Homer W. Fitzjarrald - 9011/19/1920 - 5/27/2011
Homer W. Fitzjarrald age 90 of Colchester, passed away at 9:45 P.M. Saturday, May 28, 2011, at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb. He was born November 17, 1920, in Huntsville, Illinois to Ernest Larue and Anna Mae Roberts Fitzjarrald. He was united in marriage on October 22, 1943, in Tacoma, Washington to Leota Flo Phelps. Leota preceded him in death, on September 28, 2004, also Homer was preceded by his parents, 2 Brothers; Leeford and Warren Fitzjarrald and 1 Infant Sister.
Surviving to mourn his passing are 4 Daughters; Marilyn and Bob Whitford, Judy K. and Lloyd Martin, Barb and Steve Steinhour, Brenda and Chris Hance, 8 Grandchildren; Sherry Whitford, Brad and Brooke Whitford, Russ and Rita Schoonover, Rodney and Marie Schoonover, Randy and Marlene Schoonover, John and Debbie Peterson, Peggy and Mark Whitford and Andrea Hance, 4 Step Grandchildren: Becky and Ben Nelson, Karina Moore, Chance Kirchner, Preston Steinhour, 15 Great Grandchildren: Mindy Akers, Sophie and Mckenzi Whitford, Daniel, Darren, Dannielle, Chris, Ryan, Caitlyn, Kelsie and Kylie Schoonover, Nathan and Amanda Peterson, Paige Wilson and Jaden Hagemier, 5 Step Great Grandchildren: Jason Hoke,, Sarah, Hannah and Emma Nelson, Michael Moore, 3 Great Great Grandchildren: Dakoda, Chase and Decklin Schoonover, and 2 Brothers; Alva Fitzjarrald of Rushville and Ernie Fitzjarrald, Augusta.
Homer had been employed at King Seeley in Macomb for 35 years, he was a World War II Navy Veteran, Member of the the Macomb V.F.W., and Macomb American Legion.
Funeral Services will be 10:00 A.M. Friday, June 3, 2011, at Jones Mortuary in Colchester, with Rev. Don Riley. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Thursday at the the Funeral Home. Friends may view and sign the register book at the funeral home after 8:00 A.M. Thursday till time of services. Burial will take place at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Colchester, with Military services at the Grave by the Macomb V.F.W. and Macomb American Legion Memorial is to the Colchester Rescue Squad. Lunch will be served at the Colchester United Methodist Church following services at the cemetery. You may leave online condolences at jonesmortuaryfh.com.
Tena J. Carson - 5211/1/1958 - 4/24/2011
Tena J. Carson age 52 of Colchester, went to be with her Lord, Monday, April 25, 2011, at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb. She was born November 2, 1958, in Avon, Illinois to Merle D. and Betty J. Louderback Wilson.
Tena was united in marriage to her beloved husband, on September 25, 1975 in Bushnell, Illinois to Allen L. Carson, who survives of Colchester. Also surviving to mourn her passing are 1 Daughter; Jennifer and Tom Chandler, Ft. Worth, Texas, 1 Grandson: Vince Michael Chandler, 2 Brothers: Tom and Bonnie Wilson, Colchester Mike and Belinda Wilson, Bushnell, Several Nieces, Nephews, and Cousins, and Marissa Muenier her little sister from the Big Brother and Big Sister Program.
Tena was preceded in death by her parents, 1 Sister; Brenda Powers and 1 Brother; Rusty Wilson.
Tena was very active in the Big Brother and Big Sister Program, she attended the Colchester First Christian Church, she had been a Girl Scout leader, active in all school events, sharing in her daughters life. She loved her friends and family, she spent many Sunday afternoons with her sister in law Bonnie Wilson visiting residents in all the local Nursing homes. Most of all Tena loved her Lord and Savior and witnessed to all she meet. Tena had worked along side her husband as the secretary, at there business Carson Satellite, in Colchester. She also was employed as the Manager of the Photo Lab at the Macomb, Wal-Mart.
Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Friday, April 29, 2011, at the Colchester First Christian Church, with the Rev. Blake Chenoweth. Burial will take place following the services at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Macomb. Visitation with the family will be 5:30 to 7:30 P.M. Thursday, April 28, 2011, at the Jones Mortuary, in Colchester. Friends may call at the funeral home after 8:00 A.M. thursday. Memorials are to the Big Brother and Big Sister Program or the American Cancer Society. You may leave online condolences at jonesmortuaryfh.com.
