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Funeral Notices
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N I X O N, Graham Alan
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 27th May 2014 at 2.30 pm

N I X O N, Graham Alan

Late of Murgon, passed away unexpectedly Monday 19th May 2014

Aged 68 years

Beloved husband of Raelene. Cherished Uncle to all his family.

Family and friends are invited to attend Graham’s Graveside Funeral Service, to be held at the Murgon Monumental Cemetery, Gayndah Road, Murgon, Tuesday 27th May 2014 at 2.30 pm.

Virgo Funerals – Kingaroy – Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

A S K I N, Mary Bessie (nee VOLZ)
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Friday 23rd May 2014 at 10 am

A S K I N, Mary Bessie (nee VOLZ)

Late of Kingaroy, formerly of Coolabunia, passed away peacefully Sunday 18th May 2014

Aged 93 years

Beloved wife of Henry (Dec’d). Loved mother and mother-in-law of Colin and Heather, Brian and Glenda, Keith and Cheryl. Much loved sister of Freda. Cherished Grandma and great-Grandma to all her family.

Family and friends are invited to attend Mary’s Graveside Funeral Service, to be held at the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery, Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, Friday 23rd May 2014 at 10 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart Foundation may be considered with envelopes provided at the Service.

Virgo Funerals – Kingaroy – Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

W H E E L E R, Marjorie
Funeral Service to be held Monday 26th May 2014 at 1 pm.

W H E E L E R, Marjorie

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Friday 16th May 2014.

Aged 105 years and 5 months

Loved wife of Reg (dec’d). Dearly loved aunt to Rob (dec’d), Fred (Sydney), Ian (Melbourne), Brian (Brisbane) and Myee (Caloundra). Cherished great-aunt and great-great-aunt to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Marjorie’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Monday 26th May 2014 at 1 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Orana Lutheran Aged Care Facility may be considered with envelopes provided at the Service.

Virgo Funerals – Kingaroy – Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

H A R L A N D, June Rose
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Friday 23rd May 2014 at 2 pm.

H A R L A N D, June Rose

Late of Yarraman, sadly passed away Tuesday 13th May 2014.

Aged 82 years

Loving wife of Harold (dec’d). Beloved mother of Glenn and Janelle. Cherished grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Graveside Funeral Service for June, to be held within the Yarraman Cemetery, Yarraman-Kooralgin Road, Yarraman, Friday 23rd May 2014 at 2 pm.

Virgo Funerals – Kingaroy – Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

P A R K E R, Doris Evelyn
Funeral Service to be held Saturday 17th May 2014 at 11 am.

P A R K E R, Doris Evelyn

Late of Murgon, passed away peacefully Wednesday 14th May 2014.

Aged 87 years

Loving wife of Roy (dec’d). Beloved mother to Ken, Ray (dec’d) and David. Cherished mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Doris’ Funeral Service, to be held at Castra Retirement Home, 2 Cooper Street, Murgon, Saturday 17th May 2014 at 11 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Salvation Army may be considered with envelopes provided at the Service.

Virgo Funerals – Kingaroy – Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

W H I T T A K E R, Ruby Agnes
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 21st May 2014 at 11 am.

W H I T T A K E R, Ruby Agnes

Late of Kingaroy, sadly passed away peacefully after a brief illness, Tuesday 13th May 2014.

Aged 91 years

A loving mother and mother-in-law to Phillip and Pam, Rosemary, Kathryn and Colin. Cherished grandmother to Paul, Todd, Brandt and Talya. A wonderful great-grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Ruby’s Funeral Service, to be held in St Mary’s Catholic Church, Albert Street, Kingaroy, Wednesday 21st May 2014 at 11 am.

To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

Virgo Funerals – Kingaroy – Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

M C M A H O N, Ella Elizabeth
Funeral Service to be held Monday 19th May 2014 at 10 am.

M C M A H O N, Ella Elizabeth

Late of Murgon and formerly of Jandowae, passed away peacefully Tuesday 13th May 2014.

Aged 84 years

Loving wife of Keith (dec’d). Beloved mother of Heather, Lorraine, Phillip, Gordon, Kenneth, Helen, Glen and Scott. Cherished mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Ella’s Funeral Service, to be held in St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Pring Street, Wondai, Monday 19th May 2014 at 10 am.

To be followed by interment within the Murgon Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Alzheimer’s Association of Queensland may be considered with envelopes provided at the Service.

Virgo Funerals – Kingaroy – Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

S C H I L F, Elwyn Wilfred
Funeral Service to be held Friday 16th May 2014 at 2 pm.

