Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

Death Notices

February 12, 2013

Iolene Ellis

ALTAMONT — Iolene D. Ellis, 89, of Altamont, died at 6:36 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, Effingham.

    Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church, Altamont, with the Rev. Willie Deuel officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Altamont. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and one hour prior to service time Wednesday at the church. Gieseking Funeral Home, Altamont, is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association or First United Methodist Church, Altamont. Online condolences may be left at www.giesekingfh.com.

    Iolene Doris Davis was born on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 1923, in Altamont, to John and Mary (Kramer) Davis. She married Charles W. Ellis on July 21, 1945. He preceded her in death on April 26, 2004. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Altamont, serving in the past as a Sunday School and Bible School teacher and as Sunday School Superintendent. As well as being a homemaker, she was active in the Republican Women, served as a Railroad Watching Guard, was employed at the Altamont Garment Factory and had been a telephone operator. A stranger to no one, at least not for long, she was the “president” of the McDonald’s Social Club of Altamont.

    Iolene is survived by her son, Robert Ellis and his wife, Bonita, of Greenview; daughters, Linda Potts and her husband, Jon, of Altamont and Donna Bueker and her husband, Dennis, of Sigel; her grandchildren, Todd Ragel of Sarasota, Fla., Tasha Dial and her husband, Todd, of St. Elmo, Scott Bueker and his wife, Peggy, of Sigel, Nicole Sathoff and her husband, Charles, of Oakford, Tonya Mersman and her husband, Dan, of Effingham, James Ellis and his wife, Melony, of Oakford; 14 great-grandchildren, McKenzie, Landon, Brock, Brant, Sadie, Hope, Nora Iolene, Brooke, Blake, Jack, Jacob, Kyle, Madigan and Abigail.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, four brothers, three sisters and three great-grandchildren.

1
Text Only
Death Notices
  • Allen Blair Allen Blair Allen Burdette Blair, age 92, of Newton, retired farmer, died at 2:19 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at St John's Hospital in Springfield. Arrangements are being handled by J.W. Neal Funeral Home, Louisville where the family will receive friends fr

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-18 Hammond, Brenda obit photo Brenda Hammond Brenda J. Hammond, 73, of Martinsville, IL passed away at 10:26 a.m. on Friday, April 18, 2014, at her home in Martinsville. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Greenwell Funeral Home with Bro. Randy Black officiating. Burial will

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Genevieve Hickox Genevieve Hickox Genevieve Lillian Hickox, 90, of Casey, retired teacher, died at 12 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Heartland Nursing Center, Casey. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Markwell Funeral Home with Pastor Ken “Bud” Wade officiating.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Allen Blair Allen Blair Allen Burdette Blair, age 92, of Newton, passed away at 2:19 p.m., Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at St John's Hospital in Springfield. Arrangements are being handled by J.W. Neal Funeral Home, Louisville, where the family will receive friends from 6 to

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Samie Cox Samie Cox Samie F. Cox, 69, died Tuesday morning, April 15, 2014, at her home in Effingham. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Bauer Funeral Home in Effingham with burial in Red Brush Cemetery, Louisville. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Carolyn Sur Carolyn Sur Carolyn A Sur, 72, of Green Creek, passed away Saturday evening at her sister's home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Mary's Help of Christians Catholic Church in Green Creek with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation will

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Samie Cox Samie Cox Samie F. Cox, 69, passed away Tuesday morning, April 15, 2014 at her home in Effingham. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Bauer Funeral Home in Effingham with burial in Red Brush Cemetery, Louisville. Visitation will be held from

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Terry Cutright Terry Cutright Terry Michael Cutright, 68, of Lehigh Acres, Fla., U.S. Army veteran and telecommunications engineer, died Thursday, April 10, 2014. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Casey. To view the full obituary, send a condolence message, ligh

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Wanda King Wanda J. King, 76, of Forsyth, died at 9:06 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Shelbyville. Wanda King Forsyth

    April 17, 2014

  • Allen Blair Allen Burdette Blair, 92, of Louisville, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at St. John's Hospital, Springfield. Arrangements are incomplete at Neal Funeral Home, Louisville. Allen Blair Louisville

    April 17, 2014

AP Video
Parade
Magazine

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.