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    Effective: April 20, 2024 @ 12:00am
    Expires: April 20, 2024 @ 8:00am
    WHAT
    Temperatures in the lower 30s.
    WHERE
    In Illinois, Bureau, Putnam, Henry IL, Mercer, Rock Island, and Whiteside Counties. In Iowa, Muscatine, Scott, Henry IA, and Louisa Counties.
    WHEN
    From midnight tonight to 8 AM CDT Saturday.
    IMPACTS
    Frost and freeze conditions could kill crops, other sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor plumbing.
    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
    Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold.

Janice Pickard
1933-2025

Janice Pickard, 91, of Ponte Verdra Beach, Florida, formerly of Macomb, Illinois died on February 27, 2024.

She was born on January 12, 1933 in Rushville, Illinois the daughter of Meyer and Lelsle (Skiles) Kinnear. She married her husband of 70 years, Jack Pickard, on August 30, 1953. He preceded her in death on August 21, 2023.

She is survived by her children, Pamela Perdue of Mount Airy, North Carolina and Commander Patrick Pickard USN (Ret) of Ponte Verda Beach, Florida.

Janice graduated from Rushville High School and attended Western Illinois University. She worked at the Colchester Savings and Loan from 1955 to1968 and served as a State of Illinois Court Reporter for the 9th Judicial Circuit from 1968 until her retirement in 1992.

Cremation rites have been accorded and a celebration of life will be held later this year.

Memorials may be made in her honor to the American Lung Association.

Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home in Macomb is in charge of arrangements.

You may leave condolences and sign the guest book online at clugston-tibbitts.com.