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Miriam Mae Orr

Jeffrey Ray Wooldridge

 

 

 



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Miriam
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Miriam Mae Orr, 74, of Rushville, IL, passed away at 1:00 p.m. Monday, January 2, 2017, at her home. She was born on January 28, 1942 in Rushville, IL a daughter of the late Jake & Anna Margaret Read Robeson.  She married William Dean Orr on July 2, 1990 in New Orleans, LA.  He survives along with (1) son, David Savage & wife Jan of Springfield, MO, (3) daughters, Beth Hood companion Donald Bolton of Vermont, IL, Kris Palmer & husband Randy of Industry, IL, Cam Fowler & husband Rick of Littleton, IL, (15) grandchildren, (13) great grandchildren, (1) niece, Dana Hamilton & husband  Gary, (1) nephew, Mike Robeson & companion Kendra, (4) great nephews.  She was preceded in death by (1) sister, Snoop Fredreca Robeson.  Miriam worked for Amax Coal Company for ten years & at NTN Bower in Macomb, IL for ten years, before retiring.  She loved spending time in her flower gardens& koi pond.  She also enjoyed feeding the birds & squirrels.  She collected garden fairies, owls & other lawn ornaments.  She was an accomplished photographer & enjoyed everything outdoors.  She & Dean rode their Harley Davidson all over the U.S. as long as her health permitted.      She loved to cook & family gatherings.  Private family services will be Thursday with Rev. Ronald Graham officiating.  Interment will be held in the Rushville City Cemetery.  There will be no formal visitation but friends may call from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Worthington Funeral Home.  Memorials may be given to Hope Blooms or McDonough District Hospital Hospice Program.

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Jeff
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Jeffrey Ray Wooldridge, 50, of rural Rushville, passed away on Tuesday, December 20, 2016, at his residence.  He was born on August 19, 1966 in Godfrey, IL.  He was the son of Donald Ray and Martha H. Murfin Wooldridge.  Surviving is his mother of Rushville; two sons, August Wooldridge of New Boston, TX, and Zach Wooldridge of Lynchburg, Virginia; a daughter, Kayla Wooldridge of Springfield, IL; his brother, Jason Wooldridge & wife Sheena of Texarkana, AR; two sisters, Penny Davis of Athens, IL, and Dee Eilman & husband Andy of Pleasant Plains, IL; three uncles; four aunts; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.  He was preceded in death by his father, Donald.  Jeff graduated from Easton High School and served in the US Navy.  Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, December 23, 2016 at the Worthington Funeral Home with Mr. David Haney officiating.  Interment will follow in the Oakwood Cemetery in Macomb, IL with Military services by Macomb American Legion Post #6 & VFW Post #1921 Honor Guards.  Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service on Friday at the funeral home.  Memorials may be given to his family.

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