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Area Obituaries

Caroyln Spellman

Carolyn S. Spellman, 81, of Chrisman, Illinois, passed away at 4:54 p.m. Wednesday, January 25, 2023, at Champaign Urbana Nursing & Rehab in Savoy, Illinois. She was retired after over thirty years as a beautician, and she worked many years after retirement as a CNA for Pleasant Meadows Christian Village. She was born March 22,…

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Raymond Charles Barth

Raymond Charles Barth, 95, of Chrisman, passed away quietly in his sleep on Thursday, January 26, 2023, at the Pleasant Meadows Senior Living facility in Chrisman. Mr. Barth was a lifelong farmer in the Metcalf area, where his family’s roots on the land stretched back to the mid-1800s. He made it his life’s ambition to…

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Elizabeth Joan Ingram

 Elizabeth Joan Ingram, 96 of Chrisman, Illinois, passed away at 8:20 p.m. Saturday, January 14, 2023 at Paris Health and Rehab Center in Paris. She was a homemaker. She was born March 10, 1926 in Edgar County, Illinois, the daughter of the late Leroy and June (Slaughter) Rhoads. She married Carl F. Ingram October 10,…

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Virginia Louise “Ginger” Johnson

Virginia Louise “Ginger” Johnson, 85, of Chrisman, Illinois, passed away at 4:45 p.m. Friday, January 6, 2023, at Carriage Crossing Senior Living in Arcola, Illinois. She was retired after many years with the Illinois Secretary of State’s Paris DMV Office. She also found reward in her work as a devoted farm wife. She was born…

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Betty Beals

Betty Lou Beals, 86, of Chrisman, Illinois, passed away at 2:00 a.m. Monday, October 17, 2022, at her residence. She was a retired dietary aide with Pleasant Meadows Christian Village. She was born August 16, 1936, in Effingham, Illinois, the daughter of the late Alton and Goldie (Porter) Dettro. Survivors include four children, Mitch (Kimberley)…

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Roger Redmon

Roger Neal Redmon, 73, of Chrisman, Illinois, passed away at 8:45 a.m. Saturday, October 15, 2022, at his residence. He was born October 13, 1949, in Paris, Illinois, the son of the late Francis and Virginia (Malone) Redmon. He married Angela D. Ross on April 4, 2016, in Chrisman, Illinois. Survivors include his wife and…

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Gerry Collett, Sr.

Gerald William Collett, Sr., age 79, of Chrisman, IL passed away Monday, October 3, 2022, at his home. Gerry Sr. was born October 13, 1942, in Piedmont, Oklahoma at the home of his aunt Nell, to George William Collett, Jr. and Clara Geraldine (DeBoard) Collett. He is survived by Katharine Elizabeth (Stratford) Collett, whom he…

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Tim Tingley

Timothy Lee Tingley, 54, of Chrisman, Illinois, passed away October 2, 2022, at his home in Chrisman. He was born in Danville, Illinois, on July 5, 1968, the son of Carroll and Wanda Tingley. Timothy was preceded in death by his loving father, Carroll Tingley. Left to Cherish his memory are his two daughters, Taylor…

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Zelma Garver

Zelma M. Garver, 98, prominent Chrisman resident and longtime bank executive, passed away at 6:26 pm on Saturday, August 27, 2022, at the Pleasant Meadows Senior Living, Chrisman, Illinois. Zelma was born April 5, 1924, in Trilla in Cumberland County, Illinois to Carl Franklin and Frona Ann Swick Hurst. She married Frederick Garver on April…

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Nathan Sublett

Nathan Keith Sublett, 72, passed away on Saturday, July 9, 2022, in Paris, Illinois. Keith was born December 27, 1949, to Walter and Margaret Sublett and was the youngest of four children. He attended Chrisman High School and then served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam from August 1969 – March 1971. He and his…

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