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Area Obituaries

Brian Christopher Callan

November 18, 1987 — September 26, 2022 Brian Christopher Callan, 34 of Stonington, passed away at 2:29p.m. on Monday, September 26, 2022 at Pana Community Hospital. He was born on November 18, 1987 in Taylorville, the son of Daniel E. and Lynn A. (Woodward) Callan. Brian worked as an assistant on a local farm and…

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Darlene Patty Collebrusco

April 26, 1934 — September 23, 2022 Darlene Patty Collebrusco, 88 of Taylorville passed away on Friday, September 23, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. at Taylorville Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Taylorville, Ill. She was born on April 26, 1934 in Pleasant Plains, Ill the daughter of Lloyd and Pearl (Pyle) Luttrell. She married John…

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Theresa Pearl Edwards Thomas

October 8, 1935 — September 25, 2022 Theresa Pearl Edwards Thomas, 86, of Kincaid, passed away at 12:15 a.m. on Sunday, September 25, 2022, at Taylorville Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation. Theresa was born October 8, 1935, in Taylorville, the daughter of Otis and Mary C. “Mamie” (Graham) Owens. She married Leslie L. Edwards on October…

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Timothy (Tim) Patrick Manion

November 29,1958 — September 16, 2022 Timothy (Tim) Patrick Manion, age 63, a dedicated father and child of God passed away on the 16th of September 2022. Timothy was born in Champaign, Ill., on November 29th of 1958. Timothy was known for his love for his family, his appreciation of the great outdoors, and his…

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Rhonda Pearl Stout

April 29, 1953 — September 21, 2022 Rhonda Pearl Stout, 69, of Carlinville, Ill, passed away on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at Carlinville Area Hospital in Carlinville, Ill. Rhonda was born on April 29, 1953, in Litchfield, Ill, the daughter of Taylor and Pearl “Freda” (Johnson) Myers. She married David Stout on June 22, 1973,…

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Lester Lee Mathews

February 16, 1942 — September 22, 2022 Lester Lee Mathews passed away September 22, 2022. He was born February 16, 1942 to Bernard Emery Mathews and Eunice Elmira Ramp Mathews in Peoria, Illinois. He is survived by his wife, Brenda Ford Mathews, son Rob David Mathews (Brenna Cook Mathews) of Taylorville, Illinois, step-grandsons Charles James…

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Norma Jean Hawkins

May 15, 1933 — September 22, 2022 Norma Jean Hawkins, 89 of Owaneco, passed away at 1:51a.m. on Thursday, September 22, 2022 at Taylorville Care Center. She was born on May 15, 1933 in Elgin, the daughter of Melvin and Helen (Block) Blietz. She married John William Hawkins on January 28, 1956 in South Elgin,…

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David Lee Samson

July 18, 1951 — September 19, 2022 David Lee Samson, 71, of Taylorville, passed away at 11:27 a.m. on Monday, September 19, 2022, at Taylorville Care Center. David was born July 18, 1951, in Taylorville, the son of Lynn W. and Lena M. (Luttrell) Samson.  He worked for many years at Alma Plastics.  David enjoyed…

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Larry Gene Sutton

June 25, 1939 — September 19, 2022 Larry Gene Sutton, 83 of Taylorville passed away on Monday, September 19, 2022 at 10:01 p.m. at Carriage Crossing Senior Living Center in Taylorville, Ill. He was born on June 25, 1939 in Taylorville, Ill. the son of Raymond G. and Olleva M. (Lusk) Sutton. He married Betty…

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Clara Ann (Reid) Roberts

October 5, 1938 — September 18, 2022. Clara gained her wings on September 18, 2022. She died of natural causes in her home in Springfield, Ill. She was formally from Illiopolis. Clara was born to Albert and Margaret (Susie) Hering Reid on October 5, 1938, in Olney, Ill. Clara was baptized in the Bone Gap…

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