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194. Martha A. York was born on 14 Jan 1896 in Montgomery Twp., Crawford Co., IL and died in Oct 1978 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL at age 82.

Martha married William W. Gray. William was born on 4 Feb 1884 in Petty Twp., Lawrence Co., IL and died on 3 Aug 1976 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL at age 92.

Children from this marriage were:

   445 M    i. William Henry Gray was born about 1919 in Petty Twp., Lawrence Co., IL.

   446 F    ii. Wilma Josephine Gray was born about 1923 in Millersville, Crawford Co., IL.

Wilma married William Hunley.

   447 F    iii. Frances Lolitta Gray was born about 1925 in Millersville, Crawford Co., IL.

Frances married James Raymond Hawley, son of Ezra Marion Hawley and Irene Emma Jones. James was born on 5 Apr 1923 in Bridgeport, Lawrence Co., IL and died on 4 Jul 1996 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL at age 73.

   448 F    iv. Shirley Gray was born after 1930 in Petty Twp., Lawrence Co., IL.

Shirley married Gene Thompson. Gene was born about 1922 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

   449 M    v. Forrest Weston Gray was born on 17 Feb 1933 in Petty Twp., Lawrence Co., IL and died on 1 Sep 1934 at age 1.

196. John Henry Washington York was born on 6 Apr 1899 in Lawrence Co., IL and died on 30 Nov 1976 in Oblong, Oblong Twp., Crawford Co., IL at age 77.

John married Dorothy M. Blake on 2 Jun 1920 in Lawrenceville, Lawrence Co., IL. Dorothy was born on 7 Aug 1902 in Wood, OH, died on 25 Jul 1957 at age 54, and was buried in Chauncey Cemetery, Petty Twp., Lawrence Co., IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   450 F    i. York died before 1930.

   451 F    ii. York died before 1930.

   452 M    iii. Charles York was born in Bridgeport, Lawrence Co., IL.

   453 F    iv. Alene E York .

Alene married Stolz. Stolz was born in Sumner, Lawrence Co., IL.

   454 F    v. York .

   455 F    vi. York .

   456 M    vii. York .

   457 M    viii. York .

   458 M    ix. York .

+ 459 F    x. Marie H. York was born on 6 Aug 1920 in IL, died on 22 Jul 1995 in Lawrenceville, Lawrence Co., IL at age 74, and was buried in Lawrencville City Cemetery, Lawrenceville, Lawrence Co., IL.

   460 F    xi. Alice York was born on 16 Aug 1921 in IL and died on 21 Apr 2000 in Olney, Richland Co., IL at age 78.

Alice married John R. Coan. John was born about 1920 in Olney, Richland Co., IL.

   461 F    xii. Kathleen York was born about 1927.

Kathleen married Harvey Creek. Harvey was born in Bridgeport, Lawrence Co., IL.

   462 F    xiii. Norma Lee York was born on 16 Feb 1936 in Lawrenceville, Lawrence Co., IL, died on 20 Dec 1993 in Lawrence Co., IL at age 57, and was buried in Sumner City Cemetery, Sumner, Lawrence Co., IL.

Norma married Eldon Ray Mitchell, son of Giles Mitchell and Valerie Frances Wood, on 23 Dec 1961. Eldon was born on 25 May 1939 in Cecil, AR, died in 1962 in Sumner, Lawrence Co., IL at age 23, and was buried in Sumner City Cemetery, Sumner, Lawrence Co., IL.

   463 F    xiv. Marilyn Sue York was born on 5 Oct 1938 in Lawrence Co., IL, died on 9 Dec 1995 in Bridgeport, Lawrence Co., IL at age 57, and was buried in Chauncey Cemetery, Petty Twp., Lawrence Co., IL.

Marilyn married McCullough.

   464 M    xv. Richard D. York was born about 1946 in Bridgeport, Lawrence Co., IL.

Richard married Linda.

   465 M    xvi. Derrell Lynn York was born on 8 Feb 1946 in Lawrenceville, Lawrence Co., IL and died on 20 Sep 1997 in Lawrenceville, Lawrence Co., IL at age 51.

   466 F    xvii. Donna J. York was born about 1947.

Donna married Luke. Luke was born in Olney, Richland Co., IL.

197. Joseph Carl York was born on 21 Jan 1901 in Montgomery Twp., Crawford Co., IL and died in May 1978 in Sumner, Lawrence Co., IL at age 77.

Joseph married Eva Lenora Blake on 24 Jun 1922 in Lawrenceville, Lawrence Co., IL. Eva was born on 25 Jun 1904 in Wood, OH and died on 4 Jun 1995 in Sumner, Lawrence Co., IL at age 90.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 467 F    i. Rosella York .

   468 F    ii. Jola York was born about 1923 in Petty Twp., Lawrence Co., IL.

   469 F    iii. Mary York was born about 1925 in Petty Twp., Lawrence Co., IL.

   470 F    iv. Vera Madeline York was born on 6 Mar 1927 and died on 11 Sep 1963 at age 36.

+ 471 M    v. George Robert York was born on 16 Jun 1929 in Petty Twp., Lawrence Co., IL, died on 11 Mar 2007 in Good Samaritan Hosp., Vincennes, Knox Co., IN at age 77, and was buried in Lawrencville City Cemetery, Lawrenceville, Lawrence Co., IL.

   472 F    vi. Carol Jean York was born on 14 Oct 1936 in Lawrenceville, Lawrence Co., IL, died on 11 Feb 1978 in Vincennes, Knox Co., IN at age 41, and was buried in Crest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery, Olney, Richland Co. IL.

Carol married Harlie Legg, son of Leonard Olin Legg and Jemima Minerva Hardacre.

   473 M    vii. Charles Wayne York was born on 5 Oct 1940 in Lawrence Co., IL and died on 9 Dec 1995 in Sumner, Lawrence Co., IL at age 55.

   474 M    viii. Joseph William York was born on 18 Apr 1942 and died on 28 Jun 1943 at age 1.

   475 F    ix. Nancy Joyce York was born on 27 May 1944 and died on 19 Oct 1963 at age 19.

198. Theo Clyde York was born on 26 Apr 1903 in Montgomery Twp., Crawford Co., IL, died on 16 Mar 1975 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL at age 71, and was buried in Oblong Cemetery, Oblong Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Theo married Ruth Eagleton Seaney, daughter of Isaac Raymond Seaney and Laura Eagleton. Ruth was born on 29 Apr 1911 in IL, died on 31 Jul 1972 in Good Samaritan Hosp., Vincennes, Knox Co., IN at age 61, and was buried in Oblong Cemetery, Oblong Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

The child from this marriage was:

   476 F    i. Laura J. York was born about 1935.

Laura married Floyd Ikemire, son of Mark Ikemire, on 31 Dec 1955 in Oblong, Oblong Twp., Crawford Co., IL. Floyd was born about 1935 in Oblong, Oblong Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

199. Clarence Gano York was born on 3 Aug 1907 in Montgomery Twp., Crawford Co., IL, died on 19 Jul 1991 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL at age 83, and was buried on 23 Jul 1991 in Jones Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Clarence married Ruth Allison, daughter of Earl Allison and Lora Baldwin, on 12 Nov 1929. Ruth was born on 9 Nov 1910 and died on 5 Mar 1984 at age 73.

Marriage Notes: Marriage ended in Divorce

The child from this marriage was:

   477 M    i. Donald Lee York was born about 1929 in Lawrenceville, Lawrence Co., IL.

Donald married Doris. Doris was born about 1930.

Clarence next married Martha M. Powell on 12 May 1945 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL. Martha was born on 12 Nov 1908 in IL, died on 10 Nov 1979 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL at age 70, and was buried in Jones Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

200. Anita Lolitta York was born about 1909 in IL.

Anita married Herman Augustus Parker, son of Carl Carlton Parker and Ida Elizabeth Whipkey. Herman was born on 21 Aug 1907 in Crawford Co., IL, died on 27 Aug 1975 in Satanta, Haskell Co., KS at age 68, and was buried in KS.

Children from this marriage were:

   478 F    i. Novella Parker was born about 1932 in Satanta, Haskell Co., KS.

Novella married Eugene Haddican. Eugene was born about 1925 in KS.

   479 F    ii. Nilina Parker was born about 1934 in Satanta, Haskell Co., KS.

201. Millard Dennis York was born on 1 Dec 1911 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL, died on 27 Jul 1990 in Lawrenceville, Lawrence Co., IL at age 78, and was buried in Charlottesville Cemetery, Bond Twp., Lawrence Co., IL.

Millard married Faith Chloresia Dutton on 27 Jul 1935. Faith was born on 13 Jun 1913 in Mercer, OH and died on 22 Nov 1986 in Sumner, Lawrence Co., IL at age 73.

Children from this marriage were:

   480 M    i. Joe York was born in Plainfield, Hendricks Co., IN.

   481 M    ii. Millard York was born in Vincennes, Knox Co., IN.

   482 M    iii. James York was born in Bakersfield, IN.

   483 F    iv. Cheryl York .

Cheryl married Lust. Lust was born in Hammond, Lake Co., IN.

   484 F    v. Linda York was born about 1952.

Linda married Leonard Perry. Leonard was born about 1950 in Sumner, Lawrence Co., IL.

202. Stella Lucille York was born on 1 Oct 1914 in Klondike IL, died on 16 Oct 2003 in Knox Co. In at age 89, and was buried on 19 Oct 2003 in Jones Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

General Notes: Obituary STELLA L. (SALLY) Branson Sally L. Branson, 89, of Flat Rock, IL, died at 8:00 a.m. Thursday, October 16, 2003 at Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes, IN. She was born October 1, 1914 in Klondike, IL, the daughter of Joseph York and Stella Ford York. She was a homemaker, a member of the Flat Rock United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women of Flat Rock, and the Community Center Quilters. She married Bruce Branson on November 29, 1933 and he preceded her in death on February 1, 1986. She was also preceded in death by her parents; 2 sons, Charles Richard Branson and Jerry Paul Branson; her grandson, Richard Lee Branson; 5 brothers, Henry, Carl, Theo, Jim, and Dennis York; 3 sisters, Martha Gray, Dora Tucker, and Mamie Tracy. She is survived by 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Larry and Judy Branson, Flat Rock, Garry and Donna Branson, Flat Rock; her daughter and son-in-law, JoAnn and Dale Dowden, Vincennes, IN; 7 grandchildren, J. D. Branson, Tammy Snyder, Tim Branson, David Branson, Joni Ho

Stella married Bruce Fenton Branson, son of James Reuben Branson and Della Pearl Price, on 29 Nov 1933. Bruce was born on 2 Feb 1908 in Edgar, IL, died on 1 Feb 1986 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL at age 77, and was buried in Jones Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL. Another name for Bruce was Stormy.

Children from this marriage were:

   485 M    i. Charles Richard Branson was born on 31 Aug 1935 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL, died on 24 Dec 1935 in Crawford Co., IL, and was buried in Jones Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

   486 M    ii. Larry Bruce Branson was born on 29 Jul 1938 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Larry married Judy L. Rollings. Judy was born in 1940.

+ 487 M    iii. Garry Lee Branson was born on 24 Apr 1942 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

   488 M    iv. Jerry Paul Branson was born on 29 Aug 1943 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL, died on 6 Nov 1962 in Martin Army Hosp., Fort Benning, GA at age 19, and was buried on 11 Nov 1962 in Jones Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

+ 489 F    v. Sally Joann Branson was born from about 1948 to 1949 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

204. John William Rich was born on 14 May 1891 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL, died on 20 Aug 1966 in Crawford Co., IL at age 75, and was buried on 22 Aug 1966 in Tohill Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

John married Hazel G Burner, daughter of Hiram Perry Burner and Emily Francis Gilbert, on 24 Dec 1913 in Cumberland Co., IL. Hazel was born on 8 Feb 1897 in Todd Co., KY, died on 5 May 1974 in Crawford Co., IL at age 77, and was buried in Tohill Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 490 F    i. Erma Jean Rich .

