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    SEITZ, Dallas Jun 2, 1937 – Dec 3, 2019

    Dallas L. Seitz, 82, of Moweaqua, died December 3, 2019, in his home, surrounded by family. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 7, 2019 in Seitz Funeral Home, Moweaqua, with a one-hour visitation prior to service time. Visitation will be 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. Friday, December 6, 2019, also in the funeral home. Burial, with full military honors, will be in Oddfellows Cemetery, Moweaqua. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church of Moweaqua, Moweaqua Lions Club, or Moweaqua Twp. Park District (Central Park). Dallas was born June 2, 1937 in Tower Hill, IL, the son of Roscoe Clayton and Daisy Grace (Walker) Seitz. He married Nancy…

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    Paul Compton

    Paul Compton, 94, of Shelbyville, IL passed away on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 2:06 a.m. in Shelbyville Manor. Arrangements are incomplete at Howe and Yockey Funeral Home in Shelbyville, IL.

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    Davis, Amos

    Amos Davis, 91, of Findlay, IL passed away on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 2:05 a.m. in Shelbyville Manor. Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, December 10, 2019 in Wright Cemetery, near Findlay, IL. Family and friends are invited to gather from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, at Howe and Yockey Funeral Home in Shelbyville, IL. Amos was born on July 2, 1928, in Red Boiling Springs, TN, the son of Raymond and Allie Biles Davis. He married Gloria J. Banks on September 1, 1957. He was a farmhand for Maurice Ripley, Larry Cole and Larry Knierim for many years. Amos later became the Okaw Township Road…

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    Moore, Charles

    Charles Lester Moore, 63, of Shelbyville, IL, formerly of Taylorville, IL, passed away at 7:26 p.m. Wednesday, December 4, 2019 in Shelbyville Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Shelbyville, IL. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, December 8, 2019 in Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville, IL with Rev. Mark Sanders officiating. Visitation will be from 1:00-2:00 p.m. Sunday in Howe & Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, IL. Memorials may be given to the Shelby Christian Church, Shelbyville, IL. Charles was born August 8, 1956 in Shelbyville, IL the son of Henry Lester and Wilna Nadine (Cutler) Moore. He graduated from Shelbyville High School the Class of 1974. Charles was a…

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    Reed, Frederick

    Frederick Reed, 96 of Shelbyville, passed away Wednesday, December 4, 2019 in St. John’s Hospital, Springfield, IL. Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. Monday, December 9, in Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, IL. Visitation from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Sunday. Burial will be in the Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville, IL with military rites by the Shelby County Honor Guard. Memorials may be given to the Shelbyville High School Mathematics Department or Shelby County Senior Center. Mr. Reed was born on July 3, 1923 in Bethany, IL, the son of Iona B. Parker. Fred graduated from Stephen Decatur High School in 1940. He was a WWII U.S. Army Veteran…

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    YOCKEY, James Jun 10, 1938 – Dec 1, 2019

    James L. “Jim” Yockey, 81, of Shelbyville, IL passed away at 6:55 p.m. Sunday, December 1, 2019, in St. Mary’s Hospital, Decatur, IL, with his family by his side. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 7, 2019 in Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, IL with Rev. Nicholas B. Showalter officiating. Visitations will be from noon-2:00 p.m. Friday in Howe and Yockey Funeral Home in Strasburg, IL, and from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Friday in Howe and Yockey Funeral Home in Shelbyville, IL. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville, IL. Memorials may be given to Strasburg Community Action Network, General Dacey Trail, First United Methodist Church, or…

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    Pease, Larry

    Larry J. Pease, 67, of Tower Hill, IL, passed away at 12:22 p.m. Tuesday, December 3, 2019 in HSHS Good Shepherd Hospital in Shelbyville, IL. A private burial will be held Friday morning in the Tower Hill Cemetery, Tower Hill, IL. Howe and Yockey Funeral Home in Shelbyville, IL, is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be given to his family in care of the funeral home. Larry was born on October 19, 1952 in Pana, IL, the son of John F. and Nola Jane Britton Pease. He graduated from Tower Hill High School in the Class of 1970. Larry began working in the greenhouses in Pana, IL with his…

