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Almost Home Cemetery and Cremations

974 North Illini Road
Oakley, IL 62501
(217) 763-6333
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Gregg Allman laid to rest next to brother Duane in Macon - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Southern rock behemoth The Allman Brothers Band, received his final blessings at a Rose Hill Cemetery grave site, mere feet from his sibling, as well as fellow Allman Brothers Band mate Berry Oakley.Allman died on May 27 at the age of 69 from complications due to liver cancer.A bagpiper puffed the mournful tones of “Amazing Grace” as a procession including Allman’s five children – Michael, Elijah Blue, Devon, Delilah Island and Layla Brooklyn – musicians Derek Trucks, Susan Tedeschi, Dickey Betts and Peter Frampton; Allman’s wife, Shannon; and ex-wife Cher slowly traversed the rocky walkway to Allman’s coffin.Thousands of fans, many holding up fingers in a peace gesture or waving homemade signs with declarations of Allman love, crowded on the stone steps above and around the flower-laden coffin, keeping a respectful distance from the family and close friends gathered under the green canopy.“We had to come down,” said Andrew Bleke, sweat-drenched in his Allman Brothers Band T-shirt. The Buckhead resident and his friends Ed Addison and Ballard Ward drove to Macon that morning, with Allman Brothers Band music blaring in the car. “That music just speaks to your soul. And the voice? Gregg’s voice is unmistakable.”Earlier in the day, several hundred fans set up lawn chairs under desperately sought squares of shade on the perimeter of Snow’s Mem...

Services - Twin Falls Times-News

Monday, March 27, 2017

Joel Heward Hansen Mortuary.Mildred WolfBURLEY—Mildred Wolf of Burley, funeral mass at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 30, 2017 at the St. Therese Little Flower Catholic Church, 1601 Oakley Ave., in Burley. A vigil for family and friends will be held at 10 a.m. with recitation of the Rosary beginning at 10:30 a.m. both prior to the service at the church. (Rasmussen Funeral Home of Burley) Sign up to get each day's obituaries sent to your email inbox .whatcounts-form-container.well { padding-bottom: 5px; } .whatcounts-form-container .left-col, .whatcounts-form-container .right-col{ float: left; width: 100%; max-width: 345px; } .whatcounts-form-container .left-col{ margin-right: 20px; } .whatcounts-form-container .whatcounts-min .left-col{ max-width: none; margin: 0; } .whatcounts-form-container .disclaimer { font-size: 13px; line-height: 14px; margin-bottom:10px; clear:both; } .whatcounts-form-container .input-group-addon.wc-addon-captcha{ padding: 4px 10px; border-left: 0; } Steve StandleeJEROME—Steve Standlee of Jerome, graveside services at 11 a.m., Friday, March 31, 2017 at the Jerome Cemetery. (Farnsworth Mortuary, 1343 S Lincoln, Jerome)Bonnie Jean HillJEROME—Bonnie Jean Hill of Jerome, celebration of life at 12:30 p.m., Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Potter Funeral Chapel, Emmett, Idaho. (Farnsworth Mortuary, Jerome)...

Marjorie Murphy

Monday, February 27, 2017

Saturday, February 18, 2017 in Sterling Village. Her husband Donald W. Murphy died in 2009. She leaves a son James Murphy and his wife Michelle of Middlefield, CT, a daughter Mary Elizabeth Coakley and her fiancé Brendan Regan of Leominster, two sisters; Mary Harris and Kathy Provost both of Port Charlotte, FL, four grandchildren; Lauren, Colleen, Benjamin & Colin and several nieces and nephews. Marjorie was born in Rochdale, daughter of James and Winifred Weir. She lived in Auburn for many years before moving to her daughter’s home in Leominster several years ago. She was a registered nurse starting her career at St. Vincent Hospital for several years then at Clark Manor Nursing Home which is now known as Parsons Hill Nursing Home where she ultimately retired from several years ago. She enjoyed reading, cooking and trips to the ocean especially to Cape Cod. She was an avid New England Patriots fan. Her greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Marjorie’s family on Thursday, February 23, 2017 from 5:00-7:00 PM in BRITTON-WALLACE FUNERAL HOME, 91 Central Street, Auburn. Her funeral will be Friday from the funeral home with a funeral Mass cel...

