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Hazel A. Logue

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Written by Administrator Monday, 20 January 2014 13:27

Hazel A. Logue

Peoria: Hazel A. Logue, 91, of Peoria passed away at 5:45 a.m., Friday, January 10, 2014 at Lutheran Hillside Village with her family at her side.

Hazel was born September 12, 1922 in Brownstown, the daughter of George and Daphne Hazenfield Miller. She married William Harold Logue on January 2, 1944 in St. Elmo. He preceded her in death on January 26, 2006.

She is survived by one daughter, Janet Logue of Peoria; one son, Marshall (Linda) Logue of Germantown Hills; one daughter-in-law, Nancy Logue; one brother-in-law, Norman Logue of Morton; two sisters-in-law, Jennie Alice Harner of St. Elmo and Shirley Aszman of Alton; fourteen grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, twenty-three great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.

Hazel was also preceded in death by her parents; one son, William; and one brother, Lloyd.

She attended Brown’s Business College in Decatur. She worked in administrative services for Caterpillar Military Engine Co. in Decatur until she started her family.

Hazel was a seventy-plus year member of the First United Methodist Church of East Peoria, and was a member of the Deborah Circle.

She was a member of the National T.T.T. Society of Camping for Girls for years providing camping experiences for numerous girls who would otherwise not have been able to attend.

Hazel was an extremely talented pianist utilizing the entire keyboard, especially the base notes. With great encouragement she would play by ear one of the 100’s of melodies she knew.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, January 17, 2014 at First United Methodist Church in East Peoria. Visitation was one hour prior to services also at the church. Pastor Mary Arnold will officiate.

Burial was in Parkview Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society.

To view Hazel’s memorial website and leave condolences go to www.davison-fulton.com.

 

Donald Fay Plum

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Donald Fay Plum

Donald Fay Plum, 89, of St. Elmo, passed away at 5:10 a.m. Saturday, January 11, 2014 at Friendship Manor Nursing Home in St. Elmo.

Grave side services were held on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at Sidner Cemetery of rural St. Elmo at 10:30 a.m. with military rites.  Visitation was  from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, January 13, 2014 at C & A Pagel Funeral Home in St. Elmo. Masonic rites were performed at 7 p.m.  Memorials may be made to Friendship Manor, St. Elmo American Legion Post #420, or Sidner Cemetery.

Donald was born on May 2, 1924 in Howesville, WV, the only child of Charles and Daisy (Sisler) Plum. He married Audrey Pruitt on June 30, 1945 in Phenix City, AL. He was a member of the St. Elmo American Legion Post #420, the Danville Scottish Rite and was the Worshipful Master for the Masonic Lodge #769. He loved to go hunting, fishing and he was a truck driver for several years.

He is survived by his wife; one son, Gary Plum (wife Diane) of Vandalia; two daughters, Rosetta Teixeira (husband Ed) of Sardina, OH, Lisa Newburn (husband Shawn) of St. Elmo; 15 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.

 

Carol Jean Mahon

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Written by Administrator Monday, 20 January 2014 13:26

Carol Jean Mahon

Carol Jean Mahon, 62, of Strafford, MO, formerly of Brownstown, died at 5:15 a.m., Friday, January 10, 2014 at Strafford Care Center, Strafford, MO.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., Saturday, January 18, 2014 at Gieseking-Claggett Funeral Home, Brownstown with Kevin Bonifacius officiating. Burial followed at Pilcher Cemetery, rural Brownstown. Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, January 17, 2014 at Gieseking-Claggett Funeral Home, Brownstown. Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.

Carol was born on Monday, April 9, 1951 in Decatur, IL to Jesse and Reva Ruth (Wilson) Mahon. She was a member of the Watermill Church of Christ, Springfield, MO.

She is survived by her brothers, John Mahon and his wife Teresa of Strafford, MO, Leland Ray Mahon and his wife Darla of Uvalde, TX, David Wayne Mahon of Alaska and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.giesekingfh.com

 

   

Irma L. Garrison

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Written by Administrator Tuesday, 07 January 2014 17:09

Irma L. Garrison, 94, of St. Elmo, passed away at 10:27 a.m. Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at St. Anthony Memorial Hospital in Effingham.

Funeral services were held Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 11 a.m. at C & A Pagel Funeral Home in St. Elmo with Pee Wee Denton officiating. Visitation was held at 9:30 to 11 a.m. with funeral service following.

Memorials may be made to Friendship Manor Nursing Home.

Irma was born on November 29, 1919 in Mulberry Grove, the daughter of James A. and Addie R. (Elam) Blankenship. She married Hallie E. Garrison on May 26, 1939 in Terre Haute, IN, and he preceded her in death on December 10, 1994.  She was a homemaker, who loved being with her family and friends.  Irma worked at Crane Packing for 17 years.  She loved to cook and was well known for her cooking.

 

N. Valda Paradee

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Written by Administrator Tuesday, 07 January 2014 17:07

N. Valda Paradee, 92, of St. Elmo, died at 11:02 p.m., Thursday, December 26, 2013 at Friendship Manor, St. Elmo.

Funeral services were held 1 p.m., Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at the First United Methodist Church, St. Elmo with Dan Laack officiating. Burial followed at Maplewood Cemetery, St. Elmo. Visitation was from 10 a.m. until service time at the church. Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, St. Elmo. Gieseking Funeral Home, Altamont is assisting the family with arrangements.

Valda was born on Monday, February 7, 1921 in Dillworth, OK to Thomas and Clio (Guest) Masters. She married Glen E. Paradee on April 20, 1941 at the Methodist Church in St. Elmo and he preceded her in death in 1978. She and her husband owned and operated Paradee’s Dairy Rich and she had also worked at the Family RestCue and Richardson Brothers, all of St. Elmo.

Valda is survived  by son, Richard (Jane) Paradee, of Berwick, LA; daughters: Marcia (Bob) Heckert of St. Elmo and Susan (Bryan) Millman of Wildwood, MO;  eight grandchildren: Rob (Sonja) Heckert, Val (Eric) Behl, Glen (Abby) Paradee, Chris (Abbie) Paradee, Chad (Sandi) Paradee, Kimberly (Doug) Watson, Drew Millman and Garrett Millman; nine great-grandchildren, Alena and Kali Heckert, Erica and Luke Behl, Katie, Logan, Olivia, Sam, and Carson Paradee.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brother, Lawrence Masters and sister, Ruby White.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.giesekingfh.com.

   

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