67-year-old Villa Ridge, Ill. resident, Jerry McIntosh died at 8:30 Wednesday morning, April 10, 2002 in the VA Hospital at Marion.
Survivors include his wife, Donna Gay; sons, Jerry of Batesville, AK, Paul of E. Moline, and Kenneth of Barstow, IL, two daughters, Debra JoAnn Lofgren of E. Moline and G. Rolinda Willits of New Boston, IL, 14 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services for Jerry McIntosh were at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 13 at the Oddfellows Cemetery.
The Gholson Funeral Home of McLeansboro was in charge of all the arrangements.
62-year-old Xenia resident, Linda Ferguson died at 4:30 Monday, April 8, 2002 at her home.
Survivors include her husband, Robert of Xenia; a daughter, Chandra Hildebrand of Albequerque, NM;a brother, Carl Hilderbrand of Sailor Springs; a sister, Cinda Wyatt of Sailor Springs and one grandson.
Memorial services for Linda Ferguson were held at 10 a.m. Friday at the Frank & Bright Funearl Home in Flora.
There was no visitation.
Memorials may be made to the Hospice of Southeastern Illinois.
Keith A. Keeling
65-year-old Grayville resident, Keith A. Keeling died at 6:12 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2002 at his residence.
Survivors include his wife, Freda; four daughters, Nancy Wright, Teresa Walkenbach and Penny Keeling all of Grayville and Judy Chapman of Golden Gate; one son, Joe Keeling of Allendale, IL; a sister, Louise Meredith of Grayville; ten grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Graveside services for Keith Keeling were at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 11 at the Mt. Zion Cemetery.
Memorials to the Keith Keeling Fund can be made at Frist Bank in Grayville.
71-year-old Iuka resident, Agusta Meador died Saturday, April 6, 2002 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon.
Survivors include her husband, Al Meador, a daughter, Lee Eddings of Carbondale, a brother, Stanley Henson of Rock Falls, Il.; sisters, Lorraine Snell of Taylorville and Georgia Dale of Olney.
A Memorial Service for Agusta Meador was held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 11 at the Henson Cemetery.
The Rankin Funeral Home of Salem is in charge of all the arrangements.
Christopher Joe Gamblin
19-year-old Evansville, IN. resident, Christopher Joe Gamblin died Sunday, April 7, 2002 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville following a traffic accident.
Survivors include his father, Walter I. Gamblin Jr. of Evansville, a brother, Brian of Evansville, his grandfather, Howard Spicer of Sims, his mother, Jolene Jo Gamblin of Evansville; grandmothers, Dorothy Gamblin of Evansville and Doris Spicer of Sims.
Services for Christopher Joe Gamblin were at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 10, at the Werry Funeral Home in Poseyville, IN., with burial in Sunset Memorial Park in Evansville.
Visitation was from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, at the Werry Funeral Home in Poseyville.
Memorials may be made to the Chris Gamblin Memorial Fund in care of Fifth Third Bank.
Muriel C. Bruce
92-year-old Fairfield resident, Muriel C. Bruce, died at 12:08 Sunday afternoon, April 7, 2002 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital.
Survivors include two sons, Robert and Raymond Bruce of Fairfield; seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Services for Muriel C. Bruce were at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 10, at the Johnson Funeral Home in Fairfield with burial in Richland Cemetery.
Visitation was from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, at the Johnson Funeral Home in Fairfield.
62-year-old Dale resident, Sue Rountree, died at noon Sunday, April 7, 2002 at her home.
Survivors include her husband, Jan Rountree of Dale, a daughter, Mary Bornheimer of McLeansboro; a son, Glen Rountree of Dale; brothers, Denny and David Stover of McLeansboro; a sister, Georgianna Miller of Benton, and 3 grandchildren.
Services for Sue Rountree were at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 10, at the Harre Funeral Home in McLeansboro with burial in Digby Hill Cemetery near Dale.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, at the Harre Funeral Home in McLeansboro.
Memorials may be made to the Dale United Methodist Church.
John Wilson Johnson
84-year-old McLeansboro resident, John Wilson Johnson died Saturday, April 6, 2002 at the Enfield Healthcare center. A veteran of both WW II and the Korean War, he was a retired horse trainer.
Survivors include a daughter, Eloise Sweet of Dixon, Il., three granddaughters, one great-granddaughter, and sisters, Christine Felty, Fay Carson and Helen Sue Johnson.
Services for John Wilson Johnson were at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, at the Gholson Funeral Home in McLeansboro with burial in the Oddfellows Cemetery.
Visitation was from noon Wednesday until the time of service at the Gholson Funeral Home in McLeansboro.
Mary Lou Baker
85-year-old Fairfield resident, Mary Lou Baker died at 1:49 a.m. Monday, April 8, 2002 at Deaconess Hospital, Evansville, IN.
She is survived by a son, Curry J. Baker of Grayville, two grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mary Lou Baker were at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 10 at the First Baptist Church, Fairfield with burial at Maple Hill Cemetery.
Visitation was from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 9 at Johnson Funeral Home in Fairfield.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church, Fairfield.
Ruby Bell Barger
85-year-old Enfield resident, Ruby Bell Barger died Friday morning, April 5, 2002 at Enfield Healthcare Center.
Survivors include her husband, Ray, two sons, Leo of Houston, TX., and Dean of Enfield; a daughter-in-law, Ruth Nolting Thompson of Enfield, 9 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren; four sisters, Betty Ruth Martin of Enfield, Dorothy L. Jumper of Normal, Mildred E. Gwaltney of Brownsville and Etta Lumb of Enfield.
Services for Ruby Bell Barger were at 11 a.m. Monday, April 8, at the Enfield General Baptist Church with burial in the Enfield Cemetery.
Visitation was from 4-7 p.m. Sunday at the Elledge Funeral Home in Enfield and one hour before the service at the church.