Ilah Mae Hart, 84, of Mendon and formerly of New Canton, died Thursday, May 8, 2008, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy. She was born Jan. 14, 1924 in New Canton to Louis and Viola Allensworth Main. She married John Hart March 27, 1943 in Palmyra, Mo. and he survives.
Mrs. Hart graduated from New Canton High School in 1942, where she was active in Softball and other sports. Ilah Mae served as Deputy Treasure for Pike County for several years. She was on a Louisiana, Mo. bowling league for several years and was an avid reader. Mrs. Hart was very family oriented and very much enjoyed her grand-children and great grandkids.
She is survived by her husband, John; two daughters, Donnetta Scott and companion Sam Hively of Mendon, and Jennifer R. Hart of New Canton; two grandchildren, Sabra Burkle and fiancÚ Vernon (JR) Streeter, of La Prairie and Zachary Scott of New Canton; two great-grandchildren, Chance and Bryce Burkle of Colchester; and a brother-in-law, Norman Bibb of New Canton.
She was preceded by her parents, a brother, Johnny Main, and three sisters; Louise Vaughn, Elva Bellovich and Martha Bibb.
Graveside services were held Monday, May 12, at 11 a.m. at Shearer Cemetery in New Canton with Rev. Patsy Kelly officiating. Visitation was held Sunday evening from 5 - 8 p.m., at Niebur Funeral Chapel in Barry. Memorials are suggested to the New Canton First Responders.
On-line condolences may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Niebur Funeral Chapel in Barry is handling the arrangements. (Submitted by Carmen Megehe)
John W. Hart, age 83 of Mendon and formerly of New Canton, died Wednesday, May 28,2008 at North Adams Home in Mendon. He was born June 11,1924 to Alfred Lloyd 'Pete and Velma Bolen Hart in New Canton. He married Ilah Mae Main March 27. 1943 in Palmyra, Mo. and she preceded him in death May 8 2008.
Mr. Hart served as a Rifleman in WWII and was a member of the American Legion He worked as a Union Carpenter for Carpenter's Local 189. In his younger years he was active in area bowling leagues and he enjoyed gardening, fishing and hunting.
John is survived by two daughters, Donnetta Scott and companion Sam Hively of Mendon, and Jennifer R. Hart of New Canton; two grandchildren, Sabra Burkle and fiance Vernon (JR) Streeter, of La Prairie and Zachary Scott of New Canton,; two great-grandchildren, Chance and Bryce Burkle of Colchester; and a step-great-grandson, Ty.
Mr. Hart was preceded by his parents, his wife, two brothers, Mike and James Paul Hart; a sister, Virginia Martin; and a sister in infancy.
Graveside services were held at 11 am, Tuesday, June 3, at Shearer Cemetery in New Canton, with Rev. Palsy Kelly officiating. Graveside military rites will be conducted by Barry American Legion Post 222. Visitation was held Monday evening from 5- 6 pm at Niebur Funeral Chapel in Barry. Memorials are suggested to the New Canton United Methodist Church or the Barry American Legion Post 222. On-line condolences may be sent to nieburfh.com. Neibur Funeral Chapel in Barry is handling the arrangements. (Submitted by Carmen Megehe)
Edward Henderson was born in Greene Co, near WhiteHall, IL 26 May 1806. [He was born in Virginia.] He died in Pike Co,1884, and is buried in Watson Cemetery 1 1/2 miles south of Pittsfield. He married Elmira Fowler in 1835. She died leaving him with one baby daughter, Melissa. His first wife is buried in the old Henderson Cemetry S.E. of White Hall, IL. Melissa married Frank Crane. He was well to do and they lived near Scottsville, IL. Melissa lived with her mother's parents until her marriage to Frank Crane. [Melissa & Rachel were living with their grandmother Sarah in 1850.] After his wife's death Edward came to Pike Co, where he had 2 brothers, [John?] Lewton & William H.Henderson. It was here in the area between Independence and Old Franklin
