C. Morehead, 59, of Lincoln died at 7:35 p.m. Saturday, May 26,
2001, at his home.
services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 30, at Holland and Barry
Funeral Home in Lincoln, with Tim Searby officiating.
with military honors, will be in New Union Cemetery, Lincoln.
was 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
worked in law enforcement throughout his life. He was employed by
the Illinois Department of Corrections for 26 years and retired as
Chief of the Jail and Detention Standard. He previously worked for
the Lincoln Police Department, served as a deputy for the Logan
County Sheriff’s Office and worked in the Investigative Division
of the Illinois Secretary of State’s Office. After retirement, he
served as a part-time court bailiff and as courthouse security for
served in the U.S. Army from 1960 to 1968 in the Criminal
was born April 24, 1942, in Lincoln to Milo D. and Mary Catherine
(King) Morehead. He married Mary Rose (Hickey) McCain on May 4,
1971, in Lincoln.
are his wife, of Lincoln; his mother, of Lincoln; one son, Aaron
(Sara) McCain of Lincoln; one granddaughter, Molly McCain of
Lincoln; two brothers, Milo D. Morehead of Springfield and Donald K.
Morehead of Salem, Ore; and two stepbrothers, Robert Milleville of
Springfield and Donald Milleville of St. Peters, Mo.
was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Mount Pulaski.
may be made to the police memorial for the state of Illinois.
Morehead was very involved in that project.
Sherril Routson, 69, of New Holland died at 4:40 p.m. Saturday, May
26, 2001, at his home.
services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, at Holland and
Barry Funeral Home in Lincoln, with Tom Gerdts officiating. Burial
will be in Old Union Cemetery, Lincoln.
was a carpenter. He worked through the Carpenter’s Union of
was born July 29, 1931, in Lincoln to Clifford McKinley and Neva
Marie (Shull) Routson. He married Phyllis Stiles on June 1, 1957, in
Routson are his wife, in New Holland; two sons, Mark and Doug
Routson, both of Lincoln; four grandchildren, Laura Beth Routson,
Jason Lee Routson, Darrin James Routson and Conner Douglas Routson;
and one sister, Marcella Wilson of Lincoln.
was a member of Lincoln Christian Church and Gold Wing Road Runners
Association, Chapter "P," of Lincoln.
may be made to the American Cancer Association.
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Jean Hedrick, 65, of Lincoln died at 8:45 a.m. Sunday, May 27, 2001,
at her home.
memorial service will be Wednesday, May 30, at CJ’s Restaurant in
Emden. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. at the restaurant.
Hedrick owned CJ’s Restaurant in Emden.
was born June 21, 1935, in Lincoln to George and Maude Elizabeth (Loeffler)
Hartzell Sr. She married Edward Leckrone on April 7, 1951, in
Clinton. She later married Floyd Hedrick in Lincoln on Oct. 25,
are her husband, Floyd Hedrick, of Lincoln; six sons, Michael (Jo)
Leckrone of Springfield, Robert (Sheri) Leckrone of Palm Springs,
Calif., Tommy (Juanita) Hedrick of Eugene, Ore., and Vayne Leckrone,
Kevin Durhan and Mark Hedrick, all of Lincoln; four daughters,
Brenda (Alan) Rout of Evergreen, Colo., Debbie (Danny) McCain of
Emden, Lori (Paul) Strecknor of Lincoln and Gitana Young of Lincoln;
18 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.
was preceded in death by her parents, one brother and one
was of the Presbyterian faith.
was a 45-year member of the Eagles Lodge 2708.
lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer
here to send a note of condolence to the family of Clara Jean
D. Parker, 83, of Lincoln, formerly of Alton, died at 10:35 a.m.
Saturday, May 26, 2001, at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in
rites will be accorded and private graveside services will be at
Valhalla Cemetery in Godfrey at a later date. There will be no
Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Parker was a storekeeper for Alton Mental Health in Alton.
Previously, she was a beautician.
was born Aug. 8, 1917, in Alton to John and Mabel (Gillis)
Scroggins. She married Victor H. Parker on April 19, 1936, in Alton.
He died May 16, 1976.
are two sons, Victor Parker of Arnold, Calif., and J.R. Parker of
Lincoln; 10 grandchildren; a number of great-grandchildren; and one
sister, Doris Nottoli of Glendale Ariz.
was also preceded in death by one grandson.