Current Obituaries
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Millie Brown of Anna, Illinois died on March 20, 2017

Steven E. Casper of Anna, Illinois died on March 18, 2017

Evelyn L. Fry of Cobden, Illinois died on March 24, 2017

George H. Griffin of Tamms, Illinois died on March 20, 2017

Evelyn May Kinder of Anna, Illinois died on March 15, 2017

Jack Mandeville of Jackson, Missouri died on September 25, 2013

Elizabeth D. Merkley of Anna, Illinois died on March 16, 2017

Claude Stroud of Cobden, Illinois died on March 28, 2017


Claude Stroud of Cobden, Illinois, January 16, 1954 – March 28, 2017

Mr. Claude Stroud, age 63 of Cobden, died at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at his home.  He was born January 16, 1954 the son of Claude and Mamie (Rector) Stroud.

          Claude is survived by his daughter, Keeley Leighann Wright of Anna; son, Stephen Brantley of Texas; one grandson, Connor Wright; two sisters, Dorothy Holderfield of Herrin and Charlotte Robinson of Herrin; one brother, Carl Young of Marion and was loved by many other relatives and friends.  He is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Bill Young and Albert Young. 

          He worked in the construction industry for many years.

          Funeral services for Mr. Claude Stroud will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday, March 31, 2017 in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home of Cobden with Rev. Bobby Richardson and Rev. Jack Richardson officiating.   Interment will be in the Cobden Cemetery.  Friends may call from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 30, 2017 in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Cobden. 

 

Evelyn L. Fry of Cobden, Illinois, June 13, 1929 – March 24, 2017

 

 

Mrs. Evelyn L. Fry, age 87 of Cobden, died at 3:46 p.m. Friday, March 24, 2017 in the Union County Hospital in Anna. She was born June 13, 1929 in Makanda, the daughter of Owen Ross and Stella E. (Furlow) Deming. She married William W. “Bill” Fry on August 12, 1974 in Kankakee. He preceded her in death on April 11, 1997.  

 

       Evelyn is survived by her children, Jack (Judy) Hankla of Cobden, Lisa (Donald) Newton of Springfield, Elizabeth (Tom) Minton of Swansea, and John Hankla of Cobden; nine grandchildren, Jennifer Eagle, Sarah Ratermann, Beth Jones, Jackie McHugh, Emily Gebhardt, Rebecca Newton, Bradley Newton, Greg Minton, and Shelley Wunderlich; several great-grandchildren; one brother, Donald Deming of Hammond, IN; nieces and nephews; other relatives and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, William W. “Bill” Fry; four brothers, Ross Deming, Charles Deming, David Deming, Roger Dale Deming; and two sisters, Juanita Welch and Jenny Baggott.

 

       Evelyn was a member of the Anna V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary. She owned and operated her own beauty salon for many years.

 

       Funeral services for Mrs. Evelyn L. Fry will be at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, 2017 in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Cobden with Rev. Paul Sadler officiating. Interment will be in the Cobden Cemetery. Friends may call after 12:00 noon and until the service hour at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Cobden.

Jack Mandeville of Jackson, Missouri, October 12, 1967 – September 25, 2013

 

 Mr. Jack Mandeville, age 45 of Jackson, MO. died September 25, 2013 at his home. He was born October 12, 1967 in San Gabriel, CA, the son of Darue and Peggy Mandeville.

        Jack was survived by his son, Joshua Mandeville of Hesperia, CA; daughter, Hannah Mandeville of Anna; grandson, Vincent Gerrard Mandeville; father and step-mother, Darue (Susan) Mandeville of Pomona, CA; sister, Dawn Dannelley of McMinnville, OR; brothers, Darue (Elizabeth) Mandeville and Thomas (Dena) White of Jonesboro; aunt, Jerilynn Cummings Reugg of Petaluma, CA; other relatives and many friends.

        Jack worked as the Branch Manager for the San Bernardino County Library for many years. He served his country in the Marine Corp from 1985-1987 then enlisted in the Air Force from 1987-1992 until his retirement. He was an avid fan of Classical music and movies of all kinds. In his spare time he enjoyed fishing and dearly loved his children and grandson.

       Graveside services for Mr. Jack Mandeville will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, 2017 in the Anna City Cemetery with Father Federico Higuera officiating. Inurnment will be in the Anna City Cemetery. Graveside military rites will be conducted by the Carroll P. Foster Post #3455 of the V.F.W. in Anna and the Scott Air Force Base Honor Guard. Friends are asked to go directly to the Cemetery.

