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Richard Shelton

Richard Shelton | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home - Quincy, IL

Richard Shelton, age 88, formerly of 1017 No. 9th, Quincy, died on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 12:33 pm in Blessing Hospital. He was born March 9, 1924 in LaGrange, Missouri, the son of Eluard L. and Ruth Gantt Shelton. Mr. Shelton was a member of Union Missionary Baptist Church. He was employed for over ten years at the Quincy Country Club and prior to that at the Travel Lodge. Survivors include a four cousins, Edith Henderson of New … [Read more...]

James Kevin Rankin

James Kevin Rankin | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, Quincy Illinois

James Kevin Rankin, 6 ½ months old, of Mendon, passed peacefully into Heaven at his home, in the arms of his parents, surrounded by his sister Kendra and his loving family on Monday, January 28, 2013 at 6:50 p.m. James was born July 12, 2012 in Blessing Hospital to Johnny Kevin and Erin Lynn Morgan Rankin. James touched several lives in his short time here on earth. He attended Calvary Baptist Church with his parents and sister; he was a … [Read more...]

Barbara Pyatt

Pyatt, Barbara

Barbara J. "Barb" Pyatt , age 75, of 533 Woodbridge Dr., Quincy died Sunday, January 27, 2013, at 11:09 pm in Blessing Hospital. Barbara was born July 10, 1937 in Douglas, IL, the daughter of James and Gladys Wertz Willett. On October 10, 1955, she married Stanley B. "Sam" Pyatt in Biloxi, Mississippi. He preceded her in death on March 2, 2008. Barbara was educated in Douglas, IL, schools and attended Western Illinois University in Macomb. … [Read more...]

Marian Mayfield

Mayfield, Marian obit

Marian Irene Kurfman Mayfield, 92, died on Sunday, January 27, 2013 at Good Samaritan Home where she had resided for most of 3 years. She was born on December 22, 1920 in Ferguson Valley, Brown County Illinois, the ninth child of Ross and Elizabeth Wing Kurfman. She attended Ferguson Valley School through the eighth grade and began High School at Clayton Illinois; however, due to illness in the family she had to return home soon after to help … [Read more...]

James Schnellbecker

Schnellbecker, James

James L. Schnellbecker, age 79, of Fowler, IL, died on Friday, January 25, 2013 at 11:20 a.m. in Blessing Hospital. He was born January 31, 1933 in Payson, Illinois the son of Harvey G. and Agnes Brocksieck Schnellbecker. On June 20, 1954 he married Norrita White in Quincy. She preceded him in death on July 15, 2003. James proudly served in the United States Army in Korea from 1950 until 1956. He spent over 26 years as a truck driver for … [Read more...]

Bonnie Nichols

Bonnie Nichols

Bonnie Nichols, age 66, of 3122 Dee Drive, Quincy, died Friday, January 25, 2013, at 6:20 am in her daughter's home in Macomb, Illinois. Bonnie was born June 27, 1946 in Quincy, Illinois, the daughter of Miller and Wilma Smith Steve. Survivors include six children, Mica Campbell of Chicago, IL, Christine (Jamie Pagan) Campbell of Avon, IL, Neikie Reno of Chicago, IL, Tina (Jeff) Paul of Macomb, IL, Jon (Aubrey) Nichols of San Antonio, TX, … [Read more...]