William “Bill” A. Braden

William “Bill” A. Braden, 82, of Lewistown, passed away at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 13, at The Loft. He was born on December 20, 1938 in Canton to Don R. and Florentine (Dowler) Braden. He married Ruth Hadsall on September 1, 1962 in Lewistown; she survives. Also surviving are five children, Billy (Lori) Braden…

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Linda M. Danner

Linda M. Danner, 84, of Astoria passed away at 10:24 am on Wednesday, January 13 at her home. She was born on January 19, 1936 in Salt Creek the daughter of Theodore and Rhonda (Jockisch) Hamblin. Linda married Jack Danner on February 6, 1953 in Astoria. Jack preceded Linda in death on November 9, 2017.…

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David Logan Payne, Jr.

David Logan Payne, Jr., 83, of East Peoria (formerly of Easton) passed away at his home at 11:22 p.m. on Tuesday, January 12. He was born on June 9, 1937 in Lebanon, Kentucky to David L. and Geneva (Hartfield) Payne, Sr. He married Priscilla Rudolph on July 9, 1957 at the First Baptist Church in…

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Robert Louis Dickson Jr.

Robert Louis Dickson Jr., age 76, of Havana passed away on Wednesday, January 6 at 9:46 p.m. at OSF in Peoria. Robert loved his women and his family. As a carpenter, Robert had a work ethic that was known and admired by many. He was also known as someone who would help his friends and…

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Cindy Denise Graham

Cindy Denise Graham, 63, of San Jose passed away at 7:55 a.m. on Monday, January 11 at The Christian Village in Lincoln. She was born on July 17, 1957 in Pekin to Marshall “Elmer” and Lois (Emmons) Maxey. She married Gary “Peso” Graham on November 5, 2005. He survives. Cindy is also survived by three…

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David D. Smith

David D. Smith, 79, of Lewistown, passed away at 2:30 am Monday January 11. A graveside service will be held at 2:30 PM Friday January 15 at Oak Hill Cemetery. Military rites will be accorded by Lewistown VFW Post 5001 and American Legion Bishop Post 1. Memorial contributions may be made to Traditions Health Hospice.…

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John Paul (J.P.) Thomas

John Paul (J.P.) Thomas, 56, of Tallula went to heaven on January 8 at St. John’s Hospital. J.P. was born to James and Geraldine Thomas in Havana on November 30, 1964 He is survived by his parents and two sister, Betsy (Eddie) Griffith and Becky Conway and her significant other Paul Tart. Also surviving are…

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Terry Stutes

Terry Stutes, 82, passed away on Friday, January 8 at his residence. He was born on September 16, 1938 in Canton to Andrew and Pauline (Brooks) Stutes. He married Karen Ward on November 7, 1959 in Quincy. She survives. Also surviving are three daughters, Sandra Stutes of Dade, FL, Deborah (David) Stell of Lewistown, Barbara…

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Marjorie Ann (Blodgett) Earley

Marjorie Ann (Blodgett) Earley passed away at 1:22 p.m., on Saturday, January 9. She was born at home, in Bathto Kenneth and Genevieve (Lathbury) Blodgett, on June 1, 1931. Mrs. Blodgett is survived by three children: Sam Nation, Tammy (Nation), Husband – Rodger Camerer and Lisa Earley, all of Bath; five grandchildren: Shannon (Josh) Camerer,…

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Margaret A. Taylor

Margaret A. Taylor, 74, of Liverpool passed away Thursday January 7 at her home. A graveside service and burial will be held at 2:30 p.m. January 12 at Liverpool Cemetery in Liverpool with Becky Black officiating. Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Lewistown is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made the American Heart…

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