Thaddeana Furlow, age 86 of Carlyle, passed away Friday, January 17 at Carlyle Healthcare Center. Funeral services are today at 11:00 a.m. at Sterling Baptist church in Fairview Heights. Burial will be in Lakeview Memorial Gardens, also in Fairview Heights. Friends may call today from 9:00 a.m. until service time at the church. Memorials are suggested to Sterling Baptist Church or to the Baptist Children’s Home in Carmi. The Zieren-Day Funeral Home in Carlyle is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Furlow was born on July 31, 1927, in Sesser, Illinois, a daughter of Thad and Opal (Shurtz) Riley. She married Robert J. Furlow on September 4, 1948, in Mulkeytown, Illinois, and he survives in Carlyle, where they moved almost 2 years ago to be near their daughter.
In addition to her husband Robert, she is also survived by a daughter – Judy Wilkins and husband Bob of Carlyle; her grandchildren – Nathan Wilkins and wife Brandi of Breese, Jennifer Gansauer and husband Paul of Carlyle, Rebecca Hook and husband Jacob of Pearland, Texas, Joshua Furlow and wife Alicia of Belleville, Illinois, Allison Furlow of Belleville and Brett Furlow of Granite City, Illinois; and her great grandchildren – Addison and Grayson Gansauer, Elaina Wilkins and Logan Randall Furlow.
She was preceded in death by her parents – Thad and Opal Riley; a brother – Ronny Riley; a sister – Aretia Fae Toney and a son – Randall K. Furlow.
Mrs. Furlow was a member of Sterling Baptist Church in Fairview Heights. She loved reading her Bible and had read it in full over 50 times. She taught Sunday school and played piano for church services for many years.
Eugene R. Bauman
Eugene R. Bauman, age 83, of Greenville, passed away Tuesday, January 14, at the Hospice of the Comforter in Altamonte Springs, Florida. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 25 at the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery with military honors by American Legion Post 282 and V.F.W. Post 1377 of Greenville. Friends may call Friday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Eugene Ralph Baumann, the son of Ralph George Baumann and Lucilda Josephine Hoffmann Baumann, was born on April 26, 1930 in Greenville. He attended Central School and graduated from Greenville High School in 1948. Eugene answered his country's call by joining the United States Navy on January 3, 1949. He served on the Fleet Aircraft Services Squadron Eight based out of Great Lakes until being honorably discharged on January 4, 1950 at San Francisco, California. Gene continued in the Naval Reserves for several more years. Gene returned to Greenville where he worked at Pet Milk for 13 years under Clifford Hebrank and Walter Hammer. Gene then worked for Retail Credit for 5 years. Gene then joined Allstate Insurance where he worked for 26 years as an Insurance Claims Adjuster. Gene retired from Allstate in 1993 and the next year began working part time for the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home for another 16 years.
Eugene and Annella M. Hammer Bogue were united in marriage on November 20, 1973 at the Greenville Presbyterian Church by Rev. Vel Vias, and they have enjoyed over 40 years together. Annella survives as do his three children: Bunny (Bret) Brosman of Vandalia, Kelly E. (Nancy) Baumann of Greenville, William R. Baumann of Madison, his brother Larry (Nancy) Baumann of Cypress, Texas, 6 grandchildren: Kelly E. "Bub" (Vanessa) Baumann Jr, .Dusty Lynn (Chris) Cochran, Brad Baumann, Chris Baumann, Andrea Jump, Tyler (Telisa) Nance, 7 great-grandchildren: Grace, Ava, Zander, Coen, Alex, Taylor, Logan, 2 step children: Anne Alsup of Apopka, FL, David Bogue of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 5 step-grandchildren: Aaron Alsup, Jonathan Alsup, Andrew Alsup, Stephen Walter Alsup, Maegan Santos and 3 step great-grandchildren: Brittany, Kolton and Christopher.
Gene was an active Jaycee member helping with the fireworks at the Greenville City Park for many years, served as president of Jaycees, was the Bond County Fair Parade Marshal for several years and a member of the Greenville First Presbyterian Church where he served several terms as Deacon.
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