Harold Edlin

Peoria Journal Star, August 10, 1993, Page: C3

HAVANA - Harold Edlin, 71, of 904 1/2 10th St. died at 11:37 a.m. Monday, Aug. 9, 1993, at Graham Hospital in Canton.

Born Jan. 31, 1922, to Orville and Maize Dutton Edlin, he married Evelyn Moore on Nov. 23, 1983, in Havana. She survives.

Also surviving are his stepmother, Lorene Edlin of Elizabethtown; four brothers, Earl of Versailles, Everett of Richmond, Va., Arlie Hopping and Wayne Koid; and one sister, Lula Belle Collins.

He was a commercial fisherman and barge worker.

Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Laurel Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Ken Smith will officiate. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 tonight at Hurley Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.


Carole Lee McCoy Lascelles English

Peoria Journal Star, August 17, 2002, Page: B05

Kilbourne - Carole Lee English, 58, of 307 W. Elm died at 6:40 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, 2002, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

Born Aug. 30, 1943, in Snicarte to Lowell and Rosalee Leezer McCoy, she married Mervin Lascelles on Dec. 5, 1960, in Kilbourne. She later married Oscar English on April 21, 1984, in Petersburg. He survives.

Also surviving are one son, Kevin Lascelles of Petersburg; two daughters, Lori Fornoff and Nancy English, both of Kilbourne; one brother, Lowell ''Bub'' McCoy of Arenzville; one sister, Mary McCoy of Kentucky; and five grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

She was a bus monitor for Laidlaw.

She was a member of Kilbourne Baptist Church.

She was a 4-H leader for the Prairie Dog 4-H Club.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Hurley Funeral Home in Havana, where visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Ken Wagstaff will officiate. Burial will be in Kilbourne Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Nancy English Education Fund, in care of Havana Community Bank.


State Journal-Register, Springfield, IL, August 17, 2002, Page: 40

Kilbourne - Carole Lee English, 58, of Kilbourne died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2002, at Memorial Medical Center.

She was born Aug. 30, 1943, in Snicarte, the daughter of Lowell and Rosalee Leezer McCoy. She married Mervin Lascelles in 1960 in Kilbourne. She later married Oscar English in 1984 in Petersburg.

Mrs. English had been a bus monitor for Laidlaw. She was a member of Kilbourne Baptist Church and was a Prairie Dog 4-H club leader.

Survivors: husband, Oscar; a son, Kevin G. Lascelles of Petersburg; two daughters, Lori D. Fornoff and Nancy English, both of Kilbourne; five grandchildren; a brother, Lowell "Bub" McCoy of Arenzville; and a sister, Mary McCoy of Kentucky.

Services: 10 a.m. Monday, Hurley Funeral Home, Havana, the Rev. Ken Wagstaff officiating. Burial: Kilbourne Cemetery, Kilbourne.

Transcribed by: Sara Hemp


Eileen Dolly Lippert Sarff Eshelman

Peoria Journal Star, January 2, 2006, Page: B4

HAVANA - Eileen Dolly Lippert Eshelman, 86, formerly of Havana, Ill., died at 1:45 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, 2005, at the Champaign County Nursing Home in Urbana, Ill.

She was born Feb. 11, 1919, on the family farm near Snicarte, Lynchburg Twp., Mason County, to Ezekial Earky and Lela Friend Lippert.

She is survived by one daughter, Cindy Clark (husband Paul) Garrett of Villa Grove, Ill.; three sisters, Eloise Lippert Toland of Germantown Hills, Ill., Estalee Lippert Maddox of Anthony, N.M., and Marsha Bailey Roberts of Cortez, Colo.; one grandson, Sean Sarff of East Peoria, Ill.; two granddaughters, Alice Burlew (Tim) Hauser of Sullivan, Ill., and Katherine (Matt) Burlew of Villa Grove, Ill.; one stepgrandson and one stepgranddaughter; and two great-granddaughters.

She was preceded in death by her son, Stanley "Clark" Sarff, and two brothers, Aaron Lippert and Melvin Bailey.

She formerly attended the Hopewell Baptist Church in Snicarte, worked at Hiram Walker & Sons in Peoria during WWII and later at Bonnett's Turkey Plant in Havana, as well as working as a sales clerk at Hornsby's.

She enjoyed travel, western books and movies and spending time with family and friends. She had many kitties during her life, including Tom Meowzers I, II and III, Sonny Boy and Fluffy.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, 2006, at the Hurley Funeral Home in Havana conducted by Rev. Mike Hopps. Burial will be in the Snicarte Cemetery in rural Bath, Ill. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service (from noon until 1 p.m.) at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mason County No Pets Left Behind.


State Journal-Register, Springfield, IL, January 2, 2006, Page: 21

HAVANA - Eileen Dolly Lippert Eshelman, 86, formerly of Havana, died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2005, at the Champaign County Nursing Home in Urbana.

She was born Feb. 11, 1919, near Snicarte, the daughter of Ezekial "Earky" and Lela Friend Lippert. A son, Stanley Clark Sarff preceded her in death.

Mrs. Eshelman worked at Hiram Walker's in Peoria during World War II and later at Bonnett's Turkey Plant in Havana and as a sales clerk at Hornsby's. She formerly attended Hopewell Baptist Church in Snicarte.

Survivors: daughter, Cindy Clark (husband, Paul) Garrett of Villa Grove; three sisters, Eloise Lippert Toland of German Town Hills, Estalee Lippert Maddox of Anthony, N.M., and Marsha Bailey Roberts of Cortez, Colo.; three grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and two great-granddaughters.

Services: 1 p.m. Thursday, Hurley Funeral Home, Havana, the Rev. Mike Hopps officiating. Burial: Snicarte Cemetery, rural Bath.

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