Fulton Obituaries

Marcia Proper

Marcia Proper, 66, of Canton, passed away Thursday, July 29 following a brave journey with cancer. Funeral services are scheduled at Brock United Methodist Church in Smithfield on Tuesday, August 3 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Ellen Dodd officiating. Graveside services will follow at Baughman Cemetery in Smithfield. There will be no visitation. In lieu…

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Gerald R. Edwards

Gerald R. Edwards, “Jerry”, 70, of Cuba, passed away at his home. A graveside service is planned for Wednesday August 4 at 3:00 p.m. at Baughman Cemetery at rural Smithfield with Pastor Dennis Mumaw officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the Astoria School District for a Spanish student scholarship fund. Condolences may be made…

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Betty K. Curless

Betty K. Curless, 78, of Rushville, formerly of Astoria passed away at 2:20 p.m. on Wednesday, July 28 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. She was born on June 10, 1943 in Rushville, the daughter of Judge and Anna (Martin) Estes. Betty married Wayne Curless on June 10, 1961 in Bluff City. Wayne preceded Betty…

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James D. Downing

James D. Downing, 81, of St. David, passed away Monday July 26 at his home. Cremation will be accorded. A graveside service was held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday at Maryville Cemetery in Bryant, with Cliff Smedstead officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Buckheart Fire and Rescue, or the American Cancer Society. Condolences may be…

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Barbara Lou Smith Hickok

Barbara Lou Smith Hickok, 94, of El Paso passed away July 27, 2021 at her home surrounded by family. Cremation rites were accorded, and a private family service will be held at a later date. Calvert-Johnson & Froelich Memorial Home, El Paso is assisting the family with arrangements. Barbara was born on August 27, 1926…

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Daleta (Dee) Marie Wilkey

On Saturday, July 24, Daleta (Dee) Marie Wilkey, passed away at the age of 52 surrounded by her family, friends and loving pets. She was born on November 29, 1968 in Canton to Melvin Rilea and Ruth Mason of Havana. She was a graduate of Carl Sandberg College and was a nurse for many years.…

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Marjorie Helen Hilton

Marjorie Helen Hilton, 96, of Lewistown, passed away at 1:45 PM Monday July 19 at Clayberg Nursing Home. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday July 24 at Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Lewistown. Visitation will be Friday from 5-7 p.m. at the memorial home. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may…

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Joseph C. “Bo” Ford

Joseph C. “Bo” Ford, 66, of Cuba passed away at 4:00 a.m. Sunday July 18 at Graham Hospital in Canton. He was born August 31, 1954 at Canton the son of Jack and Leona (Taylor) Ford. He married Kathy Hilton December 28, 1978 at Lewistown. She survives. Also survinga are eleven children, Heidi (Tim) Dowell…

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Gerald L. “Jerry” Gibbons

Gerald L. “Jerry” Gibbons, 81 of rural Lewistown passed away at 6:30 p.m. Thursday July 15 at the Loft in Canton. He was born April 4, 1940 at Bluff Springs the son of George and Virgie (Walbert) Gibbons. He married Jeanette Zeisler on May 12, 1997 at LasVegas, NV. She survives along with six children,…

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Rhonda L. Clark

Rhonda L. Clark, 64, of Galesburg, and formerly of Lewistown, passed away at 8:33 p.m. Wednesday July 14 at OSF St. Mary Medical Center. Cremation will be accorded. A visitation is scheduled on Wednesday July 21 from 1-2 p.m. at Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Lewistown. A graveside service will follow at 2:15 p.m. at Oak…

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