* From Rep. Brandon Phelps’ office…
Mrs. Betty Forby, mother of IL Senator Gary Forby, passed away on Saturday, May 24.
Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday, May 26, 2014, at the Hobbs-Johnson Funeral Home & Crematory in Benton. Address: 301 S Main St, Benton, IL 62812. Phone: (618) 438-8711
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with Pastor Joe Zbinden officiating.
Burial will be in the Cobden Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of Southern Illinois and will be accepted at the funeral home.