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Obituaries

Angela Donoho

2018 07/21 – Angela ‘Angie’ Donoho

Angela “Angie” Donoho, age 45 of Centralia, passed away Thursday, July 19, 2018, at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia.  Angie worked as an apartment manager for 6 plus years. She was a member of St. Marys Church in Centralia. She enjoyed shopping. Her greatest enjoyment was spending time with her two daughters: Rianna…read more »

Chillson John George

2018 07/19 – John George Chillson

John George Chillson, age 92, of Centralia, Illinois, passed away at 1:35 A.M. on Monday, July 16, 2018, at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia, Illinois with his loving wife by his side. Mr. Chillson was of the Methodist faith.  He earned his Master’s Degree in English from Purdue University and graduated with Clay City…read more »

Debbie Martin

2018 07/19 – Debra JoAnn Martin

Debra JoAnn Martin, age 61, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 4:19 P.M. on July 13, 2018, in Pontiac, Illinois. A Visitation will be held Thursday, July 19, 2018, from 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. at Bethel Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Illinois. A Graveside Service will follow. Memorials may be made to the Martin Family,…read more »

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2018 07/18 – Robert “Bob” Overturf

Robert “Bob” Overturf, 86, of Centralia, passed away on Saturday, July 15, 2018 at Fireside Nursing Home in Centralia with his daughters by his side. Mr. Overturf proudly enlisted at the young age of 14 and served his country during the Korean Conflict in the United States Army. He continued to be a member of…read more »

Melvin Larson

2018 07/18 – Reverend Melvin ‘Buck’ Larson

Reverend Melvin “Buck” Larson, age 93, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 6:10 P.M. July 14, 2018, at his residence.  Melvin, known as “Buck” by many, served his country in the Navy during World War II and worked for Western Auto and Auto Lite in Mount Vernon. He was called to preach and ordained as…read more »

Ora Yates

2018 07/18 – Ora Allen Yates

Ora Allen Yates, age 65, of Kinmundy passed away July 14th, 2018 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt.Vernon surrounded by his family.  Allen attended Flora schools and graduated from Kinmundy-Alma in 1971. He was a veteran of the United States Army and served his country from 1973-1976. He worked in the printing industry and later in…read more »

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2018 07/18 – Mary Louise (Jones) Woolbright

Prior to the move of her and her husband, C.P. (Peanuts) Woolbright to Springfield, they were active members of the Central City Baptist Church. Through the years, she served as a volunteer for numerous organizations including the local chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. Before attending Central City Baptist Church, she and her family were…read more »

Robert Ohemke

2018 07/17 – Robert ‘Bob’ Dean Oehmke

Robert “Bob” Dean Oehmke, 88, of Sandoval, passed away Friday, July 13, 2018, at SSM St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia.  Bob was a life-long member of St. Lawrence Catholic church and a devoted member of the Knights of Columbus. Bob was an outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing, camping, and boating with his family. Many fond memories…read more »

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