George H. Griffin of Tamms, Illinois, July 14, 1954 – March 20, 2017

Mr. George H. Griffin, age 62 of Tamms, died at 1:30 p.m. Monday, March 20, 2017 in the Southeast Health in Cape Girardeau, MO.  He was born July 14, 1954 in Anna, the son of Golburn and Lula (Hill) Griffin.

          George is survived by his sisters, Lou Musgraves of Olive Branch, Tammy Bracken of Tamms, Lee Dickerson of Anna; brothers, Jessie Griffin of Tamms, Harold Griffin of Anna and Terry Griffin of Tamms.  He is preceded in death by his parents.

          George worked as a laborer for many years.

          Private services for Mr. George H. Griffin will be at a later date.

Steven E. Casper of Anna, Illinois, December 23, 1949 – March 18, 2017

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Mr. Steven E. Casper, age 67 of Anna, died at 2:55 a.m. Saturday, March 18, 2017 in the Marion V. A. Medical Center. Steven was born December 23, 1949 the son of Samuel Edward and Betty Jane (Wilkins) Casper.

        Steven is survived by his brother, Jerry Casper of Jonesboro; sister, Betty Jo Boyd of Carterville; brothers, Randy Dunn of Anna and Jeff Dunn of Vienna; other relatives and many friends.  He is preceded in death by his parents.

        He worked as a truck driver for many years.  He served his country in the United States Navy.

        Graveside services will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 24, 2017 in the Casper Cemetery. Interment will be in the Casper Cemetery. Graveside military rites will be conducted by the Carroll P. Foster Post #3455 of the V.F.W. in Anna and the Navy Funeral Honor detail.  Friends are asked to go directly to the cemetery.

Millie Brown of Anna, Illinois, January 19, 1926 – March 20, 2017

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Ms. Millie Brown, age 91 of Jonesboro, died at 12:25 a.m. Monday, March 20, 2017 in the Union County Hospital Long Term Care Center. She was born January 19, 1926 in Jonesboro, the daughter of Howard and Charlotte (Sensmeier) Brown .

       Millie is survived by her nieces, Cindy Henley of Goreville, and Charlotte (Robert) Abernethy of Griffith, IN; great niece, Abby (Matt) Blue of Goreville; great-great nephew and nieces, Grayson, Cameron and Avery Blue; other relatives and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Hazel Sauerbrunn and one brother, Winford O. Brown.

       Millie was a very active member of Salem Lutheran Church in Jonesboro for many years. She loved feeding the birds, traveling and volunteering for the meals on wheels at the Sunshine Inn. Millie worked for GTE as a telephone operator and service observer. She retired with over thirty years of dedicated service.

       Funeral services for Mrs. Millie Brown will be at 1:00 p.m. Friday, March 24, 2017 in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro with Pastor Mark Hasty officiating. Interment will be in the Jonesboro Cemetery. Friends may call after 12:00 noon and until the service hour at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, March 24, 2017 in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro. Memorial contributions may be made to Salem Lutheran Church. Envelopes will be available in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro.

