Burl Ritcheson
B: 1951-01-11
D: 2017-08-14
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Ritcheson, Burl
Brenda Ritcheson
B: 1951-10-07
D: 2017-08-14
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Ritcheson, Brenda
Sue Gillooly
B: 1933-02-22
D: 2017-08-12
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Gillooly, Sue
Raymond "Butch" Pritchett
B: 1943-12-09
D: 2017-08-11
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Pritchett, Raymond "Butch"
Jeffrey Ticer
B: 1982-07-10
D: 2017-08-10
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Ticer, Jeffrey
Jason Murphy
B: 1982-03-04
D: 2017-08-08
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Murphy, Jason
Benjamin Arbeiter
B: 1977-07-07
D: 2017-08-06
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Arbeiter, Benjamin
Roberta Keller
B: 1924-08-06
D: 2017-08-05
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Keller, Roberta
Mary Ealey
B: 1924-12-16
D: 2017-07-30
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Ealey, Mary
Ilene "Susie" Brashear
D: 2017-07-29
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Brashear, Ilene "Susie"
Dorothy Maynor
B: 1935-01-31
D: 2017-07-27
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Maynor, Dorothy
Charles "Charlie" Crowell
B: 1922-08-18
D: 2017-07-26
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Crowell, Charles "Charlie"
Ralph Adams
B: 1929-09-21
D: 2017-07-25
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Adams, Ralph
Sandra Cantrell
B: 1956-09-10
D: 2017-07-23
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Cantrell, Sandra
Leone "Lee" Jane Ellis Morris
B: 1945-02-22
D: 2017-07-14
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Morris, Leone "Lee" Jane Ellis
Dale Adkins
B: 1938-02-19
D: 2017-07-09
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Adkins, Dale
Merrill Ripley, Sr.
B: 1937-04-19
D: 2017-06-27
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Ripley, Sr., Merrill
Nila M. Turner Fedderke
B: 1927-09-22
D: 2017-06-27
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Fedderke, Nila M. Turner
Carl Stoker
B: 1928-06-28
D: 2017-06-25
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Stoker, Carl
Gerald "Spoony" Hartline
B: 1936-08-15
D: 2017-06-23
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Hartline, Gerald "Spoony"
Mary Varner
B: 1948-03-02
D: 2017-06-16
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Varner, Mary


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Burl Ritcheson

January 11, 1951 - - August 14, 2017

Burl E. Ritcheson, 66, of Murphysboro, was pronounced dead at 3:19 a.m. Monday, August 14, 2017, at his residence in Murphysboro. Burl was born on January 11, 1951, in Monterey, Tennessee to Burl Edgar Ritcheson and Stella (Padget) Ritcheson. He had been an insurance adjuster and had worked part time as a bus driver for the Murphysboro School District # 186. He enjoyed going ...

Brenda Ritcheson

October 07, 1951 - - August 14, 2017

Brenda K. Ritcheson was pronounced dead at 3:20 a.m. Monday, August 14, 2017, at her residence in Murphysboro. Brenda was born on October 7, 1951, in Murphysboro, to Charles Thomas Anderson and Mary Elizabeth (Smith) Anderson Aufrecht. She was a Public Aid Eligibility Assistant for the Illinois Department of Human Services. Brenda enjoyed reading. She was a member of Christ ...

Sue Gillooly

February 22, 1933 - - August 12, 2017

B. Sue Gillooly, 84, of Murphysboro, passed away at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, August 12, 2017, at her residence in Murphysboro. Sue was born on February 22, 1933, in Tamms, Illinois, to Odell Lambert and Verda (Sherwood) Lambert. She had married James H. Gillooly on March 29, 1952 in Murphysboro, and he preceded her in death on March 15, 1974. She had worked as a bus driv ...

Raymond "Butch" Pritchett

December 09, 1943 - - August 11, 2017

Raymond E. "Butch" Pritchett, 73, of Murphysboro, passed away at 2:15 p.m. Friday, August 11, 2017, at the Jonesboro Nursing Home in Jonesboro, Illinois. Butch was born on December 9, 1943, in Carbondale, to Woodrow Eugene Pritchett and Mildred (Durham) Pritchett. After high school, Butch went to work for Prairie Farms, and he moved to Chicago, where he then became a carpent ...

Jeffrey Ticer

July 10, 1982 - - August 10, 2017

Jeffrey C. Ticer, 35, of Jacob, went to be with the our Lord on Thursday, August 10, 2017. Jeffrey was born on July 10, 1982, in Chester, to Russell Ticer and the late Laura (Schlimpert) Ticer. He married Casey Pulliam on May 10, 2002, and she survives. Jeffrey was of the Lutheran faith. He worked at Plaza Tire in Murphysboro. He enjoyed spending his spare time riding his ...

Jason Murphy

March 04, 1982 - - August 08, 2017

Jason W. Murphy, 35, of Murphysboro, passed away at 8:15 p.m. on Tuesday, August 8, 2017, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, IL following cardiac complications resulting from open heart surgery this past June. Jason was born March 4, 1982 in Sparta, IL to Sharon Murphy. He was a father, son, brother, partner, & friend to many. Jason is survived by his mother, S ...

Benjamin Arbeiter

July 07, 1977 - - August 06, 2017

Benjamin David Arbeiter, 40, of Murphysboro, passed away as a result of a trailer accident at 12:10 a.m. Sunday, August 6, 2017, at his home in Murphysboro. Benjamin was born on July 7, 1977, in Carbondale, to David R. Arbeiter and Barbara (Ridge) Arbeiter. He was a farmer and an avid hunter. He was a member of the Jackson County Farm Bureau. He enjoyed showing his antique t ...

Roberta Keller

August 06, 1924 - - August 05, 2017

Roberta Mae Keller, 92, of Murphysboro, went to be with her Lord at 6:15 p.m. Saturday, August 5, 2017, at the Manor Court of Carbondale. Roberta was born on August 6, 1924, in Anna, Illinois, to Robert N. Brown and Mamie (Dillow) Brown. She enjoyed sewing and crocheting and more recently she was an avid reader. Mrs. Keller was a member of the Elm Street Baptist Church in Mu ...

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