Russell Porter Rogers Sr., Robert Wayne Thompson

Russell Porter Rogers Sr.

Russell Porter Rogers Sr., 67, of Sumner, Illinois, died on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019.

He was a recruiter with the Illinois National Guard and a U.S. Army veteran.

Survivors include his fiancée, Judy Glenn; one son, Russell Porter “Buddy” Rogers Jr.; two daughters, Christine Cosby and Debra Martin; three brothers, Kurt Rogers, Gary Rogers, and Perry Rogers; six sisters, Mary Londono, Ruth Geyer, Judy Rogers, Portia Strelbski, Lisa Klemisch, and Danielle Wiley.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. CDT on Friday at the Sivert-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Sumner Cemetery with military rites will be conducted. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. CDT today at the funeral home.

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Robert Wayne Thompson

Robert Wayne Thompson 70, of Bicknell, died on Tuesday, Aug.6, 2019.

He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of the Bicknell United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his brother Alex Thompson, and sisters Mary Page and Tina Chambers.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. on Friday at Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Homes, Bicknell Chapel, with pastor John McKinnon presiding. He will be laid to rest with military honors at Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be 10 a.m. until the hour of services on Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Home Bicknell Chapel handled the arrangements.

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Kenneth Bowlin, 67, of Vincennes, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019 at Linda White Hospice House in Evansville. Funeral arrangements are pending at Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Homes Vincennes Chapel.


Carson, Helen F., died Aug. 5. Services: 11 a.m. on Friday at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation: 4-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Ealy, Lois Jean, died Aug. 1. Services: 1 p.m. on Saturday at Memorial Park Cemetery.

McMullin, Odis Lee, died Aug. 5. Services: 1 p.m. on Saturday at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Burial: Walnut Hill Cemetery in Petersburg. Visitation: 10 a.m. until the hour of services on Saturday at the funeral home.

Risley, Timothy, died Aug. 2. Services: 2-5 p.m. today at Duesterberg-Fredrick Wampler Shaw Chapel in Bicknell. Burial: Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Memorials: Madison Risley Education Fund. Condolences.  

Shields, Saralee Watts, died Aug. 5. Services: 6 p.m. on Friday at Weathers Funeral Home in Salem. Visitation: 2 p.m. until the hour of services on Friday at the funeral home. Memorials: Washington County Food Bank, P.O. Box 128, Salem, IN 47167.


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