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.


WEAKLEY, Anna (Brown) Dahman; b: 6Mar1893, Sinclair, IL; d: 2Aug1994, Jacksonville, IL (Barton Stone Nursing Home); bu: St. Augustine Cemetery, near Ashland, IL; m: 1) Harry Dahman in 1922 (place not stated); and 2) Carl Weakley (date and place not stated); fa: John Joseph Brown; mo: Elizabeth Halligan. 1st husband preceded in death in 1950; 2nd in 1976. A resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Ashland. Survived by several nieces and nephews. Preceded by one brother: John W. Brown; and three sisters: Mary Ellen Roach, Rose Brown, and Celi Stewart. She was the last of her immediate family.

WEAKLEY, James; b: (not stated); d: 26Aug1976 (place not stated); bu: Beason, IL; m: Mildred (surname and date/place not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). A former resident of the Ashland and Prentice, IL areas; was 63 years of age at death. Survived by his wife; two sons: William of Lincoln and James of Bluff Springs; six grandchildren; and one sister: Esther Blank of Springfield.

WEAKLEY, Janiece (Smith); b: 18Feb1934, Naples, IL; d: 24Jan1982, Florissant, Mo.; bu: Winchester, IL; m: James D. Weakley on 8Aug1977 (place not stated); fa: Paul B. Smith; mo: Evelyn Little. A former resident of the Bluffs and Naples area. Survived by her husband; her mother; three sons: Dan Littig, James Littig, and Brad Littig, all of Bluffs; three grandsons; a grandmother: Mrs. Clara Little of Winchester; a sister: Donna Cockerill of Rushville; three brothers: Robert Smith of Bluffs, Leo P. Smith of Anchor, and Donald L. Smith of Bluffs; the following half-brothers and sisters: Tom Anders of Rapid City, IL, Mary Dredge of East Moline, Linda Entrikin of Colona, IL, Judy Ingersol of West Davenport, Iowa, Karen Tallman of Eugene, Oregon, and Carole Anders of Lauderhill, Fla.; and a number of nieces and nephews.

WEAR, Audrey Catherine (Peterson); b: 26Oct1902, Schuyler Co., IL; d: 20Sep1993, Mt. Sterling, IL; bu: Hersman Cemetery; m: Willie Earl Wear on 5Feb1927 in Quincy, IL; fa: James Peterson; mo: Amanzlla Welty. Husband preceded in death 7Feb1985. A resident of Mt. Sterling. Survived by one son: Earl Wear of Rock Island; four daughters: Norma Huss of Hannibal, Mo., Mrs. Roy (Ruth) Baker of Quincy, Mrs. Bill (Lila) Kerr of Cuba, and Mary Catherine Seckler of Bureau; three sisters: Emma Reische of La Harpe, Dorothy Rankin of Bowen, and Lois Bullard of Mt. Sterling; eight grand and 21 g-grandchildren. Preceded by three brothers: Ernest, Lloyd and James Wilson; one sister: Florence Cumberland; and one grandson in infancy: Kevin Brown.

WEAR, Bill; b: 9Jan1930, Brown Co., IL; d: 20Apr1985, Quincy, I. (Blessing Hospital); bu: Catholic Cemetery, Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Mary Catherine Wort on 4Jun1949 in Mt. Sterling, IL; fa: Eldon Wear; mo: Nina Clark. A resident of Camden, IL Survived by his wife; three sons: David Wear of Virginia Beach, Va., and Clark Wear and Barry Wear, both of Camden; four daughters: Mrs. Stephen (Jackie) Enk of St. Charles, Mrs. Kenneth (Jody) Duffy of Springfield, Mrs. Gerald (Judy) Ham of Mt. Sterling, and Mrs. Timothy (Liz) Scoggins of Springfield; 15 grandchildren; and a sister: Mrs. Mervin (Glenna) Sorrells of Mt. Sterling.

WEAR, Nina G. (Clark); b: 25Sep1909, Brown Co., IL; d: 3Jan1995, Rushville, IL; bu: Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Eldon "Red" Wear on 23Feb1929 in Timewell, IL; fa: William Clark; mo: Minnie Simpson. Husband preceded in death 9Sep1957. A former resident of Mt. Sterling, IL Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Mervin (Glenna) Sorrells of Mt. Sterling; a daughter-in-law: Mary Catherine Wear of Camden; 13 grand and 23 g-grandchildren, and one g-g-grandchild. Preceded by a son: Billie Wear; two brothers; and one sister.

WEAR, William Vernon; b: 14Aug1900, Kansas City, Mo.; d: 21Oct1982, Carrollton, IL (Boyd Hospital); bu: Pine Tree Cemetery, near Patterson, IL; m: Barbara Ella Garrett on 4Oct1922 in Hillview, IL; fa: William Wear; mo: Fannie Lou Downing. Wife preceded in death in 1969. A resident of Hillview, IL Survived by two daughters: Mrs. William (Lou Ella) Page of Hillview, and Mrs. James (Sue) Burkhart of Ina; and one son: Robert Wear of Hillview; eight grand and 10 g-grandchildren. Preceded by one son; one g-grandchild; two sisters; and three brothers.

WEAR, Willie Earl; b: 27Jul1904, Brown Co., IL; d: 7Feb1985, Mt. Sterling, IL; bu: Hersman Cemetery, near Mt. Sterling, IL; ;m: Audrey Catherine Peterson on 5Feb1927 in Quincy, IL; fa: Sylvester David Wear; mo: Esther Louise Deming. A former resident of rural Mt. Sterling, IL Survived by his wife of the Modern Manor Nursing Home; one son: Earl Wear of Davenport, Iowa; four daughters: Mrs. Bernard (Norma) Huss of Hannibal, Mo., Mrs. Roy (Ruth) Baker of Quincy, Mrs. Bill (Lila) Kerr of Cuba, and Mrs. Merle (Mary Catherine) Speckler of Bureau; one sister: Mrs. Russell (Elva) Simpson of Golden; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by six brothers; four sisters; and one grandchild.

WEAS, Berthal M.; b: 3Nov1925, Harold Prairie Township, IL; d: 17Feb1982, Griggsville, IL; bu: Griggsville, IL; m: Joanna Lee Clark on 9Nov1947 in Griggsville, IL; fa: Donald B. Weas; mo: Helen Baley. WWII Navy vet. Survived by his wife; five daughters: Helen Weas of Hyattsville, Md., Mrs. Ronald (Cathy) Jones of Salem, Mrs. Michael (Margaret) Barton of Urbana, and Barbara and Elizabeth Weas, both at home; two sons: Clark Jay of Littleton, Colo., and Donald of Centralia; two grandchildren; a sister: Freda Weas of Morris City; and six brothers: Donald, Paul and Ruel, all of , CA Fred of Indiana, Maurice of Ohio, and Carl of Illinois.

WEAS, Joanna (Clark); b; 16Jul1926, Griggsville, IL; d: 24Nov1993, Griggsville IL.; bu: Griggsville, IL; m: Berthal McGuire Weas on 9Nov1947 in Griggsville Il.; fa: Frank J. Clark; mo: Eleanor Daigh. Husband preceded in death 17Feb1982. Survived by five daughters: Helen Weas of St. Louis, Mo., Mrs. Ron (Cathy) Jones of Salem, Mrs. Mike (Maggie) Barton of Riverton, Mrs. Mike (Barb) Watters of Brandon, VT., and Elizabeth Weas of Waterloo; two sons: Clark Jay Weas of Littleton, Colo., and Donald Weas of Minnetonka, MN; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandson; and two sisters: Dorothy Cadwell of Griggsville and Carolyn Daniels of Buckley.

WEASE, Harry; b: 22Oct1905, Calhoun Co., IL; d: 30May1988, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: (not stated); m: Iva M. Dixon on 9Nov1925 in Walkerville, IL; fa: Charles Wease; mo: Martha Ritchey. Wife preceded in death 15Feb1983. A resident of Patterson, IL Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Joseph (Vera) Dawdy of Roodhouse and Mrs. Henry (Beverly) Conway of Roodhouse; two sons: Eugene Wease of Palmyra and Larry Wease of Roodhouse; a grandson; John Wease, who was raised in their home; 13 grand and four g-grandchildren. Preceded by two sons; a sister; and four brothers.

WEASE, Herman; b: 23Mar1900, Calhoun Co., IL; d: 26Jun1979, Berdan, IL; bu: White Hall, IL; fa: Charles Wease; mo: Martha Ritchey. A resident of Berdan, IL Survived by one brother: Harry of Patterson. Preceded by one sister and three brothers.

WEASE, Iva Mildred (Long); b: 1Mar1909, Greene Co., IL; d: 15Feb1983, Jacksonville Il. (Passavant Hospital); bu: White Hall, IL; m: Harry Wease on 9Nov1924 (place not stated); fa: Dixon Long; mo: Alice (surname not stated). Was residing in Patterson, IL at time of death. Survived by her husband; two sons: Harry Eugene Wease of Oklahoma and Larry Neil Wease of Roodhouse; two daughters: Mrs. Joseph (Vera) Dawdy and Mrs. Henry (Beverly) Conway, both of Roodhouse; eight grandchildren, including John Wease, raised in her home; and three g-grandchildren; and one sister: Mrs. Gertrude Bequeawith of White Hall. Preceded by two sons and five brothers.

WEATHERELL, Frank Jack; b: 23Aapr1923, Beardstown, IL; d: 26Nov1982, Beardstown, IL; bu: Oak Grove Cemetery, near Beardstown, IL; m: Myrna Beaty on 16Apr1966 I Virginia, IL; fa: Frank Wetherell; mo: Lucy Wilbur. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Jackie Wetherell of Beardstown; three step-daughters: Diana Kirchner, Debbie O'Hara and Myrna Sparks, all of Beardstown; a step-son: Kenneth O'Hara, Jr. of Beardstown; four sisters: Mrs. Alberta Long of Tarpon Springs, Fla., Mrs. Cecil Shafer of Philadelphia, Mrs. Forest Andrews of Paxton, and Mrs. Jack Horner of Peoria; and three grandchildren.

WEATHERFORD, Christina L. (Seaver); b: 25Aug1904, Franklin, IL; d: 19Oct1889, Jacksonville, IL; m: Herbert Weatherford on 31Aug1935 (place not stated); fa: Joseph Seaver; mo: Julia Feore. Husband preceded in death 21Oct1963. Survived by the following nieces and nephews: Pat Harmon and Rosalie Hoffmann, both of Jacksonville, Jim and Bill Seaver of , CA, Tom, Dennie and Pat Seaver of Chicago Heights, Joe Bond of Clifton, Deann Graham of Jacksonville, Krista K. Hall of Murrayville, and Judy DuRocher of Jacksonville. Preceded by two brothers and two sisters.

WEATHERFORD, Violet B. (Ferguson); b: 30Sep1913, Jacksonville, IL; d: 19Jan1989, Chula Vista, Calif.; bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Edward E. Weatherford on 17Jun1941 (place not stated); fa: Grant Ferguson; mo: Ida Mae Birdsell. A resident of Chula Vista; formerly of rural Versailles, IL Survived by her husband; two sisters: Ruth Claudine Holmes of Jacksonville, and Annedel Abernathy of Rosemead, Calif.; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by three brother: Howard, Lee Edward, and Grant Ferguson; and one sister: Melvina. Settles.

WEATHERWAX, Betty B. (Feurer); b: 16Nov1925, Belleville, IL; d: 6Sep1977, Collinsville, IL (Oliver C. Anderson Hospital); bu: Malibu, Calif.; m: Rudd Weatherwax (date and place not stated); fa: Louis Feurer; mo: Bernice (surname not stated). A resident of Malibu, Calif. Survived by her husband; a son: Lloyd Brooks of White Hall; a daughter: Mrs. Lynn Wirth of Diana Point, Calif.; one grandchild: Colby Brooks of White Hall; her mother: Mrs. Bernice Duffy of North Hollywood, Calif.; a sister: Mrs. Doris Lyons of Belleville; and a half-brother: Claude Mitchell of Los Angeles, Calif.

WEAVER, Bessie (Waters); b: 5Dec1905, Pike Co., IL; d: 28Jul1978, Beardstown, IL (Hospital); bu: Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Clarence Weaver on 3Aug1922 in Mt. Sterling, IL; fa: Earnest Waters; mo: Ida Stills. A resident of Mt. Sterling. Survived by her husband; five daughters: Mrs. Virgil (Edith) Kindhart of Golden, Mrs. Cecil (Lucille) Kindhart of Mt. Sterling, Mrs. Glenna Clark of Reno, Nev., Miss Margaret Weaver of Carthage and Mrs. Robert (Barbara) Welty of Clayton; and two sons: Robert Earl Weaver of Creve Coeur and Clifford Wayne Weaver of Sparks, Nev.; a sister: Helen Cooley of Pittsfield; 22 grand and 13 g-grand children. Preceded by three brothers; four sisters; and a grandson.

WEAVER, Edgar R.; b: 6Sep1910, Newburg, IL; d: 3Aug1995, Pittsfield, IL; bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; fa: Raymond Weaver; mo: Elizabeth Heightman. WWII Army vet. Survived by his sister: Marian Weaver of Pittsfield; one sister-in-law: June Stevens of Maderia Beach, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by his brother: William Waver.

WEAVER, Edith J. (McNeill); b: 27Oct1895, Mapleton, IL; d: 6Mar1987, Albuquerque, N.M.; bu: Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Robert A. Weaver (date and place not stated); fa: Peter McNeill; mo: Ida (surname not stated). Husband preceded in death. A former resident of Jacksonville, IL Survived by one granddaughter: Mrs. Tom (Arlene) Coats of Albuquerque; three g-grand and three g-g-grandchildren; and one sister: Vivian Noard of Pekin. Preceded by one son: Vernon; and several brothers and sisters.

WEAVER, James; b: 28Jan1905, Greenfield, IL; d: 31Dec1992, Maryville, IL (Anderson Hospital); bu: Rose Hill Cemetery, Greenfield, IL; m: Ellen Kilmer on 14Nov1937 in Overland, Mo.; fa: Christian Weaver; mo: Cordie Arnold. A resident of Caseyville; formerly of Greenfield. Survived by his wife; two daughters: Janet Ivell of Channel View, Texas, and Bonnie Sue Bemman of Holly, Mich.; two sons: William Christian Weaver of Van Nuys, Calif., and Robert Martin Weaver of Caseyville; eight grand and eight g-grandchildren. Preceded by one brother: Charles Weaver.

WEAVER, John A.; b: 23Jun1900, Clark City, IL; d: 11Jun1982, Beardstown, IL; bu: Keen Chapel Cemetery, near Farina, IL; m: Ina Lewis on 4May1919 in Edgewood, IL; fa: William Weaver; mo: Cora Barbee Weaver. Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mary Ellen Anderson of Champaign and Eva Ruth Pigg of Beardstown; one son: William Lewis of Grants Pass, Ore.; seven grand and 15 g-grandchildren.

WEAVER, Roy; b: 19Oct1921, Fulton Co., IL; d: 6May1986, Iowa City, Iowa (Veteran's Hospital); bu: Good Hope Cemetery; m: Dorothy Wilcoxen n 18Apr1942 in Palmyra, Mo.; fa: Herman Weaver; mo: Bertha Harris. A resident of rural Rushville, IL WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; one daughter: Roberta Evans of Arizona; one son: Lou Weaver of Rushville; and three grandchildren.

WEAVER, Sylvia M. (Rush); b: 2Apr1894, Detroit, IL; d: 13Oct1976, Pittsfield, IL; bu: Blue River Cemetery, near Detroit, IL; m: Orion M. Weaver on 9Jun1919 in Detroit, IL; fa: George W. Rush; mo: Fannie Coble. Husband preceded in death in August, 1966. A resident of Pittsfield, IL Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Bill (Betty) Kattelman of Pittsfield and Mrs. Kathleen Lovell of Bunker Hill; 22 grand and 20 g-grandchildren. Preceded by an infant son: Orion, Jr.; a son: Victor R., who died in WWII; a daughter: Mrs. Mardelle Cunningham; two brothers: George and William Rush; and a sister: Gertrude Evans.

WEAVER, Virgil; b: 29Mar1903, Pike Co., IL; d: 15Oct1986, Quincy, IL; bu: Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Bessie Waters on 3Aug1922 in Mt. Sterling, IL; fa: Cyrus Weaver; mo: Gertrude Cory. Wife preceded in death 28Jul1978. A resident of Mt. Sterling, IL Survived by five daughters: Mrs. Virgil (Edith) Kindhart of Golden, Mrs. Cecil (Lucille) Kindhart of Mt. Sterling, Mrs. Glenna Clark of Reno, Nevada, Margaret Weaver of Jacksonville, and Mrs. Robert (Barbara) Welty of Clayton; two sons: Clifford Wayne Weaver of Sparks, Nevada and Robert Earl Weaver of Quincy; two brothers: Charles Weaver of Denver, Colo., and Melvin Weaver of Macomb; one sister: Clara Johnson of Rushville; 20 grand, 26 g-grand and 2 g-g-grandchildren. Preceded by three brothers; two sisters; and one grandson.

WEAVER, William Walter; b: 6Apr1914, Pike Co., IL; d: 12Feb1979, Palatka, FL.; bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: June Giger on 5Apr1941 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: Raymond C. Weaver; mo: Elizabeth Heightman. A resident of Pittsfield. WWII Navy vet. Survived by his wife; a son: Robert of Jacksonville, Fla.; and a daughter: Mrs. Ronald (Carol) Motley of Pittsfield; a brother: Edgar; and a sister: Marian Weaver, both of Pittsfield, IL

WEBB, Diana (Idleman); b: 25Sep1942, Independence, Mo.; d: 16Apr1995, Beardstown, IL; bu: Mt. Washington Cemetery, Independence, Mo.; m: William Douglas Webb on 5Jul1963 in Independence, Mo.; fa: Melvin Idleman; mo: Agnes Miller. A resident of Beardstown. Survived by her husband of Beardstown; her parents: of Independence, Mo.; two sons: William Stefan Idleman (wife, Holly) Webb and Brandon Maxwell Webb, both of Beardstown; one daughter: Mrs. Kevin (Luanna) Ewbank of Florissant, Mo.; two grandsons; one brother: David Idleman of Independence, Mo.; and one sister: Carol Gentry of Kansas City, Kansas.

WEBB Edna Mae (McKee); b: 16Sep1899, near Dunlap, IL; d: 19Jan1990, Beardstown, IL; bu: Oakland Cemetery, Meredosia, IL; m: (not stated); fa: George McKee; mo: Arminta Boyer. A former resident of Meredosia, IL Preceded by her husband and two brothers.

WEBB, Ella M. (Weller); b: 22Jun1889, Greene Co., IL; d: 16Oct1978, Carrollton, IL (Boyd Hospital); bu: Kane, IL; m: William Webb in 1907 (place not stated); fa: Jacob Weller; mo: Elizabeth Seago. Husband preceded in death in 1943. A resident of Kane, IL Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Geneva Williams of Carrollton and Mrs. Edward (Velma) Woolsey of Kane; six grand, 17 g-grand and six g-g-grandchildren; and a sister: Mrs. Myrtle Rolling of Jerseyville. Preceded by two daughters; five brothers; and four sisters.

WEBB, George H.; b: 21Jan1890, Kansas; d: 9May1979, Quincy, IL (Soldiers and Sailors Home); bu: Bethel Cemetery, Chandlerville, IL; fa: Morris Web; mo: Louma Schoonover. A resident of the home for the last five years; formerly of rural Chandlerville. WWI vet. Survived by nieces and nephews.

WEBB, Harvey D.; b: 2Aug1906, Broken Bow, Neb.; d: 29May1978, Pittsfield, IL; bu Pleasant Grove Cemetery, north of Pittsfield, IL; m: Maxine Fenton on 25Sep1949 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: James H. Webb; mo: Rosa Ann Powell. Wife preceded in death on 16Jul1977. Survived by one step-son: William Howell of Springfield, Mo.; and two step-daughters: Mrs. Frank (Wanda) Lewis of Pittsfield and Mrs. Dean (Geneva) Zumwalt of South Roxana; 12 step-grand and nine step—g-grandchildren.

WEBB, Homer J.; b: 13Mar1905, Scott Co., IL; d: 7Sep1984, rural Winchester, IL; bu: (cremated); m: (not stated); fa: Cyrus Webb; mo: Olive Renner. Survived by a son: Riley J. of Collinsville; one daughter: Jackie Crabtree of Morrisville, N.C.; two grandchildren: Carla Webb Strong and Michael Webb, both of Granite City; and one sister: Ruth Schwaurm of Wood River.

WEBB, James F.; b: 16Apr1914, Atlanta, Ga.; d: 23May1992, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield, IL; m: Mary (surname and date/place not stated); fa: Carl O. Webb; mo: Helen Adams. WWII Navy vet (30 years) and former POW. Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mrs. Rod (Helen Marie) Craig of Beaverton, Ore.; one brother: Carl Webb of Atlanta, Ga.; two sisters: Helen Johns of Buford, Ga., and Annie Elkins of Chamblee, Ga.; and two grandsons. Preceded by a brother: Warren.

WEBB, Lacy; b: 14Mar1902, near Belleview, IL; d: 3Mar1982, Pleasant Hill, IL; bu: Crescent Heights Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, IL; m: Velma Buchanan on 16Jul1924 in Hardin, IL; fa: Grant Webb; mo: Cora Oden. Survived by his wife; three sons: Bob Webb of rural Nebo, Elby Webb of East Alton, and Jim Webb of Pleasant Hill; five daughters: Mrs. Juanita Vitter and Mrs. Wanda Herron, both of Nebo, Mrs. Wilma Rodhouse, Mrs. Marie Sutton, and Mrs. Sondra Heimer, all of Pleasant Hill; three sisters: Mrs. Henrietta Dwyer of Hamburg, Mrs. Elma Reed of Jerseyville, and Mrs. Edna Suhling of Rosewood Heights; 29 grand and 38 g-grandchildren.

WEBB, Maxine E. (Fenton) Howell Duggins; b: 18Mar1909, near Pittsfield, IL; d: 16Jul1977, Pittsfield, IL; bu: Pleasant Grove Cemetery; m: 1) Hartie Howell; and 2) Charles Duggins (dates and places not stated); and 3) Harvey Webb on 25Sep1949 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: Franklin Merle Fenton; mo: Flora Kelly. 2nd husband preceded in death. Survived by her husband; a son: William Howell of Springfield; two daughters: Mrs. Dean (Geneva) Zumwalt of South Roxana and Mrs. Frank (Wanda) Lewis of Pittsfield; a brother: Rex Fenton of Pittsfield; a sister: Mrs. Lillian Hayden of Pittsfield; 12 grand and 9 g-grandchildren. Preceded by a brother; two sisters; and a grandchild.

WEBB, Myrtle Ellen (Bieckers); b: 12Mar1892, Brown Co., IL; d: 26Feb1977, Beardstown, IL (Hospital); bu: (not stated). Married three times; no data stated; fa: James M. Bieckers; mo: Mary Elizabeth Turner. A resident of Mt. Sterling, IL Survived by a daughter: Betty Joyce Turner of Sherman, Texas; two step-daughters; and one step-son; a sister: Mrs. Minnie B. Flynn of Mt. Sterling. Preceded by all three husbands; and one daughter.

WEBB, Ruth (Rudolph); b: 30Jul1905, Crossville, IL; d: 22Nov1984, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital); bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Lester Webb (date and place not stated); fa: Dan Rudolph; mo: Cora Slankard. Husband preceded in death. A resident of Jacksonville, IL Survived by one sister: June Johnson of Jacksonville; and several nieces and nephews.

WEBB, Silas A.; b: 14Sep1907, Blandinsville, IL; d: 3Dec1988, Pontiac, Mich. (St. Joseph's Hospital); bu: Catholic Cemetery, Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Helen Redmond on 26Aug1937 (place not stated); fa: Quinton Webb; mo: Nellie Mae Ingram. A resident of Auburn Hill, Michigan; formerly of Hannibal, Mo. Survived by his wife; a son: Donald of Bloomfield Hills; three grandchildren; ;and a niece: Mrs. Roy Hogan of El Dorado, Ark. Preceded by his parents; a brother; and a sister.

WEBBER, David L.; b: (not stated); d: 10Mar1978, near Wyoming, IL; bu: Wyoming, IL; m: Wanda Adams of Chapin, IL; fa: Richard E. Webber; mo: (not stated). A resident of Wyoming, IL; was 26 years of age at death. Survived by his wife; two children; his parents; a brother: Richard; and grandmother: Mrs. Elsie M. Adams, a resident of the Barton Stone Christian Home in Jacksonville.

WEBBER, Edith C. (Nitsche); b: 10Apr1901, Alton, IL; d: 24Apr1994, White Hall, IL (North American Nursing Home); bu: Oak Wood Cemetery, Greenfield, IL; M; Rev. William G. Webber on 15Oct1993 (place not stated); ;fa: Ferdinand Nitsche; mo: Cora Baker. A resident of Greenfield, IL Survived by her husband. Preceded by one brother.

WEBBER, Ruth E.; b: 10Feb1905, Paragould, Ark.; d: 31Oct1985, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Linwood Cemetery, Paragould, Ark.; fa: Henry Webber; mo: (not stated). A resident of the Barton Stone Christian Home in Jacksonville for the past seven years. Survived by several nieces and nephews, one of whom is Mrs. Homer (Marcia) Yow of Jacksonville.

WEBBER, William G., Rev.; b: 18Dec1905, Alton, IL; d: 1May1995, Carrollton, IL (Boyd Hospital); bu: Oak Wood Cemetery, Greenfield, IL; m: Edith Caroline Nitsche on 15Oct1933 in Alton, IL; fa: John Webber; mo: Caroline Hummel. Wife Preceded in death in April, 1994. A resident of Greenfield, IL Survived by one sister-in-law: Mrs. John F. (Etta Mae) Webber of Alton; and nieces and nephews. Preceded by one brother: John F. Webber; and one sister: Mary Grenzbach.

WEBEL, Albert; b: 20Jul1887, Perry, IL; d: 8May1982, Rushville, IL (Culbertson Hospital); bu: Hebron Cemetery; fa: George Webel; mo: Hattie Morrell. A resident of Perry, IL WWI vet. Survived by two brothers: Guy Webel of Perry and Walter C. Webel of Pittsfield. Preceded by one sister and three brothers.

WEBEL, Donald George; b: 15Jan1928, Brown Co., IL; d: 8Sep1977, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Wilson Cemetery, Perry, IL; m: Margaret Evelyn Risley on 30Jun1956 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: Ross William Webel; mo: Ruby Thiele. A resident of Perry, IL Navy vet. Survived by his wife; his mother of rural Chambersburg; a sister: Mrs. John (Mary Jane) Rohrbaugh of Silver Springs, Md.; two brothers: Dale, his twin, and Richrd ebel, both of rural Chambersburg.

WEBEL, Elizabeth (Newman); b: 13Aug1889, Griggsville, IL; d: 16Jun1981, Pittsfield, IL; bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: Dave Webel on 20Oct1909 in Griggsville, IL; fa: John E. Newman; mo: Elizabeth Weeks. Husband preceded in death 28Sep1963. Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Janette Terry of Corpus Christi, Texas; two sons: George of Pittsfield and Maurice of Baylis; eight grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Preceded by three sisters and five brothers.

WEBEL, George E.; b: 13Aug1921, Mt. Sterling, IL; d: 9Apr1991, Rushville, IL; bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: Dale Atwood on 14Apr1946 (place not stated); fa: David Webel; mo: Elizabeth Newman. A resident of Pittsfield. Survived by his wife; a daughter and son-in-law: Christine Dale and Robert K. Browning, both of Pittsfield; a granddaughter: Andrea Christine Browning of Pittsfield; a brother: Maurice Webel of Perry; and a sister: Janette Terry, also of Pittsfield.

WEBEL, Guy L.; b: 30Aug1898, Pike Co., IL; d: 22Apr1986, Pittsfield, IL (Illini Hospital); ;bu: Hebron Cemetery; mo: Marie Mullins on 19Apr1923 in Mt. Sterling, IL; fa: George J. Webel; mo: Hattie Morrell. A resident of Perry, IL Survived by his wife; four daughters: Mrs. Jack (Marjorie) Riley of Champaign, Mrs. Charles (Roberta) Rhoades of Baylis, Mrs. Robert (Marilyn) Shelden of Mt. Vernon and Mrs. Annette Heineman of Omaha, Neb.; 13 grand and 11 g-grandchildren; a brother: Walter Webel of Pittsfield; and several nieces and nephews.

WEBEL, Hazel D. (Cole); b: 5Oct1912, near Versailles, IL; d: 5Jan1994, Jacksonville, IL (Convalescent Center); bu: West Cemetery, Versailles, IL; m: Roy E. Webel on 13Jul1933 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: Robert A. Cole; mo: Blanch Minda Covey. Husband preceded in death in 1989. A resident of Meredosia, IL Survived by one sister: Mildred Sides of Versailles; one nephew and two nieces. Preceded by one brother: Robert E. Cole.

WEBEL, Marie Louise (Mullins); b: 9Dec1902, St. Louis, Mo.; d: 15Jan1987, Pittsfield, IL (Illini Hospital); bu: Hebron Cemetery; m: Guy L. Webel on 19Apr1923 in Mt. Sterling, IL; fa: Clarence E. Mullins; mo: Eva (surname not stated). Husband preceded in death 22Apr1986. A resident of Perry, IL Survived by four daughters: Mrs. Jack (Marjorie) Riley of Champaign, Mrs. Charles (Roberta) Rhoades of Baylis, Mrs. Robert (Marilyn) Shelden of Mt. Vernon, and Mrs. Annette Heineman of Omaha, Neb.; 13 grand and 11 g-grandchildren; a brother: Morse Mullins of Quincy; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by a sister: Myra J. Knepheide; and two brothers: Zach and Clark.
WEBEL, Michael Paul; b: 22Jun1959, Quincy, IL; d: 17Oct1985, Springfield, IL (Memorial Hospital); bu: Hess Cemetery, near Pearl, IL; m: Rhonda Menke on 16Jul1982 in Many, La.; fa: John Webel; mo: Doris Smith. A resident of Pittsfield, IL Navy vet. Survived by his wife; his parents of Milton; paternal grandparents: Walter and Mary Webel of Pittsfield; maternal grandparents: Paul and Florence Smith of Pearl; two brothers: Randall of Milton and Greg, at home; and one sister: Jill, at home.

WEBEL, Mary (Montgomery); b: 14Jul1904, Aledo, IL; d: 26Apr1986, Pittsfield, IL; bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: Walter Webel on 22Aug1936 in Aledo, IL; fa: James Montgomery; mo: Grace McHard. Survived by her husband; two sons: John of Pittsfield and Roger of Decatur; one daughter: Marty Dale of Winchester; eight grandchildren; and two sisters: Martha Montgomery of Kankakee and Gertrude Shorrock of Snohomish, Washington.

WEBEL, Mary Eileen (Wilson); b: 24Nov1915, Brown Co., IL; d: 22Jan1986, Quincy, IL (Blessing Hospital); bu: Wilson Cemetery; m: Maurice Webel on 31Mar1934 in Quincy, IL; fa: Benjamin F. Wilson; mo: Carrie Hogan. A resident of rural Baylis, IL Survived by her husband; two daughters: Mrs. William (Kay) Fugate of Fairbury and Mrs. Gary (Ann) Williamson of Hustonville; five sons: Don Webel of Baylis, Max Webel of Carbondale, Steve Webel of Cropsey, Gene Webel of Pittsfield, and Ron Webel of Baylis; 17 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one sister: Florence Wilson of Quincy; and two brothers: Lloyd T. Wilson of Mt. Sterling and Clarence D. Wilson of Baylis. Preceded by her parents; two sisters; one brother; and one granddaughter.

WEBEL, Roy E.; b: 14Apr1904, Chambersburg, IL; d: 13Oct1989, Rushville, IL (Culbertson Hospital); bu: West Cemetery, Versailles, IL; m: Hazel Cole on 13Jul1933 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: Andrew Webel; ;mo: Julia Ann Douglas. A resident of Meredosia, IL Survived by his wife. Preceded by a brother and a sister.

WEBEL, Ruby M. (Thiele); b: 26Jun1895, Griggsville, IL; d: 10Jul1988, Mt. Sterling, IL (Heritage Manor Nursing Home); bu: McCord Cemetery, Perry, IL; m: Ross W. Webel on 31Dec1919 in Mt. Sterling, IL; fa: Gustave Thiele; mo: Mary Hofsses. Husband preceded in death 20Feb1952. A resident of Chambersburg, IL Survived by two sons: Richard and Dale Webel, both of Chambersburg; a daughter: Mrs. John (Mary Jane) Rohrbaugh of Perry; two grand and five g-grandchildren. Preceded by a son: Donald; two infant daughters; two brothers: Fred W. and Benjamin H.; and eight sisters: Clara Smith, Nellie Kopps, Rosa Greiwe, May Johnstone, Bessie Yockey, Emma Smith, Josephine Thiele and an infant twin sister.

WEBEL, Walter; b: 6Nov1904, near Perry, IL; d: 17Jul1987, Pittsfield, IL; bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: Mary Montgomery on 22Aug1936 in Aledo, IL; fa: George Webel; mo: Hattie Morrell. Wife preceded in death in 1986. A resident of Pittsfield, IL Survived by two sons: John of Pittsfield and Roger of Decatur; one daughter: Marty Dale of Winchester; 8 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

WEBER, Adam D.; b: 11Sep1908, Rockbridge, IL; d: 11Apr1977, rural Carrollton, IL; bu: Carrollton, IL; m: Missouri Proffer on 30Jan1932 in Jerseyville, IL; fa: John Weber; mo: Eliza Dixon. Survived by his wife; a son: Wayne Weber of Carrollton; five grandchildren; the following brothers and sister: George Weber and Hershel Weber of Rockbridge, and Edward Weber, Leland Weber, and Margaret Weber of Carrollton.

WEBER, Betty L. (Cass); b: 19Feb1934, Alexander, IL; d: 29Feb1992, Jerseyville, IL; bu: Oak Grove Cemetery, Jerseyville, IL; m: Eugene Weber on 17Oct1954 in Alexander, IL; fa: Royal Cass; mo: Lois Shoemaker. A resident of Jerseyville; formerly of Alexander. Survived by her husband; her mother of Jacksonville; one daughter: Elizabeth Bushnell of Jerseyville; two grandsons; and one sister: Jeanne Ford of Jacksonville. Preceded by her father.

WEBER, Clarence E.; b: 28Dec1909, Golden, IL; d: 11Nov1987, Springfield, IL; bu: Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Frank Weber; mo: Freda Roegge. Survived by two sons: Donald of Libertyville and Robert of Cincinnati; one brother: Leland of Meredosia; and three grandchildren. Preceded by his wife: Florence in 1975; two brothers; and one sister.

WEBER, Earl Henry; b: 17Apr1895, Beardstown, IL; d: 20Sep1978, Beardstown, IL; bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: Coy Waggener (date and place not stated); fa: George Weber; mo: Mary Emerick. Wife preceded in death in 1959. A resident of Beardstown. WWI vet. Survived by a sister: Mrs. Fel Norton of Atlantic City, N.J.; a niece: Mrs. Edward (Mary) Jones of Morton; and several nieces and nephews.

WEBER, Edward A.; b: 24Sep1912, Greene Co., IL; d: 15Jul1981, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital); bu: Carrollton, IL; m: Mary Robinson on 15Apr1940 in St. Charles, Mo.; fa & mo: (not stated). A resident of Carrollton, IL Survived by his wife; a son: Lawrence of Carrollton; two grandsons; a sister: Margaret Weber of Carrollton; and three brothers: Hershel and George, both of Rockbridge, and Leland of Carrollton. Preceded by four brothers and two sisters.

WEBER, Eva (Brockhouse); b: 14Nov1894, Cass Co., IL; d: 29Mar1986, Kansas City, Mo.; bu: Gladstone, Oregon; m: Curt Weber in Kansas City, Mo. (date not stated); fa: Charles Brockhouse; mo: Emma (surname not stated). Husband preceded in death in 1968. A resident of Peculiar, Mo. Survived by a step-daughter: Mrs. Gil Freehauf of Raytown, Mo.; a sister: Mrs. Ruth Morgan of Peculiar, MO.; and several relatives in the Morgan county area.

WEBER, George David; b: 30Sep1957, Madison Co., IL; d: 25Dec1976, 8 miles southeast of Carrollton, IL; bu: Providence Cemetery, southeast of Carrollton, IL; fa: George Weber; mo: Doris Hartwick. A resident of rural Rockbridge, IL Survived by his parents; two sisters: Phyllis and Barbara, both at home; and maternal grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. Clement Hartwick of Carrollton.

WEBER, George W.; b: 9Mar1919, Greene Co., IL; d: 12Nov1984, Rockbridge, IL; bu: Providence Cemetery, east of Carrollton, IL; m: Doris Hartwick on 25Oct1950 in Roodhouse, IL; fa: John Weber; ;mo: Eliza Ann Dixon. A resident of Rockbridge. WWII vet. Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Richard (Phyllis) Fisher of Jacksonville and Barbara Weber of Rockbridge; a sister: Margaret Weber of Carrollton; and two brothers: Hershel Weber of Rockbridge and Leland Weber of Carrollton. Preceded by a son; two sisters; and five brothers.

WEBER, Gertrude M. (Wankel); b: 11Feb1897, Cass Co., IL; d: 12Apr1993, Houston, Texas (Villa Northwest Nursing Home); bu: Bearadstown, IL; m: Harry "Sam" Weber (date and place not stated); fa: Peter Wankel; ;mo: Ellen Steinbuhler. Husband preceded in death 26Jun1979. A resident of Houston; foemrly of Beardstown, IL Survived by one son: Harry A. Weber of Conroe, Texas; four daughters: Mrs. Dean (Eunice) Bombasay of Branford, Pa., Mrs. Ken (Mildred) Zuerlein of Rockville Md., Mrs. Tom (Dorothy) Meyer of Beardstown, and Mrs. Reginald (Ruth) Theivagt of Fairfield; 15 grand and 29 g-grandchildren. Preceded by two sisters and three brothers.

WEBER, Harry "Sam"; b: 29Mar1898, Cass Co., IL; d: 26Jun1979, Beardstown, IL; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: Gertrude Wankel on 5Nov1924 in Beardstown, IL; fa: Charles Weber; mo: Martha Clauson. Survived by his wife; five children: Mrs. Dean (Eunice) Bombasay of Bradford, Pa., Mrs. Ken (Mildred) Zuerlein of Rockville, Md., Mrs. Tom (Dorothy) Meyer of Beardstown, Mrs. Reginald (Ruth) Theivagt of Fairfield and Harry Webber of Houston, Texas; 15 grandchildren; and a sister: Amy Stevens of Beardstown. Preceded by five brothers and one grandson.

WEBER, Harvey B.; b: 19Jul1907, near Meredosia, IL; d: 2Sep1981, Springfield, IL; bu: Springfield, IL; m: Polly Bryant (date and place not stated); fa: Frank Weber; mo: Frieda Roegge. Survived by his wife; two daughters: Jean Lawson and Janet Weber; two grandchildren; two brothers: Leland Weber of Meredosia and Clarence Weber of Springfield; and one sister: Wilma Korsmeyer of Pekin.

WEBER, Harold; b: 7Dec1898, Rockbridge, IL; d: 13Apr1985, Carlinville, IL (Hospital); bu: Kane, IL; m: Lillie Darr on 13Jun1921 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: John Weber; mo: Eliza Dixon. Wife preceded in death 3Apr1973. A resident of Rockbridge, IL Survived by one son: Deneen Weber of Rockbridge; two grand and two g-grandchildren; one sister: Margaret Weber of Carrollton; ;and one brother: Leland Weber of Carrollton.

WEBER, Hulda; b: 2Mar1896, Meredosia, IL; d: 16Jan1983, Denver, Colorado; bu: Denver, Colorado; fa: Henry Weber; mo: Carolina Wischmeyer. A former resident of Jacksonville, IL Survived by the following brother and sisters: Nora Bartelheim of Jacksonville, Lorna Pool of Denver, Harold Weber and Renetta Musch of Jacksonville; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by three brothers and one sister.

WEBER, Irene (Yeck); b: 3Aug1895, Arenzville, IL; d: 7Nov1977, Madison, Wisc.; bu: (not stated); m: Bert Weber (date and place not stated); fa: Charles Yeck; mo: Cora Rexroat. Husband preceded in death. A resident of Springfield, IL; formerly of Arenzville, IL Survived by two children: Jean, wife of Melvin Putnam of Madison, Wisc., and George P. Weber of Edmunds, Washington; two grandchildren; one g-grandchild; and a cousin: Mrs. Grace Braner of Concord.

WEBER, James Franklin; b: 1Jan1929, Greenfield, IL; d: 2Nov1996, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital); bu: Pine Tree Cemetery, near Patterson, IL; m: Althea Elizabeth Sykes on 4Jun1948 in White Hall, IL; fa: James Henry Weber; mo: Jeanennettia Wheeler. A resident of White Hall, IL WWII Navy vet. Survived by his wife; two sons: Jimmy Lee of White Hall and Robert Eugene, Sr. of Dallas Center, Iowa; five grand and two g-grandchildren; and four brothers: Donald E. of Houston, Tex., Carl Edwards of Girard, William Hutchens of Flora and Ronald Lee of Missouri. Preceded by three brothers and one sister.

WEBER, James H.; b: 7Apr1907, Greenfield, IL; d: 21Oct1979, Carrollton, IL (Boyd Hospital); m: (not stated); fa: George H. Weber; mo: Katheren Scott. A resident of rural White Hall, IL Survived by five sons: James of White Hall, Don of Austin, Texas, Carl of Girard, Bill of Anna and Ronald of Colorado; 14 grand, 21 g-grand and four g-g-grandchildren. Preceded by one daughter; two sons; one sister; and one brother.

WEBER, Lydia (Lovekamp); b: 17Oct1900, Meredosia, IL area; d: 2Dec1986, Springfield, IL (Memorial Hospital); bu: Beardstown, IL; m: Edward G. Weber on 26Ot1944, south of Beardstown, IL; fa: Henry Lovekamp; mo; Hannah Roegge. Husband preceded in death 6Jan1975. A resident of Beardstown, IL Survived by one sister: Mrs. Herschel (Rickey) Staake of Beardstown; two nephews: Gerald Staake of Anaheim, Calif., and Allen Lovekamp of Arenzville; one niece: Mrs. Robert (Donna) Clark of Champaign. Preceded by three brothers.

WEBER, Marie E. (Harrison); b: 11Jul1928, Beardstown, IL; d: 29Sep1987, Peoria, IL; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: George P. Weber in Beardstown, IL; fa: A. T. Harrison; mo: Elizabeth Bucheit. Husband preceded in death in December, 1964. Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Edward (Mary) Jones of Morton; four grand and seven g-grandchildren; a sister: Hilda McDonald of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; and a sister-in-law: Myretta Harrison of Beardstown. Preceded by two brothers and a sister.

WEBER, Paul T.; b: 12Oct1934, near Kane, IL; d: 8Mar1990, Carrollton, IL (Boyd Hospital); m: Jeanette Martin on 21Apr1957 in White Hall, IL; fa: John Weber; mo: Lela R. King. A resident of Carrollton. Survived by his wife; his mother and step-father: Ed Stevens of Greenfield; a son: Scott Weber of Carrollton; and a step-sister: Caroline Horn of Edwardsville. Preceded by his father.

WEBER, Ralph J.; b: 1Sep1902, Loami, IL; d: 21Mar1978, Brandenton, Fla.; bu: Ashland, IL; m: Eloise Brownback (date and place not stated); fa: George Weber; mo: Lou Jane Meacham. A former resident of Jacksonville and Ashland; was adopted. Survived by his wife; a son: Ralph Jay Weber of Woodbridge, Va.; a half-brother: Rufus Jarrett of Jacksonville; and two granddaughters.

WEBER, Roger D.; b: 22May1966 (place not stated); d: 28Jan1983, nine miles southeast of Carrollton, IL; bu: Providence Cemetery; fa: Deneen Weber; mo: Virginia Hartwick. A resident of Rockbridge, IL; was killed in an auto accident. Survived by his grandparents: Mrs. Ada Hartwick of Carrollton and Herschel Weber of Rockbridge; two sisters: Mrs. Steven (Denise Anne) Calentine of Portsmouth, Va., and Mrs. Kenneth (Linda Sue) Cunningham of Greenfield.

WEBER, Ronald Lee, Jr.; b: 13Sep1969, Jacksonville, IL; d: 12Feb1996, rural Murrayville, IL; bu: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Ronald Lee Weber, Sr.; mo: Judith Kay Smock. A resident of Roodhouse. Survived by his mother: Judith Weber of Roodhouse; his father: Ronald Lee Webber of St. Clair, Mo.; his fiancé: Mary Lovelady of Jacksonville; a son: Jonathan Weber of Jacksonville; a daughter: Jessica Weber of Jacksonville; two sisters: Ronette Jackson of Woodson and Ronelle Springer of Roodhouse; and a grandmother: Eileen Grafton of Roodhouse. Preceded by his grandparents: Harry and Virginia Smock and Buell Grafton.

WEBER, Walter H.; b: 17Feb1893, family homestead near Meredosia, IL; d: 10Jan1976, Jacksonville, IL (Norris Hospital); bu: Emmanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery, rural Arenzville, IL; fa: Henry Weber; mo: Carolina Weischmeyer. Lived all his life in the same house in which he was born. WWII Army vet. Survived by two brothers: Benjamin and Harold, both at home; four sisters: Mrs. Nora Bartlehein of Chapin, Miss Hulda Weber of Denver, Colo., Mrs. Lorna Pool of Denver and Mrs. Renetta Musch of Concord; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by two brothers: Frank and Edward; and a sister: Clara.

WEBER, Zella (Darr); b: 11Jul1902, Greene Co., IL; d: 11Oct1981, Carrollton, IL (Boyd Hospital); bu: Carrollton, IL; m: Henry Weber in 1923 (place not stated); fa: Alva Darr; mo: Bertha Reno. Husband preceded in death in 1974. Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Carl (Ruth) Housman of Eldred; and a son: Lewis Weber of Roodhouse; four grand and two g-grandchildren.

