• Jacksonville,  Murrayville,  Roodhouse,  White Hall,  Winchester

    Lucy Beth Terrill

    Lucy Beth Terrill, 73, of Jacksonville passed away Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, at Passavant Area Hospital. She was born, Nov. 13, 1944, in Jacksonville, the daughter of Frank and Eleanor Kinnett Cummins. Lucy married Jackie M. Terrill, May 31, 1968, in Jacksonville. Surviving is husband, Jackie Terrill of Jacksonville; daughter, Jacqueline (Russell) Bentley of McKinney, TX. and grandchildren, Riley and Anastasia Bentley. She was preceded in death by parents and brother, Reg Cummins. Cremation rights have been accorded. There will be no formal funeral services. A celebration of life, for friends and family will be held at a later date. Daws Family Funeral Home in South Jacksonville is in charge…

  • Jacksonville,  Murrayville,  Roodhouse,  White Hall,  Winchester

    Robert C. Duncan

    Robert C. “Bob” Duncan, 83, of Manchester, with his family at his side, departed for his eternal home Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, at the Scott County Nursing Center. He was born, April 30, 1935, at the family home east of Manchester. Bob was the son of Russell and Cecile Duncan. He married Martha Flatt, June 22, 1956, at the Eldred Baptist church. She preceded him in death, Nov. 10, 2017. Surviving to cherish his memory are two children, Jeff (Sharma) Duncan of Manchester and Judy (Mike) Wright of Carbondale; three grandchildren, Paul Duncan, Mark and Matthew Wright; several great grandchildren; two sisters, Jean Greenwalt of Carlisle, AR and Wilma (Keith)…

  • Jacksonville,  Murrayville,  Roodhouse,  White Hall,  Winchester

    Timothy Joe Braden

    Timothy Joe Braden, 55, of Woodson passed away Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, at Memorial Hospital in Springfield. He was born, April 11, 1963, in Watseka, the son of Jack and Sharon Wood Braden. Surviving are siblings, Tom (Shannon) Braden of Jacksonville, John Braden of West Frankfort, Cheryl (Paula Lane) Braden of Woodson and Jim (partner, Tad Hawk) Braden of Shiloh; nephew, Ian Braden of Jacksonville; and nieces, Demi Braden of Osage Beach, Mo. and Cheyenne Watts of Jacksonville. Tim was a past member of the Woodson Illinois Lions Club and Sons of the American Legion. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals and Oakland Raiders fan. Cremation rights have been…

  • Jacksonville,  Murrayville,  Roodhouse,  White Hall,  Winchester

    Mary Louise Barnett

    Mary Louise Barnett, 95, of Winchester died Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, at the Scott County Nursing Center in Winchester. She was born, Sept. 12, 1922, the daughter of Bert and Estella Leitze Todd. She married Kenneth E. Barnett, Feb. 1, 1947, in Lynville. He preceded her in death, Sept. 13, 1997. She is survived by daughters, Kathryn Baldwin of Alsey and Linda (Robert) White of Normal; six grandchildren, Heather McEvers, Heath Baldwin, Dave Barnett, Rebecca Barnett, Jennifer Barnett Moore and Heather White Pratt; eleven great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren with one more arriving in October. Preceding her in death was son, David Barnett; son-in-law, Jack Baldwin; two sisters,…

  • Jacksonville,  Murrayville,  Roodhouse,  White Hall,  Winchester

    Thomas "Tom T" Ray Tipsword

    Thomas “Tom T” Tipsword, 66, of Winchester passed away Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2018, at Passavant Area Hospital. He was born, Aug. 6, 1952, the son of Arthur Ray and Lorene Rickard Tipsword. Tom married Connie Sue Costello, March 24, 1974, in Greenfield. Surviving is wife, Connie Tipsword of Winchester; children, Jamie (Liz) Tipsword of Naples and Susie Fearneyhough of Winchester; grandchildren, Emily Hopper, Shawn Tipsword, Kylie and Laci Fearneyhough and sister, Delores Holder of Meredosia. He was preceded in death by his brother, Donald Rickard. Tom enjoyed watching NASCAR and stock car racing. He liked to go fishing and hunting. Tom loved to spend time with his grandkids. Funeral service…

  • Jacksonville,  Murrayville,  Roodhouse,  White Hall,  Winchester

    Evelyn V. Ford

    Evelyn V. Ford, 93, of Port Charlotte, FL passed away August 6, 2018, the daughter of Loren and Lela Ford. She was born, Sept. 23, 1924, in Nebo. Evelyn was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church, and owned Ford’s Honda, the family motorcycle business in Jacksonville. She came to Port Charlotte from Roodhouse, 20 years ago and attended Peace River Baptist Church. She was an excellent seamstress and enjoyed painting and quilting. Evelyn will be greatly missed by her daughter, Ann (Bill) Jameson; grandchildren, Cheryl (John) Sanford and Robert Lenhoff; great-granddaughter, Suzanne (Alex) Mattingly; sister, Bonnie Marsh; and several nieces & nephews. A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m.…

