Services for Donald Joseph Donaldson, 70, of Shelbyville were held at 10:30 a.m. today (Wednesday) in the Howe & Yockey Funeral Home in Shelbyville. Burial was in the Glenwood Cemetery in Shelbyville.
He died at 8:20 a.m. Friday, May 26, 2000 in his home.
Born July 22, 1929 in Shelbyville, he was a son of Amos and Bertha Donaldson Smith. He was employed for 16 years by the city of Shelbyville working at Forest Park. He married Pearl Helen Whitehead Oct. 29, 1950, and she survives.
Other survivors include sons, Joe, Elvin and David Donaldson, all of Shelbyville; daughters, June Donaldson and Mary Faye Goodrich, both of Shelbyville, and Ann Conlin of Sullivan; sister, Marie Davis of Snohomish, Wash.; and five granddaughters.
One son and one brother preceded him in death.
Services for Clyde Glenn Good, 78, of Arcola were held at 2 p.m. today (Wednesday) in the Edwards Funeral Home in Arcola. Burial was in the Arcola Cemetery.
He died at 10:37 a.m. Saturday, May 27, 2000 in the Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Coles County.
Born Sept. 18, 1921 in Red Boiling Springs, Tenn., he was a son of John W. and Ellar Brandon Good. He was a member of the Kemp Church of Christ. He married Omie Alene Gammons Dec. 12, 1941 in Arcola, and she died March 10, 1994.
Survivors include sons, Roger Good of Mahomet and Gene Good of Sullivan; daughter, Mrs. Bill (Barbara) Taylor of Laguna Niguel, Cal.; brothers, Dan Good of Arcola and Earl Good of Mattoon; sister, Mrs. Leon (Edith) Gale of Mattoon, Gearldean Harris of Champaign and Marie Armour of Goodlettsville, Tenn.; four grandchildren; five step grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; and one step great-grandchild.
The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society or the Kemp Church of Christ.
Services for Joseph Eli Hochstetler, 12, of Sullivan were held at 9 a.m. Sunday in the family residence in rural Sullivan. Burial was in the Yoder Cemetery in rural Arthur with the Edwards Funeral Home in Arcola in charge of arrangements.
He died at 12:52 a.m. Thursday, May 25, 2000 in St. Mary’s Hospital in Decatur.
Born Aug. 21, 1987 in Decatur, he was a son of Kenneth Eugene and Marian Kay Hochstetler Hochstetler. He was a member of the Old Order Amish Faith.
Survivors include his parents of Sullivan; brother, John Earl Hochstetler of Sullivan; sister, Carol Ann Hochstetler of Sullivan; grandparents, Monroe J. and Ruby Hochstetler of Sullivan and Earl and Erma Hochstetler of Nappanee, Ind.; and great-grandmother, Sarah Kauffman of Goshen, Ind.
One sister preceded him in death.
Graveside services for Joshua Ray Kirkley, 19, of Findlay were held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Neoga Memorial Cemetery in Neoga with the Swengel-O’Dell Funeral Home in Neoga in charge of arrangements.
He died at 10:40 p.m. Friday, May 26, 2000 as the result of injuries in an auto accident.
Born Aug. 5, 1980 in Coles County, he was a son of Rick L. and Rhonda R. Brown Kirkley. He was employed by Agri-Fab in Sullivan.
Survivors include a son, Jacob J. Kirkley of Mattoon; his parents of Findlay; brother, Ryan J. Kirkley and Jeremy E. Kirkley, both of Findlay; sister, Rachel R. Betts of Sullivan; grandparents, Jim and Wanda Brown of Neoga and Leland and Joan Kirkley of Mattoon; and great-grandparents, Cora L. Brown of Chrisman and Ray Dube of Hedgesville, W.Va.
Graveside services for Rebecca Jo Otto, infant daughter of Norman J. and Carolyn E. Miller Otto of Arcola, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Miller Cemetery in rural Arthur.
She died at 2:48 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, 2000 in the Provena Covenant Medical Center in Urbana.
Survivors include her parents; brothers, Duane Allen Otto, Gary Dale Otto and Lynford Ray Otto, all at home; sisters, Kristina Marie Otto and Loretta Ann Otto, both at home; grandparents, Jerry and Anna Marie Otto Jr. of Arcola and Eli A. and Mattie J. Miller of Arthur; and great-grandfather, Menno J. Chupp of Arthur.
Graveside services for Landus River Sims, infant son of Bradley and Julie Smith Sims of Lexington, Ky. were held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, May 22, in the Lexington Cemetery.
He died May 14, 2000 in the Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Ky.
Survivors include his parents; brothers, Cyrus Schoonover of Lexington, Ky. and Tyler Sims of Shelbyville; sisters, Michele Sims of Shelbyville and Bonnie and Emily Schoonover, both of Lexington, Ky.; and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Smith and Marty Sims, all of Sullivan.
The family suggests memorials to Brad and Julie Skims, 3352 Hartston, Lexington, KY 40515.
Funeral services for Lawrence E. Abraham, 90, of Moweaqua were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Bethany. Burial was in the Pleasantview Cemetery in Assumption.
He died at 5:35 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, 2001 in the Moweaqua Nursing Home in Moweaqua.
Mr. Abraham was born April 7, 1910 in Shelby County, the son of Ross and Nema Primmer Abraham. He was a retired farmer, former Shelby County supervisor for 12 years and a former chief of police in Assumption. He married Dorothy D. Myers Feb. 19, 1930 in Shelby County, and she preceded him in death Aug. 19, 1981.
Surviving is a daughter, Marilyn Vilmure and husband Bob of Shelbyville; son-in-law, Ed Snow of Scottsdale, Ariz.; brother, Blaine Abraham of Findlay; grandsons, Robert Vilmure and wife Brenda of Bethany, Dan Vilmure and wife Barbara of Argenta, Tom Snow of Champaign and Terry Snow of Scottsdale, Ariz.; granddaughters, Jo Beth Marshall and husband Brett of Bethany, Susan Enz and husband Todd of Argenta and Jill Smelzer of Algonguin; and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one sister Opal B. Atkinson and one daughter, Eleanor L. Snow.
The family suggests memorials to the Bethany Fire & Ambulance Service or the Bethany Peace Meal.
L. Lorene Angel, 79, of Sarasota, Fla. died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2001.
Services for the former Decatur resident were held at 1 p.m. Thursday in Brintlinger’s Funeral Home in Decatur with visitation one hour before the funeral and 1 p.m. Order of Eastern Star services. Burial will be in Macon County Memorial Park in Harristown.
Born June 17, 1921, she was the daughter of William W. Cowger and Olie S. Richardson of Dalton City. She was formerly employed by Montgomery Ward & Co. and retired from J.C. Penney Co., having worked in the office in both stores. She was a past matron of Guiding Light Chapter 1016 Order of the Eastern Star in Decatur. She married Jesse W. Angel Aug. 30, 1941, and he died April 12, 1987.
Survivors include sons, Jesse W. Angel Jr. of Warrensburg, and Larry L. Angel Sr. of Sarasota; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Five sisters and one brother preceded her in death.
The family suggests memorials to the Illini Chapter Order of Eastern Star or to the Warrensburg Rescue Squad.