Allene Bebout Taylor
Mrs. Allene Bebout Taylor, 71, of Rural Route 1, Golconda, died at 5:25 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25, 1998, in Pope County at her home.
She married Jesse Taylor on May 26, 1946. He survives along with two daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and David Glover and Wilma and Douglas Hutchinson, all of East Peoria; a sister, Florence Cummins of Golconda; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She was born on Jan. 23, 1927, in Pope County, to the late James and Lou (Milligan) Bebout. She was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Carl Wayne Taylor, and seven brothers.
Mrs. Taylor was a member of Dutton Chapel Church.
Services were held Monday, Sept. 28, 1998, at 11 a.m. at Dutton Chapel Church. The Rev. Bud Hicks and the Rev. Bob Patton officiated and burial was in Dutton Chapel Cemetery.
Visitation was held at Aly Funeral Home in Eddyville Sunday night and at the church after 10 a.m. Monday until service time.
Kathryn 'Peggy' Harrelson
Mrs. Kathryn "Peggy" Harrelson, 70, wife of Carroll "Smokey" Harrelson, of Ridgway, died Saturday, Sept. 26, 1998, in St. Mary's Hospital in Evansville, Ind.
She was born in Cromwell, Ky. on April 13, 1928, to the late John and Marie (Taylor) O'Neal.
Mrs. Harrelson was a member of the Equality Social Brethren Church.
She married Mr. Harrelson on May 26, 1954.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Carroll and Debbie Harrelson Jr. of Ridgway; two daughters and a son-in-law, Hazel and Jerry Potts of Eldorado and Mary Krikie of Sturgis, Ky.; three brothers, Carl O'Neal of Dade, Fla., Ray O'Neal and William O'Neal, both of Ridgway; a half-brother, John O'Neal of Ridgway, a half-sister, Norma Dunk of Junction; a foster daughter, Deane Sisk of Equality and grandchildren Greg and Jimmy Krikie, Gary and Jerry Lee Potts, Amy Young, Chrissy Williams and Tami Baker; and great-grandchildren, Dylan, Dakota, Morgan, Hannah, Casey, Brooke, Cody, Cole, Chase, Stetson, Shelby, and Dusty.
She was preceded in death by a son, Jim Krikie, a brother, Jim O'Neal; a sister, Tilda O'Neal; and a great-grandchild, Chealse.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Cox and Son Funeral Home in Ridgway, where friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Monday. The Rev. Bill Jones will officiate and burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery at Equality.
John L. Ewell
John L. Ewell, 71, of 327 W. Lincoln St., Harrisburg, died at 4:15 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, 1998,at his residence.
He was born on May 24, 1927, in Saline County to the late Bernice and Thelma Charlene (Blades) Ewell.
He was a Sahara Coal miner and a Navy veteran of World War II.
On Jan. 16, 1948, he married the former Florence Gidcumb. She survives. Other survivors include three brothers, Bill Ewell of Burkburnett, Texas; James and wife, Carol Ewell of Mount Vernon, and Harold Wayne and wife, Karen Ewell of Galatia; two sisters, Dorothy Nell Stricklin of Harrisburg and Shelby Whitlock of Eldorado.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Cletus Ewell, and two sisters, Ella Bernice Ewell and Jerri Janice Ewell, preceded him in infancy.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Gaskins Funeral Home in Harrisburg, where friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday. The Rev. Don Nelson will officiate and burial will be in Sunset Lawn Cemetery.
Lawrence R. 'Lonnie' Braddy
Lawrence R. "Lonnie" Braddy, 60, of Calumet City, died Friday, Sept. 25, 1998 at 3:37 a.m. in Hammond, Ind.
Mr. Braddy was born in Hartford on Nov. 18, 1937 to William and Pauline (Stevens) Braddy. In October 1959, he married in Alton the former Barbara Murphy. She survives.
He was a member of the Hammond Moose Lodge.
Mr. Braddy was preceded in death by his father.
In addition to his wife, Barbara, he is survived by his mother, Pauline, of Galatia; a son, Lonnie Braddy of Berwyn; two daughters and sons-in-law, Jo Lynn and John Baggerly of Rensselaer, Ind., and Susan and Darrin Kooiker of Calumet City, and four grandchildren.
Services will be conducted by Rev. Kenny Stevens, at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Sloan Funeral Home in Galatia where friends may call on Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Raleigh Masonic Cemetery.
Lester Lee, 79, of 5555 Hwy. 13 W. of Harrisburg, died at 3:23 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, 1998 at Harrisburg Medical Center.
He was born on Jan. 19, 1919.
He is survived by his wife, the former Dorothy Kinsey.
