Joshua David Shoemaker

39, of Jacksonville, died Monday, June 1st. Cremation rites have been accorded. A private memorial service will be held with a celebration life to be held at a later date. Buchanan & Cody Funeral Home in Jacksonville is in charge of the arrangements.

Emma Jean Willis

68, of Jacksonville, died Thursday, May 28th in Springfield. Cremation rites have been accorded. Buchanan & Cody Funeral Home of Jacksonville is in charge of further arrangements.

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Robert E. “Robby” Williamson

55, of Jacksonville, died Monday, June 1st. A private service will be held with a Celebration of Life to be announced at a later date. Williamson Funeral Home in Jacksonville is in charge of arrangements.

Shelly (Fry) Claxton

59, of Hinckley and formerly of Jacksonville and Hersman, died Saturday, April 4th. A family memorial service is scheduled for 1PM Friday, June 12th at Hendrick Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling. For friends and non-family members, the service will be livestreamed on the funeral home’s website. Interment will follow at the Hersman Cemetery. All who wish may join the memorial procession to the cemetery. A brief graveside service will be held at the cemetery for immediate family members only. Once this service concludes and the family members return to their vehicles, attendees are welcome to visit the gravesite to pay their respects one family at a time. A Celebration of Life is being planned for a later date.

Virgil C. Mitchell, Jr.

69, of Wisconsin and formerly of Meredosia, passed away Wednesday, May 27th. Arrangements are pending at Bolger Cremation & Funeral Services of Wisconsin.

Raymond Jefferson Briggs

age 88, of White Hall, died Saturday, May 30th, 2020. Private graveside services will be held at Pine Tree Cemetery in Patterson. Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in White Hall is in charge of arrangements.

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Mary L. Dietsch

formerly of Jacksonville, died Friday, May 8th. Service announcements are pending.

Elmer R. Burk

59, of Rockford and formerly of Jacksonville, died Friday, April 10th. Funeral arrangements are pending at Williamson Funeral Home in Jacksonville.

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