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       Darrel Dexter, local historian and long-time editor of The Saga of Southern Illinois, has transcribed obituaries and death notices from thousands of Southern Illinois newspapers and made them available for posting on this website.  His notes provide additional  information for many of the entries.   Click one of the links below to access these full-text transcriptions.

Obituaries and Death Notices
in the Jonesboro Gazette 1858-1939

Obituaries and Death Notices
From Cairo, Illinois, Newspapers, 1848-1908, 1912 & 1918

Obituaries and Death Notices in
Pulaski County, Illinois, Newspapers 1857-1936

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