Dupo; and one brother: Jonathan Kelly Adams of Columbia.

ADAMS, Charles W.; b: 20Dec1911, Woodson, IL; d: 4May1991, Jacksonville, IL; bu: (not stated); m: Virginia L. Black on 1Jul1943 in Danville, IL; fa: Allan P. Adams; mo: Katie Irlam. Resident of 1420 S. Main St., Jacksonville, IL Survived by his wife; three sons: Jerry L. of Garden Grove, Calif., Richard A. of Huntington Beach, Calif. and Harry R. of Jacksonville; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandson. Preceded by one brother and one sister.

ADAMS, Clarence; b: 25Nov1884, Scott Co., IL; d: 1Feb1977, Winchester, IL; bu: Glasgow Cemetery, Glasgow, Illinois; m: Louella Fuller on 24Dec1908 in Scott Co., IL; fa: E. C. Adams; mo: Florence Linder. Resident of Winchester, IL Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Dorothy Wilson; two grandson: Clair W. Wilson and Warren W. Wilson; and two great-grandsons, all of Winchester, route two. Preceded by a brother.

ADAMS, Clarence N.; b: 11Apr1913 (place not stated); d: 17Oct1984, Woodson, IL; bu: Robert Cemetery; fa: Elisha Newton Adams; mo: Mary Alice Adams. Resident of Woodson, IL Survived by a sister: Marie Kraft of Bloomington; one brother: Earl Adams of California; a niece: Donna Mason of Winchester; and several other nieces, nephews and cousins.

ADAMS, Clarence T. "Bill"; b: 14May1900, Centralia, IL; d: 1Feb1978, Beardstown, IL; bu: Beardstown City Cemetery; m: Alice B. Cardwell on 5May1933 in Mt. Sterling IL; fa: William Adams; mo: Anna Tate. Resident of 1219 Monroe, Beardstown, IL Survived by his wife; a sister: Mrs. Fred (Eva) Pfister of Centralia; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded by two brothers; and a sister: Mrs. Mae Cochran, who also died Wednesday /1Feb1978/ at a hospital in Centralia.

ADAMS, Cora Lee "Granny" (Troxell); b: 6Feb1908, Monticello, Ky.; d: 21Oct1993, Jacksonville, IL; bu: East Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Alonzo Adams on 23Sep1945 (place not stated); fa: Lee Troxell; mo: Melia West. Resident of 1041 Sheridan St., Jacksonville, IL Survived by her husband; one son: Luther Brummett of Macomb; five daughters: Sarah Clore of Jacksonville, Melia Day of Sturgeon, Mo., Alice Chaney of Colorado, Bertha Adams of Hettick and Lottie Elliott of Jacksonville; 18 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Preceded by two children and three brothers: Jack Troxell, Jamsie Troxell and Clifford Troxell.

ADAMS, Dale E. "Barney"; b: 27Feb1922, Winchester, IL; d: 22Mar1984, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Green Cemetery, near Bluffs, IL; m: Mary Ida Six on 20Dec1941 in St. Charles, Mo.; fa: Guy Adams; mo: Lola Blackburn. Resident of 4 Mound Place, Jacksonville, IL WWII Navy Vet. Survived by his wife; two sons: Bruce of St. Louis, Mo. and Greg of Jacksonville; one sister: Mrs. Clifford (Faye) Cox of Camarillo, Calif. Preceded by an infant sister.

ADAMS, Donna Mae (Hoos); b: 31May1905, Pike Co., IL; d: 12Aug1991, Pittsfield, IL; m: Ray Adams on 14May1959, Carmel, Calif.; fa: John Hoos; Mo; Effie Rhodes. Husband preceded in death 26Nov1980. Resident of Pittsfield, IL Survived by two sisters: Hilda Stickman of Pittsfield and Eleanor Smith of Pittsfield. Preceded by one brother and two half-brothers.

ADAMS, Eugene Sr.; b: 16Nov1913, Salem, Mo.; d: 2Jul1986, White Hall, IL (Hospital); bu: Pine Tree Cemetery, Patterson, IL; m: Imogene Kasner (no date or place stated); fa: Albert Adams; mo: Ollie Taylor. Wife preceded in death 18Jun1974. Resident of Roodhouse, IL Survived by one: Eugene Jr. of White Hall; four daughters: Sharon Miller of Jacksonville, Sandra Goodman of Roodhouse, Janice Looman of Roodhouse and Vickie Looman; 15 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; one sister: Wanda Hicks of Roodhouse. Preceded by one son: Steve; two sisters; and one brother.

ADAMS, Eveleen Eloise (Walker); b: 28Dec1912, Palmyra, IL; d: 2Mar1996, San Clemente, Calif.; bu: Greenwood Cemetery, Tallula, Il; m: H. Earl Adams on 21Apr1936 (place not stated); fa: John H. Walker; mo: Artie R. Ferguson. Resident of San Clemente, Calif. Survived by her husband of San Clemente, Calif.; one son: L. Lane Adams of Encino, Calif. Preceded by one brother: Darrell H. Walker.

ADAMS, Ferna (McLaughlin); b: 27Apr1890, Piatt Co., IL; d: 27Sep1981, Winchester, IL (Scott Co. Nursing Center); bu: (not stated); m: Claude Adams (no date or place stated); fa: Fred V. McLaughlin; mo: Ella Cowhick. Husband preceded in death. Survived by the following nieces and nephews: Mrs. Henry (Mary Edna) Alberts, Mrs. Earl ( Barbara) Six, Frederick Robinson, Leo Robinson and Wilbur Moore, all of Winchester, Carl Robinson of Phoenix, Arizona, David Glossop of Jacksonville and Allan Glossop of Chicago. Four sisters preceded her in death.

ADAMS, Frances Elizabeth (Cody); b: 29Jul1910, Jacksonville, IL; d: 17Jul1986, Lehigh Acres, Florida; bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Cameron T. Adams on 4Apr1936 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Arthur G. Cody; mo: Charlotte E. Bird. Survived by her husband; one brother: Willard G. Cody of Jacksonville. Preceded by one sister.

ADAMS, George; b: (not stated); d: 8Nov1981, St. Louis, Mo. (St. John's Mercy Hospital); bu: (not stated); m: Emma (surname not stated); fa and mo: (not stated). A resident of Jerseyville, IL; was 81 years of age at time of death. Survived by his wife with no other survivors included.

ADAMS, George W.; b: 22Nov1905, Jacksonville, IL; d: 5Nov1981, Cape Girardeau, Mo. (St. Francis Medical Center); bu: Memorial Park Cemetery, Cape Girardeau, Mo.; m: Mabel Adams Roger on 29Dec1927 (no place stated); fa: Albyn Adams; mo: Minna Worthington. A former Jacksonville, IL resident. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Pamela Adams Myers of Denver, Colo.; a sister: Mrs. Harold Hutcheson of Sandwich, Mass. and two grandchildren: George and Kate Myers of Beverly Hills, Calif. Preceded by a brother.

ADAMS, Gladys Bell (Orris) Traw; b: 15 Apr 1901, Scott Co., IL; d. 7 Jun 1987, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Winchester City Cemetery; m: 1) James Traw (no date or place stated) and 2) Guy Adams (no date or place stated); fa: Charles Orris; mo: Maude Jeffords. Both husbands preceded in death. Resident of Bluffs, IL Survived by the following children: Merl Traw of Bluffs, James Traw of Cheyenne, Wyo., Mrs. Estle (Melba) Grady of Springfield, Terry Adams of Norfolk, Va. and Gerald Adams of Cheyenne, Wyo.; 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; three sisters: Mrs. Almeta Eddinger of Wood River, Mrs. Eileen Haney of Murrayville and Mrs. Richard (Henrietta) Jackson of Winchester. Preceded by one brother: Sherman Orris; and one sister: Mildred Gonterman.

ADAMS, Jerry G.; b: 2Oct1888, Atlas, IL; d: 4Nov1979, Pittsfield, IL (Illini Community Hospital); bu: Episcopal Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: Bessie Deam on 20Nov1912 (place not stated); fa: George S. Adams; mo: Della Martin. Wife preceded in death 3Jan1964. Resident of Summer Hill, IL Survived by two daughters: Mrs. William (Jane) Grote of Pittsfield and Mrs. John (Geraldine) Black of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; five grandsons; and a sister: Mrs. Clay (Dorothy) Agee of Quincy. Preceded by a brother: Homer.

ADAMS, Joe Earl; b: 6Nov1894, Woodson, IL; d: 18Jan1986, Hemet, Calif.; bu: Hemet, Calif.; m: Myrta (surname not stated); fa: Elisha Adams; mo: Mary Alice (surname not stated). Survived by his wife; a son: James; and a daughter: Mary, all of California; two grandchildren; a sister: Marie Kraft of Bloomington; and a niece: Mrs. John R. (Donna) Mason of R.R. 2, Winchester.

ADAMS, John W.; b: 12Oct1889, Woodson, IL; d: 30May1977, Aurora, IL; bu: Lincoln Memorial Gardens, Oswego, IL; m: Sophia German (no date or place stated); fa: Elijah Adams; mo: Mollie Stewart. A former Jacksonville and Morgan County, Illinois resident. Survived by his wife; these children: Harry of Watseka, J. E. of Aurora, Robert of Yorkville and Mrs. Margaret Guntermann of Aurora; 16 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren; two sisters and two brothers: Mrs. Lucille Jones and Clarence Adams, both of Woodson, Mrs. Marie Kraft of Bloomington, and J. Earl Adams of Hemet, Calif. Preceded by two brothers and two sisters.

ADAMS, Joy L.; b: 8Aug1916, near Waverly, IL; d: 12Apr1991, Jacksonville, IL; bu: City Cemetery, Ashland, IL; m: Mary Conkey in Jan, 1960 at Ashland, IL; fa: Clarence W. Adams; mo: Lela Joy. Resident of 6 Appomattox Ave., Jacksonville, IL Survived by his wife; two sisters: Mrs. Lowell (Dorothy) Schramm of Modesto and Margaret Manning of Springfield.

ADAMS, Katherine (Trim); b: 15May1897, Ash Grove, Mo.; d: 23Feb1994, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Virgil C. Adams (no date or place stated); fa: John Trim; mo: Bertha (no surname stated). Husband preceded in death in 1977. Resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Woodson, IL and Arizona. Survived by two grandchildren: Byron Leland Smith of Tempe, Arizona and Mrs. William (Joena) Meier of rural Jacksonville; two great-grandchildren; one niece; and one sister: Ceila Stinson of Joplin, Mo. Preceded by one daughter: Jean Louise Smith; and one sister: Louise Bixby.

ADAMS, Lela Mae (Joy); b: 10Feb1891, near Loami, IL; d: 6Jun1992, Springfield, IL (Lewis Memorial Christian Home); bu: Waverly cemetery; m: Clarence W. Adams in 1909 (place not stated); fa: Charles Joy; mo: Clara Harris. Husband preceded in death in 1968. Resident of Waverly, IL Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Lowell (Dorothy) Schram of Modesto, Mrs. Burdett (Margaret) Manning of Springfield; and one son: Joy L. Adams of Jacksonville; two grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

ADAMS, Laura Catherine; b: 23Jul1929, near Jacksonville, Il; d: 4Apr1990, Springfield, IL; bu: Chapin Cemetery, Chapin, IL; fa: William Roy Adams; mo: Margaret Reed. Resident of 2121 E. Clear Lake Dr., Springfield, IL Survived by a sister: Betty Fricke of rural Jacksonville; and a niece: Mrs. Roger (Penny) Ore of Chapin. Preceded by a brother: Richard Adams.

ADAMS, Littleton Lee; b: 3Dec1910, near Jacksonville, IL; d: 2Jan1994, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: East Cemetery, Waverly, IL; fa: Lee A. Adams; mo: Maysie Zachary. Resident of Franklin, IL Survived by two sisters: Mildred Large of Carlinville and Pearl File of Waverly; three adopted grandchildren; and nieces and cousins. Preceded by his parents; and one sister: Grace Breeding.

ADAMS, Lloyd Steven; b: 28Apr1947, Carrollton, IL; d: 10Aug1976, Springfield, IL (Memorial Medical Center); bu: Pine Tree Cemetery, Patterson, IL; m: Judy Ferguson in 1967 at Winchester, IL; fa: Eugene Adams, Sr.; mo: Imogene Kasner. A resident of Roodhouse, IL Survived by his father of Jacksonville; his wife; a daughter: Stephanie Kay; the following sisters and brother: Eugene, Jr. of Hillview, Sharon Cunningham of Jacksonville, Mrs. Vernon (Sandy) Goodman, Mrs. Robert (Janice) Looman and Mrs. James (Vickie) Hamm, all of Roodhouse. Preceded by his mother.

ADAMS, Mary Ida (Six); b: 20Jun1923, Bluffs, IL; d: 29May1996, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Green Cemetery, near Bluffs, IL; m: Dale E. Adams on 20Dec1941 in St. Charles, Mo.; fa: Raymond Six; mo: Elizabeth Baird. Husband preceded in death in 1984. Resident of Jacksonville. Survived by two sons: Bruce Adams of Overland Park, Kans. and Gregg (Randi) Adams of Jacksonville; and two grandchildren. Preceded by one sister: Eileen Howland; and one brother: Norris Six.

ADAMS, Mazie F. (Ames) Parker; b: 11Nov1912, Brown Co., IL; d: 23Jan1992, Mt. Sterling, IL; bu: Hersman Cemetery, Mt. Sterling, IL; m: 1) William Ferrel Parker in Aug, 1029 (no place stated) and 2) Dwight Adams on 4Jun1973 (no place stated); fa: Commodore Ames; mo: Maggie Ennis. 1st husband died 5Nov1969; 2nd husband died 11Jan1975. Resident of Mt. Sterling. Survived by two sons: Clarence Parker of Clayton and Darrell Parker of Timewell; one stepson: James Adams of Bellview; one sister: Eva Holmes of Mt. Sterling; 11 grand, 25 great-grand and two step grandchildren. Preceded by one son in infancy: Ferrel Lloyd Parker; and two sisters.

ADAMS, Nancy L. (Schaeffer); b: 18Nov1948, Jacksonville, IL; d: 16Sep1996, Maywood, IL (Loyola University Medical Center); bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, IL; m: (not stated); fa: John A Schaeffer; mo: Julie Lee Davis. Resident of Wheaton; formerly of Virginia. Survived by her parents of Virginia; two daughters: Katherine E. and Wende S. Adams, both of Wheaton; a sister: Sue Schaeffer of Springfield; and a special friends: Gerard Woloszky of Wheaton.

ADAMS, Norris Lee "Joker"; b: 3Mar1924, Brown Co., IL; d: 26Jan1977, Mt. Sterling, IL; bu: Mt. Sterling City Cemetery; m: Delores Irene Alcorn on 15Mar1947 in Mt. Sterling, IL; fa: George W. Adams; mo: Trilby Thomas. Resident of Mt. Sterling. Survived by his wife; his mother: Mrs. Trilby Adams of Mt. Sterling; two daughters: Joy Reische and Merry Lynn Hill, both of Mt. Sterling; and five grandchildren. Preceded by his father and a brother.

ADAMS, Ross Blenn; b: 18Dec1919, west of Peru, Neb.; d: 3Oct1996, Auburn, Neb. (Nemaha Co. Hospital); bu: Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Peru, Neb.; m: Maryon L. Thomas on 3Aug1940 in Hiawatha, Kans.; fa: Earl W. Adams; mo: Ruby (no surname stated). Resident of Peru, Neb. Army Vet (July 1944 - June 1946). Survived by his wife of Peru, Neb.; two daughters: Lanette Nies of Springfield and Mrs. Dennis (Pat) Tushla of Dowagiac, Mich.; three grandchildren; one brother: Garth (wife, Gloria) of Stamford, Conn.; one sister: Margery Mason of Storm Lake, Iowa; nieces and nephews; other relatives and many friends.

ADAMS, Ruth (Gunlock); b: 19Nov1901, near Kinderhook, IL; d: 30Jan1982, Lakeland, Fla. (General Hospital); bu: Adams Cemetery, Atlas, IL; m: Homer V. Adams on 18Apr1929 (no place stated); fa: John Gunlock; mo: Elta Gard. Husband preceded in death 15Aug1971. Resident of Atlas, IL Survived by one daughter: MaryDell Borrowman of Pittsfield; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; one stepbrother: Erman Dutcher of Ankeny, Ia.; and on stepsister: Mrs. Mary Hott of Urbana.

ADAMS, Ruth Jane (Williams); b: 21Jul1898, Missouri; d: 5Jul1985, White Hall, IL; bu: Greenlawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Springfield, Mo.; m: Oscar Adams on 6Aug1928 in Lawrence Co., Mo.; fa: Jasper Williams; mo: Beulah (no surname stated). Husband preceded in death in 1974. Resident of White Hall, IL; formerly of Missouri. Survived by two sons: Gafford "Jim" Lee and Bobby Gene Lee, both of White Hall; nine grand and several great-grandchildren.

ADAMS, Trilby (Thoams); b: 28Jul1901, Cooperstown Township, IL; d: 24Sep1983, Mt. Sterling, IL; bu: Cooperstown Cemetery; m: George W. Adams on 14Aug1919 in Brown Co., IL; fa: Jasper Thoams; mo: Lillie Luella Stevenson. Husband preceded in death in 1972. Resident of 309 N. Capitol, Mt. Sterling, IL Survived by one sister: Mrs. Hallie Ingels of Rushville; and two grandchildren: Mrs. Joy Reische and Mrs. Merry Lynn Hill, both of Mt. Sterling; five great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by two sons: Norris Lee and Russell; three brothers; and two sisters.

ADAMS, Virgel M.; b: 3Apr1918, Bushnell, IL; d: 1Aug1994, Springfield, IL (Memorial Medical Center); bu.: City Cemetery, Bushnell, IL; m: Jeanne Lusk on 17May1941 in Palmyra, Mo.; fa: George W. Adams; mo: Cleo Morrow. Resident of rural Meredosia, IL Survived by his wife; one son: Gary M. Adams of Murrayville; one daughter: Mrs. Jeff (Kristina) Lurkins of Shuarita, Ariz.; and four grandchildren.

ADAMS, Virgil C.; b: (not stated); d: 19Sep1977, Kansas City, Mo.; bu.: Memorial Law Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Katherine Trim; fa and mo: (not stated). A resident of Woodson, IL; was enroute to his winter home in Green Valley, Arizona. Was 80 years of age a time of death. WWI Vet. Survived by his wife; two grandchildren: Joena and Leland Smith. Preceded by his daughter: Mrs. F. Byron (Jean) Smith; and a brother: James Smith.

ADAMS, Virginia L. (Black); b: 19Mar1913, Jacksonville, IL; d: 19Aug1993, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Charles W. Adams on 1Jul1943 in Danville, IL; fa: Arthur Lee Black; mo: Minnie Eula Virginia Trotter. Husband preceded in death 4May1991. Survived by three sons: Jerry L. (wife, Terry L.) Adams of Garden Grove, Calif., Richard A. (wife, Claire) Adams of Huntington Beach, Calif. and Harry R. Adams of Jacksonville; three brothers: Clarence and Harold Black, both of Jacksonville, and Wilbur Black of Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.; one sister: Mrs. Phil (Lucille Allen) Martinek of Springfield; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandson. Preceded by one brother: Lloyd.

ADAMS, Wiley; b: 6Oct1939, East St. Louis IL; d: 30Oct1986, Stamford, Conn.; bu.: (not stated); m: (not stated); fa and mo: (not stated). Survived by four children: Wiley, Anthony, Selena and Gregory Cave, all of Jacksonville; three stepchildren: Tonetta, Clarissa and Katisha; two sisters: Mary and Jean, both of East St. Louis; and a grandmother: Anna Bolder of Hillsboro. Preceded by his mother and father.

ADAMSON, Barbara (Keele); b: 12Apr1938, Carrollton, IL; d: 9Apr1995, Alton, IL (St. Anthony's Medical Center); bu.: Oak Grove Cemetery, Jerseyville, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Warren Keele; mo: Louise Retherford. Resident of Jerseyville, IL Survived by a daughter: Sherry Evans Field of Kerrville, Tex.; two sons: Monte Joe Adamson and Edward Levi Adamson, both of Kerrville, Tex.; four grandchildren; one sister: Shirley Keele Menzie of Jerseyville; and one brother: Warren "Bud: Keele of Harmon. Preceded by parents and a sister, Teresa Keele.

ADCOCK, Austin Lee; b: 1Aug1994, Springfield, IL; d: 21Aug1996, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital); bu.: West Cemetery, Thayer, IL; fa: (not stated); mo: Christal Adcock. Resident of Pawnee; formerly of Thayer. Survived by his mother; his guardians: Charles and Renate Newingham of Pawnee; grandparents: Norma and Tom VanDeventer of Thayer and Larry Adcock of Girard; three uncles: Clent Adcock of Thayer, Larry Adcock Jr. of Modesto and Shawn Adcock of Springfield and one cousin.

ADCOCK, Robert W.; b: 8Apr1941, Carrollton IL; d: 18Mar1994, rural Jacksonville, IL; bu.: St. Bartholomew Cemetery, Murrayville, IL; m: Rebecca A. Lonergan on 12Aug1967 in Murrayville, IL; fa: Frank Adcock; mo: Ethel Pearl Sexton. Resident of rural Jacksonville. Army Vet. Survived by his wife; his mother of Jerseyville; two sons: Kirk of Jacksonville and Bryce, at home; one daughter: Carrie Adcock, at home; one grandson; and one brother: Paul of Colona, Wisc.

ADKINS, Armour; b: 26Dec1903, Morgan Co., IL; d: 9Apr1985, Springfield, IL (St. John's North Hospital); bu.: Ashland cemetery; m: Gladys James in 1926 in Missouri; fa: John Adkins; mo: Maude (no surname stated). Resident of Ashland, IL Survived by his wife of Ashland; two sons: James A. Adkins of rural Franklin and Dick Adkins of Ashland; three grand and two great-grandchildren; and one brother: Oakleigh Adkins of Chandlerville. Preceded by one brother and one sister.

ADKINS, Carl A.; b: 25Aug1902, Chandlerville, IL; d: 18May1983, Beardstown, IL (Hospital); bu.: Beardstown city cemetery; fa: Amos Adkins; mo: Minnie Duckwiller. Resident of Beardstown, IL Survived by two brothers: Orville Adkins of Downers Grove and John Adkins of Titusville, Fla.; one sister: Mrs. Theda Maher of Downers Grove; a sister-in-law: Charlotte Adkins of Beardstown; and several nieces and nephews, including Norman Adkins of Beardstown. Preceded by one brother.

ADKINS, Charlotte (Watkins); b: 22Nov1896, Chandlerville, IL; d: 9Sep1987, Beardstown, IL; bu.: Beardstown city cemetery; m: Otis R. Adkins on 14Sep1916 in Chandlerville, IL;fa: James Allen Watkins; mo: Carolyn Gerdes. Husband preceded in death. Resident of Beardstown. Survived by a son: Norman; and a granddaughter: Sue Ralston, both of Beardstown; and a grandson: Allen Adkins of Edwardsville; and five great-grandchildren. Preceded by five brothers and a sister.

ADKINS, Dollie (Goodwin); b: 8Aug1902, Alexander, Mo.; d: 17May1992, Springfield, IL (Memorial Medical Center); bu.: City cemetery, Mt. Sterling IL; m: Charles Adkins on 10Mar1926 in Rushville, IL; fa: Abraham Goodwin; mo: Sarah Samantha Rigg. Husband preceded in death in July, 1968. Resident of Beardstown. Survived by three nieces: Eileen Smith of Clayton and Mary Rokita and Clara Grawe, both of Quincy. Preceded by an infant son: Harold; and four brothers.

ADKINS, Elaine (Clark); b: 18Jul1924, Beardstown, IL; d: 21Jul1988, Springfield, IL (Memorial Medical Center); bu.: City cemetery, Beardstown; m: Norman Adkins on 10Mar1943 in Palmyra, Mo.; fa: Theodore Clark; mo: Freda Releford. Resident of Beardstown. Survived by her husband; a daughter: Mrs. Gary (Sue) Ralson of Beardstown; a son: Allen Adkins of Edwardsville; a brother: Ted Clark of Cos Cob, Conn.; five grandchildren; two nieces and a nephew.

ADKINS, Forrest R.; b: 16Apr1906, Bluffs, IL; d: 27Feb1990, rural Meredosia, IL; bu.: Hillcrest Cemetery, Bluffs, IL; m: Lena L. Mayes on 16May1936 in Lorraine, IL; fa: John F. Adkins; mo: Ada Rockwood. Resident of rural Meredosia, IL Survived by his wife; a son: Gerald Adkins of Jacksonville; three grandchildren: Sarah Anderson, Jeffery Adkins and James Adkins; a great-grandchildren: Claire Anderson; and a sister: Lucille Eye of Davenport, Ia.

ADKINS, Gladys (James); b: 10Aug1905, Jacksonville, IL; d: 13Oct1990, Springfield, Il (St. John's Hospital); bu.: Ashland City Cemetery; m: Armour Adkins in June, 1926 at Hannibal, Mo.; fa: Clifford E. James; mo: Nellie Pruett. Husband preceded in death 9Apr1985. Resident of Ashland. Survived by a son: Dick of Ashland; three grandchildren: Butch Adkins of Springfield, Chris Adkins of Springfield and Tracey Adkins of Rohnart Park, Calif.; two great-grandson; a brother: Carl James of Jacksonville; and one sister: Dorothy Hodgson of Jacksonville. Preceded by a son: Jim; two brothers: Harold and Edgar James; and two sisters: Hazel Cromwell and Osa James in infancy.

ADKINS, James A.; b: 27Jun1930, Jacksonville, IL; d: 20Jul1987, west of Franklin, IL; bu.: Union cemetery, Pisgah, IL; m; Billy Jean Witham on 31Oct1948 in Mississippi; fa: Armour Adkins; mo: Gladys James. Resident of rural Franklin, IL Survived by his mother of Ashland; his wife; a son: William "Butch" Adkins of Pawnee; two grandson: Josh and John Adkins; and a brother: Dick Adkins of Ashland.

ADKINS, John W.; b: 17Mar1896, Mason Co., IL; d: 25Oct1985, Beardstown, IL; bu.: Beardstown city cemetery; m: 1) Mary Evans (no date or place stated) and 2) Martha Avery on 29Aug1948 in Beardstown, IL; fa: Richard Adkins; mo: Mary Herring. 1st wife preceded in death 5Mar1942. Resident of 916 E. 11th St., Beardstown, IL Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mrs. Francis (Mary) O'Brien of Beardstown; five grandchildren: Tom Hageman of Parkersburg, W.V., Dick Wessel of Waco, Tex., Patsy Wessel Stephens, C. L. Wessel and Connie Adkins Bayles, all of Beardstown; 13 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Preceded by one daughter: Wilma Wessel; one son: John W. Jr.; one brother; one sister; and his parents.

ADKINS, Justin Michael; b: 12Sep1985, Springfield, IL; d: 7Dec1985, Springfield, Il (St. John's Hospital); bu.: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville IL; fa: William R. Adkins; mo: Patricia Barger. Resident of 605 Jordan St., Jacksonville, IL Survived by his parents; maternal grandparents: Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Barger of Jacksonville; paternal grandparents: Mr. and Mrs. Clay Adkins Jr. of Murphysboro; maternal great-grandparents: Mrs. Maxine Yates of Golconda and Mr. and Mrs. Glen Barger of Harrisburg; paternal great-grandparents: Mr. and Mrs. Burt Loudermilk of Lawrenceville, Mrs. Ruth Adkins and Mr. and Mrs. Clay Adkins Sr., all of Vincennes, Ind.; and several aunts and uncles.

ADKINS, Lena L. (Mayes); b: 30Jan1917, Naples, IL; d: 19Feb1996, Springfield, IL (Memorial Medical Center); bu.: Hillcrest Cemetery, Bluffs, IL; m: Forrest Adkins on 16May1936 in Lorraine, IL; fa: Joseph Mayes; mo: Lulu Grable. Husband preceded in death 27Feb1990. Resident of rural Meredosia, IL Survived by one son: Gerald (wife, Sharon) Adkins of Jacksonville; three grand and three great-grandchildren.

