OBITUARIES


Ray M. Len Hanks

May 7, 1924 - December 5, 2012

Ray M. “Len” Hanks, 88, of Carmi Illinois, died Wednesday, December 5, 2012, at Phoenix Rehab and Nursing in Carmi. He was born May 7, 1924, in Centerville, Illinois, the son of Ellison “Rube” and Susan (Hargrave) Perkins. He married his first wife, Mary Lou (Rudolph) Hanks on December 31, 1947, and she preceded him in death on March 21, 2000. He later married Carolyn (Campbell) Cleveland and she survives.

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Woodrow Ford

Woodrow Ford

April 10, 1920 - November 29, 2012

Woodrow “Woody” Ford, 92, of Grayville, Illinois, died Thursday, November 29, at Meadowood Nursing Home in Grayville. He was born Aril 10, 1920, in Benton, Kentucky, the son of George and Ethel (Barker) Ford. He married Loretta (Henson) Ford on April 6, 1940, and she preceded him in death on October 22, 2005.

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Donald Allen Gosnell

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May 16, 1956 - November 28, 2012

Donald Allen Gosnell, 56, of Crossville, Illinois, died at his home Wednesday, November 28, 2012. He was born May 16, 1956, in Oblong, Illinois, the son of Donald and Patricia (Hodges) Gosnell. He was married to Susan (Harrington) Gosnell and she survives.

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Walter Allen Woodham

July 19, 1923 - November 25, 2012

Walter Allen Woodham, 89, of Grayville, Illinois, died Sunday, November 25, 2012, at Wabash Christian Retirement Center in Carmi, Illinois. He was born July 19, 1923, in Grayville, Illinois, the son of John Compton Woodham and Anna (Dauner) Woodham. He was married to Frances (Aker) Woodham on May 18, 1944 and she survives.

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Ronald W. Burgin

Ronald W. Burgin

September 28, 1930 - November 21, 2012

Ronald W. Burgin, 82, of Carmi, IL, died Wednesday, November 21, 2012, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN. He was born September 28, 1930, in Detroit, MI, the son of Werner S. and Geraldine (Dufour) Burgin. He was married to Ellen (Stokes) Burgin and she survives.

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Barbara Ann Downs

June 14, 1940 - November 21, 2012

Barbara Ann Downs, 72, of Grayville, Illinois, died Wednesday, November 21, 2012, at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro, Illinois. She was born June 14, 1940, in Grayville, the daughter of John Riley and Reto (Keeling) Cowles. She was married to Melvin Downs and he preceded her in death in 2009. Barbara was a retired cook.

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Marvin Taylor Hill

January 19, 1929 - November 4, 2012

Marvin Taylor Hill, 83, of Crossville, Illinois, died Sunday, November 4, 2012, at
Select Specialty Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. He was born January 19, 1929, in Lerna Illinois, the son of Arthur and Florence Hill. He was married to Doris (Jenell) Hill for 63 years, and she survives.

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Harland J. Stucky

August 6, 1922 - October 29, 2012

Harland J. Stucky, 90, of Carmi, Illinois, died Monday, October 29, 2012, at Wabash Christian Retirement Center in Carmi. He was born august 6, 1922, in Prairie Du Sac, Wisconsin, the son of Charles and Genevieve (Bartholomew) Stucky. He was married to Lois J. (Willis) Stucky and she preceded him in death on October 5, 2006.

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Radord Murray Johnson, III

May 23, 1961 - October 28, 2012

Radford Murray Johnson, III, 51, of Crossville, Illinois, died Sunday, October 28, 2012, at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro, Illinois. He was born May 23, 1961, in Carmi, Illinois, the son of Radford M. Johnson, Jr., and Sylvia Kellene (Sutton) Johnson.

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Donald Ray Benjamin

June 21, 1949 - October 23, 2012

Donald Ray Benjamin, formerly of Centralia, Illinois, died Tuesday, October 23, 2012, at Veteran Administration Facility in Marion, Illinois. He was born June 21, 1949, in Centralia, the son of Kenneth and Josephine (Hatfield) Benjamin. He was married to Brenda (Robertson) Benjamin and she survives.

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