James Maberry

James D. Maberry, 34, of Havana was pronounced dead at 3:13 a.m. Sunday, July 31, 2005, at OSF Saint Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington. He died in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 55 in McLean County.

He was born Aug. 22, 1970, in Peoria, a son of Kenneth and Terry Phipps Maberry. He married Denise Cohee on Sept. 16, 1994, in Havana. She survives.

Also surviving are his parents of Peoria; four sons, James II of Decatur, Aaron of Havana, and Jessie and David, both of Kilbourne; two daughters, Kimi Maberry of Havana and Summer Maberry of Kilbourne; two brothers, Jeffry, his twin, of Ipava and Jody of Spokane, Wash.; one sister, Tammy Maberry of Peoria; one half brother, Kevin of Simi Valley, Calif.; one half sister, Dennett Solomon of Simi Valley; and one grandfather, Albert Phipps of Peoria.

He was preceded in death by one grandfather and two grandmothers.

He was a manager for Pizza Hut and was a delivery person for the Peoria Journal Star.

He was a member of the Bath Volunteer Fire Department and was a former emergency medical technician in Centralia.

He was a member of the North American Fishing Club.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Hurley Funeral Home in Havana with Rev. Joel Newton officiating. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. tonight at the funeral home. Additional services will be Friday at Williams Funeral Home in Highlandville, Mo. Burial will be in Maberry Cemetery in Highlandville.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 8/3/2005

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