Obituary: Sechrest

Paul Sechrest (Photo courtesy Duffy-Pils Memorial Home)

CHENOA – Paul David Sechrest, 73, of Chenoa, passed away at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, March 1, 2018 at Accolade Healthcare of Pontiac.

Cremation rites have been accorded with a Celebration of Paul’s life at 10 a.m., Sunday, March 4, 2018 at Pilgrim Holiness Church of Bloomington; with Pastor Martin Laramie officiating. A private family inurnment will take place at a later date in Chenoa Twp. Cemetery, Chenoa.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the family of Paul D. Sechrest c/o Donna Hanna.  Duffy-Pils Memorial Home, Chenoa is in charge of services.

Paul was born May 30, 1944 in Palestine; a son to Donavan and Cora E. (Crum) Sechrest. He later married Imogene Sebens.  She passed away in 2007.  His parents and one son, Ricky Sechrest also preceded him in death.

Survivors include his siblings, Roland (Glenda) Sechrest of Clermont, FL; Donna (Dale) Hanna of Chenoa; Sharon (Rev. Jim) Farney of Frankfort, IN; Wilma Sechrest of Chenoa; Marvin (Bonnie) Sechrest of Chenoa; Myrna (Quentin) Huette of Fairbury; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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