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Mary Isabel ‘Izzy’ Willard | 101 | Bloomington

Mary Isabel “Izzy” Willard, age 101, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, at Luther Oaks in Bloomington, Illinois. She was born Nov. 12, 1921, near Maysville, IL. She was the daughter of Cecil and Lenore Bradburn Nelson. Izzy married Loren Ed Willard, Jr. on April 23, 1941, and he preceded her in death on May…

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Gustave ‘Gus’ D. Wills | 85 | Nebo

Gustave “Gus” D. Wills, 85, of Nebo died Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 at his home. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, Jan. 27, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Pittsfield. Visitation was held one hour prior to the services at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Burial was in the Fox Creek…

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Sally Ann Malone | 72 | Havana

Sally Ann Malone, 72, of Havana, died Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023 at the Blessing Hospital in Quincy. There will be no services per Sally Ann’s wishes. Cremation rites have been accorded. Memorials are suggested to be made to the family c/o Niebur Funeral Home. Online condolences can be left to the family at www.nieburfh.com. Niebur…

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Steven Neff | 65 | Pittsfield

Steven Neff, 65, of Pittsfield, died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy. Visitation will be held on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Niebur Funeral Home in Pittsfield. Funeral services will be held on Friday, Feb. 3, 2023 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with interment to…

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Frederick Todd Williams | 59 | Barry

Frederick Todd Williams, 59, of Barry, died Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy. Visitation will be held on Friday, Feb. 3, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Niebur Funeral Chapel in Barry. Graveside services will be held on Friday at 3 p.m. at Park Lawn Cemetery in Barry. In lieu of flowers, memorials are…

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Karen Ann Webster | 87 |  Pittsfield

Karen Ann Webster, 87, of Pittsfield, died Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023 at No services will be held and cremation rites have been accorded. Memorials are suggested to be made to Pike County Animal Shelter. Online condolences may be left to the family at www.nieburfh.com. Niebur Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

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Mathew Dale Short | 59 | Goldsmith, TX

Mathew Dale Short, 59, of Goldsmith, TX, formerly of Jerseyville, died at 1:59 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023 in Livermore, California. He was born on Sept. 27, 1963 in Jerseyville, Illinois, one of four sons born to the late Coy Short Jr. and Thelma Yvonne (Cates) Short. He married the former Donna Robinson in…

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Harold F. ‘Boaby’ Smith | 83 | White Hall

Harold F. “Boaby” Smith, age 83 of White Hall passed away Friday, Jan. 20, 2023 at Jacksonville Memorial Hospital. He was born Jan. 31, 1939 in White Hall, the son of Harold R. and Ella F. McMillen Smith. He married Betty Eileen Rabe Oct. 15, 1956 in Bowling Green, MO and she preceded him in…

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Darla Katherine Tyler | 69 | Griggsville

Darla Katherine Tyler, 69, of Griggsville, died Monday, Jan. 23, 2023, at home. Per her request, there are no services and cremation rites have been accorded. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the World Wildlife Fund or online at worldwildlife.org. Online condolences may be left to the family at www.nieburfh.com. Niebur Funeral…

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David W. Piper | 67 | Pittsfield

David W. Piper, 67, of Pittsfield, died on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023, at Jacksonville Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Jacksonville. Cremation rites have been accorded and there will be no services held. Memorials are suggested to be made to Calvary Cemetery. Online condolences may be left to the family at www.nieburfh.com. Niebur Funeral Home…

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