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Viola Anderson

Viola Anderson, 90, of Armington died Sunday (March 7, 2004) at 2:50 a.m. at HCR Manorcare of Normal.

Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Armington Christian Church. Her funeral was at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, with Ed Loyd officiating.

Burial is in Oak View Cemetery, rural Armington.

Quiram Funeral Home of Atlanta handled arrangements.

Mrs. Anderson was a homemaker.

She was born Feb. 9, 1914, at Panola, Ky., to Flemon and Eva Lena Ogg Durbin. She married Donal E. Anderson on Dec. 27, 1933, at McLean. He died Feb. 21, 1993.

Survivors are one daughter, Jeanne (and Tom) Brandt of Armington; one son, Donal C. (and Doris) Anderson of Barrington, N.H.; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by five brothers, five sisters and one grandson.

She was a member of the Armington Christian Church, Armington Woman's Club and Armington American Legion Auxiliary 913.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Armington Christian Church or the Armington Rescue Squad.

William Peddicord

William J. Peddicord, 84, formerly of Elkhart and Williamsville, died March 3, 2004, at 3:10 p.m. at Leroy Manor in Leroy.

A private graveside service was at 2 p.m. Monday at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Williamsville, with Ernie Harvey Jr. officiating.

There was no visitation.

Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home of Lincoln handled arrangements.

Mr. Peddicord was a retired farmer.

He was born Sept. 14, 1919, at Chestnut to William C. and Effie Zay McClure Peddicord. He married Eileen Peterson on Feb. 15, 1948, at Cornland. She died in 1989.

He is survived by one son, Philip Peddicord of Williamsville; one daughter, Barbara (and Kevin) McMath of rural Clinton; and three grandchildren, Kaci Callison, Kade McMath and Kolton McMath, all of Clinton.

He was also preceded in death by one brother, one sister, two infant daughters and one infant son. He was the last of his immediate family.

He was a member of Masonic Lodge 87 of Mount Pulaski.

Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church preschool program in Clinton.

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