OBITUARY EXTRACTS

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




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


MEADE, Bernice (Johnisee); b: 29 Aug 1899, Carrollton, Il.; d: 28 Jul 1990, Carrollton, Il. (Reisch Mem Nursing Home); Bu; Carrollton City Cemetery; FA: Edgar Johnisee; MO: Arminta Johnson; Resident of Carrollton; Survived by Virgil Beer, who was raised in her home.; Preceded by a sister: Pearl J. Carter; and a half brother: Charles Johnisee.

MEADO, Erma O. (Kallenbach); b: 5 Jul 1929, Chambersburg, Il.; d: 23 May 1987, Perry, Il.; Bu: McCord Cemetery, Perry, Il.; FA: Frank Kallenbach; MO: Mata Greiwe; Resident of Perry; Survived by a son: Richard L. of Tampa, Fla.; and three sisters: Mrs. Eva Manton of Mt. Sterling, Mrs. Elsie Bernard of Perry and Mrs. Elma Butler of Pittsfield.; Preceded by a sister: Edna Grant.

MEADO, Lester; b: 7 Apr 1908, Buckhorn, Brown Co., Il.; d: 22 Feb 1988, Pittsfield, Il. (Illini Commty Hosp); Bu: Green Pond Cemetery, Pearl, Il.; M: Viola Ball; FA: Charles Meado; MO: Bertha Waters; Wife preceded in Dec 1987; Resident of Milton Folk Center, Milton, Il.; Survived by four sons: Jess and Clarence, both of Jacksonville, Lester Jr. of Alexander and Bob of Hillview; nine grand and nine great grandchildren; a brother: Bryan Meado of Quincy; and a sister: Viola Erickson of Chicago.; Preceded by two brothers.

MEADO, Opal (Daniels); b: Pike Co., Il.; d: 29 Aug 1982, Pittsfield, Il. (Owen Care Center); M; Lester Leon Meado; Was 79 years old at time of death; Surviving are her husband; a daughter: Louise Ledford of Burbank, Calif.; two grandchildren; two sisters: Reva Kessinger of Winchester; and Catherine Vaughn of Quincy; a brother: Howard Daniels of East Alton.

MEADO, Verna Ellen (May); b: 1 May 1942, Reese, Mich.; d: 19 Mar 1979, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); M: Clarence E. Meado on 22 Sep 1961 in Lakeview, Mich.; FA: Arthur E. May; MO: Eva Rinard; Resident of 2 Elliott Dr., Jacksonville; Survived by her husband; her mother of Edmore, Mich.; a son: Jerry Meado, at home; two sisters: Mrs. Irene Coville of Edmore, Mich. and Mrs. Arlene Culp of Traverse City, Mich.; two brothers: Calvin May of Wahiawa, Hawaii and John May of Blanchard, Mich.; Preceded by a sister: Dorothy.

MEADO, Viola M. "Ollie" (Ball); b: 30 Dec 1910, near Winchester, Il.; d: 24 Dec 1987, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery; M: Lester Meado in 1930 in Carrollton; FA: Leslie Ball; MO: Arvilla Franklin; Resident of 1024 W. Walnut, J'ville; Survived by four sons: Lester of Alexander, Jess of Jacksonville, Bob of Hillview and Clarence "Babe" of Jacksonville; nine grand and nine great grandchildren.; Preceded by a daughter in infancy; a brother; two sisters; and three grandchildren.

MEADOWS, Fred; d: 10 Aug 1976, Centralia, Mo.; Bu: Centralia, Mo.; M: Georgia Adkins of Murrayville; FA: Charles Meadows; MO: Elizabeth Spradlin; WWII Vet.; Was 62 years old at time of death; Resident of the Alexander and Franklin area.; Survived by a sister: Emma Decker of Indianapolis; a brother: Claude of Wis.; and several nieces and nephews.

MEADOWS, Georgia (Atkinson); b: 23 Feb 1921, Roodhouse, Il.; d: 20 Aug 1994, Centralia, Mo.; Bu: Glendale Memorial Gardens, Centralia, Mo.; M: Fred Meadows on 9 Dec 1942; FA: John Atkinson; MO: Irene Biesel; Husband preceded on 10 Aug 1976; Resident of Centralia, Mo.; formerly of Morgan and Greene Counties, Il.; Survived by a sister: Mrs. Edward (Margaret) Kimbrell of Mahomet; two nieces; and several great nieces and great nephews.

MEADOWS, Irene E. (Crews); b: 13 May 1915, Virginia, Il.; d: 29 Dec 1993, Springfield, Il. (St. John's Hosp); Bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, Il.; M: Odie Meadows Sr. on 23 May 1926 in Rushville, Il.; FA: Oscar V. Crews; MO: Lida Bell Chaney; Husband preceded in 1987; Resident of 1335 S. Diamond, Apr. 234, Jacksonville; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Eddie (Betty) Hayes of Jacksonville; a son: Odie Meadows of Jacksonville; six grand and eight great grandchildren; a brother: Wilber Crews of Peoria; a sister: Edith Lam-Kular of Springfield; a half brother: Fred Kreigler of Jacksonville; and two half sisters: Ann Barber of Jacksonville and Helen Lawson of Griggsville.; Preceded by a half brother: Billy Kriegler.

MEADOWS, Odie; b: 6 Sep 1905, Monticello, Ky.; d: 30 May 1987, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, Il.; M: Irene Crews on 23 May 1936 in Rushville, Il.; FA: Erastus Meadows; MO: Sally Conn; Resident of 603 Sherman, Jacksonville; Survived by his wife; two children: Mrs. Eddie (Betty) Hayes and Odie Meadows Jr., both of Jacksonville; six grand and four great grandchildren; and a sister: Mayme Lawhorn of New Castle, Ind.; Preceded by a sister, two brothers and a great grandson.

MEANS, Henry Howard; b: 25 Feb 1906, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 5 Oct 1987, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Ebenezer Cemetery; M: Mary Catherine Bourn on 23 Jul 1933 in Morgan Co., Il.; FA: Marion Cleveland Means; MO: Elizabeth Bocking; Wife preceded on 30 Mar 1979; Resident of 1020 N. Main, Jacksonville; Survived by two sons: Farrell of Jacksonville and Robert of Columbus, Ohio; a sister: Mrs. Ralph (Emily) Cooks of Jacksonville; eight grand and seven great grandchildren.; Preceded by two brothers and a sister.

MEANS, Mary Catherine (Bourn); b: 15 May 1912, Morgan Co., Il.; d: 30 Mar 1979, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Ebenezer Cemetery; M: Howard Means on 23 Jul 1933; FA: Vinton Bourn; MO: Bessie McLain; Resident of 1020 N. Main, Jacksonville; Survived by her husband; two sons: Robert of Columbus, Ohio and Farrell of Jacksonville; five grand children; one great grandchild; a brother: Dale Bourn of Lockport and two sisters: Lucille Brockhouse and Esther Brockhouse, both of Chapin.

MEARS, Raymond L.; b: 16 Apr 1920, Grafton, Il.; d: 14 Apr 1992, rural Greenfield, Il.; Bu: Oak Wood Cemetery, Greenfield; M: Eileen Opper on 19 Dec 1943 in rural Greenfield, Il.; FA: George R. Mears; MO: Harriett Pittenger; Resident of rural Greenfield; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Maralee Johnson of Springfield; two sons: Larry and Leland, both of Greenfield; seven grandchildren; a sister: Helyn Howard of Sylvania, Ohio.; Preceded by a sister: Camille Baumgartner; and a brother: Clarence.

MEARSCH, Doris M. (Blohm); b: 10 Mar 1908, Cass Co., Il.; d: 21 Sep 1996, Springfield, Il. (St. John's Hosp); Bu: Beardstown City Cemetery; M: Raymond Mearsch on 31 May 1937 in Winchester, Il.; FA: John William Blohm; MO: Emma Alice Coleman; Husband preceded on 4 Nov 1971; Resident of Beardstown; Survived by several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by a brother and four sisters.

MEASEL, Irene E. (VanOrder); b: 5 Dec 1919, Schuyler Co., Il.; d: 8 Mar 1990, Springfield, Il. (St. John's Hosp); Bu: Rushville Cemetery; M: Albert Measel on 3 Aug 1942 in Palmyra, Il.; FA: John VanOrder; MO: Elizabeth Huck; Resident of Rushville; Survived by three sons: John of Mt. Sterling, Jack of Milling, Tenn. And Jim of Rushville; two daughters: Susie Meyer of Rushville and Virginia Kirk of Inyokern, Calif.; nine grand and six stepgrand children; and a brother: Bob VanOrder of Texas.; Preceded by two sisters and two brothers.

MEATS, Glenn Ellsworth; b: 11 Nov 1900, Brown Co., Il.; d: 22 Sep 1977, Beardstown, Il. (Hosp); Bu: Hersman Cemetery; M: 1) Lenona Wagner on 18 Sep 1923 in Mt. Sterling, Il. 2) Katie Zimmerman on 3 Jan 1970 in Taylorville, Il.; FA: Fred J. Meats; MO: Mattie E. Elliott; 1st wife preceded on 9 Mar 1969; Resident of Mt. Sterling; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Shirley Ann Howard of Decatur; a sister: Mrs. Dorothy Galloway of Fresno, Calif.; a grandson: Jack Howard of Guam; and three step children.; Preceded by two sisters.

MEATS, Katie V. (Glaze); b: 28 Oct 1898, Versailles, Il.; d: !6 May 1983, Beardstown, Il. (Hosp); Bu: West Side Cemetery, Versailles, Il.; M: 1) Willis G. Zimmerman in 1921 2) Glenn Meats in 1970; FA: Ernest B. Glaze; MO: Effie M. Ingram; 1st husband preceded in 1949; 2nd died in 1977; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. James W. (Charlene) Dixon of Mt. Sterling; a son: Gerald D. of Mt. Sterling; a step daughter: Mrs. Art (Shirley A.) Howard of Decatur; a sister: Mrs. Audrey Brim of Mt. Sterling; three grand, 6 step grand, 4 great grandchildren and a step great grandchild.

MEAUX, Lena (Pfenninger); b: 26 Sep 1895, Milton, Il.; d: 6 Jan 1984, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Smith Cemetery, near Milton, Il.; M: Gordon Meaux; FA: Jacob Pfenninger; MO: Mary Knecht; Resident of Milton; Husband preceded; Surviving is a nephew: Gene Hedrick of St. Louis, Mo.; Preceded by a brother and a sister.

MECHLIN, Lawrence H. Jr.; d: 13 Jan 1990, Brentwood, Mo.; Bu: Perry Cemetery, Perry, Il.; FA: Lawrence H. Mechlin Sr.; Resident of Brentwood; formerly of White Hall, Il.; Was 51 years old at death; Survived by his father of West Weslaco, Tex.; a stepson: Michael Mellas of Carrollton; a stepdaughter: Tammy Mellas of White Hall; two grandchildren; five sisters: Carolyn Ardrey of Center, Mo., Connie Schwanki of Grayslake, Shirley VanHorn of Black Forest, Colo., Cathy Blessing of Clinton and Betty Ellis of Delton, Mo.; and two brothers: Michael Mechlin of Hannibal, Mo. and Wayne Armentrout of San Diego, Calif.

MECKLEY, Thomas A.; b: 4 Feb 1888, St. Louis, Mo.; d: 31 Jan 1976, White Hall, Il. (Hosp); Bu: Pine Tree Cemetery, near Patterson, Il.; FA: George Meckley; MO: Mitti Burnett; Two wives preceded in death; Resident of Roodhouse; Survived by a son: Marshall of Highland Park; a daughter: Clara M. Sawitski of St. Louis, Mo.; three grand , five great grandchildren and a great-great grandchild.; Preceded by a sister and a brother.

MEDARIS, Kenneth L.; b: 17 Mar 1914, New Canton, Il.; d: 4 Nov 1995, Columbia, Mo. (Harry Truman Vets Hosp); FA: Daniel Medaris; MO: Bessie Blackletter; Resident of Pittsfield, Il.; WWII Army Vet.; Survived by a close friend: Pauline Guthrie of Pittsfield; and some nieces.

MEDLOCK, Audra Bernice (Cox); b: 4 Mar 1904, Waverly, Il.; d: 9 Mar 1987, White Hall, Il. (Hosp); Bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville; FA: Bert Cox; MO: Effie L. Hart; Resident of White Hall.

MEDLOCK, Erma M. (Briggs); b: 2 Jul 1910, Merritt, Il.; d: 9 Jun 1992, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Chapin Cemetery; M: Clyde Medlock on 3 Mar 1928 in Virginia, Il.; FA: Jeff Briggs; MO: Pearl Hedrick; Husband preceded on 24 Jul 1979; Resident of Chapin; Survived by three daughters: Louise Estabrook of Jacksonville and Kay Sanders and Laura Wall, both of Springfield; three sons: Tom of Chapin, James of Springfield and Clyde J. of Austin, Tex.; 12 grand and 11 great grandchildren.; Preceded by a grandson and three brothers.

MEDLOCK, Garrett "Butch"; b: Mar 1937; d: 30 Jan 1992; Bu: Boise City, Okla.; M: Rose ; FA: Henry Medlock; MO: Nellie ; Resident of Boise City, Okla.; Air Force Vet.; Survived by his wife; two sons; a daughter; a grandchild; a brother: Vernon of Jacksonville and a sister: Sandra Evans of California.; Preceded by his parents and two brothers: Duane and Glen.

MEDLOCK, George A.; b: 27 Jul 1930, Chapin, Il.; d: 1 May 1985, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery; M: Donna Hobson on 12 Nov 1960; FA: Arthur Medlock; MO: Marjorie Brownlow; Resident of 113 Labor Dr., Jacksonville; Korean War Army Vet.; Survived by his wife; his mother, of Jacksonville; two daughters: Mrs. Edward (Colleen) Aring of Danville and Susan Medlock of Jacksonville; and a son: George A. Medlock II of Jacksonville; four grandchildren: James, Julie and Kristen Aring of Danville and Tasha Medlock of Jacksonville; three brothers: James Richard of Orland Park, Kennety of Chapin and Tom of Ocala, Fla.; and a sister: Mrs. George (Margie) Conlee of Cantrell.

MEDLOCK, Glen "Pee Wee"; b: 21 Apr 1941, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 11 Nov 1990, Belleville, Il.; FA: Henry Medlock; MO: Nellie Waggoner; Survived by two brothers: Vernon of Jacksonville and Garrett of Oklahoma; a sister: Sandra Evans of Calif.; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by his parents and a brother: Dwayne.

MEDLOCK, Mamie I. (Beeman); b: 8 Jun 1896, Newton, Il.; d: 2 Jun 1987, Rushville, Il. (Culbertson Mem Hosp); Bu: Rushville City Cemetery; M: James T. Medlock on 15 Dec 1915 in Newton, Il.; FA: Albert Beeman; MO: Jennie Simpson; Husband preceded on 6 May 1971; Resident of Rushville; Survived by two sons: James P. of Tacoma, Wash. and Bobby of Lacey, Wash.; two daughters: Jennie M. Campbell of Rushville and Maxine Loftus of Downers Grove; eight grand and twelve great grandchildren.; Preceded by a sister and a grandson.

MEECE, Myrtle Ann (Pettit); b: 8 Mar 1902, Cass Co., Il.; d: 7 Mar 1984, Tallula, Il.; Bu: Garner Chapel Cemetery, Ashland, Il.' M: Clarence F. Meece; FA: James W. Pettit; MO: Elsie M. Garner; Husband preceded in 1950; Survived by two stepsons: Carroll Meece and Clarence Meece, both of Tallula; six grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren and two brothers: Raymond Pettit of Tallula and Orville G. of Philadelphia; two sisters: Mrs. Eugene (Alberta) Cline of Virginia and Mrs. Fred (Neva) Gilbert of Ashland; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by three brothers and two sisters.

MEEHAN, Thomas D. Jr.; b: 16 Mar 1926, Venice, Il.; d: 29 Oct 1989, Bunker Hill, Il.; Bu: St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, south of Bunker Hill; M: Lois Mullink on 30 Aug 1945 in Bunker Hill, Il.; FA: Thomas D. Meehan Sr.; MO: Amelia Decker; Resident of Bunker Hill; WWII Army Vet.; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Judy Rozman of Livonia, Mich. and Nancy Bray of Gillespie; three sons: Thomas D. III of Roodhouse, Patrick of Bunker Hill and Michael of Rockbridge; 15 grandchildren; three sisters: Rosemary Welch of Bunker Hill, Kathleen Spellman of LaMirada, Calif. and Eileen Bode of Edwardsville; and a brother: Robert Meehan of Bunker Hill.

MEEHER, Nona (Reynolds); d: Feb 1983, Cincinnati, Ohio; Bu: Ohio; Survived by a daughter, Wanda Price of Cincinnati, and two brothers, Luther Reynolds of Peoria and Jahn A. of Jacksonville.; There are several nieces and nephews in the area.

MEEK, Alma (Wagener); b: 1 Dec 1902, Eldred, Il.; d: 19 Jul 1991, Jerseyville, Il. (Jersey Care Cntr); M: Arnot Meek on 6 Mar 1923; FA: Lawrence Wagener; MO: Minnie Davidson; Husband preceded on 27 Oct 1982; Resident of Carrollton; Survived by a daughter: Minnie Parsell of Jerseyville; two sons: Hugh and Arnold, both of Carrollton; nine grand and 12 great grandchildren.; Preceded by two brothers: Robert Wagener and Arnold Wagener.

MEEK, Arnot; b: 29 Jun 1896, Greene Co., Il.; d: 27 Oct 1982, Jerseyville, Il. (Commty Hosp); Bu: Carrollton City Cemetery; M: Alma Wagener on 6 Mar 1923 in Greene Co., Il.; FA: Rufus Meek; MO: Minnie Stout; Resident of Carrollton; Surviving are his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Keith (Minnie) Parsell of Jerseyville; two sons: Hugh and Arnold, both of Carrollton; nine grand and four great grandchildren.; Preceded by four sisters and two brothers.

MEEK, Charles, T.; b: 7 Jun 1891, Greene Co., Il.; d: 1 Jun 1988, La Grange Park, Il.; Bu: Carrollton City Cemetery; M: Clara Hounsley on 3 Jan 1923; FA: James Webster Meek; MO: Ella Brace; Resident of La Grange Park; WWI Navy Vet.; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. William (Marilyn) Grimes of Tucson, Ariz. and Mrs. Darrell (Elizabeth) Ballard of Western Springs; four grand and two great grandchildren.; Preceded by two brothers and an infant sister.

MEEK, Clara (Hounsley); b: 3 Nov 1897, Chesterfield, Il.; d: 15 Mar 1992, LaGrange, Il.; Bu: Carrollton City Cemetery; M: Charles T. Meek on 23 Jan 1923 in Carlinville, Il.; FA: William W. Hounsley; MO: Clara A. Killam; Husband preceded on 1 Jun 1988; Resident of LaGrange; formerly of Greene Co., Il.; Survived by two daughters: Elizabeth Ballard of Mt. Dora, Fla. and Marilyn Grimes of Tucson, Ariz.; four grandsons and two great grandchildren.; Preceded by five brothers: John, Charles, Leslie, Thomas and William; and a sister: Adelaide.

MEEK, Clarence; b: 21 Apr 1902, Carrollton, Il.; d: 15 Dec 1978, St. Louis, Mo. (Barnes Hosp); Bu: Carter Cemetery, near Carrollton, Il.; M: Ida Mae Lisle in 1929; FA: Rufus Meek; MO: Minnie Stout; Resident of Roxana, Il.; Survived by his wife; and a sister: Madeleine Clardy of Kansas City, Mo.; Preceded by three sisters and a brother.

MEEK, Dean Phaon; b: 3 Jun 1915; d: 6 Jul 1995, Springfield, Il. (St. John's Hosp); Bu: Hopewell Cemetery, north of Carrollton, Il.; M: Bernice Dyer on 12 Jul 1939 in St. Charles, Mo.; FA: Meuburn Meek; MO: Minnie DeShasier; Resident of White Hall; Survived by his wife; three sons: Jerry of Buena Vista, Colo., Lane of White Hall and Kim of Carrollton; four grand and five great grandchildren.; Preceded by two brothers: Clinton and Forrest "Frosty".

MEEK, Eula "Cecil" (Mitchell); b: 2 Jan 1903, Carrollton, Il.; d: 25 Sep 1986, East Peoria, Il. (Fondulac Nursing Home); Bu: Oak Wood Cemetery, Greenfield, Il.; M: Floyd A. Meek on 15 Apr 1932 in St. Charles, Mo.; FA: Joseph K. Mitchell; MO: Laura Pratt; Husband preceded on 16 Apr 1961; Resident of East Peoria; Survived by a sister: Mrs. Martin Hartman of East Peoria.

MEEK, Forrest "Frosty"; b: 7 Jul 1911, Carrollton, Il.; d: 4 Jul 1990, Carrollton, Il. (Boyd Mem Hosp); Bu: Belltown Cemetery; M: Willa Garrison on 18 Nov 1936 in Palmyra, Il.; FA: Meuburn Meek; MO: Minnie DeShasier; Resident of White Hall; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Jull Schultz of Quincy; three sons: Jack D. of Mexico, Mo., Richard F. of Roodhouse and Gregory L. of Columbia, Mo.; nine grandchildren; two great grand children; and a brother: Phaon Meek of White Hall.; Preceded by a brother: Clinton.

MEEK, Louis F. Dr.; b: 12 May 1915, Idana, Kans.; d: 24 Sep 1988, Sun City, Ariz.; M: Roberta Vawter in 1941; FA: George Meek; MO: Augusta ; Resident of Sun City, Ariz.; WWII Army and Air Force Vet.; Survived by his wife; two sons: James of Chula Vista, Calif. and Robert of Jacksonville; three grandchildren: Kristen, Aaron and Sean Meek of Jacksonville; and a brother: Milo of Idana, Kans.

MEEKER, Walter W.; b: 7 Mar 1907, Canton, Ohio; d: 29 Dec 1986, Springfield, Il. (St. John's Hosp); Bu: Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Il.; M: Edna Havener in 1964; FA: James Edward Meeker; MO: Jennie Bailey; Resident of Springfield; Survived by his wife; a stepdaughter: Mrs. Lawrence (Donna) Coffey of Springfield; a stepson: James Earls of Jacksonville; 8 step grandchildren; one great step grandchild; two sisters: Mrs. Charles (Ada) Connelly and Mrs. Jennie McNerney, both of Springfield; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by five brothers and sisters.

MEEKS, Von; b: 10 Jan 1912, Rockbridge, Il.; d: 23 Mar 1990, Carlinville, Il. (Hosp); Bu: Witt Cemetery, Rockbridge; M: Lodema Long on 12 Dec 1938 in St. Charles, Mo.; FA: Douglas Meeks; MO: Laura Whitlock; Resident of Greenfield; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Barbara Sue Brunstein of Chapin and Peggy Jo Adock of Sherman, Tex.; eight grand and three great grandchildren; three sisters: Lora Belle Roberts of Medora, Blanche Maholland of Jerseyville and Hattie Brannon of White Hall; and two brothers: Ben of Bowen and Bill of West Point, Il.; Preceded by a granddaughter: Vicki Brunstein; a sister: Cora Gross; and a brother: Charley Meeks.

MEFFORD, Charles M.; d: 3 May 1982, Pekin, Il. (Memorial Hosp); M: Joyce ; Resident of 821 N. 4th St., Springfield, Il.; formerly of Virginia, Il.; Surviving are his wife; two brothers: Edwin of Virginia and Don, Green Bay, Wis. [Was 61 years old at death]

MEFFORD, Dana K.; b: 29 May 1954, Carlinville, Il.; d: 1 Aug 1991, Virden, Il.; Bu: Howell Memorial Cemetery, West Plains, Mo.; FA: Kendal Mefford; MO: Dorothy Ward; Resident of Virden, Il.; Vet.; Survived by his parents of West Plains, Mo.; a sister: Lynette Gowans of Litchfield; and a brother: Randal K. of Edwardsville.

MEFFORD, Frances Ann (Sinclair); b: 29 Sep 1916, Virginia, Il.; d: 10 Jan 1989, Springfield, Il. (Memorial Med Cntr); Bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, Il.; M: R. Edwin Mefford on 5 Jun 1937 in Virginia, Il.; FA: Harry Sinclair; MO: Rena Crum; Resident of R. R. 1, Virginia; Survived by her husband; four sons: Scott, Marquis, David and Jonathan S., all of Virginia; eight grandchildren; two brothers: Crum Sinclair and David Sinclair, both of Virginia; a sister: Mrs. Harry (Jean) Devlin of Virginia; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by her parents and two brothers: Watson and John Albert Sinclair.

MEFFORD, Harley E.; b: Cass Co., Il.; d: 29 Sep 1976, Virginia, Il. (Walker Nursing Center); FA: Marion Mefford; MO: Jane Thompson; Resident of Virginia; Was 92 at time of death; Survived by three nephews: Edwin of Virginia, Charles of Springfield and Don Mefford of Green Bay, Wis.

MEFFORD, Kipp Matthew; b: 17 Jan 1977, Pittsfield, Il.; d: 30 May 1983, Quincy, Il. (St. Mary's Hosp); Bu: Gray Cemetery, New Salem, Il.; FA: Dr. Dan Mefford; MO: Cathy A. Hammitt; Resident of R. R. 1, Griggsville; Surviving are his parents; a sister: Autumn Dae and a brother: Kody Sky, both at home; paternal grandmother and step grandfather: Dr. Jean and Joe Kirk of Perry; paternal grandfather: Stanley I. Mefford of Anchor Point, Alaska; maternal grandparents: Edwin C. and Mardell Hammitt of New Salem; maternal great grandmother: Mrs. Alberta Whitock of New Salem; paternal great grandparents: Mrs. Helen Marie Morgan of Rock Island and Dr. and Mrs. A. I. Mefford of Napa, Ida.

MEFFORD, Micah Sinclair; b: 10 Jul 1979, Springfield, Il.; d: 13 Mar 1992, Springfield, Il. (St. John's Hosp); Bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, Il.; FA: Marquis Edwin Mefford; MO: Mary Christine Garver; Resident of Virginia, Il.; Survived by his parents of Virginia; a brother: Adam of Virginia; his paternal grandfather: Edwin Mefford of Virginia; his maternal grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. William Garver of Virginia; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.; Preceded by his paternal grandmother: Frances Mefford.

MEFFORD, R. Edwin "Abbie"; b: 20 Jun 1914, rural Virginia, Il.; d: 24 Dec 1995, Virginia, Il.; Bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia; M: Frances Ann Sinclair on 5 Jun 1937 in Virginia, Il.; FA: Jesse E. Mefford; MO: Zella Etchison; Wife preceded on 10 Jan 1989; Resident of Virginia; Survived by four sons: Scott (wife, Sarah), Marquis (wife, Chris), David (wife, Beverly) and Jonathan (wife, Janet) Mefford, all of Virginia; eight grandchildren; a brother: Don of Green Bay, Wis.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.; Preceded by a brother: Charles Mefford ; and a grandson.

MEFFORD, Stillborn Twins; b: 5 Jul 1994, Quincy, Il.; d: 5 Jul 1994, Quincy, Il. (Blessing Hosp); Bu: Pittsfield, Il.; FA: Dr. Daniel Mefford; ML: Anita Stauffer; Survived by their parents; a sister: Autumn Dae Mefford; a brother: Kody Sky; two grandmothers: Mrs. Dora Lee Stauffer of Quincy and Dr. Jean Kirk of Pittsfield; and a great grandmother: Mrs. Helen Main of Pittsfield.

MEGEHE, Edna Maria (Yelton); b: 7 Jan 1903, Delavan, Il.; d: 7 May 1982, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Shearer Cemetery, New Canton, Il.; M: Omar Megehe on 24 Sep 1919; FA: Walter Yelton; MO: Pearl Chrisman; Husband preceded in Sep 1976; Resident of New Canton; Survived by four sons: Virgil, James and Phillip, all of New Canton, and Charles R. of Ewing, Mo.; four daughters: Mrs. John (Ruth) McNett of New Canton, Mrs. Robert (Doris) Hoskins of Barry, Mrs. John (Polly) Ogle of Hannibal, Mo. and Mrs. Elizabeth Woodworth of Winchester; two brothers: Russell of Barry and Merritt of Rushville; eight sisters: Mrs. Hazel Earl of Cincinnati, Ohio, Mrs. Clara Gully, Mrs. Albert (Helen) Wendorff, Mrs. Al (Virgie) Griffin and Mrs. Roy (Jean) Losch, all of Barry, Mrs. Fred (Bessie) Reel of Pittsfield, Mrs. Lester (Marjorie) Hall of New Canton and Mrs. Carl (Lucille) Moore of Barry; 17 grand, 3 step grand and seven great grandchildren.

MEGGINSON, Charles W.; b: 3 Apr 1918, Woodson, Il.; d: 30 Jun 1985, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Asbury Cemetery; M: Henrietta Willmore on 9 Nov 1956 in Jacksonville, Il.; FA: George T. Megginson; MO: Rose Agnes Taylor; Resident of 106 Labor Dr., South Jacksonville; WWII & Korea Vet.; Survived by his wife; a son: Tom of Tampa, Fla.; two stepchildren: Mrs. Eddie (Joyce) Autery of Jacksonville and Ronald Willmore of Decatur; seven grand and two great grandchildren; and a sister: Mrs. Eula Hudson of Jacksonville.

MEGGINSON, Everett L.; b: 2 Jan 1932, Woodson, Il.; d: 2 May 1992, Lafayette, Ind. (Home Hosp); Bu: Tippecanoe Memory Gardens, West Lafayette, Ind.; M: Ella Louise Tull on 12 Jan 1985 in Lafayette, Ind.; FA: Dewey Megginson; MO: Helen Basham; Resident of West Point, Ind.; Army Vet of the Korean War; Survived by his wife; two sons: Terry of Buck Creek, Ind.; and Lewis of Lafayette; a daughter: Rhonda Megginson of Lafayette; two stepsons: Rob and Ron Plante, both of West Point; four stepdaughters: Beck Schumacker, Regina Gaither and Linda Lamb, all of West Point, and Lisa Hershman of Kansas City, Kans.; his stepfather: Marvin Doss of Peru, Ind.; two brothers: Norman Megginson of Scottsdale, Ariz. and Kenneth Megginson of Murrayville; two sisters: Betty Overturf of Apache Junction, Ariz. and Kathryn Osborne of Peru, Ind.; and 19 grandchildren.; Preceded by his parents.

MEGGINSON, Howard L.; b: 29 Apr 1907, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 14 Jan 1983, Woodson, Il.; Bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery; M: Monica Fisher on 12 Sep 1929; FA: Joseph Megginson; MO: Bessie Winter; Surviving are his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Paul (Betty) Freeman of Woodson; a sister, Mrs. Harvey (Rowena) McDaniel of Jacksonville; two grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

MEGGINSON, Monica J. (Fisher); b: 12 Jan 1905, Peoria, Il.; d: 3 Sep 1994, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); M: Howard Megginson on 12 Sep 1929; FA: Emil Fisher; MO: Katherine Kaufmann; Husband preceded on 14 Jan 1983; Resident of Woodson, Il.; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Paul (Betty) Freeman of Jacksonville; two grand and five great grandchildren.; Preceded by her parents; a brother; and two sisters.

MEGGINSON, Roy S.; b: 20 Sep 1910, Woodson, Il.; d: 24 Oct 1992, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Jacksonville East Cemetery; M: Irene Whiteman; FA: John Simpson Megginson; MO: Eva Sheppard; Wife preceded in 1976; Resident of 1021 N. Church, Jacksonville; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. William (Peggy) Fisher of Jacksonville; a son: Harold D. of Jacksonville; four grand and two great grandchildren.; Preceded by four sisters: Gladys Fanning, Lucille Sheppard, Pearl Whitlock and Leta Fitzsimmons.

MEHL, Everett L.; b: 15 Apr 1913, Edwardsville, Il.; d: 12 Jan 1990, Carrollton, Il. (Boyd Mem Hosp); Bu: Carrollton City Cemetery; M: Frances Kistler on 18 Apr 1941 in Carrollton, Il.; FA: B. W. Mehl; MO: Katherine DeWerff; Resident of Carrollton; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. F. J. (Marilyn) Longmeyer of Freeport and Mary Frances Colliver of Springfield; a son: K. B. of Florissant, Mo.; and five grand children.

MEHRHOFF, Edith Grace (Dyer); b: 21 Jul 1889, Patterson, Il.; d: 4 Sep 1976, White Hall, Il.; Bu: Pine Tree Cemetery, near Patterson, Il.; M: Elmer Mehrhoff; FA: William Dyer; MO: Ida ; Husband preceded in May 1934; Resident of Carrollton; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. William (Mary) Henry of Rock Island; a step son: Dale G. Mehrohoff of Lexington, Ky.; a sister: Elsie Dyer of Carrollton; and two step grandchildren.; Preceded by two brothers and a sister.

MEHRHOFF, H. Kenneth; b: 6 Feb 1916, Greene Co., Il.; d: 13 Jan 1976, Roodhouse, Il.; Bu: Manchester Cemetery; M: Roberta Rawlings on 29 Dec 1939; FA: William Mehrhoff; MO: Ada Roper; Resident of Roodhouse; Survived by his wife; these children: Larry Lee, Robert Kay, Frances Carole, Willa Jane Myers and Linda Fern Waddersten, all of Roodhouse, and Philip F. Mehrhoff of Carrollton; 7 grandchildren, one of whom Aaron Mehrhoff, was raised in the home; three brothers: Ralph of Springfield and Harold and Lloyd of Peoria.; Preceded by a sister.

MEHROFF, Harold "Boob"; b: 2 Mar 1914, Greene Co., Il.; d: 14 Oct 1978, Peoria, Il. (St. Francis Hosp); Bu: Manchester Cemetery; FA: William Mehroff; MO: Ada Roper; Resident of Peoria; formerly of Roodhouse; WWII Vet.; Survived by a stepdaughter: Donna Patterson of Jacksonville; two brothers: Ralph of Springfield and Lloyd of East Peoria; five grandchildren.; Preceded by a daughter; a sister and a brother.

MEHROFF, Hester A. (Marshall); b: 23 Dec 1899, White Hall, Il.; d: 11 Feb 1990, Carrollton, Il. (Boyd Mem Hosp); Bu: White Hall Cemetery; M: L. A. Mehroff on 10 Aug 1919; FA: Jackson Marshall; MO: Mary McCrae; Resident of Carrollton; Survived by her husband; three sons: Richard of Carrollton, Loyal A. of Boise, Idaho and Derryl of Tuscon, Ariz.; six grand and six great grandchildren.; Preceded by a daughter: Aileen Inman; a son: Robert; a sister: Florence Hubbard; and a brother: Roderick Marshall.

MEHROFF, Lloyd E. "Barney"; b: 7 Nov 1918, Roodhouse, Il.; d: 4 Mar 1979, Peoria, Il.; Bu: East Peoria, Il.; M: Phyllis ; FA: William Mehroff; MO: Ada Roper; Resident of Peoria; formerly of Roodhouse; Survived by his wife; son: Billy Ray and daughter: Kathy Sue Burton, all of Peoria; and a brother: Ralph of Roodhouse.; Preceded by a sister and two brothers.

MEHROFF, Ralph W.; b: 16 Feb 1910, Roodhouse, Il.; d: 14 Aug 1992, Jerseyville, Il. (Jersey Commty Hosp); Bu: Manchester Cemetery; M: Helen L. Kirgen on 31 Jul 1941 in Mexico, Mo.; FA: Willie Mehroff; MO: Adah Roper; Resident of Roodhouse; WWII Army Vet.; Survived by his wife of Roodhouse; and numerous nieces and nephews.; Preceded by three brothers: Harold, Kenneth and Lloyd; and a sister Martha Helton.

MEHROFF, Robert; b: 7 Apr 1929, White Hall, Il.; d: 3 Jan 1989, Carrollton, Il.; Bu: [Cremated]; FA: Judge L. A. Mehroff; MO: Hester Marshall; Resident of Carrollton; Korean War Army Vet.; Survived by both his parents of Carrollton; three brothers: Richard of Carrollton, L. A. of Boise, Idaho and Derryl of Tucson, Ariz.; Preceded by a sister: Aileen Inman.

MEHROFF, Robert Kay; b: 19 Apr 1943, Greene Co., Il.; d: 24 Oct 1990, Roodhouse, Il.; Bu: Manchester Cemetery; FA: Kenneth Mehroff; MO: Roberta Ann Rawlings; Resident of 333 E. North St., Roodhouse; Survived by two brothers: Larry Lee of Mexico, Mo. and Philip E. of Jefferson City, Mo.; three sisters: Frances Carole Page of Chicago, Willa Jame Myers of Chicago and Linda Wedderston of Roodhouse. Preceded by an infant sister.

MEHROFF, Roberta Ann (Rawlings); b: 31 Aug 1920, Fairfield, Il.; d: 10 May 1989, Roodhouse, Il.; M: Kenneth Mehroff on 29 Dec 1939 in Roodhouse, Il.; FA: Frank G. Rawlings; MO: Laura Simms; Husband preceded on 13 Jan 1976; Resident of Roodhouse; Survived by three sons: Larry Lee of Mexico, Mo., Robert Kay of Roodhouse and Philip Frank of Jefferson City, Mo.; three daughters: Frances Carole Page of White Hall, Willa Jane Myers of Sauk Village and Linda Fern Weddersten of Roodhouse; 12 grand and 12 great grandchildren; and a sister: Doris Schmidt of St. Louis.; Preceded by her parents; an infant daughter; and a sister: Frances Rawlings.

MEHSLING, Donald; b: 16 Jun 1950, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 27 Feb 1992, Franklin, Il.; Bu: Franklin Cemetery; M: Diane Edwards on 30 Sep 1989; FA: V. T. Mehsling; MO: Betty Capps; Resident of Franklin; Survived by his wife; his mother and stepfather: Loren and Betty Crowder of Roodhouse; four sons: Frank of Lackland AFB, San Antonio, Tex., Joey and Randy Mehsling and Ben West, all at home; two daughters: Amber West and Jenny Lynn Mehsling, both at home; a sister: Debbie Leflore of Roodhouse; maternal grandmother: Cordie Capps of White Hall; and three nephews.; Preceded by his father and a brother: Jack Mehsling.

MEIER, Alfred William II; b: 29 Apr 1939, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 31 May 1986, Quincy, Il.; Bu: Greenmont Cemetery, Quincy, Il.; FA: Alfred Meier; MO: Veula Hutson; Resident of Quincy; Survived by two sons: William Clayton of Jacksonville and Steven Duane, serving in the Navy in the Pacific; and a grandchild.; Preceded by a brother.

MEIER, Don K.; b: 21 Jan 1932, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 15 Nov 1978, rural Eldred, Il.; FA: Alfred Meier; MO: Veula Hutson; Resident of Route 1, Eldred; formerly of J'ville; Survived by his mother of Jacksonville; a sister: Wanda Adams of Pueblo, Colo.; and a brother: Alfred Meier, Jr. of Peoria; with nieces and nephews, one niece being Debbie Barton of Jacksonville.; Preceded by his father.

MEIER, Edna Mildred (unknown maiden name); b: 18 May 1896, Mt. Sterling, Il.; d: 26 Jan 1981, Nebraska; Bu: Nebraska; M: George W. Meier; Resident of Lyman, Nebr.; a former area resident; Survived by her husband; once a resident of Bluffs; along with numerous relatives in this area.

MEIER, Edward H.; b: 1 Feb 1893, Scott Co., Il.; d: 19 Mar 1979, Jacksonville, Il. (Norris Hosp); Bu: Neeleyville Cemetery; M: Leta Rahe on 27 Jun 1920 in Neeleyville, Il.; FA: Henry Meier; MO: Minnie Ossing; Resident of R. R. 1, Bluffs; WWI Army Vet.; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Alvin (Wilma) Magelitz of Waverly; five grand and two great grandchildren; and a sister: Mrs. Alwine Nortrup of Bluffs.; Preceded by two sons, a daughter and a brother.

MEIER, Henry J.; b: 18 Aug 1878, east of Meredosia, Il.; d: 27 Jun 1979, Jacksonville, Il. (Modern Care Nursing Home); Bu: Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery, Meredosia, Il.; M: Tillie Rausch on 30 Mar 1910 in Meredosia, Il.; FA: Frederich Meier; MO: Ellen Schlieker; Wife preceded in 1972; Resident of rural Meredosia; Survived by three daughters: Mrs. Andy (Louise) Ommen of Jacksonville, Mrs. David (Corrine) Orchard of Bluffs and Ms. Charles (Wilma) Williams of Chapin; a son: Orville of Bartonville; 12 grand and 22 great grandchildren.; Preceded by two infant daughters; a son: Frankie; three brothers and three sisters.

MEIER, Leta Luella (Rahe); b: 20 Jan 1894, near Meredosia, Il.; d: 29 Apr 1991, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery, Neeleyville, Il.; M: Edward H. Meier on 27 Jun 1920 in Neeleyville, Il.; FA: Herman Rahe; MO: Julia Keihl; Husband preceded on 19 Mar 1979; Resident of R. R. 1, Bluffs; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Alvin (Wilma) Magelitz of Waverly; five grand and nine great grand children; a brother: Earl Rahe of Bluffs; and a sister: Ada Ring of Chapin.; Preceded by two sons, a daughter, one sister and two brothers.

MEIER, Louise I. (Rausch); b: 3 Mar 1891, near Meredosia, Il.; d: 26 Jan 1987, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Trinity Church Cemetery, east of Meredosia, Il.; M: August F. Meier on 25 Oct 1917 east of Meredosia, Il.; FA: George Rausch; MO: Minnie Berghaus; Husband preceded in 1974; Resident of Meline Nursing Home, J'ville; formerly of Meredosia; Survived by the following nieces and nephews: Louise Ommen, Clorrine Orchard, Wilma Williams, Maxine Magelitz, Ilene Rausch, Orville Meier, Romandale Rausch, Robert Duvendack, Norman Butcher and Marion Davenport.; Preceded by three sisters and two brothers.

MEIER, M. Mercita Sister; b: New Berlin, Il.; d: 28 Apr 1991, Springfield, Il. (St. John's Hosp); Bu: Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville; FA: Theodore Meier; MO: Alice Stapleton; Resident of Springfield; was 82 at time of death; Survived by a brother: James Meier of New Berlin; three sisters: Anna Margaret Mahoney of Ashland, Mary Dullenty of Petersburg and Alice Boarman of Springfield; eight nieces; and three nephews.

MEIER, Melvin; b: 1 Oct 1912, Macoupin Co., Il.; d: 30 Aug 1995, Springfield, Il. (Memorial Med Cntr); Bu: Waverly East Cemetery; M: Charlene Miner on 29 Mar 1941 in Bowling Green, Mo.; FA: George Meier; MO: Losal Covey; Resident of Waverly; Survived by his wife; a son: Richard of Springfield; two daughters: Melba Patton of Auburn and Charlotte Lyons of Franklin; eight grandchildren; and sixteen nieces and nephews.; Preceded by a brother.

MEIER, Orma F. (Delp); b: 14 Sep 1915, Chapin, Il.; d: 2 Mar 1993, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Neeleyville, Il.; M: Russell R. Meier on 21 May 1933 in Franklin, Il.; FA: Jesse Delp; MO: Anna Smith; Husband preceded on 21 May 1988; Resident of rural Bluffs; Survived by a daughter: Janis Grissom of Jacksonville; a son: Robert of Charleston; five grand and two great grandchildren.

MEIER, Rose A. (Fuchs); b: 17 Oct 1907, New Berlin, Il.; d: 18 Sep 1993, Jacksonville, Il. (Barton Stone Nursing Home); Bu: St. Mary's Cemetery, New Berlin, Il.; M: Earl T. Meier in 1927 in New Berlin, Il.; FA: Charles Fuchs; MO: Anna Hermes; Husband preceded in 1980; Resident of New Berlin; Survived by three sons: Richard of Forrestville, Calif., Edwin of Jacksonville and Thomas of Durham, N. C.; two daughters: Mrs. William (Rita) Votsmier of Waukon, Iowa and Mrs. Don (Judy) Marr of New Berlin; 14 grand and 13 great grandchildren; two brothers: Paul Fuchs of Tacoma, Wash. and Thomas Fuchs of Springfield; three sisters: Betty Tamblin of New Berlin, Joan Cisni of Jacksonville and Nancy Marr of Pleasant Plains; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.; Preceded by four brothers: Joseph, Edward, John and Raymond Fuchs; and three sisters: Catherine Bierbaum, Mary Miller and Dorothy Finney.

MEIER, Russell R.; b: 9 Apr 1911, Scott Co., Il.; d: 21 May 1988, Springfield, Il. (Memorial Med Cntr); Bu: Trinity Cemetery, rural Bluffs, Il.; M: Orma Delp on 21 May 1933 in Franklin, Il.; FA: Henry Meier; MO: Elise Kaiser; Resident of R. R. 1, Bluffs; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Janis Grissom of Jacksonville; a son: Robert of Charleston; five grand and two great grandchildren; a sister: Ruth Runyon of Jacksonville.; Preceded by two brothers and two sisters: George and Alfred Meier, Louise Meier and Emma Frohwitter.

MEIER, Velma I. (Morris); b: 28 May 1918, Mt. Sterling, Il.; d: 3 Apr 1991, Bartonville, Il.; Bu: Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery, Meredosia, Il.; M: Orville H. Meier on 22 Sep 1940 in Winchester, Il.; FA: Cosby Morris; MO: Hazel Thomas; Resident of 3825 S. Lauder, Bartonville, Il.; Survived by her husband; four daughters: Mrs. Gerald (Virginia) Osborne of Marquette Hts., Mrs. Howard (Jean) Snoke of Peoria, Mrs. Michael (Elaine) Gray of Bartonville and Mrs. Michael (Donna) Shockency of Canton; two sons: Orval "Dean" of Opopka, Fla. and Larry F. of Manito; a sister: Marjorie Martin of Mt. Olive; a brother: Lozell F. Morris of Pinellas Park, Fla.; 19 grand and 8 great grandchildren.; Preceded by a sister.

