Dorothy I. McDowell - 99
4/18/1915 - 7/15/2014
North Henderson, Illinois Dorothy I. McDowell, 99, of North Henderson, Illinois died 12:41 P.M....
Marion R. Aldridge - 71
6/25/1943 - 7/11/2014
Forreston, Illinois Marion R. Aldridge, 71, of Forreston, Illinois, died at 9:05 A.M....

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Marjorie Lucille Spaulding - 93

5/27/1920 - 5/17/2014
Eudora, Kansas, formerly of Little York, Illinois Funeral services for Marjorie Lucille Spaulding, 93, formerly of Little York, IL, will be held at 10:30 A.M. Saturday, May 24, 2014 at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel in Monmouth, IL. Burial will follow at Little York Cemetery. She died May 17 at Medicalodges in Eudora, KS Marjorie was born May 27, 1920, on the family farm near Little York, IL, the daughter of Archie and Georgia (Osborne) Campbell. She graduated from Alexis High School in 1938. Marjorie married Ishmeal Spaulding on May 20, 1943, in Canton, MO. They farmed in the Little York area until his death on September 12, 1965. She was a homemaker and later worked as an LPN for the Monmouth Nursing Home, Dr. Marshall in Monmouth, and the Methodist Nursing Homes in Quincy, IL and Topeka, KS until her retirement in 1982. She enjoyed crocheting, quilting, reading, gardening, and spending time with her family. She was especially gifted at making rugs, both loomed and crocheted, which she did for over 60 years. She was a member of the Little York Methodist Church and attended the United Methodist Church in Eudora and the Marshall United Methodist Church in Marshall, MI. Survivors include son, Gayland of Battle Creek, MI; daughter and son-in-law, Jeannine and Dale Sample of Eudora, KS, and grandson, Kristopher Sample of Kansas City, MO. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents; sister, Fara Reitman; son’s partner, David King; and grandson, Jason Sample. Her family will greet friends one hour prior to the service at the Chapel. In lieu of flowers, her family suggests memorials in her name to the Eudora Secondary School Libraries, attn. Bonnie Neis, PO Box 712, Eudora, KS 66025; the Great Escape Stage Company, attn. Tim Lake (treasurer), 109 North Drive East, Marshall, MI 49068; or the Little York LEGOs in care of Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, 900 North Main St., Monmouth, IL 61462.

Mary Suzanna "Susie" Simpson - 85

12/16/1928 - 4/23/2014
Little York, Illinois Mary Suzanna “Susie” Simpson, 85 of Little York, Illinois died peacefully at 1:30 P.M., April 23, 2014 at Galesburg Cottage Hospital with family by her side. She was born on December 16, 1928 at home in Mercer County, the daughter of Jasper and Ida (Forsyth) Lloyd. Susie was raised and educated in the Aledo area graduating from Aledo High School in 1946. She married Kenneth R. Simpson on February 24, 1950 at the Antioch Baptist Church north of Aledo. Kenny preceded her in death on November 27, 1987. Susie worked for the Home Bureau and Production Credit Association in Aledo. She enjoyed painting and watching the game show network. She was devoted to her family especially her grandchildren. She attended their ballgames and other activities. She was a true farm girl. As a child, Susie helped her mother cook and serve large meals to the threshing crews. It was a tradition she continued as she cooked and delivered meals to the field to her husband and sons. She was a long time member of the Little Cedar Church in Little York, Illinois. Those left to cherish her memory are two sons, Joe (Terri) Simpson and Jim (Jane) Simpson of Little York, IL, one brother, Lowell Lloyd of Illinois City, IL, two sisters, Barbara (Ted) Granquist of Rochester, MN and Carolyn (Larry) Makoben of Bettendorf, IA. five grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Susie was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth, her parents, six brothers, one sister and two great grandsons. Memorial Services will be 10:30 A.M. Saturday, April 26,2014 at Little Cedar Church in Little York, IL, with Pastor Dave Dutton officiating. Cremation has been accorded. Burial of her ashes will be in Cedar Creek Cemetery following the service. Friends may call on Friday, where family will be present from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at Hoover Hall Memorial Chapel, Monmouth. A memorial fund has been established for the Little Cedar Church or the Little Cedar Church Scholarship Fund. Online condolences may be left at hooverhall.com.

