Nellie Irene (Williams) Miller 1971 Obituary
- BILBREY Leroy Bilbrey, 75, of Route 2 died at 2 p.m. Friday in St. Mary's Hospital. Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday in McMullen Funeral Home, Sullivan wbere friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Sunday. Burial will be at Camp Butler, Springfield. Mr. Bilbrey was born in Cadwell, a son of Reuben and Nancy Auld Bilbrey. He was a retired employee of Leader Works Stansteel Corp. He was a World War I veteran, a member of the American Legion, V. F. W., and the Christian Church in Cadwell. He married Venetia Hood in 1921 in Nevada, Iowa. Mr. Bilbrey leaves his wife; sons, Clarence of Chicago; Robert, Larry and Bill, all of Decatur; and Fred of Tucson, Ariz.; daughters, Mrs. Ruby Malone of Memphis, Tenn.; and Mrs. Gerald (Shirley) Overlain of Macon; half-brothers, half-brothers, half-brothers, Cary Clevenger of Mount Zion, and Grandville Clevenger of Rock-ford; Rock-ford; Rock-ford; 20 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. great-grandchildren. great-grandchildren. BRANDON Bud Brandon, 80, of 2155 Johns Ave., died at 9:45 p.m. Friday in the Danville Veterans Hospital, Danville. Graveside services with military rites will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Burial will be at the Jonathon Creek Cemetery, Sullivan. Friends may call Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the McMullen Funeral Home, Sullivan. Mr. Brandon was born in Gamaliel, Ky., a son of Mark and Clara Keith Brandon. He was a retired employee of the A. E. Staley Mfg. Co. and a member of the Staley Fellow ship Club and the American Legion. He was a World War I veteran. Mr. Brandon married Mattie Hale on March 28, 1920, in Gamaliel, Ky. Surviving him are his wife; daughter, Donna Brandon, at home; brothers, . Lum of Decatur; Perry of Peoria, and Mac of Tennessee; and a sister. Three brothers and one sister preceded him in death. MATSON Larry L. Matson. 24. of Route 2 died about 4 a.m. Friday ap parently of a fall from his motorcycle. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in J. J. Moran & Sons Funeral Home where friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Monday. Burial will be m the veterans' section of Grace- Grace- land Cemetery. MILLER Mrs: Perry (Nellie I.) Miller, 64, of Route 3 died 11:40 a.m. Friday in Decatur Memorial Hospital. Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday in Mount Gilead Cemetery. Friends may call from to 7 p.m. Sunday in the Dawson & Wikoff Funeral Funeral Home. Mrs. Miller was born in Decatur, a daughter of David and Edith Knowls Williams. She married Perry Miller in St. Louis, Mo., in 1942. Surviving are her husband; one stepson, Robert Miller of Los Pallos, Calif.; a stepdaughter, stepdaughter, Mrs. Jeanette Bledsaw of Decatur; two sisters, Mrs. Kenneth (Da) Hoyt and Mrs. Elsie March, both of Decatur; seven grandchildren and several great grandchildren. One brother preceded her in death. SHIREY Rex Robert Shirey, 67, formerly of Decatur, died 5:10 p.m. Friday in Washington, 111. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Mr. Shirey had lived in Decatur where he was a meat cutter at various grocery stores. Survivors include his wife, Getrude of Washington, 111.; a brother, Ray of Phoenix; a sister, Mrs. Cecil Altman of Phoenix; a son, R. G. Shirey, stationed with the Navy in California; two daughters, Mrs. Hal (Joyce) Erickson, Concord, Calif., and Mrs. Richard (Betty) Gillen of Decatur and two grandchildren. STUBBLEFIELD Mrs. Lipscomb (Ida) Stub-blefield, Stub-blefield, Stub-blefield, 91, formerly of Decatur, died at 6 p.m. Thursday in Byron. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. ' Monday at Brintl-inger's Brintl-inger's Brintl-inger's Funeral Home, Decatur. Burial will be in Fairlawn Cemetery. Mrs. Stubblefield was born in Decatur a daughter of George and Elizabeth Risley Loring. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, the Decatur Barn Colony, the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Illinois Ceramic Guild, National Pen Women, Hoosier Art Salon and the ISU Alumni Association. She married Lipscomb Stubblefield Stubblefield in 1908. Survivors include a daughter; Mrs. Harold (Sue) Neely, Pecatonica; a sister; Mrs. John (Lucille) Evans of Decatur and three grandchildren. WAGNER Frank B. Wagner, 66, of 68 South Side Country Club Rd. died at 7:05 p.m. Friday in St. Mary's Hospital. WALLBAUM . Anthony Frederick Wallbaum, 65, of 63 Ridgeway Dr. died at 8:17 p.m. Thursday in Decatur Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be at Berry Funeral Home, Virden. Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Dawson & Wikoff Funeral Home. Burial will be in Macon County Memorial Park. Mr. Wallbaum was born in Pleasant Plains, a son of Henry and Emma Shoemaker Wallbaum. Wallbaum. He worked as a former machinist helper for the Union Iron Works. He was a veteran of World War II and a member of the South Shores United Methodist Church. He married Frances Jennings in Jacksonville on March 20, 1945. Surviving Mr. Wallbaum are his wife; one son, William H. of Decatur; two sisters, Mrs. Gertrude Conlee of Franklin; Mrs. Anna Flynn of Cincinnati, Ohio; five brothers, Frank of Pleasant Plains; Edwin and Paul, both of Cincinnati, Ohio; Robert of Waverly; Raymond of Jacksonville; two grandchildren. grandchildren.