MEIER, Veula Marie (Hutson); b: 27 Aug 1912, Pike Co., Il.; d: 13 Nov 1985, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); M: Alfred W. Meier on 10 Mar 1930 in Jacksonville, Il.; FA: Paris W. Huston; MO: Laura A. Groves; Husband preceded in April 1960; Resident of 1021 N. Church, Jacksonville; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Dale (Wanda) Adams of Pueblo, Colo.; and a son: Alfred W. of Springfield; ten grand and four great grandchildren; a brother: Willard Hutson of Chapin; and a sister: Mrs. Leo (Alma) Murray of Jacksonville.; Preceded by a son: Donald Keith in 1978; and a brother: Verlen Hutson in 1983.

MEIER, Vincent E.; b: 1 Aug 1911, New Berlin, Il.; d: 10 May 1985, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); M: Margaret Jokisch on 17 Aug 1944 in Ashland, Il.; FA: Theodore J. Meier; MO: Alice B. Stapleton; Resident of rural New Berlin; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Maklin (Marilyn) Meyer and Mrs. John (Carol) Sleby, both of Quincy; a son: Michael V. of New Berlin; six grandchildren; four sisters: Sister Mary Mercita of Jacksonville, Mrs. Mary Dullenty of Greenfield, Mrs. Harold (Anna Margaret) Mahoney of Ashland and Mrs. William (Alice) Boarman of Springfield; and a brother: James of Jacksonville.; Preceded by a brother and a half brother.

MEIERS, Edna May (Harney); b: 29 May 1929, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 25 Nov 1992, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Waverly East Cemetery; M: Florist K. Meiers in 1947; FA: Howard L. Harney; MO: Kathleen C. McCready; Husband preceded on 26 Dec 1985; Resident of 847 Farrell St., Jacksonville; Survived by two sons: Kent of Loami and Keith of Kentucky; three daughters: Beverly Meiers of Jacksonville, Janet Ball of Waverly and Diane Speaks of Waverly; nine grandchildren; one great grandchild; a brother: Howard Harney of McHenry, Miss. And a sister: Frances Wells of Jacksonville.

MEIERS, Eva A. (Workman); b: 3 Jul 1900, Loami, Il.; d: 14 May 1996, Springfield, Il. (Doctor's Hosp); Bu: Campbell Cemetery, near Loami; M: 1) Thomas H. Foster on 13 Mar 1925 2) George W. Meiers on 12 Oct 1952; FA: William H. Workman; MO: Minerva Carson; 1st husband died in 1947; 2nd in 1973; Resident of Auburn; formerly of Loami; Survived by a stepson: Francis Meiers of Ona, Fla.; and two step daughters: Lorraine Huffaker of Decatur and Georgine Davis of Paducah, Ky.; and several grand children.; Preceded by a stepson: Florist Meiers.

MEIERS, Florist "Tuffy"; b: 8 Oct 1927, Loami, Il.; d: 26 Dec 1985, Springfield, Il. (St. John's Hosp); Bu: Campbell Cemetery, Loami; M: Marilyn Sanford on 19 Feb 1972; FA: George Meiers; MO: Bessie Dodd; Resident of Loami; Survived by his wife; a step mother: Mrs. Eva Meiers of Girard; three daughters: Beverly Meiers of Jacksonville, Janet Ball of Waverly and Diane Speaks of Loami; two sons: Kent of Loami and Keith of Germany; a step daughter: Shelia Meiers of Loami; two step sons: Ron Sanford of Loami and Rick Sanford of Springfield; 11 grandchildren; two sisters: Lorraine Huffaker of Decatur and Georgann Davis of Effingham; a brother: Francis of Oden, Fla.; several nieces and nephews; and an uncle: Frank Meiers of Waverly.

MEIERS, Frank; b: 12 Jun 1905, Loami, Il.; d: 28 Sep 1990, Auburn, Il. (Parks Mem Nursing Home); Bu: Waverly East Cemetery; M: Louise Newberry on 7 Jul 1926 in Jacksonville, Il.; FA: William Meiers; MO: Sallie Jarrett; Resident of Waverly; Survived by his wife; a son: William of Del Rio, Tex.; two daughters: Mrs. Maurice (Marge) Stewart and Mrs. Stanley (Jeanette) Timmons, both of Waverly; 10 grand and 22 great grandchildren.; Preceded by two sisters and a brother.

MEIERS, Kristopher K.; b: 15 Feb 1973, Springfield, Il.; d: 30 Jul 1994, Auburn, Il.; Bu: Campbell Cemetery, near Loami, Il.; FA: Kent Meiers; MO: Sheila Sanford; Resident of Auburn; formerly of Loami; Survived by his parents of Loami; a brother: Mike, at home; a grandmother: Marilyn Meiers Hampton of Loami; two great grandmothers: Esta Sanford of Springfield and Eva Meiers of Auburn; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.; Preceded by his grandfathers: Florist K. Meiers and James B. Sanford.

MEINERSMANN, Herman T. "Hank"; b: 3 Feb 1916, Chicago, Il.; d: 31 Jan 1979, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); M: Rosali Bronenkank of Laurel, Del.; FA: Herman T. Meinersmann; MO: Margaret Schneider; Resident of 840 E. State St., Jacksonville; Air Force Vet.; was Director of Development at MacMurray College, Jacksonville; Survived by his wife; his mother: Mrs. Margaret Laurell of New Smyrna, Fla.; two daughters: Jonna Johnson of Philadelphia, Penn. And Karen Meinersmann of San Jose, Calif.; three sons: Tedd of Lewes, Dela., Richard of Philadelphia, Penn. And Mark of Laurel, Del.; and a grandson: Paul Meinersmann, also of Lewes, Del.

MEISENBACH, Lewis S.; b: 4 Feb 1906, Pearl, Il.; d: 15 Feb 1992, Santa Clara, Calif. (Kaiser Hosp); Bu: Green Pond Cemetery, near Pearl, Il.; M: Charlotte Fey on 12 Jun 1933 in Chicago, Il.; FA: William Meisenbach; MO: Kate I. Stillwell; Wife preceded him; Resident of Sunnyvale, Calif.; formerly of Pearl, Il.; Survived by a son: Lewis S. Meisenback II of Los Gatos, Calif.; two grandchildren; and a sister: Lyla Grimes of Barry.; Preceded by three brothers: Halbert L., Rollin M. and Karl W. Meisenbach; and four sisters: Eloise Craig, Carolyn McKey, Vera Roodhouse and Hilda Beam.

MEISENBACH, Rollin; b: 18 Jun 1892; d: 19 May 1982, Whitewright, Tex.; Bu: Green Pond Cemetery, Pearl, Il.; M: Leonore Garrison; FA: William Misenbach; MO: Kate Stilwell; Wife preceded in 1970; Former resident of Pearl, Il.; WWI Vet.; Survived by a daughter in law: Gloria Meisenbach of Texas; three grandchildren; two sisters: Lyla Grimes of Barry, Carolyn McKey of Pontiac, Il.; and a brother: Lewis of California.

MEISENHEIMER, Georgia C. (Lyons); b: 4 Jul 1947, Waverly, Il.; d: 26 Jul 1996, St. Louis, Mo. (Vencor Hosp); Bu: [Cremated] M: James E. Meisenheimer on 24 Apr 1965 in Palmyra, Mo.; FA: George Lyons; MO: Rachel Patterson; Resident of Jacksonville; Survived by her husband; her mother of Jacksonville; a son: James E. Jr. of Jacksonville; a grandson; two brothers: William (wife, Sandra) Lyons of Murrayville and James Michael (wife, Charlotte) of Franklin; and a sister: Mrs. Robert (Rose Mary) Langford of Jacksonville.; Preceded by her father.

MEISENHEIMER, Julius; b: 24 Dec 1891, Alton, Il.; d: 6 Sep 1988, Carlinville, Il. (Sunshine Manor); Bu: Hettick Cemetery; M: Nellie M. Braden on 9 Oct 1924 in Alton, Il.; Resident of Palmyra, Il.; WWI Vet.; Survived by his wife; three sons: Paul of Bunker Hill, Earl and Kenneth, both of Hettick; nine grand and 22 great grandchildren.; Preceded by a son, a grandson and a great granddaughter.

MEISENHEIMER, Robert Lee; b: 6 Mar 1927, Alton, Il.; d: 9 Jul 1988, Carlinville, Il. (Hosp); Bu: Hettick Cemetery; M: Ruth Donigan on 1 Feb 1985 in Bridgeton, Mo.; FA: Julius A. Meisenheimer; MO: Nellie M. Braden; Resident of St. Louis, Mo.; formerly of Hettick; WWII Navy Vet.; Survived by his parents of Palmyra; his wife; a stepdaughter: Terri O'Brien of Hazelwood, Mo.; two stepsons: Charles Shelton of St. Louis and David Shelton of Jennings, Mo.; and three brothers: Paul of Bunker Hill and Earl and Kenneth, both of Hettick.

MEISER, Della M. (Whiteman); b: 12 Apr 1912, Lynnville, Il.; d: 6 Nov 1996, Jacksonville, Il. (Convalescent Cntr); Bu: Jacksonville East Cemetery; M: Norman Mesler on 1 Jul 1945; FA: Charles Whiteman; MO: Bessie McGath; Husband preceded on 19 Sep 1977; Resident of Jacksonville; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Willard (Jean) Case of Utica, Ky. and Mrs. Phillip (Shirley) Moceri of DeBary, Fla.; a son: Don Fernandes of Minnesota; several grand and great grandchildren; and two sisters: Margaret Graves and Mary Dubin, both of Jacksonville.; Preceded by a grandchild; a great grand child; two brothers: Robert and Charles Whiteman; and two sisters: Irene Megginson and Betty Lou Fisher. [Ref: Norman Mesler]

MELCHER, Richard; b: 17 Aug 1962, Springfield, Il.; d: 22 Nov 1996, rural Chandlerville, Il.; Bu: Kilbourne Cemetery; FA: Gary Melcher; MO: Carolyn ; Survived by his parents: Dick and Carolyn Shawgo of rural Chandlerville; His father of Benton; his grandparents: Mrs. Juanita Bahl of Kilbourne, Donald Shawgo of Oakford and Dick Melcher of Petersburg; a brother: Dean Shawgo; and two sisters: Brenda and Christine Shawgo, all of rural Chandlerville; two step brothers and a step sister.

MELINE, Earl Edward "Pat"; b: 28 Oct 1914, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 24 Feb 1984, Leavenworth, Kans. (VA Center); Bu: Jacksonville East Cemetery; FA: Oscar Neil Meline; MO: Lola Stevenson; WWII Navy Vet.; Survived by a daughter: Sandy Meling of Jacksonville and four grandchildren: Tamara Dorzab, Ronald, Rebecca and Robin Busse.; Preceded by a granddaughter: Patricia Ann Busse in Feb. 1984.

MELINE, Emily (Duncan); b: 21 Sep 1911; d: 20 Feb 1979, Port Richey, Fla.; Bu: Clearwater, Fla.; M: John L. "Jack" Meline in 1957; FA: Irwin Duncan; MO: Frances ; Resident of Florida since 1973; formerly of Jacksonville; Survived by her husband; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by a brother: Irwin Duncan.

MELINE, John L.; b: 21 Jun 1908; d: 23 Mar 1982, New Port Richey, Fla.; M: Emily ; FA: Oscar Meline; MO: Lola Stevenson; Wife preceded; Former resident of Jacksonville; Survived by a sister in law: Anne Meline of Jacksonville; and two nieces: Patricia Busse of Mt. Prospect and Sandra Meline of Jacksonville.

MELLON, Della Mae; b: 21 Apr 1898, Pike Co., Il.; d: 14 Nov 1987, Quincy, Il. (Quinsippi Nursing Home); Bu: Woodland Cemetery; FA: John Wesley Mellon; MO: Arminda Belle Vannatta; Resident of Fishhook, Il.; Survived by four nieces: Mrs. John (Learefa) Wiszt of Medina, Ohio, Mrs. Glenna Mae Toland of Augusta, Mrs. Kenneth (Leola) Elbe of Augusta and Miss Idella Mellon of Camp Point; three nephews: Harry Junior Mellon of Quincy, Lyn Mellon of Liberty and John Mellon of Baylis; and several grand nieces and grand nephews.; Preceded by an infant sister: Eva; a sister: Mrs. Lee (Cora) Predmore; and three brothers: John Jr., Harvey and Wayne.

MELLON, Edith A. (Robb); b: 30 Dec 1905, Barry, Il.; d: 9 Oct 1996, Barry, Il.; Bu: Parklawn Cemetery, Barry; M: Merle Mellon on 21 Jun 1924 in Barry, Il.; FA: Mortimer Robb; MO: Eliza Hutchinson; Husband preceded on 11 May 1976; Resident of Barry; Survived by a son: Don of Pittsfield; a daughter: Phyllis Wilson of Edinburg; six grandchildren; and a great grandchild.; Preceded by two brothers; five sisters, including a twin; and a son: Robert.

MELLON, Louise (Haskin); b: 16 Aug 1912, Derry, Il.; d: 5 Jun 1994, Aurora, Il. (Copley Mem Hosp); Bu: Park Lawn Cemetery, Barry, Il.; M: Leonard B. Mellon on 21 May 1937 in Pittsfield, Il.; FA: I. A. Haskin; MO: Nettie ; Husband preceded on 26 Jan 1975; Resident of Montgomery; formerly of New Canton; Survived by a son: James I. of Wildwood; a daughter: Brenda Aegerter of Grants Pass, Ore.; five grand and two great grandchildren.; Preceded by her parents; and a sister: Annabel Haddock.

MELLON, Wayne H.; b: 31 Mar 1908, Pike Co., Il.; d: 28 Apr 1985, Camp Point, Il. (Grandview Manor Nursing Home); Bu: Woodland Cemetery; M: Louise Wellman on 27 Apr 1946 in Liberty, Il.; FA: John W. Mellon; MO: Arminda Vannata; Resident of Fishhook, Il.; Survived by his wife; a son: John W. of Fishhook; a sister: Della Mellon of Fishhook; four grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.; Preceded by two sisters; two brothers; and an infant granddaughter.

MELLOR, Alice G. "Peggy" (Williamson); b: 26 Feb 1904, Mountain Grove, Mo.; d: 21 Apr 1984, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Murrayville Cemetery; M: James R. Mellor on 3 Oct 1928; FA: Harvey Williamson; MO: Ida Benear; Husband preceded on 8 Aug 1979; Resident of 815 E. College Ave., Jacksonville; Survived by two sons: Robert E., Bloomington, and Wayne C., Houston, Tex.; five grand and three great grand children; a sister: Mrs. Lewis (Agnes) Condon, Jacksonville.; Preceded by a son, a grandson and eight brothers and sisters.

MELLOR, James R. "Bob"; b: 9 Jan 1903, Scott Co., Il.; d: 8 Aug 1979, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Murrayville Cemetery; M: Alice Williamson on 3 Oct 1928 in Jacksonville, Il.; FA: Robert Mellor; MO: Mattie Patterson; Resident of 815 E. College Ave., Jacksonville; Survived by his wife; two sons: Wayne of Houston, Tex. And Robert E. of Bloomington; five grand and two great grandchildren; and a sister: Ossie Summers of Winchester.; Preceded by a son; two brothers; and a sister.

MELLOR, Rose (Wilson); b: 15 Aug 1960, Versailles, Il.; d: 17 May 1993, Lewisville, Tex.; Bu: Old Hall Cemetery; M: Jim Mellor on 28 Feb 1981 in Jacksonville, Il.; FA: Robert "Dutch" Wilson; MO: Anna Bell; Resident of Lewisville, Tex.; Survived by her husband; two daughters: AnnaBelle and Jennifer, both of Lewisville, Tex.; her parents in law: Mr. & Mrs. William Crawford of Jacksonville; and in laws: Ray and Margaret Mellor, Tracey Hadinger, Tony McMillen, Ruthann Crawford and Dianne Riffle, all of Jacksonville.

MELLOR, Ruth; b: 24 Jun 1909, Greenfield, Il.; d: 7 May 1990, Carrollton, Il. (Reisch Nursing Home); Bu: Rose Hill Cemetery, Greenfield; FA: George Frederick Mellor; MO: Jessie Harriet Wilhite; Resident of Greenfield; Preceded by two sisters: Florence Guy and Edith Mellor; and three brothers: Marshall, Keith and Kenneth.

MELLOT, Mary L. (Laidig); b: 31 Aug 1900, Fulton Co., Penn.; d: 13 May 1986, Jacksonville, Il. (Modern Care Nursing Home); Bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery; M; Roland Mellott on 4 Jan 1921 in Hustontown, Penn.; FA: David B. Laidig; MO: Sadie Cutchall; Husband preceded on 3 Nov 1966; Resident of 510 S. Church, Jacksonville; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Mary Hutchcraft, with whom she made her home in Jacksonville, and Mrs. Jean Birky of Garden Grove, Calif.; a son: Roland Jr. of Lincoln; Two grandchildren; four step grandchildren; several great grandchildren; a brother: Rev. Robert Laidig of Hudson, Wis.; and a sister: Mrs. Lois Berstressser of Johnstown, Pa.; Preceded by a daughter, Gladys; three brothers; and two sisters.

MELSER, Norman William; b: 5 Oct 1905, Wheatfield, Ind.; d: 26 Sep 1977, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); M: Della M. Whiteman on 1 Jul 1945; FA: Jacob H. Melser; MO: Julia Etta ; Resident of 2 Rimbey St., Murrayville, Il.; Survived by his wife; a stepson: Donald E. Fernandes of Minneapolis; two step daughters: Mrs Jean Lee of Louisville, Ky. and Mrs. Shirley Moceri of East Detroit, Mich.; a brother: Bert Melser of Mishawaka, Ind.; three sisters: Esther Krueger and Geneva Gans, both of South Bend, Ind. and Lavern Turner of Mishawaka, Ind.; sever step grand and three great step grand children. [Ref: Della Meiser]

MELTON, Geneva L. (Scott); b: 9 Aug 1916, Griggsville, Il.; d: 9 Sep 1995, Ft. Collins, Colo.; Bu: Grey Cemetery, New Salem, Il.; M: James Melton in 1935 in Washington Park, Il.; FA: Frederick Scott; MO: Bertha Mertle Gunther; Husband preceded; Resident of New Salem; Survived by two daughters: Barbara Yokem of Ft. Collins, Colo. And Carol Laingor of Loveland, Colo.; a son: Tom Melton of Independence, Mo.; seven grand and six great grandchildren.; Preceded by a son: Jimmy Lee Melton; and a daughter: Linda Sue Melton.

MELTON, Loren James; b: 15 Sep 1904, Illinois; d: 19 Jan 1986, Pittsfield, Il. (Illini Commty Hosp); Bu: Gray Cemetery, New Salem, Il.; M: Geneva Scott on 25 Jan 1935 in Washington Park, Il.; FA: Charles Melton; MO: Lillie Jeffers; Resident of New Salem; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Barbara Yokem of Fort Collins, Colo. And Carole Johnson of Ripley, N. Y.; a son: Thomas of Independence, Mo.; six grandchildren; one step grandchild; and five great grandchildren; Preceded by a son: Jimmy Lee; a daughter: Linda Sue; and a grandson: Thomas David.

MELTON, Thomas D.; b: 3 Oct 1962, Pittsfield, Il.; d: 12 Dec 1985, Springfield, Il. (Memorial Med Cntr); Bu: Pittsfield West Cemetery; FA: Thomas E. Melton; MO: Marsha A. Dively; Resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Pittsfield; Survived by his mother of Centralia, Mo.; his father of Independence, Mo; a brother: Bob of Quincy; maternal grandmother: Mrs. Ruby Dively of Pittsfield; and paternal grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. James Melton of Salem.; Preceded by his grandfather: Fred Dively.

MELTON, William J.; b: 29 Nov 1950, Peoria, Il.; d> 26 Jun 1991, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (Hosp); Bu: Waverly East Cemetery; M: Patricia Bunzell in 1970; FA: Oscar Melton; FO: Frances Hickman; Resident of Oak Park, Fla.; formerly of Peoria, Il.; Survived by his parents of Waverly; his wife of Oak Park, Fla.; two daughters: Danielle Ferguson and Brooke Marie Melton, both of Florida; a step daughter: Dawn Bunzell of Florida; three sisters: Donna Walls of Waverly, Judith Wright of California and Barbara Edds of Indiana; and two grandchildren.

MELTON, William Oscar; b: 19 Apr 1916, Loami, Il.; d: 27 Feb 1996, Springfield, Il.; Bu: Waverly East Cemetery; M: Frances Hickman on 29 Dec 1937 in Bowling Green, Mo.; FA: Luther Garrison Melton; MO: Mabel Berry; Resident of Springfield; Survived by his wife; three daughters: Donna Walls of Springfield, Barbara Edds of Vincennes, Ind. and Judith Wright of Spring Valley, Calif.; 11 grand and 14 great grandchildren; a great-great grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by a son: William Melton; one great grandson: William Matthew Walls; two sisters: Vertrees Wilcox and Beulah Herron; and a brother: Orville Melton.

MELVIN, Dale F.; b: 27 Jul 1914, Carthage, Il.; d: 31 Mar 1987, Springfield, Il. (St. John's Hosp); Bu: Baylis Cemetery, Baylis, Il.; M: Zola Gresham Westfall on 3 Mar 1973; Resident of Baylis; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Patricia Shull of Hillsdale; a stepdaughter: Mrs. Robert (Joyce) Fusselman of Baylis; seven stepsons: Fay of New Salem, Lary and Clifford of Griggsville, Lester of Springfield, Darrell of Pittsfield and Ben Westfall of Quincy; and a sister: Mrs. Aldona Hoskins of Macomb.; Preceded by two brothers and a sister.

MELVIN, Everett E.; b: 28 May 1889, Rubicon Township, Il.; d: 22 May 1990, Carrollton, Il. (Boyd Mem Hosp); Bu: Oak Wood Cemetery, Greenfield, Il.; M: Winna Gary on 25 Nov 1916; FA: Edgar Melvin; MO: Gertrude Foster; Wife preceded on 19 Nov 1940; Resident of Greenfield; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Wilbur (Wilberta) Joyce of Greenfield; five grand and 10 great grandchildren.; Preceded by a sister: Eula Piper and a brother: Roy Melvin.

MELVIN, Gary L.; b: 28 May 1913, Greenfield, Il.; d: 19 Dec 1996, rural Greenfield, Il.; Bu: Oak Wood Cemetery, Greenfield, Il.; M: Mary Rita Naber on 15 Feb 1947 in Greenfield, Il.; FA: Maurice Melvin; MO: Fay Gary; Resident of rural Greenfield; Survived by his wife; five daughters: Katherine Melvin of Denver, Colo., Ruth Ann Kningery of Urbana, Mildred Krebs of Russellville, Ky., Joan Shanahan of Louisville, Ky. and Jean Harris of White Rock, N. M.; five grandchildren; four sisters: Francile Stone of Phoenix, Ariz., Margery Hankins of Greenfield, Mildred Melvin of Springfield and Mary Frances Fox of Alton; a brother: Garrett Lee of Greenfield.; Preceded by a son: Gary Maurice; and a brother: Maurice James.

MELVIN, Gaylord, L.; b: 1 May 1915, Huntsville, Il.; d: 2 Oct 1996, Rushville, Il.; Bu: [Cremated]; M: M. Eloise Gillette on 31 Dec 1938 in Bowling Green, Mo.; FA: Eugene R. Melvin; MO: Mary A. Chipman; Resident of Rushville; Survived by his wife; a son: Frank of Rushville; three daughters: Bonnie Doty, Mrs. John (Gayleen) Hammond and Lyn Flowers, all of Rushville; six grand, 12 step grand, seven great grand and 32 step great grandchildren; and two brothers: Ivan of Miami, Fla. and Wayne of Macomb.; Preceded by two brothers: Glenn and James Melvin.

MELVIN, Iva Mae (Perkins); b: 25 Jul 1907, Greenfield, Il.; d: 17 May 1981, Greenfield, Il.; Bu: Oak Wood Cemetery, Greenfield; M: Everett Melvin on 3 Mar 1956 in East Alton, Il.; FA: William Perkins; MO: Mae Richards; Resident of Greenfield; Survived by her husband; a daughter: Pauline Smith; and a stepdaughter: Wilberta Joyce, both of Greenfield; and a son: Robert W. Hammack of Modesto, Calif.; a grandson; and a sister: Ruth L. Witt of Maryland Heights, Mo.

MELVIN, M. J. "Bud"; b: 14 Aug 1910, Greenfield, Il.; d: 4 Jun 1987, Greenfield, Il.; Bu: Oak Wood Cemetery, Greenfield; M: Georgia Rice on 30 Oct 1935 in Carlinville, Il.; FA: Maurice L. Melvin; MO: Fay Gary; Resident of Greenfield; Survived by his wife; three daughters: Mrs. John (Claudia) Sampson of Springfield, Mrs. Robert (Linda) Cox of Raymond and Mrs. Jerry (Rhonda) Walker of Greenfield; three grandchildren; four sisters: Mrs. Francile Stone of Arizona, Mrs. Melvin (Margery) Hankins of Greenfield, Mildred Melvin of Springfield and Mrs. Mary Gray of Alton; and two brothers: Gary and Garrett Lee, both of Greenfield.

MENARD, Alive May; b: 16 Jan 1884, Prairie due Rocher, Il.; d: 27 Jul 1976, Beardstown, Il. (Myers Convscnt Cntr); Bu: St. Joseph's Cemetery, Beardstown; FA: Edno Menard; MO: Mary Kehoe; Resident of Beardstown for the past 30 years.; Survived by a niece: Mrs. Dee Tharp of Beardstown and numerous other nieces and nephews.; Preceded by three brothers and six sisters.

MENDEZ, Albert M.; b: 8 May 1900, Puerto Rico; d: 15 Dec 1978, Springfield, Il. (Illini House Nursing Home); FA: Arturo Mendez; MO: Adelina Gonzalez; Resident of rural New Berlin, Il.; Survived by a daughter: Joy M. Komnick of New Berlin, with whom he resided; a brother: Bishop Alfred F. Mendez of Centenary Cathedral Church, Austin, Tex.; two sisters: Mrs. Carlos Alvarez of San Juan, Puerto Rico and Mrs. Adelina Laugier of San Turce, Puerto Rico; three grandchildren.; Preceded by a brother: Arthur.

MENEELY, Wilma (Rowe); b: 21 Nov 1927, Percival, Ia.; d: 1 Oct 1989, Carrollton, Il. (Boyd Mem Hosp); Bu: Farragut Cemetery, Farragut, Ia.; M: John Meneely; FA: Cecil Rowe; MO: Lydia ; Resident of Carrollton; Survived by her mother of Essex, Ia.; her husband; a daughter: Susie Gresham of Greenfield; three sons: Cecil Watson of Greenfield; eight brothers; three sisters; 13 grand and three great grandchildren.; Preceded by her father; a sister; and a grandson.

MENEES, Blanche "Aunt Bonnie" (Spencer); b: 24 May 1888, Oraville, Il. [Calif?]; d: 2 Dec 1984, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, Il.; M: Charles Menees in 1911 in Muskogee, Okla.; FA: Austin Spencer; MO: Leicretia ; Husband preceded in 1943; Resident of Virginia; Survived by a son: Charles, host of the Jazz-Big Band Record Show, KMOX Radio, St. Louis, Mo.; six grand and six great grandchildren; and a sister: Grace Spencer, Calif.; Preceded by a son: Robert, who died in 1974.

MENELEY, Charles D.; b: 13 Jan 1898, Greenfield, Il.; d: 13 Apr 1989, Jerseyville, Il. (Greenwood Manor Nursing Home); Bu: Rose Hill Cemetery, Greenfield; M: Edith Sonneborn on 12 Mar 1927; FA: Newton Meneley; MO: Mary Miller; Wife preceded on 26 Dec 1980; Resident of Greenfield; Survived by a daughter: Carmen Gaffney of Jerseyville; three sons: Willard of Greenfield, Wilbur of Farmington, Mo. and Ronald of Lake Forest; six grand and six great grandchildren; and a brother: Henry, also of Greenfield.; Preceded by a brother and a sister.

MENELEY, Charles Wilbur; b: 21 Mar 1929, rural Greenfield, Il.; d: 19 Jun 1994, Farmington, Mo. (Easter Care Cntr); Bu: Rose Hill Cemetery, Greenfield; FA: Charles Meneley; MO: Edith Sonneborn; Resident of Greenfield; Korean War Army Vet.; Survived by a brother: Robert of Lake Forest; and a sister: Carmen Gaffney of Jerseyville.; Preceded by his parents.

MENELEY, Ethel K. (Richards); b: 12 Mar 1907, Carrollton, Il.; d: 14 Jul 1986, Greenfield, Il.; Bu: Oak Wood Cemetery, Greenfield; M: Henry Meneley on 13 Aug 1925 in Carrollton, Il.; FA: Henry Richards; MO: Nettie Scoggins; Resident of Greenfield; Survived by her husband; two daughters: Mrs. Irene Knotts of Greenfield, Mrs. Becky Ray Frankie of Vero Beach, Fla.; a son: Harold of Greenfield; 17 grand, 27 great grand and 3 great-great grandchildren; a sister: Mrs. Mamie Jacobsen of Baldwin, Wis.; and a brother: Carson Richards of East Alton.

MENELEY, Henry; b: 6 Oct 1905, Greenfield, Il.; d: 11 Dec 1991, White Hall, Il. (North American Nursing Home); Bu: Oak Wood Cemetery, Greenfield; M: Ethel Richards in 1925 in Carrollton, Il.; FA: Newton Meneley; MO: Mary Miller; Wife preceded in 1986; Resident of Greenfield; Survived by two daughters: Roberta Knotts of Greenfield and Betty Rae Frankie of Bull Shoals, Ark.; a son: Harold of Greenfield; 17 grand, 32 great grand and five great-great grandchildren.; Preceded by two brothers: Charles and Virgil; and a sister: Ruth Valentine.

MENELEY, Jesse W.; b: 1 Mar 1910, Greenfield, Il.; d: 29 Sep 1986, Carrollton, Il. (Boyd Mem Hosp); Bu: Witt Cemetery, Rockbridge, Il.; M: Ollie Pitchford on 6 Apr 1935 in Carrollton, Il.; FA: Amos Meneley; MO: Rozella Sykes; Resident of Greenfield; Survived by four daughters: Margaret Louise Dunbar, Patricia Benson, Nina Kay Atkinson, Lois Jean Land, all of Elgin; 11 grand and 15 great grandchildren; and a sister: Elizabeth Reno of San Diego, Calif.; Preceded by two sisters and a brother.

MENELEY, Virgil Earl "Deacon"; b: 19 Mar 1901, Greenfield, Il.; d: 11 Jan 1986, Highland, Il. (St. Joseph's Hosp); Bu: Rose Hill Cemetery, Greenfield; FA: Newton Meneley; MO: Mary Miller; Resident of Highland; formerly of Greenfield; WWII Army Vet.; Survived by a sister: Ruth Valentine of Greenfield; and two brothers: Charles and Henry, both of Greenfield.

MENELEY, Willard D.; b: 28 Oct 1930, Macoupin Co., Il.; d: 3 Apr 1980, Greenfield, Il.; Bu: Carrollton City Cemetery; M: 1) Helen Lucille Kelly 2) Helen Steeles in 1979; FA: Charles Meneley; MO: Edith Sonneborn; 1st wife preceded in 1964; Resident of Greenfield; Korean War Vet.; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. David (Ann) Shaffer of Jacksonville and Mrs. Mike (Kelly) Lackey of High Ridge, Mo.; six step daughters: Mrs. Glenn (Carol) Jackson of Kane, and Mrs. Harold (Nancy) Hills, Marsha Settles, Mrs. Dick (Ruthann) Langley, Mrs. Ralph (Kathy) Varble, all of Greenfield; three step sons: Denny, Rick and Terry Settles, all of Greenfield; five grand, 18 step grand and two step great grandchildren; a sister: Mrs. Glenn (Carmen) Gaffney of Jerseyville; and two brothers: Ron of Lake Forest and Wilbur of Farmington, Mo.; Preceded by his parents.

MENEZES, Harold K.; b: 17 Aug 1913, Morgan Co., Il.; d: 12 May 1986. Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Manchester Cemetery; M: Ruby Bruce; FA: Andrew Menezes; MO: Charlotte Mullens; Resident of Skyview Nursing Home, Jacksonville; Wife preceded on 10 Feb 1975; Survived by two sons: Brad and Normal and Melvin; two daughters: Charlotte Jessie of Salem, Mo. and Barbara Kleidon; a brother: Merle of Lakewood, Calif.; a sister: Lorene Goff of Jacksonville; and a sister in law: Shirley Owdom of Jacksonville.; Preceded by a son; three brothers; and a sister.

MENEZES, Harry L.; b: 7 Mar 1915, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 17 May 1986, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery; M: Rose Woods on 11 Apr 1935 in Jacksonville, Il.; FA: Edward Menezes; MO: Julia Carter; Resident of 1112 King St., Jacksonville; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. George (Patricia Louise) Barker of Springfield and Mrs. Jim (Mary) Williams of Jacksonville; six sisters: Mrs. Marie Brogdon, Mrs. Clara Mayner, Mrs. Claude (Evelyn) Flatt, Mrs. Elizabeth Freitag, all of Jacksonville, and Mrs. Floyd (Anna) Conner of Highridge, Mo. and Stella Smith of Seneca, Miss.; and six grandchildren.; Preceded by his parents; a daughter: Carole; and an infant son: Harry L. Jr.

MENEZES, Lelia (unknown maiden name); b: 27 Apr 1907, Alexander, Il.; d: 27 Nov 1995, Peoria, Il. (Proctor Commty Hosp); Bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville; M: Frank C. Menezes on 4 Jun 1927 in Springfield, Il.; Resident of West Peoria, Il.; Survived by a son: Frank "Bo" Menezes Jr. of West Peoria; a daughter: Delores Anderson of Urbana; twin grandsons and a great granddaughter.; Preceded by three brothers; and two sisters.

MENEZES, Nellie Louise (Wemken); b: 19 Jul 1932, White Hall, Il.; d: 28 May 1990, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: [Cremated] White Hall Cemetery; M: Merle Frank Menezes on 27 Nov 1948 in Jacksonville, Il.; FA: John Henry Wemken; MO: Iva Jones; Resident of 1412 S. Diamond St., Jacksonville; Survived by her husband; two sons: Merle Frank II of Mountlake Terrace, Wash. and John Andrew of Council Bluffs, Ia.; a daughter: Lisa Rialto of California; five grandchildren; two brothers: Dean Wemken of Vallejo, Calif. and Edward Grimsley of Phoenix, Ariz.; and two sisters: Pat Rolofson of Clinton and Bernice Anderson of Long Beach, Calif.; Preceded by two brothers and a sister.

MENEZES, Ruth; b: 12 Mar 1898. Jacksonville, Il.; d: 18 Jan 1981, Jacksonville, Il. (Modern Care Nursing Home); Bu: Jacksonville East Cemetery; FA: William Menezes; MO: Mary Fernandes; Resident of Modern Care Nursing Home; formerly of 243 Prospect, Jacksonville; Survived by two nephews: Frank Menezes Jr. of Peoria and Dr. Francis Angel of Jacksonville; and two nieces: Mrs. Orlin (Delores) Anderson of Jacksonville and Mrs. Gene (Catherine) Potter of Calif.

MENG, Bessie (Cooley); b: 3 Jan 1891, Douglas, Kans.; d: 25 May 1989, Carlinville, Il. (Country Care Cntr); Bu: Oak Wood Cemetery, Greenfield, Il.; M: Frank J. Meng on 23 Sep 1914 in St. Louis, Mo.; FA: William Cooley; MO: JoAnna Earle; Husband preceded on 22 Nov 1957; Former resident of Greenfield; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Francis (Marie) Griffin of Greenfield; a son: William C. of Carlinville; six grand and nine great grandchildren.; Preceded by two brothers: William Bly and Ebby Cooley.

MENG, Elwood B.; b: 19 Nov 1909; d: 27 Jul 1983, Carrollton, Il. (Boyd Mem Hosp); Bu: Oak Wood Cemetery; M: Doris L. Hart; FA: Fred L. Meng; MO: Lucie Bauer; Resident of rural Greenfield; Surviving are his wife; a son: Elwood "Jay" Jr., of rural Greenfield; three sisters: Kay Lynn of Palacious, Tex.; Eileen Dewey of Northbrook; and Jeanette Gable of Medora; a brother: Floyd Meng of Englewood, Ohio; and two grandsons.

MENG, Lucie B. (Bauer); b: 17 Aug 1885, Hagaman, Il.; d: 31 Jul 1976, Carrollton, Il. (Boyd Mem Hosp); Bu: Oak Wood Cemetery, Greenfield, Il.; M: Fred L. Meng on 14 Mar 1907; FA: Louis W. Bauer; MO: Mary Catherine Albin; Husband preceded in 1950; Resident of Greenfield; Survived by three daughters: Kay Olsen of Palacious, Tex., Eileen Dewey of Northbrook and Jeanette Gable of Medora; two sons: Elwood B. of Greenfield and Floyd of Niles, Mich.; eight grand and six great grandchildren; and two brothers: Grover and Virgil Bauer, both of Greenfield.; Preceded by four sisters and a brother.

MENGE, Henry C.; b: 21 Jan 1917, Beardstown, Il.; d: 14 Jul 1996, Sarasota, Fla.; Bu: Palms Memorial Park, Sarasota, Fla.; M: Aleta : Resident of Sarasota for 19 years; formerly of Routlette, Penn.; Survived by his wife; two stepdaughters: Twila Perry of Denison, Tex. And Roberta Snyder of Penfield, Pa.; a stepson: Jesse Roboski Jr. of Belfast, N. Y.; six grand and four great grandchildren; two sisters: Alma Walters of Arenzville and Rosemary Floyd of Chatham; and a brother: Charles of Arenzville.

MENGE, Ruth (Trip); b: 28 Jul 1935, Warsaw, Il.; d: 27 Jul 1981, Keokuk, Ia.; Bu: Oakland Cemetery, Warsaw, Il.; FA: Raymond Trip; MO: Lula Shipe; Former resident of Arenzville; Surviving are a son, Robert, at home; a brother: five sisters. Preceding were her parents, three daughters and a son. [Persons wishing to give memorials are to contact Mrs. Menge's sister, Norma Guy at RR2, Box 58, Keokuk, Iowa.]

MENOUGH, Pearl A. Christison (Northcutt); b: 22 Jun 1895, Scott Co., Il.; d: 11 Aug 1992, Jacksonville, Il. (Convalescent Cntr); Bu; Memorial Lawn Cemetery; M: 1) Harry Christison on 28 Jun 1913 2) Oliver F. Menough on 9 Aug 1952; FA: George Northcutt; MO: Sarah Wallace; 1st husband died 7 Dec 1950; 2nd died 8 Sep 1971; Resident of Jacksonville; Survived by two nephews: Raymond Hayes and Delbert Hayes, both of Jacksonville.; Preceded by a brother and three sisters.

MENTLER, Blanche I. (Sheridan); b: 29 Apr 1906, Kewanee, Mo.; d: 21 Dec 1989, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery; F: Fay B. Mentler on 4 Jun 1932; FA: James Sheridan; MO: Laura Hilliard; Husband preceded on 14 Nov 1989; Resident of 1011 W. Lafayette Ave., Jacksonville; Survived by two sons: John S. of Denver and Michael J. of Dallas; a daughter: Mrs. Bill (Julie) Edley of Macomb; eight grand and five great grandchildren.; Preceded by three sisters and three brothers.

MENTLER, Fay B.; b: 18 Aug 1905, Centralia, Il.; d: 14 Nov 1989, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery; M: Blanche Sheridan on 4 Jun 1932 in Springfield, Il.; FA: John Mentler; MO: Ada Marie Beck; Resident of 1011 W. Lafayette Ave., Jacksonville; Survived by his wife; two sons: John S. of Denver, Colo. And Michael J. of Dallas, Tex.; a daughter: Mrs. Bill (Julie) Edley of Macomb; eight grand and five great grandchildren.; Preceded by a brother and a sister.

MENTLER, Janet Sue (Clardy); b: 2 Nov 1940, Jonesboro, Il.; d: 12 Jan 1996, Denver, Colo.; Bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville; M: John S. Mentler on 7 May 1961 in Jacksonville, Il.; FA: Fred Clardy; MO: Freda Lindsey; Resident of 4454 S. Willow St., Denver, Colo.; Survived by her husband; two daughters: Jull S. Wyle of Decatur and Mrs. Michael (Jana) Savoie of Charlton, Mass.; a son: John S. Mentler II of Denver, Colo.; six grandchildren; one great grandson; and a sister: Marilyn Smith of Jacksonville.; Preceded by a brother: Fred Clardy.

MERCER, Robert L.; b: 8 May 1923, Vermont, Il.; d: 22 Mar 1988, Wichita, Kans. (St. Francis Reg Med Cntr); Bu: Blackburn Cemetery, Brooklyn Il.; M: Marcella Sargent on 4 Apr 1953 in Rushville, Il.; FA: Glen Mercer; MO: Pearl Lybarger; Wife preceded in Feb 1974; Resident of Wichita; formerly of Littleton, Il.; Survived by a daughter: Naomi Mercer of Mt. Sterling; and a brother: Earl of Jonesborough, Tex.

MERCIEL, Bertha; b: 3 Dec 1885, St. Francis Co., Mo.; d: 11 Jul 1983, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery; FA: James Merciel; MO: Emma Ogel; Former resident of Sullivan, Mo.; Surviving are a nephew: Robert Pierson of Herrin, and a niece, Mrs. Jean Zari of Northbrook.

MEREDITH, Jack K.; b: 18 Nov 1916, Detroit, Mich.; d: 11 Nov 1994, Winter Haven, Fla.; M: Alice Mason in 1938; FA: Lee Earl Meredith; MO: Elizabeth Knust; Resident of Winter Haven, Fla.; formerly of Moline, Il.; WWII Army Vet.; Survived by his stepmother: Bertha Givens of Galesburg; a brother: Robert F. of Chillicothe; a sister: Mrs. Jack (Bette) Gleich of Chillicothe; a niece; and five nephews.; Preceded by his parents; his wife; a half sister: Maybelle Kerr; and a brother: Ronald Lee.

MEREDITH, Maurice Schewe; b: 17 Aug 1910, near Beardstown, Il.; d: 6 Nov 1995, Washington, D. C.; Bu: [Cremated] St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Beardstown, Il.; FA: Herman Schewe; MO: Mathilda Lebkuecher; Resident of Washington; formerly of Beardstown; Survived by a son: Paul Yarrington of Albuquerque, N.M.; three grandchildren; and several cousins.; Preceded by a brother: Paul.

MEREDITH, Paul E.; b: 16 Jul 1904, near Beardstown, Il.; d: 21 Jul 1983, Tucson, Ariz.; Bu: St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Beardstown, Il.; FA: Herman Schewe; MO: Matilda Lebkuecher; Army Vet.; Survivors include a brother: Maurice M. of Washington, D. C. and numerous cousins.

MERIDITH, Russell Darrell; b: 20 Jan 1923, Sandoval, Il.; d: 29 Nov 1996, Marion, Il. (Veteran's Med Cntr); Bu: Miners Cemetery, Rayalton, Il.; M: 1) Katherine Bush 2) Wilma Langford Jackson; FA: James Meredith; MO: Jennie Leith; 1st wife preceded; Resident of Harrisburg; formerly of Virginia; WWII Vet.; Survived by his wife; two sons: Roger of Decatur and David of Augusta, Mo.; four step sons: Jerry, Murray, Albert and Steve Jackson; three grandchildren; a great grandson; a brother: Richard Meredith of Ariz.; and four sisters: Marie Smith and Erma James, both of Arizona, Dorothy Lusch of Odin and Juanita Corson of Sandoval.

MERFEN, Glenna (Swan); b: 3 Dec 1928, Beardstown, Il.; d: 3 Sep 1995, Beardstown, Il.; Bu: Beardstown City Cemetery; M: Arthur W. Merfen on 23 Feb 1946 in Rushville, Il.; FA: Robert Swan; MO: Dorothy Fritz; Husband preceded; Resident of Beardstown; Survived by her father of Beardstown; four daughters: Maizie Meyer, Janet Jones, Kathy Graham and Charyll Surratt, all of Beardstown; 14 grand and 16 great grandchildren; a brother: Bob Swan of Beardstown; and two sisters: Peggy Morgan and Sally Swan, both of Beardstown.; Preceded by her mother; three grandchildren and a sister.

MERKER, Constance (Foreman); b: 11 Sep 1932, d: 30 Nov 1978, Iowa City, Iowa; FA: Orville Foreman; MO: Helen Cleary; Survived by her mother of Jacksonville; two daughters: Meghan and Rachael; a sister: Margaret Cohn of Athens, Ohio; and a brother: Edward "Mike" Foreman of Minneapolis, Minn.

MERMANN, Frank W.; b: 14 Jul 1900, Carlinville, Il.; d: 2 May 1982, Springfield, Il. (Memorial Med Cntr); Bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, Il.; M: Margaret Boyd Miller in 1966; FA: John Mermann; MO: Bertha Elder; Resident of Virginia, Il.; Surviving are his wife; a daughter: Dorothy Elliott of Oregon City, Ore.; a son: Willard of Marion, Ohio; three stepchildren: Dorothy Tribble of Fort Meade, Md.; Floyd Miller of Beardstown and C. R. Miller of Virginia; 14 grand and 30 great grand and two great-great grandchildren; five sisters: Agnes Martin of Marion, Ohio; Myrtle Birchett of Ashland, Ohio; Ann Traub of Springfield; Lucille Scott of Carlinville and Viola Amel of Alton.

MERMANN, Margaret (Boyd); b: 15 Jan 1909, Cass Co., Il.; d: 20 May 1983, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, Il.; FA: George Boyd; MO: Laura Leonard; Survived by three children: Dorothy Tribble of Ft. Mead, Mdl, Floyd Miller of Beardstown and Charles Miller of Beardstown; and a brother: Thomas Boyd of Fiffin, Ohio; a sister: Dorothy Mikesell of Warsaw, Ohio; eight grand and 12 great grandchildren.

