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.

BIBE, Ellis E.; b: 16Jul1911, Paynesville, MO; d: 9Nov1988, Bowling Green,, MO; bu: East Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; fa (not stated); mo: Maude Bibe. Survived by two brothers: Arnett of Indianapolis, Ind., and Paul of Jacksonville; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by two brothers and one sister.

BIBE, Paul L.; b: 3Feb1913, Jacksonville, IL; d: 4Dec1994, Springfield, IL; bu: East Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; fa: (not stated); mo: Maude Bibe. WWII Army vet. Survived by nieces, nephews, cousins, step-children, grand-nieces, grand-nephews, and other family members. Preceded by his mother; one sister; and four brothers.

BICKEL, Arthur P.; b: 29Nov1896, Loami, IL; d: 17Dec1985, Springfield, IL; bu: West Cemetery, near Virden, IL; m: Esther Gass on 30Dec1919 near Lowder, IL; fa: Joshua Bickel; mo: Hattie E. Baker. Resident of Virden, IL Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Paul (June) Hall of Chatham; four grand and seven g-grandchildren; and two brothers: Glenn Bickel of Casa Grande, AZ, and Clarence Bickel of Auburn.

BICKEL, Glenn A., Sr.; b: 24Apr1904, Sangamon Co., IL; d: 6Mar1996, Girard, IL; bu: Auburn, IL; m: Lottie I. Cary on 11Jan1924 in Springfield, IL; fa: Joshua Bickel; mo: Hattie Baker. Wife preceded in death 20Aug1982. Resident of Girard; formerly of Virden. Survived by one son: Glenn A. Bickel of Jacksonville; a daughter: Mrs. Allen (Wanda) Mortimer of Farmersville; seven grand and 20 g-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by three brothers: Arthur, Clarence and Allen Bickel.

BICKEL, Norma J. (Dawson); b: 23Oct1921, near Petersburg, IL; d: 12Jan1994, Springfield, IL; bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Glenn A. Bickel on 17Dec1944 in Athens, IL; fa: Thomas J. Dawson; mo: Ethel D. Elmore. Resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Virden and Hillsboro. Survived by her husband; her mother of Jacksonville; one son: Dennis J. (wife, Rosemary) Bickel of St. Peters, MO; three daughters: Mrs. Greg (Nona) Neff of Jacksonville, Mrs. Mike (Glenda) Long of Rochester, and Mrs. Roger (Annette) Willis of Fairfield; and 13 grandchildren.

BICKEL, Ronda C. (McDevitt); b: 20Apr1917, Springfield, IL; d: 19Apr1990, Auburn, IL; bu: Auburn, IL; m: Allen Bickel on 15Dec1938 (place not stated); fa: George McDevitt; mo: Mary Jane Boyd. Husband preceded in death 13Oct1953. Resident of rural Auburn, IL Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Grover (Janet) Rakes of Modesto and Sandy Neumann of Springfield; three grand and two g-grandchildren. Preceded by a brother: Boyd; and two sisters: Mary Withrow and Joan Burbank.

BIDDLE, Alice M. (Chapman) Bartholomew; b: 25Oct1896, Clayton, IL; d: 8Jan1987, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Green Cemetery, Bluffs, IL; m: 1) Harvey Bartholomew; and 2) Emmett Biddle (dates and place of marriages not stated); fa: Mahlon Chapman; mo: Jennie Oliphant. 1st husband preceded in death on 4Jul1963; 2nd on 29Apr1972. Resident of Bluffs, IL Survived by one son: Richard Bartholomew of Arenzville; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one sister: Mrs. Mabel Harris of Decatur; one brother: Burson Chapman of Decatur; one step-son: Milburn Biddle of Lake Havasu City, AZ; and other relatives. Preceded by one sister: Minnie Goebel; and two brothers: John and Clyde Chapman.

BIDDLE, Donald R.; b: 7Feb1910, Detroit, IL; d: 15Jan1985, Beardstown, IL; bu: Griggsville, IL; m: Florine Cory on 12Feb1933 in Perry, IL; fa: Roy I. Biddle; mo: Edna A. Rhodes. Resident of Griggsville, IL Survived by his wife; two sons: Corwin of Centerville, OH, and Max of St. Charles, IL; one daughter: Kay Biddle, at home; five grand and two g-grandchildren; and one brother: Eldred Biddle of Pittsfield.

BIDDLE, Eldred R.; b: 7Sep1912, Griggsville, IL; d: 8Jun1992, Pittsfield, IL; bu: Griggsville, IL; m: Grace Johnson on 22Dec1940 in Palmyra, IL; fa: Roy I. Biddle; mo: Edna Rhodes. Resident of Pittsfield. Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mrs. John (Sharon) Gleckler of New Salem; four sons: Richard Biddle of Quincy, Jerry Biddle of Pittsfield, Larry and Terry Lee of Kokomo, Ind.; and 11 grandchildren. Preceded by one brother: Donald Biddle; and one grandson: Justin.

BIDDLE, Justin Laverne; b: 23May1983, Pittsfield, IL; d: 28May1983, Springfield, IL; bu: Griggsville, IL; fa: Jerry Wayne Biddle; mo: Carla Johnson. Survived by his parents; and a brother: Joseph Wayne; grandparents: Eldred and Grace Biddle of Pittsfield, Mr. and Mrs. Laverne Allen of rural Pearl and Mrs. Shirley Carnes of Griggsville; great-grandparents: Mr. and Mrs. Chester Terry of Louisville, KY And Mrs. Grace Johnson of Rushville; and several aunts and uncles.

BIEBER, Elsie Mae (Smith); b: 19Aug1885, Jacksonville, IL; d: Jan1978, Jacksonville, IL; bu: East Cemetery, Jacksonville; m: William Bieber on 11Oct1906 in Jacksonville; fa: Ed V. Smith; mo: Mary Fernandes. Husband preceded in death in 1946. Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Henry (Frances) Bodensiek of Jacksonville; a brother: Russell H. Smith of Jacksonville; three grand and six g-grandchildren; and a g-g-grandchild. Preceded by a son: Lloyd in 1975; an infant son; two sisters; and four brothers.

BIEBER, Marie (Zeller); b: 12Feb1910, Chandlerville, IL; d: 3Nov1992, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville; m: Lloyd Bieber (date and place not stated); fa: Charles W. Zeller; mo: Matilda Woods. Husband preceded in death in 1975. Survived by two step-children: Mrs. William (Barbara) A. Zellman of Jacksonville, and William Bieber of Bloomington; six grand and four g-grandchildren; and two sisters: Gertrude Lane of Mason City and Mrs. George (Margaret) McDonald of Virginia. Preceded by one sister: Velma Murphy.

BIEHL, Mary Helen (Winsor); b: 1Sep1918, Winchester, IL; d: 17Apr1996, Pontiac, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville; m: Rev. T. Wayne Biehl on 12Jan1938 in Cahokia, MO; fa: Thomas A. Winsor; Mo; Cornelia Hiegel. Husband preceded in death 6Apr1995. Resident of Pontiac; formerly of Tonica. Survived by two daughters: Mrs. James (Gale Helen) Donze of rural Cornell and Mrs. Lawrence (Connie) Schein of San Jose, Calif; one son: Wayne Edward Biehl of Keokuk, IA; seven grand and seven great-grandchildren. Preceded by two brothers: Glenn and David Winsor.

BIEHL, Rev. T. Wayne; b: 11Dec1918, St. Louis, MO; d: 6Apr1995, Pontiac, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Mary Helen Winsor on 12Jaun1938 in Cahokia, MO; fa: Edward Biehl; mo: Edna Taylor. Resident of Oglesby, IL WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. James (Gale Helen) Donge of rural Pontiac and Mrs. Lawrence (Connie) Schein of San Jose, CA; one son: Wayne Edward Beihl of Keokuk, IA; seven grand and seven g-grandchildren.

BIELLER, Scott A.; b: (not stated); d: 14May1983, Springfield, IL; bu: Sacred Heart Cemetery, Franklin, IL; fa: Jerry Bieller; Mo Helen Whalen. A resident of Waverly; was 12 years of age at death. Survived by two brothers: Greg and Richard, both at home; two grandmothers: Mrs. Frances Whalen of Waverly, and Mrs. Violet Bieller of Dupo; an aunt; four uncles; and several cousins.

BIENEMANN, Blanche (Forbes); b: 5Aug1892, Armington, IL; d: 10Oct1981, Jacksonville, IL; bu: (body donated to medical science); m: Arthur E. Bienemann on 14Aug1924 (place not stated); fa: Henry Forbes; mo: Emma Bryson. Survived by a daughter: Barbara B. Sullivan of Jacksonville; and five grandchildren.

BIERHAUS, Donald J.; b: 2Jul1901, Cass Co., IL; d: 24Nov1995, Virginia, IL; bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, IL; m: Nita Pearl Schall on 20Mar1929 in Cass Co., IL; fa: John Bierhaus; mo: Louise Walker. Wife preceded in death 16Aug1988. Survived by several cousins. Preceded by one sister: Lisetta Dour.

BIERHAUS, Earl Edward; b: 28Apr1903, Cass Co., IL; d: 20Mar1978, rural Virginia, IL; bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, IL; m: Lucille Cox (date and place not stated); fa: Edward Bierhaus; mo: Caroline Schall. Survived by his wife; two sons: Thomas Edward and M. Richard Bierhaus, both of Virginia; a granddaughter: Theresa Ann Bierhaus of Virginia.

BIERHAUS, M. Lucille (Cox); b: 16Nov1916, Cass Co., IL; d: 25Jun1985, Springfield, IL; bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, IL; m: Earl Bierhaus (date and place not stated); fa: Thomas Cox; mo: Esther Williams. Husband preceded in death in 1978. Survived by her mother of Virginia; two sons: Ed Bierhaus of Virginia and Richard Bierhaus of Versailles; one grandchild; five brothers: Kenneth Cox and Ralph Cox, both of Virginia, Russell Cox of Beardstown, Charles Cox of Eugene, Ore., and Dean Cox of Jacksonville; three sisters: Bernice Purkey of Danville, Ark., Margaret Chilton of Virginia, and Hazel Hish of Chandlerville; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by a sister.

BIERHAUS, Nita Pearl (Schall); b: 3May1902, Cass Co., IL; d: 16Aug1988, Virginia, IL; bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, IL; m: Donald J. Bierhaus on 20Mar1929 in Cass Co., IL; fa: Edward Schall; mo: Anneta Kruse. Survived by her husband; a sister: Lee Eda Schall of Virginia. Preceded by two brothers: Elmer and Clifford; and a sister: Nadine Schall.

BIERHAUS, Thomas Edward; b: 12Sep1938, Beardstown, IL; d: 22Jan1992, Springfield, IL; bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, IL; m: Juanita Butler on 31Dec1985 in rural Virginia, IL; fa: Earl Edward Beirhaus; mo: Mildred Lucille Cox. Resident of rural Virginia, IL Survived by his wife; two step-sons: Dale Smith of Menard and Darrell Smith of Virginia; two step-daughters: Mrs. Dale (Paula) Kotalik of Tabor, S. D., and Beatrice Holland of Virginia; four step-grandchildren; one brother: Milton Richard Bierhaus of Virginia; one niece; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Preceded by his parents; one aunt; and one uncle.

BIGGER, Helen I. (Shreve); b: 15Aug1893, Jacksonville, IL; d: 26Mar1978, Champaign, IL; bu: Mt. Hope Mausoleum, Champaign, IL; m: John H. Bigger in 1926 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Joseph F. Shreve; mo: Emma (surname not stated). Husband preceded in death in 1977. Resident of Champaign; formerly of Jacksonville. There are no survivors. She was preceded by a son: Jack in 1976; and a brother.

BIGGER, John H.; b: 31Oct1898, New York City, N.Y.; d: 30Apr1977, Urbana, IL; bu: Mt. Hope Mausoleum, Champaign, IL; m: Helen Screve on 17Aug1926 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: John H. Bigger; mo: Phoebe Field. Resident of Champaign. Survived by his wife; nieces and nephews, living out of state.

BIGGER, John R. "Jack"; b: 15Feb1930, Jacksonville, IL; d: 17Oct1976, Champaign, IL; bu: Mt. Hope Mausoleum Chapel, Champaign, IL; fa: J. H. Bigger; mo: Helen Screve. Survived by his parents.

BIGGS, Doris D. (Michael); b: 16Oct1916, Geneseo, IL; d: 30Mar1977, Springfield, IL; bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Earl D. Biggs on 9Jun1941 in Columbia, MO; fa: Roy Michael; mo: (not stated). Resident of Jacksonville. (4th generation member of a pioneer Jacksonville family; great-granddaughter of Robert James) Survived by her husband; a son: David Michael of Cleveland, Miss.; a daughter: Mrs. Donald (Mary Elizabeth) Naugle of Bloomington; and two grandsons: Justin and Christopher Biggs, both of Cleveland, Miss. Preceded by a son and a brother.

BIGGS, Fannie Allison (Edmonds) Venable; b: 7Dec1894, rural Louisiana, Mom; d: 30May1992, Barry, IL; bu: Riverside Cemetery, Louisiana, MO; m: 1) Jessie C Venable in 1911; and 2) J. Guy Biggs in 1948 (places not stated); fa: Guy Edmonds; mo: Fannie Allison. 1st husband preceded in death 13Jun1939. Resident of Pittsfield, IL (Member: D.A.R.) Survived by one son: John E. Venable of Pittsfield; two grand, six g-grand and five g-g-grandchildren; and one sister: Naomi Sherwood of Colorado Springs, Colo. Preceded by two sisters and one granddaughter. (Fannie was raised by her grandparents: Captain W. C. and Martha Allison of Buffalo, MO)

BIGGS, Frances M. (Wasilewski); b: 25Sep1923, Cantrall, IL; d: 15Oct1992, Springfield, IL; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: David Briggs, Jr. on 20Apr1946 in Athens, IL; fa: Bennie Wasilewski; mo: Nina Pierceall. Resident of Beardstown. Survived by her husband; two daughters: Mrs. David (Vicki) Sower of Beardstown and Mrs. George (Sheila) Pullos of Naperville; four grandchildren; one sister: Dorothy Dean of Salt Lake City, Utah; and one brother: Richard Wasilewski of Clinton. Preceded by her parents and two brothers: Charles and Bennie, Jr.

BIGGS, Lulu; b: 2Mar1884, Jacksonville, IL; d: 27Dec1976, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville; fa: Seaton Biggs; mo: Georgia Field. Survived by three sisters: Mrs. F. E. (Gladys) Wanamaker, with whom Miss Biggs made her home; Mrs. A. J. (Loralee) Huber of Jacksonville, and Mrs. Paul (Florence) Pratt of White Hall; and a number of nieces and nephews.

BIGGS, Ruby Jane (Witwer); b: 2Feb1923, Morgan Co., IL; d: 20Mar1988, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville; m: Donald Biggs on 14Feb1942 (place not stated); fa: James W. Witwer; mo: Addie Stice. Resident of Meredosia; formerly of Jacksonville. Survived by her husband; two sons: James Albert of Missoula, Mont., and Donald Jr. of Jacksonville; a daughter: Mrs. Tom (Gloria) Six of Meredosia; five grandchildren; two brothers: Joy Witwer of Lancaster, CA, and Harley Witwer of Longwood, FL; and a sister: Mrs. David (June) Spurling of Nortonville. Preceded by a brother, Jack.

BIGHAM, Ethel Violet (Axley); b: 10Jun1900, White Hall, IL; d: 5Aug1976, White Hall, IL; bu: White Hall.; m: John Bigham in 1919 (place not stated); fa: Isaac Axley; mo: Nora Ellen Reynolds. Husband preceded in death in 1969. Survived by these children: Mrs. Donald (Helen) Soonsler of Edwardsville, Mrs. Harold (Marjorie) Shipley and Mrs. Clarence (Ruth) Knoth, both of Roodhouse; ten grand and ten g-grandchildren; these brothers and sisters: Russell Axley of White Hall, Raymond Axley of Jerseyville, Bertha Welch of Roodhouse, Minnie Hall of White Hall, Irene Davis of Jacksonville, Ann Filiponi of Carlinville, Esther Nolan of Greenfield, and Lucille Garrison of Ashley, IL

BIGHAM, Gerald Wayne; b: 30Mar1963, Jacksonville, IL; d: 31Oct1987, Jacksonville, FL; bu: Pine Tree Cemetery, Patterson, IL; m: Debra Kay Brogdon on 29Aug1980 in Hillview, IL; fa: Gary Bigham; mo: Janice Summers. Resident of Jacksonville, FL; formerly of Hillview, IL Survived by his parents; his wife; a son: Jerry Farrell; and a daughter: Casey Jean, both at home; paternal grandparents: Farrell and Rose of Hillview; maternal grandparents: Stanley and Emma Summers of Jacksonville, IL; great-grandfather: Harold Henry of Jacksonville, IL; one sister: Debra Sue Lawson of Jacksonville, FL; and two brothers: Larry Joe and Arthur Rebman, both of White Hall.

BIGHAM, James Allen Campbell; b: 15Apr1966, Rushville, IL; d: 8Mar1992, Springfield, IL; bu: Rushville, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Robert Campbell; mo: Gearline Lenover. Survived by two sons: Bryan Paul Bigham and Willis Michael Bigham, both of Beardstown; fiancÚ: Stephanie Hamm of Springfield; his mother: Gearline Bigham of Harrisburg, Va.; father: Robert Campbell of Springfield; adoptive father: Terry Bigham of Macomb; grandparents: Gerald and Doris Lenover of Rushville, Margaret Campbell of Macomb, and Marian Bigham of Rushville; two brothers: Robert Campbell of Grottoes, Va., and Steve Bigham of Rushville; one sister: Cindy Bigham of Rushville; two half-sisters: Lori Jernigan of Horn Lake, Miss., and Sheryl Banks of Springfield, MO; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

BIGHAM, Lloyd Henry "Tom" b: 30Apr1908, Hillview, IL; d: 11Jan1988, Peoria, IL; bu: Pine Tree Cemetery, Patterson, IL; m: Grace Pence on 17Nov1931 in Carrollton, IL; fa: George Bigham; mo: Bertha McClenning. Resident of Neponset, IL Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Marvin (Janis) Wood of Pekin and Mrs. Jerry (Jeanette) Miller of Galesburg; five grand and five g-grandchildren; and a brother: Farrell Bigham of Hillview. Preceded by a sister.

BIGHAM, Robert William; b: 15Apr1918, Chicago, IL; d: 1May1978, Rushville, IL; bu: Rushville, IL; m: Marian French on 25Jan1941 in Hawk Point, MO; fa: Ira J. Bigham; mo: Mabel DeVinney. WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife of Rushville; two daughters: Mrs. Betty Jane Workman of Gainesville, FL and Mrs. Barbara Ann Rittenhouse of Rushville; three sons: Terrance Lee and George Thomas Bigham, both of Rushville, and Robert William Bigham, Jr. of Lake City, FL; eight grandchildren; and a brother: Paul Bigham of Rushville. Preceded by his parents and a brother: Frederick.

BIGLEY, Buell H.; b: 19Jan1912, Roodhouse, IL; d: 16Feb1985, White Hall, IL; bu: Hickory Grove Cemetery, Wrights, IL; m: Shelta Guthrie (date and place not stated); fa: John Thomas Bigley; mo: Lydia Sara Taylor. A resident of Barrow, IL Survived by his wife; one son: James E. Bigley of White Hall; two daughters: Doris L. Andrews Loy of White Hall and Mrs. Cletus (Mary) Coats of Bluffs; 12 grand, six step-grand, and 24 g-grandchildren; two brothers: Thomas Earl and Merle Bigley, both of Mt. Vernon; and one sister: Pearl Gibbs of Alsey. Preceded by two children, one grandson, one brother, and two sisters.

BIGLEY, John Joseph: b: 16Jun1981, Springfield, IL; d: 21Jun1981, Springfield, IL; bu: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; fa: J. Joe Bigley; mo: Brenda Lee Tucker. Survived by his parents; grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. James Bigley of White Hall, and Mr. & Mrs. Lowell Tucker of Roodhouse; great-grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. Buell Bigley and Mrs. John Yarc, all of Roodhouse.

BIGLEY, Randy Daryl; b: 2Dec1962, Rushville, IL; d: 24Apr1988, Springfield, IL; bu: Family lot, Hersman Cemetery, near Mt. Sterling, IL; fa: Herbert Rozell Bigley; mo: Alberta Louise Roberts. Resident of Springfield; formerly of Versailles, IL Survived by his mother: Alberta Manar and step-father: W. O. Manar, Jr., both of rural Versailles, grandfather: Leonard Roberts of Versailles, four brothers: Charles of Versailles, Kent Sr. of Timewell, Danny of Mt. Sterling and Kevin with the Navy in Lemoore, CA; six sisters: Joan White of Pleasant Plains, Sharon Kissee of Quincy, Linda Hanks of Clayton, Helen Calaway of Quincy, Betty Smith of Mendon and Kimberlee Beigley of Versailles; and several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. Preceded by his father in 1966.

BIGLEY, Shelta E. (Guthrie); b: 31May1915, Wrights, IL; d: 17Nov1991, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Hickory Grove Cemetery, Wrights, IL; m: Buell Bigley on 23Jul1936 in Roodhouse, IL; fa: James P. Guthrie; mo: Amy Griffin. Husband preceded in death 16Feb1985. Resident of the North American Nursing Home, White Hall, IL Survived by one son: James Bigley of White Hall; two daughters: Mrs. Joe (Mary) Coats McElfresh of Pleasant Hill and Doris Andrews Ley of White Hall; 12 grand, six step-grand, 26 g-grandchildren; one g-g-grandchild; two brothers: Charles Guthrie of White Hall and Roy Guthrie of Greenfield; and two sisters: Amy Bowker of Carrollton and Mary Imel of Cambridge. Preceded by two children: Sally and Richard; two brothers: Gerald and Thomas; and one grandson.

BILBRUCK, Allen R.; b: 27Jul1916, near Hettick, IL; d: 30Jun1981, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital); bu: Gilead Baptist Cemetery, Hettick, IL; m: Dorothy Ribble on 18Jun1937 (place not stated); fa: Joseph Bilbruck; mo: Daisy Edwards. Resident of Hettick, IL WWII vet. Surviving are his wife; three daughters: Mrs. Yweth (Hilda) Catuska of Carlinville, Mrs. Roger (Norma) Willis of Winsboro, La., and Mrs. Phillip (LaVon) Gregory of Hettick; a brother: James Bilbruck of Wood River; three sisters: Emma McCarthy of Bethalto, Edith Young of South Standard City, Susie Dunn of Carlinville; 13 grand and three g-grandchildren.

BILBRUCK, Dorothy H. (Ribble); b: 14Mar1919, rural Hettick, IL; d: 25Oct1994, Hettick, IL; bu: Gilead Baptist Cemetery, Palmyra, IL; m: Allen Ray Bilbruck in Carlinville, IL (date not stated); fa: Oscar O. Ribble; mo: Mabel E. Steidley. Husband preceded in death. Resident of Hettick. Survived by three daughters: Hulda Catuska of Staunton, Norma Feimster of Winnsboro, La., and La Von Gregory of Hettick; 14 grand and 22 g-grandchildren; one brother: Charles Ribble of Carrollton. Preceded by her parents; and two brothers: Ivan and Ralph Ribble.

BILBRUCK, Fred; b: 15Nov1906, Hettick, IL; d: 3Nov1977, Carlinville, IL; bu: Baptist Cemetery, Hettick, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Joseph Bilbruck; mo: Daisy Edwards. Resident of South Standard, IL Survived by three daughters: Mrs. Paul (Phyllis) Bevers and Mrs. Robert (Barbara) Greades, both of Carlinville, and Mrs. Lynn (Alta) Himstedt of Tolono; two brothers: James Bilbruck of Wood River and Allen Bilbruck of Hettick; three sisters: Mrs. Susie Dunn of Carlinville, Mrs. Edith Young of South Standard and Mrs. Emma McCarty of Nortonville; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

BILBRUCK, Gary Lynn; b: 27Aug1952, Carlinville, IL; d: 20Dec1990, St. Louis, MO; bu: Pine Tree Cemetery, Patterson, IL; fa: Robert Bilbruck; mo: Ida Ambrose. Resident of rural Palmyra, IL Survived by his mother of rural Palmyra; one sister: Betty Ann Bill of St. Louis; one brother: Robert W. Bilbruck of Metarie, La.; two nieces: Deborah Zepernick of Atlanta, Ga., and Kathy Bill of St. Louis. Preceded by his father.

BILBRUCK, James M.; b: (date not stated), Hettick, IL; d: 24Mar1990, Edwardsville, IL (Care Center); bu: Valhalla Memorial Park, Godfrey, IL; m: Abbie Beckerdite on 5Aug1944 in East Alton, IL; fa: Joseph Bilbruck; mo: Daisy Edwards. Was 86 years of age at time of death. Survived by his wife; four daughters: Imogene Smay of Jerseyville, Frances Nelson of Wood River, Nilene Strader of Godfrey and Margaret French of Dow; two sons: Lloyd Bilbruck of Florida and Howard Bilbruck of Hettick; 31 grandchildren, including Clifford Bilbruck of Jacksonville; 62 g-grand and 20 g-g-grandchildren; two sisters: Susan Dunn of Carlinville and Emma McCarthy of Nortonville; and numerous nieces and nephews, including Thomas McCarthy of Jacksonville. Preceded by three sons: Leroy, Johnny and James W. Bilbruck; two daughters: Evelyn Bunker and Diana Bilbruck; and 19 brothers and sisters.

BILBRUCK, James W., Jr.; b: 22Oct1924, Hettick, IL; d: 18May1985, Carlinville, IL; bu: Gilead Baptist Cemetery, Hettick; m: Opal Hughes on 7Mar1946 in Carlinville; fa: James Bilbruck; mo: Bonnie Dunn. Resident of rural Carlinville. WWII & Korean War vet. Survived by his wife; his parents; one son: Richard Lynn Bilbruck of Kansas City, MO; three daughters: Glenda Marie Sutton of Girard, Gloria Jean Daniels of Carlinville and Rebecca Louise Chassey of Carlinville; 13 grandchildren; three brothers: Leroy of Sultan, WA, Lloyd of Brighton and Howard of Hettick; four sisters: Imogene Smay of Kane, Margaret French of Dow, Frances Nelson of Wood River and Nileen Strader of Godfrey.

BILGER, Lucille M. (Melton); b: 1919 (place not stated); d: 15Feb1981, Silvis, IL; bu: Silvis, IL; m: Denzil Bilger in Roodhouse, IL (date not stated); fa: David Melton; mo: Rhoda Alice Cockerill. A former resident of Jacksonville, IL Survived by a daughter: Barbara Barnes of Colorado; six grandchildren; and a sister-in-law: Mrs. Edgar Brown of Jacksonville. Preceded by a son and a brother.

BILGER, Richard D.; b: (not stated); d: 1Dec1978, Port Byron, IL; bu: Port Byron, IL; m: Sandra (surname and date/place of marriage not stated); fa: Denzil Bilger; mo: Lucille Melton. A resident of Port Byron, IL; was 35 years of age at death. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Janna; and a son: Jimmy; and an aunt: Mrs. Lena Brown of Jacksonville.

BILGER, Ruby Irene (Edwards); b: 11Nov1925, Scottville, IL; d: 2Dec1978, Springfield, IL; bu: Panther Creek Cemetery; m: Dale Bilger in 1943 (place not stated); fa: James Edwards; mo: Maud Mullen. Resident of Galesburg; formerly of Scottville. Survived by her husband; two sons: James Bilger of Springfield and Gerald Bilger of Jacksonville; a sister: Mrs. Gertrude Powers of Wood River; a brother: Burley Edwards of Chicago; and two grandchildren.

BILLBE, Paul Kenneth; b: 6Aug1921, Mechanicsburg, IL; d: 27Jan1996, Decatur, IL; bu: Mechanicsburg, IL; fa: Frank Leslie Billbe; mo: Fannie Marvin. Resident of Sullivan, IL Survived by two brothers: Dean Billbe of Springfield and Leroy Billbe of Sullivan; six sisters: Edith Doty of Decatur, Louise Sarver of Decatur, Grace Blakeman of Taylorville, Olive Jurgens of Jacksonville, Frances Lakin of Normal and Evelyn Traughber of Sullivan; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by two sisters and three brothers.

BILSKI, Stanley Frances, Sr.; b: 10Feb1914, St. Louis, MO; d: 28Mar1977, Jacksonville, IL; bu; (not stated); m: Lorraine Sharp on 17Aug1946 (place not stated); fa: Joseph Bilski; mo: Annie Stankiewicz. WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; three children: Stanley, Jr. of Springfield, Katherine Ann McIntire of Waverly and Helen Kaiser of Jacksonville; three grandchildren; a brother: Joseph Bilski of New Smyrna Beach, FL; and a sister: Helen Armstrong of Jacksonville.

BILLINGS, Bernice E. (Bennett); b: 31Aug1905, Belleview, IL; d: 8Feb1993, Cambridge, OH; bu: Hillcrest Cemetery, near Belleview, IL; m: Ethmer Dodge Billings on 28Oct1926 (place not stated); fa: John B. Bennett; mo: Winnie Calvin. Husband preceded in death 23Jul1985. A former resident of Pleasant Hill, IL area. Survived by three nephews. Preceded by two brothers: John Bernard Bennett, jr. and Tim Emmett Bennett; and a sister: Mary J. Bennett.

BILLINGS, Curtis; b: 2Oct1910, Manchester, IL; d: 3Jan1994, Carrollton, IL; bu: White Hall Cemetery, White Hall, IL; m: Mildred A. Crum on 10Jun1930 in Carlinville, IL; fa: Norman Billings; mo: Stella Patterson. Resident of Roodhouse, IL Survived by his wife; one son: Norman C. Billings of Bushnell, FL; three grand and five g-grandchildren. Preceded by an infant son: Donald Paul; one brother: Russell; and one g-grandchild.

BILLINGS, Dale K.; b: 8Jun1912, New Canton, IL; d: 9Sep1978, Pittsfield, IL; m: Lucille Coates on 25Mar1933 in Hannibal, MO; fa: John Billings; mo: Mae Kirtwright. Resident of New Canton, IL Survived by his wife; five sons: Donald of New Canton, Kevin, at home, John of Carthage and Gene and Dale Lee Billings, both of Phoenix, AZ; four daughters: Mrs. Linda Horton of New Canton, Mrs. Janis Neese of New Canton, Mrs. Lavonne Rapert of Osceola, Ark., and Mrs. Sue Papheal of Quincy; a sister: Mrs. Eliza Johnson of Baylis; 23 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Preceded by a son: Vernon; four brothers; and a sister.

BILLINGS, Ethmer "Eddie"; b: 22Jun1904, Pleasant Hill, IL; d: 23Jul1985, Cambridge, OH; bu: Hillcrest Cemetery, near Kampsville, IL; m: Bernice Bennett on 28Oct1926 (place not stated); fa: Charles Billings; mo: Maggie Dodge. Resident of Cambridge, OH. Survived by his wife. Preceded by two brothers.

BILLINGS, Geraldine "Gerry" (Maddox) Bonham; b: 3Nov1900, Oakwood, MO; d: 16Jun1985, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Grand View Burial Park, Hannibal, MO; m: 1) Roy Bonham; and 2) William H. Billings (dates and places not stated); fa: Aquilla Maddox; mo: Pearl Carr. Resident of Hannibal, MO 1st husband died 20Feb1942; 2nd died 1Apr1974. Survived by four sons: Claude Bonham of Bluffs, Francis Bonham of Glendora, CA, Richard Bonham of Azusa, CA, and Ronnie Bonham of Fresno, CA; a daughter: Mrs. Zelma Beal of New London, MO; a sister: Artense Bode of Fresno, CA; 10 grand and 13 great-grandchildren.

BILLINGSLEY, Dewey; b: 30Apr1922, Decatur, IL; d: 21May1984, rural New Canton, IL; m: (not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). WWII vet. (No survivors listed)

BILLINGSLEY, Harold A.; b: 5Dec1930, Frederick, Schuyler Co., IL; d: 25May1991, Rushville, IL; m: Judy Harrison on 3Dec1966 in Rushville, IL; fa: Clarence Billingsley; mo: Gladys C. Morris. Korean War Army vet. Survived by his wife; one son: Heath, at home; three daughters: Dana Billingsley, serving with the Air Force in San Vito, Italy, Michele Burner of Bremerton, WA, and Sonja Dean of Kahokia, MO; three granddaughters; six brothers: C. E. Billingsley of Rushville, James R. Billingsley of Huntsville, Robert Billingsley of Rushville, Morris Billingsley of Camden, Don Billingsley of Industry and Wayne Billingsley of Athens; and three sisters: Rosalie Morrell of Camden, Betty Etter of Rushville and Barbara Taylor of Burlington, IA. Preceded by his parents; one brother; and one sister.

BILLINGSLEY, Larry A. "Tony"; b: 28Jul1966, Rushville, IL; d: 2Nov1986, rural Rushville, IL; bu: Rushville, IL; m: Libby Burnside on 20Jun1986 in Rushville, IL; fa: Larry A Billingsley; mo: Pauline Hickman. Resident of rural Rushville. Survived by h is wife; a son: Cody Daniel, at home; his father of Rushville; and mother: Mrs. Paulet Zedrick of Monmouth; a brother: Robert R. Billingsley; and a sister: Tangela C. Hillman, both of Monmouth; both grandparents: Mrs. & Mrs. Robert Billingsley of Rushville and Mrs. And Mrs. Randall brown of Astoria; great-grandmother: Mrs. Ethel Hickman of Rushville; three step-brothers: Colby Braye of St. Louis, MO, Curtis Braye of Nokomis and Lance Zedrick of Monmouth.

BILLINGSLEY, Lester "Abe"; b: 8Feb1929, McDonough Co., IL; d: 25Feb1991, Springfield, IL; bu: Rushville, IL; m: Alberta Lawler on 29Aug1954 in Rushville; fa: Clarence Billingsley; mo: Gladys C. Morris. Resident of rural Camden, IL Army vet. Survived by his wife; one son: Dennis of Camden; one daughter: Marcia Heitz of Cuba; six grandchildren; seven brothers: C. E., Robert and Harold, all of Rushville, James R. of Huntsville, Morris of Camden, Don of Industry and Wayne of Athens; and three sisters: Rosalie Morrell of Camden, Betty Etter of Rushville and Barbara Taylor of Burlington, IA. Preceded by his parents and one sister.

BILLS, Constance Chapin; b: 2May1962, Jacksonville, IL; d: 1Oct1984, Smyrna, Ga.; bu: (not stated); fa: Robert S. Bills, Sr.; mo: Joyce Rose. Resident of Jacksonville, IL Survived by her parents; two brothers: Robert S. Bills, Jr. of San Francisco, CA, and Thomas C. Bills of St. Louis, MO; and grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. G. L. Rose of White Hall.

BILLS, Mildred (Searcy); b: 26Mar1895, St. Louis, MO; d: 24Jan1979, Wala Wala, Washington; bu: Valhalla Cemetery, St. Louis, MO; m: Frank B. Bills in 1918 (place not stated); fa: James Searcy; mo: Mary Hazelrigg. Husband preceded in death in 1960. Survived by three children: Margaret, wife of W. E. Richner of Shenandoah, Ga., Frances, wife of Rupert Bledsoe of Wala Wala, Washington, and Robert S. Bills of Jacksonville; eight grand and four g-grandchildren; and one brother: J. J. Searcy III of Clayton, MO Preceded by a brother.

BILOZ, Stephen Patrick; b: 21Sep1963, Columbia, MO; d: 3Sep1983, Springfield, IL; bu: (cremated); fa: Michael Biloz; mo: Patricia Lamb. Resident of Jacksonville. Survived by his parents; a sister: Mrs. Carl (Ann) Rudin of Springfield; two brothers: Lt. David M. Biloz, who is serving on board the USS Ranger; and John Langdon Biloz of Jacksonville.

BILYEU, Rosie E. (Lawonn); b: 14Mar1900, Hensel, N.D.; d: 29Dec1981, Springfield, IL; bu: (not stated); m: Jay Earl Bilyeu on 3Jan 1920 (place not stated); fa: Herman Lawonn; mo: Caroline Johnson. Husband preceded in death 4Jul1956. Resident of Curran, IL Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Carrie Dodd Harris of Chatham; five sons: Earl Herman of Curren, Dean and John, both of Springfield, Gene of Buckeye, AZ, and Ronald of Rockford; 23 grand and 20 g-grandchildren; and two brothers: Alex and Herbert Lawonn, both of North Dakota. Preceded by a son: Carl; two brothers: Charles and William Lawonn; and a sister: Louise.

BIMM, Ralph B.; b: 11Apr1934 (place not stated); d: 9Mar1996, St. Paul, Minn.; bu: Wyanet, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Charles Bimm; mo: Hazel (surname not stated). Resident of St. Paul, Minn. Survived by three sons: Shayne (wife, Diana) Bimm of Jacksonville, Blayne Bimm of Utica and Tike Bimm of St. Paul, Minn.; two grandchildren; and two brothers and one sister, all of the LaSalle-Peru area. Preceded by his parents; two sisters; and one brother.

BINGE, Fannie (Hale); b: 22Aug1901, Griggsville, IL; d: 12Mar1992, Pittsfield, IL; bu: Griggsville, IL; m: W. A. Binge on 19May1923 in Baylis, IL; fa: John S. Hale; mo: Julie B. Dunham. Husband preceded in death 2Feb1979. Resident of Griggsville. Survived by a foster son: John Simpson of Griggsville; a niece: Louise Hildreth of Griggsville, who was raised in her home; two great-nephews; and two cousins. Preceded by three brothers: Bill, Harry and John Hale, Jr.

BINGE, John E. "Pete"; b: 10Mar1906, Valley City, IL; d: 11Jan1991, Decatur, IL (St. Mary's Hospital); bu: Griggsville, IL; m: 1) Maudine Wroughton in 1927; and 2) Elizabeth Turner in 1953 (places not stated); fa: John Binge; mo: Alice Robinson. 1st wife preceded in death in 1948; 2nd in 1989. A former resident of Griggsville. Survived by one son: Davey Binge of Decatur; one daughter: Ima Davis of Hampstead, Md.; nine grand and 12 g-grandchildren. Preceded by one daughter and two brothers.

BINGE, William A.; b: 3Nov1901, Pearl, IL; d: 2Feb1979, Pittsfield, IL (Illini Hospital); bu: Griggsville, IL; m: Fannie Hale on 16May1923 in Baylis, IL; fa: John Binge; mo: Alice Robinson. Resident of Griggsville. Survived by his wife; a brother: J. E. "Pete" Binge of Decatur; and nieces and nephews.

BINGEMAN, Lesley J.; b: 21Dec1939, Buffalo, N.Y.; d: 23Jan1981, six miles east of Jacksonville, IL; bu: Buffalo, N.Y.; m: Sandra Smock (date and place not stated); fa: Ansley Bingeman; mo: Erma Neipp. A recent resident of Jacksonville. Survived by his wife; his parents; and a son: Robert of Roodhouse.

BINGHAM, Ed; b: 28Dec1909, Beardstown, IL; d: 3Apr1983, San Pablo, CA (Brookside Hospital); bu: Oak Grove Cemetery, Beardstown, IL; m: Lea Walker on 4Apr1942 in Reno, Nev.; fa: William Bingham; mo: Myra Soule. Resident of Richmond, CA; formerly of the Beardstown Il. area. Survived by his wife; two sons: Gregory Lee of Antioch, CA And Glenn of Vallejo, CA; four sisters: Mrs. Marion Taylor, Mrs. Frana Baujan, Mrs. Muriel Logsdon and Mrs. Ann Perry, all of Beardstown; and three grandchildren. Preceded by a brother and one granddaughter. [Newspaper stated that he died on "13 April" and also, that his son, Glenn, was of "Gallejo, CA". Evidently misprints.]

BINGHAM, Grace E. (Patterson); b: 19Mar1900, Mason City, IL; d: 25Feb1995, Virginia, IL; bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, IL; m: Elmer Bingham on 11Nov1919 in Mason City, IL; fa: David Patterson; mo: Dora Waddel. Husband preceded in death in 1971. Resident of Virginia, IL Survived by four sons: Estel E. Bingham of Highland, Kenneth P. Bingham of Springfield, Leland R. Bingham (wife, Mary) of Virginia, and Don E. Bingham (wife, Patsy) of Chandlerville; two daughters: Eva M. Snider of Virginia and Mrs. Homer (Dorothy) Bostic of Virginia; 12 grand, 24 g-grand and four g-g-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by a brother: Gerald Patterson; and two sisters: Mildred Cross and Marie McCormick.

BINGHAM, Mary Lou (Applegate) Coil; b: 23May1932, Beardstown, IL; d: 20Jun1985, Beardstown, IL; bu: Oak Grove Cemetery, Beardstown, IL; m: 1) Donald E. Coil (date and place not stated); and 2) Jack Bingham on 6May1960 in Bluff Springs, IL; fa: William Applegate; mo: Eva Westerholt. Resident of Beardstown, IL Survived by her husband; three sons: John Bingham, at home, Dennie Coil of Downers Grove and Don Coil of Naperville; three brothers: William Applegate III, Robert and Carl, all of Beardstown; and one sister: Ida Watkins of East Alton. Preceded by her first husband: Donald E. Coil; her parents and one sister.

BINGHAM, Raymond H.; b: 18Jul1906, Mason Co., IL; d: 13Apr1982, Springfield, IL; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: Helen Stock in Nov1945 (place not stated); fa: George Bingham; mo: Mary Acree. Resident of rural Virginia, IL Survived by his wife; a brother: Merle Bingham of Mountain Home, Ark.; nieces and nephews. Preceded by two brothers and four sisters.

BINGHAM, Scotty; b: (not stated); d: 16Sep1979, Jacksonville, IL (Norris Hospital); bu: Valhalla Cemetery, St. Louis, MO A resident of the Jacksonville Convalescent Center, Jacksonville, IL; was 85 years of age at death. A ward of the state, there are no statistics concerning the deceased. No known survivors.

BINKLEY, Dorothy Elizabeth (Long); b: 15Jun1900, Timewell, IL; d: 7Feb1986, Timewell, IL; bu: Mound Cemetery, Timewell, IL; m: Orie Binkley on 10Jun1925 in Timewell, IL; fa: Robert D. Long; mo: Mary Bradney. Husband preceded in death 22Mar1981. Survived by a nephew: Jim Upchurch of Mendon. Preceded by a brother; two half-brothers; and a half-sister.

BINKLEY, Rev. John R., Jr.; b: 1Jan1911, Bloomington, Ind.; d: 18Mar1995, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Newton, IA; m: 1) Mary E Floyd in 1930; and 2) Cordelia Hymes in Oct, 1987 at Peoria, IL; fa: John R. Binkley; mo: Lida Robertson. 1st wife preceded in death in 1987. Resident of Chapin, IL Survived by his wife; one son: Mack (wife, Loraine) Binkley of Iowa; one daughter: Mrs. Dale (Martha) Ellsworth of Iowa; two step-sons: Dale (wife, Grace) Hymes of Chapin, and David (wife, Mary) Hymes of Burke, Va.; one step-daughter: Mrs. Tom (Lois Ann) Bentley of Chapin; 13 grand, 15 g-grandchildren; and one g-g-grandson. Preceded by his parents; three brothers; and one sister.

BINKLEY, Orrie E.; b: 26Dec1894, Kellerville, IL; d: 22Mar1981, Timewell, IL; bu: Mounds Cemetery, Timewell, IL; m: Dorothy Long on 10Jun1925 in Timewell, IL; fa: Lewis Binkley; mo: Ida Baker. Resident of Timewell. Vet. Survived by his wife; a sister-in-law: Mrs. Lois Binkley of Alva, Okla. Preceded by one brother and one half-sister.

BINNION, Forrest; b: (not stated); d: 11Feb1987, Tampa, Florida; bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; fa & mo: (not stated). Survived by a nephew: Charles Nelson of Griggsville; and a niece: Mrs. Virginia Witty of Pittsfield.

BINNS, George R. "Tom"; b: (date not stated), Pittsfield, IL; d: 17Nov1976, Hannibal, MO. (St. Elizabeth's Hospital); bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; fa: Will Binns; mo: Mae Criswell. A resident of Hannibal, MO Survived by his wife. Preceded by four brothers and three sisters.

BINS, Audrey F. (Fair) Carls; b: 28Apr1909, Virginia, IL; d: 12May1996, Springfield, IL (Memorial Medical Center); bu: (not stated); m: 1) Clifford Carls in 1939 at Bowling Green, KY; and 2) Donald Bins in November, 1952 at Bluff Springs, IL; fa: Clyde Fair; mo: Inez Farrelly. 1st husband preceded in death in 1947; 2nd died in Sep, 1989. Resident of Beardstown, IL Survived by two sons: Bill Carls of Terre Haute, Ind., and Ernie Bins of Jacksonville; four brothers: Edmund Fair of Tulsa, Okla., Eberly Fair of Virginia, Remel Fair of Carmi and Robert Fair of Cincinnati, OH; one sister: Rosemary Campbell of Ashland; four grand and five g-grandchildren.

BINS, Donald; b: 3Dec1910, Cass Co., IL; d: 26Sep1989, Beardstown, IL; bu: (not stated); m: Audrey Fair on 4Nov1951 in Bluff Springs, IL; fa: William L. Bins; mo: Florence Jokisch. Resident of Bluff Springs, IL Survived by his wife; a son: Ernest of Vacaville, CA; four grand and three g-grandchildren; and a step-son: William C. Carls of Terre Haute, Ind.

BIRCH, Arlend; b: 22Oct1884, Griggsville, IL; d: 25Jul1976, Pittsfield, IL; bu: Griggsville, IL; m: Ada Newman in 1911 (place not stated); fa: Charles Birch; mo: Rebecca Burlend. Preceded in death by his wife. Resident of Griggsville, IL Survived by three children: Mr. Merwin (Jeanette) Thimming of Wellington, Colo., Mrs. Warren (Genevieve) Bloys of Albuquerque, N.M., and Maynard Birch of Griggsville; ten grand and 11 g-grandchildren.

BIRCH, Doris (Cory); b: 7Jan1925, Griggsville, IL; d: 12Oct1996, Pittsfield, IL; bu: Griggsville, IL; m: Ralph W. Birch on 21Mar1943 in Mexico, MO; fa: Fred Cory; mo: Helen Hammitt. Resident of Griggsville. Survived by her husband; two daughters: Mrs. Lowell (Nancy) Bennett of Chillicothe and Mrs. Ron (Joyce) Luster of Bellevue, Neb.; one son: R. C. Birth (wife, Becky) of Griggsville; five grandchildren; one sister: Mrs. Clyde (Dorothy) Bradhsaw of Griggsville; one brother: Victory Cory of Quincy; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by her parents and one brother: Paul Cory.

BIRCH, Evelyn L. (Jordan); b: 27Jan1919, Jacksonville, IL; d: 5Feb1995, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville; m: Russell Birch on 24Dec1981 in Las Vegas, Nev.; fa: Dennis Mason; mo: Mabel Jordan. Resident of 137 Richards St., Jacksonville, IL (Raised by her grandmother: Josephine Jordan) Survived by her husband; six step-children; a sister: Frances Thomas of St. Louis; a brother: David Gaines of St. Louis; two uncles; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by a sister: Fenita Jordan.

BIRCH, Kathryn R. (Riley); b: 30Sep1924, Chambersburg, IL; d: 30Apr1989, Springfield, IL; bu: Griggsville, IL; m: Maynard Birch on 11Mar1945 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Glen V. Riley; mo: Mary E. Myers. Resident of Griggsville. Survived by her husband; two daughters: Mrs. Ronald (Linda) Patton of Winter Haven, FL, and Mrs. D. E. (Lucia) Rottenberg of Irving, TX; a son: Steven D. Birch of Lewistown; three grandchildren: Amy Birch of Table Grove, Kathryn Hale of Winter Haven, FL, and Emily Rottenberg of Irving, TX; a sister: Mrs. Thomas R. (Velma) Howell of Knoxville, Tenn.; and a brother: Wayne Riley of Griggsville. Her mother survives in Griggsville. Preceded by her father.

BIRCHER, Patricia F. (Lonergan); b: 1Aug1919, Murrayville, IL; d: 13Jun1983, Highland, IL; bu: St. Joseph Cemetery, Highland, IL; m: Bernell F. Bircher on 21Apr1944 in Murrayville, IL; fa: Francis Lonergan; mo: Mary Corbett. Survived by her husband; six sons: Fred, James, John and Edward, all of Highland, Bernell of Houston, TX, and William of Annapolis, Maryland; a daughter: Mrs. James (Mary Patricia) Miller of Houston, TX; two brothers: Frank Lonergan of Jacksonville and Gerald Thomas Lonergan of West Liberty, IA; three sisters: Mrs. Marion (Alice) Rogaca of Riverside, CA, Mrs. Catherine Skinner of Largo, FL, and Mrs. Joseph (Helen) Widmer of Highland; and five grandchildren. Preceded by her parents and one sister.

BIRD, Dorothea M. (Sander); b: 28Dc1913, Alhambra, IL; d: 2Jan1984, Staunton, IL; bu: Memorial Park Cemetery, Staunton, IL; m: William Harold "Sonny" Bird on 12Dec1936 (place not stated); fa: Fred W. Sander; mo: Wilhemina B. Suhre. Husband preceded in death in 1957. Survived by five children: Mrs. Walter (Kathryn) Vesper of Jacksonville, Mrs. Walter (Nancy) Haase of Staunton, Mrs. Edward (Marilyn) Ashton of Palatine, Mrs. Randall (Dodie) Teel of Wetumpka, AL, and Mrs. Michael (Mary) Schmidt of Greenup, IL; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

BIRD, Joseph; b: 12Nov1903, Springfield, IL; d: 8Jun1983, Carrollton, IL (Calhoun Care Center); bu: St. John's Catholic Cemetery, Carrollton, IL; m: Gladys Green in 1930 at Carrollton, IL.; fa: Bernard Bird; mo: Mary McNamara. Wife preceded in death in 1968. Surviving are a daughter: Mrs. Joseph (Mary) Drennan of Florissant, MO; and three grandchildren.

