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Palmyra, Illinois Funeral Homes
201 Main Street
Palmyra, Illinois 62674
(217) 436-2214
Palmyra, Illinois Obituaries and News
Elliott, Charles Harold February 03, 2017

DECATUR -- Mr. Charles Harold Elliott age 86 of Palmyra passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at Meadow View Health Care and Rehab. Mr. Elliott was born April 14, 1930 in Macon County, Illinois the son of Everett and Ethel Voyles Elliott. He was a ... (Herald & Review)

Obituary: William Ray February 01, 2017

Bill joined the Air Force in 1954 and served stateside at Scott Air Force base in Bellevue, Illinois and Selfridge Air Force Base ... US sites including the 'Hill Cumorah Pageant' near Palmyra, New York and Niagara Falls. After his military discharge ... (Twin Falls Times-News)

Doyle helps Palmyra improve to 2-0 in CCC January 26, 2017

MACON, Mo. -- Casch Doyle led the Palmyra boys basketball team with 15 points in a 58-46 conference victory at Macon Friday. Palmyra (6-9, 2-0 in the Clarence Cannon Conference) jumped ahead to a 21-8 first-quarter lead and never trailed. Peyton Plunkett ... (Quincy Herald-Whig)

Syrian activists say IS has killed 12 captives in Palmyra January 18, 2017

BEIRUT -- The Islamic State group has killed 12 people it held captive in Syria's ancient Palmyra by shooting and beheading them, with some of the slayings carried out in the city's second-century Roman amphitheater, activists said on Thursday. The ... (Daily Herald)

Palmyra School District announces next superintendent January 18, 2017

The Palmyra School Board approved the promotion of a principal ... Handful of rat virus cases seen in Wisconsin and Illinois Health officials are investigating how a rare rat virus called the Seoul virus infected eight people in Wisconsin and Illinois. (13 Your News Leader)


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Funeral Home Reviews
Savoy, Illinois
Most obit's have an area where condolences may be sent, however this one is only possible to send flowers. Crass commercialization at the begining and the end I see.
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Chicago, Illinois
This place sucks they will cheat you SHEILA REID IS A DISGRACE TO MR. BRANCH
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Melrose Park, Illinois
Terrible service, untrustworthy, state closed him down for nonpayment
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Chicago, Illinois
I am writing on behalf of the family of deceased, Larry S Edwards. I came to Chicago, from Ohio, to attend the funeral of Larry Edwards. I accompanied my family to your facility to help with the arrangements for Larry's funeral, on several occasions. I just wanted to tell you how impressed we were with the professionalism of your entire staff. With so much involved with the loss of a loved one and then having to plan a funeral, it was so comforting to walk into your offices and leave feeling as if the funeral was one less thing we had to stress about. We felt that Gatlings would take care of not only our loved one, but our family as well. The staff at Gatlings did exactly that. Your drivers were always on time and courteous. Your entire staff were extremely well dressed. Your facility was immaculate and all of your workers were very well organized. They were also very patient, especially at the end of the funeral when everyone was saying their goodbyes to loved ones, your driver said for us to take as long as we needed. Your drivers assisted everyone in and out of the cars, they drove as if they were carrying precious cargo. We never felt rushed or as though we were an inconvenience in any way. Your office staff were extremely patient with my family members. We made several changes to the obituary after the draft had been printed. Your staff continually told us, 'We are here to do whatever you need, we'll take care of you.' Our loved one, Larry Edwards, had been very sick for a very long time. When we viewed the body, everyone kept saying how peaceful he looked and what a wonderful job Gatlings had done. We cannot thank you enough for taking care of our loved one and our family. By the time our experience with Gatlings came to an end, we felt as though we had gained a new family. Please share this letter with your employees. I want them to know how very much they are appreciated. The family of Larry S. Edwards
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Pleasant Hill, Illinois
Our family has been taken care of by this funeral home for 40 years or more and we've never had a complaint. Mr. Lummis makes the entire ordeal easier and helps with so many of the minute details.
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