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    Shadwell, Terry

    Terry D. Shadwell, 78, of Shelbyville, IL passed away at 6:06 a.m. on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL. Terry was born on June 25, 1941, in Effingham, the son of Noble and Hazel (Jamison) Shadwell. He was raised in Shumway by his grandparents, Grover Cleveland and Lula Shadwell. He and Florence “Tunie” Mememga were married on May 20, 1961 in Effingham and were blessed with 58 years of marriage. Terry was affiliated with the First Church of the Nazarene in Shelbyville. He was Deputy Sheriff of Shelby County for 19 years, retiring in 1999, and formerly worked for the Illinois Department of Mental Health…

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    WILSON, Floy Dec 17, 1926 – Nov 27, 2019

    Floy Lucille Wilson, 92, of Shelbyville, IL, formerly of Tower Hill, passed away at 9:20 a.m. Wednesday, November 27, 2019 in Shelbyville Manor. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, December 2, 2019 in Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, IL with Travis Elliott officiating. Visitation will be from10:00-11:00 a.m. Monday in the funeral home. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 3, 2019 in Oak Grove Cemetery, rural Palestine, IL with Anita Preston officiating. Memorials may be given to Gideons International or the Alzheimer’s Association. Floy was born on December 17, 1926, near Tower Hill, IL, the daughter of John S. and Sadie Pease…

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    KINGSTON, Wilbur Feb 10, 1935 – Nov 30, 2019

    Wilbur Alvin Kingston, 84, of Shelbyville, IL passed away at 1:14 p.m. Saturday, November 30, 2019 in Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur, IL with his family by his side. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 3, 2019 in Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville, IL with Rev. Kevin Ray officiating. The Shelby County Honor Guard will conduct military rites. Friends and family are invited to gather from 1:00-2:00 p.m. Tuesday at Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, IL. Casual attire is requested. There will be a luncheon at Tailwinds in Findlay, following the graveside services. Memorials may be given to Saving Orphaned Animals or First Christian Church in Shelbyville. Wilbur…

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    Matheny, Kathleen

    Kathleen V. Matheny, 91, of Shelbyville, IL passed away at 6:20 a.m. on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at the Shelbyville Manor in Shelbyville, IL. Kathleen was born on December 25, 1927, in Metropolis, the daughter of Perce and Neva (Gainer) Holder. Kathleen was very young when her mother passed away. Her father then married Mary Belle who raised Kathleen from a young age. Kathleen married Everett Matheny and from that union she was blessed with three beautiful children: Michael, Nancy and Steve Matheny. Kathleen retired from Illinois Consolidated Telephone Company. Surviving are her daughter, Nancy (Ralph) Daniels of Shelbyville; son, Steve (Brenda) Matheny of Shelbyville; daughter-in-law, Brenda Matheny of Mattoon;…

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    James Yockey

    James L. Yockey, 81, of Shelbyville, IL passed away at 6:55 p.m. Sunday, December 1, 2019 in St. Mary’s Hospital, Decatur, IL. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, IL.

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    MORPHIS, Grover Nov 23, 1926 – Nov 25, 2019

    Grover Morphis, 93, of Watson, formerly of Bible Grove and McLeansboro, IL, passed away Monday, November 25, 2019 at his daughter’s home surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 noon Friday, November 29, 2019 at Watson United Methodist Church in Watson. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service Friday at the church. Visitation will also be held from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 30, 2019, at Gholson Funeral Home in McLeansboro, IL. Burial with military rites will be 2 p.m. Saturday in Odd Fellows Cemetery in McLeansboro, IL. Arrangements are in the care of Johnson Funeral Home in…

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    Floy Wilson

    Floy Lucille Wilson, 92, of Shelbyville, IL, formerly of Tower Hill, passed away at 9:20 a.m. Wednesday, November 27, 2019 in Shelbyville Manor. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, IL.