BIRD, Samuel H., Jr.; b: 25Dec1932, Auburn, IL; d: 5Feb1983, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Cooperstown, IL; m: Elaine Evans on 26Dec1958 in Springfield, IL; fa: Samuel H. Bird, Sr.; mo: Mary Catherine Marchetti. Resident of Versailles, IL; formerly of Auburn, IL Vet. Survived by his wife; three daughters: Michelle Edlin of Versailles, Cynthia Bird of Jacksonville, and Angela Bird, at home; and one grandchild.

BIRDSELL, Alice (Rimbey); b: 22Jan1909, Murrayville, IL; d: 11Dec1993, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville; m: Harry J. Birdsell in 1939 at Jacksonville, IL; fa: Brewer Rimbey; mo: Maude Fuller. Husband preceded in death in 1965. Resident of 873 Grove St., Jacksonville. Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Charles (Janie) Heitbrink of Jacksonville; one son: Jim (wife, Beverly) Birdsell of Effingham; five grandchildren; and one sister: Eleanor Sackman Krienke of St. Petersburg, FL Preceded by one brother: Jesse Allen Rimbey; and one sister: Marian Lucille Nicholas.

BIRDSELL, Arthur H.; b: 12Oct1902, Jacksonville, IL; d: 24Mar1991, Springfield, IL; bu: East Cemetery, Waverly, IL; m: Eva Farmer on 29Jun1930 in Jacksonville; fa: Peter Birdsell; mo: Jennie Hoag. Resident of New Berlin, IL Survived by his wife; two daughters: Juanita Tipps of Springfield, and Marily Jean Tolliver of New Berlin; eight grand and nine g-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Preceded by one sister and four brothers.

BIRDSELL, Bertha (Dale) Pate; b: 6Feb1914, Sorento, IL; d: 26Mar1991, Rushville, IL; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: 1) Lawrence Pate in 1929 at Alton, IL; and 2) Floyd E. Birdsell on 21Dec1956 in Wood River, IL; fa: Joseph Dale; mo: Nettie Nestle. 1st husband died in 1962; 2nd died on 23Mar1987. Survived by two sons: Roy Pate of Beardstown and Joe Pate of Doctors Inlet, FL; one daughter: Marie Mayes of Beardstown; 13 grand, 32 g-grand and 8 g-g-grandchildren. Preceded by four children in infancy; six brothers; two sisters; and three grandchildren.

BIRDSELL, Bertha H. (Friend); b: 11Aug1905, Chandlerville, IL; d: 10May1993, Rushville, IL; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: Carl Birdsell on 6Mar1921 in Chicago, IL; fa: Joseph Friend; mo: Sarah Ray. Survived by five sons: Lawrence Birdsell of Hazel Crest, Earl Birdsell of Algonquin, Paul Birdsell of Skokie, Russell Birdsell of Cave Creek, AZ, and Walter Birdsell of Hook Sack, WA; five daughters: Mary Pate of Beardstown, Iola Martin of Browning, Janice Schall of Yuma, AZ, Kathleen Smith of Petersburg, and Elaine Rae of Quincy; 26 grand, 33 g-grand and three g-g-grandchildren. Preceded by two sons; one daughter; three grandchildren; three brothers; and three sisters.

BIRDSELL, Carl William; b: 29Jan1923, Morgan Co., IL; d: 5Aug1986, Anaheim, California; m: Irene Farrell on 12Sep1942 (place not stated); fa: Carl C. Birdsell; mo: Bertha H. (surname not stated). Resident of Anaheim, California. Survived by his wife; his mother; six brothers: Lawrence Birdsell of Hazelcrest, Earl Birdsell of Algonquin, Paul Birdsell of Skokie, Russell Birdsell of Cavecreek, AZ, Floyd Birdsell of Beardstown, and Walter Birdsell of Seattle, WA; five sisters: Mary Pate of Beardstown, Iola Martin of Browning, Janice Schall of San Manuel , AZ, Kathy Smith of Tallula, and Elaine Rae of Jacksonville; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by his father; and one sister: Beulah Koehne.

BIRDSELL, Della (Williams); b: 8Jan1913, Virginia, IL; d: 18Mar1977, Springfield, IL; bu: Ashland Il.; m: Harry A. Birdsell on 7Oct1929 (place not stated); fa: Milton W. Williams; mo: Mary L. Gray. Resident of Jacksonville, IL; a teacher at the Illinois School for the Deaf for 29 years. Survived by her husband; her mother; a daughter: Mrs. Richard (Betty) Lockett of Ashland; two grandchildren: Randy and Vicki Lockett; a brother and three sisters: Robert Williams of rural Alexander, Mrs. Grace Duncan of Jacksonville, Mrs. Imogene Lamson of Newton and Mrs. Edna Johnson of Omaha, Nebraska. Preceded by one brother and two sisters.

BIRDSELL, Floyd E.; b: 26Jun1931, Franklin, IL; d: 23Mar1987, Beardstown, IL; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: Bertha J. Dale on 21Dec1956, Wood River, IL; fa: Carl C. Birdsell; mo: Bertha H. (surname not stated). Resident of Beardstown, IL Marine Corps vet. Survived by his wife; his mother of Rushville; two sons: Roy Pate of Beardstown and Joe Pate of Jacksonville; one daughter: Marie Hayes of Beardstown; five brothers: Lawrence of Hazelcrest, Earl of Algonquin, IL, Paul of Skokie, Russell of Cave Creek, AZ, and Walter of Seattle, WA; five sisters: Mrs. Roy (Mary) Pate of Beardstown, Mrs. Russell (Iola) Martin of rural Browning, Mrs. Robert (Janice) Schall of Arizona, Mrs. James (Kathleen) Smith of Tallula, and Elaine Rae of Jacksonville; and numerous grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.

BIRDSELL, Franklin R.; b: 4Nov1936, Nortonville, IL; d: 28Jan1996, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Franklin, IL; m: M. Caralene Gordley on 24Nov1979 in Jacksonville, IL.; fa: George Birdsell; mo: Myrtle Surratt. Resident of Jacksonville. Survived by his wife; three sons: Ricky Birdsell of Chatham, and Michael and Randy Birdsell, both of Jacksonville; one step-daughter: Mrs. Dale (Debbie) Benton of Jacksonville; one brother: Wilbur Birdsell of Keokuk, IA; four sisters: Dorothy Freeman of Winchester, Mrs. Clyde (Louise) Six of Murrayville, Mrs. Floyd (Myrtle) Stock of Evans, Colorado, and Mrs. Bob (Margaret) brown of Lansing, Mich.; six grandchildren; and one great-grandson. Preceded by an infant sister: Elizabeth May Birdsell; two brothers: George and Raymond Birdsell; and one granddaughter.

BIRDSELL, Fred Harold; b: 2Dec1913, Jacksonville, IL; d: 5Mar1991, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Chandlerville, IL; m: Maxine Armstrong on 16Sep1939 in Palmyra, MO; fa: Thomas Birdsell; mo: Viola Roan. Resident of Chandlerville. Survived by h is wife; three daughters: Patsy Bingham of Chandlerville, Alma Schall of Beardstown and Carolyn Rhea of Waukegan; four sons: Fred Jr. of Big Horn, Wyo., Thomas of Beardstown, James of Virginia and Gary of Chandlerville; 17 grand and four g-grandchildren. Preceded by two brothers and one sister.

BIRDSELL, George Jr.; b: 10Feb1923, Chicago, IL; d: 21Aug1982, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Franklin, IL; m: Mary Lou Crawford Ford on 10Oct1975 (place not stated); fa: George Birdsell; mo: Myrtle Surratt. WWII vet. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Elaine Johnisee of Roodhouse; three sons: William of Jacksonville, George of Beaumont, CA, and Kenneth of Corona, CA; three step-daughters: Mary Smith of Jacksonville, and Theresa and Kim Crawford, both at home; four step-sons: Jerry Crawford of Murrayville, Rodney Crawford of Jacksonville and Tim and Richard Crawford, at home; 14 grandchildren; three brothers: Raymond Birdsell of Pace, FL, Wilbur Birdsell of Keokuk, IA, and Frank Birdsell of Jacksonville; and four sisters: Myrtle Conida of Greeley, Colo., Dorothy Layne of Woodson, Louise Six of Murrayville, and Margaret Brown of Lansing, Mich. Preceded by a daughter and a sister.

BIRDSELL, Hartley Roosevelt; b: 8Oct1903, Jacksonville, IL; d: 14Jun1978, Jacksonville, IL; bu: East Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Hazel Turner on 31Dec1931 (place not stated); fa: Charles Birdsell; ;mo: Thenia Kelley. Survived by his wife; these children: Elma, wife of Gerald Douglass of Oneida, Ruth, wife of Harry Hickey of Jacksonville, Marie Waters of Springfield, Hartley Charles of Oneida, Clara, wife of Richard Draughn of Athens, and William of Springfield; 14 grandchildren; a brother: Robert H. Birdsell of Franklin; and a sister: Hazel Fanning of Jacksonville. Preceded by his father; his mother: Mrs. Thenia Birdsell Hentz; a daughter: Nancy; two sisters: Frances Eldridge and Ruth Ashley; and two grandchildren.

BIRDSELL, Harry A.; b: 16Apr1909, Jacksonville, IL; d: 5Jul1991, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Ashland, IL; m: Della Williams on 7Oct1929 in Crown Point, Ind.; fa: A. E. Birdsell; mo: Bertha Tilcock. Wife preceded in death 18Mar1977. WWII Navy vet. Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Richard (Betty) Lockett of Ashland; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

BIRDSELL, Howard D.; b: 9May1910, Jacksonville, IL; d: 27Dec1987, Kewanee, IL; bu: (not stated); m: 1) Armeda Roach (date and place not stated); and 2) Myrtle Carroll on 2Aug1979 in Springfield, IL; fa: Peter Birdsell; mo: Holly Jane Hoag. Resident of Kewanee; formerly of Jacksonville, Havana and Springfield. Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. William (Ruth) Bower of Frankfurt, Ind., and Mrs. David (Arlene) Oates of Cloverdale, Ind.; two sons: Cullen of Springfield, and Allan of Buckeye, AZ; one brother: Arthur of New Berlin; eight grand and seven g-grandchildren. Preceded by one sister and three brothers.

BIRDSELL, Ida Marie (Ballenger) Loughary ; b: 22May1901, Pike Co., IL; d: 30Sep1977, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Arcadia, IL; m: 1) Jesse Loughary on 17Nov1920; and 2) Louie Birdsell on 26Feb1966 (places not stated); fa: George Ballenger; mo: Lottie Collins Ledbetter. 1st wife preceded in death in July, 1958; 2nd in 1976. The last of her immediate family, she was survived by several nieces and nephews.

BIRDSELL, James H, Jr.; b: 8Oct1973, Springfield, IL; d: 28Nov1994, Springfield, IL; bu: Ashland, IL; fa: James H. Birdsell, Sr.; mo: Linda M. Hunt. Resident of Virginia, IL Survived by his father and step-mother: Jim and Christine Bridsell of Ashland; his mother and step-father: Linda Birdsell and Gail Skiles of rural Virginia; two sisters: Meghan and Kaitlyn Birdsell, both of Ashland; his maternal grandparents: James and Emma Hunt of Athens; his paternal grandmother: Maxine Birdsell of Chandlerville; a step-grandmother: Margaret Vana of Springfield; a special friend: Teresa Jokisch of Ashland; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Preceded by his paternal grandfather: Fred Birdsell; and a step-grandfather: Richard Vana.

BIRDSELL, Laura (Souza); b: 13Mr1899, Morgan Co., IL; d: 11Dec1979, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville; m: (not stated); fa: Henry Souza; mo: Emma Ferreira. Survived by two sisters: Ethel DeFrates and Rose Milburn, both of Jacksonville; two brothers: Wrenner and William Souza, both of Jacksonville; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by four brothers and three sisters.

BIRDSELL, Margaret (Shibe); b: 1Feb1908, Morgan Co., IL; d: 27Sep1995, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Ebenezer Cemetery, north of Jacksonville, IL; m: Milton N. Birdsell on 25Dec1930 in Morgan Co., IL; fa: John Edgar Shibe; mo: Maude Edna Boone. Survived by her husband; four sons: Joe Birdsell of Encinitas, CA, Andy Birdsell of Ash Flat, Ark., Ben Birdsell of Albany, N.Y., and Phil Birdsell of Camarillo, CA; four daughters: Donnie Akers of Jacksonville, Nancy McDaniel of Peoria, Betty A. Curtis of Austin, TX, and Juanita Griffin of Ft. Collins, Colo.; 31 grand and 36 g-grandchildren; two sisters: Mary Phelps of Hollister, MO, and Frances Goacher of Phoenix, AZ; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by one grandchild.

BIRDSELL, Milton N.; b: 15Dec1909, Morgan Co., IL; d: 12Jun1996, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Ebenezer Cemetery; m: Margaret Shibe on Dec 1930 in Morgan Co., IL; fa: Charles Wesley Birdsell; mo: Ella Donnie Neece. Wife preceded in death 27Sep1995. Survived by four daughters: Donnie Akers of Jacksonville, Nancy McDaniel of Peoria, Betty A. Curtis of Austin, TX, and Juanita Griffin of Ft. Collins, Colo.; four sons: Joe Birdsell of Encinitas, CA, Andy Birdsell of Ash Flat, Ark., Ben Birdsell of Albany, N.Y. and Phil Birdsell of Camarillo, CA; 31 grand and 36 g-grandchildren; one g-g-grandson; a sister: Odessa Henderson of Franklin; and several nieces and nephews.

BIRDSELL, Myrtle Della (Surratt); b: 28Aug1899, Morgan Co., IL; d: 23Sep1977, Jacksonville; bu: Franklin, IL; m: George Birdsell (date and place not stated); fa: Crawford Surratt; mo: Rosetta McDanile. Husband preceded in death in 1958. Resident of Woodson, IL Survived by the following children: Mrs. Myrtle Conida of Logansport, Ind., Mrs. Dorothy Freeman of Woodson, Mrs. Louise Six of Murrayville, Mrs. Margaret Brown of Lansing, Mich., George Bridsell of Jacksonville, Raymond Birdsell of Huntsville, Ga., Wilbur Birdsell of Keokuk, Ia, and Franklin Birdsell of Chapin; 26 grand and several great-grandchildren; and two brothers: William Surratt of Chapin and Lawrence Surratt of Winchester. Preceded by a daughter: Elizabeth Mae.

BIRDSELL, Ray H.; b: 1Jun1913, Jacksonville, IL; d: 4May1987, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville; m: Ferne McDonald on 4Aug1940 (place not stated); fa: Peter D. Birdsell; mo: Jennie Hoag. Survived by his wife; two brothers: Arthur of New Berlin and Howard of Kewanee; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by two brothers: Everett and Albert; and one sister: Irene Hopper.

BIRDSELL, Sam; b: 26Jul1918, Cass Co., IL; d: 7Nov1979, Tacoma, Washington; bu: Washington; m: Hazel Miller (date and place not stated); fa: Richard Birdsell; mo: Viola Roan. Resident of Tacoma, Washington. Survived by his wife; eight children: Joann Butler, Linda Heibigner, Viola Roeder, Nancy Hinckley, Roger, Stewart and Sam, all of Tacoma, and Walter of Iowa; and 12 grandchildren; a brother: Fred of Chandlerville; a sister: Rose of California; and a step-brother: Richard of Missouri.

BIRDSELL, Theodore W., Sr.; b: 17Sep1912, Morgan Co., IL; d: 1Nov1977, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville; m: Dorothy Patterson on 12Aug1936 (place not stated); fa: Charles Wesley Birdsell; mo: Ella Neece. Survived by his wife; these children: Ted, Jr. of Jacksonville, William of Loveland, Colo., Larry of Springfield, and Linda Sue, wife of Cosby Powell, of Atlanta, Ga.; seven grandchildren; these sisters and brother: Odessa Henderson of Murrayville, Dorothy Green of Springfield, and Milton of Winona, MO

BIRDSELL, William F., Jr.; b: 17Dec1967, Jacksonville, IL; d: 4Jun1986, Jacksonville, IL; bu: East Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; fa: William Birdsell, Sr.; mo: Nancy Brown. Survived by his parents (father of South Jacksonville, IL and his mother of Kansas City, MO); his step-mother: Patricia Yocom Birdsell of Jacksonville; grandmother: Mrs. Leroy (Fern Edith) Tendick of Jacksonville; step-grandparents: Dorothy Brown of Jacksonville and Mrs. And Mrs. C. B. Yocom of Mediapolis, IA; the following brothers and sisters: Frank Birdsell of Jacksonville, Rebecca Meier of Jacksonville and Cynthia Koger of Kansas City, Kans.; four half-brothers: Jeff Birdsell of Burlington, IA, Wayne Schwalb of Beardstown, Bobby Schwalb and Douglas Birdsell, both of Jacksonville.

BIRDSELL, Yvonne (Varner); b: 26Feb1935, Keokuk, IA; d: 1Jul1991, Keokuk, IA; bu: Keokuk, IA; m: Wilbur K. "Wib" Birdsell on 21Apr1956 (place not stated); fa: Lawrence Varner; mo: Doris (surname not stated). Survived by her husband; her mother: Doris Overhulser and step-father: O. L. Overhulser, both of Hamilton; a son: Gary Marlin of Shreveport, La.; a step-daughter: Linda Bennett of Michigan; four grand and four step-grandchildren; a brother: Ron Varner of Keokuk, IA; a half-brother: Jerry of Texas; a grandmother: Hedy Landman of Keokuk, IA; and a brother-in-law: Frank Birdsell of Jacksonville. Preceded by a brother: Larry Varner.

BIRDSONG, Carthel "Corky"; b: 18Feb1918, McRae, Ark.; d: 18Mar1979 (place not stated); bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Doris L. Blackburn on 7Aug1937 (place not stated); fa: Manley Birdsong; mo: Ruby Drake. Resident of rural Franklin, IL WWII vet. Survived by his wife; his mother of Jacksonville; two children: Ronald of Jacksonville and Mrs. Patty Griffin of Jacksonville; five grandchildren; and two brothers: J. D. of Palm Springfield, CA, and Charles of Jacksonville. Preceded by one brother.

BIRDSONG, J. D.; b: (date not stated), Jacksonville; d: 23May1991, Paradise, CA; bu: California; m: Loretta (surname; date and place of marriage not stated); fa: Manley Birdsong; mo: Ruby Drake. A resident of Paradise; was 66 years of age at death. Survived by his wife; three sons; and one brother: Charles Birdsong of Allen, TX Preceded by his parents and two brothers: Gary and Carthel "Corky" Birdsong.

BIRNBAUM, Jessie D (Jackson); b: 29Jul1895, Ashland, IL; d: 1May1979, Jacksonville, Ill; bu: (not stated); m: Robert J. Birnbaum on 20Aug1958 (place not stated); fa: Andrew Jackson; mo: Anna Ratliff. Husband preceded in death 23Dec1963. Survived by several nieces and nephews.

BIRNBAUM, Vivian (Wright); b: 11Mar1901, Beardstown, IL; d: 23May1985, Wichita, Kansas; bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, IL; m: Glen Birnbaum (date and place not stated); fa: Fred Wright; mo: Jennie Jones. Husband preceded in death in 1966. A former resident of Virginia, IL Survived by a daughter: Maralee Thompson of Kirkwood, MO; eight grand and eight g-grandchildren. Preceded by a daughter: Jane Mullen.

BISCHOF, Viola C. (Hopfinger); b: 20Sep1903, St. Louis, MO; d: 27Oct1985, Highland, IL; bu: Mt. Carmel, Carmel, IL; M; Vincent J. Bischof on 28Oct1925 in St. Louis, MO; fa: Henry Hopfinger; mo: Katherine Mueller. Husband preceded in death in 1959. Resident of Chastain's Nursing Home in Highland, IL; formerly of Granite City and East St. Louis, IL Survived by a son: Glenn H. Bischof of Eau Claire, Wisc.; three daughters: Mrs. Jean M. Conrad of Highland, Mrs. Jerome (Lois) Coyle of Granite City, and Mrs. Melvin (Gerry) Roustio of Jacksonville; 31 grand and 19 g-grandchildren. Preceded by two sons and a sister.

BISCHOFF, George August Carl; b: 20Jul1921, Marinette, Wisc.; d: 20Jan1984, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Green Cemetery, Bluffs, IL; m: Patricia Gene Leitzell on 16Sep1943 in Carthage, IL; fa: George A. C. Bischoff; mo: Marie Bussian. Survived by his wife; two sons: G. A. Carl Bischoff of Albuquerque, N.M., and Todd F C. Bischoff of Plano, TX; four grandchildren: Todd, Jr., Trent and Anna Katherina, all of Plano, TX, and Heather of Albuquerque, N.M.; and a sister: Mrs. Lorna Christenson of Walnut Creek, California.

BISCHOFF, Patricia Gene (Leitzell); b: 27Jun1924, Los Angeles, CA; d: 21Sep1996, Albuquerque, N.M.; bu: Green Cemetery, Bluffs, IL; m: Rev. George Bischoff, Jr. on 16Sep1943 in Carthage, IL; fa: J. W. "Doc" Leitzell; mo: Agnes Ezell. Husband preceded in death in 1984. A former resident of the Jacksonville, IL area. Survived by two sons: Carl (wife, Brenda) Bischoff of Albuquerque, N.M. and Todd (wife, Pam) Bischoff of Plano, TX; four grandchildren; two sisters: Candace Burlison and Mrs. Albert (Linda "Penny") McNeil, both of Albuquerque, N.M.; and several nieces and nephews.

BISHENAUER, Helen (Ware); b: 14Feb1907, Blue Mound, IL; d: 25Oct1993, Bloomington, IL (BroMen Center); bu: Roselawn Memorial Park, Springfield, IL; m: Roy R. Bishenauer on 16Aug1945 in Springfield, IL; fa: George W. Ware; mo: Grace M. Donner. Husband preceded in death 28Sep1972. A former resident of Springfield and Daytona Beach, FL Survived by two daughters: Sandra A. D'Alessandro of Heyworth and Nancy S. Leonard of Apopka, FL; a step-son: Ronald Bishenauer of Springfield; a step-daughter: Jackie George of Springfield; 16 grand and 21 g-grandchildren; and one g-g-grandson. Preceded by one step-grandson and one brother.

BISHOP, Barbara G. (McQuade); b: 7Mar1928, Taylorville, IL; d: 4Apr1992, Springfield Il.; bu: Winchester, IL; m: (not stated); fa: William McQuade; mo: Elsie Szolyar. Resident of Winchester, IL Survived by one daughter: Kathleen Goforth of Winchester; two sons: William D. Bishop of Winchester, and Dale Bishop of Roodhouse; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

BISHOP, Carl E.; b: (not stated); d: April, 1979, Mountain Home, Ark.; bu: Arkansas; m: Dorothy E. Callans (date and place not stated); fa: William Bishop; mo: Laura Pruitt. A former White Hall resident; was 80 years of age at death. Survived by his wife; a son: Neil C. Bishop of San Francisco, California. Preceded by an infant daughter: Shirley Lee; and a brother: Bert R. Bishop of Jacksonville.

BISHOP, Dale E.; b: 26Sep1910, Rockbridge, IL; d: 1Dec1978, Carrollton, IL; bu: Witt Cemetery, Rockbridge, IL; m: Arleene Shambrook on 31Aug1939 (place not stated); fa: Leslie Bishop; mo: Elsie Barnet. Wife preceded in death 3Jun1972. Resident of Greenfield, IL Survived by one son: Dean E. Bishop of Greenfield; one brother: F. D. Bishop of Boston, Mass.; and five grandchildren.

BISHOP, Edith L. (Randall); b: 9Sep1901 (place not stated); d: 3Jun1982, Danville, IL; bu: White Hall, IL; m: Henry Bishop in 1920 (place not stated); fa: Felix Randall; mo: Margaret Hanlin. Husband preceded in death in 1969. Resident of Danville; formerly of White Hall. Survived by two children: Jack Bishop of Danville and Mrs. Betty Munzebrock of Jacksonville; four grand and two g-grandchildren; a sister: Mildred Theisin of Woodruff, Wisc.; and three brothers: Guy Randall of Roodhouse, Ward Randall of Westfield, N.J., and William Randall of West Covina, CA

BISHOP, Elizabeth (Schaad); b: 12Jun1902, Mason Co., IL; d: 19Feb1978, Havana, IL; bu: Fairview Cemetery, Mason Co., IL; m: J. Earl Bishop (date and place not stated); fa: John Schaad; mo: Lena Kramer. Husband preceded in death. Resident of Bath, IL Survived by a sister and two brothers: Margaret Minor of Bath, Andrew Schaad of Chandlerville, and John Schaad of Havana; and a number of nieces and nephews.

BISHOP, Elizabeth M. (Heil); b: 4Mar1890, Greene Co., IL;d: 23Sep1981, Alton, IL; bu: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; m: Louis R. Bishop in 1912 (place not stated); fa: John W. Heil; mo: Hannah Garrelts. Husband preceded in death in 1956. Resident of Alton; formerly of Carrollton. Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Everett (Grace) Green of Alton; a son: Richard Bishop of Alton; five grand and 12 g-grandchildren; a sister: Mrs. Louise Barton of Chicago. Preceded in death by three sisters and three brothers.

BISHOP, Fred Truman; b: 2Feb1889, Greene Co., IL; d: 18Aug1977, White Hall, IL; bu: Rose Hill Cemetery, Greenfield, IL; m: Amanda Chapman (date and place not stated); fa: James Bishop; mo: Mary Elizabeth Hall. Wife preceded in death. Survived by these children: Lester, William and Mrs. Mary White, all of White Hall; three grand, 30 g-grand and five g-g-grandchildren. Preceded by one daughter; one grandchild; two sisters; and a brother.

BISHOP, George H.; b: 3Oct1916, Dupoy, IL; d: 26Apr1984, Beardstown, IL; bu: Messer Cemetery, Frederick, IL; m: Mary Knous on 7Jul1934 in Rushville, IL; fa: James Bishop; mo: Margaret Ervin. WWII & Korean War vet. Survived by his wife; a son: James Bishop of Beardstown; a foster daughter: Rosie Oettle of Beardstown; a brother: Harold Bishop of Lockport; five sisters: Mrs. Joan Kirkham of Lockport, Mrs. Edna Kirkham of Frederick, Miss Linda Bishop of Mooseheart, Mrs. Mary Pat of Beardstown, and Mrs. Louella Knous of Beardstown; seven grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

BISHOP, Linda; b: 1Apr1940, Frederick, IL; d: 11Dec1990, Rushville, IL; bu: Sheldon's Grove Cemetery, near Sheldon's Grove, IL; fa: James Bishop; Mo; Margaret Ervin. Resident of Beardstown, IL Survived by one brother: Harold Bishop of Lockport; four sisters: Louella Knous and Mary Jane Pate, both of Beardstown, Edna Kirkham of Frederick, and Joan Kirkham of Lockport; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded by six brothers and one sister.

BISHOP, Margaret Caroline (Irvin); b: 25Nov1897, Missouri; d: 29Oct1977, Beardstown, IL; bu: Sheldon Grove Cemetery, near Browning, IL; m: James Bishop in 1916 at St. Louis, MO; fa: Herbert Irvin; mo: Mary Elizabeth Hammock. Husband preceded in death in 1958. Survived by two sons: George of Beardstown, and Harold of Lockport; five daughters: Luella Knous and Linda Bishop, both of Beardstown, Mary Pate of Rushville, Edna Kirkham of Frederick and John Kirkham of Lockport; a sister: Alice Ren of Frederick; and numerous grand and great-grandchildren. Preceded by a sister, a brother and six children.

BISHOP, Mary (Reynolds); b: 24Nov1929, Winchester, IL; d: 25Oct1976, Pittsfield, IL; bu: Winchester, IL; m: Earl Bishop on 29Jul1966 in Winchester, IL; fa: Ralph Reynolds; mo: Beulah Bratch. Resident of rural Bluffs, IL Survived by her husband; these children: Mrs. David (Pat) King of rural Winchester, Mrs. Tom (Carole) Newton of rural Hillview, Miss Darlene Dobey of rural Bluffs; these step-children: Steven Bishop of rural Roodhouse and Mrs. Gary (Connie) Gansz of rural Bluffs; seven grand and five step-grandchildren; sisters and brothers: Mrs. Maureen Michaels of Winchester, Mrs. Doris Moore of Pleasant Hill, Mrs. Bill (Virginia) Ising of Evansville, Ind., Ralph Reynolds, Jr. of Park Forest, and George Reynolds of Wood River.

BISHOP, Myrtle T. (Garrison); b: 28Feb1907, Eldred, IL; d: 28Oct1990, Carrollton, IL; bu: Carrollton, IL; m: Claude Bishop in 1924 (place not stated); fa: ln Garrison; mo: Mary McCracken. Husband preceded in death in 1963. Survived by several nieces and nephews, including one who was raised in her home: Dale Garrison of Phoenix, AZ Preceded by several brothers and sisters.

BISHOP, Ruth W. (Gallaher); b: 5Aug1897, Woodson, IL; d: 25Mar1990, Springfield, IL; bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; fa: Ed Gallagher; mo: Sarah Wild. Husband preceded in death 18Sep1970. A former resident of Jacksonville. Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Robert (Carol) Owens of Springfield; five grand and four g-grandchildren. Preceded by two daughters: Alberta, in infancy, and Opaline Swisher; a son-in-law: Gaylord Swisher; nine sisters; and a brother.

BISHOP, Virginia (Beerup); b: 2Nov1912, Alexander, IL; d: 17Sep1995, Taylorville, IL; bu: Oak Hill Cemetery, Taylorville, IL; m: Allen L. Bishop on 19Apr1947 in Springfield, IL; fa: Kenneth Beerup; mo: Martha Louise Davenport. Husband preceded in death in March, 1989. Survived by three brothers: Ben Beerup of Jacksonville, Dale Beerup of Mt. Vernon, and Max Beerup of Kansas City, MO; two sisters: Mrs. Irvin (Ruth) Robbins of Sanderson, TX, and Mrs. Wanda Courier of New Berlin; and several nieces and nephews.

BISHOP, William Theodore; b: 1Oct1909, Greenfield, IL; d: 18May1992, Jacksonville, IL;bu: Rose Hill Cemetery, Greenfield, IL; m: 1) Bessie Edwards (date and place not stated); and 2) Verna Pauline Sample on 12Aug1940 in Bowling Green, MO; fa: Frederick T. Bishop; mo: Amanda E. Chapman. 1st wife preceded in death in April, 1940. Resident of White Hall, IL Survived by his wife; four daughters: Mabel Jean Petri of Peoria, Peggy Lou Buster of Pekin, Lolita Margaret Suttles of Roodhouse, and Judy Paulette Wyatt of Peoria; two sons: Nathaniel John Bishop and William Frederick Bishop, both of White Hall; 23 grand and 18 g-grandchildren; and one sister: Mary White of White Hall. Preceded by his parents; one son: Pink Keith Bishop; one brother: Lester "Buck" Bishop; and one sister: Nona Belle Bishop.

BISHOP, Woodrow Wilson; b: 19Dec1916, Holliday, IL; d: 23May1993, Columbia, MO (Boone Hospital); bu: Centralia, MO; m: Dorothy Lou McNear on 8Dec1945 in Paris, MO; fa: J. S. Bishop; mo: Susie Simon. Resident of Centralia, MO; formerly of Jacksonville, IL Korean War Army vet. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Bobby (Sharon) Smith of Germantown, Tenn; three sisters: Frances Hardwick of Mexico, MO, Mrs. Dick (Jane) Noel of Paris, MO, and Mrs. Dick (Lou) Isaacs of Monroe Manor, Paris; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by two brothers: Joseph Bishop and Leo Bishop.

BISSELL, Archie H.; b: 29Nov1904, Montezuma, Pike Co., IL; d: 28Sep1987, Pittsfield, IL (Illini Hospital); bu: Douglas Cemetery, near Milton, IL; d: Hazel French on 18Aug1927 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: Alfred E. Bissell; mo: Lola Cox. Wife preceded in death in 1979. Resident of Milton, IL Survived by four sons: Harold Eugene and Robert, both of Milton, Everett of Pittsfield, and Ronald of El Torro, CA; and eight grandchildren. Preceded by one sister and two brothers.

BISSELL, Hazel Grace (French); b: 16Jul1906, Detroit, IL; d: 3Mar1979, Pittsfield, IL (Illini Hospital); bu: Douglas Cemetery, near Milton, IL; m: Archie Bissell on 18Aug1927 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: William French; mo: Alice Walk. Resident of Milton, IL Survived by her husband; four sons: Robert and Gene of Milton, Everett of Ft. Collins, Colo., and Ronald of El Toro, CA; eight grandchildren; one brother and three sisters: Floyd French of Princeton, IL, Doris Ingram of Folsom, CA, Leta Duffield of Phoenix, AZ, and Vera Bill of Los Angeles, CA Preceded by two sisters and a half-sister.

BISSELL, Helen Mae (Cox); b: 4Apr1908, Winchester, IL; d: 26Dec1991, Pittsfield, IL; bu: Green Pond Cemetery, Pearl, IL; m: Paul L. Bissell on 21Nov1923 in Louisiana, MO; fa: George Cox; mo: Etta Hoots. Husband preceded in death 20Sep1979. Resident of Detroit, IL Survived by four daughters: Erma Rucker of Staunton, Zelma Bess of Milton, Donna Stanley of Detroit, and Glenna Donohoo of East Alton; a son: Paul Bissell, Jr. of Pittsfield; 11 grand and several g-grandchildren; a brother: Clyde Cox of Winchester; and a sister: Sarah Blasa of East Alton. Preceded by one granddaughter; one step-great-granddaughter; three brothers; and one sister.

BISSELL, Paul, Jr.; b: 31May1924, near Pearl, IL; d: 2Mar1994, Pittsfield, IL; bu: Crescent Heights Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, IL; m: Della V. White on 14Apr1955 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: Paul Lyndle Bissell; mo: Helen Mae Cox. Survived by his wife; four sisters: Erma Rucker of Staunton, Zelma Bess of Milton, Donna Stanley of Detroit and Glenna Donohoo of East Alton; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded by one niece.

BISSELL, Paul Lyndle; b: 7Apr1907, Pike Co., IL; d: 20Sep1979, Pittsfield, IL; bu: Green Pond Cemetery, Pearl, IL; m: Helen Mae Cox (date and place not stated); fa: Alfred Bissell; mo: Lola Cox. Resident of Milton, IL Survived by his wife; these children: Erma Rucker of Staunton, Zelma Bess of Milton, Donna Bailey of Detroit, Glenna Donohoo of East Alton and Paul Bissell, Jr. of Springfield; 12 grand and 8 g-grandchildren; and one brother: Archie Bissell of Milton.

BIVIN, Hersel; b: 7Jul1896, Palmyra, IL; d: 2May1981, Carlinville, IL; bu: Oak Hill Cemetery, Palmyra, IL; m: (not stated); fa: James Biven; mo: Luella Slagle. Resident of Palmyra, IL Survived by five daughters: Mrs. Fayne Quarton and Mrs. Joanne Thursby and Mrs. Joyce Walk, all of Palmyra, Mrs. Norma Hoterak of Virden and Mrs. Helen Smith of Plainview; two sons: Larry Bivin of Modesto and Harvey Bivin of Palmyra; two sisters: Mrs. Ethel Zelmer of Springfield and Mrs. Lois Shores of Litchfield; 21 grand and 14 g-grandchildren.

BIVIN, Irma A. (Butcher); b: 7Aug1896, Palmyra, IL; d: 15Mar1996, Girard, IL; bu: Oak Hill Cemetery, Palmyra, IL; m: Ray L. Bivin on 24Aug1924 in Palmyra, IL; fa: John Butcher; mo: Lula Conway. Husband preceded in death in 1985. Resident of Girard; formerly of Palmyra, IL Survived by one son: Darrell (wife, Frances) Bivin of Palmyra; two daughters: Normadean (husband, Morrison) Young of Apache Junction, AZ, and Shirley Bross of Arizona; eight grand and six g-grandchildren. Preceded by one brother: Earl Butcher; and one sister: Verna Butcher.

BIVIN, Ralph W.; b: 7Aug1908, Palmyra, IL; d: 15May1976, near Waverly, IL; bu: Waverly, IL; m: Berneita Workman on 14Feb1932 (place not stated); fa: Leslie Bivin; mo: Cloah Deatherage. Resident of rural Waverly, IL Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Colleen Carney of Waverly, and Mrs. Boni Gail Schoenbacher of Modesto; four grandchildren; two sisters: Mrs. Letha Huson of Hackinsack, Minn., and Mrs. Ella Swain of Columbus, Ind.; and a brother: Ray of Girard. Preceded by a daughter and two brothers.

BIXBY, Alyn "Bix"; b: 19Jan1905, St. Louis, MO; d: 11Apr1990, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL m: Mary Helen Johnson; fa: Horace Bixby; mo: Charlotte (surname not stated). Survived by his wife. Preceded by two brothers and two sisters.

BIXBY, Lora Lorena (Tweedell); b: 5May1903, Fowler, IL; d: 26Feb1992, Pittsfield, IL; bu: Taylor-Martin Cemetery, El Dara, IL; m: Walter Bixby in March, 1920 in Quincy, IL; fa: Frank Tweedell; mo: Anna (surname not stated). Survived by two sons: Donald of Pittsfield and Walter Bixby, Jr. of Decatur; three daughters: Helen Sapp of Virginia, Mary Hardwick of Lerna and Barbara Hardwick of Springfield; 22 grand and 30 g-grand and two g-g-grandchildren. Preceded by two brothers and five sisters.

BLACK, Annis R. (Howland) Mulkins; b: 20Apr1891, Atlas, Pike Co., IL; d: 11Jan1982, Pittsfield, IL; bu: Miller Cemetery, Atlas, IL; m: 1) Luther Mulkins on 21Apr1909 in Pittsfield, IL; and 2) Everett Black on 16Mar1931 in Rockport, IL; fa: Horace Howland; mo: Della Loutzenhiser. 1st husband preceded in death in 1926; 2nd in 1949. Resident of Barry, IL Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Emma Lewis of Barry; a son: Jess Mulkins of Denver, Colo.; a step-son: Everett Black, Jr. of Rockport; two sisters: Mrs. Nellie Peecher and Mrs. Beulah Smith, both of Pittsfield; nine grand, 30 g-grand, 17 g-g-grandchildren; seven step-grand and step great-grandchildren.

BLACK, Deanna Kay (Hull); b: 9Apr1952, Pittsfield, IL; d: 28Dec1989, Louisiana, MO; bu: Samuel Taylor Cemetery, Rockport, IL; m: Dale E. Black on 12Jun1971 in Griggsville, IL; fa: Pearl Dean Hull, Jr.; mo: Mildred Edith Curtis. Resident of Rockport, IL Survived by her husband; her father and step-mother, Hattie Hull, both of Pittsfield; a son: Michael Black, and a daughter: Leslie Black, both at home; three brothers: Ronnie Hull of Chambersburg and Stan Hull and Gary Hull, both of Pittsfield; and five sisters: Connie Wooldridge of Clear Water, FL, Sheila Gwartney of Barry, Wilma Kirgan of Perry, Vanessa Lister of Griggsville, and Pam Smiley of New Port Richey, FL Preceded by her mother.

BLACK, Delroy; b: 4Sep1903, Jacksonville, IL; d: 1Jul1984, Jacksonville, IL; bu: East Cemetery, Jacksonville; fa: Frank Black; mo: Maggie Porter. Survived by a sister: Vivian Scott of Omaha, Neb.; and two brothers: Ralph Black of Hannibal, MO, and Delbert Black of Jacksonville. Preceded by five sisters and one brother.

BLACK, Donald E.; b: 12Jun1914, Brooklyn, IL; d: 23Oct1988, Rushville, IL; bu: White Oak Cemetery, Brooklyn, IL; m: Edna M. Yarborough on 14Sep1941 in Palmyra, MO; fa: George H. Black; mo: Nora Dant. Resident of Rushville. WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; a son: William T. Black of Camden; four daughters: Helen D. Ham of Ripley, Harriet A. Weherell of Beardstown and Karen J. Black and Kathryn L. Black, both of Lincoln; six grandsons; and a sister: Vera Menema of Tacoma, WA Preceded by five brothers and six sisters.

BLACK, Edna Marguerite (Yarbrough); b: 22Nov1921, Camden, IL; d: 28Apr1995, Beardstown, IL; bu: White Oak Cemetery, near Brooklyn, IL; m: Donald E. Black on 14Sep1941 in Palmyra, MO; fa: Bart Yarbrough; mo: Fannie Green. Husband preceded in death 23Oct1988. Resident of Rushville, IL Survived by one son: William T. Black of Rushville; four daughters: Diane Ham of Ripley, Harriett A. Wetherell of Beardstown, Karen J. Black and Kathryn L. Black, both of Lincoln; six grand and two g-grandchildren; two sisters: Helen Springer of Colona and Jenieve Hudson of Canton. Preceded by seven brothers and one sister.

BLACK, Elizabeth; b: 1Jul1907, Jacksonville, IL; d: 4May1982, Springfield, IL; bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville; fa: Dr. Carl E. Black; mo: Bessie McLaughlin. Resident of Jacksonville. Survived by one sister: Mrs. George Drennan of Jacksonville and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded by two brothers and three sisters.

BLACK, Elwyn G. "Blackie" b: 16Oct1914, Cooperstown, IL; d: 28Sep1993, Meredosia, IL; bu: Oakland Cemetery, Meredosia, IL; m: Nellie Marie Surratt (date and place not stated); fa: George Black; mo: Stella Ransom. Wife preceded in death 27Feb1993. WWII Army vet. Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Thomas (Beverly) Newman of Spring Valley; three grand and two g-grandchildren; one brother: Roy Black of Quincy; three sisters: Mrs. Betty Brown of Pekin, Mrs. Ella Putnam of Mt. Sterling, and Mrs. Judy Buchanan of Lexington, N.C. Preceded by two brothers.

BLACK, Eugene; b: 8Jan1908, Jacksonville, IL; d: 30Aug1979, Jacksonville, IL; bu: East Cemetery, Jacksonville; m: Martha Sheffield (date and place not stated); fa: Milton Black; mo: Fannie Fuller. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Minnie Mounts of Jacksonville; a granddaughter: Gloria Abbey of Jacksonville; three g-grandchildren; two sisters: Mrs. Deniful Green and Mrs. Arola Chatman, both of Jacksonville; and several nephews and great-nephews.

BLACK, Eula May (Harris); b: 27Sep1894, Solisville, MO; d: 14Nov1982, Carrollton, IL; bu: Carrollton, IL; m: J. M. Black on 18Jul1918 (place not stated); fa: Robert Harris; mo: Mona Huckabay. Husband preceded in death 18Jul1965. WWII Army vet (nurse). Survived by one daughter: Mrs. John (Barbara) Leinhop of Leawood, Kans.; two grandchildren; two sisters: Mrs. Louise Talentino and Mrs. Laverna Bogue, both of Lansing, Mich.; and one brother: James H. Harris of Kansas City. Preceded by one son, one sister and one brother.

BLACK, Eveline (Flatt); b: 2Feb1894, near Eldred, IL; d: 17Oct1991, Carrollton, IL; bu: Carrollton, IL; m: Benjamin T. Black on 20Dec1913 in Carrollton; fa: Calton H. Flatt; mo: Hulda Tursty. Husband preceded in death 1Aug1951. Resident of Eldred, IL Survived by three daughters: Helen Handlin of Eldred, Ellen Querrey of Tallulah, La., and Mary Whitlock of Carrollton; nine grand, 20 g-grand and four g-g-grandchildren. Preceded by one brother and five sisters.

BLACK, Frank James; b: 24May1934, Ethel, Miss.; d: 20Nov1994, Jacksonville, IL; bu: (not stated); m: Shirley Day Hodge on 24Dec1967 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Frank Black; mo: Myrtle Watkins. Survived by his wife; a brother: Ralph H. Back; three step-children: James A. (wife, Cheryl) Hodge of Versailles, Tallula A. Brennan of Peoria and Narleen Osborn Owens of Jacksonville; and ten grandchildren. Preceded by his parents; one brother: William B. Black; and one grandson.

BLACK, Gale E.; b: 22Aug1933, Brown Co., IL; d: 7Nov1979, Pekin, IL; bu: Oakland Cemetery, Meredosia, IL; m: Marcella Atkinson in 1951 at Jacksonville, IL; fa: George Black; mo: Stella Ransom. Resident of Pekin, IL Survived by his wife; these children: Sharon Folsom, Edward and Kim, all of Pekin, Anna Mae Leveque of Pekin; four grandchildren; threes brothers and sisters: Elwyn Black of Meredosia, Eugene Black of Manito, Roy Black of Quincy, Betty Brown of Pekin, Ella Putnam of Mt. Sterling, and Judy Buchanan of Lexington, N.C.

BLACK, Gladys (Andrews); b: 28Aug1909, Akron, OH; d: 17Oct1995, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville; m: Paul Black, Sr. on 15Nov1924 (place not stated); fa: Phillip Andrews; mo: Sadie Brown. Husband preceded in death 27Nov1991. Survived by one son: Richard Lee Black of Jacksonville; six grand and five g-grandchildren; and three sisters: Elsie Young of Springfield, Phyllis Petticord of Oklahoma and Velma of Beardstown. Preceded by two sons: Paul Black, Jr. and Harold Wayne Black; two grandchildren; one brother: Phillip Andrews; and one sister: Stella Horn.

BLACK, Harold L.; b: 1Feb1906, Morgan Co., IL; d: 16Dec1993, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Ebenezer Cemetery; m: Norma Leith on 27Apr1929 (place not stated); fa: William Logan Black; mo: May Lurton. Wife preceded in death 24Oct1976. Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Tim (Rebecca) Colvin of Modesto; a son: Gerald Black of Mesa, AZ; six grand, two step-grand, four g-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by an infant son; two infant brothers; and three sisters: Erma Black, Etta Grange and Alberta Black.

BLACK, Harold Wayne "Blackie"; b: 6Nov1926, Jacksonville, IL; d: 24Nov1983, Jacksonville, Il; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville; fa: Paul Black; mo: Gladys Andrews. Survived by his parents; two brothers: Paul Black, Jr. of Rock Island, and Richard Lee Black of Jacksonville.

BLACK, Hazel L. (Yarbrough); b: 6Apr1913, Camden, IL; d: 6Apr1991, Springfield, IL; bu: Rushville, IL; m: Roy Black on 17Mar1941 in Palmyra, IL; fa: Bart Yarbrough; mo: Fannie Green. Husband preceded in death 4Dec1958. Resident of Rushville. Survived by three sisters: Helen Springer of Colona, Marguerite Black of Rushville, and Jenieve Hudson of Canton; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded by seven brothers.

BLACK, Helen L. (Smith); b: 14Oct1913 White Hall, IL; d: 2Jan1994, Jacksonville, Il; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville; m: Lloyd L. Black on 23Nov1932 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: William Lewis Smith; mo: Iva Mae Suter. Husband preceded in death in 1984. Survived by two sons: Robert E. (wife, Kay) and James A. (wife, Carolyn), both of Jacksonville; three daughters: Mrs. Robert (Barbara) Lutz of Florissant, MO, Mrs. Paul (Betty) Peterson of Jacksonville, and Mrs. Walter (Joyce) Lehner of Sun Lakes, AZ; 15 grand and 13 g-grandchildren. Preceded by one brother: Lewis Smith.

BLACK, Ina (Thompson); b: 22Aug1890, Cass Co., IL; d: 28Mar1976, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery; m: Frank Black (date and place not stated); fa: Robert Thompson; mo: Rovena (surname not stated). Husband preceded in death in 1946. Survived by four daughters: Mrs. Viola Hardin, and Mrs. Alice Virgin, both of Jacksonville, Mrs. Lorena Crews of Louisiana, MO, and Mrs. Pauline Hankins of Wilmington; 11 grand, 27 g-grand and six g-g-grandchildren.

BLACK, Ione L. (Linder); b: (not stated); d: 22Nov1988, Wilmington, Delaware; bu: (not stated); m: Dr. C. Ellsworth Black II (date and place not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). Husband preceded in death 4Jun1973. Was 94 years of age at death. Survived by a son: Carl E. Black III, and his wife, Roberta Butler Black; a daughter: Ardeen Black Webb; four grand and three g-grandchildren; and a brother: Isham Doyle Linder.

BLACK, Irma D.; b: 4Apr1892, Morgan Co., IL: d: 6Aug1985, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Ebenezer Cemetery (cremated); fa: Logan W. Black; mo: May Lurton. Survived by one brother: Harold L. Black of rural Jacksonville; one sister: Etta M. Grange of rural Jacksonville; one niece: Ms. Tim (Becky) Colvin of rural Modesto; one nephew: Jerry K. Black of Mesa, Arizona. Preceded by one sister.

BLACK, Jane M. (March); b: 24Jan1916, Carrollton, IL; d: 12Jan1986, Dallas, TX; bu: Carrollton, IL; m: Kenneth W. Black on 20Nov1937 in St. Charles, MO; fa: Dr. S. F. March; mo: Alta Witt. Husband preceded in death 22Jun1981. Resident of Carrollton, IL Survived by two sons: Kent of Dallas and Steve of Champaign; four grandchildren; two sisters: Mrs. Samuel E. (Glenda) Klein of Carrollton, and Mrs. Guy (Martha) Quick of Alton. [Member: Greene County Historical and Genealogical Society]

BLACK, John Fairley; b: 26Nov1917, Philadelphia, Pa.; b: 24Jan1996, Ft. Walton Beach, FL; bu: St. Stephen's Episcopal Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: Geraldine Adams (date and place not stated); fa: Clarence Linwood Black; mo: Margaret McEachern. Survived by his wife; formerly of Summer Hill; two sons: John L. Back and Jeremiah C. (wife, Faye F.) Black, both of Ft. Walton Beach, FL; and three grandchildren.

BLACK, Kenneth W.; b: (date not stated), Greene Co., IL; d: 22Jun1981, Carrollton, IL; bu: Carrollton, IL; m: Jane March on 29Nov1937 in St. Charles, MO; fa: Robert J. Black; mo: Lucy Eva Barrett. Was 70 years of age at death. Survived by his wife; two sons: Steve of Hannibal, MO, and Kent of Dallas, TX; four grandchildren; one sister: Ella Black of Carrollton. Preceded in death by one sister and one brother.

