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Janet Angelly

Janet F. Angelly
4/18/1949 - 1/28/2014

Janet F. Angelly

Janet F. Angelly, age 64 of Harrisburg but formerly of Shawneetown died peacefully surrounded by her family in Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN.   Janet was born in Old Shawneetown on April 18, 1949 to the late Jack and Opal (Hise) Warden.  On March 13, 1965 she married Floyd Angelly.  She was a homemaker and loved to take care of be around her family especially her grandchildren.   She loved to play Bingo and never met a stranger.  Janet had a contagious smile and always wanted to talk with you when she saw you.  She was a wonderful wife, loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend and will be missed.

Janet is survived by her husband Floyd Angelly of Harrisburg, 2 daughters, Tammy Pindell of Harrisburg, and Sandy Angelly of Raleigh, NC.  2 Sons, Michael Hershey of Cave In Rock, IL and Jason Hershey of Boston, MA.  3 sisters, Kay Rehbein of Junction, IL, Sue Darnell of Sturgis, KY, and Barbara Byrd of Fayetteville, NC.  1 brother, Jackie Warden of Shawneetown, IL.  8 Grandchildren and 1 Great Grandchild.  She was preceded in death by her parents, a son Billy Jack Angelly, and a brother Donald Warden.

Visitation for Janet will be on Friday, January 31, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Cox & Son Funeral Home in Shawneetown.  Her funeral service will immediately follow at the funeral home starting at 1:00 PM.  Rev. Jack Hall will officiate and interment will follow in the Westwood Cemetery in Shawneetown.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made in her memory to the St. Judes Children Hospital, envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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Betty Evelyn Ledbetter

Betty Evelyn Ledbetter, 79, of Harrisburg, IL., formerlyRosiclare, IL., passed away on Wednesday January 15, 2014 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Hardin County, IL. on December 11, 1934 to Clyde and Clata Croft. 

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 Saturday January 18, 2014 from 5-8 pm.  Services will be Sunday January 19, 2014 at 1pm at the funeral home.  Rev. Butch Gowins will officiate the service.  Barial will be at Fluorine Cemetery in Rosiclare, IL.

In Lieu of Flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois.  Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Jordan Kull

Jordan Kull is the son of Lynn & Debbie (Drone) formerly of Ridgway and the grandson of Bill & Dot Drone of Ridgway.  Jordan also lived in Ridgway for awhile with his grandparents.

Jordan Joseph Kull, age 31, of Alamont, IL, died on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 at the St. Anthony Hospital in Effingham, IL.  Jordan was born March 27, 1982 at St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, Effingham, IL.  He was the second child born into the Christian family of Lynn A. and Debra Ann (Drone) Kull. Jordan grew up with older sister, Audrey and younger brother, Trenton.  Jordan was baptized and confirmed into his faith at the Immanuel Lutheran Church. He was the 5th generation as a life-long member of Immanuel Lutheran Church.  Jordan received his education from the Altamont Lutheran Interparish School, Altamont Community High School, Lakeland and Galesburg Community College.   


Jordan was most proud of is his son; Noah Kadan Kull Klimpel.  Jordan loved to play and watch Noah in all of his sport activities.  Athletics, weight lifting and boxing was a hobby where Jordan found so much enjoyment.  Jordan never met a stranger.  His charming smile, good heartedness and generosity touched so many lives.  

He was especially fond of his grandparents, Gramms and Papa, his Aunt Patty and mentor, Pastor Lowell Donnelley. 


He is survived by His:


Parents:                                  Lynn A. and Debra Ann (Drone) Kull          of Altamont, Illinois


Grandparents:                        Bill and Dorothy (Rash) Drone                     of, Ridgway Illinois


2 -Sons:                                  Noah Kadan Kull Klimpel                             of Altamont, Illinois

                                                Desmond James Klimpel                               of Altamont, Illinois


1- Brother:                 Trenton William (companion, Amber Schultze) Kull     of Altamont, IL


1-Sister:                      Audrey Ann (companion, Lucas Lilly) Kull              of New Orleans, LA


2-Uncles:                                Tony Kull                                                         of Altamont, Illinois

                                                Jeff Drone                                                      of Altamont, Illinois


2 – Aunts:                               Patricia (husband, David) Emerson             of Indianapolis, IN

                                                Angela (husband, Larry) Ohnesorge            of Sun City, Arizona


Several Relatives and Friends


He was preceded in death by His: Grandparents:   Woodrow A. and Vera (Munzel) Kull


Visitation for family and friends will be conducted from 4:00pm-8:00pm on Friday evening, January 17, 2014 at the Kull Funeral Chapel, Altamont, Illinois. A second visitation will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Church from 10:00 am until 11:00 am or the time of the funeral services at the church.  Rev. Dr. James F. Wright will be officiating and interment will follow at the Union Cemetery in Altamont.