Elizabeth D. Merkley of Anna, Illinois, November 30, 1946 – March 16, 2017

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url: obitURL,
params: { Counter: 41319, mn: 51926, mode: ‘sidebar’, width: w-15},
success: function(resp, opts){
eval(“var obj=”+resp.responseText+”;”);
var e = Ext.DomQuery.selectNode(‘div[id*=sidebar]’, Ext.getBody().dom);
if(Ext.isEmpty(e)) {
e = Ext.DomQuery.selectNode(‘div[class*=sidebar]’, Ext.getBody().dom);
}
if(Ext.isEmpty(e)) {
return;
}
var sidebarEmptied = false;
var w = Ext.get(e).getComputedWidth();
if(obj.Photo_Count != “0”) {
e.innerHTML = ”;
sidebarEmptied = true;
var spec = {
id: ‘fwinsert’,
tag: ‘div’,
children: [
{tag: ‘h2’, id: ‘fwlife’, style: ‘padding-left: 5px; margin-top: 10px;’, cls: ‘sb-title sidebar-title’, html: ‘Memorial Slides‘},
{tag: ‘div’, id: ‘obimagediv’, cls: ‘obimagewrapper obimagediv’},
{tag: ‘h2’, id: ‘memguestbook’, style: ‘padding-left: 5px; margin-top: 10px;’, cls: ‘sb-title sidebar-title’, html: ‘Guestbook Entries‘}
]
};
var images = eval(obj.Guestbook_Images);
dh.append(e, spec);
var el = dh.overwrite(‘obimagediv’, {
id: ‘slideshow’,
tag: ‘div’,
cls: ‘slideshow’
});
Ext.each(images, function(item, ind, all){
dh.insertHtml(“beforeEnd”, el, item);
});
new Ext.ux.Carousel(el, {
itemSelector: ‘img’,
interval: 10,
autoPlay: true,
showPlayButton: true,
pauseOnNavigate: true,
freezeOnHover: true,
navigationOnHover: true
});
Ext.get(‘slideshow’).setHeight(obj.ssMaxHeight);
}
var guestbook = {};
guestbook.Title = “Memorial Messages from Friends and Family”;
var entries = eval(obj.Guestbook_Entries);
if(entries.length){
if(!sidebarEmptied) e.innerHTML = ”;
Ext.each(entries, function(entry, index){
var the_date = Date.parseDate(entries[index].Guestbook_Date_on_File, ‘c’);
entries[index].Guestbook_Date_on_File =
Ext.util.Format.date(the_date, “M d, Y”);
}, this);
var el = Ext.DomHelper.append(e,
{tag: ‘div’, cls: ‘guestbook’, id: ‘guestbook’}
);
guestbook_tpl.append(el, entries);
}
if(!Ext.get(‘signMemGB’)) {
var spec = {
id: ‘signMemGB’,
tag: ‘div’,
style: {float: ‘left’, clear: ‘both’}
};
if(!sidebarEmptied) {
// add a ‘sign guestbook’ button to top of sidebar
dh.insertHtml(‘afterBegin’, e, spec);
} else {
// append a ‘sign guestbook’ button
dh.append(e, spec);
}
}
new Ext.Button({
text: ‘Sign Guestbook’,
icon: ‘http://rendlemanhilemanfh.com/wp-content/plugins/funeralworks_obituary_plugin/extjs/resources/images/icons/book_edit.png’,
listeners: {
click: function() {
var myHandler = function(json, e){
if(e.status) {
if(json.success) {
eval(“var tpl = “+json.tpl+”;”);
new Ext.Window({
title: ‘Sign Memorial Guestbook’,
id: ‘signGBWin’,
autoWidth: true,
autoHeight: true,
autoScroll: true,
items: [ tpl ]
}).show();
} else {
if(json.message) alert(json.message);
}
} else {
alert(“An error occurred.”);
}
}
FW.Guestbook.getForm({obit: 41319}, myHandler, this);
},
scope: entries
},
renderTo: ‘signMemGB’ //’fw_signgb_div’
}).show();
if(obj.Obituary_Visitation1_Date != “”){
var service = {
title: obj.Obituary_Visitation2_Date != “” ? “First Visitation”:”Visitation”,
date: obj.Obituary_Visitation1_Date,
starttime: obj.Obituary_Visitation1_Start_Time,
endtime: ‘- ‘+obj.Obituary_Visitation1_End_Time,
location: obj.Obituary_Visitation1_Location,
address1: obj.Obituary_Visitation1_Address1,
address2: obj.Obituary_Visitation1_Address2,
address3: obj.Obituary_Visitation1_Address3,
other: obj.Obituary_Visitation1_Other
}
var html = visitation_tpl.apply(service);
dh.append(e, {tag: ‘div’, style: ‘float: left; clear: both; width: 100%; text-align: center;’, html: html});
}
if(obj.Obituary_Visitation2_Date != “”){
var service = {
title: “Second Visitation”,
date: obj.Obituary_Visitation2_Date,
starttime: obj.Obituary_Visitation2_Start_Time,
endtime: ‘- ‘+obj.Obituary_Visitation2_End_Time,
location: obj.Obituary_Visitation2_Location,
address1: obj.Obituary_Visitation2_Address1,
address2: obj.Obituary_Visitation2_Address2,
address3: obj.Obituary_Visitation2_Address3,
other: obj.Obituary_Visitation2_Other
};
var html = visitation_tpl.apply(service);
dh.append(e, {tag: ‘div’, style: ‘float: left; clear: both; width: 100%; text-align: center;’, html: html});
}
if(obj.Obituary_Visitation2_Date != “”){
var service = {
title: “Third Visitation”,
date: obj.Obituary_Visitation3_Date,
starttime: obj.Obituary_Visitation3_Start_Time,
endtime: ‘- ‘+obj.Obituary_Visitation3_End_Time,
location: obj.Obituary_Visitation3_Location,
address1: obj.Obituary_Visitation3_Address1,
address2: obj.Obituary_Visitation3_Address2,
address3: obj.Obituary_Visitation3_Address3,
other: obj.Obituary_Visitation3_Other
};
var html = visitation_tpl.apply(service);
dh.append(e, {tag: ‘div’, style: ‘float: left; clear: both; width: 100%; text-align: center;’, html: html});
}
if(obj.Obituary_Service == “Y”){
var service = {
title: obj.Obituary_Service_Type+” Service”,
date: obj.Obituary_Service_Date,
starttime: obj.Obituary_Service_Time,
location: obj.Obituary_Service_Location,
address1: obj.Obituary_Service_Address1,
address2: obj.Obituary_Service_Address2,
address3: obj.Obituary_Service_Address3,
other: obj.Obituary_Service_Other
};
var html = visitation_tpl.apply(service);
dh.append(e, {tag: ‘div’, style: ‘float: left; clear: both; width: 100%; text-align: center;’, html: html});
}
if(obj.Obituary_Cemetery == “Y”){
var service = {
title: “Cemetery Service”,
date: obj.Obituary_Cemetery_Date,
starttime: obj.Obituary_Cemetery_Time,
location: obj.Obituary_Cemetery_Name,
address1: obj.Obituary_Cemetery_Address1,
address2: obj.Obituary_Cemetery_Address2,
address3: obj.Obituary_Cemetery_Address3,
section: obj.Obituary_Cemetery_Section,
plot: obj.Obituary_Cemetery_Plot,
other: obj.Obituary_Cemetery_Other
};
var html = cemetery_tpl.apply(service);
dh.append(e, {tag: ‘div’, style: ‘float: left; clear: both; width: 100%; text-align: center;’, html: html});
}
}
});
var e = Ext.get(“content”);
if(!Ext.isIE) {
e.setStyle(“backgroundImage”,”url(http://funeralworks.com/clientsites/obituary/51926/graphics/background/Shepherd.jpg)”);
e.setStyle(“backgroundSize”, “100% 100%”);
e.setStyle(“backgroundRepeat”, “no-repeat”);
}
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    Mrs. Elizabeth D. Merkley, age 70 of Anna, died at 1:34 p.m. Thursday, March 16, 2017 in Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. She was born November 30, 1946 in Carbondale, the daughter of Dean and Millie (Frick) Goetz. She married Donald E. Merkley on December 27, 1976. He preceded her in death on October 4, 2011.

