Roscoe D. Edwards, 76, of McLean died
Friday (June 13, 2003) at 6:03 p.m. at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center
A graveside service was at 10:30 a.m.
Monday at the McLean Cemetery. The Rev. Don R. Doty officiated.
There was no visitation.
Quiram Funeral Home of Atlanta handled
Mr. Edwards owned and operated Edwards
Trucking in McLean for a number of years.
He was born Dec. 4, 1926, at McLean to
John and Zula Bunch Edwards. He married Barbara Deatrick in 1954,
and she preceded him in death.
Survivors are two sons, Johnny Edwards
of Normal and Jimmy Edwards of Bloomington; one granddaughter; and
He was also preceded in death by one
may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
Bob Davison, 71, of Bascom, Fla., died
Thursday (June 12, 2003) at 12:06 p.m. at his home.
Committal of ashes will be at 11 a.m.
June 25 at Irish Grove Cemetery, Middletown. Roger James and Ken
Davison will officiate. Military and Masonic rites will be conducted
at the grave.
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Holland and Barry Funeral Home in
Lincoln is handling local arrangements.
Virginia H. Embree,
79, of Hartsburg died Thursday (June 12, 2003) at 5:55 a.m. at the
Christian Village in Lincoln.
Visitation was on Sunday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in
Her funeral will be
at 2 p.m. Monday at Lincoln Christian Church, with Tom Gerdts
Burial will be in
Hartsburg Union Cemetery.
Mrs. Embree was a
homemaker, farmed with her husband and was a registered nurse.
Before she retired, she was head nurse of the training department at
Lincoln Developmental Center.
She was born May 17,
1924, in Hopewell, Va., to Leonard Clifton and Darah Salter Parsons.
She married Estel Embree on July 3, 1968, in Lincoln.
Surviving are her
husband, of Hartsburg; her mother, of Morehead City, N.C.; two
stepdaughters, Jenny Lou (and Stanley) Boughan of Lincoln and
Priscilla (and Dean) Rademaker of Springfield; 10 stepgrandchildren;
three brothers, Preston (and Nina) Parsons of Randleman, N.C.,
William Bryan Parsons of Crozet, Va., and James C. (and Vicki)
Parsons of Craven County, N.C.; and four sisters, Reba P. Phibbs of
Highpoint, N.C., Christine P. (and Doug) Holland of Raleigh, N.C.,
Ida P. (and Edfred) Gaskill of Morehead City, N.C., and JoAnne P.
(and Arthur) Lewis of Moreland City, N.C.
She was preceded in
death by her father.
She was a member of
Lincoln Christian Church and a 50-year P.E.O. member.
She earned a
bachelor's degree in nursing and received her master's degree from
Florida State University. She also had a teaching certificate for
Memorials may be made to the American
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Evelyn Maxey, 88, of McLean
died Saturday (June 14, 2003) at 2:19 a.m. at Manorcare Health
Services in Normal.
A graveside service will be at
2:30 p.m. Monday at the McLean Cemetery. The Rev. Melvin Angel will
officiate. There will be no visitation.
Quiram Funeral Home of Atlanta
is handling arrangements.
Mrs. Maxey was a homemaker.
She was born May 27, 1915, in
Casey County, Ky. to Charlie and Cora Spaulding Smith. She married
William Harrison Maxey on April 26, 1943, in Lincoln. He died Feb.
She was also preceded in death
by one brother and one sister.
Surviving are several nieces
Memorial contributions may be made to the McLean Grade School.
Wilford K. Scroggin Jr., 87, of Mount
Pulaski died Thursday (June 12, 2003) at 9:35 a.m. at Abraham
Lincoln Memorial Hospital.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m.
Tuesday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mount Pulaski.
The rosary will be recited at 3:30 p.m.
His funeral will be at 10 a.m.
Wednesday at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, Mount Pulaski, with
Father Thomas Shaw officiating.
Burial, with military rites, will be in
Steenbergen Cemetery, Mount Pulaski.
Mr. Scroggin was a retired farmer and a
He served in the U.S. Army from 1941 to
He was born Oct. 8, 1915, at Mount
Pulaski to Wilford K. and Lois Huck Scroggin Sr. He married Margaret
Schick in Elkhart on Aug. 1, 1945.
Survivors are his wife; one son, Karl
Scroggin of Springfield; one daughter, Diane Scroggin (and Richard
Hackett) of Scottsdale, Ariz.; and one brother, Tom (and Lois)
Scroggin of Mount Pulaski.
He was preceded in death by one son,
Michael, and one daughter, Nora.
He was a member of Mount Pulaski VFW.
He served on the board of the Farmer's Bank of Mount Pulaski and on
the Steenbergen Cemetery board.
He was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas
Catholic Church of Mount Pulaski, to which memorials may be made.
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