BLACK, Letha (Moore); b: 15Oct1897, Brown Co., IL; d: 30Sep1987, Rushville, IL; bu.: Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Harry Black on 9Oct1937 in Macon, MO; fa: Adrian Cheiver Moore; mo: Mary Carter. Husband preceded in death 4Sep1965. Resident of Mt. Sterling. Survived by one nephew and one niece. Preceded by five brothers.

BLACK, Marie (Pipenbring) Davis; b: (date not stated), Jacksonville, IL; d: 5May1977, Shawnee Mission, Kansas; bu.: Kansas; m: 1) Berry Davis; and 2) Eugene Black (dates and places not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). Survived these children: Barbara Nicoll and James L. Davis, both of Kansas, and Mary Beth Kipp of Texas; a number of grand and g-grandchildren; and two sisters: Mrs. Margaret Gruny of Jacksonville, and Mrs. Corrine White of Sun City, Arizona.

BLACK, Martha Jane (Ewing); b: 31May1917, Roseville, IL; d: 22Dec1988, Springfield, IL; bu.: Rushville, IL; m: Ray Black on 29Mar1940 in New London, MO; fa: Ralph Ewing; mo: Annie Settles. Husband preceded in death 28Nov1978. Resident of Rushville. Survived by a son: Roger Black of San Diego; a daughter: Judy Hegarty of Uniontown, OH; six grandchildren; a brother: Jim Ewing of Rushville; and three sisters: Mildred Walters of Cheyenne, Wyo., Mary Englehardt of Iowa City, IA, and Margaret King of Rushville. Preceded by three brothers.

BLACK, Martha (Sheffield); b: 9Jan1902, Hastings, Neb.; d: 1Sep1988, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: East Cemetery, Jacksonville; m: Eugene Black (date and place not stated); fa: (not stated); mo: Minnie Sheffield. Husband preceded in death 30Aug1979. Survived by one granddaughter: Mrs. Gloria Abbey Lyles of Jacksonville; three g-grandchildren: Tracey Abbey and Harlen Abbey, both of Jacksonville, and Jewel Harper of Springfield; and two g-g-grandchildren. Preceded by one son and one daughter.

BLACK, Nellie Irene (Catterson) Williams; b: (date not stated), Walkerville, IL; d: 28Jul1981, White Hall, IL; bu.: (not stated); m: 1) Walter Williams in 1926; and 2) Walter Black in 1941 (places not stated); fa: William Catterson; mo: Sarah Holmes. 1st husband preceded in death in 1941; 2nd in 1953. A resident of White Hall; was 76 years of age at death. Survived by two sons: Eugene Williams of Carrollton, and Bill Black of White Hall; one daughter: Ruth Daugherty of Waterloo; 10 grandchildren; one g-grandchild; a half-sister: Sylvia of Michigan. Preceded by three brothers.

BLACK, Nellie Marie (Surratt); b: 11Apr1913 (place not stated); d: 27Feb1993, Spring Valley, IL; bu.; Oakland Cemetery, Meredosia, IL; m: Elwyn G. Black (date and place not stated); fa: Fred Surratt; mo: Maude Phillip. Resident of Spring Valley; formerly of Meredosia. Survived by her husband of Spring Valley; one daughter: Mrs. Thomas (Beverly) Newman of Spring Valley; three grand and two g-grandchildren; and one brother: Charles Surratt of Meredosia. Preceded by two sisters: Mel Pate and Ruby Kirkpatrick; and two brothers: Dewey and Francis Surratt.

BLACK, Norma K. (Leith); b: 22Jan1912, Maplewood, MO; d: 24Oct1976, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Ebenezer Cemetery; m: Harold L. Black on 24Apr1929 (place not stated); fa: James R. Leith; mo: Clara Hassler. Resided east of Jacksonville, IL Survived by her husband; these children: Mrs. Tim (Rebecca) Colvin of rural Modesto, and Gerald Black of Jacksonville; six grandchildren; these sisters: Louise Peck of Oneonta, AL, Betty Bonafede of St. Louis, MO, and Dorothy Wengler of Jacksonville; three step-sisters: ruth Fire, Elizabeth Stubblefield, and Helen Wells, all of Springfield. Preceded by one son and a brother: Robert.

BLACK, Paul E.; b: 6Jan1946, Moline, IL; d: 4Aug1982, Rock Island, IL; bu.: National Cemetery, Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, IL; m: Sandra Epperson on 16Aug1969 in Rock Island; fa: Paul Black; mo: Esther Heriford. A former resident of Jacksonville. Vietnam War vet. Survived by his wife; his parents; three sons: Andrew, Jeffrey and Eric, all at home; his grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. Paul Black, Sr. of Jacksonville; three sisters: Mrs. Linda Marchese of Milan, Mrs. Debbie Chambers, and Miss Sheri Black, both of Rock Island; and a brother: Charles R. Black of Collinsville.

BLACK, Paul, Jr.; b: 1Jun1925, Jacksonville, IL; d: 29Mar1995, Moline, IL; bu.: National Cemetery, Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, IL; m: Esther Heriford on 24Feb1945 in Murrayville, IL Resident of Rock Island, IL WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; three daughters: Mrs. Carmen (Linda) Marchese, and Mrs. Michael (Debbie) McGonigle, both of Milan, and Sherri Black of Rock Island; a son: Charles "Rick" Black of Willowbrook; five grandchildren; his mother of Jacksonville; a brother: Richard Black of Jacksonville; and a daughter-in-law: Sandra Black Forsyth of Rock Island. Preceded by a son: Paul Black in 1982.

BLACK, Paul S.; b: 19Dec1900, Morgan Co., IL; d: 4Apr1983, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: 1) Allyne Wilson on 11Nov1923 (place not stated); and 2) Dorothy Catherine Duncan (date and place not stated); fa: Charles S. Black; mo: Ida May Cully. 1st wife died 28Feb1933. Survived by his wife only. He was the last of his immediate family and was preceded by two brothers and one sister.

BLACK, Paul, Sr.; b: 15May1903, Fayetteville, Ark.; d: 27Nov1991, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Gladys Andrews on 15Nov1924 (place not stated); fa: George Black; mo: Sarah Smallen. Survived by his wife; two sons: Paul Black, Jr. of Rock Island, and Richard Lee Black of Jacksonville; six grand and six g-grandchildren. Preceded by one son: Harold Wayne; two grandchildren; two brothers; and one sister.

BLACK, Robert L.; b: 17Feb1930, Carrollton, IL; d: 22Dec1993, Alton, IL; bu.: Carrollton, IL; m: ZoAnn Batley on 9Dec1962 in Milton, IL; fa: Thomas J. Black; mo: Nellie Simonds. Resident of Jerseyville, IL Army vet. Survived by his wife; two daughters: Christine and Catherine Black of Alton; a son: Robert Loren Black of Jerseyville; and a sister: Helen Mills of Jacksonville. Preceded by his parents and an infant sister.

BLACK, Dr. Russell F.; b: 26Jan1898, Beardstown, IL; d: 15Feb1981, Beardstown, IL; bu.: Oak Grove Cemetery, Beardstown, IL; m: Mabel Hansmeyer on 24Jun1923 in Beardstown, IL; fa: J. Sylvester Black; mo: Katherine Neelsch. WWI vet. Survived by his wife; a cousin: Mrs. Irene Clinton Jokisch of Beardstown. Preceded by two brothers.

BLACK, Sarah A. (Lenhart); b: 10Aug1903, Schuyler Co., IL; d: 26Jun1984, Chillicothe, IL; bu.: Rushville, IL; m: John Hubert Black on 5Aug1938 in Palmyra, MO; fa: George R. Lenhart; mo: Bertha Bell. Survived by her husband; a son: Robert Black of Lacon; three grandchildren; and a sister: Mrs. Byron (Georgia) Horney of Littleton. Preceded by a son.

BLACK, Terry Wayne; b: 7Jun1959, Jacksonville, IL; d: 13Jun1991, Springfield, IL; bu.: (not stated); fa: Richard Lee Black; mo: Rose Potter. Resident of Stockton, MO; formerly of Jacksonville, IL Survived by his parents of Jacksonville; one brother: Larry Black of Jacksonville; one sister: Mrs. Doug (Anglea) Chamness of Pana; paternal grandparents: Paul and Gladys Black of Jacksonville; maternal grandmother: Florence Young of Jacksonville; one nephew: Derek Chamness of Pana; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

BLACK, Walter L.; b: 27Apr1918, Philadelphia, IL; d: 11Jan1996, Rushville, IL; bu.: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, IL; fa: Alva C. Black; mo: Ila Mae Walton. Resident of Virginia, IL Army vet. Survived by two sisters: Frances Black of Virginia and Della Stark of Morton; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by one brother: Harry Black; and four sisters: Mabel Cramer, Iva Black, Glenna Lyles and Nadine Black.

BLACK, Warren Mitchell "Bud"; b: 10Jun1923, Jacksonville, IL; d: 29Apr1982, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Winchester, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Fred Black; mo: Addie Mitchell. Resident of Winchester. WWII and Korean War vet. Survived by his children: Steven Black of Brady, TX, David Black of Dallas, TX, Candice Weatherman of Brady, TX, Randy Black of Dallas, TX, Suzanne Black of San Antonio, TX, Warren Black, Jr. of Dallas, TX, and Nancy Black of Dallas, TX; five grandchildren; one sister: Mrs. Arthur (Jeannette) Lietze of Belleville.

BLACK, Zella B. (Hatcher); b: (date not stated), Scott Co., IL; d: 23May1976, Citrus Heights, CA; bu.: East Lawn Cemetery, Sacramento, CA; m: Mead Black (date and place not stated); fa: Richard E. Hatcher; mo: Lura Belle Ligon. Husband preceded in death in 1964. A former resident of Jacksonville, IL; moved west in the 1960's. Survived by her daughter: Mrs. Hazel Filson of Citrus Heights, CA; a grandson: Dick Filson; five g-grandchildren; four step-children; a half-brother; and five half-sisters.

BLACKBURN, Bessie (Hughes) Grantham; b: 9Sep1893, Kentucky; d: 14Oct1985, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville; m: 1) J. G. Grantham; and 2) Fletcher J. Blackburn (dates and place not stated); fa: Abner Cortez Hughes; mo: Margaret Twyford. Both husbands preceded in death; 2nd one in 1959. Survived by one nephew: Charles Reid of Jacksonville; two nieces: Jean Martin of Alexander and Margaret Freeman of Versailles; and two step-daughters: Mary Blackburn of St. Louis, and Marge Bancroft of Laguna, CA; and four step-grandchildren. Preceded by her parents; one brother; four sisters; and one step-son: Bill Blackburn.

BLACKBURN, Charles Henry; b: 24Aug1904, Pittsburgh, Pa.; d: 8Sep1986, Jacksonville, IL (Barton W. Stone Home); bu.: Graceland Cemetery, Decatur, IL; m: Maude L. Kibler on 4Mar1934 in Dunkirk, IN; fa: Charles Grant Blackburn; mo: Henrietta Galbreath. Wife preceded in death in 1977. A former resident of Decatur, IL Survived by one foster daughter: Mrs. Walter (Pat) Jackson of Roselle; and one foster granddaughter: Mrs. Lindley Bracelin of Champaign. Preceded by a half-sister.

BLACKBURN, Clement B.; b: 22Feb1922, Winchester, IL; d: 3Apr1995, Pekin, IL; bu.: Winchester, Ill; m: Dorothy L. Fowler on 27Jun1942 in Winchester, IL; fa: Lincoln Blackburn; mo: Bess Templin. Wife preceded in death 16Sep1991 in Peoria, IL Resident of Delavan, IL WWII Army vet. Survived by one son: Danny J. Blackburn of Westmont; one brother: Richard Blackburn of Winchester; and one sister: Vivian Plowman of Winchester.

BLACKBURN, Dean; b: 1Jan1923, Scott Co., IL; d: 6Jan1978, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Pine Tree Cemetery, Patterson, IL; m: Betty Hoots on 1Jun1946 in Winchester, IL; fa: Arthur Blackburn; mo: Doris Six. Resident of Winchester. WWII Air Force vet. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Deanna McEvers of Greenfield; and four grandchildren; his mother: Doris Blackburn of Winchester; and two sisters: Mrs. Francis (Fern) Placke, and Mrs. Dale (Mardell) Coultas, both of Bluffs. Preceded by a daughter: Mrs. Kay Boston; and one granddaughter.

BLACKBURN, Doris Vey (Six); b: 2Jul1905, Oxville, IL; d: 5Jun1990, Bluffs, IL; bu.: (not stated); m: Arthur Blackburn in 1922 (place not stated); fa: Joseph Six; mo: Ida Tash. Husband preceded in death in 1944. Resident of Winchester, IL Survived by two daughters: Ferne Placke and Mardell Coultas, both of Bluffs; five granddaughters: Mrs. Byron (Susan) Hamman of Meredosia, Mrs. Glen (VeyAnn) Vortman, Mrs Lonnie (Karen) Dugan, and Marily Placke, all of Bluffs, and Mrs. Gary (Deanna) McEvers of Greenfield; 12 g-grandchildren; two g-g-grandchildren; and a sister: Ruth Bates of Beardstown. Preceded by a son: Dean Blackburn; a granddaughter: Kay Boston; two g-granddaughters: Lori Boston and Gena McEvers; a brother; and two sisters.

BLACKBURN, Dorothy L. (Fowler); b: 18Apr1924, Winchester, IL; d: 16Sep1991, Peoria, IL; bu.: Winchester, IL; m: Clement Blackburn on 27Jun1942 in Winchester, IL; fa: Bert A. Fowler; mo: Ruth Cockerill. Resident of Delavan, IL Survived by her husband; and one son: Dan Blackburn of Westmont.

BLACKBURN, Earl J.; b: 31Mar1898 (place not stated); d: 19Dec1984, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Manchester, IL; m: Gladys Ballard (date and place not stated); fa: George Blackburn; mo: Lura Billings. Wife preceded in death 8Arp1979. Resident of White Hall; formerly of Manchester. Survived by five grandchildren: Mrs. Mike (Pat) Fisher, Mrs. Judy Harmon, and Gordon Blackburn, all of White Hall, Mary Lou Blackburn of Jacksonville, and Rusty Blackburn of Roodhouse; and three g-grandchildren. Preceded by a son; two sisters; two brothers; and one grandson.

BLACKBURN, Eileen (Drummond); b: 24Jul1921, Glasgow, IL; d: 20Jan1990, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: (not stated); m: Paul L. Blackburn on 14Nov1971 in Braidwood, IL; fa: Bert Drummond; mo: Ruby Greeley. Resident of Winchester, IL Survived by her husband; two sons: Allen Palmer of Mokena and John Palmer of Sarasota, FL; four grandchildren: Wendy Palmer and Terrie Lynn Palmer, both of Edinburg, and Daniel Palmer and Cara Palmer, both of Mokena; two step-grandchildren; two brothers: Robert Drummond of Pittsburgh, CA, and Don Drummond of Manchaca, TX; and two sisters: June Brinker of Glasgow and Dora Rickman of Centralia. Preceded by one son: Bradley Palmer; and one brother: Gerald Drummond.

BLACKBURN, Georgia (Nettles); b: 27Jan1905, Roodhouse, IL; d: 4Aug1986, White Hall, IL; bu.: Manchester, IL; m: Leroy Blackburn on 5May1928 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: George Nettles; mo: Sarah Whewell. Husband preceded in death 18Mar1982. Resident of Roodhouse, IL Survived by a sister: Mrs. Ward (Hazel) Randall of West Field, N.J.; and a nephew: Larry Gilmore of Peoria. Preceded by two sisters.

BLACKBURN, Gladys M. (Ballard); b: 27Aug1898, White Hall, IL; d: 8Apr1979, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Manchester, IL; m: Earl Blackburn on 3Sep1919 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Frank Ballard; mo: Daisy Barnett. Resident of Manchester, IL Survived by her husband; a son: Wayne of Cahokia; four grand and two g-grandchildren; and a sister: Ada Hudson of Manchester. Preceded by one grandchild; a sister; and two brothers.

BLACKBURN, Leroy; b: 17Nov1907, Glasgow, IL; d: 18Mar1982, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Manchester, IL; m: Georgia Mae Nettles on 5May1928 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Bert L. Blackburn; mo: Maude Young. Resident of Roodhouse, IL Survived by his wife and a sister: Mrs. Frank (Mildred) Boston of Winchester.

BLACKBURN, Mark C.; b: 23Sep1968, Macomb, IL; d: 15Feb1991, Springfield, IL; bu.: Brooklyn, IL; fa: Jim Blackburn; mo: Sally Jo Irvin. Survived by his parents of Brooklyn; maternal grandparents: William and Lucille Irvin of Rushville; paternal grandparents: Cyril and Reatha Blackburn of Brooklyn; and one brother: David Blackburn of Brooklyn. Preceded by a brother: Steven.

BLACKBURN, Mary Elizabeth; b: (not stated); d: 3Apr1989, St. Louis, MO; bu.: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; fa: Fletcher Jordan Blackburn; mo: Nellie Miller. Survived by a sister: Mrs. Richard (Marjorie) Bancroft of Laguna Beach, CA; a niece: Nelda Sue Walker of Auburn; and three nephews: Fletcher Blackburn of Roodhouse, John Blackburn of Vernon Hills and Gregory Bancroft of Los Altos Hills, CA Preceded by a brother: William Edmund Blackburn.

BLACKBURN, Maxine Virginia (Smock) Northcutt; b: 26Jun1921, Roodhouse, IL; d: 9Dec1987, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Glasgow, IL; m: 1) David Northcutt in 1939 at Bowling Green, MO; and 2) Buell Blackburn on 31Dec1955 in Winchester, IL; fa: Charles Russell Smock; mo: Laveta Brown. 1st husband preceded in death in 1954; 2nd in 1969. Resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Glasgow. Survived by three daughters: Mrs. Kenneth "J.B." (Patricia Sue) Fay of Alsey, Mrs. Wilson (Donna Jean) Ford of Sales Mount and Mrs. Gary (Ruth Ann) Vaughn of Jacksonville; six grand and five g-grandchildren; four step-grand and four step great-grandchildren; one sister: Bea Lewis of Jacksonville; three brothers: Richard Gerald Smock of Roodhouse, Robert Smock of Jacksonville, and Russell Lloyd of Florida. Preceded by two brothers: Gene and Charles; one sister: Frances Carnahan; and one grandson: Scott Hillman.

BLACKBURN, William Edmund; b: 24Jan1912, Jacksonville, IL; d: 6Oct1979, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville; m: Mary Emma Keal on 31Oct1937 in Arcola, IL; fa: Fletcher J. Blackburn; mo: Nellie Miller. Resident of rural Roodhouse, IL Survived by his wife; three children: Mrs. Tom (Nelda Sue) Walker of Auburn, Fletcher Harrison Blackburn of rural Roodhouse, and John Edward Blackburn of Vernon Hills; two sisters: Marjorie Bancroft of Laguna Beach, CA, and Mary Elizabeth Blackburn of St. Louis, MO; six grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

BLACKBURN, Zelma Florine; b: 21Aug1908, near Industry, IL; d: 28Aug1996, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Rushville, IL; fa: Elmer Blackburn; mo: Ada Peacock. Survived by several nieces and nephews; two of whom were raised in her home: Donald Lee Agans of Savoy and Jerry Agans of Jacksonville; two sisters: Mrs. Ruby Cooper and Mrs. Doris Birdsong, both of Jacksonville. Preceded by a nephew, also raised in her home: Walter Agans, Jr.; one sister: Esther Agans; and four brothers: Gail, Vernon, Leslie and Wayne Blackburn.

BLACKETER, Marvon Houston; b: 15Dec1900, Sulpher Springs Mo.; d: 16Jul1978, Pittsfield, IL; bu.: Samuel Taylor Cemetery, Rockport, IL; m: (1) Thelma Irene Chaplin of Pleasant Hill, IL (date and place not stated), she preceded him in death in July 1930, along with a daughter, Ella Mae, who was 9 months old at the time of death; (2) Jene Eveland of Louisiana, MO on Nov. 29, 1947 (date & place not given); fa: Thomas Sylvester Blacketer of Rockport, IL; mo: Anna Warren , who preceded him death and was a resident of rural Rockport, IL. Resident of rural Pittsfield. Survived by his wife; these children: Mrs. Ilah Garner of Palmyra, MO, Mrs. Dona Coffey of Pittsfield, Miss Marva Blacketer of Pittsfield, Carl H. of Pittsfield, and Robert M. of Rockport; 13 grand and 11 g-grandchildren; and a brother: Thomas EdwardBlacketer of Rockport (Items in italic were added from information provided by a family member to help correct information shown in the original obit).

BLACKETTER, Harriett M. (Bradshaw); b: 29Dec1902, Hull, IL; d: 18Apr1995, Barry, IL; bu.: Park Lawn Cemetery, Barry, IL; m: William Lee Blacketter in August, 1918 at Hannibal, MO; fa Leroy Bradshaw; mo: Ollie P. Jones. Husband preceded in death 19Sep1987. Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Lewis (LaVeta) Oitker of Barry; five grand, five g-grandchildren; one g-g-grandchild; four brothers: Donald of Foristell, MO, Tom of Orange Park, Fla, Billk of Clayton and Delmar Bradshaw of Marblehead; four sisters: Roseanna Davis of Hannibal, MO, Juanita Metcalf of Barry, Alice Fantz of Hannibal, MO, and Loretta Spear of Ewing, MO; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by one son: William Leroy Blacketter; her parents and step-mother; five brothers; and one sister.

BLACKETTER, William Lee; b: 4Feb1897, rural New Canton, IL; d: 19Sep1987, Pittsfield, IL; bu.: Park Lawn Cemetery, Barry, IL; m: Harriet Bradshaw in August, 1918 at Hannibal, MO; fa: William J. Blacketter; mo: Fannie Belle (surname not stated). Resident of Barry, IL Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mrs. Lewis (Laveta) Oitker; one son: William Leroy Blacketter; five grand and four g-grandchildren; and one sister: Mrs. Earl (Mary) Kennedy. Preceded by three sisters and one brother.

BLACKKETTER, Della M. (Sponsler); b: 9Mar1911, Marine, IL; d: 9Feb1985, White Hall, IL; bu.: White Hall, IL; m: Claude Blackketter on 26Sep1928 in Jerseyville, IL; fa: Clarence Sponsler; mo: Emoline Katterman. Survived by her husband; two daughters: Mrs. Dean (Winifred) Taylor of Diamond Head, Ark., and Mrs. Danny (Claudia) DeShasier of White Hall; three sons: J. C. of Rescue, CA, Phillip of Kansas City, MO; and Darwin of Bethalto; one sister: Nina Tooley of Portland, Ore.; one brother: Clarence Sponsler of Portland, Ore.; 23 grand and five g-grandchildren. Preceded by one sister and six brothers.

BLACKLEDGE, Janice C. (North); b: 16Oct1942, Somerville, Mass.; d: 28Dec1992, Venice, FL; bu.: (not stated); m: Jerry Blackledge on 8Aug1992 in Venice, FL; fa: Robert B. North; mo: Edith Welch. Survived by her husband; a step-son: Jerry Blackledge, Jr. of Quincy; a step-daughter: Crystal Daughtery of Payson; one step grandchild; two brothers: Thomas North of Goffstown, N.H., and Geoff North of North Carver, Mass.; one niece; two aunts; and one uncle.

BLACKLEDGE, Jesse Leon "Lonnie"; b: 24Jun1926, Rockport, IL; d: 30Oct1990, Quincy, IL; bu.: Samuel Taylor Cemetery, Rockport, IL; m: Gladys D. Grimsley on 21Jul1943 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: William Henry Blackledge; mo: Viola Billings. Resident of Kinderhook, IL WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; two sons: Gerald Blackledge of Venice, FL, and Randy Blackledge of Hull; three daughters: Rhonda Thomas of Kinderhook and Pam Stevens and Lori Ann Blackledge, both of Quincy; 13 grand and nine g-grandchildren; two brothers: William H. and Gilbert Blackledge of Rockport; and two sisters: Clara Bradley and Dora Ellison, both of Rockport. Preceded by a daughter: Patricia Altheide; a brother: Tom; and three sisters: Velma Foster, Cornelia and Dorothy Blackledge.

BLACKLEDGE, Viola May (Billings); b: 22Aug1891, Pike Co., IL; d: 14Jan1978, Pittsfield, IL; bu.: Samuel Taylor Cemetery, north of Rockport, IL; m: William Blackledge (date and place not stated); fa: Albert Billings; mo: Dora Smith. Husband preceded in death in 1961. Resident of Rockport. Survived by four sons and three daughters: William Jr., Gilbert, Mrs. Clara Bradley and Mrs. Dora Lorene Ellison, all of Rockport, Leon of Kinderhook, Thomas of Pacific Grove, CA, and Mrs. Wilma Foster of Quincy.

BLACKLOCK, Erma Marguerite (Coulter); b: 15Sep1904, Pittsfield, IL; d: 10Sep1995, Pittsfield, IL; bu.: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: William Blacklock on 21Nov1925 in Detroit, Mich.; fa: Charles S Coulter; mo: Pearl White. Husband preceded in death 21Mar1972. Resident of Pittsfield Manor Nursing Home; formerly of Quincy, IL Survived by numerous cousins, including Sue Klemme of Louisiana, MO, and Ellen Klemme of Jerseyville. Preceded by one brother and one sister.

BLACKLEY, William W.; b: 21Aug1931, Beardstown, IL; d: 4Jun1978, Beardstown, IL; bu.: St. Alexius Catholic Church Cemetery, Beardstown, IL; m: Viola "Bobbi" Smith on 1Jul1955 in Virginia, IL; fa: Fred Blackley; mo: Marie Bowman. Air Force vet. Survived by his wife; his mother: Mrs. Marie Hager of Beardstown; these children: Barbara Ann, Brenda Marie, William Charles, Brian Lee and Bradley Eugene, all at home; one grandchild; a sister: Mrs. Harry (Patsy) Lewis; and a half-brother: Mike Hager, both of Jacksonville.

BLACKMAN, Hazel (Dozer); b: 3Dec1905, near Versailles, IL; d: 16Oct1984, Rushville, IL (Culbertson Hospital); bu.: West Side Cemetery, Versailles, IL; m: John Blackman on 11Oct1929 in Macomb, IL; fa: Oliver Dozer; mo: Murl Behymer. Resident of Versailles, IL Husband preceded in death. Survived by one brother: Wayne Dozer of Grass Valley, CA Preceded by her parents and one daughter: Margery Heavner.

BLACKMAN, Imogene (Fernandes); b: 26Mar1909, Jacksonville, IL; d: 2Dec1976, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville; m: Samuel J. Blackman on 23Feb1935 (place not stated); fa: Allen C. Fernandes; mo: Sanie E. Souza. Husband preceded in death 15Aug1969. Survived by a brother and these sisters: Wilbur of Peoria, Mrs. Charles (Mary) McGrew of Milwaukee, Wisc., Mrs. Thomas (Betty) Burdge of Pekin, Miss Doris Fernandes of East Peoria; and a number of nieces and nephews, among them being Mrs. Jim (Sondra) Orris of Jacksonville.

BLACKORBY, Betty Lou (Smith); b: 8Jun1929, Jersey Co., IL; d: 26Jul1988, San Diego, CA; bu.: Oak Grove Cemetery; m: (not stated); fa: Don G. Smith; mo: Dora Whitlock. Resident of San Diego; formerly of Jerseyville, IL Survived by a daughter: Lona Blackorby of San Diego, CA; a son: Scott Blackorby of Jerseyville; two sisters: Ada Herridge of Fredericksburg, TX, and Vera Kennett of Alexander; and three brothers: Dale Smith of Medora, Carl Smith of Sun City, AZ, and George "Sam" Smith of Jerseyville.

BLACKORBY, Ernest; b: (not stated); d: 19Oct1979, Barry, IL; bu.: Park Land Cemetery, Barry, IL; m: Velda Morrow (date and place not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). Resident of Barry; was 66 years of age at death. Survived by his wife; a son: Charles of Barry; two sisters: Mrs. Melba Mosley of Winchester, and Mrs. Louise Krohler of Hannibal; four grand and two g-grandchildren; two step-grand and four step great-grandchildren.

BLACKORBY, Messa (Degerlia); b: 14Jul1896, Kampsville, IL; d: 14Jun1983, Jerseyville, IL; bu.: Indian Creek Cemetery, Calhoun Co., IL; m: Slocum L. Blackorby on 26Mar1916 in Hamburg, IL; fa: Stephen Degerlia; mo: Lydia Ferguson. Resident of near Pleasant Hill, IL Husband preceded in death 18Apr1981. Survivors include a daughter: Mrs. Edwin (Vernita) Kamp of rural Hamburg; and two grandchildren. Preceded by four brothers: and two sisters.

BLACKORBY, Slocum L.; b: 31May1892, Calhoun Co., IL; d: 21Apr1981, Louisiana, MO (Pike County Memorial Hospital); bu.: Indian Creek Cemetery, near Hamburg, IL; m: Messa Degerlia on 26Mar1916 in Hamburg, IL; fa: Lewis Blackorby; mo: Sarah Jane Crader. Resident of rural Hamburg, IL Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Edwin (Vernita) Kamp of rural Hamburg; and two grandchildren.

BLACKSTONE, Robert N.; b: 3Dec1909, Monmouth, IL; d: 12Feb1994, Carrollton, IL; bu.: Carrollton, IL; m: Marjorie Robinson on 31Aug1940 in St. Louis, MO; fa: George Blackstone; mo: Ethel Parker. Survived by his wife; two daughters: Janet Lane of Pittsfield, and Judy Little of Perry; two grandsons; one great-grandson; and one sister: Lois Blackstone of Monmouth. Preceded by a brother: Walter Blackstone; and a sister: Alice Green.

BLAESING, Ralph Herbert; b: 12Jan1917, Quincy, IL; d: 29Sep1992, Macomb, IL; bu.: Rushville, IL; m: 1) Iva Thompson (date and place not stated); and 2) Ellen Harris on 18Oct1968 in Rushville, IL; fa: Conrad Blaesing; mo: Anna Maas. 1st wife preceded in death. Resident of Rushville. Survived by his wife; three daughters: Mrs. Robert (Connie) Pepple and Laura Blaesing, both of Rushville, and Evelyn Robb of Phoenix, AZ; four sons: Mike Blaesing of Rushville, Dan Blaesing and Vern Blaesing, both of Macomb, and David Blaesing of Auburndale, FL; 21 grandchildren; one g-grandson; one brother: Lawrence Blaesing of St. Louis, MO; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by five sisters.

BLAHUT, Mary (Curtis); b: 16Apr1916, Murrayville, IL; d: 6Sep1994, Joliet, IL; bu.: Woodlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Joliet, IL; m: John Blahut (date and place not stated); fa: Charles H. Curtis; mo: Mary Greenwood. Survived by one brother: John F. Curtis of Jacksonville; and several nieces and nephews in the area. Preceded by her husband; her parents; three brothers: Kenneth, Russell and Harry Curtis; and two sisters: Edna Spencer and Martha Kane.

BLAIN, Irma Olivia; b: 27Jul1903, Greenview, IL; d: 4Feb1995, Menard Convalescent Center; bu.: Elmwood Cemetery, Greenview, IL; fa: George Blain; mo: Susan Graham. Resident of Greenview, IL Survived by one foster daughter: Evelyn Schou of Edgerton, Wisc.; one sister: Velma Kendall of Jacksonville; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by one sister.

BLAIR, Brace; b: 25May1907, Pearl, IL; d: 1Feb1992, Bloomington, IL; bu.: Green Pond Cemetery, near Pearl, IL; m: Nellie A. Gourley on 15Feb1929 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: Thomas F. Blair; mo: Oma Brace. Resident of Normal; formerly of Pearl. Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mary Ann Lacy of Normal; two grandchildren; and one g-granddaughter.

BLAIR, Charles W.; b: 9Nov1922, Alton, IL; d: 2Jan1988, Springfield, IL; bu.: Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Charles Blair; mo: (not stated); Resident of Jacksonville, IL Vet. Survived by two sons: Thomas C. Blair of Dearborn, Mich., and Steven A. Blair of East Alton; five grandchildren; four sisters: Louise Street of Alton, Ruth McNelly of Dow, Helen Lewis of Alton and Rose Dodd of Seattle, WA; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by a brother: Edwin T. Blair.

BLAIR, Dustin Allen; b; 29Jan1988, Springfield, IL; d: 29Jan1988, Springfield, Il; bu.: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, IL; fa: Mark Blair; mo: Brenda Coats. Parents were residents of Beardstown, IL Survived by his parents; maternal grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. Milton Coats of Beardstown; paternal grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. Frank Blair of Chandlerville; and paternal great-grandmother: Mrs. Mary Blair of Chandlerville.

BLAIR, Edwin L.; b: 25Jul1923, Versailles, IL; d: 20May1981, Mt. Sterling, IL; bu.: Catholic Cemetery, Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Judith Phillips in 1955 (place not stated); fa: Otha Blair; mo: Josephine Ritter. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Josie L. Blair of St. Peters, MO; a son: Edwin L. of Branson, MO; and two brothers: Otha of Branson, MO, and Delbert of Rockford.

BLAIR, Estgher (Kirk); b: 30Jul1897, Christian Co., IL; d: 26Feb1985, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: (cremated); m: McKendree M. Blair on 4Aug1924 (place not stated); fa: C. D. Kirk; mo: (not stated). Survived by her husband; two nieces: Mrs. Paul (Jackie) Felix of Taylorville, and Mildred Hartel; and a cousin: Mrs. Raymond (Lois) Yerkes of Polomona, CA Preceded by a brother: Glenn Ladd Kirk.

BLAIR, Francis E.; b: 12Oct1911, Scott Co., IL.; d: 11Sep1983, St. Louis, MO; bu.: (not stated); fa: Harley Blair; mo: Flora Walker. A resident of St. Louis, MO; formerly of Scott Co., IL Survived by the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. James (Mildred) Ellison, Mrs. Albert (Winifred) Suter, James E. Blair and Howard Blair, all of Erie, Mrs. Billy (Eldora) Grimsley of Wood River; Robert Blair of Florida, Mrs. Lois Tideman of San Bernardino, CA, Mrs. Earl (Dorothy) Hawkins of rural Roodhouse, and Mrs. Darin (Madeline) Carriger of rural Winchester. Preceded by one sister.

BLAIR, Jessie (Hinch); b: 12Nov1901, Barry, IL; d: 3Oct1988, Barry, IL; bu.: Park Lawn Cemetery, Barry, IL; m: Edward Everett Blair on 1Dec1919 in Barry, IL; fa: John Wesley Hinch; mo: Lula Mae Hull. Husband preceded in death 10 Sep 1986. Survived by two daughters: Freda Mae Hinds of Plainville, and Marjorie Florine Starr of Barry; a son: Darrell Edward Blair of Washington, IL; 11 grand, 22 g-grand and five g-g-grandchildren; and a sister: Marita Darline Johnson of Avondale, AZ Preceded by a son: Harry D.; a grandchild; three sisters; and a brother.

BLAIR, Joseph D.; b: 4Aug1913, Wellington, MO; d: 15Jan1982, Springfield, IL; bu.: Oakford Cemetery; m: Ruth Cawthon on 3Aug1933 in Crown Point, Ind.; fa: Albert Johnston Blair; mo: Nora Elizabeth Alumbaugh. Resident of rural Athens; formerly of Ashland. Survived by his wife; three children: Mrs. Nadine Barrington of La Mesa, CA, Mrs. Nora Zimmerman of rural Petersburg, and Michael A. Blair of Prescott, AZ; 12 grandchildren; two sisters: Mrs. Blanche Jones and Mrs. Ann Oldham, both of Chicago; three brothers: Ray of Albuquerque, N.M., Harold of Worthington, OH, and Al of St. Louis; several nieces and nephews. Preceded by three brothers and two sisters.

BLAIR, Josephine (Ritter); b: 9Sep1901, Brown Co., IL; d: 13May1984, Quincy, IL (Vet's Home); bu.: Catholic Cemetery, Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Otha E. Blair in June, 1918 in Brown Co., IL; fa: James Ritter; mo: Martha Stevenson. Husband preceded in death in 1965. A former resident of Mt. Sterling. Survived by two sons: Delbert Blair of Rockford and Otha Blair, Jr. of Branson, MO; 10 grand and 25 g-grandchildren; and a sister: Mrs. Bernice Baker of Streator. Preceded by a son; a grandson, four brothers and five sisters.

BLAIR, Lannie (Bingham); b: 22Feb1898, Fry, KY; d: 11Feb1982, Beardstown, IL; bu.: Chandlerville, IL; m: Hugh Blair on 17Jun1930 (place not stated); fa: George Bingham; mo: Mary Acree. Husband preceded in death in 1963. Resident of Chandlerville. Survived by two daughters: Eva Lou Blair and Hannah Marie Blair, both of Chandlerville; two brothers: Raymond Bingham of Virginia and Merle Bingham of Mountain Home, Ark.

BLAIR, LaRue (Winn) Rhodes; b: 28Apr1918, Utah; d: 14Sep1989, Salt Lake City, Utah; bu.: Salt Lake City, Utah.; M: 1) Jett Robert Rhodes on 6Jul1934 in Carrollton, IL; and 2) Ottis Blair on 31Jul1941 in Preston, Idaho; fa: John E. Winn; mo: Edna R. Callaway. Both husbands preceded in death; 2nd in 1983. A former resident of Roodhouse, IL Survived by a son: R. K. Rhodes of Roodhouse; two daughters: Colleen Mix and Edna Tarpley, both of Salt Lake City; eight grand and three g-grandchildren; and a sister: Grace Wickham of Castle Dale, Utah. Preceded by a grandson: David Michael Rhodes; and a sister.

BLAIR, Letha (Cox); b: 3Sep1900, Scott Co., IL; d: 24Mar1988, Jacksonville, IL (Meline Nursing Home); bu.: Glasgow, IL; m: Dale Blair in 1924 in Winchester, IL; fa: Edward Cox; mo: Lula Gregory. Husband preceded in death. Resident of Glasgow, IL Survived by one sister: Mrs. Bill (Iva) Moss of Winchester; two nieces: Rose Marie Phillips of Barry and Vera Fraser of White Hall; four nephews: Robert, Don and Jim Cox, all of Winchester, and Sam Cohagan of San Bernardino, Caif. Preceded by a brother: Clarence Cox; and two sisters: Dorothy Cox and Faye Cohagan.

BLAIR, Lillian M. (Taylor); b: 19Jan1907, Cass Co., IL; d: 15Feb1990, Petersburg, IL; bu.: Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, IL; m: Hugo D. Blair on 30Aug1925 (place not stated); fa: Neil Taylor; mo: Bertha Finch. Husband preceded in death. Survived by one son: Robert G. of Petersburg; one daughter: Dorothy J. Milstead of Oakford; four grand and six g-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

BLAIR, Louise A. (Barnard); b: 13Nov1895 (place not stated); d: 17Feb1991, Carlinville, IL; bu.: Oak Wood Cemetery, Greenfield, Il; m: Frank C. Blair, Sr. on 9Apr1918 in Greene Co., IL; fa: William J. Barnard; mo: Lola Lindsey. Husband preceded in death in 1986. Resident of Carlinville, IL Survived by three daughters: Eloise Featherstone of Greenfield; Estalene Beckman of Clayton and Faye Dwyer of Carlinville; one son: Frank Blair, Jr. of Carlinville; 15 grand and 29 g-grandchildren; two sisters: Sylvia McCauley of Jerseyville and Pandora Duncan of Monks Corner, S.C.; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by three children: Marvin in 1987, Wilma in 1932 and Elon in 1938; one g-granddaughter: Christina Carrillo in 1983; four brothers; and six sisters.

BLAIR, Marie (Irving); b: 22Aug1895, Williamsville, IL; d: 1Dec1983, Springfield, IL; bu.: Waverly, IL; m: Carl Blair (date and place not stated); fa: David C. Irvin; mo: Nancy Michael. Husband preceded in death. Survived by a sister: Ruth Barnett of Waverly; a brother: Ralph J. Irving of Springfield.

BLAIR, Mark A.; b: 24Aug1958, Danville, Il; d: 25Nov1990, Rushville, IL; bu.: Chandlerville, IL; m; Brenda Coats on 12Jun1987 in Paducah, KY; fa: Frank Blair; mo: Bertha Conner. Resident of Beardstown, IL Survived by his wife; his parents of Chandlerville; three brothers: Greg of Chandlerville, Brian of Beardstown, and Curtis of Virginia; one sister: Lori Blair of Chandlerville; and his paternal grandmother: Mary Blair of Chandlerville.

BLAIR, Mary Louise (Vermillion) Owens; b: 2Dec1923, Huntsville, IL; d: 15Jan1991, Rockford, IL; bu.: Mt. Horeb Cemetery; m: 1) Challis Owens (date and place not stated); and 2) Delbert L. Blair on 15Nov1945 (place not stated); fa: Lewis Vermillion; mo: Grace McMeins. 1st husband preceded in death 19Jun1944. Resident of Rockford; formerly of Mt. Sterling. Survived by her husband; six children: Mrs. Joseph (Norma) Anthony and Mrs. James (Mary Ann) Jobe, both of Rockford, Mrs. Eddie (Donna) Frese of Marco Island, FL, Donald Owens of Galesburg, Delbert L., Jr. of Riviera, AZ, and Michael E. of Rockford; one sister: Mrs. John (Edith) Boyles of Rockford; two brothers: Lewis and Edgar, both of Mt. Sterling; 19 grand and four g-grandchildren. Preceded by one brother.

BLAIR, Mary M. (Snyder); b: 7Oct1898, Cass Co., IL; d: 23Dec1995, Chandlerville, IL; bu.: Chandlerville, IL; m: John Blair on 15Feb1917 in Chandlerville, IL; fa: James O. Snyder; mo: Sarah Wilkey. Husband preceded in death in Jan, 1965. Survived by four sons: Willis (wife, Lynetta) Blair, John "Red" (wife, Shirley) Blair, Frank Blair and Paul (wife, Verna) Blair, all of Chandlerville; four daughters: Mrs. Cloyd (Beulah) Ishmael of Oakford, Doris Hoesman of rural Chandlerville, Eleanor Sandidge of rural Chandlerville, and Mrs. Alvin (Claudine) Pepmeyer of rural Havana; 21 grand, 38 g-grand and 35 g-g-grandchildren; two brothers: Jack Snyder of Petersburg and Bert Snyder of Edelstein; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by two sons-in-law: Jarvin Hoseman and Paul Sandidge; three grandsons; two brothers; and two sisters.

BLAIR, Opal M.; b: 2Jun1892 (place not stated); d: 28May1979, Carbondale, IL; bu.: Camp Butler Cemetery, Springfield, IL; m: 1) Marie Frye on 18Apr1918 (place not stated); and 2) Bertha Ruppert on 5Jun1958 (place not stated); fa: Frank Blair; mo: George Boyde. 1st wife preceded in death in 1955. Survived by his wife; two nieces: Mrs. Clarence Black, who was raised in the home of Opal and Marie Blair, and Barbara Jean Davis of South Bend, Ind.; and a nephew: Odell Woodward of Chapin.

BLAIR, Phillip S.; b: 8Jun1960, Havana, IL; d: 25Aug1979, south of Bath, Mason Co., IL; bu.: Chandlerville, IL; fa: Paul Blair; mo: Verna Eilers. Resident of Bath, IL Survived by his parents; and two sisters: Paula and Penny, at home; grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. LaVern Eilers and Mrs. Mary Blair, all of Chandlerville.

BLAIR, Russell W.; b: 9Nov1910, near Chandlerville, IL; d: 5Nov1982, Petersburg, IL; bu.: Mt. Olive Cemetery, near Chandlerville, IL; m: 1) Hildred R. Moffitt on 24Au1931 in Chandlerville, IL; and 2) Hilda Dirks Cogil on 20Mar1970 in Petersburg, IL; fa: William D. Blair; mo: Myrtle Collins. 1st wife preceded in death 25Nov1968. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Glen (Merle) Gabehart of Petersburg; a son: Robert G. Blair of Pekin; a step-son: Archer A. Cogil of San Jose, CA, 10 grand and 14 g-grandchildren; three sisters: Mrs. Alma Dearing and Mrs. June Stockov, both of Canton, and Mrs. Pauline Kramer of Chandlerville; three brothers: Sherrell Blair of Petersburg, Darrell Blair of Petersburg, and Bill Blair of Ashland.

BLAIR, Sherrell R.; b: 23Mar1919, Cass Co., IL; d: 22Jul1985, Springfield, IL; bu.: Mt. Olive Cemetery, near Chandlerville, IL; m: Marjorie Michael on 2Sep1941 (place not stated); fa: William David Blair; mo: Myrtle Merle Collins. Resident of Petersburg, IL WWII vet. Survived by his wife; a son: Dean Clair of Greenville, Miss.; a daughter: Barbara Herst of Springfield; four grandchildren; two brothers: Darrell of Petersburg and Bill of Ashland; and three sisters: Mrs. Alma Dearing of Canton, Mrs. Pauline Kramer of rural Chandlerville, and Mrs. June Stockov of Canton. Preceded by one brother: Russell.

BLAIR, William Curtis; b: 17Feb1892, near Wright, IL; d: 4Mar1991, Gainesville, FL (Oakes Nursing Home); bu.: White Hall, IL; m: Alta Jane Reynolds on 20Feb1912 in Berdan, IL; fa: William Henry Blair; mo: Mary Elizabeth Swan. Wife preceded in death 24Apr1963. Former resident of Delavan, IL and White Hall, IL Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Galen (Lucille) Tipps of Tremont and Velma Shewmaker of Gainesville, FL; 10 grand, 22 g-grand and five g-g-grandchildren; and one brother: Ernest L. of West Bend, IA. Preceded by a son: Wayne; one sister: Nellie Hagen; and two brothers: Frank and George.

BLAISDELL, Mildred (Hembrough); b: 20Sep1918, Asbury, IL; d: 24Dec1990, Florissant, MO (Christian Hospital); b: Asbury Cemetery; m: Richard Blaisdell (date and place not stated); fa: Frank E. Hembrough; mo: Lena Taylor. Husband preceded in death in 1981. A former resident of the Jacksonville, IL area. Survived by one brother: Rex T. Hembrough of Pensacola, FL; one niece: Janet Maure of Imperial, MO; one aunt: Dorothy Taylor of Jacksonville; and numerous cousins in the Jacksonville area.

BLAISDELL, Richard; b: (not stated); d: 21Sep1981 (place not stated); m: Mildred Hembrough (date and place not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). Was 62 years of age at death. (No survivors listed)

BLAISE, Robert L.; b: 22Apr1930, LaSalle, IL; d: 14Nov1981, Naples, FL; bu.: Sacred Heart Cemetery, Franklin, IL; m: Henrietta Hoffman in 1950 (place not stated); fa: Theodore Blaise; mo: Regina Pacquin. Former resident of Alexander, IL Vet. Survived by his wife and the following children: Mrs. Silvan (Janice) Nergenah of Jacksonville, Mrs. Malcom (Laura) Davidson of Roodhouse, and Robert L., Jr. and Bill, both of Alexander. Survived by seven grandchildren; and a half-brother: Raymond Franklin of Quincy.

BLAKE, Edgar Kenneth; b: 10Nov1912, Greene Co., IL; d: 8Apr1986, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Young Cemetery; m: Beulah Havens in 1942 (place not stated); fa: William Blake; mo: Effie Pistole. Wife preceded in death in 1975. Resident of rural Jacksonville. Survived by his wife; two brothers: Ernest E. Blake of rural Roodhouse, and Wilbur Blake of Mayfield, KY Preceded on one brother and one sister.

BLAKE, Hazel (Rigney); b: 14Oct1910, Baylis, IL; d: 30Aug1993, Barry, IL; bu.: Baylis, IL; m: (not stated); fa: William Otterbein Rigney; mo: Lena Elizabeth Parke. Survived by a sister: Frances Russell of Riverside, CA; a son: Bill Blake of Naperville; three grand and four g-grandchildren. Preceded by three brothers: Ralph, Charles and Pal Rigney.

BLAKE, Mary W. (Blakeman); b: 1Jan1905, Murrayville, IL; d: 12Mar1991, Roodhouse, IL; bu.: Oak Wood Cemetery, Greenfield, IL; m: Ray Littleton Blake on 23Jun1939 in Murrayville, IL; fa: William H. Blakeman; mo: Emma Harper. Husband preceded in death 22Aug1990. Survived by several nieces and nephews.

BLAKE, Olive B. (Bottom); b: 8Feb1910, Knifley, KY; d: 19Jan1994, Wood River, IL (VIP Manor); bu.: Valhalla Memorial Park, Godfrey, IL; m: William A. Blake in 1933 at East St. Louis, IL; fa: Oze Bottom; mo: Pearl Knifley. Husband preceded in death 6Jan1968. Resident of Alton, IL Survived by one daughter: Judith Tutt of Glendale, AZ; one son: Jim L. Blake of Godfrey; three sisters: Wilma Bottom and Helen Colvin, both of Jacksonville, and Allene Davis of Stockton, CA; and three grandchildren. Preceded by five brothers: Ray, Bill, Wayne, Russell and Kenneth Bottom; one sister: Cleo Mayberry; and one grandchild.

BLAKE, Ray L.; b: 11Apr1908, White Hall, IL; d: 22Aug1990, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Oak Wood Cemetery, Greenfield, IL; m: Mary W. Blakeman on 23Jun1939 in Murrayville, IL; fa: Perry Blake; mo: Lula Strowmatt. Resident of Roodhouse, IL Survived by his wife and preceded by one brother.

BLAKE, Marcella C.; b: 1918, Kansas; d: 1Sep1977, Morton, IL; bu.: Pekin, IL; m: Glenn D. Blake in 1940 at Alexander, IL; fa & mo: (not stated). Resident of 136 N. Sixth, Morton, IL Former a resident of Alexander; moving to Morton in 1945. Survived by her husband; two sons: James of Penn, and Douglas of Naperville; four grandchildren; and a sister: Melvina Kibler of Morton.

