Kathy S. Hill - 58

6/27/1956 - 12/20/2014
Hillsboro, IL Kathy S. Hill, 58, of Hillsboro, IL passed away on Sunday, December 21, 2014, at 3:13 a.m. at Capitol Health Care and Rehabilitation Center, Springfield, IL. Visitation will be held on Friday, December 26, 2014, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Bass Patton Dean Funeral Home, Hillsboro, IL. Funeral services will be Saturday, December 27, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at Wares Grove Lutheran Church, Butler, IL. Rev. John Jaffry, Pastor of Wares Grove Lutheran Church, will officiate.Mrs. Hill was born on June 28, 1956, in Hillsboro, IL to Bill and Hazel (Bowman) Redman, and they survive in Hillsboro, IL. She married Kenneth Hill, Sr. on June 15, 2002, and he survives in Hillsboro, IL. Mrs. Hill was a 1974 graduate of Hillsboro High School, Hillsboro, IL. She earned her Elementary Education Degree from Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville. She worked as a cashier at WalMart in Litchfield, IL. Mrs. Hill was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Hillsboro, IL. She loved to sew, make crafts, spend time with her family, loved Nascar, watching Cardinal baseball and camping.Survivors include her parents, Bill and Hazel Redman, Hillsboro, IL; husband, Kenneth Hill, Sr.; four children, Kristina Lingle, Hillsboro, IL; Jessica (husband Brian) Harmon, Kansas; Kenneth (wife Kim) Hill, Jr., Belleville, IL; and Stacey Kennedy, Indiana; four grandchildren, Caden Harmon, Keira Harmon, Jessica Hill and Nicholas Kennedy; one sister, Pam Fusco, Florida; and three brothers, Bruce (wife Nancy) Redman, Hillsboro, IL; Brian (wife Amy) Redman, Hillsboro, IL and Mike Redman, Owaneco, IL. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.She was preceded in death by one son, James Hill.Memorials may be sent to PAWS Care or Montgomery County Cancer Association.

Terry Lee Brauer - 61

12/16/1953 - 12/18/2014
Hillsboro, IL Terry Lee Brauer, 61, of Hillsboro, IL passed away on Friday, December 19, 2014 at 5:37 p.m. at his residence. A visitation will be held Tuesday, December 23, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at Bass Patton Dean Funeral Home in Hillsboro, IL. A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Dr. Ryan Follis, Pastor of First Baptist Church in Nokomis, IL, will officiate. Burial of cremains will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Hillsboro, IL. Mr. Brauer was born, December 17, 1953, to the late Stewart Fred & Helen (Bryden) Brauer. He was a graduate of Hillsboro High School Class of 1972. He had worked as a Welder/Repairman at CIPS and was a member of the Operating Engineers – Local #148 out of St. Louis, MO. Mr. Brauer is survived by one son, Sean (wife Kayla) Brauer of Hillsboro, IL and one sister, Diane Kay (husband Craig) Gregg of Kansas City, KS. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial be given to Stamp Out Cancer.

Robert Ray Robinson - 78

5/20/1936 - 12/14/2014
Hillsboro, IL Ray Robinson, 78, of Hillsboro, IL passed away Monday, December 15, 2014, at 7:25 a.m. at his residence. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 17, 2014, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Bass Patton Dean Funeral Home, Hillsboro, IL. Services will be on Thursday, December 18, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. at Bass Patton Dean Funeral Home, Hillsboro, IL. Rev. Gary Stanford, Pastor of Taylor Springs Baptist Church, will be officiating. Mr. Robinson was born on May 21, 1936, in Taylor Springs, IL to the late Chidester Cullum & Grace Ann (Boyd) Robinson. He married Earlene Blackburn on February 20, 1998 in Vandalia, IL, and she survives in Coffeen, IL. Mr. Robinson lived his entire lifetime in the Hillsboro area. He was the Street Superintendent for the City of Hillsboro for over 30 years. He was a member of the Hillsboro Moose Lodge #1377. Survivors include his wife, Earlene Blackburn, of Coffeen, IL; seven children, Kim Robinson, Bloomington, IL; Robin Robinson, Bloomington, IL; Kelly Robinson, Bloomington, IL; Kathy Baker, Hillsboro, IL; Rob Robinson, Charleston, SC; Shawn Robinson (Fiance' Katelyn Hatch), Hillsboro, IL; Ryan Robinson, Coffeen, IL; three grandchildren, Judith Langston, Jake Robinson and Alex Baker; one great grandchild, Elijah Robinson; five brothers, Danny (wife Belinda) Robinson, Hillsboro, IL; Richard "Hub" Robinson, Oklahoma; Gerald "Zeb" (wife Patty) Robinson, Ohio; John (wife Pat) Robinson, Hillsboro, IL; Cecil Robinson, Mt. Olive, IL; three sisters, Georgia (husband Archie) DeWitt, Litchfield, IL; Peggy (husband Jimmy John) Hamilton, Litchfield, IL; and Della (husband Jerry) Dobrinic, Gillespie, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents and four siblings, Tilly, Ann, Myrtle and Carl. Memorials are suggested to the family.

