Obituaries 

 

Obituaries are listed on our site as part of our services with the consent of the families. 

 

Listings:

Janet Sue Ford

Barry Lee Scego

Shirley May Price

Rita Virginia Carroll

 

 

 

 

IN MEMORY OF


Janet Sue
Send Flowers
Send Condolence

Janet Sue Ford, 78, of Rushville, IL passed away at 3:25 p.m. Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at Rushville Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.  She was born on March 28, 1941 in Chicago, IL a daughter of the late Harold & Ruth Logan Hoffman.  She married Frank Ford on June 21, 1959 at Rushville St. John’s Lutheran Church.  He preceded her in death on March 8, 2013.  She is survived by (2) sons; Mike Ford & wife Janey of Rushville, IL, Jeff Ford & wife Billie Jo of Athens, IL, (1) daughter; Melinda Etter & husband Jim of Rushville, IL, (4) grandchildren; Debbie Ingles, Kayla Ford, Ricky Etter, Laura Etter, (5) great grandchildren; Hannah Spencer, Hunter Ingles, Chloe Ingles, Nicholas Wilson, Aubrey Wilson.  She was preceded in death by (1) brother: Roger Hoffman.  She worked at Ford Grocery, Rushville Jr. High School cafeteria, Gibb & Cal’s Car Sales and Dr. Gary Brankin DDS.  She ended her working career at the pharmacy in Moreland & Devitt Drug Store.  She was a member of the Rushville St. John’s Lutheran Church. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 24, 2020 at Worthington Funeral Home with Mr. David Haney officiating.  Interment will follow in Rushville City Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.  Memorials may be given to Cass-Schuyler Area Hospice.

Back to Top

 

 

 

IN MEMORY OF


Barry
Send Flowers
Send Condolence

Barry Lee Scego, 67, of Browning, IL, passed away at 4:07 p.m. Monday, February 17, 2020 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL.  He was born August 6, 1952 in Beardstown, IL.  He was the son of the late Stanley Lee and Betty Mae Workman Scego.  He married Paula Beth Sipes January 12, 1991 at the Browning Christian Church.  She survives along with three daughters, Kristina Scego- Gibson (Yasia) of Beardstown;  Tammy Sipes (Josh Stambaugh) of Rushville, Patty Murphy (Daniel) of Winchester, IL; seven grandchildren; one great granddaughter; one niece, Ashlee Hawk; one nephew, Robert (Rob) Hawk (Leah); and two great nephews.  He was preceded in death by his sister, Kathy Hawk and his brother, Stanley Ray Scego.  Barry graduated from Rushville High School in 1971.   He was a member of the Browning United Methodist Church & was a Methodist Lay Speaker. He was a patrolman for the Fulton County Sherriff’s Department, worked for River City Construction and retired from G.M. Sipes Construction in 2006, due to ill health.  He was a member of the Springfield Laborers Union Local #477 and Rushville Lodge #9 AF & AM.  He was also a member of Ansar Shrine of Springfield where he participated with the Keystone Cops.  He loved family events and spending time with his grandchildren.  He was one of a kind, a generous, hardworking man who never knew a stranger.  He always turned a negative situation into a positive one. Barry enjoyed the outdoors and was a true waterman, fishing & hunting on the Illinois River his entire life. He also built commercial nets for other people. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, February 21, 2020 at Worthington Funeral Home with Rev. Charla Meyers officiating.  Interment will follow in Browning Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with Masonic services conducted by Rushville Lodge #9 to follow.  Memorials may be given to Schuyler County Humane Society or Rushville Lodge #9.

Back to Top

 

 

 

IN MEMORY OF


Shirley
Send Flowers
Send Condolence

Shirley May Price, 81, of Rushville, IL, passed away at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, February 13, 2020 at her home.  She was born September 2, 1938 in Macomb, IL.  She was the daughter of the late Dale Wilson and Eleanor Maxine Smith.  She married Gene Harvey Price February 7, 1959 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on February 15, 2015.   Surviving are her children, Diana Price Lauzon of Rushville, Gordon Eugene Price of Bader, IL, Kevin Joe Price and wife Nancy of Rushville; five grandchildren, Abbie Price, Megan Lauzon, Will Lauzon & wife Sarah, Gordon Price, Jr., Kinley Price;  one great grandson, Knox Lauzon;  one brother, Billy Smith of Beardstown, & several nieces & nephews.  She was preceded in death by three sisters, Patty Smith Richardson, Sally Asa, Maxine “Dutch” Stambaugh; two brothers, Jackson Edward Smith and Keith Smith, Sr.  She graduated from Rushville High School in 1956 and Quincy Beauty Academy in December 1957.  She was a beautician for several years.  She owned and operated Fox and Hound Crafts for thirty years. Her two favorite places to sell her merchandise were at Bernadotte and Argyle Lake State Park. She loved spending time with her family and watching her grandchildren in all their activities. Private family graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 19, 2020  at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. Fred Fritz officiating.  Interment will follow. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to her grandchildren.

Back to Top

 

 

 

IN MEMORY OF


Rita
Send Flowers
Send Condolence

Rita Virginia Carroll, 68, of Beardstown, IL, passed away at 3:09 a.m. Sunday, February 9, 2020, at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL.  She was born on June 18, 1951 in Rushville, IL.  She was the daughter of the late John Wilbur and Sarah Elizabeth Robeson Root.  She married Thomas Carroll on October 29, 1977 in Beardstown, IL.  He survives along with her son, Rodney K. Root, and her daughter, Amy Lynn Miller, all of Beardstown; three grandchildren, Alan Miller, Courtney Root and Dalton Miller; a great granddaughter, Aubrey Miller; two brothers, William Dale Root & wife Mary and Neil R. Root all of Rushville, IL, a sister-in-law, Gill Root of Rushville, IL.  Rita was preceded in death by her son, Gary Dean Root and three brothers, Richard, Roger and Harold Root.  She was a member of the Beardstown Calvary Baptist Church.  She was employed at Myers Nursing Home & was a custodian at Rushville High School before retiring.  She also worked at the Anderson Christmas Tree lot in Jacksonville during the holiday season for almost thirty years.  Rita loved chatting on facebook & sharing photographs.  She adored her extended family and always put them first.  Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at Worthington Funeral Home with Pastor Eric Crawford officiating.  Interment will follow in Rushville City Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 12:00 noon Wednesday until the time of service.  Memorials may be given to her family.

Back to Top



 

Our Facility | Grounds | Monuments/Headstones | Pre-Arrangements | History
331 W. Washington St. Rushville IL. - (217)322-4342
Copyrightę 2008 Worthington Funeral Home E-Mail