BLAKEMAN, Jean E. (Loomis); b: (date not stated), Jacksonville, IL; b: 19Apr1996, Athens, Ga.; bu.: Evergreen Cemetery, Athens, Ga.; m: Lester Blakeman (date and place not stated). Survived by her husband; a daughter: Barbara Ann Wilkins of El Paso, TX; two sons: Lester Lee Blakeman of Dover, DE, and Charles Joseph Blakeman of Colbert, Ga.; a brother: Merritt Loomis of Jacksonville; six grand and three g-grandchildren.

BLAKEMAN, Leonard L.; b: 21Feb1906, Arnold Station, IL; d: 24Mar1989, Normal, IL; bu.: East Lawn Cemetery, Bloomington, IL; m: Evelyn Wallis on 15Jun1926 in Manchester, IL; fa: John E. Blakeman; mo: Mabel Arnold. Resident of Normal; formerly of Jacksonville. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Loka Greenleaf of Bloomington; a brother: John E. Blakeman of Bloomington; a sister: Adelia Scott of Bunker Hill; one granddaughter; and two great-granddaughters.

BLAKEMAN, Margaret E. (Burns); b: 30Nov1890, Murrayville, IL; d: 26Jun1983, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: St. Bartholomew's cemetery, Murrayville, IL; m: Chester L. Blakeman on 30Aug1916 in Murrayville, IL; fa: John F. Burns; mo: Rebecca F. Koyne. Husband preceded in death in 1975. Survived by a niece: Mrs. Peggy Ferry of Phoenix, AZ; three grand-nieces, one of whom, Michelle Ferry, made her home with Mrs. Blakeman, Diane Wozniak of Cobden, and Julie Ferry of Phoenix,; and a grand-nephew: Francis Ferry of Webster Grove, MO

BLAKEMAN, Mildred A. (Thady); b: 22Jan1902, Murrayville, IL; d: 15Oct1981, Springfield, IL; bu.: Manchester, il.; m: (not stated); fa: William Thady; mo: Ellen Marsh. Resident of Jacksonville, IL Survived by two children: Mrs. Joe (Margie) Wyborney of Wilbur, WA, and Paul W. Blakeman of Pontiac; five grandchildren; two sisters: Mrs. Bertha Simmons of Roodhouse and Mrs. Mabel Sorrells of Jacksonville. Preceded by a brother and four sisters.

BLAKEMAN, Ralph E.; b: 28Jun1897, Mt. Sterling, IL; d: 28Dec1983, Pittsfield, IL; bu.: Oak Ridge Cemetery; m: Ruth Childers on 5Nov1952 in Corning, Ark.; fa & mo: (not stated). WWII vet. Survived by his wife; two sons: Robert H. and Richard E., both of Springfield; five grand and six g-grandchildren; two brothers: John of Decatur and James of Glendale, CA Preceded by three sisters and one brother.

BLANCHETT, Gene "Catfish"; b: 30Aug1941, Quincy, IL; d: 18Sep1996, Beardstown, IL; bu.: Beardstown, IL; m: Willia Larkin in Beardstown, IL (date not stated); fa: Wilbur Blanchett; mo: Mable Cupp. Wife preceded in death 25Nov1995. Survived by three step-sons: Charles H. McIntire of Ellington, MO, Richard Larkin of Jacksonville, and William E. Larkin of Beardstown; one step-daughter: Gail Romano Beardstown; five brothers: Eddie Blanchett of Marceline, Wilford Mounce of Santee, CA, Junior Blanchett of Mesa, AZ, Dayle Blancett of Stigler, Okla., and Charles Blanchett of Tulsa, Okla.; and three sisters: Mrs. Ken (Sharon) Cooper and Mrs. Larry (Mary) Moody, both of Tulsa, Okla., and Mrs. John (Kathleen) Knous of Beardstown.

BLANCHETT, Willa (Nash) Larkin; b: 11May1941, Bunker, MO; d: 24Nov1995, Beardstown, IL; bu.: Beardstown, IL; m: 1) William Larkin; and 2) Gene W. Blanchett (dates and places not stated); fa: William Nash; mo: Virginia Hubbard. 1st husband preceded in death in December, 1981. Survived by her husband; three sons: Charles H. McIntire of Ellington, MO, Richard Larkin of Jacksonville, and William E. Larkin of Beardstown; one daughter: Wanda Gail Romano of Beardstown; four brothers: Eugene of Ripley and Donald, Harold and William Nash, all of Beardstown; and three sisters: Violet Johnson of Jacksonville, Janet Meirs of Rushville and Shirley Lawson of Beardstown. Preceded by three children in infancy; and two brothers.

BLAND, Albert; b: 28Sep1902, Calhoun Co., IL; d: 11Sep1990, Carrollton, IL; bu.: Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Eldred, IL; m: Marguerite Nevius on 23Aug1924 in Hardin, IL; fa: James Bland; mo: Catherine Ringhausen. Wife preceded in death 18Mar1985. Survived by two daughters: Delores Wildhagen of Woodson and Beulah Fay Chapman of Kane; one son: Ray Bland of Carrollton; 12 grand, 21 g-grandchildren; one g-g-granddaughter; one sister: Edna Gansz of Kampsville; and five brothers: George Bland and Lester Bland, both of Kampsville, Howard Taft Bland of Pekin and Walter Bland and Ernest, both of Eldred. Preceded by a daughter: Alerta Oden; a sister: Henrietta Gansz; and two half-brothers: Austin Bland and William Ringhausen.

BLAND, Beulah M.; b: 28Jun1922, Franklin, IL; d: 27Nov1991, Evanston, IL; bu.: Franklin, IL; fa: Wesley Bland; mo: Vida Oxley. Resident of Chicago; formerly of Franklin. Survived by a sister: Mrs. Ada (Velma) Paluch of Chicago. Preceded by two sisters.

BLAND, Elsie D. (Moss); b: 30Jul1907, Jacksonville, IL; d: 12apr1994, West Peoria, IL; bu.: Franklin, IL; m: Wyman Bland on 20May1925 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Benjamin Moss; mo: Della Mills. Husband preceded in death 24Jan1961. Survived by three sons: Earl of West Peoria, whit whom she made her home, Wayne of Shelton, WA, and Larry of Madison, AL; a daughter: Betty Slater of Pekin; 11 grand and 11 g-grandchildren; one g-g-grandson; a brother: Warren Baker of Jacksonville; and three sisters: Bertha Isaacs of Rantoul, Albertz Fritz of Temple, TX, and Marie Bollenbach of Union, N.J. Preceded by a daughter: Shirley Beoletto; and two grandsons; a granddaughter; a sister; and two brothers.

BLAND, Geraldine (Hunt): b; 12Jan1918, Alton, IL; d: 17Aug1992, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Franklin, IL; m: Jewell B. Bland on 2Sep1967 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: J. C. Hunt; mo: Virgel Lee Brewer. Resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Franklin. Survived by her husband; several nieces and nephews. Preceded by one brother: Robert Hunt; and one sister: Helen Fernandes.

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b>BLAND, Marguerite (Nevius); b: 25Apr1904, Calhoun Co., IL; d: 18Mar1985, Springfield, IL; bu.: Memorial Gardens, Eldred, IL; m: Albert Bland on 23Aug1924 in Hardin, IL; fa: George Nevius; mo: Bertha Foiles. Resident of Eldred, IL Survived by her husband; two daughters: Delores Wildhagen of Woodson and Beulah Fay Chapman of Kane; a son: Raymond of Carrollton; 12 grand and 18 g-grandchildren; two sisters: Eugenia Hausman of Loveland, Colo., and Edna Buck of Kane; and a brother: Harland Nevius of Kampsville.

BLAND, Robert Walton; b: 14Jan1896, Norfolk, Va.; d: 21Jun1987, Deland, FL; bu.: Lakeside Memorial Park, Winter Haven, FL; m: (not stated); fa: Robert Bland; mo: Emma Walton. Resident of Deland, FL WWII Army vet. Survived by two sons: Robert O. of Deland, FL, and James of Grapevine, TX. Preceded in death by his wife, Ruth, in November, 1985.

BLAND, Ruth Olivette (McCarty); b: 11Mar1898, Jacksonville, IL; d: 25Nov1985, Deland, FL; bu.: Lakeside Memorial Park, Winter Haven, FL; m: Robert W. Bland (date and place not stated); fa: Anthony James McCarty; mo: Addie (surname not stated). Resident of Deland, FL Survived by her husband; two sons: James E. Bland of Dallas, TX and Robert O. Bland of Deland, FL

BLAND, Shirley (Coleman) Day; b: 16Jan1942, Niles, Mich.; d: 3Feb1990, Jacksonville, Il; bu.: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: 1) Gerald Day (date and place not stated); and 2) John Bland on 3Jul1987 (place not stated); fa: Floyd Coleman; mo: Helen Miller. Resident of rural Jacksonville. Survived by her husband; one daughter: Tonja Slater of Jacksonville; one step-daughter: Gerry Tubbs of Jasper, AL; five sons: John Clinton Bland II, at home, Gerald Day, Jr. of Jacksonville, Curtis Hawkins of Texas, Tony Fisher of Illinois and Mike Fisher of Colorado; one step-son: Terry Day of Jacksonville; four grandchildren: Amanda Boyd of Jacksonville, Heather and Catie Tubbs, both of Jasper, AL, and Tyler Slater of Calif.; four half-sisters: Charlotte Johnson, Martha Blagg and Holly Jeffrey, all of Flint, Mich., and Karen Hohen of Alton; and five half-brothers: Terry Fairchild and Maxie Fairchild, both of Flint, Mich., Jimmy D. Coleman, Jack Coleman and William Coleman, all of Alton.

BLAND, Travis Wayne; b: (not stated); d: 25Jun1982, Pittsfield, IL (Illini Hospital); bu.: Oakwood Cemetery, south of Pittsfield, IL; fa: Russell Bland; mo: Betsy Collins. Survived by his parents; a sister: Heather; his grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. Paul Collins of Pittsfield, and Ernest Bland of Mozier.

BLAND, Vida M. (Oxley); b: 20Jun1889, near Franklin, IL; d: 19Nov1985, Chicago, IL; bu.: Franklin, IL; m: Wesley Bland (date and place not stated); fa: William Oxley; mo: Margaret Williams. Husband preceded I death 6May1962. Resident of Franklin, IL Survived by two daughters: Miss Beulah Bland and Mrs. Velma Paluch, both of Chicago; and several nieces and nephews.

BLANEY, Glen Irving; b: 12Apr1901, Hettick, IL; d: 24Apr1977, Carrollton, IL (Reich Nursing Home); bu.: Hettick, IL; m: Edith Woods (date and place not stated); fa: Arthur Blaney; mo: Agnes Batty. Wife preceded in death in 1973. Resident of Chesterfield, IL WWII vet. Survived by two step-children: Clara Suttles of Hettick and Grace Wagonblast of Brighton; two sisters: Mrs. Gladys Kuehl of Palmyra and Mrs. Kenneth (Mildred) Leak of Hettick; and several step-grandchildren.

BLANSETT, Clyde; b: 9Apr1913, Timewell, IL; d: 18Mar1982, Beardstown, IL; bu.: Mound Cemetery, Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Esther Marshall on 21Sep1938 in Ft. Madison, IA; fa: William E. Blansett; mo: Hattie M. Bennett. Resident of Mt. Sterling, IL Survived by his wife; a sister: Mrs. Gladys Whiteside of Cleveland, OH; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by a sister.

BLASA, Freland H.; b: 13Dec1933, Wood River, IL; d: 13Sep1983, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital); bu.: Kane Cemetery, Kane, IL; fa: Freland Blasa; mo: Helen Morris. Survived by his father of Jerseyville; two brothers: Jim of Wood River and Virgil of Jerseyville. Preceded by his mother.

BLASA, Hilda L. (Walker); b: 4Jul1919, Jersey Co., IL; d: 14Jan1982, Alton, IL; bu.: Valhalla Memorial Park, Godfrey, IL; m: Jasper Blasa (date and place not stated); fa: Louis Walker; mo: Gertrude McCann. Husband preceded in death 5Oct1980. Resident of Dow, IL Survived by one son: Wilbur of Fieldon; and three daughters: Florence Whitehead of Jerseyville, Garnetta Edwards of Greenfield and Mary Jane Campbell of Dow; 19 grand and 15 g-grandchildren. Preceded in death by one son and two brothers.

BLASE, Marie (Warnke); b: 19Jul1896 (place not stated); d: 7Dec1979, Beardstown, IL; bu.: Beardstown, IL; m: Albert Carl Blase (date and time not stated); fa: John P. Warnke; mo: Emma Kaule. Husband preceded in death. Survived by a son: Carl of Alexandria, Va.

BLANSETT, Mary Esther (Marshall); b: 27Mar1910, Brown Co., IL; d: 15Oct1995, Rushville, IL; bu.: Mound Cemetery, Timewell, IL; m: Clyde Blansett on 21Sep1938 at Ft. Madison, IA; fa: Abraham Marshall; mo: Mary B. Williams. Husband preceded in death 18Mar1982. Resident of Mt. Sterling, IL Survived by seven nieces and nephews, three of whom are Gordon Cutforth and Carol Collins, both of Mt. Sterling, and Plyllis Phyllis of Timewell. Preceded by five brothers: Ben, Ray, Siebert, Noah and an infant brother; one sister: Birdie Cutforth; and one nephew.

BLASKA, John E.; b: 20Jul1930, Tyrone, Pa.; d: 12Nov1989, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Virginia Luster on 26Jun1957 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Michael Blaska; mo: Mary Markovich. Marine vet. Survived by his wife; a son: James E. Blaska of Columbia, MO; a daughter: Mrs. Richard (Deborah) Broughton of Springfield; two grandsons: Bradley Dale and Gregory Davis Broughton; and a sister: Stella Kochera of Tyrone, Pa.

BLAEUER, P. C. Cope; b: 30Dec1907, Girard, IL; d: 11Jul1979, Belleville, IL; bu.: Waverly, IL; m: Hazel Pence on 31Mar1934 (place not stated); fa: William Blaeuer; mo: Lucy Simmons. Resident of Edwardsville; formerly of Macoupin Co., IL Survived by his wife; two sons: David A. of Williamsville, N.Y. and Mark W. of Fayetteville, Ark.; a daughter: Mrs. Lloyd (Linda) Freitger of Collinsville; two brothers: Chance of Vienna, Va., and Even of Modesto; a sister: Mrs. Laura Swanson of Modesto; and five grandchildren. Preceded by a brother and a sister.

BLAUVELT, Roy G.; b: 29Jun1901, Springfield, IL; d: 14Aug1983, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, IL; m: Lillian Swift on 14Jun1924 (place not stated); fa: Otis F. Blauvelt; mo: Sarah J. Reynolds. Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Ralph (Sarah Jane) Woodall of Kernersville, N.C., and Mrs. Susan E. Katzenberg of Wauconda.

BLAY, Ethel J. (Foreman); b: 25Mar1899, New York, N.Y.; d: 25Feb1994, Lakewood, Colo.; bu.: Blue River Cemetery, Detroit, IL; m: (not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). A former resident of Detroit, IL Survived by a great-nephew: Neal Foreman of Texas.

BLEEDORN, Lillian E. (Huber); b: 2Jul1902, Montgomery Co., IL; d: 18Oct1986, Springfield, IL; bu.: Pleasant Plains, IL; m: 1), 2), 3) (all not stated); and 4) Fred Bleedorn (date and place not stated); fa: Frank Huber; mo: Louisa Wagner. Survived by one son: James Blakey of New Berlin; four step-sons: Joseph Kenney of Ashland, John Keeney of Virginia, Paul Keeney of Palmyra and Charles Keeney of Ft. Dodge, IA; four step-daughters: Mrs. George (Grace) Richards of White Hall, Mrs. Bertha Stewart of Springfield, Mrs. Helen Brewer of Taylorville, and Mrs. Viva Huddleston of Decatur; 18 grand and several g-grandchildren. Preceded by four husbands, including Fred Bleedorn in 1969; a step-daughter: Berniece Keeney; one brother: Walter Huber; and two grandsons.

BLESSE, Edward D.; b: 17Jan1907, Jacksonville, IL; d: 28Mar1991, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Margaret Boston on 12Oct1933 in Springfield, IL; fa: Charles Blesse; mo: Anna Bridget Devlin. Wife preceded in death 22Jan1987. Survived by one brother: Joseph T. Blesse of Jacksonville; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded by three brothers and nine sisters.

BLESSE, Helen M. (Pranger); b: 25Jan1921, Carrollton, IL; d: 3Mar1993, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Joseph T. Blesse on 27Dec1945 in Carrollton, IL; fa: Joseph Pranger; mo: Gertrude Herkert. Survived by her husband; two daughters: Sister Barbara Mary Blesse, O.P. of Chicago Hts, and Mrs. Earl (Brenda) Clanton of Alsey; one grandson; three brothers: Jerome Pranger of Winchester and Joe and Henry Pranger, both of Carrollton; two sisters: Irene Carter and Doris Kaiser, both of Carrollton; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded by three infant children and one sister: Mary Smith.

BLESSE, John H.; b: 20May1901, Jacksonville, IL; d: 2Aug1986, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Ethel Spaulding on 24Nov1920 in Jacksonville; fa: Charles Blesse; mo: Anna Bridget Devlin. Wife preceded in death 13Dec1976. Survived by one son: Donald of Jacksonville; four daughters: Mrs. Maurice (Mary Frances) Tobin, Sr. of Jacksonville, Mrs. Howard (Dorothy) Luster of Sherman, Mrs. Don (Margaret Ann) Magner of Jacksonville and Rosella Walker of Atlanta, Ga.; 31 grand and 39 g-grandchildren; two brothers: Edward G. and Joseph, both of Jacksonville; one sister: Josephine Reavy of Jacksonville. Preceded by one son: Charles "Buddy"; and one son in infancy; two brothers; and eight sisters.

BLESSE, John M.; b: 28Mar1953 (place not stated); d: 10Sep1995, Kansas City, MO; bu.: Ozarks Memorial Park Cemetery, Branson, MO; m: Patty (surname not stated). Resident of Branson, MO; formerly of Jacksonville, IL Survived by his wife; one son and one daughter: Michael and Kaley, both at home; his mother: Frances Blesse of Jacksonville; one brother: Charlie Blesse of Mount Zion; and two sisters: Gail Ayers and Linda Newport, both of Jacksonville. Preceded by his father.

BLESSE, Joseph T.; b: 15Oct1915, Jacksonville, IL; d: 17Nov1993, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Helen M. Pranger on 27Dec1945 in Carrollton, IL; fa: Charles Blesse; mo: Anna Bridget Devlin. Wife preceded in death 3Mar1993. Army vet. Survived by two daughters: Sister Barbara Mary Blesse, O.P. of Chicago Heights, and Mrs. Earl (Brenda) Clanton of Alsey; and one grandson: Chester Thomas Clanton. The last of 14 brothers and siters; he was preceded by four brothers; John, Charles, Francis and Edward D. Blesse; nine sisters: Agnes R. Milburn, Anna Mincher, Mary Davison, Rose Woods, Dorothy Weaver, Laura Blesse, Josephine Reavy (his twin sister) and two infant sisters; and also three infant children.

BLESSE, Margaret (Boston); b: 24Jan1908, Jacksonville, IL; d: 22Jan1987, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Edward D. Blesse on 12Oct1933 in Springfield, IL; fa: William E. Boston; mo: Lelia Weakley. Survived by her husband; a brother: William Boston, Jr.; and a sister: Mrs. Byron (Vivian) Holkenbrink, both of Jacksonville; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded by two sisters: Louisa Slagle and Starr Wilson.

BLESSMAN, Carolyn Sue; b: 13Apr1943, Mason Co., IL; d: 11Aug1992, Springfield, IL; bu.: Fairview Cemetery, Bath, IL; m: (first name not stated) Hoyle (date and place not stated); fa: Carrol Blessman; mo: Ruth Friedrich. Survived by her parents of Bath; two daughters: Melanie S. Preston of Springfield and Maryann Hoyle of Jacksonville; one son: Michael Hoyle of Bloomington; two grandchildren; two brothers: William Blessman of Manito and Douglas Blessman of Bath; and two sisters: Linda Gent and Jill Blessman, both of Springfield.

BLESSMAN, Lorena; b: 8Oct1889, Mason Co., IL; d: 30Jan1978, Beardstown, IL; bu.: Fairview Cemetery, Bath, IL; fa: Henry Blessman; mo: Sara Toland. Resident of rural Bath, IL Survived by a brother: Lyman Blessman of Chandlerville; one nieces; and three nephews.

BLESSMAN, Lyman H.; b: 29Dec1907, Mason Co., IL; d: 27Dec1992, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Fairview Cemetery, Mason Co., IL; m: Alice Marie Greb on 3Feb1968 in Chandlerville, IL; fa: Henry Blessman; mo: Sarah Elizabeth Toland. Resident of Chandlerville, IL Survived by his wife; one son: Don Blessman of Havana; one step-daughter: Mrs. John (Emily) Remster of Valparaiso, Ind.; and four grandchildren. Preceded by two brothers and two sisters.

BLESSMAN, Russell Lee; b: 21May1930, Bath, IL; d: 26Sep1992, Havana, IL; bu.: Fairview Cemetery, Bath, IL; m: Wilma Bishop on 28May1950 in Bath, IL; fa: Freeman Blessman; mo: Esther Ogden. Survived by his wife; his parents of Bath; one daughter: Mrs. Tim (Kathy) Cole of Chula Vista, CA; two sons: Michael Blessman of Canton and William Blessman of Havana; four grandchildren; one brother: Larry Blessman of Bath; and one sister: Evelyn Fletcher of Plainfield.

BLEVINS, Mary Gertrude (Tedrow); b: 19Dec1909, New Salem, IL; d: 6Apr1993, Quincy, IL; bu.: Griggsville, IL; m: Milton G. Blevins on 4Aug1936 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: Fair Tedrow; mo: Mary L. Collins. Husband preceded in death 20Nov1949. Resident of Quincy; formerly of Griggsville. Survived by one son: Robert W. Blevins of Quincy; four grand and eight g-grandchildren; one sister: Zelma Crawford of Newman; and three brothers: Flaud Tedrow of New Salem, Wayne Tedrow of Griggsville and Myron Tedrow of Pittsfield. Preceded by one sister: Marinda Dorsey.

BLEY, George "Bill"; b: 22Jan1914, Beardstown, IL; d: 4Mar1986, Springfield, IL; bu.: Beardstown, IL; m: Arline Miller on 23Apr1952 in Beardstown, IL; fa: Dr. Walter Bley; mo: Pearl Barkley. WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; one son: George Bley of Beardstown; three daughters: Christine M. Bley and Mrs. Chris (Nancy) Cowen, both of Beardstown, and Mrs. Rick (Jan) Rohde of Springfield; and one granddaughter. Preceded by a sister.

BLIMLING, Arthur W.; b: 1Nov1927, Jacksonville, IL; d: 27Mar1993, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville; m: Velma Alhorn on 4Jun1950 in Jacksonville; fa: R. Haney Blimling; mo: Millicent Irlam. WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; three sons: Daniel (wife, Beth) of Racine, Wisc., Roger (wife, Janet) of Cottage Grove, Wisc., and J. T. Blimling (wife, Janice) of Virginia Beach, Va.; one daughter: Mrs. Michael (Jean) Donley of Columbia, MO; four grandchildren; and one brother: Robert Blimling of Peoria. Preceded by his parents; one brother: Donald Blimling; and one sister: Louise Pacotti.

BLIMLING, John V.; b: 24Feb1920, Woodson, IL; d: 30Dec1977, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Murrayville, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Roy Vertress Blimling; mo: Mable McCurley. WWII Navy vet. Resident of Woodson, IL Survived by his mother: Mabel Blimling of Woodson; a daughter: Donna Jean Riffey of Jacksonville; two grandchildren; the following brothers and sisters: Dean William Blimling and Charles Earl Blimling, both of Normal, Dale McCurley Blimling of Roodhouse, Donald H. Blimling of Murrayville, Mrs. Marjorie Kehl of Normal, Mrs. Ralph (Peggy) Ash of Bloomington, and Mrs. Paul (Mabel) Henkel of Bellflower; and several nieces and nephews.

BLIMLING, Mabel (McCurley); b: 14Aug1894, Woodson, IL; d: 28Oct1994, Bloomington, IL; bu.: Murrayville, IL; m: Roy V. Blimling on 19Dec1917 in Woodson, IL; fa: William McCurley; mo:Lennie Megginson. Husband preceded in death 21Jul1969. Resident of Bloomington; formerly of Murrayville. Survived by four sons: Dale (wife, Florence) of Roodhouse, Dean (wife, Pauline) of Normal, Charles (wife, Barbara) of Normal and Don (wife, Thelma) of Murrayville; three daughters: Marjorie Kehl of Normal, Mrs. Ralph (Peg) Ash of Leroy and Mrs. Paul (Mabel) Henkel of Bloomington; 23 grand and 43 g-grandchildren. Preceded by one sister: Stella Dean; and two brothers: Frank and Amos.

BLISS, Aileen B. (Bobbitt); b: 30Jan1907, Chapin, IL; d: 8Jan1985, Grand Cayman Island, the Caribbean; bu.: Oak Hill Cemetery, Taylorville, IL; m: Charles E. Bliss on 3Dec1932 in Chapin, IL; fa: Walter Bobbitt; mo: Mabel Mawson. A resident of Taylorville, IL Survived by her husband; a son: David P. Bliss of Effingham; a daughter: Patsy Satterthwaite of Taylorville; six grand and three g-grandchildren; two brothers: Loren Bobbitt of Springfield and George Bobbitt of Houston, TX; and a sister: Mrs. Myra Stubblefield of Arcadia, CA

BLODGETT, Ada; b: 27Sep1913, Schuyler Co., IL; d: 7Jan1992, Beardstown, IL; bu.: Messerer Cemetery, Frederick, IL; fa: Harmon Blodgett; mo: Laura Mae Carter. Resident of Beardstown; formerly of Rushville. Survived by two brothers: Harmon Blodgett, Jr., and Gene Blodgett, both of Rushville. Preceded by one sister: Margaret Blodgett and two brothers: Charles Edward and Durward E. Blodgett.

BLODGETT, Durward E.; b: 6Jan1911, Schuyler Co., IL; d: 24Jan1987, Rushville, Il; bu.: Messerer Cemetery, Frederick, IL; fa: Harmon Blodgett; mo: Laura Mae Carter. Survived by two brothers: Harmon Jr., and Gene, both of Rushville; two sisters: Margaret and Ada Blodgett, both of Beardstown. Preceded by one brother.

BLODGETT, Grethel M. (Moses); b: 20Jan1894, Brown Co., IL; d: 29Jul1981, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Mt. Sterling, IL; m; (not stated); fa: Edward C. Moses; mo: Minnie Baird. Survived by a sister: Melva Moses of Jacksonville; a niece: Bernardine Helwig of Glendale, CA; a cousin: Carolyn Baird Combs of Evansville, Ind., who had lived in the Moses home. Preceded by brothers and sisters: Bernard, Parke, Harland, Nellie and Grace.

BLODGETT, Laura M. (Carter); b: 10Oct887, Browning, IL; d: 15Sep1985, Rushville, IL; bu.: Messerer Cemetery, Frederick, IL; m: Harmon Blodgett on 20Jan1909 in Lewiston, IL; fa: William Carter; mo: Fannie Bowen. Husband preceded in death. Survived by three sons: Durward, Harmon Jr., and Homer Gene, all of Rushville; and two daughters: Margaret and Ada, both of Beardstown. Preceded by two brothers and three sisters.

BLODGETT, Margaret; b: 24Nov1920, Schuyler Co., IL; d: 18Dec1989, Rushville, IL; bu.: Messerer Cemetery, Frederick, IL; fa: Harmon Blodgett; mo: Laura Mae Carter. Resident of Beardstown, IL Survived by two brothers: Gene Blodgett and Harmon Blodgett Jr., both of Rushville; and one sister: Ada Blodgett of Beardstown. Preceded by her parents and two brothers.

BLODGETT, Mildred R. (Reiley); b: 30Jan1893, Beardstown, IL; d: 5Aug1985, Creston, IA; bu.: Oak Grove Cemetery, Beardstown, IL; m: Chester A. Blodgett on 29Jun1915 (place not stated); fa: John L. Reiley; mo: Flora Bell Caddy. Husband preceded in death 27Jul1922. A former resident of Beardstown. Survived by two sons: Robert Blodgett of teller, Alaska and Donald Blodgett of Peoria; and one sister: Ardis Hornack of Michigan.

BLOHM, William C.; b: 11Mar1891, near Beardstown, IL; d: 21Aug1984, Beardstown, IL; bu.: Beardstown, IL; m: Ula B. Wise on 12Aug1914 in Beardstown, IL; fa: John W. Blohm; mo: Emma Coleman. Wife preceded in death 10Nov1938. Survived by a son: John W. of Springfield; three daughters: Mrs. Woods (Mary) Crum of Virginia, Helen Kramer and Mrs. Milton (Beatrice) Coats, both of Beardstown; seven grand and three g-grandchildren; and one sister: Doris Mearsch of Beardstown. Preceded by four sisters and one grandson.

BLOOME, William J.; b: 21Jul1914, Carlinville, IL; d: 29Jun1996, Carlinville, IL; bu.: New Calvary Cemetery, Carlinville, IL; m: Margaret R. Rosentreter on 8Feb1939 in Brighton, IL; fa: William F. Bloom; mo: Clara Stadler. Survived by his wife; four sons: George W. of Springfield, Peter D. of Urbana, Richard A. and Daniel R., both of Carlinville; one daughter: Carol J. Love of Jacksonville; 14 grand and four g-grandchildren. Preceded by one infant daughter: Carolyn; and one son: David E.

BLOOMFIELD, Arthur Raymond; b: 15Sep1917, Astoria, IL; d: 15Jul1988, rural Ashland, IL; bu.: Yatesville Cemetery, near Ashland, IL; m: Marjorie Price in June, 1941 at Junction City, Kansas; fa: Arthur D. Bloomfield; mo: Rhoda Robinson. WWII Army Vet. Survived by his wife; a son: R. E. Bloomfield of Ashland; four daughters: Patricia Johnson of Ashland, Judy Thomson of Jacksonville, Tara Jocksich of Ashland, and Jeanie Sarff of Bath; three sisters: Lorene Russell of Ashland, Lillian Doolin of Pleasant Plains and Frieda Wright of Ashland; and 13 grandchildren. Preceded by two brothers: two sisters; and two grandchildren.

BLOOMFIELD, Janice M. (Finch); b: 19Nov1953, Clinton, Ia.; d: 15Dec1988, near Troy, IL; bu.: Yatesville Cemetery, near Ashland, IL; m: Michael Bloomfield on 1Feb1975 in Clinton, Ia.; fa: Donald Finch; mo: Florence Claussen. A resident of Worden, IL Survived by her husband; two daughters: Elizabeth and Amanda, both at home; her parents of Carroll, IA; one brother: Byron Finch of Oxford, OH; and her paternal grandmother: Dorothy Finch of Fulton.

BLOOMFIELD, Lyle Richard; b: 13Nov1922, Fulton Co., IL; d: 12Mar1983, Ashland, IL; bu.: Yatesville Cemetery, near Ashland, IL; m: Ada Virginia Hinds on 28Sep1946 in Springfield, IL; fa; Arthur D. Bloomfield; mo: Rhoda Robinson. WWII vet. Survived by his wife; three sons: Richard Wayne Bloomfield of rural Ashland, Donald Ray Bloomfield of rural New Berlin, and Michael John Bloomfield of Worden; two daughters: Mrs. Gordon (Mary Kathryn) Spradlin of Alexander and Mrs. Glenn (Frieda Pearl) Wright of Ashland; a brother: Arthur Raymond Bloomfield of rural Ashland; four sisters: Lorene Russell of Ashland, Lucille DeWitt of Phoenix, AZ, Lela Rose Tilton of Springfield, and Lillian Doolin of rural Pleasant Plains; eight grand and four g-grandchildren. Preceded by a brother.

BLOSE, Irvin L.; b: 14Mar1920, Rosetown, Pa.; d: 2Dec1995, Glendale, KY; bu.: Louisville, KY; m: Anita Oakes (date and place not stated); fa: Charles Blose; mo: Margaret Deasey. Navy vet. Survived by his wife of Glendale, KY; two sons: C. Byron Blose of Jacksonville and Michael Blose of Omaha, Neb.; two step-sons: Joseph Oakes and Tom Oakes; four daughters: Kay Blose of Nashua, N.H., Rebecca Blose of Cincinnati, OH, Sarah Blose of Chicago and Jennifer Blose of Cincinnati, OH; one step-daughter: Betty Jo Oakes; and six grandchildren.

BLOTTIE, William P.; b: 23Jan1918, Bloomington, Ind.; d: 18Oct1991, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: 1) Doris Thornton (date and place not stated); and 2) Helen Pieper on 2Jan1981 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Louise Blottie; mo: Effie Easton. 1st wife preceded in death 21Jan1979. WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; three children: Beverly Spiller of St. Louis, MO, Mrs. Larry (Carol) Sunderland of Austin, TX, and William Blottie of Springfield; two brothers: John Blottie of Melbourne, FL, and Donald Blottie of Merritt Island, FL; and two grandchildren.

BLOUGH, Billie A. (Von Osdol); b: 4Oct1923, Greenview, IL; d: 15Jan1994, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Milton E. J. Blough on 20May1944 in Springfield, IL; fa: Richard Von Osdol; mo: Edna Marie Barnett. Husband preceded in death 23Jun1978. Survived by a son: Richard (wife, Marcella) Blough of Jacksonville; two daughters: Mrs. Donal (Becky) Peacock and Mrs. Sam (Kathleen) Taylor, both of Jacksonville; nine grand and four g-grandchildren; a brother: Richard J. Von Osdol of Peoria; and several nieces and nephews.

BLOUGH, Milton E.; b: 12Sep1923, Kankakee, IL; d: 23Jun1978, Springfield, IL; bu.: Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Billie Van Osdol on 20May1944 in Springfield, IL; fa: Earl Blaine Blough; mo: Josephine Ely. A resident of Jacksonville, IL Survived by his mother of Springfield; his wife; three children: Richard of Jacksonville, Mrs. Donal (Becky) Peacock of Jacksonville, and Kathleen, at home; four grandchildren: Paul and Sarah Blough and Rachel and Paries Peacock; these brothers and sisters: James of Peoria, Robert of Rockford, Tom of Springfield, Phillip of Waco, TX, Marjorie Lange of Covington, KY, Marian Blough of Springfield, and Sister Mary Rosaline, O.P. of Chicago Heights.

BLOYD, Dean; b: 10Jul1929, Decatur, IL; d: 18Feb1982, Griggsville, IL; bu.: Griggsville, IL; m: Nancy Hall on 18Jun1977 in White Hall, IL; fa: Norman Bloyd; mo: Agnes Major. A retired 20 year Air Force vet. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Kimberly Ann, and a son: Donald Eugene; and two step-daughters: Traci Leah Forrester and Terra Lynn Forrester, all at home; a brother: Donald Bloyd of Somerset, N.J.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded by his parents and a brother: Eugene.

BLOYD, Donald; b: 22Feb1922, Bluffs, IL; d: 23Apr1983, Hillsboro, N.J.; bu.: Griggsville, IL; m: Betty Goewey on 28Oct1959 at Pittsfield, IL; fa: Norman Bloyd; mo: Agnes Major. WWII vet. Survived by his wife; five sons: Bryan, Brad, Todd and Tim, all at home, and Kenneth Bloyd of Pittsfield and two grandchildren. Preceded by two brothers.

BLUE, Beverly A. (Hurst); b: 13Dec1938, Longview, IL; d: 25Feb1993, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Jan Blue on 22Jun1958 in Broadlands, IL; fa: Roy Hurst; mo: Nancy Rodgers. Survived by her husband; her mother of Jacksonville; two sons: William F. Blue of Indianapolis and John Jeffery Blue of Decatur; and one grandson.

BLUE, Helen F. (Miles); b: (date not stated), Sinclair, IL; d: 19Jan1989, Arizona; bu.: Phoenix, AZ; m: (not stated); fa: Samuel Miles; mo: Eliza Toler. A resident of Glendale, AZ Survived by a daughter: Karen Harten; two sons: Raymond Davison and Bill Blue; seven grand and three g-grandchildren; four sisters: Ruth Miller of Jacksonville, Flora Moore of Houston, TX, Grace Means of Peoria and Esther Howe of Oxnard Caif.; and two brothers: Raymond Miles and Walter Miles, both of Jacksonville. Preceded by a brother and a sister.

BLUE, Henry Albert; b: 8Mar1911, Clinton, IL; d: 22Mar1984, Springfield, IL; bu.: Friends Creek Cemetery, Argenta, IL; m: Nova Wheeler on 24Oct1948 in Clinton, IL; fa: John Henry Blue; mo: Phoebe Schueller. Wife preceded in death 22Jun1982. WWII vet. Survived by three step-sons: Charles J. Wheeler and Richard Wheeler, both of Clinton, and William E. Wheeler of Argenta; several grandchildren; and two sisters: Edna L. Blue of Jacksonville and Alice L. Blue of Springfield.

BLUE, Mattie (Berry); b: 4Sep1906, Jacksonville, IL; d: 8Jul1992, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: John L. Blue in 1923 in Peoria, IL; fa: Edward Berry; mo: Pearl Jones. Husband preceded in death 17Feb1959. Survived by one sister: Emma K. Underwood of Springfield. Preceded by three brothers and one sister.

BLUE, Pamela Lynn; b: 24Jun1972 (place not stated); d: 18Feb1993, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Sunset Lawn Cemetery, Harrisburg, IL; fa: Mike Blue; mo: Mary Johnson. A sophomore at MacMurray College in Jacksonville, she was a resident of 200 Blue Earth Lane in Harrisburg, IL Survived by her parents; one sister: Mrs. Paul (Ann) Henry of Harrisburg; one nephew; and her fiancÚ: James Caban of Woodson.

BLUE, William H.; b: 24Feb1889 (place not stated); d: 18Jul1978, Kents Store, Virginia; bu.: Kents Store, Virginia; m: Bertha Keyes (date and place not stated); fa: John Blue; mo: Ollie (surname not stated). Survived by his wife; four nieces and a nephew: Mrs. Helen Brown and Edward Blue, both of Jacksonville, Mrs. Barbara Harding of Hampton, Va., Mrs. Margaret McDaniel of New Berlin and Mrs. Mary Johnson of Detroit, Michigan.

BLUNDELL, Emma Jane (Daugherty); b: 6Dec1882, Carbon, Ind.; d: 24Apr1979, Carrollton, IL; bu.: Upper Alton, IL; m: Harry Blundell (date and place not stated); fa: James Daugherty; mo: Alice Riddle. Husband preceded in death in 1951. Survived by a son: Paul of Carrollton; six grand, 15 g-grand and three g-g-grandchildren. Preceded by a son; two daughters; three grandchildren; to brothers; and four sisters.

BLUNDY, Eva (Beck); b: 22Feb1908, Sullivan, IN; d: 2Nov1981, Springfield, IL; bu.: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; m: Harry E. Blundy on 9Oct1952 (place not stated); fa: Merritt Beck; mo: Myrtle Smith. Husband preceded in death. A resident of Roodhouse, IL Survived by a son: Russell Blundy of Jacksonville. Preceded by a brother and a sister.

BLUNDY, Harry E.; b: 9Jun1905, Cropsey, IL; d: 7Dec1977, White Hall, IL; bu.: cropsey, IL; m: Eva Beck on 9Oct1952 (place not stated); fa: Edward Blundy; mo: Emma Popejoy. A resident of Roodhouse, IL Survived by his wife; and a son: Russell of Springfield.

BLURTON, Lois I. (Clayton); b: 17Oct1920, Rushville, IL; d: 11Dec1989, Rushville, IL; bu.: Palm Cemetery, west of Rushville, IL; m: Harry Blurton on 23Aug1939 in St. Charles, MO; fa: Arthur Clayton; mo: Iva Icenogle. Husband preceded in death 5Feb1970. Survived by her mother of Bethalto; one daughter: Soundra Davis of Canton; one son: Harry, Jr. of Pocahontas; six grand and two g-grandchildren; three brothers: George of Alton, Donnie of Bunker Hill and Delbert Clayton of Wood River; and two sisters: Betty Kilmer of Bethalto and Eva Bissell of Blandinsville. Preceded by her father; one grandson; one brother: Lloyd; and one infant sister.

BLY, Lela (Payne); b: 30Mar1892, Littleton, Schuyler Co., IL; d: 24Feb1988, Rushville, IL; bu.: Littleton, IL; m: John Bly on 10Apr1912 in Littleton, IL; fa: Maro Payne; mo: Bell Jennings. Husband preceded in death 8Mar1932. Survived by a son: Harold of Ottawa, IL, and Rex of Stevensville, Md.; three daughters: Mrs. Isabelle Reno of Macomb, Mrs. Helen Sours of Havana, and Mrs. Esther Chockley of Camden; eight grand and 11 g-grandchildren. Preceded by a brother.

BLY, Lura M. (Kelly) Juett; b: 27May1890, Brown Co., IL; d: 8Mar1985, Astoria, IL; bu.: Palm Cemetery, Rushville, IL; m: 1) Frank Juett on 7Nov1908 in Rushville, IL; and 2) Charles Bly in 1935 (place not stated); fa: George J. Kelly mo: Nancy Jane Vale. Both husbands preceded in death. A resident of Rushville, IL Survived by a son: Francis "Jack" Juett of Rushville; one daughter: Mrs. Howard (Verda) Gossage of Rushville; four grand, 10 g-grand and four g-g-grandchildren; one brother: George Kelly of Rushville; and one sister: Mrs. Nancy Davis of Moline. Preceded by one infant daughter; five infant son; five sisters; and one brother.

BLYTHE, Charles Leroy "Bud"; b: 20Jan1922, Hull, IL d: 2Jan1993, Rushville, IL; bu.: Hersman Cemetery, Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Norma Jean Perry on 8Sep1945 in Newton, KS; fa: Virgil Blythe; mo: Marie Slater. Wife preceded in death 3Nov1984. A resident of Mt. Sterling. WWII Navy vet. Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Denver (Donna) Reische of Hersman; one son: Perry Blythe of Lake Crystal, Minn.; four grandchildren; his mother-in-law: Kathleen Perry of Mt. Sterling; and one brother-in-law: Francis Perry of Macomb. Preceded by one sister: Lavita.

BLYTHE, Norma Jean (Perry); b: 16Mar1923, Quincy, IL; d: 3Nov1984, Rushville, IL; bu.: Hersman Cemetery, Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Charles "Bud" Blythe on 8Sep1945 in Newton, KS; fa: Clarence Perry; mo: Mary Kathleen Simmons. A resident of rural Mt. Sterling, IL Survived by her husband; her mother: Mary Kathleen Perry of Mt. Sterling; one daughter: Mrs. Denver (Donna) Reische of Hersman; one son: Perry Blythe of Lake Crystal, Minn.; three grandchildren; and one brother: Francis Perry of Macomb. Preceded by her father on 6Feb1978.

BOALS, Daniel W.; b: 26Dec1940, Des Moines, IA; d: 16Feb1996, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Carol J. Dun on 26Aug1960 in Urbandale, IA; fa: Marcellus F. Boals; mo: Gladys Davies. Survived by his wife; his mother of Urbandale, IA; two sons: Shannon D. of Ann Arbor, MI, and Aaron M. (wife, Kristen) Boals of Iowa City, IA; one daughter: Mrs. Richard (Alinda D.) Bolle of Naperville; one grandchild; two brothers: Fredrick M. (wife, Cherie) Boals of Urbandale, IA, and Mark A. Boals of Des Moines, IA; and three sisters: Mrs. Dennis (Margaret Ann) Boatright of Oakley, CA, Mrs. Robert (Gladys) Hartley and Mrs. Mario (Carol Sue) Lopez, both of Urbandale, IA. Preceded by his father; one daughter: Allisa D. Boals; and one brother: David L. Boals.

BOATMAN, Carl; b: (not stated); d: 21Nov1979, Springfield, IL; bu: Arcadia, IL; m: Esther (surname and date/place of marriage not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). A resident of Springfield; was 78 years of age at death. Survived by his wife; a son: Charles of Ottawa; a step-son: Lee Hopwood of Springfield; four grandchildren; and one g-grandchild.

BOATMAN, Clarence E.; b: 10Apr1914, Literberry, IL; d: 1Feb1994, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Grace Cemetery, rural Chapin, IL; m: Lorna C. Boehs on 14Oct1936 in rural Chapin, IL; fa: Frank Boatman; mo: Anna Strubbe. A resident of rural Chapin, IL Survived by his wife; one sister: Stella Orris DeWitt of Macomb; two nieces; one nephew; and a step-mother: Lela Boatman of Jacksonville. Preceded by one brother and one sister.

BOATMAN, Dora G. (Rutledge); b: 20Sep1896, Sadieville, Ky.; d: 20Aug1986, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Arcadia, IL; m: Hardin Boatman; fa: Sam Rutledge; mo: Sally Bickers. Husband preceded in death in April, 1956. Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Beulah Olroyd of Jacksonville; two grandchildren: Mrs. Sandra Acree of Jacksonville and Michael Olroyd of Southfield, MI; six g-g-grandchildren; and a sister: Mrs. Etta Crafton of Beardstown. Preceded by three sisters.

BOATMAN, Everett C.; b: 22Oct1913, Cass Co., IL; d: 5Nov1985, Channelview, Texas; bu: Brookside Memorial Park, Channelview, Texas; m: Irene Davis on 11Jun1933 (place not stated); fa: Robert W. Boatman; mo: Pauline Batterton. A former resident of Arenzville and Jacksonville. Survived by his wife; four sons: Glenn Boatman of Houston, TX, Theodore Boatman of San Antonio, TX, Charles and Terry Boatman of Channelview, TX, and Charles and Terry Boatman of Channelview, TX; a brother: Robert Boatman and a sister: Mrs. Charles (Dorothy) Reid, both of Jacksonville; numerous grand and g-grandchildren; four nephews and two nieces.

BOATMAN, Lena (Cumby) Daniels; b: 6Oct1898, Scott Co., IL; d: 5Nov1977, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Glasgow, IL; m: 1) Ed Daniels; and 2) Howard Boatman (dates and places not stated); fa: Virgil Cumby; mo: Anna (surname not stated). Survived by her husband; two sons: Virgil Boatman of Beardstown and Paul Boatman of Ft. Worth, TX; two daughters: An Gadberry of Macon and Marie Daniels of Pleasant Hill; two brothers: William Cumby of New Berlin and Everett Cumby of Berlin; four sisters: Erma Lynn of New Berlin, Mildred Snow of Winchester, Mae Brown of Virginia and Goldie Fowler of Winchester; 12 grand, 14 g-grand and 26 g-g-grandchildren. Preceded by a brother.

BOATMAN, Lorna C. (Boehs); b: 4Jan1915, near Meredosia, IL; d: 17Nov1996, Chapin, IL; bu: Grace Cemetery, Chapin, IL; m: Clarence Boatman on 14Oct1936 in Chapin, IL; fa: Herman Boehs; mo: Anna Werries. Husband preceded in death 1Feb1994. A resident of rural Chapin, IL Survived by two sisters: Clara Leischner of Springfield and Velma Nortrup of Jacksonville; one brother: Gerhardt (wife, Ruth) Boehs of Chapin; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by one sister: Carrie Clark; and one brother: Herman Boehs.

BOATMAN, Tony W.; b: (not stated); d: 29May1981, Chicago, IL; bu: Woodlawn Cemetery, Joliet, IL; fa: Robert W. Boatman; mo: (not stated). A resident of Chicago; was 28 years of age at death. Survived by his parents: Lawrence C. and Joanne Floyd of Joliet and Robert W. Boatman of Jacksonville; the following brothers and sisters: Mark R. Boatman of Odell, Lawrence S. Floyd of Chebanse, Mark Alan Floyd and Mrs. Perry (Teresa) Nieft of Joliet and Mrs. Michael (Tina) Hisau of Fayetteville, N.C.; his maternal grandmother: Mrs. Mary E. Vincent of Odell; and maternal great-grandfather: James A. Peterson of Moline. Preceded by his paternal grandparents and maternal grandfather.

BOATMON, William O. "Jack"; b: 28Aug1920, Corning, Ark.; d: 16May1987, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Franklin, IL; m: Viva Dean Hudson in May, 1941 at Benton, MO; fa: Posey Boatmon; mo: Edna Grayson. A resident of Franklin, IL Survived by his wife; four daughters: Dana Loyd of Alexander, Mary Swain of Jacksonville, Teresa Stevens of St. Peters, MO, and Linda Williams of El Segundo, CA; seven grandchildren; two sisters: Christine Blackburn of Corning, Ark., and Sterlene Lane of Russburg, VA Preceded by his parents; one son; four sisters; and three brothers.

BOATNER, Henry Mayer; b: 11Oct1926, Franklin, La.; d: 2Mar1984, Palo Alton, CA; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Janet Williams (date and place not stated); fa: Charles J. Boatner; mo: Jessica Mayer. Preceded in death by his wife. Navy WWII vet. Survived by a son: Michael Charles Boatner of New York, N.Y.; a sister: Mrs. Robert (Jessica) Sibert of Jacksonville; three nieces and a nephew.

BOBBITT, Clyde L.; b: 17Sep1914, Chapin, IL; d: 27Jan1996, Burton, MI; bu: Evergreen Cemetery, Burton, MI; m: Beatrice Glomson (date and place not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; four children: John C. Bobbitt, Gregory (wife, Susan) Bobbitt, Linda Uren and Martha (husband, Gary) Brownrigg; 11 grandchildren; one brother: Dale (wife, Betty) Bobbitt; four sisters: Trixy Smith, Thelma Coulson, Eleanor Willis and Verla (husband, Edward) Bryant; and many nieces and nephews.

BOBBITT, Loren Mawson; b: 19May1916, Chapin, IL; d: 20Aug1993, Springfield, IL; bu: Oak Ridge Mausoleum, Springfield, IL; m: Ursula Hugy in 1943 (place not stated); fa: Walter Bobbitt; mo: Mabel Mawson. WWII Navy vet. Survived by his wife; a brother: George Francis Bobbitt of Houston; a sister: Mrs. Myra Stubblefield of Houston; and two nieces and two nephews. Preceded by a sister: Aileen B. Bliss.

