The Rev. Wayne Clayton Hess, Franklin

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The Rev. Wayne Clayton Hess

The Rev. Wayne Clayton Hess, 87, completed his earthly journey on Monday, Aug. 12, 2013. He passed to spirit at home in Franklin.

Surviving is June Hess, his loving wife of more than 60 years; daughter, Linda (Charlie) Driggers of Stanford, Ill.; son, Jonathan (Jody) Hess; and grandchildren Catherine, Claudia and Christian Hess. Surviving siblings are Mary Moran of Prescott, Ariz., Gladys Lindsay of Rockford, Ill., and Harold Hess of Byron, Ill.

He was predeceased by his parents, Katie and Milton Hess; a son, David Hess; and eight brothers and sisters.

A service of remembrance will be at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 31 at Grace United Methodist Church, 1300 E. Adams St., Franklin. Visitation will follow the services at the church.

Memorials may be made to the student scholarship fund of Africa University, in care of Illinois Great Rivers Conference, The United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 19207 Springfield, IL 62794-9207; or the charity of the donor’s choice.

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