DECATUR -- Todd Durbin, 39, Pensacola, Fla., died Saturday (Feb. 22, 2003).
Services: 11 a.m. Thursday, Antioch Christian Church. Visitation: one hour before services. Burial: Macon County Memorial Park, Harristown. Arrangements by: Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service, Decatur.
DECATUR -- Nancy Irene Johnson, 94, Decatur, died Monday (Feb. 24, 2003) .
Services: 1 p.m. Friday, J.J. Moran & Sons Funeral Home. Visitation: one hour before services. Burial: Graceland Cemetery. Memorials: St. Paul's Lutheran Church.
DECATUR -- Jamiya Sabri and Shaniya Lee Anne James, infant twin daughters of Jessica Deserai Ann Troesch and Brandon Damon James of Decatur, died Tuesday (Feb. 25, 2003).
Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday in Walker Funeral Service and Chapel, with Pastor Lyle Artman officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.
Our two little angels, Jamiya and Shaniya, were born Feb. 25, 2003, in Decatur Memorial Hospital.
They leave not to mourn but to cherish fond memories, their parents; grandparents, Stuart Carson and Carol Troesch of California; Michael and Jacqueline Evans of Decatur; great-grandmothers, Alice Carson and Alice Troesch, both of Decatur; aunts, SiKiesha Cook of Indiana; Dynika James and Stephanie Carson, both of Decatur; uncles, Avery Witherspoon, Courtney Witherspoon, Rasaun Browning, Julian, Adriane, Kris and Stefon Carson, all of Decatur; Stuart Carson of Champaign; Santrell Carson of Springfield; special aunts and uncles, Heidi Muyuz, Cheetara and Courtney Carson, all of Decatur; 10 great-aunts; 10 great-uncles.
They were preceded in death by great-grandfathers, John W. Carson, George Evans and Willie T. James; great-grandmother, Lucille Cook; two uncles.
DECATUR -- James Stanley Jones, 73, Lafayette, La., father of Michael Jones of Decatur, died Tuesday (Feb. 25, 2003).
No services. Arrangements by: Delhomme Funeral Home, Lafayette.
DECATUR -- Albert Perry, 67, of Decatur passed away 10:07 p.m. Monday (Feb. 24, 2003).
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday in Graceland Cemetery, with military rites conducted by the Macon County Honor Guard. Pastor Dave Brown will officiate. There will be no visitation. Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Memorials: donor's choice.
Mr. Perry was born June 11, 1935, in Omega, the son of Charles Igo and Anna Viola Davison Perry. He was retired from Grigoleit Co. as a plating technician and molder. He served his country in the Army.
Surviving are his loving companion, Mary Ann Dash of Decatur; daughter, Lisa Michelle Perry of Lafayette, Ind.; brothers, Charles W. Perry of Decatur; Wayne Irwin Perry of Phelan, Calif.; David A. Perry of Huachuca City, Ariz.; sister, Gloria Levitt of Urbana; granddaughter, Sierra Renee.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Norma and Betty.
DECATUR -- Charles McCammack, 79, Decatur, died Monday (Feb. 24, 2003).
Services: 10 a.m. Friday, Brintlinger and Earl Funeral Homes. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Burial: Graceland Cemetery. Memorials: Mount Carmel United Methodist Church, Brownstown, Maranatha Assembly of God Church or Shriner's Hospitals for Children, 2001 S. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63131.
PARIS -- Patricia Augustus, 65, Ridge Farm, died Wednesday (Feb. 26, 2003). Arrangements incomplete: Sutton & Son Funeral Homes, Paris.
CASEY -- Helen V. Cahoon, 82, Casey, Albert H. Wohlers Insurance Co. employee, died Wednesday (Feb. 26, 2003).
Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Markwell Funeral Home, Casey. Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m. Friday. Burial: Casey Cumberland Cemetery. Memorials: Casey United Methodist Church.
COWDEN -- Mary Carlock, 75, Cowden, homemaker, died Wednesday (Feb. 26, 2003).
Services: 11 a.m. Saturday, Wallace-Carroll Funeral Home, Herrick. Visitation: one hour before services. Burial: Antioch Cemetery, Fayette County.
Member: Herrick Baptist Church. Survivors: sons, Louis Carlock, William Carlock and Richard Carlock, all of Cowden; daughters, Patsy Carlock, Shumway; Roxy Carlock, Shelbyville; Rose Hopkins, Cowden; sister, Fern Sarver, Shelbyville; brothers, James Shellenbarger, Wilbur Shellenbarger and Lawrence Shellenbarger, all of Herrick; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Preceded by: parents; husband, Thomas; one daughter; one sister; one infant brother.
TAYLORVILLE -- Wanda Jean Collins, 71, Taylorville, died Tuesday (Feb. 25, 2003).
