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Illinois Obituary and Death Notice Archive - Page 1276

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Date: Monday, 7 August 2017, at 11:47 p.m.

SHIRLEY A. WRIGHT
AUGUST 31, 2008

Shirley A. Wright, 76, of Sumner, IL passed away Sunday August 31, 2008 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, IN.

She was born May 29, 1932 in Olney, IL to Vernice and Stella (Thomas) Umfleet.

She married Marvin D. Wright November 20, 1950. He preceded her in death.

She was a homemaker and she was a member of the Whiting Assembly of God.

She is survived by 3 sons: Ladeus Wright of Yorktown, VA, Tommy Wright of Sumner, IL, Timmy Wright of Hammond, IN, a daughter: Rita Pinkstaff of Olney, IL, a brother: Earl L. Umfleet of Sumner, IL, a sister: Jeanette Adkison of Indianapolis, IN, 3 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren.

The funeral will be Thursday at 2:00pm at the Sivert-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Sumner, IL.

Burial will follow at the Sumner Cemetery.

Visitation is also Thursday from 12:00 to 2:00pm.

GERALD E. GOFF
AUGUST 30, 2008

Gerald E. Goff, 95, of rural Flat Rock, IL passed away Saturday August 30, 2008 at Lawrence County Memorial Hospital.

He was born March 26, 1913 in Lawrence County, IL the son of Elmer Sherman and Jane (Brian) Goff.

On May 18, 1931 he married Mary Earnest. She survives.

He was a mechanic and electrician at Whitco Chemical Co. for 35 years.

He was a member of Crawford County Farm Beaureu.

Along with his wife, he is survived by 2 sons; Harley (Raydelle) Goof of Flat Rock, IL, Sherman Goff of Lawrenceville, IL, a daughter: Joan Rasico of Flat Rock, IL, 3 sisters: Doris Patterson of Bridgeport, IL, Hazel Leah Tedford of Dode City, FL, Anna Rae Hicks of Muscle Shoals, AL, 12 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, 8 great-great grandchildren, 3 step-grandchildren, and 8 step-great-grandchildren.

A son Jackie Goff, a daughter Verna Hetherington, and a grandson Gerald Goff are deceased.

The funeral will be Wednesday at 10:00am at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home.

Burial will follow at Creasthaven Memroial Parl Cemetery.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 5:00 to 7:00pm.

Memorial donations may be given to the American Cancer Society or to the Alzhiemers Assn.

LOEIZE KEMP
AUGUST 28, 2008

Loeize Kemp, 78, of Rural Sumner, IL passed away Thursday August 28, 2008 at her residence.

She was born August 10, 1930 in Red Bay, Alabama the daughter of Vollie and Evie (Livingston) Anderson.

She married Charles T. Kemp on May 2, 1949. He survives.

She was a homemaker, and she was a member of the Church of God in Chauncey, IL.

Along with her husband, she is survived by a son: Timothy Charles (Brenda) Kemp of Edwardsville, IL, a daughter: Kathy Melinda (Cliff) Bowers of Sumner, IL, a brother: Oveal Anderson of Waukegan, IL, 5 sisters: Nelda Nelson of Zion, IL, Joyce Schwelinger of Cleveland, TN, Shirley Mintern of Zion, IL, Mavis Anderson of Libertyville, IL, Lavara Nix of Zion, IL, 4 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren.

A brother and 2 sisters are deceased.

A Memorial Service will be conducted Sunday August 31, 2008 at 3:00pm at the Church of God in Chauncey.

Friends may gather at 2:00pm at the church. She is being cremated.

GLORIA L. THIEL
AUGUST 27, 2008

Gloria L. Thiel, 85, of Andover, KS (formerly of Lawrenceville, IL) passed away Wednesday, August 27, 2008 at the Life Care Center of Andover, KS.

She was born May 12, 1923 in Bradford, PA, the daughter of Anthony and Anna (Piscitelli) Lombardo.

She married Leo "Jake" Thiel who preceded her in death April 18, 2007.

She was a bookkeeper for Central Cigar in Lawrenceville.

She was a member of the St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Lawrenceville, IL.

She is survived by two sons James Thiel of Levittown, PA and Donald Thiel of Andover, KS; one brother Russell Lombardo of Beacon, NY; and three grandchildren.

The funeral will be Saturday at 12:00 noon at the St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Lawrenceville, IL with burial to follow in the Lawrenceville City Cemetery.

Visitation will be Saturday from 10:00 am until 12:00 noon at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, IL.

