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Charles “Chuck” Day

75-year-old Thompsonville resident, Charles “Chuck” Day died at 6:34 Monday morning, Jan. 19 at his home. He was a truck driver. Survivors include his wife, Ellen Louise Day of Thompsonville; three daughters, Penny Blades and husband Randy of Johnston City, IL, Laura Chaffin and husband Jeffrey of Stonefort and Bridget Preslar of Benton, IL; four […]

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Michael Scott Bassinger

45-year-old Dahlgren resident, Michael Scott Bassinger died Monday, Jan. 19 at the Marion VA Community Living Center in Marion, IL. He had been a maintenance worker for the Village of Dahlgren for 18 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving during Desert Storm and Desert Shield. Survivors include his wife Susannah Jane […]

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Estel Jeanette McDowell

Estel Jeanette McDowell, age 84 of West Salem, IL died on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at Rest Haven Manor in Albion, IL. Jeanette was a member of the First Christian Church of West Salem. She was also a homemaker. Survivivors include her husband of more than 63 years, Richard “Dick” McDowell, two sons: Steve McDowell […]

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Mary Ann (Hardy) Brentlinger

Mary Ann (Hardy) Brentlinger, 87, of Flora died Sunday, January 18, 2015.  She attended Cincinnati Bible Seminary for four years. She later worked at the First Christian Church in Flora as a secretary. She also taught in the public schools in Flora for 24 years. Survivors include her children, John (Jene’) of Flora, Van (Debbie) […]

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Jackie J. Maness

Jackie J. Maness

Jackie Junior Maness, age 75, a resident of Opdyke, IL died at 7:00 A.M. Monday, January 19th, 2015 at his home in Opdyke, IL. He was a retired slaughter house meat cutter. He is survived by:  three sons; James Joe Maness of MO, Ralph Eugene Maness of KY, and Jessie Thomas Maness of NC; two […]

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Margrette Oliver

Margrette Oliver died Saturday, January 17, 2015 at the home of her sister. She worked over 44 years at Airtex Products.  She was a long time active member of King’s Chapel Church. Survivors include children, Mary Haynes and partner James Hall of Bluford, Gary Oliver of Fairfield, and Larry and wife Karen Oliver of Fairfield, […]

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Marie Melton

Marie L. Melton, 84 Winchester, IN, and formerly of Carmi, died on January 18, 2015 at Pine Knoll Nursing Home in Winchester. She retired from AT & T. She is survived by three sons, Kenneth (Pat) Melton of Lynn, IN, Danny K, (Susan) Melton of Winchester, IN and Dennis Ray Melton of Union City, IN; […]

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Nanci L. Lowery

Nanci L. Lowery 71, of Peoria died on Saturday January 17, 2015 at Heartland Manor Care of Peoria. Nanci worked at Ruppman Marketing in Peoria, retiring in 2004. She was a member of Hilltop Campus Church in Peoria. Survivors include her husband, Kenneth; a son Kip (Julie) Perhay of Peoria, daughter Kim (Bill) bleich of […]

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Ted G. Cook

81-year-old Louisville, IL resident, Ted G. Cook, died Friday, January 16 at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon, IL.  He operated heavy equipment throughout his life, working for Geneva Construction and Harold Ray, and attended the Flora Assembly of God Church. Surviving are his wife Joan of Louisville, IL; children, Douglas (Deborah) Cook […]

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Frances C. Lister

71-year-old former Mill Shoals resident, Frances C. Lister of Clay City, IL died at 3:23 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. She had been a cook for various restaurants. Survivors include a son, Tracy Vaughan of Dix, IL; two daughters, Marilyn Rahn and Amanda Vaughan, both of Dix; a brother, […]

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