Thomas "Leroy" Mackey - 88

10/20/2014 - 12/13/2014
Hillsboro, IL Thomas "Leroy" Mackey, 88, of Hillsboro, IL passed away on Sunday, December 14, 2014, at 9:55 p.m. at Hillsboro Area Hospital, Hillsboro, IL. Private graveside services will be held. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Hillsboro, IL with Military Rites by VFW Post #1306 and American Legion Post #425. Mr. Mackey was born on October 21, 1926, in Livingston, IL to the late Tom & Grace (Hudson) Mackey. He worked at CIPS Power Generation Plant, Coffeen, IL and also had a bus service for handicap children. He lived in Hillsboro, IL most of his life and attended Hillsboro High School. Mr. Mackey was a member of the Operating Engineer's Local 148, and also loved to lift weights and compete in weight lifting competitions. He served in the United States Marines during World War II. Survivors include five children, Paul Mackey, Palm Springs, CA; Terri Mackey (husband Norm Compton), Hillsboro, IL; Kelly (wife Pam) Mackey, Hillsboro, IL; Robyn (husband Steve) May, Litchfield, IL; and Shannon (husband Tory) Daniels, Coffeen, IL; seven grandchildren, Kelly Mackey Duncan; Adam Mackey; Luke Mackey; Karli Mackey; Ashli Alexander; Taylor Daniels and Tad Daniels; one great grandchild, James Lewis Duncan.He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Robert Lamoyne Mackey and Arthur Dale Mackey. Memorials may be sent to VFW Post #1306, Taylor Springs, IL.

Chris L. Bedford - 63

6/12/1951 - 12/6/2014
Hillsboro, IL Chris L. Bedford, 63, of Hillsboro, IL, formerly of Milwaukee, OR, passed away Sunday, December 7, 2014 at his residence. Cremation Rites were accorded. No services are planned at this time. Mr. Bedford was born June 13, 1951 in San Francisco, CA to the late Beryl & Alice (Chapin) Bedford. He married Jane Hernandez, on November 19, 2005, in Oregon City, OR. She survives in Oregon. He has lived in Redwood City, CA; Portland, OR; Milwaukee, OR & Hillsboro, IL. He loved to take his Pug, Riley, for walks around town. Along with his wife, he is survived by one sister, Nancy Murphy & five brothers, Richard, Ted, Lee, Jay & Dusty Bedford. He was preceded in death by one sister Linda Reynolds.

John Stephen Booher - 59

11/2/1955 - 12/2/2014
Hillsboro, IL John Stephen Booher, 59, of Hillsboro, IL passed away on Wednesday, December 3, 2014, at 6:42 a.m. at his residence. Bass Patton Dean Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Visitation will be held on Saturday, December 6, 2014, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Free Methodist Church, Hillsboro, IL. A private family funeral will be held. Rev. Randy Sands, Pastor of Free Methodist Church, Hillsboro, IL will officiate. Mr. Booher was born on November 3, 1955, in Hillsboro, Illinois to Earl and Mary (Hill) Booher. Earl preceded on February 18, 1994 and Mary survives in Hillsboro, IL. Mr. Booher was a 1973 graduate of Hillsboro High School. He lived his entire life in Hillsboro, IL. He was a Lake Patrol and Park Superintendent for the City of Hillsboro since 1987. Survivors include his mother, Mary Booher, Hillsboro, IL; three sons, Brandon (wife Leigh) Booher, Newport, RI; Jacob (wife Cristy) Booher, San Diego, CA; Kale (wife Kate) Booher, Webster Groves, MO; four grandchildren, Dayton Booher, Easton Booher, Paxton Booher, Jillian Booher; one brother, David (wife Carol) Booher, Hillsboro, IL; and one niece, Kristin Booher, Davidson, NC. He was preceded in death by his father, Earl Booher. Memorials may be sent to the John Booher Memorial Fund, C/O Hillsboro City Hall.

Adeline Lydia Collins - 94

1/12/1920 - 11/27/2014
Hillsboro, IL Adeline Lydia Collins, 94, of Hillsboro, IL passed away on Friday, November 28, 2014, at 4:40 p.m. at her residence. Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 4, 2014, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Bass Patton Dean Funeral Home, Hillsboro, IL. Memorial Services will follow at 7:00 p.m. at Bass Patton Dean Funeral Home, Hillsboro, IL. Rev. Randy Sands, Pastor of Free Methodist Church, Hillsboro, IL will officiate. Mrs. Collins was born on January 13, 1920, in Plymouth, MA to the late Manuel & Julia (Perry) Miranda. She married Gerald Collins on November 24, 1942, in St. Louis, MO, and he preceded her on November 27, 2003. She lived in Hillsboro, IL most of her adult life. Mrs. Collins was a housewife and also had done laundry and ironing for many people in the community. She was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church, Hillsboro, IL and was also very involved with Hillsboro sports at the junior high and high school levels. Survivors include two sons, Harry "Hap" (companion, Cathi) Collins, Montgomery, IL and Mike (wife, Janice) Collins Hillsboro, IL; Kim (wife, Jo) Micklevitz, Taylor Springs, IL who lived with the Collins Family through his high school years due to his parents relocating; seven grandchildren, Michael (wife, Susan) Collins, Brooklyn, NY; Jessica Collins, Hillsboro, IL; Jacob (wife, Paula) Collins, Hillsboro, IL; Kari (husband, Nathan) McCormick, Coffeen, IL; Cindy Collins, Mt. Olive, IL; Joey (companion, Apryll Harris) Collins, Litchfield, IL and Bryan (wife, Stacey) Micklevitz, Edwardsville, IL; and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers Manual Miranda, Jr., Christian Miranda and Frank Perry; and one sister, Maimie Rodriguez. Memorials may be sent to Hillsboro Sports Association, Hillsboro, IL.

