OBITUARY EXTRACTS

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




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


SPAENHOWER, Charles D. T.; b. 15 Mar 1913, Jacksonville, IL; d. 28 Oct 1987, rural Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Dorothy Waggener on 21 Jan 1934 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Robert M. Spaenhower; Mo.: Ruth Sperry; Survived by his wife; one son: Nelson E. of Jacksonville; one daughter: Mrs. Gary (Connie Jo) Sweatman of Gosport, IN; two brothers: Floyd and Robert Earl, both of Jacksonville; five grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

SPAENHOWER, Dorothy Opal (Waggener); b. 9 Jul 1913, near Jacksonville, IL; d. 14 Jul 1993, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Charles D. T. Spaenhower on 21 Jan 1934 in Jacksonville, IL, he died 28 Oct 1987; Fa.: George A. Waggener; Mo.: Agnes Sheeley; Survived by a son: Nelson E. (wife, Louella) of Jacksonville; a daughter: Mrs. Gary (Connie Jo) Sweatman of Gosport, IN; six grand and three great-grandchildren; a brother: Donald Waggener of Jacksonville; a sister: Mrs. Verl (Virginia) Hickey of Jacksonville; a close friend: Raymond Menge of Jacksonville; Preceded by two brothers: Harold and Claude Waggener; and an infant sister: Mary Mathilda Waggener.

SPAENHOWER, Robert Earl Sr.; b. 9 Feb 1919, Jacksonville, IL; d. 11 Nov 1994, Jacksonville, IL: Bu.: Ebenezer Cem., north of Jacksonville, IL; M. Betty McDaniel on 13 May 1956 in Springfield, IL; Fa.: Robert McKinley Spaenhower; Mo.: Ruth Erma Sperry; Survived by his wife; two sons: Robert Earl Jr. (wife, Sunnie) of Jacksonville and Billy McDaniel (wife, Rosie) of Milstadt; three daughters: Mrs. Robert (Brenda Kay) Wingler of Bluffs, Mrs. Dennis (Esther) Browning of Baylis and Ruth Elaine Spaenhower of Jacksonville; 11 grand and three great-grandchildren; and one brother: Floyd of Jacksonville; Preceded by two sons: Donnie and Danny; and one brother: Charles.

SPAINHOWER, Howard; b. 14 Dec 1910; d. 16 Dec 1990, Denver, CO; Bu.: City Cem., Murrayville, IL: WWII Army Veteran; Resident of Denver, CO; formerly of Jacksonville; M. (not given); Fa.: Bert Spainhower; Mo.: Maude Leslie Wright; Survived by four children: Steven Spainhower of Bozeman, MT, James Spainhower of Atlanta, GA, Mrs. Larry (Linda) Mauro of Denver, CO and John Spainhower of Colorado Springs, CO; and four grandchildren.

SPALL, Blanche; b. 3 Feb 1893, Uniontown, IN; d. 10 May 1991, Seymour, IN: Bu.: Uniontown Cem.; A former resident of Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Albert Spall; Mo.: Florence Hall; Survived by one nephew: Tom Spall of Seymour, IN; two nieces: Phyllis Mashburn of Miami, FAL and Patricia Kautsky of Naples, FL; four great-nephews; two great-nieces; three great-great-nephews; and one great-great-niece; Preceded by three brothers and one sister.

SPANGENBERG, Carl S.; b. 14 Dec 1892, White Hall, IL; d. 13 Mar 1983, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: City Cem., White Hall, IL; Resident of Jacksonville; M. Frances Williamson in July 1912, she died 20 Jan 1968; Fa.: George Spangenberg; Mo.: May Simmonds; Surviving are the following children: jack of Jacksonville, Paul E. of Pittsfield and Mrs. Cline (Lucille) Lawson of Roodhouse; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and a brother: Harry of White Hall also survive. Two brothers and a sister preceded him in death.

SPANGENBERG, Harry; b. 22 Feb 1897, White Hall, IL; d. 8 Nov 1988, St. Louis, MO; Bu.: City Cem., White Hall, IL; Resident of White Hall; M. Lola E. Young on 19 Aug 1916 in Winchester, IL, she died 2 Jun 1982; Fa.: George F. Spangenberg; Mo.: Mae Simmonds; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. David (Helen) Lorton of White Hall; three sons: D. W. "Chick" Spangenberg of Hillview, Earl K. "Tiny" Spangenberg of Porum, OK, and Don Spangenberg of Springfield; eight grand and 16 great-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law: Eileen Spangenberg of Jacksonville; Preceded by a sister: Gladys; and three brothers: Carl, Louis and Russell.

SPANGENBERG, Lola E. (Young); b. 23 Mar 1898, Greene Co., IL; d. 2 Jun 1982, White Hall, IL; Bu.: City Cem., White Hall, IL; M. Harry Spangenberg on 19 Aug 1916 in Winchester, IL; Fa.: James L. Young; Mo.: Effie Jones; Surviving are her husband; a daughter; Mrs. David (Helen) Lorton of White Hall; three sons: D. W. (Chick) Spangenberg of Hillview, Earl K. (Tiny) Spangenberg of Oklahoma City, OK, and Don Spangenberg of Springfield; eight grand and 10 great-grandchildren.

SPANGENBERG, Paul E.; b. 17 Aug 1916, White Hall, IL; d. 28 May 1986, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: West Cem., Pittsfield, IL; WWII Navy Veteran; Resident of Pittsfield; M. Mary Virginia Durr on 19 Aug 1939 in Bowling Green, MO; Fa.: Carl Spangenberg; Mo.: Frances Williamson; Survived by his wife; a son: Robert Spangenberg of Jordanton, TX; three daughters: Mrs. David (Paula) Harper of Modesto, CA, Mrs. Donald (Carole) Dickinson of Beeville, TX and Mrs. Travis (Mary) Jones of Nederland, TX; a brother: Jack Spangenberg of Jacksonville; a sister: Mrs. Clyde (Lucille) Lawson of Roodhouse; and seven grandchildren.

SPANGLER, Marianne (Doyle); b. 13 Apr 1928, Morgan Co., IL; d. 22 Sep 1989, Lynnville, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Winchester, IL; Resident of the Lynnville, IL area; M. Raymond D. "Pete" Spangler on 10 Feb 1948 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: James W. Doyle; Mo.: Ruth Emily Coultas; Survived by her husband; two daughters: Mrs. Larry (Linda) Spencer of Griggsville and Mrs. Dan (Dixie) Sparrow of Burlington, NC; a son: Mark Spangler of Meredosia; 7 grandchildren; and a brother: James W. "Pat" Doyle of Xenia, OH.

SPANN, Alice Ailene (Pickens); b. 24 May 1920, Kinderhook, IL; d. 27 Sep 1992, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.; Park Lawn Cem., Barry, IL; Resident of Barry, IL; M. Edwin Spann on 17 Sep 1938 in Hannibal, MO; Fa.: Elmer Pickens; Mo.: Eva Haynes; Survived by her husband; five sons: Harold of Lebanon, Phil of Queens Creek, AZ, Stephen of Clayton and Bruce and Terrill, both of Barry; 13 grand, four step grand and four great-grandchildren; one step great-grandchild; one sister: Patty Meyer of Hull; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by three brothers.

SPANN, Beulah Marie (Holdren); b. 7 Sep 1909, Thornton, IA; d. 22 Jun 1978, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Park Cem., Barry, IL; Resident of New Salem, IL; M. Ellis Wilson Spann on 18 Dec 1926 in Mason City, IL, he died 14 Dec 1961; Fa.: Virgil Holdren; Mo.: Sophia Gerfen; Survived by six daughters and two sons: Mrs. Maxine Bartz of LaBelle, Mrs. Florence Mulford and Mrs. Donna Whitlock, both of New Salem, Mrs. Carolina Cawthon of Barry, Mrs. Bessie Martin of Lewiston, MO, Mrs. Marcella Hull of Baylis, Lyle and Wilbur, both of New Salem; Preceded by an infant son.

SPANN, Emilee (Brockhouse) Knight Palsgrove; b. 9 Jan 1921, Virginia, IL; d. 23 Jul 1995, Virginia, IL; Bu.: (cremated); Resident of Virginia, IL; M. (1) John Knight (date and place not given); (2) Joe Palsgrove (date and place not given), he preceded in death; (3) Robert Spann (date and place not given); Fa.: Albert F. Brockhouse; Mo.: Bertha Jokisch; Survived by a son: Jeffry L. Knight of rural Virginia; three grand and two great-grandchildren; a brother: Robert Eugene Brockhouse of Virginia; a sister: Dorothy Ilene Brockhouse of Virginia; and several nieces and nephews.

SPARGO, Melvin; b. 21 Jun 1905, St. David, IL: d. 23 Oct 1986, Springfield, MO; Bu.; Pleasant Grove Cem., Teresita, MO; M. Gwendolyn A. Clark on 6 Dec 1931, she preceded in death; Fa.: William Spargo; Mo.: Anna (maiden not given); Survived by three sons: Robert Spargo of Jacksonville, Ronald Spargo of Ozark, MO and Roger Spargo of Colorado Springs, CO; six grandchildren; two brothers: Charles "Bud" Spargo of Cuba, IL and Harold Spargo of Gordon, TX; and a sister: Thelma Grzanich of Moline; Preceded by two infant sons; one brother; and two sisters.

SPARKS, Lawrence H.; b. 27 Aug 1907, Pike Co., IL; d. 3 Feb 1990, Winchester, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Winchester, IL; Resident of Winchester; formerly of Pittsfield, IL; M. Frances Browning on 20 Jul 1930 in Pittsfield, IL; Fa.: Phillip Sparks; Mo.: Maude Watkins; Survived by his wife; three daughters: Mrs. John O. (Clemma) Hoover of Pittsfield, Mrs. George (Jean) Peak and Mrs. Jim (Linda Sue) Riggs, both of Winchester; 14 grand and 13 great-grandchildren; and a sister: Mrs. John (Iona) Leonard of Plymouth, IN; Preceded by three brothers: Grant, Glen and Kenneth; and five sisters: Verna Wilson, Emma Ghrist, Grace Grubb, Norma Costello and an infant sister.

SPARKS, Maudie (Miller); b. 15 Jun 1887, Pike Co., IL; d. 12 Mar 1977, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: West Cem., Pittsfield, IL; Resident of Pittsfield; M. (not given); Fa.: Silas Miller; Mo.: Clara Tucker; Survived by a son: William of Peoria; two daughters; Mrs. Joe (Eva) Butler and Mrs. Edith French, both of Pittsfield; a brother: George Miller of Pittsfield; 18 grand and 30 great-grand and 5 great-great-grandchildren.

SPARKS, Myrtle Olive (Jackson); b. 8 Jan 1896, Adams Co., IL; d. 2 Mar 1977, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Kingston Cem., Kingston, IL; Resident of Pittsfield; M. Charles Henry Sparks (date and place not given), he preceded in death; Fa.: John Jackson; Mo.: Martha Evans; Survived by four sons: John of Pasadena, CA, Clarence of AZ, Lowell of Winchester and Robert of Detroit; five daughters: Mrs. Russell (Leona) Kerker of Huntsville, Mrs. Joseph (Eva) Rollins of Salt Lake City, UT, Mrs. Donald (Helen) Mixer of Bloomfield, IA, Mrs. Ray (Reta) Hamm of Normal and Mrs. Glen (Roberta) Thompson of Barry; a sister: Mrs. Pearl Hodson of Barry; two stepdaughters: Mrs. Pearl Wells of Quincy and Mrs. Frank Craft of Liberty; 19 grand and 17 great-grandchildren; Preceded by a sister; three brothers; three daughters; a son; and two stepsons.

SPARROW, Anna (maiden not given); b. 29 Oct 1889, Lincoln, IL; d. 9 Jul 1976, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of Jacksonville; M. Elmer G. Sparrow in 1910, he died in 1938; Parents: (not given); Survived by the following children: Charles of Effingham, Elmer D. of Virginia, Cornelius of rural Jacksonville, Byron of Table Grove, John of Jacksonville; three daughters: Mrs. Rosie Barton, Mrs. Gene Brown and Mrs. Dolly Adams, all of Jacksonville; 34 grand, 33 great-grand and four great-great-grandchildren; Three children preceded in death.

SPARROW, Henry Nelson Sr.; b. 22 Oct 1930, Barry, IL; d. 28 May 1996, Jonesboro, AR; Bu.: Akers Chapel Cem., Hull, IL; Navy Veteran; Resident of Jonesboro, AR; M. (not given); Fa.: Arch Sparrow; Mo.: Bessie May Hollenbeak; Survived by two sons: Henry Nelson Sparrow Jr. of Jonesboro, AR and Richard Clay Sparrow of Jonesboro, AR; two granddaughters; one grandson; two brothers: James H. Fruit of Brandon, MS and William C. Fruit of Barry; and one sister: Bessie May Weisinger of Plainville.

SPARROW, John Julius; b. 20 May 1958, Jacksonville, IL; d. 25 Aug 1978, near Killeen, TX; Bu.: East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of Fort Hood, TX; M. Tamara A. Woods on 24 Jul 1976 in Literberry, IL; Fa.: John C. Sparrow; Mo.: Eileen Devarose; Survived by his wife; an infant son: John Christopher; his parents of Jacksonville; four sisters: Mrs. Debra Smith, Mrs. Paul (Ava) Williams, Mrs. Gerald (Joanna) Newingham, all of this city and Tina Sparrow, at home; and his maternal grandmother; Mrs. Marie Devarose of Jacksonville.

SPARROW, Lottie; b. 30 Jul 1923, Barry, IL; d. 25 Mar 1992, Pittsfield, IL: Bu.: Parklawn Cem., Barry, IL; Resident of Pittsfield; Fa.: George Sparrow Sr.; Mo.: Maude Lippincott; Survived by a sister: Mrs. frank (Mary) Moyer; Preceded by one niece.

SPATES, Betty L. (Markley); b. 2 Apr 1920, Summum, IL; d. 26 Jul 1990, Rushville, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Rushville, IL; Resident of Rushville; M. John Spates on 31 Dec 1947 in Rushville, IL; Fa.: Seymer Markley; Mo.: Rowena Sheckler; Survived by two daughters: Lydia Green and Marian Fretueg, both of Rushville; one sister: Mary Hamm of Astoria; and four grandchildren; Preceded by her parents and one brother.

SPATES, John R.; b. 9 Jul 1919, Rushville, IL; d. 6 Dec 1994, Rushville, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Rushville, IL; Resident of Rushville, IL; M. Betty L. Markley on 31 Dec 1947 in Rushville, IL, she died 26 Jul 1990; Fa.: R. A. Spates; Mo.: Minnie Wetzel; Survived by two daughters: Lydia Green and Marian Fretueg, both of Rushville; and four grandchildren; Preceded by two sisters: Roberta Ford and Margaret Jones.

SPATES, Minnie L. (Wetzel); b. 18 May 1891, Waterloo, IL; d. 1 Dec 1977, Rushville, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Rushville, IL; M. Robert A. Spates on 20 May 1914 in Virginia, IL, he died 5 Dec 1947; Fa.: Frederick Wetzel; Mo.: Katherine Killy; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Leslie (Roberta) Ford of Rushville and Mrs. Margaret Jones of Long Beach, CA; a son: John Spates of Rushville; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and three half-sisters: Mrs. Gertrude Mueller of Waterloo, Mrs. Frieda Joeschke of St. Louis, MO and Mrs. Olga Buesher of Belleville; Preceded by two sisters and two brothers.

SPATZ, Walter E.; b. 15 Aug 1905, Lincoln, IL; d. 4 May 1988, Lincoln, IL; Bu.: Union Cem., Lincoln, IL; Resident of Lincoln, IL; M. Thelma Miller on 15 Apr 1932 in St. Charles, IL, she died 10 Jan 1986; Fa.: Edward Spatz; Mo.: Katherine Ropers; Survived by one brother: Edwin J. of Jacksonville; and six nieces and nephews.

SPAULDING, Elizabeth (White); b. 24 Jul 1890, Springfield, IL; d. 6 Feb 1978, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. O. H. "Ol" Spaulding on 14 Mar 1916, he died 23 Dec 1957; Fa.: Perry White; Mo.: Sophia Miller; Survived by three children: Fred of Springfield, Mary Beth, wife of James Buckley, and Frank, both of Jacksonville; six grandchildren; and a brother: Charles White of Jacksonville; Preceded by three sisters and two brothers.

SPAULDING, Fred E.; b. 9 Nov 1913, Jacksonville, IL; d. 23 May 1978, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of Springfield; formerly of Jacksonville; M. (1) Bessie Bennett (date and place not given), she died in 1968; (2) Freta Pierce Erickson in 1974; Fa.: O. H. Spaulding; Mo.: (not given); Survived by his wife; a stepdaughter: Mrs. Jerry (Alma Jean) Caywood of Richardson; one step grandchild; a sister: Mrs. James (Mary Elizabeth) Buckley; and a brother: Frank Spaulding, both of Jacksonville; along with nieces, nephews and cousins.

SPAULDING, George L.; b. 5 Mar 1910, Sioux City, IA; d. 30 Dec 1987, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: (cremated); WWII Marine Corps. Veteran; M. Teressa Gunderson on 22 Nov 1940 in Reno, NV; FA.; Ival G. Spaulding; Mo.: Margaret Mary Moore; Survived by his wife; two sons: Richard and Roger Spaulding, both of San Diego, CA; and three grandchildren: Jeffrey, Joseph and Jennifer Spaulding, also of San Diego, CA.

SPAULDING, Grace C. (Massey); b. 9 Jun 1900, Morgan Co., IL; d. 19 Mar 1986, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Harold Spaulding on 27 Sep 1922, he died 8 Jan 1979; Fa.: Horace Chapin Massey; Mo.: Annie Wilner; Survived by a sister: Mrs. Clifford (Helen) Kilver of Winchester; several nieces and nephews; Preceded by two sisters and five brothers.

SPAULDING, Harold; b. 13 Mar 1900, Jacksonville, IL; d. 8 Jan 1979, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Grace C. Massey on 27 Sep 1922; FA.: William Spaulding; Mo.: Mary Craddock; Survived by his wife; two brothers: Leo of Bath and Charles of Venice, FL; two sisters: Mrs. Louise Witting of Tuftin, CA and Mrs. Winifred Casperson of Twin Lakes, WI; several nieces and nephews; Preceded by two brothers and one sister.

SPAULDING, Helen K. (Sutton); b. 21 Sep 1911, Kansas City, MO; d. 28 Aug 1983, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; A resident of Bath, IL; formerly of Jacksonville, IL; M. Leo Spaulding on 16 Jun 1934 in Kansas City, MO; Fa.: William Sutton; Mo.: Mabel Hubbard; Survivors include several cousins, including Elsie Reuss of Blue Island; nieces and nephews.

SPAULDING, Leo James; b. 6 Jan 1902, Jacksonville, IL; d. 6 Jan 1983, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Veteran; Resident of Bath; formerly of Jacksonville, IL; M. Helen Kenney on 16 Jun 1934 in Kansas City, MO; Fa.: William Spaulding; Mo.: Mary Craddock; Surviving is his wife; one brother: Charles of Venice, FL; and two sisters: Winifred Casterson of Twin Lakes, WI and Louise Witting of Santa Anna, CA; several nieces and nephews; Preceding in death were three brothers and one sister.

SPEAKER, Mable (Munson); b. 17 Aug 1892, Yatesville, Morgan Co., IL; d. 28 Oct 1988, Dixon, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of Dixon; formerly of Jacksonville, IL; M. Herbert Speaker on 24 Mar 1919 in Beardstown, IL, he died 23 Nov 1963; Fa.: John A. Munson; Mo.: Anna Nelson; Survived by several nieces and nephews.

SPEAKS, Lucille (Bearden); b. 27 Mar 1909, Auburn, IL; d. 1 Sep 1983, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Sulphur Springs Cem., Loami, IL; Resident of Loami, IL; M. Alvie Marshall Speaks on 14 Nov 1925 in Jacksonville, IL, he died 22 Dec 1977; Fa.: Elmer Bearden; Mo.: Mary Amanda Vancil; Surviving are three daughters: Wanda Freeman of Chatham, Ima Jean Cummings of Springfield, and Bonnie Brittenstine of New Berlin; five sons: Ernest, Robert, Richard and Donald, all of Loami, and Larry of Chatham; 26 grand and 28 great-grandchildren; one sister: Viola Dodd of Springfield; Preceded by a daughter; two sons; and several brothers and sisters.

SPEAKS, Patricia Ann (Johnson); b. 20 Jul 1937, Loami, IL; d. 1 Jun 1976, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Sulphur Springs Cem., Loami, IL; Resident of rural Loami, IL; M. Ernest L. Speaks on 6 May 1955 in Loami, IL; Fa.: Henry Buell Johnson; Mo.: Lola Combs; Survived by her husband; four sons: Kevin, Kurt, Randy and Bob; her mother: Mrs. Lola Woods; and stepfather: Barney Woods, all of Loami; a brother: Jerold "Jerry" Johnson of Loami; and a sister: Mrs. Richard (Norma) Speaks, both of Loami; Her father preceded in death in May of 1943.

SPEAKS, Richard D.; b. 10 Jul 1938, Chatham, IL; d. 24 May 1988, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Sulphur Springs Cem., Loami, IL; Army Veteran; M. Norma Johnson on 31 Dec 1956 in Loami, IL; Fa.: Alvie Speaks; Mo.: Hattie Bearden; Survived by his wife; a son: Dean of Loami; four grandchildren; four brothers: Ernest, Robert and Donald, all of Loami, and Lawrence of Chatham; three sisters: Mrs. Wanda Freeman of Chatham, Mrs. Ima Jean Cummings of Springfield and Mrs. Bonnie Brittenstine of Mechanicsburg; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by two brothers: Raymond and George; and a sister: Carolyn Sue Merriman.

SPEARS, Clara G. (Simmons); b. 14 Jul 1909, Beardstown, IL; d. 1 Feb 1986, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Oak Grove Cem., Beardstown, IL; Resident of Beardstown; M. William Ely Spears on 3 May 1934, he died 25 Sep 1976; Fa.: Otha Simmons; Mo.: Muriel Wallace; Survived by five sons: William, F. James and Jack, all of Beardstown, Thomas of Frederick and Michael of Alton; one daughter: Mrs. Jack (Patricia) Wessel of Valparaiso, IN; 21 grand and 14 great-grandchildren; three step grandsons; five sisters: Frances Gabbert of Beardstown, Lois Sherren of Jacksonville, Gertrude Booze of McMinnville, OR, Wylla Mae Buhl of Lehigh Acres, FL and Jean Sears of Denver, CO; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by her parents; two brothers and an infant sister.

SPEARS, Cora (Bradshaw) White; b. 9 Jan 1898, rural White Hall, IL; d. 28 May 1991, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Short Cem., near Greenfield, IL; Resident of Jacksonville, IL; M. (1) Harry J. White on 1 May 1934, he died 14 Aug 1941; (2) Robert Lewis Spears on 26 Jun 1948 in White Hall, IL, he died 9 Feb 1971; Fa.: Charles Bradshaw; Mo.: Elva Welch; Survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins; and two sisters: Alice M. Bradshaw of Jacksonville and Flossie Hemmingway of Hyattsville, MD; Preceded by three brothers: Vincent, Henry and Virgil; and one sister: Hurble Bruce.

SPEARS, Floyd; b. 16 Sep 1906, Jacksonville, IL; d. 24 Jan 1990, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Oak Grove Cem., Beardstown, IL; WWII Army Veteran; Resident of Beardstown; M. Ruth A. Lawson on 28 Sep 1947; Fa.: William O. Spears; Mo.: Josephine Vasconcellos; Survived by his wife; a son: Sam of Beardstown; 9 grandchildren; two stepsisters: Nellie Robison of Pontiac and Doris Hults of Jacksonville; a brother: Dan Spears of Beardstown; two sisters: Margaret Place of beardstown and Nellie Perry of Brookfield, MO; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by a brother: William; and a half-sister: Marie Tribble.

SPEARS, Jesse James; b. 20 Aug 1914, Judsonia, AR; d. 24 Jul 1983, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: St. John's Church Cem., Beardstown, IL; WWII Army Veteran; M. Margaret Shirkey on 15 Jul 1973 in Beardstown, IL; Fa.: John Spears; Mo.: Dolly Jane Gunn; Surviving are his wife; two stepdaughters: Mrs. Janell Gustafson of Beardstown and Mrs. Debbie Stevens of Chandlerville; two step granddaughters; a brother: Ernest L. Spears of Chelen Falls, WA; as well as several cousins, nephews and nieces.

SPEARS, Ruth A. (Lawson) Spears; b. 4 Mar 1909, Kellerville, IL; d. 25 Mar 1995, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Beardstown, IL; M. (1) James Spears on 6 Jul 1931 in Cass Co., IL, he died 2 Mar 1946; (2) Floyd Spears on 28 Sep 1947 in Beardstown, IL, he died 25 Jan 1990; Fa.: Sam Lawson; Mo.: Nellie Darrow; Survived by one son: Samuel Spears (wife, Janet) of Beardstown; two daughters: Mrs. Floyd (Nellie) Robinson of Pontiac and Mrs. William (Doris) Hults of Jacksonville; one brother: Ralph Lawson of Arenzville; two sisters: Mrs. Ellen Gabbert of East Moline and Mrs. Nora Meyer of Speedway, IN; nine grand and nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by one son in infancy; three sisters; and two brothers.

SPEARS, William; b. 19 Jan 1935, Beardstown, IL; d. 9 Mar 1988, Springfield, IL; Bu.; Oak Grove Cem., Beardstown, IL; Resident of Beardstown; M. Rose Utter on 28 Apr 1954 in Rushville, IL; Fa.: William E. Spears; Mo.: Clara Simmons; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Rick (Becky) Root of Rushville; three sons: William E. of Ashland, Harvey J. of Beardstown and Gary Dale of Gillette, WY; six grandchildren; a sister: Mrs. Jack (Pat) Wessel of Valparaiso, IN; and four brothers: Tom of Frederick, Jim and Jack of Beardstown and Mike of Alton.

SPEARS, William Eli Sr.; b. 1 Jan 1905, Jacksonville, IL; d. 26 Sep 1976, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Oak Grove Cem., Beardstown, IL; Resident of Beardstown; Retired from the Burlington-Northern Railroad; M. Clara G. Simmons on 3 May 1934; Fa.: William Obed Spears; Mo.: Josephine Vasconcellos; Survived by his wife; children: William of rural Rushville, Mrs. Jack (Pat) Wessel of Valparaiso, IN, Tom of rural Frederick, James and Jack, both of Beardstown, and Mike of Godfrey; 19 grandchildren; two brothers: Floyd Spears and Dan Spears, both of Beardstown; and two sisters: Mrs. Lewey Place of Gallatin, MO and Mrs. Lawrence (Nellie) Parry of Brookfield, MO.

SPENCER, Agnes (Rooney); b: 5Mar1910, Logan Co., IL; d: 12Mar1993, Tucson, AZ; bu: Evergreen Cemetery, Tucson, AZ; m: Kenneth D. Spencer on 21Mar1942 in Bowling Green, MO; fa: Peter Rooney; mo: Mary McCann. Husband preceded in death in December, 1969 in Tucson, AZ. A former resident of Jacksonville, IL Survived by two sisters: Mary T. Copeland of Tucson and Helen Ozbun of Springfield; one brother: James Rooney of Wheeling, WV; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by four brothers: Thomas, John, Peter and one infant brother; and two sisters: Margaret Shaughnesey and Sabina Rooney.

SPENCER, Althea L. (Perry); b: 14Jul1925, Lincoln, IL; d: 26Nov1994, Springfield, IL; bu: (cremated); m: Walter W. Spencer on 17Sep1949 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Carl F. Perry; mo: Maude Stotler. WWII Army Nurse vet. Survived by her husband; two sons: Charles E. and Wolf Bearclaw "Corky" Spencer, both of Springfield; three grandchildren; one brother: Carl F. Perry, Jr. of Minier; and three sisters: Carlene Bradshaw of Minier, Barbara Zola of Sauk Village and Betty Hawkins of Springfield.

SPENCER, Arthur M.; b: 5Apr1885, Manchester, IL; d: 28Apr1977, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Manchester, IL; m: Fern G. Bracewell in 1906 in Manchester, IL; fa: Peter Spencer; mo: Phoebe Antrobus. A resident of Roodhouse, IL Survived by his wife; a son: John P. Spencer of Roodhouse; a niece; and a nephew. Preceded by a brother and a sister.

SPENCER, Bryan W.; b: 17Dec1951, Fort Hood, TX; d: 17Sep1995, Alden, IL; bu: Pine Tree Cemetery, Patterson, IL; m: Rebecca A. Pence on 22Nov1970 in Hillview, IL; fa: Lawrence Spencer; mo: Geraldine Dalton. A resident of Huntley, IL Survived by h is wife; three children; Bradley, Tate and Heather Spencer, all of Huntley; his father: Lawrence (wife, Marie) Spencer of Kissimmee, FL; a brother-in-law: Ed (wife, Joyce) Baker of White Hall; two sisters-in-law: Marsha Ornellas of Jacksonville and Kim (husband, Jeff) Smith of Roodhouse; and his father-in-law: Lloyd Pence of Hillview. Preceded by his mother.

SPENCER, Byron; b: 7Oct1910, Murrayville, IL; d: 24Jan1987, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Murrayville, IL; fa: Herbert Spencer; mo; Jennie Spencer. Survived by a sister: Marge Evatt of Chicago. Preceded by two brothers: Maurice and John Winston.

SPENCER, Clarence R.; b: 19Feb1901, Mattoon, IL; d: 6Mar1981, Rushville, IL; bu: Rushville, IL; m: Lois Pearl Reedy on 19Oct1924 in Shelbyville, IL; fa: John Spencer; mo: Lucy Sockville. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Lois L. Smith of Rushville; two sons: Clarence of Sullivan and Robert of Lewistown; 10 grand and five g-grandchildren; two brothers: George of Brookville and Johnny of Findlay; and two sisters: Mrs. Elizabeth Badger of Park Ridge and Mrs. Nellie Briney of Findlay.

SPENCER, Delores E. (Winchester); b: 4Jan1935, Medora, IL; d: 6Oct1990, Springfield, IL; bu: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; m: Paul W. Spencer on 2Aug1957 in Michigan; fa: Wilson Winchester; mo: Irene Mayberry. A resident of Roodhouse. Survived by her husband; three sons: Mike of White Hall, Steve of Roodhouse and Richard; four grandchildren: Jim, Brandon, Aaron and Melissa Spencer; two brothers: Donald Winchester of Roodhouse and Ronald Winchester of Moore's Hill, Ind.; and two sisters: Mrs. William (Shirley) Whicker of Winchester and Mrs. Ronald (Kathy) Harris of Tinella Park, FL Preceded by one son: James Allen Spencer.

SPENCER, Diana J. (Garfield); b: 6Jun1946, Jacksonville, IL; d: 15Mar1990, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Youngblood Cemetery, Nortonville, IL; m: Marlin Spencer on 30Apr1967 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Horace Garfield; mo: Mildred Watson. A resident of rural Murrayville, IL Survived by her husband; two sons: John D. Spencer of Rock Island and Christopher Allen Spencer of Murrayville; a daughter-in-law: Kelley Spencer of Rock Island; and two brothers: Richard L. Garfield of Murrayville and Ronald S. Garfield of Castleton, VT. Preceded by her parents.

SPENCER, Donna Jean (Muirheid); b: 9Jul1944, Springfield, IL; d: 16Sep1979, Springfield, IL; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: Richard Spencer on 28Mar1965 in Pleasant Hill, IL; fa: Austin Muirheid; mo: Gwen Allison. A resident of Beardstown. Survived by her husband; two sons: James and Curtis; and a daughter: Lynette, all at home; and her parents of rural Rockport.

SPENCER, Dottie (Riddick); b: 13Oct1923, Yorboro, Ark.; d: 15Jan1984, Yuma, AZ; bu: Yuma, AZ; m: Harold Spencer (date and place not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). A former resident of Jacksonville, IL Survived by her husband of Yuma, AZ; three sons: John of Tucson, Douglas of Phoenix and James of Flagstaff; her brother: L. A. Riddick of Steele, MO; a twin brother: Douglas Riddick of Portageville, MO; and a sister: Jean Golden of Steele, MO

SPENCER, Edith H. (McAndrew); b: 8Jan1907, Roodhouse, IL; d: 16Apr1979, Springfield, IL; bu: Manchester, IL; m: Floyd Spencer (date and place not stated); fa: George McAndrew; mo: May Nettles. Husband preceded in death in April, 1974. A resident of rural Roodhouse, IL Survived by a son: Paul Spencer of rural Roodhouse; three grandchildren; a brother and two sisters: Clarence McAndrew, Martha Dean and Edna McGuire, all of Alton.

SPENCER, Edna L. (Curtis); b:21Jul1896, Scott Co., IL; d: 7Oct1982, White Hall, IL; bu: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; m: Ralph Spencer on 1Jun1916 in Manchester, IL; fa: Charles Curtis; mo: Mary Greenwood. Husband preceded in death in 1951. A resident of Roodhouse. Survived by three sons: Wayne Spencer of Roodhouse, Dale Spencer and the Rev. Dean Spencer of Rushville; and one daughter: Mrs. Jim (Norma) Walker of Pekin; six grand and eight g-grandchildren; one brother: John Curtis of Jacksonville; and one sister: Mary Jane Blahut of Joliet. Preceded by four brothers and a sister.

SPENCER, Elizabeth (Baty); b: (date not stated), Bartlett, KS; d: 6May1993, KS City, MO; bu: Johnson City Memorial Gardens; m: (not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). Was 94 years of age at death. Survived by one son: John H. Spencer of Louisburg, KS; a daughter: Mrs. Vernon (Edith) Fernandes of Jacksonville; four granddaughters; five g-grandchildren and two g-g-grandchildren.

SPENCER, Ernest C.; b: 24Dec1901, KS; d: 29Jun1985, Taft, CA; bu: California; m: 1) Helen Pitcairn in 1927 in California; and 2) Gladys Hix Zentner (date and place not stated); fa: William R. Spencer; mo: Lydia Culwell. 1st wife preceded in death in January, 1980. A former resident of rural Murrayville, IL Survived by his wife; a son: Herbert E. Spencer; and two sisters: Vena Mutch of rural Murrayville and Lois VanBebber of Jacksonville. Preceded by five brothers and two sisters.

SPENCER, Ethel M. (Ferguson); b: 12Apr1897, Greene Co., IL; d: 28Jul1987, Carlinville, IL; bu: (not stated); m: John Raymond Spencer on 12Apr1917 (place not stated); fa: James Anderson Ferguson; mo: Annie Cardwell. Husband preceded in death 4Aug1963. A resident of Greenfield, IL Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Glen (Lorena) Kirstein of Normal; three sons: John A. Spencer of Phoenix, W.D. "Bud" Spencer and F. R. "Babe" Spencer, both of Greenfield; five grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; 16 g-grandchildren; and one brother: Charles A. Ferguson. Preceded by one daughter: Mary Marie Smock; one brother; and one sister.

SPENCER, Everett; b: 12Oct1898, Morgan Co., IL; d: 10Nov1988, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; m: Mildred Vivian Jouett on 17Jul1923 in Carlinville, IL; fa: Arthur Spencer; mo: Nellie Mehrhoff. A resident of Roodhouse. Survived by his wife; three sons: William E. Spencer of Oregon, IL, Robert L. Spencer of Springfield and Guy T. Spencer of Houston, Tex.; one daughter: Mrs. Russell (Rosemary) Murgatroyd of Jacksonville; one brother: Loyal Spencer of Roodhouse; six grand and five g-grandchildren. Preceded by three brothers and one sister.

SPENCER, Evie L. (Lyles); b: 14May1891, Glasgow, Ky.; d: 22Jul1982, White Hall, IL; bu: Manchester, IL; m: Luther Spencer on 20Jan1909 (place not stated); fa: Robert Lyles; mo: Mary Broady. Husband preceded in death 21Oct1964. Survived by a son: Jewell Spencer of Peoria; a daughter: Mrs. Ray (Maxaline) Prather of Roodhouse; eight grand and nine g-grandchildren. Preceded by two children; three brothers; and a sister.

SPENCER, F. R. "Babe"; b: 31Aug1920, Greenfield, IL; d: 10Jun1995, Greenfield, IL; bu: Oak Wood Cemetery, Greenfield, IL; m: Isola Perkins Waltrip on 17Sep1944, Carrollton, IL; fa: John Raymond Spencer; mo: Ethel Mae Ferguson. Wife preceded in death 2Apr1994. Survived by three sons: John Charles Waltrip of Jacksonville, Robert Waltrip of Overland, MO, and Gail R. Waltrip of Jacksonville; nine grandchildren; two sisters: Lorena Kirstein of Normal and Deane Spencer of Greenfield; and one brother: John Spencer of Phoenix, AZ. Preceded by two grandsons; one sister: May Smock; and one brother: W. D. "Bud" Spencer.

SPENCER, Faye B. (Smock); b: 28Dec1923, Murrayville, IL; d: 28May1993, Springfield, IL; bu: Murrayville, IL; m: Ross Spencer on 22Aug1943 in Murrayville, IL; fa: William L. Smock; mo: Ethel Morgan. A resident of Murrayville, IL Survived by her husband; two sons: Larry (wife, Kay) Spencer of Jacksonville and Randy (wife, Carolyn) Spencer of Corpus Christi, TX; five grandchildren; one g-grandson; her father of Murrayville; two brothers: Clarence Smock of Jacksonville and William D. Smock of Murrayville; and one sister: Vada Pahlman of Murrayville. Preceded by her mother.

SPENCER, Floyd I.; b: 27Apr1903, Roodhouse, IL; d: 23Dec1985, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Mildred Eileen Little on 1Nov1945 in Detroit, Michigan; fa: William I. Spencer; mo: Grace Cryder. Survived by his wife; the following children: Harold I. of Yuma, AZ, Mrs. Tom (Betty) Busey and Mrs. William (Doris) Winchester, both of Las Vegas, Nevada, and Mrs. Don (Debra) Weber of Joliet; seven grand and six g-grandchildren; two brothers: Ralph of Fairview Heights and Glenn of Jacksonville; three sisters: Mrs. Harold (Pauline) Gibbins and Mrs. W. D. (Marjorie) Bartlett, both of Alton, and Mrs. Robert (Peg) McCoy of Chatham. Preceded by two sisters and two brothers.

SPENCER, Frances Marie (Cox) Randell; b: 7Nov1924, Kennett, MO; d: 20Jan1991, St. Louis, MO; bu: Oak Wood Cemetery, Greenfield, IL; m: 1) Chester C. Randell on 17De1941 in Clarkton, MO; and 2) Daniel Ray Spencer on 26Jun1971 in Palmyra, MO; fa: William Arthur Cox; mo: Fannie Irene Yount. 1st husband preceded in death 15Jun1969. A resident of Greenfield, IL Survived by her husband; two daughters: Sharon Wheeler of Greenfield and Brenda Hodgson of Liberty; two sons: Richard G. Randell of Anchorage, Alaska and James A. Randell of Greenfield; two step-sons: Richard Allan Spencer of O'Fallon and Lewis Ray Spencer; 13 grand and nine step-grandchildren; one g-grandson; six step-g-grandchildren; and two brothers: E. V. Cox of St. Joseph, MO, and Raymond Cox of El Marago, N.M. Preceded by one sister: Mildred Billingsly.

SPENCER, Frank Allen "Hank"; b: 11Aug1918, Chicago, IL; d: 6Oct1992, Quincy, IL; bu: Shearer Cemetery, New Canton, IL; m: Glenna Hanscom Swain on 17Apr1976 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: Frank L. Spencer; mo: Anna Waibel. A resident of New Canton, IL WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; six daughters: Mrs. Robert (Lois) Tomas of Hull, Mrs. Terry (Sandra) Smith of Kinderhook, Mrs. Rick (Patricia) Sturtevant of Peoria, Mrs. Bruce (Trina) Phillips of New Canton, Mrs. Terry (Lori) Powell of Hannibal, MO, and Joan Tait of Las Vegas; one son: John Swain of Litchfield; 17 grand and three g-grandchildren; one brother; and one sister. Preceded by two brothers.

SPENCER, Glenn E.; b: 22Oct1909, Martin's Prairie, Greene Co., IL; d: 22Jun1995, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Martin's Prairie, IL; m: Lucille O'Donnell on 20Oct1934 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: William Irvin Spencer; mo: Grace Cryder. WWII Army Air Corp vet. Survived by his wife; three sons: William F. (wife, Carolyn) Spencer of Mt. Vernon, G. Richard (wife, Donna) Spencer of Peoria and Robert D. (wife, Catherine) Spencer of Montgomery; two daughters: Mrs. Gary (Carol Ann) Lancaster of Monroe, Ga., and Mrs. Ronald (Marilyn) Lunnemann of St. Louis; 12 grand and two g-grandchildren; three sisters: Mrs. Harold (Pauline) Gibbons of Alton, Mrs. Walter (Marjorie) Bartlett of Alton and Mrs. Bob (Peggy) McCoy of Jacksonville. Preceded by three brothers: Floyd I., Ralph L., and Kenneth D. Spencer; one sister: Mildred E. Woods; and infant twin brother and sister: Robert and Roberta Spencer.

SPENCER, Grace M. (Strowmatt); b: 31Dec1889, Greene Co., IL; d: 1Apr1977, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Richwoods Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; m: Henry E. Spencer in 1928 (place not stated); fa: John L. Strowmatt; mo: Addie Crayne. Husband preceded in death in 1959. Survived by a step-daughter: Mrs. James (Cleta) Loveless of Litchfield; and two nephews: Ray Blake of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., and Elwood F. Strowmatt of Anaheim, CA.

SPENCER, Hilma E. (Davis); b: 23Feb1911, Cass Co., IL; d: 12Nov1985, Virginia, IL; bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Walter L. Davis; mo: Emma Blum. Survived by six cousins.