   491 F    ii. Adelia Arlene Rich .

Adelia married Nathan.

   492 F    iii. Adelia Rich was born on an unknown date.

Adelia married Ernest Wessel.

   493 F    iv. Leona Maria Rich was born on 2 Nov 1914 in Crawford Co., IL, died on 25 Dec 1918 at age 4, and was buried in Tohill Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

+ 494 M    v. Mervin Lemoyne Rich was born on 9 Jan 1922 in Crawford Co., IL, died on 16 Aug 1986 in Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN at age 64, and was buried on 19 Aug 1986 in Tohill Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

   495 M    vi. John Eldon Rich was born on 4 May 1923 in Crawford Co., IL, died on 16 Jun 1927 at age 4, and was buried in Tohill Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

205. Estella Mae Rich was born on 30 Apr 1894 in Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL, died on 3 Apr 1971 in Crawford Co., IL at age 76, and was buried on 5 Apr 1971 in Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL. Another name for Estella was Essie.

Estella married Roy P. Wesley, son of John A. Wesley, Jr. and Margaret L. Collins. Roy was born on 20 Dec 1891 in IL, died on 20 Feb 1984 at age 92, and was buried in Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 496 M    i. Leo M Wesley was born on 15 Dec 1910 in IL.

   497 M    ii. Paul John Wesley was born on 28 Aug 1913 in IL.

Paul married Ann Thompson.

   498 M    iii. Gale Leroy Wesley was born on 14 Feb 1916 in IL, died on 16 Apr 1961 at age 45, and was buried in Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

Gale married Eva Siler, daughter of Lloyd Siler and Ollie L. Sears, on 14 Oct 1939 in Crawford Co., IL. Eva was born on 12 Jun 1918, died on 4 Jun 2000 at age 81, and was buried in Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

   499 F    iv. Bernice Wanda Wesley was born on 23 Jun 1920.

Bernice married Herb Bratton.

Bernice next married Harold Culbertson.

208. Clyde Rich was born on 6 Oct 1902 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL, died on 15 Aug 1970 in Crawford Co., IL at age 67, and was buried on 17 Aug 1970 in Tohill Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Clyde married Hilda Irene Beard, daughter of Charles Beard and Zinna O'dell, on 14 Oct 1933. Hilda was born on 19 Nov 1913 in Hutsonville, Hutsonville Twp., Crawford Co., IL, died on 2 Feb 1987 at age 73, and was buried in Tohill Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   500 F    i. Faith Rich .

Faith married Glen White.

+ 501 M    ii. Charles Larry Rich was born on 26 Jul 1934, died on 14 Sep 2006 at age 72, and was buried in Rich Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

213. Minnie Alice Rich was born on 20 Jul 1894, died on 12 May 1916 at age 21, and was buried in New Hebron Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Minnie married Savilla Frost, son of Francis Frost and Ruth Richart, on 12 May 1908. Savilla was baptized on 6 Nov 1883 in Crawford Co., IL and died on 31 Mar 1967 in Napa Ada, Idaho at age 83.

Children from this marriage were:

   502 M    i. Infant Frost was born in 1910 in Boise, Ada Co., ID and died in 1910 in Boise, Ada Co., ID.

   503 M    ii. Harold Wiley Frost was born on 6 Feb 1912 in Boise, Ada Co., ID.

Harold married Ida Laverda Weaver on 8 Feb 1937 in Boise, Ada Co., ID.

   504 M    iii. Norman Frost was born on 2 Apr 1914 in Boise, Ada Co., ID and died on 6 Sep 1976 in Thompson, GA at age 62.

Norman married Lucille Euhriman on 18 Dec 1938 in Napa, Ada Co., ID.

214. Loy C Rich was born on 1 Feb 1895 in Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL, died on 8 May 1970 in Memorial Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL at age 75, and was buried in Tohill Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Loy married Bertha Elizabeth Bradberry, daughter of John William Bradberry and Marinda Ann Midgett. Bertha was born on 25 Nov 1901 in Newton, Jasper Co., IL, died on 9 Sep 1978 at age 76, and was buried on 12 Sep 1978 in Tohill Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL. Another name for Bertha was Lizzie.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 505 F    i. Elsie Jo Rich was born on 1 May 1921, died on 16 Dec 1989 at age 68, and was buried in Tohill Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

+ 506 F    ii. Elizabeth R. Rich was born on 24 Dec 1922 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL, died on 28 May 2005 in United Methodist Village, Lawrenceville, Lawrence Co., IL at age 82, and was buried on 31 May 2005 in Tohill Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

+ 507 M    iii. Loy Allen Rich, Jr. was born on 16 Jul 1925, died on 24 Dec 2007 in Crawford Memorial Hospital, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL at age 82, and was buried in Tohill Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

+ 508 M    iv. Roy Harrison Rich was born on 21 Feb 1927.

+ 509 F    v. Doris Lea Rich was born on 14 Jun 1929, died on 19 Jun 2000 at age 71, and was buried in Tohill Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

+ 510 M    vi. Harlin Leo Rich was born on 25 Jan 1932.

+ 511 M    vii. Warren Rich was born on 18 May 1941 in Crawford Co., IL.

217. Serena Painter was born on 4 Jul 1890 and died on 28 Dec 1959 at age 69.

Serena married Earl F. Ashby. Earl was born on 16 Nov 1886, died on 14 Jun 1961 at age 74, and was buried in Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   512 F    i. Nina Ashby .

   513 M    ii. Orval Ashby .

   514 F    iii. Methal Ashby .

   515 M    iv. Grover D Ashby was born on 1 Oct 1917 and died on 8 Jul 1970 at age 52.

222. Susan Elizabeth Rich was born on 16 Dec 1904 in Crawford Co., IL and died on 1 Sep 1949 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL at age 44.

Susan married Bulan Carleton Bradbury, son of John Sylvester Bradbury and Laura Bell Rich, on 9 Jan 1927. Bulan was born on 15 May 1900 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL, died on 7 Dec 1986 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL at age 86, and was buried on 10 Dec 1986 in Bradbury Cemetery, West York, Crawford Co., IL.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 516 M    i. John Fredric Bradbury was born on 18 Dec 1927.

   517 F    ii. Margaret Laverne Bradbury was born on 24 Oct 1929.

224. Franklin Floyd Rich was born on 29 Aug 1909 in Duncanville, Lamotte Twp., Crawford Co., IL, died on 25 Feb 1987 in Union Hosp., Terre Haute, Vigo Co., IN at age 77, and was buried on 28 Feb 1987 in Palestine Cemetery, Palestine, Lamotte Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Franklin married Ollie Margaret Higgins, daughter of James Everett Higgins and Flossie Bell Espy, on 28 Nov 1936. Ollie was born on 16 Apr 1919 in Palestine, Lamotte Twp., Crawford Co., IL, died on 16 Apr 2007 in Duncanville, Crawford Co., IL at age 88, and was buried in Palestine Cemetery, Palestine, Lamotte Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   518 M    i. Fred Rich .

Fred married Shirley.

   519 F    ii. Sandra Rich .

Sandra married Harold Bailey.

228. Albert Rich was born on 20 Aug 1905 in Crawford Co., IL, died on 17 Jul 1981 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL at age 75, and was buried in Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

Albert married Goldie Allison, daughter of James Hamilton Allison and Myrtle Brashear, on 28 Aug 1924 in Crawford Co., IL. Goldie was born on 2 Jun 1908 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL, died on 6 Feb 1979 in Crawford Co., IL at age 70, and was buried in Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   520 F    i. Betty Lou Rich was born on 5 Jun 1926 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL and died on 13 Feb 1992 at age 65.

Betty married Creed. Creed was born in Hammond, Lake Co., IN.

   521 F    ii. Beverly Jane Rich was born on 27 Jul 1927 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

Beverly married Wilkinson. Wilkinson was born in La Habra, Orange Co., CA.

   522 M    iii. James William Rich was born on 5 Aug 1929 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL and died on 17 Sep 1990 at age 61.

230. Lena Rich was born on 12 Jan 1912 and died on 30 May 1989 in Florissant, St. Louis Co., MO at age 77.

Lena married Orval A. McGovern, son of Oris A. McGovern and Theda May Norton, on 10 Aug 1929 in Crawford Co., IL. Orval was born on 21 Jul 1908 in Crawford Co., IL and died on 3 Feb 1988 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL at age 79.

The child from this marriage was:

   523 M    i. Willie Allen McGovern died on 17 Nov 1939.

232. Harold Alonzo Rich was born on 12 Sep 1907, died on 18 Aug 1994 at age 86, and was buried in Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

Harold married Rhoda Belle Knapp, daughter of Millard F. Knapp and Julia Jennie Allen, on 27 Apr 1929. Rhoda was born on 6 Apr 1908, died on 20 Dec 1996 at age 88, and was buried in Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   524 M    i. Charles Fillmore Rich .

   525 F    ii. Alice Bell Rich .

240. James Isaac Rich was born on 23 Jun 1918 in Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL, died on 7 Jun 1991 in Crawford Co., IL at age 72, and was buried on 9 Jun 1991 in Palestine Cemetery, Palestine, Lamotte Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

James married Norma J Brashear, daughter of Asa Brashear and Rosa Ellen Garrard. Norma was born on 6 Dec 1918 and died on 13 Dec 1999 at age 81.

Children from this marriage were:

   526 M    i. James Rich .

James married Linda.

   527 M    ii. Gary Rich .

Gary married Susan.

245. Opal Rich was born on 24 Apr 1925 in Crawford Co., IL, died on 5 May 1994 in Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN at age 69, and was buried on 9 May 1994 in Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

Opal married Paul J Clauss.

The child from this marriage was:

   528 M    i. Michael Clauss .

Opal next married Kenneth Davis. Kenneth died in 1966.

247. Eva Marie Rich was born on 28 Jun 1919 in Crawford Co., IL, died on 24 Aug 2007 in Burnside Nursing Home, Casey, IL at age 88, and was buried in Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

General Notes: Marie Chapman, 88, of Robinson, IL, died at 3:05 a.m. Friday, August 24, 2007 at the Burnside Nursing Home, Casey, IL. She was born June 28, 1919 in Crawford County, IL, the daughter of Joseph Clarence Rich and Vada Gladys Simons Rich. She was a homemaker and cleaned houses for many local residents. She was a member of the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ, Robinson.

She married Arthur M. Chapman March 26, 1942 and he preceded her in death on March 27, 2005. She was also preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Elsie Sutphin, her son-in-law, Lawrence Kennelly; and 2 brothers-in-law, James Gilbert and Oakley Sutphin.

She is survived by 3 daughters and 2 sons-in-law, Joyce Kennelly, University Park, IL, Judy and Michael Bowlsby, Lacy, WA, Lois and Sebastian Maurice, Valparaiso, FL; 5 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; her sister, Evelyn Gilbert, Martinsville; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, August 31, 2007 at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson with Rev. Kevin Small officiating. Burial will follow in the Robinson New Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m., Thursday and until the service time on Friday. Memorials may be made to the Burnsides Guild with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Eva married Arthur Melford Chapman, son of Chester Arthur Chapman and Arvina Grace Garrard, on 26 Mar 1942. Arthur was born on 10 Oct 1915 in Crawford Co., IL, died on 27 Mar 2005 in Burnside Nursing Home, Marshall, IL at age 89, and was buried in Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   529 F    i. Joyce Chapman .

Joyce married Lawrence Kennelly.

