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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

Lyman L. Sidwell - 76

7/22/1940 - 10/10/2016
Colchester, Illinois

Lyman L. Sidwell age 76 of Colchester, passed away at his home in Colchester on Monday, October 10, 2016.  He was born July 22, 1940, in Havana, Illinois, to Elwin and Lorene Shaw Sidwell.  Lyman was united in marriage on February 7, 1964, in Quincy, Illinois to Marilyn Pevehouse.
Surviving to mourn his passing is his wife Marilyn of Colchester, 1 Son: Daryl and Lora Sidwell, Colchester, Stephanie Sidwell and Joe Powell, Plymouth, Illinois, Vanessa Sidwell and Jason Martin, Bella Vista, Arkansas, 2 Grandsons: Clay Sidwell, Drew Powell, 1 Brother: Duane Sidney and Sherry Sidwell, Fulton Missouri, 1 Sister: Helen Davis, Camp Point, Illinois.
Lyman was preceded in death by his parents, 1 Grandson: Cole Sidwell, 1 Brother: Stanley Sidwell, 5 Sisters: Debbie Blunt, Bonnie Hicks, Sandra Tippey, Vickie Beebe, and Judy Busby.
Lyman had been employed at Motorola in Quincy, Illinois, Coggeshall Construction, Clayton, Illinois and Freeman United Mine in Industry, Illinois.  He attended Havana High School, received his GED from Central High School, Camp Point, Illinois.  Served his country in the United States Air Force from 1957 to 1961 at Fairbanks, Alaska.  He attended the Church of Nazarene as a child. He was a member of Gold Hills, where he enjoyed playing golf and helping out around the course.  Lyman was a past member of the Clayton Fire Department, he was in the 1st paramedic class in Adams County, former Mayor of Clayton, Illinois, past member of the Clayton Jaycees, loved gardening, fishing, being outdoors.  He could be found visiting with friends at his local stops. Most of all he loved his family and time spent with his grandsons.
Funeral services will be 10:00 A.M. Friday, October 14, 2016, at the Jones Mortuary in Colchester with Rev. Victor “Randy” Randle.  Graveside services will be 1:00 P.M. Friday, October 14, 2016, at Southside Cemetery, Clayton, Illinois.  Visitation with the family will be Thursday, October 13, 2016, at the Jones Mortuary from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M..  Friends may view and sign the book at the funeral home Thursday after 9:00 A.M.  Memorial is to Children's Miracle Network or American Cancer Society.  Condolences may be expressed to the family at jonesmortuaryfh.com

Sharon Konkler - 71

12/18/1944 - 10/5/2016
Macomb, Illinois

Sharon Konkler age 71 of Macomb, Illinois passed away, Wednesday, October 5, 2016, at the Rushville Nursing and Rehab Center in Rushville, Illinois.  She was born December 18, 1944, in Rushville, Illinois, to Ed and Lucille Lefler Zimmerman.
Surviving to mourn her passing are 2 Sons: Jack Konkler, Oglesby, Illinois, John Konkler, Macomb, Illinois, 7 Grandchildren, 4 Great Grandchildren, 1 Great Great Grandchild, 1 Brother: Jerry and Michele Zimmerman, Roseville, Illinois, 2 Sisters; Linda Fowler, Macomb and Sandy Hamm, Macomb.
Sharon was preceded in death by her parents, 1 Brother: Larry Zimmerman and 1 Daughter In Law: Connie Konkler.
Sharon had been employed at Western Illinois University in food service.  She enjoyed fishing, watching people perform karaoke, time spent doing crossword puzzles, but most of all she loved the time spent with her family.
Cremation rites have been accorded.  Graveside services were 3:30 P.M. Saturday, October 15, 2016, at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Colchester, with Rev. Mark Smith.  Memorial is to the family of Sharon. Jones Mortuary in Colchester handled arrangements for the family.  Condolences may be expressed to the family at jonesmortuaryfh.com

Janas Marie Morrell - 91

12/19/1924 - 9/10/2016
Macomb, Illinois

Janas Marie Morrell age 91 of Macomb, passed away Saturday, September 10, 2016, at Heartland Health Care Center in Macomb.  She was born December 19, 1924 in Sciota, Illinois to Eldie and Goldie Camden O’Brien.
Surviving to mourn her passing are 3 Sons: Scott Morrell (Wanda), Oklahoma, Todd Morrell (Carrie), Florida, J.D. Morrell (Mary), Rushville, Illinois, 2 Daughters: Rebecca Wallin (Ray), Colchester, Illinois, Carol Londrie, Hamilton, Illinois, 19 Grandchildren,19 Great Grandchildren, and 4 Great Great Grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, 1 Great Grandson, 3 Brothers, 1 Sister, 3 Daughters, 1 Son in Law.
Janas attended Rushville Methodist Church, she was a homemaker, and care giver to the elderly.  Janas had been employed at Snyder Van Haven Nursing Home in Rushville and The Elms Nursing Home in Macomb.
Cremation rites have been accorded. No services are planned at this time.  Jones Mortuary in Colchester is handleing arrangements for the family.

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