School, that he met and married Margart Troutner,2 Dec 1841. They lived all their lives and raised a big family of 11 children in the Flatrock area." (Submitted by Judi A. Gilker)
Obit: William Henderson b 5 Dec 1854 d 27 Oct 1912 Buried Green Pond Cemetery, south of Milton, Pike Co, IL and north of Pearl, Pike Co, IL. Hewas the son of Edward and Margaret Troutner Henderson. He was born south of Independence, Pike Co, IL and married Jan 1882 Sarah Amanda Springer b27 March 1860, at Lancaster, Wisonsin d March 1917. They first lived south of Milton until he got enough money to buy his own farm 5 miles south of Time, IL. He cleared the land and set out 2 large orchards and built a new farm house of 8 rooms. The orchards were apple and peach. He also operated a cane mill. We were a large family but lived well and happy. In the winter when the snow was deep my father would hitch a teamto a homemade sled, throw in straw and blankets and drive to church Attick Ridge or sometimes they held church at Rock Hill. My father took pride in his horses and after he bought a surray we took long trips for those days. Once we traveled to Scottsville, IL. Note: William Henderson and Amanda first lived south of Milton, IL in Montezuma Tp. Died on home farm 5 miles S. of Time, Pike Co, (Submitted by Judi A. Gilker)
The Quincy Daily Journal - Monday, July 10, 1916, - Page 5
Pittsfield, Illinois, July 10, 1916, -- The funeral of the late Mrs. Charles E. Hesley was held on Saturday, afternoon at the family residence, Reverend David N. Wetzel of the christian Church officiating. Her death occurred on Thursday. She is survived by her husband and three children, Miss Edith, Otis C. and Karl, all of this city.
Quincy, Illinois Herald Whig Newspaper April 21, 1998, page 3D
EVA L. HILLMAN
Mrs. Eva L. HILLMAN, 87, formerly of 839 Vermont, died at 7:10 P.M. Monday (April 20, 1998) in Sunset Home.
Born Oct. 20 1910, in Rockport, IL. Mrs. HILLMAN was the daughter of Amos and Elsie REEVES BETTS.
Mrs, HILLMAN was a member of Central Baptist Church. She had been employed by the Hotel Quincy for 10 year as a desk clerk and a maid.
Survivors include a son, Robert L. HIGGINS, and wife, Eleanor, of Wright City, Mo., a granddaughter,Mrs. Andre (Carol) BIANE of Town and Country, MO.; and a great grandson, Gaetan Biane of Town and Country: and a sister, Mrs. Edna SMITH of Quincy.
Mrs. HILLMAN was preceded in death by her parents and four brothers, James S. , Clyde, Nick and William M. BETTS.
Services will be conducted at 2 P.M. Thursday in Sunset Home by Rev. Al SIMONSON. Burial will be in Quincy Memorial Park.
Visitation will be from 1 to 2 P.M. Thursday in Sunset Home.
The Hansen-Spear Funeral Home is handling arrangements. (Submitted by Judi A. Gilker)
The Quincy Daily Journal - Wednesday, July 26, 1916 - Page: 11
PROMINENT BARRY MAN DIES
C. R. Hollembeak, Taken Ill With Cholera Morbus Sunday Night, Died Yesterday - Burial Tomorrow
Barry, Illinois, July 26, 1916 - C. R. Hollembeak died at his home at 2 o'clock Tuesday morning from cholera morbus, after a short illness. He was taken sick Sunday night.
He was 66 years old and had lived in Barry since 1859, when he came here with his parents from new York. He never married. For many years he was in the hardware business with his father. His father and mother both have been dead for several years. He was a member of Barry Lodge, No. 336, I.O.O.F. and a member of the M.W.A. Many friends and relatives mourn his death.
The funeral will be held from the Christian Church Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Reverend W. M. Halley will conduct the services at the church. Barry Lodge, No., 336, I.O.O.F., will have charge of the services at the grave. Burial will be in Park Lawn Cemetery.