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THURSDAY, JANUARY 30,
THURSDAY,
2014 DECATUR,
JANUARYILLINOIS
30, 2014
OBITUARIES
DECATUR, ILLINOIS D3
OBITUARIES
OLNEY — Eunice Fay
Wright, 103, of Olney, formerly
of Noble, died 12:35 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 28, 2014) in Burgin
Manor, Olney.
Services will be 2 p.m.
Thursday in
SummersKistler Funeral
Home, Olney,
with Brother
Brett Wright
officiating. Visitation will be
one hour before
Eunice
Wright
services. Burial
will be in Liberty Cemetery, Olney. Memorials: Olney Southern Baptist
Church or American Cancer
Society. Send condolences:
www.summerskistler.com.
Eunice was born Feb. 9,
1910, in Richland County, the
daughter of George and Everetta Koontz Pottorff. She was
past president of the American
Legion Auxiliary. She was a
member of Order of Eastern
Star and Olney Southern Baptist Church. She loved flowers
and birds. She married Leslie
Frank Wright on Nov. 3, 1932, in
Knox County, Ind. He preceded
her in death.
Surviving are her son, James
L. Wright (Saundra) of Noble;
seven grandchildren; 13 greatgrandchildren; several greatgreat-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death
by her parents; husband; son,
Larry Dean Wright; three
brothers; one sister.
Funneman
Burcham
EFFINGHAM — Charles
H. “Chuck” Funneman, 58,
Effingham, died Monday (Jan.
27, 2014).
Services: 2 p.m. Saturday,
Bauer Funeral Home, Effingham. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m.
Friday and one hour before
services. Burial: St. Anthony
Cemetery, Effingham. Memorials: donor’s choice. Send condolences: www.bauerfh.com
SHELBYVILLE — Joyce
Rae Kelley Burcham, 78, New
Palestine, Ind., formerly of
Shelbyville, died Tuesday
(Jan. 28, 2014). Arrangements
incomplete: Howe and Yockey
Funeral Home, Shelbyville.
Crowe
PANA — Dorothy Elizabeth
Crowe, 91, Pana, Merle Norman
owner/operator, died Monday
(Jan. 27, 2014).
Loftis
Services: 11 a.m. Saturday,
CASEY — Eldon Leslie Loftis, McCracken-Dean Funeral
Home, Pana.
68, Hazel Dell, retired oilfield
Visitation: 4 to
worker, died Monday (Jan.
7 p.m. Friday
27, 2014).
and one hour
Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday,
before serMarkwell Funeral Home, Casey.
Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday.
vices. Burial:
Burial: Restitution Cemetery,
Buckeye CemCasey. Memorials: American
etery, Owaneco.
Cancer Society. Send condoMemorials:
Dorothy
Buckeye United
lences: www.markwellfuneral- Crowe
Methodist
home.com.
Church. Send condolences:
www.mdfh.com.
Miller
Member: Buckeye United
Methodist Church and Garden
OBLONG — Mary Margaret
Club. Survivors: son, Darrell
Faught Miller, 57, Riverview,
Crowe, Mount Olive; daughters,
Fla., formerly of Oblong, died
Joyce Rose, Jerseyville; Diana
Jan. 10, 2014.
Auvenshine, Clarksville, Tenn.;
Body was cremated. MemoVicki Nyholm, Des Plaines; 10
rial services: at a later date,
Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong. grandchildren; 19 great-grandBurial: Mound Cemetery,
children. Preceded by: parents;
Oblong. Memorials: Crawford
husband, Mitchell; three sisters;
County Humane Society. Send
one daughter; one grandchild.
condolences: www.oblongfuneralhome.com.
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DECATUR — Maxine B. MalAnderson
Decatur, Macon County
Wilking, 84, of Decatur passed
daner, 87, of Decatur, passed
ANDERSON, Billy Ray, Decatur
away January 28, 2014 at the
away Sunday, January 26, 2014
DECATUR — Billy Ray
BRUNNER, Joan Louise,
in her home.
home of her daughter.
Anderson, 66, of Decatur
Decatur
Maxine was born August
A service to celebrate Mary’s
passed from this life on Sunday,
BUNNING, Michael Alan,
7, 1926, in Bryan, Texas, the
January 26, 2014 in Decatur
life will be held at 10:00 a.m.,
Decatur
daughter of
Memorial Hospital.