Freda Fern Barrett - 945/6/1916 - 4/19/2011
Freda Fern Barrett age 94 of Colchester, passed away at 5:15 A.M. Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at Heartland Health Care Center in Macomb. Freda was born May 7, 1916, in Bethel Township, to Brice and Gertrude Coakley Harry. She was united in marriage to Charles E. Barrett on November 2, 1935, in Urbana, Illinois, he preceded her in death on June 14, 1972. Also preceding her were her parents, 2 Daughters; Kay Barrett, Janet Lee Barrett, 1 Brother; Keith Harry, 3 Sisters; Reva Belle Harry, Ruth McGaughey and Buna Elam.
Surviving to mourn Freda’s passing are 1 Son; Conrad Barrett, Pineville, Mo.,
4 Granddaughters; Tammy Polston, Cheri Maddox, Glena McGaughey, Brenda Barrett, and 1 Grandson; Robert McGaughey, several Great Grandchildren and Great Great Grandchildren, and 1 Niece; Cindy Moon
Freda was a lifetime resident of McDonough County and a Homemaker, she was a charter member of the Argyle Bible Church, where she taught Sunday School for many years, she was also a member of Friends of Argyle.
Graveside services will be 11:00 A.M. Friday, April 22, 2011, at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Colchester, with the Rev. Larry Rickard officiant. Visitation with the family will be from 9:30 to 10:30 A.M. Friday, April 22 at the Jones Mortuary in Colchester. Memorial is to the Argyle Bible Church. You may leave online condolences at jonesmortuaryfh.com.
Lillian V. Webster - 7411/27/1936 - 4/7/2011
Lillian V. Webster age 74 of Colchester, passed away at 1:34 P.M. Friday, April 8, 2011, at McDonough District Hospital, in Macomb. Lillian was born November 28, 1936, in Colchester to William and Inez Litton Egerton. She was united in marriage on August 16, 1957, in Camdenton, Mo. to Cecil R. Webster, he preceded her in death on May 21, 1999. Also preceding her were her parents, and 4 Brothers.
Lillian is survived by 3 Sons; Danny and Cindy Webster, Colchester, Darren and Cheryl Webster, Colchester, Derek and Sheila Webster, Colchester, 1 Daughter: Deanna and R. L. Porter, Colchester, 10 Grandchildren: Desiree and Christopher Ford, Dylan Porter, Drake Webster, Ryan Wren, Hannah Thompson, Matthew Thompson, Erica Webster, Paige Webster, Jocylin Twait and Skyler Twait, 1 great-grandson: Zander Ford, 1 Brother: Roger Egerton, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and 1 Sister: Lois Schrodt, Colchester.
Lillian was a member of the Colchester United Methodist Church, Project Linus and a Graduate of Colchester High School. She had been employed at Haeger Pottery in Macomb, Pulse Dynamic Manufacturing Corporation in Colchester, Century Electronics in Colchester and with the City Clerks Office in Colchester.
Funeral Services will be 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, April 13, 2011, at the Jones Mortuary in Colchester, with Rev. Gina Sheridan, Officiant, Visitation will be from 6:00 to 7:30 P.M. Tuesday at the Jones Mortuary, Burial will take place at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Colchester. Friends may view and sign the register book at the funeral home after 9:00 A.M. Tuesday till time of services. Memorials are to the Colchester Rescue Squad or the McDonough County Cancer Fund. You may leave online condolences at jonesmortuaryfh.com.
Judith L. Yaap - 7211/17/1938 - 3/29/2011
Judith L. Yaap age 72 of Colchester, passed away at 12:25 P.M. Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at Wesley Village Health Care Center, in Macomb. Judy was born November 18, 1938, in Macomb to Francis and Gladys Stewart Kirch. She was united in marriage on August 17, 1954 in Kahoka, Mo. to Richard R. Yaap. He preceded her in death on February 13, 1997. Also preceding her were her parents.
Surviving to mourn her passing are 2 Sons; Fred Yaap of Charleston, South Carolina, Richard (Dick) Yapp of Dallas, Texas, 1 Daughter; Christy Hughes of Macomb, 4 Grandchildren, 2 Great Grandchildren, 1 Brother; Jerry Kirch of Howell, Michigan and 1 Sister; Joyce Argenbright of Macomb.
Judy had worked at Newell’s in Macomb for many years, she also owned and operated “R” Place Restaurant in Colchester.
Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Friday, April 1, 2011 at the Jones Mortuary in Colchester, with the Rev. Dan Orman, Officiant. Visitation will be 1 Hour prior to the services at the funeral home. Friends may call at the funeral home after 8:00 A.M. Friday till time of services. Burial will take place at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Macomb. Memorial is to the Eagles Club of Macomb. You may leave online condolences at jonesmortuaryfh.com.