S C H I L F, Elwyn Wilfred

Late of Nanango and formerly of Bell, passed away peacefully Sunday 11th May 2014.

Aged 93 years

Beloved husband of Lois. Loved father and father-in-law of Mervyn and Lorraine, Noel and Leanne, Deanne and Paul, Stephen and Sharon. Cherished Grandad and great-Grandad to all his family.

Family and friends are invited to attend Elwyn’s Funeral Service, to be held in the Immanuel Lutheran Church, 41 Drayton Street, Nanango, Friday 16th May 2014 at 2 pm.

To be followed by interment within the Nanango Lawn Cemetery.

Virgo Funerals – Kingaroy – Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

O ’ S U L L I V A N, Shayne Michael Timothy
Funeral Service to be held Saturday 10th May 2014 at 1pm.

O ’ S U L L I V A N, Shayne Michael Timothy

Late of Townsville and formerly of Murgon, passed away suddenly Saturday 3rdth May 2014

Aged 36 years

Beloved husband of Melissa. Loved son of Brian and Carol (dec’d). Cherished brother, brother-in-law, son-in-law and uncle as well as a great mate who will be sadly missed.

“In our hearts forever”

Family and friends are invited to attend Shayne’s Funeral Service to be held at St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Angel Avenue, Murgon, Saturday 10th May 2014 at 1pm. To be followed by interment within the Wondai Lawn Cemetery.

In Lieu of flowers, donations to the Leukaemia foundation for Amyloidosis research may be considered with envelopes provided at the Service.

Virgo Funerals – Kingaroy – Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

K I L K E N N Y, Donald
Funeral Service to be held Friday 9th May 2014 at 10 am.

K I L K E N N Y, Donald

Late of Forestview Residential Aged Care Facility Wondai, formerly of Kingaroy. Passed away peacefully Sunday 4th May 2014

Aged 84 years

Beloved husband of Margaret, loved father and father-in-law. Cherished grandfather and great grandfather to all his family.

Family and friends are invited to attend Don’s Funeral Service, to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 9th May 2014 at 10 am. To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Leukaemia Foundation may be considered with envelopes provided at the Service.


Virgo Funerals – Kingaroy – Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

K R A U S E, Roland Louis
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Friday 9th May 2014 at 10.30 am.

K R A U S E, Roland Louis

Late of Kingaroy, sadly passed away Friday 2nd May 2014.

Aged 45 years

Loving husband of Gaynor. Beloved son of Louis and Sandra.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Graveside Funeral Service for Roland to be held within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery, Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, Friday 9th May 2014 at 10.30 am.

Virgo Funerals – Kingaroy – Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

P R A T T, Robert Donald (RD)
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Thursday 8th May 2014 at 10.30am.

P R A T T, Robert Donald (RD)

Late of Murgon, passed away Sunday 4th of May 2014.

Aged 75 years

Beloved husband of Grace. Loving father and father-in-law of Basil and Sharon, Sandra (dec’d), Gary and Tracy and adored grandfather to their families.

Loving brother to Earl, Kay Pratt (dec’d), Joy Fennell, Jan Pratt and cherished uncle to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Graveside Funeral Service to Celebrate Bob's life, to be held within the Murgon Lawn Cemetery, Gayndah Road, Murgon, Thursday 8th May 2014 at 10.30am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Parkinson’s Queensland may be considered with envelopes available at the Service.

Virgo Funerals – Kingaroy – Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

R E E D, Morris Aubrey (Boy)
Funeral Service to be held Friday 9th May 2014 at 1 pm.

R E E D, Morris Aubrey (Boy)

Late of Inverlaw, sadly passed away Monday 5th May 2014.

Aged 92 years

Loving husband of Joyce (dec'd). Beloved father and father-in-law of Russell and Jenny Reed, Pamela and Dale (dec’d) Hendry. Adored grandfather and great-grandfather to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Boy’s Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, Friday 9th May 2014 at 1 pm.

To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

In Lieu of flowers, donations to the Kingaroy Show Society may be considered with envelopes provided at the Service.

Virgo Funerals – Kingaroy – Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

S E X T O N, Monica Valma (Monnie)
Requiem Mass to be held Tuesday 6th May 2014 at 10 am.

S E X T O N, Monica Valma (Monnie)

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family, Thursday 1st May 2014.

