Raymond Martin Edgin, Leann M. Hicks, Mildred L. Judy, Walter McFarland II, Stanley Shoulders Sr.

Raymond Martin Edgin

Raymond Martin Edgin, 94, of St. Francisville, Illinois, died on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019.

He worked as a tree trimmer and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

Survivors include his children, Charles Edgin, Joseph Edgin, John Edgin and Virginia Rhodes; a sister, Betty Pinnick; and a brother, Forrest Edgin.

Raymond’s wishes were to be cremated. Burial will be at a later date. Glasser Funeral Home is trusted with the arrangements.

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

Leann M. Hicks

Leann M. Hicks, 44, of Vincennes, died at 3:51 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019.

She attended The Edge church.

Survivors include her father Jimmy Peters; her children, April Combs, Christina Combs and Terry Sutton; and her sisters Debbie Lewis and Missy Wininger.

Services will be 1 p.m. on Monday, at New Heart Church, 1134 Broadway St. Visitation will be noon until the hour of services on Monday at the church. Goodwin Funeral Home is entrusted to arrangements.

Mildred L. Judy

Mildred L. Judy, 90, of Lawrenceville, Illinois, passed away on Monday, Dec. 16, 2019 at her residence.

She was born on March 1, 1929 in Lawrence County, Illinois, the daughter of Freeman Charles and Effie N. (Crozier) Salesman. She married Cecil E. “Bud: Judy on May 21, 1949 and he preceded her in death on Aug. 31, 2011. Mildred lived her entire life in Lawrence County. She was a retired farmer's wife, who enjoyed her free time fishing, camping, and traveling. She also enjoyed spending time with her children, granddaughters, and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include one daughter, Brenda Mushrush and her husband, Caroll, of Chauncey, Illinois; one son, Charles “Chuck” Judy and his wife, Dawn, of Lawrenceville; three granddaughters, Amy Belding and her husband, Todd, of Cypress, Texas, Tammy Berger and her husband, Glenn, of Bloomington, and Kari Wagner and her husband, Cody, of Bloomington; five great-granddaughters; two great-grandsons; one brother, Charles Salesman of Robinson, Illinois; one sister, Dorothy Selby of Augusta, Kentucky; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death were her parents, husband, three brothers, and one sister.

Mildred’s wishes were to be cremated, with a private family burial at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lawrence County Senior Citizens or the Lawrence County Humane Society. Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, Illinois is in charge of the arrangements.

Please visit www.emmonsmaceysteffey.com to view the tribute and to send condolences.

Walter McFarland II

Walter Robert Emison “Spider” McFarland II, 65, of Vincennes, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019 at Good Samaritan Hospital after a long battle with different health complications. He had been hospitalized since Sept. 12.

Bob was born at Good Samaritan Hospital on Sept. 15, 1954 and graduated from Lincoln High School in 1972. From there he went to Indiana University, then to Florida State University, and returned home to go into the insurance business with his dad who was ill at the time. After his dad passed, Bob continued with the insurance business until the business sold. He then went to Fort Myers, Florida, for three years and worked at a golf course in the pro shop. He later returned to Vincennes and went to work for Dick Leonard Ford for almost five years, and then worked for Wilson Motors for almost seven years, and then to Memering Motorplex for 16 years. He met is wife, Vicky, in November of 1991 and they were married on March 22, 1992, and they would’ve been married for 28 years in March 2020. My husband “Spider” was the love of my life and my soul mate and very best friend. I loved him with all my heart.

All who knew “Spider” knew what a kind, generous, big-hearted soul he had. He was always fair and honest with his customers and they continued to come back to him for 28 years. Also, everyone knew what a prankster he was. I know how much he loved Gary and Sherry Memering and everyone at Memering Motorplex. He will be missed very much by all. I never knew how much he was loved by so many friends since he became ill, the cards, the prayers, the phone calls, were so many. We also enjoyed sitting out in our front porch bird watching. His Aunt Babb gave us bird books and when we wouldn’t know one, we would grab the books. He always told me did you ever think we would be getting this old to be doing this. We also enjoyed our Sunday drives where we would often pack a picnic lunch and drive to Kentucky Lake.