   530 F    ii. Judy Chapman .

Judy married Mike Bowlsby.

   531 F    iii. Lois Chapman .

Lois married Sebastin Maurice.

253. Opal May Carter was born on 20 Aug 1891 in Crawford Co., IL and died 12 May1928 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL at age 37.

Opal married James Robert Stant, son of Elisha (Elijah) Stant and Alsie Terrell, in 1907. James was born in 1887 and died on 7 Jun 1942 in Crawford Co., IL at age 55.

Children from this marriage were:

   532 U    i. Child Stant died infancy.

   533 U    ii. Child Stant died infancy.

   534 F    iii. Irene Marie Stant was born on 4 Jan 1908, died on 25 Jul 1926 at age 18, and was buried in Tohill Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Irene married Everett E. Liston, son of Samuel Liston and Mollie Mondhenk. Everett was born on 5 Nov 1904, died on 15 Jul 1984 at age 79, and was buried in Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

254. Ethel Ann Carter was born on 23 Jan 1895, died on 15 Feb 1920 at age 25, and was buried in Good Hope Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Ethel married John William Darnold, son of Alexander Campbell Darnold and Laura Louisa Havill, on 12 Jan 1911 in Crawford Co., IL. John was born in Jan 1878 and died on 21 Oct 1954 in Crawford Co., IL at age 76.

Children from this marriage were:

   535 U    i. Infant Darnold died on 8 Mar 1914 and was buried in Good Hope Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

+ 536 M    ii. Floyd Emerson Darnold was born on 17 Sep 1916 in Crawford Co., IL, died on 29 Dec 1959 in Crawford Co., IL at age 43, and was buried in Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

256. Everett Roy Ford was born on 25 Dec 1898 in IL and died on 19 May 1976 at age 77.

Everett married Della Maybel Simons, daughter of James H. Simons and Martha Belle Allison, on 7 Jul 1918 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL. Della was born on 30 Jul 1900 in Crawford Co., IL and died on 29 Aug 1987 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL at age 87.

Children from this marriage were:

   537 F    i. Betty Ann Ford was born on 29 Oct 1927, died on 29 Oct 1927, and was buried in Port Jackson Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

   538 M    ii. Foster William Ford was born on 24 Jun 1923, died on 24 Jun 1923 in Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL, and was buried in Port Jackson Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

   539 F    iii. Audrey Doloris Ford was born on 16 Dec 1918 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL and died about Jun 1987 in Amarillo, Potter Co., TX about age 68.

Audrey married Myron Louis Lasher.

+ 540 F    iv. Vera Mae Ford was born on 28 Feb 1921 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL, died on 6 May 2002 in Crawford Co., IL at age 81, and was buried in Jones Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

+ 541 F    v. Reba Lorene Ford was born on 5 Jun 1924 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL, died on 14 Feb 2004 in Lawrenceville Manor Nursing Home, Lawrenceville, Lawrence Co., IL at age 79, and was buried on 18 Feb 2004 in Jones Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

257. Grace Alice Ford was born on 1 Oct 1902 in Crawford Co., IL, died on 17 Aug 1982 at age 79, and was buried in Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

Grace married Samuel Earl Pinkstaff, Rev., son of James Andrew Pinkstaff and Emma Rosetta Pickering, on 17 Oct 1926. Samuel was born on 30 Nov 1901 in Lawrence Co., IL, died on 21 Apr 1959 at age 57, and was buried in Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   542 M    i. Clyde Wilbur Pinkstaff was born on 17 Oct 1927 in IL.

+ 543 M    ii. Richard Eugene Pinkstaff was born on 19 Aug 1933.

258. Maude Siler was born in Jan 1898 in IL, died in 1919 at age 21, and was buried in Otterbein Cemetery, Russell Twp., Lawrence, IL.

Maude married Willard Charles Osman, son of Thomas Corwin Worth Osman and Izora Frances Whitson. Willard was born in Jun 1894 in IL, died on 8 Jun 1934 at age 40, and was buried in Otterbein Cemetery, Russell Twp., Lawrence, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   544 M    i. Arthur Osman was born in 1916 in Lawrence Co., IL.

   545 F    ii. Mary Eva Osman was born in 1918 in Bond Twp., Lawrence Co., IL.

Mary married Sheridan.

264. Leola Skaggs was born on 14 Sep 1907 in Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL, died on 1 Oct 1996 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL at age 89, and was buried in Hutsonville Cemetery, Hutsonville, Crawford Co., IL.

Leola married Dennis Lawhead, son of James Francis Lawhead and Isabelle Ruth Unknown, on 4 Oct 1923 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL. Dennis was born on 3 Oct 1902 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL, died on 3 Jan 1986 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL at age 83, and was buried in Hutsonville Cemetery, Hutsonville, Crawford Co., IL.

The child from this marriage was:

   546 M    i. Robert F Lawhead was born on 30 Mar 1929 and died in Mar 1975 in Kokomo, Howard Co., IN at age 46.

274. W. Louise Batman was born on 28 Aug 1930 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL and died on 10 Dec 2007 in United Methodist Village, Lawrenceville, Lawrence Co., IL at age 77.

General Notes:
W. Louise Hand, 77 of rural Palestine, IL, died at 10:20 a.m. Monday, December 10, 2007 at the United Methodist Village in Lawrenceville, IL. She was born August 28, 1930 in Robinson, IL, the daughter of Robert Batman and Flossie Rich Batman.

She drove a school bus for Robinson Unit 2 and was Transportation Director for 28 years, retiring in 1995. She was also a member of the Robinson Moose Auxiliary and the Palestine Eagles Auxiliary.

She is survived by her two daughters and a son-in-law, Rebecca and Bill O’Dell, Flat Rock, Brenda Weaver, rural Palestine; 5 grandchildren, Ryan O’Dell, Robinson, Brandon O’Dell, Flat Rock, Chad and his wife, Jennifer, O’Dell, Robinson, Eric Weaver, Hutsonville, and Alisha Weaver, Palestine; 2 great grandchildren, Dawn O’Dell, and A. J. Stone, both of Robinson, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; 2 brothers, Lowell “Sam” Batman, Raliegh Batman; and her son-in-law, Rick G. Weaver.

Funeral services will be Thursday, December 13th at 10:30 a.m. at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Rev. Jack Cunningham is in charge of services. Burial is in the Oak Grove Cemetery, rural Palestine. Visitation is from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 12th. Memorials may be made to the United Methodist Village Auxiliary.

W. married Hand.

Children from this marriage were:

   547 F    i. Rebecca Hand .

   548 F    ii. Brenda Hand .

281. Bonnie Marie Emmons was born on 23 Mar 1918 in Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL, died on 4 Mar 2005 in Cotillion Ridge Nursing Center, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL at age 86, and was buried in Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

General Notes: BONNIE MARIE Smith Marie Smith, 86 of rural Robinson, IL, died at 8:00 p.m. Friday, March 4, 2005 at Cotillion Ridge Nursing Center in Robinson. She was born March 23, 1918 in Honey Creek Township, Crawford County, IL, the daughter of Orval Emmons and Clara Rich Emmons. 2 CONT She was a homemaker, a member of the Plymouth Christian Church, and had been employed in production at a bolt manufacturing plant in Gary, IN. Marie married William Smith on September 19, 1936 and he preceded her in death in 1984. She was also preceded by her parents; 2 brothers, Orval Emmons, Jr., and an infant brother; and her sister, Wanda Maxine Emmons. She is survived by 2 sons and their daughters-in-law, Jerry and Eva Smith, Calvert City, KY, Larry and Elizabeth Smith, Peyton, CO; 5 grandchildren and their spouses, William and Sandra Smith, Calvert City, KY, Susan and Paul Doom, Eddyville, KY. Valarie and Byron Aycock, Tuscumbia, AL, Dora Smith, Missouri, Stephen and Stephanie Smith, Fort Collins, CO; 9 great grandchildren

Bonnie married William Smith on 19 Sep 1936. William died in 1984.

Children from this marriage were:

   549 M    i. Jerry Smith .

   550 M    ii. Larry Smith .

282. Thelma Lucille Emmons was born on 13 Feb 1926 in Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL, died on 4 May 2005 in Knox Co., IN at age 79, and was buried on 10 May 2005 in Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

General Notes: Thelma Lucille Mendenhall, 79, of rural Robinson, IL, died at 12:31 p.m. Wednesday, May 04, 2005, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes, IN. She was born February 13, 1926, the daughter of Orval Clarence Emmons and Clara Edith Rich Emmons in Honey Creek Township and was raised at Port Jackson, IL.

She worked at Allen's Sanitarium, was a housekeeper for Bill and Elizabeth Flynn, and worked with her husband at the Town 'N Country True Value Hardware store for several years and then co-owned it with her husband, Bennie, from 1977 until it burned in January of 1980. She was a member of the Plymouth Christian Church and the Crawford County Republican Women where she served as Treasurer from 1990 to 2004.

She married Benjamin Edmond "Bennie" Mendenhall, Jr. on June 16, 1950 and he preceded her in death on April 27, 2000. She was also preceded in death by her parents; an infant son, Roger Duane Mendenhall in 1952; her sister, B. Marie Smith, March of 2005; her brother, Orval Emmons, Jr. in January of 1996; an infant brother; and an infant sister, Wanda Maxine Emmons.

She is survived by two daughters and their spouses, Shirley and Ted Berry, Donna and Roger Dunlap; her son, Kevin Mendenhall, all of Robinson; 6 grandchildren, Jill (Berry) Dunahee, Bridgeport, Beth (Berry) Killion, Vincennes, Jason Berry, Jedidiah Dunlap, Summer Mendenhall, and Autumn Mendenhall, all of Robinson; 6 great grandchildren, Heather (Montgomery) Sellers, Hutsonville, Michael Montgomery, Robinson, Miranda Dunahee, Bridgeport, Crystal and Wade Stoltz, Palestine, and Brooke Langley, Robinson; 2 step great grandchildren, Josh and Amanda Bollinger, Robinson; her great great grandchild, Josh Sellers, Hutsonville. She is also survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Alene and Robert Martin, Westville; a sister-in-law, Ruby Bex, Terre Haute, IN; 2 brothers-in-law and their spouses, Earnie and Neva Mendenhall, Oblong, and Smith "Buster" and Wanda Mendenhall, Mt. Sterling; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, May 10th at 2:00 p.m. at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Brother Charles Rains is in charge of services. Burial is in the Robinson New Cemetery. Visitation is from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday and until service time on Tuesday. Memorials may be made to the Robinson Lions Club with envelopes at the funeral Home.

Thelma married Benjamin Edmond Mendenhall, Jr., son of Benjamin Edmond Mendenhall, Sr. and Connie May Smith, on 17 Jun 1950. Benjamin was born on 9 Mar 1927, died on 27 Apr 2000 at age 73, and was buried in Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL. Another name for Benjamin was Bennie.

Children from this marriage were:

   551 F    i. Shirley Mendenhall .

Shirley married Ted Berry.

+ 552 F    ii. Donna Carol Mendenhall .

   553 M    iii. Roger Duane Mendenhall was born on 19 Jul 1951, died on 26 Oct 1952 at age 1, and was buried in Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

283. James Redman Rich was born on 10 Mar 1915 in IL, died on 21 Nov 1992 at age 77, and was buried in Jones Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

James married Opal Leona Simons, daughter of James H. Simons and Martha Belle Allison. Opal was born on 22 Dec 1908, died on 21 Aug 1978 at age 69, and was buried in Jones Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   554 M    i. Larry Jo Rich .

+ 555 F    ii. Rita Diane Rich .