 

     Elizabeth was a highly-skilled and well-respected registered nurse both in the workplace and within the community. Her caregiving was sought in people’s times of need due to her high standards, empathy, and compassion. Elizabeth was an intelligent, talented, creative person and had a wonderful sense of humor. She was proud of her children and loved them deeply. Nothing compared to the joy she received from her grandchildren.  

 

     Elizabeth is survived by her daughter, Brooke Miller of Cobden; step-daughter, Carrie (Robb) Wyss of Lake Tahoe, CA; daughters, Hope Merkley (Phillip Trammel) of Cobden and Lydia (Dan) Truitt of Sacramento, CA; grandchildren, Grant and Asher Miller, Phoenix Jahn, Donovan Kai Trammel, Nora Elizabeth and Ella Louise Truitt; step-grandchildren, Hayden, Simon and Sam Wyss, and Clayton and Zoey Trammel; sister, Linda (Rick) Powell of Manchester, MO; nephews, Matt and John Powell; other relatives and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband Donald E. Merkley .  

 

     Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth D. Merkley will be at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, March 19, 2017 in the Casper Church in Anna with family and friends officiating. Interment will be in the Jonesboro Cemetery. Friends may call after 1:30 p.m. and until the service hour at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, March 19, 2017 in the Casper Church in Anna. Everyone is invited to attend a potluck luncheon at The Old Feed Store in Cobden following the committal service at Jonesboro Cemetery.

