DECATUR -- Lois Hill, 78, formally of Decatur, Il.,passed away Thursday, February 22, 2018 in Oak Hill Hospital of Brooksville, Fl..

DECATUR -- Scott Warren Jones, 59 of Decatur died Sunday February 18, 2018 in St. Mary’s Hospital.

DECATUR -- James L. Brewster, 87, of Decatur formerly of Mattoon, died, Thursday, February 22, 2018 in Decatur Memorial Hospital.

DECATUR -- Helen L. Cotner, 94, of Decatur, IL, passed away Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at Imboden Creek Living Center, Decatur, IL.

Harristown- Odell Ross, Sr. passed away on February 14, 2018 at 4:44 pm at Heartland Healthcare Center surrounded by family. A memorial to celebrate Odell’s life will be held on March 3, 2018 at 1:00 pm at Camp Wilson Foursquare Church located at 7570 W Main St, Harristown. Dinner at the chu…

DECATUR -- James Robert Scherer, 84 (1933-2018) of Houston, TX passed away suddenly on Feb.11, 2018. Mr. Scherer was born on June 24, 1933, in Olney, IL the son of Donald and Elsie (Berry) Scherer. He married Shirley Murray in 1952. She survives him. James (Jim) was a graduate of the Univers…

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DECATUR -- Michael D. Mize, Sr, 70, of Decatur, passed away Thursday, February 22, 2018, in his home surrounded by his family.

MOUNT PULASKI -- Connie Jean (Doty) Travis, 79, of Mt. Pulaski, formerly of Chestnut, passed away on February 22, 2018, in her home surrounded by family.

DECATUR -- George William Austin, 71, of Decatur, IL died February 21, 2018 at Decatur Memorial Hospital in Decatur.

MOUNT ZION -- Linda J. Stalker 73, of Mt. Zion, IL passed away at 12:30 a.m., Friday, February 23, 2018, in Decatur Memorial Hospital.

MOUNT ZION -- Frances Ann “Toad” (Miller) Gust, 97, of Mt. Zion, IL, died Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at home with her family around her.

CERRO GORDO -- Clint Allen Reeves, 47, of Macomb passed away at 2:05 p.m. Friday, December 29, 2017 west of Macomb.

DECATUR -- Edith Louise Tadlock, born March 19, 1921 in Carlinville, IL, daughter to William T. and Blanche Striplin Glover, passed from this life Feb. 22, 2018 at home with her family by her side. She was the beloved mother of Susan Dean and Mary Klingelschmitt, loving grandmother of 17, gr…

TAYLORVILLE -- Thomas Jon Frevert, 75, of Taylorville passed away at 10:59 a.m. on Thursday, February 22, 2018 in his home surrounded by his family following a courageous battle with cancer. Tom was born on May 19, 1942 in West Union, Iowa, the son of Dr. Merrill Frederick and Eunice Irene (…

DECATUR -- George A. Conway, P.E., S.E., 79, died Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at McKinley Court, Decatur, IL.

MARION -- Samuel Oakley Hudgens, 90, passed away on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 1:53 pm at The Waterford in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.

SHELBYVILLE -- Sue A. Holmes, 73, of Shelbyville, IL, formerly of Findlay, IL, passed away at 1:36 a.m. Wednesday, February 21, 2018 in Shelbyville Manor, Shelbyville, IL.

DECATUR -- Virginia Kraus, 73, of Decatur, passed away Saturday, February 17, 2018 in Generations at McKinley Court.

DECATUR - Robert G. (Bob) Ellison passed away Saturday, February 17, 2018; his death the result of complications due to Alzheimer’s disease. He was born a few minutes after his twin, Tom, on August 11, 1943, to Robert R. and Helen (Tapscott) Ellison.

DECATUR -- Mr. Timothy John Carlton, 57, of Buena Vista, Tennessee formerly of Decatur, Illinois passed away Thursday, February 15, 2018 at his home surrounded by family.

DECATUR -- Carl Sims, 76, of Decatur, died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, in the Northwoods Village in Kokomo, Ind.

SHELBYVILLE -- Burl F. Huffer, Jr., 89, of Shelbyville, IL, passed away at 8:45 p.m. Monday, February 19, 2018 in Shelbyville Manor, Shelbyville, IL.

DECATUR -- Billy Lee Matthews, 79, of Decatur, passed away on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at Generations at McKinley Court.