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David Ernie Petty - 58

3/25/1958 - 1/14/2017
Earlville, Illinois, formerly of Macomb, Illinois

David Ernie Petty age 58 of Earlville, Illinois, formerly of Macomb, Illinois, passed away Saturday, January 14, 2017, at Kishwaukee Hospital, DeKalb, Illinois.  He was born March 25, 1958, in LaHarpe, Illinois to Mable Brown.  Ernie was united in marriage to Sue Anderson, on March 23, 1991, in Monmouth, Illinois.
Surviving to mourn his passing is his Wife: Sue Petty, Earlville, Illinois, 1 Son: Troy Petty, Earlville, Illinois, 4 Daughters: Noel (Dennis) Williams, Colchester, Illinois, Kristin Petty, Earlville, Illinois, Cassandra Petty, Earlville, Illinois, Marissa (Jamie) Morgan, Jacksonville, North Carolina, 2 Granddaughters, 7 Grandsons, 1 Brother: Bob Petty, Colchester, Illinois, 1 Sister: Hope Clark, Macomb, Illinois along with several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins.
Ernie was preceded in death by his mother, 2 Sisters: Marilyn Geremiah, Donna Wardell, 1 Brother: Mike Petty, 1 Grandson: Dalton Ambler and his first Wife: Melissa McClure Petty.
Ernie had been employed by Hinchie Farms prior to his retirement.  He loved gardening, the St. Louis Cardinals, Dallas Cowboys and the Fighting Illini.  Everyone that met Ernie knew his greatest love of all, was his family and the time he spent with them along with all of his friends.
Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday, January 21, 2017, at the Jones Mortuary in Colchester, with Pastor Tony Gruben.  Burial will follow the services at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Colchester.  Visitation with the family will be 4:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. Friday, January 20, 2017, at the Jones Mortuary.  Friends may view and sign the register book at the funeral home after 9:00 A.M. Friday.  Memorial is to the Family of Ernie.  Condolences may be expressed to the family at jonesmortuaryfh.com.

Juanita A. Mathena - 92

5/27/1924 - 1/4/2017
Colchester, Illinois

Juanita A. Mathena age 92 of Colchester, passed away Wednesday, January 4, 2017, at Heartland Health Care Center in Macomb, Illinois.  She was born May 27, 1924 in Bluff City, Illinois, to Loren and Evanna Parks Fisher.  Juanita was united in marriage to Wayne K. Brown, April 1945, she was later united in marriage to Bobby L Mathena on June 16, 1965, in Peoria, Illinois.
Surviving to mourn her passing are her Husband of 51 years, Bobby Mathena, Sons; Gerald and Cindy Brown, Carthage, Illinois, Roger and Paula Brown, Macomb, Illinois, Rodney Brown, Kanas City, Missouri, Kevin Brown, Tennessee, Illinois, 1 Daughter Kimberly and George Lewis, Bloomington, Illinois, 14 Grandchildren: Jamison, Erin, Austin, Paxton, Wyatt, Brandi, Christopher, David, Kimberly, Joshua, Anna, Amanda Emily, Brett, 6 Great Grandchildren: Reece, Gavin, Jersey, Jesslynn, Jace, Charlotte, 2 Half Sisters, Romona Teel, Industry, Darlene Jarnot, Macomb, 1 Half Brother: Gary Fisher, Macomb.
Juanita had been employed at Western Illinois University in Building services.  She was a member of the Colchester Eastern Star, Colchester United Methodist Church, Women’s Bowling Association of which she bowled all over the United States.  Upon the death of her mother, she was raised by her Grandparents, Worley and Hattie Parks.  In 1937 she moved with her grandparents to Colchester, where she graduated from Colchester High School in 1943.  She loved to fish, having a cabin on the river for many years.  When she was not fishing she loved her country music, always having the radio on.  She attended many Country music Concerts all over the country and taking her kids with her.  After the kids grew up, they started taking her to many concerts in St. Louis or Chicago.  Juanita also loved her Chicago Cubs, which she was proud to let you know she was a Cub Fan.  Of all the different things that Juanita did in her life, the greatest treasure was her husband, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Celebration of Life Service will be 6:00 P.M. Thursday, January 12, 2017, at Jones Mortuary in Colchester with Rev. Mark Smith.  Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home.  Friends may view and sign the register book at the funeral home after 9:00 A.M. Wednesday.  Cremation will follow the services, burial at Mt. Auburn Cemetery will take place at a later date.  Memorials are to McDonough District Hospital Hospice or Colchester Rescue.  Condolences may be expressed to the family at jonesmortuaryfh.com.

