Paul Hotten McGrann - 834/9/1933 - 8/8/2016
Raleigh, North Carolina
Paul Hotten McGrann of Raleigh, North Carolina, died in the late afternoon of Monday, 8 August 2016. He was born on 9 April 1933 in Colchester, Illinois to the late Samuel and Mae Hotten McGrann.
Funeral services will be graveside at the Mount Auburn Cemetery in Colchester, Illinois on Saturday, 3 September 2016, at 2:00 p.m.
He is grieved for and survived by his children; Paula K. McGrann, William H. McGrann, and Joseph L. McGrann, all of Raleigh, North Carolina; sisters, Ann Powell of Macomb, Illinois, and Rachel Louderman of Colchester, Illinois; as well as by his three granddaughters.
Paul graduated from Western Illinois University after proudly serving on an aircraft carrier in the Mediterranean for the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict. He then worked as an engineer for the Department of Defense until he retired from the Rock Island Arsenal and moved to Raleigh with his now-deceased wife, Claudia Jane McGrann (nee Hodges), in 1993. In addition to spending time with his family, Paul enjoyed learning and traveling throughout the United States - as well as playing bridge in several bridge clubs and online.
Memorials may be made to any Veteran’s support organization or to the charity of the donor’s choice. You may leave condolences and sign the guest book online at either funeral home’s website: brightfunerals.com, legacy.com or jonesmortuaryfh.com.
Sandra K. Royer - 737/8/1943 - 7/20/2016
Sandra K. Royer age 73 of Macomb, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at O.S.F. Saint Francis Hospital in Peoria, Illinois. She was born July 8, 1943, in Macomb, Illinois, to Lewis Burdette and Betty Jean Wisslead Breeden. Sandra was united in marriage on August 20, 1961, in Industry, Illinois, to Dannie Lee Royer.
Surviving to mourn her passing are her husband of 54 years, Dannie of Macomb,2 Daughters: Theresa J. Royer, San Mateo, California, Christina K. and Robert Hughes, Kenosha, Wisconsin, 3 Grandchildren: Amanda M.Hughes, Zachary D. Hughes and Kaylin Hughes.
Sandra was preceded in death by her parents.
Sandra was a member of the Macomb Church of Christ. She had been an Avon Representative for 37 years of which, she received many Merit awards, along with the Avon Presidents Club. Sandra had also been a Girl Scout Leader.
Graveside services will be 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Macomb, Illinois, with Pastor Ted Shirley. Visitation with the family will be from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Monday at the Jones Mortuary in Colchester. Friends may view and sign the register book at the funeral home after 9:00 A.M. Monday. The family wishes in lieu of flowers give to the Congestive Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Foundation. Condolences may be expressed to the family at Jonesmortuaryfh.com.
Margaret Denise Sprinkle - 625/11/1954 - 7/17/2016
Margaret Denise Sprinkle, 62, of rural Industry, passed away Sunday, July 17, 2016, at OSF St Francis in Peoria surrounded by her family. Denise was recently diagnosed with cancer and died from complications of the cancer. She was very brave. Denise was born May 11, 1954, in Macomb, Illinois, to Virgil L. and Helen F. Renner Parker.
Denise married Donald L. Sprinkle on February 27, 1979, they later divorced; he survives of rural Industry. Also surviving to mourn her passing are her father, Virgil L. Parker; two brothers, Virgil Paul Parker and Russell Scott Parker; three daughters, Brandy M. Hammond, Shawna C. Sprinkle, and Brooke L. Sprinkle; two step-daughters, Donna L. Sprinkle and Amy J. McKee; many grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins. Denise was loved by everyone who knew her.
Denise was preceded in death by her mother Helen; grandparents John William and Beulah Parker, Charlie and Eva Helen Renner; and two brothers, Donnie J. Parker and Tommy E. Parker.
Denise kept herself busy being a wonderful mother and homemaker. She was loving, supportive, full of compassion, and always having a welcoming hug. After raising her children, she babysat for many other children for many years. Most recently, Denise was employed by Western Illinois University at Document and Publication Service, where she was a route driver. In this position she spent just moments with many different people everyday, but moments can be everything, and she made them so. She loved to listen to live music (especially her brother’s bands) and being with family and friends. You could often find her driving around the countryside, reading a book, or just sitting outside enjoying the scenery.