BOBBITT, Ruth (Carter); b: 21Oct1892, Macoupin Co., IL; d: 27Nov1983, Flint, MI; bu: Flint, MI; m: John C. Bobbitt on 15Apr1910 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Albert E. Carter; mo: Harriett Pitchford. Husband preceded in death in October, 1968. A former resident of the Chapin, IL community. Survived by six children: Mrs. John E. (Trixy) Smith, Mrs. Ed (Verla) Bryant, Clyde L. and Dale V., all of Flint, MI, Mrs. David (Eleanor) Willis of Saginaw, MI, and Mrs. George N. (Thelma) Coulson of Versailles; 14 grandchildren, two of whom live in the area: Mrs. Dwayne (Patsy) Martin of Winchester and Tom Coulson of Griggsville; several g-grand and g-g-grandchildren.

BOBLITT, David L.; b: 9May1944, Springfield, IL; d: 18Jun1985, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Oakland Cemetery, Meredosia, IL; m: Susan Skinner on 22Nov1974 in Springfield, IL; fa: Larue Boblitt; mo: Eva Mae Adduddell. A resident of Meredosia, IL Navy vet. Survived by his wife; his parents of Auburn; four children: Troy, with the Army in Korea, and Jeff, Chris and Lyndsay, all at home; one sister: Judy Baskett; and two brothers: Dick and Don Boblitt, all of Springfield.

BOBLITT, Ronald L.; b: 16Dec1918, Norcross, Minn.; d: 22Dec1986, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Sulphur Springs Cemetery, Loami, IL; fa: Arthur Lee Boblitt; mo: Mabel Hurley. WWII Army vet. Survived by one brother: LaRue Boblitt of Auburn; three sisters: Dorothy Klindsworth and Lucille Burns, both of Wheaton, Minn., and Leila Megginson of Dallas, TX; several nieces and nephews. Preceded by one sister.

BOCKEMEIER, F. Elmer; b: 3Aug1894, Cass Co., IL; d: 13Apr1977, Beardstown, IL; bu: (not stated); m: Fern Lintner on 10Nov1915 in Beardstown, IL; fa: Henry Bockemeier; mo: Minnie Sunderman. Survived by his wife; a son: E. William of Jacksonville; a sister: Miss Effie Bockemeier of Beardstown; two grandchildren; and one g-grandchild. Preceded by a sister; two brothers; and three half-sisters.

BOCKEMEIER, Effie; b: 11Sep1888, Cass Co., IL; d: 22Sep1979, Beardstown, IL; bu: First Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery, Beardstown, IL; fa: Henry Bockemeier; mo: Minnie Sunderman. Survived by a sister-in-law: Mrs. Fern Bockemeier, with whom she lived for many years; a nephew: William Bockemeier of Jacksonville; and several nieces.

BOCKEMEIER, Fern (Lintner); b: 11Feb1893, Chandlerville, IL; d: 28May1986, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: Frederick Elmer Bockemeier on 10Nov1915 (place not stated); fa: William Franklin Lintner; mo: Addie Force. Husband preceded in death in 1977. A resident of Beardstown, IL. Survived by a son: Elmer William Bockemeier and his wife, Elaine, of Jacksonville; two grandsons: Karl of Jacksonville and Stephen of Albuquerque, N.M.; two great-grandsons: Erik and Philip of Albuquerque, N.M.; and two nieces and a nephew of Beardstown.

BOCKEMEIER, Florence Dearing (Blair); b: 6Feb1896, Chandlerville, IL; d: 21May1989, Dyer, Ind.; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: 1) (not stated); and 2) Samuel Bockemeier on 30Mar1912 (place not stated); fa: Harry Blair; mo: Emma (surname not stated). Husband preceded in death in 1973. A resident of Munster, Ind.; formerly of Beardstown, IL Survived by a sister: Hazel Gragido of Munster, Ind., with whom she made her home after leaving Beardstown; two sisters-in-law: Janet Blair and Aldyne Meyer Blair Sheedy; two nieces; and many nephews. Preceded by two brothers.

BODDY, Pearl (Moxon); b: 9Jan1978, Jacksonville, IL; bu: (not stated); m: Louis Boddy on 18Sep1924 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: John P. Moxon; mo: Mary Harney. Husband preceded in death in December, 1964. A resident of rural Jacksonville, IL Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Richard (Marie Louise) Hunter of Ft. Wayne, Ind.; a son: Byron Louis of Lovington; six grand and three g-grandchildren; and a sister: Mrs. Effie Hall of Jacksonville. Preceded by a brother and a sister.

BODENSIEK, ILse (Gohmann); b: (not stated); d: 21Jul1979, Ueffeln, Germany; bu: (not stated); m: Erich Bodensiek (date and place not stated); fa: (Christian name not stated) Gohmann; m: Hermine (surname not stated). Was 47 years of age at death. Survived by her husband; her mother; and two daughters: Heike Bodensiek and Ingrid Brackmann.

BODENSIEK, Henry; b: 11Dec1904, Ueffeln, Germany; d: 21Feb1981, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Frances Bieber on 26Nov1938 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Henrick Hermann Bodensiek; mo: Marie Luise Johanne Meyer. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Linda Bodensiek Lundgren of Normal; three brothers: Ernest Bodensiek of East Germany and Erich and Otto Bodensiek of West Germany; a sister: Elsa Meyer of West Germany; a granddaughter: Adrienne Marie Lundgren of Normal Preceded by three sisters and three brothers.

BODINE, Mary Ann (Clostermery); b: 6Dec1888, New Salem, IL; d: 20Nov1983, Winchester, IL; bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: Dan Bodine (date and place not stated); fa: George Clostermery; mo: Anna Stubinger. Husband preceded in death. A resident of Pittsfield, IL Survived by three daughters: Marian Breed and Louise Heavner, both of Pittsfield, Anona Griggs of Pleasant Hill; two brothers: Charles and George Clostermery of Frederick; four grand, 15 g-grand and three g-g-grandchildren. Preceded by two sisters and a brother.

BODWELL, Bessie J. (Fengel); b: 15Sep1914, Quincy, IL; d; 17May1985, Florissant, MO; bu: Waverly, IL; m: Si Bodwell (date and place not stated); fa: Henry Fengel; mo: Pauline Eber. Husband preceded in death in 1960. A resident of Waverly, IL Survived by one son: Aaron E. Bodwell of Florissant, MO; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

BOEHM, Florence A. (Taylor); b: 19Aug1902, Rushville, IL; d: 19Sep1993, Pekin, IL; bu: Rushville, IL; m: William Boehm on 23May1923 in Rushville, IL; fa: William S. Taylor; mo: Emma Anna Miller. Husband preceded in death 2Mar1989. A resident of Pekin; formerly of Rushville. Survived by one son: Ronald Boehm of Pekin; two grand and three g-grandchildren. Preceded by three sisters.

BOEHM, Roy Charles; b: 19May1910, Rushville, IL; d: 15Jul1996, Venice, FL; bu: Rushville, IL; m: Eunice B. Hester on 17Jul1932 in Rushville, IL; fa: William G. Boehm; mo: Sophia Thudium Wife preceded in death 14Jul1991. A former resident of Rushville. Survived by a son: William F. (wife, Barbara) Boehm of Venice, FL; two grandchildren; one g-grandson; one brother: Don Boehm of Rushville; three sisters: Alma Chipman of Jacksonville, Rose Dean of Rushville and Clarine Gillenwater of Tempe, Arizona.

BOEHM, Unice (Hester); b: 14Nov1904 (place not stated); d: 14Jul1991, Rushville, IL; bu: Rushville, IL; m: Roy Boehm on 17Jul1932 in Rushville, IL; fa: Dr. Fred Hester; mo: Carrie Deane. Survived by her husband; one son: William Boehm of Naperville; one sister: Rena Hester of Rushville; and two grandchildren. Preceded by two brothers and five sisters.

BOEHM, William A.; b: 1Dec1899, St. Louis, MO; d: 2Mar1989, Rushville, IL; bu: Rushville, IL; m: Florence Taylor on 9May1923 in Rushville, IL; fa: William G. Boehm; mo: Sophia Thudium. Survived by his wife; a son: Ronald of Pekin; two grandchildren; two brothers: Roy and Don, both of Rushville; and three sisters: Alma Chipman and Rose Dean, both also of Rushville, and Clarine Gillenwater of Sudona, Ariz. Preceded by a brother and a sister.

BOEHM, Isabelle (Sorbie); b: 18Nov1930 (place not stated); d: 22Dec1986, Jacksonville, IL; bu: (not stated); m: (not stated); fa: John Sorbie; mo: Mary S. Brown. Survived by a brother: Dr. John Sorbie of Fort Collins, Colo.; and a sister: Mae Emery of West Paris, Maine. Preceded by a brother.

BOEHNER, Dorothy R. (Ewert); b: 8Aug1935, Vincennes, Ind.; d: 22Jan1992, Springfield, IL; bu: Ashland, IL; m: George E. Boehner on 4Jun1955 in Springfield, IL; fa: Rev. Walter Ewert; mo: Mina Marie Faris. A resident of Ashland, IL Survived by her husband; her father of Bloomington; one son: Tom Boehner of Ashland; one daughter: Mrs. Kent (Laura) Keeney of Ashland; one grandson; two sisters: Mrs. Dale (Margaret) Robinson of Lancaster, TX, and Mrs. Perry (Mayme) Stump of LaPorte, Ind.; and several aunts uncles, nieces and nephews. Preceded by her mother.

BOEHS, Amelia Marie (Rebbe); b: 20Nov1902, Exeter, IL; d: 27Dec1991, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Neelyville, IL; m: Louis Boehs on 14Mr1926 (place not stated); fa: Henry Rebbe; mo: Mary Meier. Husband preceded in death 11Jan1991. A former resident of Bluffs, IL Survived by one son: Wilbur Boehs of rural Bluffs; one daughter: Mrs. Nathan (Carol) Hursh of Springfield; several grand and g-grandchildren. Preceded by one son; one daughter; one brother; and four sisters

BOEHS, Herman J.; b: 22Feb1913, rural Meredosia, IL; d: 12Mar1989, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Concord, IL; fa: Herman Boehs; mo: Annie Werries. A former resident of Chapin, IL Survived by a brother: Gerhardt Boehs of Chapin; and three sisters: Clara Leischner of Arenzville, Mrs. Clarence (Lorna) Boatman of Chapin, and Mrs. Earl (Velma) Nortrup of Jacksonville. Preceded by a sister: Carrie Clark.

BOEHS, Louis Herman; b:5Jul1904, Meredosia, IL; d: 11Jan1991, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Neelyville, IL; m: Amelia Rebbe on 14Mar1926 (place not stated); fa: Henry Boehs; mo: Eliza (surname not stated). Survived by his wife; one son: Wilbur Boehs of Bluffs; one daughter: Mrs. Nathan (Carol) Hursh of Springfield; several grand and g-grandchildren. Preceded by a son: Paul Boehs; one daughter: Evelyn Marie Boehs; and one sister: Lydia Enke.

BOEKER, Carolyn (Theivagt); b: 10Aug1896, Chandlerville, IL; d: 7Feb1988, Bay City, Texas; bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, IL; m: Bill Boeker, Sr. (date and place not stated); fa: William Theivagt; mo: Mary Bell. A former resident of Chandlerville. Husband preceded in death. Survived by a son: Bill Boeker, Jr. of Bay City, TX; four grand and nine g-grandchildren.

BOEKER, Walter; b: 28Dec1895, Menard Co., IL; d: 15Dec1987, Petersburg, IL; bu: Oakland Cemetery, Petersburg, IL; m: Jeanette M. Ritterbush on 12Jun1919 in Springfield, IL; fa: Albert Boeker; mo: Katherine Schonewise. Wife preceded in death 31Jul1978. WWI Army vet. Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Roy (Laura) Vangeison of rural Chandlerville; a son: Harris of rural Chandlerville; four grand and ten g-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by a brother: Harvey.

BOENSEL, Helen Lowene (Deitsch); b: 3Aug1917, Chandlerville, IL; b: 29Nov1996, Springfield, IL; bu: Chandlerville, IL; m: Robert C. Boensel on 29Jan1935 (place not stated); fa: Harry Deitsch; mo: Mary Maude Shelton. Husband preceded in death 16Jan1988. A resident of Chandlerville, IL Survived by a son: Clyde (wife, Edna) of Oakford; a daughter: Mrs. Albert (Nancy) Hoesman of rural Chandlerville; 11 grand and 24 g-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by three brothers: William Jim and Harry Dietsch, Jr.; and two sisters: Davidee McDonald and Imogene Lintner.

BOENSEL, Lela Mae (Harbison); b: 24Jun1895, Chandlerville, IL; d: 1Mar1981, Chandlerville, IL; bu: Chandlerville, IL; m: Charles Boensel (date and place not stated); fa: Robert Harbison; mo: Daisy Eades. Husband preceded in death. Survived by three daughters: Helen Marie Clark of Normandy, MO, Mary Ann Spires of Jacksonville, and Cubelle Thomas of Oakford; and a son: Robert Boensel of Chandlerville; six grand; 17 g-grand and four g-g-grandchildren.

BOENSEL, Robert C.; b: 25Jan1914, Chandlerville, IL; d: 16Jan1988, Chandlerville, IL; bu: Chandlerville, IL; m: Helen Lowene Dietsch on 29Jun1935 in Petersburg, IL; fa: Charles Boensel; mo: Lela Mae Harbison. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Albert (Nancy) Hoesman of rural Chandlerville; a son: Clyde of Oakford; 11 grand and 14 g-grandchildren; and three sisters: Mrs. Gene (Helen Marie) Clark of Normandy, MO, Mrs. Mary Spires of Jacksonville and Mrs. Clinton (CuBelle) Thomas of Oakford.

BOENTE, Joan I. (Boston); b: 29Sep1918, Atwater, IL; d: 14Sep1995, Carlinville, IL; bu: (not stated); m: (not stated); fa: Corbett Boston; mo: Fern Jarman. Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Rex (Kim) Wood of Greenfield; two grandchildren; a brother: Keith Boston of Carlinville; a sister: Eileen Lawson of Arthur; and several nieces and nephews.

BOES, Alberta M. (Breakville); b: 20Jul1924, Meredosia, IL; d: 30Apr1987, Springfield, IL; bu: Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield, IL; m: Omer C. Boes on 10Apr1948 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Frank A. Breakville; mo: Marie Haberer. A resident of Jacksonville, IL Survived by her husband; three sisters: Mrs. Ernest (Edith) Smith, Mrs. Helen Rhoades, both of Jacksonville, and Mrs. Clay (Rosalie) Grindle of Ozark, Ala.; two brothers: Edward Breakville of Jacksonville and Frank Breakville of Springfield; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded by two brothers.

BOES, Bruce A.; b: 21Apr1957, Jacksonville, IL; d: 22Dec1995, Decatur, IL; bu: Manchester, IL; m: (not stated); fa: James Boes; mo: Rosemary Coleman. A resident of Oakley; formerly of Jacksonville and Pittsfield. Survived by one son: Brett Boes, at home; four daughters: Alisha, Angela, Jody and Jamie, all at home; his mother: Rosemary Monkman of Jacksonville; three brothers: Randy of Winchester, Bob of Rockford and Bill of Griggsville; three sisters: Mrs. Bud (Velma) Fanning of Jacksonville, Mrs. Willis (Ruth Ann) Hamm of Rutledge, MO, and Mrs. Joseph (Mary Jane) Schram of Scott City, MO; and a companion: Chris Brown of Oakley.

BOES, Hazel Katherine (Brown); b: 23Apr1923, Glasgow, IL; d: 12Jan1991, Winchester, IL; bu: Winchester, IL; m: John R. Boes on 30Jun1946 in Winchester, IL; fa: Dorsey Brown; mo: Lillian Savage. Survived by her husband; two daughters: Mrs. Gene (Linda) Dawson of Meredosia and Mrs. Andy (Janet) Brown of Winchester; two sons: John Dwayne Boes of Coral Springs, FL, and Lloyd Allen Boes of Freeport; eight grandchildren; three brothers: Russell and Vern Brown, both of Cottage Hills and George Brown of Wood River; one sister: Mrs. Dean (Norine) Ingram of Alsey; two half-brothers: Kenneth Brown of Wood River and Jess Brown of Louisiana, MO; and five half-sisters: Bernice Hayes and Lois Allen, both of Jacksonville, Viola Harris and Anna May Fry, bot of Springfield, and Nita Rose Kistner of Normal. Preceded by one sister: Nellie Heaton; and one brother: William Brown.

BOES, Herbert C.; b: 29Sep1897, rural Bluffs, IL; d: 28Jun1984, Jacksonville, IL; bu: (not stated); m: Stella O. Green on 19Jan1920 in Winchester, IL; fa: Henry Boes; mo: Minnie K. Schneider. A resident of Bluffs, IL Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Charles (Donna) Hatfield of Bluffs; four grand and one g-grandchild. Preceded by a son: Kenneth Wilmont; a grandchild; three brothers; and two sisters.

BOES, John Rudolph; b: 20Aug1917, rural Winchester, IL; d: 3Jun1994, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Winchester, IL; m: Katherine Brown on 30Jun1946 in Winchester, IL; fa: Rudy Boes; mo: Bertha Wilson. Wife preceded in death 12Jan1991. A resident of Winchester, IL WWII Army vet. Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Gene (Linda) Dawson of Meredosia and Mrs. Andy (Janet) Brown of Winchester; two sons: John Duane (wife, Shirley) Boes of Spokane, Wash., and Lloyd (wife, Mary) Boes of Freeport; eight grandchildren; three sisters: Minnie Anders of Jacksonville, Norma Stice of Alton and Liz Lashmet of Beardstown; and three brothers: Gerald of Chehalis, Wash., Eugene of Paris, MO, and Harold Boes of Frankford, MO Preceded by two sisters: Lula Cloninger and Velma Boes; and two brothers: James and Charles Boes.

BOES, Stella O. (Green); b: 24Jun1901, Bluffs, IL; d: 26Aug1992, Winchester, IL; fa: John R. Green; mo: Ollie Jane Smith. Husband preceded in death 28Jun1984. A resident of Bluffs. Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Charles (Donna) Hatfield of Bluffs; four grand and two g-grandchildren; and one sister: Virginia Lee Wilday of Atlas. Preceded by one son: Kenneth Wilmont Boes; one grandchild; four brothers: John R., Clarence, Edward and Edwin Green; and two sisters: Mabel Ora Green and Eva Jane Kirkpatrick.

BOESTER, Fritz; b: 28Jun1897, Scott Co., IL; d: 11Apr1983, Pittsfield, IL; bu: (not stated); m: Grace Terrell on 6Nov1932 in Scott Co., IL; fa: Fred Boester; mo: Rosa Bolle. A resident of Winchester, IL WWI Army vet. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Robert (Marilyn) Norris of rural Winchester; six grandchildren and one g-grandchild; two brothers: George Boester of rural Winchester and Henry Boester of Jacksonville. Preceded by a daughter: Karen; three brothers and a sister.

BOESTER, George F.; b: 10Jan1905, Scott Co., IL; d: 1Jan1995, Pittsfield, IL; bu: Hillcrest Cemetery, Winchester, IL; fa: Fred Boester; mo: Martha Rose Boelle. A resident of Winchester, IL. Survived by one sister-in-law: Stella Boester of Winchester; 10 nieces and nephews. Preceded by five brothers: Carl, Elmer, William, Fritz, and Henry Boester; and one sister: Rosa Boester.

BOESTER Grace Mazie (Terrell); b: 25Jul1908, Scott Co., IL; d: 10Jan1988, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Bloomfield, IL; m: Fritz Boester on 6Nov1932 in Scott Co., IL; fa: John Terrell; mo: Carrie Mayes. Husband preceded in death 11Apr1983. A resident of Winchester, IL Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Robert (Marilyn) Norris of rural Winchester; six grand and two g-grandchildren; one bother: Oscar "Jack" of rural Winchester; and one sister: Mrs. Almon (Phoebe) Little of rural Winchester. Preceded by one daughter: Karen.

BOESTER, Henry F.; b: 23Sep1899 (place not stated); d: 11Apr1988, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Hillcrest Cemetery, near Bluffs, IL; m: Neva Marie Cumby on 26Dec1926 in Winchester, IL; fa: Fred Boester; mo: Rosa Bolle. Wife preceded in death in 1975. A former resident of Scott Co., IL Survived by a brother: George of rural Winchester. Preceded by four bothers and one sister.

BOESTER, Jessica Lynn; b: 10Sep1989, Springfield, IL; d: 11Sep1989, Springfield, IL; bu: Bloomfield Cemetery, rural Winchester, IL; fa: Richard Boester; mo: Jennie Shaw. Survived by her parents of rural Winchester; and her grandparents: Ralph and Leona Shaw of rural Winchester and Mary Boester, also of rural Winchester.

BOESTER, Mary Ella (Hoots); b: 23Jun1908, Scott Co., IL; d: 25Dec1991, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Bloomfield Cemetery, rural Winchester, IL; m: Elmer Albert Boester on 22Jan1936 in Bluffs, IL; fa: Wiley Hoots; mo: Pearl Evans. Husband preceded in death 7Mar1974. A resident of Winchester. Survived by four sons: Richard, Clifford and Robert Boester, all of Winchester, and Delbert Boester of Alsey; three daughters: Mrs. William (Ruby) Eddinger of Winchester, Mrs. Charles (June) Blackburn of Jacksonville and Mrs. Richard (Macel) Lyons of Jacksonville; 10 grand and three step-grand and three step-great-grandchildren; one sister: Rosie Hoots of Winchester; and three brothers: Delbert, Edward and Clyde Hoots, all of Winchester. Preceded by two grandchildren; one brother: Orval Hoots; and one sister: Ona Stice.

BOESTER, Stella Rae (Smith); b: 14Aug1918, Alsey, IL; d: 7Feb1995, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Hillcrest Cemetery, Winchester, IL; m: Carl Boester on 8Apr1950 (place not stated); fa: Alsey Smith; mo: Theresa Fundel. Husband preceded in death in March, 1960. A resident of Winchester, IL Survived by two sons: Kenneth Carl (wife, Carolyn) Boester and Charles Frederick Boester, both of Winchester; two grandchildren; two sisters: Opal Smith of Alsey and Colleen Hubbert of Canton; a sister-in-law: Elsie Bean Smith of St. Louis; and several nieces and nephews.

BOGAN, Bobby Gene; b: 5Aug1931, Hadley, Pike Co., IL; d: 13Oct1995, Missouri; bu: Park Lawn Cemetery, Barry, IL; m: Joan Davis on 5Oct1965 in Camdenton, MO; fa: Arthur Leon Bogan; mo: Jessie Smith. A resident of Bridgeton, MO; formerly of Barry, IL Navy vet. Survived by his wife; one son: Christopher Bogan of Bridgeton, MO; three sisters: Mrs. Daniel (Gretta) Shimmin of Collinsville, Mrs. J. C. (Grace) Harlow of El Dara and Mrs. Hugh (Nadine) Hurt of Barry; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by two brothers: Meridith and Lyndell Bogan. Preceded by two brothers: Meridith and Lyndell Bogan.

BOGAN, Mary; b: 2Aug1946, Chicago, IL; d: 24May1993, Macomb, IL; bu: Beardstown, IL A resident of Beardstown. No survivors listed.

BOGARDT, Richard Allen; b: 7Jul1912, Carlinville, IL; d: 19Nov1992, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Marcella Harbour on 4Sep1940 in St. Louis, MO; fa: A. J. Schaefer; mo: Rose Rosentrater. WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; one son: Dr. Richard (wife, Anne) Bogardt, Jr. of San Diego, CA; one brother: Edward Schaefer of Sloane, N.Y.; and one grandson. Preceded by one brother: Leonard Schaefer.

BOGGESS, Minnie L.; b: 3Aug1885, Greene Co., IL; d: 18Aug1984, White Hall, IL; bu: White Hall, IL; fa: Harvey Boggess; mo: Caroline Dodgson. Survived by several cousins, including Shirley Westnedge and Ruth Nash, both of White Hall. Preceded by a brother.

BOGGS, Christena E. (Young); b: 27Sep1904, Ashland, IL; d: 31Mar1981, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Camp Butler Cemetery, Springfield, IL; m: Clarence Boggs on 19Oct1928 (place not stated); fa: Henry Young; mo: Rachel Tucker. Husband preceded in death 4Aug1967. Survived by a son: Clarence of Beardstown; a daughter: Leta Sergent of Jacksonville; eight grand, and eight g-grandchildren; and a sister: Margaret Young, with whom she made her home.

BOGGS, Freda Marie (Ottwell); b: 8Jun1904, Pearl, IL d: 23Aug1996, Fairfax, VA; bu: Green Pond Cemetery, Pearl, IL; m: Frank J. Boggs on 8Jun1925 in Pearl, IL; fa: George E. Ottwell; mo: Bessie Hayden. Husband preceded in death in 1969. A resident of Oakton, VA; formerly of Pearl, IL and St. Louis, MO Survived by a son: Bruce J. (wife, Jo Ann) Boggs of Oakton, VA; two grandchildren; one g-grandchild; a brother: William Ross "Bud" (wife, Hazel) Ottwell of Pearl; and a niece.

BOGUE, John W.; b: 13Dec1946, Hannibal, MO; d: 2Jun1976, one miles south of Meredosia, IL; bu; Oakland Cemetery, Meredosia, IL; m: Lucinda "Cindy" Dunnaway on 20Jun1975 in Hannibal, MO; fa: Robert Bogue, Sr.; mo: Maurine Drake. A resident of rural Versailles, IL Army vet. Survived by his parents of Palmyra, MO; his grandmother: Mrs. Ruby Bogue of LaBelle, MO; his wife; two sons: Theron Frederick and John Edward, both at home; a sister: Collette Markell of Hannibal; and three brothers: Robert of Hannibal and Stephen D. and Eddie, both of Palmyra, MO

BOHAN, Phyllis G. (Peterson); b: 24Sep1920, Monmouth, IL; d: 15Dec1993 in Seaton, IL; bu: Greenmound Cemetery, Aledo, IL; m: James Bohan on 18Oct1950 in Keithsburg, IL; fa: Karl Peterson; mo: Alta Snodgrass. Survived by her husband; one daughter: Kathy (husband, Jeff) McDaniel of Columbus, Neb.; two sons: Dr. James (wife, Jeanine) Bohan of Jacksonville and John (wife, Kathy) Bohan of Pine, Ariz.; and five grandchildren. Preceded by two sisters.

BOHN, Clara E. (Hughes); b: 4May1905, St. Louis, MO; d: 19Feb1993, Jerseyville, IL; bu: White Hall, IL; m: Rev. Benjamin Bohn in 1929 at St. Louis, MO; fa: Highton Hughes; mo: Clara Wallington. Husband preceded in death 5May1969. A former resident of Carrollton. Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Roy (Virginia) Hall of Carrollton; and three grandchildren. Preceded by two half-brothers.

BOHNE, Helen (Curtis); b: 13Jun1921, Athensville, IL; d: 3Jul1983, Livingston, Montana; bu: Livingston, Montana; m: Cliff Bohne on 8Oct1949 in Bozeman, Montana; fa & mo: (not stated). Husband preceded in death. A former resident of Jacksonville, IL Survived by a son: Bruce of Livingston, Montana; a daughter: Mrs. Larry (Barbara) Juhnke and two grandchildren of Livingston; a brother: Richard Curtis of Jacksonville; and a number of nieces and nephews. Preceded by a brother and a sister.

BOHNEMEYER, Etna (Tucker) Pence; b: 2Aug1887, Greene Co., IL; d: 21Oct1976, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Winchester, IL; m: 1) Fred Pence on 11Feb1904 in Hillview Il.; and 2) William H. Bohnemeyer on 26Dec1920 in Greenville, IL; fa: Edward Tucker; mo: Hannah (surname not stated). Both husbands preceded in death. A resident of Winchester, IL Survived by a son: Glen Pence of Hiawassee, Ga.; a grandson: Robert Pence of Downers Grove; two g-grandchildren; two sisters: Mrs. Anna Jones of White Hall and Gladys.

BOHON, Thelma (Black); b: 6Jun1914, Jacksonville, IL; d: 5Sep1976, Jacksonville, IL; bu: (not stated); m: Edward Bohon in 1945 in Hannibal, MO; fa: Frank Black; mo: Maggie Porter. Husband preceded in death. Survived by the following bothers and sisters: DelRoy Black and Delbert Black, both of Jacksonville, Ralph Black of Hannibal, MO, Bernice Marshall of Rock Island and Vivian Scott of Omaha. Preceded by one bother and two sisters.

BOICE, Bernice (Surratt); b:16Mar1916, Brown Co., IL; d: 25Oct1984, Beardstown, IL; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: John Boice on 9Jun1937 in Virginia, IL; fa: Ira Surratt; mo: Clara May Hedrick. Husband preceded in death in April, 1976. Survived by two sons: John Boice of Beardstown ad Gerald Boice of Plymouth; one daughter: Mrs. Harold (Charlotte) Milby of Beardstown; seven grandchildren; and one brother: Duke Surratt of Beardstown.

BOICE, Claudetta Marie (Johnson); b: 3Dec1932, Cayuga, Ind.; d: 29Aug1978, Danville, IL; bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, IL; m: John H. Boice (date and place not stated); fa: Claude Johnson; mo: Christine Keister. Husband preceded in death 20Apr1976. A resident of Danville, IL Survived by two step-sons: John Robert Boice of Beardstown and Gerald Richard Boice of Havana; a step-daughter: Mrs. Harold (Charlotte) Milby of Beardstown; and seven step-grandchildren.

BOICE, Jean (Blansett); b: 22Feb1923, Beardstown, IL; d: 14Feb1990, Beaumont, TX; bu: Rushville, IL; m: Raymond E. Boice (date and place not stated); fa: Luther Blansett; mo: Mabel Ruby. Survived by her husband; a son: Jerry of Houston; and two sisters: Lillian Glenn of Beardstown and Marie Smith of Jacksonville.

BOICE, John H.; b: 25Sep1917, Beardstown, IL; d: 22Apr1976, Greenfield, Ind.; bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, IL; m: Claudetta Marie Johnson (date and place not stated); fa: Charles A. Boice; mo: Henrietta Malabay. A former resident of Beardstown, IL. WWII Navy vet. Survived by his wife; children by a former marriage: John Robert Boice of Beardstown, Gerald Richard Boice of Havana and Mrs. Harold E. (Charlotte) Milby of Beardstown; and seven grandchildren.

BOICE, Raymond Everett; b: 21Oct1918, Detroit, MI; d: 7Sep1992, Houston, TX; bu: Rushville, IL; m: Jean Blansett on 4Jul1941 in Missouri; fa: Lisle Boice; mo: Ruth Lee. Wife preceded in death 14Feb1990. A resident of Houston, TX; formerly of Beaumont, TX and Rushville, IL WWII Army vet. Survived by a son: Jerry of Houston, TX Preceded by one son: Donald Ray Boice; one brother; and one sister.

BOKER, August E.; b: 8Apr1916, Chandlerville, IL,; d: 5Dec1979, Rushville, IL; bu: Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Elizabeth Lerch on 22Dec1943 in Meredosia, IL,; fa: Fred Louis Boker; mo: Nettie Jane Fanning. A resident of Mt. Sterling, IL Survived by his wife; three sons: Vernon Boker of Jacksonville, Edgar L. Boker of Ft. Knox, Ky., and Carl Boker of Ft. Dix, N.J.; four daughters: Mrs. Robert (Barbara) McDannald of Chapin, Mrs. James (Gerri) Langley of Missouri, Mrs. Ed (Loretta) Shannon of Washington, N.J., and Mrs. Dennis (Shirley) Kennedy of Jacksonville; a brother: Arthur Boker of Rapid City, SD; two sisters: Mrs. Ella Taylor of Petersburg and Mrs. Crystal Glasgow of Mt. Sterling; and 12 grandchildren. Preceded by a brother and a sister.

BOLANDER Frances (Northcutt); b: 11Jan1900, near Jacksonville, IL; d: 2Dec1982, Lewistown, IL; bu: Oak Hill Cemetery, Lewistown, IL; m: Harrison Bolander in June, 1951 in Iowa; fa: George Northcutt; mo: Sarah Wallace. Husband preceded in death 17Oct1978. Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Virginia Doss of Roodhouse; two step-sons: Merle and Marion Bolander, both of Lewistown; two grand, six g-grand, four g-g-grand, eight step-grand, 16 step-g-grandchildren and one step-g-g-grandchild; a brother: Henry Northcutt if Mattoon; and three sisters: Mrs. Iva Joy and Mrs. Pear Meado, both of Jacksonville; and Georgia, address unknown Preceded by two step-sons; a brother; and two sisters.

BOLDT, Thomas A.; b: 15Jan1965, Des Moines, IA; d: 3Jan1995, near Ocala, FL; bu: Longwood, FL; m: Kathy (surname and date/place of marriage not stated); fa: (not stated); mo: (surname not stated). Survived by his wife; a daughter: Alanna, at home; his mother and step-father: Donna and Robert Self of Longwood; his father and step-mother: Harold and Patricia Boldt of Chapin; two sisters: Nancy Weets of Elk Grove, CA, and Elizabeth Murphy of Sacramento, CA; a brother: James of Fulton; a step-brother: Jonathan of Chapin; and a grandmother: Margaret Boldt of Davenport, IA. Preceded by a bother: John.

BOLING, Anna D. (Spates) During; b: 11Nov1883 (place not stated); d: 22Oct1983, Highland, IL; bu: Mt. Sterling, IL; m: 1) Louis During in 1948 (place not stated); and 2)Joseph Boling (date and place not stated); fa: John Spates; mo: Margaret Lawler. 1st husband preceded in death in 1948; 2nd husband in 1961. A former resident of Brown Co., IL Survived by one son: Louis During of St. Louis, MO Preceded by one son, one daughter, three brothers, and two sisters.

BOLLE, Hilda (Ator); b: 16Dec1901, Concord, IL; d: 8ov1988, Gastonia, N.C.; bu: Concord, IL; m: Dr. Arthur Bolle on 25Feb1921 (place not stated); fa: Basil Ator; mo: Mary Murphy. Husband preceded in death 19Nov1971. A former resident of Concord, IL Survived by one daughter: Suzanne Bolle, wife of Dr. Desmond Phillips of Gastonia, N.C.; two nephews: Bill Ator of Jacksonville and James King of Bluffs; two grand and four g-grandchildren. Preceded by two brothers: Charles J. and M. D. Ator; and nine sisters.

BOLLHORST, Elvin J.; b: 4Aug1907, Arenzville, IL; d: 21Oct1996, Quincy, IL; bu: Memorial Park, Quincy, IL; m: Eva Piper on 9Jan1939 in Palmyra, MO; fa: Fred Bollhorst; mo: Rose Lutkehus. Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. John (Sharon) Kuhlman of St. Charles and Mrs. John (Linda) Jackson of Lake St. Louis, MO; five grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews in the Beardstown area. Preceded by a sister: Caroline Anderson; and a son in infancy: Frederick.

BOLLHORST, Henry H. "Bud"; b: 28May1907, Beardstown, IL; d: 27Aug1981, Beardstown, IL; bu: Lutheran Cemetery on the Chandlerville road; m: Gladys Lebkucher on 23Dec1928 at the First Evangelical Church, Beardstown, IL; fa: Herman Bollhorst mo: Minnie Voss. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Melvin (Donna) McCoy of Washington, IL; two grandsons: Steven McCoy of Beardstown and Douglas McCoy of Washington; a great-grandson: Dick; a sister: Dorothy Perbix of Jacksonville; a brother: Walter Bollhorst of Buffalo, N.Y.; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by a brother.

BOLLICH, Caroline L.; b: 29Sep1992, Pittsfield, IL; d: 28Dec1992, Pittsfield, IL; bu: Calvary Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; fa: David Wayne Bollich; mo: Tarrel Lynn Lejeune. A resident of rural Pittsfield, IL Survived by her parents; her grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. Donald Bollich and Mr. & Mrs. Russell LeJeune, all of Eunice, La.; her g-grandmother: Angel Vidrine of Eunice, La.; two brothers: Benjamin and Jacob Bollich; and three sisters: Erin, Jacqueline and Jessica, all at home.

BOLLINGER, Anita (Foster) McIlhenny; b: 4Dec1903, Littleton, Schuyler Co., IL; d: 14Jul1987, Colorado Springs, Colo.; bu: Rushville, IL; m: 1) Collin McIlhenny (date and place not stated); and 2) Russell Bollinger on 13Jun1949 in Kansas City, MO; fa: Alrick M. Foster; mo: Anna Lee. 1st husband preceded in death; 2nd preceded on 12Dec1986. Resident of Rushville, IL Survived by one son: Ronald McIlhenny of West Burlington, IA; two step-daughters: Mrs. Joan Murfin of Euless, TX, and Mrs. Edward (Mary Lou) Fegley of Bedford, TX; 15 grand and 13 g-grandchildren; two sisters: Lucille Foster Murray and Jeanne Foster Strauch, both of Colorado Springs.

BOLLINGER, Herschel A.; b: 21Sep1906, Schuyler Co., IL; d: 29Jan1991, Springfield, IL; bu: Browning, IL; m: Mildred Rittenhouse on 5Nov1929 in Rushville, IL; fa: Aaron Bollinger; mo: Elizabeth Switzer. A resident of Beardstown; formerly of Browning. Survived by his wife; five sons: Wayne and Leo, both of Browning, Larry and Charles, both of Astoria, and Paul of Broken Arrow, Okla.; five daughters: Linda Booth, Patsy Self and Sue Dotzert, all of Beardstown, Beverly Treadman of Wilmington and Marianne Agans of Auburn; 32 grand and 26 g-grandchildren; one brother: Blaine Bollinger of Astoria; and one sister: Orpha Taylor of Pekin. Preceded by one daughter; two grandsons; one brother; and two sisters.

BOLLINGER, Russell R.; b: 6Apr1905, Astoria, IL; d: 12ep1986, Rushville, IL; bu: Rushville, IL; m: 1) Martha Illman (date and place not stated); and 2) Anita Foster McLlhenny on 13Jun1949 in Kansas City, MO; fa: John Bollinger; mo: Nora McKinley. 1st wife preceded in death. WWII Navy vet. Survived by his wife; two daughters: Joan Murfin of Euless, TX, and Mrs. Edward (Mary Lou) Fegley of Bedford, TX; a step-son: Ronald McLlhenny of West Burlington, Ia.; 7 grand, 7 step-grand, 9 g-grand and four step-g-grandchildren; one brother: Glenn of Canton; one sister: Etta Mae Deatherage of Hayesville, N.C. Preceded by two brothers, one sister and one step-daughter.

BOLLMAN, Alfred A.; b: 4Feb1893, Pike Co., IL; d: 22Jan1982, Pittsfield, IL; bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: Pearl Harris on 3Dec1916 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: John W. Bollman; mo: Ida Greathouse. A resident of Detroit, IL Survived by three sons: Clay Bollman of Milton, John Bollman of Neoga and Donald Bollman of Wood River in addition to his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Genevee Bennett of San Diego, CA, and Mrs. Catherine Wittman of Mineral Wells, TX; 13 grand and 14 g-grandchildren. Preceded by a son and a brother.

BOLLMAN, Betty (Stout); b: 24Nov1927, Milton, IL; d: 19Oct1979, Urbana, IL; bu: Milton, IL; m: John Bollman on 27Feb1943 in Hannibal, MO; fa: Lewis Stout; mo: Irma Landess. A resident of Negoa, IL Survived by her husband; a son: Brian Bollman of Bloomington; a daughter: Mrs. Brenda Johanson of Negoa; a granddaughter; two sisters: Mrs. Shirley Yelliott of Milton and Mrs. Lois Phillips of Kansas City, MO

BOLLMAN, Charles F.; b: 3Jul1925, Monmouth, IL; d: 19May1988, Springfield, IL; bu; Monmouth, IL; m: Ruth Dykeman on 4Sep1960 in Bushnell, IL; fa: Tom Bollman; mo: Cozine Swygard. A resident of Jacksonville, IL WWII & Korean War Navy vet. Survived by his wife; two sons: Daryl C. Bollman of Kewanee and AZ2 Thomas Bollman, stationed on the USS Forrestal; two daughters: Cheryl K. Bollman of Jacksonville and Mary Abbott of Tallahassee, FL; two grandchildren: Steven and Angela Abbott of Tallahassee, FL; a brother: Tom Bollman of Monmouth; two sisters: Mary Jane Logsdon and Martha England, both of Galesburg; and several nieces and nephews.

BOLLMAN, Clay; b: 23May1920, Detroit, IL; d: 14Oct1989, Barry, IL; bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Alfred Bollman; mo: Pearl Harris. A resident of Detroit, IL Survived by a son: Clay, Jr. of Pennsylvania; two daughters: Crystal Goodfliesh of Indianapolis and Connie, at home; two brothers: John of Mattoon and Donald of Wood River; two sisters: Genevieve Bennett of San Diego and Catherine Whitman of Texas; and one grandchild.

BOLLMAN, Mrs. Dale (Kiser); b: 14May1889, Pike Co., IL; d: 6Mar1976, Pittsfield, IL; m: Arthur Bollman (date and place not stated); fa: Asa Kiser; mo: Ora Sanderson. Husband preceded in death in 1965. Survived by a daughter: Lorena Bollens of Decatur; two grand and two g-grandchildren. Preceded by a son: Lyndell "Hoot" Bollman.

BOLLMAN, John J.; b: 14Nov1923, Detroit, IL; d: 19Feb1996, Arcola, IL; bu: Smith Cemetery, near Milton, IL; m; 1) Betty Stout on 27Feb1943 in Louisiana, MO; and 2) Mazie Ivers Conrad on 15Jun1991 in Effingham, IL; fa: Alfred Bollman; mo: Pearl Harris. 1st wife preceded in death 19Oct1979. A resident of Arcola; formerly of Detroit. WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; one son: Brian of Seneca; one daughter: Mrs. William (Brenda) Wightman of Arcola; one step-son: Gregory Conrad of Flora; two step-daughters: Mrs. Houston (Cheryl Conrad) Blair of Durham, N.C., and Mrs. Robert (Colleen) Phillips of Mowequa; four grand and 10 step-grandchildren; one step-g-grandchild; one brother: Donald of Wood River; and one sister: Catherine Wittman of Ft. Worth, TX Preceded by two brothers: Ray and Clay; and one sister: Genevee Bollman Bennett.

BOLLMAN, Pearl (Harris); b: 17Feb1895, Pike Co., IL; d: 28Sep1987, Pittsfield, IL; bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: Alfred Bollman on 3Dec1916 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: Bead Harris; mo: Catherine Foreman. Husband preceded in death in January, 1982. A resident of Detroit, IL Survived by three sons: Clay of Milton, John of Neoga and Donald Bollman of Wood River; two daughters: Genevee Bennett of San Diego, CA, and Catherine Wittman of Saginaw, TX; 13 grand and 20 g-grandchildren. Preceded by a son, three sisters and two brothers.

BOLTE, Glenna (Peecher); b: 20Sep1913, Pittsfield, IL; d: 15Nov1996, Peoria, IL; bu: Winchester, IL; m: William Henry Bolte on 30Jul1940, Springfield, IL; fa: Stanley Peecher; mo: Lena Denison. Husband preceded in death in January, 1981. A resident of Springfield Valley; formerly of Winchester. Survived by one son: George (wife, Kathy) of Riverside, CA; one daughter: Mrs. William (Phyllis) Bender of Webster Park, Spring Valley; 10 grand and 11 g-grandchildren. Preceded by one brother: Stanley Raymond Peecher.

BOLTE, Willis H. "Bill"; b: 24Jan1915, Montgomery Co., IL; d: 29Jan1981, Springfield, IL; bu: Winchester, IL; m: Glenna Peecher on 30Jul1940 in Springfield, IL; fa: Henry Bolte; mo: Lydia Oltman. A resident of Winchester, IL WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. William (Phyllis) Bender of Spring Valley; and a son: George William Bolte of Fullerton, CA; 8 grandchildren; two brother: Vernon Bolte of Taylorville and Ervin Bolte of Raymond; and a sister: Mrs. Kenneth (Pearl) Eslinger of Terre Haute, Ind. Preceded by a sister.

BOLTON, Bessie (Clark); b: (not stated); d: 12Aug1983, Virden, IL; bu: Virden, IL; m: (not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). Was 81 years of age at death. Survived by three sons: Howard Matthews of Jacksonville, Robert Bolton of Spring Valley, CA, and William Bolton of San Diego, CA; and two daughters: Mrs. George Jones of Pawnee and Mrs. Charlotte Koeller of Redding, CA; 12 grand and eight g-grandchildren; and one sister: Mrs. Violet Jones of Jacksonville; and one brother: Harvey Clark of Ocala, FL

BOLTON, Carrie E. (Simpson); b: 17Sep1898, Island Grove, IL; d; 17May1977, Springfield, IL; Berlin, IL; ;m: Robert Bolton in 1939 in Virden, IL; fa: Moses Lansdale Simpson; mo: Millie Ann Davis. Husband preceded in death 22Mr1956. A resident of rural New Berlin, IL Survived by two step-sons: Melvin Bolton of Girard and Howard Bolton of Newton, Kansas; a brother: John Simpson of Loami; three sisters: Ruth and Mildred Simpson of Berlin and Mrs. Kathryn Murphy of Lockport. Preceded by four brothers: George, Walter, Thomas and William Simpson.

BOLTON, Claude Douglas; b; 10Jul1893, Hart Co., Ky.; d: 9Apr1987, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Minnie Sorrells on 23Mar1918 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Charles Bolton; mo: Ella Gillon. A resident of Murrayville. WWI vet. Survived by his wife; one son: Keith Bolton of Murrayville; one daughter: Helen Bolton of Murrayville; two grand and seven g-grandchildren. Preceded by two sisters: Katie Ash and Mabel Megginson; and one grandson.

BOLTON, Keith D.; b: 7Sep1919, Murrayville, IL; d: 13May1988, Murrayville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Mary Ellen Oxley on 28Nov1945 (place not stated); fa: Claude Bolton; mo: Minnie Sorrells. WWII vet. Survived by his wife; his mother of Murrayville; a daughter: Mrs. Darrell (Linda) Lewis of Jacksonville; a son: Gary of Murrayville; a sister: Helen Bolton of Murrayville; and seven grandchildren. Preceded in death by an infant son.

BOLTON, Minnie (Sorrells); b: 13Sep1897, Lee Co., IA; d: 27Jan1989, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; fa: Edgar Sorrells; mo: Thana Kehl. Husband preceded in death 9Apr1987. A resident of Murrayville, IL Survived by a daughter: Helen Bolton of Murrayville; two grandchildren; Gary Bolton of Murrayville and Linda Lewis of Jacksonville; and seven g-grandchildren. Preceded by a son: Keith; a brother: Lloyd; and a grandson: Raymond.

BOLTON, Robert S.; b: 11Jun1927, Beardstown, IL; d: 31May1991, Springfield, IL; bu: Beardstown, IL; fa: Lee Bolton; mo: Essie Ilda Tribble. Survived by one brother: Russell Bolton of Beardstown; and two sisters: Mrs. F. A. (Margorite) Turner of Lewistown and Naomi "Peaches" Buck of Beardstown. Preceded by his parents and one sister: Hilda Alice.

BOMKE, Robert; b: 14Jun1928, Springfield, IL; d: 8May1996, St. Catharine, Mo; bu: (not stated); m: (not stated); fa: Arthur Charles Bomke; mo: Ruth Neff. Resident of Brookfield, MO; formerly of Panama City, FL Navy vet. Survived by two daughters: Sherry Ann (husband, Dale) Dankoski of Hillsboro and Deborah Marie (husband, Bob) Middleton of St. Catharine, MO; one son: Robin Charles (wife, Sherry Kay) Bomke of Indianapolis, Ind.; six grandchildren; one brother: Senator Larry Bomke of Springfield; and two sisters: Delores Holloway of Fort Lauderdale, FL, and Ruth Ann Stevens of Bloomington. Preceded by one son: Robert Arthur Bomke II.

BONACORSI, Edward; b: 2Oct1899, Fanano, Italy; d: 21Oct1981, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Emma Parino on 1Jun1928 (place not stated); fa: Anthony Bonacorsi; mo: Louisa Beneventi. (Served with the Italian Army during WWI). Survived by his wife; four children: Edward of Jerseyville, Mrs. John (Irene) Spinning of Jacksonville, Donald of Casper, Wyoming, and Bill of LaGrange, Georgia; eight grandchildren; two sisters: Anita Ludwig of Jacksonville and Eleanor Gayer of Sarasota, FL Preceded by a sister.

BOND, Edith O. (Lillard); b: 21Mar1922, Canton, MO; d: 2Jul1990, Atlanta, Ga.; bu: Chapel Hill Memorial Park, Dixon, IL; m: William Bond on 4Aug1944 in Riverside, CA.; fa: Porter Lillard; mo: Lula Brown. Husband preceded in death 2Aug1957. Resident of Anderson, S.C.; formerly of Dixon, IL Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Robert (Bonita Faye) Wilson of Chapin and Mrs. Eddie (Carol Lynn) Vickery of Anderson, S.C.; four grandchildren; a brother: Russell Lillard of LaBelle, MO; and three sisters: Lola Lillard of Lynnwood, CA, Mrs. William (Zelma) Norrington of Los Alamitos, CA, and Mrs. Charles (Juanita) Buhrer of Snellville, Ga. Preceded by one brother and one sister.

BOND, Edna M. (Keith) Norvell; b: 12Sep1910, Mt. Sterling, IL; d: 15Jun1992, Rushville, IL; bu: Mt. Sterling, IL; m: 1) Curtis Edward Norvell (date and place not stated); and 2) Floyd R. Bond on 14Jul1962 (place not stated); fa: William Austin Keith; mo: Gertrude McDonald. 1st husband preceded in death in 1958; 2nd on 26Nov1983. Resident of Mt. Sterling, IL Survived by three daughters: Mrs. Ernest (Betty) Fluckey of Mt. Sterling, Mrs. Gary (Shirley) Pruden of Versailles, and Mrs. David (Carolyn) Moore of Timewell; two sons: Edward A. Norvell of Meredosia and John L. Norvell of East Peoria; one step-son: Maurice Bond of Washburn; 10 grand, two step-grand, eight g-grand and two step-great-grandchildren; one sister: Mrs. Dorothy Prillmayer of Mt. Sterling; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by one sister: Mary Houston; and one grandson.