Sharon Foulk - 70

4/9/1946 - 1/3/2017
Tennessee, Illinois

Sharon Foulk age 70 of Tennessee, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, January 3, 2017, at Montebello Health Care, Hamilton, Illinois, with her family at her side.   She was born April 9, 1946, in Macomb, Illinois to Willis and Talitha Barrett Riser.  She was united in marriage on February 14, 1987, in Colchester, Illinois to Larry Foulk.
Surviving to mourn her passing is her Husband: Larry Foulk, Tennessee, Illinois, 1 Son; Todd (Annette Eddington, Colchester, 2 Step Sons: Larry (Michelle) Foulk Jr., Carthage, Illinois, Joe Dillard, Moline, Illinois 2 Step Daughters: Tammy (William) Baer, Macomb, Illinois, Sheri (Tom) Porter, Colchester, Illinois, Grandchildren: Kenzie (Justin) Derry, Luke Eddington, Dustin Foulk, Miranda McCoy, Robin (Sean) Eifert, Ryan (Brittney) Porter Foulk, David Miller, Kyle Herriman, Joe Joe, Dillard, Blaize Foulk, 10 Great Grandchildren, 1 Brother: Sylvester Riser, Decatur, Illinois, 2 Sisters: Linda Higgins, Bonnie Walton.
Sharon was preceded in death by her parents, 1 Son; Roger Shannon Eddington, 1 Step Daughter: Laurie Foulk and 1 Brother: Jerome Riser.
She was a member of the Grace Baptist Church in Macomb, Illinois, Sharon had been employed at Porcelain and Walmart in Macomb for several years. She also was a homemaker.  She loved Cooking, Canning, Quilting, Camping and most of all her family.
Funeral services will be 10:00 A.M. Saturday, January 7, 2017, at the Jones Mortuary in Colchester with Rev. Jason Hamm.  Burial will follow the services at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Colchester.  A meal will be served at Colchester Senior Center following services.  The family will meet with friends from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Friday at the funeral home.  Friends may view and sign the register book after 9:00 A.M. Friday at the funeral home.  Memorial is to the Colchester Rescue Squad. Condolences may be expressed to the family at jonesmortuaryfh.com.

Toni J. Brown - 67

3/6/1949 - 12/27/2016
Colchester

Toni J. Brown age 67 of Colchester, passed away Tuesday, December 27, 2016, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Illinois.  She was born March 6, 1949 in Macomb, to Earl and Phyllis Porter Macklin.  Toni was preceded in death by her parents and 1 Sister In Law: Camilla Macklin.
Surviving to mourn her passing are 1 Brother: James Macklin, Macomb, 1 Sister: Peggy Ehmpke (Chuck) of Colchester, Nieces and Nephews: Bryan (Melinda) McFadden, Elizabeth Kays, Jason Shepler, Jimi Watkins, Brandi (JP) Warner,Krista Macklin, Several Aunts and Uncles, Great Nieces and Nephews along with many Cousins.
Toni had been employed with Hager Pottery in Macomb for several years.  She was a member of the Colchester First Baptist Church.  The family’s fond memories of her include her love for reading, going to all the local fairs and celebrations where she enjoyed the Flea Markets and Carnivals.  Toni especially loved going to the Illinois State Fair, she made many friends over the years.  The family also remembered all her many trips with family and friends to all the Malls for a day of shopping.  Anyone that knew Toni new she was a true fan of Elvis Presley along with Hank Williams Jr..  Toni’s greatest love of all, was all of her family.
Funeral Services will be 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, January 4, 2017, at the Jones Mortuary in Colchester, with Rev. Dennis Clements.  She will be laid to rest next to her Parents at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Colchester following the services at the funeral home.  Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at the Jones Mortuary in Colchester.  Two Memorials have been established in Toni’s name, American Diabetes Foundation or St. Judes Children's Hospital.  Friends may view and sign the register book at the funeral home after 8:00 A.M. Tuesday.     Condolences may be expressed to the family at jonesmortuaryfh.com.