SPENCER, Ida (Mitchell); b: 11Feb1905, Scott Co. Il.; d: 9Jun1996, Winchester, IL; bu: Manchester, IL; m: J. Edward Spencer on 28ov1929 in Covington, Ind.; fa: Archie Mitchell; mo: Kate Boston. Husband preceded in death 25Jun1973. Survived by a son: J. Maurice (wife, Lois) Spencer of Winchester; a grandson; a granddaughter; a brother: Arthur Mitchell of Champaign; and two sisters: Mildred Pinson of Jacksonville and Lois Anderson of Des Moines, IA. Preceded by an infant daughter: Joyce Evelyn; two brothers: Clyde and Ralph Mitchell; and a sister: Edna Curtis.

SPENCER, Isola Waltrip (Perkins); b: 17Mar1911, Greenfield, IL; d: 2Apr1994, Greenfield, IL; bu: Oakwood Cemetery, Greenfield, IL; m: 1) (not stated); and 2) F. R. "Babe" Spencer on 17Sep1944 in Carrollton, IL; fa: John Perkins; mo: Cora Wallihan. Survived by her husband; three sons: John C. Waltrip and Gale R Waltrip, both of Jacksonville, and Robert G. Waltrip of Overland, MO; nine grand and 12 g-grandchildren. Preceded by her parents; two grandsons; and two sisters.

SPENCER, Johanna P. (Stanberry) Harris; b: 8Feb1894, Vandalia, IL; d: 13Feb1977, Jacksonville Il.; bu: Bloomfield, IL; m: 1) William Henry Harris; and 2) William Earl Spencer (dates and places not stated); fa: Ashley Stanberry; mo: Samantha Boyd. 1st husband preceded in death in 1957; 2nd in 1973. Survived by the following brothers and sister: William Stanberry of Virden, Joe Stanberry of Greenfield, and Mrs. Phyllis Stewart of Mattawan, MI

SPENCER, John; b: 23Nov1909, Roodhouse, IL; d: 22Jan1995, White Hall, IL; bu: Manchester, IL; m: Sula Smith on 24Dec1949 in Murrayville, IL; fa: Arthur M. Spencer; mo: Fern Bracewell. A resident of Roodhouse. Survived by his wife.

SPENCER, Joseph Carroll; b: 15Nov1944, Springfield, IL; d: 28Feb1982, Ravada, CO; bu: (not stated); fa: Rev. Paul Spencer; mo: Helen Simmons. Survived by three brothers: Dennis Spencer of Belleville; Rollin Spencer of Gatesville, TX; and Stephen Spencer of Littleton, CO; four nieces and one nephew; two aunts: Mrs. Edna Hudson and Ruth Simmons; and one uncle: Emory Simmons, all of Jacksonville.

SPENCER, Lela (Ash); b: 11Mar1885, Archie, MO; d: 15Mar1981, White Hall, IL; bu: Fernwood Mausoleum, Roodhouse, IL; m: C. A. Spencer (date and place not stated); fa: Sylvester Ash; mo: Delia Hodges. Husband preceded in death. A resident of Roodhouse. Survived by two nieces: Lolita Martin of Roodhouse and Opal Rees of Jacksonville. Preceded by two sisters and three brothers.

SPENCER, Lewis D.; b: 30Jan1925, Ceres, IL; d: 12Jul1993, Danville, IL; bu: Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Earl G. Spencer; mo: Fannie Little. A resident of Springfield, IL WWII Air Force vet. Survived by four daughters: Deanna Martin of Sherman, Dawn Johnson of PA, Dix Gasparini and Debbie Passavage, both of Springfield; 10 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by a son: David in 1987; and two brothers: the Rev. Lloyd and the Rev. Paul.

SPENCER, Lloyd K. Rev.; b: 9Oct1910, Roodhouse, IL; d: 21Dec1985, Rockford, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Ruby Smith on 23Dec1939 (place not stated); fa: Earl G. Spencer;; mo: Fannie Little. A former resident of Roodhouse. Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Spencer (Marilyn) Roberson of Rochelle, IL, and Mrs. Melvin (Wilma) Crawford of Mineral Wells, TX; one brother: Dean of Springfield; and four grandchildren. Preceded by one brother: Paul.

SPENCER, Lora N. (True); b: 14Aug1898, Greene Co., IL; d: 27Nov1981, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Murrayville, IL; m: Albert Spencer on 6Sep1916 (place not stated); fa: William True; mo: Lillie White. Husband preceded in death 7Oct1972. A resident of rural Murrayville. Survived by a daughter: Mrs. William (Alberta) Angelo of rural Murrayville; a granddaughter: Mrs. Charles (Caroline) Beddingfield of Jacksonville; two great and two g-grandchildren; a brother: Herbert True of rural Murrayville; and two sisters: Lena Chaudoin of Meline's Nursing Center, Jacksonville and Hazel Starling of Springfield. Preceded by a brother.

SPENCER, Mary F. (Jackson); b: 25Nov1898, Macoupin Co., IL; d: 25Nov1987, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Youngblood Cemetery, Nortonville, IL; m: Willard Spencer on 30Dec1922 in Springfield, IL; fa: John H. Jackson; mo: Sarah Hopper. Husband preceded in death 16May1973. A resident of Roodhouse. Survived by two brothers: Brice Jackson of Wood Ward, OK, and Bruce Jackson of Jacksonville; one sister: Wilma Elliott of Woodson; three grandsons: Dennis Wolf of Bombay, India, Richard Wolf of Columbia, SC, and Gordon Wolf of Chicago; and two great-grandchildren. Preceded by a daughter: Dorothy Wolf; three brothers: Basil Jackson, Claude Jackson and Henry Jackson, Sr., father of Morgan County Sheriff Henry Jackson; and four sisters: Ethel, Hazel, Cora and Wanda.

SPENCER, Maxine E. (Taylor); b: 14Apr1921, Pike Co., IL; d: 1Nov1988, Quincy, IL; bu: Wilson Cemetery, Perry, IL; m: Dale L. Spencer on 23Mar1946 (place not stated); fa: Mervin E. Taylor; mo: Stella M. Curfman. A resident of rural Griggsville, IL Survived by her husband; one son: Larry D. of rural Griggsville; and three grandchildren.

SPENCER, Mildred O. (Story); b: 5Mar1899, Granite City, IL; d: 6Jan1993, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; m: Herman E. Spencer on 31Dec1918 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Jesse P. Story; mo: Effie M. Wilhite. Husband preceded in death 26Oct1957. A resident of Roodhouse. Survived by one son: Darrell (wife, Virginia) Spencer of White Hall; one daughter: Lorena S. Knight of Roodhouse; six grand, 17 g-grand and three g-g-grandchildren. Preceded by two brothers: Franklin and Richard Story.

SPENCER, Mildred V. (Jouett); b: 1Jun1898 (place not stated); d: 27Oct1989, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; m: William Everett Spencer on 15Jul1923 in Carlinville, IL; fa: Emerit Jouett; mo: Minnie Edelman. Husband preceded in death 10Nov1988. A resident of Roodhouse. Survived by three sons: William Spencer of Oregon, IL, Robert L. Spencer of Springfield and Guy L. Spencer of Houston, TX; a daughter: Mrs. Russell (Rosemary) Murgatroyd of Jacksonville; six grand and five g-grandchildren; and a sister: Lisa Allione of Taylorville. Preceded by two brothers: Carson and Justin Jouett; and two sisters: Dee Greene and Minnie Jouett.

SPENCER, Myrtle May (Martin); b: 16May1895, Woodville, IL; d: 3Feb1988, White Hall, IL; bu: White Hall, IL; m: Fred B. Spencer on 23Apr1915 in Carrollton, IL; fa: Stephen A. Douglas Martin; mo: Mahala Richards. Husband preceded in death 6Jan1964. Survived by five daughters: Wilma and Gladys Spencer, both of White Hall, Jean Cipolla of Hilton Head Island, SC, Marjorie Painter of Arlington, VA, Joanne Sitton of Girard; one son: Fred B., Jr. of Jacksonville; 11 grand and 22 g-grandchildren; and one brother: Latimer Martin of White Hall. Preceded by three sisters; four brothers; and one grandson: Richard Cipolla.

SPENCER, Nettie May (Smith); b: 14Jun1884, Snicarte, IL; d: 10May1983, Beardstown, IL; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: Earl Spencer on 7Jul1901 in Snicarte, IL; fa: Benjamin Smith; mo Lucinda Lindsay. Husband preceded in death 31Aug1967. Survived by four sons: Russell of Beardstown; Wilmer of Havana, George of Pekin and Harold of Ipava; and two daughters: Mrs. Myrtle Phelps and Marjorie Self, both of Beardstown; 23 grand, 61 g-grand and 28 g-g-grandchildren. Preceded by one son and three daughters.

SPENCER, Nina Audrey (Day); b: 9Dec1908, Manchester, IL; d: 9Mar1992, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Manchester, IL; m: Loyal A. Spencer on 25Sep1937, Bowling Greene, MO; fa: Hubert Day; mo: Georgia Cowgill. A resident of Roodhouse. Survived by her husband; two daughters: Carolyn Spencer of Roodhouse and Mrs. Thomas (Catherine) Grummel of Carrollton; two grandchildren; four sisters: Osee Hoots of Winchester, Pansy Weiss of Marysville, CA, Tessie Howard of Winchester and Vera Moore of Alsey; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by one brother: Albert Day; and one sister: Fern Whewell.

SPENCER, Othel Eli; b: 22Jul1906, near White Hall, IL; d: 19Dec1982, Carrollton, IL; bu: Oak Wood Cemetery, Greenfield, IL; m: Lucille Range on 2Dec1931 in Carrollton, IL; fa: Gene Spencer; mo: Lena Cox. A resident of Greenfield. Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mary Spencer, at home; and three sons: Robert of Springfield; Jerry of Alton, and Harold of Greenfield; four grandchildren; one sister: Mrs. Deon Pinkerton of Berdan; two brothers: Ray and Lloyd, both of Greenfield.

SPENCER, Rev. Paul H.; b: 14Mar1914, Greene Co. Il.; d: 15Jul1985, Fort Collins, CO; bu: Rest Haven Memory Gardens, Fort Collins, CO; m; Helen G. Simmons on 25Jun1939 in Murrayville, IL; fa: Earl Spencer; mo: Fannie (surname not stated). Survived by his wife; three sons: W. Dennis Spencer of Omaha, NE, Rollin E. Spencer of Gatesville, TX, and Stephen R. Spencer of Littleton, CO; five grandchildren; two brothers: Rev. Lloyd Spencer of Rockford and Dean Spencer of Springfield; five nieces; and one nephew. Preceded by a son: Joseph Carroll in 1982.

SPENCER, Ralph L.; b: 18Jun1905, east of Roodhouse, IL; d: 13Jun1988, Belleville, IL; bu: Belleville, IL; m: Fairlene Grizzell on 26Aug1928 (place not stated); fa: William I. Spencer; mo: Grace A. (surname not stated). A resident of Fairview Heights, IL Survived by his wife; a son: Ralph L. Spencer, Jr.; and a daughter: Barbara Spencer, both of Fairview Heights; two grand and two g-grandchildren; a brother: Glenn of Jacksonville; and three sisters: Pauline Gibbins and Marjorie Bartlett, both of Alton, and Margaret "Peg" McCoy of Jacksonville. Preceded by two brothers: Floyd of Jacksonville and Kenneth of Tucson, AZ; and a sister: Mildred Woods of Alton.

SPENCER, Robert Dick; b: 18Nov1928, Alton, IL; d: 15Nov1982, St. Louis, MO; bu: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; m: D. Patricia Silvernail on 2Oct1948 (place not stated); fa: Clyde L. Spencer; mo: Jewel Dean Walton. A resident of Chesterfield, MO; formerly of Roodhouse, IL Korean War vet. Survived by his father of Yakima, WA; his wife; one half-brother: Gregory Spencer of Seattle, Washington; and one half-sister: Dixie Cannon of Chicago.

SPENCER, Russell; b: 3Sep1908, Snicarte, IL; d: 14Sep1990, Springfield,, IL; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: Louise Jones on 13Oct1945 in Beardstown, IL; fa: Earl Spencer; mo: Nettie Smith. A resident of rural Beardstown. WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Linda Humphrey of Beardstown; three step-sons: Harold Davidsmeier of Gainesville, MO, Eugene Davidsmeier of Virginia and Earl Davidsmeier of Boise, ID; two step-daughters: Betty Workman of Jacksonville and Donna Turner of Springfield; 13 grand and 15 g-grandchildren; one sister: Myrtle Phelps of Beardstown; three brothers: Wilmer Spencer of Havana, George Spencer of Pekin and Harold Spencer of Ipava; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded by one brother and four sisters.

SPENCER, Verba D.; b: 20Nov1913, Athensville, IL; d: 7Nov1991, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Winchester, IL; m: Barbara Tendick on 20Nov1936 in Carlinville, IL; fa: Clifton Spencer; mo: Ethel Strowmatt. A resident of Murrayville. WWII Coast Guard vet. Survived by his wife; two sons: Gordon Spencer and Kevin Spencer, both of Atlanta; two daughters: Carolyn Ellis and Kathy Christen, both of Atlanta; and 12 grandchildren. Preceded by one son: Roger; and one granddaughter.

SPENCER, Vida Bernice (Knifley); b: 11Nov1917, Knifley, Ky.; d: 20Mar1995, St. Louis, MO; bu: East Cemetery, Waverly, IL; m: Wilburn Curtis Spencer on 17Dec1939 in Franklin, IL; fa: Virgil Knifley; mo: Betty Ann Absher. Husband preceded in death in 1991. A resident of Waverly, IL Survived by one son: Wilbur of Carlinville; five daughters: Betty Crayne of Joliet, Brenda McClain of Carlinville, Barbara Hale of Springfield, Bonnie Robinson of Jacksonville and Becky Spencer of Waverly; two brothers: Robert Letus Knifley of South Jacksonville and Raymond Wallace Knifley of Franklin; one sister: Velma Marie Steinmetz of Athens; 10 grand and five g-grandchildren; and a special friend: Sadie. Preceded by one brother and three sisters.

SPENCER, Violet E.; b: 11Aug1938, Murrayville, IL; d: 26Apr1994, Richland, Wash.; bu: Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, IL; fa: Wesley Spencer; mo: Beulah Waters. A former resident of Springfield, IL Survived by her parents of Jacksonville; a daughter: Melinda Chestnut of Springfield; and a sister: Val Ingram of Springfield. Preceded by an infant son.

SPENCER, W. D. "Bud"; b: 16Feb1919, Greenfield, IL; d: 18Feb1993, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Oak Wood Cemetery, Greenfield, IL; m: Deane Sanders on 27Jan1942 in Warrenton, MO; fa: John Raymond Spencer; mo: Ethel Mae Ferguson. A resident of Greenfield. Survived by his wife; one daughter: Marilyn Moore of Jacksonville; two grandchildren; one sister: Lorena Kirstein of Normal; two brothers: John Spencer of Phoenix, AZ, and F. R. "Babe" Spencer of Greenfield. Preceded by one sister: Mary Smock.

SPENCER, Wayne; b: 26Jan1915, near Scottville, IL; d: 25Oct1989, Springfield, IL; bu: Franklin, IL; m: Cothilde Covey on 7Sep1940 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: William Earl Spencer; mo: Alta Ethel Anderson. A resident of rural Franklin, IL Survived by his wife; a daughter: Connie Morgan of Springfield; two sons: Terry of Franklin and Marlin of Murrayville; a sister: Leta Hamm of Kingville, TX; four brothers: Harold of Chatham, Ralph of San Jose, CA, Gerald of Watsonville, CA, and Lester of Bear Creek, OR.; and six grandchildren.

SPENCER, Wayne C.; b: 30Apr1918, near Ceres, IL; d: 21Sep1996, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; m: Ilene V. Smock on 5Dec1965 in Roodhouse; fa: Ralph L. Spencer; mo: Edna L. Curtis. A resident of Roodhouse. Army Air Force vet (1941-1945) and Air Force Korean War vet. Survived by his wife; one brother: the Rev. Dean Spencer of Alsey; and one sister: Mrs. Jimmy (Norma) Walker of Pekin; and several nieces and nephews.

SPENCER, Wilburn Curtis "Curt"; b: 22Sep1917, rural Greene Co., near Greenfield, IL; d: 6Nov1991, Jacksonville, IL; bu: East Cemetery, Waverly, IL; m: Vida Knifley on 17Dec1939 in Franklin, IL; fa: Charles Curtis Spencer; mo: Daisy Sharp. A resident of Waverly, IL Survived by his wife; one son: Wilburn of Carlinville; five daughters: Betty Crayne of Lockport, Brenda McClain of Carlinville, Barbara Hale of Springfield, Bonnie Robinson of Jacksonville, and Becky Spencer of Waverly; one brother: Wesley of Jacksonville; 10 grand and 3 g-grandchildren. Preceded by two sisters: Mildred Hunter and Jean McDonald.

SPENCER, William I.; b: (date not stated), Roodhouse, IL; d: 2Jul1979, Petersburg, IL; bu: Camp Butler Cemetery, Springfield, IL; fa: Henry M. Spencer; mo: Jennie Barnett. WWI vet. Resident of Roodhouse; was 103 years of age at death. Survived by two great-nephews: Harry and Richard Short of Springfield; three great-nieces: Bettie Warner and Marjorie Kehl of Springfield, and Virginia Davenport of Louisiana, MO

SPENCER, Wilma A.; b: 13Jun1915, White Hall, IL; d: 10Jan1994, Jacksonville, IL; bu: White Hall, IL; fa: Fred Brown Spencer; mo: Myrtle May Martin. A resident of White Hall. Survived by four sisters: Gladys L. Spencer of White Hall, Jean M. Cipolla of Wrens, GA, Marjorie Painter of Arlington,m VA, and Joanne Sitton of Sherrard; one brother: Fred B. Spencer of Jacksonville; and several nieces and nephews.

SPERRY, Donald R.; b. 14 Nov 1938, near Ottawa, IL; d. 2 Mar 1984, Fairbury, IL; Bu.: Oakwood Cem., Pittsfield, IL; Resident of Eureka, IL; M. Jan Lutter on 25 Mar 1978 in Alton, IL; Fa.: Ralph Sperry; Mo.: Louise Alexander; Surviving are his wife; his mother: Mrs. Louise Sperry of Weedron; five children: Scott and Lyndsey, at home; and three sons in Pittsfield: Craig, David and Tom; Preceded in death by his father.

SPERRY, Felicia (Day); b. 16 Jan 1888, Jacksonville, IL; d. 25 Mar 1976, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Wesley Sperry (date & place not given), he died in 1970; Fa.: John Day; Mo.: Martha Goveia; Survived by a stepson: Kenneth Sperry of Lexington; two nieces: Mrs. Win (Donna) Stites of Yakima, WA and Mrs. Frank (Margaret) Beaman of Wilmette; a nephew: Charles E. Correa of Wilmette; Preceded by two sisters and four brothers.

SPERRY, Floyd; b. 4 Feb 1908, Jacksonville, IL; d. 20 Feb 1977, Greenville, MS; Bu.: Greenfield, MS: Resident of Greenville, MS; formerly of Jacksonville; M. Mabel Shelley in 1942 in MS, she died in 1972; Fa.: Charles E. Sperry; Mo.: Sadie Tipton; Survived by a daughter: Dotty Morgan of Jackson, MS; and seven grandchildren; Preceded by a son in May of 1978; and the following brothers and sisters: Clyde, Roy, Walter, Percy, Vernon, Robert, Nellie Bordner, Ruth Spaenhower and Nettie McHenry; Nieces and nephews in the area are: Mildred Prewitt, Wilma Siedell, Mariam Baptist, Willie and Kenneth Sperry, George, Edwin and Art McHenry, Charles, Earl and Floyd Spaenhower.

SPERRY, Jane T. "Tilda" (Turner); b. 12 Feb 1905, Monticello, KY; d. 21 May 1992, Jacksonville, IL: Bu.: East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Roy Sperry on 3 Nov 1956, he died 24 Dec 1967; Fa.: Wiley Turner; Mo.: Maggie Daffron; Survived by three stepsons: Kenneth Sperry and Edward Sperry, both of Quincy, and William Sperry of Jacksonville; two stepdaughters: Mildred Prewitt of Jacksonville and Marian Baptist of FL; several grand and great-grandchildren; and three sisters: Alice Thompson, Ruby Crabtree and Eva Mae Preston, all of Murrayville; Preceded by one son: Robert Turer; one daughter: Irene Russell; and one sister: Pearl Parmley.

SPERRY, Virgil (Ridder); b. 9 Jan 1912, Alexander, IL; d. 22 Jun 1995, Springfield, IL: Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of Springfield; formerly of Jacksonville; M. Harold T. Sperry in Aug. 1934, he died 21 Aug 1957; Fa.: John J. Ridder; Mo.: Effie M. Coker; Survived by three brothers: John Ridder of New Berlin, Andrew Ridder of Jacksonville and James Ridder of Cody, WY; two sisters: Clara Chumley of Jacksonville and Rose Mary Hartmeister of Hemet, CA; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by a brother: George Ridder; and a sister: Nellie Ridder.

SPERRY, Willie Lawrence; b. 7 Aug 1911, Longwood, MS; d. 1 Sep 1993, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Alice Spradlin on 26 Oct 1929; Fa.: Walter W. Sperry; Mo.: Clara Hooper; Survived by his wife; three daughters: Mrs. john (Norma) Green of Jacksonville, Mrs. Ronald (Shirley) Vedder of Fairbury and Mrs. James (Patsy) Allen of Jacksonville; six grand and six great-grandchildren; The last of his immediate family, he was preceded by one son and one daughter in infancy; one brother: Kenneth Sperry; and two sisters; Eilene Sperry and Irene Sperry.

SPERRY, Wray H.; b. 10 Oct 1933, Nikoma, KS; d. 4 Dec 1993, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Farmingdale Cem., Farmingdale, IL; Resident of New Berlin, IL; M. (1) Betty Starling in 1954, she died in 1974; (2) Joyce Carter in 1975; Fa.: Russell Sperry; Mo.: Laura M. Coates; Survived by his wife; three sons: Robert Sperry of Naples, FL, Kevin Sperry of Chatham and Timothy Sperry of Springfield; one stepson: Donald Sperry; three stepdaughters: Judy Akin of Brownwood, TX, Charlene Huffman of Springfield and Donna Pugh of Paducah, KY; 17 grand and two great-grandchildren; three brothers: Russell Sperry of Witt, Paul Sperry of New Berlin and Dale Looper of Springfield; four sisters: Shirley Hermes and Sue Oleson, both of Tallula, Donna Smith of Pleasant Plains and Dorothy Sommers of Springfield; and many nieces and nephews; Preceded by one sister: Norma D. Standefer.

SPICER, Burl; b. 5 Jul 1930, Virginia, IL; d. 16 Mar 1986, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Chandlerville, IL; Resident of Beardstown; M. Betty Lewis (date & place not given); Fa.: Jesse Spicer; Mo.: Elsie Barrett; Survived by his wife of Ft. Worth, TX; six children: Mrs. Fred (Teresa) Northcut of Evanston, James E. Spicer of Chicago, Mark Spicer, Mona Spicer, Burl Spicer Jr. and Curtis Spicer, all of Ft. Worth; and one brother: Ora of Denver, CO; Preceded in death by one brother: Elmer.

SPICER, Ethel L. (Ringler); b. 28 Apr 1897, Ashland, IL; d. 15 Jan 1981, Springfield, IL; Bu.: (not given); Resident of Ashland, IL; M. Floyd Spicer in 1915, he died in 1969; Fa.: Alonzo Ringler; Mo.: Clara Henly; Survived by three daughters: Harriett Griffith of Jackson, MI, Claribel Elliott of Ashland and Marcelline Buerkett of Springfield; a son: Robert of Martinville, VA; two brothers: Emanuel Ringer of Vincennes, FL and Thomas Ringer of Stonington; a sister: Almeda Watkins of Ashland; 10 grand and nine great-grandchildren; Preceded in death by three sisters.

SPICER, Eva (Hulett) Perry Waters Reid; b. 5 May 1909, Fulton Co., IL; d. 17 Nov 1995, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: West Side Cem., Versailles, IL; Resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Versailles; M. (1) Alvie Perry (date & place not given), he preceded in death; (2) Leo Waters (date & place not given), he died in 1972; (3) Hurley Reid (date & place not given), he died 12 Apr 1976; (4) Lloyd Spicer (date & place not given); Fa.: William Jacob Hulett; Mo.: Dean Crabtree; Survived by her husband; eight children: Betty Clark of Jacksonville, Ruth Perry of Meredosia, Dean Perry of Versailles, Gilbert Perry of Jacksonville, Charles Waters of Godfrey, Myrna Bolanoes of Kansas City, MO, Frances Eldridge of Jacksonville and Ronnie D. Waters of Paducah, KY; several grand and great-grandchildren; Preceded by one half-sister: Nina Fluckey.

SPICER, Reuben Gilbert; b. 13 Oct 1914, Jacksonville, IL; d. 20 Jun 1988, Springfield, IL; Bu.: City Cem., White Hall, IL; Resident of White Hall; M. Lucille Gardiner on 6 Jun 1937 in Alton, IL; Fa.: Alvin D. Spicer; Mo.: Lura Yoho; Survived by his wife; a sister: Olive Turner; and a brother: Glenn Spicer, both of Sandoval; Preceded by his parents; two sisters; and a brother.

SPIETH, Patricia J.; b. 17 May 1909, Jacksonville, IL; d. 6 Mar 1978, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of Beardstown; Fa.: Otto Spieth; Mo.: Clara Nunes; Survived by a brother: Otto Spieth Jr. of Phoenix, AZ; eight nieces and nephews; a brother-in-law: Adolph G. Damrau of Jacksonville; Preceded by a sister: Billie Damrau.

SPIKER, Bessie E.; b. 12 Nov 1893, MD; d. 12 Dec 1993, Auburn, IL; Bu.: Yatesville Cem., near Prentice, IL; Resident of Waverly, IL; Fa.: Charles Edward Spiker; Mo.: Mary Rebecca Ryman; Survived by several cousins, including Owen Long of New Berlin, Bernice Hayes of Ashland, Cynthia Benson of Jacksonville, Nancy Ellen Orris of Woodson and C. Donald Ransdell of Franklin; Preceded by two sisters and one brother: Esther Spiker, Pearl Donovan and Charles Granville Spiker.

SPILLERS, Bula (Bates); b. 13 Feb 1907, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 13 Oct 1993, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Browning Cem., Browning, IL; Resident of Beardstown; formerly of Browning; M. Fred L. Spillers on 26 Mar 1926, he died 2 May 1959; Fa.: Charles L. Bates; Mo.: Pearle Haffner; Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Charles (Winifred) Douglas of Quincy; one son: Fred L. of Beardstown; a niece she raised in her home: Sally Seaman of Moline; one brother: Charles L. of Roseville; one sister: Delores Leezer of Roseville; nine grand and 14 great-grandchildren; Preceded by three sisters; one brother; and a grandson.

SPILLERS, Curry; b. 7 Aug 1895, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 4 Jul 1988, Rushville, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Rushville, IL; Resident of Rushville; M. Ita Downs on 7 Jul 1915 in Schuyler Co., IL, she died 25 Feb 1968; Fa.: Warren Spillers; Mo.: Addie Rebman; Survived by a daughter: Sherlyn Lincoln of Rushville; two brothers: Russell of macomb and Ancil of Stockston, MO; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren; Preceded by a son: Warren; a daughter: Faye Leighty; and a brother.

SPILLERS, Neva J. (Cox); b. 27 May 1907, Beardstown, IL; d. 5 Aug 1991, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Browning Cem., Browning, IL; Resident of Beardstown; M. Paul Spillers on 1 Nov 1942 in Kahoka, MO; Fa.: William Oliver Cox; Mo.: Rosa N. Heitz; Survived by her husband; two sisters: Helen Kloker of Quincy and Doris Ewing of DeRidder, LA; and numerous nieces and nephews; Preceded by one brother: William A. Cox.

SPILLERS, Virgil; b. 15 Jul 1900, Frederick Twp., Schuyler Co., IL; d. 5 Oct 1983, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Rushville, IL; Resident of Beardstown; M. Pearl Rittenhouse on 20 Dec 1918 in Rushville, IL; Fa.: Warren Spillers; Mo.: Atithis Rebman; Survived by his wife; two sons: Cecil of Galesburg, Clyde of Beardstown; two daughters: Velma Ashcraft of Beardstown and Glena Tomlinson of Lincoln; eight grand and eight great-grandchildren; three brothers: Curry of Rushville, Russell of Macomb and Ancil (Pete) of Winston, CA; Preceded in death by two infant sisters.

SPILLMAN, William P.; b. (not given), he was in his 80's at the time of death; d. 12 Apr 1976, Portland, OR; Bu.: Portland, OR; A former resident of Jacksonville; moved to the west in the mid-1930's; M. Abbie (maiden, date & place not given); Parents: (not given); Survived by his wife; a son: William and a daughter: Ruth Cranswick, all of OR; and several grandchildren.

SPINDEL, Russell R.; b. 16 Apr 1902, Springfield, IL; d. 13 Oct 1986, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Roselawn Cem., Springfield, IL; Resident of Springfield; M. Amanda E. (maiden, date & place not given), she died in 1979; Fa.: Enos Spindel; Mo.: Vinnie Fritchman; Survived by three sons: Russell of Littleton, CO, David of Rochester and Glen of Divernon; two daughters: Sue Lee of Jacksonville and Donna Ranes of Orem, UT; a brother: Lloyd of Springfield; and a sister: Frances Thomas of Springfield; 17 grand, 5 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

SPINK, Robert E.; b. 26 Aug 1921, Jacksonville, IL; d. 17 Jul 1985, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; WWII Marine Veteran; M. Ella Jane Rogers on 20 Nov 1943 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Earl M. Spink; Mo.: Lytie Snoddy; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. James (Judith R.) Seitz of Duluth, MN and Elizabeth Spink of Jacksonville; two sons: Robert Eb Spink of Jacksonville and Wilbur Spink of Boulder, CO; five grandchildren; two sisters: Ruth Drought of Annapolis, MD and Martha Brasel of Fairbault, MN; and two brothers: James E. of Peoria and Sam C. of Roscoe, IL; Preceded by one sister: Ann Dickinson.

SPIRES, Frank E.; b. 9 Jul 1925, Morgan Co., IL; d. 4 Dec 1989, rural Franklin, IL; Bu.: Providence Cem., Franklin, IL; Resident of Franklin; M. Loraine Marie Reed on 16 Aug 1942 in Palmyra, MO; Fa.: Fred M. Spires; Mo.: Letha Daniels; Survived by his wife; a sister: Irene Whitlock of Murrayville; three brothers: Joe Spires of Hettick, Bill Spires of Longmont, CO and Robert Spires of Phoenix, AZ; Preceded by two daughters: Betty June and Mary Ann Spires; and a brother: Jim Spires.

SPIRES, Jim T.; b. 30 Apr 1935, Morgan Co., IL; d. 24 Oct 1978, Longmont, CO; Bu.: Longmont, CO; Resident of Longmont, CO; formerly of Morgan Co., IL; M. LaVonne (maiden, date & place not given); Fa.: Fred C. Spires; Mo.: Letha Daniels; Survived by his wife; one son: Timothy, 18 months old; a sister and these brothers: Mrs. Robert Whitlock of Murrayville, Frank Spires of Franklin, Joe Spires of Plainview, Bill Spires of Sheridan, AR and Robert Spires of Phoenix, AZ.

SPIRES, Leatha (Daniels); b. 27 Sep 1899, Morgan Co., IL; d. 3 Aug 1978, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Providence Cem., Franklin, IL; Resident of Franklin, IL; M. Fred Spires on 11 Sep 1918, he died 12 Apr 1974; Fa.: Joseph Daniels; Mo.: (not given); Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Robert (Irene) Whitlock of Murrayville; five sons: Frank Spires of Franklin, Joe Spires of Carlinville, Bill Spires of Sheridan, AR, Robert Spires of Tucson, AZ and James Spires of Longmont, CO; and a sister: Miss Wilma Daniels of Canton, OH.

SPIRES, Loraine M. (Reed); b. 17 Jan 1924, Waverly, IL; d. 10 Jan 1990, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Providence Cem., west of Franklin, IL; Resident of Franklin; M. Frank E. Spires on 16 Aug 1942, he died 4 Dec 1989; Fa.: Edgar Reed; Mo.: Irene Cooper; Survived by two sisters: Louise Arundel of Jacksonville and Evelyn Hill of Ocala, FL; and two brothers; Leonard Reed of Waverly and Jack Reed of Franklin; Preceded by two daughters: Betty June and Mary Ann.

SPIRES, Minnie Marie; b. 15 Mar 1911, Franklin, IL; d. 3 Jun 1981, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: (body donated to science); Resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Franklin, IL; Fa.: Otto Spires; Mo.: Maggie Bland; Survived by several cousins.

SPIRES, Nellie E. (Harris); b. 12 Jun 1898, Granger Co., TN; d. 13 May 1988, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Chapin Cem., Chapin, IL; Resident of Chapin; M. James W. Spires on 7 Oct 1918 in Knoxville, TN, he died in 1964; Fa.: William David Harris; Mo.: Augusta Hodge; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Willard V. (Bernice) Hutson of Chapin; three grand, seven great-grand and three great-great-grandchildren; the last of her immediate family, she was preceded by a son: Jimmie Harris Spires; two brothers; and four sisters.

SPIRES, Raymond; b. 15 Jan 1915, Franklin, IL; d. 7 Jan 1989, Springfield, IL; bu.: Oak Ridge Cem., Springfield, IL; Resident of Springfield; formerly of Jacksonville; M. Pearl Holtzman on 29 Jan 1954 in Ashland, IL; Fa.: Edgar Spires; Mo.: Hazel Seymour; Survived by his wife; a son: William Mathy of Springfield; two daughters: Mrs. Riley (Betty) Hayes of Springfield and Mrs. Donald (Betty) Slocum of Chapin; four grandchildren; a great-grandchild; an aunt: Ada Seymour of Scottville; and several cousins; Preceded by a grandson.

SPIRES, Robert L.; b. 20 Jul 1933, rural Franklin, IL; d. 1 Aug 1996, Phoenix, AZ; Bu.: National Veterans Cem. of AZ, Phoenix, AZ; Resident of Phoenix, AZ; Korean War Air Force Veteran; M. Audrey K. (maiden, date & place not given); Fa.: Fred Spires; Mo.: Leatha Daniels; Survived by his wife; three sons: Larry of Gilbert, AZ, Mark of New Orleans, LA and John, in the Navy at Panama City, FL; two stepchildren: Bruce White of Mesa, AZ and Lynn White of Tempe, AZ; nine grandchildren; one sister; Irene Whitlock of Murrayville; and two brothers: Joe of Hettick and Bill of Longmont, CO; Preceded by two brothers; Frank and Jim; one sister: Elizabeth; and one brother in infancy.

SPITZER, Bertha E. (Kollman); b. 24 Jan 1895, Gilcrist, IL; d. 20 Aug 1991, Olympia, WA; bu.: Calvary Cem., Tumwater, WA; Resident of Olympia, WA; formerly of Jacksonville; M. Albert A. Spitzer in 1922 at Sterling, CO, he died in 1939 in Jacksonville; Fa.: John Kollman; Mo.: Elizabeth Schneider; Survived by three daughters: A. Jane Lorenzo of Olympia, WA (with whom she made her home), Betty Williams of Mountain View, CA and Mary Anne Dreher of Lakewood, CO; 15 grand and 22 great-grandchildren.

SPLAIN, George; b. 4 Jun 1910, Scott Co., IL; d. 26 Jan 1991, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Helen Collison (date & place not given); Fa.: Robert Splain; Mo.: Bessie Main; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. John (Wanda) Irlam of rural Ashland and Mrs. James (Mary) Holt of Sheldon, IA; two sons: Ron and Gary Splain, both of Jacksonville; eight grand and 11 great-grandchildren; one sister: Bertha Fowler of Griggsville; one brother: Abe Splain of Griggsville; and numerous nieces and nephews; Preceded by one son: Larry Splain; and several brothers and sister.

SPONSLER, Donald B.; b. 20 Jul 1927, Greene Co., IL; d. 16 Aug 1982, Maryville, IL; Bu.: Hickory Grove Cem., Wrights, IL; Resident of Edwardsville, IL; M. Helen Bigham in 1946; Fa.: Dale Sponsler; Mo.: Azile Barnes; Surviving are his wife; a daughter: Mrs. David (Karen) Price of Claremore, OK; three sons: Donald and Ronald of Salt Lake City, UT and Michael of Troy; and seven grandchildren.

SPONSLER, Edith (Barnes); b. 21 Jul 1907, Carrollton, IL; d. 27 Jun 1993, Carlinville, IL; bu.: Oak Wood Cem., Greenfield, IL; Resident of Greenfield; M. Garrel Ward Sponsler on 18 Aug 1926 in Carrollton, IL, he died 21 Mar 1977; Fa.: Faulkner Barnes; Mo.: Myrtle Cook; Survived by one daughter: JoAnn Sponsler of Greenfield; one son: Ward Sponsler of St. Peter's, MO; five grand and three great-grandchildren; and one sister: Joneva Chappee of Mesa, AZ; Preceded by one son: Kenneth Sponsler; one great-granddaughter: Lindsy Pedigo Ballard; one brother: Jessie Barnes; and two sisters: Azile Sponsler and Captolia Barnes.

SPONSLER, Garrell Ward; b. 9 Jun 1906, Mulberry Grove, IL; d. 26 Mar 1977, rural Hettick, IL; bu.: Oak Wood Cem., Greenfield, IL; Resident of rural Hettick; M. Edith Barnes on 25 Aug 1926; Fa.: Clarence Sponsler; Mo.: Emmaline Ketterman; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. JoAnn Northrop of Greenfield; a son: Ward of Berdan; five grandchildren; a great-grandchild; a brother: Clarence of Portland, OR; and three sisters: Della Blacketter of White Hall, Mina and Elsie, both of Portland, OR; Preceded by a son.

SPONSLER, Marie Elizabeth (Elliott); b. 1 Jan 1925, Scott Co., IL; d. 30 Aug 1990, Springfield, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Winchester, IL; Resident of Auburn; formerly of Roodhouse and Scott Co.; M. (not given); Fa.: Harry Elliott; Mo.: Minnie Anders; Survived by one son: Richard F. Evans of Farmington, MO; two daughters: Mrs. Eugene (Bonnie Jean Evans) Watkins of Waverly and Mrs. Richard (Sheila Elaine Howard) Conaway of Salem, MO; 10 grand and six great-grandchildren; three brothers: Russell and Ralph Elliott of Winchester and Max Elliott of Jacksonville; and one sister: P. Louise Reed of Jacksonville; Preceded by one sister: Lois Elliott; and two infant brothers; and her father; Also survived by her mother of Jacksonville.

SPONSLER, William F.; b. 16 Aug 1931, Greenfield, IL; d. 27 Mar 1976, White, Hall, IL; Bu.: Hickory Grove Cem., near Wrights, IL; Korean War Veteran; A resident of Roodhouse; M. (not given); Fa.: Dale Sponsler; Mo.: Acila Barnes; Survived by two children: Billie Sue Boswell of White Hall and Jack T. Boswell of Godfrey; a brother: Donald of Edwardsville; and three grandchildren.

SPOON, Cassel T.; b. 5 Jan 1911, IL; d. 26 Feb 1991, Springfield, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Beardstown, IL; WWII Army Veteran; Resident of Beardstown; M. Emma Wise on 4 Oct 1936 in Monticello, MO; Fa.: Julius Spoon; Mo.: Elizabeth Holt; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Donna Tucker of Waukegan and Evelyn Hartwick of Hinsdale; 10 grand and four great-grandchildren; Preceded by two brothers.

SPOON, Herman W.; b. 24 Aug 1914, Concord, IL; d. 27 Apr 1991, Beardstown, IL; bu.: City Cem., Beardstown, IL; Resident of Beardstown; formerly of Springfield, IL; M. Opal Wells on 1 Dec 1934 in Virginia, IL; Fa.: Claude Spoon; Mo.: Nina Mallicoat; Survived by his wife of Beardstown; six daughters: Lee Bietsch, Sharon Spillers, Shelba Dyer and Janet Petersen, all of Beardstown, Bonnie O'Hara of Tifton, GA and Marilyn McNeil of Oklahoma City, OK; three sons: Raymond Spoon of Beardstown, Herman Spoon of Albany, GA and Dean Spoon of Eldorado, KS; two sisters: Betty Spurlock of Bagdad, AZ and Anna Phelps of Wickenburg, AZ; 25 grand and 22 great-grandchildren; Preceded by one sister and three brothers.

SPOON, Howard; b. 19 Dec 1918, Concord, IL; d. 12 Sep 1983, Springfield, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Beardstown, IL; Resident of Beardstown; M. Ruth Launer on 9 Dec 1950 in Pittsfield, IL; Fa.: Claude Spoon; Mo.: Nina Mallicoat; Survived by his wife; one stepson: Donald Harris of Beardstown; one stepdaughter: Mrs. Kenneth (Ruth Ann) Vincent of Beardstown; two sons: Gary Spoon of Arenzville and Robert Spoon of Beardstown; one daughter: Mrs. Kenneth (Susan) Collins of Rushville; two brothers: John Spoon of West Columbia, SC and Harmon Spoon of Springfield; two sisters: Mrs. Annie Phelps of Wickenburg, AZ and Mrs. Betty Spurlock of Bagdad, AZ; seven grandchildren; Preceded in death by a brother and a sister.

SPOON, Ruth Christine (Launer); b. 16 Sep 1922, Beardstown, IL; d. 14 May 1996, Rushville, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Beardstown, IL; Resident of Beardstown; M. Howard Spoon on 9 Dec 1950 in Pittsfield, IL, he died 12 Sep 1983; Fa.: Richard Launer; Mo.: Lydia Krohe; Survived by three sons: Don Harris of Beardstown, Gary (wife, Cathy) Spoon of Camden and Robert (wife, Debbie) Spoon of Arenzville; two daughters: Mrs. Kenneth (Ruth Ann) Vincent of Beardstown and Mrs. Kenneth (Susan) Collins of Rushville; two brothers: Gilbert Launer and Earl Launer, both of Beardstown; two sisters: Violet Reichert of Beardstown and Ruby Hacker of Jacksonville; nine grand and six great-grandchildren; Preceded by four brothers: Everett, Ralph, Harvey and Marvin.

