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John Clinton Clark Calhoun Jr.

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Written by Administrator Thursday, 13 February 2014 16:04

John Clinton Clark Calhoun Jr.

John Clinton Clark Calhoun Jr., 63, of St. Elmo, passed away at 5:55 p.m. Thursday, February 6, 2014 at St. Anthony Memorial Hospital in Effingham. Arrangements made with C & A Pagel Funeral Home in St. Elmo.

Visitation was held from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at C & A Pagel Funeral Home in St. Elmo.  Funeral and grave side service were held at a later date.  Memorials may be made to his children at the Fayette County Bank in St. Elmo.

John was born on January 6, 1951 in Effingham, the son of John  Sr. and Mildred (McVicker) Calhoun.  He married Cheryl Kilzer on March 7, 1990 in Mt. Vernon.

John was a lantern courier for several years and was currently employed as a fed-ex driver.    John enjoyed baseball, medal detecting, pool leagues, softball and his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife and a son, John Clinton Clark Calhoun III of St. Elmo; daughter, Amanda Calhoun of St. Elmo; step-daughter, Jenni Warner (husband, Kenny) of St. Elmo; brothers, David Calhoun (wife, Charlene) of Altamont, Steve Calhoun (wife, Jeannie) of St. Elmo; sister, Holly Satterlee (husband, John) of Taylorville; one grandchild, Layne Parker of St. Elmo; two step-grandsons, D.J. and Nicholas Warner of St. Elmo, and currently expecting his first granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

 

Richard Joseph Cecil Doty

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Written by Administrator Monday, 03 February 2014 14:22

Richard Joseph Cecil Doty

Richard Joseph Cecil Doty, 82 of Beecher City, passed away at 5:20 a.m. Thursday January 30, 2014 in St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital in Effingham.

Richard was born May 20, 1931 at Beecher City, the son of Wayne and Mercy Tennery Doty.

He married Jeanie Beck on June 1, 1963 in St. Clare Catholic Church in Altamont.

Richard graduated from Beecher City High School in the Class of 1950.  In 1952 he entered the United States Army and served his country honorably in Korea during the Korean War.

Richard was a member of V.F.W. Post #7676 of Altamont, Greenland Masonic Lodge of Beecher City and Eva Casstevens American Legion Post of Beecher City.

He formerly served on the Beecher City Board.

Richard was a life-long grain and livestock farmer.  He, also, was employed for many years at Oliver Tractor Co., in Shelbyville, and Fedders Corp. and World Color Press, both in Effingham.

He loved his large and extended family and enjoyed all the times when they could be together.  His life revolved around his family.

Surviving are his wife,  Jeanie; children: Rachel Doty  Reed of Beecher City, Wilson (Pam) Doty of Beecher City, Rebecca Doty Evans of Beecher City, Richard B. Doty of Beecher City and Nathan (Cody)  Doty of Shumway; grandchildren: Alex Evans, Clay Evans, Macy  (fiancé, Kenny Bryan) Reed, Mariah Reed, Camie Reed, Beau Reed, Honora Reed, Ethan Doty, Faith Doty, Seth Doty, Kaleb Doty and Kylie Doty; great- grandson, Walker Lee Bryan; brother, Harold  Wayne (Orda) Doty of East Peoria; sisters: Lois Shull of Glen Carbon, and Evelyn Faye (Ernie) Miller of  Plainfield, IN; sister-in-law, Janet Doty of Beecher City; brother-in-law, Irby Lapington of Henderson, KY; many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews; great-great nieces and great-great nephews.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents; sisters: Lucille Lapington, Mary Alice Tipsword, Wanda Anderson and Ruth Buzzard; brothers: Dorwin Doty, Robert Doty (his twin brother) and Nelson Doty.

Funeral services were  held at 2 p.m. Sunday February 2, 2014 in the United Methodist Church of Beecher City, with the Rev. Paul Bauer officiating. Visitation was from 4 - 8 p.m. Saturday,  February 1, 2014 in Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Beecher City.  Masonic rites were held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday night in the funeral home.  Burial was in Beecher City Cemetery.  Military rites were performed by the                                                                                                                Altamont V.F.W. Post #7676.  Memorials may be given in Richard’s memory to the Veteran’s Memorial in Beecher City.

On line condolences:  www.lockartgreenfuneralhome.com.


 

Addison Blaize Scott

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Written by Administrator Monday, 03 February 2014 14:18

Addison Blaize Scott

Addison Blaize Scott, 1-year -old, of St. Elmo entered into heaven at 12:34 p.m. Wednesday, January 22, 2014.

Funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at C & A Pagel Funeral Home in St. Elmo,  with one hour viewing  prior to service. Pee Wee Denton officiated.  Burial was in Springhill Cemetery following service. Visitation was from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, January 28, 2014.  In Lieu of flowers, the family is requesting to please make donations to Fayette County Bank or C & A Pagel Funeral Home in St. Elmo.

The little angel, Addison was born on January 12, 2013, the daughter of Nevin Scott and Heaven Davis, who survives her in death.

She was the happiest baby, who loved to play patty cake, peek-a-boo and to follow her big sister around the house. Her everyday smile changed everyone’s lives that she met.

She is survived by big sister, Nevaeh Scott of St. Elmo;  grandparents, Ray “Gomer” and Tina Scott of St. Elmo, Kendra and Mike Deters of St. Elmo, Kevin and Tammy Waltman of Bloomington, IN; aunts, Katy Pine (husband Derek) of Paris, Amber Huddlestun (fiancé James Nelson) of Mason, and Jessi Scott (companion Tyler Blankenship) of St. Elmo; uncles, Lee Huddlestun (fiancé Tammy Williams of St. Elmo, Derek Davis of Wood River, Kevin Waltman of Bloomington, IN, Malik Waltman of Bloomington, IN,  Troy Waltman (fiancé Brianna Horn) of St. Elmo, Logan Waltman of St. Elmo; great-grandparents, Rosemary Owen of St. Elmo, Connie Ervin  of St. Elmo, Kenneth Woods (wife Veda) of Shelbyville and Joyce Deters of Effingham and many cousins, great-aunts, great-uncles and friends.

Addison was preceded in death by her great-grandparents, Joe Owens, Kenny Duckwitz, Dave Deters, Donna Waltman, and Barney Davis.

   

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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Written by Administrator Monday, 20 January 2014 13:27

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.

   

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