Obituaries for Feb. 8, 2019

Roger Dotson

MAHOMET — Roger Dotson, 71, of Mahomet died at 5:40 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Owens Funeral Home, 102 E. Dunbar St., Mahomet.


Leo Ensign

MAHOMET — Leo Ensign, 84, of Mahomet died at 4:18 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at home. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Blair-Owens Funeral Home, 102 E. Dunbar St., Mahomet.


Robert Hodge

MANSFIELD — Robert Hodge, 89, of Mansfield died at 9:55 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at Meadowbrook Health Center, Urbana. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Heath and Vaughn Funeral Home, 201 N. Elm St., Champaign.


Shirley Perkins

MAHOMET — Shirley Ann Perkins, 88, passed away Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at 1 p.m. at Farmer City Rehab and Health Care.

She was born Nov. 18, 1930, in Mahomet, to Barney and Hazel White. She married Thomas Wayne Perkins on Feb. 3, 1950, in Mahomet. He survives.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Dale White.

Also surviving are a son, Thomas E. (Julia) Perkins of Canton, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Shirley grew up on a farm in Mahomet and lived in the area her entire life. She was employed by Sears Roebuck for several years and retired from the University of Illinois. She loved being outside and working on the farm.

Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial from 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 17 at the Mansfield Fire Department.

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