Lawrence Alfred “Larry” Hamilton, 87 of Decatur, IL passed away at 8:47 a.m., Wednesday, November 20, 2019, in St. Mary’s Hospital, Decatur.

Lynda Charvat Elson passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, at 4:55 a.m. at her home in Monticello. She was 76 years old and was survived by her husband, Bob Elson, and her four children, Barry Elson, Christy (Eric) Cummings, Karry (Becca) Elson, and Lori (Destin) Dasher. She had 10 grandchil…

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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.

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Judy P. Arbuckle, 81, of Tolono, passed away at 12:22 p.m., Nov. 30, 2019 at Carle Hospital, Urbana.

Jimmie Joe Schmitt, 83, of Springfield, IL, passed away on November 23rd, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center.

Cory E. Porter, 42, of Monticello, passed away at 7:40 p.m., Sunday, November 24, 2019.

Vicki Lynn Adams-Smith, age 68, of Dundee passed away at 4:15 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019 at Oasis Senior Living in Adrian. She had been under the care of Hospice of Lenawee.

Eunice Mae Bright, 84, of Champaign, passed away at 3:17 p.m., November 21, 2019 at her residence.

Carl Frankie Lee Buckley, 84, of Monticello, passed away at 4:05 a.m. Nov. 16, 2019 at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello.

Richard Alexander, 84, passed away on Monday, November 11, 2019 at his home.

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Judy P. Arbuckle, 81, of Tolono, passed away at 12:22 p.m., Nov. 30, 2019 at Carle Hospital, Urbana.

Jimmie Joe Schmitt, 83, of Springfield, IL, passed away on November 23rd, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center.

Cory E. Porter, 42, of Monticello, passed away at 7:40 p.m., Sunday, November 24, 2019.

Vicki Lynn Adams-Smith, age 68, of Dundee passed away at 4:15 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019 at Oasis Senior Living in Adrian. She had been under the care of Hospice of Lenawee.

Eunice Mae Bright, 84, of Champaign, passed away at 3:17 p.m., November 21, 2019 at her residence.

Carl Frankie Lee Buckley, 84, of Monticello, passed away at 4:05 a.m. Nov. 16, 2019 at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello.

Richard Alexander, 84, passed away on Monday, November 11, 2019 at his home.

Randal E. Snoke, 68, of Stapleton, Alabama passed away Friday, Nov. 15, 2019.

Wilma Elaine Krall Bowman died peacefully Monday, November 11, at Decatur Memorial Hospital following surgery for heart complications.   

Barbara Jean Hatfield, 81, of Monticello, passed away at 10:42 a.m., November 6, 2019 at Arbor Rose of Monticello.

John Delbert Black, 90, of Monticello, IL passed away on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at the Piatt County Nursing Home in Monticello, IL.  

Norma Jeane (Hall) Hartman, 90, of Monticello, Ill. passed away at 11:25 p.m. on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at Fair Havens Christian Village in Decatur, Ill.

Agnes Jean Foran, 94, of Springfield, died at 2:22 a.m. on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at St. John’s Hospital.

Lorin Karl Borton, Jr. 89 of DeLand, passed away 10:01 p.m. Oct. 24, 2019 at Kirby Medical Center, Monticello.

Geneva Gulliford, 91, of Monticello, formerly of Bement, passed away at 9:04 p.m., October 28, 2019 at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello.

Sally E. Swarts, 93 of Cisco, passed away 4:10 p.m. Oct. 28, 2019 at Decatur

Leonard D. Stiverson, 74, of Ocala, FL., passed away at 8:51 P.M., on Saturday, October 19, 2019, at the Brandley House Hospice of Marion County, Summerfield, FL.

Linda Kay Shearin died Oct. 10, 2019 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She was born June 25, 1949 to Joyce Vivian (Laun) and Kenneth Edward Fisher of Bement. She graduated from Bement High School in 1967 and attended Illinois Wesleyan University, Millikin University where she received her bache…

Barbara A. Foran, 85, of Monticello, formerly of Seymour, passed away at 2:30 p.m., October 19, 2019 at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello.

Keith L. Morris, 77, of Monticello, passed away at 1:00 p.m., October 8, 2019 at Kirby Medical Center, Monticello.

