Shelbyville Daily Union

Obituaries

November 25, 2013

Alice Maye Daniels

SHELBYVILLE, IL. — Alice Maye Daniels

Strasburg

Alice Maye (Thomas) Daniels, 84, of Strasburg, IL, died at 9:45 a.m. Sunday, November 24, 2013 in Effingham Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 30, 2013 in Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Strasburg, IL with Rev. Kathy Lewis and Pastor Don “Satch” Thomas officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. Casual attire is requested. Burial will be in Grace Cemetery, Strasburg, IL with rites by Strasburg American Legion Auxiliary Unit 289. Memorials may be given to Strasburg American Legion Auxiliary Unit 289 or to the American Heart Association.

Alice was born on February 17, 1929 in Shelby County, IL, the daughter of Harry Estes and Bessie Maye Gill Thomas. Alice was a homemaker and a bookkeeper for Webner’s Elevator in Strasburg. She was a member of the Wesley Chapel Church, Effingham VFW Auxiliary, Effingham DAV Auxiliary and a lifetime member of the Strasburg American Legion Auxiliary Unit 289. Alice volunteered a lot before her heart problems and stroke. She loved to do crafts and to quilt. She played softball for the Strasburg Women’s Softball Team and later coached the team and the girls’ team. She enjoyed camping and traveling. One of her favorite things was to dance a jig. She would dress like Minnie Pearl and collect money from the audience for the Windsor Harvest Picnic and dance a jig as she was doing this. Her greatest joy was her grandkids and great grandkids. She enjoyed all the little kids that would come to the nursing home. She married Earl E. Daniels on November 10, 1946. He died on February 26, 2010.

She is survived by her daughter, Linda (Linn) Voris of Windsor, IL; sons, Dennis (Kyoko) Daniels of Colorado Springs, CO, Thomas “Mike” (Jeanette) Daniels of Strasburg, IL and Todd (Tina) Daniels of Strasburg, IL; brother, Oscar (Phyllis) Thomas of Strasburg, IL; grandchildren, Jeremy (Ashley) Voris, Derrick (Amber) Voris, Christina (Don) Brown, Christopher (Nikki) Daniels, Matthew (Ashley) Daniels, Lisa (Shawn) Hull, Justin (Laura) Daniels, Steven Daniels, Kevin Daniels, Tori Daniels and Lucas Daniels; step-grandchildren, Jon and Justin Henschen; eight great grandchildren; six step-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Earl; six brothers, William, Paul, Gaylord, Irvin, Omer “Bub” and Donald Thomas; and two sisters, Agnes Ross and Bertha Green.

Send condolences at www.howeandyockey.com.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Dennis White.jpg Dennis J. White

    Dennis J. White, 70, formerly of Shelbyville, went to be with the Lord on April 22, 2014, in the V.A. Medical Center in Marion, Illinois.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Cassandra L. Pollard

    Cassandra L Pollard, 44, of Effingham Illinois, formerly of Vandalia Illinois, died Friday, April 19.

    April 24, 2014

  • Kenneth Dean Childress.jpg Dean Childress

    Kenneth Dean Childress, 92, of Trilla, Illinois, passed away at 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2014 in Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospital in Coles County, Illinois.

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Marva Jean Perry

    Marva Jean Perry, 75, of Effingham, IL, passed away at 7:34 PM Saturday April 19, 2014 at St. Anthony Memorial Hospital in Effingham, IL.

    April 21, 2014

  • Marva Jean Perry

    Marva Jean Perry 75 of Effingham, IL, passed away at 7:34 PM Saturday April 19, 2014 in her home.

    April 20, 2014

  • Linda Nees.jpg Linda D. Nees

    Linda Darlene Nees, 59, of Shelbyville, IL, died at 2:10 a.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014 in Taylorville Memorial Hospital, Taylorville, IL.

    April 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Betty Glasscock.jpg Elizabeth Lois "Betty" Glasscock

    Elizabeth Lois “Betty” Glasscock, 87, of Gays IL, passed away at 8:45 PM Friday April 18, 2014 in Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL

    April 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Doris Niehls.jpg Doris Jean Niehls

    Doris Jean Niehls, age 80, of Barto, PA passed on from this life Wednesday, March 26 2014. She died on the family farm at the home of her son Jonathan and his wife Mary (Colden), with loving family.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Linda D. Nees

    Linda D. Nees, 59, of Shelbyville, IL, died at 2:10 a.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014 in Taylorville Memorial Hospital, Taylorville, IL.

    April 17, 2014

  • Wanda King.jpg Wanda June King

    Wanda June (Schwenker) King, 76 of Forsyth, IL (formerly of Shelbyville, IL) was called to her eternal home on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:06 PM at home in Forsyth, IL with her loving family by her side.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

Featured Ads
AP Video
Raw: Obama Tours Gyeongbok Palace Swimmer Michael Phelps Back in Competition Raw: Obama Lays Korean War Memorial Wreath Obama Leads Naturalization Ceremony in Seoul Calif. School Bus Crash Hurts Driver, 11 Kids Country Club for Exotic Cars Little Science Behind 'Pollen Vortex' Prediction US Proposes Pay-for-priority Internet Standards Wife Mourns Chicago Doctor Killed in Afghanistan FDA Proposes Regulations on E-cigarettes Kerry Warns Russia of Expensive New Sanctions Mideast Peace Talks Stall on Hamas Deal Cody Walker Remembers His Late Brother Paul Grieving South Korea Puts Up Yellow Ribbons Raw: Kerry Brings His Dog to Work Raw: Girls Survive Car Crash Into Their Bedroom Three U.S. Doctors Killed by Afghan Security Yankees' Pineda Suspended 10 Games for Pine Tar Colleagues Mourn Death of Doctors in Afghanistan Ukraine Launches Operation Against Insurgents
Poll

Do you think the United States should become more involved in the advancements of Russia into the Ukraine?

Yes, militarily
Yes, as peacemakers
No
     View Results
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Helium debate
Helium