Obituaries

Phyllis Angelina Fooken Housewright

Phyllis Angelina Fooken Housewright of Carthage, IL passed away Tuesday, December 12 at Carthage Memorial Hospital. She was born November 23, 1934 near Basco, IL at the home of her parents, John and Frances (Goudschaal) Fooken. She attended Hayes Grade School. The first grade was spent with only her and the teacher. No other children […]

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Morrison “Bud” R. Burns

Morrison “Bud” Burns, 85, of Keokuk, passed away on Monday, December 11, 2017, at River Hills Village in Keokuk. Bud was born on March 18, 1932, in Ida Grove, Iowa, the son of Morrison H. and Gladys Melteson Burns. On September 6, 1953, he was united in marriage to Alice R. Bussell in Hamilton. She […]

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Bernice McDaniel

Bernice McDaniel, 86, of Carthage, passed away Sunday morning, December 10, 2017 at 2:50 A.M. at Montbello Healthcare Center in Hamilton, Illinois. Bernice was born November 3, 1931, in Powellton, Illinois, the daughter of Leonard and Rosalee (Mapes) Rogers. She grew up on a farm and went to a small country school. She became a […]

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Edna Maxine Williams

Edna Maxine Williams, 88, of West Point, passed away at the North Adams Home in Mendon on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 11:13 A.M. Edna was born September 23, 1929, the daughter of Hamil and Lydia (Hull) Williams near West Point, Illinois. She graduated from Bowen High School and later from Gem City Business College. […]

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Daniel James Finton

Daniel James Finton, 83, of Warsaw, passed away on Thursday, December 7, 2017, at Memorial Hospital in Carthage. Daniel was born on February 26, 1934, in Warsaw, the son of Archie and Jennette Harrison Finton. On December 31, 1953, he was united in marriage to Esther Schafer in Warsaw. She survives. A member of Trinity […]

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Marjorie Minor

Marjorie was born in November 4, 1919, in Elvaston, Illinois, the daughter of Percy and Laura (Campbell) Grauf. In March of 1940, she was united in marriage to Irvin E. Minor in Tallula, Illinois. He preceded her in death in January of 1978. Marjorie F. Minor, 98, of Carthage, passed away on Tuesday, December 5, […]

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Diana Dell Simmons

Diana Dell Simmons, 84, of Hamilton, formerly of Carthage and Burnside, Illinois, passed away Friday, December 1, 2017 at the Montebello Care Center in Hamilton. Diana was born October 16, 1933, the daughter of Albert Paul and Ruby (Hutchins) Simmons in Fountain Green, Illinois. Diana was a special child and lived at home until the […]

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Edwina M. Mitchell

Edwina Marie Mitchell, 67, of Carthage, passed away at 1:45 P.M. Sunday, November 26, 2017 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy. Edwina was born November 23, 1950 in Avon, Illinois, the daughter of Chester Lee and Garnet Irene (Weaver) Taft. She graduated from Monmouth High School in 1969. In 1973 she was united in marriage to […]

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Ruth Evelyn Sherrill

Ruth Evelyn Sherrill, 94, of Hamilton, passed away on Friday, November 24, 2017, at Burlington Care Center in Burlington, Iowa. Ruth was born on April 23, 1923, in Sonora Township (Nauvoo, Illinois), the daughter of Rupert Byron and Nellie Maude (Symmonds) Ort. She graduated from Nauvoo High School and married Franklin “Dewain” Sherrill on September […]

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Donna J. Leffler

Donna J. Leffler, 70, of Warsaw, passed away on Tuesday, November 21, 2017, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy. Donna was born on November 24, 1946, in LaHarpe, Illinois, the daughter of Freddie Lee and Betty Jean (Glines) Harmon. On January 12, 1964, she was united in marriage to the love of her life David C. […]

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