ILION, N.Y. -- Mrs. Elizabeth “Anne” Stites, age 69, a resident of Prindle Apartments in Ilion, passed away peacefully, in her sleep, on Tuesday morning, April 17, 2018. Born on April 14, 1949, in Paris, Illinois, Elizabeth was the daughter of the late Fenton Huston and Betty Rose (Kuykendal…

MATTOON -- Edna M. Wells, 87, of Mattoon, Illinois, passed away at 3:30 P.M., Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at her residence in Mattoon, IL. As per the wishes of Mrs. Wells, her body will be Cremated and a Graveside Service will be held at 1:00 P.M., Thursday, April 26, 2018, in the Dodge Grove C…

CASEY -- Dean C. Rhodes, age 72, of Casey, IL passed away at 8:50 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Heartland Nursing Center, Casey, IL.

MATTOON -- Mary M. Hardwick, 90, of Mattoon died at 3:45 p.m. Wednesday (April 18, 2018) at the Odd Fellow Rebekah Home in Mattoon.

MATTOON -- Frances Catherine “Kitty” Risting, 95, of Mattoon, died at 7:02 a.m. Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at the Oddfellow-Rebekah Home, Mattoon.

CHARLESTON -- Gregory Dollar, age 56 of Charleston, died April 14, 2018 at Carle Foundation Hospital. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at East Harrison Street Church of God, 17996 East Harrison Street Road in Charleston with Pastor Curt Weaver officiatin…

ARCOLA -- IRVIN EUGENE THOMPSON, 98, of Arcola, IL went home to be with his Lord and Savior surrounded by his loving family at 11:20 P.M. on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at the Arthur Home.

MATTOON -- Marcella Marlene Scott, 79, of Mattoon died at 1:40 p.m. Wednesday (April 18, 2018) at Odd Fellow Rebekah Home.

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MATTOON -- Gerald Lee Rickelman, age 59 of Mattoon, IL passed away at 9:35 P.M., Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at Mattoon Health Care Center.

MARTINSVILLE -- John Roy Glendenning, 55, of Terre Haute, Ind., formerly of Martinsville, died at 8 p.m. Saturday (April 14, 2018) at his residence.

MATTOON -- Evelyn Jean Beringer, 91, of Mattoon, IL passed away at 2:38 P.M., Monday, April 16, 2018, at her residence in Mattoon. As per the wishes of Mrs. Beringer, her body will be Cremated and a Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

TOLEDO -- Marilyn Yvonne Talley, 83, of Toledo, IL passed away at 4:45 AM on April 16, 2018 at Lakeland Rehab & Health Care Center in Effingham.

CHARLESTON -- Gregory Dollar, 56, of Charleston died Saturday (April 14, 2018) at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

MATTOON -- Laurence E. Montgomery, age 90, of Mattoon passed away at 5:40 p.m. on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Memorial Medical Center, Springfield.

MATTOON -- Nathan Lee Swinford, age 49 of Mattoon, IL passed away at 4:21 P.M., Saturday, April 14, 2018 at his residence.

CHARLESTON – Samuel David Buxton, age 79 of Charleston and formerly of Sullivan, Illinois passed away in the comfort of his home on Thursday, April 12, 2018. Per his request there will be no visitation or services. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to a local food pantry of choice. Ad…

MATTOON -- Funeral Services for Billy Jeffries were held on Saturday at Schilling Funeral Home with Dr. Dan Haifley officiating. Burial followed at Dodge Grove Cemetery. Musical selections played were “Amazing Grace” and “What A Day.” Pallbearers were Ray Wines Jr., Ray Wines Sr., Shawn Full…

SAN DIEGO, CA -- Susan Morgan, age 101, of San Diego, CA died on Sunday (April 15, 2018) at Kaiser Medical Center, San Diego. Arrangements are incomplete. Schilling Funeral Home is assisting the family.

MATTOON -- Funeral Services for Ralph Glenn were held on Saturday at the First Presbyterian Church with Pastor Matthew Froeschle officiating. Burial followed at Dodge Grove Cemetery. Organist Ruth Ann Craig played, “Closer Walk With Thee,” “Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory” and “Wind Beneath My…

Lawrence E. Montgomery, age 90, of Mattoon died at 5:40 p.m. on Saturday (April 14, 2018) at Memorial Medical Center, Springfield. Arrangements are incomplete. Schilling Funeral Home is assisting the family.

TOLEDO -- James Duwayne Shaffer, 57, of Toledo, IL passed away at 3:59 pm on April 12, 2018 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Care Center in Mattoon, IL.

CHARLESTON -- A. Pauline Douglas, age 96 of Decatur, Illinois and formerly of Charleston, passed away on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at Decatur Memorial Hospital. A Graveside Service honoring and celebrating her life will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at Mound Cemetery in Charles…

ASHMORE -- Lewis Boyer, 88, of rural Ashmore died Friday (April 13, 2018) at his residence.

CHARLESTON – Genevieve Bredesen, 96, of Charleston died Thursday (April 12, 2018) at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center.

CHARLESTON – Samuel Buxton, 79, of Charleston died Thursday (April 12, 2018) at his residence.

STRASBURG -- Martha A. Mathis, 83, of Strasburg, formerly of Shelbyville and Mattoon, IL, died at 5:20 a.m. Thursday, April 12, 2018 in Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, Mattoon, IL.

MATTOON -- Billy Joe Jeffries, age 43, of Charleston passed away at 12:57 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at his residence.

MATTOON -- Doris E. Hance, age 93 of Glen Carbon, IL formerly of Mattoon, IL passed away at 5:33 P.M., Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at Meridian Village Senior Living in Glen Carbon, IL.

ARCOLA -- LaVerne H. Tuttle, 96, of Arcola, died at 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at Carriage Crossing in Arcola.

SHELBYVILLE -- Martha A. Mathis, 83, of Shelbyville died at 5:20 a.m. Thursday (April 12, 2018) at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Mattoon.

CHARLESTON -- Billy Jeffries, 44, of Charleston died at 12:57 p.m. Wednesday at his residence.

CHARLESTON -- Gene Taylor, 75, of Charleston died Tuesday (April 10, 2018) at Hilltop Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

DECATUR -- Pauline Douglas, 96, of Decatur died Tuesday (April 10, 2018) at Decatur Memorial Hospital.

GLEN CARBON -- Doris E. Hance, 93, formerly of Mattoon, died at 5:33 p.m. Tuesday (April 10, 2018) at Meridian Village Senior Living Community in Glen Carbon.

MATTOON -- Mary Taylor, 49, of Mattoon died at 4:05 p.m. Tuesday (April 10, 2018) at Mattoon Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.

MATTOON -- Sue Ann Eckel, 65, of Mattoon died at 5:26 a.m. Tuesday (April 10, 2018) at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.