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    Gaugh, Nancy

    Nancy Gaugh, 78, of Effingham, IL, formerly of Mode, IL passed away peacefully at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital in Effingham, IL with her loved ones by her side. Nancy was born on March 18, 1941, in Lakewood, the daughter of James and Gertrude (Johnson) Brownlee. She and Robert Eugene Gaugh were united in holy matrimony on November 23, 1957 and were blessed with 53 years together before his passing on August 25, 2011. Nancy was a dietician at the Shelbyville Manor for many years and was a member of the First Christian Church in Cowden. She enjoyed sewing, knitting, crocheting and…

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    Strohl, Phillip

    Phillip Strohl, 90, of Shelbyville, IL passed away at 12:35 p.m. Wednesday, November 20, 2019 in St. John’s Hospital, Springfield, IL. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 30, 2019 in Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, IL with Gary Sulaski officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 – 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home with Masonic rites by Jackson Masonic Lodge #53 at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville, IL with military rites by the Shelby County Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Shelby County Honor Guard. Phillip was born on July 19, 1929 in…

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    ROBERTS, Ruby Nov 25, 1921 – Nov 19, 2019

    Ruby R. Roberts, of Effingham, formerly of Stewardson, IL, passed away at 9:40 p.m. on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 in Heartland Senior Living, Neoga, IL. She would have been 98 on Monday, November 25, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, November 24, 2019 in the Mode United Methodist Church, Mode, IL, with Rev. David Ducommon officiating. Visitation will be from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Sunday in the church. Burial will be in Hubbartt Cemetery, near Beecher City, IL. Memorials may be given to the Mode United Methodist Church. Arrangements are by Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, IL. Ruby was born on November 25, 1921 in Mode, Illinois,…

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    Phillip Strohl

    Phillip Strohl, 90, of Shelbyville, IL passed away at 12:35 p.m. Wednesday, November 20, 2019 in St. John’s Hospital, Springfield, IL. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, IL.

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    Lumpp, Bradley

    Bradley W. “Brad” Lumpp, 61, of Shelbyville, IL passed away at 9:40 p.m. Saturday, November 16, 2019 in his residence. In keeping with Brad’s wishes, private graveside services will be held in Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville, IL. Arrangements are by Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, IL.

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    Milby, Marjorie

    Marjorie M. Milby, 74, of Shelbyville, IL passed away at home on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 with loved ones by her side. Marjorie was born on December 14, 1944, in Shelby County, the daughter of Earl and Helen (Walborn) Mose. She graduated from Shelbyville High School in the Class of 1962. Marjorie and Joseph Floyd Milby were united in holy matrimony on June 25, 1965 and he preceded her in death in March of 1991. Through the years she worked at Guy’s Steak House, Hardees, McDonalds and Freda’s in Tower Hill. In her earlier years she enjoyed playing bingo and quilting. Surviving are her children: Amy (Joe) Adams of Cowden,…

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    HAMMOND, Ronald Jul 4, 1950 – Nov 18, 2019

    Ronald Leon Hammond, 69, of Shelbyville, IL passed away at 12:10 p.m. Monday, November 18, 2019 in St. John’s Hospital, Springfield, IL. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 23, 2019 in Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, IL. Visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home. Casual attire is requested. Memorials may be given to the American Diabetes Association or the American Cancer Society. Ronnie was born on July 4, 1950 in Little Rock, AR, the son of Leonard and Lura Collins Hammond. He graduated from Shelbyville High School in the Class of 1968. Ronnie was an ironworker for All Tri-R, R…

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    Dilley, Leonard

    Leonard “Gene” Dilley, 78, of Tower Hill, IL passed away peacefully at 5:50 p.m. on Monday, November 18, 2019 at Heritage Health in Pana, IL with his loved ones by his side. Gene was born on January 29, 1941, in Henton, the 14th of 17 children born to John and Estella (Sanford) Dilley. Gene and Debbie Porter were united in holy matrimony on November 10, 1990 and were blessed with nearly 30 years of marriage. Gene was a member of the Laborers’ International Union and enjoyed mushroom hunting, woodworking and was a die-hard Cardinals fan. Surviving are his wife, Debbie Dilley of Tower Hill; children: Billy Dilley of Tower Hill,…

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    Kelsey, Gary

    Gary Paul Kelsey, 74, of Shelbyville, IL, formerly of San Diego, CA, passed away at 2:05 p.m. Sunday, November 10, 2019 in HSHS Good Shepherd Hospital, Shelbyville, IL. A private remembrance will be held at Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, IL. Burial will be in Lewis Cemetery, Tuscola, IL. Memorials may be given to the General Dacey Trail. Gary was born in Champaign, IL on November 17, 1945, the son of Neil and Joyce Swanson Kelsey. Gary served in the Army playing trombone in the Army band and then received a Bachelor of Music Degree from Eastern Illinois University in trombone and composition. He started his love of music…

