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January 2003

Marjorie Ann Orr, 72, of Danville, died at 11:01 a.m. Saturday (Jan. 25, 2003)
at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.


George Ferber
of Fairmount left this life to be with his Lord at 8:15 a.m.
Wed., Jan. 15, 2003 at Eagle Creek Health and Rehabilitation Center in
Indianapolis.


Delilah Rice Bailey, 86, of Allerton, died at 6:10 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 14, 2003)
at Manorcare Nursing Home in Urbana.


Thelma Irene Pruitt
, 77, formerly of Danville, died at 2:20 p.m. EST Monday
(Jan. 13, 2003) at The Waters of Covington, Ind.

Lorene Dorothy Giuliani, 80, of Westville died at 7 a.m. Jan. 11, 2003 at her
home.

Barbara Rowand, 90, of Allerton, passed away at 3:05 a.m. Friday (Dec. 27,
2002) at her home.

Delbert Wayne Lowe, 41, of Danville, passed away at 7:49 a.m. Wednesday (Dec. 11, 2002) at Carle Hospital in Urbana.

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February 2003

BYRON “BARNEY” MEECE
Byron “Barney” Aaron Meece 95, of Tucson, Ariz., formerly Sidell, died Feb. 3,
2003.

HELEN LAHNE
Helen Lahne, 78, of Sidell, died at 7 p.m. Sunday (Feb. 9, 2003) at Pleasant
Meadows Christian Village in Chrisman.

Paul Richard Swinford, 66, of Houston, Texas went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2003 after a long battle with cancer.

James Larry Nees
, 60, of Danville, died Jan. 22, 2003 at the Veteran’s Hospital in Danville.

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March 2003

FRED FULTZ
Fred Fultz, 80, of Fairmount, died at 5:55 a.m. Friday (March 21, 2003) at the Vermilion Manor Nursing Home after a long illness.

ROBERT L. LUTZ, SR.
Robert L. Lutz, Sr., 52, of Fairmount died at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday (March 18, 2003) at his home.

HERMAN ROHL
Herman F. Rohl, 97, of Sidell, died at 11:20 a.m. Monday (March 24, 2003) at Provena Covenant Medical Center, Urbana.

Kurt D. Beck
Kurt D. Beck, 37, of Sidell, passed away at 1:05 p.m. Thursday (March 13, 2003) at Carle Hospital in Urbana.

HUBERT RUSSELL CARICO
Hubert Russell Carico, 84, of Danville, passed away at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday (March 4, 2003) at his residence.

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April 2003

VIRGINIA GUTHRIE
Virginia Guthrie, 78, of Sidell died at 10:40 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2003 at Vermilion Manor Nursing Home in Tilton.

PAULA "PIXIE" COX
Paula "Pixie" Cox, 53, of Danville, passed away at 6:20 a.m. Wednesday, April 23, 2003 at her home.

ROBERT E. BROWN SR.
Robert E. Brown Sr, 62, of Indianola, passed away at 4:50 a.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2003 at his home.

MARY ANN HUFFMAN
Mary Ann Huffman, 73, of Sidell, passed away at 1:24 p.m. Friday, April 11, 2003, at Carle Hospital in Urbana.

MARGARET G. MACK
Margaret G. Mack, 84, of Fairmount, died at 6:29 p.m. Wednesday (March 26,
2003) at her residence.

SHARON STAMPLE LATHROP
Sharon Stample Lathrop, 65, of Danville, passed away at 6 p.m. Friday (March 28, 2003) at Carle Foundation Hospital.

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May 2003

GERALDINE ORR
Geraldine (Smoot) Orr departed into the arms of her Lord and Savior on Jan. 30, 2003 in Houston, Texas.

BRUCE JOHN McDOWELL
Bruce John McDowell, 60, of Indianapolis, formerly of Sidell, died May 9, 2003.

VILLA “BILL” CRADDOCK
Villa “Bill” Craddock, 79, of St. Louis, Mo., formerly of Hume, died at 11:25 a.m. Sunday, May 11, 2003 at River View Nursing Home in St. Louis.

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June 2003

KENNETH DEAN MOREMAN
Kenneth Dean Moreman, 82, of Fairmount, died at 12:55 p.m. Tuesday, June 24, 2003, at his home.

LILLIAN M. SWIGART
Lillian M. Swigart, 90, of Sidell, passed away at 1:40 a.m. Saturday, June 28, 2003, at Vermilion Manor Nursing Home in Danville.

JACOB MARK MARCH
Jacob Mark March, 21, of Allerton, died at 11:20 p.m. Sunday, June 22, 2003, in rural Vermilion County as the result of an accident.

WILLARD “BILL” ALVA UNDERWOOD Ph.D.
Willard “Bill” Alva Underwood Ph.D., 59, of Weymouth, Mass., died Thursday, May 29, 2003 at home following an 18-month battle with cancer.

LEONARD FAITH
Leonard Faith, 75, of Westville, died at 12:52 p.m. Tuesday, June 3, 2003, at his home.