  • Jacksonville,  Murrayville,  Roodhouse,  White Hall,  Winchester

    Terry "T-Dawg" L. Dennis

    Terry “T-Dawg” L. Dennis, 55, of Jacksonville passed away Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, at his home. He was born, Aug. 30, 1962, in Greene County, the son of Richard and Phylis Barnard Dennis. Terry married Nicole Graves, Sept. 14, 2012, in Jacksonville. Surviving is wife, Nicole “Lil Mama” Dennis of Jacksonville; children, Tanner “Road Dawg” Dennis, Rachelle (Donnie) Dawn Hamman, Kayla Maureen, Trinity Lee-Ann; grandson, Mason “Chub” Butler, and their German Shepherd, “Dawg.” Terry had three sisters and two brothers; and several nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles. Terry was preceded in death by his father. Terry owned and operated, T.D. Drywall for 20 years. He was a member of…

  • Jacksonville,  Murrayville,  Roodhouse,  White Hall,  Winchester

    Sharlet D. Crum

    Sharlet D. Crum, 73, of Roodhouse passed away Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, at her residence. She was born Aug. 18, 1944, in Athensville. Sharlet was the daughter of Alford and Mary L. Wyatt Ross. She married Howard R. Crum, Aug. 18, 1959, in Bowling Green, MO. He preceded her in death, Dec. 5, 2003. Surviving are three children, Jackie and Bradley Crum of Roodhouse and J.R. (Linda) Crum of Laramie, WY; three grandchildren, Brian Crum of Roodhouse, Jennifer (Kenny) Nelson and Jeremie (Sarah) Crum all of Salt Lake City, UT; seven great grandchildren, Brandon Page, Kayleigh and Candice Crum; LaKenzie and Kasen Nelson, Jacque and Junior Nelson; four siblings, Andy…

  • Jacksonville,  Murrayville,  Roodhouse,  White Hall,  Winchester

    Randall Lee Walden

    Our family is heartbroken by the recent loss of our dad, Randall Lee Walden who passed away Monday, July 23, 2018. He was a kind hearted and loving man who was taken far too soon at only 57 years old. Randy was born April 27, 1961 to Wilbur Ray Walden and Beverly Ann (Newingham) Cross. He was preceded in death by his father. Randall was a loving father and will be missed by all who knew him for his fun, loving attitude and for how he loved those around him unconditionally. Surviving are children, Darren (wife, Lakin) Walden of Jacksonville, Shawnda (husband, John) Phillips of Springfield, Desah Walden of Jacksonville,…

  • Jacksonville,  Murrayville,  Roodhouse,  White Hall,  Winchester

    Larry George Hoots

    Larry George Hoots, 71, of Winchester passed away Tuesday, July 24, 2018, at his residence. He was born, Nov. 22, 1946, in Bloomfield, the son of George Clifford and Edith Alice McDade Hoots. Larry married Delores Marie Thompson, July 12, 1970, in Jacksonville. Surviving is his wife, Delores Hoots of Winchester; sons, Darren (Ruby) Hoots and Jeremy Hoots, both of Winchester; grandchildren, Clint, Morgan, Abigail and Autumn; brothers, Clifford (Lynn) Hoots of Bluffs, Albert (Linda) Hoots of Bluffs, Robert Hoots of Winchester and Donald (Tammy) Hoots of Winchester; and sister-in-law, Carol Hoots of Bluffs. He was preceded in death by brother, Ronald Hoots. Larry was a member of the Bloomfield…

  • Jacksonville,  Murrayville,  Roodhouse,  White Hall,  Winchester

    Donald Eugene Smith

    Donald Eugene Smith, 61, of Columbia (formerly of Bluffs), passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Friday, March 2, 2018, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis from complications following heart surgery. Don was born on Jan. 28, 1957, the eldest child of Robert Lee and Dorothy Ann Smith. He married Lanette Pease (now Goldsboorough) on April 5, 1980. They later divorced. The union produced no children. Don is survived by his mother of Woodson; brothers, Kevin (wife, Areila) of Twinsburg, OH and Allen of Woodson; sisters, Cheri of Woodson and Kelly (wife Lesa) of Columbia, MO; nephews, Austin of Villa Grove and Schuyler of Columbia, MO; and niece, Ashlynn of…