William R. Shales - 7311/23/1937 - 3/27/2011
William R. Shales age 73 of Colchester, passed away at 9:46 P.M. Monday, March 28, 2011, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, Illinois. Bill was born November 24, 1937, in Detroit Michigan, to Merton and Phoebe Shales. He was united in marriage on April 9, 1960, to Edith M. Gill, she preceded him in death, also preceding him was his parents and 3 Sisters.
Bill was later united in marriage on November 28, 2010, in Sciota, Illinois to Lorena Bideaux, she survives of Colchester. Also surviving to mourn his passing are 1 Daughter; Cassandra and Keith Cabot, Manistee, Michigan, 2 Step Daughters; Michelle and Chet Roy, Fisher, Illinois and Melody and David Vogler, Creal Springs, Illinois, 2 Grandchildren; Cory and Kaylyn Cabot, 6 Step Grandchildren; Luke, Jake, Kailey and Samantha Roberts, Jesse and Erica Vogler, 1 half sister; Lee Herrera of Brainerd, Minnesota and several Nieces and Nephews.
Bill served his country, in the United States Army for 20 years, serving in Vietnam. After retiring from the service, he worked in Retail Furniture sales for 30 years. Bill was a member of the Macomb V.F.W., Macomb Elks Club, Colchester Lions Club, United States Bowling Congress, and attended the Colchester United Methodist Church. He was an avid bowler, having awards for two perfect games, He also held many different offices in the Bowling Association.
Memorial services will be 2:00 P.M. Sunday, April 10, 2011, at the Jones Mortuary in Colchester, with the Rev. Les Lock Officiant. Visitation with the family, will be from 1:00 to 2:00 P.M. Sunday at the Funeral Home. Friends may sign the register book at the funeral home from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Saturday and from 9:00 A.M. till time of services on Sunday. Memorial is to the Colchester Rescue Squad. You may leave online condolences at jonesmortuaryfh.com.
Velta Mae Cappellano - 9312/11/1917 - 3/24/2011
Velta Mae Cappellano age 93 of Macomb, passed away at 4:37 A.M. Friday, March 25, 2011, at the home of her Granddaughter in Indianapolis, Indiana. Velta was born December 12, 1917, in Herrin, Illinois to George Ralph and Lena Mae Murray Phelps. She was united in marriage to Mondean Walley, who passed away on June 14, 1977, she later married Peter Cappellano, who passed away September 9, 1999. Also preceding her in death were her parents, 1 Son; Tommy Walley, 2 Brothers, and 2 Sisters.
Surviving to mourn her passing are 1 Granddaughter; Julie L. and Kyrshaun Biffle of Indianapolis, Indiana, 1 Brother; Dennis Phelps, Nashville, Ark, 1 Sister; Vyvan Lucas of Macomb. and 2 Great Grandchildren, along with several nieces and nephews.
Velta worked as a waitress at the Conrad Hilton Hotel in Chicago for over 40 years and was a homemaker.
Graveside services, will be 12 noon Saturday, April 2, 2011, at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Colchester, with the Rev. Walley Holt officiant. Visitation with the Family will be from 11:00 to 12:00 Noon at the Jones Mortuary in Colchester. Friends may call and sign the register book at the funeral home after 9:00 A.M. Friday. Memorial is to the American Heart Association. You may leave online condolences at jonesmortuaryfh.com.
Mildred Ruth Parks - 831/26/1928 - 3/4/2011
Mildred Ruth Parks age 83 of Colchester, passed away at 9:52 A.M. Saturday, March 5, 2011, at her home in Colchester. She was born January 27, 1928, in Colchester to James Grover and Jessie Catherine Horrell Holstine. Ruth was united in marriage on March 2, 1947, in Bethel Township to Merle W. Parks, who survives of Colchester. Also surviving to mourn her passing are 4 Sons; Troy and Linda Parks, Loraine, William Eugene and Christine Parks, Colchester, Dennis James Parks, Colchester, Sidney Merle and Jeanne Parks, Bloomington, 2 Daughters; Catherine Ellen and Larry Louderman, Colchester, Luan Elizabeth and Scott Voehringer, Indianapolis, IN., 19 Grandchildren; Lorie and Chris Calbaugh, Stephanie and Matt Mencel, Stacie and Ryan Hunt, Kara Adams, Megan and Brent Byarley, Galen Parks, Bill and Tracey Parks, Jennifer and Tom Poplett, Kailey Parks, Emily Parks, Taylor Parks, Allison Parks, Lauren Parks, Cameron Parks, Reagan Parks, Sarah and Dan Newby, Rebekah Voehringer, Faith Voehringer, Miranda Voehringer, 7 Great Grandchildren, 3 Step Great Grandchildren, 1 Step Great Great Grandchild, 1 Brother; Walter and Georgiabelle Holstine, Aledo, Il. and 1 Sister; Meryl Cook, Macomb.
Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, 2 Brothers; Garold Holstine and J. Otho Holstine, 2 Sisters; Marjorie Holstine Parks and Mary Elizabeth Holstine Smith.
Ruth was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church, where she was very involved holding multiple offices and duties in the church. She was a Colchester High School graduate, McDonough County Homemakers Extension, American Baptist Women, Nutty Nut Pickers, Colchester Historical Society, McDonough County Singing Seniors, Missions Director at Bethel for many years. Ruth taught school for 1 year at the New Era Rural School, on a special Declaration Teacher Certificate. She had been the Secretary to Colchester Unit School District 180 Superintendent Ward Fleming for 1 Year, Ruth also wrote the column for the Macomb Journal for 23 years the Independent Neighbor Hood. Ruth was a homemaker, Loving Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother.
Funeral Services will be 10:30 A.M. Thursday, March 10, at Bethel Baptist Church, with Pastor Jim Richardson, Officiant. Visitation will be 5:30 to 7:30 Wednesday, March 9, 2011, at the Jones Mortuary, Colchester. The Family will also meet friends at the Church from 9:30 to 10:00 A.M. on Thursday. Burial will take place at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Macomb. Friends may view and sign the register book at the Funeral home after 9:00 A.M. Wednesday. Memorials are to Bethel Baptist Church or the Colchester Rescue Squad. You may leave online condolences at jonesmortuaryfh.com.
William F. Sims - 963/22/1914 - 2/19/2011
William F. Sims age 96 of Macomb, passed away at 10:30 P.M. Sunday, February 20, 2011, at Grand Prairie Assisted Living in Macomb. Bill was born March 23, 1914, in Bethel Township, to Claude and Alice Hunter Sims. He was united in marriage to Vada W. DeGarmo in Keokuk, Iowa on August 9, 1939, she preceded him in death on April 6, 2005. Also he was preceded by his parents, 1 Daughter; Diana Trout and 1 Brother; George Sims.
Surviving to mourn his passing are 3 Sons; W. Earl and Gerry Sims, Macomb, Dennis and Rosemary Sims, Macomb, Bayne and Joyce Sims, Macomb, 8 Grandchildren, 14 Great Grandchildren, 2 Sisters; Fern Lewellin, Macomb and Zola Alexander, Macomb.
Bill was a lifetime farmer and a Loving Grandfather.
Graveside services will be 1:00 P.M. Thursday, February 24, 2011, at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Macomb, with Rev Leon DeGarmo officiant. Visitation with the family will be from 6:00 to 7:30 P.M. Wednesday, February 23, 2011, at the Jones Mortuary in Colchester. Friends may view and sign the register book at the funeral home after 9:00 A.M. Wednesday. Memorial is to McDonough District Hospital Hospice. You may leave online condolences at jonesmortuaryfh.com.
Gladys Moore - 8511/24/1925 - 2/10/2011
Gladys Moore age 85 of Colchester, passed away at 7:50 A.M. Friday, February 11, 2011, at the Elms Nursing Home in Macomb. She was born November 25, 1925, in Bamberg, South Carolina to Julius A. and Lillie Morrell. Gladys was united in marriage on January 20, 1944, in Bamberg, South Caroline to Glade C. Moore, he preceded her in death on October 30, 2007. Also preceding her were her parents, 1 Son; Kenneth Moore, 1 Daughter; Beverly Moore, 6 Brothers and 3 Sisters.
Surviving to mourn her passing are 3 Sons; Keith and Alcinda Moore, Colchester, Melvin and Debbie Moore, Colchester and Randall and Paula Moore, Colchester,
7 Grandchildren, 8 Great Grandchildren and 1 Sister; Molly Batts, Bamberg, South Carolina.
Gladys was a member of the Scotland Trinity Presbyterian Church and she had been employed by Colchester Unit 180 School District as a Cook.
Graveside services, will be 10:00 A.M. Monday, February 14, 2011, at Camp Creek Cemetery, with the Rev. Mark Merrill, officiating. Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 to 6:00 P.M. Sunday, February 13, 2011, at the Jones Mortuary in Colchester. Friends may view and sign the register book at the funeral home after 9:00 A.M. Sunday. Burial will take place at Camp Creek Cemetery. Memorials are to the Colchester Rescue Squad, American Liver Foundation or American Leukemia Foundation. You may leave online condolences at jonesmortuaryfh.com.
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