7/22/2014 12:14:36 PM
The gathering of emergency responders, emergency preparedness organizations and numerous others Tuesday morning simulated a cropduster crash on the 4H Fairgrounds in DeWitt County.
The simulation was a test to the preparedness of the various groups and agencies that would all be involved in an event like this. Chief Deputy of the Lincoln Police Department, Mike Geriets says the day an emergency a...read more
Richard L. "Dick" Eades, 79, of Monticello, passed away at 12:42 a.m. Tuesday (July 22, 2014) at his home.
His funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Mackey-Wright Funeral Home, Monticello, with Deacon Bob Lane officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday also at the funeral home and one prior to the service Friday.
Interment will be in Monticello Township Cemetery. In li...read more
Milbra L. “Millie” Woolums, 92, of Maroa, IL passed away at 9:10 p.m. on Sunday (July 20, 2014) in Imboden Creek Living Center.
A service to celebrate Millie’s life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday (July 26, 2014) at Dawson & Wikoff North Chapel. Visitation will be one hour prior to services on Saturday. Burial will be in South Macon Township Cemetery. Memorial contrib...read more
Gene A. Bentley, 78 of Bement, IL., passed away at 1:48 A.M., on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at the Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, IL.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M., at the First Presbyterian Church of Bement. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M., on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 also at the First Presbyterian Church of Bement. The Pastor Marsha Fr...read more
Charles Emmitt “Chuck” Jolly Sr., 70, of Warrensburg, went to be with the Lord Sunday, July 20, 2014.
Chuck was born March 15, 1944 in Decatur, Illinois, the son of Samuel and Ruby (Wheatley) Jolly. He graduated from Illinois State University. He was a licensed professional geologist and retired president of Reynolds Drilling Corp. He was a member of Harvest Christian Center, Ful...read more
Jacqueline “Jackie” C. Burton, 71, of Farmer City, passed away at 8:45 p.m. Sunday (July 20, 2014) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.
A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Greenleaf Cemetery, Farmer City, with Bob Beckman officiating. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, Farmer City. Memorials may be made to First Christ...read more