MERNIN, Edward J.; b: 16 Sep 1923, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 28 Jan 1996, Chicago, Il. (Swedish Convent Hosp); Bu: Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville; FA: Thomas W. Mernin; MO: Irene Kelly; Resident of Chicago; formerly of Jacksonville; Army Vet.; Survived by two sisters: Agnes Ryan of Chicago and Helen Albright of Maywood; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by his parents and a brother: Thomas.

MERRELL, Donald; b: 24 Jan 1956, Houston, Tex.; d: 5 Sep 1978, west of Springfield; Bu: St. Augustine Cemetery, Ashland, Il.; FA: Donald Merrell; MO: Shirley Sperry; Resident of Tallula, Il.; Army Vet.; Survived by his father; his mother and stepfather: Mrs. & Mrs. James Hermes of Tallula; four brothers: Michael of Springfield, Stephen of Tallula, Sp4 Tony of Ft. Hood, Tex. And Arthur of Tallula; a sister: Mrs. Sharon Sheppard of Tallula; his maternal grandmother: Mrs. Laura Sperry of Petersburg; and his paternal grandmother: Mrs. Theresia Kuchar of Springfield.

MERRIETT, Helen (Miller); b: 14 Mar 1910, Sangamon Co., Il.; d: 26 Nov 1994, Springfield, Il. (Memorial Med Cntr); Bu: Union Cemetery, Lincoln, Il.; M: Carroll Merriett on 27 Aug 1932 in rural Loami, Il.; FA: John Miller; MO: Martha Lindsay; Resident of Lincoln; formerly of Springfield; Survived by her husband; two daughters: Mrs. Leslie (Evelyn) Last of Lincoln and Mrs. Kenneth (Carolyn) Karnes of Groveland; three brothers: Herschel of Loami, Harold of Louisville, Ky. and Frank Miller of Waverly; five grand and 11 great grandchildren.

MERRICK, Raymond J.; b: 27 Aug 1900, VanWert Co., Ohio; d: 13 Aug 1983, Browning, Il.; Bu: Browning Cemetery; M: Hope Trone on 6 Nov 1939 in Crown Point, Ind.; FA: John Alonzo Merrick; MO: Adeline Anderson; Surviving are his wife; two sons: Steve Astoria and Robert of Centreville, Va.; a daughter: Mrs. Judy Jennings of Springfield; eight grandchildren and a great grandson; four sisters: Mrs. Blanch Britton; Mrs. Faye Clark and Mrs. Eva Woods, all of Tennessee; and Mrs. Mabel Nivison of New Port Richie, Fla.

MERRILL, James R.; b: 4 Nov 1909, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 26 Jan 1994, Santa Barbara, Calif. (Cottage Hosp); Bu: [Cremated] Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville; M: Anna Margaret Vannier on 24 Jun 1935 in Jacksonville, Il.; FA: George Merrill; MO: Ellen Russel; Resident of 114 Eucalyptus Circle, Santa Barbara, Calif.; Survived by his wife.

MERRILL, Theodore T.; b: 11 Nov 1904, Roodhouse, Il.; d: 9 Jun 1986, Williamsburg, Virginia; Bu: Arlington, Va.; M: 1) Mary Rebecca Hubbard 2) Billie Jo Kraft; FA: Frank Merrill Sr.; 1st wife preceded; Resident of Williamsburg, Va.; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Anne Dobson of Virginia Beach, Va. And Mary Harris of Richard, Va.; and eight grandchildren; three sisters: Virginia Merrill of Evanston, Elizabeth Howe of Elmhurst and Mrs. William H. (Jean) Wolfe of Roodhouse.; Preceded by two brothers.

MERRILL, Thomas Kenneth; b: 4 Apr 1908, Jerseyville, Il.; d: 29 Dec 1988, Winchester, Il. (Scott Co. Nursing Home); M: 1) Christine Abein in 1930 in Jerseyville, Il. 2) Martha Snodgrass in 1946 in Jerseyville, Il. 3) Nellie Lane in 1979 in Jerseyville, Il.; FA: Harvey Merrill; MO: Katherine Sullivan; All wives preceded, 3rd in 1982; Resident of Winchester; formerly of Jerseyville; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Clifford (Hazel) Cody of Winchester; a son: John Merrill of Belleville; 11 grand and 14 great grandchildren.; Preceded by a grandchild: Ann Cody; and a sister: Helen Oberlin.

MERRIMAN, Archie I.; b: 11 Sep 1899, Scott Co., Il.; d: 5 Aug 1976, Springfield, Il. (Memorial Med Cntr); Bu: Hillcrest Cemetery, near Bluffs, Il.; M: Nina Morris; FA: John Merriman; MO: Caroline Vannier; Wife preceded in Apr 1974; Resident of Oxville, Il.; Survived by four sons: John of Springfield and Dean, Donald and James, all of Bluffs; five daughters: Mrs. Charles (Delmo) Burger of Jacksonville, Mrs. Vance (June) Kesterson and Mrs. Delbert (Betty) Reed, both of Bluffs, Mrs. Joseph (Marjorie) Kirkham of Jacksonville and Mrs. James (Patricia) Sheley of Springfield; 17 grand and two great grandchildren; three sisters: Mrs. James (Nina) Hamilton of Wood River, Mrs. Ralph (Bess) Reichert of Roxanna and Mrs. Everett (Mabel) Likes of Meredosia.; Preceded by a son, two brothers and a sister.

MERRIMAN, Cecil (Priest); b: 18 Feb 1891, Scott Co., Il.; d: 16 Mar 1978, Winchester, Il. (Scott Co. Nursing Home); Bu: Fairview Cemetery, Bluffs, Il.; M: Oscar Merriman on 31 Aug 1913 in Naples, Il.; FA: John Priest; MO: Marilda Wilson; Husband preceded in 1975; Former rural Bluffs resident; Survived by these children: Earl, Norris and Mrs. Eileen Morris, all of Bluffs; six grand and six great grandchildren; a sister: Hazel Schilson of Quincy; and a half sister: Mrs.John Becker of Springfield.; Preceded by a brother; a sister; two half brothers; and a half sister.

MERRIMAN, Charles E.; b: 13 Feb 1916, Greene Co., Il.; d: 25 Feb 1989, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Dayton Cemetery, Eldred, Il.; M; Mildred Cook on 4 Oct 1938 in Bowling Green, Mo.; FA: Thomas Merriman; MO: Edith Long; Resident of Carrollton; WWII Marine Corps Vet.; Survived by his wife; three daughters: Mrs. Retha Johnson of Alton, Mrs. Elizabeth Curtis of Jacksonville and Mrs. Brenda Clendenen of Eldred; three sons: Russell of Carrollton, Gordon of Carrollton and Harvey Sr. of Eldred; 16 grand and six great grandchildren; and a brother: Calvin of Eldred.; Preceded by three sons: Charles, Troy and Larkin; two sisters: Dorothy Taylor and Eliza Ruyle; and a brother: Harvey.

MERRIMAN, Francis L. "Smokie"; b: 30 Jul 1927, Virginia, Il.; d: 10 Oct 1991, Springfield, Il. (Memorial Med Cntr); Bu: Camp butler National Cemetery, Springfield, Il.; M: Rose M. ; FA: Harvey Merriman; MO: Lena Colford; Resident of Springfield; Vet.; Survived by his wife; a son: Vincent of Springfield; a stepson: Elliott McKinley of Springfield; a stepdaughter: Marci Chapman of Frederick; a granddaughter; a grandson; three brothers: Bert, Harvey and Norman, all of Beardstown; two sisters: Margaret Wester of Virginia and Virginia Strode of Springfield; and several nieces and nephews.

MERRIMAN, Harvey; b: 19 Dec 1888, Greene Co., Il.; d: 18 Feb 1979, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, Il.; M: Lena Colford; FA: Francis Merriman; MO: Mary Pistole; Resident of Virginia; Survived by his wife; these children: Mrs. Margaret Wester, Bert and Norman Merriman, all of Virginia, Virginia Strode and Francis Merriman of Springfield and Harvey, Jr. of Beardstown; 18 grand and 15 great grandchildren.; Preceded by a son.

MERRIMAN, Harvey A.; b: 12 Dec 1921, Greene Co., Il.; d: 17 Aug 1981, Lebanon, Mo. (Nursing Home); Bu: Missouri; M: Elizabeth Horback in Sep 1960; FA: Thomas Merriman; MO: Edith V. Long; Former resident of Carrollton; living in St. Robert, Mo.; 30 yr Army Vet.; Surviving are his wife; two brothers: Charles and Calvin, both of Carrollton; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by his parents and two sisters.

MERRIMAN, Janet (Schuetz); b: Rushville, Il.; d: 21 Jan 1978, Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Med Cntr); M: Col. Fayette Merriman; FA: William Schuetz; Husband preceded; Was 62 years old at death; Survived by these children: William of Oregon, Mrs. Marsha Dopke of Delavan, Wis., Mrs. Janet C. Wilson of Oceanside, Calif. and Mary Nell Merriman of Salt Lake City, Utah; and 16 grandchildren; and two sisters: Mrs. Norma Festant of Burlingame, Calif. and Mrs. Marian Doyle of Long Beach, Calif.

MERRIMAN, Kathryn (Cook); b: 23 Jun 1923, Beardstown, Il.; d: 2 May 1990, Rushville, Il. (Culbertson Mem Hosp); Bu: Beardstown City Cemetery; M: Harvey Merriman on 14 Oct 1941 in Palmyra, Mo.; FA: Velmer L. Cook; MO: Kathryn Ashbaker; Resident of 905 Monroe St., Beardstown; Survived by her husband; two daughters: Maxine Hester of Beardstown and Linda Knott of Kankakee; two sons: Gary and Kenny, both of Beardstown; seven grand and two great grandchildren; and a brother: Bill Cook of Rock Island.; Preceded by her parents.

MERRIMAN, LaBelle (Vannier); b: 16 Jan 1898, Bluffs, Il.; d: 8 Jan 1984, Jacksonville, Il. (Meline Nursing Home); Bu: Trinity Church Cemetery, Neelyville, Il.; M: Harry C. Merriman; FA: George Vannier; MO: Johannah Hubbert; Former resident of 152 Caldwell, Jacksonville; Husband preceded in 1968; Surviving are a daughter: Mrs. Leland (Carla Jo) Ruh of Jacksonville; a son: Don Lee of Rockford; four grandchildren: Janet Ruh Rafferty of Springfield, Paul Ruh of Jacksonville, Terry Lee and Donald Lee Merriman of Rockford; six great grandchildren.; Preceded by a brother Paul and three sisters: Ida, Cora and Lena.

MERRIMAN, Lena (Colford); b: 22 Jan 1894, Liverpool, England; d: 15 Dec 1985, Virginia, Il.; Bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, Il.; M: Harvey Merriman in 1919 in New York City, N. Y.; FA: Charles Colford; MO: Helen Wilson; Husband preceded in 1979; Resident of Virginia; Survived by the following children: Mrs. Nelta (Virginia) Storde and Mrs. Sam (Margaret) Wester of Virginia, Bert and Francis "Smokey" of Springfield, Harvey and Norman "Pee Wee" of Beardstown, 19 grand, 23 great grandchildren and a great-great grandchild.; Preceded by a son, three brothers and four sisters.

MERRIMAN, Michael L.; b: 13 Nov 1947, Beardstown, Il.; d: 23 Feb 1987, Virginia, Il.; Bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia; FA: Norman Merriman; MO: Joan Severns; Resident of Virginia; Survived by his parents of Beardstown; seven brothers: Tom of Tempe, Ariz., Jim of Phoenix, Ariz., Chris of Beardstown, Larry, Bill and Rovvie of Virginia and Bert of Tallula; and a sister: Mrs. Judy Gilbert of Jacksonville; and several nieces and nephews.

MERRIS, Raymond; b: 23 Jan 1907, Bluffs, Il.; d: 22 Mar 1979; Bu: Roselawn Memory Gardens, Bethalto, Il.; M: Edith Gilman; FA: Edward Merris; MO: Grace Thompson; Resident of Cottage Hill; formerly of Bluffs.

MERRIS, Robert William; d: 9 Jan 1983, Lawrence Co., Il.; Bu: Green Cemetery, near Bluffs, Il.; FA: Harold Merris; MO: Judy Johnson; Resident of Allendale, Il; killed in an accident; Was 19 years old at death; Survived by a brother: Kyle; a maternal grandmother; Margaret Hobson of Jacksonville; and a paternal grandmother, Helen Merris of Bluffs.

MERRIS, Zita M.; b: 7 Dec 1899, Bluffs, Il.; d: 7 Nov 1986, Bluffs, Il.; Bu: Green Cemetery, Bluffs; FA: Royal D. Merris; MO: Ella Doyle; Resident of Bluffs; Survived by three nephews: Robert D. Merris of Bluffs, William D. Merris of Jacksonville and Harold C. Merris of Allendale; two nieces: Dorothy Merris Smith of Plymouth, N. H. and Donna R. Merris of New York, N. Y.; and a sister in law: Helen Merris of Bluffs.; Preceded by two brothers: Charles and Donald Merris.

MERRITT, Clarence A.; b: 14 Dec 1899, Beardstown, Il.; d: 20 Dec 1976, Beardstown, Il. (Hosp); Bu: Bader Cemetery, near Browning, Il.; M: Myrtle F. Stanbaugh on 28 Aug 1937 in Rensselaer, Ind.; FA: Elzie Merritt; MO: Flora Buck; Resident of 1000 Wall St., Beardstown; Survived by his wife; a son: Merrill of Petersburg; a step son: Major G. K. Schuman of Scott AFB, Belleville, Il.; two step granddaughters; two step great grand daughters; a step great grandson; two nephews; and a niece.

MERRITT, Jessie M. (Burnett); b: 1883, Ripley, Il.; d: 11 Dec 1976, Camp Point, Il.; Bu: near Ripley, Il.; M: Elisha C. Merritt; FA: Hosea Burnett; MO: Mary E. Thompson; Husband preceded in 1961; Former resident of Mt. Sterling area; Survived by two sons: Russell of Augusta and Perry of Kewanee; seven grand and 23 great grandchildren.

MERTZEN, Ida F. (Friess); b: 19 Mar 1899, Mascoutah, Il.; d: 16 Jun 1989, Spfingfield, Il. (St. John's Hosp); Bu: Dorsey Cemetery, Perry, Il.; M: Charles Mertzen in 1917; FA: Henry G. Griess; MO: Mary Friedrichs; Husband preceded in 1936; Resident of Pittsfield; Survived by a sister: Viola Morgan of Chicago; a niece locally: Mrs. Owen (Connie) Walker of Pittsfield; and several other nieces and nephews.; Preceded by three brothers and three sisters.

MERWIN, Dorothy M. (Dugan); b: 17 May 1919, Beardstown, Il.; d: 30 Aug 1995, rural Virginia, Il.; Bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia; M: James R. Merwin on 15 Sep 1940 in rural Beardstown, Il.; FA: James Dugan; MO: Nettie Johnston; Husband preceded on 26 Jun 1993; Resident of R. R. 2, Virginia; Survived by two sons: James L. of rural Havana and Dale R. of rural Virginia; a daughter: Mrs. Daryl (Katherine V.) Keylor of Virginia; seven grand and five great grandchildren; a brother: Henry Dugan of Shingle Springs, Calif.; a niece and a nephew.; Preceded by a grandson, two brothers: Robert and Richard Dugan; and two sisters: Mary Bennett and Mildred Dugan; and a nephew.

MERWIN, James R.; b: 17 Nov 1917, Libertyville, Il.; d: 26 Jun 1993, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia; M: Dorothy Dugan on 15 Sep 1940 in rural Beardstown, Il.; FA: Louis R. Merwin; MO: Gussie Rehbein; Resident of rural Virginia; Survived by his wife; two sons: Dale R. of rural Virginia and James L. of rural Havana; a daughter: Mrs. Daryl (Katherine V.) Keylor of Virginia; seven grand and five great grandchildren; a sister: Mrs. Virgil (Mary) Beard of rural Chandlerville; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by a grandson.

MESERVE, Floe Marie (Taylor); b: 18 Oct 1897, Fairmount, Pike Co., Il.; d: 13 Nov 1989, Perry, Il.; Bu: McCord Cemetery, Perry, Il.; M: Harry A. Meserve on 8 Sep 1935 in Pittsfield, Il.; FA: Frederick Taylor; MO: Minnie May Johnson; Husband preceded on 19 Aug 1956; Resident of Perry; Survived by two stepdaughters: Mrs. Paul Cory of Quincy and Mrs. Leo (Harriet) Barner of St. Louis, Mo.; 13 step grandchildren; a niece: Lorene Finley of Arroyo Grande, Calif.; three nephews: Leslie Stevenson of Tucson, Ariz., Melvin Clemet of Baylis and Kenneth Clemet of Naples, Fla.; and 12 grandnieces and grand nephews.

MESERVEY, Harlan, H.; b: 19 Mar 1911, Brown Co., Il.; d: 31 Dec 1988, Springfield, Il. (Memorial Med Cntr); Bu: Mt. Sterling City Cemetery; M: LaFerne Weese on 20 Mar 1939; FA: Elwood Meservey; MO: Emma Stewart; Resident of Mt. Sterling; Survived by his wife; a son: Richard of Idaho Falls, Ida.; a daughter: Mary DeMoss of Gillespie; a brother: Harold of Marshall, Mich.; a sister: Bernardine Speckhardt of Quincy; and four grandchildren: Matthew, Melinda, Michael Meservey of Idaho Falls and Melissa DeMoss of Gillespie.

MESSAMORE, Lynne B. (Painter); b: 11 May 1943, Bloomington, Il.; d: 24 Jun 1994, Bloomington, Il. (St. Joseph Hosp); M: Sidney Ray Messamore on 14 Aug 1965 in Anchor, Il.; FA: Linden I. Painter; MO: Florence Beecher; Resident of Colfax; formerly of Jacksonville and Rushville; Survived by her husband; her parents of Anchor; a son: Paul Jay, at home; two daughters: Amy Leigh Messamore, at home, and Jill Rae Hlavacek of Normal; two sisters: Lynette Messamore of Decatur and Mary Bohlen of Springfield.

MESSELHISER, Raymond E.; b: 6 Feb 1913, Burwell, Neb.; d: 17 Apr 1986, Rushville, Il. (Culbertson Mem Hosp); Bu: Messerer Cemetery, near Rushville; M: Corinn Livingston on 31 Dec 1965 in Cherokee, Iowa; FA: George Messelhiser; MO: Lilliam ; Wife preceded on 1 Apr 1980; Resident of Rushville; WWII Navy Vet.; Survived by a stepdaughter: Mrs. Wayne (Gloria) Tomlinson of Rushville; a stepson: Jack L. Workman of Chillicothe; and several other relatives in the Cherokee, Iowa area.; [Formerly lived in Cherokee, Iowa, where he worked as a section hand for the Illinois Central Railroad]

MESSING, Ann (Hinrichs); b: 4 Aug 1902, Thayer, Neb.; d: 7 Jul 1978, Barry, Il. (Commty Care Cntr); Bu: Blue River Cemetery, south of Detroit, Il.; M: Otto Messing in 1925; FA: George Hinrichs; MO: Louisa Kuhlman; Husband preceded in 1961; Survived by three brothers and sisters from Bruning, Neb.: Mrs. Emma Dunse, Mrs. Ella Garrels; Henry, Fred and George, all of Hebron, Neb.

METCALF, Donna Kay; b: 20 Jul 1963, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 20 Jan 1989, Jacksonville, Il.; Bu: Jacksonville East Cemetery; M: Lila Metcalf; Resident of 845 ˝ S. East St., Jacksonville; Survived by her mother and stepfather: Louis Piercy of Jacksonville; a son: Brian Metcalf; and a daughter: Crystal Metcalf, both at home; and three stepbrothers: Jeffery Louis Piercy of North Carolina and Anthony and Gregory Scott Piercy, both of Jacksonville.

METCALF, Earl Thomas; b: 16 Dec 1902, Salem, Il.; d: 6 Jan 1991, Jacksonville, Il. (Meline Manor Nursing Home); Bu: Glasgow Cemetery; M; Helen L. Coats on 21 Jan 1929 in Salem, Il.; FA: Edward Metcalf; MO: Cora Holstlaw; Resident of Merritt, Il.; Survived by his wife; four nieces and five nephews.; Preceded by two brothers: Ora and Chancy; and three sisters: Ethel Ross, Zina Wittenborn and Opal Miller.

METCALF, Edna (Harshman); b: 28 Aug 1913, Giggsville, Il.; d: 30 May 1981, Elmhurst, Il. (Memorial Hosp); Bu: Griggsville Cemetery; Resident of Elmhurst; Survived by three daughters: Mrs. Jane Smith of Gainesville, Ga.;, Mrs. Judy Diekmann of Lake Geneva, Wis. and Mrs. Jil Bjerke of Madison, Wis.; and five grandchildren.

METCALF, George E.; b: 29 Aug 1915, Paris, Il.; d: 24 Dec 1996, Springfield, Il. (Memorial Med Cntr); Bu: Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield, Il.; M: Viola Maronto on 3 Apr 1943 in New York City, N. Y.; FA: George Edward Metcalf; MO: Sarah Jane Pigg; Resident of Decatur, Il.; WWII Army Vet. (1934-1957) Survived by his wife; a son: George L. (wife, Mary) of South Jacksonville; a grandson; and numerous nieces and nephews.; Preceded by a brother: Fran; and a sister: Thelma Parker.

METCALF, George Joseph; b: 15 Apr 1908, Kewanee, Il.; d: 21 Nov 1994, Sacramento, Calif.; Bu: Oak Hill Cemetery, Springfield, Il.; M; Mary Ellen Stephens in 1934; FA: Albert Caldwell Metcalf; MO: Maude Susan Harker; Wife preceded in 1954; Resident of Sacramento, Calif.; formerly of Jacksonville; Survived by two sons: Allan A. (wife, Donna) of Jacksonville and Robert H. (wife, Mary Beth) of Sacramento, Calif.; and six grandchildren.

METCALF, Gladys (Driver); b: 28 Oct 1893, near Greenfield, Il.; d: 5 Aug 1996, Jacksonville, Il. (Convalescent Cntr); Bu: Oak Wood Cemetery, Greenfield; M: William Metcalf on 22 Oct 1918; FA: Green Driver; MO: Mattie Bowman; Husband preceded in Apr 1986; Resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Greenfield; Survived by a daughter: Helen M. Langley of Greenfield; three grand, eight great grand and eight great-great grandchildren.; Preceded by three brothers: Judson, Clyde and Walter Driver.

METCALF, Gladys I. (Perry); b: 27 Apr 1897, Barry, Il.; d: 24 Apr 1989, Barry, Il. (Boarding Home); Bu: Park Lawn Cemetery, Barry; M: George Russell Metcalf on 31 Aug 1919 in Barry, Il.; FA: Clarence Perry; MO: Mattie Triplett; Husband preceded in Feb 1969; Resident of R. R. 1, Barry; Survived by two sons: Perry Russell of Barry and Robert Dale of Booneville, Mo.; five grandchildren: Perry Richard and George Russell II, both of Barry, and Steven and Curtis Metcalf and Cathy Lynn Lacey, all of Phoenix, Ariz.; seven great grandchildren; two nieces; and a nephew.; Preceded by a great grandson: George Russell Metcalf III; and two brothers: Earl and Percy Perry.

METCALF, Jewel (Wright); b: 18 Feb 1904, Missouri; d: 25 Feb 1976, Jacksonville, Il. (Convalescent Cntr); Bu: Jacksonville East Cemetery; M: Abraham Metcalf; FA: Roscoe Wright; Husband preceded in 1956; Former resident of 33y Madison St., Jacksonville; Survived by these children: Frances Fanning, Lyle, wife of Louis Piercy, Mary Lou, wife of Clarence Birdsell, and Albert Metcalf, all of Jacksonville, and Dixie Lee, wife of Bryan Bunch of Bluffs; 18 grandchildren.; A son, Carl and a brother, Roscoe Wright, Jr., preceded.

METCALF, Louis E.; b: 4 Jun 1899, rural Greenfield, Il.; d: 10 Jul 1992, Greenfield, Il.; Bu: Oak Wood Cemetery, Greenfield; M: Mabel Sousley on 15 Oct 1925 in Barr, Il.; FA: Joseph Albert Metcalf; MO: Minnie Melvin; Resident of Greenfield; Wife preceded on 11 Jan 1992; WWI Vet.; Survived by a daughter: Norma Clark of Friendswood, Tex.; and two grandchildren.; Preceded by a son: Robert.

METCALF, Mabel (Sousley); b: 13 Oct 1901, Fleming Co., Ky.; d: 11 Jan 1992, Carrollton, Il. (Reisch Nursing Home); Bu: Oak Wood Cemetery, Greenfield; M; Louis E. Metcalf on 15 Oct 1925 near Greenfield, Il.; FA: George Sousley; MO: Emma Calvert; Resident of Carrollton; Survived by her husband; a daughter: Norma Clark of Friendswood, Tex.; Preceded by a son: Robert; two brothers: Robert and Claude C. Sousley; and a sister: Marxie Sousley.

METCALF, William M.; b: 9 Jun 1891, Barr Township, Il.; d: 9 Apr 1986, White Hall, Il. (Hosp); Bu: Oak Wood Cemetery, Greenfield; M: Gladys G. Driver on 22 Oct 1918; FA: Albert Metcalf; MO: Minnie Melvin; Resident of Greenfield; WWI Vet.; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Robert (Helen) Langley of Greenfield; three grand children; five great grandchildren; two step great grandchildren; and a brother: Louis Metcalf of Greenfield.; Preceded by a brother: Lee.

METTERNICH, Craig S.; b: 12 Mar 1965, Park Ridge, Il.; d: 22 Jun 1992, Park Ridge, Il. (Lutheran Gen Hosp); Bu: Hillcrest Cemetery, Bluffs, Il.; FA: John Metternich; MO: JoAnn ; Resident of Glenview, Il.; Survived by his parents; a brother: Roger; two sisters: Linda and Susan Metternich; two grandmothers: Mrs. Florence Metternich of Bluffs and Mrs. Lorene Ode; an aunt; and a cousin.

METZ, Bernadine M. (Schwager) b: 21 Jul 1917, Edwardsville, Il.; d: 27 May 1978, Jacksonville, Il.; Bu: Sunset Hill Cemetery, Edwardsville; M: Harold P. Mety on 21 Aug 1934 in Edwardsville, Il.; FA: Joseph Schwager; MO: Olivia Blume; Resident of 216 E. Greenwood, Jacksonville; Survived by her husband; two children: Mrs. JoAnn Mann of Jacksonville and Mrs. Phyllis Elliott of Springfield; a sister: Mrs. Rex (Mildred) Newman of Edwardsville; 7 grandchildren: Jim, Brad, Debbie and Tammy Garner, who reside in the Metz home, and Philip, Laurie and Jackie Mann of Jacksonville; her step mother: Mrs. Verna Schwager.; Preceded by a daughter: Mary Ann.

METZ, Boyd B.; b: 23 Jan 1898, Chambersburg, Il.; d: 30 Mar 1983, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Brown Cemetery; M: Elizabeth Burgesser on 23 Jan 1917 in Mt. Sterling, Il.; FA: Henry Metz; MO: Alvira Morrison; Wife died in 1971; Resident of Chambersburg; Surviving are three nephews: Kenneth Six and Cleo Gordley of Chambersburg , and William Gordley of Mt. Sterling.; Preceded by four sisters and two brothers.

METZ, Harold "H. P."; b: 9 Feb 1913, near Marine, Il.; d: 17 Jan 1995, Jacksonville, Il.; Bu Sunset Hills Cemetery, Edwardsville, Il.; M: Bernadine Schwager on 21 Aug 1934 in St. Louis, Mo.; FA: Leto Metz; MO: Katherine Schmidt; Wife preceded on 27 May 1978; Resident of 216 E. Greenwood Ave., Jacksonville; Survived by two daughters: Jo Ann Mann of Jacksonville and Phyllis Austin of Tularosa, N. M.; seven grand and seven great grandchildren; a sister: Velma Scheibal of Edwardsville; and a brother: Leto J. Metz of South Roxana.; Preceded by an infant daughter: Mary Ann; and a brother: Eugene.

METZ, Irene D. (Dorsey); b: 5 Sep 1901, Perry, Il.; d: 7 May 1976, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Dorsey Cemetery, Perry, Il.; M: William M. Metz on 14 Feb 1920 in Perry, Il.; FA: Isaac Dorsey; MO: Marietta Burns; Resident of Versailles, Il.; Survived by her husband; the following children: Mrs. Cordella (Wilma) Logsdon of Mt. Sterling, Mrs. Darrell (Virginia) Jokisch of Jacksonville, William R. and Carl S., both of Mt. Sterling, and Orlando W. of Quincy; a sister: Mrs. Florence Walker of Jacksonville; 15 grand and 10 great grandchildren.; Preceded by three brothers.

METZ, Lysle; b: 18 Sep 1906, Toledo, Ohio; d: 17 Jul 1987, Jacksonville, Il. (Meline Nursing Home); Bu: Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville; M: Iva Marie Heriford; FA: Earl Metz; MO: Mura Wheeler; Wife preceded; Resident of Winchester; formerly of Jacksonville; WWII Navy Vet.; Survived by two sons: Gary Metz of Winchester and Michael of Toledo, Ohio; four grandchildren and a great grandchild.

METZ, Marie (Heriford); b: 21 Nov 1905, Clinton, Mo.; d: 28 Mar 1976, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Calvary Cemetery; M: Lysle Metz; FA: Marshall Heriford; MO: Nannie Briggs; Resident of 360 Marion St., Jacksonville; Survived by her husband; two children: Gary A., at home, and Michael Earl of Toledo, Ohio; a brother and sister: Moore Heriford of Rock Island and Mrs. Myrtle Williams of Jacksonville; and a grandson: Mickey Metz of Toledo, Ohio.; Preceded by three brothers and three sisters.

METZ, Millie (Dennis); b: 4 Jan 1876, Chambersburg, Il.; d: 3 Mar 1977, Jacksonville, Il. (Modern Care Nursing Home); Bu : Brown Cemetery; M: Clarence Metz on 6 Oct 1897 in Chambersburg, Il.; FA: Oscar Dennis; MO: Sally Pool; Husband preceded in Aug 1951; Resident of Chambersburg; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Helen Pool of Chambersburg and Mrs. Dorothy Smith of Galesburg; nine grand, 14 great grand and seven great-great grandchildren.

METZ, Montgomery; b: 22 Mar 1960, Pittsfield, Il.; d: 25 Jun 1993, Tuscon, Ariz. (University Med Cntr); Bu: Dorsey Cemetery, near Perry, Il.; M: Julie Steffen on 5 Sep 1984 in Hannibal, Mo.; FA: Orlando W. Metz; MO: Sue Ann Whitley; Resident of Tucson, Ariz.; Survived by a son: Adam of Quincy; his father of Ursa; his mother: Sue Wilhite of Quincy; his maternal grandmother: Mabel Whitley of Quincy; a sister: Lori Moore of Helena, Ark.; a nephew: Jerod Hill of Mt. Sterling; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

METZ, William M.; b: 27 May 1896, Pike Co., Il.; d: 28 Sep 1976, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Dorsey Cemetery, Perry, Il.; M: Irene Dorsey on 14 Feb 1920 in Perry, Il.; FA: Lincoln Metz; MO: Telitha Robinson; Wife preceded on 7 May 1976; Resident of Mt. Sterling; WWI Vet.; Survived by three sons: William R. and Carl S., both of Mt. Sterling, and Orlando W. of Quincy; two daughters: Mrs. Cordell (Wilma) Logsdon of Mt. Sterling and Mrs. Darrell (Virginia) Jokisch of Jacksonville; a brother: Owen K. of Ceres, Calif.; a sister: Mrs. Rosella Wilcox of Meredosia; 17 grand and 11 great grandchildren.; Preceded by two brothers.

METZGER, Lucien George; b: 25 May 1906; d: 18 Mar 1983, Aurora, Colo.; M: Nina ; FA: George Metzger; MO: Minnie Cowman; Formerly of Winchester; Survived by his wife, a son, Lucien Jr., and two sisters, Margaret Metzger and Mrs. Dana (Gertrude) O'Donnell, both of Winchester.; A brother preceded him.

METZGER, Margaret M.; b: 3 Sep 1901, Winchester, Il.; d: 1 Dec 1996, Winchester, Il. (Scott Co. Nursing Cntr): St. Mark's Cemetery, Winchester; FA: George Metzger; MO: Minnie Cowman; Survived by several nieces and nephews.

METZGER, Virginia (Hammitt); b: 11 Jun 1914, Perry, Il.; d: 25 Oct 1982, Carson City, Nev. (Nursing Home); Bu: Wilson Cemetery, Perry, Il.; M: Jack Metzger; FA: Cyrus Hammitt; MO: Bernice Ingels; Former Pike Co., Il. resident; Surviving are her husband; a daughter: Patricia; two sons: Donald of Memphis, Tenn. And Richard of Lake Tahoe, Calif.; five brothers: Paul of Milton; Durius of Rockport, Edwin of New Salem, Robert of Pittsfield and Wayne Hammitt of Meredosia; a sister: Mrs. Walter (Betty) Carr of Jacksonville.

MEUNIEU, Sara Shay (McDonough); b: Jacksonville, Il.; d: 12 May 1982, Springfield, Il.; (Memorial Med Cntr); Bu: Calvary Cemetery, Springfield; M: 1) Joseph F. Shay 2) Meunieu; FA: Michael J. McDonough; MO: Ann ; 1st husband preceded; Resident of Meadowlark, Il.; Survived by a son: Richard Meunieu of Fisher; three daughters: Mrs. Maureen Stone of Kansas City, Mo., Mrs. Mary Ann Wright of Prairie Village, Kans., Mrs. Sally Parnell of Springfield; 15 grandchildren; a brother: William Shay of Normal; two sisters: Sister M. Dolores Shay, A. S. C. and Sister Maureen Shay, A. S. C. of Reuma; a sister in law: Zoe Meunieu Foss of Springfield.

MEWES, Marie (DeWitt); b: 8 Jul 1893, Schuyler Co., Il.; d: 8 Mar 1977, Mt. Sterling, Il.; Bu: Mounds Cemetery, Timewell, Il.; M: Walter C. Mewes in 1917; FA: Clinton DeWitt; MO: Sarah Ellen Morrison; Resident of Mt. Sterling; Survived by these brothers and sisters: Claude DeWitt of Sarasota, Fla. and Elva Coggeshall and Alene Summey, both of Clayton; and her husband.

MEWES, Walter Christian; b: 1 Aug 1892, near Lentner, Mo.; d: 18 Jul 1991, Quincy, Il. (St. Mary's Hosp); Bu: Mound Cemetery, near Timewell, Il.; M: Helen Marie DeWitt on 3 Aug 1917 in Quincy, Il.; FA: Albert William Mewes; MO: Susie Maud Turner; Wife preceded on 8 Mar 1977; Resident of Quincy; formerly of Mt. Sterling and Timewell; Survived by a sister: Ruth Copelin of the Methodist Sunset Home in Quincy; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by two sisters and a brother.

MEYER, A. Robert "Bob"; b: 11 Dec 1922, Springfield, Il.; d: 30 Jul 1984, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield, Il.; M: Marge Basham Cruzan on 21 Jul 1968 in Jacksonville, Il.; FA: A. Fenton Meyer; MO: Zola Lindsey; Resident of 209 Richards St., Jacksonville; WWII Army Vet.; Surviving are his wife and the following children: Jack Allan Meyer of Carbondale, Scott Alouis Meyer of Jacksonville, Gary L. E. Cruzan of Bethlehem, N. C., and Mrs. Fred (Mary Cruzan) Dufour of Libertyville; nine grandchildren; and a brother: Charlie Meyer of Springfield.

MEYER, August John; b: 15 Feb 1923, Ursa, Il.; d: 10 Dec 1986, Jacksonville, Il. (Modern Care Nursing Home); Bu: New Providence Cemetery, Ursa, Il.; FA: August H. Meyer; MO: Bertha Brennecke; Resident of 524 Sandusky, Jacksonville; WWII Vet.; Survived by a brother: Harold of Jacksonville.; Preceded by two brothers.

MEYER, Bertha (Buck); b: 3 Jun 1908, Cass Co., Il.; d: 9 May 1992, Chapin, Il.; Bu: St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, near Arenzville, Il.; M: Oliver Meyer on 5 Jun 1927 near Arenzville, Il.; FA: Perry Elmer Buck; MO: Juli Ann Powers; Husband preceded on 1 Apr 1983; Survived by three sons: Wilbur of rural Beardstown and Robert Meyer of Jacksonville Beach, Fla. and Richard Ruppel of Scottsdale, Ariz.; three daughters: Mrs. Robert (Roseanne) Ommen of Chapin, Mrs. Dr. Richard (Kathleen) Hoffmann and Mrs. Michael (Marilyn) Paul, both of Peoria; two brothers: Ralph Buck of Portland, Ore. And George Buck of Beardstown; 12 grand and six great grandchildren.; Preceded by a son: Marshall; a sister: Beatrice Buck Ruppel; and a brother: Jack Buck.

MEYER, Carl E.; b: 7 Nov 1916, New Berlin, Il.; d: 22 Aug 1990, Springfield, Il. (St. John's Hosp); Bu: Woodwreath Cemetery, Island Grove, Il.; M: Edna DeVore on 24 Dec 1940 in Bowling Green, Mo.; FA: Theodore Meyer; MO: Eta Flood; Resident of R. R. 2, New Berlin; WWII Army Vet.; Survived by his wife; three sons: Donald E. of Roselle, William E. of Jacksonville and Gary D. of Poughkeepsie, N. Y.; a daughter: Mrs. Paul (Beverly) Sneath of Springfield; seven grandchildren; two brothers: Herman of Springfield and Gerald of California; two sisters: Irene Sybert of Greenview and Wilma Hammond of Springfield; and many nieces and nephews.; Preceded by a grand daughter: Michele Meyer.

MEYER, Charles Joseph; b: 26 Apr 1914, Concord, Il.; d: 27 Jul 1984, Englewood, Fla.; Bu: Englewood, Fla.; M: Virginia Oliver; FA: Charles F. Meyer; MO: Minnie Byrns Sanders; Survived by his wife and the following children: Larry of Anderson, Ind., Judy Halpin of Orlando, Fla., and Jeff Meyer of Washington; two grandchildren; four sisters: Elizabeth Sleboda of Miami, Fla.; Barbara Abernathy of Concord, Katherine Ormiston of Jacksonville, and Mignon Truax of St. Petersburg, Fla.; Preceded by a sister, Dorothy Monypenny.

MEYER, Clara Nora; b: 24 Nov 1898, Arenzville, Il.; d: 23 Jun 1979, Beardstown, Il. (Hosp); Bu: St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Beardstown; FA: Henry C. Meyer; MO: Caroline Bauyan; Resident of rural Arenzville; Survived by a sister: Irene Bowers of rural Arenzville; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by three sisters and two brothers.

MEYER, Clara M.; b: 13 Jun 1894, family farm near Carlinville, Il.; d: 3 Dec 1984, Carlinville, Il. (Barry Care Cntr); FA: Franklin Meyer; MO: Caroline Burgdorff; Survived by a sister in law: Eva Meyer of Jacksonville; two nieces: Irene Reiher of Carlinville and Anita Rohn Field of San Francisco, Calif.; and six nephews: Ernest F. Reiher of Carlinville and Walter L., Robert, William, Larry and James Meyer, all of Jacksonville; and several great nieces and nephews.

MEYER, Dale; b: 19 Nov 1943, Beardstown, Il.; d: 8 Jan 1992, Rushville, Il. (Culbertson Hosp); Bu: Browning Cemetery, Browning, Il.; M: Pauline Meyer; Resident of Rushville; Survived by a son: David of Rushville; two daughters: Michelle Smith of Rushville and Angela Trone of Frederick; a brother: Robert of Beardstown; and three sisters: Gloria Roegge of Beardstown, Royna Stambaugh of Frederick and Marilyn Brown of Chicago.; Preceded by his mother and two brothers: Jack and Ronnie.

MEYER, Elda Marie; b: 9 Oct 1906, near Meredosia, Il.; d: 27 Aug 1996, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery; FA: Louis Meyer; MO: Henrietta Kingston; Resident of Jacksonville; Survived by two nieces: Mrs. O. J. (Catherine) Klinkerman, whom she raised in her home, and Sandra Stewart, both of Jacksonville; a nephew: Louis Piercy of Jacksonville; and a great nephew: Jeffrey Piercy of Ft. Bragg, N. C., both of whom she raised in her home; and several other nieces and nephews.; Preceded by a brother: Wilbur J. Meyer; and two sisters: Olga L. Piercy and Johannah Meyer in infancy.

MEYER, Dorothy S. (Simpkin); b: 1 Aug 1901, Griggsville, Il.; d: 30 Nov 1982, Moline, Il. (Lutheran Hosp); Bu: Kinderhook Cemetery; M: Paul E. Meyer on 6 Jun 1925 in Bowling Green Mo.; FA: Thomas Simpkin; MO: Minnie Longnecker; Resident of R. R. 1, Orion, Il.; formerly of Kinderhook; Surviving are her husband; a son: Fred of Esconnaba, Mich.; two daughters: Mrs. Calvin (Alice) Kain of Orion and Mrs. George (Nancy) Petrasko of Appleton, Wis.; five grand and six great grandchildren.; Preceded by a brother and a sister. [Member of the Quincy D. A. R. Chapter]

MEYER, Eva M. (Johnson); b: 12 Mar 1898, Monticello, Ky.; d: 9 Feb 1989, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery; M: Walter H. Meyer on 23 Apr 1921 in Jacksonville, Il.; FA: John Johnson; MO: Eliza Abner; Husband preceded in 1980; Resident of 1050 N. Fayette, Jacksonville; Survived by five sons: Dr. Walter L., Robert J., William D., J. Larry and James E. Meyer, all of Jacksonville; 9 grandchildren; two brothers: Ralph Johnson of Jacksonville and Kenneth Johnson of Bellflower, Calif.; and a sister: Betty Green of Jacksonville.; Preceded by three sisters and four brothers.

MEYER, Floyd R. "Doc"; b: 4 Aug 1917, Calhoun Co., Il.; d: 21 Dec 1996, White Hall, Il. (North American Nursing Home); Bu: Silver Creek Cemetery, north of Kampsville, Il.; M: Helen R. Gansz on 5 Oct 1940; FA: Joseph Meyer; MO: Lela Drake; Wife preceded in 1990; Resident of Eldred, Il.; WWII Navy Vet.; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Richard (Linda) Ulery of Carrollton and Mrs. Edward (Ellen) Logsdon of Eldred; two grand and two great grandchildren.; Preceded by three brothers: Homer, Asil and Ira; three sisters: Edna Waters, Goldie Chapman and Zella Gansz; and a grandson.

MEYER, Francis H.; b: 29 Jun 1910, Carrollton, Il.; d: 1 Jun 1977, Springfield, Il. (Memorial Med Cntr); Bu: St. John's Cemetery, Carrollton; M: Lila Frances Swann on 29 Aug 1936; FA: Bernard Meyer; MO: Margaret Ablen; Resident of rural Carrollton; Survived by his wife; the following children: Miss Margaret Meyer, Mrs. Joe (Theresia) Pond, Bernard and Reginald Meyer, all of Carrollton, Ronald Meyer of Red Oak, Iowa and James Meyer of Bloomington; six grandchildren; following brothers and sisters: Louis Meyer of Carrollton, Clement Meyer of Little Rock, Ark., Mrs. Lena Pranger and Mrs. Anna Smith, both of Carrollton, Mrs. Agnes Schmidt of Kane and Sister Mary Cecil Meyer of Newton, Il.; Preceded by two sisters.

MEYER, Frederick H.; b: 25 Feb 1943, St. Louis, Mo.; d: 26 May 1976, St. Charles, Mo.; Bu: Pine Tree Cemetery, near Patterson, Il.; M: Sylvia Rainey; FA: Herman Meyer; MO: Grace Henson; Resident of St. Charles, Mo.; Survived by his wife; the following children: Lara, Fred, Vince and Mathew, all at home; a brother: William Puckett of Great Falls, Mont.; three sisters: Marjorie Smith of Carlinville, Mrs. Henry (Jewel) Claus of White Hall and Mrs. Norman (June) Ditch of St. Charles, Mo.; and his mother: Sylvia Henson of St. Charles.

MEYER, Grace Ellen (Curry); b: 31 Jul 1884, Brown Co., Il.; d: 26 Dec 1978, Mt. Sterling, Il. (Modern Care Nursing Home); Bu: Mt. Sterling City Cemetery; M: Cyril J. Meyer in 1904 in Springfield, Il.; FAL Beverly N. Curry; MO: Fairy Bell Crawford; Husband preceded on 5 Oct 1933; Survived by a son: Dr. C. J. Meyer of Macomb; a daughter: Mrs. Harold (Pat) Lorton of Mt. Sterling; two sisters: Naomi Curry and Ida Curry, both of Mt. Sterling; six grand and 12 great grandchildren.; Preceded by a son, three brothers and two sisters.

MEYER, Harold Leon "Lee"; d: 29 Aug 1990, Tucson, Ariz.; Bu Holy Hope Cemetery, Tucson, Ariz.; M: Anastasia ; Resident of Tucson; was 72 years old at death; Survived by his wife of Tucson; three daughters: Carol Schiavone of Fresno, Calif. and Jennifer Sparks and Deborah Johnson, both of Tucson; a son: Terry of Oxnard, Calif.; eight grand and five step grandchildren; and a sister: Helen Cook of Jacksonville.

MEYER, Helen Marie (Bryant); b: 20 Dec 1956, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 24 Nov 1989, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Lutheran Cemetery, Arenzville, Il.; M: Bernie Meyer on 26 Jun 1982 in Arenzville, Il.; FA: Allie Bryant; MO: Elizabeth Haney; Resident of rural Arenzville; Survived by her husband; her father and stepmother: Ellen Bryant; four children, all at home: Neal 6, Allison Eileen 4, Christian Lawrence 2 and Cory William 1; and a sister: Mrs. Lee (Mildred) Roberts of Versailles.; Preceded by her mother and a sister.