Richard T. - 72

1/4/1942 - 4/14/2014
Alexis, Illinois Richard T. “Dick” Holloway, 72, of Rural Alexis, died 11:15 P.M. Monday, April 14, 2014 at his home. He was born January 4, 1942, at Keithsburg, IL, the son of Thomas and Eva (Strickler) Holloway. He was raised and educated in Keithsburg and graduated from Westmer High School in 1961. Dick served in the National Guard for 6 years. Dick married Juanita Miller on February 16, 1980 in Galva, IL and she survives. He worked at Farmall in Rock Island for 22 years and transferred to Navistar International in Springfield, Ohio in 1985 and retired from there in 1993. He then worked part-time for Richard and Gary Simpson hauling grain. He enjoyed fishing and woodworking. He was a member of NRA and the former High Point Gun Club. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Juanita of Alexis, children, Linn (Kristi) French of Alexis, Lisa Smith of Springfield, Ohio, Lana Shuh of Colchester, IL, Lyle Smith of Springfield, IL and Cynthia and Patricia Holloway, grandchildren, Dustin, Connor and Abbey French, Sami and Mikayla Travis and Tylor, Cale and Noah Smith. great grandchildren, Addison, Ella and Eva and one brother William (Bugs) Holloway of Florida. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Robert Holloway. Cremation has been accorded and a memorial service will be 11:00 A.M. Thursday, April 17, 2014 at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Alexis. Burial of ashes will be in Alexis Cemetery. Friends may call on Thursday at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Alexis where visitation with his family will be from 9:00 A.M. until the time of service. Memorials may be left for the Alexis-North Henderson Ambulance Service. Online condolences may be left at hooverhall.com.

Ruby L. McKelvey - 83

10/27/1930 - 4/12/2014
Monmouth, Illinois Ruby L. McKelvey, 83, of Monmouth, Illinois, died at 2:15 A.M. Saturday, April 12, 2014 at home. She was born October 27, 1930 in rural Knox County Illinois, the sixth child of Robert Darris and Clara Hardesty Simonson. Ruby spent her earlier years in the Alexis and Gerlaw areas. She was a graduate of Alexis High School. Ruby married Robert Lee McKelvey on August 6, 1948 and he preceded her in death on February 2, 2002. Ruby worked for Contel (GTE-Verizon-Kerigan ) as first secretary to the district manager, and then District Material and Supply Supervisor for Central (Aledo) and South (Mascautah) Districts. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, VFW Auxiliary and Telephone Pioneers. Those left to cherish her memory are one son, Michael Lee (Anita) McKelvey of Monmouth IL, two grandchildren, Ryan Sykes of Peoria IL, and Amy Sykes of Burlington IA, one sister in law Bernice Schmudde of Lisle, IL, and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three sisters, two brothers, and sister in law Bonnie Brown. Funeral Services will be 11:00 A.M. Friday, April 18, 2014 at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Monmouth with Rev. Jon Sims of the First United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Alexis Cemetery. Friends may call on Friday morning at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Monmouth, where her family will be present for visitation one hour prior to the service. Memorial may be left to the First United Methodist Church, or Warren County Relay for Life. Online condolences may be left at hooverhall.com

W. Juanita Zielke - 83

7/20/1930 - 3/27/2014
Alexis, Illinois

W. Juanita Zielke, 83, of Alexis, died 4:38 A.M. Thursday, March 27, 2014, at OSF St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg. She was born July 20, 1930 at Barren, Kentucky (Cave City), the daughter of Virgil and Dixie (Lee) Aubrey. She was raised and educated in Kentucky and Monmouth. She married John David Haynes. Juanita married Marion Zielke at Alexis on July 12, 1974 and he preceded her in death on March 25, 2005. Juanita had worked at the Army Ammunition Plant in Galesburg, Glastex in Monmouth and FormFit Rodgers in Monmouth. In 1974 she started a day care in Alexis, which she operated for 30 years. She was a fan of the Alexis Cardinals and the St. Louis Cardinals and collected cardinal figures. She enjoyed family gathering, knitting, crocheting, jigsaw puzzles and raising roses. She was an avid reader. She was a member of the Norwood Presbyterian Church. Those left to cherish her memory are four children, Sheila (James) McNally of Winona, MN, Ward (Jeannie) Haynes of Milan, IL, Deborha (Tim) Johnson of Knoxville, IL and Melody (Dan) Hall of Alexis, one sister, Jean (Sam) Creek of Alexis, 10 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and one sister-in-law, Connie Aubrey of House Springs, MO along with nieces and nephews. Her parents, husband, Marion, son, John R. Haynes, granddaughter, Stacy Haynes, and brother, Charles Aubrey preceded her in death. Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Sunday, March 30, 2014 at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Alexis with Rev. Perry Cooper. Burial will be in Alexis Cemetery. Friends may call after noon on Sunday at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Alexis where her family will be present for visitation from noon until the time of service. Her family would like to thank the doctors and nurses at OSF St. Mary Medical Center for their wonderful and compassionate care. Online condolences may be left at hooverhall.com