Margaret J. Hayes, 93, of Monticello passed away at 2:08 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019 at Carle Hospital, Urbana.

James ‘Jim’ Sebens, 80, of Monticello, passed away at 8:45 p.m., October 5, 2019 at his residence.

Beth J. Strater, 76, of Monticello died at 5:46 a.m. Thursday, September 26, 2019 at home.

Helen I. Meece, 89, of Monticello passed away at 7:25 p.m., Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at Kirby Medical Center, Monticello.

Toni L. Bowdre, 74, of Bement, IL., passed away at 12:17 P.M., on Tuesday, September 24, 2019, at the Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, IL.

Nellie J. Reed, 91, passed away on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at Kirby Hospital in Monticello.

Dwight Castang, 90, of Monticello, passed away at 6:20 a.m., September 22, 2019 at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello.

Larry L. Senter, 65, of Farmer City, passed away Sept. 21, 2019.

Raymond Elmer Haynes, 95, of Bement, IL., passed away at 3:45 P.M., on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello, with family present.

JoAnne Shiffer, 91, of Monticello, passed away at 6:02 p.m., September 17, 2019 at Arbor Rose, Monticello.

John E. Schimansky, 72, of Monticello, passed away at 4:16 a.m., September 12, 2019 at Kirby Medical Center, Monticello.

Patricia A. Ford, 90, of Monticello, passed away at 4:38 p.m., September 14, 2019 at Kirby Medical Center, Monticello.

Richard “Lee” Lawson, 82 of Bement, died at 2:15 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019 at the Villas of Hollybrook in Monticello.

Funeral services for Mary Cynthia Bradley were at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, at Memorial Park Funeral Home in Oklahoma City, Olahoma. A graveside service will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 at Monticello Township Cemetery in Monticello.

Grace A. Gallivan, 89, of Bement, IL., passed away at 8:12 A.M., on Sunday, September 8, 2019, at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello, IL.

Margaret A. Marvin, 86, of Monticello, passed away at 6:49 p.m., September 8, 2019 at Kirby Medical Center, Monticello.

Dawson Gregory Howe, infant son of Adam and Lacy (Gregory) Howe of Ivesdale, passed away on Aug. 31, 2019 at Carle Hospital, Urbana.

Elaine Sue Beals, 79, of Urbana, passed away at 9:34 p.m., Aug. 29, 2019 at University Rehab, Urbana.

Nelle Downs Wilkes Rollins, 75, of Farmer City, formerly of Rantoul, passed away at 8:15 a.m. on August 29, 2019 at the Farmer City Rehab Center.

Margaret A. Davison, 80, of Monticello, formerly of Jacksonville, Florida, passed away on AUg. 25, 2019 at her residence.

“God took you in his loving arms. He saw you needed rest”. Emily Kathryn (Hettinger) Colbert passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on August 26, 2019 at the age of 82.

Becky C. Lansford-Little, 63, of Zephyrhills, Florida, died Aug. 13, 2019, in the Haley Cove Hospice Unit of the VA Hospital, Tampa, Fla.

Karen S. Norrie, 78, of Monticello, passed away at 4:32 p.m., Aug. 22, 2019 at her residence.

Darwin J. Hursey, 91, of Urbana, formerly of Cisco, passed away at 11:25 p.m., August 20, 2019 at University Rehab Center, Urbana.

Connie Wilson Burse went to meet her Lord, Savior and family at the gates of heaven on Wednesday August 21, 2019 at home.

Charles Edward Moefield, 76, of DeLand, passed away at 4:46 a.m., August 18, 2019 at Carle Hospital, Urbana.

Richard (Dick) Carl Skagenberg, 95, of Monticello, IL, passed away at 9:48 a.m. on Saturday, August, 10, 2019 at the Piatt County Nursing Home.

Charles Frederick Russell, Jr., 86, of Monticello, formerly of Chicago, passed away on August 4, 2019 at the Piatt County Nursing Home.

Jon Michael Eades, age 23, entered eternal life on Monday, July 22nd, 2019 in Riverside, California. He was born in Champaign, Illinois on December 6th, 1995 to Mike Eades (Mona Murray; stepmother) of Monticello, Illinois and Susan Browning of Riverside, California, who survive.

Sally Barr Alexander, 73, of Monticello passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 at her residence.