Obituaries 10-29-2014: Edwin Owens

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Funeral services for Edwin Perry “Easy Ed or Grumpy” Owens, 80, of Lovington were held at 2 p.m. Sunday in McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Lovington. Burial with military rites by Lovington American Legion Post #429 was in Oak Grove Cemetery in Bethany.

He passed away at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, October 22, 2014 in his home in Lovington.

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Obituaries 10-29-2014: Jim Butt

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James W. ‘Jim’ Butt, 87, of Sullivan, died at 4:58 p.m. Tuesday October 21, 2014 in St. Mary’s Hospital in Decatur.

Memorial services will be at 7 p.m. Friday in Reed Funeral Home in Sullivan with Pastor Jim Maroon officiating. Public Masonic services will be conducted by the George A. Sentel #764 Masonic Lodge. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Friday in the funeral home.

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Obituaries 10-29-2014: Robert Butt

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Celebration of Life services for Robert E. Butt, 69, of Sullivan were at 2 p.m. Monday in Reed Funeral Home in Sullivan with Pastor Charliam Renner officiating. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery in Bethany.

He passed away at 2:37 a.m. Tuesday October 21, 2014 in Sullivan Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.

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Obituaries 10-22-2014: Gwen Wilson

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Gwen J. Wilson, 91, of Decatur passed away Tuesday, October 14, 2014 in Decatur Memorial Hospital.

Memorial services to celebrate Gwen’s life will be held at a later date.

Gwen was born July 24, 1923 in a farmhouse in rural Dalton City, the daughter of Earl and Genevieve Smith Cruit. She graduated from Bethany Township High School. She is a retired farmer and member of Westminster Presbyterian Church and PEO.

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Obituaries 10-22-2014: Anne H. Baker

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Anne H. Baker, 94, of Sullivan, formerly of Decatur, passed away at 8:15 a.m. Monday October 20, 2014 in Mason Point in Sullivan.

Celebration of Life services will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday in Reed Funeral Home in Sullivan with Pastor Paul McGhghy officiating. Visitation will be from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Macon County Memorial Park in Harristown.

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Obituaries 10-22-2014: Toni Riley

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Toni S. Riley, 61, of Bethany, died at 6:10 a.m. Sunday October 19, 2014 in Decatur Memorial Hospital.

Celebration of Life services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Reed Funeral Home in Sullivan with Pastor Dave Dolan officiating. Burial will be in French Cemetery in Allenville. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. today (Wednesday).

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