ETHEL BERNIECE ROAN
AUGUST 25, 2008

Ethel Berniece Roan, 94, of Lawrenceville, IL passed away Monday August 25, 2008 at Bridgepointe Health Campus in Vincennes, IN.

She was born October 6, 1913 in Houghtown, IL the daughter of John Henry and Rosella Mae (Shanks) Francis.

On January 1, 1935 she married Ernest Leon Roan. He preceded her in death April 26, 2003.

She was a homemaker. She was member of the First Baptist Church in Lawrenceville, IL.

She is survived by a son: Larry L. (Rita) Roan of Battle Creek, MI, a daughter: Karen K. (Roger) Ford of Lawrenceville, IL, 4 grandchildren: Jeff Ford, Christy Pea, Rodney Roan, Monica Cannistraci, and 8 great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be Thursday at 10:00am at the First Baptist Church in Lawrenceville, IL.

Burial willl follow at May Chapel Cemetery.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 5:00 to 7:00PM at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral in Lawrenceville.

Memorial donations may be given to the First Baptist Church.

ROGER A. LAMB
AUGUST 22, 2008

Roger A. Lamb, 52, of Lawrenceville, IL passed away Friday August 22, 2008 at Lawrence County Memorial Hospital in Lawrencevillle, IL.

He was born March 10, 1956 in Paris, IL to George and Kathryn (Richson) Lamb. On December 23, 1988 he married Jamie Dart. She survives.

He was an Optometrist at Chittick Optical in Lawrenceville for 23 years.

He was a 1974 graduate of Paris High School, and a 1976 graduate of Southern Illinois University Mortuary School.

In 1984 he graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry.

He attended Central Christian Church. He was a former member of the Elks, and the Kiwanis Club.

Along with his wife, he is survived by a daughter: Hannah Lamb of Lawrenceville, IL, his mother: Kathryn Lamb of Chrisman, IL, a brother: Steve (Beth) Lamb of Cleveland, OH, Father and Mother In-Law: Dean and Betty Dart of Oblong, IL, a brother in-law: Rod Dart of Oblong, IL, and nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be Tuesday at 10:30am at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home.

Burial will follow at the Lawrenceville City Cemetery.

Visitation is Monday from 5 to 8PM at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be given to Bright Start for Hanna's college education.

DON I. HILLS
AUGUST 12, 2008

Don I. Hills, 77, of Lawrenceville, IL passed away Tuesday August 2, 2008 at his residence.

He was born August 18, 1930 in Lawrence County, IL to Lester L. and Emma B. (Johnson) Hills.

On July 23, 1955 he married Hazel Griesmer. She survives.

He worked as a Heavy Equipment Operator for 43 years for Allendale Gravel Company.

He was also a pilot and Flight Instructor with Commercial Flight Rating in the late 1960's and early 1970's.

He received his HAM Radio Operator Certification in 1983.

He was a member of the St. Francisville Masonic Lodge for 42 years and served as Past Master for one year.

He was also a member of 3R/C Clubs: Prop Busters in Browns, IL, Tri-Aero in Vincennes, IN, and Sea Hawks in Cape Coral, FL.

Since 1984, he enjoyed building and competing with R/C Scale Model Aircraft.

He served in the US Army as a Medic and was stationed in Germany in the 1950's.

Along with his wife, he is survived by 3 daughters: Debra and Jeff Miller of Lawrenceville, IL, Cindy and Ron Fitch of Mt. Carmel, IL, Sheila and Raymond Montgomery of Lawrenceville, IL, 1 brother: Edward Hills of Bridgeport, IL, a sister: Gerry Pfoff of Lawrenceville, IL, grandchildren: Michael Montgomery of Lawrenceville, IL, Beth Ann Montgomery of Lawrenceville, IL, Shibonne Jacobson of Stillwater, MN, great grandchildren: Lexis Fitch, of Mt. Carmel, IL, Tavis Burton of Mt. Carmel, IL, Tyler Burton of Mt. Carmel, IL, Austin Jacobson of Stillwater, MN, Kenny Campbell of Mobile, Al, and 2 nieces and nephews.

A granddaughter: Shannon Campbell, and a brother Frank Hills are deceased.

The funeral will be Friday at 1:00pm at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home.

Burial will follow at the Cresthaven Memorial Park Cemetery.

Visitation is Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00pm.

Memorial donations may be given to the Lawrence County Memorial Hospital Endowment and Development Fund or to Good Samaritan Hospice.

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