ADKINS, Lois Pearl (Jones); b: 18Jul1894, Franklin, IL; d: 4Oct1987, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Franklin cemetery, Franklin, IL; m: Jesse R. Adkins (no date or place stated); fa: Albert Sidney Jones; mo: Olive E. Deaton. Husband preceded in death. A resident of the Barton Stone Christian Home in Jacksonville, was formerly of Franklin, IL Survived by a son: Oliver Adkins of New Berlin; two daughters: Mrs. LaVern (Mary) Harbour of Jacksonville and Mrs. Esther Speis of Springfield; 10 grand and 13 great-grandchildren. Preceded by two son; one daughter; and two brothers.

ADKINS, Mary Deborah; b: 1Dec1952, Alton, IL; d: 25Aug1982, Springfield, IL (Memorial Medical Center); bu.: Bethel Cemetery; fa: Oakleigh Adkins Jr.; mo: Catherine D. Maggos. Resident of Chandlerville, IL Survived by one son: Allen Adkins of Edwardsville; one daughter: Mrs. Gary (Sue) Ralston of Beardstown; and six grandchildren.

ADKINS, Oakley Sr.; b: 27Oct1907, Prentice, IL; d: 10Feb1995, Virginia, IL (Walker Nursing Home); bu.: Bethel Cemetery, Mason Co., IL; m: Dorothy A. Cooper on 21Jul1928 in Paris, Mo.; fa: John Adkins; mo: Maude (no surname stated). Resident of Chandlerville, IL Survived by is wife; one son: O. R. "Stony: Adkins, Jr. of rural Chandlerville; two grand and two great-grandchildren; and none nephew. Preceded by one granddaughter: Debbie Adkins; two brothers: Armour and Thomas Adkins; and one sister: Vera Adkins.

ADKINS, Sharon Kathleen (Grant); b: 21Mar1939, Arenzville, IL; d: 12Dec1996, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: North Cemetery, Arenzville, IL; m; Gerald Adkins o 11Jun1988 in Bowling Green, Mo.; fa: Charles A. Grant; mo: Pauline Kloker. Resident of Jacksonville, IL Survived by her husband; a son: Eric Walls of Jacksonville; a daughter: Melissa Walls of Schaumburg; her mother of Arenzville; two step-sons: Jeff and James, both of Jacksonville; one step-daughter: Mrs. Doug (Sarah) Anderson of Jacksonville; one sister: Mrs. Ronald (Sara) Schone of Arenzville; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by her father and two sisters: Sandra Grant O'Conner and one in infancy.

ADKINS, Walter A.; b: 3Apr1918, Ashland, IL; d: 29May1990, Springfield, IL (Memorial Medical Center); bu.: Ashland City Cemetery; m: Janet Jokish on 6Sep1947 in Virginia, IL; fa: Walter Adkins; mo: Bertha Allen. Resident of rural Ashland, IL Navy Vet. Survived by his wife; four sons: Allan of Mountain View, Calif., Brian and Jay, both of rural Ashland, and Eric of Springfield; a daughter: Mrs. Glenn (Gail) Hitchcock of Los Angeles; five grandchildren; a brother: John Adkins of Santa Rosa, Calif.; two sisters: Mary Grimes of Rosamond and Ruth Walraven Seabrook, Tex.; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by two sisters: Lillian and Ella Marie in infancy.

ADKINSON, John "Guine"; b: 8Mar1896, Rushville, IL; d: 1Feb1988, Beardstown, IL; bu.: Beardstown City Cemetery; m: Edith Guthrie on 28Jan1922 in Rushville, IL fa and mo: (not stated). Wife preceded in death in Aug, 1961. Resident of Beardstown. WWI Vet. Survived by a sister: Ellen Jackson of Denver, Colo.; three sisters-in-law: Ruth Wessel, Leona Thompson and Louise Reither, all of Beardstown; a very special friend: Violet Reichert of Beardstown; and numerous nieces and nephews.

ADKISON, Mable (Park); b: 15Jun1908, Schuyler Co., IL; d: 25May1988, Beardstown, IL; bu.: Methodist Cemetery, Frederick, IL; m: William Adkison on 12Sep1925 in Virginia, IL; fa: John Park; mo: Lillie Hoffer. Husband preceded in death in March, 1936. Resident of 516 W. 4th St., Beardstown, IL Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Arthur (Lois) Gielau and Mrs. Russell (Lillian) McCombs, both of Beardstown; 12 grand and 23 great-grandchildren.

ADKISSON, Verne Mae (Chapman); b: 4Mar1893, Modesto, IL; d: 25Oct1986, Fenton, Mo.; bu.: Oak Grove Cemetery, east of Modesto, IL; m: Harvey N. Adkisson (no date or place stated); fa: Robert Chapman; mo: Mina B. Alderson. Husband preceded in death in 1967. Resident of Chesterfield, Mo.; formerly of Modesto, IL Survived by one son: Harvey Bernard of Chesterfield, Mo.; two daughters: Marian Parlier of San Antonio, Tex. and Peggie Kurth of Berwyn; five grand and seven great-grandchildren; one sister: Thelma Chapman Rawlings of West Burlington, Iowa; several nieces; and one nephew.

ADMIRE, James Truman; b: 6Sep1951, Carrollton, IL; d: 17Jan1994, Roodhouse, IL; b: Martin Prairie Cemetery, East of Roodhouse, IL; m: Mary Davis on 25Aug1978 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: William C. Admire; mo: Margaret L. Spencer. Resident of 7 Carter Drive, Roodhouse, IL Survived by his wife; his mother and stepfather: Robert and Margaret McCoy of Jacksonville; one son: James Truman Admire II, at home; one stepson: Perry Wesley Crowley of Jacksonville; one stepdaughter: Angela Painter of Patterson; two grandsons; and one brother: Joe Admire of White Hall. Preceded by his father.

ADMIRE, Bessie Marie (Welch); b: 24Jun1902, Roodhouse, IL; d: 8Jan1976, White Hall, IL (Hospital); bu.: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; m: Truman C. Admire in Oct, 1918 (place not stated); fa: John W. Welch; mo: Mary Lawson. Husband preceded in death in 1949. A resident of Roodhouse, IL Survived by a son: Bill, of Roodhouse; and a niece and nephew raised in the Admire home: Cline Lawson of Roodhouse and Aileen Bishop of Fort Myers, Fla.; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; four step grandchildren and one step great-grandchildren.

ADMIRE, Gazel Marie "Rea" (Houghen); b: 18Sep1948, White Hall, IL; d: 1Jul1976, Carbondale, IL (Hospital); bu.: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Olaf H. Houghen; mo: Dorothy Bess. A former Roodhouse IL resident. Survived by her mother and step-father: Mrs. Dorothy Coats and Edward Coats of Elkville; a son: Joe Admire II; her maternal grandparents: Mr. and Mrs R. S. Bess of Roodhouse.

ADMIRE, William C.; b: 10Oct1924, Roodhouse, IL; d: 31Mar1992, Springfield, IL (Memorial Medical Ctr. Center); bu.: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; m: Irene (surname not stated) on 28Feb1970 (place not stated); fa: Truman C. Admire; mo: Bessie Marie Welch. Resident of Roodhouse, IL WWII Navy Vet. Survived by his wife; two sons: Joe Admire of White Hall and Jim Admire of Jacksonville; three step-sons: Eric Younkin of Schaumburg, Brent Yonkin of Phoenix, Ariz. and Carry Yonkin of Vassar, Kansas; one step-daughter: Mrs. William (Claudia) Reagor of Roodhouse; several grand and step grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

ADOLPH, Tracie Elizabeth; b: 9Nov1898, near Chandlerville, IL; d: 3Nov1986, Rushville IL (Snyders Vaughn Nursing Home); bu.: Family lot, Mt. Sterling City Cemetery; fa: Henry Adolph; mo: Minnie Vaughn. Resident of Mt. Sterling, IL Survived by three nephews: Wayne Still of rural Mt. Sterling, Fred Still of Jacksonville and Robert L. Still of St. Petersburg, Fla. Preceded by one brother: Fred Adolph; and one sister: Renetta Still.

AGANS, Betty Maxine (Davis); b: 26Sep1927, Mt. Sterling, IL; d: 11Jun1981, Rushville IL (Culbertson Hospital); bu.: Hersman Cemetery; m: Clifford S Agans (no date or place stated); fa: Miles W. Davis; mo: Anna A. Fredlin. Husband died 6Jul1974. Resident of 120 E. Coline St., Mt. Sterling, IL Survived by a son, David of Meredosia; three step-sons: Richard Agans of Decatur, C. L. Agans of Jefferson, Mo. and Ronnie Agans of Garden City, Mo.; two step daughters, Mrs. E. Brady (Karen) Hagerman of Garden City, Mo. and Mrs. Larry (Shirley) Wilhite of Jefferson, Mo.; two brothers: Warren and Cecil Davis, both of Mt. Sterling; and Mrs. Helen Chapman of Moline; two grand and 14 step grandchildren. Preceded by two brothers and a sister.

AGANS, Loran; b: 9May1901, Schuyler Co., IL; d: 21Mar1979, Rushville, IL (Culbertson Memorial Hospital); bu.: Rushville City Cemetery; m: 1) Ida M. Peterson (no date or place stated); and 2) Christine Oliver on 3Jan1949 in Mt. Sterling, IL; fa: John William Agans; mo: Carrie May Estes. 1st wife preceded in death 23Feb1941. Resident of Rushville, IL Survived by his wife; three son: Carroll Wayne of Camden, Francis of Washington and David of Littleton; a daughter: Leona Stolp of Avon; a stepdaughter: Mrs. Judy Park of Rushville; 15 grand and 7 great-grandchildren; three sisters: Mrs. Ruth Kearby of La Prairie, Mrs. Edna Diseron of Rushville and Mrs. Regina Campbell of Lockford, Calif.; and a brother: Eugene Agans of Lockford, Calif. Preceded by two sons; a daughter; and two brothers: Cecil and Lester.

AGANS, Lorena B. (Morrell); b: 5Dec1918, Camden, Schuyler Co., IL; d: 5Aug1979, Rushville IL (Culbertson Memorial Hospital); bu.: Rushville Cemetery; m: Chester R. Agans on 28Jun1941 in Palmyra, Mo.; fa: Charles E. Morrell; mo: Sarah C. Clayton. Husband preceded in death 12Dec1959. Resident of Macomb, IL; formerly of Schuyler Co., IL Survived by one daughter: Norma Jean Agans of Macomb; and one brother: Lloyd Morrell of Camden.

AGANS, Oliver Leonard; b: 17Sep1901, Brown Co., IL; d: 1Jul1976, Baldwin Park, Calif.; bu.: Lynn Cemetery, Schuyler Co., IL; m: Hazel Cochran (date and place not stated); fa: Albert Agans; mo: Della Curry. Survived by his wife; the following children: James of Pawnee, Glen, Barbara Miles and Betty Sinnock, all of California; the following step daughters: Millie Rhienhardt of North Carolina, Martha Wise of Lewistown, IL, Shirley Hardin and Jimm Becraft, both of California; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; two sisters: Edna Phillips of Rushville and Edith Knight of Meredosia. Preceded by two brothers.

AGGER, Alice (Hand); b: 30Jul1902, Fort Wayne, Indiana; bu.: 4Sep1981, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: John Agger on 23Dec1922 in Fort Wayne, Indiana; fa: William Hand; mo: Arminda Esses. Husband died in 1971. Resident of R.R. 2, Waverly, IL; formerly of 846 Grove, Jacksonville, IL Survived by a daughter, Mrs. Carroll (Elizabeth) Newingham of Waverly; four grandchildren: Mrs. Randy (Tona) Smith of Alexander, Mrs. Mark (Tammy) Joseph of Jacksonville, Terry and Chris Newingham, both of Waverly; two great-grandchildren; a sister, Gladys Rinehold of Jacksonville; a brother: William Hand of Pebble Beach, Calif. Preceded by three brothers and two sisters.

AGGERTT, Arthur; b: 26Oct1921, Sangamon Co., IL; d: 10Apr1990, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu.: St. Augustine Cemetery, Ashland, IL; m: Rose E. Ludwig on 22Sep1946 in Virginia, IL; fa: Calvin Aggertt; mo: Mable Klein. Resident of Ashland, IL Survived by his wife; two sons: Donald Joe of San Jose and Ronald C. of Ashland; five grandchildren; a brother: Charles of Ashland; a sister: Mrs. H. Donald (Edna Mae) Richards of Springfield; and several nieces and nephews.

AGGERTT, Rose E. (Ludwig); b: 1Mar1926, Franklin, IL; d: 6Jul1994, Springfield, IL (Memorial Medical Center); bu.: St. Augustine Cemetery, Ashland, IL; m: Arthur D. Aggertt on 22Sep1946 in Virginia, IL; fa: Joseph Frederick Ludwig; mo: Clara Louise Dorwart. Husband preceded in death 10Apr1990. Resident of Ashland, IL Survived by two sons: Donald Joe (wife, Joyce) of San Jose and Ronald C. (wife, Debra) Aggertt of Ashland; five grandchildren; one sister: Loretta Leetham of Ashland; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by one granddaughter; and one brother: James Ludwig.

AGNEW, Jessie Margaret (Spaenhower); b: 19Aug1894, Morgan Co., IL; d: 27Dec1991, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: East Cemetery, Waverly, IL; m: Taylor H. Agnew on 10Aug1921 in Jacksonville IL; fa: William R. Spaenhower; mo: Millie Davenport. Husband preceded in death 26Nov1959. Resident of Jacksonville, IL Survived by two cousins: Ruth Noble and Lou Davenport, both of Waverly.

AHERIN, John V.; b: 17Aug1917, Litchfield, Il; d: 1Feb1986, Springfield, IL (St. John's North Hospital); bu.: St. Martin's Cemetery, Farmersville, IL; m: Teresa Kinjey of Franklin in 1947 at Farmersville, IL; fa: M. C. Aherin; mo: Laura Fitzgerald. Resident of Farmersville, IL WWII Army Vet. Survived by his wife; two sons: Andy and Steve, both of Farmersville; seven daughters: Patsy Zeigler of Cleveland, Ohio, Marilyn Brown of Niles, Laura Aherin, Virginia Aherin and Rita Senft, all of Chicago, Margaret O'Malley and Judy Grintjes, both of Springfield; 9 grandchildren; three brothers: Allan of Springfield, Lawrence of Indianapolis and Roy of Farmersville; one sister: Mary Pacatte of Wood River; and several cousins in the Jacksonville area.

AHERN, Thelma M.; b: 17Aug1909, Virden, IL; d: 12Dec1993, White Hall, IL; bu.: White Hall cemetery; fa: Dennis D. Ahern; mo: Agnes J. Suter. Resident of White Hall. Survived by two sisters: Mary Ann Graham of Patterson and Ruth smith of Cottage Hills; a brother: Clifford Ahern of Jerseyville; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by an infant daughter; and two brothers: John and Clyde Ahern.

AHLQUIST, Albert W.; b: 4May1929, Jacksonville, IL; d: 8Dec1991, Cincinnati, Ohio (Good Samaritan Hospital); bu.: Greenwood Cemetery, Hamilton, Ohio; m: Marie Langlois on 18Jun1955 (place not stated); fa: Walter Conrad Ahlquist; mo: Etta Mae Ferguson. Resident of 1102 James Road, Hamilton, Ohio. Korean War Army Vet (1951-1955). Survived by is wife; four children: Mrs. Alvin (Deborah Lee) Westerman, Robert Steven (wife, Kelly) Ahlquist and Christopher Allen Ahlquist, all of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Mrs. Patrick (Teresa Mae) Mullen of Spokane, Wash.; five grandchildren; one sister: Gladys Lucille Johnson of Grandy, N.C.; and several cousins, including the following from this area: Mary Mudd, Edwin Ahlquist, Anna Marie Ahlquist, Claudine Holmes, Dean Floreth and Earl Floreth, all of Jacksonville, and Myron Faugust of Mt. Sterling.

AHLQUIST, Edith (Forwood); b: 8Jan1894, Macoupin Co., IL; d: 29Mar1984, Jacksonville IL (Barton Stone Home); bu.: Diamond Grove Cemetery; m: Carl J. Ahlquist on 1Mar1923 in Alton, IL; fa: George Forwood; mo: Maggie Rice. Husband preceded in death 27Jul1974. Resident of 105 Oak St., Jacksonville, IL Survived by a son: Edwin of Jacksonville; a daughter: Anna Marie Ahlquist of Jacksonville; four grandchildren: Thomas C. Ahlquist of New Braunsfel, Tex., Mrs. Daniel (Ann) Snyder of Colchester, Mrs. Andrew (Karen) Murphy of Urbana, and Mrs. David (Gayla) Soper of Medina, Ohio; four great-grandchildren; two brothers: Milford Forwood of Redmont, Wash. and Vernon Forwood of Los Angeles, Calif. Preceded by two daughters.

AHLQUIST, Helen M. (Hempel); b: 1Dec1898, Jacksonville, IL; d: 21Jul1978, Jacksonville, IL m: Louis S. Ahlquist on 25May1921 in Greenville, IL; fa: Charles A. Hempel; mo: Nora Craddock. Husband preceded in death 5Jan1959. Resident of 146 E. Oak St., Jacksonville, IL; formerly of Wood River, IL Survived by these children: Robert H. of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Charles D. of Alton, Mrs. Ralph (Mary Jane) Reolo of Pittsburgh, Pa. and Mrs. Ralph (Mary Louise) Mudd of Jacksonville, with whom she made her home; six grand and four great-grandchildren; and one sister: Mrs. Donald (Catherine) Casey of Mason City, Iowa. Preceded by four sisters and two brothers.

AHLQUIST, Mildred Mae (Bote); b:8Aug1900, Witt, IL; d: 17Jul1984, Springfield, IL (Oak Terrace Nursing Home); bu.: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Walter Ahlquist in 1952 (place not stated); fa: William Bote; mo: Anna Holmes. Husband preceded in death 10Apr1977. Resident of 218 W. College Ave., Jacksonville, IL Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Scott (Dorothy) McDonald of Springfield; a step-son: Albert Ahlquist of Fairfield, Ohio; a step-daughter: Mrs. Maynard (Gladys) Johnson of Grandy, N.C.; three grand and four great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by three brothers.

AHLQUIST, Walter C.; b: 15Jul1891, Jacksonville, IL; d: 10Apr1977, Danville, IL (Veterans Administration Hospital); bu.: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: 1) Etta Ferguson Suiter (no date or place stated) and 2) Mildred Edwards in 1952 (no place stated); fa: John Ahlquist; mo: Anna Walgren. 1st wife preceded in death in 1942. Resident of 218 West College, Jacksonville IL WWI Vet. Survived by his wife; children of his first marriage: Albert of Fairfield, Ohio and Gladys Johnson of Norfolk, Va.; three stepdaughters: Dorothy Jean McDonald of Springfield, Evelyn Ruffin of Gardena, Calif., and Eleanor Bergschneider of Lomita, Calif.; 13 grand and eight great-grandchildren. The last surviving member of his immediate family, he was preceded in death by five brothers and two sisters.

AHRENS, William R.; b: 8Dec1929, Barrington, IL; d: 18Oct1991, Downers Grove, IL (Good Samaritan Hospital); bu.: (Woodridge, IL?); m: Janet G. Gilliland (no date or place stated); fa: Carl Ahrens; mo: Ethel Schultz. Resident of Woodridge, IL Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mrs. Robert (Carleen) Pinkerton of White Hall; one son: Russell of Downers Grove; two grandchildren; an aunt, an uncle and several nieces and cousins.

AICHELE, Lavona Wilson "Vonnie"; b: (not stated); d: 5Dec1986, Memphis, Tenn. (Memorial Hospital); bu.: (body donated to the University of Tenn. College of Medicine); m: (not stated); fa and mo: (not stated). Was 51 years of age at time of death. Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Candy Rosen of Chicago (second daughter not named); and a son: Mark J. Aichele, at home; and one grandchild.

AIKEN, Charles V.; b: 8Jul1903, Summerhill, IL; d: 23Jun1986, Pittsfield, IL; bu.: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m; Edna Coyle in Nov, 1925 at Belle Plain, Iowa; fa: Curtis Aiken; mo: Lou Ham. Resident of Pittsfield, IL Survived by his wife; four sons: Paul of Page, Ariz., Fred and James, both of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Curt of Pittsfield; two daughters: Mary Lou Chaplain of Griggsville and Wava Grisham of Florissant, Mo.; 20 grand and several great-grandchildren.

AIKEN, Edna C. (Coyle); b: 7Jul1908, Tama, Iowa; d: 13Mar1987, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital); bu.: West Cemetery, Pittsfield; m: Charles V. Aiken on 29Nov1925 at Newton, Iowa; fa: James Coyle; mo: Opal Underwood. Husband preceded in death 23Jun1986. Resident of Pittsfield, IL Survived by four sons: Paul Aiken of Page, Ariz., Fred Aiken of Marion, Iowa, James Aiken of Cedar Rapids, Iowa and Curtis Aiken of Pittsfield; two daughters: Mary Lou Chaplin of Griggsville and Wava Grisham of Florissant, Mo.; 27 grand and 25 great-grandchildren. Preceded by six brothers and five sisters.

AIKEN, Freda; b: 21Sep1901, Perry, IL; d: 30Jun1986, Pittsfield, IL; bu.: Wilson Cemetery, Perry, IL; fa: Grant Aiken; mo: Helen Krentler. Resident of Pittsfield., IL Survived by one sister: Mrs. Samuel (Tressa) Acree of Westminister, Maryland; several nieces and nephews. Preceded by five sisters and three brothers.

AIRD, Patrick Donald; b: 7Jan1920 (place not stated); d: 16Aug1996, Mason City, IL; bu.: Elmwood-St. Joseph Cemetery, Mason City, IL; m: Pearl Bernice Mann on 21Mar1949 at Arnold's Park (location as stated); fa: George Aird; mo: Anna Broderick. Resident of Mason City, IL WWII Navy Vet (1941-1946). Survived by his wife; three children: Mrs. Jerry (Ruth) Bose of Springfield, Patrick Gary Aird of Mason City and Scott Aird of Mason City; one sister: Martina Zerbe of McGregor, Iowa; one brother: George Aird of McGregor, Iowa; and five grandchildren. Preceded by his parents.

AIRSMAN, Evelyn Field (Petri); b: 21Jan1912, Greene Co., IL; d: 22Dec1988, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu.: Fernwood Cemetery Roodhouse, IL; m: Theodore T. Airsman (date and place not stated); fa: Earl Petri; mo: Cecile Field. Husband preceded in death 27 Feb 1968. Resident of Roodhouse, IL Survived by two sons: Terry Airsman of Jacksonville and Joe Airsman of Monticello; two daughters: Mrs. Jack (Jackie) Conlee of Florissant, Mo. and Carole Kelley of Roodhouse; eight grand and three great-grandchildren. Preceded by a grandchild.

AKERS, Beth Ann; b: 7Jul1967, Springfield, IL; d: 9Apr1988, Springfield, IL; bu.: Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, IL; fa: Charles W. Akers; mo: Sharon Marsh. Survived by her mother, formerly of Jacksonville; one brother: Richard Akers of Springfield; three half-sisters; one half-brother; her grandmother: Mrs. Leta Marten of Springfield; and several cousins. Preceded by her father in 1983.

AKERS, Blanche (Bumgarner); b: 16Jul1907, Sangamon Co., IL; d: 19Oct1981, Alliance, Nebraska; bu.: Mechanicsburg Cemetery, Mechanicsburg, IL; m: Edward Akers in Sep, 1925 at Dawson, IL; fa: Andrew Bumgarner; mo: Betsy Scattergood. Resident of 600 West 6th St., Beardstown, IL; she died while visiting her grandson in Alliance, Neb. Husband died in April, 1967. Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Robert (Delores) Lawson of Beardstown; three brothers: Lee Omer Bumgarner of Dawson, Merle Bumgarner of Chatham and Arthur Bumgarner of Weldon; three sisters: Dorothy Colody of Morton, Estella Watt of Springfield and Vyora Anderson of Seattle; three grandchildren, including Glenn Lawson of Alliance, Neb.; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded by a sister and six brothers.

AKERS, Charles W., Sr.; b: 31Jul1926, Virginia; d: 18Mar1983, Springfield, IL; bu.: Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, IL; m: Sharon Mae Marsh in 1964 (place not stated); fa: Lacey Herman Akers; mo: Opal Lindsey. WWII Vet. Survived by four daughters: Miss Beth Akers, at home, Mrs. Kathy Jo Prichett of Indianapolis, Ind, and Miss Debra Akers and Miss Louise Akers, both of Florida; two sons: Richard Akers, at home, and William Akers of Arizona; and nine grandchildren, in addition to his wife; two sisters: Mrs. Gertrude Maloney and Mrs. Violet Lairmore, both of West Virginia.

AKERS, Delos Stephen; b: 15Dec1896, Palmyra, IL; d: 2Dec1976, White Hall, IL (Hospital); bu.: Williams-Edwards Cemetery, west of Roodhouse, IL; m: Nellie Steelman on 17May1918 in Jerseyville IL; fa: Albert S. Akers; mo: Nora Young. Wife preceded in death 28Jun1969. Resident of Roodhouse, Il, WWI Navy Vet. Survived by one son: Carl Akers of rural Roodhouse; and one daughter: Mrs. Sam (Ruth) Williams of White Hall; five grand and three great-grandchildren; one sister: Mrs. Mildred Crum of Wood River; and a foster sister: Miss Ethel Samuelson of Steilacoom, Washington. Preceded by two brothers.

AKERS, Edward; b: 6Aug1907, near Manchester, Scott Co., IL; d: 7Sep1978, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital); bu.: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; m: Mary Brown on 19Apr1934 in Waverly, IL; fa: John C. Akers; mo: Emma Jane Rea. Resident of rural Roodhouse, IL Survived by his wife; an adopted son: Kenneth E. Akers of Houston, Tex.; two brothers: Ralph of West Lake, Ohio and James of Brighton; and several nieces and nephews.

AKERS, Evelyn A. (Paisley); b: 19Sep1917, Schuyler Co., IL; d: 4Oct1985, Rushville, IL; bu.: Rushville, IL; m: Glen Akers on 18May1946 in Rushville, IL; fa: Wesley Paisley; mo: Myrtle Rittenhouse. Resident of Rushville. Survived by her husband; a daughter: Mrs. Larry (Ann) Maitland; a son: Andrew of Denver, Colo.; a grandson; four sisters: Mrs. Dale (Mary Lou) Phillips and Mrs. Tom (Norma) Rowland, both of Rushville, Mrs. Don (Minnie) Stephens of St. Petersburg, Fla. and Mrs. Marvin (Vera) Crockett of Norwalk, Calif.; and two brothers: Kenneth Paisley of El Monte, Calif. and Jack Paisley of Morgan Hill, Calif. Preceded by her mother, a sister and a brother.

AKERS, Frank T.; b: 11Mar1918, Galesburg, IL; d: 10Mar1994, Carrollton, IL; bu.: Oakland Cemetery, Meredosia, IL; m: Blanche Miller on 25May1983 in Clayton, Mo.; fa: James A. Akers; mo: Myrtle Goshorn. Resident of Carrollton, IL WWII Navy Vet. Survived by his wife; a son: Louis Akers of New York; four brothers: Nicholas H. Akers of Kane, Keith L. Akers and Delbert Akers, both of Jerseyville, and Marvin Akers of Godfrey; and one grandson. Preceded by five brothers: Harold, Freeman, Arthel, James and Lester Akers; and one sister: May Akers.

AKERS, Guy; b: 10Oct1902, Indian Valley, Va.; d: 19Dec1992, Jacksonville, IL; m: Gertrude Lillard on 8Nov1936 in Denver, IL; fa: Albert Lee Akers; mo: Alice Phillips. Wife preceded in death in 1972. Resident of Jacksonville; formerly of the Denver-Bentley area. Survived by two sisters: Clara Peterson of Ekiah, Calif. and Isabel Huffman of Galesburg; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by four sisters: Opal Golden, Effie Akers Grace Akers and Leora Duffy; and one brother: Kenneth Akers.

