REMEMBRANCE CARDS

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BETTS, Clifford J.

BETTS, Lilly E.

BETZ, Estella A. Dailey

BOTTOM, Mary M.

BRANNON, Mrs. Chlomara Hazelwood

CAUBLE, Dr. Ben

CHESTER, Mrs. Gladys

COLEMAN, Judith Sue

DAILEY, Herman Lee

DURHAM, Mildred Alene Lutz

FLEENER, Mary Dailey

HARVEL, Edward C.

HARVEL, Frank Edward

HAWKINS, Leroy I. "Bill"

HAWKINS, Myrtle Modena Newell

HAZELWOOD, Clifford

HAZELWOOD, Marie

HAZELWOOD, Sam

HAZELWOOD, Samuel Dock

JORDAN, Donald

JORDAN, Rev. Louis

KELLEY, Lois I. McNelly

LAW, Helen J. Vick

LESSAR, Edward E.

LESSAR, Mary Joyce

MC REYNOLDS, Ralph

MILLER, Benjamine P.

MILLER, Edith Mae Foster

MILLER, Kenneth

MILLER, Robert Clifford

NEWELL, Eva Jordan

NEWELL, Glenn E.

NEWELL, Hazel Leona Harvell

NEWELL, Mildred J. Sheffer

NEWELL, Roy Loren

PROVO, James A.

RUDLUFF, Virginia Lee

SHEFFER, Harold G.

SMITH, Dorothy Mae Newell

SMITH, June "Teen" McBride

SMITH, Melvin Eugene

SNELL, Betty Jean Thompson

SOUTH, Penny Rhymer

WILLIS, Mary Ann Abercrombie

WINTERTON, Sandra L. (Bottom)

WOODRUFF, Wesley, Sr.



CLIFFORD J. BETTS

1913-2007

In Memory of Clifford J. Betts; Date of Birth: January 16, 1913; Date of Death: March 3, 2007; Services: Tuesday, March 6, 2007, 11:00 AM, Elco Methodist Church; Officiating: Rev. Rob Grief; Burial: St. John's Cemetery, Dongola, IL; Arrangements by: Crain Funeral Home, Tamms, IL.

In Loving Memory Of

LILLY E. BETTS

Date of Birth/Place
December 14, 1920
Elco, Illinois

Date of Death/Place
May 25, 2013
Jonesboro, Illinois

Services
Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 11:00 AM
Crain Funeral Home-Tamms

Officiating
Rev. Rob Grief

Interment
St. John's Cemetery

Arrangements By
Crain Funeral Home-Tamms

ESTELLA A. BETZ

1877-1960

In Memory of ESTELLA A. BETZ; Born February 22, 1877 (Tamms, Illinois); Died May 30, 1960 (Alhambra, Illinois); Services at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, Bethalto, Illinois, Thursday, June 2, 1960, 2:00 p.m.; Officiating Rev. Robert Pitsch; Interment Valhalla Memorial Park, Alton, Illinois; Smith Funeral Home--Contributed by Donna Knight

 

MARY M. BOTTOM

1915-1988

In Memory of Mary M. Bottom; Date of Birth: December 31, 1915, Sharp County, Arkansas; Date of Death: April 3, 1988 Elco, Illinois; Funeral Services: Wednesday, April 6, 1988, 10:30 A.M.; Jones Funeral Home, Tamms, Illinois; Officiating: Rev. Lacie Betts, Rev. Bruce Gordan; Interment: Ebenezer Hall Cemetery, near Lick Creek, Illinois; Pallbearers: Rocky Baldwin, David Wayne Newell, Michael Bottom, Brent Newell, Steven Bottom, David M. Newell, Keith Bottom, Eric Newell, Jim Becker.

 

MRS. CHLOMARA BRANNON

1922-1976

In Memory of Mrs. Chlomara (Hazelwood) Brannon; Born May 26, 1922 at Elco, IL; Date of death: April 12, 1976; Time of Service: Thursday, 10:00 a.m. DeWitt C. Jones Chapel; Conducted by Rev. R. F. Hoover; Interment: Parkhill Cemetery; Directed by: DeWitt C. Jones Funeral Home, Keystone Heights, FL. (From Remembrance Card donated by Melvin Hazelwood.)

