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Obituaries

Don E. George

Don E. George, 84, of Brookport, died at 3:45 p.m. Thursday, June 14, 2012, at his residence. Funeral services were held at Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home Sunday, June 17, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Louis W. Brinker and Dr. Joe Buchanan officiating. Burial followed at the Metropolis Memorial Gardens. Don …

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Roseanna Zimmers Allbritten

Roseanna Zimmers Allbritten, 89, of Vienna, and a former resident of rural Belknap died Saturday morning, June 9, 2012 at 5:35 a.m. at Hillview Health Care Center in Vienna. Roseanna was born on Aug. 30, 1922, on the Zimmers family farm near Vienna, the daughter of Andrew W. Andy Zimmers …

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Amanda VanMeter Houseright

Amanda VanMeter Houseright, 83, of Anna, died at 12:02 p.m. Saturday, June 9, 2012, at Union County Hospital in Anna. Mrs. Houseright was a retired LPN for the Union County Health Care Center in Anna. She was a member of the Gospel Assembly Church in Anna. She is survived by …

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Robert L. Robinson

Robert L. Robinson, 80, of Simpson, and formerly of Princeville, Ill., died at 11:30 p.m. on Monday, June 4, 2012, at Willowbrook Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas. He was surrounded by his family. Robert was born on May 17, 1932, in Princeville, the son of Floyd Robinson and Lillian Mitchell …

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George E. Howerton

George E. Howerton, 81, of Ridgway, and formerly of New Burnside, died Friday, March 9, 2012, in the Ridgway Rehabilitation Center. George had been fighting a sickness for some time. George was born in Hot Springs, S.D., on Aug. 15, 1930, the son of the late Roy Howerton and Fredybelle …

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Michael Garrard

Michael Garrard, 48, of Simpson, died May 22, 2012, at home. He was born on Jan. 4, 1964, in Pekin, the son of Gaylord and Geneive Scott Garrard. He was a self employed carpenter. He was a mechanic and loved motorcycles, four-wheelers and having fun telling jokes. Michael is survived …

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Lyndall Monroe Elliott

Lyndall Monroe Elliott, was born on Feb. 20, 1921, in Johnson County, and died suddenly on May 19, 2012, in Kettering Memorial Hospital near Dayton, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Gert Elliott and his older brother, Demoin Elliott. He is survived by his wife …

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B. Jo Burns

B. Jo Burns, 64, of Vienna, died Saturday morning, May 12, 2012, at 7:40 a.m. at Hillview Health Care Center in Vienna. B. Jo was born on April 6, 1948, in Carbondale, the daughter of J.T. “Tommy” Turner and Loreva Fontaine Love Turner. Survivors include her three daughters, Tricia Shelton …

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Dennis D. Alford

Dennis D. Alford, 69, of Cypress, died Friday morning, May 11, 2012, at 5:03 a.m. at his home. Dennis was born on June 6, 1942, in Elgin, the son of Henry Alford and Ruby Brown Alford. Dennis married Lisa Young on June 14, 2001, in Kankakee. She survives. Other survivors …

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