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Mason Obituaries

Anna Mae Watson

Anna Mae Watson, 85, of Havana passed away at her home, surrounded by her daughters, at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 28. She was born on May 19, 1937 to George and Flossie (Vaughn) Stockham. She married James Alfred Watson on October 20, 1956. He preceded her in death on January 8, 2010. Anna is…

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Robert Dean Taylor

Robert Dean Taylor, 77, of Chandlerville, passed away at 6:15 a.m., on Saturday, July 23 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. He was born September 30, 1944, in Springfield, to Basil and Mary Ion (Shirley) Taylor. He married Melanie Barrett on December 18, 1964, in Chandlerville. Robert is survived by his wife, Melanie, of Chandlerville;…

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Shirley J. High

Shirley J. High, 81, of Hartford City, Indiana, formerly of Havana, passed away at University Nursing Center in Upland, Indiana, at 6:27 a.m. on Friday, July 22. She was born March 11, 1941, in Fayette County to Wayne William and Emma Elizabeth (Blankenship) Rhodes. She married Charles J. High in Vandalia on April 28, 1958.…

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Barbara J. Brown

Barbara J. Brown, 92, of Havana, passed away at Mason District Hospital, in Havana, at 2:22 a.m., on Friday, July 22. She was born at her family home, in Havana, on June 29, 1930, to Charles and Lorraine (Bohm) Welker. She married Robert J. Brown on November 5, 1949. He preceded her in death on…

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Kevin Patrick Corr

Kevin Patrick Corr, 58, of Manito, passed away at 2:00 p.m., on Saturday, July 16 in Manito. A memorial service was held at Noon, on Saturday, July 23 at Maas-Hurley Funeral Home, at 301 S. Washington St., in Manito. Visitation was held from 10:30 a.m. until Noon, immediately prior to the services. Deacon Bob Sondag…

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Robert “Bob” Bell

Robert “Bob” Bell, 55, of Kilbourne, passed away at his home at 9:20 a.m., on Thursday, July 21. Funeral services will be held at Hurley Funeral Home, in Havana, at 11:00 a.m., on Monday, July 25 with visitation two hours prior to the services. Rev. Abe Mogerman will officiate. Memorial contribution may be made to…

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Timothy Gabriel “Gabe” Moore

Timothy Gabriel “Gabe” Moore, 31, died Monday, July 18, at his home in Batesville, MS. There will be a memorial service held at a later date. Gabe was born September 24, 1990, in Madison, WI. He was the owner and operator of Mobile Dent Solutions in Batesville, MS and a member of Zion Lutheran Church…

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Nancy Brownfield

Nancy Brownfield, 90, formerly of Mason City and Havana, peacefully passed away surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, July 16. She was born January 29, 1932, in Lovington, to the late Floyd and Pansy Bandy. Nancy was first married to Ed “Bud” Brooks with whom she shared a daughter, and four sons. She married…

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Janet Lou McCoy

Janet Lou McCoy, 77, of Athens, formerly of Havana, passed away on Tuesday, July 12 at 1:05 a.m. at Memorial Hospital in Springfield. She was born on December 9, 1944 in Carlinville to Chester and Helen (Fritz) Smith. She married Paul Terry McCoy on November 8, 1969 in Springfield. Janet is survived by her husband,…

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Gary D. Gilbreath

Gary D. Gilbreath, 76, of Havana passed away at 6:18 p.m. on Sunday, July 3 at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Peoria after a brief and sudden illness. Gary was born on April 12, 1946 in Canton to Glenn K. Gilbreath and Edith M. (Watson) Gilbreath. He married Patricia (Noble) Gilbreath at the First Baptist…

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