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2019 11/15 – Leo John Murphy

Leo John Murphy, age 66 of Salem, passed away on November 6, 2019 in Salem. Leo worked as an incinerator operator, window washer and retired as a CNA. He was a member of the St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Keansburgh, New Jersey along with membership in the Knights of Columbus. No public services will be…read more »

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2019 11/15 – Judy Warren

Judy Warren, 73, of Denham Springs, Louisiana, formerly of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away on November 5, 2019. A Graveside Service will be held Friday, November 15, 2019 at 10:30 A.M. at Oakwood Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Illinois with Mr. Randy Sells officiating. Interment will follow. Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit hugheyfh.com…read more »

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2019 11/15 – Elizabeth Ann ‘Beth’ Whitt

Elizabeth Ann ‘Beth’ Whitt of Vandalia passed away at 7:50 p.m. on Friday, November 8, 2019, at the Lakeland Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Effingham, Illinois, where she had resided since October 17th.  She was a patient at Fayette County Hospital in Vandalia before being taken to Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana, on…read more »

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2019 11/14 – Susan Diana Smith

Susan Diana Smith, age 57 of Iuka, passed away on November 8, 2019, at her home. Susan was a cashier and a cook at Casey’s General Store. Funeral services for Susan Diana Smith will be held on Thursday, November 14, 2019, at 1:00 pm at Rogers- Atkins Funeral Home with David Williams officiating.  Burial will…read more »

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2019 11/14 – Shirley Louise Draege

Shirley Louise Draege, 83, of Woodlawn, Illinois passed away on November 10, 2019 at Saint Louis University Hospital in Saint Louis, Missouri. Shirley was blessed with sixty-five years of marriage to her high school sweetheart. She worked alongside her husband running the family farm while raising three children. Shirley assisted in baby sitting and caring…read more »

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2019 11/14 – Joyce Diane (Hawkins) Mercer

Joyce Diane (Hawkins) Mercer, age 85 of Salem, passed away on Monday, November 11, 2019 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. Joyce attended Kell school and was a graduate of the Class of 1952 at Salem Community High School. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Salem. She worked…read more »

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2019 11/14 – John Knapp

John Knapp, 58, of Dix, passed away peacefully Saturday, November 9, 2019, at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri, surrounded by his family. John owned and operated Knapp Concrete Construction for 20 plus years. He was of the Christian Faith and was a member of City Hope Church in Centralia. He enjoyed crappie fishing,…read more »

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2019 11/14 – Jackie Ervin Prinnell

Jackie Ervin Prinnell, age 69, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away on November 10, 2019, at Mount Vernon Health Care Center in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Mr. Prinnell worked in the Register News Office, Precision National, Woodfall and Associates as a surveyor, and retired from the County Highway Department. Jackie started the Mount Vernon Woodcarvers club at…read more »

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