The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

November 24, 2012

Hearts and darts


DANVILLE — Here are some of the good things readers noticed around the area recently:

The family of Donald Jackson of Danville would like to send hearts “to all the people who sent flowers, food, cards and prayers to our family during the recent loss of our husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend.

“A special thank you to Father Ted, Sister Joann, the doctors, nurses in Intensive Care Unit at Provena United Samaritans medical Center, Village Mall County Market, Jim and Jo’s Bar & Grill and all the family and friends who showed so much compassion during a very difficult time. “May God bless each and every one of you.”

The family of Julie Anne Drake of Danville sends hearts “for all of the donations, prayers, food, cash and help at this difficult time.

“The following companies and families have been helpful: Comcast, Cahill’s, Classy Critters, Mike’s Tattoos, Lynch Fire Department, Terry and Ruth Powell, Karen Huss, Jason Pratt Tattoos, La Potasina, Darby Family, House of Bikes, Toyota of Danville, Les and Wilma Marie, Wes and Betty Packard, Twisted and Teased Salon, South End Salon, Dairy Queen, Rustic Charm and B&J Music.

“Also, Custard Cup, Natosha Redding, MSI Foods, Verizon Buds Cellular, State Farm Insurance, Henk’s Bait and Tackle, MAF Salon, Danville Paper and Supply, Danville Floral, Anker Florist, Fagon Auto Parts, Montana Mike’s, Mainstream Cafe, James and Lindsey Dozier, Wanda, Spanky and the staff at Sarge’s Tap, Backdoor Pizza, Dominos Pizza, Bryants Auto Parts and State Farm, Robert Boyd

“Hearts to Bill’s Auto Repair, Margaret Keller, Steel Grip employees, Kay Mockabee, Rabbittown Antiques, Heartland Fair vendors, Jenny Pipken, Pet and Hobby World, Big Boy, Skin Deep Tattoos, Donna Kearns, AutoZone, Big Lots, Ray and Janet Miller, Flowers on Main, Danville Gardens, Scott and Penny Weidig, Earl Gaudio & Sons, Dollar General, Crain’s Things and Tonya Woods

“Also, Beat-n-Trash, Joanne Fisher, Big R in Tilton, Bob’s Market, Jessica Mayhugh, Dorothy McFarland, Glena Bernita Shelato, Sara and Dustin Brown, Vermilion Advantage, Mary Wicoff and the Commercial-News, KISS Country 103.1, Glenda Beasley, Robinson Chiropractic, East Park Church of Christ, Abundant Life Church, Bill Musgrove, Linda Conrad, Tresa Wright and Frank and Vivian Hoskins

“Hearts to Bill Smith’s Auto Parts, Jennifer Ovall, Eric and Jeanine Goodwine, Amy Snyder, Shanda Drake, Sherman Imler, Lori Bernard, Jimmy See Damage Control, Wanda & John Clay, Donna Collins, Susan Berenz, Leon’s Diner, Brenda Yoho, Geno’s Thrift Shop, Resale Shop, Rawhide Meat Store, Two Brothers, Megdi’s Restaurant, Chelsea’s Cleaning Service, Office Max, Tisha Harvey 31 Consultant, South View faculty, Thomas Excavating Inc., Jo Jo McBride for Auctioning the donations by all the people who donated items.

“Provena Hospice are special people, We cannot thank them enough. Thanks to the people who helped make the benefit a success. Special thanks to Duane, Lindsay, Mario, Janet and Ray for all the hours it took to make this happen. Julie is resting now and in no pain. If we forget anybody, we are sorry.