John G. Broadhead - 73

1/9/1943 - 11/12/2016
Colchester

John G. Broadhead age 73 of Colchester, passed away November 12, 2016, at Memorial Hospital, Springfield, Illinois.  He was born January 9, 1943, in Macomb to Ray E. and Ollie L. Schnautz Broadhead.  John was united in marriage on April 3, 1965, at the Argyle Bible Church in Colchester, to Helen L. McClure. 
Surviving to mourn his passing are his wife of 51 years, Helen Broadhead, Colchester, 3 Sons: John N Broadhead and Cheryl Stevens, Colchester, James L. Broadhead and Crystal Walters, Colchester, Jeff W. (Sherri) Broadhead, Tennessee, Illinois, 1 Daughter: Julie A. (Chris) Towery, Beardstown, 6 Grandchildren: Ben Broadhead, Sydney Broadhead, Payton Broadhead, C.J.Towery, Taylor Towery, Tara Towery, 2 Brothers: Douglas (Carolyn) Broadhead, Virden, Illinois and Phillip (Barbara) Broadhead, Castle Rock, Colorado.
John was preceded in death by his parents.
He was a member of Argyle Bible Church, South East Iowa Gas Engine Club, Midwest old Threshers, Eastern Iowa Threshers, Participated in the Western Illinois Threshers, served as a Boy Scout Leader, when his boys were in scouts, John was well known for his ham and beans.  He loved wood working, hunting, fishing and camping.  John had been with Arnold Brothers Heating and Cooling in Macomb for over 33 years.  His greatest love of all was the time he got to spend with his family.
Funeral Services will be 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, November 16, 2016, at the Jones Mortuary in Colchester with Rev. Sam Kostreva .  Burial will follow the services at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Colchester.  Visitation with the family will be 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Tuesday a the funeral home.  Friends may view and sign the register book a the funeral home after 9:00 A.M. Tuesday.  Memorials are to Midwest Old Threshers, Western Illinois Threshers, American Diabetes Foundation.    Condolences may be expressed to the family at Jonesmortuaryfh.com.

Edith L. Pursell - 94

5/23/1922 - 10/31/2016
Macomb, Illinois

Edith L. Pursell age 94 of Macomb, Illinois, passed away at 11:52 A.M. Monday, October 31, 2016, at McDonough District Hospital, in Macomb.  She was born May 23, 1922, in Blandinsville, Illinois to George Leslie and Lois White Kreps.  Edith was united in marriage on July 27, 1940 in Kahoka, Missouri, to Joseph E. Pursell, he preceded her in death on August 3, 1981.
Surviving to mourn her passing are 4 Sons: Damon (Wanda) Pursell, Jerry (Kaye) Pursell, Jackie (Janna) Pursell, Brad (Cheryl) Pursell, 3 Daughters: Phyllis (Richard) Rowland, Renee (Robert) Hainline, Tama (Keith) Russell, 25 Grandchildren, 28 Great Grandchildren, 7 Great Great Grandchildren, 3 Brothers: Donald Kreps, Kenneth (Patsy) Kreps, Howard (Diana) Kreps, 2 Sisters: Madelyn Hocker, Marilyn Kreps, along with several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins.
Edith was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 1 Son: Edwin Pursell, 1 Daughter: Jolene Pursell, 1 Granddaughter: Lori Pursell, 2 Brothers: Robert Kreps, Floyd Kreps, and 3 Sisters: Evelyn Doney, Maxine Dark, Wilma Kelly.
Edith was a homemaker, along with being a very devoted Mother, and Grandmother to her family.
Graveside services will be 11:00 A.M. Friday, November 4, 2016, at Woodlawn Cemetery, Joliet, Illinois, with Bro. James Candler.  Visitation with the family will be 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Thursday, November 3, 2016, at the Jones Mortuary in Colchester.  Friends may view and sign the register book at the funeral home after 9:00 A.M. Thursday.  In Lieu of flowers the memorial is to the family of Edith. Condolences may be expressed to the family at jonesmortuaryfh.com

Irene M. Collins - 90

8/1/1926 - 10/22/2016
Carthage, Illinois

Irene M. Collins age 90 of Carthage, Illinois passed away at 5:20 A.M. Saturday, October 22, 2016, at Heartland Health Care Center in Macomb, Illinois.  She was born in Brooklyn, Illinois to Roy and Lora Manlove Hoelscher.  She was last married to George D. Collins.  He preceded her in death.
Surviving to mourn her passing are 2 Children: Gary Flynn of Colchester, Illinois, and Penny Plummer of Kingwood, Texas, 7 Grandchildren, 11 Great Grandchildren, 1 Great Great Grandchild, 1 Sister Fern Deck of Urbana, Illinois and 1 Brother: Wayne Hoelscher of Colorado.
Irene was preceded in death by her parents, 1 Daughter: Ronda Plugis and 2 Brothers: Earl Hoelscher and Glen Hoelscher.
Memorial Graveside service will be 2:00 P.M. Saturday, November 5, 2016, at Brooklyn Cemetery, Brooklyn, Illinois.  Jones Mortuary in Colchester is handleing arrangements.  Condolences may be expressed to the family at jonesmortuaryfh.com

