Category Archives: Obituaries

Jack Nelson Miller

Jack Nelson Miller, 75, of Canton, IL., passed away on Friday, August 18, 2006 at 10:53 am at his residence. He was born July 9, 1931 in Canton, the son of Harrison R. and Mabel (Smith) Miller. Surviving are one … Continue reading

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George K. “Bootjack” Bennett

George Kenneth “Bootjack” Bennett, 87, of Farmington, IL. died at 9:30 pm Wednesday, August 16, 2006 at Methodist Medical Center, Peoria. He was born August 12, 1919, the son of George Earl and Myrtle Lela (McCord) Bennett in Middlegrove, IL. … Continue reading

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Charles Andrew “Andy” Christy

Charles Andrew “Andy” Christy, 41, 450 E. Main St., Mechanicsburg, IL., formerly of Canton, passed away on Wednesday, August 16, 2006 at 9:24 pm at St. Johns Hospital, Springfield. He was born December 13, 1964 in Canton to Marjorie Christy. … Continue reading

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Hazel Hillman

Hazel Jeanette Hillman, 91, of Middlegrove, IL. passed away Tuesday, August 15, 2006 at her daughters residence in Springfield, Virginia. Born December 7, 1914 in Farmington, IL. the daughter of George and Agnes (Powell) Simpson, she married Cecil Hillman in … Continue reading

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Judith A. Daily

Judith A. Daily, 71, of 1255 E. Sycamore Tr. Canton, died on Tuesday, August 15, 2006 at 5:34 pm at Methodist Medical Center, Peoria. Born April 22, 1935 in Canton, the daughter of Pedro “Pete” and Leona (Hand) Caruso, she … Continue reading

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Betty L. Jenkins

Betty L. Jenkins, 79, of 1453 E. Myrtle St. Canton, passed away on Tuesday, August 15, 2006 at 7:30 pm at Graham Hospital, Canton. She was born March 8, 1927 in Smithfield, Il, daughter of Forrest and Betty Alberta (Travers) … Continue reading

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Carrie Marie Schick

Carrie Marie Schick, 87 of 83 W. Pearl St. Farmington, IL. passed away Friday August 11, 2006 at 5:20pm at Farmington Country Manor. She was born March 10, 1919 in Cameron, IL. to Ray and Carrie (Anderson) Smith. She married … Continue reading

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Ralph D. McAlister

Ralph D. McAlister, 91, of 392 Charter Oak Place, Dahinda died on Wednesday, August 9, 2006 at 9:40 pm at OSF St. Mary’s Medical Center, Galesburg. Born April 12, 1915 in Cramer, Il. son of Royal and Blanche (Bitner) McAlister, … Continue reading

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Virginia L. Bushong

Virginia L. Bushong, 89, of 300 Orchid Ct., Canton died on Monday, August 7, 2006, at 8:23 am at Graham Hospital, Canton. Born on December 21, 1916, in Cazenovia, IL., daughter of Theodore K. and Ethel (Jurgens) Grafelman, she married … Continue reading

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Lois L Sherman

Lois Lavonne (Lightle) Sherman, 89, of 855 E. Chestnut St., Canton, died on Sunday, August 6, 2006 at 11:25 pm at Renaissance Care Center, Canton. Born, Oct. 1, 1916 in Bryant, Il, daughter of Charles Otis and Agatha L. (Chaddock) … Continue reading

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