Cremation rites have been accorded. Private family services will be held at a later date. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, August 6 at the American Legion in Macomb, IL, from 2:00-10:00 pm for friends and family. Memorials can be made to the Tommy Parker Pay it Forward Fund, a fund that was set up in honor of her brother in which proceeds help other friends and family in times of need.
The memorials may be left at the Jones Mortuary, Colchester or sent to the manager of the fund, Tami Kreps, 8508 North 125th road, Plymouth, 62367. Jones Mortuary in Colchester is handling arrangements for the family. Online Condolences may be expressed to the family at jonesmortuaryfh.com
Roger A. McCoy - 469/21/1969 - 7/7/2016
Roger A. McCoy age 46 of Macomb, Illinois, passed away Thursday, July 7, 2016 at O.S.F. Hospital in Peoria, Illinois. He was born September 21, 1969 in Macomb, to Eldon and Janice Tones McCoy. Roger was preceded in death by his father
Surviving to mourn his passing are his Mother: Janice McCoy of Good Hope, Illinois, 1 Brother: Rick and Michelle McCoy, Big Spring, Texas, along with many nieces and nephews.
Roger was a member of Fandon Christian Church and was employed at Vaughn and Bushnell manufacturing in Bushnell, Illinois.
Funeral Services will be 10:30 A.M. Monday, July 11,2016, at the Jones Mortuary, in Colchester with Rev. Aaron Baker. Burial will follow the services at Good Hope Cemetery in Good Hope, Illinois. Visitation with the family will be from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Sunday at the funeral home. Friends may view and sign the register book at the funeral home after 9:00 A.M. Sunday. Memorial is to the family. Condolences may be expressed to the family at Jonesmortuaryfh.com.
Gerald L. ( Katsy ) Humes - 879/4/1928 - 5/22/2016
Gerald L. ( Katsy ) Humes age 87 of Colchester, passed away at 11:30 P.M. Sunday, May 22, 2016, at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb. He was born September 4, 1928, in Colchester to Merle and Mable Bennett Humes . He was united in marriage on January 10, 1951, in Yellville, Arkansas, to Joan Valentine.
Surviving to mourn his passing are his wife of 65 years, Joan of Colchester, 1 Son: Dennis Humes, Colchester, 1 Daughter: Teri and (Kevin) Paul, Colchester, 5 Grandchildren: Jessica Smith Dana Point, California, Hillary Humes, Haley Humes both of Macomb, Brittney Paul, St.Louis, Missouri, Trenton Paul, Colchester, 2 Great Grandchildren: J.J. and Jacob Smith, Dana Point, California.
Katsy was preceded in death by his parents, 1 Brother: Zanel Humes, 4 Sisters: Betty Sartore, Frances Mesick, Donna Coghill, Rachel Creasy and 1 Granddaughter: Mary Paul.
Katsy was a 50 year retired Operating Engineer with #649 Peoria. He was a member of the Quarter Horse Association, Coon Hound Association, Macomb American Legion. He was an avid sports fan of the St.Louis Cardinals. He had coached little league baseball, soft ball and colt league baseball. He was of the Christian Faith.
Funeral services will be 10:00 A.M. Friday, May 27, 2016, at the Jones Mortuary in Colchester, with Rev. Mark Smith. Burial will take place at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Colchester with Military Rites by the Macomb V.F.W. and Macomb American Legion. Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may view and sign the register book at the funeral home after 9:00 A.M. Thursday. Memorial is to Colchester Rescue. Online Condolences may be expressed to the family at jonesmortuaryfh.com
Jean Danielson - 736/7/1942 - 5/20/2016
Jean Danielson age 73 of Colchester, passed away at 9:59 P.M. Friday, May 20, 2016, at Blessing Hospital, Quincy, Illinois. She was born June 7, 1942, in Macomb, Illinois, to Jesse O. and Marie E. Baldner Douglas. Jean was united in marriage on June 24, 1962, in Colchester to J. Ray Danielson.
