Heather Louise Frye, Edward Eugene Hamilton Sr.

Heather Louise Frye

Heather Louise Frye, 39, of Bicknell, died on Tuesday, May 5, 2020.

She attended the Lyons Community Church.

Survivors include her husband, Charles Logan Bailey Frye; her children, Sky Coe, Gage Coe, Victor Frye, and Brennan Frye; and her siblings, Bill Loving, Crystal Loving, Amanda Drogich, and Jennifer Helton.

Private services due to the COVID-19 pandemic will be held at Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Home, Bicknell Chapel.

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

Edward Eugene Hamilton Sr.

Edward Eugene “Gene” Hamilton Sr., 87, of Sumner, Illinois, died on Sunday, May 10, 2020.

He was a driller in the oil fields and a member of the Sumner Free Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Wanda (Harms) Hamilton; his son, Edward Eugene Hamilton Jr.; his daughter, Nancy Cochran; his sister, Starlene Starkey; and two brothers, Jack Hamilton and John Hamilton.

Private funeral services will be Thursday at Glasser Funeral Home in Bridgeport, Illinois. Interment will be in the Christy Township Cemetery in Sumner.

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

PENDING

Rita J. Taylor, 90, of Vincennes, passed away Tuesday morning at her home with her family at her bedside. Arrangements are pending at Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home. 

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