In Loving Memory of

DR. BEN CAUBLE

Date of Birth/Place
September 22, 1936
Elco, Illinois

Date of Death/Place
October 13, 2016
Covington, Tennessee

Visitations
Sunday, October 16, 2016  4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Covington Funeral Home
Monday, October 17, 2016  1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Crain Funeral Home - Anna/Jonesboro

Graveside Services
Monday, October 17, 2016  3:30 PM
St. John's Cemetery

Interment
St. John's Cemetery

Officiating
Dee Armes

Arrangements by
Crain Funeral Home--Anna/Jonesboro


MRS. GLADYS CHESTER

1902-1987
In Memory of MRS. GLADYS CHESTER; December 25, 1902-January 24, 1987; Services CRAIN FUNERAL HOME, Tamms, Ill.,
Tuesday, January 27, 1987, 1:00 P. M.; Officiating Rev. Joe Lentz; Interment McCrite Cemetery; Crain Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.  --Contributed by Donna Knight


In Loving Memory of

JUDITH SUE COLEMAN

Date of Birth/Place
December 10, 1940
Cairo, Illinois

Date of Death/Place
July 25, 2013
Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Officiating
Rev. Rob Grief

Interment
St. John's Cemetery

Arrangements By
Crain Funeral Home-Tamms

In Memory of

HERMAN LEE DAILEY

Date of Birth
February 17, 1938
Cairo, Illinois

Date of Death
July 10, 1987
Carthage, Missouri

Funeral Services
TUESDAY, JULY 14, 1987
11:00 A.M.

JONES FUNERAL HOME
Tamms, Illinois

Officiating
Rev. Linda Gordan

Interment
Provo Cemetery
near Tamms, Illinois


Contributed by Donna Dailey Knight; Note:  s/o Hazle Dailey Tinsley and Bill Tinsley.

MILDRED ALENE DURHAM

1914-1985

In Memory of MILDRED ALENE DURHAM; Born:  October 18, 1914 Alexander County, Illinois; Died:  April 17, 1985 Cape Girardeau, Missouri;
Funeral Services Sunday, April 21, 1985, 2:00 P.M.; JONES FUNERAL HOME, Tamms, Illinois; Officiating Rev. Jay Franklin and Rev. Joe Lentz;
Interment St. John's Cemetery near Dongola, Illinois.  --Contributed by Donna Knight

In Memory of

MARY DAILEY FLEENER

Date of Birth
February 19, 1910
Tamms, Illinois

Date of Death
June 28, 1993
Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Funeral Services
Thursday, July 1, 1993
10:00 A.M.

JONES FUNERAL HOME
Tamms, Illinois

Officiating
Capt. Elmer Trapp and
Rev. William Harper

Interment
Provo Cemetery
rural Tamms, Illinois

Contributed by Donna Dailey Knight

In Loving Memory of

EDWARD C. HARVEL

1880-1956

Place of Birth
Elco, Illinois
Date September 2nd, 1880

DECEASED

Date:  March 20, 1956
Place:  Thebes, Illinois
Age:  75 Years 6 Months 18 Days

INTERMENT

Date:  March 22, 1956
Cemetery:  Rose Hill
Section 2, Block _, Lot 225, Grave 1
City:  Thebes, Illinois

ESCORTS
Delmar Stamp            Clarence Franklin
Barry Daugherty            Ray Brown
Leo Robinson            Robert Hiller


Our Baby Sleeps



FRANK EDWARD HARVEL

Came to us November 26th, 1945
at St. Mary's Hospital in Cairo, Illinois.

Was called away August 23rd, 1953 at Thebes, Illinois

Aged
7 Years, 8 Months, 27 Days

Contributed by J. C. McNelly

 

LEROY I. "BILL" HAWKINS

1927-1987

In Memory of LeRoy I. Hawkins; Date of Birth: February 21, 1927 Tamms, Illinois; Date of Death: December 8, 1987 Cape Girardeau, Missouri; Funeral Services: Thursday, December 10, 1987, 1:30 P.M.; Alexander Freewill Baptist Church near Olive Branch, Illinois; Officiating: Rev. Max Courtney, Rev. Bob Stone; Interment: St. John's Cemetery near Dongola, Illinois.

