Jack Lloyd Gooding Jr. (Coach), 78, passed away Monday, September 23, 2019 at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, surrounded by his family. 

Patricia (Patty) A. Tonellato Ashcraft, 61, of Missoula, Mont., died Wednesday, October 2, 2019 after a long battle with cancer. 

Frances M. Baker, 81, of Riverton, died Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center. 

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.

Thelma Irene Stanley, 96, of Springfield, passed away on October 9, 2019 at Cedarhurst of Springfield. 

Dennis R. Ruez,Jr., 46, of Chatham, passed away at his home Wednesday,  October 9, 2019. 

Edwin Ralph Fitzgibbon, 82, of Springfield, died Thursday, October 10, 2019 at St. John's Hospital.

Anita Carol (Rhoton) Nye,   83, formerly of Divernon, passed away September 28, 2019 at home. 

Terri (Simpson) Carnduff, 61, of Springfield, passed away Monday October 7, 2019.

Charles James Urban, 103, of Wilmington, and Safety Harbor, Florida, died Monday, October 14, 2019.

Mayme Benson,, 94, of Rochester, passed away Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at St. John's Hospital. Wilson Park Funeral Home in Rochester is in charge of arrangements.

Eileen M. Lueck, 99, of Springfield died Friday, October, 11, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center. 

Mary Joan Kennedy, 87, of Thayer, died Wednesday, October 9, 2019, at her home.

Donna E. Wood, 69, of Ashland, died Friday, October 11, 2019, at Memorial Medical Center.

Joela Ann Monical, 80, of Illiopolis, 80, passed away Thursday, October 10, 2019. 

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Thelma Irene Stanley, 96, of Springfield, passed away Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at Cedarhurst of Springfield. 

Robert J. "Bob" Davis, 67, of New Douglas, passed away Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at Anderson Hospital in Maryville.

John Robert Reichart, 90, of Sherman died Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center. 

Ronald S. Cardoni, 75, of Sherman died Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center. 

Patricia “Pat” Finnell, 76, of Sherman, formerly of Roodhouse, died Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at The Villas Senior Care Community. 

Robert "Bob" Bentley, 79, of Springfield, died Monday, September 30, 2019, at Memorial Medical Center.

Ronald Lee "Ronnie" Wells 69, of Chatham, passed away Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Cape Fear Valley Hospital in Fayetteville, N.C. He was born in Springfield, August 12, 1950, the son of Carol and Belva Wells.

Wesley "Wes" L. Barr, Jr., 56, of Girard, died on Tuesday, October 1, 2019. 

Marion Gale Cockrum, 72 of Auburn passed away Thursday, October 3, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center.

Geraldine Marie Brennan Neff, 86, of Girard, passed away Saturday, October 5, 2019, at St. John's Hospital.

Ada V. Tillery, 96, of Rockford, formerly of Divernon, died Saturday, September 28, 2019 in Rockford.

Linda Faye Bradley, 78, of Thayer passed away Monday, October 7, 2019. 

Marjorie Pauline (Branham) Brown, 97, of Chatham, died Friday, October 4, 2019, at Villa Healthcare East where she was under Memorial Medical Hospice Care.

Marilyn Leonard, 87, of Illiopolis, died Sunday, October 6, 2019 at Taylorville Memorial Hospital.

Connie Lou Peters, 72, of Sherman, died Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center. 

Marshall Don Spaulding Jr., 85, of Williamsville, passed away on September 27, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center. 

Shirley Rector, 80, of New Berlin died Sunday, September 29, 2019, at her residence. 

George M. Melton, 82, of New Berlin, died Sunday, September 29, 2019 at Memorial Hospice at Heritage Health.

David Joe Claycomb, 72, of Chatham, died Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center. 

Vince Jorn, 61 of Girard, passed away Wednesday, September 25, 2019, at Memorial Medical Center. 

John David Stevens, 76, of Fairfield, California, formerly of Ashland, died Friday, September 13, 2019 in Fairfield.

Roger Wayne Mollett, 62, of Springfield, formerly of Hillsboro, passed away Monday, September 23, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center. 

Chester Foley, Jr., 85, of Springfield, died September 27, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center.

Judy Lederbrand Day, 72, of Mill Creek, Washington, formerly of Rochester, passed away Friday, September 27, 2019.  

Melissa Elizabeth Rogers, 38, of Springfield, died Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center. 

Daniel Keltner Rahe, 32, of Chatham, died Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

Grady E. Caviness, 91, of Riverton, died Thursday, September 26, 2019, at Lewis Memorial Christian Village.

Yoshiko “Yoshi” Guinn, 91, passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2019, at her home with her daughter by her side. 

William “Bill” Etherton, 92, of Buffalo, died on Wednesday, September 18, 2019.

James Richard “Rick” Sronce, 65, of Springfield passed away on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at St. John’s Hospital. 

Harriet G. Beckey, 83, of Riverton died September 19, 2019 at Villa East Healthcare. 

George Allen Taft “Oop,” 71, of Mechanicsburg, died on Monday, September 16, 2019 at Heritage Health in Springfield.

Barbara Starkweather, 71, of Rochester passed away Friday, September 20, 2019 at her residence. Wilson Park Funeral Home in Rochester is in charge of arrangements. 

Karen Lee Cearlock, 79, of Springfield, formerly of Chatham, died Saturday, September 21, 2019, at Heritage Health.

Luella M. Davin, 91, of Springfield, formerly of Pleasant Plains, passed away Monday, September 23, 2019, at St. John's Hospital.

Eugene Francis Salisbury, 91, of Pawnee, died Friday, September 20, 2019, at Reflections Memory Care in Chatham.

Barbara Ann Hopper-Harris, 78, formerly of Auburn, passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at her home in Sacramento.

Albert E. "Al" Schumacher, 81, of Vandalia, formerly of Auburn, passed away Thursday, September 19, 2019 at Heritage Health in Springfield.

Barbara Jean Cronister, 77, of Divernon, died Saturday, September 21, 2019 at St. John’s Hospital.