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Brighton, Illinois Funeral Homes
123 East Center Street
Brighton, Illinois 62012
(618) 372-3712
Brighton, Illinois Obituaries and News
Services Saturday for Nancy Lee February 16, 2017

IL, Allison Lee of Fishers, IN; brother, Mark (Allison) Humbert of Brighton, CO; grandchildren, Nathan, Gavin, and Cameron Biebuyck, Christian and Samuel Lee, Brice and Blake Miller, Parker Lee; great-grandson, Jayden Stabler; and many close, long-time ... (Chesterton Tribune)

Jimmie O'Neal Burgess February 13, 2017

Jimmie married Sandra Sue (Mayberry) Burgess on June 18, 1971 in Hartford, Illinois. She survives and resides in Brighton. He was a operator for Central Stone Rock Quarry, who also served our country in the United States Army Viet Nam War. Jimmie belonged ... (Alton Daily News)

Lytle Leo George February 13, 2017

Olin, whose black Labrador, King Buck, was the national retriever champion in 1952 and 1953.In 1961, Olin offered Leo the manager position at Nilo Farms, the preeminent private shooting preserve near Brighton, IL. Over the next three decades, Leo hosted ... (riverbender.com)

Kenneth Wilburn February 10, 2017

Interment will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery in Pulaski, with full military honors given by the Illinois National Guard Burial Team and area veterans. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Mighty Rivers Regional Worship Center in Cairo ... (The Southern)

Ruth Ann Schadt January 23, 2017

BRIGHTON, Iowa — Ruth Ann Schadt, 72, of Brighton, Iowa, passed away Saturday morning Jan. 21, 2017, at Jefferson County Hospital, in Fairfield, Iowa. She was born Feb. 18, 1944, in Davenport, to Harry and Ruth Louise Davis Brown. Ruth was raised in ... (Quad-Cities Times)


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Funeral Home Reviews
Aurora, Illinois
Do not use this funeral service,take your loved ones somewhere else.they are very unprofessional and unreliable.Do not recommend
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Homewood, Illinois
Tews Funeral Home & Ryans Funeral Home are owned & operated by the same person, Mike Ryan. Please beware! Tews Funeral Home gave some of our sons ashes, after cremation, to people who attended the service without asking permission. We did not find this out until months later. My husband was never asked. IT WOULD HAVE NEVER BEEN AUTHORIZED. One of the people who received the ashes was his x-girlfriend. We feel she is part of the reason he is not with us anymore. My husband feels so violated. After finally getting ahold of Mt. Ryan, he kept beating around the bush and would not answer. Please beware. We wouldn't want this to happen to anyone else.
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Darien, Illinois
Be very careful with this funeral home. They may lack honesty, and or diligence. A year ago we lost a parent/In-Law. We used Modell because the parent's spouse was handled through them. During the arrangements ,with the owners daughter, we informed her that the Parent had changed it's mind, and instead of the full burial package, the Parent had previously decided on, the parent wanted Cremation, and a Memorial service at our Church. The Pastor had become a good friend. The Daughter worked with us on the Urn, cards and the arrangements of the remains. Yet, it appeared to us that she became preoccupied with other matters and wanted to give us over to someone else as soon as she could. On later reflection we questioned ourselves on her leaving us was due to the amount of money we were not spending. Months passed as I went through boxes of the parent's records, gotten food poisoning, and spent weeks sipping Broth and sleeping. As we did not pay in full immediately Modell put the account into collection. While recovering I spent an hour in the morning and another in the afternoon back in the boxes. Discovering, in a bundle of old Bank records, a Customer's copy of a Forethought Funeral Insurance policy written by Modell Funeral Home. I contacted Modell and the daughter answered. I told her what I had discovered, and her immediate response was how glad she was that she was not the person to have handled this. How that person should have checked the records. (She must have been doing something else when she spent over ten minutes checking, or she did find the records?, we do not know). She then asked to take care of the matter for us, for which I declined, having no confidence or trust in her or them. The story continues but the above is the essentials. I still question myself on whether or not she was diligent, or if she had found the policy. Did she have a lack of memory in handling us, or was she trying to cover herself. Did she put us in collection to further gain funds and cover themselves? What was nice, was that in the final meeting she never gave us or offer us any credit for there lack of service, Professional to the end. Oh, I forgot they messed up the cards.
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Country Club Hills, Illinois
I attended the services of Vicki Pittman yesterday and was very disappointed in your services. With today technology you should have known due to the weather, there will have to be a DELAYED BURIAL. The family should not had to put through that long ride from the church to Washington Memory Gardens walk in the mud and standing water to be told this. The Family entrusted you to make this a less painful experience as possible. But LEAKS & Sons let the family and friends down. I will never use your services or refer you to any one. This was very insensitive on Leaks & Sons!!!!!!!!
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Harvey, Illinois
To Valencia and Terrance Moore and family, Our family extend our deepest condolences to you all. We know this is a difficult time for you, but have hope and faith in the beautiful promise OUR CREATOR has given to us. Revelations 21:3,4
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