William Woodrow Russell Sr., 87, of Sherman, died Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at Memorial Medical Center. 

Donna Buckley, 94, of Winchester, passed away Friday, January 8, 2021 in Pittsfield. 

Carmen Martin, 63, of Williamsville, passed away January 11, 2021. 

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

Mary Catherine Elliott, 88, of Springfield, died Friday, January 15, 2021, at Memorial Medical Center. 

Samuel V. Davis, 88, of Dawson, passed away at his home Thursday, January 14, 2021. 

Carol Ann Imhoff Leonardis, 74, of Lincoln, formerly of Murphysboro, passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2021 in Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.  

Reba Jean Cloyd, 71 of New Berlin, passed away Friday, January 15, 2021 at Memorial Medical Center.

Sue (Flesher) Kilman, 66, of Springfield, passed away, Thursday, January 14, 2021. 

John Wayne Mayes, 100, of Springfield, died Monday, January 11, 2021 at Villa Healthcare. 

Robert K. “Turtle” Beckner, 63, of Springfield, died Thursday, January 14, 2021 at Memorial Medical Center. 

Frederick W. Theilen, 87, of Bluffton, S.C., formerly of Chatham, passed away Thursday, January 7, 2021 at Hilton Head Hospital in Hilton Head, S.C.

Ruth Marea Herberger, 87, of Galesburg, Michigan, formerly of Troy, died Monday, January 11, 2021, at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo. 

Patricia “Pat” T. Erford, 64, of Springfield, died Friday, January 15, 2021 at Heritage Health in Springfield from complications associated with frontal lobe dementia.

George Robert ("Bob"/"GR") Cunningham, 88, of Springfield, died Friday, January 8, 2021, at Memorial Medical Center.

Bill A. “Coach” Glazier, 92, of Chatham passed away Saturday, January 16, 2021 at the Villas of Hollybrook in Chatham. 

William Woodrow Russell, Sr., 87, of Sherman, died Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at Memorial Medical Center. 

Patty (Pat) A. Maddox, 89, of Niantic, passed away Friday, December 25, 2020, in Concord, North Carolina, where for the last 15 months she lived with her granddaughter Stacey.

Dorothy Marilyn Logan, 88, of Springfield, formerly of Chatham, died Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at Regency Nursing Care. 

William "Farmer" Walter, 76, of Rochester, passed away January 4, 2021.  

Kathleen Beaver, 74, of Lincoln passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021 at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital after a courageous battle against pancreatic cancer. 

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Sharon Kay Phillips, 74, of Springfield, died Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at Memorial Medical Center.

Corrine E. McFadden-Wilson, 93, of Taylorville, formerly of Chatham, passed away at Taylorville Skilled Nursing and Rehab Sunday, January 3, 2021. 

Paul Monroe Stubblefield, a Pearl Harbor survivor, 106, of Rochester, formerly of Salem and Alma, passed away Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at Elmcroft of Wyndcrest Assisted Living in Rochester. 

Alvin "Al" Leo Watkins, 89, of Springfield, passed away Saturday, January 2, 2021 at Jacksonville Skilled Nursing and Rehab. 

Gary Eugene Hurley Sr. 62, of Springfield, passed away Wednesday, December 30 at his residence. 

Michael A. Nation, Sr., 73, of Springfield, died Monday, January 4, 2021 at Memorial Medical Center. 

Gregory “Gregg" H. McAuliff, 61, of Sierra Vista, Arizona, formerly of Auburn, passed away December 27, 2020.

Louise M. Plotch, 100, of Springfield, died Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at Heritage Health. 

Barbara Ann Budinger, 82, of Springfield, died of COVID complications paired with advanced Alzheimer’s disease on Friday, January 8, 2021, at Hillsboro Nursing Home. 

Patricia Fisher, 100, of Springfield, passed away on January 6, 2021 at Regency Care in Springfield.

Bob Egger, 70, of Ocala, Fla., past resident of Springfield, Decatur, and Shreveport, La., passed away at Estelle House Hospice in Ocala due to complications from COVID. 

Robert Bruce McNeil, 98, of Williamsville, passed away January 7, 2021 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. 

Robert Lyle “Bob” Briggs, 88, a longtime Ashland resident, died Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Springfield.

Richard “Dick” DeRosa, 77, passed away Friday, January 8, 2021, at Memorial Medical Center. 

Delores Jean Thrasher, age 80, passed away Thursday, January 7, 2021 at Hannibal Regional Hospital in Hannibal, Mo. 

Peter W. McCue III, 77, of Springfield died Dec.12 at his residence. He was born in Springfield, the son of Peter W. McCue Jr. and Margaret Knox McCue. Both parents preceded him in death.

Rita Marie Powell, 90, of Sherman, died Saturday, January 2, 2021 at St. John’s Hospital Hospice. 

Donald William “Bill” Collins, 78, of Sherman, died Tuesday, December 29, 2020, at home with his family by his side. 

On December 31, 2020, Earlene Freeman, 96, went to be with her Heavenly Father. 

Ronald E. Mooney, 82, of  Pawnee, died Monday, December 28, 2020, in the Intensive Care Unit at Memorial Medical Center due to complications from COVID and pneumonia where he had been a patient since December 20.  

Joseph A. Fleming, 78, of Chatham, died Friday, January 1, 2021, at Memorial Medical Center. 

Alvin “Al” Leo Watkins, 89, of Springfield, passed away Saturday, January 2, 2021 at Jacksonville Skilled Nursing and Rehab. 

Harry Dean Breighner, 89, of Rochester,  formerly of Clinton, passed away Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at the Illinois Veterans Home, Quincy.

Dianna J. Garrett, 59, of Rochester passed away Thursday, December 31, 2020 at Memorial Medical Center. 

Judith Ann “Judy” Howe, 69, of Auburn passed away Sunday, January 3, 2021 at Carlinville Rehab.

JoAnne (Stroub) Maurer, 91, formerly of Riverton, died Sunday, December 27, 2020 at The Villas Senior Care Community in Sherman. 

Dora Willis Ames, 90, of Pleasant Plains, passed away at her home December 30, 2020. 

Roger Anthony Douglass, 76, of Springfield, died December 27, 2020 at St. John's Hospital of COVID complications. 

Margaret Dorr, 86, of Auburn, passed away at Eastland Independent and Assisted Living community in Auburn.

Geraldine F. Stassi, 91, of East Alton, passed away Sunday, December 27, 2020 at Calhoun Nursing and Rehab Center.

Stephen Winston Truesdale, 69, of Springfield, died Friday, December 25, 2020 at St. John’s Hospital. He was born February 14, 1951 in Montebello, California to William B. and Rolla M. (Jorgensen) Truesdale.

Pamela Suzanne Wieties, 61, of Springfield, passed away at her residence on December 22, 2020 after a lengthy battle with leukemia. She was surrounded by family and friends during her illness.

Marcia Helen Kuhlman Cray of Springfield died December 20, 2020, at Memorial Medical Center.