Obituaries for the week of Sunday, August 24, 2014

Elizabeth Adams

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.

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Doris Bridgwater

GIBSON CITY — Doris Rutledge Bridgwater, 86, of Gibson City, died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at Asta Care Center of Ford County, Paxton.

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William Copas

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THAWVILLE — William Jennings Copas, 89, of rural Thawville, died at 6 a.m. Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at his home. 

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Linda Jennings

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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.

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Jack Lafray

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PAXTON — Jack L. Lafray, 70, of rural Paxton, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at his home.

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Nestor Popa

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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.

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Thomas Richards

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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.

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William Shapland

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CULLOM — William D. “Bill” Shapland, 61, of Cullom, died at 10:18 a.m. Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.

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Dora Witt

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.

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