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Doris Marlin          Send a link to a friend

CARMI -- Doris Pool Marlin, 95, of Carmi died Wednesday, May 10, 2006, at 1:30 p.m. at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro.

Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Campbell Funeral Home in Carmi, with the Rev. C. William Fechtig officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home after 1 p.m. until the service time.

Burial will be in Big Prairie Cemetery.

Mrs. Marlin was a homemaker.

She was born April 13, 1911, in Herald to Washington and Effie Nolen Pool. She married Charles Francis Marlin on March 2, 1941, and he died Feb. 1, 1975.

She is survived by one son, Gene P. (and wife Carol) Marlin of Chatham; one brother, James (and Polly) Pool of Carmi; one sister, Mary Black of Kentucky; three grandchildren, Douglas (and Angela) Marlin of Lincoln, Brenda Miller of Springfield and stepgrandson Christopher Wiedler; and six great-grandchildren, Rachel, Brett and Blake Marlin of Lincoln, Dylan and Wyatt Miller of Springfield, and a step-great-granddaughter. Other survivors are JoAnne Marlin of Lincoln and several nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by a sister, Lorrine Sutton, and three brothers, Leslie, Rolla and Ed Pool.

She was a member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church in Carmi.

Celesta Teal          Send a link to a friend

ATLANTA -- Celesta L. Teal, 90, of Atlanta, died Wednesday, May 10, 2006, at 2:18 a.m. at her home.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Atlanta Christian Church. Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, with Maurice Stribling officiating.

Cremation rites will be accorded following the service, and burial will be in Atlanta Cemetery at a later date.

Quiram Funeral Home, Atlanta, handled arrangements.

Mrs. Teal was a homemaker.

She was born March 30, 1916, at Laconia, Ind., to Henry Franklin and Myrtle Behrens Richard. She married Fred Nichols, and he died in 1961. She later married Joseph Henry Teal, and he died in 1986.

She is survived by one daughter, Donna Willis of Lincoln; two sons, Phillip Nichols and Rick Nichols, both of Atlanta; one stepson, Bob Teal of Lincoln; one stepdaughter, JoAnne Teal of Lincoln; one brother, Burlen Richard of Nevada; one sister, Pearl Fisher of St. Joseph; six grandchildren; and three stepgrandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by three brothers, two sisters and one stepson, Ron Teal.

She was a member of the Atlanta Woman's Club and the Atlanta Christian Church.

Memorials may be made to her church.

Nellie Reed

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LINCOLN -- Nellie L. Reed, 82, of Lincoln died Tuesday, May 9, 2006, at 1:40 p.m. at the Christian Village.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Holland and Barry Funeral Home. The funeral service will follow at 7 p.m., with Pastor Tony Shuff and Chaplain Ryan Edgecomb officiating.

Burial will be in Lutheran Cemetery in Peoria.

Mrs. Reed worked as a volunteer with Hospice Care in Peoria and in Lincoln. She was also active in teaching Vietnamese people in the Lincoln area how to read and write. Along with Dr. Bill Becker she was instrumental in starting the methadone clinic in Peoria. She was a cadet nurse in Macomb from 1944 to 1948.

She was born May 2, 1924, in Cooperstown to Herschel Boyd Ingles and Virginia Rose Bratton Ingles. She married Woodrow W. Reed on Sept. 2, 1944, in Macomb. He died March 24, 1983.

She is survived by one son, Michael Allen Reed of Washington, Ill.; two daughters, Panarisha Sue Knapp of Naples, Fla., and Lana Leah (and Tim) Carlton of Lincoln; one sister, Sarah P. Snyder of Peoria; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She was also preceded in death by one sister, Verneita May Roth.

She was formerly a member of Neighbors to Nations church in Lincoln and more recently attended Sunday services at the Christian Village. She was also formerly a member of the Methodist church in Peoria.

She enjoyed watching and talking about sports.

She graduated from Bradley University with a bachelor's degree in nursing and a master's degree in education, with a major in guidance and counseling.

Memorials may be made to St. Francis College of Nursing or Lincoln Christian Village and will be accepted at the funeral home.

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Mary Cottingham

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LINCOLN -- Mary E. Cottingham, 78, of Lincoln died Monday, May 8, 2006, at 6:30 p.m. at St. Clara's Manor at Lincoln.

Her body was cremated.

A graveside funeral service for Mrs. Cottingham will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Cemetery at Lincoln, with the Rev. R. Anthony Lee officiating.

Peasley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Cottingham ran a day care from her home for 30 years. She had also been a secretary for Spellmans.

She was born April 8, 1928, at Lincoln to Thomas and Helen Day. She married Daniel Jim Cottingham on March 30, 1966, in Glendale, Calif. He died Nov. 27, 1994.

She is survived by her daughter, Ann (and Jerry) Schutz of Atlanta; two granddaughters, Jennifer Wheeler of Lincoln and Christy Wheeler of Atlanta; and two great-grandchildren, Aubrey and Ashton Bottles.

One sister preceded her in death.

She was a member of Holy Family Church.

Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association.

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James Sutton Sr.          Send a link to a friend

LINCOLN -- James Joseph Sutton Sr., 79, of Lincoln died Monday, May 8, 2006, at 4:50 p.m. at St. John's Hospice, Springfield.

His body will be cremated, according to his wishes.

A memorial gathering will be at noon Saturday at the American Legion in Lincoln. Family and friends are invited to share in fellowship with the Sutton family.

Holland and Barry Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Mr. Sutton retired from PPG Industries in 1988. He was formerly employed by Stetson's China in Lincoln.

He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

He was born Jan. 30, 1927, in Lincoln to Gilbert Wayne and Lillian Kline Sutton. He married Irean Bradley on March 4, 1949, in Lincoln. She died in 1988.

He is survived by one son, James J. "Joe" Sutton Jr. of Mount Pulaski; one daughter, Pamela J. Thompson of Lincoln; one brother, Marion "Bud" Sutton of Lincoln; one sister, Norma Schaffenacker of Lincoln; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren

He was also preceded in death by one son, Jeffery Sutton, and two brothers, Claude and Gilbert Sutton.

He was a member of the Moose Lodge, American Legion and VFW, all in Lincoln. He also belonged to the Flint Glass Workers Association.

Memorial donations may be made to St. John's Hospice.

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Larry Bacon

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LINCOLN -- Larry L. Bacon, 64, of Lincoln died Monday, May 8, 2006, at 4:35 p.m. at Trinity Terrace Park, Bettendorf, Iowa.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln. His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with Bill Shanle officiating.

Burial will be in Zion Cemetery.

Mr. Bacon retired in 1999 from Caterpillar in East Peoria, where he worked as a timekeeper for 35 years.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran.

He was born Jan. 22, 1942, in Lincoln to Raymond and Mary Alexander Bacon. He married Sandra Noon on July 26, 1960, in Lincoln.

He is survived by his wife, of Lincoln; one son, Mike Bacon of Nebraska; two daughters, Kelly (and John) Schreiber of Lincoln and Angie (and Bob) Pittman of Springfield; two brothers, Bill Bacon of Lincoln and Robert (and Pam) Bacon of Lincoln; two sisters, Joanne Bacon and Karen Scales, both of Lincoln; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant daughter, Kathy.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the donor's choice.

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