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Funeral notice for Mrs. Charlotte HAMILTON
Died February 18, 1922
Timewell, Illinois-Feb 23, 1922

The funeral of Mrs. Thomas HAMILTON was conducted Tuesday in the Christian Church by Rev. W. H. TAYLOR of Bowen. She was 79 years old, and the daughter of Mary and Cyrus SIMS. She was born in Adams County and was one of a family of 12 children. She leaves one sister. Mrs. Peter MASON of Kellerville, and several children and grandchildren.
Quincy Herald Whig



Quincy Herald Whig
 
Mrs. Charlotte HAMILTON died February 18, 1922. The funeral of Mrs. Thomas HAMILTON was conducted Tuesday in the Christian Church by Rev. W. H. TAYLOR of Bowen. She was 79 years old, and the daughter of Mary and Cyrus SIMS. She was born in Adams County and was one of a family of
12 children. She leaves one sister. Mrs. Peter MASON of Kellerville, and several children and grandchildren.



Lottie Hamilton
Quincy Daily Herald, August 5, 1883
 
Mrs. Lottie HAMILTON, wife of Thomas HAMILTON, born July 6, 1843 died at her daughter's home in Timewell February 18, 1922, Saturday evening at six o'clock. She was the daughter of Mary and Cyrus SIMS. Was raised in Adams County. She was one of the family of twelve children. She was married to Thomas HAMILTON April 27, 1884. To this union two daughters were born, one dying an infant. Her husband preceded her in death twenty-one years ago. Left to mourn her loss are Mrs. Mary PERKIN, Timewell. William Henry UTTERS, Timewell, and Mrs. Maggie HUDELSON, Timewell, one sister, Mrs.
Ruth MASON of Kellerville. Her stepchildren are George HAMILTON, Kansas City; Mrs. Lucy PHILIPPS, Nebraska, Mrs. Belle EHRENBERG, Nebraska; John HAMILTON, Nebraska; Ms. Martha POTTER, South Dakota; Daniel HAMILTON, Clayton. She leaves fourteen grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren. Her three children and sister stood beside her bed to do all that loving hands could do for their mother. She said she hated to leave her dear children and her friends. She stood her suffering
patiently. She was respected by everyone, a kind mother, a friend to all. United with Timewell Christian church under Wood. She told us all she was ready to go. The funeral was conducted Tues.



RICHARD L. DICK HENDRICKS
Mt. Sterling, Illinois:

Richard L. Dick Hendricks age 63 of Mt. Sterling passed away at 5:30 a.m. Sunday, June 20, 2004 at his residence.
He was born June 16, 1941 in Ripley, Illinois the son of Allen J. and Dorothy Irene Steadman Hendricks. He married Penny Kallenbach on August 31, 1990 in Mt. Sterling and she survives.
Mr. Hendricks had worked as a truck driver for McNay Truck Lines and Thompson Trucking both in Quincy and Dot Foods in Mt. Sterling. He had also worked for Oscar Mayer in Beardstown, Illinois.
Mr. Hendricks served his country in the United States Navy from 1959 until 1963.
He attended Ripley Schools and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Mt. Sterling. Mr. Hendricks was also a member of the Mt. Sterling American Legion Post #374 and always enjoyed restoring antique tractors and gas engines, hunting and reading. He loved the time spent drinking coffee with his friends, but his greatest joy was spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife Penny Hendricks of Mt. Sterling. 3 sons Charles Hendricks and his wife Betsy of Riverton, Illinois and Jacob and Matthew Hendricks both at home. 2 grandchildren Lance and Laiken Hendricks of Riverton. 1 brother Wayne Hendricks and his wife Cathryn of Ripley, Illinois. 2 sisters Reta Darlene Rutledge and her husband Roland of Ripley, Illinois and Annette Jones and her husband James of Arenzville, Illinois also survives along with several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 26, 2004 in the Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling with Rev. Dan Edwards officiating.
Burial will be in the Ripley Cemetery. A military service will be conducted at the graveside.
Friends may call any time after 4:00 on Friday with the family meeting friends from 6 until 8 Friday evening at the funeral home. Friends may also call from 8 a.m. until time of services on Saturday.
Memorials are suggested to the First Baptist Church of Mt. Sterling Building Fund Mortgage or the Cornerstone Christian Church Youth Group.
Condolences for the family may be left on line at www.hendrickerfh.com.
The Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling is in charge of the arrangements.



RALPH HESS
Rushville, Illinois:

Ralph R. Hess age 61 of Rushville, Illinois passed away at 4:10 a.m. Wednesday, June 2, 2004 at his residence in Rushville, Illinois.
He was born June 23, 1942 in Rushville, Illinois the son of August and Florence Eckroy Hess. He married Ruby Krohe on June 21, 1970 at the Beardstown Nazarene Church.
Mr. Hess was a truck driver for Ferrellgas Company in Rushville for several years and had also worked as a school bus driver for Schuyler County Community Unit School District #1.
He attended Rushville schools and was a member of the Mt. Sterling Church of the Nazarene. Mr. Hess enjoyed gardening and fishing, but his greatest joy was spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife Ruby Hess of Rushville, Illinois. 2 sons Jerry L. Hess and Aaron A. Hess both of Crawfordsville, Indiana and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 5, 2004 in the Mt. Sterling Church of the Nazarene with Rev. Dan Taylor officiating.
Burial will be in the Palm Cemetery in Schuyler County.
Visitation will be from 6 until 8 Friday evening at the Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling. Friends may also call one hour prior to services on Saturday at the church.
Memorials are suggested to the Mt. Sterling Church of the Nazarene.
Condolences for the family may be left on line at www.hendrickerfh.com.
The Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling is in charge of the arrangements.



