Obituaries 

 

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Gary Allan Trimmer

Hazel Louise Josefine Murray

Wm. James "Jim" Robeson

Mary E. Howard

Dolores Irene Hall

 

 

 



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Gary
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Gary A. Trimmer 69, of Astoria, IL passed away at 5:20 p.m. Tuesday August 15, 2017 at the St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL.  He was born on March 12, 1948 in Havana, IL a son of the late William Chester & Alma Elizabeth Surratt Trimmer.  He married Mildred H. Hickman on April 5, 1975 in Rushville, IL.  She survives along with,  (1) daughter, Tammy Hill & husband Terry of Astoria, IL , (1) step-son David Edward Derry of Rushville, IL (5) grandchildren, Jody Friday, Mason Hill, Raini Taylor, Joshua Derry, Dalton Pippenger, (3) great grandchildren, Aiden Friday, Zelda Pippenger, Brandon Holder,  (5) sisters, Cindy Sheely of Ottawa, IL, Joyce Trimmer-Lindsey of Jacksonville, IL, Patsy Behl & husband Mike of Auburn, IL, Billie Jo Clayton of Macomb, IL, Carol Snyder of Jacksonville, IL, numerous nieces & nephews.   He was preceded in death by (1) grandson, Brady Hammack (1) brother, Roy Eugene Trimmer & (1) sister, Lillie Kruger, (1) stepson, Mark Derry.  Gary was a Vietnam Veteran of the U.S. Army serving from 1966-1975 completing two tours of duty in Vietnam. During his time in the Service he received the National Defense Service Medal; Army Commendation Medal w/”V” Device & 1st Oak Leaf Cluster; Vietnam Service Medal w/3 Bronze Service Stars; Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal; and Sharpshooter (Rifle) Medal.  He was a commercial painter, sandblaster & tree trimmer for many years retiring due to ill health.  He enjoyed fishing, camping and gardening, especially growing tomatoes.  Gary always loved time spent with his grandchildren & great grandchildren.  Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, August 24, 2017 at Worthington Funeral Home with Rev. Cody Stinnett officiating.  Inurnment will follow in Sheldon’s Grove Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service on Thursday.  Memorials may be given to his family.

 

 

 



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Hazel Louise Josefina
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Hazel Louise Josefina Murray, 6lb, 11oz, infant daughter of Ryan Scott & Liway “Lee-y” Santos Murray was stillborn at 2:11 a.m. Sunday, August 13, 2017 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, IL.  Surviving are her parents of Augusta, IL, a brother, Keller Murray of Rushville, IL, grandparents, Loreto & Josefina Santos of  the Philippines, Kevin Murray & wife Nancy, Lori Murray all of Rushville, IL, great grandparents, Leon & Ruby Passmore of Rushville, IL, four uncles, Alex Santos, Jojo Santos, Lee-Jay Santos, Cory Parry, four aunts, Andrea Murray, Kayla Sargent, Lorin Grafton, Shelby Parry.  She was preceded in death by great grandparents, Jim, Josephine and Louise Murray, great-great grandparents, Hazel & Bill Crum, great-great aunt, Jane DeWitt. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at Worthington Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Kirkham officiating.  Interment will follow in Rushville City Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service on Wednesday.  Memorials may be given to her family.

 

 

 



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William James “Jim” Robeson, 70, of Rushville, IL, passed away at 3:54 a.m. Friday, August 04, 2017, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.  He was born on August 28, 1946 in Rushville, IL.  He was a son of the late William & Leona Icenogle Robeson.  He married Judith Ann Allen on September 6, 1964 in Rushville, IL.  She survives along with (2) daughters, Melissa Prather & husband Nick, Nicole Stambaugh & husband Mike both of Rushville, IL, (3) grandchildren, Casey, Cole & Connor Prather.  He was preceded in death by (1) brother, Robert Robeson, (1) sister, Teresa Orr.  He worked at Bartlow Brothers Packing in Rushville for ten years.  He then worked at Oscar Meyer & Co., Excel Meat Solutions, and later Cargill Corp. for forty years, retiring in 2011.  He was a member of the Rushville Odd Fellows Friendship Lodge #24 and Schuyler Co. Coon Hunters Association.  Jim was an avid coin collector and gardener.  He was a Green Bay Packers and all around sports fan.  He enjoyed spending time with his grandsons and dog, Abby.  Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at Worthington Funeral Home with Rev. Larry DeSha officiating.  Interment will follow at Sims Cemetery in Huntsville, Twp, Schuyler Co., IL.  Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until the time of services on Wednesday.  Memorials may be given to Schuyler Humane Society.

 

 



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Mary
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Mary E. Howard, 76, of Rushville, IL passed away at 9:11a.m., Sunday, July 30, 2017 at Culbertson Memorial Hospital.  She was born on July 26, 1941 at Alton, IL a daughter of the late Lloyd Cal & Anna Mae Blurton Clayton.  She married Clifford Eugene Howard on December 2, 1958 in Beardstown, IL.  He preceded her in death on June 1, 1999.  She is survived by (2) sons, Jimmie L. Howard & companion Cheryl Stone, Tommie P. Howard & wife Cheryl of Rushville, IL, (2) daughters, Sue E. Rosen & husband Bill of Houston, TX, Nancy A. Minter & husband Donald of Houston, TX, (6) grandchildren, (3) great grandchildren, (3) brothers, Edward Clayton & wife Pam of Canton, IL, Robert Clayton & wife Sharon of Merritt, IL, Jack Clayton & wife Cindy of Macomb, IL, (1) sister, Dorothy Reische of Springfield, IL, brother-in-law, Mike Vaughn of Ipava, IL & numerous nieces & nephews  She was preceded in death by (1) son, Roger Howard, (1) brother, Lloyd Clayton, (2) sisters, Sue Vaughn, Carolyn Yates.  She worked at Haber Car Wash, Mary’s Dari Maid, Dee’s Café & Brown’s Restaurant until retiring in 2001. She was a member of the Schuyler American Legion Unit #4. Mary loved her vegetable & flower gardens.  Her hobbies were canning, cooking, baking, bird watching and in later years her cats.  Funeral arrangements will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at Worthington Funeral Home with Rev. Grant Armstrong officiating.  Interment will follow in Rushville City Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.  Memorials may be given to Schuyler American Legion Post #4.

 

 

 



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Dolores
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Dolores Irene Hall, 87, of White Hall, IL, formerly of Mt. Sterling, IL, passed away at 12:10 p.m. Saturday, July 22, 2017 at the White Hall Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in White Hall.  She was born on April 15, 1930 in Brown Co., IL a daughter of the late Loren & Lacy Houston Alcorn.  She married Norris “Joker” Adams on March 15, 1947 in Mt. Sterling, IL.  He preceded her in death on January 26, 1977.  She then married Don O’Malley on May 13, 1980 in Mt. Sterling, IL.  He preceded her in death on November 16, 1992. She later married Jesse Hall on December 25, 1994 in Macomb, IL.  He preceded her in death on February 7, 2011.  She is survived by (1) daughter, Merry Lynn Tallman & husband Daniel of Greenfield, IL, (1) grandson, Michael Hill & wife Kelley of Winchester, IL, (1) great granddaughter, Vanessa Hill.  She was preceded in death by (1) brother, Lloyd Alcorn & (1) sister, Nina Johnson.  She was a member of the Mt. Sterling First Baptist Church. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at Mt. Sterling City Cemetery with Rev. John Pattison officiating.  Inurnment will follow.  There will be no visitation.



 

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