 

MYRTLE MODENA NEWELL HAWKINS

1930-2003

In Memory of Myrtle Modena (Newell) Hawkins; Date of Birth: June 19, 1930, Alexander County, Illinois; Date of Death: May 25, 2003, Cape Girardeau, Missouri; Funeral Services: Wednesday, May 28, 2003, 2:00 p.m., Alexander Freewill Baptist Church, Rural Olive Branch, Illinois; Rev. Bob Stone, Officiating; Interment: St. John's Cemetery, Rural Dongola, Illinois; Pallbearers: Family and Friends.

 

CLIFFORD HAZELWOOD

1911-1992

In Memory of Clifford Hazelwood; June 11, 1911; January 1, 1992; Services: Crain Funeral Home, Tamms, IL, Saturday, January 4, 1992, 2:30 P.M.; Officiating: Rev. Tom Bailey; Rev. Bruce Cullers; Interment: St. John's Cemetery; Crain Funeral Home in charge of Arrangements. (Donated by Melvin Hazelwood.)

MARIE HAZELWOOD

1911-2010

In Loving Memory of 
Marie Hazelwood

Date of Birth/Place
February 7, 1911
Clay County, Arkansas

Date of Death/Place
January 20, 2010
Joliet, Illinois

Services
Monday, January 25, 2010--10:00 AM
Crain Funeral Home
Tamms

Officiating
Rev. Rob Grief

Final Resting Place
St. John's Cemetery

Arrangements by
Crain Funeral Home--Tamms, Illinois


Contributed by Melvin Hazelwood

SAM HAZLEWOOD

1876-1961

Funeral Services for Sam Hazlewood; Born: February 15, 1876; Died: April 7, 1961, Aged 85 yrs, 1 month, 21 days. Services: Elco Penetecostal Church, Monday, April 10, 1961, 2:00 P.M.; Officiating Minister: Rev. L. F. Jordan; Assisted by Rev. Frank Schwerbaum (Schierbaum); Interment: St. John's Cemetery. Farnsworth Funeral Home In Charge of Services. (Donated by Melvin Hazelwood.)

 

SAMUEL DOCK HAZELWOOD

1907-1981

In Memory of Samuel Dock Hazelwood; Date of Birth: September 1, 1907; Date of Death: November 14, 1981; Services at Irwin Chapel; Time: 1 P.M. Tuesday, November 17, 1981; Minister: Rev. Maynard and Showers; Interment: Sunset Hill Cemetery. Services by Irwin Chapel. (Donated by Melvin Hazelwood.)

 

DONALD JORDAN

1927-2005

In Memory of Donald Jordan; Date of Birth: December 7, 1927, Elco, IL; Date of Death: September 24, 2005, Cape Girardeau, MO; Services: Crossroad United Methodist Church, Ullin, IL, Tuesday, September 27, 2005, 1:00 P. M.; Officiating: Rev. Clint Nale, Rev. Rob Grief, Pastor Pete Vinson; Final Resting Place: St. John's Cemetery, Dongola, IL; Arrangements By: Crain Funeral Home, Tamms, IL.

 

REV. LOUIS JORDAN

1904-1986

In Memory of Rev. Louis Jordan; November 29, 1904; December 22, 1986; Services: Elco Methodist Church, Elco, Ill., Wednesday, December 24, 1986, 1:00 P. M.; Officiating: Rev. Carl Cureton, Rev. Jack Wilhite, Rev. Lou Barton, Rev. Bruce Gordon; Interment: St. John's Cemetery; Crain Funeral Home In Charge of Arrangements. (Donated by Stephen Newell.)

In Loving Memory of

Lois I. McNelly Kelley

Date of Birth/Place
January 31, 1918
Elco, IL

Date of Death/Place
April 21, 2009
Cape Girardeau, MO

Services
Thursday, April 23, 2009; 2:00 P.M.
Crain Funeral Home--Tamms

Officiating
Rev. Jimmie Monahan

Final Resting Place
Rose Hill Cemetery

Arrangements By
Crain Funeral Home
Tamms, IL

Contributed by J. C. McNelly

In Memory of

HELEN J. LAW

Date of Birth
January 19, 1928
Cairo, Illinois

Date of Death
April 19, 2002
Edwardsville, Illinois

Place & Time of Service
Weber Funeral Home
Edwardsville, Illinois
Tuesday, April 23, 2002
8:00 p.m.

