DECATUR -- Herbert G. Anderson, 80, of Decatur, passed away Friday, November 8, 2019.

OCONEE -- Donald A. Flesch, 70, of Springfield, formerly of Oconee passed away Thursday, November 14, 2019 in Memorial Medical Center, Springfield.

DECATUR -- Barbara Rose French left this “earthly plane” on Wednesday. September 18, 2019 with her children and their spouses by her side.

DECATUR -- Jean Pehrson (96) passed away peacefully on Wednesday afternoon, November 13, 2019, while under hospice care in Decatur, Illinois.

DECATUR -- John Thomas (JT) Hanks was born to Norma Jane (Schultz) and John Dee Hanks on September 4th, 1950. He graduated from Lakeview High School in Decatur in 1968 then graduated from Millikin University with a degree in Accounting in 1972. He then achieved his Certified Public Account L…

DECATUR -- Elizabeth (Libby) Engle, 89, a resident at Westminster Canterbury, passed away on November 12, 2019.

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DECATUR — Robert A. “Bob” Blair, 87, of Decatur, IL, passed away peacefully in his home on Wednesday, November 13, 2019.

DECATUR — Engineer, inventor and artist, Tibor Baron, 84, of Decatur, IL passed away November 13, 2019, Decatur, IL.

DECATUR — Mindy Lynne Simpson, 40, passed away in Charleston on November 14th at 11:45 am.

MOUNT ZION — James R. (Jim) Thompson, 62, of Mount Zion, passed away November 11, 2019.

SHELBYVILLE — Gary Paul Kelsey, 74, of Shelbyville, IL, formerly of San Diego, CA, passed away at 2:05 p.m. Sunday, November 10, 2019 in HSHS Good Shepherd Hospital, Shelbyville, IL.

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

DECATUR — James C. Green, 73, of Decatur, IL, passed away Monday, November 11, 2019, in his home.

DECATUR — Mark Jeffrey Miller, 61, of Decatur, IL passed away on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 in his residence.

DECATUR — Frances Marlene (Murphy) Dinkins, 78, Decatur, IL, went to rest in the arms of the Lord on November 5, 2019, at her residence.

DECATUR — Philip Charles Lynch, M.D., 102, of Decatur, IL passed away Saturday, November 9, 2019 at home in front of a beautiful fire in his fireplace.

DECATUR — Decatur – Floyd J. “Joe” Despres, Jr., 78, of Decatur, passed away Saturday, November 9, 2019, in his home with his family by his side.

SHELBYVILLE — Jerome L. Pruemer, 89, of Shelbyville, IL, passed away at 7:50 p.m. Sunday, November 10, 2019 in Shelbyville Manor.

DECATUR — Carl M. Jacobs, 95, of Decatur, Illinois passed away Friday, November 8, 2019. The service to celebrate Carl's life will be held at Mt. Nebo Primitive Baptist Church in Greenville, Illinois on November 29, 2019 at 11 am, with Visitation starting at 10.

LOVINGTON — Donald D. Cochran, 77, of Lovington, passed away 7:47 a.m. Sunday, November 10, 2019, at Mason Point, Sullivan.

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