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Before we had a building The Church was in our hearts, The Whole his Sacred Body And we its many parts. The faithful gathered gladly To hear His Holy Word, When a traveling priest came our way We met wherever we could. St. Thomas Aquinas 150th By Bob McCue We purchased St. John's Lt~theran Church We've baptized our newborns here When they could build anew, And seen our children wed, And we became a mission We've held our Confirmations Each family bought a pew. And funerals for our dead. A blast destroyed that building We love our lovely building But couldn't shake our faith, But it's more than a thing of Earth, We built a new St. Thomas More precious still, our faith within Where we celebrate today. It has eternal worth. A memorial service .... was held Thursday Nov. 3 at the First United Methodist Church of Mount Pulaski. Pastor Rachel A. Stockle officiated. Cremation rites were accorded. Mrs. May retired Carolyn Maxine from Illinois Bell as "Carol" May, 79, of Mt a service representative. Pulaski, died Saturday, She was born March Oct. 29, 2011, at 10:42 12, 1932, in Kannapo- p.m. at her home, with lis, N.C. the daughter her family at her side. of Horace Samuel and Carrie Ann Panter John- Riley May and Nicholas UatD Red son. She married Robert May; and her brothers, "Bob" Glenn May on Carl Johnson of China June 15, 1952. Grove, N.C.; Robert You can pick She is survived by her Johnson of Lincointon, up your Red Book husband of 59 years, of N.C.; and William John- order at the Mt. Mt Pulaski; her daugh- son of Bristol, Tenn. Pulaski Museum ters, Debra May (and Carol was a member of this Saturday George Cossette) of the First United Method- If you cannot Los Angeles, Calif.; and ist Church of Mt Pulaski pick up your book Teresa Serried of Blue and the Red Hat Society. this Saturday, Call Mound; her son, Robert Memorials: Shriners the Museum (792- G. (Michelle) May Hospitals for Children. 3719) for a time for Jr. of Mt Pulaski; her Peasley Funeral Home, pick up. grandchildren - Lauren Lincoln was entrusted Serried, Morgan May, with arrangements. We praise Him for His Glory And now, before we part, Let's ask the Lord to keep His Church Secure within our heart Odd Fellow Heritage mrtments Affordable Housing for qualified people Buffalo - Wimamsville Illiopolis For information call: 217-364-4828 or 217-341-6453 Betty J. Howe, 85, of Warrensburg~ passed away at 10:06 a.m. Tuesday, October 25, 2011, at Decatur Memo- rial Hospital with her family by her side. Michael L. Haley, 53, of Girard, formerly of Chestnut died at 8: 19 A.M. Wednesday November 9, 2011 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. Nov. 19, 2011 Funeral Services Methodist Church and of Warrensburg; her were Saturday, October was a 56 year member sons Dan (Gloria) Howe 29, at Warrensburg of Warrensburg East-of Latham and Terry United Methodist ern Star, Illini Chapter (Cindy) Howe of War- Church. Burial was in 813. She was a federal rensburg; her grandchil- Illini Cemetery, War- employee for 24 years dren Darcy, Taffy, Laura, rensburg. Betty was and served as Postmaster Rebecca; and her great- preceded in death by in Warrensburg. She grandchildren Bradley her parents, two broth- was a lifelong resident and Kara. ers, and one sister, ofWarrensburg and was Memorials: Warrens- Betty was born April Class of '44 Valedic- burg United Methodist 11, 1926, in Warrens- torian at Warrensburg Church or Warrensburg burg, the daughter of High School. Betty loved Easteril* Star, Illmi Chap- Clarence M. and Angie her farafly and enjoyed ter 813. B. (Brnmett) Binkley. spending time with her Brintlinger and Earl She married Donald E. grandchildren. She was Funeral Homes, Deca- Howe August 27, 1946, a wonderful cook and mr, were entrusted with in Bearsdale. enjoyed reading, arrangements, Betty was a member Surviving are her bus- of Warrensburg United band of 65 years, Donald Michael was born talented drummer for the Services for Michael on May 28, 1958 theChristian band Gabriel. were held Tuesday son of Larry and Shir- Survivors include his November 15 at Clinton ley Courtney Haley in wife Donna of Girard; Assembly of God, Clin- Decatur. On March his sons - Jared and ton. Pastor Dan Bell 14, 1993 he marriedBlake Haley of Girard; officiated. Burial was in Donna Smallwood his step son Jason Greene Laenna Cemetery. Greene in Las Vegasof Divemon; his mother Memorials: The Nevada. She survives Shirley Haley of Chest- Family. in Girard. Michael nut; his sisters - Debra Fricke-Calvert- worked as a profes-(Dennis) Wilham of Schrader Funeral Home sional painting contrac- Chestnut, Brenda Haley in Mt. Pulaski was tor. He was an avidof Lincoln; and hisentrusted with arrange- Cardinal fan, he played brother Jeff (Tricia) ments. softball from 1992-2010, Haley of Chestnut. His and he loved to ride his father preceded him in moto~xTcle and watch death. sports. He was also a Mt. Pulaski Times 106 5 Street - Lincoln 217-732-7773 - Toll Free 877-465-7773 Lincoln & Logan County's Only Locally Owned & Operated Memorial Monument Company. Where Families Come For The Hometown Service They Trust! We provide our families with lasting craftsmanship from the foundation to installation at the cemetery. When you choose Pe~tsley Memorials he assured you will receive the finest products at fair prices. 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