Obituaries

Bernard “Bernie” McBride

73, of Bluffs died Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Arrangements are pending at Daws Family Funeral Home in Jacksonville.

Paul Wayne Elliott

 95, of Roodhouse died Monday, March 18, 2019. Arrangements are pending at Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in White Hall.

David Wayne Vincent

79, of Dickinson, Texas, and formerly of Chapin, Illinois, died Sunday, March 17, 2019. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. today at the Confederate Cemetery in Alvin, Texas. Froberg Funeral Home in Alvin is in charge of arrangements.

Steven C. Thaxton

70, of Chapin died Monday, March 18, 2019. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Buchanan & Cody Funeral Home in Jacksonville. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Ercil Little

90, of Jacksonville died Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Fairview Reformed Church in Fairview. A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Oaks-Hines Funeral Home in Canton is in charge of arrangements.

Robert William “Bob” Boatman Jr.

 85, of Jacksonville died Monday, March 18, 2019. A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Buchanan & Cody Funeral Home in Jacksonville. The family will meet friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, prior to the service, at the funeral home.

James “Jim” R. Orris

84, of Jacksonville, died Saturday, March 16, 2019. A Celebration of Life gathering for Jim and his wife Sondra J. “Tudy” Fernandes, who died Jan. 27, will be held Saturday, from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m. at K’s Creek Golf Club in Jacksonville. The Buchanan & Cody Funeral Home in Jacksonville is assisting the family.

Drew V. Mallicoat

32, of Jacksonville died Monday, March 18, 2019. A Memorial Service will be held 11:00 am Saturday, at the Buchanan & Cody Funeral home in Jacksonville, with burial to follow at Walnut Ridge Cemetery in Virginia. A visitation will be held 10-11 am prior to the service.

Donna J. (Houston) Hurst

81, of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, and formerly of Duluth, Minnesota, and Lyndhurst, Ohio, died Sunday, March 17, 2019. Arrangements are pending at Buchanan & Cody Funeral Home in Jacksonville.

Raymond R. Sills

 84, of Jacksonville died Monday, March 18, 2019. A Celebration of Life will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Williamson Funeral Home. The family will meet friends from 10 a.m. Friday until the time of the service at the funeral home.