Bonnie I. Brown - 83

1/17/1931 - 3/20/2014
Alexis, Illinois Bonnie I. Brown, 83, of Alexis, died 7:42 P.M. Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at Unity Point Health Center, Rock Island, IL. She was born January 17, 1931 in Alexis, the daughter of Donald and Hope (Holloway) McKelvey. She was raised and educated in Alexis, where she graduated from Alexis high School and graduated from Augustana College in 1958. Bonnie taught English at Alexis High School for many years. She loved music and had played for many weddings and funerals. She was a member of the Alexis Presbyterian Church where she had served on many committees and was the church organist for many years. She was very active in the Alexis Museum and was very knowledgeable of Alexis history. Those left to cherish her memory are her sister-in-law, Ruby McKelvey of Monmouth, three nieces, Rita (Ron) Castor of Rock Island, IL, Leslie Soucinek of Bettendorf. IA and Rhonda (Jack) Massey of Reynolds, IL, and one nephew, Michael (Anita) McKelvey of Monmouth, along with several great nieces, nephews and cousins. Her parents, one daughter, Hope Ann Tilley, two brothers, William and Robert and one nephew, Brent McKelvey preceded Bonnie in death. Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Monday, March 24, 2014 at the Alexis Presbyterian Church with Rev. Brian Beert. Burial will be in Alexis Cemetery. Friends may call on Monday morning at the church, where her family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Memorial may be left for the Alexis Presbyterian Church of the Alexis Museum. Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Alexis is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at hooverhall.com.

Donald Howard McBride - 82

5/6/1931 - 3/15/2014
Vero Beach, Florida, formerly of Monmouth Donald H. McBride, 82, formerly of Monmouth, died Saturday, March 15, 2014 at his home in Vero Beach, Florida. He was born May 6, 1931, in Monmouth, the son of Andy and Blanche (Hoover) McBride. He was raised and educated in Monmouth, where he graduated from Willits Grade School and from Monmouth High, where he was elected into the Sports Hall of Fame. After the serving in the Army, he attended Monmouth College. Donald served in the U.S. Army from August 1953 until June 1955. After living in California for twenty year, Don returned to Monmouth and retired from Hill Correction Center as a Food Service Manager. He loved warm weather, and Florida was where he lived the past 17 years. Golf was a real love and he was a general sports enthusiast. He was always known to send jokes to all his friends; his great passion for life was unmatched. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Susan Buck McBride of Vero Beach, FL, one daughter, Connie McBride of Perry, FL, one son, Buck McBride of Vero Beach, FL and one brother, Jerry McBride of Littleton, CO, along with nieces and nephews. His parents, one sister, Jean Moore and two brothers, Andy McBride and Jack McBride preceded him in death. Memorial services will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Monmouth with Rev. Jim Epperson. Interment of ashes will follow in Monmouth Cemetery. His family will receive friends from 10:30 A.M. until the time of the service. Memorial may be left for the American Legion Post 136 of Monmouth. Online condolences may be left at hooverhall.com.