Obituaries for Sunday, Feb. 19 - Fresno Bee

Monday, February 20, 2017

Wesley Payne, 88, of Fresno died Feb. 14. He was a delivery truck driver. Graveside: 11 a.m. Feb. 23 at Belmont Memorial Park. Arrangements: Farewell Funeral Service.PERALTA — Helen Peralta, 84, of Oakley, formerly of Fresno, died Feb. 14. She was a homemaker. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. Feb. 20 at Whitehurst, Sullivan, Burns & Blair Funeral Home. Rosary: 7 p.m. Feb. 20 at the funeral home. Mass: 10 a.m. Feb. 21 at St. Mary Queen of Apostles Catholic Church. PEREZ — Benjamin Gonzalo Perez, 3, of Fresno died Feb. 14. He was the son of Chanel Perez and Gonzalo Perez Jr. Visitation: 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 21 at Farewell Funeral Service Chapel. Mass: 11 a.m. Feb. 22 at St. Agnes Mission Catholic Church. SANCHEZ — Angel Rose Sanchez, 20, of Fresno died Feb. 12. She was a food service clerk for Del Taco. Visitation: 2 to 6 p.m. Feb. 21 at Creighton Memorial Chapel. Rosary: 6 p.m. Feb. 21 at the funeral home. Mass: 11 a.m. Feb. 22 at Holy Family Catholic Church. SASSANO — Richard Gary Sassano, 78, of Clovis died Jan. 31. He was an auto repairman for 44 years. Graveside: 11 a.m. Feb. 24 at Clovis Cemetery. Arrangements: Boice Funeral Home.SCHNEIDER — Marie Sally Ann Schneider, 93, of Fresno died Feb. 6. She was a retired food industry packer. Rosary: 10:30 a.m. Feb. 22 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Feb. 22 at the church. Arrangements: Lisle Funeral Home.SOLORIO — Dorothy F. Solorio, 86, of Fresno died Feb. 6. She was a hospital laundry supervisor. Rosary: 10:30 a.m. Feb. 21 at Fresno Funeral Chapel. Graveside: 11:30 a.m. Feb. 21 at Belmont Memorial Park. TICKEL-ASKELAND — Darlene Tickel-Askeland, 55, of Las Vegas, formerly of Fresno, died Feb. 6. She was an insurance company claims adjustor...

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Gregg Allman laid to rest next to brother Duane in Macon - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Southern rock behemoth The Allman Brothers Band, received his final blessings at a Rose Hill Cemetery grave site, mere feet from his sibling, as well as fellow Allman Brothers Band mate Berry Oakley.Allman died on May 27 at the age of 69 from complications due to liver cancer.A bagpiper puffed the mournful tones of “Amazing Grace” as a procession including Allman’s five children – Michael, Elijah Blue, Devon, Delilah Island and Layla Brooklyn – musicians Derek Trucks, Susan Tedeschi, Dickey Betts and Peter Frampton; Allman’s wife, Shannon; and ex-wife Cher slowly traversed the rocky walkway to Allman’s coffin.Thousands of fans, many holding up fingers in a peace gesture or waving homemade signs with declarations of Allman love, crowded on the stone steps above and around the flower-laden coffin, keeping a respectful distance from the family and close friends gathered under the green canopy.“We had to come down,” said Andrew Bleke, sweat-drenched in his Allman Brothers Band T-shirt. The Buckhead resident and his friends Ed Addison and Ballard Ward drove to Macon that morning, with Allman Brothers Band music blaring in the car. “That music just speaks to your soul. And the voice? Gregg’s voice is unmistakable.”Earlier in the day, several hundred fans set up lawn chairs under desperately sought squares of shade on the perimeter of Snow’s Mem...

