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Updated Jan 14, 2017 at 7:07 PM

BENTON -- James Poynor Johnson, 78, passed away Thursday afternoon, Jan. 12, 2017, at his home.   He was born March 23, 1938, in Benton, the son of Clyde and Nellie (Poynor) Johnson. He was married to Patsy Johnson for 31 years, and she survives.   Mr. Johnson was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in the 10th Mountain Division from 1955 to 1958.   He was of the Nazarene faith.  

Updated Jan 11, 2017 at 5:48 PM

BENTON – Virgil R. Shaffer, 94, of Wenatchee, Washington, formerly of Benton, died Dec. 11, 2016, in Central Washington Hospital, following a brief illness.  

Updated Jan 8, 2017 at 7:58 AM

WHITTINGTON -- Marien Agnes Bornheimer, 76, passed away at 3 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, in St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield, Missouri.

Updated Dec 28, 2016 at 5:09 PM

THOMPSONVILLE -- Eileen L. Warren, 97, formerly of McLeansboro, passed away Friday, Dec. 23, 2016, in Franklin Hospital. She had been living at Helia Healthcare in Benton.  

Updated Dec 28, 2016 at 4:39 PM

ROYALTON -- Josephine  Patton, 100, passed away at 7:50 a.m. Tuesday,  Dec. 27, 2016, in Fairview Nursing Home and Rehab in Du Quoin.     

Updated Dec 27, 2016 at 6:03 PM

BENTON -- Marion "Lynn" K. Shotts, 73, passed away Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016, in Herrin Hospital, surrounded by her family.  

Updated Dec 27, 2016 at 5:38 PM

BENTON -- Evelyn F. (Knaus) Crowe, 89, formerly of Belleville, born April 23, 1927, in East St. Louis, passed away at 8:15 a.m.Friday, Dec. 23, 2016,...

Updated Dec 21, 2016 at 1:49 PM

COELLO – Lester A. Ramsey, 88, formerly of Johnston City, passed away at 10:17 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016, in Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion.  

Updated Dec 21, 2016 at 1:36 PM

AKIN -- Oma Louise Randall, 83, passed away peacefully in Lexington, Kentucky, on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016, after a long battle with congestive heart failure.  

Updated Dec 20, 2016 at 6:15 PM

BENTON — Janice Lynn Payne, who grew up on the family farm near Akin, passed away Nov. 6, 2016, at her home in Laguna Niguel, California.  

Updated Dec 19, 2016 at 9:52 AM

THOMPSONVILLE – Huston Virgil "Pete" Summers, 78, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016, at his home.  

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