MEYER, Herman Henry; b: 14 Jul 1899, Mason Co., Il.; d: 8 Jan 1978, Springfield, Il. (Memorial Med Cntr); Bu: Laurel Hill Cemetery, Havana, Il.; M: Eula Masten Hinrich; on 28 Jul 1955 in Petersburg, Il.; FA: Fred Meyer; MO: Dorthea VonEngle; Resident of rural Ashland; Survived by his wife; a step daughter: Mrs. Loretta Eden of Oregon, Ill., along with these stepsons: Roland Hinrich of Havana, Russell Hinrich of Petersburg and James Hinrich of Vermont, Il.; 12 grandchildren.; Preceded by four brothers and three sisters.

MEYER, Homer "Granger"; b: 29 Jan 1903, Kampsville, Il.; d: 22 Feb 1994, Jerseyville, Il. (Jersey Care Cntr); Bu: Silver Creek Cemetery, north of Kampsville, Il.; FA: Joseph Meyer; MO: Lela F. Drake; Resident of Calhoun Co., Il.; WWII Army Vet.; Survived by a brother: Floyd "Doc" Meyer of Eldred and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by two brothers: Asil and Ira; and three sisters: Edna Waters, Goldie Chapman and Zella Gansz.

MEYER, Ira "Dude"; b: 7 Sep 1911, Greene Co., Il.; d: 2 Jun 1977, Greene Co., Il.; Bu: Silver Creek Cemetery, Kampsville, Il.; FA: Joseph Meyer; MO: Lela Drake; Resident of Eldred and Hillview; Survived by the following brothers and sisters: Floyd "Doc" Meyer of Eldred, Homer Granger Meyer of Kampsville, Mrs. Goldie Chapman of Shipman and Mrs. Zella Gansz of Kampsville.; Preceded by a sister and a brother.

MEYER, Jeremy Christopher; b: 17 Oct 1982, Jerseyville, Il.; d: 25 Jul 1987, Springfield, Il. (St. John's Hosp); FA: Jerry Meyer; MO: Peggy Boes; Resident of Carrollton; Survived by two sisters: Carrie and Michelle; paternal grandmother: Vera Vetter of Kampsville; maternal grandparents: Harold and Geraldine Boes of Frankfort, Mo.; maternal great grandmother: Mrs. Georgia Brown of Winchester.; Preceded by his paternal grandfather: C. Walter Meyer.

MEYER, Katheryn L. (Hansen); b: 26 Sep 1901, Belltown, Il.; d: 14 Jul 1993, Quincy, Il. (Blessing Hosp); Bu: St. John's Cemetery, Carrollton, Il.; FA: Anthony Hansen; MO: Frances Snyder; Resident of Carrollton; Survived by a daughter: Nancy Wegs of Quincy; a son: Tom Meyer of Quincy; six grand and six great grandchildren.; Preceded by a great grandson; two brothers: Henry and Joseph Hansen; four sisters: Mary Kirbach, Regina Howard, Sophia Pettit and Frances Kallal.

MEYER, Kenneth C.; b: 7 Dec 1914, Beardstown, Il.; d: 30 Jun 1984, Schaumburg, Il.; Bu: Beardstown City Cemetery; M: Dorothy ; FA: Elmer Meyer; MO: Marie Hill; Resident of 1701 Columbine Dr., Schaumburg; Surviving are his wife; two daughters: Sandra Heimbuck of Arlington Heights and Gay Meyer of California; a son: Jack of Cary; four grandchildren.

MEYER, Kenneth William; b: 3 Mar 1917, Beardstown, Il.; d: 14 Feb 1994, Sante Fe, N. M.; Bu: St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Arenzville, Il.; M: June Brasell; FA: Jacob Meyer; MO: Rosa Ring; Resident of Los Alamos, N. M.; formerly of rural Beardstown; Married for 52 years; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Peter (Elaine) Lyons of Los Alamos, N. M.; three grandsons; four brothers: Milton (wife, Marie) of Cissna Park, the Rev. Christian (wife, Jeanne) of Davenport, Iowa, Donald (wife, Roberta) of Jacksonville and Lawrence (wife, Eileen) of Arenzville.; Preceded by a son: Kenneth Luther on 30 Jun 1968.

MEYER, Leona S. (Stice) b: 5 Apr 1901, Ashland, Il.; d: 23 Nov 1986, Springfield, Il. (St. John's Hosp); Bu: Yatesville Cemetery; FA: John Stice; MO: Lula Brown; Resident of Ashland; Survived by a son: Alden L. of Springfield; two grand and four great grand children.; Preceded by nine brothers and sisters.

MEYER, Lloyd L.; b: 12 Oct 1915, Cass Co., Il.; d: 5 Dec 1976, Beardstown, Il. (Hosp); Bu: St. Peter's Cemetery, near Arenzville; M: Norma Lee Mayes on 8 Jan 1960 in Beardstown, Il.; FA: Louis R. Meyer; MO: Eva D. Buck; Resident of Beardstown; Survived by his wife; the following children: John, Rodney, Donnie, Lloyd and Dianne Meyer, all of Beardstown and Sharon Meyer of Aurora; a stepson: Carlos Avery of Beardstown; two step grandchildren; two sisters: Mrs. Kathryn Shelly and Mrs. Dena Buck, both of Beardstown.; Preceded by a son and a sister.

MEYER, Logan Glen; b: 10 Apr 1899, Beardstown, Il.; b: 29 Jun 1992, Beardstown, Il.; Bu: Beardstown City Cemetery; M: Pearl Wagner in 1926 in Chicago, Il.; FA: Frank W. Meyer; MO: Ida Boehiner; Wife preceded in July 1963; Resident of Beardstown; WWI Army Vet.; Survived by a son: Tom of Beardstown; a daughter: Joan Ross of Baraga, Mich.; 11 grand and 13 great grandchildren.; Preceded by three sisters and three brothers.

MEYER, LuElla D. (Daniel); b: 23 Dec 1920, Cass Co., Il.; d: 22 Jan 1991, Springfield, Il. (Memorial Med Cntr); Bu: Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield; M: Harry C. Meyer on 11 Dec 1943; FA: Walter C. Daniel; MO: Blanche Addie Crowell; Resident of Springfield; Survived by her husband; four sons: Rev. Harry Charles Jr. of Hillsboro, John David of Atlanta, Ga., Stephen D. of Springfield and Thomas A. of Sherman; nine grandchildren; three brothers: James Arthur Daniel of Virginia and Walter Darwood Daniel and Donald C. Daniel, both of Ashland; three aunts; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.; Preceded by a brother and a sister.

MEYER, Lynn; b: 1 Jun 1910, north of Wrights, Il.; d: 12 Feb 1985, Wrights, Il.; Bu: Hickory Grove Cemetery, near Wrights; M: Melba Nell; FA: Christopher Meyer; MO: Myrtle Collins; Survived by his wife; four daughters: Mrs. Russell (Mary) Finney, Mrs. Cletus (Joan) Roth and Mrs. Bill (Brenda) Cole, all of Greenfield, and Mrs. Gary (Barbara) Dorsey of Winchester; a son: Ronald Lynn of Greenfield; 12 grand and six great grandchildren; a sister: Mrs. Dan (Jewell) Dyer of White Hall; and three brothers: Troy and Marvin, both of Hillview, and Dean Meyer of Greenfield.; Preceded by a brother.

MEYER, Marshall Duane; b: 23 Jun 1937, Beardstown, Il.; d: 13 Mar 1977, near Arenzville, Il.; Bu: St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Arenzville; M: Janette Kay Aerni on 26 Dec 1968 in Glendale, Calif.; FA: Oliver Meyer; MO: Bertha Buck; Resident of Livermore, Calif.; Survived by his wife; a stepson: Craig Richards; three brothers: Wilbur Lee of Beardstown, Robert H. of Jacksonville Beach, Fla. and Richard Ruppell of Scottsdale, Ariz.; and three sisters: Mrs. Robert (Rose Ann) Ommen of Beardstown and Mrs. Richard (Cathleen) Hoffman and Mrs. Michael (Marilyn) Paul, both of Peoria.

MEYER, Martha A. (Ring); b: 16 Nov 1886, Germany; d: 12 Nov 1984, Jacksonville, Il. (Modern Care Nursing Home); M: Rudolph J. Meyer on 16 Nov 1907 in Arenzville, Il.; FA: Karl Ring; MO: Marie Loser; Husband preceded on 3 Apr 1942; Resident of 803 S. West St., Jacksonville; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Marvin (Bernice) Launer, Modesto, and Mrs. John (Alberta) Thompson, Jacksonville; six grand and 14 great grand children; and a brother: Chris Ring, Paris, Mo.; Preceded by a son: Rev. Opal M. Meyer; eight sisters and five brothers.

MEYER, Jeanette (Lady); b: 22 Aug 1891, Knoxville, Tenn.; d: 26 Jan 1978, Carlinville, Il. (Hosp); Bu: Woodwreath Cemetery, Island Grove, Il.; M: Frank J. Meyer on 9 Jun 1923 in Jacksonville, Il.; FA: George Lady; MO: Florence Snodgrass; Husband preceded on 30 Dec 1962; Resident of New Berlin; Survived by two sons: Jesse Meyer of Springfield and George E. of New Berlin; and a daughter: Mrs. John (Ila) Urbanski of Chatham; two stepchildren: Frank J. Meyer, Jr. and Bernice Ramsey, both of Springfield; nine grand and five great grandchildren; a sister: Eula Roller of Palmyra; four brothers: Walter of Normal, George Fostine of Blountsville, Tenn., Roy of Bristol, Tenn. and Arthur Lady of Kingsport, Tenn.

MEYER, Mary Louise (Becker); b: 5 May 1913, Greene Co., Il.; d: 4 Aug 1986, Carrollton, Il. (Boyd Mem Hosp); Bu: St. John's Cemetery, Carrollton; M: Louis Meyer on 26 Dec 1934 in Carrollton, Il.; FA: Lawrence Becker; MO: Lucy Carmody; Resident of Carrollton; Survived by her husband; four daughters: Mrs. Ben (Kathleen) Kania of Carrollton, Donna Stuart of Pawhawska, Okla., Mrs. John (Elizabeth) Duray of Grand Junction, Colo. and Mrs. Ralph (Mary) Johnson of Kokomo, Ind.; two sons: Dick of Florissant, Mo. and Paul of Carrollton; 24 grand and four great grandchildren; three brothers: James and David, both of Jerseyville and Francis of Chandler, Ariz.

MEYER, Mary Patricia (Headley); b: 26 Nov 1933, Hardin, Il.; d: 6 May 1989, Jacksonville, Il.; Bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery; M: William D. Meyer on 14 Jun 1957 in Alton, Il.; FA: Mark C. Headley; MO: Laura Doolen; Resident of ^00 S. Kosciusko, Jacksonville; Survived by her husband; her mother of Bethalto; two sons: Kirk of Portland, Ore. and Scott of Carrboro, N. C.; a daughter: Mrs. John (Holly) Pastori of Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.; and a brother: Charles Headley of Titusville, Fla.

MEYER, Melba (Nell); b: 5 Apr 1912, Hillview, Il.; d: 6 Apr 1990, Springfield, Il. (St. John's Hosp); Bu: Hickory Grove Cemetery; M: Lynn Meyer on 12 Jun 1933 in Cheona, Il.; FA: Frank Nell Sr.; MO: Mary Arena; Husband preceded on 12 Feb 1985; Resident of Wrights, Il.; Survived by four daughters: Mary Finney, Joan Roth and Brenda Cole, all of Greenfield, and Barbara Dorsey of Winchester; a son: Ronald of Greenfield; 12 grand and 10 great grandchildren; and a brother: Frank Nell Jr. of Hillview.; Preceded by two brothers: Ernest and Carl Nell.

MEYER, Myrtle F. (Collins); b: 17 Oct 1889, Greene Co., Il.; d: 1 Jul 1978, White Hall, Il.; Bu: White Hall City Cemetery; M: Christopher Meyer in 1909; FA: John Collins; MO: Lavina Munday; Husband preceded in 1961; Resident of White Hall; Survived by these children: Mrs. Daniel (Jewell) Dyer of White Hall, Lynn Meyer of Wrights, Troy and Marvin Meyer, both of Hillview and Dean of Greenfield; 19 grand and 26 great grand children; and a great-great grandson; a brother: Bryan Collins of Carrollton; and a sister: Neita Schutz of White Hall.; Preceded by a brother and a sister.

MEYER, Oliver; b: 4 Feb 1904, Arenzville, Il.; d: 1 Apr 1983, Beardstown, Il. (Hosp); Bu: St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Arenzville, Il.; M: Bertha Buck on 5 Jun 1927 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, near Arenzville, Il.; FA: Henry Meyer; MO: Lisetta Sielschott; Resident of Arenzville; Survived by his wife, three sons, Wilbur Lee Meyer of Beardstown, Robert Meyer of Jacksonville Beach, Fla., and Richard Ruppel of Scottsdale, Ariz.; three daughters, Mrs. Robert (Roseanne) Omman of Jacksonville, Mrs. Richard (Kathleen) Hoffman, and Mrs. Michael (Marilyn) Paul, both of Peoria, 12 grand and a great grandchild.; Preceded by his parents, a son and a brother.

MEYER, Paul E.; b: 14 May 1918, Hull, Il.; d: 5 Dec 1996, Quincy, Il. (Blessing Hosp); Bu: Kinderhook, Il.; M: Alma L. Pryor on 19 Apr 1942 in Pittsfield, Il.; FA: Layo W. Meyer; MO: Mabel Knodel; Resident of Hull; WWII Army Vet.; Survived by his wife; two sons: Thomas E. of Hull and Timothy L. of Barry; two grandchildren; a brother: William F. of Hull; and a sister: Kathryn Weir of Hull.; Preceded by four brothers: Raymond, Bernard, Walter and Russell.

MEYER, Pauline (Sutherd); b: 5 Aug 1911, Morgan Co., Il.; d: 28 Dec 1985, Beardstown, Il. (Hosp); FA: Charles Sutherd; MO: Minnie Jane Decker; Resident of Beardstown; Survived by three sons: Bob of Beardstown, Dale of Rushville and Ronnie of Browning; three daughters: Mrs. Gloria Jean Roegge of Beardstown, Mrs. Royna Stambaugh of rural Frederick and Mrs. Marilyn Brown of Chicago; a brother: Russell Sutherd of Tallula; two sisters: Mrs. Elizabeth Reed of Ashland and Mrs. Christine Homer of Beardstown; 29 grand and eight great grandchildren.; Preceded by a son: Jack; three brothers; a sister; and a great grandson.

MEYER, Reginald; b: 13 May 1946, Carrollton, Il.; d: 25 May 1995, St. Louis, Mo.; Bu: St. John's Cemetery, Carrollton; M: Kathleen Karney on 8 Aug 1970; FA: Francis Meyer; MO: Lela F. Swann; Resident of Carrollton; Survived by his wife; his mother of Carrollton; a daughter: Regina Meyer, at home; two sons: Peter and Mark, at home; two sisters: Theresia Pond of Carrollton and Margaret Meyer of Carrollton; and three brothers: Bernard of Carrollton, Ronald of Boone, Iowa and James of Bloomington.; Preceded by his father.

MEYER, Robert O.; b: 12 Aug 1920, Thomasboro, Il.; d: 1 Jul 1985, Beardstown, Il.; Bu: St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Beardstown; M: Virginia Davis on 29 Nov 1947 in Buckley, Il.; FA: Gerhardt Meyer; MO: Anna Christians; Resident of Beardstown; Survived by his wife; two sons: Gregory of Evergreen, Colo. and Michael of Fredrick; three daughters: Sonya Livesay of Monticello, Pamela Shocklee of St. Louis, Mo. and Sandra Seward of Mexia, Tex.; seven grandchildren; four sisters: Louise Eiskamp and Clara Kaufmann, both of Jacksonville, Lily Blanck of Buckley and Delores Jung of Michigan; a brother: Carl of Kentucky; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by an infant son, three brothers and a sister.

MEYER, Ronald E.; b: 13 Jul 1945, Beardstown, Il.; d: 15 May 1989, Jacksonville, Il.; (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Browning Cemetery; M: Edith Mathis on 22 Oct 1966 in Browning, Il.; MO: Pauline Meyer; Resident of Browning; Survived by his wife; two sons: Ronald Jr. and Jason, both at home; two daughters: Stephania and Lacey, both at home; two brothers: Robert of Beardstown and Dale of Rushville; three sisters: Gloria Roegge of Beardstown, Royna Stambaugh of Frederick and Marilyn Brown of Chicago; and a granddaughter: Megan Meyer of Browning.; Preceded by his mother and a brother: Jack. [A son: Shawn M. Meyer, died on the same date]

MEYER, Rosa M. (Ring); b: 5 May 1890, Germany; d: 31 Aug 1981, Virginia, Il. (Walker Nursing Home); Bu: St. Peter's Lutheran Church Cemetery, north of Arenzville, Il.; M: Jacob Meyer in 1916; FA: Carl Ring; Resident of Arenzville; Husband died in 1937; Surviving are five sons: Kenneth W., Los Alamos, N. M.; Lawrence, Arenzville; Dr. Chris, Davenport, Iowa; Milton, Cissna Park; and Donald, Jacksonville; 16 grand and 17 great grandchildren; a brother: Chris Ring, Paris, Mo.; and a sister, Martha Meyer, Jacksonville.

MEYER, Shawn M.; b: 11 May 1967; d: 15 May 1989; Rushville, Il. (Culbertson Mem Hosp); Bu: Browning Cemetery; M: Tracey Korsmeyer on 19 Dec 1987 in Frederick, Il.; FA: Ronald E. Meyer; MO: Edith Mathis; Resident of Browning; Survived by his wife; his mother; a daughter: Megan, at home; his grandmother: Verna Mathis of Browning; two brothers: Ronald Jr. and Jason of Browning; and two sisters: Stephania and Lacey of Browning. [Died the same day as his father]

MEYER, Stella F. (Hawkins); b: 16 Oct 1891, Wichita, Kans.; d: 7 Mar 1983, Jacksonville, Il. (Barton Stone Nursing Home); Bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery; M: J. Fred Meyer on 29 Oct 1912; FA: Jesse G. Hawkins; MO: Luetta Christian; Husband preceded in 1937; Former resident of Moberly, Mo.; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Oliver (Kathleen) Riek of Winter Park, Fla. and Mrsl James N. (Virginia) Correll of Columbia, Mo.; and five grand and seven great grandchildren.

MEYER, Troy Lester; b: 11 Jan 1917, Hillview, Il.; d: 11 Oct 1987, rural Hillview, Il.; Bu: Roselawn Cemetery, Bethalto, Il.; M: Nancy Sue White on 14 Dec 1945; FA: Christopher Meyer; MO: Myrtle Collins; Resident of R. R. 1, Hillview; WWII Vet.; Survived by his wife; a son: Collin of Edwardsville; three grandchildren; a sister: Mrs. Daniel (Jewell) Dyer of White Hall; two brothers: Marvin of Hillview and Dean of Greenfield.; Preceded by a daughter: Melena Sue; and a son: Sgt. Val G., killed in Viet Nam; and a brother.

MEYER, Walter B.; d: 25 Oct 1979, St. Louis, Mo.; Bu: St. Louis; M: Esther Dumas; Resident of St. Louis, Mo.; 1935 graduate of Illinois College; Survived by his wife; three children: Mrs. George W. Horton Jr. (Johanna) of Jacksonville, Mrs. L. Hughes Cox (Judith) of Shreveport. La. and Dr. W. T. Meyer of Geneva, Switzerland; six grandchildren; Beth, Geoffrey and Sarah Horton, Thomas and Matthew Cox and Christopher Meyer; and a sister in law: Mrs. A. J. Stewart of Jacksonville; in addition to a brother and a sister.

MEYER, Wilbur; b: 12 Apr 1897, Beardstown, Il.; d: 27 Nov 1989, Beardstown, Il.; Bu: [Body donated to science]; M: Nell O'Neil in 1928 in Beardstown, Il.; FA: Albert H. Meyer; MO: Minnie Buck; Resident of Beardstown; Survived by his wife; three sons: Milton of Lancaster, Pa., O'Neil of Beardstown and T. J. of Springfield; 12 grand and 8 great grandchildren.; Preceded by a sister and a brother.

MEYER, Wilbur "Bill"; b: 1 Oct 1912, Meredosia, Il.; d: 4 May 1982, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery; M; 1) Hazel Nora Beahl on 30 Sep 1933 in Jacksonville, Il. 2) Dolores Conterio on 9 Nov 1948; FA: Louis F. Meyer; MO: Henrietta Kingston; Resident of 910 Hackett Ave., Jacksonville; 1st wife died 10 May 1936; Surviving are his wife; the following Children: Catherine Doyle of Columbia, Mo.; Sandra Cors of Woodson; Jeanie Hastings of Piasa; Wilbur J. Meyer, Jr. and Peter Mark Meyer, both of Belleville; and William Meyer of Greenfield; 16 grand and 11 great grand children; a sister: Elda Meyer of Jacksonville.; Preceded by a son and two sisters.

MEYERS, Clarence Wilbur; b: 14 Sep 1907, Neelyville, Il.; d: 14 Jan 1978, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery; M; 1) Helen Sutton on 14 Apr 1929 2) Dorotha Massey on 4 Apr 1971; FA: William Meyers: Mo; Effie Brackett; 1st wife preceded on 26 Aug 1970; Resident of 3 Southvale Dr., J'ville.; WWII Vet.; Survived by his wife; a brother: Howard of Jacksonville.; Preceded by two brothers: Harold and Raymond.

MEYERS, Eugene A.; b: 29 Jun 1911, Brown Co., Il.; d: 17 Dec 1979, Springfield, Il. (Memorial Med Cntr); Bu: Mt. Sterling Cemetery; M: Helen Orr on 14 Sep 1935 in Arcola, Il.; FA: Ethan A. Meyers; MO: Anna E. Browning; Resident of R. R. 4, Mt. Sterling; Survived by his wife; two sons: Eugene A. Scott Meyers, Jr. of Mt. Sterling and Marion Meyers of McCaulley, Tex.; two daughters: Mrs. William (Marie) Miller of West Lafayette, Ind.; and Mrs. Edward (Joanne) Test of Hopedale; and six grandchildren.

MEYERS, Harry Lee; b: 6 Aug 1941, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 25 Jul 1993, Bemidji, Minn. (North Country Hosp); Bu: Manchester, Il. City Cemetery; M: Lucy Hymes on 23 Jan 1965 in Literberry, Il.; FA: Harry C. Myers; MO: Nellie Stucker; Resident of 848 N. Diamond, Jacksonville; Army Vet.; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Robert (Cheryl) Waid of Winchester; and two brothers: Roy C. Myers of Lakewood, Calif. and Donald L. Myers of Jacksonville.

MEYERS, Helen I. (Orr); b: 25 May 1916, Brown Co., Il.; d: 15 Jan 1992, Mt. Sterling, Il. (Heritage Manor Nursing Home); Bu: Mt. Sterling City Cemetery; M: Eugene A. Meyers on 14 Sep 1935; FA: George Orr; MO: Ester Kerr; Husband preceded on 17 Dec 1979; Resident of Mt. Sterling; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. William (Marie) Miller of Lincoln, Neb. and Mrs. Edward (JoAnne) Test of Jerseyville; a son: Eugene A. Jr. of Mt. Sterling; seven grand and five great grandchildren.; Preceded by a brother: Herbert Orr.

MEYERS, John Edward; b: Nebraska; d: 6 Nov 1981, Jacksonville, Il. (Norris Hosp); Bu: Crown Hill Cemetery, Denver, Colo.; FA: Garry Meyers; MO: Dora Von Feldon; Was 80 years old and a resident of the Barton W. Stone Christian Home at the time of death.; Surviving are a daughter: MRs. William T. (Wilma Jeane) Gibble of St. Louis; three grandchildren; two great grandchildren; a sister, Bertha Copley of Monterey Park, Calif.; Three sisters preceded in death.

MEYERS, Mabel (Grubel); b: 16 Dec 1895, Hamilton, Il.; d: 5 Nov 1988, Jacksonville, Il. (Barton Stone Home); Bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery; M: Frederick G. Meyers on 6 Jun 1921 in Sheldon, Il.; FA: George William Grubel; MO: Lillian Myrtle Horn; Husband preceded in 1966; Formerly of 911 Edgehill Rd., Jacksonville; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Shirley Mellinger of Waverly, Ohio; seven grand and three great grand children.; Preceded by a daughter: Mimi Huntman; two brothers; and two sisters.

MEYERS, Marie A. (Gotschall); b: 6 Aug 1914, Literberry, Il.; d: 20 Jun 1991, Springfield, Il. (St. John's Hosp); M: W. Howard Meyers on 29 Dec 1935 in Jacksonville, Il.; FA: H. Edgar Gotschall; MO: Mary Cooper; Husband preceded on 22 Sep 1986; Resident of 18 Labor Dr., Jacksonville; Survived by four sons: William Harry of Peoria, Charles Fredrick of Waverly, David Ray of Quincy and Michael Joe Meyers of Jacksonville; nine grand, four step grand and seven great grandchildren; and a brother: Floyd Gotschall of North Long Beach, Calif.; Preceded by her parents, a daughter and two brothers.

MEYERS, Sean Michael; b: 10 Aug 1985, Indianapolis, Ind.; d: 31 Dec 1985, Indianapolis, Ind. (St. Vincent Hosp); Bu: Winchester, Il. City Cemetery; FA: Jeffrey Meyers; MO: Michelle Lambie; Survived by his parents; his sister: Morgan Kristine Meyers; his twin brother: Kristopher Brian Meyers; grandparents: George Meyers of Chicago, Inez and Paul Holderman of Winchester and John and Sharon Lambie of Woodson; and great grandparents: Josephine Gorsuch of Industry, Cora Meyers of Littleton, Mrs. & Mrs. Otis Nance of Woodson and Mr. & Mrs. Bill Burton of Woodson.

MEYERS, W. Howard; b: 23 Mar 1912, Neeleyville, Il.; d: 22 Sep 1986, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery; M: Marie Gotschall on 28 Dec 1935 in Jacksonville, Il.; FA: William Meyers; MO: Effie Brackett; Resident of 1002 N. Main, J'ville; Survived by his wife; four sons: William Harry of Peoria, Charles Fredrick, David Ray and Michael Joe, all of Jacksonville; nine grandchildren; four step grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.; Preceded by a daughter and three brothers.

MIBB, Donald Gilbert; b: 27 Sep 1915, Cass Co., Il.; d: 11 Jun 1982, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Mount Olive Cemetery; M: Wilma W. Scott on 23 Sep 1939 in Bowling Green, Mo.; FA: Ora Mibb; MO: Betty Ethel Logue; Resident of Chandlerville; Surviving are his wife; four sons: Donald Mibb of Jacksonville; Russell of Pryor , Okla.; Michael of MaKanda; and James Mark of Chandlerville; three daughters: Mrs. Phyllis McNeal, Mrs. Sandra Oldfield and Paulette Hinds, all of Springfield; 20 grand and two great grandchildren; two brothers: Russell of Jackson, Miss. and Herschel of Chandlerville; and a half brother: Fred Morris of Delavan.; Preceded by two sisters and a son.

MIBB, Patricia (Hamblin); d: 7 Oct 1979, Jackson, Miss. (Hosp); M: Russell "Red" Mibb; FA: Leon Hamblin; Former resident of Virginia; was 49 years old at death; Survived by her husband; a son: Steve of Shreveport, La.; [From Chandlerville attending the funeral: Mr. & Mrs. Herschel Mibb, Mrs. & Mrs. Donald Mibb and Mr. & Mrs. Pete Oldfield.

MIBB, Robert Joe; b: 27 Dec 1945, Canton, Il.; d: 20 Apr 1995, Bath, Il.; Bu: Laurel Hill Cemetery, Havana, Il.' M: Janice Connolly on 13 Jun 1970; FA: Robert Joe Haynes; MO: Florence Mibb; Resident of Bath, Il.; Survived by his ex-wife; a daughter: Michelle Mibb of Springfield; a son: Charles of Springfield; a brother: Don Hughes of Bath; and a sister: Beverly Witherall of Havana.; Preceded by his father.

MIBBS, Delbert L.; b: 27 Sep 1919, Mason Co., Il.; d: 14 Jul 1986, Havana, Il. (Mason District Hosp); Bu: Bethel Cemetery, Mason Co., Il.; M: Harriett Davis on 2 Dec 1946 in Palmyra, Mo.; FA: Loren Mibbs; MO: Sylvia Gunterman; Resident of Bath; Survived by his wife; two sisters: Mrs. Robertine Shoemaker of rural Chandlerville and Mrs. Ruby Lascelles of Bath.; Preceded by two brothers and three sisters.

MIBBS, Frieda M.; b: 10 Mar 1904, Mason Co., Il.; d: 24 Mar 1990, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Bethel Cemetery, Mason Co., Il.; FA: Clarence Mibbs; MO: Josephine Conway; Resident of 1021 N. Church, Jacksonville; Survived by several cousins.; Preceded by her parents and two sisters.

MIBBS, Harriett E. (Davis); b: 8 Feb 1921, Rockport, Il.; d: 21 Jul 1993, Bath, Il.; Bu: Bethel Cemetery, Mason Co., Il.; M: Delbert L. Mibbs on 2 Dec 1945; FA: Charles Davis; MO: Mary Worthen; Husband preceded on 14 Jul 1986; Resident of Bath; Survived by many nieces and nephews.; Preceded by a brother.

MIBBS, Marie; b: 10 Mar 1904, Mason Co., Il.; d: 28 Oct 1981, Jacksonville, Il. (Meline Nursing Home); Bu: Bethel Cemetery, Bethel, Il.; FA: Clarence Mibbs; MO: Josephine Conway; Resident of 1024 W. Walnut, Jacksonville; Surviving are a twin sister, Frieda Mibbs of Jacksonville, and several cousins.; Preceded by a sister.

MIBBS, Velma R. (Lock); b: 1 Oct 1918, Pekin, Il.; d: 8 Mar 1991, Pekin, Il. (Beachwood Nursing Home); Bu: Bethel Cemetery, Mason Co., Il.; M: Henry J. Mibbs on 1 Apr 1935 in Mason Co., Il.; FA: Roy Lock; MO: Emma Hamilton; Husband preceded on 2 Mar 1976; Resident of 2220 State St., Pekin, Il.; Survived by six sons: Bob of Petersburg, Richard of Pekin, James of Chandlerville, Marvin of Sawyerville, Jack of Topeka and Michael of Kilbourne; 23 grand and 17 great grandchildren; three sisters: Eva Cocheneour, Sandra Dale and Velda Sackett, all of Pekin; four brothers: John Lock of Herman, Mo., Calvin and David Lock, both of Pekin, and Bill Lock of South Pekin.

MICHAEL, Leanne; b: (date & place not stated); d: 31 Jun 1982; Bu: (Not stated); FA: John Michael; MO: Marilyn Aubry; Resident of Dalzell, Il.; Was 18 years old when killed in a motorcycle/car accident; Niece of Mr. & Mrs. Donald L. Aubry, 33 Eisenhower Dr., Jacksonville.

MICHAEL, Maureen M. (Reynolds); b: 29 Nov 1925, Winchester, Il.; d: 18 apr 1981, Winchester, Il.; FA: Ralph Reynolds; MO: Beulah Bratsch; Resident of Winchester; Survived by her mother of Winchester; two daughters: Michelle Michael of Springfield and Marlene Michael of Jacksonville; two sisters: Doris Moore of Pleasant Hill and Virginia Ising of Evansville; two brothers: George and Ralph Reynolds Jr. of Winchester.

MICHAEL, Myrtle Ruth (Stevenson); b: 21 Sep 1900, Albion, Neb.; d: 4 Feb 1988, Virginia, Il. (Walker Nursing Home); Bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia; M: Vernon L. Michael on 21 Aug 1923 in Lake Andre, S. D.; FA: Thomas Stevenson; MO: Minnie Thome; Resident of 224 West Washington St., Virginia; Survived by her husband; a daughter: Mrs. Charles (Elaine) Scholes of Virginia; a granddaughter: Mrs. Michelle McCann of Springfield and a number of nieces and nephews.; Preceded by four brothers and a sister.

MICHAEL, Vernon L.; b: 11 May 1902, Albion, Neb.; d: 14 Nov 1988, Springfield, Il. (St. John's Hosp); Bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, Il.; M: Myrtle Ruth Stevenson on 21 Aug 1923 in Lake Andre, S. D.; FA: Sam Micheal; MO: Ella Kendrick; Wife preceded on 4 Feb 1988; Resident of Virginia; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Charles (Elaine) Scholes of Virginia; a granddaughter: Mrs. Marty (Michelle) McCann of Springfield; a great grandson: Chip McCann of Springfield; three brothers: Ivan and Glen of Albion, Neb. and Dean of California; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by a brother: Walter.

MICHAELS, Marjorie I. (Bigham); b: 7 Feb 1927, Greene Co., Il.; d: 26 Jan 1990, Springfield, Il. (Memorial Med Cntr); Bu: Pine Tree Cemetery, Patterson, Il.; M: 1) Sidney Harold Shipley on 5 Dec 1945 in White Hall, Il. 2) Thomas Michaels on 5 May 1984; FA: John Bigham; MO: Violet Axley; 1st husband preceded on 5 Nov 1980; Resident of 142o Center St., Jacksonville; Survived by her husband; a son: John of Springfield; four daughters: Carla Wagenblast and Linda Michaels, both of Jacksonville, Carolyn Motley of Elsberry, Mo.; and Shelley Crawford of Mt. Sterling; eight grand and three great grandchildren; and two sisters: Ruth Knott of Roodhouse and Helen Sponsler of Chelsea, Okla.

MICHAELS, Nelson; b: 1 Sep 1906, Alton, Il.; d: 7 Jun 1992, Jacksonville, Il. (Convalescent Cntr); Bu: Carrollton City Cemetery; M: Hilda Irene Adams on 3 Oct 1931; FA: Henry Michaels; MP: Pearl Hazelwood; Resident of 110 W. Independence Ave., Jacksonville; WWII Army Vet.; Survived by his wife; four sons: Robert (wife, Lois) of Chapin, John (wife, Jan) of Havana and James (wife, Joyce) and Thomas (wife, Donna), both of Jacksonville; three daughters: Mrs. Bob (Etta) Workman of Virginia and Mrs. Larry (Helen) Warcup and Mrs. Ralph (Mary) Sweeten, both of Jacksonville; 32 grand and 36 great grandchildren; and a sister: Pansy Swires of Carrollton.; Preceded by five sisters: Eva Hankins, Flossie Homer, Mary Jane Mayberry, Emma Michaels and Ida Michaels and two brothers: Ike and John Michaels.

MICHELSEN, Lois (Hubbert); b: 6 Mar 1929, north of Jacksonville, Il.; d: 25 Jul 1992; Cheektowaga, N. Y.; Bu: Cheektowaga, N. Y.; M: Kenneth Michelsen; FA: Harry Hubbert; MO: Roberta R. ; Resident of Cheektowaga, N. Y.; Survived by her husband; her mother of Englewood, Colo.; three children: John Michelsen, Alice Steltermann and Jane Gautille, all of Cheektowaga, N. Y.; seven grandchildren; three brothers: Harry Hubbert of Palmetto, Fla., Ralph of Jacksonville and George of Phoenix, Ariz.; and three sisters: Margaret Norris of Waverly, Jennie Stone of Everett, Wash. and Mary King of Englewood, Colo.; Preceded by her father and a brother: Albert.

MICHELSEN, Robert J.; b: 2 Dec 1913, Highland Park, Il.; d: 4 May 1995, Memphis, Tenn. (Methodist Hosp); Bu: Mound Cemetery, Timewell, Il.; M: Naoma J. Cutforth; FA: Orlando Michelson; MO: Agnes Anderson; Resident of Cordova, Tenn.; WWII Vet.; Survived by his wife; and two sisters: Margaret Michelson of Zion and Priscilla Wilson of Portland, Ore.

MIDDAUGH, Irene (Noonan); b: 8 Sep 1902, Wichita, Kans.; d: 12 Nov 1979, Beardstown, Il. (Hosp); Bu: Beardstown City Cemetery; M: William Middaugh on 4 Jun 1919 in Jacksonville, Il.; FA: James Timothy Noonan; MO: Sarah Moses; Husband preceded in 1978; Resident of 502 East 2nd St., Beardstown; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Mary Birdsell of Huntley and Lois Worley of Beardstown; six sons: Raymond and Leonard, both of Joliet, and Charles, Fred, John and Richard, all of Beardstown; 16 grand and 17 great grandchildren.; Preceded by three sons.

MIDDAUGH, William; b: 6 Sep 1892, Bluffs, Il.; d: 25 Aug 1978, Beardstown, Il.; M: Irene Noonan on 4 Jun 1919 in Jacksonville, Il.; FA: Benjamin Middaugh; MO: Tillie Arnold; Resident of 501 E. 2nd St., Beardstown; WWI Vet.; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Earl Birdsell of Huntley and Mrs. Lois Worley of Beardstown; six sons: Raymond and Leonard, both of Joliet, Charles, Fred, John and Richard Middaugh, all of Beardstown; 16 grand and nine great grandchildren.; Preceded by two infant sons and a son: Albert in 1967.

MIDDENDORF, Alvin D.; b: 19 Sep 1913, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 3 Oct 1991, Springfield, Il. (Memorial Med Cntr); Bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery; M: Lois Risdon on 19 Jun 1936 in Jacksonville, Il.; FA: John R. Middendorf; MO: Anna Englebrecht; Resident of 284 Woodland Place, Jacksonville; Survived by his wife; three sons: Richard and David of Jacksonville, and Garland of Columbia, Mo.; eight grand and three great grandchildren; and two sisters: Amelia Muehlhausen of Sebring, Fla. and Verna Kleinschmidt of Jacksonville.; Preceded by three brothers: Erwin, Arthur and Elmer; and two sisters: Ella Zimmer and Clara Duewer.

MIDDENDORF, Edna W. (Wessler); b: 18 Oct 1900, Arenzville, Il.; d: 27 Sep 1988, Jacksonville, Il. (Modern Care Nursing Home); Bu: Grace Lutheran Cemetery, northwest of Chapin; M: Edward G. Middendorf on 5 Mar 1927; FA: John Wessler; MO: Louise Roegge; Husband preceded in Jan 1973; Resident of 349 N. Webster, Jacksonville; Survived by a son: Donald E. of Jacksonville.; Preceded by three brothers: Lorenz, Edwin and Edward and four sisters: Lorna Witte, Dora Schaefer, Clara Korsmeyer and Martha Roegge.

MIDDENDORF, Karen Hull; b: 5 Oct 1944, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 3 Feb 1996, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery; FA: Elmer G. Middendorf; MO: Frances Hull; Resident of 1316 Tendick, Jacksonville; Survived by her mother of Jacksonville; two sisters: Beverly M. Segal of St. Augustine, Fla. and Lynda M. Cast of Carmichael, Calif.; and two nieces.

MIDDLEKAMP, Raymond R.; b: 24 Oct 1921, Bath, Il.; d: 23 Sep 1993, Havana, Il. (Mason Dist Hosp); Bu: St. John's Cemetery; M: Rena Mae Land on 24 Jul 1943 in Bath, Il.; FA: Carl Middlekamp; MO: Emma Spoede; Resident of R. R. 1, Bath; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Daryl (Shirley) Fornoff and Brenda Miller, both of Bath; six grandchildren; a great grandson; and a sister: Mrs. Alice Tigert of Boise, Ida.

MIDDLETON, Charles R. "Cocky"; b: 15 Mar 1912, Cass Co., Il.; d: 28 Sep 1977, rural Virginia, Il.; Bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia; M: Pauline Stearns; FA: Otis Middleton; MO: Minnie Loving; Resident of rural Virginia; Survived by his wife; a son: Robert of Godfrey; a brother: Robert B. of Virginia; and six grandchildren.

MIDDLETON, Edna M. (Jones); b: 11 Jun 1915, Pratt, Mo.; d: 10 Jun 1996, Carrollton, Il. (Sunshine Manor Nursing Home); Bu: Oak Wood Cemetery, Greenfield; M: William Middleton on 6 Jan 1932 in Pratt, Mo.; FA: Edward Jones; MO: Linda Egan; Husband preceded in May 1967; Resident of Rockbridge, Il.; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Arlie (Norma) Maggart and Mrs. James (Jacque) Williams, both of Greenfield; eight grand and 22 great grandchildren; two sisters: Letha Childress of Jerseyville and Edith Allison of Abingdon; and three brothers: Willis Jones of Maynard, Ar., R. V. Jones of Haynes, Ore. and Willard Jones of Donniphan, Mo.; Preceded by five brothers and sisters: Mary Alice Jones, Retha Price, Noel Jones, Cecil Jones and Geneva Ward.

MIDDLETON, Elbert; b: 30 Sep 1922, east of Lynnville, Il.; d: 11 Jun 1982, Lynnville, Il.; Bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery; M: Mary Ruth Heaton on 17 Mar 1945 in Jacksonville, Il.; FA: Robert H. Middleton; MO: Nellie F. Coultas; Resident of Lynnville; Surviving are his wife; three children: Mrs. David (Peggy) Maurer of Peoria; Gary R. Middleton of Jacksonville; and Julie Middleton, at home; five grandchildren: Kristen and Scott Maurer of Peoria; Becky, Mindy and Lori Middleton, all of Jacksonville; a brother: Robert H., Jr. of Jacksonville.

MIDDLETON, Mildred L. (German); b: 2 Dec 1921, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 28 Jun 1981, Springfield, Il. (St. John's Hosp); Bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery; M: Robert H. Middleton on 14 Mar 1943; FA: William German; MO: Florence Haley; Resident of Route 2, Jacksonville; Survived by her husband [who later remarried]; two children, David and Mrs. Lyndal (Nancy) White, both of Route 2, and five grandchildren; a sister: Mrs. Everett (Marjorie) Lindsey of Jacksonville.

MIDDLETON, Robert B.; b: 16 Jan 1916, Virginia, Il.; d: 6 Aug 1992, Virginia, Il.; Bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia; M: Mary Rossi on 16 Jan 1938 in Virginia, Il.; FA: Otis Middleton; MO: Minnie Loving; Resident of Virginia; WWII Army Vet.; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Jay (Kay) Proops of Winnetka; two sons: William O. of Jacksonville and George Robert of Brookfield, Mo.; and nine grandchildren.; Preceded by a brother: Charles.

MIDDLETON, Robert L.; b: 22 Jun 1924, Greenfield, Il.; d: 26 Jan 1994, St. Louis, Mo.; Bu: Oak Wood Cemetery, Greenfield; M: Colleen Harvey on 6 Jan 1979 in Las Vegas, Nev.; FA: Leon Middleton; MO: Ella Farley; Resident of St. Louis, Mo.; formerly of Greenfield, Il.; WWII Air Force Vet.; Survived by his wife; a son: Robert J. of New York City, N. Y.; a daughter: Leigh Ann Middleton of Plantation, Fla.; and a grandson.

MIDDLETON, Virginia W. (Bridgeman); b: 30 Jun 1889, Jacksonville, Il.: d: 11 Jan 1976, Des Moines, Iowa; Bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville; M: James W. Middleton on 18 Jan 1911; FA: Samuel Bridgeman; MO: Mary Erixson; Husband preceded in 1942; Resident of Des Moines; formerly of Jacksonville; Survived by a daughter: Eleanor, wife of Randy Currens of Traer, Ia.; two nieces: Mrs. Edith, wife of Lee Sample, and Mrs. Virginia, wife of Alpha DeGroot; and a nephew: James Bridgeman, all of Jacksonville; and two grandchildren: Nancy and James Currens of Traer, Ia.

MIDDLETON, William E.; b: 19 May 1924, St. Louis, Mo.; d: 28 Feb 1991, Pittsfield, Il. (Illini Commty Hosp); Bu: Taylor-Martin Cemetery, El Dara, Il.; M: Virginia Reed on 21 Aug 1949 in Detroit, Il.; FA: Benjamin Middleton; MO: Lola Campbell; Resident of Pittsfield; WWII Nary Vet.; Survived by his wife; two sons: Gregg of Anchorage, Alaska and David Middleton of Arnold, Mo.; a daughter: Charyl Conner of Covington, Ind.; seven grandchildren; and two sisters: Lois Erdman of Morton Grove and Nancy Boyer of Hendersonville, N. C.; Preceded by a brother: Robert.

MIDGETT, Dorothy (Hefley); b: 24 Nov 1922, Hillsboro, Il.; d: 13 Dec 1981, Beardstown, Il. (Hosp); Bu: Beardstown City Cemetery; M: Leroy Midgett on 24 Mar 1958 in Arkansas; FA: Harry Hefley; MO: Mary Govan; Survived by her husband; a brother, William Hefley of Beardstown; two half brothers, Jack Hefley of Browntown and Jim Hefley of Hillsboro; and several nieces and nephews.

MIDGETT, Leroy; b: 7 Apr 1910, Dewitt, Ark.; d: 13 Feb 1986, Beardstown, Il. (Hosp); Bu: Beardstown City Cemetery; M: Dorothy May Hefly on 24 Mar 1958 in Arkansas; Wife preceded on 13 Dec 1981; Resident of Beardstown; Survived by several nieces and nephews.

MIEHER, Clyde D.; b: 30 Nov 1899, Palmyra, Il.; d: 15 Jan 1994, Clinton, Il.; Bu: Oak Hill Cemetery, Palmyra; M: Esther Buchanan on 25 Oct 1931; FA: Walter Mieher; MO: Vesta Branan; Resident of Clinton; formerly of Waverly; Survived by his wife; a son: Robert Lee of Lafayette, Ind.; a daughter: Betty Kline of Clinton; two sisters: Mrs. Lloyd (Helen) Peters of Jacksonville and Mrs. Gilbert (Lois) Smith of Modesto, Calif,; seven grand and nine great grandchildren; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.; Preceded by two brothers.

MIEHER, John Edmond; b: 21 Dec 1953, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 10 Dec 1995, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Bull Cemetery, near Franklin, Il.; FA: John P. Mieher; MO: Ella Morris; Resident of R. R. 3, Roodhouse; Survived by his mother of Roodhouse; two aunts; an uncle and many cousins.; Preceded by his father on 18 Oct 1987.