Surviving to mourn her passing are her husband of 53 years, 2 Sons: Mark and (Carol) Danielson, Carthage, Missouri, Mike and (Donna) Danielson, Colchester, Illinois, 5 Grandchildren: Kyle Danielson, Jesse Danielson, Joshua Danielson, Cheyenne Wilson, Laramie Wilson, 2 Great Grandchildren: Lukas and Emmett Wilson, 1 Brother: Kenneth and (Karen) Douglas, Jacksonville, Illinois, 3 Sisters: Cora and (Danny) Cavett, Mankato, Minnesota, Clara and (Dana) Rabideau, Fort Smith, Arkansas, Carole and (Gary) Turner, Duluth, Minnesota.
Jean was preceded in death by her parents.
Jean had taught Home Economics and Family Living at Colchester High School for 9 years. She was a graduate of Western Illinois University with a Bachelors in Home Economics and a Masters in Education. She retired from Western Illinois University Education Foundation after 22 years in 2005. She was a member of the Colchester United Methodist Church, where she had been a Sunday school teacher and Chairman of the Mission Committee, Sew & So Club, Card club, and retired Tuesday lunch bunch. She had been a member of Colchester Jolly Housekeepers. She had tutored children at the Colchester Grade School, Kids Hope U.S.A. She was a loving and devoted Wife, Mother, and Grandmother.
Funeral services will be 10:00 A.M. Thursday, May 26, 2016, at Colchester United Methodist Church, with Rev. Mark Smith. Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, at the Jones Mortuary in Colchester. Burial will take place at Oakwood Cemetery in Macomb. Friends may view and sign the register book at the funeral home after 9:00 A.M. Wednesday. Memorial is to Colchester United Methodist Church. Online Condolences may be expressed to the family at jonesmortuaryfh.com
Joan Greene - 843/9/1932 - 5/9/2016
Joan Greene age 84 of Colchester, passed away at her home in Colchester at 8:30 A.M. Monday, May 9, 2016, with her family at her side. She was born March 9, 1932, in Tennessee, Illinois to Edward and Grace Elizabeth Gallaher Black. Joan was united in marriage on December 1, 1951, in Rushville, Illinois, to Maurice Greene.
Surviving to mourn her passing are her husband of 64 years, Maurice of Colchester, 2 Daughters: Janet and Greg Kent, Tennessee, Illinois, Linda Greene of Colchester, 1 Granddaughter: Briana Nolden, Los Angeles, California.
Joan was preceded in death by her parents and 1 infant sister: Helen Black.
Joan was a member of the Colchester Rebekah Lodge, Hancock County Home Extension, Crooked Creek Special Club. She was a Homemaker, avid gardener and flower arranger, Girl Scout Leader, and Colchester Election Judge for many years. She loved to cook and was great at it. Most of all she was a loving wife, mother and grandma along with a friend to many.
Funeral services will be 10:00 A.M. Saturday, May 14, 2016, at the Jones Mortuary in Colchester with Rev. Dean Reeverts. Visitation with the family will be from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will follow the services Saturday at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Colchester. Memorials are to Colchester Rescue Squad or Hillsgrove United Methodist Church. Friends may view and sign the register book at the funeral home after 9:00 A.M. Friday. Online Condolences may be expressed to the family at jonesmortuaryfh.com
Theresa Frances Kipling - 965/19/1919 - 5/6/2016
Bttendorf, Iowa formerly of Colchester
Theresa Frances Kipling age 96 of Bettendorf, Iowa, formerly of Colchester, Illinois, passed away at 2:34 A.M. Friday, May 6, 2016, at the Bettendorf Health Care Center, Bettendorf, Iowa. She was born May 19, 1919, in Ferguson, Missouri, to Joseph and Teresa Moellmann Wonsewitz. She was united in marriage November 19, 1941, in Ferguson, Missouri, to Ray Kipling, he preceded her in death in 2006. She was also preceded in death by her parents, 1 Granddaughter: Cori Windler, 2 Son In Laws: Art Madesian and Kevin Dean, 6 Brothers: Joseph, Raymond, Elmer, Charles, Francis, Leonard, 3 Sisters: Mildred, Lucille and 1 infant sister, Rosalie.