AKERS, Hubert L.; b: 24Mar1932, Pearl, IL; d: 8Jun1990, Springfield, IL (Memorial Medical Center); bu.: Ebenezer Cemetery; m: Donnie Birdsell on 23Apr1966 (place not stated); fa: Ben Akers; mo: Ruth Chappel. Resident of 872 N. Church, Jacksonville, IL Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Jeff (Lisa) Hooker of Jacksonville; two stepdaughters: Mrs. Stan (Cheryl) McEvers of Murrayville and Mrs. Bill (Vickie) Webb of California; a stepson: Ed Bostick of Springfield; three brothers: Donald and Dale, both of Pittsfield, and Ronald of New Salem; two sisters: Mrs. Lawrence (Louise) Knox Vieira of Jacksonville and Ruth Valew of Pleasant Hill; five grandchildren: Adam and Brandy McEvers, Demerie and Jessica Bostick and Wesley Webb. Preceded by a brother: Bud.

AKERS, James A.; b: 18Jun1918, Manchester, IL; d: 14Sep1988, St. Louis, Mo. (John Cochran Vets Hospital); bu.: Manchester, IL; m: Myrtle I. Miller on 16Aug1941 in Paris, Mo.; fa: John Akers; mo: Emma Jane Rae. Resident of Brighton, IL WWII and Korean War Army Vet. Survived by his wife; three daughters: Phyllis Havens of Chatham, Mrs. John S. (Doris) Davidson of Jacksonville and Mrs. Vernon (Barbara) Davis of Brighton; and four grandchildren. Preceded by two brothers: Ralph and Edward.

AKERS, Mabel (Wilkinson); b: 17Jul1894, west of Roodhouse IL; d: 11Nov1987, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hosp); bu.: Williams-Edwards Cemetery, Barrow, IL; m: Clarence Ray Akers on 7Jul1916 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Truman Wilkinson; mo: Anna Carter. Husband preceded in death 30Nov1962. Resident of Roodhouse, IL Survived by two nephews: David Ray Wilkinson of Roodhouse and C. T. Wilkinson of Rantoul; and two nieces: Mary Deterding of Minneapolis, Minn. and Ruth Williams of White Hall. Preceded by an infant son; a brother; and two sisters.

AKERS, Ralph R.; b: (date not stated), Manchester, IL; d: 13Apr1987, Cleveland, Ohio (Lakewood Hospital); bu.: (not stated); m: Lucille Davis in June, 1933 at Cleveland, Ohio; fa: John C. Akes; mo: Jennie Rea. Resident of Cleveland; was 82 years of age at death. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. James H. (Margaret) Trott; two granddaughters: Sarah and Meredith Trott; a brother: James Ardwin of Brighton; and several nieces and nephews and other relatives in the Jacksonville area. Preceded by a brother, J. Edward.

AKERS, Ronald L.; b: 28Apr1938, Nebo, IL; d: 30Mar1992, Pittsfield, IL (Illini Hospital); bu.: Green Pond Cemetery, near Pearl, IL; m; Freda M. Dixon on 3Sep1960 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: Benjamin Akers; mo: Ruth Chapel. Resident of New Salem, IL Survived by his wife; one son: Randy Coultas of Barry; one daughter: Bonna Gratton of Pittsfield; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two sisters: Ruth Valeu of Pleasant Hill and Louise Knox Vieria of Jacksonville; and two brothers: Donald and Dale Akers, both of Pittsfield. Preceded by two brothers: Bud and Hubert Akers.

AKERS, Ruth (Chappel); b: 1Nov1900, Illinois; d: 5Sep1985, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu.: Green Pond Cemetery, Pearl, IL; m: Benjamin Akers (date and place not stated); fa: Cass Chappel; mo: Sarah Battershell. Husband preceded in death in 1966. Resident of Pearl, IL Survived by two daughters: Louise Knox of South Jacksonville and Ruth Valeu of Pleasant Hill; four sons: Hubert Akers of Jacksonville, Donald Akers, Ronald Akers and Dale Akers, all of Pittsfield; 15 grand, 13 great-grand and four great-great-grandchildren.

AKIN, Alene (Burke); b: 10Mar1915, Pike Co., IL; d: 5Oct1995, Pittsfield, IL (Health Care Center); bu.: Wilson Cemetery, Perry, IL; m: Charles A. Akin on 6Mar1936, Baylis, IL; fa: Arthur L. Burke; mo: Gladys Six. Husband preceded in death in 1977. A former resident of Perry, IL Survived by three sons: Charles J. of Rushville, R. Dean of Galesburg and Larry R. of Knoxville; nine grand and two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by an infant granddaughter; one sister: Mary Burke; and one brother: Gerald Burke.

AKIN, Charles A.; b: 9Oct1904, Perry, Pike Co., IL; d: 17Apr1977, Versailles, IL; bu.: Wilson Cemetery, Perry, IL; m: Alene Burke in 1936 (place not stated); fa: Mark D. Akin; mo: Florence Witt. Resident of Versailles, IL Survived by his wife; three sons: Charles of Rushville, Roy of Abingdon and Larry of Altona, IL; nine grandchildren; two sisters and three brothers: Marie Hayes of Columbus, Ohio, Lorene Lackscheide of Jacksonville, and Dallas Akin, both of Griggsville, and Thurman Akin of Hinkley, IL

AKRIGHT, Cecil (Whiteside); b: 6May1887, Brown Co., IL; d: 3Jul1979, Quincy, IL (St. Mary's Hospital); bu.: Mound Cemetery, Mt. Sterling IL; m: Herbert Akright in 1905 (place not stated); fa: Charles C. Whiteside; mo: Martha Dean. Husband preceded in death in 1957. Resident of Timewell, IL Survived by three sons: Russell and John of Timewell and Verne of Henry, IL; eight grand and 12 great-grandchildren; and a brother: Orville Whiteside of California.

ALA, Maggie (Smith) Griffith; b: 12Aug1893, Atlas, IL d: 11Feb1985, Lancaster, CA; bu: Pittsfield West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: 1) Clifford Griffith on 29Apr1913 in Louisiana, MO and 2) Judson Ala (date and place not stated); fa: John Smith; mo: Laura Sealock. Both husbands preceded in death. A former Pittsfield, IL resident. Survived by two sons: Russell Griffith of Buena Park, CA and Howard Griffith of Newport News, VA; five daughters: Frances King of Lancaster, CA, Pauline Stafford of Yorktown, VA, Catherine Latta of Hannibal, Doris Elliott of Los Vegas, NV, and Helen Ator of Pekin; one step-son: Tom Ala of Pekin; 25 grand, 48 great-grand, 15 great-great-grand and eight great-great-great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by two brothers and one son.

ALBEE, Frank A.; b: (not stated); b: 1Nov1979, Macomb, IL (Hospital); bu: (not stated); m: Ruth (surname not stated); fa and mo: (not stated). Resident of Macomb, IL; was 70 years of age at death. Survived by his wife; three daughters: Nancy Harp of Jacksonville, Karen Percival of Freeburg, MO and Ruth Ann Hall of Phoenix, AZ; eight grandchildren; a brother and three sisters: Carl of Macomb, Alice Coats of Abingdon, Ann Young of Moline and Elizabeth Holley of Bloomington.

ALBERS, Clarence; b: 12Mar1897, Bluffs, IL; d: 7May1983, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Green Cemetery, Bluffs, IL; m: Georgia Graham in 1917 in Bluffs, IL; fa: William Albers; mo: Sophia Knittenburg. Survived by his wife; the following children: Mrs. Marcella Lawrence of Bluffs, William and Kenneth Albers of Vacaville, CA, Mrs. Robert (June) Klunk of Hardin, Sherel Albers of Rochelle, Mrs. Dick (Connie) Brockhouse of Winchester; 12 grand and nine great-grandchildren; a sister: Mrs. Laura Placke of Pauwaukee, WI Preceded by three sons; two brothers; and three sisters.

ALBERS, Elizabeth (Rumford); b: 16Dec1910, Newmansville IL; d: 22Jan1985, Springfield IL (St. John's Hospital); bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, IL; m: Ralph Albers in 1937 (place not stated); fa: Charles Rumford; mo: Katheryn Rupple. Husband preceded in death in 1972. Resident of 1001 Jackson St., Beardstown, IL Survived by two brothers: Joseph of Peoria and James of Beardstown.

ALBERS, Georgia V. (Graham); b: 10Jun1898, Bluffs, IL; d: 29Dec1986, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Green Cemetery; m: Clarence Albers on 20Oct1917 (place not stated); fa: Alex Graham; mo: Lillie Little. Husband preceded in death 7May1983. Resident of Bluffs, IL Survived by three daughters: Marcella Lawrence and Connie Brockhouse, both of Bluffs, and June Klunk of Hardin; three sons: William J. Albers and Kenneth Albers, both of Vacaville, CA and Sherel Albers of Steward, IL; one step-brother: Raymond Green of Springfield; 12 grand and ten great-grandchildren. Preceded by three sons: Myron, Paul and Robert Lee.

ALBERS, Grace (Mayes); b: 2Dec1886, near Naples, IL; d: 23Mar1978, Jacksonville IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Hillcrest Cemetery, near Bluffs IL; m: Fred Albers on 1Mar1910 in Naples, IL; fa: Bradshaw Mayes; mo: Rebecca Jackson. Husband preceded in death 7Jan1976. Resident of rural Bluffs, IL Survived by these children: Henry Albers, Mrs. Jesse (Helen) Reuter and Mrs. William (Mable) Ehlert, all of Winchester, and Mrs. Otis (Eda) Wren of Olney; four grand and six great-grandchildren. She was the last of a family of 12 children.

ALBERS, Harold E.; b: 18Mar1916, Bluffs, IL; d: 8Oct1983, Terre Haute, IN (Union Hospital); bu: Roselawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, IN; m: Jean (surname not stated); fa: Oscar Albers; mo: Joy Bunch. Resident of 729 Elm, Clinton, IN Survived by his parents of Bluffs; his wife of Clinton; two sons: Robert of Clinton and Clifford of Indianapolis; four grandchildren; two stepsons: Donald Thompson of El Reno, OK and Stephen Thompson of Newton, IL; four step grandchildren; four brothers: Richard, Russell, James and Ronald, all of Illinois; and five sisters: Dorothy Terrell of Winchester, Julia Nunn of Shepardsville Eileen Howell of Lincoln, IL, Doris Chambers of Lincoln, Neb. and Ruth Albers of Cuba, IL

ALBERS, Harold H.; b: 29Jul1906, Cass Co., IL; d: 7Nov1977, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Chapin, IL; m: Geraldine Johnson in 1934 (place not stated); fa: George Albers; mo: Louise Moeller. Resident of Chapin, IL Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Kenneth (Karris) Hutton of Bluffs, and Mrs. Eugene (Judy) Thomas of Perry; three grandchildren: Vonna Thomas of Perry and Jay and Andy Hutton, both of Bluffs; a sister: Mrs. John (Irene) Kombol of Highland Park; and a brother: William of Battle Creek, Michigan. Preceded by two brothers and a sister.

ALBERS, Janet I. (Bailey); b: 13Oct1940, McDonough Co., IL; d: 10Aug1983, Peoria, IL (Methodist Medical Center); bu: Fairview Cemetery, Bluffs, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Robert E. Bailey; mo: Georgia Higgins. A resident of Canton, IL Survived by her mother of Winchester; a daughter: Lisa D. Albers, at home; one brother: James L. Bailey of Bluffs; two sisters: Mrs. Charlene Merriman of rural Bluffs and Mrs. Mary Ann Martin of Naples. She was preceded by her father.

ALBERS, Joy Eunice (Bunch); b: 1Jun1895, Scott Co., IL; d: 14Jun1992, Winchester, IL (Scott County Nursing Home); bu: Hillcrest Cemetery, near Bluffs, IL; m: Oscar F. Albers on 4Nov1913 in Hannibal, MO; fa: James Phillip Bunch; mo: Carolina Emerick. Husband preceded in death 9Nov1984. Resident of Bluffs, IL Survived by four daughters: Mrs. Oscar (Dorothy) Terrell of rural Winchester, Julia Nunn of Jacksonville, Mrs. Gene (Eileen) Howell of Beardstown and Mrs. Frank (Doris) Chambers of Lincoln, Neb.; three sons: Russell Albers and James Albers, both of Bluffs, and Richard Albers of Barry; 18 grand, 29 great-grand and six great-great-grandchildren; and a sister: Hester Bunch of Jacksonville. Preceded by two sons: Harold and Ronald Albers; two grandsons; two brothers: Warren and Herschel Bunch; and a sister: Inez Hubbert.

ALBERS, Lora Jaye (Beagle); b: 26Jan1893, Scott Co., IL; d: 20Jan1988, Jacksonville, IL (Barton Stone Home); bu: Hillcrest Cemetery, near Bluffs, IL; m: Gus H. Albers on 16Feb1911 (place not stated); fa: Mason Beagle; mo: Farrie Adams. Husband preceded in death 30Oct1970. A former resident of Bluffs, IL Survived by two daughters: Eleanor Holtman of Jacksonville and Mrs. Elma (Virginia) Gregory of Winchester; two sons: Glenn Albers of Springfield and Earl "Bussie" Albers of Bluffs; 10 grand, 11 great-grand and 6 great-great-grandchildren. Preceded by two grandsons; a great-grandson; two sisters: Bessie Conrady and Bill McClean; and a brother: George Beagle.

ALBERS, Mary Josephine (Mann); b: 10Nov1912, Jacksonville, IL; d: 14Feb1993, Jacksonville IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m; Earl "Bussie" Albers on 20Jul1939 in Keokuk, IA; fa: Joseph S. Mann; mo: Mary F. Steer. Resident of Bluffs, IL Survived by her husband; two sisters: Laura "Mick" Thompson of Jacksonville and Daisy Rawlings of Waverly; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by one son: Dennis Ray in 1971; and two brothers: Louis "Buddy" Mann and James Richard Mann.

ALBERS, Myron Edward; b: 30May1920, Naples, IL; d: 27Dec1979, Jacksonville, IL; bu: (not stated); fa: Clarence Albers; mo: Georgia Graham. Vet. Resident of the Illinois Veterans Home, Quincy, IL Survived by his parents; four sisters: Marcella Lawrence of Bluffs, June Klunk of Hardin, Sheril Albers of Rochelle and Connie Berry of Bluffs; two brothers: William and Kenneth Albers of Vacaville, CA

ALBERS, Oscar Frederick; b: 24Aug1894, Naples, IL; d: 9Nov1984, Scott Co., IL; bu: Hillcrest Cemetery, Bluffs, IL; m: Joy Bunch on 4Nov1913 in Hannibal, MO; fa: Frederick Albers; mo: Julia Holtman. Resident of Bluffs, IL Survived by his wife; four sons: Russell Albers of Naples, James Albers of Bluffs, Richard Albers of Barry and Ronald Albers of Cuba; five daughters: Mrs. Oscar (Dorothy) Terrill of Winchester, Julia Nunn of Shelbyville, Mrs. Gene (Eileen) Howell of Lincoln, Mrs. Frank (Doris) Chambes of Lincoln, Neb. and Ruth Alberts of Cuba; 19 grand, 22 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and one brother: John Albers of St. Johns, Michigan.

ALBERS, Ronald E.; b: 9Dec1939, Jacksonville, IL;d: 29Jul1988, Havana, IL; bu: Cuba Cemetery, Cuba, IL; m: Linda St. Clair (no date or place stated); fa: Oscar Albers; mo: Joy Bunch. Resident of 140 W. Main, Cuba, IL Army Vet. Survived by his mother of Winchester; his wife; two daughters: Lisa Albers of Champaign and Ronnie Jean Albers of Cuba; a step-daughter: Ethel Hensley of Cuba; three stepsons: Russell and Eric St. Clair, both of Moline and Doug St. Clair of Fairview; seven grandchildren; three brothers: Russell Albers of Meredosia, James Albers of Bluffs and Richard Albers of Barry; five sisters: Dorothy Terrell of Winchester, Julia Nunn of Springfield, Eileen Howell of Beardstown, Doris Chambes of Lincoln, Neb. and Ruth Albers of Winchester.

ALBERS, Ruth Louise; b: 15Aug1935, Naples, IL; d: 25Jan1992, Beardstown, IL (St. Luke's Nursing Home); bu: Hillcrest Cemetery, near Bluffs, IL; fa: Oscar Albers; mo: Joy Bunch. A former resident of Bluffs. Survived by her mother of Winchester; four sisters: Mrs. Oscar (Dorothy) Terrell of rural Winchester, Julia Nunn of Jacksonville, Mrs. Gene (Eileen) Howell of Beardstown and Mrs. Frank (Doris) Chambers of Lincoln, Neb.; three brothers: Russell and James of Bluffs and Richard of Barry; and nieces and nephews. Preceded by her father and two brothers: Harold and Ronald.

ALBERS, Urmadene O. (Dawdy) Henson; b: 13Jan1928, near Carrollton, IL d: 22Feb1990, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital); bu: Pine Tree Cemetery, Patterson, IL; m: 1) (not stated) and 2) (not stated); fa: Russell O. Dawdy; mo: Anna L. Monroe. Resident of White Hall, IL Survived by a son: Stanley R. Henson of Roodhouse; a daughter: Judy A. Coleman of Washington; six grandchildren; a brother: Emil Dawdy of Otterville; and a sister: Guyla Camden of Rolla, MO Preceded by two brothers: Owen Dawdy and David Dawdy; a sister: Lavada Dawdy; and a grandson: Brian Robert Henson.

ALBERS, William Charles; b: 5Feb1911 (place not stated); d: 27Mar1985, Battle Creek, Michigan (Hospital); bu: Military cemetery, Battle Creek, Michigan; m: Bette (surname not stated); fa and mo: (not stated). Vet. A former resident of the Bluffs, IL area. Survived by his wife; two daughters: Linda Albers of Battle Creek and Mrs. Dennis (Anne) Wesner of Williamston, MI; one son: William Charles Jr. of St. Louis, MO; and one sister: Mrs. John (Irene) Kombol of Highland Park, IL Preceded by three brothers: Harold, Ralph and Roy; and one sister: Norma Beutin.

ALBORN, Imogene H. (Huson); b: 29Jan1898, Macoupin Co., IL; d: 23Nov1987, Jacksonville IL; bu: Oak Hill Cemetery, Palmyra, IL; m: Irvin Alborn on 20Feb1923 in Palmyra, IL; fa: Charles Huson; mo: Carrie Richie. Husband preceded in death 2May1986. Resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Palmyra, IL Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Robert (Virginia) Mitch of Jacksonville; a granddaughter: Mrs. James (Cathy) Lonergan of Murrayville; two great-grandchildren; a sister: Mrs. Mary Crum of Hettick; a brother: Melvin Huson of Jacksonville; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by three brothers: Leland, Bernard and Cody; and a sister: Ivarene Hettick.

ALBORN, Lloyd Irvin; b: 6Feb1898, Macoupin Co., IL; d: 2May1986, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Oak Hill Cemetery, Palmyra, IL; m: Imogene Huson on 20Feb1923 in Palmyra, IL; fa: James H. Alborn; mo: Ida Dugger. Resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Palmyra IL Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mrs. Robert (Virginia) Mitch of Jacksonville; one brother: Henry Alborn of Granite City; one granddaughter: Mrs. James (Cathy) Lonergan of Murrayville; two great-grandchildren; and a sister: Viola Spencer.

ALBRECHT, Anna C. (Banghart); b: 10Jan1891, Calhoun, IL; d: 7Feb1976, White Hall, IL (Hospital); bu: St. John's Catholic church cemetery, Carrollton, IL; m: Joseph Albrecht; fa: William Banghart; mo: Anna Webber. Husband preceded in death in 1973. Resident of Carrollton, IL Survived by the following children: Harold, Mrs. Dorothy Symes and Mrs. Marjorie Cordes, all of Carrollton; ten grand and five great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Mrs. Margaret Godar of Hardin and Mrs. Katherine Gress of Jerseyville.

ALBRECHT, Edith E. (Langer); b: 29Jan1895, Eldred, IL; d: 18Sep1981, Carrollton, IL (Reisch Memorial Nursing Home); bu: St. John's Catholic church cemetery, Carrollton, IL; m: Henry J. Albrecht in 1920 in Carrollton, IL; fa: Amand Langer; mo: Marie Seifert. Husband died in 1973 Survived by two daughters: Sister Mary Henrica of Mendota and Loretta Albrecht of Kenosha, WI; five sons: Ralph and John of Carrollton, Edward of Carrollton and Robert and William of Jerseyville; 20 grand and 24 great-grandchildren; three sisters: Lena Pohlman and Agnes Buehnkemper, both of Carrollton, and Mary Cordes of Jerseyville. Preceded by two sisters and four brothers.

ALBRECHT, Edward A.; b: 2Aug1927, Carrollton, IL; d: 21Jan1982, Staunton, IL; bu: St. John's Catholic cemetery, Carrollton, IL; m: Jean Campbell on 26Apr1950 (place not stated); fa: Henry Albrecht; mo: Edith Langer. Resident of rural Staunton, IL; formerly of Carrollton. Survived by his wife of Jerseyville; a daughter: Janelle Albrecht of Champaign; and three sons: Gregory of Decatur, Mark of Petersburg and James, at home; and four grandchildren; two sisters: Loretta Albrecht of Kenosha, WI; Sister Mary Henrica of Mendota, IL; four brothers: Ralph and John, both of Carrollton; Robert of Jerseyville and William of Godfrey.

ALBRECHT, Mary Lou (Simon); b: 10Apr1925, Hardin, IL; d: 22Jan1979, Carrollton, IL; bu: St. John's Cemetery, Carrollton, IL; m: Harold Albrecht on 29Nov1950 (place not stated); fa: August H. Simon; mo: Beulah Gotway. Resident of Carrollton, IL Survived by her husband; her father and stepmother: August and Elois Simon of Hardin; three sons: Lawrence L. and Kenneth J., both of Carrollton, and Fred J., a student at Eastern Illinois University at Charleston; two grandsons: Damian and Shawn; two brothers: Eugene Simon and Peter W. Simon, both of Hardin; and two sisters: Mrs. Joseph (Phyllis) Day of Lockport and Mrs. Robert (Yvonne) Ringhausen of Virginia Beach, Virginia.

ALBRECHT, Ralph B.; b: 23Apr1921, Rockbridge, IL; d: 28Aug1992, Jerseyville, IL (Greenwood Manor Nursing Home); bu: St. John's Cemetery, Carrollton, IL; m: Margaret Elizabeth Shirley on 5Jun1944 in Tampa, FL; fa: Henry Albrecht; mo: Edith Langer. Resident of Carrollton, IL WWII Army Air Corp Vet. Survived by his wife; three daughters: Mary Jane Schofield of Carrollton, Sandra Drane of Jacksonville and Shirley Thornton of Carrollton; four sons: Charles H. of Springfield, Ralph Jr. of Murrayville, Paul M. of Brighton and Richard Albrecht of Greenfield; 18 grand and four great-grandchildren; two sisters: Sister Mary Henrica of Springfield and Loretta Mattis of Carrollton; and three brothers: Robert of Jerseyville, John Henry of Carrollton and Bill Albrecht of Godfrey. Preceded by twin infant sons; and a brother, Edward.

ALBRIGHT, Irvin E.; b: 20Apr1915, Bluffs, IL; d: 1Jan1995, Maywood, IL; m: Helen F. Mernin (no date or place stated); fa: Elba Albright; mo: Chloe Daniels. Resident of Maywood; formerly of Bluffs, IL Survived by his wife; one son: Bill (wife, Laurie) Albright; three granddaughters; four sisters: Helen Crose, Ruth Smith, Florence Morris and Alice (husband, Robert) Freesen; and one brother: Robert (wife, Ovalou) Albright. Preceded by one brother: Jay.

ALCORN, Alice (Sullivan) Jennings; b: 11Jul1905, Illinois; d: 2Oct1987, Bloomington, IL (Mennonite Hospital); bu: Carrollton, IL; m: 1) Arnold Jennings (no date or place stated) and 2) James Alcorn (no date or place stated); fa: John Sullivan; mo: Donna Whitlock. Both husbands preceded in death. Resident of Normal, IL Survived by nine sons: Robert Jennings of El Paso, Tex., Francis Jennings of Phoenix, AZ, Norman Jennings of Houston, Tex., Donald Jennings of Hillview, Sydney Jennings of Aurora, Dale and Gary Jennings, both of Rohnert Park, CA, James Jennings of Bloomington and Michael Jennings of Carlisle; five daughters: Nellie Walters of Bloomington, Gladys Smith of Tolono, Doris Ditchen of Normal, Donna Fay Goudy of Galesburg and Sally Foster of Cisco; 58 grand and 63 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and one brother: John Sullivan. Preceded by two sisters; six grandchildren; and two stepchildren.

ALCORN, Glenn; b: 18Sep1915, Newmansville, IL; d: 23Jan1986, Jacksonville, IL; bu: East Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Dorothy Thomas in 1939 at Bowling Green, MO; fa: Nathan Alcorn; mo: Bertha Bell. Resident of 1085 North Main, Jacksonville, IL Survived by his wife; a son: Frank of Decatur; a daughter: Beverly Kirgan of Jacksonville; 4 grandchildren: Tom and Betsy Kirgan of Jacksonville, Mrs. Susan Schleich of Aledo and Julie Alcorn of Galesburg; two brothers: Russell and Harry, both of Beardstown. Preceded by three brothers and one sister.

ALCORN, Harry Bell; b: 19Dec1907, Springfield, IL; d: 31Jan1990, Rushville, IL (Culbertson Memorial Hospital); bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, IL; fa: Nathan Alcorn; mo: Bertha Bell. Resident of Beardstown, IL WWII Army Vet. Survived by nieces and nephews. Preceded by a sister; five brothers; and a niece.

ALCORN, Iva May (Icenogle); b: 21Jul1894, Brown Co., IL; d: 30Nov1982, Quincy, IL (Blessing Hospital); bu: (not stated); m: Glenn W. Alcorn on 20Jul1918 at Mt. Sterling, IL; fa: Charlie Icenogle; mo: Armethea Houston. A resident of Mt. Sterling, IL Husband preceded in death 27Nov1980. Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Lawrence (Maxine) Wachenheim of Hinsdale and Daniel Wachenheim of Rochester, N.Y.: and one nephew. Preceded by two daughters in infancy, one brother and one sister.

ALCORN, Jewell Cicero; b: 23Oct1913, Monticello, KY; d: 4Nov1989, Danville, IL (Vets Hospital); bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Helen Copley (no date or place); fa: Tellie Alcorn; mo: Burley Parmaley. Resident of Murrayville, IL WWII Army Vet. Survived by his wife; his stepmother: Katha Alcorn of Jacksonville; two daughters: Mrs. James (Shirley) Buster and Mrs. Gary (Sandy) Bryant, both of Franklin; a brother: Donnie Alcorn of Moore, OK; a step-brother: Edward Turner of Cincinnati, Ohio; four sisters: Earline Kennett of Monticello, KY, Mrs. William (Bessie) Cooper of Jacksonville, Mrs. Gary (Norma) Darr of Moore, OK and Mrs. Ronnie (June) Dobson of Jacksonville; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Preceded by a brother and a sister.

ALCORN, Katha E. (Parmaley); b: 12Oct1913, Monticello, KY; d: 27Jan1994, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Tellie C. Alcorn in 1938 at Monticello, KY; fa: Roland Parmaley; mo: Delpha Clemens. Husband preceded in death 21Apr1954. Resident of 841 W. Morton, Jacksonville, IL Survived by two sons: William E. Turner of Fayetteville, Ohio and Donnie L. Alcorn of OK City, OK; two daughters: Mrs. Gary (Norma) Darr of Moore, OK and Mrs. Ronnie (June) Dobson of Jacksonville; two stepdaughters: Mrs. Willie (Bessie) Cooper of Jacksonville and Erline Kennett of Monticello, KY; 17 grand and several great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Opal Bell of Cincinnati, Ohio and Annalee Gooden of Jacksonville. Preceded by one stepson: Jewel Alcorn; one stepdaughter: Hattie Buster; and two brothers: Herschel Parmaley and Randolph Parmaley.

