Gloria Sue Bull-Rilea

Canton – Gloria Sue Bull-Rilea, 69, of Canton passed away at 12:55 AM Wednesday, January 14 at Graham Hospital, Canton.
She was born January 22, 1945 in Canton to Roy and Blanche (Postin) Bull.
Her parents, four brothers, and one sister preceded her in death.
Surviving are five children, Monica (Michelle Kline) Tomich of Bryant, Ronald Jr. (Jessica) Allard of Astoria, Melinda Wirebaugh of Lewistown, Kevin (Kelli) Allard of Canton, and Tad (Amy) Allard of Canton; 13 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; her brother, Robert Bull of Canton, and her sister, Shirley (Alfred) Wilcoxen of Springfield, OH.
Gloria was a security guard for MSD for 8 years.
She was a member of South Park United Methodist Church in Canton.
Gloria was avid fan of the St. Louis Cardinals and Green Bay Packers.
Services will be at 4:00 PM Saturday, January 17th at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton with visitation one hour prior.
Rev. Tim Bauler will officiate.
Memorials may be made to the Fulton County Humane Society.
Cremation rites will follow the service.
To view Gloria’s memorial DVD and submit online condolences to the family, go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Verna Lee Knoll

Verna Lee Knoll

Verna Lee Knoll

Peoria – Verna Lee Knoll, 83, of Peoria passed away at 4:55 am Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at Unity Point Methodist in Peoria.
She was born April 14, 1931 in Princeton, IL to Fred Lee and Tabitha May (Alfrey) Stocking. She married Arla Gene Knoll on June 27, 1953 at Christ Lutheran Church in Peoria. He died May 20, 2011.
Surviving are three children, Janet (Ronald) Smith of Columbus, GA, Marilyn (Duey) Neil of Vista, CA, and Cory (Amy) Knoll of Peoria; six grandchildren, Lindsey, Valerie, Cooper, Ken, Kelsey, and Taylor; and four great grandchildren, Harrison, Katherynne, Jackson, and Kazey.
Also preceding Verna in death were three sisters.
She graduated from Walnut Community High School and attended Brown’s Business School.
Verna retired from Bergner’s with 22 years of service.
She was an active member of Christ Lutheran Church in Peoria for over 60 years, involved in the church and Christ Lutheran School.
Verna and Arla bowled for several years and enjoyed playing in a large Pinochle club that played weekly for numerous years.
She lived on Proctor Street in the same house for 55 years before moving to B’nai B’rith Covenant Apartments, where she became an active member of the apartment community.
Cremation rites have been accorded.
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 am Saturday, January 17th at Christ Lutheran Church in Peoria where visitation will be held one hour prior. Rev. Karl Eckhoff will officiate.
Burial of ashes will be at a later date in Lutheran Cemetery, Peoria.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Christ Lutheran School, 1311 S. Faraday Ave., Peoria, IL 61605.
Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Bartonville is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Lorraine M. Fogerson

Peoria – Lorraine M. Fogerson, 96, of Peoria passed away at 12:10 PM Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at Heddington Oaks, Peoria.
She was born February 23, 1918 in Peoria to Grover and Anna (Christiansen) Barton. Lorraine married Leonard Fogerson.
Surviving are her son, Michael (Laurie) Kesler of Peoria Heights; five grandchildren; several great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews
Preceding her in death were her daughter, Susan Coffey; two brothers; and two sisters.
Lorraine was an excellent mother, who loved her children and grandchildren very much. She also loved her pets and animals.
The family wants to thank the staff at Heddington Oaks for all the wonderful care they gave her.
Services will be at 1:00 PM Tuesday, January 13th at Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Bartonville with visitation one hour prior. Pastor Karl V. Kraemer will officiate. Burial will be in Lutheran Cemetery, Peoria.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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James C. “Bumper” Burchett

Peoria – James C. “Bumper” Burchett, 73, of Peoria passed away at 7:19 AM Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at his residence.
He was born September 30, 1941 in Johnson City, IL to James Henry and Minnie Mae (Arras) Burchett.
He married Eva Jo Clemons on December 22, 1960 in Peoria and she preceded him in death on March 18, 1999.
His parents and granddaughter, Cassandra Mae Menees also precede him in death.
Surviving are four children, Sandry (Randy) Menees of Peoria, Susie Gomer of Metamora, James A. Burchett of Peoria, and Pat (Mark) Menees of Creve Coeur; and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Bumper was a mechanic and also a salesman for Peoria Bumper.
He was a past member of the Eagles Lodge.
He was a US Air Force Veteran.
Cremation rites have been accorded.
There will be no services.
Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Bartonville is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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William A. Hayden

William A. Hayden

William A. Hayden

Farmington – William A. Hayden, 91, of Farmington passed away at 1:25 PM Tuesday January 6, 2015 at Farmington Country Manor.
He was born February 9, 1923 in Galesburg, IL to William E. and Vada B. (Blakeslee) Hayden. He married Harriet Martzluf on February 4, 1945 in Farmington.
She survives along with two sons, David (Erin) Hayden of Trivoli and Dean (Janis) Hayden of Elmwood; four grandchildren; five step grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and six step great grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were his parents and sister, Wilma Hayden.
William was a lifelong farmer.
Services will be at 2:00 PM Monday, January 12th at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington with visitation one hour prior. Rev. Fred Reiner will officiate. Burial will be in Trivoli Cemetery, Trivoli.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Farmington Rescue #1100 or Harbor Lights Hospice.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Earl R. Parrott

