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Donald Lee “Don” Agans Sr., 85, of Savoy passed away on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.He was born in Rushville on July 15, 1928, to Walter and Esther Blackburn Agans. He married Geraldine Lashmett in Winchester on Dec. 3, 1950, and she survives.
Richard Bailey, 80, of Sidney passed away at 4:25 p.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014, at home.Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Monday, April 21, at Freese Funeral Home, Sidney, with Rev. Barry West officiating. Burial was in Mount Hope Cemetery, Sidney. Visitation was from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Lyla Winifred Coatney, 95, of Sullivan, formerly of Savoy and Mahomet, died at 5 a.m. Friday, April 18, 2014, at Mason Point Nursing Center, Sullivan. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Morgan Memorial Home, 1304 Regency Drive West, Savoy.
Margie Pyles Fong, 78, of Sanford, N.C., died Friday, April 11, 2014, at Sanford Health & Rehab in Sanford.Memorial services were held on Saturday, April 19, at Greenwood Cemetery in Shreveport, La.Born Dec. 7, 1935, she was a daughter of the late Manuel Dickson Pyles and Ruby Eubanks Pyles.
Jane (Brown) Freels, 81, died at 8:35 a.m. Friday, April 18, 2014, at C-U Regional Rehabilitation, Savoy.Jane will be laid to rest in Grandview Memorial Gardens, Champaign.Owens Funeral Home, Champaign, is assisting the family with arrangements.She was born on March 28, 1933, at Evansville, Ind.
Charles “Bud” Marcellus, 81, of Champaign passed away on Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home.He was born Feb. 10, 1933, in Dewey to Charles and Sylvia (Mitchell) Marcellus. Charles graduated from Fisher High School in 1950 and married his high school sweetheart, Barbara Hansens, on Sept. 16, 1953.