Aged 87 years

Much loved wife of Jack (dec’d). Beloved mother to Denise, Kay, Cheryl, Karen, Greville (dec’d), John, Madonna and Paul. Cherished mother-in-law, grandmother, great-grandmother to their families and a wonderful sister to Lennie (dec’d), Kay and John.

You are cordially invited to attend a Requiem Mass to celebrate the wonderful life of Monnie, to be held in St Mary’s Catholic Church, 15 Albert Street, Kingaroy, Tuesday 6th May 2014 at 10 am.

To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to St Mary’s Catholic Church, Kingaroy, may be considered with envelopes available at the Service.

Virgo Funerals – Kingaroy – Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

T A I N T O N, James William (Jim)
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Friday 2nd May 2014 at 2 pm.

T A I N T O N, James William (Jim)

Late of Wondai and formerly of Proston and Manly, passed away Monday 28th April 2014.

Aged 63 years

Loving husband of Julie. Beloved father of Tania Hydes, Leanne, Amanda and Christine. Cherished grandfather of Annika, Rebecca and Bradley.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Graveside Funeral Service for Jim, to be held within the Wondai Lawn Cemetery, Bunya Highway, Wondai, Friday 2nd May 2014 at 2 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Murgon Hospital Palliative Care Unit may be considered, with envelopes provided at the Service.

Virgo Funerals – Kingaroy – Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

J O N E S, Eunice Jessie
Funeral Service to be held Friday 2nd May 2014 at 10.30 am.

J O N E S, Eunice Jessie

Late of Goomeri, formerly of Toowoomba.

Passed away after illness, Friday 25th April 2014.

Aged 88 years

Beloved wife of Les (Dec’d). Loved mother and mother-in-law to Claire and Allen. Much loved grandmother to Damien, Rebecca, Brendan, Phillip and cherished great grandmother to all her family.

Family and friends are invited to attend Requiem Mass for Eunice, to be held at St Kevin’s Catholic Church, 17 Hodge Street, Goomeri, Friday 2nd May 2014 at 10.30 am. To be followed by interment within the Garden of Remembrance Cemetery,Toowoomba.

Virgo Funerals – Kingaroy – Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

B L A C K, Barry Oliver
Funeral Service being held Monday 5th May 2014 at 11.00 am.

B L A C K, Barry Oliver

Late of Nanango.

Passed away peacefully , Sunday 27th April 2014.

Aged 74 years

Beloved husband of Cavell. Loving father to Mark and Brian. Cherished Grandpa to Sarah, Georgia, Olivia, Amy and Jack.

Family and friends are invited to attend Requiem Mass for Barry to be held at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, Gipps Street, Nanango, Monday 5th May 2014 at 11am. To be followed by private cremation.

Virgo Funerals – Kingaroy – Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

L E E, Shirley Ann
Funeral Service to be held Saturday 3rd May 2014 at 10.30 am

L E E, Shirley Ann

Late of Nanango

Passed away peacefully Sunday 27th April 2014

Aged 62 years

Beloved wife of Bennie, Loving mother and grandmother of Jay and Karen and their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Shirley’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Saturday 3rd May 2014 at 10.30 am.

In lieu of flowers donations to McGrath Foundation would be appreciated with envelopes available at the service.

“Please wear bright colours”

Virgo Funerals – Kingaroy – Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

E N K E L M A N N, Charles Blair
Funeral Service to be held Friday 2nd May at 10.30 am.

E N K E L M A N N, Charles Blair

Late of Forest View Residential Care Facility, Wondai, formerly of Toowoomba and Dalby.

Passed away peacefully Thursday 24th April 2014

Aged 91 years

Beloved father of Evan, Carolle, Sussanne (Dec'd) Phillip, Richard, loving father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather of their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Charles’ Funeral Service to be held at St Paul’s Lutheran Church, Thorn Street Murgon, Friday 2nd May 2014 at 10.30 am. To be followed by interment within the Murgon Lawn Cemetery.

Virgo Funerals – Kingaroy – Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

B A R N E S, Edward James Cecil
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 1st May 2014 at 11 am.

B A R N E S, Edward James Cecil

Late of Nanango.

Passed away peacefully Sunday 27th April 2014

Aged 83 years

Beloved husband of Joan. Loved father and father-in-law to Ian and Hoffa, Ernie and Debbie, Allan (dec’d). Cherished Poppy to his grand and great-grandchildren.

Family and friends are invited to attend Edward’s Graveside Funeral Service to be held within the Nanango Lawn Cemetery, Appin Street, Nanango, Thursday 1st May 2014 at 11 am.

Virgo Funerals – Kingaroy – Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au