Obituaries for Wednesday, July 29, 2015
CHAMPAIGN – Willie Bailey, 64, of Champaign died at 9:32 p.m. Saturday, July 18, 2015, at Presence Covenant Medical Center, Urbana.
CHAMPAIGN – James L. Bartholomew, 81, of Champaign died at 5:37 p.m. Monday (July 27, 2015) in Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Morgan Memorial Home, 1304 Regency Drive West, Savoy.
URBANA – Services to celebrate the life of James Dwayne Brown, 39, of Urbana will be at noon Thursday, July 30, 2015, at the Grove Street Church of God in Christ, 501 E. Grove St., Champaign, with the Bishop Robert L. Perry Jr. officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to service at the church.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Timothy D. Dockery, 49, of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Urbana, died Wednesday, July 22, 2015, near his home. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Perry's Twin City Mortuary Service, Champaign.
URBANA – Cheryl Hall, 58, of Urbana died at 1:23 p.m. Tuesday (July 28, 2015) in Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Owens Funeral Home, 101 N. Elm St., Champaign.
Mount Pulaski – Christine M. Heinkel, 59, of Mount Pulaski died at 4:55 a.m. Monday (July 27, 2015) at her son's home in Oreana. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at Calvert Funeral Home in Argenta. Pastor Wray Offermann will officiate. Burial will be in Friend's Creek Cemetery, Argenta. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 31, at the funeral home.
HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE, Ark. – Homer Ray Isenhower died Friday (July 24, 2015) at the age of 96.
POTOMAC – Vernon McGuffee, 88, of Potomac died at 5:05 a.m. Monday (July 27, 2015) in Presence Covenant Medical Center, Urbana. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 30, at Blurton Funeral Home, 400 N. Vermilion St., Potomac. Military rites for the veteran will be accorded. Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
URBANA – Mrs. Bessie Mock, 99, of Urbana, a beloved wife, mother, sister and a very special person in the lives of many, will be remembered in celebratory services at noon Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, at Grove Street Church of God in Christ, 501 E. Grove St., Champaign. The Rev. D.L. Jenkins will officiate. Mrs. Mock will await the resurrection in Lincoln Memorial Gardens in Urbana, along with other family members. Visitation will commence one hour prior to services at the church.
DANVILLE – Leona M. Perez, 70, of Danville died at 8:02 a.m. Sunday (July 26, 2015) at home. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at Sunset's Houghton-Leasure Funeral Home, 200 E. West St., Georgetown. Pastor James Blue will officiate. Burial will be in Georgetown Cemetery, Georgetown. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
CHAMPAIGN – Corey Pope, 44, of Champaign, formerly of Peoria, died at 11:57 p.m. Monday, July 20, 2015, at the Presence Covenant Medical Center emergency room in Urbana.
LUDLOW – Charles Bernard Swanson, 88, of Paxton, formerly of Ludlow, died at 7:05 a.m. Sunday (July 26, 2015) at the Illinois Knights Templar Home, Paxton.
WESTVILLE – Thomas E. White, 62, of Westville died at 3:20 p.m. Saturday (July 25, 2015) at Gardenview Manor Nursing Home in Tilton. Funeral services will be at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 231 N. State St., Westville. Father Timothy Sauppe will officiate. Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the church. According to the deceased's wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. Arrangements are by Rortvedt Funeral Services, 3 S. Hodge St., Tilton.
FARMER CITY – Matthew "Matt" Arthur Yeagle, 52, of Farmer City died at 8:35 a.m. Monday (July 27, 2015) at his residence. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, 106 N. Main St., Farmer City.