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Ora Rae Feazel
1950 - 2016
Ora Rae Feazel, age 66 of Harrisburg, passed away at 5:17 PM, Monday, October 24, 2016, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, IL.
Ora was born on August 28, 1950 in Eldorado, IL. to Lucy (Reed) McConnell and the late Raymond, McConnell. On October 13, 1978 she married Burtis Feazel and he preceded her in death on June 19, 2014. She attended Harco Baptist Church.
Surviving family members include her mother: Lucy McConnell of Harrisburg; daughter: Lisa and husband John Prather of Norris City, IL; son: Nathan Feazel and his girl friend Megan Gulley of Harrisburg; 7 grandchildren: Brianna Prather, Caleb Prather, Jase Prather of Norris City, IL.; Natalie Bonnell of Pope County, IL; Maddison Feazel, McKynlee Feazel and Gavin Horton of Harrisburg, IL.; her sister: Ann Frost and husband Victor of Eldorado, IL.
Ora was preceded in death by her father Raymond McConnell.
Funeral services will be held at 1 PM, Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg. Rev. Roy Hughes will officiate. Burial will follow in Bramlet Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11 to 1PM, Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg.
Charles F. Densch
1931 - 2016
Charles F. Densch, age 85, of Harrisburg, passed away, Sunday, October 23, 2016 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.
Charles was born on August 2, 1931 in Harrisburg, to the late Karl F. and Lillie (Bridwell) Densch. He married Billie Joyce Foster in June of 1948 and she survives. He was a farmer, a member of the Saline County Farm Bureau; and he attended the First United Methodist Church in Harrisburg.
In addition to his wife, Billie, Charles is survived by a daughter, Joyce Ann Reed and husband Dick of Providence, Kentucky; son, Fred Densch and wife Janice of Eldorado, Illinois; daughter, Linda Beth Mitacek of Harrisburg; son, Louis “Boco” Densch and wife Debbie of Eldorado; sister, Karleen Tucker of South Bend, Indiana; brother and sister-in-law, Earl and Dawna Robb, of St. Charles, Missouri; grandchildren: Charles R. Reed and wife Christina, of Alton, Illinois; Karl Densch III and wife Amy of Eldorado, Illinois; Brian Densch and wife Amber of Harrisburg, Illinois; Sarah E. Mitacek of Chicago, Tim Mitacek and wife Beth of Morganfield, Kentucky, Amanda Gene Densch of Eldorado, and Nathan M. Densch and wife Meghan of Norris City, Illinois; five great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Charles was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Louise Moore, father and mother-in-law; Louis and Sadie Foster, step-mother-in-law, Ernestine Foster, brother-in-law George Tucker, and son-in-law, Timothy J. Mitacek.
Funeral services will be held at 1 PM, Thursday, October 27, 2016 at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg. Rev. Christine Cunningham will officiate and burial will follow in Lindale Cemetery at Eldorado. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 PM, Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg.
Judith “Judy” Karen Rann
1943 - 2016
Judith “Judy” Karen Rann, age 73, of Harrisburg, passed at 8:43 AM, Monday, October 24, 2016 at her residence.
Judy was born on Saturday, September 18, 1943 in Harrisburg to the late Julius and Marjorie (Gunter) Bona and she was raised in Galatia. She married Charles W. Rann in 1961 and he preceded her in death in 1997. Judy was a business teacher for 34 years, 32 years where with Harrisburg High School. Judy had a Bachelors and Masters degree from SIU and was a 50 year member, past President and two time Provence Chair of Delta Theta Tau Sorority. She was past president of Southern Illinois Business Education Association, long time member and past president of Saline County College Club, long time participant of bowling league, and a past member of several professional and civic organizations.
Judy is survived by one son, Mike Rann of Carterville, sister and brother-in-law, Janice and Ron Ozment of Harrisburg, two nieces, Veronica and Valerie Ozment of Harrisburg, cousins and spouse, Jim and Sally Courtney and family of Greensboro, North Carolina, sister-in-law, Frances Puckett and many, many great friends.
In addition to her parents, and husband, Charles, she was preceded in death by an infant son, sister-in-law, Kathleen Walls, and brother-in-law, Herman Puckett.
Memorials services will be held at 2 PM, Friday, October 28, 2016 at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg. Rev. John Hawkins will officiate. Burial will follow in Sunset Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 3:30 to 7:30 PM, Thursday, October 27, 2016 and from 1 PM to 2 PM, Friday, October 28, 2016 at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg. In lieu of flowers, donations may be to Hospice of Southern Illinois, Galatia New Life Church, Harrisburg High School Booster Club, or the charity of your choice.
James L. “Bud” Smee
1938 - 2016
James L. “Bud” Smee, son of James Harve and Lela (Potts) Smee, was born April 20. 1938. He died at the age of 78 in Deaconess Hospital at Evansville, Indiana, on October 13, 2016 at 6:30 PM. He had been sick for a while.
He was born and raised in Hardin County at Herod.
He professed his faith in Christ at the age of 73 years old. He worked in Gary, Indiana for many years and here in Harrisburg at Harrisburg Manufacturing Company, and as a farmer.
He leaves to mourn his passing a brother, Harvey Smee, Jr., two sisters, JoAnn Small and husband Jack, and Bertha J. Cozart; and several niece, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James Harvey Smee and Lela (Potts) Smee and grandparents.
Funeral services will be held at 11 AM, Monday, October 17, 2016 at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg. Rev. Ron Reed will officiate, burial will follow in Partain Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 AM to 11 AM, Monday, October 17, 2016. Memorials contributions may be made to Liberty Baptist Church. We wish to thank each and every one who was so kind and helpful, for all their prayers and kind words during the death of our brother, James. May God richest blessing be on you all.
