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Betty Jo Alexander

1926 – 2014

      Betty Jo Alexander, nee McKinney, 87, living in Waterloo, Illinois and formerly of Harrisburg, Illinois, born October 31, 1926 passed away Thursday morning, August 21, 2014.

     Betty lived most of her life in Harrisburg, Illinois and had been living in Waterloo, Illinois since 2008.  She was a member of North Williford Baptist Church in Harrisburg.

     She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter E. and Hazel, nee Sherretz, McKinney; brother Carl Ed Mckinney, and husband John C. Alexander.

     Surviving are her son, John E. (Kathy) Alexander of McLeansboro, Illinois; daughter Susan (Leo) Hefner of Waterloo, Illinois; grandchildren, John W. (Enuice) Alexander of Orange Texas, Missy (Scott) Silke of Booneville, Indiana; Brett (Kami) Hefner of New Lenox, Illinois; Brooke (Kyle) Koerber of Waterloo, Illinois; Farrah (Steve) Friedrich of Lake Elmo, Minnesota; nine great grandchildren; sister-in-law Madaline (Jerry) Brasher; and nephews Steve (Jacque) McKinney and Terry (Carla) McKinney.

     Funeral services were held at 2 PM, Sunday, August 24, 2014 at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg.  Rev. Bruce Cullers officiated.  Burial followed in Sunset Lawn Cemetery.  Visitation was from 12 PM to 2 PM, Sunday, August 24, 2014 at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the North Williford Baptist Church in Harrisburg.  Envelopes are available at the funeral home. 

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Norman L. Avery

1952 – 2014 

     Norman L. Avery, age 62, of Harrisburg passed away at 10:26 AM, Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at his residence.

     Norman was born on August 8, 1952 in Harrisburg to Janice L. Avery and was raised by Wayne Coseboon.  In 1991 he married Paula Littrell and she preceded him in death on February, 2012.  Norman was a disabled veteran and was a member of the American Legion. 

     Norman is survived by his son: Nick Avery; step-son: Nick Rider; brother: Leslie (Kathy) Coseboon; brother: Roger Stuby; sister: Debbie (Tom) Halter; granddaughter: Bailey Rider; Mary and Doug Centwell, Cheri Coseboon; cousin: Randy Coseboon, numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

     He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and Carl Coseboon.

     Memorial services will be at 10:00 AM, Monday, August 25, 2014 at Reed Funeral Chapel.  Rev. Harold Miller will officiate. Cremation will follow. There will be no visitation.  The family asks, in lieu of flowers, that donations be made to the Bailey Rider College Fund. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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Danny Allen "Dan" Huett

1956 - 2014

      Danny Allen "Dan" Huett age 58, of Harrisburg passed away on Monday, August 18, 2014 at the home of his sister.

     He was born on May 3, 1956 in Harrisburg, IL to the late Jack Huett and Joan (Redwine) Taft. He married Brenda (Ford) on June 5, 1981 and she preceded him in death on June 13, 2014.  Dan was a pastor and member of the Saline Baptist Association and of the McKinley Ave. Baptist Church.

    Dan is survived by his daughter: Melissa Cochran and Fiancé Anthony Pinkard of Harrisburg; 2 grandchildren: Zachary Cochran and Jaclynn Samantha Rakas;  Brother: Wilson Stucker of Independence, MO; Sister: Phyllis and husband Richard Slightom of Harrisburg; Sister: Pam Stucker and Terry Riley of Harrisburg and Brother: Kevin Stucker and Danny Thomas of Galatia

     He was preceded in death by his parents and wife Brenda.

     Services for Dan were held at 4 PM, Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at Reed Funeral Chapel. Rev. Joe Daniels officiated. Cremation followed. Visitation was from 2 to 4 PM, Wednesday at Reed Funeral Chapel. The family asks, in lieu of flowers, that donations be made to the American Cancer Society or McKinley Ave. Baptist Church. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.                  

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