Evelyn May Kinder of Anna, Illinois, May 22, 1942 – March 15, 2017

var addthis_config = {“data_track_addressbar”:false,service_exclude: “print”};
Ext.Direct.addProvider(FW.API);
Ext.onReady(function() {
var myTarg = Ext.get(‘sidebarobit’);
if(!myTarg) return false;
var obitURL = ‘http://rendlemanhilemanfh.com/wp-content/plugins/funeralworks_obituary_plugin/getobitjson.php’;
var e = Ext.DomQuery.selectNode(“div[id*=sidebar]”);
if(Ext.isEmpty(e)){
e = Ext.DomQuery.selectNode(‘div[class*=sidebar]’, Ext.getBody().dom);
}
if(Ext.isEmpty(e)) return false;
var w = Ext.get(e).getComputedWidth();
var dh = Ext.DomHelper;
Ext.Ajax.request({
url: obitURL,
params: { Counter: 41317, mn: 51926, mode: ‘sidebar’, width: w-15},
success: function(resp, opts){
eval(“var obj=”+resp.responseText+”;”);
var e = Ext.DomQuery.selectNode(‘div[id*=sidebar]’, Ext.getBody().dom);
if(Ext.isEmpty(e)) {
e = Ext.DomQuery.selectNode(‘div[class*=sidebar]’, Ext.getBody().dom);
}
if(Ext.isEmpty(e)) {
return;
}
var sidebarEmptied = false;
var w = Ext.get(e).getComputedWidth();
if(obj.Photo_Count != “0”) {
e.innerHTML = ”;
sidebarEmptied = true;
var spec = {
id: ‘fwinsert’,
tag: ‘div’,
children: [
{tag: ‘h2’, id: ‘fwlife’, style: ‘padding-left: 5px; margin-top: 10px;’, cls: ‘sb-title sidebar-title’, html: ‘Memorial Slides‘},
{tag: ‘div’, id: ‘obimagediv’, cls: ‘obimagewrapper obimagediv’},
{tag: ‘h2’, id: ‘memguestbook’, style: ‘padding-left: 5px; margin-top: 10px;’, cls: ‘sb-title sidebar-title’, html: ‘Guestbook Entries‘}
]
};
var images = eval(obj.Guestbook_Images);
dh.append(e, spec);
var el = dh.overwrite(‘obimagediv’, {
id: ‘slideshow’,
tag: ‘div’,
cls: ‘slideshow’
});
Ext.each(images, function(item, ind, all){
dh.insertHtml(“beforeEnd”, el, item);
});
new Ext.ux.Carousel(el, {
itemSelector: ‘img’,
interval: 10,
autoPlay: true,
showPlayButton: true,
pauseOnNavigate: true,
freezeOnHover: true,
navigationOnHover: true
});
Ext.get(‘slideshow’).setHeight(obj.ssMaxHeight);
}
var guestbook = {};
guestbook.Title = “Memorial Messages from Friends and Family”;
var entries = eval(obj.Guestbook_Entries);
if(entries.length){
if(!sidebarEmptied) e.innerHTML = ”;
Ext.each(entries, function(entry, index){
var the_date = Date.parseDate(entries[index].Guestbook_Date_on_File, ‘c’);
entries[index].Guestbook_Date_on_File =
Ext.util.Format.date(the_date, “M d, Y”);
}, this);
var el = Ext.DomHelper.append(e,
{tag: ‘div’, cls: ‘guestbook’, id: ‘guestbook’}
);
guestbook_tpl.append(el, entries);
}
if(!Ext.get(‘signMemGB’)) {
var spec = {
id: ‘signMemGB’,
tag: ‘div’,
style: {float: ‘left’, clear: ‘both’}
};
if(!sidebarEmptied) {
// add a ‘sign guestbook’ button to top of sidebar
dh.insertHtml(‘afterBegin’, e, spec);
} else {
// append a ‘sign guestbook’ button
dh.append(e, spec);
}
}
new Ext.Button({
text: ‘Sign Guestbook’,
icon: ‘http://rendlemanhilemanfh.com/wp-content/plugins/funeralworks_obituary_plugin/extjs/resources/images/icons/book_edit.png’,
listeners: {
click: function() {
var myHandler = function(json, e){
if(e.status) {
if(json.success) {
eval(“var tpl = “+json.tpl+”;”);
new Ext.Window({
title: ‘Sign Memorial Guestbook’,
id: ‘signGBWin’,
autoWidth: true,
autoHeight: true,
autoScroll: true,
items: [ tpl ]
}).show();
} else {
if(json.message) alert(json.message);
}
} else {
alert(“An error occurred.”);