BOND, Eleanor Louise; b: (date not stated), Rockford, IL; d: 27Feb1978, Springfield, IL; bu: East Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; fa: Leroy Bond; mo: Jessie Zeppenfield. WWII Air Force vet. Survived by a brother: Robert L. Bond; and two nephews: Robert W. and James M. Bond, all of Madison, WI.

BOND, Erma (Gordon); b: 10May1913, Decatur, IL; d: 21Dec1978, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, IL; m: Robert Bond on 8Aug1931 (place not stated); fa: Fred Gordon; mo: Marguerite Bowles. Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Earl C. (Darleen) Bridgeman of Jacksonville; two grandchildren: Nancy Farmer and Robert Farmer, both of Jacksonville; and several nieces and nephews.

BOND, F. Irene (Smith); b: 6Oct1890, Pana, IL; d: 14Jul1993, Austin, Minn.; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: William C. Bond in 1908 at Pana, IL; fa: William Franklin Smith; mo: Mary Carrie Kroninger. Husband preceded in death. Resident of Austin, Minn.; formerly of Jacksonville, IL Survived by three sons: Dale W. (wife, Betty) Bond of Jacksonville, William (wife, Sally) Bond of Okeechobee, FL, and C. Richard Bond of Aurora; one daughter: Monta Chambers of Austin, Minn.; one sister: Louise Pollard of Pana; 13 grand, 20 g-grand and 10 g-g-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Preceded by one son: Russell Bond; one brother: Clarence Smith; and five sisters: Ada Shuman, Eva Slater, Etta Suter, Leone Lewis, and Millie Glass.

BOND, Floy B. (Clark); b: 16Jun1904, Morgan Co., IL; d: 5Jun1995, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Arcadia, IL; m: Robert Bond on 22Mar1970 (place not stated); fa: Charles E. Clark; mo: Mabel Rudisill. Husband preceded in death 10Dec1984. Survived by one step-daughter: Mrs. Earl L. (Darleen) Bridgeman of Jacksonville; one step-grand and one step-great-grandchild. Preceded by one sister: Marjorie Clark; and one step-grandson.

BOND, Floyd R.; b: 6Feb1900, Brown Co., IL; d: 26Nov1983, Beardstown, IL; bu: Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Edna Norvell on 14Jul1962 (place not stated); fa: William Bond; mo: Belle Irvin. Resident of Mt. Sterling, IL Survived by his wife; a son: Maurice Bond of Mt. Sterling; five step-children; one grandson; one granddaughter; two great-grandsons; 11 step-grandchildren; and five step-great-grandchildren. Preceded by a brother and a sister.

BOND, Harold Edwin; b: 23Jan1898, Mt. Sterling, IL; d: 22Nov1979, Rushville, IL; bu: Mt. Sterling, IL; m: 1) Gertrude Nolan in March, 1919 (place not stated); and 2) Maude Shoopman Bowen on 5Jan1957 (place not stated); and 3) Mary Winchell Lenz on 9Jun1970 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: William Bond; mo: Mary Belle Irwin. 1st wife died 20Oct1955; 2nd died 29Oct1967. Resident of Mt. Sterling, IL Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Robert (Betty Mae) Koch of Mt. Sterling and Mrs. Joan Marie Hagerman of Hope, MI, a step-son: Homer Renaker of Mt. Sterling; and a step-daughter: Mrs. Harlan (Edna) Nelson of Mt. Sterling; six grand and seven step-grandchildren; and a brother: Floyd Bond of Mt. Sterling. Preceded by a son and a sister.

BOND, Mary W. (Lenz) Renaker; b: 28Sep1897, Hersman, IL; d: 24Dec1989, Mt. Sterling, IL; bu: Hersman Cemetery, near Mt. Sterling, IL; m: 1) Seldon Renaker on 12Oct1916 in Hersman, IL; and 2) Harold Edwin Bond on 9Jun1970 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Fred A. Lenz; mo: Fannie Curry. 1st husband died in May, 1969; 2nd died on 22Nov1979. Survived by a son: Homer Renaker of Mt. Sterling; two step-daughters: Mrs. Robert (Betty) Koch of Mt. Sterling and Joan Marie Hagerman of Holt, MI; one sister: Lora Stigall of Abingdon; one grandson: William L. Renaker of Fox Lake; one granddaughter: Mrs. James (Laura J.) Kraft of Vero Beach, FL; and three g-grandchildren. Preceded by four brothers and one grandson: Michael E. Renaker, who died 10Apr1959.

BOND, Regina (Seaver); b: 21May1912, near Franklin, IL; d: 5Sep1984, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Dale W. Bond on 4Jul1936 in Springfield, IL; fa: Thomas Joseph Seaver; mo: Julia Feore. Survived by her husband; one son: Joseph D. of Clifton; three daughters: K. Deann Graham of Jacksonville, Mrs. John (Krista) Hall of Murrayville, and Mrs. James (Julia) DuRocher of Jacksonville; 12 grand and 5 g-grandchildren; a brother: Nicholas Seaver of Chicago Heights; and a sister: Mrs. Christina Weatherford of South Jacksonville. Preceded by a brother and a sister.

BOND, Robert; b: 30May1902, Staunton, IL; d: 10Dec1984, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Arcadia, IL; m: Floyd Clark on 22Mar1970 (place not stated); fa: Newton S. Bond; mo: Rosa Best. WWI Army vet. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Earl L. (Darlene) Bridgeman of Jacksonville; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Preceded by two brothers and three sisters.

BOND, Russell E.; b: 1Sep1918, Ottawa, IL; d: Jun1988, Lida, CA; bu: Stockton, CA; m: (not stated); fa: William C. Bond; mo: Irene (surname not stated). Navy vet. Survived by his mother: F. Irene Bond of Austin, Minn.; two sons: Craig Kincaid and Robert Kincaid; two grandchildren: Katherine Ann and Elizabeth Christi; a sister: Mrs. Charles (Monta) Chambers of Austin, Minn.; and three brothers: Dale W. of Jacksonville, William M. of Okeechobee, FL, and C. Richard Bond of Aurora; and several nieces and nephews.

BONDS, Betty L. (McDannald); b: 2Feb1933, Morgan Co., IL; d: 1Jun1986, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Chapin, IL; m: James D. Bonds on 13Jun1953 in Jacksonville, IL; f: Sherman McDannald; mo: Bessie Miller. Survived by her husband; a daughter: Susan L. Bonds of Jacksonville; a son: James D. Bonds of Jacksonville; two grandchildren: Jamie and Jennie Lee Bonds; two sisters: Mrs. Virginia Peters of Jacksonville and Mrs. Helen Dickens of Chapin. Preceded by a brother and a sister.

BONDS, David Lee; b: 30Dec1935 (place not stated); d: 5Nov1994, Quincy, IL; bu: Griggsville, IL; m: Leta Irene Shoemaker on 7Nov1959 in Griggsville, IL; fa: George David Bonds; mo: Clara Milton. Resident of Payson, IL Korean War Navy vet. Survived by his wife; his father of Pittsfield; one son: Brady Bonds of Pittsfield; one daughter: Tonya McGownd of Jacksonville; six grandchildren; and one sister: Karen Allen of Pittsfield. Preceded by his mother; one daughter: Beck Bonds; and a sister: Lynn Churchill.

BONDS, Erma E. (Dunham) Marshall; b: 10Feb1906, Maysville, IL; d: 7Apr1990, Pittsfield, IL; bu: Griggsville, IL; m: 1) Clarence Marshall (date and place not stated); and 2) David Bonds on 21Nov1977 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: Nathaniel Dunham; mo: Alma Ervin. 1st husband preceded in death. Resident of Pittsfield, IL Survived by her husband; one brother: N. W. Dunham, Jr. of Pittsfield. Preceded by four brothers and one sister.

BONDS, Inez (Magee); b: 8May189, Center, MO; d: 27Jun1982, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Chapin, IL; m: James Ira Bonds on 31Aug1908 (place not stated); fa: Samuel Magee; Mo; Clara Reisman. Husband preceded in death 5Jan1966. Resident of Chapin. Survived by these daughters: Idella Simmons and Lucile Hanks, both of Pittsfield, and Louella Taylor of Bluffs; with five grand, 10 g-grand and three g-g-grandchildren; a brother: Charles Magee of Center, MO; and these sisters: Addie McDanile of Hannibal, MO, Vena Stillwell of San Antonio, TX, Iva Huss of Flint, MI, and Mary Mae Bailey of Decatur. (One grandson, Jim Bonds of Jacksonville, was raised in the home.) Preceded by two brothers and two sisters.

BONDS, Ray Lee; b: 9Mar1924, Beardstown, IL; d: 20Oct1994, Pensacola, FL; bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; fa: Elmer Charles Bonds; mo: Bessie Lee Rigor. Resident of Pensacola, FL; formerly of Jacksonville, IL Survived by one brothers: Maurice Bonds of East Moline; six nieces; and one nephew. Preceded by two sisters: June Morris Renz and Mary Nortrup.

BONE, James H.; b: (date not stated), Prairie City, IL; d: 28Jun1983, San Diego, CA; bu: (not stated); m: Margaret (surname nor date and place of marriage stated); fa: Chester Bone; mo: Gratia (surname not stated). Survived by his wife: Margaret; two children: James S. Bone of Mission Viejo, CA, and Betsy Bikole of Indianapolis, Ind.; and a brother: Dr. Ernst C. Bone of Jacksonville. Preceded by a brother: Maurice.

BONE, Rev. Maurice D.; b: 17Jun1905, Prairie City, IL; d: 27May1978, Chestnut Hill, Pa.; bu: Prairie City, IL; m: Cleland Winans (date and place not stated); fa: Chester Bone; mo: Gratia Hyde. Resident of Philadelphia, Pa. Survived by his wife; these children: Mrs. Caroline Studenmund of Bellevue, Ohio and Mrs. Rosemary Harting of Oreland, Pa., and Clelland Bone of Isanti, Minn. And John Bone of Royal Oak, MI; 11 grandchildren; and two brothers: James of San Diego, CA, and Dr. E. C. Bone of Jacksonville.

BONER, James; b: 1May1895, Mississippi; d: 22Mar1978, Jacksonville, IL; bu: East Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; fa & mo: (not stated). A resident of 203 West Beecher Ave., Jacksonville. For years, he had resided with Mr. & Mrs. Charles Lewis at 905 North Clay, Jacksonville. Formerly employed in Chicago for many years, he was the last of his immediate family.

BONGARS, Alvina (Bosse); b: 1893, Morgan Co., IL; d: 12Sep1979, Denver, Colo.; bu: Denver, Colo.; m: William A. Bongars (date and place not stated); fa: Henry Bosse; mo: (not stated). Husband preceded in death 28May1977. Survived by a sister: Mrs. Anna Johnson of Jacksonville; and a brother: Frank Bosse of Winchester; several nieces and nephews surviving in this area. Preceded by two sisters and five brothers.

BONIFIELD, Evelyn J. (Brown); b: 11Jun1919, Princeton, Ind.; d: 23Sep1988, Barry, IL; bu: Park Lawn Cemetery, Barry, IL; m: Bernard Bonifield on 11Feb1958 in Michigan City, Ind.; fa: Hazel H. Brown; mo: Lily Turpin. Survived by her husband; one son: John Nesvold of LaPorte, Ind.; one daughter: Lillian Edwards of Columbus, Ohio; five grand and seven g-grandchildren; and two sisters: Mrs. Elmer Herrbach of Indianapolis, Ind., and Mrs. Roy Bock of Michigan City, Ind. Preceded by her parents.

BONIFIELD, Norma Virginia; b: 18Sep1925, Barry, IL; d: 25Feb1996, Chicago, IL; bu: Kinderhook, IL; fa: Herbert A. Bonifield; mo: Lora Triplett. A former resident of Barry, IL Survived by four brothers: Russell Bonifield of Kinderhook, Bernard Bonifield of Barry, Wayne Bonifield of Palatine and Herbert Bonifield of Rio, WI.; one sister: Glenna Pulliam of Barry; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by her parents; two brothers: Forrest and Howard Bonifield; and one sister: Lucille Norman.

BONJEAN, Carlo; b: 19Jul1905, Arezzo, Italy; d: 10Feb1985, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital); bu: Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Elsa Deuermeyer in Peoria, IL (date not stated); fa: Victor Bonjean; mo: Dimentine Sachetti. Resident of Jacksonville. Survived by his wife; three sons: Robert V. Bonjean of Tarpon Springs, FL, and Jerry Bonjean of Bloomington, Minn., and Jack Bonjean of Orlando, FL; two daughters: Barbara J. Hanley of Jacksonville and Sue Lewis of Forth Worth, Texas; two sisters: Ida Ehrett and Ann Burns, both of Pekin; and one brother: Roscoe Bonjean of Springfield; 17 grand and 15 g-grandchildren. Preceded by a brother: Bruno.

BONJEAN, Elsa (Deuermeyer); b: 22Oct1904, Peoria, IL; d: 5Oct1995, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Carlo Bonjean on 16Jan1928 in Peoria, IL; fa: Edward O. Deuermeyer; mo: Lydia Carroll. Husband preceded in death in 1985. Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Connie (Barbara J.) Hanley of Jacksonville and Mrs. Dick (Sue) Lewis of Bellevue, Neb.; three sons: Bob (wife, Barbara) of Tarpon Springs, FL, Jack (wife, Joyce) of Deltona, FL, and Jerry (wife, Kay) of Bloomington, MN; 17 grand and 23 g-grandchildren. Preceded by one brother, one sister, and two great-granddaughters.

BONJEAN, Molly Rebecca; b: 30Jun1975, Jacksonville, IL; d: 26Mar1979, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; fa: Robert Bonjean; mo: Caroline Glossop. Survived by her parents; two brothers: Bobby and Christopher, at home; grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. Thomas E. Glossop and Mrs. Vivian Mussato of Jacksonville, and Robert Bonjean of St. Louis, MO; great-grandparents: Mrs. Veva Maynard and Mr. & Mrs. Carlo Bonjean of Jacksonville, and Mrs. Walter Humble of Chicago.

BONMAN, Bille B. (Walker); b: 7Jan1920, Mexico, MO; d: 29Mar1981, Washington, D.C.; bu: Washington, D.C.; m: (not stated); fa: William Walker; mo: Laura (surname not stated). A former resident of Jacksonville, IL Survived by a daughter: Alfredia B. Barsh of Washington, D.C.; a granddaughter: Barbara M. Richardson, who is attending MacMurray College; and a sister: Mrs. Margaret B. Kibby of 606 E. Lafayette, Jacksonville.

BONNETT, Juanita (Doyle); b: 24Jan1924, Griggsville, IL; d 7Aug1985, Quincy, IL; bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: Kenneth Bonnet on 8May1945 in Denver, Colo.; fa & mo: (not stated). Resident of Pittsfield, IL Survived by her husband; a son: George Bonnett of Pittsfield; her step-father: Ivy Doyle of Pittsfield; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; a brother: Russell Doyle of Carrollton; and a sister: Doralee Fortado of Rock Island. Preceded by her mother: Genevia Doyle.

BONNETT, Mary E. "Libby" (Dunham); b: (not stated); d: 3Dec1989, Pleasant Hill, CA; bu: California; m: (not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). Resident of Pleasant Hill, CA; formerly of Griggsville, IL; was 62 years of age at death. Survived by a sister: Donna Godfrey of Griggsville.

BONNETT, Pearl M. (Goldman); b: 3Dec1889, near Griggsville, IL; d: 23Sep1988, Pleasant Hill, IL; bu: Pleasant Grove Cemetery, near Pittsfield, IL; m: Will Bonnet on 23Sep1908 in Griggsville, IL; fa: Newton Goldman; mo: Nancy Wade. Husband preceded in death 19Oct1960. Resident of Pittsfield, IL Survived by two sons: Kenneth of Pittsfield and Raymond of Decatur; three daughters: Mary Day of White Hall, Louise Ballinger of Pittsfield and Elizabeth Martin of Hannibal; 46 grand and several great and great-great-grandchildren. Preceded by a son: Julius "Buck"; a daughter: Marjorie; two infant granddaughters; two brothers; and a sister.

BONSER, Harold V.; b: 2Jul1920, Bainbridge, Schuyler Co., IL; d: 12Oct1988, rural Rushville, IL; bu: Rushville, IL; m: Doris Leezer on 3May1948 in Taylorville, IL; fa: Roy Bonser; mo: Bessie Mae Illman. Resident of rural Rushville, IL WWII Navy vet. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. David (Norma) Hadley of Rolling Meadows; and three brothers: Russell Bonser of Arlington, VA, and the Rev. Wayne Bonser and Marion Bonser, both of Rushville. Preceded by an infant brother.

BONSER, Roy; b: 16Jul1886, Schuyler Co., IL; d: 4Apr1981, Rushville, IL; bu: Rushville, IL; m: Bessie Mae Illman on 28Oct1914 in Macomb, IL; fa: Henry Bonser; mo: Sarah Quinn. Husband preceded in death 2Mar1968. Survived by four sons: Wayne Bonser of Normal, Russell Bonser of Arlington, VA, Marion and Harold Bonser of Rushville; eight grand and seven g-grandchildren. Preceded by an infant son, two brothers, and eight sisters.

BONSER, Ruth; b: 22Oct1894, Bainbridge, Schuyler Co., IL; d: 28Nov1978, Rushville, IL; bu: Rushville, IL; fa: Henry Bosner; mo: Sarah Quinn. Survived by a brother: Roy; and a sister: Mrs. Nellie Vancil, both of Rushville; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded by two brothers: Curry and Herbert; and six sisters: Mrs. Electa Simpson, Mrs. Lydia Armstrong, Mrs. Etta Hodges, Grace and Gertrude Bonser, and Mrs. Myrtle Brewer.

BONSER, Susan Kay (Emerick); b: 7Jul1959, Rushville, IL; d: 19Oct1993, Rushville, IL; bu: Rushville, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Roger Emerick; mo: Sandra O'Neal. Survived by her parents of Rushville; one son: Gary Thomas Bonser of Rushville; grandmother: Electa O'Neal of Rushville; one sister: Mrs. Wade (Shelli) Lincoln of St. Peters, MO; one brother: Scott Emerick of Louisville, Ky.; three nephews; and several aunts and uncles.

BOOK, Charles H.; b: 2Mar1913, White Hall, IL; d: 4Jun1988, Jacksonville, IL; bu: White Hall, IL; fa: Charles Allen Book; mo: Mary Matilda Martz. Resident of the White Hall and Carrollton areas. Survived by five sisters: Gertrude Rogers of Jacksonville, Laura Phillips of Berdan, Alma Vail of East Alton, Maude Crabtree of Roodhouse, and Verna Smith of Wrights; many nieces and nephews. Preceded by two sisters and one brother.

BOONE, Beulah Marie (Hinch) Belts; b: 8Aug1901, Hadley, IL; d: 5Jun1989, Hannibal, MO; bu: Park Lawn Cemetery, Barry, IL; m: 1) Raymond E. Belts in 1923 (place not stated); and 2) Bhury W. Boone in June, 1964 (place not stated); fa: Samuel W. Hinch; mo: Martha N. Martin. Preceded in death by both husbands; 2nd in October, 1984. Survived by two daughters: Cleo Harrison of Kinderhook and Anna Lou McCallister of Payson; five grand, seven g-grand and four g-g-grandchildren; and a sister: Leola Grunden of Barry. Preceded by a son on 19Mar1929; six sisters; and seven brothers.

BOOSINGER, Marcia M. (Mallory); b: 2Jan1890, Allen, Kansas; d: 23May1990, Springfield, IL; bu: Ashland, IL; m: James W. Boosinger in 1912 at Emporia, Kansas; fa: Laban Malory; mo: Olive Ethrington. Husband preceded in death 26Jun1966. Resident of Ashland, IL Survived by a son: Fred Boosinger of Springfield; a brother: Sam Mallory of Los Angeles; nine grand and several g-grandchildren. Preceded by a son: Floyd Boosinger; three daughters: Violet Newman, Hazel Marr and Florence Hale; a grandson: David F. Boosinger; four brothers; and a sister.

BOOTH, Bernice Elizabeth (Wyatt); b: 16Jan1917, Calhoun Co., IL; d: 3Jan1984, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, IL; m: Oscar Booth on 27Oct1937 (place not stated); fa: Bill Wyatt; mo: Ina Akers. Resident of Virginia, IL Survived by her husband; ten daughters: Debbie Booth, Donnie Booth, Mrs. Mike (Marcia) Hill, Mrs. Gary (Linda) Smay and Mrs. Jack (Helen) Russell, all of Virginia, Mrs. Edward (Norma) Phillips of Perry, Mrs. Dale (Jean) Shafer of Jacksonville, Mrs. Harold (Rosemary) Babb of Tallula, Mrs. Bud (Patsy) Nation of Springfield, and Mrs. Charles (Sharon) Crist of Fortville, Ind.; 15 grandchildren and the following brothers and sisters: Francis Wyatt of Maspeth, N.Y., Merle Wyatt of Kinderhook, Doris Wyatt of Pekin, George Wyatt of Kampsville, Larry Wyatt of Chicago, Herschel Wyatt of Barry, Betty Clark of Chandler, Ariz., and Roselle Minor of Hannibal, MO; and several nieces and nephews.

BOOTH, Cynthia Jo; b: 23Jun1982, Louisiana, MO; d: 8Nov1985, Pike Co., IL; fa: Ronald G. Booth; mo: Jo Ann Dell. Resident of rural Nebo, IL Survived by her parents; a brother: Andrew S.; her maternal grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. Lewis Dell of Pittsfield; paternal grandparents: Mr. & Mr. Harold Booth of rural Nebo; paternal great-grandparents: Mrs. Myrtle Booth of Nebo and Mr. & Mrs. Orin Borrowman of rural Nebo. Preceded by a grandmother: Mrs. Miriam Dell and a grandfather: Nick Booth.

BOOTH, Delores Rae (Stonefield); b: 9Apr1938, Erie Co., New York; d: 10Feb1981, 6 miles south of Jacksonville, Morgan Co., IL; bu: Memorial Garden, Eldred, IL; m: Gerald David Booth on 15Nov1958, San Bernardino, CA; fa: Edward Stonefield; mo: Joan Slater. Husband died in the same accident as Delores. Resident of Carrollton, IL Survived by three daughters: Pamela Rae, Sandra Denise and Sharol Anne, all at home; her parents, of Las Vegas, Nev.; and a sister: Sharon Graham of Lakewood, Colo.

BOOTH, Earl B.; b: 6Jun1917, Calhoun Co., IL; d: 25Mar1984, Jerseyville, IL; bu: Richwoods Cemetery, west of Carrollton, IL; m: Opal Camerer on 1Jun1947 in Carrollton, IL; fa: George Booth; mo: Bessie Howland. A resident of Carrollton, IL Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mrs. Steven (Margaret) Day of Carrollton; a son: Roger of Jerseyville; three grandchildren; four sisters: Mrs. Harold (ora) Handling of Carrollton, Mrs. Lora Gray and Mrs. Dorothy Utley, both of Jerseyville, and Mrs. Alma Henry of Rockport. Preceded by a brother and a sister.

BOOTH, Eileen E. (Camerer); b: 19Sep1919, Eldred, IL; d: 10Mar1991, White Hall, IL; bu: Carrollton, IL; m: Albert Booth on 8Feb1942 in Louisiana, MO; fa: Ernest Camerer; mo: Myrtle Hodgerson. Husband preceded in death in 1970. Survived by three sons: Mike Booth of Bluffs, Bob Booth of White Hall and Bill Booth of Arleta, CA; four grandchildren; three sisters: Marjorie Dyer of Roodhouse, Vera McFain of Jerseyville and Elsie Curry of Oakwood; and two brothers: Carl Camerer, Sr. and Eugene Camerer, both of Carrollton. Preceded by two brothers: Donald an Darrell Camerer; and two sisters: Mary Darr and Clover Bushnell.

BOOTH, Florence (Blackston); b: 15Feb1902, Calhoun Co., IL; d: 2Dec1985, Jerseyville, IL; bu: Memorial Gardens, Eldred, IL; m: Homer Booth, Sr. on 21Dec1918 in Elsberry, MO; fa: William Blackston; mo: Mattie Tolbert. Survived by her husband; a daughter: Bertha Funk of Jerseyville; two sons: Homer Booth, Jr. of Eldred and Harold Booth of Wood River; 23 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; four sisters: Charlotte Cates, Mary Wilson and Saide Bland, all of Jerseyville, and Alice Hobbs of Pleasant Hill; and a brother: George Blackston of Wood River.

BOOTH, Florence M. (Everett); b: 4Mar1910, East Eminence, MO; d: 23May1985, Rushville, IL; m: Ferriel "Hi" Booth on 25Oct1945 in Rushville, IL; fa: Nelson Everett; mo: Mae Vaughn. Husband preceded in death 8Apr1976. Resident of Rushville. Survived by two sisters: Mrs. Carson Klitz of Rushville and Mrs. Don Klitz of Beardstown; a step-daughter: Mrs. Maxine Hatfield of Ft. Walton Beach, FL; and two step-sons: Mac E. Booth of Ocala, FL, and Rex K. Booth of Daleville, Ala.; and four grandchildren. Preceded by a step-daughter, two brothers, and three sisters.

BOOTH, Gerald David; b: 31Jul1937, Quarry, Jersey Co., IL; d: 10Feb1981, 6 miles south of Jacksonville, IL; bu; Memorial Gardens, Eldred, IL; m: Delores Rae Stonefield on 15Nov1958 in San Bernardino, CA; fa: Homer Booth; mo: Florence Blackstone. Wife died in same accident as Gerald. Resident of Carrollton, IL Survived by his parents of Jerseyville; a sister: Bertha Funk of Jerseyville; and three brothers: Lowell of Pomona, CA, Harold of Wood River, and Homer Booth, Jr. of Eldred; and three daughters: Pamela Rae, Sandra Denise and Sharol Anne, all at home.

BOOTH, Homer L, Sr.; b: 14Apr1899, Calhoun Co., IL; d: 27Sep1988, Jerseyville, IL;bu: Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Eldred Il.; m: Florence Blackstone on 21Dec1918 in Elsberry, MO; fa: John Booth; mo: Louisa Burns. Wife preceded in death 2Dec1985. Survived by one daughter: Bertha Funk of Jerseyville; two sons: Harold Booth of Wood River and Homer Booth, Jr. of Eldred; 23 grand, 36 g-grand and six g-g-grandchildren; two sisters: Mandy Freesemeyer of Waverly and Sophia Jones of Nebo. Preceded by two sons: Gerald and Lowell Booth; two brothers: Roscoe and Chester Booth; and one sister: Lucy Goewey.

BOOTH, Louise H. (Hughes); b: (not stated); d: 22Apr1984, Pomona, CA; bu: Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Eldred, IL; m: Lowell Booth (date and place not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). Husband preceded in death. A former resident of Eldred, IL Survived by her mother and father-in-law: Mr. & Mrs. Homer Booth of Jerseyville.

BOOTH, Lowell; b: 29Sep1921, Calhoun Co., IL; d: 15Oct1981, Pomona, CA; bu: (not stated); m: Louise Hughes in Georgia (date not stated); fa: Homer Booth, Sr.; mo: Florence Blackstone. Former resident of Greene Co., IL Survived by his wife; a sister: Mrs. Bertha Funk of Jerseyville; and two brothers: Harold of Wood River and Homer, Jr. of Eldred.

BOOTH, Mary Lou (Sanderson); b: 1Feb1923, Beardstown, IL; d: 16Jan1986, Springfield, IL; bu: Baylis, IL; m: Len Booth on 31Dec1961 in New Berlin, IL; fa: Jess Sanderson; mo: Eulah Leatherman. Husband preceded in death. Resident of Pittsfield, IL Survived by a son: Charles Pine of Bluffs; a daughter: Sharon Rawlins of Beardstown; and three grandsons.

BOOTH, Myrtle L. (Hall); b: 26Jan1901, Pearl, IL; d: 25Jul1993, Milton, IL; bu: Hess Cemetery, Pearl, IL; m: Omar A. "Nick" Booth on 11Sep1919 in Nebo, IL; fa: Lewis A. Hall; mo: Martha Allison. Husband preceded in death 28Oct1985. Resident of Nebo, IL Survived by two sons: Keith of Pearl and Harold of Nebo; 13 grand and 21 g-grandchildren. Preceded by one son: Burdette Booth; one sister: Hazel Neese; and one g-granddaughter.

BOOTH, Richard L, Sr.; b: 15May1938, Camden, IL; d: 3Oct1994, Macomb, IL; bu: West Cemetery, Camden, IL; m: Pamela S. Whited on 27Oct1990 in Camden, IL; fa: Irvin Harold Booth; mo: Velma Loraine Finch. Resident of Brooklyn, IL Survived by his wife; a son: Richard I. "D.J." Booth, Jr., at home; a grandmother: Vada Finch of Beardstown; two step-sons: Alex Mackey and Richard Mackey, both of Bartonville; a sister: Sondra Yancey of Creve Coeur; four step-grandchildren; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. Preceded by his parents.

BOOTH, Roscoe Logan; b: 29Mar1905, Hamburg, IL; d: 29Aug1979, Beardstown, IL; bu: Catholic Cemetery, Beardstown, IL; m: Frances Hartman on 3Nov1926 (place not stated); fa: John Booth; mo: Louisa Burns. Resident of Beardstown, IL Survived by his wife; these children: Mrs. Kenneth (Evelyn) Collins of Beardstown, Mrs. Eugene (Louise) Davis of Petersburg, and Paul Booth and Robert Booth of Beardstown; 9 grandchildren; and one g-grandchild; these sisters and brother: Amanda Freesmeyer of Waverly, Sophia Jones of Kampsville, and Homer Booth of Jerseyville.

BOOTH, Virginia L. (Tangman); b: 25Sep1926, East Hardin, IL; d: 20Feb1981, Pittsfield, IL; bu: Green Pond Cemetery, near Pearl, IL; m: Gordon M. Booth on 1Sep1949 (place not stated); fa: Raymond Tangman; mo: Leda Cates. Husband preceded in death 17Oct1958. Resident of Pittsfield. Survived by her mother: Mrs. Leda Franklin of Pittsfield; a step-son: Ralph Booth of Rockport; four brothers: Cecil Tangman of Robinson, Ray Tangman of Petersburg and Jesse and Job Webb of Hardin; two sisters: Mrs. Frances Housman of Hillview and Mrs. Mary Snelson of LaHarpe.

BOOTON, John D.; b: 26Apr1918, Beardstown, IL; d: 11Mar1984, Beardstown, IL; bu: St. Alexius Catholic Church Cemetery, Beardstown, IL; m: Millicent Parlier on 17Jun1944 in Waverly, IL; fa: Clyde Booton; mo: Marie Donnelly. WWII Navy vet. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Michael (Michele) Grimes of Beardstown; a son: Michael Booton of Beardstown; two grandsons: Sean Booton and Brent Grimes, both of Beardstown; a sister: Mrs. Betty Hafford of Baltimore, Md.; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by a sister.

BOOZE, Herman C.; b: 20Jan1914, Clearmont, MO; d: 3Jan1992, McMinnville, OR; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: Gertrude Simmons on 29Nov1941, Cahokia, MO; fa: Henry C. Booze; mo: Elta Attebery. Survived by his wife; two sons: Harold of York, Pa., and Timothy of McMinnville, OR; three daughters: Edna Kaempfer of Elmhurst, Sandra Townsend of Portland, OR, and Marilyn Booze of Decatur; one sister: Inez Melvin of Hopkins, MO; and four grandchildren. Preceded by one daughter: Leah Booze. (Raised in Hopkins, MO; moved to Beardstown in 1937; to Loami in 1951, to Grove City in 1955; to Mt. Auburn in 1958, to Arena in 1961; to Auburn in 1964; and returned to Beardstown in 1979.)

BORCHELT, Rev Otto A.; b: 11May1903, St. Peter, IL; d: 12Dec1992, Sherman, IL; bu: Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, IL; m: Lucinda D. Neuendorf on 21Jul1926 (place not stated); fa: August Borchelt; mo: Louise Bahde. Resident of Springfield. Survived by his wife of Springfield; three daughters: Betty Schuler of Westmont, Mrs. Edgar (Allene) Hartmann of Verona, MO, and Mrs. David (Delores) Brammer of Tanowanda, N.Y.; one son: Donald Borchelt of Springfield; 11 grand and three g-grandchildren; one sister: Esther Seboldt of Cape Girardeau, MO; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Preceded by one brother; two sisters; and one great-grandchild.

BORCHERDING, Howard William; b: 2Nov1909, Telbasta, Neb.; d: 24Nov1995, Morris, IL; bu: Oak Grove Cemetery, Jerseyville, IL; m: Veronica Ernst on 9Nov1932 in Hoskins, Neb.; fa: William Borcherding; mo: Anna Sollman. Wife preceded in death in 1991. A resident of Coal City; formerly of Jacksonville. Survived by one son: Donald Howard (wife, Judy) Borcherding of Cape Corral, FL; one daughter: Mrs. Phillip (Mary Louise) Trammel of Coal City; seven grand and 12 g-grandchildren; and a half-sister: Mabel Henkins of Freemont, Neb. Preceded by three infant daughters; one infant son; and one sister.

BORCHERDING, Veronica (Ernst); b: 11Jan1913, Castana, IA; d: 7Aug1991, Morris, IL; bu: Oak Grove Cemetery, Jerseyville, IL; m: Howard W. Borcherding on 8Nov1932 in Hoskins, Neb.; fa: Henry P Ernst; mo: Udora West. Resident of Coal City; formerly of Jerseyville. Survived by her husband; one son: Donald Howard Borcherding of Morton; one daughter: Mrs. Phil (Mary Louise) Trammel of Coal City; seven grand and eight g-grandchildren; two sisters: Eva Gmiender of Sioux City, IA, and Onie Oberg of Oakland, Neb.; and one brother: Earl Ernst of Sioux City, IA. Preceded by three infant daughters; one infant son; two sisters; and one brother.

BORCHERS, Betty (Saffer); b: 7Nov1928, Winchester, IL; d: 29Aug1994, Kennett, MO; bu: Kennett, MO;m: George Borchers in 1949 (place not stated); fa: Jesse Saffer; mo: Ollie Hall. Resident of Kennett, MO; formerly of Winchester, IL Survived by her husband; her mother of Winchester; one son: Bill Borchers of Casa Grande, Ariz.; five daughters: Mrs. Gary (Ruth) Jackson of Anahauc, TX, Barbara Borchers of Houston, TX, Patty Webb of Kennitt, MO, and Mrs. Lars (Katie) Anderson of Cape Girardeau, MO; four grandchildren; and one brother: Jim Saffer of Ft. Collins, Colo. Preceded by a son: Edward Borchers; and a sister: Katherine Cox.

BORCHERT, Paul H.; b: 14Mar1910, Petersburg, IL; d: 10Nov1990, Springfield, IL; bu: Oakland Cemetery, Petersburg, IL; m: 1) Evalena A. Seay on 28Sep1940 in Marian, Ark.; and 2) Frances C. Rogers on 15Jan1990 in Hillview, IL; fa: Alfred H. Borchert; mo: Hattie M. Teter. Resident of Petersburg, IL Survived by his wife; one step-daughter: Vickie Beams of Chapin; and three step-grandchildren.

BORCKY, Keith Freeman; b: 25Nov1942, White Hall, IL; d: 12Jan1989, Pocahontas, Ark.; bu: Hickory Grove Cemetery, Wrights, IL; m: Mary L. Marquard on 19Jun1964 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Joseph Borcky; mo: Florence (surname not stated). Resident of Greenfield, IL Survived by his wife; two sons: Curt and Michael, both of Greenfield; his mother: Florence Alred of Carrollton; two sisters: Helen Plogger and Dorothy Hartsook, both of Greenfield; and five brothers: Neil Borcky of West Frankfort, J. L. Borcky of Huntingdon, Tenn., Charles Borcky of Galesburg, Donnie Borcky of Monmouth, and Art Borcky of Milwaukee, WI.

BORDENKIRCHER, Daniel Joseph; b: 5Feb1914, Timewell, IL; d: 26Mar1992, South Buffalo, N.Y.; bu: Catholic Cemetery, Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Mary Roberta Teefey on 23Feb1935 in Mt. Sterling, IL; fa: Joseph Bordenkircher; mo: Alice Waters. Resident of Orchard Park, N.Y.; formerly of Mt. Sterling, IL Survived by his wife; one daughter: Karen Ugrin of Portsmouth, Ohio; one son: Daniel Bordenkircher of Orchard Park, N.Y.; five grand and three g-grandchildren. Preceded by one son: Daniel; and one sister: Ann Miller.

BORDENKIRCHER, Henry W.; b: 10Aug1889, Brown Co., IL; d: 9Mar1977, Mt. Sterling, IL; bu: Catholic Cemetery, Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Mary Ann Ducheon on 6Apr1915 in Petersburg, IL; fa: David J. Bordenkircher; mo: Ann Cecelia Wagner. Survived by his wife; three sons: Ralph A. of Mt. Sterling, John H. of Canton, and Rev. Father Robert of Aberdeen, South Dakota; two daughters: Mrs. John B. Jones of Ashland and Mrs. William Cosgrove of Keokuk, IA; 14 grand and 15 g-grandchildren. He was the last member of his immediate family.

BORDENKIRCHER, Mary Ann ( Ducheon); b: 28Feb1894, near Oakford, IL; d: 2Feb1988, Rushville, IL; bu: Catholic Cemetery family lot, Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Henry W. Bordenkircher on 6Apr1915 in Petersburg, IL; fa: Anthony Ducheon; mo: Louise Schafer. Husband preceded in death 9Mar1977. Resident of the Snyder-Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home, Rushville; formerly of Mt. Sterling. Survived by three sons: Ralph of Mt. Sterling, John H. of Canton, and Father Robert Bordenkircher of Austin, TX; two daughters: Mrs. John (Lucille) Jones of Ashland and Mrs. William (Rosena) Cosgrove of Keokuk, Ia.; one brother: Fred Ducheon of Decatur; four sisters: Clara Weigand and Helen Stewart, both of Petersburg, Theresa Vogt of Springfield and Agnes Hinds of Peoria; 15 grand and 33 g-grandchildren. Preceded by four brothers; one grandchild; and one great-grandchild.

BORDENKIRCHER, Minnie M. (Wort); b: 22May1900, Brown Co., IL; d: 6Jan1989, Rushville, IL; bu: Catholic Cemetery, Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Charles E. Bordenkircher on 27Apr1926 in Mt. Sterling, IL; fa: Henry E. Wort; mo: Elizabeth Cassing. Husband preceded in death 11Nov1974. Resident of Mt. Sterling, IL Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Robert (Betty) Bernet of Springfield; a son: Charles A. "Bud" Bordenkircher of Palatine; 11 grand and 21 g-grandchildren. Preceded by a brother, eight sisters, and two grandchildren.

BORDENKIRCHER, Wilma L. (Illman); b: 22Jan1909, Schuyler Co., IL; d: 25Oct1995, Mt. Sterling, IL; bu: Catholic Cemetery, Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Emmett J. Bordenkircher on 4Apr1929 in Springfield, IL; fa: Frank Illman; mo: Sarah Rittenhouse. Husband preceded in death 2Nov1957. Survived by four sons: John of Inglewood, Colo., Eugene of Lady Lake, FL, Richard of Rooling Meadows and Donald Bordenkircher of Houston, TX; two daughters: Mrs. Gary (Charlotte) McPeek of Springfield and Mrs. Patrick (Marcia) Cummings of Springfield; one brother-in-law: Glenn Churchill of Rushville; 10 grand and 11 g-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceded by one sister: Dorothy Churchill; one brother: Charles Illman; and two great-grandchildren.

BOREN, Beverly Jean; b: 25Nov1930, Plainville, IL; d: 23Nov1989, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Emanuel East Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; fa & mo: (not stated). Survived by several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

BOREN, Edith Opal (Allison); b: 5Jun1901, Pearl, IL; d: 20Jul1992, Palm Harbor, FL; bu: Green Pond Cemetery, Pearl, IL; m: (not stated); fa: William Allison; mo: Florence McCann. Resident of Baytree Nursing Home, Palm Harbor, FL; formerly of Pearl, IL Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Arline Raser of Belleville and Mrs. Lorraine Williams of Palm Harbor; six grand, eight g-grand and two g-g-grandchildren. Preceded by one son: Carroll Boren; four brothers; and one sister.

BOREN, Fern Juan "Judy" (Hillman); b: 30Dec1926, Pittsfield, IL; d: 9Jan1993, Pittsfield, IL; bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: Dale Boren in 1946 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: George Wesley Hillman; mo: Sadie Turnbough. Resident of Pittsfield, IL Survived by two sons: Ronald and Randy Boren, both of Pittsfield; four grandchildren; three brothers: Harold Hillman of Taylorville, Ivan Hillman of Pittsfield and Donald Hillman of Carrollton; and two sisters: Mildred Arseneau of Kansas City, MO, and Emma Knoth of Jacksonville. Preceded by one brother: Emmet.

BOREN, H. Dean, Sr.; b: 18Sep1921, Pearl, IL; d: 16Mar1989, Pearl, IL; bu: Green Pond Cemetery, Pearl, IL; m: Gladys Mae Slenker on 11Oct1943 in Pearl, IL; fa: Ray Boren; mo: Etta Hermens. Survived by his wife; a son: Dean Boren of Hartford; a daughter: Joann Manning of East Alton; two grandsons; two brothers: Dale Boren of Pittsfield and Don Boren of Detroit; and a sister: Virginia Houghland of Independence, MO

BOREN, Lyndle C.; b: 8May1914, Pearl, IL; d: 29Aug1981, Barry, IL; bu: Green Pond Cemetery, Pearl, IL; m: Maurine R. McCann on 17Sep1937 in Detroit, IL; fa: Clyde Boren; Mo; Mary Petty. Resident of Pittsfield, IL Survived by his wife; a son: Gale of Pittsfield; a daughter: Mrs. Burdette (Becky) Irwin of Pittsfield; three sisters: Mrs. Madelyn Henry of Milton, Mrs. Dorothy Gerard of Pittsfield, and Mrs. Retta Ruth Donham of Clinton, Indiana; three grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren. Preceded by an infant son.

BOREN, Robert E.; b: 10Aug1934, Quincy, IL; d: 13Apr1996, Kinderhook, IL; bu: Kinderhook, IL; m: Donna Sumpter on 2Jul1955, Pittsfield, IL; fa: Willis Boren; mo: Marie Wall. Survived by his wife; three daughters: Anita Cawthon, Roberta Hull, and Barbara McNary of Kinderhook; three grandchildren; one g-grandchild; three half-brothers: Harry Smith and Lawrence Smith, both of Quincy, and George Smith of Aurora; and one half-sister: Ruby Reid of Camp Point. Preceded by five half-brothers and two half-sisters.

BORIUM, Gertrude (Young); b: 3Nov1889, Greene Co., IL; d: 15May1976, Carrollton, IL; bu: Oakwood Cemetery, Greenfield, IL; m: Clarence Borium in 1909 (place not stated); fa: James H. Young; mo: Julia Hunnicutt. Husband preceded in death 7Jan1970. Resident of Greenfield, IL Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Murrill (Ruth) Day of Carrollton and Mrs. Virginia Monifredini of Chicago; and several nieces and nephews.

BORG, Mary Louise (Reynolds); b: 13Jun1901, Winchester, IL; d: 11Feb1985, Clearwater, FL (Sunset Point Nursing Home); bu: Winchester, IL; m: Frederick Borg on 28Aug1927 in Chicago, IL; fa: Cyrus Reynolds; mo: Dollie Smith. Husband preceded in death in 1966. Survived by a daughter: Jean Borg of Clearwater, FL; and a sister: Dorothy Tankersley of Peoria. Preceded by a sister and four brothers.

BORGMAN, Margaret "Peggy Jo" (Saunderson); b: 2Jul1948, Jacksonville, IL; d: 20Jul1985, Springfield, IL (Memorial Medical Center); bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Robert Borgman on 1Oct1972 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Alvin Saunderson; mo: Mary Margaret Wolfe. Resident of rural Jacksonville, IL Survived by her husband; her parents; three sons: Phillip Alan, Ryan Mathew, and Christopher Lee, all at home; one grandmother: Sadie I. Saunderson of rural Jacksonville; and one sister: Diane Kay Saunderson of Jacksonville.

BORGMAN, Oletha "Peggy" (Horstmann); b: 2Nov1904, Alma, MO; d: 17Feb1993, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Ebenezer Cemetery, Levasy, MO; m: Emil Borgman in 1943 (place not stated); fa: Henry B. Horstmann; mo: Eliza Hemme. Husband preceded in death in 1962. Survived by two sons: Robert Borgman of Jacksonville and Donald Borgman of Lenexa, Kans.; five grandchildren; and two sisters: Mrs. Wilbur (Gertrude) Maring of St. Louis, MO, and Mrs. C. R. (Marie) Langston of Tequesta, FL

BORK, Brandon Lee; b: 26Aug1977, Pontiac, IL; d: 11Feb1995, Morgan Co., IL; bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; fa: Larry Bork; mo: Nancy Sweeney. Resident of Jacksonville, IL Survived by his parents of Jacksonville; a brother: Corry, a student at Miami University at Oxford, Ohio; paternal grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. Edwin J. Bork of Bloomington; and maternal grandmother: Phyllis Jean Sweeney of Jacksonville.

BORLIN, Martha E. (Pegram); b: (date not stated), Greene Co., IL; d: 2Aug1981, St. Louis, MO; bu: Carrollton, IL; m: Marion Borlin on 10Mar1924 in Jerseyville, IL; fa: Nathaniel Pegram; mo: Nellie Vinyard. A resident of Chesterfield, MO; formerly of Carrollton, IL; was 80 years of age at death. Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Cecil (Mary Martha) Stephenson of Joliet; a son: David of Chesterfield, MO; five grandchildren; a sister: Beulah Pegram of Carrollton. Preceded in death by a grandson, four sisters, and three brothers.

BORMAN, Ada (Schild); b: 9Dec1895, Greene Co., IL; d: 12Feb1986, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Dayton Cemetery, Eldred, IL; m: Martin A. Borman on 12Mar1913 (place not stated); fa: George Schild; mo: Mary Logan. Husband preceded in death 16Nov1967. Survived by two sons: Herbert of Jacksonville and Emerit of Morton; six grand, 11 g-grandchildren, one g-g-grandchild; a sister: Lela Ansell of Carrollton; and a brother: Wayne Schild of Greenfield.

BORMAN, Amanda Kay; b: 28Jun1976, Jacksonville, IL; d: 16Apr1984, ILinois; bu: (not stated); fa: Martin Borman; Mo: Kathy Carl. (Died early Monday while being transferred from St. John's Hospital, Springfield, IL, to Children's Hospital in Chicago, IL.) Survived by her parents; a brother: Kurt; and a sister: Alicia, both at home; grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. Richard Carl and Mr. & Mrs. Herbert Borman, all of Jacksonville; and great-grandparents: Ada Borman of Jacksonville, and Mr. & Mrs. F. A. Stubblefield of Tucson, Arizona.

BORMAN, Herbert N.; b: 3May1919, Greene Co., IL; d: 30Sep1994, Flagstaff, Arizona; bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: 1) Josephine L. Lowe on 1May1948 in Alton, IL; and 2) Ina Crabtree on 17Apr1993 in Roodhouse, IL; fa: Martin A. Borman; mo: Ada Shield. 1st wife preceded in death 11Aug1986. Resident of Roodhouse; formerly of Jacksonville. WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; one daughter: Vauhnee Baptist of Charleston; one son: Martin (wife, Kathy) Borman of Jacksonville; two step-daughters: Mrs. Bob (Pat) Kerr of Jacksonville and Mrs. Jim (Janet) Kirk of Bloomington; one brother: Emerit (wife, Opal) Borman of Carrollton; four grand, five step-grandchildren, one great-grandchild and one step-great-grandchild. Preceded by his parents; one grandchild; and one step-grandchild.

BORMAN, Josephine L. (Lowe); b: 19Feb1926, Cass Co., IL; d: 11Aug1986, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Herbert Borman on 1May1948 in Alton, IL; fa: Richard Lowe; mo: Gertrude Caywood. Survived by her husband; a son: Martin Borman of Jacksonville; a daughter: Vauhnee Baptist of Charleston; four grandchildren; two sisters: Ida Winner of Virginia and Rachel Norton of Glendale, Arizona.

BORROWMAN, Adeline; b: (not stated); d: 1Oct1992, Rockford Il.; bu: Chapel Hill Cemetery, Dixon, IL; m: Eugene Borrowman on 5Mar1979 (place not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). Resident of Dixon, IL Survived by her husband; one step-daughter: Mrs. Jack (Shirley) Husa of Jacksonville; two granddaughters: Mrs. Steve (Susan) Carls of Beardstown, and Mrs. Ward (Janie) Stephens of Greenfield, S.C.; and five great-step-grandchildren.

BORROWMAN, Evelyn Ruth (Franklin); b: 21Oct1924, South Roxana, IL; d: 3Sep1986, Pittsfield, IL; bu: Nebo, IL; m: Carroll Borrowman on 28Aug1949 in Time, IL; fa: Owen Franklin; mo: Daisy Booth. Resident of Pittsfield, IL Survived by her husband; three sons: Paul of Nebo, Andrew of Pittsfield, and Daniel Borrowman of St. Louis, MO; three daughters: Mrs. Steven (Ellen) Lowe of Pittsfield, Mrs. Laura Silvey of Bowling Green, MO, and Jane Borrowman of Boston, Mass.; seven grandchildren; and two sisters: Roberta Franklin of Kansas City, MO, and Lois Franklin of St. Louis, MO

BORROWMAN, Fern (Springer); b: 3Feb1902, Hardin, IL; d: 6Jul1986, Barry, IL; bu: Green Pond Cemetery, Pearl, IL; m: Davis S. Borrowman in 1920 at Pittsfield, IL;l fa: Charles Springer; mo: Laura McCann. Resident of Pittsfield, IL Survived by her husband. Preceded by one son: William.

