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Date: Friday, 31 January 2014, at 3:30 p.m.

Lydia K. Robison

ELMHURST -- Lydia K. Robison, 86, died Thursday, Dec. 30, 2004, in Tabor Hills Nursing Home in Naperville. Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 3, 2004, at Van Natta Funeral Home in Herrin, with Bill Sanders officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Gardens in Energy. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at Van Natta Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Mrs. Robison was born on Aug. 12, 1918, in West Frankfort, to Oscar Williams and Fannie (Davis) Williams. She married Samuel Robison and he preceded her in death. Survivors include her daughter, Lydia and Tom Sotka of Elmhurst; two grandchildren, Heather and John Lough of Chicago and Lucas Sotka of Wonder Lake; one great-grandchild, Grace Lough of Chicago; one sister and brother-in-law, Laura and Richard Missavage of Florissant, Mo.; and one brother, Ward Williams of Florissant, Mo. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and one sister, Ella Rom.

Dora Boquillon

PINCKNEYVILLE -- Dora Boquillon, 95, died at 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 30, 2004, in Pinckneyville Health Care Center. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Pyatt-Harrawood Funeral Home in Pinckneyville, with the Rev. Charles Boling officiating. Burial will be in Mueller Hill Cemetery in Pinckneyville. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church in Pinckneyville.

Robert Mason

ROYALTON -- Robert R. 'Bob' Mason, 52, died at 8:45 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 30, 2004, at home. Arrangements are incomplete at Vantrease Funeral Home in Royalton.

Michael Butler

BELLE RIVE -- Michael L. Butler, 53, died at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2004, in Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, after an automobile accident that also took the life of his brother, David Donald Butler. Joint services for Michael and David Butler will be Tuesday, Jan. 4, in Spencer Funeral Home in Bunker, Mo. Burial will be in Bunker Cemetery. Joint visitation will be Monday at Spencer Funeral Home. Local visitation for Michael Butler will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at York Funeral Home in McLeansboro.

Dorothy Leming

COULTERVILLE -- Dorothy R. Leming, 89, died at 7:02 a.m. Friday, Dec. 31, 2004, in Sparta Community Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Pyatt-Harrawood Funeral Home in Coulterville.

Travis Neibel

WEST FRANKFORT -- Travis Neibel, 26, died at 6:20 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 30, 2004, in Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2005, in Union Funeral Home, with the Rev. Denny Steed officiating. Interment will be in East Fork Cemetery in West Frankfort. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Robert Free

McLEANSBORO -- Robert J. Free, 82, died at 2:05 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 30, 2004, in John Cochran V. A. Medical Center, St. Louis. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Gholson Funeral Home in McLeansboro. Burial will be in Knob Prairie Cemetery near Akin with military rites. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Steven Anderson

JOHNSTON CITY -- Steven Ray Anderson, 59, of Evansville, formerly of Johnston City, died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2004, at home. Services were at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 30, 2004, at Miller and Miller Colonial Chapel in Evansville, Dr. Ron Osborne officiated. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery.

Paul R. Wood

GOREVILLE -- Paul R. Wood, 79, of Goreville, passed away at 12:09 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 30, 2004, in Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 1, 2005, at the First Baptist Church in Goreville, with Dr. Ron Ferguson officiating. Burial will be in Cana Cemetery in Goreville. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today Dec. 31, 2004, at Blue Funeral Home in Goreville. Mr. Wood was born on March 31, 1925, in Staunton, Ind., to Louis and Lillye (Hallmark) Wood. He married Alta Summers on Nov. 19, 1997, and she survives. Other survivors include daughters, Carolyn and Larry Foster of Columbia, Mo., Aneita Wise of Rockville, Ind., Jamie and Richard Short of Marion, Linda and Bob Farthing of Broken Arrow, Okla., Dea Dea and J. W. Miller of Sylachuga, Ala., Glenda and Tom Wagner of Lockport, Carol and Greg Munyon of Minooka; sons, Larry and Gaytha Pritchett of Johnston City, Jerry and Sharon Pritchett of Carterville, Jim and Paula Welch of Montrose, Colo.; grandchildren, Jerrod and Jenny Walker, Heather and Trevor Otlewski, Shane Mathews, Josh Mathews, Kelli and Kurt Abel, Jennifer and Chris Larrison, Matthew and Bridgett Short, Travis and Melissa Farthing, Steven and Rhonda Farthing, James and Stephanie Pritchett, Chris Pritchett, Jason Pritchett, Jerilyn and Gary Wiggel, Brent and Robin Pritchett, Jeff and Lunda Pritchett, Todd Pritchett, Tom and Leslie Wagner, Daniel and Becky Wagner, Tim and Summer Munyon, Joel Munyon, Becca and David Bowls, Elizabeth Welch, Mandy and Daniel Welch, John Welch, Mark Welch; and 21 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; wives, Anna Lee Wood and Bea Wood; one brother; two sisters. Mr. Wood was a member of First Baptist Church in Goreville.