Presiding
Coy Siddall, Minister
Rev. Dale Clemens

Services By
Weber Funeral Home
Contributed by Melvin Hazelwood

 

EDWARD E. LESSAR

1927-2007

In Memory of Edward E. Lessar; Date of Birth: June 26, 1927, Elco, Illinois; Date of Death: February 19, 2007, Cape Girardeau, Missouri; Funeral Services: Thursday, February 22, 2007, 11:00 a.m., Jones Funeral Home, Tamms, Illinois; Rev. Steve Pennington, Rev. Clifton Lingle, Officiating; Interment: St. John's Cemetery, Rural Dongola, Illinois; Pallbearers: Kenny Dickerson, Tim Dickerson, Andy Ramage, Jordon Oxford, David Newell, Richard Kee.

In Loving Remembrance

MARY JOYCE LESSAR

Born
August 11, 1957

Died
January 7, 2014

Funeral Service
Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home
Anna, Illinois

Friday, January 10, 2014
11:00 a.m.

Officiating
Rev. James McLane

Interment
Anna City Cemetery
Anna, Illinois

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home
Anna, Illinois
in charge of arrangements


RALPH MC REYNOLDS

Born
December 6, 1904
Cairo, Illinois

Died
July 3, 1971
Alton, Illinois

Services
Marks Mortuary
Wood River, Illinois

Tuesday, July 6, 1971
1:30 p.m.

Officiating
Rev. Donald Durall
Hartford, Illinois

Interment
Roselawn Memory Gardens
Bethalto, Illinois

Pall Bearers
John Platter, Steve Jacoby, Dale Sauls, Duane Gardner, C. R. Inlow, James Holland

Contributed by Donna Knight.

IN MEMORY OF

Benjamine P. Miller

Place of Birth
Alexandria (sic) Co. Illinois

Date
October 11, 1878

Deceased
March 6, 1935
Wednesday 10:00 o'clock

Age
56 years, 4 months, 25 days

Services
Harrisburg Illinois
First M. E. Church
2 o'clock Friday 8th

Officiating
Rev. Chas. Peterson
Rev. E. U. Yates
Mr. Bert Gaskin, Undertaker; asst. Russel Clark

Pallbearers
Nephews--George Miller, Marion, Ill.
Ben Miller, Marion, Ill.
Clyde White, Johnston city, Ill.
John Miller, Marion, Ill.
John Newton, Marion, Ill.
John Lowell Miller, Creal Springs, Ill.

Final Resting Place
Sunset Lawn Cemetery
Lot 144
Harrisburg, Saline County, Illinois

Laid to Rest
Friday, 3 p.m. 8th day 3rd month, 1935
Contributed by Pike County Public Library, Petersburg, IN

EDITH MAE FOSTER MILLER
1931-2010

In Loving Memory of
Edith Mae (Foster) Miller

Date of Birth/Place
December 11, 1931
Olive Branch, IL

Date of Death/Place
January 12, 2010
Cape Girardeau, MO

Services
Sunday, January 17, 2010  2:00 PM
Trinty Assembly of God Church--Olive Branch

