J. Carroll Adkins

State Journal-Register, Springfield, IL, February 16, 1999

KILBOURNE - J. Carroll Adkins, 88, of Kilbourne died Sunday, Feb. 14, 1999, at Westabbe Nursing Home.

He was born Dec. 12, 1910, in Saidora, the son of Jody Clay and Emma Jean Butler Adkins. He married Ruby Roberta Collins in 1948 in Virginia. He was preceded in death by a son, Arlie Adkins.

Mr. Adkins was a 1929 graduate of Bath-Lynchburg High School and lived in Kilbourne for 50 years. He served on the Kilbourne Village Board for numerous years, including 24 years as the mayor of Kilbourne. He was employed for many years as a fuel truck driver for Shell Gasoline.

Survivors: wife, Ruby; six sons, Leroy (wife, Karen) Adkins of Jacksonville, Danny (wife, Laurie) Adkins of Bath, Robert (wife, Janet) Adkins of Wright, Wyo., Jody (wife, Ann) and Gary (wife, Sandy) Adkins, both of Astoria, and Ray (wife, Marsha) Adkins of Browning; four daughters, Christy (husband, Mark) Yow of Chatham, Pelles (husband, Chuck) Thomas and Joyce (husband, Gregory) Ishmael, both of Oakford, and Judy (husband, Terry) Lynn of Williamsfield; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Graveside services: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Kilbourne Cemetery.

Lintner-Buchanan Funeral Home in Chandlerville is in charge of arrangements.

Daniel Edward Ainsworth

Peoria Journal Star, March 27, 2002, Page: B04

MASON CITY - Daniel Edward Ainsworth, 74, of S. Atlantic St., New Smyrna Beach, Fla., and Mason City, died Tuesday, March 26, 2002, at Bert Fish Medical Center in New Smyrna Beach.

Born April 30, 1927, in Chicago to W. Howard and Mildred Chesnut Ainsworth he married Mary White. She survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Darrel of Washington, Ill., and Nick of Mason City; one daughter, Candy Ogden of Mason City; three grandchildren; and one sister, Josephine Albrecht of Crete, Neb.

He was a World War II Navy veteran.

He was a retired automobile title clerk for the State of Illinois.

He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and the Illinois High School Basketball Hall of Fame in Bloomington.

He was a member of the Presbyterian Church in Mason City.

Cremation will be accorded by Alavon Direct Cremation Service in South Daytona, Fla. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Mason City Cemetery. Hurley Funeral Home in Mason City is in charge of local arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the Mason City Area Nursing Home.

Daniel Avery

1959, newspaper unknown, likely Chandlerville Times, Havana or Jacksonville papers

Daniel Avery, 67, of Bath passed away at his residence Saturday.

He is survived by his wife, Mable; three sons, Athal of Bath, Alan of Metropolis, and James of Peoria; two daughters, Ada of Bath and Bessie of Bartonsville.

Funeral services were held Monday, Aprill 13 at 2 p.m. at the Lintner Funeral Home with Rev. Lottie Morrow of Beardstown officiating. Burial was in Bath Cemetery.

Contributed by Judy Ingram Schuur