WEBSTER, A. Lillian (Watts); b: 6May1898, White Hall, IL; d: 19Aug1992, Pittsfield, IL; bu: Smith Cemetery, Milton, IL; m: Turner Webster on 30Dec1922 (place stated); fa: Albert Ross Baldwin; mo: Mary Ann Collins. Husband preceded in death 8Jul1964. A resident of Pittsfield, IL Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Don (Mary Alice) Lewis of La Puente, Calif., and Mrs. Michael (Anne) Niebur of Pittsfield; one son: B. J. Webster of Apple Valley, Calif.; 12 grand, 16 g-grandchildren; and two g-g-grandchildren; and a sister: Sally Roberts of Pittsfield, with whom she made her home. Preceded by one son: Richard; one brother; and one sister.

WEBSTER, Alma Irene (Loyd); b: 28Oct1912, Alexander, IL; d: 28Aug1994, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Arthur W. Webster on 28Oct1933 (place not stated); fa: Auscho Loyd; mo: Murl Roberts. Husband preceded in death 16Dec1989. Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Darrell (Kay) Evans of Jacksonville; two grandchildren; and one brother: Kenneth Loyd of Alexander. Preceded by her parents.

WEBSTER, Arthur W.; b: 19Nov1904, Bluff Springs, IL; d: 16Dec1989, Jacksonville, IL;; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Alma Irene Loyd on 28Aug1933 in Morgan Co., IL; fa: Andrew R. Webster; ;mo: Alwina Sweatman. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Darrell (Kay) Evans of Jacksonville; two brothers: Howard Webster of Virginia and Lewis Webster of Jacksonville; and two grandchildren. Preceded by a brother and two sisters.

WEBSTER, Bernice (Chenoweth); b: 4Feb1898, Streator, IL;; d: 18Oct1995, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: G. O. Webster on 15Mar1935 (place not stated); fa: Edward L. Chenoweth; mo: Ella McCoy. Husband preceded in death 20Aug1965. Survived by five nephews. Preceded by three brothers: Wallace, Joe and Karl Chenoweth; and two sisters: Zoe (twin sister of Joe) and Gwyneth Sauer.

WEBSTER, Betty Maxine (Knight); b: 17Apr1918, Cass Co., IL; d: 31Mar1985, Virginia, IL; bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, IL; m: Howard Webster in 1935 (place not stated); fa: Russell Knight; mo: Lucille Murray. Survived by her husband; a daughter: Mrs. Chuck (Patsy) Woods of Springfield.

WEBSTER, Ellen L. (Maddox); b: 16Nov1914, Cass Co., IL; d: 28Oct1996, Jacksonville, IL (Convalescent Center); bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, IL; m: Lewis H. Webster, Sr. on 16Aug1933 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: James Howard Maddox; mo: Martha Edna Giger. Husband preceded in death 6Oct1995. A resident of Virginia; formerly of Jacksonville. Survived by four sons: Lewis, Jr. (wife, Jane), of Pleasant Plains, James (wife, Leta Ann) of Virginia, Gary (wife, Cheryl) and Dale (wife, Emily), both of Moses Lake, Washington; 13 grand and 20 g-grandchildren; a sister: Frances Burrus of Virginia; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceded by a brother in infancy.

WEBSTER, Florine (Renoud); b: 17Apr1924, Montezuma Township, Pike Co., IL; d: 10Nov1984, Belleville, IL (Scott AFB Hospital); bu: Milton Smith Cemetery, Milton, IL; m: Richard M. Webster on 20Apr1945 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Daley Renoud; mo: Clara Darr. A resident of Milton, IL Survived by her husband; her parents of Milton; two sons: Tad of Huntington Beach, Calif., and Gene of Springfield; and one sister: Mrs. Paul (Thelma) Hammitt of Milton.

WEBSTER, Lewis H., Sr.; b: 29Sep1915, Cass Co., IL; d: 6Oct1995, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, IL; m: Ellen Louise Maddox on 16Aug1933, Jacksonville, IL; fa: Andrew Webster; mo: Alwina Sweatman. A resident of Virginia, IL Survived by his wife; four sons: Lewis Webster, Jr. (wife, Jane) of Pleasant Plains, Jim Webster (wife, Leta Ann) of Virginia, Gary Webster (wife, Cheryl) of Moses Lake, Washington, and Dale Webster of Spokane, Washington; 13 grand and 20 g-grandchildren; and a brother: Howard Webster of Virginia; and several nieces and nephews.

WEBSTER, Lloyd C.; b: 17Feb1917, Bluff Springs, IL; d: 8Jul1994, Beardstown, IL; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: Joyce Blystad on 28Oct1939 in Bowling Green, Mo.; fa: Clayton Webster; mo: Katie Brown. WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mrs. Tom (Linda) Scott of Beardstown; one son: Roger (wife, Janis) Webster of Bethlehem, Pa.; and five grandchildren. Preceded by one brother: Robert.

WEBSTER, Richard M.; b: 24Jan1924, Milton, IL; d: 12Oct1991, Pittsfield, IL (Illini Hospital); bu: Smith Cemetery, Milton, IL; m: 1) Florene Renoud on 20Apr1945 in Jacksonville, IL; and 2) Jean Pearman on 14Jun1985, Vero Beach, Fla.; fa: Turner Webster; mo: Lillian Baldwin. 1st wife preceded in death 10Nov1984. A resident of Milton, IL WWII Marine Corp vet. Survived by his wife; his mother of Pittsfield; two sons: Tad Webster of Huntington Beach, Calif., and Gene Webster of Springfield; one grandson; one brother: B. J. Webster of Apple Valley, Calif.; two sisters: Mrs. Michael (Anne) Niebur of Pittsfield and Mrs. Don (Mary) Lwis of La Puente, Calif.; two aunts: Sally Roberts of Pittsfield and Mrs. Roy (Varena) Ashmore of Pittsfield; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by his father.

WEBSTER, Virginia B. (Geiger); b: 17Jul1918, Flint, Michigan; d: 12Nov1985, Springfield, IL (Memorial Hospital); bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, IL; m: Elmer Webster in 1941 (place not stated); fa: Floyd Geiger; mo: Mabel Caughlin. Husband preceded in death in 1975. A resident of Virginia, IL Survived by two sons: Richard of Jacksonville and Max of Springfield; three brothers: Don and Jim Geiger of Ft. Meyer, Fla., and Bill Geiger of Pittsfield; two sisters: June Stevens of Ft. Meyer, Fla., and Marjorie Gray of Burlington, Iowa.

WEDDERSTEN, Lucille (Williams); b: 11Jun1905, Pike Co., IL; d: 14Nov1987, White Hall, IL (Hospital); bu: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; m: William Weddersten on 21May1922 in Roodhouse, IL; fa: David Williams; mo: Essie Turbaugh. Husband preceded in death 25Apr1961. A resident of Roodhouse, IL Survived by two sons: William A. and David, both of Roodhouse; one daughter: Mrs. Everett (Hazel) Crain of Roodhouse; three brothers: Bo of , CA Charles of Bethalto and Robert of Rosewood Heights; four sisters: Florine Mondy of , CA Lodean Kesterson of Pittsfield, Ethel Keller and Faye Prather, both of Alton; five grand and 11 g-grandchildren. Preceded by one brother.

WEDEKING, Edwin; b: 3Oct1930, near Philadelphia, Cass Co., IL; d: 5Jun1988, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital); bu: Beardstown, IL; m: Lorna Watts on 18Sep1954 in Cass Co., IL; fa: Louis H. Wedeking; mo: Matilda Koch. A resident of Beardstown, IL Korean War Air Force vet. Survived by his wife; two daughters: Michelle Finnegan of Jacksonville and Diane Wedeking of Beardstown; two grandsons: Blaine and Brit Finnegan of Jacksonville; two sisters: Mrs. Charles (Grace) Genseal of Beardstown and Mrs. Levoy (Doris) Coultas of Effingham; and four brothers: Russell L. of Arenzville, Ralph H., and Walter, both of Beardstown, and Lee of Rushville. Preceded by his parents.

WEDEKING, Frances E. (Fearneyhough); b: 6Dec1922, Morgan Co., IL; d: 27Mar1979, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Arenzville, IL; m: Russell Wedeking on 2Sep1962 (place not stated); fa: William R. Fearneyhough; mo: Florence Ticknor. A resident of rural Arenzville, IL Survived by her husband; a brother: Wilbur Fearneyhough of Phoenix, Arizona; a sister: Dorothy Coultas of Winchester; and several nieces and nephews.

WEDEKING, Harold "Lee"; b: 24Feb1926, Cass Co., IL; d: 1Jan1995, Peoria, IL (St. Francis Medical Center); bu: Browning, IL; m: 1) Thelma Waneta McFetridge on 18Mar1949 in Philadelphia, IL; and 2) Dortha Hegi Martin on 21May1977 in Searcy, Ark.; fa: Louis Wedeking; mo: Matilda Koch. 1st wife preceded in death 29Nov1973. WWII Army vt. Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mrs. Roger (Patricia) Stone of Browning; three step-daughters: Mrs. Mike (Paula) McCage of Troy, Tenn., Mr. Steve (Sharon) Battles of Springfield, and Tammy Martin of Tulsa, Okla.; nine grandchildren; two brothers: Russell Wedeking of Arenzville and Ralph Wedeking of Beardstown; and two sisters: Mrs. Bill (Grace) Genseal and Doris Coultas, both of Beardstown. Preceded by one son: Thomas Lee Wedeking; and two brothers: Walter "Dick" Wedeking and Edward Wedeking.

WEDEKING, Matilda E. (Koch); b: 22Nov1889, Cass Co., IL (Hospital); d. 27 Feb 1984, Beardstown, IL; bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, IL; m: Louis H. Wedeking on 3Aug1911 in Cass Co., IL; ;fa: Louis Koch; mo: Carrie Bierhaus. Husband preceded in death 30Oct1957. Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Grace Genseal and Mrs. Doris Coultas of Beardstown; five sons: Russell L. of Arenzville, Robert H., Dick and Ed of Beardstown, and H. Lee of Browning; 11 grand, nine g-grand, six step-grand and four step-g-grandchildren. Preceded by three brothers.

WEDEKING, Thomas Lee; b: 22Nov1955, Beardstown, IL; d: 4Aug1991, Clark Co., MO; bu: Browning, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Harold Lee Wedeking; mo: Thelma Waneta McFetridge. A resident of Ft. Madison, Iowa; formerly of Browning, IL Survived by his father and step-mother: Harold & Dortha Wedeking of Rushville; one son: Phillip Lee Wedeking of Ft. Madison, Iowa; one daughter: Sarah Ann Wedeking of Ft. Madison, Iowa; one sister: Mrs. Roger (Patricia) Stone of Browning; three step-sisters: Mrs. Mike (Paula) McCage of Troy, Tenn., Mrs. Steve (Sharon) Battles of Santa Fe, N.M., and Tammy Martin of Tulsa, Okla.; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by his mother.

WEDEKING, Walter "Dick"; b: 27Aug1917, Cass Co., IL; d: 17Aug1989, Rushville, IL (Culbertson Hospital); bu: Beardstown, IL; m: Mildred Lippert on 13Oct1946 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Louis H. Wedeking; mo: Matilda Koch. A resident of Beardstown. WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; five daughters: Brenda Antrim, Mrs. Bill (Janet) Logsdon, Mrs. Mark (Debby) Edwards, and Mrs. Joseph (Julie) Thievagt, all of Beardstown, and Mrs. Robert (Jennifer) Cagle of Columbus, Ga.; one son: Richard Steven Wedeking of Beardstown; eight grandsons; one granddaughter; two sisters: Mrs. Joe (Grace) Genseal of Beardstown and Mrs. Levoy (Doris) Coultas of Effingham; three brothers: Russell of Arenzville, Ralph H. of Beardstown, and Lee of Rushville; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded by his parents and one brother: Martin.

WEDER, Herman Albert, Sr.; b: 8Oct1911, Morgan Co., IL; d: 11Jan1993, Winchester, IL (Scott Co. Nursing Home); bu: Winchester, IL; m: Lucille Snyder on 18Jul1934 in Bowling Green, Mo.; fa: Albert William Weder, Sr.; mo: Ruby Perkins. Wife preceded in death 30Jul1990. A resident of Winchester. Survived by his mother of Winchester; two sons: John Weder of rural Winchester and Herman Weder, Jr. of Jacksonville; two daughters: Mrs. Richard (Martha) Burris of Springfield and Mrs. Ed (Delores) Smith of Mission, Texas; eight grand and ten g-grandchildren; three brothers: Roy, William and Albert, Jr., all of Winchester; six sisters: Mrs. Robert (Edna) Lawless of Jacksonville, Mrs. Milton (Anna Marie) Newberry of Overland, Mo., Mrs. Ed (Helen) Ruenzi of Arkansas, Mrs. Leslie (Ina Mae) Stice and Mrs. Lyman (Lois) Stice, both of rural Winchester, and Mrs. David (Donna) Means of Springfield. Preceded by two sisters: Louise Robinson and Barbara Heaton.

WEDER, Lucille Bernice (Snyder); b: 22Feb1914, Jacksonville, IL; d: 30Jul1990, Jacksonville, IL (Barton Stone Home); bu: Winchester, IL; m: Herman Weder on 18Jul1934 in Winchester, IL; fa: Benjamin Snyder; mo: Nina Moore. A former resident of Winchester, IL Survived by her husband; two brothers: Mrs. Richard (Martha) Burris of Springfield and Mrs. Edward (Delores) Smith of Winchester; two sons: John W. Weder of Winchester and Herman Weder, Jr. of Jacksonville; and one sister: Elizabeth Hopper of San Francisco, Calif. Preceded by two brothers: Robert and Tom Snyder.

WEDER, Mary Estella (Campbell); b: 25Jun1918, Scott Co., IL; d: 18Oct1990, rural Winchester, IL; bu: (not stated); m: Roy Charles Weder on 7Jun1939 in St. Louis, Mo.; fa: William Campbell; mo: Rennah Peak. Survived by her husband; seven children: James Weder of Canton, Mrs. David (Judy) Whitehurst of Corpus Christi, Texas, Wilbur Weder of Alexandria, Va., Larry Weder of rural Winchester, Mrs. James (Dixie) Kelley of Prairie Village, Kansas, Mrs. Alex (Mary Jean) Madrid of Redondo each, Calif., and Stanley Weder of Springfield; one great-grandchild; two sisters: Margaret McPherson of Winchester and Mrs. Willard (Louise) Nycum of Rockford; and two brothers: James H. and William H. Campbell, both of Winchester. Preceded by one sister: Clara Belle Campbell; and one brother: W. Richard Campbell.

WEDER, Minnie Elizabeth; b: 2Mar1901, Scott Co., IL; d: 13Jun1989, Jacksonville, IL (Meline Nursing Home); bu: Winchester, IL; m: Orville Stumborg (date and place not stated); fa: Albert Weder; mo: Julia Oswald. Husband preceded in death. A former resident of Winchester, IL Survived by a daughter: Mrs. William (Margaret) Sample of Franklin; four grandchildren: Carl Greene of Springfield, Mo., Melba Sweatman of Wyckoff, N.J., Thelma Rouland of Jacksonville, and Nancy Soggin of Corpus Christi, Texas; 13 g-grandchildren; five g-g-grandchildren; a sister: Loretta Murphy of San Francisco, Calif.; and a sister-in-law:Ruby Weder of Winchester. Preceded by two brothers: Albert and Henry Weder; and six sisters: Annie Whewell, Rose Elliott Wallis, Lena Frost, Hilda Frost, Emma Glossop Little and Marie Buchanan.

WEDER, Roy Charles; b: 9Apr1913, Scott Co., IL; d: 13Aug1994, Winchester, IL; bu: Winchester, IL; m: Mary E. Campbell on 7Jun1939 in St. Louis, Mo.; fa: Albert W. Weder; mo: Ruby E. Perkins. Wife preceded in death in 1990. Survived by his mother of Winchester; four sons: James Roy and Larry Weder, both of Winchester, Wilbur A. of Arlington, Va., and Stan Weder of Springfield; three daughters: Mrs. David (Julia L.) Whitehurst of Corpus Christi, Texas, Mrs. James (Dixie Lee) Kelly of Prairie Village, Kansas and Mary Jeanne Madrid of Redondo Beach, Calif.; 15 grand and six g-grandchildren; two brothers: William P. Weder and Albert W. Weder, Jr., both of Winchester; and six sisters: Mrs. Lyman (Lois) Stice and Mrs. Leslie (Ina Mae) Stice, both of Winchester, Mrs. Robert (Edna Lawless of Jacksonville, Mrs. Milton (Anna Marie) Newberry of Wheaton, Mo., Mrs. Donald (Donna) Means of Springfield, and Helen Ruenzi of Horseshoe Bend, Ark. Preceded by his father; one brother: Herman; and two sisters: Louise Robinson and Barbara Heaton.

WEDER, Ruby E. (Perkins); b: 17Aug1892, Winchester, IL; d: 2Oct1995, Winchester, IL; bu: Winchester, IL; m: Albert W. Weder, Sr. on 1Feb1911 in Winchester, IL; fa: William Perkins; mo: Jennie Hall. Husband preceded in death 6Oct1969. Survived by six daughters: Mrs. Robert (Edna) Lawless of Jacksonville, Mrs. Milton (Anna Marie) Newberry of St. Louis, Helen Ruenzie of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., Mrs. Leslie (Ina Mae) Stice of Winchester, Mrs. Lyman (Lois) Stice of Winchester, and Mrs. David (Donna) Means of Springfield; two sons: William Weder of Winchester and Albert Weder, Jr. of Winchester; 52 grand, 100 g-grand and several g-g-grandchildren and one g-g-g-granddaughter. Preceded by two sons: Herman and Roy Weder; two daughters: Louise Robinson and Barbara Heaton; a granddaughter; a grandson; and a brother: Ora Perkins.

WEEKS, Arthur Franklin; b: 5Fe1940, Moline, IL; d: 11Jun1979, New Mexico ;bu: (not stated); m: Delores Sepulveda on 30Jun1961 (place not stated); fa: Clifton Weeks; mo: Gertrude Tucker. A resident of Albuquerque, N.M. Survived by his wife and three children: Thomas, Geraldine and Arthur.

WEEKS, Clifton "Kip"; b: (not stated); d: 22Jan1989, Albuquerque, N.M.; bu: Albuquerque, N.M.; m: Gertrude Tucker (date and place not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). Was 77 years of ge at death. Survived by his wife; two grandsons; a granddaughter; and one step-brother: John Kircher of Jacksonville. Preceded by a son: Arthur Weeks in June, 1979.

WEEKS, Lora Mae (Lemons); b: 30May1896, near Milton, IL; d: 19Jul1985, Pittsfield, IL (Illini Hospital); m: Harry E. Weeks on 30May1917 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: George Lemons; mo: Anna Dennison. Husband preceded in death 11Mar1970. A resident of Owen Care Center, Pittsfield, IL; formerly of Detroit, IL Survived by several cousins.

WEEKS, Malinda E. (Stock); b: 15Oct1885, Arenzville, IL; d: 13Apr1976, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: East Cemetery, Arenzville, IL; m: A. L. Weeks on 27Jul1914 (place not stated); fa: Christian Stock; mo: Elizabeth Hagener. Husband preceded in death. A resident of Arenzville, IL Survived by four nephews: Charles Stock, Warren Stock, Robert Stock and Dean Stock, all of Arenzville; and three nieces: Margaret Crawford of Jacksonville, and Ruth Stock of Arenzville, and Hazel McClure of Decatur. The last of her immediate family, she was preceded by two brothers: Phillip and John Stock.

WEEKS, Michael Eugene; b: 11Dec1944, Jacksonville, IL; d: 23Dec1982, California; bu: (not stated); m: Kathleen Brown in 1965 (place not stated); fa: Eugene Weeks; mo: Ellen Braner. Survived by his mother and step-father: Mr. and Mrs. Everett Arnold of Downey, California; his wife; one son: Kristoffer; his grandfather: Fred C. Braner of Virginia; and many aunts, uncles and cousins in the Jacksonville area.

WEEMS, Shirley M.; b: 11Jan1921, Marion Co., IL; d: 23Oct1982, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Edith Medder (date and place not stated); fa: John E. Weems; mo: Pet Mrshall. A resident of Shady Acres, Meredosia, IL WWII vet. Survived by a son: Nick of Jacksonville; two daughters: Mrs. Barbara Hawkins of Manchester and Mrs. Sharon Brickey of Murrayville; 20 grand and nine g-grandchildren; six sisters: Mary Daniels and Mildred Silvey, both of Iuka, Bernice Shelton of Centralia, Betty Fulton of Sesser, and Mabel Duke and Viola Harvey, both of Salme; and three brothers: Dorvin of Iuka, Kenneth of Riverside, Calif., and Bob of Clear Lake Oaks, California. Preceded by two brothers.

WEGEHOFT, Beatrice G. (Hubbell); b: 31Dec1905, Greenville, IL; d: 25Jul1994, Springfield, IL (Memorial Hospital); bu: Concord, IL; m: Lawrence R. Wegehoft on 12Jul1924 in Vermont, IL; fa: Harry Lee Hubbell; mo: Mae Alderman. A resident of Jacksonville, IL Survived by her husband; two sons: Harry Wegehoft of Garland, Tex., and the Rev. Robert Wegehoft of Clinton, Iowa; five grand and four g-grandchildren; and one sister: Mrs. Ben (Dorothy) Coy of Beardstown.

WEGEHOFT, Florence (Blimling); b: 28Sep1902, Concord, IL; d: 9May1989, Macomb, IL; bu: Concord, IL; m: Virgil William Wegehoft on 28Sep1922 (place not stated); fa: Casper Blimling; mo: Nellie (surname not stated). Husband preceded in death 19Mar1980. A resident of Macomb; formerly of Concord. Survived by three daughters: Mrs. Richard (Betty) Smith of Quincy, Mrs. Don (Imogene) Sweeney of Macomb, and Mrs. Robert (Illene) Buschmann of Sturgeon Bay, Wisc.; eight grand and 21 g-grandchildren; and three sisters: Frances Spraul of East Moline, Dorothy Spencer of Thiensville, Ind., and Lois Brooks of Glencoe. Preceded by two brothers and one grandchild.

WEGEHOFT, Lawrence E.; ;b: 6May1904, Morgan Co., IL; d: 31Dec1994, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Concord, IL; m: Beatrice G. Hubbell on 12Jul1924 in Vermont; fa: Henry F. Wegehoft; mo: Mattie Long. Wife preceded in death 25Jul1994. Survived by two sons: Harr of Garland, Texas and the Rev. Robert Wegehoft of Clinton, Iowa; five grand and four g-grandchildren. Preceded by two brothers: Cecil and Virgil Wegehoft.

WEGEHOFT, Margaret E. (Richards); b: 25Mar1892, Morgan Co., IL; d: 16Mar1977, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Ebenezer Cemetery; m: Cecil H. Wegehoft on 18Jun1919 in Farmington, Mo.; fa: Thomas Richards; mo: Elizabeth Owens. Husband preceded in death in 1964. Survived by two sons: Allen of Jacksonville and Richard of Conway, Ark.; two foster-sons: Donald Lowe of Jacksonville and Lyle Lowe of Hanover Park; three grandchildren, one of whom is Mrs. Marion (Rebecca Ann) Coulson of Murrayville; five foster grandchildren, one of whom is Mrs. William (Sandra) Cors of Jacksonville; and five g-grandchildren. Preceded by a sister, a brother and two foster grandchildren.

WEGEHOFT, Tena (Cappal); b: 27Jun1892, near Diller, Nebraska; d: 31Aug1976, Meredosia, IL; bu: Oakland Cemetery, Meredosia, IL; m: Charles George Wegehoft on 25Sep1919in St. Louis, Mo.; fa: Christian Cappal; mo: Effie Steinberg. Husband preceded in death in December, 1974. A resident of Meredosia, IL Survived by four nephews and nieces: Robert Burrus, Eileen Dannewitz, Martin Burrus and Marilyn Lovekamp, all of Arenzville. Preceded by an infant son; and two sisters: Hala an Dora Burrus.

WEGENER, Ernest; b: 1Nov1892, Washington, MO; d: 19May1976, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Stella Nagel on 20Sep1917 (place not stated); fa: William Wegener; mo: Elizabeth Damm. A former resident of the Oak Park, IL area. WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; three children: Ernest of Richland, Washington, Charles of Chicago, and Mrs. Fred (Elizabeth) Richardson of Springfield; six grandchildren and one g-granddaughter; a brother: Walter of San Diego; and two sisters: Gertrude Hahn and Hildegard Moeller, both of Oak Park.

WEGENER, Stella (Nagel); b: 30Aug1895, St. Charles, MO; d: 25Feb1983, Jacksonville Il.; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Ernest Wegener on 20Sep1917 (place not stated); fa: Carl Nagel; mo: Hermine Joerin. Husband preceded in death 19May1976. Survived by two sons: Charles of Chicago and Curtis of Richland, Washington; a daughter: Mrs. Fred (Elizabeth) Richardson of Springfield; six grand and three g-grandchildren. Preceded by one sister.

WEGER, Candy A. (Boone); b: 15Jan1976, Murphysboro, IL; d: 13Dec1995, Morgan Co., IL; bu; Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Jesse E. Weger (date and place not stated); fa: Michael Boone; mo: Barbara Bell. A resident of Jacksonville, IL Survived by her husband; one son: Jesse Edward Weger, Jr., at home; her father and stepmother: Michael and Hope Boone of Bath; three brothers: Daniel Paul Boone and Michael Boone, both of Bath, and Fred Zulawski of Havana; four sisters: Amy Griffin of Springfield, Abbi Boone, Rebecca Boone and Jamie Zulawski, all of Bath; and grandparents: Nellie and James Johnson of Murphysboro and Joseph and Mary Zulawski of Park Ridge. Preceded by one brother: Daniel Eugene Boone.

WEGER, Helen Joanne (Steele); b: 27Aug1933, Greene Co., IL; d: 14Oct1990, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Witt Cemetery, Rockbridge, IL; m: James R. Weger on 3Mar1967 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Robert Steele; mo: Esther Jacoby. A resident of Rockbridge, IL Survived by her husband; her mother of White Hall; one daughter: Bonnie Cole of Scottville; one son: Mike Adams of Jacksonville; and four grandchildren.

WEGER, Marshall "Bud"; b: 9Jul1913, Berlin, IL; d: 25Mar1993, Berlin, IL; bu: Woodwreath Cemetery, Island Grove, IL; fa: William Weger; mo: Ida Huff. Survived by two nieces; six nephews. Preceded by one sister: Ethel Franklin.

WEGER, Samuel M.; b: 9Jul1914, New Berlin, IL; d: 23Jul1983, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital); bu: Rose Lawn Cemetery, Springfield, IL; m: Jennie E. Johnson on 13Apr1949 in New Berlin, IL; fa: Benjamin H. Weger; mo: Mae Hanson. A resident of rural Glen Arm, IL; formerly of New Berlin, IL Survived by his wife; five sisters: Pearl Cumby of New Berlin, Ethyl Tankersley and Dorothy Flynn, both of Jacksonville, Pauline Kean and Betty Hinds, both of Springfield.

WEGRZYN, Roxie (Sudeth); b: 4Mar1907, Kentucky; d: 19Jan1984, Springfield, IL (Memorial Hospital); bu: Holy Cross Cemetery, Joliet, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Emmet Sudeth; mo: Eva Huff. Survived by three sisters: Colleen E. Morrow of Pleasant Plains, Eunice P. Watkins of Ashland and Sylvia M. Foster of Jacksonville; and a brother: George M. Sudeth of Pleasant Plains; and several nieces and nephews.

WEGS, Alfred H.; b: 23May1906, Brown Co., IL; d: 19Jun1988, Quincy, IL (St. Mary's Hospital); bu: Catholic Cemetery, Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Mary Salrin on 19Apr1932 in Mt. Sterling, IL; fa: Bernard Wegs; mo: Josephine Wort. A resident of Mt. Sterling. Survived by his wife; three sons: Donald E. and William J. Wegs, both of Quincy, and F. C. C. M. James A. Wegs of Oceans Springs, Miss.; two daughters: Jeannie Rucker of Quincy and Mrs. Lyle (Margie) Dunn of Mt. Sterling; 10 grand and six g-grandchildren. Preceded by a son; a brother; a grandchild; and a g-grandchild.

WEGS, Anna M. (Garthaus); b: 14Mar1894, Brown Co., IL; d: 17Aug1987, Mt. Sterling, Il (Heritage Manor Nursing Home); bu: Catholic Cemetery, Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Henry Wegs on 22Oct1913 in Mt. Sterling, IL; fa: Henry Garthaus; mo: Anna Kassing. Husband preceded in death 3ep1974. Survived by three sons: Marcellus R. and Richard J., both of Mt. Sterling, and Lyle F. of Quincy; one daughter: Mrs. Ken (Patricia) Lercher of Mt. Sterling; one brother: John Garthaus of Quincy; one sister: Mrs. Irene Koch of Quincy; 10 grand, two step-grand and 13 g-grand and five step-g-grandchildren. Preceded by one daughter; two brothers; and four sisters; and two grandsons.

WEGS, Cheryl L.; b: 5Jul1960, Quincy, IL; d: 3Apr1979, Quincy, IL (St. Mary's Hospital); bu: Catholic Cemetery, Mt. Sterling, IL; fa: Harry Wegs; mo: Leona Christian. A resident of Quincy. Survived by her father and her step-mother: Patricia of Quincy; a brother: David E., and a sister: Michelle, both at home; and grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. Frank Wegs of Mt. Sterling and Mr. & Mrs. William Christian of Hemet, CA. Preceded by her mother and two brothers.

WEGS, Frank P.; b: 2Jul1895, Brown Co., IL; d: 4Jan1989, Rushville, IL (Culbertson Hospital); bu: Catholic Cemetery, Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Gladys Flynn on 8Jan1929 in Mt. Sterling, IL; fa: Henry Wegs; mo: Elizabeth Kanstiner. A resident of Mt. Sterling. WWI Army vet. Survived by his wife; three sons: Harold and Harry Wegs, both of Quincy, and J. Robert Wegs of South Bend, IN; a daughter: Mrs. Gene (Betty) Jansen of Quincy; seven grand and two g-grandchildren. Preceded by his parents; four brothers; four sisters; and three grandchildren.

WEGS, John M.; b: 22Jul1975, Rushville, IL; d: 4Jul1991, Quincy, IL (Blessing Hospital); bu: Benville, Brown Co., IL; fa: Michael Wegs; mo: Penny Welty. A resident of Mt. Sterling, IL Survived by his parents of Mt. Sterling; one brother: Henry Wegs of Mt. Sterling; his grandparents; Mr. & Mrs. Robert Welty of Clayton and Mrs. and Mrs. Richard Wegs of Mt. Sterling; one great-grandmother: Gladys Walters of Mt. Sterling; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

WEGS, Julius; b: 20Dec1908, Brown Co., IL; d: 10Sep1986, Rushville, IL; bu: Benville Cemetery, near Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Thelma Carpenter (date and place not stated); fa: Bernard Wegs; mo: Josephine Wort. Survived by his wife; two sons: Maurice D. Wegs of Portland, Oregon and Jim Ebrey of St. Louis; one daughter: Mrs. Michael (Nancy) Kropp of Mt. Sterling; one brother: Alfred Wegs of Mt. Sterling; and two grandchildren. Preceded by one son: Kenneth.

WEGS, Michael E.; b: 29Apr1948, Quincy, IL; d: 29Nov1996, Mt. Sterling, IL; bu: Benville Cemetery, Brown Co., IL; m: Penny Welty on 27Sep1969 at Mt. Sterling, IL; fa: Richard Wegs; mo: Norma Moran. Vietnam Navy vet. Survived by his wife; his parents; maternal grandmother: Gladys Walters of Mt. Sterling; one son: Hank (wife, Liz) of Mt. Sterling; and one grandson. Preceded by one son: John; and one brother: Terry Joseph.

WEGS, Raymond Lee; b: 26Oct1951, Cass Co., IL; d: 23Jan1976, Rushville, IL (Culbertson Hospital); bu: Catholic Cemetery, Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Brenda Lowey in 1974 (place not stated); fa: Marcellus R. Wegs; mo: Irene Johnson. A resident of Mt. Sterling, IL Survived by his wife; h is father and stepmother: Mr. & Mrs. R. Wegs of Mt. Sterling; his paternal grandmother: Mrs. Henry Wegs of Colchester; and a step-sister and step-brother: Carlene Sandidge of Mt. Sterling and George Sandige of Ursa, IL Preceded by his mother.

WEIGAND, Louise B. (Wallbaum); b: 8Feb1900, near Jacksonville, IL; d:1Jun1989, Jacksonville, IL (Convalescent Center); bu: Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: John Weigand on 4Mar1924 in Alexander, IL; fa: William Wallbaum; mo: Pauline Baechle. Husband preceded in death 13Nov1955. A resident of Alexander, IL Survived by a brother: Joseph Wallbaum of Winchester; two sisters: Dorothy Kaiser of Alexander and Marie Sowle of Springfield; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded by a brother: William Wallbaum; and a sister: Rose Cosgriff.

WEIGEL, Wanda (Pivoda); b: 10Dec1909, Jersey Co., IL d: 7Apr1981, Jerseyville, IL (Garnet's Chateau Nursing Home); bu: Oak Wood Cemetery, Greenfield, IL; m: Henry Weigel (date and place not stated(; fa: Clarence Pivoda; mo: Cora Steed. Husband preceded in death 6May1970. A former resident of Greenfield. Survived by a daughter: Mildred Hamer of Jerseyville; and one granddaughter raised in her home: Doris Williams of Litchfield; and one g-grandchild; and one sister: Juanita Homann of Jerseyville.

WEILAND, Mary Etta (Watts); b: 11Dec1902, Modesto, IL; d: 30Jul1995, Ft. Myers, FL (Lee Memorial Hospital); bu: Pulliam Cemetery, rural Modesto, IL; m: Fred Weiland (date and place not stated); fa: Bert Watts; mo: Myrtle Dalton. Husband preceded in death. A resident of Bokeelia, FL Survived by a brother: Oran Watts of Clarkston, Michigan; and two sisters: Pauline Goss of Flint, Michigan, and Opal Maxwell of Ft. Meyers.

WEILDING, Mildred (McMahan); b: 5May1902, Waverly, IL; d: 13Dec1981, Springfield, MO; bu: Waverly, IL; m: Herbert Weilding (date and place not stated); fa: Isaac McMahan; mo: Josephine Peck. A former resident of Waverly. Survived by her husband; a sister: Miss Eva McMahan of Waverly; a brother: Russell McMahan of Kirkwood, MO; and several nieces and nephews.

WEIMER, John Eason; b: 17Aug1924, Beardstown, IL; d: 14May1993, Beardstown, IL; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: Dorothy Miller on 11Sep1949 in Beardstown, IL; fa: Harold Weimer; mo: Leona Diebold. A resident of Beardstown, IL WWII Navy vet (1943-1946(. Korean War vet (1950-1952). Survived by his wife; his mother of Beardstown; a son: Stanley John Weimer of Manito; a daughter: Carol Luann Raney of Mt. Vernon; three grandchildren; two sisters: Margaret Rosenberg of Springfield and Charlene Hocker of Beardstown; two brothers: Harold and Richard, both of Beardstown; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by his father.

WEIMER, Leona (Diebold); b: 28May1905, Beardstown, IL; d: 19May1996, Springfield, IL (Memorial Hospital); bu: Beardstown, IL; m: Harold F. Weimer on 27Oct1923 in Virginia, IL; fa: Frank Diebold; ;mo: Margaret Burch. Husband preceded in death 26Dec1982. A resident of Beardstown, IL Survived by two daughters: Margaret Rosenberg of Springfield and Charlene Hocker of Beardstown; two sons: Harold Weimer, Jr. and Richard Weimer, both of Beardstown; 10 grand and 17 g-grandchildren; one sister: Norma Shinall of Washington; and nieces and nephews. Preceded by one son: John E. Weimer; and brothers and sisters.

WEIMER, Mary Ann (Snyder); b: 13Sep1898, Waltonville, IL; d: 25Jul1991, Beardstown, IL; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: Reuben R. Weimer on 13Sep1919 in Pickneyville, IL; fa: Oswald Snyder; mo: Stella Clarke. Survived by several nieces and nephews. Preceded by her parents; her husband; and one brother: Bill Snyder.

WEIMER, Odette Lucille; b: 22Apr1901 (place not stated); d: 13Jun1992, Newport Beach, CA; bu: Mt. Sterling, IL; fa & mo: (not stated). A resident of Costa Mesa, CA. Survived by three cousins.

WEINANT, Charles E. "Dutch"; b: 20May1919, Pittsfield Il.; d: 20Mar1981, Pittsfield, IL; bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Carlyle Weinant; mo: Minnie Heck. A resident of Pittsfield, IL WWII & Korean War Army vet. Survived by a son: Terrell Weinant of Gary, IN; two daughters: Mrs. Kay Wilding of Portage, IN, and Vickie of Gary, IN; two sisters: Mrs. Frances Gerard and Mrs. Ada Brown, both of Pittsfield; three grandchildren; a nephew and two nieces. Preceded by an infant brother.

WEINANT, Kenneth; b: 6Jun1904 (place not stated); d: 24Nov1994, Pittsfield, IL; bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: Edith Crossman on 17Oct1927 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: Louis Weinant; mo: Nellie Sittler. Survived by his wife; one son: Louis (wife, Florence) of East Alton; one daughter; Mrs. Russell (Mary) McCandless of Nyack, N.Y.; six grand and 13 g-grandchildren; and one sister: Virginia Claus of Pittsfield. Preceded by two sisters: Mildred Thiele and Edna Manker; and two brothers: Carlyle and Ray.

WEINANT, James T.; b: 27Oct1922, Pittsfield, IL; d: 10Jun1996, Pittsfield, IL; bu: South Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: Leta Howland on 17Jan1943 in Louisiana, MO; fa: Selas Edward Weinant; mo: Eva Gertrude Colvin. WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; one son: Larry (wife, Corinne) Weinant of Jacksonville; four grand and seven g-grandchildren; two sisters: Maxine Johnson of Carrollton and Mrs. Jack (Kathleen) Jones of Pittsfield; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by one daughter: Phyllis Brewer; one granddaughter; one sister: Rosemary Thompson; and one brother: Richard Weinant.

WEINANT, Richard C.; b: 10Oct1916, Pittsfield, IL; d: 28Dec1981, Pittsfield, IL; bu: South Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: Dora May Smith on 25Apr1947 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: Selas Weinant; mo: Eva Colvin. WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; two sons: Dennis of Jacksonville and Roger of Pittsfield; one daughter: Mrs. W. J. Kirk, Jr. of Winchester; four grandchildren; one brother: James Weinant of Pittsfield; three sisters: Kathleen Jones of Pittsfield, Mrs. Maxine Johnson of Carrollton, and Mrs. Rosemary Thompson of St. Louis, MO

WEINBERG, Helen (Pennington); b: 24Dec1895, Industry, IL; d: 25Nov1982, Rushville, IL (Culbertson Hospital); bu: Rushville, IL; m: Sol Weinberg on 27Sep1923 in Macomb, IL; fa: Sid Pennington; mo: Mary Wilson. Survived by her husband; two daughters: Mary Jane Weinberg of Elk Grove and Mildred Ann Smith of Harpers Ferry, W.V.; two grand and two g-grandchildren; three sisters: Mildred Gerrond of Mt. Prospect, Kathryne Penning of Laguna Hills, CA, and Wanda Sampson of Downey, CA Preceded by two brothers and a sister.

WEINBERG, Sol P.; b: 27Oct1899, Rushville, IL; d: 27Feb1985, Rushville, IL; bu: Rushville, IL; m: Helen Pennington on 27Sep1923 in Macomb, IL; fa: Moses Weinberg; mo: Flora J. Bolton. Wife preceded in death 25Nov1982. Survived by two daughters: Mary Jane Weinberg of Elk Grove Village and Mildred Ann Smith of Harpers Ferry, W.V.; two grand and two g-grandchildren. Preceded by three brothers and four sisters.

WEINBERGER, Christine (Freitag); b: 16Nov1908, Jacksonville, IL; d: 26Oct1995, Jacksonville, IL ; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Frank Weinberger on 11Apr1927 in Chicago, IL; fa: Lewis Freitag; mo: Hattie Black. Husband preceded in death. Survived by a son: Buddy James Weinberger of Jacksonville; one sister: Dorothy Sitton of Peoria; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by five brothers and four sisters.

WEINMANN, Mabel M. (Little); b: 22Mar1907, Hillview, IL; d: 15Sep1989, White Hall, IL; bu: Body donated to the Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO); m: George Weinmann on 7Jan1939 in St. Louis, MO; fa: William Thomas Little; mo: Charlotte An Knox. Husband preceded in death 3Jun1956. A resident of White Hall. Survived by two sons: Robert L. of St. Augustine, FL, and Paul T. of East Alton; two daughters: Ida May Weatherford of Manchester, MO, and Ruth A. Larson of White Hall; 12 grand and eight g-grandchildren; and one sister: Kitty Lane of Wood River. Preceded by one son: David; and three brothers: Thomas, Frank, and Charlie Little.

WEIR, Fayetta (Starks); b: 20Feb1904, Barry, IL; d: 3Aug1978, Pittsfield, IL; bu: Park Lawn Cemetery, Barry, IL; m: George Weir on 22Jun1924 in Barry, IL; fa: Charles Starks; mo; Mae McKinney. Survived by her husband; two sons: Richard of Pittsfield and Robert of Leewood, Kansas; a daughter: Mrs. Barry (Lynda) Rought of Richardson, TX; a sister: Mildred Starks of Pomona, CA; and 12 grandchildren. Preceded by a son, a brother, and a sister.

WEIR, Florence A. (Fritsch); b: 14Jan1897, St. Louis, MO; d: 4Dec1996, Pittsfield, IL; bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: Lewis Weir on 18Jul1915 in Hull, IL; fa: Frank H. Fritsch; mo: Della Arthur. Husband preceded in death 24Dec1977. A resident of Pittsfield; formerly of Hull and Springfield. Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Vincent (Marjorie) Zimmerman of Pittsfield; two sons: Dorus Wendell and Donald (wife, Rosalie), both of Quincy; six grand and 13 g-grandchildren; one g-g-granddaughter; one sister: Mildred Hampshire of Rock Island; one brother: Edmund "Jack" Fritsch of Horseshoe Bend, Ark.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded by three brothers; a twin brother: Rev. Clarence Fritsch, and Harry H., and Milford Fritsch.

WEIR, Floyd D.; b: 9Jun1925, Pleasant Hill, IL; d: 13Jan1985, Quincy, IL; bu: Crescent Heights Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, IL; m: Roma McConnell on 20Jul1946 in Louisiana Mo.; fa: Lester Weir; mo: Hallie Gill. A resident of Quincy, IL Survived by his wife; two sons: Ronald Weir of Happy Jack, Arizona, and Brent Weir of Hamilton, MO; two daughters: Mrs. Brenda Wyatt of Scottsdale, Arizona, and Christina Weir of San Francisco; three brothers: Lee Weir of Topeka, Kansas, and Paul and Robert Weir of Pleasant Hill; two sisters: Mrs. Carolyn Smith of Sun City, FL, and Mrs. Helen Kindell of Roxanna; and three grandchildren.

WEIR, George; b: 19Mar1898, Hayton, Wisc.; d: 15Feb1986, Pittsfield, IL; bu: Park Lawn Cemetery, Barry, IL; m: Fayetta Starks on 22Jun1924 in Barry, IL; fa: George Weir; mo: Luella Smith. Wife preceded in death 3Aug1978. A resident of Pittsfield; formerly of Hull. Survived by two sons: Richard G. of Pittsfield and Robert of La Quivira, Kansas; one daughter: Mrs. Berry (Lynda) Rought of Richardson, TX; 12 grand and six g-grandchildren; one sister: Mrs. Russell (Lucille) Bonifield of Kinderhook. Preceded by two brothers and two sisters.

WEIR, M. Lewis; b:15Mar1892, Hayton, Wisc.; d: 24Dec1977, Pittsfield, IL; d: 24Dec1977, Pittsfield, IL; bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: Florence A. Fritsch on 18Jul1914 in Hull, IL; fa: George Weir; mo: Louella Smith. Survived by his wife; two sons: Dorus W. Weir and Donald S. Weir, both of Quincy; and one daughter: Mrs. Vincent (Marjorie) Zimmerman; six grand and 13 g-grandchildren; two sisters and a brother: Mrs. Louella Hummel of St. Louis, MO, Mrs. Russell Bonifield of Kinderhook and George Weir of Pittsfield.

WEIS, Ethel; b: 21Sep1887, Moultrie Co., IL; d: 28Oct1986, Mattoon, IL; bu: Manchester, IL; fa: Joseph Weis; mo: Eliza (surname not stated). A resident of Mattoon; formerly of Manchester and Roodhouse. Preceded by two brothers, one of whom was J. Standley Weis (formerly of Winchester); and two sisters.

WEISENBURGER, Nellie A. (Christison); b: 23Jul1901, Winchester, IL; d: 10Apr1986, Jacksonville, IL (Skyview Nursing Home); bu: Park Lawn Cemetery, Berry, IL; m: Ivan Weisenburger on 28Jul1924 in Barry, IL; fa: Thomas Christison; mo: Molly Hart. Husband preceded in death. A former resident of Barry, IL Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Lucille Wilson of Macomb and Mrs. Marilyn Davis of Jacksonville; four grand and six g-grandchildren. Preceded by six brothers; one sister; and one grandson.

WEISER, Mary E.; b: 19Feb1899, St. Louis, MO; d: 18Jun1995, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Sacred Hart Cemetery, near Franklin, IL; fa: Frank Weiser; mo: Margaret Ridder. A resident of Alexander and more recently, a resident of the Modern Care Convalescent Center in Jacksonville. Survived by several cousins. Preceded by her aunt and uncle: Mr. & Mrs. William Berchtold, who raised her.

WEISHAAR, Fred C.; b: 15Jan1912, Browning, IL; d: 18Jan1993, Rushville, IL (Culbertson Hospital); bu: Beardstown, IL; m: Florence Harmon on 12Jul1936 in Beardstown, IL; fa: Frank Weishaar; mo: Katie (surname not stated). A resident of Beardstown. WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; three sons: David and Robert Weishaar, both of Beardstown;, and Steven Weishaar of Hopkinsville, KY; and two nieces.