ALCORN, Kenneth; b: 26May1925, Beardstown, IL; d: 8Aug1990, Beardstown, IL; bu: Beardstown City Cemetery; m: Mary Lou Anderson on 16Feb1947 in Beardstown, IL; fa: Lloyd T. Alcorn; mo: Mayme Heitz. Resident of 1003 Oak St., Beardstown, IL WWII Vet. Survived by his wife; two sons: Tom and Kenny, both of Beardstown; three grandsons: Jeremy, Kory and Matthew, all of Beardstown; two brothers: Harold of Ft. Myers, FL and Gerald of Tremont; and two sisters: Mrs. Harold (Joyce) Johnson of Beardstown and Mrs. Jim (Vera) Fox of Burlington, Ia. Preceded by a sister: Phyllis Conn; and two grandsons: Jason Lee and Patrick Thomas.

ALCORN, Maudie B. (Sapp); b: 28Feb1904, Mason Co., IL; d: 2Jun1996, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Chandlerville, IL; m: Donovan Alcorn (no date or place stated); fa: Charles Sapp; mo: Virgie Gurnsey. Husband preceded in death 26Dec1957. Resident of Virginia; formerly of Chandlerville. Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Duane (Donna) Shores of Jacksonville and Mrs. Shirley (Evelyn) Garner of Chandlerville; four grand and nine great-grandchildren. Preceded by an infant sister.

ALCORN, Mayme (Heitz); b: 13Dec1903, Beardstown, IL; d: 13Oct1983, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital); bu: Beardstown, IL city cemetery; m: Lloyd Alcorn on 21Sep1922 in Springfield, IL; fa: George Heitz; mo: Emma Schneider. Husband preceded in death in 1972. Resident of 902 E. 6th St., Beardstown, IL Survived by three sons: Harold of Rockford, Kenneth of Beardstown and Jerry of Tremont; three daughters: Phyllis Conn and Vera Fox, both of Burlington, Ia.; and Joyce Johnson of Beardstown; nine grand and seven great-grandchildren; one sister: Mildred Williams of Beardstown. Preceded by two brothers, two sisters and two grandsons.

ALCORN, Russell; b: 25Jul1910, Cass Co., IL; d: 22Jul1989, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital); bu: Beardstown city cemetery; m: 1) Glenna Martin (no date or place) and 2) Verna Miers in May, 1958 in Mississippi; fa: Nathan Alcorn; mo: Bertha Bell. Divorced first wife. Survived by his wife; two sons: Richard of Canton and James of Peoria; six daughters: Pat Parson of Washington, IL, Sharon Johnson and Nancy Thomas, both of Peoria, Madge Dawson of Aurora, Marilyn Ackerman of Morton and Jane Pence of East Peoria; two stepsons: Howard Miers of Jacksonville and Henry Miers of Virginia; two stepdaughters: Mary Fox of Jacksonville and Sara Jane McGinnis of Browning; a brother: Harry of Beardstown; 16 grand and 14 great-grandchildren. Preceded by three brothers.

ALCORN, Verna Mae (Clement) Miers; b: 25Apr1914, Cass Co., IL; d: 14Feb1994, Rushville, IL (Culbertson Hospital); bu: Beardstown IL city cemetery; m: 1) John R. Miers in 1928 (no place stated) and 2) Russell Alcorn in May, 1959 (no place stated); fa: George Grover Clement; mo: Nola Darcus Hacker. 2nd husband preceded in death 22Jul1989. Resident of 1412 Clay St., Beardstown, IL Survived by two sons: Howard Miers of Jacksonville and Henry Miers of Virginia; two daughters: Mary Fox of Jacksonville and Sarah Jane McGinnis of Beardstown; one brother: Roy L. Clement of Tucson, AZ; one sister: Frances Beavers of Jacksonville; two stepsons; six stepdaughters; 13 grand and seven great-grandchildren. Preceded by one son: George Russell Miers; one daughter in infancy: Betty J. Miers; one sister: Georgia Barger; and one grandson.

ALCORN, Virgil T.; b: 23Feb1912, Cass Co., IL; d: 28Dec1992, Virginia, IL (Walker Nursing Home); bu: Chandlerville, IL; m: Pauline Mathew on 29Sep1935 in Petersburg, IL; fa: Theron O. Alcorn; mo: Gertrude Garner. Resident of Chandlerville, IL Survived by his wife; two sons: Dale Alcorn of Quincy and Darrell Alcorn of Pekin; one sister: Lois Achue of Virginia; three grandchildren; one great-granddaughter. Preceded by a brother: Don Alcorn.

ALDE, Herman; b: 14Jan1914, Pana, IL; d: 6Dec1976, White Hall, IL; m: Violet Fox on 14Dec1935 (no place stated); fa: Gustav Alde; mo: Ida Kellar. Resident of White Hall, IL Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Jack (Peggy) Robert of White Hall and Mrs. Otis (Brenda) Jones, rural Roodhouse; six grandchildren; the following brothers and sisters: Ruth Eck and Paul Alde, both of Pana, Freda Hogan of Chicago, Velma Smith and Edward Alde, both of Des Plaines and Arthur Alde of Shelbyville. Preceded by one daughter and one sister.

ALDERMAN, Gladys Rose (Barth); b: 31Dec1915, Highland, IL; d: 20Aug1996, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Charles W. Alderman on 24Dec1934 in Greenville, IL; fa: Arthur Fred Barth; mo: Julia Viola Causey. Resident of 219 W. Greenwood, Jacksonville, IL Survived by her husband; two sons: Charles Richard (wife, Rosemary) Alderman of Petersburg and Gerald Lee Alderman of Jacksonville; four daughters: Mrs. Edward (Beverly) Johnson of Roodhouse, Sharon Alderman of Jacksonville, Mrs. Reginald (Linda) Tribble of Jacksonville and Mrs. Charles (Mary) Tomlin of Pleasant Plains; 12 grand and nine great-grandchildren; and one sister: Gertrude Lorene Taylor of Seattle, Washington. Preceded by two brothers: Joseph Henry and Arthur Ralph Barth.

ALDERSON, Bernita M.; b: 22Dec1921, near Sedgwick, CO; d: 14Oct1993, Springfield, IL; bu: East Cemetery, Waverly, IL; fa: Robert T. Alderson; mo: Gladys Pitchford. Resident of Springfield, IL Survived by her mother of Auburn; her brother: Robert E. of Auburn; and aunts, uncles and cousins.

ALDERSON, Carl H. "Arlie"; b: 21Mar1933, Newburg, MO; d: 15Aug1996, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Chapin, IL; m: Doris DeGroot on 23Aug1964 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: William Ralph Alderson; mo: Inez Nees. Resident of Murrayville, IL Survived by his wife; a son: Jeff Alderson of Murrayville; a daughter: Mrs. Brian (Debora) Pond of Jacksonville; a nephew: Steve Alderson (wife, Janie) of Mount Sterling, who was raised in the Alderson home; three grandchildren; and two sisters: Eleanor Kessinger of Jacksonville and Dorothy Settles of Temple, Tex.

ALDERSON, Eva (Anderson); b: 15Jan1895, Bethel, IL; d: 31May1988, Jacksonville, IL (Modern Care Nursing Home); bu: Chapin cemetery; m: Taylor Alderson on 18Feb1920 (no place stated); fa: George Anderson; mo: Nina Pond. Husband preceded in death 16Mar1963. Resident of rural Chapin, IL Survived by a grandson: Gary Greene of Pittsfield; a granddaughter: Elaine Kleinschmidt of Chapin; four great-grandchildren; and a daughter0in-law: Berniece Alderson Stewart. Preceded by a son: George; three bothers; and a grandson: Roy Taylor Alderson.

ALDERSON, Floyd Lee; b: 3Nov1902, near Chapin, IL; d: 21Dec1976, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Chapin, IL; m: Leta Fouts on 5Aug1923 (place not stated); fa: Henry Alderson; mo: Clara Lee. A resident of Chapin, IL Survived by his wife; a son: Robert Alderson of Chapin; a daughter: Mrs. Merle (Mardelle) Lucas, Jr. of Jacksonville; a sister: Mrs. Edwin (Mary) Dietrich of Jacksonville; three grandchildren: Kathy Jumper, Brenda Lucas and Brad Alderson. Preceded by two sisters.

ALDERSON, Freida Mae (Allen); b: 30Dec1918, Greene Co., IL; d: 8Sep1994 Jacksonville, IL; bu: Richwood Cemetery, near Roodhouse, IL; m: Richard Alderson on 5Oct1943 (place not stated); fa: Chester Allen; mo: Essie Gilmore. Husband preceded in death. Resident of Jacksonville, IL Survived by one sister: Faye Hunt of Jacksonville; four nieces and three nephews.

ALDERSON, May (Fouts); b: 6Oct1898, Chapin, IL; d: 18Jun1993, Springfield, IL (Memorial Medical Center); bu: Concord, IL; m: Wilbur Alderson on 17May1930 (place not stated); fa: John Robert Fouts; mo: Della Darnell. Husband preceded in death 25Aug1992. Resident of 1024 W. Walnut, Jacksonville; formerly of Chapin, IL Survived by one son: John Alderson of Chapin; one grandson; one brother: Clifford Fouts of Jacksonville; and one sister: Leta Alderson of Chapin. Preceded by three brothers: Carl, Wayne and Vernon Fouts.

ALDERSON, Robert G.; b: 6Jan1927, rural Chapin, IL; d: 18Aug1994, Chapin, IL; bu: Chapin, IL; m: Virginia Parks on 16Jul1950, Chapin, IL; fa: Floyd Alderson; mo: Leta Fouts. Resident of Chapin, IL WWII Army Vet. Survived by his wife; his mother of Chapin; one son: Brad (wife, Arnette) Alderson of Indianapolis, IN; one sister: Mardelle Lucas of Jacksonville; one grandchild; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by his father.

ALDERSON, Wilbur; b: 17May1896, Chapin, IL; d: 25Aug1992, Jacksonville, IL;l bu: Concord, IL; m: May Fouts on 17May1930 (place not stated); fa: John Emerson Alderson; mo: Mary Taylor. Resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Chapin, IL Survived by his wife; one son: John Alderson of Chapin; and one grandson. Preceded by two brothers and one sister.

ALDRED, Mildred R. (Bradshaw); b: 20Jan1902, White Hall, IL; d: 24Oct1988, Jacksonville, IL; bu: East Cemetery, Waverly, IL; m; (not stated); fa: Elmer Bradshaw; mo: Lula (surname not stated). Resident of Waverly, IL Survived by a daughter-in-law: Geneva Aldred of Waverly; a grandson: Steve of Castle Rock, CO; two granddaughters: Kathy and Joan, both of Waverly; and one great-grandson: Spencer of Castle Rock, CO

ALDRICH, Beulah (Marion) Conkley; b: 11Nov1905, Atlas, IL; d: 20Aug1988, Milton, IL (Folk Center); bu: River View Cemetery, Louisiana, MO; m: Roy Conkley (date and place not stated) and 2) C. W. Aldrich (date and place not stated); fa: Henry Marion; mo: Carrie Brown. Both husbands preceded in death; first one in 1966. A resident of Pittsfield, IL Survived by two sisters: Bernice Douglas of Hinsdale and Thelma Campbell of Lansing, MI

ALDRICH, Gail (Brewer); b: (not stated); d: 5Nov1977, Ottawa, IL; bu: Ottawa, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Edward Brewer, Sr.; mo: (not stated). Survived by daughters: Phyllis and Vickie; sisters: Betty Jo Weishaar and Connie Upchurch; and a brother: Edward Wayne Brewer, Jr.

ALDRICH, Loyce Jean (Hughs); b: 7Feb1945, Hannibal, MO; d: 6Aug1992, Pittsfield, Il (Illini Hospital); bu: Salem Cemetery, Center, MO; m: William Aldrich (date and place not stated); fa: Clifton Hughs; mo: Eva Jean Simon. Resident of Perry, IL Survived by six sons: Anthony DeBlase of Phoenix, AZ, John DeBlase of Indianapolis, William DeBlase of Perry, Tom Cersia of Taylorville, Ted Hall of Perry and Dean Hall; two daughters: Rebecca Kinman of Lorraine and Shannon Hutch of Anaheim, CA; several grandchildren; and one brother: Terry Hughs of Pittsfield.

ALDRIDGE, Henry Alton, Jr.; b: 11May1924, Union City, IN; d: 8Jul1993, Jacksonville, IL; bu: (body donated to Washington University for science); m: 1) Ruth Marie Fahs in 1946 at Chatham, IL and 2) Elizabeth Caldwell on 1Jan1958 in Jacksonville, IL; f; Henry A. Aldridge, Sr.; mo: Effie Watkins. 1st wife preceded in death in 1956. Resident of 1233 W. College Ave., Jacksonville IL WWII Navy Vet. Survived by his wife; one son: Allan L. Aldridge of Tavernier, FL; two daughters: Mrs. Ralph (Meg) Chon of Sierra Vista, AZ and Cindy Aldridge of Urbana; six grandchildren; and one sister: Mary Lee Mueller of Girard. Preceded by one brother, Ben.

ALEXANDER, Alvin "Pete"; b: 5May1928, Arkansas; d: 3Mar1984, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, IL; : Betty Hayes (date and place not stated); fa: Elzie Alexander; mo: Virgie Stidman. A resident of Virginia, IL Survived by his wife; a son: Bobbi of Virginia; a daughter: Barbara Kilhoffer of Pleasant Plains; a brother: Melvin of Virginia; two sisters: Margaret Morris of Arkansas and Ruth Sammons of California; and two grandchildren.

ALEXANDER, Anne (Countess); b: (date not stated), Chicago, IL; d: 11Jun1992, Sun City, AZ (Plaza del Rio Nursing Home); bu: (not stated); m: J. Tracy Alexander (date and place not stated); fa and mo: (not stated). Husband preceded in death. A former resident of Chicago; was 95 years of age at death. Survived by four cousins: Francine Lewis of New Berlin, Barbara Schneider of Deming, N.M., Claribel Huffaker of Mason City and Frederick Countess of Chicago.

ALEXANDER, Carl B. "Bud"; b: 8Jul1929, Jacksonville, IL; d: 23Jul1981, near Mt. Sterling, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville IL; m; Dorothy Ervin on 10Sep1959 (place not stated); fa: Loran Alexander; mo: Dorothy Willner. A resident of 534 Hardin Ave., Jacksonville IL Air Force vet. Survived by his wife; his parents; four children: Kent Eyre of Jacksonville, Carla, wife of Dale Osborne of Alexander; Mark and Chet, at home; three grandchildren; two sisters: Evelyn, wife of Charles Lackman of Jerseyville, and Mildred, wife of Wayne Diehl of Saunemin. Preceded by a sister, Anna Margaret Steele, in 1979.

ALEXANDER, Carl Jesse; b: 16Sep1942, Athensville, IL; d: 5Apr1991, Springfield, IL (Memorial Medical Center); bu: Athensville, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Carl R. Alexander; mo: Florence Maberry. Resident of Roodhouse, IL Survived by five daughters: Jessica Alexander of White Hall, Monica Alexander of Montana, Kimberly Tillery of Roodhouse, Laurie Jacoby of Greenfield and Crystal Alexander of Pierce City, MO; two sons: Royce Alexander of Germany and Ronald Alexander of South Carolina; three grandchildren; three sisters: Lois Piper of Roodhouse, Alice Alexander of Greenfield and Peggy Elliott of Tampa, FL; and a friend: Tammy Sandersfield. Preceded by one brother.

ALEXANDER, Dina; b: (not stated); d: 4Dec1990, Pleasant Plains, IL; bu: Pleasant Plains, IL; m: Everett Alexander (date and place not stated); fa and mo: (not stated). Resident of Pleasant Plains; was 86 years of age at death. Survived by her husband; one son: Glen of Pleasant Plains; and three daughters: Faye Hicks of Springfield, Jewell Newby of Jacksonville and Mary Rubena Alexander of Jacksonville.

ALEXANDER, Dorothy (Stribling); b: 12Sep1902, Ashland, IL; d: 24May1983, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Edward H. Alexander (date and place not stated); fa: Lloyd E. Stribling; mo: Mabel Dinwiddie. Resident of 857 W. State St., Jacksonville IL Husband preceded in death. Survived by one son: Bill Alexander of Boyd, Mont.; six grand and 12 great-grandchildren. Preceded by one brother.

ALEXANDER, Dorothy Marie (Willner); b: 26Jul1906, Jacksonville, IL; d: 22Dec1992, Jacksonville IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: East Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Loran B. Alexander on 25Dec1924 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Carl F. Willner; mo: Anna Behl. Resident of 1005 E. Lafayette Ave., Jacksonville, IL Survived by her husband; two daughters: Mrs. Charles (Evelyn) Lackman and Mrs. Wayne (Mildred) Diehl, both of Jerseyville; 13 grand and 24 great-grandchildren; one sister: Mrs. Freda Oettle of Jacksonville; and two brothers: Frank Willner of Jacksonville and Harold Willner of Virginia. Preceded by one daughter: Anna M. Steele; one son: Carl "Bud" Alexander; and two brothers: Clarence and Paul.

ALEXANDER, Edna (Ferguson); b: 1Feb1889, Monmouth, IL; d: 7Dec1978, Jacksonville, IL (Barton Stone Home); bu: Keithsburg, IL; m: John Alva Alexander on 17Aug1910 in Keithsburg, IL; fa: William Ferguson; mo: Fannie (surname not stated). Husband preceded in death 13Nov1933. Survived by a son: Maurice of Ft. Wayne, IN; and four grandchildren. Preceded by a son: Keith. (Subsequent to the death of her parents, she was raised by an uncle and his wife: Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Gaylor)

ALEXANDER, Ethel (Hovey); b: 27Sep1904, Loami, IL; d: 18Oct1983, Auburn, IL (Parks Memorial Home); bu: Silver Springs Cemetery, Loami, IL; m; Roy Allen Alexander on 31Jul1924 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: John Eugene Hovey; mo: Lottie Mae Sims. Husband preceded in death 17Sep1945. Survived by a daughter: Betty Withers of Loami; two sons: Donald "Skip" of Springfield and Roger of Pawnee; ten grand and 18 great-grandchildren. Preceded by a brother.

ALEXANDER, Ethel A. (Elliott); b: 17Mar1889, near Orleans, IL; d: 2Dec1978, Springfield, IL (Memorial Medical Center); bu: Oak Grove Cemetery, east of Loami, IL; m: Peter F. Alexander on 4Feb1920 (place not stated); fa: George Elliott; mo: Mary Elizabeth Teer. Husband preceded in death 29Jul1975. Resident of Loami, IL Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Amy McKey of Gridley; a son: Glen H. of Loami; nine grand and five great-grandchildren; a brother: Maurice Elliott of Auburn; and a sister: Mrs. Nellie Roth of Chatham. Preceded by two brothers: Herbert and Merle Elliott.

ALEXANDER, Florence E. (Mayberry); b: 3Apr1914, Athensville, IL; d: 5Apr1986, White Hall, IL (Hospital); bu: Athensville, IL; m: Carl R. Alexander on 17Dec1932 in Carrollton, IL; fa: Roy Mayberry; mo: Ruth Voyles. Husband preceded in death 29Sep1970. Resident of Roodhouse, IL Survived by three daughters: Lois Piper of Roodhouse, Alice McGee of Manteca, CA and Peggy Elliott of Dodge City, Kans.; one son: Jesse of Wheaton, MO; 19 grand and several great-grandchildren; and one sister: Virginia Nix of Greenfield. Preceded by one son: Jimmy; one sister; and two brothers.

ALEXANDER, Francis L., Jr. "Bud"; b: 23Aug1943, Carrollton, IL; d: 8Nov1986, White Hall, IL (Hospital); bu: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; m: Mary Conway on 1Aug1967 in Roodhouse, IL; fa: Francis Alexander; mo: Eva Mae Maberry. Resident of Roodhouse, IL Vietnam War vet. Survived by his wife; one daughter: Jennifer Alexander, at home; three brothers: Robert and Jerry, both of Roodhouse, and Leonard of Brighton; and one sister: Mrs. J. D. (Dixie) Garner of Roodhouse. Preceded by his parents and two brothers: Everett and William.

ALEXANDER, Glen S.; b: 10Aug1895, Franklin, IL; d: 23May1985, White Hall, IL (Hospital); bu: White Hall, IL; m: Grace Mae (Dyer) Havlin on 25Nov1965 in Belleville IL; fa: Benjamin Alexander; mo: Martha Cole. Wife preceded in death 24Oct1982. Resident of White Hall, IL WWI vet. Survived by a stepson: Clarence L. Havlin of White Hall; two step grandchildren; three great-step grandchildren; a sister: Mrs. Lillie Mae Williams of Portland, Ore.; and five brothers: Loren Alexander of Jacksonville, Jeff Alexander of Ada, MN, Vernon Alexander of Decatur, GA, John Alexander of Portland, Ore. and Norman Alexander of Morristown, IN Preceded by one brother.

ALEXANDER, Grace M. (Dyer); b: 25Sep1896, Greene Co., IL; d: 24Oct1982, White Hall, IL; bu: White Hall, IL; m: Glen S. Alexander (date and place not stated); fa: John York Dyer; mo: Sarah Sharpe. A resident of White Hall, IL Survived by her husband; one son: Clarence L. Havlin of White Hall; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; two sisters: Mrs. Nita Wood of Waverly and Mrs. Frances Bracewell of Murrayville.

ALEXANDER, Guy R.; b: 26Jul1899, Nortonville, IL; d: 13Nov1993, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Youngblood Cemetery, Nortonville, IL; m: Mabel Bolton on 29May1929 in Franklin, IL; fa: John Large; mo: Katherine Alexander. Resident of Jacksonville, IL Survived by his wife; three daughters: Clara Bow Cox of Groveland, Mary Fontella Wilson of Santa Fe., MO and Rosa Lee Windell of Jacksonville; three half-brothers: Kenneth Large of Peoria, Clifford Large of Florida and Donald Large of Steelville, MO; seven half-sisters: Evelyn Vedder of Missouri, Gladys Woolfolk of Scottville, Merle Dugger of Palmyra, Minnie Stillwell of Redondo Beach, CA, Louise Chaudoin of Franklin, Cora Perry of Jacksonville and Alice Large of Concord; eight grand, 17 great-grand and two great-great-grandchildren.

ALEXANDER, Harold C.; b: (not stated); d: 19Aug1977, Alton, IL; bu: Alton, IL; m: Florence Steiner (date and place not stated); fa and mo: (not stated). A resident of Alton, IL; was 92 years of age at death. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Hilda Osborn of Godfrey; a son: Dr. R. Alexander of Jacksonville, FL, formerly of Jacksonville, IL; six grand and two great-grandchildren; and a brother.

ALEXANDER, Isobelle (Jacobs); b: 7Jan1923, Bellows Falls, VT.; d: 4Nov1991, Rushville, IL; bu (cremated); m: (not stated); fa: Ralph Jacobs; mo: Jetta Norton. Resident of Rushville; formerly of Peoria, IL Survived by one son: Larry Piluski of Rushville; three grandchildren; three sisters: Mavis Mondeau and Geneva Plante, both of Bellows Falls, VT., and Hester Huse of Goshen, AL Preceded by one brother: Dilus Jacobs.

ALEXANDER, James; b: 24Jul1925, Beaumont, Tex.; d: 11Dec1991, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: East Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Ollie Carrol Alexander; mo: Annie Morris. Resident of 618 N. West St., Jacksonville, IL; WWII Marine vet. Survived by five sons: Curtis Garner, Richard Gardner, Keithen Gardner and Todd Myrick, all of Jacksonville, and Dean Myrick of Springfield; a special friend: Barbara Myrick of Jacksonville; several grandchildren; three brothers: Vernon and Curtis Alexander, both of Beaumont, Tex., and Billy Alexander of Los Angeles, CA; four sisters: Hazel Alexander of Beaumont, Tex., Margaret Finnels of Los Angels, CA, Arlene Alexander of Beaumont, Ted. and Shirley Alexander of Oxnard, CA; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by a brother: Bill Alexander; and a sister: Stene Hightower.

ALEXANDER, James E.; b: 25Dec1917 (place not stated); d: 11Nov1990, Jacksonville IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Youngblood Cemetery, Nortonville, IL; fa: Robert M. Alexander; mo: Lillian Johnson. Resident of Roodhouse, IL WWII Army vet. Survived by several nieces and nephews, including Anita Jesse, with whom he made his home in rural Greenfield. Preceded by a sister: Susan Jesse; three brothers: Orville, Francis and Carl; and three infant brothers and sisters.

ALEXANDER, James W.; b: 18Aug1925, Parsons, TN; d: 26Feb1993, St. Louis, MO (John Cochran Vets Hospital); bu: Hillcrest Memorial Park, Streator, IL; m: Maxine Louderback on 28Jul1953 in Mississippi; fa and mo: (not stated). Resident of Meredosia, IL WWII Navy vet. Survived by his wife; three sons: James Alexander of Leonore, Gary Alexander of Streator and Jeffery Alexander of Meredosia; five daughters: Lori Shewmaker of Roodhouse, Debra Schafaer of Streator, Donna Jean Alexander of Miami FL, Kitty Ann Alexander of Parson, TN and Patricia Kay Joyce of Hialeah, FL; 17 grandchildren; one brother: John Alexander of Parsons, TN; two sisters: Dorothy Carrington of Darden, TN and Alma Williams of Augusta, GA; and one stepbrother: Warren Myracle of Parsons, TN Preceded by one son: Gregory A. Alexander; and one brother: Mack Alexander.

ALEXANDER, Marion; b: 12May1905, Grant Co., KY; d: 26Oct1992, Rushville, IL (Culbertson Hospital); bu: Rosemont Cemetery, Plymouth, IL; m: 1) Ada Alshire in Dec, 1936 at Keokuk, IA and 2) Sarah Dicus Fairchild on 28Jun1961 (place not stated); fa: John T. Alexander; mo: Susie Sechrest. 1st wife died 10Feb1961; 2nd wife died 11Nov1991. Resident of Rushville, IL Survived by one stepson: Robert Fairchild of Macomb; and two stepdaughters: Nancy L. Bennett-Stelle of Manchester and Sarah Myers of Bowen. Preceded by six brothers and four sisters.

ALEXANDER, Mary Ann (Fleming); b: 6Feb1903, Canton, MO; d: 6Feb1993, Barry, IL (Community Care Center); bu: Evergreen Cemetery, Camp Point, IL; m: Carl E. Alexander on 9Aug1992 in Quincy, IL; fa: Joseph Fleming; mo: Teresa Bader. Husband preceded in death 7Nov1978. Resident of Barry, IL Survived by one son: Lawrence Alexander of Barry; three grand and two step-grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and one sister: Mabel Schutte of Quincy. Preceded by two brothers and four sisters.

ALEXANDER, Norman W.; b: 29Dec1899, Morgan Co., IL; d: 9Dec1985, Indianapolis, IN (Community Hospital); bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: 1) Lillian Loretta Huntley on 19May1968 (place not stated) and 2) Della Stephens (date and place not stated); fa: Benjamin Alexander; mo: Martha Cole. 1st wife preceded in death. Resident of Mooresville, IN; formerly of Jacksonville, IL Survived by his wife of Mooresville, IN; four daughters: Mrs. Lawrence (Della) McDaniel of Benld, Virginia Spradlin of Charleston, S.C. and Doris Sims and Mrs. William (Velma) Leib, both of Jacksonville; a stepdaughter: Mrs. Cecil (Louise) Bell of Mooresville, IN; three sons: Benjamin of Whittier, CA, and Clifford and Norman, both of Jacksonville; a stepson: John Stephens of Mooresville, IN; a sister: Lillie Maebelle Williams of Forrest Glen, Ore.; four brothers: Jess of Ada, MN, John of Hillsboro, Ore., Loran of Jacksonville and Vernon of Danville, GA; 19 grand, 33 great-grand and 7 great-great-grandchildren. Preceded by two brothers; one grandchild and one great-grandchild.