Services - Twin Falls Times-News

Monday, March 27, 2017

Joel Heward Hansen Mortuary.Mildred WolfBURLEY—Mildred Wolf of Burley, funeral mass at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 30, 2017 at the St. Therese Little Flower Catholic Church, 1601 Oakley Ave., in Burley. A vigil for family and friends will be held at 10 a.m. with recitation of the Rosary beginning at 10:30 a.m. both prior to the service at the church. (Rasmussen Funeral Home of Burley) Sign up to get each day's obituaries sent to your email inbox .whatcounts-form-container.well { padding-bottom: 5px; } .whatcounts-form-container .left-col, .whatcounts-form-container .right-col{ float: left; width: 100%; max-width: 345px; } .whatcounts-form-container .left-col{ margin-right: 20px; } .whatcounts-form-container .whatcounts-min .left-col{ max-width: none; margin: 0; } .whatcounts-form-container .disclaimer { font-size: 13px; line-height: 14px; margin-bottom:10px; clear:both; } .whatcounts-form-container .input-group-addon.wc-addon-captcha{ padding: 4px 10px; border-left: 0; } Steve StandleeJEROME—Steve Standlee of Jerome, graveside services at 11 a.m., Friday, March 31, 2017 at the Jerome Cemetery. (Farnsworth Mortuary, 1343 S Lincoln, Jerome)Bonnie Jean HillJEROME—Bonnie Jean Hill of Jerome, celebration of life at 12:30 p.m., Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Potter Funeral Chapel, Emmett, Idaho. (Farnsworth Mortuary, Jerome)...

Marjorie Murphy

Monday, February 27, 2017

Saturday, February 18, 2017 in Sterling Village. Her husband Donald W. Murphy died in 2009. She leaves a son James Murphy and his wife Michelle of Middlefield, CT, a daughter Mary Elizabeth Coakley and her fiancé Brendan Regan of Leominster, two sisters; Mary Harris and Kathy Provost both of Port Charlotte, FL, four grandchildren; Lauren, Colleen, Benjamin & Colin and several nieces and nephews. Marjorie was born in Rochdale, daughter of James and Winifred Weir. She lived in Auburn for many years before moving to her daughter’s home in Leominster several years ago. She was a registered nurse starting her career at St. Vincent Hospital for several years then at Clark Manor Nursing Home which is now known as Parsons Hill Nursing Home where she ultimately retired from several years ago. She enjoyed reading, cooking and trips to the ocean especially to Cape Cod. She was an avid New England Patriots fan. Her greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Marjorie’s family on Thursday, February 23, 2017 from 5:00-7:00 PM in BRITTON-WALLACE FUNERAL HOME, 91 Central Street, Auburn. Her funeral will be Friday from the funeral home with a funeral Mass cel...

Obituaries for Sunday, Feb. 19 - Fresno Bee

Monday, February 20, 2017

Wesley Payne, 88, of Fresno died Feb. 14. He was a delivery truck driver. Graveside: 11 a.m. Feb. 23 at Belmont Memorial Park. Arrangements: Farewell Funeral Service.PERALTA — Helen Peralta, 84, of Oakley, formerly of Fresno, died Feb. 14. She was a homemaker. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. Feb. 20 at Whitehurst, Sullivan, Burns & Blair Funeral Home. Rosary: 7 p.m. Feb. 20 at the funeral home. Mass: 10 a.m. Feb. 21 at St. Mary Queen of Apostles Catholic Church. PEREZ — Benjamin Gonzalo Perez, 3, of Fresno died Feb. 14. He was the son of Chanel Perez and Gonzalo Perez Jr. Visitation: 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 21 at Farewell Funeral Service Chapel. Mass: 11 a.m. Feb. 22 at St. Agnes Mission Catholic Church. SANCHEZ — Angel Rose Sanchez, 20, of Fresno died Feb. 12. She was a food service clerk for Del Taco. Visitation: 2 to 6 p.m. Feb. 21 at Creighton Memorial Chapel. Rosary: 6 p.m. Feb. 21 at the funeral home. Mass: 11 a.m. Feb. 22 at Holy Family Catholic Church. SASSANO — Richard Gary Sassano, 78, of Clovis died Jan. 31. He was an auto repairman for 44 years. Graveside: 11 a.m. Feb. 24 at Clovis Cemetery. Arrangements: Boice Funeral Home.SCHNEIDER — Marie Sally Ann Schneider, 93, of Fresno died Feb. 6. She was a retired food industry packer. Rosary: 10:30 a.m. Feb. 22 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Feb. 22 at the church. Arrangements: Lisle Funeral Home.SOLORIO — Dorothy F. Solorio, 86, of Fresno died Feb. 6. She was a hospital laundry supervisor. Rosary: 10:30 a.m. Feb. 21 at Fresno Funeral Chapel. Graveside: 11:30 a.m. Feb. 21 at Belmont Memorial Park. TICKEL-ASKELAND — Darlene Tickel-Askeland, 55, of Las Vegas, formerly of Fresno, died Feb. 6. She was an insurance company claims adjustor...