Obituaries

68-year-old Willington, IL resident, Freddie Ross Bruner died at 10:10 a.m. Thursday, July 17 at RML Hospital in Chicago.  He was a laborer.

Survivors include his mother, Georgia Richardson Bruner; a son, Andy (Frankie) Bruner of Willington, IL; a

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Betty Melrose88-year-old Fairfield resident, Betty Melrose died at 2:16 a.m. Tuesday, July 29 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital. She had been a secretary at Center Street School.

Survivors include her husband, Dan Melrose of Fairfield; daughters, Debbie (David) Love of Fairfield and

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verlaVerla J. Richardson, age 64, a resident of McLeansboro, Illinois died on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 8:15 PM at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.  She was a retired cashier from Huck’s Convenience Store in Carmi.

Survivors include her

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70-year-old Fairfield resident, Della M. Morris, died at 10:40 a.m. Thursday, July 24 at Way Fair Nursing Home.  She had worked at Continental Tire.

Surviving are a son, Tom Alexander of Fairfield; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild; one sister,

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Leon Bennett

Leon Bennett, 66, of Xenia, IL died at 2:14 a.m. Friday, July 25, 1914, at his home. He was an Auto-Diesel Mechanic, maintenance man for Continental General Tire for over thirty years, and an US Army Infantry Veteran serving during

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brake47-year-old Albion resident, Timothy R. Brake died at 2:15 Thursday morning at Fairfield Memorial Hospital. He had been a process tech at Fram Filtration and was a member of the House of Prayer in Albion.

Survivors include a son, Bobby

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lonnie stennet60-year-old Geff resident, Lonnie Lee (Bimbo) Stennett died at 6:20 a.m. Thursday, July 24 at his home. A veteran of the Vietnam War, he was a retired truck driver and carpenter.

Survivors include his mother, Dorothy Stennett of Fairfield; his

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gottReverend Everett E. Gott, 89, of Enfield died Wednesday July 23, 2014, at his daughter’s home in Gordon, Georgia.  During WWII, Everett worked installing hydraulic systems in P-47s at Republic Aviation in Evansville, IN.  He then attended Linotype

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Frances Rutan91-year-old Fairfield resident, Frances L. Rutan died at 7:15 a.m. Wednesday, July 23 at her home in Fairfield. She had been a Nurse’s Aide.

Survivors include daughters, Beverly Rister and Pat Frankland of Fairfield and Sally Fry of Dallas, TX;

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Vahling, Jeremy33-year-old Bone Gap resident, Jeremy Alan Vahling died at 10:55 a.m. Tuesday, July 22 at his home.  He had worked at Wal-Mart for over 12 years in Flora where he served as Support Manager. He had been involved in

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