ALEXANDER, Olga (Mathias); b: 24Mar1887, Chicago, IL; d: 14Apr1991, rural Rushville, IL; bu: Rushville, IL; m: Julius S. Alexander in 1908 at Chicago, IL; fa: Simon Mathias; mo: Adelheid Eberhardt. Husband preceded in death in 1950. Resident of rural Rushville, IL Survived by one son: Loren Alexander of Kewanee; one daughter: Elberta Byrns of Rushville; five grand and seven great-grandchildren. Preceded by one son: Mathias Alexander.

ALEXANDER, Richard; b: 7Jul1914, Concord, IL; d: 9Nov1977, Des Moines, IA; bu: Des Moines, IA; fa: Edgar Alexander; mo: Ruth Delaney. A former resident of Morgan Co., IL Survived by his father, Edgar Alexander of 610 Myrtle St., sisters: Mrs. Pauline Powers of Jacksonville, Mrs. Melvin Surratt of Ashland, Mrs. Irene Stucker of Jerseyville, Mrs. Cliff Melberg of San Pedro, CA; and a brother: Paul Allen Alexander, also of San Pedro. Preceded by his mother in 1939.

ALEXANDER, Sarah E. (Dicus) Fairchild; b: 16Jul1914, Alendale, IL; d: 11Nov1991, Rushville, IL; bu: Rushville, IL; m: 1) Rev. Arthur Fairchild on 24Dec1928 in Grayville, IL and 2) Marion Alexander on 28Jul1961 in Columbus (state not indicated); fa: Erie B. Dicus; mo: Sarah R. Banks. 1st husband died 22Jan1935. Resident of Rushville; formerly of the Bowen and Plymouth area. Survived by her husband; a son: Robert Fairchild of Macomb; two daughters: Nancy L. Bennett-Steele of Manchester and Sarah Myers of Bowen; seven step-grand, six great-grand and four great-step grandchildren; a brother: Junior Dicus of Olney; and two sisters: Rosa Spencer of Mt. Carmel and Margaret Greismer of St. Francisville. Preceded by a daughter: Betty Lou Fairchild; a grandson: David Lee Bennett; four brothers; and three sisters.

ALEXANDER, William; b: 5Sep1941, Jacksonville, IL; d: 9Apr1990, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: North cemetery, Arenzville, IL; m: Barbara Tiemann on 17Nov1963 (place not stated); fa: William Russel Alexander; mo: Lucille Harper. Resident of rural Arenzville, IL Survived by his wife; his mother of Arenzville; one son: Troy; and one daughter: Sonya, both at home; one brother: Robert of Arenzville; and four sisters: Mrs. Robert (Alice) Toncray of Eugene, Ore., Mrs. Roger (Donna) Gregory, Sue Alexander and Mrs. Don (Connie) Nordsick, all of Arenzville.

ALEXANDER, William Lloyd; b: 10Feb1925, Bartlesville, OK; d: 2Sep1993, near Boyd, Mont.; bu: (cremated) Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Betty Rogers on 20Aug1947 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Edward H. Alexander; mo: Dorothy S. (surname not stated). Resident of near Boyd, Montana. WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; four daughters: Sarah of Conover, WI, Barbara and her husband, David McMillan of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Rebecca and her husband, Charles Ryan of Anchorage, Alaska, and Kathryn and her husband, Mary Jury of Berkeley, CA; two sons: William L. and his wife, Cynthia, of Boyd, Mont. and Samuel S. and his wife, Victoria of Salt Lake City, Utah; 15 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

ALFANO, John "Giovanni"; b: 14Jun1945, Cinisi, Sicily; d: 24Jul1994, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital); bu: (cremated); m: Joyce M. White on 20Mar1971 in Aledo, IL; fa: Pietro Alfano; mo: Susanna Palazzolo. Resident of Pittsfield, IL Came to America in April, 1967; became a citizen on 4Jul1986 in Chicago, IL Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mrs. David (Susanna) Duffy of Clare; two sons: Pietro and John Alfano, both of Pittsfield; one brother: Pietro Alfano of OR, IL; one sister: Mrs. Leo (Santina) Vitale of Jacksonville; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews, both in the U.S. and Sicily.

ALFELD, Jack A.; b: 30Aug1921, Livingston IL; d: 6Mar1976, Carrollton, IL; bu: Carrollton, IL; m: Geraldine Bowman in 1945 at Carrollton, IL; fa: John S. Alfeld; mo: Nancy May Sawyer. Resident of 821 S. 6th St., Carrollton, IL WWII Army vet. Survived by his mother of Carrollton; his wife; a daughter: Ann of Chicago; a son: Philip of Carrollton; a brother: William W. of Urbana; and two sisters: Mrs. Paul (Jean) Caselton of Carrollton and Mrs. Norma Greaves of Clarksville, MO Preceded by a brother: Joseph in 1973.

ALFELD, Nancy May (Sawyer); b: 4Oct1891, Staunton, IL; d: 12Aug1977, Carrollton, IL; bu: Carrollton, IL; M: J. S. Alfeld (date and place not stated); fa: Joseph Sawyer; mo: Rose Wilder. Husband preceded in death in 1947. Resident of Carrollton, IL Survived by a son: William of Urbana; two daughters: Norma Greaves of Clarksville, MO and Jean Caselton of Carrollton; 11 grand and nine great-grandchildren.

ALFORD, Elmer Ralph; b: 29Sep1911, Clayton, IL; d: 24Dec1978, Quincy, IL (Blessing Hospital); bu: Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Eleanor Jackson on 28Nov1938 in Palmyra, MO; fa: Ralph Howard Alford; mo: Bessie Warmker. Resident of rural Mt. Sterling, IL Survived by his wife; two sons: Thomas Alford of Quincy and Wayne Alford of Springfield; and three grandchildren Preceded by one son: George; and two grandchildren.

ALFRED, Juanita Rae (Simpson); b: 7Jan1938, Clayton, IL; d: 20Aug1993, Quincy, IL (Blessing Hospital); bu: Mt. Horeb Cemetery, near Clayton, IL; m: Elmer Alfred in 1956 in Davenport, IA; fa: Russell Simpson; mo: Elva Wear. Resident of rural Mt. Sterling IL Survived by her husband: two daughters: Sonya R. Neese of Mt. Sterling and Teresa Holmquist of Moline; four brothers: Vernon Lyle Simpson of Albuquerque, N.M., Melvin "Frenchie" Simpson of Moline and Chester and Lester Simpson, both of Davenport; four sisters: Mrs. Maymie Stoneking of Macomb, Mrs. Geneva Gsell of Moline, Mrs. Nina Wiegand of Davenport and Mrs. Zelma Hall of St. Petersburg, FL; and five grandchildren. Preceded by a daughter: Shirley Marie Alfred; and a brother: Russell Clyde Simpson.

ALFS, Robert E.; b: 10Aug1895, Peoria, IL; d: 1Jan1992, Quincy, IL (Blessing Hospital); bu: Shearer Cemetery, New Canton, IL; m: 1) Mary D. Koeller on 31Mar1920 in New Canton, IL and 2) Hazel L. Lewton on 14Jan1968 in Hull, IL; fa: Herman R. Alfs; mo: Clara Ehrlicher. 1st wife died 20Nov1960. Resident of New Canton, IL WWI Army vet. Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Frank (Martha) Madarasz of Kinderhook and Mrs. Wayne (Johanna) Bruns of Winchester; two stepsons: Robert L. Gray of Elk Grove, CA and J. David W. Gray of Lewisburg, Pa.; two grand, four great-grand, eight step grand and 11 great-step grandchildren; one sister: Louise Lippincott of Sullivan; and one niece. Preceded by a brother: Frederick E. Alfs.

ALHORN, Glenn H.; b: 7Sep1929, Meredosia, IL; d: 9May1991, rural Meredosia, IL; bu: Oakland Cemetery, Meredosia, IL; fa: Henry Alhorn; mo: Kathryn M. Littig. Resident of rural Meredosia, IL Survived by four brothers: Albert and Wilbur Alhorn, both of Meredosia, Melvin Alhorn of Danville and Leland Alhorn of Albuquerque, N.M.; two sisters: Mrs. Arthur (Velma) Blimling of Jacksonville and Mrs. Donald (LaVerne) Mealiff of Mendon; several nieces and nephews.

ALHORN, Hugo O.; b: 21May1897, near Meredosia, IL; d: 14Sep1983, Beardstown, IL; m: Elda Holtman on 14Feb1924 (place not stated); fa: Henry Alhorn; mo: Louise Jausmann. Resident of Meredosia, IL Wife preceded in death 26Jan1969. Survived by four children: Mrs. Edward (Erma) Kunzeman, Mrs. Norman (Bernice) Schweer and John Alhorn of Meredosia, and Robert Alhorn of Springfield; seven grand and 13 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.

ALHORN, John H.; b: 23May1928, Meredosia, IL; d: 8Sep1985, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Oakland Cemetery, Meredosia, IL; m; Jacqueline June Looman on 10Jun1951 near Meredosia, IL; fa: Hugo Otto Alhorn; mo: Elda Holtman. Resident of Meredosia, IL Survived by his wife: one son: Jon J. of Meredosia; two daughters: Mrs. John (Jina Joy) Roberts of Versailles and Janie Jo, at home; one grandson: Travis Jerome; two sisters: Mrs. Edward (Erma) Kunzeman and Mrs. Norman (Bernice) Schweer, both of Meredosia; and one brother: Robert of Springfield.

ALHORN, Kathryn M. (Littig); b: 6Nov1903, near Chapin, IL; d: 11Sep1981, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Oakland Cemetery, Meredosia, IL; m: Henry Alhorn on 6Nov1924 in Buffs, Il; fa: Albert Littig; mo: Marie Bosse. Resident of rural Meredosia, IL Husband preceded in death 15Nov1956. Survived by the following children: Albert Alhorn, Wilbur Alhorn and Glen Alhorn, all of Meredosia; Melvin Alhorn of Danville, Leland Alhorn of Albuquerque, N.M., Mrs. Arthur (Velma) Blimling of Jacksonville and Mrs. Donald (Laverne) Mealiff of Mendon; 14 grand and four great-grandchildren. Preceded by five sisters and three brothers.

ALKIRE, Riley J.; b: 2Jul1904, Jacksonville, IL; d: 19Mar1976, Jacksonville, IL; bu: (not stated); m: 1) Aileen Hembrough (no date or place stated) and 2) Mary Frances Henry on 17Dec1945 (no place stated); fa: James Alkire; ;mo: Frances Bacon. Survived by a son: Danny Lee Alkire of Peoria (from first marriage); his wife; and four grandchildren.

ALLALA, Julia (Kirbach); b: 21Nov1912, Carrollton, IL; d: 24Jun1993, White Hall, IL; m: John "Jake" Allala on 6Feb1933 in Jerseyville, IL; fa: Henry Kirbach; mo: Katherine Kamp. Husband preceded in death 6Mar1974. Resident of Carrollton, IL Survived by nephews, nieces, and cousins. Preceded by one brother: William Kirbach; and six sisters: Margaret Gray, Helen Simmonds, Mamie Vigus, Henrietta McLand, Louise Supanich and Elizabeth Kirbach.

ALLAN, Floyd; b: 18Nov1889 (place not stated); d: 14Jun1977, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Lena M. Waterfield on 15Mar1911 (place not stated); fa: John Allan; mo; Elizabeth Grover. Resident of 101 Havendale Dr., Jacksonville, IL Survived by his wife; three sons: Donald Allan of Pekin, Harold Allan of Murrey and John Allan of Jacksonville; five daughters: Mrs. Paul (Bernita) Strubbe of Jacksonville, Mrs. Walter (Irene) McEvers and Mrs. George (Mary) Shillings, both of Lynnville, Mrs. James (Dorothy) Fox of Jacksonville and Mrs. Donald (Betty) Surratt, also of Jacksonville; 22 Grand and 47 great-grandchildren. Preceded by a brother and a sister.

ALLAN, Harry Lloyd; b: 18Jan1925, Lynnville, IL; d: 24Jun1987, Jacksonville, IL (Skyview Manor Nursing Home); bu: Black Oak Cemetery, near Beardstown, IL; m: Betty Lou Avery on 15Jul1967 (place not stated); fa: James Wilbur Allan; mo: Hazel McClelland. Resident of rural Meredosia, IL Survived by three brothers: James of Vancouver, WA, Wayne of Jacksonville and Raymond of Decatur; and two sisters: Leona Israel and Lorene Craddock, both of Jacksonville. Preceded by a brother and two sisters.

ALLAN, Hershel Gene; b: 20May1929, Alton, IL; d: 26Jun1982, Carlinville, IL (Hospital); bu: (not stated); m: Dorothy Woods on 30May1951 in Arlington, VA; fa: Earl R. Allan; mo: Nydia Smith. Resident of rural Greenfield, IL Army vet. Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Michael (Dawn) Balangee of Alton, Starr Renee Allan, at home; three sons: Gary G. Allan and Gregory W. Allan, both of Carlinville, and Bruce D. Allan, at home; five grandchildren; his mother: Nydia Wyles of Carlinville; two sisters: Mrs. Bert (Zelma) Keele of Salida, CO, and Mrs. Audrey Jenkinson of Springfield. Preceded by his father.

ALLAN, Raymond; b: 18Apr1930, Morgan Co., IL; d: 29Dec1989, Decatur, IL; bu: Northfork Cemetery, Decatur, IL; m; Mary McMeans (no date or place stated); fa: Wilbur Allan; mo: Hazel Marie McClelland. Resident of Bement, IL Korean War Navy vet. Survived by his wife; three children: Richard Allan, Julie Allan and Karen Allan, all of Decatur; two sisters: Leona Israel and Lorraine Craddock, both of Jacksonville; and two brothers: James Allan of Vancouver, WA and Wayne Allan of Jacksonville. Preceded by an infant daughter; a brother: Harry; two sisters: Marilyn and Helen; and two half-sisters: Etta and Lucille.

ALLCHIN, Edythe B. (Murphy); b: 24Feb1910, Palmyra, MO; d: 30Sep1985, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, IL; m: Charles K. Allchin in 1955 at Springfield, IL; fa: William Murphy; mo: Ora Emma Sherwood. Husband preceded in death in 1974. Resident of Modern Care Nursing Home, Jacksonville; formerly of Springfield, IL Survived by a sister: Ethlyn Perkins of Jacksonville; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by two brothers and a sister.

ALLEN, Addelia (Clark); b: 25Jan1882, Pike Co., IL; d: 22Jan1977, Pittsfield, IL; bu: Griggsville, IL; m: Robert Perry Allen (date and place not stated); fa: Henry Clark; mo: Mary Haley. Husband preceded in death. Resident of Pittsfield, IL Survived by a daughter: Mrs. William (Mary) Cull of Pittsfield; three grandsons; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.

ALLEN, Adeline M. (Davis); b: 31Jul1903, Meredosia, IL; d: 23Ju1979, Beardstown, IL (Hospital); bu: Oakland Cemetery, Beardstown, IL; m: Lewis Allen (date and place not stated); fa: George Washington Davis; mo: Henrietta Strong. Husband preceded in death in Oct., 1960. Resident of Meredosia, IL Survived by the following children: Jack L. Allen of Fairbanks, Alaska, Stanley Allen of Bluffs, Donald Allen of Mt. Sterling, Betty Smith, James Allen, Judy Sisk and Russell Allen, all of Meredosia, IL; 23 grand and three great-grandchildren.

ALLEN, Albert Lee; b: 24Aug1929, Hartford, IL; d: 18Feb1994, Newport Beach, CA; bu: (not stated); m: Angela (surname not stated); fa: Floyd L. Allen; mo: Lena Gray. Resident of Newport Beach, CA Korean War Marine vet. Survived by his wife; three sons: Victor of Nampa, ID, David of Orlando, FL and John of Puyallup, WA; one stepdaughter: Mrs. Barry (Janice) Grumman of Newport Beach; one stepson: Thomas Rochette of Newport Beach; 12 grandchildren; one sister: Evelyn Maguire of Pearl; two nieces and one nephew. Preceded by his parents and one grandchild.

ALLEN, Alice Hazel (Johnson); b: 19Jan1913, Smithboro, IL; d: 1Feb1992, Jacksonville IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Union Cemetery, near Greenfield, IL; m: J. W. "Bud" Allen on 7Feb1935 in Hartford, IL; fa: Cleve Johnson; mo: Olive Roach. Resident of Greenfield, IL Survived by her husband; three daughters: Joyce B. Cole of Palmyra, Shirley A. Myes of Kemper and Carolyn L. Allen of Green Valley; a son: Larry G. of Pekin; 16 grand, 3 step grand, 16 great-grand and two step-great-grandchildren; two sisters: June Harberer and Dorothy Cripe, both of Greenville; and one brother: Forrest Johnson of Vandalia. Preceded by twin sons: Jerry and Terry in 1945; and one granddaughter: Shelly Lyn Mayes in 1964.

ALLEN, Bessie Mabel (Deadrick); b: 17Sep1884, Medora, IL; d: 23Mar1977, Girard, IL (Pleasant Hill Village Nursing Home); bu: Oak Hill Cemetery, Palmyra, IL; m: Hiram Allen on 21Dec1904 (place not stated); fa: David Z. Deadrick; mo: Emily Maxwell. Husband preceded in death 28Jun1965. Resident of Palmyra, IL Survived by a son: Cecil of Palmyra; four daughters: Mrs. Evan (Marie) Richie of Palmyra, Mrs. Lysle (Laverna) Franz of Springfield, Mrs. Wilma Rynders of Springfield and Mrs. Ally (Emily) Standefer of Pawnee; 16 grand, 58 great-grand and six great-great-grandchildren. Preceded by two daughters.

ALLEN, Carrie M. (Jackson); b: 26Nov1906, Waverly, IL; d: 27Jan1996, Jacksonville, IL; bu: East Cemetery, Waverly, IL; m: George M. Allen in 1927 in Morgan Co., IL; fa: Perry Jackson; mo: Blanche Elliott. Husband preceded in death in 1934. Resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Waverly. Survived by two sons: George (wife, Phyllis) Allen of Jacksonville and Harold (wife, Evelyn) Allen of Ashland; one daughter: Helen (husband, Paul) Stewart of Waverly; 15 grand and 27 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded by one son: Wayne Allen; one daughter: Phyllis Jean Allen; four brothers and six sisters.

ALLEN, Catherine R. (Hurst); b: 27Aug1927, Greene Co., IL; d: 14Dec1982, Carrollton, IL (Boyd Memorial Hospital); bu: Pine Tree Cemetery, Patterson, IL; m: Morris Allen on 15Sep1945 in Patterson, IL; fa: Kenyon Hurst; mo: Florence Dawdy. Resident of Carrollton, IL Husband preceded in death in 1979. Survived by her mother: Mrs. Florence Newton of Hillview; three daughters: Mrs. Sheryl Strain of Eldred, Mrs. Roger (Patty) Crabtree of White Hall and Mrs. Maurice (Mary) Bushnell of Grandville; two sons: Ronald W. Allen of Jacksonville and Brian D. allen of Carrollton; five grandchildren; four sisters: Mrs. Lillian Young of Roodhouse, Mrs. Isabell Johnson of Winchester, Mrs. Charles (Alice) Kraushaar of Hillview and Dr. Gwendolyn Newton of OR; three brothers: Harold Newton of Abilene, Kansas, Kenneth B. Newton of Hillview and Gordon Newton of Osage, IA. Preceded by a son and a brother.

ALLEN, Clarence, Jr.; b: 13Sep1923, White Hall, IL; d: 5Aug1981, Morgan City, Louisiana; bu: Jones Cemetery {White Hall, IL?}; m: (not stated); fa and mo: (not stated). Resident of Morgan City, La.; formerly of White Hall, IL WWII vet. Survived by two daughters: Frances Allen of Greenfield and Vicki Baker of St. David; two sisters: Ruth Ella Cole of Van Nuys, CA and Betty Stanton of Bunker Hill; and four grandchildren.

ALLEN, Clarence Raymond; b: 26Aug1903, Versailles, IL; d: 10May1982, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Oakland Cemetery, Meredosia, IL; m: 1) Della J. Dawson on 23Dec1925 in Jacksonville, IL and 2) E. Lucille Henning on 28Feb1959 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: George Allen; mo: Lillie May Surratt. 1st wife preceded in death in 1957. Resident of rural Meredosia, IL Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Hubert (Zelma) Ruyle and Mrs. Violet Hamm; and two sons: Delbert and Charles Allen, all of Meredosia; a sister: Stella Downs of Centralia; nine grand and ten great-grandchildren. Preceded by two brothers: Henry and Roy Allen; and a sister: Jane Newbern.

ALLEN, Clayton L.; b: 17Dec1924, near Bee Creek, Pike Co., IL; d: 23Nov1988, Pittsfield, IL; bu: Oak Wood Cemetery Pittsfield, IL; m: Norma Lee Binns on 1Feb1947, Pittsfield, IL; fa: Harry F. Allen; mo: Lula Ames. Resident of Pittsfield, IL WWII Navy vet. Survived by his wife; his mother of Rushville; a son: Gary Allen of Quincy; two grandchildren; Nathan and Julie; nine brothers: Carroll, Jerry and Homer, all of Griggsville, Dan of Jacksonville, Merle of Camden, Bob and Dale, both of Rushville, Oren of Pearl and Richard of Grove, OK; and three sisters: Vera Gregory of Winchester, Linda Wagner of Versailles and Margie Donitan of Worden.

ALLEN, Cyndi K. (Huth); b: 28Apr1963, Naperville, IL; d: 8Mar1989, near Literberry, IL; bu: East Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Dennis Allen on 1Jan1985 in Jacksonville; fa: Kurt Huth; mo: Carolyn McKay. Resident of rural Ashland, IL Survived by her husband; her father and step-mother: Susan Huth of Jacksonville; her mother: Carolyn McKay of Puyallup, WA; a son: Michael; a daughter: Sierra; two sisters: Mrs. Jeremy (Caren) Helmich of Austin, Tex. and Cathy Edwards of Puyallup, WA; her grandparents: Ola Huth of Morristown, TN and Edwin Weaver of Melrose Park; and a step grandmother: Delight Lewis of Jacksonville {Daughter, Ember, 2 years of age, died in same car accident with mother.}

ALLEN, David D.; b: 13Sep1959, Carrollton, IL; d: 3Oct1982, near Shipman, IL; bu: Pine Tree Cemetery, Patterson, IL; fa: Morris Allen; mo: Catherine Hurst. A resident of Carrollton, IL Survived by three sisters: Mrs. Sherryl Strain of Eldred, Mrs. Roger (Patty) Crabtree of White Hall and Mrs. Maurice (Mary) Bushnell of Granville; two brothers: Ronald W. of Jacksonville and Brian D. of Carrollton; and a grandmother: Mrs. H. W. Newton of Hillview.

ALLEN, David M., Jr.; b: (not stated); d: 10Mar1985, Jacksonville, IL; bu: (not stated); fa: David Mark Allen; mo: Erniece Washington. Was one year of age at death. Resident of 636 S. Kosciusko, Jacksonville, IL Survived by his parents; two brothers: Lamariss Edward Fortune and Marcus Eugene Allen, both of Jacksonville; paternal grandparents: George E. and Louisa Allen of Jacksonville; paternal great-grandparents: Lucinda Allen and Cornelia Carter of Jacksonville; maternal grandparents: Grant and Betty Rattler; and maternal great-grandmother: Mary Rattler of Jacksonville.

ALLEN, Delbert "Bud"; b: 27Sep1928, Greene Co., IL; d: 20Mar1984, Kane, IL; bu: Kane, IL; m; Georgia Elmore on 1May1948 in Carrollton, IL; fa: Harold Allen; mo: Freda McAdams. Wife preceded in death 2Nov1983. Survived by his father of Kane; three daughters: Gloria, Catherine and Mary Allen, all of Kane; a son: John Allen of Kane; a stepson: Mike Warren of Troy; a grandchild; and three sisters: Helen Hamilton of Louisville, KY, and Catherine Mathis and Eloise Andrews, both of Herrin.

ALLEN, Della M. (Cope); b: 12Feb1910, Alton, IL; d: 14Nov1993, Jerseyville, IL (Care Center); bu: Jalappa Cemetery, northeast of Kane, IL; m; James Reuben Allen on 10Nov1926 in Carrollton, IL; fa: Herbert Cope; mo: Haseltine Coates. Husband preceded in death 26Jan1974. Resident of Jerseyville; formerly of Kane. Survived by a son: James E. of Carrollton; a granddaughter; and a great-grandson. Preceded by an infant son; two sisters: Viola Wyly and Muriel Bridges; and four brothers: William, Truman, Clarence and Clem.

ALLEN, Donald Perry; b: 30Sep1931, Versailles, IL; d: 27May1984, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); b: Oakland Cemetery, Meredosia, IL; m: Eva Mae Miller on 24Dec1955 in Perry, IL; fa: Virgil Allen; mo: Lillie Phillips. A resident of Meredosia, IL Korean War vet. Survived by his wife; four children: Donald Allen, Jr. of San Diego, CA, Rodney Allen, Gary Allen and Cathy Allen, all of Meredosia; three grandchildren; a brother and two sisters: Lloyd W. Allen and Mrs. Chester (Elsie) Todd, both of Meredosia, and Mrs. James (Marilyn) Bishop of Beardstown.

ALLEN, Dorcas I.; b: 26May1898, Greene Co., IL; d: 13Nov1987, Roodhouse IL; fa: James Harvey Allen; mo: Myrtle Alred. Resident of Roodhouse, IL Survived by a brother: Donald of Carrollton; and a sister: Lureta Allen of New York City. Preceded by two brothers and a sister.

ALLEN, Doris Irene (Pate); b: 11Jan1943, Hersman, IL; d: 21Apr1986, Springfield, IL; bu: Oakland Cemetery, Meredosia, IL; m: Charles Allen on 26Dec1959 in Meredosia, IL; fa: Gerald Pate; mo: Irene Stapleton. Resident of Versailles; formerly of Meredosia. Survived by her mother of Jacksonville; her father and stepmother: Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Pate of Versailles; her husband; two children: Mrs. Keith (Vicki) Richey of Vermont and Jerry of Versailles; two grandsons; three sisters: Barbara Jean Pearson and Linda Joyce Pate of Wickliffe, KY and Carol Joan Columbus of Mendon; a half-bother: Kevin Pate of Versailles; two stepsisters: Kathy Knight of Timewell and Karen DeWitt of Versailles; and several nieces and nephews.

ALLEN, Dorothy (Carter); b: 2Nov1902, near Hillview IL; d: 27Aug1993 Lebanon, IL; bu: Pine Tree Cemetery, Patterson, IL; m: Frank Allen on 6Jun1925 (place not stated); fa: John Carter; mo: Lana Manger. Husband preceded in death in 1962. Resident of Lebanon, IL Survived by two daughters: Eleanor Allen of O'Fallon and Ann and Wayne Litherland of Indian Harbor Beach, FL; one granddaughter and two great-grandsons. Preceded by three brothers and eight sisters.

ALLEN, E. Colleen; b: 3Nov1929, Jacksonville, IL; d: 8Apr1996, Jacksonville, IL; bu: East Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; fa: Francis "Purp" Allen; mo: Lucille Fernandes. Resident of Jacksonville. Survived by a stepmother: Gracie Mattingly Allen; two aunts: Bernice Vieira and Thelma Worrall, both of Jacksonville; and several cousins.

ALLEN, E. Lucille (Henning); b: 13Dec1916, Coatsburg, IL; d: 14Sep1989, Ottuma, IA; bu: Oakland Cemetery, Meredosia, IL; m: Clarence Allen on 28Feb1959 (place not stated); fa: Edward H. Henning; mo: Hannah D. Gilbert. Husband preceded in death 10May1982. Resident of Ottuma, Ia.; previously of Meredosia, IL Survived by two stepdaughters: Zelma Ruyle and Violet Ham, both of Meredosia; two stepsons: Delbert Allen of Meredosia and Charles Allen of Versailles; nine step grand and 14 step great-grandchildren; two brothers: the Rev. Gilbert Henning of Decatur and the Rev. Earl Henning of WI. Preceded by a sister: Iris Brockschmidt.