SPOONER, Minnie Carolyn (Off); b. 23 Aug 1895, near Palmyra, IL; d. 27 Jan 1978, Carlinville, IL; bu.: Oak Hill Cem., Palmyra, IL; Resident of Palmyra, IL; M. Wendell C. Spooner (date & place not given), he preceded in death; Fa.: Charles Off; Mo.: Christina Baker; Survived by a sister: Mrs. Charles (Maude) Haff of Palmyra, both of whom were publishers of the Palmyra Transcript from 1915 to 1975.

SPOTTS, Mitchell; b. 20 Jan 1902, Randolph Co., MO; d. 4 Jul 1984, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Hazel Strickler on 10 Feb 1929 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: David O. Spotts; Mo.: Gertrude Hicks; Survived by his wife; two sons: Stan Spotts of Quincy and Gaylord Spotts of Teaneck, NJ; a daughter: Sue Ellen Mussato of Wood River; four grand and one great-grandchild; Preceded in death by a brother.

SPRADLIN, Amelia (Coumbes); b. 10 Dec 1911, Morgan Co., IL; d. 11 Dec 1983, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: City Cem., Murrayville, IL; Resident of Murrayville; M. (not given); Fa.: John W. Coumbes; Mo.: Myrtle Fanning; Survived by five brothers: Ted, Ed, Keith and Charles Coumbes, all of Murrayville and Wayne Coumbes of Springfield; and a sister: anna Coumbes of Murrayville; Preceded in death by three brothers.

SPRADLIN, Bessie Leone (Stewart) Freitag; b. 19 May 1930, near Waverly, IL; d. 24 Dec 1995, Waverly, IL; Bu.: East Cem., Waverly, IL; M. (1) Edward Freitag (date & place not given); (2) Clyde Spradlin (date & place not given), he died in 1976; Fa.: John Frederick Stewart; Mo.: Sylvia Mae Stillwell; Survived by two sons: Mike (wife, Kim) Spradlin of Jacksonville and David (wife, Kelly) Spradlin of Waverly; two daughters: Mrs. Mike (Barb) Kennedy of Ashland and Wanda Spradlin of Waverly; three brothers: Floyd, Prentice and Darrell, all of Waverly; a sister: Ruth Craig of Jacksonville; and eight grandchildren; Preceded by three brothers: Vincent, Lyndell and Merril A. Stewart; and two sisters: Ilene Gunther and Anna Frances Ebrey.

SPRADLIN, Clyde Raymond; b. 13 Dec 1913, Jacksonville, IL; d. 25 Feb 1976, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; WWII Army Veteran; Resident of Jacksonville; M. (1) Dorothy Murphy (date & place not given); (2) Bessie L. (Stewart) Freitag (date & place not given); Fa.: George R. Spradlin; Mo.: Nina Smith; Survived by his wife; two daughters by his first marriage: Nina, wife of William W. Crawford and Rebecca, wife of Duane Reese, both of Jacksonville; three children by his second marriage: Mike, Dave and Wanda, all of Waverly; eight grandchildren; these brothers and sisters: Henry of Charleston,, SC, Donald of Glencoe, Mrs. William (Alice) Sperry of Jacksonville and Mrs. Herman (Mildred) Cook of Indianapolis, IN; Preceded by four sisters and three brothers.

SPRADLIN, Donald "Doc"; b. 20 Dec 1921, Jacksonville, IL; d. 27 Oct 1977, Highland Park, IL; bu.: Highland Park, IL; WWII Veteran; A former Jacksonville resident; M. Dorothy (maiden, date & place not given); Fa.: George Spradlin; Mo.: Nina Smith; Survived by his wife; three children: Donnie and Gary Spradlin and Sharon Allen; all of Highland Park; two sisters: Mrs. Willie (Alice) Sperry of Jacksonville and Mildred Cook of Indianapolis, IN; and a brother: Henry of Charleston, SC.

SPRADLIN, Dorothy (Murphy); b. 20 Dec 1912, Lincoln, IL; d. 13 Apr 1990, Springfield, IL; bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of Jacksonville; M. Clyde Spradlin (date & place not given), he preceded in death; Fa.: Zephia Murphy; Mo.: Nina Belle Gibson; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Bill (Nina) Crawford of Jacksonville and Rebecca Murphy of Aurora; 10 grand and seven great-grandchildren; and a brother: Jerry B. Murphy of Jacksonville; Preceded by a sister and a brother.

SPRADLIN, Helen (Torrance); b. 20 Nov 1904, Bluffs, IL; d. 8 May 1988, Huntley, IL; bu.: (not given); Resident of Huntley, IL; M. James Spradlin Sr. on 4 May 1927 in Jacksonville, IL, he preceded in death; Fa.: Bennie Ray Torrance; Mo.: Rachel Hatter; Survived by two sons: James Spradlin Jr. of San Antonio, TX and John Spradlin of Huntley; three daughters: Mrs. Gale (Eleanor) Swett of Prescott Valley, AZ, Mrs. Wendell (Helen) Gilliam of Huntley and Mrs. Alan (Mary) Hahn of Birmingham, AL; 15 grand and 24 great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Hester Berry of Exeter and Lenora Wright of Woodstock; Preceded by an infant son: William Ray; a brother: Bryan Torrance; and three sisters: Emeline Rinaldo, May Swanson and Eleanor Long.

SPRADLIN, Henry C.; b. 11 Sep 1907, Parnell, KY; d. 4 Jan 1992, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of Jacksonville; M. Juyne Phillips on 23 Sep 1929 in Rock Island, IL, she died 25 Jun 1971; Fa.: James K. Spradlin; Mo.: Tabitha Toler; Survived by one sister: Elizabeth Spradlin Henry of Jacksonville; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by three brothers; Jack, Arlin and Robert Spradlin; and one sister: Cora Brown.

SPRADLIN, Henry Clay; b. 14 Jun 1926, Latham, KS; d. 25 May 1981, Charleston, SC; Bu.: Carolina Memorial Gardens, Charleston, SC; M. Virginia Alexander (date & place not given); Navy & Air Force Veteran; Fa.: George Spradlin; Mo.: Wilma Smith; Survived by his wife; two sisters: Mrs. Alice Sperry of Jacksonville and Mrs. Mildred Cook of Indianapolis, IN.

SPRADLIN, James A. Sr.; b. 16 Jun 1902, Parnell, KY; d. 29 Jan 1988, Woodstock, IL; bu.: Benjamin Greene Cem., Bluffs, IL; Army Veteran; Resident of Huntley, IL; formerly of Jacksonville, IL; M. Helen Torrance on 4 May 1927 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Stuart Spradlin; Mo.: Elizabeth Alley; Survived by his wife; two sons: James Spradlin Jr. of San Antonio, TX and John Spradlin of Huntley; three daughters: Mrs. Gale (Eleanor) Swett of Prescott Valley, AZ, Mrs. Wendell (Helen) Gilliam of Huntley and Mrs. Alan (Mary) Hahn of Birmingham, AL; 15 grand and 23 great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Ina Fanning of Granite City and Ethel Goble of Alexander; Preceded by an infant son: William Ray.

SPRADLIN, Joe T.; b. 26 Sep 1910, Monticello, KY; d. 10 Aug 1993, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Letha Twyford on 25 Aug 1927 in Brydstown, TN, she died 2 Jan 1993; Fa.: Henry Spradlin; Mo.: Nova Alexander; Survived by three sons: Jackson O. (wife, Alice) and Thomas A. (wife, Judy), both of Jacksonville and Claude N. (wife, Doris) of Ashland; three daughters: Mrs. Paul (Louise) Fox of Jacksonville, Mrs. Clarence (Donna) Nickel of Ashland and Mrs. Edward (Janet) Wilson of Louisiana, MO; 21 grand, 32 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; three step grand and four step great-grandchildren; two brothers: Walter of Monticello, KY and Henry of Muncie, IN; and one sister: Anna Margaret Alexander of Monticello, KY; Preceded by two brothers: Gord and Guy; and three sisters: Ada Crouch, Maggie Jackson and Frances Alexander.

SPRADLIN, Letha Mary (Twyford); b. 23 Mar 1909, Monticello, KY; d. 2 Jan 1993, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Joe Tom Spradlin on 25 Aug 1927 in Byrdstown, TN; Fa.: George Twyford; Mo.: Clemantine Pierce; Survived by her husband; three sons: Jackson O. Spradlin and Thomas A. Spradlin of Jacksonville and C. N. "Salty" Spradlin of Ashland; three daughters: Mrs. Paul (Louise) Fox of Jacksonville, Mrs. Clarence (Donna Jean) Nickel of Ashland and Mrs. Edward (Janet) Wilson of Louisiana, MO; 21 grand, 32 great-grand; one step grand and four step great-grandchildren; Preceded by her parents; four brothers: Hubert, Bill, Frank and Claude Twyford; and two sisters: Sarah Wilson and Cora Turner.

SPRADLIN, Lee; b. 9 Feb 1916, Monticello, KY; d. 4 Jan 1992, Prairieville, LA; Bu.: Hope Haven Cem., Gonzales, LA; Resident of Prairieville, LA; formerly of Morgan Co., IL; M. Aileen Buchanan on 3 Feb 1940 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: John Spradlin; Mo.: Delia Roberts; Survived by his wife; one daughter: Anne Buker of Gonzales, LA; one son: Arthur Spradlin of Springfield; four grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; three sisters: Ina Zachary of Franklin, Zona Johnson of Greenfield and Mary McFarland of Springfield; and numerous nieces and nephews; Preceded by four brothers and four sisters.

SPRADLIN, Leta (Rogers); b. 9 Nov 1912, Ellis Co., OK; d. 12 Jan 1991, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of Alexander, IL; M. John Spradlin on 7 Jan 1931 in Virginia, IL, he died 13 Dec 1980; Fa.: Eli A. Rogers; Mo.: Mary Jones; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Gean (Wilma) Rodgers of Franklin and Mrs. Fred (Sue) Walker of Jacksonville; six sons: Murl of North Myrtle Beach, SC., John A. of Alexander, Lee and Gordon, both of Springfield, Lisle of Jacksonville and Lyndal of Torrance, CA; 26 grand and 20 great-grandchildren; Preceded by an infant son: Charles; and one grandson.

SPRADLIN, Mabel Ellen (Ward); b. 29 Jun 1904, Sinclair, IL; d. 18 Oct 1996, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of rural Alexander, IL; M. Otha J. "Jack" Spradlin in Jan. 1926, he died 9 Jul 1943; Fa.: Thomas J. Ward; Mo.: Mary Elizabeth Miers; Survived by two sons: Jack J. (wife, Ruth) of Jacksonville and Howard E. (wife, Betty) of Dearborn Heights, MI; one daughter: Mrs. John (Evelyn E.) Hays of Jacksonville; four grand and seven great-grandchildren; and one sister: Rowena E. Waggener of Jacksonville; preceded by one brother: Earl Howard Ward.

SPRADLIN, Mabel (Lindsey); b. 6 Aug 1905, Alexander, IL; d. 27 Dec 1994, Jacksonville, IL: bu.: East Cem., Waverly, IL; Resident of Waverly, IL; M. Roy Spradlin; on 16 Aug 1924 in Jacksonville, he died in Jan. 1978; Fa.: William Lindsey; Mo.: Cora Beavers; Survived by five sons: Thomas of Waverly, William of Pana, Kenneth of Vacaville, CA, Gregg of Jacksonville and Roy Spradlin of Springfield; three daughters: Florence James of Jacksonville, Margaret James of Knaab, UT and Betty Reynolds of Las Vegas; 26 grand and several great and great-great-grandchildren; and two brothers: Earl of Rockford and Orville of New Berlin; Preceded by one daughter: Mary Frances; two brothers: Ellis and Lester; and three sisters: Helen Barfield, Florica Hickey and Pauline Kennedy.

SPRADLIN, Robert; b. 24 Jun 1909, Near Jacksonville, IL; d. 5 Nov 1978, Glendale, CA; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of Glendale, CA; formerly of Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: James K. Spradlin; Mo.: Tabitha Toler; Survived by a sister and a brother: Mrs. Elizabeth Henry and Henry Spradlin, both of Jacksonville; along with four nieces and two nephews.

SPRADLIN, Roy E.; b. 8 Mar 1903, Monticello, KY; d. 19 Jan 1978, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: East Cem., Waverly, IL; Resident of Waverly; M. Mabel Lindsey on 16 Aug 1924; Fa.: John Spradlin; Mo.: Delia Roberts; Survived by his wife; three daughters: Mrs. Margaret James of Henderson, NV, Mrs. Florence James of Waverly and Mrs. Betty Reynolds of Las Vegas, NV; and five sons: Thomas of Waverly, William of Rochester, Kenneth of Fairfield, CA, Gregg of Franklin and Roy D. Spradlin of Beardstown; two brothers; John Spradlin of Manchester and Lee Spradlin of Jacksonville; and four sisters: Mrs. May Sexton of North Vernon, IN, Zona Johnson of Greenfield, Ina Holler and Mrs. Mary McFarland, both of Springfield; 26 grand and 8 great-grandchildren.

SPRAGUE, Philip "Randy"; b. 2 Sep 1956, Columbia, SC; d. 18 May 1995, St. Louis, MO; Bu.: Kinderhook Cem., Kinderhook, IL; resident of Barry, IL; M. Carol Elaine Scranton on 29 Jun 1985 in Kinderhook, IL; Fa.: Merritt William Sprague; Mo.: Patricia Ann Paxton; Survived by his wife; his parents; two brothers: Marvin Kent Sprague of Decatur and Merritt Andrew Sprague of Urbana; grandparents; Mrs. Ella L. Sprague of Hull and Forrest M. Paxton of Pittsfield; and one niece.

SPRAGUE, Rochel Ann; b. 31 Oct 1992, Jerseyville, IL; d. 31 Oct 1992, Jerseyville, IL; bu.: Oak Hill Cem., Palmyra, IL; Parents are residents of Roodhouse, IL; Fa.: Robert Sprague; Mo.: Frances Mathews; Survived by her parents; maternal grandparents: Jon and Judy Fulkerson of Roodhouse; and paternal grandparents: Lester and Cathy Sprague of Jacksonville; Preceded by her maternal grandfather: Arthur Mathews.

SPRAGUE, Rosie Pearl (Sullivan); b. 4 Mar 1926, Belltown, IL; d. 19 Dec 1996, Carrollton, IL; bu.: Fernwood Cem., Roodhouse, IL; Resident of Roodhouse; M. Lester A. Sprague on 8 Mar 1944 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: James Sullivan; Mo.: Nellie Gowns; Survived by her husband; five sons: Lester Jr. "Butch" of Roodhouse, Charles "Chuck" of Canton, Kenneth (wife, Reva) of Roodhouse, James of Roodhouse and Paul of Roodhouse; eight daughters: Mrs. Denny (Virginia) MacMillon of Lawrence, KS, Yvonne "April" Sprague of Roodhouse, Mrs. Lee (Barbara) Allen of Odin, Mrs. John (Emily) Burby, Joyce Sprague, both of Roodhouse, Pamela Buchanan of Greenfield, and Lisa Sprague and Kelly Sprague, both of Roodhouse; 18 grand and four great-grandchildren; and one sister: Louise Harbit of Mexico, MO; Preceded by a son in infancy; Bobby; one great-grandchild; four brothers; and two sisters.

SPREHE, Vernon R.; b. 1 Mar 1934, Nashville, IL; d. 30 Mar 1991, Springfield, IL; bu.: City Cem., Rushville, IL; Army Veteran; Resident of Rushville; M. Suzanne Nix on 26 Nov 1958 in Cape Girardeau, MO; Fa.: Richard Sprehe; Mo.: Minnie Harre; Survived by his wife; one son: Tony Sprehe of Indianapolis; and one daughter: Joni Sprehe of Bloomington.

SPRINGER, Jack D.; b. 29 Aug 1923, Pleasant Hill, IL; d. 17 Jul 1983, St. Louis, MO; bu.: Crescent Heights Cem., Pleasant Hill, IL; WWII Army Veteran; M. Barbara June Thomas on 28 May 1950 in Pleasant Hill, IL; Fa.: Charles Springer; Mo.: Violet Guthrie; Surviving are his wife; his mother of Pleasant Hill; four sons: Thomas K., with the U.S. Air Force in Lakenheath, England, Kerry J. of Scott Air Base in Belleville, John of Pleasant Hill, and Joseph A. with the Air Force in Kunsan, S. Korea; two daughters: Susan K. Springer of Los Angeles and Kathy J. Springer of Pleasant Hill; three brothers: Charles of San Antonio, TX, Glenn of Redlands, CA and Jerry of Denver, CO; one sister: Mrs. Dixie Powell of Louisiana, MO; and two grandchildren; Preceded in death by his father, one brother and one sister.

SPRINGER, June (Devine); b. 1937, Virginia, IL; d. 9 Dec 1978, Orange Park, FL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; Resident of Orange Park, FL; M. (not given); Fa.: William Devine; Mo.: Mary Kinney; Survived by five children and these brothers and sisters: Frank of TX, James of AL, Katherine Pack of MO and Rose Davis of Peoria. This corrected obit provided by a family member:Springer, June Veronica (Devine): b. 3 Jun 1935, Ashland, IL; d. 9 Dec 1978, at her home in Orange Park, FL; Bu: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; Resident of Orange Park, FL; Married: Donald F. Springer; (later divorced) Fa.: William Harry Devine; Mo.: Mary Isabelle Kinney; Survived by five children, David, Michele, Kerry, Kellie, and Sean Springer at home, and these brothers and sisters: Ben of NM, Frank of TX, James of AL, William of AZ, Mary Pack of MO, and Rose Davis of Peoria, IL.

SPRINGER, Loren L.; b. 9 Oct 1906, Pike Co., IL; d. 30 Oct 1979, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Crescent Heights Cem., Pleasant Hill, IL; Resident of rural Springfield; M. Veda Mae Barton in 1929 at Pittsfield, IL; Fa.: Charles Springer; Mo.: Laura McCann; Survived by his wife; these children: Lambert of Joliet, Evelyn Hayes of Springfield and Laura Bell McConnell of Pittsfield; six grand and three great-grandchildren; and a sister: Fern Borrowman of Pittsfield; Preceded by one sister.

SPRINGER, Mary Rose (Emory); b. 28 Feb 1929, Prairie City, IL; d. 17 Nov 1987, Springfield, IL; bu.: City Cem., Winchester, IL; Resident of Winchester, IL; M. Thomas A. Springer on 24 Nov 1950 in Prairie City, IL, he died 23 Apr 1985; Fa.: Chester Emory; Mo.: Bernadine Cain; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Michael (Marta) Lomelino of Winchester and Cindy Springer of Jacksonville; a son: Randy Springer of Jacksonville; two grandchildren; Jesse and Kelsey Lomelino, both of Winchester; two brothers: Leo Emory of Avon and Robert Emory of Prairie City; and two sisters; Phyllis Whittier and Maxine Parker, both of Bushnell.

SPRINGER, Nell C.; b. 10 Jan 1883; d. 23 Jul 1979, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; Resident of Virginia; Fa.: John S. Springer; Mo.: Emily Johnson; No survivors listed.

SPRINGER, Sarah Anna (Hickey); b. 19 Jan 1910, Newmansville, Cass Co., IL; d. 7 Jan 1988, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Yatesville Cem., rural Ashland, IL; Resident of Jacksonville; M. William Springer in 1938 at Bowling Green, MO, he preceded in death; Fa.: John Hickey; Mo.: Daisy Kern; Survived by a son: Billy Gene Springer of Clousa, CA; three daughters: Vivian Darland of Phoenix, AZ, Sharon Brogdon of Chino Valley, AZ and Barbara Miers of Virginia, IL; 10 grand and three great-grandchildren; a brother: Verl Hickey of Jacksonville; and a sister: Thelma Mullens of Jacksonville; Preceded by a son: Clyde; five brothers: Walter, Harold, Hershel, Simon and Donald; and a sister: Margaret Katherine Hickey.

SPRINGER, Shirley (Robinson); b. 28 Jun 1936, Scott Co., IL; d. 4 Aug 1976, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Blue River Cem., Pike Co., IL; A resident of Shorewood, IL; formerly of Scott Co., IL; M. Lambert Springer on 23 Dec 1955 in Florence, IL; Fa.: Grover Robinson; Mo.: Leta Stice; Survived by her husband; a son: Tim, at home; a grandmother: Mrs. Kate Stice of Winchester; the following sisters and brother: Jim Robinson of Jacksonville, Mrs. Bob (Jean) Gobel of Wilmington, Mrs. Richard (Beverly) Kinder of Joliet and Mrs. Dale (Patricia) Sturgeon of Waterloo, IA; A sister, Barbara, preceded in death.

SPRINGER, Dr. Thomas A.; b. 27 Feb 1927, Scott Co., IL; d. 23 Apr 1985, Springfield, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Winchester, IL; Resident of Winchester, IL; A professional musician in the big band era, played with the bands of Tommy Dorsey, Tiny Hill and Jack Everitt; WWII Veteran; M. Mary Rose Emory on 24 Nov 1950 in Prairie City, IL; Fa.: John Springer; Mo.: Fern Connor; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Mike (Marta) Lomelino of Winchester and Cynthia (Cindy) Springer of Winchester; one son: John Randall "Randy" Springer of Jacksonville; two grandchildren; one sister: Mrs. Maurice (Ruby) Funk of Winchester; and one brother: Richard Springer of Milton; Preceded in death by an infant sister.

SPRINGER, Vergil; b. 26 Nov 1895, Nebo, IL; d. 28 Mar 1982, Pittsfield, IL; bu.: Green Pond Cem., Pittsfield, IL; M. (1) Bertha Ransom (date & place not given); (2) Vergie Holsinger (date & place not given), she preceded in death; (3) Pauline Schlieper Smith on 11 Feb 1942 in Bowling Green, MO; Fa.: Frank Springer; Mo.: Emily Main; Surviving are his wife; three sons: Everett and Francis Springer, both of Alton, and Merle Springer of Dallas, TX; three daughters: Mrs. Alice Mercer of Alton, Mrs. Vergie Roberts of Galesburg, and Mrs. Sharon Greving of Burlington, IA; three stepsons: Tunney Smith of Pittsfield, Burdette Smith of Oceanside, CA, and Kenny Smith of Quincy; two stepdaughters: Mrs. Juanita Corum of Jefferson City, MO and Mrs. Joan Sevier of Quincy; 8 grand and six great-grandchildren; 17 step grand and 17 step great-grandchildren.

SPRINGER, Violet L. (Guthrie); b. 8 Nov 1899, Pleasant Hill, IL; d. 6 Aug 1984, Pleasant Hill, IL; Bu.: Crescent Heights Cem., Pleasant Hill, IL; M. Charles Springer on 18 Dec 1919 at Pittsfield, IL, he died 15 Sep 1972; Fa.: John Guthrie; Mo.: Clemma Martin; Survived by three sons: Charles L. Springer of San Antonio, TX, Glenn D. Springer in the Air Force stationed in CA, and Jerry D. Springer of Parker, CO; a daughter: Mrs. Jerry (Dixie) Powell of Louisiana, MO; 20 grand and 16 great-grandchildren; and the following brother and sisters: Truman Guthrie, Mrs. Beulah Gray, Mrs. Delphine Hillman and Mrs. Blanche Howdeshell, all of Pleasant Hill, Mrs. Iretta Elkins of Hammond, IN and Mrs. Trula Harvey of Joliet; Preceded in death by a daughter; two sons; three brothers and three sisters.

SPRINGER, William; b. 6 May 1898, Chamberlain, SD; d. 19 Jun 1977, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; Resident of Virginia; M. Anna (maiden, date & place not given); Fa.: Herman Springer; Mo.: Marie Netz; Survived by his wife; three daughters: Mrs. Barbara Mullen and Mrs. Vivian Darland, both of Virginia, and Mrs. Sharon Brogdon of Jacksonville; a son: Billy of Keithsburg; two brothers: Otto and Rude, both of Chamberlain, SD; three sisters: Annie Wheeler of Madison, WI, Laura Guterriz of Denver, CO and Gussie King of Brownsville, TX; 10 grand and two great-grandchildren.

SPRINGMAN, Billy Elmer; b. 25 Mar 1931, Jerseyville, IL; d. 14 Apr 1991, Alton, IL; Bu.: Oak Grove Cem., Jerseyville, IL; Korean War Army Veteran; Resident of Alton, IL; M. (not given); Fa.: Elmer Springman; Mo.: Hazel Canatsey; Survived by his mother of Jerseyville; one daughter: Kathy Taylor; and one son: Jeff Springman, both of Alton; two grandchildren; and two brothers: Charles Springman of Bloomington and Richard Springman of Jacksonville; Preceded by his father.

SPRINGMAN, Everett Emery; b. 4 Nov 1918, Kane, Greene Co., IL; d. 15 Dec 1990, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: Kane Cem., Kane, IL; Resident of Greenfield, IL; Fa.: Henry C. Springman; Mo.: Susie Turner; Survived by his brother and sister-in-law: Les and Marjorie Springman of Greenfield; one nephew: Roger Springman of Greenfield; one niece: Lesta Lamb of Bethalto; and one foster sister: Rhonda Manski of Murraysville, PA.

SPRINGMAN, Hazel L. (Canatsey); b. 17 Jun 1907, Greene Co., IL; d. 1 Aug 1993, Jerseyville, IL; Bu.: Oak Grove Cem., Jerseyville, IL; Resident of Jerseyville, IL; M. Elmer Springman on 13 Sep 1930 in Jerseyville, IL, he died 22 Oct 1960; Fa.: Frank Canatsey; Mo.: Janie Waters; Survived by two sons: Charles Springman of Bloomington and Richard Springman of Murrayville; nine grand and four great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Leota Grummel of Greenfield and Helen Clark of Decatur; Preceded by one son: Billy Springman; and two brothers: Franklin Canatsey and Mendel Canatsey.

SPRINGMAN, John D. Sr.; b. 13 Apr 1928, Shipman, IL; d. 25 Nov 1996, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Chipman, IL; Army Veteran of WWI, Korea and Vietnam; M. E. Wonetta Johnston in Feb. 1974 at Carlinville, IL; Resident of Carlinville; Fa.: Derbes Springman; Mo.: Ina Hix; Survived by his ex-wife (divorced in 1980) of Carlinville; a son: John D. Jr. of Hettick; a daughter: Crystal Little of Jacksonville; two stepsons: Murile and Lindell Vanhuss, both of Carlinville; one stepdaughter: Mary Bond of Florrisant, MO; four grand and five step grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; one brother: Vernon of Savannah, TN; three sisters: Nellie Archer of Salina, KS, Velma Kooce of Jacksonville and Gladys Sanner of Loveland, CO; Preceded by a brother: Bill; and a sister: Phyllis Archer.

SPRINGMAN, Susie (Turner); b. 16 Nov 1897, KY; d. 7 May 1983, Greenfield, IL; bu.: Kane Cem., Kane, IL; M. Henry C. Springman on 31 Jul 1915 in Jerseyville, IL, he died in 1964; Fa.: Mack Turner; Mo.: Nellie Bang; Surviving are two sons: Lester and Everett Springman of Greenfield; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a sister: Eler Anderson of Carlinville.

SPRINGS, Genevieve E. (Carter); b. 8 Aug 1897, Carthage, IL; d. 28 Mar 1977, Mattoon, IL; bu.: East Lawn Memorial Cem., Herrin, IL; Resident of Neoga, IL; M. Ray Springs Sr. in 1918 at Herrin, IL, he died 10 Mar 1962; Fa.: David Carter; Mo.: Mary Swigart; Survived by a son: Ray Springs Jr. of Neoga; a daughter: Mrs. Harry (Viola) Dowland of Jacksonville; a granddaughter; and three great-grandchildren.

SPRINKEL, George H. "Bud"; b. 18 Jun 1923, Curran, IL; d. 20 Jul 1987, Springfield, IL; bu.: Campbell Cem., Loami, IL; Resident of Loami, IL; M. Betty Numrick on 26 Feb 1944 in Springfield, IL; Fa.: Henry Sprinkel; Mo.: Alice Harbour; Survived by his wife; a son: George C. "Skip"; and a daughter: Cheryl Krider; and four grandchildren, all of Chatham; two sisters: Mrs. Henrietta Aldag and Mrs. Pauline Broaddus, both of Chatham; Preceded by two sisters: Ada Mae Sprinkel and Alice Marie Workman.

SPRINKEL, Lewis; b. 14 Dec 1894, Petersburg, IL; d. 11 Jul 1982, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: (not given); WWI Veteran; Resident of Waverly, IL; M. Celia Mathews in 1921, she died in 1974; Fa.: George Henry Sprinkel; Mo.: Mary Elizabeth Finis; Survivors include two daughters: Mrs. John (Mary Louise) Tompkins of Leroy; and Miss ruth Virginia Sprinkel of Daytona Beach, FL; two sons: Lewis Sprinkel Jr. of Waverly and Wesley Sprinkel of Groton, CT; and nine grand and 11 great-grandchildren.

SPRINKEL, Lewis F. "Sonnie"; b. 28 Jan 1924, Covington, OK; d. 20 Nov 1994, Mystic, CT; Bu.: East Cem., Waverly, IL; Resident of CT; formerly of Waverly, IL; Fa.: Lewis F. Sprinkel; Mo.: Celia Mathews; Survived by one sister: Mary L. Tompkins of Leroy; one brother: Wesley E. of Groton, CT; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by his parents; and one sister: Ruth Virginia Sprinkel.

SPRINKEL, Ruth Virginia; b. 6 Jul 1925, Covington, OK; d. 29 Aug 1994, Daytona Beach, FL; Bu.: East Cem., Waverly, IL; Resident of Daytona Beach, FL; formerly of Waverly; Fa.: Lewis F. Sprinkel; Mo.: Celia Mathews; Survived by one sister: Mary L. Tompkins of Leroy; and two brothers: Lewis Sprinkel Jr. of Mystic, CT and Wesley E. Sprinkel of Groton, CT; Preceded by her parents.

SPRINKLE, Alberta; b. 10 Mar 1903, Brown Co., IL; d. 24 Jan 1995, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Ripley Cem., Ripley, IL; Resident of Ripley; Fa.: James Delbert Sprinkle; Mo.: Pearl Gibson; Survived by two nephews: Vernon Sprinkle Sr. of Petersburg and Melvin Sprinkle of Silverdale, WA; and several great-nieces and great-nephews; Preceded by two brothers: Earnest and William Frederick Sprinkle; and one nephew.

SPURGEON, Joe N. "Duggan"; b. 29 Jul 1917, Williamstown, MO; d. 5 Mar 1992, Barry, IL; bu.: Park Lawn Cem., Barry, IL; Resident of Barry; M. (not given); Fa.: Charles Henry Spurgeon; Mo.: Ann Lofink; Survived by one stepdaughter: Mrs. John (Delores) Weber of Bowling Green, MO; two sons: Joe H. of Pittsfield and Robert D. of Griggsville; one stepson: Marvin Ruschill of New Canton; 13 grand, 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by one daughter: Vivian Robertson; and two brothers: Tom and Buzz.

SQUIER, Walter Alvin; b. 16 Sep 1940, Gilead, IL; d. 6 Apr 1995, East Alton, IL; bu.: Indian Creek cem., Hamburg, IL; Army Veteran; Resident of East Alton, IL; M. (not given); Fa.: Carl A. Squier; Mo.: Mary Freda Blackwell; Survived by one daughter: Karen Sue Squier of East Alton; and three sisters: Cheryl Cagle and Nona Balke, both of Jacksonville, and Peggy Godar of Hardin; Preceded by his brother: LaVern Blackwell.

STAAB, Paul John; b. 1 Dec 1922, Springfield, IL; d. 6 Feb 1991, Springfield, IL; bu.: Calvary Cem., Springfield, IL; Resident of Springfield; M. Jean Anne Reichart on 15 Jan 1955; Fa.: George J. Staab; Mo.: Christine Ize; Survived by his wife; four daughters: Mrs. Dennis (Paula Jean) Polk, Mrs. Barry (Nancy) Slisser, Mrs. Mark (Karen) Smith and Mrs. Paul (Suanne) Palazzolo, all of Springfield; three sons: George John II, Paul John II and Mark David, all of Springfield; 13 grandchildren; two brothers: George J. Jr. and Vincent E., both of Springfield; one sister: Catherine L. Staab of Springfield; and several nieces, nephews and cousins; Preceded by his parents and one sister: Marie M. Staab.

STAAKE, (not first name given) (no maiden name given); b. 11 Sep 1908, Morgan Co., IL; d. 25 May 1987, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: St. John's Lutheran Cem., Beardstown, IL; Resident of Beardstown, IL; M. Herschel Staake on 8 Mar 1939; parents: (not given); Survived by her husband; one daughter: Mrs. John Robert (Donna) Clark of Champaign; one son: Gerald Staake of Anaheim, CA; six grandchildren; one nephew; Preceded by three brothers and one sister.

STAAKE, Rev. Bernard E.; b. 15 Sep 1927; d. 9 Oct 1984; Bu.: (not given); Resident of Jackson, WY; M. Charlotte Pesigahl on 8 Jun 1952; Fa.: Otto Staake; Mo.: Emelia (maiden not given); Survived by his wife, formerly of Beardstown; his parents; four children: Mrs. Jack Laurie, Victor Staake, Tina Marino and Richard Staake; three brothers: Francis of Arenzville, Leland of Meredosia and Martin of Chapin; two sisters: Verna Kunzeman of Chapin and Wilma Carroll of Chillicothe.

STAAKE, Edward; b. 29 Mar 1892, Cass Co., IL; d. 9 Feb 1981, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Grace Cem., near Bethel, IL; A former resident of Jacksonville; M. Magdalena Fricke on 22 Feb 1917; Fa.: Herman Staake; Mo.: Caroline Knippenberg; Survived by his wife; a son: Leonard Staake of Meredosia; two daughters: Zelma Staake of Jacksonville and Mildred Witte of Arenzville; two brothers: Otto Staake of Chapin and Herschel Staake of Beardstown; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild; Preceded by a son, four brothers, a sister and a granddaughter.

STAAKE, Emelia (Korsmeyer); b. 27 Oct 1901, near Arenzville, IL; d. 22 Nov 1987, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Grace Cem., northwest of Chapin, IL; A former resident of Chapin, IL; M. Otto Staake on 7 Dec 1921, he died 19 Feb 1987; Fa.: John Korsmeyer; Mo.: Wilhelmina Boehs; Survived by three sons: Francis of Arenzville, Leland of Meredosia and Martin of Chapin; two daughters: Mrs. Leonard (Wilma) Carroll of Chillicothe and Mrs. Maurice (Verna) Kunzeman of Chapin; 17 grand and several great-grandchildren; Preceded by one son, one daughter, five sisters, four brothers and one grandson.

STAAKE, Gail M.; b. 20 Jun 1930, near Meredosia, IL; d. 10 Feb 1983, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Immanuel Lutheran Church Cem., North of Meredosia, IL; Army Veteran; Resident of Arenzville; M. Marilyn Hobbs on 4 Mar 1951 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Julius Staake; Mo.: Laura Roegge; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Tim (Stephanie) Crow of Chambersburg; a son: Brian Staake of Meredosia; two grandchildren: Matthew and Christine Crow; a brother: Roy Staake of Arenzville; and a sister: Mrs. Wayne (Erna Lee) Dickman of Jacksonville; A sister preceded him in death.

STAAKE, Herschel; b. 17 Dec 1903, Cass Co., IL; d. 17 Aug 1988, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: St. John's Lutheran Church Cem., Beardstown, IL; Resident of Beardstown; M. Ricki L. Lovekamp on 8 Mar 1939 in Cass Co., IL, she died 25 May 1987; Parents: (not given); Survived by a daughter: Mrs. John Robert (Donna) Clark of Champaign; a son: Gerald Staake of Annaheim, CA; four grandsons; two granddaughters; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by his parents; a sister; and a brother.

STAAKE, Laura (Roegge); b. 23 Jan 1896, near Arenzville, IL; d. 29 Aug 1981, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of Jacksonville; M. Julius Staake on 20 Feb 1968; Fa.: Herman Roegge; Mo.: Carolina Korsemeyer; Survivors include two sons: Ray and Gail, both of Arenzville; a daughter: Mrs. Wayne (Erna Lee) Dickman of Jacksonville; a sister: Nora Hoffmeier of Meredosia; six grand and four great-grandchildren; She was preceded in death by an infant daughter: Bernita; a sister; three brothers and a granddaughter.

STAAKE, Leland H.; b. 2 Jun 1924, Cass Co., IL; d. 15 May 1994, Meredosia, IL; Bu.: Oakland Cem., Meredosia, IL; WWII Army Veteran; M. Norma J. Werries on 20 Aug 1950 in rural Chapin, IL; Fa.: Otto Staake; Mo.: Emelia Korsmeyer; Survived by his wife; three sons: Gary (wife, Christine) Staake, John (wife, Minda) Staake and Ron (wife, Paulette) Staake, all of Meredosia; eight grandchildren; two brothers; Francis staake of Arenzville and Martin Staake of Chapin; and two sisters: Mrs. Leonard (Wilma) Carroll of Chillicothe and Mrs. Maurice (Verna) Kunzeman of Chapin; Preceded by one granddaughter: Angela Staake; one brother: Bernard Staake; and one sister: Alma Staake.

STAAKE, Marlin "Dick"; b. 27 Aug 1924, Arenzville, IL; d. 26 Jan 1992, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Trinity Cem., Arenzville, IL; WWII Army Veteran; Resident of Arenzville; M. Joan Smith on 14 Feb 1948 in Mayfield, KY; Fa.: Elmer Staake; Mo.: Elda Korsmeyer; Survived by his wife; two sons: Jeff Staake of Arenzville and John Staake of Beardstown; two grandchildren; and one step grandchild; Preceded by his parents and a sister.

STAAKE, Mary Lou (Morthole); b. 6 Feb 1952, Jacksonville, IL; d. 21 Aug 1992, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Hillcrest Cem., south of Bluffs, IL; Resident of Meredosia, IL; M. John A. Staake on 21 May 1977 in Meredosia, IL; Fa.: Harold E. Morthole Sr.; Mo.: Dorothy E. Beeley; Survived by her husband; her father of Bluffs; two children: Brandon John and Stacey Rene, both at home; one sister: Karen Sue Dillon of Norfolk, VA; one brother: Harold E. Morthole Jr. of Bluffs; Preceded by her mother; one sister: Sarah Jean; and one brother: Gerald Ernest.

STAAKE, Otto; b. 9 May 1896, Hagener, Cass Co., IL; d. 19 Feb 1987, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Grace Cem., Northwest of Chapin, IL; Resident of Chapin, IL; M. Emelia Korsmeyer on 7 Dec 1921 in Arenzville, IL; Fa.: Herman Staake; Mo.: Caroline Knippenberg; Survived by his wife; the following children: Francis of Arenzville, Leland of Meredosia, Martin of Chapin, Mrs. Leonard (Wilma) Carroll of Chillicothe, IL, Mrs. Maurice (Verna) Kunzeman of Chapin; 17 grand; 3 step grand and several great-grandchildren; and a brother: Herschel of Beardstown; Preceded by a son; a daughter; a grandson; six brothers and a sister.

STAATS, Otis; b. 25 May 1897, Hillview, IL; d. 8 May 1985, White Hall, IL; Bu.: Pine Tree Cem., Patterson, IL; WWI Veteran; Resident of Hillview, IL; M. Anna Willis in dec. 1916 at Hillview, IL, she died 15 Mar 1969; Fa.: Frank Staats; Mo.: Alice Young; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Clyde (Doris) Reno of rural Roodhouse and Mrs. Robert (Audrey) Meado of Hillview; two sons: Darrell of Hillview and Gilbert of Alton; nine grand and seven great-grandchildren; two brothers: Frank of Hillview and Roy of Jerseyville; four sisters: Rosalie Barnard of CA, Nita Early of Roodhouse, Bernice Branna and Marie Rich, both of Jerseyville; Preceded by a sister and three grandchildren.

STAATS, Otis "Darrell"; b. 12 Jun 1918, Hillview, IL; d. 24 Dec 1985, White Hall, IL; Bu.: Pine Tree Cem., near Patterson, IL; Veteran; Resident of Hillview, IL; M. Viola Bushnell on 16 Oct 1953 in Hillview, IL; Fa.: Otis Staats; Mo.: Anna Willis; Survived by his wife; three sons: Lloyd, J.D. and Larry, all of Hillview; two daughters: Mrs. Helen Ford of Hillview and Terry at home; four grandchildren; two sisters: Doris Reno of Roodhouse and Audrey Meado of Hillview; one brother: Gilbert of Alton.

STAATS, William Franklin "Frankie"; b. 15 Sep 1910, Greene Co., IL; d. 21 Nov 1985, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Pine Tree Cem., near Patterson, IL; Resident of Hillview; M. Glenna Wilkinson in 1932 at Patterson, IL; Fa.: Frank Staats; Mo.: Alice Young; Survived by his wife; three sons: Otis "Jack" Staats of Hillview, Bob G. Staats of Springfield and Glenn Staats of Jacksonville; a daughter: Mrs. Robert (Barbara) Harris of Jacksonville; 18 grand and 11 great-grandchildren; four sisters: Bernice Brannan and Marie Rich, both of Jerseyville, Neita Early of Roodhouse and Rosalie Barnard of Seusun City, CA; and a brother: Roy Staats of Alton; Preceded by a daughter; two grandchildren; and a brother and a sister.

STACY, Foree; b. 26 Sep 1904, Monticello, KY; d. Mar 1989, Danville, IL; Bu.: Spring Hill Cem., Danville, IL; M. Eva (maiden, date & place not given); Parents: (not given); Survived by his wife of Danville; four children; several grandchildren; and a sister: Mary E. Stevens of Jacksonville.

STACY, Hazel (Massey); b. 15 Mar 1896, Naples, IL; d. 15 Jan 1981, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of Springfield, IL; M. Harrison A. Stacy (date & place not given), he died 6 Feb 1965; Fa.: Thomas Massey; Mo.: Edna Griswald; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. John D. (Margie) Kolaz of Springfield; three sons: Dan Stacy of Springfield, Donald Stacy of Westminister, CA, and Eldon "Bob" Stacy of Huntington Beach, CA; 14 grand and two great-grandchildren; a brother: Virgil Massey of Davenport, IA; and several nieces and nephews from the Jacksonville area.

