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Mary Ellen Irey

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Written by Administrator Monday, 29 October 2012 15:22


Mary Ellen Irey
Health Care Worker
Mary Ellen Irey, 71, of Brownstown died on Friday, October 5, 2012, at St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, Effingham, Illinois.
Mary was born on October 21, 1940, in Fayette County, Illinois the daughter of Ray and Ione (Feezel) Irey of Wheatland Township.
She graduated as valedictorian of her class of 1958 from St. Elmo High School. She graduated from Indiana University with a degree in Medical Technology and accounting. After retiring from hospital work she moved to Rockville, Indiana and later to Brownstown, Illinois where she spent the last 10 years of her life.
Mary had a passionate interest in genealogy and the Indiana Hoosiers basketball team.
She is survived by four sisters, Susie Pollock of St. James, Dorothy Grant of Mt. Vernon, Fern Moore and husband Mickey Moore of St. Elmo, Faye Flowers and husband Gary Flowers of St. James; two nieces; eleven nephews; thirteen great nieces and six great nephews.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Lee Irey in 1964; one sister, Jane Walker of Yorkville, Illinois in 2008; two brothers-in-law, Robert Grant in 2005, and Ronald Walker in 2004.
Memorial grave side services were held Sunday, October 21, at Sidener Cemetery, rural St. Elmo, where Marys ashes were buried beside her parents, with family attending. Her eulogy was read by niece Elise (Moore) Asher.
The family then gathered at the Moore home for a meal and shared memories.
Memorials may be made to Sidener Cemetery.
 

Helen "Pat" D. Doyle

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Written by Administrator Monday, 29 October 2012 12:54

Helen “Pat” D. Doyle, 80,  of Vandalia,  died on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at Fayette Co. Hospital, LTC in Vandalia.
Serviceswere held at 11 a.m., Monday, October 29,  at Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia,  with Pastor Tom Farris officiating.  Burial  followed at Sharon Cemetery, in Rural Ramsey.  Visitation was held from 10 to 11 a.m.   at Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia.  Miller Funeral Home in Vandalia is in charge of the arrangements. Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children. Online memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.millerfh.net
She was  born  August 22, 1932, in  Saint Elmo,  the daughter of John and Ruth Alone  Grubaugh.  She married  Harmon Albert Doyle  December 28, 1950 in Greenville, IL. Harmon passed away January 13, 2006.  Pat was a homemaker and affiliated with First Church of God, Vandalia.
Surviving Son: Albert Doyle, Vandalia. Daughter: Dianna Doyle, Vandalia. Three Grandchildren: Albert & Jonathan Doyle and Sarah Myers & Chad. One Great Grand Child: Carissa Myers
Preceded in death by Parents, Husband, one brother, four sisters, two infant children.
 

Terri Raquel Mars

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Written by Administrator Wednesday, 17 October 2012 14:40

Terri Raquel Mars, 37 of St. Elmo formerly from Decatur, passed away October 15, 2012 at 6:21 p.m. in St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are being handled by C&A Pagel Funeral Home, St. Elmo with services at a later date.
Terri is survived by her husband, Rodney. They were married September 3, 1993 at Vandalia, IL, also surviving are her parents, Terry (wife, Patricia) Williams of Ramsey, IL. Mother; Sharon Williams Of Effingham, IL., Son; Rodney Joel Mars of St. Elmo, Daughters; Tamyra (husband Ryan) Reeter of St. Elmo, Tyler Mars St. Elmo, IL, Brothers; Charlie (wife, Tammy) Hannibal, MO., Wayne (Wife McKenzie) Centrailia, MO. Sisters; Linda (husband Doug) St. Elmo, Helena Renae Williams of Astoria, OR., Sharri Rae (husband Joe) Crow of North Pole, AK., Shawnae M. Williams of Portland, OR., two Grandchildren; Kameron and Dagen Reeter, and many nieces, nephews and friends.
   

Wanda Jean Chatham Engle

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Written by Administrator Monday, 01 October 2012 15:43

Wanda Jean Chatham Engle, 53, of Centralia, died at 6:42 a.m., Wednesday, September 26 at her home.
Private family services will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice. Gieseking-Claggett Funeral Home, Brownstown is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.giesekingfh.com
Wanda was born on May 21, 1959 in Decatur, IL the daughter of Darrel R. and Evelyn R. (Goodson) Chatham. She was a homemaker.  She is survived by her sister Anita (Jack) Shaw of Maroa, IL.  She was preceded in death by her parents.
 

Wanda Jean Chatham Engle

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Written by Administrator Monday, 01 October 2012 15:43

Wanda Jean Chatham Engle, 53, of Centralia, died at 6:42 a.m., Wednesday, September 26 at her home.
Private family services will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice. Gieseking-Claggett Funeral Home, Brownstown is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.giesekingfh.com
Wanda was born on May 21, 1959 in Decatur, IL the daughter of Darrel R. and Evelyn R. (Goodson) Chatham. She was a homemaker.  She is survived by her sister Anita (Jack) Shaw of Maroa, IL.  She was preceded in death by her parents.
   

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