Remembering Loved Ones in Our Online Memorial

M. Jean Cooper

M. Jean Cooper, 92, of Monmouth, IL, passed away at 4:12 p.m., Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at her home. She was born on July 18, 1926 in Duck Creek, Mercer County, IL the daughter of Leo and Theo (Darrah) Perrin.  She was raised and educated in Little York, graduating from Little York High School. Jean…
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Neil Clark James

Neil Clark James was born September 16, 1947, in Ottawa, Ohio and passed in peace on Monday, July 1, 2019 at 71 years of age. He is survived by his daughter, Charlotte Council; two grandchildren, Brianna Wood and Dereck Wood; two great grandchildren, Jeremiah Treadway and Elijah Wood; his sister-in-law, Kathleen James; two nieces; a…
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Patricia A. “Pattie” Fouts

Patricia A. “Pattie” Fouts, age 62, of rural Dahinda, Illinois, died at 8:12 P.M. on Monday, July 1, 2019 at the Marigold Rehabilitation & Health Care Center in Galesburg, Illinois. Pattie was born on January 15, 1957 in Galesburg, the daughter of Mike and Irene (Foster) Welsh. She attended both ROVA and Galesburg schools. Surviving…
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Robert E. Davison

Robert E. Davison, AKA “Art, Pope, Mr. D” died on Sunday, June 30, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria from a worn out, much used heart.  He was surrounded by his loving family at the time.  He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Bob was born May 25, 1942 in…
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Ernest Richard Simkins

Ernest Richard Simkins, 64, of Galesburg, died at 7:15 p.m. Saturday, June 29, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria. Ernie was born October 1, 1954 in Galesburg, the son of Sigvard Victor and Marlyn Patricia Hopkins Simkins.  He married Catherine Sue Norton on August 8, 1981 in Morrison, CO.  She survives.  Ernie is…
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Earl W. “Wes” Allen

Earl W. “Wes” Allen, 79, of Wataga, IL, formerly of Alexis, IL, passed away at 5:00 am, Sunday, June 30, 2019 at Seminary Manor, Galesburg, IL. He was born October 12, 1939 in St. Augustine, IL, the son of Earl L. and Esther (Brock) Allen.  Wes was raised and educated in Alexis, IL and graduated…
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Lyndia Yvonne Knapp

Lyndia Yvonne Knapp, 76, of Raritan, IL passed away Sunday, June 30, 2019, at her home.  She was born Tuesday, April 13, 1943 in Greenfield, SC the daughter of Forrest Lynn and Avis Mae (Warren) Westbrook.  Yvonne is survived by her sons, Richard (Jennifer Kuehn) Knapp of Avon, Michael (Stacy) Knapp of Raritan; grandchildren, Mackenzie…
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Karen J. Chasteen

Karen J. Chasteen, 70, of Knoxville, died on Saturday, June 29, 2019, 8:57 PM, at the Knox County Nursing Home, Knoxville. Karen was born on April 10, 1949, in Galesburg. She was the daughter of Clarence Thompson and Dorothy (Towne) Thompson. Karen married Lyle R. Chasteen on August 5, 1973 in Maquon. Together they celebrated…
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Leah E. Chapman

Mrs. Leah E. Chapman, 92, of Galesburg, Illinois died 7:20 a.m. Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Seminary Manor in Galesburg.  She was born July 26, 1926 in Zebulon, North Carolina to Herman A. and Iola Bruce (Buck) Moore.  She married Morris E. Chapman August 4, 1945 in Raleigh, North Carolina.  He preceded her in death…
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Donna Catherine Scott

Donna Catherine Scott, 83, of East Galesburg, died at 11:34 p.m. Saturday, May 4, 2019 at in Hospice Care at Knox County Nursing Home, Knoxville, IL. Cremation rites will be accorded.  A memorial mass will be held 9:30 a.m. Saturday July 6, 2019 at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Galesburg.  Burial of cremated remains will be…
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Robert W. “Bob” Meredith

Mr. Robert W. “Bob” Meredith, 87, of Galesburg passed away on Friday, June 28, 2019 surrounded by his loving family at Seminary Manor. Bob Meredith was born June 23, 1932 in Leitchfield, Kentucky to Guy and Cora Mattingly Meredith. He was raised and educated in Wenona, Illinois. Upon graduating from Wenona High School he received…
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Glenda Corrine (Smith) Wyatt

Glenda Corrine (Smith) Wyatt, 81, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 28, 2019 after a long fight with Alzheimer’s. She was born October 10, 1937 in Galesburg, IL to the late Lorene and Glenwood Smith. Glenda is survived by her three children and their spouses Kelly Wyatt-Bisciotti and Steve Parrish, Doug Wyatt, Tonya and T.J.…
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