}
}
FW.Guestbook.getForm({obit: 41317}, myHandler, this);
},
scope: entries
},
renderTo: ‘signMemGB’ //’fw_signgb_div’
}).show();
if(obj.Obituary_Visitation1_Date != “”){
var service = {
title: obj.Obituary_Visitation2_Date != “” ? “First Visitation”:”Visitation”,
date: obj.Obituary_Visitation1_Date,
starttime: obj.Obituary_Visitation1_Start_Time,
endtime: ‘- ‘+obj.Obituary_Visitation1_End_Time,
location: obj.Obituary_Visitation1_Location,
address1: obj.Obituary_Visitation1_Address1,
address2: obj.Obituary_Visitation1_Address2,
address3: obj.Obituary_Visitation1_Address3,
other: obj.Obituary_Visitation1_Other
}
var html = visitation_tpl.apply(service);
dh.append(e, {tag: ‘div’, style: ‘float: left; clear: both; width: 100%; text-align: center;’, html: html});
}
if(obj.Obituary_Visitation2_Date != “”){
var service = {
title: “Second Visitation”,
date: obj.Obituary_Visitation2_Date,
starttime: obj.Obituary_Visitation2_Start_Time,
endtime: ‘- ‘+obj.Obituary_Visitation2_End_Time,
location: obj.Obituary_Visitation2_Location,
address1: obj.Obituary_Visitation2_Address1,
address2: obj.Obituary_Visitation2_Address2,
address3: obj.Obituary_Visitation2_Address3,
other: obj.Obituary_Visitation2_Other
};
var html = visitation_tpl.apply(service);
dh.append(e, {tag: ‘div’, style: ‘float: left; clear: both; width: 100%; text-align: center;’, html: html});
}
if(obj.Obituary_Visitation2_Date != “”){
var service = {
title: “Third Visitation”,
date: obj.Obituary_Visitation3_Date,
starttime: obj.Obituary_Visitation3_Start_Time,
endtime: ‘- ‘+obj.Obituary_Visitation3_End_Time,
location: obj.Obituary_Visitation3_Location,
address1: obj.Obituary_Visitation3_Address1,
address2: obj.Obituary_Visitation3_Address2,
address3: obj.Obituary_Visitation3_Address3,
other: obj.Obituary_Visitation3_Other
};
var html = visitation_tpl.apply(service);
dh.append(e, {tag: ‘div’, style: ‘float: left; clear: both; width: 100%; text-align: center;’, html: html});
}
if(obj.Obituary_Service == “Y”){
var service = {
title: obj.Obituary_Service_Type+” Service”,
date: obj.Obituary_Service_Date,
starttime: obj.Obituary_Service_Time,
location: obj.Obituary_Service_Location,
address1: obj.Obituary_Service_Address1,
address2: obj.Obituary_Service_Address2,
address3: obj.Obituary_Service_Address3,
other: obj.Obituary_Service_Other
};
var html = visitation_tpl.apply(service);
dh.append(e, {tag: ‘div’, style: ‘float: left; clear: both; width: 100%; text-align: center;’, html: html});
}
if(obj.Obituary_Cemetery == “Y”){
var service = {
title: “Cemetery Service”,
date: obj.Obituary_Cemetery_Date,
starttime: obj.Obituary_Cemetery_Time,
location: obj.Obituary_Cemetery_Name,
address1: obj.Obituary_Cemetery_Address1,
address2: obj.Obituary_Cemetery_Address2,
address3: obj.Obituary_Cemetery_Address3,
section: obj.Obituary_Cemetery_Section,
plot: obj.Obituary_Cemetery_Plot,
other: obj.Obituary_Cemetery_Other
};
var html = cemetery_tpl.apply(service);
dh.append(e, {tag: ‘div’, style: ‘float: left; clear: both; width: 100%; text-align: center;’, html: html});
}
}
});
var e = Ext.get(“content”);
if(!Ext.isIE) {
e.setStyle(“backgroundImage”,”url(http://funeralworks.com/clientsites/obituary/51926/graphics/background/Book.jpg)”);
e.setStyle(“backgroundSize”, “100% 100%”);
e.setStyle(“backgroundRepeat”, “no-repeat”);
}
});

