Obituaries

Melva Anders

Dec 8, 2020

Melva M. Anders, 77, of Columbus, died at 4:22 a.m. Tuesday (December 8, 2020) at Blessing Hospital in Quincy.

Arrangements are pending at the Lummis Hamilton Funeral Home in Camp Point.

Lee Farlow

Dec 6, 2020

Lee Harold Farlow, 92, of Timberpoint Healthcare center in Camp Point, died at 7:35 p.m. Sunday, December 6, 2020, at the home. Born June 25, 1928, in Quincy, Lee was a son of Robert Harold and Anna May Floetman Farlow. He married Phyllis Carol Sorrill on November 5, 1950, in Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church near Liberty. She preceded...

Jean Lord

Dec 5, 2020

Jean Lord, 79, of Golden, passed away peacefully on the evening of Saturday, December 5, 2020, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois with her family by her side.

Jean was born on May 20, 1941 in rural Augusta, Illinois to Virgil H. and Mildred K. (Ayers) Roberts.

She graduated from Augusta High School in 1959...

Ralph Taylor

Dec 4, 2020

Ralph L. Taylor, 96, of the Timberpoint Healthcare Center in Camp Point, died at 7:00 a.m. Friday, December 4, 2020, at the home. Born October 5, 1924, in Camp Point, Ralph was a son of Clarence and Ruby Wheeler Taylor. He married Erma L. Niekamp on August 20, 1955, in St. Paul United Church of Christ in Fowler, IL....

Diane Tenhouse

Dec 2, 2020

Diane Madee Tenhouse, 64, of rural Coatsburg, Illinois, died unexpectedly on December 2, 2020 , at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois.

Diane was born on January 27, 1956 in Quincy, Illinois to Ronald S. and Marilyn (Trotter) Moore. She married Michael L. Tenhouse on June 24, 1978 at the United Methodist Church in Camp Point, Illinois. He...

Harold Sherrick

Dec 2, 2020

Harold Darrah Sherrick, 87, of Bowen, IL died at 9:06 pm Wednesday December 2, 2020 at Bradford Villa in Quincy, IL.

Harold was born April 23, 1933 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, IL to Emil and Verna (Swan) Sherrick.

He attended the one room school house of Fairview for grade school and graduated in 1950...

Sharon Neisen

Dec 1, 2020

Sharon K. O'Shea Neisen, 76, of Camp Point, died at 4:42 a.m. Tuesday, December 1, 2020, in her home.

Born April 12, 1944, in Louisiana, Missouri, Sharon was a daughter of Alonzo and Martha Lyter O'Shea. She married Norbert M. Neisen on July 20, 1963, at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Quincy. He preceded her in death...

Carla Helmke

Nov 28, 2020

Carla Holmes Helmke. 66, of Quincy, IL died at 4:08 pm Saturday November 28, 2020 at her home.

She was born on October 18, 1954 in Carthage, IL to Rex J. and Barbara Stout Holmes.

Carla was a 1972 graduate of Southeastern High School in Augusta...

David Swisegood

Nov 28, 2020

David R. “Swise” Swisegood, 90, of Augusta, IL died at 7:28 am Saturday November 28, 2020 at his home in Augusta.

He was born on October 11, 1930 in Macomb, IL to Chester and Leola Twaddle Swisegood. He first married Kay Marshall on July 1, 1956 in Plymouth, IL. She preceded...

Allen Deshong

Nov 25, 2020

Allen Deshong, 46, of Bowen, IL died at 11:53 am Wednesday November 25, 2020 at his home in Bowen, IL.

He was born on December 16, 1973 in Quincy, IL to Orville “Dan” and Gladys Lockamy Deshong.

Allen attended Southeastern schools. He was...

Clarice Akins

Nov 24, 2020

Clarice Louise Akins, 95, of Camp Point, IL died at 1:36 am Tuesday November 24, 2020 in Missouri Baptist Medical Center in St. Louis, MO.

She was born on May 25, 1925 near Plymouth, IL to Homer Henry and Myrtle Ivy Marten. She married Glade Akins on September 5, 1953 in Plymouth, IL. He preceded her in...

Shirley Llewellyn

Nov 23, 2020

Shirley J. Llewellyn, 83, of Clayton, died at 7:32 p.m. Monday, November 23, 2020, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy. Born June 21, 1937, in Beardstown, IL., Shirley was a daughter of Harold Wilbur and Margaret Ellen Hall Smith. She married Donald M. Llewellyn on May 3, 1958, in Ft. Knox, KY. He preceded her in death on July 14,...

Bryan Lierly

Nov 17, 2020

Bryan Lierly, Jr., 82, passed away peacefully in the home of his daughter, Kris Jefferson, in Augusta, IL, on November 17, 2020, with his family by his side.  He was born on December 3, 1937 in Adams County, Illinois, to Bryan Lierly, Sr., and Carrie Mason. He married Gail Lord, June 6, 1959.

Bryan attended Mendon High...

Helen McElroy

Nov 17, 2020

Helen F. McElroy, 87, of Augusta, IL died Tuesday November 17, 2020 at the Elms in Macomb, IL.

She was born on September 21, 1933 in Houston Township in Adams County, IL to Alfred and Jessie Swan Junk. She married Oscar R. McElroy on September 28, 1952 in Rock...

Elda Gronewold

Nov 16, 2020

Elda Gronewold, 97, of Golden, Illinois passed peacefully in her home on Monday, November 16, 2020. Elda was born on November 14, 1923, to the late Louis and Mary (Fredericks) Reuschel in rural Golden, Illinois. She was baptized into the Christian faith on December 16, 1923, and made her confession of faith/confirmed on April 12, 1939, under the direction...

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