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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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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