Saturday, FebruCHARGOIS
, Linda, Decatur
Harold and
Billy was born on Septemary 1, 2014 in
EVANS, Raymond Ralph,
Juanita Bartz.
ber 2, 1947 in
the Long Creek
Decatur
She was previBrownsville, TN
United MethJACOBY, Arthur A. Sr., Decatur
ously employed
the son of Rev.
odist Church
MALDANER, Maxine B., Decatur
as a substitute
Arthur and Wilwith Rev. Tony
TAYLOR, Anthony Arthur,
teacher with the
lie Lee (Taylor)
Paulson
officiatDecatur
Decatur Public
Anderson. He
ing. She will be
THOMAS, Anita Maria, Decatur
Mary Wilking laid to rest at
Maxine
School District
was employed
WILKING, Mary Elizabeth,
Maldaner
#61 retiring after
at Grace United
Point Pleasant
Decatur
Billy
forty years of
Methodist
Cemetery, Long Creek. The
Anderson
service.
She
volunteered
at the
Church. He
family
will
receive
friends
for
Central Illinois
Scovill Zoo for 20+ years where
loved laugha time of visitation beginning
ACORD, Jonathan Edward Jr.,
she was affectionately known
ing. He brought laughter and
at 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Olney
as the “Snake Lady”. She also
happiness to everyone that he
Friday evening at Dawson &
BURCHAM, Joyce Rae,
met. We will cherish the many
Wikoff Funeral Home, Mt. Zion. volunteered at the Homeward
Shelbyville
Bound Pet Shelter. She attended
memories that he gave to us
Messages of condolence may
CROWE, Dorothy Elizabeth,
the Silver Sneaker Class at
with that smile to last until we
be sent to the family at www.
Pana
the YMCA and had many dear
meet again.
dawson-wikoff.com.
DILLIER, Harold Leon, Casey
FULTZ, Sharon A., Arcola
friends there. She married John
He leaves to cherish fond
Mary was born in Long
FUNNEMAN, Charles H.,
C. Maldaner Jr. June 9, 1951 in
memories his, daughters,
Creek on October 13, 1929 to
Effingham
Springfield. He preceded her in
Theresa Bramlett of Decatur;
Harley Benson and Olive EleaLOFTIS, Eldon Leslie,
death January 23, 2011.
Theresa Jones of Decatur;
nor (McCane) Greenfield. She
Martinsville
Maxine leaves behind her
Cherita Richardson of Decatur;
married William Henry WilkMILLER, Mary Margaret Casey,
sons John C. Maldaner III
Latonya Richardson of Decatur;
ing on November 14, 1948 in
Oblong
and wife Loretta of Hickory,
Anquetta Ruckers of Chicago;
Long Creek.
MOSBARGER, James Edward,
Kentucky and Brian M. Malsons, Billy Anderson Jr. of
She is survived by her
Atwood
Chicago; Billy Richardson of
daner of Tucson, Arizona,
daughters: Mary Elizabeth
MOUNT, Vera, Effingham
Decatur; Demetrius Richardson
and granddaughter Monica
Wilking-Long Creek, Jane
PHILLIPS, Jack L., Shelbyville
of Decatur; sisters, Mary Ann
McNatt and husband Shaun and
Ann
Wilking-League
City,
TX,
RUUD, William, Tuscola
Childs of Decatur; Jean Childs
great-grandson Lincoln of New
Virginia
(Jenny)
Margaret
(Jeff)
SMITH, Karen Sue, Mattoon
of Decatur; Geraldine Anderson
York City.
Oost-Decatur and Nancy Lee
STUEMKE, Mildred L., Altamont
of Decatur; Charlene Wilson
Maxine was reunited in
Hawley-Decatur.
She
is
also
WRIGHT, Eunice Fay, Olney
of Decatur; brothers, Floyd L.
Heaven with her parents
survived by 6 grandchildren:
Jackson of California; Michael
and husband.
Brendan, Angelina, Christina,
The Herald & Review publishes
Anderson of Decatur; a loving
Services to celebrate Maxine’s
Olivia,
Elizabeth
and
Emma.
free death notices including date of
host of grandchildren, nieces,
Other survivors include brother life will be held at a later date.
death and service arrangements.
Basic obituaries are published for a
and nephews; and a special
The family respectfully requests
Leslie L. (Pat) Greenfield of
flat fee of $40 or $60 with a photo.
friend Debra Richardson.
in lieu of flowers, a donation
Long Creek, nephew Kevin R.
There are limits on the amount of
He was preceded in death by
in Maxine’s name to either the
(Judy) Greenfield-Long Creek,
information included in basic obituarhis parents.
Homeward Bound Pet Shelter or
niece Tammy J. (John) Caries. Expanded obituaries, which
include additional information desired
The family would like to
the Scovill Park Zoo.
leton and great niece Sydney
by the family of the deceased, are
thank special friends, Michael
The family of Maxine B.
of Mahomet. Cousins Phyllis
published for $11 per column inch
Green and Terry Jones, special
Maldaner
is being served by the
(Ron)
Lieber
and
William
(Shirplus an extra fee of $20. Custom
cousins, Scotty Anderson and
Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral
ley) Richards. Brothers-in-law
obituaries, which are printed exactly
David Mabon, , DMH Hospice
Home, 2091 N. Oakland Ave.
