Obituaries 11-19-2014: Paul Carnes

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Celebration of Life services for Paul Carnes, 81, of Charleston, formerly of Kaneville, Ill., were at 2 p.m. Monday in Reed Funeral Home in Sullivan with Pastor Paul McGhghy officiating. Burial with military rites was in Camfield Cemetery in Sullivan.

He died at 11:51 a.m. Thursday November 13, 2014 in Charleston Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.

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Obituaries 11-12-2014: Carmen Kinser

Carmen Kinser

A memorial service for Carmen J. Kinser, 78, of Duluth, Ga. was held at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 7 in Campus Church of Christ with burial in Peachtree Memorial Park, both in Georgia. Arrangements were handled by Crowell Brothers Funeral Home Peachtree Chapel in Norcross/Peachtree Corners, Ga.

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Obituaries 11-12-2014: Merrill Pound

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Funeral services for Merrill E. Pound, 84, of Decatur were held at 11 a.m. Saturday in McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Sullivan. Burial with military rites by the Bethany American Legion Post # 507 was in Marrowbone Township Cemetery in Bethany.

He passed away at 9:10 p.m.  Monday, November 3, 2014.

Merrill was born November 17, 1929 in Sullivan, a son of Frank and Ruth Johnson Pound. He married Myrta Clare Scott January 19, 1950 in Moultrie County. He was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was retired from A.E. Staley-Tate & Lyle in Decatur after more than 40 years. Merrill was involved in starting up new plants around the world. He also owned and operated Elmer’s Ole Time Inn in Decatur. Merrill was also a co-owner with his wife Myrta of Clare’s Family Restaurant in Decatur. He was a member of  Jonathan Creek Christian Church in Sullivan and Staley’s Retired Forman’s Club.

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Obituaries 11-12-2014: Russell Loveall

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Russell Glen Loveall, 57, of Raritan Township, N.J., formerly of Sullivan, died Saturday, October 25, 2014, in the Hunterdon Medical Center in Raritan Township.

Funeral services and interment will be private under the direction of the Holcombe-Fisher Funeral Home, 147 Main Street in Flemington, N.J.

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