Obituaries 

 

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Lynn Ellen Stambaugh

Della F. McDonald

Teena R. Woodruff

Nelson L. Sprinkle

Helen Virginia Baker

 

 

 



IN MEMORY OF

Lynn
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Lynn Ellen Stambaugh, 57, of Rushville, IL, passed away at 12:55 p.m. Friday, July 15, 2016 at her residence.  She was born on October 8, 1958 in Rushville, IL a daughter of the late Albert Eugene & Mary Elizabeth Stoneking Stambaugh.  She is survived by (1) son; Tyler Stambaugh, (1) grandson; Hayden Patrick Stambaugh                    both of Rushville, IL, (1) sister; Cindy Kay Davis of Macomb, IL, several nieces & nephews.  She was preceded in death by (1) brother; Francis Stambaugh. She was an auto detailer at Rushville Motors “Ford Garage” until she had to retire due to ill health.  Memorial services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, July 22, 2016 at Worthington Funeral Home with Patty Prather officiating.  Inurnment will be in Rushville City Cemetery at a later date.  Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until the time of services on Friday.  Memorials may be given to her family.

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Della
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Della Faye McDonald, 93, of Lewistown, IL, formerly of Rushville, IL, passed away at 9:17 a.m. Monday, July 4, 2016 at Prairie View Care Center in Lewistown, IL.  She was born on August 1, 1922 in Danbury, WI a daughter of the late Jesse & Alice Sears Root.  She married James F. McDonald on March 23, 1939 in Palmyra, MO.  He preceded her in death on February 23, 1984.  She is survived by (3) daughters; Helen Marie Diseron & husband Wayne of Rushville, IL, Marilyn Faye Emmons & Monte of Lewistown, IL, Judith Colleen Coulter of Las Vegas, NV, (12) grandchildren, several great grandchildren  & great-great grandchildren,  (3) brothers; Donald Root & Mary of Rushville, IL, George Root & Gwen of Gillespie, IL, Larry Root & Nancy of Lexington, MO,  numerous nieces & nephews.  She was preceded in death by (1) son; Ronald Frederick McDonald, (1) daughter; Martha Louise Cooper, (2) brothers; Eldred Root & LaVern Root, (4) grandchildren, (1) great grandchild, (2) sons-in-law.  Della was a custodian at Augustana College for many years.  She was a member of the Rushville Free Methodist Church.  Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday, July 8, 2016 at Worthington Funeral Home with Mr. David Haney officiating.  Interment will follow in Rushville City Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 1:30 p.m. until the time of services on Friday.  Memorials may be given to Prairie View Care Center.

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Teena
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Teena Raylene Sipes Woodruff, 62, of Rushville, IL, passed away at 2:34 p.m. Sunday, July 3, 2016, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL. She was born on July 11, 1953 in Rushville, IL a daughter of the late Gerald A. & Lulu Justine Lashbrook Sipes.  She married Robert Woodruff on May 17, 1986 at the Rushville Church of Christ (Christian).  He survives along with: (3) sons; Corey Sipes & wife Bobbi, Billy Glover & Melissa Mourning, Bobby Belville & wife Gretchen all of Rushville, IL, (2) granddaughters; Kayla Sipes, Rylee Glover, (2) grandsons; Adam Sipes, Ethan Ward, (2) great granddaughters; Carsyn Taylor, Caydence Taylor, (4) brothers; Gerald M. “Marley” Sipes & wife Donna of Rushville, IL, Jerry Lee Sipes & wife Tina of Meredosia, IL, Sam A. Sipes & wife Patty of Bluffs Springs, IL, Steven Earl Sipes of Rushville, IL, (2) sisters; Paula Scego & husband Barry of Browning, IL, Tamie Workman of Rushville, IL, numerous nieces & nephews. She was preceded in death by (1) sister; LuCinda Phillips Logsdon.  Teena was a very loving & caring C.N.A. for many years.  She loved spending time with her grandchildren and large family, especially during the holidays & at family cookouts. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, July 8, 2016 at Worthington Funeral Home with Rev. Greg Fish officiating.  Interment will follow in Christian Neck Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.  Memorials may be given to St Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN  38105.

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Nelson
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Nelson Landon Sprinkle, 83, of Pleasantview, IL, passed away at 12:06 p.m. Thursday, June 30, 2016 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL.  He was born April 8, 1933 in Madison Co., NC.  He was the son of the late Clifford and Bertha Crawford Sprinkle.  Surviving are two brothers, Harvey Sprinkle and George Sprinkle; two sisters, Beulah Hamlin and Joanne Butler.  He was preceded in death and one brother and three sisters.  There will be no services.  The Worthington Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

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Helen
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Helen Virginia Baker, 91, of Rushville, IL passed away at 4:02 p.m. Saturday, June 25, 2016 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL.  She was born on March 26, 1925 in Bainbridge Twp., Schuyler Co., IL a daughter of the late John Henry & Hildreth Simpson Orr.  She married Lyle Baker on November 20, 1943 in St. Charles, MO.  He preceded her in death on March 8, 2008.  She is survived by (4) sons; Allen Baker & Barbara of Camden, IL, David E. Baker & Carol of Good Hope, IL, Larry Baker of Rushville, IL, Marvin L. Baker & Jean of Bowen, IL (2) daughters; Karen Libby of Streator, IL, Carol Trinkle & Marty of Rushville, IL, (1) brother, Charles T. Orr & Sandy of Rockford, IL, (1) sister; Betty M. Shores & Ron of Lawrence, KS, (9) grandchildren, (22) great grandchildren, (3) great-great grandchildren,  numerous nieces & nephews.  She was preceded in death by; (8) grandchildren, (1) great grandchild,   (3) brothers; Bobby Orr, Stanley Orr, John H. Orr, (1) sister; Marilyn L. Parsons, (1) son-in-law; Dick Libby.  Helen was a very kind, devoted wife, mother & grandmother.  A homemaker all of her life, her children & grandchildren were of utmost importance to her.  She loved listening & singing gospel music and had a tremendous influence on her children to follow in her footsteps.  Her constant desire was for others to trust the Savior who had seen her through many of life’s struggles.  While our hearts ache at her home going, we rejoice knowing she is in the arms of her Heavenly Father she so trusted.  Dearly & deeply loved she will forever be in our hearts.  Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at Worthington Funeral Home with Rev. Aaron Baker & Rev. Terry Lucas officiating.  Interment will follow in Rushville City Cemetery.  Visitation will be held Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.   Memorials may be given to the Rushville Assembly of God Church. 

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