Irma Carter

Irma Corrine Carter, 81, of Athens, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.She is survived by her husband, Lester “Les”; daughter, Nancy (Tim) Galligan of Williamsville; son, Bill (Trudi) Carter of Athens; five grandchildren; and a large extended family.Corrine was preceded in death by her parents, James and Bernice Dobson Wells, and brother, Harvey Wells.She […]

Russell Fagg

Russell Eugene Fagg, 84, of Springfield, passed away February 3, 2016 at Oak Terrace Healthcare Center.He was born on October 6, 1931 in Springfield, the son of Loren R. and Wilma A. (Brown) Fagg. He married Clara Mae VanPelt February 3, 1951 in Springfield and they later divorced. He then married Rose Jeanette Marr October 25, 1975.He is survived by […]

Three-year contract approved for Williamsville police officers

Williamsville police officers will receive a 50-cent per hour rate increase under a three-year contract approved Monday by the village board. The contract calls for a wage opener the third year and also provides for covers for officers’ ballistic vests. The contract is retroactive to Jan. 1.In other business, the board approved security cameras and a security system for the new […]

Helen Tuttle

Helen Tuttle, 71, of Greenview, passed away Thursday, February 4, 2016 at St. John’s Hospital surrounded by her family. She is survived by her husband Glenn, two sons, Jack (Stephanie) Tuttle of Greenview and Tony (Brenda) Tuttle of Sherman; three grandchildren; one sister, Beverly Cooper; one brother, Arthur (Sharon) Nance; several brother and sister-in-laws; as well as many nieces, nephews and […]

Alice Bumpus

Alice Patricia “Pat” Bumpus, 81, of Springfield, died Jan. 26, 2016.She was born Feb. 8, 1934, in Carlinville and married James L. “Jim” Bumpus Sept. 2, 1955.She is survived by Macarius “Marc” (Michele) Bumpus of Lantana, Fla.,Theresa (Tom) Catalano and Cheryl Bumpus of Springfield, Denise (Robert) Matthew of Williamsville and Felicia Bumpus (fiancé, Adam Wilson) of Belleville.Cremation was accorded by […]

Kevin Hardesty

Kevin L. Hardesty, 51 of Springfield, formerly of Riverton, passed away February 4, 2016 at Capitol Care Center.Kevin was born March 5, 1964 in Bloomington, a son of Marvin L. and Judith A. (Coffey) Hardesty. He graduated from Normal Community High School in Normal and attended ISU. He worked as a consultant for Menu Advertising & Design (M.A.D. Menu). Surviving Kevin […]

Gene Sagle

Gene Carter Sagle, 74, of Buckhart, passed away Feb. 2, 2016, at his residence.He was born July 13, 1941, in Springfield, the son of Ralph and Anna Hansen Sagle.A retired union painter, he was preceded in death by his parents; son, Byron Sagle; and sister, Virginia Neighbors.He is survived by his companion, Mary Kay Ramsey; and Evon Pickens (A.C.), Gary […]