MAROA -- Sturm, Stella Mae, of Tullahoma, passed this life on Monday, March 18th, 2019 at NHC in Tullahoma at the age of 91. Mrs. Sturm was born in Fairbury, Illinois to the late William and Mattie Billingsley McFarland Sr. She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Tullahoma. In addition …

MACON -- Catherine Snitker, 87, of Macon, Illinois passed away peacefully on Friday, March 15, 2019 at Sterling Estates Senior Living in Marietta, Georgia.

ARTHUR -- Wilmer A. Schrock, 75, of Arthur, IL passed away at 12:43 P.M. on Friday, March 15, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Decatur, IL.

DECATUR -- Patrick A. Feriozzi, 66, of Decatur, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2019.

DECATUR -- Rev. Marshall Hughes, 91, of Decatur, IL, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at Generations at McKinley Place, Decatur.

MONTICELLO -- Phyllis A. Chumbley, 93, of Monticello, passed away at 9:45 a.m., March 18, 2019 at the Bement Health Care Center.

DECATUR -- Edward R. “Ed” Acheson died on March 13 from leiomyosarcoma, a rare and incurable cancer. He was at home in the loving embrace of his wife, Lucy. We celebrate with him his passing to the eternally loving embrace of his Lord.

DECATUR -- Jean Troxel 90 of Crest Hill, IL formerly of Decatur, IL passed away 5:55 A.M. March 17, 2019 at Willow Falls Assisted Living, Crest Hill, IL.

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DECATUR -- Jesse Edwin Matheny received the gift of eternal rest in Christ, promised to him in his baptism, and now awaits the last day with all of the saints who have gone before him on Sunday, March 17, 2019 at 2:02 p.m.

SHELBYVILLE -- Dale Eugene Short, 66, of Shelbyville, IL, passed away at 2:48 a.m. Sunday, March 17, 2019 in his residence.

MOUNT ZION -- Bill Clark, 70, of Mt. Zion, IL. passed away Saturday on March 16, 2019 at the age of 70.

DECATUR -- Robert Paul LICHTENBERGER 72 of Decatur,IL passed away March 14, 2019 at Mason Point Nursing Home in Sullivan, IL. He was born Dec 8, 1946 in Decatur, IL. He graduated Eishenhower High School (1964). He was a U.S Air force veteran (1964-68). He retired from Norfolk & Southern …

SHELBYVILLE -- Sophie Woolen, 82, of Shelbyville passed away Thursday, March 14, 2019, at Decatur Memorial Hospital.

DECATUR -- David E. Hoyt, 75, peacefully passed away March 14, 2019 at Liberty Village in Clinton. He was born March 28, 1944 in Decatur to Kenneth E. and Ila M. Hoyt. Dave graduated from McArthur High School in 1962 and then attended SIU in Carbondale. He returned home to Decatur to join hi…

BLUE MOUND -- Mary Eva Thomas, 81, of Blue Mound went to be with the Lord on Thursday March 13, 2019.

ILLIOPOLIS -- Sandra Porter, 83, of Illiopolis, was called to heaven on Friday, March 15, 2019 at the Moweaqua Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.

DECATUR -- Shelby Reneé Barrett, 27, of Gaithersburg, Maryland formerly of Decatur, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019.

LONG CREEK -- Phyllis I. Lehman 89, of Long Creek, IL passed away at 5:08 p.m., Thursday, March 14, 2019, in Decatur Memorial Hospital.

ARGENTA -- Sharon Lee Osborne, 76 of Argenta, passed away in her home March 13, 2019. Sharon was an avid pool player with the American Pool Association. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and a friend to all that knew her. She enjoyed spending time with her fami…

MOWEAQUA -- Lisa J. Brown, 53, of Moweaqua, died March 14, 2019 in her home.

SHELBYVILLE -- Roger Dennis “Denny” Smart, 77, of Shelbyville, IL, passed away at 3:23 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 in Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur, IL.

MOUNT PULASKI -- Dorothy Cowan, 85, passed away at 2:50 a.m. on March 14, 2019 at Vonderlieth Living Center in Mt. Pulaski.

ASSUMPTION -- Darlene Winter, 81, of Assumption, died March 14, 2019 in Decatur Memorial Hospital.