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Lucille R. Shouse

Roseta S. McCord

Gloria Lee Clements

Robert E. "Bob" Rice

 

 




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Lucille
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Lucille Shouse, 83, of Rushville, IL passed away at 7:02 a.m. on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at her residence.  She was born on July 30, 1931 in Ashley, IL a daughter of the late Rollo & Grace Wilson Johnson.  She married Eugene Shouse on   June 27, 1953 in Centralia, IL.  He preceded her in death on March 21, 2006.   She is survived by (1) son; Michael Eugene Shouse & wife Kristy of Rushville, IL, (1) daughter; Debra Lee Shinn & husband Dan of Arenzville, IL, (6) grandchildren, (14) great grandchildren, (1) sister; Mary Fortag of Normal, IL, (4) brothers; Louis Johnson of Hickman KY, Maynard Johnson of Alton, IL, Marion “Shorty” Johnson of Miner, IL,  Frank Johnson of  Thompealeau, WI,   She was preceded in death by (3) sisters; Mae Ackerson, Fern Winter, Lois Payne, (2) brothers; Bill Johnson, Robert Johnson. Lucille worked at the Glove Factory in Beardstown, IL for many years.  She enjoyed sewing, gardening & feeding & watching hummingbirds.  Funeral services will be held at 12:00 noon on Monday, October 27, 2014 at Worthington Funeral Home with Mr. David Haney officiating.  Interment will follow in Christian Neck Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time on services on Monday.  Memorials may be given to the Rushville HELP Center.

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Roseta
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Roseta Susanne McCord, 69, of Rushville, IL, passed away at 12:50 p.m., Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at her residence. She was born on February 27, 1945 at Hamburg, Germany the daughter of the late Peter & Irene Lang.  She is survived by a son, David Allen Maxwell of Rushville, IL, a daughter, Karen Joyce Neace of Griffith, IN, five grandchildren, eight great grandchildren.  She graduated from Bremen High School in Midlothian, IL, Adrian Arpell Beauty School and Thornton Community College where she became a certified welder.  She was employed by Honeycomb Beauty Salon in Chicago, IL for thirteen years.  She later worked at International Harvester & J.T. Ryerson & Sons both in Chicago, IL. for many years, until retirement.  Memorial services will be held at a later date.  Worthington Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Gloria
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Gloria Lee Clements, 89, of Beardstown, IL, formerly of Browning, passed away at 12:48 p.m. Sunday, October 19, 2014 at the Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville.  She was born on September 24, 1925 in Browning, IL.  She was the daughter of the late George and Fairy Harris McGinnis.  She married Albert “Whitey” Breeden.  He preceded her in death on October 31, 1980.  She later married William Lee Clements August 8, 1981 at the Browning Church of Christ in Browning, IL.  He passed away April 19, 2011.  Surviving is a daughter, Sheila Ann Pherigo & husband Randy of Beardstown, IL; (2) step sons, Michael Lee Clements, Patrick Ray Clements & wife Marsha all of Rushville; (11) grandchildren (13) great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by a daughter, Roxanne Callihan.  Gloria was a member of the Bader Christian Church.  She & her husband, Bill loved traveling, camping, & nature, especially birds.  Gloria liked knitting, & crocheting.  She also enjoyed music, especially playing the piano. She also liked playing bingo at the nursing home.  Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m.  on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at Worthington Funeral Home with Mr. Mike Shirley officiating.  Interment will follow in Browning Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until the time of services on Wednesday.  Memorials may be given to the Bader Christian Church. 

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Bob
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Robert E. Rice, 88, of Rushville, IL passed away at 6:39 p.m. Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL.  He was born on September 26, 1926 in Macomb, IL the son of the late Winnie & Lola Haley Rice.  He married Mary Harkless on May 2, 1948 in Rushville, IL.  She survives along with, one son; Robert Rice, Jr. & wife Connie of  Acworth, GA, one daughter; Cindy Paisley & husband Kent of Rushville, IL, four grandchildren; Reagan Yount & husband Arthur, Ryan Rice & Fiancée Wren Lawrence, Carrie Skiles & husband Chad, Brad Paisley, three great grandchildren; Meredith Yount, Arthur Yount III, Gabe Skiles, one brother; Ron Rice & wife Ruby of Rushville, IL, two sisters; Marjorie Whitfield of Port Huron, MI, Ruby Wolesky of Owatonna, MN.  He was preceded in death by two brothers; infant Everett Lee Rice & Russell “Bud” Rice.  Bob was a U.S. Army Veteran of W.W. II serving overseas in Okinawa, Japan.  He worked at Pickinpaugh Motor Co. and at Winnie Rice Garage for many years.  He later owned and operated Bob’s Dent Shop before retiring. Bob was a member & past commander of the Schuyler American Legion Post #4 and helped with Military Funeral Details for many years.  He was also a member and past commander of Guthrie Pierce Post #1239 Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was a member of the Voiture #1100 40&8, serving as past Chef De Gare & past Grand Cheminot of the 5th District of IL.  He served on the Rushville Fire Dept. for many years.  He was a member of Rushville Lodge #9 AF & AM, Quincy Consistory, Ansar Shrine of Springfield, Ansar Clown Unit, 22 Club, Late Knight Cruisers Car Club & Scripps Park Wednesday Night Golf League.  He was a charter member of the Schuyler Karting Club & served on the first Schuy-Rush Park board.  Bob loved anything to do with antique cars, watching NASCAR races, football, and golf.  His greatest joy was spending time with his family & many friends, telling stories about his life.  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 4, 2014 at Worthington Funeral Home with Rev. John Sowers & Mr. David Haney officiating.  Interment will follow in Rushville City Cemetery with Military honors by a U. S. Army Honors Detail & Schuyler American Legion Post #4.   Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with Masonic Services to follow. Memorials may be given to the Rushville Fire Dept. or the Honors Flight Program.

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