  • Jacksonville,  Murrayville,  Roodhouse,  White Hall,  Winchester

    William Oliver Chambers

    William Oliver Chambers, 88, of Bluffs passed away Monday, July 16, 2018, at his residence. He was born, Jan. 11, 1930, the son of Oliver and Margaret Veneer Chambers. William married Sherilyn Dick Chambers, she preceded him in death. Surviving are children, Jeffrey Chambers of Deerfield Beach, FL, Charlotte (Steve) Crouch of Rockford and Barbara Gerber of St. Peters, MO; five grandchildren; eight great grandchildren and sister, Esther Jeane Moser of Elwin. He was preceded in death by son, William “Pete” Chambers Jr. William retired from the railroad, after 40 years. He was a hunter and a fisherman. He loved farming, bowling, socializing and enjoyed watching college baseball and the…

  • Jacksonville,  Murrayville,  Roodhouse,  White Hall,  Winchester

    Sarah Louise Short

    Sarah Louise Short, 63, of Jacksonville passed away Friday, July 13, 2018, at her residence. She was born, July 18, 1954, the daughter of Donald C. and Pauline Glass Jardine. Sarah married Robert Short, October 1995, in Hillsboro. He preceded her in death, February 2018. Surviving is daughter, Abbey (Marc) Green of Imperial Beach, CA; grandchildren, Dylan and Natalie Green and sisters, Judy (David) Liehr of Springfield and Marilyn Hobson of Ozark, MO. Sarah was an avid eBay seller. She loved her cats and treated them like children. Cremation rights have been accorded and funeral arrangements are pending.

  • Jacksonville,  Murrayville,  Roodhouse,  White Hall,  Winchester

    James "Jim" Frank McCormick

    James “Jim” McCormick, 72, of Hillview lost his battle to cancer, Saturday, July 14, 2018, at Memorial Hospital surrounded by his children and brother. He was born, Feb. 7, 1946, the son of James L. and Louise A. Munsell McCormick. He leaves behind three children, J.D. McCormick, Malinda (Shaun) Tannahill and Bradley (Angelina) McCormick; eight grandchildren, Joel, Ali, Dylin, Jacob, Audrey, Madie, Izzy and Quinn and brother, Gary McCormick. Jim was a US Navy veteran, who served in the Vietnam war. He enjoyed tinkering on anything with a motor. He had a great sense of humor and loved joking around. He loved his friends and family. Jim requested to be…

  • Jacksonville,  Murrayville,  Roodhouse,  White Hall,  Winchester

    Mary Beth Manning

    Mary Beth Manning, 98, of Roodhouse died Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at Heritage Health Care in Jacksonville. She was born Aug. 30, 1919, in Springfield, the daughter of Guy Harold and Mary Emma Treadway Husted. She married A. Ross Manning, Sept. 25, 1942, in Virginia. He proceeded her in death, Feb. 10, 2014. Surviving are three children, Dr. David R. Manning of Springfield, Dr. Guy H. Manning (Robin) of Orland Park, and Mary Ardis Buchanan (John) of Jacksonville; nine grandchildren, Laura Ann Ripol, Shelley Beth Donnelly, Gracie, Hannah and Gabe Manning, Jodie Talluto, Jill Dring, and Joel Buchanan and Megan Johnson; 17 great grandchildren, Dain and Annie Ripol, Liam, Rowan,…

  • Jacksonville,  Murrayville,  Roodhouse,  White Hall,  Winchester

    Edwin "Ed" Chambers

    Edwin E. “Ed” Chambers, 77, of Woodson passed away, Tuesday, July 3, 2018, at his home in Woodson. He was born, June 24, 1941, in Wayne, Ohio, the son of Kenneth and Ruth Hartsough Chambers. He married Betty Jean Stucker, Feb. 10, 1989, in Jacksonville. Surviving is his wife, Betty Jean “Jeanie” of Woodson; children, Lonny Joe Chambers of Bend, OR, Dawn and Darla Chambers of Jacksonville; step children, Pam McKinney of Jacksonville and Karla Gregory of Chicago; grandchildren, Dusty (Brian) Vincer of Wylie, TX and Kyle Chambers of Bend, OR; step grandchildren, Ashley Werries, Kylie Bright, and Kayla Casson; great grandchildren, Sydney and Jackson Vincer; step great grandchildren, Hayden…

  • Jacksonville,  Murrayville,  Roodhouse,  White Hall,  Winchester

    Helen Jean Dowson

    Helen Jean Dowson, 79, of Oxville passed away Saturday, June 16, 2018, at Passavant Hospital. She was born July 8, 1938, in Moweaqua the daughter of Thomas A and Edith Brown Dowson. Surviving is sister, Joan (Laine) Comerford of Bluffs; nieces, Kristi (Terry) Allen of Oxville, Karen (Matt) Rueter of Winchester, Theresa Dowson, and Sarah Wilson; nephews, Chuck Dowson, Andrew Dowson, Jeff Dowson and Tom Dowson; great nieces, Ashley Noah of Blue Island, Mandi Dahman of Winchester and Mae and Lanie Rueter of Winchester and sister-in-law, Elizabeth “Betty” Dowson of Arenzville. She was preceded in death by brother, Thomas Edward Dowson; sister, Betty Dowson and niece, Mary Dowson. Helen was…

