Obituaries for Sunday, February 14, 2016
ATHENS, Ga. – Katherine Andert, born Nov. 17, 1919, in Lisbon, Ohio, to Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth M. Parsley Sr., died Friday, Feb. 5, 2016.
ST. LOUIS – A celebration of life service for Betty Binch of St. Louis, formerly of Champaign, will be at 11 a.m. March 12 in the Kirkwood United Methodist Church chapel, Kirkwood, Mo. She passed away on Jan. 8, 2016.
DANVILLE – Craig Madden Chambers, 79, of Danville left us peacefully on Monday (Feb. 8, 2016) at Presence United Samaritans Medical Center in Danville.
ATWOOD – Elizabeth J. "Betty" Fombelle Harshbarger, 88, of Arthur, formerly of Atwood, passed away at 3:05 p.m. Friday (Feb. 12, 2016) at Memorial Medical Center, Springfield.
URBANA – Betty E. (Carpenter) Hill of Urbana passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday (Feb. 9, 2016).
CAMARGO – Charles Hodgson Jr., 74, of Camargo died at 6:08 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 11, 2016) at his residence.
RANTOUL – Barbara James, 93, of Rantoul passed away unexpectedly on Friday afternoon (Feb. 12, 2016). Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, at Rantoul American Lutheran Church with visitation from 9:30 till 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow in Eden Park Cemetery.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Catherine "Joann" Ryden Keenan, 83, passed away on Jan. 15, 2016, at Baptist Hospital in Louisville, Ky., with her children at her side.
URBANA – Kathryn Colby Kirchgesner, 74, of Urbana passed away on Thursday (Feb. 11, 2016) at Country Health Care & Rehab, Gifford.
CHAMPAIGN – Frank C. Lipscomb, 82, of Champaign died at 9:45 p.m. Friday (Feb. 12, 2016) in Heartland Healthcare, Champaign. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Leek & Sons Funeral Home, 304 E. Williams St., Danville.
MATTOON – Martha L. Marquette, 96, of Mattoon died at 9:58 a.m. Saturday (Feb. 13, 2016) in Mattoon Health Care. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Shrader Funeral Home, 204 N. Locust St., Arcola.
CHRISMAN – Marjorie L. (Johnson) Meloy, 95, of Danville passed away at 5:12 a.m. Thursday (Feb. 11, 2016) at Pleasant Meadows Senior Living in Chrisman. She was finally able to rejoin her beloved husband Allen for eternity.
TILTON – Paul G. Smalley, 64, of Tilton passed away at 3:05 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 10, 2016) at Presence United Samaritans Medical Center in Danville.
MAHOMET – Donald E. Wilson, 75, of Mahomet, formerly of LeRoy, died at 11:40 p.m. Friday (Feb. 12, 2016) in Manor Court, Clinton. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, 101 W. Center St., LeRoy.