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Billie Duncan

Reverand Dr. Billie J. Duncan, 92, returned to his heavenly home on December 1, 2017 at Wabash Christian Village. His devotion to his family and his firm belief...
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Billie Duncan

Kenneth Willis

Kenneth P. Willis, 84, of McLeansboro, passed away 1:20 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, at SSM Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.
Visitation will be 10 a.m. to...
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Kenneth Willis

Kendall Adams

Kendall Adams, 67, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, passed away unexpectedly on November 10, 2017 in Tulsa. He was the son of James W. and Ruth (Maulding) Adams. A...
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Kendall Adams

Carl Lowry

Carl Edward Lowry, 79, left this world to be in his heavenly home on November 25, 2017. His devotion to his wife and family and his firm belief in God supported...
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Carl Lowry

Emma Irvin

Emma Dee Irvin, 96, a resident of McLeansboro, IL, passed away Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at Ferrell Hospital in Eldorado, IL.
She was born in Broughton, IL on...
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Emma Irvin

Kay Dobson

Kay E. Dobson, 80, of Machesney Park, IL, passed away Wednesday, November 15, 2017. She was born in 1937, in Dale (Hamilton County), IL, the daughter of Paul &...
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Kay Dobson

John Edwards

John W. Jay Edwards, 95, formerly of McLeansboro, IL, passed away Monday, November 20, 2017 at his residence in Orlando, FL.
He was born in Gallatin County, IL...
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John Edwards

Mary Waggoner

Mary Maxine Waggoner, age 89 of Marshall and formerly of Bridgeport, passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, November 10, 2017. She was born in Hamilton...
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Mary Waggoner

Ralph Jones

Ralph Douglas Jones, 69, of McLeansboro, passed away 2:35 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Marion VA Hospital in Marion.
As per Ralph's wishes, he will be...
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Ralph Jones

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Norma Tennyson

80, passed away Sunday, December 10, 2017. Funeral services will be held 12/14/17 at 9:00 a.m. at the Belle Rive Missionary Baptist Church. For more...
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Norma Tennyson

Myrna Skelton

72, passed away December 4, 2017 at the Hamilton Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held Thursday, December 7, 2017 at the Gholson Funeral Home in...
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Myrna Skelton

Harold Holdren

90, passed away Saturday, December 2, 2017. Funeral services were held 12/6/2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Dale Pentecost Church with the Rev. Mike Glenn officiating....
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Harold Holdren

Paul Ingram

92, passed away Thursday, November 30, 2017. Funeral services were held Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the Gholson Funeral Home in McLeansboro. He was laid to...
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Paul Ingram

Barbara Mayberry

87, passed away 11/8/2017. Funeral: 11/11/2017 at 1:30 pm at the Gholson Funeral Home in McLeansboro. For more information, visit www.gholsonfuneralhome.com.
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Barbara Mayberry

Wendell Walden

Visitation from 4-8 pm on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at Colvin Funeral Home, Princeton, IN. Service at 11 am on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at the funeral home....
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Wendell Walden

Joseph Unfried

Funeral Mass held October 17, at St John the Evangelist Catholic Church
Burial at St Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Elizabeth, IL
Full Military Rites Accorded
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Joseph Unfried

Alma Coggins

71, of Nason, Illinois passed away 10/9/2017. Memorial Visitation: 10/13/2017 from 5:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M. at Newell Funeral Home in Waltonville. Memorial Service:...
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Alma Coggins

Ronald Sandusky

78, passed away Monday, October 2, 2017. Funeral services: Saturday, 10/7/2017, 1:00 p.m. at the Gholson Funeral Home in McLeansboro. Visitation: Saturday,...
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Ronald Sandusky

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Condolences forBillie Duncan
Pastor Billy was once of my all-time favorite Pastors, especially in my youth. He was a great example of a Christian & a Pastor....I remember... Read more
By Valerie Morris

Condolences forLarry Taylor
Dad was always proud of his southern Illinois roots, the beginning of his faith and schooling there. Read more
By Sherry Taylor Belisle

Condolences forBilly Ragan
Bill was a special friend of mine throughout grade and high school. He was good gentle man as far as I was able to visit with him throughout the... Read more
By Stephen Bell