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B2 LOCAL SUNDAY, MARCH 23, 2003 DECATUR, ILLINOIS MACON COUNTY Ballinger DECATUR Evelyn L. Goodwin Ballinger, 80, of Decatur died 3:48 a.m. Thursday (March 20, 2003) in Deca tur Memorial Hospital. Services will be 2:30 p.m. Monday in Brintlinger and Earl Funeral Homes with visitation one hour before services. Burial will be in Evelyn Ballinger Point Pleasant Cemetery, Long Creek. Memorials: Shriner's Hospitals for Children. Evelyn was born Aug. 1, 1922, in Cheyenne, Wyo., the daughter of Clyde and Evelyn Hill Goodwin. She previously worked at Home Manufacturing on Eldorado Street, SS Kresge's and General Electric. She was a great cook and especially known for her pies. She also enjoyed gardening. She married John L. Ballinger Sr. in 1946 in Decatur. He preceded her in death Nov. 12, 2001. Surviving are her sons, Dennis D. Ballinger Sr. and wife Cathy of Decatur; John L. Ballinger Jr. and wife Wendie of Oreana; grandchildren, Jeffrey and Mark Ballinger; Dennis Ballinger Jr. and fiancee Jennifer Stubblefield; Mike Ballinger and wife Molly; brothers, Leslie, Russell and Wayne Goodwin, all of Mount Zion. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sister, Mary Bartello; infant brother, Billy. She was a devoted mother and grandmother. A special thank-you to Dr. Carlos Fior and the staff at Fair Havens Christian Home. Bower DECATUR Louise Annabelle Bower, 88, Decatur, died Friday (March 21, 2003). Arrangements incomplete: GracelandFairlawn Funeral Home. Harford DECATUR Duane Louis Harford, 79, of Decatur died 10 a.m. Thursday (March 20, 2003) in his home. Services will be 11 a.m. Monday in Brintlinger and Earl Funeral Homes r with visitation 6 fJl- t 8 p.m. Sun-A-rrSJ day. Burial will Duane Harford be in North 4 Fork Cemetery with military rites conducted by the Macon County Honor Guard. Memorials: donor's choice. Duane was born Aug. 16, 1923, in Jones County, Monti-cello, Iowa, the son of Harvey Lowe and Hazel Ardella Martin Harford. He was a member of Plumbers and Pipe Fitters Union Local 65 for 55 years and BPOE 401. He retired from T.A. Brinkoetter and Sons as an estimator and currently worked part time at Lakeside Motors. He was appointed as a cemetery trustee for Long Creek Township in 1991 and served until his death. The Morse and Bar-nett Additions were added during this period to the township cemeteries. He served in the Civilian Conservation Corps from 1940-41, joined the Army before Pearl Harbor, 1941, and served as a tank driver in the 706 Tank Battalion, 77 Division, in the Pacific Theater and was discharged in December 1945. He moved to Decatur in 1946. He married Betty Lou Provin of Decatur on Nov. 17, 1946. They made their home in Decatur, Long Creek Township, ever since. Surviving are his wife; son, Kevin Harford and wife Linda of Decatur; daughter, Terri Goodman and husband Barry of Decatur; grandson, Tory Allen Goodman of Decatur; stepgranddaughters, Kristen Goodman and Lora Fletcher; sisters, Winnoa Dierks of Mon-ticello, Iowa; Wilma McNeilly of Lake Forest, Calif.; Carol Ann Hansen of New Brighton, Minn.; Sandra Spahr of Monti-cello, Iowa. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Rollo D.; and sisters, Wanda Hodges and Pearl Dabbs. Houseworth DECATUR Henry H. Houseworth, 95, Decatur, retired electrician, died Thursday (March 20, 2003). Graveside services: 1 p.m. Monday, Macon County Memorial Park, Harristown. Arrangements by: Brintlinger and Earl Funeral Homes. wa deaths listed Decatur, Macon County ASH, Wilma R., Niantic BALLINGER, Evelyn L, Decatur BOWER, Louise Annabelle, Decatur HARFORD, Duane Louis, Decatur HOUSEWORTH, Henry H., Decatur JARRETT, Roscoe Jr., Decatur McGUIRE, Charlotte, Maroa RHODES, Charles Leo, Decatur SCHOWAUER, Robert J., Decatur STEVENS, Don Roger, Decatur TEFFT, Maxine Belle, Decatur