Robert Wilking, and Edward
as submitted, cost the same as
expanded obituaries but must be
staff: Jim, Diane, and Heather,
(Esther) Wilking, sister-in-law Decatur, IL. Please view the
emailed to [email protected]
DMH nursing staff, Pastor
online obituary, send condoBetty (Charles) Davidson and
For next day publication all obituaries
and all the staff and members
lences, and share memories at
the
extended
Wilking
family.
must be received by 1 p.m. The
of Grace United Methodwww.gracelandfairlawn.com.
During her children’s school
obituary desk is open from 8 a.m. to
1 p.m. daily. Call (217)421-7969. The
Obituary written by famist Church, and all of Billy’s
years at Mt. Zion she was very
news room fax number is (217)421friends to many to mention
ily members.
supportive of their many school
7965. The Herald & Review will
but always in our hearts for all
activities ranging from band to
provide 10 copies of the newspaper
their thoughts, prayers, care
show choir to FFA. She served for
for each paid obituary. Those copies
can be picked up at the Herald &
and thoughtfulness extended to
several years as a Girl Scout and
Review office, 601 E. William St.,
Billy during his illness.
4-H leader. Her work with the
Decatur.
Acord
Service to celebrate Billy’s life
various local PTA groups led to
Obituary and guest book are
will be 11 AM Monday, FebruOLNEY — Jonathan Edward
honorary state and national PTA
online at www.herald-review.com/
obituaries
ary 3, 2014 in Grace United
Acord Jr., 10-week-old infant
memberships. She was involved
Individuals who have
Methodist Church with Rev. Sig
son of Jonathan Edward
for several years with the Macon
served in the U.S. armed
Bjorklund officiating. Visitation
and Ashley Renee Acord of
County
Fair
in
the
open
class
forces.
will be 10-11 AM Monday in the
Washington, Ind., died 2 a.m.
department. She was known as
church. Burial will be in FairMonday (Jan. 27, 2014) in
the “Pie Lady” at the Decatur
lawn Cemetery. Memorials are
his residence.
Historical Society’s Yesteryear
Evans
suggested to the family.
Services will be 3 p.m.
Fair. She was a 37 year member
The family of Billy Ray
DECATUR — Raymond Ralph of the National Society of the
Wednesday in Summers-Kistler
Anderson has entrusted the
Evans, 97, of Decatur, IL, passed Daughters of the American Revo- Funeral Home, Olney, with
care of their loved one to Moran away Monday, January 27, 2014, lution –Stephen Decatur Chapter. Pastor Jerry Bush officiating.
& Goebel Funeral Home and
in the comfort of his home.
Visitation will be one hour
She was very involved with her
Cremation Services, 2801 N.
Funeral services will be
before services. Burial will be
genealogy and was a lifetime
Monroe Street, Decatur, IL.
in Greenhill Cemetery, Olney.
2:00 p.m. Friday, January 31,
member of the Decatur GeneaSend condolences to the family
at Brintlinger
logical Society. She was a primary Memorials: to the family. Send
at www.moranandgoebel.com.
condolences: www.summerand Earl Funeral force in saving and preserving
Obituary written by famHome, Decaskistler.com.
the Mt. Zion High School Senior
ily members.
tur, IL, with
Jonathan was born Nov. 15,
Class pictures. She attended Long
visitation from
Creek United Methodist Church. 2013, in Olney. He was a strong
1:00 p.m. until
baby boy. He was a happy baby
She was a devoted wife,
Brunner
service time
who loved to be on his father’s
mother and grandmother.
at the funeral
chest and look up at him like a
DECATUR — Joan Louise
Family history was a long held
Raymond
home. Burial will passion. She loved discoverlittle turtle peeking out of his
Brunner, 77, Decatur, retired
Evans
be in Graceland
shell. Jonathan also loved to
from Illinois Power Co., died
ing unknown facts about her
Cemetery, Decatur, IL.
snuggle with his mother and
Sunday (Jan. 26, 2014).
heritage. One of her greatest
Memorials may be made
loved to be skin to skin. He was
Mass of Christian Burial:
joys was making her home into
to Prairie Avenue Chris10 a.m. Friday, St. Thomas
a Christmas winter wonderland also fond of his stuffed monkey
tian Church.
the Apostle Catholic Church.
for her grandchildren. The love, and monkey mobile.
Surviving are his parents; sisRaymond was born SeptemVisitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday,
the caring and the strength she
Moran & Goebel Funeral Home, ber 27, 1916 in Hammond, IL,
ters, Madison, Maria, Zoe and
gave us will be greatly missed,
the son of James and Goldie
with 4:30 p.m. prayer vigil.