STACY, James; b. (not given), Jacksonville, IL, was 87 years of age at death; d. 18 Mar 1987, Danville, IL; Bu.; Hoopeston Cem., Hoopeston, IL; Resident of Hoopeston; M. Ethel Baldwin (date & place not given), she died in 1986; Fa.: Robert Lee Stacy; Mo.: Eveline Brummett; Survived by two sisters: Minnie Lee Brogdon and Mary Evelyn Stevens, both of Jacksonville; and a brother: Foree Stacy of Danville; Preceded in death by two sisters and one brother.

STAFF, Edna (Oitker); b. (not given), was 74 years of age at death; d. 9 Feb 1987, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: West Cem., Pittsfield, IL; M. William Staff (date & place not given); Parents: (not given); Survived by her husband of Pittsfield; one son: Norman of Pittsfield; three grandchildren; one brother: Robert Oitker of Springfield; and one sister: Miss Marjorie Oitker of Quincy.

STAFF, George Hubert; b. 19 Mar 1905, rural Barry, IL; d. 29 Jul 1992, Barry, IL; Bu.: Parklawn Cem., Barry, IL; M. Thresa Louise Funk on 8 Jun 1929 in Quincy, IL; Fa.: Peter Staff; Mo.: Rosa Johnson; Survived by his wife; one son: Charles Hubert of Louisville, KY; three daughters: Martha Louise King of Aurora, CO, Nina Rose "Peggy" Dean of Pryor, OK and Mary Katherine Winner of Barry; 10 grand; six step grand; eight great-grand and two step great-grandchildren; and one brother: William Staff of Pittsfield; Preceded by one brother: Dr. Frederick Staff.

STAFF, Ruth M.; b. 17 Jan 1905, Jacksonville, IL; d. 19 May 1989, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: John Staff; Mo.: Estelle Rees; Survived by a niece: Mary Wayne (Nancy) Cully; and a great-nephew: Carey Lance Cully, both of Jacksonville; Preceded by her parents and a sister: Dorotha Staff Stapleton.

STAFFELBACK, Clara M. (Rusche); b. 2 Aug 1893, Chicago, IL; d. 22 Jul 1978, Petersburg, IL; Bu.: Greenwood Cem., Canton, IL; Resident of Rushville, IL; M. Arthur William Staffelback on 10 Jun 1914 in Chicago, IL, he died 30 Nov 1967; Fa.: William Rusche; Mo.: Magdalena Ittel; Survived by a son: Robert William Staffelback of North Palm Beach, FL; two granddaughters; six great-grandchildren; and a brother: Paul Rusche of Oakland, CA.

STAFFHORST, Herman; b. 22 Jan 1904, Hasbergen-Delmenhorst, Germany; d. 22 Oct 1996, Rushville, IL; bu.: City Cem., Rushville, IL; Resident of Rushville, IL; M. Irene Babotan on 19 May 1938 in Chicago, IL; Fa.: Friedrich Staffhorst; Mo.: Adele Segelken; Survived by his wife; two sons: Fred of St. Louis, MO and Bill of Castle Rock, CO; one daughter: Carol Sherrill of Marshall; five grand and two great-grandchildren; Preceded by one brother: Gustov; and one sister: Gretel Meyer.

STAFFORD, Lu Ann; b. 5 Jun 1954, Jacksonville, IL; d. 24 Feb 1979, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of Springfield; formerly of Jacksonville; Fa.: Eddie Stafford; Mo.: Lucy Lawless; Survived by her parents of Murrayville; two sisters: Beverly Pahlmann of Jacksonville and Roxanne Rae at home; and a brother: Edward Andrew, at home; paternal grandfather: Ralph b. Stafford of Jacksonville; and paternal great-grandfather: Thomas M. Berry of Jacksonville.

STAFFORD, Ralph B.; b. 24 Feb 1904, Cropsey, IL; d. 20 Dec 1981, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Irene D. Berry (date not given) in Chenoa, IL, she died in 1975; Fa.: Fred Stafford; Mo.: Elizabeth Barnes; Surviving are four children: Wilbur E. Stafford, Eddie B. Stafford and Mrs. Tom (Nancy) Cooney, all of Jacksonville, and Donald D. Stafford of Eureka; nine grandchildren; a sister: Mrs. Walter Mekrings of Fairbury; Two brothers and a granddaughter preceded in death.

STAFFY, Ina (House); b. 5 Apr 1910, Atlas, IL; d. 5 Jun 1985, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Griggsville Cem., Griggsville, IL; Resident of Griggsville; M. Francis E. Staffy on 6 Jun 1929 in Pittsfield, IL, he died 26 Aug 1974; Fa.: Grover House; Mo.: Pearlie Mae Gray; Survived by a son: Howard E. of Griggsville; three daughters: Mrs. John (Adaline) Hodgson of Liberty, Mrs. Earl (Rosetta) Mize of Griggsville, and Mrs. Robert (Betty) Brown of Griggsville; three sisters: Mrs. Fern Dennis of Table Grove, Mrs. Lola Campbell of Quincy, Mrs. Ruby Cooley of Fishhook; 15 grand and 28 great-grandchildren; Preceded by her husband; one son: Charles W.; and one brother.

STAGG, Hazel (Gilpin); b. 13 Sep 1894, Waverly, IL; d. 26 Apr 1977, Clinton, IA; Bu.; Lower York Cem., Thomson, IA; A former Waverly IL resident; M. Foster L. Stagg on 29 Jul 1918 in Cheyenne, WY, he preceded in death; Fa.: Dayton L. Gilpin; Mo.: Nora Brian; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Ross King of Clinton, IA; two sons: Gilpin of Fort Byron and Richard of Crane, TX; and four grandchildren; Preceded by a sister.

STAGGEMEIER, Barbara L. (Brown); b. 8 Jan 1918, Jacksonville, IL; d. 18 Dec 1995, Kramer, CA; Bu.: Tucson, AZ; Resident of Tucson, AZ; M. Rolland W. Staggemeier in Aug. 1954, he died 4 Dec 1988; Fa.: Elisha A. Brown; Mo.: Lillian Smith; Survived by one daughter: Nancy Rion; two brothers: Floyd and Harold Brown; two sisters: Mary Catherine Kolberer and Martha W. Burrus; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild; Preceded by three sisters: Marjorie Benjamin, Margarite Cunningham and Gertrude Hodges.

STAGNER, Elsie (Young) Malone; b. 20 Aug 1901, Winchester, IL; d. 25 Aug 1989, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Winchester, IL; Resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Winchester; M. (1) Ben Malone on 19 May 1918 in Winchester, IL, he died 20 Jul 1963; (2) Clifton Stagner in Nov. 1966, he died 4 Oct 1983; Fa.: Cornelius Young; Mo.: Alice Mirus; Survived by a daughter: Eileen Willner of Jacksonville; six grandchildren: Phyllis Ward and Shirley Ward, both of Jacksonville, Ruth Cook and Connie Pollard, both of Cottage Hills, Linda Lippdolt of Edwardsville and Rick Malone of Dosey; 18 great-grand and 14 great-great-grandchildren; and two brothers: James Young of rural Roodhouse and Elwood Young of East Alton; Preceded by two sons: Ed Malone and Benny Malone Jr; and a sister: Lillie Young.

STAHLHUT, Ervin W. "Pete"; b. 5 Jun 1906, Hamel, IL; d. 27 Sep 1991, rural White Hall, IL; Bu.: City Cem., White Hall, IL; Resident of White Hall, IL; Fa.: Henry W. Stahlhut; Mo.: Mary Zoelzer; Survived by one sister: Irma Stahlhut of White Hall.

STAINFORTH, Bessie (Coultas); b. 1 Sep 1895, Scott Co., IL; d. 14 Apr 1985, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Winchester, IL; Resident of Jacksonville; M. Alva G. Stainforth on 14 Apr 1920, he died 11 Mar 1973; Fa.: Charles E. Coultas; Mo.: Mary Inez Breckon; Survived by three sisters: Mrs. Harold (June) Burkhalter of Sterling, Mrs. John (Ferry) Barnett of Winchester and Mrs. Ralph E. (Percis) Gordon of Sesser; two nieces; and one nephew; Preceded by a son: Charles Willard, and a brother, Fred Coultas.

STAINFORTH, Clesent W. "Chink"; b. 28 Nov 1912, Lynnville, IL; d. 22 Aug 1978, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of Jacksonville; M. Helen Hornbaker on 22 Jun 1940 in Bowling Green, MO; Fa.: Roscoe Stainforth; Mo.: Lillian Belle Fearneyhough; Survived by his wife; Preceded by a brother: Chester.

STAINFORTH, Inez (Sims) Fanning; b. 30 Aug 1907, Scottville, IL; d. 14 Nov 1992, Carlinville, IL; Bu.: Panther Creek Cem., Scottville, IL; Resident of Girard; formerly of Scottville & Lynnville; M. (1) Ralph Fanning on 7 Aug 1925 in Bloomington, IL, he died 3 Oct 1931; (2) Chester Stainforth on 28 Nov 1953 in Springfield, IL, he died 28 Oct 1966; Fa.: Robert L. Sims; Mo.: Ella May Nevins; Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Melvin (Janet) Hays of Girard; three grandchildren; one step grandchild; five great-grandchildren and three step great-grandchildren; Preceded by two sons: Robert Fanning and Coy Fanning; one brother: Buford Sims; one sister: Rose Green; one half-sister: Ollie Hart; and one granddaughter.

STAINFORTH, Roscoe; b. 15 Mar 1889, Morgan Co., IL; d. 8 May 1976, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Lillian Belle Fearneyhough on 25 Jul 1909, she died in July 1966; Fa.: John H. Stainforth; Mo.: Rebecca Ann Wilkinson; Survived by one son: Clesent of Jacksonville; two sisters: Mrs. Winifred Sinclair of Rosemead, CA and Mrs. Grover C. (Gertrude) Smith of Jacksonville; Preceded by a son: Chester in 1966; and four brothers.

STAINSBY, Katherine (Ledwinka); b. 1 Nov 1896, Chicago, IL; d. 22 Oct 1984, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Winchester, IL; Resident of Winchester; M. Owen Stainsby (date & place not given), he died in 1978; Fa.; Peter Ledwinka; Mo.: Mary Erhart; Surviving are one brother: Peter Ehrhardt of Temple City, CA; and one niece: Mrs. Dorothy Culp Arnold of San Gabriel, CA.

STAINSBY, Owen; b. 29 Apr 1893, Winchester, IL; d. 17 Apr 1978, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Winchester, IL; WWI Army Veteran; Resident of Winchester; M. Katherine Duebuhr in 1958 at Chicago, IL; Parents: (not given); Survived by his wife.

STALEY, Betty (Flynn); b. 30 Oct 1904, Ashland, IL; d. 31 Jan 1990, Springfield, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Ashland, IL; Resident of Ashland, IL; M. (not given); Fa.: James Flynn; Mo.: Zora McNeal; Survived by three daughters: Geraldine Ramsay of Springfield, Mrs. Virgil (Shirley) Trenter of Virginia and Betty Boker of Ashland; five grand and four great-grandchildren; a brother: James Flynn of CA; a sister: Mable Sehy of Jacksonville; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by four sisters.

STALEY, Eva M. (Dufour); b. 5 May 1922, Limestone, ME; d. 30 Jul 1987, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Nebo Cem., Nebo, IL; Resident of Pittsfield, IL; M. Jess E. Staley on 2 Apr 1946 in Caribou, ME; Fa.: William Dufour; Mo.: Alice Pelky; Survived by her husband; her mother: Alice Dufour of Caribou, ME; one daughter: Mrs. Teresa McClenging of Brighton; five sons: Jesse E. Staley and Woodrow Staley, both of Louisville, TX, Paul E. of Troy, Kenneth Ray of Chicago and Charles Evart of Tulsa, OK; one sister: Mrs. Evelyn Longly of Caribou, ME; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two step granddaughters; and one step great-grandson; Preceded by her father and three brothers.

STALEY, Michael C.; b. 23 Aug 1957, Jacksonville, IL; d. 13 Feb 1989, Chicago, IL; Bu.: Jones Cem., east of White Hall, IL; Resident of Chicago; formerly of White Hall, IL; Fa.: Joe Staley; Mo.: Hazel Wells; Survived by his parents of Mineral Wells, TX; a grandmother: Lennie Staley of Springfield; five sisters: Brenda Segneri of Dixon, Nancy Miles of Canyon Country, CA, Janet Staley of Mineral Wells, TX and Sandra Copp and Linda Jones, both of Springfield; five brothers: Frank of Litchfield, Ralph and Roy, both of Springfield, Mark of Mineral Wells, TX and Joe Jr. of Vienna; and a stepbrother; Mike Staley of Mt. Vernon.

STALEY, Neil M.; b. 24 Feb 1916, Mt. Vernon, IL; d. 28 Jan 1990, St. Louis, MO; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of St. Louis; formerly of Jacksonville; M. Rena Bernice Reeve on 10 Aug 1936 in Virginia, IL; Fa.: Daniel Staley; Mo.: Ollie Flowers; Survived by his wife; a son: Daniel Staley of St. Louis, MO; a daughter: Marilyn Dunn of Hillsboro, MN; four grand and six great-grandchildren; and a half-brother; Herbert Foster of Jacksonville.

STALEY, Ruth Elizabeth (Brown); b. 24 Jul 1894, Modesto, IL; d. 4 Aug 1984, Springfield, IL; bu.: Pulliam Cem., Palmyra, IL; Resident of Modesto, IL; M. George V. Staley in Oct. 1919, he died in Mar. 1980; Fa.: Leonard Brown; Mo.: Ida Vancil; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Martha Huff of Modesto and Harriet Berbaum of Decatur; three sons: Warren Staley of Springfield, Harlow Staley of Northbrook and Jerre Staley of Modesto; eight grandchildren; two foster grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one sister; Janet Lycan of Naples, FL; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded in death by one brother and one sister.

STALLINGS, Harold E.; b. 15 Mar 1916, East St. Louis, IL; d. 20 Apr 1992, St. Louis, MO; Bu.: Sunset Hills Cem., Granite City, IL; WWII Army Veteran; Resident of Granite City, IL; M. Reyth E. Richardson on 13 Oct 1946 in Granite City, IL; Fa.: John Eugene Stallings; Mo.: Edith Pierce; Survived by his wife; one son: Jack of Granite City; one daughter: Sandy Bellatti of Springfield; four grandchildren, including Elizabeth Bellatti and Justin Stallings, who both attend Illinois College.

STALLINGS, Nora C. (Bailey); b. 16 Jan 1890, St. Clair Co., IL; d. 6 Apr 1992, Granite City, IL; Bu.: St. John's Cem., Granite City, IL; Resident of Granite City, IL; M. Clarence Stallings (date & place not given), he died in 1958; Fa.: Cyrus Nolan Bailey; Mo.: Lucinda A. Darr; Survived by a son: Clarence A. Stallings of Granite City and formerly of Jacksonville; a sister: Almira VanOsdale of Hitchcock, TX; one grandson; and one great-grandson: Mac Britenstine of Jacksonville; Preceded by a granddaughter; Member of Daughters of Veterans of the War of 1812.

STAMBAUGH, Albert Eugene; b. 2 Nov 1923, Fulton Co., IL; d. 21 Oct 1979, Rushville, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Rushville, IL; Resident of Rushville; M. Maxine Smith on 13 Jan 1966 in Macomb, IL; Fa.: Rev. Earl W. Stambaugh; Mo.: Lula M. Stockwell; Survived by his parents of Browning; his wife; three daughters: Marsha, at home, Mrs. Cindy Kay Davis of rushville and Miss Lynn Ellen Stambaugh of Rushville; a son: Francis of Beardstown; two brothers: Junior and Donald of Browning; two sisters: Dorothy Schisler and Mrs. Margaret Hunter of Astoria; five grandchildren; Preceded by an infant son: Vaughn; and a brother: Davis.

STAMBAUGH, Edith M. (Grove); b. 20 Feb 1895, Astoria, IL; d. 30 Sep 1978, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Browning Cem., Browning, IL; Resident of Browning; M. Harry B. Stambaugh on 20 Jan 1913 in Astoria, IL, he died 14 Sep 1961; Fa.: Leonard Grove; Mo.: Lucy Wonderlick; Survived by three sons: Floyd, George and John, all of Browning; two daughters; Mrs. Phillip (Lenora) Dixon of Browning and Mrs. Carmen (Arlene) Burgard of Jacksonville; eight grand and eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; Preceded by two brothers and a sister.

STAMBAUGH, Elma Irene (Gobel); b. 22 Jul 1911, near Browning, IL; d. 30 Aug 1996, Monmouth, IL; Bu.: Sheldon's Grove Cem., near Browning, IL; A former Perry, IL resident; was residing at Monmouth at time of death; M. Mike Stambaugh on 15 Aug 1929 in Rushville, IL, he died 4 Jan 1986; Fa.: William Gobel; Mo.: Effie Moss; Survived by three daughters: Mrs. Gerald (Ramona) Quinn of Roseville, Mrs. James (Beulah) Focault of Carlsbad, NM and Angela Ruble of Payson; a son: Michael (wife, Sandy) Stambaugh of Palm Harbour, FL; nine grand and five great-grandchildren; two brothers: William Gobel of AZ and Virgil Gobel of Browning; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by an infant son: Homer Stambaugh; a daughter: Kathleen Osborne; two sisters: Cassie Perry and Ada Mae Gobel; and two brothers: Wilmer and Elmer Gobel.

STAMBAUGH, Floyd G. "Zeke"; b. 23 Mar 1914, Fulton, Co., IL; d. 18 Sep 1995, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Browning Cem., Browning, IL; Resident of Rushville; formerly of Browning; M. Leona Himmel on 18 Oct 1937 in Rolla, MO; Fa.: Harry B. Stambaugh; Mo.: Edith Grove; Survived by his wife; one son: Ted Stambaugh of Rushville; three grand and five great-grandchildren; one brother; John Stambaugh of Browning; two sisters: Mrs. Phillip (Lenora) Dixon of Browning and Mrs. Carmen (Arlene) Burgard of Jacksonville; Preceded by one brother: George Stambaugh.

STAMBAUGH, George L.; b. 13 Jun 1918, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 12 Aug 1984, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Browning Cem., Browning, IL; Resident of Rushville, IL; M. Betty Bates on 17 May 1952 in Peoria, IL; Fa.: Harry Stambaugh; Mo.: Edith Groves; Survived by his wife; a son: Joe Stambaugh of Peoria; two brothers: Floyd Stambaugh and John Stambaugh, both of Browning; and two sisters: Mrs. Lenora Dixon of Browning and Mrs. Arlene Burgard of Jacksonville.

STAMBAUGH, Howard; b. 9 Sep 1914, Browning, IL; d. 24 Apr 1981, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of Jacksonville; M. Jessie Withrow on 16 Mar 1940 in Palmyra, MO; Fa.: Charles Stambaugh; Mo.: Levina Painter; Survived by his wife; a son: Richard Stambaugh of Jacksonville; and five daughters: Mary Buster, Betty Smock, Judy Stambaugh and Norma Deatherage, all of Jacksonville, and June Kessinger Fox of Beardstown; 18 grandchildren; two brothers: Harley Stambaugh of Rockford and Mike Stambaugh of Perry; Preceded in death by one daughter, five sisters and four brothers.

STAMBAUGH, Jay A.; b. 14 Jun 1892, Hickory, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 22 Apr 1979, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Rushville Cem., Rushville, IL; Resident of Rushville, IL; M. Zilkie Fey on 12 Jul 1944 in Rushville, IL; Fa.: Lewis B. Stambaugh; Mo.: Carrie Warren; Survived by his wife; a son: Kelly of Houston, TX; three grand and two great-grandchildren; and four sisters: Mrs. Onna Newell and Mrs. Myrtle Merritt, both of Beardstown, and Mrs. Lillie Reibling and Mrs. Grace Hughes, both of Astoria; Preceded by a brother: Raymond.

STAMBAUGH, Jessie M. (Withrow); b. 22 Jul 1919, Beardstown, IL; d. 27 Jul 1984, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of Jacksonville; M. Howard Stambaugh on 16 Mar 1940 in Palmyra, MO, he died 24 Apr 1981; Fa.: William Richard Withrow; Mo.: Henrietta Parks; Surviving are a son: Richard "Dick" Stambaugh of Jacksonville; five daughters: Mrs. Joe (Mary Ann) Buster, Mrs. Glenual (Betty Lou) Smock, Mrs. David (Kathleen June) Fox, Judy Lee Stambaugh and Mrs. John (Norma Christine) Deatherage, all of Jacksonville; 20 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; six brothers: Gilbert of Peoria, Wilbur of La Punta, CA, Melvin, Eugene, Fred and Donald Withrow, all of Jacksonville; Preceded in death by a daughter: Virginia; and a sister.

STAMBAUGH, Louesia C. (Stevens); b. 1 Dec 1918, Browning, IL; d. 1 Mar 1991, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Hersman Cem., near Mt. Sterling, IL; Resident of Versailles, IL; M. Merlin C. Stambaugh on 15 Apr 1937 in Springfield, IL, he died 11 Nov 1983; Fa.: Archie Stevens; Mo.: Christina Sayers; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Ralph (Alice Faye) Dolezal of San Pierre, IN and Mrs. Darrell (Norma C.) Bereuter of St. Charles, MO; two sons: Darrell Gene and M. Eddie Stambaugh, both of Glenburn, ND; eight grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

STAMBAUGH, Louise (Tobin); b. 5 Jul 1909, Jacksonville, IL; d. 10 Feb 1996, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Calvary Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of Jacksonville; M. Thomas A. Stambaugh on 4 Jul 1968, he died 7 Apr 1978; Fa.: John F. Tobin; Mo.: Mayme M. German; Survived by one brother: Donald F. Tobin of Phoenix, AZ; one sister: Helen Quinlan; several nieces and nephews; Preceded by one sister: Marie Lahey; and two brothers: Edward and Fred William Tobin.

STAMBAUGH, Merlin C.; b. 2 Jul 1913, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 11 Nov 1983, Versailles, IL; Bu.: Hersman Cem.; Resident of Versailles, IL; M. Louesia C. Stevens (date & place not given); Fa.: Corbin B. Stambaugh; Mo.: Nellie McVicker; Surviving are his wife; two sons: Darrell and M. Eddie, both of Glenburn, ND; two daughters: Mrs. Ralph (Alice) Dolezal of San Pierre, IN and Mrs. Darrell (Norma) Bereuter of Iowa Park, TX; three brothers: Guy of Havana, Edward of Phoenix and Corbin of Granite City; a sister: Mrs. Walter (Fern) Blair of Morrilton, AR; and eight grandchildren; Preceded in death by a brother.

STAMBAUGH, Mike; b. 1 Apr 1903, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 4 Jan 1986, rural Perry, IL; bu.: Sheldons Grove Cem., Browning, IL; Resident of rural Perry, IL; M. Elma Gobel on 15 Aug 1929 in Rushville, IL; Fa.: Charles Stambaugh; Mo.: Lavina Painter; Survived by his wife; one son: Michael of Palm Harbor, FL; three daughters: Mrs. Gerald (Romona) Quinn of Roseville, IL, Mrs. James (Beulah) Foucault of Carlsbad, NM and Mrs. Randall (Angela) Ruble of Clayton, IL; nine grand and two great-grandchildren; and one brother: Harley of Rockford; Preceded by one son; one daughter; five brothers and seven sisters.

STAMBAUGH, Richard "Hank"; b. 31 Mar 1901, Wayne Co., IA; d. 27 Dec 1986, Rushville, IL; bu.; Messerer Cem., near Pleasant View, IL; Resident of Rushville, IL; WWI & WWII Army Veteran; M. Mary L. Hood (date not given) in Schuyler Co., IL, she died 22 Sep 1936; Fa.: Oscar A. Stambaugh; Mo.: Mary Hartley; Survived by one son: Richard E. of Frederick; one brother: Eli of Hemet, CA; two sisters: Helen Murice of Canton and Rachel Cook of San Diego, CA; four grand and four great-grandchildren; Preceded by one infant son; one brother; and one sister.

STAMBAUGH, Thomas A.; b. 5 Dec 1910, Virginia, IL; d. 7 Apr 1978, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Louise Tobin (date & place not given); Fa.: Albert Stambaugh; Mo.: Susan Miller; Survived by his wife; three sisters: Mrs. William (Mary) Redshaw of Galesburg, Mrs. Evelyn Steinert and Mrs. Thomas (Lorraine) Murray, both of Peoria; three brothers: George Stambaugh of Creve Coeur, Albert Stambaugh of Peoria and William Stambaugh of Escondido, CA; Preceded by a sister: Mrs. Cecil (Alma) Marr who died in Nov. 1971.

STAMBAUGH, Zilkie W. (Fey); b. 18 Feb 1901, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 6 Oct 1982, Rushville, IL; bu.: Rushville Cem., Rushville, IL; Resident of Rushville; M. Jay Stambaugh on 12 Jul 1944 in Rushville, IL, he died 22 Apr 1979; Fa.: Augustus Fey; Mo.: Hattie Lawler; Surviving are a stepson: Kelly Stambaugh of Houston, TX; three step grandchildren; a sister: Mrs. Minnie Busby of Mt. Sterling; four nieces and two nephews.

STANBERRY, Calvin R.; b. 6 Jul 1915, Ramsey, IL; d. 10 Jun 1985, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Arcadia Cem., Arcadia, IL; Resident of Arcadia; M. Margaret McGinnis on 3 Aug 1943; Fa.: John Stanberry; Mo.: Etta May Hester; Survived by his wife; one son: John of Sanford, FL; two daughters: Mrs. Russell (Lucille) Sanders of Lynnville and Mrs. Robert (Mildred) Harbaugh of Marquette Heights; a stepson: Roy Harms of Virginia; eight grandchildren; seven step grandchildren; and one great-grandchild; Preceded in death by five brothers and one sister.

STANBERRY, Joseph T.; b. 1 Jul 1906, near Ramsey, IL; d. 31 Oct 1982, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Bloomfield Cem., Scott Co., IL; Resident of Greenfield, IL; formerly of Scott Co., IL; M. Vera Kesterson on 20 Aug 1926 in Winchester, IL, she died 30 Sep 1970; Fa.: Ashley Stanberry; Mo.: Samantha Boyd; Survivors include their children: Myron (Barney) Stanberry of Mendon; Ralph Rex Stanberry of Waverly; Mrs. Russell (Beverly) Rice of Roodhouse; Larry T. Stanberry of Greenfield; Mrs. Ronald (Linda) Noga of Roodhouse; and James Stanberry of Mason City; 24 grand and six great-grandchildren; one sister: Mrs. Phyllis Stewart of PawPaw, MI; Preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.

STANBERRY, Ralph Rex; b. 23 May 1935, Scott Co., IL; d. 28 May 1995, rural Greenfield, IL; Bu.; (not given); Resident of rural Greenfield, IL; M. (not given); Fa.: Joseph Stanberry; Mo.: Vera Kesterson; Survived by two daughters: Melanie Workman of Chesterfield and Julie Howard of Waverly; six sons: David Graham of Washington, Nelson Stanberry of Hettick, Daryl Stanberry of Virden, Raymond Stanberry of Greenfield, Richard Stanberry of Waverly and John Stanberry of Waverly, IL; 11 grandchildren; one sister: Linda Noga of Roodhouse; and two brothers: Larry Stanberry of Greenfield and James Stanberry of Mason City; Preceded by one grandchild.

STANDEFER, Ally Z.; b. 5 Dec 1918, Greene Co., IL; d. 21 Dec 1994, Carlinville, IL; Bu.: Camp Butler National Cem., Springfield, IL; WWII Navy Veteran; Resident of Hettick, IL; M. Emily Allen on 27 Aug 1937 at St. Charles, MO; Fa.: John Standefer; Mo.: Flora Ferguson; Survived by his wife; a son: Ted of Petersburg; seven grand, 14 great-grand and two great-great-grandchildren; Preceded by two sisters: Rosalee Anderson and Ada Baker; and three brothers: Carl, Merle and Kenneth.

STANDEFER, Charles E.; b. 24 Jul 1918, Carrollton, IL; d. 10 Oct 1993, Carrollton, IL; bu.: Fernwood Cem., Roodhouse, IL; WWII Army Veteran; Resident of Carrollton; M. Ruth Vinyard on 15 Sep 1945, she died 6 Apr 1974; Fa.: Ebert Standefer; Mo.: Francis Mayberry; Survived by a brother: Clarence Standefer of Carrollton; and many nieces and nephews; Preceded by two sisters: Ruby and Rita Standefer; and one brother: Bob Standefer.

STANDEFER, Helen (Raffety); b. 21 May 1914, Morgan Co., IL; d. 17 Jul 1987, Carrollton, IL; bu.: City Cem., Carrollton, IL; Resident of Carrollton; M. Clarence Standefer on 5 Jul 1936 in Jerseyville, IL; Fa.: William Raffety; Mo.: Etna Overbey; Survived by her husband; two aunts: Margene Scharfenberg and Ruth Woods, both of Greenfield; one uncle: Edgar Raffety of White Hall; and two nephews: Norman Raffety and Michael Raffety, both of Hennepin; Preceded by one sister and one brother.

STANDEFER, Iona (Barton); b. 11 Aug 1923, Cowden, IL; d. 8 Oct 1995, Springfield, IL; Bu.: (not given); Resident of Jacksonville, IL; M. Robert K. Standefer on 17 Nov 1944, he died in 1990; Fa.: Roy Thomas Barton; Mo.: Mabel Loveta Bechtel; Survived by one daughter: Sandra Holder of Jacksonville; two grand and four great-grandchildren; one brother: Leroy Barton of Chapin; and one sister: Janette Winner of Chapin; Preceded by two sisters: Jewell Zoeller and June Hudson.

STANDEFER, Kenneth R.; b. 14 Jan 1914, near Greenfield, IL; d. 12 Oct 1991, Carlinville, IL; Bu.: Oak Wood cem., Greenfield, IL; Resident of rural Hettick, IL; Fa.: John Standefer; Mo.; Flora Ferguson; Survived by one brother: Ally of rural Hettick; and numerous nieces and nephews; Preceded by two brothers and two sisters.

STANDEFER, Nellie (Dawson); b. 12 Aug 1901, Macoupin Co., IL; d. 21 Nov 1982, Carrollton, IL; bu.: City Cem., White Hall, IL; A resident of Carrollton, IL; M. Robert H. Standefer on 24 Aug 1927, he died in 1958; Fa.: Henry Dawson; Mo.: Ella Clark; Surviving are a son: Richard Standefer of Jerseyville; a stepdaughter; Mrs. Wanda Cunningham of Carrollton; a grandchild; and a sister: Mrs. Lucille Fry of White Hall.

STANDEFER, Norma D. (Sperry) Hagaman; b. 11 Jul 1928, Joliet, IL; d. 22 Apr 1988, Naples, FL; bu.: Oak Grove Cem., Loami, IL; Resident of Naples, FL; formerly of Loami, IL; M. (1) Charles Hagaman Sr. (date & place not given), he preceded in death; (2) Joseph Standefer (date & place not given); Fa.: Russell Sperry; Mo.: Laura Coats; Survived by her husband of Naples; two sons: Charles Hagaman Jr. of Springfield and Rusty Hagaman of Peoria; a daughter; Louella Kay Hagaman of Springfield; nine grandchildren; four brothers: Russell Sperry Jr. of Witt, Wray Sperry of Naples, FL, Paul Sperry of New Berlin and Dale Looper of Rogers City, MI; four sisters: Shirley Hermes and Sue Olsen, both of Tallula, Donna Smith of Pleasant Plains and Dorothy Sommers of Springfield; Preceded by a son: Daniel.

STANDEFER, Robert K.; b. 22 Apr 1922, Carrollton, IL; d. 10 Jan 1990, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Iona Barton on 17 Nov 1944; Fa.: Ebert Standefer; Mo.: Frances Mayberry; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Sandra Holder of Jacksonville; two grand and two great-grandchildren; and two brothers: Clarence Standefer and Charles Standefer, both of Carrollton.

STANDISH, Albert J.; b. 12 Jul 1916, Jacksonville, IL; d. 21 May 1987, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Marietta Koss on 14 Jan 1938 in Bowling Green, MO; Fa.: Miles Standish; Mo.: Annie Fitzpatrick; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Lowell (Norma) Ankrom of Jacksonville; seven grand and seven great-grandchildren; three sisters: Miss Aileen Standish, Mrs. Grace Mitchell and Mrs. Earl (Elizabeth) Meyer, all of Jacksonville; and one brother: Ed of Salem, AR; Preceded by two brothers.

STANDISH, Edward Charles; b. 7 Jul 1906, Jacksonville, IL; d. 21 Aug 1995, Salem, Ar; bu.: Camp Cem., Camp, AR; Resident of Salem, AR; WWII Army Veteran; M. (1) Helen Wahl (date & place not given), she preceded in death; (2) Margaret DeVault (date & place not given); Fa.: Miles Standish; Mo.: Mary Anna Fitzpatrick; Survived by his wife; three stepsons: Michael R. Rogers of St. Charles, MO, Paul R. Rogers of Wirth, AR and Tom Rogers of Wheeling, AR; two stepdaughters: Lana M. Clark of Quincy and Charlene K. Worsham of Salem, AR; 10 grand and two great-grandchildren; three sisters: Aileen Standish of Jacksonville, Grace Mitchell of Ft. Collins, CO and Elizabeth Meyer of Springfield; several nieces and nephews; Preceded by three brothers: Miles Thomas Standish, John Leo Standish and James Albert Standish.

STANDISH, Helen (Wahl); b. 12 May 1916, Jacksonville, IL; d. 6 Sep 1982, Salem, AR; bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Edward C. Standish on 1 Jun 1936 in Kansas City, KS; Fa.: Lewis J. Wahl; Mo.: Lena German; Surviving are her husband; three sisters: Emma Henry of White Hall, Louise Wells of Lafayette, CA, and Charlotte Nash of New Hall, CA; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

STANDISH, John; b. 5 Mar 1914, Jacksonville, IL; d. 20 Oct 1981, Chandlerville, IL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; M. Sue Finn in 1940; Fa.: Miles Standish; Mo.: Anna Fitzpatrick; Surviving are his wife; two sons: John E. Standish of Petersburg and Tom Standish of Washington, IL; five daughters: Mrs. Mary Jo Tomaich of Greenville, SC, Patricia Gurnsey of Chandlerville, Irene Przybylaski of Springfield, Cathy Fishburn of Mascoutah, Theresa Standish of Springfield; 12 grandchildren; three sisters: Aileen Standish, Grace Mitchell and Lizzie Meyer, all of Jacksonville; two brothers: Ed Standish of Salem, AR, and Albert Standish of Jacksonville; He was preceded in death by a brother, Miles.

STANDISH, Miles T.; b. 19 Apr 1908, Morgan Co., IL; d. 1 Mar 1979, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; WWI Veteran; M. Miles Standish; Mo.: Anna Fitzpatrick; Survived by these brothers and sisters: Edward Standish of Salem, AR, Aileen Standish, with whom he made his home, Mrs. Homer (Grace) Mitchell of Jacksonville, John Standish of Chandlerville and Albert Standish and Mrs. Earl (Elizabeth) Meyer, both of Jacksonville; and several nieces and nephews.

STANDLEY, Alice (Laughary); b. 19 Nov 1908, Morgan Co., IL; d. 14 Sep 1983, Mulvane, KS; Bu.: Mulvane, KS; Former residents of the Concord, IL area; M. Marvin Standley (date & place not given); Fa.: Henry Lewis Laughary; Mo.: Myrtle Lyles; Surviving are her husband of Mulvane; two sons: Phillip of Mulvane and Leroy Marvin of Olympia, WA; a daughter: Mrs. Kay Rex of Belle Plains, KS; 11 grandchildren; a sister: Neomi Laughary Morris of Jacksonville; and four brothers: Carl and Otis Laughary of Jacksonville; John Martin Laughary of PA and Chelsea Dale Laughary of OK.

STANDLEY, C. Joseph; b. 27 Jul 1924, Jacksonville, IL; d. 25 Jan 1994, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Jacksonville, IL; WWII Air Force Veteran; Resident of Jacksonville, IL; M. Gloria Bentley on 25 Aug 1947 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Charles Howard Standley; Mo.: Mary Sullivan; Survived by his wife; eight children: Mrs. George (Gail) Eck of Alexander, Mrs. Tom (Beth) Teague of Springfield, Fred (Linda) Standley of Winchester, Charles (Becky) Standley of Springfield, Mrs. Mark (Kate) Evans of Jacksonville, Ed (Marilyn) Standley of Jacksonville, Mrs. Scott (Susie) Mikovich of Jacksonville, Dick (Bev) Standley of Woodridge; 16 grandchildren; and three sisters: Mrs. Bud (Mary Catherine) tiff of Kansas City, KS, Mrs. Robert (Grace) Duncan of Jacksonville and Mrs. Herschel (Brenda) Reiser of Jacksonville.

STANDLEY, Inez C. (Hickman); b. 23 Sep 1901, Barkley, IL; d. 5 May 1993, Fresno, CA; bu.: Oakwood Cem., Pittsfield, IL: Resident of Fresno, CA; M. (not given); Fa.: George Thomas Hickman; Mo.: Gertrude Susan Yokum; Survived by one son: Cameron Wayne Standley of Pittsfield; three grand and five great-grandchildren; Preceded by one sister: Dorothy; and one brother: Dwight.

STANDLEY, Irene (Rudisill); b. 26 Dec 1907, Arcadia, IL; d. 14 Jul 1981, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: (not given); Resident of Jacksonville; M. Russell Standley on 7 Aug 1920, he died in 1975; Fa.: Ralph Rudisill; Mo.: Mayme Delaney; Surviving are three children: Melba, wife of Robert Day of Jacksonville, James of Lincoln and Edward of Clairmont; nine grandchildren; one brother: Dale; and one sister: Bernita Benner, both of Jacksonville.

STANDLEY, M. Elizabeth (Zulauf); b. 14 Feb 1913, near Arenzville, IL; d. 25 Apr 1995, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Concord Cem., Concord, IL; Resident of Meredosia, IL; M. Roy Standley on 22 Aug 1937, he died 29 Jan 1965; Fa.: Henry Zulauf; Mo.: Mary Nash; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Fred (Mary) Carlton of Lomax and Mrs. Jack (Janie) Gregory of Meredosia; several nieces and nephews, including Paul Dennis Zulauf, who at one time lived with Mrs. Zulauf; six grand and eight great-grandchildren; two brothers: Edwin Zulauf of Buena Park, CA and Harold Zulauf of Beardstown; and two sisters: Mrs. Helen Andrew of Garland, TX and Mrs. Eileen Edlen of Sorrento, FL; Preceded by three brothers: Virgil, Wilbur and Wayne Zulauf.

STANDLEY, Marvin S.; b. 15 Feb 1912, Morgan Co., IL; d. 16 Nov 1985, Mulvane, KS; Bu.: Mulvane, KS; Resident of Mulvane, KS; M. Alice Dorothy Laughary (date & place not given), she died in 1983; Fa.: Richard J. Standley; Mo.: Emma Mae Dorand; Survived by two sons: Marvin L. Standley of Olympia, WA and Phillip Standley of Mulvane, KS; a daughter: Maureen Kay Rex of Wellington, KS; 11 grandchildren; and a sister: Beatrice Brockhouse of San Diego, CA.

STANDLEY, Maynard B.; b. 4 Jul 1921, Morgan Co., IL; d. 5 May 1993, Pendleton, Or; Bu.; Pendleton, OR; WWI Veteran (prisoner of war); Resident of Pendleton, OR; M. Alice Oxley (date & place not given); Fa.: Glenn Standley; Mo.: Stella Bourn; Survived by his wife; two sons: David and Rick; and one daughter: Paula; and one brother: Clarence of CA.

STANDLEY, Carl H.; b. 4 Feb 1890, Alton, KS; d. 17 Apr 1979, Rushville, IL; bu.: Griggsville Cem., Griggsville, IL; Resident of Griggsville, IL; M. (1) Martha Zimmerman (date & place not given), she preceded in death; (2) Dorothy Durham on 16 Oct 1936 in Pittsfield, IL; FA.: William Stanfield; Mo.: Lila Hartman; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Gladys Kanehl of Menomonee Falls, WI and Mrs. Alice Sonnek of Mequon, WI; a son: Donald of Van Nuys, CA; two brothers: Frank and Foster, both of Milwaukee, WI; five grand and two great-grandchildren.

STANFIELD, Dorothy M. (Durham); b. 15 Oct 1905, St. Joseph, MO; d. 10 Jul 1988, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Griggsville Cem., Griggsville, IL; Resident of Griggsville; formerly of Milwaukee, WI; M. Carl H. Stanfield on 16 Oct 1936 in Pittsfield, IL, he died 17 Apr 1979; Fa.: Henry Durham; Mo.: Jeanette Cheney; Survived by two nieces: Mrs. William P. (Eileen) Harschman of Griggsville and Mrs. Harry (Mildene) Maurer of Jacksonville; Preceded by one nephew: Frank L. Roberts; two brothers: Walter and Myrle; and three sisters: Jessie Hartman, Edith Ubben and Bertha Roberts.

STANFIELD, Eugene V.; b. 11 Mar 1920, Johnson Co., IA; d. 9 Feb 1988, Iowa City, IA; Bu.: St. Joseph Cem., Iowa City, IA; WWII Army Veteran; M. Lois E. Frederickson on 7 Sep 1940 in Iowa City, IA, she died 30 Dec 1975; Fa.: Claude Stanfield; Mo.: Suzanne Hudson; Survived by four sons: Larry and Dennis, both of Iowa City, Ronald of Cedar Rapids, IA and Lowell of Lisbon, IA; four daughters: Mrs. Robert (Janelle) Rhodes of Jacksonville, Mrs. Bill (Lois) Jensen of Iowa City, Mrs. Robert (Sue) Kaufmann of Riverside, IA and Mrs. Kevin (Diane) Asay of Twin Falls, ID; 27 grandchildren; and two sisters: Gladys Edle and Beulah Sentman, both of Iowa City.