TERT0CHA, W. Dean, Decatur TIMMONS, Lavena E., Niantic WINTERSTEEN POWERS, Colleen, Decatur Central Illinois B0TT0RFF, Lyman, Flora BRADLEY, Ina L, Pana C00LEY, Florence M., Charleston DELZELL, Loren Layton, Olney D0WD, Vennard Sylvester, Moweaqua FORD, Norman W., Villa Grove F0RNSHELL, Jeffrey D., Atwood FULSF0RD, Gertrude, Effingham HARBAUGH, Robert D., Newman PRUEMER, Albert E., Teutopolis STOUT, Betty L, Effingham The Herald & Review publishes death notices free including date of death and service arrangements. Basic obituaries are published for a flat fee of $15. There are limits on the amount of information included in basic obituaries. Expanded obituaries, which include additional information desired by the family of the deceased, are published for $9 per column inch. The obituary desk is open from 2:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. daily at 421-7969 or 1-800-453-3639. n.; Individuals who have served in the U.S. armed forces. Jarrett DECATUR Roscoe Jarrett Jr., 57, of Decatur died 10 p.m. Thursday (March 20, 2003) in his home. Services will be noon Tuesday in Church of Living God Temple 4, with Overseer E.F. Gray officiating. Visitation will be one hour before services in the church. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery. Walker Funeral Service and Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Jarrett was born July 24, 1945, in Brownsville, Tenn., the son of Roscoe Jarrett Sr. and Willie Lou Jarrett. He attended Richland Community College. Surviving are his sons, Cortez Jarrett of Chicago; Darnell Jarrett of Springfield; Henry and Marcus Clark, both of Decatur; daughters, Gwendolyn and LaPortia Clark and Natasha Brown, all of Decatur; grandchildren, Christina, Moses and Breana Clark of Decatur; siblings, E. Jean Jarrett of St. Louis; Selena Dabn-er, Eddie C. Jarrett and Arnet-ta Denman, all of Decatur; brothers-in-law, Leonard Dab-ner of Decatur; Mack Denman of Peru, Ind.; nieces and nephews, Byron C. hood of Sacramento, Calif.; Melissa D. (Tyrone) Baker of Bronx, N.Y.; Dawn F. Jarrett of Urbana; Eric L. Dabner of Decatur; Juan M. Jarrett and Quintin C. Jarrett, both of Sacramento. He was preceded in death by his father and sister, Ora Lee Jarrett. McGuire MAROA Charlotte Hursh McGuire, 89, of Maroa died 8:40 p.m. Thursday (March 20, 2003) in Fair Havens Christian Home. Services will be 3 p.m. Sunday in Calvert Funeral Home, Maroa, with Pastor Bruce Jacobs officiating. Visitation will be two hours before Charlotte McGuire services. Burial will be in Illi-ni Cemetery, Warrensburg. Memorials: Alzheimer's Association or Maroa Public Library. Mrs. McGuire was born Oct. 17, 1913, in Hudson, Iowa, the daughter of Harry Cole "Happy" Hursh and Ruth Faith. She attended Maroa United Methodist Church. She was a retired schoolteacher, with 31 years of service in Macon County. She was a graduate of University of Illinois. She married William Alfred McGuire on Sept. 14, 1940, in Maroa. He preceded her in death June 13, 1997. Surviving are her daughters, Susan (Haruo) Kusama of St. Louis, Mo.; Melanie McGuire of Amarillo, Texas; son, Bill (Carol) McGuire of Maroa; grandchildren, Karyn Kusama, Kristen Kusama, Allen McGuire and Maren McGuire; nephew, Dan Hursh of Decatur. She was preceded in death by her grandson, Kevin Kusama; one brother and one sister. r - ) : OBITUARIES Charles Rhodes dies at 1 00 DECATUR Charles Leo Rhodes, 100, of Carlinville, father of Wayne Rhodes of Decatur, died 8:20 p.m. Friday (March 21, 2003) in Heritage Manor. Funeral Mass will be 7 p.m. Monday in Sister Mary and Joseph Catholic Church, Carlinville, with the Rev. Dean Probst officiating. Visitation will be 4 p.m. until services in the church with 6 p.m. Elks ritual. Burial will be 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in New Calvary Cemetery, Carlinville. Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Carlinville, is in charge of arrangements. Memorials: New Calvary Cemetery. Mr. Rhodes was born June 5, 1902, in Carlinville, the son of Joseph Martin and Martina Regli Rhodes. He retired in 1980 as a grain and livestock Schowalter DECATUR Robert J. Schowalter, 75, of Decatur died 4:30 p.m. Thursday (March 20, 2003). Mr. Schowalter was born April 20, 1927, in Keokuk, Iowa, the son of Ralph A. and Clara Klepfer Schowalter. In 1992, he retired as director of the Decatur Airport. He married Janice Robert Schowalter Kiner on Jan. 16, 1960, m Kansas City, Mo. Surviving are his wife of 43 years; children, Mary Clair Roney and husband Lynn of Franklin, Tenn.; Michael Schowalter of Bethany; Joseph Schowalter and wife Victoria of Kearney, Mo.; grandchildren, Beth, Leslie and Kyle Roney; William and Thomas Schowalter. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, F.W. Schowalter; and one brother in infancy. An informal gathering of family and friends will be 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in the Main Hangar in Decatur Airport. Brintlinger and Earl Funeral Homes is in charge of arrangements. SI Stevens DECATUR Don Roger Stevens, 65, of Decatur died Friday (March 21, 2003) in Prairie Rose Healthcare Cen ter, Pana. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday in Fairlawn Cemetery with military rites by the Macon County Honor Don Stevens Guard. Visitation will be one hour before services in GracelandFairlawn Funeral Home. Memorials: donor's choice. Don was born July 14, 1937, in Decatur, the son of William Henry and Laura Dodds Stevens. He was a carpenter for Local Union 742 and a Korean War Army veteran. Surviving are his son, Don Stevens and wife Kattie of Decatur; daughter, Kelly Stevens of Jefferson City, Mo.; sisters, Betty Kettering of Grand Terrace, Calif.; Linda Schmeling of Mount Zion; grandchildren, Nichole Francisco, Torey Stevens and Kait-lynn Stevens. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister. Introducing! 'V5. V farmer in the Carlinville area. He married Genevieve Magdalen Schaefer on Jan. 28, 1925, in St. Joseph Church, Carlinville. She preceded him in death January 1991. Surviving are his children, Audrey (Robert) Kates and Loren (Rosemarie) Rhodes, all of Carlinville; Dale (Marilyn) Rhodes of Gillespie; Emmett (Pat) Rhodes of Bull Head, Ariz.; Wayne Rhodes of Decatur; sister, Josephine Klein of Staunton; 24 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; daughter, Kathleen Harms; sisters, Teresa Little, Julia Dunn, Marie Meredith and Clara Behme; brother, William Rhodes; and one granddaughter. Timmons NIANTIC Lavena E. "Lovey" Timmons, 85, of Niantic died 4:58 p.m. Friday (March 21, 2003) in her home. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday in Long Point Cemetery, Niantic. Dawson & Wikoff West Wood Street Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Memorials: American Heart Association. Mrs. Timmons was born Feb. 12, 1918, in Decatur, the daughter of William Henry and Grace Keith Witts. She married Wayne L. Timmons on April 7, 1942, in St. Louis, Mo. He preceded her in death April 19, 1975. Surviving are her sons, Tony K. Timmons of Niantic; Joel W. Timmons, J. Douglas Timmons and D. Michael Timmons and wife Wanda, all of Warrensburg; daughters, Nancy A. Timmons, Linda J. Timmons, and Sandra J. Lyon and husband Tyler, all of Niantic; sisters, Marva Moore and husband Joseph and Ethel Glass, all of Niantic; grandchildren, James Timmons, Christina Wilson, Angela Chumbley, Lindsay Lyon, Michael Timmons, Ryan Timmons, Travis Timmons, Matthew Timmons, Justin Lyon, Megan Timmons and Garrett Timmons; greatgrandchildren, Zachary and Rebecca Chumbley and Kalob Timmons. