Obituaries

Xanexay Keokham

Jan 22, 2021

Xanexay Keokham, 75, of Quincy, died at 9:30 p.m. Friday, January 22, 2021, at his home surrounded by his family. Born July 15, 1945, in Thailand, Xanexay was a son of Phyat Keokham. He married Diana Lynn DeJaynes on June 28, 1997, at the Poe Baptist Church. She survives. Wanting a better life for his children, the Keokham family...

Juanita Jenkins

Jan 11, 2021

Juanita Marie Jenkins, 83, West Point, IL passed away peacefully on Monday, January 11, 2021 at her home.

She was born October 18, 1937 in Chicago, IL. She was raised by Arch & Bertha Harrison of Elvaston, IL. She graduated from Hamilton High School. On November 8, 1959 she married Harry Edward Jenkins....

Larry Reighard

Jan 10, 2021

Larry E. Reighard, 78, of Tennessee, IL died at 8:10 am Sunday January 10, 2021 near his home.

He was born on April 13, 1942 in Augusta, Iowa to Eugene and Mary Hinkle Reighard. He married Gloria Wayland on June 5, 1987 in Burlington, Iowa. She survives.

Larry was employed as a welder at J.I....

Larry Roberts

Jan 10, 2021

Larry E. Roberts, 64, of Augusta, IL died at 8:49 pm Sunday January 10, 2021 in Rushville, IL.

He was born on June 30, 1956 in Macomb, Il to Jerald and Roberta Downing Roberts. He married Laura Neill on June 6, 1981 in Augusta, IL. She survives.

Larry was a self employed truck driver for...

Pat Patton

Jan 10, 2021

Patricia A. "Pat" Patton, 80, of Clayton, died at 1:36 a.m. Sunday, January 10, 2021, at her home. Born April 1, 1940, in Quincy, Pat was a daughter of Don and Helen Leapley Stevens. She married Paul Patton on February 09, 1974, in Golden. He preceded her in death on April 1, 2013. Pat had been employed at Methode...

Nickie Hiland

Jan 9, 2021

Nichole “Nickie” Hiland, 49, of Augusta, IL died at 5:31 pm Saturday January 9, 2021 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL.

She was born on December 29, 1971 in Pekin, Illinois to Charles Edward and Frances Jesseline Young Evans. She married David Hiland on June 22, 2018. He survives. She enjoyed camping and spending time with...

Richard Wakefield

Jan 8, 2021

Richard P. Wakefield, 77, of Sunset Home in Quincy, died at 2:10 a.m. Friday, January 8, 2021 at the home. Born May 8, 1943, in Quincy,  Richard was a son of Earl and Ruby Tournear Wakefield. He married Judith C. Koontz. She preceded him in death on September 16, 2019. Richard was employed as an over the road truck...

Wilma Bruns

Jan 3, 2021

Wilma Bruns, 97, of Sunset Home in Quincy, formerly of Camp Point, died at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, January 3, 2021, at the home. Born May 20, 1923, in rural Columbus, Il, Wilma was the daughter of Arthur and Esther McFarland Richards.  She married Dale Bruns on May 14, 1942, at the Barry Methodist Church parsonage in Barry, IL.  Dale...

Doris Robbins

Jan 2, 2021

Doris Robbins, 98, of Heritage Manor in Mt. Sterling, formerly of Clayton, died at 9:25 a.m. Saturday, January 2, 2021, at the home. Born December 9, 1922, in Pipestone, MN., Doris was a daughter of William and Helen Wallace Hill. She married Verle P. Robbins. He preceded her in death on December 7, 1983. Doris had been employed as...

Delbert Flesner

Dec 28, 2020

Delbert W. Flesner, 85, of Golden, died at 11:56 p.m. Monday, December 28, 2020, at his home. Born September 8, 1935, in Clayton Township, Delbert was a son of Herman and Emilie Flesner. He married Norma Post on September 28, 1958, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Golden. She survives. Delbert farmed all of his life in the Golden area....

Otis McClain

Dec 20, 2020

Otis McClain, 78, of Quincy, died at 10:34 a.m. Sunday, December 20, 2020 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy. Born April 24, 1942, in Clayton, Otis was a son of Otis and Freda Helmridge McClain. Mr. McClain had owned his own fence building business and loved to hunt and fish. Survivors include his special friend, Vicky Stice, Quincy and her...

Rodney Wartick

Dec 18, 2020

Rodney D. Wartick, 72, of Bowen, IL passed away following a gallant but unsuccessful bout with the COVID-19 virus on December 18, 2020 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois.

Rod was born on June 10, 1948 in Quincy, IL to Elmo “Butch” and Ragene Trautvetter Wartick of Bowen. As...

Gary Melvin

Dec 17, 2020

Gary Lane Melvin, 75, of Augusta, IL died at 3:33 pm Thursday December 17, 2020 near Colchester, IL as the result of an automobile accident.

He was born on April 1, 1945 in San Diego, CA the son of Floyd and Doris McGinnis Melvin. He married Kay Cameron on June 24, 1995 in the Huntsville Methodist Church....

Larry Burton

Dec 12, 2020

Larry Dean Burton, 56, of Plymouth died at 11:38 am Saturday December 12, 2020 at Carthage Memorial Hospital in Carthage, IL.

He was born on December 1, 1964 in Macomb, IL to Billy and Dorotha Braun Burton. He married Michelle Brush on February 14, 1998 in Plymouth, IL. She...

Verla Cooper

Dec 11, 2020

Verla Jane Cooper, 90, of Bowen, IL died at 5:06 pm Friday, December 11, 2020 in Blessing Hospital in Quincy, IL.

She was born on July 20, 1930 in Camden Township to Frank and Elsie Knous Morrell. She married Wayne Cooper on October 8, 1960 in Augusta, IL. He...

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