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Marjorie Mae Hood
IN MEMORY OF
Hood, 91, of Rushville, IL, passed away at 1:45 a.m. Wednesday,
September 17, 2014 at Heritage Manor in Beardstown, IL.
She was born April 4, 1923 in Beardstown, IL.
She was the daughter of the late Walter and Lola Wight
Phelps. She married
Cecil H. Hood September 19, 1947 in Beardstown, IL.
He passed away on August 9, 1994.
Surviving is a daughter, Lynn Trone and husband Chris of
Rushville; three sons, Harold Hood of Rushville, James Hood and
wife Linda of Concord, NC, Robert Hood of La Crosse, WI; a
sister, Frances “Toad” Little of Washington, IL, 11
grandchildren, Stephanie, Sally, Terri, Lee, Shayna, Jason,
Marc, Eric, Michael, Ryan, Glenna, 15 great grandchildren, Abby,
Cody, Alex, Jakob, Deni, Tyler, Madelyn, Carson, Evan, Elliot,
Shayla, Jordan, Cecil, Aiden, Jonah, 3 great-great
grandchildren, Lillian, Keaton, Dawsyn.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Rozelle
“Rosie” Fore, Lamoine “Moine” Prochazka, one brother, William
“Bill” Phelps, one daughter-in-law, Charla Hood. She was a
member of the Rushville First United Methodist Church.
Before her marriage Marjorie worked as a telephone
operator at Camp Ellis during WW II.
She was also assigned as a phone operator during the
Beardstown Illinois river flood in the spring of 1943.
She later farmed with her husband and was a Certified
Nurses Aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for 17 years before
services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, September 22, 2014
at the Worthington Funeral Home with Rev. James Hood and Rev.
Grant Armstrong officiating.
Interment will follow in Rushville City Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Sunday at
the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the Schuyler Senior
Center or Schuyler Food Basket.
IN MEMORY OF
James L. Vancil, 81, of Rushville, IL passed away at 6:55 p.m.,
Monday, August 25, 2014 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, IL.
He was born on October 26, 1932 in Bainbridge Twp.,
Schuyler Co., IL. He was a son of the Leo & Adra Bellomy Vancil.
He married Louise Gabbert on June 28, 2013 in Rushville,
IL. She survives along
with his mother; Adra Vancil of Rushville, IL, (3) daughters;
Nancy Vancil of Hillsboro, AL, Carol Tipton of & Ernie of
Huntsville, AL, Leslie Vancil of
Nashville, TN, (2) step daughters; Suann DeWitt
& Josh of Oak Ridge, MO, Katrina Kirkham of Quincy, IL,
(4) grandchildren; James McFerrin, Meaghan McFerrin, Keenan
Tipton, Brennan Tipton, (5) step grandchildren; Logan DeWitt,
Abby DeWitt, Daphne Kirkham, Justin Kirkham, Tristan Kirkham. He
was preceded in death by his father & 2 grandsons; Justin
Tipton, Cameron Tipton.
He was a U. S. Air Force Korean Veteran.
He grew up farming with his father before working for
Motorola. Later he
worked for Infodetics, transferring from Mosler Safe Company in
Cincinnati, OH. In 1977
he started working for SCI from which he retired in 2003.
After retirement he enjoyed gardening, woodworking,
fishing, hiking & traveling.
He really liked being a host at various campgrounds &
meeting all the many travelers. His favorite thing to do was
spend time with his family & many friends.
A celebration of his
life will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 6, 2014, at
Schuy-Rush Park Lion’s Pavilion.
Memorials may be given to Hope Blooms. Worthington
Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.