Johnson, 88, of Peoria, formerly of Washington (Ill.), died at 6:45
p.m. Friday, April 6, 2001, at Proctor Homes in Peoria.
funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 12, 2001, at
Union Cemetery, Lincoln. The Rev. John Throop will officiate.
memorial service will be at a later date at Proctor Home.
will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, April 12, at Kerrigan Funeral
Home in Lincoln.
Johnson was a homemaker, and according to her family, she was “a
loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend to all who knew her.”
was born Nov. 25, 1912, in Athens to John and Edith (Turnbull) Knox.
She married James L. Johnson on March 15, 1941, in St. Charles, Mo.
Mrs. Johnson are her husband, of Peoria; two daughters, J. Elizabeth Singer of Naples, Fla.,
and Barbara E. Johnson of Harwich, Mass.; and four grandchildren.
brother preceded her in death.
was a member of Washington Presbyterian Church in Washington and a
former member of Methodist Hospital Service League in Peoria.
may be made to J.C. Proctor Health Care Endowment Fund, 2724 W.
Reservoir Blvd., Peoria, IL 61615.
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S. Murray, 59, of Springfield died at 5 p.m. Monday, April 9, 2001,
at his home. He was a Springfield resident since 1968.
services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 12, at Staab Funeral
Home in Springfield, with the Rev. Richard Chiola officiating.
was Wednesday evening at the funeral home.
was one of the founding faculty members at Lincoln Land Community
College, where he was a professor of art for 31 years.
was born in Lincoln on June 21, 1941, to Francis and Irene (Hagan)
Murray. He married Ellen M. McLernon on June 18, 1966.
Murray are his wife, of Springfield; two daughters, Julie (Albert)
Murray Brooks of Roselle and Ann Margwen (Barry) Lamb of
Springfield; three grandchildren, Darren James and Jeremy Philip
Lamb and Isabelle Murray Brooks; one brother, T. Michael Murray of
San Clemente, Calif.; and several uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and
was preceded in death by his parents.
was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church, the pastoral advisory
council and the board of Blessed Sacrament School.
was involved in Theatre Centre of Springfield and Muni Opera, a
member of the Liturgical Art Festival board, Prairie Art Alliance,
Springboard board of directors, Illinois Community College board
advisory panel and Illinois Higher Education Art Association. He was
awarded Professor Emeritus. He served as judge at the Sangamon
County Fair (1990-2000), Old Capitol Art Fair selection and the
Liturgical Art Festival exhibit.
was a graduate of the University of Illinois, where he received his
BFA and MA degrees.
lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lincoln Land Community
College Foundation, in care of the Fine Arts Department.