Obituaries

longbons50-year-old Bone Gap resident, Richard D. Longbons, died at 8:30 a.m. Friday, September 5 at Bone Gap.  He worked at Champion/Fram.

Surviving are his mother, Lavina (George) Ray of Olney; one son, Richard Cabot Longbons of Bone Gap; two

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Carolyn Hinkle71-year-old Fairfield resident, Carolyn J. Hinkle, died at 8:54 p.m. Friday, September 5 at her home.  She was a retired insurance agent, and a member of the Rock Community Church.

Surviving are her husband Eddie Hinkle; five daughters, Lauri

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94-year-old Carmi resident, Anna Q. Hortin, died at 11:15 p.m. Thursday, September 4 at Phoenix Rehab and Nursing.  She was a homemaker and 6th grade teacher, teaching music, English and reading at Enfield, Crossville and Carmi Grade School. 

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90-year-old Ellery resident, Agnes M. Piercy, died Friday, September 5 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN.  She worked for the U.S. Postal Service as a clerk for many years.   She was also a member of the Ellery

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Ruth Beckel93-year-old Ruth Eleanor (Gregory) Beckel died at 10:20 a.m. Friday, September 5 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital.  She retired from Airtex in 1983 after 44 years service.

Surviving are a cousin, Geraldine Johnson; her caregiver, Patty Billington; several cousins and

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Dale Snake Henson71-year-old Cisne resident, Dale “Snake” Henson, died at 1:40 p.m. Friday, September 5 at his home.  He was a retired farmer.

Surviving are his wife Laura; one daughter, Dalisa Draper of Orchardville; one son, Steve (Jenny) Henson of Flora;

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Maria Chalcraft photo92-year-old Fairfield resident, Maria M. Chalcraft, died at 5:20 p.m. Wednesday, September 3 at Wayfair Nursing  and Rehab.  She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and had attended the Golden Gate United Methodist Church.

Surviving are

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Harold Holmes IIHarold V. Holmes, 85, of Fairfield, IL passed away Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at Way-Fair Nursing & Rehab Center at Fairfield, IL. He was a retired farmer and oil field pumper.  He was a Marine Corp Veteran having served

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Shane Richard Wicinski, infant son of Anthony & Michelle Wicinski of Geff, IL passed away on Sunday, August 31, 2014 at the Good Samaritan Regional Health Center at Mt. Vernon, IL.

Shane is survived by his parents Anthony and Michelle;

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89-year-old Albion resident, Marjorie M. Mix died Tuesday, April 22 at Rest Haven Manor in Albion.

Survivors include a daughter, Susan (John) Roberts of Cedartown, GA; a son, Lowell “Pat” Mix of Fairfield; a brother, James (Carol) Prater; three grandchildren,

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