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Carolyn Bevard

Carolyn D. Bevard, 70, of Lincoln died Sunday, March 16, 2003, at 8:40 a.m. at her home.

Her funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, with Tom Gerdts officiating. Visitation will be from noon until the service time.

Burial will be in New Union Cemetery, Lincoln.

Mrs. Bevard had worked as a manager at Ben Franklin, as a secretary at First Presbyterian Church in Lincoln, as a bookkeeper for Schmidt Implement and as a receptionist at H&R Block.

She was born Aug. 3, 1932, in Ottumwa, Iowa, to Harold and Rachel Suiter Merrill. She married Thomas E. Bevard in Lincoln on July 14, 1951. He survives.

Other survivors are her father, of Lincoln; three daughters, Jan (and Jerry) Pickett of Mount Pulaski, Jill (and Melvin) Buchholz of Lincoln and Joy (and Mark) Coyne of Perth, Canada; eight grandchildren, Natalie (and Jim) Allen, Betsy Clark, Clint Clark, Rachel Buchholz, Samuel Coyne, Thomas Coyne, Maggie Coyne and Aaron Pickett; nine great-grandchildren; one brother, Charles "Chuck" (and Karen) Merrill of Springfield; and two sisters, Barbara (and Tom) Hertzfeldt of Mackinaw and Joyce (and Ken) Letterle of Lafayette, La.

She was preceded in death by her mother.

She was a member of Lincoln Christian Church, a Girl Scout leader and held several offices in the ESA sorority.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or Lincoln Christian Church.

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Jimmy Shull

Jimmy Lee Shull, 39, of St. Louis, Mo., died Friday, March 14, 2003, at 5:03 p.m. at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.

There is no visitation.

A memorial service will be Sunday, March 23, at 2 p.m. at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, with the Rev. Larry Maffett officiating.

Mr. Shull was a Lincoln native and served in the National Guard.

He was born Dec. 3, 1963, to James and Sharon Haberland Shull.

Surviving are his father, in Minnesota; his mother and his stepfather, Butch Gordon, of Lincoln; one brother, Ricky Shull of Lincoln; one sister, Lori Shull Cook of Atlanta; and a great-grandmother, Tillie Davison of Middletown.

He was preceded in death by grandparents Harold and Ruby Haberland and Clarence and Ruth Shull.

Memorials may be made to the family for funeral expenses.

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Margaret 'Peg' Worth

Margaret "Peg" Worth died Sunday, March 16, 2003, at 3:30 a.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. March 29 at Holland and Barry Funeral Home in Lincoln, with the Rev. Henry Cox officiating. Visitation will be an hour before the service.

Burial of cremains will be in Richmond Grove Cemetery, New Holland.

Mrs. Worth was employed by the Illinois secretary of state for 34 years before she retired in 1973. She lived in Springfield for many years before her marriage, when she moved to New Holland.

She was born May 27, 1913, in Edinburg to Richard and Marie Driskell Lowe. She married Glen Worth on Oct. 6, 1955, in Springfield.

Surviving are one stepson, Thomas (and Jan) Worth of Lake in the Hills; a stepgranddaughter, Lori (and Butch) Brown of Clarksville, Tenn.; two step-great-grandsons; one sister, Nellie Rescho of Springfield; two nieces, Linda (and Harold) Whitworth of Nashville and Patti Fricke of Springfield; and several nephews.

She was preceded in death by a stepson, Brem Worth, and a sister, Darliene Youngberg.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Middletown and the womenís organization of the church. She was also a member of the New Holland Womenís Club, The Oasis senior citizens of Lincoln, the Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and was a volunteer at the hospital for many years,

She was a graduate of Springfield High School and Illinois Business College.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church of Middletown.

 

Pamela Sprague

Pamela Jean Sprague, 52, a Lincoln native, died Monday, March 17, 2003, at her home in Salem.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Evergreen Christian Church in Salem. A celebration of life service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the church, with Robert E. Twist officiating.

Burial will be in Keys Cemetery, Beason.

Rankin Funeral Home in Salem is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Sprague was the office manager for All Pets Animal Hospital in Salem.

She was born Jan. 22, 1951, in Lincoln to Nelson H. and Pearl Stoll Lock. She married Dr. A.J. Sprague on Dec. 26, 1971, in Beason.

Survivors are her husband, who is a veterinarian in Salem; her mother, of Beason; one son, Lt. j.g. Jesse Sprague (and wife Claire) of the U.S. Navy; two daughters, Emily Sprague of Cordova, Tenn., and Amy Sprague of Normal; and three brothers, Nelson (and Peg) Lock of Decatur, David (and Genia) Lock of Beason and Ron (and Carolyn) Lock of Owaneco.

She was preceded in death by her father.

She graduated from Illinois State University in 1974 with a bachelorís degree in education.

Memorials may be made to the Crisis Pregnancy Center in Salem and will be accepted by the Rankin Funeral Home.


Agnes Lohrenz

Agnes M. "Grandma" Lohrenz, 84, of Lincoln died Sunday, March 16, 2003, at 6:30 a.m. at her home.

Visitation was Monday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.

Her funeral was Tuesday morning at Holy Family Church in Lincoln, with the Rev. Thomas Taylor officiating.

Burial is in Holy Cross Cemetery, Lincoln.

Mrs. Lohrenz had worked as a sales clerk for J.C. Penney in Texas, California and Lincoln.

She was born May 16, 1918, in Lincoln to Frank and Pearl Kible Pokorski. She married William Lohrenz on Oct. 27, 1941, in Lincoln. He survives.

Other survivors are two daughters, Sandy (and Lynn) Aper of Lincoln and Karen Humbert of Lincoln; four grandsons, Scott Aper of Springfield, Greg Aper of Chicago, Michael Aper of Champaign and Brad Humbert of Lincoln; three granddaughters, Lorie Aper of Glen Carbon, Allison Humbert of Bloomington and Nicole Humbert of Lincoln; one brother, Richard Pokorski of Lincoln; and two sisters, Virginia Rohlfs of Hartsburg and Mary Miller of Springfield.

She was preceded in death by one son, Joseph, and two brothers, Frank "Bud" and Joe Pokorski.

She was a member of Holy Family Church.

Memorials may be made to Carroll Catholic School or Hospice Care of Illinois.

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Joyce Marshall

Joyce Marshall, 77, of Latham died Saturday, March 15, 2003, at 2:15 p.m. at her home.

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

Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader, with the Rev. Marvin Mungle officiating.

Burial will be in Illini Township Cemetery, Warrensburg.

Mrs. Marshall was a homemaker.

She was born June 6, 1925, at Goodlett, Texas, to Henry and Wilma Arnett Scott. She married Wilbur "Pinky" Marshall Jr. in Goodlett, Texas, on Oct. 12, 1951.

Surviving are her husband, of Latham; one daughter, Wilma (and Richard) Stanley of Latham; a daughter-in-law, Pam (and Leo) Schmidt of Latham; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Nina Ham of Hickman, Calif., Frances Poole of Goodlett, Texas, and Beulah Malone of Holly, Colo.

She was preceded in death by one son, Larry, who died in 1989, and two grandchildren.

She was a member of Latham Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to the church or to the Marshall family.

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