JULY 31, 2008
Kerry Emmons, 56, of Lawrenceville passed away Thursday July 31, 2008 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN.
He was born May 30, 1952 in Lawrenceville, IL, the son of Charles E. and Mary Eileen (Jones) Emmons.
Kerry was an electrician by trade and a former Volunteer Fire Fighter for Lawrence-Allison Fire District.
He was a member of the St. Lawrence Catholic Church.
He was also a member of the Elks, Moose and Knights of Columbus.
He graduated from Lawrenceville High School and attended the Indianapolis School of Mortuary Science.
He is survived by 2 sons: Zach Emmons of Evansville, IN, Eric Emmons of Carbondale, IL, 2 daughters: Amanda Megginson of Dupo, IL, Melissa Emmons of Carbondale, IL, 2 brothers: Kelly Emmons of Hoffman Estates, IL, Gene Emmons of Longmont, CO, 3 sisters: Judy Morton of Lumberton, Tx, Patty White of Lawrenceville, IL, Joni Courtney of Lawrenceville, IL, and 4 grandchildren.
His parents and a brother Kim Emmons preceded him in death.
The funeral will be Monday at 10:00am at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, IL with burial to follow at the Lawrenceville City Cemetery.
Visitation is Sunday from 5:00 to 7:00pm at the funeral home.
LOUISE H. TEWELL WEEDON
JULY 29, 2008
Louise H. Tewell Weedon, 84, of Lawrenceville, IL passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2008 at Select Specialty Hospital in Evansville, IN.
Born February 13, 1924 in Lawrence County, IL, she was the daughter of James M. and Minnie (Darnold) Linton.
She first husband Russell Tewell is deceased.
Her second husband Arthur Weedon is also deceased.
Louise worked as a CNA at the Lawrence County Memorial Hospital.
She was also a homemaker.
Louise was a member of the Hi-Way Church of God, Lawrenceville, IL.
Louise will be greatly missed by her family & Friends who were very important to her.
She loved Jesus and her church family and lived her life portraying this love.
Her smiling face and jokes are now being enjoyed in heaven.
She is survived by one daughter, Sandra Russell of Vincennes, IN; one granddaughter Melinda Gher; two great-grandchildren Lexa Gher and Jarod Gher both of Lawrenceville; and one great-great grandchild Leah Gher of Ohio.
She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her first and second husband, two brothers Floyd Linton and Howard Linton; one sister Peggy Webb; and one great-grandson Justin Gher.
The funeral will be Friday, August 1, 2008 at 2:00 pm at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, IL.
Visitation will be Friday from 12:00 (noon) until the hour of service at the funeral home.
Burial will be in the May Chapel Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Hi-Way Church of God, Lawrenceville, IL
CHARLES G. VOGEL JR.
JULY 27, 2008
Charles G. Vogel Jr., 72, of Sumner, IL passed away Sunday July 27, 2008 at his residence.
Born July 29, 1935 in Milwaukee, WI, he was the son of Charles G> and Helen (Bussie) Vogel Sr.
He was married to Shirley (Ferguson) Vogel.
She preceded him in death on June 25, 1995.
He was a Baker at Vincennes University.
He was a US Navy Veteran of WWII.
He was a member of Immaculate Conception in Bridgeport, IL.
He is survived by 3 sons: Greg and Teresa) Erickson of Sumner, IL, Aaron Toby Erickson of Olney, IL, Marc Ereickson of York, IL, a daughter: Carmen McCavy of Clarksville, TN, a brother: James Lawrence Vogel of Lebanon, OR, a sister: Barbara Schmit of Florida, 9 grandchildren, and several great grandchildren.
The funeral will be Thursday at 1:30pm at Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home.
Visitation will be Thursday from 12:00noon until the service hour of 1:30pm.
Burial will be at Secedar Cemetery west of Flat Rock, IL.
Memorial donations may be given to St. Vincent DePaul.
BILLIE L. SEED
JULY 25, 2008
Billie L. Seed, 74, of Lawrenceville, IL passed away Friday July 25, 2008 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, IN.
She was born January 3, 1934 in Lawrence County, IL the daughter of William Lyman and Bethel K. (Barker) - Leighty Houghtaling.
She married Donald A. Seed on April 19, 1957.
He passed away April 15, 2000.
She had worked as Secretary and Trucking Dispatcher for Girton Brothers Trucking in Lawrenceville.
She also worked as a nurse's aid at the United Methodist Village.
She was a member of the Billett United Methodist Church, Women of the Moose, Eagles, VFW and American Legoin Auxiliary.
She had served as Treasurer of the Lawrence County Historical Society.
She and her husband raised their niece and nephew: Leanis and Husband Coen Peters of Harbeson, DE, and Larry and wife Betty Seed of Lancaster, OH, 2 brothers: George and wife Rosalee Leighty of Mcclenasboro, IL, Randall and Ellen Houghtaling of Eliphant Butte, NM, and a sister-in-law: Ina Houghtaling.
The funeral will be Monday at 10:30am at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home.
Visitation will be Sunday from 5:00 to 7:00pm.
Burial will be at the Lawrenceville City Cemetery.
DONNA L. PENO
JULY 20, 2008
Donna L. Peno, 76, of Lawrenceville, IL passed away Sunday July 20, 2008 at her residence.
Born September 12, 1931 in Lawrence County, IL, she was the daughter of Van D. and Maxine Van Ellis Peerman.
On June 20, 1953 she married Cleo O. Peno.
He preceded her in death on January 31, 1986.
Donna was a homemaker and was a member of the St. John's Catholic Church in Vincennes, IN.
She is survived by 2 sons: Scott Peno of Effingham, IL, Mark Peno of Lawrenceville, IL, 4 daughters: Susan Peno of Lawrenceville, IL Becky Peno of Lawrenceville, IL Julie McCartney of Canton, IL, Mary Peno of Lawrenceville, IL, 3 sisters: Lois Maxwell of Lawrenceville, IL, Mary Jane Burrell of Lafayette, IN, Mary Carole Peerman of Lafayette, IN, 8 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be conducted Thursday at 10:00am CST at St. John's Catholic Church in Vincennes, IN.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 5:00 to 7:00pm at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, IL.
Burial will be at the Lawrenceville City Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be given to Good Samaritan Hospice or to St. John's Catholic Church.
JULY 20, 2008
Barbara Holmes, 67, of Lawrenceville passed away Sunday July 20, 2008 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, IN.
Born October 5, 1940 in Robinson, IL she was the daughter of Jack Gray and Irene (Patton) Seber.
She was a member of the Calvary Apostolic Church in Lawrenceville.
She is survived by a son: Brad (Melanie) Holems of Ft. Branch, IN, 2 daughters: Lisa (Jim) Rhodes of West Fork, IN, Sheri (Donnie) Vinson of Lawrenceville, IL, a sister: Sharon Smith of Vincennes, IN and 5 grandchildren.
A Graveside Service will be conducted Thursday at 1:00pm at the Zion Cemetery.