In Lieu of flowers: Memorials they may be directed to the ALIS Athletic Department, Whoo Hoo Sisterhood or Donor’s Choice



Roy Lane

Roy E. Lane
6/9/1940 - 1/13/2014

Roy  E. Lane

Roy E. Lane, age 73 of Ridgway died on Monday, January 13, 2014 in Ferrell Hospital in Eldorado, IL after an extended illness.  Roy was born in Old Shawneetown on June 9, 1940 to the late Willie and Mae (Blakley) Lane.  Roy had worked his entire life as a mechanic.  He was married to Nina (Reeder) Lane who preceded him in death in 2012.  Roy love the outdoors and was a really good fisherman on the river.  He always enjoyed visiting and being around his friends. Roy was a member of the Church of God.   He will be missed.

Roy is survived by 4 Daughters, Carolyn Sauls of Shawneetown, Marlene (Teddy) Moore of Shawneetown, Tina (Ray) Wright of Sturgis, KY, and Jeannie (Frank) O’Neal of Ridgway. 
3 Step Daughters, Rosalie Jackson and Debbie McCarty both of Junction, IL, and Marilyn(Russell) Martin of Texas.  2 Brothers, Bill (Pat) Lane of Cave in Rock, IL, and Mack (Debbie) Lane of Eldorado. 2 Sisters, Melva Chapman of Ridgway and Ellen Darter of Marion, Il., 14 grandchildren, 19 great Grandchildren.  Many nieces and nephews. A special friend Dot Winters.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Nina, a son Kenneth Lane, 2 brothers, John and Larry Lane and sisters, Betty Kerley, Della Price and Lillie Lane and great grandchild Riley Rhodes.

Visitation for Roy will be on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at the Cox & Son Funeral Home in Ridgway from 2:00PM to 3:00 PM.  His funeral will immediately follow at the funeral home with Rev. Lyndal Sork officiating.  Interment will follow at the Westwood Cemetery in Shawneetown.

Sherry Lynn Boulds

Sherry Lynn Boulds
5/24/1956 - 1/11/2014

Sherry Lynn Boulds

Sherry Lynn Boulds, age 57 of Ridgway died suddenly in Deaconess Hospital in Evansville IN from an apparent heart problem.  She was surrounded by her family when she left this life.  Lynn as most knew her was born a career military child, being born at the Eglin Air Force Base in Florida.   Her parents were Charles and Evelyn (Shepard) Porter both deceased.  The Porter family moved to Ridgway in the early 1970’s and Lynn graduated high school in Ridgway.  On September 28, 1973 she married the love of her life, Jim Boulds who was tragically killed in an automobile accident in 1996.  She started working for the Wabash Area Development Area (WADI) in the dietary department.  Her love was to help the Head Start Families.

Lynn loved to read and was a very intelligent person.  She loved her family as that was so important to her.  She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend and will be greatly missed.

Lynn is survived by 2 sons, Jason Boulds of Ridgway, and Jared Boulds of Tucson, AZ, and a daughter Dana Boulds of Ridgway, she is also survived by 3 grandchildren,  Jaime Reynolds, Cassidy & Caleb Boulds.  Lynn is also survived by 2 sisters, Kim Tipton and Myra Willis of Ridgway and her mother in law, Margaret Boulds of Ridgway.  Lynn is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Jim, her brother, Wes Porter and her father in law, Ed Boulds.

Visitation for Lynn will be on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at the Cox & Son Funeral Home in Ridgway from 12 Noon till 1:00PM.  A graveside service will follow at the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery with family and friends presiding.

In lieu of flowers Lynn had requested that donations be made to the Head Start Program at WADI.  Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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