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Area Obituaries

Vera Brown

February 23, 1934 — May 19, 2022 Vera Brown, 88, of Edinburg, passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at Taylorville Care Center. Vera was born in Mechanicsburg, on February 23, 1934, the daughter of Melvin J. “Pete” and Fern (Patrick) Stuart. She married Spencer Brown on June 14, 1953 and he preceded her in…

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Ludia Mae Molohon (Lucas)

Ludy Molohon, age 84, of Southport, N.C. went to be with the Lord on April 18, 2022. Lou (as she was known by her friends) was one 14 children born to Robert and Mamie Lucas of Kincaid Illinois. She loved to travel and did so extensively while working for USAIR in San Diego, Calif. After…

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Charles Roy Nielsen  

August 4, 1929 —  January 28, 2022  Charles Roy Nielsen, 92, of Louisville, Kentucky, formerly of Taylorville, Illinois, passed away on Friday, January 28, 2022 at Baptist Health East Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. He was born on August 4, 1929 in Milford, Illinois. He married Wilma Kathryn Eminger on June 15, 1958 in Gibson City,…

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William Edward Tucker

November 2, 1933 ó May 16, 2022 William Edward Tucker, 88, of Taylorville, passed away at 8:30 p.m. on Monday, May 16, 2022 at Aspen Creek of Sullivan. Bill was born November 2, 1933 in Streator, the son of Gordon R. and Gwendolyn G. (Shaw) Tucker. He graduated from Streator Township High School with the…

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Lisa June Kimble

  June 14, 1964 — May 18, 2022 Ms. Lisa June (Graham) Kimble, 57, of Taylorville, IL passed from this life at 3:15 am Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at Taylorville Memorial Hospital. She was born in Taylorville, IL June 14, 1964 the daughter of Otis P. “Bob” and Wanda J. (Harris) Graham. Lisa grew up…

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Donald Eugene Kendall

July 31, 1945 – May 17, 2022 Donald Eugene Kendall, 76, of Edinburg, passed away at 7:18 a.m. on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 in his home. He was born on July 31, 1945 in Decatur, the son of Bantford Otto and Alva Thelma (Hale) Kendall. He married Jackie Farmer on May 17, 1983 in Taylorville.…

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David R. Brady

February 5, 1985 — May 13, 2022 David R. Brady, 37, of Taylorville, died on May 13, 2022 at Taylorville Memorial Hospital in Taylorville, IL. He was born on February 5, 1985, in Taylorville, Illinois, the son of Mark Brady and Kelly (Mahan) Salch. He was a musician and song writer. He had a love…

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Roger E. Smith

Mr. Roger E. Smith, 74, of Decatur, IL formerly of Tovey, IL passed from this life at 11:34 a.m. Sunday May 15, 2022 at Taylorville Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at Midland United Methodist Church in Kincaid, IL., ending with Military Honors.  Pastor Randy Burwell…

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Thomas David “TD” Wood

Thomas David “TD” Wood, 75 of Taylorville, formerly of Centralia, IL passed away at 4:20 a.m. on Sunday, May 15, 2022. Tom will be cremated and a private family celebration of life will be held at a later time in Centralia, IL. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. McClure Funeral Home and…

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Dorothy Irene Sexton

Dorothy Irene Sexton, 82, of Mechanicsburg, passed away on Friday, May 13, 2022 at her home surrounded by her loved ones. Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 19, at Fullenwider-Park Funeral Home, from 11:00AM until the time of the Funeral Service at 12:00PM with Reverend Bob Twist officiating. Burial will follow at Mechanicsburg Cemetery.…

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