MATTOON -- Donald Austin Gose, age 75, of Mattoon passed away at 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at his residence.

MATTOON -- Olive Louise Atchley, of Mattoon, passed away at 6:45 P.M. on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, at her residence.

CHARLESTON -- Velma Joanne Spence, 84, of Charleston, went to her Heavenly home Saturday, November 10, 2018 at SBLHC.

MATTOON -- Doris Ann Torbeck, age 85, of Mattoon passed away at 5:44 A.M. on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center.

MATTOON -- Rosella Behrens, age 92, of Mattoon passed away on November 14, 2018 at 2:50 A.M.

MARTINSVILLE -- Zeddie C. Hammond, 96, of Martinsville died at 9:05 a.m. Tuesday (Nov. 13, 2018) at his residence.

CANTON, Texas -- George R. 'Randy' Dobbs, 75, of Canton, passed away November 6, 2018 at his home. He was born February 3, 1943 in Mattoon, Illinois to George Max and Louise Olga Jensen Dobbs.

OSCODA, Mich. -- Lorraine Frances (Creath) Firebaugh of Oscoda, age 89, entered the Kingdom of Heaven on November 1, 2018, dying peacefully at home with her family by her side.

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MATTOON -- Edward Lee Wright, age 85 of Mattoon, IL passed away peacefully at 1:12 P.M., Monday, November 12, 2018 at Mattoon Health Care Center.

CHARLESTON -- Albert Baker Young, age 81 of Charleston, passed away on Friday, November 9, 2018 at his home. Visitation was held from 10:30 a.m. – Noon on Monday, November 12, 2018 at Wesley United Methodist Church, 2206 Fourth Street in Charleston. The Memorial Service honoring and celebrat…

CHARLESTON -- Rita D. (Nugent) Wright, age 72, passed away peacefully in her sleep on November 8, 2018. A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, November 15th from 1:00 – 3:00 pm at the Charleston VFW. It was her request that in lieu of flowers, thoughtful donations in her memory to b…

CHARLESTON -- Jamey Kay Edwards, age 61, of Charleston, IL passed away on Monday, November 5, 2018 at her home.

ASHMORE -- Tommy H. Stine, 79, of Ashmore, died Friday (November 9, 2018) at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center.

CHARLESTON - Velma Joanne Spence, 84, of Charleston, died Saturday (November 10, 2018) at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center.

MATTOON -- Laura Lynn Martin, 64, of Mattoon, Illinois, passed peacefully, surrounded by loved ones, on Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at her home.

NEWMAN -- Charles Robert Clapp passed away on November 8, 2018 at Arbor Rose of Charleston. He was born March 17, 1926, to Roy Preston and Maude Ellen (Minor) Clapp in Hindsboro, Illinois. He graduated from Hindsboro High School in 1944. He married Freida C. Baxter on October 19, 1946 in Hum…

MATTOON -- Nancy L. O'Dell, age 68, of Mattoon passed away at 9:27 a.m. on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at Carle Foundation Hospital.

ARCOLA -- Elyn A. (Eastin) Pogliano, 79, of Decatur, IL formerly of Charleston, IL, passed away at 5:00 A.M. on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at St. Mary's Hospital in Decatur, IL.

CHARLESTON -- Gary Dale Lee, 76, of Charleston died Friday (Nov. 9, 2018) at his residence.

CHAMPAIGN -- Daniel Quast, 65, of Champaign died at 7:45 a.m. Friday (Nov. 9, 2018) at Helia Healthcare.

MATTOON -- Daniel A. Stewart, 92, of Mattoon died at 10:28 a.m. Friday (Nov. 9, 2018) at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center.

WINDSOR -- Rhonda Rae Brown, 49, of Windsor died at 6:30 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 8, 2018) at HSHS Good Shepherd Hospital in Shelbyville.

MATTOON -- Pauline Elline Hawn, age 66, of Mattoon passed away at 9:16 p.m. on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at Carle Foundation Hospital.

ARCOLA -- Billy Loyd Barham Jr., 40, of Hindsboro, IL passed away on Monday, November 5, 2018 at his residence.

MATTOON -- Nancy L. O’Dell, 68, of Mattoon died at 9:27 a.m. Thursday (Nov. 8, 2018) at Carle Foundation Hospital.

DECATUR -- Elyn A. (Eastin) Pogliano, 79, of Decatur, formerly of Charleston, died at 5 a.m. Wednesday (Nov. 7, 2018) at St. Mary’s Hospital in Decatur.

CHARLESTON -- Jamey Kay Edwards, 61, of Charleston died Monday (Nov. 5, 2018) at her residence.

ARCOLA -- Lila Joan (Jividen) Wingler, 86, of Arcola died at 4:49 p.m. Wednesday (Nov. 7, 2018) at the Arthur Home.

ARCOLA -- Mary Ann Grimes, 91 of Rockford, IL, left this world to the embrace of her Savior Jesus Christ Friday afternoon, November 2, 2018 at Presence St. Anne Center due to natural causes.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Helen Lowell Adams, formerly of Hinsdale, Illinois, 107 years of age, passed away November 5, 2018, at the Gardens of Scottsdale in Scottsdale, Arizona. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date. Helen was born February 24, 1911, in Boonville, Indiana, the d…

PARIS -- Melinda Kay Armentrout, 62, of Paris, Illinois, passed away at 8:13 p.m. Tuesday, November 6, 2018, at her residence. She retired in 2016 after twenty-nine years in the billing office of Paris Community Hospital.

CHARLESTON -- Ann (Curry) Robertson, 81, of Charleston, IL passed away at 4:00 A.M. on Monday, November 5, 2018 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL.

MATTOON -- Edna Mae McFarland, age 95 of Mattoon, IL passed away at 10:20 P.M., Sunday November 4, 2018 at Odd-Fellow Rebekah Home in Mattoon, IL.

MARTINSVILLE -- David Neil Kendall, age 89, of Martinsville, Illinois, embarked on his greatest journey on Sunday evening, November 4, 2018, at his home with his loving family by his side. He was born November 2, 1929, in Gary, Indiana, the son of Roy Galey and Evelyn Kendall Galey.

EFFINGHAM -- Mary J. Warner, 80 of Effingham, went to be with the Lord on Monday, November 5, 2018.

MATTOON -- Edna McFarland, 95, of Mattoon died at 10:20 p.m. Sunday (Nov. 4, 2018) at Odd-Fellow Rebekah Home in Mattoon.