NICHOLAS SHAFER HETRICK

Last Sunday (October 1, 1911), at 9:30 a.m. Nicholas S. HETRICK, one of the old residents of the east part of Borwn County, IL., passed away at the home of his son, william HETRICK, six miles east of Mt. Sterling, IL., aged about 82 years. The funeral tool place  yesterday, with services at the grave in charge of Hardin Lodge No. 44 A.F. and A. M., this city, and Sincerity Lodge, I.O.O. F., of Ripley, IL., of which organizations he was a member. Decresed was a native of Crawford county, PA.,where he was born in 1829. He came to Illinois in 1848 or 1849 and settled near Logan Creek church, but lately removed to a farm near Ripley. When about 34 years old he united with the Baptist church, but later became a member of the Chrisrian church. The burial was in Logan Creek Cemetery.
Mount Sterling, Illinois, Democrat Message, Oct 4, 1911
Quincy Daily Herald, February 26, 1875



HOSIE J. HOLDER, JR.
Mt. Sterling, Illinois:

Hosie Jerome Holder, Jr. age 70 of Versailles, Illinois passed away at 9:49 a.m. Tuesday, July 13, 2004 at Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville, Illinois.
He was born December 12, 1933 in Ravenden, Arkansas the son of Hosie Jerome, Sr. and Frances Knauss Holder. He married Mary Ann Buskirk on April 21, 1956 in Clinton, Iowa and she survives.
Mr. Holder owned and operated Holder Radiator in both Versailles and Beardstown. He also worked at Bohn Aluminum in Beardstown for over 25 years. More recently he worked for Initial Security as a security guard at the Meredosia Terminal.
Mr. Holder attended Pike County rural schools. He served his country in the United States Army from 1956 - 1958.
Mr. Holder enjoyed fishing, camping, gardening and drinking coffee with his friends, but his greatest joy was spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife Mary Ann Holder of Versailles. 6 children Kitty Mountain and her husband Roger of Mt. Sterling, Ron Holder and his wife Donna of Mt. Sterling, Peggy Johns and her husband Doug of Pleasant Hill, Karen Cain of Bowling Green, Missouri, Mary Galloway and her husband Jay of Mt. Sterling and Brenda Leischner and her husband Hank of Mt. Sterling. 21 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. 6 brothers Mitcheal F. Holder of Jerseyville, Illinois, Robert J. Holder of Putnam, Illinois, Everett D. Holder of Meredosia, Claude Holder of Meredosia, Paul Holder of Springdale, Arkansas and Thomas D. Holder of Versailles. 3 sisters Belinda Agnes Loness of Washington, Missouri, Anetta McClendon of Mexia, Texas and Margie Irwin of Rushville, Illinois also survives along with several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and 1 daughter-in-law Charla Holder.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, July 17, 2004 in the Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling with Rev. Matt Haberman officiating.
Burial will be in the Hersman Cemetery south of Mt. Sterling.
Visitation will be from 5 until 8 on Friday evening at the funeral home. Friends may also call from 8 a.m. until time of services on Saturday.
Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association.
The Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling was in charge of the arrangements.


Alberta Hill
Alberta Hill, 82, of Mt. Sterling, died March 25, 2000 at her residence.
She was born Jan. 17, 1918, in Pike County, the daughter of Ralph and Marie Gebhardt Orr.
She married John Myron "Jack" Hill on July 3, 1949, in Perry. He preceded her in death on May 18, 1989.
She is survived by one son, Mark (wife, Mary) Hill of Mt. Sterling; one stepson, John (wife, Sonia) Hill of Camp Point; one daughter-in-law, Becky Hill of Mt. Sterling; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one brother in law, Elmer Bradbury of Perry; and two sisters in law, Eloise Baer of Pekin and Mary Ellen Orr of Perry.
She also was preceded in death by one son, David Orr Hill, one brother, Ralph J. Orr, and one sister, Freida Bradbury.
She was a graduate of Western Illinois State Teachers College and later earned a masters degree. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma.
She began her teaching career at Dexter School in Pike County. She then taught school at Roodhouse. She was a speech teacher at Chapin High School and was later principal at F.U. White School in Galva four years. She taught at Dixon for a year before marrying and moving to Mt. Sterling where she taught for a year and then worked as bookkeeper at her husband's business, Mt. Sterling Implement Company. She later returned to teaching for five years before being promoted to principal of North and South Grade Schools in Mt. Sterling, retiring in 1985.
She was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Christ, the Presbyterian Church of Christ Women's Guild and the Explorers Bible Study in Rushville, and was a former member of the American Cancer Society.
She enjoyed reading, bridge, traveling and Bible studies.
Funeral services for Mrs. Hill were Tuesday, March 28, at the Presbyterian Church of Christ in Mt. Sterling with Rev. Richard Young officiating. Burial was at McCord Cemetery in Perry. Memorials may be made to Blessing Foundation for Hospice, Presbyterian Church of Christ or the Brown County Chapter of American Cancer Society.
Hufnagel-Graham Funeral Home of Mt. Sterling was in charge of services.
- The Rushville Times, Wednesday, March 29, 2000, page 15, column 6 - Submitted by Sara Hemp

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