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Mrs. Evelyn May Kinder, age 74 of Anna, died at 8:11 a.m. Wednesday, March 15, 2017 in the Union County Hospital.  She was born May 22, 1942 in Zion, the daughter of Howard and Grace (Grover) Moughmer.  She married Wilford Glenn Kinder on May 30, 1970 in Zion.

          Evelyn is survived by her daughter, Joyce Kinder of Anna; grandchild, Cordell Penrod; one sister, Louise Keller-Skinner of North Chicago; one brother, George Moughmer of Topeka, KS; other relatives and many friends.  She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Wilford Glenn Kinder.

          Evelyn loved figuring out crossword puzzles and reading.

          Funeral services for Mrs. Evelyn May Kinder will be at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 with  Buddy Walls officiating in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna.  Interment will be in the Ebenezer Hall Cemetery.  Friends may call after 10:00 a.m. and until the service hour at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna.  Memorial contributions may be made to Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home.  Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Master Chief Ronald Hill Retired of Creal Springs, Illinois, July 9, 1943 – March 13, 2017

var addthis_config = {“data_track_addressbar”:false,service_exclude: “print”};
Ext.Direct.addProvider(FW.API);
Ext.onReady(function() {
var myTarg = Ext.get(‘sidebarobit’);
if(!myTarg) return false;
var obitURL = ‘http://rendlemanhilemanfh.com/wp-content/plugins/funeralworks_obituary_plugin/getobitjson.php’;
var e = Ext.DomQuery.selectNode(“div[id*=sidebar]”);
if(Ext.isEmpty(e)){
e = Ext.DomQuery.selectNode(‘div[class*=sidebar]’, Ext.getBody().dom);
}
if(Ext.isEmpty(e)) return false;
var w = Ext.get(e).getComputedWidth();
var dh = Ext.DomHelper;
Ext.Ajax.request({
url: obitURL,
params: { Counter: 41312, mn: 51926, mode: ‘sidebar’, width: w-15},
success: function(resp, opts){
eval(“var obj=”+resp.responseText+”;”);
var e = Ext.DomQuery.selectNode(‘div[id*=sidebar]’, Ext.getBody().dom);
if(Ext.isEmpty(e)) {
e = Ext.DomQuery.selectNode(‘div[class*=sidebar]’, Ext.getBody().dom);
}
if(Ext.isEmpty(e)) {
return;
}
var sidebarEmptied = false;
var w = Ext.get(e).getComputedWidth();
if(obj.Photo_Count != “0”) {
e.innerHTML = ”;
sidebarEmptied = true;
var spec = {
id: ‘fwinsert’,
tag: ‘div’,
children: [
{tag: ‘h2’, id: ‘fwlife’, style: ‘padding-left: 5px; margin-top: 10px;’, cls: ‘sb-title sidebar-title’, html: ‘Memorial Slides‘},
{tag: ‘div’, id: ‘obimagediv’, cls: ‘obimagewrapper obimagediv’},
{tag: ‘h2’, id: ‘memguestbook’, style: ‘padding-left: 5px; margin-top: 10px;’, cls: ‘sb-title sidebar-title’, html: ‘Guestbook Entries‘}
]
};
var images = eval(obj.Guestbook_Images);
dh.append(e, spec);
var el = dh.overwrite(‘obimagediv’, {
id: ‘slideshow’,
tag: ‘div’,
cls: ‘slideshow’
});
Ext.each(images, function(item, ind, all){
dh.insertHtml(“beforeEnd”, el, item);
});
new Ext.ux.Carousel(el, {
itemSelector: ‘img’,
interval: 10,
autoPlay: true,
showPlayButton: true,
pauseOnNavigate: true,
freezeOnHover: true,
navigationOnHover: true
});
Ext.get(‘slideshow’).setHeight(obj.ssMaxHeight);
}
var guestbook = {};
guestbook.Title = “Memorial Messages from Friends and Family”;
var entries = eval(obj.Guestbook_Entries);
if(entries.length){
if(!sidebarEmptied) e.innerHTML = ”;
Ext.each(entries, function(entry, index){
var the_date = Date.parseDate(entries[index].Guestbook_Date_on_File, ‘c’);
entries[index].Guestbook_Date_on_File =
Ext.util.Format.date(the_date, “M d, Y”);
}, this);
var el = Ext.DomHelper.append(e,
{tag: ‘div’, cls: ‘guestbook’, id: ‘guestbook’}
);
guestbook_tpl.append(el, entries);
}
if(!Ext.get(‘signMemGB’)) {
var spec = {
id: ‘signMemGB’,
tag: ‘div’,
style: {float: ‘left’, clear: ‘both’}
};
if(!sidebarEmptied) {
// add a ‘sign guestbook’ button to top of sidebar
dh.insertHtml(‘afterBegin’, e, spec);
} else {
// append a ‘sign guestbook’ button
