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Charlene Lemmons, 73, of Dale, died 7:58 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center. She was born Sept. 15, 1941, in Joiner, Ark., the daughter of Buford and Stella Morgan Ellison. She married Charles D. Lemmons; he preceded her in death. She is survived by her sons, Charles Lemmons and wife Robin of McLeansboro, David Lemmons and wife Candace of Aurora and Thomas Lemmons and wife Jenny of Aurora; daughters, Billie J. Doogan of McLeansboro, Darlene Trainer and husband Owen of Sturgis, Ky., and Marlene Abbott of Creal Springs; a sister, Patsy Kimbo of Paragould, Ark.; brother and sisters-in-law, Tom Lemmons of McLeansboro, Christine Weaver of Dahlgren, Dora Presley of Harrisburg, Bonnie Bramlet of Lake Charles, La.; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. She was a caregiver at Stuart Estates in McLeansboro for many years. Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, at Gholson Funeral Home in McLeansboro with the Rev. Robert Sefried officiating. Burial was at Digby Hill Cemetery in Dale. Visitation was from noon until the time of services on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Published on  August 6, 2015
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