MIEHER, John P.; b: 6 Apr 1907, near Carlinville, Il.; d: 18 Oct 1987, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Bull Cemetery, Franklin, Il.; M: Ella Morris on 26 Dec 1943 in Jacksonville, Il.; FA: Edward C. Mieher; MO: Irma Hamilton; Resident of Roodhouse; Survived by his wife; a son: John E. of Roodhouse; a sister: Lucille Appleman of Los Angeles, Calif.; three nieces; and a nephew.; Preceded by three brothers: David, Edward and Herbert.

MIELKE, Gerald; b: 22 Jul 1918, Hardin, Il.; d: 3 Apr 1983, Jacksonville, Il. (Ivanhoe Manor Nursing Home); FA: Francis Mielke.

MIER, Neita D. (Dillingham); b: 8 Feb 1898, Alton, Il.; d: 26 Aug 1986, White Hall, Il. (Hosp); Bu: Mt. Pulaski Cemetery; M: Abraham Meier on 19 Dec 1917 in Alton, Il.; FA: Martin Dillingham; MO: Elizabeth Aldridge; Husband preceded on 17 Apr 1983; Resident of White Hall; formerly of Yuma, Colo.; Survived by a sister: Lou Elle Howard of White Hall; and many nieces and nephews.; Preceded by eight sisters and two brothers.

MIERS, George "Rusty"; b: 30 Jan 1932, near Virginia, Il.; d: 2 Jan 1979, Virginia, Il.; Bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia; M: Maude Boyer; FA: John Miers; MO: Verna Clement; Resident of Virginia; Korean War Vet.; Survived by his wife; Maude of Virginia; six children: Mrs. Ron (Leta) McCarty of Murrayville, Hilda, Phyllis, Russell, Carol and Sheryl, all at home; his mother: Mrs. Verna Alcorn of Beardstown; two brothers: Henry of Virginia and Howard of Jacksonville; a half brother: John Miers of Roodhouse; two sisters: Mrs. Merle (Mary) Fox of Jacksonville and Mrs. Jane McGinnis of Browing.; Preceded by his father, a sister and a half sister.

MIERS, Helen Irene (Fluckey); b: 20 Sep 1926, Brown Co., Il.; d: 22 Oct 1996, Springfield, Il.; M: Edwin H. Miers Sr. in 1972; FA: David Ira Fluckey; MO: Nina Hulett; Husband preceded in 1988; Resident of Springfield; Survived by two sons: Ed Jr. (wife, Wilma) of Nevada and Richard (wife, Evelyn) of Cherry; five brothers: Ernest of Mt. Sterling, Roy of Beardstown, James of Sycamore, Charles of Chalmers, Ind. and Mervin Fluckey of Versailles; two sisters: Christine Turner and Frances Gerard, both of Jacksonville; nine grand and 15 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by two sisters; three brothers; and a grandson.

MIERS, John L.; b: 25 Oct 1915, Morgan Co., Il.; d: 19 Sep 1979, rural Roodhouse, Il.; Bu: Nortonville Cemetery; FA: John Miers; MO: Grace Dalton; Resident of R. R. 2, Roodhouse; WWII Army Vet.; Survived by two half sisters: Mrs. Merle (Mary Elizabeth) Fox of Jacksonville and Mrs. Ralph (Sarah Jane) McGinnis of Browning; and two half brothers: Henry L. Miers of Virginia and Howard Eugene of Jacksonville.; Preceded by a half sister and a half brother.

MIERS, Marcella A. "Cissy" (Tobin); b: 22 Mar 1924, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 8 Jul 1982, Springfield, Il. (St. John's Hosp); Bu: Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville; M: Gilbert P. Miers in 1941; FA: William Tobin; MO: Frances Schnebelen; Resident of Springfield; formerly of Jacksonville; Surviving are her husband; a daughter: Mrs. Stephen J. (Janet) Madden III of Springfield; two sons: Ronald G. of Springfield and James M. of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; four grandsons; four brothers, including a twin, Maurice "Bud"; Edward and Vincent Tobin, all of Jacksonville; and James P. Tobin of Forest Park; several nieces and nephews.

MIERZWA, Helen A. (Kusay); b: 10 Mar 1925, Harvey, Il.; d: 29 Jul 1992, Hazel Crest, Il.; (South Hosp); Bu: Holy Cross Cemetery, Calumet City, Il.; M: Casimer Mierzwa on 12 Nov 1945 in Harvey, Il.; FA: Frank Kusay; MO: Caroline ; Resident of Harvey, Il.; Survived by her husband; a daughter: Sharon of Hartford, Conn.; two sons: Fred of Crete and Tom of Jacksonville; a sister: Stella Schrader of Flossmoor; a brother: Louis Kusay of Orland Park; and seven grandchildren.

MIES, Clarence Wesley; b: 6 Jan 1915, rural Saunemin, Livingston Co., Il.; d: 12 Aug 1991, Springfield, Il. (Memorial Med Cntr); Bu: Union Cemetery, New Berlin, Il.; M: Geraldine Anderson on 20 Aug 1938 in Loami, Il.; FA: Clarence B. Mies; MO: Maude Ellen Jacobs; Resident of Loami; Survived by his wife; two sons: Edward C. of Loami and David W. of St. Joseph; three daughters: Mrs. Richard (Jane) Hall of Loami, Mrs. Robert (Ellen) Woods of Taylorville and Vera Mies of Springfield; five grandsons; six granddaughters; a brother: Charles Mies of Saunemin; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by a sister: Mildred Mies Hanley.

MIEVILLE, Marjorie L. (Wight); b: 3 Oct 1912, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 22 Feb 1989, Peoria, Il. (Methodist Med Cntr); Bu: Swan Lake Memory Gardens, Peoria; M: Jules F. Mieville on 11 Sep 1937 in Palmyra, Mo.; FA: Amos Wight; MO: Alice Suter; Husband preceded on 8 Aug 1988; Resident of 344 Riverview Dr., Creve Coeur, Il.; Survived by a brother: Earl Wight of Bartonville, with whom she lived for six months before her death; two sisters: Catherine Cozart and Mrs. Carl (Margaret) Craig, both of Jacksonville.; Preceded by a sister and two brothers.

MIKOVICH, John P.; d: 7 Apr 1989, Hinsdale, Il. (Hosp); Bu: Clarendon Hills, Il.; Resident of Clarendon Hills; was 65 years old at death; Survived by his wife: Donna; five children, including Scotty Mikovich of Jacksonville; and a granddaughter.

MIKUS, Madalene (Haney); b: 20 Aug 1907, Glasgow, Il.; d: 6 Jul 1996, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Glasgow, Il.; M: Joseph Mikus on 16 Jan 1922 in Venice, Il.; FA: Clark Haney; MO: Maggie Peck; Husband preceded on 6 Jul 1957; Resident of Alsey, Il.; Survived by two daughters: Virginia L. Henderson of Liberty, Mo.; and Clara M. Buker of Belvidere; 15 grand, 32 great grand and five great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by two sons: Glen and Earl; a daughter: Margaret Stone; and three brothers: Paul, Ted and Earl Haney.

MILAM, Betty Jean (Vawter); b: 24 May 1941, Normal, Il.; d: 17 Aug 1992, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Beardstown City Cemetery; FA: Skyler Vawter; MO: Opal Hockersmith; Resident of Ashland; Survived by two sons: Curtis Eugene Woodrum of Texas and Ronald Calvin Berry Jr. of Ashland; a daughter: Rebecca Christine Davis of Texas; two grandchildren; two sisters: Rose Whitehead of Houston, Tex. And Pauline Powell of South Carolina; five brothers: Raymond Wilmoth of Bloomington, Carl Wilmoth of Beardstown, Loyd Wilmoth of Michigan, Millard Vawter of Clonton, Iowa and Frank Vawter of Colorado.; Preceded by her parents; five brothers; and two sisters.

MILBURN, Agnes R. (Blesse); b: 30 Jul 1911, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 29 May 1986, Springfield, Il. (Memorial Med Cntr); Bu: Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville; FA: Charles Blesse; MO: Anna Bridget Devlin; Resident of the Rosedale Boarding Home, Jacksonville; Survived by two daughters: Agnes A. Milburn and Mrs. Gerald (Rose Mary) Reveal, both of Jacksonville; two grandchildren: Mary Votsmier and Janet Reveal, both of Jacksonville; three brothers: John H., Edward D. and Joseph T. Blesse, all of Jacksonville; and a sister: Josephine Reavy of Jacksonville.; Preceded by five sisters and two brothers.

MILBURN, Daisy Gertrude (Yates); b: 19 Jul 1925, Berlin, Il.; d: 4 Jan 1991, Fargo, N. D.; Bu: Dilworth, Minn.; M: Everett Eugene Milburn in 1947; FA: John F. "Frank" Yates; MO: Mary Virginia Skaggs; Resident of Dilworth, Minn.; Survived by her husband; five daughters; two sons; eight grand and two great grandchildren; four sisters; and four brothers, one being John Yates of Jacksonville.; Preceded by two sisters and a brother.

MILBURN, Rose (Souza); b: 2 Sep 1905, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 24 Dec 1989, Jacksonville, Il.; Bu: Jacksonville East Cemetery; M: G. H. "Pat" Milburn; FA: Henry Souza; MO: Emma Ferreria; Resident of 856 W. Superior, Jacksonville; Survived by her husband; a daughter: Mrs. James (Shirley) Whitlock Johnston of Lindale, Tex.; two stepdaughters: Mrs. Gerald (Rosemary) Reveal and Agnes Ann Milburn, both of Jacksonville; three grand and eight great grandchildren.; Preceded by five brothers and five sisters.

MILBY, Edward S.; b: 25 Dec 1899, Schuyler Co., Il.; d: 16 Nov 1979, Rushville, Il.; Bu: Rushville Cemetery; M: 1) Mary Lawler on 12 May 1925 2) Nellie Persinger on 20 Feb 1954 in Las Vegas, Nev.; FA: Clement Milby; MO: Florentine Settles; 1st wife preceded; Resident of 418 E. Washington St., Rushville; WWI Army Vet.; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. H. C. (Caroline) Taylor and Mrs. K. J. (Genevieve) Miles, both of Tucson, Ariz.; four grand and four great grandchildren.; Preceded by three sisters.

MILBY, Frank A.; b: 1 Oct 1923, Rushville, Il.; d: 28 Mar 1979, Rushville, Il. (Culbertson Mem Hosp); Bu: Rushville Cemetery; FA: Frank Milby; MO: Lourean Lang; Resident of Rushville; Survived by two brothers: Glen of Bryant and Stanley of Rushville; a sister: Mrs. Evelyn Claasen of Joliet; three nephews and three nieces.; Preceded by his parents.

MILBY, Lela Lurene (Shaver); b: 14 Sep 1902, Schuyler Co., Il.; d: 7 Mar 1992, Rushville, Il. (Snyder's Vaughn Nursing Home); Bu: Rushville City Cemetery; M: Lewis C. Milby on 28 Mar 1925 in Rushville, Il.; FA: David Wesley Shaver; MO: Florence Viola Phillips; Husband preceded in 1946; Resident of 450 S. Madison, Macomb, Il.; Survived by three sons: Merle Emery of Vermont, Harold Eugene of Beardstown and Leslie Leroy of Macomb; six daughters: Faye Virginia Avery of Rushville, Mary Christine Blair of Ashland, Florence May Edwards of Springfield, Marjorie Rosalee Fahnders and Joyce Darlene Goodwin, both of Pekin, and Ramona Eloise Henderson of Macomb; 23 grand and 26 great grandchildren.; Preceded by a son: Morris Wesley; and three grandchildren.

MILES, Alfred M.; b: 19 Jun 1914, Springfield, Il.; d: 12 Feb 1985, Peoria, Il.; Bu: Hersman Cemetery, near Mt. Sterling, Il.; M: Judith Bowen on 18 Aug 1956 in Peoria, Il.; FA: Truman Miles; MO: Ethel Stoneburner; Resident of 1210 N. E. Perry, Peoria, Il.; former Brown Co. resident; WWII Navy Vet.; Survived by his wife; a son: Murdith A. of Peoria; and a brother: Roy of Chillicothe.; Preceded by a brother and a sister.

MILES, Bertram A.; b: 30 Apr 1913, Grove City, Penn.; d: 18 Jul 1986, Peoria, Il. (St. Francis Med Cntr); Bu: Pekin, Il.; M: Audrey Gerard on 11 Nov 1946 in Manhattan, Kans.; FA: J. Bertram Miles; MO: Jenny Trovethin; Resident of Creve Coeur, Il.; WWII Army Vet.; Survived by his wife; three daughters: Mrs. Gary (Sharon) Harris of Pekin, Mrs. David (Nancy) King of Bartonville and Mrs. David (Becky) Smith of Marquette Heights; a half brother: Lewis Free of Greenville, Pa.; a half sister: Mary Louise Hitchcock of El Cajon, Calif.; and four grandchildren.; Preceded by two brothers.

MILES, Jeffrey A.; b: 2 Dec 1961, Denver, Colo.; d: 5 Aug 1996, Denver, Colo. (University Hosp); Bu: Crown Hill Cemetery, Denver; FA: Clarence Miles; MO: Helen Smothers; Resident of Denver; Survived by his parents of Roodhouse; two daughters: Brittany and Ashley, both of Denver; and a brother: Jim of Denver.

MILES, Kenneth; b: Winchester, Il.; d: 28 Jun 1982, Prescott, Ariz. (Vets Admin Hosp); Bu: Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery; M: Betty ; Resident of 1045 Maricipa Dr., Cottonwood, Ariz.; WWII Army Vet.; Survived by his wife of Cottonwood; sisters: Ruth Miller of Jacksonville and Flora Moore and Esther Blue of Phoenix, Ariz.; and two brothers: Raymond and Walter, both of Jacksonville.

MILES, Margaret M. (Butler); b: 5 Sep 1905, north of Woodson, Il.; d: 18 Feb 1995, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Camp Butler Cemetery, Springfield, Il.; M: Fred Miles in 1950 in Springfield, Il.; FA: Charles E. Butler; MO: Elizabeth Ezard; Husband preceded in 1972; Resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Springfield; Survived by a sister: Mildred Whelton of Decatur; and a brother in law: Russell Lovell of Jacksonville.; Preceded by three sisters: Lucille Megginson, Sarah E. Lovell and Myrtle Butler; and two brothers: Jack and George Butler.

MILES, Raymond; b: 11 Feb 1913, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 4 Sep 1990, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville; M: Margaret Dillon on 2 Feb 1947 in East Newark, N. J.; FA: Charles Samuel Miles; Mo: Eliza Jane Toler; Resident of 104 Havendale Dr., Jacksonville; WWII Army Vet.; Survived by his wife; a son: Michael R. of Jacksonville; a daughter: Patricia Miles of Normal; a brother: Walter of Jacksonville; four sisters: Mrs. Ruth Miller of Jacksonville, Mrs. Flora Moore of Houston, Tex., Mrs. Grace Means of Peoria and Mrs. Estel Howe of Oxnard, Calif.; and four grandchildren: Lucas, Sara, Emily and Molly.; Preceded by a brother and a sister.

MILES, Ruth H. (Harkless); b: 2 Jun 1916, London Mills, Il.; d: 4 Jul 1990, Rushville, Il. (Culbertson Mem Hosp); Bu: Hope Cemetery, west of Galesburg, Il.; M: Harlan Miles on 4 Jul 1953 in Decatur, Il.; FA: Ralph Harkless; MO: Clara E. Tharr; Husband preceded on 14 Nov 1974; Resident of 643 N. Bessie St., Rushville; Survived by a brother: Clyde Harkless of Canton; a sister: Mary Rice of Rushville; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by a brother: Carl.

MILEWSKI, Stanley G. Rev.; b: 2 Jun 1921, Chicago, Il.; d: 5 Jan 1994, Springfield, Il.; Bu: St. Adalbert Cemetery, Niles, Il.; FA: Boleslaw Milewski; MO: Pauline Ciborowska; Resident of Springfield; Korean War Army Vet.; Survived by two sisters: Mrs. Sophie Jawor of Chicago and Mrs. John (Lillian) Klein of Rhinelander, Wis.; four brothers: Edward of Manhattan, Kans., Alex of Hanover Park, Casimer of Springfield and John of California; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.; Preceded by a sister: Lottie Jazwieck.

MILEY, Arizona E. Walden; b: 5 Oct 1994, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 7 Nov 1994, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Jacksonville East Cemetery; FA: Gary Miley Jr.; MO: Dottie Walden; Survived by her parents; maternal grandmother: Beth Walden; maternal grandfather: Bobby Johnson; paternal grandparents: Gary and Linda Miley, all of Jacksonville; maternal great grandparents: maternal great grandparents: Dottie Ashbaker of Jacksonville and Charles Myers of Davenport, Iowa; and paternal great grandparents: Barb and Butch Sumpter of Jacksonville and Jim McEvers of Kilbourne.; Preceded by a great-great grandmother: Marcie Hawks on 8 Nov 1994.

MILEY, Hallard L.; b: 26 Apr 1932, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 15 Apr 1979, Springfield, Il. (Memorial Med Cntr); Bu: Jacksonville East Cemetery; M: 1) Eunice Herrin 2) Donna Buchanan; FA: Willard Miley; MO: Nellie Fernandes; 1st wife preceded in Aug 1971; Resident of 520 Sherman, Jacksonville; Korean War Vet.; Survived by his wife; two sons: Hallard Six and Brad Lee, both of Jacksonville; three brothers: Junior of Frankfort, Ky., William of Springfield and Lawrence of Jacksonville; three sisters: Ruth Bauser, Alberta Bauser and Charlotte Chaney, all of Jacksonville; and two grandchildren: Hallard and Jennifer Six.

MILEY, Lawrence E.; b: 22 Dec 1922, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 6 May 1983, Beardstown, Il.; Bu: Jacksonville East Cemetery [Eastview]; FA: Willard Miley; MO: Nellie Fernandes; Resident of 1101 Arenz St., Beardstown; Surviving are his mother; two sons: Gary Miles of Jacksonville and Larry Eugene of Latham; two brothers: Junior of Frankfort, Ky. and William of Chapin; three sisters: Ruth and Alberta Bauser and Charlotte Cheney, all of Jacksonville; and three grandchildren.

MILLARD, Hannah May (Hurst); b: 19 Dec 1880, Roberts, Il.; d: 5 Mar 1977, Beardstown, Il. (Myers Nursing Home); Bu: Beardstown City Cemetery; M: Allan D. Millard in 1906 in Roberts, Il.; FA: William Hurst; MO: Mary Jane ; Husband preceded; Resident of 1207 Jackson, Beardstown; Survived by three daughters: Mrs. Clarissa M. McKnight of Beardstown, Mrs. Dave (Betsey) Frederick of Springfield and Mrs. C. F. (Alicia) KcKee of Canon City, Colo.; two sons: Walter A. of Beardstown and Robley H. of Springfield; twos sisters: Mrs. Elsie Gray and Mrs. Synthia Reinhardt, both of Springfield; three grandchildren; and a great grandchild.; Preceded by a son and a daughter.

MILLER, Agnes Sheets (Little); b: 1 Apr 1900, Scott Co., Il.; d: 23 Feb 1993, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Fairview Cemetery, Bluffs, Il.; M: 1) Charles Sheets on 28 Jan 1930 in Bowling Green, Mo. 2) unknown Miller; FA: Lafayette Little; MO: Alice Jones; 1st husband preceded on 8 Jan 1952; Resident of 236 N. Putnam, Meredosia, Il.; Survived by two sisters: Irene Mixer of Jacksonville and Louise Brockhouse of Bluffs; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by six brothers and three sisters.

MILLER, Aileen (Nunes); b: 13 Nov 1903, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 6 Mar 1978, Barstow, Calif.; Bu: Barstow, Calif. community; M: Franklin H. Miller in 1941 in Los Angeles, Calif.; FA: Edward P. Nunes; MO: Eva L. Vasconcellos; Former resident of Jacksonville; Husband preceded in 1973; Survived by these brothers and sisters: Evelyn Kitchens of Alden and Laurence Nunes and Mrs. Lucille Cully, both of Jacksonville, Harold E. Nunes of Lake Petersburg, Ralph Nunes of Tucson, Ariz., Lee Nunes of Liles and Raymond Nunes of Peoria; and a number of nieces and nephews.; Preceded by a brother: Owen Nunes.

MILLER, Albert H.; b: 7 May 1928, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 29 Jul 1982, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville; M: Rosemary Hermes on 22 Nov 1952 in Alexander, Il.; FA: Oscar David Miller; MO: H. Louise Williams; Resident of 1712 Mound Rd., Jacksonville; Survived by his wife; four sons: John David, Mark Edwin and Alan Joseph, all of Quincy and Richard Albert of St. Louis; a daughter: Mrs. Joseph (Debra Lynne) Kimble of Peoria; three grandsons: Andrew Michael, Ryan Patrick and Brandon Matthew Miller; three sisters: Mrs. Carroll (Mary) Sears of Bluffs, Mrs. Robert (Ruth) Shelton of Calumet City and Mrs. Raymond (Joann) Landes of Jacksonville.; Preceded by a sister.

MILLER, Alice Marie (Lee); b: 14 May 1913, Cass Co., Il.; d: 21 Oct 1981, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Chandlerville Cemetery; M: Lloyd E. Miller on 11 Mar 1933 in Virginia, Il.; FA: Noah Lee; MO: Murna Cooper; Resident of 1411 W. College, Jacksonville; Husband died on 13 Jun 1972; Survived by a foster brother: Robert Rodgers, Jacksonville.

MILLER, Allen S.; b: 17 Sep 1912, Waverly, Il.; d: 14 Oct 1990, Auburn, Il.; Bu: Waverly Cemetery; M: Ruth Fox on 12 Dec 1933; FA: Fred Miller; MO: Bertha Workman; Resident of Auburn; formerly of rural Waverly; Survived by his wife; a son: Kenneth of Auburn; a daughter: Janet Moellman of LaGrange; five grandchildren; five great grandchildren; three sisters: Lois Germann and Rita Williams, both of Loami and Eileen Colburn of Waverly; four brothers: Raymond of San Diego, Calif., Jim of Shelbyville, Mo., Roger of Springfield and Joy of Waverly.

MILLER, Almeta (Mann); b: 27 Dec 1884, Flick Rock, Ky.; d: 9 Jun 1976, Greenfield, Il. (Cedar Knolls Nursing Home); Bu: Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield; M: Jesse B. Miller on 16 Feb 1910; FA: George Mann; MO: Clementine Huffman; Husband preceded on 2 Nov 1972; Former resident of Springfield; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Mildred Adcock of Greenfield; three grand and two great grandchildren; a sister: Mrs. Menta Cox; and a brother: John Mann, both of Great Falls, Mont.; Preceded by a son.

MILLER, Alvin Lewis; d; 9 Mar 1994, Goodlettsville, Tenn.; Bu: Middle Tennessee Vets Cemetery, Goodlettsville; M: Gladys Harrell; Resident of Goodlettsville, Tenn.; was 68 years old at death; Survived by his wife, formerly of Jacksonville; three sons: Terry of Lowell, Ind., Glenn of Cedar Lake, Ind. and Kirk of Goodlettsville; and six grandchildren.

MILLER, Amy (Lundquist); b: 23 Apr 1898, Rock Falls, Il.; d: 25 Mar 1984, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Mt. Olive Cemetery, Mayview, Il.; M: Roy Miller on 2 Apr 1916 in Rock Falls, Il.; FA: John Lundquist; MO: Anna Louise Moeller; Former resident of Ogden, Il.; Husband preceded on 22 Nov 1946; Survived by three sons: Milo of Myrtle Beach, S. C., Roy, Jr. of Decatur and Paul of Shreveport, La.; four daughters: Lillian Bradley, Louise Bensyl, Shirley Green and Geneva Baxter, all of Ogden; 27 grandchildren; 48 great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.; Preceded by a daughter, a great grandchild, four brothers and a sister.

MILLER, Ann C. (Bordenkircher); b: 4 Jan 1912, Brown Co., Il.; d: 12 Mar 1992, Springfield, Il. (Memorial Med Cntr); Bu: Mt. Sterling Catholic Cemetery; M: Horace C. Miller on 14 Apr 1951; FA: Joseph Bordenkircher; MO: Alice Waters; Husband preceded on 23 Apr 1989; Resident of Mt. Sterling; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Stephen (Deborah) Mohr of Naperville and Mrs. Danny (Barbara) Bigley of Mt. Sterling; a brother: Joseph Bordenkircher of Orchard Park, N. Y.; and four grandchildren.

MILLER, Arthur G.; b: 2 Jun 1912, Lorain, Ohio; d: 23 Nov 1984, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery [Mausoleum]; M: Arlene Rounds on 18 Oct 1966 in Reno, Nev.; FA: George Miller; MO: Mary Brown; Resident of 801 N. Diamond, Jacksonville; WWII Army Vet.; Survived by his wife and the following step children: June Evely Waldron of Oberlin, Ohio, Jean Elizabeth Kawasaki of Glendale, Ariz., Patricia Lee Nevak of Anchorage, Alaska, Loren Kenneth Mull of San Diego, Calif., and Barbara Ann Matson of Jacksonville; 16 grandchildren; and a sister: Florence Hageman of Lorain, Ohio.

MILLER, Bennie Lloyd; b: 20 May 1889, Timewell, Il.; d: 10 Jan 1978, Quincy, Il. (St. Mary's Hosp); Bu: Mounds Cemetery, Timewell; M: Mary Ann McHatton on 23 Feb 1909 in Mt. Sterling, Il.; FA: Solomon D. Miller; MO: Lottie Luchy Griffin; Wife preceded; Resident of Quincy; formerly of Timewell; Survived by his sister: Mrs. Ralph (Helen) James of Chicago; and a niece: Mrs. George (Winifred) Braddock of Lake Violla, Il.; Preceded by a brother and two sisters.

MILLER, Betty Jean (Anthony); b: 3 Dec 1924, Roodhouse, Il.; d: 21 Sep 1994, Elgin, Il. (St. Joseph's Hosp); Bu: Algonquin Township Cemetery; M: Robert Miller; FA: Jasper Anthony; MO: Julia Browning; Husband preceded in 1984; Resident of Algonquin; Survived by two sons: Martin (wife, Anne) and Robert (wife, Wendy) of Lake-in-the-Hills; one daughter: Sandra (husband, Mike) Schroeder of Crystal Lake; three sisters; and seven grandchildren.

MILLER, Billy Gene; b: 8 May 1928, Sterling, Il.; d: 2 Dec 1993, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Immanuel East Cemetery, Jacksonville; FA: Claude Harry Miller; MO: Edna Kruse; Resident of Jacksonville; Survived by a sister: Wilda Sapp or Rock Falls.

MILLER, Cathryn Pauline (Cummings); b: 11 Oct 1912, Scott Co., Il.; d: 10 Sep 1979, Pittsfield, Il.; Bu: Pittsfield West Cemetery; M: Raymond Miller on 29 Jul 1929 in Winchester, Il.; FA: Brent Cummings; MO: Emma Johnson; Resident of Pittsfield; Survived by her husband; three sons: Russell, Richard and Thomas, all of Pittsfield; and a daughter: Mrs. Charles (Janet) Gully of Pittsfield; 12 grand and five great grandchildren; and a sister: Mrs. Geraldine Christison of Jacksonville.; Preceded by nine brothers and sisters and a half sister.

MILLER, Charles E.; b: 27 Jan 1916, Exline, Iowa; d: 29 Oct 1977, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); M: Dorothy McGuire on 23 Nov 1942; FA: Jake Miller; MO: Nora Brunk; Wife preceded on 28 May 1964; Resident of 416 Labor Dr., Jacksonville; WWII Army Vet.; Survived by a son: C. Ronald of Jacksonville.

MILLER, Charles F.; b: 10 Feb 1913, Beardstown, Il.; d: 22 May 1994, Beardstown, Il. (Myers Nursing Home); Bu: Messerer Cemetery, near Frederick, Il.; M: Wilma Beleville on 17 Mar 1939 in Rushville, Il.; FA: Alfred Miller; MO: Margaret M. Grushom; Resident of Beardstown; formerly of Rushville; Survived by his wife; three sons: Michael of Bushnell and Stanley and Dennis, both of New Orleans, La.; 14 grand and nine great grandchildren; two sisters: Alma Davis of Rushville and Hazel Decker of Table Grove.; Preceded by two sons; a daughter; and 21 brothers and sisters.

MILLER, Charles R.; b: 23 Oct 1938, Virginia, Il.; d: 13 Oct 1993, Virginia, Il.; Bu: Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield, Il.; M: Shirley Givens on 2 Aug 1959; FA: Ruben M. Miller; MO: Margaret Boyd; Resident of Virginia; Korean War Vet.; Survived by a daughter: Michelle Miller of Granite City; two sons: Morris "Gene" of Warrensburg and Charles R. Jr. of Springfield; two grandchildren; a sister: Mrs. Richard (Dorothy) Tribble of St. Elmo; a friend: Mary Ann Hollenback of Virginia; and numerous nieces and nephews.; Preceded by a brother: Floyd.

MILLER, Clara Belle (Leedy); b: 7 Feb 1932, Morrow Co., Ohio; d: 28 Jan 1992, Jerseyville, Il.; Bu: Winchester City Cemetery; FA: Lloyd Leroy Leedy; MO: Nora Marie Freesen; Resident of Jerseyville; formerly of Pittsfield; Survived by a daughter: Connie Booth of Jerseyville; two sons: Michael of Jerseyville and Patrick of Alton; a grand daughter; a sister: Nettie Hankins of Pittsfield; and a brother: Charles Leedy of Pittsfield.

MILLER, Clara Louise (Tennis); b: 22 Dec 1919, Meredosia, Il.; d: 8 Jan 1989, Sunderland, Md.; Bu: Versailles West Cemetery, Versailles, Il.; M: Herbert Miller on 23 Jul 1940; FA: John Tennis; MO: Fannie Wackerly; Husband preceded in 1983; Resident of Sunderland, Md.; formerly of Meredosia; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Richard (Linda Lee) Mayland of Sunderland, Md.; three grand and two great grandchildren; three sisters: Nellie Spencer of Chicago, Edna Huffard of Siloam Springs, Ark. and Dorothy VanDeventer of Liberty.

MILLER, Clarence C.; b: 13 Feb 1914, St. James, Mo.; d: 29 Jul 1982, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville; M: Sarah Hembrough on 21 Sep 1945; FA: Clarence Miller; MO: Kathryn Hamilton; Resident of Greenfield; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Doris Bien of O'Fallon, Mo.; four grandchildren; a sister: Mrs. Fern Deeder of Marshfield, Mo.; and a brother: Hart Miller of Mascoutah, Mich.

MILLER, Clarence Eugene Sr.; b: 7 Jun 1912, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 30 Sep 1977, Kokomo, Ind. (St. Joseph Hosp); Bu: Chapin Cemetery; M: 1) Myrtle Griffin [died in 1932] 2) Lela Blair in 1942 [died 13 Jul 1976]; FA: James Miller; MO: Hattie ; Resident of Kokomo, Ind.; formerly of Murrayville; Survived by the following Children: Carol Hood, Marilyn Roberts and Ruth Deis, all of Kokomo, Ind. Rosemary DeSilva of Jacksonville, Margaret Nichelson and Fred Miller, Clarence Miller Jr., Carl Miller, Charles Miller and James Miller, all of Jacksonville; 26 grand and six great grandchildren; a sister: Ruth Page of Washington, Il.; and a brother: Francis Miller of Alton.; Preceded by a son and four brothers.

MILLER, Cleon "Cork"; b: 29 Jul 1932, Griggsville, Il.; d: 7 Mar 1989, Pittsfield, Il. (Illini Commty Hosp); Bu: Griggsville Cemetery; M: Erma Wainman on 10 Sep 1954 in Pittsfield, Il.; FA: Charles Miller; MO: Jessie Bartlett; Resident of Griggsville; Korean War Marine Corps Vet.; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Gail (Deborah) DeFrates of Houston, Tex.; a son: Gregory Miller of Griggsville; and six grandchildren: Brent, Heather and Brian DeFrates of Houston, Tex. And Alicia, Jeremy and Andrew Miller of Griggsville.; Preceded by a brother: William.

MILLER, Clifford R.; b: 20 Jun 1897, Cass Co., Il.; d: 29 Feb 1988, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, Il.; M: Rosa McLin in 1923; FA: William Miller; MO: Louise Bins; Wife preceded on 22 Nov 1963; Resident of Virginia; Survived by three sons: Charles and Robert, both of Virginia, and Milton of Canton; a daughter: Mrs. Marion (Maxine) Walton of Pekin; nine grand and five great grandchildren.; Preceded by a brother: Arthur.

MILLER, Cloyd F.; b: 22 Apr 1918, Griggsville, Il.; d: 1 Oct 1982, Pittsfield, Il. (Illini Commty Hosp); Bu: Griggsville Cemetery; FA: Frank Miller; MO: Ellen Scott; Resident of Pittsfield; Survivors include a sister: Mrs. Rachel Grimes of Pittsfield, and several nieces and nephew.

MILLER, Daisy (Couch); b: 24 Mar 1908, Nebo, Il.; d: 2 Jun 1988, Rushville, Il. (Snyder Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home); Bu: Swiggert Cemetery, Griggsville; M: 1) Clarence Pleus on 8 Feb 1930 in St. Louis, Mo. 2) Fred A. Miller on 10 Sep 1948; FA: Ora Melvin Couch; MO: Lela Mae Johnson; Both husbands preceded: 1st in 1945, 2nd in Jul 1955; Survived by four sons: Jean A. Pleus of Griggsville, Gordon D. Pleus of Terre Haute, Ind., Bruce A. Miller of San Diego and Daniel Miller of Mt. Sterling; 14 grand and six great grandchildren; four brothers: Cleon Couch of Golconda, Virgil Couch of Tremont, Clark Couch of Cambria and Walter Couch of Cocoa, Fla.; a sister: Millie Rapp of Bloomington; and several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews, as well as numerous cousins.; Preceded by two brothers: Lee and Arthur Couch.

MILLER, Debra Lynn (Roodhouse); b: 29 Nov 1961; d: 20 Aug 1983, East Peoria, Il.; Bu: East Peoria; M: Robin Miller; FA: James Roodhouse; MO: Mary ; Surviving are her husband; a daughter: Lindsey and her grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. John Roodhouse, Sr. of Roodhouse.

MILLER, Dean Edward; b: 2 Jan 1903, Washington, Il.; d: 14 Jan 1976, Jacksonville, Il. (Convalescent Cntr); Bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery; M: Josephine Peters in 1930; FA: Fred Miller; MO: Amelia Holtzman; Resident of 800 Hoagland Blvd., Jacksonville; Survived by three sons: Joseph Miller of Chatham, John of Meredosia and Robert of Tulsa, Okla.; two daughters: Marlene Linstromberg of Buffalo Grove and Virginia Miller of Denver, Colo.; 7 grandchildren.; Preceded by two sisters and a brother.

MILLER, Dora (Davis); b: 28 Jul 1896, Elkhart, Il.; d: 19 Aug 1983, Springfield, Il. (Lewis Mem Nursing Home); Bu: Auburn Cemetery; M: Otto C. Miller on 24 Nov 1915 in Springfield, Il.; FA: Robert Davis; MO: Etta Fawcett; Former resident of Loami and New Berlin; Husband preceded in 1977; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Charles G. (Frances E.) Coker of New Berlin; nine grand, nine great grand and two step great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by a daughter; a brother; three half brothers and a half sister.

MILLER, Dottie Lou (Baker); b: 4 Feb 1933, New Salem, Il.; d: 14 Dec 1985, Springfield, Il. (St. John's Hosp); Bu: Griggsville Cemetery; M: Raleigh Miller in 1950 in Griggsville, Il.; FA: Lyndle Baker; MO: Florine Fowler; Resident of Beardstown; formerly of Griggsville; Survived by her husband; her mother; six daughter: Marcia Diane of Quincy, Mary Ann Lerch of San Antonio, Tex., Barbara Brawdy of Naples, Fla., Brenda Kay Nash of Beardstown and Sherald and Lori, both at home; three sisters: Anna Marie Kaffenberger of Beardstown, Sue Hobson and Sharon Freeman, both of Griggsville; and a brother: Bruce Baker of Jacksonville.; Preceded by her father and a brother.

MILLER, Eddra L. (Harris); b: 25 Nov 1909, Pike Co., Il.; d: 10 Feb 1996, Pittsfield, Il. (Illini Hosp); Bu: Pittsfield West Cemetery; M: Gerald C. Miller on 23 Mar 1940 in Bowling Green, Mo.; FA: Thomas Francis Harris; MO: Grace Myers; Husband preceded on 8 Nov 1965; Resident of Pittsfield; Survived by a sister: Mrs. James A. (Ada) McKinney of Pittsfield; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by three sisters: Barbara Smith, Frances Lyman and one in infancy; and three brothers: Leo, Cloyd and Thomas Owen Harris.

MILLER, Elbert H. "Bert"; b: 5 Oct 1928, Oblong, Il.; d: 17 Apr 1995, East Peoria, Il.; Bu: Oakwood Cemetery, Metamora, Il.; M: Hattie Wardell on 13 Feb 1949; FA: Hiram Miller; MO: Lenora Graham; Resident of East Peoria; Korean War Vet.; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Bill (Chris) Fisher of Tremont and Mrs. Tom (Alice) Esh of York, Pa.; five grandchildren; and a sister: Bernice Allen of San Angelo, Tex.; Preceded by two brothers and two sisters.

MILLER, Elinor H. (Hodgen); b: 21 Feb 1888, Pleasant Plains, Il.; d: 9 Dec 1979, Springfield, Il.; St. John's Hosp); Bu: Sulphur Springs Cemetery, Loami, Il.; M: Tom C. Miller on 11 Aug 1915 in Springfield, Il.; FA: Phillip Hodgen; MO: Emma Harrison; Resident of Loami; Survived by her husband; a son: George R. of Franklin; and three daughters: Mildred Coons of Moline, Ruth Edwards of Paxton and Arabell Dyson of Virden; 14 grand and nine great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by a son: Charles in 1936; a daughter: Dorothy Stone in 1950; a grandson in 1976; and several brothers and sisters.

MILLER, Elizabeth (Ritterbush); b: 3 Dec 1889; d: 8 Dec 1983, Virden, Il.; Bu: Oak Grove Cemetery, Modesto, Il.; M: Arthur James Miller in 1914; FA: Henry Ritterbush; MO: Bettie Wiegers; Resident of Modesto; died at home of daughter; Husband preceded on 14 Aug 1956; Survivors include three sons: Marvin of Virden, Raymond of Girard, Kenneth of Modesto; three daughters: Maurine Owens of Virden, LaVona Greer of Modesto, Marie Walden of Girard; a nephew: Robert Riffey of Virden; 23 grand, 45 great grand and two great-great grandchildren.; Preceded by a sister and three grandchildren.

MILLER, Ella Marie (Megginson); b: 8 Mar 1927, Woodson, Il.; d: 10 Jan 1986, Fort Walton Beach, Fla. (Humana Hosp); Bu: Auburn Cemetery; M: Harold Miller on 8 Jan 1946; FA: Ralph A. Megginson; MO: Ruth Hembrough; Resident of Auburn; Survived by her husband; two brothers: Ralph of Pawnee and Ted R. Megginson of Auburn; four sisters: Mrs. Elizabeth Brewer and Mrs. Annella Burton, both of Aurora, Louise Megginson of Alabama and Mrs. Eleanor Gilpin of Arizona; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by an infant son: Gregory Eugene; and three brothers.

MILLER, Elsie; b: 21 Nov 1907, Ashland, Il.; d: 19 Mar 1984; Bu: Pittsfield West Cemetery; FA: Richard Miller; MO: Meta Niemyer; Resident of Quincy; Survived by five sisters: Mrs. Lela Finson, Pittsfield; Miss Louise Miller, Effingham; Mrs. Catherine Clark, Phoenix, Ariz.; Mrs. Mabel Cavanaugh and Mrs. Virginia Rutledge, both of Edgewood; a brother: John Miller, Ewing, Mo. and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by two brothers.

MILLER, Elta (Cruzan); b: Jacksonville, Il.; d: 6 Oct 1982, Battle Creek, Mich.; Bu: Michigan; M: Raymond Miller on 8 Oct 1919 in Jacksonville, Il.; FA: Garrett H. Cruzan; MO: Ellen Kirk; Former Jacksonville resident; Husband preceded in 1981; Survivors include two sons: Carl of Marshall, Mich.; and Ralph of Oaxoco, Mexico; four grand children and a great grandchild; two sisters: Mrs. Anna Jolly of Jacksonville and Mrs. Ellen Patterson of Winchester; several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by her parents, six brothers and two sisters.

MILLER, Elza B.; b: 9 Feb 1904, Cecilia, Ky.; d: 28 Aug 1990, Springfield, Il. (Memorial Med Cntr); Bu: Beardstown City Cemetery; M: Neta Coats on 24 Jun 1944 in Jacksonville, Il.; FA: Robert Miller; MO: Arthusa Chapin; Resident of 804 W. Seventh St., Beardstown; WWII Vet.; Survived by his wife; five sons: Tom of Bradley, James of Springfield, Buddy of Pittsfield, Mike of Virginia and Jimmy of Beardstown; three daughters: Mary Vaniter of Springfield and Rosemary Homer and Candy Rebman, both of Beardstown; a sister: Edith Steele of Benton; two brothers: Walter of Arizona and Claude of Jacksonville; and numerous grand and great grandchildren.; Preceded by five brothers and two sisters.

MILLER, Ernest F.; b: 22 May 1914, Hot Springs, Ark.; d: 20 Jul 1994, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: White Hall Cemetery; M: Ragena Sue Copley Daniels on 17 Feb 1968 in Jacksonville, Il.; FA: John Miller; MO: Myrtle ; Wife preceded on 19 Sep 1993; Survived by two stepsons: Clifford Daniels of Jacksonville and Alex Daniels of Springfield; a step daughter: Treva Daley of Edwardsville; and four stepgrandchildren.; Preceded by a brother: Earl.

MILLER, Ethan Ray Sr.; b: 4 Feb 1917, Chambersburg, Il.; d: 24 Jun 1983, Rushville, Il. (Culbertson Mem Hosp); Bu: Dorsey Cemetery, near Perry, Il.; M: Viola Marie Goodwin on 4 Jul 1959 in Atlas, Il.; FA: Ira Steven Miller; MO: Goldie Mae Ballard; Resident of Route 1, Versailles; Survived by his wife; eight children: Ethan Ray Jr., of Perry; Mrs. Clifford (Goldie) Boester of Denton, Tex., William of Pittsfield; Mrs. Sam (Diane) Neal of Pawnee; Randy, Lori, Bobby and Sheila, all at home; a brother: George Miller of Ashland; four sisters: Margaret Hudelson of Perry; Bertha Shoemaker of Vermont; Dorothy Jones of Mt. Sterling; Clara Mae Norris of Plymouth; 12 grandchildren.; Preceded by a son, two brothers and a grandson.

MILLER, Ethel (Carter); b: 17 May 1887, White Hall, Il.; d: 24 May 1984, Morris, Il. (Grundy Co. Nursing Home); Bu: Pine Tree Cemetery, near Patterson, Il.; M: Elmer Miller on 21 Aug 1911; FA: John Carter; MO: Lana Manger; Husband preceded; Survived by two sons: Norbert of Cape Coral, Fla. and Lynn "Mike" of Morris; three daughters: Mrs. Gerald (Margaret) Nuss of Long Beach, Calif., Mrs. Leslie (Grace) Reynolds of Morris and Mrs. Edward (Lana) Tabler of Bella Vista, Ark.; 15 grand and six great grandchildren; a sister: Mrs. Frank (Dorothy) Allen of O'Fallon; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by a son, a daughter, a great granddaughter, three brothers and seven sisters.

MILLER, Ethel Pauline (Aulabaugh); b: 12 Jan 1908, Hettick, Il.; d: 21 Aug 1995, rural Palmyra, Il.; Bu: Gilead Baptist Cemetery, Hettick, Il.; M: Wendell Bird Miller on 24 Dec 1930; FA: Richard Thomas Aulabaugh; MO: Mary Catherine Webber; Husband preceded in 1989; Resident of Hettick; Survived by a daughter: Marilyn Huson of Palmyra; four grand and nine great grandchildren.; Preceded by a son; six brothers and two sisters.

MILLER, Euphia Mae (Harvey); b: 21 Aug 1905, Morgan Co., Il.; d: 26 Jun 1981, Beardstown, Il. (Hosp); Bu: Arenzville East Cemetery; M: Daniel A. Miller on 4 Mar 1924; FA: Zachariah Harvey; MO: Hattie Thomas; Husband died 22 Jul 1968; Resident of Arenzville; Surviving are two sisters, Helen I. Cifelli of Galesburg and Zena Edwards of Moline; four grandchildren: Shelley Riley of Beardstown, Melanie Ross of Beardstown, Shane Miller of Arenzville and Greg Miller of Peoria; a son in law, Albert Orr of Arenzville.; Preceded by a daughter, Marilyn Orr, 27 Sep 1980.

MILLER, Everett E.; b: 3 Jun 1893, Crocker, Mo.; d: 29 Nov 1983, Pittsfield, Il. (Illini Commty Hosp); Bu: Crescent Heights Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, Il.; M: Mary Roam on 21 Sep 1914 in Crocker, Mo.; FA: John Miller; MO: Mary Douglas; Resident of Pleasant Hill; Wife preceded in 1965; Surviving are two sons: Edward of Nebo and Harold of Peoria; three daughters: Geneva Hill of Nebo; Alma Devecks of Dunnellon, Fla.; and Frances Ramshaw of Marathon Shores, Fla.; 15 grand; 25 great grand; and 12 great-great grandchildren; and a sister: Lula Peterson of Richland, Mo.; Three brothers, two sisters, a son, a daughter and two grandchildren preceded.

