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Area Obituaries

Emma M. Kirchhoff

April 8, 1940 — October 17, 2021 Mrs. Emma M. Kirchhoff, 81, of Tovey, Ill., passed away peacefully at 3:20 P.M. Sunday, October 17, 2021, at home surrounded by her family. She was born in California, Mo., on Monday, April 8, 1940, the daughter of Albert and Opal (Bolinger) Reed. Emma married Boyd W. Kirchhoff…

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Darrell L. Davis

January 1, 1950 — October 16, 2021 Darrell L. Davis, 71, of Edinburg, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Darrell was born on January 1, 1950, in Taylorville, the son of Robert D. and Theotis “Stub” (Owens) Davis. He graduated from Edinburg High School in…

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Blanche Lefever

February 7, 1924 — October 16, 2021 Blanche Lefever, 97, of Edinburg, passed away on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at Taylorville Skilled Nursing and Rehab. Blanche was born on February 7, 1924, in Stonington, the daughter of John and Dora (Mills) Blair. She married LaVerne R. “Dutch” Lefever on January 9, 1947, in Palmyra, Mo…

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Terry William Young

Terry William Young, 74 of Taylorville passed away on Friday, October 15, 2021 at 1:13 p.m. at Taylorville Memorial Hospital in Taylorville, Ill It was Terry’s wishes to be cremated and have no services. His remains will be buried with his parents at Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville at a later date. Sutton Memorial Home…

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Dwight Carl Williams

Dwight Carl Williams, 39 of Taylorville passed away on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at 10:25 a.m. at his home in Taylorville, Ill. Memorials may be made to Christian County Animal Control 300 S Baughman Rd., Taylorville, IL 62568. Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements. Please sign their online guest book…

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Betty Burton

Betty Burton, 97 of Stonington passed away on Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 12:48 p.m. at Decatur Memorial Hospital in Decatur, Ill. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Graveside service will follow the visitation starting at 11:00 a.m. at Old Stonington Cemetery in…

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Theresa A. Brown

  January 23, 1955 — October 15, 2021 Theresa A. Brown, 66 of Kincaid passed away on Friday, October 15, 2021 at 7:01 a.m. at her home in Kincaid, Ill. She was born on January 23, 1955 in Taylorville, Ill. the daugh- ter of James and Marlene (Mills) Brown. Theresa worked as the shift manager at KFC…

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Melissa J. Hill

July 30, 1963 — October 16, 2021 Melissa J. Hill, 58 of Taylorville passed away on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at 9:51 a.m. at Taylorville Memorial Hospital in Taylorville, Ill. She was born on July 30, 1963 in Taylorville, Ill. the daughter of James and Rochelle (Elston) Black. She married Dan Hill and he preceded…

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Daniel Sims

Daniel Sims, 72 of Edinburg passed away on Sunday, October 10, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. at his home in Edinburg surrounded by loved ones. Visitation will be held on Sunday, October 24, 2021 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Memorial service will be held immediately following the visitation starting at 6:00 p.m.…

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Daniel Sims

February 16, 1949 — October 10, 2021 Daniel Sims, 72 of Edinburg passed away on Sunday, October 10, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. at his home in Edinburg surrounded by loved ones. He was born on February 16, 1949 in Shelbyville, Ill. the son of William Thomas and Geneva Mary (Smith) Sims. He married Nancy Cline on June 22, 1968…

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