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David Sterne David Sterne, 73, of Louisiana, passed away Nov. 27, 2013. Funeral services were held Monday, Dec. 2, at the First Christian Church in Louisiana, with the Rev. Gail Aurand officiating. Burial was in the Riverview Cemetery in Louisiana. David was born July 25, 1940 in Louisiana, the son of J.B. and Loretta Marie O’Brien Sterne. He married Ella Dietert, June 17, 1966 in Louisiana. She preceded him in
Phillip Ruyle Phillip Ruyle, 70 of New Hartford, Ill., passed away Oct. 17, 2013 at Eastside Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Pittsfield. Phillip married Margaret J. Meyers on July 18, 1969 by the Rev. William Knight and she survives. Phillip served in the United States Army, stationed in Germany during the Vietnam era as a lineman in the 25th Signal Battalion. He worked for Hercules in Louisiana, MO for 36
Chattie Sue Smith Funeral services will be held for Chattie Sue Darby Smith on Friday, November 22, at Collier Funeral Home in Louisiana. The Rev. Don Kelley will officiate. Her family will welcome visitors beginning at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Services will follow at 1 p.m. Chattie Sue was born March 24, 1921 in Savage, Tate County Miss. to Edward Presley Darby and Theodosia Calhoun Darby. They
R.M. Holliday Funeral services for R.M. Holliday, 96, of rural Louisiana, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9, at Collier Funeral Home in Louisiana. Holliday passed way Tuesday, Nov. 5, at Maple Grove Lodge Nursing Home in Louisiana. Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery near Louisiana. Nadine Eddington Funeral services for Nadine Eddington, 72,
Isaac Bryson Isaac Newton Bryson “Newt” passed away Oct. 10, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. Isaac was born Feb. 11, 1929 in Louisiana. He was a graduate of University of Missouri with a bachelor’s in history and journalism. Newt was a member of Kappa Alpha Mu and served in the Air Force as a first lieutenant from 1954-56. He was editor of Eastern Indiana Publishing from 1957-58 and was owner/publisher of
Kathryn Tophinke Kathryn M. Tophinke, 81, of Pittsfield, formerly of Bowling Green, passed away Oct. 14, 2013 at the Eastside Health Center in Pittsfield, Ill. Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, at the St. Clement Cemetery with Rev. Don Amelung officiating. Kathryn was born April 26, 1932 in Pike County, Ill., the daughter of Cecil Ray and Dorothy Izola Martin Davis. She married Robert Tophinke Oct.
Barbara Farris Mrs. Barbara Sue Farris, 71, of Jacksonville, Fla. formerly of Louisiana passed away Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 in Macclenny, Fla. Graveside services were held on Oct. 15 at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Louisiana. Barbara was born Oct. 21, 1941 in Vandalia, the daughter of Palmer and Julia Brewster Stroker. She married Richard Lee Farris Jan. 1, 1969 in Curryville and he preceded her in death Aug. 26, 2003.