ALLEN, Ellen (Piercy); b: 10Aug1909, Kentucky; d: 20Feb1988, Jacksonville, IL (Meline Nursing Home); bu: Franklin, IL; m: James Emmet Allen in 1932 (place not stated); fa: Otha Piercy; mo: Gertie Kinnett. Husband preceded in death in 1974. Resident of Franklin, IL Survived by two daughters: Jean Flynn of Alexander and Louise Martin of Springfield; four sons: James Jr. of Jacksonville and John, Marvin and Jerry, all of Franklin; 13 grand and 8 great-grandchildren. Preceded by three brothers: Marvin, Sam and John; and one sister: Florence Wieden.

ALLEN, Elizabeth Ann (Wilson); b: 20Jul1924, Mt. Sterling, IL; d: 27Aug1996, Arnold, MO; bu: Mt. Sterling, IL; m: William T. Allen (date and place not stated); fa: Harry Wilson; mo: Maude Knowles. Husband preceded in death. Resident of Arnold, MO Survived by several nieces and nephews. Preceded by two brothers: Norbert and Donald Wilson; and one sister: Dorothy Koontz.

ALLEN, Elsie L. (Donithan); b: 10Jul1993, Granite City, IL; d: 28May1995, Rushville, IL; m: Robert E. Allen on 5Jan1951 in Pike Co., IL; fa: Otto Donithan; mo: Dorothy Butler. Resident of Rushville, IL Survived by her husband; her father of Rushville; five sons: Donald of Fairview, Ronald of Peoria, David of Kirkland, Rich of Elgin and James Allen of Lincoln; 13 grandchildren; two brothers: Robert Earl Donithan of Worden and Gene Donithan of Bowling Green, KY; two sisters: Rose Donithan of Davenport and Mrs. James (Karen) Shaffer of Milton. Preceded by her mother; and one brother: Donald Wayne Donithan.

ALLEN, Essie Verda (Gilmore); bu: 12Mar1897, Greene Co., IL; d: 5Jul1983, Jacksonville, IL; bu: (not stated); m: Chester Allen on 14Oct1915 in Carrollton, IL; fa: Oatis Gilmore; mo: Rebecca Sheppard. Resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Winchester and Roodhouse. Husband preceded in death in 1975. Survived by two daughters: Fay Hunt of Jacksonville and Freida Alderson of Las Vegas, NV; seven grand and 14 great-grandchildren; an uncle: Lamont Gilmore of Roodhouse; two aunts: Neta Featherstone of Greenfield and Arie Ballard of Roodhouse. Preceded by thee brothers and two sisters.

ALLEN, Ethel (Peek); bu: 4Sep1881, Waverly, IL; d: 13Dec1982, Virden, IL (hazel Memorial Baptist Home); bu: Waverly, IL; fa Lewis Peak; mo: Lillie (surname not stated). Survived by a nephew, Allen Burns of Waverly, IL {Member of the Daughters of the American Revolution}

ALLEN, Eva (Henry); b: 14Sep1900, Pike Co., IL; d: 25Aug1984, Nebo, IL; bu: Nebo, IL m: Dewey Allen on 17Nov1931 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: Lou Henry; mo: Clementine Cannon. Husband preceded in death 3Ju1972. Survived by two foster daughters: Mrs. Mary Beckett of Hixson, TN and Miss Connie Lowther of Chattanooga, TN; and a sister-in-law: Mrs. Alta henry of Jacksonville.

ALLEN, Everett C.; b: (not stated); d: 19Sep1978, Shelby, S.C.; m: Phyllis Stone (date and place not stated); fa: J. E. Allen; mo: Dora Conlee. A former Jacksonville, IL resident; formerly of Delta, Ohio and more recently of Shelby, N.C.; was 51 years of age at death. Survived by his wife; three children; several grandchildren; three brothers and a sister: Mrs. Mary Allen Baker of Jacksonville; brothers: Bob Allen of Wauseon, Ohio, Ed Allen, living in Fountain Hill AZ and John Allen of Waterloo, IN {Wife, Phyllis, is a sister of Mrs. Betty Stone Fitzsimmons of Jacksonville, IL}

ALLEN, Floyd L.; b: 19Sep1899, Pearl, IL; d: 7Jan1992, Pittsfield, IL (Illini Community Hospital); bu: Green Pond Cemetery, Pearl, IL; m: Lena Gray on 1Jan1920 in Springfield, IL; fa: John Wesley Allen; mo: Lena Haus. Wife preceded in death 9Nov1980. Resident of Pearl, IL Survived by a daughter: Evelyn McGuire of Pearl; a son: Albert of Huntington Beach, CA; six grand and four great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter. Preceded by one great-grandson; five brothers; and three sisters.

ALLEN, Frances L. (Drake); b: 29Aug1932, Pearl, IL; d: 20Jun1990, Pittsfield, IL (Illini Community Hospital); bu: Green Pond Cemetery, near Pearl, IL; m: Oren J. Allen, Sr. on 18Nov1949 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: Leslie O. Drake; mo: Edith Kessinger. Resident of Pearl, IL Survived by her husband; three daughters: Melissa Campbell, Debra Allen and Diana Sidwell, all of Pearl; four sons: Leslie O. Allen of OK City, OK, Matthew Allen of Milton, Michael Allen and Oren J. Allen, Jr., both of Pearl; 11 grandchildren and one sister: Helen Hassett of Pittsfield. Preceded by a granddaughter; three sisters; and two brothers.

ALLEN, Francis H. "Purp"; b: 13Aug1906, White Hall, IL; d: 2Feb1993, Jacksonville, IL; bu: East Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: 1) Lucille Fernandes on 20Mar1929 (place not stated) and 2) Gracie Blair Mattingly on 30Sep1969 (place not stated); fa: Frank Allen; mo: Bidie Sorrels. 1st wife preceded in death 25Feb1967. Resident of 908 Beesley Ave., Jacksonville. Survived by his wife; one daughter: Colleen Allen of Jacksonville; one stepson: Edward Mattingly of Clinton; and several grand, great- and great-great-grandchildren. Preceded by one stepdaughter: Jeanetta Williams; one stepson: Donnie Bray; and two sisters: Ardath Potts and Lois Freel.

ALLEN, George H.; b: 13Dec1886 (place not stated); d: 16Feb1976, Starke, Florida (Bradford County Hospital); bu: Beardstown, IL; m: 1) Maude Lowder (date and place not stated) and 2) Margie Fry (date and place not stated); fa and mo: (not stated). 1st wife preceded in death 6May1951. Resident of Starke, FL; formerly of Beardstown, IL Survived by his wife; six grandchildren: Dale Hall of Pekin, Mrs. Paul (Joan) Manuel, Larry L. Hall Mrs. Mary Lou Lawson and Mrs. Kenneth (Carolyn) Knous, all of Beardstown, and Jerry Hall of Shreveport, La.; and 12 grandchildren. Preceded by a daughter: Dorothy Hall; and two sisters.

ALLEN, Georgia R. (Elmore) Warren; b: 7Dec1923, Carrollton, IL; d: 2Nov1983, St. Louis Co., IL (Christian Northeast Hospital); bu: Kane, IL; m 1) Albert Warren (date and place not stated) and 2) Delbert Allen on 1May1948 (place not stated); fa: John Elmore; mo: Lea Vesta Reno. Resident of Kane, IL 1st husband preceded in death in 1946. Survived by her husband; three daughters: Gloria Allen of Bethalto, Catherine Allen and Mary Allen of Kane; two sons: Mike Warren of Troy and John Allen of Kane; a grandchild; and a brother: Robert Elmore of Kane.

ALLEN, Gertrud Meta (Onken); b: 7Jul1897, Chapin, IL; d: 8May1993, Petersburg, IL (Sunny Acres Nursing Home); bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Bernard H. Allen on 12May1920 in Chapin, IL; fa: Gustav Onken; mo: Minna Dierks. Husband preceded in death 11Apr1957. Survived by two children: John Werner Allen of Bluffs and Mrs. Manlieus (Ann) Blane of Petersburg; five grand and seven great-children. Preceded by one son: Thomas Richard Allen; one brother; and one sister.

ALLEN, Grace V. (Robeson); b: 20Jan1895, Rushville, IL; d: 29Oct1987, Rushville, IL (Culbertson Memorial Hospital); bu: (cremated); m: Dr. Edward D. Allen in 1925 (place not stated); fa: Jacob Robeson; mo: Frances Strong. Husband preceded in death in 1971. Resident of Rushville, IL Survived by several nieces and a nephew. Preceded by two brothers and one sister.

ALLEN, Hal G.; b: 18Aug1909, White Hal, IL; d: 21Jan1978, Ft. Worth, Tex.; bu: Roselawn Cemetery, Wood River, IL; m: 1) Ilda Ruth Morrow in 1931 (place not stated) and 2) Lora White in 1977 (no place stated); fa: James H. Allen; mo: Ada Myrtle Alred. 1st wife preceded in death in 1976. Resident of Roodhouse, IL Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Nancy Anderson of Auburn; five grand and two great-grandchildren; these stepchildren: Ruby Brant of Ft. Work, Tex., Dan White and Mary An Plahn, both of Columbus, Ohio, Rev. Gordon White of Switzerland, Connie Winter of Denver, CO and Vicky Drechsler of Oak Park, IL; 15 step-grand and three step-great-grandchildren; a brother: Donald Allen of Carrollton; and two sisters: Dorcas Allen of Roodhouse and Lureta Allen of New York City.

ALLEN, Harold C. "Bum"; b: 7Sep1895, Kane, IL; d: 18Jul1989, Herrin, IL; bu: Jalappa Cemetery, near Kane, IL; m: Freda McAdams on 17Sep1919 in Carrollton, IL; fa: Jefferson Allen; mo: Rosa Frech. Wife preceded in death 31Mar1965. Resident of Herrin; formerly of Kane. WWI Army vet. Survived by two daughters: Catherine Mathis and Eloise Andrews, both of Herrin; a stepdaughter: Helen Hamilton of Louisville, KY; nine grand, six great-grand and two great-great-grandchildren. Preceded by a son, Delbert; six brother and three sisters.

ALLEN, Harriet F. (Schall); b: 7May1913, Cass Co., IL; d: 25Sep1983, Beardstown, IL; bu: East Cemetery, Arenzville, IL; m: Cecil Allen on 30Jul1933 in Beardstown, IL; fa: Otto Schall; mo: Ola Houston. Husband preceded in death 16Feb1971. Resident of Beardstown, IL Survived by five nieces: Mildred McCormick of Lewistown, Betty Hiles of Jacksonville, Lee Etta Tippey of Canton, Verna Davis of Bulpit and Susan Henry of Beardstown; and five nephews: Lawrence Baptist of Springfield, Henry Carlos Spicer, Jr. of Beardstown, Robert O. Schall of Rapid City, Larry D. Schall of Beardstown and Roland Spicer of Chicago. Preceded by two brothers and two sisters.

ALLEN, Harry E.; b: 23Jul1921; d: 14Apr1978, Springfield, IL; bu: Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, IL; m: Lucille C. Black on 29Nov1946 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: John F. Allen; mo: Viola Lankford. Resident of 2025 Whittier Ave., Springfield; formerly of Jacksonville. WWII vet. Survived by his mother of Springfield; his wife; a son: Charles R. of Springfield; and a sister: Mrs. Wanda Gibson, also of Springfield.

ALLEN, Herb Sr.; b: 10Mar1898, Perry, IL; d: 9Jun1988, Pittsfield, IL (Illini Community Hospital); bu: McCord Cemetery, Perry, IL; m: Ina Gertrude West on 21Dec1922 in Omaha, Neb.; fa: Charles Henry Allen; mo: Nellie Blye Cryder. Resident of Perry, IL WWI Army vet. Survived by a son: Herbert H. Allen, Jr. of Chambersburg; six grand and nine great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Mrs. Nadine Vertrees of Griggsville and Mrs. Mildred Brooks of Perry. Wife preceded in death in 1971.

ALLEN, Howard M.; b: 11Mar1914, Versailles, IL; d: 24Jun1991, Mt. Sterling, IL; bu: West Side Cemetery, Versailles, IL; m: Hazel Rohn on 9May1935 in Versailles, IL; fa: Douglas Allen; mo: Sara Floyd. Resident of Versailles, IL Survived by his wife; one son: Richard of Bollingbrook; one daughter: Dolores June Repko of Hammon, IN; 11 grand and 14 great-grandchildren. Preceded by two brothers.

ALLEN, Ida I. (Bowers); b: 22May1911, Jersey Co., IL; d: 13Jul1989, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Jalappa Cemetery, near Kane, IL; m: John Harley Allen on 19Oct1926 in Jerseyville, IL; fa: William H. Bowers; mo: Mary E. Marshall. Husband preceded in death 26May1989. Resident of Greenfield, IL Survived by six daughters: Joyce Harbaugh of Bluffs, Lois Baker of Springfield, Ruby McMurl of Quincy, Della Kinser and Rosemary Rives, both of Greenfield and Lucy Ridder of Alexander; three sons: Raymond Allen of Green Valley, William Allen of Alton and David Allen of Great Lakes; 13 grand and several great-grand and great-great-grandchild; two brothers: Gerald Bowers of Augusta, GA and Frealy Bowers of Blackshear, GA Preceded by a daughter: Elizabeth; three grandchildren; two brothers; and two sisters.

ALLEN, Ilda Ruth (Morrow); b: 31Aug1912, Lorton Prairie, White Hall, IL; d: 29Dec1976, Jacksonville IL; bu: Rose Lawn Cemetery, Wood River, IL; m: Hal Allen on 20May1931 in New Salem, IL; fa: Lee J. Morrow; mo: Jessie M. Lorton. Resident of White Hall, IL Survived by her husband; her mother of Roodhouse; a daughter: Mrs. Nancy Anderson of Auburn; five grand and two great-grandchildren; one brother: Gerald Morrow of Amarillo, TX; and several nieces and nephews.

ALLEN, Irvin W. "Bardahl"; b: 18Apr1926, White Hall, IL; d: 20Oct1991, Carrollton, IL; bu: White Hall, IL; m: Jane L. Nelson on 12Feb1963, in Winchester, IL; fa: Manford Allen; mo: Katie Renshaw. Resident of Greenfield; formerly of White Hall. WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; two daughters: Deborah Sue Cole and Tamara Lou Short, both of Rockbridge; three grandchildren; three sisters: Alleta Smith of Gillespie, Ruth Dyer of East Alton and Rose Maulding of Springfield; and three brothers: Charles Allen of Alton, Jesse Allen of Greenfield and Burrell Allen of Wrights. Preceded by three brothers: Roy Allen, Earl Allen and Ray Allen; and two sisters: Mary Johnson and Mable Adcock.

ALLEN, James M.; b: 12Dec1938, Meredosia, IL; d: 1Nov1991, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Oakland Cemetery, Meredosia, IL; m: Judy Smith on 29Feb1964 in Meredosia, IL; fa: Lewis Allen; mo: Adeline Mary Davis. Resident of Meredosia, IL Army vet. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Randy (Tony) Gerecke of Meredosia; two sons :James Eric of Meredosia and Lance "Chad", at home; two grandchildren; four brothers: Jack L. of Fairbanks, Alaska, Stanley of Henry, Donald of Mt. Sterling and Russell of Meredosia; and two sisters: Betty Crow and Judy Sisk, both of Meredosia. Preceded by one sister: Arlene Allen.

ALLEN, Jane L. (Nelson); b: 26Feb1927, Crystal City, MO; d: 4Jun1994, Alton, IL; bu: White Hall IL; m: Irvin W. Allen on 12Feb1963 in Winchester, IL; fa: Benjamin H. Nelson; mo: Blanche Vivian Lee Coffman. Husband preceded in death 20Oct1991. Resident of Greenfield, IL Survived by two daughters: Deborah Sue Cole of Rockbridge and Mrs. Dave (Tamara Lou) Short of Greenfield; three grandchildren; four sisters: Mae Major and Ruth Ann Gray, both of East Alton, and Mabel Stone and Louise Allen, both of Wood River; five brothers: Lee of Roxana, Larry, Bobby and David, all of Wood River, and Clarence Nelson of Jerseyville. Preceded by two brothers: Benjamin and Billy Nelson.

ALLEN, Jesse Willard "Bud"; b: 9Jan1916, White Hall, IL; d: 6Nov1995, Carrollton IL; bu: Union Cemetery, northwest of Greenfield, IL; m: Alice Hazel Johnson on 7Feb1935 in Hartford, IL; fa: Manford Allen; mo: Katie Renshaw. Wife preceded in death. Resident of rural Greenfield, IL Survived by three daughters: Joyce B. Cole of Palmyra, Shirley A. Mayes of Kemper and Carolyn L. Allen of Green Valley; one son: Larry G. Allen of Pekin; 19 grand and 25 great-grandchildren; three sisters: Allett Smith of Gillespie, Ruth Dyer of East Alton and Rose Maulding of Glen Arm; and one brother: Burrell Allen of Wrights. Preceded by his wife on 1Feb1992; two sons: Terry and Jerry; a granddaughter; a great-granddaughter; two sisters: Mary Johnson and Mable Adcock; and five brothers: Roy, Ray, Earl, Irvin and Charles Allen.

ALLEN, Joe H.; b: 8Sep1901, OK; d: 12Aug1978, Taylorville, IL;bu: Old Stonington Cemetery; m: Mable Oathout (date and place not stated); fa: Leonard Allen; mo: Elizabeth Riggsby. Resident of Stonington, IL Survived by his wife; three daughters and five sons: Robert of Jacksonville, Richard of Peoria, Loren of Taylorville, Dale of Wheelingboro, N.J. and Ray of Evergreen Park, Mrs. Dan (Lois) Duquenne of Baton Rouge, La., Mrs. Jack (Norma) Cook of Cerulean, KY, Mrs. Nancy Kramer of Taylorville; 28 grand and 6 great-grandchildren; four brothers and five sisters.

ALLEN, John A.; b: 25Oct1925, Jacksonville, Il; d: 13Nov1987, Edgerton, Ohio; bu: Edgerton, Ohio; m: Lula M. Tighe on 20Sep1947 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Julius Allen; mo: Dora Conlee. Resident of Waterloo, Indiana. WWII Marine Corps vet. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Lee Ann Abbruzzese of Edgerton, Ohio; a son: John Patrick Allen of Edgerton, Ohio; four grandchildren; two brothers: Robert Allen of Delta, Ohio and Edward Allen of Phoenix, AZ; and a sister: Mrs. Mary Baker of Jacksonville.

ALLEN, John Harley; b: 16Jun1903, Greene Co., IL; d: 26May1989, Carrollton, IL; bu: Jalappa Cemetery, rural Carrollton, IL; m: Ida I. Bowers on 19Oct1926 in Jerseyville, IL; fa: Jefferson Allen; mo: Ida Rose Frech. Resident of White Hall, IL Survived by his wife; six daughters: Joyce Harbaugh of Bluffs, Lois Baker of Springfield, Ruby McMurl of Quincy, Della Kinser of Greenfield, Lucy Ritter of Alexander and Rosemary Reeves of Greenfield; three sons: Raymond of Green Valley, William of Alton and David of Great Lakes Naval Training Center in Chicago; a brother: Harold Allen of Herrin; 36 grandchildren and a number of great-grand and great-great-grandchildren.

ALLEN, Keith Dean; b: 5Jun1930, Pike Co., IL; d: 22Apr1979, Pittsfield, IL; bu: Pearl, IL; m: Irma Landess (date and place not stated); fa: Ruby Arnold Allen; mo: Meda Inskip. Resident of rural Pearl, IL Survived by his wife; four sons: Michael of Pittsfield, Mark of Chapin, Marshall of Bluffs and Mathew of Pearl; two grandchildren; a sister: Martha Fowler of California; and four brothers: Loyd and Arthur, both of White Hall, and Everett and Laverne, both of Pearl.

ALLEN, Krystal Erin-Michelle; b: 21Jun1988, Jerseyville, IL; d: 27Nov1988, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Pine Tree Cemetery, Patterson, IL; fa: Christopher Allen; mo: Jessie Hardwick. Resident of Roodhouse, IL Survived by her parents; a brother: Christopher II, at home; and grandparents: Jerry and Sonja Hardwick of Roodhouse and Chester and Mary Gownd of Patterson.

ALLEN, Lela R. (Rote); bu.; 7Sep1892, Ithaca, N.Y.; d: 30Jan1986, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Green Acre Cemetery, Scottsdale, AZ; m: (not stated); fa: Adelbert Rote; mo: (not stated). Resident of the Barton Stone Christian Home, Jacksonville, IL Survived by one daughter-in-law: Mrs. Almett Allen of Mesa, AZ; one sister: Leona Bennett of Ithaca, N.Y.; two grandsons: John Allen of Mesa, AZ and Robert Allen of Tempe, AZ; and four great-grandsons. Preceded in death by one son.

ALLEN, Les F. Sr.; b: 3May1908, Detroit, IL; d: 20Dec1992 Pittsfield, IL; bu.: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: Allene Reinbold on 10Feb1934 in Hannibal, MO; fa: Francis E. Allen; mo: Elizabeth Siebert. Resident of Pittsfield, IL Survived by his wife; one son: Les Allen Jr. of Pittsfield; three grand and four great-grandchildren; four step grandchildren; and two step great-grandchildren. Preceded by one sister: Florence Graham.

ALLEN, Lloyd; b: 19Dec1921 (place not stated); d: 3Apr1987, Vero Beach, FL; bu.: Sebastian, FL; m: Georgia Lou Wear (of Hillview, IL); fa: Fred Allen; mo: Nell Rollins. Resident of Florida. Survived by his wife; five children and several grandchildren, all of Florida; a brother: Frank of Jacksonville; three sisters: Mrs. Anna Dunlap of White Hall, Mrs. Martha Patton of Patterson and Mrs. Doris Cox of Roodhouse; and several nieces and nephews in this area. Preceded by five brothers.

ALLEN, Lora G. (Grafford) White; b: 8Apr1912, Pearl, IL; d: 18Jan1988, Clark Summitt, Pa.; bu.: Rutledge Cemetery, near Winchester, IL; m: 1) Chester White on 13Sep1928 in Winchester, IL and 2) Hal Allen on 25Sep1977 (place not stated); fa: Walter Grafford; mo: Mamie Myers. 1st husband died 14Jan1970; 2nd died 21Jan1978. Resident of Roodhouse, IL Survived by four daughters: Ruby Gee of Costa Mesa, CA, Mary Plahn of Westerville, Ohio, Mrs. Frank (Connie) Winner of Thornton, CO and Mrs. David (Vicky) Drechsler of Oak Park; two sons: Dan White of Westerville, Ohio and Rev. Gordon White of Hamlin, Pa.; four sisters: Bertha Jamison of Mol; Ellen Smith and Bessie of Galesburg, and Clara; 17 grand and seven great-grandchildren. Preceded by two sons: Raymond and Roy; and one brother.

ALLEN, Lucinda F. (Sallee); b: 19Apr1898, Fulton, MO; d: 13Jan1994, Jacksonville IL; bu.: East Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: George H. Allen (date and place not stated); fa: Benjamin Sallee; mo: Frances Jordan. Husband preceded in death in 1951. Resident of 1024 West Walnut, Jacksonville IL Survived by one son: George E. (wife, Louisa) Allen of Jacksonville; three grand and seven great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; two nieces; and several cousins. Preceded by one great-grandson; one brother; and six sisters.

ALLEN, Lula A. (Ames); b: 24Oct1904, Calhoun Co., IL; d: 18Jan1989, Rushville, IL; bu.: Pine Tree Cemetery, near Patterson IL; m: Harry F. Allen on 18Nov1922 in Pearl, IL; fa: Amos Ames; mo: Mary Vicory. Husband preceded in death 27Feb1963. Resident of Rushville IL Survived by nine sons: Carroll, Homer and Jerry, all of Griggsville, Oren of Pearl, Dan of Jacksonville, Bob and Dale of Rushville, Myrel of Camden and Dick of Grove, OK; three daughters: Vera Gregory of Winchester, Mrs. Ron (Linda) Wagner of Versailles and Mrs. Earl (Margie) Donathan of Worden; 48 grand, 60 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; and a half-brother: Guy Miller of Glendale, AZ Preceded by a son, two brothers, two sisters, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

ALLEN, Mabel I. (Pence); b: 12Aug1915, Hillview, IL; d: 2Feb1990, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Pine Tree Cemetery, Patterson, IL; m: Frank Allen on 1Dec1935 in Hillview, IL; fa: Oscar Stanley Pence; mo: Nellie Lee Crabtree. Resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Hillview. Survived by her husband; a daughter: Mrs. Paul (Ellen) Simmons of Jacksonville; three grandchildren: Vicky Molohon of Ashland, George Elliott of Jacksonville and John Simmons of Meredosia; a great-grandson: Dustin Molohon; three sisters: Martha Blakey of Roodhouse, Kathleen Colvin of Mission, Kans. and Lula Belle Malcom of Golden, CO; and three brothers: Hershel Pence of Pekin, Carl Pence of Belleville and Rollen Pence of Batchtown. Preceded by a daughter, two sisters, and a brother.

ALLEN, Mabel Jean (Oathout); b: 22Dec1905, Olney, IL; d: 14Mar1988, Baton Rouge, La.; bu.: Old Stonington Cemetery; m: Joseph H. Allen on 23Dec1925 in Bloomington, IL; fa: Roy Oathout; mo: Mary Jane Harding. Husband preceded in death 12Aug1978. Resident of Baton Rouge, La. Survived by five sons: Robert W. Allen of Jacksonville, Joseph R. Allen of Peoria, Loren F. Allen of Mandeville, La., Dale E. Allen of Fredericksburg, VA and Roy E. Allen of Spartanburg, S.C.; three daughters: Mrs. Jack (Norma) Cook of Cerulean, KY, Mrs. Larry (Nancy) Bruce of Taylorville and Mrs Dan (Lois) Duquenne of Baton Rouge, La.; 32 grand and 30 great-grandchildren; two brothers: Orville Oathout of Bethany and Vernon Oathout of Decatur; two sisters: Gladys Malone of Mattoon and Mary Dorris Tully of Florida; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by two brothers.

ALLEN, Marie Alma (Davis); b: 13Mar1913, Waverly, IL; d: 2Nov1995, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: James Lee Allen on 1Mar1933 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: James Henry Davis; mo: Lydia Azalia Everman. Husband preceded in death 1 Jan 1970. Resident of South Jacksonville. Survived by four sons: James (wife, Delores), William and Donald (wife Phyllis) Allen, all of Jacksonville, and Leonard (wife, Linda) Allen of Rushville; four daughters: Mrs. Richard (Donna) Edmiston and Mrs. George (Barbara) DeOrnellas, both of Jacksonville, Mrs. James (Judy) DeOrnellas of Fairfield, IA and Mrs. Bill (Virginia) Barnes of Whitney, Tex.; 28 grand and several great-grandchildren; one brother: Harold Davis of Jacksonville; and three sisters: Elsie Mae Roach of Galesburg and Alta Watson and Violet Beard, both of Jacksonville. Preceded by one daughter: Daisy Elaine; seven grandchildren; and two brothers: George Davis and Robert Davis.

ALLEN, Marion C.; b: 29Jul1904, Pittsfield, IL; d: 31Dec1985, Schofield, WI; bu.: (cremated); m: Marian M. Walls on 27Sep1928 in Rhinelander, WI; fa: Perry Allen; mo: Daisy Hawkins. Resident of Schofield, WI Survived by is wife; a son: Robert J. Allen of Schofield, WI; a daughter: Patricia Tennessen of Lakeville, MN; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandson; two sisters: Maxine Carter and Lillian Wissmuller, both of Pensacola, FL; and a brother: Perry Allen Jr. of Hialeah, FL

ALLEN, Martha L. (Lehman); b: 19Feb1899, Chickasaw Co., IA; d: 21Jun1995, Jacksonville, I.; bu.: Chapin, IL; m: Alden V. Allen on 26Jul1922 in Nashua, IA; fa: Ernest H. Lehman; mo: Mary Johanna Reichard. Husband preceded in death in 1958. Resident of Chapin, IL Survived by a son: George Stephen Allen of Chapin. Preceded by three sisters.