Surviving to mourn her passing are 3 Daughters: Karen Madesian, Bettendorf, Iowa, Kathleen Windler, La Grande, Oregon, Kay Kipling, Sarasota, Florida, 8 Grandchildren: Douglas Madesian, Davenport, Iowa, Diane Madesian, Bettendorf, Iowa, Daniel Madesian, Bettendorf, Iowa, Sara Windler (Jeremy French) Berkeley, California, Jenny Windler, Berkeley, California, Ian Dean, Sarasota, Florida, Molly Dean, New York City, New York, Melanie (Dave) Connor, Manhattan Beach, California, 5 Great Grandchildren: Tyler, Cooper, Reagan, West, Coralynn,
Theresa was a member of St. Pauls Catholic Church in Macomb. She enjoyed sewing, making patchwork quilts, crocheting, playing cards, bingo, walking and watching St. Louis Cardinal baseball games.
Funeral service will be 1:30 P.M. Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at the Jones Mortuary in Colchester with Monsignor Richard Pricco. Visitation with the family will be from 12:30 to 1:30 P.M. at the funeral home on Wednesday. Burial will follow the services at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Colchester. Friends may view and sign the register book at the funeral home after 9:00 A.M. Tuesday. Memorials are to St. Paul Catholic Church, St. Judes Children's Hospital, or Donors Choice. Online Condolences may be expressed to the family at jonesmortuaryfh.com
William E. Clark - 756/15/1940 - 5/4/2016
William E. Clark age 75 of Macomb, Illinois, passed away at his home Wednesday, May 4, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. He was born June 15, 1940, in Macomb, to Galen B. Clark and Esther I. Carpenter Clark. On May 27, 1967, in Macomb, Bill was united in marriage to Hope G. Knight.
Surviving to mourn his passing are his wife Hope of 49 years, 1 Daughter: Trixy Dace of Oregon, Illinois, and his one and only Grandson: William Colby Clark Dace of Oregon, Illinois, 1 Son: John Clark of Bushnell, Illinois, Granddaughter: Amber Clark, of Macomb, Illinois,Great Granddaughter: Larissa, Great Grandson: Jaxton both of Macomb, 2 Brothers Richard and Gene Clark both of Macomb.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents, 1 Son: William (Billy) Clark.
Bill was a graduate of Colchester High School in 1958, Member of Ducks Unlimited and the National Rifle Association, associate member of the Macomb V.F.W.. He was a beer and liquor salesman for 35 years, Owned and operated the Waterfront Bar in Dallas City, Illinois for 7 years, drove a school bus for Macomb School District for 12 years. He enjoyed quail and pheasant hunting, loved spending time on the water boating and, loved to fish. Most of all he loved the time he spent with his family and friends.
Funeral services will be 12:00 Noon Saturday, May 7, 2016, at the Jones Mortuary in Colchester, with Rev. Lee Unger. Visitation with the family will be from 10:30 A.M. Till time of services on Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will follow the services Saturday at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Colchester. Memorial is to McDonough District Hospital Hospice. Friends may view and sign the book at the funeral home after 10:00 A.M. Friday. Online Condolences may be expressed to the family at jonesmortuaryfh.com
Thomas A. Baird - 781/28/1938 - 4/30/2016
Thomas A. Baird age 78 of Carthage, Illinois. Passed away April 30, 2016, at Veterans Hospital in Iowa City. He was born January 28, 1938 in Colchester to Walter O. and Lucile McGaughey Baird. He was united in marriage October 24, 1991 in Kahoka, Missouri to Karen Newman, she survives of Carthage.
Cremation rites have been accorded. Visitation with the family will be Wednesday, May 4, 2016, from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the Jones Mortuary in Colchester. Private family burial will take place at a later date. Memorials are to Midwest Magic Softball Team, Colchester Labor Day Celebration. Online Condolences may be expressed to the family at jonesmortuaryfh.com
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