WEISNER, Bernice L. (Damm); b: 14Dec1912, Greenfield, IL; d: 27Mar1994, Jacksonville, Il (Passavant Hospital); bu; Oak Wood Cemetery, Greenfield, IL; m: William B. Weisner on 22Apr1951 in Macoupin Co., IL; fa: Eliza Damm; mo: Anna Winters. A resident of Greenfield. Survived by her husband; two sons: Joseph Weisner of Greenfield and Robert Damm of Colorado Springs, CO; one sister: Mildred Gibler of Jerseyville; two brothers: Carl Damm of Carlinville and Ernie Damm of Springfield. Preceded by one brother: Ebert Damm.

WEISNER, Thomas A.; b: 21Feb1916, Greene Co., IL; d: 13Oct1976, Carrollton, IL (Boyd Hospital); bu: Oak Wood Cemetery, Greenfield, IL; fa: Joseph B. Weisner; mo: Nellie Baker. A resident of rural Greenfield, IL Survived by two brothers: William and John, both of Greenfield.

WEISS, Betty (McCreery); b: 1Sep1909, MO; d: 17Apr1990, Warrenton, VA; bu: (not stated); m: (Clarence Weiss (date and plate not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). Husband preceded in death 4May1976. A resident of Manassas, Va. Survived by a sister: Sue Gieker of Warrenton, Va.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

WEISS, Clarence C.; b: 14Apr1905, Jacksonville, IL; d: 4May1976, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: (not stated); m: Elizabeth McCreery on 24Dec1944 in Bluffs, IL; fa: Fred Weiss; mo: Minnie Nagel. A resident of Bluffs. Survived by his wife; two sisters: Mrs. Aileen Godsil of Vancouver, Washington, and Mrs. Helen Rademaker of San Jose, Illinois. Preceded by a brother: Irvin.

WEISS, Etta (Frohwitter); b: 8Aug1892, Morgan Co., IL; d: 18Jul1979, Springfield, IL (New Have Nursing Home); bu: Niles, Michigan; m: Otto Weiss (date and place not stated); fa: August Frohwitter; mo: Laura Wolford. Husband preceded in death. A former resident of Buffs, IL Survivd by a daughter and two sons: Bonnie, wife of George Puffer of Oklahoma City, Marvin of Springfield, and Paul of Niles, Michigan; eight grand and several g-grandchildren. She was the last of her immediate family.

WEISS, Lucille Mabel (Elliott); b: 5Apr1898, Beardstown, IL; d: 9Nov1979, Beardstown, IL; bu: Oak Grove Cemetery, Beardstown, IL; m: (not stated); fa: David Hugh Elliott; mo: Sarah Jane Raycraft. Survived by two sons: Robert Flamme of Waukegan and James Weiss of Goodfield; a daughter: Mrs. Donald (Betty) Elmore of Glen Ellyn; a sister: Marietta Roberts of Beardstown; 11 grand and three g-grandchildren.

WEISSENBORN, Eleanor W.; b: 29Jul1892, St. Louis, MO; d: 14May1985, Jacksonville, IL (Convalescent Center); bu: Fridens Cemetery, Bellefontaine, MO; fa: Hugh Weissenborn; mo: Amelia Kirn. A resident of Perry, IL Preceded by a sister: Bertha.

WELBORN, Edna Josephine (Elliott); b: 24Jul1915, Kenwood, MO; d: 9Dec1995, Marshall, MO; bu: Mt. Tabor Cemetery, south of Hurdland, MO; m: U. C. Welborn on 4Dec1934 in Des Moines, Iowa; fa: Edward F. Elliott; mo: Mary Matilda Whiddon. A resident of Marshall, MO; formerly of Knox Co., MO Survived by one son: Gary D. (wife, Maureen) Welborn of Long Beach, CA; one granddaughter; three sisters: Irene Aucutt of Marshall, MO, Edith Hull of Arenzville, and Bernice Bentley of Livingston, Montana; and one niece and several nephews. Preceded by two brothers and one sister.

WELBORN, Ethel Elizabeth (Westrope); b: 28Mar1906, Jacksonville, IL; d: 3Jul1981, Jacksonville, IL (Meline Nursing Home); bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: (not stated); fa: James S. Westrope; mo: Elizabeth Downs. A resident of Jacksonville. Survived by four sisters: Edna DeSoller, Hazel Thompson, Genevieve Six, and Blanche Harris, all of Jacksonville; a step-granddaughter: Deborah Mason of Simi, CA; and several nieces and nephews.

WELBOURNE, Dallas R.; b: 27Oct1906 (place not stated); d: 18Jan1995, Pittsfield Il.; bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: Evelyn M. Schafer on 22Oct1932 in Peoria, IL; fa: Melvin C. Welbourne; mo: Lorena Nichol. A resident of Pittsfield, IL Survived by his wife; one son: Donald of Pittsfield; one daughter: Mrs. Alex (Judy) Pabich of Hoffman Estates; seven grandsons; one granddaughter; five g-granddaughters; four g-grandsons; two brothers: Alford Welbourne of Shreveport, La., and Bruce Welbourne of La Habra, CA; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by six brothers and four sisters.

WELBOURNE, Richard; b: 15Sep1916, Barry, IL; d: 30Jul1986, Beardstown, IL; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: Barbara Haskins in 1938 at Centerville, IL; fa: Melvin Welbourne; mo: Lorena Nichol. Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mrs. Carolyn Todd of Morton; two sons: Bruce and Richard, both of Beardstown; one sister: Mrs. Frances Gates of Clearwater, FL; five brothers: Alford of Shreveport, La., Toby of Winchester, Mass., Lloyd of Grants Pass, Ore, Dallas of Pittsfield, and Bruce of La Habra, CA; and five grandchildren.

WELCH, Alma (Lindsay); b: 11Jun1906, near Literberry, IL; d: 26Aug1990, Springfield, MO; bu: (not stated); m: Charles W. Welch on 5Jun1927 (place not stated); fa: William H. Lindsay; mo: Stella Rucker. A resident of Springfield, MO Survived by her husband; two daughters: Carolyn Jean Hanger of Easton, Md., and Marlene Welch Lee of New Canaan, Conn.; five grandchildren: Kenneth H. Hanger, Jr., Sue Hanger Namath, Eric W. Hanger, John Gregory Hanger, and Lindsay Veronica Lee; three g-grandchildren; and one brother Orris Lindsay.

WELCH, April Lynn; b: 23May1976, Jacksonville, IL d: 3Nov1990, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital); bu: East Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; fa: Van Jackson; mo: Paula Welch. A resident of Jacksonville, IL Survived by her parents; one brother: Michael D. Burnett of New Jersey; three sisters: Poppy Michelle Burnett, Teresa Ann White and Tiffany Nichole Briggs, all of Jacksonville; maternal grandmother: Melba Welch of Bluffs; maternal Great-grandmother: Ann Vortman of Bluffs; and paternal great-grandmother: Beulah Gardner of Jacksonville.

WELCH, Bartow E.; b: 7Mar1817; Belvidere, IL; d: 4Jan1996, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Belvidere, IL; M: Bernice Lovesee (date and place not stated); fa: Fred Welch; mo: Jennie Ray. WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; a son: Tom Welch of Winchester; one daughter: Julie Evans of Kent, Washington; three grandchildren; and two brothers: Mervin Welch of Belvidere and Dick Welch of Michigan. Preceded by his parents; a sister: Ruth Berg; and two brothers: Wilbur and Bob Welch.

WELCH, Bertha (Axley); b: 13Jan1902, Greene Co., IL; d: 29Aug1989, Jacksonville Il.; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Herman B. Welch (date and place not stated); fa: Isaac Axley; mo: Nora Reynolds. Husband preceded in death in October, 1962. A former resident of Roodhouse, IL Survived by one son: Francis Welch of Downers Grove; one daughter: Mrs. Warren (Naydene) Massey of Jacksonville; five grand and four g-grandchildren; one brother: Raymond Axley of Jerseyville; four sisters: Lucille Garrison of Ashley, Minnie Hall of White Hall, Irene Davis of Jacksonville, and Anna Filippone of Carlinville. Preceded by one brother; four sisters; and a son: Raymond E. Welch.

WELCH, Carolyn S. (Miller); b: 14Jun1954, Quincy, IL; d: 1976, one-half mile suth of Illinois Route 100; bu: Fairview Cemetery; m: Glen Welch on 3Nov1973 in Bluffs, IL; fa: Ralph R. Miller; mo: Bonnie Norris. A resident of Naples, IL; was 21 years of age at death. Survived by her parents; her husband; a son: Michael Ryan; a brother: Ralph Miller, Jr. of Plainville, IL; and two sisters: Marilyn and Connie Miller, both of Quincy.

WELCH, David; b: 4Aug1895, Scott Co., IL; d: 7Sep1981, Jacksonville (Passavant Hospital); bu: (not stated); m: Edrie Barnett on 1Feb1921 in Winchester, IL; fa: George Welch; mo: Janie Topper. A resident of Alsey, IL WWII vet. Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mrs. Imogene McLamar of Pittsburg, Pa.; one grandson and one great-grandson; one brother: Leo Welch of Tucson, Arizona. Preceded by 10 brothers and sisters.

WELCH, David M.; b: 9Mar1954, Jacksonville, IL; d: 14Sep1987 (place not stated); bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: Sharon Hill on 14Jan1977 in Pearl, IL; fa: Cecil Earl Welch; mo: Wilma Norine Galloway. A resident of Nashville; formerly of Pittsfield. Survived by his mother and stepfather: Jim and Wilma Lanham of Kinderhook; two sons: Jeffrey David Welch and Christopher Mark Welch, both of Pittsfield; one brother: Demetrius Welch, stationed with the Air Force in Korea; three sisters: Davine Smith of Hull, Dorinda Wells of Hannibal, MO, and Doretta Parker of St. Ann, MO; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Preceded by his father.

WELCH, David S.; b: 3Apr1910, Oklahoma City, Okla.; d: 22Nov1983, Springfield, IL (Memorial Medical Center); bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Dorothy Melvin on 19Oct1942 (place not stated); fa: David S. Welch; mo: Anna Tonnow. A resident of Jacksonville. WWII vet. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Delinda Wilkerson of Jacksonville; two grandson: Jon and David Wilkerson of Jacksonville; a brother: Donald Welch; and a sister: Audra Maxwell, both of Napa Valley, CA Preceded by a son: David S. Welch III in 1965.

WELCH, Dorothy D. (Melvin); b: 23Nov1913, Murphysboro, IL; d: 21Oct1996, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: David S. Welch on 10Oct1942 (place not stated); fa: Red Melvin; mo: Nora Harris. Husband preceded in death 22Nov1983. Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Joe (Delinda) Wilkerson of South Jacksonville; two grandson; a brother: Paul Melvin of Jackson, Miss.; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by a son: David Welch III; eight brothers; and three sisters.

WELCH, Edna B. (Felthoff); b: 12Jul1903, Terre Haute, IN; d: 30Nov1994, Jacksonville, IL (Morgan View Nursing Home); bu: Fairview Cemetery, Bluffs, IL; m: William Joseph Welch on 24Aug1920 (place not stated); fa: Samuel Felthoff; mo: Bertha Clements. Husband preceded in death 25Jun1949. A resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Bluffs. Survived by eight grand, 14 g-grand and 10 g-g-grandchildren; and two sisters: Thelma Greenman and Betty Felthoff. Preceded by three sons: William Virgil, Paul Edward and Jack Dale Welch; and one sister: Dorothy; and a great-granddaughter.

WELCH, Edrie E. (Barnett); b: 18Jul1902, Scott Co., IL; d: 6Mar1989, Jacksonville, IL (Convalescent Center); bu: Winchester, IL; m: David Welch on 1Feb1921 in Winchester, IL; fa: Willis Smith Barnett; mo: Nellie Day. Husband preceded in death 7Sep1981. A resident of rural Winchester. Survived by a daughter: Imogene McLamar of West Mifflin, Pa.; a grandson: Terrill McLamar of Pittsburg, Pa.; two great-grandsons; and a sister: Mrs. Lyle (Edna) Jackson of Belleville. Preceded by a brother: Roy Barnett; and a half-sister: Lillie Barnett James.

WELCH, Estella "Louise (Decker); b: 27Aug1924, Jacksonville, IL; d: 26Sep1990, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: James A. Welch on 8Feb1947 (place not stated); fa: Charlie Decker; mo: Mary Jane Davis. Husband preceded in death in March, 1978. Survived by three sons: Richard R. Welch of Jacksonville, Earl J. Welch of Kokomo, IN, and David B. Welch of Inverness, FL; three daughters: Mrs. Tom (Judy) A. Cisne, Mrs. Lloyd (Sharon K.) DeOrnellas, and Mrs. Jose (Betty L.) Avila, all of Jacksonville; 17 grand and two g-grandchildren; two brothers: Donald Decker and Russell Decker, both of Jacksonville; and two sisters: Lillian Sutherland and Mrs. Bill (Betty) Dixon, both of Jacksonville. Preceded by her parents; two sons: Tommy Lee Decker and Lt. Larry E. Welch; four sisters; and three brothers.

WELCH, Grace (Oehler); b: 19Jan1904, Scott Co., IL; d: 8Dec1988, Jacksonville, IL (Barton Stone Home); bu: Winchester, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Julius Oehler; mo: Agnes Kenyon. A resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Macomb, IL Survived by two sons: George F. Welch of Laurie, MO, and Dean Welch of Jacksonville; one sister: Dorothy Wilson of Belleville; nine grand and three g-grandchildren. Preceded by one brother and one ister.

WELCH, Helen E. (Harrison); b: 6Dec1902, Waverly, IL; d: 31Mar1986, Virden, IL (Sunrise Manor); bu: Waverly, IL; m: Lloyd E. Welch on 28Apr1937 in Rockford, IL; fa: Edwin T. Harrison; mo: Anna Louise Hart. Husband preceded in death 7Apr1971. Survived by a brother-in-law: Harold Lowery of Waverly; and several nieces, nephews, and step-children. Preceded by a sister and three brothers. (Was a former Mayor of Waverly, as was her husband.)

WELCH, Jackie Dale; b: 25Jan1934, Naples, IL; d: 7Nov1986, "Bluffs, IL; bu: Hillcrest Cemetery, Bluffs, IL; m: Shirley Kesterson on 27Feb1955 in Bluffs, IL; fa: William "Tart" Welch; mo: Edna Felthoff. A resident of Bluffs, IL Korean War Army vet. Survived by his wife; his mother: Edna Welch of Bluffs; one son: Tim; and a daughter-in-law: Marie Welch; and three grandchildren: Donny, Christina and T. J. Welch, all of Jacksonville. Preceded by his father; and two brothers: Paul and Virgil.

WELCH, James A.; b: 7Dec1917, Florence, IL; d: 19Mar1978, Jacksonville Il.; bu: Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Louise Decker on 8Feb1947 (place not stated); fa: Joseph Welch; mo: Minnie Winningham. WWII vet. Survived by his wife; these children: Earl of Kokomo, IN, David, Richard, Sharon DeOrnellas, Judy Cisne and Betty, all of Jacksonville; two sisters: Helen Hoots and Vera McKinney, both of Jacksonville; and nine grandchildren. Preceded by a son: Larry in 1968.

WELCH, Julia; b: 20Sep1917, Winchester, IL; d: 1Feb1993, rural Beardstown, IL; bu: Oak Grove Cemetery, Beardstown, IL; fa: Frank A. Welch; mo: Anna Belle Crabtree. A resident of rural Beardstown, IL Survived by several cousins, including David Parish of Beardstown and Linda Denk of Springfield. Preceded by her mother on 6Apr1959 and her father on 13May1970.

WELCH, Kenneth D.; b: 12Aug1911, Clarksville, TX; d: 12Feb1977, Palmyra, Il; bu: Union Chapel Cemetery, Girard, IL; m: Marie Molen (date and place not stated); fa: Lee Welch; mo: Nellie Douglas. A resident of Palmyra, IL Survived by his wife; three brothers: Sidney of Springfield, Scott of Washington and Eldon; a step-daughter: Mrs. Harry (Eileen) Watkins of Palmyra; a step-son: Carroll Bacon of Palmyra; a step-grandchild; and three step-g-grandchildren.

WELCH, Leo; b: (not stated); d: 8Nov1982, Tucson Arizona; bu: Tucson, Arizona; fa: George Welch; mo: Janie (surname not stated). Survived by the following nephews, all of whom reside in the Jacksonville vicinity: Carl Hoots, Claude Hoots, Clarence Hoots and Clifford Hoots.

WELCH, Luther Cleveland; b: 5Mar1913, Scott Co., IL; d: 12Dec1992, Jacksonville, IL (Morgan View Nursing Home); bu: Glasgow, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Jesse Welch; mo: Bessie Emmons. A resident of Winchester, IL WWII Army vet. (POW). Survived by three sons: Kenneth Welch of La Place, La., James R. Welch of Jacksonville and Thomas Welch of Carbondale; two daughters: Rosa Lee Houchin of Branson, MO, and Patsy Thompson of Arenzville; three sisters: Beulah Owings of Winchester, Mrs. Mack (Margie) Miller of Alton and Mrs. Gene (Marcella) Copeland of Cottage Hills; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by one sister: Bertha Besterfeldt.

WELCH, Marie E. (Molen) Bacon; b: 21Aug1900, rural Palmyra, IL; d: 16Mar1994, Carlinville, Ill (Sunshine Manor Nursing Home); bu: Union Chapel Cemetery, near Girard, IL; m: 1) Ira Bacon in 1916; and 2) Kenneth Welch in 1945 (places not stated); fa: Will Moen; mo: Pearl Jenkins. Both husbands preceded in death; 2nd in 1977. A resident of Meredosia, IL Survived by one daughter: Eileen Watkins of Modesto; one brother: Delmar Molen of Modesto; one grandson; three g-grand and two g-g-grandchildren. Preceded by one son: Carroll Bacon; and one brother: Johnnie Molen.

WELCH, Mary J. (Badman); b: 22Jul1923, Greene Co., IL; d: 7Sep1990, Quincy, IL (Blessing Hospital); bu: Greenwood Cemetery, Palmyra, MO; m: Woodrow Welch on 7Oct1948 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Frank Badman; mo: Lillian Barnett. Husband preceded in death 24Apr1986. A resident of Palmyra, MO Survived by two children: Gerald Welch of Taylor, MO, and Janet Allen of Hannibal, MO; a brother: Earl Badman of Winchester; three sisters: Martha Pile of Wood River, and Lucy Welch and Elsie Rueter, both of Winchester; and four grandchildren.

WELCH, Mildred (Nettles); b: 18Jun1904, Manchester, IL; d: 6Jul1987, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital); bu: Hickory Grove Cemetery, near Wrights, IL; m: Henry Welch on 18Oct1924 in Carrollton, IL; fa: Lafayette Nettles; mo: Anna Dorks. A resident of rural Pleasant Plains; formerly of Wrights and Greenfield, IL Survived by her husband; one son: Leland of Indianapolis; five grand and nine g-grandchildren.

WELCH, Mildred Mae (Orris); b: 18Jun1904, Manchester, IL; d: 10May1993, Waukegan, IL (Pavilion Nursing Home); bu: Winchester, IL; m: Clyde Welch on 15Mar1920 in Winchester, IL; fa: Lee Orris; mo: Emma Sutton. Husband preceded in death. A resident of Waukegan; formerly of Scott Co, IL Survived by one daughter: Lillie Wilson of Waukegan; three grand and five g-grandchildren; two sisters: Edna and Lena Briggs, both of Jacksonville; and three brothers: Floyd Orris of Charleston, and Charles and Kenneth Orris, both of Jacksonville. Preceded by a son: Clyde Junior Welch; a brother: Harry Orris; and three sisters: Hazel Painter, Marie McDaniel and Helen Orris.

WELCH, Opal (Ballard); b: 15May1908, Brown Co., IL; d: 7Mar1987 (place not stated); bu: Naples, IL; m: Clinton Welch (date and place not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). Husband preceded in death in 1980. A resident of the Scott County Nursing Home. Survived by one brother: Paul Ballard of Naples; and several nieces and nephews.

WELCH, Rosemary (Maloney); b: 10May1923, Murrayville, IL; d: 5Nov1990, New Albany, IN; bu: Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery, New Albany, IN; m: Maurice Welch (date and place not stated); fa: Edward Maloney; mo: Louise Baltz. A resident of New Alban, IN. Survived by her husband; three sons: Dennis Welch of Lyme, Conn., and Scott and Chris Welch, both of New Albany, IN; three daughters: Mrs. Trent (Cheryl) Baker of Indianapolis, IN, Mrs. Greg (Carol) Fifer of New Albany, IN, and Tammy Welch, at home; 11 grandchildren; four brothers: Frank Maloney of Spring Valley, Clement Maloney of Austin, TX, Vince Maloney of Wentzville, MO, and Robert Maloney of Denver, CO; and two sisters: Mrs. Albert (Mary Louise) McGinnis and Mrs. Norbert (Kay) McGinnis, both of Jacksonville.

WELCH, Shirley Ann (Kesterson); b: 6Sep1934, Scott Co., IL; d: 4Oct1989, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital); bu: Hillcrest Cemetery, near Bluffs, IL; m: Jackie Dale Welch on 27Feb1955 in Bluffs, IL; fa: Harvey Kesterson; mo: Phoebe Annie Bunch. Husband preceded in death 7Nov1986. A resident of Bluffs, IL Survived by a son: Tim Welch of Manchester; and three grandchildren: Donnie, Christian and T. J. Welch. Preceded by two sisters: Margaret Christison and Vera Standberry; and two brothers: Vance Kesterson and Glenn Kesterson.

WELCH, Woodrow W. "Sam"; b: 11Nov1912, Winchester, IL; d: 24Apr1986, Hannibal, MO (St. Elizabeth Hospital); bu: Greenwood Cemetery, Palmyra, MO; m: Mary Badman on 7Ot1948 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Thomas Welch; mo: Louella Strowmatt. A resident of Palmyra, MO WWII vet. Survived by his wife; a son: Gerald W. Welch of Taylor, MO; a daughter: Mrs. Janet Allen of Hannibal, MO; four grandchildren; a brother: Walter Welch of Springfield; and three sisters: Mrs. Juanita VanDeBur of Springfield, Mrs. Louise Goings of Jacksonville, and Mrs. Frances Burch of Breckenridge, MO

WELLENKAMP, Alvin E.; b: 3Mar1916, Junction City, Wisconsin; d: 3Aug1984, Springfield, IL (Memorial Hospital); bu: St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Beardstown, IL,; m: Marjorie Wagner on 12Sep1942 in Austin, TX; fa: Frederick John Wellenkamp; mo: Mary Elizabeth Roegge. A resident of Beardstown, IL Survived by his wife; five sons: Garry Wellenkamp and Terry Wellenkamp, both of Virginia, Rodney Wellenkamp of Jacksonville, Roger Wellenkamp and William Wellenkamp, both of Beardstown; one daughter: Sharon Mallicoat of Virginia; 13 grandchildren; and one sister: Regina Wellenkamp of Beardstown. Preceded by his parents and two brothers.

WELLENKAMP, Gary Allen; b: 23Jul1943, Mt. Sterling Il.; d: 24Oct1992, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital); bu: St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Beardstown, IL; m: Sharon Faye Thurman on 11Sep19667 in Virginia, IL; fa: Alvin Ernst George Wellenkamp; mo: Marjorie Wagner. A resident of Virginia, IL Survived by his wife; his mother of Beardstown; three sons: Mark Allan of Beardstown, and Tad Scott and Shawn Patrick, both of Virginia; four brothers: Rodney Lyle of Jacksonville, Roger Dale and William Robert, both of Beardstown, and Terry Lee of Virginia; one sister: Sharon Lynn Mallicoat of Jacksonville; and numerous nieces and nephews.. Preceded by his father.

WELLENKAMP, Harvey; b: 16Feb1912, rural Meredosia, IL; d: 19Dec1994, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital); bu: Grace Cemetery, Chapin, IL; m: Leta A. Schroeder on 19Jan1941 in Chapin, IL; fa: William Wellenkamp; mo: Nora Fricke. Wife preceded in death. A resident of New Berlin, IL Survived by three daughters: Mrs. Harry (Eunice) Aufdenkamp and Norma Roth, both of Springfield; and Esther Thomas of New Berlin; two sisters: Marie Meyer of Cisne Park, and Louise Van Buren of Wheat Ridge, CO; four grandchildren; one g-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by a son; three brothers; and a great-granddaughter.

WELLENKAMP, Leta A. (Schroeder); b: 6Mar1911, rural Chapin, IL; d: 25Dec1986, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital); bu: Grace Cemetery, Chapin, IL; m: Harvey Wellenkamp on 18Jan1941 in Chapin, IL; fa: John Schroeder; mo: Clara Werries. Resident of New Berlin, IL Survived by her husband; three daughters: Mrs. Harry (Eunice) Aufdenkamp of Springfield, Esther Thomas of New Berlin, and Mrs. John (Norma) Roth of Riverton; four grandchildren; two sisters: Mrs. Fred (Norma) Sell of Dallas, TX, and Mrs. Harry (Doris) Wegehoft of Garland, TX; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceded by a son; a brother; and three sisters.

WELLENREITER, Henry E.; b: 6Nov1916, Arenzville, IL; d: 23Mar1978, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Murrayville, IL; m: Thelma Irene Grider on 23Jul1939 (place not stated); fa: Amos Wellenreiter; mo: Mattie Hegener. A resident of Jacksonville. Survived by his wife; three children: Kenneth of Jacksonville, Clara Maher of Sprpingfield and Gilbert of Columbia, S.C.; and six grandchildren. Preceded by his parents when he was very young and was raised by his maternal grandparents: Henry and Augusta Hegener.

WELLER, Alfred A.; b: 25Mar1905, South Palmyra, IL; d: 8Apr1988, Carlinville, IL (Barry Care Center); bu; Oak Hill Cemetery, Palmyra, IL; m: Ruby Marie Best on 31Dec1924 in Palmyra, IL; fa: Thomas A. Weller; mo: Josephine Releford. Wife preceded in death 22Jan1982. A resident of Palmyra, IL Survived by three sons: Gharold of Modesto, Glen of Palmyra and Carl of St. Louis, MO; 11 grand and 18 g-grandchildren. Preceded by one brother and one sister.

WELLER, Earl F.; b: 2Jun1907, South Palmyra, Macoupin Co., IL; d: 7Jan1990, Jacksonville, IL (Convalescent Center); bu: Oak Hill Cemetery, Palmyra, IL; m: Helen Elizabeth Tucker on 14Aug1929 (place not stated); fa: Isaac Allen Weller; mo: Jennie Lorayna Young. A former Resident of Palmyra, IL Survived by his wife; a son: Harold E. Weller of Valparaiso, IN; a daughter: Mrs. John (Ruth) Waltrip of Jacksonville; seven grand and eight g-grandchildren; a brother: Oliver A. Weller of Palmyra; three nieces and a nephew. Preceded by a sister: Ellen Siegel; and two grandsons.

WELLER, Elmer S.; b: 9May1903, Macoupin Co. Il.; d: 14Oct1987, Girard, IL; bu: Girard, IL; m: Rosie P. Hoff on 8Jul1923, south of Palmyra, IL; fa: Isaac Weller; mo: Samantha Conlee. Survived by his wife; a son: Elvin of Girard; and three grandchildren.

WELLER, Harvey O.; b: 20Aug1888, Vanceburg, KY; d: 21Oct1977, Pittsfield, IL; bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: Wilma Messing on 18Oct1911 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: John F. Weller; mo: Mary Ash. Survived by his wife; and a son: Vinton Weller of Pittsfield. Preceded by a son and three sisters.

WELLER, Lois (Jennings); b: 1Jun1935, East Alton, IL; d: 13Mar1996, Beardstown, IL; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: Dale Weller on 25Feb1955 in East Alton, IL; fa: Henry Jennings; mo: Mae Nixon. Survived by her husband; a son: Paul J. (wife, Jo) Weller of Lees Summit, MO; two daughters: Mrs. Ward (Gail) Clakr of Enniskillen, Ontario, and Mona Weller of Philadelphia, Pa.; two grandchildren; three sisters: Ella Mae Weller of Fosterburg and Myra and Judy Jennings, both of East Alton.

WELLER, Loraine (Rands); b: 24Nov1917, Chesterfield, IL; d: 6Aug1993, Springfield, IL (Memorial Hospital); bu: Oak Hill Cemetery, Palmyra, IL; m: Oliver Weller on 6Jun1948 in Hettick, IL; fa: Lynn Sylvester Rands; mo: Marie Horton. Husband preceded in death 25Jun1990. Survived by one brother: Horton K. Rands of Palmyra; two sisters: Faye D. Rands of Rockbridge and Tempest F. Brower of Mt. Vernon, Ohio; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and an aunt: Ruth Horton Pointer of Alton. Preceded by one sister: Juanita D. Chism.

WELLER, Oliver; b: 18Jan1912, South Palmyra, IL; d: 25Jun1990, Carlinville, IL (Hospital); bu: Oak Hill Cemetery, Palmyra, IL; m: Lorraine Rands on 6Jun1947 in Hettick, IL; fa: Isaac Weller; mo; Jennie Young. A resident of Palmyra, IL WWII Navy vet. Survived by his wife and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by a brother: Earl; and one sister: Ellen Siegel.

WELLER, Ralph; b: 25Dec1909, Palmyra, IL; d: 18Feb1994, Carlinville, IL (Hospital); bu: Oak Hill Cemetery, Palmyra, IL; m: Irene Thompson on 25Feb1931 near Palmyra, IL; fa: Andrew Weller; mo: Mae Quarton. A resident of Palmyra. Survived by his wife; two sons: Lawrence Weller and Coy Weller, both of Palmyra; three daughters: Lavina Lorton of Greenfield, Thelma Wohlers of Franklin, and Freda Ayers of Tullahoma, Tenn.; 22 grand and nine g-grandchildren; and a sister: Lucille Thursby of Palmyra.

WELLER, Ruby (Best); b: 6Apr1905, Palmyra, IL; d: 22Jan1982, Springfield, IL; bu: Oak Hill Cemetery, Palmyra, IL; m: Alfred Weller in 1924 (place not stated); fa: August Best; mo: Mary Pratt. A resident of Palmyra, IL Survived by her husband; three sons: Gharold of Modesto, Glenn of Palmyra, and Carl, Sr. of St. Louis, MO; two brothers: Arthur Best of Denver, CO, and Bill Best of Palmyra; eight grand, three step-grand, seven g-grand and six step-g-grandchildren. Preceded by four brothers.

WELLER, Vergia; b: 28Sep1900, Clark Co., MO; d: 30Jun1986, Fairfield, Iowa (Park View Care Center); bu: Acasto Cemetery, near Farmington, Iowa; fa: William F. Weller; mo: Laura McLain. A resident of Fairfield, Iowa; formerly of Jacksonville, IL Survived by several nieces and nephews, including Wilma McCracken of Murrayville. Preceded by six brothers.

WELLER, Vinton; b: 29May1914, Milton, Il; d: 10Jan1985, Pittsfield, IL; bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; fa: Harvey O. Weller; ;mo: Wilma Messing. Survived by his mother: Wilma Weller of Pittsfield. Preceded by his father and a brother.

WELLER, Viola (Reeve); b: 8Sep1901, Beardstown, IL.; d: 13Aug1983, Springfield, IL (Memorial Hospital); bu: Beardstown, Il; m: Fred Weller on 25Dec1927 in Rushville, IL; fa: Harry Reeve; mo: Lillian Nebold. Husband preceded in death 7Jun1954. A resident of Beardstown, IL Survived by two daughters: Clarice Hacker of Milan and Mrs. Glenn Berghaus of Meredosia; one son: Larry F. Weller of Beardstown; nine grand and three g-grandchildren; and one brother: Wilbur Reeve of Danville.

WELLER, Wilma (Messing); b: 11Nov1892, Gilead, Nebraska; d: 3Nov1986, Pittsfield, IL; bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: Harvey O. Weller on 11Oct1911 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: Michael Messing; mo: Louise Dietz. Husband preceded in death 21Oct1977. The last of her immediate family, she was preceded by two sons: Leland and Vinton.

WELLES, Grace B. (Blackford); b: 30Dec1908, East Lynn, IL; d: 23Jul1985, Jacksonville, IL; ;bu: Welles Cemetery, Penfield Il.; ;m: Ralph Welles on 19Aug1934 in Armstrong, IL; fa: Ernest Blackford; mo: Agnes Burkhart. A resident of rural Jacksonville, IL Survived by her husband; a son: R. Side of Loami; her mother of Potomac; two brothers: Keith A. Blackford of Armstrong and Dale E. Blackford of Penn Valley, CA; one sister: Lois Henderson of Western Springs, CA; and three grandchildren. Preceded by her father and one sister. (Member: D.A.R.)

WELLES, Ralph J.; b: 23Apr1905, rural Penfield, IL; d: 16Apr1992, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Welles Cemetery, Penfield, IL; m: Grace Blackford in August, 1934 at Armstrong, IL; fa: Thomas Butler Welles; mo: Emma F. McHenry. Wife preceded in death in 1985. A resident of Jacksonville. Survived by a son: R. Side of Jacksonville; two sisters: H. Louise Welles and Margaret Hamilton, both of Rantoul; one brother: Marion F. of Harlingen, TX; three granddaughters; and two great-grandson. Preceded by a brother: Thomas Maxwell in 1922; and a sister: Katy Billhymer in 1983.

WELLHAUSEN, Doris E. (Wilcox); b: 2Apr1924, White Hall, IL; d: 27Sep1986, Springfield, IL (Memorial Medical Center); bu: Carrollton, IL; m: Keith C. Wellhausen on 17Oct1973 in Fort Worth, TX; fa: Troy H. Wilcox; mo: Fay L. McLamarrah. A resident of White Hall, IL Survived by her husband; her mother: Fay Settles of White Hall; one son: Terry Tucker of White Hall; one step-son: Wilbert Wellhausen of Indiana; one step-daughter: Rosemary Scheldt of Carlinville; six step-grandchildren; and one sister: Helen Louise Spencer of Jacksonville. She raised 44 foster children in her home and has numerous foster grandchildren. Preceded by her step-father: Ernest R. Settles.

WELLHAUSEN, Oliver Dean; b: 2Jul1913, Greene Co., IL; d: 18Feb1976, Alton, IL (St. Joseph's Hospital); bu: Carrollton, IL; m: Dorothy Stone on 9Apr1944 (place not stated); fa: Christopher Wellhausen; mo: Dollie Gilleland. A resident of Carrollton, IL WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; four brothers: R. C. Wellhausen of Carrollton, Fred C. of Waynesville, MO; Keith of Carrollton, and John R. of Forest Home, IL; and a sister: Mrs. Vernie (Martha) Ballard of Carrollton. Raised in the home were: Mrs. Martha Foster of Armstrong, MO, and Mrs. Bertha Sliger of Bell Gardens, CA, and Mrs. Barbara Montgomery of West Terra Haute, IN.

WELLHAUSEN, Raymond C.; b: 8Apr1923, Greene Co., IL; d: 16Feb1978, Springfield, IL (Memorial Hospital); bu: Carrollton, IL; m: Flora Loy on 28Nov1947 (place not stated); fa: Chris Wellhausen; mo: Dolly Gilleland. A resident of Carrollton, IL WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Steve (Nancy) Walz of Carrollton and Christy Wellhausen, at home; a son: Ricky Wellhausen of Pawnee; three grandchildren; three brothers: Keith Wellhausen of Carrollton, John Wellhuausen of East Alton and Fred Wellhausen of Waynesville, MO; and a sister: Mrs. Martha Ballard of Carrollton.

WELLS, Alba "Jane" (Carriger); b: 3Feb1906, Greene Co., IL; d: 15Feb1995, Winchester, IL (Scott Co. Nursing Home); bu: Pine Tree Cemetery, Patterson, IL; m: John A. Wells on 6Jan1934 in Greene Co., IL; fa: Henry Carriger; mo: Alta Juiett. Husband preceded in death 8Sep1972. A resident of Alsey, IL Survived by one son: Archie (wife, Judy) Wells of St. Louis; two daughters: Mrs. Darrell (Mary Rose)McGlasson of Winchester and Elaine Taylor of Monticello; seven grand and nine g-grandchildren. Preceded by five brothers: Arlie, Dick, Darwin, Leon and Troy Carriger; and one sister: Mardel.

WELLS, Bertha E. (Mallory); b: 22Feb1894, Cooperstown, IL; d: 4Oct1987, Decatur, IL; bu: Cooperstown, IL; m: Leslie ells on 3Jun1911 (place not stated); fa: Julius Mallory; mo: Nora Howell. Husband preceded in death 31Oct1976. A resident of Mt. Sterling, IL Survived by one daughter: Mrs. John (Maxine) Palian of Decatur; two grandchildren: Brenda Tabor of Warrensburg, MO and Doug Meyers of Houston, TX; and three g-grandchildren. Preceded by two daughters; three brothers; and four sisters.

WELLS, Bertha M. (Green); b: 24Feb1895, Schuyler Co., IL; d: 25Jan1981, Rushville Il.; bu: Rushville, IL; m: Karl Wells on 14Feb1923 in Quincy, IL; fa: Tomas J. Green; mo: Idora Myers. Husband preceded in death 1Aug1951. A resident of Rushville, IL Survived by a son: William of rural Rushville; a daughter: Mrs. Ivan (Betty) Fitzsimmons of Rushville; two grandchildren; and a sister: Mrs. Jessie Briggs of Mesa, Arizona. Preceded by two brothers.

WELLS, Blanche E. (Bates); b: 9Dec1911, Missouri; d: 3Jun1984, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Frank Wells on 23Sep1933 (place not stated); fa: Walter Bates; mo: Flora Saunderson. Husband preced in death 10Jul1976. A resident of rural Jacksonville. Survived by a daughter: Peggy Crabtree of Jacksonville; three grandchildren; three g-grandchildren; and a sister: Opal Hynes of Jacksonville. Preceded by a step-brother.

WELLS, Carol Joy (maiden name not stated); b: (not stated); d: 22Sep1986, St. Louis, MO (St John's Hospital); bu: Gray Summit, MO; m: Archie Wells (date and place not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). A resident of Gray Summit; was 44 years of age at death. Survived by her husband, formerly of Alsey; two sons: Shannon Dale and Barry; five brothers and sisters from Perryville, Mo; and several relatives in the Winchester area.

WELLS, Charles H., Sr.; b: 4Sep1898, Greene Co., IL; d: 21Sep1979, Franklin, IN; bu: Bowers Cemetery, Alsey, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Normal Wells; mo: Tunnie Smith. A former resident of Roodhouse, IL Survived by two daughters: Virginia Wells of White Hall and Marilyn Ledbetter of Indiana; two sons: Robert L. and Charles H. both of Indiana; five grandchildren; a brother: Lee of Alsey; and four sisters: Mrs. Merle (Golda) Wilson of Roodhouse, Mrs. Daisy Haney, and Mrs. Nettie Doyle, both of Glasgow, and Mrs. Paul (Della) Haney of Alsey.

WELLS, Clarence; b: 25Feb1892, near Roodhouse, IL; d: 19Aug1977, Carrollton, IL (Boyd Hospital); bu: Richwoods Cemetery, near Roodhouse, IL; m: Clara Mae Turner in February, 16 Feb 1913 (place not stated); fa: Newton Wells; mo: Mary Medlock. A resident of Greenfield, IL since 1936. Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Robert (Mary) Clem of Princeton and Mrs. Harold (Pearl) Burnett of Greenfield; 11 grand and six g-grandchildren; and one brother: John Wells of Lake Charles, La. Preceded by a son: Leroy who died in 1946.

WELLS, Clarence W.; b: 26Jan1923, Manchester, IL; d: 8Apr1994, Peoria, IL (Methodist Hospital); bu: Manchester, IL; fa: Harry L. Wells; mo: Letha Jane Cotter. A resident of East Peoria, IL Survived by two brothers: Harry Wells of Pontiac and Edward Wells of Indianapolis, IN; and two sisters: Eva Zonzo of Flanagan, and Mrs. Carol (Doris) Reynolds of Pekin.

WELLS, Cynthia Louise (Johnson); b: 28Mar1965, Owensboro, KY; d: 4Jan1992, Springfield, IL (Memorial Hospital); bu: Yellow Creek Cemetery, near Owensboro, KY; m: Jeff Wells on 8Jun1985 in Owensboro, KY; fa: Paul R. Johnson; mo: Sarah Jane Clark. A resident of Beardstown, IL Survived by her husband; her parents; a son: Michael Tyler Wells, at home; three brothers: Paul and William Joseph Johnson, both ofNorth Reddington Beach, FL; four sisters: Sarah Ann Jecker of Louisville, KY, Sharon Jean McLevaine of Owensboro, KY, Karen Jane Curtis of Bowling Green, KY, and Patricia Lynn Johnson of Owensboro, KY; and 10 nieces and nephews. Preceded by her grandparents.

WELLS, Dale E.; b: 6Jun1955, Carrollton, IL; d: 6Feb1978, Germany; bu: (not stated); m: Emily J. Monroe on 19Jul1975 (place not stated); fa: Leonard E. Wells; mo: Juanita Varble. Was serving with the Army in Germany at time of death. Survived by his parents of White Hall; his wife; and a son: Michael of Alton; these brothers and sister: Ricky Wells of East Alton, David Varble and Keith Wells, both in Germany, Joe Wells, Eric Wells and Darren Wells, all of Roodhouse, and Mrs. David (Rita) Wheeler of Bethalto; his grandfather: Erin Wells of Roodhouse; and his grandmother: Mrs. Lena Varble of Carrollton.

WELLS, Dorothy P. (Lashbrook); b: 6Sep1914, Cooperstown, IL; d: 14Jun1979, rural Rushville, IL; bu: Littleton, IL; m: Mark W. Wells on 16Apr1940 in Keokuk, Iowa; fa: Andrew Lashbrook; mo: Nancy Cooper. Husband preceded in death 21Dec1968. A resident of rural Rushville, IL Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Eugene (Marilyn) Post of Golden; two brothers: Elza Lashbrook of Visalia, CA, and Edward Lashbrook of Beardstown; a sister: Grace Lindsey of Paul, Idaho; a half-brother: Sam Lashbrook of Orosi, CA; and two grandchildren. Preceded by two sisters and two brothers.

WELLS, Emma E. (Stubblefield); b: 30Aug1893, Morgan Co., IL; d: 9Dec1987, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Lloyd Wells on 2Dec1914 (place not stated); fa: James Stubblefield, Sr.; mo: Elizabeth Kaiser. Husband preceded in death 5Oct1962. A resident of the Barton Stone Christian Home in Jacksonville. Survived by two sisters: Mrs. Irene Howard of Jacksonville and Mrs. Margaret Davis of Champaign; one brother: George Stubblefield of Springfield; a number of nieces and one nephew. Preceded by three brothers: Harry, Joe and James.

WELLS, Frank; b: 3Jul1913, Jacksonville, IL; d: 10Jul1976, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery Jacksonville, IL; m: Blanche Bates on 23Sep1933 in Chapin, IL; fa: John Wesley Wells; mo: Myrtle Currier. A recent resident of rural Gondola, IL Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mrs. Peggy Crabtree of Jacksonville; three grandchildren; one sister: Mrs. Ruth Rushing of St. Petersburg Beach, FL.

WELLS, Friend, Jr.; b: 12Nov1900, Bellflower, MO; d: 3Sep1978, Louisiana, MO (Pike Co. Hospital); bu: Montgomery City, MO; m: Florence Catherine Barton on 26Dec1923 (place not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). Wife preceded in death in October, 1973. A former resident of Jacksonville, IL, Carrollton, IL, and Auxvasse, MO Survived by these children: Mrs. George (Martha Geraldine) Coraor of Wilmington, Delaware, Mrs. Robert (Mary Frances) Smock of Jacksonville, Friend Barton Wells of Sunnyvale, CA, Mrs. Ruel (Margaret Catherine) Becker of Jacksonville, and Joseph Wells of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; 12 grand and five g-grandchildren.

WELLS, Harlan V. "Red"; b: 26Jul1923, Brooklyn, IL; d: 25May1978, Springfield, IL (Memorial Hospital); bu: Littleton, IL; m: Norma Jane Dean on 3Nov1947 in Quincy, IL; fa: Charles Wells; mo: Estella Cleek. A resident of Littleton. WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; a son: Robert Wells of Littleton; four brothers: Harold Wells of Rushville, Russell Wells of Augusta, Keith Wells of Landisville, and Jim Wells of Winton, CA; three sisters: Mrs. Millicent Sayers of Macomb, Mrs. Alberta Wilson of Bardoff, and Mrs. Evelyn LaHood of Peoria. Preceded by a son: William; and two brothers.

WELLS, Harley F.; b: 7Nov1885, Hillview, IL; d: 1May1976, Jacksonville, IL (Norris Hospital); bu: Pine Tree Cemetery, near Patterson, IL; m: Mabel Pence on 20Jul1917 (place not stated); fa: William Wells; mo: Mary Schutz. A resident of Hillview, IL Survived by his wife; a daughter: Lois Curcuro of Livingston; a sister: Ecil Haisty of Crossett, Ark; four grandchildren: June Rust of Jacksonville, Hazel Ludwig of St. Louis, and Donna and Forrest Curcuro, both of Livingston; and five great-grandchildren. Preceded by a sister and three brothers.

WELLS, Harold C.; b: 22Nov1904, Brooklyn, Schuyler Co., IL; d: 26Dec1993, Rushville, IL; bu: Rushville, IL; m: Gladys Deitiker on 31Dec1948 in Rushville, IL; fa: Arthur Wells; mo: Lulu Toland. Survived by his wife; two sisters: Geneva Peters of Camden and Verna Ryan of Rushville; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by two brothers.

WELLS, Harold L.; b: 17Aug1906, Brooklyn, IL; d: 4Nov1983, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital); bu: Brooklyn, IL; m: Constance Pierson on 1Oct1945 in Rushville, IL; fa: Charles Wells; mo: Estella Cleek. A resident of Rushville. WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; three brothers: Russell of Augusta, Keith of Macomb, and James of Winton, , CA; and two sisters: Mrs. Millicent Sayers of Macomb and Mrs. Evelyn LaHood of Peoria. Preceded by three brothers and one sister.

