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From: "Jo Ann & Earl McGhee" <>
Subject: Recent Obits, Mt Vernon, IL
Date: Sat, 21 Sep 2002 16:39:51 -0400

The Register-News, Mt Vernon, IL

Wed 11 Sep 2002 issue

RUSSELL, Lillie (BROWN), 88 (includes photo), of Mt Vernon d. 10 Sep 2002 at
Mt Vernon Countryside Manor; b. 25 Jun 1914 in Mt Vernon; d/o Andrew BROWN &
Della Jane GRANT; md 2 Sep 1933 in Mt Vernon to Robert M. RUSSELL, he d. 19
March 1997; surv. by several nieces & nephews; preceded in death by parents;
husband; 4 sis. & 3 bros; burial Mt Vernon Memorial Gardens Cem.

MOORE, Wilma M. (WHEELER), 80, of McLeansboro d. 9 Sep 2002 at Hamilton Mem.
Nursing Center in McLeansboro; b. 17 March 1922 in Hamilton Co; d/o John
Edward WHEELER and Mary WEBB (HINES) WHEELER; md 22 Nov 1941 to Leslie L.
MOORE, now deceased; surv. by 3 sons: Earl Leonard MOORE & wife Sherry of
Newburgh, Ind; Everett L. MOORE & wife Mary Ann of McLeansboro; & Stanley L.
MOORE of McLeansboro; 1 dau, Vida DIAL & husband James of McLeansboro; 7
grandchildren, named; 3 sisters: Bertha Rose McMILLIAN of Indianapolis, Ind;
Roberta BOYER & husband Milford of McLeansboro; & Mary Louise ALLEN &
husband Bob of Dale; burial Concord Cem. in McLeansboro.

WALDEN, Estel Leon, 92, of McLeansboro d. 10 Sep 2002 at his home; b. 6 July
1910 in Hamilton Co; s/o Gilbert Ephram WALDEN & Lula Alma HENSLEY; md 24
June 1942 in Hamilton Co. to Ruth MITCHELL, she survives; surv. by 1 son
Wendell WALDEN & wife Angie of Princeton, Ind; 1 dau. Jennie Lou BROCKMAN &
husband Gary of Toledo, Ohio; 1 sister Veta RUSH of McLeansboro; preceded in
death by parents, & a sis. Vineta ROGERS; burial Blooming Grove Cem. in

BOGER, Josephine M. (MERRIMAN), 91 (includes photo), of St Louis, formerly
of Salem and the Mt Vernon area d. 9 Sep 2002 at the Delmar Gardens South
facility in St. Louis; b. 23 Aug 1911 in Waltonville; d/o Matthew L.
MERRIMAN & Ivy WELLS; md at Nashville 12 Nov 1927 to Charles Wilford BOGER,
he d. 5 May 1988; surv. by 4 daus: Esther SHELTON of High Ridge, Mo; Janet
BARKER & husband Loren of Salem; Marilyn TAYLOR & husband Joe of Arlington,
Tex; & Beverly Faye STORER of St Louis; 2 bros; Wayne MERRIMAN of Lebanon,
Mo; & Lester MERRIMAN of Peoria; 2 sis: Mary Frances SHELTON of Peoria; &
Maxine KNOWLES of Decatur; preceded in death by a dau. Doris Joann BOGER,
and a son-in-law, Woody SHELTON; burial at Oak Wood Cem. in Mt. Vernon.

WHITE, Bert L., 94, of Bonnie d. 10 Sep 2002 at his home; b. 9 Jan 1908 in
Pawnee; s/o Leander WHITE & Grace Gertrude MILLSCHLAGE; md 29 Jan 1929 in
Steward to J. Pauline WATERS, she d. 19 Apr 1983; surv. by 1 son, Frank
WHITE & wife George Ann of Lockport; 2 daus: Lynn FRENCH & husband Victor of
Clifton; & Neva SOLOMON & husabnd Frank of Centralia; preceded in death by
parents; wife; 3 bros; 3 sis; burial Kirk Cem, Ina.

ROBINSON, Viola G., 85, of DeKalb, formerly of Sterling d. 9 Sep 2002 at
Pine Acres Care Center in DeKalb; graveside services Thurs. at Mt Vernon
Mem. Gardens Cem - no other data
Sat/Sun 14-15 Sep 2002 issue

PATTON, Jim, of Mt Vernon (includes photo) d. Thurs 12 Sep 2002 at Good
Samaritan Hosp; md 1950 to Alice HOGUE; his wife Alice d. 23 July 2001; his
mother Opal TATE, and his infant son, Bradley also preceded him in death;
his children are: James C. PATTON and Carol J. HUTCHISON and husband Dave,
all of Mt Vernon; grandchildren, named; funeral at Hughey Funeral Home (Mt
Vernon) Sun. 15 Sep, burial not given

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