STANFIELD, Frederick John; b. (not given), was 55 years of age at time of death, Butt Lane, England; d. 29 Jul 1984, St. Louis, MO; Bu.: (not given); Resident of rural White Hall, IL; M. Dorothy Robinson on 26 Sep 1952 in Oldham, Lancashire, England; Fa.: Frederick John Stanfield; Mo.: Ethel Shingley; Survived by his wife; one daughter: Leslie of Encino, CA; Preceded in death by a son, Mark.

STANFIELD, John W.; b. 27 Jan 1923, Savoy, KY; d. 24 Apr 1979, Springfield, IL; bu.: Oak Hill Cem., Taylorville, IL; Resident of Springfield; formerly of New Berlin, IL; M. Wilmogene Allison on 23 Feb 1947; Fa.: Fielden Stanfield; Mo.: Rhoda Tye; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Kathleen; and a son: John F. Stanfield of Springfield; and three sisters: Mrs. Elizabeth VanPelt of St. Cloud, MN, Mrs. Kathryn Roggero of Edinburg and Mrs. Louise Orlandi of Belleville.

STANFORD, Edith M. (Robertson) Bodine; b. 3 Jun 1903, Neola, IA; d. 15 Oct 1990, Beardstown, IL; bu.: Oakland Cem., Meredosia, IL; A former resident of Meredosia, IL; M. (1) Ira D. Bodine (date & place not given); (2) Earl Stanford (date & place not given), both husbands preceded in death; Fa.: Judge Harry L. Robertson; Mo.: Ingaletta Roane; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Don (Rose Marie) Grisham of Meredosia; one grandson: Thomas Grisham of St. Charles; two great-granddaughters; and one sister: Mrs. Ingaletta Gehant of Dixon; Preceded by three brothers and five sisters.

STANGER, Elmer E. "Sonny"; b. 30 Jun 1934, Dupo, IL; d. 11 Mar 1977, rural Carrollton, IL; Bu.: Valhalla Cem., Belleville, IL; Resident of Carrollton, IL; M. Patti Jo Carson (date & place not given); Fa.: Elmer Stanger; Mo.: Dora Nolte; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Tammy Sue and Jo Ellen, both of Carrollton; three children by a previous marriage: Terri Lee, Jean Marie and Gary Stanger, all of Pasadena, TX; and a brother: Donald of Belleville.

STANLEY, Chris L.; b. 23 Aug 1909, Cass Co., IL; d. 20 Aug 1988, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Green Pond Cem., Pearl, IL; Resident of Milton, IL; M. Florence Chaplin on 25 Aug 1934 in Pike Co., IL, she died 20 Jun 1976; Fa.: Louis Stanley; Mo.: Iva Jochish; Survived by three sons: Gerald of Carrollton and Carroll and Junior H., both of Milton; 12 grand and two great-grandchildren; and two brothers; Howard of Detroit and Ora of Milton.

STANLEY, Edith (Corcoran); b. 26 Sep 1903, Arenzville, IL; d. 20 Dec 1983, Beardstown, IL; bu.: Arenzville North Cem., Arenzville, IL; Resident of Virginia, IL; M. Oran Stanley in Jan. 1923 in Cass Co., IL, he died in Jun 1963; Fa.: George Corcoran; Mo.: Fannie Iser; Survived by a son: George Stanley of Beardstown; a sister: Mrs. Lillian Wilson of Arenzville; Preceded in death by two brothers.

STANLEY, Ella Virginia (McDowell); b. 7 Dec 1921, Clay Co., AR; d. 17 Apr 1978, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Smith Cem., northwest of Milton, IL; Resident of rural Pearl, IL; M. Howard N. Stanley in Jan. 1947; Fa.: Lester McDowell; Mo.: Ada Polston; Survived by her husband; a son: Oscar (Sonny) Anderson of Detroit, IL; two grandchildren; these sisters and brothers: Mary Peecher of Detroit, Marie Anderson of Keokuk, IA, L. D. McDowell of Ventura, CA, and Bernice McDowell of Milton.

STANLEY, Gerald L.; b. 10 Jul 1931, Pearl, IL; d. 4 Jan 1994, Quincy, IL; Bu.: Green Pond Cem., near Milton, IL; Resident of Pittsfield; formerly of Milton; M. Marguerite Evans on 24 Nov 1973 in Pearl, IL, she died 21 Jan 1992; Fa.: Chris Lamdon Stanley; Mo.: Florence Oma Chaplin; Survived by one daughter: Darla Stanley of Griggsville; one son: Roger Stanley of Griggsville; four stepdaughters: Shirley Pyatt of Kampsville, Judy Fletcher and Nancy Garrison, both of Jerseyville, and Joyce Perry of Utah; three stepsons: Harold Evans of Pittsfield, Gene Evans of Jacksonville and Donald Evans of Springfield; two grand, 20 step grand, 21 step great-grandchildren; one step great-great-grandchild; and two brothers: Carroll and Junior Stanley both of Milton.

STANLEY, Marguerita (Walk) Evans; b. 6 Jun 1917, Bedford, IL; d. 21 Jan 1992, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: Green Pone Cem., Pearl, IL; Resident of Carrollton, IL; M. (1) Oscar Stanley Evans on 22 Oct 1934 in Winchester, IL, he died 13 Feb 1969; (2) Gerald Stanley on 24 Nov 1973; Fa.: George Walk; Mo.: Dora Haden; Survived by her husband; four daughters: Shirley Pyatt of Kampsville, Judy Fletcher and Nancy Garrison, both of Jerseyville, and Joyce Perry of UT; three sons: Harold Evans of Pittsfield, Gene Evans of Jacksonville and Donald Evans of Springfield; one stepdaughter: Darla Stanley of Griggsville; one stepson: Roger Stanley of Griggsville; 20 grand, two step grand, and 21 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and a sister: Veda Miller of Chicago; Preceded by one grandson and one brother: George Walk.

STANSBURG, Gailand F. "Gail"; b. 4 Jan 1913, Roodhouse, IL; d. 2 May 1990, Alton, IL; bu.: Fernwood Cem., Roodhouse, IL Resident of Roodhouse, IL; M. Elizabeth Ash in 1932 at White Hall, IL; Fa.: Pearl "Pete" Stansbury; Mo.: Lillian Filson; Survived by his wife; one daughter: Jean Walter of Alton; two grandchildren: Gail Beiser and Scott Walter; three great-grandchildren; one brother: Lynn Stansbury of St. Louis, MO; and one sister: Lillian Beauchamp of roodhouse; Preceded by one brother: Ralph Stansbury.

STANSBURY, Elizabeth (Ash); b. 25 Jun 1916, Atlas, IL; d. 13 Mar 1994, Alton, IL; bu.: Fernwood Cem., Roodhouse, IL; M. Gailand F. Stansbury on 11 Aug 1932 in White Hall, IL, he died 2 May 1990; Fa.: William Ash; Mo.: Anna Sapp; Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Victor (Jean) Walter of Alton; two grand and three great-grandchildren; Preceded by her parents; one brother: William Eldon Ash; and one sister: Thelma Jouett.

STANSFIELD, Archie K.; b. 23 Oct 1894, Murrayville, IL; d. 5 Jun 1989, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: (not given); Resident of Jacksonville; M. Iva B. Riggs on 20 Aug 1921, she died 18 Nov 1958; Fa.: David Stansfield; Mo.: Alice Kingsley; Survived by two sons: Harold B. and Robert W., both of Jacksonville; seven grand and 16 great-grandchildren; Preceded by a daughter: Eva May Morrow; a grandson: Robert Harold Stansfield; and a great-grandson: Kyle Joseph Stansfield.

STANSFIELD, Kyle Joseph; b. 10 May 1987, Springfield, IL; d. 13 May 1987, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Parents were residents of Jacksonville; Fa.: Darryl Stansfield; Mo.: Kelly Cottingham; Survived by his parents; one brother: Jared; and two sisters: Kera and Tamara Stansfield, all of Jacksonville; paternal grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. Harold Stansfield of Jacksonville; maternal grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. Tom Cottingham of Jacksonville; paternal great-grandfather: Archie Stansfield of Jacksonville; and maternal great-grandmother: Odess Nevius of Campsville.

STANTON, Frances May; b. 10 Apr 1911, Chapin, IL; d. 28 Oct 1993, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Charles A. Stanton; Mo.: Sarah Elizabeth Lazenby; Survived by several cousins, including Florence Mullens of rural Jacksonville; Preceded by a brother: Norman Stanton.

STANTON, Gladys Lucille (Tibby); b. 9 Sep 1909, Paxton, IL; d. 3 Apr 1983, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Sulphur Springs Cem., Loami, IL; Resident of Loami; M. Virgil P. Stanton on 16 May 1935 in Paxton, IL, he died 17 Jan 1976; Fa.: William Thomas Tibby; Mo.: Sarah Margaret McHenry; Surviving are a daughter: Mrs. David (Reba Ann) Kozelka of Springfield; two sons: Richard W. and Harold D., both of rural Dawson; seven grandchildren; a sister: Mrs. Mae Elliott of Bluffton, IN; a brother: Earl E. Tibby of Gibson City; several nieces and nephews; Three brothers and two sisters preceded her in death.

STANTON, Howard A.; b. 28 Oct 1909, Sedalia, MO; d. 9 May 1982, Sedalia, MO; Bu.: Sedalia Cem., Sedalia, MO; Resident of Sedalia, MO; formerly of Springfield, IL; M. Helen (maiden, date & place not given); Fa.: Edward Stanton; Mo.: Linnie McMann; Surviving are his wife; one son: Gene Stanton of Louisville, KY and three grandchildren; one sister: Mrs. Geneva Greening of Loami and one brother: Merle Stanton of St. Petersburg, FL; Preceded in death by one brother and one sister.

STANTON, L. Blanche (Laws); b. 21 May 1898, Hettick, IL; d. 4 May 1990, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Gilead Baptist Cem., Hettick, IL; Resident of Hettick, IL; M. Edgar Stanton on 13 Jul 1917 in Carlinville, IL, he died in 1973; Fa.: Charles Laws; Mo.: Lenora Maguire; Survived by a daughter: Maxine Oxley of Palmyra; five grand and 10 great-grandchildren; Preceded by two daughters.

STANTON, Virgil P.; b. 15 Jan 1911, Loami, IL; d. 17 Jan 1976, Springfield, IL; bu.: Sulphur Springs Cem., Loami, IL; Resident of Loami; M. Gladys Lucille Tibby on 16 May 1935 in Paxton, IL; Fa.: Melvin Stanton; Mo.: Dovie Buck; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Reba Ann Kozelka of Joliet; two sons: Harold Duane of Chatham and Richard Wayne of Springfield; six grandchildren; a brother: George of Springfield; and two sisters: Zora Z. Colvin of Burlinghame, CA and Margaret Turnbow of East Peoria.

STAPLES, Thomas Gilbert; b. 3 Feb 1908, White Hall, IL; d. 20 Feb 1977, Springfield, IL; bu.: City Cem., White Hall, IL; WWII Army Veteran; Resident of Jacksonville, IL; M. (1) Kathryn Beauchamp (date & place not given), she died in 1942; (2) Rosie Zachary in Oct. 1952, she died in 1974; (3) Mabel Wheeler in Dec. 1975; Fa.: George S. Staples; Mo.: Lillie Newton; Survived by his wife; a son from his first marriage: Robert Staples of Jacksonville; one sister: Mrs. William (Martha) Ballou; and four nephews; a stepson: Alfred J. Hayes of Salem, OR; and a stepdaughter: Mrs. Stanley Hayes of Chapin.

STAPLETON, Catherine R. "Sis" (Maier); b. 12 May 1909, near New Berlin, IL; d. 18 Aug 1996, Humble, TX; Bu.: St. Mary's Cem., New Berlin, IL; Resident of New Berlin, IL; M. Leo B. Stapleton on 9 Jul 1929, he died in 1978; Fa.: Martin Maier; Mo.: Mary Gebhart; Survived by one son: Robert L. of New Berlin; two daughters: Mrs. James (Elizabeth) Casey of Humble, TX and Mrs. Thomas (Anne) Merritt of Middletown, MD; 10 grand and seven great-grandchildren; three sisters: Margaret Donovan of East Peoria, Alma G. Stanton and Alta G. Zeller, both of New Berlin; and several nieces, nephews and cousins; Preceded by one brother: Francis M. Gebhart; and one sister: Marian G. Marr.

STAPLETON, Clara V. (Meado) Ackelson; b. 10 Apr 1897, Pike Co., IL; d. 14 May 1989, Mt. Sterling, IL; bu.: Highland Memorial Gardens, Des Moines, IA; Resident of Mt. Sterling, IL; M. (1) Ray Ackelson (date & place not given), he died 13 Aug 1943; (2) Ferris Stapleton in Apr. 1948, he died 29 Jun 1966; Fa.: Charles Meado; Mo.: Bertha Waters; Survived by three grandchildren: Sharon Slagle, Bill Way and Kathy Way, all of Des Moines, IA; seven great-grandchildren; and two nieces: Mrs. Lavoie Hall of Quincy and G. Darlene Johnson of Clayton; Preceded by a daughter: Bernice Way.

STAPLETON, Dorotha (Staff); b. 20 Mar 1903, Jacksonville, IL; d. 8 May 1981, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Kenneth L. Stapleton on 18 Mar 1934 in Jacksonville, IL, he died in 1960; Fa.: John F. Staff; Mo.: Estella E. Rees; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Wayne (Nancy) L. Cully; a grandson: Carey Lance Cully; and a sister: Ruth M. Staff, all of Jacksonville.

STAPLETON, Leo B.; b. 29 Apr 1904, New Berlin, IL; d. 17 Sep 1978, rural Chatham, IL; Bu.: St. Mary's Cem., New Berlin, IL; Resident of Chatham, IL; M. Catherine Gebhart on 9 Jul 1929 in New Berlin, IL; Fa.: Patrick Stapleton; Mo.: Anastasia Leahy; Survived by his wife; a son: Robert L. of Springfield; and two daughters: Mrs. James A. (Betty) Casey of Humble, TX and Mrs. Thomas E. (Anne) Merritt of Middletown, MD; ten grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by ten brothers and sisters.

STAPLETON, Sallie (Robbins); b. 4 Sep 1895, Hardin Co., KY; d. 26 May 1994, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Island Grove Cem., Sangamon Co., IL; Resident of Alexander, IL; M. Walter Stapleton on 8 Jun 1920, he died 23 Dec 1974; Fa.: Irvin Robbins; Mo.: Katherine Hale; Survived by one son-in-law: Scott Stagall of rural Alexander; two grand and two great-grandchildren; and two brothers: Irvin of Sanderson, TX and Edwin Robbins of El Paso, TX; Preceded by one daughter: Mrs. Scott (Joyce Ann) Steagall; two brothers and four sisters.

STAPLETON, Stella M. (Hanrahan); b. 20 Aug 1901, New Berlin, IL; d. 18 Dec 1987, rural New Berlin, IL; bu.: St. Mary's Cem., New Berlin, IL; resident of rural New Berlin, IL; M. Edward P. Stapleton on 15 Jun 1920 in New Berlin, IL, he died 1 Aug 1975; Fa.: James Hanrahan; Mo.: Emma Kumle; Survived by four sons: Patrick and Thomas of Springfield and Charles and William of New Berlin; two daughters; Mrs. Delbert (Norma) Fairweather of New Berlin and Mrs. A. William (Stella) Pistorius of Springfield; 29 grand and 39 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by one grandson; four brothers; and three sisters.

STAPLETON, Timothy J.; b. 2 Aug 1884, New Berlin, IL; d. 27 Apr 1976, Springfield, IL; bu.: St. Mary's Cem., New Berlin, IL; Resident of New Berlin, IL; M. Mary Shanle on 4 Feb 1913 at Franklin, IL, she died 7 Jan 1969; Fa.: Patrick Stapleton; mo.: Anastasia Leahy; Survived by a daughter: Catherine Stapleton of New Berlin; two sons: James B. Stapleton of New Berlin and Tim J. Stapleton of Springfield; two grandchildren: Maureen Marie and Jimmy Stapleton, both of New Berlin; a brother: Leo B. Stapleton of Chatham; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by a son: Francis on 30 Mar 1972; and several brothers and sisters.

STAPLETON, Timothy J.; b. 19 Nov 1925, New Berlin, IL; d. 29 Jul 1990, Springfield, IL; bu.: Calvary Cem., Springfield, IL; WWII Army Veteran; Resident of Springfield; Fa.: Timothy J. Stapleton Sr.; Mo.; Mary Shanle; Survived by a sister: Catherine Stapleton of New Berlin; one brother: James B. Stapleton of New Berlin; a special friend: Marcia Williamson of Springfield; one niece: Maureen Stapleton of New Berlin; one nephew: James Timothy Stapleton of New Berlin; and several cousins; Preceded by one brother: Francis Stapleton.

STARCEVIC, Marian (Holmes); b. 14 Jun 1915, Greenfield, IL; d. 9 Dec 1984, Normal, IL; Bu.: Oak Wood Cem., Greenfield, IL; WWII Veteran; Resident of Normal, IL; Bu.: Oak Wood Cem., Greenfield, IL; WWII Veteran; Resident of Normal, IL; FA.: Virgil Holmes; Mo.: Fannie Berneice Smith; Survived by her husband; a daughter: Mrs. Susan Louise Respondek of East Detroit, MI; three grandchildren; one sister: Margaret Amelia Isenhart of Denver, CO; a brother: Raymond Holmes of Pinehurst, NC.

STARKWEATHER, Doris F. (Winner); b. (not given), she was 49 years of age at death, Virginia, IL; d. 11 Dec 1981, Springfield, IL; bu.: Farmingdale Cem., Farmingdale, IL; Resident of Springfield, IL; M. Donald Starkweather in 1953; Fa.: Vernon Winner; Mo.: Violet Maddox; Survived by her husband; three sons: Bruce, Ted and Scott, all of Springfield; a daughter; Terry Ellis of Springfield; three grandchildren; her parents; a brother: Gene Winner of Meredosia; two half-sisters: Mrs. Diane Barber of Jacksonville and Mrs. Deborah Joy of Chapin; several nieces and nephews.

STARK, Emma J.; b. 13 Nov 1887, Springfield, IL; d. 31 Dec 1981, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Oak Ridge Cem., Springfield, IL; Resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Springfield; Fa.: John Stark; Mo.: Emma Luther; Surviving are a sister: Mrs. William (Eva) Beal of Springfield, and a sister-in-law: Mrs. Helen Stark of Jacksonville, with whom she had resided for the past several years; and several nieces and nephews; Preceding in death were six brothers and a sister.

STARK, John W.; b. 7 Jan 1924, Jacksonville, IL; d. 1 Jan 1977, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; WWII Veteran; Resident of Jacksonville; M. Rosalie Decker on 13 Nov 1965; Fa.: John Stark; Mo.: Ida Bell; Survived by his wife; two sons: Ronald and Gary Decker of Jacksonville; a brother: Murrell of Jerseyville; a half-brother: Harold Sweeney of Thornton; and seven grandchildren.

STARKWEATHER, Eldon; b. 22 Oct 1920, Hettick, IL; d. 15 Mar 1986, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Carrollton, IL; Resident of Carrollton; M. Dorothy Rains on 25 Dec 1948; Fa.: John W. Starkweather; Mo.: Mildred Casteel; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. James (Cynthia) Snyder of Urbana; a son: Stanley Starkweather of Belleville; a granddaughter; and a brother: William J. Starkweather of Highland.

STARKWEATHER, Maggie Lee (Kinney); b. 19 Sep 1885, Hettick, IL; d. 23 Aug 1983, Carlinville, IL; Bu.: Gilead Baptist Cem., Hettick, IL; A resident of Hettick; M. C. P. Starkweather on 27 Feb 1907, he died in 1959; FA.: William T. Kinney; Mo.: Hulda Ribble; Survived by one daughter: Mrs. William (Naomi) Armstrong and a son: Jason, both of Hettick; seven grand, 16 great-grand; and four great-great-grandchildren; Preceded in death by a sister; a son; two daughters and a grandson.

STARKWEATHER, Mildred K. (Casteel); b. 1 Oct 1900, Hettick, IL; d. 27 Apr 1978, Palmyra, IL; Bu.: Gilead Baptist Cem., Hettick, IL; Resident of Palmyra, IL; M. William Starkweather (date& place not given), he died in 1963; Fa.: James Casteel; Mo.: Arra Bacon; Survived by two sons: William J. of Highland and Eldon of Carrollton; six grand and seven great-grandchildren.

STARLING, Hazel (True); b. 3 Nov 1913, Nortonville, IL; d. 10 Nov 1993, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of Jacksonville; M. Dale Starling on 25 Jun 1970 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: William H. True; Mo.: Lillie Mae White; Survived by her husband; a son: Marvin Bourne of Jacksonville; a daughter: Shirley Heberling of Jacksonville; a brother: Herbert True of Nortonville; a sister: Lena Chaudoin of Jacksonville; four grand and four great-grandchildren; Preceded by a brother: Marvin True; and a sister: Lora True Spencer.

STARNER, Harold Leslie; b. 3 Nov 1950, Nortonville, IL; d. 26 Jun 1987, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Youngblood Cem., Nortonville, IL; Resident of Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Everett Starner; Mo.: Mildred Witwer; Survived by his parents of rural Murrayville; one brother: Marvin Starner of Effingham; seven sisters: Ann Newingham and Lela Gillmore, both of Jacksonville, Marjorie Gray of Braidwood, Shelby Walls of Murrayville, Sie Wilford of Oskaloosa, IA, Mary Carver of Wilmington and Edith Little of Nortonville; nine nephews and 12 nieces.

STARNER, Tabitha Belle (Myers); b. 2 Apr 1892, Morgan Co., IL; d. 12 Nov 1986, Jerseyville, IL; Bu.; Youngblood Cem., Nortonville, IL; Resident of Jerseyville, IL; M. Claude Starner on 8 Mar 1916 in Jacksonville, IL, he died 21 May 1956; Fa.: Michael Simpson Myers; Mo.: Elizabeth Jane Dennis; Survived by one son: Everett Starner of Nortonville; six daughters: Margaret Walker of Jacksonville, Claudine Forrester of Roodhouse and Lucille Scott, Bertha Miller, Irene Depper and Irma Lane, all of Jerseyville; 40 grand, 102 great-grand and 23 great-great-grandchildren.

STARR, Gertrude (Willage); b. 19 Jul 1905, Quincy, IL; d. 18 Jan 1984, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Pekin, IL; Resident of Quincy, IL; formerly of Peoria, IL; M. William Starr on 20 Oct 1920 in Hannibal, MO, he died in 1957; Fa.: Charles Willage; Mo.: Nellie (maiden not given); Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Betty Kemple of Beardstown; a son: John of Peoria; a brother: Charles Willage of Cambridge; two sisters: Mrs. Isabell Curtis and Mrs. Irene Reed, both of Palmyra, MO; three grand and six great-grandchildren.

STARR, John Paul; b. (not given), he was 12 years of age at death; d. 5 Apr 1983, Cape Coral, FL; Bu.: Memorial Gardens Cem., Ft. Myers, FL; A resident of Cape Coral, FL; Fa.: Howard P. Starr; Mo.: Beverly (maiden not given); Survived by his father of Cape Coral; his mother, Mrs. Beverly Williams of North Ft. Myers, FL; two brothers; Howard P. Starr II, serving with the Army in West Germany and James D. Starr of Cape Coral; his maternal grandmother: Mrs. Mattie Starr of Carlinville; maternal grandmother: Mrs. Alice Mae Gillen of Plainview.

STASI, Nina Ma (Easley); b. 10 Oct 1923, Meredosia, IL; d. 14 Jul 1994, Chicago, IL; Bu.: Oakland Cem., Meredosia, IL; Resident of Chicago; formerly of Meredosia; M. John Stasi on 31 Dec 1941 in Louisiana, MO; Fa.: George Easley; Mo.: Letha Ballard; Survived by her husband; one son: Dominic Stasi of Newton; one daughter: Joyce Hahn of Walsenburg, CO; one brother: George Easley of Chapin; four sisters: Mrs. Everett (June) Blair and Mrs. Joe (Mary) Smith, both of Meredosia, Elaine Hilton of Cuba and Mrs. Bob (Sharon) Cockerill of Wildwood; and four grandchildren; Preceded by one sister; one son; and one brother.

STATEN, Charles Stanley; b. 7 Dec 1917, Weldon, IL; d. 1 Jun 1978, Caro, MI; Bu.: East Cem., Waverly, IL: Resident of Caro, MI; formerly of the Waverly, IL area; M. Mildred Black on 13 Mar 1954; Fa.: Ben Staten; Mo.: Viola Farley; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Jack (Shirley) Rose of Kalamazoo, MI and Mrs. Truman (Patrice) Worth of Vassar, MI; two sons: Mickie of Mayville, MS and Raymond of Caro, MI; 22 grand and four great-grandchildren; a brother: Dennis of Springfield; three sisters: Mrs. Betty Paddock of CT, Mrs. Leona Painter of Springfield and Mrs. Alvie (Edna) Johnson of Greenfield; and a foster son: Shawn Gibbs of MI; Preceded by a daughter.

STATLER, Mary Karen (Drogan); b. 21 Nov 1945, Jacksonville, IL; d. 11 Jun 1989, Waimanu, HI; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; A resident of Blue Mound, IL; formerly of Virginia, IL; M. (not given); Fa.: James D. Drogan; Mo.: Virginia Lee Waggoner; Survived by her mother of Virginia; a son: Michael Statler, serving with the Marine Corps in HI; a daughter: Mrs. Joseph (Jennifer) Wenskunas of Blue Mound; a grandson: Alex Mac Wenskunas of Blue Mound; a brother: James Dennis Drogan of Westport, CT; two nieces; and a nephew; Preceded by her father.

STATON, Leonard L. "Red"; b. 30 Jun 1928, Waverly, IL; d. 23 May 1982, Belvidere, IL; Bu.: East Cem., Waverly, IL; Navy Veteran; Resident of Waverly prior to residing in Belvidere; M. Barbara Mayes (date& place not given); Fa.: Irvin Staton; Mo.: Marie Brown; Surviving are his mother of Waverly; his wife; one daughter: Debbie Staton; two sons: Danny Staton and Ricky Staton, all of Belvidere and one grandchild; four sisters: Mary Florence VanDuyne of Wilmington; Verda Mae Lowder, Connie Lowder, both of Waverly, and Betty Beal of Denver, CO; four brothers: Irvin Jr., of Thornton, CO, William of Jacksonville, Robert of Princeton and Donnie of Harker Heights, TX.

STATON, Louis W.; b. 28 Jan 1914, Waverly, IL; d. 19 May 1993, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: East Cem., Waverly, IL; Resident of Waverly; M. Wanda Smith Baker on 29 Aug 1947; Fa.: Charles Staton; Mo.: Carrie White; Survived by his wife; a son: Dan Louis Staton of Virden; three daughters: Debra Jean Bailey of Jacksonville, Joyce Anderson of Byron, CA and Janet Heilman of Pekin; four grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter; Preceded by five brothers: Evan, Lloyd, Irvin, Jesse and LaRue Staton; and four sisters: Sally Sherrell, Thelma Brown, Marie Florian and Paulene Staton.

STATON, Marie Flora (Brown); b. 28 Nov 1908, Virginia, IL; d. 23 Aug 1995, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: East Cem., Waverly, IL; Resident of Waverly, IL; M. Irvin Leslie Staton on 6 Dec 1924 in Carlinville, IL, he died 12 Dec 1977; Fa.: Archie Brown; Mo.: Delia Pryor; Survived by four sons: Irvin Leslie Staton Jr. of North Glenn, CO, Charles William Staton of Dothan, AL, Robert Ray Staton of Princeton and Donald Eugene Staton of Harker Heights, TX; two daughters: Betty Jane Beal of Federal Way, WA and Connie Lou Lowder of Franklin; 38 grand, 49 great-grand and four great-great-grandchildren; two sisters: Emma Devos of Auburn and Ruth Colburn of Virden; a dear friend: Bill Williams of Raymond; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by one son: Leonard; two daughters: Mary VanDuyne and Verda Mae Lowder; six grandchildren and five brothers.

STAUFFER, Ada M. (Downs); b. 5 May 1915, Berdan, IL; d. 22 Feb 1992, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: Fernwood Cem., Roodhouse, IL; Resident of Roodhouse, IL; M. Charles Edmund Stauffer on 16 Aug 1930 in Manchester, IL, he died in 1940; Fa.: Frank Downs; Mo.: Sarah Montgomery; Survived by two sons: Edmund Wayne of East Alton and Darrell Stauffer of Roodhouse; one daughter: Marjeane Miller of Jerseyville; eight grand and eight great-grandchildren; and four sisters: Marie Landreth and Alma Dean Halvin, both of Roodhouse, and Bernice Frenz and Wreatha Bettis, both of White Hall; Preceded by an infant son; an infant daughter; and five sisters: Thelma Frances Downs, Mae Koster, Agnes Sabatage, Blanche Vestel and Sylvia Whittaker.

STAUFFER, Anna Cecil (Pruitt); b. 29 Jul 1894, Hillview, IL; d. 28 Feb 1982, White Hall, IL; Bu.: Valhalla Memorial Gardens, Godfrey, IL; M. Benjamin Stauffer on 10 Nov 1909 at Alton, IL, he died 28 Feb 1973; Fa.: Johnny Pruitt; Mo.: Mary Ellen Powell; Survivors include two daughters: Mrs. Elmer (Myrtle) Nolte of White Hall and Mrs. Edith Beck of Roodhouse; two grand and six great-grandchildren; one sister: Mrs. Ruth Collins of FL; two brothers: Nelson Stauffer of Mozier and Johnny Pruitt of Alton; Preceded in death by one son and three sisters.

STAUFFER, Esther (Phillips) McCleary; b. 10 May 1915, Griggsville, IL; d. 6 Jul 1992, Barry, IL; bu.: Griggsville Cem., Griggsville, IL; A former resident of Griggsville; M. (1) Elvin McCleary in 1936, he died 24 Dec 1963; (2) Elmer Eugene Stauffer on 22 Dec 1967 in Baylis, IL; Fa.: Rhea Phillips; Mo.: Agnes Bonnett; Survived by her mother of the Clarkston Court Nursing Center in Pittsfield; her husband; one son: Phillip McCleary of Blandenville; one stepdaughter: Mrs. Delbert (Freda) Sheppard of Pittsfield; four stepsons: Gene Allen Stauffer of St. Charles, MO, William Henry Stauffer of Blue Mound, Richard Lee Stauffer of Pittsfield and Donald Bruce Stauffer of Griggsville; three grand; 15 step grand; four great-grand and four step great-grandchildren; and one sister: Elinor Musgrave of Griggsville; Preceded by her father; a daughter in infancy; and a step granddaughter.

STAUFFER, Eva L. (Mercer); b. 19 Apr 1897, Perry, IL; d. 6 Dec 1981, Quincy, IL; bu.: Wilson Cem., Perry, IL; Resident of Perry, IL; M. R. L. Stauffer on 25 Dec 1937 in Louisiana, MO; Fa.: Edward Mercer; Mo.: Elizabeth Aiken; Surviving are one son: Gilbert of Florence, AL; four grandchildren; one sister: Mrs. Eugene (Mary) Wisely of Sunset Home in Quincy; two nephews; She was preceded in death by an infant brother.

STAUFFER, Freda (Fitzpatrick); b. 9 Mar 1904, Kinderhook, IL; d. 23 Jul 1987, Barrien Springs, MI; bu.: West Cem., Pittsfield, IL; Resident of Barrien Springs, MI; formerly of Pike Co., IL; M. Floyd Stauffer in Jun 1921, he died in 1971; Fa.: George Fitzpatrick; Mo.: Della Farmer; Survived by one sister: Mrs. Frances Welbourne of St. Joseph, MI; Preceded by one brother: Bob Fitzpatrick.

STAUFFER, Judith Kay (Martin); b. (not given), Baylis, IL; d. 16 Jul 1994, Blue Mound, IL; bu.: Woodland Cem., Woodland, IL; Resident of Blue Mound, IL; M. William H. Stauffer in 1960; Fa.: Ralph M. Martin; Mo.: Ora Ola Henthorn; Survived by her husband; her mother: Ora Breuchaud and stepfather: Amos, of Oakley; one daughter: Mrs. Donald (Julie) Koehler of Macon; two sons: William H. Stauffer Jr. of Blue Mound and Christopher P. Stauffer of Albuquerque, NM; three grandchildren; two brothers: Ronald K. (wife, Theresa) Martin of Quincy and Edward t. (wife, Anne) Martin of Clinton; and one sister: Mrs. Roger (Mary Jane) Grotjan of Decatur; Preceded by her father.

STAUFFER, Leola May "Blondie" (Crain) Rice; b. 19 May 1919, Roodhouse, IL; d. 16 Jul 1984, Lakewood, CO; Bu.: (not given); M. (1) Russell Rice Sr. (date& place not given); (2) Allen Stauffer (date& place not given), both husbands preceded in death; Fa.: Frank Crain; Mo.: Ruth Hardwick; Survived by two daughters: Marion (Tootie) Neff of Ewing, MO and Mrs. Marvin (Ruth) Lathery of Westminster, CO; a son: Russell Rice, Jr. of Roodhouse; seven grandchildren; three brothers: William (Red) Crain of St. Petersburg, FL, Bob Mathews of Roodhouse and Jack Mathews of White Hall; and one sister: Viola Simmons of White Hall.

STAUFFER, Loyd A.; b. 16 Feb 1909, Baylis, IL; d. 14 Jun 1990, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Griggsville Cem., Griggsville, IL; Resident of Griggsville, IL; M. Harriet Rust on 24 Feb 1934 in Pittsfield, IL; Fa.: Christopher Stauffer; Mo.: Altah Armstrong; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Charles L. (Pat) Kurtz of Griggsville and Mrs. Dean (Janice) Booth of Seneca; two sons: L. A. Stauffer of Kirkwood, MO and Jim Stauffer of Olathe, KS; 10 grand; two step grand and four great-grandchildren; two sisters: Maude Carroll of Pittsfield and Evelyn Langfal of Smithfield, NC; and four brothers: Robert Stauffer of Alton, Gene Stauffer of Griggsville, Tom Stauffer of Wood River and Jack Stauffer of Spring, TX; Preceded by his parents; one granddaughter: Dena Kay Taylor; and one brother: Everett Stauffer.

STAUFFER, Raymond Lyle; b. 5 May 1907, Griggsville, IL; d. 28 Jan 1988, Florence, AL; Bu.: Wilson Cem., Perry, IL; WWII Army Veteran; Resident of Killen, AL; M. Eva Mercer on 25 Dec 1937 in Louisiana, MO, she died in Dec. 1981; Fa.: Christopher Stauffer; Mo.: Mattie Rader; Survived by a son: Gilbert E. Stauffer of Florence, AL; four grandchildren; and a brother: Winfred Stauffer of Griggsville; Preceded by two brothers: Howard and Ralph.

STAUFFER, Ronald G.; b. 7 Dec 1938, Pontiac, MI; d. 20 Jul 1982, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Oak View Cem., Royal Oak, MI; Resident of Ferndale, MI; Fa.: Guy Stauffer; Mo.: Cora Jackson; Survived by the following aunts and uncles: Mrs. Willard Spencer of Roodhouse, Mrs. Elliott of Woodson, Brice Jackson of Laverne, OK, Henry G. Jackson Sr. and Bruce Jackson, both of Jacksonville; Preceded by a sister: Cecily Stauffer.

STAUFFER, Shirley Louise (Bennett); b. 8 Apr 1936, Pike Co., IL; d. 12 Jul 1981, St. Louis, MO; bu.: Griggsville Cem., Griggsville, IL; Resident of Kirkwood, MO; M. L. A. Stauffer on 7 Aug 1956 in Pittsfield, IL; Fa.: Clyde Bennett; Mo.: Pauline Barker; Surviving are her husband; three daughters: Paul B., Leanna K. and Robin, all at home; and one son: Ted of Fortville, IN; two sisters: Mrs. Barbara McKinney of Winchester and Mrs. Bessie Marquis of Biggs, CA.

STAUFFER, Stella (Henson) Conkright; b. 27 Dec 1910, Pike Co., IL; d. 10 Sep 1997, Pittsfield, IL; bu.: West Cem., Pittsfield, IL; Resident of Pittsfield; M. (1) Fred Conkright on 28 Jan 1933, he died 15 May 1958; (2) G. V. Stauffer on 21 Jun 1961, he died 10 Nov 1974; Fa.: Alex Henson; Mo.: Arvilla Linn; Survived by one stepson: John Stauffer of Ft. Wayne, IN; two step grandchildren; two sisters: Mrs. Russell (Mary) Tucker of the Pittsfield Manor Nursing Home and Mae Taylor of Pittsfield; and several nieces and nephews.

STAUFFER, Susan Emily (Orrill); b. 17 May 1917, Pike Co., IL; d. 17 Jan 1994, Pittsfield, IL; bu.: Griggsville Cem., Griggsville, IL; A former resident of Griggsville; M. Howard Stauffer (date not given) in Griggsville, IL, he died in 1979; Fa.: Thomas Orrill; Mo.: (not given); Survived by several cousins; Preceded by her parents and one brother: Thomas Orrill Jr.

STAUFFER, William E.; b. 13 Oct 1924, Brighton, CO; d. 19 May 1996, Baylis, IL; Bu.: Baylis, IL; WWII Army Veteran; Resident of Baylis; M. Maxine Dolly Tunget on 22 Apr 1950 in Pittsfield, IL; Fa.: W. T. Stauffer; Mo.: Mina Alice Risley; Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mrs. Steve (Marilyn Sue) Reeder of New Hartford; one son: Michael William (wife, Louise) Stauffer of Palmyra, MO; and four grand and two great-grandchildren; Preceded by one sister who died in infancy.

STAUFFER, Winfred; b. 17 Apr 1903, Griggsville, IL; d. 9 Oct 1990, Quincy, IL; bu.: Griggsville Cem., Griggsville, IL; Veteran; Resident of the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy, IL; formerly of Griggsville, IL; Fa.: Christopher Stauffer; Mo.: Mattie Rader; Survived by several nieces and nephews and numerous cousins; Preceded by his parents and four brothers: Faye, Ralph, Howard and Lyle.

STAUSS, Hannah Louise (McKean); b. 5 Feb 1920, near Murrayville, IL; d. 20 Apr 1992, Titusville, FL; Bu.: IN; Resident of Titusville, FL; M. William Stauss (date & place not given); Fa.: Howard E. McKean; Mo.: Mayme A. (maiden not given); Survived by her husband; one son: Richard M. Baker of New Carlisle, IN; one daughter: Candace Snyder of Claypool, IN; seven grand and three great-grandchildren; six brothers: James of Woodson, Charles of Franklin, John of Houston, TX, Gene of Peoria, Jesse of St. Louis, MO and Ed of New Port News, VA; and two sisters: Mrs. Clyde (Margaret) Manley of Wood River and Helen Hicks of Woodson.

STAUTER, Margaret (Scott); b. 21 Jun 1911, Carrollton, IL; d. 30 Jun 1978; bu.: Pleasant View Cem., Assumption, IL; M. Leslie H. Stauter in June 1938, he died in 1959; Fa.: Rollins L. Scott; Mo.: Ada Farrelly; Survived by her father of Carrollton; three children: Scott L. Stauter Jr. of Mountain View, CA and twin daughters: Mrs. Ronald (Jane) Beck of Mendon and Mrs. Charles (Janet) Kemper of Tolono; six grandchildren; and two brothers: James F. Scott of Houston, TX and Albert W. Scott of Carrollton; Mother preceded in death in 1968.

STAYTON, Doris Lee (Ruyle); b. 8 Mar 1910, near Scottville, IL; d. 3 Jan 1990, Springfield, IL; bu.: Hettick Family Cem., Scottville, IL; resident of rural Palmyra, IL; M. Marvin Stayton on 12 May 1937 in Carlinville, IL; Fa.: Belus H. Ruyle; Mo.: Martha Arnold; Survived by her husband; a son: Walter of Greenview; and three granddaughters.

STAYTON, Herley; b. 13 Oct 1916, Carlinville, IL; d. 27 Mar 1982, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: East Cem., Waverly, IL; Resident of Waverly, IL; M. Nettie Gunn on 9 Mar 1938; Fa.: William Stayton; Mo.: Clarissa Dundon; Surviving are his wife; six sons: James of Girard, Richard of Waverly, Alfred, Kendall, David and Donald, all at home; two daughters: Mrs. Ruby Mabe of Rochester and JoAnn Stayton, also at home; eight grandchildren; three sisters: Mrs. Iva Straub and Mrs. Lela Brown, both of Carlinville, and Mrs. Zula Grider of Springfield; two brothers: Marvin Stayton of Palmyra and Ted Stayton of Carlinville; Preceded in death by two sisters; one brother and two grandchildren.

STAYTON, Nettie E. (Gunn); b. 21 Feb 1920, Lowder, IL; d. 28 Jul 1986, Springfield, IL; bu.: East Cem., Waverly, IL; Resident of rural Waverly, IL; M. Herley F. Stayton on 9 Mar 1938, he died 28 Mar 1982; Fa.: James W. Gunn; Mo.: Georgia Pearl Shepherd; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Ruby Mabe of Rochester and Joanne Stayton of Waverly; six sons: James of Girard, Richard, Alfred, Kendall, David and Donald, all of Waverly; one brother: Charles Gunn of Waverly; one sister: Mary Ann Williams of Decatur; and eight grandchildren.

ST. CLAIR, Eileen (Turner) Simmons; b. 26 Feb 1921, Modesto, IL; d. 5 Aug 1989, rural Shipman, IL; bu.: Oak Hill Cem., Palmyra, IL; Resident of Shipman, IL; M. (1) Robert H. Simmons in 1942, he died in 1945; (2) Leo St. Clair in 1946 at Alton, IL; Fa.: (not given); Mo.: Pearl E. Turner; Survived by her husband; one daughter: Vicky Bilbruck of Gillespie, Jeffery St. Clair of Brighton and Randy St. Clair of Rose Hill; 18 grand and 8 great-grandchildren.

