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Area Obituaries

Marilyn Ann Cook

Marilyn Ann Cook, 78, of Tuscola, IL, passed away at 8:29 a.m., Sunday, November 14, 2021 at the Arthur Home, Arthur, IL Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, November 18, 2021 at the Hilligoss Shrader Funeral Home, 705 South Main Street, Tuscola, IL with Rev. Joe Carter officiating. Burial will follow in…

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David Nissley

David Nissley, 88 years, five months, five days, of Springfield, Ohio, formerly of Arthur, Illinois, passed away peacefully November 12, 2021, 11 a.m. at Forest Glen Health Campus in Springfield, Ohio. Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at Penn Station in Arthur, Illinois with Pastors Larry Rocke and…

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Karen May Jarrett

Karen May Jarrett, 67, of Tuscola, IL, passed away on Friday morning, November 12, 2021 at the Bement Health Care Center, Bement, IL  Services celebrating her life will be held at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, November 18, 2021at the Hilligoss Shrader Funeral Home, 705 South Main Street, Tuscola, IL with Rev. Kent Conover officiating.  Visitation will be held…

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Ruth E. Schweighart

Ruth E. Schweighart was a kind and caring wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, and friend. She passed away on Friday, November 12, at Carle Hospital in Urbana with her children by her side. Ruth was born Nov. 25, 1932, in rural White Heath, Illinois to Edmund and Henrietta (Jarboe) Schumacher, the second of six…

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Anthony J. Gazzoli

Anthony J. Gazzoli, 57, of Oakland passed away peacefully on Friday (Nov. 12, 2021) at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, Mattoon. Tony was born on April 4, 1964, in Tuscola, to Nick and Joan (Hudson) Gazzoli. He is survived by the love of his life, Marsha Wright; one brother, Nick (Kristy) Gazzoli; one aunt, Mary…

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Wanda Lou Ash

Wanda Lou Ash, 80 of Hume died at 5:07 a.m. Wednesday November 3, 2021, at Pleasant Meadows Senior Living in Chrisman. Wanda was born Sept 9, 1941, in Terre Haute, Indiana. She is survived by four brothers and five sisters Gilbert (Sue) Ash of Broadlands, James Ash of Danville, David Ash of Urbana, and Edward…

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Patricia Huffaker Beeson

Patricia Huffaker Beeson, age 75 of Boerne, Texas passed away Thursday, September 30, 2021 at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. A visitation and memorial service is scheduled for 3 p.m. Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at Stewart and Carroll Funeral Home in Paris, Illinois She was born August 15, 1946 in Indianapolis, Indiana, the daughter…

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Michelle D. Beeson

Michelle Diane Beeson, age 51 of Boerne, Texas passed away Thursday, September 30, 2021 at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. A visitation and memorial service is scheduled for 3 p.m. Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at Stewart and Carroll Funeral Home. She was born October 14, 1969 in Paris, Illinois, the daughter of James Beeson…

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Wanda L. Ash

Wanda Lou Ash, 80 of Hume died at 5:07 a.m. Wednesday November 3, 2021, at Pleasant Meadows Senior Living in Chrisman.  Wanda was born Sept 9, 1941, in Terre Haute, Indiana. She is survived by four brothers and five sisters Gilbert (Sue) Ash of Broadlands, James Ash of Danville, David Ash of Urbana, and Edward…

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Frances Clark

We mournfully announce the passing of Frances Clark, age 74. Surrounded by loving family and friends, she went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday November 2, 2021. Frances was a lifelong resident of Villa Grove, IL. Fran, as she was known by those close to her, was born to her loving mother Virginia,…

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