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Morgan, Lewis Sylva

2019 08/24 – Lewis Sylva Morgan

Lewis Sylva Morgan, 85, of Mt. Vernon, passed away at 11:10 p.m., August 9, 2019, at the Veterans Affairs Community Living Center, in Marion. He attended Mt. Hope Elementary and Cameron High School, and served for four years in the United States Air Force. Mr. Morgan worked for the railroad for many years before his…read more »

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2019 08/23 – Timothy Lee ‘Tim’ Johnson

Timothy Lee “Tim” Johnson, 48, of Richview, formerly of Patoka, passed away Saturday, August 17, 2019. Tim was a Patoka High School Graduate of 1989 and a very competitive Patoka Warrior in baseball and basketball.  He played as a forward on the 1989 Patoka Basketball Team that won Regionals and went on to the Sectional…read more »

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2019 08/23 – Leroy Dees

Leroy Dees, 93, of Zeigler, Illinois passed away at 9:15 P.M. August 20, 2019 at his residence. He was born October 15, 1925 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Baron and Irene (Nelson) Dees. Leroy proudly served his country in the United States Army in World War II. He worked as a Stone Mason for…read more »

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2019 08/23 – JC Edward Weems

JC Edward Weems, 86, of Woodlawn, Illinois passed away at 2:04 P.M. August 20, 2019 at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. JC proudly served his country in the United States Army and owned and operated Weems Towing Service before retiring. He was a member of the Mount Vernon Masonic Lodge #31 A.F. &…read more »

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2019 08/22 – Robert ‘Bob’ Draege

Robert “Bob” Draege, age 93, of Mt. Vernon, passed away Saturday, August 17, 2019, at his home.   Mr. Draege served in the United States Army during World War II, serving in the Philippines and Japan, and was very proud to have served.  He was a member of Boyd Christian Church, Operating Engineers Local 520, and…read more »

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2019 08/22 – Josie Ray Albert

Josie Ray Albert infant daughter of Tony Albert and Erin Earle went to Heaven as an angel August 16, 2019. She was welcomed into her family’s arms on April 17, 2019, in St. Louis, MO.  Josie brought so much joy to her family with her beautiful, contagious smile. Her parents felt so blessed that God had…read more »

LeBrun- Fernand

2019 08/22 – Fernand LeBrun

Fernand LeBrun, age 89 of Odin, passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2019, at his home.   Fernand was a member of the Salem American Legion Post 128 and the Salem Community Center.  He volunteered for many years on the Salem American Legion Honor Guard and at BINGO at the Community Center.  He was a rotopress operator…read more »

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2019 08/21 – Michael Douglas McDaniel

Michael Douglas McDaniel, 67, of Dix, passed away 7:22 p.m. Saturday, August 17, 2019, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He worked as a Millwright at Rockwell for 19 years, and then worked in shipping and receiving at Southwire for ten years. After retirement, he was employed by the Jefferson County Sherriff’s Office,…read more »

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