BORROWMAN, John Orin; b: 12Aug1900, rural Nebo, IL; d: 20Dec1993, Pittsfield, IL; bu: Crescent Hill Cemetery, Pleasant Plains, IL; m: Cecile Gray in 1922 in Greenfield, IL; fa: Charles D. Borrowman; mo: Anna May McKee. Resident of Nebo, IL Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mrs. Harold (Doris Jean) Booth of Nebo; three sons: Carroll and John, both of Pittsfield, and Charles of Griggsville; 22 grand, 28 g-grand and two great-step-grandchildren; and one brother: Vernon of Nebo. Preceded by three brothers: Virgil, Dewey and Earl.

BORROWMAN, Russell K.; b: 20Mar1904, Calhoun Co., IL; d: 6Oct1984, Nebo, IL; bu: Nebo, IL; m: 1) Verna Moyer (date and place not stated); and 2) Alma Josephine Maiden on 22Nov1930 in Hannibal, MO; fa: James A. Borrowman; mo: Ella Buchanan. 1st wife preceded in death. Survived by his wife; three sons: Kenneth Borrowman of Ellensburg, Washington, Leo Borrowman of Nebo, and Robert Borrowman of Hutchinson, Kansas; 14 grand and nine g-grandchildren. Preceded by a daughter: Mrs. Margaret Clendenny.

BORST, Florence E.; b: 25Apr1899, Pottstown, Pa.; d: 15Jun1993, South Beloit, IL; bu: Gethsemane Cemetery, Reading, Pa.; m: F. Joseph Borst in 1924 (place not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). Husband preceded in death. Resident of Reading, Pa.; living in Jacksonville from 1977 to Feb, 1993. Survived by three children: Aloysious Borst of Reading, Pa., Marguerite T. Krick of Chicago and Dorothy Winterhaulter of Roscoe; four grand, 11 g-grand and seven g-g-grandchildren.

BOSCH, Jacob "Jack"; b: 7Apr1903, Oettingen, Germany; d: 5Jan1993, Jacksonville, IL; bu: (cremated); m: Louise Sebastian (date and place not stated); fa: Joseph Bosch; mo: Josephine Mueller. Wife preceded in death. (Came to the U.S.A. in 1927) Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Charles William (Louise) Mills of Jacksonville; five grand and 11 g-grandchildren, one g-g-grandson; three sisters: Emily Regis of Long Island, N.Y., Louise Millretter of Germany, and Anna Hacker of Vista, CA; and one brother: Otto Bosch of Long Island. Preceded by one sister and three brothers.

BOSE, Carl F.; b: 24Apr1905, McLean Co., IL; d: 20Apr1978, White Hall, IL; bu: White Hall, IL; m: Marian North on 2Sep1933 in Bloomington, IL; fa: Jon B. Bose; mo: Berta Catrine. Resident of White Hall. Survived by his wife; these children: Virgil L. of West Frankfort, Walter M. of Champaign, Arthur S. of Fowler, Jessie Ward of Huntington Park, CA, Tillie Flaw of Fairbury, Anna Brucker of Flanagan, and Ella Poshard of Colfax; ten grand and four step-great-grandchildren; a brother: Lewis Bose of LaSalle. Preceded by a brother and two sisters.

BOSE, Herman E.; b: 25Dec1907, Concord, Neb.; d: 18Mar1996, Emerson, Neb.; bu: Rose Hill Cemetery, Emerson, Neb.; m: Hazel Hingst on 18Feb1936 in Emerson, Neb.; fa: John Bose; mo: Nora Noe. Survived by his wife; two sons: Jerry (wife, Ruth) of Jacksonville, and Verdell (wife, Kathy) of Brainerd, Minn.; four grandchildren; and one brother: Alfred Bose of Sioux City, IA. Preceded by two brothers: Clarence and Harry.

BOSIER, Mayme A. (Allison); b: 29May1892, near Strawn's Crossing, Morgan Co., IL; d: 29Mar1985, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Adolph S. Bosier on 22Oct1925 (place not stated); fa: John M. Allison; mo: Mary Thompson. Husband preceded in death in 1978. Survived by her sister-in-law: Emma Bosier May; and brother-in-law: Roy W. Newbery of Jacksonville; the following nieces and nephew: Ella Marie Hunt of Stockton, CA, John G. Newbery of Belmont, CA, Ruby L. Hart of Gilroy, CA, Wilhemina N. Findley of Corpus Christi, TX, and Elizabeth N. Dieckamp of Indianapolis, Ind.; and many great-nieces and great-nephews.

BOSSARTE, Bernice (Jibben); b: 9May1923, New Canton, IL; d: 15Feb1990, Springfield, IL; bu: Payson, IL; m: Earl S. Bossarte on 15Sep1946, Barry, IL; fa: Benjamin H. Jibben; mo: Mabel Shields. Husband preceded in death 4Jul1976. Resident of Pittsfield, IL Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Bill (Kay) Harr of Greenfield and Mrs. Gary (Vicki) Chapman of Marion; two grand, five step-grand and five step-great-grandchildren; two sisters: Lavada McKinney and Loretta Harris, both of Hull; and one brother: Walter Krei of Gibson City.

BOSSARTE, Dean Lee; b: 4May1928, Pike Co., IL; d: 9Dec1983, Quincy, IL; bu: Payson, IL; m: Rowena Murfin on 30Jun1956, Payson, IL; fa: Walter S. Bossarte; mo: Naomi McAllister. Resident of rural Payson, IL Korean War Army vet. Survived by his wife; his father; five daughters: Mrs. Michael (Cheryl) Ulrich of Springfield, Mrs. George (Becky) Adduci of Quincy, Susan, Dian, and May Bossarte, all at home; four granddaughters; a brother: Keith Bossarte of Orland, CA; two sisters: Mrs. Donna Hallerberg of Quincy, and Mrs. Marie Ramage of Jacksonville. Preceded by his mother and a brother.

BOSSARTE, Earl Sidney; b: 19May1917, Detroit, IL; d: 4Jul1976, Quincy, IL (Blessing Hospital); bu: Payson New Cemetery, Payson, IL; m: A. Bernice Jibben in 1946 (place not stated); fa: Walter Bossarte; mo: Naomi McCallister. A resident of rural Payson, IL Survived by his wife; his parents of Pike County; and two daughters: Mrs. Roger (Vicki) Metternich of Jacksonville, and Mrs. William (Kay) Harr; brothers and sister: Keith of Concord, CA, Dean of Payson, Mrs. John (Marie) Ramage of Jacksonville, and Mrs. Donna Hellerburg of Quincy; and one step-grandson.

BOSSARTE, Frances E. (O'Donnell); b: 28Mar1909, Jacksonville, IL; d: 19May1987, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: John Pryor Bossarte on 17Jun1935 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Lawrence O'Donnell; mo: Lillian Maier. Survived by her mother of Jacksonville; her husband; two sons: George of Cambridge, Mass., and Larry of Hollywood, FL; two daughters: Mrs. Lawrence (Mary) Lubertozzi of Park Forest and Mrs. Gary (Peggy) Cashero of Papillion, Neb.; 10 grandchildren; and one sister: Mrs. Glenn (Lucille) Spencer of Jacksonville.

BOSSARTE, John Pryor; b: 20Apr1905, Nebo, IL; d: 17Oct1988, Chicago Heights, IL (St. James Hospital); bu: Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Frances E. O'Donnell on 17Jun1935 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: James Edward Bossarte; ;mo: Martha Pryor. Wife preceded in death 19May1987. Resident of Jacksonville, IL Survived by two sons: George of Cambridge, Mass., and Larry of Hollywood, FL; two daughters: Mrs. Lawrence (Mary) Lubertozzi of Park Forrest and Mrs. Gary (Peggy) Cashero of Papillion, Neb.; 10 grandchildren; one brother: Alfred of Jacksonville; and a sister: Marjorie Williamson of Jacksonville.

BOSSARTE, Keith Walter; b: 1Sep1919, Griggsville, IL; d: 5Aug1994, Orland, CA; bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: Betty (surname not stated); fa: Walter S. Bossarte; mo: Naomi M. McCallister. Resident of Orland, CA; formerly of Pike Co., IL WWII Navy vet. Survived by his wife of Orland; two sisters: Marie Ramage of Edgewater, Colo., and Donna Hallerberg of Quincy; and one sister-in-law: Rowena Bossarte of Payson.

BOSSARTE, Naomi M. (McAllister); b: 11Nov1892, Newburg, IL; d: 3May1978, Griggsville, IL; bu: Bethel Cemetery, Griggsville, IL; m: Walter S. Bossarte on 26Feb1916 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: Cyrus McAllister; mo: Anna Eliza Cooper. Resident of rural Griggsville, IL Survived by her husband; two daughters: Mrs. John (Marie) Ramage of Jacksonville, and Mrs. Donna Hallerberg of Quincy; two sons: Keith Bossarte of Concord, CA, and Dean Bossarte of rural Payson; 14 grand and five g-grandchildren.

BOSSARTE, Thessel A. (Thorne); b: 7Mar1908, Jacksonville, IL; d: 19Aug1982, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Alfred C. Bossarte on 16Nov1930 (place not stated); fa: Oather Thorne; mo: Lou Crabbe. Survived by her husband; a sister: Betty Thompson of Normal; two nieces: Mrs. Linda Speers of Normal and Mary McClintock of Chicago; and two great-nieces.

BOSSARTE, Walter Sidney; b: 24Feb1894, Time, IL; d: 18Feb1992, Springfield, IL; bu: Bethel Cemetery, rural Griggsville, IL; m: Naomi M. McAllister on 26Feb1916 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: John Bossarte; mo: Janette Manker. Wife preceded in death 3May1978. Resident of Clarkston Court Nursing Home, Pittsfield; formerly of Griggsville. Survived by two daughters: Mrs. John A. (Marie) Ramage of Edgewater, Colo., and Donna Hallerberg of Quincy; one son: Keith Bossarte of Orland, CA; 14 grand and 17 g-grandchildren; and one brother: Charles Bossarte of Moline. Preceded by two sons: Earl and Dean Bossarte; and one sister: Charlotte Bossarte Lewis.

BOSS, Beulah; b: 27Sep1897, Brown Co., IL; d: 21Nov1977, Mt. Sterling, IL; fa: Frank Boss; mo: Lavina Jones. Survived by a sister: Mrs. Frannie Wagner of Beardstown; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by two sisters.

BOSSE, Charles; b: 11Jan1926, Bluffs, IL; d: 1Jan1995, Quincy, IL; bu: Fairview Cemetery, north of Bluffs, IL; fa; Frank Bosse; mo: Minnie Korty. Resident of Quincy; formerly of Bluffs. Army vet. Survived by several cousins.

BOSSE, Emma E. (Botterbusch); b: 13Feb1893, Bluffs, IL; d: 28Nov1977, Winchester, IL; bu: Fairview Cemetery, Bluffs, IL; m: Frank Bosse on 5Nov1955 (place not stated); fa: Fred Botterbusch; mo: Anna Nagel. Former resident of Bluffs. Survived by her husband; a step-son: Charles Bosse of Danville; and a half-sister: Mrs. Stella Butler of Tempe, Arizona; several nieces and nephews in the Bluffs area and Arizona. Preceded by two brothers.

BOSSE, Frank O.; b: 22Mar1890, Morgan Co., IL; d: 31Dec1981, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Fairview Cemetery, near Bluffs, IL; m: 1) Minnie Korty; and 2) Emma Botterbusch (dates and places not stated); fa: Henry Bosse II; mo: Alvina Ranft. 1st wife died in 1952; 2nd in 1977. Resident of Bluffs. Survived by one son: Charles Glen Bosse of Quincy; one sister: Anna Johnson of Jacksonville; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded by eight brothers and sisters.

BOSSE, Henry L.; b: 9May1921, Morgan Co., IL; d: 15Sep1993, Bristol, WI.; bu: Wood National Cemetery, Milwaukee, WI.; m: Laura Helman Freeman on 6Sep1953 in Waukegan, IL; fa: Carl Bosse; mo: Carrie May Frowheitter. Resident of Bristol. Navy vet. Survived by his wife; one step-son: Charles Freeman of Zion; one sister: Cordelia Bridsell of Jacksonville; several step-grand and step-great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. Preceded by one sister: Lavada Ross; a step-daughter: Dolores Markus; and an infant brother.

BOSTEDER, Earl; b: (not stated); d: 18Feb1981, Leesburg, FL; bu: Florida; m: (not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). Resident of Leesburg, FL; was 79 years of age at death. Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Denzel Day of Jacksonville; and a grandson: Earl Day, also of Jacksonville.

BOSTIC, Hattie (Prickett); b: 19May1899 (place not stated); d: 19Mar1986, Auburn, IL; bu: Waverly, IL; m: John R. Bostic in 1927 (place not stated); fa: George Prickett; mo: Martha Calhoun. Husband preceded in death 19Mar1972. Resident of Waverly. Survived by three sons: Joseph of Waverly, John W. of Park Ridge and Thomas R. of Fresno, CA; seven grand, three step-grand; four great-grand and two step-great-grandchildren; one niece and one nephew. Preceded by one sister and one brother.

BOSTICK, Cynthia (Evers); b: 11Mar1913, Massac Co., IL; d: 12Jan1978, Jacksonville, IL; bu: (not stated); m: Jess Bostick, Sr. on 26Nov1930 (place not stated); fa: Hubert Evers; mo: Clara Whitlock. Husband preceded in death 4Jan1975. Survived by three sons: Charles H. of Jacksonville, Jess Jr. of Decatur and Howard of Indianapolis; a step-daughter: Eleanor Reeve of Rock Island; 13 grand and four g-grandchildren.

BOSTON, Amy Jamima "Jimmy" (Cooper); b: 20Oct1905, Literberry, IL; d: 6Mar1991, Jacksonville; bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Noel L. Boston on 27Jan1934, Pittsfield, IL; fa: Drue Cooper; mo: Augusta Fralicks. Husband preceded in death 2Jun1976. Survived by one son: Charles K. Boston of Edinburg; three grandchildren: Lesa Hilligoss of Jacksonville and Scott and Robert Boston, both of Edinburg; and a great-granddaughter: Alexis Boston of Edinburg. Preceded by two sisters and five brothers.

BOSTON, Cecile (Thaxton); b: 1897 (place not stated); d: 23Oct1977, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Hickory Grove Cemetery; m: Oscar Boston in March, 1934 at Roodhouse, IL; fa: William Thaxton; mo: Kitty Ann Long. Resident of Manchester, IL Survived by her husband; these step-children: Mrs. Woodrow (Mary) King of Winchester and Floyd Boston of Roodhouse; and one grandchild; these brothers and sisters: Thomas Thaxton of White Hall, Leslie Thaxton of Carrollton, Ross Thaxton and Lottie Baumgartner, both of Virden, and Nellie Lansaw of Greenfield. Preceded by two brothers.

BOSTON, Emma Louise (Hagen); b: 22Sep1925, Sinclair, IL; d: 26May1992, Springfield, IL; bu: Lutheran Cemetery, New Berling, IL; m: Maurice Boston on 5Mar1944 in Franklin, IL; fa: William Lewis Hagen; mo: Marie Elizabeth Siebenmann. Resident of Loami; formerly of Waverly and Franklin. Survived by her husband; one daughter: Pam Williams of Jacksonville; one son: Allen of Loami; one brother: Oren Hagen of Jacksonville; two sisters: Genevieve Courier of Franklin and Marie Walpole of Jacksonville; and three grandchildren. Preceded by two brothers: Arthur Hagen and Loren Lovell.

BOSTON, Frank H.; b: 1Nov1903, Scott Co., IL; d: 1Dec1982, Winchester, IL; bu: Edwards Cemetery; m: Mildred Blackburn on 5Mar1932 (place not stated); fa: Frank H. Boston; mo: Ida Mae Mitchell. Survived by his wife; their children: Mrs. Ercil (Betty Sue) Little of Fairview, Gary Boston of Jerseyville, Mrs. Warren (Shirley) Wright of Ashland, and Fred Boston of Winchester; one step-son: the Rev. Gene Coffman of Roodhouse; 12 grand and 10 g-grandchildren; one brother: Oscar Boston; and one sister: Dora Curtis, both of Winchester. Preceded by one brother and four sisters.

BOSTON, Gladys (Hanks); b: 30Jul1901, Scott Co., IL; d: 7Dec1982, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Winchester, IL; m: William Boston on 18Feb1920 in Winchester, IL; fa: Eli Hanks; mo: Sally Slagle. Resident of Winchester. Survived by her husband; two sons: Russell Boston of rural Paris; and Earl Boston of Winchester; a brother: Charles Hanks of East Alton; nine grand and eight g-grandchildren. Preceded in death by a daughter and two brothers.

BOSTON, Henry W.; b: (not stated); d: 5Mar1977, Canastota, N.Y.; m: Alice Winter (date and place not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). A former Jacksonville, IL resident, moved to New York in 1926; was 71 years of age at death. Survived by his wife; three sons: Henry of Canastota, L. Russell of Chittenago, N.Y., and Dennis of Wampsville, N.Y.; and ten grandchildren.

BOSTON, Louis G.; b: 27Dec1892, New Berlin, IL; d: 10Apr1978, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Woodwreath Cemetery, Island Grove, IL; m: 1) Zelda Scheeley in 1914; and 2) Sadie Shellhammer in 1943 (date and places not stated); fa: Herman Boston; mo: Lena Niehaus. 2nd wife preceded in death in 1966. Resident of Jacksonville; formerly of New Berlin. Survived by five sons: Maurice Boston of Loami, Louis, Jr. of Belvedere, Glen of Franklin, Wayne and James Boston, both of Jacksonville; ten grand and three g-grandchildren; two nieces: Mrs. Robert (Frances) Riley of Monmouth and Mrs. Larry (Ruth) Conway of Toledo, Ohio; a nephew: Harold Boston of Santa Monica, CA Preceded by two brothers: Henry and Herman Boston; and a sister: Lena Larson.

BOSTON, Mary E. (Hart); b: 30Oct1933, Jacksonville, IL; d: 13Jul1989, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Winchester, IL; m: James W. Boston on 24May1953 in Jacksonville; fa: Raymond Hart; mo: Marie Worrall. Survived by her husband; a daughter: Mrs. Bob (Mary Jane) Smith of Jacksonville; a grandson: Tyler James Smith of Jacksonville; a sister: Mrs. Charles (Marjorie) Robinson of rural Jacksonville; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by an infant sister: Kathryn Marie Hart.

BOSTON, Noel L.; b: 8Aug1901, Morgan Co., IL; d: 2Jun1976, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery; m: Amy Jamina Cooper on 27Jan1934 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: Noel Edgar Boston; mo: Katherine Moore. Survived by his wife; a son: Charles K. Boston of Jacksonville; three grandchildren: Lesa, Scott and Robert; two sisters: Mrs. Nellie Cline of Jamul, CA, and Mrs. Mildred Starkey of Wood River; and one brother: Edgar Moore Boston on Nixa, MO Preceded by one daughter and one brother.

BOSTON, Nora Maude (Brogdon); b: 8Oct1894, Tennessee; d: 11Jan1981, Jacksonville, IL; bu: East Cemetery, Jacksonville; m: William J. Boston on 11Jan1921 (place not stated); fa: William Brogdon; mo: Elizabeth Fralix. Husband preceded in death 30Nov1973. Survived by three children: Samuel of Manito, Elitha, at home, and Mrs. Herbert (Edith) Schroeder of Tempe, Ariz.; six grand and two g-grandchildren; a brother: Edward Brogdon of Jacksonville; and a sister: Mrs. Elmer (Annie) McGlasson of Loves Park. Preceded in death by a daughter and a son.

BOSTON, Oscar Bruce; b: 6Jul1886, Winchester, IL; d: 27Jun1988, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Manchester, IL; m: 1) Josephine Akers on 27Nov1907 (place not stated); and 2) Cecile Thaxton on 24ep1934 in Roodhouse, IL; fa: Franklin G. Boston; mo: Ida Mitchell. 1st wife died 2Nov1927; 2nd wife died 23Oct1977. Resident of Winchester; formerly of Manchester. Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Woodrow (Margaret) King of Winchester; one son: Floyd Boston of Roodhouse; and one grandson: Martin Bruce King of Winchester. Preceded by two brothers: Claude and Franklin; five sisters: Dora Curtis, Dolly Steelman, Nannie Thompson, Marie Mehrhoff and Alta Mae Boston.

BOSTON, Russell E.; b: 2Oct1922, Winchester, IL; d: 12Oct1987, Moberly, MO; bu: Walnut Grove Cemetery, Paris, MO; m: Margie Reichert on 23Nov1955 (place not stated); fa: William Boston; mo: Gladys Hanks. Resident of Paris, MO WWII & Korean War vet. Survived by his father of Winchester; his wife; five daughters: Carolyn Jean Hanke of Salisburg, MO, Brenda Wolfe of Madison, MO, Patricia Milnes of Huntsville, MO, Teresa Boston of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Mary Sue Mitchell of Madison, MO; a son: Russell Boston of Paris, MO; 10 grandchildren; and a brother: Earl Boston of Winchester.

BOSTON, Samuel E.; b: 24Oct1892, Monticello, Ky.; d: 13Nov1985, Englewood, Colorado; bu: Colorado; m: Minnie (surname and date/place of marriage not stated); fa: Sam Boston; mo: Elitha Lewis. Wife preceded in death. Resident of Englewood, Colo. Survived by a son: Frank of Littleton, Colo. Preceded by two brothers: Leslie B. Boston and Rev. William J. Boston, both of Jacksonville; three nieces; two nephews; and some cousins.

BOSTON, Samuel L.; b: 25Sep1921, Jacksonville, IL; d: 20Sep1989, Hopedale, IL; bu: East Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: (not stated); fa: William J. Boston; mo: Nora M. Brogdon. Resident of Manito, IL Survived by two sons: William L. of Federal Way, Wash., and Gerald K. Williams of Peoria; three daughters: J. Ann Boston of Federal Way, Wash., and Cynthia M. Halverson ad Cheryl A. Boston, both of Peoria; eight grandchildren: Eric and Erin Boston of Federal Way, Wash., and Marshall, Mike, William S., Curtis, Jarad and Samantha, all of Peoria; two sisters: Elitha B. Boston and Edith M. Schroeder, both of Tempe, Ariz.; two nieces; two nephews; and one great-nephew. Preceded by a brother: William J. Boston, Jr.; and a sister: Anna Elizabeth Schroeder.

BOSTON, William R.; b: 18Dec1897, Scott Co., IL; d: 3Jan1994, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Winchester, IL; m: Gladys Hanks on 18Feb1920 in Winchester, IL; fa: William E. Boston; mo: Fannie Shelton. Wife preceded in death 7Dec1982. Resident of Winchester, IL Survived by one son: Earl of Winchester; nine grand, four step-grand and several great-grandchildren; and twin sisters: Mrs. Milton (Thelma) Powell of Jacksonville, and Velma Prather of Jacksonville. Preceded by a son: Russell; and one daughter: Violett Bernadien Boston.

BOTE, Florence E. (Roach); b: 26Mar1917, Morgan Co., IL; d: 21Mar1991, Macomb, IL; bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Everett Bote in 1933 (place not stated); fa: George Roach; mo: Hazel LaMasters. Husband preceded in death 15Nov1965. Resident of rural Marietta, IL; formerly of Jacksonville, IL Survived by two sons: James Bote of Tampa, FL, and Jack Bote of Murrayville; one daughter: Mrs. Melvin (Patricia) Zulauf of Marietta; two sisters: Dorothy Andel of Washington, IL, and Wanda Rosenberry of Decatur; one brother: Howard Roach of Jacksonville; two half-brothers: Ron Kemp of New Berlin and Reg Kemp of Jacksonville; six grand and several great-grandchildren. Preceded by one brother and one sister.

BOTE, Frances Ann (Humphries); b: 2Jul1904, Springfield, IL; d: 23Jan1986, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Floyd K. Bote in 1924 (place not stated); fa: John W. Humphries; mo: Mae Starr. Husband preceded in death in March, 1965. Survived by one son: Robert K. of Littleton, Colo.; two grand and three g-grandchildren. Preceded by one brother.

BOTE, Lucy M. (Flynn); b: 15Nov1934, Prentice, IL; d: 20Mar1996, Littleton, Colo.; bu: Littleton, Colo.; m: Robert Bote on 5Jul1953 (place not stated); fa: Paul Flynn; mo: Dochia Long. A former resident of Jacksonville. Survived by her husband; two sons: Robert Bote, Jr. of Longmont, Colo., and Terry Bote of Littleton, Colo.; seven grandchildren; and three sisters: Mrs. William (Carol) Albert of Millstadt, Mrs. Carl (Eleanor) Marqukard of Cypress, CA, and Mrs. Donald (Roberta) McNeely of Jacksonville.

BOTHMER, Alice V.; b: 8Aug1893, Granville, IA; d: 7Oct1978, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Sheldon, IA; m: Benjamin Bothmer (date and place not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). Resident of Sheldon, IA. Survived by her husband; two children: Clyde of Locust Grove, VA, and Katherine Fiest of Denver, Colo.; one brother: Arthur Thein of Iowa; and two sisters: Lillian Tow of Huntington, W.V., and Ethel Meder of Davenport, IA.

BOTKIN, Gertrude (Comstock); b: 4May1896, Lincoln, IL; d: 18Jun1984, Pomona, CA; bu: Lincoln, IL; m: Oliver T. Botkin on 24May1919, Peoria, IL; fa: James Comstock; mo: Nettie Martinie. Husband preceded in death in 1970. Survived by a daughter: Marian Dickinson of Pomona, CA; two sons: James Botkin of Joliet and John Botkin of Pomona, CA; 13 grand and 19 g-grandchildren. Preceded by a brother and a sister.

BOTKIN, Lester V.; b: 23Dec1893, Hornsby, IL; d: 13Feb1990, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Irving, IL; m: Nell Funk on 7Aug1922 in Irving, IL; fa: William Botkin; mo: Mary C. Freeman. WWI Army vet. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Donnivan (Martha) Sturgeon of Jacksonville; two grandchildren: Suzanne Mettetal of Houston, TX, and Gary Sturgeon of Jacksonville; and two g-grandchildren: Michael and Amy Mettetal of Houston. Preceded by three brothers and two sisters.

BOTTENS, John E.; b: 24Dec1885, Adrian, IL; d: 15Dec1984, Beardstown, IL; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: Grace Curran on 24Mar1909 in Adrian, IL; fa: George Bottens; mo: Susannah Stevenson. Wife preceded in death 18Jun1955. Resident of rural Beardstown. Survived by three sons: Wilburt Bottens of Rushville, Kenton Bottens of Chandlerville and Keith Bottens of Ashland; seven grand, 15 g-grandchildren and one g-g-grandchild; two half-sisters; one half-brother; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents.

BOTTENS, Ruby A. (Isenhower); b: 6Apr1919, Cass Co., IL; d: 25Oct1988, Virginia, IL; bu: Ashland, IL; m: Keith Bottens on 25Mar1945 in Ashland, IL; fa: R. L. Isenhower; mo: Pearl Pettit. Resident of Ashland, IL Survived by her husband; a son: Richard of Portland, Ind.; three grandchildren; three brothers: Ray of Ashland, Glen of St. Louis, MO, and Eugene of Jacksonville; and four nieces; and a nephew. Preceded by her parents; and a half-sister: Mildred Dillon.

BOTTENS, Wayne; B: 3Feb1941, Beardstown, IL; d: 26May1989, Cass Co., IL; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: Glenna Davis on 20Aug1960, Beardstown, IL; fa: Wilbur Bottens; mo: Fern Schertz. Resident of Arenzville, IL Army vet. Survived by his wife; a son: Greg of rural Beardstown; his parents of Rushville; and three bothers: Clifford of rural Beardstown, Ronald of Godfrey, and Robert of Geneseo.

BOTTENS, Wilbur K.; b: 7Jan1911 (place not stated); d: 22Nov1994, Rushville, IL; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: Fern Schertz on 13Mar1936 in Beardstown, IL; fa: John E. Bottens; mo: Grace Curran. Resident of Rushville; formerly of rural Beardstown. Survived by his wife; three sons: Clifford of Versailles, Ronald of Alton and Robert of Cambridge; two brothers: Keith of Ashland and Kenton of Chandlerville; nine grand and six g-grandchildren. Preceded by his parents; and one son: Wayne in 1989.

BOTTOM, Mary (Cockerill); b: 19Jul1913, Winchester, IL; d: 29Jun1993, Stockton, CA; bu: Cherokee Memorial Park, Stockton, CA; m: Bill Bottom on 26Jun1939 (place not stated); fa: Alfred Cockerill; mo: Mary Cantrell. A former resident of Jacksonville, IL Survived by a daughter: Mary Agnes Mohrmann of Stockton, CA; and a brother: Alfred Cockerill of Denver, Colo.

BOTTOM, Ray: b: 14Apr1905, Knifley, Ky.; d: 13Oct1976, Jacksonville, IL; bu: (not stated); m: Wilma Luttrell on 8Jul1925 (place not stated); fa: Oze Bottom; mo: Pearlie Knifley. Wife preceded in death 13May1975. Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Betty Treadway of Ashland; five sisters: Miss Wilma Bottom and Mrs. Cleo Mayberry, both of Waverly, Mrs. Olive Blake of Alton, Mrs. Helen Colvin of Jacksonville, and Mrs. Allene Davis of Kelseyville, CA; two brothers: William of Stockton, CA, and Wayne of White Hall; seven grand and 13 g-grandchildren.

BOTTOM, Wayne: b: 4Oct1916, Franklin, IL; d: 4Jun1992, Jacksonville, IL; bu: East Cemetery, Waverly, IL; m: Eunice Timmons on 7Feb1946 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Oze Bottom; mo: Pearle Knifley. Resident of White Hall, IL WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; one son: David Bottom (wife, Frances) of Sparta; three grandchildren; one brother: Bill Bottom of Stockton, CA; and five sisters: Cleo Mayberry of Waverly, Olive Blake of Wood River, Helen Colvin and Wilma Bottom, both of Jacksonville, and Allene Davis of Stockton, CA Preceded by three brothers: Ray, Kenneth and Russell.

BOTTOM, William H.; b: 22Dec1915, rural Franklin, IL; d: 24Jun1992, Stockton, CA; bu: Cherokee Memorial Park, Lodi, CA; m: Mary Cockerill King on 25Jun1939 (place not stated); fa: Oze Bottom; mo: Pearlie Knifley. Resident of Stockton, CA; formerly of Waverly and Jacksonville, IL Moved to California in 1950. Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mary Agnes Mohrman of Stockton, CA; five sisters: Cleo Mayberry of Waverly, Olive Blake of Alton, Allene Davis of Stockton, CA, and Wilma Bottom and Mrs. John (Helen) Colvin, both of Jacksonville. Preceded by four brothers: Ray, Russell, Kenneth and Wayne, who died 4Jun1992.

BOTTOMS, Gilbert G.; b: 13Aug1905, Somerville, Ind.; d: 2Jan1987, Springfield, IL; bu: Beth Baptist Cemetery, near Sharpsburg, IL; m: Amanda E. Jones on 6Jun1925 in Princeton, Ind.; fa: John S. Bottoms; mo: Cora Ellen McGregor. Resident of Ashland, IL Survived by his wife; three sons: Robert of Moro, Russell of Pleasant Plains and Fred of Ashland; five daughters: Mrs. Eva Mae Hunt of Jerseyville, Mrs. Barbara Giberson of Kane, Mrs. Marjorie Houchin of Ashland, Mrs. Martha Beaman of Wonder Lake and Kathleen Bottoms of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands; 45 grand, 51 g-grandchildren; one g-g-granddaughter; one brother: Jesse of Evansville, Ind. Preceded by three sons: Jack, Harley, and Earl; and four brothers.

BOTTORFF, Ella M. (Burmeier); b; 21Aug1891, Quincy, IL; d: 29May1986, Rushville, IL; bu: Rushville, IL; m: George Bottorff on 25Jun1913 in Quincy, IL; fa: August Burmeier; mo: Minnie Rodefeld. Husband preceded in death 4Feb1966. Survived by a son: Jack; and a daughter: Mrs. Geneva Robeson, both of Rushville; six grand and two g-grandchildren. Preceded by three sisters.

BOTTS, Audrey M. (Garrison); b: 14Mar1899, Rushville, IL; d: 25Mar1985, Mendon, IL; bu: Industry, IL; m: Harold Botts on 30Apr1921 (place not stated); fa: Harlo Garrison; mo: Emma Trimble. Husband preceded in death 8Oct1971. A former resident of Rushville, IL Survived by three sons: Robert of Madison, WI., Max of Memphis, Tenn., and John of Quincy; two daughters: Mrs. Patricia Waggoner of Macomb and Mrs. Donna Raffenspager of San Manuel, Ariz.; one sister: Mrs. Madelyn Lovitt of Chicago; eleven grand and eleven g-grandchildren. Preceded by a son: Rolen; one brother; and two sisters.

BOUCHER, Earl; b: 14Nov1909, Belleville, IL; d: 29Dec1976, Jacksonville ,Il.; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Theresa E. Friedli on 21Oct1928 in Belleville, IL; fa: Frank Boucher; mo: Caroline Pfeiffer. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Manfred (Theresa) Stern of Waterloo, IA; four grandchildren: Susan, David, Thomas, and Mark. Preceded by one brother.

BOUCHER, Theresa F. (Friedli); b: 29Apr1907, East St. Louis, IL; d: 1Nov1996, Springfield, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Earl Boucher on 21Oct1928 in Belleville, IL; fa: John Friedli; mo: Mary Tojo. Husband preceded in death 29Dec1976. Resident of Jacksonville, IL Survived by four grand and three g-grandchildren. Preceded by a daughter: Mrs. Manfred (Theresa) Stern; four brothers: William J. Wolters, John, Elmer, and Monroe Friedli; and two sisters: Marie Gain and Ernestine Obertate.

BOUDELL, Pearl Elizabeth (Comley) Macrander; b: 26Dec1935, Fayette, MO; d: 11Nov1986, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: 1) James Macrander; and 2) Dale Boudell (dates and places not stated); fa: Albert Comley; mo: Leola (surname not stated). Both husband preceded in death. Survived by a son: Jim Macrander of Jacksonville; a daughter: Mrs. Tim (Cheryl) Snow of Virden; two sisters: Gladys and Nellie; and one brother: Albert, all of Fayette, MO; and four grandchildren.

BOUDREAU, Clarabelle M. (Syrcle); b: 12Jun1907, Brown Co, IL; d: 17Dec1993, Jacksonville, IL; bu: (not stated); m: R. Allen Boudreau on 24Dec1934 in Chicago, IL; fa: Mart Syrcle; mo: Vinnie Allen. Husband preceded in death 27Apr1992. Resident of Griggsville, IL Survived by two sons: Richard of Jacksonville and James of Richmond, Ind.; one daughter: Patricia Parmenter of Godfrey; two brothers: Mart Syrcle, Jr. of Pittsfield and Howard Syrcle of Griggsville; one sister: Zelpha Myrtle Morton of Pittsfield; six granddaughters; three grandsons; and 13 g-grandchildren. Preceded by one sister and one grandchild.

BOUDREAU, R. Allen; b: 3Jan1907, St. Anne, IL; d: 26Apr1992, Jacksonville, IL; bu: (not stated); m: Clarabell Syrcle on 24Dec1934 in Chicago, IL; fa: Maxime Boudreau; mo: Ida Allain. Resident of Griggsville and Jacksonville. Survived by his wife; two sons: Richard of Jacksonville and James of Richmond, Ind.; one daughter: Patricia Parmenter of Godfrey; three grandsons; six granddaughters; and 13 g-grandchildren. Preceded by one grandchild; two brothers; and two sisters.

BOUDY, Walter R.; b: 15Apr1924, East Peoria, IL; d: 12Sep1981, Peoria, Il.; bu: Whitlock Cemetery, Murrayville, IL; m: Joyce Covey on 29Jun1946 in East Peoria, IL; fa: Walter Boudy; mo: Hattie Heller. WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; a son: Richard of York, Pa.; a daughter: Mrs. Deborah Meyer of Edwards; four grandchildren; two brothers: John of East Peoria and Don of Knoxville; two sisters: Mrs. Kathryn Cress of East Peoria, and Mrs. Eleanor Cronk of Maumee, Ohio. Preceded by four brothers.

BOUHAN, Betty Ann (Ansell); b: (date not stated), Philadelphia, Pa.; b: 30Oct1993, Duluth, Ga.; bu: Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, Ga.; m: John J. Bouhan (date and place not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). Resident of Duluth, Ga.; was 47 years of age at death. Survived by her husband of Duluth, Ga.; a son: Thomas E. Bouhan of Waukesha, WI.; two daughters: Patricia Bouhan of Milwaukee, WI., and Tracey Munkwitz of Green Bay, WI.; a brother: James Ansell of Kalamazoo, MI; a sister: Susan Hammond of Rockville, Md.; and one grandson. Survived by various relatives in Jacksonville.

BOULDIN, Lelah (Clift) Starks; b: 28Aug1891, Cincinnati Landing, IL; d: 21Feb1983, Rushville, IL; bu: Park Lawn Cemetery, Barry, IL; m: 1) George Starks on 6Sep1906 in Hannibal, MO; and 2) Mercer Bouldin on 22Jun1960 in Orofino, Idaho; fa: Enoch Marshall Clift; mo: Adeline Mansfield. 1st husband died 1Oct1947; 2nd died 9Apr1964. Was a resident of Griggsville, IL at time of death. Survived by one nephew raised in her home, Howard Staffy of Griggsville; and three nieces: Adeline Hodgson of Liberty and Rosetta Phillips and Betty Brown, both of Griggsville. Preceded by her brothers and sisters and one nephew.

BOUNDY, Joyce Aileen (Covey); b: 24Mar1927, Jacksonville, IL; d: 18Apr1996, East Peoria, IL; bu: Whitlock Cemetery, Murrayville, IL; m: Walter Richard Boundy on 29Jun1946 (place not stated); fa: Forrest Gilbert Covey; mo: Georgia Aileen Mawson. Husband preceded in death 12Sep1981. Survived by her mother of East Peoria; one son: Richard F. of Davie, FL; one daughter: Deborah A. Meier of Morton; four grand, two g-grand, two step-grand, and two step-great-grandchildren. Preceded by her father.

BOURN, Bessie (McLain); b: 27Feb1891, Morgan Co., IL; d: 16Jul1976, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Ebenezer Cemetery; m: Vinton Bourn on 15May1911 (place not stated); fa: Thomas McLain; mo: Catherine Hufsetter Stocker. Husband preceded in death in 1968. Survived by these children: Mary Catherine, wife of Howard Means of Jacksonville, Lucille, wife of Carroll Brockhouse and Esther, wife of Eugene Brockhouse, both of Chapin, and Dale of Plainfield, IL; 2 grand and 12 g-grandchildren. Preceded by a daughter; two sisters: Tillie Schone and Edna Mallicoat; and two brothers: Harvey and Orville.

BOURN, Carl E.; b: 27Jun1916, Morgan Co., IL; d: 11Oct1993, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville; m: Dorothy L. Thies on 5Sep1936 in Jacksonville; fa: Raymond Edward Bourn; mo: Maude Elizabeth Haxton. Survived by his wife; two daughters: Shelba Jean Bimm of Utica and Carla Darlene Janicki of Jacksonville; four grand and six g-grandchildren; and one brother Harry Bourn of Jacksonville. Preceded by one son: Carol Ronald Bourn; one grandchildren; and two brothers.

BOURN, Carl Ronald; b: 14Jan1943, Jacksonville, IL; d: 5Oct1989, Glen Carbon, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville; m: Lois A. Buntin on 18Jun1966 (place not stated); fa: Carl E. Bourn; mo: Dorothy Thies. A former resident of Jacksonville. Survived by his wife; two sisters: Shelba Jean Bimm of Utica and Carla Janicki of St. Louis; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and his parents. (Murdered by his son, Rodney Ray Bourn, who died the following day, 6Oct1989)

BOURN, Frank W.; b: 4Dec1929, Jacksonville, IL; d: 4Apr1993, Springfield, IL; bu: Ebenezer Cemetery, north of Jacksonville, IL; fa: Thomas Frank Bourn; mo: Zeta Woods. The last surviving member of his immediate family, he is survived by several cousins.

BOURN, Grace Helen (Ehrgott); b: 16Jun1896, Jacksonville, IL; d: 7Dec1996, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville; m: Barney H. Bourn on 30Oct1943 in Missouri; fa: Adam Ehrgott; mo: Mary Reuter. Husband preceded in death. Survived by two nephews. Preceded by two brothers: Bertram R. Ehrgott and Adam Ehrgott; and a sister: Mae Ehrgott.

BOURN, Margaret (Imboden); b: 20Jan1921, Auburn, Neb.; d: 3Mar1985, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville; m: Raymond Bourn on 23Apr1957 in Brackenridge, Pa.; fa: William H. Imboden; mo: Ruth Pruitt. Survived by her husband; a brother: William Imboden of Jacksonville; a sister: Betty Wahl of Palmyra; and several nieces and nephews.

BOURN, Marjorie E. (O'Meara); b: 28Mar1924, Jacksonville, IL; d: 26Mar1992, Springfield, IL; bu: Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville; m: (not stated); fa: Edward O'Meara; mo: Mary Callahan. Survived by one daughter: Sharfon Daughton of Ft. Collins, Colo.; two grandchildren; four sisters: Mary O'Meara, Kay Wolfe and Eileen Schickendanz, all of Jacksonville, and Patricia Reed of San Diego, CA; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded by two brothers and one sister.

BOURN, Mary D. (Barber); b: 9Nov1921, Jacksonville, IL; d: 8Oct1978, Springfield, IL; bu: Murrayville, IL; m: Harry Bourn (date and place not stated); fa: Emmett Barber; mo: Ida Mae Medlock. Resident of rural Jacksonville. Survived by her husband; her mother and step-father: Charles Beazly; and the following children: John of Murrayville, H. Joseph of Lyle, Richard of Jacksonville, Michael, at home; and a daughter: Mary Sue Sutphen of Jacksonville; two sisters: Myrtle Lee Mason of Jacksonville and Beulah Williams of Corpus Christi, TX; a half-brother: Bruce Bradney of Alton; and 12 grandchildren.

BOURN, Maude E. (Haxton); b: 2Jan1890, Morgan Co., IL; d: 23Oct1984, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville; m: Ray Bourn on 12Aug1914 in Jacksonville; fa: John H. Haxton; mo: (not stated). Husband preceded in death 3Mar1975. Survived by three sons: Raymond, Carl and Harry, all of Jacksonville; eight grand and 17 g-grandchildren. Preceded by one son.

BOURN, Muriel I. (Zimmer); b:13Oct1921, Jacksonville, IL; d: 6Aug1991, LaGrange, IL; bu: Ebenezer Cemetery; m: Leland C. Bourn (date and place not stated); fa: Theodore Zimmer; mo: Lizzie Kennedy. Resident of LaGrange; formerly of Jacksonville. Survived by her husband; two sons: Merle Lee and Duane, both of LaGrange; a daughter: Mrs. Richard (Karen) Kieft of LaGrange; six grandchildren; a brother: Theodore Zimmer of Jacksonville; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by three brothers: Edwin, John and Varner.

BOURN, Raymond A.; b: 30Nov1914, Morgan Co., IL; d: 7Mar1989, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville; m: 1) Margaret Imboden on 23Apr1957 in Brackenridge, Pa.; and 2) Joyce Christian on 4Oct1986 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Raymond Edward Bourn; mo: Maude Elizabeth Haxton. 1st wife preceded in death 3Mar1985. Survived by his wife; two brothers: Harry Bourn and Carl E. Bourn, both of Jacksonville.

BOURN, Rodney Ray; b: 7Sep1979, Belleville, IL; d: 6Oct1989, Collinsville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; fa: Carl Ronald Bourn; mo: Lois A. Buntin. Survived by his mother; his paternal grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. Carl E. Bourn of Jacksonville; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Preceded by his father; and his maternal grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. Jeter Buntin.

BOURNE, Katie F. (O'Dell); b: 25Dec1911 (place not stated); d: 8May1993, Warrensburg, IL; bu: Macon County Memorial Park, Harristown, IL; m: William Howard Bourne on 25Nov1933 in Decatur, IL; fa: Charles O'Dell; mo: Sally Ann Flannigan. Survived by her husband; a son: William H. Bourne, Jr. of Warrensburg; four daughters: Deanna Marie Brown of Kansas, Barbara Kay Hedenberg and Dawn Annette Duncan of Decatur, Debra Kate Bowman of Jacksonville, FL; a sister: Mae Scott of Findley; two brothers: Tim O'Dell of Moweaqua and Jake O'Dell of Arizona; 18 grand and 30 g-grandchildren. Preceded by four grandchildren; two g-grandchildren; five bothers; a sister; three half-brothers; and two half-sisters.

BOURSCHEIDT, Marjorie A. (Fisher) Johnson; b: 19Aug1921, New Canton, IL; d: 29Dec1989, Peoria, IL; bu: Shearer Cemetery, New Canton, IL; m: 1) Keith Johnson (date and place not stated); and 2) Norbert Bourscheidt on 22Dec1973 in Peoria, IL; fa: Leslie Fisher; mo: Gladys Gard. 1st husband preceded in death in 1972. Survived by her husband; two step-daughters: Mrs. John (Marilyn) Doolan of Peoria, and Mrs. Steven (Linda) Behrens of Galesburg; two step-sons: Dennis Bourscheidt of Nashville, Tenn. and Michael Bourscheidt of Atlanta, Ga.; nine step-grandchildren; one step-great-granddaughter; and two brothers: Leslie Fisher, Jr. of New Canton, and George Fisher of Quincy. Preceded by two sisters and one stepson.

BOUSQUET, Edward Webb "Ted"; b: 22Jul1923, Ballston Spa, N.Y.; d: 21Nov1991, Easton, Md.; bu: Oxford Cemetery, Oxford, Md.; m: Phoebe McEnaney in 1946 (place not stated); fa: Edward Paul Bousquet; mo: Hazel Sickles. Resident of Cove Court, Easton, Md. Army vet. Survived by his wife; two daughters: Catherine Jones of Baldwin, Md., and Nancy Sevick of Chadds Ford, Pa.; and four grandchildren.

BOWE, Anna Lucile; b: 18Jan1910, Brown Co., IL; d: 30Mar1990, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville; fa: Thomas N. Bowe; mo: Anna Murray. The last of her immediate family, she is survived by several cousins. Preceded by one sister.

BOWEN, Anita (Linder); b: 13Mar1897, Patterson, IL; d: 11Sep1978, Fairfield, CA; bu: Sacramento, CA; m: Lester Bowen (date and place not stated); fa: William C. Linder; mo: Mary Eaton. Husband preceded in death in January, 1978. Resident of California the last 31 years. Survived by three children: James of Boise, Idaho, and Kathryn Renken and Barbara Stengel of California; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

BOWEN, Bryce Wilbur; b; 15Aug1913, Moline, IL; d: 15Dec1991, Carrollton, IL; bu: Warren County Memorial Park, Monmouth, IL; m: Helen Elizabeth Hallbick on 30Sep1937 at Rock Island, IL; fa: Earl Bowen; mo: Novella Bowlyou. Resident of Roodhouse, IL WWII vet. Survived by his wife; one son: John Bowen of Roodhouse; one grandchild; and one sister: Dorothy Blake of Fulton, CA Preceded by one sister: Bernice.

BOWEN, David; b: 5Jul1923, Taylorville, IL; d: 5Nov1992, Springfield, IL; bu: Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, IL; m: Ethel Boggs on 4Jul1952 in Springfield, IL; fa: Edwin Bowen; mo: Mary Jane Lovell. Resident of Waverly, IL WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; one son: Bruce Kern of Virden; one daughter: Ethel Creasey of Auburn; one brother: Elmer Bowen of Kingsman, Ariz.; five sisters: Lois Knuckey of Knoxville, Tenn. Marjorie Marvel of Springfield, Mary Obertino of Shawnee Mission, Kans., Virginia Medd and Emma Fassero, both of Gillespie; and three grandchildren. Preceded by three brothers, one sister, and one granddaughter.

BOWEN, Gennis George "Bud"; b: 23May1909, Brown Co., IL; d: 11Feb1984, Quincy, IL; bu: Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Theresa Jacobi on 31Jul1937 in Chicago, IL; fa: Lester Bowen; mo: Bertha Surratt. Resident of Hersman, IL Survived by his wife; a son: Lester Bowen of Meredosia; a daughter: Barbara Logsdon of Mt. Sterling; two sisters: Mrs. Lloyd (Isabell) Wilson of Mt. Sterling, and Mrs. Jerry (Mildred) Hall of Denver, Colo.; and four granddaughters. Preceded by his parents and a brother.

BOWEN, Harvey, Sr.; b: 10Dec1891, Lee, Brown Co., IL; d: 14Jul1979, Beardstown, IL; bu: Mt. Sterling, IL; m: 1) Mabel Daniels on 7Jan1911 (place not stated); and 2) Birdie Rust Butler on 3Sep1964 in Rushville, IL; fa: Charles Bowen; mo: Ellen Briggs. 1st wife preceded in death 29Mar1962. Resident of Mt. Sterling, IL Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Evelyn Whaley and Mrs. Zelma Lane, both of Timewell; two sons: Harvey, Jr. of Mt. Sterling and Norman Lee of Hersman; two sisters: Myrtle Surratt of Denver, Colo., and Iva DeWitt of Mt. Sterling; 11 grand and 13 g-grandchildren; one g-g-grandchild; nine step-grand and 10 step-great-grandchildren. Preceded by two brothers, three daughters; a son; and a grandson.

BOWEN, Helen Elizabeth (Hallbick); b: 17Jan1916, Avon, IL; d: 20Nov1996, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Warren County Memorial Park Cemetery, Monmouth, IL; m: Bryce W. Bowen on 30Sep1937 in Rock Island, IL; fa: Roland Hallbick; mo: Florence Browder. Husband preceded in death 15Dec1991. Resident of Roodhouse; formerly of Galesburg. Survived by a daughter-in-law: Barbara of Roodhouse; a grandson; a brother: Bob Hallbick of West Berlin, IA; and a sister: Kate Tinder of Monmouth. Preceded by one son: John in 1993; and two sisters: Dorothy Johnston and Betty Casteel.

