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Mary F. Trone

David L. Severns

Jacqueline L. Sargent

 

 

 




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Mary F. Ritchey Trone, 96, of Rushville, IL passed away at 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at Snyder's Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born in Rushville, IL on  February 8, 1919 the only child of the late Robert & Lenora Lambert Ritchey.  She first married  J.M. Waters.  On November 13, 1944 in Virginia, IL she married John E. "Dice" Trone.  He preceded her in death on February 10, 2004.  She is survived by (1) daughter; Carol Klitz & husband Carson of  Rushville, IL, (1) grandson; Christopher Klitz & wife Dianne of Rushville, IL, (2) great grandsons; Brady Ross Klitz & Jason Christopher Klitz.  She graduated from Rushville High School in 1936.  She owned & operated Mary's  Dari-Maid & Mary's Cafe for many years before retiring in 1994.  She was a member of the Rushville Presbyterian Church.  She loved to cook & collect cook books. She was also an Elvis Presley & Dallas Cowboys fan.  Mary was a loving & caring person with a special love for her family and will be missed by all who knew her.  Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 29, 2015 at Worthington Funeral Home with David Haney officiating.  Interment will follow in Sugar Grove North Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home.  Memorials may be given to Hope Blooms or the Rushville/Industry Rocket Boosters.

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David Leroy Severns, 67, passed away at 9:54 a.m. Saturday, June 6, 2015 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL.  He was born on March 9, 1948 in Beardstown, IL a son of the late Warren W. “Bill” & Donna Jean Pryor Severns.  He graduated from Beardstown High School & married Linda Struble on April 8, 1966 at the Browning Christian Church.  She survives along with (2) daughters; Shelly Johnson, Marcy Brunswig & husband Dwayne, (1) son; David Severns & wife Jennifer, (7) grandchildren; Tanner, Macey & Conner Johnson, Callie, Mallorie & Amber Brunswig, Zach Severns.  He was preceded in death by (2) sisters; Kay Dodds & Marilyn Severns.  He served in the U. S. Army from 1967 until 1971 where he did two tours of duty in Viet Nam.  He was retired from IBEW Local 51 & was a member of the Guthrie Pierce Post #1239, Veterans of Foreign Wars & Beardstown Benevolent & Protective Order of Elks #1007.  David spent most of his winters in a duck blind as this was a passion of his.  He spent his springs rooting for the Chicago Cubs.  He always looked forward to spending time with his grandchildren & going to their sporting events.  When his grandchildren were not at his house you could find him outside in his swing with his dog, Maggie, who was his good friend.  There will not be a funeral service.  A visitation will be held from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at the Worthington Funeral Home.  Memorials may be given to the donor’s choice and may be left at the funeral home.

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Jacqueline Louise Sargent, 88, of rural Rushville, IL passed away at 9:20 p.m., Friday, June 5, 2015 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL. She was born on July 1, 1926 in Henry, IL a daughter of the late Willard H. & Glenna Sivell Heininger.  She married John Bernard Sargent on April 13, 1947 in Rushville, IL.  He preceded her in death on August 19, 2003.  She is survived by (2) sons; James Michael Sargent & Amber of Rushville, IL, Scott Alan Sargent & Jamie  of Blue Earth, MN, (3) grandsons; Brandon Sargent & Fiance’ Stephanie Gilson Hibbs, Josh Sargent, Arthur Cook,  (1) granddaughter; Mercedez Kaufman, (5) great grandchildren; Briar, Liam, Madelyn, Josie & Brennan.  She was preceded in death by (1) daughter; Sharyl Busby, (1) great granddaughter; Gracie Marie Sargent.  She attended Rushville High School & Bradley University.  She  worked for the Rushville school system from 1945 to 1967.  In 1972 she was employed by the States’ Attorney, Arthur R. Strong and in 1980 she was employed by States’ Attorney, Alesia A. McMillen until retiring in 1998. She was a member of the Rushville First United Methodist Church & PEO Sisterhood.  After retirement she was a volunteer at her church & for Cass-Schuyler Area Hospice.  Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at Worthington Funeral Home with Rev. Grant Armstrong officiating.  Interment will follow in Rushville City Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.  Memorials may be given to Rushville First United Methodist Church or Cass-Schuyler Area Hospice. 

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Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> > Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> > Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> > Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> > Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> > Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> --> > Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> > Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> > Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> > Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> > Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> > Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> > Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> > Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> --> > ml> --> > he married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> > Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> > Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> --> > ml> --> > e & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> > Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> --> > ml> --> > he married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> > Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> > Dorothy Anne Geer Taylor, 93, of Rushville, IL passed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> --> > ml> --> > sed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> --> > ml> --> > l> > --> > ml> --> > > ml> --> > "mso-spacerun: yes">   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> --> > ml> --> > sed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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> --> > ml> --> > sed away at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on May 7, 1921 in Schuyler County, IL to the late Vail & Clara Ritchey Ward.  She married Ansel G. Geer who passed away August 11, 1980. Dorothy later married Paul Taylor on March 24, 1981 in Rushville.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1998. She is survived by (1) daughter Georgia Morrell Grate & husband David of Rushville, IL; (1) granddaughter Roxanna Anne Morrell; (1) great granddaughter Rebecca Clara French; (2) great-great granddaughters Alexis Jade French & Aaliyah French.   She was preceded by (2) brothers, William and Major Ward; (1) sister, Roberta McClelland.   Dorothy worked at J.C. Penny’s in Rushville & was a nurse’s aide at Culbertson Memorial Hospital for many years until retiring in 1983. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. John Sowers officiating.  Interment will follow.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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