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Marjorie Mae Hood

James L. Vancil

 

 




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Marjorie
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Marjorie Mae 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 retiring.  Funeral 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.

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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. 

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