Gary A. Brown

MURPHYSBORO -- Loving father and husband Gary A. Brown, 55, of Murphysboro, went home to the Lord at 11:45 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2004, in Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 3, 2005, in Crawshaw Funeral Home in Murphysboro, with Pastor Charles Allen of Elm Street Baptist Church officiating. Interment will follow in Murdale Gardens of Memory in Murphysboro. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the family and will be accepted at the funeral home. Gary was born on July 30, 1949, in Carbondale, to William A. and Norma Jean (Bradley) Brown. He married on Robin Lynn Malloy on Oct. 1, 1988, in Johnson County. He was preceded in death by his father, William A. 'Bill' Brown, on Dec. 5, 2003, and his mother, Norma Jean Brown, on Nov. 2, 1993. One nephew also preceded him in death. Survivors include his wife, Robin Brown of Murphysboro; five sons Brian, Eric, Corey, Shane and Austin Brown, all of Murphysboro; one grandson, Michael Brown of Murphysboro; one brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Regina Brown of Herrin, formerly of Murphysboro; one sister and brother-in-law, Sharon and Marvin Jones of Carbondale; two nephews, Chris and Sean Jones of Carbondale. Gary was a painting contractor and former owner of the Fishnet in Carbondale and the Jeanery in Murphysboro. He was a member of the Elm Street Baptist Church in Murphysboro and served in the U. S. Army and National Guard. Our beloved Gary will be deeply missed by his familyand friends.

Harry B. Montgomery Jr.

SESSER -- Harry B. Montgomery Jr., 76, who had recently returned home to Sesser, passed away at 8:10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2004, in St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon. Mr. Montgomery was born on Sept. 30, 1928, to Harry B. Sr. and Artie M. (Cockrum) Montgomery, in Barren Township in Franklin County. Harry had a long career of training and racing horses which began at the Franklin County Fairgrounds and lasted throughout his life. Harry was a longtime member of the Horseman's Benevolence Protective Association. Harry loved his family; bluegrass music; and going dancing with his wife, Imogene. Mr. Montgomery was united in marriage to Imogene Boswell, his wife of 55 years, on Nov. 27, 1949, and she survives. They were blessed with four children, 11 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren: Terryl Montgomery and children Josh, Amanda and Ashley; Rhonda Hutson and husband Terry and children Ryan Huie and wife Jennifer and daughter Rylin, Joel Huie and wife Ammie and son Grant and Darren and Kaitlin Hutson; William B. 'Hoppy' and wife Lori Montgomery; Jennifer Montgomery Phillips and husband Mike and sons Christopher and Colton; and Marcy Arnett and husband Darren and children Adreanna Harvey and husband Jason and daughter Presleigh and Jeremy, Vanessa, Samantha, Jared, April and daughter Mekaela. Mr. Montgomery was preceded in death by his brother, Billie Jean; three sisters, Ila Flatt and Alene and Wanda Montgomery; and two nephews, Farrell and Jim Flatt. Services for Mr. Montgomery will be held at 2 p.m. today in Davis Funeral Chapel, located on Illinois 148 and Park Street Road in Sesser. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, with the Rev. Stephen Gray and Sister Connie Keyes officiating. Burial will be in Hammonds Cemetery.

Lydia K. Robison

ELMHURST -- Lydia K. Robison, 86, died Thursday, Dec. 30, 2004, in Tabor Hills Nursing Home in Naperville. Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 3, 2004, at Van Natta Funeral Home in Herrin, with Bill Sanders officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Gardens in Energy. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at Van Natta Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Mrs. Robison was born on Aug. 12, 1918, in West Frankfort, to Oscar Williams and Fannie (Davis) Williams. She married Samuel Robison and he preceded her in death. Survivors include her daughter, Lydia and Tom Sotka of Elmhurst; two grandchildren, Heather and John Lough of Chicago and Lucas Sotka of Wonder Lake; one great-grandchild, Grace Lough of Chicago; one sister and brother-in-law, Laura and Richard Missavage of Florissant, Mo.; and one brother, Ward Williams of Florissant, Mo. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and one sister, Ella Rom.

