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Edward R. Pearcy Jr. October 16, 2016

Born April 13, 1947 in Metropolis, IL, Edward Ray was the son of Edward Ray Pearcy Sr. and Dorothy Mae Gilbert-Reineking. He was raised and educated in Brookport, IL and married Glenda Lee Frailey in 1965. Edward was a member of High Point Country Club in ... (

Kincaid Mounds plans archaeology field day October 08, 2016

BROOKPORT, Ill. (AP) — Visitors to the Kincaid Mounds State ... 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The mounds are near the Ohio River in Massac and Pope counties in southern Illinois. The site is a series of mounds built by the Native Americans who lived there from ... (Quad-Cities Times)

Walter Kepner September 09, 2016

Walter graduated from Onarga Military School in Illinois and then achieved his Bachelor of Arts ... Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Kirk (Kim) Kepner, of Brookport; one daughter and son-in-law, Malissa (Josh) Watters, of Kankakee; three ... (The Daily Journal)

Man shot by Illinois trooper was wanted in Tennessee September 05, 2016

BROOKPORT, Ill. • Authorities say a man shot and killed by an Illinois State Police trooper was wanted in Tennessee for a probation violation. Illinois State Police identified the man late Sunday as 36-year-old Donny Max Daugherty of Clifton ... (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Henry Showmaker June 10, 2016

Fred was born Jan. 20, 1954, in Cairo, Illinois, to the late E.J. and Catherine Duenne Showmaker. He was a native of Charleston, a lifelong farmer, land owner and co-owner/operator of Showmaker Brothers Farms in Brookport, Illinois, with his brother Tom ... (Southeast Missourian)

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Funeral Home Reviews
Darien, Illinois
Be very careful with this funeral home. They may lack honesty, and or diligence. A year ago we lost a parent/In-Law. We used Modell because the parent's spouse was handled through them. During the arrangements ,with the owners daughter, we informed her that the Parent had changed it's mind, and instead of the full burial package, the Parent had previously decided on, the parent wanted Cremation, and a Memorial service at our Church. The Pastor had become a good friend. The Daughter worked with us on the Urn, cards and the arrangements of the remains. Yet, it appeared to us that she became preoccupied with other matters and wanted to give us over to someone else as soon as she could. On later reflection we questioned ourselves on her leaving us was due to the amount of money we were not spending. Months passed as I went through boxes of the parent's records, gotten food poisoning, and spent weeks sipping Broth and sleeping. As we did not pay in full immediately Modell put the account into collection. While recovering I spent an hour in the morning and another in the afternoon back in the boxes. Discovering, in a bundle of old Bank records, a Customer's copy of a Forethought Funeral Insurance policy written by Modell Funeral Home. I contacted Modell and the daughter answered. I told her what I had discovered, and her immediate response was how glad she was that she was not the person to have handled this. How that person should have checked the records. (She must have been doing something else when she spent over ten minutes checking, or she did find the records?, we do not know). She then asked to take care of the matter for us, for which I declined, having no confidence or trust in her or them. The story continues but the above is the essentials. I still question myself on whether or not she was diligent, or if she had found the policy. Did she have a lack of memory in handling us, or was she trying to cover herself. Did she put us in collection to further gain funds and cover themselves? What was nice, was that in the final meeting she never gave us or offer us any credit for there lack of service, Professional to the end. Oh, I forgot they messed up the cards.

Homewood, Illinois
Tews Funeral Home & Ryans Funeral Home are owned & operated by the same person, Mike Ryan. Please beware! Tews Funeral Home gave some of our sons ashes, after cremation, to people who attended the service without asking permission. We did not find this out until months later. My husband was never asked. IT WOULD HAVE NEVER BEEN AUTHORIZED. One of the people who received the ashes was his x-girlfriend. We feel she is part of the reason he is not with us anymore. My husband feels so violated. After finally getting ahold of Mt. Ryan, he kept beating around the bush and would not answer. Please beware. We wouldn't want this to happen to anyone else.

Savoy, Illinois
Most obit's have an area where condolences may be sent, however this one is only possible to send flowers. Crass commercialization at the begining and the end I see.

Chenoa, Illinois
The sympathy flowers where more beautiful than on the picture. Very fresh and the arrangement was just wonderful. I would buy from this store any time again with confidence. Thanks for your outstanding and friendly service.

Harvey, Illinois
To Valencia and Terrance Moore and family, Our family extend our deepest condolences to you all. We know this is a difficult time for you, but have hope and faith in the beautiful promise OUR CREATOR has given to us. Revelations 21:3,4