Robert Eugene “Shorty” Algood, 76, of Camden, N.C. died Nov. 27, 2002 in his home.
The Twifor Funeral Home in Elizabeth City, N.C. was in charge of arrangements.
Born Nov. 27, 1926 in Sullivan, he was the son of Roy E. and Leafy M. Algood. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and, before retiring, was a member of the V.F.W. William Clarence Jackson Post #6060 and the Fleet Reserve.
Survivors include sons, Craig D. Algood and Kerry L. Algood, both of Raleigh, N.C., and Keith Algood of Kitty Hawk, N.C.; daughters, Brenda G. Algood of Camden, N.C. and Lisa A. Lauria of Clayton, N.C.; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Two brothers preceded him in death.
Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society or William Clarence Jackson Post #6060, in care of his daughter Brenda G. Algood, 159 Scotland Rd., Camden, N.C.
Services for James Michael Conlin, 88, of Arthur were held at 10 a.m. today (Wednesday) in the Immaculate Conception Church in Mattoon. Burial was in the Calvary Cemetery in Mattoon with the Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral Home in Mattoon in charge of arrangements.
He died at 6:05 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1, 2002 in the Sullivan Health Care Center in Sullivan.
Born Dec. 11, 1913 in Arthur, he was a son of Jerry J. and Anna Leo Ryan Conlin. He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, was a retired farmer and provided taxi service to the Amish until June 2002. He married Bertha Alice Johnson.
Survivors include sons, Larry Conlin of Bethany, Tim Conlin of Sullivan and Tom Conlin of Arthur; daughters, Shirley Hale of Arthur, Debbie Lawhorn of Mattoon and Linda Welday of Wadsworth, Ohio; stepson, Mark Bradshaw of Kentucky; 16 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Two brothers, two sisters and a stepson preceded him in death.
Memorials to the James Conlin Memorial Fund are suggested.
Services for James Dearnbarger, 76, of Sullivan were held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Sullivan. Burial was in Greenhill Cemetery in Sullivan.
He died at 2:50 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2002 in Eastview Terrace in Sullivan.
Born May 26, 1926 in Chesterville, he was a son of Lewis and Rose Lamb Dearnbarger. He was retired from the Brown Shoe Co. in Sullivan and was a member of the Highway Church of Christ in Sullivan.
Survivors include three sisters, Roxie Patrick of Mattoon and Barbara Hincher and Ruth Bolen, both of Springfield.
One brother, one sister and one half sister preceded him in death.
Memorials to the Highway Church of Christ are suggested.
Services for Mrs. John (Cecilia Diane Roberts) Oliver, 56, of Springfield were held at 11 a.m. today (Wednesday) in the Greater Apostolic Church of Christ in Springfield. Burial was in Camp Butler National Cemetery.
She died at 11:35 a.m. Friday, Nov. 29, 2002 in the Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.
Born Feb. 1, 1946 in Decatur, she was a daughter of Elmer and Betty Cox Roberts. She was a member of the Greater Apostolic Church of Christ, worked as a nanny in Springfield for many years and worked as a real estate entrepreneur. She married John Oliver, and he died in 1997.
Survivors include sons, Martin Warden and Joseph Jones, both of Springfield, and Kenneth Morgan of Decatur; mother, Betty Roberts of Decatur; brothers, James Roberts of Decatur and Timothy Roberts of Lovington; sisters, Marilyn Gifford of Greenville, Judy Peifer of Oreana and Theresa Roberts and Toni McTaggart, both of Springfield; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Memorials to the Cecilia Diane Oliver Fund in care of James Roberts are suggested.
Ronald L. Pedigo of Eastanollee, Ga. died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2002 in the N.E. Medical Center in Gainesville, Ga.
A private memorial service for the former Sullivan resident will be held at a later date with arrangements by the McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Sullivan.
Born April 18, 1937, he was a son of Gentry and Agnes Wooley Pedigo. He served six years in the U.S. Navy and was a restaurant owner and manager in Illinois and Georgia until ill health forced his retirement. He was a member of the Church of God.
Survivors include a daughter, Rhonda Sparrius of Pekin; his mother of Eastanollee, Ga.; brothers, Roger Pedigo of Fairhope, Ala. and Gerald Pedigo of Mattoon; sisters, Betty Sanders of Eastanollee, Dottie Uselton of Lavonia, Ga. and Carolyn Neira of Burford, Ga.; and two grandchildren.
His father and three brothers preceded him in death.
Services for Lulu Marie Shipman, 98, of Sullivan were held at 10:30 a.m. Monday in the McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Sullivan. Burial was in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Bethany.
She died at 3:15 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, 2002 in the Sullivan Health Care Center in Sullivan.
Born Feb. 18, 1904 in Moultrie County, she was a daughter of Godfrey and Annie Butts Shipman. She was a member of the Oak Grove Baptist Church in Bethany.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews.
Three brothers and two sisters preceded her in death.
Memorials to the donor’s choice are suggested.
Mrs. Eurice (Retha O. Wilson) Horner, 90, of Sullivan died at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, 2002 in Eastview Terrace in Sullivan.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday in the Reed Funeral Home in Sullivan with the Rev. Dr. Garry Gromley officiating. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time. Burial will be in the Glenwood Cemetery in Shelbyville.
Retha was born Sept. 16, 1912 in Shelbyville, the daughter of Luther and Lula Kimmel Wilson. She had owned the Mongomery Ward Catalog Store in Sullivan from 1974 to 1977 and had been the site supervisor for the Peace Meal Program at the Sullivan Senior Center, a member of RSVP, was a member of the Mattoon United Methodist Church, Mattoon Eastern Star and White Shrine and worked with the Mattoon Rainbow Girls. She married Eurice Eugene Horner Sept. 14, 1930 in Shelby County, and he preceded her in death Jan. 9, 1977.
Surviving are her daughter, Mrs. Carol Jent and her husband Lonnie of Sullivan; brother, Forest Wilson and his wife Jane of Shelbyville; sister, Evelyn Jones and her husband Robert of Shelbyville; and grandson, Doug Jent of Sullivan.
Memorials to the donor’s choice are suggested.
Graveside services for Joseph Delpino, 81, of Sullivan were held at 2 p.m. Monday in Greenhill Cemetery in Sullivan with the Reed Funeral Home in Sullivan in charge of arrangements.
He died at 7:15 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 22, 2002 in his residence.
Born Jan. 20, 1921 in Bari, Italy, he was the son of Frank and Julia Delpino. He was a retired maintenance worker at the McHenry Hospital in McHenry, was a member of George A. Sentel Masonic Lodge #764 and was of the Catholic faith. He married Nancy Ramacciotti April 14, 1946 in Lansing, and she survives.
Other survivors include his children, Julia Delpino of Oswego, Emma Graham of Woodstock, Frank Delpino of Greycliff, Mont. and Arlene Whitney of Chicago; brothers and sisters, Mike Delpino, Dominick Delpino, Grace Spinato, Francis McCarthy, Angeline Delpino and Mary Delpino, all of Chicago; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.