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JoAnne Welty-Ferrill MT. STERLING, IL - JoAnne Carol Welty-Ferrill, 52, passed away at 3:30 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill. Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in The State Journal-Register on Jan. 21, 2015
WHEELER, Wendell J. - Springfield  
Wendell J. Wheeler SPRINGFIELD - Wendell J. Wheeler, 88, died at 10:05 p.m. on Wednesday, January 14, 2015, at Memorial Medical Center. Wendell was born June 5, 1926, in Jacksonville, the son of Wendell Grove and Mildred Thrasher Wheeler. He married Mary Alice Harwood in 1947; she preceded him in death on April 6, 2013. Wendell proudly served his country in the United States Navy. He was a 60-year member of Carpenters Local #270 and the owner of Wheeler Construction until his retirement. He was also an avid Chicago Cubs fan. He was also preceded in death by his parents and one daughter, Linda Lund, in 2001. He is survived by one son, David (wife, Patricia) Wheeler of Petersburg; two daughters, Terry McMillan of Springfield and Karen (husband, Bill) Dodd of Normal; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one brother, Charles (wife, Barbara) Wheeler of Springfield; one sister, Donna Blankenship of Springfield; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Visitation: Family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 20, 2015, at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. 6th St., Springfield. Funeral Ceremony: 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 21, 2015, at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, with Pastor Michael Keppler officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery with military honors provided. Memorial contributions may be made to Shriner's Hospital for Children, 2001 S. Lindberg Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63131-3597, or Springfield Southern Baptist Church, 225 North Grand Ave., East, Springfield, IL 62702. Please visit to offer your condolences.
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Published in The State Journal-Register from Jan. 18 to Jan. 19, 2015
WHITACRE, Norma Jean  
Norma Jean Whitacre JACKSONVILLE, IL - Norma Jean Whitacre, 77, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at Heritage Health in Jacksonville. Buchanan & Cody Funeral Home in Jacksonville is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in The State Journal-Register on Jan. 24, 2015
WHITLOCK Sr., Warren Glen  
Warren Glen Whitlock, Sr. HILLSBORO, IL - Warren Glen Whitlock, Sr., 94, died at 5:15 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at Montgomery Nursing & Rehab Center in Taylor Springs, Ill. Bass Patton and Dean Funeral Home in Hillsboro is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in The State Journal-Register on Jan. 19, 2015
WOOD, Juanita M. - Springfield  
Juanita M. Wood SPRINGFIELD, IL - Juanita M. Wood, 80, of Springfield, died at 7:02 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, at St. John's Hospital. Juanita was born April 13, 1934, in Springfield, the daughter of William M. and Blanche Cook Staples. She married Jerry A. Wood on Sept. 3, 1955, in Springfield. Juanita enjoyed raising orchids, loved to needlepoint, and was an avid Bible reader. She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers: Irvin, John and Alvey; three sisters: Helen Moorehead, Marian Turley and Jean Felber; and one infant sister. She is survived by her husband, Jerry A. Wood, Sr; four sons, Jerry A. Wood, Jr., Richard W. Wood, and John Eric Wood all of Springfield, and Robert Charles Wood of Edinburg; one daughter, Sandra Lynn Painter of Springfield; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Memorial Gathering: The family will host a memorial gathering from 4:30-7:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at Heartland Metropolitan Community Church, 402 N. Dawson St., Springfield. Memorial contributions may be made to: The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, Midwest Affiliate, Memorial & Tributes Lockbox, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674. Cremation was accorded by Lincoln Land Cremation Society.
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Published in The State Journal-Register from Jan. 21 to Jan. 22, 2015
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