MILLER, Floyd E.; b: 29 May 1929, Virginia, Il.; d: 10 Dec 1985, Springfield, Il. (Memorial Med Cntr); Bu: Beardstown City Cemetery; M: Alice Watkins on 29 Apr 1949 in Petersburg, Il.; FA: Reuben Miller; MO: Margaret Boyd; Resident of Springfield Road, Beardstown; Survived by his wife; two sons: David E. of rural Arenzville and Donald E. of Mt. Sterling; two granddaughters: Cheryl Lynn and Sondra Kay Miller; two grandsons: John Edward and James Donald Miller; a brother: Charles Robert of Virginia; a sister: Mrs. Roy (Dorothy) Tribble with the military in Germany; and several nieces and nephews.

MILLER, Frank B. "Red"; b: 13 Mar 1936, near Cutler, Il.; d: 26 May 1985, Pittsfield, Il.; Bu: Oakwood Cemetery, Pittsfield; M: Juanita Sackett in June 1959 in Pittsfield, Il.; FA: Frank W. Miller; MO: Florence Holman; Resident of Pittsfield; Army Vet.; Survived by his wife; his mother of Cutler; a daughter: Elizabeth J. (Becky) Wassell of Pittsfield; a granddaughter; four sisters: Mrs. Donald (Wanda) Snyder Sr. and Mrs. Lyle (Pat) Spann, both of Pittsfield, Mrs. Jack (Sheryl) Harding and Mrs. Roy (LaVonne) Conway, both of Cutler; six brothers: Vernon, Roy, Quinton, Ronald and Merle, all of Cutler, and Kenneth of Steelville.; Preceded by his father.

MILLER, Fred; b: 31 Mar 1913, Murraysvile, Mo.; d: 7 May 1986, Pleasant Hill, Il.; Bu: Crescent Heights Cemetery, Pleasant Hill; M: Mary Crane on 13 Oct 1951 in Hannibal, Mo.; FA: William Miller; MO: Mary Lee; Resident of Pleasant Hill; WWII Vet.; Survived by his wife; five sons: William Miller of Nebo, Kenneth Chitwood of Quincy, Richard Chitwood of Mexico, Mo., Donald Chitwood of Los Angeles, Calif. and Robert Chitwood of Macomb; two daughters: Mrs. Wanda Young of Frankford, Mo. and Mrs. JoAnn Elledge of Louisiana, Mo.; four brothers: Oral of Nebo, Wayne of Pleasant Hill, Lloyd of Detroit and Gerald of Jacksonville; four sisters: Mrs. Virginia Martin of Nebo, Mrs. Geretta Stamp of Romeoville, Mrs. Loretta Hartsock of Phoenix, Ariz. and Mrs. Betty Goewei of Nebo; 12 grand and 3 great grandchildren.

MILLER, George M.; b: 9 Feb 1880, Siloam Springs, Il.; d: 19 Oct 1979, Pittsfield, Il. (Illini Commty Hosp); Bu: Mt. Sterling City Cemetery; M: Velma Ferguson on 17 Feb 1907 in Adams Co., Il.; FA: Silas B. Miller; MO: Clara Tucker; Wife preceded in 1959; Resident of Pittsfield; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Glenn (Laura) Dalton of Colorado Springs, Colo.; a granddaughter: Mrs. Carol Hintz of Siptersfeldt, West Germany; and two great granddaughters.; Preceded by a brother and three sisters.

MILLER, George R.; b: 4 May 1915, Meredosia, Il.; d: 18 Jan 1994, Springfield, Il. (Memorial Med Cntr); Bu: Laurel Hill Cemetery, Havana, Il.; M: 1) Elva Urven 2) Eula Masten Meyer on 4 Nov 1978; FA: Ira Miller; MO: Goldie Ballard; Resident of R. R. 1, Ashland; formerly of Pike Co., Il.; WWII Vet.; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Eva Mae Allen of Meredosia and Mary Shoemaker of Perry; a stepdaughter: Loretta Eden of Oregon, Il.; three step sons: Roland Hinrichs of Havana, Russell Hinrichs of Petersburg and James Hinrichs of Vermont, Il.; 25 grand and 15 great grandchildren; three sisters: Margaret Huddelston of Perry, Dorothy Jones of Mt. Sterling and Clara Mae; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by three brothers and two sisters.

MILLER, George W.; b: 23 Nov 1906, Hettick, Il.; d: 2 Jan 1987, Carlinville, Il. (Hosp); Bu: Waverly Cemetery; M: Opal Viola Jennings on 5 Jan 1926; FA: William Miller; MO: Sarah Bragg; Wife preceded on 22 May 1985; Resident of Waverly; Survived by a daughter: Leona Elmore of Modesto; and a son: Roy of Pascagoula, Miss.; six grand children; several nieces and nephews.

MILLER, Gertrude Deatherage (Hagan); b: 6 Feb 1889, Hopkinsville, Ky.; d: 19 Dec 1992, Girard, Il. (Pleasant Hill Nursing Home); Bu: Waverly East Cemetery; M; 1) Fred Deatherage in 1910 in St. Louis, Mo. 2) ; FA: Joseph Hagan; 1st husband died in 1923; Resident of Girard; Survived by a son: Mason A. Deatherage of Girard; two grand children, including Maureen Havens of Waverly; and two great grand children.; Preceded by three brothers: William Elsie and Kentchen Hagen; and five sisters: Mary Lambert, Flossie Hall, Cecil Hagen, Bertie Davis and Mossie Hagen.

MILLER, Gladys (Smith); b: 4 Mar 1906, Center, Mo.; d: 9 Apr 1996, Quincy, Il. (Blessing Hosp); Bu: Park Lawn Cemetery, Barry, Il.; M: Harry Miller on 28 Oct 19.. in Pittsfield, Il.; FA: Anthony Smith; MO: Mary Davis; Husband preceded on 22 Oct 1958; Resident of Barry; Survived by a son: Harry Miller Jr. of Barry; three daughters: Wanda Matthews of Boulder, Colo., Mary Lou Patterson of Baylis and Mardell Totsch of Pittsfield; 10 grand and eight great grandchildren.

MILLER, Glenn; b: 2 Mar 1912, Girard, Il.; d: 18 Jul 1988, Springfield, Il.; (Doctor's Hosp); Bu: Waverly City Cemetery; M: Louise Taylor in 1939; FA: Jacob Miller; MO: Anna Melissa Owens; Wife preceded in 1982; Resident of Waverly; Survived by a daughter: Ruth Ann Love of Waverly; four sons: Calvin and Walter, both of Charleston, Charles of Augusta and Oved of Murphysboro; 15 grand and one step grandchild.; Preceded by a daughter: Evelyn Colvin; and two brothers: Carl and Ralph.

MILLER, Glenn "Sonny"; b: Jacksonville, Il.; d: 16 Nov 1984, Riverside, Calif.; Bu: Riverside, Calif.; M: Pat ; FA: Glenn Miller; MO: Erma ; Survived by his wife; four children; four stepchildren; three sisters: Betty Peltier and Mary Gristy, both of Decatur, and Wanda Streder of Springfield; and an aunt: Freda Watkins of Jacksonville.

MILLER, Glenn Eugene; b: 2 Aug 1917, Barron Co., Wis.; d: 29 Sep 1981, Virginia, Il.; Bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, Il.; M: Dorothy Kruse on 11 Jun 1940 in Bowling Green, Mo.; FA: John O. Miller; MO: Addie Duncan; Resident of R. R. 2, Virginia; Surviving are his wife, three daughters: Freda Miller of Springfield, Gladys Thomlinson and Marilyn Miller, both of Virginia; three sons: Vernon and David of Virginia and Charles of Beardstown; eight grandchildren; five step grandchildren; five sisters: Katie Kern of Springfield, Carol Brandt of Fort Meade, Fla., Ruth Walton of Comstock, Wis., Alice Morris and Dorothy Milstead, both of Virginia.

MILLER, Grace Z. (Zimmerman); b: 21 Feb 1900, Griggsville, Il.; d: 1 Aug 1986, Griggsville, Il.; Bu: Griggsville Cemetery; M: Robert Miller; FA: George Zimmerman; MO: Ella Dixon; Husband preceded; Resident of Griggsville; Survived by a niece: Mrs. Nelson (Thelma) Davis of Alton; and two nephews: Herschel Rumple of Griggsville and Virgil Rumple of Winchester.; Preceded by two brothers and a sister.

MILLER, H. Paul; b: 13 Jun 1906, Augusta, Va.; d: 14 Mar 1994, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Green Cemetery, Bluffs, Il.; M: Isabelle Black Jeswbury on 14 Oct 1984 in White Hall, Il.; FA: Benjamin F. Miller; MO: Linna Spitzer; Resident of Bluffs; Survived by his wife of the Scott County Nursing Center, Winchester; a brother: Marcus Miller of Weigers Cove, Va.; and a half brother: Fred Miller of Mt. Sidney, Va.

MILLER, Hazel C. (Chapman); b: 23 Feb 1925, Greene Co., Il.; d: 13 Oct 1988, Dallas, Il.; Bu: Hickory Grove Cemetery, Wrights, Il.; M: J. Robert Miller on 15 Mar 1952 in Greenfield, Il.; FA: Ralph B. Chapman; MO: Floy Kinser; Resident of Dallas; formerly of Greenfield; Survived by her husband; her mother; three daughters: Mrs. David (Beverly) Crone of Jerseyville, Mrs. Hal (Valerie) Hudson of Champaign and Vanessa Miller of Bloomington; a son: Jeff of Aurora, Colo.; five grandchildren; three brothers: Ralph W. of Greenfield, John A. of Wahoo, Neb. and James Chapman of Brighton.

MILLER, Helen (Feezor); b: 1922, Flat River, Mo.; d: 18 Aug 1996, Columbia, Mo.; M: 1) Jack Perry Brown 2) Robert M. Miller; FA: Jesse Feezor; MO: Barbara Hawn; 1st husband preceded in 1946; divorced 2nd husband; Survived by two sons: Jack Perry Brown of Evanston and Lee A. Miller of Columbia, Mo.; and four grandchildren.

MILLER, Helen A. (Ackerson); b: 21 Jun 1903, Cuba, Il.; d: 8 Feb 1992, Beardstown, Il. (Heritage Manor Nursing Home); Bu: Beardstown City Cemetery; M: Harold Robert Miller; FA: Raymond Ackerson; MO: Anna Hardy; Husband preceded; Resident of 919 W. Sixth St., Beardstown; Survived by a son: Robert of Fripp Island, S. C.; a daughter: Charlotte Miller of Beardstown; 4 grand and 9 great grandchildren.

MILLER, Herbert; b: 3 Mar 1916, West Frankfort, Il.; d: 16 Dec 1983, Prince Frederick, Md.; Bu: Versailles Cemetery, Illinois; M: Clara Tennis on 21 Jul 1940; FA: Louis Miller; MO: Kathryn ; Former resident of Chicago and Sunderland, Md.; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Linda Lee Mayland of Sunderland, Md.; and two grandchildren: Michael and Michelle.; Preceded by two brothers and two sisters.

MILLER, Herschel Oscar; b: 24 Feb 1909, Cass Co., Il.; d: 29 Jul 1979, Chandlerville, Il.; Bu: Pontiac Cemetery; FA: Oscar Miller; MO: Eva Clemons; Resident of R. R. 2, Virginia; Survived by two half brothers: William Miller of Virginia and Howard Miller of Frederick; a step sister: Augusta Herget of Virginia and a step brother: Karl Herget of Baylis.; Preceded by a sister and a half brother.

MILLER, Hildegarde J. (Janssen); b: 1 Jan 1903, Florissant, Mo.; d: 8 May 1992, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Young America Cemetery, Young America, Ind.; M: Elzie Amos Miller on 24 Dec 1929 in Jacksonville, Il.; FA: Bernard Henry Janssen; MO: Margaret Gubsen; Husband preceded on 22 Apr 1947; Resident of 800 Hoagland Ave., Jacksonville; Survived by three grandchildren and three great grandchildren.; Preceded by a daughter: Ruth Ann McDermott; and three brothers: Ben, Lambert, and Henry.

MILLER, Horace C.; b: 26 Oct 1913, Brown Co., Il.; d: 23 Apr 1989, Rushville, Il.; Bu: Mt. Sterling Catholic Cemetery; M: Ann Bordenkircher on 14 Apr 1951 in Brown Co., Il.; FA: Leo Miller; MO: Alta Logsdon; Resident of Mt. Sterling; WWII Vet.; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Stephen (Deborah) Mohr of Naperville and Mrs. Danny (Barbara) Bigley of Mt. Sterling; four grandchildren; and several cousins.; Preceded by his parents; a brother; and a sister.

MILLER, Howard B.; b: 16 Oct 1921, Cass Co., Il.; ; d: 15 Jul 1994, Rushville, Il. (Culbertson Hosp); Bu: Pontiac Cemetery, Chandlerville; FA: Oscar Miller; MO: Mary Leinberger; Resident of Beardstown; formerly of Chandlerville; Survived by a brother: William M. of Beardstown; a sister: Augusta Herget of Beardstown; and a nephew.; Preceded by two brothers: John Miller and Herschel Miller; and a half brother: Karl Herget.

MILLER, Irene G. (Little); b: 3 Sep 1913, Jerseyville, Il.; d: 24 Mar 1993, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, Il.; M: Ernest Henry Miller on 12 Oct 1929 in Jacksonville, Il.; FA: Ernest W. Little; MO: Cora May Gibson; Husband preceded on 16 Feb 1958; Resident of Virginia; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Floyd (Ethel) Brooks of Divernon and Margaret Skiles of Virginia; a son: Gary of Springfield; four grand and nine great grandchildren; two sisters: Margaret Eifert of Rockford and Mrs. Harry (Catherine) Hoffman of Yorktown, Va.; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by two brothers: Ernest W. Jr. and Harry Little; and an infant sister: Gladys Little.

MILLER, Isabella B. (Black); b: 3 Aug 1898, Charles, Il.; d: 9 Apr 1994, Winchester, Il. (Scott Co. Nursing Home); Bu: Green Cemetery, Bluffs; M: 1) Claude Jewsbury in Oct 1946 2) Paul Miller on 14 Oct 1984 in White Hall, Il.; FA: Vernon Asa Black; MO: Grace Geer; 1st husband died in 1967; 2nd died in Mar 1994; Resident of Winchester; formerly of J'ville and Bluffs.; The last of her immediate family, she was also preceded in death by her parents and a brother: Harold Black.

MILLER, James A.; b: 17 Dec 1883, Rutledge, Tenn.; d: 29 Aug 1983, Jacksonville, Il.; (Skyview Manor); Bu: Concord Cemetery; M: 1) Lilly Layel 2) Celia Cockrum; FA: James A. Miller; MO: Isabell McGoldrick; Resident of 1021 N. Church, Jacksonville; Both wives preceded; Surviving are four daughters and a son: Lucille Engle of Jacksonville; Beulah McDonald of Oquawka; Ruby Fordyce of Washington, Ind.; Opal Matthews of Springfield; and Roy A. Miller of Washington, Ind.; 13 grand and 45 great grand, and 22 great-great grandchildren.; Preceded by a daughter; four brothers; and three sisters.

MILLER, James H.; b: 22 Dec 1899, Pennsylvania; d: 24 Jan 1979, Jacksonville, Il. (Convalescent Cntr); Bu: Pennsylvania; FA: John Miller; MO: Elizabeth Giest; Former resident of 120 N. Main, St., Meredosia, at his daughter's home; Preceded by his daughter: Mrs. Pearl Fry of Meresosia.

MILLER, Jessie L. (Hughes); b: 23 Aug 1889, Nortonville, Il.; d: 6 Apr 1983, Mendon, Il. (North Adams Home); Bu: Griggsville Cemetery; M: Floyd W. Miller; FA: C. C. Hughes; MO: Sarah Wheeler; Husband preceded in 1953; Formerly a resident of Griggsville and Hannibal, Mo.; Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Gale (Donna) Campbell of Quincy, nine grand, 15 great, and one great-great grandchild.; Preceded by two daughters, a son, five brothers and three sisters.

MILLER, Jo Anne (Cox); b: 11 Feb 1932, Jewett, Il.; d: 25 Mar 1994, rural Varna, Il.; Bu: Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Greenup, Il.; M: Robert Miller on 8 May 1954 in Greenup, Il.; FA: Joseph Cox; MO: Helen Brown; Resident of rural Varna, Il.; Survived by her husband; two sons: Robert and William Miller, both of Varna; two daughters: Mrs. William (Patricia) Burnell of Loveland, Colo. and Mrs. James (Linda) Strange of Arcola; five grandchildren; three brothers: Lawrence of Stock Bridge, Ga., Stanley of Hidalgo and William Cox of Jewett; five sisters: Mrs. Charles (Olive) Gray and Mrs. Donald (June) Bland, both of Jewett, Mrs. Leter (Barbara) Lueken of Peori, Mrs. Donald (Patricia) Gentry of Champaign and Mrs. Steven (Rose) Russell of Murrayville.; Preceded by a brother and a sister.

MILLER, John F.; b: 9 May 1915, Chandlerville, Il.; d: 17 Jan 1978, Beardstown, Il. (Hosp); Bu: Pontiac Cemetery, near Chandlerville; FA: Oscar Miller; MO: Mary Leinberger; Resident of R. R. 2, Virginia; Survived by three brothers: Herschel and William, both of Virginia, and Howard of Frederick; a half brother: Carl Herget of Baylis; and a half sister: Augusta Herget of Virginia.

MILLER, John Robert; b: 20 Oct 1916; d: 30 Jan 1981, Orange, Calif. (St. Joseph Hosp); Bu: California; M: Anna Murphy of El Segundo, Calif. on 5 Sep 1942; FA: William Sherman Miller; MO: Bessie May McDannald; Resident of Black Meadows Landing, Calif.; WWII Army Vet.; Survived by his wife; two children: Mrs. Linda Hollinger of Huntington Beach, Calif. and Jim Miller of Ontario, Calif.; four grandsons; three sisters: Mrs. Virginia (Judy) Peters and Mrs. Betty Bonds of Jacksonville and Mrs. Helen Dickens of rural Chapin; several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by his parents and a sister.

MILLER, Joseph Finley; b: 26 Nov 1913, Wayne Co., Ky.; d: 5 Nov 1986, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Jacksonville East Cemetery; M: Margaret Chaney on 5 Jun 1937 in Virginia, Il.; FA: John Preston Miller; MO: Sarah Elizabeth Duncan; Resident of R. R. 3, Jacksonville; WWII Army Vet.; Survived by his wife; five children: Freddie Joe of Trenary, Mick., Jerry of Fresno, Calif., James, John and Shirley Miller, all of Jacksonville; 13 grand and three great grandchildren; and a sister: Lula Wedemier of Granite City.

MILLER, Joy Howard; b: 11 Aug 1916, Maxwell, Il.; d: 29 Dec 1993, Virden, Il. (Nursing Cntr); Bu: Waverly East Cemetery; FA: Fred Miller; MO: Bertha Workman; Resident of Waverly; Survived by three brothers: Jim of Shelbyville, Mo., Roger of Springfield and Raymond Miller of San Diego, Calif.; three sisters: Eileen Colburn of Springfield, Rita Koke and Lois Germann, both of Loami; and many nieces and nephews.

MILLER, Kenneth Wheatly; b: 4 Aug 1908, Canyon City, Colo.; d: 2 Feb 1982, Salem, Il.; Bu: Centralia, Il.; M: Doris ; FA: Ralph W. Miller; MO: Martha ; Resident of Centralia; Survived by his mother, of Jacksonville; his wife, of Centralia; a daughter; Joellen Morris of Calif.; two grandchildren; a sister: Georgia Gorrell of Jefferson City, Mo.

MILLER, Leila M. (Capps); b: 12 Feb 1914, d: 1 Apr 1992, Oakland, Calif. (Naval Hosp); Bu: Burnbridge Cemetery, rural Pittsfield, Il.; M: Allen J. Miller; FA: Custer Capps; MO: Madge McClintock; Husband preceded; Resident of Salinas, Calif.; formerly of Pittsfield; Survived by a daughter: Sue A. Leob of Salinas, Calif.; three sons: John A. of Monterey, Calif., Dana L. of Roseville, Calif. and Richard L. of Salinas, Calif.; two sisters: Maude Shonhart of Pittsfield and Frances LaDow of Collinsville; a brother: Harold "Junior" Capps of Pittsfield; 11 grand and six great grandchildren.

MILLER, Lela (Blair); b: 14 Apr 1927, Kentucky; d: 31 Jul 1976, near Murrayville, Il.; M: Clarence Miller in 1942; FA: Joseph Blair; MO: Sidney ; Resident of near Murrayville; Survived by her husband; these children: Clarence Jr. of Jacksonville, Karl, James and Charles of Murrayville route one, Ruth Deis of Kokomo, Ind., Rosemary DeSilva of Jacksonville, Margaret Nickelson of Alexander; ten grandchildren; and her mother, of Lincoln; these stepchildren: Fred Miller of Jacksonville, Marilyn Roberts and Carolyn Hood, both of Kokomo, Ind.; these brothers and sisters: Leon Blair of Winchester, Donald Blair, Dora Sutton and Lydia Sutton, all of Lincoln, Marie Coffee of Ky., Reba and Juanita (last names not available) of Clinton; and a half sister: Grace Allen of Jacksonville.

MILLER, Leona (Boyer); b: 25 Nov 1931, Franklin, Il.; d: 9 Nov 1983, Jacksonville, Passavant Hosp); Bu: Waverly East Cemetery; M: Albert Miner in 1965; FA: Sherman Boyer; MO: Sally Baker; Surviving are her husband; her mother; a stepson: Vernon Miner of Waverly; three stepdaughters: Alberta Keltner and Beverly Blaueuer, both of Waverly; Carolyn Decker of Murrayville; a brother: Donald Boyer of Arlington Heights; six sisters: Annabelle Angelo of Jacksonville; Patricia Boyer and Kathryn Hettick, both of Franklin; Letha Reynolds and Wanda Johnson, both of Williamsburg, Va.; and June Scher of Aberdeen, S. D.; nine grand and two great grandchildren.

MILLER, Linda Leah (Cremeens); b: 24 Nov 1948, White Co., Il.; d: 14 Aug 1977, Springfield, Il. (Memorial Med Cntr); Bu: Ebenezer Cemetery; M: Joe C. Miller on 14 Aug 1962; FA: Warren E. Cremeens; MO: Florence Foley; Resident of 596 Cherry St., Jacksonville, Il.; Survived by her husband; three children: Angela Ruth, Jody and Christopher, all at home; two brothers and a sister: Rodney and Kevin John Cremeens of Jacksonville and Eugenia Ripple of West Memphis, Ark.

MILLER, Lloyd Dale; b: 27 Feb 1948; d: 27 Mar 1982, Hillsboro, Il. (Nursing Home); Bu: Panther Creek Cemetery, Scottville, Il.; FA: Francis Miller; MO: Hallie Powell; Surviving are his parents; two sisters: Mrs. Darlene Woolfolk and Mrs. Mary Frances Keeney; a brother: Virgil Ray Miller; and his grandmother: Mrs. Nellie Miller, all of Scottville.

MILLER, Lloyd L.; b: 12 Jul 1910, Pearl, Il.; d: 29 Oct 1983, Pittsfield, Il. (Illini Commty Hosp); Bu: Oak Wood Cemetery, Pittsfield; M: Irene Waggoner on 28 Jun 1933 in Pittsfield, Il.; FA: Arthur Miller; MO: Frances Wiley; Resident of Pittsfield; Surviving are his wife; Two daughters: Mrs. George (Brenda) Bonnett of Pittsfield; and Mrs. Joe (Norma) Thiele of Rochelle; seven grand and three great grandchildren; two brothers: Floyd of Milton and Russell of Wood River; and two sisters: Mrs. Keith (Marguerite) Donohoo of Pearl and Mrs. Anna Marie Smith of Pittsfield.

MILLER, Loretta L. (Fisher); b: 4 Jul 1919, Loami, Il.; d: 22 Feb 1995, Springfield, Il. (St. John's Hosp); Bu: Camp Butler Cemetery, Springfield; M: Herschel P. Miller on 23 Jan 1948 in Loami, Il.; FA: Frank Fisher; MO: Hazel Colburn; Resident of Loami; Survived by her husband; a son: Stephen of Loami; a daughter: Mrs. Andrew (Martha) Carmitchel of Pittsfield; a brother: Don Fisher of Springfield; six grandchildren; a great grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by a grandson: Nicholas P. Carmitchel; and a brother: Ken Fisher.

MILLER, Lou Anna; b: 9 Nov 1928, Pittsfield, Il.; d: 27 Jan 1979, Rock Island, Il.; Bu: Pittsfield West Cemetery; FA: Sam Miller; MO: Maude Gratton; Resident of Rock Island; Survived by three sisters: Mrs. Opal Riley of Brownsville, Tex., Mrs. Pauline Watkins of Pittsfield and Mrs. Frances Ballard of Rock Island; a brother: Sanford Miller of Griggsville.; Preceded by her parents and a sister: Mrs. Hazel Gratton.

MILLER, Louise (Taylor); b: 16 Jul 1917, Waverly, Il.; d: 24 Feb 1982, Springfield, Il. (St. John's Hosp); Bu: Waverly Cemetery; M: Glenn Miller; FA: George Taylor; MO: Minnie Scott; Surviving are her husband; a daughter: Mrs. Ruth Ann Love of Waverly; four sons: Colvin of Sullivan; Walter of Charleston; Charles of Augusta and OVed of Murphysboro; 13 grandchildren; a sister: Mrs. Ruth Spann of Springfield; several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by a daughter.

MILLER, Louise F. (Frost); b: 30 Apr 1905, Central City, Ky.; d: 10 Jul 1989, Jacksonville, Il. (Barton Stone Home); Bu: Fairmount Cemetery, Central City, Ky.; M: 1) Elmer Preston 2) Richard Miller; FA: Ed Frost; MO: Cordie Jane Humphrey; 1st husband died in 1955; 2nd died 17 Apr 1964; Survived by a stepdaughter: Mrs. Wendall (Marge) Freeman of Bluffs; a brother: Edgar Frost of Royal Oak, Mich.; three stepgrand children: Wendy Kay Easton of Jacksonville, James Freeman of Bluffs and Richard R. Freeman of Jacksonville; four step great grandchildren; and two nephew.

MILLER, Louise K. (Glick); b: 30 Jul 1914, Cass Co., Il.; d: 8 Jun 1992, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Snicarte Cemetery, Mason Co., Il.; M: Floyd H. Miller on 21 Dec 1939 in Springfield, Il.; FA: Harrison Glick; MO: Sadie DeGroot; Resident of R. R. 1, Chandlerville; Survived by her husband; two sons: Steven E. of Brighton and Richard G. of Dallastown, Pa.; seven grand and four great grandchildren; and a brother: Arthur Glick of Chandlerville.

MILLER, Marian; d: 9 Oct 1979, Sacramento, Calif.; Bu: Odd Fellow's Lawn Cemetery, Sacramento, Calif.; M: Ralph Miller; Survived by her husband; and a son: George; and two stepchildren. [Raised in White Hall at the home of her grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. Edward Dugger; graduated from White Hall High School. Aunts: Henrietta Fraley and Nina DeShasier.]

MILLER, Margaret Augusta (Gray); b: 1 Nov 1896, Blue Mound, Il.; d: 2 Jul 1994, Shelbyville, Il. (Shelville Manor); Bu: Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville; M: William Jennings Miller on 30 Jan 1918 in Decatur, Il.; FA: W. A. Gray; MO: Augusta Lewis; Husband preceded on 15 Mar 1975; Resident of Shelbyville; Survived by three daughters: Mrs. Robert (Margaret) Wright of Seward, Kans., Mrs. Howard (Martha) Cox of Garland, Tex. And Mrs. Joseph H. (Jeanne) Bray of Jacksonville; two sisters: Mrs. Don (Martha) Clodfelter and Mrs. Wayne (Edith) Mellinger, both of Decatur; a sister in law: Elsie Nicholls of Macon; 10 grand, 28 great grand and 11 great-great grandchildren.; Preceded by a son: Charles William, killed on 15 Mar 1945 on Iwo Jima; four brothers; and two sisters. [Her mother died a few hours after her birth and she was raised by an uncle and aunt: Elton and Sarah Nicholls.]

MILLER, Martha Ann (Wood); b: 3 Oct 1888, rural Franklin, Il.; d: 1 Jun 1984, Jacksonville, Il. (Modern Care Nursing Home); Bu: Franklin Cemetery; FA: James Wood; MO: Nancy Hart; M: Ralph Miller; Husband preceded in 1919; Survived by a daughter: Georgia Gorrell, Jefferson City, Mo.; two grand and four great grandchildren.; Preceded by six brothers and sisters.

MILLER, Mayme; d: 19 Aug 1984; Bu: San Antonio, Tex.; M: Gerald Miller; Was 79 years old at time of death; Resident of San Antonio; formerly of Jacksonville; Survived by her husband; two daughters: Kay Miller of San Antonio and Mrs. James Crouse of Huntsville, Ala.; and a son: Brook Miller of Chicago.

MILLER, Nellie (Masters); b: 6 Apr 1894, Clay Center, Neb.; d: 14 Feb 1983, Jerseyville, Il. (Jersey Care Cntr); Bu: Waverly East Cemetery; H: Homer Miller in 1914; FA: Albert Masters; MO: Mary ; Husband died in 1966; Resident of Scottville; Survived by a daughter, Mrs. Maxine Fansler of White Hall, a son, Francis of Scottville, a sister, Alberta Smelser of Sweet Home, Ore., a brother, Lloyd of Cherokee, Okla., six grand, 11 great grandchildren.; Preceded by a sister and three brothers.

MILLER, Neta M. (Coats); b: 19 Jan 1925, Scott Co., Il.; d: 20 Aug 1995, Rushville, Il. (Culbertson Hosp); Bu: Beardstown City Cemetery; M: Elza Miller on 24 Jun 1944 in Jacksonville, Il.; FA: Charles Coats; MO: Katherine Stice; Husband preceded on 28 Aug 1990; Resident of 804 W. 7th St., Beardstown; Survived by five sons: Thomas of Wilmington, James Dennis of Athens, Elza Allen "Buddy" of Pittsfield, Mike Eugene of Virginia and Jimmy Dale of Beardstown; three daughters: Mary Margaret Vaniter, Rosemary Homer and Candy Rebman, all of Beardstown, and four brothers: Elmer Dale and Wilbur Wilson Coats, both of Winchester, and Robert and Ray Coats, both of Eugene, Ore. and numerous grand and great grandchildren.; Preceded by a sister: Cora Bell Tendick; and six brothers: Carl, Cecil Earl, James Sanders, Cleatus Emmerson, Charles Edward and Tom.

MILLER, Olivia Bernice (Althouse); b: 31 Dec 1915, Huntsville, Mo.; d: 29 Sep 1990, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Jacksonville East Cemetery; M: James Miller on 23 Mar 1946 in New London, Mo.; MO: Laura Julia Althouse; Husband preceded in 1968; Resident of 1517 W. Walnut, Jacksonville; Survived by two daughters: Dorothy Pruitt of Compton, Calif. and Imogene Barnes of Jacksonville; a stepdaughter: Genevieve Sims of Jacksonville; two stepsons: Donald Miller of Oklahoma City, Okla. And Joe Miller of Hannibal, Mo.; 16 grand and16 great grandchildren.; Preceded by a daughter: Evelyn Wright; a son: Robert Lee Burton; and a grandchild.

MILLER, Oneta (Witt); b: 29 Aug 1900, Greenfield, Il.; d: 13 Jan 1982, Carlinville, Il. (Area Hosp); Bu: Oak Wood Cemetery; M: Floyd Miller on 13 Jul 1922; FA: William I Witt; MO: Clara Mae Scroggins; Resident of 524 W. Nicholas, Carlinville; Husband died on 17 Dec 1958; Survivors include two sisters: Mrs. Malcolm (Lelia) Hedgecock, Greenfield, and Miss Doris Lurley Witt, Carlinville and a brother, Frank Witt, Carlinville.

MILLER, Opal (Jennings); b: 23 Jul 1905, Palmyra, Il.; d: 22 May 1985, Girard, Il. (Pleasant Hill Village Nursing Home); Bu: Waverly Cemetery; M: George Miller on 5 Jan 1926; FA: Richard Jennings; MO: Mary Ellen McMannus; Resident of Waverly; Survived by her husband; a daughter: Leona Elmore of Modesto; a son: Roy Miller of Pascagoula, Miss.; six grandchildren; and a sister: Eva Davenport of Chicago.; Preceded by three brothers and two sisters.

MILLER, Oral "Hog"; b: 19 Dec 1918, Crocker, Mo.; d: 21 Aug 1988, Columbia, Mo. (Vets Hosp); Bu: Crescent Heights Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, Il.; M: Ruth Ann Neese on 30 Aug 1963 in Pittsfield, Il.; FA: William I. Miller; MO: Mary Ellen Lee; Resident of Nebo, Il.; WWII Army Vet.; Survived by his wife; a son: Terry of Pleasant Hill; two daughters: Mary Miller of Pleasant Hill and Susan Seifert of Plainfield; three brothers: Wayne of Nebo, Lloyd of Detroit and Gerald of Jacksonville; four sisters: Mrs. Virginia Martin of Nebo, Mrs. Geretta Slamp of Romeoville, Mrs. Loretta Hartsock of Phoenix, Ariz. and Mrs. Betty Goewey of Iberia, Mo.; and two grandchildren.; Preceded by his parents and two brothers.

MILLER, Otto C.; b: 20 Jul 1888, Loami, Il.; d: 17 Mar 1977, Springfield, Il. (St. John's Hosp); Bu: Auburn Cemetery; M: Dora Davis on 24 Mar 1915 in Springfield, Il.; FA: Thomas James Miller; MO: Amanda Jacobs; Resident of New Berlin; formerly of rural Loami; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Charles (Frances) Coker of New Berlin; nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren.; Preceded by a daughter; a brother; and two sisters.

MILLER, Rachel (Masten); b: 8 Nov 1887, Cass Co., Il.; d: 11 Apr 1979, Beardstown, Il. (Hosp); Bu: Chandlerville Cemetery; M: Abraham Miller on 25 Feb 1908; FA: James Masten; MO: Nancy Combs; Husband preceded in 1964; Resident of Chandlerville; Survived by two children: Mrs. Wilbur (Velma) Connett of Bath and Raymond L. of Lisle; seven grand and three great grandchildren.; Preceded by a son: Lloyd and a daughter: Dortha Toland.

MILLER, Ragena Sue (Copley); b: 29 Oct 1939, White Hall, Il.; d: 19 Sep 1993, Jacksonville, Il.; Bu: White Hall Cemetery; M: Ernest Miller on 17 Feb 1968 in Jacksonville, Il.; FA: Carl Copley; MO: Jewel Thompson; Resident of Jacksonville; Survived by her husband; two sons: Clifford Daniels and Alex Daniels, both of Jacksonville; a daughter: Treva Daley of Edwardsville; her parents of White Hall; her maternal grandmother: Lola Thompson; four grandchildren; a brother: Kimel Copley of Lynnville; and a sister: Carneal Bishop of White Hall.

MILLER, Raymond; b: 30 Mar 1913, El Dara, Pike Co., Il.; d: 3 May 1987, Pittsfield, Il. (Illini Commty Hosp); Bu: Pittsfield West Cemetery; M: Cathryn Pauline Cummings on 29 Jul 1929 in Winchester, Il.; FA: Lawrence David Miller; MO: Mamie (Smith) Miller Dunbar; Wife preceded on 10 Sep 1979; Resident of Pittsfield; Survived by three sons: Richard of Meredosia, Russell of Pittsfield and Thomas of Jacksonville; a daughter: Mrs. Janet Rutledge of Pittsfield; 11 grand and 12 great grandchildren.; Preceded by a brother and a sister.

MILLER, Robert Ezra; b: 6 Jan 1909, Sangamon Co., Il.; d: 7 May 1984, Virginia, Il.; Bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville; M: Dora Styles in 1926; FA: Robert L. Miller; MO: Arthusa Chapin; Resident of Virginia; Survived by his wife; four sons: Robert W. of Springfield, Fred S. and Wayne L., both of Jacksonville and David N. of Belleville; 12 grand and 14 great grandchildren; three brothers: Claude M. of Jacksonville, Elva of Beardstown and Walter of Arizona; and a sister: Edith Steele of Branson, Mo.. Preceded by four brothers and two sisters.

MILLER, Rolla A. "Pete"; b: 21 Feb 1904, near Arenzville, Il.; d: 25 Dec 1982, Rushville, Il. (Culbertson Mem Hosp); Bu: Arenzville North Cemetery; FA: James Allen Miller; MO: Martha Ellen Mays; Resident of Meredosia; Survivors include a sister: Hester Mildred Norris of Greenfield, Ind. and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by two brothers and a sister.

MILLER, Roscoe J.; b: 5 Feb 1904, Maysville, Il.; d: 1 Jun 1993, Barry, Il. (Commty Care Cntr); Bu: Park Lawn Cemetery, Barry, Il.; M: Rita Sisk on 16 Apr 1948 in Barry, Il.; FA: James Miller; MO: Eliza DeJaynes; Wife preceded on 30 Jun 1986; Resident of Barry; Survived by a son: Ronnie of Eldon, Mo.; two daughters: Ruby Harris of Tuscumbia, Mo. and Rosy Harris of Barry; nine grand and two great grandchildren.; Preceded by 13 brothers and sisters.

MILLER, Russell "Rusty"; b: 10 May 1898, Nortonville, Il.; d: 5 Sep 1978, Wood River, Il. (Hosp); Bu: Youngblood Cemetery, Nortonville; FA: John Miller; MO: Nellie Edwards; Resident of Wood River; formerly of Nortonville; WWI Vet.; Survived by a daughter: Marilyn Hutchins of Los Angeles, Calif.; and a number of nieces and nephews in the Nortonville area.

MILLER, Russell Junior; b: 31 May 1930, Arenzville, Il.; d: 5 Jul 1992, Springfield, Il. (St. John's Hosp); Bu: Beardstown City Cemetery; M: Roberta Price on 18 Nov 1950 in Griggsville, Il.; FA: Russell Paul Miller; MO: Bernice Lorene McDaniel; Resident of Jacksonville; Survived by his wife; a son: Robert L. of Jacksonville; three daughters: Nancy Sue Saloman of Des Moines, Iowa and Helen Provo and Maryann E. Lerch, both of Jacksonville; four grandchildren; five brothers: Raleigh of Arenzville and Robert L., John Paul, Spencer E. and Chuck, all of Chapin; two sisters: Judy Spradlin of Jacksonville and Donna Mallicoat of Texas; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by a son; three daughters; a brother and a sister.

MILLER, Sam; b: 30 Nov 1911, west of Prentice, Il.; d: 22 Mar 1978, Jacksonville, Il.; Bu: Yatesville Cemetery; FA: Albert Miller; MO: Artie Travis; Resident of 353 W. Douglas, Jacksonville; Survived by a half brother: Charles Travis of Jacksonville ; and a half sister: Grace Whitmer of Springfield; along with nieces and nephews.

MILLER, Stella Edith (Johnson); b: 16 Mar 1899, Madison, Miss.; d: 22 Sep 1991, Wrights, Il.; Bu: Oak Grove Cemetery, Jerseyville; M: J. Rabb Miller on 4 Dec 1919 in Jackson, Miss.; FA: Albert Johnson; MO: Rachel Corzine; Husband preceded on 10 Apr 1959; Resident of Wrights; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Richard (Vivian) Wright of Greenfield and Emma Lou Sullivan of Jerseyville; three sons: J. Robert of Greenfield, Charles F. of Jerseyville and Richard L. Miller of Bethalto; a foster daughter: Mrs. Elvon (Lulu) Parish of Jerseyville; 15 grand and 20 great grandchildren; and a brother: Avon Johnson of Pekin.; Preceded by a son: Warren; and three brothers: Virgil, Pearl and Albert Johnson.

MILLER, Stephanie K.; d: 6 Aug 1996, Jacksonville, Il; Bu: Jacksonville East Cemetery; FA: Jimmy Miller; MO: Barbie Draper; Was 2 years old at death; Survived by her parents; a brother: Corey James, at home; paternal grandparents: James Miller of Jacksonville and Debbie Miller of Woodson; maternal grandparents: Mrs. Pat Draper of Jacksonville and Claude J. Draper of Medora; paternal great grandparents: Dick and Linda Troutt of Jacksonville and Jesse and Eileen Gilbert of Lewistown, Ida.; and maternal grandmother: Evamae Ilena Beddingfield of Jacksonville; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

MILLER, Thomas Curtis; b: 16 Jul 1890, Loami, Il.; d: 12 Mar 1981, Virden, Il. (Sunrise Manor Nursing Home); Bu: Sulphur Springs Cemetery, Loami; M: Elinor Hodgen on 11 Aug 1915 in Springfield, Il.; FA: John Thomas Miller; MO: Maria Baucom; Wife preceded on 9 Dec 1979; Resident of Loami; Survived by a son: George R. of Franklin; three daughters: Mildred Coons of Moline, Ruth Edwards of Paxton, and Arabell Dyson of Virden; 13 grand and 13 great grandchildren.; Preceded by a son: Charles; a daughter: Dorothy Stone; two grandsons; a half sister; and two brothers.

MILLER, Thomas W.; b: 11 Apr 1902, Ava, Mo.; d: 22 Aug 1988, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Mt. Hope Cemetery, Belleville, Il.; M: Grace Miller on 30 Jan 1927 in East St. Louis, Il.; FA: John Miller; MO: Rose Taylor; Resident of R. R. 1, White Hall; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Ernest (Wanda) Phipps of Belleville; a son: Kenneth of Godfrey; five grand and eight great grandchildren.; Preceded by a son: Normal; a sister; and two brothers.

MILLER, Virgil Gilbert; b: 3 Jun 1905, Baylis, Il.; d: 19 Nov 1984, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Pittsfield West Cemetery; M: Sarah Moore on 25 Dec 1928 in New Salem, Il.; FA: Thomas Miller; MO: Elizabeth Mountain; Resident of 1 Turner Rd., Jacksonville; Survived by his wife; a sister: Mrs. Lucille Greenwood of Pittsfield.; Preceded by a brother, Lloyd, two half brothers and two half sisters.

MILLER, Walter; b: 28 Oct 1890, near Crocker, Mo.; d: 20 Nov 1983, Louisiana, Mo.; Bu: Crescent Heights Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, Il.; M: Ollie E. VanBuskirk on 12 Mar 1912 in Waynesville, Mo.; FA: John Miller; MO: Mary Douglas; Resident of Louisiana, Mo.; formerly of New Hartford, Il.; Wife preceded on 8 Mar 1976; Survived by five sons: John of Pleasant Hill, Clarence and Gene of Louisiana, Mo., and Delmar and Paul of Pittsfield; 27 grand , 36 great grand and six great-great grandchildren; a brother: Everette of Pleasant Hill; and a sister: Lula Peterson of Crocker, Mo.

MILLER, Wanda Marie (Rider); b: 7 Jan 1936, Winchester, Il.; d: 4 Dec 1987, Litchfield, Il. (St. Francis Hosp); Bu: Sunnyside Cemetery, Sorento, Il.; M: Russell Miller on 23 Jan 1954 in Walshville, Il.; FA: Orville William Rider; MO: Cora Ethel Piper; Resident of Hillsboro, Il. for the past 24 years; previously of Litchfield and the Jacksonville area.; Survived by her husband; three sons: Orville of Coffeen, Brian of Chester and Orzo at home; six daughters: Mrs. Estel (Donna) McNew of Coffeen, Debra Alender, Mrs. Mark (Shirley) Lyons and Mrs. Phil (Ethel) McGuire, all of Hillsboro, Mrs. Mike (Laurie) Osborn of Sorento and Christina Miller of Jacksonville; two brothers: William of Winchester and George of Brandenburg, Ky.; six sisters: Mrs. Max (Grace) Elliott, Mrs. Delmar (Kathryn) Lane, Marjorie Wyatt and Mrs. Bill (Ruth) Brogdon, all of Jacksonville, Melba Six of Decatur and Mr. Paul (Helen) Coates of Louisville, Ky.; and 19 grandchildren.; Preceded by four brothers and a sister.

MILLER, Wendell "W. B."; b: 3 Dec 1906, Wrights, Il.; d: 9 Mar 1989, Carlinville, Il. (Country Care Cntr); Bu: Gilead Baptist Cemetery; M: Pauline Aulabaugh on 24 Dec 1930 in Reeder, Il.; FA: Bird C. Miller; MO: Ella Cornwell; Resident of rural Hettick, Il.; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Donald (Marilyn) Huson of Palmyra; four grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and three sisters: Cleda Jennings of East Alton, Imogene Smith of Wood River and Hester Cooper of Largo, Fla.; Preceded by a son: Kenneth and a sister.

MILLER, William C.; b: 28 Jan 1888, Ohio; d: 9 Jul 1976, Virden, Il. (Hazelwood Village Nursing Home); Bu: Virden Cemetery; M: Margaret ; Resident of Virden; Survived by his wife; five step daughters: Martha and Marguerite Stone, both of Virden, Mrs. Lucille Baker of Waverly, Mrs. Lucille Zelenick of Hobart, Ind., and Mrs. Helen Helfin of Salem; and two step sons: Albert Stone of Gary, Ind. and Orlando Stone of Virden.

MILLER, William E.; b: 7 Oct 1971, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 20 Apr 1994, Springfield, Il. (St. John's Hosp); Bu: Woodwreath Cemetery, Island Grove, Il.; FA: Roy E. Miller; MO: Karen Koke; Resident of Springfield; Survived by his mother: Karen Duewer of Springfield; his father of Kentwood, La.; a grandmother: Lucy Koke of Loami; a brother: Roy D. Miller of Springfield; two sisters: Mrs. Edward (Rhonda) Blissett of Springfield and Roberta Olsen of Rogue River, Ore.; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.; Preceded by his stepfather: Marvin Duewer; grandparents: George and Opal Miller; and grandfather: Edward Koke.

MILLER, William J.; b: 5 Jun 1900, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 13 Apr 1987, Portland, Ore.; Bu: Lincoln Memorial Park, Portland, Ore.; M: Martha ; FA: J. Marshall Miller; MO: Edith Johnston; WWI Vet.; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Tudi Lundin of Alameda, Calif.; six grand, five great grand and three great-great grandchildren; and a sister: Mrs. Ralph (Marion Miller) Newell of Rock Island.