Services: 11 a.m. Friday, McClure Funeral Home, Taylorville. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery, Taylorville.
Member: First United Methodist Church, Taylorville and Preceptor Delta Lamda Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi. Survivors: husband, Pete, Taylorville; daughters, Cathy McClellan, Monticello, Fla.; Debbie Buckles, Owaneco; sister, Ruth Criswell, Edinburg; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Preceded by: parents; one brother; one sister.
HAMMOND -- Maymie Cornwell, 77, Hammond, died Wednesday (Feb. 26, 2003). Arrangements incomplete: Roux-Hinds Funeral Home, Bement.
SHELBYVILLE -- Rosemary C. Davis, 87, Danville, formerly of Shelbyville, died Monday (Feb. 24, 2003).
Services: 2 p.m. Saturday, Lockart & Sons Funeral Home, Shelbyville. Visitation: one hour before services. Burial: Mount Zion Cemetery. Memorials: Ridgeview Baptist Church, Danville, Hudelson Baptist Children's Home of Centralia or Gideons International.
Member: Ridgeview Baptist Church and Daughters of the American Revolution. Surviors: sons, Dr. Howard Allen Davis Jr., Charleston; Stephen G. Davis, Danville; sisters, Verda Reynolds, Pekin; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Preceded by: husband, Howard.
FLORA -- Esther K. Harrell, 91, Flora, retired International Shoe Factory employee, died Wednesday (Feb. 26, 2003).
Services: 10 a.m. Saturday, Hosselton Funeral Home, Cisne. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. Burial: Floral Garden of Memories, Flora. Memorials: Clay County Health Department Hospice.
CERRO GORDO -- Sheldon LeRoy Davis, 79, of Thayer, Mo., formerly of Cerro Gordo, died 9:30 a.m. Tuesday (Feb. 25, 2003) in his home.
At his request, there will be no services. Carter Funeral Home, Thayer, is in charge of cremation. Burial will be in Macon County Memorial Park, Harristown.
Mr. Davis was born Sept. 20, 1923, in Compton, the son of Frank and Bessie Davis. Before moving to Thayer 16 years ago, he lived in Cerro Gordo, where he retired from Caterpillar Inc. after living several years in Decatur. He was a World War II Air Force veteran. He married Maryalma Louise Leigh of Decatur on July 9, 1946.
Surviving are his wife; daughters, Peggy Lynne Martindale and husband Robert of Decatur; Karen Anne Davis of Saranac, Mich.; Rhonda Kay Davis; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Esther Ward; brothers, Leslie Davis and Dale Davis.
Family members wish to extend their heartfelt gratitude to the hospice personnel of Riverways Home Care of Ozarks Medical Center of West Plains, Mo., for their tireless efforts and generous, caring attention in Sheldon's last months of life.
EFFINGHAM -- Reaullua J. "Ruly" Consoer, 93, Kennesaw, Ga., formerly of Effingham, died Jan. 19, 2003.
Memorial services: 11 a.m. Saturday, Bauer Funeral Home, Effingham. Visitation: one hour before services. Memorials: donor's choice.
EMDEN -- Alma Cross, 101, Emden, homemaker, died Wednesday (Feb. 26, 2003). Arrangements incomplete: Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Lincoln.
OBLONG -- Rosemary Eubank, 81, Oblong, Fox Clothing Store employee, died Wednesday (Feb. 26, 2003).
Services: 11 a.m. Saturday, Mound United Methodist Church, Willow Hill. Visitation: 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and until 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong, and one hour before services in the church. Burial: Mound Cemetery, Jasper County. Memorials: Mound Cemetery.
OLNEY -- Betty K. Holson, 76, Olney, died Monday (Feb. 24, 2003).
Services: 10 a.m. Friday, Summers-Kistler Funeral Home, Olney. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Burial: Haven Hill Cemetery
Memorial Garden, Olney.
FLORA -- Ray Jerry Hurd, 59, Flora, died Tuesday (Feb. 25, 2003). Arrangements incomplete: Frank & Bright Funeral Home, Flora.
ALTAMONT -- Melvin A. Wurl, 85, Altamont, farmer, died Tuesday (Feb. 25, 2003).
Services: 1:30 p.m. Friday, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Altamont. Visitation: 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday in the church. Burial: Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery, Altamont. Arrangements by: Kull Funeral Chapel, Altamont. Memorials: Lutheran Care Center, KFUO Radio, Immanuel Lutheran Church Parish Hall Building Fund or donor's choice.
KINMUNDY -- Betty L. Krutsinger, 68, Kinmundy, homemaker, died Wednesday (Feb. 26, 2003).
Services: 10 a.m. Saturday, Neal Funeral Home, Kinmundy. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. Burial: Elder Cemetery, Kinmundy. Memorials: Cancer Fund or donor's choice.