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Greta Faye Calvin |91 | Shipman

Greta Faye Calvin, 91, of Shipman, died on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023. Visitation were held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 30, at Anderson Family Funeral Home in Brighton. Graveside service were held at 1:15 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 30, in Shipman Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Greta’s name may…

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Luriel Louise Bott | 96 | Brighton

Luriel Louise Bott, 96, of Brighton, died Monday, Jan. 30, 2023, at Alton Memorial Hospital. Services will be private with a burial at Miles Station Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Miles Station Cemetery. Condolences may be left online at www.andersonfamilyfuneral.com

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Mathew Dale Short | 59 | Goldsmith, TX

Mathew Dale Short, 59, of Goldsmith, TX, formerly of Jerseyville, died at 1:59 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023 in Livermore, California. He was born on Sept. 27, 1963 in Jerseyville, Illinois, one of four sons born to the late Coy Short Jr. and Thelma Yvonne (Cates) Short. He married the former Donna Robinson in…

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Loretta J. Ramsey | 77 | Jerseyville

Loretta J. Ramsey, 77, of Jerseyville, was born to John Amos Hill and Mollie (Webb) Hill on Feb. 20, 1945. Mom’s first husband, our dad, Bruce Lee Ramsey left to be with Jesus on Jan. 11, 2010… almost 13 years ago to the day. She is survived by her current husband, Robert Lorentz; daughters, Melissa (Radar) Pangaean and…

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Ruth Eileen Groppel | 95 | Jerseyville

Ruth Eileen Groppel, 95, of Jerseyville, died at 8:05 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. She was born in Carrollton, Illinois on Oct. 26, 1927, and was one of five children born to Earl and Myrtle (Singleton) Flowers. She was an active and devoted member of the Fieldon United…

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Cheryl Ann Graham | 68 | Jerseyville

Cheryl Ann Graham, 68, of Jerseyville, died Friday, Jan. 6, 2023 at Jersey Community Hospital, surrounded by the love of her family. She was born on Nov. 18, 1954 in Jerseyville and was a 1972 graduate of Jersey Community High School. She married Larry Graham on June 17, 1972 in Jerseyville and together their marriage…

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Stacie Jo Rushing | 64 | Brighton

Stacie Jo Rushing, 64, of Brighton, passed away at 12:46 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 6, 2023, at home. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 13, at Anderson Family Funeral Home in Brighton. Funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 14, at Anderson Family Funeral Home in…

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Gail Crotchett | 86 | Jerseyville

Gail Crotchett, 86, of Jerseyville, died at 9:15 a.m., Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023 at Jerseyville Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Jerseyville. She was born on Sept. 28, 1936 in Jerseyville and was the daughter of the late Kenneth and Edith Pearl (Mains) Gilworth. Gail was raised on the Mains family farm east of Kane, Illinois,…

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Maurice L. Franz | 84 | Greenfield

Maurice L. Franz, 84, of Greenfield, died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022, at Carlinville Area Hospital. He was born July 28, 1938, in Grafton, to Leo P. and Lucille I. (Wallace) Franz.  He married Judith Anne Cole, Feb. 16, 1980, and she preceded him in death on Nov. 26, 2022. Surviving is a nephew, Mark Franz, three…

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Robert Joseph Lyles | 78 | Jerseyville

Robert Joseph Lyles, 78, of Jerseyville, died at 1:37 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2022, at his residence, after a brave battle with lung cancer. He was born near Jerseyville on Oct. 30, 1944, one of seventeen children born to Harry and Edna (Devening) Lyles. Robert graduated in 1962 from Jersey Community High School in Jerseyville.…

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