STEADMAN, Edward L.; b. 1 Jan 1910, Chicago, IL; d. 21 Dec 1984, Virden, IL; Bu.: Ashland Cem., Ashland, IL; M. Ellen Baxter of Ashland (date & place not given), she died in March 1974; Parents: (not given); Survived by one daughter: Sarah Lankton of Northbrook; and two grandchildren.

STEADMAN, Ellen (Baxter); b. 7 Nov 1919, Springfield, IL; d. 11 Mar 1984, Northbrook, IL; Bu.: (not given); A former Ashland, IL resident; M. Ed Steadman (date & place not given); Fa.: William Baxter; Mo.: Willie Amelia Mitchell; Survived by her husband in Auburn; a daughter: Sarah Steadman Lankton of Northbrook; two grandchildren; and a brother: Dr. John Baxter of Los Altos Hills, CA; Preceded in death by a sister: Jane Baxter Frye.

STEADMAN, Etna Arvilla (Jarrett); b. 20 Feb 1892, Maxwell, IL; d. 18 Jun 1991, Virden, IL; Bu.: Sulphur Springs Cem., Loami, IL; Resident of Waverly, IL; M. Morris W. Steadman on 1 Jun 1936 in Independence, KS, he died in 1984 at the age of 100 yrs; Fa.: Lewis Bernard Jarrett; Mo.: Mary May Alexander; Survived by her sister: Ruth Turner of Waverly, with whom she had made her home since Aug. 1984; two step grandchildren: Craig Steadman and Nicole Lewis; two nephews: Dr. R. M. Jarrett Sr. and Everett J. Turner; two nieces: Frances Stewart and Imogene Okes; 14 great-nieces and nephews; and 31 great-great nieces and nephews; Preceded by a stepson: Roger Steadman; a half-sister: Clara Jarrett Tutton; three brothers: Ernest, William and L.M. "Max" Jarrett.

STEADMAN, Mary A. (Lent); b. 25 Mar 1885, Brown Co., IL; d. 22 Feb 1979, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Beardstown, IL; Resident of Beardstown; M. George B. Steadman (date & place not given), he died 23 Oct 1963; Fa.: Elwood Lent; Mo.: Mary Cross; Survived by four daughters: Mrs. M. R. (Frances) Lahey of Grosse Pointe, MI, Mrs. T. J. (Alberta) Hix of Elgin, Mrs. Bertel V. (Earlee) Leaf of Barrington and Mrs. Milton (Margaret) McClure of Beardstown; seven grand and 20 great-grandchildren.

STEADMAN, Morris W.; b. 29 Nov 1883, Beresford, SD; d. 31 May 1984, Virden, IL; Bu.: Sulphur Springs Cem., Loami, IL; A resident of Waverly, IL; M. Etna Arvilla Jarrett on 1 Jun 1936; Fa.: John Steadman; Mo.: Ellen Owens; Survived by his wife; one sister: Lillian Scheuler of Sun City AZ; two grand and four great-grandchildren; Preceded by a son and four brothers.

STEAGALL, Joyce Ann (Stapleton); b. 30 Sep 1932, Jacksonville, IL; d. 9 Dec 1979, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Woodwreath Cem., Island Grove, IL; Resident of Jacksonville, IL; M. Scott Steagall on 26 Dec 1951 in Alexander, IL; Fa.: Walter D. Stapleton; Mo.: Sallie Robbins; Survived by her husband; her mother of Jacksonville; two children: Richard L. of Peoria and Mrs. Michael (Robyn) McCracken of Alexander.

STEARNS, Georgila L. (Orebauch); b. 26 Dec 1919, Baylis, IL; d. 21 Feb 1996, Paducah, KY; Bu.: Memorial Park Cem., Galesburg, IL; Resident of Joppa; formerly of Galesburg; M. Richard H. Stearns (date & place not given), he died 28 Nov 1970; Fa.: George Orebauch; Mo.: Nina Powell; Survived by one son: Randle of Coal Valley; two daughters: Mrs. William (Jane) Castleman of Hillerman and Deborah Joens of Marion; two sisters: Opal Barclay of Macomb and Bernice Seaborn of Beardstown; nine grand and 12 great-grandchildren; Preceded by one brother and one granddaughter.

STECKEL, Clarence Francis; b. 18 Sep 1895, Carrollton, IL; d. 12 Sep 1983, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: City Cem., White Hall, IL; WWI Veteran; M. Gladys Boone (date & place not given), she died 24 Jun 1965; Fa.: Henry J. Steckel; Mo.: Bertha Pendt; Survivors include two daughters: Mrs. Ray (Nancy) Roark of Kane and Mrs. George (Marion) Winters of Imperial, MO; two sons: David Steckel of Carrollton and Mark of White Hall; one brother: Fred of Jerseyville; one sister: Mary L. Steckel of White Hall; 19 grand and eight great-grandchildren; Preceded in death by a daughter and a son.

STECKEL, Donna J. (Osborne); b. 19 Nov 1936, Roodhouse, IL; d. 20 Mar 1982, Springfield, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Carrollton, IL; Resident of Carrollton, IL; M. David Steckel on 17 Mar 1954 in Alton, IL; Fa.: Charlie Osborne; Mo.: Eva Brown; Survived by her husband; four daughters: Brenda Evans and Mrs. Dan (Shela) Lake, both of Carrollton, Zena and Judy Steckel of White Hall; three sons: Marc Steckel of White Hall, Brian and Greg Steckel, at home; three grandchildren; four sisters: Dorothy Jones of Manchester, Iola Basham of Murrayville, Betty Willis and Viola Seymour, both of Lyn Center; and four brothers: Kenneth of Eldorado, KS, Edward, Henry and Sam Osborne, all of Roodhouse.

STECKEL, George F.; b. 1 Aug 1893, Carrollton, IL; d. 15 Jan 1976, Carrollton, IL; bu.: Oakwood Cem., Greenfield, IL; Veteran; Resident of rural Greenfield; M. Lula Manz on 12 May 1919 in Carrollton, IL; Fa.: Phillip Steckel; Mo.: Tressa Goll; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Garrett (Alta) Melvin of Greenfield; and three sons: Phillip and George of Greenfield and Francis of Roodhouse; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild; and one sister: Mrs. E. L. Besse of Falmouth, MS; Preceded by a half-brother: Lawrence Steckel.

STECKEL, Kara Lynne; b. 9 Nov 1964, Jacksonville, IL; d. 4 Dec 1983, south of White Hall, IL; Bu.: City Cem., White Hall, IL; Resident of White Hall; Fa.: Mark Steckel; Mo.: Joyce McCaherty; Surviving are her parents; a sister: Julie, at home; her grandparents: Mr. and Mrs. Henry McCaherty of Hillview.

STECKEL, Lawrence A.; b. 31 Jul 1930, Jacksonville, IL; d. 22 Aug 1977, Springfield, IL; Bu.: St. John's Cem., Carrollton, IL; Korean War Air Force Veteran; resident of Carrollton; M. Patricia Carmody on 27 Jun 1964 in Carrollton, IL; Fa.: Lawrence Steckel; Mo.: Loretta (maiden not given); Survived by his wife; his mother of Carrollton; three sons: Larry, Gregg and Stephen, all at home; and one brother: Robert C. Steckel of Jerseyville.

STECKEL, Lula (Manz); b. 15 Mar 1891, Greene Co., IL; d. 12 Oct 1988, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: Oak Wood Cem., Greenfield, IL; Resident of Greenfield; M. George E. Steckel on 12 May 1919 in Carrollton, IL, he died 15 Jan 1976; Fa.: Henry Manz; Mo: Mary Evelyn King; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Garrett (Alta) Melvin of Greenfield; three sons: Francis and George, both of Roodhouse, and Phillip of Carrollton; five grandsons; and two great-grandchildren; Preceded by four brothers and a sister.

STECKEL, Mary Imogene (McElroy); b. 18 Oct 1930, rural Greenfield, IL; d. 2 Oct 1993, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Oak Wood Cem., Greenfield, IL; Resident of rural Roodhouse; M. George M. Steckel on 28 Aug 1948 in Greenfield, IL; Fa.: James Newton McElroy; Mo.: Maude Rimbey; Survived by her husband; two sons: John of Quincy and Jim (Suzanne) of Jacksonville; one grandchild; one sister: Lucille Perry of Santa Cruz, CA; and one first cousin who was raised in her parent's home: Mary Baker of Alexander; Preceded by one sister: Margaret Prather; and one brother: James Leo McElroy, in infancy.

STECKEL, Mary Loretta (Carmody); b. 23 Mar 1898, Carrollton, IL; d. 8 Jun 1987, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: St. John's Cem., Carrollton, IL; Resident of Carrollton; M. Lawrence Steckel (date & place not given), he died in 1965; FA.: Thomas Carmody; Mo.: Mary Ellen Vaughn; Survived by one son: Robert Steckel of Jerseyville; seven grandchildren; two sisters: Florence Osterman and Louise Osterman, both of Carrollton; two brothers: Harold Carmody of Carrollton and James Carmody of Quincy; Preceded by one son; one brother and two sisters.

STECKEL, Mary Louise; b. 27 Nov 1906, White Hall, IL; d. 24 Jun 1987, White Hall, IL; bu.: City Cem., White Hall, IL; Resident of White Hall; Fa.: Henry J. Steckel; Mo.: Bertha Pendt; Survived by a brother: Fred Steckel of Jerseyville; and eight nieces and nephews; Preceded by a brother: Clarence.

STECKEL, Patricia Ann (Carmody); b. 12 Sep 1930, Carrollton, IL; d. 23 Jun 1995, Springfield, IL; Bu.: St. John's Catholic Cem., Carrollton, IL; Resident of Carrollton; M. Lawrence A. Steckel on 27 Jun 1964 at Carrollton, IL, he died 22 Aug 1977; Fa.: Edward M. Carmody; Mo.: Florence Mahoney; Survived by three sons: Larry (wife, Sandy) Steckel of Richview, Greg Steckel and Steve Steckel, both of Champaign; two sisters: Gerry Carmody of Springfield and Mary O'Brien of Middletown, CA; and one brother: Carl Carmody of Carrollton.

STECKEL, Paul B.; b. 16 Sep 1922, White Hall, IL; d. 19 Aug 1983, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Winchester, IL; Army Air Force WWII Veteran; Resident of Winchester; M. K. Yvonne Howell on 28 Nov 1947 in Murrayville, IL; Fa.: Clarence F. Steckel; Mo.: Gladys Boone; Survived by his father; his wife; two sons: Zane of Carlinville; Lance of rural Winchester; four grandchildren; two brothers: David of Carrollton and Mark of White Hall; two sisters: Nancy Roarke of Kane and Marion Winters of Imperial, MO; Preceded in death by one sister.

STECKER, Cyrus A.; b. 27 Aug 1887, East Straudsburg, PA; d. 20 Aug 1976, Rantoul, IL; Bu.: West Cem., Pittsfield, IL; Resident of the Martinsburg Twp. area of Pike Co., IL; M. Ina Belle Ruble on 10 Mar 1917; Fa.: Peter James Stecker; Mo.: Lydia Ardella Hartman; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Thelma Fitch of Springfield; two sons: Ralph of Rantoul and Paul of Bulpitt; two sisters; Mrs. Maude Werkeheiser of Allentown, PA and Mrs. Lelia Picone of New Orleans, LA; one brother: Ralph Stecker of Indianapolis; 12 grand and ten great-grandchildren.

STECKER, Paul C.; b. 19 Jan 1930, Pittsfield, IL; d. 13 Dec 1990, Quincy, IL; Bu.: West Cem., Pittsfield, IL; Resident of Loraine, IL; formerly of Pittsfield, IL; M. June Booher (date & place now given); Fa.: Cyrus Stecker; Mo.: Ina Ruble; Survived by his wife; four sons: Timothy of Dallas, TX, Terry and Paul II, both of Springfield, and Torry of Pittsfield; four daughters: Wrenda Kline, Paula Keller and Lee Ann Logan, all of Springfield, and Diana Stecker of Curran; one brother: Ralph of Champaign; two stepdaughters: Sharon Minor of Hamilton and Patty Hall of Quincy; seven grand, two step grand and two step great-grandchildren; Preceded by his parents; one sister; one daughter; and one step grandson.

STEELE, Allen B. "Tucker"; b. 28 Aug 1914, Nilwood, IL; d. 15 Mar 1993, St. Petersburg, FL; Bu.: Fernwood Cem., Roodhouse, IL; Raised by Chester & Effie Steele Tucker; Resident of St. Petersburg, FL; formerly of Roodhouse, IL; Fa.: Charles Tucker; Mo.: Fannie Allen; Survived by several cousins, including Avanel Jackson and Effie Havlin, both of Roodhouse; and two nieces, including Gerry Grizzle Coyle of Jacksonville; Preceded by four brothers: Harry, Ray, Howard and James; and three sisters: Mabel, Emma and Ruth.

STEELE, Anna Margaret (Alexander); b. 24 Jan 1926, Jacksonville, IL; d. 14 Nov 1979, Santa Ana, CA; Bu.: Santa Ana, CA; Resident of Santa Ana, CA; M. William M. Steel on 12 Nov 1948 in Decatur, IL; FA.: Loran Alexander; Mo.: (not given); Survived by these children: Sharon Ann and Karen Loraine; her parents of Jacksonville; a brother: Carl Alexander of Jacksonville; and two sisters: Evelyn Lackman of Jerseyville and Mildred Diehl of Saunemin, IL.

STEELE, Harold; b. 4 May 1903, Morgan Co., IL; d. 23 Aug 1977, Rockford, IL; Bu.: (not given); Resident of Rockford, IL; formerly of Jacksonville; M. Myrtle Thomas in 1932 at Chicago, IL, she died 3 Jun 1975; Fa.: Oliver Steele; Mo.: Louzetta Fanning; Survived by a son: Clifford of Rockford; and two grandchildren; Preceded by four brothers and two sisters.

STEELE, Esther M. (Jacoby); b. 8 Dec 1906, Rockbridge, IL; d. 2 Feb 1992, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: Witt Cem., Rockbridge, IL; Resident of Rockbridge; M. Robert Steele (date & place now given), he died 14 Apr 1980; Fa.: Edward Jacoby; Mo.: Iva Mae Mann; Survived by one grandson: Mike Adams of Jacksonville; one granddaughter: Mrs. Mike (Bonnie) Cole of Scottville; four great-grandchildren; one sisters: Fae Robinson of Alton; two brothers: Steve Jacoby of Hartford and Jack Jacoby of West Alton, MO; Preceded by one daughter: Helen Joann Weger; four brothers and two sisters.

STEELE, Harvey "Hob"; b. 10 Feb 1877, Greene Co., IL; d. 17 Sep 1978, Carrollton, IL; Bu.; Providence Cem.; M. Ada Mae Alabaugh (date & place now given), she died in 1945; Fa.: William M. Steele; Mo.: Mary Ashlock; Survived by a daughter: Eugenia Steele of Carrollton; and one sister: Edith Andrews of Louisville, KY; Preceded by three brothers.

STEELE, Lonnie; b. 11 Mar 1923, Bennett, MO; d. 7 Jan 1993, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: Brooks Cem., Donovan, IL; Resident of Roodhouse, IL; WWII Army Veteran; M. Dora L. Brooks on 12 Jun 1942 in Doniphan, MO; Fa.: Earl Steele; Mo.: Gussie Bridges; Survived by his wife; two sons: Lonnie Ray (wife, Nancy) of Manchester and Jerel (wife, Linda) of White Hall; two daughters: Mrs. Danny (Teresa) Davidson of White Hall and June Havens of Winchester; two brothers: Billy G. of Scottville and Wilburn of Briar, MO; 13 grand and nine great-grandchildren.

STEELE, Luvenia "Tiny" (Chockley); b. 18 Jun 1911, Littleton, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 18 Feb 1995, Rushville, IL; bu.: City Cem., Rushville, IL; Resident of Rushville, IL; M. George R. Steele on 6 Feb 1932 in Rushville, IL, he died 13 Jul 1974; Fa.: Everett E. Chockley; Mo.: Della Dugger; Survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; Preceded by two brothers: Earl and Herman; and one sister: Evelyn Ashcraft.

STEELE, Mary Ann (Johnson); b. 23 Feb 1946, Pine, MO; d. 20 Mar 1984, Manchester, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Manchester, IL; M. Ray Steele on 16 Oct 1964 in Manchester, IL; Fa.: Elmer Johnson; Mo.: Elsa Holland; Survived by her husband; her parents; and four children: Allen and Mrs. Arthur (Robin) Churchill of Manchester, and Lora Steele and Jodi Steele, both at home; a brother: Roger Johnson of Manchester; and a sister: Mrs. Sanford (Linda) Williams of Manchester.

STEELE, Maryland (Wynne); b. 28 Apr 1904, Beardstown, IL; d. 20 Jun 1989, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Beardstown, IL; Resident of Beardstown; M. Norman "Mickey" Steele on 2 Sep 1922 in Beardstown, IL, he preceded in death; Fa.: Charles H. Wynne; Mo.: Mayme O'Neal; Survived by three sons: Norman W. and John A., both of Springfield, and Martin B. of Beardstown; two daughters: Marianne Trone of Houston, TX and Mrs. Richard (Marsha) Hendrix of Greensboro, NC; 12 grand and 19 great-grandchildren; Preceded by one grandson: Michael Steele.

STEELE, Ralph J. "Red"; b. 26 May 1930, Beardstown, IL; d. 30 Apr 1992, Springfield, IL; bu.: Camp Butler National Cem., Springfield, IL; Korean War Veteran; Resident of Springfield; M. Eloise Smith on 5 Jun 1975; Fa.: Ralph Steele; Mo.: Lily Voss; Survived by his wife; his mother of Tucson, AZ; four daughters: Jean Bales of Decatur, Karla Gathard, Polly Sabo and B. G. Wright, all of Springfield; one son: Dennis Gathard of Seattle, WA; nine grand and three great-grandchildren; one sister: Donna Sabattini of Tucson, AZ; and two nephews; Preceded by his father and one brother.

STEELE, Robert G.; b. 15 Jun 1929, Jacksonville, IL; d. 18 Apr 1989, Springfield, IL; Bu.; Youngblood Cem., Nortonville, IL; Resident of Jacksonville; M. Patsy L. Ashworth in 1954 at Chicago, IL; Fa.: Robert Steele; Mo.; Mallie Auten; Survived by his wife; three daughters: Colleen Steele and Dianne Wilson Steele, both of Springfield, and Catherine Alexander of MD; two stepsons: William Sullivan of Jacksonville and Glen Sullivan of Chicago; a brother: Jim Steele of Jacksonville; and two sisters: Mrs. Claude (Martha) Jones and Mrs. Harold (Jean) Carter, both of Jacksonville; two grandchildren; Anthony Sullivan of Jacksonville and Chelsea Steele of Springfield; Preceded by a daughter.

STEELMAN, Buell L.; b. 20 Oct 1904, Greene Co., IL; d. 31 Aug 1977, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Pine Tree Cem., Patterson, IL; Resident of Roodhouse, IL; M. Bertha Vestel on 16 Aug 1932 in Palmyra, MO; Fa.: George Steelman; Mo.: Emma Hawk; Survived by his wife; two sons: Terry of Toulon and Robert of Roodhouse; his stepmother; Mrs. Dollie Steelman of Winchester; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two sisters: Mrs. Mildred Brown of Atlanta and Mrs. Charles (Dorothy) Dolan of Patterson; and two brothers: Wayne of Glasgow and Glenn of Bushnell.

STEELMAN, Dollie (Boston); b. 15 Jul 1887, Scott Co., IL; d. 24 Oct 1979, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Pine Tree Cem., Patterson, IL; Resident of Winchester, IL; formerly of White Hall, IL; M. George Steelman on 14 Apr 1909, he died 24 Aug 1973; Fa.: Frank Boston; Mo.: Ida Mitchell; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Mildred Brown of Atlanta, IL and Mrs. Charles L. (Dorothy) Dolan of rural Roodhouse; and two sons: Wayne Steelman of rural Winchester and Glenn Steelman of Bushnell; ten grand, 15 great-grand and two great-great-grandchildren; a sister: Mrs. Dora Curtis of Winchester; and two brothers: Frank Boston of Winchester and Oscar Boston of Manchester; Preceded by one son, one daughter, one grandchild, three sisters and one brother.

STEELMAN, Emma; b. 29 Dec 1887, Greene Co., IL; d. 5 Apr 1978, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Pine Tree Cem., near Patterson, IL; Resident of White Hall, IL; Fa.: William E. Steelman; Mo.: Martha Day; The last of her immediate family, she was preceded by a sister: Nellie steelman in Jan. 1978.

STEELMAN, Gerald Wayne; b. 30 Nov 1913, Scott Co., IL; d. 29 Mar 1981, Edwardsville, IL; Bu.: Fernwood Cem., Roodhouse, IL; Resident of Edwardsville, IL; formerly of Alsey, IL area; M. Dorothy Kemp on 23 Mar 1935 in Virginia, IL; Fa.: Otis Steelman; Mo.: Ethel Hoots; Survived by his wife; one son: Don Steelman of Kansas City, MO; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild; one sister: Mrs. John (Sybil) Chumley of White Hall; and three brothers: Gordon Steelman and Keith Steelman, both of St. Ann, MO and Graydon Steelman of St. Louis, MO; Preceded in death by one son and one brother.

STEELMAN, Goldie Neva (Barnett); b. 15 Jan 1901, Scott Co., IL; d. 28 Feb 1992, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Pine Tree Cem., Patterson, IL; Resident of Winchester; formerly of Glasgow; M. Oran Steelman on 7 Mar 1927 in Jacksonville, IL, he died 30 Apr 1986; Fa.: William A. Barnett; Mo.: Matilda E. Hahn; Survived by five step grand and several step great-grandchildren; two sisters: Neta Jones of Winchester and Zelma C. Savage of rural Winchester; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by one sister: Alice Mabel Hanback; four brothers: Alvie, Harry, Burley and Archie Barnett; and one stepson: the Rev. Kenneth Steelman.

STEELMAN, Gordon V.; b. 6 Jan 1916, Scott Co., IL; d. 2 Nov 1986, White Hall, IL; Bu.: Bowers Cem., east of Alsey, IL; Resident of White Hall; WWII Army Air Corp. Veteran; Fa.: Thomas Otis Steelman; Mo.: Ethel Hoots; Survived by two brothers: Keith of St. Anne, MO and Graydon of St. Louis, MO; Preceded by two brothers and one sister.

STEELMAN, Nellie L.; b. 8 Aug 1890, Greene Co., IL; d. 2 Jan 1978, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Pine Tree Cem., Patterson, IL; Resident of White Hall, IL; Fa.: William E. Steelman; Mo.: Martha D. (maiden not given); Survived by one sister: Miss Emma steelman of Scott County Nursing Center in Winchester.

STEELMAN, Oran Logan; b. 5 Feb 1895, Greene Co., IL; d. 30 Apr 1986, Winchester, IL; Bu.; Pine Tree Cem., near Patterson, IL; WWI Veteran; Resident of Winchester; m. Goldie Barnett on 7 Mar 1927 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Edwin Steelman; Mo.: Ada (maiden not given); Survived by his wife; five grandchildren: Mrs. John (Debbie) Taylor of Springfield, John Steelman of Kansas City, KS, Mark Steelman of St. Louis, MO, Joel Steelman and Nathan Steelman, both of Jacksonville; and a sister: Opal Hubble of Springfield; Preceded by a son: Kenneth; two sisters and a brother.

STEELMAN, Raymond L.; b. 18 Jan 1919, Winchester, IL; d. 15 Oct 1985, St. Louis, MO; Bu.: White Hall, IL; resident of St. Louis, MO; M. Ruth E. Coonrod on 3 Mar 1940 in Bowling Green, MO, she died 18 Sep 1973; Fa.: Oscar E. Steelman; Mo.: Minnie Bishop; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Sandra Johnson of Webster Groves, MO and Mrs. Carol Miller of Berkeley, MO; three grandchildren; and a sister: Julia Sellars of Winchester; Preceded by two brothers.

STEELMAN, Rosemary L. (Hansberger); b. 18 Dec 1924, Roodhouse, IL; d. 1 Oct 1993, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Fernwood Cem., Roodhouse, IL; Resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Roodhouse; M. Kenneth Steelman on 1 Jan 1947 in Roodhouse, IL, he died in Jan. 1967; Fa.: Charles F. Hansberger; Mo.: Dorothy L. McAdams; Survived by one daughter: Deborah Taylor of Springfield; and four sons: John of Ottawa, KS, Mark of Rochester, NY and Joel and Nathan Steelman, both of Jacksonville, IL.

STEEN, George C.; b. 2 Aug 1910, Beardstown, IL; d. 21 Feb 1977, near Virginia, IL; bu.: City Cem., Beardstown, IL; Resident of Beardstown, IL; WWII Army Veteran; M. Dorothy Donoho on 8 Dec 1934 in Pekin, IL; Fa.: Pete Steen; Mo.: (not given); Survived by his wife; three sisters: Mrs. Charles (Bennie) Parks of Beardstown, Mrs. Marie Burton and Mrs. Raymond (Nettie) Callaway, both of Burlington, IA; a step grandchild; and two step great-grandchildren; Preceded by his parents and a brother: Joseph.

STEEN, Ruby M. (Dorris) Brockman; b. 8 Aug 1903, Owensboro, KY; d. 24 Nov 1989, Rushville, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Beardstown, IL; Resident of Beardstown; M. (1) Blain Brockman (date & place not given), he preceded in death; (2) Joe H. Steen (date & place not given), he died 4 Mar 1970; Fa.: Marcus L. Dorris; Mo.: Rebecca Thomas; Survived by two daughters: Faye Theivagt of Beardstown and Muriel Keeling of Columbia, MO; nine grand and 12 great-grandchildren; Preceded by her parents; one son; one brother; and three sisters.

STEFFENS, Regina S. (Booz); b. 27 Sep 1895, Hammond, IN; d. 9 Jun 1978, Beardstown, IL; bu.: St. Mary's Cem., Evergreen Park, IL; Resident of Rushville, IL; M. Joseph W. Steffens (date & place not given), he died in 1969; Fa.: Nicholas Booz; Mo.: Maria Allbecker; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Lyle (Dolores) Kirkham with whom she resided in Rushville and Mrs. William (Shirley) Holford of Chicago Ridge; eight grand and four great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Mrs. Florence Foster of Clarendon Hills and Mrs. Margaret Kawan of Merrill, WI.

STEFL, Janis (Walker); b. 10 Nov 1940, Pascagoula, MS; d. 10 Apr 1993, Kalamazoo, MI; Bu.; MI; Resident of Portage, MI; formerly of Jacksonville, IL; M. James R. Stefl on 11 Jul 1964; Fa.: Bernard Walker; Mo.: Elsie Jane (maiden not given); Survived by her husband; three children: Brian (wife, Carrie) Stefl of Kalamazoo, MI and Troy and Karen Stefl, both at home; her mother: Elsie Walker of Gulfport, MS; three brothers: Bill (wife, Peggy) Walker and Ferdie (wife, Gaye) Walker, all of Gulfport, MS and Thomas (wife, Jane) Walker of Beaver Creek, OH; one sister: Barbara (husband, Kirby) Parker of Leeds, AL; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by her father.

STEGE, Andrea Mae; b. 26 Oct 1989, Springfield, IL; d. 26 Oct 1989, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Springfield, IL; Fa.: John H. Stege; Mo.; Susan Porter; Survived by her parents; a brother: Patrick Alexander Stege, at home; two grandmothers: Geneva Stege of Roodhouse and Patricia Porter of Springfield; a great-grandmother: Ann Lagermann of Albuquerque, NM; and several aunts and uncles.

STEGEMANN, Audrey Louise (Day); b. 22 Jun 1924, Greene Co., IL; d. 18 Dec 1990, Springfield, IL; Bu.: (not given); Resident of Bluffs, IL; M. Fritz Stegemann Jr. (date not given) at Neeleyville, IL; Fa.: Walter Day; Mo.: Ada Smith; Survived by her husband; a daughter: Mrs. Eric (Christina) Lakin of rural Murrayville; a son: Kevin Stegemann of Hartsburg; nine grandchildren; two brothers: Denzel Day of Jacksonville and Hal Day of Tucson, AZ; and two sisters: Mrs. Joyce Groom of Pittsfield and Mrs. Donald (Linda) Benson of Gastonia, NC; Preceded by a sister: Madalyn.

STEGEMANN, Carl; b. 29 Oct 1905, Oxville, IL; d. 1 Nov 1994, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Trinity Lutheran Church Cem., rural Bluffs, IL; Resident of Bluffs, IL; M. Rena Werries on 3 Mar 1926 at Chapin, IL; FA.: Fritz Stegemann Sr.; Mo.: Lena Rolf; Survived by his wife; three daughters: Mrs. Norman (Evelyn) Vortman of Bluffs, Mrs. Stanley (Doris) Rich of Four Seasons, MO and Mrs. Gordon (Wanda) Miller of Springfield; one brother: Frtitz Stegemann Jr. of rural Bluffs; eight grand and 18 great-grandchildren.

STEGEMANN, Rena Sybilla (Werries); b. 14 Dec 1902, Chapin, IL area; d. 17 Dec 1996, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Trinity Lutheran Cem., Bluffs, IL; Resident of Bluffs, IL; M. Carl Stegemann on 3 Mar 1926 in Chapin, IL; Fa.: John Werries; Mo.: Minnie Heminghaus; Survived by three daughters: Mrs. Norman (Evelyn) Vortman of Bluffs, Mrs. Stanley (Doris) Rich of Four Seasons, MO and Mrs. Gordon (Wanda) Miller of Springfield; eight grand and eighteen great-grandchildren; and one sister: Lucille Lovekamp of Jacksonville; Preceded by four brothers: Earl, Harry, Vernon and Russell Werries.

STEGING, Genevieve (Weatherford); b. 4 May 1894, Tobias, KS; d. 21 Dec 1984, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.; Laurel Hill Cem., Havana, IL; Resident of Jacksonville; M. Edward H. Steging on 22 Jul 1925 in Kansas City, MO, he died 30 May 1968; Fa.: Edward E. Weatherford; Mo.: Edith Seymour; Survived by a nephew: Webster Seymour of Jacksonville; Preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.

STEIDLEY, Frederick J.; b. 9 Nov 1903, Hettick, IL; d. 9 Nov 1993, Carlinville, IL; bu.: Oak Wood Cem., Greenfield, IL; Resident of rural Hettick, IL; M. Lela M. Mutch on 17 Jun 1942 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Charles Steidley; Mo.: Sara Dunn; Survived by his wife; one son: Charles Steidley of rural Hettick; two grand and six great-grandchildren; Preceded by one sister: Eathel Harbaugh.

STEIDLEY, Walter R.; b. 2 Sep 1933, Palmyra, IL; d. 4 Apr 1992, Indianapolis, IN; bu.: Oak Hill Cem., Palmyra, IL; Korean War Air Force Veteran; Resident of Indianapolis, IN; formerly of Waverly, IL; M. Wilma Uder (date & place not given); Fa.: Frederick J. Steidley; Mo.: Josephine D. Humphrey; Survived by his wife; one son: Kevin; and two daughters: Cindy and Cheryl Steidley.

STEIGLEDER, Donald; b. 17 Aug 1910, Bath, IL; d. 19 Oct 1976, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Bath Cem., Bath, IL; Resident of Bath; M. Pauline Ingram on 3 Oct 1937 in Havana, IL; Fa.: George Steigleder; Mo.: Nettie Bishop Allen; Survived by his wife; five daughters: Mrs. Barbara Richards and Mrs. Mary Carlock of Chandlerville, Mrs. Peggy Culp and Mrs. Patsy Crank of Peoria, Mrs. Ruth Fagin of Decatur; ten grandchildren; a brother: Lloyd Steigleder of Bath; a sister: Mrs. Freda Sanderson of Havana; Preceded in death by a sister and a brother.

STEIGLEDER, Pauline (Ingram); b. 18 Dec 1919, Mason Co., IL; d. 25 Dec 1991, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Bath Cem., Bath, IL; Resident of Bath; M. Donald A. Steigleder on 3 Oct 1937, he died 19 Oct 1976; Fa.: Van Ingram; Mo.: Mary Jane Pierson; Survived by five daughters: Mrs. Carroll (Mary) Carlock Jr. and Mrs. Jack (Barb) Richards, both of Chandlerville, Mrs. Donald (Peggy) Jolly Sr. and Mrs. Bernard (Patsy) Crank, both of Peoria, and Mrs. John (Ruth) Fagin of Decatur; seven grand, five step grand and nine great-grandchildren; Preceded by seven brothers and six sisters.

STEIN, Alvin J.; b. 16 Mar 1903, Staunton, IL; d. 23 Sep 1992, Staunton, IL; bu.: Memorial Park Cem., Staunton, IL; M. Bertha Tosta on 18 Jun 1927 in Staunton, IL, she died 5 Jul 1970; Fa.: Fritz Stein; Mo.: Louise Dietiker; Survived by three sons: Alvin Stein of Jacksonville and Fred and Marvin Stein, both of Staunton; 12 grand and 14 great-grandchildren; a brother: Herbert Stein of Detroit, MI; and a sister: Verna Thielorn of Staunton.

STEIN, Gerald S.; b. 14 Apr 1908, Jacksonville, IL; d. 18 Nov 1977, Chicago, IL; bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; WWII Veteran; Resident of Chicago, IL; M. Nina May on 5 Jun 1943 in Rossville, GA; FA.: P. G. Stein; Mo.: Margaret Sturgis; Survived by his wife; a brother: Harrison of St. Louis, MO; and his father-in-law: John May of Jacksonville.

STEINACHER, Carl J.; b. 3 Oct 1900, Carrollton, IL; d. 24 Mar 1993, Carrollton, IL; bu.: St. John's Cem., Carrollton, IL; Resident of Carrollton; M. Minnie Seifrig on 4 Feb 1920 in Carrollton, IL, she died 28 May 1979; FA.: Peter Steinacher; Mo.: Agatha Klunk; Survived by a daughter: Pauline Griswold of Jerseyville; a son: Eugene Steinacher of Greenfield; 15 grand, 33 great-grand and 24 great-great-grandchildren; Preceded by a sister: Katherine Steinacher; two brothers: Peter and Henry Steinacher; two daughters: Rosemary Woolsey and Helen Hart; and a granddaughter.

STEINACHER, Carmen Marie; b. 24 Jun 1976, Jacksonville, IL; d. 24 Jun 1976, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: St.. John's Cem., Carrollton, IL; Fa.: Donald D. Steinacher; Mo.: Mary F. Schnelten; Survived by her parents; grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. Peter Steinacher Sr. of Carrollton; and stepsisters: Denise F. and Sandra Becker of Carrollton.

STEINACHER, Eugene; b. 26 Oct 1924, Carrollton, IL; d. 3 Aug 1995, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: Hardin Cem., southwest of Greenfield, IL; Resident of Greenfield; M. Alfreda Settles on 1 Nov 1942 in Carrollton, IL; Fa.: Carl Steinacher; Mo.: Minnie Seifrig; Survived by his wife; seven daughters: Connie Barnard of Auburn, Linda Iams of Worden, Carolyn Ransom of Carrollton, Genia Price of Greenfield, Rosemary Smock of Carrollton, LuAnn Roth of Delhi and Kathy Walker of Carrollton; four sons: Ronald of Joliet, Kenneth of Jacksonville, Paul of Greenfield and Greg of Jerseyville; 22 grand and 11 great-grandchildren; and one sister: Pauline Griswold of Jerseyville; Preceded by two sisters: Helen Hart and Rosemary Woolsey.

STEINACHER, Henry J.; b. 30 Apr 1897, Carrollton, IL; d. 28 Jun 1987, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: St. John's Cem., Carrollton, IL; Resident of Carrollton; M. Mary Behnen on 29 Jan 1919, she died 15 Aug 1983; Fa.: Peter Steinacher; Mo.: Agatha Klunk; Survived by four sons: Henry Carl of Kane, and Jerome, Joseph and Robert, all of Carrollton; three daughters: Mrs. Cecilia Kirbach, Mrs. Charles (Clara) Lake and Mrs. Herb (Henrietta) Hartman, all of Carrollton; 34 grand and 47 great-grandchildren; and one brother: Carl of Carrollton; Preceded by one son: John; one sister: Katherine Steinacher; one brother: Peter; and one grandson.

STEINACHER, Katherine; b. 23 Dec 1895, Carrollton, IL; d. 2 Mar 1983, White Hall, IL; Bu.: St. John's Cem., Carrollton, IL; Fa.: Peter Steinacher; Mo.: Agatha Klunk; Survived by two brothers: Henry and Carl Staeinacher, both of Carrollton; Preceded by one brother.

STEINACHER, Mary Margaret (Behnen); b. 18 Jul 1895, Greene Co., IL; d. 15 Aug 1985, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: St. John's Cem., Carrollton, IL; Resident of Carrollton; M. Henry J. Steinacher on 29 Jan 1919 in Carrollton, IL; Fa.: Bernard Behnen; Mo.: Elizabeth Rawe; Survived by her husband; three daughters: Mrs. Cecilia Kirbach, Mrs. Charles (Clara) Lake and Mrs. Herbert (Henrietta) Hartman, all of Carrollton; four sons: Henry Carl Steinacher of Kane and Jerome Steinacher, Joseph Steinacher and Robert Steinacher, all of Carrollton; 34 grand and 38 great-grandchildren; and a sister: Catherine Nord of Carrollton.

STEINACHER, Minnie (Seifrig); b. (not given), St. Meinrad, IN, she was 80 years of age at death; d. 28 May 1979, Rushville, IL; bu.: St. John's Cem., Carrollton, IL; Resident of Carrollton, IL; M. Carl J. Steinacher on 4 Feb 1920 in Carrollton, IL; Fa.: John Seifrig; Mo.: Mary Gelhausen; Survived by her husband; a daughter: Mrs. Orville (Pauline) Griswold of Elsah; and a son: Eugene Steinacher of Carrollton; 15 grand, 22 great-grand and two great-great-grandchildren; three sisters: Mrs. Catherine Devires of Hammond, IN, Mrs. Alma Kraft of Jasper, IN and Mrs. Freda Scott of Lake Village, IN; Preceded by two daughters; two sisters; and three brothers.

STEINACHER, Peter J.; b. 20 Oct 1898, Greene Co., IL; d. 24 Jan 1983, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: St. John's Catholic Cem., Carrollton, IL; Resident of Carrollton; M. Louisa Kirbach on 1 Aug 1934 in Carrollton, IL; Fa.: Peter Steinacher; Mo.: Agatha Klunk; Surviving are his wife; at least three sons: Charles, Donald and Peter, all of Carrollton; seven grandchildren; two step grandchildren and one great-grandchild; one sister: Katherine Steinacher of White Hall and two brothers: Henry and Carl, both of Carrollton; (There could be additional sons and perhaps even some daughters ... there was a misprint in the newspaper which was not corrected or added to in subsequent newspapers.); He was preceded in death by one grandchild.

STEINBECK, L. Virginia (Smith); b. 18 Apr 1906, Villa Ridge, MO; d. 2 Dec 1995, Quincy, IL; bu.: Forrest Grove Cem., Canton, MO; Resident of Mt. Sterling, IL; M. Elmer W. Steinbeck on 6 Jun 1928 in St. Louis, MO, he died 27 Mar 1974; Fa.: David L. Smith; Mo.; Martha Disharoon; Survived by one son: David W. Steinbeck of Canton, MO; one sister: Kathryn Kern of Webster Grove, MO; five grand and seven great-grandchildren.

STEINBERG, John M.; b. 12 Jul 1944, Jacksonville, IL; d. 16 Nov 1996, Arenzville, IL; Bu.: Oakland Cem., Meredosia, IL; Resident of Arenzville, IL; M. Carol Sue Bridgewater on 14 Feb 1992 in Mt. Sterling, IL; Fa.: Virgil John Steinberg; Mo.: Margaret Irene McCarty; Survived by his wife; one half-sister: Mrs. William (Rose Ann) Carl of Jacksonville; and one cousin; Preceded by one daughter: Shannan Janelle Steinberg; and one sister: Mary Jean Steinberg.

STEINBERG, Pauline A. (Rice); b. 3 Jul 1911, Huron, SD; d. 17 May 1996, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Oakland Cem., Meredosia, IL; Resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Meredosia; M. Wilmer G. Steinberg on 16 Dec 1930 in Arenzville, IL, he died in 1978; Fa.: Luther J. Brockhouse; Mo.: Bertha Frances; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Joe (Linda) Reich of Versailles and Mrs. Dale (Jo Ellen) Reynolds of Wilmington, CA; one son: Terry (wife, Carol) Steinberg of Meredosia; five grand and 11 great-grandchildren; and one brother: Ralph Rice of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario; Preceded by one brother: Ivan in WWII.

STEINBERG, Gilbert M. "Gib"; b. 11 May 1910, Meredosia, IL; d. 18 Jul 1993, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Oakland Cem., Meredosia, IL; Resident of Meredosia; M. Doris Brockhouse on 2 Nov 1938 in Princeton, IL; Fa.: Garrett M. Steinberg; Mo.: Minnie Schaefer; Survived by his wife; Preceded by one sister in infancy.

STEINBERG, Louise (maiden not given); b. 23 Sep 1904, Hannibal, MO; d. 15 Dec 1982, Pleasant Hill, IL; Bu.: St. Mary's Catholic Cem., Hannibal, MO; M. Edward Steinberg on 20 May 1980 in Hannibal, MO; Parents: (not given); Surviving are her husband; four stepdaughters: Mrs. Vera Dobernick of Nokomis, Mrs. Helen Winchell and Mrs. Wanda Tolston, both of Pleasant Hill; and Mrs. Jean Howland of Hamburg; 13 step grandchildren and 19 step great-grandchildren.

STEINBERG, Margaret Irene (McCarty); b. 22 Nov 1914, near Murrayville, IL; d. 19 Aug 1990, Springfield, IL; Bu.; Oakland Cem., Meredosia, IL; Resident of Meredosia; M. Virgil John Steinberg on 4 Sep 1935 in Carthage, IL; Fa.: Michael McCarty; Mo.: Ann McCarthy; Survived by her husband; a son: John M. of rural Arenzville; a stepdaughter: Mrs. William (Roseann) Carl of Jacksonville; a granddaughter: Shannan Janelle Steinberg of rural Arenzville; and a sister: Lucille Atkin of Springfield; Preceded by a brother: Jim; (Died as a result of injuries suffered in a car accident south of Tallula on IL 123, which also claimed the life of her daughter: Mary Jean Steinberg of Springfield).

