OBITUARIES

Obituaries Listings

Mary Yvonne Marty

3/6/2012

Mary Yvonne Marty, 61 of Lenior, NC died Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care. She was born July 21, 1950 in St. Louis, MO to the late Dr. John P. and Elaine Miller Marty. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother Greg Marty; and a nephew Christopher Marty.For the past 25 years, Mary Yvonne was able to spend her time with the things she loved. She worked with the earth in horticulture and... Read more

John A. "Jack" Johnson

John A. "Jack" Johnson

3/5/2012

John A. "Jack" Johnson, 88, of Springfield, died at 3:35 a.m. Monday, March 5, 2012 at Lewis Memorial Christian Village. He was born October 1, 1923 in Chicago, IL to Mae Simon. He married Genevieve Zeman and she preceded him in death on December 22, 2011. Surviving are two sons, Carl R. (Peggy) Johnson of Springfield and Warren (Anna Ashcraft) Johnson of Chicago; seven grandchildren, John Christopher Johnson, Joel (Meredith) Elliot, Monica ... Read more

James Vose

James Vose

3/5/2012

James R. Vose, 74, of Springfield IL died at 8:30 am Monday March 5, 2012 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born to John W. and Hedwig "Hedy" Krebs Vose on December 1, 1937. He married Dianne Smith on August 31, 1958. Surviving is wife Dianne, daughter Linda (Dennis) McQuinn of Springfield, sons Steven J. (Kristi) Vose of Illioplois, Thomas R. Vose of Springfield, two sisters Marie Caswell, Irene "Midge" (Larry) George of Springfield,... Read more

Eileen M. Combs

Eileen M. Combs

3/1/2012

Eileen M. Combs, 91, of Riverton formerly of Springfield, IL died at 10:15 a.m. on Thursday, March 1, 2012 at Heritage Health Continue Care.Born on March 3, 1920 in Springfield, IL to Everett and Elizabeth Metzroth Parker, Eileen is preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Jack and Leroy Parker.Survivors include two daughters, Carol Bartolomucci of Tunnel Hill, GA and Cheri Herman of Riverton; three sons, Bud (Janet) Combs of... Read more

Barbara Jean Wise

Barbara Jean Wise

3/1/2012

SPRINGFIELD, IL- Barbara Jean Wise, 74, of Springfield, went to heaven to join the Lord at 11:20 p.m. on Thursday, March 1, 2012 surrounded and comforted by her family. She was born May 15, 1937 in St. Louis, MO to Arthur and Elsie Petty White. She married Rev. Troy Vernon Wise on May 12, 1962 and he preceded her in death on April 7, 1985. Also preceding her in death were her parents, three step-sons, Merle Wise, Roy Michael Wise and Troy... Read more

Leonard "Len" Fleckenstein

Leonard "Len" Fleckenstein

2/28/2012

Leonard Leroy Fleckenstein, 88, of Springfield, IL, passed away at Memorial Medical Center on Tuesday, February 28, 2012. He was born August 17, 1923 to Roy and Nella Hemrich Fleckenstein. Len graduated from St. Theresa High School and enlisted in the U. S. Army on May 14, 1943. He proudly served in the South Pacific attaining the rank of Staff Sergeant. He married Mary Elizabeth Munster on June 1, 1946. Mr. Fleckenstein was an office... Read more

Edward Townsley Smith

Edward Townsley Smith

2/27/2012

Edward Townsley Smith entered peacefully into eternal life Monday morning, February 27, 2012 at St. John's Hospital. He was born to Edward Minish Smith and Linna Townsley Smith, of Cincinnati, Ohio, September 27, 1930.At age 10, Edward began working at a grocery in Norwood, OH and supported himself and his family through high school (Xavier) and college (Xavier University). During the Korean Conflict he interrupted his education joining the... Read more

James W. Adams

James W. Adams

2/26/2012

SPRINGFIELD- James W. Adams, 72, of Springfield, IL, died at Memorial Medical Center at 12:29 p.m., Sunday, February 26, 2012. He was born July 9, 1939 in Springfield, IL to Frederick W. "Walt" and Rosella Montana "Tana" Hostetler Adams. He married Betty J. Dunn in 1967. James is survived by his wife, Betty; four sons, James Adams of Center Point, AL, Terry Adams and Donald (Donna) Adams, both of Springfield, and Scott Adams of Phoenix, AZ... Read more

Wilma Mae Dudda

Wilma Mae Dudda

2/26/2012

Wilma Mae Dudda, 86, of Springfield, died at 3:40 a.m. on Sunday, February 26, 2012 at Regency Nursing Care Residence. She was born May 17, 1925 in Springfield to Paul E. and Lena M. Clotfelter Murray. She married Alfred G. Dudda on October 25, 1947 at Trinity Lutheran Church. She is survived by her husband, Alfred; two daughters, Darlene M. (John) Moore of Pleasant Plains and Linda K. (Russell) Dickerson of Springfield; one son, Alan W.... Read more

Barbara  L. Downey Wright

Barbara L. Downey Wright

2/26/2012

SPRINGFIELD- Barbara L. Downey Wright, 71, of Springfield died on Sunday February 26, 2012 at 9:09 a.m. at Heritage Health. She was born to Raymond J. and Dorothy M. Cassell Downey on October 9, 1940 in Springfield, IL. She married Jerry Wright in 1980 and he preceded her in death in 2007. Also preceding her in death are her parents; three brothers, Gerald, Patrick, and Raymond Downey and one sister, Dorothy Downey-Brown.Barbara is survived... Read more