Delores A. Hodges - 79

6/12/1937 - 10/22/2016
Colchester

Delores A. Hodges age 79 of Colchester, passed away October 22, 2016, at St. Johns Hospital in Springfield, Illinois.  She was born June 12, 1937, in Macomb, to Vernon E. and Hattie Flo Powell Phelps.  She was united in marriage on February 24, 1997, in Macomb, Illinois, to Charles Neil Hodges.  He preceded her in death on October 22, 2008.  She was also preceded in death by her parents, 2 Sisters: Leota Fitzgerald, Esther Tones and 2 Brothers: Keith Phelps and Russell Phelps.
Surviving to mourn her passing are 1 Sister: Irene Lantz along with several Nieces and Nephews.
Delores was a homemaker and a member of the Fandon Christian Church.
Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, October 26, 2016, at the Jones Mortuary in Colchester with Rev. Aaron Baker.  Burial will follow services at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Colchester.  Visitation with the family will be 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Tuesday at the Funeral Home.  Friends may view and sign the register book at the funeral home after 9:00 A.M. Tuesday.  Memorial is to the Fandon Christian Church.  Condolences may be expressed to the family at jonesmortuaryfh.com

Irene M. Collins - 90

8/1/1926 - 10/22/2016
Carthage, Illinois

Irene M. Collins age 90 of Carthage, Illinois passed away at 5:20 A.M. Saturday, October 22, 2016, at Heartland Health Care Center in Macomb, Illinois.  She was born in Brooklyn, Illinois to Roy and Lora Manlove Hoelscher.  She was last married to George D. Collins.  He preceded her in death.
Surviving to mourn her passing are 2 Children: Gary Flynn of Colchester, Illinois, and Penny Plummer of Kingwood, Texas, 7 Grandchildren, 11 Great Grandchildren, 1 Great Great Grandchild, 1 Sister Fern Deck of Urbana, Illinois and 1 Brother: Wayne Hoelscher of Colorado.
Irene was preceded in death by her parents, 1 Daughter: Ronda Plugis and 2 Brothers: Earl Hoelscher and Glen Hoelscher.
Memorial Graveside service will be 2:00 P.M. Saturday, November 5, 2016, at Brooklyn Cemetery, Brooklyn, Illinois.  Jones Mortuary in Colchester is handleing arrangements.  Condolences may be expressed to the family at jonesmortuaryfh.com

James Keith Tones - 71

11/16/1944 - 10/10/2016
Quincy, Illinois formerly of Macomb, Illinois

James Keith Tones age 71 of Quincy, Illinois formerly of Macomb, Illinois, passed away October 10, 2016, at Sycamore Healthcare Center, Quincy, Illinois.  He was born November 16, 1944, in Macomb, Illinois to Raymond and Esther Phelps Tones.  James was united in marriage to Vivian Mason in 1964 then divorced in 1986, She survives.
Surviving to mourn his passing is 2 Sons: Lonnie Tones, Columbia, Missouri, Kevin Tones, Carthage, Illinois, 1 Daughter: Tina Tones, Keokuk, Iowa, 4 Grandchildren, 2 Great Grandchildren, 2 Brothers: Delbert Tones, Macomb, Steve Tones, Blandinsville, 1 Sister: Janice McCoy, Good Hope, 2 Aunts: Delores Hodges, Macomb, Irene Lantz, Colchester along with many Nieces, Nephews and Cousins.
James was preceded in death by his parents, 1 Sister: Bernice McAdams, Brother In Law: Don McCoy, 1 Nephew: Roger McCoy.
James had been employed for many years by the City of Macomb in the sewage department.  He was an avid sports fan along with a true die hard Chicago Cub fan
Graveside services will be 1:00 P.M. Friday, October 14, 2016, at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Colchester, with Rev. Aron Baker.  Memorial is to Donors Choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family at jonesmortuaryfh.com

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