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, one son, one daughter, four brothers and six sisters. Lovey was a loving mother and grandmother and will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Tertocha DECATUR W. Dean Tertocha, 77, Tucson, Ariz., formerly of Decatur, died March 10, 2003. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Monday, Macon County Memorial Park, Harristown, with military rites. Arrangements by: Brintlinger and Earl Funeral Homes. MOMS NTS . "Everlasting Memorial Wreaths" Contact your funeral director or call 422-8750 EAGLE You'll be proud to call Eagle Ridge your new home! Private Apartments Carefree Living At Its Finest Amenities include: Restaurant Style Dining Housekeeping and Laundry Weekly Personal Care Assistance 24-Hour Security & Emergency Response An affordable, assisted living community for the older adult 875 W. McKinley Ave. Decatur (217)872-1282 Jo Ellen Bleavins, B.S.N., M.B.A., Administrator Visit our information center on site and talk to Kristi Ruderman or call for an appointment. Tefft DECATUR Maxine Belle Tefft, 85, Decatur, died Thursday (March 20, 2003). Services: 11 a.m. Monday, Dawson & Wikoff West Wood Street Funeral Home. Visitation: one hour before services. Burial: Fairlawn Cemetery. Wintersteen Powers DECATUR - Colleen Wintersteen Powers, 50, of Sierra Madre, Calif., formerly of Decatur, died Tuesday (March 18, 2003) in her home. Services will be 3 p.m. Sunday in Our Savior Lutheran 1 A 3 i cnurcn, Arca- 1 'N dia. Calif. Colleen Wintersteen Powers Memorials: Our Savior Lutheran Church or City of Hope, Duarte, Calif. Colleen was born Feb. 8, 1953, in Canton, and grew up in Decatur, where she graduated from St. James Grade School and Eisenhower High School. She received a bachelor's degree in education from Eastern Illinois University and a master's degree from Cal State Northridge. Colleen taught kindergarten for a number of years and was a professor for Citrus College during her illness. A devoted mother, Colleen actively volunteered in church, the Girl Scouts, Sierra Madre Elementary School, Sierra Madre Dolphins Swim Team and her children's sports teams. She married Michael Powers on Aug. 29, 1987, and resided in Sierra Madre since Surviving are her husband; children, Allison and Andrew; parents, Carroll and Phyllis Wintersteen of Decatur; seven brothers and sisters; many nieces and nephews. Colleen will be remembered for her faith and love of family and friends, sense of humor and zest for life, traveling and camping. jjMoran Sons FUNERAL. HOME 2801 N. Monroe Street, Decatur, IL 217-875-2004 jjmoran.com - nun w y fcsk 1 ' '"' " - f.i.a.iiiiiiii it irtiif-iill,.,ja3g!!5, irfit jnii ri-gw wm- ttttm t?t. ll.Jll fllHI I I i I I I I 1 1 White, Double TV WIND IfUcvM, inc. u "Simply the Best for Less RIDGE Ash NIANTIC Wilma R. Ash, 85, of Albuquerque, N.M., formerly of Niantic, died Tuesday (March 18, 2003). Private family services will be at a later date. French Mortuary, Lomas Chapel, Albuquerque, is in charge of arrangements. Memorials: Niantic Christian Church. Mrs. Ash was born Dec. 15, 1917, in Niantic, the daughter of William and Clara Hall Moore. She retired from San-dia National Labs and was a member of the Shriners Honored Ladies and Women's International Bowling Conference. She married Joe Ash. He preceded her in death Oct. 17, 2000. Surviving are her daughter, Gayle Harrington of Albuquerque; sister-in-law, Iris Moore of Niantic; nephew, Craig Moore of Niantic; nieces, Donna Myers of Hixon, Tenn.; Dawn Eckhart of Katy, Texas; several cousins, great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sister, Lucy Bruce; and brother, Charles D. Moora 0BITUAR1ESB3 Reasonable Pae-Neeoft At Need Service 233-1 080 Tanzyus-Logan FUNERAL SERVICE INC 3085 Kajmdy Lane Decatur. Il 625261 Archives and research Call the Herald cCReview library for information 421-7964 David H. Goebel Funeral Director & Owner 111!.! 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