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Description: Springfield – Kevin L. Hardesty, 51 of Springfield, formerly of Riverton, IL, passed away Thursday February 4, 2016 at Capitol Care Center, Springfield, IL. Kevin was born March 5, 1964 in
Springfield – Kevin L. Hardesty, 51 of Springfield, formerly of Riverton, IL, passed away Thursday February 4, 2016 at Capitol Care Center, Springfield, IL.
Kevin was born March 5, 1964 in Bloomington, IL a son of Marvin L. and Judith A. (Coffey) Hardesty. He graduated from Normal Community High School in Normal, IL and attended I.S.U. in Normal, IL. He worked as a consultant for Menu Advertising & Design (M.A.D. Menu). One of Kevin’s favorite hobbies was shopping online.
Surviving Kevin is his mother, Judith A. Kutz of Riverton, IL, daughters, Kristine Hardesty of Springfield, IL and Jade Hoover of Buffalo, IL sons, Nicolas Hardesty of Riverton, IL and Jacob Hardesty of Buffalo, IL, step-brothers, Randy Kutz of Riverton, IL, Chad Hardesty of Normal, IL, Neal Hardesty of Colfax, IL and Craig Hardesty of Bloomington, IL, step-grandfather, George W. Kutz of AZ and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Cremation rites have been accorded by Calvert & Ferry Funeral Home, Auburn, IL. There will be a Celebration of Life Service at a later date. Please visit calvert-ferryfuneralhomes.com to leave a comment for the family.
Irene (Bettis) Smith, 98, of Virden, Illinois, died Wednesday February 3, 2016 at Memorial Medical Center, Springfield.
She was born December 30, 1917 in Macoupin County, the daughter of Clarence A. Bettis and Estella J. (Crawford) Bettis. She married F. Stanley Smith on November 5, 1937 in Greenville, Ohio. Preceding in death were her parents, her husband Stanley, her daughter Deborah L. (Smith) Harts, and son-in-law Jim Greenslade.
Surviving are two daughters Donna (Smith) Greenslade and Darla (Smith) Follis; a son Darrell S. Smith; son-in-laws Bill Follis and Dennis Harts; two sister-in-laws Joy Smith and Dorothy (Bettis) Wallace; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was a member of the Virden Church of the Brethren; Virden Woman’s Club; The Do More Unit of Macoupin County Association for Home and Community Education; The Palmyra Chapter, # 453, Order of Eastern Star of which she was a Past Matron; and many other organizations throughout the years.
Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday Feb. 7, 2016 at the Calvert & Ferry Funeral Home, Virden, IL, with Eastern Star services at 2:00 p.m. Funeral at 10:30 a.m. on Monday at the funeral home. The funeral will be officiated by Dennis Harts. Organist, Eileen Reichert; soloists, Don Bettis. Pallbearers: Jared Harts, Jordan Harts, Trent Oman, Chris Beebe, Jeff Follis and John Fry with Honorary Pallbearers, Steve & Earl Voyles, Roger & Lynn Smith, Norman & Larry Smith, Don & Rodney Smith and Doug Schlak. Burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Virden Church of the Brethren, Shriners Hospital for Children or to Grand Prairie of the West Library, Virden, IL. Please visit: www.calvert-ferryfuneralhomes.com to leave a comment for the family.
Virden -Norma M. Miller, 97, or Virden, IL passed away at 4:00 P.M. Thursday, January 21, 2016 at Sunrise Skilled Nursing and Rehab facility, Virden, IL.
Norma was born August 24, 1918 in Modesto, IL a daughter to Daniel & Fern (Snowden) Reuter. She married Clyde “Marvin” Miller on August 17, 1940 in Chicago, IL.
Norma formerly worked at the Virden Department Store and was a member of the Modesto Baptist Church, Modesto, IL. She also loved to camp and travel
Surviving Norma is her son, Ronald B. (Marilyn) Miller of Springfield, IL; daughter, Joyce (David) Sullivan of Chatham, IL; 7 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, 4 great-great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Preceding Norma in death are her parents; husband, Clyde “Marvin” Miller; daughter, Sonja (Tom) Buchanan and brother, Paul Reuter.
Visitation will be from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. Sunday, January 24, 2016 at the Calvert & Ferry Funeral Home in Virden, IL. Funeral Service will be 2:00 P.M. Monday, January 25, 2016 also at the funeral home with the Rev. Brian Wilmarth officiating. Pallbearers: Dan Sullivan, Tim Sullivan, Marc Miller, Caleb Lucasey, Lucas Bauer and Vince Churchill. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Modesto, IL. To leave a comment for the family, please visit: www.calvert-ferryfuneralhomes.com
Girard – Marylyn J. Park, 86 of Girard, IL formerly of Thayer, IL, passed away Friday January 15, 2016 at Pleasant Hill Village in Girard, IL.
Marylyn was born September 10, 1929 to Thomas and Mary (Russell) Davidson. She was a 1947 graduate of Virden High School, a member of the Thayer United Methodist Church and worked for more than 40 years for the Marine Bank in bookkeeping, cash items and securities transactions departments. She married Robert Park Sr. January 25, 1975 in Springfield, IL.
Surviving Marylyn are her step daughters, Sharon Park of Taylorville, IL and Dorothy Park Alton of Springfield, IL, step-sons, Robert (Pat) Park Jr. of Rochester, IL, James (Linda) Park of Mechanicsburg, IL, brother Russell (Nancy) Davidson of Indianapolis, IN, 12 step grandchildren, 20 step great grandchildren, nephews, Tom (Lorri) Davidson of Union Grove, WI, Pete (Kathy) Davidson of Springfield, VA, Jim (Jean) Davidson of Nappanee, IN, and Steve (Wendy) Davidson of Bakersfield, CA.
Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday January 19, 2016 at the Thayer United Methodist Church, Thayer, IL. Funeral Service will start immediately following the visitation at 11:30 A.M. with Rev. Charles Kurfman officiating. Burial will be in Sulphur Springs Cemetery, Loami, IL. Pallbearers, Robert Park Jr. James Park, Tom, Pete, Jim and Steve Davidson. Memorials may be made to the Thayer United Methodist Church. Please visit calvert-ferryfuneralhomes.com to leave a comment for the family.
Girard -James David Traylor, age 78, passed away January 13, 2016, in Springfield. David was born September 14, 1937, in Litchfield to Homer C. and Jane (Brockman) Traylor. He was raised in the Girard area. On April 27, 1957, he married Lupe Bermudez at Our Lady of Guada;use Catholic Church in Denver, Colorado. They owned and operated Dave’s Texico filling station, then returned to Girard in 1963 to farm. In addition to farming he had other small businesses, trucked, and worked at the ADGPTV water plant for a few years. They had four children. David was a member of Sacred Heart parish and the Knights of Columbus in Virden. He was retired and enjoyed farming with his son and grandsons and wintering in Florida where he motorcycled with friends.
Visitation will be from 9:30 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. Saturday, January 16, 2016, with a Funeral Mass at 11:30 A.M. at Sacred Heart Church, Virden, IL with Father Jerry Bunse officiating, organist, Marcella Rosiere. Pallbearers: Trevor Peterson, Meredith Peterson, Christian Peterson, Shaun Traylor, Eric Traylor, Jorie Traylor, Grace Traylor, Donovan Traylor and Alex Traylor. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or St. Joseph’s Home in Springfield, IL. Calvert & Ferry Funeral Home, Virden in charge of arrangements. To leave a comment for the family, please visit: www.calvert-ferryfuneralhomes.com