WELLS, Henry Lloyd; b: 9May1899, Greene Co., IL d: 7Jun1978, Waggoner, IL; bu: Jones Cemetery, White Hall, IL; m: Etna Mae Jackson on 16Jun1926 (place not stated); fa: James Irvin Wells; mo: Martha Jane Smith. Wife preceded in death 6Jan1975. Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Joe (Hazel) Staley of Waggoner and Mrs. Helen Carlisle of Litchfield; a son: Gerald Wells, serving in the Air Force in Italy; two brothers: Harry of Quincy and Irvin of Roodhouse; eight grand, five step-grand and 10 step-g-grandchildren. Preceded by two brothers and a sister.

WELLS, Irvin M.; b: 4Mar1903, Brooklyn, Schuyler Co., IL; d: 30Jun1991, Rushville, IL (Snyder Vaughn Haven Nursing Home); bu: Rushville, IL; m: 1) Lena Cray on 10Aug1922 in Rushville, IL; and 2) Kathleen Morrel on 5Sep1931 in Chicago, IL; fa: Arthur Wells; mo: Lulu Toland. 1t wife preceded in death 16Jul1928. A resident of rural Camden, IL Survived by his wife; three sons: Dale Wells of Camden, Maurice Wells of Augusta and Dennis Wells of Littleton; four daughters: Eileen Rohn, Retha Prather, and Ruby Rice, all of Rushville, and Betty Chapman of Quincy; one brother: Harold Wells of Rushville; two sisters: Geneva Peters of Camden and Verna Ryan of Rushville; 16 grand, 21 g-grand and two g-g-grandchildren. Preceded by two infant sons and one brother.

WELLS, J. Earl; b: 10Jan1887, Oakland, IL; d: 24Jan1979, Astoria, IL (Care Center); bu: Rushville, IL; m: Ester Moore in 1909 (place not stated); fa: Randolph Wells; mo: Emma Ellis. Wife preceded in death 19Dec1943. A resident of rural Rushville, IL Survived by a son: Randolph Wells of rural Rushville; a daughter: Mrs. Walter (Janet) Plattner of Pittsfield; four grand and 11 g-grandchildren. Preceded by a sister: Laura Dodge.

WELLS, Juanita M. (Varble); b: 22Oct1927, Greenfield, Ill.; d: 30Jan1994, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital); bu: Pine Tree Cemetery, near Patterson, IL; m: Leonard Wells on 31Jul1952 in Ft. Riley, Kansas; fa: Ruebin Varble; mo: Lena Tillery. A resident of White Hall, IL Survived by her husband; six sons: David Varble of Tacoma, WA, Rick Wells of Godfrey, Joe Wells, Keith Wells, and Darren Wells, all of White Hall, and Eric Wells of Okinawa, Japan; one daughter: Rita Wheeler of Bethalto; three sisters: Margie Burger of Wayne City, Lavina Hensen of East Alton, and Hazel Bear of St. Louis; one brother: Clayton Varble of Kane; and 10 grandchildren. Preceded by one son: Dale Wells; five brothers: Adrian Varble, Ruebin K. Varble, Earl Varble, Harold Varble and Ray Varble; and a sister: Linda Decker.

WELLS, Joyce Elaine (Haney); b: 7Jun1931, Scott Co., IL; d: 15May1984 (Memorial Hospital); bu: Pine Tree Cemetery, near Patterson, IL; m: Russell Wells in 1949 at Winchester, IL; fa: Paul Haney; mo: Della Wells. A resident of Roodhouse, IL Survived by her husband; six children: Don Wells of Anchorage, Alaska, Connie Byrd of Blytheville, AR, Paul Wells of Roxanna, Jim Wells of Jacksonville, Gary Wells of Alsey, and Cindy Wells, at home; two brothers: Kenneth Haney of Largo, FL, and Harley Haney of Lexington, NC; a sister: Pauline Beams of Hillview; and 13 grandchildren.

WELLS, Kelly Lynn; b: 14Sep1965, Springfield, IL; d: 25Feb1984, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, IL; fa: John Wells; mo: Patricia Newell. A resident of Jacksonville. Survived by her parents; a sister: Shawn, at home; and two grandmothers: Catherine Hennessey of Springfield and Dorothy Black of Farmersville.

WELLS, Letha Jane (Cotter); b: 25Feb1898, near Hillview, IL; d: 25Oct1986, Atlanta, Ga. (Baptist Medical Center); bu: Manchester, IL; m: Harry L. Wells on 2Apr1919 in Jacksonville, Il; fa: Matthew Cotter; mo: Mary Barber. Husband preceded in death 14Apr1955. A resident of Norcross, Ga.; formerly of Manchester and the Bloomington, IL area. Survived by three sons: Harry Wells of Dwight, Edward Wells of Indianapolis, IN, and Clarence Wells of Latham; two daughters: Eva Zonzo and Doris Reynolds, both of Norcross, Ga.; one nephew: Wayne Hudson of Jacksonville; four grand and six g-grandchildren. Preceded by one sister: Edith Hudson.

WELLS, Lottie (maiden name not stated); b: 5Jul1913, Wilkes Co., NC; d: 3Jan1986, Trasalger, IN; bu: Bowers Cemetery, near Alsey, IL; m: Charles H. Wells (date and place not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). Husband preceded in death in September, 1979. A resident of Trasalger, IN. Survived by three sons: Charles H. Wells, Jr. of Sullivan, IN, George H. Creighton of Edison, N.J. and Robert Lee Wells of Temperance, MI; one daughter: Joyce Ledbetter of Bargeville, IN; 19 grandchildren; and one sister: Maxine Fabbre of Thomasville, NC

WELLS, Mabel H. (Pence); b: 1Mar1896, Hillview, IL; d: 15Mar1988, White Hall, IL (Hospital); bu: Pine Tree Cemetery, near Patterson, IL; m: Harley Wells in 1917 (place not stated); fa: Edward Pence; mo: Viola Martin. Husband preceded in death in 1976. A resident of Hillview, IL Survived by a daughter: Lois L. Curcuro of Livingston; three grand and five g-grandchildren. Preceded by two brothers and a sister.

WELLS, Mariam J. (Fortney); b: 9Mar1920, Virginia, IL; d: 22Apr1979, Beardstown, IL; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: Cleon Wells on 8Aug1939 in Palmyra, MO; fa: Harry N. Fortney; mo: Ada Copeland. Husband preceded in death. Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Lowell K. (Linda) Higgins of Beardstown; and two sons: Bill Wells of Beardstown and Gene Wells of Springfield; seven grandchildren; her mother: Mrs. Ada McCoy of Beardstown; two brothers: Kenneth Fortney of Beardstown and Gerald Fortney of Aberdeen, WA; and two sisters: Mrs. Frances Bauser of Beardstown and Mrs. Wilma Little of Morris; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by two sons; her father; and one sister.

WELLS, Marjorie (Bowman); b: 28Aug1911, Rushville, IL (Bowman); d: 13Apr1991, Rushville, IL; bu: Rushville, IL; m: Randolph Wells on 31Aug1947 in Havana, IL; fa: Robert F. Bowman; mo: Anastasia Daly. Survived by her husband; and one sister: Verlea Hardin of Rushville. Preceded by one brother; and six sisters.

WELLS, Minnie (Perry); b: 6Dec1891, near Cooperstown, IL; d: 22Oct1979, Mendon, IL; bu: Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Claude A. Wells on 3Oct1914 in Rushville, IL; fa: James Perry; mo: Nellie Clark. Husband preceded in death 3Feb1979. Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Vivian N. Davis of Quincy and Mrs. James (Avonell) Greenwell of Mendon; a brother: Cline Perry of Knoxwell, TN; a sister: Mrs. Opal Tolle of Mt. Sterling; four grand, nine g-grand and three step-g-grandchildren. Preceded by two brothers.

WELLS, Montie (Hart); b: 2Aug1898, Scott Co., IL; d: 22Nov1988, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Winchester, IL; fa: James Hart; mo: Sarah Boardman. Husband preceded in death 2Jan1981. A resident of Winchester, IL Survived by a daughter: Dorothy Wells of Winchester. Preceded by two brothers: Frank and James Hart; and two sisters: Grace and Helen Hart.

WELLS, Pearl Grace (McDonald); b: 29May1903, Pike Co., IL; d: 5Oct1992, Barry, IL; bu: Shearer Cemetery, New Canton, IL; m: Lewis Everett Wells on 22Jan1922 (place not stated); fa: Samuel Benjamin McDonald; mo: Mary Grace Peterson. Husband preceded in death 23Nov1952. A resident of Barry, IL Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Gene (Beulah) Sutton and Mrs. Bill (Fidella) Hinch, both of Barry; two sons: Lewis Everett "Tyke" Wells II of Hull and Thomas Calvin Wells of Viola, WI; 22 grand, 43 g-grand and four g-g-grandchildren. Preceded by one son; three daughters; one grandchild; four brothers; one sister; and one foster brother.

WELLS, Randolph M. "Pete"; b: 8Jan1914, Oakland, Schuyler Co., IL; d: 7May1994, Macomb, IL (McDonough District Hospital); bu: Rushville, IL; m: Marjorie Bowman on 31Aug1947 in Havana, IL; fa: J. Earl Wells; mo: Esther Moore. Wife preceded in death 13Apr1991. A resident of Rushville. WWII Army vet. Survived by one sister: Janet Plattner of Pittsfield; and numerous nieces and nephews.

WELLS, Reba F. (Reich) Barlow; b: 27Jun1895, Brown Co., IL; d: 21Nov1977, Rushville, IL; bu: Rushville, IL; m: 1) Herbert Barlow in 1914 in Schuyler Co., IL; and 2) Frank Wells in 1953 at Jackson Hole, WY; fa: Methias Reich; mo: Laura Honefenger. Both husband preceded in death: 1st on 5Jul1944; 2nd in May, 1960. Survived by three daughters: Mrs. Doris Skiles and Mrs. Maureen Strong, both of Rushville, and Mrs. Margie Davis of Naperville; seven grand and nine g-grandchildren; and a sister: Mrs. Birdella Thomas of Mt. Sterling. Preceded by a son-in-law and three sisters.

WELLS, Robert; b: 6Sep1948, Rushville, IL; d: 17Mar1984, near Vail, Colorado; bu: Littleton, IL; fa: Harlin V. Wells; mo: Norma Jane Dean. A resident of Rushville, IL Vietnam War Navy vet. Survived by his mother of Littleton; his maternal grandmother: Mrs. Mabel Dean of rural Rushville; three aunts; and three uncles. Preceded by his father; and a brother: William.

WELLS, Robert F.; b: 4Nov1905, Cass Co., IL; d: 24Sep1976, Beardstown, IL; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: Anna Marie Green on 28Feb1942 in Bowling Green, MO; fa: William Albert Wells; mo: Maude Lashbrook. WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; two sons: Robert Wells, Jr. of Colmar Manor, Md., and Terry Wells of Edinburg, IL; a daughter: Mrs. Helen Goodwin of Forest City, IL; a step-son: Darwin Dodds of Rushville; two brothers: Gerald Wells of Collegeport, TX and Ira L. Wells of Arenzville; a sister: Mrs. Roy Lyons of Virginia; and five grandchildren. Preceded by a sister and two brothers.

WELLS, Stella D. (Dueringer); b: 3May1894, Chicago, IL; d: 29ep1984, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Wells family lot, Woodland Cemetery, Quincy, IL; M: Roger H. Wells in 1922 (place not stated); fa: Henry W. Dueringer; mo: Elizabeth Sippel. Survived by her husband; two daughters: Mrs. Lois E. Wells of Jacksonville and Mrs. John G. (Elsa M.) Kormann of Chevy Chase, Md.; three grandchildren; and a brother: Orlyn W. Dueringer of St. Charles, MO Preceded by a brother: Walter E. Dueringer; and a sister: Mrs. Esther D. McNeely.

WELLS, T. Leslie; b: 16Oct1888, Brown Co., IL; d: 31Oct1976, Rushville, IL (Culbertson Hospital); bu: Cooperstown, IL; m: Bertha E. Mallary on 3Jun1911 in Brown Co., IL; fa: William A. Wells; mo: Catherine Juett. A resident of Mt. Sterling, IL. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. John J. (Maxine) Palian of Decatur; a brother: Claude of Mendon; a sister: Mrs. Cassie Dobbs of Rushville; two grand and three g-grandchildren. Preceded by two daughters.

WELLS, William W.; b: 12Mar1895, Scott Co., IL; d: 2Jan1981, Jacksonville, IL (Meline Nursing Home); bu: Winchester, IL; m: Montie Hart on 7Jan1952 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: William David Wells; mo: Martha Tharp. A resident of rural Winchester, IL WWI Army vet. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Dorothy Wells of rural Winchester; and a sister: Mrs. Blanche Yeoman of Creston, Iowa. Preceded by four brothers and one sister.

WELLS, William W.; b: 24May1928, Oakland, Schuyler Co., IL; d: 17May1994, Springfield, IL (Memorial Hospital); bu: Rushville, IL; m: Ellouise McDaniel on 9Jun1951 in Bowen, IL; fa: Karl R. Well; mo: Bertha M. Green. A resident of rural Rushville, IL Korean War Army vet. Survived by his wife; one daughter: Ione Wells of Springfield; one son: Aaron Wells of Morrow, Ga.; and one sister: Mrs. Ivan (Betty) Fitzsimmons of Rushville.

WELSH, Fern L. (Funk); b: 12Jul1915, Exeter, IL; d: 2Feb1992, Springfield, IL (Memorial Hospital); bu: Exeter, IL; m: Lloyd Welsh on 4Apr1940 in Winchester Il.; fa: Carl Funk; mo: Lola Quinn. Husband preceded in death. A resident of Jacksonville, IL Survived by two daughters: Sue Lair of Jacksonville and Beverly Long of Ripley, TN; one son: Jim Welsh of Winchester; six grand and eight g-grandchildren; and two brothers: Nimrod Funk of Winchester and Ray Funk of Houston, TX. Preceded by two brothers and one sister.

WELSH, Francis W.; b: 9Aug1926, Alsey, IL; d: 1Feb1996, Winchester, IL; bu: St. Mark's Cemetery, Winchester, IL; m: Lucy A. Badman on 23Oct1947 in St. Louis, MO; fa: Edwin H. Welsh; mo: Sylvia J. Holiday. WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; four daughters: Mrs. Jerry (Nancy) Stocker, Mrs. David (Susan) Cowhick, Mrs. Bob (Peggy) Sanders and Mrs. Lester (Karen) Turner, all of Winchester; eight grand and two step-grandchildren; one brother: Richard (wife, Pat) Welsh of Kemmerer, Wyo.; and one sister: Mrs. E. H. (Martha) McCracken of Springfield. Preceded by one son: Dennis James; one brother: Lloyd; and one sister: Agnes.

WELSH, Gerald M. "Joe"; b: (date not stated), Winchester, IL; d: 15Sep1976, Amarillo, TX; bu: Llano Cemetery; m: Thelma (surname and date/place not stated); fa: John Welsh; mo: Mary Callans. A resident of Amarillo; was 61 years of age at death. WWII vet. Survived by his wife; two sisters: Sister Mary Florence of Notre Dame, IN and Mrs. Bernadine Pranger of Winchester; three brothers: Callans of Shreveport, LA, Mark of East St. Louis, and Clement of Tullahoma, TN

WELSH, James Callans; b: 12Feb1908, Scott Co., IL; d: 24Oct1981, Shreveport, La. (Schumpert Hospital); bu: Oak Park Cemetery; m: Lela Lawler (date and place not stated); fa: John Welsh; mo: Mary C. Callans. Survived by his wife; a son: Michael; a granddaughter: Michelle of Monroe , WI; the following brothers and sisters: Sister Mary Florence, St. Mary's Convent, Notre Dame, IN, Mark Welsh of Millstadt, Clement Welsh of Tullahoma, TN, and Mrs. Jerome (Bernadine) Pranger of Winchester.

WELSH, John F.; b: 8Jun1903, Jacksonville, IL; d: 27Jun1989, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; fa: John Welsh; mo: Emma H. Halligan. A resident of rural Jacksonville, IL Survived by three sisters: Mary Welsh of rural Jacksonville, Mrs. Andrew (Elizabeth) Patterson and Mrs. Farwell (Emma) Patterson, both of Winchester. Preceded by one sister: Bertha.

WELSH, John Mark; b: 26Ot1912, Winchester, IL; d: 28Sep1990 (place not stated); bu: St. James Cemetery, Millstadt, IL; m: Sue (surname and date/place not stated); fa: John Welsh; mo: Mary Callans. A resident of Millstadt, IL Survived by his wife; one son: John Welsh of Salina, Kansas; two daughters: Mrs. Patrick (Kathleen) Chambers of Ft. Smith, AR, and Mrs. Gene (Mary Sue) Boran of Millstadt; four grandchildren; one g-grandchild; one brother: Clement of Tullahoma, TN; and two sisters: Sister Mary Florence, St. Mary's Convent Infirmary, Notre Dame, IN; and Mrs. Jerome (Bernadine) Pranger of Winchester.

WELSH, Lelia (French); b: 2Sep1900, Alsey, IL; d: 9Mar1992, Lockport, IL; bu: Joliet, IL; m: Chester Welsh (date and place not stated); fa: James French; mo; Nellie Killebrew. Husband preceded in death. A former resident of Alsey, IL Survived by four children: James, Dennie and Marynell Leet, all of Lockport, and Margie Howell of Vienna; and several nieces and nephews; and a sister-in-law: Sylvia French of South Jacksonville. Preceded by one son: Richard.

WELSH, Lloyd C.; b: 20May1919, Alsey, IL; d: 25Jan1988, Columbia, MO (Harry S Truman Hospital); bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: Lois Chenoweth on 24Dec1981 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: Edwin H. Welsh; mo: Sylvia Jane Holiday. A resident of Pleasant Hill, IL WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; two sons: Jim of Winchester and Don of Chapin; two step-sons: Gary Chenoweth of Pleasant Hill and Phillip Chenoweth of Rockport; four daughters: Beverly Long of Ripley, TN, Sue Lair of Jacksonville and Vickie Tangman and Dian Angeli, both of South Carolina; a step-daughter: Lisa Schuleter of Louisiana, MO; two brothers: Francis Welsh of Winchester and Richard Welsh of Kemmerer, WY; a sister: Martha McCracken of Springfield; 16 grand, 5 step-grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Preceded by a sister and a grandchild.

WELSH, William; b: 25Jan1894, Scott Co., IL; d: 25May1976, Jacksonville, IL (Modern Care Nursing Home); bu: St. Mark's Catholic Cemetery, Winchester, IL; m: Edith Dunnagan on 14Apr1924 in Winchester, IL; fa: Edward Welsh; mo: Mary Winters. Wife preceded in death 24May1973. A resident of Alsey, IL WWI vet. Survived by three daughters: Mrs. Rolland Fearneyhough of rural Winchester, Mrs. Arthur Johnson of Jacksonville, and Sister Louisita of Mountain View, CA; and three grandchildren. Preceded by one son and three brothers.

WELTON, William M.; b: 1Jan1916, Vincennes, IN; d: 30Jan1990, Albuquerque, , NM; bu: Murrayville, IL; m: Augusta H. Waters on 8Jun1940 in Kentucky; fa: Clarence Welton; mo: Blanche Robinson. A resident of Albuquerque, , NM. WWII vet. Survived by his wife; two daughters: Linda Sue Connors and Patricia Jo Leclair, both of Albuquerque; one son: William Welton, Jr. of Espanola, , NM; one brother: Morris Welton of Vincennes, IN; and five grandchildren. Preceded by two brothers: Robert and Eugene.

WELTY, D. Richard; b: 6Mar1921, Brown Co., IL; d: 18Oct1996, Quincy, IL (Blessing Hospital); bu: Mounds Cemetery, near Timewell, IL; m: Barbara Mary Gillenwaters on 25Oct1941 in Palmyra, MO; fa: Delbert Welty; mo: Marcie Mary Beebe. A resident of LaBelle, MO; formerly of Brown Co., IL Survived by his wife; three daughters: Theresa Dianne Kindhart and Connie Sue Burch, both of Palmyra, MO, and Alice Louella Harbison of Hannibal, MO; three sons: Gayle Richard and Orren Scott, both of Palmyra, MO, and Dennis Lynn of Columbia, MO; one brother: Robert Welty of Clayton; one sister: Mary Clayton of Mt. Sterling; 10 grand, 30 g-grand, 5 step-grand and 7 step-g-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceded by one grandson; and three brothers: Clarence, Orville and Leo Welty.

WELTY, Orville; b: 14Nov1911, Brown Co., IL; d: 3Jun1989, rural Mt. Sterling, IL; bu: Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Mayme Finch on 1Dec1939 in Palmyra, MO; fa: Delbert Welty; mo: Grace Beebe. Survived by his wife; four sons: Gary of rural Mt. Sterling, Kenney and Ray, both of Golden, and Everett of El Paso, Illinois; two brothers: Richard of LaBelle, MO, and Bob of Clayton; a sister: Mary Clayton of Mt. Sterling; 10 grand ad 8 g-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceded by his parents; and two brothers: Clarence and Leo.

WEMPLE, Clarence; b: 26Sep1888, Waverly, IL; d: 12Nov1978, Springfield, IL (Dirksen House); bu: Waverly, IL; fa: Edward Wemple; mo: Martha Adeline Carter. A resident of Waverly, IL WWI vet. Survived by a cousin: P. W. Wemple of Waverly; one niece: Mrs. Ann Wemple Henry of Flossmoor; and three nephews: Edward Leland Wemple of Darien, Conn., George Barr Wemple of New York, N.Y., and John Burns Wemple of Peoria. Preceded by two sisters and three brothers.

WEMPLE, Janet (Hileman); b: 22Jun1892, Kittanning, Pa.; d: 11Dec1983, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: East Cemetery, Waverly, IL; m: Paul W. Wemple (date and place not stated); fa: Rueben Hileman; mo: Martha Alice Barr. Husband preceded in death 27Sep1980. A resident of Waverly, IL Survived by several nieces and nephews.

WENDELL, Mary F. (Moles); b: 18Aug1921, White Hall, IL; d: 19Apr1922, St. Louis, MO (Christian Hospital); bu: (not stated); fa: Lemuel Moles; mo: Pearl Chandler. A resident of Florissant, MO; formerly of White Hall, IL Survived by her husband; one son: Karl of Wiesbaden, Germany; three daughters: Beth Bacon of Novelty, MO, Judy Wendell of Keystone Hts., FL, and Sue Israel of Florissant, MO; nine grandchildren; and five sisters: Edna Stephenson of Warrenton, Va., Mardell Crowley of Sarasota, Fa., Hazel Pruitt and Betty Howard, both of White Hall, and Lois Knottnerus of Alton. Preceded by two brothers: Eugene and Russell Moles; and one sister: Vera Aline Moles.

WENDLING, Beatrice (Woods); b: 29Dec1913, Pike Co., IL; d: 16Mar1996, Pittsfield, IL; bu: McCord Cemetery, Perry, IL; m: Ira D. Wendling on 14Sep1935 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Carl Woods; mo: Alma Hunt. Husband preceded in death 18Jun1978. A former resident of Perry, IL Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Gene (Clara) Vose of Perry and Mrs. Wayne (Phyllis) Goewey of Normal; seven grand and seven g-grandchildren; two brothers: Mervin Woods of Perry and Ancel Woods of Jacksonville, FL; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by one daughter: Carolyn Wendling; and one brother: Chauncey Woods, who died in WWII.

WENDLING, Clive; b: 18Nov1904, Chambersburg, IL; d: 3Oct1987, Mt. Sterling, IL (Heritage Manor Nursing Home); fa: Lack Wendling; mo: Anna Nora Riggs. A resident of Chambersburg, IL Survived by several nieces and nephews. Preceded by three brothers and two sisters.

WENDLING, Ira D.; b: 4Nov1907, near Perry, IL; d: 18Jun1978, Pittsfield, IL (Nursing Center); bu: McCord Cemetery, near Perry, IL; m: Beatrice Woods on 14Nov1935 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Victor Wendling; mo: Leah Dwyer. A resident of Perry, IL Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Gene (Clara) Bose of Perry and Mrs. Wayne (Phyllis) Goewey of Galesburg; seven grandchildren; a sister and a brother: Geneva Steinbaker of Chambersburg and Charles Wendling of Perry.

WENDLING, Margaret T. (Metz); b: 25Mar1908, Chambersburg, IL d: 19Apr1981, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Versailles, IL; m: (not stated); fa: John O. Metz; mo: Elizabeth Taylor. Survived by several cousins.

WENDORFF, Albert M.; b: 9Jan1905, Barry, IL; d: 26Feb1996, Pittsfield, IL (Illini Hospital); bu: Park Lawn Cemetery, Barry, IL; m: Helen G. Yelton on 8Sep1951 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: Henry Wendorff; mo: Elizabeth Rottrig. A resident of Barry, IL Survived by his wife; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded by one daughter: Linda Wendorff; two brothers: Frank and William Wendorff; and three sisters: Gladys Kemp, Caroleana Kendall, and Lillie Pittman.

WENDORFF, Louis E. "Gene"; b: 8Sep1904, Barry, IL; d: 3Dec1981, New Canton, IL; bu: Shearer Cemetery, New Canton, IL; m: Helen Kendrick in July, 1929 in Springfield, IL; fa: Louis H. Wendorff; mo: Amanda Lock. Wife preceded in death. A former resident of Jacksonville, IL Survived by a son: John of Petersburg; a brother: Edward L. of New Canton; a sister: Mrs. Carol L. Stauffer of Winter Haven, Florida; and two grandsons.

WENGER, Edna M. (Ferrell); b: 2Dec1917, Brown Co., IL; d: 12Aug1988, Rushville, IL; bu: Palm Cemetery, west of Rushville, IL; m: Ezra B. Wenger on 4Jun1941 in Palmyra, MO; fa: Fred Ferrell; mo: Hannah Goundschaal. Husband preceded in death 23Feb1987. Survived by two sons: Paul and Dale, both of Rushville; a daughter: Joan Wenger, also of Rushville; four grandson; a g-granddaughter; a brother: William Ferrell of Clayton; and a sister: Mary Telford of Emmetsburg, Iowa. Preceded by a sister.

WENGER, Ezra B.; b: 9Mar1920, Franklin Co., Pa; d: 23Feb1987, Macomb, IL (McDough District Hospital); bu: Palm Cemetery, west of Rushville, IL; m: Edna Ferrell on 4Jun1941 in Palmyra, MO; fa: Elmer Wenger; mo: Fannie Bricker. A resident of Rushville, IL Survived by his wife; two sons: Paul and Dale, both of Rushville; a daughter: Joan Wenger of McPherson, Kansas; a brother: Arthur of Manheim, Pa.; a sister: Ann Hess of Mercersburg, Pa.; four grandsons and one g-granddaughter. Preceded by a brother.

WENGER, Paul Lee; b: 13Oct1942, Brown Co., IL; d: 28Nov1991, Rushville, IL; bu: Palm Cemetery, Rushville, IL; m: Betty Bedenbender on 2Jul1961 in Rushville IL.; fa: Ezra Wenger; mo: Edna Ferrell. Survived by his wife; two sons: Kenneth Wenger of Rushville and Dean Wenger of Rushville; two granddaughters; one brother: Dale Wenger of Rushville; one sister: Mrs. Lyle (Joan) Ganther of Princeton; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, cousins and nephews. Preceded by his parents.

WENGLER, Dorothy (Leith); b: 17Jun1915, Morgan Co., IL; d: 11Mar1991, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: George A. Wengler, Sr. on 22Jul1940 in Bowling Green, MO; fa: James Robert Leith; mo: Clara Hassler. Husband preceded in death 11Sep1988. Survived by one son: George A. "Bud" Wengler, Jr. of Jacksonville; two grandchildren: Robert Allen Wengler and Christian Lynn Wengler, both of Jacksonville; one sister: Betty Bonafede of Florissant, MO; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by one brother: James Robert Leith, Jr.; and two sisters: Louise Peck and Norma Black.

WENGLER, George A., Sr.; b: 14Jul1906, Clayton, MO; d: 11Sep1988, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Dorothy Leith on 22Jul1940 in Bowling Green, MO; fa: Allen Wengler; mo: Emma Autenrieth. WWII vet. Survived by his wife; one son: George A. "Bud" Wengler, Jr. of Jacksonville; and two grandchildren: Robert Allen and Christina Lynn Wengler, both of Jacksonville.

WENNEKER, Emma Mae (Little); b: 9Jul1913, Atlas, IL; d: 25May1987, Louisiana, MO (Pike Co. Memorial Hospital); bu: Summer Hill, IL; m: Marion Wenneker on 14Sep1940 in Palmyra, MO; fa: James Little; mo: Mary Jane Richey. A resident of New Hartford, IL Survived by her husband; one sister: Mrs. Dale (Mary June) Hastings of Hannibal, MO; and one niece.

WENNEKER, Lowell; b: 15Dec1906, Pike Co., IL; d: 9Oct1982, Quincy, IL (Blessing Hospital); bu: Summer Hill, IL; m: Dorothy Carlton on 6Mar1945 in Quincy, IL; fa: Henry Wenneker; mo: Jenny Young. A resident of Pittsfield, IL Survived by his wife; a son: Don of Omaha, Neb.; three grandchildren; two brothers: Marion of Pittsfield and Everett of Taylor, MO Preceded by one brother.

WENTZ, Phyllis "Patty" (Norbury); b: 26Jul1920, Jacksonville, IL; d: 12Dec1983, Wilmington, Delaware; bu: Wilmington, Delaware; m: Roy A. Wentz (date and place not stated); fa: F. Garm Norbury; mo: Elson Barnes. Survived by her husband; the following children: Roy A. Wentz III of Chicago, Paralee Wentz and Elson Patricia Wentz, both of Wilmington, Delaware, and Piper Rothchild of Chicago; two grandchildren; a brother: Frank B. Norbury of Jacksonville; and a sister: Mrs. Margaret Montgomery of Newington, Conn.

WERNOWSKY, Leta L. (Shipman); b: 11Aug1907, New Canton, IL; d: 10Feb1983,Cherokee, Alabama; bu: Shearer Cemetery, New Canton, IL; m: Robert C. Wernowsky (date and place not stated); fa: Claude Shipman; mo: Grace Myers. Husband preceded in death. A former resident of New Canton, IL Survived by a son: Charles of Prince George, Va.; a daughter: Mrs. Ralph (Carolyn) For of Cherokee; eight grandchildren; a brother: Leo Shipman of Pine Bluff, AR; and two sisters: Mrs. Zack (Mary) Roberson of Mountain Hill, AR, and Mrs. Gladys Ramsey of Birchwood, , WI

WERRIES, Adolph "A. J."; b: 20Sep1905, Morgan Co., IL; d: 28Oct1990, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Ebenezer Cemetery; m: Evalena L. Ferreira on 12Jan1928 (place not stated); fa: Henry Werries; mo: Anna (surname not stated). Wife preceded in death 13Sep1979. Survived by one son: Donald of Leland Lake, Jacksonville; two grandsons: Mark of Kodiak, Alaska, and Chuck of rural Jacksonville; five g-grandchildren; and one brother: Ernest of rural Jacksonville. Preceded by two sisters: Inez Werries and Madrona Deaton.

WERRIES, Evalena L. (Ferreira); b: 22Nov1905, Morgan Co., IL; d: 13Sep1979, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Ebenezer Cemetery; m: Adolph Werries on 12Jan1928 (place not stated); fa: H. I. Ferreira; mo: (not stated). Survived by her husband; a son: "Donald Werries of Jacksonville; a brother: Leroy Ferreira of Rockport; two grandsons: Mark and Chuck Werries.

WERRIES, Harry F.; b: 30Sep1898, Morgan Co., IL; d: 8Feb1984, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Grace Cemetery, St. Paul's Lutheran Church, northwest of Chapin, IL; m: Nellie S. Middendorf on 25Mar1925 (place not stated); fa: John Werries; mo: Minnie Hemminghaus. Wife preceded in death 3Oct1982. Survived by four sons: Charles of Chapin, Raymond of Meredosia, James of Springfield, and Alvin of Jacksonville; four daughters: Mrs. Gilbert (Margaret) Rebbe of Bluffs, Mrs. Vernon (Maxine) Lovekamp of Winchester, Mrs. Allen (Mary Etta) Petri of Mt. Sterling, and Mrs. Gerald (Leona) Massey of Jacksonville; 13 grand and three g-grandchildren; and two sisters: Mrs. Carl (Rena) Stegemann of Bluffs and Lucille Lovekamp of Jacksonville. Preceded by three brothers.

WERRIES, Mabel L. (Uhnken); b: 13 Dec 1894, Morgan Co., IL; d: 21Feb1977 in Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Grace Cemetery; m: Earl Werries on 8Mar1922 in Neelyville, IL; fa: Albert Uhnken; mo: Anna Eckhoff. A resident of rural Chapin, IL Survived by her husband; two daughters: Mrs. Paul (Myra) Nickel of Concord and Mrs. Russell (Eleanor Davisson of Jacksonville; five grandchildren: Craig Davisson of Jacksonville, Mrs. Elaine Stier of Petersburg, Mrs. Joan Schumacher and Bruce Nickel, both of Chapin, and Rose Ann Ruckman of Mt. Union, Iowa; and five g-grandchildren; the following brother and sisters: Carl Uhnken and Amy Uhnken, both of Chapin, and Edna Uhnken of Denver, Colorado; one niece; and one nephew. Preceded by one brother: Walter; and two sisters: Rena and Edith.

WERRIES, Marvin Ray; b: 25Jan1929 (place not stated); d: 9Dec1987, Meredosia, IL; bu: Oakland Cemetery, Meredosia, IL; fa: Ray Werries; mo: Ruth Hildebrand. Survived by his mother: Mrs. Ruth Sumpter of Meredosia; three sisters: Mrs. Roy (Mary) Kaltschnee, Jr. of Winchester, Mrs. Leland (Norma) Staake of Meredosia; and two brothers: William G. of Arenzville and Donald L. of Meredosia; and several nieces and nephews.

WERRIES, Michael Alan; b: 21Apr1965, Jacksonville, IL; d: 16Jan1988, Morgan Co., IL; bu: Lutheran Cemetery, Arenzville, IL; fa: Robert G. Werries; mo: Marilyn Tegeder. A resident of rural Arenzville, IL Survived by his parents; his Maternal grandparents: Herbert and Verna Tegeder of Jacksonville; his paternal grandmother: Mrs. Ruth Sumpter of Meredosia; two sisters: Mrs. Cheryl Bumgarner of Jacksonville, and Krista Werries, at home; and one nephew: Ryan Bumgarner of Jacksonville.

WERRIES, Lillie S. (Middendorf); b: 25Feb1902, Scott Co., IL; d: 3Oct1982, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Grace Cemetery; mo: Harry Werries on 25Mar1925 (place not stated); fa: George Middendorf; mo: Sarah Vortman. A former resident of Chapin, IL Survived by her husband; four sons: Charles of Chapin, Raymond of Meredosia, James of Springfield, and Alvin of Jacksonville; four daughters: Leona Massey of Jacksonville, Mary Etta Petri of Mt. Sterling, Margaret Rebbe of Bluffs, and Maxine Lovekamp of Winchester; 13 grand and eight g-grandchildren. The last surviving member of her family, she was preceded by four sisters.

WERRIES, Olga (Roegge); b: 10Mr1909, Cass Co., IL; d: 6Aug1994, rural Meredosia, IL; bu: Grace Cemetery, Chapin, IL; m: Russell J. Werries on 28Apr1932 in Arenzville, IL; fa: John Roegge; mo: Emma Paul. Husband preceded in death 11Feb1964. A resident of rural Meredosia, IL Survived by one son: Paul Werries of Meredosia; and 34 nieces and nephews. Preceded by four brothers: Edgar, Walter, Robert and Paul Roegge; and two sisters: Laura Roegge and Selma Kelly; and one niece and one nephew.

WERRIES, Virginia (Rice); b: 27Feb1915, Cass Co., IL; d: 13Aug1994, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Concord, IL; m: Leland H. Werries on 17Feb1934 (place not stated); fa: Calvin Rice; mo: Laura Brockhouse. A resident of Chapin, IL Survived by her husband; one daughter: Mrs. Greg (Ruth) Geiger of Luling, La.; three sons: Martin (wife, Beverly) of Chapin, Larry of Oakbrook Terrace, and John (wife, Ruth) Werries of Chapin; nine grand, three step-grand, two g-grand and five step-great-grandchildren; and one sister: Betty Hegener of Beardstown. Preceded by three brothers and one sister.

WERRIES, William F., Sr.; b: 30Mar1918, Scott Co., IL; bu: 31Aug1992, Springfield, IL; bu: Lutheran Cemetery, New Berlin, IL; m: Maxine McGee on 19Feb1944 (place not stated); fa: William Werries; mo: Julia Osterholt. A resident of New Berlin, IL Survived by his wife; two sons: William F. Werries, Jr. of Litchfield and Walter E. Werries of New Berlin; one daughter: Mrs. Trent (Janet) Crawford of Springfield; five grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceded by two sisters: Helen Peters and Mildred Eller.

WERSCHEID, Albert E. "Bud"; b: 7May1903, Beardstown, IL; d: 28Feb1976, Springfield, IL(Memorial Hospital); bu: Beardstown, IL; fa: Adam Werscheid; mo: Ida Thornsberry. A resident of Beardstown, IL Survived by the following nieces and nephews who were reared in Mr. Werscheid's home: Albert J. Mulligan, Betty Mulligan and Peggy White, all of Beardstown, Ann Kaiser of Paxton, Fred Wedeking of Kalamazoo, MI, and Nancy Wedeking of Springfield; also two sisters: Mrs. Margaret Mulligan and Mrs. Gladys Wedeking, both of Beardstown; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded by two sisters.

WESBROOK, Joseph Andrew; b: (not stated); d: 20Jan1984, Hollister, MO; bu: National Cemetery, Springfield, IL; m: Helen (surname and date/place not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). WWII Navy vet. Survived by his wife; two sons: Joseph of Chicago and Robert of Springfield; and four grandchildren.

WESNER, Mayo P.; b: 18Mar1891, Morgan Co., IL; d: 4Jun1982, White Hall, IL (Green Meadows Nursing Home); b: Roodhouse, IL; m: 1) Muriel Wesner; and 2) Bertha Maddie (dates and place not stated); fa: W. A. Wesner; mo: Isabel Phillips. A former resident of Roodhouse. Both wives preceded in death. Survived by two brothers: Duran Wesner of Springfield and Willard Wesner of Montclair, N.J. Preceded by one brother and one sister.

WESNER, Willard L.; b: 11Jul1897, Murrayville, IL; d: 3Oct1995, Montclair, N.J. (Van Dyke Manor Nursing Home); bu: Hebron Cemetery, Upper Montclair, N.J.; m: Elizabeth (surname and date/place not stated); fa: Wiley Wesner; mo: Isabel Phillips. WWII vet. Survived by his wife; a son: Edmund L. Wesner of Jacksonville; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by one sister: Iva Short; and three brothers: Mayo, Duran and Glen Wesner.

WESSEL, Doris M. (Brannan); b: 27Feb1923 near Eldred, IL; d: 7May1996, Jerseyville, IL; bu: Carrollton, IL; m: Immanuel Wessel on 7Aug1943 in Clayton, MO; fa: William T. Brannan; mo: Christina Witeschek. Husband preceded in death 26May1990. A former resident of Greene Co., IL Survived by two daughters: Debbie Wessel of Roodhouse and Mrs. Tom (Diana) Blackorby of Arenzville; four grandchildren; three sisters: Ellen Klemme of Jerseyville, Mrs. Fred (Wilma) Bilbrey of Jerseyville and June Ivers of Eldred; and one brother: John Brannan of Carrollton.

WESSEL, Harold Carl; b: 2Jun1907, Virginia, IL; d: 24Nov1987, Virginia, IL; bu: Chandlerville, IL; m: Helen Bowman on 3Aug1935 in Bluff Springs, IL; fa: Otto Wessel; mo: Anna Jordan. A resident of rural Chandlerville. Survived by his wife; three sons: R. L. "Pete" of Pittsfield, Charles L. of rural Virginia, and Jerry C. of rural Chandlerville; and 13 grandchildren. Preceded by one grandson: Richard.

WESSEL, Helen M. (Bowman); b: 4Oct1988, Sioux City, Iowa; d: 4Oct1988, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Chandlerville, IL; m; Harold E. Wessel on 3Aug1935 (place not stated); fa: Charles Bowman; mo; Wilma Anderson. Husband preceded in death 24Nov1987. A resident of rural Chandlerville. Survived by three sons: R. L. "Pete' of Pittsfield, Charles L. of rural Virginia and Jerry C. of rural Chandlerville; 13 grand and 8 g-grandchildren; one sister: Mrs. Mary Wilson of Rockford; and two brothers: Thomas Bowman of Gulf Breeze, FL, and Bill Bowman of Georgia.

WESSEL, John M.; b: 2Jun1954, Springfield, IL; d: 23Apr1996, Springfield, IL (Memorial Hospital); bu: Sulphur Springs Cemetery, Loami, IL; m: Debra Kaaz on 1Nov1980 (place not stated); fa: Lawrence Wessel; mo: Marian Pacotti. A resident of Loami; formerly of Auburn. Survived by his wife; his mother of Auburn; one son: Jonathan, at home; one daughter: Tara, at home; one sister: Mrs. Robert (Kathy) Moody of Sugarland, Tex.; one half-sister: Sandra Plessant of Mesa, Arizona; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Preceded by his father.

WESSEL, Julius C.; b: 14Jul1890, Cass Co., IL; d: 27Apr1977, Beardstown, IL; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: Hilda Mabel Schroeder on 26Sep1915 in Springfield, IL; fa: Herman Wessel; mo: Elizabeth Beerman. Wife preceded in death 7Mar1972. Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Benson (Marie) Hager of Beardstown; a son: James of St. Petersburg, FL; seven grand and 19 g-grandchildren. Preceded by a son: three brothers; three sisters; and a great-grandmother.

WESSEL, Lucille (Brown); b: 16Mar1922, Frederick, IL; d: 27Apr1994, Rushville, IL (Culbertson Hospital); bu: Messerer Cemetery, near Frederick, IL; m: Edward Wessel on 11Oct1941 in Palmyra, IL; fa: Harvey Brown; mo: May Dugger. A resident of rural Frederick, IL Survived by her husband; two sons: Jon of Frederick and Michael Dan Wessel of Jacksonville; one sister: Mrs. Irene Bybee of Springfield; six grandchildren; and one g-grandchild. Preceded by one half-brother: James Brown.

WESSEL, Malinda L. "Linnie" (Withrow); b: 10Aug1888, Hagener, Cass Co., IL; d: 30Dec1977, Beardstown, IL; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: William Herman Wessel in 1912 (place not stated); fa: William Withrow; mo: Eliza Howell. Husband preceded in death. Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Dale (Dorothy) Sherrill of Beardstown; a son: William Richard "Bud" Wessel of rural Beardstown; six grand and 16 g-grandchildren; Preceded by a son: Virgil; two brothers; and a half-sister.

WESSEL, Manny; b: 8Sep1912, Jennings, MO; d: 26May1990, Alton, IL (Memorial Hospital); bu: (not stated); m: Doris Brannan on 7Aug1943 in Clayton, MO; fa: Henry Wessel; mo: Amanda Bockerman. A resident of Roodhouse, IL WWII Navy vet. Survived by his wife; two daughters: Diana Blackorby of Chapin and Debbie Wessel of Roodhouse; four grandchildren: Sandy Powers and Cindy Blackorby, both of Jacksonville, Bill Blackorby of Chapin and Joanna Wessel of Roodhouse; two brothers: Ray Wessel of Colorado and Harry Wessel of , CA. Preceded by a sister: Agnes Campbell.

WESSEL, Marie E. (Thompson); b: 20Nov1900, Beardstown, IL; d: 9Mar1976, Beardstown, IL; bu: St. John's Lutheran Cemetery; m: George Frank Wessel on 6Oct1919 in Beardstown, IL; fa: Robert B. Thompson; mo: Mary E. Vesler. Husband preceded in death. Survived by the following children: Ralph and Earl, both of Beardstown, Robert Glenn of Springfield, Jack of Valparaiso, IN, and Mrs. Walter (Virginia) Shephard of Midwest City, Oklahoma; 22 grand and 19 g-grandchildren; a brother: Earl Thompson of Beardstown; and a sister: Mrs. Corvin (Bernice) Quigley of Pontiac; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by a son: George E.; ; and a daughter: Mrs. Mary E. Spoon.

WESSEL, Myrtle V. (Schuman); b: 4May1891, Hagener Station, IL; d: 9Jul1984, Beardstown, IL; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: Henry E. Wessel on 9Apr1923 in Arenzville, Ill; fa: Adam Schuman; mo: Elizabeth Thorn. Husband preceded in death 9Dec1951 Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Hubert E. (Perl) Unland; one grandson: Jeff Unland; and three g-grandchildren: Lori, Matt and Kelly, all of Beardstown; two nieces: Mildred Kretz of Chicago and Lucille Beckmeyer of Centralia; and one nephew: Harold Zahn of Ottawa. Preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers.

WESSEL, Paul; b: 15Feb1928, Beardstown, IL; d: 31Aug1988, Springfield, Il (St. John's Hospital); bu: Beardstown, IL; m: Rosalie Tucker on 3Sep1949 in Beardstown, IL; fa: Edward Wessel; mo: Evalee (surname not stated). A resident of rural Rushville IL. Survived by his wife; three daughters: Pamela Power of Auburn, Sandy Guppy of Pleasant Plains and Gail Leonhart of Beardstown; two sons: Mike of Beardstown and Gary of Springfield; six grandchildren; a sister: Geneva Unland of Beardstown; two brothers: Edward of Frederick and Harry of Chillicothe; two nephews and a niece. Preceded by his parents.

WESSEL, W. R. "Bud"; b: 15Dec1915, Cass Co., IL; d: 4Jan1985, Beardstown, IL; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: Wilma B. Adkins on 27Jun1937 in Beardstown, IL; fa: William Wessel; mo: Malinda Withrow. Wife preceded in death 12Dec1981. A resident of rural Beardstown, IL Survived by one daughter: Pat Stephens of Beardstown; two son: Richard Wessel of Waco, TX, and C. L. Wessel of Beardstown; seven grandchildren; one g-grandson; and one sister: Dorothy Sherrill of Beardstown.