  • Jacksonville,  Murrayville,  Roodhouse,  White Hall,  Winchester

    Phyllis Jean Howard

    Phyllis “Jean” Howard, 79, of Jacksonville went to be with the Lord, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at Passavant Hospital. She was born, July 6, 1938, in Roodhouse, the daughter of James Lewis and Edith Maberry Garner. Phyllis married Raymond Paul Howard, Aug. 13, 1956, in Senatobia, MS. He preceded her in death Feb. 11, 2017. Surviving are two children; Randy (Lorie) Howard of Jacksonville and Brenda Welch of Springfield; four grandchildren, Bethany (Tim) Buckner, Raymond James Howard both of Murfreesboro, TN, Scott (Tayler) Howard of Jacksonville and Kristin (Joshua) Smith of Charleston, SC; seven great grandchildren, Falyn Howard, Valerie & Spencer Smith, Bevin & Caspian Buckner and Alexis & Matthew…

  • Jacksonville,  Murrayville,  Roodhouse,  White Hall,  Winchester

    Gary Joseph Fellhauer

    Gary Joseph Fellhauer, 73, of Jacksonville died Saturday, June 9, 2018, at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. He was born, Nov. 17, 1944, in Jacksonville, the son of John Odell and Mary Mardelle Thompson Fellhauer. Gary married Patricia Drake, July 13, 1968, at the Church of Our Savior by Rev. Monsignor Michael Driscoll. Gary and Patty were married for soon to be 50 years. Surviving is wife, Patty and three siblings; Reg (Rosemary), Odell (Kathy) and Brad (Kim) Fellhauer; several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents. Gary graduated from Routt Catholic High School (1962) and then joined the Air Force…

  • Jacksonville,  Murrayville,  Roodhouse,  White Hall,  Winchester

    Margaret Alleane Florence Buchanan

    Margaret Alleane Florence Buchanan passed away Saturday, June 9, 2018, at White Hall Nursing and Rehab Center at the age of 88. She was born to Bessie Riggs of Jacksonville on Dec. 16, 1929, with a sister Paulene Pate and a brother Buddy Riggs. She was raised by Maude Ann and William Henry Shipley of Roodhouse and joined sisters Florence Preston and Alice Coons Thady, 3 brothers Gay, Austin and Frank Shipley. In 1947, she met and married Jackie Everette Florence who preceded her in death in 1996. In 2000, she married Byron Buchanan of Jacksonville and he survives. She is survived by 6 children, Kerry Florence of Union, MO,…

  • Jacksonville,  Murrayville,  Roodhouse,  White Hall,  Winchester

    Jeffrey Glenn Thomas

    Jeffrey Glenn Thomas, 35, of Winchester passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2018. He was born, Nov. 21, 1982, in Jacksonville, the son of Jeff and Kelly McAdams Thomas. Jeff married April McMillen, July 19, 2007, in Winchester. She survives in Winchester. Surviving are children, Lily and Anna Thomas of Winchester, Jason Wicklund Thomas of Scottsdale, AZ, and adopted daughter, Cassie Lowe of Winchester; parents, Jeff and Kelly Thomas of Winchester; one sister, Mandy (Stan) Newton of Winchester; five nieces, Whitney and Kelsey Newton of Winchester, McKenzie Gauges of Pittsfield, Mallori and Madison Thomas-Reardon of Murrayville; one great niece Olivia; many uncles, aunts, cousins and life-long friend, Adam Gauges. He was…

  • Jacksonville,  Murrayville,  Roodhouse,  White Hall,  Winchester

    Joyce A. Bomke

    Joyce A. Bomke entered into the presence of her Lord, May 31, 2018. She was born, Sept. 14, 1927, in Kampsville, the daughter of James and Leta (Angelo) Armstrong. She was the sister of Neil G. and James B. (Dortha) Armstrong all of whom preceded her in death. Joyce is survived by one sister-in-law, Doris Armstrong. Following the death of her father, at age 5 years, her mother married Leslie Wineland. He preceded Joyce in death. Joyce married Avery L. Jennings, March 17, 1944. He preceded her in death, April 29, 1964. They had two children, David (Mary) Jennings of Jacksonville and Phyllis (Steve) Smith of Fayetteville, NC. On Nov.…