Mason Obituaries

Thomas Carl LaFrance

Thomas Carl LaFrance (Tommy) passed away at his home in Fort Walton Beach, Florida on Wednesday, August 14, 2019. He was born in Ft. Walton Beach on July 21, 1965, the son of Thomas Martin and Donna Lee (Walters) LaFrance. Tommy lived in Havana with his father and stepmother for most of his childhood, graduating…

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Marjorie L. Talbott

Marjorie “Marge” L. Talbott, 95, of Manito, passed away at 11:19 p.m. Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loved ones. She was born July 23, 1924 in Lincoln, to Henry D. and Marjorie (Fuqua) Smith. She married Gnile “Nick” Talbott on March 11, 1947. He passed away January 5, 1995. Also…

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Kenneth F. Hahn

Kenneth F. Hahn, 84, of Jacksonville, died Monday, September 9, 2019, at Heritage Health in Jacksonville. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, September 13, 2019, at Salem Lutheran Church in Jacksonville, with burial at Manchester Cemetery. The family will meet friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Williamson…

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Carol Marian Elliott

Carol Marian Elliott, 87, of Havana, passed away at Mason City Area Nursing Home at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, September 1, 2019. She was born October 5, 1931, in Chicago to Leroy and Helen (Decker) Lindstrom. She married Harry C. Elliott on April 9, 1951, in Chicago. He preceded her in death on August 16,…

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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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Norma Jean (Bell) Shirley

Norma Jean (Bell) Shirley, 89, loving wife, and mother of two, of Havana, passed away at Heritage Health Care in Chillicothe on Monday, August 19, 2019 at 5:57 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 24 at 2 p.m. at Hurley Funeral Home in Havana. Visitation will be held one hour prior to…

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Roosevelt “Steve” Monday

Roosevelt “Steve” Monday, 82, of Havana, passed away at Unity Point – Methodist, in Peoria, at 7:52 p.m. on Monday, August 12, 2019. He was born February 8, 1937, in Holladay, TN, to Thomas Lewis and Zildie Monday. He married Mary Ann McDermott, in Chicago, on May 31, 1958. Mr. Monday is survived by his…

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Delbert Wayne Parsons

Delbert Wayne Parsons, 56, of Havana, passed away at his home at 6:18 a.m. on Wednesday, August 14, 2019. He was born January 13, 1963, in Irontown, Missouri, to Gary and Barbara (Warren) Parsons. He married Christine Kane on May 25, 2019, in Havana. She survives. Mr. Parsons is survived by his parents, of Havana,…

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Isaac Newton “Newt” Mitchell

Isaac Newton “Newt” Mitchell, 87, passed away peacefully in his sleep at home on August 4, 2019. He was born March 20, 1932, in Peoria to Forster Isaac and Margaret Pauline (Hepworth) Mitchell. He married Adah Joan Wiseman on November 14, 1966, at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in Havana, and she survives. He is also…

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Betty Jean Smith

Betty Jean Smith, 63, of Havana, passed away at Havana Health Care at 4:40 a.m. on Tuesday, August 6, 2019. She was born September 20, 1956, in Havana, to Roy Grubbs and Bonny Smith. Ms. Smith is survived by four brothers: Dale Grubbs, James Grubbs, Chris Grubbs and Tony Pellhum; two sisters: Debbie Hannum and…

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