Elaine Drury, 53, formerly of Emden, a resident of El Paso Health
Care facility, died at 1:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, 2001, in El Paso.
She had been ill for several years.
graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, at Bethel
and Barry Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.
Drury had been employed at a law firm in Washington, D.C. before her
was born Nov. 1, 1947, in Roswell, N.M., to William Mark and Sylvia
Ayoub Miller. She married Leslie Drury on March 7, 1970, in
Washington, D.C. He preceded her in death.
son, Scott Drury of Washington, D.C., survives.
was also preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Maria
Drury was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Lincoln.
graduated from Armington High School and from Midstate College of
may be made to the Huntington’s Disease Foundation or to Bethel
Church of Emden.
top of second column]
Lincoln Meeker, 95, of Mason City died at 11:15 a.m. Sunday, Oct.
14, 2001, at his home.
funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, at Mason
City United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Bruce Bolin Ghitalla
will be in Green Valley Cemetery, Green Valley.
will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Hurley Funeral Home in Mason
was a retired farmer.
was born Feb. 12, 1906, in Minier to George and Julia Rolfs Meeker.
He married Rachel Shawgo on Jan. 17, 1945, in Mason City. She died
Aug. 3, 1980.
are one son, George (and wife Alice) Meeker of Mason City; three
daughters, Ann Hodgson of Bloomington, Jean (and John) Aeschliman of
Benson and Faye (and Earl) Bragg of Mansfield; five grandchildren;
two great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Sarah Johnson of Mason
City and Edith Krohn of Aurora.
was also preceded in death by one infant son, one grandson, one
brother and one sister.
was a member of Mason City United Methodist Church, where he held
numerous offices. He was a charter member of the Mason-Fulton camp
of Gideons International, past president of the Mason County Farm
Bureau, and a member of American Angus Association and Central
Illinois Angus Association.
may be made to Gideons International or the Mason City United