Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

Death Notices

June 3, 2014

William Jeffreys

William Bryan Jeffreys, 66, of Trilla, passed away Sunday, June 1, 2014, at his home, surrounded by family.

His memorial service will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Barkley Funeral Chapel, Greenup, with his brother, Stephen Jeffreys Jr., officiating. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to a fund for his grandsons’ college education c/o First Neighbor Bank, Toledo, IL.

Bryan was born Feb. 24, 1948, in Omaha, Nebraska, son of Julia Caroline (Kojdecki) and Stephen Alson Jeffreys Sr. He married Janett S. Winter-Black, Sept. 13, 1997, at Neoga; she survives. Bryan was owner of Everhart & Everhart Abstractors in Toledo.

Also surviving is one daughter, Sarah Marie Nelson of Stoughton, Wisconsin; grandchildren, Jack Owen Nelson, Barrett Evan Nelson, William Bryan Nelson, Maxwell Nathan Nelson; stepchildren, Jason Ryan Black of Hasselt, Belgium, and Suzanne Elizabeth Black of Mattoon; two brothers, Stephen Jeffreys Jr. of Bloomington, and Todd Jeffreys of Raleigh, N.C.; three sisters, Leanna Kijanowski of Elmwood, Mary Smith of Jacksonville, Florida, and Patti Rebbec of Bloomington.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister, Janet Jeffreys.

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