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    EVANS, Shirley May 21, 1935 – Nov 12, 2019

    Shirley M. Evans, 84, of Cowden, IL passed away at 1:18 a.m. on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at the Shelbyville Manor in Shelbyville, IL after a lengthy illness. Shirley was born on May 21, 1935, in Pana, the daughter of Wayne and Rosie Hicks. She and Charles R. Evans were married on March 31, 1956 in Pana. He preceded her in death on November 23, 2014. Shirley and Charles enjoyed going to country music shows and talking on the CB radio. They belonged to the All Nighter’s CB Club in Herrick. They enjoyed going to CB jamborees where they were known as Blonde Bomber and Country Charlie. They won several…

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    Eversole, Norma

    Norma Pauline Eversole, 87, of Shelbyville, IL passed away at 5:13 a.m. Thursday, November 7, 2019, in Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur, IL. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, November 12, 2019, in Howe and Yockey Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Yankee officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Monday, November 11, 2019 at the funeral home, and one hour before the service on Tuesday. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville, IL. Memorials may be given to First Baptist Church, Shelbyville, IL. Norma was born on May 20, 1932 in Shelby County, IL, the daughter of Leverette and Velma (Fitzpatrick) Hardy. She attended school in Westervelt and…

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    Smith, Becky

    Becky Sue Smith, 54, of Moweaqua, IL, formerly of Shelbyville, made her ascent to her heavenly home at 11:45 a.m. on Thursday, November 7, 2019. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 16, 2019 in Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, IL with Pastor Mike Reynolds officiating. Visitation will be from 12:00-2:00 p.m. Saturday, in the funeral home. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville, IL. Casual attire is requested. Memorials may be given to the family. Becky was born on December 6, 1964, the daughter of Janet Sue Woods and Dean Milligan. She was raised in Todd’s Point, Illinois, and spent most of her primary…

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    Barker, Doris

    Doris Roselie Barker, 85, of Shelbyville, IL, passed away at 12:19 p.m. Thursday, November 7, 2019 in Liberty Village of Peoria, IL. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 12, 2019 in Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, IL with Rev. Kevin Ray officiating. Visitation will be from 2:00-3:00 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville, IL. Memorials may be given to the First Christian Church of Shelbyville, IL. Doris was born on October 5, 1934 in Fancher, IL, the daughter of Clarence Raymond and Mabel Z. (Forcum) Smith. She graduated from Shelbyville High School in the Class of 1952 and…

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    Gary Kelsey

    Gary P. Kelsey, 74, of Shelbyville, IL passed away at 2:05 p.m. Sunday, November 10, 2019. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, IL.

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    Jean Brehmer

    Jean A. Brehmer, 88, of Mechanicsville, VA passed away at 12:50 a.m. Thursday, November 8, 2019 in Covenant Woods Retirement Home, Mechanicsville, VA. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Strasburg, IL.

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    Pruemer, Jerome

    Jerome L. Pruemer, 89, of Shelbyville, IL, passed away at 7:50 p.m. Sunday, November 10, 2019 in Shelbyville Manor. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, November 15, 2019 at Immaculate Conception Church, Shelbyville, IL with Father Don Wolford as Celebrant. Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday, November 14, 2019 at Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, IL. A family prayer service will precede the visitation at 4:30 p.m. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville, IL with military rites by the Shelby County Honor Guard. Memorials may be given to Immaculate Conception Church Building Fund. Jerome was born on July 23, 1930 in Teutopolis, IL…

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    Hilligoss, Barbara

    Barbara “Bobbie” A. Hilligoss, 63, of Windsor, IL passed away at 5:37 p.m. on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at the Shelbyville Manor in Shelbyville, IL. Bobbie was born on November 14, 1955, in Shelbyville, the daughter of James and Monte Marie (Furr) Hart. She and Floyd Hilligoss were united in holy matrimony on July 7, 1977 at Ash Grove Church in Windsor. She loved spoiling her children and grandchildren whether it be cooking meals or helping with the craziness that comes with twin babies. Bobbie was always volunteering, thinking of others, reaching out and checking in on friends even as she, herself became homebound. We will miss her listening ears…