Obituaries

Dana Aydt Pic 00186-year-old McLeansboro resident, Dana Belle Aydt, died at 8:45 a.m. Friday, July 18 at Enfield Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Enfield.  She was a Kitchen Technician for the State of Illinois, and a past member of the Manteno,

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Eil Hook Photo103-year-old McLeansboro resident, Eli Hook died at 9:20 a.m. Thursday, July 17 at Hamilton Memorial Nursing Center in McLeansboro. He had been a Sexton Foreman with the Anheuser Busch Railway in St. Louis. He taught Sunday School for 15

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Rita Lane84-year-old Rinard resident, Rita Lane died at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 16 at Cisne Rehabilitation & Health Care Center. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include daughters, Linda (Charles) Kincaid of Fairfield, Brenda (Brian) Farrey of Flora and Sally (Ed) Baker

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Donna C. Sluder, 73 of Carmi, died Wednesday afternoon July 16, 2014 at the Wabash Christian Retirement Center in Carmi. She had worked at the Carmi Coffee Shop for 30 years.

She is survived by her husband, Kenneth; one brother,

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56-year-old Cave-In-Rock resident, Kenneth Dale Hunt died at 4:35 p.m. Sunday, July 6 at Rosiclare, IL. He was a timber worker.

Survivors include brothers, Chuck Hunt of Carlyle, IL and Russ Hunt of Manchester, KY; sisters, Mary Ellen Griffin and

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Raymond George Spencer, 75, of Crossville, IL, died Monday, July 14, 2014, at Wabash Christian Retirement Center in Carmi, IL.  Raymond attended the Crossville Missionary Baptist Church and was a member of Rotary International and the Ruritan Club. After

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Richard McKinney67-year-old Mount Vernon, IL resident, Richard McKinney died at 7:34 p.m. Sunday, July 13 at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.  A U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam era, he was a machinist.

Survivors include his wife,

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Ruth YorkRuth York, 89 of Fairfield, formerly of Enfield died at 11:45 PM, Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Way-Fair Nursing Home in Fairfield.  She was a homemaker; a Sunday School Teacher at Asbury Methodist Church in Enfield, and a member

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James D ElderJames D. Elder, 89, of Carmi, IL, died Sunday, July 13, 2014, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN.  A U.S. Navy veteran of WW II, he was a member of the VFW and American Legion. Other memberships include Kiwanis

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Connie Kittinger 2Connie Lou Kittinger, 75, of Carmi, IL, died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Evansville, IN. Connie began her career as a reservation agent for United Airlines, and later Ozark Airlines.  She was a member

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