Officiating
Rev. John Fuller
Rev. Carl D. Miller
Rev. Steve Clardy

Final Resting Place
Olive Branch Cemetery

Arrangements by
Crain Funeral Home--Tamms


KENNETH MILLER
1943-2010

In Memory of

Kenneth Miller

Date of Birth
December 9, 1943

Date of Death
January 18, 2010

Service
Blue Funeral Home, Inc.
Friday, January 22, 2010
11:00 AM

Clergy
Reverend Darrell Wimberly

Final Resting Place
Rose Hill Cemetery

Blue Funeral Homes, Inc.
Marion, IL

ROBERT C. MILLER

1927-2008

In Memory of

ROBERT CLIFFORD "RC" MILLER

Date of Birth
January 16, 1927

Date of Death
April 12, 2008

Services
Tuesday, April 15, 2008  2:00 PM
Trinity Assembly of God Church

Officiating
Rev. Carl Hester
Rev. John Fuller
Rev. Carl Miller

Burial
Olive Branch Cemetery
Olive Branch, IL

Arrangements by
Crain Funeral Home
Tamms, IL


EVA NEWELL

1893-1984

In Memory of Eva Newell; Born: February 13, 1893, Elco, Illinois; Died: September 24, 1984, Newton, Illinois; Funeral Services: Thursday, September 27, 1984, 2:00 P.M.; First United Methodist Church, Mounds, Illinois; Officiating: Rev. Kenneth Clark and Rev. Ray Kelley; Interment: Spencer Heights Cemetery, Mounds, Illinois; Pallbearers: Ronald Newell, Arthur (Sonny) Clark, Kevin Mize, Mark Newell, Mark Taake, Robert Gunn. (Donated by Stephen Newell.)

 

GLENN E. NEWELL

1917-2004

In memory of Glenn E. Newell; Date of Birth: December 24, 1917; Date of Death: February 19, 2004; Services: Sunday, February 22, 2004, 2:00 P.M.; Officiating: Rev. Gene Hart; Final Resting Place: St. John's Cemetery, Dongola, IL; Arrangements By: Crain Funeral Home, Tamms, IL.

In Loving Memory

HAZEL LEONA HARVELL NEWELL
Date of Birth:  August 27, 1914
Alexander County, Illinois
Date of Death:  June 2, 2009
Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Funeral Services
Thursday, June 4, 2009
1:00 p.m.
Jones Funeral Home
Tamms, Illinois

Rev. Jim McLane
Officiating

Interment
St. John's Cemetery
Rural Dongola, Illinois

Pallbearers
Ron Kee    Richard Kee
Jeff Smith    Greg Smith
Mike Harvell    Jim Newell

In Memory of

MILDRED NEWELL

April 20, 1916

March 24, 1997

Service
Crain Funeral Home
Tamms, Illinois
Thursday, March 27, 1997
1:00 PM

Officiating
Rev. Carl Land
David W. Newell

Interment
St. John's Cemetery
Dongola, Illinois

ROY LOREN NEWELL

1914-1994

In Memory of Roy Loren Newell; Date of Birth: February 28, 1914 near Tamms, Illinois; Date of Death: April 26, 1994 Cape Girardeau, Missouri; Funeral Services: Friday, April 29, 1994, 11:00 A.M.; Jones Funeral Home, Tamms, Illinois; Officiating: Rev. Carl Land; Interment: St. John's Cemetery near Dongola, Illinois; Pallbearers: Greg Smith, Jeff Smith, Dwayne Lessar, Raymond Newell, Mike Newell, David Newell.

In Memory of

JAMES A. PROVO

Date of Birth/Place
April 7th, 1881
Elco, Illinois

Entered Into Rest
10:10 P. M. October 4th, 1945

Place
Sandusky, Illinois

Age
Sixty-four Years, Five Months, 27 Days

Service
Pentecostal Church
Elco, Illinois

2:00 P.M. October 7th, 1945

Officiating
The Rev. Clarence Bridges
The Rev. Louis Jordan

Bearers
Edward Hale, Oley Cox, Clifford Hazelwood, Thomas Cruse, Leonard Woodney, Rudolph Hazelwood
Contributed by Melvin Hazelwood

In Loving Memory

VIRGINIA LEE RUDLUFF

Date of Birth
August 7, 1943

Date of Death
December 9, 2012

Services
10:00 AM Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Alexander Freewill Baptist Church
Olive Branch, Illinois

Officiating
Rev. Ernest Brown
Rev. Darrell E. Faire, Sr.

