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Obituaries

  • Rev. Francis L. Hudson, 89, Taylorville

    Rev. Francis L. Hudson, 89, of Taylorville, formerly of Mulberry Grove, died at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, at Taylorville Memorial Hospital in Taylorville.

  • Verle ‘Chip’ Trier, 85, St. Elmo

    Verle “Chip” Trier, 85, of St. Elmo, died at 6:37 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, at his home.

    Servcies will be held at 8 p.m. on Tuesday at New Horizon Chruch in St. Elmo. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday at the church. C&A Pagel Funeral Home in St. Elmo was in charge of arrangements. Memorials: St. Elmo Food Pantry, Caring and Sharing, American Cancer Society, American Lung Association or donor’s choice.

  • Ethel M. Shippy, 99, Pana

    Ethel Mae Shippy, 99, of Pana, died at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012, at Prairie Rose Health Care Center in Pana.

  • Dewey M. Bail, 94, St. Elmo

    Dewey M. Bail, 94, of St. Elmo, died at 12:16 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 6, 2012, at Friendship Manor in St. Elmo.

    Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at C&A Pagel Funeral Home in St. Elmo. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery in St. Elmo, with burial rites accored by St. Elmo American Legion Post 420. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday and one hour before services on Wednesday, both at the funeral home. Memorials: First United Methodist Church, Friendship Manor Activity Program or donor’s choice.

  • Pauline Stokes, 89, Brownstown

    Pauline Stokes, 89, of Brownstown, died on Tuesday evening, Aug. 28, 2012, at Fayette County Hospital in Vandalia.

  • Judy Flowers, 87, Taylor Springs

    Judy Flowers, 87, of Taylor Springs, formerly of Fillmore and Vandalia, died on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, at Montgomery Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Taylor Springs.

  • Thomas M. Robertson, 73, Lebanon

    Thomas M. Robertson, 73, of Lebanon, formerly of Brownstown, died at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at Memorial Hospital in Belleville.

    Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday at First Christian Church in Brownstown, with Harvey Waddelow and Zach Strange officiating, and also at 3 p.m. at Berlin Christian Church in Berlin.

  • Wayne A. Stevenson, 66, Vandalia

    Wayne A. Stevenson, 66, of Vandalia, died on Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, in Vandalia.

  • Martin F. Koleno Sr., 91, Brownstown

    Martin F. Koleno Sr., 91, of Brownstown, died at 10:25 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at Friendship Manor in St. Elmo.

  • Kent Hites, 60, Hillsboro

    Kent Hites, 60, of Hillsboro, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012.

    Services will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Hough and Sons Funeral Home in Vandalia, with the Rev. Kenneth Sandlin officiating. Burial will be at a later date at Fairlawn Cemetery in Vandalia. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials: American Cancer Society.