GREENVILLE FPD RESPONDS TO A PAIR OF FALES ALARMS THURSDAY
Greenville Firefighters responded Thursday, at 4:24 p.m., to a fire alarm at the Glenwood on Dewey Street. According to information from the Greenville Police Department, the alarm was false.
Greenville Firefighters were called this morning at 1:09, to Tobacco Unlimited on Rt. 127 south of Greenville. According to the fire department report, the alarm was false due to a system malfunction and there was no fire. Firefighters were on the scene about 20 minutes.
The Lady Comets tennis team defeated Roxanna Thursday, 7-2. Singles winners were Abby Gaffner, Anya Thomas, Dhiral Patel, Katelyn Eller, and Emily Henderson. Teams winning doubles matches include Anya Thomas and Kelsea Guy and Katie Timmerman and Rebecca Sponsler.
The Comets soccer team defeated Roxanna Thursday with a score of 7-0. Silas Groves, Victor DePaola, Finn Kuhne, Will Schaufelberger, Colton Rainey, Matt James, and Jeremiah Brannon scored goals. Watterson made nine saves in goal in the shutout victory.
Judith Ann Chumley
Judith Ann Chumley, age 72, of Coffeen, passed away Wednesday at St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield. Funeral services will be Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at the Bass Patton Dean Funeral Home in Hillsboro. Burial will be in Sunnyside Cemetery in Sorento. Friends may call today from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Free Methodist Church in Coffeen or the American Lung Association.
Mrs. Chumley was born, in Sorento, IL, on April 15, 1941 to the late Fred B. & Violet B. (Beck) Cruthis. She married James R. "Jim" Chumley and he preceded her in death on June 15, 1999. She is a graduate of Greenville High School in Greenville, IL and a member of the Assembly of God Church in Sorento, IL.
Mrs. Chumley is survived by her children: Melinda (husband Kenny) Marsh of Taylor Springs, IL; Melissa Ridens of MO; Melana (husband Mike) Wright of Pawnee, IL; Sam Chumley (Special Friend Bea Akers) of Chapman, IL; John (wife Mandy) Chumley of Schram City, IL; Judy Lynn Chumley of Taylor Springs, IL; Sara (husband Jeremy) Shipley of Witt, IL; step-daughter, Sue R. Snow of Hillsboro, IL; eighteen grandchildren; nine great grandchildren and brother, Larry Cruthis. Along with her parents and husband she was preceded by a son, Michael Keith Ridens on December 27, 2011; four sisters and three brothers.
Greta E. Schaufelberger
Greta E. Schaufelberger, age 93 of northwest of Greenville, passed away Thursday at her home. Funeral services will be Monday at 11:00 a.m. at the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial will be in Hazel Dell Cemetery. Friends may call on Sunday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Bond County Hospice or to the First Christian Church.
Greta Evelyn Colcord, the daughter of Glenn Colcord and Elsie Grace Warlick Colcord, was born on February 25, 1920 on the Colcord Farm north west of Greenville. She grew up there and attended Chapel Hill School and graduated from Greenville High School in 1940. She then worked for Sims Variety Store in Greenville. Following her marriage she raised her family on the Schaufelberger farm where she was a member of the LaGrange Home Extension, a charter member of the Bond County Promenaders, an election judge for LaGrange Township for many years, a member of the Hazel Dell Cemetery Board, a member of the Red Hat Society, and a member of the Greenville First Christian Church.
Greta and Warren Edward Schaufelberger were united in marriage on December 31, 1943 at the Greenville Free Methodist Church and enjoyed over 64 years together before his death on January 24, 2008. They are the parents of two children, one of whom survives: Douglas A. (Barb) Schaufelberger, 3 grandchildren: Jeremy (Tara) Reeves, Jonathon Reeves and his fiance' Chelsi Marti, Jessica (Seth) Laurence, 3 step grandchildren: Amy Hickman, Lori Kuck, Robin Hickman, one great-grandchild: Savannah Reeves, 3 step great-grandchildren: Andy Hickman, Dylan Kuck, Matthew Genenbacher, and her son in law Bill (Zita) Reeves.
Greta is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Warren, her daughter Deanna Reeves and her brother Leland Colcord.
Saturday: Partly Sunny High: 73 Low: 49
Sunday: Partly Sunny High: 78 Low: 50 30% of Rain Sunday Night and Monday
Tune into Public Affairs this Sunday following the Noon Bond County Area News on WGEL. Michelle’s guest this week is Bob Gaffner, member of the Kaskaskia College Veterans Tribute Committee and former KC Trustee. Bob is hosting a reception in Greenville later this month to help inform individuals about the Veterans Tribute at Kaskaskia College. They’ll talk about the tribute itself, what elements have been completed, and what work still needs to be done, as well as why it’s so important that we remember our military veterans. That’s Public Affairs this Sunday following the Noon Bond County Area News here at WGEL.
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