Rhona Jean Spindel - 57

8/29/1957 - 11/27/2014
Nokomis, IL Rhona Jean Spindel, 57, of Nokomis, IL passed away on Friday, November 28, 2014, at 3:26 a.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL. Cremation rites were accorded. There are no services planned at this time. Ms. Spindel was born on August 30, 1957, in Hillsboro, IL to the late Rueben & Evelyn (Davidson) Cole. She was a 1975 graduate of Nokomis High School, Nokomis, IL. Ms. Spindel was a homemaker. She had lived in Hillsboro, IL, Florida, and Nokomis, IL. Survivors include her children, Chris Cole, Ormond, FL; Angel Spindel, Nokomis, IL; Jeremiah Ruppert, Kincaid, IL; Jacob Ruppert, Taylorville, IL; Derek Bookamer, Nokomis, IL; Sean Bookamer, Hillsboro, IL; five grandchildren, Haylie Jett, Daytona Beach, FL; Kayla Jett, Nokomis, IL; Joseph Jett, Nokomis, IL; Mazalin Bookamer, Hillsboro, IL; Braden Cole, Ormond, FL; one great grandchild, Josselyn Willis, Daytona Beach, FL; two brothers, Carl Cole and Ernie Cole; and two sisters, Gladys Arbuckel and Kathleen Schnieder. She was preceded in death by her parents, Rueben & Evelyn (Davidson) Cole and two sisters.

Dennis R. Matthews - 62

10/3/1952 - 11/22/2014
Taylor Springs, IL Dennis R. Matthews, 62, of Taylor Springs, IL passed away on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 9:12 a.m. at his residence. A Memorial services will be held on Friday, November 28, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Bass Patton Dean Funeral Home in Hillsboro, IL. Rev. James Wagahoff, Pastor of Blessed Hope Baptist Church in Raymond, IL, will officiate. A visitation will be held one hour prior to service, on Friday, at the funeral home.Mr. Matthews was born October 4, 1952, in Hillsboro, IL, to Arthur Jesse & Goldie (McClain) Matthews. Arthur survives in Irving, IL & Goldie preceded in death. He married Sharon Davis, they later divorced. He then married Sadie Ferril, on May 25, 1990, in Hillsboro, IL. She survives in Taylor Springs, IL. Along with his father and his wife, Dennis is survived by one son, Robert Matthews of Hillsboro, IL; one stepson, Mark Ferril of Hillsboro, IL; two grandchildren, Ryan Ferril & Donovan Ferril; one brother, Gregory (wife, Val) Matthews of Keenes, IL; two sisters, Carolyn (husband, George Jr.) Speed of Litchfield, IL & Shelly (husband, Jeff) Hentzien of Chatham, IL. Memorials are suggested to the family.

Velma I. Row - 92

12/12/1921 - 11/22/2014
Taylor Springs, IL Velma I. Row, 92, of Taylor Springs, IL passed away Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 7:20 a.m. at Hillsboro Area Hospital in Hillsboro, IL. A visitation will be held Wednesday, November 26, 2014, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at Bass Patton Dean Funeral Home in Hillsboro, IL. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Rev. Randy Sands, Pastor of the Free Methodist Church in Hillsboro, IL, will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Hillsboro, IL. Mrs. Row was born on December 13, 1921, in Cape Girardeau, MO, to the late Emerson & Evia (Burns) Atchley. She married Jeffrie Row, Sr. on November 9, 1935 in Hillsboro, IL. He preceded in death. Mrs. Row had lived in Cape Girardeau, MO; Hammond, IN; Donnellson, IL & Taylor Springs, IL. Mrs. Row is survived by four children, Ron (wife, Dana) Row of Hillsboro, IL; Velma E. Walk of Hillsboro, IL; Jeffrie Row, Jr. of Taylor Springs, IL & George Row of Longview, TX. She is also survived by several grandchildren, great grandchildren & great great grandchildren. Along with her parents and husband, Mrs. Row was preceded in death by two sons, Duane Row & Clifford Row; two brothers and one sister. Memorials may be given to the Montgomery County Animal Shelter.

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