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Waverly, Illinois Funeral Homes
349 E Tanner Street
Waverly, Illinois 62692
(217) 435-2121
Waverly, Illinois Obituaries and News
CALVIN E. PEGRAM February 18, 2017

He was born Feb. 10, 193,7 in Eldred, Illinois, the son of Clinton and Bessie Bushnell Pegram. Calvin had lived in Quenemo for many years before moving to Waverly in 2006. Calvin graduated from high school in Carrollton, Illinois, and then served in the U ... (Ottawa Herald)

Mary Frazier February 15, 2017

Frazier of Champaign; brother, John Schmidt of Waverly; grandchildren ... She held a bachelor's degree in education from Western Illinois University, Macomb, and a master's degree in education from the University of Illinois, Urbana. (The News-Gazette)

Oma P. Jackson February 10, 2017

She was born Oct. 19, 1959, in Wood County, a daughter of James Franklin Jackson of Illinois and Rosella Riggs of Parkersburg. Oma was a graduate of Parkersburg South High School, and retired from the Wood County Board of Education, having worked at ... (Newsand Sentinel)

Neece Funeral Home February 07, 2017

WAVERLY - Steven R. Points, 65, of Waverly, passed away, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, at his residence. He was born May 9, 1951 in Jacksonville the son of Lester "Bud" and Ruth Bourn Points. He married Connie Stubblefield on... (legacy.com)

Bracing icy conditions in Waverly January 15, 2017

Icy roadways made for a dangerous commute for many in Eastern Iowa Monday morning. For the few who ventured outside in Waverly, they spent the majority of their time scraping, shoveling and clearing off the ice. The potential danger of icy roadways kept ... (13 Your News Leader)


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Funeral Home Reviews
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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Eureka, Illinois
My friend wanted a simple no frills send off. Well I suppose that is exactly what she recieved. Parked in a corner of the basement (as in concret floor, pipes and crummy walls). She was a beautiful woman that could at times be excentric in her style. You would never have guessed that by the plane sheet that covered her. The array of headstones that were in the other corner were a nice touch, all that was missing were some spiderwebs and an errie tape in the back ground. There was not even a place to pray! I know that money plays a part, and that some people want simple but this was disrespectful. If they would donate a corner for the poor I would be willing to decorate it in memory of my friend, so no one elses family has to say good bye in such deplorable conditions.
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Bloomington, Illinois
Your computer system is of no value, other than posting you phone number. I wasn't able to use it to find a funeral let alone the obituary. totally unacceptable.
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Geneva, Illinois
May 13, 2013 was my Dads wake, let me tell ya Dennis could not have made us more comfortable then what he did. He paid attention to all the details, large and small; under the circumstances it is a comfort to have someone looking over these things. We had 90+ attend the wake and many people asked me if we personally knew Dennis and those who worked for him, I said no but that's how they treated all of us.
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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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