Final Resting Place
Lindsey Cemetery
McClure, Illinois

Arrangements By
Ford & Sons Funeral Home
Cape Girardeau, Missouri

In Loving Memory

HAROLD G. SHEFFER-84

Born:  August 4, 1918 in Delta, IL
Died:  May 5, 2003 in Paducah, KY
Son of Eddie and Bessie (Provoe) Sheffer

Funeral Service
Thursday, May 8, 2003
11:00 A. M.
Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home

Officiating
Rev. Don Young

Interment
Metropolis Memorial Gardens
Metropolis, IL

IN LOVING MEMORY OF

DOROTHY MAE SMITH

Date of Birth/Place
October 6, 1934
Alexander County, Illinois

Date of Death/Place
July 31, 2012
Tamms, Illinois

Services
Thursday, August 2, 2012  10:00 AM
Crain Funeral Home-Tamms

Officiating
Rev. Joe Aldridge

Interment
St. John's Cemetery

Arrangements by
Crain Funeral Home-Tamms

In Loving Memory of

MELVIN SMITH

DATE OF BIRTH/PLACE
May 31, 1932
Tamms, Illinois

DATE OF DEATH/PLACE
June 28, 2015
Cape Girardeau, Missouri

SERVICES
Wednesday, July 1, 2015  10:00 AM
Crain Funeral Home-Tamms

INTERMENT
St. John's Cemetery

OFFICIATING
Rev. Buddy Walls

ARRANGEMENTS BY
Crain Funeral Home-Tamms

In Loving Memory of

JUNE "TEEN" SMITH

Date of Birth/Place
May 26, 1934
Thebes, Illinois

Date of Death/Place
June 14, 2012
Cairo, Illinois

Services
Sunday, June 17, 2012-1:00 PM
Crain Funeral Home--Tamms

Officiating
Rev. Earnest Brown

Interment
Old Thebes Cemetery

Arrangements By
Crain Funeral Home-Tamms

In Loving Memory of

BETTY JEAN SNELL

Date of Birth/Place
August 26, 1931
Thebes, IL

Date of Death/Place
September 16, 2009
Sikeston, MO

Services
Friday, September 18, 2009-2:00 P.M.
Crain Funeral Home
Tamms, IL

Officiating
Rev. Curt Alderson

Final Resting Place
Rose Hill Cemetery
Thebes
with Rev. Scott Kelley officiating

Arrangements By
Crain Funeral Home
Tamms
Contributed by J. C. McNelly

IN LOVING MEMORY OF

PENNY (RHYMER) SOUTH

Date of Birth/Place
April 19, 1952
Cairo, Illinois

Date of Death/Place
April 1, 2017
Anna, Illinois

Services
Thursday, April 6, 2017  11:00 AM
Crain Funeral Home
Anna, Illinois

Officiating
Rev. Jay Franklin

Final Resting Place
St. John's Cemetery

Arrangements by
Crain Funeral Home
Anna-Jonesboro

MARY ANN ABERCROMBIE WILLIS

1913-2007

In Memory of Mary Ann Abercrombie Willis; Date of Birth: March 25, 1913; Date of Death: January 25, 2007; Services: Wednesday, January 31, 2007, 10:00 AM, Crain Funeral Home, Anna, IL; Officiating: Rev. Verlee Eaker, Rev. Tony Foeller; Final Resting Place: Anna Cemetery, Anna, IL; Arrangements by: Crain Funeral Home, Anna, IL. --Contributed by Frank Beasley, who along with his brother, Jim, attended the visitation in Anna on Jan. 30, 2007. (Note: Mary Ann was born in the Delta area of Alexander County.)

In Loving Memory of

SANDY L. WINTERTON

Date of Birth
July 30, 1953
Cairo, Illinois

Date of Death
June 5, 2012
Rochelle, Illinois

Time and Place of Services
Unger-Horner Funeral Home
10:00 A. M.
Saturday
June 9, 2012
Rochelle, Illinois

Officiant
Rev. David Rogula
Contributed by A. Newell

In Loving Memory of

WESLEY WOODRUFF, SR.

Date of Birth/Place
March 23, 1938
Fort Wayne, Indiana

Date of Death/Place
May 1, 2016
Thebes, Illinois

Services
Thursday, May 5, 2016   11:00 AM
Crain Funeral Home-Cape Girardeau

Officiating
Pastor Randy Morse
Jack Oliver

Interment
Rose Hill Cemetery
Thebes, Illinois

Arrangements by
Crain Funeral Home-Cape Girardeau


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