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Bobby Polston

Bobby E. Polston

Bobby E. Polston, 82, of Grayville died Wednesday, Nov. 12 at the home of his daughter, Barbara Murrell, in Parkersburg. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War, Survivors include sons Daniel “Woody” Polston of East Peoria, Illinois, Robert Polston of Columbus, Illinois, Larry “Red” Polston of Lowpoint, Illinois; daughter Barbara (Willie) Murrell […]

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Rex Thompson

56-year-old McLeansboro resident, Rex Thompson died Monday, Nov. 10 at the VA Medical Center in Marion, Ill.   A U.S. Marine Corps veteran, he was a laborer. Survivors include two brothers, Larry and Robert Thompson of McLeansboro; two sisters, Vera Smith and husband Tom of Dale and Teresa Brown of McLeansboro along with several nieces […]

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Eric Eugene Rothrock

Eric Eugene Rothrock, age 41 of West Salem, IL died on Sunday, November 9, 2014 at Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO. Eric enjoyed running construction equipment, and was a Demolition Derby enthusiast.  He was a welder by trade and worked for many large companies in that capacity. Survivors include his parents, Edward and Jean […]

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Darrell C. Smith

84-year-old Fairfield resident, Darrell C. Smith died at 10:30 a.m. Monday, November 10 at Way-Fair in Fairfield. He was a retired farmer. He was also a Morman Feed salesman for the Cisne and Johnsonville area and had been a jailer at the Wayne County jail. Survivors include his wife, Mary Smith of Fairfield; a son, […]

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Mary Harris

95-year-old Cherokee Village, Arkansas resident, Mary Harris died at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8 at Cherokee Village. A homemaker, she was a member of the First United Methodist Church, the DAR and PTO. Survivors include a son, Gary (Connie) Harris of Cherokee Village, Arkansas; 5 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Funeral services for Mary Harris will […]

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Donald Compton

Donald Gene Compton

86-year-old Fairfield resident, Donald Gene Compton died at 6:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 9 at Countryside Manor in Mount Vernon. A Teamster, he worked for Meadow Gold Dairy.  He was a member of the Ellen Moore United Methodist Church in Fairfield and the Fairfield Elks Club. Survivors include daughters, LaDonna “Sue” Urba of Bluford and Terri […]

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Frances “Leota” Boewe

Frances “Leota” Boewe, age 95, of West Salem, IL died on Saturday, November 08, 2014 at Wabash Christian Retirement Center, Carmi, IL. Leota was a member of Zion United Methodist Church in West Salem, Eastern Star and a retiree of Champion Laboratories in West Salem. She is survived by her son, Steve Boewe and wife […]

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Eva J. Rosteck

Eva J. Rosteck, 71 of Effingham, died at 12:40 p.m., Saturday, November 8, 2014 at Evergreen Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Effingham. Funeral services for Eva J. Rosteck will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at Bauer Funeral Home in Effingham, with burial at 1:30 p.m. in Richardson Hill Cemetery in Dahlgren, […]

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Roy Newton

83-year-old McLeansboro resident, Roy Newton died at 11:15 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 8 at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro.  A veteran of the Korean War, he was a retired meat cutter. He was a member of the Freedom Missionary Baptist Church in McLeansboro. Survivors include his wife, Lela Mae Newton of McLeansboro; a daughter, Linda Edwards […]

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