Earl R. Parrott

Earl R. Parrott

Peoria – Earl R. Parrott, 87, of Peoria passed away at 3:39 PM Sunday, January 4, 2015 at OSF Richard Owens Hospice Home, Peoria.
He was born August 18, 1927 in Peoria to William R. and Myrtle “Bernice” (Kalb) Parrott.
Earl first married Marilyn Holzinger on April 17, 1947 and later married Janet Banks on June 25, 1988. She preceded him in death.
Surviving are four children, Caroline Rainwater of McAllen, TX, Richard Parrott of Lawrenceville, GA, Nancy Albritton of Peoria, and Michael Parrott of Winterville, NC; nine grandchildren; fifteen great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; two brothers, Edward Parrott of Peoria and Russell Parrott of Pekin; two sisters, Lois David of Norwood and Sandra Rusterholtz of Pekin; and a special friend, Sharon Sally of Peoria.
Earl worked for Sealtest Dairy in Peoria, retiring as a Foreman.
He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, American Legion Post #979 of Bartonville, and the Monday Night OSF Bowling Team.
He was a WWII Navy veteran.
Cremation rites have been accorded.
There will be a Celebration of Life from 4 to 6 pm on Saturday, January 10th at Endlsey-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Bartonville.
Memorials may be made to OSF Hospice.
To view Earl’s memorial DVD and send online condolences to the family, visit www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Edward W. Menson

Edward W. Menson

Edward W. Menson

Bartonville – Edward W. Menson, 74, of Bartonville passed away at 7:50 pm Friday, January 2, 2015 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria.
He was born November 2, 1940 in Peoria, IL to George and Helen (Smith) Menson.
They preceded him in death.
Surviving are his sister, Doris (Robert) Henson of Peoria; nephews, Nick (Tiffany) Henson of Peoria and Scott Tucker of Glasford; niece, Jill Tucker of Bartonville; four great nieces; two great great nieces; and one great great nephew.
Edward had worked for LaidLaw in Bartonville and last worked as a machine operator for Caterpillar.
He was of the Christian faith.
Edward severed with the 182nd Air National Guard in Peoria.
There will be a graveside service at 10:00 am Tuesday, January 6th at Parkview Cemetery, Peoria. Pastor Barbara J. Ziah will officiate.
Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.
Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Bartonville is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Kathi L. (Essex) Bellows

Kathi L. (Essex) Bellows

Kathi L. (Essex) Bellows

Canton – Kathi L. (Essex) Bellows, 60, of Canton passed away Monday, December 29, 2014 at 6:05 PM at Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.
She was born February 22, 1954 in Canton to John L. and Barbara (Stanko) Essex.
Her parents and one brother, Edward “Fast Eddie” Essex preceded her in death. Surviving are two brothers, John (Stephanie) Essex of Canton and Scot (Debbie) Essex of Hendersonville, TN; and sister, Carol Essex of Canton.
Kathi was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church in Canton.
Cremation rites have been accorded.
There will be no services.
Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Betty A. Bump

Betty Ann Bump

Betty Ann Bump

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Betty Ann Bump, 95, of Canton passed away at 7:09 AM Saturday, December 27, 2014 at Graham Hospital in Canton. She was born on October 3, 1919 in Canton to Elmer Joseph and Ethel (Hoots) Frame. Betty married Clarence Bump on January 9, 1941. He preceded her in death in 1972. Also preceding her were her parents, 3 brothers, 5 sisters, and a son Dennis Lee Bump. Surviving is a son Charles Eddie (Judith) Bump of Canton, daughter Janet M. Tompkins of Cuba, 8 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, and 6 great-great grandchildren. Betty was a member of Locust Lane United Methodist Church. She and her husband farmed in the Joshua township area. She also retired from the Fulton County Assessment office after 20 years. Betty served on the County Board of Review for several years, and she enjoyed being with her family.
Services will be 11:00 AM, Tuesday, December 30 at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home in Canton where visitation will be one hour prior to services. The Rev. Ellen Dodd will officiate. Memorials can be made to her Church or the American Cancer Society.
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Helen Marie Kimbrell

Helen Kimbrell

Helen Marie Kimbrell

Farmington – Helen Marie Kimbrell, 92, of Farmington, IL passed away at 7:37 PM Thursday, December 25, 2014 at Farmington Country Manor.
She was born in Farmington on April 30, 1922 to George and Lucia (Giacoletto) Succio.
She first married J. Gene Riccioni. Helen later married Maynard Kimbrell and he preceded her in death in 1993.
Also preceding her in death were her son, David Riccioni; step-daughter, Dixie Gilstrap; one granddaughter; one brother; and two sisters.
Surviving are her son, Richard (Sue) Riccioni of Farmington; step-daughter, Cindy (Eddie) Meeks of Farmington; four grandchildren; several step grandchildren; several great grandchildren; and one sister, Edna Wolford of Dallas, TX.
Helen was a member of St. Matthews Catholic Church in Farmington and its Altar and Rosary Society and Farmington Moose Lodge 1571.
She was an avid card player.
Cremation rites have been accorded.
There will be a Memorial Service at 2:00 PM Sunday, December 28th at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington with visitation one hour prior. Father Paul Stiene will officiate.
Burial of ashes will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Farmington at a later date.
Memorials may be made to St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, Farmington or Farmington Rescue Squad.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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