Dewitt Daily News Obits http://www.dewittdailynews.com/obits 20 Latest Obits en-us Copyright 2014 Dewitt Daily News http://backend.userland.com/rss/ Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:22:35 CST Dewitt Daily News Obits http://www.dewittdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/22/logo.png http://www.dewittdailynews.com/Obits Emily R. McElhaney <a href="http://www.dewittdailynews.com/obits/details.cfm?clientid=22&amp;id=14977" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.dewittdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/22/obitImages/8985304232014052117.jpg" width="125" border="0" align="left"></a>Emily R. McElhaney, 100, of Lincoln, passed away Monday, April 21, 2014 at The Christian Village surrounded by her loving family. Visitation will be Friday, April 25, 2014 from 10:00 until 11:00 AM at Holland Barry &amp; Bennett Funeral Home in Linc... http://www.dewittdailynews.com/obits/details.cfm?clientid=22&id=14977 Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CST Lowell D. Burton <a href="http://www.dewittdailynews.com/obits/details.cfm?clientid=22&amp;id=14899" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.dewittdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/22/obitImages/9255404172014052116.jpg" width="125" border="0" align="left"></a>Lowell D. "Tony" Burton, 81,&nbsp;DeWitt, died at 4:35 a.m. Tuesday (April 15, 2014) at&nbsp;Decatur Memorial Hospital,&nbsp;Decatur. There will be Masonic rites at 10 a.m. Friday with the service following at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton.&nbsp;Jim... http://www.dewittdailynews.com/obits/details.cfm?clientid=22&id=14899 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CST Marjorie Ellen Weiss Marjorie Ellen Weiss, 90, of Clinton passed away Tuesday (April 15, 2014).&nbsp; Services will be noon Monday in Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home, Greenville. Visitation will be one hour before services. Burial will be in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Greenvil... http://www.dewittdailynews.com/obits/details.cfm?clientid=22&id=14900 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CST Dean M. Scott Dean M. Scott, 93, Mount Pulaski, farmer, died Tuesday (April 15, 2014).&nbsp; Services: 11 a.m. Friday, First United Methodist Church, Mount Pulaski. Visitation: one hour before services in the church. Burial: Mount Pulaski Cemetery. Arrangements b... http://www.dewittdailynews.com/obits/details.cfm?clientid=22&id=14894 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CST Jess R. Clemons Jr. <a href="http://www.dewittdailynews.com/obits/details.cfm?clientid=22&amp;id=14901" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.dewittdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/22/obitImages/7990104172014052322.jpg" width="125" border="0" align="left"></a>Jess R. Clemons Jr., 87, Bayou Vista, La., born in Farmer City, died&nbsp;Monday (April 14, 2014) at Teche Regional Medical Center, Morgan City, La. Service: 10 a.m. today (April 17) at Hargrave Funeral Home, Morgan City, La., with the Rev. Greg Pra... http://www.dewittdailynews.com/obits/details.cfm?clientid=22&id=14901 Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CST Betty Jean Cherry <a href="http://www.dewittdailynews.com/obits/details.cfm?clientid=22&amp;id=14903" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.dewittdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/22/obitImages/9680904172014052544.jpg" width="125" border="0" align="left"></a>Betty Jean Cherry, 86, LeRoy, formerly of Bellflower and Sullivan, passed away at 1:05 a.m. Monday (April 14, 2014) at LeRoy Manor. Her funeral will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, LeRoy, with the Rev. Jim Boswell off... http://www.dewittdailynews.com/obits/details.cfm?clientid=22&id=14903 Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CST Duewell D. Welch <a href="http://www.dewittdailynews.com/obits/details.cfm?clientid=22&amp;id=14904" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.dewittdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/22/obitImages/7314004172014052720.jpg" width="125" border="0" align="left"></a>Duewell D. Welch, 88, died Sunday (April, 13, 2014) at Christian Village, Lincoln. Service: 11 a.m. Friday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Lincoln, with a nephew, William Edwards, officiating.&nbsp;Full military rites will be accorded by Li... http://www.dewittdailynews.com/obits/details.cfm?clientid=22&id=14904 Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CST James Richard "Dickie" Bratcher <a href="http://www.dewittdailynews.com/obits/details.cfm?clientid=22&amp;id=14902" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.dewittdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/22/obitImages/7835804172014052431.jpg" width="125" border="0" align="left"></a>James Richard &ldquo;Dickie&rdquo; Bratcher, 65, of LeRoy, passed away at 11:05 a.m. Sunday (April 13, 2014) at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington. His funeral will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, LeRoy. Harry J... http://www.dewittdailynews.com/obits/details.cfm?clientid=22&id=14902 Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CST Ralph Edward Beck Ralph Edward Beck, 92, of Monticello, passed away at 8:32 p.m., April 11, 2014 at the Bement Health Care Center, Bement. Ralph was born on January 24, 1922 in Richland County, IL, the son of Clyde W. and Jennie Ruth (Jackson) Beck. He married Lois E... http://www.dewittdailynews.com/obits/details.cfm?clientid=22&id=14893 Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CST Adrian Venoy Rea Jr. <a href="http://www.dewittdailynews.com/obits/details.cfm?clientid=22&amp;id=14857" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.dewittdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/22/obitImages/9329304142014052430.jpg" width="125" border="0" align="left"></a>Adrian Venoy &ldquo;Van&rdquo; Rea Jr., 74, of Wapella, formerly of Peoria, passed away at 5:30 p.m. Friday (April 11, 2014) at Dr. John Warner Hospital, Clinton. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at United Church, Heyworth. The Rev. Aman... http://www.dewittdailynews.com/obits/details.cfm?clientid=22&id=14857 Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CST Doris Evelyn White <a href="http://www.dewittdailynews.com/obits/details.cfm?clientid=22&amp;id=14817" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.dewittdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/22/obitImages/5726804102014052503.jpg" width="125" border="0" align="left"></a>Doris Evelyn White, 82, DeLand, died at 5:22 p.m. Tuesday (April 8, 2014) at Kirby Medical Center, Monticello. Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at DeLand Christian Church, with Doug Johnson officiating. Burial will be at DeLand Cemetery. Visita... http://www.dewittdailynews.com/obits/details.cfm?clientid=22&id=14817 Tue, 08 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CST Elmer Ray Shackelford Elmer Ray Shackelford, 62, Warrensburg, died Tuesday (April 8, 2014). Graveside services: 11:30 a.m. Monday, Illini Cemetery, Warrensburg. Visitation: 10:30 to 11 a.m. Monday, Brintlinger and Earl Funeral Homes, Decatur. Memorials: donor's choice.&nbsp; http://www.dewittdailynews.com/obits/details.cfm?clientid=22&id=14834 Tue, 08 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CST Leah Eagler <a href="http://www.dewittdailynews.com/obits/details.cfm?clientid=22&amp;id=14790" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.dewittdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/22/obitImages/486104092014052900.jpg" width="125" border="0" align="left"></a>Leah Ann Eagler, 79, slipped quietly into eternity and into the arms of her Heavenly Father on April 6, 2014. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, April 12, 2014 at the Maroa United Methodist Church with a visitation one hour prio... http://www.dewittdailynews.com/obits/details.cfm?clientid=22&id=14790 Sun, 06 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CST Mary Alice Feeney Mary Alice Feeney, 60 of Maroa, IL passed away 4:10 P.M. April 4, 2014 at Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur, IL. Arrangements are pending at Calvert Funeral Home, Argenta, IL. http://www.dewittdailynews.com/obits/details.cfm?clientid=22&id=14739 Fri, 04 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CST Hope Lercher <a href="http://www.dewittdailynews.com/obits/details.cfm?clientid=22&amp;id=14746" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.dewittdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/22/obitImages/8063204072014051531.jpg" width="125" border="0" align="left"></a>Hope JoAnn Lercher, infant child of James Lercher and Jolie Cox, passed away at 5:30 a.m. Friday (April 4, 2014) at Saint John&rsquo;s Hospital, Springfield. Services: 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at New Union Cemetery, Lincoln. Visitation: 1 to 2 p.m. Wedn... http://www.dewittdailynews.com/obits/details.cfm?clientid=22&id=14746 Fri, 04 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CST William J. Thompson William J. (Bill) Thompson, of Cerro Gordo, Illinois passed away Friday, April 4, 2014 in Aurora, Colorado. Bill was born in Fentress County, Tennessee on November 19, 1913 the son of Charles and Eliza Thompson. Bill worked as a farmer, farming his o... http://www.dewittdailynews.com/obits/details.cfm?clientid=22&id=14835 Fri, 04 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CST Gary Alsup <a href="http://www.dewittdailynews.com/obits/details.cfm?clientid=22&amp;id=14704" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.dewittdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/22/obitImages/4182904042014052007.jpg" width="125" border="0" align="left"></a>Gary Dee Alsup, 67, Maroa, died at 1:05 a.m. Wednesday (April 2, 2014) at Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur. His service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Assembly of God Church, Clinton, with the Rev. Dan Bell and the Rev. Leroy Thompson officiating.... http://www.dewittdailynews.com/obits/details.cfm?clientid=22&id=14704 Wed, 02 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CST Bessie Ray Bassett <a href="http://www.dewittdailynews.com/obits/details.cfm?clientid=22&amp;id=14703" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.dewittdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/22/obitImages/1891304042014051925.jpg" width="125" border="0" align="left"></a>Bessie Ray Bassett , 89, passed away at 7:35 A.M. on April 2, 2014 at Vonderlieth Living Center in Mt Pulaski. Bessie was born on December 7, 1924 in Becket, MT; daughter of Bob and Maude Roane Ray. She married Dale Henry Bassett on March 26, 1944 i... http://www.dewittdailynews.com/obits/details.cfm?clientid=22&id=14703 Wed, 02 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CST Robert Rusher Robert W. Rusher, 55, Clinton, died Tuesday (April 1, 2014).&nbsp; No services. Body will be cremated. Arrangements by: Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home.&nbsp; http://www.dewittdailynews.com/obits/details.cfm?clientid=22&id=14690 Tue, 01 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CST Sherry Taylor <a href="http://www.dewittdailynews.com/obits/details.cfm?clientid=22&amp;id=14688" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.dewittdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/22/obitImages/5957004032014052702.jpg" width="125" border="0" align="left"></a>Sherry I. Taylor, 67, Lincoln, died at 7:20 a.m. Monday (March 31, 2014) at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Lincoln. Service: Memorial service 3 p.m. Friday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Lincoln. Visitation: 1 to 3 p.m. Friday at the ... http://www.dewittdailynews.com/obits/details.cfm?clientid=22&id=14688 Mon, 31 Mar 2014 00:00:00 CST