286. Ellis Noel Rich was born on 24 Jan 1920 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL, died on 27 Aug 1997 in Terre Haute, Vigo Co., IN at age 77, and was buried on 30 Aug 1997 in Tohill Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Ellis married Cleda I. Shipman, daughter of Daniel Henry Shipman and Georgia Stogsdill, on 1 Feb 1957. Cleda was born on 17 Apr 1925.

Children from this marriage were:

   556 F    i. Fayrene Rich .

Fayrene married Fred Wright.

   557 F    ii. Loretta Rich .

Loretta married Bill Whalen.

+ 558 F    iii. Teresa Rich was born on 6 Jan 1960.

287. Laura Mae Rich was born on 16 May 1921 in Crawford Co., IL and died on 3 Mar 1997 at age 75.

Laura married Herman Marion Taylor, son of Elmer Levi Taylor and Nancy Ann Dunlap, on 16 Dec 1942 in Crawford Co., IL. Herman was born on 28 Dec 1919 in Crawford Co., IL and died on 23 Nov 1979 in Crawford Co., IL at age 59.

Children from this marriage were:

   559 F    i. Marilyn Jean Taylor .

   560 F    ii. Linda Kay Taylor .

   561 F    iii. Sharon Lynn Taylor .

+ 562 F    iv. Carolyn Sue Taylor was born on 28 Apr 1946, died on 4 Sep 1993 at age 47, and was buried in Tohill Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

289. Charles R Rich was born on 1 Nov 1925 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL, died on 1 Nov 2000 at age 75, and was buried on 3 Nov in Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL. Another name for Charles was Mort.

Charles married Elizabeth J Hummel, daughter of Arthur Hummel and Alice Vennetta, on 22 Jun 1946. Elizabeth was born on 12 Feb 1927, died on 20 Mar 1995 in Crawford Co., IL at age 68, and was buried on 23 Mar 1995 in Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL. Another name for Elizabeth was Betty.

Children from this marriage were:

   563 M    i. Greg Rich .

   564 M    ii. Michael Rich .

Charles next married Ruby Morehead.

293. Ray Woodrow Legg was born on 12 Oct 1919 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Ray married Geneva Maxine Weger, daughter of Millard Price Weger and Minnie Bell Updike, on 26 Nov 1948 in Lawrence Co., IL. Geneva was born on 8 Dec 1918 in Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL and died on 8 Mar 1998 at age 79.

Children from this marriage were:

   565 F    i. Glenda Raye Legg was born on 9 Nov 1951, died on 9 Nov 1951, and was buried in Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

   566 M    ii. Rickie Wayne Legg was born on 24 Feb 1954, died on 24 Feb 1954, and was buried in Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

   567 F    iii. Glynn Ellyn Legg was born on 4 Mar 1955.

   568 M    iv. Terry Kent Legg was born on 10 Nov 1958.

297. Marchie Juanita Rich was born on 17 Mar 1914 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Marchie married Dale Outcalt on 14 May 1932 in Marshall Clark Co. IL. Dale was born on 19 Nov 1911.

Children from this marriage were:

   569 M    i. Howard Keith Outcalt was born on 17 Aug 1933 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL and died on 23 Mar 1934.

   570 M    ii. Bernard Lee Outcalt was born on 13 Jun 1935 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Bernard married Barbara Bell on 29 Jun 1957.

   571 M    iii. Edward Duane Outcalt was born on 24 Feb 1937 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Edward married Pauline Neeley on 2 Jan 1959.

+ 572 F    iv. Nedra Darlene Outcalt was born on 11 Sep 1939 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

298. Nelson Parker Rich was born on 7 Jun 1916 in Crawford Co., IL, died on 4 Jun 1987 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL at age 70, and was buried in Hardinville Cemetery, Hardinville, Martin Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Nelson married Audrey Lee Catt, daughter of Lester Alvernes Catt and Emma Loubrady Fear, on 12 Aug 1941. Audrey was born on 2 Sep 1929 and was buried in Hardinville Cemetery, Hardinville, Martin Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 573 M    i. Gary Lee Rich was born on 22 Mar 1947 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

   574 F    ii. Brenda Rae Rich was born on 10 Sep 1948 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Brenda married Roger Smith.

Brenda next married Peel.

   575 M    iii. David Nelson Rich was born on 21 Feb 1951 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL and died on 29 Oct 1964 at age 13.

+ 576 M    iv. Stephen Dean Rich was born on 9 Mar 1953 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

+ 577 F    v. Janice Lynn Rich was born on 30 May 1954 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

   578 M    vi. John Michael Rich was born on 2 Aug 1956 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL and died on 7 May 1976 at age 19.

   579 F    vii. Kimberly Ann Rich was born on 21 Nov 1957 in Sullivan, Franklin Co., IL.

Kimberly married Smith.

299. Floyd Eugene Rich was born on 11 Feb 1919 in IL.

Floyd married Roberta Caywood, daughter of Charles Reason Caywood and Florence Bell Mumford. Roberta was born on 1 May 1916 and died on 10 Jul 1977 at age 61.

Children from this marriage were:

   580 M    i. Philip Eugene Rich .

   581 F    ii. Marsha J Rich was born on 26 Feb 1952 and died on 26 Feb 1952.

Floyd next married Edith Colville Macfarland. Edith was born on 8 Apr 1922 and died on 5 Nov 1977 at age 55.

300. Harold Vernon Rich was born on 20 Dec 1922 in IL and died on 6 Jun 1966 in Hammond, IN at age 43.

Harold married Erma Jean Dunkin.

Harold next married Angela Hill Brumley on 23 Mar 1946.

Children from this marriage were:

   582 F    i. Dana Leon Rich .

   583 M    ii. Michael George Rich .

Michael married Linda Johnson.

   584 M    iii. Christopher Thomas Rich .

   585 M    iv. Timothy Lee Rich .

   586 F    v. Monica Rich .

Monica married Stan Posywio.

   587 F    vi. Traci Ann Rich .

301. Homer Nelson Rich was born on 1 Jun 1925 in Lawrence Co., IL.

Homer married Shirley Gruener, daughter of William Gruener and Clara Aretta Ruedi, on 14 Dec 1948 in Hammond Lake Co. In.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 588 M    i. William Carter Rich was born on 24 Apr 1952 in Hammond Lake Co. In.

302. Clay Lavere Rich was born on 25 Sep 1927 in IL, died on 15 Feb 2007 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL at age 79, and was buried in Jones Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

General Notes: Clay L. Rich, 79 of rural Robinson, IL, died at 1:25 p.m. February 15, 2007 at his residence after a brief illness. He was born September 25, 1927 in Flat Rock, IL, the son of Homer M. Rich and Gladys Parker Rich. He served in the U. S. Navy during WWII in the Pacific and China. He had worked at Marathon from 1949 to 1985 where he retired as welding shop foreman, and was a member of the Flat Rock Missionary Baptist Church.

He married Lola M. Bonesteel on August 5, 1949 and she preceded him in death on June 2, 2005. He was also preceded in death by his parents; and 4 brothers, Gerald G. Rich, Nelson P. Rich, Harold V. Rich and Leon Rich.

He is survived by his son, Brian Rich, Robinson; 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Phyllis and Mike McCammon, Palestine, Pam and Frank Phillippe, Flat Rock; 8 grandchildren, Laura Phillippe, Jeff Phillippe, Tamara Phillippe Dompe, Angie Ferguson, Stacie Ogle, Lindsay Beabout, Elijah Rich, Shane Rich; 9 great grandchildren; 4 brothers and sisters-in-law, Floyd and Edith Rich, Bull Head City, AZ, Homer Nelson Jr. and Shirley Rich, Hobart, IN, Ronald and Sherrill Rich, Terre Haute, IN, Mervin and Helen Rich, Robinson; and 2 sisters and a brother-in-law, Juanita Outcalt, Robinson, and Darlene and Frank Lawhead, Villa Grove, IL; 2 sisters-in-law, Audrey Rich, Robinson and Edith Rich, Dundas; his mother-in-law, Alice Bonesteel, Robinson; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, February 19, 2007 at the Goodwine Funeral Home, Robinson, IL. Rev. Dean West and Rev. Bill McCluskey are in charge of services. Burial will be in the Jones Cemetery, rural Flat Rock. Military graveside services will be conducted by the combined units of the AmVets Post 33, Robinson American Legion Post #69, Flat Rock American Legion Post #132, and Robinson V. F. W. Post #4549. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sunday, February 18, 2007 at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Crawford Memorial Home Health Care, with envelopes at the funeral home.

Clay married Lola Marie Bonesteel, daughter of Virgil Freemont Bonesteel and Alice Ralston, on 6 Aug 1949. Lola was born on 17 Dec 1928 in Hutsonville, Hutsonville Twp., Crawford Co., IL, died on 2 Jun 2005 in Crawford Co., IL at age 76, and was buried on 6 Jun 2005 in Jones Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   589 M    i. Brian Rich .

   590 F    ii. Phylis Rich .

Phylis married Mike McCammon.

   591 F    iii. Pam Rich .

Pam married Frank Phillippe.

305. Mervin Dean Rich was born on 9 Mar 1935.

Mervin married Helen Elaine Parker, daughter of Isaac Lafayette Parker and Mary Ellen Branson, on 8 Aug 1953 in Crawford Co., IL. Helen was born on 6 Apr 1933 in Crawford Co., IL.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 592 F    i. Susan Elaine Rich was born on 9 Mar 1956 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

   593 M    ii. Randy Dean Rich was born on 25 Aug 1959 in Vincennes, Knox Co., IN.

Randy married Kelly Musgrave on 27 Nov 1978.

306. Ronald Keith Rich was born on 28 Sep 1937.

Ronald married Sherrill Ann Putnam, daughter of Eber Ansel Putnam and Francis Geraldine Steele, on 16 Jul 1957. Sherrill was born on 23 Jun 1938 in Vincennes, Knox Co., IN.

Children from this marriage were:

   594 M    i. Jeffery Keith Rich was born on 27 Jan 1962 in Terre Haute, Vigo Co., IN.

   595 M    ii. Jonathan Adam Rich was born on 19 Feb 1965 in Terre Haute, Vigo Co., IN.

309. Veris Warren Rich was born on 18 Dec 1925 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Veris married Irma Louise Butcher, daughter of Ira Clarence Butcher and Ida Frances Ford, on 21 Jan 1946. Irma was born on 7 Oct 1927 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   596 F    i. Karen Ann Rich was born on 28 Aug 1947 in Crawford Co., IL and was buried in Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

+ 597 F    ii. Deborah Kay Rich was born on 21 Jul 1950.

+ 598 M    iii. Lonnie Keith Rich was born on 10 Oct 1953 in Crawford Co., IL.

   599 M    iv. Kevin Dale Rich was born on 11 Sep 1956 in Mt. Morris, Genesee Co., MI, died on 13 Sep 1956, and was buried in Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

   600 F    v. Melody Lynn Rich was born on 13 Oct 1958 in Mt. Morris, Genesee Co., MI.

Melody married Al Inman in May 1983.

   601 M    vi. Rodney Craig Rich was born on 8 Jul 1963 in Mt. Morris, Genesee Co., MI.

313. Galora Jean Rush was born on 9 Feb 1932 in Crawford Co., IL, died on 7 Sep 2005 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL at age 73, and was buried in Tohill Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

General Notes: GALORA JEAN BAILEY Galora Jean Bailey, 73, of rural Robinson, IL, died at 6:37 a.m. Wednesday, September 7, 2005 at Crawford Memorial Hospital, Robinson. She was born February 9, 1932 in Crawford County, IL, the daughter of Kenneth D. Rush and Olive Marie Rich Rush. She retired from the office at Victor-Dana in January 1987 after 19 ½ years of service. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Robinson and the Kathryn Chapter Order of Eastern Star #637. She married Don A. Bailey on August 9,1950 and he survives. She is also survived by 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Donnie Bill and Joanie Bailey, Porterville, Doug and Diane Bailey, Robinson; her daughter and son-in-law, Gina and Lawrence Colliflower, rural Hutsonville; her daughter-in-law, Nancy Bailey, rural Robinson; 15 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and her sister and brother-in-law, Judy and John Crane, Independence, MO. She was preceded in death by her parents; her son, David "Boots" Bailey on September 9, 1998 and her grandson

Galora married Don Arthur Bailey, son of Bert Harvey Bailey and Mable Ethel Miller. Don was born on 12 Feb 1930 in Crawford Co., IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   602 M    i. Donnie Bill Bailey was born on 5 Apr 1951 in Crawford Co., IL.