Nellie Mae Nall - 94

5/3/1919 - 3/13/2014
Alexis, Illinois Nellie M. Nall, 94, of Alexis, died 5:00 A.M. Thursday, March 13, 2014 at Rosewood Care Center, Galesburg. She was born May 3, 1919 at Breckinridge County, Kentucky, the daughter of Kirby and Ollie (Hawkins) Dowell. She was raised and educated in Alexis and attended Alexis High School. Nellie married Lawrence Nall on March 30, 1940 at Ft. Madison, Iowa and he preceded her in death on October 15, 1987. She worked for DeKalb in Monmouth and later at Penny’s Country Kitchen in Alexis, and was a caregiver for many elderly people in the Alexis community. She was a member of the North Henderson United Methodist Church. Her family includes one son, Jack Nall of Alexis, granddaughter Terri (Clint) Olin of Galesburg, grandsons, Jon Nall of Galesburg and Troy (Donna) Schaumleffel of Plainfield, Illinois and 8 great grandchildren. . She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter, Karen Schaumleffel, two grandsons, Brian Nall and Craig Schaumleffel, and one brother Hubert Dowell. Cremation has been accorded. Graveside committal of ashes will be 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, March 18, 2014 in Alexis Cemetery with Rev. Suzanne Geer of the North Henderson United Methodist Church. Memorials may be left for the Alexis-North Henderson Ambulance Fund. Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Alexis is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at hooverhall.com

J. Francis Warren - 87

3/20/1926 - 2/27/2014
Monmouth, Illinois J. Francis Warren, 87, of Monmouth, died 6:45, P.M. Thursday, February 27, 2014 at Monmouth Nursing Home, Monmouth. He was born March 20, 1926 in Gibbs Missouri the son of Otha G. and Junie (Glasgow) Warren. He was reared and educated in Gibbs, MO, graduated from Brashears High School in 1943. Francis married Dorothy Munson in Monmouth on July 18, 1953 and she died April 6, 1997. He served with the United States Army during World War II from 1944-1946 stationed in the Philippines and Japan. Francis worked at Western Auto, Max’s Auto Supply and Maple City NAPA before retiring in 1988. He worked on lawn equipment all those years. He was a life member of the Monmouth VFW Post #2301. Surviving is one sister, Irene Myers of Tucson, AZ, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and one brother. Cremation has been accorded and memorial services will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Monmouth with Pastor Paul Lydic of the Gerlaw Christian Church. Interment of ashes with military honors will follow in the Roseville Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation with his family and friends will be one hour prior to the memorial services at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Monmouth. Memorials may be given to Strom Center. Online condolences may be left at hoover-hall.com

Theresa L. Fox-Allen - 57

4/7/1956 - 2/26/2014
Galesburg, Illinois Theresa L. Fox-Allen, 57, of Galesburg, died 1:40 A.M. Wednesday, February 26, 2014, at her home. She was born April 7, 1956 at Galesburg the daughter of William H. and Mary Katheryn (Stull) Fox. She was raised and educated in Alexis and graduated from Alexis High School in 1974. Theresa married Tim R. Allen in Killeen, Texas on May 28, 1993 and he preceded her in death on July 23, 2003. Theresa served in the U.S. Army from August 22, 1984 until February 27, 1990 where she served with the transportation unit in Fort Sill, OK and Kaiserslautern, Germany. During Theresa’s enlistment she received numerous medals including the Army Service Ribbon, Army Accommodation Medal, Good Conduct Medal and Sharpshooter Marksmanship Badge Rifle M-16. Theresa was known to help anyone in need and went above and beyond for those she loved. She was a dedicated mother, grandmother, daughter, sister and aunt. She first worked at Galesburg Research Mental Health Hospital of Galesburg until entering the U.S. Army. Upon her discharge from the Army and returning to the states she worked at Zellar Mental Health in Peoria along with other various occupations and has worked at Countryside Realtors in Galesburg since 2013. Those left to cherish her memory are her two daughters, Lindy (Eric) Shaw of Aledo and Jenifer (Trent) Simkins of Alexis, two sons, Jeremy (Michelle) O’Brien of Gatesville, TX and Nathaniel (Megan) Allen of Alexis, father, William H. Fox of North Henderson, five grandchildren, Brea and Kealy Simkins, Wayne O’Brien, Timothy Shaw and Carter Ryan and baby Allen due in July 2014, one sister, Deborah (Brian) Dillbeck of Alexis, two brothers, Richard (Tina) Fox of Alexis and Michael (Kelly) Fox of North Henderson along with aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her mother, husband and grandparents Loren and Florence Fox and Clarence and Mary Stull. Funeral service will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Alexis with Rev. Beth Hamilton of Zion Lutheran Church. Cremation will be accorded following the service and interment of ashes will be in Mt. Vernon Cemetery, North Henderson at a later date. Her family will receive friends from 9:00 A.M. until the time of service on Saturday. Memorials may be left to be designated later. Online condolences may be left at hooverhall.com

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