Patsy S. Gould, age 72 of Omaha, Il died peacefully on Monday, February 24, 2014 in the Fountainview Nursing Home in Eldorado. Patsy was born in Vincennes, IN on July 19, 1941 to the late Estel and Veda (Thompson) Rodgers. On December 21, 1960 she married Bill Gould who preceded her in death in 2000. Patsy was especially proud of getting her GED late in life and becoming a CNA. She was a great caregiver. She loved to fish behind their house on the family farm but even loved to eat them more. Patsy loved animals especially her dogs. Patsy was a wonderful wife, loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend and will be missed.
She is survived by her son, Sam and wife Melody Gould of Omaha, her grandchildren, Kaley and John Gould. Her sister, Madelyn and Jerry Brazier of Tennessee.
Visitation for Patsy will be on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Cox & Son Funeral Home in Ridgway. Her funeral service will follow the visitation starting at 1:00 PM at the funeral home with Rev. Jarrod Barton officiating. Interment will follow at the Hazel Ridge Cemetery near her farm home in Omaha.
You may leave a note of comfort to the family at www.coxandson.com
Mary Elizabeth Rumage
Mary Elizabeth Rumage age 84 of Ridgway but formerly of Kentucky died peacefully at the home of her daughter on Monday, February 03, 2014. Mary was born in Rumsey, Ky on July 27, 1929 to the late Ben Gunterman and Hazel (Sweeeney) Garrison. Mary was a homemaker her entire life. She was raised Catholic. She love to garden and cook but her life has been her family especially helping raise her grandchildren. Mary was a wonderful soul and will be missed.
Visitation for Mary will be on Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Cox & Son funeral home in Ridgway, IL. Her funeral will then follow as a graveside service at the Ross Cemetery in Kentucky. Rev. Gary Popp will officiate
Mary is survived by 2 daugthers, Elizabeth (Bryan) Goben of Evansville, IN and Charlotte Myers of Ridgway. 2 sisters, Grace Mills and Gwen Hines both of Indiana, 16 Grandchildren, 27 Great Grandchildren and 2 Great Great Grandchildren. She was preceded in death by 2 sons, Hugh Taylor and Harold Cauley and 1 daughter, Linda Popp.
Condolences can be sent at www.coxandson.com
Ivan G. Steele
Ivan G. Steele, age 71 of New Haven, Il died on Sunday, February 2, 2014. Ivan was born in New Haven on March 20, 1942 to the late Matthew and Opal (Simmons) Steele. Ivan had worked most of his life on the farm. He was a very social guy and had a lot of friends. He lived in the fullest always having fun, a smile or a joke for you. He will be remembered by many on his age, he would always say he was 27. Ivan will be missed by many.
Ivan is survived by his 2 daughters, Sandy (Danny) Hubbard of Harrisburg and Teresa Steele of Columbus, OH. 3 brothers, Allen (Sue) Steele of Shawneetown, John (Diane) Steele of Shawneetown and Glendal Steele of New Haven. 2 sisters, Esther Steele of Galatia, IL and Shirley Stricklin of Harrisburg, IL. 5 Grandchildren and 9 Great Grandchildren.
Visitation for Ivan will be on Wednesday, February 5, 2014, from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Cox & Son funeral home in New Haven. His funeral service will be at the funeral home on Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 11:00 AM. The service will be conducted by his family and friends. Interment will follow at the Union Ridge Cemetery near New Haven.
You may send a note of comfort to the family at www.coxandson.com
Betty Evelyn Ledbetter, 79, of Harrisburg, IL., formerlyRosic
She is survived by two daughters Janice Lynn and FrankJoiner(Sulfer Louisiana), Sheila and D.J. McGuire, (New Haven, Illinois) Granddaughters: Angie(Danny) Sweet, Jennifer(Brandon) Milligan and Alyssa McGuire. Grandson: Billy(Steffanie) Ferrell and three great-grandchildren. One brother, four sister-in-laws, twobrother-in-laws, and several nieces and nephews.
She was proceeded in death by her parents, husband, sister Lucille Keaton and brother Richard Croft.
Hardin County Funeral Services, Cox Funeral Home is in charge of services. Visitation will be
In Lieu of Flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.