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William Russell ‘Bill’ Hobson, Sr. | 92 | Carrollton

William Russell “Bill” Hobson, Sr. passed away Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022 at the age of 92. Bill was born Aug. 27, 1930 in a log cabin in Walkerville, Illinois, the first son of Howard and Mary (Keller) Hobson. Bill is survived by his wife of 70 years Lindy (Helen Lind) Hobson and their four sons.…

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Michael V. Walker | 77 | Jacksonville

Michael V. Walker, 77, of Jacksonville, formerly of Greenfield, passed away Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022, at Arcadia Care in Jacksonville. He was born, Aug. 23, 1945, in White Hall, the son of Kenneth and Faye Newingham Walker. Surviving is nephew, Alan (Cindy) Lockhart of TX; great nieces, Wynette Findley and Melissa Kelch; 1 great great…

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Loretta Faith Little | 61 | White Hall

Loretta Faith Little, 61 of White Hall, died Friday, Sept. 2, 2022 at White Hall Nursing and Rehab Center. Cremation rites have been accorded and there will be no services. Colwell Memorial Home in Beardstown is in charge of arrangements.

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Mary Colette Smith | 73 | Wheaton, IL

Mary Colette Smith, age 73, died Sept. 3, 2022, in Wheaton, IL where she had lived since 2006. Born March 15, 1949 at MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn, IL, to the late Robert T. Smith and Bernadine Cole Smith. She was the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. K.T. Smith and Mr. and Mrs. George N.…

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Mary E. Alexander | 84 | Roodhouse

Mary E. (Conway) Alexander, 84, of Roodhouse, born in Wood River, Feb. 18, 1938, passed away at Jacksonville Memorial Hospital, Aug. 8, 2022, at 11:49 a.m. surrounded by family. She was the daughter of William F. and Lou Tishia Adams Conway. She married, Francis L. “Bud” Alexander Jr., Oct. 1, 1967, in Roodhouse. He preceded…

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Ruth Ann Ficker | 80 | Jerseyville

Ruth Ann (Brauer) Ficker passed away after a valiant fight, on Aug. 18, 2022, just 4 days shy of her 81st birthday. She was the daughter of Louis and Alma (Oettel) Brauer of Staunton and was married to John Ficker for 100 years. Ruth graduated from Staunton High School and attended Eastern Illinois University, married, had…

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Rev. Wanda Wooldridge | 95 | White Hall

Rev. Wanda Wooldridge, age 95 of White Hall passed away Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022 at White Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Sept. 28, 1926 in Dalton, AR, the daughter of Tom and Bessie King Wooldridge.She is survived by two brothers, Don (Dee) Wooldridge of Campbell, MO, John (Wanda) Wooldridge of Fairdealing, MO,…

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Eleanor Ann Kirbach | 90 | Carrollton

Eleanor Ann Kirbach, 90, died on Aug. 20, 2022, at her home in Carrollton. A Mass of Christian burial will take place at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 26, 2022 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Carrollton. Burial to follow in St. John’s Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at St. John…

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Gary Lee Chapman | 83 | Greenfield

Gary Lee Chapman, 83, of Greenfield, died Friday Aug. 19, 2022, at his home.A funeral service was held Wednesday, Aug. 24 at 10:30 a.m. at the Shields-Bishop funeral home in Greenfield. The visitation was held Tuesday, Aug. 23  from 4 until 7 p.m. Burial followed at the Oak Wood Cemetery north of Greenfield. Memorials are…

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LeeAnn Marie Hilton | 38 | Carrollton

LeeAnn Marie Hilton, 38, of Carrollton, died on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022 at her residence. Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, at Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Carrollton. Burial followed in Pine Tree Cemetery in Patterson. Visitation was held from 12 p.m. until the time of services Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials…

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