PICAYUNE — Merle Eugene “Gene” Grubb, 69, of Springfield, Ill., passed away on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. He was born on March 31, 1943 in Springfield, the son of Merle Edward and Betty Jane Dilbeck Grubb. He married Marjorie L. Beard. Gene was a Senior Electrical Mechanical Engineering Designer for Hanson Engineers for the past fifteen years. His many projects were the Daliman Four Power Plant, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, and worked as a civil service engineer for six months after Katrina in Mississippi. He was a member of the Church of St. Jude and K of C Council in Rochester, Ill. He was past president of the Lincoln Landers Chapter of Family Motor Coach Association. He was a past police officer and past mayor of Riverton, Ill. Survived by: his wife Marjorie Workman-Grubb; two sons, Kenneth Grubb (Carla) of Springfield and Nicholas “Nick” Grubb of Bloomington, Ill.; daughters Lisa Grubb of Australia, Robin Grubb-O’Grady (Shawn)of Locke, N.Y., and Elizabeth Grubb Sullivan (Kevin) of Bloomington; two step-children, Jerry Workman of Picayune, Miss. and Heather Workman Whitmore (David) of Pawnee, Ill., eight grandchildren; and one great-grandson. Visitation will be on Friday, December 14, 2012 from 5-7 p.m. at the Wilson Park Funeral Home in Rochester. Funeral Mass will be on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Church of St. Jude in Rochester. The Reverend R. Dean Probst officiating with burial in the Rochester Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association. Please visit our on line obituaries at www.wilsonparkfuneralhome.com
Annie Mae Williams Jones
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Mary 25, 2013 at 2 p.m. in Pleasant Valley Missionary Baptist Church for Mrs. Annie Mae Williams Jones.
Robert Daniel “Danny” Stewart
Robert Daniel “Danny” Stewart, 57, of Picayune, Miss., passed away Monday, May 20, 2013.
Richard Earl Wilson
Funeral Services for Richard Earl Wilson, 75, of Picayune, Miss., who passed away Thursday, May 23, 2013, will be held Saturday, May 25, 2013, at 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Picayune.
Larry D. Myers
Larry D. Myers, 50, born and raised in Picayune, Miss., passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2013 at Garden Park Medical Center in Gulfport, Miss.
Shadrack Daniel Quave
Shadrack Daniel Quave, born June 2, 1933, in Bogalusa, La., went to be with the Lord and his Wife “The Squaw” on Monday, May 20, 2013.
Victoria Jones Smith
Funeral services for Victoria Jones Smith,will be held Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 10 a.m. at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church.
Michael David Hart
Memorial Services for Michael David Hart, 53, of Picayune, Miss., who passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2013 will be held Friday, May 24, 2013 at 6 p.m. at Resurrection Life Worship Center.
Jane Ross Brownie
Funeral Services for Jane Ross Brownie, 87, of San Antonio, Texas, who passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2013, will be held Sunday, May 19, 2013, at 2 p.m. at McDonald Funeral Home Chapel.
Peggy Walden Clack
Peggy Walden Clack, of Picayune, Miss., passed away at her home on Tuesday, May 14, 2013.
Funeral Services for Christine Glidewell, 83, of Picayune, Miss., who passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013, will be held Saturday, May 18, 2013, at 10 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
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