Obituaries

Gary Beckman
B: 1950-09-28
D: 2018-02-18
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Beckman, Gary
Dr. M. Diane Pettypool
B: 1949-08-17
D: 2018-02-13
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Pettypool, Dr. M. Diane
Thomas Jones
B: 1982-10-13
D: 2018-02-12
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Jones, Thomas
Patricia Varner
B: 1937-08-13
D: 2018-02-12
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Varner, Patricia
Diana "Kim" Lively
B: 1959-09-14
D: 2018-02-12
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Lively, Diana "Kim"
Holly Villamil
B: 1984-06-19
D: 2018-02-08
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Villamil, Holly
Eva Sullivan
B: 1936-07-31
D: 2018-02-07
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Sullivan, Eva
Joyce Reed
B: 1941-05-12
D: 2018-02-07
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Reed, Joyce
Michael Singleton, Sr.
B: 1949-05-04
D: 2018-02-04
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Singleton, Sr., Michael
Elizabeth "Betty" Heape
B: 1927-09-19
D: 2018-02-01
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Heape, Elizabeth "Betty"
Mae Gregersen
B: 1925-05-15
D: 2018-01-29
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Gregersen, Mae
Colleen Rennison
B: 1942-01-10
D: 2018-01-27
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Rennison, Colleen
Gary Ashman
B: 1935-01-26
D: 2018-01-26
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Ashman, Gary
Robert McKee
B: 1955-05-15
D: 2018-01-26
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McKee, Robert
Murl Reiman
B: 1933-09-14
D: 2018-01-25
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Reiman, Murl
John Jones
B: 1953-02-13
D: 2018-01-24
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Jones, John
Donald Sanders
B: 1941-11-19
D: 2018-01-22
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Sanders, Donald
Shirley Koenig
B: 1935-09-04
D: 2018-01-12
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Koenig, Shirley
Lela Pierson
B: 1927-12-09
D: 2018-01-11
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Pierson, Lela
Doris Ellet
B: 1927-06-06
D: 2018-01-10
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Ellet, Doris
Alvin "Al" Boyer
B: 1932-03-25
D: 2018-01-07
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Boyer, Alvin "Al"

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Gary Beckman

September 28, 1950 - - February 18, 2018

Gary Allen Beckman, 67, of Murphysboro, passed away at 11:26 p.mn. Sunday, February 18, 2018, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. Gary was born on September 28, 1950, in Murphysboro, to Herbert Beckman and Shirley (Bockhorn) Beckman. He had held several jobs during his lifetime working for Air Illinois, Phelps Dodge and Penn Aluminum, U.M.W.A. as a construction ...

Dr. M. Diane Pettypool

August 17, 1949 - - February 13, 2018

Dr. M. Diane Pettypool, 68, of Murphysboro, passed away at 2:12 a.m. Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro. Diane was born on August 17, 1949, in California to Charles E. Pettypool and Margeret June (Davis) Pettypool. Dr. M. Diane Pettypool was a Professor of Mathematics at SEMO University, and she retired due to a stroke. She is su ...

Holly Villamil

June 19, 1984 - - February 08, 2018

Holly Jo (Beavin) Villamil, 33, of Murphysboro, passed away at her residence in Murphysboro on Thursday, February 8, 2018. Holly was born on June 19, 1984, in Granite City, Illinois, to Joseph Beavin and Catherine (Costello) Davis. She was working at the McDonald's in Murphysboro. Mrs. Villamil was a member of Elm Street Baptist Church in Murphysboro. She liked t ...

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