   603 M    ii. Michael Douglas Bailey was born on 22 Sep 1952 in Crawford Co., IL.

   604 M    iii. Mark David Bailey was born on 1 Aug 1954 in Lawrenceville, Lawrence Co., IL and died on 9 Sep 1998 at age 44.

   605 F    iv. Gina Louise Bailey was born on 20 Sep 1955 in Lawrenceville, Lawrence Co., IL.

Gina married Lawrence Colliflower.

314. Judy Ann Rush was born on 9 Mar 1942 in Crawford Co., IL.

Judy married John Crane on 8 Apr 1978 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL. John was born on 5 Apr 1951.

Judy next married Harry Ralph Debelle, son of Ralph Loran Debelle and Maxine Marie Reinoehl, on 5 May 1961 in Crawford Co., IL.

The child from this marriage was:

   606 M    i. Scott Arthur Debelle was born on 26 Dec 1962 in Good Samaritan Hosp., Vincennes, Knox Co., IN.

315. Robert Vaughn Rich .

Robert married Shirley.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 607 M    i. Robert Vaughn Rich .

   608 M    ii. Mark Douglas Rich .

   609 F    iii. Karen Rich .

Karen married Robin McCarter.

317. Wanda Floy Cawood was born on 22 Feb 1914, died on 16 Aug 2006 in Cotillion Ridge Nursing Center, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL at age 92, and was buried in Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

General Notes: Floy Whitmer, 92, of Robinson, IL, died at 5:52. a.m. Wednesday, August 16, 2006 at Cotillion Ridge Nursing Center, Robinson. She was born February 22, 1914 in rural Flat Rock, IL, the daughter of Everett E. Cawood and Clara Lola (Siler) Cawood. She was a homemaker and sold Avon for over 30 years. She was a member of the Otterbein United Methodist Church, Robinson; past Worthy Matron of the Katherine Chapter Order of Eastern Star # 637 of which she was a member for 50 years and Secretary for many years; past Worthy High Priestess of White Shrine of Jerusalem; and was an avid bowler for many years.

She married Harold Whitmer June 25, 1939 and he preceded her in death July 16, 1988. She was also preceded in death by her parents; her son, Richard Whitmer on October 16, 1995; 1 brother, Walter Cawood; and 1 sister, Lena Mae Dalton.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Sara Joann and Allen Smith, Robinson; several grandchildren; several great grandchildren; her sister, Belva Dollahan, Midland, TX; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 19, 2006 at the Goodwine Funeral Home, Robinson with Rev. Bill Wiggs, Jr. officiating. Burial will be in the Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Friday, August 18th at the funeral home. Order of Eastern Star services will be held at 7:00 p.m. Friday after visitation. Memorials may be made to the Katherine Chapter Order of Eastern Star #637 with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Wanda married Harold Fernando Whitmer on 25 Jun 1939. Harold was born on 6 Jun 1914 in Crawford Co., IL, died on 16 Jul 1988 in Crawford Co., IL at age 74, and was buried in Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   610 F    i. Sarah Joann Whitmer .

   611 M    ii. Richard Lynn Whitmer was born on 15 Aug 1940 in Crawford Co., IL and died on 16 Oct 1995 in Delaware, OH at age 55.

318. Belva Marie Cawood was born on 17 Jan 1916.

Belva married Raymond Dollahan, son of David Palmer Dollahan and Merle Edgington. Raymond was born on 21 Aug 1913 in IL, died on 18 Aug 1992 in Midland, Midland Co., TX at age 78, and was buried on 22 Aug 1992 in Pleasant View Cemetery, Montgomery Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

The child from this marriage was:

   612 M    i. John Raymond Dollahan .

319. Lena May Cawood was born on 29 Dec 1923.

Lena married William Lee Dalton.

Children from this marriage were:

   613 M    i. Jerry Lee Dalton .

   614 F    ii. Patti Jane Dalton .

324. Charles Cawood was born on 29 Apr 1921 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Charles married Florence Jean McGahey, daughter of Clare Allen McGahey and Florence G Crozier, in Aug 1942. Florence was born on 25 Dec 1924 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   615 F    i. Loretta Jean Cawood was born on 6 Oct 1943 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

Loretta married Larry Wall, son of Fred Wall and Florence Eva Lawhead, on 24 Jan 1964.

   616 F    ii. Janet L Cawood was born on 7 Jun 1946 in Hammond Lake In.

Janet married Paul Henderson on 15 Aug 1965.

   617 F    iii. Susan Roberta Cawood was born on 10 Jun 1948 in Chicago, Cook Co., IL.

Susan married Gary Herrin on 8 Apr 1967.

Susan next married Dean Helmink on 30 Dec 1972.

   618 F    iv. Deborah Jane Cawood was born on 10 May 1950 in Chicago, Cook Co., IL.

Deborah married Keith Batton on 16 Sep 1967.

325. Robert Parker Cawood was born on 20 Aug 1926 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL, died on 16 Oct 2005 in Deaconess Hospital, Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN at age 79, and was buried in Jones Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

General Notes: ROBERT Parker CAWOOD Robert Parker Cawood, age 79 of Flat Rock, IL, died October 16, 2005 at Deaconess Hospital. He was born August 20, 1926 in Honey Creek Twp., IL to Fred and Daisy (Parker) Cawood. He was a Lab Technician for Marathon Oil Refinery, Robinson, retiring in 1984 after 35 years of service. Robert was an avid NASCAR Fan and enjoyed watching his grandson race for Cawood Racing. He also enjoyed camping, travel and country music. He was a treasurer for the Flat Rock Masonic Lodge for 25 years and was a 50 year member of that organization. He was also a member of the Robinson American Legion and the Flat Rock United Methodist Church. Robert married Juanita Kathryn (Kate) Coombes on May 8, 1948 and she survives. He is also survived by 3 sons and daughters-in-law, Doug and Terrie Cawood, Rob and Doris Cawood and Larry and Mary Jane Cawood all of Robinson; 2 daughters and a son-in-law, Linda and Joe Spade, Pontiac, IL and Sandra Redman, Robinson; a daughter-in-law, Mary Cawood, Pinkstaff, IL; 12

Robert married Jaunita Kathryn Coombes, daughter of Harry M Coombes and Lela Grace Boyles, on 8 May 1948.

Children from this marriage were:

   619 M    i. Douglas W Cawood was born on 17 May 1949 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

Douglas married Wilma Hepner on 19 Jun 1971.

   620 M    ii. David Lee Cawood was born on 1 May 1951 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL, died on 15 May 1994 at age 43, and was buried in Jones Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

David married Mary Brian on 16 Nov 1974.

   621 M    iii. Robert A Cawood was born on 23 Oct 1953 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

Robert married Dorris Flemmer on 25 Nov 1972.

   622 M    iv. Larry D Cawood was born on 26 Jun 1960 in Lawrenceville, Lawrence Co., IL.

   623 F    v. Linda S Cawood was born on 1 Mar 1964 in Lawrenceville, Lawrence Co., IL.

Linda married Joe Spade.

   624 F    vi. Sandra L Cawood was born on 27 Sep 1967 in Lawrenceville, Lawrence Co., IL.

Sandra married Redman.

326. Phyllis L. Cawood was born on 12 Nov 1928 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL, died on 30 Jun 1986 at age 57, and was buried in Jones Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Phyllis married John Dunlap, Jr., son of John Dunlap and Fannie Stoltz, on 8 Dec 1962. John was born on 6 Jun 1924 in IL, died on 4 Jan 1996 at age 71, and was buried in Jones Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

The child from this marriage was:

   625 M    i. Scott Dunlap was born on 27 Mar 1966 in Vincennes, Knox Co., IN.

327. Garnett Lucille Rich was born on 17 Feb 1911 in Duddley Stoddardd Co. Missouri.

Garnett married Charles Dempsey Grisham, son of John Alvin Grisham and Jessie Pearl Dempsey, on 29 Dec 1935. Charles was born on 12 Sep 1912.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 626 M    i. David Rich Grisham was born on 20 Feb 1939 in Ames Iowa.

+ 627 M    ii. Charles Albert Grissham was born on 28 Mar 1939 in Ames Iowa.

+ 628 M    iii. John William Grisham was born on 24 Jul 1946 in Eldaredo Butler Co. Kansas.

   629 M    iv. James Stephen Grisham was born on 14 Oct 1948 in El Dorado, Butler Co., KS.

James married Anna Louise Butler, daughter of Wesley Boughter.

328. Mary Ruth Rich was born on 23 Jun 1912 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

Mary married Wilbur Schawo, son of Aubrey Sxhawo and Eva Clemmons, on 20 Dec 1941 in Hutchison Kansas. Wilbur was born on 22 Oct 1916 in Ashland Kansas.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 630 M    i. William Ivan Schawo was born on 30 Sep 1943 in El Dorado, Butler Co., KS.

+ 631 M    ii. Robert Rich Schawo was born on 13 Mar 1946 in El Dorado, Butler Co., KS.

329. Doris Irene Rich was born on 16 Nov 1913 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

Doris married Alan Douglas Kelley, son of George Arlington Kelley and Elnora Mae Bailey. Alan was born on 22 Sep 1912 in Independence Missouri and died on 22 Jul 1982 in Houston, Harris Co., TX at age 69.

Children from this marriage were:

   632 M    i. Danial Bailey Kelley was born on 11 Nov 1938 in Shawnee Oklahoma.

Danial married Lois Sharon McCormick on 27 Dec 1959 in Independence Missouri.

   633 M    ii. Mark Allen Kelley was born on 27 Mar 1940 in Shawnee Oklahoma.

Mark married Cheryl Jean Wise on 21 Dec 1953 in Oklahoma City, OK.

   634 M    iii. Glen Phillip Kelley was born on 10 Apr 1948 in Tulsa, Tulsa Co., OK.

Glen married Sharon Elaine Sliva on 19 Jun 1971.

Doris next married William Edmund Gardner, son of William Zepp Gardner and Florence Mae Kendrick, on 5 Jan 1985. William was born on 24 Dec 1911 in Bridgeport Conn.

333. Mary Tyrena Weger was born on 18 Feb 1919 in Bond Twp., Lawrence Co., IL and died on 16 May 1997 in Atlanta, Fulton Co, GA at age 78.

Mary married Myron Ford Pinkstaff, son of Ora Pinkstaff and Mabel Henry, on 9 Oct 1945. Myron was born on 4 Jan 1920 in IL, died on 19 Apr 1961 in Griffin In at age 41, and was buried in Derr Cemetery, Pinkstaff, Bond Twp., Lawrence Co., IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   635 M    i. Bradford Alan Pinkstaff was born on 27 Mar 1951.

   636 M    ii. Conan Doyle Pinkstaff was born on 9 May 1954.

335. Francis Marion Weger was born on 8 Sep 1913, died on 2 Mar 1999 at age 85, and was buried in Jones Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Francis married Maurice W Swaner in 1933. Maurice was born on 25 May 1914, died on 31 Dec 1988 at age 74, and was buried in Jones Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   637 M    i. David Swaner .

