Obituaries

James H. White

 86, of Waverly died Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. The family will host a Celebration of Life at 11:15 a.m. Saturday at Franklin Christian Church in Franklin. Neece-Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Waverly is in charge of arrangements.

Jane Johnson Ryan

54, of Springfield died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018. A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Agnes Church, 245 N. Amos Ave., Springfield. Family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. today at the church. Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. Sixth St., Springfield, is in charge of arrangements.

Etta F. Housmann

88, of Hillview died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018. A funeral will be at noon Wednesday at Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in White Hall. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Wednesday until the time of services at the funeral home

Eva Lorraine Simon Smith

98, of Franklin, died Sunday, November 18, 2018. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, at Durbin United Methodist Church near Franklin. The family will meet friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Williamson Funeral Home.

Steven D. Rogers

 58. of Virginia, IL passed away Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Buchanan & Cody Funeral Home in Jacksonville, IL.

Barbara J. Simpson

83, of Jacksonville, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. Arrangements are pending at Buchanan & Cody Funeral Home in Jacksonville.

Ken Bradbury

 69, a well-known teacher, author and playwright of Jacksonville, IL. died Sunday, November 18, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am, Saturday,  at the First Presbyterian Church in Jacksonville. The family will receive friends from 4:00 to 8:00 pm, Friday, November 23, 2018 at the Buchanan & Cody Funeral Home in Jacksonville.

Richard Thomas Tschee Sr.

77, of Jacksonville died Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. A Circle of Life service will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Dec. 1 at Grace United Methodist Church. Richard donated his body to science and will be laid to rest in a military cemetery with full honors at a later date.