Further family details and funeral arrangements will be announced later from Gaskins Funeral Home in Harrisburg. John E. Hays
John E. Hays, 75, of 616 S. Land St., Harrisburg, died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 1998, in Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind.
He was born on May 18, 1923.
Surviving is his wife, the former Mildred Thacker. Further family details and funeral arrangements will be announced later from the Gaskins Funeral Home in Harrisburg.
Marty Pyle, 56, died 7 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, 1998 at his home, 107 Maple St., Carrier Mills.
He was born on April 11, 1942, in Carrier Mills to the late John C. and Hazel (Martin) Pyle.
He was an Army veteran and a member of the Carrier Mills American Legion Post.
Surviving are two sons, Tom Pyle of Lincoln, Mich., and Jon Pyle of Whitefish, Mont.; a granddaughter, Ashley Ann Pyle of Lincoln; a sister, Evanell Graves of Attica, Mich.; and his brother, James Pyle of Goodrich, Mich. He was preceded in death by his daughter Angela Pyle.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Felty Funeral Home in Carrier Mills, where friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery with military rites by the Carrier Mills and Harrisburg American Legion posts.
Rondal Eugene Maloney Sr.
Rondal Eugene Maloney Sr., 84, of Tuscon, Ariz., formerly of Ridgway, died Monday, Sept. 28, 1998, in Tuscon.
He was born in Ridgway, on Feb. 6, 1914, to the late Joseph O. and Lillie (Jones) Maloney.
He was a retired farmer and a retired switchman from the P.& P.U. Railroad.
On Jan. 9, 1933, he married the former Lucille Fulton. She preceded him in death in November 1958. He then married to the former Frances Kimble in September1971 and she preceded him in death on Feb. 6, 1998.
Surviving are two sons, Rondal Maloney Jr. of Anna Dale, Va., and Carroll Maloney of Groveland; four sisters, Louise Seiner of East Alton, Dorothy Hedges of Wood River, Catherine Hargrave of Omaha, and Bernice Franich of Warden; a brother, William "Pete" Maloney of Wood River; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a son, Rondal Keith Maloney, a brother, Charles Maloney, and a sister, Eva Webb.
There will be no visitation at Cox and Son Funeral Home in Ridgway. A graveside service will precede burial at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, 1998, at Jones Cemetery in Ridgway. Those attending should go directly to the cemetery.
Mrs. Malinda Ledbetter, 91, of New Haven, died at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, 1998 at Carmi Skilled Care.
She married McKinley Ledbetter in 1925. He preceded her in death in 1989.
Mrs. Ledbetter was born in Gallatin County on Nov. 16, 1906, to the late Wiley and Rosa (Goforth) Bean.
Surviving are a daughter, Judy Sturgal of Carmi; a sister, Melbra Holtzclaw of Evansville, Ind.; four brothers, Raymond Bean of Carrier Mills, Mac Bean of Beckmeyer, Chalon Bean of Olney, and Calvin Bean of New Haven; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Corean Pettyjohn; nine brothers and sisters, and a grandson.
Graveside services will be precede burial at 11 a.m. Saturday at Union Ridge Cemetery in New Haven. Those attending should go directly to the cemetery.
Visitation will be Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Cox and Son Funeral Home in New Haven.
Graveside services for Mrs. Malinda Ledbetter, 91, of New Haven, will precede burial at 11 a.m. Saturday at Union Ridge Cemetery in New Haven. Those attending should go directly to the cemetery.
Visitation will be Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Cox and Son Funeral Home in New Haven.
Mrs. Ledbetter, widow of McKinley Ledbetter, died at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, 1998 at Carmi Skilled Care. Rondal Eugene Maloney Sr.
Graveside services for Rondal Eugene Maloney Sr., 84, of Tuscon, Ariz., will precede burial at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3. Those attending should go directly to the cemetery.
Orpha Frances Braden
Mrs. Orpha Frances Braden, 88, of Galatia, died at 12:45 a.m., Oct. 1, 1998 at her residence.
She married John Robert Braden on Feb. 13, 1929, in Mount Vernon. He survives.
Mrs. Braden was born on April 29, 1910, in Williamson County, to the late Gus and Nora (Chase) Newman.
She was a member of Brushy Fork Primitive Baptist Church in Harco.
She was preceded in death by a son, Larry Gene Braden, an infant son, Robert Newman Braden, a brother, Ralph Greeney, and a sister, Ruth Travelstead.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Sloan Funeral Home in Galatia, where friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday. The Rev. John Odell and the Rev. Mervin Drake will officiate. Burial will be in Brushy Cemetery in Harco.