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Area Obituaries

Kimberly A. Walker

Kimberly A. Walker, 61, of Tuscola, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, March 27, 2024 at her residence. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 3, 2024 at the Hilligoss Shrader Funeral Home, 705 South Main Street, Tuscola, IL with Rev. Tony Crouch officiating. Burial will follow in the Tuscola Township Cemetery. Visitation…

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George Wesley Coffey

George Wesley Coffey, 98, of Arcola, IL passed away at 4:32 PM on Tuesday, March 26, 2024 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, April 3, 2024 at the Edwards Funeral Home, 221 East Main St., Arcola, IL. Pastor Paula Carmichael will officiate. Burial with Military Rites conducted by…

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Rachel Fern Miller

Rachel Fern Miller, 68, of rural Arthur, IL passed away at 11:06 AM on Monday, March 25, 2024, at her residence. Funeral services were held at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, March 28, 2024 at the Sunnyside Mennonite Church, rural Arcola, IL. Rev. Larry Rocke and Pastor Luke Goss officiated. Burial was in the Sunnyside Mennonite…

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Rodney Darin Hatten

Rodney Darin Hatten, 57, of Tuscola, IL passed away Monday, March 25, 2024 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL following a lengthy battle with cancer. Rodney was born November 27, 1966 in Mattoon, IL, the youngest of four children born to Earl L. and Nancy J. (Fleming) Hatten. Rodney graduated from Oakland High School…

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Nicolas “Nico” L. Leyva

Nicolas “Nico” L. Leyva, 64 of Arcola, IL passed away peacefully surrounded by family at 11:07 PM on Thursday, March 21, 2024 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, March 25, 2024 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 210 South Pine…

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Patricia Hutton

Patricia Hutton, 66, of Arcola, IL passed away at 12:00 AM (Midnight) on Saturday, March 23, 2024 with her daughter holding her hand. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM on Saturday, April 6, 2024 at the Edwards Funeral Home, 221 East Main St., Arcola, IL. Terra Carter will officiate. Burial will follow in…

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Ruth Ann Lowder

Ruth Ann Lowder passed away on March 16, 2024, in the presence of her loving family. She will be dearly missed by her family, friends, church, and community. Ruth Ann was born July 20, 1936, to Hazel (Williams) and Clarence Arganbright at their home in Arthur, IL. Even in a close-knit family, Ruth and her…

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Arthur T. “Art” Moss

Arthur T. “Art” Moss, 81, of rural Tuscola, passed away at 2:18 a.m., Saturday, March 23, 2024 at the Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, IL Celebration of Life Services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, March 29, 2024 at the Hilligoss Shrader Funeral Home, 705 South Main Street, Tuscola, IL with Rev. Bennett Woods officiating.…

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Nancy Marie Navel

Nancy Marie Navel, 82, of Arthur, IL passed away at 10:45 AM on Tuesday, March 19, 2024 at The Arthur Home. A graveside service was held at 11:00 AM on Friday, March 22, 2024 in the Arthur Cemetery. The Edwards Funeral Home assisted with arrangements. Nancy was born on May 2, 1941 in Arthur, IL.…

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Pauline Grant Case

Pauline Grant Case, formerly of Arcola, IL passed away peacefully on October 13, 2023 in Gloucester County, VA. Pauline was born April 5, 1934 in Charleston, IL, the daughter of Tom and Clara Grant. As a young girl, her family moved to Arcola, IL and she lived on Edgewood Farms west of Arcola. Pauline graduated…

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