BOWEN, James Richard; b: 14Feb1921, Greene Co., IL; d: 21Jan1992, Eugene, Oregon; bu: (cremated); m: Zella Werts on 5Jun1953 in San Francisco, CA; fa & mo: (not stated). Wife preceded in death in 1989. WWII Army vet. Survived by a son: Dale Bowen of Everett, Wash.; a daughter: Cheryll Bowen of Payallup, Wash.; a grand-daughter; a sister: Mrs. Ed (Katherine) Renkan of Granada Hills, CA; and several nieces and nephews.

BOWEN, John B.; b: 12Oct1942, Galesburg, IL; d: 18Sep1993, Carrollton, IL; bu: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; m: Barbara A. Keckler on 8Aug1964 in Springfield, IL; fa: Bryce Wilbur Bowen; mo: Helen Hallbick. Resident of Roodhouse. Survived by his wife; his mother of Roodhouse; and one son: Josh Bowen of Roodhouse. Preceded by his father.

BOWEN, John Gilbert; b: (not stated); d: Sep1979, Chicago, IL; bu: Chicago, IL; m: Camille (surname and date/place of marriage not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). Was 52 years of age at time of death. Survived by his wife; these children: Sheila Menges, Emily Mulhern and John A. Bowen, all of Chicago; three grandchildren; and three brothers: Charles of Jacksonville and Thomas and Edward of Chicago.

BOWEN, Mary J. "Mayme" (Baugh); b: 4Jun1895, Brown Co., IL; d: 23Jul1987, Mt. Sterling, IL; bu: Mound Cemetery, Timewell, IL; m: Earl M. Bowen on 22Feb1920 (place not stated); fa: Charles A. Baugh; mo: Kathryn Elizabeth Griewe. Husband preceded in death 8Feb1951. Resident of Timewell, IL Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Harlan (Dena W.) Hecox of Timewell; three grandchildren: Darrell and Denny Hecox of Timewell, and Julia Hecox Bennett of Whitefish, Mont.; and two g-grandsons: Stoney and J. D. Bennett of Whitefish, Mont.

BOWEN, Naomi J. (Jones); b: 2Jun1900, Brown Co., IL; d: 16Jun1976, San Antonio, TX; bu: Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Lewis Bowen in 1918 (place not stated); fa. Orville Jones; mo: Mary Edith Lindsay. Husband preceded in death in 1934. A former Brown Co., IL resident; more recently of Springfield, IL Survived by these children: Col. Lewis Bowen, Jr. of San Antonio, TX, David of Lovettisville, VA, and Mrs. Elizabeth Jenkins of Frederick, Md.; 11 grand and six g-grandchildren; a brother and two sisters: Glenn Jones of Mt. Sterling, Stella Cleaves of Petersburg and Lillie Tarrant of Springfield. Preceded by one brother and three sisters.

BOWEN, Pamela "Susie" (Pulse); b: 12Dec1958, Rushville, IL; d: 22Dec1991, Quincy, IL; bu: Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Alan R. Bowen on 29Jan1982 at Mt. Sterling; fa: Bruce H. Pulse; mo: Virginia C. Harvey. Resident of Mt. Sterling. Survived by her husband; her mother of Mt. Sterling; three children: Sarah Ann, Richard Bruce and Douglas Alan Bowen, all at home; two brothers: Steven Bruce Pulse and Michael Harry Pulse, both of Mt. Sterling; three sisters: Patty Ann Henken, Peggy Lou Davis and Carolyn Jean Pulse, all of Mt. Sterling; two step-sisters: Doris Goodson of Knox City, MO, and Joyce Brown of Missouri; one step-brother: J. D. Pulse of Missouri; her maternal grandmother: Mary K. Boyd of Boca Raton, FL; one niece; one nephew; and several step-nieces and step-nephews. Preceded by her father; her paternal grandparents and her maternal grandfather.

BOWEN, Ted; b: 11Jul1894, Brown Co., IL; d: 8Jun1982, Springfield, IL; bu: Mound Cemetery, Timewell, IL; m: Lillian G. Long on 1Oct1916 in Golden, IL; fa: Jimmy D. Bowen; mo: Josephine Nokes. Resident of Springfield, formerly of Timewell. Wife preceded in death 1Sep1975. Preceded by one daughter, two brothers and one sister.

BOWEN, Theresa "Rose" (Jacobi); b: 18Oct1913, Cook Co, IL; d: 23Feb1990, Hersman, IL; bu: Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Gennis "Bud" Bowen on 31Jul1937 in Chicago, IL; fa: Peter Jacobi; mo: Barbara Sauer. Husband preceded in death 11 Feb1984. Survived by a daughter: Barbara Logsdon of rural Mt. Sterling; a son: Lester Bowen of Meredosia; a brother: Henry Jacobi of Round Lake Beach; three sisters: Mrs. Julia Greismeyer and Mrs. Joseph Moss, both of Chicago, and Mrs. Louise Colbert of Hartman, Ark.; four granddaughters and three g-grandchildren. Preceded by a granddaughter, two brothers, and three sisters.

BOWER, Grace (Whitaker); b: 17Sep1893, Greene Co., IL; d: 3Jul1984, White Hall, IL; bu: Bower Cemetery, near Alsey, IL; m: Roy Elbert Bower (date and place not stated); fa: Samuel Whitaker; mo: Belle Wilder. Husband preceded in death 7Mar1933. Resident of Roodhouse, IL Survived by five sons: Ralph Bower of Roodhouse, Raymond Bower of St. Louis, MO, Jesse Bower of Maroa, Russell Bower of Belltown and Kenneth Bower of St. Louis, MO; four grand and five g-grandchildren; and a sister: Marie Heirman of St. Louis, MO Preceded in death by two children, two brothers, and four sisters.

BOWER, Pansie Mae (Lamma); b: 12Mar1910, near Clayton, IL; d: 4Nov1989, Springfield, IL; bu: Hersman Cemetery, near Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Omar "Buddy" Bower on 7Apr1957 in Mt. Sterling; fa: Grant Lamma; mo: Edna Owens. Resident of rural Mt. Sterling, IL Survived by her husband; two sons: Bob Lamma of Auburn and Bill Lamma of Quincy; a daughter: Isabelle McClelland of Auburn; a step-daughter: Mary K. Tite of East Alton; 10 grand, 2 step-grand, seven g-grandchildren, one step-grand-grandson; one brother: Grant Lamma, Jr. of Warsaw, IL, and one sister: Imogene Kindhart of Quincy. Preceded by three brothers: Sherman, Tom and Buzz Lamma; two sisters: Elizabeth David and Freida Vance; one granddaughter: Monica Cleveland; and one step-granddaughter: Melissa Tite.

BOWER, Omer Eugene "Buddy"; b: 28Aug1915, Barry, IL; d: 22Jun1994, Alton, IL; bu: Hersman Cemetery, Hersman, IL; m: Pansie Mae Lamma on 7Apr1957 in Mt. Sterling, IL; fa: Omer Bower; mo: Alice Eckelberger. Wife preceded in death 4Nov1989. Resident of rural Mt. Sterling, IL Survived by one daughter: Mary Kay Bower (husband, Eddie) Tite of East Alton; two step-sons: Bob Lamma of Auburn and Bill Lamma of Quincy; one step-daughter: Isabelle McClelland of Auburn; two grandsons; one great-grandson; and nine step-grandchildren. Preceded by one granddaughter: Melissa Tite; and one step-granddaughter: Monica Cleveland.

BOWERMAN, Bradley H.; b: 4May1960, Geneseo, IL; d: 24Sep1990, Moline, IL; bu: Hickory Grove Cemetery, Virginia, IL; fa: Martin H. Bowerman; mo: Judy Imel. Survived by his father of Coal Valley; his mother: Judy Montgomery of Viola; a sister: Tracy Bertrand of Swartz Creek, MI; a brother: Richard Bowerman of Moline; maternal grandparents: Russell and Mary Imel of Cambridge, formerly of Greene Co.; and paternal grandparents: Leonard and Evelyn Chapman of Hillsdale. Preceded by a half-brother: Craig Montgomery.

BOWERMASTER, Sandra K. (Goff); b: 28Sep1951, Jacksonville, IL; d: 12Jun1994, Roxana, IL; bu: East Cemetery, Jacksonville; m: (not stated); fa: Orville L. Goff; mo: Lorene Menezes. Survived by her mother of Jacksonville; a daughter: Amy Bowermaster of Wood River; two sisters: Vicki Jones of Nortonville, and Wanda Gimble of Jacksonville; two brothers: Terry Herrin of East Alton and Harold Herrin of Jacksonville; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by he father; one sister: Eunice Miley; and a brother: Floyd Herrin.

BOWERS, Aileen F. (Teel); b: 8Sep1904, Lawrenceville, IL; d: 3Aug1987, Rushville, IL; bu: Rushville, IL; m: Jerry Bowers on 4Apr1927 in Macomb, IL; fa: Walter Teel; mo: Margaret Josephine Knock. Husband preceded in death 7Apr1986. Survived by one son: Richard Bowers of Rushville; one grandson; one brother: Frank Haynes of Mantague, CA; two sisters: Helen Miller of Oransas Pass, TX, and Josephine Mills of Rushville; and one half-sister: Betsy R. Templeton of Anacortes, Washington. Preceded by one sister.

BOWERS, Carolyn (Parrotte); b: 24Jul1931, Canton, IL; d: 14May1990, Macomb, IL; bu: Rushville, IL; m: Dick Bowers on 20Aug1950 in Rushville, IL,; fa: Albert Parrotte; mo: Faye Hodges. Resident of Rushville. Survived by her husband; a son: Jim Bowers of Rushville; and two sisters: Faye Rawson of Rushville and Barbara Fulks of Jacksonville. Preceded by a daughter: JoAnn; and a sister: Mary Alice Stull.

BOWERS, Elizabeth (Harrison) Hardwick; b: 9Sep1901, Jacksonville, IL; d: 12Nov1985, Carrollton, IL; bu: Mt. Gilead Cemetery, southwest of Carrollton, IL; m: 1) Harry Hardwick (date and place not stated); and 2) Otis Bowers in 1964 (place not stated); fa: Leroy Harrison; mo: Laura Lorton. 1st husband died in 1960; 2nd in 1980. Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Wesley (June) Lewis of Alton; six grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

BOWERS, Irene E. (Meyer); b: 14Jul1902, near Arenzville, IL; d: 6Jan1981, Beardstown, IL; bu: St. Peter's Lutheran Church Cemetery, Arenzville, IL; m: Louis Bowers on 6Sep1945 near Arenzville, IL; fa: Henry Meyer; mo: Caroline Baujan. Husband preceded in death 18Nov1955. Resident of rural Arenzville, IL Survived by three nephews: Earl and Leland Schnake, both of Beardstown, and Marvin Schnake of Arenzville. Preceded by two brothers and four sisters.

BOWERS, Jerry E.; b: 2Jul1905, Camden, IL; d: 7Apr1986, Rushville, IL; bu: Rushville, IL; m: Aileen Teel on 4Apr1927 in Macomb, IL; fa: Bertrand Bowers; mo: Anna Agans. Survived by his wife; a son: Deck of Rushville; one grandson; one sister: Mrs. Naomi Barr of Peoria; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceded by two brothers.

BOWERS, Kate P. (Powderly); b: 6Oct1891 (place not stated); d: 20Sep1985, Jerseyville, IL; bu: St. Francis Cemetery, Jerseyville, IL; m: Walter Bowers on 25Apr1917 in St. Louis, MO; fa: Thomas Powderly; mo: Margaret McCarthy. Husband preceded in death. Survived by several nieces and nephews.

BOWERS, Marie R.; b: 24Aug1901, Sangamon Valley, Cass Co., IL; d: 3Mar1985, Beardstown, IL; bu: Oak Grove Cemetery, Beardstown; fa: Stephen A. Bowers; mo: Ellora E. Hager. Survived by two sisters: Inez Glasnapp of Quincy and Pearl Laughary of Beardstown; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by five brothers; and a sister in infancy.

BOWERS, Oliver Arnold; b: 11Jan1903, Jersey Co., IL; d: 27Oct1984, Jerseyville, IL; bu: Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Eldred, IL; m: Adelia Gilleland on 27Oct1927 in Alton, IL; fa: Joseph Bowers; mo: Susan Winters. Resident of Carrollton, IL Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mrs. Orville (Betty) Edwards of Carrollton; and two sons: Joseph Bowers of Hardin and Arnold Bowers of Granite City; 10 grand and five g-grandchildren; and one sister: Cecil Johnisee of New Jersey. Preceded by six sisters and four bothers.

BOWERSOCK, Mary Ellen (Goodin); b: 15Apr1903, Taylor Co., Ky.; d: 3Feb1994, Morton, IL; bu: Mason City, IL; m: Harry Bowersock on 27Dec1927 in Mason City, IL; fa: Charles Goodin; mo: Emma Davis. Husband preceded in death in 1988. Resident of Palmyra; formerly of Mason City. Survived by two sons: Kenneth Bowersock of Modesto and Wesley Bowersock of Peoria; a brother: Ples Goodin of Creve Coeur, MO; and three grandsons. Preceded by three brothers; one sister; and a grandson.

BOWERSOCK, Harry; b: 18Mar1904, Mason City, IL; d: 8Aug1988, Virden, IL; bu: Mason City, IL; m: Mary Ellen Goodin on 28Dec1927 in Havana, IL; fa: Jacob Bowersock; mo: Mary Henafelt. Resident of Palmyra, IL Survived by his wife; two sons: Kenneth Harry of Modesto and Wesley of Peoria; and three grandchildren. Preceded by two brothers: Roy and Richard; and a grandson.

BOWIE, Vena G. (Osborn); b: (date not stated), Greene Co., IL; d: Oct1981 (place not stated); m: Bennett Bowie (date and place not stated); fa: William B. Osborn; mo: Elizabeth Mason. A resident of Boonsville, MO; formerly of Carrollton, IL Husband preceded in death in 1961. Survived by a daughter: Charlottedean Bowie Jonas of Boonville; a granddaughter; and two g-grandchildren. Preceded by two sisters and three brothers.

BOWKER, Claude M. "Shorty"; b: 17Mar1923, Medora, IL; d: 15Oct1984, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Medora, IL; m: Amy Guthrie on 1Mar1947 in Carlinville, IL; fa: Truman Bowker; mo: Ruby Owen. Resident of Carrollton, IL WWII vet. Survived by his wife; his mother of Medora; one daughter: Mrs. Brad (Patty) Ruyle of Carrollton; two sons: Jim of Carrollton and Duane of Oahu, Hawaii; five grandchildren; four sisters: Viola Kirchner of Greenfield, Anna Bowker and Lela Harding, both of Medora, and Doris Pruitt of Rockbridge; five brothers: Jim and Gene, both of Alton, Milford of Memphis, Tenn., Bioll of Indiana, and Lloyd of Medora.

BOWKER, Elmer E. "Tug"; b: (not stated); d: 2Mar1981, Pembrokes Pines, FL; bu: Chesapeake, VA; m: Polly Whitaker on 7Oct1939 (place not stated); fa: Truman D. Boker; mo: Ruby Owen. A former resident of Medora, IL; was 62 years of age at death. Navy vet. Survived by his wife; his mother; two daughters: Carolyn Sue Atwood of Chesapeake, VA, Judith Lynn Griffin of Portland, Oregon; and one son: Elmer E. Bowker, Jr. of New York, N.Y.; six brothers: James of Alton, Milford of Tenn., Gene of Godfrey, Lloyd of Medora, Claude of Carrollton and William of Indiana; and five sisters: Viola Kirchner of Greenfield, Lela Harding, Ida Coleman, Anna Mae Bowker and Dorris Pruitt, all of Medora.

BOWKER, Ruby C. (Owen); b: 5Sep1900 (place not stated); b: 15Jul1988, Carlinville, IL; bu: (not stated); m: Truman D. Bowker (date and place not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). Husband preceded in death 23Feb1975. Resident of Medora, IL Survived by nine children: James of Alton, Gene of Godfrey, Lloyd of Medora, Milford of Memphis, Tenn., William of Edinburg, Ind., Viola Kirchner of Greenfield, Doris Pruitt of Chesterfield, Anne Mae Bowker and Lela Harding, both of Medora; 35 grand, 77 g-grand and 5 g-g-grandchildren. Preceded by four children: Idabelle Coleman, Elmer, Claude and Walter; and four grandchildren.

BOWMAN, Anna Dell (Bent); b: 12Feb1916, Ewing, MO; d: 25Nov1995, Pittsfield, IL; bu: Woodland Cemetery, Fishhook, IL; m: Elvie Glen Bowman on 17Apr1948 in Baylis, IL; fa: John E. Bent; mo: Ida Mae Wheelock. Resident of rural Baylis, IL Survived by her husband; one son: Glen (Wife, Diane) of Meredosia; one daughter: Mrs. Greg (Denise A.) LaCroix of Hillsboro; and two grandchildren. Preceded by seven brothers: George, John, David, Walter, Chester, William and Frederick; and three sisters: Mary Alice Bent, Ada Taliaferro and Virgie Campfield.

BOWMAN, Bessie Irene (Beddingfield); b: 13Jan1894, Chapin, IL; d: 10Feb1990, Winchester, IL; bu: White Hall, IL; m: Irl Hicks Bowman on 5Aug1914 at St. Charles, MO; fa: James Beddingfield; mo: Ida Blair. Husband preceded in death 24Dec1976. Survived by a son: Bernard Bowman of rural Hillview. Preceded by two granddaughters: Bonnie Joy Milstead and Betty Jane Bowman.

BOWMAN, Curtis F.; b: (date not stated), Horseheads, N.Y.; d: 7May1987, Bradenton, FL; bu: Bradenton, FL; m: (not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). Was 84 years of age at death. Moved to Florida from Elmhurst, IL 20 years ago. Survived by two sons: Richard of Elmhurst and James of Jacksonville; six grand and three g-grandchildren.

BOWMAN, Edith (Wheeler); b: 24Oct1907, Jacksonville, IL; d: 22Nov1988, Rushville, IL; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: Theodore J. Bowman in Feb, 1925 (place not stated); fa: George Wheeler; mo: Edith Peak. Husband preceded in death in Jan, 1987. Resident of Beardstown, IL Survived by a son: Ted Jr. of Ocala, FL; one sister: Jessie Moore of Beardstown; one brother: Earl of Peoria; and two grandchildren.

BOWMAN, Edmund Landrum; b: 7Jan1889, White Hall, IL; d: 6Jan1976, Carrollton, IL; bu: Carrollton, IL; m: Rosalia Pegman on 28Dec1915 (place not stated); fa: Judge John Bowman; mo: Martha Cooper. Resident of Carrollton. Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Jack (Geraldine) Alfeld of Carrollton and Mrs. Walter (Edna) Wiggins of Largo, FL; and four grandchildren.

BOWMAN, Emma A. (Pace); b: 17Apr1891, Dawson, IL; d: 16Feb1986, Louisiana, MO; bu: Crescent Heights Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, IL; m: Guy E. Bowman in April, 1911 in Pleasant Hill, IL; fa: John Pace; mo: Minnie Cross. Husband preceded in death in Dec, 1952. Resident of Pleasant Hill. Survived by three sons: Wilfred Bowman of Pittsfield, Dwight Bowman of St. Louis, MO, and Francis Bowman of San Jose, CA; two daughters: Mrs. Marjorie DeLong of St. Louis, MO, and Miss Jean Bowman of Pleasant Hill; 15 grand, 21 g-grand ad nine g-g-grandchildren.

BOWMAN, Florence (Bauer); b: (date not stated), Hagaman, IL; d: 23Jan1987, Carlinville, IL; bu: St. Catherine's Cemetery, Hagaman, IL; m: Phillip Bowman (date and place not stated); fa: George Bauer; mo: Bridgit (surname not stated). Husband preceded in death in 1981. Survived by one daughter-in-law: Helen Bowman of Greenfield; one son-in-law: Gilbert Longworth of Springfield; four granddaughters; two grandsons; 11 g-grandchildren; and one sister: Veronica Bauer of Hagaman.

BOWMAN, Helen S. (Klaus); b: 28Jan1916, Carlinville, IL; d: 22Feb1994, Carlinville, IL; bu: Pulliam Cemetery, near Modesto, IL; m: Kenyon Bowman on 24Oct1940 at St. Charles, MO; fa Frank Klaus; mo: Millie Mieher. Resident of Modesto, IL Survived by her husband; one son: Richard Bowman of Palmyra; one daughter: Joann Crum of Mechanicsville, Pa.; one sister: Flora Huyear of Carlinville; four grand and three g-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by one sister: Nellie McWard; and two brothers: Melvin and Paul Klaus.

BOWMAN, Irl H.; b: 13Sep1890, Alsey, IL; d: 24Dec1976, Jacksonville, IL; bu: White Hall, IL; m: Beth Beddingfield on 5Aug1914 at St. Charles, MO; fa: Dr. George W. Bowman; mo: Mina Stuart. Resident of Winchester, IL Survived by his wife; a son: Bernard L. Bowman of rural Hillview. Preceded by two granddaughters and two brothers.

BOWMAN, James Frank; b: 9Aug1910, Philadelphia, IL; d: 11Nov1992, Rushville, IL; bu: Ripley, IL; m: Dorotha M. Friday on 1Nov1929 in Beardstown, IL; fa: Thomas G. Bowman; mo: Delta Mattox. Resident of Ripley, IL Survived by his wife; three sons: Robert and Tilford Bowman, both of Beardstown, and James Bowman of Canton; three daughters: Mary Rainy of Jacksonville, Norma Bowman of Ripley and Carolyn Landes of Beardstown; one brother: Tilford "Bud" Bowman of Charlotte, Ark.; three sisters: Clara Hults and LaVeta Allen, both of Beardstown, and Effie Cambel of Macomb; 26 grand and several g-grand and g-g-grandchildren. Preceded by one brother: Virgil Bowman; one sister: Marcella Walton; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

BOWMAN, Kenneth; b: 29Aug1897, near Beardstown, IL; d: 7Jun1976, rural Beardstown, IL; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: Wilma (surname and date/place of marriage not stated); fa: Lee Bowman; mo: Maude Irvin. Resident of Duck Slough Road, rural Beardstown, IL WWI Navy vet. Survived by his wife; a son: Robert of Beardstown; three grand and two g-grandchildren; and a brother: Clifford of Springfield. Preceded by a brother.

BOWMAN, Kenyon Richard; b: 25Sep1907 (place not stated); d: 7Aug1996, Springfield, IL; bu: (not stated); m: Helen Sophia Klaus on 24Oct1940 in St. Charles, MO; fa: John Bowman; mo: Essie Skaggs. Wife preceded in death 22Feb1994. Resident of Palmyra, IL Survived by one son: Dick (wife, Leanne) Bowman of Palmyra; one daughter: Mrs. Joann (husband, Bob) Crum of Waverly; two brothers: Kedral Bowman of Medora and David Bowman of New Berlin; four grand and three g-grandchildren.

BOWMAN, Lilybell; b: 3Aug1891, Roseville, IL; d: 29Jan1978, Rushville, IL; bu: Rushville, IL; fa: Robert Forest Bowman; mo: Anastasia Bernadette Daly. Resident of Rushville, IL (Member: D.A.R. & Daughters of 1812) Survived by six sisters: Mrs. Lula Parker of Alton, Mrs. Doris Skillingberg of Lincoln City, OR, Mrs. Rahe Netherton of Berkley, CA, Mrs. Verlea Hardin of West Hartford, Conn., Mrs. Bernadette Carter and Mrs. Marjorie Wells, both of Rushville; a niece and nephew. Preceded by a brother: Vern.

BOWMAN, Marjorie A. (Wilhite) Stumbough; b: (date not stated), Greene Co., IL; d: 30Jan1988, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Oak Wood Cemetery, Greenfield, IL; m: 1) William Stumbough in Jan, 1932 (place not stated); and 2) Lawrence Bowman in Nov, 1969 (place not stated); fa: Fred Marshall Wilhite; mo: Bonnie Morrow. Both husbands preceded in death. Survived by two sisters: Mrs. Claude Sousley of Greenfield and Mrs. Donald Neutzman of Lake Hauvasu, Ariz.; a brother: John M. Wilhite of Rosewood Heights; and several nieces and nephews.

BOWMAN, Maude L. (Tucker); b: 23Jan1894, Rockbridge, IL; d: 21Jan1985, White Hall, IL; bu: Oak Wood Cemetery, Greenfield, IL; m: Lawrence J. Bowman on 5Nov1919 in Greenfield, IL; fa: Josiah Tucker; mo: Mary Jane Bauer. Husband preceded in death 1Feb1929. Resident of Greenfield. Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Richard K. (Elaine) Wilhite of Greenfield and Mrs. F. William (Eloise) Seekamp of White Hall; five grand and four g-grandchildren; and a sister: Mabel Crotchett of Kane. Preceded by a son and a brother.

BOWMAN, Minnie F. (Fowler); b: 13Nov1897, Springton, IL; d: 16Apr1988, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Robert W. bowman on 16Nov1919 (place not stated); fa: Leander Fowler; mo: Millie Chapman. Husband preceded in death 4Aug1982. Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Robert (Marie)Shannon of Franklin; a son: Wallace D. Bowman of Falls Church, VA, nine grand and 13 g-grandchildren. Preceded by a son in 1962; two sisters; and a brother.

BOWMAN, Robert W.; b: 16Sep1891, Ashland, IL; d: 4Aug1982, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville; m: Minnie F. Fowler on 16Nov1919 in Jacksonville; fa: T. G. Bowman; mo: Belle V. Beal. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Robert (Marie) Shannon of Jacksonville; a son: Wallace Bowman of Falls Church, VA; nine grand and 10 g-grandchildren; six half-sisters; and three half-brothers.

BOWMAN, Rosalia (Pegram); b: 12Oct1889, Carrollton, IL; d: 20Nov1982, Carrollton, IL; bu: Carrollton, IL; m: Edmund Bowman on 28Dec1915 in Carrollton; fa: Edward Pegram; mo: Rosalia Watson. Husband preceded in death 6Jan1976. Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Edna Wiggins of Largo, FL; and Mrs. Geraldine Alfeld of Carrollton; four grand and three g-grandchildren. Preceded by two brothers.

BOWMAN, Theodore; b: 29Nov1900, Madison, WI.; d: 22Jan1987, Springfield, IL; bu: (not stated); m: Edith Wheeler in Feb, 1925 at Beardstown, IL; fa: William Bowman; mo: Margaret Rae. Resident of Beardstown. Survived by his wife; one son: Theodore of Ocala, FL; one sister: Mrs. Wilhemina Washington of Texas; and two grandchildren. Preceded by two sisters.

BOWMAN, Tori Dawn; b: 25Apr1987, Springfield, IL; d: 25Apr1987, Springfield; bu: Ripley, IL; fa: (not stated); mo: Melanie Lynn Bowman. Survived by her mother; her grandmother: Norma Bowman; and great-grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. James F. Bowman, all of Ripley, with several aunts, uncles and cousins.

BOWMAN, Wanda Bernice (Coultas); b: 7Sep1913, Riggston, IL; d: 3May1990, Alsey, IL; m: W. S. "Jack" Bowman on 18Dec1932 in Bowling Green, MO; fa: Jesse Carl Coultas; mo: Eva Buckley. Husband preceded in death 5Oct1987. Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Joe (Wanda Jeanne) Sommer of Springfield; one son: Charles Stuart Bowman of Oak Ridge, Tenn.; two grandchildren; and one sister: Mrs. Jesse Riggs of Winchester. Preceded by an infant daughter: Betty; and two brothers: J. Russell and Clifford W.

BOWMAN, Virgil E.: b; 27Mar1914, Philadelphia, IL; d: 29Sep1977, Beardstown, IL; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: Florence Tucker on 14Feb1937 in Beardstown, IL; fa: Thomas G. Bowman; mo: Della M. Maddox. Survived by his wife; eight daughters: Mrs. Ora (Betty) Ballard, Mrs. Ghlee (Phylis) Rener, Mrs. Bill (Delores) Gouran, Mrs. Robert (Donna) Campbell and Mrs. Denis (Susan) Kirkham, all of Beardstown, Mrs. Donald (Nancy) Emerick of Mt. Sterling, Mrs. Louis (Linda) Lyons of Winchester, Kansas, and Mrs. Harry (Cindy) Crook of Lenzburg, IL; one son: Virgil Bowman, Jr. of Dallas, TX; 22 grand and four g-grandchildren; the following brothers and sisters: James F. Bowman of Ripley, Tilford R. Bowman of Batesville, Ark., Mrs. Clara L. Hults and Mrs. LaVeta L. Allen, both of Beardstown, Mrs. Effie L. Campbell of Macomb and Mrs. Albert (Marcella E.) Walton of Ray, IL Preceded by one son.

BOWMAN, W. S. "Jack"; b: 21Oct1910, Winchester, IL; d: 5Oct1987, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Glasgow, IL; m: Wanda Coultas on 18Dec1932 in Bowling Green, MO; fa: Charles Bowman; mo: Lola Adams. Resident of Alsey, IL WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mrs. Joe (Wanda Jeanne) Sommer of Springfield; one son: Charles of Oak Ridge, Tenn.; and two grandchildren. Preceded by an infant daughter: Betty.

BOWMAN, Wilfred: b: 1Jul1915, Pleasant Hill, IL; d: 29Jun1987, Pittsfield, IL; bu: Crescent Heights Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, IL; m: Virginia Braymen on 18Sep1937 in Palmyra, MO; fa: Guy Bowman; mo: Emma Pace. Survived by his wife; two sons: Gene of Pittsfield, and Larry of Gainesville, FL; two brothers: Dwight of St. Louis, MO, Frances of San Jose, CA; two sisters: Marjorie DeLong of St. Louis and Jean Bowman of Pleasant Hill; five grand and two g-grandchildren.

BOWMAN, Wilma (Williams); b: 14Sep1908, Taylor, MO; d: 24Oct1982, Beardstown, IL; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: Kenneth Bowman on 9Jan1930 in Virginia, IL; fa: Warren Williams; m: Nellie Smith. Husband preceded in death 7Jun1976. Survived by a son: Robert Bowman of rural Beardstown; a granddaughter; four great-grandchildren; a brother: Earl Williams of Lewistown Idaho. Preceded by a brother; and an infant sister.

BOWN, Clemma Eileen (Keemer); b: 3Nov1906, Winchester, IL; d: 24Jan1992, Winchester, IL; bu: Winchester, IL; m: John E. Bown on 9Feb1929 in Springfield, IL; fa: John Keemer; mo: Lillie Markille. Husband preceded in death 28Dec1971. Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Glenn (Evelyn) Smith of Arenzville and Mrs. John (Barbara) Wood of Meredosia; one son: Robert A. Bown of Springfield; 11 grand and 10 g-grandchildren; one step-grandchild and two step-great-grandchildren. Preceded by one son: Edward Eugene Bown; and one sister: Louise Grady.

BOWN, Edward E.; b: 11Aug1932, Jacksonville, IL; d: 5Jun1991, Champaign, IL; bu: St. Mary's Cemetery, Champaign, IL; m: Jean M. Dailey on 15Jan1955 in Calumet, MI; fa: John Edward Bown; mo: Clemma Keemer. Resident of Champaign; formerly of Jacksonville. Korean War Air Force vet. Survived by his wife; his mother, Clemma Bown of Winchester; two sons: Michael of Champaign and John of Lawrenceville, Ga.; three daughter: Janet Compton of Champaign, Patricia Pierce-Moore of Aurora and Mary Kay Shields of Philo; five grandchildren; one brother: Robert of Springfield; and two sisters: Evelyn Smith of Arenzville and Barbara Wood of Meredosia.

BOWN, Jean M. (Daley); b: 7Jun1932, Calumet, MI; d: 7Nov1993, Urbana, IL; bu: St. Mary's Cemetery, Champaign, IL; m: Edward Bown on 15Jan1955 in Calumet, MI; fa: Frank Daley; mo: Anna Musich. Husband preceded in death 5Jun1991. Resident of Champaign, IL Survived by two sons: Michael Bown of Champaign and John Bown of Lawrenceville, Ga.; three daughters: Janet Compton of Champaign, Patricia Moore of Arlington Heights and Mary Kay Shields of Philo; three brothers: William Daley of Pottsville, Pa., the Rev. Neil Daley of Shalimar, FL, and Frederick Daley of Clawson, MI; one sister: Patricia Myers of Markleysburg, Pa.; and area relatives. Preceded by one brother.

BOWN, Mary Emma (Lizenby); b: 24Mar1911, rural Winchester, IL; d: 6Aug1994, Springfield, IL; bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Oliver Henry Bown on 5Mar1928 in Jacksonville; fa: Thodric Lizenby; mo: Alice Ida McDade. Husband preceded in death 22Sep1978. Resident of Springfield, IL Survived by three sons: James Allen (wife, Donna) Bown of Lockport, John Henry Bown of Lockport, and Harold Olvier (wife, Helen) Bown of Vallejo, CA; five daughters: Mrs. Roland (Mary Louise) Wallace of Springfield, Katherine Frances Woods of Springfield, Mrs. James (Helen Clairine) Acree of Jacksonville, Mrs. Leon (Maxine Amelia) Nizzio of Springfield, and Alice Marie Thomas of Springfield; 26 grand, 44 g-grandchildren and one g-g-grandchild; two brothers: Edward Richard Lizenby of Bluffs and Thomas Wilbur Lizenby of Hettick; and two sisters: Loretta Madline Taylor of Alton and Betty Jane Pence of Oklahoma. Preceded by five sisters: Anna Rachel Floyd, Bertha Cecil Kanter, Estella Louise Swann, Nellie Leta Lizenby and Margaret Marie Lizenby; and three brothers: Lewis Raymond, Albert Carl and Kenneth Theodore Lizenby.

BOWN, Oliver Henry; b: 9Sep1903, Woodson, IL; d: 22Sep1978, Tallula, IL; bu: (not stated); m: Mary Emma Lizenby on 5Mar1928 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: James Bown; mo: Katie Elizabeth Dodsworth. Survived by his wife; and eight children: Mrs. Rolland (Mary Louise) Wallace of Springfield, Mrs. William (Katherine Frances) Woods of Springfield, James Allen of Lockport, Mrs. James (Helen Clarine) Acree of Jacksonville, Mrs. Leon (Maxine Amelia) Nizzio of Springfield, John Henry of Lockport, Alice Marie Thomas of Tallula and Harold Olvier of Vallejo, CA; three brothers: Allen of Princeville, Vince of Peoria and Oren of Winchester; a sister: Frances Hayes of Winchester; 21 grand and 15 g-grandchildren. Preceded by three brothers and a sister.

BOWNS, Clarence L.; b: 1Oct1892, Scottville, IL; d: 15Jan1976, Libertyville, IL; bu: Richwoods Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; m: Irma (surname and date/place of marriage not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). A resident of Libertyville; formerly of Roodhouse. Survived by the following children: Eugene of Iowa, Loyal of Texas, Orval of California, and Helen Meckley of Highland Park, IL; 12 grandchildren, one being Melbella Feville of Liberty; 15 great-grand and one g-g-grandchild. Preceded by his wife in 1967.

BOWNS, Edna Elizabeth (Brooks) Sanders; b: 10Jun1897, Montgomery City, MO; d: 6Mar1988, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Bowers Cemetery, near Alsey, IL; m: 1) Henry Sanders; and 2) Oliver Preston (date and places not stated); and 3) Harry Bowns in 1946 (place not stated); fa: Henry Brooks; mo: Delilah Jackson. All three husbands preceded in death. Resident of Roodhouse. Survived by a son: Frank Sanders of Alsey; a daughter: Mary Nowlin of Jacksonville; two step-daughters: Goldie Holmes and Hazel Walker, both of Roodhouse; three step-sons: Ray Bowns of Waverly, Ralph Bowns of Houston, TX, and Elmer Bowns of Terra Ceia, FL; 15 grand, 11 g-grand, 28 g-g-grandchildren and 7 step-grandchildren; and two sisters: Sophia Adams of Milwaukee, WI., and Florence Florencic of East St. Louis. Preceded by two sons: George and Leroy Sanders; a step-son: Cecil; two granddaughters: Mary Elizabeth and Mary Jane Castleberry; two brothers; and three sisters.

BOWNS, Harry Leroy; b: 1Jan1918, Franklin, IL; d: 3Jul1990, Saginaw, MI; bu: Auburn, IL; m: Gloria Sayers on 24Sep1988 (place not stated); fa: Harry Bowns; mo: Iva Lee Covey. Resident of Waverly, IL WWII vet. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Linda Love of Waverly; a son: Larry Bowns of Goreville; four grandchildren; a great-grandchild; three step-sons; three step-daughters; 19 step-grandchildren; one step-great-grandchild; a brother: Elmer of Tarra Ceisa, FL; and two sisters: Hazel Walker and Golda Holmes, both of Roodhouse. Preceded by a brother: Ralph.

BOWNS, Meta (Bateman); b: 24Dec1913, Jefferson City, Tenn.; d: 9Oct1981, Auburn, IL; bu: Auburn, IL; m: Harry L. Bowns on 14May1948 (place not stated); fa: Marion Bateman; mo: Carrie Jameson. Survived by her husband; a son: Harold Hinchey of Auburn; a step-daughter: Mrs. Linda Love of Waverly; a step-son: Larry Bowns of Goreville; two sisters: Willie May Morgan of Waverly and Ada Silvers of Jefferson City, Tenn.; two brothers: Clarence Bateman of Talbott, Tenn., and Dudley Bateman of Lenior City, Tenn., and six grandchildren.

BOYD, Clarence A. "Pude"; b: 3May1905 (place not stated); d. 22Aug1977, rural Virginia, IL; bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, IL; m: Goldie Waggener (date and place not stated); fa: William Boyd; mo: Gertie Buxton. Survived by his wife; a foster-son: Joe Young of Virginia; a brother: Eddie of Virginia; and a niece; and three nephews.

BOYD, Dana T.; b: 18Dec1913, Scottville, IL; d: 18Sep1977, St. Louis, MO; bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: Neval Phillips on 18Sep1937 in Bowling Green, MO; fa: Samuel Boyd; mo: Ora Lee Turner. Resident of Pittsfield, IL Survived by his wife; three sons: Samuel and Stanley, both of Pittsfield, and Daniel and Arthur; a daughter: Mrs. Suzanne Carnivale of Quincy; two sisters: Mrs. Virginia Fanning of Scottville and Mrs. Mary Lou Riggs of Santa Ana, CA; and five grandchildren. Preceded by a grandchild.

BOYD, Eddie; b: 26Mar1909, Cass Co., IL; d: 12Aug1978, Beardstown, IL; bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, IL; m: Freda Wallace (date and place not stated); fa: William Boyd; mo: Gertie Buxton. Resident of Virginia, IL Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Joe (Hazel) Young of Virginia; a son: Clarence E. "Fuzz" of Virginia; two step-children: William Beauchamp of Kansas City, MO, and Clifford Beauchamp of Canton; five grand and three step-great-grandchildren.

BOYD, Erma (Markley); b: 13Dec1908, Fulton Co., IL; d: 15Mar1995, Rushville, IL; bu: Browning, IL; m: Arthur Lewis Boyd on 18Dec1926 in Rushville, IL; fa: Delos Markley; mo: Minnie Farwell. Husband preceded in death 26May1994. Resident of Browning. Survived by one son: John of Springfield; two daughters: Mrs. John (Mary Lou) Stambaugh of Browning and Mrs. Floyd (Jane) Ray of Washington; seven grand and 11 g-grandchildren; two brothers: Dale Markley of Canton and Wilbert Markley of Lewistown. Preceded by one son: Teddy Boyd; and one daughter: Anna Mae Knous.

BOYD, Esther; b: (not stated); d: 20Jun1979, Rockford, IL; bu: Rockford, IL; m: George Boyd (date and place not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). Resident of Rockford; was 72 years of age at death. Survived by her husband; a sister: Miss Phyllis Johnson of Jacksonville; and two brothers: Axel E. and Earl E., both of Rockford.

BOYD, Goldie W. (Waggener); b: 10Jan1907, Literberry, IL; d: 13Sep1990, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, IL; m: Clarence A. "Pude" Boyd on 10Mar1927 in Virginia, IL; fa: Thomas Herbert Waggener; mo; Minnie Lamkular. Husband preceded in death 22Aug1977. Resident of rural Virginia, IL Survived by several nieces and nephews. Preceded by a foster son: Joe Young; one sister: Wilma Stewart; and one brother: Ruel Russell Waggener.

BOYD, Jerry Milton; b: (not stated); d: 28Apr1983, Granite City, IL; bu: Glasgow, IL; m: Charlene Hester (date and place not stated); fa: (not stated); mo: Gladys (surname not stated). Was 47 years of age at death. Survived by his mother, Mrs. Gladys Boyd of Atlanta, Ga.; his wife; and their children: Mrs. Ronald (Cynthia) Farrington of Granite City, Miss Mary Elizabeth Boyd, Patrick Kevin Boyd, and Jeffrey Ray Boyd, all at home; one brother: J. Ray Boyd, Jr. of Decatur, Ga. Preceded by his father.

BOYD, John W.; b: 5Jun1901, Virginia, IL; d: 20Jan1987, Keokuk, Ia; bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, IL; m: Pearl Cooper on 12Oct1923 in Virginia, IL; fa: Walter Boyd; mo: Lenora Smith. Resident of Beardstown, IL., WWI Army vet. Survived by his wife; one son: William A. Boyd of Longwood, FL; one granddaughter; one sister: Estella Curtis of Jacksonville; and numerous nieces and nephews.

BOYD, Lewis; b: 6Sep1907, Sheldons Grove, IL; d: 26May1994, Macomb, IL; bu: Browning, IL; m: Erma Markley on 18Dec1926 in Rushville, IL; fa: Henry Boyd; mo: Florence McElroy. Resident of Browning, IL Survived by his wife; one son: John of Springfield; two daughters: Mrs. John (Mary Lou) Stambaugh of Browning and Mrs. Floyd (Jane) Ray of Washington; seven grand and 11 g-grandchildren; two brothers: Guy Boyd and Burl C. Boyd, both of Browning; seven sisters: Edna May Schilling, Hildred Jennings, Mrs. Carl (Nelda) Lane, all of Browning, Estel Vaughn of Albany, OR, Beulah Millham and Glenna Geisler, both of Crestview, FL, and Edith O'Dell of Scottsdale, Ariz. Preceded by one daughter: Anna Mae Knous; one son: Teddy Boyd; and one brother: Otis.

BOYD, Ruby (Rupe); b: 2Aug1906, Breeding, Ky.; d: 23Sep1981, Normal, IL; bu: Panther Creek Cemetery, east of Scottville, IL; m: Henry C. Boyd (date and place not stated); fa: Arthur Rupe; mo: Hettie (surname not stated). Husband preceded in death 4Oct1956. Resident of the Shamel Manor Retirement Home, Normal; formerly of Palmyra and Waverly. Survived by two sons: Clay K. of Wasco and John R. of Normal; one brother: Arthur Rupe of Seminole, FL; and four grandchildren. Preceded by three sisters.

BOYD, Samuel P.; b: 12Jul1940, Bluffton, Ind.; d: 21Sep1991, Pittsfield, IL; bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; fa: Dana T. Boyd; mo: Neval Phillips. Survived by his mother of Pittsfield; two brothers: Stanley Boyd of Pittsfield and Daniel Boyd of Arthur; one sister: Suanne Carnivale of Quincy; four nieces; two nephews; and three aunts. Preceded by his father and one niece.

BOYD, Teddy L.; b: 8Jan1928, Fulton Co., IL; d: 9Apr1993, Rushville, IL; bu: Browning, IL; m: Donna Croxton on 11Dec1959 in Rushville; fa: Lewis Boyd; mo: Erma Markley. Resident of Rushville; formerly of Browning. Korean War Army vet. Survived by his wife; his parents of Browning; one son: Teddy L. Boyd of Oklahoma City, Okla.; three grandsons; one brother: John L. Boyd of Springfield; and two sisters: Mrs. John (Mary Lou) Stambaugh of Browning and Mrs. Floyd (Jane) Ray of Washington. Preceded by one sister: Anna Mae Knous.

BOYD, Vail O.; b: 5Jul1921, Littleton, IL; d: 26Apr1989, Rushville, IL; bu: Rushville, IL; m: Verna Johnson on 3Jan1952 in Virginia, IL; fa: Willis Boyd; mo: Elva Winters. WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; a son: Bill of Rushville; a daughter: Diana Estes of Rushville; four grandchildren; and a brother: Harold Boyd of Rushville. Preceded by one brother: Wayne.

BOYER, Charles S.; b: 13Apr1905, Mt. Pelier, N.D.; d: 30Dec1985, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Samuel Taylor Cemetery, Rockport, IL; m: Elfredia Garner in 1931 at Arcadia, Neb.; fa: Henry Boyer; mo: Clarisa Mae Livingston. Wife preceded in death in 1969. Resident of Roodhouse, formerly of Pike Co., IL Survived by a brother: Frank R. Boyer of St. Louis, MO; and five sisters: Mrs. Daisy Zuelke of Jamestown, N.D., Mrs. Hattie Shiek of Fargo, N.D., Mrs. Edith Corbett of Sacramento, CA, Mrs. Laura Feld of Minneapolis, Minn., and Mrs. Flora Preston of Grants Pass, OR Preceded by three brothers.

BOYER, Hattie E. (Waters); b: 7Feb1902, Morgan Co., IL; d: 21Jun1991, Mattoon, IL; bu: Franklin Cemetery, Franklin, IL; m: Carl Boyer (date and place not stated); fa: Cornelius Waters; mo: Perlina Alexander. Husband preceded in death in 1918. Resident of Mattoon; formerly of Springfield. Survived by several nieces and nephews.

BOYER, Howard "Stubby"; b: 4Jan1922, Franklin, IL; d: 27Apr1979, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Franklin, IL; fa: Sherman Boyer; mo: Sally Baker. Resident of Franklin, IL WWII vet. Survived by his parents; a brother: Donald Boyer of Milwaukee; seven sisters: Anne Angelo, Patricia Boyer, Mrs. Albert (Leona) Miner, Mrs. Rex (June) Hazelrigg, all of Jacksonville, Mrs. Coy (Kathryn) Hettick of Hillview, Mrs. James (Letha) Reynolds and Mrs. Burley (Wanda) Johnson, both of Williamsburg, VA Preceded by a brother.

BOYER, John Raymond; b: (date not stated), Melvern, Kansas; d: 23Oct1976, Decatur, IL; bu: Chillicothe, IL; m: 1) Amelia Sibrel in 1925 and 2) Maurine Roodhouse in 1956 (places not stated); fa: William Boyer; mo: Nellie (surname not stated). 1st wife preceded in death in 1948. A resident of Decatur, IL; was 72 years of age at death. Survived by his wife; two sons: John of Chillicothe and William of West Frankfort; a daughter: Mrs. Sarge Warrick of Dyer; four brothers: Leonard, Lawrence and Alvin, all of Malvern, Kansas, and Harold of Lake Wales, FL; two sisters: Mrs. Esther Bauer of Anderson, Ind., and Mrs. Opal Kramer of Bella Vista, Ark.; eight grand and five g-grandchildren.

BOYER, Sally Elizabeth (Baker); b: 15Feb1903, Burnside, Ky.; d: 25Sep1984, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Franklin, IL; m: Roy Sherman Boyer in 1922 (place not stated); fa: Andy Baker; mo: Icefenia Wade. Husband preceded in death in 1967. Resident of Franklin. Survived by one son: Donald Boyer of Arlington Heights; six daughters: Annabelle Angelo and Patricia Boyer, both of Jacksonville, Katherine Hettick of Franklin, Letha Reynolds and Wanda Johnson, both of Williamsburg, VA, and June Scher of Aberdeen, SD; 21 grand and 18 g-grandchildren; one sister: Evelyn Ruckman of Rock Island; one brother: Eddie Baker of Phoenix, Ariz.; and several nieces and nephews.

BOYLE, Joe T.; b: (not stated); b: 18Mar1976, New Caney, TX; bu: Magnolia, I.; m: Virginia (surname and date/place of marriage not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). Was 67 years of age at death. Survived by his wife; two children: David Boyle, serving with the U.S. Army in Washington, D.C., and Nancy of San Juan, Puerto Rico; his mother; and three sisters.

BOYLE, Virginia (Garnette); b: 10Jul1906, Des Moines, IA; d: 29Aug1991, Spring, Tex; bu: Magnolia, IL; m: Joe Boyle (date and place not stated); fa: Ambrose Garnette; mo: Nan Wheeler. Husband preceded in death 17Mar1976. Resident of Spring, Tex; once of this area. Survived by one son: David G. Boyle of San Angelo, TX; one daughter: Nancie Rolon of Spring, TX; one sister; and four grandchildren. (She was a school teacher for many years in Morgan and Cass counties.)

BOYLEN, Cletus; b: 6Jul1913, Brown Co., IL; d: 2Apr1987, Springfield, IL; bu: Catholic Cemetery, Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Agnes Jones on 11Jan1945 (place not stated); fa: John Boylen: mo: Catherine McCleary. Resident of Timewell, IL Survived by his wife; two sons: Mike Boylen of Mt. Sterling and Pay Boylen of Camp Point; one sister: Mrs. Rose Krupps of Peoria; and seven grandchildren. Preceded by his parents, three brothers, and two sisters.

BOYNTON, Jeanette (Sudbrink); b: 10May1922, Taylorville, IL; d: 26Dec1995, Naples, FL; bu: Pleasant Plains, IL; m: Richard Boynton on 28Jun1942 in Beardstown, IL; fa: Roy E. Sudbrink; mo: Alberta Barrett. Resident of Naples, FL; formerly of Pleasant Plains, IL Survived by her husband; two daughters: Mrs. Ward (Barbara) Seymour of Atlanta, Ga., and Cathy Powell of Springfield, MO; four grandchildren; a brother: R. Woody Sudbrink of Vero Beach, FL; one niece; and one nephew.

BOZWELL, Edith (Ross); b: 1Sep1897, IA; d: 18Feb1977, Pittsfield, IL; bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield; m: Clyde M. Bozwell (date and place not stated); fa: Andrew Ross; mo: Martha Steele. Resident of Pittsfield; formerly of St. Louis, MO Survived by her husband; these children: Violet, wife of Dr. Myer Shulman, and Hall Bozwell of St. Charles, MO; a brother and two sisters: Matthew Ross and Kathryn Christensen of Iowa, and Jean McGuinn of Texas.



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