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!cid_BE2D9F36-5216-480D-B94B-A356B0575F5C@westell87-year-old McLeansboro resident, Thomas Wenfield Wheeler died at 9:10 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2 at the Hamilton County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in McLeansboro. A veteran of WW II and the Korean War, he was an independent contractor, operating Tom Wheeler

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Carol ColeCarol  Jean Cole, age 72 a resident of Mt Vernon Il passed away at 5:35 am. Thursday October 3, 2013 in White Oaks Rehabilitation & Health Care Center in Mt. Vernon Il Carol was a client supervisor with

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Jerry Crisel has been elected Associate Judge for the Second Judicial Circuit.  Crisel is a native of Edwards County, and currently serves as public defender in both Edwards and White Counties. A longtime Albion attorney, Crisel is a former

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Curtis Simpson63-year-old Fairfield resident, Curtis Dickey Simpson died at 4:45 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25 at Way-Fair in Fairfield. He and his father owned and operated E.L. Simpson and Son Plumbing in Fairfield for 34 years.  A 1968 graduate of Fairfield

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vest97-year-old Fairfield resident, M. Margaret Vest died at 6:45 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 at Way-Fair Nursing Home. She had been a nurses aid at Fairfield Memorial Hospital for 27 years.

Survivors include a son, Gordon Vest of Henderson, KY; grandchildren,

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78-year-old Fairfield resident, Bobbie L. Smith died at 12:19 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12 at Way-Fair in Fairfield. He worked at Airtex Products in Fairfield

Survivors include his wife, Darlene Smith of Fairfield; daughters, Debra Rae Smith of Fairfield and Linda

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Cook, betty81-year-old Geff resident, Betty Jane Lewis Cook died Tuesday, August 20 at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Evansville.

Survivors include children, Douglas Cook of Norris City, Carol Anderson of Cisne, Cheryl Trout of Norris City, Steve Cook of Geff, Cindy

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66-year-old Carmi native, Richard Keith Wells of Wentzville, MO died Wednesday afternoon following a heart attack at his place of business in Portage Des Sioux, MO.  A veteran of the U.S. Army, he was a retired realtor, operated the

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Campbell, doreen62-year-old McLeansboro resident, Doreen Campbell died at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7 in Concho, AZ.  She was a homemaker.

Survivors include two daughters, Theresa Borges of Belleville, IL and Deanna Honeycutt of Kingman, AZ; a son, Richard Campbell of

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Dora Abby83-year-old West Salem resident, Dora Etta (Gumbrell) Abby died Wednesday, July 31 at Oakview Heights Continuous Care in Mt. Carmel  She had worked in various offices, including the County Clerk and Circuit Clerk’s offices in Albion.

Survivors include her

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