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Wanda Louise Frier
1928 – 2018
Wanda Louise Frier, age 89, of Evansville, Indiana, went to be with her Lord and Savior at 6:15 PM, Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Riverpointe Health Campus in Evansville, Indiana.
Wanda was born on September 14, 1928 in Harrisburg, Illinois to the late Bruce and Effie (Dooley) Foster. On August 15, 1948 she married Harry L. Frier, Sr. who preceded her in death on December 4, 2017. Wanda was a successful real estate broker for 40 years in Harrisburg. Wanda was very active and dedicated at the Land Street Church of God where she taught adult Sunday school for 40 years. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
Surviving family members include her two sons: Steven Frier and Greg Lutz of Newburgh, Indiana and Harry L. Frier, Jr. and wife Jennifer of Fairfield, Texas; two grandchildren: Brandon Frier and wife Elle of Dallas, Texas and Rachel Frier of Waco, Texas; several nieces and nephews.
Wanda was preceded in death by her parents and husband Harry L. Frier, Sr. and several siblings.
Funeral services will be held at 1 PM, Saturday, February 17, 2018 at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg. Nephew Samuel Barger will officiate. Burial will follow in Sunset Garden Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Memorial contributions may be made to Heart to Heart Hospice Services. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Amanda J. Wilson (Mitchell)
1925 – 2018
Amanda J. Wilson, age 92, of Harrisburg, went home to the Lord at 5:57 AM, Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Ferrell Hospital in Eldorado.
Amanda was born on November 1, 1925 to Tom and Katie (Maloney) Unthank. She grew up in the Texas City Community, completing schooling in Eldorado, Illinois and married Noble Mitchell of Harrisburg in 1946. To this union two sons were born, Thomas E. (Becky) Mitchell of Ridgway and Timothy (Valerie) Mitchell of Harrisburg. Noble preceded Amanda in death in 1967.
In 1972, Amanda married Wallace Eugene “Gene” Wilson of Harrisburg. She gained three sons with that marriage: Jim (Wilma) Wilson, Harold (Julie) Wilson and Dennis (Alison) Wilson, all of Harrisburg. Amanda was a long time member of the First Baptist Church in Harrisburg and Dorrisville Social Brethren Church of Harrisburg. She shared her singing talents and was very active in both churches serving as Treasurer of the Social Brethren Church for many years. She was also very active in the Harrisburg Women’s Club.
Amanda was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, Noble Mitchell, Eugene Wilson, son, Thomas Mitchell and sister, Virginia Phelps.
She is survived by sons: Tim Mitchell, Jim, Harold, and Dennis Wilson as well as her sister Dora (Dode) Drone. Also surviving are thirteen grandchildren: Natalie (Mitchell) Serpe, Josh Mitchell, Karl Cossey, Krystle Sands, Kurt Sands, Curt Wilson, Alison (Wilson) Phipps, Brian Wilson, Mark, Blake and Matthew Wilson, Jody (Wilson) McKnight and Lori Wilson Taber. She is also survived by many great-grandchildren, nephews, great and great-great-nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 11 AM, Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg. Bros. Jerry Wells and Bernie Cowgill officiated. Burial followed in Sunset Lawn Cemetery. Visitation was held from 5 to 8 PM, Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions be made in Amanda’s memory to The Dorrisville Social Brethren Church of Harrisburg.
Stephen DeWayne Reynolds
1969 – 2018
Stephen was born on December 17, 1969 in Harrisburg to Stephen David Reynolds and Judith A. Brasier (Vaughn). On June 22, 2002 he married Mendi Lee (Hafford). He was in the National Guard serving in Desert Storm. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and arrowhead hunting. The last year he was able to work, he was a semi-truck driver.
Stephen is survived by his wife: Mendi Reynolds of Harrisburg; two children: Lindsay Reynolds of Madisonville, Kentucky and Luke Reynolds of Owensboro, Kentucky; three grandchildren; father: Stephen David Reynolds of Sheridan, Wyoming; mother: Judith A. Brasier and husband Keith of Harrisburg; sister: Stephanie Church and husband Todd of Harrisburg.
At his request he will be cremated and there will be no funeral services.
Beverly Ann Dudley
1956 – 2018
She was born on September 1, 1956 in Harrisburg to Denzle and Evalene Gulley. On June 15, 1974, Beverly wed Jimmie Dudley. They shared 43 years of marriage together and were blessed with two wonderful children, Jamie Dudley and Sherrie (Richie) Frailey all of Harrisburg. Beverly was a member of Liberty Baptist Church where she was church clerk, organist and custodian. For over 12 years Beverly has worked for the Saline County Sheriff’s Department as a telecommunications operator.
Beverly is survived by her husband, mom, children, grandchildren: Hunter, Noah, Sydnie, Bradley, Jeffrey Frailey and Brittney (Dylan) Winters; siblings: Kevin (Lisa) Gulley, Cathy (Mark) Cockrum and Nancy (Keith) Woolard; nephew: Seth (Alyssa) Cockrum; nieces: Sara (Neal) Nobles, Megan (Lamar) Brown, Hannah Cockrum and boyfriend JohnMark Alecci, Anslea (Kyle) Harbison and Chelsea (Aaron) Lay; father-in-law and mother-in-law: Jim and Wanda Dudley; sisters-in-law: Diane Trail and Kim Romani; brother-in-law: Ken Sherrell.
Beverly was preceded in death by her dad and grandson Dawson.