dh.append(e, spec);
}
}
new Ext.Button({
text: ‘Sign Guestbook’,
icon: ‘http://rendlemanhilemanfh.com/wp-content/plugins/funeralworks_obituary_plugin/extjs/resources/images/icons/book_edit.png’,
listeners: {
click: function() {
var myHandler = function(json, e){
if(e.status) {
if(json.success) {
eval(“var tpl = “+json.tpl+”;”);
new Ext.Window({
title: ‘Sign Memorial Guestbook’,
id: ‘signGBWin’,
autoWidth: true,
autoHeight: true,
autoScroll: true,
items: [ tpl ]
}).show();
} else {
if(json.message) alert(json.message);
}
} else {
alert(“An error occurred.”);
}
}
FW.Guestbook.getForm({obit: 41312}, myHandler, this);
},
scope: entries
},
renderTo: ‘signMemGB’ //’fw_signgb_div’
}).show();
if(obj.Obituary_Visitation1_Date != “”){
var service = {
title: obj.Obituary_Visitation2_Date != “” ? “First Visitation”:”Visitation”,
date: obj.Obituary_Visitation1_Date,
starttime: obj.Obituary_Visitation1_Start_Time,
endtime: ‘- ‘+obj.Obituary_Visitation1_End_Time,
location: obj.Obituary_Visitation1_Location,
address1: obj.Obituary_Visitation1_Address1,
address2: obj.Obituary_Visitation1_Address2,
address3: obj.Obituary_Visitation1_Address3,
other: obj.Obituary_Visitation1_Other
}
var html = visitation_tpl.apply(service);
dh.append(e, {tag: ‘div’, style: ‘float: left; clear: both; width: 100%; text-align: center;’, html: html});
}
if(obj.Obituary_Visitation2_Date != “”){
var service = {
title: “Second Visitation”,
date: obj.Obituary_Visitation2_Date,
starttime: obj.Obituary_Visitation2_Start_Time,
endtime: ‘- ‘+obj.Obituary_Visitation2_End_Time,
location: obj.Obituary_Visitation2_Location,
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plot: obj.Obituary_Cemetery_Plot,
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MASTER CHIEF RONALD HILL RET.
Master Chief Ronald Hill Retired, age 73 of Creal Springs, died at 12:12 p.m. Monday, March 13, 2017 at his home. He was born July 9, 1943 in Anna, the son of John Calvin and Carrie (Kimmel) Hill. He married Sharolyn Keenan on January 27, 1968 at the Christian Church in Anna.
Ronald is survived by his loving wife of forty nine years, Sharolyn Hill of Creal Springs; many cousins; other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by his parents.
Ronald was a graduate of Shawnee Community High School. He joined the United States Navy in 1961 and proudly served his country for a total of forty years. His twenty one year Naval career included: serving at sea in the Nuclear Submarine Service, performing recruiting duties in Great Falls Montana, serving as part of the Admirals staff for COMSUBGRU5 in San Diego, and instructing LMET at Trident Training Facility in Bangor Washington.
He retired from the Navy in 1983 as MMCM.
He then served nineteen years in civil service in Washington’s Naval shipyards. For recreation, Ronald served several years as a director of Backcountry Horsemen of Washington. In 2001, after retiring from civil service, Ronald and Sharolyn moved back to Southern Illinois and enjoyed the last sixteen years living in Creal Springs.
Memorial services for Master Chief Ronald Hill, Ret. will be held at a later date.

Darla Sue Wright of Anna, Illinois, October 24, 1960 – March 12, 2017

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Mrs. Darla Sue Wright, age 56 of Anna, died at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, March 12, 2017 at her home. She was born October 24, 1960 in Anna, the daughter of Everett Earl and Blanche (Mathias) Wright.

       Darla is survived by her children, Halie (Tanner) Starling of Ullin, Susan Pearl of Anna, Sasha (Eric) Walls of Festus, MO, and Harris Wright of Columbus, IN; mother, Blanche Wright of Anna; nine grandchildren; brother, Everett Wright Jr. of Spokane, WA; significant other, Henry Decker of Anna; other relatives and many friends. She was preceded in death by her father and brother, Rodney Wright.

       Services for Mrs. Darla Sue Wright will be held privately for her family.