MILLER, Wilma (Bellville); b: 17 Jan 1923, Browning, Il.; d: 3 Jun 1994, Beardstown, Il. (Myers Nursing Home); Bu: Messerer Cemetery, near Frederick, Il.; M: Charles Miller on 17 Mar 1939 in Rushville, Il.; FA: Cleatus Bellville; MO: Eula Davis; Husband preceded on 22 May 1994; Resident of Beardstown; formerly of Rushville; Survived by three sons: Michael of Bushnell, Stanley and Dennis Miller, both of New Orleans, La.; three brothers: Loyal Miller Sr. of Industry, Robert Wall of Canton and Merle Wall; 14 grand and 9 great grandchildren.; Preceded by two sons; a daughter; and a brother.

MILLHIZER, Clarence Fay; b: 25 Feb 1907; d: 30 Jun 1990, rural Arenzville, Il.; Bu: Kinderhook Cemetery; Resident of R. R. 1, Arenzville; Survived by a guardian: Mrs. Lloyd (June) Trone of rural Meredosia.

MILLIGAN, Jane (Ryan); b: 3 Mar 1922, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 17 Mar 1983, Cottage Hospital; M: Robert E. Milligan Jr.; FA: Charles M. Ryan; MO: Stella Flynn; Living at 549 Lakeland Ave., Grosse Pointe, Mich.; Surviving are her husband, two sons, Robert E. Milligan III and Carl Edward "Ted" of Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich.; and a daughter, Mrs. Phillip (Elizabeth) Jonckheer of Louisville, Ky.; and three grandchildren.; A sister, Mrs. William (Maureen) Zachary, and two brothers, Charles J. Ryan of Jacksonville and Jerry E. Ryan, Council Bluffs, Iowa also survive.

MILLIGAN, Josephine Claire; b: 7 Mar 1904, Colorado Springs, Colo.; d: 30 Mar 1977, Guadalajara, Mexico; FA: Laurence Edwards Milligan; MO: Katherine Harsha; Survived by a brother: William of White Plains, N.Y.; and six nieces and nephews: Anne Milligan Loewald of S. Salem, N. Y., William M. Milligan Jr. of Brattleboro, Vt., Mary Devendorf of Roswell, Ga., Katherine M. Fullerton of Sandia Park, N. M., Laurance D. Milligan of Santa Fe, N. M. and Sandra Milligan of Tacoma, Wash.; Preceded by a brother: Dr. Bruce Milligan.

MILLIK, Dorothy Lorene (Byers); b: 26 Sep 1920; d: 16 Dec 1985, Springfield, Il. (St. John's Hosp); Bu: [Cremated]; M: John W. Millik Sr. on 22 Feb 1942 in St. Charles, Mo.; FA: Martin Luther Byers; MO: Sarah Ethel Bishop; Resident of Pawnee, Il.; Survived by her husband; three sons: John W. of Jacksonville, Ronald L. of Roy, Wash. and Donald R. of Houston, Tex.; a daughter: Barbara Ann Millik of Houston, Tex.; two grandchildren; three sisters: Maretha Floyd of Tehachapi, Calif., Ruth Brunk of rural Pawnee and Lucille Pearman of Pawnee; and a brother: Willard Byers of Springfield.

MILLIKEN, Martha K. Callison (Henry); b: 8 Nov 1922, Woodson, Il.; d: 24 Jul 1992, Whitmore Lake, Mich. (Glacier Hills Nursing Home); M: 1) James Callison 2) Donald E. Milliken Sr.; FA: Francis A. Henry; MO: Mary E. Culp; 1st husband preceded; Survived by her husband; four daughters: Sharon McClellan of Chelsea, Mich., Elaine Morel of Linwood, Mich. Kathy Bodary of Ypsilanti, Mich. and Juli Trolz of Manchester, Mich.; two sons: Ronald Callison and James Callison, both of Ypsilanti, Mich.; seven stepchildren; two sisters: Mary Frances Alkire of Jacksonville and Helen Spencer of Oregon, Il.; 21 grand, seven great grand, eight great-great grandchildren; and eight step grandchildren.; Preceded by a son: Gene Day; a sister; and a brother.

MILLIKEN, Paul R.; b: 5 Aug 1936, Pinckneyville, Il.; d: 4 Jun 1996, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Winchester City Cemetery; M: Susie Collison on 3 Jul 1955 in Winchester, Il.; FA: Robert Milliken; MO: Mae Dempsay; Resident of Woodson; Navy Vet. (23 yrs); Survived by his wife; his mother of Pinckneyville; a son: Richard of Grifton, N. C.; two granddaughters; and four sisters: Roberta Dinkela of St. Charles, Mo., Mary Ruth Stewart and Carol Kopshever, both of Pinckneyville, and Marily Milliken of Atlanta, Ga.; Preceded by his father; a brother: Kenneth; and a sister: Shirley Milliken.

MILLIKEN, Veda Lucille; b: 20 Apr 1905, Scott Co., Il.; d: 5 Jun 1992, Winchester, Il.; Bu: Winchester City Cemetery; FA: Ben Milliken; MO: Pearl Hester; Resident of Winchester; Survived by a sister: Margaret Milliken; and a brother: Bill, both of Winchester.; Preceded by two sisters: Aletha and Helen Milliken.

MILLION, David; b: 28 Sep 1914, Murrayville, Il.; d: 17 Feb 1991, Murrayville, Il.; Bu: Murrayville City Cemetery; M: 1) Maxine Arnold on 2 Sep 1947 2) Shirley Ann Cardwell on 21 Nov 1967 in White Hall, Il.; FA: Clinton U. Million; MO: Sada A. Riggs; 1st wife preceded on 14 Sep 1964; Resident of Murrayville; Survived by his wife; these sons: Earl C. of Kingdom Hall, Mo., William J. of Quincy and Howard U. of Murrayville; two daughters: Sarah J. Million and Mrs. Andrew (Lisa A.) Middleton, both of Jacksonville; two stepchildren: James D. Barrow of Alsey and Vickie L. Jones of Murrayville; two brothers: James F. of Rockford and Hugh of Jerseyville; and three sisters: Esther M. White of Franklin and Eloise Cain and Nellie Tendick, both of Murrayville.; Preceded by a daughter: Betty Ann; and a brother: Joe.

MILLION, Harold E.; b: 13 Feb 1908, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 5 Nov 1993, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery; M: Helen Rockstad on 6 Aug 1933 in Ada, Minn.; FA: Ernest Million; MO: Elsie Jane Allan; Resident of Roodhouse; Survived by his wife; seven sons: Ernest of White Hall, Roger of Havana, Lawrence of Roodhouse, Duwayne of Jacksonville, Larry of Ashland, Charles of Jacksonville and Andy Million of Jacksonville; three daughters: Mrs. John (Barbara) Wallbaum of Murrayville, Mrs. Delbert (Betty) Cardwell of Roodhouse and Mrs. Bob (Joyce) Coplea of Mishawaka, Ind.; a brother: Howard of Roodhouse; a sister: Dorothy Cummins of Cupertino, Calif.; 25 grand and 27 great grandchildren.; Preceded by two brothers: Lawrence and Alfred; a sister: Gladys Hart; and three great grandchildren.

MILLION, James F.; b: 10 Aug 1928, Murrayville, Il.; d: 7 Oct 1994, Machesney Park, Il.; Bu: Sunset Memorial Garden, Loves Park, Il.; M: Anna B. Leetham on 3 Jun 1948 in Woodson, Il.; FA: Clinton Million; MO: Sada Riggs; Resident of Machesney Park, Il.; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Carolyn (husband, Richard) Daughenbaugh of Roscoe; a son: Ronald (wife, Rosemary) of Loves Park; five grandchildren; a great grandchild; two sisters: Eloise Cain and Nellie (husband, Fred) Tendick, both of Murrayville; a brother: Hugh (wife, Joetta) of Jerseyville; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by two brothers: David and Joe; and a sister: Esther White.

MILLION, Lawrence Allan; b: 8 Dec 1904, Morgan Co., Il.; d: 26 Mar 1986, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Murrayville City Cemetery; M: Anna Louise Gollier on 15 May 1943 in Chicago, Il.; FA: Ernest Million; MO: Elsie Allan; Wife preceded on 4 May 1984; Resident of Murrayville; Survived by a son: James of Greenville, S. C.; two grand and five great grandchildren; two brothers: Harold and Howard, both of Roodhouse; a sister: Dorothy Cummins of San Jose, Calif.; Preceded by a brother and a sister.

MILLION, Sada A. (Riggs); b: 30 Jun 1889, Murrayville, Il.; d: 29 Jun 1984, Murrayville, Il.; M: Clinton U. Million on 22 Nov 1910; FA: Albert Riggs; MO: Luvenia Still; Husband preceded on 13 Dec 1952; Surviving are six children: Mrs. Walter (Esther) White of Franklin, David Million, Eloise Cain and Mrs. Fred (Nellie) Tendick, all of Murrayville, James Million of Rockford and Hugh Million of Jerseyville; 29 grand and 42 great grandchildren and a great-great grandchild.; Preceded by a son: Joseph; three grandchildren; three sisters; and four brothers.; She was the last of her immediate family.

MILLNER, Dale M.; b: 26 Jun 1926, Cass Co., Il.; d: 5 Jun 1989, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, Il.; M: Vivian Armstrong on 15 Jan 1950 in Virginia, Il.; FA: Elmer B. Millner; MO: Beulah Ivey; Resident of R. R. 1, Virginia; Korean War Vet.; Survived by his wife; three daughters: Mrs. Ken (Marcia) Williams of Chatham, Mrs. Randy (Arlene) Smith of Ashland and Mrs. Carl (Janet) Evers of Virginia; seven grandchildren; two brothers: E. B. Millner and Richard Millner, both of Virginia; and three sisters: Geraldine Ihlenfelt of Auburn, Dorothy Bush of Springfield and Mrs. Floyd (Justyne) Lowe of Blue Mound.; Preceded by two sisters and a brother.

MILLOT, Margaret R. (Massey); b: 6 May 1911, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 11 Apr 1986, Rockford, Il.; Bu: Cedar Bluff Cemetery, Rockford; M: Morse Millot on 28 Jun 1948 in Jacksonville, Il.; FA: Terrah Massey; MO: Ella C. Sheppard; Husband preceded on 13 Jul 1964; Resident of Rockford for 47 years; Survived by two sisters: Frances Massey of Springfield and Mrs. Mayna Preston of Jacksonville; a brother: Troy Massey of Jacksonville; and several nieces and nephews.

MILLS, Ada M. (Holbrook); b: 17 Jul 1887, Morgan Co., Il.; d: 22 May 1979, Jacksonville, Il. (Meline Nursing Home); Bu: Ebenezer Cemetery; M: Edgar R. Mills; FA: Eife Holbrook; MO: Mary Burmaster; Husband preceded in March 1951; Former resident of N. Fayette St., Jacksonville; The last of five children of her parents, she is survived by these children: Roy M. of Sparta, Mildred Decker of Monticello, Ky., Edna German and Kenneth, both of Jacksonville; 12 grand and 14 great grandchildren.

MILLS, Bernita "Curley" (Beemer); b: 10 Oct 1922, Morgan Co., Il.; d: 31 Jul 1982, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Ebenezer Cemetery; M: John Mills on 28 Apr 1951 in Los Angeles, Calif.; FA: Charles C. Beemer; MO: Edith N. Birdsell; Resident of 841 W. Morton, Jacksonville; Survived by her husband; two brothers: Arthur E. and Melvin H. Beemer, both of Jacksonville.

MILLS, Beulah E. (Smith); b: 25 Jul 1916, Chandlerville, Il.; d: 7 Aug 1993, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Chandlerville Cemetery; MO: Forrest Mills on 29 Jul 1967 in Jacksonville, Il.; FA: Lawrence B. Smith; MO: Della N. Plue; Resident of 240 W. Independence Ave., Jacksonville; Survived by her husband; a sister: Mrs. Pearl Smith of Virginia; and numerous nieces and nephews.; Preceded by a son: Gail Duwayne in 1945; two brothers: Melvin and Ernest Smith; and two sisters: Velma Bangiolo and Sadie Waddell.

MILLS, Byron E.; b: 21 Mar 1922, Pisgah, Il.; d: 30 Aug 1985, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Franklin Cemetery; M: Dorothy Moore on 5 Jun 1954 in New Salem, Il.; FA: Lawrence Mills; MO: Lora Calhoon; Resident of 1637 Lakeview Terrace, South Jacksonville; WWII Army Air Corp Vet.; Survived by his wife; four daughters: Mrs. Bill (Donna) Robson of Jacksonville; Mrs. Joe (Marian) Palumbo of Springfield; Mrs. Susan Adams of Jacksonville and Betty Jane Mills of Springfield; a son: Bradley of Jacksonville; a sister: Elizabeth Tribble of Waverly; a mother in law: Mrs. Ruby Moore of Jacksonville; several nieces and nephews; and a great niece and great nephew; an aunt and four grandchildren: April and Clint Robson and Melanie and Amy Mills, all of Jacksonville.; Preceded by a son in law: Mark Adams.

MILLS, Charles William "Bill" Sr.; b: 1 Sep 1902, Saguache, Colo.; d: 2 Sep 1985, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Pullium Cemetery; M: Thelma B. Alderson on 20 Jul 1922; FA: Charles A. Mills; MO: Mary Arnett; Wife preceded on 6 Jun 1985; Resident of 309 S. Laurel Dr., Jacksonville; Survived by two sons: Charles W. Mills Jr. of Heber Springs, Ark. and Robert Paul Mills of Jacksonville; three daughters: Mrs. Byron (Betty) Strawn of Alexander, Mrs. James (JoAnn) Hall of Onalaska, Tex. And Mrs. George (Pat) O'Connell of Jacksonville; 21 grand and 24 great grandchildren.; Preceded by a great grandchild and three sisters.

MILLS, Earl G.; b: 14 Sep 1890, Brown Co., Il.; d: 12 Jul 1978, Perry, Il.; Bu: Wilson Cemetery, Perry, Il.; M: Freda Metz on 13 Sep 1913 in Perry, Il.; FA: Samuel E. Mills; MO: Carrie Sommers; Wife preceded on 14 Sep 1969; Resident of Perry; Survived by two nephews: Samuel E. of Quincy and Paul F. of Warsaw; and a niece: Mrs. Marian Brubeck of Beardstown.

MILLS, Elbert Browning [Miss]; b: 1 Oct 1899, Burgin, Ky.; d: 23 Nov 1986, Jacksonville, Il. (Barton Stone Home); Bu: (Remains donated to medical science); FA: William M. Mills; MO: Annie Thomas; Resident of the Barton Stone Christian Home; Survived by a nephew: Daniel E. Mills of Austin, Texas.

MILLS, Epler C.; b: 16 Mar 1893, Virginia, Il.; d: 5 Jun 1984, Springfield, Il. (Memorial Med Cntr); Bu: Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield; M: Helene Odiorne in Jun 1917; FA: Richard W. Mills; MO: Nellie Epler; Resident of Virginia; Illinois State Senate: 1920-1924 & 1928-1932; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Harry G. (Jane) Campbell, Jr. of Baltimore, Md.; and Mrs. Dwight (Elizabeth) Grayson of Ponte Verda Beach, Fla.; four grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and three nephews.; Preceded by a brother and a granddaughter.

MILLS, Helen Christine (Greve); b: 26 Jul 1903, Beardstown, Il.; d: 19 Apr 1992, Jacksonville, Il. (Barton Stone Nursing Home); Bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, Il.; M: Myron E. Mills in 1926; FA: Henry F. Greve; MO: Maude Morrow; Husband preceded in 1974; Survived by three sons: U. S. District Judge Richard Mills of Springfield, Thomas G. Mills of Barry and James W. Mills of Phoenix, Ariz.; seven grandsons; a granddaughter; two great granddaughters; and a brother: Charlton Greve of Marble Falls, Tex.

MILLS, Helen O. (Odiorne); b: 23 Jun 1895, Springfield, Il.; d: 3 Jul 1984, Jacksonville, Fla.; Bu: Oakridge Cemetery, Springfield, Il.; M: Epler C. Mills; FA: William Henry Odiorne; MO: Emma Sweet; Husband preceded in June 1984; Resident of Virginia, Il.; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Harry (Jane) Campbell of Baltimore, Md., and Mrs. Dwight (Elizabeth) Grayson of Ponte Verda Beach, Fla.; four grand and eight great grandchildren.; Preceded by a grandchild.

MILLS, John Wayne; b: 5 Oct 1913, Wright Co., Iowa; d: 9 Feb 1992, Arizona; Bu: Ebenezer Cemetery, Jacksonville, Il.; M: Bernita R. Beemer on 28 Apr 1951; FA: Lee M. Mills; MO: Edna Sutton; Wife preceded on 31 Jul 1982; Resident of Scottsdale, Ariz.; formerly of Jacksonville; Survived by nieces, nephews and cousins.; Preceded by his parents; two brothers; and a sister.

MILLS, Kenneth Robert; b: 14 May 1924, Pisgah, Il.; d: 14 Feb 1995, Jacksonville, Il.; Bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery; M: Helen Black on 9 Aug 1959 in Jacksonville, Il.; FA: Edgar Mills; MO: Ada Holbrook; Resident of 1999 Plum St., Jacksonville; WWII Army Vet.; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Sue Mills of Jacksonville and Mrs. Steve (Carol) Newman of Chicago; two sisters: Mrs. Alvin (Edna) German and Mildred Decker; and two grandsons.; Preceded by an infant daughter; and a brother.

MILLS, Roscoe "Boots"; b: 15 Oct 1888, Waverly, Il.; d: 23 Sep 1976, Springfield, Il. (Memorial Med Cntr); Bu: Waverly Cemetery; FA: Ezra Mills; MO: Anna Slattery; Resident of Waverly; Survived by a brother: Dempsey Mills of Mason City; and several nieces and nephews.

MILLS, Thelma B. (Alderson); b: 21 Aug 1904, Modesto, Il.; d: 6 Jun 1985, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Pullium Cemetery, north of Modesto, Il.; M: Charles William Mills on 20 Jul 1922; FA: Robert S. Alderson; MO: Clara B. Walkington; Resident of 309 S. Laurel Dr., Jacksonville; Survived by her husband; two sons: Charles William Jr. of Heber Springs, Ark., Robert Paul of Jacksonville; three daughters: Mrs. Byron (Betty) Strawn of rural Alexander, Mrs. James (JoAnn0 Hall of Onalaska, Tex., Ms. George (Pat) O'Connell of Jacksonville; 21 grand and 23 great grandchildren.; Preceded by two brothers, four sisters and a great grandchild.

MILLSLAGLE, Sarah A. (Carter); b: 18 Aug 1889, Camden, Il.; d: 27 Dec 1979, Beardstown, Il. (Myers Nursing Home); Bu: Rushville Cemetery; M: 1) Henry Race on 2 Jul 1906 2) Otto Helm 3) Harry Millsagle on 21 Sep 1934 in Missouri; FA: William H. Carter; MO: Fannie E. Bowden; All three husbands preceded; 1st in 1922 and 3rd on 23 Nov 1956; Resident of Rushville; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Sylvia Eblen of Rushville and Mrs. Stella Chamerlin of East Peoria; a sister: Mrs. Laura Blodgett of Rushville; nine grand, 23 great grand and 16 great-great grandchildren.; Preceded by a daughter: Golda Blakey; two sons: Charles and Dwayne Helm; two brothers; two sisters; and two great grandsons.

MILNER, Ada P. (Roberts); b: 31 May 1891, Glouster, Ohio; d: 3 Jun 1976, Carrollton, Il. (Boyd Mem Hosp); Bu: Mayfield Cemetery, Carlinville; M: J. R. Milner; FA: John Roberts; MO: Catherine Jenkins; Husband preceded in 1952; Resident of Carrollton; Survived by a son: Robert of Carrollton; three grand and two great grandchildren; a brother: Carl Roberts of Gillespie; and a sister: Mrs. Lucille Weston of Hamilton, Ohio.; Preceded by four brothers.

MILNER, Ernest Leo; b: 19 Sep 1914; d: 6 Oct 1979, Carrollton, Il. (Boyd Mem Hosp); Bu: Carrollton City Cemetery; M: Harriet Carter; FA: George Milner; MO: Mary Pranger; Resident of Carrollton; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Marjorie Barnard of St. Louis, Mo.; and two grandchildren; and two sisters: Mrs. Charlotte Wiltshire of Morrow, Il. and Mrs. Bernadine Carr of Kane.; Preceded by two sisters.

MILNES, Bernice (Stewart); b: 5 May 1899, Greene Co., Il.; d: 23 Nov 1982, White Hall, Il. (Hosp); Bu: White Hall Cemetery; M: Harold Milnes on 11 Oct 1923; FA: William Stewart; MO: Mina DePoister; Husband preceded on 6 Dec 1978; Surviving are a son: Ronald L. (Screwby) Milnes of Portsmouth, Va.; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.; A son, two daughters, a brother and a sister preceded.

MILNES, Billy Stewart; b: 30 Apr 1928, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 25 Oct 1977, Sparta, Wis. (Hosp); Bu: White Hall Cemetery; FA: Harold L. Milnes; MO: Bernice Stewart; Resident of White Hall; Army Vet.; Survived by his parents; two children: Jean Marie Milnes of Phoenix, Ariz. and William Harold Milnes of Monterey, Calif.; a brother: Ronald > Milnes of Marlin, Tex.; Preceded by two sisters.

MILNES, Harold L.; b: 6 Jun 1902, Roodhouse, Il.; d: 6 Dec 1978, White Hall, Il. (Hosp); Bu: White Hall Cemetery; M; Bernice Stewart on 11 Oct 1923 in Jacksonville, Il.; FA: Harry O. Milnes; MO: Mary Aletha Pinkerton; Resident of White Hall; Survived by his wife; a son: Ronald L. of Portsmouth, Va.; four grandchildren; a great grandchild; these sisters and brother: Helen Rehums of St. Clair, Mo., Marcella Roberts of Fairview, Bernadine Hall of Springfield and Harold Lawson of White Hall.; Preceded by a son and two daughters.

MILNER, Terrence G.; b: 28 Mar 1953, Belleville, Kans.; d: 13 Oct 1985, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Memorial Gardens, Fresno, Calif.; Resident of R. R. 1, Ashland, Il.; Army Vet.; Survived by his mother: Vivian Konishi of Fresno, Calif.; his fiancé: Mary Monroe of Ashland; a brother: Michael Milner of Lodi, Calif.; and a sister: Carol Ulrich of Fresno, Calif.

MILSTEAD, Elda A. (Wahlfeld); b: 17 Oct 1903, Bishop, Il.; d: 30 May 1988, Quincy, Il. (St. Mary Hosp); Bu: Laurel Hill Cemetery, near Havana, Il.; M; Herbert Leo Milstead on 22 Nov 1936 in Hannibal, Mo.; FA: Gernard Wahlfeld; MO: Emielie Wessling; Husband preceded on 14 Sep 1976; Resident of Quincy; Survived by a brother: Henry W. Wahlfeld of Forrest City; and several nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.; preceded by five brothers.

MILSTEAD, Herbert; b: 19 Aug 1893, Chandlerville, Il.; d: 14 Sep 1976, Quincy, Il. (St. Mary's Hosp); Bu: Laurel Hill Cemetery, Havana, Il.; M: Elda Wahlfeld on 26 Nov 1936 in Hannibal, Mo. ; FA: James Milstead; MO: Elizabeth Wing; Resident of Quincy, formerly of Chandlerville; Survived by his wife; a brother: James Milstead of St. Petersburg, Fla.; and a sister: Mrs. Effie Wiseman of Chandlerville.; Preceded by three brothers.

MILSTEAD, Leonard E.; b: 13 Jul 1904, Cass Co., Il.; d: 30 Sep 1983, Beardstown, Il. (Myers Nursing Home); Bu: Mt. Olive Cemetery; M: Beulah Atterberry on 27 Dec 1925 in Virginia, Il.; Former resident of Chandlerville; Wife preceded on 21 Sep 1972; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. J. C. (Joanne) Clark of Chandlerville; a son: Ira E. of Morton; a grandchild; a sister: Mrs. Verna Gurnsey of Petersburg.

MILSTEAD, Norma E. (Ray); b: 6 Apr 1910, Mason City, Il.; d: 7 Dec 1986, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Chandlerville Cemetery; M: George R. Milstead on 22 Feb 1930; FA: Edward Ray; MO: Ella Williams; Husband preceded on 8 Jan 1973; Resident of R. R. 1, Meredosia; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Gene (Evelyn) Winners of Meredosia and Mrs. Jerry (Janet) Ainsworth of Oakford; two sons: Russell "Sonny" of Virginia and Darrell of Lewiston; 17 grand, four great grand and two great-great grandchildren.; Preceded by three brothers and two sisters.

MILSTEAD, Pearl E. (Daniel); b: 6 Oct 1896, Ashland, Il.; d: 14 Feb 1990, Virginia, Il. (Walker Nursing Home); Bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia; M: Charles Milstead on 5 Apr 1919 in Springfield, Il.; FA: Cal Daniel; MO: Dora Pettit; Husband preceded in 1951; Resident of Virginia; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Virgil (F. Eileen) Fox of Chatham; four grand, five great grand, two great step grand and two great-great grandchildren; two sisters: Gladys Harris and Velma Bender, both of Redding, Calif.; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by a daughter: Carolyn B. Lynn in 1988; three brothers; and a sister.

MILSTEAD, Russell "Sonny"; b: 29 Jul 1930, Cass Co., Il.; d: 18 Jan 1991, Springfield, Il. (St. John's Hosp); Bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia; M: Dorothy Miller on 21 Aug 1949 in Salisbury, Il.; FA: George Milstead; MO: Norma Ray; Resident of 341 E. Springfield St., Virginia; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Connie Stucker of Ashland; two sons: Harold E. of Virginia and John R. of Chicago; four grand and five great grandchildren; two sisters: Mrs. Gene (Evelyn) Winner of Meredosia and Mrs. Jerry (Janet) Ainsworth of Oakford; and a brother: Darrell of Lewiston.

MINCH, Rosella M. (Bergschneider); b: 26 Sep 1893, New Berlin, Il.; d: 12 Sep 1988, Springfield, Il. (St. Joseph's Home); Bu: St. Mary's Cemetery, New Berlin; M: Frank M. Minch on 14 Jan 1920 in New Berlin, Il.; FA: Theodore Bergschneider; MO: Sophia Wetterer; Husband preceded in 1941; Resident of New Berlin; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Frederick A. (Edna Frances) Johnson of Alexander and Mrs. Thomas (Rosemary) Fuchs of New Berlin; two sons: Raymond of New Berlin and Walter of Springfield; 19 grand and 36 great grandchildren; and two nephews.; Preceded by a son: Frank in 1969; a sister: Eda Trutter; and a brother: Harry Bergschneider.

MINCHER, Anna (Blesse); b: 9 Feb 1905, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 6 Jan 1982, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Calvary Cemetery; FA: Charles Blesse; MO: Anna Devlin; Resident of Ivanhoe Manor Nursing Home, Jacksonville; formerly of 638 N. East St., Jacksonville; Surviving are a daughter: Mrs. Mary Jane Black of Denver, Colo.; two grandchildren; three brothers: John, Edward and Joseph Blesse, all of Jacksonville; two sisters: Agnes Millburn and Mrs. Josephine Reavy, both of Jacksonville; numerous nieces and nephews.; Two brothers and six sisters preceded her.

MINCY, Charles Warren; b: 1 Oct 1894, Cass Co., Il.; d: 10 Apr 1986, Beardstown, Il. (Hosp); Bu: Arenzville East Cemetery; M: Velma Mallicoat in Mar 1916 in Concord, Il.; FA: Martin Luther Mincy; MO: Nancy Ann Warren; Resident of Arenzville; Survived by two daughters: Irene Holt of Jacksonville and Mary Rowe of Florissant, Mo.; a son: Harold F. "Bud" of Beardstown; two grandsons: Michael Lee Mincy of Beardstown and Junior Grafton of S. Caroling; a granddaughter: Debbie McCright of Richland, N. C.; and three great grandchildren.; Preceded by two sons; a daughter; two sisters; and a brother.

MINCY, Harold "Bud"; b: 31 May 1922, Arenzville, Il.; d: 23 Sep 1992, Beardstown, Il. (St. Lukes); Bu: Beardstown City Cemetery; M: Maxine Severns on 30 Sep 1952 in East St. Louis, Il.; FA: Charles Warren Mincy; MO: Velma Mallicoat; Wife preceded on 7 May 1978; WWII Army Vet.; Survived by a sister: Irene Holt of Beardstown; and three granddaughters.; Preceded by a son: Mike; two sisters; and two brothers.

MINCY, Michael Lee; b: 25 Apr 1955, Beardstown, Il.; d: 5 Jun 1991, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Beardstown City Cemetery; M: Lisa Jo Kinne on 19 Oct 1985 in Rushville, Il.; FA: Harold "Bud" Mincy; MO: Maxine Severns; Resident of 316 S. Second St., Beardstown; Survived by his wife; his father of Beardswotn; three daughters: Micaela Rei, Faxon Mary-Anna and Callie Jo Mincy, all of Beardstown; a half brother: Bill Surratt of Beardstown; and a half sister: Shirley Cansino of Peoria.; Preceded by his mother.

MINDER, Caroline M. (Andree); b: 22 Nov 1899, Petersburg, Il.; d: 10 Oct 1985, Springfield, Il. (St. John's Hosp); Bu: Calvary Cemetery, Springfield; M: Sebastian George Minder; FA: Adolph Andree; MO: Caroline Schmidt; Husband preceded; Resident of Loami, Il.; Survived by a son: Robert P. of Loami; eight grand and 11 great grandchildren; two sisters: Marguerite Protopp of Springfield and Lorraine Smith of St. Louis; several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by a son: Walter E.; two children who died in infancy; a grandchild; two sisters; five half sisters; and a half brother.

MINEAR, Della Marie (Walker); b: 4 Aug 1939, rural El Dara, Il.; d: 10 Aug 1987, St. Louis, Mo. (University Hosp); Bu: Samuel Taylor Cemetery, Rockport, Il.; FA: Gerald Walker; MO: Sylvia Smith; Resident of Barry, Il.; Survived by three daughters: Kathy Reynolds, Leta Lish and Cynthia Howard; a son: Robert Minear; five brothers; and four sisters.

MINER, Alta (Billings); b: 19 Oct 1906, Greene Co., Il.; d: 27 Sep 1985, White Hall, Il. (Hosp); Bu: Winchester City Cemetery; M: James Miner in 1948; FA: Charles Billings; MO: Bertha ; Husband preceded in 1977; Resident of Winchester; Survived by a son: Keith Knight of Bovina, Tex.; two grandchildren: Kevin Knight and Kim Wilson of Roodhouse; two great grandchildren: Dayne and Kale Wilson of Roodhouse.; Preceded by her parents.

MINER, Enneth O.; b: 30 Jan 1917, Morgan Co., Il.; d: 28 Nov 1991, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery; M; 1) Viva Geraldine Sitton on 29 Dec 1940 in Clayton, Mo. 2) Helen Mardell Beeley Strubbe on 3 Mar 19.. in Jacksonville, Il.; 1st wife preceded on 18 Jan 1978; Resident of 544 S. Prairie St., Jacksonville; Survived by his wife; two sons: Enneth Eugene Miner of Springfield and Michael Miner of Jacksonville; a step son: Gary Strubbe of South Bend, Ind.; two stepdaughters: Kaye Smith of Springfield and Susan Hacker of Jacksonville; three grand and six step great grandchildren; four brothers: Clarence of Waverly, Gilbert of Greeley, Colo.; two sisters: Emma Nerone of Pawnee and Eva Perry of Waverly; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by three brothers: Robert, Elmer and, in infancy, Milvin Miner.

MINER, Geraldine (Sitton); b: 29 Jun 1920, Iowa; d: 18 Jan 1978, Jacksonville, Il. (Norris Hosp); Bu: Jacksonville East Cemetery; M: Enneth Miner on 29 Dec 1940 in Clayton, Mo.; FA: Lee Sitton; MO: Zelpha Jackson; Resident of 544 S. Prairie, Jacksonville; Survived by her mother: Mrs. Zelpha Henry of White Hall; her husband; two sons: Eugene of Springfield and Michael of Jacksonville; two grandchildren: Robert and James Miner, both of Springfield; and a sister: Mrs. Ruby Colwell of Alexander.; Preceded by a brother: Charles.

MINER, Hazel (Eldridge); b: 28 Jul 1933, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 10 Sep 1981, Springfield, Il. (St. John's Hosp); Bu: Waverly Cemetery; M: Harold Miner in 1954; FA: Cleve Eldridge; MO: Bertha Branom; Resident of Waverly; Surviving are her husband, a son, Eugene Miner of Lincoln; a sister, Mrs. Albert (Louise) Williams of Waverly; two brothers, Walter Eldridge of Waverly and Alfred Eldridge of Palmyra.; Preceded by a sister and three brothers.

MINER, Irene L. (Darughan); b: 18 Sep 1927, near Jacksonville, Il.; d: 27 Oct 1994, Springfield, Il. (Memorial Med Cntr); Bu: Franklin Cemetery; M: Theodore "Bud" Miner on 8 Jul 1945 in Ft. Scott, Kans.; FA: Elbert Draughan; MO: Margaret McKinley; Resident of Springfield; formerly of the Waverly, Franklin area; Survived by her husband; two daughters: Carolyn Fuchs of Franklin and Cathy Miner of Los Angeles, Calif.; a son: Larry of Waverly; five brothers: Stanley of Springfield, Frank of Bushnell, Waldo of Tovey, Eugene of Florida and Richard Draughan of Springfield; a sister: Mora Bettis of Franklin; three grand and two great grandchildren.

MINER, James G.; b: 11 Dec 1904, Flint, Mich.; d: 3 Aug 1977, Pittsfield, Il. (Illini Commty Hosp); Bu: Winchester City Cemetery; M: Alta Helm on 5 Jul 1948 in Harrison, Ark.; FA: Clement Miner; MO: Frances Thomas; Resident of Winchester; Vet,; Survived by his wife; a step son: Keith Knight of Bovina, Tex.; and two cousins: Kathleen and Rowene Hubbard of Route 1, Bluffs.

MINER, Mabel (Moore); b: 18 Aug 1897, Mexico, Mo.; d: 12 Jan 1986, White Hall, Il. (North American Nursing Home); Bu: Carrollton City Cemetery; M: Oscar B. Miner on 25 Dec 1918 in Alton, Il.; FA: J. P. Moore; Husband preceded on 21 Feb 1981; Resident of Carrollton; Survived by a son: Bill of Carrollton; three grand and three great grandchildren.

MINER, Margaret Leona (Farmer); b: 4 Sep 1913, Roodhouse, Il.; d: 1 Jan 1981, Champaign, Il. (Burnham Hosp); Bu: Rollins Cemetery, Patterson, Il.; FA: William Harve Farmer; Resident of Champaign; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Juanita Keister of Champaign and Mrs. Shirley Valenti of Effingham; and a son: Milton of Chatham; 20 grand and three great grandchildren; two brothers: John of Murrayville and Keith Farmer of Jacksonville; and several nieces and nephews.

MINER, Oscar B.; b: 30 Oct 1894, Ashmore, Il.; d: 21 Feb 1981, Carrollton, Il. (Boyd Mem Hosp); Bu: Carrollton City Cemetery; M: Mabel L. Moore in 1917; FA; William Miner; MO: Carrie Mae Cummings; Resident of Carrollton; WWI Vet.; Survived by his wife; a son: Bill Miner of Carrollton; three grand and two great grandchildren; three sisters: Lillie Walters of Paris and Minnie Limes and Averil Sanderson, both of Charleston.; Preceded by two brothers.

MINER, Tom R.; b: 7 Feb 1912, Waverly, Il.; d: 12 Aug 1993, Mexico, Mo. (Audrain Med Cntr); Bu: Waverly East Cemetery; M; 1) Nellie Rouland in 1932 2) Mildred Deverman on 12 Dec 1983 in Montgomery City, Mo.; FA: Thomas Miner; MO: Bertha White; Resident of Mexico, Mo.; formerly of Waverly, Il.; Survived by his wife; two sons: Russell of Pleasant Plains and Rolland of Waverly; two stepdaughters: Marilyn Deverman of Columbia, Mo. and Mrs. Lyndell (Delores) Chaplin of Kinderhook; a brother: George Albert of Jacksonville; a step brother: Arthur Britenstine of Waverly; a sister: Mrs. Nellie McCready of Jacksonville; a stepsister: Jesse Witt of Waverly; eight grand, three step grand, 12 great grandchildren and a step great grandchild.; Preceded by four brothers; four sisters; and two grandchildren.

MINER, Virginia Rose (Petefish); b: 20 May 1923, near Concord, Il.; d: 26 Jun 1976, Springfield, Il. (Memorial Med Cntr); Bu: Waverly Cemetery; M: Elmer Miner on 3 Nov 1946; FA: Aaron D. Petefish; MO: Bernice Cooper; Husband preceded in Sep 1963; Resident of Waverly; Survived by her mother, of Waverly; two sons: Leon and Don, both of Waverly; a daughter: Mrs. Joyce Pole of Madison, Wis.; two brothers: Wesley of Alexander and Garland Petefish of Jacksonville.

MINGER, Arthur R.; b: 25 Sep 1905, Metamora, Il.; d: 27 Aug 1993, Peoria, Il. (Methodist Med Cntr); Bu: Oakwood Cemetery, Metamora, Il.; M; 1) Alice Robinson in 1928 2) Elizabeth Valentine in 1968; FA: John Minger; MO: Rose Grob; 1st wife died on 4 Jun 1967; 2nd on 29 Dec 1987; Resident of 1200 E. Partridge, Metamora, Il.; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Mike (Marlys) Bandy of Jacksonville; three grandchildren; and two sisters: Geraldine Schierer of Metamora and Marjorie Rose of Sun City, Ariz.; Preceded by three sisters and a foster son.

MINK, Harvey J.; b: 2 Oct 1895, Pike Co., Il.; d: 4 Sep 1978, Pittsfield, Il. (Illini Hosp); Bu: Pittsfield West Cemetery; M: Gertrude Gill; FA: Jerry C. Mink; MO: Margaret Coultas; Wife preceded in 1975; WWI Vet.; Survived by a son: Harvey Roy Mink of Pittsfield; two grandchildren; and a sister: Mrs. Rena Diamond of Pittsfield.

MINK, Hildred B.; b: 14 Mar 1908, Hadley Township, Pike Co., Il.; d: 11 Mar 1984, Pittsfield, Il. (Illini Commty Hosp); Bu: Pittsfield West Cemetery; FA: George M. Mink; MO: Pearl Spencer; Survived by two sisters in law: Mrs. Enid Mink, Pittsfield and Mrs. Pauline Mink, Omaha, Nebr., and seven nieces and nephews.; Preceded by two sisters and two brothers.

MINK, Leaton E.; b: 4 Apr 1916, Baylis, Il.; d: 15 Aug 1979, Chicago Hts., Il. (St. James Hosp); Bu: Baylis Cemetery; FA: Oney Mink; MO: Lucy Ervin; Resident of Park Forest, Il.; formerly of Baylis; Survived by his mother of Baylis; two sons: Darrel of Dixon and Jerry of Park Forest; a daughter: Karen Mink of Park Forest; and a sister: Mrs. Geraldine Bubb of Clayton.; Preceded by his father.

MINK, Lloyd S. "Bud"; b: 27 Nov 1910, Pittsfield, Il.; d: 7 May 1976, Pittsfield, Il. (Illini Commty Hosp); Bu: Pittsfield West Cemetery; M; Enid Donohoo; FA: George Mink; MO: Pearl Spencer; Survived by his wife; his mother; two sons: Spencer of Rolla, Mo. and Phillip of San Jose, Calif.; two daughters: Mrs. Merrie Jane Freed of Winters, Calif. and Mrs. Colleen Bettenhausan of Tinley Park, Il.; and a sister: Miss Hildred Mink of Pittsfield.

MINK, Lucy (Ervin); b: 4 Feb 1894, Baylis, Il.; d: 17 Feb 1988, Pittsfield, Il. (Illini Commty Hosp); Bu: Baylis Cemetery; M: Oney Mink on 24 Oct 1912; FA: Walker Ervin; MO: Abbey Foreman; Husband preceded in 1961; Resident of Baylis; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Geraldine Bubb of Clayton, Il.; three grandchildren: Darrel Mink of Baylis, and Karen and Jerry Mink of the Chicago area; and a brother: Paul Ervin of Quincy.; Preceded by a sister: Pearl Miller; and a brother: Clay Ervin.

MINK, Pearl (Spencer); b: 2 Apr 1885, Derry, Pike Co., Il.; d: 6 May 1978, Pittsfield, Il. (Nursing Home); Bu: Pittsfield West Cemetery; M: George Mink on 8 May 1907; FA: Thomas J. Spencer; MO: Lila Kaylor; Husband preceded in 1939; Resident of Pittsfield; Survived by a daughter: Hildred Mink of Pittsfield; a daughter in law: Mrs. Enid Mink of Pittsfield; seven grand and 17 great grandchildren.; Preceded by two sons: George Marshall Mink and Loyd Spencer Mink.

MINOR, Dick D.; b: 22 Feb 1921, Holton, Kans.; d: 19 Jul 1989, Colorado Springs, Colo.; Bu: Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Colorado Springs; M: Lela June Banaka on 26 Jul 1942 in Jacksonville, Il.; FA: Benjamin T. Minor; MO: Iva R. Kathrens; Resident of 4142 Tennyson Ave., Colorado Springs; WWII Army Vet.; Survived by his mother of Colorado Springs; his wife; four daughters: Pamela Mullen and Kathy Owens, both of Colorado Springs, Janis Brannan of Omaha, Neb. and Cindy Cherry of Winchester; 11 grand and two great grandchildren; and a sister: Bonny Ferry of Colorado Springs.; Preceded by his father; a son: John S.; and two grandchildren.

MINOR, Iva Ruth (Kathrens); b: Holton, Kans.; d: 8 Oct 1989, Colorado Springs, Colo.; Bu: Memorial Gardens, Colorado Springs; M: Benjamin Townsend Minor on 17 Oct 1917 in Holton, Kans.; FA: Franklin Mark Kathrens; MO: Eva Lee Sewell; Husband preceded; Moved from Jacksonville to Colo. in 1969; was 91 years of age at death.; Survived by a daughter: Bonny Ferry of Colorado Springs; seven grand and 15 great grandchildren; and a brother: Loren E. Kathrens of Logansport, Ind.; Preceded by a son: Dick D. Minor; a grandson: John S. Minor; four brothers; and a sister.

MINOR, John Sanford; b: 19 Aug 1947, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 28 Nov 1983, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Hosp); Bu: Colorado Springs; M: Susan ; FA: Dick Minor; MO: Lela ; Surviving are his wife; a son; two daughters; paternal grandmother: Iva Minor; and four sisters: Pamela Mullen and Kathryn Owens, both of Colorado Springs; Janis Brannan of Omaha, Neb.; and Cynthia Cherry of Winchester.

MINOR, Lela J. (Banaka); b: 28 Jan 1923, Holton, Kans.; d: 15 Dec 1993, Colorado Springs, Colo.; Bu: Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Colorado Springs; M: Dick D. Minor on 26 Jul 1942 in Jacksonville, Il.; FA: Henry W. Banaka; MO: Louise Klahr; Husband preceded; Survived by four daughters: Pamela Mullen of Colorado Springs, Janis Brannan of The Woodlands, Tex., Kathy Owens of Colorado Springs, and Cynthia Cherry of Winchester; a twin brother: Lloyd J. Banaka of Sedalia, Mo.; three sisters: Adeline Haskins of Mobile, Ala., Evelyn Painter of Bonner Springs, Kans. And Joanne Crosby of Oklahoma City, Okla.; 11 grand and four great grandchildren.; Preceded by a son: John S.; two grandchildren; and a sister: Edna Knoutt.

MINTER, Marie (Smith); b: 27 Aug 1894, Indiana; d: 22 Dec 1991, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Yatesville Cemetery; FA: Robert Smith; MO: Anna Sillon; Resident of Jacksonville; Survived by a daughter: Thelma Pyle of Jacksonville.

MIRUS, Ben; b: 25 May 1892, Scott Co., Il.; d: 15 Jan 1977, Charleston, Il. (Commty Hosp); Bu: Resthaven Cemetery, Mattoon, Il.; M: Eva Mae Rowland on 19 Oct 1910; FA: Oscar A. Mirus; MO: Bertha Young; Wife preceded on 13 Aug 1963; Resident of Charleston, Il.; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Frank (Madeline) Wood of Charleston; a son: Robert Lee of Wauchula, Fla.; five grand and five great grandchildren.

MIRUS, Mae Doss (Day); b: 9 Aug 1898, Scott Co., Il.; d: 8 Dec 1985, Winchester, Il. (Scott Co. Nursing Home); Bu: Williams-Edwards Cemetery, Barrow, Il.; M; 1) Virgil Doss on 31 Mar 1918 2) Ben Mirus; FA: Charles Day; MO: Minnesota Wilder; Both husbands preceded; 1st on 28 Aug 1964; Resident of Alsey, Il.; Survived by a son: J. Vernon Doss of rural Roodhouse; two grand, six great grand and six great-great grandchildren; a brother: Chester Day of Manchester; and two sisters: Thelma Barnett and Vida Jefferson, both of Winchester.; Preceded by four brothers and two sisters.

MISCHNICK, Walter T. Sr.; d: 15 Aug 1979, Danville, Il. (Veteran's Hosp); Bu: Camp Butler National Military Cemetery, Springfield, Il.; M; Lois ; Resident of Springfield; Vet.; Was 78 years old at death.; Survived by his wife; two children: his son of Jacksonville and Alice Felice of Ohio; and a sister: Edna Taylor of West Seneca, N. Y.; [Son is Walter Mischnick Jr. of 204 Grand Ave., Jacksonville]

MISKELL, Pearl (Taylor); b: 19 Mar 1908, near Winchester, Il.; d: 30 Jan 1991, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Winchester City Cemetery; M: Vernon C. "Bud" Miskell on 22 Jan 1938 in Bowling Green, Mo.; FA: Ira A. Taylor; MO: Fannie Smith; Resident of Springfield; Survived by her husband; a brother: Ira Taylor of Winchester; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by five brothers and three sisters.