WESSEL, Wilma B. (Adkins); b: 24Sep1920, Cass Co., IL; d: 12Dec1981, Springfield, IL (Memorial Hospital); bu: Beardstown, IL; m: W. R. Wessel on 27Jun1937 in Beardstown, IL; fa: John Adkins; mo: May Evans. A resident of Beardstown, IL Survived by her husband; one daughter: Pat Stephens; two sons: Richard and C. L. Wessel; her father: John Adkins; one sister: Mrs. Mary O'Brien; and seven grandchildren, all of Beardstown. Preceded by her mother; one brother; and one half-sister.

WESSLER, Ada (maiden name not stated); b: (not stated); d: 10Sep1986, Sun City, Arizona; bu: Sun City, Arizona; m: Alvin Wessler (date and place not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). A former resident of Jacksonville; was 85 years of age at death. Survived by her husband; two daughters: Mrs. Ruel (Joyce) Newton of Glendale, Arizona and Mrs. James (Maurite) Spenogle of Cost Mesa, CA; and six grandchildren.

WESSLER, Albert H.; b: 26Jun1903, Arenzville, IL; d: 5May1991, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Trinity Cemetery, north of Arenzville, IL; m: Emma Korsemeyer on 30Mar1927 in Arenzville, IL; fa: Henry Wessler; mo: Louise Lovekamp. Wife preceded in death 8Jul1976. A resident of Arenzville, IL Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Bernard (Evelyn) Rabbe of St. Louis, MO; and one son: Melvin Wessler of Indianapolis; 10 grand and five g-grandchildren. Preceded by one daughter: Carole Beaver; two brothers; and six sisters.

WESSLER, E. Wanda (Proudfit); b: 27Jul1903, Kansas City, MO; d: 7Aug1994, La Crescent, Minn.; bu: East Cemetery, Arenzville, IL; m: Harold J. Wessler on 20Aug1925 (place not stated); fa: Andrew Proudfit; mo: Annie Cremens. Husband preceded in death 1Jan1978. A resident of Arenzville, IL Survived by three sons: Wendell Dean (wife, Kathleen) Wessler of Arenzville, Max Alden (wife, Ardith) Wessler of Peoria, and Robert Alan Wessler of Holmen. , WI; a sister: Gwendolyne N. Neuman of Ojai, CA.; four grand and nine g-grandchildren. Preceded by two brothers: Andrew Guy and George Proudfit; and a sister: Inez V. Canatsey.

WESSLER, Emelia; b: 14Dec1889, Cass Co., IL; d: 3Oct1982, Jacksonville, IL (Modern Care Nursing Home); bu: North Cemetery, Arenzville, IL; fa: Henry Wessler; mo: Louise Lovekamp. A resident of Arenzville, IL Survived by a brother: Albert Wessler of Arenzville; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded by five sisters: Amanda Witte, Matilda Wessler, Agnes Roegge, Alma Witte, and Lena Fuelling; and two brothers: William Wessler and Walter Wessler.

WESSLER, Emma (Korsmeyer); b: 9Sep1903, Cass Co., IL; d: 8Jul1976, Jacksonville, IL (Norris Hospital); bu: North Cemetery, Arenzville, IL; m: Albert H. Wessler on 30Mar1927 in Arenzville, IL; fa: Herman Korsmeyer; mo: Marie Fricke. A resident of rural Arenzville, IL Survived by her husband; these children: Mrs. Evelyn Rabbe of Milwaukee, , WI, Mrs. Carole Beaver of Columbus, Ohio, and Melvin Wessler of Indianapolis, IN; and ten grandchildren. Preceded by one sister and an infant brother.

WESSLER, Harold; b: 22Oct1900, Arenzville, IL; d: 1Jan1978, Arenzville, IL; bu: East Cemetery, Arenzville, IL; m: Wanda Proudfit on 20Aug1925 (place not stated); fa: Herman H. Wessler; mo: Lena Depner. Survived by his wife; three sons: Wendell Dean Wessler of Arenzville, Max Alden Wessler of Peoria and Robert Alan Wessler of Lacrosse, , WI;; four grandchildren: Kirk Wessler of Columbia, MO, Peter and Tammy Wessler of Peoria, and Lisa Wessler of Arenzville; and one brother: Alvin Wessler of Sun City, Arizona.

WESSLER, L. J. "Doc"; b: 14May1897, Arenzville, IL; d: 11May1977, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital); bu: Arenzville Lutheran Cemetery; m: Mary Helen Potter on 8Jun1951 (place not stated); fa: John Wessler; mo: Louisa Roegge. A resident of Arenzville. WWI Navy vet. Survived by his wife; a son: John of Houston, TX; and four sisters: Clara Korsemeyer of Morton, Lorna Witte and Edna Middendorf, both of Jacksonville, and Martha Roegge of Bloomington. Preceded by two brothers and a sister.

WESSLER, Marcella K. (Zulauf); b: 16Mar1908, Arenzville, IL; d: 14Feb1996, Jacksonville, IL (Modern Care Nursing Home); bu: Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Arenzville, IL; m: Edward Wessler on 21Dec1928 in Arenzville, IL; fa: John Zulauf; mo: Rosa Haxton. Husband preceded in death 24Apr1970. A resident of Arenzville. Survived by one son: Don (wife, Shirley) Wessler of Arenzville; three daughters: Mrs. Melvin (Rosalie) Schone and Mrs. Richard (Marcia Kay) Lippert, both of Arenzville, and Pamela Wessler-Costello of Springfield; eight grand and 19 g-grandchildren; and three sisters: Grace Schnitker, Mrs. J. K. (Fran) Nelson and Jeane Clark, all of Arenzville. Preceded by two sisters: Louise Nobis and Bernice Quigg; and eight brothers: John, Lee, Earl, Ed, Henry, Art and Charles Zulauf and Clem Haxton.

WESSLER, Mary Helen (Potter); b: 15Jun1911, Hardin, MO; d: 18Nov1991, Kansas City, MO (St. Luke's Hospital); bu: Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Arenzville, IL; m: L. J. Wessler on 8Jun1951 (place not stated); fa: W. O. Potter; mo: Myrtle Mae Moore. Husband preceded in death 11May1977. A resident of Arenzville. Survived by one son: John Wessler of Waco, TX; and one granddaughter: Ashley Wessler of Waco, TX.

WESLER, Norma (Roegge); b: 16Jan1904, Cass Co., IL; d: 18Feb1995, Jacksonville, IL (Convalescent Center); bu: Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Arenzville, IL; m: Walter J. Wessler on 6Nov1935, Arenzville, IL; fa: Henry E. Roegge; mo: Alma Lovekamp. Husband preceded in death 12Jan1978. A resident of Jacksonville, IL Survived by one sister: Velma Onkmen of Jacksonville; two nephews; and three nieces. Preceded by one brother: Harold Roegge.

WESSLER, Walter J.; b: 8Dec1898, Arenzville, IL; d: 12Jan1978, Jacksonville, IL; bu: North Cemetery, Arenzville, IL; m: Norma Roegge on 6Nov1935 in Arenzville, IL; fa: Henry Wessler; mo: Louise Lovekamp. Survived by his wife; one brother and one sister: Albert Wessler and Emelia Wessler, both of Arenzville; and a number of nieces and nephews. Preceded by five sisters.

WEST, Alta Maxine (McDaniel); b: 25Aug1919, Brown Co., IL; d: 15Feb1982, Peoria, IL; bu: Benville Cemetery, near Mt. Sterling, IL; M; Troy West (date and place not stated); fa: Gale McDaniel; mo: Nina Blanche Jones. A former resident of Brown Co., IL; recently residing in Peoria, IL Survived by an aunt, Lilly Chapman of Mt. Sterling; and several cousins.

WEST, Bertha Lois (Wilson); b: 29Jun1924, Jabez, Ky.; d: 1Feb1994, Clinton, IL (Warner Hospital); bu: Lisenby Cemetery, Lane, IL; m: Leonard V. West on 4Apr1942 in Jamestown, Ky.; fa: William Wilson; mo: Carrie Marcum. A resident of Clinton, IL Survived by her husband; three sons: Larry West of Monticello, William West of Tremont, and Frederick West of Jacksonville; one daughter: Geraldine Brannock of Farmer City; 11 grand and four g-grandchildren; two brothers: Lawrence Wilson of Norwood, Ohio and Leonard Wilson of Jamestown, Ky.; and three sisters: Olive Stephens of Somerset, Ky., Lola Stevens of Jabez, Ky., and Brenda Oakes of Norwood, Ohio. Preceded by three brothers.

WEST, Charles Andrew; b: 16Dec1910, Alsey, IL; d: 25Oct1996, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital); bu: East Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Justine O. Baptist on 27Apr1946 in White Hall, IL; fa: William E. West; mo: Nellie Sanders. A resident of Jacksonville. WWII Army vet. Survived by h is wife; a sister: Thelma Mae Hill of Jacksonville; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

WEST, James; b: 30Jan1918, Iowa; d: 9Sep1987, Beardstown, IL (Myers Nursing Home); bu: Beardstown, IL; m; Julia D'Camp in February, 1952 in Rushville, IL; fa: William West; mo: Maude Richardson. Survived by his wife of Jacksonville; three daughters: Patty Grover of Jacksonville, Barbara Sadler of Hardy, AR, and Peggy Sherman of Hart, AR; two sons: Jimmy of Jacksonville an Donny of Quincy; two sisters: Lois Hoffman of Peoria and Willa May Monson of Texas; and one brother: Elmer West of Galesburg. Preceded by his parents; three brothers; and two sisters.

WEST, Lester B.; b: 10Jan1922, Elizabeth, West Virginia; d: 20Aug1981, Pittsfield, IL; bu: West Virginia; m: Margaret L. Ryan on 28Aug1943 in Parkersburg, WV; fa: George West; mo: (not stated). Survived by a son: Richard West of Springfield; and his wife.

WEST, Letha M. (Swann) Barry; b: 10Sep1909, Hillview, IL; d: 4Jan1981, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Valhalla Memorial Park, Godfrey, IL; m: 1) Eugene Barry (date and place not stated); and 2) Ollie West in 1947 (place not stated); fa: John Swann; m: Emma Young. 2nd husband preceded in death in 1956. Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Clyde (Betty) Winters, Jr. of White Hall and Mrs. Robert (Carole) Lonergan of Jacksonville; two sons: Donald Barry of Nash, TX and Harold Barry of Drake; nine grand and 10 g-grandchildren; two sisters: Mrs. Frances Meyer of Carrollton and Mrs. Irene Gier of Phoenix, Arizona; and a brother: John Swann, Jr. of Carrollton. Preceded by three brothers and one grandchild.

WEST, Lloyd C.; b: 20May1905, Morgan Co., IL; d: 11Jul1991, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Pauline Griffith in September, 1928 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Charles West; mo: Margaret Cade. Survived by his wife of Jacksonville; one daughter: Mrs. Larry (Norma Jean) Long of rural Jacksonville; one son: Lloyd C. West, Jr. of rural Murrayville; five grand and three g-grandchildren; and one brother: Clyde W. West of Jacksonville. Preceded by one sister: Pearl Tindall; and two brothers: Eugene and Carl West.

WEST, Margaret L. (Ryan); b: 21Jan1922, Pittsfield, IL; d: 3Apr1986, Pittsfield, IL; bu: Beulah Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth, WV; m: Lester B. West on 28Aug1943 in Parkersburg, WV; fa: Oscar J. Ryan; mo: Margaret Maes. Husband preceded in death 20Aug1981. Survived by a son: Richard West of Springfield; a brother: John Ryan of Hannibal, MO; and three sisters: Mrs. Helen Ervin of New Salem, Vivian Reckers of Quincy, and Mrs. Mary McGlaughlin of Hannibal, MO

WEST, Margaret (Pires); b: 1895, Jacksonville, IL; d: 10Feb1981, Northridge, CA; bu: Jacksonville, IL; m: T. Norris West (date and place not stated); fa: John C. Pires; mo: Sarah (surname not stated). Husband preceded in death in 1953. Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Rendell Dahms; two granddaughter, all of Reseda, CA; a sister: Mrs. Harry (Amy) Roach; a brother: Ernest Pires; two nieces: Mrs. Clarence (Margaret) Campbell and Mrs. Cornell J. (Mari) Kane; and one nephew: Alden Pires. Preceded by two brothers and one sister.

WEST, Owen Lee; b: 15Mar1925, Springfield, IL; d: 17Mar1992, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Asbury Cemetery; m: Evelyn Nadine Owens on 10Apr1966 in Marshallton, Iowa; fa: Louis West; mo: Mona Hayes. Wife preceded in death. Survived by two daughters: Janice Lee Geisinger of Iuka and Joann Lee West of St. Louis, MO; four sisters: Bessie Sparrow of Virginia, Mae Powell of Loves Park, Ethel Smith of Rockford and Laura McDaniels of Ames, Iowa; one brother: Robert of DeKalb; and several grandchildren. Preceded by four brothers: Marvin, Porter, William Ernest, and Simon; and four sisters: Ida Lillie, Catherine Marie, Clara Wilkinson and Helen Langley.

WEST, Pearl (Mosley); b: 18Sep1912, Morgan Co., IL; d: 2Aug1986, Rock Island, IL (Franciscan Medical Center); bu: Chippianock Cemetery, Rock Island, IL; bm: Harry West on 1Apr1933 in Virginia, IL; fa: John Crit Mosley; mo: Mollie Brooks. A resident of Rock Island. Survived by her husband; a daughter: Peggy West of Rock Island; three sisters: Mabel Young and Beulah Mae Kilmer, both of Jacksonville, and Ruth Ann Blankenship of Palmyra; and a brother: Jack Mosley of Aurora. Preceded by six brothers and four sisters.

WEST, Porter G.; b: 24Apr1916, Kentucky; d: 31Jul1976, Belleville, IL (St. Elizabeth Hospital); bu: Asbury Cemetery; fa: Louis West; mo: Monie Abbott. A resident of Belleville; formerly of Jacksonville. Survived by the following brothers and sisters: Marvin of Decatur, Simon of Jacksonville Owen of Irvington, Bobbie of DeKalb, Clara Wilkinson of Belleville, Bessie Sparrow of Virginia, Helen Langley of Nutwood, Mae Burfield of Joliet, Ethel Smith of Rock Island, and Laura West of Centralia.

WEST, Rachel Leigh; b; 4Dec1987, Jacksonville Il. d: 4Dec1987, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Chapin, IL; fa: David West; ;mo: Sheree Cooper. Parents of residents of Jacksonville, IL Survived by her parents; one brother: Daniel Eugene; paternal grandmother: Mrs. Cleda West of Jacksonville; and maternal grandparents: Lyndell and Doris Cooper of Chapin.

WEST, Raymond E.; b: 6Feb1906, near Pittsfield, IL; d: 6Dec1985, Barry, IL (Community Care Center); bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield Il.; m: Mary Elizabeth McCulloch (date and place not stated); fa: Miles A. Davis; mo: Dora Mae Helm. Wife preceded in death in 1971. A resident of the Pittsfield area. Survived by two sons: William and Leon, both of Pittsfield; three daughters: Mrs. Don (Mary Ellen) Doyle of Metamora, Mrs. Robert (Dale) Hulme of Edwardsville and Mrs. Carolyn Olson of Gladstone; 15 grand and four g-grandchildren.

WEST, Richard M.; b: 12May1924, Springfield, Ohio; d: 23Jul1984, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: JoAnn Rieman on 10Oct1948 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Ray L West; mo: Gladys Gause Wilkins. WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife and the following children: Jim of Carlinville, Steve of Jacksonville, Mrs. David (Cathy) Copeland of Sherman; four grandchildren; one sister: Mrs. Jean Beazel of North Canton, Ohio. Preceded by one brother and one sister.

WEST, Simon J., Sr.; b: 22Mar1914, Monticello, Ky.; d: 1Oct1988, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Chapin, IL; m: Marie McDaniel on 3Mar1936 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Lewis West; mo: Mona Hayes. Survived by his wife; one son: Simon J., Jr. of Springfield; two brothers: Owen L. of Jacksonville and Robert L. of DeKalb; five sisters: Laura McDaniel of Iowa, Bessie Sparrow of Virginia, Helen Langley of Grafton, Emma Mae Powell of Joliet, and Ruby Ethel Smith of Rockford; four grand and two g-grandchildren. Preceded by one daughter: Shirley Ann Day; three sisters; and three brothers.

WEST, Vivian B. (Richardson); b: 22Jun1909, Waverly, IL; d: 7Mar1989, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Waverly, IL; m: (not stated); fa: George Richardson; mo: Estella Chambers. A resident of Waverly, IL Survived by a daughter: Shirley Sadler of Waverly; a sister: Geraldine Hughes of Jacksonville; 20 grand and several g-grandchildren. Preceded by one daughter; two sons; three brothers; and one sister.

WEST, William F.; b: 19Jul1912, Chapin, IL; d: 13Oct1978, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Chapin, IL; m: 1) Pearl Wilson on 10Dec1935 (place not stated); and 2) Anna Louise Flynn on 9Jan1960 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Nealy E. West; mo: Nina Lauretta Stotts. A resident of Jacksonville. Survived by these children from his first marriage: Mrs. Don (Phyllis) Allen of Bluffs, Mrs. Darrell (Marjorie) Hart of Bluffs, Mrs. Dan (Betty) Smith of Jacksonville, Mrs. Terry (Beverly) Northrop of Franklin, and Gary West of Jacksonville; his second wife and three others children: Patricia, William Michael and Neal, at home; and a step-son: Ronald Flynn of Jacksonville; a sister: Mrs. Edna McDade of Jacksonville; 15 grand and three g-grandchildren.

WESTBERG, Emma Louise (Legrid); b: 20Mar1891 (place not stated); d: 11Jul1982, St. Paul, Minn.; bu: St. Paul, Minn.; m: Herman Westberg (date and place not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). Husband preceded in death in 1959. A resident of St. Paul, Minn. Survived by three sons: Harold of Nevada, Ray of , CA, and John of Jacksonville; several grand and g-grandchildren. Preceded by one son.

WESTENBERGER, Mary M. "Mimi" (Dagon); b: 6Mar1925, Springfield, IL; d: 19Aug1994, Springfield, IL; bu: Calvary Cemetery, Springfield, IL; m: George L. Westenberger, Jr. (date and place not state); fa: William F. Dagon; mo: Agnes Lawless. Survived by her husband; three sons: George L. III of Jacksonville, John R. of Anaheim, CA; and Richard F. Westenberger of Chicago; three daughters: Mary Agnes Albers and Janet L. Westenberger, both of Springfield, and Anne Wellman of Thornton, Colo.; seven grandchildren; one sister: Mrs. John (Patricia) Nattermann of Springfield; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceded by two brothers: John and Will Dagon.

WESTER, Edward A.; b: 25Jan1903, Chicago, IL; d: 31Oct1978, Quincy, IL (St. Mary's Hospital); bu: All Saints Catholic Cemetery, Des Plaines, IL; m: Sarah Sigborne on 3Nov1934 (place not stated); fa: Adolph Wester; mo: Mary Sinner. A resident of Mt. Sterling, IL Survived by his wife; ;a brother: Theodore of Mt. Prospect; and three sisters: Mrs. Margaret Monahan of McHenry, Mrs. William (Jeanette) Tostevin of Glendale, CA, and Mrs. Dorothy Walsh of Burbank, CA Preceded by two brothers.

WESTER, Harlan Hubert; b: 4Oct1917, Concord, IL; d: 8Apr1985, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Concord, IL; fa: Hubert Wester; mo: Mariam Henderson. A resident of rural Ashland, IL Survived by two sisters: Helen Miller of Murrayville and Dorothy Pepper of Springfield, IL

WESTER, James Louis "Jetter"; b: (not stated); d: 1Aug1983, TX; bu: Pasadena, TX; m: Wilhelmina (surname and date/place not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). A resident of Houston, TX; formerly of Ashland, IL Survived by his wife; son: James L., Jr. of Texas and Joseph G. of Texas, Carl of Ashland, Thomas of Union City, CA, and Robert of Virginia; daughters: Eleanor Corbin and Reida Wester, both of Kansas, Juanita Hansen of Los Angeles, CA, Frances Watson of Houston, TX, and Patricia Brown of Fairfax, Va.; 31 grand and 11 g-grandchildren.

WESTERFELD, Hugo H.; b: 4Apr1916, Meredosia, IL; d: 11Jan1991, Petersburg, IL (Mason City Area Nursing Home); bu: Oakland Cemetery, Petersburg, IL; m: Esther M. Wilken on 23Oct1976 in Petersburg, IL; fa: Fred Westerfeld; mo: Lydia Roegge. Wife preceded in death 28Dec1980. A resident of Glenview, IL Survived by five nieces: Mary Ratliff of Petersburg, Carolyn Walquist of Belknap, Marina McConnell and Margaret Westerfeld, both of Greenview, and Jancie Munsch of Beason; one nephew: John Westerfeld. Preceded by three brothers and one sister.

WESTERFELD, Rudolph G.; b: 16Apr1909, Meredosia, IL; d: 19Jun1989, Petersburg, IL (Menard Nursing Home); bu: Oakland Cemetery, Meredosia, IL; M; Helen M. Crispin on 25May1943 in Petersburg, IL; fa: Fred Westerfeld; mo: Lydia Roegge. Wife preceded in death 20Apr1989. A resident of Greenview, IL Survived by five daughters: Mary Ratliff and Marina McConnell, both of Petersburg, Carolyn Walquist of Belknap, Janice Munsch of Beason, and Margaret Westerfeld of Greenview; a son: John Westerfeld of Greenview; 15 grandchildren; and a brother: Hugo H. Westerfeld of Greenview. Preceded by two brothers and a sister.

WESTERFIELD, Catherine (Elias); b: 10Mar1926, Fulton Co., IL; d: 18Jan1996, Peoria, IL (St. Francis Medical Center); bu: Shield Chapel Cemetery, rural Canton, IL; m: Everett Westerfield on 7Mar1954 in rural Canton, IL; fa: Samuel Elias; mo: Ida Foster. Husband preceded in death 19Aug1986. A resident of Canton, IL Survived by two sons: Mark A. of Canton and Terry L. of Carrollton; two brothers: Lewis and Franklin Sprecher, both of Canton; and two sisters: Bernice Kruschinsky and Dale Hamilton, both of Canton. Preceded by one brother and four sisters.

WESTERHOLD, Addie D. (Seely); b: 19Apr1905, White Hall, IL; d: 4Dec1981, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: White Hall, IL; m: Ray Westerhold on 19Feb1938 (place not stated); fa: Elra Seely; mo: Alma Pearl Wilkerson. Survived by her husband; two sons: Bill of Houston, TX and John of Kokomo, IN; five grandchildren; a sister: Ruby Sykes of Santa Rosa, CA; ;and a brother: Kenneth Seely of Carrollton. Preceded by a brother.

WESTERHOLD, Alfred F.; b: 16Jul1907, Jerseyville, IL; d: 16Feb1985, Springfield, IL (Memorial Hospital); bu: White Hall, IL; m: Edith Campbell on 18Feb1932 in White Hall, IL; fa: Edward S. Westerhold; mo: Mary Stahlhut. A resident of White Hall, IL Survived by his wife; one son: Wayne E. Westerhold of St. Louis, MO; two grandsons: Wayne E. and Frederick A. Westerhold; three sisters: Mrs. Edna Douglas of Patterson, Mrs. Helen Ford of Roodhouse, and Mrs. Vera Childress of Roodhouse; three brothers: Raymond W. Westerhold of White Hall, Edward H. Westerhold of White Hall, and Glen G. Westerhold of Roodhouse. Preceded by two brothers.

WESTERHOLD, R. W. "Ray"; b: 31Oct1909, Jerseyville, IL; d: 30May1992, rural White Hall, IL; bu: White Hall, IL; m: Addie Dee Seely on 19Feb1938 in Bowling Green, MO; fa: Edward F. Westerhold; mo: Mary Stahlhut. A resident of rural White Hall, IL Survived by two sons: Bill of Burlington, Iowa and John of Kokomo, Ind.; six grandchildren; two brothers: Edward of White Hall and Glen of Grass Valley, Oregon; and three sisters: Edna Douglas of Patterson, and Helen Ford and Vera Childress, both of Roodhouse. Preceded by three brothers: Leo, Louis and Alfred.

WESTERHOLD, Wayne; b: 1Mar1935, White Hall, IL; d: 1Nov1996, Jerseyville, IL (Jersey County Hospital); bu: (not stated); m: Bernice Meyers on 12Apr1958 in Alton, IL; fa: Alfred F. Westerhold; mo: Edith Campbell. Survived by his wife; two sons: Wayne (wife, Cathy) of Raleigh, N.C. and Fred (wife, Kellie) of Dallas, TX; his mother of White Hall; and one grandson. Preceded by his father.

WESTERMEYER, Emma Ella (Marsh); b: 26Aug1897, Scott Co., IL; d: 13Feb1983, Scott County Nursing Center, Jerseyville, IL; bu: Hillcrest Cemetery, near Bluffs, IL; m: Fred Westermeyer in 1918 (place not stated); fa: Henry Marsh; mo: Mary Wischmeyer. Husband preceded in death in 1946. A resident of Bluffs, IL Survived by a son: Wilbur of Bluffs; two grandsons: Donald and Kenneth, both of rural Bluffs; five g-grandchildren; and a brother: Frank Marsh of rural Bluffs. Preceded by a daughter and a brother.

WESTERMEYER, Marie (Middendorf); b: 3Sep1894, Scott Co., IL; d: 15Nov1976, Quincy, IL; bu: Hillcrest Cemetery, southwest of Bluffs, IL; m: Henry Westermeyer (date and place not stated); fa: George Middendorf; mo: Sarah Vortman. Husband preceded in death 11Feb1938. A former resident of Bluffs, IL Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Lester (Agnes) Baker of Quincy; a grandson: Michael Baker of Quincy; two sisters: Mrs. May Gregory of Centralia, MO, and Mrs. Harry Werries of Meredosia.

WESTERMEYER, Wilma (Balke); b: 1Apr1919, Winchester, IL; d: 26Aug1995, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Hillcrest Cemetery, near Bluffs, IL; m: Wilbur Westermeyer on 1Jun1941 in Bluffs, IL; fa: Henry Balke; mo: Lydia Krueger. A resident of Bluffs. Survived by her husband; two sons: Donald (wife, Esther) of Bluffs and Kenneth (wife, Gretchen) of Bluffs; five grand and two g-grandchildren; one brother: Merle Balke of Winchester; and three sisters: Frieda Balke, Verna Lawless and Lucille Summers, all of Winchester. Preceded by a brother: Carl; and one sister: Amelia Baird.

WESTERN, Halmer H.; b: 26Aug1906, Grange Co., Tenn.; d: 1Mar1976, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Aileen Long on 19Jun1929 (place not stated); fa: DeWitt Western; mo: Lucy Crews. Survived by his wife; two sons: Bill Western of Assumption and Gerald Western of Vermillion, Ohio; a sister: Lavada Kack of Knoxville, Tenn.; five grand and two g-grandchildren.

WESTERN, Steve Allan; b: 15Feb1952, Jacksonville, IL; d: 20May1982, Illinois Route 78, north of Jacksonville, IL; bu: Asbury Cemetery; m: Barbra Jean McCulloch on 5Oct1974 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Amos Western; mo: Frances Moxon. A resident of rural Jacksonville, IL Survived by his wife; his mother; three children: Nathan Samuel, 4, Rachel Jean, 2, and Jarred Paul, four days old; two brothers: Richard Western of Champaign and Kent Western of Mahomet; a sister: Mrs. Mark (Janet) Arnold of Jacksonville; and his maternal grandmother: Mrs. Ruth Moxon of Jacksonville.

WESTLAKE, Joe; b: 1Oct1910, Pike Co., IL; d: 23Apr1981, Pittsfield, IL ; bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: Miezie L. Nauser on 10Jan1996 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: Bertrand Westlake; mo: Edna Rose. A resident of rural Pittsfield, IL Survived by his wife; a step-daughter: Mrs. Pat Doss of Louisiana, MO; a grandson; a brother: Bert of Bennington, Idaho; three sisters: Mrs. Elyron Doyle, Mrs. Mary Balsman and Mrs. Imogene Fisher, all of Pittsfield.

WESTLAKE, William C.; b: 9Jan1912, Newburg Township, Pike Co., IL; d: 10Mar1984, Pittsfield, IL; bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: Henrietta Campbell (date and place not stated); fa: Cassius Westlake; mo: Edith Clayton. Wife preceded in death. WWII Army vet. (No survivors listed)

WESTMORLAN, Orville L. "Wes"; b: 12Feb1908, Bloomington, IN; d: 6May1993, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Nell Burch on 17Jun1934 in Bloomington, IN; fa: Oscar Westmorlan; mo: Goldie Clendening. WWII Navy vet. Survived by his wife; three daughters: Mrs. Pete (Donna) Rooney of Chatham, and Mrs. Gary (Joann) Campbell and Linda Black, both of Clearwater, Fla.; six grand and six g-grandchildren.

WESTNEDGE, Danny Lee; b: 5Mar1939, White Hall, IL; d: 9Feb1994, near White Hall, IL; bu: White Hall, IL; m: Carol J. Peters on 30Aug1959 in White Hall, IL; fa: Phillip K. Westnedge; mo: Pauline D. Camp. A resident of rural White Hall, IL Survived by his wife; three sons: Duane (wife, Patty) Westnedge, Kevin Westnedge and Darin Westnedge, all of White Hall; two daughters: Mrs. Mason (Debby) Morrow of White Hall and Mrs. Jamie (Krista) Martin of Jacksonville; one sister: Mrs. William (Phyllis) Hodge of St. Charles, MO; and six grandchildren.

WESTNEDGE, Pauline (Camp); b: 7Feb916, Roodhouse, IL; d: 11Sep1982, White Hall, IL; bu: White Hall, IL; m: Phillip Westnedge on 23May1939 (place not stated); fa: Claude Camp; mo: Irene Nelson. Husband preceded in death 15Jan1979. Survived by a son: Danny of White Hall; a daughter: Mrs. William (Phyllis) Hodge of Florissant, MO; two sisters: Mary Spencer of San Antonio, TX and Mrs. Robert (Betty) Smith of Pekin; three brothers: C. L. Camp of Virden, Kenneth Camp of Rock Falls, and Lloyd Camp of Sterling; six grandchildren; and one g-grandchild. Preceded by a brother.

WESTNEDGE, Phillip K.; b: 27Sep1909, White Hall, IL; d; 15Jan1979, White Hall, IL; bu: White Hall, IL; m: Pauline Camp on 23May1939 (place not stated)fa: Joseph Westnedge; mo: Charlotte Owden. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. William (Phyllis) Hodge of Florissant, MO; and one son: Danny Westnedge of White Hall; two brothers: Shirley and T.O., both of White Hall; one sister: Emmadine Walton, whose address was not available; and six grandchildren.

WESTROPE, Gladys Edith (Taylor); b: 16Dec1913, Jacksonville, IL; d: 13Jan1988, Jacksonville, IL; bu: East Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Clarence Virgil Westrope on 10Nov1939 in Bowling Green, MO; fa: Henry Taylor; mo: Peoria Belle Buck. Survived by her husband; two daughters: Linda York and Mrs. William (Sandra) Lyons, both of Jacksonville; a son: Gary Lee Westrope of Bell Flower, CA; 10 grand and 10 g-grandchildren; a brother: Lee O. Taylor of Princeton; and a sister: Ethel Smith of Jacksonville. Preceded by two brothers and a sister.

WETSTEIN, John W.; b: 30Jun1911, Electra, TX; d: 1Mar1996, Jerseyville, IL (Greenwood Nursing Home); bu: St. Francis Cemetery, Jerseyville, IL; m: Helen Seiler in Jerseyville, IL; fa: John Wetstein; mo: Anna Weirich. A resident of Carrollton, IL Survived by his wife; several nieces and nephews. Preceded by one brother: Joe Wetstein; and five sisters: Mary Halter, Lena Efdink, Cecilia Seiler, Anna Schuckenbrock and Gertrude Frank.

WETZEL, Bessie Virginia (Copeland); b: 7Feb1900, Blue Mound, IL; d: 22Dec1996, Nokomis, IL (Golden Manor Nursing home); bu: Old Stonington Cemetery, Stonington, IL; m: Gail Wetzel on 28May1919 in Blue Mound, IL; fa: Wilbur Copeland; mo: Elizabeth Moss. Husband preceded in death in March, 1969. A resident of Jacksonville, IL; formerly of Moweaqua. Survived by a son: Rheem of Blue Mound; two daughters: Mary Ellen Hoffman of Pana and Maudie Allen of Jacksonville; 13 grandsons; 28 g-grand and 3 g-g-grandchildren.

WETZEL, Gerald L.; b: 26Jun1942, St. Louis, MO; d: 21Dec1987, Jacksonville, IL; bu: East Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Elaine Lawson on 20Jun1964 (place not stated); fa: William Thomas; mo: Leora Senters. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Bruce (Debbie) Bowen of Jacksonville; a granddaughter: Shonda Bowen of Jacksonville; two brothers: Billy Thomas and Gary Thomas of Jacksonville; and a sister: Mrs. Jack (Nancy) Fritts of Jacksonville.

WETZEL, Manning J.; b: 15Jul1910, Carlinville Il.; d: 10Apr1988, Carrollton Il. (Boyd Memorial Hospital); bu: Carrollton, IL; m: 1) Marie Klunk (date and place not stated); and 2) Dicie Witt on 4Feb1966 in Vandalia, IL; fa: Joseph Wetzel; mo: Roberta Robinson. 1st wife preceded in death. WWII Navy vet. Survived by his wife and a sister: Louise Brown of Gillespie. Preceded by a sister: Minnie Davis.

WETZEL, Masie Verna; b: 11Mar1903, Perry, IL; d: 29Mar1995, Pittsfield, IL (Illini Hospital); bu: Wilson Cemetery, Perry, IL; fa: Henry Wetzel; mo: Grace Coupland. A resident of the Good Sheppard Boarding Home, Milton, IL; formerly of Portland, Oregon. Survived by two nieces: Mrs. James (Betty) Logan of Griggsville and Glenola Six of Portland, Oregon and their families. Preceded by a brother: Arland Dean Wetzel.

WETZEL, Theodore C.; b: 1906, Meredosia, IL; d: 26Sep1996, North Chicago, IL (Veteran's Home); bu: (not stated); m: Eleanor (surname and date/place not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). A resident of Gurnee, IL WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; one daughter: Carroll Wilkinson of Morgantown, W.V.; one son: Thomas of Oak Park; and two grandsons.

WEYGANDT, Ernest C.; b: 19Jan1900, Jeromesville, Ohio; d: 5Aug1996, Jacksonville, IL (Barton Stone Nursing Home); bu: Willow Branch Cemetery, Waynesville, Ohio; m: Sylvia Opal Davis in 1919 (place not stated); fa: Milo David Weygandt; mo: Emma Corman. Wife preceded in death 15Nov1989. A resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Lima, Ohio. Survived by two daughters: Loretta M. Robinson of Tustin, CA, and Mrs. Ambrose (Nancy E.) Stump of Jacksonville; eight grand and eight g-grandchildren. Preceded by one son: William Davis Weygandt; and one grandson: Kirk David Tate.

WEYL, Edna Mae (Howe) Chamberlain; b: 12Dec1903, Murphysboro, IL; d: 28Feb1984, Arenzville, IL; bu: Arenzville, IL; m: 1) Dwight Laurence Chamberlain; and 2) Garnett Weyl (date and places not stated); fa: K. Howe; ;mo: Matilda Ray. 1st husband preceded in death in 1941. A resident of rural Arenzville. Survived by a son: Billy Gene Chamberlain of Jacksonville; two daughters: Mrs. Gordon (Doris) Lippert of Arenzville and Mrs. Harold (Garnet) Cook of Jacksonville; 15 grand and 12 g-grandchildren. Preceded by a son, a daughter, a brother, and two sisters.

WEYL, Garnett M. "Bill"; b: 3Mar1920, Mt. Carmel, IL; d: 27Dec1993, Jacksonville, IL; bu: East Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Edna Howe (date and place not stated); fa: Clarence N. Weyl; mo: Martha Marx. Wife preceded in death 28Feb1984. A resident of Jacksonville. Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Harold (Garnet) Cook of Jacksonville; a son: Billy G. Weyl of Jacksonville; six grandchildren; one bother: Nelson Weyl of Floral City, Fla.; and two sisters.

WHALEN, David Joseph; b: 12Jul1972, Jacksonville, IL; d: 27Dec1979, Springfield, IL (Memorial Hospital_; bu: Sacred Heart Cemetery, east of Franklin, IL; fa: James Whalen; mo: Patricia Hayes. A resident of Waverly, IL Survived by his parents; three brothers: James, Timothy and Jon; and a sister: Julie, all at home; maternal grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. Raymond Hayes of rural Jacksonville; and paternal grandmother; Mrs. Richard (Frances) Whalen of Waverly.

WHALEN, Joseph Matthew; b: 24Oct1927, Jacksonville, IL; d: 1Nov1995, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Sacred Heart Cemetery, Franklin, IL; m: Josephine Nash on 28Nov1953 in Winchester, IL; fa: Dennis Whalen; mo: Mary Kennedy. A resident of Franklin, IL Korean War Army vet. Survived by his wife; six sons: Hugh (wife, Brenda) Whalen of Lincoln, John (wife, Lori) Whalen of Franklin, Phillip Whalen of Franklin, Mark (wife, Barbara) Whalen of Jacksonville, Dennis (wife, Michelle) Whalen of Fargo, N.D., and William (wife, Ann) Whalen of Jacksonville; two daughters: Mrs. Peter (Rebecca) Russotto of Jacksonville and Mrs. Steven (Elaine) Beech of Red Wing, Minn.; nine grandchildren; one brother: Daniel Whalen of New Berlin; and two sisters: Mrs. William (Anne) Martin of Sun City, Arizona and Mrs. A. B. (Mary Margaret) Caldwell of Franklin. Preceded by one brother: Thomas.

WHALEN, Mary Frances (Allen); b: 25Jun1905, Kentucky; d: 30May1987, Girard, IL (Pleasant Hill Village); bu: Sacred Heart Cemetery, Franklin, IL; m: Richard Whalen in October, 1927 (place not stated); fa: Thomas Allen; mo: Helen Clark. Husband preceded in death in 1971. A resident of Waverly, IL Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Jerry (Helen) Bieller of Waverly and Mrs. William (Elizabeth) Kindred of Jacksonville; one son: James F. Whalen of Waverly; 13 grand and six g-grandchildren; and one brother: Leo Allen of Franklin. Preceded by one son; two grandsons; two brothers; and one sister.

WHALEN, Richard E, Sr.; b: 11Aug1928, Waverly, IL; d: 27Nov1984, Beardstown, IL (Hospital); bu: Sacred Heart Cemetery, Franklin, IL; m: Bernice Christy (date and place not stated); fa; Richard Whalen; mo: Mary Frances Allen. A resident of Waverly, IL Korean War vet. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Catherine Christy Jurkiewicz of South Bend, IN; three sons: Richard E., Jr. and Patrick M., both of Franklin, and Michael J., at home; one brother: James F. of Waverly; and two sisters: Mrs. Jerry (Helen) Bieller and Mrs. William (Elizabeth) Kindred, both of Waverly; and three grandchildren.

WHALEN, Stephen A.; b: 1Feb1964, Springfield, IL; d: 7Sep1995, Springfield, IL; bu: Calvary Cemetery, Springfield, IL; fa Daniel Whalen; mo: Nancy Gaffigan. Survived by his parents of New Berlin; three brothers: Kevin of Gridley, David of Springfield, Va., and Gregory Whalen of Normal; one sister: Mrs. Steve (Regina) Doerner of Chicago; two nieces; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

WHALIN, Hazen S.; b: 25Apr1900, Crooked Creek, Jasper Co., IL; d: 11May1996, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; ; m: Esther Phares on 12Feb1932 in n, IL; fa: Solomon Thomas Whalin; mo: Rose Cummins. Survived by his wife; one daughter: Barbara W. (husband, J. Earle, Jr.) Mankant of Tallahassee, Fla. Preceded by five brothers and two sisters.

WHARTON, Fred; b: 10Dec1900, Jacksonville, IL; d: 2Jan1990, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Marjorie Estes (date and place not stated); fa: Alfred Wharton; mo: Henrietta Anderson. A resident of the Jacksonville Convalescent Center, Jacksonville, IL Survived by his wife; three sisters: Minerva Challans, Mrs. Wilbur (Felicia) DeFrates, and Virginia Lonergan, all of Jacksonville; and several nieces and nephews.

WHARTON, Marjorie (Estes); b: 19Dec1900, Harrisburg, IL; d: 22Sep1993, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Fred Wharton on23Sep1919 in Sangamon Co., IL; fa: Elbert Estes; mo: Fannie B. Sadler. Husband preceded in death 2Jun1990. A resident of the Jacksonville Convalescent Center. (No survivors listed) Preceded by one sister: Merwin Brady.

WHARTON, Tanner Reid; b: 3Jun1993, Quincy, IL; d: 3Jun1993, Quincy, IL (Hospital); bu: Park Lawn Cemetery, Barry, IL; fa: Rusty L. Wharton; mo: Lynn Brace. Parents were residents of Barry. Survived by his parents; paternal grandparents: Sharon Wharton of Hannibal, MO, Ivan Wharton of Camp Point; paternal step-grandmother: Betty Wharton of Camp Point; maternal grandparents: James and ‘Edith Brace of Barry; great-grandparents: Hazel Frese of Quincy, Erma Koontz of Quincy, and Irene Evans of Camp Point; one twin sister: Taylor Lynn Wharton, at home; and several aunts and uncles.

WHATLEY, Elmer G.; b: 21Sep1915, Long Leaf, Iowa; d: 19Dec1990, Iowa City, Iowa (Veteran's Admin Hospital); bu: Oak Wood Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: Mary Ann Tyler on 23Mar1951 in Cartersville, MO; fa: William Jackson Whatley; mo: Maude Mae Wiggins. A resident of Pittsfield. WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; three sons: Paul of Griggsville, Daniel of O'Fallon, MO, and Samuel of Collinsville; two daughters: Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Nichols of Miamisburg, Ohio, and Mrs. Rebecca Ann McCoy of Maumee, Ohio; 12 grandchildren; three brothers: Harvey of Nacogdoches, TX, Harold of Long Leaf, Iowa, and Horace of Denver, Colorado. Preceded by two sisters and two brothers.

WHEATON, Mabel V. (Alexander); b: 20Oct1905, Arenzville, IL; d: 2May1996, Jacksonville, IL (Morgan View Nursing Home); bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Archie L. Wheaton on 30Apr1921 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: James Alexander; mo: Alice Dyer. Husband preceded in death 17Jul1963. Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Fred (Esther) Eggers of Denver, Colo.; and one nephew. Preceded by one son: William Wesley Wheaton; and one brother: Russell Alexander.

WHEELAN, Enola E. (Hill); b: 25Jan1904, near Barry, IL; d: 1Jan1993, Barry, IL; bu: Park Lawn Cemetery, Barry, IL; m: George Putnam Wheelan on 29May1925 in Quincy, IL; fa: James Hill; mo: Belle Hazelrigg. Husband preceded in death 17Sep1971. Survived by three daughters: Mrs. Kenneth (Betty) Kendall, Mrs. Robert (Mari) Williams and Mrs. William (Frances) Croxville, all of Barry; three grand and three g-grandchildren. Preceded by two brothers and one sister.

WHEELAN, Fannie B. (Robb); b: 11Aug1891, Sedalia, MO; d: 15Dec1982, Quincy, IL (Blessing Hospital); bu: Park Lawn Cemetery, Barry, IL; m: J. Scully Wheelan on 9Aug1913 in Barry, IL; fa: Mortimer Robb; mo: Eliza Jane Hutchinson. Husband preceded in death 17Oct1966. A resident of Barry, IL Survived by two sons: William of Barry and Ralph of Iola, Wisc.; and three daughters: Mrs. Eileen Hoyt of Barry and Mrs. Annabel Johnston and Mrs. Betty Torrens, both of Quincy; 13 grand and 21 g-grandchildren; one brother: George Robb of Pittsfield; and two sisters: Mrs. Edith Mellon Barry and Mrs. Ethel Taylor of Oak Harbor, Washington. Preceded in death by one brother, three sisters, one grandchild and one g-grandchild.

WHEELAN, John Henry; b: 2Mar1889, Seaton, IL; d: 10May1983, Washington, Iowa; bu: Washington, Iowa; m: (not stated); fa: Thomas Wheelan; mo: Susan Duffy. Survived by four children: Mrs. Robert (Roberta) Clark of Arenzville, Donald Wheelan of Oklahoma City, Okla., Mrs. Bernard (Esther) Blaine of Kansas City, MO, and Mike Wheelan of Washington; 19 grand and 15 g-grandchildren; two brothers: Frank Wheelan of San Antonio, TX, and Clarence Wheelan of Lafayette, La.; and one sister: Mrs. Herbert (Rose) Shockley of Ludington, Michigan.

WHEELER, Adaline (Fergerson); b: 1Oct1911, Greene Co., IL; d: 27Apr1986, Carrollton, IL (Boyd Hospital); bu: Kane, IL; m: William Guy Wheeler on 29Jul1951, Kane, IL; fa: Charles Fergerson; mo: Jeanette Reno. Husband preceded in death 1Aug1980. A resident of Kane, IL (No survivors listed). Preceded in death by one sister: Lucille Reynolds of Kane; and one brother: Everett Fergerson of Kane.

WHEELER, Alma M. (Dannenbrink); b; 23Dec1893 (place not stated); d: 10Apr1988, Pittsfield, IL (Nursing Center); bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: Irving W. Wheeler on 29May1943 in Quincy, IL; fa: William Dannenbrink ;mo: Alvina (surname not stated). Husband preceded in death 22Jan1967. A resident of Pittsfield. Survived by a step-daughter: Mrs. Margaret Lacy of Pittsfield; a nephew: Ellsworth Lambert of Oroville, CA; and several cousins.

WHEELER, Beulah (Hughes); b: 13Jun1915, Bristol, Va.; d: 17Jan1987, Chapin, IL; bu: Chapin, IL; m: Howard Eugene Wheeler in October, 1932 (place not stated); fa: Samuel Hughes; mo: Maxine Kilborne. Husband preceded in death in 1950. A resident of Chapin. Survived by one daughter: Lois Wheeler of Chapin; two brothers: James Hughes of Morristown, Tenn., and Charles Hughes of Salinas, CA; three sisters: Mrs. Edythe Drennon of Bulls Gap, Tenn., Mrs. Ruby Dawson of Dandridge, Tenn., and Mrs. Lois Meyer of Talbott, Tenn. Preceded by one brother and two sisters.

