Vernel W. Smith, Jr.

Vernel W. Smith, Jr., 78, of Kilbourne, passed away at his home at 6:54 p.m., on Monday, April 5. He was born November 19, 1942, in Canton, to Vernel and Marie (Hanes) Smith Sr. He married Judith A. Phillips in 1964. She survives. Mr. Smith is survived by his wife, Judith, of Kilbourne; two children:…

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Herbert D. Smith

Herbert D. Smith (73) of Havana passed away at 5:00 p.m. on Monday April 5th at Sunset Nursing Home in Canton. Herb was born on August 29th, 1947 the only child of Herbert and Eva Delores (Abbott) Smith in Peoria,. He married Penny (Hackman) Smith on July 17th, 1993 in Ipava. Herb is survived by…

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Audrey Maxine Davis

Audrey Maxine Davis, 92, of Havana, passed away at 2:50 a.m. on Tuesday, April 6 at Graham Hospital in Canton. She was born on March 22, 1929 in Sheldon’s Grove, the daughter of Earl and Erma (Edwards) Rhoades and the 4th of 8 children. She married Merle Ivan Davis on November 24, 1947 in Mt.…

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Gilbert Francis Silva

Gilbert Francis Silva, 93, of Havana, Illinois passed away on Saturday April 3. Gilbert was born on March 11th, 1928 to Portuguese immigrants, Gil and Bertha Silva in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Gilbert was raised with his 5 siblings in Plymouth. It was during his youth that he developed his love for the arts. His first instrument…

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Janet L. Scott

Janet L. Scott, 79, passed away on Friday, April 2 at OSF St Francis Medical Center in Peoria. She was born on March 22, 1942 in Canton to Dale and Audrey (Mahr) Murphy. They preceded her in death. She married Garry Scott on November 20, 1960 in Fairview. He survives. Also surviving are her children,…

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Sheila Rose Munsch

Sheila Rose Munsch, 83, of Havana, passed away at Lincoln Christian Village Nursing Home at 2:40 a.m., on Saturday, March 20. She was born March 18, 1938, in Havana, to Hank and Virgina Cohee. She married Larry Ivan Munch Sr. on October 10, 1964, in Havana. Mrs. Munsch is survived by her husband, Larry, of…

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James Donald Parkin

James Donald Parkin, 79, of Manito, passed away at his home on Tuesday, March 30. He was born December 7, 1941, in Manito to Charles Donald and Helen (Screen) Parkin. He married Marjorie Elaine Fox on June 7, 1969, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Havana. Mr. Parkin is survived by his wife, Elaine, of…

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Bruce C. Hall

Bruce C. Hall, 67, of Havana, passed away at 8:24 a.m. March 27 at his residence. He was born on April 27, 1953 in Canton to William I. and L. Jean (Bishop) Hall. Bruce married Patricia Long in Havana in October of 1996. She survives along with two children; Robert Hall of Havana and Jennifer…

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Kathleen Amelia Fenton Bishop

Kathleen Amelia Fenton Bishop, 98, of Cuba, passed away at 10:22 a.m. Thursday March 25 at Graham Hospital. She was born January 1, 1923 at Plymouth, Devon England. She married Cyrus Bishop on July 7, 1945 at Brixham, Devon England. He preceded her in death on January 7, 2004. She was also preceded in death…

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Marcia K. Berry

Marcia K. Berry, 73, of Canton, passed away on March 19 at the OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria. She was born on November 17, 1947 in Canton, to Raymond and Ruth (Pollitt) Berry. Marcia is preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Ruth, and one sister, Tana Reed. She is survived by…

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