BERNARD R. RINGERING
67 year old Bernard R. "Bernie" Ringering of Pocahontas passed away Wednesday July 19th at Anderson Hospital in Maryville. Visitation will be held Sunday July 23rd from 4-8pm at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland and from 9-11am Monday July 24th at United Methodist Chuirch in Pocahontas. Funeral services Monday 11am at United Methodist Church with internment at Robinson Cemetery in Pocahontas.
LOUIS BETTS JR.
Louis Betts Jr. age 70 of Mulberry Grove passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2006 at 2:43 a.m. at Greenville Regional Hospital in Greenville, Illinois.
Funeral services will be at 12 Noon Monday, July 24, at the Donnell - Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville. Interment will follow in Mulberry Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Sunday at the Donnell - Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville. Memorials may be made to the Betts Family or the Church of God in Christ.
Louis Betts Jr. , the son of Louis Betts Sr. and Susie (Lewis) Betts, was born February 2, 1936 in Portageville, Missouri. He grew up in East St. Louis, Illinois and attended the public schools there. After high school, he moved to Chicago, Illinois and worked for 20+ years at Youngstown Sheet and Tool in Hammond, Indiana. Mr. Betts later moved to Royal Lake, Illinois. He was the owner/operator of Louie's Smokehouse in Greenville. Most recently, he worked for the Illinois Department of Corrections in Vandalia, Illinois.
August 7, 1955 he married Dovie (Berry) Betts in East St. Louis, Illinois. They have had over 50 years of marriage together. They had 6 children, all of who survive. Louis Betts III of Jacksonville, IL, Charlie Betts of Mulberry Grove, Illinois, Rosalyn Curry of Alton, Illinois, Vickie Bernard of Mulberry Grove, Illinois, Brenda Harris of Greenville, Illinois and Cassandra Hunt of Mulberry Grove, Illinois. He was the loving grandfather of 14 and 2 step-grandchildren. Also survivng is his brother, Charles Betts of Hazelcrest, Illinois.
He is preceded in death by his parents and sisters Susie in infancy and Lucille Brown. Brothers Daniel, Eddie, Andrew and Elbert.
Memorials to the Betts Family or the Church of God in Christ.
MARJORIE LeBEGUE THIERRY
Marjorie E. Thierry, age 91 of Greenville, passed away at 10:05 a.m. Thursday, July 20, 2006 at Fair Oaks Nursing Home in Greenville.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at the Donnell - Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville with interment in Mt. Auburn Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 - 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Donnell - Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville. Memorials may be made to the Bond County Senior's Center, Bond County Hospice or the First Christian Church in Greenville.
Marjorie E. LeBegue Thierry was born December 24, 1914 near Sebastopool, Illinois. She was the daughter of the late Emil and Bertha E. (Porter) LeBegue. Marjorie attended the locals schools, including the Lindley School. She moved to Bond County in 1920, at the age of 6.
December 8, 1946 she married Theodore Edgar Thierry at the home of her parents. They enjoyed 40 years together. He preceded her in death on September 25, 1987.
Mrs. Thierry worked for National Grocery in Chicago and Emerson Electric in St. Louis, MO. Marjorie and Edgar moved to Bond County in 1963. 1977-1986 they lived in Marquin, Missouri and back to Bond County in 1986.
She was a member of the Greenville First Christian Church.
Mrs. Thierry is survived by a sister Agnes Royer of Greenville, nephew David Royer of Greenville and Harvey LeBegue, step-son Leo Thierry of St. Louis, Missouri and step -
daughter Evelyn Elnora of Kansas City, Missouri.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, and siblings; Maynard LeBegue, Wayne LeBegue and Elsie Walker.
Saturday: Partly Cloudy, 30% of Rain, High: 81, Low: 64
Sunday: Partly Cloudy, High: 85, Low: 65
July 23, 2006
Join us this Sunday for WGEL’s Public Affairs Program. Our guest this week is Greenville resident Bill Davidson. Bill will be talking to us about the 2007 calendar he has made that has pictures of Greenville from over 100 years ago. That’s Public Affairs this Sunday following our noon Bond County area news here on WGEL.
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