Funeral services were held at 11 AM, Monday, February 5, 2018 at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg. Rev. Ron Reed and Bro. Mark Cockrum officiated. Burial followed in Liberty Cemetery. Visitation was held from 5 to 8 PM, Sunday, February 4, 2018 at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg. Donations may be made to the Liberty Baptist Church Building Fund.
Matthew Clayton Smock
2002 – 2018
Matthew was born on June 10, 2002 in Carbondale, Illinois to John and Martha (Tolbert) Smock. Though Matthew’s short time in this world was challenged by Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy his passion for life was unbridled. Matthew was a student at Harrisburg High School in his sophomore year and aspired to be a video game designer. He enjoyed movies, cooking, watching WWE professional wrestling, and his one true love, a black toy poodle, Sammie.
Matthew profoundly impacted the lives of all who knew and loved him. He will be greatly missed by scores of family and friends.
Surviving family members include his parents: John and Martha Smock of Harrisburg; sister: Amanda Nicole Smock of Harrisburg; maternal grandmother: Betty Jo (Dunn) Tolbert of Eagle, Wisconsin; aunt: Margaret Shimkus of Harrisburg; uncles: Rusty (Lori) Smock of Harrisburg, Steve (Cheryl) Smock of Harrisburg and Rev. Michael (Rose) Hook of Eagle, Wisconsin; several cousins also survive.
Matthew was preceded in death by paternal grandparents: John Russell and Freda (Turner) Smock; maternal grandfather: Norman L. Tolbert; uncle: Tony Shimkus; aunt: Linda Robinson.
Funeral services were held at 2 PM, Sunday, February 4, 2018 at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg. Rev. Michael D. Hook officiated. Burial followed in Sunset Lawn Cemetery. Visitation was held from 12 noon to 2 PM, Sunday, February 4, 2018 at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg. Those who would like may make monetary contributions to the Matthew Smock Fund at Peoples National Bank in Harrisburg, Illinois.
Mary Angela Cain
1967 – 2018
Mary Angela Cain, age 50, of Harrisburg, passed away at 3:05 PM, Monday, January 29, 2018 at Harrisburg Medical Center.
Mary was born on July 12, 1967 in Paris, Tennessee to Larry Duke.
Surviving family members include her daughter: Jessica Cain of Herrin; son: Bryan Cain of Christopher; father: Larry Duke and wife Roni Kay of West Frankfort; three brothers: Johnathan Duke and wife Ashley, Joshua Duke and Charles Mandrell; two grandchildren: McKenzie Hart and Elijah Cain; special friends: Steve Miller and Amin Miller.
Mary was preceded in death by a very special aunt: Susie Miller.
Funeral services were held at 2 PM, Friday, February 2, 2018 at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg. Rev. Chris Winkleman officiated. Burial followed in Sunset Lawn Cemetery. Visitation was held from 1to 2 PM, Friday, February 2, 2018 at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg.
Jacqueline C. Hicks
1936 - 2018
Jacqueline C. Hicks, age 81, of Herod, passed away at 5:45 AM, Monday, January 29, 2018 at Linda White Hospice Center in Evansville, Indiana.
Jacqueline was born on June 28, 1936 to the late George Dewey and Euna May (Robinson) Matheney. She married Cletis Partain on September 19, 1954 and he preceded her in death on January 29, 1959. To this union they bore two children, Teresa Lynn Kielhorn and George Allen “Pete” Partain. She married Charles W. “Doc” Hicks on June 28, 1974 and he preceded her in death on August 5, 2002.
Jacqueline is survived by a step-daughter, Christine Wagner of Golconda, Illinois; three grandchildren, Erin Krikie and husband Greg of Junction, Illinois; Julia Haner and husband John of Golconda, Illinois; and Doyle Wagner of Austin, Texas; four great-grandchildren, Jayden Krikie of Junction, Illinois; Jake Haner of Golconda, Illinois; Jaxon Haner of Golconda, Illinois; and Dylan Krikie and wife Danielle of Norris City; and several nieces and nephews.
Jacqueline was preceded in death by her parents, husband Cletis, husband Charles; daughter, Teresa Lynn Kielhorn; son, George Allen “Pete” Partain; brother, Herschel “Matt” Matheney; brother, Edison Eugene “Gene” Matheney; sister, Audie Albright; and brother, Nova Matheney.
Funeral services were held at 11 AM, Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg. Rev. Harold Miller officiated and burial followed in Lavender Cemetery at Herod. Visitation was held from 5 to 8 PM, Friday, February 2, 2018 at Reed Funeral Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to the Linda White Hospice Center.
Betty Jean (Harding) Kielhorn
1925 - 2018
She was a graduate of Harrisburg High School in 1943. October 10, 1048 she married James Arthur (Art) Kielhorn who she shared a wonderful 66 years together before his passing in 2015. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Harrisburg and was very active in the Egyptian Shrine Club Auxillary. Once she was retired from her book keeping position she enjoyed cooking, traveling with her husband, and sewing.
She is survived by her daughter Vickie (Kielhorn) Cowan or Portland, Oregon, Son Mike Kielhorn of Herod, Illinois. One granddaughter Erin (Greg) Krikie of Junction, 1 great granddaughter Jayden Krikie of Junction. She was preceded in death by her parents Claude and Luella Harding, one brother C.M. (Jr.) Harding, one sister Marilou Witt, as well as her husband James A Kielhorn.
Funeral services were held at 1 PM, Thursday, February 1, 2018 at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg. Rev. Ron George officiated and burial followed in Sunset Lawn Cemetery. Visitation was held from 12 noon to 1 PM, Thursday, February 1, 2018 at Reed Funeral Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church in Harrisburg.
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