White County Obituaries

Obits: The Carmi Times, October 27, 2002, White County, Illinois
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Name   LEONBERGER, Butch
Date of Birth  1 September 1947
Age     55
City and County of Birth     Carmi, White County, IL
Date of Death     Thursday, 24 September 2002
Formerly of  Carmi, White County, IL
City and County of Death    Marion County, IL (Marion V.A. Hospital in Marion)
Place of Internment  White County Memorial Garden (near Carmi), conducting graveside military services
Date of Newspaper    25 September 2002
Name of Newspaper      The Carmi Times, http://www.carmitimes.com

Mary Sue Lynn

Mary Sue Lynn, 74, of Enfield, died Friday afternoon, January 19, 2001 at the White County Skilled Care in Carmi. She was born July 7, 1926 in Tulu, KY, the daughter of Daniel Linford and Nellie (Johnston) Lynn. She is survived by two sons, Paul Richard Hargrove of Enfield and Roger Dale Hargrove of Kentucky, four daughters, Elizabeth Jane Pullium of Hartford, Doris Jean Miller of Woodriver, Katherine A. Turner of Carmi and Connie Sue Hargrove of Norris City, nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren,
and three brothers, Richard Lynn of Evansville, Daniel Lynn and James Lynn both of Marion, KY. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter in infancy and two sisters, Viva Butler and Mae Murray.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, January 22, 2001 at the Harkin Cemetery in Tulu, KY. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Sunday, January 21, 2001 at the Kittinger-Fair Funeral Home in Carmi.

        Ellen L. Lee, 86 of Carmi died Sunday evening January 2, 2000 at the White County Medical Center.  She was born January 4, 1913 near Norris City, the daughter of William Jasper and Eliza Ellen (Freeland) Mossberger.

    She was married to Glenard M. Lee on January 22, 1930 and he preceded her in death on March 29, 1999.

    Mrs. Lee was a member of the First Baptist Church in Carmi.

    She is survived by one son, Gary Lee of Del Mar, California; and one sister, Helen Leikauf of Harrisburg.  She was preceded in death by three brothers, Oren, Bill and Kern Mossberger, and one sister Emma Fulkerson.

    Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, January 6, 2000 at the Kittinger-Fair Funeral Home in Carmi with burial in White County Memorial Garden.  Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday January 5, 2000 at the funeral home.

Velma N. Lampp, 85, of Carmi, died Thursday morning February 10, 2000 at White County Skilled Care.  She was born June 6, 1914 in Crossville, the daughter of Oscar and Nora (Brown) Bradshaw.  She was married to Herman Lampp on June 25, 1941 and he preceded her in death on July 29, 1995.

    Velma had been a member of Stokes Chapel Methodist Church and had worked at Aisnsbrook as a seamstress for many years.

    She is survived by one sister Violet Flemming of Enfield.  She was preceded in death by one brother and one sister.

    Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 12, 2000 at the Kittinger-Fair Funeral Home in Carmi with burial in White County Memorial Garden.  Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time at the funeral home on Saturday.

Lela J. Lee, 90 of Enfield, died Monday afternoon October 9, 2000 at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Evansville, In. She was born November 26, 1909 in Enfield, the daughter of Samuel S. and Lillie J. (Duncan) Staley. She was married to William H. Lee on November 19, 1945 and he preceded her in death on April, 1983.

Mrs. Lee and her husband lived and worked for over 30 years in Rockford, Il before returning to Enfield. She is a member of the Enfield United Methodist Church.

She is survived by one daughter, Mary Jane Smallwood of Granville; one son and daughter-in-law, Charles Sherman and Terry Turrentine of Newark, Ca; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers, George, Frank, Arthur, Tom Staley, and one in infancy, and three sisters, Pines Ruegg, Flora Grischkowsky and one in infancy.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday October 12, 2000 at the Elledge Funeral Home in Enfield with Rev. Mike Buckman officiating. Burial will be in Enfield Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday October 11, 2000 at the funeral home.

Darrel E. Langford

Darrel E. Langford, 89, of Carmi died Monday afternoon April 16, 2001 at the White County Skilled Care Unit. He was born September 27, 1911 in the Wabash Bottoms of White County, the son of Victor and Icey (Hart) Langford. He married Gladys Hargrave on April 14, 1935 in Harrisburg and they just celebrated 66 years of marriage.

Mr. Langford had been a manager at Ainsbrooke for 44 years. He was a lifelong resident of Carmi and graduated from Carmi High School in 1928. He was an avid hunter and dog breeder. He raised and sold English Setters all over the world. He wrote a series of articles of local interest for the Carmi Times. He was a member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife Gladys; one son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Darlene Langford of Melbourne, FL; three grandchildren, David, Donald, and Douglas Langford; five great-grandchildren, Jason, Justin, Ainslie, Andrew, and Zachary Langford; one brother and sister-in-law, Norman and Dorothy Langford of Norris City, and one sister, Iris Sielaff of DesPlaines; also survived by several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, and two sisters, Murriel Smith, Doris Odegaard.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday April 20, 2001 at the Kittinger-Fair Funeral Home in Carmi with burial in Kuykendall Cemetery. Visitation will be on Thursday April 19, 2001 from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Edgar R. Lytle

Edgar R. Lytle, 71, of Carmi, died Sunday morning, August 26, 2001 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville. He was born April 30, 1930 in Gibson County, Indiana, the son of Edison Ray and Thelma Louise (Pyle) Lytle.

Mr. Lytle worked for many years in the oilfields. He loved to hunt and fish, and enjoyed his children and grandchildren. He was a member of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

He is survived by one son, Ray Lytle of New Orleans, Louisiana; three daughters and sons-in-law, Jane and Lynn Simmons of Enfield, Tonya and Kelley Vaupel of Carmi, and Angie and Mike Pfister of Arthur; nine grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Betty Harris of Evansville and Marietta House of North Little Rock, Arkansas; two half brothers, Johnnie Lytle and Ronnie Lytle both of Malvern, Arkansas. He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Max, and two grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday August 28, 2001 at the Kittinger-Fair Funeral Home in Carmi with graveside rites at the Mt. Olive Cemetery in Mt. Olympus, Indiana. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time on Tuesday at the funeral home.

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