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E. D. Cates       Send a link to a friend

Archived Aug. 26, 2004

MOUNT PULASKI -- E. D. Cates, 102, died Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2004, at 10:05 p.m. at Vonderlieth Living Center.

His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mount Pulaski, with the Rev. Douglas Cowan officiating. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Mount Pulaski Cemetery.

Mr. Cates was a retired mechanic. He had worked for McWilliams Dredging Company and retired from Latham Implement Co.

He was born Dec. 23, 1901, in Wayne County to John and Wilda Anderson Cates. He married Inez Lucille Hilliard in Decatur on July 5, 1926. She died Nov. 5, 1998.

He is survived by one son, Dean (and Doris) Cates of Mount Pulaski; one daughter, Paula (and Loren) Anderson of Springfield; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Florence Leathers of Geff.

He was also preceded in death by an infant daughter, one brother, one sister and two grandsons, David and Daniel Cates.

He was a member of Latham Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to the church or to Vonderlieth Living Center.

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Ruth Hinman       Send a link to a friend

Archived Aug. 26, 2004

LINCOLN -- Ruth L. Hinman, 93, of Lincoln died Monday, Aug. 23, 2004, at 3:05 p.m. at St. Clara's Manor.

A private family service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 31, at Holland and Barry Funeral Home, with Tom Gerdts officiating.

Burial will be in New Union Cemetery.

Mrs. Hinman was a homemaker for her family.

She was born Feb. 10, 1911, in Broadwell to Frederick G. and Helen C. Brown McGee. She married Frank W. Hinman on Nov. 5, 1932, at the First Christian parsonage in Lincoln. He died Dec. 18, 1985.

She is survived by one son, Gary L. (and Sara) Hinman of Newport Coast, Calif.; a daughter-in-law, Marya Hinman of Lincoln; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Louise Camel of Lincoln, Joyce (and Bill) Keyser of North Hollywood, Calif.; and Carol (and Eugene) Kodatt of Morton.

She was also preceded in death by one son, Frank.

She was a member of Lincoln Christian Church and a charter member of the Emblem Club.

Memorials may be made to St. Clara's Manor Residents and Staff Fund.


Mackenzie Horn       Send a link to a friend

Archived Aug. 25, 2004

LINCOLN -- Mackenzie Elise Horn, infant daughter of Jason Horn and Brooke Johnson, was stillborn at 12:40 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2004, at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Evergreen Cemetery, Waynesville. Tony Billingsley will officiate.

Quiram Funeral Home, Atlanta, handled arrangements.

Surviving are her parents, of Lincoln; her paternal grandmother, Theresa J. (and Charles) Funk of Armington; her paternal grandfather, David (and Renee) Horn of Decatur; and her maternal grandmother, Donna Cole of Florida.

Her maternal grandfather, Anthony Johnson, is deceased.


Donna Charron       Send a link to a friend
Archived Aug. 25, 2004

LINCOLN -- Donna Lee Charron, 66, of Lincoln died Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2004, at 6:15 a.m. at St. John's Hospice in Springfield.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln. Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with Allen Dean officiating.

Burial will be in Irish Grove Cemetery, Middletown.

Mrs. Charron was activity director at Lincoln Developmental Center before she retired.

She was born Dec. 17, 1937, in Lincoln to Joe and Alma Agnew Carr. She married Arnold “Arnie” Charron on April 4, 1954, in Lincoln.

She is survived by her husband, of Lincoln; three sons, Terry (and Clara) Charron of Mount Pulaski, Rick (and Carol) Charron of Lincoln and Steve Charron of Clarendon Hills; one daughter, Lori (and Brian) Bleess of Montgomery, Texas; eight grandchildren and two stepgrandchildren; one great-grandchild and seven step-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Janet Smith of Crosby, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

She was a member of Middletown Presbyterian Church and the Red Hat Club.

Memorials may be made to her church or to St. John's Hospice in Springfield.

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Lorinda Franks      Send a link to a friend

Archived Aug. 25, 2004

ARMINGTON -- Lorinda K. Franks, 56, of Armington died Monday, Aug. 23, 2004, at 11:20 a.m. at BroMenn Regional Medical Center.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Quiram Funeral Home, Atlanta.

Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Eminence Christian Church, rural Atlanta, with Andy Glass officiating.

Burial will be in Atlanta Cemetery.

Mrs. Franks taught 31 years in the Olympia school district. She retired in 2003.

She was born Dec. 28, 1947, at Lincoln to Richard P. and Wilma L. Bavester Howser. She married Mark Franks on June 20, 1987, at Atlanta.

She is survived by her husband; two sons, Dal Bristow of Naperville and Ritchie Bristow of Savoy; one stepdaughter, Elizabeth Franks of Orlando, Fla.; two stepsons, Scott Franks of Atlanta, Ga., and Tom Franks of Orlando, Fla.; two grandchildren, Ella Bristow and Francis Bristow; one stepgranddaughter, Isabel Franks; a sister-in-law, Debbie (and Alan) Stockner of Metamora; two aunts, Carmon Gillard and Janette Taylor, Grayville; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Armington Rescue Squad or the Atlanta PTO.


Kenneth Garner II       Send a link to a friend
Archived Aug. 25, 2004

MASON CITY -- Kenneth Eugene Garner II, 44, formerly of San Jose, died Monday, Aug. 23, 2004, at his daughter's home in Harriman, Tenn.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the First Baptist Church, Third and Race streets in San Jose. His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the church, with the Rev. Steven Tassell officiating.

Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, rural San Jose.

Hurley Funeral Home of Mason City is handling arrangements.

Mr. Garner was a coast-to-coast truck driver.

He was born Feb. 4, 1960, at Hopedale to Kenneth Eugene and Helen E. Morrison Garner.

He is survived by his mother, of San Jose; his son, Keith A. Garner of San Jose; his daughter, Susan (and Kevin) Henderson of Harriman, Tenn.; brothers Warren Garner of San Jose and Kevin (and Jean) Garner of Springfield and a half brother, Steven (and Diane) Garner of Mesa, Ariz.; a sister, Karen (and Mike) Watkins of Carlinville, and a half sister, Cathy (and Jim) Radar of Pekin; and an adopted granddaughter, Jessica Kellis.

He was preceded in death by his father and a half brother, Robert.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family or to the First Baptist Church of San Jose.

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