   638 F    ii. Beverly Swaner .

336. Daisy Dean Weger was born on 24 Dec 1914.

Daisy married Vernon Huddleston.

Children from this marriage were:

   639 F    i. Judeth Huddleston .

   640 M    ii. Steven Huddleston .

337. Garnet Lee Weger was born on 8 Nov 1927.

Garnet married Robert Masengale.

Children from this marriage were:

   641 F    i. Candace Masengale .

   642 M    ii. James Masengale .

   643 F    iii. Tina Masengale .

   644 M    iv. Robert Masengale .

338. Laura Florence Midgett was born on 18 Apr 1919 in Crawford Co., IL, died on 8 Mar 1989 in Hobbs, Lea Co., Hobbs, NM at age 69, and was buried in Prairie Haven Cemetery, Hobbs, Lea Co., NM.

General Notes: Obituary:

Laura Parker

Services for Laura Florence Parker of Route One, Box 385, Lovington, are scheduled at 3 p.m. Saturday at the First United Methodist Chapel, with the Rev. Chuck Dennison, associate pastor, officiating.
Burial, under the direction of Griffin Funeral Home, will follow in Prairie Haven Cemetery.
Mrs. Parker, 69, died Wednesday at Lea Regional Hospital.
She was born April 18, 1919, in Flat Rock, Ill. She married Alton B. Parker in Flat Rock on April 1, 1939. He preceded her in death Dec. 17, 1982.
Mrs. Parker was a member of First United Methodist Church in Hobbs, a member of the Senior Citizens Center, and a retired medical records secretary. She had lived in this area since 1955, having moved here from Illinois.
She is survived by three sons, Darrell D. Parker of Hobbs, Lloyd W. Parker of Clearwater, Fla., and A. Scott Parker of Las Vegas, Nev.; a daughter, Elaine Robertson of Eunice; two brothers, John F. Midgett of Lawrenceville, Ill., and Roy D. Midgett of Flat Rock, Ill; a sister, Dorothy Faith of Lawrenceville, Ill; 15 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

from the Hobbs Daily News Sun, Hobbs, NM
(10 Mar 1989)

Laura married Alton B. Parker, son of Jesse Winfield Scott Parker and Susie Pearl Whipkey, in 1939 in , Crawford, Illinois, USA. Alton was born on 18 Mar 1907 in Crawford Co., IL, died on 17 Dec 1982 in Hobbs, Lea Co., NM at age 75, and was buried in Prairie Haven Cemetery, Hobbs, Lea Co., NM.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 645 M    i. Darrell Dean Parker was born on 24 Apr 1940 in Lawrence Co., IL.

+ 646 M    ii. Lloyd William Parker was born on 18 Oct 1941 in Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

+ 647 M    iii. Alton Scott Parker was born on 6 Jun 1944 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL and died on 31 Jan 1994 in Las Vegas, Nevada at age 49.

+ 648 F    iv. Lotus Elaine Parker was born on 7 Nov 1946 in Crawford Co., IL.

339. Lawrence Anderson Midgett was born on 8 Sep 1920 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL, died on 24 Oct 1983 in Crawford Co., IL at age 63, and was buried in Tohill Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

General Notes: October 25, 1983

Lawrence A. Midgett, age 63, of rural Flat Rock, died suddenly
at Crawford Memorial Hospital of an apparent heart attack last
night (Monday). He was an employee of Marathon. He is
survived by his wife, Reba; three sons, Leon of Boulder,
Colorado, Larry of Gansevoort, New York, and Leslie of
Robinson; a daughter, Linda Cooley of Robinson; six
grandchildren; two brothers, Roy of Flat Rock and John of
Bridgeport; two sisters, Dorothy Faith of Lawrenceville and
Laura Parker of Hobs, New Mexico.

Funeral services for Lawrence A. Midgett, age 63, of rural Flat
Rock, will be held Thursday at 2:00 P.M. at the South Union
United Methodist Church with Burl Rich officiating. Burial
will be in the Tohill Cemetery. Friends may call at the
Goodwine Funeral Home in Flat Rock from 5 to 8 P.M. Wednesday.
Masonic services will be conducted at 7:00 P.M. Wednesday.

Lawrence married Reba Delores Allee, daughter of Noble Hanford Allee and Eva Ethel Ford, on 14 Aug 1938. Reba was born on 21 Jul 1921 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL, died on 14 Dec 1984 at age 63, and was buried in Tohill Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   649 M    i. Leon Anderson Midgett was born on 31 Oct 1942 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Leon married Vicki Louise Swinger, daughter of Paul Leroy Swinger and Doris Maynell Frye. Vicki was born on 31 Aug 1944.

+ 650 M    ii. Lawrence Lee Midgett was born on 31 Aug 1951 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

+ 651 M    iii. Leslie Scott Midgett was born on 21 May 1956 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

+ 652 F    iv. Linda Sue Midgett was born on 21 Dec 1956.

340. John Francis Midgett was born on 29 Jun 1924 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL, died on 3 Mar 2004 in Knox Co. In at age 79, and was buried on 6 Mar 2004 in Tohill Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

General Notes: John F. Midgett, 79, of rural Vincennes, IN, formerly of Crawford and Lawrence County, IL, died Wednesday, March 3, 2004 at his residence. He was born June 29, 1924 in Flat Rock, IL, the son of William Midgett and Lotus Rich Midgett. He retired from Marathon after 42 years of service where he worked in production in Robinson and Des Plaines. He served in the U. S. Army during WWII and the Korean Conflict. He was active in F.F.A. and was a member of the Flat Rock Masonic Lodge #348, Mt. Carmel V. F. W. Post #4276, Palestine AmVets Post #33, Lawrenceville American Legion, Flat Rock American Legion Post #132, Lawrenceville Moose Lodge #779.

He married Christina Carol Midgett on March 21, 1944 and she preceded him in death on January 24, 1995. He was also preceded in death by his parents; brother, Lawrence Midgett, and sister, Laura Parker.

He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Terrye and Micheline Midgett, Hanover, Park, IL; 4 grandchildren, John W. & his wife, Rachel Midgett, Jeffersonville, IN, Terri Lynn Riley, Creole, AL, Lisa & Lendell Stout, Lake In The Hills, IL, Michelle Skonieczny, Lake In The Hills, IL; 6 great grandchildren; special friend, Delores J. Biddle, rural Vincennes, IN; brother and sister-in-law, Roy and Patty Midgett, Flat Rock; sister, Dorothy Faith, Lawrenceville; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 6, 2004 at the Tohill Cemetery rural Flat Rock.. Visitation will be Friday, March 5th from 5-7 p.m. at the Goodwine Funeral Home, Flat Rock. Masonic services conducted by the Flat Rock Masonic Lodge # #348 at 7:00 p.m. Military services will be conducted by the combined units of the Flat Rock American Legion Post #132, Robinson American Legion Post #69, Robinson V.F.W. Post #4549, and AmVets Post #33 at the cemetery.

John married Christina Carol Mitchell, daughter of Frank Mitchell and Katie Sanders, on 25 Mar 1944 in Crawford Co., IL. Christina was born on 25 Dec 1925 in Bridgeport, Lawrence Co., IL, died on 24 Jan 1995 at age 69, and was buried in Tohill Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

The child from this marriage was:

   653 M    i. Terrye Lee Midgett was born on 27 Nov 1944 in Vincennes, Knox Co., IN.

Terrye married Micheline.

341. Roy Donald Midgett was born on 18 Apr 1928 in Crawford Co., IL, died on 18 May 2005 in Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL at age 77, and was buried in Tohill Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

General Notes: STATE OF ILLINOIS
HOUSE JOURNAL
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
NINETY-SECOND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
72ND LEGISLATIVE DAY
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2001
1:00 O'CLOCK P.M.


HOUSE RESOLUTION 492

Offered by Representative Hartke:
WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois House of Representatives are
pleased to recognize milestone events in the lives of the citizens of
the State of Illinois; and
WHEREAS, It has come to our attention that Roy Midgett is retiring
from his duties as President of Robinson Unit #2 School Board of
Education on November 19, 2001; and
WHEREAS, Mr. Midgett was appointed to the Robinson Unit #2 School
Board of Education in 1969; during his 33 years of service to the
School Board Mr. Midgett has witnessed many changes, including the
construction of Nuttall Middle School in 1971, the renovation of each
school building in the district, and most recently he was instrumental
in the planning for the new high school which will break ground in the
spring of 2002; he has served as President of the Robinson Unit #2
School Board of Education at different intervals for approximately 15
years; and
WHEREAS, In addition, Roy Midgett has served on the Illinois
Association of School Board Directors for the past 16 years; and
WHEREAS, Although Mr. Midgett was sometimes at the center of
controversy he has been quoted on several occasions as saying,
"Whatever is best for the students"; and
WHEREAS, Mr. Midgett serves as a member of many organizations,
including as Pastor/Parish Committee Chairman of the South Union
Methodist Church, has been a Mason with a 3rd Degree Blue Lodge for 52
years, and served as a Trustee for the Flat Rock Fire Department for 33
years; and
WHEREAS, Prior to his tenure at Robinson Unit #2 School Board of
Education, Mr. Midgett served in the Merchant Marine during World War
II and served in the United States Army as a Staff Sergeant during the
Korean Conflict; in addition, he worked at the Texaco refinery in
Lawrenceville for 34 years; he currently raises cattle on farmland that
has been in the Midgett family since 1842; and
WHEREAS, Roy Midgett is supported by his loving and very proud
family, who include his wife of 48 years, Patty, and his children,
Chuck, Pam, and Carla; therefore, be it
RESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE NINETY-SECOND
GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we congratulate Roy
Midgett on his forthcoming retirement from his duties as President of
Robinson Unit #2 School Board of Education and we wish him well in all
of his future endeavors; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be presented to
Roy Midgett as an expression of our esteem.

ROY D. MIDGETT Roy D. Midgett, 77, of rural Flat Rock, IL, died at 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 18, 2005 at his residence. He was born April 18, 1928 in Flat Rock, IL, the son of William A. Midgett and Lotus Rich Midgett. He retired from Texaco in 1985 after 30 years of service as an operator. He served in the Merchant Marines during WWII and the U. S. Army for 4 years following WWII. He served on the Community Unit 2 School Board for 33 years and was President of the School Board from 1975 until his retirement in 2001. He also served on the IL Association of School Boards for 16 years. He was a co-recipient of the Thomas Lay Burroughs Award for the state's outstanding School Board President. He was a member of the Flat Rock Masonic Lodge #348 for 55 years, a board member of the Flat Rock Fire Department for 36 years, the Fred B. Reavill American Legion Post #132 for over 50 years and was a member of the South Union Church for over 50 years. He married Patty Wesley on August 14, 1953 and she survives. He

Roy married Patsy Ginerva Wesley, daughter of Charles Burl Wesley and Florence Dunlap, on 14 Aug 1953 in Sumner, Lawrence Co., IL. Patsy was born on 3 Sep 1932 in Crawford Co., IL. Another name for Patsy is Patty.

Children from this marriage were:

   654 M    i. Charles William Midgett was born on 1 Aug 1955 in Crawford Co., IL.

   655 F    ii. Pamela Rae Midgett was born on 3 Jun 1958 in Lawrence Co., IL.

   656 F    iii. Carla Kay Midgett was born on 24 Jul 1960 in Crawford Co., IL.

342. Dorothy Faye Midgett was born on 8 Jun 1930 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Dorothy married William Dean Faith, son of William Everett Faith and Susan Stella Dalton, on 3 Apr 1947 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL. William was born on 23 Sep 1926 in Sumner, Lawrence Co., IL, died on 18 Oct 1991 in Vincennes, Knox Co., IN at age 65, and was buried in Tohill Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Marriage Notes: Book 555, Page186

Children from this marriage were:

+ 657 M    i. Billy Dean Faith was born on 19 May 1950 in Crawford Co., IL.