Bob was a big IU, Packers, and Yankees fan. He would sit in his man cave and whoop and holler so loud he would make our pets jump. He also loved our pets and lost three dogs and a cat as we have had a cat now for a year. He enjoyed them so much, I want everyone to know how much he was loved and will be missed by all.

“Spider” was a great golfer and enjoyed it until a back injury several years ago slowed him down. We enjoyed going fishing, packing a picnic lunch, and sitting in our chairs all day. We also enjoyed our favorite vacation trip over the years to Fort Walton Beach, Florida, as that was our favorite place as half of his ashes will be placed in the ocean there and the other half placed with his parents and grandparents.

He is survived by his sister, Marsha B. McFarland and her companion, Charles Aagener of Helen, Montana; his brothers, Scott E. McFarland of Marion and Thomas C. McFarland and his wife, Jan, of Loveland, Colorado. Also surviving are his wife, Vicky McFarland; two children, John Martin and his wife, Barbie, and Lynne Alton and her husband, Rusty; his grandchildren, Colton Wilson and his wife, Krys, Zach and Emma Martin, Colin Johnson, Laurel Alton, Garrett Alton, Chris Alton and his wife, Kenzie, and Shaylan Alton; his great grandchildren Naomi, Cheyenne, Sydney, Hayleigh, and one on the way, Blaire Dean Wilson; his sisters-in-law Deann Hendrix, Rita George, Jean Hall, Shirley George, and Bonnie Vance; his brothers-in-law, Ronnie Miller, Tony Miller, and Mark Vance; along with several cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Walter R.E. and June E. McFarland; his grandparents Walter C. and Martha E. McFarland, and Carl G. and Eva J. Breyer; his aunts and uncles, Barbara A. Cavanaugh and her husband, Dr. John R. Cavanaugh, and Suzanne Ward and her husband, Donald E. Ward; his brothers-in-law, James W. George, Edgar R. George, George Hendrix, and Henry Hall; and his sister-in-law, Patty Willis

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. on Jan. 18, 2020 at Gardner Brockman Funeral Home, 505 Main St., with Rusty Thorne officiating. Burial will be private. Viewing will be 11 a.m. am until the hour of services on Jan. 18 at the funeral home. The family requests that in lieu of flowers memorial contributions be made to the funeral home for funeral expenses.

Stanley Shoulders Sr.

Stanley Shoulders Sr., 72, of Bridgeport, Illinois, died on Monday, Dec. 16, 2019.

He was retired from Hershey Chocolate Co. He was a U.S. Army veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Terresa (Conover) Shoulders; his children, Robert Shoulders, Jason Shoulders, Stanley “JR” Shoulders Jr., Eric Dunlap and Shanda Phillips; and his brothers Gerald Shoulders and Harold Shoulders.

Stanley’s wishes were to be cremated with a private service and burial at a later date. Glasser Funeral Home is trusted with the arrangements.

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


Baker, Don G., died Dec. 13. Services: 1 p.m. today at First United Methodist Church, 411 N. Fourth St. Visitation: noon until the hour of services today at the church.

Boberg, Etta Mae, died Dec. 15. Services: 11 a.m. on Saturday at Bethel Church. Burial: Bethel Cemetery. Visitation: 10 a.m. until the hour of services on Saturday at the church. Condolences: www.fredrickandson.com

Bolk, Patricia L., died Dec. 10. Services: 10:30 a.m. on Jan. 4, 2020 at Marquette Manor Senior Living, Indianapolis. Burial: Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. until the hour of services on Jan. 4 at Marquette Manor. Memorials: Kiwanis Club of Indianapolis Foundation, 320 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46204.

Whiting, Robert Edward, died Dec. 17. Visitation: 4-7 p.m. today at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Condolences: www.goodwinfamilyfh.com.


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