Obituaries

Rae PlumleeEunice “Rae” Plumlee, age 81, of Flora, Illinois, died Saturday, September 27, 2014, at her home in Flora.  She worked for several years with her husband Bill in the office of Golden Rule Insurance in Flora.

Rae is survived

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Francis Kaufman photo82-year-old Piopolis resident, Francis Joseph Kaufman, died at 2:55 p.m. Saturday, September 27 at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro.  He was a construction worker, and member of St. John Baptist Catholic Church at Piopolis.

Surviving are a sister, Mechtilda

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Jack Rubenacker Photo77-year-old McLeansboro resident, Oscar John “Jack” Rubenacker, died at 6:55 p.m. Friday, September 26 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN.  He was a farmer, and served in the U.S. Army in Korea.

Surviving are his wife Pearl J. Rubenacker

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Bernadine Smith93-year-old Albion resident, Bernadine Smith, died Friday, September 26 at Rest Haven Manor in Albion.  She was a homemaker and worked alongside her husband on the family farm.  She was also an expert seamstress and member of the

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rileyRiley Marce Eads, age 12, of Olney, Illinois died Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at Franklin Hospital in Benton, Illinois. Riley was born February 18, 2002 in Robinson, Illinois to Ronnie W. and Christy (Tannahill) Eads.  He enjoyed doing many

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Marvin Russell Mingus, Jr., 75, of Carmi, died Friday, September 26, 2014 at 9:28 a.m. at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville. He had worked in the oilfield and at Ainsbrook Sewing Factory and was a Army veteran of the Korean War.

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Bennie H. Clifton, 79, of Cisne, IL passed away at 9:45PM Thursday, September 25, 2014 at Way-Fair Nursing and Rehab Center at Fairfield, IL.  He was a retired farmer and cowboy, having worked for the Barnard Stock Farms for

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Ina Lee SampleIna Lee Sample, of Ellery died Thursday evening at her home.  Ina Lee spent most of her 83 years living on their farm, south of Ellery.  She was born November 27, 1930 to Frank and Ora Mitchell. 

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Mildred Musgrave cropped96-year-old Fairfield resident, Mildred Louise Musgrave died at 10:55 Thursday morning, Sept. 25 at her home.  She was a homemaker.

Survivors include daughters, Marilyn Legg of Fairfield, Carolyn Musgrave of Geff and Lea (Ron) Bozarth of Fairfield; sons, Earl,

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Alice TrueAlice True, 59 of West Salem, IL died Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at her home. She was currently serving as the pastor of Zion United Methodist Church in West Salem, IL. She was a minister in the United Methodist Church

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