Remembering Loved Ones in Our Online Memorial

Theodore Charles McCormick

Theodore Charles McCormick, 62, of Galesburg, died peacefully Saturday Evening, May 7, 2022 at home with his family by his side. Ted was born September 7, 1959 in Galesburg, Illinois, the son of James Ray and Ruth Marie (Walkemeyer) McCormick. Ted graduated from Spoon River Valley High School in London Mills, Illinois and went on…
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Geoffrey A. Jern

Geoffrey A. Jern, 54, of Galesburg, Illinois, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, in Atlanta, while visiting his daughters. He was born May 20, 1967, in Galesburg, the son of Milton and Phyllis Jern. He is survived by his mother, Phyllis Jern of Galesburg; three children, Nathan (Jessica) Nichols of Peoria, Illinois and twin…
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Verna Jean Conard

Verna Jean Conard, 93, of Monmouth, IL, passed away at 10:14 am, Sunday, May 8, 2022 at Seminary Manor in Galesburg, IL.  Jean was born on March 22, 1929 in Monmouth, IL, the daughter and Earl Harvey and Josephine Ellen (Liggett) Bennett.  She was raised and educated in Monmouth, attending Monmouth High School.  Jean married…
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Oral E. “Gene” Reyburn

Oral E. “Gene” Reyburn, 93, of Monmouth IL, passed away at 6:23 am, Saturday, May 7, 2022 at his home.  Gene was born December 24, 1928 in Gladstone Township, Henderson County, IL the son of William M. and Merle M. (Kessinger) Reyburn.  He was raised and educated in rural Henderson and Warren Counties.  Gene married…
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William A. “Tony” Garoutte

William A. “Tony” Garoutte, age 65 of Gilson, Illinois died at 7:16 A.M. on Friday, May 6, 2022, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Illinois. He was born on April 5, 1957, in Galesburg, Illinois the son of John O. and Helen (Pullen) Malone Garoutte. He attended and graduated from Knoxville High School,…
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Mary S. Brown

Mary S. Brown, 91, of Avon, passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at 9:35 p.m. surrounded by her family in her home. She was born November 29, 1930, in Tacoma ,WA, the daughter of Joseph and Mary (Papen) Shilley. She met Max Brown while he was stationed at Fort Lewis in WA and she and…
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James D. Pettit

James D. Pettit, 74 of Monmouth, IL passed away at 11:40 p.m., Thursday, May 5, 2022 at his home. Jim was born November 29, 1947 the son of Virgil and Mary (Lindsey) Dosset in Galesburg, IL. After Virgil’s death, he was adopted and raised by his father James Pettit.  He graduated from Corpus Christi High School…
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Cherry Ann Thomas

Cherry Ann Thomas, age 51, of Galesburg, passed away on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at home. She was born on January 17, 1971 in Canton, Illinois, the daughter of Edwin Dale and Wilma Jean (Jennings) Reneau. Cherry was reared and educated in Canton, later receiving her GED. She attended Spoon River College where she took…
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David G. Moore

Mr. David G. Moore, 81, of Galesburg, Illinois passed away at 4:05 pm, Sunday, May 1, 2022, at Knox County Nursing Home, Knoxville. He was born February 25, 1941, in Jacksonville, Illinois. The son of Jesse A. and Mary Helen (Kelly) Moore, he married Benita Kay Black on June 19, 1966, in Salem, Illinois. She…
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Carolyn Alda Phelps

Carolyn Alda Phelps, 92, of Monmouth, IL, passed away at 1:37 a.m., Thursday, May 5, 2022 at Monmouth Nursing Home, Monmouth, IL. She was born August 14, 1929 in Monmouth, IL, the fourth of six children to Samuel and Laura (Work) Phelps. She was raised and educated in Monmouth graduating from Monmouth High School. Carolyn…
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Leta W. Fell

Leta W. Fell, 81, of Monmouth, IL, passed away at 7:32 a.m., Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at Monmouth Nursing Home, Monmouth, IL.  Leta was born June 24, 1940 in Fulton County, near Avon, IL, the daughter of Charles and Twylia (Shafer) Serven.  She was raised and educated near Avon, graduating from Avon High School and…
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J. Diane Yelm

J. Diane Yelm, 88, of Galesburg, died at 1 a.m. Wednesday, May 4, 2022, in Marigold Health Care Center. She was born April 9, 1934, in Galesburg, the daughter of Albert M. and Genevieve June (Lundquist) Garfield.  She is survived by two sisters, Donna Yelm of Galesburg and Dixie Miller of Moline; four nieces and…
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