Teala Marlene Dooley
1949 - 2016
Teala Marlene Dooley, 67, a long time resident of Harrisburg, Illinois passed away at her home on Monday, October 10, 2016.
Teala was born on Friday, July 1, 1949 in Harrisburg, Illinois. After graduation from Carrier Mills High School in 1967, Teala enlisted in the United States Army and was stationed in Fort Lewis, Washington until 1969. She retired from Ferrel Hospital in 2013 where she had worked as a supply clerk.
Teala is survived by her husband of 41 years, Henry Lee Dooley, three sons, John Dooley, Eric Ferguson, and Daniel Dooley and wife Amanda; four grandchildren, Isabella, Gabriella, Tara, and Maylee.
Teala was preceded in death by her parents, Charlene (Henshaw) Wallace and Homer Wallace, Jr.; brother, Tracey Wallace; and son Henry Lee “Hank” Dooley.
Funeral services will be held at 11 AM, Friday, October 14, 2016 at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg. Jerry Alexander will officiate and burial will follow in Sunset Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 PM to 8 PM, Thursday, October 13, 2016 at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg.
Betty Virginia Nyberg
1927 - 2016
Betty Virginia Nyberg, 89, of Harrisburg, IL passed away at 12:03 pm, August 18, 2016, at the Harrisburg Medical Center.
Betty was born in Tamaqua Pennsylvania on January 29,1927 to Jacob D. Derr and Mary Derr (Angstadt). She was the fourth of eight children. She married William A. Nyberg, at New York City on October 6, 1956. She worked in New York City, as a supervisor for the New York Telephone Company and later at Skaggs Pharmacy. She was a member of the McKinley Avenue Baptist Church
She is survived by her husband, Bill, of Harrisburg, daughter Annamary King of Lebanon Il, son Dan (Vicki) Nyberg, of Bellevue NE, and four grandchildren, Sara King Nightingale (Andy) of Portland Oregon, Adam King of Chicago, Jacob Nyberg, and Joseph Nyberg, Bellevue NE.
She was preceded in death by her parents, son William K. Nyberg, Denver CO, five brothers and two sisters.
As per her wishes, her body has been cremated and a memorial service will be held on October 8, 2016, at 10:30am at the McKinley Avenue Baptist Church Family Life Center. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the William K. Nyberg Memorial Criminal Justice Scholarship, Southeast Missouri State University Foundation, 1 University Plaza MS7300, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701.
Randy L. Weiss
1958 - 2016
Randy L. Weiss, age 57, of Morris, IL, passed away unexpectedly, Friday, September 30, 2016 at his residence in Morris, IL.
Randy was born on December 23, 1958 in Hillsboro, IL to Shirley Weiss and the late Benny Weiss. He married Tamara Jo Froman on December 18, 1980 and they were blessed with a son, Ben Tyler Weiss, born on February 18, 1986. Randy worked for Midtown Petroleum in Bridgeview, IL.
Surviving family members include his former wife: Tamara; son: Ben Tyler Weiss of Danville, IL; son: Jason Weiss of Danville, IL; brother: Jerry (Becky) Weiss of Harrisburg and several uncles, aunts and cousins.
Randy was preceded in death by his father, Benny J. Weiss of Harrisburg.
Funeral services will be held at 2 PM, Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg. Rev. Mark Smith will officiate. Burial will follow in Walnut Grove Cemetery south of Harrisburg. Visitation will be from 1 to 2 PM, Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg.
Marchetta “Skeets” Lambert
1926 - 2016
Marchetta was born on August 5, 1926 to Roy and Fultie Thurmond. Her parents were the owners of Cliff Café at Herod, IL from 1940 to 1963. Marchetta married Douglas Lambert on January 31, 1946 in Morganfield, KY and they enjoyed 62 wonderful years together; they lived most of their life in Harrisburg.
She graduated from Harrisburg Township High School with the class of 1944 and attended SIU. Marchetta taught in one room schools at Colbert School on Eagle Creek Road and Sadler School on Womble Road. She worked at Boren’s IGA in Harrisburg until her retirement. Marchetta was very active in church work where she was a member of Dorrisville Baptist Church and taught Sunday school class there. She was active in the WMU and other mission work. She enjoyed visiting people and sharing the Lord’s love.
Marchetta is survived by her four children: Cindy Hughes and husband Paul of Harrisburg, Duane Lambert and wife Suzette of Harrisburg, Paul “Shag” Lambert and wife Patti of Harrisburg and Ellen Bush and husband Fred of Harrisburg; eight grandchildren: Andrea Phalin and husband Mike, Jordan Lambert and wife Alexa, Brette Lambert, Douglas Einar Dyhrkopp and wife Jennifer, Kara Brass and husband Derek, Aaron Dyhrkopp and wife Jessica, Kaitlyn Smith and Karrigan Bush; great-grandchildren: Connor Phalin, Cooper Phalin, Olivia Brass, Barrett Brass, Anthony Dyhrkopp, Lauren Dyhrkopp, Benjamin Dyhrkopp and Noah Thaxton; sister: Pauline Crabb, as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Marchetta was preceded in death by her parents Roy and Fultie Thurmond, husband, Douglas Lambert, sisters, Nadine Ledbetter and Vivian DeMoss, brothers, Eugene and Edward Thurmond and son-in-law, Anthony “Tony” Dyhrkopp.
Funeral services were held at 3 PM, Sunday, October 2, 2016 at Dorrisville Baptist Church in Harrisburg. Rev. Dewayne Taylor officiated. Burial followed in Spring Valley Cemetery south of Harrisburg. Visitation was from 1 to 3 PM, Sunday, October 2, 2016 at Dorrisville Baptist Church in Harrisburg.
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