+ 658 M    ii. Robert Leroy Faith was born on 4 Jan 1953 in Schmidt Clinic, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

+ 659 F    iii. Vicki Diane Faith was born on 22 Jul 1962 in Lawrence Co. Memorial Hosp., Lawrenceville, Lawrence Co., IL.

343. Harold Hardin Butcher was born on 26 Jul 1925 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

General Notes: Militay service: Merchant Marines & U S ARMY World War II

Harold married Virginia Claire Krise, daughter of Frank Jared Krise and Thelma Juanita Hand, on 25 Jun 1948 in Crawford Co., IL. Virginia was born on 5 Dec 1929 in Hutsonville, Hutsonville Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 660 F    i. Joyce Lynn Butcher was born on 14 Mar 1951 in Terre Haute, Vigo Co., IN.

+ 661 F    ii. Charlotte Christine Butcher was born on 27 Nov 1953 in Vincennes, Knox Co., IN.

   662 M    iii. Randy Duane Butcher was born on 15 Sep 1956 in Terre Haute, Vigo Co., IN.

344. Doris Lucille Rich was born on 13 Jul 1927 in Bond Twp., Lawrence Co., IL.

Doris married Arthur Dale Groff, son of Frank Groff and Pearl Hasler. Arthur was born on 10 May 1924 in Richland Co, IL, died on 22 Feb 1982 in Motteville, St Joseph Co, Michigan at age 57, and was buried in Oak Hill, Parkersburg, Richland Co, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   663 M    i. Marcus Dale Groff was born on 1 Feb 1947 in Parkersburg. IL.

Marcus married Marla Gayle Wilson.

Noted events in their marriage were:

• Divorced: Divorced, 1984.

+ 664 F    ii. Sandra Kay Groff was born on 3 Jan 1948 in Parkersburg, Richland Co, IL.

   665 F    iii. Vicki Lynn Groff was born on 26 Oct 1954 in Parkersburg, Richland Co, IL.

Vicki married Andrew Johnson on 26 Nov 1972 in Motteville, St Joseph Co, Michigan.

Vicki next married John Griffin on 5 Sep 1976 in Elkhart, IN.

346. Forrest Eugene Butcher was born on 8 Sep 1926 in Crawford Co., IL, died on 6 Jan 1967 in Marathon Oil Refinery, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL at age 40, and was buried in Tohill Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Forrest married Norma Lee Wesley, daughter of Charles Burl Wesley and Florence Dunlap, on 6 Jul 1948 in Crawford Co., IL. Norma was born on 5 Jul 1930.

Children from this marriage were:

   666 M    i. Rick Eugene Butcher was born on 5 Nov 1950.

   667 F    ii. Tonja Gay Butcher was born on 26 Jun 1953.

   668 M    iii. Gregory Dean Butcher was born on 26 Jun 1953.

+ 669 M    iv. Dr. Tony Lee Butcher was born on 26 Jul 1955.

347. Norma Jean Butcher was born on 5 Jun 1933 in Crawford Co., IL.

Norma married Burl Dean Wesley, son of Charles Burl Wesley and Florence Dunlap, on 14 Sep 1959 in Crawford Co., IL. Burl was born about 1934.

Norma next married Ross Mitchell Montgomery, son of Charles G. Montgomery and Elizabeth Hagen. Ross was born about 1933.

The child from this marriage was:

   670 F    i. Greta Jean Montgomery was born on 11 May 1954 in Crawford Co., IL.

348. Norman Dean Butcher was born on 5 Jun 1933 in Crawford Co., IL.

Norman married Louise Seitzinger, daughter of George Ausby Seitzinger and Garnett Lindsay, on 14 Jul 1951.

Children from this marriage were:

   671 F    i. Janet Lynn Butcher was born on 16 Apr 1953.

   672 F    ii. Vickie Lee Butcher was born on 19 Jul 1956.

   673 M    iii. Mark Todd Butcher was born on 6 Jan 1959.

   674 F    iv. Deana Loy Butcher was born on 24 Oct 1960.

350. Billy Wayne Rich was born on 11 Nov 1933 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

Billy married Iona Lucinda Waldrop, daughter of Ralph E Waldrop and Rose Ethel Snider, on 3 Sep 1955 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL. Iona was born on 16 Jul 1937 in Lawrence Co., IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   675 F    i. Deborah Kaye Rich was born on 13 Feb 1957 in Lawrence Co., IL.

   676 M    ii. Andrew Joseph Rich was born on 6 Aug 1960 in Lawrence Co., IL.

   677 F    iii. Malinda Lee Rich was born on 13 Aug 1961 in Lawrence Co., IL.

351. Nancy Clay Rich was born on 14 Jan 1936 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

Nancy married.

Her children were:

   678 F    i. Kimberly Rich .

Nancy married James Stewart in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL. Another name for James is Jim.

353. Alice Ann Rich was born on 9 Mar 1943 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

Alice married Wayne Tennyson on 1 Jun 1962.

Children from this marriage were:

   679 M    i. William Leon Tennyson .

   680 M    ii. Randy Lee Tennyson .

354. Peggy Lucille Rich was born on 15 Feb 1946 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

Peggy married Earl Lee Garrard on 29 May 1965 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   681 F    i. Sherry Lynn Garrard .

   682 M    ii. Michael Lee Garrard .

   683 M    iii. Kevin Lance Garrard .

   684 F    iv. Nikki Leann Garrard .

364. Burl Lavaughn Rich was born on 6 Sep 1926 in Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Burl married Patricia Ann Inboden, daughter of Clifford Ernest Inboden and Mary Deborah Rich, on 2 Jun 1951 in Beecher City, Effingham Co., IL. Patricia was born on 1 Sep 1933.

Children from this marriage were:

   685 M    i. Steven Eugene Rich was born on 10 Nov 1952 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

   686 F    ii. Beverly Ann Rich was born on 7 Aug 1956 in Lawrence Co., IL.

365. Edith Irene Rich was born on 3 Jan 1931 in Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Edith married Kenneth Wayne Rodgers, son of Lot Rodgers and Margaret Ann Painter, on 24 Nov 1949 in South Union Church, Honey Creek Township, Crawford County, IL. Kenneth was born on 27 Oct 1927 in Crawford Co., IL, died on 31 Jul 1979 in Burn Center, St Johns Hospital, Sping Field, IL at age 51, and was buried in Tohill Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 687 M    i. Larry Wayne Rodgers was born on 10 Mar 1951 in Madison, Dane Co., WI.

   688 F    ii. Susan Lynn Rodgers was born on 8 Dec 1953 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

   689 M    iii. Mark Alan Rodgers was born on 17 Jan 1956 in Vincennes, Knox Co., IN, died on 2 Mar 1992 at age 36, and was buried in Tohill Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

368. Virginia Love .

Virginia married Roy Decker, son of Herbert Decker and Maude Roach.

Children from this marriage were:

   690 M    i. Jerry Decker .

   691 F    ii. Donna Decker .

Donna married Mike Jenkins.

   692 F    iii. Theresa Decker .

Theresa married Davidson.

   693 F    iv. Lori Decker was born on 16 Jul 1960 in Lawrence Co., IL, died on 1 Feb 2003 in Higginsville Missouri at age 42, and was buried on 6 Feb 2003 in Tohill Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

370. James William Love, Jr. was born on 16 May 1920 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL, died on 21 Mar 2003 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL at age 82, and was buried on 25 Mar 2003 in Jones Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

James married Mildred Edith Parker, daughter of Thomas Lester Parker and Edith Lula Magill, on 23 Jul 1939. Mildred was born on 1 May 1920 in Flat Rock, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL, died on 4 Jul 2003 in Knox Co. In at age 83, and was buried on 10 Jul 2003 in Jones Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   694 M    i. Robert Larue Love was born on 25 Nov 1942 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL, died on 25 Nov 1942 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL, and was buried in Jones Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

+ 695 M    ii. William Lester Love was born on 25 May 1944 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL, died on 14 Feb 1972 at age 27, and was buried on 18 Feb 1972 in Jones Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

374. Donald Emerson Liston was born about 1925 in IL and died on 24 Mar 1996 about age 71.

Donald married Elizabeth Dodd White, daughter of Pearl White and Phoebe Jane McIntosh, on 25 Dec 1947. Elizabeth was born on 10 Jul 1922 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL, died on 25 Oct 2007 in Crawford Memorial Hospital, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL at age 85, and was buried in Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   696 F    i. Brenda Kay Liston .

Brenda married Bill Wampler.

   697 F    ii. Shelia Dawn Liston .

Shelia married Mark Wakefield.

380. Clarence David Rich was born on 17 Mar 1898 in Crawford Co., IL, died on 11 Jul 1952 in Crawford Co., IL at age 54, and was buried in Oblong Cemetery, Oblong Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Clarence married Nola Way, daughter of John Way and Viola Hale, on 26 Jun 1924 in Danville, Vermillion Co., IL. Nola was born on 26 Mar 1902 in Willow Hill, Jasper Co., IL, died on 7 Jul 1994 in Lawrenceville, Lawrence Co., IL at age 92, and was buried in Oblong Cemetery, Oblong Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   698 M    i. John David Rich was born on 30 May 1925 in Hammond Lake Co., IN.

+ 699 M    ii. Norman Keith Rich was born on 5 Jul 1929 in Hammond Lake Co., IN.

382. Majorie Ellen Rich was born in 1902 in Crawford Co., IL and died on 28 Feb 1994 at age 92.

Majorie married Clark Delois Newsome, son of William Thomas Newsome and Luella Taylor, on 17 Jan 1921 in Crawford Co., IL. Clark was born on 10 Feb 1900 in Jasper Co., IL and died on 1 Aug 1979 in Crawford Co., IL at age 79.

Children from this marriage were:

   700 M    i. Clark Delois Newsome was born on 20 Nov 1921 in Crawford Co., IL and died on 27 Jan 1944 in Korea at age 22.

   701 M    ii. William Kenneth Newsome was born on 7 Mar 1940 in Crawford Co., IL and died on 30 Jan 1967 at age 26.

386. Mary Deborah Rich was born on 9 Jun 1909 in Crawford Co., IL, died on 30 Jul 1983 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL at age 74, and was buried in Shire Cemetery.

Mary married Clifford Ernest Inboden, son of Ulysses G. Inboden and Mary Barbara Lackey. Clifford was born on 8 Sep 1900 in Crawford Co., IL, died on 7 Jan 1988 in Crawford Co., IL at age 87, and was buried in Prier-Shire Cemetery, Oblong Twp, , Crawford Co., IL. Another name for Clifford was Mike.

Children from this marriage were:

   702 M    i. Clifford Ernest Inboden, Jr.

Clifford married Lois Carol Dunlap, daughter of Virgil Tommy Dunlap and Mary Frances Shumaker. Lois was born on 4 Jun 1938.

Clifford next married Sue Rennirt.

   703 M    ii. Robert D. Inboden .

Robert married Ester Dunlap, daughter of Virgil Tommy Dunlap and Mary Frances Shumaker.

   704 M    iii. Roger B. Inboden .

Roger married Vickie Blevins.

+ 705 M    iv. Donald Keith Inboden was born on 1 Aug 1932.

+ 706 F    v. Patricia Ann Inboden was born on 1 Sep 1933.