ALLEN, Matilda Jane (Whitacker); b: 11Apr1892, Adams Co., IL; d: 7Jan1978, Pittsfield, IL; bu.: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: George E. Allen on 14Oct1908 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: Edward Whitacker; mo: Nancy Parrick. Husband preceded in death 11Oct1963. Resident of Pittsfield; formerly of Griggsville, IL Survived by a son: Lozelle Allen of Jacksonville; four grand and ten great-grandchildren.

ALLEN, May (Agnew); b: 22Apr1885, Raymond, IL; d: 8Nov1981, Hermosa Beach, CA; bu.: East Cemetery, Waverly, IL; m: Charles Allen in 1909 (place not stated); fa: Rev. Theodore Agnew; mo: Julia Mitchell. Husband died in 1950. Former resident of Waverly, IL Survived by a son: William Allen of Los Angeles; a sister: Mrs. Lester (Lucille) Davenport of Honolulu; and a grandson: William A. Allen.

ALLEN, Michael L.; b: 20Sep1954, Jacksonville, IL; d: 17Jun1990, Bloomington, IL; bu.: Gillette Cemetery, east of Rushville, IL; m: Franny Chapman on 19Dec1987 in rural Frederick, IL; fa: Donald Allen; mo: Phyllis (surname not state). Resident of Atlanta, IL; formerly of Rushville. Survived by his wife; a son: John Pau, at home; his parents of Bluffs; a brother: Terry Allen of Bluffs; two stepbrothers: Roy Kunzeman, Jr. of Pittsfield and William Kunzeman of Concord; two stepsisters: Kathy Ahern of Woodson and Brenda Baker of Jacksonville; his grandmothers Marie Allen and Pearl Angelo, both of Jacksonville; and several aunts and uncles, including Len Allen of Rushville, with whom he lived for years.

ALLEN, Mildred H. (Rieman); b: 3Nov1914, Pearl, IL; d: 27Oct1988, White Hall, IL; bu.: White Hall, IL; m: Harold Allen on 3Nov1934 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: Frank Rieman; mo: Mildred Hillig. Husband preceded in death 28Jun1957. Resident of White Hall, IL Survived by a daughter: Mrs. David (Sherry) Jones of White Hall; three granddaughters; and a brother: Clifford Rieman of Time.

ALLEN, Miriam (Cowgur); b: 30Nov1918, Jacksonville, IL; d: 23Nov1984, Los Angeles, CA; bu.: Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: William A. Allen in 1944 at Bremerton, WA; fa: Ralph Cowgur; mo: Florence Garvin. Resident of 443 S. Bistol Ave., Los Angeles, CA Survived by her husband; one son: William Andrew "Drew" Allen of Santa Monica, CA; one sister: Mrs. Wilbur (Marilee) Kelsey of Tucson, AZ; and one cousin: Lt. Commander Clyde McKiney of Escondido, CA

ALLEN, Morris Eugene; b: 13Apr1924, Greene Co., IL; d: 22May1979, Carrollton, IL; bu.: Pine Tree Cemetery, Patterson, IL; m: Catherine Hurst on 15Sep1945 (place not stated); fa: Fred Allen; mo: Nellie Rollins. Resident of 309 Pine St., Carrollton, IL Survived by his wife; three sons: Ronald W. of Jacksonville and David B. and Brian D., both at home; three daughters: Mrs. Maurice (Mary Bushnell of Grandville and Mrs. John (Sherry) Strain and Mrs. Kevin (Patty) Honneberg, both of White Hall; five grandchildren; three sisters: Mrs. Martha Patton of Patterson, Mrs. Ann Dunlap of White Hall and Mrs. Doris Cox of Roodhouse; and two brothers: Frank of Jacksonville and Lloyd of Sebastian, FL Preceded by four brothers.

ALLEN, Naomi Lee (McPherson); b: 1Sep1938, Roodhouse, IL; d: 20Mar1984, Hillview, IL; bu.: Belltown, IL; m: Howard Allen on 27Sep1958 in White Hall, IL; fa: Paul W. McPherson; mo: Esther McLeese. Husband preceded in death 20Dec1965. A resident of Patterson, IL; made her home with Chester Gound the past 17 years. Survived by two sons: Terry Eugene Allen of Fountain Valley, CA and Christopher DeWayne Allen, at home; three daughters: Deborah Yvonne Allen of Creve Couer, MO, Mrs. Randy (Diana) Benner of Roodhouse and Genny Rebecca Allen, at home; three stepsons: Robert Gound of Warsaw and Rickey Gound and Gregory Gound, both of White Hall; three stepdaughters: Mrs. Donald (Carolyn) Anthony Mrs. David (Donna) Northcutt and Mrs. Edwin (Janice) Sweeten, all of White Hall; two grand and ten step-grandchildren; a brother: Paul Frederick McPherson of Jacksonville; two stepsisters: Mrs. Rosa Jane Whitley of St. Charles, MO and Mrs. Beverly Faylor of OK City, OK

ALLEN, Opal; b: 16Apr1903, Sterling, Indiana; d: 23Aug1978, Ashland, IL; bu.: English, Indiana; fa: Archibald William Allen; mo: Zella Elizabeth Nash. Survived by two sisters and a brother: Ebbie Brown, Lottie Allen and Shelmar Allen, all of English, IN

ALLEN, Ray; b: 30Apr1897 (place not stated); b: 13Mar1976, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Sheffield, IL; m: Edith Workins (date and place not stated); fa: David Allen; mo: Mary Jane Smith. Wife preceded in death. Resident of Sheffield, IL Survived by three sons: Lee of Eugene, Ore., Lawrence of Valinda, CA, and David of Stitzer, WI; three daughters: LaVonne, Wife of Ray Depaue of Jacksonville, Ruby, wife of Samuel Winn of Brownsville, Ore., and Eileen, wife of Gilbert Kinamon of Phoenix, AZ; a sister: Mae Dhondt of IA; 60 grand and 25 great-grandchildren. Preceded by a brother and two sisters.

ALLEN, Richard; b: 2Apr1936, Beardstown, IL; d: 8Nov1996, Belleville, IL; bu.: West Side Cemetery, Versailles, IL; m: Erlinda Irene Rodriques on 5Sep1980 in Belleville, IL; fa: Howard Allen; mo: Hazel Rohn. Resident of Belleville, IL Air Force vet. Survived by his wife; his mother of Versailles; four sons: Glen of Longview, Tex., Gary J. of Foxboro, Mass., Jeffrey S. of Humble, Tex. and Mark C. of Belleville; two daughters: Kathy A. Wensil of Houston, Tex. and Marian A. Hight of Valparasio, FL; three step-children: Anthony Rodriquez of Chicago, Michelle Anderson of Denver, CO and Bryan Rodriquez of Phoenix, AZ; a sister: Dolores June Repko of Hammond, IN; and 11 grandchildren. Preceded by his father.

ALLEN, Richard L.; b: 3Sep1931, Lansing, MI; b: 28Jan1991, Springfield, IL; bu.: East Cemetery, Waverly, IL; m: Betty Hause on 7Nov1953 in Haslett, MI; fa: Almeriam W. Allen; mo: Lillian M. Lettimore. Resident of Waverly, IL Korean War Marine vet. Survived by his wife; six daughters: Mrs. Ken (Connie) Forren of Waverly, Mrs. Gary (Cathy) Gray of Hallsville, MO, Colleen Hughes of Huffman, Tex., Mrs Doug (Candee) Heaton of Waverly, Carol Allen of Galesburg and Mrs. Robert (Christine) Strocher of Curran; one sister: Mrs. Harold (Maxine) Meyers of Charlotte, MI; one brother: Ronald L. Allen of Kershall, S.C.; his stepmother: Ruth Allen of Lake Odessa, MI; and 14 grandchildren; Preceded by two sisters: Irene Copley and Norma Jean Masters; and one brother: L. Marion James Allen.

ALLEN, Robert Flinn; b: 24Dec1922, Morgan Co., IL; d: 4Feb1995, Quincy, IL (Vets Home); bu.: Ashland, IL; fa: Eugene Allen; mo: Verla Flinn. Resident of Quincy; formerly of Ashland and Mt. Vernon. WWII Army vet. Survived by a sister: Mrs. Richard (Bette) Barker of Mt. Sterling; two nephews; and several aunts and uncles. Preceded by a brother: Eugene Allen.

ALLEN, Robert Orson; b: 4Nov1907, Greene Co., IL; d: 11Oct1976, St. Louis, MO; bu.: Richwoods Cemetery, west of Carrollton, IL; m: Helen Leonard (date and place not stated); fa: Fred Allen; mo: Nellie Rollins. Wife preceded in death in 1963. A resident of Woodville, IL area most of h is life. Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Howard (Joan) Shaw; two granddaughters: Shari and Jamie, all of Kane; three brothers: Morris of Carrollton, Frank of Jacksonville, and Lloyd of Roseland, FL; and three sisters: Mrs. Martha Patton of Patterson, Mrs. Leo Dunlap of White Hall and Mrs. Arthur Cox of Hillview. Preceded by three brothers.

ALLEN, Roy Franklin; b: 21Jul1901, Walkerville, IL; d: 17Feb1982, White Hall, IL; bu.: Pine Tree Cemetery, Patterson, IL; m: Stella Chapman on 15Sep1921 in Hillview, IL; fa: Manford Allen; mo: Cathleen Renshaw. Survived by his wife and the following children: Dean A. of Woodson, Mrs. Gus (Ava) Doerle of Sandwich, Mrs. Robert (Velma) Wyman of Hillview, Mrs Robert (Sandra) Pinkerton of White Hall; 13 grand and 11 great-grandchildren; three sisters: Mrs. Arch (Rose) Mauldin of Glenarm, Mrs. Leta Smith of Gillespie, and Mrs. Atley (Ruth) Dyer of Wood River; and four brothers: Willard of Greenfield, Charles of Alton, Burl of Wrights and Irvin of Greenfield. Preceded by one daughter, one grandchild; two sisters, and two brothers.

ALLEN, Ruth V. (Devening); b: 26Mar1927, Fieldon, IL; d: 3Nov1985, St. Louis, MO; bu.: Kane, IL; m: James E. Allen on 21Jan1948 in Kane, IL; fa: Roy L Devening; mo: Edna Murray. Resident of Kane, IL Survived by her husband; a daughter: Mrs. Darris (Sherry) Wise of Robinson; one grandson; and two sisters: Lila Cummings of Kane and Mary Jean Anderton of Hardin.

ALLEN, Sandy L. (Shearburn); b: 6Apr1934 (place not stated); d: 6Nov1995, St. Louis, MO; bu.: Girard, IL; m: Gene F. Allen on 22Dec1951 in Carlinville, IL; fa: Roy Shearburn; mo: Eleanor Smith. Resident of Girard, IL Survived by her husband; a daughter: Mrs. David (Jeanne) Miller of Jacksonville; a son: Rick Allen of Girard; three grandchildren; three sisters: Jan Dial of Marietta, GA, Mrs. Bill (Connie) Gaffigan of Springfield and Mrs. Ron (Ginger) Puls of Quincy; one brother: Roderick "Bud" Shearburn of Springfield; several nieces and nephews. Preceded by her parents and a sister: Gloria Shearburn.

ALLEN, Sara P. (Petefish); b: 5Oct1920, Vernon Co., MO; d: 12Jul1993, Springfield, IL; bu.: Ashland, IL; m: Raymond Allen on 17Mar1946 in rural Ashland, IL; fa: Jesse L. Petefish; mo: Helen Jean Caldwell. Resident of Ashland, IL Survived by her husband; one son: Rodney P. (wife, Barbara) Allen of Springfield; two brothers: Ward C. Petefish and Richard L. Petefish, both of rural Ashland; two sisters: Mrs. Albert (Lois) Yancy and Mrs. Robert (Mary Lou) Newell, both of Ashland; and several nieces and nephews.

ALLEN, Stella M. (Chapman); b: 29Sep1905, Walkerville, IL; d: 21May1097, White Hall, IL; bu.: Pine Tree Cemetery, Patterson, IL; m: Roy Franklin Allen on 15Sep1921 in Hillview, IL; fa: Ira D. Chapman; mo: Mina B. Cox. Husband preceded in death 17Feb1982. Resident of White Hall, IL Survived by one son: Dean A. Allen of Woodson; three daughters: Mrs. Gus (Ava) Doerle of Panama City, FL, Mrs. Robert (Velma) Wyman of Hillview and Sandra Pinkerton of White Hall; 13 Grand and 18 great-grandchildren. Preceded by one daughter: Ruby Camerer; two sisters; and one grandchild.

ALLEN, Teresa Irene (Hazel); b: 6Jun1956, Jacksonville, IL; d: 13Sep1979, Jacksonville IL; bu.: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Barry Allen on 27May1976 (place not stated); fa: Donald Hazel; mo: Lila (surname not stated). Resident of 1424 Hardin Ave., Jacksonville, IL Survived by her mother and three brothers: Tim, Kelly and Brian Hazel, all of Jacksonville.

ALLEN, Theodore; b: 31Jan1907, Baylis, IL; d: 4Jan1977, Pittsfield, IL; bu.: Leon, IA; m: Josephine Beasley (date and place not stated); fa: Asa Allen; mo: (not stated). Wife preceded in death 16Apr1965. Resident of Pittsfield, IL Survived by his wife; two sons: James W. of Springfield and David T., at home; a granddaughter; a sister: Mrs. Manlieus T. (Ann) Blane of Petersburg; and a brother: John W. "Jack" of Bluffs.

ALLEN, Vashti (Holt); b: 28Jan1896, Golden City, MO; d: 27Feb1983, Jacksonville IL; bu.: Pittsfield, IL; m: Truman W. Allen, Sr. (date and place not stated); fa: James Holt; mo: Catherine Metzger. Husband preceded in death in 1951. Resident of the Barton W. Stone Christian Home, Jacksonville, IL; formerly of Pittsfield, IL Survived by a granddaughter.

ALLEN, Vera I. (Smith); b: 1Sep1903, St. Paul, MN; b: 18Oct1994, Virginia, IL; bu.: Holy Family Mausoleum, St. Mary's Cemetery, Evergreen Park, IL; m: Edward C. Allen on 20Oct1924 in Freeport, IL; m: Albert A. Smith; mo: Mary E. Spangler. Husband preceded in death 6Jul1962. Resident of Virginia, IL Survived by one son: John E. (wife, Jeanne) Allen of Lake Wylie, S.C.; one daughter: Carol S. Allen of Virginia; nine grand and 14 great-grandchildren. Preceded by a daughter: Margaret Herzberger.

ALLEN, Vera J. (Riley); b: 19Jul1914, Pittsfield, IL; d: 29Sep1994, Pittsfield, IL; bu.: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: Dr. Floyd B. Allen on 24Jun1939 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: Bert Riley; mo: Lota Lidgard. Resident of Pittsfield, IL Survived by her husband; two daughters: Mrs. Don (Barbara) Fosco of Chicago and Mrs. Terry (Norma) Peebles of Dupo; a son: Robert Bates Allen of Urbana; two grandchildren; two sisters: Wilma Brant and Frances Ransom, both of Pittsfield; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by her parents.

ALLEN, Verla V. (Flinn); b: 11Sep1904; d: 6Feb1993, Quincy, IL; bu.: Ashland, IL;m: Eugene Allen, Sr. on 15Jul1941 in Morgan Co., IL; fa: Moses Flinn; mo: Abbey Holmes. Husband preceded in death 23Nov1980. Resident of Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Mt. Sterling; formerly of Ashland. Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Richard (Betty) Barker of Mt. Sterling; one son: Robert Allen of Mt. Vernon; and two grandchildren. Preceded by one son: Eugene Allen, Jr. in 1983.

ALLEN, Vetra I. (Early) Hansen; b: 25Aug1916, White Hall, IL; d: 9Jun1993, White Hall, IL; bu.: St. John's Cemetery, White Hall, IL; m: 1) Edward Hansen (date and place not stated) and 2) Don Allen on 28Mar1992 (place not stated); fa: Lester Early; mo: Florence Logan. 1st husband preceded in death in 1985. Survived by her husband; one daughter: Donna Boers of Peoria; one son: John Hanson of Acworth, GA; six grand and two great-grandchildren; two step-daughters: Donna Hutchinson of Nokomis FL and Dotty Day of Carrollton; and two brothers: Marvin and John Early, both of White Hall. Preceded by one sister: Marjorie Schutz; and one brother: Donald Early.

ALLEN, Viola M. (Lankford); b: 28Aug1902, Scott Co., IL; d: 13Mar1992, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, IL; m: John F. Allen on 12Oct1920 (place not stated); fa: Ewing Lankford; mo: Sarah Susan Smith. Husband preceded in death 20May1977. A former resident of Springfield and Quincy. Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Leroy (Wanda) Gibson of Springfield; two grand and three great-grandchildren; a sister: Agnes Meacham of Springfield; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by a son: Harry E. Allen.

ALLEN, Walter S.; b: 7Feb1907, Menard Co. IL; d: 4May1993, Springfield, IL; bu.: Greenwood Cemetery, Tallula, IL; m: 1) Anna E. Savage on 8FEb1929 in Lynnville, IL and 2) Flora R. Roser on 16Mar1984 in Tallula, IL; fa: Edward Allen; mo: Mary Gum. 1st wife died 21Mar1983; 2nd died 21Mar1986. Resident of Ashland, IL Survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceded by one brother: Arthur.

ALLEN, Wayne "Leo"; b: 29Apr1909, Nolin, KY; b: 27Jun1993, Jacksonville, IL; b: Sacred Heart Cemetery, Franklin, IL; m: Annabel Watts on 14Jun1943 in Franklin, IL; fa: William T. Allen; mo: Helen Clark. Resident of Franklin, IL Survived by his wife; a son: Charles Thomas of Menomonie, WI; three daughters: Mrs. Harland (Mary Catherine) DeGroot of Springfield, Mrs. Duane (Rita Ann) Pfiffer of Easton and Mrs. Kurt (Patricia) Weber of Teutopolis; and 15 grandchildren. Preceded by two brothers: Roy L. and Reno; and two sisters: Frances Whalen and Margaret Scholfield.

ALLEN, Wayne O.; b: 14Aug1927, Waverly, IL; d: 16Feb1989, DeKalb, IL; bu.: Waverly Cemetery; m: (not stated); fa: George Allen; mo: Carrie Jackson. Resident of Rochelle; formerly of Waverly, IL Survived by two daughters: Melanie Allen of Rochelle and Lisa Allen of Chicago; his mother of Jacksonville; a sister: Helen Stewart of Waverly; and two brothers: George Allen of Jacksonville and Harold Allen of Ashland.

ALLEN, William R.; b: 18Oct1915, Morgan Co., IL; d: 28Dec1983, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Ashland Cemetery; fa: William R. Allen; mo: Mae Winner. Survived by a brother: Clarence Allen of Michigan and a cousin: Mrs. Jesse Stelte of Springfield.

ALLENSWORTH, Frank Ray; b: 2Apr1905, LaGrange, MO; d: 24Jul1992, Hannibal, MO; bu.: Shearer Cemetery, New Canton, IL; m: Marguerite Epperson on 12Nov1927 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: Lawrence Allensworth; mo: Elva Gallaher. Resident of New Canton, IL Survived by his wife; one son-in-law: Carl Toland of Peoria; four grand and six great-grandchildren; two sisters: Leona Gray and Mrs. Clarence (Mary) Epperson, both of New Canton; one brother: Herman Allensworth of New Canton; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded by one daughter: Deloris Allensworth Toland; three sisters; and two brothers.

ALLENSWORTH, Marguerite (Epperson); b: 14Apr1910, Saverton, MO; d: 7Feb1995, Hannibal, MO; bu.: Shearer Cemetery, New Canton, IL; m: Frank Ray Allensworth on 12Nov1927 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: Charles Lee Epperson; mo: Mary Quinlin. Resident of New Canton, IL Survived by one grandson; three granddaughters; six great-grandchildren; three brothers: Kenneth Epperson of Center, MO, Raymond Epperson of Hannibal, MO and Bob Epperson of Hull; one sister: Dorothy Allensworth of Harlingen, Tex.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded by one daughter: Mrs. Carl (Deloris) Allensworth Toland; three brothers; and one sister.

ALLER, Blanche (White); b: 23Nov1895, Chatham, Ontario, Canada; d: 4Sep1982, Pittsfield, IL; bu.: Richwoods Cemetery, east of Roodhouse, IL; m: Fred Aller (date and place not stated); fa: Joseph White; mo: Matilda Holdaway. Resident of R.R. 1, Nebo, IL Husband preceded in death in 1946. Survived by four sons, including Harry Aller, with whom she made her home; two daughters: 16 grand and several great-grandchildren.

ALLER, Harry L.; b: 18Feb1922, Kalkaska, MI; d: 18Feb1922, Yuma, AZ; bu.: (not stated); m: Ruth Sheppard on 11Nov1944, Yuma, AZ; fa: Fred Allen; mo: Blanche White. Resident of rural Nebo, IL WWII Marine Corps vet. Survived by his wife; two daughters: Judy Carr of Fountain Hill, AZ and Joan Johnson of Montgomery, AL; two sons: John Aller of Hamilton, Ohio and Jim Aller of Fountain Hills, AZ; seven grandchildren; three brothers: Robert Gauthier of Gladwin, MI, Warren Aller of Wyoming, MI and Ray Aller of Kalkaska, MI; and two sisters: Helen Grill of Lansing, MI and Dora Kemp of Sarasota, FL

ALLHANDS, John "Randy"; b: 20Apr1926, Watseka, IL; d: 8Jun1993, Urbana, IL; bu.: Oak Hill Cemetery, Watseka, IL; m: Dolores Ehrhardt on 28Aug1948 at Watseka, IL; fa: Clifford Allhands; mo: Ruth Lovelass. Resident of 916 S. 4th st., Watseka, IL WWII Navy vet. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Dan (DeeAnn) Cole of Murrayville; a son: John (wife, Sally) Allhands of Watseka; four grandsons; and a brother: Quentin Allhands of TX. Preceded by his parents and one brother.

ALLISON, Clifford K.; b: 27Jul1910, Spring Creek, Pike Co., IL; d: 16Dec1989, Pittsfield, IL; bu.: Crescent Heights Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, IL; m: Velma McBride on 21Sep1942 in Bowling Green, MO; fa: William Allison; mo: Lena Florence McCann. Resident of Pittsfield; formerly of Pearl. Survived by his wife; a sister: Edith Opal Boren of Palm Harbor, FL; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by a sister and three brothers.

ALLISON, Clifford W.; b: 19Feb1979, Macomb, IL; d: Sep1979, Iowa City, IA (Vets Hospital); bu.: Benville Cemetery; m: 1) Wilma Bow and 2) Fern Logan (date and place not stated on either marriage); fa: Samuel Allison; mo: (not stated). 1st wife preceded in death. Resident of Mt. Sterling. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Donald (Linda) Kennedy of Lockport; one grandchild; one stepson: Robert Logan of Mt. Sterling; a brother: Eugene of Macomb; one sister: Mrs. Edna Gloyd of Macomb. Preceded by one son and one step-son.

ALLISON, David A.; b: 13Oct1941, Taylorville, IL; d: 23Jul1990, Peoria, IL (St. Francis Medical Center); bu.: (not stated); m: Carolyn Williamson on 23Feb1961 in Jacksonville, Il; fa: Arnold Allison; mo: Dolores Pope. Resident of Northern Oaks Estates, Pekin, IL Survived by his wife; his parents of Canton; three daughters: Mrs. Wayne (Kari) Moses, Deborah Allison and Kristine Allison; and two grandchildren.

ALLISON, Hermina (Svoboda) Husa; b: 2Mar1901, Chicago, IL; d: 15jul1988, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago, IL; m: 1) James C. Husa in 1922 (no place stated) and 2) Donald B. Allison in 1965 (no place stated); fa: John Svoboda; mo: Barbara Krabeck. 1st husband died in 1956; 2nd died in 1980. A former resident of Berlin, IL Survived by three sons: John G. "Jack" Husa of Jacksonville, James J. Husa of South Bend, IN and Harold E. Husa of DeKalb; nine grand and five great-grandchildren. Preceded by a sister.

ALLISON, William E.; b: 14Sep1937, Nebo, IL; d: 14Jun1995, Pittsfield, IL (Clarkston Court Nursing Home); bu.: Allison Cemetery, Nebo, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Everett Allison; mo: Mina Grable Williams. Resident of Pearl, IL Survived by two daughters: Donna Sue and Shaun; his mother of Pittsfield; four grandchildren; two brothers: Donald Allison of Keithville, La.; and Virgle Williams of Nebo; two sisters: Shirley Doyle of Nebo and Rosie Hill of Bossier City, La.; one half-sister: Edity Fay of Granite City; and four half-brothers: Ronnie Allison of Granite City, Charles Allison of Red Bud and David and Jerry Allison, both of Rockford. Preceded by one half-brother: Joseph Michael Williams; and two half-sisters: Lucille Doyle and Grace Daniels.

ALLOWAY, Virginia H. (Kenney); b: 3May1919, Mason Co., IL; d: 9Dec1983, Springfield, IL; bu.: (not stated); m: Lawrence Alloway in 1969 (place not stated); fa: Howard Kenney; mo: Nellie Dawson. Resident of Virginia, IL Survived by her husband; two daughters: Mrs. Russell (Cherrie) Richard of Chandlerville and Ms. Jackie Wellenkamp of Springfield; a son: Lanny G. B. Simmons of Pekin; a stepdaughter: Toni Brackett of Jacksonville; two stepsons: Rick Alloway of Jacksonville and Randy Alloway of Pittsfield; and 12 grandchildren. Preceded by her mother and a brother.

ALLS, Enrest E.; b: 11Apr1899, Pike Co., IL; d:10Dec1978, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Robinson Cemetery, Hannibal, MO; m: Deborah E. Reading (place not stated); fa: (not stated); mo: Beulah Porter. Resident of 340 Marion, Jacksonville, IL Wife preceded in death 4Jun1950. Survived by his mother: Beulah Porter Alls Turner of Jacksonville; a granddaughter: Mary Alice Lewis of Jacksonville; and three cousins: Edward Robinson and Vester Alls, both of Hannibal, MO, and Molly Alls of Frankfort, MO Preceded by his father and a step-son: Charles Lewis.

ALRED, Carl Franklin "Dimsey"; b: 25Sep1920, Roodhouse, IL; d: 23Jun1993, Springfield, IL; bu.: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; m: 1) Ruth Rice (no date or place stated) and 2) Virginia "Toots" Tucker (no date or place stated) and 3) Margaret Jeffers on 11Nov1977 (place not stated); fa: Omer Alred; mo: Ida Burrus. Resident of Roodhouse IL WWII and Korean War vet. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Dorothy Miller of Roodhouse; a son: Michael Alred of Roodhouse; 11 stepchildren: Joyce Scheffel of Brighton, Lila Daum of Carrollton, Jerry Lawson of Roodhouse, Robin Lawson of Henderson, KY, James Jeffers of Roodhouse, David Jeffers of Franklin, KY, Robert Jeffers of Rockaway Beach, MO, Linda Hymes, Mary Edwards and Carol Busen, all of Jacksonville, and Sarah Jeffers of the Bronx, N.Y.; 4 grand, 7 great-grandchildren and numerous step grand and step-great-grandchildren; three brothers: Robert of Roodhouse and Russell and Paul Alred of White Hall; and two sisters: Helen Wyatt of White Hall and Virginia Henline of Tampa, FL Preceded by two children: Thomas and Patricia Alred; two sisters: Martha Alred and Louise Heaton; and two stepchildren: Ronald and Galen Lawson.

