MATTOON -- Lavon K. Carter, 80, of Mattoon died at 2:34 p.m. Tuesday (January 22, 2019) at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Mattoon.

CASEY -- Patricia Gail “Patty” Hickox, 64, of Casey died at 9:40 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 22, 2019) at Casey Health Care Center.

There will be a visitation for Barbara Jean Poliquin on Saturday morning from 9:00-10:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church, 1804 So. Ninth Street, Mattoon; Followed by a private family service at 10 a.m.

CHARLESTON -- Naomi Ruth Butler, age 88 of Charleston, passed away on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at Life's Journey in Mattoon, Illinois. Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until noon on Friday, January 25, 2019 at Adams Funeral Chapel in Charleston with the Funeral Service beginning at n…

CASEY -- Charlotte Diane Thompson, age 72, of Earlville, IL passed away at 5:17 a.m. on Sunday, January 20, 2019 at the home of her son in Normal, IL. She was born October 16, 1946 in Martinsville, IL, the daughter of Lloyd Estie Updegraff and Lola (Maxey) Updegraff. She married Randy Limes …

MATTOON -- Barbara Jean (Coleman-Metzger) Poliquin, age 88 of Mattoon, IL formerly of Houston, TX, passed away at 8:19 A.M. Saturday, January 19, 2019 at Odd-Fellow Rebekah Home in Mattoon, IL.

CHARLESTON -- Naomi Ruth Butler, 88, of Charleston died Tuesday (Jan. 22, 2019) at Life’s Journey in Mattoon.

LEXINGTON, Tenn. -- Eldon Hawyer, age 86, passed away on Sunday, January 20, 2019 in Lexington. He was a member of Lexington Christian Church (LCC). He served in the United States Navy and was a member of American Legion Post 77. He is survived by his wife, Ludia Hawyer of Lexington, 1 son, …

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MATTOON -- Marjorie Aileen Rardin, age 87, of Mattoon passed away at 9:18 p.m. on Monday, January 21, 2019 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center.

ARCOLA -- Amzy D. Miller, 78, of Sullivan, IL passed away at 7:43 P.M. on Monday, January 21, 2019 at Decatur Memorial Hospital.

HIDALGO -- Paul R. Ault 72, of Hidalgo, IL and a winter resident of Bonita Springs, FL since 2011 died Sunday, January 20, 2019 at Joanne's House at Hope Hospice after a courageous 5-year battle with cancer. Paul was born January 1, 1947 in Hazel Dell, IL a son of the late Herbert C. and Jul…

CASEY -- Marilyn Marie Osborne, 66, of Casey, formerly of Danville, died at 4:53 p.m. Monday (January 21, 2019) at the home of her daughter in Westfield.

LOUDON, Tenn. -- Kenneth W. Mullen died on January 20, 2019, after a courageous battle with cancer. Ken was born in Muscatine, Iowa on July 10, 1939, and he graduated from Charles City High School in 1957. He married Ruth Ann Hoeft on July 11, 1959, and they started their family together in …

CASEY -- Oscar Thomas Stinson, 90, of Casey, formerly of Fairbanks, Ind., died at 10:55 p.m. Sunday (January 20, 2019) at Heartland Nursing Center in Casey.

MATTOON -- Barbara Jean Poliquin, 88, of Mattoon died at 8:19 a.m. Saturday (January 19, 2019) at at Odd-Fellow Rebekah Home.

MATTOON -- Edna D. Kelley, age 76, of Mattoon passed away at 12:58 p.m. on Sunday, January 20, 2019 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center.

WINDSOR -- Craig A. Wilson, 66, of Windsor, passed away on Saturday, January 19, 2019, at his home in Windsor.

ARTHUR -- Phyllis LaRae Riggs, 85, of Arthur, IL passed away at 2:30 A.M. on Friday, January 18, 2019 at the Arthur Home.

ARTHUR -- Fannie Marie (Mast) Kauffman, 77 years, 10 months, of Arcola, IL passed away at 9:30 P.M. on Sunday, January 20, 2019 at the Arthur Home.

MATTOON -- Mark A. Baker, 65, of Mattoon, passed peacefully at St. Louis University Hospital on January 18, 2019.

LERNA -- Joanna L. Lawyer, 88, of Lerna, passed away Friday, January 18, 2019 at Heartland Christian Village, Neoga.

WINCHESTER -- Michael Don “Cody” Wright, 62 of Winchester passed away January 2, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield after a six year hard fought battle with pancreatic cancer.

GREENUP -- John D. “Boze” Carr, 86, of Greenup, IL passed away at 7:50 PM on January 19, 2019 at Cumberland Rehab & Health Care in Greenup, IL.

MATTOON -- Michael Henry Maguire, age 72, of Mattoon passed away at 4:20 a.m. on Friday, January 18, 2019 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center.

SHELBYVILLE -- Rosemarie “Vicki” Newhart, 90, of Shelbyville, IL, passed away at 3:55 p.m. Monday, January 14, 2019 in Hawthorne Inn Assisted Living, Shelbyville, IL.

MATTOON -- William A. Poe, age 86, of Mattoon passed away at 3:05 p.m. on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at his residence.

Mildred Hexton, age 93, a native of Illinois, passed away peacefully in her sleep at Plymouth Square assisted living facilities in Stockton, California on December 26, 2018.

STRASBURG -- John Stanley Granat, 79, of Strasburg, Illinois, formerly of Chicago, IL, passed away at 11:30 p.m. Monday, January 14, 2019 in his residence.

SHELBYVILLE -- Kenn Eugene Shutts, age 66, of Shelbyville, IL formerly of Casey, IL and Mattoon, IL passed away on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at his home. He was born August 1, 1952 in Mattoon, IL, the son of Elmer Edward Shutts and Marjorie Eloise Ferris Shutts. Survivors include his daugh…

MATTOON -- Marilyn A. Drum, age 62 of Mattoon, IL passed at 7:58 P.M. Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL.

CASEY -- Lois Imogene Adams, 80, of Casey died at 1:35 a.m. Thursday (Jan. 17, 2019) at Casey Health Care Center, Casey.

MATTOON -- Marilyn Drum, 62, of Mattoon died at 7:58 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 15, 2019) at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

MATTOON -- William Poe, 86, of Mattoon died at 3:05 p.m. Wednesday (Jan. 16, 2019) at his residence.

NEOGA -- Richard E. Drennan, 78, of rural Neoga, Illinois, passed away at 11:10 A. M., Monday, December 24, 2018, at his residence.

SCOTTSVILLE, Ariz. -- Charles Worth (Chuck) Witters, 72, passed away in Scottsville, AZ early Christmas morning. He joined other members of his immediate family in Heaven after having ill health for quite some time.

ARCOLA -- Beulah Lorene Tefft, 97, of Arcola, IL passed away at 1:32 P.M. on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at Arcola Health Care.