Claude C. Lewis

MOUNT VERNON -- Claude C. Lewis, 80, of Longwood, Fla., formerly of Mount Vernon, died at 6:08 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2004, in Florida Hospital in Altamonte Springs, Fla. Private services were held, however a public memorial service will be held at a later date. There will be no public visitation. Arrange-ments have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon. Claude served as high school principal at West Salem and as superintendent at Auburn, Grayville and Sesser-Valier schools. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army during World War II. He was a member of the Rotary Club, Lions Club, the American Legion and the National Education Association. Mr. Lewis was born on Jan. 27, 1924, in Sesser, to Archie Lewis and Dena Elizabeth (Clayton) Lewis. He married Phyllis G. (McBride) Lewis on March 9, 1946, in Benton. She died on July 11, 2004. Survivors include his daughter, Shelia Millar and husband Jerry of Longwood, Fla.; grandchildren, Sabra Condra and husband Jim and Joel Millar and fianc Natalia Sorgente of Washington, D. C.; sister, Clara Mae Maddox; and special family friends, Roy and Shirley Browm of Mount Vernon; and several nieces and nephews also survive. His parents and wife preceded him in death.

Glenn Jackson 'Elec' Moore

JONESBORO -- Glenn Jackson 'Elec' Moore, 95, of Jonesboro, passed away surrounded by his family and loved ones at 7:55 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 30, 2004, in Jonesboro Health Care Center in Jonesboro. He was born on Nov. 12, 1909, in Jonesboro, the son of John and Jennie Carter Moore. He married Wanda Winn on Sept. 13, 1935, in Jonesboro; she preceded him in death Sept. 27, 2000. He was a member of Walnut Grove United Methodist Church near Cobden. He was employed with the Viking Freight Company for 19 years and later worked for the Fruit Belt Service Station in Jonesboro and retired after 19 years of employment. He is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Wayne and Carolyn Moore of Cobden, and Frank and Anne Moore of Anna; one daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Jeff Norton of Alto Pass; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, a son and one brother. Services for Mr. Glenn Jackson 'Elec' Moore will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 2, 2005, at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna, with Mark Laster officiating. Interment will be in the Jonesboro Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 1, 2005, at the Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna. Memorials may be made to the Walnut Grove United Methodist Church.

Augestine M. Cadelli

CHRISTOPHER -- Augestine M. Cadelli, 79, of Christopher, formerly of St. Louis, died Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2004, in Herrin Hospital. Mr. Cadelli wished to be cremated. There will be no services. Interment will be in Masonic and IOOF Cemetery in Benton. Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 3 at Gilbert Funeral Home in Christopher. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Southern Illinois Kidney Memorial Trust Fund and will be accepted at the funeral home. Mr. Cadelli was a retired merchant in the food industry. He was a member of the St. Andrews Catholic Church in Christopher. He was born on May 5, 1925, in Christopher, to Louis Cadelli and Louise Cadelli. He married Mary Lou Hoey and she preceded him in death. Survivors include two sons, Michael Cadelli and David Cadelli both of St. Louis; and two grandchildren, Andrew Cadelli and Ryann Cadelli both of St. Louis. He was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.

Paul Blades

JOHNSTON CITY -- Paul Blades, 76, died at 7:38 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2004, in Herrin Hospital. Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Harmony Freewill Baptist Church in West Frankfort, with the Rev. Kennith McClerren officiating. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery in Johnston City. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Murman and Wilson Funeral Home in Johnston City.

Berl Hickam

ELKVILLE -- Berl B. Hickam, 88, died at 2:57 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2004, at home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Searby Funeral Home in Du Quoin, with the Rev. Jerry Whittington officiating. Burial will be in Elkville Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Searby Funeral Home in Du Quoin. Memorials may be made to the Nazarene Church of DuQuoin and will be accepted at the funeral home.