ALRED, Chester; b: 2Feb1907, Manchester, IL; d: 2Aug1987, Roodhouse, IL; bu.: (not stated); fa: James Edward Alred; mo: Phoebe (surname not stated). Resident of Roodhouse, IL WWII vet. Survived by two sisters: Martha Karow of Orlando, FL and Marjorie Okmart of Winter Park, FL; and several nieces and nephews.

ALRED, Florace (Hayes) Borckey; b: 16Feb1905, Missouri; d: 11May1989, Mt. Gilead Shelter Care Home; bu.: Hickory Grove Cemetery, near Wrights, IL; m: 1) (not stated) and 2) (not stated); fa: David Hayes; mo: Emma Stroud. Resident of Greenfield, IL Survived by two daughters: Helen Plogger and Dorothy Hartsook, both of Greenfield; five sons: Neil of West Frankfort, J. L. of Hunningdon, TN, Charles of Galesburg, Donnie of Monmouth and Art of Milwaukee; 17 grand and 25 great-grandchildren. Preceded by a son: Freeman Borckey; a brother: and a sister.

ALRED, Genevieve "Jenny" (Nergenah) Griffin; b: 15Sep1921, Chapin, IL; d: 20Apr1996, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Chapin, IL; m: 1) Cecil Griffin in 1946 at Chapin, IL and 2) Richard Alred on 15May1980 in Jacksonville; fa: Walter Nergenah; mo: Idella Brockhouse. 1st husband preceded in death in 1978. Resident of Jacksonville. WWII Marine Corps vet. Survived by her husband; one daughter: Pam Hopper of South Jacksonville; two grandchildren; one brother: Verne Nergenah of Chapin; and two sisters: Ruth Brewer of Chapin and Lucille Connor of Boise, ID. Preceded by one son: Douglas A. Griffin.

ALRED, Gerald H.; bu.: 11Jun1925, Roodhouse, IL; d: 12Sep1982, Jacksonville IL; bu.: Waverly Cemetery; m: Geneva Ballard (date and place not stated); fa: Oren Alred; mo: Mildred Bradshaw. Resident of Waverly, IL Survived by his wife; his mother, a resident of Waverly; his father, a resident of Roodhouse; a son: Steve of Denver, CO; and two daughters: Kathy and Joan, both at home.

ALRED, Hazel L. (Harding); b: 9Jul1912, Jacksonville, IL; d: 5Feb1994, Pittsfield, IL; bu.: Murrayville, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Elmer Ernest Harding; mo: Edith Marie Abell. Resident of Clarkston Court, Pittsfield; formerly of Jacksonville. Survived by a brother: Jack Harding of Manchester; several nephews; and several nieces, including Donna Davidsmeyer of Pittsfield. Preceded by a sister: Edna Bell Brogdon.

ALRED, Junius Noel; b: 3Jun1888, near Manchester, IL; d: 22Nov1983, Tucson, AZ; bu.: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; m: Ethel Dean in 1912 (no place stated); fa: James Edward Alred; mo: Phoebe Jeffords. Wife preceded in death in April, 1976. Resident of Tucson, AZ; formerly of Roodhouse, IL Survived by three children: John R. and Mrs. Geraldine Gutekunst, both of Tucson, and Joseph S. of Wood River; seven grandchildren, two of whom live in Jacksonville: Mrs. James (Victoria) Hiatt and Mrs. Charles (Deborah) Vinyard; eight great-grandchildren; three sisters: Mrs. Ruby Denny of Roodhouse, Mrs. Martha Karow and Mrs. Marjorie Ohmart, both of Orlando, FL; and a brother: Chester of Roodhouse. Preceded by two brothers and two sisters.

ALRED, Oren G.; b: 4Jan1902, Greene Co., IL; d: 14Feb1983, White Hall, IL; bu.: East Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Florace Hayes on 10Jun1968 (place not stated); fa: Samuel H. Alred; mo: Gertrude Goacher. Resident of Roodhouse, IL Survived by his wife; his stepchildren: Mrs. Helen Plogger of Springfield, Mrs. Melvin (Dorothy) Hartsook of Greenfield, Neal Borchy of West Frankfort, J. L. Borcky of Huntington, TN, Charles Borcky of Galesburg, Donald Borcky of Monmouth, Freeman Borcky of Greenfield and Arthur Borcky of Milwaukee, WI; three grandchildren; two sisters: Louring Bracewell of Murrayville and Mrs. Bernice McPherson of Alton; one half-sister: Ludora Barnett of Mt. Sterling. Preceded by one son.

ALRED, Virginia F. "Toots" (Tucker) Lawson; b: 7Aug1921, Roodhouse, IL; d: 16Mar1991, Jerseyville, IL; bu.: Pine Tree Cemetery, Patterson, IL; m: 1) Charles A. Lawson on 9Jun1938 (place not stated) and 2) Carl Alred on 7Nov1953 (place not stated); fa: Rollie Tucker; mo: Lillian Townhill. 1st husband preceded in death 20Nov1952. Survived by seven children: Mrs. Harold (Joyce) Scheffel of Brighton, Ronnie Lawson of Roodhouse Lila Daum of Carrollton, Roger Lawson of Florida, Jerry Lawson of Jacksonville, Robin Lawson of Henderson, KY and Michael Alred of Florida; 31 grand and 21 great-grandchildren; and three brothers: Lowell Tucker and Billy Tucker, both of Roodhouse, and Mike Tucker of Riverton. Preceded by a son: Galen Ross Lawson; and two brothers: Hal and Franklin Tucker.

ALSUP, Floyd; b: 13Nov1916, Macon Co., IL; d: 12Dec1991, Decatur, IL; bu.: Hersman Cemetery, Mt. Sterling IL; m: Mabel Hanes in 1935 (place not stated); fa: Charles F. Alsup; mo: Margaret Watcher. Resident of Versailles, IL Survived by his wife; one son: Richard Alsup of Versailles; three daughters: Peggy Keeley of Springfield, Mrs. Ray (Gloria) Harris of Marshalltown, IA and Mrs. Eldred (Karen) Ehlert of Meredosia; two brothers: Raymond Alsup of Warrensburg and Carl Alsup of Harristown; three sisters: Helen Southern of Latham, Berniece Disbrow of Warrensburg and Mabel McCain of Decatur; eight grand and eight great-grandchildren. Preceded by one son: Tom Alsup; and one brother.

ALSUP, Thomas J.; b: 13Dec1948, Decatur, IL; b: 9Nov1986, Springfield, IL; bu.: Hersman Cemetery, near Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Sherri Packard on 24Sep1969 in Eureka, IL; fa: Floyd Alsup; mo: Mabel Hanes. Resident of Versailles, IL Vietnam War vet. Survived by his wife; his parents of Versailles; one brother: Richard of Versailles; three sisters: Peggy Kelley of Springfield, Mrs. Ray (Gloria) Harris of Marshalltown, IA and Mrs. Eldred (Karen) Ehlert of Meredosia; and several nieces and nephews.

ALATERS, Clifford; b: 6Sep1895, Schuyler Co., IL; d: 7Dec1984, Rushville, IL; bu.: Rushville City Cemetery; m: 1) Corene Ellis on 10Jul1924 in Rushville, IL and 2) Mayme Luthy on 15Jan1948 in Rushville, IL; fa: Gonnie G. Alters; mo: Alma Cleek. 1st wife preceded in death 12Nov1946; 2nd on 8Oct1976. Resident of Rushville IL Survived by two son: Marcellous M. Alters, Galesburg and Don M. Alters, Beardstown; one stepson: Karl Luthy, Rushville; six grand, four step grand and two great-grandchildren.

ALTIG, Kenneth David; b: 21Aug1938, Springfield, IL; d: 19Aug1996, Springfield, IL; bu.: Rose Hill Cemetery, Petersburg, IL; m; (not stated); fa: David O. Altig; mo: Alma Horn. Resident of Petersburg, IL Survived by his parents of Petersburg; a son: Jamie Altig of Mechanicsburg; two daughters: Debra and Gerri Altig; a fiancee: Belinda Altig of Jacksonville; three grandchildren; a brother: Robert Altig of Greenview; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

ALTISER, Cecile H. (Wolfe); b: 5Feb1909, Canton, IL; d: 25Feb1991, White Hall, IL; bu.: Greenwood Cemetery, Canton, IL; m: James L. Altiser on 5Jul1941 in Missouri; fa: Oscar Wolfe; mo: Emma Duffield. Husband preceded in death 2Dec1988. Resident of Roodhouse; formerly of Canton, IL Survived by one daughter: Mrs. James (Vickie) Ray of White Hall; three grandchildren: Craig, Jeff and Brad Gilmore, all of White Hall; and two sisters: Olga Zedric and Corda Hickman, both of Canton. Preceded by one sister and three brothers.

ALTISER, James L; b: 15Nov1903, Pollock, MO; d: 2Dec1988, Jacksonville IL; bu.: Greenwood Cemetery, Canton IL; m: Cecile Wolfe on 5Jul1941 in Kahoka, MO; fa: Joseph Altiser; mo: Olive Hill. Resident of Roodhouse, IL Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Vicki Gilmore of White Hall and Mrs. Wanda Lee Meridith of Dixon; five grand and six great-grandchildren; and one sister: Mrs. Ethel Morland of Pollock, MO Preceded by five brothers and five sisters.

ALTIZER, Austin; b: 6Feb1915, Bellview, IL; d: 2Oct1984, Pittsfield, IL; bu.: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: Wilma (surname not stated); fa and mo: (not stated). Former Circuit Clerk of Pike Co., IL Survived by his wife of Pittsfield; two daughters: Janet Greenwood of Chatham and Karen Lumley of Oklahoma City, OK; two brothers: Verdie Altizer of Springfield and Guy Altizer of Jacksonville; four sisters: Opel Bartlett of Hawkensville, GA and Veda Gerard, Naomi Gerard and Roxanna Smith, all of Pittsfield; eight grand and three great-grandchildren.

ALTMILLER, Kenneth; b: 31Jul1912, near Pittsfield, IL; d: 3Jul1991, Pittsfield, IL; bu.: Swiggit Cemetery, New Salem, IL; fa: John Altmiller; mo: Pearl Charles. Resident of Pittsfield; formerly of Baylis. Preceded by his parents and one infant brother: Claude.

ALVAREZ, Marcela "Tony"; b: 16Dec1895, Duraco, Mexico; d: 5Jul1981, Rushville IL; bu.: Catholic section, city cemetery, Beardstown, IL; m: Maxine Eckroy in 1965 in Beardstown, IL; fa: Louis Alvarez; mo: Natividada Tonche. Resident of 808 East 15th St., Beardstown, IL Survived by his wife; a son: Louis of Mesquite, Tex.; three step-daughters: Mrs. Rita Downs, Mrs. Luan Horsch and Mrs. Sherry Leverton, all of Rushville; a step-son: Bill Eckroy of Rushville; a sister: Natillia Orozco of Mexico; and eight grandchildren.

ALVAREZ, Maxine Lavina Eckroy (Ambrosius); b: 18Sep1914, Bainbridge, IL; d: 3Sep1996, Beardstown, IL; bu. Pesinger Cemetery, south of Rushville, IL; m: Clinton Eckroy on 1Jun1932 in Rushville, Ill. and 2) Tony Alvarez on 6Feb1968 (place not stated); fa: William Henry Ambrosius; mo: Grace W. Rittenhouse. 2nd husband preceded in death 5Jul1981. Resident of Beardstown; formerly of Rushville. Survived by one son: Bill Eckroy of Rushville; three daughters: Mrs. Dwayne (Rita) Downs, Sherry Leverton and Mrs. Les (Luan) Bryant, all of Rushville; nine grand and nine great-grandchildren; three brothers: Marvin of TX, Don of California and Harold Ambrosius of Rushville; and two sisters: Mrs. Eugene (Virgie) "Wilson of Rushville and Mrs. Merlin (Imogene) Daniels of Industry. Preceded by four children: Jean, Grace, James and Don; and two brothers: Carl Ambrosius and Bill Lawler.

ALVAREZ, Russel J.; b: 9Aug1898, Chicago, IL; d: 19Dec1981, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Rose Hill Cemetery, Chicago, IL; m: Julie Sorenson on 30Nov1926 (place not stated); fa: Dr. Manuel Alvarez; mo: (not stated). Wife preceded in death 24Dec1970. WWI Navy vet. Survived by a cousin: Bernard Oswald of Chicago.

ALWALT, Mary Louise (Stout); b: 29Jun1901, Menard Co., IL; d: 1Apr1987, Springfield, IL; bu.: Pleasant Plains, IL; m: Henry William Alwalt in Sep 1920 (place not stated); fa: Isaac P. Stout; mo: Margaret Ellen Arnold. Husband preceded in death in May, 1962. Resident of Ashland, IL Survived by two sons: W. H. Alwalt of Sycamore and Fred Alwalt of Effingham; four grand and four great-grandchildren; a brother: Robert Stout of Tallula; and a sister: Mrs. Helen Scott of Petersburg. Preceded by a grandchild; a brother, a sister, a half-brother and a half-sister.

AMANT, Helen L. (Lambert); b: 11Jun1895, Merrill, Wis.; d: 4Jul1991, Havana, IL; bu.: Chandlerville, IL; m: Charles Amant on 1Jul1922 in Merrill, WI; fa: Byron J. Lambert; mo: Emma Strickland. Husband preceded in death in 1942. Resident of the Mason City Area Nursing Home, Mason City, IL; formerly of Chandlerville, IL Survived by two sons: Charles L. Amant of Vermillion, S.D. and Richard Amant of Havana; four grand and two great-grandchildren. Preceded by one daughter: Mary Helen Coyle; and one son: Jack Amant.

AMBEAU, Adalord H.; b: 28Jul1890, Canada; d: 5Oct1976, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: (not stated); m: (not stated); fa: Clement Ambeau; mo: Georgiana Cyr. A resident of rural Murrayville. WWI vet. Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Jack (Claire) Meyer, Murrayville, with whom he made his home; a son: Edward of St. Petersburg, FL; ten grand and 12 great-grandchildren. Preceded by a daughter, a son, four brothers and a sister.

AMBLER, Elgie Milton; b: 18Mar1903, WI; d: 24Feb1978, Manchester, N.H.; bu.: Manchester, N.H. area; m: Lelia L. Killebrew (date and place not state); fa: Charles F. Ambler; mo: Cassie Jacobs. A resident of Manchester, N.H.; formerly of Winchester, IL and Conroe, Tex. Survived by his wife; these children: Sp5 David Ambler with the Army in Germany, Mrs. Glenda Stephens of Houston, Tex. and Mrs. Joyce Murray of Auburn, N.H.; seven grandchildren; a brother: Earl of WI; and two sisters: Mrs. Opal Arnold of OK and Mrs. Gertrude Albeck of Detroit, MI; along with nieces and nephews.

AMBROS, Lillie Mae (Harbaugh); b: 1Mar1905, Barr, IL; d: 5Aug1978, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Oak Hill Cemetery, Palmyra, IL; m: Luther Ambros in 1925 (place not stated); fa: George Harbaugh; mo: Edna Sweet. Husband preceded in death in 1965. Resident of Palmyra, IL Survived by two sons: James of Scottville and Harold of Tempe, AZ; three daughters: Mrs. Helen Street of Belleville, Mrs. Pauline King of Jacksonville and Mrs. Jean Moore of Virden; nine grand and two great-grandchildren; a sister and four brothers: Mrs. Cecile Pitman of Waverly, Verner Harbaugh of Palmyra, Dale Harbaugh of Greenfield, Lester Harbaugh of Hettick and Harry Harbaugh of Jacksonville.

AMBROSE, Elwyn S.; b: 25Jul1893, Reeder, IL; d: 9Feb1977, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Green Pond Cemetery, Pearl, IL; m: Lillie Ellen Waggner on 27Mar1936 (place not stated); fa: Charles Ambrose; mo: Dora Stotler. Wife preceded in death 15May1973. Resident of White Hall, IL WWI vet. Survived by a step-son: Lloyd Waggner of Kankakee; a step-granddaughter: Lesa Waggner; five sisters: Mrs. Odessa Joiner and Mrs. Geraldine Meredith of Carlinville, Mrs. Isola Wade and Mrs. Imogene Bloomfield of Pueblo, CO and Mrs. Temple Rainey of White Hall. Preceded by a brother.

AMBROSE, Hazel (Dugger); b: 18Apr1900, Scottville, IL; d: 19Mar1995, Palmyra, IL; bu.: Panther Creek Cemetery, Scottville, IL; m: Curtis Harold Ambrose on 20Dec1918 (place not stated); fa: Charles Atterberry Dugger; mo: Sarah Mansfield. Husband preceded in death 30Sep1980. Resident of Palmyra, IL Survived by two sons: Coy of Franklin and Dale of Modesto; five grand and eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; and one sister: Winifred Patterson of East Alton.

AMBROSE, James; b: 5Dec1912, Memphis, TN; d: 13Jan1991, Tucson, AZ; bu.: East Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Doc Ambrose; mo: Johnnie Stubblefield. Resident of Tucson, AZ; formerly of Jacksonville, IL Survived by a son: Hugh Eugene Ambrose of Tucson, AZ; a daughter: Betty McLugin of Indiana; and a sister: Esther Rendle of Tucson, AZ Preceded by a sister, Mildred Fotheringham.

AMBROSIUS, Alma (Hamilton); b: 16Jul1905, Frederick, IL; d: 13Oct1993, Beardstown, IL; bu.: Beardstown, IL; m: Carl Ambrosius (date and place not stated); fa: Grover Gale Hamilton; mo: Dora June Briggs. Husband preceded in death. Resident of Beardstown, IL Survived by a daughter: Norma J. Ambrosius of Beardstown.

AMBROSIUS, Carl C.; b: 26Mar1906, Schuyler Co. IL; d: 3Oct1982, Beardstown, IL; bu.: Beardstown, IL; m: Alma Gail Hamilton on 28Jun1932 in Springfield, IL; fa: William Henry Ambrosius; mo: Cora Ward. A resident of 207 Sangamon St., Beardstown, IL Survived by his wife; a daughter: Norma Jean Ambrosius of Beardstown; two sisters: Maxine Alvarez of Rushville and Imogene Daniels of Industry; three brothers: Harold of Rushville, Don of Gardenia, CA and Marvin of Ft. Worth, Tex. Preceded by stepson: Richard Schrodt.

AMEN, Edith Marie (Syrcle); b: 6May1900, Brown Co., IL; d: 4Mar1976, Clayton, IL; bu.: South Side Cemetery, Clayton, IL; m: Ernest O. Amen on 30Aug1922 in Camp Point, IL; fa: Frank Syrcle; mo: Cora Bowman. Husband preceded in death 25Apr1955. A former resident of Jacksonville, IL Survived by three sisters: Mrs. Letha Marshall of Galesburg and Mrs. Henry (Gertrude) Shepherd and Mrs. Stanford (Lucille) Hickman, both of Clayton. Preceded by one brother and one sister.

AMEN, Evelyn A. (Vaul); b: 25Jan1924, Kirksville, MO; d: 18Aug1993, Quincy, IL; bu.: South Side Cemetery, Clayton, IL; m: Harold Amen on 15Jul1942 in Palmyra, IL; fa: Robert Vaul; mo: Mildred Shoop. Husband preceded in death. Resident of Mt. Sterling. Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Kay Tournear of Clayton and Mrs. Robert (Emma) Blair of Versailles; seven grand and 11 great-grandchildren; two step-sisters: Mrs. John (Lois) Harberts and Mrs. Tom (Irene) Vance, both of Quincy; one half-brother and two half-sisters. Preceded by three daughters, one son, three grandchildren and one stepsister.

AMES, Bonita (Jolly); b: 7Jul1912, Franklin, IL; d: 5Mar1996, Jacksonville IL; bu.: Franklin, IL; m: Paul Franklin Ames on 13Nov1936 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: George H. Jolly; mo: Mina McDougall. Resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Franklin. Survived by her husband; Paula Showmaker of Peoria; a grandson: Leonard E. Shoemaker; two great-granddaughters; and a cousin: Betty Neece of Springfield. Preceded by a foster brother: Leonard M. Smith.

AMES, Francis W.; b: 24Sep1935, Coles Station, IL; d: 16Oct1992, Alton, IL; bu.: Dodge Grove Cemetery, Mattoon, IL; fa: Whitney D. Ames; mo: Thelma Curry. Resident of Jacksonville. Air Force vet. Survived by his fiancee: Patty Snyder of Jacksonville; his father of Mattoon; two sons: Todd Whitney Ames of Springfield and Kevin Robert Ames of Columbia, Ohio; one daughter: Julie Joy Ames of Columbus, Ohio; one brother: Stephen Mark Ames of Decatur; one sister: Mrs. James (Madonna Joy) Crowe of Jacksonville; and one grandchild. Preceded by his mother.

AMES, Margaret (Hanks); b: 9Oct1898, Brown Co., IL; d: 6Dec1979, Quincy, IL; bu.: Hersman Cemetery, Mt. Sterling IL; m: Robert L. Ames on 18Apr1942 (place not stated); fa: Jacob M. Hanks; mo: Martha Ellen Behmyer. Husband preceded in death 8Feb1975. Resident of the Park Hotel, Quincy; formerly of Brown Co. Survived by a sister: Mrs. Lena Secrest of Chambersburg. Preceded by four brothers and two sisters.

AMES, Maude G. (Hall); b: 4Nov1901, near Versailles, IL; d: 30May1992, Quincy, IL; bu.: The Jim Aller Farm, 3 miles south of Hershman, IL; m: Robert Guy Ames on 19Mar1945 in Danville, IL; fa: Charles Hall; mo: Nellie Ann Hidden. Husband preceded in death 28Apr1969. Resident of the Heritage Manor Nursing home, Mt. Sterling, IL; formerly of Quincy, IL Survived by a niece and five nephews whom she thought of as her children: Evda Hall of Mt. Sterling, Cecil and Clarence Bowen of Quincy, Donald Bowen of Old Mexico and James and Lyle Bowen of Liberty; and several great-nieces and great-nephews. Preceded by one brother: Fred E. Hall; and one sister: louis Ruth Bowen.

AMES, Thelma M. (Curry); b: 10Jul1915, Moultrie Co., IL; d: 21Apr1983, Champaign, IL; bu.: Dodge Grove Cemetery, near Mattoon, IL; m: Whitney Ames on 26Apr1933 in Terre Haute, IN; fa: Frank Curry; mo: Coralee Waggoner. Resident of Mattoon, IL Survived by her husband; two sons: Dr. Frank Whitney Ames of Sandusky, Ohio an Stephen Mark Ames of Decatur; one daughter: Mrs. James R. (Joy) Crowe of Jacksonville; seven grandchildren; one brother: Dr. David G. Wilbur of Mattoon; and one sister: Dora Diana Jacobs of Largo, FL Preceded by one brother.

AMES, Whitney D.; b: 23May1913, Mattoon, IL; d: 19Jan1993, Leesburg, FL; bu.: Dodge Grove Cemetery, Mattoon, IL; m: Thelma M. Curry on 26Apr1933 (place not stated); fa: Harry Decker Ames; mo: Pearl Krapf. Wife preceded in death 22Apr1983. Resident of Mattoon, IL Survived by one daughter: Mrs. James (Madonna Joy) Crowe of Jacksonville; one son: Stephen Mark Ames of Decatur; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one special friend: Imogene Martin of Mattoon; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by two sons, two brothers and one sister.

AMIDEI, Clifford; b: (not stated); d: 23Oct1983, Memphis, TN; bu.: (not stated); m: Loretta DeFrates (date and place not stated); fa and mo: (not stated). A former resident of Jacksonville; was 71 years of age at death. Survived by his wife and their children: Sharlyn, Connie, Mike, John and Terry; and one sister: Della. Preceded by his parents and one son.

AMIDEI, Terry L.; b: (not stated); d: 22Sep1996, Seattle, WA; bu.: Seattle, Washington; m: (not stated); fa: (not stated); mo: Loretta (surname not stated). Resident of Seattle; formerly of Memphis, TN Was 44 years of age at death. Survived by his mother: Loretta Amidei Choate of Memphis, Tenn; two sisters: Sharlyn Phillips Stafford of Memphis and Connie Amidei Tuchmann of Springfield; two brothers: Michael of Belair, FL and John of Memphis. Preceded by his grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. Ernest DeFrates of Jacksonville.

AMMERMAN, David J.; b: 28Nov1898, Pike Co., IL; d: 17May1977, Springfield, IL; bu.: French Cemetery; m: Velma Dillon (date and place not stated); fa: Frantz Ammerman; mo: Cordia Hoover. Resident of Milton, IL Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mrs. Arnie (Gwenda) Scott of Glasford; five grand and one great-grandchild. Preceded by one daughter and one sister.

AMMERMAN, Velma (Dillon); b: 9Oct1903, Montezuma, IL; d: 20Jan1992, Pittsfield, IL; bu.: French Cemetery, Milton, IL; m: David J. Ammerman on 19Sep1923, Pike Co., IL; fa: James Dillon; mo: Pearl French. Husband preceded in death in 1977. Resident of Pittsfield, IL Survived by four grandsons; one granddaughter and five great-grandchildren

AMON, Rex; b: 4Jan1912, Franklin, IL; d: 18Mar1983, McAllen, Tex.; bu.: Decatur City Cemetery; m: May Loftist (date and place not stated); fa: George Amon; mo: Viola Shirley. A former resident of Franklin, IL Survived by his wife; one brother: George Amon of Medora; and two sisters: Elvina Boyd of Decatur and Bernice Moore of Jacksonville; and four grandchildren. Preceded by one daughter.

AMOS, Robert James; b: 25Apr1922, State Line, IN; d: 19Jul1996, Danville, IL (USMC-Logan Camput); bu.: Walnut Corner Cemetery, Bismark, IN; m: Doris M. Bell on 4Feb1946 (place not stated); fa: Ernest David Amos; mo: Etta Marie Worden. Resident of State Line, IN WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Kenneth (Sharon) Hickman of Jacksonville; two grandsons; two brothers: Ernet W. (wife, Betty) Amos of State Line, IN and Vernon Amos of Rockford; and three sisters: Helen Hills of State Line, Ind, Mrs. Bob (Esther) Bostwick of Lebanon, IN and Joan Murray of Williamsport, IN Preceded by one brother and two sisters.

AMOS, Stella Faye (Mooney); b: 19Apr1917, Walnut Ridge, Ark.; d: 20Feb1996, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Franklin, IL; m: Arthur Wesley Amos on 12Feb1938 in Walnut Ridge, Ark; fa: Jimmy Lee Mooney; mo: Sarah Harmon. Husband preceded in death 11Nov1969. Resident of 1335 S. Diamond, Jacksonville; formerly of Franklin, IL Survived by one son: James (wife, Nancy) Amos of Tucson, AZ; one daughter: Mrs. James (Brenda) Shearl of Melvin; four grand and five great-grandchildren. Preceded by nine brothers and sisters.

AMRHEIN, Jessie Mae (Davenport); b: 7Jun1915, Island Grove, IL; d: 13Oct1991, New Berlin, IL; bu: St. Mary's Cemetery, New Berlin, IL; m: Roland J. Amrhein on 8Jul1934 (place not stated); fa: Jesse Davenport; ;mo: Minnie Mae Douglas. Husband preceded in death 6Feb1986. Resident of New Berlin, IL Survived by one son: Roland A. Amrhein of OK City, OK; two grandsons; one granddaughter; two great-grandson; and one brother: Earl Davenport of Chicago.

AMRHEIN, Roland J.; b: 19Jul1912, Berlin, IL; d: 6Feb1986, Springfield, IL; bu: St. Mary's Cemetery, northwest of New Berlin, IL; m: Jessie Mae Davenport on 8Jul1934 (place not stated); fa: Andrew J. Amrhein; mo: Agnes Louise Bachman. Resident of New Berlin, IL Survived by his wife; a son: Roland A. Amrhein of OK City, OK; two grandsons: Roland Andrew Jr. and Timothy Jacob; and a granddaughter: Leilani Mae.


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