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2019 09/05 – Donald Edward Herrington

Donald Edward Herrington, 54, of Salem, passed away August 31, 2019, in Salem. He graduated from Iuka Grade School and Salem High School, and worked in construction for many years. In accordance with his wishes, cremation rites have been accorded and no public services will be held. Online condolences may be made at www.osbornfuneral.com, or…read more »

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2019 09/04 – Ruth A. Smith

Ruth A. Smith, 83, of Centralia, passed away Monday, August 26, 2019 at Centralia Manor. Ruth was a member of the Cornerstone Methodist Church in Centralia, where she was volunteered in Bible Studies, After School Program, and Funeral Dinners. She enjoyed reading and spending time with her cat, Sydney. Ruth cherished the time she spent…read more »

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2019 09/04 – Fredrick ‘Fred’ Reeker

Fredrick “Fred” Reeker, age 84, of Mt. Vernon, Illinois died at 1:29 P.M. Saturday, August 31, 2019, at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Fred was a member at the Otterbein United Methodist Church in Bluford.  He was raised a Lutheran but had been involved in the Methodist church for many years. …read more »

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2019 09/03 – Darran Wright

Darran Wright, 60, of Centralia, passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2019.  Darran started the Centralia Collison Center in Centralia in January of 2000. He enjoyed fishing and boating, being outdoors, landscaping his yard, and being a part of Refuge Recovery, which was a big part of his life. Darran was a very generous man and would…read more »

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2019 09/02 – Esther Featherly

Esther Featherly, age 86, of Caseyville formerly of Salem, died on Monday, August 26.    Esther worked at Brown Shoe Company, Miss Elaine’s, Homemakers and Project Bread. Esther was cremated.  A private burial will be held at a later date.  Herr Funeral Home in Collinsville is in charge of arrangement. Esther was born in Xenia…read more »

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2019 09/01 – Wilhelmina “Minnie” Elkins Osborn

Wilhelmina “Minnie” Elkins Osborn, age 99 of Salem passed away on Thursday, August 29, 2019, at the Lutheran Care Center in Altamont, IL with her family present.  Minnie was a farm/ housewife and was of the Christian Faith. Funeral services for Wilhelmina “Minnie” Elkins Osborn will be held on Sunday, September 1, 2019, at 2:00 p.m.…read more »

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2019 09/01 – Leanna M. Swindell

Leanna M. Swindell, 59, of Centralia, passed away Friday, August 30, 2019, at her sister’s home. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home in Centralia, where friends may inquire for more information. Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting www.sutherlandfuneralhome.com.read more »

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2019 09/01 – Charles Cox

Charles E. Cox, 90, of Louisville, passed away at 9:06 am on Thursday, August 29, 2019, at his home in Louisville. Mr. Cox served in the United States Army from 1951 – 1953. He owned and operated Agri-Mart Implement in Flora alongside his brothers, Larry and Carl Wayne for many years until his retirement in 1994.…read more »

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