Eugene 'Gene' P. Pease

MARION -- Eugene 'Gene' P. Pease, 82, of Carbondale formerly of Marion, died Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2004, in Helia Healthcare in Carbondale. Gene was born on Dec. 8, 1922, to Carl W. and Rosie Mae (Copher) Pease in Marion. He married Louise Sumner on Nov. 9, 1947, in Marion and she survives in Carbondale. Gene was retired from Ameren CIPS. Gene was a World War II Army Veteran. He was a member of University Baptist Church of Carbondale, the IBEW No. 702 and VFW Post No. 1301 of Marion. Gene is survived by his wife Louise of Carbondale; three sons, Gerald E. Pease of Manhattan, Mont., Paul Richard Pease and his wife Laura of Scottsdale, Ariz. and Michael Joe Pease of Carbondale; one daughter, Sherry Hingtgen of Urbana; five grandchildren; and one sister, Doris Christopher of Marion. He is preceded in death by his parents, and one brother, Bob Pease. Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 2, 2005, at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion, with Pastor Sam Foskey officiating. Burial will follow in Odd Fellows Cemetery in Marion. The VFW Post No. 1301 and the American Legion Post No. 147 of Marion will perform military rites. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. For those who prefer memorials may be given to the University Baptist Church or the charity of choice. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Edwin Condon

HARRISBURG -- Edwin Thomas Condon, 73, found Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2004, at home. There will be no visitation at Reed Funeral Chapel. The body has been cremated. Burial of the cremains will be at a later date.

Betty Beal

CARRIER MILLS -- Betty Beal, 80, of Carrier Mills, died Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2004, in her home. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 2, 2005, in Felty Funeral Home in Carrier Mills. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery, with the Rev. Joe Daniels officiating. She was born on June 3, 1924, in Kankakee, to the late Claude and Freda (Harris) Moake. She married Bill Beal, and he preceded her in death on July 24, 1974. She was a retired nurse and a member of Carrier Mills United Methodist Church. She is survived by two daughters and one son-in-law, Judy Hill Miller of Marion and Sandy and Kenneth Barger of Eddyville; one son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Sue Beal of Harrisburg; one sister, Barbara Rice of Carrier Mills; two brothers, James Moake of Carbondale and David Moake of Munster, Ind.; seven grandchildren and their spouses, Brad and Debbie Hill, Stacey and Shane Grinnell, John and Karen McCoy, Hope and Adam Reifers, Brian and Julie Beal, Kam Beal, and Brandon Beal; six step-grandchildren, Tracy Herbert, Lisa Miller, Jeff Miller, Cheryl Blair, David Barger and Pete Barger; 26 great-grandchildren, Clay, Colton and Jackson Hill, Drake, Sage and Cruz Grinnell, Nick and Katie Herbert, Connor and Abbie Miller, Leila McCoy, Sebastian and Tristen Evans, Aubrey Butler, Jarrett Reifers, David and Joe Blair, Alex and Nick Barger, Jacob, Shiloh and Jolie Barger, Kayleigh Beal, Jillian Miller, Carsen Beal and Javier Beal. She was preceded in death by one grandson, Christopher Jason Beal; one sister, Geraldine Moake; one brother-in-law, Billy Earl Rice; and one son-in-law, Greg Miller.

Denny Nobles

COBDEN -- Denny Nobles, 39, of Bastrop, Texas, formerly of Cobden, died at 6:34 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 30, 2004, in Bastrop, Texas. Arrangements are incomplete at Lutz andRendleman Funeral Home in Cobden.

Evelyn Newcomb

EWING -- Evelyn Marie (Sneed) Newcomb, 68, died at 6:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 30, 2004, at home, after a long illness. Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Whittington Church, with the Rev. Mark Minor officiating. Burial will be in Shiloh Cemetery in Whittington. Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Sunday at the Whittington Church. Memorials may be made to the St. Mary's/Good Samaritan Hospice, 609 North 12th St., Mount Vernon, IL62864. Envelopes will be available at the church. Johnston Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Debra Walker

MURPHYSBORO -- Debra 'Debbie' Lee Ann Walker, 47, died at 11a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2004, in St. Joseph Hospital in Murphysboro. Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Crain Funeral Home Pleasant Grove Chapel, Old Illinois 13, between Carbondale and Murphysboro, with Chaplain Mary Wyatt officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday. Memorials may be made to the family.

Ruth Richey

MARION -- Ruth Ellen Richey, 86, died at 12:23 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 30, 2004, at home. Arrangements are incomplete at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion.

Travis Neibel

WEST FRANKFORT -- Travis Neibel, 26, died at 6:20 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 30, 2004, in Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete at the Union Funeral Home in West Frankfort.

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