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10/24/2014 9:02:10 AM
Christian County Coroner Amy Winans tells Regional Radio News that a story reported by Fox Illinois Thursday night, on the cause of death of Mary Jane Agnew, is incorrect. Winans tells us that Mrs. Agnew died in June 2013 and Wednesday's ruling on the cause of death, was the first and only ruling of the death. Winans adds that the case in the Coroner's office has been pending investigation as man...read more
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Donna J. Pyle, 77, of Taylorville, passed away Monday, October 20, 2014 at 6:12 p.m. at Taylorville Memorial Hospital. She was born September 17, 1937 in Morrisonville, IL the daughter of Alvey and Georgia (Dowdy) Yard. She married Howard Pyle on February 11, 1956 in Taylorville, IL. She worked at Sangamon Paper Company in Taylorville and was a board member for kids are kids.   She is surviv...read more
Roger D. (Bronco) Prior, 60, of Taylorville, passed away Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 6:20 p.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. He was born September 28, 1954 in Springfield, IL the Son of Lloyd and Elaine Durham Prior. He had recently retired from Caterpillar, was a man that enjoyed drinking coffee and enjoyed aggravating the waitresses to no end. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing (Bl...read more
Robert J. Cekay, 88, of Taylorville, died at 4:00 pm Saturday, October 18, 2014 at Taylorville Care Center. He was born June 12, 1926 in Chicago, IL the son of Robert A. and Margaret Young Cekay. On August 30, 1947 he married Rita T. Hopkins in Chicago, IL and she preceded him in death on May 20, 2005. In 1945 Bob entered the U.S. Army one week after high school graduation. He went to Korea in 1...read more
Sept. 23, 2014Richard Arlin Farthing, 63, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a Navy veteran and a retired cook, died in Hanamaulu. He was born in Oakland, California, parents Arlin and Phyllis L. Zemke Farthing. He is survived by wife Georgianna Jerves-Farthing, son Steven, daughters Aubrey Crouch and Summer Shrader, stepsons Wilfred and Gregory Jerves, stepdaughter Adrienne Crowell, sisters Sally Dickerson and...read more
 Mrs. Frances B. Smith, of Witt, IL passed away at home at 12:30 am Sunday, October 12, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Pana, IL the daughter of James and Emily (Beauchamp) White.  Frances married Richard E. Smith formerly of Tovey, IL on July 23, 1948 in Palmer, IL.  Mrs. Smith worked at the Cardinal Plant in Kincaid, IL and Rothley’s in Taylorville, I...read more

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