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JENSEN BEACH, Fla. — Elizabeth Anne Adams, 84, of Jensen Beach, Fla., formerly of the Paxton area, died Thursday, June 5, 2014.She was born Aug. 15, 1929, the daughter of Ronald and Elizabeth Stanford. She married Maurice Adams, who died in 1970.
GIBSON CITY — Doris Rutledge Bridgwater, 86, of Gibson City, died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at Asta Care Center of Ford County, Paxton.
THAWVILLE — William Jennings Copas, 89, of rural Thawville, died at 6 a.m. Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at his home.
PAXTON — Linda L. Jennings, 72, of Paxton, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at Presence Covenant Medical Center in Urbana.Visitation will be from noon until a 2 p.m. funeral service on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Knapp-Miller Funeral Home in Paxton. Pastor Jim Davis will officiate. Burial will be in the Elliott Cemetery.
PAXTON — Jack L. Lafray, 70, of rural Paxton, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at his home.
LODA — Nestor “Neo” Popa, 76, of Loda, died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, at his home.A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at the Community Veterans Memorial, 9710 Calumet Ave., Munster, Ind. After the service, a light luncheon and fellowship in celebration of his life will be held at the American Legion, 2703 Jewett Ave., Highland, Ind.
THAWVILLE — Thomas A. Richards, 74, of Thawville, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at his home.Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, at Knapp Funeral Home in Onarga.Mr. Richards was born March 20, 1940, in Chicago, the son of Harry and Helen Doyle Richards. He married Diane M. Deacon on April 23, 1960, in Chicago. She died Nov. 26, 2009.
CULLOM — William D. “Bill” Shapland, 61, of Cullom, died at 10:18 a.m. Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.
ELLIOTT — Dora Mae Rutledge Witt, 88, of Elliott, died at 12:23 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at the Gibson Area Hospital Annex in Gibson City.