WHEELER, Bryant L.; b: 16Feb1893, Carrollton, IL; d: 20Dec1986, Carrollton, IL (Reisch Nursing Home); bu: Carrollton, IL; fa: Eldon Wheeler; mo: Florence Long. A resident of Carrollton. WWI vet. Survived by one niece: Jane Niederhauser of Bonn, West Germany.

WHEELER, Carey; b: 9not stated); d: 6Apr1982, Los Angeles, CA; bu: (not stated); m: Bertha Black (date and place not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). Both he and his wife were former residents of Jacksonville, IL (No survivors listed)

WHEELER, Carrie A. (Sarius); b: 10Oct1897, Brighton, IL; d: 25Sep1988, Jacksonville, IL (Barton Stone Home); bu: Pulliam Cemetery, Modesto, IL; m: Kenneth L. Wheeler on 19Apr1941 (place not stated); fa: Frank C. Sarius; mo: Kate M. Lauck. Husband preceded in death 13Aug1975. A resident of Waverly, IL Survived by one niece and two nephews. Preceded by a twin brother: Harry; and one sister: Pearl.

WHEELER, Cecil Dwight; b: 26Jul1910, Montezuma, IL; d: 20Oct1976, Pittsfield, IL (Illini Hospital); bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: Catherine E. Graham on 28Nov1934 (place not stated); fa: Benjamin Wheeler; mo: Edna M. Mullenix. A resident of Milton, IL Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. James (Wanda) Oedewaldt of Peoria and Mrs. James (Janet) Cloyd of Pekin; five grandchildren; and a bother: John Wheeler of rural Milton.

WHEELER, Claude; b: 23Sep1889, near Waverly, IL; d: 28Aug1981, Jacksonville, IL (Convalescent Center); bu: Pulliam Cemetery, Modesto, IL; m: 1) Katherine Nevius; and 2) Iva Goff; and 3) Inez Smith (dates and places not stated); fa: William Wheeler; mo: Esther Whitlock. A resident of Modesto, IL All three wives preceded him in death; 1st one in 1922. Survived by a son: Stanley Wheeler of Modesto; a step-son: Howard Smith of Pana; a step-daughter: Opal Shelton of Jacksonville; a grandson; and three g-grandchildren.

WHEELER, Clifford W. "Buster"; b: 19Mar1931, Versailles, IL; d: 25Jul1983, Beardstown, IL; bu: West Side Cemetery, Versailles, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Albert O. Wheeler; mo: Margaret Winzelman. A resident of Beardstown; formerly of Versailles and Mt. Sterling, IL Survived by his father of Mt. Sterling and his mother of Davenport, Iowa; three children: Roger and Mike of Rushville, Danny of Beardstown; two brothers: Raymond of Mt. Sterling and Sherman of Bluffs; and one sister: Nellie Mae Lamma of Basco.

WHEELER, Ed; b: (date not stated), Philadelphia, Pa; d: 17Jun1981, Jacksonville, IL; bu: (cremated); m: Margaret MacGregor on 6Jan1932 (place not stated); fa: Charles F. Wheeler; mo: Lillian Sohn. A resident of Jacksonville. Survived by his wife, three children: Mrs. Ernie (Pamela) Lair of Winnetka, Mrs. Norman D. (Cynthia) Isabel of Fountain Valley, Calf., and Ned of this city; five grandchildren; and a twin sister: Paulina Wenrich of Fort Myers, Fla.

WHEELER, Edna Rowena (Angelo); b: 8Mar1923, Scott Co., IL; d: 8Apr1988, Jacksonville, IL (Convalescent Center); bu: Winchester, IL; m: Richard "Pete" Wheeler on 21Jun1941 in Bowling Green, MO; fa: James Albert Angelo; mo: Emma Renner. Husband preceded in death 2Apr1975. A resident of Scott Co., IL Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Owen (Debra) Brown of Roseville; four grandchildren: Richard Barnard of North Canton, Eric and Michelle Brown of Barry, and Jeff Brown of Roseville; a brother: Charles Angelo of Monmouth; and a sister: Lucille Robinson of Winchester. Preceded by two daughters: Linda Sue Wheeler and Connie Winningham.

WHEELER, Erma V. (Smith) Dary; b: 26Oct1910, Pearl, IL; d: 27Apr1992, Pearl, Il; bu: Green Pond Christian Church Cemetery, near Pearl, IL; m: 1) Ned E. Dary; and 2) Paul Wheeler (dates and places not stated); fa: John W. Smith; mo: Alma Donohoo. 1st husband preceded in death 13Apr1972; 2nd in 1979. A resident of Pearl, IL Survived by a brother: Jesse E. Smith of Pearl; and a sister: Mary Olive Schuecking of Peoria. Preceded by a brother: Glenn Smith.

WHEELER, Ethel M. (Boyle); b: 21Jul1892, near Pearl, IL; d: 6Apr1981, Pittsfield, IL (Illini Hospital); bu: Crescent Heights Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, IL; m: Clifford Wheeler on 20Sep1910 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: Elmer Boyle; mo: Delilah Guthrie. Husband preceded in death 28Jun1972. A resident of Pittsfield Nursing Home; formerly of Pleasant Hill. Survived by a son: Lloyd Wheeler of Missoula, Montana; three daughters: Mrs. Edgar (Nona) Kirtland of San Mateo, Fla., Mrs. Lavern (Jessie) Drake of Louisiana, MO, and Mrs. C. W. (Vera) Curtis of Pittsfield; a foster daughter: Karma Bradley of Louisiana, MO; 13 grand, 25 g-grand and five g-g-grandchildren; a half-brother: Ernie Boyle of Axtell, Kansas; and a half-sister: Eva Almont of Denver, Colo. Preceded by a son, two grandchildren, three g-grandchildren and two half-brother and one half-sister.

WHEELER, Flossie; b: 24Nov1916, Chambersburg, IL; d: 10Apr1994, Pittsfield, IL (Illini Hospital); bu: Wilson Cemetery, Perry, IL; fa: Jonas Wheeler; mo: Amanda Ellen Clark. A resident of Pittsfield. Survived by one sister: Elsie Wainman of Pittsfield; four nieces and five nephews. Preceded by her parents; one sister: Mildred Neff; and two brothers: Virgil and Lyle Wheeler.

WHEELER, Floy (Stevenson); b: 4Jul1895, near Arcadia, IL; d: 29May1979, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: H. E. "Dick" Wheeler on 25Dec1924 (place not stated); fa: Henry Stevenson; mo: (not stated). Husband preceded in death 10Dec1961. Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Mildred Whitton of Jacksonville; a granddaughter: Kathy Kovacek of Gurnee; a grandson: Steven Whitton of Jacksonville; and a g-granddaughter: Kristin Kovacek of Gurnee. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

WHEELER, George H.; b: 26Aug1915, Greenfield, IL; d: 16Nov1978, Mesa, Arizona; bu: Oak Wood Cemetery, Greenfield, IL; m: (not stated); fa: John Wheeler; mo: Bertha Ringhausen. A resident of Phoenix. Survived by a daughter: Janis Wheeler of Galesburg; and a sister: Jamima Wheeler of Hawaii. Preceded by two sisters and a brother.

WHEELER, Hazel I.; b: 8Dec1900, LaPlata, MO; d: 7Feb1982, Jacksonville, IL (Convalescent Center); bu: Carlinville, IL; fa: Charles Wheeler; mo: Mollie Slagel. Survived by one brother: Bland E. Wheeler of Springfield; and one niece: Mrs. Thomas (Joy) Gibbons of Ridgewood, N.J. Preceded by one sister.

WHEELER, Jack L.; b: 20Dec1938, Red Boiling Springs, Tenn.; b: 28Sep1993, Rushville, IL; bu: (not stated); m: Marilyn Elmore on 4Jan1959 in Mattoon, IL; fa: George Eugene Wheeler; mo: Nell Lovelady. A resident of Rushville. Marine vet (1956-1960). Survived by his wife; his father of Elgin; a daughter: Mrs. David (Cindy) Downs of Rushville; one granddaughter; a brother: Michael Wheeler of Mt. Zion; a sister: Mrs. David (Jan) Anderson of Rushville; four nieces and four nephews. Preceded by his mother; a brother: Gene Wheeler; and a sister: Jenny Lynn Wheeler.

WHEELER, Jessie Applegate (Ford); b: 17Jun1893, Patterson, IL; d: 9Jan1981, White Hall, IL; bu: Pine Tree Cemetery, near Patterson, IL; m: 1) Fred Applegate; and 2) Frank Wheeler (dates and places not stated); fa: James Ford; mo: Sarah Baxter. Both husband preceded in death; the 1st in 1945. A resident of White Hall. Survived by two sons: Rex Applegate of Rockford and Terry Applegate of Kilgore, TX; a daughter: Mrs. Eldon (Martha) Miller of Galesburg; six grand and seven g-grandchildren; and a brother: Loren Ford of Roodhouse. Preceded by six brothers and four sisters.

WHEELER, Lela G. (Ogg); b: 27Apr1893, Scottville, IL; d: 2May1985, Decatur, IL (Fairhaven Christian Home); bu: West Cemetery, Scottville, IL; m: Guy Wheeler (date and place not stated); fa: Albert Ogg; ;mo: Dora Walker. Husband preceded in death in 1965. A resident of Decatur; formerly of Scottville, IL Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Jean Noel of Decatur and Mrs. Betty Bishop of Garden Grove, CA; one son: Stanley of Rochelle; one sister: Mrs. Russell (Velma) Benson of Dectur; eight grand and three g-grandchildren.

WHEELER, Lydia Viola Mae (VanRoder); b: 28Oct1888, Schuyler Co., IL; d: 13Jul1977, Rushville, IL (Culbertson Hospital); bu: Versailles, IL; m: Zale Leroy Wheeler in 1907 (place not stated); fa: John C. VanRoder; mo: Cassie Daughtery. Husband preceded in death. A resident of Mt. Sterling, IL Survived by two sons and a stepson: Roy Wheeler of Rushville, Albert Wheeler of Mt. Sterling, and Paul Wheeler of Hannibal, MO; four grand, 20 g-grand, and seven g-g-grandchildren. Preceded by two brothers and four sisters.

WHEELER, Lyle J.; b: 25Feb1924, Griggsville, IL; d: 30Sep1993, Lincoln, IL (Abraham Lincoln Hospital); bu: Bethel Cemetery, rural Griggsville, IL; m: Geneva E. Pennock on 24Apr1947 in Detroit, IL; fa: Jonas Wheeler; mo: Amanda Clark. A resident of Atlanta; formerly of Detroit. WII Army vet. Survived by his wife; one daughter: Janice Spaits of Creve Coeur, MO; two sons: James Wheeler of Lincoln and Phil Wheeler of Springfield; nine grand and three g-grandchildren; and two sisters: Flossie Wheeler and Elsie Wainman, both of Pittsfield. Preceded by one brother; and one sister.

WHEELER, Lytten "Reggie"; b: (not stated); d: 1May1977, Springfield, IL; bu: Calvary Cemetery, Springfield, IL; m: Margaret (surname and date/place not stated); fa: Andrew Wheeler; mo: Blanche Nergenah. A resident of Springfield; formerly of Literberry; was 47 years of age at death. Survived by his wife; two sons: James and Greg, all of Springfield; two grandchildren; two sisters: Mardell Gish of Jacksonville and Dorothy Denny of Melbourne, Fla. Preceded by a brother: George Wheeler.

WHEELER, Mabel (Murray); b: 24Apr1911, White Hall, IL; d: 13Jun1996, Pekin, IL; bu: (cremated), Belltown, IL; m: Sam Wheeler in 1958 at Peoria, IL; fa: John Murray; mo: Ethel Pinkerton. Husband preceded in death in December, 1974. A resident of Pekin, IL Survived by a sister: Mrs. Dwain (Mary Lou) Kiefer of Manito; one niece: Mrs. Kenneth (Donna) Yonker of Pekin; one nephew: Greg Beebe of Manito. Preceded by one niece.

WHEELER, Margaret (MacGregor); b: (date not stated), London, England; d: 8Sep1989, Highland Park, IL (Hospital); bu: (not stated); m: Ed Wheeler (date and place not stated); fa: John MacGregor; mo: Emma (surname not stated). A resident of Jacksonville, IL for 35 years. Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Erle (Pamela) Lair of Winnetka and Cynthia Isabell of Fountain Valley, CA; one son: Ned Wheeler of Jacksonville; and five grandchildren: Jay Lair of Glenview, Tim and Michael Lair of Winnetka and Daniel and Jennifer Isabell of Fountain Valley, CA

WHEELER, Martha Emma (Hettick); b: 23Feb1894, Scottville, IL; d: 20Nov1995, Jacksonville; bu: Franklin, IL; m: Bruce E. Wheeler on 29Jul1918 in Carlinville, IL; fa: Jesse Barton Hettick; mo: Martha Jane Turner. Husband preceded in death 5May1973. A resident of Jacksonville. Survived by eight nieces and five nephews, including niece, Dorothy Neece of Waverly and great-niece, Wanda Sexton of Jacksonville. Preceded by five brothers: Albert Wilson Hettick, William Elvis Hettick, Jesse Barton Hettick, George Riley Hettick and James Alan Hettick; and two sisters: Mary Celia Hettick Dugger and Hattie Rosella Hettick Neece.

WHEELER, Mary G. (Smithers); b: 28Sep1910, Pearl, IL; d: 8Apr1987, Alamogordo, N.M.; bu: Green Pond Cemetery, near Pearl, IL; m: John C. Wheeler on 26Sep1931 in Winchester, IL; fa: Charles Egbert Smithers; mo: Mary Mae Bauer. Husband preceded in death 11Jan1980. A resident of rural Pearl, IL (No survivors listed)

WHEELER, Melvin Carter "Zeke", Sr.; b: 15Mr1927, Kane, IL; d: 10Oct1991, Carrollton, IL; bu: Carter Cemetery, Carrollton, IL; m: Edith "Dee" Perpening on 21Jun1947 in Edwardsville, IL; fa: Ora L. Wheeler; mo: Ruth Carter. A resident of Carrollton. WWII Navy vet. Survived by his wife; one daughter: Debra Hoots of Carrollton; one son: Ronald Wheeler of Carrollton; seven grandchildren; and two sisters: Elizabeth Beckham and Eunice Batty, both of Carrollton. Preceded by one son: Melvin Carter Wheeler, Jr.; and one brother: Leroy Wheeler.

WHEELER, Neva (Connell); b: 21Oct1919, Benoit, Ala.; d: 1Feb1995, Springfield, IL (Memorial Hospital); m: Stan Wheeler on 16Mar1947 (place not stated); fa: William S. Connell; mo: Mattie L. Perry. A resident of Modesto, IL Survived by her husband; one step-son: Robert of Phoenix, Arizona; one sister: Wilhemina Manlo of San Diego, CA; grand and g-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

WHEELER, Nola May (Sickmeier); b: 2Feb1912, Virden, IL; d: 31Jan1996, Pittsfield, IL (Illini Hospital); bu: Douglas Cemetery, near Milton, IL; m: Vilando F. Wheeler (date and place not stated); fa: Charles Sickmeier; mo; Susan Ann Smith. Husband preceded in death in June, 1956. A resident of Pearl, IL Survived by three sons: Perry Wheeler of Pearl, Charles Warren Wheeler of Texas, and William Martin Wheeler of Benld; six grand and six g-grandchildren; and long-time friend: Russell Ridenour of Pearl. Preceded by a brother: Herman Sickmeier.

WHEELER, Robert Michael; b: 12Jul1963, Rushville, IL; d: 30Aug1984, one mile east of Brooklyn, IL; bu: Brooklyn, IL; fa & mo: (not stated). A resident of Littleton, IL Survived by his parents: Edwin and Joann Morgan; two brothers: Roger of Rushville and Joe of Hopedale; two sisters: Heidi and Cindy, both at home; grandparents: Mrs. Maxine Bedenbender of Brooklyn and Mrs. George Morgan of Montezuma, Iowa, and Albert Wheeler of Mt. Sterling.

WHEELER, Roy Henry; b: 7Feb1908, Rushville, IL; d: 9Oct1978, Rushville Il.; bu: Hersman Cemetery, near Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Margaret Carey in 1969 in Macomb, IL; fa: Zale Leroy Wheeler; mo: Lydia Viola Mae VanOrder. Wife preceded in death in 1972. A resident of rural Rushville, IL Survived by a brother: Albert Wheeler of Mt. Sterling; and a step-brother: Paul Wheeler of Hannibal, MO

WHEELER, William W., Jr.; b: 7Sep1932, Alton, IL; d: 26Apr1988, St. Louis, MO (University Hospital); bu: Richwoods Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; m: Bonnie Yeager on 19Aug1951 in Roodhouse, IL; fa: William Wheeler; mo: Faye Thompson. A resident of Rosewood Heights, IL; formerly of Roodhouse, IL Korean War vet. Survived by his wife; a son: William G. Wheeler of Wood River; a daughter: Linda Maulden of Medora; his mother-in-law: Mrs. Cathleen Yeager of Winchester; a sister-in-law: Marjorie Coonrod of Winchester; and five grandchildren. Preceded by two brothers: Stanley Hardwick and Leroy Hardwick.

WHEELHOUSE, Agnes P. (Smith); b: 6Dec1911, Versailles, IL; d: 26Sep1987, Rushville, IL; bu: Rushville, IL; m: (not stated); fa: George Smith; mo: Pearl Herron. A resident of Rushville. Survived by one daughter: Mrs. William (Janet) Dugger of Springfield; one granddaughter; and two sisters: Mrs. Grace Powell and Mrs. Doris Morrell, both of Rushville. Preceded by one infant son: George Richard; and one infant sister.

WHEELHOUSE, Jennie B. (Rauch); b: 7Feb1886, Fulton Co., IL; d: 16Jan1978, Rushville, IL; bu: Mausoleum, Astoria, IL; m: Walter Wheelhouse on 26Feb1916 in Chicago, Il; fa: David Rauch; mo: Cora Knock. Husband preceded in death 10Jan1947. A resident of Rushville. Survived by a son: Wayne of Rushville; two grand and three g-grandchildren; four sisters: Mrs. Olo Rohrer of Springfield, Mrs. Carrie Young and Miss Irene Rauch, both of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Mrs. Maxine E. Dresback of Decatur; and a brother: Dwight Rauch of San Bernardino, CA Preceded by two sisters and two brothers.

WHEELHOUSE, Violet (VanOrder); b: 4Oct1915, Rushville, IL; d: 15Oct1992, Beardstown, IL (Myers Nursing Home); bu: Rushville, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Edward VanOrder; mo: Katie Conrad. A resident of Rushville. Survived by two daughters: Patricia J. Moyer of Forest, Ohio and Peggy K. Wheelhouse of Baird, TX; 11 grand and 23 G-grandchildren; two brothers: Ralph VanOrder of Burlington, Iowa and Robert VanOrder of Blue Island; three sisters: Margaret Quinn of Beardstown, Faye Steele of Gary, IN, and Edna Wright of Farmington. Preceded by one son: Richard; one daughter: Donna Joyce; two granddaughters; two brothers; and one sister.

WHEELOCK, Chantal Yvonne; b: 27Sep1979, Decatur, IL; d: 25Jan1985, Nebo, IL; bu: Nebo, IL; fa: George Wheelock; mo: Rebecca Prouse. A resident of Nebo. (Died with her mother and brother in a home fire) Survived by her father of Nebo; grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. John Wheelock of Petersburg and Mr. & Mrs. Albert Prouse of Golden, CA; and great-grandparents: Claude Graham of Golden, Colo., and Mrs. Delia Edwards of Wichita, Kansas.

WHEELOCK, George Albert; b: 4Mar1975, Urbana, IL; d: 25Jan1986, Nebo, IL; buk: Nebo, IL; fa: George Wheelock; mo: Rebecca Prouse. A resident of Nebo. (Died with his mother and sister in a home fire) Survived by his father of Nebo; grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. John Wheelock of Petersburg and Mr. & Mrs. Albert Prouse of Golden, Colo.; and great-grandparents: Claude Graham of Golden, Colo., and Mrs. Delia Edwards of Wichita, Kansas.

WHEELOCK, Rebecca Yvonne (Prouse); b: 27Aug1953, Lakewood, Colo.; d: 25Jan1986, Nebo, IL; bu: Nebo, IL; m: George Wheelock on 23Dec1984 in Lakewood, Colo.; fa: Albert Prouse; ;mo: Elizabeth Graham. A resident of Nebo. (Died with her son and daughter in a home fire) Survived by her husband; her parents of Golden, Colo.; grandfather: Claude Graham of Golden, Colo.; and three sisters: Naomi Marshall of Lakewood, Colo, Mrs. Cynthia Munday of Denver, Colo., and Mrs. Elizabeth Bernhardt of Golden, Colo.

WHELAN, Martha (maiden name unknown); b: (not stated); d: 27Oct1979, Washington, Iowa; bu: Washington, Iowa; m: (not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). A resident of Washington, Iowa; was 93 years of age at death. Survived by her daughters: Mrs. Robert (Roberta) Cark of Arenzville and another daughter living in Kansas City; and two sons residing in Oklahoma and Iowa.

WHEWELL, Bryan Lee; b: 6May1991, Jerseyville, IL; d: 24Aug1991, St. Louis, MO (Cardinal Glennon Hospital); bu: White Hall, IL; fa: Keith Bennett; mo: Laurie Whewell. Survived by his parents, both of Roodhouse; his grandparents: Virginia and Edward Whewell and Joan and Kevan Bennett, all of Roodhouse.

WHEWELL, Clarence F.; b: 7Aug1913, Scott Co., IL; d: 1Feb1985, Springfield Il. (Memorial Medical Center); bu: Manchester, IL; m: Fern Day (date and place not stated); fa: William Whewell; mo: Dora Hayes. Wife preceded in death in 19601 A resident of rural Franklin, IL WWII vet. Survived y several cousins.

WHEWELL, Harvey Lee; b: 27Jun1919, Scott Co., IL; d: 25Oct1979, White Hall, IL (hospital); bu: Pine Tree Cemetery, Patterson, IL; m: Laura Travis in 1941 at Bowling Green, MO; fa: Edgar Lee Whewell; mo: Pearl Stice. A resident of Roodhouse. WWII vet. Survived by his wife; a son: Edward Lee of Roodhouse; a daughter: Ruth Ann Fitzgerrall of Roodhouse; three grandchildren; two brothers: Leonard of Mt. Sterling and Ervin of Manchester; two half-brothers: Bill Ward of White Hall and Harry Ward of Manchester; and a sister: Bernice Gunterman of Rockford. Preceded by a brother; and a grandson.

WHEWELL, Irvin Edgar; b: 28Jan1910, Winchester, IL; d: 10May1991, Rushville, IL (Culbertson Hospital); bu: Winchester, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Edgar Whewell; mo: Pearl Stice. A resident of Rushville; formerly of Versailles. Survived by three children: Donald Whewell of Meredosia and Arch Whewell and Mrs. Dennis (Donna) Sorrill, both of Versailles; three grandchildren: Brian Whewell and Drew and Doug Sorrill, all of Versailles; one brother: Leonard Whewell of Mt. Sterling; one sister: Bernice Gunterman of Rockford; and one half-brother: Bill Ward of Eldred. Preceded by five brothers.

WHEWELL, Ida Mae (Ball); b: 30May1909, Scott Co., IL; d: 4Sep1984, Jacksonville, IL (Skyview Nursing Home); bu: Winchester, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Lesley Ball; mo: Arvilla Franklin. A former resident of Neeleyville and Winchester. Survived by a sister: Viola Meado of Jacksonville; a sister-in-law: Mrs. Bertha Ball of Pittsfield; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by a daughter: Vivian; a brother; and one sister.

WHEWELL, Laura Ellen (Travis); b: 28Apr1923, Roodhouse, IL; d: 10Feb1990, Granite City, IL; ;bu: Pine Tree Cemetery, Patterson, IL; m: Harvey Whewell on 21Jun1941 in Bowling Green, MO; fa: John Travis; ;mo: Elizabeth (surname not stated). Husband preceded in death 25Oct1979. A resident of Granite City; formerly of Roodhouse. Survived by a daughter: Ruth Ann Fitzgerrall of Roodhouse; a son: Edward Lee Whewell of Roodhouse; a sister: Margaret Ausderheide of Granite City; and three grandchildren. Preceded by a sister; and a grandchild.

WHEWELL, Lonnie R.; b: 5Apr1927, Manchester, IL; d: 20Oct1993, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Manchester, IL; m: Geneva Roberts on 20Apr1947 in White Hall, IL; fa: Walter Whewell; mo; Mary Kelley. Survived by his wife; three sons: Randy Whewell of Arenzville, Dennis Whewell of Bluffs and Rex Whewell of Bluffs; two daughters: Mrs. Tracey "Brenda" Kauffman of Bluffs and Judy Whewell of Winchester; nine grandchildren; and one sister: Mrs. Ralph (Elma "Betty") Baird of Winchester. Preceded by three brothers: Dale, Wilburn and Lennie, who died in infancy.

WHEWELL, Nancy Elizabeth (Brown); b: 29May1914, Jacksonville, IL; d: 19Jun1977, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: East Cemetery, Jacksonville Il.; m: Leonard Whewell on 17Jun1933 (place not stated); fa: Edward Brown; mo: Rosetta Clay. A resident of Versailles, IL; formerly of the Lynnville and Murrayville areas. Survived by her husband; these brothers and sisters: Walter B. Brown and Marie, wife of Lawrence Rhoads, all of Jacksonville, Catherine, wife of Ormande McGlasson of Versailles, Clarence Brown of Streator and Otto Brown.

WHEWELL, Raymond O.; b: 8Dec1906, Scott Co., IL; d: 30Apr1990, Jacksonville Il. (Passavant Hospital); bu: Winchester, IL; m: Belle Lewis on 7Aug1930 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Otis Whewell; mo: Anna Weder. A resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Scott Co., IL Survived by his wife; two children: Helen Lindsey of rural Winchester, and Tommy Whewell of rural Murrayville; four grandchildren: Dea and Dennis Jay Lindsey, both of Jacksonville, Darlene Wolke of Winchester, and Rod Whewell of rural Murrayville; and one brother: Allan Whewell of rural Winchester.

WHEWELL, Wilburn Eugene; b: 15Oct1914, Manchester, IL; d: 3Jan1988, Pittsfield Il.; bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: Bernice Fisher (date and place not stated); fa: Walter Whewell; mo: Mary Kelly. A resident of Pittsfield; formerly of Scott Co., IL Survived by his wife; two sons: Gene and Darrell, both of Pittsfield; four grandchildren; one sister: Ralph (Betty) Baird of Winchester; and one brother: Lonnie Whewell of Winchester. Preceded by two brothers.

WHIPPLE, Emory; b: 12Mr1943, Dallas, TX; d: 10Jul1985, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital); bu: (not stated); m: Naomi Hahn on 25May1983 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: John Whipple; mo: Jane (surname not stated). A resident of Jacksonville. Survived by his wife.

WHITACRE, Eva I. (Shay); b: 19Jun1910, Beardstown, IL; d: 10Sep1990, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: M. G. Stewart Whitacre on 27Nov1930 in Jacksonville Il.; fa: John Shay; mo: Annabelle Shelton. Husband preceded in death 10Dec1962. Survived by a son: John E. Whitacre of Jacksonville; two daughters: Mrs. Lewis (Katherine) Stauffer, and Norma Jean Fairchild of Jacksonville, Edna Hayes of Jerseyville and Mrs. Ray (Emma) Crowder of Jacksonville; three brothers: John and Leo Shay, both of Jacksonville, and Carl Shay of Springfield; five grand and six g-grandchildren. Preceded by a sister and a brother.

WHITAKER, Arthur George; b: 28Jul1915, Fairview, IL; d: 24Nov1988, Rushville Il. (Culbertson Hospital); bu: Zion Lutheran Cemetery, near Mt. Sterling Il.; m: Ethel Mae Hasting on 19Nov1943 in Palmyra, MO; fa: Robert Whitaker; mo: Carrie Sittler. A resident of Mt. Sterling. Survived by his wife; a sister: Myrtle Hasting of Plainville; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceded by his parents; three brothers: Elmer, William and George; and a sister: Evta Balzer.

WHITAKER, Clara (Predmore); b: 19Nov1903, Beverly, IL; d: 13Nov1982, Beardstown, IL (Hospital); bu: Woodland Cemetery, near Fishhook, IL; m: Kenneth Whitaker on 3Jul1926 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: William Predmore; mo: Arminta Parrack. A resident of Hersman, IL Husband preceded in death 4Oct1968. Survived by one son: Alfred "Jack" Whitaker of Quincy; one daughter: Mrs. Walter (Patricia) Feasel of Hesperia, Michigan; one brother: Chester Predmore of La Grange, MO; one sister: Mrs. Nina Buskirk of Fall Creek, IL; and one grandson. Preceded by one daughter; two sisters; and three brothers.

WHITAKER, Dorothy Mae (Johnson); b: 3May1894, Greene Co., IL; d: 22Apr1995, Jacksonville, IL (Skyview Nursing Home); bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Loy Olaf Whitaker on 16May1936 (place not stated); fa: George W. Johnson; ;mo: Dolly Dossett. Husband preceded in death 10Feb1971. A resident of Jacksonville. Survived by one son: Samuel E. Whitaker of Jacksonville; five daughters: Marjorie Dawdy, Barbara Forristal, Ruth Nance, Alta Faye Moran of Mendota and Elinder Mae Whitehurst of Phoenix, Arizona; 13 grand, 34 g-grand and 13 g-g-grandchildren. Preceded by one daughter: Dorothy Craig; and one son: Earl Edwin Whitaker; two grandchildren; and one g-grandchild.

WHITAKER, E. L.; b: (not stated); d: 6Oct1979, Kansas City, Kansas; bu: Kansas City, Kansas; m: (not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). A resident of Kansas City, Kansas; formerly of Jacksonville, IL Survived by one son: Leroy; two grandsons; and eight g-grandchildren.

WHITAKER, Ethel Mae (Hastings); b: 18Aug1920, Pike Co., IL; d: 23Jun1989, Rushville, IL; bu: Zion Lutheran Cemetery, near Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Arthur George Whitaker on 19Nov1943 in Palmyra, MO; fa: Walter Hastings; mo: Edith Carson. Husband preceded in death 24Nov1988. A resident of Mt. Sterling. Survived by two brothers: Albert Hastings of Quincy and Virgil Hastings of Barry; a sister: Elsie Chenoweth; an several nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceded by her parents and two brothers.

WHITAKER, Helen L. (Whitlock); b: 22Jul1915, Kane, IL; d: 3May1979, Carrollton, IL (Boyd Hospital); bu: Providence Cemetery, east of Carrollton, IL; m: Lee I. Whitaker on 5Aug1935 (place not stated); fa: Peter Whitlock; mo: Rosa Thiel. A resident of Eldred, IL Survived by her husband; her mother of Carrollton; these brothers and sister: Edwin Whitlock, Ralph Whitlock, Walter Whitlock and Mrs. Irene Wagner, all of Carrollton. Preceded by an infant daughter and one sister.

WHITAKER, Lee I.; b: 23Dec1904, Eldred, IL; d: 6Oct1989, White Hall, IL; bu: Providence Cemetery, east of Carrollton, IL; m: Helen Whitlock on 5Aug1935 in Carrollton, IL; fa: Harry C. Whitaker; mo: Hattie Bechdoldt. Wife preceded in death 3May1979. A resident of the North American Health Care Center I White Hall; previously of Kane, IL Survived by two sisters: Martha McGlasson of Eldred and Lois Giberson of Carrollton; and two brothers: Clinton of White Hall and Otis of Eldred. Preceded by a daughter: Nedra; and an infant sister.

WHITAKER, Laura (Hopper); b: 3Feb1910, Roodhouse, IL; d: 17Jun1993, rural Roodhouse, IL; bu: Richwoods Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; m: John A. Whitaker on 23Nov1932 in Winchester, IL; fa: Francis Hopper; mo: Mary Dyer. Husband preceded in death 28Jul1962. A resident of rural Roodhouse, IL Survived by a son David Whitaker of rural Roodhouse; a sister: Hallie True of Murrayville; a brother: Donald Hopper of Alton. Preceded by three brothers: Jesse, Theodore and William Hopper.

WHITAKER, Lodelle; b: 24Mar1923, Fishhook, IL; d: 15Apr1989, Pittsfield, IL (Illini Hospital); bu: Woodland Cemetery, near Fishhook, IL; m: Norma Lee Faris on 11May1940 in Palmyra, IL; fa: Andy Whitaker; mo: Nora Allen. A resident of Fishhook. Survived by his wife; two sons: Bob of Camp Point and Roger of Quincy; five grandchildren: Mike Whitaker of Lewiston, Fla., Mrs. Harry (Debbie) Jump and Gary Whitaker, both of California, and Ryan and Lance Whitaker, both of Quincy; four step-grandchildren: Bill Flynn of Camp Point, Mike Flynn of Kansas City, Kansas, and Tammy and Christopher Tournear, both of Kansas City, Kansas; three g-grand and two step-g-grandchildren; one sister: Mrs. Glen (Gladys) Greiwe of Quincy; two nieces and two nephews. Preceded by one granddaughter: Rogenia Whitaker; one g-grandchild; and one sister: Laverne Hobson.

WHITAKER, Mabel (Day); b: 26Jun1903, Greene Co., IL; d: 28Jul1982, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Ralph Whitaker on 5Dec1932 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Yewel D. Day; mo: Lucy A. Pierce. Survived by her husband; a nephew: Don Quinlan of Jacksonville; and a niece: Mrs. Richard (Virginia) Osborne of Champaign. Preceded by a sister.

WHITAKER, Mildred (Patrick); b: 10Jul1912, Kentucky; d: 16Jul1993, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Bath, IL; m: John Raymond Whitaker on 13Feb1929 in Crown Point, IN; fa: A. F. Patrick; mo: Nona Jesse. Husband preceded in death 29Jun1971. Survived by three nieces and a nephew.

WHITAKER, Ralph; b: 30Nov1903, Virginia, IL; d: 6Jan1985, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Mabel Day on 5Dec1932 (place not stated); fa: William W. Whitaker; mo: Ursa Bowers. Wife preceded in death 28Jul1982. Survived by a sister: Mrs. Elizabeth McCluskey of Punta Gordo, Fl.; and a number of nieces and nephews.

WHITAKER, Raymond b: 3Jun1913 (place not stated); d: 26Nov1981, Pekin, IL; bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, IL; bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, IL; m: Ruth Drye on 26Feb1941 in St. Louis, MO; fa: William W. Whitaker; mo: Ursa Bowers. A former resident of Virginia, IL Survived by his wife; a son: Ed of Pekin; a brother: Ralph of Jacksonville; and a sister: Mrs. Elizabeth McCluskey of Punta Gordo, Fl. Preceded by three brothers and one sister.

WHITAKER, Rogenia Ann; b: 16Jan1967, Quincy, IL; d: 9Oct1984, Quincy, IL (Blessing Hospital); bu: Woodland Cemetery, Griggsville, IL; fa: Robert Dale Whitaker; mo: Linda (surname not stated). A resident of Camp Point, IL Survived by her father; her mother: Mrs. James E. Wintjen, Sr.; three brothers: Mike Whitaker of Camp Point, Gary Whitaker of Line Pine, CA, and Jimmy Wintjen, Jr. of Baylis; five sisters: Deborah Jump and Linda Sue Wintjen, both of Lone Pine, CA, and Deborah Hull, Carolyn Butler and Sandra Baxter, all of Baylis; the maternal grandmother: Kim Pace of Sunnyside, Washington; and paternal grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. Lodell Whitaker of Fishhook.

WHITCOMB, Wilbur W., Rev.; b: 9Mar1938, San Jose, CA; d: 19Jul1995, Virginia, IL; bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, IL; m: Phyllis Elaine Hunt on 15Feb1955, Wapello, Iowa; fa: Wilbur Wesley Whitcomb; mo: Ida Fowles. Army vet (1956-1963). Survived by his wife; one son: William (wife, Deborah) of Virginia; four daughters: Mrs. Charles (Athena) Brissey of Virginia, Terrie Poggenpohl of Virginia, Carolyn Whitcomb of Chandlerville, and Mrs. Duane (Tammy) Brunk of Virginia; one brother: Robert Whitcomb of Ferrelview, MO; nine grand, three step-grand and three g-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by his parents and one sister: Phyllis Whitcomb.

WHITE, Ada (Drake); b: 13Nov1891, Bethel, IL; d: 12Jan1985, Jacksonville, IL (Modern Care Nursing Home); bu: Chapin, IL; m: Earl White on 13Nov1913 in Bethel, IL; fa: Charles Drake; mo: Ella Anderson. Husband preceded in death 14Sep1959. A resident of Chapin. Survived by four daughters: Mrs. Oren (Anna Mae) Hymes, Mrs. Allen (Ruth) Six, and Mrs. Hubert (Barbara) Fricke, all of Quincy, and Mrs. Jesse (Betty) Covey of Plano, TX; one son: Charles White of Chapin; nine grand and ten g-grandchildren; and one brother: Charles E. Drake of Mt. Sterling. Preceded by one son; one brother; and a twin sister.

WHITE, Aime Marion Jos; b: 13Oct1950, Bingen-am-Rhine, Germany; d: 21Jan1986, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Greenville, IL; m: Christine Bunting on 1Nov1975 in Greenville, IL; fa: Aime Marion Jos; mo: Sophia Wojcik. A resident of Jacksonville, IL (Came to the United States in 1963) Survived by his wife; a son: Adam, at home; and his mother: Sophia White of Greenville.

WHITE, Beatrice (Ross); b: 14Apr1907, Sangamon Co., IL; d: 30Apr1992, Beardstown, IL; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: Carlyle White (date and place not stated); fa: Albert Ross; mo: Anna Mulhern. Survived by her husband; two daughters: Nancy Dunaway of Springfield and Joy Quackenbush of Matthews, N.C.; seven grand and several g-grandchildren; one sister: Mrs. Albert Wethington of Pueblo, Colo.; one brother: Robert Ross of Beardstown; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by one daughter: Joann Webb; one brother: Kenneth; and one sister: Irene Cisco.

WHITE, Beatrice Mae; b: 7Nov1906, Carrollton, IL; d: 4Mar1986, White Hall, IL; bu: (cremated); fa: Samuel T. White; mo: Stella McCormick. Survived by a son: Marvin White of Houston, TX; a half-sister: Mary Robbins of East Alton; and four half-brothers: Bill White and Jim White, both of Carrollton, John White of Cottage Hills and Harry White of Davenport, Iowa.

WHITE, Bertha E. (Butler); b: 11Jul1895, Pike Co., IL; d: 19Feb1994, Barry, IL; bu: Wilson Cemetery, Perry, IL; m: Harry Oliver White on 30Sep1916 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: John Butler; ;mo: Clara Peecher. Husband preceded in death 1Jul1986. A former resident of Perry, IL Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Ralph (Evelyn) Higdon of Quincy and Mrs. Marjorie Hancock of Palmetto, Ga.; one son: Harry White, Jr. of Quincy; eight grand, 27 g-grand, and 21 g-g-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by one granddaughter: Jeannie Elder; three sisters.

WHITE, Bertha L. (Swan); b: 5Oct1909, Monmouth, IL; d: 14Apr1988, Peoria, IL (Methodist Medical Center); bu: East Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Oscar Swan; mo: Ethel Snodgrass. A resident of rural Hanna City, IL Survived by three daughters: Mrs. Garth (Betty) Wilcox of rural Hanna City and Mrs. Mary Evans and Mrs. (Elza) Alice Wilson, both of Jacksonville; a son: Thomas E. White of Virden; 21 grand and 27 g-grandchildren; three brothers: John Swan and Ralph Swan, both of Kilgore, TX, and Oscar Swan of Monmouth; and four sisters: Loretta Millard, Phyllis Danile, Helen Hartzel and June Ludeen, all of Monmouth. Preceded by a grandchild, two brothers and two sisters.

WHITE, Bessie A. (Van Camp); b: 25Jun1887, Williamsville, IL; d: 11Oct1979, Springfield, IL (Lewis Mem. Village); bu: Woodwreath Cemetery, Island Grove, IL; m: James B. White (date and place not stated); fa: William H. Van Camp; mo: Anna Hillers. Husband preceded in death. A resident of New Berlin, IL Survived by several nieces and nephews. Preceded by a daughter: Katherine Twyman.

WHITE, Betty E. (Taapken); b: 18Jan1947, Ashland, IL; d: 22Nov1982, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Franklin, IL; m: George "Butch" White on 24Oct1976 (place not stated); fa: Russell Taapken; mo: Edith Lowe. A resident of Franklin, IL Survived by her husband; her parents of Ashland; a son: Mark of Franklin; four daughters: Violet of Jacksonville, Ronda, Samantha and Rosa, all of Franklin; two step-daughters: Tammy Hopkins of Girard and Sherry White of Palmyra; two step-sons: Jim White of Palmyra and Jeff White of Franklin; five brothers: Russell and Norvell Taapken, both of Ashland, Jesse Taapken of Indiana, William Lee Taapken of Colorado, and Washington John "Bub" Taapken of Pleasant Plains; and two sisters: Bessie Jane Hunter of Jacksonville and Bertha Taapken of Tennessee.

WHITE, Betty M. (Boomgarten); b: 26Oct1905, Watseka, IL; d: 2Apr1985, Pittsfield IL.; bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: Bob White on 26Mar1945 in San Francisco, CA; fa: Henry Boomgarten; mo: Agusta Wolkens. Husband preceded in death 27Mar1976. A resident of Pittsfield. Survived by several sisters-in-law.

WHITE, Betty Mae (Workman); b: 25Mar1924, Bluffs, IL; d: 2Aug1981, Winchester, IL; bu: (not stated); m: (not stated); fa: Lloyd Jennings Workman; mo: Maude Anders. A resident of rural Winchester, IL Survived by three daughters: Mrs. Ernest (Earlene) Frady of Carson City, Nev., Mrs. David (Lana) Sanders of rural Winchester, and Mrs. Donna Blanton of Sparks, Nev.; nine grandchildren; a brother: Estell Workman of Chapin; and a sister: Evelyn Woodall of Freemont, CA

WHITE, Boyd Eugene "Bo"; b: 1Apr1961, Jacksonville, IL; d: 20Mar1994, Macoupin Co., IL; bu: Oak Hill Cemetery, Palmyra, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Gerald White; mo: Evelyn Brown. A resident of Farmersville; formerly of Palmyra. Survived by his mother of Waverly; one son: Scott Allen White of Farmersville; two daughters: Laura Ann White of Aurora, CO, and Bre'ana Nicole White of Farmersville; a brother: Donald White of Palmyra; two sisters: Melissa Coleman and Kimberly Barker, both of Springfield; a maternal grandmother: Marjorie Brown of Waverly and a close friend: Melissa Drew. Preceded by his father.

WHITE, Bradley Neal; b: (not stated); d: 20Sep1987, rural Winchester, IL; bu: Winchester, IL; fa: Robert D. White; mo: Ada Ruth Bryan. A resident of rural Winchester; was 8 years of age at death. Survived by his parents; four sisters and one brother: Vicki of Chapin, Mrs. Paul (Deena) Cody of Winchester, Mrs. Eric (Ginger) Englemann of Springfield, Earl Ray of Franklin, and Randi Jean, at home.

WHITE, C. R.; b: 15Apr1920, Tacoma, WA; d: 11Mar1991, Rushville, IL (Culbertson Hospital); bu: Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Mary E. Christner on 2Feb1948 in Naperville, IL; fa: Clarence B. White; mo: Ruth Elizabeth Kalbrenner. A resident of Mt. Sterling. WWII & Korean War Navy vet. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Judith Marks of Ashford, WA; a brother: Joseph of Tacoma, WA; a sister: Laura Bell Pastrana of Annapolis, MD; six grand and four g-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by one brother and one grandchild.

WHITE, Carlyle "Babe"; b: 18Sep1906, Beardstown, IL; d: 30May1993, Beardstown, IL; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: Beatrice Ross (date and place not stated); fa: Mark White; mo: Della Robertson. Wife preceded in death 30Apr1992. Survived by two daughters: Nancy Dunaway of Springfield and Joy Quackenbush of Matthews, NC; seven grand and several g-grandchildren; one brother: Berlyn White of Beardstown; one Sister: Elizabeth White of Beardstown; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by one daughter: Joann Webb; one brother; and three sisters.

WHITE, Carolyn J. (O'Keefe); b: 8Feb1942, Hannibal, MO; d: 22May1993, Quincy, IL (Blessing Hospital); bu: Marks Cemetery, LaGrange, MO; m: F. Jack White, Sr. on 23May1964 in Canton, MO; fa: B. D. O'Keefe, Jr.; mo: Lovie LaFoe. A resident of LaGrange, MO Survived by her husband; her mother: Lovie Rosenblatt of LaGrange; five daughters: Tammy Davis of Keokuk, IA, Debby Foust of Canton, MO, Patty Ann Gray of Jacksonville, Deloris Logan and Janet Peoples, both of Quincy; two sons: H. Jeff White of LaGrange and F. Jack White, Jr. of Payson; 15 grandchildren; one g-granddaughter; several aunts, uncles and cousins. Preceded by her father; adopted father: Melvin Rosenblatt; two daughters; and three grandchildren.

WHITE, Cecelia (Pieper); b: 25Jun1916, Jacksonville, IL; d: 7May1993, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Louis Pieper; ;mo: Mary Lonergan. Survived by one sister: Elizabeth Bajorek of Jacksonville; one nephew; and many cousins, including three who were raised in her home: Thomas Murphy of Boca Raton, FL, John Murphy of Northridge, CA, and Joseph Murphy of San Carlos, CA Preceded by her parents and one brother: Paul; Pieper.