MARY J. DARR
Mary J. Darr, 84, a life resident of Fairmount, passed away at 8 p.m. Sunday, June 8, 2003, at the Champaign County Nursing Home. She had resided there briefly.

RILEY SCOTT MYRICK
Riley Scott Myrick, infant son of Matthew and Jadawn Kinney Myrick, passed away Friday, June 6, 2003, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. He was born hours earlier.

Timothy Curtis Whaley
Timothy Curtis Whaley, 39, of Sidell, died at 5:36 a.m. Monday, June 2, 2003 at Carle Hospital in Urbana.

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July 2003

KAREN CORBIN
Karen Corbin, 46, of Indianola died at 5:45 a.m. Wednesday (July 30, 2003) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

James W. “Jay” Housel
James W. “Jay” Housel, 79, of Sidell, died at 8:30 p.m. Friday, July 25, 2003, at Carle Hospital in Urbana.

William E. “Bill” Nees
William E. “Bill” Nees, 68, of Sidell, died at 6:45 p.m. Thursday, July 24, 2003, at Carle Hospital in Urbana.

WILLIAM D. LAMB
William D. Lamb, 80, of Manhattan, Kansas, died Friday, July 4, 2003, at the Mercy Health Center-College Avenue in Manhattan, Kansas.

MILLIE MARING
Millie Maring, 59, of Danville, passed this life Monday, July 7, 2003, at home. Miss Maring was born Dec. 27, 1943, in Sidell, a daughter of Clarence “Slim” and Imogene Owen Maring.

ERVIN R. SHIELDS
Ervin R. Shields, 59, of Danville, formerly of Fairmount, died Friday, July 4, 2003, at the V.A. Medical Center in Indianapolis.

TADD R. METZGER
Tadd R. Metzger, 21 of Sidell, a student at Carthage College in Kenosha, Wis., passed away 12:30 p.m. Monday, June 30, 2003 at Froedtert Memorial Lutheran
Hospital in Milwaukee, from injuries received in an accident on Sunday June 29, 2003.

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August 2003

Warren Ellis “Big Ugly” Schumacher
Warren Ellis “Big Ugly” Schumacher, 69, of Jamaica, passed away at 11:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, 2003, at IU Medical Center in Indianapolis.

GUY "BART" SIMMONS
Guy "Bart" Simmons, 77, of Georgetown, died at 9:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, 2003, at Provena USMC Logan Campus.

HAROLD LEE SMITH
Harold Lee Smith, 80, of Fairmount, died at 3:35 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2003, at Vermilion Manor Nursing Home.

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September 2003

Frances D. Richardson
Frances D. Richardson, 105, of Fairmount, died at 7:05 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2003, at Colonial Manor Nursing Home in Danville.

OPAL NEAL
Opal M. Neal, 85, of Fairmount died at 5:55 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15, 2003, at Vermilion Manor Nursing Home, Danville.

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October 2003

Dr. S. Glidden Baldwin
Dr. S. Glidden Baldwin died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2003, one day short of his 102nd birthday.

SHARRON L. COBURN
Sharron L. Coburn, 60, of Danville, passed away at 2:55 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, 2003, at Vermilion Manor Nursing Home.

JEROME ELLIOTT
Jerome Elliott, 63, of Fairmount, died at 6:38 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2003, at the Springfield Memorial Hospital in Springfield.

Paul Darr
Paul A. Darr, 69, a prominent Fairmount farmer and life resident, passed away unexpectedly at 1:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, 2003 at Carle Arbours Nursing Home in Savoy, where he was recuperating from a recent injury.

LIDA JEAN MCDOWELL BOLLAR— Lida Jean McDowell Bollar, 87, of Sidell and formerly of Perrysville, Ind., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2003.

MARILYN ENNIS
Marilyn M. Ennis, 67, of Allerton died at 8:50 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, 2003, at Provena Covenant Medical Center, Urbana.

ARNOLD FOREIN
Arnold Forein, 103, of Fairmount, died at 5:25 a.m. Monday, Sept. 29, 2003, at Provena USMC, Danville.

NORMAN S. OSBORN
Norman S. Osborn, 90, of Sidell, passed away at 12:15 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30,
2003 at Provena Hospital in Urbana.


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November 2003

MARY CLARK
Mary Ellen Clark, 74, of Danville died at 5:57 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 16, 2003, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

ORLETHA MAXINE HURT
Orletha Maxine Hurt, 88, of Allerton, formerly of Newman, died at 1:25 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2003, at Boxwood Healthcare Center, Newman.

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December 2003

HUGH L. DILLON
Hugh L. Dillon, 79, well-known Sidell area farmer, passed away at 7:55 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, at his home.

NORA McCOMAS LAWRENCE
Nora McComas Lawrence, 94, of Allerton died at 1:10 p.m. Monday, Dec. 8, 2003) at Provena Covenant Medical Center, Urbana.

GRACE DAVIS
Grace (nee Arnold) Casteel Davis passed away Nov. 14, 2003 in Kamloops, British Columbia.

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