Mrs. Cora Wiley, 83, of Carrier Mills, died Saturday, Sept. 19, 1998 at 7 p.m., in the Carrier Mills Nursing Home.
Mrs. Wiley was born on Feb. 25, 1915 in Carrier Mills, to the late H.D. and Lucy (Bryant) Martin.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Carrier Mills
Surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law, Marie and Tom Bailey of Springfield, and Linda and Jesse Mitchell of Carrier Mills; a daughter-in-law, Stacy Wiley of Algona, Wash.; two sisters, Thressa Sittig and Louise Blackburn, both of Missouri; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews, including Clarence Osburn of Carrier Mills. She was preceded in death by a son, Leo Wiley, seven brothers, and three sisters.
Services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Felty Funeral Home in Carrier Mills, where friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday. The Rev. Victor Long will officiate and burial will be in Salem Cemetery in Carrier Mills.
Narlis A. 'Not' Hodge
Narlis A. "Not" Hodge, 68, of Equality, died at 3:35 a.m., Monday, Sept. 21, 1998 at Harrisburg Medical Center.
He was born on April 24, 1930, in Repton, Ky., to the late James "Peck" and Trude (Dillard) Hodge.
He was a welder for construction.
Surviving are three daughters, Janel Brennan of Peoria, Narleen Owens of Jacksonville, and Carlta Hodge of Galatia; two sons, Jim H. Hodge of Versailles and Russell Hodge of Equality; a brother, Don Hodge of Shawneetown; a sister, Joyce Adrain Frailey of Shawneetown; 13 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, G.D. Hodge and Delmar Hodge.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Vickery Funeral Home Shawneetown Chapel.
James Quinten Moore
James Quinten Moore, 69, of Eichorn, died Saturday, Sept. 19, 1998, at 1:48 a.m. in Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah, Ky.
He is survived by his wife, Louise Moore; three daughters and sons-in-law, Debbie and Jim Rajamaki and Teresa and Terry Golden, all of Herod; and Leona and Jack Hunt, of Golconda; a sister, Mrs. Lowell (Betty) Joiner of Herod; and seven grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Pleas and Bertha (Davis) Moore, two brothers, Garland Moore and Weldon Moore, two sisters, Jewell Cowsert and Ruby Moore, and a granddaughter, Jennifer Hunt.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Monday at Hosick Funeral Home Chapel in Rosiclare, where visitation was held from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Carroll Collins and the Rev. Tony Wayne Harris officiated. Burial was in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery with military rites by American Legion Post No. 571.
Mary A. Webber
Mrs. Mary A. Webber, 92, of Galatia, died at 5:45 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18, 1998 at the Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Galatia.
She was a former Raleigh resident and the widow of the late Bennett Webber. They were married on Sept. 23, 1922, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 22, 1965.
Mrs. Webber was born in Saline County on Feb. 14, 1906, to the late Charley and Sarah (Kittinger) Gunter.
She was a member of Raleigh First Baptist Church and the Galatia Rebekah Lodge.
She was employed as a cook and aide for the State of Illinois and was a telephone operator in Raleigh and Galatia for many years.
Surviving are a daughter, Frankie Karnes of Galatia; 14 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, three sons, Archie L. Webber, Billy G. Webber, and Bobby D. Webber, and a daughter, Shirley I. Corn.
Services were held Monday at 11 a.m. at the Sloan Funeral Home in Galatia, where visitation was held from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Ernest Bradley and the Rev. Scott Johnson officiated. Burial was in Raleigh Masonic Cemetery.
Bonnie R. Garrett
Mrs. Bonnie R. Garrett, 57, of Indianapolis, Ind., formerly of Eldorado, died at the Regency Place Health Care in Greenwood, Ind. on Friday, Sept. 18, 1998.
She married the Rev. Jesse R. Garrett on June 28, 1964 in Eldorado. He survives. Other survivors include a son, Eric R. Garrett of Brazil, Ind.; a daughter, Aimee R. Woodruff of Greenvood, Ind.; a sister, Zelda Fike of Egg Harbor, N.J.; and three grandchildren.
Mrs. Garrett was born on Dec. 28, 1940, in Eldorado, to the late Roy and Syble (Yahne) Passmore.
She was a member of Eldorado Gospel Assembly Church and a 1958 graduate of Eldorado High School.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Gospel Assembly Church. Burial will be in Wolf Creek Cemetery in Eldorado.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Greenwood Chapel in Greenwood.
J. C. Nelson
J. C. Nelson, 71, of 621 W. Charleston St., Harrisburg, died at 3:18 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18, 1998, at Harrisburg Medical Center.
He was a retired mechanic and a World War II Army veteran.
Mr. Nelson was born in Eddyville, Ky. on Jan. 30, 1927, to the late Alfred and Melissa Breshears Nelson.
On Dec. 31, 1954, he married the former Thelma Hayes. She survives along with a son, Steven Nelson, and a daughter, Cheryl Nelson, both of Harrisburg. He was preceded in death by a brother, Raymond Nelson.
Graveside services preceded burial at 1 p.m. Monday at Lindale Cemetery at Eldorado. The Rev. G.E. Coultas officiated.
There was no visitation at J.M. Weirauch Funeral Home in Harrisburg.
Mrs. Mary Davis, 93, died Sunday, Sept. 27, 1998, at her home 612 Big Four St., inldorado.
She was the widow of E. Joe Davis. He preceded her in death in 1961.
Mrs. Davis was formerly a cook. She was born on Sept. 6, 1905, in Stouts Mountain, Ala., to the late George and Elizabeth Walker.
Surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Don and Janet Davis of Eldorado, and David and wife, Jane Davis of Chester; a daughter and son-in-law, Mary Jo and Jack Harrison of Eldorado. She is also survived by grandchildren, Josh Davis; Tina Lynn Davison; Dirk, Bob and Beth Tierney; Kevin and Keith Neal, Cheryl Bartok; Dava Uhls; and Donna Joe Davitz; and two special nieces also survive, Anna Gasaway and Nell Fry, both of Eldorado.
Preceeding her in death were a son, William Davis in 1928, five brothers, John, Bill, Robert, George and Jimmy Walker, and three sisters, Jean Fry, Nell Watson and Elizabeth Walker.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Watson Funeral Home in Eldorado, where friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday. The Rev. Barry Winders will officiate and burial will be in Wolf Creek Cemetery at Eldorado.
Memorials may be made to Star General Baptist Church Building Fund, Eldorado First Baptist Church Building Fund or to the hospice and may be left at the funeral home.
Dorothy Lucille Elam
Dorothy Lucille Elam, 65, a resident of Fountainview Nursing Home in Eldorado, died at 5:35 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, 1998, in Ferrell Hospital at Eldorado.
She was born on May 24, 1933, in Pope County, to the late Walter and Edith (Fulgham) Elam.
Surviving are two brothers, Ronnie Elam of Harrisburg and Russell Elam of Marion; two sisters, Barbara Barnes and LaVerne Kingston, both of Eldorado; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her sister Joanne Morris.
Services were held at 11 a.m. Monday at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg, where visitation was held from 9 to 11 a.m. The Rev. Harold Williams officiated and burial was in Sunset Lawn Cemetery in Harrisburg.