STEINBERG, Mary Jean; b. 28 Sep 1940, Jacksonville, IL; d. 19 Aug 1990, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Oakland Cem., Meredosia, IL; Resident of Springfield, IL; Fa.: Virgil John Steinberg; Mo.: Margaret Irene McCarty; Survived by her father; a brother: John M. of rural Arenzville; and a half-sister: Mrs. William (Roseann) Carl of Jacksonville; (Died as a result of injuries suffered in a car accident south of Tallula on IL 123, which also claimed the life of her mother: Margaret Irene Steinberg.)

STEINBERG, Minnie (Schaeffer); b. 11 Oct 1887, Meredosia, IL; d. 11 Feb 1978, Beardstown, IL; bu.: Oakland Cem., Meredosia, IL; Resident of Meredosia, IL; M. Garrett M. Steinberg (date & place not given), he died in 1943; Fa.: Henry Schaefer; Mo.: Mary Tiemann; Survived by a son: Gilbert "Gib" of Meredosia; two nephews: Hubert Unland of Beardstown and Alvin Unland of Jacksonville; and two nieces: Mrs. Burton (Laverne) Chamberlain of Bluffs and Mrs. Howard (Frieda) Rhodes of Jacksonville; Preceded by a daughter, five sisters and three brothers.

STEINBERG, Shannan Janelle; b. 3 Feb 1971, Jacksonville, IL; d. 29 Jul 1991, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Oakland Cem., Meredosia, IL; Resident of Arenzville, IL; Fa.: John M. Steinberg; Mo.: Gloria Jane Grady; Survived by her father of Arenzville and her mother of Meredosia; one maternal grandfather; and one aunt.

STEINBERG, Virgil John; b. 3 Jan 1906, north of Meredosia, IL; d. 30 Aug 1990, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Oakland Cem., Meredosia, IL; Resident of Meredosia, IL; M. (1) Madelyn Schmitt on 6 Apr 1927 in Meredosia, IL, she died in 1934; (2) Margaret Irene McCarty on 4 Sep 1935 in Carthage, IL, she died 19 Aug 1990; FA.: John E. Steinberg; Mo.: Edith M. Enke; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. William (Rose Ann) Carl of Jacksonville; one son: John M. of rural Arenzville; and one granddaughter: Shannon Janelle Steinberg of rural Arenzville; Preceded by two daughters: Mary Jean Steinberg, who died Aug. 19, 1990 and Helen Irene Steinberg; and one grandson: Mark Edward Carl.

STEINBERG, Wilber G. "Big Boy"; b. 13 Feb 1908, east of Meredosia, IL; d. 21 Feb 1978, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: (not given); Resident of rural Meredosia, IL; M. Pauline Rice on 16 Dec 1930; Fa.: George Steinberg; Mo.: Olga Breyer; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Joe (Linda) Reich of Versailles and Mrs. Dale (JoEllen) Reynolds of Wilmington, CA; a son: Terry Steinberg of Meredosia; and five grandsons.

STEINGRABER, Mary A. (Bridges); b. (not given), Springfield, IL; d. 6 Nov 1982, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Camp Butler National Cem., Springfield, IL; M. F. William Steingraber (date & place not given); Fa.: Dewey Bridges; Mo.: Georgia Seaman; Survivors include her husband; one son: Curt Steingraber of Corpus Christi, TX; and two daughters: Mrs. Stuart (Stefany) Buecker and Miss Tracy Steingraber, both of Springfield; four sisters: Mrs. Rena Greer of Franklin, Mrs. Linda Reymonds of Jacksonville, Mrs. Pat Brooks of CA and Mrs. Barbara Brown of Virden; and one brother: James Bridges of Springfield; several nieces and nephews.

STEINHEIMER, Irene (Darrow); b. 29 Sep 1900, O'Fallon, IL; d. 9 Apr 1994, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of Jacksonville; M. Ray M. Steinheimer on 14 Jul 1924 in O'Fallon, IL, he died 9 Jul 1991; Fa.: William Elijah Darrow; Mo.: Martha Green; Survived by two sons: Ray Darrow Steinheimer of Springfield and Dr. D. Carson Steinheimer of Buffalo Grove; five grand and three great-grandchildren; one brother: George Green Darrow of Gallatin, TN.

STEINHEIMER, Ray M.; b. 9 Oct 1904, Marissa, IL; d. 9 Jul 1991, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: (not given) Cremated; Resident of Jacksonville, IL; M. Irene Darrow on 14 Jul 1928 in O'Fallon, IL; Fa.: Henry Stienheimer; Mo.: Catherine Weilmuenster; Survived by his wife; two sons: Darrow Steinheimer of Springfield and Dr. D. Carson Steinheimer of Buffalo Grove; five grand and two great-grandchildren; Preceded by one brother: Elmer Steinheimer.

STEINMETZ, Claude b.; b. 23 Apr 1905, Palmyra, IL; d. 6 Aug 1983, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Oak Hill Cem., Palmyra, IL; Resident of Palmyra, IL; M. Helen Watkins on 31 Dec 1931 in Washington, MO; Fa.; Mart Steinmetz; Mo.: Clara Skeen; Surviving are his wife; one daughter: Joanne Garner of Waterford, WI; two sons: Robert Steinmetz of Palmyra and Steven Steinmetz of Cibolo, TX; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

STEINMETZ, Eugene L. "Leroy"; b. 10 Aug 1902, d. 19 Jun 1987, Springfield, IL; bu.: East Cem., Waverly, IL; Resident of Athens, IL; M. Marie Knifley (date & place not given); Fa.: Jacob Steinmetz; Mo.: Carrie (maiden not given); Survived by his wife; one daughter: Deloris Cosement of Wichita, KS; two sisters: Margaret Lonergan and Doris Hall, both of Jacksonville; three grand and five great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins; Preceded by his parents and one sister.

STEINMETZ, Ruth Ann (Crawford); b. 6 Mar 1932, near Concord, IL; d. 26 Sep 1984, Springfield, IL; Bu.; Oak Hill Cem., Palmyra, IL; Resident of Palmyra, IL; M. Robert Steinmetz on 9 Nov 1952 in Virden, IL; Fa.: Walter Crawford; Mo.: Nellie Holliday; Survived by her husband; a daughter: Sharon L. Ford of Palmyra; two sons: Philip E. Steinmetz of Jacksonville and Mark Alan Steinmetz of Palmyra; two grandchildren; two step grandchildren; and a sister: Wanda Neihaus of Springfield; Preceded in death by a brother.

STELLE, Dr. Roy Moore; b. (not given), Jerseyville, he was 70 years of age at time of death; d. 4 Jan 1984, Tucson, AZ; Bu.: Cremated and interred in ME during the summer; M. Mary Capps (date & place not given); Parents: (not given); Survived by his wife; two sons: Truman W. of MD and Richard R. of NY; two grandchildren; Rebecca and Benjamin of MD; and a brother: Truman E. of Solvang, CA.

STENDEBACK, Jane M. (Valentine); b. 25 Sep 1922; d. 25 Jul 1993, Biloxi, MS; Bu.: City Cem., Carrollton, IL; Resident of New Orleans, LA; formerly of Greene Co., IL; M. William Stendeback on 2 Aug 1941; Fa.: Rupert Valentine; Mo.: Versa Smith; Survived by her husband; two daughters: Deborah Webb of Wichita, KS and Kathy Catalanotto of New Orleans; one son: Peter Stendeback of Clementon, NJ; five grandchildren; and two sisters: Joan Powell of Greenfield and Joy Verdell of Elsworth.

STENDEBACK, Leona M. (Schmidt); b. 26 Nov 1921, Carlinville, IL; d. 21 Jul 1982, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: St. John's Cem., Carrollton, IL; M. R. D. Stendeback on 26 Oct 1941 in Carrollton, IL; Fa.: William P. Schmidt; Mo.: Marie Ulmer; Survived by her husband; a daughter: Mrs. Dennis (Terri) Davidsmeyer of Nebo; four sons: Dennis of Alton, Richard, William and David, all of Carrollton; 11 grandchildren; two sisters: Mrs. Gene (Norma) Murphy of Greenfield and Mrs. Clifford (Betsy) Wyatt of White Hall; two brothers: Lawrence Schmidt of Los Angeles, CA and Walter Schmidt of Carrollton.

STENDEBACK, Martha L. (Hardcastle); b. 10 Sep 1924, Greene Co., IL; d. 28 Nov 1992, Springfield, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Carrollton, IL; Resident of Carrollton, IL; M. Stanley Stendeback on 17 Nov 1943 in Webster Grove, MO; Fa.: Thomas Fullerton Hardcastle; Mo.: Virginia Brown; Survived by her husband; a daughter: Janet Pieper of Springfield; a son: Bob Stendeback of Carrollton; and two granddaughters.

STENDEBACK, R. D. "Dutch"; b. 28 Oct 1921, Carrollton, IL; d. 10 Dec 1987, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: St. John's Cem., Carrollton, IL; WWII Army Veteran; Resident of Carrollton; M. Leone M. Schmidt on 25 Oct 1941 in Carrollton, IL, she died 21 Jul 1982; Fa.: William Stendeback; Mo.; Mabel Edwards; Survived by a daughter: Terri Davidsmeyer of O'Fallon, MO; four sons: Dennis Stendeback of Alton, Richard and David Stendeback of Carrollton and William Stendeback of Jacksonville; 14 grandchildren; two sisters: Mrs. Charles (Doris) Little of Carrollton and Mrs. Don (Vera Lee) VanMeter of Fosterburg; five brothers: Stanley and Adrian Stendeback of Carrollton, William Stendeback of New Orleans, LA, Donald Stendeback of Hillsboro and Larry Stendeback of Falls Church, VA.

STENDEBACK, Robert Dennis; b. 9 Jan 1947, Carrollton, IL; d. 14 Mar 1993, Godfrey, IL; Bu.: St. John's Cem., Carrollton, IL; Resident of Godfrey; formerly of Carrollton, IL; Vietnam War Air Force Veteran; M. Kaydeen Becker on 28 Jun 1969 in Carrollton, IL; Fa.: Robert Stendeback; Mo.: Leone Schmidt; Survived by his wife; four sons: Richard Jason Stendeback of Carbondale and Michael Todd, Jeffrey Ryan and Zachary Schmidt Stendeback, all at home; one sister: Terri Davidsmeyer of St. Charles, MO; three brothers: Richard and David, both of Carrollton, and William of Jacksonville; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

STENEMEYER, Bernard J.; b. 5 Mar 1916, Springfield, IL; d. 4 Jan 1990, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: St. Mary's Cem., New Berlin, IL; Resident of rural New Berlin, IL; M. Betty J. Schildman on 10 Sep 1946 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Bernard J. Stenemeyer; Mo.: Sophia Mussillon; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. John L. (Margaret) Ruby of New Berlin; a son: Henry J. Stenemeyer of Loami; seven grandchildren; a niece; and two nephews; Preceded by a brother: Jules.

STENEMEYER, Jules F.; b. 8 May 1920, Maxwell Twp., IL; d. 8 Nov 1988, Springfield, IL; Bu.: St. Mary's Cem., New Berlin, IL; Resident of New Berlin, IL; M. Lauretta LePounce on 18 Oct 1945 in Lewistown, MT; Fa.: Bernard Stenemeyer; Mo.: Sophia Mussillon; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Julie Stenemeyer of Springfield; two sons: Ferris of Lockport and Matt of New Berlin; a brother: Bernard of New Berlin; three grandchildren; a niece and a nephew; Preceded by his parents and a brother.

STENGEL, Barbara Jean (Bowen); b. (not given), she was 57 years of age at death; d. 13 Jun 1982, CA; bu.: CA; Resident of Pacheco, CA; M. Richard H. Stengel (date & place not given); Fa.: Lester Bowen; Mo.: Florence (maiden not given); Survived by her husband; two children: Robin Teresa and Eric Simson Stengel; two aunts: Wilma Wiley of White Hall and Mary Virginia Bowen of Paradise, CA.

STENZEL, Joachin A.; b. (not given), was 77 years of age at death; d. 23 Aug 1992, Oakhurst, CA; Bu.: (not given); Came to US in 1938; WWII Army Veteran; Resident of Oakhurst; formerly of Jacksonville, CA; M. Jane (maiden, date & place not given); Parents: (not given); Survived by his wife; five children: Jane Plumb of San Marcos, Julius of Brussels, Belgium , Anne Stenzel of Oakland, Katherine Jaunay of Auckland, New Zealannd and John of Davis; five grand and two great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Anne K. Stenzel of Oakhurst and Maria George of North Vancouver, Canada.

STEPHANS, Margaret Ann (Rabbitt); b. 11 Apr 1941, Springfield, IL; d. 18 Jul 1983, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Springfield, IL; Resident of Chandlerville; formerly of Springfield; M. (not given); Fa.: John Rabbitt; Mo.: Rosaline Vieira; Survived by her mother of Springfield; one daughter: Miss Barbara Stephans; and two sons: Brian Stephans and Paul Stephans, all at home; two sisters: Mrs. Mary Jane Moffett of Springfield and Mrs. Rose Marie Kulavic of Boca Raton, FL; and one brother: John J. "Jack" Rabbitt of Springfield; Preceded by her father and one brother.

STEPHEN, Thelma (Holt); b. 6 May 1905, Macoupin Co., IL; d. 1 Oct 1994, Virginia, IL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; Resident of rural Virginia; M. William Stephen on 1 Oct 1924, he died 3 Oct 1982; Fa.: Othie Holt; Mo.: Cora Braner; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Gary (Carol) Ellsworth of St. David and Mrs. George (Delores) Parsano of Good Hope; one son: Forrest W. Stephen of Montrose, MI; 11 grand, 16 great-grand and three great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by one great-granddaughter; two brothers: Harold and Roy Holt; and one sister: Verla Cooper.

STEPHEN, William; b. 26 Dec 1905, Clark Co., IL; d. 3 Oct 1982, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; A resident of Virginia, IL; M. Thelma Holt in 1924 at Virginia, IL; Fa.: Robert Stephen; Mo.: Margaret Linten; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. George (Delores) Parsano of Good ope; and Mrs. Gary (Carol) Ellsworth of Canton; one son: Forrest W. Stephen of Montrose, MI; 11 grand and six great-grandchildren; Preceded in death by three brothers.

STEPHENS, Alene (Ham); b. 19 Nov 1917, Pike Co., IL; d. 5 May 1994, Rushville, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Rushville, IL; Resident of Rushville, IL; M. DeVere Stephens on 31 May 1941 Rushville, IL, he died 5 Mar 1988; Fa.: Lewis Ham; Mo.: Gertrude Pool; Survived by two daughters: Sue Morrow of Jacksonville and Jane Braun of Jasper, IN; four grandchildren; one brother: Lewis Ham of Mt. Sterling; three sisters: Wilma Parker of Versailles, Louise Clark of Mt. Sterling and Frances Thompson of Clearwater, FL; Preceded by one brother: Alden Ham.

STEPHENS, Alice A. (Honaker); b. 1 Jan 1926, Viroqua, WI; d. 21 Feb 1985, Cape Girardeau, MO; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Jacksonville, IL; A former resident of Jacksonville; M. Louis A. "Steve" Stephens on 27 Dec 1943 in Quincy, IL, he died 29 Jan 1984; Fa.: Samuel J. Honaker; Mo.: Edna Pearl Bennett; Survived by two sons: Tony Stephens of Cape Girardeau, MO and A. L. Stephens of Springfield; three daughters: Mrs. Dennis (Chris) Davis and Becky Parfitt, both of Springfield, and Mrs. Jim (Pat) Dalton of Carthage, MO; eight grandchildren; a brother: Ray Honaker of St. Louis, MO; and three sisters: Mrs. Carol Reiss and Mrs. Avis Jackson, both of Ft. Morgan, CO, and Mrs. Donna Nolan of Jacksonville; Preceded by a brother.

STEPHENS, DeVere; b. 25 Jan 1918, Rushville, IL; d. 5 Mar 1988, Mesa, AZ; Bu.: Rushville Cem., Rushville, IL; Resident of Rushville; M. Alene Ham on 31 May 1941 in Rushville, IL; Fa.: Ben J. Stephens; Mo.: Della Carter; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Sue Morrow of Jacksonville and Jane Braun of Chandler, AZ; four grandchildren; and three brothers: Carter of Rushville, Ben Jr. of St. Paul, MN and Robert of Alamo, TX; Preceded by two brothers.

STEPHENS, Dorothy Ellen (Kindle); b. 9 Jul 1920, Rockport, IL; d. 27 Jun 1988, New Canton, IL; Bu.: Shearer Cem., New Canton, IL; Resident of New Canton, IL; M. Delbert W. Stephens on 8 Jan 1938 in Palmyra, MO; Fa.: Nicholas Kindle; Mo.: Goldie Ellison; Survived by her father of Palmyra, MO; her husband; a daughter: Helen Jean Stephens of Hannibal, MO; a son: Gary W. Stephens of New Canton; four grand and six great-grandchildren; three sisters: Pauline Brady of Bellevue, MI, Shirley Nelson of Hannibal, MO and Lucille Ward of Kinderhook; and three brothers: James Kindle of Hannibal, MO, Paul Kindle of Enid, OK and Bud Kindle of Milton.

STEPHENS, Harold A. "Bud"; b. 5 Jul 1921, Rushville, IL; d. 19 Sep 1989, Springfield, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Rushville, IL; Resident of Springfield, IL; M. Margaret Andre on 22 May 1955 in Beardstown, IL, she died 8 Feb 1983; Fa.: Arthur Stephens; Mo.: Inez Clements; Survived by a son: Arthur Ray of Portland, OR; a daughter: Mrs. David (Pam) Spoon of Beardstown; two stepsons: Jack Allison of Billings, MT and Mickey Allison of Bradenton, FL; a stepdaughter: Judy Tyhurst of Springfield; five grand, 11 step grand, three great-grandchildren and one step great-grandchild; a brother: Jimmie Stephens of Beardstown; and two sisters: Doris Schoonover of Camden and Nancy Stauffer of Rushville.

STEPHENS, Inez (Clemens); b. 23 Oct 1897, Buena Vista Twp., Schuyler Co., IL; d. 21 Jan 1983, Macomb, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Rushville, IL; Former resident of Rushville; M. Arthur Stephens on 5 Mar 1919 in Galesburg, IL, he died 9 Feb 1980; Fa.: William Clemens; Mo.: Lucy Cunningham; Surviving are two sons: Harold "Bud" of Springfield and Jim of Beardstown; two daughters: Mrs. Doris Schoonover of Camden and Mrs. Nancy Stauffer of Rushville; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; six step grandchildren; a brother: William Clemens of Dixon; a sister: Mrs. Alta Emerick of Rushville; and three nephews; Preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

STEPHENS, Larry Gene; b. 30 May 1941, Beardstown, IL; d. 2 Apr 1996, Oklahoma City, OK; Bu.: City Cem., Beardstown, IL; Resident of Oklahoma City, OK; formerly of Beardstown, IL; Fa.: Roy Stephens; Mo.: Frances Bauser; Survived by his stepfather: Albert Bauser of Beardstown; one brother: Dick Stephens of Morris; two sisters: Virginia Simpson of Oklahoma City, OK and Toni Ladely of South Jacksonville; and grandmother: Ada McCoy; Preceded by his parents.

STEPHENS, Louis A. "Steve"; b. 7 Sep 1924, Quincy, IL; d. 29 Jan 1984, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Calvary Cem.; M. Alice Honaker on 27 Dec 1943 in Quincy, IL; Fa.: Roy Stephens; Mo.: Marie Werner; Survived by his wife and the following children: Tony Stephens of Cape Girardeau, MO, Anthony Stephens at home, Mrs. Dennis (Chris) David and Becky Parfitt, both of Springfield, and Mrs. Jim (Pat) Dalton of Carthage; eight grandchildren; two brothers: Leroy Stephens of Oklahoma City, OK and Clarence Stephens of Kansas City, KS; and a sister: Mrs. Marily Pratt of Macon, GA; Preceded in death by a brother: Eddie.

STEPHENS, Madeline C. (Settles); b. 30 Dec 1904, Rushville, IL; d. 22 Feb 1992, St. Petersburg, FL; Bu.: Rushville City Cem., Rushville, IL; A former resident of Rushville, IL; M. Carter W. Stephens in 1923 at Rushville, IL; Fa.: Harvey Settles; Mo.: Nora Garrison; Survived by her husband; four sons: Donald C. of St. Petersburg, FL, Harold E. of Rushville, Richard D. of Macomb and Gordon D. Stephens of Rushville; three sisters: Jessie Boyd of Rushville, Alene Lyons of Downers Grove and Margaret Bassett of Auburndale, FL; three brothers: Harold of Springfield, Paul of Rushville and Raymond Settles of Chino Valley, AZ; 10 grand and five great-grandchildren; Preceded by one grandson; one brother and one sister.

STEPHENS, Paul R.; b. 26 Sep 1901, Canton, IL; d. 4 May 1983, Rushville, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Rushville, IL; M. Golda Estes on 29 Oct 1922 in Rushville, IL; Fa.: Ben J. Stephens; Mo.: Delana Melvina Carter; Survived by his wife; one son: Alan Stephens of Bloomington and two grandchildren; four brothers: DeVere Stephens and Carter Stephens, both of Rushville, Ben Jr. of St. Paul, MN and Robert Stephens of Pharr, TX; Preceded by one brother.

STEPHENSON, Dick; b. 24 Dec 1924, Beardstown, IL; d. 12 Dec 1991, Springfield, IL; Bu.: (not given); WWII Marine Corps. Veteran; Resident of Beardstown, IL; M. Mary Petros on 7 Jul 1960 in Virginia, IL; Fa.: Sam Stephenson; Mo.: Elsie King; Survived by his wife; three sons: Sam Stephenson of Mesa, AZ, Richard Stephenson of Houston, TX and Mike Smith of Dallas, TX; one daughter: Mary Brockschmidt of Beardstown; one sister: Harriett Fitzgerald of Houston, TX; seven grand and three great-grandchildren; Preceded by two brothers: Samuel and Robert.

STEPHENSON, Elsie M. (King); b. 25 Sep 1892, Brown Co., IL; d. 9 May 1989, Beardstown, IL; bu.: Versailles Cem., Versailles, IL; Resident of Beardstown, IL; M. Samuel Stephenson in 1912 in Brown Co., IL, he died 11 Apr 1964; Fa.: Michael King; Mo.: Andella Schall; Survived by a daughter: Harriett Fitzgerald of Pasadena, TX; a son: Dick of Beardstown; seven grand and 14 great-grandchildren; and a sister: Florene Garrish of St. Louis, MO; Preceded by a son: Robert; three brothers and eight sisters.

STEPHENSON, Ethel (Daniels); b. 20 Oct 1899, Detroit, Pike Co., IL; d. 25 Mar 1979, Pittsfield, IL; bu.: Blue River Cem., Detroit, IL; resident of Pittsfield; formerly of the Valley City community; M. Roy G. Stephenson on 18 Dec 1918, he died in Mar. 1978; Fa.: Oscar Daniels; Mo.: Bertie Wade; Survived by these children: Mrs. Pete (June) Cooper of Pittsfield, Thomas E. of Hammond, IN, Clayton H.. Stephenson of Jacksonville; and D. Jack Stephenson of Newport Richey, FL; 12 grand and 18 great-grandchildren; a sister: Grace Owens of Winchester; and a brother: Emer Daniels of Pittsfield.

STEPHENSON, May (Byram); b. 23 Jan 1905, east of Hersman, Brown Co., IL; d. 16 Aug 1989, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: West Cem., Versailles, IL; Resident of Versailles, IL; M. George Stephenson on 10 May 1934, he died in 1942; Fa.: Frank Byram; Mo.: Hettie May Wright; Survived by one son: George W. "Bill" Byram of Versailles; three daughters: Mrs. Oville (Jean) Hacker and Mrs. Henry (Grace) Bridgewater, both of Bartonville, and Mrs. James (Brenda) Himmelberg of Gilliam, MO; seven grand and six great-grandchildren; Preceded by one sister: Merle Briggs; and one brother: Melvin Byram.

STEPHENSON, Murl G. "Tiny"; b. 27 May 1926, Valley City, IL; d. 19 Sep 1982, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Blue River Cem., Detroit, IL; Resident of Versailles, IL; Fa.: George Stephenson; Mo.: Rixie Foreman; Surviving are a sister: Mrs. Gerald (Annabell) Wainman of Griggsville; four brothers: Joe of Decatur, Robert of Clinton, Donald of Chambersburg, and Glenn of Timewell; two half-sisters: Mrs. Glenn (Inez) Riggsbe of Springfield and Mrs. Sylvester (Ella) Cook of Springfield, MO; three half-brothers: Floyd Stephenson of Alton, Ray Stephenson of Detroit and John Lewis Stephenson of Huntington, IN; and nieces and nephews.

STEPHENSON, Ray B.; b. 6 Oct 1896, Detroit Twp., IL; d. 7 Jan 1986, Detroit, IL; Bu.: Blue River Cem., Detroit, IL; Resident of Detroit, IL; M. (1) Dewey Rush (date & place not given), she died in 1958; (2) Helen Phillips Griffith on 15 Jul 1959; Fa.: George Stephenson; Mo.: Hannah Belle (maiden not given); Survived by his wife; a son by his first marriage: Ray B. Stephenson Jr. of Jacksonville; three grand and six great-grandchildren; one sister: Mrs. Ella Cook of Springfield, MO; four half-brothers: Joe Stephenson of Decatur, Robert Stephenson of Clinton, Don Stephenson of Chambersburg and Glenn Stephenson of Timewell; and one half-sister: Mrs. Gerald (Annabelle) Wainman of Griggsville.

STEPHENSON, Roy G.; b. 29 Mar 1899, Detroit, IL; d. 6 Mar 1978, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Blue River Cem., Detroit, IL; Resident of Griggsville; M. Floral Ethel Daniels on 18 Dec 1918 in Pittsfield, IL; Fa.: George Stephenson; Mo.: Hannah Belle Foreman; Survived by his wife; three sons: Thomas Earl of Hammond, IN, Clayton Harold of Jacksonville and Dewey Jack Stephenson of Washington, IL; and a daughter: Mrs. Pete (June) Cooper of Pittsfield; 11 grand and 15 great-grandchildren; two brothers: Floyd Stephenson of Alton and Ray Stephenson of Detroit, IL; a sister: Mrs. Ella Cook of Springfield, MO; five half-brothers: Joe of Decatur, Mural of Versailles, Robert of Clinton, Donald of Chambersburg and Glenn of Timewell; and a half-sister: Ms. Gerald (Annebelle) Wainman of Griggsville; one stepbrother and one stepsister.

STEPHENSON, Shelley R. Smith; b. 5 Nov 1963, Springfield, IL; d. 21 Aug 1992, Springfield, IL; bu.: Howe Cem., near Timewell, IL; Resident of Springfield; formerly of Brown Co., IL; M. Gary Smith on 28 Jan 1989 in Hannibal, MO; Fa.: Glenn Stephenson; Mo.: Delores Cook; Survived by her husband; her father: Glenn Stephenson of Timewell; her mother: Delores Entsminger of Topeka; one brother: Mark of Timewell; two grandmothers: Mary Cook of Topeka and Melba Norton of Timewell; and several aunts and uncles.

STEPHENSON, Thomas Earl; b. 26 Aug 1919, Detroit, IL; d. 28 Jun 1988, Linn, MO; Bu.; Pilgram Lutheran Church Cem ., Freedom, MO; Resident of Linn, MO; WWII Navy Veteran; M. Geraldine Schmidt on 10 Sep 1949 in Springfield, IL; Fa.: Roy Stephenson; Mo.: Ethel Daniels; Survived by his wife; two sons: Craig Stephenson of Porter, IN and Ricky Stephenson of Linn, MO; two daughters: Karen Schmidt of Chesterton, IN and Paula Mathews of Chamois, MO; 10 grand and 2 great-grandchildren; two brothers: Clayton Stephenson of Murrayville and Jack Stephenson of Peoria; and a sister: June Cooper of Pittsfield.

STEPHENSON, Vincent E. "Charlie"; b. 4 Apr 1917, Detroit, Pike Co., IL; d. 30 Aug 1987, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Blue River Cem., near Detroit, IL; WWII Army Veteran; Resident of Pittsfield; M. Evelyn Smith on 7 Feb 1942 in Hannibal, MO; Fa.: William Vincent Stephenson; Mo.: Jessie Maria Rush; Survived by his wife; three sons: Robert of Centralia, Larry of Seneca, WI and Chuck of Griggsville; and seven grandchildren.

STEPNIAK, Wayne B.; b. 7 May 1941, Menominee, MI; d. 24 Sep 1993, Hannibal, MO; Bu.: Emerson, MO; Vietnam War Navy Veteran; Resident of Emerson, MO; M. Jodi Wright on 29 Dec 1962 in Los Angeles, CA; Fa.: Bernard Stepniak; Mo.: Murial McCabe; Survived by his wife; one son: Larry Stepniak of Jacksonville; two brothers: Allen Stepniak of Marinette, WI and Barry Stepniak of Menominee, MI; one sister: Donna Roggendorf of Rogers, AR; and one granddaughter; Preceded by his parents.

STERLING, Mary Opal (Ray); b. 31 Mar 1907, Cass Co., IL; d. 2 Dec 1986, Springfield, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Beardstown, IL; Resident of Virginia, IL; M. Elden Sterling on 17 Jun 1948 in Baltimore, MD, he died in 1984; Fa.: Orbin Ray; Mo.: Bertha A. Webster; Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Mary Jean Stout Wankel of Jacksonville; six grand and 17 great-grandchildren; three sisters: Mrs. Mark (Evelyn) Skiles of Virginia, Mrs. Joy (Pearl) Barber of Virginia and Mrs. Charles (Annabel) Wilcox of Lawton, OK; Preceded by one brother.

STERN, Manfred; b. 27 Nov 1927, Hirschaid, Germany; d. 7 May 1995, Waterloo, IA; Bu.; (Cremated); WWII Army Veteran; Resident of Waterloo, IA; M. Theresa M. Boucher on 16 Apr 1955 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Simon Stern; Mo.: Freida Funkenstein; Survived by his wife; three sons: David Stern of Maquoketa, IA, Thomas Stern of Minneapolis, MN and Mark Stern of Newton, IA; one daughter: Susan Elaine Hamel of Iowa City, IA; three grandchildren; three brothers: Joseph Stern of San Jose, Costa Rica, Lothan Stern of Phoenix, AZ and a twin brother: Herbert Stern of Pineville, LA; and his mother-in-law: Mrs. Earl Boucher of Jacksonville; Preceded by his parents.

STERN, Theresa M. (Boucher); b. 1 Jun 1930, Belleville, IL; d. 4 Mar 1996, Coralville, IA; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of Coralville, IA; formerly of Waterlook, IA; M. Dr. Manfred Stern on 16 Apr 1955 in Jacksonville, IL, he preceded in death; Fa.: Earl Boucher; Mo.: Theresa Friedli; Survived by her mother of Jacksonville; one daughter: Susan (Rev. Robert A.) Hamel of Iowa City, IA; three sons: David Stern of Maquoketa, IA, Mark (wife, Julie) Stern of Newton, IA and Thomas Stern of Minneapolis, MN; and three grandchildren; Preceded by her father.

STERNBERG, Alice A. (Kraushaar); b. (not given); d. 24 Feb 1989, Peoria, IL; bu.: (not given); Resident of Mapleton, IL; formerly of Greene Co., IL; M. Erving S. Sternberg (date & place not given), he preceded in death; Fa.: Charles Kraushaar; Mo.: Virginia Christen; Survived by three brothers: George and Charles Kraushaar, both of Greene Co., and John Kraushaar of Portland, OR; and three sisters: June Allmon of Cape Girardeau, MO, Dorothy Wilson of Batchtown and Violet Kraushaar of Kingston, AZ.

STERNBERG, Erving S.; b. 30 Oct 1907, Chicago, IL; d. 8 Jul 1978, Springfield, IL; Bu.: (not given); Resident of Belltown, IL since 1976; M. Alice Kraushaar on 3 Jan 1948; Fa.: Morris Sternberg; Mo.: Anne Sprague; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Nancy Sternberg of Los Angeles, CA; and a niece: Sylvia Zimmerman of Chicago; Preceded by two brothers and two sisters.

STERRETT, Cecil (Christison); b. 15 Feb 1891, Scott Co., IL; d. 13 Nov 1983, Paris, MO; bu.: South Fork Cem., Santa Fe., MO; M. Combs Sterret on 19 May 1929 in Jacksonville, IL, he died in 1968; Fa.: MacClellan Christison; Mo.: Mary Butzback; Survived by one sister: Mrs. Ola Rueter of rural Bluffs, and she was preceded in death by three brothers.

STEVENS, Alvin "Jack"; b. 21 Aug 1905, Pleasant View, IL; d. 26 Feb 1986, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Beardstown, IL; Resident of Beardstown; M. Ruby Dunivent on 24 Mar 1928, she died 27 Jun 1974; Fa.: Nathan Stevens; Mo.: Melvina Icenogle; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Betty Burnett of Beardstown and Mrs. Wanda Vincent of Springfield; four grand and four great-grandchildren; and a niece; The last surviving member of her immediate family, he was preceded in death by two brothers, three sisters and a son who died in infancy.

STEVENS, Edward L.; b. 28 Dec 1904, Jersey Co., IL; d. 14 Apr 1991, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: City Cem., Carrollton, IL; Resident of Greenfield, IL; M. Lela King on 31 Aug 1940 in Troy, MO; Fa.: James J. Stevens; Mo.: Cora Davis; Survived by his wife; one daughter: Carolyn Stevens-Horne of Edwardsville; one grandson: Scott Weber; one sister: Alfreda Kane of Lavonia, MI; and three daughters and two sons from a previous marriage; Preceded by one son: Paul Weber; two brothers: Felter and Rupert Stevens; and one sister: Nellie Abbott.

STEVENS, George Earl; b. 27 Apr 1891, Keithburg, IL; d. 6 Jan 1978, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Beardstown, IL; Resident of Beardstown; M. Ethel Lisenbee on 18 Sep 1913 at Peoria, IL, she died 12 Jan 1962; Fa.: Henry Stevens; Mo.: Virginia Gray; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. May Logdon of Glendale, AZ and Mrs. Alva Whitt of San Francisco, CA; two brothers: John of Brownsville, OR and Laurence of Newport, WA; and two grandchildren.

STEVENS, Grant Byron; b. 27 Apr 1956, Jacksonville, IL; d. 12 Feb 1987, Merrillville, IN; bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of Lowell, IN; Fa.: David Stevens; Mo.: Sue Swann; Survived by his parents of South Jacksonville; and a brother: David of Sacramento, CA.

STEVENS, Harry Clayton; b. 19 Oct 1906, northeast of Jacksonville, IL; d. 4 Jun 1987, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of Jacksonville; Fa.: Samuel Stevens; Mo.: Mary Henderson; Survived by several cousins, including Mrs. Charles (Florence) Smith of Decatur and Mrs. Milo (Margaret) Gregory of Jacksonville.

STEVENS, Helen L. (Bowman); b. 22 Dec 1917, Alton, IL; d. 19 Apr 1995, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: West Cem., Pittsfield, IL; Resident of Pittsfield; formerly of Carlinville, IL; M. (not given); Fa.: William Bowman; Mo.: Amanda Kimberlin; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Gayle Johnson of Pittsfield; a son: Walter W. Stevens of Hettick; seven grand and three great-grandchildren; Preceded by three sisters.

STEVENS, Rev. Howard Dale; b. 15 Jun 1923, Frederick, IL; d. 2 Jun 1987, Rushville, IL; bu.: Messerer Cem., Frederick, IL; WWII Marine Corps. Veteran; Resident of Beardstown, IL; M. Maxine Reed on 5 Aug 1944 in Beardstown, IL; Fa.: E. Roscoe Stevens; Mo.: Emily (maiden not given); Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Bobby (Susan) Johnson of Beardstown; two sons: Dana Dale Stevens of Rushville and Earl Craig Stevens of Frederick; four grandsons; three granddaughters; two great-grandchildren; one sister: Mrs. Raymond (Earline) Daniels of Creve Coeur, IL; and numerous nieces and nephews; Preceded by one sister and two brothers.

STEVENS, Ken; b. 10 Jun 1931, Madrid, NE; d. 11 Jul 1988, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Astoria Cem., Astoria,, IL; Air Force Veteran; Resident of Astoria, IL; M. (1) Mary Ann Murphy on 8 Dec 1956, she died 26 Apr 1977; (2) Carolyn Schisler on 18 Sep 1982; Fa.: Harry Stevens; Mo.: Thelma Streeter; Survived by his wife; four children: Tom, Steve, Mrs. Wendell (Karen) Schisler of Astoria and Mrs. Randy (Stephanie) Hammond of Houston, TX; a sister: Mrs. Margaret Luck of Ilif, CO; and a brother: Gerald of Madrid, NE; Preceded by a sister.

STEVENS, Mabel R. (Campbell) Correll; b. 6 Apr 1894, Richland Co., IL; d. 24 Mar 1987, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Haven Hill Cem., Olney, IL; Resident of Jacksonville, IL; M. (1) Alva W. Correll on 15 Dec 1915, he died 8 Nov 1943; (2) Bert Stevens on 18 Feb 1948, he died 21 May 1971; Fa.: James A. Campbell; Mo.: Rebecca Robards; Survived by three daughters: Mrs. Eugene (Kathryn) Fawkes of Jacksonville, Mrs. Betty Hubbell of Decatur and Mrs. Waunetta Nelson of Kenansville, FL; seven stepchildren; 13 grandchildren; several step grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and one sister: Helen M. Shields of Terre Haute, IN; Preceded by one grandson; three brothers and four sisters.

STEVENS, Mary Evelyn (Stacy); b. 19 Feb 1909, Monticello, KY; d. 8 Oct 1989, Jacksonville; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of Jacksonville, IL; M. Leander Stevens on 8 Apr 1925 at Carrollton, IL, he died 16 Apr 1973; Fa.: Robert Stacy; Mo.: Mary Evaline Brummett; Survived by one daughter: Bettie E. Gioscio of Jacksonville; four grandchildren: Mrs. Don (Connie) Ehlert of Winchester, Mrs. Terry (Nikki) Thady of Woodson and Mike Gioscio and Rocco Gioscio, both of Jacksonville; and six great-grandchildren; Preceded by three brothers and three sisters.

STEVENS, Mike W.; b. 4 Aug 1917, Fredericktown, MO; d. 17 May 1978, Quincy, IL; bu.: Griggsville Cem., Griggsville, IL; Resident of Griggsville, IL; M. Frances Ehrgott on 6 Dec 1963 in Griggsville, IL; Fa.: Will Stevens; Mo.: Annie Midkifs; Survived by his parents of Fredericktown, MO; his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Joe (Donna) Garcia of Lenexa, KS; a stepdaughter: Mrs. Bruce (Delores) Lightle of Griggsville; a stepson: Rex Ehrgott of Griggsville; four grand and six step grandchildren; four sisters: Mrs. Homer (Lelah) Rainwater of Poplar Bluff, MO, Mrs. Denver (Letha) Skaggs of Hiram, MO, Mrs. Roy (Veda) Browne of St. Louis, MO and Mrs. Jean Weber of Florissant, MO; and three brothers: Woodrow of Bryan, MO, Marvin of Van Buren, MO; and Henry of Cahokia.

STEVENS, Russell Louis; b. 3 Nov 1929, Kane, IL; d. 5 Mar 1992, Atlanta, GA; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of Norcross, GA; formerly of Jacksonville and Winchester, IL; M. Louise Ford on 14 May 1949 in Eureka, IL; Fa.: Edward Lee Stevens; Mo.: Eva Marie Winters; Survived by his wife; two sons: Rick Stevens of San Francisco, CA and Robyn Stevens of Stone Mountain, GA; a daughter: Bonita Kalen of Norcross, GA; one grandson; two sisters: Mrs. William (Keota) Shouse of Jacksonville and Barbara Lee Gonzalez of Florrisant, MO; one brother: George Edward Stevens of Traverse City, MI; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins; Preceded by a sister: Christene Marie Smith.

STEVENS, Vida May (Rupert); b. 4 Apr 1887, Martinsburg Twp., Pike Co., IL; d. 4 Jun 1982, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: West Cem., Pittsfield, IL; DAR Member; M. Dr. Walter Stevens on 7 Oct 1909 in Bowling Green, MO, he died in 1939; Fa.: David Rupert; Mo.: Mary Baker; Surviving are several nieces and nephews, including Charles and James Rupert, both of Pittsfield.

STEVENS, Walter; b. 16 Dec 1892, Greene Co., IL; d. 7 Mar 1983, Jerseyville, IL; Bu.: Kane Cem., Kane, IL; Resident of Carrollton, IL; M. Wreatha Haney on 20 Dec 1911 in Kane, IL, she died 22 Aug 1974; Fa.: Edward Stevens; Mo.: Etta Wright; Survived by a son: William of Jerseyville; and a step grandson.

STEVENS, William H.; b. 6 Jun 1921, Kane, IL; d. 26 Feb 1993, Jerseyville, IL; Bu.; Kane Cem., Kane, IL; Resident of Jerseyville; formerly of Greene Co., IL; M. Katheryne Hedgecoe on 19 Jun 1969 at Grafton, IL; Fa.: Walter Stevens; Mo.: Wreatha Haney; Survived by his wife; one stepson: John Underwood of Jerseyville.

