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Keith Rankin

Keith Rankin, 57, a former resident of McLeansboro, died Wednesday December 10th, 2014 at his home in Spottsville, KY. Keith enjoyed flying model airplanes, and was a member of the Henderson Flying Club and the Bluegrass flying club. Survivors include his parents, Naomi Ruth Carr and Everett Deon Carr; one son:  Kyle (wife Danielle) Rankin […]

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Curtis Randall McDaniel

77-year-old Mt. Vernon, IL resident, Curtis Randall McDaniel, died at 9:05 p.m. Wednesday, December 10 at Nature Trails Nursing & Rehab Center in Mt. Vernon, IL.  He was an accountant and served as assistant superintendent of schools.  He served in the U.S. Air Force with the rank of S/SGT (T). Surviving are a daughter, Lynn […]

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Anna R. Wright

77-year-old Albion resident, Anna R. Wright, died Wednesday, December 10 at her home.  She was a homemaker and member of the First Baptist Church in Albion. Surviving are her husband Richard; one daughter, Tammy (John) Endsley of Albion; one son, Gary (Denise) Wright of Joliet, IL; one brother, Robert Jenkins of Hedgesville, WV; eight grandchildren, […]

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Arthur M. Capps

93-year-old Arthur M. Capps died at 5 a.m. Tuesday, December 9 at Mt. Vernon Health Care Center in Mt. Vernon, IL.  He was retired from the U.S. Postal Service.  He served in WW II and received medals earned during his service in WW II.  He was a Master Mason, Grand Lodge of A.F.  & A.M. […]

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Emersyn Reese Barber

Emersyn Reese Barber returned to Heaven before she was born on Saturday, December 6th, 2014 at 11:57 a.m. at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, IN. Privileged to have her briefly but in their hearts and memories forever, are her parents; Mariah and Caleb Barber of El Paso, Texas, grandparents, Anita and Mark Pettigrew of Mt. […]

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Charles Ray Pritchett

88-year-old Grayville resident, Charles Ray Pritchett, died at 2:45 a.m. Wednesday, December 10.  He served in the U.S. Army, and after completing basic training at Fort Knox, KY boarded a ship in San Francisco, CA for the South Pacific Ocean.  His unit was stationed in the Phillipine Islands, then sent to Yokohama, Japan soon after […]

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Betty Marshel

75-year-old Fairfield resident, Betty Marshel, died at 12:10 p.m. Tuesday, December 9 at Select Specialty Hospital in Evansville, IN.  She was a homemaker and member of the Fairfield Community of Christ Church. Surviving are two sons, Bret (Barbara) Marshel of Fairfield and Bart (Lisa) Marshel of Goodyear, AZ; two daughters, Diana (Dale) Green of Texico, […]

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Wanda “Leeza” Wright

81-year-old Fairfield resident, Wanda “Leeza” Wright, died at 8:30 p.m. Monday, December 8 at Way-Fair Nursing Home.  She was a homemaker and had been a florist. Surviving are her husband Ralph of Fairfield; two sons, and one daughter. The body will be cremated and there will be no services for Wanda “Leeza” Wright.  Johnson & […]

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Ruth Evelyn Miller

94-year-old Albion resident, Ruth Evelyn Miller, died Sunday, December 7 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital.  She and her husband Gilbert farmed their entire married life in the West Village community. Surviving are Ronald (Judy) Miller of Moro, IL; four grandchildren and spouses, seven great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Norma Wick and Patsy Miller of Albion; and […]

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Jewel Maxine Keaton

78-year-old McLeansboro resident, Jewel Maxine Keaton, died at 8:25 p.m. Sunday, December 7 at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro.  She had been a lab technician and employed at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro. Surviving are two daughters, Pat Gray and Glenna Sutton both of McLeansboro; grandchildren, Dustin Sutton of Cape Girardeau, MO, Joseph Sutton and […]

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