Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

Death Notices

January 11, 2013

Jodi Daws

LOUISVILLE — Jodi Daws, 38, of Louisville, died at 10:40 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at her residence.

Funeral services for Jodi Daws will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Frank & Bright Funeral Home, Flora, with Bill Atwood officiating. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery, Flora. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Jan. 11, at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested for the benefit of constructing the new Clay County Animal Shelter. Online condolences may be left at www.frankandbright.com.

She was born July 18, 1974, in Flora. She married Trent David Daws and he preceded her in death on March 14, 2012.

Jodi was first and foremost a devoted mother to Marissa, and she appreciated the many simple joys that came with spending time with her family. She loved animals of many sorts, and had helped pets awaiting permanent adoption by providing a foster home environment.

Jodi also spent much of her time with flower gardening, and decorating her home indoors and out. She will be remembered as someone who gave of herself to others by spending her time helping whenever asked.

She helped needy children during the holidays and assisted her sister with cancer fundraising. Jodi's family and friends will always remember that she enjoyed things like going fishing and watching fireworks, and was a fan of Elvis and the band Green Day.

She is survived by her parents, Ron and Barb (McGrew) Prather of Louisville; daughter, Marissa Ann Daws of Louisville; stepdaughter, Ashton Vaughon of Jerseyville; two sisters, Lisa (John) Haycock of Flora and MaDonna Stumpf of Monticello; brother, Wade (Holly) Prather of Clay City; brother-in-law, Justin (Jamie) Daws of Winchester; special in-laws, Stuart and Donna Daws of Winchester; nieces and nephews, Jordan (Kristin) Haycock, Katelyn Haycock, Sheldon, Colton and MaKenna Stumpf, Shandon and Haydon Prather; and many loving aunts and uncles.

She is preceded in death by her husband; maternal grandparents, Ed and Dorothy McGrew and Lyndall Wyatt; and paternal grandparents, Ralph & Cleo Prather.

Text Only
Death Notices
  • Cassandra Pollard Cassandra L. Pollard, 44, of Effingham, formerly of Vandalia, died Friday, April 19, 2014. In keeping with her wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. There will be no services. Cassandra Pollard Effingham

    April 24, 2014

  • 4-24 Leo Volk obit photo Leo Volk Leo H. Volk, 74, of Ingraham, died Wednesday, April 23, 2014. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Wendelin, with the Rev. Mark Stec officiating. Burial with full military rites will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, W

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-24 Ralph Elke obit photo Ralph Elke Ralph C. Elke, 86, of Effingham, died at 10:18 a.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at Lakeland Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, Effingham. A celebration of Ralph's life will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Pearson Building at Lake Sara, 15170 N. B

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Brenda Risley Brenda Ann (Adams) Risley, 60, of Kalamazoo, Mich., formerly of Dieterich, died at 11:20 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Bronson Methodist Hospital, Kalamazoo, Mich. Arrangements are incomplete at Meyer Funeral Home (formerly Blake-Wright Funeral Ho

    April 24, 2014

  • 4-24 Margaret Fearday obit photo Margaret Fearday Margaret T. Fearday, 72, of rural Neoga, passed away at 4:50 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Heartland Christian Village, Neoga. Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Mary of the Assumption Church of Neoga, with the Rev. Sunder E

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ruth Butler Ruth C. Butler, 65, passed away on Saturday evening, April 19, 2014, at her home in North Carolina. Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Cross Parish Church in Wendelin. Memorials may be made to Rex Cancer Center in Raleigh, N.C.

    April 24, 2014

  • 4-24 Marilyn Barkley obit photo Marilyn Barkley Marilyn Ann Wood Barkley, 69, passed away at 10 p.m. Monday, April 21, 2014, at her home in Toledo. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Barkley Funeral Chapel in Greenup. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today, April 24, at the funeral c

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Marilyn Barkley Marilyn Barkley, 69, of Toledo, died at 10 p.m. Monday, April 21, 2014, at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete at Barkley Funeral Chapel, Greenup. Marilyn Barkley Toledo

    April 23, 2014

  • 4-23 Douglas Brummer obit photo Douglas Brummer Douglas B. "Doug" Brummer, 60, of Sigel, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at his home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. today, April 23, at Bauer Funeral Home, Effingham. Burial will be in St. Anthony Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-23 Helen Raddatz obit photo Helen Raddatz Helen E. Raddatz, 71, of Effingham, died at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 20, 2014, at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital, Effingham. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Bauer Funeral Home, Effingham, with entombment in Woodlawn Cemetery. Visitati

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

AP Video

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.