STEVENSON, Charlotte (Woodson); b. 11 Nov 1935, Omaha, NE; d. 25 Apr 1989, Belleville, IL; Bu.: Belleville, IL; Resident of Belleville; formerly of Winchester, IL; M. Nicholas Stevenson in 1955 at Winchester, IL; FA.: Cleo E. Woodson; Mo.: Josephine Hoban; Survived by her husband; her mother of Jacksonville; three children: Teresa Kreiter, Nicholas J. Stevenson and Richard Stevenson; all of Belleville; two grandchildren; three sisters: Mrs. Don (Gene Ann) Johnson of Franklin, Mrs. Eugene (Jessie) Chesser of Wilmington and Sister Donna Marie Woodson O.S.F. of Bihar, India; and several nieces and nephews in this area; Preceded by a brother: Capt. Richard E. Woodson; a sister: Betty Jo Woodson in infancy; a niece; and a nephew.

STEVENSON, Clarke Reed; b. 26 Jul 1923, Jacksonville, IL; d. 1 Sep 1978, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of Jacksonville; M. Beverly Casson on 22 Aug 1954; Fa.: H. Clarke Stevenson; Mo.: Nelle Reed; Survived by his mother of Jacksonville; his wife; two daughters: Deborah Ann and Jennifer Lynn, both at home; Preceded by his father.

STEVENSON, Claude; b. 13 Feb 1904, Halifax, Nova Scotia; d. 23 Mar 1982, Venice, FL; Bu.; Oak Hill Cem., Palmyra, IL; Former resident of Palmyra, IL and served as Mayor of Palmyra from 1948 to 1956; Fa.: Everett Stevenson; Mo.: Linda McGinas; Survivors include a brother: Dr. Richard Stevenson of Whitesburg, KY; and three nieces and three nephews.

STEVENSON, H. Jackson "Jack"; b. 21 Aug 1921, Morgan Co., IL; d. 24 Nov 1986, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; WWII Marine Corps Veteran; M. Margaret "Peg" Combrink on 4 Mar 1945 in Laguna Beach, CA; Fa.: C. Howard Stevenson; Mo.: Ruth Jackson; Survived by his wife; one son: Ronald C. Stevenson of Houston, TX; one daughter: Mrs. Tim (Diane) O'Connor of Leasburg, MO; three grandchildren; three sisters: Anna Louise Bealmear of Murrayville, Catherine Martin of Ottumwa, IA and Jane McGinnis of Manassas, VA; several nieces and nephews; Preceded by one sister: Betty Schell.

STEVENSON, Tom Lee; b. 8 Jan 1903, Stover, MO; d. 17 Dec 1978, Pleasant View, IL; Bu.: Messerer Cem., Rushville, IL; Resident of Pleasant View, IL; M. Goldie Coonce on 5 Sep 1924, she died in Mar. 1931; Fa.: Joe Stevenson; Mo.: Dora Branch; Survived by two brothers: Jim Stevenson of Stover, MO and Amel Stevenson of Abingdon; and a sister: Florene McNeal of Stove, MO; Preceded by a sister and two brothers.

STEWART, A. John; b. 13 Nov 1902, east of Jacksonville, IL; d. 31 Dec 1996, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of Jacksonville; M. Helen Dumas on 23 Aug 1928 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: John Morgan Stewart; Mo.: Elma Browning; Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Richard (Mary) Martzke of Milwaukee, WI; four grand and five great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Ethel Stewart of Springfield and Beulah Schumacher of Jacksonville; Preceded by one daughter: Lois Stewart Rule; one son: John Marlin; two brothers: Byron and Leon; and four sisters: Ina Stewart, Edith Mason, Clara Camm and Nellie Robinson.

STEWART, Ada (Rayborn); b. 5 Jan 1906, Frederick, IL; d. 3 Jan 1995, Rushville, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Beardstown, IL; Resident of Beardstown; M. Ben Stewart (date & place not given), he preceded in death; Fa.: Frank Rayborn; Mo.: Minnie Spillers; Survived by a son: Willis Bulmer of Watkinsville, GA; a brother: Harold Rayborn of Rock Island; a sister: Betty Dupoy of Frederick; a granddaughter; a great-grandson and numerous nieces and nephews; Preceded by two brothers and two sisters.

STEWART, Andrew E. "Bob"; b. 29 Jul 1917, Fieldon, IL; d. 3 Dec 1994, Jerseyville, IL; Bu.: Pine Tree Cem., near Patterson, IL; resident of White Hall, IL; M. Floreca Craddock on 29 Aug 1938 in Bowling Green, MO; Fa.: George Stewart; Mo.: Gertie Flowers; Survived by his wife; five sons: Robert L., John William and Thomas R. Stewart, all of White Hall, Richard L. Stewart of Portage, WI and James D. Stewart, at home; one daughter: Gertie Ruyle of Springfield; 12 grand and 14 great-grandchildren; Preceded by his parents; his stepmother: Martha Ella Stewart; one sister: Mabel; one brother: Curtis; two grandsons; and one great-granddaughter.

STEWART, Anna Mae (Allen); b. 15 Oct 1917, Arlington, KY; d. 14 Sep 1994, Houston, MO; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of Houston, MO; M. (not given) (2) Leo Willard Stewart, later divorced; (2) (not given); Fa.: Vester Allen; Mo.: Ruth Jeeters; Survived by one son: Thomas Megginson of Tampa, FL; one daughter: Lee Ann McDaniles of Pittsfield; and one sister: Earleen Francis of Paducah, KY.

STEWART, Bertha (Eyer); b. 9 Aug 1896, Palmyra, IL; d. 12 Jan 1983, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Oak Hill Cem., Palmyra, IL; Resident of Palmyra, IL; M. John C. Stewart on 1 May 1926 in Carlinville, IL, he died 9 Jul 1982; Fa.: Benjamin Eyer; Mo.: Lillian Elliott Henderson; Surviving are three sons: William Stewart of Palmyra; Yates Stewart of Taylorville and Alden Stewart of Jacksonville; three daughters: Twyla McDonnond of Stanford, Joann Jones of Palmyra and Helen Jones of Jacksonville; a sister: Mrs. Mary Ralston of Hettick; 18 grandchildren; Preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.

STEWART, Bertha Inez "Bert" (Smith); b. 29 Aug 1921, Augusta, KS; d. 12 May 1992, Springfield, IL; bu.: East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of Jacksonville, IL; M. (not given) (Leo Willard Stewart, later divorced); Fa. Ira Smith; Mo.: Bell Johnson; Survived by two sons: Paul Stewart and Jack Stewart, both of Jacksonville; five grand and six great-grandchildren; Preceded by one son: one daughter; her parents; one brother; and one sister.

STEWART, Betty L. (Nix); b. 25 Nov 1945, Athensville, IL; d. 5 Jul 1990, Springfield, IL; bu.: Athensville Cem., Athensville, IL; Resident of White Hall, IL; M. Robert L. Stewart on 16 Nov 1963 in Greenfield, IL; Fa.: Charles Edward Nix; Mo.: Virginia Maberry; Survived by her husband; her mother of Greenfield; two daughters: Michele and Karen N., both at home; and a sister: Patsy Piper of Greenfield; Preceded by her father and a brother: Charles R. Nix.

STEWART, Beulah Esther (Erixon); b. 11 May 1895, Morgan Co., IL; d. 7 Jul 1983, Jacksonville, IL: bu.: Gillham Cem.; M. Clayton M. Stewart on 6 Mar 1915, he preceded in death; Fa.: Samuel Thomas Erixon; Mo.: Rozella Rexroat; Survivors include one sister: Kathryn Evans of Jacksonville; two nieces: Peggy Hoff of Chapin and Joanne Brasel of East Moline; and four nephews: Roland Erixon and Clayton Erixon, both of Jacksonville; and Paul Erixon of Wood River and Rex Erixon of Pennsylvania; several great and great-great nieces and nephews.

STEWART, Billy; b. 5 Oct 1919, Colchester, IL; d. 19 Nov 1994, Brighton, IL; bu.: Mt. Auburn Cem., near Macomb, IL; WWII Army Veteran; Fa.: Edward Raymond Stewart; Mo.: Ruth Elizabeth (maiden not given); Survived by a sister: Vergene Smith of KS; and a brother: Raymond E. Stewart of Godfrey; Preceded by a sister: Mary Hart; and a brother: Paul Stewart.

STEWART, Brenda Kay (Stouffe); b. 24 Jun 1953, Jacksonville, IL; d. 22 Sep 1987, Corsicana, TX; Bu.: Oak Hill Cem., Palmyra, IL; Resident of Corsicana, TX; formerly of Palmyra, IL; M. (not given) (Howard Franklin Stewart); Fa.: Harold Stouffe; Mo.: Dean Fetter; Survived by her parents of Corsicana, TX; two sons: Benjamin F. and Brandon W. of Corsicana, TX; one brother: Harold Stouffe of Lancaster, TX; one sister: Tonda Sue Stouffe of Jacksonville; and her grandmother: Mrs. Viola Stouffe of Palmyra.

STEWART, Byron E.; b. 23 Feb 1951, Jacksonville, IL; d. 5 Jun 1978, Glasgow, KY; Bu.: City Cem., Franklin, IL; Resident of Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Ivan Eugene Stewart; Mo.: Virginia Ellen Carter; Survived by his mother of Jacksonville; two sisters: Phyllis of Jacksonville and Katherine, at home; and four brothers: Steven, Harold, Robert and Ivan, all of Jacksonville; Preceded by his father.

STEWART, Byron W.; b. 28 Feb 1897, Montgomery Co., IL; d. 12 Nov 1986, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of rural Jacksonville, IL; M. Elizabeth Lee Turley on 21 Oct 1926, she died 5 Feb 1982; Fa.: John M. Stewart; Mo.: Elma Browning; Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Virginia Lee Beerup of Jacksonville; two grandchildren: John Robert and Lori Beerup, both of Jacksonville; six sisters: Mrs. Henry (Edith) Mason and Miss Ina Stewart of Jacksonville, Miss Ethel Stewart of Springfield, Mrs. Bernard (Clara) Kamm of Franklin, Mrs. Floyd (Nellie) Robinson of Springfield and Mrs. Carlton (Beulah) Schumacher of Chapin; and two brothers: A. John of Jacksonville and Leon of Charlemont, MA.

STEWART, Carl I.; b. 9 Apr 1896, Saidora, IL; d. 12 Feb 1984, Menard, IL; bu.: Bethel Church Cem., Saidora, IL; WWI Veteran; Resident of Pleasant Plains; M. Hulda Parrott (date & place not given), she died in 1978; Fa.: Andrew Stewart; Mo.: Alice Kennedy; Survived by a daughter: Sue Masten of Pleasant Plains; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a brother: Victor Stewart of Springfield; Preceded in death by a grandson, three great-grandchildren, six sisters and two brothers.

STEWART, Celia A. (Brown); b. 8 Apr 1896, Morgan Co., IL; d. 17 Sep 1992, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Alexander; M. John L. "Jack" Stewart on 9 Feb 1937, he died

STEWART, Christopher Joel; b. 10 Feb 1984, Harrisburg, IL; d. 10 Feb 1984, Harrisburg, IL; Bu.: Pine Tree Cem., Patterson, IL; Parents are residents of Eldorado, IL; formerly of White Hall, IL; Fa.: Bill Stewart; Mo.: Meleta (maiden not given); Survived by his parents; grandparents: Mr. and Mrs. Bob Stewart of White Hall; a grandmother: Mrs. Margaret Hicks, also of White Hall; a great-grandmother: Nona Owdom of Patterson; a brother: Jonathan, at home; and three sisters: Kimberly of White Hall and Angela and Erin, both at home.

STEWART, Daniel Jordan; b. 30 Jul 1990, Jacksonville, IL; d. 15 May 1992, near Murrayville, IL; Bu.; City Cem., Murrayville, IL; Resident of Murrayville; Fa.: Rick L. Stewart; Mo.: Kimberly K. Vaniter; Survived by his parents; one sister: Amanda, at home; grandparents: Robert Vaniter of Manchester, Mr. & Mrs. Paul Stewart of Jacksonville and John and Elaine Brickey of Murrayville; and great-grandfather: Leo Stewart of Jacksonville; Preceded by his grandmother: Flossie Vaniter.

STEWART, Eliza Mae (Seymour); b. 19 Apr 1908, near Franklin, IL; d. 6 Dec 1976, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: (not given); M. Edgar Stewart (date & place not given), he died in 1974; Fa.: George Seymour; Mo.: Callie Jones; Survived by a daughter: Mary Lou Longley of Jacksonville; two sisters: Mrs. Helen Covey and Mrs. Harriet Rodgers, both of Auburn, IL; 11 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild; Preceded by a son; two sisters; and a grandchild.

STEWART, Elizabeth Lee (Turley); b. 18 Dec 1895, Jacksonville, IL; d. 5 Feb 1982, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of Jacksonville; M. Byron W. Stewart on 21 Oct 1926 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Arthur Leroy Turley; Mo.: Elizabeth Ellen Currier; Surviving are her husband; a daughter: Mrs. Virginia Lee Beerup of Jacksonville; two grandchildren: John Robert Beerup and Lori Lee Beerup, both of this city; a nephew: Robert J. Headen; a grandnephew and two grandnieces.

STEWART, Flora Coffman (Carter); b. 15 Sep 1905, DeSota, MO; d. 10 Jul 1987, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. James Stewart (date & place not given), he preceded in death; Fa.: Arthur Carter; Mo.: Florence King; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Gloria Carter of Jacksonville and Mrs. Joseph (Betty) Pilate of Finley, OH; one grandson: Arthur Neal of Jacksonville; a number of nieces and nephews; preceded by one sister and two brothers.

STEWART, George M.; b. 8 Feb 1916, Jerseyville, IL; d. 5 Dec 1991, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: Kane Cem., Kane, IL; Resident of rural Carrollton, IL; M. Mae Ackerman in 1935 at Alton, IL; Fa.: William Stewart; Mo.: Alice Brown; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Stanley (Ruth Ann) Ransom and Mrs. Paul (Alice) Dunbar, both of East Peoria; three grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; two sisters: Irene Barlow of CA and Leda Price of Bethalto; one brother: William Stewart of Rockbridge; and one half-brother; Samuel Ortwell of Alton; preceded by one son; George W. Stewart; two brothers; Simeon and Charles Stewart; and two sisters; myrtle Easter and Mary Nicolet.

STEWART, Gretchen Marie; b. 8 Mar 1991, Carbondale, IL; d. 8 Mar 1991, Carbondale, IL; Bu.: Pine Tree Cem., Patterson, IL; Mo.: Erin Stewart of Eldorado, IL; Survived by her mother; grandparents: Bill and Meleta Stewart of Raleigh; great-grandparents: Mr. and Mrs. Bob Stewart and Margaret Hicks, all of rural White Hall; and several aunts and uncles.

STEWART, Harold J.; b. 27 Nov 1917, near Waverly, IL; d. 19 Sep 1995, Girard, IL; Bu.: East Cem., Waverly, IL; WWII Army Veteran; Resident of Jacksonville, IL; M. Marjorie Lewis on 5 May 1947 in Olatha, KS; Fa.: Jesse Harrison Stewart; Mo.: Mary McCracken; Survived by his wife; one son: Duane (wife, Victoria) Stewart of Virden; one daughter: Mrs. Larry (Cindy) Davis of Marine; five grandchildren; three brothers: Howard (wife, Frances) Stewart, Paul (wife, Helen) Stewart and Maurice (wife, Marjorie) Stewart, all of Waverly; and one sister: Mrs. Elbert (Jean) Luttrell of Jacksonville; Preceded by his parents.

STEWART, Harold L.; b. 27 Sep 1894, Sinclair, IL; d. 31 Mar 1984, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Berea Cem., Morgan Co., IL; Resident of rural Ashland, IL; M. Helen Swain on 18 Feb 1926; Fa.: L. J. Stewart; Mo.: Laura Parrot; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Paul (Marjorie) Hartman of Ames, IA and Mrs. Steve (Marion) Webb of Creve Couer, MO; seven grand and five great-grandchildren; one sister: Lorene Stewart of Jacksonville; and two brothers: Chester of Sinclair and Russell of Springfield; Preceded in death by a son; two brothers; and a sister.

STEWART, Helen (Swain); b. 28 Dec 1898, Berea community, Morgan Co., IL; d. 20 Jul 1986, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Berea Cem., Berea, IL; resident of rural Ashland, IL; M. Harold L. Stewart on 18 Feb 1926 in Morgan Co., IL, he died 31 Mar 1984; Fa.: Charles W. Swain; Mo.: Mary Standerford; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Paul (Marjorie) Hartman of Ames, IA and Mrs. Steve (Marian) Webb of Creve Coeur, MO; a sister: Mrs. J. C. (Nellie) Kimmel of Robinson; seven grandchildren: Philip Hartman of Ft. Worth, TX, Helen Ann Kitzman of Cambridge, WI, Mark Hartman of Omaha, NE, Sheryl Kunst of Manchester, MO, Kimberly Hayes of Kansas City, MO, Andrew Webb of Collinsville and Kristin Webb of Creve Coeur, MO; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; Preceded by an infant son; a brother; and two sisters.

STEWART, Helen (Dumas); b. 13 Sep 1905, near Carney, OK; d. 10 May 1995, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of Jacksonville; M. A. John Stewart on 28 Aug 1928, Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Russell L. Dumas; Mo.: Emma Bohlmeyer; Survived by one daughter: Mary (husband, Richard) Martzke of Milwaukee, WI; four grand and five great-grandchildren; one sister: Mrs. Walter B. (Esther) Dumas Meyer of Jacksonville; and one brother: Austin R. Dumas of Upland, CA; Preceded by one daughter: Lois Stewart Rule; and one son: John Marlin Stewart.

STEWART, Howard Franklin; b. 1 Dec 1949, Springfield, IL; d. 22 Sep 1987, Corsicana, TX; Bu.: Girard Cem., Girard, IL; Marine Corps. Veteran; Resident of Corsicana, TX; M. (not given in newspaper) (Brenda Kay Stouffe); Fa.: Howard Stewart; Mo.: Alice Shepard; Survived by his parents of Girard; two sons: Benjamin and Walker of Corsicana; and two sisters: Mary Weber of LeRoy and Bonnie Waters of Palmyra.

STEWART, Ina M.; b. 20 Sep 1906, Morgan Co., IL; d. 16 Feb 1994, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Diamond Grove Cem. Mausoleum, Jacksonville, IL; Resident of Jacksonville; Fa.: John M. Stewart; Mo.: Sarah Elma Browning; Survived by one brother: A. John Stewart of Jacksonville; and three sisters: Ethel Stewart and Nellie Robinson, both of Springfield, and Beulah Schumacher of Chapin; Preceded by two brothers: Byron Stewart and Leon Stewart; and two sisters: Clara Camm and Edith Mason.

STEWART, Irene (Brown); b. 1 May 1914, Goss Mo.; d. 19 Jun 1989, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of Jacksonville, IL; M. Arvil Stewart on 2 Jun 1932 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: U. G. Brown; Mo.: Blanche Stewart; Survived by her husband; one son: Roy Stewart of Jacksonville; two daughters: Mrs. Danny (Betty) Vaniter and Mrs. John (Deloris) Carl, both of Jacksonville; six grand, nine great, two step great and two step great-great-grandchildren; Preceded by two brothers.

STEWART, Irene (McLin) Dyer; b. 21 Mar 1904, Monroe, IL; d. 18 Mar 1989, Springfield, IL; Bu.: cline Perpetual Care Section, City Cem., Beardstown, IL; Resident of Beardstown; M. (1) Joseph Glen Dyer (date & place not given), he died in 1951; (2) Amos Stewart 27 Jun 1956, he died in 1972; Fa.: Harvey mcLin; Mo.: Amelia Ring; Survived by two daughters: Norma Ulery and Doris White, both of Springfield; two sons: Joe Dyer of Travis City, MI and Glen Dyer of Peoria; a very close friend: Howard Hobrock of Beardstown; four stepchildren: Harvey and Walter Stewart, Evelyn Pallante and Gladys Armstrong, all of Springfield; 14 grand and 19 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by a sister and a brother.

STEWART, Ivan Eugene; b. 26 Jul 1960, Jacksonville, IL; d. 20 Apr 1988, Springfield, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Franklin, IL; Resident of Jacksonville, IL; M. (not given); Fa.: Ivan Eugene Stewart; Mo.: Virginia Carter; Survived by his mother of Jacksonville; two daughters: Shayna and Jaimie, both of Jacksonville; a son: Nathan of Murphysboro; two sisters: Phyllis of Jacksonville and Kathrine of San Diego, CA; three brothers: Steven and Robert, both of Jacksonville, and Harold of San Diego, CA.

STEWART, James G.; b. 17 Jan 1897, Espyville Station, PA; d. 29 Mar 1978, Rushville, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Rushville, IL; M. Beryl M. Pitzer on 22 Oct 1919 in PA; Fa.: Fred B. Stewart; Mo.: Nell G. McKay; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Clark (Marjorie) Moreland and Mrs. William (Louise) Devitt, both of Rushville; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild; Preceded by two brothers: Claire and Robert Stewart.

STEWART, John; b. 11 Jul 1908, Curryville, MO; d. 24 Jan 1991, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Douglas Cem., near Milton, IL; Resident of Pearl, IL; M. Lydia Allean Tolbert (date & place not given), he preceded in death; Fa.: Robert Stewart; Mo.: Ellie Cook; Survived by four sons: Gilbert of Festus, MO, Edward of Birdsboro, PA, Jesse of Pacific, MO and Wesley of Effingham; four daughters: Ella Brooks of Pittsfield, Suzie Splain of Griggsville, Janet Forister of Winsboro, TX and Brenda Weaver of Louisiana, MO; 28 grand and several great-grandchildren.

STEWART, John C.; b. 21 May 1898, Modesto, IL; d. 9 Jul 1982, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Oak Hill Cem., Palmyra, IL; Resident of Palmyra, IL; M. Bertha Eyer on 1 May 1926; Fa.: William Stewart; Mo.: Cora Couthers; Survived by his wife; three daughters: Twyla McDonnold of Stanford, Joann Jones and Helen L. Jones, both of Palmyra; three sons: William of Palmyra, Mervin Y. of Taylorville and Alden of Jacksonville; 18 grandchildren; and two sisters: Mrs. Gertrude Johnson of East Alton and Ruth Arnold of Modesto, CA.

STEWART, John L. "Jack"; b. 10 Sep 1897, Morgan Co., IL; d. 11 Jul 1978, rural Alexander, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of rural Alexander; M. Celia Brown on 9 Feb 1937; Fa.: L. J. Stewart; Mo.: Laura Parrot; Survived by his wife; these brothers and sister: Miss Lorene Stewart of Jacksonville, Harold A. of Ashland, Myron P. of Lodi, Chester R. of Alexander and Russell E. of Springfield; Preceded by a sister: Ollie.

STEWART, John W.; b. 17 Nov 1912, Palmyra, IL; d. 23 Oct 1991, Carlinville, IL; Bu.: Oak Hill Cem., Palmyra, IL; Resident of Modesto, IL; M.Kathryn Nifong on 30 Jul 1935; Fa.: C. L. Stewart; Mo.: Dora Mahan; Survived by his wife; a son: John W. Stewart of Indianapolis, IN; two grandsons; and three great-grandchildren; Preceded by one brother and one sister.

STEWART, John William II "J.W."; b. 8 Oct 1970, Springfield, IL; d. 22 Dec 1992, Tucson, AZ; Bu.: East Cem., Waverly, IL; Resident of Tucson, AZ; Fa.: John William Stewart; Mo.: Patti Van Buskirk; Survived by his father and stepmother: Bill and Shawne Stewart of Tucson; his mother: Patti Stewart of Kileen, TX; two sisters: Mandy, at home and Mrs. Rob (Nancy Jo) Gullick of Tucson; and two grandmothers: Mrs. Ruth Ann Stewart of Waverly and Mrs. Blanche Schneider of Jerseyville; Preceded by two grandfathers: Merril A. Stewart and Gordon Van Buskirk.

STEWART, Leon B.; b. 8 Nov 1898, near Farmersville, Montgomery Co., IL; d. 25 May 1988, Deerfield, MA; Bu.: Heath Center Cem., Heath, MA; Resident of South Deerfield, MA; formerly of Jacksonville, IL; M. Esther Collims on 2 Nov 1926, she died 20 Mar 1974; Fa.: John M. Stewart; Mo.: Elma Browning; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Kendall (Carolyn) Litchfield of White Plains, NY; a son: Warren Stewart of Temple, TX; six grand and six great-grandchildren; a brother: A. John Stewart of Jacksonville; five sisters: Miss Ina Stewart of Jacksonville, Miss Ethel Stewart and Mrs. Floyd (Nellie) Robinson, both of Springfield, Mrs. Barnard (Clara) Camm of Franklin and Mrs. Carlton (Beulah) Schumacher of Chapin; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by a brother: Byron Stewart; and a sister: Edith Stewart Mason.

STEWART, Lester; b. 13 Mar 1914, near Waverly, IL; d. 5 Dec 1988, Quincy, IL; Bu.: Shelbina Cem., Shelbina, MO; WWII Army Veteran; Resident of Shelbyville, MO; M. Elizabeth Nothnagel on 23 Jul 1949 in Shelbyville, MO; FA.: Charles Edgar Stewart; Mo.: Dessie Pogue; Survived by his wife; numerous Stewart cousins, several of whom reside in the Waverly and Franklin area; Preceded by a brother: Claude in 1980.

STEWART, Letha P. (Jackson); b. 21 Dec 1899, near Modesto, IL; d. 9 May 1990, Springfield, IL; Bu.: East Cem., Waverly, IL; Resident of Springfield; formerly of Waverly, IL; M. Ralph L. Stewart on 20 Dec 1923, he died 9 Sep 1979; Fa.: Otis Jackson; Mo.: Rosa Allen; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Marcus (Ilene) McKay of Mesa, AZ; a son: Robert S. Stewart of Springfield; three grandchildren: Karen Branham of Monticello and Susan Dorsey and David A. Stewart, both of Springfield; six great-grandchildren; a brother: Lester Jackson of Alma; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by three sisters: Marie Snodgrass, Hazel Tiley and Maude Stewart; and a brother: Orval Jackson.

STEWART, Lucille I. (DeLong); b. 8 Mar 1898, south of Waverly, IL; d. 3 Jan 1977, rural Franklin, IL; Bu.: East Cem., Waverly, IL; Resident of Franklin, IL; M. Otis Stewart on 16 Dec 1914; Fa.: James Henry DeLong; Mo.: Rebecca Hobaker; Survived by her husband; three sons: Ted and Stanley, both of Franklin, and Richard of Makanda; five daughters: Mrs. Martha Gunnells of Scottsdale, AZ, Mrs. Marilyn Retzer of Literberry, Mrs. Elsie Siebert of Rockford and Mrs. Gladys Jackson and Mrs. Margaret Rees, both of Franklin; a sister: Mrs. Helen Roach of Franklin; 30 grand and 25 great-grandchildren; Preceded by two daughters; two brothers; and a sister.

STEWART, Lydia Allean (Tolbert); b. 25 Dec 1912, Eolia, MO; d. 13 May 1981, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Douglas Cem., near Milton, IL; Resident of rural Pearl, IL; M. John Alexander Stewart on 16 Apr 1930 in Bowling Green, MO; Fa.: Gilbert Wesley Tolbert; Mo.: Emily Kathryn Inlow; Survived by her husband; four daughters: Ella Brooks and Carolyn Sue Splain, both of Pittsfield, Janet Forrester of Rolla, MO and Brenda Weaver of Louisiana, MO; four sons: Gilbert of Marblehill, MO, Edmond Wesley of Urbana, Edward of Birdsborow, PA and Jessie D. of Cahokia; 28 grand and seven great-grandchildren; a brother: Noah Tolbert of Louisiana, MO; and two sisters: Bertha Reeves of Carlinville and Anna Inlow of Louisiana, MO.

STEWART, M. Lorene; b. 3 Jan 1902, Sinclair, IL; d. 18 Oct 1995, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Berea Cem., Morgan Co., IL; Resident of Jacksonville; Fa.: L. J. Stewart; Mo.: Laura Parrott; Survived by one brother: Chester Stewart of rural Alexander; five nieces and nephews; Preceded by four brothers: Harold L., John, Myron P. and Russell Stewart; and a sister: Ollie Mae Stewart.

STEWART, Mae Gladys (Ackerman); b. 21 May 1909, East Alton, IL; d. 20 Sep 1992, East Peoria, IL; Bu.: Kane Cem., Kane, IL; Resident of East Peoria; formerly of Greene Co., IL; M. George Stewart in 1935 at Alton, IL, he died 5 Dec 1991; Fa.: Ernest Ackerman; Mo.: Lou Riley; Survived by two daughters: Ruth Ann Ransom and Alice Dunbar, both of East Peoria; three grand and two great-grandchildren; four brothers: Elmer Ackerman of Virginia, Tom Ackerman of St. Louis, Ralph Ackerman of Alton and Mervin Ackerman of Joliet; and one sister: Alberta Pike of Brazil, IN; Preceded by one son: George W. Stewart; and several brothers and sisters.

STEWART, Maribeth (Theivagt); b. 11 Oct 1926, Morgan Co., IL; d. 16 Mar 1981, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; Resident of Jacksonville; M. (not given in newspaper) Prentice L. Stewart (date & place not given), later divorced; Fa.: Harry Theivagt; Mo.: Bess Spries; Survived by her mother of Jacksonville; three sons: Leo of Jacksonville, Larry and Roger, both of Waverly; and one daughter: Mrs. Stanley (Sheila) Hughes, also of Waverly; three grandchildren; Preceded in death by two sons and two grandsons.

STEWART, Mary J. (Buchanan); b. 4 Sep 1895, Morgan Co., IL; d. 11 Apr 1986, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of Jacksonville; M. James Arthur Stewart on 23 Mar 1952 in Jacksonville, IL, he died in July, 1968; Fa.: Benjamin F. Buchanan; Mo.: Nettie C. Roberts; Survived by one brother: Curtis C. Buchanan of Jacksonville; two sisters: Mrs. Julia A. Lamb and Mrs. Harriet E. Moss, both of Jacksonville; and several nieces, nephews and cousins; Preceded by two brothers: Arthur and William J.; two half-brothers: Clarence and Benton Buchanan; and two half-sisters: Cordelia Jordan and Clara Rock.

STEWART, Maybelle (Lyons); b. 3 Jan 1913, Waverly, IL; d. 11 Oct 1976, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Franklin Cem., Franklin, IL; Resident of Waverly, IL; M. Elmer Stewart in 1932, he died in 1969; Fa.: Henry Lyons; Mo.: Viola Belle Emory; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. James (Carol) Crouse of Waverly; two sisters: Mrs. Helen Woods of Scottville and Mrs. Betty Shumaker of FL; five brothers: Darrell of Loami, Walter and Barney of Jacksonville, Albert and Frank Lyons of CA.

STEWART, Merril Alvin; b. 8 Jun 1924, near Waverly, IL; d. 9 Jul 1984, Springfield, IL; bu.: East Cem., Waverly, IL; M. Ruth Ann Reiser on 1 Nov 1943 in Jacksonville, IL; WWII Navy Veteran; Resident of Waverly, IL; Fa.: John Frederick Stewart; Mo.: Sylvia Mae Stillwell; Surviving are his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Alfred (Shirley Ann) Aleguas of Western Springs, IL and Mrs. Dennis (Judey) Harrington of Riverside, CA; a son: John William "Bill" Stewart of Anaheim, Ca; and seven grandchildren; three sisters: Mrs. Delos (Ruth) Craig and Mrs. Ilene Gunther, both of Jacksonville, and Mrs. Bessie Spradlin of Waverly; and three brothers: Floyd, Prentice and Darrell Stewart, all of Waverly; Preceded in death by a sister: Anna Frances Ebrey; and two infant brothers.

STEWART, Myron P. "Jim"; b. 9 Nov 1899, Sinclair, IL; d. 16 Feb 1981, Paxton, IL; Bu.: Memorial Gardens, Champaign, IL; Resident of Paxton, IL; M. Mary Zeigenhorn on 10 Dec 1932; Fa.: L. J. Stewart; Mo.: Laura Parrott; Survived by his wife; a son: James of Kansas City, MO; and seven grandchildren; three brothers: Harold "Bud" Stewart of Ashland, Chester of Alexander and Russell of Springfield; and one sister: Lorene of Jacksonville; Preceded by a son; one brother and one sister.

STEWART, Otis, b. 28 May 1894, Morgan Co., IL; d. 9 Aug 1978, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: East Cem., Waverly, IL; Resident of rural Franklin, IL; M. Lucille DeLong on 6 Dec 1914, she died 3 Jan 1977; Fa.: John Baumgartner Stewart; Mo.: Elizabeth Young; Survived by five daughters: Mrs. Martha Gunnels of Scottsdale, AZ, Mrs. Marilyn Retzer of Ashland, Mrs. Elsie Siebert of Rockford and Mrs. Gladys Jackson and Mrs. Margaret Rees, both of Franklin; three sons: Ted and Stanley Stewart of Franklin and Richard Stewart of Makanda; 29 grand, 31 great-grand, three step grand and four step great-grandchildren; Preceded by two daughters.

STEWART, Ralph L.; b. 8 Aug 1902, Jacksonville, IL; d. 9 Sep 1979, Springfield, IL; Bu.: East Cem., Waverly, IL; Resident of Springfield, IL; M. Letha Jackson in 1923; Fa.: Dory M. Stewart; Mo.: Addie Ballard; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Marcus (Ilene) McKay of Mesa, AZ; a son: Robert S. Stewart of Springfield; two granddaughters; one grandson; three great-granddaughters; and several nieces and nephews.

STEWART, Russell Everett "Dick"; b. 19 May 1908, Sinclair, IL; d. 1 Mar 1993, Springfield, IL; bu.: Oak Ridge Cem., Springfield, IL: WWII Veteran; M. Ruby Bradley on 2 Jul 1949; Fa.: Leander Jack Stewart; Mo.: Laura Parrott; Survived by his wife; a brother: Chester Stewart of Alexander; a sister: Lorene Stewart of Jacksonville; and several nieces, nephews and cousins; Preceded by three brothers: Harold, John and Myron P. Stewart; and a sister: Ollie Mae Stewart.

STEWART, Ruth (Want); b. 13 Jun 1893, Edgar, Il; d. 31 Mar 1993, Urbana, IL; Bu.: Woodlawn Cem., Urbana, IL; Resident of Urbana, IL; M. Charles L. Stewart in Aug. 1916 at Bloomington, IL, he died in Sep. 1974; Fa.: Rev. M. M. Want; Mo.: Mary E. Fulton; Survived by one son: Charles L. Stewart Jr. of Glencoe; one daughter: Barbara Stewart McDonald of Alexandria, VA; 12 grand and 18 great-grandchildren; Preceded by one son; one daughter; one grandchild; two brothers and one sister.

STEWART, Stanley Louis; b. 21 Nov 1921, near Waverly, IL; d. 30 Dec 1993, Jacksonville, IL: Bu.: East Cem., Waverly, IL; WWII Army Veteran; Resident of Franklin, IL; M. Berniece Alderson on 17 Mar 1974; Fa.: Lee Otis Stewart; Mo.: Lucille DeLong; Survived by four sons: Robert E. of Jacksonville, Wayne L. of Franklin, David A. of Winchester and Darrell L. Stewart of Greenview; a stepson: Gary Greene of Jacksonville; one daughter: Sandra K. Turley of Divernon; a stepdaughter: Elaine Kleinschmidt of Chapin; 11 grand, four step grand and two great-grandchildren; two brothers: Theodore Stewart of Franklin and Richard Stewart of Makanda; five sisters: Gladys Jackson of Franklin, Martha Gunnels of Jacksonville, Margaret Rees of Franklin, Marilyn Retzer of Jacksonville and Elsie Siebert of Rockford; Preceded by a stepson: Roy T. Alderson; and two sisters: Florence Stewart and Verna Lee Blair.

STEWART, Sterling Jr. "Doug"; b. 4 Jan 1953, Beardstown, IL; d. 7 Sep 1977, Quincy, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Beardstown, IL; Vietnam War Veteran; Resident of Quincy, IL; formerly of Beardstown and Paxton, IL; M. Christel Carper on 1 Apr 1973 in Cass Co., IL; Fa.: Sterling D. Stewart Sr.; Mo.: Ann Mulligan; Survived by his father of Tucson, AZ; his mother and stepfather: Mr. & Mrs. Glen L. Kaiser of Paxton; his wife; three children: Heather, Shawn and Allison; his grandmother: Mrs. Margaret Mulligan of Beardstown; his step grandmother: Hazel Kaiser of Paxton; an aunt and uncle: Mr. & Mrs. William White of Beardstown; and two half-brothers: Greg and Ted Kaiser; and a half-sister: Kimberly Kaiser, all of Paxton; He lived with his grandmother and his aunt and uncle when in Beardstown; Preceded by three grandfathers.

STEWART, Thomas J.; b. 13 Jul 1961, Jacksonville, IL; d. 22 Mar 1991, Waverly, IL; Bu.: East Cem., Waverly, IL; Marine Veteran; Resident of Waverly, IL; M. (not given); Fa.: Maurice Stewart; Mo.: Marjorie Meiers; Survived by his parents; one daughter: Trisha Marie Stewart, at home; one brother: David Stewart of Pleasant Plains; two sisters: Mrs. Robbie (Peggy) Jennings and Susan Neuman, both of Waverly; maternal grandmother: Louise Meiers of Waverly; seven nieces; and four nephews.

STEWART, Vernon Ray; b. 10 Oct 1913, Beaver Dam, KY; d. 27 Jul 1993, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: West Cem., Pittsfield, IL; Resident of Pittsfield; WWII Army Veteran; M. (1) Ruth Hazel Kingery on 17 Aug 1963, she died 10 Aug 19809; (2) Maxine Crowder on 14 Feb 1981 in Detroit, IL; Fa.: Charles C. Stewart; Mo.: Sesna Hobdey; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Sandra Rae Vuocolo of Redwood City, CA and Sally Kruger of Danton, TX; two stepsons: Robert "Buddy" Crowder of Pittsfield and Loren "Jocko" Crowder Jr. of Springfield, MO; one sister: Clara Stiener of Mission, TX; three grand, eight great-grand and four step grandchildren; Preceded by three brothers and one sister.

STEWART, Victor J.; b. 11 May 1899, Chandlerville, IL; d. 24 May 1984, Springfield, IL; bu.: Bethel Cem.; M. Julia Hamm on 11 Mar 1932 in Springfield, IL; Fa.: Andrew Thomas Stewart; Mo.: Alvira Kennedy; Survived by his wife; four sons: Carl Stewart, Bill Stewart, Dean Stewart and Ray Stewart, all of Springfield; four daughters: Susie Masten of Salisbury and Bonnie David, Peggy Day and Linda Goacher, all of Springfield; 26 grand and nine great-grandchildren; Preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.

STEWART, William E.; b. 24 Oct 1908, east of Waverly, IL; d. 12 Jan 1985, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Franklin Cem., Franklin, IL; Resident of Jacksonville; M. Ruby Farmer on 15 Sep 1934 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Robert B. Stewart; Mo.: Nora Bell White; Surviving are his wife; three daughters: Mrs. James (Wilma) Knapp, Mrs. Donald (Esta) Gillis and Mrs. Floyd (Janet) McDade, all of the Jacksonville area; six sons: Robert E. Stewart of Pittsfield, Wayne E. Stewart of Goodhope, Gerald R. Stewart, of Tucker, GA, Roger A. Stewart and William D. Stewart, both of Jacksonville and Larry A. Stewart of Manito; 20 grand and two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by a son: Walter; a brother: Elmer and a twin brother: Edgar.

STEWART, William E. "Tine"; b. 8 Dec 1912, Eldred, Il; d. 26 Jun 1994, Jerseyville, IL; bu.: Kane Cem., Kane, IL; WWII Veteran; Resident of Rockbridge, IL; M. Myrtle D. Hayes on 24 Dec 1932 in Alton, IL, she died 27 Feb 1992; Fa.: William A. Stewart; Mo.: Alice Rosetta Brown; Survived by three sons: William E. Stewart of Covington, OH, John Lee Stewart of Colorado Springs, CO and Harry Eugene Stewart of Greenfield; five daughters: Elsie Rexilius of Greenfield, Sabra Vannoy of Rockbridge, Doris E. Steinhoff of Granbury, TX, Irene Elizabeth Barnes of Okeechobee, FL and Bambi Lynn Cope of Bethalto; 20 grand and 14 great-grandchildren; one sister: Irene Barlow of CA; and one half-sister: Mildred Otwell of Wood River; Preceded by his parents.

STEWART, William L.; b. 27 Dec 1926, Palmyra, IL; d. 12 May 1984, Carrollton, IL; bu.: Oak Hill Cem., Palmyra, IL; M. Rosella White on 23 May 1959; Fa.: John Stewart; Mo.: Bertha Eyer; Survived by his wife; five children: Angel, Melisa, Clifford and William B., all at home, and Stacy Van Huss of Palmyra; one grandchild; three sisters: Twyla McDonnold of Stanford, Joann Jones of Palmyra and Helen Jones of Jacksonville; two brothers: Yates Stewart of Taylorville and Alden Stewart of Jacksonville.

STEWART, Wilma (Waggner); b. 1905, north of Jacksonville, IL; d. 8 Dec 1976, Peoria, IL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; Former resident of Jacksonville; M. Latney Stewart (date & place not given), he preceded in death; Fa.: Herbert Waggner; Mo.: Minnie Lamkular; Survived by two sons: Virgil and Donald, both of Peoria, IL; nine grandchildren; one brother and a sister: Russell Waggner and Mrs. Goldie Boyd, both of Peoria.

STEWART, Zelma May (Nothern); b. 14 Jul 1904, Elkhorn, Brown Co., IL; d. 12 Dec 1989, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Hersman Cem., near Mt. Sterling, IL; Resident of Mt. Sterling, IL; M. H. Wayne Stewart on 16 Oct 1922 in Mt. Sterling, IL, he died 7 Dec 1977; Fa.: James A. Nothern; Mo.: Sylvia Aber; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Virgil (Mary) Kleinlein of Mt. Sterling and Mrs. Cletus (Lettie) Kunkel of Mt. Sterling; one stepbrother: George A. McCoy of Mt. Sterling; three stepsisters: Laura Ward of Mt. Sterling, M. Eleanor McCoy of Champaign and Helen Rutgers of Red Bluff, CA; seven grand and 14 great-grandchildren; Preceded by a son-in-law: Wayne Kunkel on 10 Oct 1977.


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