MISKELL, Wilma C. (Claussen); b: 3 May 1911; d: 3 May 1987, Springfield, Il.; Bu: Oak Lawn Cemetery, Springfield; M: Earl Miskell; FA: Gid Claussen; MO: Zelda ; Husband preceded; Resident of Springfield; Survived by a daughter: Earla Davis of Rochester; a son: Don of Springfield; two sisters: Eileen Ryan of Waverly and Cora Smock of Manchester; several nieces and nephews.

MISSIMER, Alice (Nance); b: 20 Aug 1936, Carlinville, Il.; d: 2 Oct 1979, Springfield, Il. (Memorial Med Cntr); Bu: Arenzville North Cemetery; FA: Robert Nance; MO: Bertha Bridges; Resident of rural Chapin; Survived by two daughters: Debra Rivera of New York City, N. Y. and Shelba Brackett of Jacksonville; a sister: Eva Crawford of Springfield; and four grandchildren.

MITCH, Catherine "Katie" (Sabo); d: 30 Sep 1976, Springfield, Il. (Community Hosp); Bu: Oak Hill Cemetery, Palmyra, Il.; M: Carl Mitch; Resident of Hettick, Il.; Was 67 years old at death; Husband preceded in 1951; Survived by two sons: Robert Mitch of Jacksonville and John Mitch of Hettick; six granddaughters and two great grandchildren; brothers and sisters: Joe, Paul, George and Carl Sabo and Ann Schroeder, Betty Tarr and Caroline Daley, all of Springfield.

MITCHELL, Aaron Michael; b: 2 Jun 1992, Rushville, Il.; d: 9 Sep 1992, Mt. Sterling, Il.; Bu: Catholic Cemetery, Mt. Sterling; FA: Greg Mitchell; MO: Tonia Lerch; Resident of 204 W. Coline St., Mt. Sterling; Survived by is parents; a brother: Alexander Wade, at home; his grandparents: Kathryn Lerch of Versailles and Jack and Marilyn Mitchell of Mt. Sterling; his great grandparents: Harry and Marie Wart of Mt. Sterling; and several aunts and uncles.; Preceded by his grandfather: James Alden Lerch on 20 Oct 1977.

MITCHELL, Allen Ray; b: 20 Dec 1955, Richland Co., Il.; d: 8 Jul 1985, Springfield, Il. (Memorial Med Cntr); Bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, Il.; M: Claudia Gooding in 1974 in Quincy, Il.; FA: James Mitchell; Resident of Ashland, Il.; Survived by his wife, of Ashland; a daughter: Shelia, at home; a son: Richard, at home; his mother: Shirley R. Hagen of Ashland; his father, of Ashland; a brother: Mark of Ashland; a sister: Sheril Mitchell of Ashland; maternal grandparents: Lowell and Neoma Hagen of Louisville; and paternal grandmother: Emma Mitchell of Ashland.

MITCHELL, Anna E. (Dolan); b: 16 Nov 1877, Roodhouse, Il.; d: 7 Oct 1979, Carrollton, Il. (Reisch Nursing Home); Bu: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse; M: Victor E. Mitchell in 1903 in White Hall, Il.; FA: Charles F. Dolan; MO: Mary Devitt; Husband preceded in Sep 1945; Resident of Carrollton; Survived by four daughters: Mrs. Leona March of Chicago, Mrs. Margaret Gehlert of East Alton, Mrs. Frank (Jeanette) DeCook of Chicago and Mrs. John (Clara) DeBoer of Roodhouse; and two sons: Robert of Lakeland, Fla. and Eugene of Roodhouse; five grand and eight great grandchildren; and a great-great grandchild.; Preceded by five children; four brothers; and five sisters.

MITCHELL, Betty M. (Briggs); b: & Aug 1922, Chapin, Il.; d: 31 Oct 1987, Harpers Ferry, Iowa; Bu: St. Paul's Cherry Mound Cemetery, Waukon, Iowa; M: William E. Mitchell; FA: Frank Briggs; MO: Margery Gimbel; Formerly of Jacksonville; Survived by her husband; a daughter: Sandra Dage of Postville, Iowa; a son: Charles of the state of Vermont; four grandchildren; two brothers and a sister: William F., Richard L. and Ieda Rhodes, all of Jacksonville.

MITCHELL, C. Hayden; b: 3 Dec 1900, Noble, Il.; d: 5 Jul 1978, Springfield, Il. (St. John's Hosp); Bu: Hannah Cemetery, Noble, Il.; M: Emma Fulk; FA: Charles Mitchell; MO: Molly Taylor; Resident of Ashland; more recently of Noble.; Survived by his wife; three sons: James and Carl of Ashland and Donald Mitchell of Pleasant Plains; two sisters: Mrs. Esther Collier and Mrs. Ethel Collier, both of Jackson, Mo.; nine grandchildren; and a great grandchild.; Preceded by a son: John; and a brother: Edward.

MITCHELL, Carl "Biggun"; b: 5 Aug 1907, Herrin, Il.; d: 7 Jul 1996, Lincoln, Il. (Abraham Lincoln Hosp); Bu: Oak Wood Cemetery, Greenfield, Il.; M: Lucille Lawler on 28 Apr 1945 in Greenfield, Il.; FA: Orville Mitchell; MO: Iva Grafty; Wife preceded on 26 Feb 1988; Resident of rural Greenfield; WWII Army Air Corps Vet.; Survived by two daughters: Margaret Boutwell of Savannah, Ga. and Carol Mitchell of Lincoln; three grandsons; a sister: Flossie Horn of Tampa, Fla.; four half sisters: Marie McClure of Fredrickstown, Mo., Delores Clawitter of Lawndale, Calif., Doris Moore of Exeter, Mo. and Muriel Walker of West Frankfort.; Preceded by a brother: Clarence Mitchell; and a half sister: Gladys Drew.

MITCHELL, Catherine M. (Coffman); b: 30 Jun 1908, Springfield, Il.; d: 11 Dec 1976, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery; M: Thomas Mitchell; FA: William Coffman; MO: Catherine Troesch; Husband preceded in 1949; Resident of 742 N. Main, Jacksonville; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Frank (Peggy) Coats of Murrayville; four grandchildren: Francis Coats, Jr., Angela Coats, Thomas Coats and Joseph Coats, all of Murrayville.; Preceded by two brothers and a sister.

MITCHELL, Clara C. (Sturgis); b: 24 Apr 1897, New Berlin, Il.; d: 12 Aug 1989, Waverly, Il.; Bu: Waverly Cemetery; M: Merrill Mitchell on 7 Sep 1920; FA: Frank Sturgis; MO: Frances Saffer; Husband preceded on 19 Jul 1969; Resident of Waverly; Survived by a son: George M. of Franklin; five grandsons: George J., David, Steven, Jeffrey and Michael; several great grandchildren; and a sister: Ethel Plaisted of St. Louis.

MITCHELL, Clara Smith (Reiser); d: 30 Nov 1984, Rushville, Il. (Snyder Haven Nursing Home); Bu: St. Augustine's Cemetery, Ashland; Former resident of Jacksonville; Was 99 years old at time of death.; Survived by a nephew: John Reiser, Jr., Ashland.

MITCHELL, Clarke E.; b: 22 Apr 1907, Bond Co., Il.; d: 1 Jun 1983, Springfield, Il. (St. John's Hosp); Bu: Hersman Cemetery; M: 1) Florence E. Bagby on 22 Nov 1937 2) V. Maxine McCoy on 9 Jul 1982; FA: Harry A. Mitchell; MO: Alice M. Owens; 1st wife preceded on 11 Oct 1978; WWII Vet.; Survived by his wife; two step children: Mrs. Charles (Sharon) McClelland of Mt. Sterling and David McCoy of Quincy; four brothers: Harry A. of Paramont, Calif., William R. and Donald O., both of Downey, Calif. and Henry Max of Milton Freewater, Ore.; three sisters: Mrs. Marjorie M. File of Dayton, Ohio, Mrs. Willard T. (Carolyn) Lucas of Ashland, Ohio and Mrs. Paul T. (Frances Anne) Kane of Naples, Fla.; three step grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

MITCHELL, Clinton H.; b: 16 Dec 1901, Virden, Il.; d: 20 Jan 1989, Springfield, Il. (Regency Nursing Home); Bu: Waverly East Cemetery; M: 1) Clarice Campbell on 27 Dec 1926 2) Jessie Peebles Worth in 1976; FA: Homer B. Mitchell; MO: Emma Dupy; Both wives preceded: 1st on 23 Apr 1974; 2nd on 22 Feb 1984; Resident of Waverly; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Mary Stevens of Springfield; a stepdaughter: Mary Ehart of Virden; a stepson: Danny Worth of Virden; several grandchildren; five sisters: Helen Luehr of Park Ridge, Mrs. Pearl Ford of Virden, Mrs. Jessie Cooper of Urbana, Irene Mitchell of Mattoon and Mrs. Marion Flynn of Irvine, Calif.; a brother: Howard Mitchell of Newport Beach, Calif.; and several nieces and nephews.

MITCHELL, Clyde; b: Scott Co., Il.; d: 13 Mar 1982, Alton, Il.; Bu: Winchester City Cemetery; M: Ruth ; FA: Arch Mitchell; MO: Kate Boston; Formerly of the Winchester area; Was 82 years of age at death; Survived by his wife; two sons: Bill of California and John, of Alton; four sisters: Edna Curtis, Mildred Pinson and Lois Anderson, all of Jacksonville, and Ida Spencer of Winchester; two brothers: Arthur of Champaign and Ralph Mitchell of rural Winchester.

MITCHELL, Dorothy (Schaaf); b: 29 Jul 1912, Fieldon, Il.; d: 23 Sep 1991, rural Winchester, Il.; Bu: Murrayville Cemetery; M: Charles Mitchell on 15 Feb 1931 in Jerseyville, Il.; FA: Isom Schaaf; MO: Ada Young; Husband preceded on 27 Dec 1974; Resident of R. R. 1, Winchester; Survived by five sons: Charles of Alsey, Thomas of rural Murrayville, L. D. of Virginia, George of Silvis and Clyde of Murrayville; a daughter: Mrs. Elmer (Reba) Witwer of rural Winchester; 16 grand, five step grand, 21 great grand and three great step grandchildren; a brother: Fred Schaaf of Jerseyville; and four sisters: Rosemary Schaaf of Fieldon, Margie Dilks of Jerseyville, Hazel Thompson of Kane and Sophia Miller of Jerseyville.; Preceded by two brothers: Henry and Julius Schaaf; and a sister: Alberta Evans.

MITCHELL, Dorothy R. (Kunkel); b: 23 Apr 1904, Brown Co., Il.; d: 11 Jan 1984, Beardstown, Il. (Hosp); Bu: Catholic Cemetery, Mt. Sterling; M: Jesse G. Mitchell on 3 Oct 1955; FA: Michael Kunkel; MO: Anna Hammer; Resident of Mt. Sterling; Husband preceded on 7 May 1967; Surviving are a brother: Lawrence Kunkel of Mt. Sterling; three nephews and three nieces.; Preceded by two brothers and two sisters.

MITCHELL, Eileen (Schaeffer); b: 8 Oct 1912, Astoria, Il.; d: 9 May 1985, Rushville, Il. (Culbertson Hosp); Bu: Mt. Sterling City Cemetery; M: W. T. "Breezy" Mitchell on 18 Feb 1932 in Mt. Sterling, Il.; FA: Jacob Schaeffer; MO: Laura Moose; Resident of 309 N. Maple, Mt. Sterling; Survived by her husband; two sons: Jack of Mt. Sterling and Bernard of Astoria; ten grand and two great grandchildren.; Preceded by three brothers and six sisters.

MITCHELL, Elmer H.; b: 27 Jan 1904, Alsey, Il.; d: 16 Aug 1993, Green Valley, Ariz.; Bu: Winchester City Cemetery; M: Violet ; FA: Alonzo Mitchell; Mo; Ida Jackson; Wife preceded; Resident of Green Valley, Ariz.; formerly of Scott Co., Il.; Survived by a son: Fred of Green Valley, Ariz.; a grandson; a granddaughter; and seven great grandchildren; and a sister: Percie Overton of San Diego, Calif.

MITCHELL, Emma G. (Fulk); b: 9 Feb 1905, Richland Co., Il.; d: 4 Aug 1987, Petersburg, Il. (Sunny Acres Nursing Home); Bu: Hanna Cemetery, Noble, Il.; M: C. Hayden Mitchell on 17 Sep 1931 in Chicago, Il.; FA: James F. Fulk; MO: Elva Wilkerson; Husband preceded in 1978; Former resident of Ashland; Survived by three sons: James A. of Ashland, J. Donald of Pleasant Plains and Carl H. Mitchell of Buffalo; 8 grand and 5 great grandchildren; six brothers: Everett of Noble, Ray of Pinckneyville, Matt of Effingham, Charles of Olney and Adrian Fulk of Los Gatos, Calif.; and three sisters: Mrs. Bessie Warner and Mrs. Ruth Brown, both of Toledo and Mrs. Jessie Lockard of Port Richey, Fla.; Preceded by a son: John C.; a grandson: Allen Mitchell; and two sisters: Carrie House and Ola Mitchell.

MITCHELL, Ernestine E. (Hickman); b: 8 Oct 1920, Gillespie, Il.; d: 29 Dec 1990, Springfield, Il. (St. John's Hosp); Bu: Waverly East Cemetery; M: Louis E. Mitchell on 4 Mar 1951; FA: William E. Hickman; MO: Pearl Garman; Resident of Waverly, Il.; Survived by her husband; three sisters: Frances Melton, Katherine Cleveland and Shirley Ross, all of Waverly; and several nieces and nephews.

MITCHELL, Eulis "Bert"; b: 9 Nov 1903, Wayne Co., Il.; d: 10 Nov 1989, Carrollton, Il. (Boyd Mem Hosp); Bu: Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Eldred, Il.; M: Viola Clendenen; FA: Robert Mitchell; MO: Samantha Jane Keene; Resident of Eldred; Survived by his wife.; Preceded by a sister: Letha Bland; and two brothers: Earl and Lee.

MITCHELL, Eunice E. (Joiner); b: 14 Nov 1900, near Hettick, Il.; d: 21 Oct 1989, Palmyra, Il.; Bu: Oak Hill Cemetery, Palmyra, Il.; M: Marvel J. Mitchell on 28 May 1921 in Hillsboro, Il.; FA: Otis C. Joiner; MO: Alice E. Stewart; Husband preceded on 30 Mar 1970; Resident of Palmyra; Survived by two daughters: Thelma Tongate and Ila Pence, both of Palmyra; two sons: Dwain of Taylorville and Reese of Decatur; 10 grand and 12 great grandchildren.; Preceded by two brothers; two granddaughters; and a great-great grandson.

MITCHELL, Farrell E. "Mitch"; b: 8 Feb 1908, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 19 Nov 1992, Jacksonville, Il.; Bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery; M: Lois Mae Little in July 1929; FA: Edgar F. Mitchell; MO: Minnie D. Hamilton; Wife preceded on 24 Nov 1984; Resident of 329 E. Beecher, Jacksonville; Survived by a son: Farrell J. Mitchell of Jacksonville; a daughter: Mrs. Charles (Patricia) Wrucke of Brookfield, Wis.; eight grandchildren; two sisters: Leona M. Sanks of Jacksonville and Ida F. Richardson of Phoenix, Ariz.; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by six brothers and a sister.

MITCHELL, Fred "Fritz"; b: 20 Jan 1889, near Waverly, Il.; d: 23 Jun 1981, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Waverly Cemetery; FA: George Mitchell; MO: Anna Dettman; WWI Vet.; Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Ula Beaver of Waverly, two nephews and several cousins.

MITCHELL, Forster I.; b: 8 Jan 1898, Havana, Il.; d: 19 Mar 1987, Springfield, Il. (Memorial Med Cntr); Bu: Laurel Hill Cemetery, Havana; M: Margaret Pauline Hepworth on 10 Jun 1925 in Havana, Il.; FA: Frank I. Mitchell; MO: Ellen Forster; WWI Vet.; Resident of Havana; Survived by his wife; a son: I. Newton Mitchell of Jacksonville; and two granddaughters: Joan and Cynthia Mitchell, both of Jacksonville.; Preceded by two sisters.

MITCHELL, Glenn; b: 19 Sep 1903, Greenfield, Il.; d: 5 Dec 1988, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Oak Wood Cemetery, Greenfield; FA: John Mitchell; MO: Etna Nothern; Resident of Route 2, Greenfield; WWII Army Vet.; Survived by two sisters: Ruth Ashby of Modesto and Iva Mitchell of Jacksonville; and several nieces and nephews.

MITCHELL, Grace L. (Lewis); b: 3 Oct 1901, Cyrene, Mo.; d: 25 Dec 1982, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Jacksonville East Cemetery; M: Newton Mitchell; FAL Robert Lewis; MO: Beulah Moore; Preceded by her husband in 1939; Survivors include a daughter: Mrs. Wallace (Katherine) Jeffers of Jacksonville; a son: William N. of Jacksonville; 14 grand, 25 great grand and two great-great grandchildren; two sisters: Eva M. Thompson of Jacksonville and Margaret Faye Smith of Stanford, Conn.; and a brother: Robert B. Davis of Jacksonville; several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by a son, a daughter and a sister.

MITCHELL, J. Homer; b: 14 Jan 1914, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 23 Sep 1985, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery; M: Grace Ann Standish on 21 Jun 1938; FA: E. F. Mitchell; MO: Minnie D. Hamilton; Resident of 1039 S. Clay, Jacksonville; WWII Vet.; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mary Ann Kuster of Ft. Collins, Colo.; a granddaughter: Michelle Kuster; and a grandson: Blair Kuster, both of Ft. Collins; two sisters: Mrs. Leona Sanks of Waverly and Mrs. Ida Richardson of Phoenix; and a brother: Farrell Mitchell Sr. of Jacksonville.

MITCHELL, Jackie L. "Red"; b: 24 Jan 1944, Springfield, Il.; d: 16 Mar 1996, Springfield, Il. (St. John's Hosp); Bu: Virden, Il.; M: Judy Hamm on 21 Sep 1963 in Virden, Il.; FA: Howard S. Mitchell; MO: Virginia M. Isaac; Resident of Waverly; Survived by his wife; a son: Joseph Lee of Waverly; two daughters: Jacqueline Sue Cagle of Waverly and Mrs. Marshall (Julie Ann) Tangman of Waverly; five grandchildren; stepmother: Mattie Mitchell of Virden; two brothers: Raymond of Virden and Eldon Mitchell of Carlinville; two sisters: Ima Jean Watret of Virden and Mitzell Hughes of Palmyra; a step sister: Cattie Watkins of Virden; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by a brother: Elmer Leroy.

MITCHELL, John Allen; b: 17 Jun 1938, Alton, Il.; d: 31 Dec 1982, Alton, Il. (Memorial Hosp); Bu: Winchester City Cemetery; FA: Clyde Mitchell; MO: Stella Richards; Surviving are his step mother, Ruth Mitchell of Alton; a daughter: Jona Whalen of Phoenix, Ariz.; a brother, Richard W. of Sacramento, Calif.; and numerous relatives in this area.

MITCHELL, Johnnie Mae (Stevenson); b: 22 Feb 1940, Bainbridge, Ga.; d: 3 Mar 1996, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Jacksonville East Cemetery; M: Richard W. Mitchell Jr.; FA: Walter Stevenson; MO: Geneva R. Johnson; Divorced from husband; Resident of Jacksonville; Survived by a son: Rico Mitchell of Jacksonville; four grand and three great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by a brother: Johnny Stevenson; two sisters: Viola Moore and Mary Alice Stevenson; and a niece.

MITCHELL, Kayla Sue; b: 3 Sep 1987, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 3 Sep 1987, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse; FA: Charles E. Mitchell; MO: Donna White; Parents reside in Roodhouse; Survived by her parents; a half brother: Shane White of Roodhouse; paternal grandparents: Charles L. and Margaret Mitchell of Alsey; maternal grandmother: Opal Wyatt of Scottville; and paternal great grandmothers: Dorothy Mitchell of Winchester and Ruby Kleinlein of Versailles.

MITCHELL, Lois Mae (Little); b: 26 Jan 1905, Scott Co., Il.; d: 24 Nov 1984, Springfield, Il. (St. John's Hosp); Bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery; M: Farrell Mitchell Sr.; FA: Polk Little; MO: Alma Jane Six; Resident of 329 E. Beecher, Jacksonville; Survived by her husbadk; a son: Farrell Mitchell Jr. of Jacksonville; and a daughter: Mrs. Charles (Patricia) Wrucke of Milwaukee, Wis.; eight grandchildren; and a sister: Mrs. Eva Savoie of Bluffs.; Preceded by six brothers and sisters.

MITCHELL, Lola (Garner); b: 23 Oct 1900, Burksville, Ky.; d: 21 Nov 1990, Denver, Colo.; Bu: White Hall Cemetery; M: Arthur Leo Mitchell on 21 Apr 1922; FA: Leo Garner; MO: Hattie Ashinhurst; Husband preceded; Resident of Denver; formerly of White Hall; Survived by a daughter: Jean Farquhar of Denver, Colo.; a son: Glenn of Vorrego Springs, Calif.; eight grand and 13 great grandchildren.; Preceded by a sister and a brother.

MITCHELL, Lucille M. (Lawler); b: 7 May 1906, Greene Co., Il.; d: 26 Feb 1988, St. Louis, Mo. (Barnes Hosp); Bu: Oak Wood Cemetery, Greenfield; M: Carl E. Mitchell on 28 Apr 1945 in Greenfield, Il.; FA: Andrew D. Lawler; MO: Ann Murphy; Resident of rural Greenfield; Survived by her husband; two daughters: Margaret Boutwell of Stone Mountain, Ga. and Carol Mitchell of Lincoln; and three grandsons.

MITCHELL, Mary Ann (Chandler); b: 21 Jan 1889, Cuba, Il.; d: 21 Oct 1978, Beardstown, Il.; Bu: Beardstown City Cemetery; M: George H. Mitchell in Aug 1911; FA: Samuel R. Chandler; MO: Charity Ann Huffman; Husband preceded; Resident of Beardstown; Survived by these daughters: Mrs. Margaret Long, Mrs. George (Betty) Newberry, Mrs. Leo (Lydia) Heller and Mrs. Richard (Mame) Kinstle, all of Beardstown, and Mrs. Ruth Hinds of Springfield; a grandson: William J. Huvenden of Beardstown, who was raised in the home, and other grandchildren.; Preceded by a son, a daughter, three brothers and several grandchildren.

MITCHELL, Mary H. (Merritt); b: 27 Jul 1905, New York; d: 16 Jan 1981, White Hall, Il. (Hosp); Bu: White Hall Cemetery; M: Wayne F. Mitchell; FA: John Merritt; MO: Anna Hazley; Husband preceded on 28 Nov 1962; Resident of White Hall; formerly of the Athensville area; Survived by a son: Norman of Fairborn, Ohio; and a stepson: Robert E. Mitchell of Boyd, Tex.; four grandchildren; a great grandchild; a brother: James Merritt of Litchfield; and a sister: Charlotte Rosenbeck of Detroit, Mich.; Preceded by a brother and two sisters.

MITCHELL, Maurice L.; b: 12 Jun 1918, Topeka, Kans.; d: 4 Nov 1990, Springfield, Il. (Memorial Med Cntr); M: Mary Francis Laughary on 27 Jan 1946; FA: Archie Mitchell; MO: Martha Ashby; Resident of Waverly; WWII Army Vet.; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. William (Daria) Neece of Springfield; a sister: Mrs. Clyde (Dorothy) Dorsey of Waverly; two brothers: Glenn of Waverly and Delbert of Kailua, Hawaii; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by two brothers: Archie and Charles; and a sister: Opal.

MITCHELL, Mildred I. (Johnson); b: 19 Sep 1912, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 16 Jan 1989, Springfield, Il. (Memorial Med Cntr); Bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery; M: Shelby L. Mitchell on 19 Jul 1937 in Denver, Colo.; FA: Hiram L. Johnson; MO: Cora Coffman; Husband preceded on 21 Apr 1966; Resident of 210 E. Morton Ave., Jacksonville; Survived by a son: David L. of Jacksonville; two sisters: Mrs. Russell (Ethel) Goodall of Jacksonville and Mrs. Doris Bethel of Mesa, Ariz.; and numerous nieces and nephews.; Preceded by a sister.

MITCHELL, Nathaniel B.; b: 5 Apr 1973, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 27 Dec 1994, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Jacksonville East Cemetery; FA: William Leon Mitchell Sr.; MO: Myra Watson; Resident of 20 Sommerset Dr., Jacksonville; Survived by his father of Jacksonville; his mother of Jacksonville; a daughter: Felicia Mitchell of Jacksonville; paternal grandparents: Wallace and Catherine Jeffers of Jacksonville; maternal grandmother: Dorothy Johnson of Jacksonville; three brothers: William Leon Jr. and Wallace D. Mitchell, both of Springfield, and Elisha A. Mitchell of Jacksonville; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.; Preceded by a brother: Anthony Mitchell.

MITCHELL, Nora R. (Holiday); b: 16 Jun 1921, Kissinger, Mo.; d: 30 Apr 1989, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Jacksonville East Cemetery; M: Richard W. Mitchell on 10 Sep 1966 in Jacksonville, Il.; FA: Rev. George Holiday; MO: Nancy Turner; Husband preceded on 20 Feb 1989; Resident of 824 N. Clay, Jacksonville; Survived by two stepsons: Richard W. Mitchell of Hillsboro and Elmer Mitchell of Jacksonville; three step daughters: Alfreida Florence of Jacksonville, Mary Alice Daniels of Springfield and Mrs. Everett (Anna Mae) Williams of Jacksonville; and several step grandchildren; a brother: Silas Holliday of Clarksville, Mo.; a sister: Mattie Holman of Hannibal, Mo.; a niece: Mrs. William (Nancy) Porter of Jacksonville; a sister in law: Mrs. Helen Lindsay of Peoria; and several other family members.; Preceded by a brother: Paul Holiday.

MITCHELL, Orland C.; b: 24 Mar 1908, Pearl, Il.; d: 15 Jan 1996, Springfield, Il. (St. John's Hosp); Bu: Carrollton City Cemetery; M: Lena Shaw on 2 Apr 1932 in White Hall, Il.; FA: Lafayette Mitchell; MO: Etta Mace; Resident of Carrollton; Survived by his wife; and several nephews and nieces.; Preceded by three brothers: Tom, Irvin and Ed; and a sister: Ada Hubbs.

MITCHELL, Pauline H. (Hepworth); b: 3 May 1900, Havana, Il.; d: 11 Nov 1989, Havana, Il. (Mason Dist. Hosp); Bu: Laurel Hill Cemetery, Havana; M: Forster I. Mitchell on 10 Jun 1925 in Havana, Il.; FA: John Hepworth; MO: Etta Dyer; Husband preceded on 19 Mar 1987; Resident of Havana; Survived by a son: I. Newton Mitchell of Jacksonville; and two granddaughters: Cynthia Dooling of Arlington, Va. And Joan Mitchell of Jacksonville.; Preceded by a brother and a sister.

MITCHELL, Pamela Sue; b: 29 Sep 1958, Wood River, Il.; d: 6 Sep 1990, St. Charles, Mo. (St. Joseph Hlth Cntr); Bu: Time Cemetery, Time, Il.; FA: George Allen; MO: Rosa Jane Silkwood; Resident of St. Charles, Mo.; formerly of the Pearl, Il. area; Survived by her mother and stepfather: Dan and Rosa Jane Silkwood Whitley of St. Charles; father and stepmother: Mr. & Mrs. George (Darlene) Allen of Cottage Hills; four brothers: Gale and Jeff Allen, both of Cottage Hills, Mark Allen of East Alton and Doug Whitley of St. Charles; maternal grandmother: Lena Taylor of Pittsfield; step grandmother: Esther Silkwood of White Hall; two stepsisters; and four stepbrothers.

MITCHELL, Ralph Boston; b: 18 Sep 1907, Scott Co., Il.; d: 20 Jan 1993, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Winchester City Cemetery; M: Lena M. Rueter on 6 Dec 1926 in Jacksonville, Il.; FA: Archie Mitchell; MO: Kate Boston; Resident of R. R. 3, Winchester; Survived by his wife; a son: Gerald R. (wife, Janet) of rural Winchester; a daughter: Mrs. Wilbur (Catherine) Taylor of rural Winchester; four grandchildren; a great granddaughter; a brother: Arthur of Champaign; four sisters: Edna Curtis of Jacksonville, Ida Spencer of Winchester, Lois Anderson of Iowa and Mildred Pinson of Jacksonville.; Preceded by two brothers: Clifford and Clyde.

MITCHELL, Richard W. "Mitch"; b: 21 Mar 1913, Eolia, Mo.; d: 20 Feb 1989, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Jacksonville East Cemetery; M: Nora Holiday on 10 Sep 1966 in Jacksonville, Il.; FA: Broady Mitchell; MO: Katie L. Scott; Resident of 824 N. Clay Ave., Jacksonville; Survived by his wife; three daughters: Alfreida Florence of Jacksonville, Mary Alice Daniels of Springfield and Mrs. Everett (Anna Mae) Williams of Jacksonville; two sons: Richard W. Jr. of Hillsboro and Elmer of Jacksonville; several grand and great grandchildren; a sister: Helen Lindsey of Peoria; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by two brothers and two sisters.

MITCHELL, Robert J.; b: 4 Jan 1922, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 28 Nov 1983, Springfield, Il. (St. John's Hosp); Bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery; M: Barbara Gillis on 23 Feb 1947 in Little Rock, Ark.; FA: Omar Mitchell; MO: Rose White; Resident of 3 Passavant Court, Jacksonville; WWII Vet.; Surviving are his wife; a daughter: Janet Lee Mitchell of Jacksonville; and an aunt: Ula Bever of Jacksonville.

MITCHELL, Rose "Liz" (White); b: 6 Jan 1903, Waverly, Il.; d: 26 Jul 1977, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery; M: Omer Mitchell in Feb 1920; FA: William White; MO: Mary Dennis; Husband preceded in Sep 1937; Resident of 331 W. Court St., Jacksonville; Survived by a son: Robert J. of Jacksonville; and a granddaughter: Janet Mitchell, also of this city; these brothers and sisters: Ernest White of Beardstown, Hattie Mason of Jacksonville, Ola Maknken of Alton; a half brother: William Rouland of Waverly; and a half sister: Ida Woods.

MITCHELL, Rose (Coker); b: 15 Jul 1916, near Waverly, Il.; d: 24 Sep 1983, Springfield, Il. (St. John's Hosp); Bu: Waverly Cemetery; M: Glenn Mitchell in 1943; FA: Charles Coker; MO: Elizabeth Stelte; Resident of Waverly; Husband preceded in 1969; Survived by a daughter: Ann Turner of Waverly; two sons: Tom and Mike, both of Waverly; a sister: Pauline Gilmore of Auburn; three brothers: Charley Coker of New Berlin, Damian of Mechanicsburg, and Amos of Waverly; three grandchildren and two step grandchildren.

MITCHELL, Steve; d: 25 Mar 1989, Jacksonville, Il. (Meline Nursing Home); Bu: Elm Wood Cemetery, Litchfield, Il.; Resident of 741 N. Main, Jacksonville; formerly of Litchfield; was 92 years of age at death; Survived by two sons: Robert of Jacksonville and Maurice of Arlington, Tex.; a daughter: Mrs. Hans (Dorothy) Schmidt of Litchfield; and nine grandchildren.

MITCHELL, Thomas; b: 26 Feb 1934, Jerseyville, Il.; d: 25 Oct 1996, Jacksonville, Il.; Bu: Murrayville, Il.; FA: Charles L. Mitchell; MO: Dorothy Schaaf; Resident of rural Murrayville; Air Force Vet (1955-1958); Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Gary (Linda) Turner of Jacksonville and Tresha Mitchell-Miles of Brighton; a son: Timothy E. (wife, Michele) of Jacksonville; five grandchildren; a sister: Mrs. Elmer (Reba) Witwer of Winchester; and four brothers: Charles L. Jr. (wife, Louise) of Alsey, Lamont D. of Winchester, George A. (wife, Phyllis) of Moline and Clyde R. (wife, Sandy) of Murrayville.; Preceded by a son Thomas Otto in infancy.

MITCHELL, V. Maxine (Harper); b: 12 Apr 1919, Hersman, Il.; d: 16 Jun 1992, Quincy, Il. (Blessing Hosp); Bu: Hersman Cemetery, Mt. Sterling, Il.; M: 1)Donald McCoy on 1 Feb 1940 2) Clarke Mitchell on 9 Jul 1982; FA: Warren Edgar "Tod" Harper; MO: Hazel Mae Rische; 1st husband died on 10 Dec 1974; 2nd on 1 Jun 1983; Resident of Mt. Sterling; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Charles (Sharon K.) McClelland of Mt. Sterling; a son: David R. McCoy of Quincy; her twin sister: Irene Palmer of Quincy; and three grandchildren.; Preceded by a sister: Dorothy Pike.

MITCHELL, Viola C. (Clendenen); b: 13 Jun 1912, Eldred, Il.; d: 12 Mar 1995, Carrollton, Il. (Boyd Mem Hosp); Bu: Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Eldred; M: Bert Mitchell on 20 Sep 1934 in Eldred, Il.; FA: Oscar P. Clendenen; MO: Bertha A. Portwood; Husband preceded; Resident of Eldred; Survived by a brother: Glenn C. Clendenen of Canton, Ga.; and two sisters: Claudia Denny of Eldred and Clara Ellen Stephany of Tavers, Fla.; and a nephew: John P. Wheeler of Guntherville, Ala., who was raised in her home.; Preceded by four brothers: Albert, Robert, Harold and Oscar E. Clendenen; and three sisters: Lucille Wheeler, Dorthea Smith and Carol Wayne Clendenen.

MITCHELL, Virgia K. (Kennedy); b: 12 Mar 1891, Waverly, Il.; d: 23 Jan 1989, Springfield, Il. (Memorial Med Cntr); Bu: Waverly East Cemetery; M: Ray Mitchell in 1927 in Springfield, Il.; FA: John F. Kennedy; MO: Julia Mae Roberts; Husband preceded in 1956; Resident of Waverly; Survived by a sister: Mrs. Kenneth (Vera) Keplinger of Springfield; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by two brothers and seven sisters.

MITCHELL, Virginia E. (Dyer); b: 18 Jul 1917, Morgan Co., Il.; d: 1 Aug 1992, Iowa City, Iowa (University of Iowa Hosp); Bu: Hersman Cemetery, Mt. Sterling, Il.; M: James E. Mitchell on 30 Apr 1936 in Jacksonville, Il.; FA: Henry Dyer; MO: Ina Main; Survived by her husband; four sons: James I. of Quincy, Thomas W. of Louisville, Jerry L. of Sterling and Dennis E. of Landenburg, Pa.; two daughters: Mrs. Dean (Judy) Davis of Knoxville, Tenn. and Mrs. Ross (Jan) Kelly of Mt. Sterling; 18 grand and 11 great grandchildren; three half brothers: William Dyer, Jim Dyer and George Dyer, all of Cantrall; a half sister: Beverly Williams of Cantrall; and several aunts and cousins.; Preceded by a granddaughter.

MITCHELL, Virginia May (Mylott); b: 31 Mar 1917, Waukesha, Wis.; d: 5 Jun 1995, Carlinville, Il. (Hosp); M: Gilbert D. Mitchell on 29 May 1957 in Aurora, Colo.; FA: Jesse F. Mylott; MO: Lilah B. Wedges; Resident of Hettick, Il.; Survived by her husband; a son: John Peterson of Denver, Colo.; a daughter: Patricia Elliott of Henderson, Colo.; a stepson: Harold Mitchell of Apple Valley, Calif.; a stepdaughter: Nancy Stone of Atwater, Calif.; a sister: Beverly Martin of Rockford; 18 grand, 18 great grand and four great-great grandchildren.

MITCHELL, W. T. "Breezy"; b: 29 Aug 1907, Browning, Il.; d: 15 Mar 1990, Mt. Sterling, Il. (Heritage Manor Nursing Home); Bu: Mt. Sterling City Cemetery; M: O. Eileen Sheaffer on 18 Feb 1932 in Mt. Sterling, Il.; FA: Mark D. Mitchell; MO: Rose Skiles; Wife preceded on 9 May 1986; Resident of Mt. Sterling; Survived by a son: Jack R. of Mt. Sterling; six grandsons: Dale, Carl, Greg, Keith and Kent, all of Mt. Sterling, and Clay of Rushville; six great grandchildren; and a brother: Melvin W. of Virginia.; Preceded by a sister.

MITCHELL, Walter F.; b: Martinsville, Il.; d: 14 Oct 1993, Chicago, Il. (Illinois Masonic Warren Barr Pavilion); Bu: Waverly East Cemetery; M: Mildred Horstman; Wife preceded; Resident of Chicago; was 90 years of age at death; Survived by three sisters: Mrs. Nellie Field of Sherman, Mrs. Louise Spurney of Vero Beach, Fla. and Mrs. Mary Paisley of Quincy; three sisters in law; two nephews; a niece; a great niece; and two great nephews.; Preceded by a twin brother: Wallace.

MITTS, Albert John; b: 15 Jan 1919, Quincy, Il.; d: 4 Oct 1994, Rushville, Il. (Culbertson Hosp); Bu: Hersman Cemetery; M: Caroline Davis Hunter; on 26 Jun 1967 in Quincy, Il.; FA: Perry Francis Mitts; MO: Sarah Amy Pettet; Resident of Mt. Sterling; WWII Army Vet.; Survived by his wife; a sister: Helen Brown of Quincy; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by four brothers: Virgil, Glenn, Ernest and Leo; and a sister: Letha Scheurman.

MITTS, Pansy (Raines); b: 30 Aug 1891, White Hall, Il.; d: 5 May 1982, Van Nuys, Calif.; Bu: White Hall Cemetery; M: Fred Mitts; FA: Curtis Raines; MO: Tempa Bell; Husband preceded in 1959; Survived by a daughter: Maxine Bacon of Van Nuys; two grand and two great grandchildren.

MITTS, Russell Allen; b: 23 Jun 1946, Springfield, Il.; d: 17 Mar 1992, Springfield, Il. (Memorial Med Cntr); Bu: Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield, Il.; M: Mary Jane Sololis on 10 Jul 1985; FA: Raymond Roy Mitts; MO: Thelma Mae Chasteen; Resident of Springfield; formerly of Chatham; Vietnam War Vet.; Survived by his wife; a son: Douglas Eugene of Melrose Park; a stepdaughter: Kimberly A. Hampton of Girard; four stepsons: Dale E. Hampton Jr. of Petersburg, Douglas A., Brian W. and Raymond H. Hampton, all of Springfield; six step grandchildren; his mother: Thelma Schmulback of Springfield; two brothers: Howard and Roy, both of Springfield; four sisters: Mrs. Ed (Elaine) Skoda of Macon, Ga., Mrs. Robert (Doris) McLEan of Chatham, Louella Toler and Mary Knapp, both of Springfield. Preceded by his father and a brother: Carl Edward.

MIXER, Cora I. (Thornton); b: 14 Jan 1900, Time, Il.; d: 1 Sep 1989, Quincy, Il. (Methodist Sunset Home); Bu: Pittsfield West Cemetery; M: Victor Mixer on 6 Feb 1932 in Pittsfield, Il.; FA: Alexander M. Thornton; MO: Sarah C. Lindsey; Husband preceded on 5 Sep 1984; Resident of Pittsfield; Survived by a son: Kenneth Mixer of Quincy; a grandson and granddaughter; three step grandsons; a great grandson; and three nieces.; Preceded by a sister: Mable.

MIXER, Dora E. Wagner (Honse); b: 2 Feb 1904, Vienna, Mo.; d: 10 Apr 1993, Springfield, Il. (St. John's Hosp); Bu: Little Flock Cemetery, Vienna, Mo.; M: 1) Alfred Casper Wagner Jr. on 29 Oct 1924 in Vienna, Mo. 2) Daniel Mixer on 26 Oct 1966; FA: John Wesley Honse; MO: Mary Ann Bade; 1st husband died on 13 Aug 1945; 2nd on 18 Apr 1982; Resident of Perry, Il.; formerly of Vienna, Mo.; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Dave (Mary Ethel) McClintock of Nashville; two sons: Wade Wagner of Perry and Marion Wagner of Norfolk, Neb.; 13 grand, nine great grand and three great-great grandchildren; a sister: Mrs. Emmett (Beda) Dillon of St. James, Mo.; and a brother: Willard Honse of Vienna, Mo.; Preceded by a son: Elgin Elmer Wagner; two sisters: Viola Tacket and Mamie Pointer; and four brothers: Clyde, Carl, Henry and George Honse.

MIXER, Daniel; b: 23 Apr 1901, Adams Co., Il.; d: 18 Apr 1982, Mt. Sterling, Il. (Modern Manor Nursing Home); Bu: Mound Prairie Cemetery, Beverly, Il.; M: 1) Viola Miller 2) Dora Honse Wagner in Pittsfield, Il.; FA: William Mixer; MO: Ethel Hasting; Resident of Perry, Il.; 1st wife preceded in 1965; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Isabelle Parsons of Quincy; three sons: Daniel Eugene of Quincy; Delbert, serving with the armed forces in South Korea; Lyndell of Liberty; eight grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; a stepdaughter: Mrs. Mary McClintock of Nashville, Il.; two stepsons: Marion Wagner of Norfolk, Neb.; and Wade Wagner of Perry; three step grandchildren; five step great grandchildren; a sister: Mrs. Goldie Bollinger of Bushnell; four brothers: George of Barry; Walter of Adair; William of Galesburg and Russell of Perry.; Preceded by a brother and an infant sister.

MIXER, Edna Irene Brown (Little); b: 22 Aug 1904, Scott Co., Il.; d: 21 Apr 1994, Mt. Sterling, Il. (Modern Care Nursing Home); Bu: Family lot, Fairview Cemetery, near Clayton, Il.; M: 1) Henry "Ossie" Brown on 19 Dec 1920 in Griggsville, Il. 2) Albert Mixer; FA: Lafayette Little; MO: Alice Jones; Both husbands preceded; 1st on 6 May 1939; Survived by three daughters: Mrs. Delbert (Osie) Winget of Champaign, Lula Mary Fink of Naples, Fla., and Mrs. Leon (Lois) Urven of Mt. Sterling; a sister: Louise Brockhouse of Winchester; nine grand and 18 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by two daughters: Vera Louise Sorrells and Alice, in infancy; four sisters: Nora Campbell, Percie O. Barth, Welthia A. Barth and Agnes Miller; and six brothers: Earl, Luke, Earcil, Ivan, Manford and Orville Little.

MIXER, George; b: 7 Feb 1903, Beverly, Adams Co., Il.; d: 3 Mar 1994, Barry, Il. (Community Care Cntr); Bu: Parklawn Cemetery, Barry; M: Mary Ellen Aiken on 27 Oct 1928 in Quincy, Il.; FA: William Mixer; MO: Ethel Hastings; Wife preceded on 18 May 1974; Resident of Barry; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Robert (Charlotte) Bridgewater of Barry; a brother: Russell Mixer of Perry; a sister: Goldie Bolinger of Bushnell; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by several brothers and sisters.

MIXER, Victor; b: 2 Nov 1909, Adams Co., Il.; d: 5 Sep 1984, Pittsfield, Il.; Bu: Pittsfield West Cemetery; M: Cora Thornton on 6 Feb 1932 in Pittsfield, Il.; FA: Charles Mixer; MO: Stella Miller; Survived by his mother: Mrs. Stella Reeves of the Barry Community Care Center; his wife; a son: Kenneth of Quincy; and two grandchildren.

MIXON, Josephine M. (Gray); b: Clayton, Il.; d: 27 Sep 1983, Chicago, Il.; Bu: Oakwoods Cemetery, Chicago, Il.; Was 90 years of age at death; Survivors include two daughters: Eula Brown and Dorothy Waggner, both of Chicago; a sister: Mrs. Rose Carter of Jacksonville; and two brothers: Woodie and Walter Gray, both of Chicago.

MIZE, Earl Ray; b: 13 Apr 1929, Carlinville, Il.; d: 9 Feb 1994, Pittsfield, Il. (Illini Hosp); Bu: Griggsville Cemetery; M: 1) Barbara Hillman on 2 May 1952 in Baylis, Il. 2) Rosetta Phillips on 28 May 1983 in Griggsville, Il.; FA: Wesley Monroe Mize; MO: Eva Slight; Resident of Griggsville; Korean War Army Vet.; Survived by his wife; three daughters: Mrs. Steven (Ruth) Gardner of Canoga Park, Calif., Mrs. Donald (Rose) Casey of Tucson, Ariz. and MRs. Harry (Cindy) Rice of Yuma, Ariz.; three sons: Ted of Puyallup, Wash., Ray of Chacago and Jon of Griggsville; two stepdaughters: Mrs. Roger (Peggy) Stanley and Mrs. Don (Linda) White, both of Griggsville; a stepson: Ed Phillips of Griggsville; 11 grand and six step grandchildren; a half sister: Verda Knopp of Belleville; and a brother: Roy of Griggsville.; Preceded by a half sister: Eva Suplit; and two half brothers: Lyndle and Eugene Mize.

MIZE, Martha L. (Richards); b: 11 Feb 1931, Pleasant Hill, Il.; d: 2 Jan 1995, Griggsville, Il.; Bu: Griggsville Cemetery; M: 1) Leroy E. Shelton on 13 Jan 1951 2) Roy L. Mize on 31 Dec 1955; 1st husband preceded; Resident of Griggsville; Survived by her husband; two daughters: Mrs. Kent (Kathryn) Zimmerman of Pittsfield and Melissa Mize of Quincy; two sisters: Dorothy Schmidt of Perry and Dema Jones of Sun Valley, Calif.; two brothers: Gordon Richards of Griggsville and Bruce Richards of Alton; and several nieces and nephews.; Preceded by her parents.


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