Death Notices: January 30, 2009
• Edythe M. Avenell, 84, Austin, died Jan. 27, 2009, at her home.
No services will take place.
Survivors include her husband, Wallis “Wally”; one son, Dale Berry of Evans; and one grandchild.
• Former Grand Junction resident Maxine Grace Rackaway, 90, Richmond, Ky., died Jan. 27, 2009, at Telford Terrace in Richmond, Ky.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Ill.
Services will take place at 1 p.m. Monday at Oakwood Cemetery in Mount Vernon.
Memorial contributions to the Alzheimer’s Foundation or to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Online condolences at http://www.hugheyfuneralhome.com or by mail at P.O. Box 721, Mount Vernon, IL 62864.
• Clara Jane Wharton, 96, Naturita, died Jan. 27, 2009, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction.
Services will take place at 1 p.m. Monday at Dove Creek First Baptist Church.
Survivors include one son, Robert VanSell of Naturita; one sister, Ruth Farris of Wilmington, Ohio; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Online condolences at http://www.ertelfuneralhome.com.