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Jeremy Ross Jones, 39, Washington

Jeremy Ross Jones, age 39 of Washington, passed away Friday, October 2, 2015 at 11:02 p.m. in Evansville. He was born May 1, 1976 in Washington to Patricia Ann (McKinney) and James Eugene Jones. He

Alice Mattingly, 69, Loogootee

Alice Mattingly, 69, of Loogootee passed away Saturday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Barr Township. Visitation for Alice

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