Fulton Obituaries

Maurice Allen Thomas

Maurice Allen Thomas was born March 23, 1935, the son of Edgar Herman and Sarah Birdena (Farris) Thomas in rural Canton. After several years’ battle with cancer he died peacefully at home in Cuba, Illinois, on May 16, 2017. On July 1, 1956, he married Anita Atteberry at the Shields Chapel Parsonage in Canton. He…

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Barbara I. Williams

Barbara I. Williams, 87, of Cuba passed away at 7:05 p.m. Sunday August 14 at the Clayberg Nursing Center in Cuba. A graveside service will be held at 12 p.m. Thursday at the Cuba Cemetery with Pastor Mike Arnett officiating. Burial will be at Cuba Cemetery with a military service conducted by the Cuba American…

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Eric Beekman

Eric Beekman, 43 of Bushnell passed away Saturday, August 13 at 1:14 p.m. at McDonough District Hospital ER in Macomb. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, August 17 at the Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria. Pastor Ben Murray will be officiating. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday,…

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Russell Rector, Jr

Russell Rector Jr; 95, of Smithfield, passed away at 3:20  a.m. Tuesday July 19, 2016 at rural Smithfield.  Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday July 22 at Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Cuba, where visitation will be one hour prior to services. Burial will be in Baughman Cemetery at rural Smithfield. Memorial contributions may…

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Hazel Brown

Hazel E. Brown, 97, of Lewistown passed away at 2:02 p.m. Tuesday May 24, 2016 at Graham Hospital in Canton.  She was born February 21, 1919 at St. Clair County, Illinois the daughter of Jesse G. and Lena (Kohlenberger) Bishop. She married Lawrence Brown on June 30, 1937 at Lewistown. He died July 5, 1996.…

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Phyllis June Behrends

Phyllis June Behrends passed away on Saturday, May 28, 2016 at the Havana Health Care Center at the age of 78, surrounded by family and loved ones. She was born June 14, 1937 in Havana to Mabel Wheelock and Sheldon Malone.  She grew up and lived in the Havana area her entire life, attending Riverview…

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Lyle B. Mason

Lyle B. Mason, 83, of rural Cuba passed away at 8:02 AM Monday May 16, 2016 at his home.  He was born October 1, 1932 at Cuba the son of Blake and Sylvia (Melvin) Mason. He married Doretta Skaggs on September 23, 1955 at Manito. She survives. Also surviving are six children, George (Christie) Mason…

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