Obituaries 11-5-2014: Pam Buckalew

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A funeral service for Pamela Jo Buckalew, 44, of Monticello was held at 10 a.m. Monday in First Christian Church of Monticello with Pastor Bryan Morrow officiating. Mackey-Wright Funeral Home in Monticello assisted with arrangements.

She passed away at 12:50 a.m., Thursday, October 30, 2014 in Carle Hospital in Urbana.

Pamela was born July 16, 1970 in Mattoon, the daughter of Joseph Allen and Donna Eversole Whitaker. She married Brent Jon Buckalew September 5, 1992 at the Eagle Creek Resort.

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Obituaries 11-5-2014: James Kracht

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James M. “Matt” Kracht, 87, of Franklin Grove, passed away at 8:05 a.m., Monday, November 3, 2014, in his home with his family members present.

Visitation will be 3–5 p.m. Thursday in Preston-Schilling Funeral Home in Dixon, followed by a 5:30 p.m. funeral service. Burial of cremains will be at a later date in Eagle River, Wisc.

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Obituaries 11-5-2014: Terry Kingery

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Terry Lee Kingery, 68, of Sullivan passed away at 12:39 p.m. Saturday, November 1, 2014 in St. Mary’s Hospital in Decatur.

Funeral services honoring his life will begin at 10 a.m. Friday in Schilling Funeral Home, 1301 Charleston Avenue in Mattoon. Burial with military rites will follow in Smyser Cemetery. Visitation for family and friends will be from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Masonic rites will begin at 7:30 p.m.

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Obituaries 11-5-2014: Dora Hudson

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Dora Deane Hudson, 104, of Bethany, formerly of Decatur, passed away at

12:45 a.m. November 4, 2014 in Mason Point, Sullivan.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Bethany, with the Rev. Joel Stevenor officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. She will be laid to rest between her daughter and her husband in Marrowbone Township Cemetery in Bethany.

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Obituaries 11-5-2014: Ralph Stuart

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Memorial services for Ralph H. Stuart, 93, of Sullivan were held at 10:30 a.m. Monday in Mason Point Chapel in Sullivan with Pastor Charliam Renner officiating. Masonic services were conducted by George A. Sentel Masonic Lodge #764. Burial with military rites was in Greenhill Cemetery in Sullivan.

He passed away at 8:44 p.m. Monday October 27, 2014 in St. Mary’s Hospital, in Decatur.

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Obituaries 11-5-2014: Berniece Tucker

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Funeral services for Berniece M. Tucker, 94, of Sullivan were held at 11 a.m. today (Wednesday) in McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Sullivan. Burial was in Marrowbone Township Cemetery in Bethany.

She passed away at 10:18 p.m. Saturday, November 1, 2014 in St. Mary’s Hospital in Decatur.

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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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