WHITE, Charles G.; b: 6Feb1923, Hill City, KS; d: 23Jan1993, Jacksonville, IL; bu: (not stated); ;m: Frances Fanning on 6Oct1984 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Frank White; mo: Margie Lemler. WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; one daughter: Hester Floyd of Jacksonville; two step-daughters: Karen Fanning and Sue Gioscio, both of Jacksonville; one step-son: Tim Fanning of Jacksonville; five grand and three step-grandchildren; two brothers: Joe White of NE and Findley White of Norton, KS; and three sisters: Mrs. Fred (Sarah) Hawk of Norton, KS, Lillian Flynn of Denver, CO, and Irene Coonts of Norton, KS. Preceded by one sister.

WHITE, Charles J.; b: 17Sep1895, Springfield, IL d: 22Jun1986, Jacksonville, Il; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Erma Stratmeyer on 25Jun1917 in Murphysboro, IL; fa: Perry J. White; mo: Sophia Miller. Survived by his wife; a son: Charles White of Moorehead, MN; seven grand and 11 g-grandchildren. Preceded by a son: Lowell; a brother; and two sisters.

WHITE, Clarence Dean; b: June, 1932, Sorento, IL; d: 24Jan1976, St. Louis, MO (Barnes Hospital); bu: Sorento, IL; fa: Louis White; mo: Mary Belle. A resident of Sorento, IL Survived by four brothers: Dale White and Charles White, both of Chapin, and Donald and Robert, both of Sorento; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews in the Jacksonville area.

WHITE, Claude G.; b: 15Jul1904, Walkerville, IL; d: 27Oct1979, White Hall, IL; bu: White Hall, IL; m: Mary Bishop on 30Dec1960 (place not stated); fa: Perry White; mo: Crystal Kessie. WWII vet. Survived by his wife; a step-son: William Lee Sykes of Springfield; a step-daughter: Mrs. James (Betty) Weber of White Hall; four step-grand and four g-step-grandchildren; two sisters: Mrs. H. C. (Lena) Nordstrom of Park Rapids, MN, and Mrs. Liona Behringer of White Hall. Preceded by one son.

WHITE, Clyde Dale; b: 1May1914, Murrayville, IL; d: 1Dec1987, Murrayville, IL; bu: Murrayville, IL; m: Jean Alexander Perz on 2Oct1937 in Chicago, IL; fa: William White; mo: Lydia Fanning. A resident of Murrayville, IL Survived by his wife; four sons: Leonard and Paul of Murrayville, Lawrence of Owego, NY, and Gerald of Kirkland, WA; one daughter: Mrs. Edward (Sandra) James of Byron, Ga.; a brother: Ralph of Murrayville; and 11 grandchildren. Preceded by one brother: Lloyd.

WHITE, Clyde L.; b: 24Mar1910, Jones, Michigan; d: 9Jun1984, Elkhart, Indiana (General Hospital); bu: Edwardsburg, Indiana; m: June Sherrill on 4Jul1949 in Little Rock, Ark.; fa: Delbert White; mo: (not stated). Wife preceded in death 20May1984. A resident of Edwardsburg, Michigan. Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Joan Carr of Edwardsburg, Michigan; two grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

WHITE, Corinne V. (Piepenbring); b: 29Nov1895, Jacksonville, IL; d: 17Jan1991, Sun City, AZ; bu: East Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Ralph C. White (date and place not stated); fa: Louis Piepenbring; mo: Lena Hitchens. Husband preceded in death 7Mr1989. A resident of Sun City, AZ. Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Eugene (Janice) Edlen of Sun City West, AZ; two sons: Ralph C. White, Jr. of Pittsburg, PA., and John L. White of St. Louis, MO; one sister: Margaret Gruny of Jacksonville; five grand and several g-grandchildren. Preceded by one sister.

WHITE, Dale A.; b: 1Apr1896, Woodson, IL; d: 14Dec1978, Jacksonville, IL (Meline Nursing Home); bu: Asbury Cemetery; m: Anna Hembrough on 30Jun1919 (place not stated); fa: Thomas White; mo: Laura Bridgeman. Wife preceded in death 23Jan1966. A former resident of Murrayville, IL WWI vet. The last of his immediate family, he is survived by these children: John of Jacksonville, James of rural Jacksonville, and Mrs. C. J. (Eleanor) Eskew of San Diego, CA; 8 grand and 7 g-grandchildren.

WHITE, Dorothy (Rufus); b: 18Feb1920, Hillsboro, IL; d: 18Nov1985, Centralia, IL (St. Mary's Hospital); bu: Mt. Moriah Cemetery, near Coffeen, IL; m: Raymond White on 1Jun1939 in St. James, MO; fa: Eli Rufus; mo: Stella McLain. A resident of Shobonier, IL Survived by her husband; seven sons: Jerry Lee White of Shobonier, Ray Phillip White of Vandalia, Dickie White of Centralia, Edmond White of Shobonier, Bob White and Charles White, both of Sandoval, and Raymond White, Jr. of Odin; five daughters: Mrs. Robert (Carol) Currie of Irving, Donna Lister of Griggsville, Mrs. James (Patricia) Swofford of Mulberry Grove, Mrs. Donald (Stella) Rogers of Vandalia and Beverly White, at home; 30 grand and eight g-grandchildren; three brothers: Clifford Rufus and Bull Rufus, both of Hillsboro, and Jimmy Rufus of Springfield; and two sisters: Bea Stout and Lena Atkins, both of Hillsboro. Preceded by two sons, two sisters, and a brother.

WHITE, Earl; b: 24Apr1924, Carrollton, IL; d: 4Mar1995, San Antonio, TX; bu: (not stated); m: Miriam Good on 20Apr1957 (place not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). Wife preceded in death 22Feb1992. A former resident of Springfield, IL WWII Army vet. Survived by two sons: Ken White of San Antonio and Joe White of Springfield; four grandchildren; two sisters: Geneva Whewell of Bluffs and Shirley Cox of Winchester; one brother: Don Roberts of Roodhouse; and several nieces and nephews.

WHITE, Edward; b: 14Dec1910, Morgan Co., IL; d: 17Dec1978, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital); bu: Franklin, IL; m: Florence Fortado on 17Nov1929 (place not stated); fa: David White; mo: Nettie Sayre. Wife preceded in death in August, 1957. A resident of Franklin, IL Survived by these children: Joseph and Mary Green of Waverly, David and George of Franklin, John of Carrollton, Robert, Donald, and Connie Decker of Jacksonville, Dolores Flynn of Milton, Linda White, and Betty Crow, both of Franklin; 29 grand and eight g-grandchildren; and three sisters: Mae Newhaus of Lohrville, IA, Irene Knotz of Western Springs, and Ina L. Krause of Peoria. Preceded by a son: Charles in 1946.

WHITE, Erma M. (Stratmeyer); b: 5Sep1894, rural Metropolis, IL; d: 4Jul1992, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Charles J. White on 25Jun1917 in Murphysboro, IL; a: Henry J. Stratmeyer; mo: Caroline Schmidt. Husband preceded in death 22Jun1986. Survived by one son: Charles White, Jr. of Moorhead, MN; seven grand, 14 g-g-rand and two g-g-grandchildren; one sister: Kathryn Manning of Bluford; one sister-in-law: Esther White of Jacksonville; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by one son: Lowell White; and two brothers: Oscar and Will Stratmeyer.

WHITE, Ernest; b: 19Mar1908, Waverly, IL; d: 1Oct1981, Jacksonville, IL (Convalescent Center); bu: (not stated); m: Doris McMahan (date and place not stated); fa: Laun White; mo: Mary Dennis. Survived by his wife and the following children: Jack Osborne of El Paso, Illinois, William White of Tucson, AZ, Wayne White of Woodson, Mrs. Kenneth (Margaret) Kirbach of Jacksonville, Mrs. James (Sandi) Upton of Atlantic Beach, FL, Michael and Billy White, both of Winchester, Lisa Dawn White of Beardstown; and three step-children: Duward Bell of Mesa, AZ, Albert Charlesworth of Jacksonville, and Mrs. James (Karen Sue) Swan of Savanna; 42 grand and 34 g-grandchildren; and two sisters: Hattie Mason of Jacksonville and Olie of Alton. Preceded by two brothers.

WHITE, Esther (Million); b: 7May1912, Murrayville, IL; d: 7Dec1993, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital); bu: Murrayville, IL; m: Walter White on 5Mar1937 in Murrayville, IL; fa: Clinton Million; mo: Sada Riggs. A resident of Franklin, IL Survived by her husband; two brothers: Hugh Million of Jerseyville and Jim Million of Rockford; two sisters: Eloise Cain and Nellie Tendick, both of Murrayville; and more than 100 nieces and nephews. Preceded by two brothers: David and Joe Million.

WHITE, Evelyn M. (Brown); b: 13Jul1936, Waverly, IL; d: 20Jul1994, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital); bu: East Cemetery, Waverly, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Charles A. Brown; mo: Marjorie C. Crank. A resident of Waverly, IL Survived by her mother; one son: Donald White of Palmyra; two daughters: Melissa Coleman and Kimberly Barker, both of Springfield; two brothers: James Brown of Waverly and Charles Brown of Riverton; five sisters: Marilyn Kiers of Virden, Shirley Bettis of Girard, Patricia Cremeens of Wilberton, Okla., Nancy Eby and Donna Shearburn, both of Waverly; and eight grandchildren. Preceded by her father; one son: Boyd White; one brother: John K. Brown; and one sister: Kathy Brown.

WHITE, Fayne (Linder); b: 14Mar1899, Palmyra, IL; d: 22Apr1987, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Franklin, IL; m: Claude M. White (date and place not stated); fa: Lewis W. Linder; mo: Anna Morrell. Husband preceded in death 17Apr1959. A resident of the Jacksonville Convalescent Center. There are no survivors.

WHITE, Florence Ethel (Dudderan); b: 8Jul1905, Illinois; d: 12Mar1978, Carlinville, IL (University Manor Nursing Home); bu: Oak Hill Cemetery, Palmyra, IL; m: (not stated); fa: James Dudderan; mo: Josephine Nevins. A resident of Palmyra, IL Survived by two daughters: Mrs. LeRuth Burger of Greenfield and Mrs. Alta Burton of Palmyra; and a son: Gerald of Palmyra; ten grand and nine g-grandchildren; these sisters and brother: Mrs. Ruth Sthal of Palmyra, Mrs. Dorothy Poore, Mrs. Elsie Miller and Lee Dudderan, all of Hardin, and Roy Dudderan of Carlinville.

WHITE, Floyd Dale; b: 1Nov1943, Greene Co., IL; d: 16Jan1976, Scottville, IL; bu: West Cemetery, Scottville, IL; m: Elane Lois Hollandsworth on 17Jun1967 (place not stated); fa: Russell White; mo: Mabel Kessinger. Survived by his wife; a son: Brian, at home; his mother of Scottville; a brother: Harry F. White of Greenfield; and two sisters: Mrs. Vera Neighbors of Greenfield, and Mrs. Carlene Vineyard of Palmyra.

WHITE, Froman Ray; b: 4Feb1913, Henderson, Tenn.; d: 24Apr1992, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Winchester, IL; m: (not stated); fa: James Herbert White; mo: Sidna Ball. A resident of Winchester. Survived by three sons: Ray, Robert and David White, all of rural Winchester, IL; 11 grand and 10 g-grandchildren; a brother: Donald White of Winchester; and three sisters: Ollie Saffer of Winchester, Hester Benton of Jerseyville and Marjorie Eandi of Rochester. Preceded by one grandson; one g-grandson; and two brothers: Chester and Leonard White.

WHITE, George A.; b: 17Dec1952, Scottville, IL; d: 1Jan1993, Belleville, IL (Birchwood Nursing Home); bu: Youngblood Cemetery, Nortonville, IL; fa: Joseph White; mo: Opal McCann. A resident of rural Scottville, IL Army vet. Survived by six brothers: James H. of Waverly, Leonard of Berlin, Joe of Roodhouse, Albert of Palmyra, Hal of Scottville and Marshall of Athensville; and five sisters: Josephine Barksdale of Anchorage, AK, Catherine Powell of Springfield, Carol Curl of Walkerville, Rosella Stewart of Palmyra and Donna Mitchell of Roodhouse. Preceded by his parents; one brother: Larry; and two sisters: Elizabeth White and Margaret Irene Wood.

WHITE, George C.; b: 20May1894, Toledo, IL; d: 21Sep1990, Springfield, IL; bu: Calvary Cemetery, Springfield, IL; m: Margaret Kiely on 12Feb1918 (place not stated); fa: John D. White; mo: Viola Russell. Wife preceded in death in 1970. A resident of Springfield. Army vet. Survived by one son: Jerry White of Springfield; nine grand and nine g-grandchildren; one sister: Rocheleau White of Springfield; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by a daughter: Norma Jean Yoggerst in 1976; one brother; and three sisters.

WHITE, Gerald R.; b: 5Aug1945, Jacksonville, IL; d: 7Nov1990, rural Jacksonville, IL; bu: Murrayville, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Clyde White; mo: Alexandra "Jean" Perez. A resident of rural Murrayville, IL Vietnam War Marine Corp vet. Survived by his mother; two daughters: Amelia and Suzannah, both of Seattle, WA; three brothers: Leonard of Murrayville, Paul of rural Jacksonville, and Lawrence of Owego, NY; and a sister: Mrs. Edward (Sandra) James of Byron, Ga. Preceded by his father in December, 1987.

WHITE, Georgia Roberta (Nunes); b: 23Jan1914, Jacksonville, IL; d: 16Apr1987, Coudersport, PA. (Cole Memorial Hospital); bu: Eulalia Cemetery, Coudersport, PA.; fa: Robert P. Nunes; mo: Georgia Goveia. A resident of Coudersport, PA. Survived by her husband; two sons: Jack R. Briggs of Virginia Beach, Va., and Fred "Butch" L. Briggs of Camp Hill, PA.; a daughter: Marilou McLaughlin of Courtland, NY; 11 grand and 3 g-grandchildren; a brother: Fred G. Nunes of New York City, NY; and two sisters: Christine Evans of Jacksonville, FL, and Lena M. Woodall of Winchester.

WHITE, Glenna Merle (Taylor); b: 12Feb1908, near New Florence, MO; d: 30Jul1990, Glenwood Springs, CO (Valley View Hospital); bu: Wilson Cemetery, Perry, IL; m: Arthur L. White on 28May1938 in Perry, IL; fa: George Taylor; mo: Lulu Bennett. Husband preceded in death 17Jun1973. A resident of Rifle, CO Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Gary (Julie) Ward of Rifle, CO; a son: William White of La Cross, WI; five grand and four g-grandchildren; and a sister: Nola Drake of Toledo, OH. Preceded by two sisters.

WHITE, Harold M.; b: (date not stated), Jacksonville, IL; d: 25Dec1989, Akron, OH; bu: Rose Hill Burial Park, Fairlawn, OH; m: Anna M. (surname and date/place not stated); fa: Michael M. White; mo: Gertrude M. Buhre. A resident of the Akron area for 61 years; was 83 years of age at death. Survived by his wife; a niece: Barbara Wood; and three step-children: Betty Cameron, Charles and Thomas Pryor.

WHITE, Harry F. "Joe"; b: 15Sep1923, Greene Co., IL; d: 4Jun1982, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Union Cemetery, northwest of Greenfield, IL; m: Cleo Rimbey on 27Aug1946 in Carrollton, IL; fa: Russell White; mo: Mabel Kessinger. A resident of Greenfield, IL WWII vet. Survived by his wife; two sons: Larry and Garry, both of Greenfield; four grandchildren; two sisters: Mrs. Lyndell (Iola) Neighbours of Scottville and Carlene Vinyard of Girard. Preceded by two brothers.

WHITE, Harry O.; b: 4Oct1894, Perry, IL; d: 2Jul1986, Barry, IL (Community Center); bu: Wilson Cemetery, Perry, IL; m: Bertha Butler on 30Sep1916 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: Joseph White; mo: Ida May Davis. A resident of Perry. Survived by his wife; one son: Harry O., Jr. of Quincy; two daughters: Mrs. Ralph (Evelyn) Higdon of Payson and Mrs. Marjorie Hancock of Riverside, CA; eight grand, 25 g-grand and 9 g-g-grandchildren. Preceded by three brothers and six brothers.

WHITE, Helen Wanda (Miller); b: 14Sep1934, Waverly, IL; d: 1Jan1996, New Berlin, IL; bu: East Cemetery, Waverly, IL; m: Leonard White, Sr. I 1953 (place not stated); fa: Wesley Miller; mo: Ada (surname not stated). A resident of New Berlin, IL Survived by three sons: Leonard White, Jr. of Murrayville, Harold White and Karl White, both of New Berlin; daughters: Marilyn White of New Berlin and Gloria White and Peggy White, both of Great Falls, Montana; two granddaughters; three grandsons; two sisters: Hazel (husband, Albert) Robinson of Girard and Millie (husband, Joe) Anders of Decatur; and two half-brothers: Wesley Miller of Quincy and Gary Miller of Des Moines, IA. Preceded by one brother.

WHITE, Herschel E.; b: 21Oct1911, Macoupin Co., IL; d: 14Jan1979, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Waverly, IL; m: Marie Bettis (date and place not stated); fa: Marshall White; mo: Martha Stewart. Wife preceded in death 16Oct1968. A resident of Murrayville, IL Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Silvia Miller of Murrayville and Mrs. Donna McGlothlin of Loami; three sons: Kenneth Eugene of Jacksonville, Glen Stanley of Springfield and Wendell of Mexico, MO; three brothers: Harold and Dean of Springfield, and Orval of Waverly; three sisters: Mrs. Pauline Wassell, Mrs. Hester Farley and Mrs. Anna Brown, all of Springfield; 15 grand and two g-grandchildren.

WHITE, Homer L.; b: 2Apr1911, Hillview, IL; d: 29May1991, Decatur, IL (Fair Havens Nursing Home); bu: White Hall, IL; m: Imogene L. Daniels on 1Jan1940 in Joliet, IL; fa: Ora L. White; mo: Helen G. Modlin. Wife preceded in death 1Feb1986. A resident of Decatur, IL Survived by one son: Danny L. (wife, Sharon K.) of Decatur; one daughter: Mrs. W. Danny (Patricia) Pulliam of Dalton City; one sister: Adelia Keller of Jerseyville; four grandchildren: Cheryl Bales of Denver, CO, Scott Allen White of Decatur, Nick White of Decatur, and Matthew Eric Pulliam of Dalton City. Preceded by two brothers and four sisters.

WHITE, Imogene L. (Daniels); b: 21Apr1916, Scott Co., IL; d: 1Feb1986, Decatur, IL; bu: White Hall, IL; m: Homer White in 1940 (place not stated); fa: Robert Daniels; mo: Mae Mitchell. A resident of Decatur, IL Survived by her husband; one son: Danny L. of Decatur; one daughter: Mrs. W. Danny (Patricia) Pulliam of Dalton City; four grandchildren; and one sister: Mrs. Lee (Frances) Lane of Roodhouse. Preceded by one brother and one sister.

WHITE, Irene R. (Busen); b: 20Jun1920, Brown Co., IL; d: 15Apr1994, Mt. Sterling, IL; bu: Catholic Cemetery, Mt. Sterling, IL; m: Woodrow White on 21Apr1960 in Brown Co., IL; fa: George Busen; mo: Florence McEntee. A resident of Mt. Sterling, IL Survived by her husband; two sisters: Mary Ray and Elinor Davis, both of Mt. Sterling. Preceded by three brothers: Charles, James A., and Francis Busen; and one sister: Louise Ray.

WHITE, Jacob Kyle; b: 10May1993 (place not stated); d: 3May1994, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital); bu: East Cemetery, Waverly, IL; fa: Russell Andrew White; mo: Linda McClellan. A resident of Waverly, IL Survived by his parents; two sisters: Maresa Marie White and LaTrisha Kaye White of Waverly; one brother: Russell Andrew White II of Waverly; paternal grandparents: Millie Waters of Waverly and Wendle and Jenny White of Mexico, MO; maternal grandparents: Shelby and Dorothy Pasley of Waverly; and great-grandparents: Elsie DeLong of Waverly and Ed and Ruth Pearl of Carpentersville. Preceded by great-grandparents: Hershall and Marie White.

WHITE, James; b: 9Aug1987, Rushville, IL; d: 16No1987, Rushville, IL; bu: Beardstown, IL; fa: James White; mo: Yvonne Evans. Survived by his parents of Beardstown; his paternal grandparents: Gene and Harriet Nolen of Beardstown; maternal grandparents: Danny and Carol Evans of Granite City; and one sister: Stephanie of Beardstown.

WHITE, James B.; b: 24Jan1926, Woodson, IL; d: 21Aug1990, Aurora, IL (Copley Memorial Hospital); bu: Oak Hill Cemetery, Geneva, IL; m: Corinne Garrett (date and place not stated); fa: William White; mo: Rose Libby. A resident of Geneva, IL WWII & Korean War Army vet. Survived by his wife; two aunts; and several cousins.

WHITE, James E. "Joe"; b: 3Feb1916, Pike Co., IL; d: 21Oct1982, Columbia, MO (Veterans Admin Hospital); bu: Crescent Heights Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, IL; fa: James White; mo: Jessie Ralph. A resident of Pleasant Hill, IL WWII Army vet. Survived by one brother: Lee of Pleasant Hill; and a sister: Mrs. Joe (Jessie) Williams of Barry. Preceded by his parents and two brothers.

WHITE, Janis (Smock); b: 25Jan1942, Jacksonville, IL; d: 12Mar1987, Porterville, CA; bu: Porterville, CA; m: Larry White (date and place not stated); fa: Clarence Smock; mo: Cora (surname not stated). A resident of Porterville, CA Survived by her father of Jacksonville and her mother of Manchester; her husband; a daughter: April; and a son: Scott, both of Porterville, CA; two sisters: Joyce Caciatori of Auburn and Cheryl Howard of Winchester; eight brothers: Stephen of Roodhouse, Dan of Pekin, Richard of Missouri, David of Waverly, Stanley of Washington, IL, Mike of Lynnville, Gordon of Romania, CA, and Kevin of San Marcus, CA; and grandparents: Bill and Ethel Smock of Murrayville.

WHITE, Jean Elayne; b: (date not stated), Springfield, IL; d: 16Sep1978, Springfield, IL; bu: Ashland, IL; fa: Warren White; mo: Mildred Irene Davison. A resident of Springfield; formerly of Ashland. Survived by her parents; sisters: Connie Jo and Ruth Ann White of Ashland; a half-sister: Marjorie Duncan of Ashland; a half-brother: Forrest Linn Duncan, with the Army in Germany; and her maternal grandmother: Mrs. Della Davison of Ashland.

WHITE, Jesse James, Sr.; b: 14Mar1951, Tunica, Mississippi; d: 9Sep1993, Chicago, IL (Michael Reese Medical Center); bu: (not stated); m: Verneda Branch on 18Jun1971 (place not stated); fa: Tommie White; mo: Clara Banjo. A resident of Chicago; formerly of Jacksonville, IL Survived by his wife; his parents of Jacksonville; three sons: Jesse James, Jr. of Jacksonville and Danny and Steve, both of Chicago; three daughters: Charmain of Jacksonville and Michelle Jessentra and LaDonna, both of Chicago; three step-children: Edward, Katrina and Robert, all of Chicago; four grandchildren; four sisters: Eva Gilmore and Genova Freeman of Chicago, and Berta Harriel and Teresa White of Jacksonville; and four brothers: Willie, Sr., James, Sr., Robert, Sr.,and Frank, all of Jacksonville.

WHITE, Jessie P. (Ralph); b: 16Mar1892, near Pleasant Hill, IL; d: 19Jan1982, Pittsfield, IL (Illini Hospital); bu: Crescent Heights Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, IL; m: James H. White on 31Jan1912 in Pittsfield, IL; fa: George Ralph; mo: Jessie Robb. Husband preceded in death 21Jan1952. A resident of Pleasant Hill. Survived by two sons: James E. and Lee, both of Pleasant Hill; a daughter: Mrs. Joe (Jessie) Williams of Barry; and a granddaughter: Mrs. Shirley Page of Pleasant Hill who Mrs. White raised in her home; nine other grandchildren; and 15 g-grandchildren.

WHITE, Joan (McGuire) Banks; b: 28Mar1932, Scott Co., IL; d: 17Nov1990, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Winchester, IL; m: 1) Oren Banks; and 2) John White (dates and places not stated); fa: Lawrence McGuire; mo: Ellen Coleman. 2nd husband preceded in death. A former resident of Winchester, IL Survived by two sons: Lee Banks and Dale Banks, both of Saltillo, TX; four grandchildren; three brothers: Leonard McGuire of Winchester, Bernard McGuire of Arcadia, CA, and Francis McGuire of Caputa, S.D.; one sister: Catherine Shull of Alexis; and a friend: Richard Crow of Jacksonville. Preceded by one grandchild; and five brothers: Michael, Alphonsus, Paul, Lawrence, and Leo McGuire.

WHITE, Joan K.; b: 3Sep1962, Pittsfield, IL; d: 10Jul1979, Calhoun Co., IL; bu: Wilson Cemetery, Perry, IL; fa: Ray White; mo: Donna Marie Wagner. A resident of Pittsfield, IL Survived by her parents of Chambersburg; a sister: Mrs. Linda Long of Perry; two brothers: Gary and David, both at home; and her grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. Dennis Wagner of Chambersburg.

WHITE, Joseph J. "Skinny"; b: 8Dec1898, New Berlin, IL; d: 6Oct1976, Springfield, IL (Haven Nursing Home); bu: (not stated); fa: Frederick White; mo: Catherine Luby. A resident of New Berlin, IL WWII Army vet. Survived by a sister: Mrs. Catherine Cole of Coat City; two brothers: Edward White of Three Rivers, Michigan, and Robert J. White of New Berlin; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by three sisters: Margaret Frank, Mrs. Frances Keller and Mrs. Mary Stapleton; and three brothers: George, Fred and Lawrence.

WHITE, June (Sherrill); b: 6Jun1907, Virginia, IL; d: 20May1984, Edwardsburg, Michigan; bu: Walnut Grove Cemetery, Virginia, IL; m: Clyde L. White on 4Jul1949 in Little Rock, Ark.; fa: Lee Sherrill; mo: Bessie (surname not stated). Survived by her husband; a daughter: Mrs. Joan Carr of Edwardsburg; two grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and six sisters: Mrs. Betty Settles, Mrs. Besie Lou Smith, Mrs. Alberta Zillian and Mrs. Mary Ellen Briggs, all of Virginia, Mrs. Ruby Harris of Aurora, and Mrs. Toddy Hartman of California.

WHITE, Kenneth L. "Bill"; b: 10Aug1926, Pleasant Hill, IL; d: 5Apr1993, Pittsfield, IL; bu: Wells Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, IL; m: Connie Pennock (date and place not stated); fa: Willis L. White; mo: Lillie Ellen Davis. WWII Army vet. Survived by three sons: Grant White of Kinderhook, Kenny White of Pearl, and Ronnie White of Pittsfield; five grandchildren; two brothers: Joe White of Pittsfield and Clarence White of Brighton; three sisters: Ruby Mannier of Pittsfield, Eleanor Duffy of Glendale, AZ, and Lora Buschdieker of St. Charles, MO Preceded by two brothers: Fred and Bob White; and two sisters: Oma and Chloe.

WHITE, Larry L.; b: 17Apr1951,Scottville, IL; d: 15Jun1991 (place not stated); bu: Youngblood Cemetery, Nortonville, IL; m: Jean Lonergan on 30Mar1990 in Palmyra, IL; fa: Joseph White; mo: Opal McCan. A resident of rural Palmyra, IL Survived by his wife; his mother of Scottville; one daughter: Rebecca Ann White, at home; two sons: Joseph Larry White of Jacksonville and Jacob Daniel White, at home; five sisters: Josephine Barksdale of Anchorage, Alaska, Catherine Powell of Springfield, Caroline Curl of Roodhouse, Rosella Stewart of Palmyra, and Donna Mitchell of Roodhouse; and seven brothers: James H. White of Waverly, Leonard White of Berlin, Joe White of Roodhouse, Albert White of Palmyra, Hal White of Scottville, Marshall White of Athensville and George Allen White of Scottville. Preceded by two sisters: Elizabeth White and Margaret Irene Wood.

WHITE, Latonya Michelle; b: 28Apr1981, Jacksonville, IL; d: 18Jun1981, Jacksonville, IL; bu: East Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; fa: James Craig Turner; mo: Darlene White. Survived by parents; a sister: Denise Renee White; and a brother: Jimmy Lee White, Jr.; the following grandparents: Lula Armstrong of Jacksonville and Leona Kirkland of Cincinnati, OH, and James Clayburn Turner of Jacksonville; g-grandparents: Willeta Shannon of Jacksonville and Mr. & Mrs. John Shannon of Louisiana, MO

WHITE, Lawrence Charles; b: 9Oct1992, Jacksonville, IL; d: 9Oct1992, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Griggsville, IL; fa: Larry White; mo: Tammy Kirgan. Survived by his parents of Jacksonville; a half-sister: Shelby Lynn White of Jacksonville; paternal grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. Jim Stanberry of Jacksonville; maternal grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. Larry Kirgan of Griggsville; paternal g-grandparents: Roy Neff of Griggsville, Betty Brasel of Beardstown and Leona Rowley of Pittsfield; maternal g-grandparents: Pauline Walls of Portage Indiana, Betty Hardin of Houston, TX, and Mr. & Mrs. William Hardin of Elkhart, Indiana; paternal g-g-grandmother: Bernice Neff of Hardin; maternal g-g-grandmother: Alice Crawford of Jacksonville; and several aunts and uncles.

WHITE, Lee F.; b: 26Aug1898, Shelby Co., IL; d: 19Oct1977, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital); bu: Oak Hill Cemetery, Palmyra, IL; m: Ruby A. Dye on 16Dec1919 (place not stated); fa: Joseph White; mo: Mary Howell. A resident of rural Palmyra, IL Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Neva R. Aumiller of Pawnee; five sons: Ralph E. and Robert L., both of Peoria, Richard E. of Pawnee, Riley D. of Des Moines, IA, and Ronald F. of Brighton, CO; a sister: Mrs. Myrtle Cotton of Shelbyville, MO; two brothers: William of Memphis, MO, and Arthur of Emden, MO; 21 grand and 12 g-grandchildren.

WHITE, Lena M.; b: 30Jun1906, Greenfield, IL; d: 13Dec1995, Carrollton, IL (Boyd Hospital); bu: Oakwood Cemetery, Greenfield, IL; fa: Ira White; mo: Effie Coonrod. A resident of Carrollton. Survived by many friends. Preceded by her parents.

WHITE, Leonard H.; b: 16Jul1915, Scott Co., IL; d: 14Jan1987, Winchester, IL; bu: Winchester, IL; m: 1) Edna Tadlock; and 2) Wilma Litsey McMinn (dates and places not stated); fa: James Herbert White; mo: Sidna Ball. 2nd wife preceded in death in 1979. A resident of Winchester. Survived by the following children: Mrs. Mary Ellen Baker of Chicago, Kenneth White of Chicago, and Mrs. Paul (Barbara) Holmes of Winchester; two step-children: Mrs. Gordon (Marcy) Nolan of Jacksonville and Clarence "Bob" McMinn of Springfield; 11 grandchildren and one g-grandchild; three sisters: Mrs. Ollie Saffer, Mrs. Leonard (Hester) Benton, both of Winchester, and Margie Eandi of Rochester; and two brothers: Froman White and Don White, both of Winchester. Preceded by one brother: Chester White.

WHITE, Letha M. (Baker); b: 3Nov1906 near Versailles, Brown Co., IL; d: 14Jun1983, Mexico, MO; bu: West Side Cemetery, Versailles, IL; m: Harvey White on 26Jun1935 in Springfield, IL; fa: Charles Oliver Baker; mo: Maude Stevenson. Husband preceded in death in 1959. A resident of Versailles, IL Survived by two children: Mrs. Robert (Betsy) Kirgan of Mexico, MO; and a son: Charles A. of Wichita, KS; eight grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Preceded y a daughter; one brother; and one sister. {Member: Versailles Area Genealogical and Historical Society}

WHITE, Letty May (Smock); b: 29Jul1939, Murrayville, IL; d: 5Feb1995, Quincy, IL (Blessing Hospital); bu: (cremated); m: Jerry D. White on 28Oct1967 in Mt. Sterling, IL; fa: Troy Smock; mo: Lena Harney. A resident of Mt. Sterling, IL Survived by her husband; two sons: Randy Smock of Dacono, Colorado and Jerald White of Griggsville; one daughter: Sheryl White of Mt. Sterling; and four brothers: Richard Smock of Ashland, Troy Smock of Beardstown, Robert Smock of Ashland and Frank Smock of Murrayville. Preceded by three sisters: Louise Ashbaker, Mary Booth and Isabelle Killebrew; and two brothers: Orville and Charles Smock.

WHITE, Lillie (Castleberry); b: 8Dec1894, Manchester, IL; d: 9Dec1979, Quincy, IL (Veterans Home); bu: White Hall, IL; m: Ellery White in 1913 (place not stated); fa: Paul Castleberry; mo: Miranda Swarringin. Husband preceded in death in 1959. A former resident of White Hall. Survived by two sisters: Della Clatt of Roodhouse and Mrs. Nellie White of Alton. Preceded by eight brothers and one sister.

WHITE, Margaret L. (Hale); b: 9Aug1897, Tamaroa, IL; d: 10Mar1982, Cedar Rapids, IA (Health Care Center); bu: East Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Earl L. White on 24Jan1921 (place not stated); fa: Frank Hale; ;mo: Ella Dobbins. Husband preceded in death 1Feb1980. A former resident of Jacksonville, IL Survived by a daughter: Mrs. C. A. (Mary Lou) Reeve of Cedar Rapids; three grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. Preceded by a daughter.

WHITE, Marie (Edwards); b: 26Mar1902, Lacrosse, WI; d: 16May1993, Beardstown, IL; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: John J. White on 26Jul1937 (place not stated); fa: W. W. Edwards; mo: Cora Lechleidner. A resident of Beardstown. Survived by her husband; two daughters: Janet Murphy of Lombard and Deborah White of Chicago; three granddaughters; one niece; and two great-nieces. Preceded by one brother: Harold.

WHITE, Martinette (Baker); b: 25Aug1894, Morgan Co., IL; d: 19Dec1985, Jacksonville, IL (Convalescent Center); bu: Manchester, IL; m: Roy White 7Feb1917 (place not stated); fa: James Martin Baker; mo: Mary E. Blair. Husband preceded in death 21Jan1966. Survived by a son: James A. White of Joliet; two daughters: Mrs. William (Mary) Green of Manchester and Mrs. Delbert (Eva Mae) Estler of Okeechobee, FL; four grandchildren and four g-grandchildren. Preceded by four sisters.

WHITE, Mary E. (Bradbury); b: 17Apr1892, Perry, IL; d: 1Feb1979, Pittsfield, IL (Illini Hospital); bu: McCord Cemetery, Perry, IL; m: Robert R. White on 20Dec1911, near Perry, IL; fa: Charles Bradbury; mo: Lulu Browning. A resident of rural Perry, IL Survived by her husband; a daughter: Mrs. Lyndle (Wilma) Waters; and two sons: Dale and Maurice, all of Perry; a sister: Mrs. Ruth Hayden of Pomona, CA; a brother: Leo Bradbury of Pittsfield; eight grand and 11 g-grandchildren.

WHITE, Mary Ellen (Cross); b: 31Aug1897, Jersey Co., IL; d: 17Oct1976, Carrollton, IL; bu: Carrollton, IL; m: Samuel White, Sr. (date and place not stated); fa: Frank Cross; mo: Della Carter. Husband preceded in death in 1966. Survived by the following children: Miss Beatrice White of Carrollton, Mrs. Mary Robbins of East Alton, Samuel White, Jr., William White, and James White, all of Carrollton, John White of Cottage Hills, and Harry White of Waterloo, IA; 15 grand and 11 g-grandchildren; and one sister: Mrs. Josephine Shaw of California. Preceded by one son; two brothers; and two sisters.

WHITE, Mary L. (Willis); b: 7Oct1936, Literberry, IL; d: 13Jan1976, southeast of Jacksonville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: John White (date and place not stated); fa: Adam M. Willis; mo: Alice Decker. A resident of Jacksonville. Survived by her mother of Jacksonville; her husband; these children: John E., Thomas M., Judith D., Theresa Sue and Andrew C. White, all of Jacksonville. Preceded by her father. She was an only child and the last of her immediate family.

WHITE, Mary (Bishop) Sykes; b: 12Nov1912, Greenfield, IL; d: 28Jan1993, Carrollton, IL (Boyd Hospital); bu: White Hall, IL; m: 1) Lee Sykes on 4Oct1927; and 2)Claude G. White on 30Dec1960 (places not stated); fa: Fred Bishop; mo: Amanda Chapman. 1st husband preceded in death 20Nov1959; 2nd 27Oct1979. A resident of White Hall. Survived by a son: William Lee Sykes of White Hall; a daughter: Mrs. James (Betty) Weber of White Hall; four grand and ten g-grandchildren. Preceded by a sister: Nona Bell; and two brothers: Lester and William Bishop.

WHITE, Maxine (Harn); b: 14Jun1914, Beardstown, IL; d: 21May1981, Peoria, IL; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Tom Harn; mo: Wilma Demy. A resident of Peoria, IL Survived by a sister: Mrs. N. B. (Margaret) Murray of Macomb; and a niece: Mrs. Pat (Linda) Harris of Beardstown. Preceded by a brother.

WHITE, Mildred L. (Vogt); b: 29Dec1911, Petersburg, IL; d: 1Sep1982, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital); bu: Sacred Heart Cemetery, Franklin, IL; m: F. Joseph White on 30Nov1939 in Petersburg, IL; fa: John Vogt; mo: Julia Vaughn. Husband preceded in death 1Jun1975. A resident of New Berlin, IL Survived by a son: Michael of Bloomington; two daughters: Mary Ann Chandler of Curryville, MO, and Susan Lovekamp of New Berlin; four grandchildren; a sister: Velma Tibbs of Petersburg; three brothers: Harry and Lloyd Vogt of Petersburg, and John Clifford Vogt of New Berlin. Preceded by three children: Richard Joseph, Martha Ann and James Edward; and two brothers: Ernest and Clarence Vogt.

WHITE, Mina; b: 15Jul1899, Greene Co., IL; d: 1Nov1982, White Hall, IL; bu: White Hall, IL; fa: Albert White; mo: Mattie Davis. Survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.

WHITE, Norman I.; b: 8Dec1912, East Newburn, IL; d: 15Feb1991, Wood River, IL (Hospital); bu: Winchester, IL; m: Nellie M. Hazelrigg on 27Mar1948 in Carbondale, IL; fa: Frank White; mo: Mae Reed. A resident of East Alton, IL Survived by his wife; three nieces: Mrs. Leonard (Dixie) Hoots of Winchester, Jo Ann Campbell of Australia and Mrs. Ward (Barbara) Dunseth of Jacksonville; and several great-nieces and nephews.

WHITE, Olive M. (Campbell); b: 16Nov1916, Schuyler Co., IL; d: 6Nov1994, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital); bu: Brooklyn, IL; m: Floyd R. White on 20Jun1935 in Rushville, IL; fa: Valentine Campbell; mo: Julia Croxton. Husband preceded in death 9Nov1958. A resident of Macomb, IL Survived by four sons: Garry (wife, Nancy) White and Michael (wife, Cindy) White, both of Macomb, Jimmy (wife, Karma) White of Pearland, TX, and T. Patrick (wife, Renae) White of West Lynn, Oregon; four daughters: Betty (husband, Mike) Paul and Floy (husband, Joe) Culp of Anchorage, Alaska, and Mary Robinson of Wood Dale; three brothers: Verne Campbell of Littleton, Harold Campbell of Princeville and Herbert Campbell of Mt. Vernon; three sisters: Elizabeth Williams of Macomb, Dorothy Peacock of Pekin and Mary (husband, Knight) Dean of Great Falls, Montana; 27 great and 15 g-grandchildren. Preceded by two grandsons; one brother; and one sister.

WHITE, Opal (McCann); b: 16Mar1913, near Nortonville, IL; d: 29Mar1992, rural Scottville, IL; bu: Youngblood Cemetery, Nortonville, IL; m: Joseph White (date and place not stated); fa: Henry McCann; mo: Ida Alexander. Husband preceded in death 3Oct1964. A resident of Scottville, IL Survived by five daughters: Josephine Barksdale of Anchorage, Alaska, Catherine Powell of Springfield, Carol Curl of Roodhouse, Rosella Stewart of Palmyra and Donna Mitchell of Roodhouse; seven sons: James H. of Waverly, Leonard of Berlin, Joe of Roodhouse, Albert of Palmyra, Hal of Scottville, Marshall of Athensville, and George Allen White of Scottville; 36 grand and 35 g-grandchildren; five sisters: Gladys Woolfolk of Scottville, Merle Dugger of Scottville, Minnie Stilwell of Los Angeles, CA, Louise Chaudoin of Franklin, and Cora Perry of Meredosia; and one half-brother: Guy Alexander of Jacksonville. Preceded by one son: Larry; and two daughters: Elizabeth White and Margaret Irene Wood.

WHITE, Orville R.; b: 26Dec1917, Morgan Co., IL; bu: Waverly, IL; m: Eva Goacher on 26Sep1940 (place not stated); fa: Marshal White; mo: Florence Stewart. A resident of rural Waverly, IL Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mrs. Frances Rhea of Naperville; four grandchildren; two brothers: Harold and Dean, both of Springfield; and two sisters Hester McFarland and Ann Brown, both of Springfield; and several nieces and nephews.

WHITE, Oyer "Bigon"; b: 17Feb1897, near Franklin, IL; d: 3Jul1978, Franklin, IL; bu: Youngblood Cemetery, Nortonville, IL; fa: Charles White; mo: Sarah Bryant. A resident of Franklin. WWII vet. Survived by a sister: Mrs. Emma Mae Crow of rural Jacksonville; a brother: Russell White of Athens; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by a brother: Ralph in 1939.

WHITE, Pauline R. (Menely); b: 31May1915, Rushville, IL; d: 12Feb1996, Springfield,Il. (Memorial Hospital); bu: Rushville, IL; m: Vaughn O. "Bill" White on 2Jul1948 in Rushville, IL; fa: Harry Menely; mo: Grace Bradbury. Husband preceded in death 29Mar1967. A resident of Rushville, IL Survived by one son: Bill of Rushville; two grandchildren; and one sister: Mildred Ford of Rushville. Preceded by two sisters: Mary Hartman and Virginia Cady; and two brothers: Carl and Harry Menely.

WHITE, R. Glenn "Jack"; b: 20Aug1917, Pleasant Plains, IL; d: 24Jun1996, Springfield, IL; bu: Pleasant Plains, IL; m: Mary Hagele on 27Dec1947 in Springfield, IL; fa: Thomas S. White; mo: Grace Newman. Wife preceded in death in 1979. A resident of rural Pleasant Plains, IL WWII Army vet. Survived by one son: Tom White of Springfield; two daughters: Sharon White and Pam Catalani, both of Pleasant Plains; three granddaughters; one niece; and many cousins. Preceded by one brother: Emory White; and one sister: Fay White.

WHITE, Ralph C.; b: 17Apr1892, Thomasville, Alabama; d: 7Mar1989, Sun City, AZ; bu: East Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Corinne Pipenbring (date and place not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). A resident of Sun City; formerly of Jacksonville. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Eugene (Janice) Edlen of Sun City West, AZ; two sons: Ralph C. White, Jr. of Upper Sinclair, PA., and John L. White of St. Louis, MO; a sister-in-law: Margaret Gruny of Jacksonville; five grand and nine g-grandchildren.

WHITE, Robert J.; b: 26Sep1896, New Berlin, IL; d: 7May1979, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital); bu: Pleasant Plains, IL; m: Margaret Pfeffer on 10Sep1929 in New Berlin, IL; fa: Frederick White; mo: Catherine Luby. Wife preceded in death 15Apr1972. A resident of New Berlin, IL WWII vet. Survived by one sister: Mrs. Kathryn Cole of Coal City; and one brother: Edward White of Three Rivers, Michigan. Preceded by three sisters: Mrs. Margaret Frank, Mrs. Frances Keller and Mrs. Mary Stapleton; and four brothers: George, Fred, Lawrence and Joseph.

WHITE, Robert P.; b: 30Nov1912, Griggsville, IL; d: 27Mar1976, Pittsfield, IL; bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: Betty Goomgardner (date and place not stated); fa: Wilbur White; mo: Blanche Hayden. WWII vet. Survived by his wife; a son: Jack of St. Ann, MO; four grandchildren; three sisters: Mildred Virgin and Geneva White, both of Lake Tahoe, Nevada, and Mardell Willard, living in he sate of Virginia; and one brother: Jack White of Los Angeles, CA

WHITE, Robert R.; b: 26Apr1889, Perry, Pike Co., IL; d: 28Sep1979, Pittsfield, IL (Illini Hospital); bu: McCord Cemetery, Perry, IL; m: Mary Bradbury on 20Dec1911, near Perry, IL; fa: Joseph White; mo: Ida Davis. Wife preceded in death 1Feb1979. A resident of rural Perry, IL Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Wilma Waters of Perry; two sons: Dale of Baylis and Maurice of Perry; a brother: Harry of Perry; nine grand and 12 g-grandchildren. Preceded by two sisters and four brothers.

WHITE, Rocheleau "Aunt Bo"; b:10Dec1902, Toledo, IL; d: 2May1995, Springfield, IL; bu: Toledo, IL; fa: John Douglas White; mo: Viola Levona Russell. Survived by four nieces: Winnie Grubaugh of Melvindale, MN, Waneta Hartley of Pleasant Plains, Arlowyne Kopatz of Springfield, and Erlin DeCroix Tromble of Springfield; and one nephew: Jerry White of Springfield. Preceded by three sisters: Essie Yoder, Winnie Sheehan and Suma Russell; and two brothers: John White and George White.

WHITE, Ruby Ann (Dye); b: 29Oct1900, Shelbyville, MO; d: 18Jan1984, Springfield, IL (Humana Hospital); bu: Oak Hill Cemetery, Palmyra, IL; m: Lee White on 16Dec1919 in Shelbyville, IL; fa: William Edward Dye; mo: Elizabeth Calvert. Husband preceded in death 19Oct1977. A resident of rural Palmyra, IL Survived by one daughter: Reva Aumiller of Pawnee; three sons: Ralph of Peoria, Richard of Pawnee, and Riley of Woodward, IA; 21 grand and 23 g-grandchildren. Preceded by two sons and two brothers.

