CLINTON — Olive G. Gibson Moberly, 94, of Clinton, passed away at 4 a.m. Wednesday (Jan. 25, 2017) at River North Bradley Health and Rehabilitation Center, Bradley. She was six days short of celebrating her 95th birthday with those she left behind.
Her service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, with J. Kent Hickerson officiating. Burial will follow at Mausoleum Park Cemetery, Clinton. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to the First Christian Church, Clinton, or the scholarship fund for Clinton Eagles FOE 593.
Olive was born Jan. 31, 1922, at home in Lane, the daughter of Reuben L. and L. Lavada Reddish Gibson, and the younger sister of Virgil Gibson. Virgil preceded her in death July 10, 2009. She married William E. Moberly on March 15, 1941, in DeWitt, and they had 59 years together before Bill was called home on May 8, 2000.
Survivors include her children, Ellen K. West, Bourbonnais, and James “Jim” Moberly, Bradley; Olive and Bill always opened their home to their children’s friends, many of whom made lasting friendships with them; four stepgrandchildren, Scott West, Buffalo, N.Y.; Brian West, Clarence, N.Y.; Stephanie (David) Sawyer, Clarence N.Y.; and David (Erin) West, Buffalo, N.Y. There are 10 stepgreat-grandchildren who will miss her as well: Nicolas and Julia West, Denver, Colo.; Joshua West, Nashville, Tenn.; Tyler West, Hamilton, Ohio; Andrew and Audrey Sawyer and Danielle Keitel, Clarence, N.Y.; and Samuel and Ruby West, Clarence, N.Y.; and Sydney Sawyer, N.Y.
She was preceded in death by her parents and son-in-law, Kenneth “Bill” West, on June 26, 2008.
Olive was a member of the First Christian Church, Clinton. During her working years, Olive worked at Kroger grocery store, Gibson’s Ace Hardware store, and finally at First National Bank and Trust. She retired from her position at the bank at age 79.
Olive had two great loves other than her family. She was known for her delicious caramels, toffee and peanut brittle. She took great pleasure in making and sharing her candy with family and friends. Her other love was sports — the Illini, the Bears, the Bulls, the Blackhawks and the Cubs. She was excited to see her beloved team become world champions.
Condolences may be made at www.calvertmemorial.com.
CLINTON — Glenda Mae Bunn, 64, of Clinton, passed away 4:55 a.m. Friday (Jan. 27, 2017) at John Warner Hospital and Health Services, Clinton.
Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, with Ernie Harvey Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at Crum Cemetery, Wapella. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. The family requests casual attire.
Memorials may be directed to an education fund for her grandchildren.
Glenda was born Oct. 12, 1952, in Litchfield, the daughter of Roy and Glema F. (Swartz) Smith. She married Charles H. Rasor on Dec. 18, 1972. She later married William W. “Bill” Bunn on Jan. 2, 2004, in Gatlinburg, Tenn.
Survivors include her husband, William W. “Bill” Bunn, Clinton; son, Blake (fiancée, Janna Underwood) Rasor, Clinton; stepsons, Troy W. (Amy) Bunn, LeRoy, and Tom (Kristi) Bunn, Lincoln; five grandchildren, Mason Rasor, Kaybree Rasor, Rylee Bunn, Baylee Bunn and Cole Bunn; sisters, Joann (Kenneth) Manley, Clinton; Catherine (Daniel) Rozanski, Decatur; and Janet (Charles) Schram, Clinton; and her beloved dog, Maylee.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Patsy Peavler.
Glenda worked for Ray Moss and Associates before retiring from State Farm Insurance. She loved spending time with her famil,y especially her grandchildren. Glenda also loved to have a good time and laugh, and enjoyed her friends.
Condolences may be made at www.calvertmemorial.com.
MAROA -- William Henderson, 57 of Maroa, IL passed away 12:58 P.M. January 16, 2017 at his family home in Maroa, IL.
Services to celebrate his life will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday, January 21, 2017 at Calvert Funeral Home, Maroa, IL with Greg Taylor officiating. Private family burial at Maroa Cemetery, Maroa, IL. Visitation will be 10 – 11 A.M. Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to the William Henderson memorial fund.
Survivors include his mother: Judy Coffey, Clinton, IL; children: Steven W. (Michelle) Henderson, Lincoln, IL and Stephanie Henderson, Lincoln, IL; grandchildren: Annalynn Henderson, Triston Henderson and Levi Mayberry; siblings: Marjorie (Gordan) Foster, Heyworth, IL, Julie (Mark) Guzouskis, Lincoln, IL, Vonda (Bubba) Cable, Clinton, MS, Dawn Jackson, FL, Michelle (Dave) Turner, Madison, WI and Chad Henderson, Oreana, IL; and step-mother: Sally Henderson, Clinton, MS.
He was preceded in death his father.William was a construction contractor and all around “Mr. Fixit”.
WAYNESVILLE — Steven Ross, 64, of Decatur, passed away on Tuesday (Jan. 17, 2017) at Decatur Memorial Hospital.
Steven was born on Feb. 3, 1952, in Waynesville, the son of Donald and Waunita (Finger) Ross. He proudly served his country in the USMC. He loved dogs and motorcycles.
Surviving are his sister, Terri Keim (Kevin), Georgia; stepdaughter, Shelley Jun (Andy), Bloomington; grandchildren, Rebekah, Luke, and Adam.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Honoring Steven’s wishes, cremation will take place at Graceland/Fairlawn Cremation Center. Service will be at a later date.
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