Fulton Obituaries

William H. Hopkins

William H. Hopkins, age 87, of rural New Philadelphia, passed away on September 1, 2019, in Macomb. Visitation will be held on Friday, September 6, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Henry Lange Memorial Home in Cuba. The funeral will be at the Cuba Christian Church on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be at…

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Melvin “Mel” Fletcher

Melvin “Mel” Fletcher, 92, passed away on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at his residence. He was born on July 3, 1927 in Kilbourne to Timothy and Esther (Curry) Fletcher. They preceded him in death. He married Roberta Van den Arend on June 13, 1954 in Pekin. She survives. Also surviving is one son Todd (Kelli)…

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Rosalie A. Shumaker

Rosalie A. Shumaker, 81, of Ellisville, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ at 6:12 a.m. Saturday August 24, 2019 at Sunset Manor in Canton. She was born January 23, 1938 at Ray; the daughter of Roy and Anna (Taylor) Learned. She married Lee Shumaker on February 14, 1957 in Bushnell. He…

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Sherrill Louise Fields

Sherrill Louise Fields, 77, of Burlington, Iowa, formerly of Havana, passed away at University of Iowa Hospital, in Iowa City, at 5:10 a.m. on Tuesday, August 20, 2019. She was born November 6, 1941, in Lewistown to Clyde and Stella (Derry) Guilliams. She married Donald Roy Fields on April 30, 1960 in Lewistown. He preceded…

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Robert Harper Rector

Robert Harper Rector, of Casper, Wyoming, formerly of Smithfield, passed away at the age of 92 on August 5, 2019 at Shepherd of the Valley Care Center, Casper, WY. A graveside service will be held on Monday, August 12, at 11 a.m. in Baughman Cemetery, Smithfield. Visitation will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.…

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Thomas Jacob “Tom” Ginglen

Thomas Jacob “Tom” Ginglen, 68, of Pekin, formerly of Lewistown, passed away at 6:35 a.m. Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at his home. Born December 22, 1950 in Canton to Clarence and Fannie (Corbin) Ginglen, he married Cassie Huff on April 13, 1979 in Lewistown. Tom is survived by one daughter, Kara (Larry Louton) Webster of…

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Paul Curless

Chief Master Sgt. Paul Curless, age 77, of Woodbury passed away Friday, July 26, 2019 at his home. He was a native of Bluff City. Survivors include his wife, Betty Trail Curless of Woodbury; Children, Greg (Lisa) Curless of Murfreesboro and Brenda (Jeff) Dwyer of Smyrna; Stepsons, Kevin (Jackie) Trail of Shelbyville and Kelly (Starla)…

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Christy Anne Edwards, 64, of Cuba, passed away at 1:32 a.m. Sunday, July 28, 2019 at OSF St Francis Medical Center in Peoria. She was born May 12, 1955 in Canton, the daughter of Billy and Shirley (Baughman) Swango. She married Jerry Edwards on October 18, 2014. He survives along with her parents, Bill and…

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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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