WHITE, Russell C.; b: 26Oct1899, Greene Co., IL; d: 1Jan1976, Scottville, IL; bu: West Cemetery, Scottville, IL; m: Mabel Kissinger on 13Apr1922 (place not stated); fa: Logan White; mo: Martha Rafferty. A resident of Scottville. Survived by h is wife; the following children: Mrs. Vera Neighbors of Scottville, Mrs. Carlene Vinyard of Palmyra, Francis White of Greenfield, and Floyd White of Scottville; seven grand and three g-grandchildren.

WHITE, Ruth E. (Rawlings) Baker; b: 30Aug1909, Jacksonville, IL; d: 31Oct1995, Jacksonville, IL (Morganview Nursing Home); bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: 1) Paul C. Baker in October, 1933; and 2) George H. White on 17Sep1951 (places not stated); fa: Edwin J. Rawling; mo: Anna Kellogg. 1st husband preceded in death in December, 1937; 2nd on 4May1965. A resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Springfield. Survived by several nieces and nephews. Preceded by a sister: Helen Mathews; and a half-sister: Edith Roloff.

WHITE, Sammie; b: 20May1953, Tunica, Mississippi; d: 5Jul1976, Jacksonville, IL; bu: East Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Karen Angelo on 14Jun1973 (place not stated); fa: Tommy White; mo: Clara Bano. Survived by his parents of Jacksonville; his wife; these brothers and sisters: Jessie James, Willie James, Robert Earl, Frankie Lee, Jimmy Lee, Bertha May and Teresa White, all of Jacksonville, and Eva Lee Gilmore, and Jenola Gilmore, both of Chicago.

WHITE, Samuel, Jr.; b: 8Aug1925, Carrollton, IL; d: 30Dec1985, Carrollton, IL; bu: Carrollton, IL; m: Grace (surname and date/place not stated); fa: Samuel White; mo: Mary Ellen Cross. WWII Marine vet. Survived by his former wife: Grace; two sons: Steve and Sam III, both of Carrollton; six grandchildren; two sisters: Beatrice White of White Hall and Mary Robbins of East Alton; and four brothers: William and James, both of Carrollton, John of Cottage Hills and Harry of Davenport, IA.

WHITE, Velma (Vaniter); b: 21Feb1930, Chapin, IL; d: 6Apr1976, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Chapin, IL; m: Charles White on 8May1950 in Sorento, IL; fa: Alva Vaniter; mo: Cora Surratt. A resident of Chapin, IL Survived by her husband; four daughters: Pattie Caldwell of Kelly Lake, MN, Gloria Nobis of Champaign, Mary Lee Knox of Chapin and Cora Sue Surratt of Murrayville; five grandchildren; sisters and brothers: Alice Catalano of Springfield, Betty Magos of Chicago, Carol Stevens of Sacramento, CA, William Vaniter of Chapin, Bobby Vaniter of Murrayville, Alva Vaniter of Merritt and Louis Vaniter of Jacksonville.

WHITE, Virginia (Clark); b: 7Jun1918 (place not stated); d: 24May1994, Urbana, IL (Covenant Medical Center); bu: Monticello Cemetery; m: Walter E. White on 2Aug1940 in Champaign, IL; fa: James R. Clark; mo: Laura Clemons. A former resident of Mt. Sterling, IL Survived by her husband; two sons: James E. of Seymour and David C. of Bement; two daughters: Mrs. Bill (Margaret) Scranton of Mt. Sterling and Mrs. Tom (Mary) Murphy of White Heath; five grandchildren; two sisters: Ruth Peacock of Mt. Sterling and Lola French of Elmhurst; three brothers: J. Rolland Clark and George A. Clark, both of Mt. Sterling, and Donald E. Clark of Ferguson, MO; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by one brothers: Clemons E. Clark.

WHITE, Walter L.; b: 1Oct1906, Decatur, IL; d: 6Jan1994, Jacksonville, IL (Barton Stone Nursing Home); bu: Murrayville, IL; m: Esther Million on 5Mar1937 in Murrayville, IL; fa: William Land White; mo: Rose Wallett. Wife preceded in death 7Dec1993. A resident of Franklin, IL WWII Army Air Corp vet. Survived by more than 100 nieces and nephews.

WHITE, Wanda (maiden name unknown); b: (not stated); d: 27Jun1978, Decatur, IL; bu: Decatur, IL; m: Bill White (date and place not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). A resident of Decatur; formerly of Jacksonville. Survived by her husband; a son: David; and a daughter: Sheila, all of Decatur.

WHITE, Wilma (Litsey); b: 13Apr1925, Shawneetown, IL; d: 5Jan1979, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: (not stated); m: Leonard White on 6May1959 (place not stated); fa: Lawrence Litsey; mo: Alice (surname not stated). A resident of rural Winchester, IL Survived by her husband; her father of Chicago; her step-father: Frank Watkins of Exeter; her foster mother: Emma Raboin; two daughters: Mrs. Gordon (Marcella) Nolan of Jacksonville and Miss Barbara White of rural Winchester; one son: Clarence "Bob" McMinn of Quincy; a step-son: Kenneth White of Chicago; and a step-daughter: Mary Ellen Baker of Chicago. Preceded by her mother; her foster father: Chester Raboin; two infant daughters; and one sister.

WHITED, Anal May (Bivens); b: 4Dec1893, Rock Farm, IL; d: 23Feb1988, Beardstown, IL (Meyers Nursing Home); bu: Rushville, IL; m: Fred Whited in August, 1910 in Peoria, IL; fa: Bert Bivens; mo: Lennis Mills. Husband preceded in death 14Apr1975. A resident of Rushville. Survived by a son: Earl of Lakeland, FL; four grand, 11 g-grand and nine g-g-grandchildren. Preceded by an infant daughter; a son: Merle; two brothers; and a sister.

WHITED, Dean W.; b: 3Mar1901, Cooperstown, IL; d: 4Aug1978, Rushville, IL (Culbertson Hospital); bu: Cooperstown, IL; fa: Joseph Whited; mo: Lizzie Adams. A resident of rural Mt. Sterling, IL Survived by a brother: Mark Whited of Mt. Sterling; two aunts: Ida Underwood of Beardstown and Agnes Evans of Canton; and several cousins. Preceded by his father on 1Jan1955; his mother on 3Mar1967; and a sister: Ruth Moore.

WHITED, Elmer; b: 24Feb1887, Brown Co., IL; d: 15Feb1979, Rushville, IL; bu: Rushville, IL; fa: Johnson Whited; mo: Melissa Milton. Survived by a half-brother: Richard Whited of Bartonville; three half-sisters: Mrs. Minnie Bryant of Rushville, Mrs. Olivia Allen of Peoria and Mrs. Gussie Peacock of Bartonville; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded by four brothers; six sisters; a half-brother; and a half-sister.

WHITED, Loreh H.; b: 12Nov1897, Cooperstown, IL; d: 20Feb1976, Beardstown, IL; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: Hazel B. Harmon on 26Jun1937 in Beardstown, IL; fa: William Thomas Whited; mo: Margaret Dunmire. Wife preceded in death 15Oct1951. Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Sandy Lindley; and a brother: Russell Whited of Beardstown.

WHITED, Olga (Logsdon); b: 30Sep1897, Brown Co., IL; d: 20Feb1977, Rushville, IL (Culbertson Hospital); bu: Versailles, IL; m: Joseph Daniel Whited on 24Feb1963 in Quincy, IL; fa: Edward E. Logsdon; mo: Minnie Evelyn Brewer. A resident of Mt. Sterling, IL Survived by her husband; a son: Carl H. Hurst of Glendale, CA; a step-son: Robert Milton Whited of Wildwood, Ga.; two brothers: Dorris Logsdon of Mt. Sterling and Ernie Logsdon of Quincy; a sister: Ola Utterback of Quincy; and five grandchildren.

WHITED, Roy R.; b: 22Dec1904, Milo, IA; d: 25Nov1984, Jerseyville, IL (Greenwood Manor Nursing Home); bu: Medora, IL; m: Freeda Gourley on 10Oct1928 in Edwardsville, IL; fa: Rollin T. Whited; mo: Leona Dunn. A resident of Medora, IL Survived by h is wife; two daughters: Phyllis Buettel of Brighton and Evelyn Worley of Godfrey; a son: Glenn Whited of Carrollton; 11 grand and eight g-grandchildren; and a brother: Howard Whited of Cheyenne, Wyoming.

WHITED, Viola E. (Wagner); b: 29Jan1912, near Fishhook, IL; d: 19Apr1985, Beardstown, IL; bu: Hersman, IL; m: Earl Whited on 13Feb1931 in Mt. Sterling, IL; fa: Ralph Wagner; mo: Carrie Miller. A resident of Beardstown; formerly of Schuyler Co., IL Survived by her husband; two sons: Wayne of Newton, KS and Lyle; two daughters: Erma Musgrave of Washington, IL, and Betty Latvaitis of Peoria; nine grand and 13 g-grandchildren; and four brothers: Emmett Wagner of Mt. Sterling, Loren Wagner of Hernando, Fa., Homer Wagner of Las Vegas, Nevada, and Clyde Wagner of Mt. Sterling. Preceded by one grandchild and two brothers.

WHITED, William Russell; b: 12Apr1908, Beardstown, IL; d: 8Oct1995, St. Louis, MO (Oak Forest Nursing Home); bu: Beardstown, IL; m: Wilma E. Anderson in 1943 at St. Charles, MO; fa: William Thomas Whited; mo: Sarah Dunmeier. Wife preceded in death. A resident of St. Louis, MO Survived by two sons: Donald of Berwyn and Ronald of Falmouth, Mass.; two daughters: Phyllis Boots of Joliet and Patsy Jones of St. Louis; 16 grand and 11 g-grandchildren.

WHITED, Wilma E. (Brown); b: 22Aug1913, Beardstown, IL; d: 25May1977, Beardstown; bu: Beardstown, IL; m: William R. Whited on 3Jan1942 (place not stated); fa: Albert Brown; mo: Lillian Skiles. Survived by her husband; these children: Mrs. James (Patsy) Jones of St. Louis, MO and Mrs. Velma Anderson of Taylorville; these step-children: Donald Whited of Berwyn, Ill, Ronald and Michael of Cape Cod, Mass. William of Houston, TX and Phyllis Boots of Joliet; 18 grand and five g-grandchildren; and these brothers and sisters: Albert J. Brown of Alton, William E. Brown of Godfrey, Lillian Roettgers of Brighton and Margaret French of Wood River.

WHITEFIELD, Bernice Irene (Bough); b: 11May1917, Pike Co., IL; d: 10Nov1984, Griggsville, IL; bu: Griggsville, IL; m: Frankie Whitefield on 30Jan1937 in Monticello, MO; fa: Gilbert Bouch; mo: Minnie Kleinlein. Survived by her husband; her mother: Minnie Bough of Versailles; three daughters: Mrs. William G. (Darlene) Harter and Mrs. Diana Daniel, both of Pittsfield, and Mrs. Eddie L. (Donna) Hyde of Blandinsville; seven grand and two g-grandchildren. Preceded by her father; and one brother.

WHITEHEAD, Earl Leroy; b: 28Apr1909, Roodhouse, IL; d: 3Mar1994, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; m: Gladys L. Riddle on 24Jul1937 in Carrollton, IL; fa: Edward Lee Whitehead; mo: Hazel Vinyard. A resident of Roodhouse. Survived by his wife; a son: Lanny Whitehead of Roodhouse; four grand and four g-grandchildren; one sister: Evelyn Taylor of Macomb; and a half-brother: Edward Lee Whitehead of Jerseyville. Preceded by one son: Earl Leroy Whitehead, Jr.; two brothers: Jack and Paul Whitehead; and one sister: Catherine Norris.

WHITEHEAD, Henry Paul; b: 28Sep1915, Roodhouse, IL; d: 29Dec1983, Macomb, IL; bu: Good Hope, IL; m: Genevieve Howe (date and place not stated); fa: Edward Lee Whitehead; mo: Hazel Vinyard. A resident of Colchester, IL WWII Navy vet. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Paula Moore of Joplin, MO; four step-sons: Lowell Manley of Rock Falls, Gene, Delo, and Windell Howe, all of Good Hope; three grandchildren; two brothers: Earl Whitehead of Roodhouse and Edward Lee Whitehead of Alton; and a sister: Evelyn Taylor of Macomb. Preceded by a brother and a sister.

WHITEHEAD, Jackie Evert; b: 19Mar1924 (place not stated); d: 20Feb1976, Bellville, IL (Scott Air Force Base); bu: Oak Grove Cemetery, Jerseyville, IL; m: Blanche LeVerne Whitworth; fa: Edward Lee Whitehead; mo: Hazel Vinyard. A resident of Roodhouse, IL WWII Navy vet. Survived by his wife; a son: David of Fort Leonard Wood, MO; two daughters: Mrs. Lee (Theresa) Hammon of Murrayville and Mrs. Kevin (Susan) Ivers of Hillview; three brothers: Earl of Roodhouse, Edward Lee of Jerseyville and Paul of Good Hope; and a sister: Mrs. Charles (Evelyn) Taylor of Macomb; and four grandchildren. Preceded by one son and one sister.

WHITEHEAD, John "Jack"; b: 20Oct1912, Marengo, IA; d: 13Sep1983, Jacksonville; bu: Hersman Cemetery, Brown Co., IL; m: Betty Agnew on 17Jun1971 (place not stated); fa: Lawrence Whitehead; mo: Annie Moore. WWII vet. Survived by his wife and mother of Amery, WI; and the following children: John M. of Charles City, IA, Donna Bartlett of Sheldon, IA, and Heidi Osborn of San Diego, CA; eight grandchildren; five sisters and one brother: Marguerite Whitmer of Jacksonville, June Ferris of Castleton, IL, Fern Shirley of Jacksonville, Ruth Benter of Waterloo, IA, and Mary Jerry of Turtle Lake, WI, and Lawrence "Red" of Amery, WI

WHITEHEAD, William Frederick; b: 4Jun1927, Manchester, IL; d: 4Jul1983, Jerseyville, IL (Community Hospital); bu: White Hall, IL; m: Janice Irene Savage in Alton, IL (date not stated); fa: William Martin Whitehead; mo: Elsie Mae Buchanan. A resident of Godfrey, IL Survived by his wife; their children: William Martin Whitehead of Bethalto and Mrs. Ray (Malinda) Taylor of Medora; three grandchildren; one sister: Robertus Downs of Godfrey; and one brother: Robert Whitehead of Omaha, Neb. Preceded by one half-sister.

WHITEHOUSE, Patricia Ann (Wilkes) Crumley; b: 30Nov1923, Cleveland, OH; d: 13Apr1994, Crossville, Tenn.; bu: Fairfield Glade Community Church Columbarium, Tenn.; m: 1) (not stated); and 2) Bruce Whitehouse (date and place not stated); fa: George Wilkes; mo: Muriel (surname not stated). A resident of Fairfield Glade, Tenn. Survived by her husband: Bruce Whitehouse; three sons: Guy Crumley of Jacksonville, Farrell Crumley of Wellington, OH, and Cobb Crumley of Loraine, OH; two step-daughters: Kristen Cavallini of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, and Holly Delman of Elyria, OH; one step-son: Bruce J. Whitehouse of Jamestown, R.I.; one sister: Jean McFerren of Ohio; and six grandchildren.

WHITEMAN, Leta (Patterson); b: (not stated); d: 23Mar1985, Sherwood, OR; bu: Vernonia, OR; m: Charles O. Whiteman (date and place not stated); fa: Joseph W. Patterson; mo: Ida Groce. Husband preceded in death. A former Greene Co., l. resident; was 86 years of age at death. Survived by ten children; one sister: Mrs. Fannie Teter of Jacksonville. Preceded by a brother: J. H. Patterson of White Hall; and a sister: Virginia Ballard of Jacksonville.

WHITESIDE, Edna (Chandler); b: 2Oct1898, Montezuma township, Pike Co., IL; d: 22Feb1985, Jacksonville, IL (Ivanhoe Manor Nursing Home); bu: Milton-Smith Cemetery; m: Guy Whiteside on 24Aug1949 in White Hall, IL; fa: William Chandler; mo: Anna Rae Wheeler. Husband preceded in death 20Jul1953. A former resident of Milton, IL Survived by numerous cousins. Preceded in death by one brother: John.

WHITESIDE, Hazel (Marsh); b: 23Sep1900, Roodhouse, IL; d: 30Apr1985, White Hall, IL; bu: White Hall, IL; m: Russell J. Whiteside on 10Apr1920 (place not stated); fa: John L. Marsh; mo: Ida Williams. Husband preceded in death 16Dec1971. Survived by several nieces and nephews. Preceded by a brother and three sisters.

WHITESIDE, Herbert A.; b: 3Oct1914, Pond, Johnson Co., IL community; d: 26May1978, Murrayville, IL; bu: Murrayville, IL; m: 1) Gwendolyn Fern Buchanan (date and place not stated); and 2) Pauline V. Watkins on1Aug1968 in Winchester, IL; fa: James H. Whiteside; mo: Della Fern (surname not stated). 1st wife preceded in death 17Apr1965. A resident of Murrayville. Survived by his wife; three daughters: Mrs. Donald (Evelyn) Quick of Davenport, , IA, Mrs. Herbert (Nancy) Brown of Alton , and Mrs. David (Mary) Hawkins of Arenzville; a son: James of Decatur; a brother: Lyndell of Vienna; a sister: Gladys Baker of Vienna; 11 grandchildren; and one g-grandchild. Preceded by a child, a brother, and three grandchildren.

WHITESIDE, Nellie (Johnson); b: 4Nov1887, Montgomery Co., IL; d: 29Jan1987, Carrollton, IL; bu: Carrollton, IL; m: George M. Whiteside on 27Aug1913 (place not stated); fa: Edward Johnson; mo: Charlotte English. Husband preceded in death 28Jul1963. Survived by one son: Rear Adm. George A. Whiteside of Orlando, FL; three grandchildren: Carol Manuel, Mary Rogerson and George A. Whiteside, Jr.; three g-grandchildren; and one sister: Mrs. Charlotte Burrus of Carrollton. Preceded by one brother; one sister; and one son: Frank E. Whiteside. {Member: D.A.R., Carrollton Chapter)

WHITESIDE, Robert Clarence; b: 5Jan1935, White Hall, IL; d: 9Feb1984, White Hall, IL; bu: White Hall, IL; m: Martha J. Colvin on 22Feb1976 in Kane, IL; fa: Clarence A. Whiteside; mo: Hazel H. Heberling. Army vet. Survived by his wife; a sister: Mrs. Donald (Ruth) Reynolds of Carrollton; a brother: James D. Whiteside of Jerseyville; his mother of Carrollton; and several nieces and nephews.

WHITESIDE, Theron Harvey "Ted"; b: 10Oct1903, Hillview, IL; d: 15Mar1983, Grand Rapids, Michigan (Veterans Facility); bu: Walkerville, IL; m: 1) Dorothy Reid in Brooklyn, N.Y.; and 2) Hazel Edith Newfelts Boyd in Los Angeles, CA (dates not stated); fa: Charles Oren Whiteside; mo: Harriett Agnes Neece. A former resident of White Hall, IL Both wives preceded in death. Army & Navy vet. Survived by a son: Don Whiteside of Ontario, Canada; five grandchildren; two sisters: Mrs. Ruby McEvers McQuade of Portland, OR and Mrs. Mary Anne Boyd of Detroit, Michigan. Preceded by two brothers.

WHITFIELD, Clara (Cole); b: 24Nov1900, Fulton Co., IL; d: 14Sep1981, Jacksonville, IL (Convalescent Center); bu: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, IL; m: Edward Whitfield (date and place not stated); fa: James Cole; mo: Sarah Kluney. Husband preceded in death in 1949. A resident of Virginia, IL Survived by a brother: Voight Cole of Peoria; a sister: Eda Meyers of Havana; and nieces and nephews. Preceded by a son, two brothers, and two sisters.

WHITLOCK, Alberta B. (Crawford); b: 2Sep1908, Waverly, IL; d: 5Feb1988, Pittsfield, IL (Illini Hospital); bu: West Cemetery, Pittsfield, IL; m: Harley Earl Whitlock on 5Feb1927 in East Alton, IL; fa: Amos Allen Crawford; mo: Lily Mae Brown. Husband preceded in death 13Apr1951. A resident of New Salem, IL Survived by two sons: Harley P. of Baylis and George M. of New Salem; three daughters: Mrs. Edwin (Mardell) Hammitt of New Salem, Mrs. Genevieve Ridgeway of Pittsfield, and Mrs. Walter (Mary Jane) Crowder of Grunel; 23 grand and 23 g-grandchildren; a brother: Amos A. Crawford of Denton, Md.; and a sister: Mrs. Gib (Naomi) Keller of White Hall. Preceded by four sons: Robert J. Whitlock and three who died in infancy; a grandson: Billie Whitlock; a g-grandson: Kip Mefford; two brothers: Dick and Earl Crawford; and four sisters.

WHITLOCK, Burton T.; b: 28Mar1928, Franklin, IL; d: 3Sep1992, Cody, Wyoming; bu: (cremated); m: Shirley E. James on 25Jun1949 in Hannibal, MO; fa: Harry Whitlock; mo: Glenna Mae Seymour. A former resident of Franklin, IL Survived by his wife; one daughter: Cindy Sudduth of Dayton, OH; two sons: James of Kelseyville, CA, and Harry of Lanstuhl, Germany; seven grandchildren; three sisters: Anne Hohimer of Ashland, Kay Austiff of Chatham and Sharon Toler of Franklin; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by his parents; and one brother: Willard Lee Whitlock.

WHITLOCK, Edwin B.; b: 15Apr1907, Alton, IL; d: 9Oct1987, Carrollton, IL (Boyd Hospital); bu: St. John's Cemetery, Carrollton, IL; m: Frances Goeddey on 24Jun1936 in Carrollton, IL; fa: Peter Whitlock; mo: Rosa Thiel. A resident of Carrollton. Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mrs. Fred (Mary Helen) Isringhausen of Carrollton; three grandchildren: Richard, Gerald and Kenneth; three g-grandchildren; one sister: Mrs. Irene Wagner of Wichita, , KS; and two brothers: Ralph and Walter Whitlock, both of Carrollton. Preceded by two sisters.

WHITLOCK, France C. (Goeddey); b: 4Jul1905, Spanky, IL; d: 23Feb1989, Carrollton, IL; bu: St. John's Cemetery, Carrollton, IL; m: Edwin B. Whitlock on 24Jun1936 in Carrollton, IL; fa: John Goeddey; mo: Catherine Bruns. Husband preceded in death 9Oct1987. A resident of Carrollton. Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Fred (Mary Helen) Isringhausen of Carrollton; three grand and three g-grandchildren; two sisters: Helena Goeddey of Carrollton and Anne Meade of Palmyra, MO; and one brother: Joe Goeddey of Carrollton. Preceded by one sister: Mary Schnelt; three brothers: John, George and Henry Goeddey; and one son: Henry.

WHITLOCK, Gary H.; b: (not stated); d: 22Jul1984, Patchogue, Long Island, N.Y.; bu: Patchogue, N.Y.; m: Lillian (surname and date/place not stated); fa: Everett Whitlock; mo: Lulu (surname not stated). Was 88 years of age at death. Survived by his wife; a son: Dale; five granddaughters; and two sisters: Myra Jane Wallace of Celina, OH and Elberta Cooper of Palmyra.

WHITLOCK, Glenna Mae (Seymour); b: 20Nov1906, Denver; d: Dec1991 (place not stated); bu: Franklin, IL; m: Harry Lee Whitlock on 1Jun1927 in Franklin, IL; fa: Dale Seymour; mo: Ollie Miner. Husband preceded in death 18Aug1980. A resident of Franklin, IL Survived by one son: Burton Whitlock of Cody, WY; three daughters: Anne Hohimer of Ashland, Kay Austiff of Chatham, and Sharon Toler of Franklin; one brother: Nelson Seymour of Waverly; 14 grand and 16 g-grandchildren. Preceded by a son: William Lee; and a brother: Taylor Seymour.

WHITLOCK, John G. "Jack"; b: 2Feb1911, Greene Co., IL; d: 26Sep1981, Jacksonville, FL; bu: (cremated); m: Virginia (surname and date/place not stated); fa: Anderson Whitlock; mo: Emma Long. Survived by his wife; a daughter: Virginia Lee Semple of FL; a son: Sidney Gene of Longview, WA; four grandchildren; one g-grandchild; a sister: Hazel Grizzle of White Hall; four brother: Wilbur of White Hall, Randell of Carrollton, Porter of Fieldon, and Anderson of Noble, OK.

WHITLOCK, Lois (Erwin); b: 19Feb1926, Kane, IL; d: 20Jun1993, Alton, IL (St. Anthony Hospital); bu: Kane, IL; m: Jack R. Whitlock on 10Oct1942 in St. Charles, MO; fa: C. E. "Shine" Erwin; mo: Lyda Murray. A resident of Kane, IL Survived by her husband; one daughter: Mrs. Charles (L. S. "Cindy) McClary of VanVleck, TX; one son: R. Craig (wife, Ann) Whitlock of East Moline; four grand and two g-grandchildren; one sister: Edith Bean of Kane; and one brother: Byron Erwin of Kane.

WHITLOCK, Millard D.; b: 15Mar1899, Greene Co., IL; d: 25Nov1985, Jacksonville IL.; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Thelma Dunniway on 20Oct1920 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Herbert T. Whitlock; mo: Leonora Sullivan. Survived by his wife; one son: Jim Whitlock of Daytona Beach, FL; two grand and three g-grandchildren. Preceded by one son: Richard in August, 1984; and one brother.

WHITLOCK, Richard L.; b: 28Mar1932, Birmingham, Alabama; d: 12Aug1984, Peoria, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; fa: Millard Whitlock; mo: Thelma Dunniway. Korean War Navy vet. Survived by a brother: Jim Whitlock of Daytona Beach, FL; two nephews: Fred Whitlock of Mission Viejo, CA, and Joe Whitlock of Mattoon; and three great-nephews.

WHITLOCK, Rosa (Thiel); b: 27Aug1884, Rockbridge, IL; d: 22Feb1982, Carrollton, IL (Reisch Memorial Nursing Home); bu: Providence Cemetery; m: Pete Whitlock in August, 1905 in Jerseyville, IL; fa: Nicholas Thiel; mo: Anna Mantz. Husband preceded in death in 1962. Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Albert (Irene) Wagner; and three sons: Ed, Ralph, and Jack Whitlock, all of Carrollton; seven grand, 20 g-grand and five g-g-grandchildren. Preceded by two daughter, one granddaughter, four sisters, and seven brothers.

WHITLOCK, Thelma (Dunniway); b: 26Jan1901, Murrayville, IL; d: 12Sep1995, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Millard Dunlap Whitlock on 20Oct1920 in Jacksonville, IL; fa: Jesse Dunniway; mo: Minnie DeVault. Husband preceded in death in 1985. Survived by one son: Jim Whitlock (wife, Mary Lou) of Daytona Beach, FL; two grandsons and three g-grandsons. Preceded by one son: Richard Whitlock; one brother: Charles Dunniway; and an infant sister: Gladys Dunniway.

WHITLOW, Nora (Tippie); b: 2Jun1903, Macedonia, IL; d: 2Jan1982, Jacksonville, IL; bu: (not stated); m: Arden Whitlow on 21Jun1925 in Benton, IL; fa: Charles Tippie; mo: Emma Casper. Husband preceded in death in 1953. Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Jim (Wanda) Grant of Jacksonville; a son: Sherwin of Collinsville; a brother; four sisters; and a grandson. Preceded by a brother and a sister.

WHITMER, Hollis E.; b: 13Dec1907, Roseville, IL; d: 25Dec1993, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Oak Ridge Cemetery, Farmington, IL; m: Marguerite E. Whitehead on 12Oct1940 in Kahoka, MO; fa: Corbin R. Whitmer; mo: Bertha Mae Duncan. WWII Navy vet. Survived by his wife; a son: Gary Lee Whitmer of Jacksonville; two sisters: Lucille Thrush and Dorothy Whitmer, both of Farmington; and a brother: James A. Whitmer of Farmington. Preceded by five brothers: Merle, Robert L., Dell F., Frank W., and Billy E. Whitmer.

WHITNEY, Frank H.; b: (not stated); d: 8Nov1983, Springfield, IL; bu: Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, IL; m: Helen (surname and date/place not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). Was 70 years of age at death. Survived by his wife; a son: Frank R. Whitney of Jacksonville; four daughters: Mrs. Dennis Wilson and Mrs. Stanley White, both of Springfield, Mrs. George Swope of West Hartford, Conn., Mrs. Rodney Cencich of Mount Rose, CO; a sister: Mrs. John Schenk of Richland, WA; and six grandchildren. {Sate of Illinois' first Auditor General}

WHITNEY, Howard; b: 31Jan1899 (place not stated); d: 28Nov1982, Phoenix, , AZ (Hill Haven Health Care); bu: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; m: Leah Y. Peters (date and place not stated); fa: Frank Whitney; mo: Lottie Hutton. Wife preceded in death 6Mar1974. A resident of Roodhouse. WWII Army vet. Survived by two sons: Clair G. Whitney of Seattle, Washington and Richard D. Whitney of Memphis, TN; and one daughter: Mrs. William D. (Joann) Brooks of Chesterfield, MO; nine grand and eight g-grandchildren; one brother: Robert Whitney of Tacoma, WA. Preceded by one daughter and one sister.

WHITNEY, Leonard; b: 19Dec1893, Almstead, IL; d: 20Feb1983, White Hall, IL; bu: White Hall, IL; m: 1) Martie Riley (date and place not stated); and 2) Lois Nicklin in March, 1950 at St. Louis, MO; fa: Samuel Whitney; mo: Margaret Goans. 1st wife preceded in death in 1938. WWI vet. Survived by his wife; one son: L. Lamar Whitney of La Jolla, CA; and one grandchild: David Whitney. Preceded by one sister and two brothers.

WHITNEY, Richard Douglas; b: 21Dec1948, Waynesville, MO; d: 20Dec1993, Houston, , TX; bu: Forest Hill Cemetery, Memphis, TN; m: Maurine McAfee (date and place not stated); fa: Richard D. Whitney; mo: Virginia Murray. A resident of Houston. Survived by his wife; two sons: Adam and Ryan of Houston, , TX; his parents of Memphis, TN and formerly of Scott and Greene Counties, Illinois; two sisters: Mrs. Walter (Judy) Clark of Lafayette, CO, and Mrs. Patricia Wofford of Memphis, TN; one brother: Steven Whitney of Memphis, TN; several nieces and nephews; and several area relatives.

WHITTAKER, Gerald; b: 10Mar1923, Hettick, IL; d: 17Apr1995, Danville, IL (United Samaritan Hospital); bu: Oak Hill Cemetery, Palmyra, IL; m: Mardell Ressie Buck on 6Aug1983 in Covington, IN; fa: Merrill Whittaker; mo: Enid Waddell. A resident of Palmyra, IL Survived by his wife; several stepchildren: Rhonda Hodshire, Warren Buck, Loren Buck and Lynn Buck, all of Danville. Preceded by one sister: Betty Birge of Covington, IN.

WHITTAKER, Hazel L. (Robison); b: 7Sep1902, Palmyra, IL; d: 26Sep1994 (Sunshine Manor Nursing Home); bu: Hettick, IL; m: Hugh R. Whittaker on 23Nov1921 in Hettick, IL; fa: John Robison; mo: Ida (surname not stated). Husband preceded in death in February, 1979. A former resident of Greenfield, IL Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Preston (Dorothy) Barkley of Greenfield; a son: Keith R. Whittaker of Greenfield; six grand and 10 g-grandchildren. Preceded by a daughter: Mary F. Hembrough; a sister: Beulah Stevenson; four brothers: Ralph, Roy, Carl and Johnny Robinson; and a grandson: James Whittaker.

WHITTAKER, Hugh; b: 21Jun1900, Hettick, IL; d: 5Feb1979, Springfield, IL (St. John's Hospital); bu: Hettick, IL; m: Hazel Lucille Robison on 23Nov1921 in Hettick, IL; fa: Almer Whittaker; mo: Sarah Robison. A resident of Carlinville, IL Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Mary Hembrough of Greenfield and Mrs. Dorothy Barkley of Flippin, Ark; a son: Keith of East Alton; six grand and seven g-grandchildren. Preceded by two sisters, two brothers, and a grandson.

WHITTED, Bertha (Shane); b: 14Jun1914, California; d: 14Jun1978, Carrollton, IL (Boyd Hospital); bu: Oak Wood Cemetery, Greenfield, IL; m: Dewane I. Whitted on 16Sep1934 (place not stated); fa: James Shane; mo: Mabel Swihart. Husband preceded in death 30Jul1977. A resident of rural Greenfield, IL Survived by a son: Sp5 James Felix Whitted, serving in Germany; a brother: James A. Shane of Cuba, MO; and two sisters: Ethel Plogger of Greenfield and Maude Shane of Dunedin, FL; and two grandsons.

WHITTEMORE, Ida (Widmayer); b: 4Jan1900, Jacksonville, IL; d: 15Jun1981, Sacramento, CA; bu: CA; m: James A. Wittemore in 1926 (place not stated); fa: William F. Widmayer; mo: (not stated). Survived by her husband; six grandchildren; and one g-grandchild. Other surviving relatives include John Obet of Jacksonville and Grace Mae Osborne of Murrayville.; in addition to numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded by a son and a daughter. She was also the grandmother of Charles H. Widmayer, former mayor of Jacksonville, IL

WHITTEN, Marie E. (Foster); b: 10Sep1922, Jacksonville, IL; d: 30Jan1996, Alton, IL (Memorial Hospital); bu: Valhalla Memorial Park, Godfrey, IL; m: Clarence Whitten on 17Oct1944 (place not stated); fa: Charles R. Foster; mo: Susan B. Brogdon. Husband preceded in death in November, 1978. A resident of Godfrey. Survived by one son: Charles Whitten of East Alton; two grand and two g-grandchildren. Preceded by a brother: Charles Foster.

WHITTINGTON, Janet Churchill; b: 8Jun1951, Jacksonville, l.; d: 29Jan1992, Gulfport, Miss.; bu: Fiatt Cemetery, Cuba, IL; fa: Virgil E. Whittington; mo: Ann Churchill. A former resident of Virginia, IL Survived by her mother of Danville; her father of Brazil, IN; one brother: Mark E. of Danville; and two nieces.

WHITTON, Cecil L.; b: 7May1902, Barnes, Pa.; d: 10Mar1995, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Tracey Witton; mo: Zelma Mann. Survived by three sons: C. Lavern Whitton of Jacksonville, Cecil A. Whitton of Mackinaw and Jesse Whitton of El Paso; a stepson: Lawrence Baiz of Sedalia, Colo.; two stepdaughters: Evelyn Sebree of Pein and Lillie Quickle of East Peoria; five grad and four g-grandchildren. Preceded by two brothers; two sisters; and one granddaughter.

WHITTON, Mildred (Wheeler); b: 12Feb1926, Jacksonville, IL; d: 11Jan1991, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: (not stated); fa: H. E. "Dick" Wheeler; mo: Floy Stevenson. Survived by one son: Steven A. Whitton of Jacksonville; and one granddaughter: Kristen A. Kovacek of Gurnee. Preceded by one daughter: Kathy Kovacek.

WHITWELL, Donald Keith; b: (date not stated), Dickinson, N.D.; d: 8Oct1996, Pinellas Park, FL; bu: Witt Cemetery, Rockbridge, IL; m: Alvena Pitchford on 24Nov1962 in Rockbridge, IL; fa: Harland Whitwell; mo: Ruth Cotton. A resident of Jerseyville, IL Survived by his wife; two daughters: Annette (husband, Mark) Partin of Williamsburg, OH and Melissa (husband, Arthur) Schattke of West Chicago; one son: Mark of Tampa, FL; five grandchildren; one sister: Marjorie VanNostrand of Fort Ripling, MN; and his mother-in-law: Mrs. Lynn (Ethel) Pitchford of Jerseyville.

WHITWORTH, Charles "Sid"; b: 13Mar1907, Roodhouse, IL; d: 6Dec1984, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; m: Charlotte Pardo on 30May1936 (place not stated); fa: Samuel Whitworth; mo: Nancy Schofield. A resident of Roodhouse, IL Survived by his wife; one son: James Edward of Salem; three grandchildren; one g-grandchild; and two sisters: Mary Crabtree of Coloma, WI, and Alice Rochester of Roodhouse. Preceded by two brothers and one sister.

WHITWORTH, Clarence H. "Shag"; b: 22Feb1908, Roodhouse, IL; d: 9Apr1990, Roodhouse, IL; bu: White Hall, IL; m: Clara Lee in 1937 at Bowling Green, MO; fa: William Robert Whitworth; mo: Sadie Vestel. Wife preceded in death 24Mar1974. A resident of Roodhouse, IL Survived by a daughter: Rachel Grey of Roodhouse; four grand and ten g-grandchildren; and a brother: Jacob Whitworth of Roodhouse. Preceded by a son: Eugene; a daughter: Mardelle Gurwell; a granddaughter; a g-granddaughter; two sisters; and a brother.

WHITWORTH, Elsie L. (Carmean); b: 8Jun1911, Roodhouse, IL; d: 14May1983, Davenport, IA; bu: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; m: John Henry Whitworth on 1May1935 in Bowling Green, MO; fa: Harry Carmean; mo: Grace Allen. Husband preceded in death 27Jan1982. A resident of Roodhouse, IL Survived by two children: Mrs. Cecil (June) Weller of Davenport and Fred Whitworth of Alton; five grandchildren; three brothers: Allen Carmean of White Hall, Richard Carmean of Roodhouse and Everett Carmen of Crawfordsville, IN; and three sisters: Mildred Carmean of White Hall, Virginia Heberling of Jacksonville and Hazel Bess of Roodhouse. Preceded by two brothers.

WHITWORTH, Florence May; b: 22Sep1899, Roodhouse, IL; d: 5Feb1983, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; fa: Joseph Thomas Whitworth; mo: Cora Etna Pinkerton. A resident of Roodhouse. Survived by two sisters: Mrs. Robert (Audrey) Dodge and Mrs. William (Mildred) Dunavan, both of Roodhouse; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by five brothers.

WHITWORTH, Harold E.; b: 13Dec1921, Roodhouse, IL; d: 10Feb1990, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Louise Mullens on 22Dec1944 (place not stated); fa: Lee Whitworth; mo: Ona Tillery. Wife preceded in death 2Apr1978. WWII Navy vet. Survived by a son: Harold Whitworth, Jr. of Nashville, IL; and two grandchildren. Preceded by a sister.

WHITWORTH, Harry Lee; b: 3Apr1894, Roodhouse, IL; d: 20Sep1978, Prescott, , AZ; bu: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; m: Ona Marie Tillery (date and place not stated); fa: John Alexander Whitworth; mo: Etta Jane Pollard. Wife preceded in death 8Mar1967. A resident of Chino Valley, AZ. Survived by a daughter: Leona Sweetin of Chino Valley, AZ; and a son: Harold E. Whitworth of Jacksonville; five grand and 14 g-grandchildren; one g-g-grandchild; and a brother: W. R. Whitworth of Warden. Preceded by two brothers.

WHITWORTH, Jacob M.; b: 8Dec1914, Roodhouse, IL; d: 19Oct1994, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; m: Eva Pulling on 27May1936 in Carrollton, IL; fa: William Robert Whitworth; mo: Sadie Vestel. A resident of Roodhouse. WWII Air Force vet. Survived by his wife and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by three brothers: Clarence "Shag", Harry Lee, and Robert Whitworth; and two sisters: Hazel Overby and Blanche Whitworth.

WHITWORTH, James E.; b: 6Dec1937, Chicago, IL; d: 2Aug1988, Salem, IL; bu: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; m: (not stated); fa: Charles S. Whitworth; mo: Charlotte B. Pardo. A resident of Salem, IL Navy vet. Survived by his mother of Roodhouse; three sons: Jeffrey of Wisconsin, Michael of Carbondale and James, serving in the U.S. Navy; and two grandchildren.

WHITWORTH, John Henry; b: 11Apr1903, Roodhouse, IL; d: 27Jun1982, Davenport, , IA; bu: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; m: Elsie L. Carmean on 1May1935 in Missouri; fa: Joseph Whitworth; mo: Cora Pinkerton. A resident of Roodhouse, IL Survived by his wife; two children: Fred of Alton and Mrs. Cecil (June) Weller of Davenport, , IA; five grandchildren; three sisters: Florence Whitworth, Mrs. William (Mildred) Dunaven and Mrs. George (Audrey) Dodge, all of Roodhouse. Preceded by three brothers.

WHITWORTH, Joseph T.; b: 3Oct1905, Roodhouse, IL; d: 25Apr1981, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital); bu: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; fa: Joseph T. Whitworth, Sr.; mo: Cora Pinkerton. A resident of Roodhouse. Survived by three sisters: Florence Whitworth, Mrs. William (Mildred) Dunaven, and Mrs. Robert (Audrey) Dodge, all of Roodhouse; and two brothers: John and Vernon, both of Roodhouse. Preceded by a brother.

WHITWORTH, Louise (Mullens); b: 1923 (place not stated); d: 2Apr1978, Jacksonville, IL; bu: Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL; m: Harold Whitworth (date and place not stated); fa: Charles Mullens; mo: Hattie Jeffers. Survived by her husband; a son: Harold, Jr. of Washington, MO; two grandsons: Harold "Skip" II, and Brian.

WHITWORTH, Roy Earl; b: 16Dec1897, Roodhouse, IL; d: 8Jan1978, White Hall, IL (Green Meadows Nursing Home); bu: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; m: Ethel Wallace on 22Jun1918 (place not stated); fa: John A. Whitworth; mo: Etta Jane Pollard. Wife preceded in death 21Dec1971. A resident of Roodhouse, IL Survived by three daughters: Mrs. Kenneth (Eileen) Nash and Mrs. David (Zelma) Cheek, both of Roodhouse, and Mrs. Glenn (Ruby) Nicholson of Alton; six grandchildren, including Gordon Nash of San Bernardino, CA, who was raised in the Whitworth home; and 12 g-grandchildren; and two brothers William R. Whitworth of Edwardsville and Lee Whitworth of Chino Valley, , AZ. Preceded by a brother.

WHITWORTH, Sadie (Vestel); b: 29Jun1883, Scott Co., IL; d: 18May1976, White Hall, IL (Green Meadows Nursing He); bu: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; m: William Whitworth (date and place not stated); fa: James Vestel; mo: Mary Trout. Husband preceded in death in 1945. A resident of Roodhouse, IL Survived by two sons: C. H. Whitworth and Jacob Whitworth, both of Roodhouse; five grand, three step-grand and many g-grandchildren. Preceded by two daughters, three sons, one sister, three brothers, and three half-brothers.

WHITWORTH, Vernon "Luke"; b: 26Mar1909, Roodhouse, IL; d: 7Jan1982, Jacksonville, IL (Passavant Hospital0; bu: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; m: Jane Van Tassel on 27Nov1942 in Bowling Green, MO; fa: Joseph Thomas Whitworth; mo: Cora Pinkerton. A resident of Roodhouse. Survived by his wife; one son: Gary D. Whitworth of St. Charles; and one step-son: Richard Foster of Godfrey; three grandchildren; three sisters: Florence Whitworth, Mrs. William (Mildred) Dunavan ad Mrs. Rob (Audrey) Dodge, all of Roodhouse; one brother: John Whitworth of Roodhouse. Preceded by two brothers.

WHITWORTH, William J.; b: 27Feb1917, Decatur, IL; d: 30Mar1992, Bloomington, IL; bu: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; m: Justine Neal on 20Jan1940, Chicago, IL; fa: William Whitworth; mo: Nellie Carlton. A resident of Bloomington. Survived by his wife; two sons: Thomas N. and William D., both of Bloomington; one daughter: Cheryl Hunley of Leroy; three grandsons; and one brother: Robert of Dayton, OH.

WHITWORTH, William Robert; b: 13Apr1892, Roodhouse, IL; d: 16May1986, Maryville, IL (Anderson Hospital); bu: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse, IL; m: 1) Florence Howard on 10Jun1915 in Roodhouse, IL; and 2) Molly Huey (date and place not stated); fa: John Whitworth; mo: Etta Pollard. 1st wife preceded in death 14Ot1958; 2nd on 12Oct1973. Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Grace Peterson and Mrs. Helen Keith, both of Staunton; five grand and eight g-grandchildren; and one g-g-grandson. Preceded by one son: Howard; and three brothers.

WHORTEN, Alice H.; b: 9Apr1923, Wrights, IL; d: 6Sep1976, Carrollton, IL (Reisch Nursing Home); bu: Hickory Grove Cemetery; fa: Richard C. Whorten; mo: Mattie Mae Mason. A resident of Wrights, IL Survived by these sisters and brothers: Mrs. Jackie Henderson, Richard Whorten of Wrights, Mary Ayers of Port Ritchie, FL, Geraldine Felts of Creel Springs, IL, Burl Ferenbach of Dow, Dale Whorten of Greenfield, George Whorten of Peoria, and Murl Whorten of East Alton.

WHORTEN, Richard C.; b: 27Aug1915, Wrights, IL; d: 11May1991, Greenville, IL (Utlaut Hospital); bu: Hickory Grove Cemetery, near Wrights, IL; m: Dorothy Louise Woodard on 14Aug1940 in Carlinville, IL; fa: Richard Whorten; mo: Mattie Mae Mason. A resident of Greenville; formerly of Wrights, IL WWII Navy vet. Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mrs. Howard Neil (Judy) Elmore of Greenville; two grandsons: Mike Elmore of Terre Haute, Ind., and Mark Elmore of Edwardsville; four sisters: Mary Ayers of Jerseyville, Geraldine Felts of Marion, Beryl Farenbach of Dow and Jackie Henderson of Wrights; and three brothers: Mason of White Hall, Murl of East Alton, and George of Peoria. Preceded by one sister: Alice Whorten.

WHYERS, Avery "Butch"; b: 28May1907, near Alton, IL; d: 21Dec1992, White Hall, IL; bu: White Hall, IL; m: Pansy Wyatt in October, 1982 (place not stated); fa: William J. Whyers; mo: Susan Vogel. Survived by his wife; a son: Kenneth Kieffer of White Hall; and a sister: Elizabeth Pickle.


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