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Martha Barker, 89, of Hoopeston died at 4:55 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, at Paxton Healthcare and Rehab.Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at Anderson Funeral Home, 427 E. Main St., Hoopeston, with the Rev. Bill Featherstone officiating. Burial will be in Mann’s Chapel Cemetery, rural Rossville.
Mary Dean Bayles, 91, of Bayles Lake, Loda, formerly of Paxton, died Feb. 19 in Fort Myers, Fla.Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at Baier Family Funeral Services, 406 E. Pells St., Paxton, with the Rev. Steve Anderson officiating. Burial will follow in Glen Cemetery, Paxton.Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Jerome “Jerry” Bennett Sr., 86, of Savoy, stepfather of a Paxton resident, died at 5:15 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, at Champaign County Nursing Home, Urbana.Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, at Morgan Memorial Home, 1304 Regency Drive West, Savoy. Interment will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens, Champaign.
William Bolin, 74, of Clarksville, Tenn., sister of a Rantoul resident, died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at home.A celebration of life service was held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25, at the chapel of McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home. Brother James Shepherd officiated. Burial was in Resthaven Memorial Gardens.
Linda Harweger, 72, of Buckley, sister of a Paxton resident, died at 12:25 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at Heartland Health Care Center, Paxton.Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 1, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 206 E. Main St., Buckley, with the Rev. J. Kevin Wyckoff officiating. Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery, Buckley.
Cecil “Buddy” Hudson Jr., 63, of Saybrook, brother of a Dewey resident, died at 10:02 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at Gibson Area Hospital and Health Services, Gibson City.
Eldon H. Sumner, 80, of Rantoul died the early morning hours of Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, at Presence Covenant Medical Center, Urbana.There will be a gathering of friends and family from 6-7 p.m. Monday, March 2, at Lux Memorial Chapel, 1551 E. Grove Ave., Rantoul.His ashes will be buried in Kentucky at a later date.