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Gerald Carter

Gerald R. Carter, 71, of Lincoln died at 9:35 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2001, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

His funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, at Holland and Barry Funeral Home in Lincoln, with the Rev. Robert Baker officiating.

Burial will be in Harmony Cemetery, Beason.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Carter retired in 1994 after farming in Logan, Sangamon and Menard counties.

He was born Nov. 30, 1929, in Litchfield, Ky., to Lester B. and Esther Edith Gaither Carter. He married Doris J. Behrens on Oct. 22, 1949, at the Methodist church in Middletown.

Surviving Carter are his wife, of Lincoln; one daughter, Mary Laesch of Mount Pulaski; two sons, Kenneth Carter of Chestnut and James Carter of Chicago; two brothers, Lester Carter of Athens and Harold Carter of Williamsville; five sisters, Jereline Long of Seymour, Ind., Eileen Grampp of Williamsville, JoAnn Tibbs of Williamsville, Yvonne Dobey of St. Peters, Mo., and Carolyn Bishop of Grand Ledge, Mich.; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers, Bernard, Neil, Sheryl J. and an infant.

He was a member of Beason United Methodist Church and Elks Club of Lincoln.

Memorials may be made to Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.


F. Leigh Berry

F. Leigh Berry, 82, of Mount Pulaski died at 8 a.m. Tuesday, July 31, 2001, at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.

His funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mount Pulaski, with Bill Shanle officiating.

Burial, with military rites, will be in Steenbergen Cemetery, rural Mount Pulaski.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3, at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mount Pulaski.

Berry was a retired farmer and carpenter.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

He was born May 27, 1919, in Mount Pulaski to Glen and Ruth Coats Berry. He married Rena McAfee on May 25, 1947, in Lincoln.

Surviving Berry are his wife, of Mount Pulaski; one daughter, Pat Woodard (and Tom) of Bloomington; one son, Mike Berry (and Darlene) of Mount Pulaski; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one sister, one brother and one great-grandson.

He was a member of Mount Pulaski American Legion Post 447.

Memorials may be made to the donorís choice.

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M. Avis Peacock

M. Avis Peacock, 86, of Lincoln died at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2001, at the Christian Village.

Her funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3, at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, with Tim Searby officiating.

Visitation will be one hour before the service.

Visitation in Woodbine, Iowa, will be from 1 to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6, at the Faust Funeral Home. A graveside service will be at 1:30 p.m. at the Woodbine Cemetery.

Mrs. Peacock was a former beauty operator and secretary who sold travel trailers.

She was born Sept. 28, 1914, in Dunlap, Iowa, to Roy and Helen Hubbard Thompson. She married Lloyd Mefferd in 1934. He died April 17, 1989. She married Robert Peacock in December of 1989. He died Dec. 30, 1993.

Surviving are two daughters, Marlene Bragg (and Jerry) of Lincoln and Marjean Deliduka (and George) of Coon Rapids, Minn.; one brother, Ivan Thompson of Storm Lake, Iowa; one sister, Opal DuBois of Spencer, Iowa; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by one brother, Earl.

She attended Lincoln Christian Church and Sunday School.

Memorials may be made to her church.

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