Fulton Obituaries

Martha H. Murphy

Martha H. Murphy , age 88, of 510 East Avenue E, Lewistown, Illinois passed away July 17, 2019 at Richard L. Owens Hospice House, Peoria. Martha Murphy was born in Lakewood, Ohio on January 9, 1931. She was preceded in her death by her parents, Walter and Virginia Quallich and sister Nancy Shipman. She is…

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Pat Clark

Pat Clark, 86, of Canton, passed away at 3:53 p.m. Wednesday July 17, 2019 at his home. A graveside service was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lewistown. Memorial contributions may be made to Methodist Hospice. Condolences may be made at henrylange.com

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Barbara S. Thomas

Barbara S. Thomas, 84, of Lewistown, passed away at 7:02 a.m. Monday July 8, 2019 at The Loft in Canton. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Lewistown, where visitation will be held one hour prior to services. Burial will take place in White Chapel Memory Gardens at Canton.…

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Wilma Jean “Jeannie” Hood

Wilma Jean “Jeannie” Hood, 74, of Havana, passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at Sunset Manor in Canton. She was born on October 2, 1944 to William and Lola “Jean” (Bishop) Hall. Jeannie married Larry Hood on June 2, 1962 in Cuba. He preceded her in death on May 29, 2019. She is survived by…

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Brian J. Bowers

Brian J. Bowers, 46, of Lewistown, passed away at 4:40 p.m. Wednesday June 26, 2019 at Graham Hospital Emergency Room. A visitation will be held Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. at Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Lewistown. Cremation will be accorded following the visitation. Memorial contributions may be made to his family or the Lewistown…

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Deputy Troy P. Chisum

Deputy Troy P. Chisum, 39, of Canton was killed in the line of duty while serving the citizens of Fulton County Tuesday June 25, 2019 on Troy Rd in rural Avon. He was born August 10, 1979 in Phoenix, AZ; the son of Phil and Debra (Hebb) Chisum. He married the love of his life…

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Linda Kay Deakin

Linda Kay Deakin was born on September 18, 1951, to Don Justus and Ruby Mae (Buffum) Deakin. The first 11.5 years of her life were spent on her paternal great-grandparent’s farm outside of Fiatt. The last six years of her life were spent on the farm that her maternal great-grandmother bought outside Cuba in 1884,…

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Elizabeth “Lisa” Ann Timmons

Elizabeth “Lisa” Ann Timmons, 64, of Lewistown, passed away at 8:35 p.m. on Monday, June 17, 2019 at UnityPoint Health Methodist. She was born on August 22, 1954 in Canton to William and Anna (Day) Taylor. She married George Timmons on May 12, 1973 at the Salvation Army Church in Canton. Also surviving are two…

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Harold E. “Gene” Roberts

Harold E. “Gene” Roberts, 74, of Marietta passed away at 5:41 a.m. on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. He was born August 10, 1944 in Ottumwa, IA to Ernest and Evelyn (Corbin) Roberts. He married Diana Lynn Coombs on January 12, 1964 in Bushnell, she survives. Also surviving…

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Donna Jean (Skinner) Beadles

Donna Jean (Skinner) Beadles, 75, our beautiful wife, mom, grandma, sister and goose of Lewistown passed away at 4:55 a.m. Wednesday June 12, 2019 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. She was born July 29, 1943 to George and Florence (Smith) Skinner. She married Gale Beadles August 18, 1961 at Canton. He survives along with…

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