Marilyn Lemeron, Peggy Diane Robbins, Shirley Ann Wilson

Marilyn Lemeron

Marilyn Lemeron, 69, of Lawrenceville, Illinois, died on Tuesday, July 16, 2019.

She was a homemaker and attended Highway Church of God.

Survivors include her husband, Wayne Lemeron; three daughters: Shannon Hughes, Dedra Lewis and Jackie Weidner; and two sisters: Anita Stuart and Cheryl Walker.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. CDT on Friday the May Chapel Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Highway Church of God Parsonage Stairway Project. Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, Illinois is in charge of the arrangements.

Online condolences may be made at www.emmonsmaceysteffey.com.

Peggy Diane Robbins

Peggy Diane (Wilkerson) Robbins, 73, of Bicknell, passed away on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at her residence.

She was born on April 1, 1946 in Vincennes, the daughter of James Marshall and Carol Louise (Johnson) Wilkerson. On Nov. 9, 1964 she married Jerry Dean Robbins in Crawford County, Illinois, and he preceded her in death on Dece. 13, 2001. Peggy attended North Knox High School were she graduated in 1964. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bicknell where she served as the custodian for over 30 years. She was a member of the Francis Vigo Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Hoosier Historians Genealogical Society, where she was the editor of the newsletter for several years, and she was also a member of the Vincennes Northwestern Territory Genealogical Society. She was active in genealogy and loved her children and grandchildren dearly. 

She is survived by her children, Crystal Nwadike and her husband, Desmond, of Bicknell, Jerry D. Robbins Jr. and his wife, Kim, of Edwardsport and William Robbins and his wife, Autumn, of Bicknell; five grandchildren, Jerry Robbins and his wife, Kassie, Devon Robbins and his wife Kirsten, William Robbins, Jeri Ewert, and Walter Alan Ewert III; her special niece, Denia Bright Griffith of Jasonville and her children, Heather Hoke and her husband, Aaron, her son, Owen Gambill, and daughter, Heidi Hoke, a step-son, Tanner Hoke, and Jake Thomas and his wife, Emily, and Joey Thomas. Peggy also leaves several other nieces, nephews and cousins, and her special friend, Gary Cassady.

Along with her husband, Peggy was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Anita Carol Wilkerson Bright Phillips; a brother, Russell Duane Wilkerson; and an aunt, Lela Mae Anderson.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. on Saturday at Fredrick and Son McClure Utt Funeral Home, Bicknell Chapel, 109 E. Sixth St. Burial will be in Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be 10 a.m. until the hour of services on Saturday at the funeral home. Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Home Bicknell Chapel was entrusted with Funeral services.

Online condolences may be made at www.fredrickandson.com.

Shirley Ann Wilson

Shirley Ann Wilson, 86, of Oaktown, passed away on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at Good Samaritan Hospital.  

She was born on Dec. 22, 1932, in Carlisle, the daughter of C. Floyd and Irene (Evinger) Horton. On Aug. 12, 1959 she married Owen Wilson and he preceded her in death on Oct. 28,1997.

Shirley is survived by her children, Kevin Wilson and his wife, Marsha, of Washington, and Karen Eveland and her husband, Marion, of Indianapolis; a daughter in-law, Linda Wilson of Oakland City; five grandchildren, Phillip Wilson and his wife, Wendy, of Evansville, Rachel Plunkett and her husband, Brian, of Indianapolis, Emily Hill of Washington, Eric Wilson and his wife, Emily, of Mount Carmel, Illinois, and Brock Eveland of Indianapolis; and 10 great-grandchildren..

Along with her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Anthony Wilson; sisters Phyllis Giordano and Doris Wildman; and brothers Bernard Horton and Norman Horton.

Visitation will be 10-10:45 a.m. on Saturday at Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Home, Oaktown Chapel, 100 W. Main St. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. on Saturday at Oaktown Cemetery with Rev. James Myers presiding. Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Home Oaktown Chapel handled the arrangements.

Online condolences may be made at www.fredrickandson.com.

FUNERALS

Cook, Kristen Michelle, died July 14. Services: 1 p.m. on Friday at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Visitation: 10 a.m. until the hour of services on Friday at the funeral home. Memorials: Arthritis Association. Condolences: www.goodwinfamilyfh.com.

Musgrove, Sharon S., died July 13. Services: 11 a.m. CDT today at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home, Lawrenceville, Illinois. Burial: Crest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials: Leukemia Society of America. Condolences: www.emmonsmaceysteffey.com.

Richardville, Donna A., died July 16. Services: 10 a.m. on Friday at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Burial: Mount Calvary Cemetery. Visitation: 4-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorials: Vincennes Parks and Recreation Department.

Vaughn, Wilma Jean, died July 14. Services: 11 a.m. on Saturday at Memorial Park Cemetery. Condolences: www.fredrickandson.com.

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