387. Lillie Anna Rich was born on 30 Mar 1911 in Crawford Co., IL.

Lillie married Lester Lee Coulter, son of John C. Coulter and Cora Elizabeth Stantz, on 13 Oct 1932 in Jasper Co., IL. Lester was born on 1 Apr 1906 in Crawford Co., IL, died on 21 Oct 1954 in Crawford Co., IL at age 48, and was buried in Prairie Cemetery, Oblong Twp., Crawford Co, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 707 M    i. Harold Duane Coulter was born 4Jul 1933 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

   708 F    ii. Anna Lee Coulter was born on 3 Jul 1935 in Crawford Co., IL.

389. Pauline Helen Rich was born on 28 Dec 1918 in Crawford Co., IL, died on 22 Aug 2001 at age 82, and was buried in Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

Pauline married Floyd Emerson Darnold, son of John William Darnold and Ethel Ann Carter, on 18 Jan 1938. Floyd was born on 17 Sep 1916 in Crawford Co., IL, died on 29 Dec 1959 in Crawford Co., IL at age 43, and was buried in Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   709 M    i. Michael Wayne Darnold .

   710 F    ii. Dorothy Louise Darnold .

   711 F    iii. Carol Sue Darnold .

Pauline next married Charles Clinton Crampton, son of Roy Clydis Crampton and Sylvia Opal Geeseman, on 18 Dec 1974. Charles was born on 2 Dec 1917 in New Hebron, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL, died on 16 Jun 1998 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL at age 80, and was buried on 20 Jun 1998 in Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   712 M    i. Roger Crampton .

   713 M    ii. Harold Crampton .

   714 M    iii. Gerald Crampton .

   715 M    iv. Darold Crampton .

   716 M    v. Charles Douglas Crampton was born on 5 Aug 1939 in Crawford Co., IL, died on 4 Feb 1941 in Crawford Co., IL at age 1, and was buried in Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL.

396. Frances M. Rich was born on 13 Aug 1910 in Martin Twp., Crawford Co., IL, died on 22 Feb 2005 in Richland Memorial Hosp., Olney, Richland Co., IL at age 94, and was buried on 25 Feb 2005 in Hardinville Cemetery, Hardinville, Martin Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

General Notes: Frances M. Catt, 94, Oblong, Illinois died Tuesday February 22, 2005 at Richland Memorial Hospital, Olney, Illinois. Frances was born on August 13, 1910 in Martin Township, Crawford County, Illinois and was the daughter of Charles H. & Mary Catherine (Mikeworth) Rich. On January 28, 1928 Frances married Harlan "Shorty" Catt and he preceded her in death on May 19, 1994. Frances was a homemaker and a member of the Hardinville United Church, Hardinville, Illinois. Frances was a Sunday School teacher and played the piano at the Hardinville United Church for many years. Her hobbies included sewing, quilting, crocheting, reading and playing the piano.

Frances is survived by two sons and daughter-in-law: Leonard & Gloria Catt and Lyman M. Catt; seven grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Frances is preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers: Raymond and Walter Rich; three sisters: Orpha Weger, Gertie Shipman and Rosie E. Jones.

Burial will be in the Hardinville Cemetery, Hardinville, Illinois.

Frances married Harlan Catt, son of James Alva Catt and Mamie, on 28 Jan 1928. Harlan was born in 1906 in IL and died on 19 May 1994 at age 88.

Children from this marriage were:

   717 M    i. Leonard Catt .

   718 M    ii. Lyman Catt .

418. John Fredrick Wesley was born on 14 Jul 1910 in Crawford Co., IL, died on 30 Jul 1999 at age 89, and was buried in Tohill Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL. Another name for John was Fred.

John married Elsie Jo Rich, daughter of Loy C Rich and Bertha Elizabeth Bradberry, on 25 Jun 1936. Elsie was born on 1 May 1921, died on 16 Dec 1989 at age 68, and was buried in Tohill Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 719 M    i. John Fredrick Wesley was born on 13 Feb 1937.

   720 F    ii. Carol Ann Wesley was born on 10 Mar 1940.

   721 M    iii. Howard Douglas Wesley was born on 16 Jul 1942, died on 14 Jul 1963 at age 20, and was buried in Tohill Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL. Another name for Howard was Steve.

+ 722 M    iv. Michael Dean Wesley was born on 28 Nov 1944.

419. Guy Elijah Wesley was born on 13 Oct 1912 in Crawford Co., IL, died on 8 Dec 1998 at age 86, and was buried in Jones Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Guy married.

His children were:

   723 F    i. Karan Wesley .

Karan married Walter Urbanski.

   724 M    ii. Richard Wesley was born on 27 Dec 1939.

Richard married Joyce.

   725 M    iii. Keith Wesley was born on 19 Jan 1942.

Keith married Ann Elizabeth Poland, daughter of William Poland.

422. Lawrence O'donald Wesley was born on 9 Jan 1921 in Crawford Co., IL, died on 8 Feb 2004 at age 83, and was buried in Jones Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL. Another name for Lawrence was Pete.

Lawrence married Doris Jean Preston, daughter of George Preston and Elsie Maud Shepard, on 1 Feb 1941. Doris was born on 28 Jul 1923.

Children from this marriage were:

   726 F    i. Linda Wesley .

Linda married Ronald Smith.

   727 M    ii. Martin Larue Wesley .

Martin married Joyce Wiseman, daughter of O.H. Wiseman.

+ 728 F    iii. Shirley Wesley .

+ 729 M    iv. Larry Wesley was born about 1941.

+ 730 M    v. Lloyd Eugene Wesley was born on 24 Jul 1949.

   731 M    vi. Harold Allen Wesley was born on 31 Jul 1954.

+ 732 F    vii. Sharon Sue Wesley was born on 11 Jul 1957.

424. Woodrow Franklin Wesley was born on 29 Nov 1925 in Crawford Co., IL.

Woodrow married Anna Laura Montgomery, daughter of Harry Walker Montgomery and Alice A. Pinkstaff, on 25 Aug 1950. Anna was born on 14 Oct 1926.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 733 F    i. Susan Lynn Wesley was born on 6 Apr 1951.

+ 734 M    ii. Jody Dewayne Wesley was born on 30 Sep 1954.

   735 F    iii. Alisha Wesley was born on 5 Jan 1964.

Alisha married Mike Kissel.

   736 F    iv. Julia Elaine Wesley was born on 10 Dec 1965.

428. Orville Phillip Young was born on 21 Feb 1911 in Crawford Co., IL and died on 29 Dec 1976 in Crawford Co., IL at age 65.

Orville married Leatha Akers, daughter of Zebedee Akers and Roxie Taylor, on 27 Jul 1929. Leatha was born in Lawrence Co., IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   737 F    i. Donna Louise Young .

   738 F    ii. Patricia Kay Young . Another name for Patricia is Kay.

   739 M    iii. Philip L Young was born in 1930 in Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

434. Wilbur E. Wesley was born on 17 Aug 1909 in Crawford Co., IL, died on 1 Aug 2003 in Robinson, Crawford Co., IL at age 93, and was buried in Aug 2003 in Tohill Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

General Notes: Wilbur E. Wesley, 93 of Robinson, died at 2:30 p.m. Friday, August 1, 2003 in Robinson. He was born August 1700, 1909 in Crawford Co., IL, the son of Ernest E. Wesley and Leoline Reynolds Wesley. He was retired from Marathon Pipeline, served in the U.S. Navy during WWII, and was a member of the South Union Church. He married Eva Akens in October 11, 1935 and she preceded him in death in August 13, 1986. He is also preceded in death by his parents, his son, Harold D. Wesley; a grandson, Brian Wesley; and his brother Dorsey Wesley. Survivors include 2 sons and daughter-in-law, Edward and Brenda Wesley, Robinson, John D. Wesley, Apple Valley, MN; daugher-in-law, Janet Wesley, Terre Haute, IN; 3 daughters and sons-in-law; Iona M. and Eugene Shafer, Robinson, Milly K. and Lee Waldroup, Palestine, Mary and Rick Cutright, Knoxville, TN; 14 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren; his brother Randall Wesley, rural Flat Rock, 2 sisters and a brother-in-law, Martha Rich, Robinson, Mary and Harold Murray, Robin

Wilbur married Eva Akens on 11 Oct 1935. Eva was born on 13 May 1913 in Clinton In, died on 10 Aug 1986 in Crawford Co., IL at age 73, and was buried on 13 Aug 1986 in Tohill Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   740 M    i. Harold D Wesley .

   741 M    ii. Edward Wesley .

Edward married Brenda.

   742 M    iii. John D. Wesley .

   743 F    iv. Iona M Wesley .

Iona married Eugene Shaffer.

   744 F    v. Milly K Wesley .

Milly married Lee Waldroup.

   745 F    vi. Mary Wesley .

Mary married Richard Cutright.

435. Martha Geneva Wesley was born on 26 Apr 1913, died on 23 Aug 2006 in Cotillion Ridge Nursing Center, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL at age 93, and was buried in Tohill Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

General Notes: Martha G. Rich, 93 of rural Robinson, IL, died at 2:42 a.m. Wednesday, August 23, 2006 at Cotillion Ridge Nursing Center in Robinson. She was born April 26, 1913 in Crawford County, IL, the daughter of Ernest E. Wesley and Leoline Reynolds Wesley.

Martha was a homemaker; a member of the South Union Church; the Prayer Circle; the Ladies Aide; Crawford County Home Extension; Katherine Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star; and attended Lincoln Trail College for over 30 years in Water Aerobics. She was also recognized for her 16 years of volunteer service to the Crawford County Clothing Center in 2001.

She is survived by 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Billy Wayne and Iona Rich, Flat Rock, Jeffrey and Linda Rich, rural Robinson; 3 daughters and sons-in-law, Nancy and Jim Stewart, Robinson, Alice Ann Tennyson, rural Robinson, Peggy and Earl Garrard, Robinson; 12 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild; her brother, Randall Wesley, Flat Rock; her sister and brother-in-law, Mary and Harold Murray, Robinson; a special nephew, Glenn Wesley; a special friend, Teresa Nash; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Chester O. Rich who she married February 25, 1933 and preceded her in death on November 3, 1980. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Lulu Christine Rich; her grandson, Randy Tennyson, and 2 brothers, Dorsey Wesley and Wilbur Wesley.

Funeral services will be held at the South Union Church Saturday, August 26th at 10:30 a.m. Brother Jack Cunningham is in charge of services. Burial is in the Tohill Cemetery, rural Flat Rock. Visitation is at the church from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday, August 25th. The family requests that memorials be made to the South Union Church or to the organization of the donor's choice, in lieu of flowers.

Martha married Chester Otis Rich, son of Isaiah Francis Rich and Tyrena Emmett Parker, on 25 Feb 1933. Chester was born on 21 Feb 1911, died on 3 Nov 1980 in Crawford Co., IL at age 69, and was buried on 5 Nov 1980 in Tohill Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

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440. Norma Lee Wesley was born on 5 Jul 1930.

Norma married Forrest Eugene Butcher, son of Earl Wilson Butcher and Lulu Edith Rich, on 6 Jul 1948 in Crawford Co., IL. Forrest was born on 8 Sep 1926 in Crawford Co., IL, died on 6 Jan 1967 in Marathon Oil Refinery, Robinson, Crawford Co., IL at age 40, and was buried in Tohill Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

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441. Patsy Ginerva Wesley was born on 3 Sep 1932 in Crawford Co., IL. Another name for Patsy is Patty.

Patsy married Roy Donald Midgett, son of William Anderson Midgett and Sedella Lotus Rich, on 14 Aug 1953 in Sumner, Lawrence Co., IL. Roy was born on 18 Apr 1928 in Crawford Co., IL, died on 18 May 2005 in Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL at age 77, and was buried in Tohill Cemetery, Honey Creek Twp., Crawford Co., IL.

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