Rilee; grandparents; Tom and
but will be carried on by all
Evans. He married Mildred R.
Burial: North Fork Cemetery.
Laura Kisee; Carl “Dutch,” and
whose lives she touched.
Long on October 22, 1936, in
Memorials: St. Teresa High
Betty Acord; Belinda Roberts;
She was preceded in death
School or American Red Cross. Rockville, IN.
Michael Mahan; great-grandby her husband and parents.
Raymond worked at Decatur
Send condolences: www.morparents, Everett and Judy RobiMemorials can be made to the
Milling Company until it closed Long Creek United Methodist
son; Patricia Garrison; many
anandgoebel.com.
and retired from Mallinckrodt
aunts, uncles and cousins.
Church or the Decatur GeneaPharmaceutical.
He was preceded in death
logical Society.
Bunning
Surviving are his wife of 77
by his grandfather, George
The family would like to
years, Mildred and daughter
Crawford; great-grandfaDECATUR — Michael Alan
thank Jeff and Jenny Oost for
thers, Ronald Safranski and
Bunning, 62, Latham, formerly Jean Ann Duckworth; grandgraciously opening their home
children Jacqueline McQuality
of Decatur, retired from Skeff
to mom and the extended fam- Rickey Garrison.
of Forsyth, IL; James (Rhonda)
Distributing Co., died Dec.
ily; Dr. Dennis Heim and staff;
Dillier
Duckworth of Forsyth, IL; Jef28, 2013.
Dr. Benjamin Esparaz and the
frey (Rita) of Fairview Heights,
Services: 1 p.m. Saturday,
CASEY — Harold Leon Dillier,
caring staff of the St. John’s
IL; great-grandsons Mitchell
Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral
77, Casey, farmer, died Tuesday
Hospice (especially Janet).
(Amanda) Duckworth and Sean
Home. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m.
(Jan. 28, 2014).
Obituary written by fam(Krystal) Duckworth of Decatur, ily members.
Friday. Burial: Graceland
Memorial services: 11 a.m.
IL; great-granddaughters BritCemetery. Memorials: St. Jude
Saturday, Casey United Methtany McQuality of Forsyth, IL
Children’s Research Hospital
odist Church. Visitation: two
Jacoby
or Disabled American Veterans. and Jacoby Duckworth of Carhours before services in the
Send condolences: www.grace- bondale, IL; great-great-grandDECATUR — Arthur A.
church. Arrangements by:
sons Jack and Luke Duckworth
landfairlawn.com.
Jacoby Sr., 96, Decatur, World
Markwell and Son Funeral
and great-great twin grandWar II Army veteran and retired Home, Casey. Memorials: Casey
daughters Haven and Kennedy
pipefitter, died Monday (Jan.
United Methodist Church HelpChargois
of Decatur, IL.
27, 2014).
ing Hands or Casey Food PanRaymond was preceded in
DECATUR — Linda Chargois,
Services:
try. Send condolences: www.
64, Decatur, died Tuesday (Jan. death by his parents and son
10 a.m. Friday,
markwellfuneralhome.com.
28, 2014). Arrangements incom- James Raymond.
Brintlinger and
ARMY
Condolences may be
plete: Walker Funeral Service.
Earl Funeral
Phillips
made to the family at www.
Homes, Decatur. Visitation:
brintlingerandearl.com
5 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Burial:
SHELBYVILLE — Jack
Obituary written by famMacon County Memorial Park,
L. Phillips, 83, Shelbyville,
Thomas
ily members.
Harristown, with military rites. died Tuesday (Jan. 28, 2014).
Memorials: Trinity Lutheran
DECATUR — Anita “NeNe”
Arrangements incomplete:
Church. Send condolences:
Maria Beard Thomas, 55, DecaHowe and Yockey Funeral
Taylor
www.brintlingerandearl.com
tur, retired from the city of
Home, Shelbyville.
Decatur, died Jan. 20, 2014.
DECATUR — Anthony Arthur
Celebration of Life: 11 a.m.
Taylor, 82, Decatur, Army vetSaturday, Main Street Church eran and retired from Pittsburgh
B u m b e r s h o o t . P a r a s o l . U m b r e ll a , e ll a , e ll a .
of the Living God. VisitaPlate Glass, died Jan. 23, 2014.
tion: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in the
Services: noon
D o n t’ g e t c a u g h t w it h o u t o n e .
church. Burial: Greenwood
Friday, Moran &
Cemetery. Arrangements by:
Goebel Funeral
Weather
ARMY
Walker Funeral Service and
Home. Visitaevery day in the
Chapel. Send condolences:
tion: one hour before services.
Herald & Review
www.walkerfs.com.
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